On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Franziska van Almsick swims world record 100m free style (53.33)

Famous Deaths

  • Alois Brunner, German/Syrian commandant of KZ-Lower Drancy, dies
  • Felix Grucci, fireworks expert, dies of Alzheimer's disease at 87
  • Sir Paul Hasluck, Governor-General of Australia (b. 1905)