On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1993

Historical Events

Television Finale

"Late Night with David Letterman" airs for the last time on NBC-TV

Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: The Black Crowes, and The Kinks headline; other performers include Winton Marsalis, Robert Plant, Velvet Underground, Hothouse Flowers, Van Morrison, John Prine, Rolf Harris, Lenny Kravitz, and Barenaked Ladies

Historic Event

Kim Campbell becomes the 19th Prime Minister of Canada (although she would remain in office for less than five months)

  • NY Islander goalie Billy Smith elected to NHL Hall of Fame
  • Parliamentary election in Morocco

Famous Birthdays

  • Barney Clark, English actor (Oliver Twist), born in Hackney, London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Miroslav Klega, Czech composer (Pantomime Suite), dies at 67
1993 Highlights

About June 25, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer