On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1993

Historical Events

  • "Livin' On The Edge" by Aerosmith hits #18
  • 125th Belmont: Julie Krone aboard Colonial Affair wins in 2:29.8

Sport awardFrench Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: Germany's Steffi Graf wins her 3rd of 6 French singles titles; beats Mary Joe Fernández of the US 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Liberian Charles Taylors rebellion kills 550 fugitives
  • Somali warlord Aidids murders 23 Pakistani

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBreonna Taylor

Breonna Taylor, African American medical technician who was shot and killed by police officers in her home, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 2020)

Victim of Police Brutality Breonna Taylor
Victim of Police Brutality
Breonna Taylor

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Singer Mariah Carey weds Tommy Mottola, CEO (Sony Music)

Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey

Famous Deaths

  • Conway Twitty, country star (Linda on My Mind), dies in surgery at 59
1993 Highlights

About June 5, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini