On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1993

Historical Events

  • Authorities near Waco, Texas, negotiate (unsuccessfully) with Branch Davidians
  • New expansion NHL team, owned in Anaheim, CA by Disney, receives its name, inspired by the 1992 Disney movie 'The Mighty Ducks'

Event of interestEvent of Interest

New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner is reinstated as general partner of the team; banned because of his relationship with convicted gambler Howie Spira

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pavel Bure scores twice to become the first player in Vancouver's 23 year history to record 50 goals in an NHL season as Canucks beat the Buffalo Sabres, 5-2 in Hamilton

Ice Hockey Great Pavel Bure
Ice Hockey Great
Pavel Bure

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Conforto, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 2017; New York Mets), born in Seattle, Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Luis Kutner, American co-founder (Amnesty International), dies at 84
  • Terry Frost, American actor (Waterfront, Dead Man's Trail), dies at 86
1993 Highlights

About March 1, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces