On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1993

Historical Events

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (36.02 sec)

Speed Skater Dan Jansen
Speed Skater
Dan Jansen
  • France beats Wales, 26-10 at Parc des Princes, Paris for it's 10th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship
  • IRA-bomb kills 3 year old in Warrington, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Sloane Stephens, American tennis player (US Open 2017), born in Plantation, Florida

Famous Weddings

  • Talk show host Morton Downey Jr (59) weds producer Lori Krebs (29) in Bellmore, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Claudia Yeltsin, mother of Russian president Yeltsin, dies at 85
  • Jonathan Ball, English youngster, killed by IRA at 3
1993 Highlights

About March 20, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces