What Happened on March 20, 1993

Historical Events

World Record

Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (36.02 sec)

  • 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
  • Polykarp Kusch, American nuclear physicist (1955 Nobel Prize for Physics - for determining the magnetic moment of the electron), dies at 82
1993 Highlights

About March 20, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Informer - Snow
  • UK #1 Song: Oh Carolina - Shaggy