On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 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