On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1993

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern radio show premieres in Boston (WBCN 104.1 FM-evenings)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAlbert Sabin

Albert Sabin [Abram Saperstein], Polish American physician who invented the oral polio vaccine, dies of heart failure at 86

Physician and Scientist Albert Sabin
Physician and Scientist
Albert Sabin
  • Carlos Marcello, Tunisian-born gangster (b. 1910)
  • Carlos Montoya, American flamenco guitarist (Suite Flamenco 1966), dies at 89
  • Cyril Collard, French composer/dir/actor (A Nos Amours), dies at 35
1993 Highlights

About March 3, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces