On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1993

Historical Events

  • 118th Preakness: Mike Smith aboard Prairie Bayou wins in 1:56.6
  • 38th Eurovision Song Contest: Niamh Kavanagh for Ireland wins singing "In Your Eyes" in Millstreet
  • Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas opens
  • Montreal Expo retires their 1st number, #10 for Rusty Staub

Famous Weddings

  • British-American actress Jane Seymour (42) weds American actor James Keach (45); divorce 2015

Famous Deaths

  • Salah Ahmed Ibrahim, Sudanese writer, poet, and diplomat (b. 1933)
1993 Highlights

About May 15, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus