On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1993

Historical Events

  • Dayanara Torres, 18, of Puerto Rico, crowned 42nd Miss Universe
  • Opposition leader Xanana Gusmao of East-Timor sentenced to life
  • Robin Smith scores 167 in England Texaco Trophy loss v Australia
  • Venezuela president Carlos Andres Perez fired

Famous Deaths

  • John Frost, English soldier who led the defence of Arnhem Bridge during Operation Market Garden, dies at 80
  • John Holland, American actor (My Fair Lady, Chinatown), dies at 65
1993 Highlights

About May 21, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini