On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday

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 (They Saved Hitler's Brain), dies at 65