On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1993

Historical Events

  • 16 year old Keron Thomas disguises himself as a motorman & takes NYC subway train and 2,000 passengers on a 3 hour ride
  • ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Phil Ware

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis

Famous Deaths

  • Avram Davidson, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Peregrine: Primus, Rork!), dies at 70
  • Kees Deenik, singer/conductor
1993 Highlights

About May 8, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus