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

Boxing Title Fight

Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1993 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Pat Cummins, Australian cricket fast bowler and captain (BB 6/23; NSW CA, Kolkata Knight Riders), born in Sydney, Australia
Born in 1993

Famous Deaths

  • Avram Davidson, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Peregrine: Primus, Rork!), dies at 70
  • Kees Deenik, Dutch singer, bandleader, and broadcaster, dies at 78-ish

About May 8, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Freak Me - Silk
  • UK #1 Song: Five Live Ep - George Michael & Queen with Lisa Stansfield