On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Ain't Broadway Grand" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 25 performances
  • "Song of Jacob Zulu" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • Landslide in Nambija Ecuador, kills 300
  • Mustapha Matura's "Playboy of West Indies" premieres in NYC
  • Paraguay holds its 1st pres & parliamentary elections in 50 years

Famous Deaths

  • Freya Stark, English author (Sunday Bloody Sunday), dies at 61
  • Mary Duncan Sanford, dies at 98
  • Penelope Gilliatt [Conner], British author