On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1993

Historical Events

  • Captured American Pilot Mike Durant is filmed in an interview in captivity by a CNN camera crew.
  • Greek government of Papandreou forms
  • Mighty Ducks win their 1st NHL game
  • MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta Braves, 4 games to 2
  • Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Kary Mullis & Michael Smith
  • Nobel prize for physics awarded to Russel Hulse & Joseph Taylor

Famous Birthdays

  • Tiffany Trump, daughter of Donald Trump & Marla Maples, born in West Palm Beach, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Gwen Wells, American actress (Nashville), dies of cancer at 42
1993 Highlights

About October 13, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra