On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1993

Historical Events

  • Anti-Nazi riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching British National Party headquarters

Appointment of Interest

General Omar al-Bashir appointed Sudan president

  • IRA bomb attack on fish & chips restaurant in Belfast, 10 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroline Garcia, French tennis player (French Open doubles 2016), born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

Famous Weddings

Don Shula

NFL coach Don Shula (63) weds second wife Mary Anne Stephens at St Joseph's Catholic Church in Miami Beach

Famous Deaths

  • John Bowles, president (Rexall Drugs), dies at 76
1993 Highlights

About October 16, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra