On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1993

Historical Events

  • STS-58 (Columbia) launches into orbit

Famous Deaths

  • Dionisio Herrero, Spanish air force general, murdered at 63
  • Lois Kibbee, American actress (Edge of Night), dies of a brain tumor at 71
  • Smail Yefsah, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 31
1993 Highlights

About October 18, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra