On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Airbus A310 of Air Nigeria hijacked, 1 dead
  • Canada Liberal Party and Bloc Québécois wins parliamentary election
  • Daryll Cullinan hits unbeaten 337 for Transvaal against Northern Transvaal, South African 1st-class cricket record score

Famous Birthdays

  • Xander Schauffele, American golfer (British Open 2018, US Masters 2019 runner-up), born in San Diego, California

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Velis, El Salvador guerilla leader (FMLN), murdered
  • Mary C Lawton, jurist (CIA's Agency Seal Medallion), dies at 58
  • Philip P. Cohen, American medical researcher, dies at 85
  • Vincent Price, American actor (House on Haunted Hill, Fly, Laura), dies of lung cancer at 82
  • Vladimir Yevgenyevich Preobrazhensky, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 54