On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1993

Historical Events

  • "Wonderful Tennessee" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 25 people killed during Ghana-Ivory Coast soccer match
  • German unemployment hits national record of 3.5 million

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rapper Tupac Shakur charged with aggravated assault

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur

Famous Birthdays

  • Letitia Wright, English actress (Black Panther), born in Georgetown, Guyana

Famous Deaths

  • Adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/art dealer, commits suicide at 52
  • Edwin A Walker, US Maj-Gen, dies of lung cancer at 84

Person of interestFederico Fellini

Federico Fellini, director (La Dolce Vita), dies of stroke at 73

Film Director and Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film Director and Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini

Person of interestRiver Phoenix

River Phoenix, American actor (Stand By Me), dies of drug overdose at 23

1993 Highlights

About October 31, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio