On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1993

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Meralco Theatre, Philippines
  • "She Loves Me" opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 294 performances
  • Massive Muslim demonstration in Xining, China, 12 killed

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nobel prize for literature awarded to American writer Toni Morrison

Famous Deaths

  • Agnes de Mille, American dancer and choreographer (Oklahoma!, Rodeo), dies at 88
  • Cyril Cusack, South African actor (Day of the Jackal, Fahrenheit 451), dies of neuron disease at 82
  • Kenneth Nelson, American actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family), dies at 63