On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1993

Historical Events

  • Massive Muslim demonstration in Xining, China, 12 killed
  • Musical "Les Miserables" opens at Meralco Theatre, Philippines

Nobel Prize

Nobel prize for literature awarded to American writer Toni Morrison


Famous Deaths

  • Agnes de Mille, American Tony and Emmy Award-winning dancer and choreographer (Rodeo; Oklahoma!), 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
1993 Highlights

About October 7, 1993

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 28 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra