On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1993

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Howard Stern releases his 1st book "Private Parts"

  • UN lifts remaining economic sanctions against South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Angus T. Jones, American actor (Two and a Half Men), born in Austin, Texas
  • Bubba Wallace, American NASCAR racer, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Garbiñe Muguruza, Spanish tennis player (French Open 2016, Wimbledon 2017; WTA Finals 2021), born in Caracas, Venezuela

Famous Weddings

  • Queen Elizabeth's nephew Viscount Linley (32) weds Serena Stanhope (24) at St. Margaret’s Church in London

Famous Deaths

  • Manke Nelis [Cornelis Pieters], Dutch singer (Aunt Saar), dies at 73
1993 Highlights

About October 8, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra