On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1993

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Howard Stern releases his 1st book "Private Parts"

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • UN lifts remaining economic sanctions against South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Angus T. Jones, American actor (Two and a Half Men), born in Austin, Texas
  • Garbiñe Muguruza, Spanish tennis player (French Open 2016, Wimbledon 2017), 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], singer (Aunt Saar), dies at 73
1993 Highlights

About October 8, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra