On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday

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