What Happened on September 1, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion NYC for 38 performances
  • Goran Ivanišević and Daniel Nestor play a 20–18 tiebreaker in their US Open first round match, eventually won by Ivanišević 6–4, 7–6, 7–6(20–18); longest tiebreak in US Open history

Famous Birthdays

  • Ilona Mitrecey, French singer

Famous Deaths

  • Gerben Wagenaar, Dutch resistance fighter and communist, dies at 80
  • Hew Lorimer, British sculptor, dies at 86
  • Jacqueline Wijchers, film publicist (Havenloods, Sextant), dies at 89