What Happened on September 11, 1993

Historical Events

  • Junxia Qu runs 1500m ladies' world record (3:50.46)

US Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf wins 15th Grand Slam singles title, 3rd US title; beats Helena Suková 6-3, 6-3

Famous Weddings

Merle Haggard

Country singer Merle Haggard (56) weds (fifth and final time) Theresa Ann Lane at his ranch near Redding, California

Famous Deaths

  • Antoine Izmery, Haitian businessman/advisor to President Aristide, murdered by paramilitaries
  • Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor, dies at 81

About September 11, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dreamlover - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Mr Vain - Culture Beat