On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1993

Historical Events

  • Liechtenstein prince Hans-Adam II disbands parliament

Music Single

Single "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" sung by Meat Loaf and composed by Jim Steinman is released. Goes on to be No. 1 in 28 countries.

Famous Deaths

  • (Nii Moi) "Speedy" Acquaye, Ghanaian drummer, percussionist and fire-eater (Tubby Hayes; Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames; Ginger Baker's Airforce), dies of cancer at 62
  • Ethan Allen, American baseball center fielder (inventor Cadaco-Ellis board game All Star Baseball; Yale University), dies at 89
  • Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Tie Musikwerk), dies at 72
  • Herman Meyer, Germanist (Deutsche Dichtung), dies at 82
1993 Highlights

About September 15, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo