On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1993

Historical Events

Television Premiere

"Frasier" starring Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce premieres on NBC

Baseball Record

Minnesota Twins Dave Winfield is 19th to get 3,000 hits


Famous Birthdays

  • Bryson DeChambeau, American golfer (US Open 2020), born in Modesto, California
  • Tayla Parx [Taylor Parks], American songwriter, singer, and actress, born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Weddings

  • Singer Karen Akers (48) weds businessman Kevin Powers (41)

Famous Deaths

  • Johanna Zandstra-Giezen, Dutch supercentenarian (oldest person in Netherland), dies at 111 years and 9 days
  • Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Australian Aboriginal political activist and writer (We Are Going), dies at 72
  • Willie Mosconi, American pool player (World C'ship pocket billiards 1941-57), dies of heart attack at 80
1993 Highlights

About September 16, 1993

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 8 months and 8 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