On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1993

Historical Events

Emmy Awards

45th Emmy Awards: Seinfeld, Picket Fences & Ted Danson win

  • Actress Michele Phillips (Knots Landing) is robbed at gunpoint
  • Kimberly Clarice Aiken, 18, Miss SC wins 67th Miss America
  • Parliamentary election in Poland
  • San Diego Chargers' kicker John Carney boots 6 field goals in an 18-17 win over Houston to set a new NFL record with 29 consecutive field goals made

Sports History

Tom Glavine wins 20 games in 3 straight years


Famous Deaths

  • András Mihály, Hungarian composer, dies at 75
  • Bruce Ferden, American conductor (NY, Washington, Amsterdam), dies at 44
  • Richard Landau, American screenwriter (Back to Bataan), dies at 79
1993 Highlights

About September 19, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dreamlover - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Boom! Shake the Room - Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince