On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1993

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 10th MTV Video Music Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins

KnighthoodDictator Bokassa I

Central African Republic ex-emperor Jean-Bédel Bokassa freed
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Jean-Bédel Bokassa is crowned as 'Emperor of Central Africa' atop a golden throne in 1976
Jean-Bédel Bokassa is crowned as 'Emperor of Central Africa' atop a golden throne in 1976
  • Day of Peace in South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Berry, English/American actor (Pippin, 49th Parallel), dies at 80
  • John [Eoin] Higgins, Northern Ireland supreme court justice (1984-93), dies at 66