On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1993

Historical Events

  • A Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154 is shot down by a missile in Sukhumi, Georgia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • STS-51 (Discovery) lands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Supreme Soviet dismisses President Boris Yeltsin

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • Ukrainian Prime Minister Leonid Kuchma resigns due to the "slow pace of reform"

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret MacDonald, maid to Queen Elizabeth, dies at 89
1993 Highlights

About September 22, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo