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

Sports History

Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game

  • STS-51 (Discovery) lands

Historic Event

Supreme Soviet dismisses 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? 28 years, 7 months and 24 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