What Happened on September 8, 1993

Historical Events

  • Baseball's proposed switch to a three-division format OKed in AL
  • Houston's Darryl Kile throws 3rd no-hitter of season in Astros' 7-1 win over NY Mets
  • Wang Junxia creates a women's world record 10,000m (29:31.78) at the Chinese National Games

Famous Deaths

  • Hall Bartlett, American director (Jonathan Livingston Seagull), dies at 70
  • Lorin "Whitey" Harrison, surfer, dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Zaki Naguib Mahmoud, Egyptian philosopher/author/diplomat, dies at 88
1993 Highlights

About September 8, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 4 months and 22 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