Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 5 months and 21 days
- "Candide" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 103 performances
- 43rd British Academy Television Awards: "Only Fools and Horses" Best Comedy, "EastEnders" Best Drama
- 50th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The English Patient" Best Film, Joel & Ethan Coen Best Director
- KC Royal Chili Davis is 75th to hit 300 HRs
- The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 comes into force, outlaws production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons among its signatories.