1993 in History – What happened in year 1993

✅ Published on April 10th, 2009 in 20th Century in History

In history, year 1993 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1993.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1993 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
05 januaryBrian Lara of West Indies completed 277 vs. Australia at cricket SCG.
06 januaryIndian Border Security Force (BSF) units killed 55 Kashmiri civilians in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir, in revenge after militants ambushed a BSF patrol.
07 januaryThe Fourth Republic of Ghana was inaugurated with Jerry Rawlings as its president.
10 januaryThe Braer Storm, the strongest extratropical cyclone ever recorded in the North Atlantic, reached its peak intensity.
15 januarySalvatore 'The Beast' Riina, one of the most powerful members of the Sicilian Mafia, was arrested after three decades as a fugitive.
19 januaryIsrael recognized PLO as no longer criminal.
23 januaryIndian Airlines B737 crash at Aurangabad. 61 were killed.
24 januaryAccident took 12 lives due to DC-3 crash in Kinshasa Fan cities suffered a lot.
24 januaryTurkish journalist and writer Ugur Mumcu was assassinated by a car bomb outside his home in Ankara.
25 januaryFive people were shot outside the Central Intelligence Agency Headquarters in Langley, Virginia, resulting in two deaths.
26 januaryAustralia is defeated by West Indies by one run in 4th Test at Adelaide.
27 januaryAn accident took 12 lives due to Dc-3 crash in Kinshasa. It caused a lot of damage.
27 januaryAmerican-born sumo wrestler Akebono Taro became the first foreigner to reach the rank of yokozuna (grand champion).
31 januaryIn the 81st Australian Men's tennis Jim Courier beats S Edberg by (62 61 26 75) runs and it was a lucky day for Jim.
02 februaryIrina Privalara makes a new world record .This record was of running 50m indoor in just 6.05 seconds.
08 february134 innocent passengers killed in the crash of Suchoi – 24 into Tupolar passengers Flight.
10 februaryMichael Jackson Talked to Oprah Winfrey' airs on ABC and drew astound of 39.3 rating/56 share of about 90 million people.
12 februaryTwo-year-old James Bulger was led away from New Strand Shopping Centre in Bootle, England, and brutally murdered by two ten-year-old boys, who became the youngest convicted murderers in modern English history.
14 februaryIn a fire attack in Linux Departmental store that is in Tangshan China killed 79 people.
16 februarySandra Volker made a world record by swimming 50m backstroke in about 28.33 seconds.
19 februaryKenya Moore, a 22 year old girl Micligan was crowned as the 42nd Miss USA on February 19, 1993.
21 februarySergi Bubka sets the world record in indoor pole vault (6.15m).
02 marchSalman Rushdie, the famous British based novelist divorces Marianne Wiggins.
07 marchTodd Bridges, the famous actor, has been arrested for stabbing a tenant.
08 marchA well known famous singer named Fela Kuti of Nigeria was arrested by the police as they found him the suspicion of the murder.
11 marchKurt Browning CAN won The Men’s figure skating championship which was held in Prague.
11 marchJanet Reno was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the first female Attorney General of the United States.
12 marchThe 1993 Storm of the Century formed over the Gulf of Mexico;at its height its effects were directly experienced by nearly 40 percentof the United States' population.
12 marchA series of thirteen coordinated bomb explosions took place in Bombay, India, killing over 250 civilians and injuring over 700 others.
15 marchA great event in Indian cricket history as Vinod Kambli scored 227 runs. The match was against Zimbabwe. It was his 2nd consecutive century.

Famous birthdays in the year 1993:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AugustÁlex Abrines / Basketball Player / Spain
02 OctoberAaro Vainio / Racing Car Driver / Finland
03 AugustOla Abidogun / Sprinter / United Kingdom
06 SeptemberMattia Valoti / Footballer / Italy
06 OctoberJoe Rafferty / Footballer / United Kingdom
10 JuneVita Chambers / Singer / Canada
10 MayTímea Babos / Tennis Player / Hungary
13 MaySiim-Tanel Sammelselg / Jumper / Estonia
14 February Shane Harper / Writer / United States of America
15 March Paul Pogba / Footballer / France
19 January Erick Torres Padilla / Footballer / Mexico
24 NovemberJoe Pigott / Footballer / United Kingdom
25 JuneBarney Clark / Actor / United Kingdom
26 MayJason Adesanya / Footballer / Belgium
27 JulyMax Power / Footballer / United Kingdom
27 AugustOlivier Le Gac / Cyclist / France
27 January Joe Landolina / Business Man / United States of America
28 JulyCher Lloyd / Writer / United Kingdom
30 OctoberMarcus Mariota / Footballer / United States of America
31 DecemberRyan Blaney / Racing Car Driver / United States of America

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1993:

YearName / Profession / Country
09 AugustDipa Karmakar / Gymnast / India
07 FebruaryShafaq Naaz / Actress / India
07 MayAmyra Dastur / Actress / India
09 AugustDeepa Karmakar / Player / India
11 JanuaryMashaal Durrani / Actor / India
08 AugustNoyonita Lodh / Model / India
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