Today in History for Year 1993 (Part 6)

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Historical Events

Events 501 - 600 of 835

Aug 1st - Walter Koenig, Checkov of Star Trek, suffers a heart attack
Aug 2nd - NYC radio (WFAN) personality Don Imus' lung collapes
Aug 2nd - Peter Angelos & William DeWitt purchase Orioles
Aug 2nd - Train crash in tunnel at Vega de Anzo Spain, 12 killed
Aug 2nd - Shamrock Broadcasting, a Disney company, officially takes ownership of Cleveland's WMMS-FM/100.7 & WHK-AM/1420
Aug 4th - Angolan air force bombs Huambo
Aug 4th - Rwandian Hutus & Tutsis sign peace treaty in Arusha
Aug 4th - Tony Gwynn gets 6 hits, 4th time in 1993 a Padre gets 5 or more hits
Aug 6th - Japan Hosokawa government begins
Aug 6th - Pope John Paul II publishes Veritatis splendor encyclical
Aug 7th - "Camelot" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 56 performances
264th Pope John Paul II264th Pope John Paul II Aug 7th - Tropical storm Brett ravages Venezuela, 118 killed
Aug 8th - Dana Lofland wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic Dormann at Stratton Mt
Aug 8th - Tropical storm Bret ravages Venezuela, about 100 killed
Aug 9th - King Albert II of Belgium, crowned
Aug 10th - Charlotte Anne Lopez, 16, of Vermont, crowned 11th Miss Teen USA
Aug 10th - An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale hits the South Island of New Zealand.
Aug 11th - NY Islander Brian Mullen, 31, suffers a mild stroke
Aug 11th - Pope John Paul II visits Mexico
Aug 11th - Red Sox Roger Clemens pitches 2,000th strike out (Danny Tartabul-NY)
MLB Pitching Legend Roger ClemensMLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens Aug 12th - Pope John Paul II begins visit of US
Aug 13th - Blue Jay Rickey Henderson pays Turner Ward $25,000 for his #24
Aug 13th - Hotel in Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand, collapses, 114 killed
Aug 13th - US Court of Appeals rules congress must save all E-Mail
Aug 14th - Nigerian presidential election
Aug 14th - Reggie Jackson Day - NY Yanks retire 13th # (#44)
Aug 14th - St Louis reliever Lee Smith is fastest to get 40 saves
Aug 15th - "Goodbye Girl" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 188 performances
Aug 15th - 75th PGA Championship: Paul Azinger shoots a 272 at Inverness Club Oh
MLB Right Fielder Reggie JacksonMLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson Aug 15th - Cindy Schreyer wins LPGA Sun-Time Challenge Golf Tournament
Aug 15th - NYC radio (WFAN) personality Don Imus' lung collapes for 2nd time
Aug 15th - Nolan Ryan, 324th & final victory, Rangers 4, Indians 1
Aug 15th - Televangelist Robert Tilton announces he is divorcing Marte
Aug 16th - The Debian distribution was first announced by Ian Murdock, then a student at Purdue University. Murdock initially called his system the "Debian Linux Release"
Aug 16th - South Africa relinquishes sovereignty over Walvis Bay
Aug 18th - Historical Kapelbrug in Luzern Switz, destroyed by fire
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan RyanMLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan Aug 19th - 34th Walker Cup: US, 19-5
Aug 19th - Dow Jones hits record high of 3612.13
Aug 19th - George Tiller, abortion doctor, shot in his arms by Rachelle Shannon
Aug 19th - Mattel & Fisher Price toy companies merge
Aug 19th - Sally Gunnell runs women's world record 400m hurdles (52.74")
Aug 20th - Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
Aug 20th - Howard Stern is fired from WLUP-AM, Chicago
Aug 20th - Mother Teresa hospitalized with malaria
Aug 20th - After rounds of secret negotiations in Norway, the Oslo Peace Accords are signed, followed by a public ceremony in Washington, D.C. the following month.
Catholic Missionary Mother TeresaCatholic Missionary Mother Teresa Aug 21st - NASA loses contact with Mars Observer
Aug 22nd - "In the Summer House" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 25 perfs
Aug 22nd - Hiromi Kobayash wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic
Aug 23rd - NY Dow Jones index reaches record high of 3,638.96 points
Aug 23rd - Fred McGriff & David Justice are 6th to hit back-to-back HRs twice in same game
Aug 24th - Mars Observer comes closest to Mars
Aug 24th - Padres scores 14 in 1st vs Cardinals
Aug 27th - Yak-40 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 79 killed/1 lives
Aug 27th - The Rainbow Bridge connecting Tokyo's Shibaura and the island of Odaiba is completed.
Aug 28th - Dam breaks in Qinghai West China, 223 killed
MLB Outfielder David JusticeMLB Outfielder David Justice Aug 28th - Jakovlev-42 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 76 killed
Aug 28th - Long Beach California beats Panama for little league world championship
Aug 28th - Singapore vice-premier Teng Cheong elected president
Aug 29th - 21st du Maurier Golf Classic: Brandie Burton
Aug 29th - 93rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris
Aug 30th - 150,000,000 millionth visitor to Eiffel Tower
Aug 30th - Hassan II mosque opens in Casablanca, 2nd largest mosque in the world
Aug 31st - Minnesota Twins beat Cleve Indians 5-4 in 22 innings
Aug 31st - Venezuela president Carlos Perez flees
Aug 31st - HMS Mercury, the Royal Navy's communications training establishment, closes after 52 years in commission.
Sep 1st - "White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion NYC for 38 perfs
Sep 1st - Goran Ivanisevic & Daniel Nestor play longest tie-break in US Tennis
Sep 2nd - 10th MTV Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins
Sep 2nd - Central African Republic ex-emperor Bokassa freed
Sep 2nd - Day of Peace in South Africa
Sep 4th - Jim Abbott pitches 4-0, no-hit win over Indians at Yankee Stadium
Sep 4th - Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM
Sep 5th - "Fool Moon" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 207 perfs
Sep 5th - "Jelly's Last Jam" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 569 perfs
Sep 5th - "Will Rogers Follies" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 983 perfs
Sep 5th - F Murray Abraham released from hospital after car accident
Sep 5th - Largest US Tennis Open 2 sessions (total) daily gate (43,502)
Sep 5th - Noureddine Morceli runs world record mile (3:44,39)
Sep 6th - Helen Dobson wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
Comedian Jerry LewisComedian Jerry Lewis Sep 6th - Jerry Lewis' 28th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $46,014,922
Sep 7th - Brazil votes over importing monarchy
Sep 7th - Cards Mark Whiten, hits 4 HRs & 12 RBIs in 2nd game of doubleheader
Sep 8th - Baseball's proposed switch to a three-division format OKed in AL
Sep 8th - Cheek Junxia wins world record ladies 10 km (29:31.78)
Sep 8th - Houston's Darryl Kile throws 3rd no-hitter of season in 7-1 over Mets
Sep 9th - Croupier of casino in Bristol, England, shoots a 4 a record eight times
Sep 9th - PLO recognizes state of Israel
Sep 9th - Ukraine premier Leonid Koetsjma, (Kuchma) resigns
Sep 10th - 1,000 Boeing 747 jumbo plane produced
Sep 10th - Israel & PLO sign joint recognition statements
Tennis Player Steffi GrafTennis Player Steffi Graf Sep 11th - 107th US Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (6-3 6-3)
Sep 11th - Junxia Qu runs 1500m ladies' world record (3:50.46)
Sep 12th - 113rd US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Cedric Pioline (64 64 63)
Sep 12th - Donna Andrews wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
Sep 12th - Junxia Cheek runs 3000 m ladies world record (8:12.29)
Sep 12th - Paul Molitor at 37 is oldest to reach 100 RBIs for 1st time in career
Sep 12th - STS-51 (Discovery) launches into orbit
Sep 13th - Israeli min of Foreign affairs Peres & PLO-Abu Mazen sign peace accord
Tennis Player Pete SamprasTennis Player Pete Sampras Sep 13th - Junxia Cheek runs ladies world record 3000m (8:06.11)
Sep 13th - Queens NY begins required recycling

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 501 - 600 of 727

Sep 17th - Christian Nyby, US director (Big Sleep, Thing), dies at 80
Sep 19th - Bruce Ferden, US conductor (NY, Washington, Amsterdam), dies at 44
Sep 19th - Richard Landau, US screenwriter (Back to Bataan), dies at 79
Sep 20th - Leonard Parkin, British TV host (ITN), dies at 64
Sep 20th - Loan Volkerijk, Dutch baseball coach (ADO), dies at 65
Sep 21st - Fernand Ledoux, Belgian/French actor (L'Homme de Londres), dies at 96
Sep 21st - Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/Engl/Neth actor (Best Thing in Life), dies at 34
Sep 22nd - Margaret MacDonald, maid to Queen Elizabeth, dies at 89
Sep 23rd - William Cort, actor/producer (Ghost, Dear Heart), dies of cancer at 53
Sep 24th - Zita Johann, Hungarian/US actress (Mummy), dies at 89
Sep 24th - Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist (b. 1913)
Sep 24th - Ian Stuart Donaldson, British musician (b. 1957)
Sep 26th - James Boyden, British Labour MP (1959-79), dies at 82
Sep 27th - Andrei Solovyiov, Russian photographer, dies in battle at 38
Aviation Pioneer Jimmy DoolittleAviation Pioneer Jimmy Doolittle (Sep 27th) Sep 27th - James Doolittle, US air force general (Tokyo 1942), dies at 96
Sep 28th - Alfonso Balcazar, dies
Sep 28th - Gustavo Brillembourg, Venez/US advocate, dies in an accident at 35
Sep 28th - Peter De Vries, cartoonist (New Yorker), dies at 83
Sep 28th - Fraser MacPherson, Canadian jazz saxophonist (b. 1928)
Sep 28th - Alexander A. Drabik, American soldier (b. 1910)
Sep 29th - Ghuslam Wyne, premier of Lahore Pakistan, murdered at 60
Sep 29th - Gordon Douglas, director (Call Me Mr Tibbs, Our Gang), dies at 85
Sep 30th - Alex Lyon, English Labor Lower house leader (1966-83), dies at 61
Sep 30th - Gordon Douglas, actor/director (Tony Rome), dies of cancer at 85
Sep 30th - Paul Nowee, writer (Arendsoog.. premiejager), dies at 57
Sep 30th - Tony Brafa, actor (Enrico Pallazzo-Naked Gun), dies at 72
Oct 1st - Reizl Bozyk, Polish/US actress (Crossing Delancey), dies at 79
Oct 1st - Janine Darcey, French actress (Priez pour nous), dies at 75
Oct 1st - Joseph Warren, actor (Gift of Love, Urban Warriors), dies at 77
Oct 2nd - Henry Ringling North, circus owner (Ringling Bros Circus), dies at 83
Oct 3rd - JH Scheps, Dutch MP (Social Democratic), dies at 93
Oct 3rd - Sgt. First Class Randy Shughart, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1958)
Oct 3rd - Master Sgt. Gary Gordon, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1960)
Oct 4th - Fran Carlon, dies of cancer at 80
Oct 4th - Jim Holton, Scottish footballer (b. 1951)
Oct 5th - Jane Nigh, actress (Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67
Oct 5th - Karl G Henize, astronaut (STS 51-F), dies of heart failure at 66
Oct 6th - Agnes de Mille, US dancer/choreographer (Oklahoma!), dies at 88
Oct 6th - Larry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot (b. 1949)
Oct 7th - Agnes de Mille, choreographer (Oklahoma!, Rodeo), dies at 88
Oct 7th - Cyril Cusack, actor (Fahrenheit 451), dies of neuron disease at 82
Oct 7th - Kenneth Nelson, US/English actor (Boys in the Band), dies at 63
Oct 8th - Manke Nelis, [Cornelis Pieters], singer (Aunt Saar), dies at 73
Oct 9th - C R Rangachari, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies
Oct 9th - Geert de Vlaeminck, Belgian champion cyclist, dies at 26
Oct 10th - Catherine Collard, French pianist (Debussy, Haydn), dies at 46
Oct 10th - Djillali Belkhenchir, Algerian doctor, murdered at 52
Oct 11th - Jess Thomas, American tenor (b. 1927)
Oct 12th - Leon Ames, actor (Father of the Bride), dies at 91 of stroke
Oct 12th - Tofik Bakhramov, Russian footballer (b. 1926)
Oct 13th - Gwen Wells, actress (Nashville), dies of cancer at 42
Oct 13th - Leon Ames, US actor (Mr Ed, Peggy Sue got Married), dies at 90
Oct 14th - Bertie Clarke, cricketer (6 wkts for WI in 1939), dies
Oct 14th - Guy Malary, Haitian lawyer/minister of Justice, murdered at 50
Oct 14th - Mustafa Abada, Algerian TV director, murdered
Oct 14th - Walter Brown Newman, US screenwriter (Cat Ballou), dies at 77
Oct 15th - Ken E Jones, musician (New Amsterdam Symph Orch), dies of AIDS at 34
Oct 16th - John Bowles, president (Rexall Drugs), dies at 76
Oct 17th - Frank J Del Giudice, US industrial designer (Boeing 747), dies at 77
Oct 17th - Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist, dies at 84
Oct 17th - Wim van Dooren, theologist/humanist/philosopher, dies
Oct 17th - Criss Oliva, American musician (Savatage) (b. 1963)
Oct 18th - Dionisio Herrero, Spanish air force general, murdered at 63
Oct 18th - Lois Kibbee, actress (Edge of Night), dies of brain tumor at 71
Oct 18th - Smail Yefsah, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 31
Oct 19th - Bert Schoofs, table tennis star, dies at 48
Oct 19th - Dionisio Herrero, Spanish air force general, murdered
Oct 19th - Lois Kibbee, actress (Edge of Night), dies of brain tumor at 71
Oct 19th - Roy Armstrong, English historian (Traditional buildings), dies at 91
Oct 20th - James Leo Herlihy, novelist (Midnight Cowboy), dies at 66
Oct 20th - Maurice Dolbier, US actor/writer (Nowhere near Everest), dies at 81
Oct 20th - Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese painter (b. 1909)
Oct 21st - Assad Saftawi, Palestinian co-founder of al-Fatah, murdered at 58
Oct 21st - Irving Torgoff, US baseball player (Detroit Tigers), dies at 75
Oct 21st - Melchior Ndadaye, banker/1st Hutu pres of Burundi (1993), murder at 40
Oct 21st - Sam Zolotow, US theater critic (NY Times), dies at 94
Oct 21st - Scott Heiser, US photographer (Interview), dies at 44
Oct 22nd - Elie A Cohen, physician (held in Auschwitz), dies at 84
Oct 22nd - Fred C Shapiro, US journalist (Tiananmen-square 1989), dies at 62
Oct 22nd - Jiri Hajek, Czech lawyer/minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 80
Oct 24th - Ben Scholtens, historian (Gaama Duumi), murdered at 39
Oct 24th - Desmond Nuttall, English theorist, dies at 49
Oct 24th - Tonino Nardi, Italian cinematographer (Porte Manifest), dies at 54
Oct 25th - Francisco Velis, El Salvador guerilla leader (FMLN), murdered
Oct 25th - Mary C Lawton, jurist (CIA's Agency Seal Medallion), dies at 58
Oct 25th - Philip P Cohen, Doctor (Nobel), dies at 85
Oct 25th - Vincent Price, actor (Raven, Fly), dies of lung cancer at 82
Oct 25th - Vladimir Yevgenyevich Preobrazhensky, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 54
Oct 26th - Absolutely Nobody, [David Powers], Wash lt-gov candidate, dies at 37
Oct 26th - H Hardenberg, writer, dies
Oct 28th - Carmino Baelen, Belgian sleder, dies at 22
Oct 28th - Doris Duke, heiress (American Tobacco Co), dies at 80
Oct 29th - George Pope, cricketer (one Test for England, 8 runs not out), dies
Oct 29th - Raymond Lockhart, TV director (Huntley Brinkley Report), dies at 65
Oct 30th - Hernan Heleno Castro, El Salvadorian guerilla leader, murdered
Oct 30th - Paul Grégoire, Archbishop of Montreal (b. 1911)
Oct 31st - Adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/art dealer, commits suicide at 52
Oct 31st - Edwin A Walker, US Maj-Gen, dies of lung cancer at 84
Film director, Scriptwriter Federico FelliniFilm director, Scriptwriter Federico Fellini (Oct 31st) Oct 31st - Federico Fellini, director (La Dolce Vita), dies of stroke at 73
Oct 31st - River Phoenix, actor (Stand By Me), dies of drug overdose at 23

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