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1993 Historical Event(s)
- January 1, 1993 – Dissolution of Czechoslovakia: Czechoslovakia is divided into Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
- January 13, 1993 – Space Shuttle program: Endeavour heads for space for the third time as STS-54 launches from the Kennedy Space Center.
- January 23, 1993 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Rooster in Chinese astrology.
- April 8, 1993 – The Republic of Macedonia joins the United Nations.
- April 23, 1993 – Eritreans vote overwhelmingly for independence from Ethiopia in a United Nations-monitored referendum.
- April 30, 1993 – Monica Seles is stabbed by Günter Parche, an obsessed fan, during a quarterfinal match of the 1993 Citizen Cup in Hamburg, Germany
- August 27, 1993 – The Rainbow Bridge, connecting Tokyo’s Shibaura and the island of Odaiba, is completed.
- September 22, 1993 – A barge strikes a railroad bridge near Mobile, Alabama, causing the deadliest train wreck in Amtrak history. 47 passengers are killed.
- December 10, 1993 – The last shift leaves Wearmouth Colliery in Sunderland. The closure of the 156-year-old pit marks the end of the old County Durham coalfield, which had been in operation since the Middle Ages.
- December 30, 1993 – Israel and Vatican City establish diplomatic relations.
Who Were Born On 1993?
- January 22, 1993 – Rio Haryanto, Indonesian racing driver
- February 2, 1993 – Ravel Morrison, English footballer
- February 13, 1993 – Sophie Evans, Welsh musician
- February 16, 1993 – Mike Weinberg, American former child actor
- February 19, 1993 – Empress Schuck, Filipina actress
- May 10, 1993 – Mirai Shida, Japanese actress
- July 9, 1993 – Jake Vargas, Filipino actor
- August 3, 1993 – Yurina Kumai, Japanese singer
- September 23, 1993 – Sophie Borja, Welsh actress
- October 25, 1993 – Kelley Missal, American actress