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1993 Historical Event(s)
- January 23, 1993 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Rooster in Chinese astrology.
- February 1, 1993 – Gary Bettman becomes the NHL’s first commissioner
- February 26, 1993 – World Trade Center bombing: In New York City, a truck bomb parked below the North Tower of the World Trade Center explodes, killing 6 and injuring over a thousand.
- February 28, 1993 – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents raid the Branch Davidian church in Waco, Texas with a warrant to arrest the group’s leader David Koresh. Four BATF agents and five Davidians die in the initial raid, starting a 51-day standoff.
- April 23, 1993 – Eritreans vote overwhelmingly for independence from Ethiopia in a United Nations-monitored referendum.
- May 18, 1993 – EU - riots in Nørrebro, Copenhagen caused by the approval of the four Danish exceptions in the Maastricht Treaty referendum. Police opened fire against civilians for the first time since World War II and injured 11 demonstrators. In total 113 bullets are fired.
- June 5, 1993 – Portions of the Holbeck Hall Hotel in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, fall into the sea following a landslide.
- October 30, 1993 – Greysteel massacre: The Ulster Freedom Fighters, a loyalist terrorist group, open fire on a crowded bar in Greysteel, Northern Ireland. Eight civilians are killed and thirteen wounded.
- December 7, 1993 – The Long Island Rail Road massacre: Passenger Colin Ferguson murders six people and injures 19 others on the LIRR in Nassau County, New York.
- December 15, 1993 – History of Northern Ireland: The Downing Street Declaration is issued by British Prime Minister John Major and Irish Taoiseach Albert Reynolds.
Who Were Born On 1993?
- January 11, 1993 – Flora Cross, French actress
- February 7, 1993 – David Dorfman, American actor
- June 22, 1993 – Caydee Denney, American figure skater
- August 29, 1993 – Liam Payne, Member of British/Irish boy band One Direction
- September 1, 1993 – Ilona Mitrecey, French singer
- September 18, 1993 – Patrick Schwarzenegger, American actor & son of Arnold Schwarzenegger
- September 25, 1993 – Megan Corletto, American actress
- October 10, 1993 – Jayden Stockley, English footballer
- October 11, 1993 – Sean Murray, Irish footballer