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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1993 AD

January

January 1: 12 member European Economic Community sets up vast free trade zone
January 1: Blockbuster Bowl 3: Stanford beats Penn State, 24-3
January 1: Cigarette advertisements are banned in New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority
January 1: Czechoslovakia separates into Czech Republic (Bohemia) and Slovakia
January 1: Harry Connick, Jr. arrested at a New York airport for gun possession
January 2: "Gypsy Passion" closes at Plymouth Theater New York City after 55 performances
January 3: "Catskills on Broadway" closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York City after 452 performances
January 3: "Christmas Carol" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 22 performances
January 3: Junk bond king Michael Milkin is released from jail after 22 months
January 3: "Lost in Yonkers" closes at Richard Rodgers New York City after 780 performances
January 3: "Secret Garden" closes at St. James Theater New York City after 706 performances
January 3: "Tommy Tune Tonite!" closes at Gershwin New York City after 10 performances
January 4: 7th largest wrestling crowd (63,500-Tokyo Dome)
January 5: Brian Lara completes 277 vs. Australia at cricket SCG
January 5: Price is Right model Janice Pennington sues CBS for show accident
January 5: Reggie Jackson elected to Hall of Fame
January 6: Bill Wyman announces he will leave Rolling Stones
January 6: Jean Mueller discovers comet Mueller/1993a
January 6: Last day of Test cricket for Greg Matthews
January 8: Chicago Bull Michael Jordan scores his 20,000th career point
January 8: Elvis Presley Commemorative Postage Stamp goes on sale
January 8: NBC offers "Tonight Show" to David Letterman
January 9: Franziska van Almsick swims world record 100 m free style (53.33)
January 10: Maiden flight of Ultrair (Houston to LA)
January 10: "My Favorite Year" closes at Vivian Beaumont New York City after 37 performances
January 10: "Sea Gull" closes at Lyceum Theater New York City after 48 performances
January 11: Howard Stern's radio show begins transmitting to Buffalo, New York on WKBW
January 11: Independent President candidate Ross Perot publicly returns to politics
January 12: Doctors announce Pitts Penguin Mario Limeux has Hodgkin's disease
January 12: MTV hostess Martha Quinn marries longtime boyfriend Jordan Tarlow
January 13: STS-54 (Endeavour) launches into orbit
January 13: Super Bowl XXVII in Pasadena - Cowboys beat Bills
January 14: "Anna Christie" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 54 performances
January 14: David Letterman announces his show is moving from NBC to CBS
January 14: Polish ferry boat capsizes in storm, 50 die
January 15: 7.5 earthquake strikes northern Japan, 2 die
January 15: Soap opera "Santa Barbara" final show on NBC TV
January 15: Top mafia leader Salvatore "Toto" Riina arrested in Palermo
January 17: 14th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 32 awards
January 17: Russian Irina Privalova cycles world record 300m indoor (35.45")
January 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday observed in all 50 states for 1st time
January 18: West Indies win the World Series Cup, beating Australia 2-0
January 19: Israel recognizes PLO as no longer criminal
January 19: Oakland A's unveil new elephant logo
January 19: Robert M Gates, ends term as 15th director of CIA
January 19: STS-54 (Endeavour) lands
January 20: Admiral Studeman, serves as acting director of CIA
January 20: William J. Clinton inaugurated as 42nd president
January 21: Johan Koss skates world record 5 km in 6:38.77
January 21: Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested on suspicion of murder
January 22: Johan Koss skates world record 5 km in 6:38.77
January 23: 50th Golden Globes: Scent of a Woman, wins
January 23: Graham Gooch scores his 100th 100, on tour at Cuttack
January 23: Indian Airlines B737 crashes art Aurangabad, 61 die
January 23: New York Newsday reports Oregon Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 23 women
January 23: U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Nancy Kerrigan
January 24: 14th annual star-athon $24,000,000
January 24: Polish ferry boat John Heweliusz sinks, 52 killed
January 24: Soyuz TM-16 launches
January 24: U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Davis
January 25: 20th American Music Award: Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey win
January 25: Puerto Rico adds English as its 2nd official language
January 25: Sears announces it is closing its catalog sales department after 97 years
January 26: West Indies defeat Australia by one run in 4th Test at Adelaide
January 27: DC-3 crashes in Kinshasa, killing 12
January 29: Test debut of Vinod Kambli, prolific Indian batsman
January 30: 100,000n Europeans demonstrate against fascism and racism
January 30: 67th Australian Women's Tennis Open: Monica Seles beat Graf (46 63 62)
January 31: 81st Australian Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats S Edberg (62 61 26 75)
January 31: "St. Joan" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 49 performances
January 31: Superbowl XXVII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 52-17 in Pasadena Superbowl MVP: Troy Aikman, Dallas, quarterback

February

February 1: NY Judge Sol Wachtler indicted for harassing Joy Silverman
February 1: Soyuz TM-16 lands
February 2: Frito Lay pays court ordered $2,500,000 to Tom Wait for using his song
February 2: Irina Privalova runs world record 50m indoor (6.05 sec)
February 3: Cincinnati Red owner Marge Schott suspended for 1 year due to racist comments
February 3: Federal trial of 4 police officers charged with civil rights violations in videotaped beating of Rodney King begins in Los Angeles California
February 4: Admiral Studeman, ends term as acting director of CIA
February 4: Marge Schott suspended from baseball for 1 year due to racism
February 4: Russian space agency tests a 82' wide space mirror
February 5: Grenade explodes in Sarajevo, killing 63 and injuring 160
February 5: James Woolsey, becomes 16th director of CIA
February 6: 44th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 16-6 at Montreal
February 6: Riddick Bowe TKOs Michael Dokes in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
February 7: NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 23-20
February 7: Tammie Green wins LPGA Healthsouth Palm Beach Golf Classic
February 8: General Motors sues NBC, alleging that "Dateline NBC" program had rigged 2 car-truck crashes to show that 1973-87 GM pickups were prone to fires
February 8: Suchoi-24 crashes into Tupolev passenger flight, 134 die
February 9: Army of opium king Khun Sa kills 60 in NE Burma
February 10: Jani Sievinen swims world record 200m backstroke (1:55.59)
February 10: "Michael Jackson Talks To Oprah Winfrey" airs on ABC and drew an astounding 39.3 rating/56 share, 90 million people
February 10: U.S. officially backs peace plan in Bosnia
February 11: Howard Stern's radio show begins transmitting to Rochester, New York on WRQI
February 11: Irina Privalova runs world record 60m indoor (6.92 seconds)
February 11: Janet Reno selected by Clinton as U.S. Attorney General
February 13: Ljubow Kremljowa runs world record 1000m indoor (2:34:84)
February 13: Merlene Ottey runs world record 200m indoor (21.87 sec)
February 13: Sergei Bubka pole vaults indoor record (6.14 m)
February 14: Fire in Linxi department store in Tangshan China, kills 79
February 15: Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Rochester, New York on WNVE 95.1 FM
February 16: Sandra V"lker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.33 sec)
February 17: Haitian ferry boat capsize in storm, 800-2,000 die
February 17: Mark Foster swims world record 50m free style (21.60 sec)
February 18: Howard Stern's radio show begins transmitting to Rochester, New York
February 19: Kenya Moore, 22, (Michigan), crowned 42nd Miss USA
February 20: Florida Marlins open their 1st spring training camp
February 20: Lisa Walters wins LPGA Itoki Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open
February 20: New York Islanders retire Billy Smith's number 31
February 21: 43rd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 135-132 (OT) at Salt Lake City
February 21: Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record indoor (6.15 m)
February 22: Vinod Kambli scores 224 vs. England at Bombay, 411 balls, 23 fours
February 23: Gary Coleman wins $1,280,000 lawsuit against parents for high fees
February 23: India complete a 3-0 series drubbing of England
February 23: Sacramento Gold Miners admitted as CFL's 9th franchise (1st U.S. team)
February 24: 35th Grammy Awards: Tears in Heaven, Eric Clapton wins
February 25: Florida Marlins introduce their mascot "Billy"
February 25: "Fool Moon" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City for 207 performances
February 25: Pakistan all out 43 vs. West Indies, world one-day int record low
February 26: 2nd tallest building in world, New York City World Trade Center bombed, 7 die
February 26: 9th Soap Opera Digest Awards
February 26: Allan Border beats Gavaskar's record for most Test Cricket runs 10,123
February 27: PBA National Championship Won by Ron Palombi Jr
February 28: 7th American Comedy Award: Seinfeld wins
February 28: "Anna Christie" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 54 performances
February 28: Iolanda Chen triple jumps world indoor record hop step (14.46m)
February 28: Tony Curtis weds Lisa Deutsch as his 4th wife

March

March 1: George Steinbenner is reinstated as owner of New York Yankees
March 1: New expansion NHL team, owned by Disney, is named the Mighty Ducks
March 2: Claudette Colbert, suffers a stroke at 89
March 2: Salman Rushdie divorces Marianne Wiggins
March 4: "Goodbye Girl" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 188 performances
March 4: Katharine Hepburn enters the hospital suffering from exhaustion
March 5: Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery
March 5: Fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die
March 5: Former Washington D.C. Mayor Marion Barry divorces his wife Effi
March 5: Marlins beat Astros 12-8 in their 1st spring training game
March 7: 23rd Easter Seal Telethon raises
March 7: Different Strokes actor Todd Bridges arrested for stabbing a tenant
March 8: Katharine Hepburn released from the hospital after exhaustion
March 8: Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested again on suspicion of murder
March 9: 19th People's Choice Awards
March 9: 7th Soul Train Music Awards
March 9: Pittsburgh Penguins begin NHL record 17 game winning streak
March 9: Rodney King in court says he thinks he heard cops yell racial slurs
March 11: Men's Figure Skating Championship in Prague won by Kurt Browning CAN
March 12: 317 killed by bomb attacks in Bombay
March 12: Cleveland radio station WMMS-FM/101.7 is bought by Disney
March 12: Entertainment Tonight's 3,000th show
March 12: Inkhata leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi begins 2 week speech
March 13: Blizzard of '93 hits north-east U.S.
March 14: 3,000th performance of "Nunsense"
March 14: "Conversations with My Father" closes at Royale New York City after 462 performances
March 14: "Face Value" closes at Cort Theater New York City after * performances
March 14: Johan Koss skates world record 5km (6:36.57)
March 14: Meg Mallon wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
March 14: Ricky Ponting hits twin tons for Tasmania aged 18 years 84 days
March 14: "Saint Joan" closes at Lyceum Theater New York City after 49 performances
March 14: Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Prague won by Oksana Baiul (UKR)
March 15: Vinod Kambli scores 227 vs. Zimbabwe, his 2nd consecutive Test 200
March 17: 86 killed by bomb attack in Calcutta
March 18: Eddie Murphy marries Nicole Mitchell in New York City
March 18: "Sisters Rosensweig" opens at Barrymore Theater New York City for 556 performances
March 18: Sri Lanka beat England in Test match by 5 wickets
March 19: Ice Dance Championship at Prague won by M Usova and A Zhulin (RUS)
March 19: Ice Pairs Championship at Prague won by I Brasseur and L Eisler (CAN)
March 19: Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White announced plans to retire
March 20: Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (36.02 sec)
March 20: IRA-bomb kills 3 year old in Warrington England
March 20: Morton Downey, Jr. weds Lori Krebs
March 21: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament
March 21: Pope John Paul II declares Duns Scotus, a saint
March 21: South Africa White Wolves kill 5 year old black girl
March 22: Intel introduces Pentium-processor (80586) 64 bits-60 MHz-100+ MIPS
March 23: Belgian government of Dehaene, resigns
March 23: New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns get into a major brawl
March 24: Ezer Weizman elected president of Israel
March 25: "Candida" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 45 performances
March 28: 13th Golden Raspberry Awards: Shining Through wins
March 28: 22nd Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Helen Alfredsson
March 28: Conservatives win French parliamentary election
March 28: Type II supernova detected in M81 (NGC 3031)
March 29: 65th Academy Awards - "Unforgiven," Al Pacino and Emma Thompson win
March 29: Queensland all out for 75 vs. NSW in Sheffield Shield Final
March 30: French government of Balladur forms
March 30: Jamaican premier Percival Patterson wins parliamentary election
March 30: Lanford Wilson's "Redwood Curtain," premieres in New York City
March 30: New South Wales beat Qld by eight wkts to win Sheffield Shield
March 30: Punjab beat Maharashtra by 120 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
March 30: "Redwood Curtain" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater New York City for 40 performances

April

April 1: Alan Bennett's "Madness of George III," premieres in London
April 1: Stephane Powers weds Patrick de la Chenais
April 2: 1st test flight of Fokker 70 in Amsterdam
April 2: Venezuelan DC-10 crashes at Margarita, killing 10
April 4: 12th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion: Texas Tech beats OH State 84-82
April 4: 5th Seniors Golf Tradition: Tom Shaw
April 4: Trish Johnson wins Las Vegas LPGA at Canyon Gate Golf Tournament
April 4: Wrestlemania IX at Caesar's Palace Las Vegas, Hulk Hogan pins Yokozuna
April 5: 55th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Michigan 77-71
April 5: 73,293 see Yankees beat Indians 9-1
April 5: Colorado Rockies 1st game - lose to New York Mets 3-0
April 5: Construction begins on Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
April 5: Florida Marlins 1st game - beat Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3
April 5: Republican Guard kills 64 in Chad
April 6: 1st test flight of Ilyushin IL-96M (Moscow)
April 6: Florida Marlins 1st lost ever (4-2 to Los Angeles Dodgers)
April 7: Dante Bichette hits the 1st Colorado Rockie home run (Shea Stadium New York)
April 8: Indians' Carlos Baerga is 1st to switch hit home runs in same inn (vs Yankees)
April 8: STS-56, Discovery, launches into orbit
April 9: Colorado Rockies 1st home game and 1st victory, 11-4 over Mont Expos
April 10: BPAA U.S. Open by Del Ballard Jr
April 10: Ottawa Senators win 1st road game (Islanders) after 38 straight loses
April 10: Pittsburgh Penguins win their NHL record 17 game winning streak
April 11: 57th Golf Masters Championship: Bernhard Langer wins, shooting a 277
April 11: Jeff Rouse swims world record 100m backstroke (51.43 sec)
April 11: Kirsan Ilumzjinov installed as president of Kalmukkie
April 13: 14th Emmy Sports Award presentation
April 13: "3 Men on a Horse" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 40 performances
April 13: Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia," premieres in London
April 16: Jury reaches guilty verdict in Federal case against cop who beat Rodney King, but the verdict is not read until April 17th
April 17: Police officers found guilty of violating Rodney Kings civil rights
April 17: STS-56, Discovery, lands
April 18: 54th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Tom Wargo
April 18: "Ain't Broadway Grand" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 25 performances
April 18: Beirut-hostage Terry Anderson marries Madeleine Bassil
April 18: David Lee Roth arrested in New York City for purchasing marijuana for
April 18: Trish Johnson wins LPGA Atlanta Women's Golf Championship
April 19: 22nd Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:25:27
April 19: 97th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas N'deti of Kenya in 2:09:33
April 19: Fire in psychiatric institute in South Korea, kills 40
April 20: Uranus passes Neptune (once every 171 years)
April 21: Brazil votes against a monarchy
April 21: Rolling Stone Bill Wyman weds Suzanne Accosta on French Riveria
April 21: "Wilder, Wilder, Wilder" opens at Circle in Sq New York City for 30 performances
April 22: Candid Camera creator Allen Funt suffers a stroke at 78
April 22: Seattle Mariner Chris Basio no-hits Boston Red Sox
April 22: Tennis star Bjorn Borg divorces Loredana Berte
April 22: "Who's Tommy" opens at St. James Theater New York City for 899 performances
April 23: Eritrea votes to secede from Ethiopia
April 23: Motley Crue's Mike Mars files for divorce from Emi-Canyn
April 23: Peter Townshend's musical "Tommy," premieres in New York City
April 24: 1000 kg heavy IRA car bomb explodes in London, killing 1
April 24: ABC news analyst Jeff Greenfield weds Karen Gannett
April 24: Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by George Branham
April 25: "Blood Brothers" opens at Music Box Theater New York City for 839 performances
April 25: Russia elect Boris Yeltsin leader
April 26: Boeing 737 crashes at Aurangabad, kills 56
April 26: NBC announces Conan O'Brien to replace David Letterman
April 26: "Shakespeare for My Father" opens at Helen Hayes New York City for 266 performances
April 26: STS-55 (Columbia) launches into orbit
April 27: Afghan Antonov AN-32 crashes at Tashqurgan, kills 76
April 28: Carlo Ciampi forms Italian government with ex-communists
April 28: New York Islanders beat Washington Caps 4 to 1 in playoffs, Caps Dale Hunter attacks Pierre Turgeon after scoring, in hockey's worst cheap shot
April 28: "Tango Passion" opens at Longacre Theater New York City for 5 performances
April 28: Zambian plane crashes at Libreville, Gabon, 30 soccer players die

May

May 1: 119th Kentucky Derby: Jerry Bailey aboard Sea Hero wins in 2:02.4
May 1: Bomb attack on Sri Lankan president (26 die)
May 2: "5 Guys Named Moe" closes at Eugene O'Neill New York City after 445 performances
May 2: "Candida" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 45 performances
May 2: Kristi Albers wins Sprint Golf Classic
May 2: "Redwood Curtain" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater New York City after 40 performances
May 2: Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Sprint Senior Challenge Golf Tournament
May 2: "Tango Passion" closes at Longacre Theater New York City after 5 performances
May 3: "Kiss of the Spider Woman" opens at Broadhurst New York City for 906 performances
May 4: "Angels in America-Millennium Approaches" opens at Kerr for 367 performances
May 6: STS-55 (Columbia) lands
May 7: South Africa agrees to multi-racial elections
May 8: 16 year old Keron Thomas disguises himself as a motorman and takes New York City subway train and 2,000 passengers on a 3 hour ride
May 8: ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Phil Ware
May 8: Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
May 9: "Ain't Broadway Grand" closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York City after 25 performances
May 9: Landslide in Nambija Ecuador, kills 300
May 9: Meg Mallon wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
May 9: Mustapha Matura's "Playboy of West Indies," premieres in New York City
May 9: Paraguay holds its 1st President and parliamentary elections in 50 years
May 9: "Song of Jacob Zulu" closes at Plymouth Theater New York City after 53 performances
May 10: Fire in clothing factory at Bangkok, kills 145
May 10: Last TV appearance of Mies Bouwman
May 10: Paul Cezannes still life sells for $28,600,000 in New York City
May 10: Premier Lubbers opens Terminal West on Schiphol
May 11: 28th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins
May 11: Paramaribo Suriname TV studio destroyed by fire
May 12: Final episode of 6 year run of ABC's "Wonder Years" in Netherlands
May 12: Last broadcast of "Cheers" on NBC-TV
May 12: Last broadcast of "Knots landing" on CBS
May 12: Parma wins 33rd Europe Cup II
May 13: 6th annual business person run held in Wall Street
May 13: Arsenio Hall's 1,000th show retrospective seen in Netherlands
May 13: CBS' Knots Landing ends 14 year run with 334th show in Netherlands
May 13: Kansas City Royal George Brett hits his 300th home run
May 13: Methane gas explosion in Secunda coal mine South Africa, kills 50
May 15: 119th Preakness: Mike Smith aboard Prairie Bayou wins in 1:56.6
May 15: Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas opens
May 15: Jane Seymour and James Kesch, Marriage
May 15: Montreal Expo retires their 1st #, #10 for Rusty Staub
May 16: "3 Men on a Horse" closes at Lyceum Theater New York City after 40 performances
May 16: Farmer Sugeng finds 1.2 million year old Pithecanthropus IX skull
May 16: Judd Nelson pleads no contest to kicking Kim Evans in the head
May 16: Laura Davies wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
May 16: Suleyman Demirel elected president of Turkey
May 16: "Wilder, Wilder, Wilder" closes at Circle in Sq New York City after 30 performances
May 17: Intel's new Pentium processor is unveiled
May 18: Danish people vote in favor of ratifying the Maastricht Treaty
May 18: Italian police arrest Mafia boss Benedetto "Nitto" Santapaola
May 19: Boeing 727 crashes into mountain at Medellin Colombia, kills 132
May 19: Dow Jones closes above 3,500 for 1st time (3,500.03)
May 19: Juventus wins 22th UEFA Cup at Torino
May 20: 10m meteor comes within 150,000 km of Earth (1993KA)
May 20: 274th and final "Cheers" on NBC
May 20: Ukraine Premier Leonid Koetsjma resigns
May 21: Dayanara Torres, 18, of Puerto Rico, crowned 42nd Miss Universe
May 21: Opposition leader Xanana Gusmao of East-Timor sentenced to life
May 21: Robin Smith scores 167 in England Texaco Trophy loss vs. Australia
May 21: Venezuela president Carlos Andres Perez fired
May 22: Riddick Bowe TKOs Jesse Ferguson in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
May 23: Val Skinner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
May 24: Eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia after 30-year civil war
May 24: Kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4M settlement
May 24: Kurd rebellion kills 33 soldiers and 5 citizens in Turkey
May 26: Emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time
May 26: Long fly ball by Indians' Carlos Martinez bounces off Jose Canseco's head and goes over fence for a home run
May 26: Olympique Marseille wins 38th Europe Cup I at Munich
May 27: Dale Murphy ends carreer at 398 home runs
May 27: Mafia bombs Uffizi-museum in Florence, kills 6
May 28: 200,000 demonstrate against mafia terror
May 28: Polish government of Suchocka falls
May 29: Nazi's kill 5 Turkish women in Solingen Germany
May 29: Texas Ranger Jose Canseco pitches 8th inning in 15-1 loss to Red Sox, he gives up 3 runs on 2 hits and 3 walks, he damages his arm
May 30: Betsy King wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament
May 30: Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
May 31: President Dobrica Cosic of little Yugoslavia flees

June

June 1: Connie Chung joins Dan Rather as anchors of CBS Evening News
June 1: Guatemala president Jorge Serrano overthrown by army
June 1: Melchior Ndadaye elected President of Burundi
June 3: 66th National Spelling Bee: Geoff Hooper wins spelling kamikaze
June 5: 125th Belmont: Julie Krone aboard Colonial Affair wins in 2:29.8
June 5: 63rd French Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats M J Fernandez (46 62 64)
June 5: Liberian Charles Taylors rebellion kills 550 fugitives
June 5: "Livin' On The Edge" by Aerosmith hits #18
June 5: Singer Mariah Carey weds Tommy Mottola, CEO (Sony Music)
June 5: Somali warlord Aidids murders 23 Pakistani
June 6: 47th Tony Awards: Angels in America and Kiss of the Spider Woman win
June 6: 63rd French Mens Tennis: S Bruguera beats Jim Courier (64 26 62 36 63)
June 6: 6th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
June 6: Jane Geddes wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
June 6: Punsalmaagiyn Otsjirbat recognized as president of Mongolia
June 6: Ramiro de Leon Carpio elected President of Guatemala
June 7: 27th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson and Vince Gill
June 7: Cleveland breaks ground for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
June 7: Crickets Graham Gooch dismissed handled the ball vs. Australia, Old Trafford
June 7: Prince celebrated his birthday by changing his name to a symbol
June 8: Premier Marc Bazin of Haiti resigns
June 9: "Ce que femme veut", premieres in France
June 9: Japanese crown prince Naruhito weds Masaka Owada
June 9: Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Los Angeles Kings, 4 games to 1
June 9: Tickets for Indians 1st season in Jacobs Field go on sale
June 9: "Tout capour ca!", premieres in France
June 9: "What's Love Got to Do with It", premieres
June 10: "She Loves Me" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 61 performances
June 11: "Scattergories," game show; last airs on NBC-TV
June 11: "Scrabble," second run," TV Game Show; last airs on NBC-TV
June 12: "Three Little Pigs" by Green Jelly hits #17
June 13: 39th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan
June 13: Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani re-elected president of Iran
June 13: "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" closes at Booth New York City after 232 performances
June 13: YokoZuna beats Hulk Hogan to become WWF champ
June 14: Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth
June 14: Tansu Ciller appointed 1st female premier of Turkey
June 16: Ken Griffey, Jr. slugs his 100th career home run in Seattle's
June 17: Indians' Carlos Baerga hits 3 home runs against Detroit
June 18: Expo's Dennis Martinez is 92nd to win 200 games
June 18: Toru Takemitsu's "Archipelago" premieres in Aldeburgh England
June 19: Boon completes 15th Test cricket century, 164* vs. England at Lord's
June 19: Mandy Smith (Bill Wyman's ex-wife) weds Pat van den Hauwe
June 20: 47th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Phoenix Suns, 4 games to 2
June 20: 93rd U.S. Golf Open: Lee Janzen shoots a 272 at Baltusrol Golf Club New Jersey
June 20: Tammie Green wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
June 21: "Camelot" opens at Gershwin Theater New York City for 56 performances
June 21: English mathematician Andrew Wiles proves last theorem of Fermat
June 21: STS-57 (Endeavour) launches into orbit
June 22: New York Met Anthony Young ties record of 23rd straight lose
June 23: Lindsay Wagner (Bionic Woman) files for divorce from Lawrence Mortorff
June 23: U.N. authorizes worldwide oil embargo against Haiti
June 24: Arab terror group planning bombing of Holland/Lincoln Tunnels caught
June 25: New York Islander goalie Billy Smith elected to NHL Hall of Fame
June 25: Parliamentary election in Morocco
June 26: Actress Julia Roberts and country singer Lyle Lovett wed
June 26: Clinton orders cruise missle strike on Iraqi secret service in Baghdad
June 26: "Late Night with David Letterman" airs for last time on NBC-TV
June 26: New York Met Eddie Murray is 20th to get 1,600 RBIs
June 26: Rebecca Jones, of Georgia, 18, crowned America's Junior Miss
June 27: 11th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jim Colbert
June 27: Don Henley booed in Milwaukee when he dedicates the song "It's Not Easy Being Green" to President Clinton
June 27: "Falsettos" closes at John Golden Theater New York City after 487 performances
June 27: New York Met pitcher Anthony Young loses record 24th straight game
June 27: Shelley Hamlin wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
June 28: Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught and most home runs by a catcher
June 28: Doctors recommend ligament transplant to Jose Canseco's arm
June 28: Jacques Lemaire is named New Jersey Devils 8th Head Coach
June 30: "Les Miserables," opens at Point Theatre, Dublin
June 30: Richard Jacobs announces Chief Wahoo will go to Jacobs Field

July

July 1: 1 second is added to the clock
July 1: Russian manned space craft TM-17, launches into orbit
July 1: STS-57 (Endeavour) lands
July 2: Boat sinks at Bocaue Philippines, 325 die
July 2: F-28 crashes at Sorong Irian Barat, 41 die
July 2: Kansas Royals rename stadium Ewing Kaufman Stadium after founder
July 2: Moslem fundamentalists in Sivas Turkey, set hotel on fire, kill 36
July 2: New York Met Anthony Young loses a record 25th straight game (goes to 27)
July 2: Pope John Paul II hospitalized for Cat Scan test
July 3: 100th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats J Novotna (76 16 64)
July 3: Boon completes 16th Test Cricket century, 101 at Trent Bridge
July 3: Prince Alois of Liechtenstein weds Duchess Sophie of Bavaria
July 4: 107th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Courier (76 76 36 63)
July 4: Brandie Burton wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
July 4: Dave Winfield hits 442nd home run to move into 19th place
July 4: Pilar Fort, crowned 25th Miss Black America
July 4: Pizza Hut blimp deflates and lands safely on W 56th street in New York City
July 5: A's Rickey Henderson is 2nd to hit leadoff homers in doubleheader
July 5: Kurd guerrilla's murder 32 villagers in East Turkey
July 5: Richard Chelimo run world record 10 km (27:07.91)
July 6: Graham Thorpe scores 114 on Test Cricket debut, England vs. Australia
July 6: John F. Kennedy, Jr., gives notice of quitting as ADA in Manhattan
July 7: Guntis Ulmanis elected president of Latvia
July 7: New York Met Anthony Young, loses his 26th straight game, goes to 27
July 7: Philadelphia Phillies beat San Francisco Giants 7-6 in 20 innings
July 7: Prodigy announces it will offer Cox newspapers
July 7: Red Tom Browning decides to watch his team play at Wrigley Field from the roof of a building across Sheffield Ave, he is fined $500
July 10: Melchior Ndadaye becomes 1st Hutu Burundi president/Sylvie Kinigi, PM
July 10: Yobes Ondieki runs world record 10km (26:58.38)
July 11: 14th U.S. Seniors Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus
July 11: Nancy Lopez wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic
July 12: 7.8 earthquake hits Hokkaido Japan, 160 killed
July 12: Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Sunset Promenade" opens in London
July 12: Don Imus begins broadcasting to Boston on WEEI (590 AM)
July 13: 64th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-3 at Camden Yards, Baltimore
July 13: All star MVP: Kirby Puckett for the Minnesota Twins
July 14: Aeroflot starts non-stop flights between Moscow and NY
July 16: President Lissouba calls emergency rule in Congo-Brazzaville
July 16: S van Ruysdael's "Winter Landscape" sold for 705,500 pounds in London
July 16: San Francisco outfielder Darren Lewis sets record of 267 consec errorless games
July 18: 122nd British Golf Open: Greg Norman shoots a 267 at Royal St. George
July 18: Afghanistan president Ishaq Khan and premier Nawaz Sharif resign
July 18: Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (51,596 K)
July 18: Hiromi Kobayash wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
July 18: Liberal-Democratic Party loses Japan's parliamentary election
July 19: Glen Chapple (Lancs) scores fastest F-C century, 21 minutes
July 19: Last day of 1st-class cricket for Ian Botham
July 19: President Clinton fires FBI director William Sessions
July 20: Fire in the press box at Altanta Fulton County Stadium
July 20: Joe Petruzzi files for divorce from Annabella Sciorra (Jungle Fever)
July 21: Angela Kennedy swims world record 50 m butterfly stroke (26.93)
July 22: New York Yankee Don Mattingly hits his 200th home run
July 22: Soyuz TM-17 lands
July 23: Boon completes 17th Test Cricket century, 107 at Headingley
July 23: British Aerospace 147 crash at Yinchuan, 55 killed
July 23: Chinese B737 crash at Yinchuan, at least 66 killed
July 23: New York Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yankees, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st
July 24: Actor Richard Moll (Night Court) weds Susan Brown
July 24: Met Vince Coleman injures 3 when he throws cherry bomb at Dodger fans
July 24: New York Met Anthony Young loses record 27th straight
July 24: Night Court actor Richard Moll (50) weds Susan Brown (32)
July 25: 31st Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats Australia in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)
July 25: 48th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Lauri Merten
July 25: Designer Claude Montana (44) weds his model Wallis Franken (44)
July 25: Israeli offensive against terrorist bases in South Lebanon
July 25: Miguel Indurain wins his 3rd Tour de France
July 26: Boeing 737-500 crashes in South Korea, 66 killed
July 26: Mars Observer takes 1st photo of Mars, from 5 billion km
July 27: Detroit Tiger Fryman hits for cycle but loses 12-7 to Yankees
July 27: Javier Sotomayor jumps world record 2.45 m high
July 27: Mafia bombs historical buildings in Rome/Milan/Vatican City, 5 killed
July 27: NBC TV awarded 1996 Olympic coverage for $456 million
July 27: New York Met Anthony Young wins ending his losing streak at 27 games
July 28: Mariner Ken Griffey, Jr. is 3rd to hit home runs in 8 straight games
July 29: Cincinnati Red pitcher Thomas Browning arrested for marijuana possession
July 29: Israeli Court of Appeal overturns (5-0) conviction of John Demjaujuk, saying not enough evidence he is Concentration Camp Ivan the Terrible
July 29: Walter Koenig, Checkov-Star Trek, suffers a mild heart attack
July 31: A's trade Rickey Henderson to Blue Jays
July 31: Allman Bros guitarist Dickey Betts arrested for shoving 2 cops
July 31: Inkatha-arm forces killed 49 ANC-followers in Johannesburg
July 31: Prince Ronald "Ronnie" Mutebi crowned king of Uganda

August

August 1: "In the Summer House" opens at Beaumont Theater New York City for 25 performances
August 1: Missie Berteott wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
August 1: Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York
August 1: "She Loves Me" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 61 performances
August 1: Walter Koenig, Checkov of Star Trek, suffers a heart attack
August 2: New York City radio (WFAN) personality Don Imus' lung collapes
August 2: Peter Angelos and William DeWitt purchase Orioles
August 2: Shamrock Broadcasting, a Disney company, officially takes ownership of Cleveland's WMMS-FM/100.7 and WHK-AM/1420
August 2: Train crash in tunnel at Vega de Anzo Spain, 12 killed
August 4: Angolese air force bombs Huambo
August 4: Rwandian Hutu's and Tutsi's sign peace treaty in Arusha
August 4: Tony Gwynn gets 6 hits, 4th time in 1993 a Padre gets 5 or more hits
August 6: Japan Hosokawa government begins
August 6: Pope John Paul II publishes Veritatis splendor encyclical
August 7: "Camelot" closes at Gershwin Theater New York City after 56 performances
August 7: Tropical storm Brett ravages Venezuela, 118 killed
August 8: California state senator Tom Hayden (54) weds actress Barbara Williams (40)
August 8: Dana Lofland wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic Dormann at Stratton Mt.
August 8: Tropical storm Bret ravages Venezuela, about 100 killed
August 9: King Albert II of Belgium, crowned
August 10: Charlotte Anne Lopez, 16, of Vermont, crowned 11th Miss Teen USA
August 11: Director Oliver Stone files for divorce from Elizabeth
August 11: New York Islander Brian Mullen, 31, suffers a mild stroke
August 11: Pope John Paul II visits Mexico
August 11: Red Sox Roger Clemens pitches 2,000th strike out, Danny Tartabul - New York
August 12: Pope John Paul II begins visit of U.S.
August 13: Blue Jay Rickey Henderson pays Turner Ward $25,000 for his #24
August 13: Hotel in Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand, collapses, 114 killed
August 13: U.S. Court of Appeals rules congress must save all E-Mail
August 14: Dr. William Masters (78) weds college sweetheart Geraldine Oliver (76)
August 14: Nigerian presidential election
August 14: Reggie Jackson Day - New York Yankees retire 13th # (#44)
August 14: Shari Beadley weds Christopher Martin (Kid 'n Play)
August 14: St. Louis reliever Lee Smith is fastest to get 40 saves
August 15: 75th PGA Championship: Paul Azinger shoots a 272 at Inverness Club Oh
August 15: Cindy Schreyer wins LPGA Sun-Time Challenge Golf Tournament
August 15: "Goodbye Girl" closes at Marquis Theater New York City after 188 performances
August 15: New York City radio (WFAN) personality Don Imus' lung collapes for 2nd time
August 15: Nolan Ryan, 324th and final victory, Rangers 4, Indians 1
August 15: Televangelist Robert Tilton announces he is divorcing Marte
August 18: Historical Kapelbrug in Luzern, Switzerland, destroyed by fire
August 19: 34th Walker Cup: U.S., 19-5
August 19: Actress Kim Basinger weds actor Alec Baldwin
August 19: Dow Jones hits record high of 3612.13
August 19: George Tiller, abortion doctor, shot in his arms by Rachelle Shannon
August 19: Mattel and Fisher Price toys merge
August 19: Sally Gunnell runs lady world record 400m hurdles (52.74")
August 20: Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
August 20: Howard Stern is fired from WLUP-AM, Chicago, Illinois
August 20: Mother Teresa hospitalized with malaria
August 21: Lyricist Bernie Taupin weds Strephanie Haymes
August 21: NASA loses contact with Mars Observer
August 22: Hiromi Kobayash wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic
August 22: "In the Summer House" closes at Beaumont Theater New York City after 25 performances
August 23: Dow Jones index reaches record high of 3,638.96 points
August 23: Fred McGriff and David Justice are 6th to hit back-to-back home runs twice in same game
August 24: Mars Observer comes closest to Mars
August 24: Padres scores 14 in 1st vs. Cardinals
August 27: Yak-40 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 79 killed/1 lives
August 28: Dam breaks in Qinghai West China, 223 killed
August 28: Jakovlev-42 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 76 killed
August 28: Long Beach, California beats Panama for little league world championship
August 28: Singapore vice-premier Teng Cheong elected president
August 29: 21st du Maurier Golf Classic: Brandie Burton
August 29: 93rd U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris
August 29: Actress Elke Sommer (52) weds Wolf Walther (46)
August 29: Actress Marlee Matlin (28) weds Kevin Grandalski (28)
August 30: Hassan II mosque opens in Casablanca, 2nd largest mosque in the world
August 31: Minnesota Twins beat Cleveland Indians 5-4 in 22 innings
August 31: Venezuela president Carlos Perez flees

September

September 1: Goran Ivanisevic and Daniel Nestor play longest tie-break in U.S. Tennis
September 1: "White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion New York City for 38 performances
September 2: 10th MTV Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins
September 2: Central African Republic ex-emperor Bokassa freed
September 2: Day of Peace in South Africa
September 4: Jim Abbott pitches 4-0, no-hit win over Indians at Yankee Stadium
September 4: Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hours 1 minutes U.S. Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM
September 4: Miklos Horthy appointed Hungarian admiral
September 5: F Murray Abraham released from hospital after car accident
September 5: "Fool Moon" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City after 207 performances
September 5: "Jelly's Last Jam" closes at Virginia Theater New York City after 569 performances
September 5: Largest U.S. Tennis Open 2 sessions (total) daily gate (43,502)
September 5: Noureddine Morceli runs world record mile (3:44,39)
September 5: Robocop Richard Eden (36) weds actress Shannon Hile (30)
September 5: "Will Rogers Follies" closes at Palace Theater New York City after 983 performances
September 6: Helen Dobson wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
September 6: Jerry Lewis' 28th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $46,014,922
September 7: Brazil votes over importing monarchy
September 7: Cards Mark Whiten, hits 4 home runs and 12 RBIs in 2nd game of doubleheader
September 8: Baseball's proposed switch to a three-division format OKed in AL
September 8: Cheek Junxia wins world record ladies 10 km (29:31.78)
September 8: Houston's Darryl Kile throws 3rd no-hitter of season in 7-1 over Mets
September 9: Croupier of casino in Bristol England, shoots a 4, a record 8 times
September 9: PLO recognizes state of Israel
September 9: Ukraine premier Leonid Koetsjma, resigns
September 10: 1,000 Boeing 747 jumbo planes produced
September 10: Actress Loretta Young, 80, weds costume designer Jean Louis, 85
September 10: Israel and PLO sign joint recognition statements
September 11: 107th U.S. Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (63 63)
September 11: Junxia Qu runs 1500m ladies world record (3:50.46)
September 12: 113rd U.S. Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Cedric Pioline (64 64 63)
September 12: Donna Andrews wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
September 12: Junxia Cheek runs 3000 m ladies world record (8:12.29)
September 12: Paul Molitor at 37 is oldest to reach 100 RBIs for 1st time in career
September 12: STS-51 (Discovery) launches into orbit
September 13: Israeli Minister of Foreign affairs Peres and PLO-Abu Mazen sign peace accord
September 13: Junxia Cheek runs ladies world record 3000m (8:06.11)
September 13: Queens New York begins required recycling
September 15: Liechtenstein prince Hans-Adam II disbands parliament
September 16: Minn Twins Dave Winfield, is 19th to get 3,000 hits
September 16: Singer Karen Akers (48) weds businessman Kevin Powers (41)
September 18: Kimberly Clarice Aiken (SC), 18, crowned 67th Miss America 1994
September 18: LA Mighty Ducks play their 1st NHL pre-season game against Penguins
September 18: Trailing 3-1 with 2 outs in 9th, time is called prior to Mike Stanley pop out, gets a 2nd chance, and Yankees rally to beat Boston 4-3
September 19: 45th Emmy Awards: Seinfeld, Picket Fences and Ted Danson wins
September 19: Actress Michele Phillips (Knots Landing) is robbed at gunpoint
September 19: Brandie Burton wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
September 19: Kimberly Clarice Aiken, 18, Miss South Carolina wins 67th Miss America
September 19: Parliamentary election in Poland
September 19: Tom Glavine wins 20 games in 3 straight years
September 21: Ukraine government of Kutshma resigns
September 22: Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game
September 22: STS-51 (Discovery) lands
September 22: Supreme Soviet dismisses president Boris Yeltsin
September 23: "Les Miserables," opens at Playhouse, Edinburgh
September 23: Paul Chu group reports super conduction at -123 degrees C (record high)
September 24: Beverly Hills 90210 star Shannen Doherty (Brenda) weds Ashley Hamilton
September 24: Norodom Sihanouk again installed as king of Cambodia
September 26: 30th Ryder Cup: U.S. beats Europe, 15-13 at The Belfry, England
September 26: Cubs bat out of order against Pirates in 2nd inning
September 26: Indians win their last game at Cleveland Stadium, beating Brewers 6-4
September 26: Kris Monaghan wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
September 26: Seattle's Randy Johnson joins 300-strikeout club
September 27: Actor Daniel Day Lewis pleads guilty to speeding charges
September 28: Dennis Martinez is 7th to win 100 games in AL and NL
September 28: Gas field in Caracas explodes, 53 killed
September 28: Ron Wood releases "Slide On Live"
September 29: 27th Country Music Association Award: Vince Gill wins
September 29: "Grace Under Fire," starring Brett Butler debuts on ABC-TV
September 30: 6.4 earthquake at Latur, India, 28,000 killed
September 30: General Colin Powell retires at 56

October

October 1: Lennox Lewis TKOs Frank Bruno in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
October 2: Spike Lee weds Tonya Lewis
October 3: Battle at TV station Ostankino/Moscow townhall, about 25 killed
October 3: Boris Yeltsin declares state of emergency in Moscow
October 3: Evangelist Tammy Faye Bakker (52) weds Roe Messner (58)
October 3: Giants need to beat Dodgers to force a playoff game with Braves for NL West title, but Dodgers destroy Giants 12-1, Giants end year 103-59
October 3: Harry Belafonte performs in Tivoli Copenhagen
October 3: Indians play their last game at Cleveland Stadium, Chicago wins 4-0
October 3: Somali General Aidids arm forces kill 18 U.S. Rangers
October 3: "White Liars/Black Comedy" closes at Criterion New York City after 38 performances
October 4: Troops of President Yelsin occupy Russian White House (parliament)
October 5: China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
October 5: Last honor guard at Lenin's mausoleum
October 5: Pope John Paul II publishes encyclical Veritatis splendor
October 6: Sydney Australia Stock Market index above 2000, for 1st time
October 7: "Les Miserables," opens at Meralco Theatre, Philippines
October 7: Massive Moslem demonstrate in Xining China PR, 12 killed
October 7: Nobel prize for literature awarded to Toni Morrison
October 7: "She Loves Me" opens at Atkinson Theater New York City for 294 performances
October 8: Howard Stern releases his 1st book "Private Parts"
October 8: Qn Elizabeth's nephew Viscount Linley (32) weds Serena Stanhope (24)
October 8: U.N. lifts remaining economic sanctions against South Africa
October 10: Browns Najee Mustafaa sets club rec for longest interception (97 yards)
October 10: Ferry boat leaves for west coast of South Korea, 120 killed
October 10: Ted Kennedy, Jr. (32) weds psychiatrist Katherine Gershman (34)
October 11: Norwegian Rushdie publisher William Nygaard injured in attack
October 11: U.S. warship Harlan County anchors off Port-au-Prince Haiti
October 12: "Mixed Emotions" opens at John Golden Theater New York City for 48 performances
October 13: Greek government of Papandreou forms
October 13: Mighty Ducks win their 1st NHL game
October 13: Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Kary Mullis and Michael Smith
October 13: Nobel prize for physics awarded to Russel Hulse and Joseph Taylor
October 13: Phillies beat Atlanta in NLCS
October 15: Amstel brewery on Curaeao produces 1,000,000,000th bottle
October 15: Guardian Angel Lisa Evers Sliwa files for divorce from Curtis Sliwa
October 15: Nelson Mandela and South Africa President F W de Klerk awarded Nobel Peace Prize
October 16: General Omar al-Bashir appointed Sudan president
October 16: IRA bomb attack on fish and chips restaurant in Belfast, 10 killed
October 17: Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA World Championship of Women's Golf
October 18: STS-58 (Columbia) launches into orbit
October 19: U.N. authorizes arms, miltary and police supply embargo against Haiti
October 20: Highest scoring World Series game Blue Jays 15, Phillies 14 in 4h14m
October 21: Gary Kasparov defeats Nigel Short for chess championship
October 21: Military coup by Burundi President Ndadaye/525,000 Hutu's flee
October 21: "Twilight of the Golds" opens at Booth Theater New York City for 29 performances
October 22: Actor James Coburn (65) weds Paula Murad (37)
October 22: Cosmonaut Aleksandr Serebrov makes record 9th space walk
October 23: 7 killed by IRA-bomb attack in Belfast
October 23: Paramilitia kills 22 demonstrators at Bijbihara Kashmir
October 23: Tor Blue Jays beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 2, in 89th World Series
October 24: "Wonderful Tennessee" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 9 performances
October 25: Airbus A310 of Air Nigeria hijacked, 1 dead
October 25: Canada Liberal Party/Bloc Quebecois wins parliamentary election
October 25: Daryll Cullinan hits 337* for Transvaal, SAf 1st-class cricket record
October 26: New Jersey Devils lose 2-0 to Montreal, after winning 1st 7 games of 1993
October 26: NFL announces new expansion team, Carolina Panthers in Charlotte
October 27: Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcasting in El Paso, Texas
October 28: Cleveland Metroparks lease Brookside Park from Cleveland for 99-years
October 28: Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters resigns
October 29: Dow Jones index reaches record 3687.86
October 30: Toronto Maple Leafs lose 1st game of season after going 10-0-0
October 31: 25 people killed during Ghana-Ivory Coast soccer match
October 31: Germany unemployment hits country record of 3.5 million
October 31: Rapper Tupac Shakur charged with aggravated assault
October 31: U.S. wins Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament
October 31: "Wonderful Tennessee" closes at Plymouth Theater New York City after 9 performances

November

November 1: Atlantic Radio (20 radio stations) becomes American Radio Systems
November 1: Last day in 1st-class cricket for Mike Whitney, NSW vs. New Zealand
November 1: STS-58 (Columbia) lands
November 2: 1st commemorative bricks are laid at Bob Feller Memorial
November 2: Actor Roger Moore (James Bond) has his enlarge prostate removed
November 2: Christie Todd Whitman (R) elected 1st woman governor of NJ
November 2: Dow Jones hits record 3697.64
November 2: Ehud Olmert elected mayor of Jerusalem
November 2: Rudolph Guliani (R) elected 107th mayor of New York City
November 3: Ken Daneyko sets New Jersey Devil 'Ironman' record by playing 322nd cons game
November 4: Elton John awarded $518,700 from Sunday Mirror false report his diet
November 4: Nia Peeples files for divorce from Howard Hewett
November 4: "Timon of Athens" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 37 performances
November 5: 1st NBA game in Alamodome, San Antonio Spurs beat Warriors 91-85
November 6: Actress Allison Angrim (32) weds Robert Schoonover (44)
November 6: Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
November 6: Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arcangues, Brocco, Cardmania, Hollywood Wildcat, Kotashaan, Lure, Phone Chatter
November 7: Betsy King wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
November 9: "Cinderella" opens at New York State Theater New York City for 14 performances
November 9: Serbian army fires on school in Sarajevo, 9 children died
November 10: "Joseph and the Amazing" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 223 performances
November 10: Slowakije government of Meciar forms
November 11: Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 2 days for fractured shoulder
November 13: 7.1 seaquake east of Kamchatka
November 13: Chinese MD82 makes crash landing at Urumqi, 12 killed
November 13: Pakistan minister of Foreign affairs Faruk Leghari elected president
November 14: 23rd New York City Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig in 2:26:24
November 14: 24th New York City Marathon won by Andres Espinosa in 2:10:04
November 14: Don Shula becomes winningest coach in NFL history
November 14: "Kentucky Cycle" opens at Royale Theater New York City for 34 performances
November 14: Puerto Rico votes against becoming the 51st U.S. state
November 14: "Twilight of the Golds" closes at Booth Theater New York City after 29 performances
November 15: Howard Stern radio show premieres in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on WYAV 104.1 FM
November 16: "Any Given Day" opens at Longacre Theater New York City for 32 performances
November 16: Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arcangues, Brocco, Cardmania, Hollywood Wildcat, Kotashaan, Lure, Phone Chatter at Belmont
November 16: Russian President Yeltsin shuts Lenin museum
November 17: Antonov AN-124 flies in South Iran against mountain: 17 killed
November 17: "Grand Night For Singing" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 52 performances
November 17: U.S. House of Representatives approve Nafta
November 18: 27 killed at prison in Morazan, El Salvador
November 18: Black and white leaders in South Africa approve new democratic constitution
November 18: NAFTA passes House of Representatives
November 18: North-Siberia record cold for November (-55 degrees C)
November 18: Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder arrested for public drunkiness
November 18: WWF boss Vince McMahon charged with steroid distribution
November 19: Algerian Moslem fundamentalists uprising, 27 killed
November 19: Curaeaose vote to remain part of Dutch Antilles
November 20: Jakovlev-42 crashes into mountain at Ohrid Macedonia, 116 killed
November 20: Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Robin Romeo
November 20: Winnie Mandela's driver/bodyguard murdered in Johannesburg
November 21: "Cinderella" closes at New York State Theater New York City after 14 performances
November 21: "Cyrano - The Musical" opens at Neil Simon Theater New York City for 137 performances
November 21: Neo-fascists MSI win 36% of municipal elections in Rome
November 22: "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" opens at Richard Rodgers New York City for 320 perf
November 23: "Angels in America-Perestroika" opens at Walter Kerr New York City for 216 performances
November 24: Brady bill passes establishing 5-day waiting period for handgun sales
November 24: End of world, according to Ukrainian sect White Brotherhood
November 25: Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters falls
November 25: Failed bomb attack on Egyptian premier Atef Sedki, 1 dead
November 26: Political campaigners James Carville (49) and Mary Matalin wed
November 27: Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 vs. New Zealand, Hobart)
November 27: India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12
November 27: Lisa Hanna, 18, of Jamaica, crowned 43rd Miss World
November 28: 81st CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 33-23
November 28: Carlos Reina wins Honduras presidential election
November 28: "Gray's Anatomy" opens at Beaumont Theater New York City for 13 performances
November 28: "Mixed Emotions" closes at John Golden Theater New York City after 48 performances
November 29: "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" opens at Beaumont Theater New York City for 40 performances
November 30: NFL announces 30th franchise - Jacksonville Jaguars
November 30: President Clinton signs Brady Gun Control Bill

December

December 1: Northwest Airlink plane crashes in Minn, killing 18
December 2: A Websters musical "Sunset Promenade" premieres in LA
December 2: Dow-Jones hits record 3702.11
December 2: Houston Rockets tie NBA record of 15-0 start
December 2: Space shuttle STS-61 (Endeavour 5), launches
December 4: Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.92 sec)
December 4: Johann Koss skates world record 5K (6:35.53)
December 5: 82nd Davis Cup: Germany beats Australia in Dusseldorf (4-1)
December 5: Astronauts begin repair of Hubble telescope in space
December 5: Melissa Mcnamara/Mike Sopringer wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
December 5: Newhart actor William Sanderson (47) weds Sharon Wix (39)
December 5: Rafael Caldera elected president of Venezuela
December 5: "Timon of Athens" closes at Lyceum Theater New York City after 37 performances
December 6: Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 5 km 7:13.29
December 7: Henri Konan Bedie names himself President of Ivory coast
December 7: Robert Goulet undergoes prostate cancer surgery
December 8: 30 killed at religious rebellion in Algeria
December 8: 4th Billboard Music Awards
December 8: Dow-Jones hits record 3734.53
December 8: Storm hits West Europe, 11 killed in England
December 9: Ivory Coast Premier Ouattara resigns
December 9: "My Fair Lady" opens at Virginia Theater New York City for 165 performances
December 10: Dow Jones hits record 3740.67
December 11: 59th Heisman Trophy Award: Charlie Ward, Florida State (quarterback)
December 11: Eduardo Frei elected president of Chile
December 12: "Any Given Day" closes at Longacre Theater New York City after 32 performances
December 12: "Kentucky Cycle" closes at Royale Theater New York City after 34 performances
December 12: WAQX 104.3 (Q-104) rock format replaces WNCN classic format in New York City
December 13: Deadline for Israeli troop withdrawal from Gaza, they don't
December 13: Dow Jones hits record 3764.43
December 13: Fire in textile factory in Fuzjou China, 60 killed
December 13: Space shuttle STS-61 (Endeavour 5), lands
December 14: Moslem fundamentalists murder 12 Kroates/Bosnians in Algeria
December 15: British premier Major/Irish premier Reynolds signs Downing Street Declaration concerning Northern Ireland self determination
December 15: C-130 flies into a Philippines hill and explodes, 16 killed
December 15: Haitian premier Robert Malval resigns
December 15: John Williams final appearance as conductor of Boston Pops
December 15: Lee Aspen resigns as Secretary of Defense
December 15: Y-12 crashes at Phonesavanh, Laos: 18 killed
December 16: "Red Shoes" opens at Gershwin Theater New York City for 5 performances
December 16: Shannen Doherty (Brenda) is fired from Beverly Hills 90210
December 17: Bangladesh moslem call for murder of feminist Taslima Nasrin
December 17: Kevin Scott skates world record 1000 m (1:12.54)
December 17: Northern Exposure star Barry Corbin falls off his horse
December 17: Tennis star Boris Becker (26) weds Barbara Feltus (27)
December 18: Kevin Scott skates world record 1K (1:12.54)
December 19: Guinee general Lansana re-elected president
December 19: "Red Shoes" closes at Gershwin Theater New York City after 5 performances
December 20: Donald Trump weds Marla Maples
December 26: Antonov-26 crashes at Gyumri, Armenia, 36 killed
December 26: Comedian Rodney Dangerfield (72) weds Joan Child (41)
December 26: Floyd, Nicklaus and Rodriguez wins Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge Golf Tourn
December 27: Actress Teri Garr weds John O'Neil
December 27: "Candles, Snow, and Mistletoe" opens at Palace Theater New York City for 7 performances
December 27: Dow-Jones hits record 3792.93
December 28: Dow-Jones hits record 3793.49
December 28: Dutch Antilles government of Yandi Paula forms
December 28: John Maclean passes Kirk Muller as all-time New Jersey Devils scorer (521 pts)
December 29: Courtney Love sues doctors for leaking news of her methadone treatment
December 29: Todd Bridges arrested for transporting methamphetamine (speed)
December 30: "Candles, Snow, and Mistletoe" closes at Palace New York City after 7 performances
December 30: Singer Deni Hines (22) weds INXS guitarist Kirk Pengilly (35)
December 30: Vatican recognizes Israel
December 31: Barbra Striesand does her 1st live public concert in 20 years
December 31: Loveboat actress Jill Whelan (27) weds Brad St. John (33)
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