1993 in History – What happened in year 1993

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.

Know what happened in 1993:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
06 January Indian Border Security Force (BSF) units killed 55 Kashmiri civilians in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir, in revenge after militants ambushed a BSF patrol.
07 January The Fourth Republic of Ghana was inaugurated with Jerry Rawlings as its president.
11 March Janet Reno was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the first female Attorney General of the United States.
15 January Salvatore 'The Beast' Riina, one of the most powerful members of the Sicilian Mafia, was arrested after three decades as a fugitive.
24 January Turkish journalist and writer Ugur Mumcu was assassinated by a car bomb outside his home in Ankara.
25 January Five people were shot outside the Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in Langley, Virginia, resulting in two deaths.
27 September War in Abkhazia-After capturing the city of Sukhumi, Abkhazseparatists and their allies massacred large numbers of Georgiancivilians.
30 OctoberThe Troubles-Three members of the Ulster Defence Associationopened fire in a crowded pub during a Halloween party, killing eightcivilians and wounding thirteen.
31 DecemberBrandon Teena, an American trans man, was raped and murdered inHumboldt, Nebraska; his death led to increased lobbying for hate crimelaws in the United States.
17 NovemberGeneral Sani Abacha ousted Ernest Shonekan to become chairmanof the Provisional Ruling Council of Nigeria.
30 NovemberU.S. President Bill Clinton signed the Brady Handgun ViolencePrevention Act into law, requiring purchasers of handguns to pass abackground check.
03 OctoberAmerican armed forces attempted to capture officials ofSomalian warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid's organization at the Battle ofMogadishu.
04 OctoberRussian Constitutional Crisis-Tanks bombarded the White Housein Moscow while demonstrators against President Boris Yeltsin ralliedoutside.
07 OctoberThe Great Mississippi and Missouri Rivers Flood came to an endafter 103 days, as the Mississippi River at St. Louis finally droppedbelow flood stage.
23 OctoberThe Troubles-A Provisional Irish Republican Army's attemptedbombing of a meeting of loyalist paramilitary leaders failed, killingone of the perpetrators, one UDA member and eight civilians.
30 OctoberThe Troubles-Three members of the Ulster Defence Associationopened fire in a crowded pub during a Halloween party, killing eightcivilians and wounding thirteen.
27 SeptemberWar in Abkhazia-After capturing the city of Sukhumi, Abkhazseparatists and their allies massacred large numbers of Georgiancivilians.
21 AugustNASA lost contact with its Mars Observer spacecraft, three daysbefore orbital insertion.
22 JulyDuring the Great Flood of 1993 (flooding pictured), levees nearKaskaskia, Illinois, US, ruptured, forcing the entire town to evacuateby barges operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.
25 JulyIsraeli forces launched a week-long attack against Lebanon tomake it difficult for Hezbollah to use southern Lebanon as a base forstriking Israel.
24 AprilThe Provisional Irish Republican Army detonated a truck bomb inLondon's financial district in Bishopsgate, killing one person, injuring44 others and causing £1 billion in damages.
27 AprilMembers of the Zambia national football team were killed in aplane crash en route to play a 1994 World Cup qualifying match againstSenegal.
20 March The Troubles-The second of two bomb attacks by the ProvisionalIRA in Warrington, England, killed two children.
06 JanuaryIndian Border Security Force (BSF) units killed 55 Kashmiricivilians in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir, in revenge after militantsambushed a BSF patrol.
07 JanuaryThe Fourth Republic of Ghana was inaugurated with JerryRawlings as its president.
10 JanuaryThe Braer Storm, the strongest extratropical cyclone everrecorded in the North Atlantic, reached its peak intensity.
15 JanuarySalvatore 'The Beast' Riina, one of the most powerful membersof the Sicilian Mafia, was arrested after three decades as a fugitive.
24 JanuaryTurkish journalist and writer Ugur Mumcu was assassinated by acar bomb outside his home in Ankara.
25 JanuaryFive people were shot outside the Central Intelligence Agencyheadquarters in Langley, Virginia, resulting in two deaths.
27 JanuaryAmerican-born sumo wrestler Akebono Taro became the firstforeigner to reach the rank of yokozuna (grand champion).


List of famous birthdays in the year 1993:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 March Nathan Brown / Rugby Player / Australia
03 OctoberRaffaele Di Gennaro / Footballer / Italy
03 January Kevin Ware / Basketball Player / United States of America
04 SeptemberChantal Škamlová / Tennis Player / Slovakia
05 JulyMehdi Tarfi / Footballer / Belgium
09 OctoberJayden Hodges / Rugby Player / Australia
10 AugustShin Hye-jeong / Singer / South Korea
13 February Adam Clydsdale / Rugby Player / Australia
14 NovemberSamuel Umtiti / Footballer / France
18 DecemberByron Buxton / Baseball Player / United States of America
19 February Mauro Icardi / Footballer / Argentina
20 SeptemberJulian Draxler / Footballer / Germany
23 OctoberJosh Ruffels / Footballer / United Kingdom
23 February Chris Grevsmuhl / Rugby Player / Australia
25 January Kasper Larsen / Footballer / Denmark
27 JulyJordan Spieth / Golfer / United States of America
28 JuneJung Dae-hyun / Singer / Korean
28 MayDaniel Alvaro / Rugby Player / Australia
29 OctoberIndia Eisley / Actress / United States of America
30 January Katy Marchant / Cyclist / United Kingdom

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1993:

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

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