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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1993.
The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1993: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1993?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1993 Stephane Powers weds Patrick de la Chenais
  • 02 Apr 1993 Venezuelan DC-10 crashes at Margarita, killing 10.
  • 04 Apr 1993 At Camden Yards, Bill Clinton becomes the first U.S. president to throw the first pitch of the baseball season from the pitcher's mound.
  • 05 Apr 1993 73,293 see Yankees beat Indians 9-1
  • 06 Apr 1993 Florida Marlins first loss ever (4-2 to Los Angeles Dodgers).
  • 07 Apr 1993 Dante Bichette hits the first Colorado Rockies homerun (Shea Stadium, New York).
  • 08 Apr 1993 STS-56 (Discovery) launches into orbit.
  • 09 Apr 1993 Colorado Rockies first home game and first victory, 11-4 over Montreal Expos.
  • 10 Apr 1993 Pittsburgh Penguins win their NHL record 17 game winning streak.
  • 11 Apr 1993 57th Golf Masters Championship: Bernhard Langer wins, shooting a 277.
  • 13 Apr 1993 3 Men on a Horse opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • 14 Apr 1993 Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender after completion of his Seven Seals manuscript.
  • 16 Apr 1993 Jury reaches guilty verdict in Federal case against cop who beat Rodney King, but the verdict is not read until April 17th
  • 17 Apr 1993 Police officers found guilty of violating Rodney Kings civil rights
  • 18 Apr 1993 Beirut-hostage Terry Anderson marries Madeleine Bassil
  • 19 Apr 1993 Branch Davidians in Waco Texas commit suicide after 51 day siege
  • 20 Apr 1993 Uranus passes Neptune (this occurs once every 171 years).
  • 21 Apr 1993 Wilder, Wilder, Wilder opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 30 performances
  • 22 Apr 1993 Candid Camera creator Allen Funt suffers a stroke at 78
  • 23 Apr 1993 Eritrea votes to secede from Ethiopia.
  • 24 Apr 1993 ABC news analyst Jeff Greenfield weds Karen Gannett
  • 25 Apr 1993 Blood Brothers opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 839 performances
  • 26 Apr 1993 Shakespeare for My Father opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 266 performances
  • 27 Apr 1993 Afghan Antonov AN-32 plane crashes at Tashqurgan, kills 76.
  • 28 Apr 1993 Tango Passion opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 29 Apr 1993 In western Arizona, USA, a magnitude 5.3 earthquake occurs.
  • 30 Apr 1993 David Waymer, NFL player (New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders), dies at age 34.

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Music charts

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Movies

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Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Directed by: Isao Takahata

Starring: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Country: United States of America

Vertigo

Vertigo

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore

Country: United States of America

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Country: United States of America

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi

Country: United States of America

The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States of America

Books

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Nobody Nowhere by Donna Williams

Nobody Nowhere

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Donna Williams was a child with more labels than a jam-jar: deaf, wild disturbed, stupid insane...She lived within herself, her own world her foreground, ours a background she only visited.

Assembling California by John McPhee

Assembling California

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At various times in a span of fifteen years, John McPhee made geological field surveys in the company of Eldridge Moores, a tectonicist at the University of California at Davis.

Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock

Griffin & Sabine

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Imbued with all the magic and mystery of the Griffin & Sabine trilogy, this handsomely designed address book incorporates Nick bantock's exquisite artwork and writing and will reawaken in all of us the excitement and wonder of meaningful correspondence.

Preparing For The Twenty-First Century by Paul Kennedy

Preparing For The Twenty-First Century

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Analyzes the transnational forces that will transform nation-states in the future--population growth, environmental degradation, technological advance--their impact, and how to cope with the challenges of the future.

Forward The Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Forward The Foundation

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A stunning testament to his creative genius. Forward The Foundation is a the saga's dramatic climax -- the story Asimov fans have been waiting for.