April 1993 calendar

April 1993

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1993?


  • 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.
  • 01 Apr 1993 NASCAR racer Alan Kulwicki is killed in a plane crash near the Tri-Cities Regional Airport in Blountville, Tennessee.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1993?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Informeryoutube
  2. - Freak Meyoutube
  3. - Nuthin' But A G Thang
  4. - I Have Nothing
  5. - Don't Walk Away

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Young At Heart
  2. - Five Live (EP)
  3. - Informeryoutube
  4. - All That She Wants
  5. - Oh Carolina


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in April 1993?

The Children Of Men by P. D. James

The Children Of Men


The Children of Men tells the story of a world without children and no future. It is told with P. D. James’s signature suspense, insightful characterization and riveting storytelling.

Marilyn Monroe by Donald Spoto

Marilyn Monroe


Spoto's biography about Marilyn Monroe uses over 150 interviews and 35,000 pages of previously sealed documents, including Monroe's diaries and letters.

Official And Confidential by Anthony Summers

Official And Confidential


Although Presidents wanted to fire him, they were intimidated by his vast array of damaging secrets. His illegal surveillance and harassing tactics were feared by both public officials and citizens.

Where There'S Smoke by Sandra Brown

Where There'S Smoke


Sandra Brown, #1 New York Times Bestseller, stuns readers with her incredible story of a powerful oil company. And the extraordinary lengths they will go to keep their secrets secret.

Degree Of Guilt by Richard North Patterson

Degree Of Guilt


Mary Carelli, a TV journalist, admits she shot and killed Mark Ransom. Ransom is one of the most well-known authors in the world. She says it was self defense.