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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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The Sandlot

The Sandlot

Release year: 1993

Directed by: David Mickey Evans

Starring: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Art LaFleur, Patrick Renna

Country: United States of America

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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves, Kate Beckinsale

Country: United States of America

This Boy's Life

This Boy's Life

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Barkin, Jonah Blechman

Country: United States of America

Benny & Joon

Benny & Joon

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Starring: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn, Julianne Moore

Country: United States of America

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Books

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Where There'S Smoke by Sandra Brown

Where There'S Smoke

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown stuns readers with the breathtaking tale of a powerful oil company and the incredible lengths they'll go to keep their secrets hidden .

Marilyn Monroe by Donald Spoto

Marilyn Monroe

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Spoto's biography of Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe makes use of over 150 interviews and more than 35,000 pages of previously sealed files, including Monroe's diaries, letters, and other personal and revealing

Waiting To Exhale by Terry McMillan

Waiting To Exhale

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The classic novel of triumph, revenge, and friendship-now in a premium edition From the critically-acclaimed author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back comes this wise, down-to-earth story of

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

The Talismans Of Shannara by Terry Brooks

The Talismans Of Shannara

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Although some of the goals to keep Shannara safe had been met, the work of Walker Boh, Wren, and Par was not yet done.