1993 in History
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 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 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 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 19 The Branch Davidian Compound near Waco, Texas, is destroyed in a fire after 51-day stand-off; 76 people die, including 24 British nationals and 20 children
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 New Jersey
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 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)