1993 in history

1993 events chronologically

Jan 1 A single market within the European Community is introduced
Jan 1 Dissolution of Czechoslovakia: Czechoslovakia is divided into Slovakia and the Czech Republic
Jan 2 Sri Lankan Civil War: The Sri Lanka Navy kill 35-100 civilians on the Jaffna Lagoon
Jan 3 In Moscow, Russia, George Bush and Boris Yeltsin sign the second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START)
Jan 5 The oil tanker MV Braer runs aground on the coast of the Shetland Islands, spilling 84,700 tons of crude oil
Jan 6 Indian Border Security Force units kill 55 Kashmiri civilians in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir, in revenge after militants ambushed a BSF patrol
Jan 7 Bosnian War: The Bosnian Army executes a surprise attack on the village of Kravica in Srebrenica

Top 7 most famous people born in 1993

Mar 11 Anthony Davis (basketball) an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association. He plays power forward and center. Davis played college basketball for the University of Kentucky for one season before being selected first overall in the 2012 NBA draft by New Orleans. That summer, he earned a gold medal playing with Team USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics. After his rookie season, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. The next season, he became an NBA All-Star for the first time and led the NBA in blocked shots per game
Mar 15 Paul Pogba a French professional footballer who plays for Italian club Juventus in Serie He operates primarily as a central midfielder and is comfortable at playing both in attack and defence. Pogba was described by his former club Manchester United as a "powerful, skilful, and creative" player who has "an eye for goal and a penchant for the spectacular". After his transfer to Juventus, he gained the nickname Il Polpo Paul for his long legs that look like tentacles during tackling or running. These characteristics have led him to be compared with former France international Patrick Vieira. He received the Golden Boy award for 2013, given to the best under-21 player in Europe
Apr 25 Raphaël Varane a French footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the French national team, as a central defender.
May 13 Romelu Lukaku a Belgian footballer who plays as a striker for English club Everton and the Belgium national team. In January 2014, he was named by The Guardian as one of the ten most promising young players in Europe
May 14 Miranda Cosgrove an American actress and singer-songwriter. Her career began at the age of three, when she appeared in television commercials. Her film debut came in 2003, when she played Summer Hathaway in School of Rock. She appeared in a number of minor television roles over several years before coming to prominence as Megan Parker on the Nickelodeon TV series Drake & Josh. A few years later, she landed the role of Carly Shay, the lead character in the Nickelodeon TV series iCarly
Jun 26 Ariana Grande an American singer and actress who began her career in the Broadway musical 13, before landing the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon television series Victorious in 2009. After the show ended, Grande rose to prominence as a teen idol on her own spinoff, Sam & Cat
Nov 24 Ivi Adamou a Greek Cypriot singer. She was born and raised in Ayia Napa, Cyprus and currently lives in Athens, Greece. She has been studying sociology at the Panteion University since 2012. Adamou rose to recognition in Greece and Cyprus following her participation in the second season of the Greek version of The X Factor, where she was under the mentorship of Giorgos Theofanous. In 2010 right after her elimination from The X Factor, Adamou secured a recording contract with Sony Music Greece

Top 7 most famous people died in 1993

Jan 6 Dizzy Gillespie an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.
Jan 20 Audrey Hepburn a British actress and humanitarian. Recognised as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. She was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third greatest female screen legend in the history of American cinema and has been placed in the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame. She is also regarded by some to be the most naturally beautiful woman of all time
Feb 6 Arthur Ashe an American World 1 professional tennis player. He won three Grand Slam titles, ranking him among the best tennis players from the United States
Jun 22 Pat Nixon the wife of Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States, and thus First Lady of the United States from 1969 to 1974.
Oct 31 Federico Fellini an Italian film director and scriptwriter. Known for his distinct style that blends fantasy and baroque images with earthiness, he is considered one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers of the 20th century
Dec 4 Frank Zappa an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, jazz, orchestral and musique concrète works. He also directed feature-length films and music videos, and designed album covers. Zappa produced almost all of the more than 60 albums he released with the band The Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist. While in his teens, he acquired a taste for 20th-century classical composers such as Edgard Varèse, Igor Stravinsky, and Anton Webern, along with 1950s rhythm and blues music. He began writing classical music in high school, while at the same time playing drums in rhythm and blues bands; he later switched to electric guitar
Dec 7 Félix Houphouët-Boigny the first President of Côte d'Ivoire , serving for more than three decades until his death. A tribal chief, he worked as a medical aide, union leader, and planter before being elected to the French Parliament. He served in several ministerial positions within the French government before leading Côte d'Ivoire following independence in 1960. Throughout his life, he played a significant role in politics and the decolonization of Africa