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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1960s  1970s  1980s  – 1990s –  2000s  2010s  2020s
Years: 1990 1991 199219931994 1995 1996

1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar.




1993 Bombing Aftermath in WTC by DSS Agent
1993 World Trade Center Bombing aftermath






  • July 2 – An integrist mob sets fire to a hotel where The Satanic Verses translator Aziz Nesin resides, in Sivas, Turkey, killing 37 people.
  • July 26 – Asiana Airlines Flight 733 crashes into Mt. Ungeo in Haenam, South Korea, killing 68 people.
  • July 31 – King Baudouin I of Belgium dies aged 62.



Bill Clinton, Yitzhak Rabin, Yasser Arafat at the White House 1993-09-13
September 13: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, US President Bill Clinton, and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat sign the Oslo Accords.






January – March

Dizzy Gillespie playing horn 1955
Dizzy Gillespie 1917-1993

April – June

Pat nixon
Pat Nixon 1913-1993

July – September

October – December

River Phoenix
River Phoenix 1970-1993
Zviad Gamsakhurdia and Merab Kostava, Tbilisi, 1988
Zviad Gamsakhurdia (left) 1939-1993

Nobel Prizes

Movies released

Hit songs

New books

  • Adrian Mole: The Wilderness YearsSue Townsend
  • Band of BrothersStephen Ambrose
  • Barnyard Dance – Sandra Boynton
  • Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other EssaysStephen Hawking
  • The Christmas Box – Richard Paul Evans
  • The ClientJohn Grisham
  • ComplicityIain Banks
  • The Emigrants – W.G. Sebald
  • The GiverLois Lowry
  • Honour Among ThievesJeffrey Archer
  • The HopeHerman Wouk
  • In the Eye of the Sun – Ahdaf Soueif
  • Lasher – Anne Rice
  • Like Water for Chocolate – Laura Esquivel
  • Losing Eddie – Deborah Joy Corey
  • Men at ArmsTerry Pratchett
  • Moving MarsGreg Bear
  • The Night ManagerJohn le Carré
  • Nightmares and DreamscapesStephen King
  • Ottoline Morrell: Life on the Grand Scale – Miranda Seymour
  • Pleading Guilty – Scott Turow
  • Le Rocher de TaniosAmin Maalouf
  • The Scorpio IllusionRobert Ludlum
  • Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree – Tariq Ali
  • Slow Waltz at Cedar BendRobert James Waller
  • Too Big To Fail – Walter Stewart
  • TrainspottingIrvine Welsh
  • The Traitor and the Jew: Anti-Semitism and the Delirium of Extremist Right-Wing Nationalism in French Canada from 1929-1939 (Antisémitisme et nationalisme d'extrême-droite dans la province de Québec 1929-1939) – Esther Delisle
  • VanishedDanielle Steel
  • Visiting Mrs. Nabokov and Other ExcursionsMartin Amis
  • The Wicca Spellbook – Gerina Dunwich
  • Without RemorseTom Clancy

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