Day in History

  • "Once on this Island"

    Once on this Island"Once on this Island" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 469 performances
  • "Most Happy Fella"

    The Most Happy Fella "Most Happy Fella" closes at NY State Theater NYC
  • Nuclear Testing

    US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • "Oba Oba '93"

    Oba Oba '93"Oba Oba '93" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 22 performances
  • Colombia Earthquake

    6.6 earthquake hits Colombia with no fatalities
  • NFL

    Phila Eagle Randall Cunningham sets NFL QB scramble record of 3,683
  • Zimbabwe

    Start of Zimbabwe's 1st Test match, v India at Harare
  • STS-58

    STS-58STS-58 (Columbia) launches into orbit
  • NHL

    NHL Winnipeg Jets sold to Americans who plan to move them to Phoenix
  • Women's Golf

    Samsung World Championship of Women's Golf
  • Bolivian War

    Bolivian Gas War: President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, is forced to resign and leave Bolivia.
  • Bhutto

    Benazir BhuttoAfter 8 years in exile, Benazir Bhutto returns to her homeland Pakistan. The same night, suicide attackers blow themselves up near Bhutto's convoy, killing over 100 in the cheering crowd, including 20 police officers. Bhutto escaped uninjured.