1993

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October 20, 2021

1993 (MCMXCIII) was a normal year in the Gregorian calendar that began on Friday, corresponding (in part) to the year 150 of the Bahá'í calendar and to 1400 in the Bengali Calendar.

Events

Catalan Countries February 17 - Catalonia: the Parliament of Catalonia declares Els Segadors the official anthem of Catalonia. March 14 - Andorra: A referendum is held approving the country's first constitution, becoming an independent, rule of law, democratic and social state. July 28 - Andorra: This state joins the UN.

Culture

Publication of the novel Panorama interior en gris by Antoni Serra i Bauçà. Creation of the Vall d'Albaida Erotic Literature Prize by the Mancomunitat de Municipis de la Vall d'AlbaidaRest of the world January 1 European Economic Community - removes trade barriers and creates the European Common Market. Czechoslovakia ceases to exist after 74 years of history, splitting into two new states: the Czech Republic and Slovakia. January 20 - US: Bill Clinton, becomes the 42nd president of the United States. February 26 - New York (USA): Islamist terrorists detonate a truck full of explosives in the north tower of the World Trade Center that kills 6 and injures a thousand. March 1 - Spain: the price of a liter of super gasoline reaches 100 pesetas. March 23rd Garry Kasparov and Nigel Short refuse to play under the auspices of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) and create the Professional Chess Association (PCA); for this reason, FIDE deprives Kasparov of his latest world chess title Arecibo Observatory (Arecibo, Puerto Rico): Aleksander Wolszczan detects infrared light from the first extrasolar planet. April 16 - Niger: Mahamane Ousmane begins his term as President of Niger. First democratically elected president. May 1 - Neuendorf (Germany): Reopening of the Kronsnest Boat Pass. July - New Zealand Antarctic Station of Vanda (Antarctica): reaches 89.5 ° C below zero, the lowest temperature ever recorded on Earth. August 9 - Belgium: Albert II of Belgium is crowned King of Belgium. October 25th Canada: Legislative elections are held by an absolute majority of the Liberal Party, led by Jean Chrétien, who will oust the Conservative Party from power. Washington (USA): Jerry Hall and Robert Stilmann, researchers at George Washington University, announce that they have managed to clone human embryos. December 30 - Israel and the Vatican: These two states establish diplomatic relations. December 28 - Madrid: Case of Banesto: the Bank of Spain intervenes the entity.

Cinema

Portal: Cinema / 1993

Music

Nobel Prize

Video Games

On February 20, the first 32-bit console, the FM Towns Marty, was released in Japan.

Births

Països Catalans16 February, Vilanova i la Geltrú: Clàudia Miret i Molins, Catalan roller hockey player. February 17, Cervera, La Segarra: Marc Márquez i Alenta, Catalan motorcyclist. March 20, Torroella de Montgrí: Esther Sullastres Ayuso is a Catalan footballer. March 22, Mataró: Leila Ouahabi, Catalan footballer, who plays as a left winger. March 25, Mataró: Roser Tarragó i Aymerich, Catalan water polo player. September 25, Sant Esteve de Sesrovires: Rosalía Vila i Tobella, Catalan flamenco singer January 28, Lleida: Miki Florensa, Catalan musician and member of La Pegatina. Rest of the world January 1, Adama, Ethiopia: Sifan Hassan, Dutch athlete of Ethiopian origin. February 12, Thessaloniki: Giorgos Katidis, Greek midfielder. May 9, Cincinnati, Ohio: Bonnie Rotten, porn actress and American model June 26, Boca Raton, Florida: Ariana Grande, American actress, singer and dancer. June 27, Kroměříž, Czech Republic: Gabriela Gunčíková, Czech singer

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