1993

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July 6, 2022

1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year beginning on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. It was declared the International Year of the World's Indigenous Populations by the United Nations Organization.[1]

Events

January

January 1: Czechoslovakia ceases to exist after 75 years of history and is divided into two new states: the Czech Republic and Slovakia.[2] The European news channel Euronews is launched in five languages: German, Spanish, French, English and Italian. The new Mexican peso (MXN), equivalent to 1,000 old pesos (MXP), enters circulation.[3] January 2: the three parties to the conflict in Bosnia Herzegovina meet in the Swiss city of Geneva. January 3: Bush and Yeltsin sign the START II nuclear disarmament agreement, to reduce nuclear arsenals.[4] 5 January: 84,700 liters of oil from the freighter Braer are spilled on the Shetland Islands. January 11: WWE RAW, a brand of the professional wrestling company WWE, is created. January 12: In Colombia, the Search Bloc kills Juan Carlos Ospina Álvarez (alias Conexión), head of hit men for the Medellín Cartel. January 13: An agreement to ban chemical weapons is signed in Paris. January 16: In Colombia, authorities kill Víctor Giovanni Granada (alias El Zarco), a hitman for the Medellín Cartel. January 20 – Bill Clinton is sworn in as the 42nd President of the United States.[5] January 21: a terrorist attack occurs in the financial sector of Bogotá (Colombia), leaving 21 injured. January 27: in La Romana de Catadau (Spain), the bodies of Toñi, Miriam and Desirée, the girls from Alcàsser, are found after being missing for 75 days. January 30: Terrorist attack in the center of Bogotá (Colombia). A car bomb explodes, causing 25 deaths and 70 injuries; the crime is attributed to the Medellin Cartel. January 31: in Pasadena (California), the Dallas Cowboys, an American football team, win the XXVII edition of the Superbowl by beating the Buffalo Bills 52-17. January 31: In Colombia, the terrorist group Los Pepes assassinate Pablo Escobar's lawyer, Guido Parra Montoya, and his son, Guido Andrés Parra Sierra, in a deserted area of ​​Envigado.

February

February 6th: In Colombia, the police kill Leonardo Rivera (alias Leo), chief hitman for the Medellin Cartel. Belgium becomes a federal state. February 9: Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona publishes Animal nocturna. February 10: Mario Conde agrees with the US bank J. P. Morgan to increase Banesto's capital. February 11th: In Spain, the first two private universities in Madrid were created: Alfonso X el Sabio and San Pablo-CEU. In Colombia, the terrorist group Los Pepes assassinated Rodrigo Arrieta Polanía, a member of the Medellín Cartel. February 14: the Hidalgo Stadium is inaugurated in Mexico, it is the headquarters of the Pachuca Football Club. February 15: in Slovakia, Michal Kováč is elected the first president. In Madrid (Spain), the police dismantled a human trafficking gang that had illegally introduced more than 2,000 Dominican citizens to Spain to force them into prostitution. In the center of Bogotá (Colombia), the Medellín Cartel explodes two car bombs, leaving 4 dead and 155 wounded. February 17: Pedro Pacheco, mayor of Jerez de la Frontera, is expelled from the Andalusian Party for his continued criticism of the party's other leader, Alejandro Rojas-Marcos, mayor of Seville. February 18: in Colombia, Carlos Mario Alzate Urquijo (alias El Arete) surrenders to the Prosecutor's Office. February 19: Supposed fragments of Adolf Hitler's skull appear in an inkwell in the Russian State Archive, from his charred remains unearthed by the Russians in Berlin in 1945. February 20: in the Azteca Stadium the fight between Julio César Chávez and Greg Haugen. February 22: the UN approves the c