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Major Events of 1993
1993 (Roman Numerals: MCMLXCIII) was the 93rd year of the 20th century. 1993 was not a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Friday.
On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 1993.
News Events of 1993
Waco seige in Texas.
First World Trade Center bombing. Terrorists detonate bomb in an underground car park.
Peace treaty signed between Israel and PLO.
Eritrea independent from Ethiopia.
Mosaic, web browser software, introduced.
Intel introduces the Pentium microprocessor.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum opens.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is signed into law by US President Bill Clinton.
US military introduces the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, allowing closeted homosexual and bisexual men and women to serve, but barring openly homosexual and bisexual men and women from service.
Janet Reno becomes first female US Attorney General.
Maastricht Treaty takes effect, formally establishing the European Union.
Sports in 1993
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