What happened this day in history August 21, 1993

What are the important events that happened on August 21, 1993? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 21, 1993: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 21, 1993 is the 233rd day of the year 1993 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 132 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 8, 1993 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 12,431,520 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectatriacontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $99.72. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rooster is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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August 21, 1993 Historical Events

  • 1993
    NASA loses contact with the Mars Observer spacecraft.

Who died on August 21, 1993?

  • 1993
    Tatiana Troyanos, American mezzo-soprano (b. 1938)

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