What happened this day in history October 3, 1993

What are the important events that happened on October 3, 1993? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 3, 1993: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 3, 1993 is the 276th day of the year 1993 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 89 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 20, 1993 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 208,224 hours 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 ‘dihectaheptacontahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $456.55. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper 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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October 3, 1993 Historical Events

  • 1993
    Battle of Mogadishu: In an attempt to capture officials of warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid’s organisation in Mogadishu, Somalia, 18 US soldiers and about 1,000 Somalis are killed in heavy fighting.

Who died on October 3, 1993?

  • 1993
    Gary Gordon, American Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1960)
  • 1993
    Katerina Gogou, Greek actress, poet and author (b. 1940)
  • 1993
    Randall “Randy” Shughart, American Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1958)

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