1993

From left, clockwise: Ramzi Yousef and other Islamic terrorists detonate a truck bomb in the subterranean garage of the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City, killing 7; the Russian White House is shelled during a constitutional crisis after Russian president Boris Yeltsin imposed a self-coup; Czechoslovakia is peacefully dissolved into the Czech Republic and Slovakia; in the U.S., the ATF besieges a compound belonging to David Koresh and the Branch Davidians in a search for illegal weapons, which ends in the building being set alight and killing most inside; Eritrea overwhelmingly votes to gain independence from Ethiopia; a major snow storm passes over the U.S. and Canada, leading to 318 fatalities; drug lord and narcoterrorist Pablo Escobar is killed by Colombian special forces; the Oslo I Accord is signed in an attempt to resolve the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1993 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1993
MCMXCIII
Ab urbe condita2746
Armenian calendar1442
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԲ
Assyrian calendar6743
Baháʼí calendar149–150
Balinese saka calendar1914–1915
Bengali calendar1400
Berber calendar2943
British Regnal year41 Eliz. 2 – 42 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2537
Burmese calendar1355
Byzantine calendar7501–7502
Chinese calendar壬申年 (Water Monkey)
4690 or 4483
    — to —
癸酉年 (Water Rooster)
4691 or 4484
Coptic calendar1709–1710
Discordian calendar3159
Ethiopian calendar1985–1986
Hebrew calendar5753–5754
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2049–2050
 - Shaka Samvat1914–1915
 - Kali Yuga5093–5094
Holocene calendar11993
Igbo calendar993–994
Iranian calendar1371–1372
Islamic calendar1413–1414
Japanese calendarHeisei 5
(平成5年)
Javanese calendar1925–1926
Juche calendar82
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4326
Minguo calendarROC 82
民國82年
Nanakshahi calendar525
Thai solar calendar2536
Tibetan calendar阳水猴年
(male Water-Monkey)
2119 or 1738 or 966
    — to —
阴水鸡年
(female Water-Rooster)
2120 or 1739 or 967
Unix time725846400 – 757382399

1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1993rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 993rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 93rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1990s decade.

1993 was designated as:

  • International Year for the World's Indigenous People

The year 1993 in the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands had only 364 days, since its calendar advanced 24 hours to the Eastern Hemisphere side of the International Date Line, skipping August 21, 1993.

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The aftermath of the World Trade Center bombing.

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