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  • Kravica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Jan 7, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Bratunac Killings

    Kravica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Jan 7, 1993

    On 7 January 1993, Orthodox Christmas Day, 8th Operational Unit Srebrenica, a unit of the ARBiH under the command of Bratunac Killings, attacked the village of Kravica near Bratunac. 46 Serbs died in the attack: 35 soldiers and 11 civilians.




  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jan 8, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The Serbs killed the deputy prime minister of the ARBiH Hakija Turajlić

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jan 8, 1993

    On 8 January 1993, the Serbs killed the deputy prime minister of the ARBiH Hakija Turajlić after stopping the UN convoy taking him from the airport.




  • Skelani, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Jan 16, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The ARBiH attacked the Bosnian Serb village of Skelani

    Skelani, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Jan 16, 1993

    On 16 January 1993, soldiers of the ARBiH attacked the Bosnian Serb village of Skelani, near Srebrenica. 69 people were killed, 185 were wounded. Among the victims were 6 children.




  • Tolochenaz, Vaud, Switzerland
    Wednesday Jan 20, 1993

    Audrey Hepburn

    Death

    Tolochenaz, Vaud, Switzerland
    Wednesday Jan 20, 1993

    On the evening of 20 January 1993, Hepburn died in her sleep at home. After her death, Gregory Peck went on camera and tearfully recited her favorite poem, "Unending Love" by Rabindranath Tagore.




  • Croatia
    Friday Jan 22, 1993

    Croatian War of Independence

    Operation Maslenica

    Croatia
    Friday Jan 22, 1993

    The Croatian army launched Operation Maslenica, an offensive operation in the Zadar area on January 22.




  • Tolochenaz, Vaud, Switzerland
    Sunday Jan 24, 1993

    Audrey Hepburn

    Funeral

    Tolochenaz, Vaud, Switzerland
    Sunday Jan 24, 1993

    Funeral services were held at the village church of Tolochenaz on 24 January 1993.




  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jan 26, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The ARBiH seized control of several villages in the area

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jan 26, 1993

    By 26 January, the ARBiH seized control of several villages in the area, including Kaćuni and Bilalovac on the Busovača–Kiseljak road, thus isolating Kiseljak from Busovača. In the Kiseljak area, the ARBiH secured the villages northeast of the town of Kiseljak, but most of the municipality and the town itself remained in HVO control.


  • Vitez, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Jan 30, 1993

    Bosnian War

    A Ceasefire in the area of central Bosnia

    Vitez, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Jan 30, 1993

    On 30 January, ARBiH and HVO leaders met in Vitez, together with representatives from UNPROFOR and other foreign observers, and signed a ceasefire in the area of central Bosnia, which came into effect on the following day.


  • Croatia
    Thursday Feb 18, 1993

    Croatian War of Independence

    A Secret agreement

    Croatia
    Thursday Feb 18, 1993

    On February 18, 1993, Croatian authorities signed the Daruvar Agreement with local Serb leaders in Western Slavonia. The aim of the secret agreement was normalizing life for local populations near the frontline. However, authorities in Knin learned of this and arrested the Serb leaders responsible.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Feb 22, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Resolution 808

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Feb 22, 1993

    On 22 February 1993, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 808 that decided "that an international tribunal shall be established for the prosecution of persons responsible for serious violations of international humanitarian law".


  • Colombia
    Thursday Mar 25, 1993

    Shakira

    Shakira's second studio album

    Colombia
    Thursday Mar 25, 1993

    Shakira's second studio album, titled Peligro, was released in March, but Shakira was not pleased with the final result, mainly taking issue with the production. The album was better received than Magia had been, though it was also considered a commercial failure due to Shakira's refusal to advertise or promote it. Shakira then decided to take a hiatus from recording so that she could graduate from high school.


  • Rome, Italy
    Sunday Mar 28, 1993

    Francesco Totti

    First appearance for Roma's senior side in Serie A

    Rome, Italy
    Sunday Mar 28, 1993

    After three years in the youth team, Totti made his first appearance for Roma's senior side in Serie A at the age of 16, when coach Vujadin Boškov called him up in the 2–0 away victory against Brescia on 28 March 1993.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Mar 31, 1993

    Bosnian War

    A no-fly zone over Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Mar 31, 1993

    On 31 March 1993, the United Nations Security Council issued Resolution 816, calling on member states to enforce a no-fly zone over Bosnia-Herzegovina.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Apr 1, 1993

    IBM

    The Biggest Loss

    U.S.
    Thursday Apr 1, 1993

    In 1993 IBM posted an US$8 billion loss – at the time the biggest in American corporate history. Lou Gerstner was hired as CEO from RJR Nabisco to turn the company around, on 1 April 1993.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Apr 12, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Operation Deny Flight

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Apr 12, 1993

    On 12 April 1993, NATO commenced Operation Deny Flight to enforce this no-fly zone.


  • Vitez, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Apr 15, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The Outnumbered HVO in the Zenica municipality was quickly defeated

    Vitez, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Apr 15, 1993

    The April incidents escalated into an armed conflict on 15 April in the area of Vitez, Busovača, Kiseljak and Zenica. The outnumbered HVO in the Zenica municipality was quickly defeated, followed by a large exodus of Croat civilians.


  • Trusina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Apr 16, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Killings by the ARBiH in the village of Trusina

    Trusina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Apr 16, 1993

    On 16 April, 15 Croat civilians and 7 POWs were killed by the ARBiH in the village of Trusina, north of Jablanica.


  • Ahmići, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Apr 16, 1993

    Bosnian War

    the HVO launched a spoiling attack on the village of Ahmići

    Ahmići, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Apr 16, 1993

    On 16 April, the HVO (The Croatian Defence Council) launched a spoiling attack on the village of Ahmići, east of Vitez. After the attacking units breached the ARBiH lines and entered the village, groups of irregular HVO units went from house to house, burning them and killing civilians. The massacre in Ahmići resulted in more than 100 killed Bosniak civilians.


  • Miletići, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Apr 24, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Mujahideen forces attacked the village of Miletići

    Miletići, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Apr 24, 1993

    On 24 April, mujahideen forces attacked the village of Miletići northeast of Travnik and killed four Croat civilians. The rest of the captured civilians were taken to the Poljanice camp.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Apr 25, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Izetbegović and Boban signed a ceasefire agreement

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Apr 25, 1993

    On 25 April, Izetbegović and Boban signed a ceasefire agreement.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday May 15, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The Vance-Owen peace plan was rejected

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday May 15, 1993

    On 15–16 May, the Vance-Owen peace plan was rejected on a referendum.


  • The Hague, the Netherlands
    Tuesday May 25, 1993

    Croatian War of Independence

    The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

    The Hague, the Netherlands
    Tuesday May 25, 1993

    The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was established by UN Security Council Resolution 827, which was passed on 25 May 1993.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday May 25, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday May 25, 1993

    On 25 May 1993 the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was formally established by Resolution 827 of the United Nations Security Council.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 4, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The UN Security Council passed Resolution 836

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 4, 1993

    On 4 June 1993, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 836 authorising the use of force by UNPROFOR in the protection of the safe zones.


  • Mongolia
    Sunday Jun 6, 1993

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    The First Election Win For The Democrats

    Mongolia
    Sunday Jun 6, 1993

    The constitution was amended in 1992. The first election win for the democrats was the presidential election of 1993, when the opposition candidate Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat won.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jun 8, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Croat civilians and POWs were killed by the mujahideen

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jun 8, 1993

    On 8 June, 24 Croat civilians and POWs were killed by the mujahideen near the village of Bikoši.


  • Novi Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Jun 9, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The ARBiH attacked HVO units positioned east of the town

    Novi Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Jun 9, 1993

    A similar development took place in Novi Travnik. On 9 June, the ARBiH (Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina) attacked HVO units positioned east of the town, facing the VRS in Donji Vakuf, and the next day heavy fighting followed in Novi Travnik.


  • Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Jun 14, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The ARBiH offensive continued east of Travnik

    Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Jun 14, 1993

    The ARBiH offensive continued east of Travnik to secure the road to Zenica, which was achieved by 14 June.


  • Novi Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jun 15, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The ARBiH secured the area northwest of the town

    Novi Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jun 15, 1993

    By 15 June, the ARBiH secured the area northwest of the town, while the HVO kept the northeastern part of the municipality and the town of Novi Travnik. The battle continued into July with only minor changes on the front lines.


  • Adriatic Sea
    Tuesday Jun 15, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Operation Sharp Guard

    Adriatic Sea
    Tuesday Jun 15, 1993

    On 15 June 1993, Operation Sharp Guard, a naval blockade in the Adriatic Sea by NATO and the Western European Union, began and continued until it was lifted on 18 June 1996 on termination of the UN arms embargo.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Jun 17, 1993

    Sony Corporation

    SDDS Format

    U.S.
    Thursday Jun 17, 1993

    In 1993, Sony challenged the industry-standard Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound format with a newer and more advanced proprietary motion picture digital audio format called SDDS (Sony Dynamic Digital Sound). This format employed eight channels (7.1) of audio opposed to just six used in Dolby Digital 5.1 at the time.


  • London, England
    Tuesday Jun 22, 1993

    David Cameron

    Special Adviser to the Home Secretary

    London, England
    Tuesday Jun 22, 1993

    After Lamont was sacked, Cameron remained at the Treasury for less than a month before being specifically recruited by Home Secretary Michael Howard. It was commented that he was still "very much in favour" and it was later reported that many at the Treasury would have preferred Cameron to carry on.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Jun 24, 1993

    Bosnian War

    An ARBiH defeat

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Jun 24, 1993

    On 24 June, the Battle of Žepče began that ended with an ARBiH defeat on 30 June.


  • Jerusalem, Israel
    Thursday Jun 24, 1993

    Oskar Schindler (Schindler's List)

    Righteous Among the Nations

    Jerusalem, Israel
    Thursday Jun 24, 1993

    He and his wife, Emilie, were named Righteous Among the Nations, an award bestowed by the State of Israel on non-Jews who took an active role to rescue Jews during the Holocaust. on 24 June 1993. Schindler, along with Karl Plagge, Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz, Helmut Kleinicke, and Hans Walz are among the few Nazi Party members to be given this award. Other awards include the German Order of Merit.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Jul 1, 1993

    Desmond Doss

    2nd Marriage

    U.S.
    Thursday Jul 1, 1993

    Doss remarried on July 1, 1993, to Frances May Duman.


  • Kreševo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Jul 3, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The HVO held off an attack on Kreševo

    Kreševo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Jul 3, 1993

    In the Kiseljak enclave, the HVO held off an attack on Kreševo, but lost Fojnica on 3 July.


  • United Kingdom
    Friday Jul 16, 1993

    James Bond

    Never Send Flowers was published

    United Kingdom
    Friday Jul 16, 1993

    Never Send Flowers, first published in 1993, was the thirteenth novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond (including Gardner's novelization of Licence to Kill).


  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 21, 1993

    Microsoft

    Easier Windows

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 21, 1993

    The company was at work on a 32-bit OS, Microsoft Windows NT. It shipped on July 21, 1993, with a new modular kernel and the Win32 application programming interface (API), making porting from 16-bit (MS-DOS-based) Windows easier.


  • United Kingdom
    Friday Sep 3, 1993

    Brexit

    The UK Independence Party (UKIP)

    United Kingdom
    Friday Sep 3, 1993

    The UK Independence Party (UKIP), a Eurosceptic political party, was formed in 1993. It achieved third place in the UK during the 2004 European elections, second place in the 2009 European elections and first place in the 2014 European elections, with 27.5% of the total vote. This was the first time since the 1910 general election that any party other than Labour or the Conservatives had taken the largest share of the vote in a nationwide election.


  • London, England
    Monday Sep 6, 1993

    David Cameron

    Appling to Go On (PPCs) List

    London, England
    Monday Sep 6, 1993

    At the beginning of September 1993, Cameron applied to go on Conservative Central Office's list of prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs).


  • Grabovica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Sep 8, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Grabovica Killings

    Grabovica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Sep 8, 1993

    During the night of 8/9 September, at least 13 Croat civilians were killed by the ARBiH in the Grabovica Killings.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Sep 8, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Operation Neretva 93

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Sep 8, 1993

    At the beginning of September, the ARBiH launched an operation known as Operation Neretva 93 against the HVO in Herzegovina and central Bosnia, on a 200 km long front. It was one of their largest offensives in 1993.


  • Gospić, Croatia
    Thursday Sep 9, 1993

    Croatian War of Independence

    Operation Medak Pocket

    Gospić, Croatia
    Thursday Sep 9, 1993

    Operation Medak Pocket took place in a salient south of Gospić, from September 9–17. The offensive was undertaken by the Croatian army to stop Serbian artillery in the area from shelling nearby Gospić.


  • Uzdol, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Sep 14, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Uzdol Killings

    Uzdol, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Sep 14, 1993

    29 Croat civilians were killed in the Uzdol Killings on 14 September.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 6, 1993

    Michael Jordan

    1st Retirement

    U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 6, 1993

    On October 6, 1993, Jordan announced his retirement, citing a loss of desire to play the game. Jordan later stated that the death of his father three months earlier also shaped his decision.


  • Oslo, Norway
    Friday Oct 15, 1993

    Nelson Mandela

    The Nobel Peace Prize

    Oslo, Norway
    Friday Oct 15, 1993

    Mandela and de Klerk were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Norway.


  • Stupni Do, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Oct 23, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Stupni Do Massacre

    Stupni Do, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Oct 23, 1993

    On 23 October, 37 Bosniaks were killed by the HVO in the Stupni Do massacre.


  • Maastricht, Netherlands
    Monday Nov 1, 1993

    Brexit

    EC became the EU

    Maastricht, Netherlands
    Monday Nov 1, 1993

    Under the Maastricht Treaty, the EC became the EU on 1 November 1993, reflecting the evolution of the organisation from an economic union into a political one.


  • Madrid, Spain
    Monday Nov 1, 1993

    Severo Ochoa

    Ochowa's death

    Madrid, Spain
    Monday Nov 1, 1993

    Severo Ochoa died in Madrid, Spain on 1 November 1993.


  • Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Nov 16, 1993

    PlayStation

    Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI)

    Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Nov 16, 1993

    At Sony Music Entertainment, Kutaragi worked closely with Shigeo Maruyama, the CEO of Sony Music, and with Akira Sato to form Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) on November 16, 1993.


  • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 20, 1993

    Shaquille O'Neal

    O'Neal registered the first triple-double of his career

    Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 20, 1993

    On November 20, 1993, against the New Jersey Nets, O'Neal registered the first triple-double of his career, recording 24 points to go along with career highs of 28 rebounds and 15 blocks.


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