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Timeline: 1993

 
   
 
By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian
 
Date Race Winner Distance
March 20, 1993 Milan-San Remo Maurizio Fondriest (Ita) 297 km
April 4, 1993 Tour of Flanders John Museeuw (Bel) 263 km
April 11, 1993 Paris-Roubaix Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle (Fra) 267 km
April 18, 1993 Liege-Bastogne-Liege Rolf Sorensen (Den) 261 km
April 26-May 16, 1993 Vuelta a Espana Tony Rominger (Sui) 21 Stages, 3,605 km
May 23-June 13, 1993 Giro d'Italia Miguel Indurain (Spa) 21 Stages, 3,702 km
July 3-July 25, 1993 Tour de France Miguel Indurain (Spa) 20 Stages, 3,714 km
August 29, 1993 World Championships Lance Armstrong (USA) Oslo, Norway 257.6 km

October 9, 1993

Giro di Lombardia Pascal Richard (Sui) Monza-Monza, 242 km

•  Czechoslovakia - the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic split into two separate countries.

•  World Trade Center - Arab terrorists, directed by blind cleric Omar Abdul Rahman, explode a bomb under the WTC in New York City. 11 were killed and more than 1,000 were injured.

•  January 18, 1993 - all 50 states of the USA observe the holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for the first time. The first federal holiday honoring Dr. King was in 1986.

•  Waco, Texas - February 1993 , Government ATF agents raided the Branch Davidian compound. The raid resulted in the deaths of 4 agents and 5 Branch Davidians. April 1993, the siege ended after the compound caught fire, killing over 70 Branch Davidians inside the compound.

Notable Deaths -
George “Spanky” MacFarland, 1928-1993
, American comedic actor known for his role as Spanky in the “Our Gang” (Little Rascals) children's comedy movies.

Andre the Giant, 1946-1993, was a professional wrestler of enormous size.

 

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