1993 in the United States

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1993 in the United States
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Events from the year 1993 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

January 20: Bill Clinton begins his first of two terms as President

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

April 19: The Waco Siege ends with a deadly fire
April – October: The Great Flood of 1993

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • October 3 – A large scale battle erupts between U.S. forces and local militia in Mogadishu, Somalia; 18 Americans and over 1,000 Somalis are killed.
  • October 8 – David Miscavige announces the IRS has granted full tax exemption to the Church of Scientology International and affiliated churches and organizations, ending the Church's 40-year battle with the IRS and resulting in religious recognition in the United States.
  • October 16 – U.S. President Bill Clinton sends 6 American warships to Haiti, to enforce United Nations trade sanctions against the military-led regime in that country.[5]
  • October 27 Wildfires begin[6] in California which eventually destroy over 16,000 acres (65 km2) and 700 homes.

November[edit]

December[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also: Deaths in 1993

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tributes to Arthur Ashe". The Independent. 8 February 1993. 
  2. ^ Archived October 14, 2002 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Altman, Lawrence. Virus that caused deaths among Navajos is isolated, New York Times, November 21, 1993.
  4. ^ Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome – United States, 1993, Centers for Disease Control.
  5. ^ Wire services. 6 Warships From US Go To Haiti, October 16, 1993, Milwaukee Sentinel.
  6. ^ Reinhold, Robert.Thousands Flee As Brush Fires Rake California, October 28, 1993,New York Times.

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