In 1993:

  • Bill Clinton president of the USA
  • Several bombs explode in Bombay, India killing about 300
  • A magnitude 7.8 earthquake off Hokkaido, Japan launches a devastating tsunami, killing 202 on the small island of Okushiri, Hokkaido
  • Nelson Mandela and F.W. de Klerk were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize during October of 1993. The two leaders were recognized for their successful efforts to end apartheid in South Africa and usher in a new era of fully representative democracy in the country.
  • Fighting occurs between Muslims and Croats in Bosnia
  • The Maastricht Treaty signed on February 7th takes effect, formally establishing the European Union.
  • Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public
  • Slovakia Gains Independence when Czechoslovakia divides into the Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • The World Wide Web was born at CERN
  • The first cloning of a Human Embryo by 2 American Scientists.
  • Brazil says 'no' to monarchy
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