History Quiz / Historical Events of 1993

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Can you name the significant events of 1993?

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The Velvet Divorce is the nickname created for the dissolution of this country on this dayJanuary 1
NBC offers 'The Tonight Show' to this comedianJanuary 8
This politician succeeds George H.W. Bush as President of the United States of AmericaJanuary 20
This team becomes the first team to lose the Super Bowl three consecutive timesJanuary 31
A ferry in this island country sinks, killing 1,215 peopleFebruary 17
The UN Security Council votes to prosecute international law violations in this European countryFebruary 22
A truck bomb explodes in a parking garage beneath this New York City landmarkFebruary 26
Several bombs explode in this Indian city, killing 257 peopleMarch 12
This director wins the Academy Award for Best Director for his western film, UnforgivenMarch 29
A standoff with this group ends with a fire that kills 76 peopleApril 19
Eritrea and this country gain entry to the United NationsMay 28
Protests against Prime Minister Slobodan Milošević erupt in this cityJune 1
This blockbuster movie about dinosaurs comes roaring into theatersJune 11
A 7.5 earthquake hits this country, killing 385 peopleJune 20
The first version of this operating system is released by MicrosoftJuly 27
Fisher Price and this other toy company mergeAugust 19
NASA loses radio contact with this spacecraftAugust 21
Computerworld publishes an article called 'Doomsday 2000', the first known publicized reference to this bugSeptember 6
This science fiction TV series premieres and goes on to air 9 seasons and 202 episodesSeptember 10
Russia withdraws troops from this European countrySeptember 17
After a helicopter crash, a large battle ensues between American troops and local militia in this countryOctober 3
A coup resulting in the death of President Melchior Ndadaye touches off a civil war in this countryOctober 21
The Maastricht Treaty takes effect, formally establishing this international groupNovember 1
This space shuttle is launched to make repairs to the Hubble Space TelescopeDecember 2
This international organization votes unanimously to appoint a High Commissioner for Human RightsDecember 20
Formal relations were established between the Vatican City and this middle-eastern countryDecember 30

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