Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1993.
- Sunbeam bombs a Norwegian oil terminal.
- Mayor Roger C. Hole is involved in the 'Million dollar lunch' scandal, in which Hole, three Russian prostitutes and a senior manager from a construction company are trying to secure government contracts.
- Rapper Madd Dogg releases Forty Dogg, his fourth album.
- Jack Howitzer is sentenced to 15 years in prison for shooting Billy Dexter.
- Roger C. Hole is narrowly reelected after the 'Million dollar lunch' scandal.
- Niko Bellic fights in the Yugoslav wars.
- Tyrone Hancock is arrested for possession of controlled substance: marijuana, aged 31.
- Rudy D'Avanzo is arrested for racketeering and manslaughter, aged 39.
- Lester Arnold is arrested for possession of heroin, aged 31.
- Joseph Johnson is arrested for possession of heroin, aged 20.
- Albert Lawson is arrested for possession of a controlled substance, aged 34.
- Gavin Finkle is arrested for possession of methamphetamine, aged 26.
- Johnny Klebitz is arrested for assault, aged 19.
- Elizabeta Torres is arrested for possession controlled substance: Crack Cocaine, aged 16.
- Luca Silvestri is arrested for hijack, aged 15.
- Mori Green is arrested for racketeering, aged 38.
- Sammy Bottino is arrested for racketeering, aged 28.
- Mark Volpe and Fredo Volpe are arrested together for extortion, aged 30 and 27.
- Joe Corrola is arrested for grand theft auto, aged 18.
- Jim Fitzgerald is arrested for grand larceny, aged 30.
- Jimmy De Santa is born in North Yankton.
- Michael De Santa meets Trevor Philips while escorting cargo.
- Gray Nicholson is born.
- Saeeda Kadam and her family immigrate to the United States from Pakistan.
- Lenny Avery becomes a real estate broker.
- Steve Haines joins the FIB.