What Happened on August 1, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "In the Summer House" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • "She Loves Me" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances
  • Missie Berteott wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship

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Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Walter Koenig, Chekov of Star Trek, suffers a heart attack

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81
  • Anatoli Koretski, Russian major general, murdered
  • Ewing Kaufman, founder/owner (KC Royals), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • Lea Verschuuren-Smulders, Dut author (Kleutertje Luister), dies at 72
  • Viktor Polyanitshko, governor of Kaukasus, murdered