What Happened on July 18, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

122nd British Golf Open: Greg Norman shoots a 267 at Royal St George

Golfer Greg Norman
Greg Norman
  • Afghan president Ishaq Khan & prime minister Nawaz Sharif resign
  • Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (51,596 K)
  • Hiromi Kobayash wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Liberal-Democratic Party loses Japan's parliamentary election

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Negulesco, Romanian-American film director (3 Coins in a Fountain), dies at 93
  • John Beck, US producer (Harvey, Singing Nun), dies at 83
  • Robert Davis, dies of emphysema at 76
  • Sergei Y Vozovikov, Russian major/cosmonaut, dies in accident at 35
  • Vladimir Pavlovich Barmin, Chief designer of Soviet launch pads, dies