What Happened on July 2, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Boat sinks at Bocaue Philippines, 325 die
  • F-28 crashes at Sorong Irian Barat, 41 die
  • Kansas Royals rename stadium Ewing Kaufman Stadium after founder
  • Muslim fundamentalists in Sivas, Turkey, set hotel on fire, kill 36
  • NY Met Anthony Young loses a record 25th straight game (goes to 27)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II hospitalized for Cat Scan test

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Gwynne, actor (Herman-Munsters), dies of pancreatic cancer at 66
  • Sir Edward Dunlop, Australian war hero (b. 1907)