What Happened on July 27, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Detroit Tiger Fryman hits for cycle but loses 12-7 to Yankees
  • Javier Sotomayor jumps world record 2.45 m high
  • Mafia bombs historical buildings in Rome/Milan/Vatican City, 5 killed
  • NBC TV awarded 1996 Olympic coverage for $456 million
  • NY Met Anthony Young wins ending his losing streak at 27 games

Famous Deaths

  • Reggie Lewis, NBA star (Boston Celtics), dies of heart failure at 27