What Happened on June 26th, 1993

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

"Late Night with David Letterman" airs for last time on NBC-TV

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

NY Met Eddie Murray is 20th to get 1,600 RBIs

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Rebecca Jones, 18, of Georgia, crowned America's Junior Miss
  • The U.S. launches a cruise missile attack targeting Baghdad intelligence headquarters in retaliation for a thwarted assassination attempt against former President George H.W. Bush in April in Kuwait.

Famous Birthdays


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Ariana Grande, Boca Raton Florida, American singer (Problem, The Way)


Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

NHL scoring champion Mario Lemieux (27) weds longtime girlfriend Nathalie Asselin at Notre Dame Basilica in Canada

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Leno, mother of Tonight Show host Jay, dies of cancer at 82
  • Jack Bittner, entertainer, dies

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Roy Campanella, 3xMVP catcher (Dodgers), dies of a heart attack at 71

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella
  • William H. Riker, American political scientist (b. 1920)
  • Willy C of Hemert, director/(text)poet (Small Truth), dies at 81