What Happened in 1993 (Part 5)

Historical Events

Events 401 - 500 of 871

  • Jun 14 Tansu Ciller appointed 1st female premier of Turkey
  • Jun 16 Ken Griffey Jr slugs his 100th career home run in Seattle's
  • Jun 17 Indians' Carlos Baerga hits 3 home runs against Detroit

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Jun 18 Expo's Dennis Martínez is 92nd to win 200 games

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez
  • Jun 18 Toru Takemitsu's "Archipelago" premieres in Aldeburgh England
  • Jun 19 Boon completes 15th Test cricket century, 164* v England at Lord's
  • Jun 20 47th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Phoenix Suns, 4 games to 2
  • Jun 20 93rd US Golf Open: Lee Janzen shoots a 272 at Baltusrol GC NJ
  • Jun 20 Tammie Green wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
  • Jun 21 "Camelot" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • Jun 21 English mathematician Andrew Wiles proves last theorem of Fermat
  • Jun 21 STS-57 (Endeavour) launches into orbit
  • Jun 22 NY Met Anthony Young ties record of 23rd straight lose

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Jun 22 Wilson Pickett plead guilty to auto assault due to drunk driving

R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter Wilson Pickett
R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter
Wilson Pickett
  • Jun 23 Lorena Gallo Bobbitt amputates husband's John Wayne Bobbitt's penis
  • Jun 23 UN authorizes worldwide oil embargo against Haiti
  • Jun 23 Nigeria's military dictator, General Ibrahim Babangida, annuls results of presidential elections and halts a return to democracy
  • Jun 24 Arab terrorist group planning bombing of Holland and Lincoln Tunnels caught
  • Jun 24 Yale computer science professor Dr. David Gelernter loses the sight in one eye, the hearing in one ear, and part of his right hand after receiving a mailbomb from the Unabomber.
  • Jun 25 NY Islander goalie Billy Smith elected to NHL Hall of Fame
  • Jun 25 Parliamentary election in Morocco

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Jun 25 Kim Campbell becomes the 19th Prime Minister of Canada (although she would remain in office for less than five months)

19th Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell
19th Prime Minister of Canada
Kim Campbell

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Jun 26 "Late Night with David Letterman" airs for last time on NBC-TV

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

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Jun 26 NY Met Eddie Murray is 20th to get 1,600 RBIs

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Jun 26 Rebecca Jones, 18, of Georgia, crowned America's Junior Miss

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Jun 26 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.

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • Jun 27 "Falsettos" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 487 performances
  • Jun 27 11th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jim Colbert
  • Jun 27 NY Met pitcher Anthony Young loses record 24th straight game
  • Jun 27 Shelley Hamlin wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic

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Jun 27 Don Henley booed in Milwaukee when he dedicates the song "It's Not Easy Being Green" to President Clinton

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • Jun 28 Doctors recommend ligament transplant to Jose Canseco's arm
  • Jun 28 Jacques Lemaire is named NJ Devils 8th Head Coach
  • Jun 28 NCRV shows last "Cheers" in Netherlands
  • Jun 28 Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught & most HRs by a catcher
  • Jun 30 "Les Miserables" opens at Point Theatre, Dublin
  • Jun 30 Richard Jacobs announces Chief Wahoo will go to Jacobs Field
  • Jul 1 1 second is added to the clock
  • Jul 1 Russian manned space craft TM-17, launches into orbit
  • Jul 1 STS-57 (Endeavour) lands
  • Jul 1 Richard Riordan elected as Los Angeles first Republican mayor in 36 years
  • Jul 2 Boat sinks at Bocaue Philippines, 325 die
  • Jul 2 F-28 crashes at Sorong Irian Barat, 41 die
  • Jul 2 Kansas Royals rename stadium Ewing Kaufman Stadium after founder
  • Jul 2 Muslim fundamentalists in Sivas, Turkey, set hotel on fire, kill 36
  • Jul 2 NY Met Anthony Young loses a record 25th straight game (goes to 27)

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Jul 2 Pope John Paul II hospitalized for Cat Scan test

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Jul 3 100th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Jana Novotna (7-6 1-6 6-4)
  • Jul 3 Boon completes 16th Test Cricket century, 101 at Trent Bridge

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 107th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Courier (76 76 36 63)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
  • Jul 4 Brandie Burton wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
  • Jul 4 Dave Winfield hits 442nd HR to move into 19th place
  • Jul 4 Pilar Fort crowned 25th Miss Black America
  • Jul 4 Pizza Hut blimp deflates & lands safely on W 56th street in NYC

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 5 As' Rickey Henderson is 2nd to hit leadoff homers in doubleheader

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Jul 5 Kurd guerrillas murder 32 villager in East Turkey
  • Jul 5 Richard Chelimo run world record 10 km (27:07.91)
  • Jul 6 Graham Thorpe scores 114 on Test Cricket debut, England v Australia

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Jul 6 John F. Kennedy Jr, gives notice of quitting as ADA in Manhattan

Publisher and Lawyer John F. Kennedy Jr.
Publisher and Lawyer
John F. Kennedy Jr.
  • Jul 7 Guntis Ulmanis elected president of Latvia
  • Jul 7 NY Met Anthony Young, loses his 26th straight game (goes to 27)
  • Jul 7 Philadelphia Phillies beat SF Giants 7-6 in 20 innings
  • Jul 7 Prodigy announces it will offer Cox newspapers
  • Jul 7 Red Tom Browning decides to watch his team play at Wrigley Field from the roof of a building across Sheffield Ave, he is fined $500
  • Jul 10 Melchior Ndadaye becomes 1st Hutu Burundi pres/Sylvie Kinigi, PM
  • Jul 10 Yobes Ondieki runs world record 10km (26:58.38)

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Jul 11 14th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus

  • Jul 11 Nancy Lopez wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jul 12 7.8 earthquake hits Hokkaido Japan, 160 killed

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Jul 12 Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Sunset Promenade" opens in London

  • Jul 12 Don Imus begins broadcasting to Boston on WEEI (590 AM)
  • Jul 13 64th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-3 at Camden Yards, Baltimore

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Jul 13 All star MVP: Kirby Puckett (Minnesota Twins)

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett
  • Jul 14 Aeroflot starts non-stop flights between Moscow & NY
  • Jul 16 President Lissouba calls emergency rule in Congo-Brazzaville
  • Jul 16 S van Ruysdael's "Winter Landscape" sold for £705,500 in London
  • Jul 16 SF outfielder Darren Lewis sets record of 267 consecutive errorless games
  • Jul 17 Graeme Obree bicycles world record time, 51,596 km

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 18 122nd British Golf Open: Greg Norman shoots a 267 at Royal St George

Golfer Greg Norman
Greg Norman
  • Jul 18 Afghan president Ishaq Khan & prime minister Nawaz Sharif resign
  • Jul 18 Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (51,596 K)
  • Jul 18 Hiromi Kobayash wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Jul 18 Liberal-Democratic Party loses Japan's parliamentary election
  • Jul 19 Glen Chapple (Lancs) scores fastest F-C century, 21 minutes

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Jul 19 Last day of 1st-class cricket for Ian Botham

Cricketer Ian Botham
Ian Botham
  • Jul 19 President Clinton fires FBI director William Sessions
  • Jul 20 Fire in the press box at Altanta Fulton County Stadium
  • Jul 21 Angela Kennedy swims world record 50 m butterfly stroke (26.93)
  • Jul 22 NY Yankee Don Mattingly hits his 200th HR
  • Jul 22 Soyuz TM-17 lands
  • Jul 23 Boon completes 17th Test Cricket century, 107 at Headingley
  • Jul 23 China Northwest Airlines BAe146-300 crashes at Yinchuan, 55 killed
  • Jul 23 Chris Boardman bicycles world record 1 hour distance (52,270 km)
  • Jul 23 NY Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yanks, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st
  • Jul 24 Met Vince Coleman injures 3 when he throws cherry bomb at Dodger fans
  • Jul 24 NY Met Anthony Young loses record 27th straight
  • Jul 25 31st Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats Australia in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)
  • Jul 25 48th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Lauri Merten
  • Jul 25 Israeli offensive against terrorist bases in South Lebanon
  • Jul 25 The St James' Church massacre in Kenilworth, Cape Town by Azanian Peoples' Liberation Army

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 500 of 730

  • Jul 19 Szymon Goldberg, Polish violinist/conductor, dies at 84
  • Jul 20 Donald Alexander, System director/producer (East Valley), dies at 79
  • Jul 20 Vince Foster, American lawyer and Deputy White House Counsel commits suicide aged 48
  • Jul 21 Henk Kersting, bureau chef (Associated Press-WW II), dies at 88
  • Jul 21 Piet Wielinga, TV producer (Dutch Glory), dies at 56
  • Jul 21 Robert J Glass, film producer (ET), is killed at 53
  • Jul 23 James Jordan, father of NBA star Michael Jordan, found dead near McColl SC
  • Jul 24 Ben[jamin S] Polak, Dutch physician/resistance fighter, dies
  • Jul 24 Francis Bouygues, French entrepreneur/billionaire, dies at 70
  • Jul 24 Lonnie D'Orsa, dies at 96
  • Jul 24 Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (b. 1957)
  • Jul 25 Nan Grey, actress (Invisible Man Returns), dies on 75th birthday
  • Jul 25 Vincent Joseph Schaefer, American Chemist and Meteorologist (cloud seeding), dies at 87
  • Jul 26 Daniel Fuchs, US, screenwriter (Hard Way), dies at 84
  • Jul 26 Matthew B Ridgway, US Army Chief of Staff (1953-55), dies at 98
  • Jul 27 Reggie Lewis, NBA star (Boston Celtics), dies of heart failure at 27
  • Jul 28 Herbert Joeks, [van Hugten], Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown), dies at 77
  • Jul 29 AJA Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer, dies at 78
  • Jul 30 Edward B A M Raczynski, Polish pres-in-exile (1979-86), dies at 97
  • Jul 30 Jay Scott, [Jeffrey Scott Beaven], US/Canada movie critic, dies at 43
  • Jul 30 John Castrios, 1st murder in Washington NH in 200 years, killed at 45
  • Jul 31 Baudouin, king of Belgium (1951-93), dies at 62 from heart problems
  • Jul 31 Elmar Klos, director (Obzalovany, Obchod na Korze), dies at 83
  • Jul 31 Paul Henry, US Republicans Congressional leader, dies at 51
  • Jul 31 George Keyt, Sri Lankan painter, dies at 92
  • Jul 31 Rob Jones "The Bass Thing" English musician (The Wonder Stuff), dies at 29
  • Aug 1 Alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81
  • Aug 1 Anatoli Koretski, Russian major general, murdered
  • Aug 1 Ewing Kaufman, founder/owner (KC Royals), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • Aug 1 Lea Verschuuren-Smulders, Dut author (Kleutertje Luister), dies at 72
  • Aug 1 Viktor Polyanitshko, governor of Kaukasus, murdered
  • Aug 3 James Donald, actor (In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), dies at 76
  • Aug 4 Bernard Barrow, actor (Louie-Loving, Johnny-Ryan's Hope), dies
  • Aug 4 Kenny Drew, US/Danish jazz pianist (Moonlight Desert), dies at 64
  • Aug 6 Milton "Milt" Thompson, US NASA-test pilot/chief-engineer, dies at 67
  • Aug 7 Kelly Ahrendt, 1st NYer to die of rabies in 40 years, dies at 14
  • Aug 7 Roy Budd, English jazz pianist/composer (Paper Tiger), dies at 46
  • Aug 8 Harry Bellaver, actor (Blue Collar, The Old Man & the Sea), dies at 88
  • Aug 8 Lou van Raised, impresario, dies at 77
  • Aug 8 Roy London, US actor/director (Tiger Warsaw), dies of lymphoma at 50
  • Aug 9 Mohamed M Tabet, commissar of Casablanca, raped 518, executed at 54
  • Aug 10 Ken England, US screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82
  • Aug 10 Øystein Aarseth, Norwegian musician (Mayhem) (b. 1968)
  • Aug 12 Jerome Thor, actor (Riot in Juvenile Prison), dies of cardiac at 69
  • Aug 15 Robert W Kempner, German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93
  • Aug 16 Irene Sharaff, US costume designer (Cleopatra, Can-can), dies at 83
  • Aug 16 Joseph Towers, US pilot, dies
  • Aug 16 Stewart Granger, actor (Scaramouche), dies of cancer at 80
  • Aug 16 Tom Fuccella, actor (Paul-One Life to Live), dies of AIDs at 56
  • Aug 17 Max de Metz, Dutch publisher/translator, dies at 72
  • Aug 17 Robert C Maynard, CEO (Oakland Tribune), dies at 56
  • Aug 17 Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (b. 1920)
  • Aug 18 Alf Bold, German festival programmer, dies of AIDS at 47
  • Aug 19 Jean King, actress (Night Hasa a Thousand Eyes), dies at 76
  • Aug 19 Lucinda Ballard, US costume designer/wife of Howard Dietz, dies at 90
  • Aug 20 Bernard Delfgaauw, philosopher (Johnson murderer!), dies at 80
  • Aug 22 Don Getz, US filmer (Playpoint)
  • Aug 22 Kasdi Merbah, PM of Algeria (1988-89), assassinated
  • Aug 23 Charles Scorsese, actor (Cape Fear, Goodfellas, Wise Guys), dies at 80
  • Aug 23 Edwina Lewis, actress (Boy Who Cried Bitch), dies of heart attack 42
  • Aug 23 Victorine Hefting, historian/wife of Bert Baker, dies at 88
  • Aug 24 Professor D B Deodhar, cricketer (Ind non-Test bat o 30s), dies at 101
  • Aug 25 Amy Biehl, US activist in South-Africa, murdered at 26
  • Aug 26 Rockin Dopsie Sr, Jazz-Fusion singer (Zydeco), dies at 61
  • Aug 27 Bob Verstraete, Dutch actor/screenwriter/director (Alicia), dies at 71
  • Aug 28 René Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80
  • Aug 28 William Stafford, American poet (b. 1914)
  • Aug 29 Dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
  • Aug 29 Henry J "Harry" Smeets, dealer of Volkskrant, dies at 56
  • Aug 30 Richard Jordan, US actor (Hunt for Red October, Posse), dies at 55
  • Aug 31 Gerben Wagenaar, Dutch resistance fighter (communist), dies at 80
  • Sep 1 Gerben Wagenaar, resistance fighter/communist, dies at 80
  • Sep 1 Hew Lorimer, British sculptor, dies at 86
  • Sep 1 Jacqueline Wijchers, film publicist (Havenloods, Sextant), dies at 89
  • Sep 2 Eric Berry, English/US actor (Pippin, 49th Parallel), dies at 80
  • Sep 2 John/Eoin Higgins, N Ire supreme court justice (1984-93), dies at 66
  • Sep 3 Leon Liebgold, Pol/US actor/chairman (Hebrew Actors Union), dies at 83
  • Sep 4 Clyde Adler, voice (White Fang/Black Tooth-Soupy Sales), dies
  • Sep 4 Herve Villechaize, actor (Fantasy Island), shoots self to death at 50
  • Sep 4 Mehmet Sincar, Turkish/Kurd MP, murdered
  • Sep 5 Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (Spy Who Loved Me), dies at 78
  • Sep 5 John Truscott, Australian set designer (Camelot), dies at 57
  • Sep 5 René Klijn, [Dorian], singer (Mr Blue), dies of AIDS at 30)
  • Sep 5 Willem Wagter, actor (Ghetto, Medic Center West), dies at 60
  • Sep 6 Josephine Rich Corday, vaudevillian, dies of kidney failure at 79
  • Sep 8 Hall Bartlett, US director (Jonathan Livingston Seagull), dies at 70
  • Sep 8 Lorin "Whitey" Harrison, surfer, dies at 80 of a heart attack
  • Sep 8 Zaki Naguib Mahmoud, Egyptian philosopher/author/diplomat, dies at 88
  • Sep 9 David Tendlar, animator (Betty Boop), dies
  • Sep 9 Helen O'Connell, singer (Green Eyes), dies of cancer at 74
  • Sep 10 Janice Carroll, actress (End, April Fools), dies of cancer at 61
  • Sep 10 Rita Karin, Polish-Latvia/US actress (Sophie's Choice), dies at 73
  • Sep 11 Antoine Izmery, Haitian businessman/advisor to pres Aristide, murdered
  • Sep 11 Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor, dies at 81
  • Sep 12 Charles Lamont, actor/director (Abbott & Costello movies), dies at 95
  • Sep 12 Harold Innocent, actor (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), dies at 60
  • Sep 12 Herman Nieland, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 12 Raymond Burr, actor (Perry Mason), dies of liver cancer at 76
  • Sep 15 Frits Noske, musicologist (Tie Musikwerk), dies at 72
  • Sep 15 Herman Meyer, Germanist (Deutsche Dichtung), dies at 82