Historical Events in 1993 (Part 3)

Events 401 - 600 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
  • Jul 25 80th Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
  • Jul 26 Boeing 737-500 crashes in South Korea, 66 killed
  • Jul 26 Mars Observer takes 1st photo of Mars, from 5 billion km
  • Jul 27 Detroit Tiger Fryman hits for cycle but loses 12-7 to Yankees
  • Jul 27 Javier Sotomayor jumps world record 2.45 m high
  • Jul 27 Mafia bombs historical buildings in Rome/Milan/Vatican City, 5 killed
  • Jul 27 NBC TV awarded 1996 Olympic coverage for $456 million
  • Jul 27 NY Met Anthony Young wins ending his losing streak at 27 games
  • Jul 28 Mariner Ken Griffey Jr is 3rd to hit HRs in 8 straight games
  • Jul 29 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Thomas Browning arrested for marijuana possession
  • Jul 29 Walter Koenig (Chekov in Star Trek) suffers a mild heart attack
  • Jul 29 Israeli Court of Appeal overturns (5-0) conviction of John Demjaujuk, saying not enough evidence he is Concentration Camp Ivan the Terrible
  • Jul 31 A's trade Rickey Henderson to Blue Jays
  • Jul 31 Allman Bros guitarist Dickey Betts arrested for shoving 2 cops
  • Jul 31 Inkatha-arm forces killed 49 ANC-followers in Johannesburg
  • Jul 31 Prince Ronald "Ronnie" Mutebi crowned king of Uganda
  • Aug 1 "In the Summer House" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • Aug 1 "She Loves Me" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances
  • Aug 1 Missie Berteott wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Aug 1 Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Aug 1 Walter Koenig, Chekov of Star Trek, suffers a heart attack
  • Aug 2 NYC radio (WFAN) personality Don Imus' lung collapes
  • Aug 2 Peter Angelos & William DeWitt purchase Orioles
  • Aug 2 Train crash in tunnel at Vega de Anzo Spain, 12 killed
  • Aug 2 Shamrock Broadcasting, a Disney company, officially takes ownership of Cleveland's WMMS-FM/100.7 & WHK-AM/1420
  • Aug 4 Angolan air force bombs Huambo
  • Aug 4 Rwandian Hutus & Tutsis sign peace treaty in Arusha
  • Aug 4 Tony Gwynn gets 6 hits, 4th time in 1993 a Padre gets 5 or more hits
  • Aug 6 Japan Hosokawa government begins
  • Aug 6 Pope John Paul II publishes Veritatis splendor encyclical
  • Aug 7 "Camelot" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • Aug 7 Tropical storm Brett ravages Venezuela, 118 killed
  • Aug 8 Dana Lofland wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic Dormann at Stratton Mt
  • Aug 8 Tropical storm Bret ravages Venezuela, about 100 killed
  • Aug 9 King Albert II of Belgium, crowned
  • Aug 10 Charlotte Anne Lopez, 16, of Vermont, crowned 11th Miss Teen USA
  • Aug 10 An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale hits the South Island of New Zealand.
  • Aug 11 NY Islander Brian Mullen, 31, suffers a mild stroke
  • Aug 11 Pope John Paul II visits Mexico

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Aug 11 Red Sox Roger Clemens pitches 2,000th strike out (Danny Tartabul-NY)

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • Aug 12 Pope John Paul II begins visit of US
  • Aug 13 Blue Jay Rickey Henderson pays Turner Ward $25,000 for his #24
  • Aug 13 Hotel in Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand, collapses, 114 killed
  • Aug 13 US Court of Appeals rules congress must save all E-Mail
  • Aug 13 4th World Championships in Athletics open at Stuttgart, Germany
  • Aug 14 Nigerian presidential election
  • Aug 14 Reggie Jackson Day - NY Yanks retire 13th # (#44)
  • Aug 14 St Louis reliever Lee Smith is fastest to get 40 saves
  • Aug 15 "Goodbye Girl" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 188 performances
  • Aug 15 75th PGA Championship: Paul Azinger shoots a 272 at Inverness Club Oh
  • Aug 15 Cindy Schreyer wins LPGA Sun-Time Challenge Golf Tournament
  • Aug 15 NYC radio (WFAN) personality Don Imus' lung collapes for 2nd time

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Aug 15 Nolan Ryan, 324th & final victory, Rangers 4, Indians 1

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Aug 15 Televangelist Robert Tilton announces he is divorcing Marte
  • Aug 16 The Debian distribution first announced by Ian Murdock, a student at Purdue University (Murdock initially called his system the "Debian Linux Release")
  • Aug 16 South Africa relinquishes sovereignty over Walvis Bay
  • Aug 18 Historical Kapelbrug in Luzern Switz, destroyed by fire
  • Aug 19 34th Walker Cup: US, 19-5
  • Aug 19 Dow Jones hits record high of 3612.13
  • Aug 19 George Tiller, abortion doctor, shot in his arms by Rachelle Shannon
  • Aug 19 Mattel & Fisher Price toy companies merge
  • Aug 19 Sally Gunnell runs women's world record 400m hurdles (52.74")
  • Aug 19 26th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Doubletree Hotel
  • Aug 20 Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
  • Aug 20 Howard Stern is fired from WLUP-AM, Chicago

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Aug 20 Mother Teresa hospitalized with malaria

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa
  • Aug 20 Oslo Peace Accords signed, after secret negotiations in Norway, followed by a public ceremony in Washington, D.C. the following month
  • Aug 21 NASA loses contact with Mars Observer
  • Aug 22 "In the Summer House" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 25 performances
  • Aug 22 Hiromi Kobayash wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic
  • Aug 22 4th World Championships in Athletics close at Stuttgart, Germany
  • Aug 23 NY Dow Jones index reaches record high of 3,638.96 points

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Aug 23 Fred McGriff & David Justice are 6th to hit back-to-back HRs twice in same game

MLB Outfielder David Justice
MLB Outfielder
David Justice
  • Aug 24 Mars Observer comes closest to Mars
  • Aug 24 Padres scores 14 in 1st vs Cardinals
  • Aug 27 Yak-40 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 79 killed/1 lives
  • Aug 27 The Rainbow Bridge connecting Tokyo's Shibaura and the island of Odaiba is completed.
  • Aug 28 Dam breaks in Qinghai West China, 223 killed
  • Aug 28 Jakovlev-42 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 76 killed
  • Aug 28 Long Beach California beats Panama for little league world championship
  • Aug 28 Singapore vice-premier Teng Cheong elected president
  • Aug 29 21st du Maurier Golf Classic: Brandie Burton
  • Aug 29 93rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris

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Aug 30 150,000,000 millionth visitor to Eiffel Tower

Engineer and Achitect Gustave Eiffel
Engineer and Achitect
Gustave Eiffel
  • Aug 30 Hassan II mosque opens in Casablanca, 2nd largest mosque in the world
  • Aug 31 Minnesota Twins beat Cleve Indians 5-4 in 22 innings
  • Aug 31 Venezuela president Carlos Perez flees
  • Aug 31 HMS Mercury, the Royal Navy's communications training establishment, closes after 52 years in commission.
  • Aug 31 50th Venice Film Festival: "Short Cuts" directed by Robert Altman and "Three Colors: Blue" directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski jointly awarded Golden Lion
  • Sep 1 "White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion NYC for 38 performances
  • Sep 1 Goran Ivanisevic & Daniel Nestor play longest tie-break in US Tennis
  • Sep 2 10th MTV Video Music Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins
  • Sep 2 Central African Republic ex-emperor Bokassa freed
  • Sep 2 Day of Peace in South Africa
  • Sep 4 Jim Abbott pitches 4-0, no-hit win over Indians at Yankee Stadium

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 4 Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander
Tennis Player Mikael Pernfors
Tennis Player
Mikael Pernfors
  • Sep 5 "Fool Moon" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 207 performances
  • Sep 5 "Jelly's Last Jam" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 569 performances
  • Sep 5 "Will Rogers Follies" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 983 performances
  • Sep 5 F Murray Abraham released from hospital after car accident