June 26, 1993 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Rebecca Jones, 18, of Georgia, crowned America's Junior Miss

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Deaths in History

  • Catherine Leno, mother of Tonight Show host Jay, dies of cancer at 82
  • Jack Bittner, entertainer, dies
  • William H. Riker, American political scientist (b. 1920)