What Happened on August 1, 1993

Historical Events

  • "In the Summer House" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • "She Loves Me" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances

Hall of Fame

14-time MLB All Star Reggie Jackson is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

  • England wins the women's cricket World Cup for the first time since the inaugural event in 1973 with a 67 run victory over New Zealand at Lord's
  • Walter Koenig, Chekov of Star Trek, suffers a heart attack
1993 History

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Manessier, French painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81
  • Anatoli Koretski, Russian major general, murdered
  • Ewing Kaufman, founder/owner (KC Royals), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • Lea Verschuuren-Smulders, Dut author (Kleutertje Luister), dies at 72
  • Viktor Polyanitshko, governor of Kaukasus, murdered

About August 1, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Help Falling In Love (From "Sliver") - UB40
  • UK #1 Song: Pray - Take That