What Happened on August 15, 1993

Historical Events

PGA Championship

75th PGA Championship Men's Golf, Inverness GC: Paul Azinger wins his first major title in a playoff with Greg Norman of Australia

Musical Finale

Marvin Hamlisch and David Zippel's musical adaptation of Neil Simon's "The Goodbye Girl" closes at Marquis Theater, NYC, after 188 performances

Sports History

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

  • NYC radio (WFAN) personality Don Imus' lung collapses for 2nd time
  • Televangelist Robert Tilton announces he is divorcing Marte
1993 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, English football player (Liverpool), born in Portsmouth, England
Born in 1993

Famous Deaths

  • Robert W. Kempner, German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93

About August 15, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Help Falling In Love (From "Sliver") - UB40
  • UK #1 Song: Living On My Own - Freddie Mercury