What Happened on August 29, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 93rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Canadian Open Golf (du Maurier Classic), London Hunt GC: Brandie Burton wins in a playoff from Betsy King

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King

Famous Birthdays

  • Liam Payne, English pop singer (One Direction), born in Wolverhampton, England

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Elke Sommer (52) weds Wolf Walther (46)

HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Marlee Matlin (28) weds Kevin Grandalski (28) in New York City

Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin
Deaf Actress
Marlee Matlin

Famous Deaths

  • Dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
  • Henry J "Harry" Smeets, dealer of Volkskrant, dies at 56