On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1993

Historical Events

  • 93rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris

Sport awardGolf Major

Canadian Open Women's 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- "What Makes You Beautiful"), born in Wolverhampton, England

Famous Weddings

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

LoveWedding 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, American actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
  • Henry J "Harry" Smeets, dealer of Volkskrant, dies at 56
1993 Highlights

About August 29, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo