On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Mike Smith aboard Sky Beauty wins the Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont to clinch thoroughbred racing's Triple Tiara for fillies

Sport awardUS Senior Golf Open

US Senior Open Men's Golf, Cherry Hills CC: Jack Nicklaus wins by 1 stroke ahead of Tom Weiskopf for his second US Senior title

Famous Deaths

  • Deng Yingchao, high ranking communist China official, dies at 88
  • Denis Tomlinson, South African cricket leg-spinner, dies
  • Henri van Soede, sub commandant (WWII), dies at about 83
  • Kelly Ahrendt, 1st death by rabies in NY since 1954, dies
  • Mario Bauza, Cubans/US jazz musician, dies at 82
  • Sergey Vozovikov, cosmonaut, dies during underwater test at 34