On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1993

Historical Events

  • 7.8 earthquake hits Hokkaido Japan, 160 killed

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Sunset Promenade" opens in London

  • Don Imus begins broadcasting to Boston on WEEI (590 AM)

Famous Deaths

  • Dan Eldon, British-Kenyan photojournalist, killed in Somalia while working for Reuters at 22
  • Gusti Huber, Mother of Bibi Besch, dies of heart failure at 78
  • Lily van Lugt Melsert, actress (Tomorrow will be better), dies at 91
1993 Highlights

About July 12, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer