On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1993

Historical Events

  • Graeme Obree breaks the world hour cycling record, riding 51.596km on Old Faithful at the Hamar velodrome in Norway [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Ineke Shutter, choreography (Black Girl Goes to School), dies at 61
  • Scott Salmon, US choreographer (La Cage aux Folles), dies at 51
  • Vladimir Barmyn, Russian inventor (Stalinorgel), dies at 84
1993 Highlights

About July 17, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer