On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1993

Historical Events

Historic Event

Afghan President Ishaq Khan and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign

British Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's GC: Australian Greg Norman fires final round 64 (–6) to win his 2nd Open title, 2 strokes ahead of Englishman Nick Faldo

  • Liberal-Democratic Party loses Japan's parliamentary election

Famous Birthdays

  • Taemin [Lee Tae-min], South Korean pop singer-songwriter, dancer (Shinee - "Sherlock"; solo - "Danger"; Super M), and actor, born in Seoul, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Davis Roberts, American actor (Westworld, Star Trek, The Killers), dies of emphysema at 76
  • Jean Negulesco, Romanian-American film director (3 Coins in a Fountain), dies at 93
  • John Beck, US producer (Harvey, Singing Nun), dies at 83
  • Robert Davis, dies of emphysema at 76
  • Sergei Y Vozovikov, Russian major/cosmonaut, dies in accident at 35
  • Vladimir Pavlovich Barmin, Chief designer of Soviet launch pads, dies
1993 Highlights

About July 18, 1993

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer