On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1993

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Afghan President Ishaq Khan and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign

Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif
Prime Minister of Pakistan
Nawaz Sharif

Sport awardBritish 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

Golfer Greg Norman
Golfer
Greg Norman
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo
  • Liberal-Democratic Party loses Japan's parliamentary election

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? 27 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer