On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Afghan President Ishaq Khan and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign

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
  • Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (51,596 K)
  • 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