What Happened on July 2, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Boat sinks at Bocaue Philippines, 325 die
  • F-28 crashes at Sorong Irian Barat, 41 die
  • Muslim fundamentalists in Sivas, Turkey, set hotel on fire, kill 36

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II hospitalized for Cat Scan test

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Royals Stadium is renamed Kauffman Stadium shortly before the death of Kansas City Royals owner Ewing Kauffman

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Gwynne, American actor (Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters), dies of pancreatic cancer at 66
  • Sir Edward Dunlop, Australian war hero (b. 1907)