On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1993

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

Historic Event

Pope John Paul II hospitalized for Cat Scan test

  • 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)
1993 Highlights

About July 2, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer