On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • China Northwest Airlines BAe146-300 crashes at Yinchuan, 55 killed
  • Chris Boardman bicycles world record 1 hour distance (52,270 km)
  • David Boon completes 17th Test Cricket century, 107 at Headingley
  • NY Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yanks, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st

Famous Deaths

  • James Jordan, father of NBA star Michael Jordan, found dead near McColl, South Carolina