What Happened on July 25, 1993

Historical Events

  • 31st Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats Australia in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)

Federation Cup

Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Frankfurt, Germany: Spain wins 2nd title with 3-0 win over Australia; Arantxa Sánchez Vicario clinches victory with 6-2, 6-3 win against Nicole Provis

  • Israeli offensive against terrorist bases in South Lebanon

Sleepless in Seattle

Romantic comedy film "Sleepless in Seattle" starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, co-written and directed by Nora Ephron, is released

  • The St James' Church massacre in Kenilworth, Cape Town by Azanian Peoples' Liberation Army

Tour de France

Tour de France: Spaniard Miguel Induráin makes it 3 straight Tour titles; Djamolidine Abdoujaparov points winner

  • US Open Women's Golf, Crooked Stick GC: Lauri Merten fires a final round 68 (−4) to win her lone major title, 1 stroke ahead of runners-up Donna Andrews and Helen Alfredsson
1993 History

Famous Weddings

  • Designer Claude Montana (44) weds his model Wallis Franken (44)

Famous Deaths

  • Nan Grey [Eschal Miller], American actress (Three Smart Girls, Dracula's Daughters), dies of heart failure on her 75th birthday
  • Vincent Joseph Schaefer, American chemist and meteorologist (cloud seeding), dies at 87

About July 25, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Help Falling In Love (From "Sliver") - UB40
  • UK #1 Song: Pray - Take That