What Happened on July 26, 1993

Historical Events

  • Boeing 737-500 crashes in South Korea, 66 killed
  • The first of four photos of Mars is taken by the Mars Observer, just under a month before the spacecraft failed in flight

Famous Birthdays

  • Stormzy [Michael Owuo Jr.] English rapper (Shut Up), born in London, England
  • Taylor Momsen, American singer and actress (Gossip Girl), born in St. Louis, Missouri
Born in 1993

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Fuchs, American screenwriter (Hard Way), dies at 84
  • Matthew Ridgway, American general (World War II, Korean War, NATO Supreme Commander) and Chief of Staff of the US Army (1953-55), dies of cardiac arrest at 98

About July 26, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 10 months and 7 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