On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Fuchs, American screenwriter (Hard Way), dies at 84
  • Matthew B Ridgway, US Army Chief of Staff (1953-55), dies at 98
1993 Highlights

About July 26, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo