On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1993

Historical Events

  • Detroit Tiger Fryman hits for cycle but loses 12-7 to Yankees
  • Javier Sotomayor jumps world record 2.45 m high
  • Mafia bombs historical buildings in Rome, Milan and Vatican City, 5 killed
  • NBC TV awarded 1996 Olympic coverage for $456 million
  • NY Met Anthony Young wins ending his losing streak at 27 games

Famous Birthdays

Jordan Spieth

Jordan Spieth, American golfer (US Masters, US Open 2015; British Open 2017), born in Dallas, Texas

Professional Golfer Jordan Spieth
Professional Golfer
Jordan Spieth

Famous Deaths

  • Reggie Lewis, NBA star (Boston Celtics), dies of heart failure at 27
1993 Highlights

About July 27, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo