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
1993 History

Famous Birthdays

Jordan SpiethJordan Spieth (29 years old)

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

Born in 1993

Famous Deaths

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

About July 27, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years and 8 months
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