What Happened on July 27, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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

Person of interestJordan Spieth

Jordan Spieth, American professional golfer (second youngest to win Masters), 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