On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Allman Bros guitarist Dickey Betts arrested for shoving 2 cops
  • Inkatha-arm forces killed 49 ANC-followers in Johannesburg
  • Prince Ronald "Ronnie" Mutebi crowned king of Uganda

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Toronto Blue Jays obtain future Baseball Hall of Fame OF Rickey Henderson from Oakland in exchange for minor leaguers Steve Karsay and Jose Herrera

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Famous Deaths

  • Baudouin I, King of Belgium (1951-93), dies at 62
  • Baudouin, king of Belgium (1951-93), dies at 62 from heart problems
  • Elmar Klos, director (Obzalovany, Obchod na Korze), dies at 83
  • George Keyt, Sri Lankan painter, dies at 92
  • Paul Henry, US Republicans Congressional leader, dies at 51
  • Rob Jones "The Bass Thing" English musician (The Wonder Stuff), dies at 29