On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Pilar Fort crowned 25th Miss Black America
  • Pizza Hut blimp deflates and lands safely on W 56th street in NYC

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats fellow American Jim Courier 7-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3 for his first of 7 Wimbledon titles

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Shirley [Dawn Evelyeen Paris], British actress (The Devil and Daniel Webster, Murder My Sweet), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • Charles Crain, actor, dies in Hollywood at 83
  • Felix White, choreographer (Black Vibrations Theatre), dies at 65