What Happened on July 4, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

107th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Courier (76 76 36 63)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
  • Brandie Burton wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
  • Dave Winfield hits 442nd HR to move into 19th place
  • Pilar Fort crowned 25th Miss Black America
  • Pizza Hut blimp deflates and lands safely on W 56th street in NYC

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