What Happened on July 5, 1993

Historical Events

Baseball Record

As' outfielder Rickey Henderson leads off both games of Oakland's doubleheader vs Cleveland with homers (first time since 1913)


Icelandic musician Björk releases her 1st solo album "Debut"

  • Kurd guerrillas murder 32 villager in East Turkey
  • Richard Chelimo run world record 10 km (27:07.91)
1993 History

Famous Deaths

  • Harrison Salisbury, American journalist and author (NY Times correspondent in Moscow), dies at 84

About July 5, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Weak - SWV
  • UK #1 Song: Dreams - Gabrielle