On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1993

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Music releaseAlbum Release

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

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

Famous Deaths

  • Harrison E Salisbury, American journalist (NY Times), dies at 84
1993 Highlights

About July 5, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer