What Happened on July 5, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday

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
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, US journalist (NY Times), dies at 84