On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Cubs bat out of order against Pirates in 2nd inning
  • French Williams driver Alain Prost finishes 2nd in Portuguese Grand Prix at Estoril to clinch his 4th F1 World Drivers Championship; after race Prost announces his retirement at the end of the season
  • Indians win their last game at Cleveland Stadium, beating Brewers 6-4
  • Ryder Cup Golf, The Belfry: US beats Europe, 15-13; Davis Love III secures victory for the US beating Costantino Rocca at the 18th, 1 up
  • Seattle's Randy Johnson joins 300-strikeout club

Famous Deaths

  • James Boyden, British Labour MP (1959-79), dies at 82
  • John Pennel, American pole vaulter (James E Sullivan Award-1963), dies at 53
  • Owen Aisher, English businessman and president (Royal Yachting Association 1970-75), dies at 93