On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1993

Historical Events

  • Cubs bat out of order against Pirates in 2nd inning

Sports History

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

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
1993 Highlights

About September 26, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra