What Happened on September 4, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

Mats Wilander beats fellow Swede Mikael Pernfors in a US Open marathon 7-6, 3-6, 1-6, 7-6, 6-4 in 4 hours 1 minute; match ends at 2:26am

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander
Tennis Player Mikael Pernfors
Tennis Player
Mikael Pernfors
  • New York Yankees pitcher Jim Abbott no-hits Cleveland Indians, 4-0 at Yankee Stadium
  • Penn State University plays its first football game in the Big 10, beating Minnesota 38-20; quarterback John Sacca throws 4 touchdown passes to Bobby Engram

Famous Weddings

  • Five-time U.S. national champion figure pair skater Jerod Swallow (26) weds his partner Elizabeth Punsalen

Famous Deaths

  • Clyde Adler, voice (White Fang/Black Tooth-Soupy Sales), dies
  • Herve Villechaize, actor (Fantasy Island), shoots self to death at 50
  • Mehmet Sincar, Turkish/Kurd MP, murdered