July 1993 calendar

July 1993

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1993.
The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1993: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1993?


  • 01 Jul 1993 1 second is added to the clock
  • 02 Jul 1993 Boat sinks at Bocaue Philippines, 325 die
  • 03 Jul 1993 100th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats J Novotna
  • 04 Jul 1993 107th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Courier
  • 05 Jul 1993 Richard Chelimo run world record 10 km
  • 06 Jul 1993 John F Kennedy Jr, gives notice of quitting as ADA in Manhattan
  • 07 Jul 1993 Guntis Ulmanis elected President of Latvia
  • 10 Jul 1993 Melchior Ndadaye becomes 1st Hutu Burundi President / Sylvie Kinigi, Prime Minister
  • 11 Jul 1993 14th US Seniors Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus
  • 12 Jul 1993 7.8 earthquake hits Hokkaido Japan, 160 killed
  • 13 Jul 1993 64th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-3 at Camden Yards, Baltimore
  • 14 Jul 1993 Aeroflot starts non-stop flights between Moscow and New York
  • 16 Jul 1993 President Lissouba calls emergency rule in Congo-Brazzaville
  • 17 Jul 1993 Graeme Obree bicycles world record time, 51,596 km
  • 18 Jul 1993 122nd British Golf Open: Greg Norman shoots a 267 at Royal St. George
  • 19 Jul 1993 Glen Chapple (Lancs) scores fastest F-C century, 21 minutes
  • 20 Jul 1993 Fire in the press box at Altanta Fulton County Stadium
  • 21 Jul 1993 Angela Kennedy swims world record 50 m butterfly stroke
  • 22 Jul 1993 New York Yankee Don Mattingly hits his 200th HR
  • 23 Jul 1993 British Aerospace 147 crash at Yinchuan, 55 killed
  • 24 Jul 1993 Actor Richard Moll (Night Court) weds Susan Brown
  • 25 Jul 1993 31st Tennis Federation Cup: Spain beats Australia in Frankfurt Germany
  • 26 Jul 1993 Boeing 737-500 crashes in South Korea, 66 killed
  • 27 Jul 1993 Detroit Tiger Fryman hits for cycle but loses 12-7 to Yankees
  • 28 Jul 1993 Mariner Ken Griffey Jr is 3rd to hit HRs in 8 straight games
  • 29 Jul 1993 Cin Red pitcher Thomas Browning arrested for marijuana possession
  • 31 Jul 1993 Allman Bros guitarist Dickey Betts arrested for shoving 2 cops
  • 09 Jul 1993 The Parliament of Canada passes the Nunavut Act leading to the 1999 creation of Nunavut, dividing the Northwest Territories into arctic (Inuit) and sub-arctic (Dene) lands based on a plebiscite.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1993?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - That's The Way Love Goes
  2. - Weakyoutube
  3. - Can't Help Falling In Love
  4. - Whoomp! There It Is
  5. - Knockin' Da Boots

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Dreams
  2. - Living On My Own
  3. - What Is Love
  4. - The Key, The Secret
  5. - Pray


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in July 1993?

Honor Among Thieves by Jeffrey Archer

Honor Among Thieves


Spring 1994, Washington, D.C. -- While the Clinton Administration struggles with domestic policy, a sinister plot six thousand miles away is being executed in Baghdad.

Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen

Girl, Interrupted


After a session with a psychiatrist she had never seen before, Susanna Kaysen, 18 years old, was taken in a taxi to McLean Hospital.

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate


This tale of family life in Mexico's tum-of the-century was earthy, magical and charming. It is a bestseller because of its unique blend of bittersweet wit and poignant romance.

Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore

Care Of The Soul


This special edition of Thomas Moore’s bestselling Care of the Soul celebrates twenty-five years. It also includes a new introduction from the author. Readers are offered a radical approach to thinking in this innovative edition.

Mama Makes Up Her Mind by Bailey White

Mama Makes Up Her Mind


Bailey White's unique world is yours. Belle, her aunt, may invite you to visit her bellowing pet alligator. Jimbuddy, her uncle may be a delight with his talent for losing.