Today in History for November 1993

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 80 of 80

1st - Atlantic Radio (20 radio stations) becomes American Radio Systems
1st - Last day in 1st-class cricket for Mike Whitney, NSW v NZ
1st - STS-58 (Columbia) lands
1st - The Maastricht Treaty, the Treaty on European Union comes into effect
2nd - First commemorative bricks are laid at Bob Feller Memorial
2nd - Actor Roger Moore (James Bond) has his enlarged prostate removed
2nd - Christie Todd Whitman (R) elected 1st woman governor of NJ
2nd - Dow Jones hits record 3697.64
2nd - Ehud Olmert elected mayor of Jerusalem
2nd - Rudolph Guliani (R) elected 107th mayor of NYC
3rd - Ken Daneyko sets NJ Devil 'Ironman' record by playing 322nd cons game
4th - "Timon of Athens" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances
4th - Elton John awarded $518,700 from Sunday Mirror for a false report on his diet
4th - Bolivia becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
4th - Jean Chretien is appointed the Prime Minister of Canada by Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn
20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien 5th - 1st NBA game in Alamodome, San Antonio Spurs beat Warriors 91-85
6th - Actor Howard Rollins arrested for drunk driving
6th - Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
6th - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arcangues, Brocco, Cardmania, Hollywood Wildcat, Kotashaan, Lure, Phone Chatter at Belmont
7th - Betsy King wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
7th - 44th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by 26 points
9th - "Cinderella" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 14 performances
9th - Serbian army fires on school in Sarajevo, 9 children died
9th - Stari Most (the "old bridge", built in 1566) in Mostar, Bosnia, collapses after several days of bombing.
10th - "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 223 perfs
10th - Slovakian government of Vladimír Mečiar forms
264th Pope John Paul II264th Pope John Paul II 11th - Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 2 days for fractured shoulder
13th - 7.1 seaquake east of Kamchatka
13th - Chinese MD82 makes crash landing at Urumqi, 12 killed
13th - Pakistani minister of Foreign affairs Faruk Leghari elected president
14th - "Kentucky Cycle" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 34 performances
14th - "Twilight of the Golds" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 29 perfs
14th - 23rd NYC Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig in 2:26:24
14th - 24th NYC Marathon won by Andres Espinosa in 2:10:04
14th - Don Shula becomes the coach with the most wins in NFL history
14th - Puerto Rico votes against becoming the 51st US state
14th - 43rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
15th - Howard Stern radio show premieres in Myrtle Beach SC on WYAV 104.1 FM
15th - Joe Buttafuoco sentence to 6 months for statutory rape of Amy Fisher
NFL Head Coach Don ShulaNFL Head Coach Don Shula 15th - 13 Cuban refugees land in Florida after stealing a crop-duster in Cuba.
16th - "Any Given Day" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 32 performances
16th - Russian President Yeltsin shuts Lenin museum
17th - "Grand Night For Singing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 perfs
17th - Antonov AN-124 flies in South Iran against mountain: 17 killed
17th - US House of Representatives approve Nafta
17th - Gen. Sani Abacha leads a military coup in Nigeria that overthrows the government of Ernest Shonekan
18th - 27 killed at prison in Morazan, El Salvador
18th - Black & white leaders in South Africa approve new democratic constitution
18th - NAFTA passes House
18th - North-Siberia record cold for November (-55°C)
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir LeninMarxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin 18th - Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder arrested for public drunkiness
18th - WWF boss Vince McMahon charged with steroid distribution
19th - Algerian Muslim fundamentalists uprising, 27 killed
19th - Curacaose vote to remain part of Dutch Antilles
20th - 5th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 41-39 in South Bend (Boston College's first win in the series)
20th - Jakovlev-42 crashes into mountain at Ohrid Macedonia, 116 killed
20th - Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Robin Romeo
20th - Winnie Mandela's driver/bodyguard murdered in Johannesburg
20th - Savings and Loan scandal: The United States Senate Ethics Committee issues a stern censure of California senator Alan Cranston for his "dealings" with savings-and-loan executive Charles Keating.
20th - 58th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 22-14 in Auburn
21st - "Cinderella" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 14 perfs
21st - "Cyrano - The Musical" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 137 perfs
Playwright and screenwriter Neil SimonPlaywright and screenwriter Neil Simon 21st - Neo-fascists MSI win 36% of municipal elections in Rome
22nd - "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" opens at Richard Rodgers NYC for 320 perf
23rd - "Angels in America-Perestroika" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 216 perfs
24th - Brady bill passes establishing 5-day waiting period for US handgun sales
24th - End of world, according to Ukrainian sect White Brotherhood
24th - In Liverpool, 11-year-olds Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are convicted of the murder of 2-year-old James Bulger.
25th - Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters falls
25th - Failed bomb attack on Egyptian premier Atef Sedki, 1 dead
27th - Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 v NZ, Hobart)
27th - India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12
27th - Lisa Hanna, 18, of Jamaica, crowned 43rd Miss World
28th - "Gray's Anatomy" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 13 performances
28th - "Mixed Emotions" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 48 perfs
28th - 81st CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 33-23
28th - Carlos Reina wins Honduras presidential election
29th - "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 40 perfs
30th - NFL announces 30th franchise - Jacksonville Jaguars
42nd US President Bill Clinton42nd US President Bill Clinton 30th - President Clinton signs Brady Gun Control Bill

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3

4th - Jonathan Ric Ocasek, son of rocker Ric & model Paulina Porizkova
15th - Saaya Irie, Japanese Actress, singer
30th - Yuuri Chinen, Japanese singer

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 5 of 5

6th - Actress Allison Angrim (32) weds Robert Schoonover (44)
13th - "Ladyhawke" actress Michelle Pfeiffer (35) weds television writer and producer David E. Kelley (37) in Santa Barbara, California
Actor Luke PerryActor Luke Perry (20th) 20th - Actor Luke Perry (27) weds Minnie Sharp (24) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills
26th - Political strategist for President Clinton's campaign and political commentator James Carville (49) weds Republican political pundit Mary Matalin (40) in New Orleans, Louisiana
27th - Actress Teri Garr (44) weds building contractor John O'Neil (42) at the Twin Dolphins Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 2 of 2

4th - Nia Peeples files for divorce from Howard Hewett
16th - James Carrey files for divorce from Melissa

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 61 of 61

1st - Anatoli Fyodorovich Voronov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup), dies at 63
1st - George Sheehan, cardiologist/marathoner, dies of prostate cancer at 74
1st - A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (b. 1911)
2nd - P A Jacob Mees, Dutch banker (Mees & Hope), dies at about 86
3rd - Duncan Gibbins, director (Fire With Fire), dies in California fire at 41
3rd - Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor, dies at 97
3rd - William Lanteau, actor (On Golden Pond), dies at 70
4th - Basuki Abdullah, Indonesian painter, murdered at 78
4th - Cliff Young, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), dies in car accident at 29
4th - Cornelis T "Cor" van de Molen, Dutch journalist (Beehive), dies at 62
4th - Ely A Landau, producer (Long Day's Journey), dies of stroke at 73
4th - Jose L Guarner, Spanish movie reviewer, dies at 56
7th - Adelaide Hall, US jazz singer (Cotton Club), dies at 92
7th - Charles Aidman, actor (Kotch, Zoot Suit), dies of cancer at 68
8th - Andrey Nikolayevich Tychonoff, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
9th - Gerald Thomas, director (Carry on), dies at 72
9th - Stanley Myers, English movie composer (The Deer Hunter), dies at 63
10th - Wensley Pithey, actor (Oh What a Lovely War), dies at 79
11th - Erskine Hawkins, US trumpeter/composer (After Hours), dies at 79
11th - H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House Chief of Staff during Watergate, dies at 67
12th - Anna Stein, actress (Wedding Night), dies of heart attack at 88
12th - Bill Dickey, HOF baseball catcher (NY Yankees, 1928-46), dies at 86
13th - Jose Toirkens, journalist (Slogan, NRC), dies at 48
13th - Carey Lloyd (Rufus R. Jones), American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
14th - Sanzo Nosaka, co-founder of Japanese Communist Party (1922), dies
15th - Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
15th - Mouin Shabaita, Palestinian al-Fatah commandant, murdered
15th - Theo Huizenaar, Dutch boxing trainer (Bep van Klaveren), dies at 93
16th - Evelyn Venable, model (Columbia Pictures logo), dies of cancer at 80
16th - Lucia Popp, Czech/Austria soprano (Vienna Opera), dies at 54
16th - Achille Zavatta, French clown (b. 1915)
17th - Jthm de Vreeze, Dutch MP (KVP, 1956..77), dies at 80
17th - Gérard D. Lévesque, Canadian politician (b. 1926)
18th - Fritz Feld, actor (Errand Boy, Promises Promises), dies at 93
19th - Dorothy Revier, actress (Sally on the Subway), dies at 89
20th - Christopher Frank, French writer, dies at 51
20th - Emile Ardolino, director (Dirty Dancing), dies at 50 of AIDs
20th - Heather Farr, golfer, dies of cancer at 28
21st - Christopher Frank, director/actor (Annee Des Meduses), dies at 50
21st - Emile Ardolino, director (Sister Act), dies of AIDS at 50
21st - Jim McLaughlin, Buffalo radio newsman (WKBW), dies at 59
Actor Bill BixbyActor Bill Bixby (22nd) 22nd - Bill Bixby, US actor (My Favorite Martian), dies from cancer at 59
23rd - Gerarda "Meik" Rueter, sculptor, dies at 89
23rd - Tatiana Nikolajeva, Russian pianist (Bach), dies at 69
24th - Albert Collins, blues guitarist (Don't Lose Your Cool), dies at 61
24th - Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist, dies at 89
24th - Imad Aqal, Palestinian Hamas leader, dies at 24
24th - Jan Schrauwen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 36
24th - Wu Yi Shen, mayor of Shen Yang China, dies in helicopter
25th - Anthony Burgess, novelist (Clockwork Orange), dies of cancer at 76
25th - Claudia McNeil, actress (Raisin in the Sun), dies of diabetes at 77
26th - Imad Aqal, Palestinian Izz-Danish al-Qassem-leader, shot to death
26th - Mart Kempers, sculptor, dies at 69
28th - Abu Rish, Palestinian PLO-leader, dies at 23
Novelist Anthony BurgessNovelist Anthony Burgess (25th) 28th - Garry Moore, TV host (I've Got A Secret), dies of emphysema at 78
28th - Kenneth Connor, English comic/actor (Carry on Sergeant), dies at 75
28th - Khaled Moustapha Zir, Palestinian Hamas leader, shot to death at 25
28th - Jerry Edmonton, Canadian drummer (Steppenwolf) (b. 1946)
29th - JRD Tata, Indies industrialist (Air-India), dies at 89
30th - Bob Wolf, agent (New Kids on the Block, Larry Bird), dies
30th - Sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (b. 1924)

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