What Happened on November 17th, 1993

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Grand Night For Singing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • Antonov AN-124 flies in South Iran against mountain: 17 killed

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Gen. Sani Abacha leads a military coup in Nigeria that overthrows the government of Ernest Shonekan

President of Nigeria Sani Abacha
President of Nigeria
Sani Abacha
  • US House of Representatives approve Nafta

Famous Deaths

  • Gérard D. Lévesque, Canadian politician (b. 1926)
  • Jthm de Vreeze, Dutch MP (KVP, 1956..77), dies at 80