What Happened on November 24th, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Brady bill passes establishing 5-day waiting period for US handgun sales
  • End of world, according to Ukrainian sect White Brotherhood
  • In Liverpool, 11-year-olds Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are convicted of the murder of 2-year-old James Bulger.

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Collins, blues guitarist (Don't Lose Your Cool), dies at 61
  • Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist, dies at 89
  • Imad Aqal, Palestinian Hamas leader, dies at 24
  • Jan Schrauwen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 36
  • Wu Yi Shen, mayor of Shen Yang China, dies in helicopter