Historical Events in November 1993

  • 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

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4th Elton John awarded $518,700 from Sunday Mirror for a false report on his diet

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • 4th Bolivia becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

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4th Jean Chretien is appointed the Prime Minister of Canada by Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th 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

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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 performances
  • 10th Slovakian government of Vladimír Mečiar forms

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11th Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 2 days for fractured shoulder

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 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 performances
  • 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

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14th Don Shula becomes the coach with the most wins in NFL history

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula
  • 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
  • 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

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16th Russian President Yeltsin shuts Lenin museum

Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader
Vladimir Lenin
  • 17th "Grand Night For Singing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • 17th Antonov AN-124 flies in South Iran against mountain: 17 killed
  • 17th US House of Representatives approve Nafta

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17th 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
  • 18th 27 killed at prison in Morazan, El Salvador
  • 18th Black & white leaders in South Africa approve new democratic constitution
  • 18th North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) passes US House of Representatives
  • 18th North-Siberia record cold for November (-55°C)
  • 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 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
  • 20th 5th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 41-39 in South Bend (Boston College's first win in the series)
  • 21st "Cinderella" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 14 performances

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21st "Cyrano - The Musical" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 137 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright 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 performances
  • 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 performances
  • 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 performances
  • 30th NFL announces 30th franchise - Jacksonville Jaguars

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30th President Clinton signs Brady Gun Control Bill

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton