On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1993

Historical Events

  • Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by George Branham
  • The IRA explodes a 1000kg car bomb in Bishopsgate, London, killing a news photographer and injuring 44 others

Famous Weddings

  • ABC news analyst Jeff Greenfield weds Karen Gannett

Famous Deaths

  • Oliver Tambo, South African lawyer, anti-apartheid politician and co-founder (African National Congress), dies of a stroke at 75
1993 Highlights

About April 24, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus