On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1993

Historical Events

Music concertFarm Aid Concert

Farm Aid VI held in Ames, Iowa; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Arlo Guthrie, The Jayhawks, Lyle Lovett, Johnny Cash, Ricky Van Shelton, Marty Stuart, Martina McBride, Bruce Hornsby, Bryan Adams, Ringo Starr, and Dwight Yoakam

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
Singer Bryan Adams
Singer
Bryan Adams
Country Singer-Songwriter Martina McBride
Country Singer-Songwriter
Martina McBride
  • 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

Person of interestOliver Tambo

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

Anti-Apartheid Politician and Revolutionary Oliver Tambo
Anti-Apartheid Politician and Revolutionary
Oliver Tambo
1993 Highlights

About April 24, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus