On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1993

Historical Events

  • Arab terrorist group planning bombing of Holland and Lincoln Tunnels caught
  • Yale computer science professor Dr. David Gelernter loses the sight in one eye, the hearing in one ear, and part of his right hand after receiving a mailbomb from the Unabomber

Famous Birthdays

  • Beanie Feldstein, American actress (Booksmart), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Primera, an Andean condor, hatched at Cleve Zoo, the 5th born in captivity

Famous Deaths

  • Archie Williams, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m 1936), dies of a heart attack at 78
1993 Highlights

About June 24, 1993

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer