On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1993

Historical Events

  • After playing 12 Tests for Australia, fast bowler Michael Whitney plays his final day in 1st class cricket for NSW in a tour match loss v New Zealand in Newcastle
  • Atlantic Radio (20 radio stations) becomes American Radio Systems
  • STS-58 (Columbia) lands
  • The Maastricht Treaty, the Treaty on European Union comes into effect

Famous Deaths

  • A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (b. 1911)
  • Anatoli Voronov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup), dies at 63
  • George Sheehan, American doctor, athlete and author ("Running & Being: The Total Experience," NY Times best seller), dies of prostate cancer at 74
  • Severo Ochoa, Spanish-American physician and biochemist (Nobel 1959), dies at 88
1993 Highlights

About November 1, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 28 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio