On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1993

Historical Events

  • "Any Given Day" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 32 performances

Historic Event

Russian President Yeltsin shuts Lenin museum

Famous Birthdays

  • Pete Davidson, American comedian and actor (Saturday Night Live), born in New York City

Famous Divorces

Jim Carrey

Actor Jim Carrey files for divorce from Melissa Womer after 6 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Achille Zavatta, French clown (b. 1915)
  • Lucia Popp, Czech/Austria soprano (Vienna Opera), dies at 54
1993 Highlights

About November 16, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio