What Happened on November 17, 1993

Historical Events

  • "Grand Night For Singing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • Antonov AN-124 flies in South Iran against mountain: 17 killed

Coup d'état

General Sani Abacha leads a military coup against Ernest Shonekan's transitional administration and returns the Nigerian government to military control

  • US House of Representatives approve Nafta

Famous Deaths

  • Gérard D. Levesque, Canadian politician, dies at 67
1993 Highlights

About November 17, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) - Meat Loaf
  • UK #1 Song: I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) - Meat Loaf