On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1993

Historical Events

  • 58th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 22-14 in Auburn
  • 5th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 41-39 in South Bend (Boston College's first win in the series)
  • Jakovlev-42 crashes into mountain at Ohrid Macedonia, 116 killed
  • Savings and Loan scandal: The United States Senate Ethics Committee issues a stern censure of California senator Alan Cranston for his "dealings" with savings-and-loan executive Charles Keating.

Murder of Interest

Winnie Mandela's driver and bodyguard murdered in Johannesburg

Anti-Apartheid Activist and Politician Winnie Mandela
Anti-Apartheid Activist and Politician
Winnie Mandela

Famous Weddings

Luke Perry

Actor Luke Perry (27) weds Minnie Sharp (24) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills

Actor Luke Perry
Luke Perry

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Frank, French writer, dies at 51
  • Emile Ardolino, American director (Dirty Dancing), dies at 50 of AIDs
1993 Highlights

About November 20, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio