On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1993

Historical Events

  • "Cinderella" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 14 performances
  • "Cyrano - The Musical" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 137 performances

Sports History

German tennis star Michael Stich scores a 7–6, 2–6, 7–6, 6–2 win over American Pete Sampras to win his first and only ATP Tour World Championship title in Frankfurt, Germany

  • Neo-fascist MSI wins 36% of municipal elections in Rome

Sports History

Top seeded German tennis player Steffi Graf wins WTA Tour Championship; beats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario of Spain 6–1, 6–4, 3–6, 6–1 at Madison Square Garden, NYC


Famous Deaths

Bill Bixby

Bill Bixby, American actor (My Favorite Martian), dies from cancer at 59

  • Christopher Frank, director/actor (Annee Des Meduses), dies at 50
  • Emile Ardolino, director (Sister Act), dies of AIDS at 50
  • Jim McLaughlin, Buffalo radio newsman (WKBW), dies at 59
1993 Highlights

About November 21, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio