On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1993

Historical Events

  • 11 year old Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are convicted of the murder of English 2 year old James Bulger
  • Brady bill passes establishing 5-day waiting period for US handgun sales
  • End of world, according to Ukrainian sect White Brotherhood

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Collins, American blues guitarist (Ice Pickin'; Don't Lose Your Cool; Showdown!), dies of cancer at 61
  • Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist, dies at 89
  • Imad Aqal, Palestinian Hamas leader, dies at 24
  • Jan Schrauwen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 36
  • Wu Yi Shen, mayor of Shen Yang China, dies in helicopter
1993 Highlights

About November 24, 1993

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius