What Happened on April 9th, 1994

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 147th Grand National: Richard Dunwoody aboard Miinnehoma wins
  • BPAA US Open by Justin Hromek
  • STS-59 (Endeavour) launches into orbit

Famous Weddings

  • Singer Wayne Newton (52) weds attorney Kathleen McCrone (30)

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis N "Cor" van Dis Jr, Dutch MP (1971-94), dies at 71
  • Keith Watson, British comic strip artist (Dan Dare), dies at 59
  • Marcel Ichac, French alpinist/director (Karakoram), dies at 87
  • Raouf Khayrat, Egyptian general-major, murdered