What Happened on December 9, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 5m meteor 1994 XM1 passes within 100,000 km of Earth
  • US Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders resigns after comments about masturbation

Famous Deaths

  • Garnet Silk, Jamaican raggae-singer, dies at 28
  • Kim II Sung, President of North Korea (1945-94), dies at 82
  • Maureen Cox Starkey, ex-wife of Ringo, dies of Leukemia at 48
  • Max Bill, Swiss painter/sculptor/politician, dies at 85