What Happened on July 23, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • All 40,000 ceiling tiles in Kingdome must be replaced
  • Amy Osmond of Utah, 17, crowned America's Junior Miss
  • Dancer Gene Kelly suffers a mild stroke
  • Don Mattingly becomes 6th NY Yankee to get 2,000 hits
  • Goodwill Games open in St Petersburg
  • Longest baseball rain delay (3:39) as Giants beat Mets 4-2 in NYC
  • Space shuttle STS-65: Columbia 17, lands after record 14 days 55 mins

Famous Deaths

  • Aad Ivens, Dutch checkers player, dies at 80
  • Hans J Salter, Aust/US composer (Deanna-Durbin musicals), dies at 98
  • Henry William Collins, artist, dies at 84