What Happened on July 8th, 1994

Day of Week: Friday

Historical Events


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Preliminary trial rules there is enough evidence to try OJ Simpson

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
OJ Simpson
  • Sonia O'Sullivan runs female 2K world record (5:25.36)
  • Space shuttle STS-65 (Columbia 17), launches
  • St Maarten "Godfather" Claude Wathey sentenced to 1½ years

Famous Deaths

  • Christian-Jaque, French director (Babette s'and va-t-and guerre), dies
  • Dick Sargent, actor (Darren-Bewitched), dies of cancer at 64
  • Dominic Lucero, dancer/singer, dies of lymphatic cancer
  • Kim Il Sung, president of North-Korea (1948-94), dies at 82
  • Lars-Eric Lindblad, Swedish-American entrepreneur and explorer (b. 1927)