What Happened on June 17, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • FIFA World Cup begins with Germany vs Bolivia (1-0) in Chicago

MurderMurder of Interest

O.J. Simpson doesn't turn himself in on murder charges, LA cops chase his Ford Bronco for 1½ hours, eventually gives up (seen live on TV)

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Famous Deaths

  • Joeri Nagibin, Russian screenwriter (Babje Karstvo), dies at 74