What Happened on June 26, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Broken Glass" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 73 performances
  • "Medea" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 82 performances
  • 104°F (40°C) at Denver, Colorado
  • 107°F (41.6°C) at Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 112°F (44.4°C) at El Paso, Texas
  • 122°F (50°C) at Laughlin, Nevada
  • 126°F (52.2°C) in Death Valley, Calif
  • Air Ivory Fokker-27 crashes at Abidjan (16 killed/1 lives)
  • Donna Andrews wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
  • FIFA World Cup: US loses to Romania 1-0

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Kirby Puckett pass Rod Carew with 2,088 hit as Twin's top hit leader

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett

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PLO leader Yasser Arafat returns to Gaza after 27 years

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Brandon Cruz (32) weds Elizabeth Finkelstein (26)

Famous Deaths

  • A "Bob" den Doolaard, author (Inn with the horseshoe), dies at 93
  • Ian Board, British barkeeper (Colony Room), dies at 64
  • Jaharna Imam, Bangladeshi writer/political activist, dies at 65
  • Roelof Kiers, VPRO-programmer/director (Macchiavelli), dies at 56
  • Thomas henry Wait Armstrong, organist, dies at 96