What Happened on March 23, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Amy Fisher's lover Joey Buttafuoco is released from jail after 4 months & 9 days
  • Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10 km (11:28)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Howard Stern formally announces his Libertarian run for NY governor

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Last day of Test cricket for Kapil Dev

Cricketer Kapil Dev
Cricketer
Kapil Dev
  • Richard Jacobs buys naming rights to Indians new ball park at Gateway for $13.8 million (renamed Jacobs Field)
  • Russian Airbus A-310 crashes in Siberia (74-75 killed)

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 802 goals scored

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Famous Deaths

  • Alvara del Portillo, Spanish Opus Dei bishop, dies at 80
  • Giulietta Masina, Italy, wife of Federico Fellini/(La Strada), dies at 74
  • Jim Moloney, American actor and writer, dies of Parkinson's disease at 64
  • Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican presidential candidate, assassinated at 44