What Happened on May 21st, 1994

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 16 performances
  • 119th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 1:56.4
  • Reds bat out of order against Dodgers in 2nd inning
  • South Yemen secedes from Yemen

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Daley, English diver

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

ABC Sports President Roone Arledge (62) weds third wife Gigi Shaw

Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone Arledge
Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports
Roone Arledge
  • Burger King spokesman Dan Cortese (26) weds Dee Dee Hemby (26)
  • Country singer Trisha Yearwood (29) weds Robert Reynolds (32)

Famous Deaths

  • Cliff Wilson, snooker player, dies at 60
  • Forsyth Hardy, documentary film pioneer, dies at 84
  • Giovanni Goria, PM of Italy (1987-88), dies
  • John Henry Weidner, Dutch/US resistance fighter, dies at 81