What Happened in November 1994

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 Muslim fundamentalists in Mostaganem Algeria murder 5 children
  • Nov 2 Benzine explosion in Dronka Egypt, 400+ killed
  • Nov 3 Dutch & British astronomers find spiral nebula Dwingeloo 1
  • Nov 3 Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), launches
  • Nov 3 Susan Smith who claimed her two children were carjacked arrested for murder
  • Nov 3 Total solar eclipse in South America (4m23s)
  • Nov 4 Soyuz TM-20 lands in Kazahkstan
  • Nov 4 United Center in Chicago opens - Bulls beat Charlotte Hornets, 89-83
  • Nov 4 San Francisco: First conference that focusses exclusively on the subject of the commercial potential of the World Wide Web.
  • Nov 5 Space probe Ulyssus completes 1st passage behind the Sun
  • Nov 5 Tony Rominger bicycles world record for distance covered in one hour for second time (55.291 km)
  • Nov 5 Yak-40 accident in north of Peru, 8 killed
  • Nov 5 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Barathea, Cherokee Run, Concern, Flanders, One Dreamer, Tikkanen, Timber Country

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Nov 5 George Foreman (45) KOs Michael Moorer to win boxing Heavyweight championship

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer
  • Nov 6 24th NYC Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:27:37
  • Nov 6 25th NYC Marathon won by German Silva in 2:11:21
  • Nov 6 Emomali Rachmonov recognized as president of Tadzjikistan
  • Nov 6 Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Golf Cup
  • Nov 8 Cleveland Cavaliers 1st game at Gund Arena, lose to Hous Rockets, 100-98
  • Nov 8 Haitian government of Smarck Michel forms
  • Nov 9 Chandrika Kumaratunga chosen 1st female president of Sri Lanka
  • Nov 9 Chemical element Darmstadtium discovered at GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research near Darmstadt, German

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 11 Bill Gates buys Leonardo da Vinci's "Codex" for $30,800,000

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates
  • Nov 11 Progress M-25 launched to space station Mir
  • Nov 13 Sweden agrees to join European Union

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 13 45th Formula One WDC: Michael Schumacher wins by one point

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • Nov 13 44th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • Nov 14 1st trains for public run in Channel Tunnel under English Channel
  • Nov 14 Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), lands
  • Nov 15 "Glass Menagerie" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 57 performances
  • Nov 15 6.7-8.1 earthquake strikes Philippines, killing 45

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 15 German Bundestag officially elects Helmut Kohl as Chancellor by a single vote (341-340)

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl
  • Nov 15 Nepal Communist party Dutch Communist Party-UML wins election
  • Nov 17 "Sunset Boulevard" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 977 performances
  • Nov 17 3rd Germany government of Kohl forms
  • Nov 17 Irish government of Reynolds resigns

Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 18 "Star Trek: Generations" film directed by David Carson and starring Patrick Stewart premieres

  • Nov 19 Aishwarya Rai, 21, of India, crowned 44th Miss World
  • Nov 19 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Tish Johnson for the third time
  • Nov 19 59th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-14 in Birmingham
  • Nov 20 "Flying Karamzov Brothers..." opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 50 performances
  • Nov 20 "Shadow Box" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • Nov 20 Kosmos 2294/2295/2296 launches
  • Nov 20 The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign the Lusaka Protocol in Zambia, ending 19 years of civil war (localized fighting resumed the next year).
  • Nov 21 1st-class cricket debut of Andrew Symonds (Queensland v NSW, SCG)
  • Nov 25 Sony founder Akio Morita announces he will be stepping down as CEO of the company.
  • Nov 27 82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Balt Stallions, 26-23
  • Nov 27 Fire in disco in Fuxin, North-China, 233 killed
  • Nov 27 Julio Maria Sanguinetti elected president of Uruguay
  • Nov 28 Norway votes against joining European Union

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 28 In Portage, Wisconsin, convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is clubbed to death by an inmate in the Columbia Correctional Institution gymnasium.

Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer
Serial Killer
Jeffrey Dahmer
  • Nov 29 Seoul, Korea, celebrated the 600th anniversary of its founding

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 29 R&B singer Mary J. Blige releases her 2nd studio album "My Life", with production by Sean Combs

Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
Singer-songwriter
Mary J. Blige
Rapper Puff Daddy
Rapper
Puff Daddy
  • Nov 30 Beatles' 1st album in 25 years, "Live at the BBC", is released in Britain
  • Nov 30 Cruise ship Achille Lauro destroyed by fire at Somalia, 4 die
  • Nov 30 Man Mohan Adhikary sworn in as 1st communist premier of Nepal

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 17 Raquel Castro, American actress
  • Nov 27 Shrek the sheep, New Zealand sheep that held world record for biggest shorn fleece, born at Bendigo Station, Otago (d. 2011)
  • Nov 28 Lola Sanchez, American actress
  • Nov 30 Nyjah Huston, American skateboarder

Famous Weddings

  • Nov 20 Patti Davis weds Paul Hayeland

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 1 Richard Krautheimer, art historian, dies at 97
  • Nov 1 Syd Dernley, British hangman (1949-54), dies at 73
  • Nov 2 David Feinberg, AIDS activist/author, dies at 37
  • Nov 2 Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter, dies at 73
  • Nov 2 Noah Beery Jr, US actor (Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), dies at 81
  • Nov 3 Dennis C Ott, US actor (Star Trek 3/4), dies of AIDs
  • Nov 3 Richard Krautheimer, US art historian, dies at 97
  • Nov 3 Ralph Wyckoff, American scientist and pioneer of X-ray crystallography, dies at 97
  • Nov 4 Alexander Hardie Williamson, artist, dies at 87
  • Nov 4 Fred "Sonic" Smith, guitarist, dies at 46
  • Nov 4 Jan Wegter, actor (Pastorale 1943), dies at 64
  • Nov 4 Sam Francis, US painter (Basel Mural), dies at about 71
  • Nov 4 Samuel Lewis Francis, painter, dies at 71
  • Nov 5 McHenry Boatwright, signer, dies at 66
  • Nov 7 Michael O'Donoghue, comedian (SNL), dies at about 54
  • Nov 7 Milton "Shorty" Rogers [Rajonsky], US jazz trumpeter, dies at 70
  • Nov 8 Marianne Straub, weaver, dies at 85
  • Nov 8 Michael O'Donoghue, American comedy writer (SNL), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 54
  • Nov 9 Milton M Shorty Rajonsky Rogers, trumpeter, dies at 70
  • Nov 9 Priscilla Morrill, actress (Edie Grant-Mary Tyler Moore), dies at 67
  • Nov 9 Ralph Champion Shotter Michael, actor, dies at 87
  • Nov 10 Carmen McRae [Clark], US jazz singer/pianist, dies at about 73
  • Nov 10 Louis Nizer, lawyer, dies at 92
  • Nov 11 Elizabeth Lefanu Maconchy, Engl composer (My Dark Heart), dies at 87
  • Nov 11 Ernest Clark, actor (Pope Must Die, Gandhi), dies at 82
  • Nov 11 Frances Tustin, child Psychologist, dies at 81
  • Nov 11 Pedro Zamora, aIDS Activist, dies at 22
  • Nov 11 John A. Volpe, 61st and 63rd Governor of Massachusetts, 2nd United States Secretary of Transportation (b. 1908)
  • Nov 12 Katherine Elliots, doctor, dies at 75
  • Nov 12 Michael John Innes Mackintosh Stewart Innes, writer, dies at 88
  • Nov 12 Wilma Glodean Rudolph, US sprinter (Olympics-3 gold-60), dies at 54
  • Nov 13 Frank Singleton, librarian, dies at 67
  • Nov 13 Joseph H. Hazen, US Lawyer/producer/VP (Warner Bros), dies at 96
  • Nov 13 Lewis Bingham Keeble, town Planner, dies at 79
  • Nov 13 Motoo Kimura, Japanese geneticist (b. 1924)
  • Nov 14 Ferdinand J Kranenburg, director of queen (North Holland), dies at 83
  • Nov 14 Jake Dengel, US actor (Ragtime, Ironweed), dies at 61
  • Nov 14 John F Hampe, pathologist (Fabric & Stoflongen), dies at 83
  • Nov 14 John I M Stewart, detective writer (A Comedy of Terrors), dies at 88
  • Nov 14 Michael Grierson Jarrett, archaeologist, dies at 60
  • Nov 14 Tom Villard, American actor (b. 1953)
  • Nov 15 James Winston Watts, developer of the Frontal Lobotomy, dies at 90
  • Nov 15 Janet Ahlberg, illustrator, dies at 50
  • Nov 15 Volodymyr Ivashko, President of Ukraine (1990-91), dies
  • Nov 15 Elizabeth George Speare, American author (b. 1908)
  • Nov 16 Chester Dino Powers Valenti, singer/Songwriter, dies at 57
  • Nov 16 Dan Smith, harmonica/gospel singer, dies at 83
  • Nov 16 David Rayner, cyclist, dies
  • Nov 16 Doris Speed, actress (Annie-Coronation Street), dies at 95
  • Nov 16 Harvey Watkins, gospel Singer, dies at 64
  • Nov 16 John Boylan, US actor (Twin Peaks, Sleepless in Seattle), dies at 82
  • Nov 16 Dino Valente, American musician (Quicksilver Messenger Service) (b.1943)
  • Nov 17 G Waller, German/Swiss movie journalist (NRC/Variety), dies at 82
  • Nov 18 Cab[ell] Calloway, US band leader/actor (Missourians), dies at 86
  • Nov 18 Chris Joyce, photographer, dies at 51
  • Nov 18 Michael [George] Somes, English dancer (Royal Ballet), dies at 77
  • Nov 19 Dedrick Gobert, US actor (Boyz 'n the Hood), shot to death at 22
  • Nov 19 Julian Gustave Symons, writer, dies at 82
  • Nov 19 Julian Symons, Br detective writer (Death's Darkest Face), dies at 82
  • Nov 19 Li Yuan Artist-chia, dies at 65
  • Nov 20 John Lucarotti, scriptwriter, dies at 68
  • Nov 20 Ali-Akbar Sa'idi Sirjani, Iranian poet and journalist, dies at 64
  • Nov 21 Manfred Longer, Austrian/Dutch gay disco owner, dies at 42
  • Nov 22 Charles Fortune, South African cricket commentator, dies
  • Nov 22 John Michael Grimes, set Designer, dies at 70
  • Nov 22 L V Johnson Singer, dies
  • Nov 22 Norma Donaldson, American singer and actress (Poetic Justice, 5 Heartbeats), dies at 68
  • Nov 23 Eldero L D Williams, tenor saxophonist, dies at 70
  • Nov 23 Erick Frederick Hawkins, US dancer/wed to Martha Graham, dies at 85
  • Nov 23 Tommy Boyce, American songwriter (Boyce & Hart, Monkees), commits suicide at 55
  • Nov 23 William Donald Campbell, diarist/Ornithologist, dies at 89
  • Nov 23 Art Barr, American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • Nov 24 Ivo Perilli, Italian screenplay/director (Ragazzo), dies at 92
  • Nov 24 Jo Vis, Dutch resistance fighter (Yad Vashem), dies at 88
  • Nov 25 Arthur Ballard, artist, dies at 79
  • Nov 25 Gerard John Toorenaar, Amsterdam police commissar, dies at 69
  • Nov 26 Arturo Rivera Damas, archbishop of El Salvador (1980-94), dies at 71
  • Nov 26 David Bache, British car designer (Rover), dies at 69
  • Nov 26 Nimrod Workman, folksinger, dies at 99
  • Nov 26 Joey Stefano, American actor (b. 1968)
  • Nov 27 Arthur Frank "Peter" Shore, egyptologist, dies at 70
  • Nov 27 Fernando Lopes-Gra├ža, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
  • Nov 28 Al Levitt, American jazz drummer, dies at 63
  • Nov 28 Franfo Fortini [Franco Lattes], Italian poet, dies at 77

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 28 Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), killed in prison at 34

Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer
Serial Killer
Jeffrey Dahmer
  • Nov 28 Jerry Rubin, US anti-war activist (Youth Party), dies at 56
  • Nov 28 Vicente Enrique y Tarancon, Spanish cardinal, dies at 87
  • Nov 29 Ronald "Buster" Edwards, British Great Train Robber turned flower-seller, founded hanged at 63
  • Nov 29 Muhammad Ali Araki, ayatollah of Iran, dies
  • Nov 29 Sviatoslav S Stravinsky, French/US composer/son of Igor S, dies at 84
  • Nov 30 Connie Conrad Henry Kirnon Kay, jazz Drummer, dies at 67
  • Nov 30 Guy Debord, situationist, dies at 63
  • Nov 30 Irwin Kostal, US arranger/conductor (Sound of Music), dies at 83
  • Nov 30 Lionel Stander, US blacklisted actor (Hart to Hart), dies at 86
  • Nov 30 Connie Kay, American jazz drummer (Modern Jazz Quartet), dies of a cardiac arrest at 67