What Happened on October 1, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Beginning of the National Hockey League lockout
  • Boon completes his 19th Test century (114 v Pak, Karachi)
  • Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA GHP Heartland Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

South African President Nelson Mandela visits US

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Stanley Betrian sworn in as leader of Curacao

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Whoopi Goldberg (38) weds labor union organizer Lyle Trachtenberg in California


Famous Deaths

  • Brad O'Hare, dies of complications due to AIDS at 43
  • Carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia (1966-70), dies at 86
  • Karoli Ruth Needles, painter, dies at 54
  • Paul Lorenzen, German philosopher (b. 1915)
  • Scott Dunbar, bluse vocalist/guitarist, dies at 90