What Happened on September 23, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"The Shawshank Redemption", starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, is released


Famous Deaths

  • Alec Dickson, founder of VSO, dies at 80
  • Ali Kouider Benyahia, [sheik Boualem], Alg Muslim leader, shot at 26
  • Cherif Gousmi, [kalief Abu Abdallah Ahmed], Alger Muslim leader, shot
  • Dalton Reed, American soul singer, dies at 42
  • Georgi, Tsar Nicholas II's brother, buried
  • Jerry Barber, American golfer (b. 1916)
  • John van Damme, businessman, hanged in Singapore at 59
  • Madeleine Renaud, French actress (Longest Day)/director, dies at 94
  • Robert Bloch, screenwriter (Psycho), dies of cancer at 77