Historical Events in December 1994

  • 1st 3 Seattle Seahawks injured in a car accident

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st Cindy Crawford & Richard Gere announce they are seperating

  • 1st Ernesto Zedillo innaugrated as president of Mexico
  • 1st PTL leader Jim Bakker released from jail
  • 1st Rober Schumanns 2nd Symphony premieres in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2nd "Cobb" a film about baseball player Ty Cobb, starring Tommy Lee Jones premieres

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • 2nd Achille Lauro (Willem Ruys) sinks off the coast of Somalia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2nd Andrew Lloyd Webber admitted to hospital for ulcer treatment

  • 2nd Jury finds Heidi Fleiss guilty of running a call girl ring
  • 3rd 3rd SEC Championship Game: #6 Florida beats #3 Alabama, 24-23
  • 4th "Angels in America-Perestroika" closes at W Kerr NYC after 216 performances
  • 4th "Angels in America-Millennium Approach" closes at Kerr after 367 performances
  • 4th 83rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats Russia in Moscow (4-1)
  • 4th Marta Figueras-Dottie/Brad Bryant wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • 6th Maltese Falcon auctioned for $398,590
  • 6th Orange County California files for bankruptcy
  • 6th Warner Brothers announces a 5th TV network to begin on Jan 11, 1995

Music awardsMusic Awards

7th 5th Billboard Music Awards: Ace of Base & Mariah Carey win

Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey

Event of interestEvent of Interest

7th Radio personality Howard Stern talks a man out of attempting suicide

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • 8th "What's Wrong With this Picture?" opens at Circle in Sq NYC for 12 per

Event of interestEvent of Interest

8th Darryl Strawberry indicted on tax evasion charges

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • 8th Fire in cinema in Karamay China, 310 killed
  • 9th 5m meteor 1994 XM1 passes within 100,000 km of Earth
  • 9th US Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders resigns after comments about masturbation
  • 10th 60th Heisman Trophy Award: Rashaan Salaam, Colorado (RB)
  • 10th European Campaign against Racism "All different, All equal" begins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

10th Nobel prize awarded to Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres & Yasser Arafat

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat
5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • 11th Kelly Robbins & Tammie Green wins LPGA Diner's Club Golf Matches
  • 11th Russian troops enter Chechnya
  • 13th American Eagle commuter plane crashes in NC, killing 15
  • 14th Construction begins on the Three Gorges Dam, China
  • 15th "A Tuna Christmas" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 20 performances
  • 15th John Bruton becomes Ireland's premier
  • 15th Liberia militia kills 48 inhabitants of Monrovia
  • 15th Palau becomes a member of the UN.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

16th Davy Jones (Monkees), charged with DWI

Singer Davy Jones
Singer
Davy Jones
  • 17th KLM's last DC-10 goes out of service
  • 18th "Comedy Tonight" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 18th "What's Wrong With this Pic?" closes at Circle in Sq NYC after 12 perf
  • 18th Darryl Strawberry pleads not guilty on tax evasion charges
  • 18th General Hospital stars Kristina Malandro & Jack Wagner wed
  • 18th Norman, Couples & Azinger wins LPGA Wendy's 3-Tour Golf Challenge
  • 18th Socialist Party (ex-communist) wins Bulgaria parliamentary election
  • 19th Rolls-Royce announces its future cars will feature V12 engine which will be produced by BMW.
  • 21st Bomb goes off on #4 train on Fulton Street NYC
  • 22nd "Christmas Carol" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • 22nd Italian government of Silvio Berlusconi resigns
  • 23rd Baseball owners impose salary cap, fiercely opposed by players

Event of interestEvent of Interest

23rd Fearing arrest by the FBI, Whitey Bulger flees Boston, and successfully hides from law enforcement for the next 16 years

Gangster Whitey Bulger
Gangster
Whitey Bulger
  • 24th Four Muslim fundamentalists capture Air France pilot in Algiers
  • 25th "Comedy Tonight" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 26th French commandos terminate Air France hijacking in Marseille
  • 28th Boon completes his 20th Test Cricket century (131 v England, MCG)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

28th Tammy Wynette admitted to the hospital with bile duct infection

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette
  • 28th The Madness of King George premieres in the US
  • 29th B737-400 flies into a mountain at Edremit East Turkey, 54 killed
  • 29th Bangladesh government of Zia resigns
  • 29th Last Dutch electro-magnetic telephone exchange shuts down
  • 29th Shane Warne takes a hat-trick v England at cricket MCG
  • 31st 1st snowless December in Baltimore Maryland
  • 31st Anti Apartheid Group of Netherlands (AABN) disbands
  • 31st This date is skipped altogether in Kiribati as the Phoenix Islands and Line Islands change time zones from UTC-11 to UTC+13 and UTC-10 to UTC+14, respectively.