Historical Events in December 1994

  • 1st 3 Seattle Seahawks injured in a car accident

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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
  • 2nd "Cobb" premieres
  • 2nd Achille Lauro (Willem Ruys) sinks off the coast of Somalia

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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11th Kelly Robbins & Tammie Green wins LPGA Diner's Club Golf Matches

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins
  • 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.

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16th Davy Jones (Monkees), charged with DWI

Singer Davy Jones
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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

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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)

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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.