Historical Events in September 1994

  • Sep 1 51st Venice Film Festival: "Before the Rain" directed by Milco Mancevski and "Vive L'Amour" directed by Tsai Ming-Liang jointly awarded Golden Lion
  • Sep 2 Miguel Indurain bicycles world record time (53,040 km)
  • Sep 3 Circulation of Neth Telegraph/News of the Day reaches 800,000
  • Sep 4 Bulgarian government of Berov falls
  • Sep 4 Cleveland Browns is 1st team in NFL to score a 2-point conversion
  • Sep 4 Kansai International airport officially opens
  • Sep 5 Barb Mucha wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 5 Jerry Lewis' 29th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,100,000

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 5 Jingyi Le swims world record 100m women's freestyle (54.01 sec)
  • Sep 5 Kirgizia government resigns

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Sep 5 San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice catches NFL record 127th touchdown pass

NFL Wide Receiver Jerry Rice
NFL Wide Receiver
Jerry Rice

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 6 Actor Jackson Pinckney awarded $487,000 for being partially blinded by Jean-Claude Van Damme during filming of "Cyborg"

  • Sep 6 Franziska van Almsick swims female record 200m freestyle (1:56.78)
  • Sep 6 Tom Dolan swims world record 400m medley (4:12.30)
  • Sep 7 Jingyi Le/Ying Shan/Ying Le/Bin Lu swimming 4x100 freestyle (3:37.91)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 8 11th MTV Video Music Awards: Aerosmith wins with newlyweds Michael Jackson & Lisa Marie Presley opening the show

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley
  • Sep 8 "Philadelphia, Here I Come" opens at Criterion NYC for 52 performances
  • Sep 8 Last US, British & French troops leave West Berlin
  • Sep 8 Man shoots another man on IRT #4 train at Grand Central Station
  • Sep 8 USAir Boeing 737 crashes at Pitts Airport, killing all 132 on board
  • Sep 9 Space shuttle STS 64 (Discovery 20) launches into orbit
  • Sep 9 Tu-22 crashes into Aeroflot Tu-134a at Zhukovsky, 7 killed
  • Sep 10 Chong Hey swims female record 400m medley (4:01.67)/100m backstroke

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 10 114th Women's U.S. Open: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beats Steffi Graf (1-6, 7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Sep 11 46th Emmy Awards: Fraiser, Picket Fences & Kelsey Grammer win
  • Sep 11 Jingyi Le swims female world record 50m freestyle
  • Sep 11 Missie McGeorge wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 11 114th Men's U.S. Open: Andre Agassi beats Michael Stich (6-1, 7-6, 7-5)

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • Sep 12 Cessna crashes in White House front yard
  • Sep 12 Country singer George Jones undergoes triple bypass surgery
  • Sep 12 Parti Québécois wins parliamentary election
  • Sep 13 George Burns undergoes surgery to drain fluid from his brain
  • Sep 13 Space probe Ulyssus passes south pole of Sun
  • Sep 14 All 28 baseball owners vote to cancel rest of 1994 season
  • Sep 15 "Sound of Motown" premieres in Rotterdam
  • Sep 15 Dennis Richardson sworn in as head of St Maarten
  • Sep 15 Muslim fundamentalists kidnap & behead 16 citizens in Algeria
  • Sep 16 Fire Dept puts out smokey electrical fire in White House
  • Sep 17 Andy Waller out handled the ball for Mashonaland CD v Mash U24
  • Sep 17 Heather Whitestone, 21, (Ala), crowned 68th Miss America 1995
  • Sep 17 19th Toronto International Film Festival: "Priest" directed by Antonia Bird wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sep 18 1st Presidents Golf Cup: US beats Intl team 20-12 at Robert Jones Va
  • Sep 18 Austrian conservative FVP wins election; extreme right gets 18.5%
  • Sep 18 Deb Richard wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Sep 18 Ken Burn's "Baseball" premieres on PBS
  • Sep 18 Sweden social-democratic SPD wins parliamentary election
  • Sep 19 3,000 US militia lands on Haiti
  • Sep 19 Swedish government of Bildt resigns

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 19 "ER" premieres on NBC, created by Michael Crichton and starring George Clooney and Anthony Edwards

  • Sep 20 Space shuttle STS-64 (Discovery 20), lands
  • Sep 21 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Ft Laud/Miami Fl (WBGG 105.9 FM)
  • Sep 22 Rasmussen government in Denmark resigns

Film release premierFilm Release

Sep 23 "The Shawshank Redemption", starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, is released

  • Sep 24 Parliamentary election in Ukraine

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 24 National League for Democracy is formed by Aung San Suu Kyi and various others to help fight against dictatorship in Myanmar.

Burmese Politician Aung San Suu Kyi
Burmese Politician
Aung San Suu Kyi

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Sep 25 Oliver McCall TKOs Lennox Lewis in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
  • Sep 26 Estonia government of Laar flees
  • Sep 26 Switzerland bans racist propaganda
  • Sep 28 "Baseball" TV Miniseries last airs on PBS
  • Sep 28 "Cats" 5,000th Broadway performance (joins Chorus Line & Oh! Calcutta!)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 "Ed Wood" film directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp premieres

Actor Johnny Depp
Actor
Johnny Depp
Film Director Tim Burton
Film Director
Tim Burton
  • Sep 28 909 people die when an Estonian ferry capsizes & sinks in Baltic sea

MurderMurder of Interest

Sep 29 1st phase of OJ Simpson murder trial jury selection ends (304 chosen)

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
OJ Simpson
  • Sep 29 House votes to end lobbyists buying meals & entertainment for Congress
  • Sep 29 Pointer Sisters receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Sep 30 Space shuttle STS-68 (Endeavour 7), launches into orbit
  • Sep 30 Sylvestre Ntibantunganya elected president of Burundi
  • Sep 30 Vladimir Meciars HZDDS wins Slovakia parliamentary election