Historical Events in 1994 (Part 4)

Events 601 - 800 of 993

  • Jul 11 Suriname guilder devalued: NŸ1 = SŸ105
  • Jul 12 65th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-8 at 3 Rivers Stad, Pitts
  • Jul 12 All star MVP: Fred McGriff (Atlanta Braves)
  • Jul 12 Nomination hearings for Steven Breyer for supreme court justice begins
  • Jul 13 Jeff Gillooly sentenced to 2 years for attack on Nancy Kerrigan

MurderMurder of Interest

Jul 13 OJ Simpson (charged with murder) gives hair samples for testing

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
OJ Simpson
  • Jul 14 Gas explosion at old age home in Milan, 27 killed
  • Jul 15 Gyula Horn sworn in as premier of Hungary
  • Jul 15 Israel & Jordan agree to talks in Wash DC on July 25th
  • Jul 15 NJ Nets Derrek Coleman accused of rape in Detroit
  • Jul 15 Sonia O'Sullivan runs 3K (8:21.64)
  • Jul 15 Hundreds of thousands of Hutus flee to Zaire in the Congo near the end of the Rwandan Genocide
  • Jul 16 "Sisters Rosensweig" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 556 performances
  • Jul 16 1st parts of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hits Jupiter (until July 22nd)
  • Jul 16 3 tenors-Placid Domingo, Luciano Parvoti, Jose Carreras, perform in LA
  • Jul 16 Baseball Night in America premieres (no Saturday day games)
  • Jul 16 Comet Shoemaker-Levy 1st collides with Jupiter (collisions continue until 22 July)
  • Jul 16 Shreveport Pirates 1st CFL home game (vs Toronto Argonauts)
  • Jul 16 Spanish fishing boats sink a French fishing boat over fishing rights
  • Jul 16 FIFA World Cup: Sweden shuts out Bulgaria 4-0, to finish 3rd in the World Cup

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 17 123rd British Golf Open: Nick Price shoots a 268 at Turnberry Scotland

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Price
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Price
  • Jul 17 Beth Daniel wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Jul 17 FIFA World Cup: Brazil beats Italy 3-2 on penalties, in football's 15th World Cup in Pasadena
  • Jul 17 French youngster (4) becomes Buddhist Lama Tulkou Kalou Rinpoche

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 17 Hulk Hogan beats Ric Flair to win WCW wrestling championship

WWF Wrestler Hulk Hogan
WWF Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
  • Jul 18 Bomb attack on Jewish center AMIA in Buenos Aires, 86 killed
  • Jul 18 Comet Shoemaker-Levy's largest collision with Jupiter leaves black spot 12,000 km across
  • Jul 18 Court upholds NBA salary cap and draft rights
  • Jul 18 Crayola announces introduction of scented crayons
  • Jul 18 Houston Astros tie NL comeback record, trailing 10-0, beat Cards 15-12
  • Jul 18 NY Jets sign USA soccer goalkeeper Tony Miola as a place kicker
  • Jul 19 1st game ever cancelled at Seattle Kingdome (falling tiles)
  • Jul 19 Bomb explosion in Alas Airlines at Colon Panama, 21 killed
  • Jul 19 Leonid Kvetjsma sworn in as Ukraine president
  • Jul 20 Major parts of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter (July 16th-22nd)
  • Jul 20 OJ Simpson offers $500,000 reward for evidence of ex-wife's klller
  • Jul 21 Tony Blair is declared the winner of the leadership election of the British Labour Party, paving the way for him to become Prime Minister in 1997.
  • Jul 22 23rd & last part of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter (since July 16th)
  • Jul 22 Doc Gooden admitted to Betty Ford Center
  • Jul 22 Mariners play Red Sox as home team at Fenway, as Kingdome is repaired
  • Jul 22 Military coup in Gambia: Pres Dawda Jawara flees
  • Jul 22 OJ Simpson pleads "Absolutely 100% Not Guilty" of murder
  • Jul 22 William Sigei runs world record 10k (26:52.53)
  • Jul 23 All 40,000 ceiling tiles in Kingdome must be replaced
  • Jul 23 Amy Osmond of Utah, 17, crowned America's Junior Miss
  • Jul 23 Dancer Gene Kelly suffers a mild stroke
  • Jul 23 Don Mattingly becomes 6th NY Yankee to get 2,000 hits
  • Jul 23 Goodwill Games open in St Petersburg
  • Jul 23 Longest baseball rain delay (3:39) as Giants beat Mets 4-2 in NYC
  • Jul 23 Space shuttle STS-65: Columbia 17, lands after record 14 days 55 mins
  • Jul 24 32nd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 24 49th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Jul 24 Asociación de Estados del Caribe (AEC) forms
  • Jul 24 Bodo kills 37 Muslims in Bashbari NE India
  • Jul 24 81st Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
  • Jul 25 Jordan & Israeli end 46 year state of war (Wash DC)
  • Jul 26 Cambodia's Red Khmer surprise attack on train, kills 13
  • Jul 26 Turkish air force bombs Kurds, struggle in Iraq, 70 killed
  • Jul 28 Baseball players decide to strike on Aug 12, 1994
  • Jul 28 Last steel beam is placed on Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Jul 28 Texas Ranger Kenny Rogers pitches baseball's 14th perfect game
  • Jul 29 200,000 Muslims demand the death of feminist writer Taslima Nasrin in Bangladesh
  • Jul 29 Corrupt Italian ex-premier Craxi gets 8½ year jail sentenced
  • Jul 29 H Emans Arubaanse Peoples Party wins parliamentary election
  • Jul 29 India army kills 27 Muslim militants
  • Jul 29 Jesse Timmedequas, rapes & murders Megan Kanka, 7 (Megan's Law)
  • Jul 29 Parliamentary election in Aruba
  • Jul 30 Record 103.8°F (39.9°C) in Preschen Lausitz Germany
  • Jul 31 102.7°F (39.3°C) in Pleschen, East-Germany
  • Jul 31 28th Curtis Cup: Draw, 9-9
  • Jul 31 Arcen Limburg averages 71.6°F (22.0°C) in July: record
  • Jul 31 Helen Alfredss wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship
  • Jul 31 Netherlands' warmest July since 1783 - average 21.4°C
  • Jul 31 Phil Rizzuto (Yanks) & Steve Carlton (Phils) enter the Hall of Fame
  • Jul 31 Sergei Bubka ploe vaults his 35th world record (6.14 m)
  • Jul 31 Stockholm averages 21.5°C; the warmest July since 1855
  • Jul 31 UN votes 12-0 (2 abstentions) to authorize use of force against Haiti
  • Aug 1 99.9°F (37.7°C) in Berlin-Dahlem: record
  • Aug 1 The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour
  • Aug 1 Train crash in Havana Cuba, 6 killed
  • Aug 2 Congressional hearings begin on White Water
  • Aug 2 Explosion in lead/zinc mine in Guangxi China, 120+ killed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 2 NY Supreme Court refuses Howard Stern's non financial disclosure

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Aug 2 Noureddine Morceli runs world record 3000m (7:25.11)
  • Aug 3 102.4°F (39.1°C) in Tokyo Japan: record
  • Aug 3 1st Jordanian plane to fly over Israeli airspace (King Hussein pilot)
  • Aug 4 Dwingeloo 1, near milky way system, discovered
  • Aug 4 Howard Stern drops out of NY gubernatorial race
  • Aug 4 Truck carrying millions of bees overturns on NY parkway
  • Aug 4 27th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hyatt Regency
  • Aug 5 Antonov-12 crashes at Boda, Eastern Siberia, 47 killed
  • Aug 5 Rocker Billy Idol admitted to the hospital after drug overdose
  • Aug 6 Algerian Muslim fundamentalists threaten school/Universities
  • Aug 7 "Hedda Gabler" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 33 performances
  • Aug 7 1st telephone link between Israel & Jordan
  • Aug 7 Carolyn Hill wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mountain
  • Aug 7 Ernesto Samper sworn in as president of Colombia
  • Aug 9 Phil Rizzuto Hall of Fame Night
  • Aug 9 Stanley Betrian put in charge of Curacao
  • Aug 10 Last British troops leave Hong Kong (been there since Sept 1841)
  • Aug 11 Joao B "Nino" Vieira elected President of Guinee-Bissau
  • Aug 12 1st NFL game on Fox network (exhibition - SF vs Denver)
  • Aug 12 Members of the Major League Baseball Players Association strike
  • Aug 12 Panic in church of Brazzaville: 142 killed
  • Aug 12 Stephen G Breyer, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
  • Aug 13 Train crash in Tbilisi, Georgia, 24 killed
  • Aug 14 76th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 269 at Southern Hills Tulsa
  • Aug 14 Doc Gooden leaves Betty Ford Center
  • Aug 14 Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open
  • Aug 14 Maggie Will wins Children's Medical Center LPGA Golf Classic
  • Aug 14 Space telescope Hubble photographs Uranus with rings
  • Aug 14 Terrorist "Carlos" arrested in Khartoum, Sudan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 15 South African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Aug 15 Terrorist Carlos the Jackal, captured in Khartoum Sudan
  • Aug 16 Chandrika Kumaratungo's party wins Sri Lanka elections
  • Aug 16 Shauna Gambill, 17, of California, crowned 12th Miss Teen USA
  • Aug 17 King Letsie II of Lesotho dismisses premier Ntsu Mokhehle
  • Aug 17 NY Central park reservoir officially named after Jackie Kennedy Onasis
  • Aug 18 5.6 earthquake in Algeria, kills 171
  • Aug 18 15th Commonwealth Games open in Victoria, Canada
  • Aug 20 109.8°F (43.2°C) in Cordoba Spain
  • Aug 20 Archbishop Quarracino wants all homosexuals to leave Argentina
  • Aug 20 Ferry boat sinks at Chandpur Bangladesh, 300-350 killed
  • Aug 20 Vuyani Bungu, the South African junior featherweight, wins the IBF World Boxing Title
  • Aug 21 -23] Typhoon Fred ravages Chinese county Zhejiang, 700+ killed
  • Aug 21 Ernesto Zedillo wins Mexican presidential election
  • Aug 21 Jane Geddes wins LPGA Chicago Golf Challenge
  • Aug 21 Royal Air Maroc ATR-42 crash down at Agadir, 44 killed
  • Aug 21 The last French troops pull out of Rwanda, ending their highly controversial mission there
  • Aug 22 DNA testing links OJ Simpson to murder of Nicole Simpson & Ron Goldman
  • Aug 22 Wim Cook government forms in Netherlands
  • Aug 24 Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m free style (14:41.66)
  • Aug 24 Kieren Perkins swims world record 800m free style (7:46.00)
  • Aug 24 Israel & PLO initialed accord giving autonomy to Palestinians in West Bank in education, health, taxation, social welfare & tourism
  • Aug 27 "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" closes at R Rodgers NYC after 320 performances
  • Aug 28 1st Japanese gay pride parade
  • Aug 28 22nd du Maurier Golf Classic: Martha Nause

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 28 94th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
  • Aug 28 15th Commonwealth Games close in Victoria, Canada
  • Aug 30 Gund Arena in Cleve opens
  • Aug 30 Largest US Tennis Open single session (total) 23,618
  • Aug 31 Last Russian soldiers leave Estonia & Latvia
  • Aug 31 Sinn Fein proclaims ceasefire in Northern Ireland
  • Aug 31 Pentium computer beats world chess champ Gari Kasparov
  • Aug 31 The Provisional Irish Republican Army declares a ceasefire
  • 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
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