1994 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 300 of 603

  • Apr 21 Serbian army bombs distress clinic in Goradze Bosnia, 28 killed
  • Apr 21 The first discoveries of extrasolar planets are announced by astronomer Alexander Wolszczan.
  • Apr 22 7,000 Tutsi's slaughtered by Hutu in the stadium at Kibuye, Rwanda
  • Apr 22 Borge Ousland reaches North pole
  • Apr 22 In Denmark the largest lollipop, weighing 3,011 pounds, made
  • Apr 22 Schelto Patijn appointed mayor of Amsterdam
  • Apr 23 Army shoots to death 23-40 fishermen in Gonaives, Haiti
  • Apr 23 General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Norm Duke

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Apr 23 Libertarian party nominates Howard Stern for Governor of NY

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Apr 24 Armando Calderon Sol wins El Salvador presidential election
  • Apr 24 Bomb attack in center of Johannesburg, 9 killed
  • Apr 25 14" of snow in Southern Calif
  • Apr 25 Bomb attack on taxi stand in Johannesburg, 10 killed
  • Apr 25 Fishing boat with school children capsize at Lanaka Syria, 46 killed
  • Apr 25 King Azlan Shah of Malaysia resigns
  • Apr 25 Mexican businessman & billionaire Angel Losada kidnapped
  • Apr 25 Tsutomu Hata elected premier of Japan
  • Apr 26 26.9°C in Prestebakke Norway (Norwegian April high temp record)
  • Apr 26 Taiwan Airbus A-300 crashes at Nagoya Japan, 262 killed
  • Apr 26 1st multi-racial election in South Africa begins [3 days] Dr Nomaza Paintin in NZ is 1st black South African to vote
  • Apr 26 Physicists announce first evidence of the top quark subatomic particle.
  • Apr 27 29.0°C in Genevad, Sweden (Swedish April high temperature record)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 27 Former US President Richard Nixon buried in Nixon Library in California

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Apr 28 1st multi-racial election in South Africa ends [3 days]

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 28 Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer & wife Rosario plead guilty to spying

Soviet Union Spy Aldrich Ames
Soviet Union Spy
Aldrich Ames
  • Apr 28 Freddy Thielemans sworn in as mayor of Brussels Belgium
  • Apr 29 Ferry boat smashes into Mombasa Harbor Kenya, kills over 300
  • Apr 29 Israel & PLO sign economic accord
  • May 1 -3] Tornado & hail storms hit Jiangxi China, 95 killed
  • May 2 Bus crashes into a tree at Gdansk Poland, 32 killed
  • May 2 Dr Kervokian found innocent on assisting suicides
  • May 2 Michael Bolton found plagurized Isley Bros "Love is Wonderful Thing"
  • May 3 D66/Dutch Liberal Party win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election
  • May 5 Labour beats Conservatives in British local elections
  • May 5 North-Yemen air force bombs Aden South Yemen
  • May 6 Channel tunnel linking England & France officially opens
  • May 6 US House of Representatives passes the Federal Assault Weapons Ban

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

May 6 Nelson Mandela and the ANC, finally confirmed winners in South Africa's first post apartheid election

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 7 Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream" is recovered 3 months after it was stolen

Painter and Print Maker Edvard Munch
Painter and Print Maker
Edvard Munch
  • May 8 500th commentary by Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes
  • May 8 Ernesto Perez Balladares elected president of Panama
  • May 8 Jose Maria Figueres becomes president of Costa Rica

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 8 President Clinton announces US will no longer repatriate boat people

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • May 8 Erling Kagge becomes the first person to complete the Three Poles Challenge.
  • May 9 Mass murderer Joel Rifkind found guilty in NY
  • May 10 Nelson Mandela sworn in as South Africa's 1st black president
  • May 10 Silvio Berlusconi forms Italian government with 5 neo-fascists
  • May 11 "Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult" released in France
  • May 11 6 white racists sentenced to death in South Africa
  • May 12 WIBC Bowling Queens won by Anne Marie Duggan
  • May 13 Indians begin a 18 home game home win streak at Jacobs Field
  • May 14 Dave Winfield passes Frank Robinson for 12th on RBI list with 1,617
  • May 16 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Orlando FL on WTKS 104.1 FM
  • May 16 Jacqueline Onassis admitted to hospital for cancer treatment
  • May 16 Joaquín Balaguer (86) elected President of Dominican Republic
  • May 17 Bakili Muluzi's UDF wins Malawi presidents/parliamentary election
  • May 18 Israel withdraws from the Gaza Strip
  • May 18 Tropical Butterfly Garden at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens
  • May 19 Omar Sharif suffers a mild heart attack
  • May 20 Bobcat Goldthwait charged with misdemeanors for fire on Tonight Show
  • May 21 South Yemen secedes from Yemen
  • May 23 270 pilgrims die in the bustle round Mina, Saudi-Arabia
  • May 23 Roman Herzog elected President of Germany
  • May 25 Emmy 21st Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci not nominated
  • May 27 Alexander Solzhenitsyn returned to Russia after 20 years in exile
  • May 27 Final broadcast of Arsenio Hall talk show
  • May 27 Larry King ended his radio show
  • May 28 Twin's Dave Winfield passes Rod Carew into 15th hit list (3,054)
  • May 29 Great iceball comet seen above North Sea
  • May 29 Hungary's Socialist Party wins parliamentary election
  • Jun 1 FX Channel, Cable Network, debuts
  • Jun 1 Gen H Norman Schwarzkopf released from hospital after prostate surgery
  • Jun 2 67th National Spelling Bee: Ned Andrews wins spelling antediluvian
  • Jun 2 Chinook helicopter crashes in North Scotland (29 killed)
  • Jun 2 Sharon Stone files $12m lawsuit against her jeweler
  • Jun 3 5.9 earthquake/floods SE Java (150+ killed)
  • Jun 3 WIIZ (98.7) FM goes off the air
  • Jun 4 Haile Gebre Selassie runs world record 5 km (12:56.96)
  • Jun 5 7th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
  • Jun 6 6.0 earthquake/avalanche destroys Toez Colombia (about 1000 killed)
  • Jun 6 Brian Lara scores 501 not out for Warwickshire vs Durham
  • Jun 6 CD-councillor H Selhorst arrested for hard-drugs trade
  • Jun 6 Tupolev-154M crashes at Xian China, 160 killed
  • Jun 6 Warwickshire score 4 for 810 declared against Durham
  • Jun 8 7.8 earthquake strikes North Bolivia
  • Jun 8 Mass murderer Joe Rifkind sentenced to 27 years
  • Jun 9 "Hudsucker Proxy" premieres in Germany
  • Jun 9 5.6 earthquake strikes southern Mexico
  • Jun 9 Angolan plane bombs school in Waku Kungo (89 killed)
  • Jun 10 Biggest European clock ever (9100 kg/(237) 2.5 m) at Aarle-Rixtel
  • Jun 10 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Jun 11 "Meet The Flintstones" by The BC 52's peaks to #33
  • Jun 11 Drunken police officer shoots 7 people dead in Falun, Sweden
  • Jun 11 Moshood Abiola becomes President of Nigeria
  • Jun 11 Cbox is 39'115 long, 20'85 wide, & 8' high in Jacksonville, Fl Largest popcorn container is 6,619.76 cubic feet full of popped corn

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 12 -17] Pope John Paul II visits Spain

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Jun 12 48th Tony Awards: Angels in America: Perestroika & Passion win
  • Jun 12 Cab Calloway suffered massive stroke at his home in White Plaines NY
  • Jun 13 Don Mattingly plays 1st base 1,469 game for Yankees (2nd most)
  • Jun 13 A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, blames recklessness by Exxon and Captain Joseph Hazelwood for the Exxon Valdez disaster, allowing victims of the oil spill to seek $15 billion in damages.

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Deaths in History

Deaths 201 - 300 of 625

  • May 11 Alfred James Broomhall, methodist Missionary, dies at 82
  • May 11 Lewis B Puller, US writer (Pulitzer 1992), commits suicide at 48
  • May 11 Timothy Carey, dies of stroke at 64
  • May 12 Alfred Lane Beit, connoisseur, dies at 91
  • May 12 David Brooks, psychologist, dies at 91
  • May 12 John Smith, British Labour Party chairman (1992-94), dies at 55
  • May 12 Erik Erikson, American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst who coined the phrase "identity crisis", dies at 91
  • May 13 Arthur Basil Cotle, medievalist, dies at 77
  • May 15 [Henry] John Baker, resistance fighter/journalist (Slogan), dies at 79
  • May 16 Barbara Jean Jones, fictional character on General Hospital, dies at 7
  • May 17 Willian Noel Moffet, architect, dies at 82
  • May 19 Henry Morgan, TV panalist (To Tell the Truth), dies of cancer at 74

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 19 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American 1st lady (1961-63), dies of cancer at 64

  • May 19 Jacques Cesar Ellul, writer, dies at 82
  • May 20 Dallas Pratt, collector, dies at 79
  • May 20 Vivien John, English painter and daughter of Augustus John, dies at 79
  • May 21 Cliff Wilson, snooker player, dies at 60
  • May 21 Forsyth Hardy, documentary film pioneer, dies at 84
  • May 21 Giovanni Goria, PM of Italy (1987-88), dies
  • May 21 John Henry Weidner, Dutch/US resistance fighter, dies at 81
  • May 22 Frederick Hemming McClintock, criminologist, dies at 68
  • May 22 Mitacq, [Michel Tacq], Belgium comic strip artist (Beaver Patrol), dies
  • May 23 Carl Althoff, German circus director, dies at 82
  • May 24 Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Bird House), dies at 48
  • May 24 John Barrington Wain, author, dies at 69
  • May 24 Yehuda Mor-Mirkovsky, Israeli kibbutz-founder, dies at 96
  • May 26 George Wildman Ball, under minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84
  • May 27 Norman Cook, British museum curator, dies at 87
  • May 27 Theo Swagemakers, portrait painter, dies at 95
  • May 28 Rita Gillespie, tV Director, dies at 65
  • May 29 Erich Honecker, German politician, Head of State of East Germany (1971-89), dies in Chile at 81
  • May 29 Harry Levin, literary Scholar, dies at 81
  • May 29 Joseph Janni, producer, dies at 78
  • May 30 Ezra Taft Benson, 13th head of Mormon Church and US Secretary of Agriculture, dies at 94
  • May 30 Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar, dies at 58
  • May 30 Juan Carlos Onetti, Uruguayan writer (La vida breve), dies at 85
  • May 30 Marcel Bich, Italian/French baron/pen manufacturer (Bic), dies at 79
  • Jun 1 Juan J H Rovira, Spanish general, murdered
  • Jun 1 Willem C L "Wim" van der Grinten, lawyer/KVP-politician, dies at 80
  • Jun 2 David Stove, Australian philosopher (b. 1927)
  • Jun 3 Parmeso Emekrasha, buddhist Monk, dies
  • Jun 3 Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist, dies at 89
  • Jun 4 Earle Warren, alto Sax Player, dies at 79
  • Jun 4 Roberto Burle Marx, landscape gardener, dies at 84
  • Jun 4 Thomas Stuart Willan, historian, dies at 84
  • Jun 4 Toto Bissainthe, voodoo poet, dies at 59
  • Jun 5 Ish Kabbible, [Merwyn A Bogue], cornetist (Kay Kyser), dies at 86
  • Jun 5 Thomas Millar, historian, dies at 67
  • Jun 6 John Slot, mayor of Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede, dies
  • Jun 7 Joseph Ruzindana, Rwandian bishop of Bjumba, murdered
  • Jun 7 Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist, dies at 42
  • Jun 7 Vincent Nsengijumva, Rwandan archbishop of Kigali, murdered
  • Jun 9 Angela Lakeberg, American siamese twin, dies at 11 months
  • Jun 9 Dhirendra Bhramachari, [Flying Swami], hindu leader, dies at 70
  • Jun 9 Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist (Plan of Labor, Nobel 1969), dies at 91
  • Jun 9 Lloyd Lindroth, the Liberace of the Harp, dies at 63
  • Jun 10 Edward Kienholz, US sculptor (Back seat of a '38 Dodge), dies at 66
  • Jun 10 Mary Maxwell Gates, philanthropist/mother of Bill Gates, dies at 64
  • Jun 11 Jack Hannah, animator, dies at 90
  • Jun 11 Kitty Rosalind Muggeridge, author, dies at 90
  • Jun 12 Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher leader (1950-94), dies at 92
  • Jun 12 Nicole Brown Simpson, German-American ex-wife of O.J. Simpson, murdered at 35
  • Jun 12 Otto Roesch, paleontologist, dies at 93
  • Jun 12 Ron Goldman, waiter, murdered with wife of O.J. Simpson at 27
  • Jun 13 Anne Aitken, student of Zen, dies at 83
  • Jun 13 James Pollack, US room designer, dies at 55
  • Jun 14 Denys Hay, British historian, dies at 78
  • Jun 14 Marianne Kunvari, writer, dies at 81
  • Jun 14 Mark Alexander Lees, rowing Coach, dies at 38
  • Jun 14 Simon Prior, British auto maker, dies of injuries
  • Jun 15 David Lawson, executed in NC (wanted execution shown on Donahue)
  • Jun 16 Terence de Vere White, novelist/critic, dies at 82
  • Jun 18 Jack Harkness, rose grower, dies at 75
  • Jun 19 Christopher Clarkson, test Pilot, dies at 92
  • Jun 19 Jocelyn Olaf Hambro, financier, dies at 75
  • Jun 19 Ronald Batty, bookseller, dies at 82
  • Jun 20 Charlotte Auerbach, British German-born geneticist and zoologist, dies at 94
  • Jun 20 Emmanuel Timothy, Sierra Leonean journalist, dies at 70
  • Jun 20 Louis Benjamin, British showman, dies at 71
  • Jun 21 Mark Robert Isfeld, combat Engineer, dies at 31
  • Jun 23 Piet van Elk, cartoonist, dies at 74
  • Jun 23 Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker, dies at 50
  • Jun 24 Leonarda da Vinci MacLaren, founder of the LSE, dies at 83
  • Jun 25 Louis-Robert Casterman, Belgian publisher (Kuifje), dies at 74
  • Jun 25 Robert Millar, journalist, dies at 72
  • Jun 26 A "Bob" den Doolaard, author (Inn with the horseshoe), dies at 93
  • Jun 26 Ian Board, British barkeeper (Colony Room), dies at 64
  • Jun 26 Jaharna Imam, Bangladeshi writer/political activist, dies at 65
  • Jun 27 Jeremy Brooks, English writer (Jampot Smith), dies at 67
  • Jun 28 William A Henry III, critic (Time Mag), dies of heart attack at 44
  • Jun 30 Nicholas Warner, test Pilot, dies at 51
  • Jul 1 Johanna Ader-Appels, resistance fighter/author, dies
  • Jul 2 Maung Maung, premier of Burma (1988), dies at 69
  • Jul 2 Ralph C Rinzler, folklorist (Greenbriar Boys), dies at 59
  • Jul 3 Felix Kelly, New Zealand-born British artist, dies at 80
  • Jul 3 Harry Ebbeling, PC-corrector, dies at 54
  • Jul 3 Pieter Hennipman, Dutch economist, dies at 85
  • Jul 4 Arthur Berry, English artist and playwright, dies at 69
  • Jul 4 Juan Gil-Albert, Spanish poet and writer, dies at 90
  • Jul 4 Rupert Davies, English methodist scholar, dies at 84