On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Beauty & the Beast" opens at Palace Theater NYC
  • 98th Boston Marathon: Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya wins 2nd straight title in 2:07:15; Uta Pippig of Germany claims women's race in 2:21:45
  • Arsenio Hall announces he will end his show in May 1994
  • Cricketer Brian Lara hits 375 runs on 1 day for WI vs England to beat Gary Sobers' world record
  • Former President Nixon suffered a stroke & dies 4 days later
  • Lebanon drops relations with Iran
  • STS-59 (Endeavour) lands [approx]

Famous Birthdays

  • Mois├ęs Arias, American-Colombian actor (The Kings of Summer), born in NYC, New York

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Roseanne Barr Arnold files for divorce from Tom Arnold

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr

Famous Deaths

  • Ken Oosterbroek, South African press photographer, shot dead at 32