What Happened on April 19, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Illmatic" debut studio album by US rapper Nas is released
  • Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10km (11:25.88)
  • Inkatha ends boycott of South African multi-racial election
  • US Supreme Court outlaws excluding people from juries because of gender
1994 History

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Ferrari, English tenor and variety performer (Love Descended Like An Angel), dies at 81
  • Larry Davis, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 57
  • Louis Simmonds, British bookseller, dies at 87
  • Michael Carreras, film Director, dies at 67
  • Michel van Rooy, Dutch actor (Doctor Vlimmen, The Attack), dies at 43

About April 19, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bump N' Grind - R. Kelly
  • UK #1 Song: The Most Beautiful Girl in the World - Prince