On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1994

Historical Events

  • 7,000 Tutsi slaughtered by Hutus in the stadium at Kibuye, Rwanda
  • Borge Ousland is the 1st person on a solo and unsupported journey to reach the North Pole
  • Ice skater Tonya Harding sues ex-husband Jeff Gillooly for $42,500
  • In Denmark the largest lollipop, weighing 3,011 pounds, made

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Michael Moorer beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer
Boxer Evander Holyfield
Evander Holyfield
  • Schelto Patijn appointed Mayor of Amsterdam

Famous Deaths

  • Denis Pitts, English journalist, dies at 64
  • Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American artist, dies at 89
  • Jack Bently, English trombonist, dies at 80

Person of interestRichard Nixon

Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States (1969-75), dies of a stroke at 81

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

1994 Highlights

About April 22, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus