On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1994

Historical Events

  • "An Inspector Calls" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 454 performances
  • 29.0°C in Genevad, Sweden (Swedish April high temperature record)
  • 7th longest NHL game at 125 min 43 sec: Buffalo Sabres beat New Jersey Devils 1-0 on a goal by Dave Hannan

Historic Event

Former US President Richard Nixon buried in Nixon Library in California

  • Freedom Day: day 2 of South Africa's 1st multi-racial elections and day most voted - some queuing for 10 hours
  • Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (52,713 km)
  • Twins righty Scott Erickson no-hits Brewers 6-0

Famous Deaths

  • Jerome Lejeune, French physiologist, dies at 67
  • John Preston, American writer (Gay House, Big Gay Book), dies at 48
  • Lynne Frederick, English actress (Trail of Pink Panther), dies at 39
1994 Highlights

About April 27, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus