What Happened on April 4, 1994

Historical Events

  • 1st game played at Jacobs Field, Indians beat Mariners 4-3 in 11 inn
  • 56th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Arkansas beats Duke, 76-72; Razorbacks' first title in first title game

Film & TV History

American actor Tony Curtis (68) undergoes heart-bypass surgery

  • KLM Saab 340B crashes at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3 killed

Sports History

LA Dodger Darryl Strawberry begins substance abuse treatment

  • Largest Opening Day crowd at Yankee Stadium, 56,706
  • MLB Chicago Cubs Karl "Tuffy" Rhodes, hit 3 HRs in 1993 hits 3 HRs on Opening Day vs Mets starter Dwight "Doc" Gooden at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • Netscape Communications founded as Mosaic Communications
1994 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Risako Sugaya, Japanese pop singer (Berryz Kobo), born in Kanagawa, Japan
Born in 1994

Famous Deaths

  • (Virginia) "Ginny" Simms, American singer (Kay Kyser Band), actress (Night and Day), and radio star, dies of a heart attack at 80 [1]
  • Olga Lowina, Dutch yodeler (Edelweisskapel), dies at 69

About April 4, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Holidays: Easter Monday (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bump N' Grind - R. Kelly
  • UK #1 Song: Everything Changes - Take That