On This Day

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
  • 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
  • KLM Saab 340B crashes at Schiphol, 3 killed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Dodger Darryl Strawberry begins substance abuse treatment

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Largest Opening Day crowd at Yankee Stadium, 56,706
  • Netscape Communications founded as Mosaic Communications

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tony Curtis undergoes heart-bypass surgery

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Olga Lowina, Dutch yodeler (Edelweisskapel), dies at 69
  • Virginia "Ginny" Simms, American actress and singer (Night and Day, Kay Kyser Band), dies of a heart attack at 78
1994 Highlights

About April 4, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries