What Happened on April 5, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Jackie Mason Politically Incorrect" opens at Golden NYC for 347 performances
  • Miami Heat beat NY Knicks ending 15 game NBA winning streak

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Victor Tchelistcheff, winemaker, dies at 92
  • Aubrey Joseph Watson Sr., bishop, dies at 65

Person of interestKurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain, grunge rocker (Nirvana), commits suicide by gun at 27 in Seattle, Washington

Rocker Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain
  • Marlon Riggs, US writer/director/producer (Ethnic notions), dies at 37
  • Roy Smeck, guitarist/banjoist, dies at 94