What Happened on April 7, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Medea" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 82 performances
  • 1st night game at Cleveland's Jacobs Field, Indians 6 Seattle 2
  • NY Yankees beat Texas Rangers 18-6
  • Singer Percy Sledge pleads guilty to tax evasion
  • Vatican acknowledges Holocaust (Nazis killing Jews) for 1st time

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Shannen Doherty files for divorce from Ashley Hamilton

Famous Deaths

  • Agathe Uwilingiyimana, Prime Minister of Rwanda (1993-94) and one of the 1st female political figures in Africa, assassinated by the presidential guard in the opening stages of the Rwandan Genocide at 40
  • Albert Gu├░mundsson, Icelandic footballer and politician (b. 1923)
  • Angelus Gottfried "Golo" Mann, German/US historian, dies at 85
  • Arthur Gordon Clough, journalist, dies at 59
  • Evert Hartman, Dutch writer (War Without Friends), dies at 56
  • Francois de Grossouvre, President Mitterrand advisor, suicide at 76
  • Lee Brilleaux, British R&B-singer/guitarist (Dr Feelgood), dies of lymphoma at 41