What Happened on April 9, 1994

Historical Events

  • 147th Grand National: Jockey Richard Dunwoody wins his second GN aboard Irish 16/1 shot Miinnehoma by 1ΒΌ lengths from Just So
  • BPAA US Open by Justin Hromek

Music Concert

Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Whitney Houston, Luciano Pavarotti, Aaron Neville, Tammy Wynette, Branford Marsalis, and Larry Adler

  • STS-59 (Endeavour) launches into orbit
1994 History

Famous Weddings

  • Singer Wayne Newton (52) weds attorney Kathleen McCrone (30)

Famous Deaths

  • Cor van Dis jr. [Cornelis Nicolas van Dis jr.], Dutch politician (1971-94), dies at 71
  • Keith Watson, British comic strip artist (Dan Dare), dies at 59
  • Marcel Ichac, French director (Karakoram) and alpinist, dies at 87
  • Raouf Khayrat, Egyptian general-major, murdered

About April 9, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

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