On This Day

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
  • STS-59 (Endeavour) launches into orbit

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 alpinist/director (Karakoram), dies at 87
  • Raouf Khayrat, Egyptian general-major, murdered
1994 Highlights

About April 9, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries