On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1994

Historical Events

  • 99.9°F (37.7°C) in Berlin-Dahlem: record

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Baltimore shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. becomes only the second player after Lou Gehrig to appear in 2,000 consecutive MLB games, in a 1-0 win vs Twins

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour

Drummer Charlie Watts
Charlie Watts
  • Train crash in Havana Cuba, 6 killed

Famous Deaths

  • George Dixon, American jazz trumpeter, dies at 85
  • Gerard van de Groenekan, furniture maker/designer, dies at 90
1994 Highlights

About August 1, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Civic Holiday (Canada), Summer Bank Holiday (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo