What Happened on August 1, 1994

Historical Events

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

Sports History

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

Music History

The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour

  • 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? 28 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stay (I Missed You) (From "Reality Bites") - Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
  • UK #1 Song: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet