On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1994

Historical Events

  • Joao B "Nino" Vieira elected President of Guinee-Bissau

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Grenfell Williams, radio producer and broadcaster, dies at 60
  • Gordon Cullen, architect, dies at 80
  • Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK; 8 Seconds; Want to Live), dies when his car is struck by a train at 33

Peter Cushing

Peter Cushing, actor (Star Wars, Dr Who), dies of cancer at 81


1994 Highlights

About August 11, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo