On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1994

Historical Events

  • 1st NFL game on Fox network (exhibition - SF vs Denver)
  • Members of the Major League Baseball Players Association go on strike leading to cancellation of World Series for only the second time in MLB history (1904); labour dispute
  • Panic in church of Brazzaville: 142 killed
  • Stephen G Breyer, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Cherico, American jazz bassist, dies at 59
  • Manfred Salzgeber, German film distributor/publicist, dies at about 51
1994 Highlights

About August 12, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo