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
1994 History

Famous Deaths

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

About August 12, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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