On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • British Open Women's Golf, Woburn, Duke's Course: Liselotte Neumann wins by 3 strokes from fellow Swede Annika Sörenstam; first LPGA sanctioned Open
  • Doc Gooden leaves Betty Ford Center

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Southern Hills CC: Nick Price of Zimbabwe wins his 2nd PGA C'ship by 6 strokes from American Corey Pavin

Golfer Nick Price
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Nick Price
  • Space telescope Hubble photographs Uranus with rings
  • Terrorist "Carlos" arrested in Khartoum, Sudan

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Childress, American playwright, actress and writer, dies at 77
  • Bill Cowley, creator (Lyke Wake Walk), dies at 78
  • Elias Canetti, Bulgarian-British author (Life-Terms, Nobel 1981), dies at 89
  • Joan Harrison, English screenwriter and producer who often worked with Alfred Hitchcock (Rebecca, They Won't Believe Me), dies at 83
  • Patrick Meehan, Scottish petty criminal, wrongly convicted of murder, dies at 67
  • Tom Greenshields, English sculptor, dies at 79