On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1994

Historical Events

Sports History

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

PGA 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

  • 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 (Crowds and Power) and winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize for Literature, 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
1994 Highlights

About August 14, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo