On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1994

Historical Events

Historic Event

South African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning

  • Terrorist Carlos the Jackal, captured in Khartoum Sudan

Famous Deaths

  • Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80
  • Simon R Naoli, Tanzanian marathoner, dies in an accident at 28
  • Wout Wagtmans, cyclist (Rome-Naples-Rome 1957), dies at 64
1994 Highlights

About August 15, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo