What Happened on August 17, 1994

Historical Events

  • King Letsie II of Lesotho dismisses premier Ntsu Mokhehle
  • NY Central park reservoir officially named after Jackie Kennedy Onasis

Famous Birthdays

  • Phoebe Bridgers, American singer-songwriter (Punisher), born in Newport Beach, California
Born in 1994

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Sharkey, American boxer (NYSAC, NBA and lineal heavyweight champion 1932-33), dies at 91

About August 17, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 9 months and 16 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