On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1994

Historical Events

  • 15th Commonwealth Games open in Victoria, Canada
  • 5.6 earthquake in Algeria, kills 171

Famous Birthdays

  • Jessie Flower [Michaela Murphy], American actress (Avatar: The Last Airbender), born in Southern Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Gottlob Frick, German opera singer, dies at 88
  • Judy Ann Scott-Fox, literary agent, dies at 56
  • Richard Laurence Millington Synge, British biochemist (Nobel 1952), dies at 79
1994 Highlights

About August 18, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo