On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday

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 Lawrence Millington Synge, chromatographer, dies at 79