On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1994

Famous Deaths

  • John George Hughes, British academic and 9th bishop of Kensington (1987-1994), dies at 59
  • Ladislav Fuks, Czech writer, dies at 70

Person of interestLinus Pauling

Linus Pauling, Nobel prize scientist (Vitamin C advocate), dies at 93

Chemist & Peace Activist Linus Pauling
Chemist & Peace Activist
Linus Pauling
  • Nancy Keene Lancaster, US/British architect (Binnen House), dies at 96
  • Robert Rozhdestvensky, Soviet poet, dies at 64
  • Walter Bartley, biochemist, dies at 78
1994 Highlights

About August 19, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo