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

Linus PaulingLinus Pauling (1901-1994)

American chemist, engineer and peace activist (1954 Nobel prize for Chemistry, 1962 Nobel Peace Prize), dies at 93

  • Nancy Lancaster, American British decorator (Colefax and Fowler), dies at 96
  • Robert Rozhdestvensky, Soviet poet, dies at 64
  • Walter Bartley, English biochemist, dies at 78
1994 Highlights

About August 19, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 5 months and 13 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