On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1994

Historical Events

  • Congressional hearings begin on White Water
  • Explosion in lead/zinc mine in Guangxi China, 120+ killed
  • Noureddine Morceli runs world record 3000m (7:25.11)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Supreme Court refuses Howard Stern's non financial disclosure

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Collier, English musician and producer (Djesse Vol. 1, 2, 3), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Freed, American character actor (Shane, Invaders From Mars), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • Bhagwatpersad Ausan, commandant Suriname military police, dies at 38
1994 Highlights

About August 2, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo