On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1994

Historical Events

Album Release

Jeff Buckley releases his album "Grace", featuring his cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah"

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Rousselot, French admiral (submarine commander WWII), dies at 82
  • Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Machina Mondiale), dies at 70
  • Rabah Stambouli, Algerian sociologist/politician, murdered at 65
  • Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer, dies at 77
1994 Highlights

About August 23, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo