What Happened on August 23, 1994

Historical Events

Album Release

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

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, British graphic designer (modern road signs), dies at 77
1994 Highlights

About August 23, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet