On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1994

Historical Events

Music releaseAlbum Release

British band Oasis release their debut album "Definitely Maybe", becomes fastest-selling album ever in UK

Musician Noel Gallagher
Noel Gallagher

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Ernest Mourant, British hematologist, dies at 90
  • Jean-Marie Vincent, Haitian Catholic priest, shot dead
  • Marea Hartman, English athletics administrator who integrated women's sports, dies at 74
  • Michael Peters, American choreographer and dancer (Dreamgirls; Michael Jackson) dies of complications from AIDS at 46
  • Phillip Gilmore, American actor (Malcolm X), dies at 38
  • Tushar Kanti Ghosh, Indian journalist and world's oldest and longest serving newspaper editor, dies at 93
1994 Highlights

About August 29, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo