On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1994

Historical Events

  • Last Russian soldiers leave Estonia & Latvia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pentium computer beats world chess champ Garry Kasparov

Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist Garry Kasparov
Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist
Garry Kasparov
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army (Sinn Féin) declares a ceasefire in Northern Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Artur Balsam, Polish/US pianist, dies at 88
  • Barbara Avedon, American scriptwriter (Bewitched), dies at 69
  • Norman "Doc" Jones, bassist, dies at 68
1994 Highlights

About August 31, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo