On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1994

Historical Events

  • 27th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hyatt Regency
  • Dwingeloo 1, near milky way system, discovered

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Howard Stern drops out of NY gubernatorial race

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Truck carrying millions of bees overturns on NY parkway

Famous Weddings

  • American rapper The Notorious B.I.G. (22) weds singer Faith Evans

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Spadolini, Italian historian and politician, dies at 69
  • Richard Du Cann, English lawyer and QC,, dies at 65
  • Sol Adler, economist Sinophile, dies at 85
1994 Highlights

About August 4, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo