What Happened on December 23, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Baseball owners impose salary cap, fiercely opposed by players

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fearing arrest by the FBI, Whitey Bulger flees Boston, and successfully hides from law enforcement for the next 16 years

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Whitey Bulger

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Shirley, jazz arranger, dies at 74
  • Didier Rocher, son of French cosmetic maker Yves Rocher, dies at 41
  • Nora Dunfee, American actress (Forrest Gump, Lorenzo's Oil), dies at 78
  • Nora Dunfree, US actress (Grass Harp), dies at 78
  • Sebastian Shaw, British actor, director, playwright and poet (High Season, Ace of Spades, Caste), dies of natural causes at 89