On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1994

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

Gangster Whitey Bulger
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, American 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
1994 Highlights

About December 23, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn