On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Four Muslim fundamentalists capture Air France pilot in Algiers

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Buddy Lee Land Ace, singer, dies at 57
  • John Eastburn Boswell, medievalist, dies at 47
  • John Keith Wright, English Asst Sect of State (1971-84), dies at 66
  • John Osborne, English playwright (Entertainer, Look Back in Anger, Luther, dies at 65
  • Julie Haydon, [Donella Donaldson], American actress (Scoundrel), dies at 84
  • Nathan I. Daniel, inventor (Guitars), dies at 82
  • Rossano Brazzi, Italian actor (Final Justice, South Pacific, The Barefoot Contessa), dies of a neural virus at 78