On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1994

Historical Events

  • Four Muslim fundamentalists capture Air France pilot in Algiers

Famous Deaths

  • Buddy Ace, American Texas blues singer, dies of a heart attack 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
1994 Highlights

About December 24, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn