On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1994

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jeff Gillooly pleads guilty for his part in attack on American Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan; plea bargain, confesses to racketeering in exchange for testimony implicating ex-wife Tonya Harding

Figure Skater Tonya Harding
Figure Skater
Tonya Harding
Figure Skater Nancy Kerrigan
Figure Skater
Nancy Kerrigan
  • Large meteorite falls near Kusaie, Pacific Ocean
  • South African cricket fast bowler Fanie de Villiers bravely survives 197 minutes for 30 on last day of 3rd Test against Australia in Adelaide; Proteas finally all out 129; Australia win by 191, draw series

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestHarry Styles

Harry Styles, British pop singer (One Direction), born in Redditch, England

Singer Harry Styles
Singer
Harry Styles
  • Julia Garner, American Actress (Ozark), born in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Fouad Fram al-Boustani, Lebanese historian (Rawaeaa), dies at 88
  • John Littlejohn [Funchess], American electric blues slide guitarist ("So-Called Friends"), dies of renal failure at 62
  • Olan Soule, American actor (My 3 Sons, Captain Midnight, Arnie), dies of lung cancer at 83
1994 Highlights

About February 1, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius