On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Irina Privalova runs world record 50m indoor (6.03 sec)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Olan Soule, American actor (My 3 Sons, Captain Midnight, Arnie), dies of lung cancer at 83