What Happened on February 1, 1994

Historical Events

Sports History

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
1994 History

Famous Birthdays

Harry Styles (29 years old)

British pop singer (One Direction - "What Makes You Beautiful"; solo - "Sign of the Times"), born in Redditch, England

  • Julia Garner, American Actress (Ozark), born in New York City
Born in 1994

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 character radio and screen actor (The First Nighter Program; Captain Midnight; Dragnet; Arnie), dies of lung cancer at 84

About February 1, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

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