What Happened on February 20, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 3 Afghans take 70 Pakistani children hostage
  • 36th Daytona 500: Sterling Marlin wins his first NASCAR race; Neil Bonnett and Rodney Orr killed in separate practice incidents
  • Johann Olav Koss skates world record 10 km (13:30.55)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II demands juristic discrimination of homosexuals

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Deaths

  • Derek Jarman, English director (Last of England), dies at 52
  • Manuel F "Garincha" dos Santos, soccer player (Brazil), dies at 49