On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1994

Historical Events

  • Israeli extremist Baruch Goldstein massacres 30 Palestinians in Hebron
  • New York Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Peruvian Yak-40 crashes into mountain near Tingo Maria, kills 31

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugenie Bouchard, Canadian tennis player (Wimbledon 2014 runner-up), born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • Baruch Goldstein, physician/murderer (53 in mosque), lynched at 42
  • Hugh Tayfield, cricketer (170 wickets for South Africa in 37 Tests), dies

Person of interestJersey Joe

Jersey Joe Walcott, boxer, dies at 80

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey Joe
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jersey Joe
  • Wladyslaw Sila Lawyer Adviser to Solidarity-Nowicki, dies at 80
  • Yann Piat, French MP (FN/PR), murdered at 44
1994 Highlights

About February 25, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces