What Happened on February 25, 1994

Historical Events

  • Israeli extremist Baruch Goldstein massacres 30 Palestinians in Hebron

Baseball Hall of Fame

New York Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

  • Peruvian Yak-40 crashes into mountain near Tingo Maria, kills 31
1994 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugenie Bouchard, Canadian tennis player (Wimbledon 2014 runner-up), born in Montreal, Quebec
Born in 1994

Famous Deaths

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

Jersey Joe WalcottJersey Joe Walcott (1914-1994)

American boxer (NYSAC, NBA, The Ring heavyweight titles 1951-52), county sheriff, and state athletic commissioner, dies at 80

  • Wladyslaw Sila-Nowicki, Polish lawyer and adviser to Solidarity labor union, dies of heart disease at 80
  • Yann Piat, French MP (FN/PR), murdered at 44

About February 25, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces

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