What Happened on February 5, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Where On Earth Is Carmen San Diego," debuts on Fox TV
  • 68 killed and 200 wounded after a mortar bomb is set off in Sarajevo

Murder of Interest

Medgar Evers' murderer Byron de la Beckwith sentenced to life, in Jackson, Mississippi, 30 years after the crime

1994 History

Famous Deaths

Ben EnwonwuBen Enwonwu (1917-1994)

Nigerian painter (Portrait of Tutu), dies at 76

  • Fred de Bruyne, Flemish cyclist/gang leader (Paris-Nice), dies at 63
  • Hermann Abs, German banker to Adolf Hitler & Konrad Adenauer and director of Deutsche Bank (1938-45), dies at 92
  • Kenneth "Buddy" Scott, blues guitarist/Singer, dies at 59

About February 5, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

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