On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • Medgar Evers' murderer Byron De La Beckwith sentenced to life, in Jackson, Mississippi, 30 years after the crime

Famous Deaths

Person of interestBen Enwonwu

Ben Enwonwu, Nigerian painter (Portrait of Tutu), dies at 76

Artist Ben Enwonwu
Ben Enwonwu
  • 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