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

  • 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