On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Government Inspector" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances
  • Jose Maria Figueres elected President of Costa Rica
  • Martti Ahtisaari elected President of Finland
  • NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 17-3; MVP: Andre Rison, Atlanta Falcons, WR

Famous Deaths

  • Gwendoline "Gwen" Watford, British actress (Present Laughter, Cleopatra, Taste the Blood of Dracula), dies from cancer at 66
  • Ignace Strasfogel, Polish/US pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 84

Person of interestJack Kirby

Jack Kirby, American cartoonist (X-Men, Spider-Man, Hulk, Capt America), dies at 76

Comic Book Artist and Writer Jack Kirby
Comic Book Artist and Writer
Jack Kirby
  • Joseph Cotten, American actor (Citizen Kane, The Third Man, Airport 77, Hearse), dies from pneumonia at 88
  • Norman Del Mar, British conductor and writer (Conducting Brahms), dies at 74
1994 Highlights

About February 6, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius