On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Inna Lassovskaya triple-jumps ladies world record (14.61m)
  • Russian manned space craft TM-17, lands
  • The Duchess of Kent converts to Catholicism, the first member of the Royal Family to do so in more than 300 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Samir Patel, American spelling bee winner

Famous Divorces

  • Kathleen Kinmont files for divorce from Lorenzo Lamas

Famous Deaths

  • Esther Ralston, American actress (Tin Pan Alley, San Francisco Docks), dies at 91
  • Federica Montseny, anarchist/Sp minister of Health (1936), dies at 80