On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 15th ACE Cable Awards: Michael Fuchs wins the Golden CableACE for outstanding achievements in advancing the development of cable programming
  • Dallas Mavericks drop a 104-87 decision to the San Antonio Spurs at Reunion Arena to set an unwanted NBA record with their 17th consecutive home defeat; break mark of 16 set by Orlando in 1990
  • Hague motorist with .51% alcohol in blood, breaks Dutch record (.47%)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lawrence Taylor announces his retirement from the NFL

Hall of Fame American Football Player Lawrence Taylor
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Lawrence Taylor
  • Queen Elizabeth falls off her horse & breaks her left wrist

Famous Deaths

  • Gyorgy Cziffra, Hungarian/French pianist (Chopin/Liszt), dies at 72
  • Harry Nilsson, American singer-songwriter and rock vocalist (Everybody's Talkin', Midnight Cowboy), dies of a heart attack at 52
  • Philippe Brun, French jazz trumpeter, dies at 85