On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1994

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%)

Sports History

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

  • Gy├Ârgy Cziffra, Hungarian-French pianist (Chopin/Liszt), dies at 72
  • Harry Nilsson, American pop and rock singer-songwriter ("Everybody's Talkin'"; "One"; "Without You"), dies of a heart attack at 52
  • Philippe Brun, French jazz trumpeter, dies at 85
1994 Highlights

About January 15, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn