What Happened on January 2, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" closes at Beaumont NYC after 40 performances
  • "Shakespeare after My Father" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 266 performances
  • Battles between army & rebellious indians in South Mexico, kill 57
1994 History

Famous Deaths

  • Dixy Lee Ray, American politician (17th Governor of Washington) & chairman of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), dies at 79
  • Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, French director of IMF (1963-73), dies at 81
  • Sammy Taft, Canadian businessman (coined term "hat trick"), dies at 81

About January 2, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn

Holidays: Day after New Year's Day (New Zealand), New Year Holiday (United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hero - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Twist & Shout - Chaka Demus & Pliers Ft. Jack Radics & Taxi Gang