On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

Famous Deaths

  • Dixy Lee Ray, American politician (17th Governor of Washington) and 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