On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1994

Historical Events

  • Dallas Mavericks suffer 19th straight loss at Reunion Arena, 91-87 to the Seattle SuperSonics; extends an unwanted NBA record for the most consecutive home defeats
  • Dow Jones passes 3900 (record 3,914.20)
  • Lorena Bobbitt found temporarily insane when she cut off her husband's penis

Famous Birthdays

  • Laura Robson, British tennis player (Olympics mixed doubles silver 2012), born in Melbourne, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Basel al-Assad, Syrian president Hafez al-Assad's son and chosen successor, dies in car accident at 31
1994 Highlights

About January 21, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius