On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Frankie Randall beats Mexican boxing legend Julio César Chávez by split decision to win WBC super lightweight title at MGM Grand, Las Vegas; Chavez's 1st knockdown of career in 11th and 1st loss in 91 pro fights

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actor Bill Murray (43) divorces Margaret Kelly after 13 years of marriage

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray

Famous Deaths

  • Jevgeni P Leonov, Russian actor (Gori, Moja Zvezda), dies at 67
  • Nick Cravat [Nicholas Cuccia], American actor (Gremlin-Twilight Zone), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • Ulrike Maier, olympic skier, breaks neck during world cup skiing at 26