On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1994

Historical Events

  • "The Government Inspector" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • Dow-Jones hits record 3803.88
  • Ice skater Nancy Kerrigan is attacked by Tonya Harding's bodyguard

Famous Birthdays

  • Jameis Winston, American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2013, Florida State; Pro Bowl 2015, Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Bessemer, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • "Iron" Adriaan van Es, Dutch undersec of Navy (1963-72), dies at 80
  • Gerardus J Sizoo, physicist/director of Dutch Free University, dies
  • Morty the Moose, (Northern Exposure), dies at 6
  • Virginia Kelley Clinton, Mother of President Clinton, dies at 70
1994 Highlights

About January 6, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn