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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US figure skating champion Nancy Kerrigan is attacked by Tonya Harding's bodyguard at the US Championships in Detroit

Figure Skater Tonya Harding
Figure Skater
Tonya Harding
Figure Skater Nancy Kerrigan
Figure Skater
Nancy Kerrigan

Famous Birthdays

  • Catriona Gray, Filipino-Australian beauty queen (Miss Universe, 2018), born in Cairns, Queensland, Australia
  • 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? 27 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn