On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1994

Historical Events

  • Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Petr Korda defeats Bernd Karbacher of Germany 6-3, 6-3 for an unassailable 2-0 lead (ends 2-1) and the Czech Republic's first title
  • South Africa beat Australia in the Sydney Test by 5 runs
  • United Express commuter plane crashes in Ohio, killing 5

Sports History

US female Figure Skating championship won by Tonya Harding

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Pratt, American jazz trombone and piano player, dies at 67
  • Lewis Boddington, aerospace Engineer, dies at 85
  • Llewellyn Rees, British theatre actor (A Fish Called Wanda, Invisible Creature), dies at 92
  • Lynn Blessing, vibes player, dies at 65
  • Phoumi Vongvichit, President of Laos (1986-91), dies
  • Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Italian actor (Cafe Express, Octopus), dies of heart failure at 52
1994 Highlights

About January 7, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn