On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Sisters Rosensweig" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 556 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The Three Tenors", Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti, perform in Los Angeles, California

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
Opera Singer José Carreras
Opera Singer
José Carreras
Opera Singer and Conductor Plácido Domingo
Opera Singer and Conductor
Plácido Domingo
  • Baseball Night in America premieres (no Saturday day games)
  • Comet Shoemaker-Levy 1st collides with Jupiter (collisions continue until 22 July)
  • Shreveport Pirates lose first CFL home game, 35-34 to the Toronto Argonauts at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Spanish fishing boats sink a French fishing boat over fishing rights

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Indelicato, American singer and actor (Ugly Betty), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Weddings

  • Anna Nicole Smith (26) weds ½ billionaire J Howard Marshall II (89)

Famous Deaths

  • Julian Schwinger, American physicist (1965 Nobel Prize in Physics for quantum electrodynamics), dies at 76
  • M Vink, surgeon (1st Dutch kidney transplant), dies at 78
  • Madzy Rollin Couquerque, tennis star/international hockey, dies at 91
1994 Highlights

About July 16, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer