On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Sisters Rosensweig" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 556 performances
  • 3 tenors-Placid Domingo, Luciano Parvoti, Jose Carreras, perform in LA
  • 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

  • M Vink, surgeon (1st Dutch kidney transplant), dies at 78
  • Madzy Rollin Couquerque, tennis star/international hockey, dies at 91