What Happened on July 23, 1994

Historical Events

  • All 40,000 ceiling tiles in Kingdome must be replaced

Music History

American dancer, actor, and director Gene Kelly suffers a mild stroke

  • Amy Osmond of Utah, 17, crowned America's Junior Miss
  • British Senior Open Men's Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: American Tom Wargo wins by 2 strokes from Bob Charles and Doug Dalziel

Sports History

Don Mattingly becomes 6th NY Yankee to get 2,000 hits

  • Goodwill Games open in St Petersburg
  • Longest baseball rain delay (3:39) as Giants beat Mets 4-2 in NYC
  • Space shuttle STS-65: Columbia 17, lands after record 14 days 55 mins

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelvin Harrison Jr., American actor (Cyrano), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Aad Ivens, Dutch checkers player, dies at 80
  • Hans J. Salter, Austrian-American film composer (The Wolf Man; Christmas Holiday; This Love Of Ours), dies at 98
  • Henry William Collins, English artist, dies at 84
1994 Highlights

About July 23, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Swear - All-4-One
  • UK #1 Song: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet