On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1994

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dancer and actor Gene Kelly suffers a mild stroke

Actor and Dancer Gene Kelly
Actor and Dancer
Gene Kelly
  • 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 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? 26 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo