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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

MLB 1st Baseman Don Mattingly
MLB 1st Baseman
Don Mattingly
  • 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? 27 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo