What Happened on July 29, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 200,000 Muslims demand the death of feminist writer Taslima Nasrin in Bangladesh
  • Corrupt Italian ex-premier Craxi gets 8½ year jail sentenced
  • H .Emans Arubaanse Peoples Party wins parliamentary election
  • India army kills 27 Muslim militants
  • Jesse Timmedequas rapes and murders Megan Kanka, 7 (results in Megan's Law)
  • Parliamentary election in Aruba

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Pink Floyd musician David Gilmour marries 2nd wife writer Polly Samson

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, British biochemist (B-12, Nobel 1964), dies at 78

Person of interestDorothy Hodgkin

Dorothy Hodgkin, British chemist who developed protein crystallography, 3rd woman to win a Nobel Prize (1964), dies of a stroke at 84

  • Francisco Veguillas, Spanish general, murdered at 68
  • John Bayard Britton, abortion doctor, killed by Paul Hill