On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1994

Historical Events

  • 102.7°F (39.3°C) in Pleschen, East-Germany
  • 28th Curtis Cup Women's Golf, The Honors Course: US and GB & Ireland draw, 9-9
  • Arcen Limburg averages 71.6°F (22.0°C) in July: record
  • Netherlands' warmest July since 1783 - average 21.4°C

Hall of fameHall of Fame

New York Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Pitcher Steve Carlton
Baseball Pitcher
Steve Carlton
Sportscaster and MLB Shortstop Phil Rizzuto
Sportscaster and MLB Shortstop
Phil Rizzuto
  • Sergei Bubka ploe vaults his 35th world record (6.14 m)
  • Stockholm averages 21.5°C; the warmest July since 1855
  • UN votes 12-0 (2 abstentions) to authorize use of force against Haiti

Famous Birthdays

  • Lil Uzi Vert [Symere Woods], American rapper and songwriter (Love Is Rage 2; Eternal Atake), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Shelton, British singer (Glenn Miller Band), dies at 66
  • Caitlin Thomas, dies
  • G de Ru, chairman of Dutch Reformed Synode, dies
  • Pieter C Buitendijk, co-founder (Free Netherlands), dies at 92
1994 Highlights

About July 31, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo