On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

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
  • Phil Rizzuto (Yanks) & Steve Carlton (Phils) enter the Hall of Fame
  • 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 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