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

Hall of Fame

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

  • Netherlands' warmest July since 1783 - average 21.4°C
  • 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
1994 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Lil Uzi Vert [Symere Woods], American rapper and songwriter (Love Is Rage 2; Eternal Atake), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Born in 1994

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Shelton, British singer (Glenn Miller Band), dies at 66
  • Caitlin Thomas (née Macnamara), British author (Leftover Life to Kill) and the wife of the poet and writer Dylan Thomas, dies at 80
  • G de Ru, chairman of Dutch Reformed Synode, dies
  • Pieter C Buitendijk, co-founder (Free Netherlands), dies at 92

About July 31, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stay (I Missed You) (From "Reality Bites") - Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
  • UK #1 Song: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet