On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1994

Historical Events

  • 11,000th HR in NY Yankees history (Matt Nokes)
  • Russian spacecraft Soyuz TM-18 lands after successful trip to Mir spacestation
  • Sonia O'Sullivan runs world record 2k (5:25.36)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Mosienko, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (fastest hat trick in NHL history, 21 seconds 1952; 5-time All Star), dies at 72
  • Cornelius Boyson, American blues bassist, dies at 57
  • Sabby Lewis, American jazz pianist and arranger, dies at 79
1994 Highlights

About July 9, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer