On This Day

What Happened in July 1994 (Part 2)

Historical Events

  • Jul 29 American minister and anti-abortionist Paul Jennings Hill murders Dr. John Britton and Britton's bodyguard, retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel James Barrett, outside of an abortion clinic in Pensacola, Florida
  • Jul 30 Record 103.8°F (39.9°C) in Preschen Lausitz Germany
  • Jul 31 102.7°F (39.3°C) in Pleschen, East-Germany
  • Jul 31 28th Curtis Cup Women's Golf, The Honors Course: US and GB & Ireland draw, 9-9
  • Jul 31 Arcen Limburg averages 71.6°F (22.0°C) in July: record
  • Jul 31 Netherlands' warmest July since 1783 - average 21.4°C

Hall of Fame

Jul 31 Baseball Hall of Fame inducts New York Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton

  • Jul 31 Sergei Bubka ploe vaults his 35th world record (6.14 m)
  • Jul 31 Stockholm averages 21.5°C; the warmest July since 1855
  • Jul 31 UN votes 12-0 (2 abstentions) to authorize use of force against Haiti

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