On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1994

Historical Events

BeatificationPapal Visit

-17] Pope John Paul II visits Spain

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 48th Tony Awards: Angels in America: Perestroika & Passion win
  • Cab Calloway suffered massive stroke at his home in White Plaines NY
  • Moshood Abiola declares himself lawful President of Nigeria

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Astronaut Neil Armstrong (63) marries second wife Carol Held Knight

Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong
Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Collins, American actor (True Identity), voice actor (Cobra Commander-G.I. Joe) and comedian, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 44
  • Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Russian-American rabbi (head of Lubavitcher Jews), dies at 92
  • Nicole Brown Simpson, German-American ex-wife of O.J. Simpson, murdered at 35
  • Otto Roesch, paleontologist, dies at 93
  • Ron Goldman, waiter, murdered with wife of O.J. Simpson at 27
1994 Highlights

About June 12, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini