On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1994

Historical Events

  • A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, blames recklessness by Exxon and Captain Joseph Hazelwood for the Exxon Valdez disaster, allowing victims of the oil spill to seek $15 billion in damages
  • Chicago Cub 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg, retires due to poor play, he forfeits $15.7 million of his $25 million contract

Sports History

Don Mattingly plays 1st base 1,469 game for Yankees (2nd most)

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Aitken, student of Zen, dies at 83
  • Igor Youskevitch, Russian-Ukrainian ballet dancer, dies at 82
  • James Pollack, US room designer, dies at 55
1994 Highlights

About June 13, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini