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

Contract of Interest

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)

1994 History

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Hopkins Aitken, American Zen Buddhist and co-founder of Diamond Sangha, dies at 83
  • Igor Youskevitch, Russian-Ukrainian ballet dancer, dies at 82
  • James Pollack, US room designer, dies at 55

About June 13, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Swear - All-4-One
  • UK #1 Song: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet