What Happened on June 16, 1994

Historical Events

Sports History

Canadian goaltender Martin Brodeur becomes 1st New Jersey Devil to win Calder Trophy, for Rookie of the Year

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Moitessier, French sailor, vagabond and author who famously led the 1st non-stop, singlehanded, round the world yacht race before sailing a 2nd lap of the world back to Tahiti, dies of prostate cancer at 69 [1]
  • Boris Alexandrov, Russian conductor (Red Army Song and Dance Ensemble), dies at 88
  • Eileen Way, British actress (Les Miserables, Rainbow, Vikings, Assassin), dies at 82
  • Kristen Pfaff, American rock bassist (Hole, 1993-94), dies of heroin overdose at 27
  • Terence de Vere White, Irish novelist (An Affair with the Moon), dies at 82
1994 Highlights

About June 16, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 3 months and 10 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