On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1994

Historical Events

  • Bomb attack on Islamic temple in Mashad Iran (70 killed)

MurderMurder of Interest

Former NFL running back, broadcaster and actor O.J. Simpson arraigned on murder of Nicole Simpson & Ronald Goldman

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • Howard Stern begins 30-minute (Radio) TV show on E! cable network
  • US Fairchild Hospital Air Force Base massacre, former gunman kills 5 and injures 22

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Oakmont CC: Ernie Els of South Africa wins on the second sudden-death hole to defeat Loren Roberts, after Colin Montgomerie was eliminated in an 18-hole playoff

Golfer Ernie Els
Ernie Els

Famous Deaths

  • Bankole Timothy, Sierra Leonean journalist, dies at 70
  • Bram Koopmans, cyclist/coach, dies at 78
  • Louis Benjamin, British showman, dies at 71
1994 Highlights

About June 20, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini