On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1994

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

48th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3

NBA Center Hakeem Olajuwon
NBA Center
Hakeem Olajuwon
  • FIFA World Cup: USA beats Colombia 2-1 in round match at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, 1st WC win since 1950

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Ken Griffey Jr. breaks Ruth's record for most HRs by end of June (31)

Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder Ken Griffey Jr.
Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder
Ken Griffey Jr.
  • Mets reliever John Franco sets lefty save mark at 253

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Davies, screenwriter, dies at 80
1994 Highlights

About June 22, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer