On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Broken Glass" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 73 performances
  • "Medea" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 82 performances
  • 104°F (40°C) at Denver, Colorado
  • 107°F (41.6°C) at Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 112°F (44.4°C) at El Paso, Texas
  • 122°F (50°C) at Laughlin, Nevada
  • 126°F (52.2°C) in Death Valley, California
  • Air Ivory Fokker-27 crashes at Abidjan (16 killed/1 lives)

Historic Event

PLO leader Yasser Arafat returns to Gaza after 27 years

Golf Tournament

Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: 1992 champion Dave Stockton wins by 6 strokes from Jim Albus

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Brandon Cruz (32) weds Elizabeth Finkelstein (26)

Famous Deaths

  • A "Bob" den Doolaard, author (Inn with the horseshoe), dies at 93
  • Ian Board, British barkeeper (Colony Room), dies at 64
  • Jahanara Imam, Bangladeshi writer and political activist, dies at 65
  • Roelof Kiers, VPRO-programmer/director (Macchiavelli), dies at 56
  • Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, English organist (Christ College, Oxford), dies at 96
1994 Highlights

About June 26, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer