On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1994

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jonah Lomu becomes the youngest-ever All Black at 19 yrs 45 days playing rugby for New Zealand against France in Christchurch

Rugby Union Superstar Jonah Lomu
Rugby Union Superstar
Jonah Lomu
  • NHL Draft: Windsor Spitfires (OHL) defenceman Ed Jovanovski first pick by Florida Panthers

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Met Pitcher Dwight Gooden suspended for 60 days due to drug charges

Baseball Pitcher Dwight Gooden
Baseball Pitcher
Dwight Gooden

Famous Birthdays

  • Madeline Duggan, English actress (Lauren Branning-EastEnders), born in Bermondsey, London
  • Prince Hussein bin Al Abdullah II, Prince of Jordan and heir apparent of King Abdullah II of Jordan, born in Amman, Jordan

Famous Deaths

  • Fredericka Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan), dies at 90
  • William A Henry III, critic (Time Mag), dies of heart attack at 44
1994 Highlights

About June 28, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer