On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1994

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

36th Grammy Awards: "I Will Always Love You"; Whitney Houston; Sting; Toni Braxton; Mary Chapin-Carpenter win

  • Martti Ahtisaari inaugurated as president of Finland
  • Senate rejectes a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution

Famous Birthdays

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber, Canadian Pop Singer and musician ("Baby"; "Sorry"; "What Do You Mean?"), born in London, Ontario

  • Tyreek Hill, American NFL wide receiver (Super Bowl 2020; Pro Bowl 2016–19; KC Chiefs), born in Lauderhill, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Dallas Shirley, American Basketball Hall of Fame referee (officiated 2,000+ games in 33-year career), dies at 80
  • Eliseo Diego, Cuban poet, dies at 74
  • Manmohan Desai, Indian filmmaker (Amar Akbar Anthony, Suhaag), dies at 57
  • Sandro Fuga, Italian composer & pianist, dies at 87
  • Timothy Andrew James Souster, British composer, dies at 51
  • Walter Kent, American composer (I'll Be Home for Christmas), dies at 82
1994 Highlights

About March 1, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces