What Happened on March 17, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Little More Magic" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 30 performances
  • Iran transport aircraft crashes in Azerbaijan (32 killed)
  • It is announced there is no smoking in Cleveland Indians new ballpark

Famous Birthdays

  • DeForest Buckner, American NFL player, born in Waianae, Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur C. Jacobs, Scottish poet, dies at 57
  • Charlotte Auerbach, German-Born British geneticist and zoologist, dies at 94
  • Ellsworth Vines, American tennis player (US Open 1931-32; Wimbledon 1932), golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), dies at 82
  • Harold Myers, British film journalist (Variety), dies at 81
  • Mai Zetterling, Swedish actress and film director (Witches, Offbeat, Jet Storm), dies of cancer at 68
  • Walter Janka, German writer (Troubles with Truth), dies at 79
1994 Highlights

About March 17, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Sign - Ace Of Base
  • UK #1 Song: Doop - Doop