On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1994

Historical Events

  • Amy Fisher's lover Joey Buttafuoco is released from jail after 4 months & 9 days
  • Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10 km (11:28)

Historic Event

Howard Stern formally announces his Libertarian run for NY governor

Sports History

Last day of Test cricket for Kapil Dev

  • Richard Jacobs buys naming rights to Indians new ball park at Gateway for $13.8 million (renamed Jacobs Field)
  • Russian Airbus A-310 crashes in Siberia (74-75 killed)

NHL Record

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 802 goals scored


Famous Deaths

  • Alvara del Portillo, Spanish Opus Dei bishop, dies at 80
  • Giulietta Masina, Italian actress, (La Strada, Swindle, White Sheik) and wife of director Federico Fellini, dies at 73
  • Jim Moloney, American actor and writer, dies of Parkinson's disease at 64
  • Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican presidential candidate, assassinated at 44
1994 Highlights

About March 23, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries