On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Carousel" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 322 performances
  • "Song of Jacob Zulu" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 53 performances
  • F-16 collides with C-130 Hercules above AFB in NC, 120 die

Famous Divorces

  • Robert F. Kennedy Jr. divorces Emily Black

Famous Deaths

  • David Van Vactor, American classical composer, dies at 87
  • Edith Porada, Austrian art historian and archaeologist, dies at 81
  • Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican politician, assassinated
  • Tommy Benford, American jazz drummer, dies at 88
1994 Highlights

About March 24, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

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