On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1994

Historical Events

World Record

Bonnie Blair skates world record 500 m ladies (38.99 sec)

  • Gunda Niemann skates un-official world record 10 km ladies (14:22.60)
  • Gunda Niemann skates world record 5 km ladies (7:03.26)
  • Yuka Sato of Japan wins world figure skating championship in Tokyo

Famous Weddings

  • Half-brother of former President Bill Clinton and rodeo clown Roger Clinton (37) weds Molly Martin (25) in Dallas
  • Talk show hostess Ricki Lake weds Rob Sussman

Famous Divorces

Billy Joel

American 'Piano Man' Billy Joel (45) and American supermodel Christie Brinkley (40) divorce after 9 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Constantine Koukouchkine, Russian diplomat, murdered in Algeria at 41
  • Jan Bor, Dutch violinist/painter, dies at 83
1994 Highlights

About March 26, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries