On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 20th People's Choice Awards: Tom Cruise & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Roseanne Arnold win (TV)
  • B737 collides with Ilyushin-86 in New Dehli, at least 8 killed
  • Train accident at Pinetown, Natal, kills 47
  • US Defense Department announces smoking ban in workplaces

Famous Deaths

  • John Ewart, Sydney Australia, dies of cancer at 55
  • Joop C Swart, publisher/founder (World Press Photo), dies at 69
  • Knut Haukelid, Norway/US resistance fighter (Rjukan 1943), dies at 82