What Happened on May 1, 1994

Historical Events

  • "My Fair Lady" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 165 performances
  • -3] Tornado & hail storms hit Jiangxi China, 95 killed
  • Charles Kuralt, American broadcast journalist (On the Road) retires from CBS
  • Jim Cartwright's play "The Rise & Fall of Little Voice" opens at Neil Simon Theater, NYC; runs for 9 performances

Sports History

Three-time World Formula 1 Drivers champion Ayrton Senna of Brazil is killed in a 309 kmh crash whilst leading the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola in Italy


1994 History

Famous Deaths

Ayrton Senna (1960-1994)

Brazilian auto racer (World F1 champion 1988, 90, 91), dies in a crash at San Marino GP at 34

About May 1, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Sign - Ace Of Base
  • UK #1 Song: The Real Thing - Tony Di Bart