On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "My Fair Lady" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 165 performances
  • "Rise & Fall of Little Voice" opens at Neil Simon NYC for 9 performances
  • -3] Tornado & hail storms hit Jiangxi China, 95 killed
  • Charles Kuralt retires as CBS newsman (On the Road)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAyrton Senna

Ayrton Senna, Brazilian Formula One driver (3-time world F1 champion), dies in a crash at San Marino GP at 34

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna