On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public" opens at Lunt-Font, NYC; runs for 16 performances

Music concertMusic Concert

Barbra Streisand's begins 1st concert tour in 30 years, at the Capitol Centre in Landover, Maryland (after "warm-up" shows in Las Vegas and London)

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela sworn in as South Africa's 1st black president

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Silvio Berlusconi forms Italian government with 5 neo-fascists

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Drew Barrymore (19) files for divorce from Jeremy Thomas (31)

Famous Deaths

BattleJohn Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy, American mass murderer of 33 young men, executed in Illinois at 52

Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
Serial Killer
John Wayne Gacy
  • Lucebert [J Swaanswijk], poet/cartoonist (PC Hooft 1967), dies at 69
  • Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author, dies at 81
1994 Highlights

About May 10, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus