On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult" released in France
  • 6 white racists sentenced to death in South Africa
  • Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey's musical "Grease" opens at Eugene O' Neill Theater, NYC; runs for 1,503 performances

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred James Broomhall, British Protestant Christian medical missionary to China, dies at 82
  • Danny Overbea, American rock singer and guitarist ("Forty Cups of Coffee"), dies at 68
  • Leonard Friedman, British-Lithuanian violinist (Scottish Baroque Ensemble), dies at 63
  • Lewis B Puller, American writer (Pulitzer 1992), commits suicide at 48
  • Timothy Carey, American actor (Paths of Glory, The Killing), dies of stroke at 65
1994 Highlights

About May 11, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus