On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1994

Historical Events

Film Premier

"Pulp Fiction", directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Samuel L. Jackson premieres at the Cannes Film Festival (Palme d'Or 1994)

  • WIBC Bowling Queens won by Anne Marie Duggan

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Lane Beit, British politician and art philanthropist, dies at 91
  • Erik Erikson, American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst who coined the phrase "identity crisis", dies at 91
  • Helen Lee Mai, Hong Kong actress, dies at 63
  • John Smith, British Labour Party chairman (1992-94), dies at 55
  • Xenophon Balaskas, South Africa cricketer (9 Tests for South Africa, 22 wkts), dies at 83
1994 Highlights

About May 12, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus