On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1994

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Orlando, Florida on WTKS 104.1 FM
  • Jacqueline Onassis admitted to hospital for cancer treatment
  • JoaquĆ­n Balaguer (86) elected President of Dominican Republic
  • Tennis star Jennifer Capriati arrested on possession of marijuana

Famous Deaths

  • Alain Cuny, French actor (La Dolce Vita, Detective, Weite Land, Emmanuelle), dies at 85
  • Barbara Jean Jones, fictional character on General Hospital, dies at 7
  • Phani Majumdar, film director, dies at 82
  • Vasek Simek, Czech/American actor (Green Card, Mistress), dies at 66
1994 Highlights

About May 16, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus