On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1994

Historical Events

  • Bobcat Goldthwait charged with misdemeanors for fire on The Tonight Show
  • Sony Theaters & Cineplex (NYC) hike movie ticket prices to $8.00
  • Sushmita Sen from India is crowned the 43rd Miss Universe at 18 years old

Famous Deaths

  • Dallas Pratt, American collector (The American Museum in Britain), dies at 79
  • Vivien John, English painter and daughter of Augustus John, dies at 79
1994 Highlights

About May 20, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus