What Happened on May 23, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Star Trek: The Next Generation" finale airs this week in syndication
  • 270 pilgrims die in the bustle round Mina, Saudi-Arabia
  • Roman Herzog elected President of Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Althoff, German circus director, dies at 82
  • Joe Pass [Passalaqua], American jazz guitarist ("The Trio" with Oscar Peterson; Ella Fitzgerald) and composer, dies from liver cancer at 65
  • Ray Candy, American professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 42
1994 Highlights

About May 23, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Swear - All-4-One
  • UK #1 Song: Come On You Reds - Manchester United Football Club