On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1994

Historical Events

  • NHL Western Conference Final: Vancouver Canucks beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 1
  • Poison singer Bret Michaels is involved in a car crash

Famous Birthdays

  • Emma McKeon, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 50/100m freestyle, 4x100 medley relay 2020; 4x100m free relay 2016, 20), born in Wollongong, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Bird House), dies at 48
  • John Barrington Wain, author, dies at 69
  • S├índor Lakatos, Hungarian violinist, bandleader, and actor (mostly as a gypsy violinist), dies at 69
  • Yehuda Mor-Mirkovsky, Israeli kibbutz-founder, dies at 96
1994 Highlights

About May 24, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini