On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 223 performances
  • "Picnic" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • Great iceball comet seen above North Sea
  • Hungary's Socialist Party wins parliamentary election

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins in 3:06:29.006 (255.89 kph)

Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.
Indy Car Driver
Al Unser Jr.

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Honecker, German politician, Head of State of East Germany (1971-89), dies in Chile at 81
  • Harry Levin, American literary scholar, dies at 81
  • Jose Bohr, actor (El Traidor, Sueno de Amor), dies at 92
  • Joseph Janni, producer, dies at 78
  • Oliver "Bops Junior" Jackson, American jazz drummer, dies at 61
1994 Highlights

About May 29, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini