On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1994

Historical Events

Sports History

Chicago Bulls retire basketball superstar Michael Jordan's jersey #23 in a 2-hour ceremony at the United Center

  • Muslim fundamentalists in Mostaganem Algeria murder 5 children

Famous Birthdays

  • James Ward-Prowse, English soccer midfielder (9 caps; Southampton), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Wegter, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943), dies at 64
  • Noah Beery Jr, American actor (Rockford Files, Quest, Doc Elliot, Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), dies of a cerebral thrombosis, at 81
  • Richard Krautheimer, art historian, dies at 97
  • Syd Dernley, British hangman (1949-54), dies at 73
1994 Highlights

About November 1, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio