On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1994

Historical Events

Historic Event

Bill Gates buys Leonardo da Vinci's "Codex" for $30,800,000

  • Progress M-25 launched to space station Mir

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Lefanu Maconchy, English composer (My Dark Heart), dies at 87
  • Ernest Clark, British actor (Ghandi, The Dam Busters, Doctor in the House), dies at 82
  • Frances Tustin, English child psychologist, dies at 81
  • Frank McGuire, American basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons), dies at 80
  • John Volpe, American politician (61st and 63rd Governor of Massachusetts) and U.S. Secretary of Treasury (1969-73), dies at 85
  • Pedro Zamora, Cuban American AIDS Activist, dies at 22
1994 Highlights

About November 11, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Veterans Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio