On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Glass Menagerie" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 57 performances
  • 6.7-8.1 earthquake strikes Philippines, killing 45

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

German Bundestag officially elects Helmut Kohl as Chancellor by a single vote (341-340)

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl
  • Nepal Communist party Dutch Communist Party-UML wins election

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth George Speare, American author (The Witch of Blackbird Pond), dies at 85
  • James W. Watts, American neurosurgeon, developer of the Frontal Lobotomy, dies at 90
  • Janet Ahlberg, illustrator, dies at 50
  • Volodymyr Ivashko, President of Ukraine (1990-91), dies
1994 Highlights

About November 15, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio