On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1994

Historical Events

  • Lt-general Raoul Cedras resigns as dictator of Haiti
  • MPAA chief Jack Valenti holds meeting to determine new movie ratings
  • Nobel prize for physiology awarded to Alfred G. Gilman & Martin Rodbell for G-protein discoveries

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Giants retire Lawrence Taylor's #56

Hall of Fame American Football Player Lawrence Taylor
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Lawrence Taylor
  • Value of Russian ruble decreases, 3081 rubles per dollar

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Hauptmann, wife of Lindbergh baby kidnapper Bruno, dies at 95
  • Chaim Raphael, English Jewish scholar and writer, dies at 86
  • Nikolai Nikolayevich Karetnikov, Russian composer, dies at 64
  • Richard John Copeland Atkinson, archaeologist, dies at 74
1994 Highlights

About October 10, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra