On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Music concertMusic Concert

Billy Joel performs opening concert at Cleveland's Gund Arena

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kapil Dev's final one-day international (v West Indies)

Cricketer Kapil Dev
Cricketer
Kapil Dev

Famous Deaths

  • Augustus John "Gus" Risman, rugby League Player, dies at 83
  • Dmitri Cholodov, Russian journalist, murdered at 27
  • Joan Barbara Grigor, artist, dies at 50
  • Rik van Bentum, painter/art director of Paradiso, dies at 57