On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1994

Famous Birthdays

  • Morgan Featherstone, Australian model

Famous Deaths

  • (Charles) Robert Medley, English abstract and figurative style painter, dies at 88

Person of interestBurt Lancaster

Burton "Burt" Lancaster, American actor (Spartacus, Apartment, From Here to Eternity, Elmer Gantry), dies of heart attack at 80

  • Charles Robert Owen Medley, dancer/Choreographer, dies at 88
  • Eberhard Feik, German actor (Tatort), dies at 50
  • Francis Steegmuller, American biographer (Cocteau), dies at 88
  • Ivan Svit├ík, Czech philosopher and poet, dies at 69
  • Sergei Bondarchuk, Soviet director (Destiny of a Man, War and Peace), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • Sergei F Bondartsjoek, actor and director (Waterloo), dies at 74
1994 Highlights

About October 20, 1994

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra