What Happened on October 29, 1994

Historical Events

  • Antonov AN-12A crashes short of runway at Ust-Ilimsk Airport (Irkutsk, Russia), possibly due to icing; all 23 on board killed
  • National Museum of American Indian joins the Smithsonian Institution and moves to the George Gustav Heye Center in Lower Manhattan (NYC) [1]
  • NY Lotto pays $60 million+

Music Concert

Pink Floyd finishes their final concert tour with a show at Earls Court in London, England

1994 History

Famous Weddings

  • Canadian-American comic-impressionist Rich Little (55) weds American comedian Jeannette Markey (28) at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada; divorce in 1997

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Miller-Jones, British TV pioneer (Picture Page; Dressing Up), dies at 84
  • Evelyn Anderson, American dancer (Josephine Baker review), dies at 87 [1]
  • Pearl Primus, Trinidad-born American dancer (poplularized African dance), dies at 74

About October 29, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Baby Come Back - Pato Banton