On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Creep" single released by TLC – their 1st US No.1 (Billboard Song of the Year 1995)
  • American Eagle ATR-72 crash down at Gary, Indiana: 68 killed
  • American jam band Phish performs The Beatles "White Album" as a musical costume during a show at the Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, New York.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American tennis star Venus Williams makes her professional debut as a 14 year old with a 6-3, 6-4 win over former NCAA champion and world No. 58 Shaun Stafford in the Bank of the West Classic in Oakland, California

Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Spencer Achtymichuk, Canadian actor (The Final Cut)

Famous Deaths

  • John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian and director of British Museum (1974-76), dies at 80
  • Jole Silvani [Niobe Quaiatti], Italian actress (La citta' Delle), dies
  • Lester Sill, pioneer music publisher/record producer, dies at 76
  • William John Readings, literary theorist, dies at 34
1994 Highlights

About October 31, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio