On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday

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

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

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