On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1994

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

28th Country Music Association Award: Vince Gill & Pam Tillis wins

Country Singer Vince Gill
Country Singer
Vince Gill
  • 52 members of Zonnetempel, murdered

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NBA shortens the 3-point distance to a uniform 22 feet in attempt to help offensive players score more; Michael Jordan sets career highs in 3-point attempts & converted 3-point field goals, nearly double previous statistics

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan

1994 Highlights

About October 5, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra