On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1994

Historical Events

  • Austrian parliamentary election (23% extreme-right)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jodelle Ferland, Canadian actress (Silent Hill), born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Lebow, US founder of New York Marathon, dies of cancer
  • James Hill, English director/screenwriter (Born Free), dies at 75
  • Joan Dickson, British cellist and teacher, dies at 72
  • Raich Carter, English soccer forward (13 caps; Sunderland, Derby County, Hull C) and manager (Hull C, Leeds, Mansfield Town, Middlesborough), dies from a stroke at 80
1994 Highlights

About October 9, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra