On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1994

Historical Events

  • American country singer-songwriter George Jones undergoes successful triple bypass surgery
  • Frank Eugene Corder crashes a Cessna plane into the south lawn of the White House, killing himself
  • Parti Québécois wins parliamentary election

Famous Birthdays

  • Elina Svitolina, Ukrainian tennis player (WTA Finals champion 2018), born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • RM [Kim Nam-joon], South Korean rapper (BTS), born in Ilsan, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Boris Yegorov, Soviet physician and cosmonaut (Voskhod I), dies at 56
  • Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist, dies at 72
  • Major Bill Smith, record producer, dies at 72
  • Tom Ewell [Sam Yewell Tompkins], American actor (Tom Ewell Show, The Seven Year Itch), dies at 85
1994 Highlights

About September 12, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo