On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1994

Historical Events

Television Debut

"Friends" TV sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman debuts on NBC, starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer

  • Rasmussen government in Denmark resigns

Famous Deaths

  • (John Edward) "Teddy" Buckner, American Dixieland jazz trumpeter, dies at 85
  • Edward Shackleton, English explorer, geographer and Labour Party politician, dies at 83
  • Forest 'Bud' Sagendorf, American cartoonist (Popeye), dies at 79
  • Leonard Feather, British jazz critic and musician, dies at 80
  • Mattie Moss Clark, American gospel singer, and music minister, dies of diabetes complications at 69
1994 Highlights

About September 22, 1994

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo