On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Cats" 5,000th Broadway performance, joining "A Chorus Line" and "Oh! Calcutta!" in the 5,000 club

Film Premier

"Ed Wood" film directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp premieres

  • 909 people die when an Estonian ferry capsizes & sinks in Baltic sea

Television Finale

Ken Burn's documentary miniseries "Baseball" TV Miniseries last airs on PBS


Famous Deaths

  • Harry Saltzman, Canadian theater and film producer (Goldfinger), dies at 78
  • Jose Francisco Ruiz Massieu, Mexican PRI-politician, murdered at 48
  • Lady Huxley [Marie Juliette Baillot], Swiss sculptor and author, dies at 96
  • Urmas Alender, Estonian singer and musician (b. 1953)
  • Warwick Hutton, artist, dies at 55
1994 Highlights

About September 28, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra