On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1994

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Actor Jackson Pinckney awarded $487,000 for being partially blinded by Jean-Claude Van Damme during filming of "Cyborg"

  • Franziska van Almsick swims female record 200m freestyle (1:56.78)
  • Tom Dolan swims world record 400m medley (4:12.30)

Famous Deaths

  • Duccio Tessari, Italian director, dies of cancer at 67
  • James Clavell, author/director (King Rat, Shogun), dies at 69
  • Max Kaminsky, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader (Max Kaminsky Orchestra), dies at 85
  • Nicky Hopkins, British rock session pianist (Rolling Stones (1967-75); The Who - Getting In Tune; Kinks - Sunny Afternoon; Beatles - Revolution; Quicksilver Messenger Service), dies after surgical complications at 50
  • Wolf Donner, Austrian movie historian/festival director, dies at 55
1994 Highlights

About September 6, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo