On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Philadelphia, Here I Come" opens at Criterion NYC for 52 performances

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

11th MTV Video Music Awards: Aerosmith wins with newlyweds Michael Jackson & Lisa Marie Presley opening the show

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley
  • Last US, British & French troops leave West Berlin
  • Man shoots another man on IRT #4 train at Grand Central Station
  • USAir Boeing 737 crashes at Pitts Airport, killing all 132 on board

Famous Deaths

  • Deborah Bear, Engl still photographer (Pasolini/Fellini), dies at 44
  • Edna Manilow, mother of singer Barry Manilow, dies at 70 of cancer
  • Michael Peters, choreographer, dies
  • Rex Alston, English sports broadcaster and author (BBC radio), dies at 93
1994 Highlights

About September 8, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo