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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1994 AD


January 1: Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.83)
January 1: Carquest Bowl 4: Boston College beats Virginia, 32-13
January 1: "Flying Karamzov Brothers" closes at Helen Hayes New York City after 50 performances
January 1: "Grand Night after Singing" closes at Criterion New York City after 52 performances
January 1: Howard Stern's New Year's Eve Beauty Pageant
January 1: International Year of Family
January 1: Jacobs Field opens with "Gateway's New Year's Eve Countdown to '94"
January 1: Microsoft CEO Bill Gates (38) marries Melinda French (29)
January 1: North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect
January 2: "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" closes at Beaumont New York City after 40 performances
January 2: Battles between army and rebellious indians in South Mexico, kill 57
January 2: "Shakespeare after My Father" closes at Helen Hayes New York City after 266 perf
January 3: 100s killed in Venezuela in prison revolt
January 3: 35-foot-tall Chief Wahoo, trademark of Indians on top of Stadium since 1962, is taken down, to be moved to Jacob's Field
January 3: "Gray's Anatomy" closes at Beaumont Theater New York City after 13 performances
January 3: Tupolev-154M crashes at Irkutsk, Siberia: 122 killed
January 4: 10th largest wrestling crowd (58,000-Tokyo Dome)
January 5: Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.82)
January 5: Yat Weiju swims world record 100m butterfly stroke (58.71)
January 5: Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool record (58.71)
January 6: Dow-Jones hits record 3803.88
January 6: "Government Inspector" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 37 performances
January 6: Ice skater Nancy Kerrigan is attacked by Tonya Harding's bodyguard
January 6: Yat Weiju swims world record 50m butterfly stroke (26.44)
January 6: Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool (26.44)
January 7: South Africa beat Australia in the Sydney Test by 5 runs
January 7: U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Tonya Harding
January 7: United Express commuter plane crashes in Ohio, killing 5
January 8: Rintje Ritsma skates world record 1500m (1:51.60)
January 8: Russian manned space craft TM-18, launches into orbit
January 8: U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Davis
January 9: 14th United Negro College Fund raises $11,000,000
January 9: Gunda Niemann skates world record (167.282 pts)
January 9: Rintje Ritsma skates world record (156.201 points)
January 10: Ukraine says it will give up world's 3rd largest nuclear arsenal
January 10: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan agrees to abolish trade tariffs
January 11: Hyderabad score 6 for 944 against Andhra Pradesh in Ranji Trophy
January 11: Irish government announces end of a 20-year broadcasting ban on IRA
January 12: Malcolm X's daughter arrested for plotting Louis Farrakham's murder
January 12: Steve Carlton (Phillies) elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
January 13: Italian government of Ciampi resigns
January 13: Tonya Harding's bodyguard, Shawn Eric Eckardt and Derrick Brian Smith arrested and charged with conspiracy in attack of skater Nancy Kerrigan
January 14: Inna Lassovskaya triple-jumps ladies world record (14.61m)
January 14: Kathleen Kinmont files for divorce from Lorenzo Lamas
January 14: Russian manned space craft TM-17, lands
January 15: 15th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 34 awards, Showtime wins 10
January 15: Hague motorist with .51% alcohol in blood, breaks Dutch record (.47%)
January 15: Queen Elizabeth falls off her horse and breaks her left wrist
January 16: Scott skates world record 1000m (1:12.54)
January 17: 6.6 Earthquake hits Los Angeles killing 60, $30B in damage
January 17: Liz Taylor released from the hospital after hip treatment
January 19: -20 degrees F (-29 degrees C) (5:32 AM) coldest day ever recorded in Cleveland Ohio
January 19: -36 degrees F (-38 degrees C) in New Whiteland, Indiana (state record)
January 21: Dow Jones passes 3900 (record 3,914.20)
January 21: Lorena Bobbitt found temporarily insane of chopping off spouse's penis
January 22: 45th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 9-8 at New York Rangers
January 22: 5.5 earthquake strikes Sumatra
January 22: 51st Golden Globes: Schlinder's List, Steven Speilberg
January 22: East beats West 9-8 in 45th NHL All Star Game at MSG in New York City
January 23: Bernie Kosar is 2nd quarterback to throw TD passes in AFC and NFC Champ games
January 23: Worldwide Day for peace in Bosnia-Hercegovina
January 24: Dow Jones closes above 3,900 for 1st time (3,914.48)
January 25: Accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy, Michael Jackson settles a civil lawsuit out of court
January 25: Australia beat South Africa 2-1 to win the World Series Cup
January 25: Mine fire at Asansol India, kills 55
January 25: U.S. space probe Clementine launched
January 27: Carlos Reina succeeds President Callejas in Honduras
January 27: "No Man's Land" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 61 performances
January 27: Romanian social-democrats form government with anti-Semites
January 28: Actress Lorraine Bracco (39) weds actor Edward James Olmos (46)
January 28: Helicopter crashes into office building in San Jose, California, 1 dead
January 28: Inna Lassovskaja jumps ladies world record (14.78m)
January 30: 68th Australian Women's Tennis Open: S Graf beats A S Vicario (60 62)
January 30: 82nd Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (76 64 64)
January 30: Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.76)
January 30: Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wkts
January 30: Superbowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 30-13 in Atlanta Superbowl MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB
January 31: Barcelona opera theater "Gran Teatro del Liceo" burns down
January 31: Dow Jones hits a record 3,978.36


February 1: Irina Privalova runs world record 50m indoor (6.03 sec)
February 1: Large meteorite falls near Kusaie, Pacific Ocean
February 3: Actor Jean-Claude van Damme (32) weds Darcy Lapier (28) in Bangkok
February 3: "Les Miserables," opens at Kallang Theatre, Singapore
February 3: President Bill Clinton lifts U.S. trade embargo against Vietnam
February 3: STS-60 (Discovery) launches into orbit
February 4: 10th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Live wins
February 4: 20 die in armed assault on mosque in Khartum, Sudan
February 4: Merlene Ottey runs world record 50 m indoor (6.00 sec)
February 4: Russian team beats ladies world record 4x800 m indoor (8:18.71)
February 5: Medgar Evers' murderer Byron De La Beckwith sentenced to life, in Jackson Miss, 30 years after the crime
February 5: "Where On Earth Is Carmen San Diego," debuts on Fox TV
February 6: Dawn Coe-Jones wins LPGA Healthsouth Palm Beach Golf Classic
February 6: "Government Inspector" closes at Lyceum Theater New York City after 37 performances
February 6: Jose Maria Figueres elected president of Costa Rica
February 6: Leonid Voloshin triple jumps world record 17.77m
February 6: Martti Ahtisaari elected president of Finland
February 6: NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 17-3
February 7: 21st American Music Award: Whitney Houston wins
February 7: Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge
February 7: Jim Nabors undergoes a liver transplant
February 8: Jack Nicholson uses a golf club to attack a car
February 8: Kapil Dev sets world record for Test Cricket wickets with 432
February 8: Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee charge with possession of loaded firearm
February 9: Israeli minister Shimon Perez signs accord with PLO's Arafat
February 11: Lu Parker, (South Carolina), crowned 43rd Miss USA
February 11: Space shuttle STS-60 (Discovery 18), lands
February 12: 17th Winter Olympic games opens in Lillehammer, Norway
February 12: 20th century premiere of 6 restored Haydn-sonatas in Boston
February 12: Edvard Munch's painting "The Cry" stolen (in Oslo)
February 12: Inna Lassovskaya jumps world record 14.90m
February 12: Model Anna Nicole Smith hospitalized for drug overdose
February 13: 44th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 127-118 at Minneapolis
February 13: Inna Lassovskaya jumps world record 14.9m
February 13: Johann Olav Koss skates world record 5000m 6:34,96
February 13: Ship disaster near Ranong Thailand, kills 200
February 14: Alexander Golubev skates Olympic record 500m (36.33)
February 14: Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia (51) weds Deborah Koons
February 15: U.S. asks Aristide to adopt a peace plan from Haiti
February 16: 6.5 earthquake strikes SE Sumatra, kills 200
February 16: Johann Olav Koss skates world record 1500m (1:51.29)
February 16: Premier Alfonso Bustamente ends government in Peru
February 18: Actor Joe Pantoliano (41) weds model Nancy Sheppard (31)
February 18: Dan Jansen skates world record 1000m (1:12.43)
February 18: Shreveport Pirates join CFL as 4th U.S. team
February 19: Marta Figueras-Dotti wins Cup o' Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open
February 20: 3 Afghans take 70 Pakistani children hostage
February 20: Johann Olav Koss skates world record 10 km (13:30.55)
February 20: Pope John Paul II demands juristic discrimination of homosexuals
February 22: "Les Miserables," opens at Chunichi Theatre, Nagoya
February 23: Indians owner Richard Jacobs announces he will pay $10 million to name baseball field (Jacobs Field) at Gateway (becomes official 3/23)
February 24: Scoreboard is unveiled at new Cleveland Indians' park (Jacobs Field)
February 25: Israeli extremist Baruch Goldstein massacres 30 Palestinians in Hebron
February 25: Peruvian Yak-40 crashes into mountain near Tingo Maria, kills 31
February 25: Phil Rizzuto elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
February 26: Actor Dolph Lundgren (34) weds Anette Qviberg in Stockholm
February 26: St. Louis Blues beat Ottawa Senators 11-1
February 27: 17th Winter Olympic games closes in Lillehammer, Norway
February 27: Maronite church near Beirut bombed, 10 killed
February 28: Brady Law, imposing a wait-period to buy a hand-gun, went into effect


March 1: 36th Grammy Awards: I Will Always Love You, Toni Braxton wins
March 1: Martti Ahtisaari inaugurated as president of Finland
March 1: Senate rejectes a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution
March 2: Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender if taped statement is broadcasted, it is, but he doesn't
March 2: Miami begins a latin walk of fame, 1st star for Gloria Estefan
March 2: William Huston Natcher, Representative-D-Kentucky, casts his 18,401 and last consecutive vote
March 3: "Damn Yankees" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 510 performances
March 3: IRS investigates Darryl Strawberry
March 3: "Philoktetes Variations," with Ron Vawter, premieres in Brussels
March 4: 4 Arab terrorist founded guilty of bombing the World Trade Center
March 4: Space shuttle STS-62 (Columbia 16), launches into orbit
March 5: Dottie Mochrie wins Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of Golf Championship
March 5: Largest milkshake (1,955 gallons of chocolate-Nelspruit South Africa)
March 5: PBA National Championship won by David Traber
March 5: Singer Grace Slick arrested for pointing a gun at a cop
March 6: Colin Jackson runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.30 sec)
March 6: United Arab Emirates beat Kenya by 2 wickets to win ICC Trophy
March 7: 8th American Comedy Award: Carrot Top wins
March 7: ANC chief Nelson Mandela rejects demand by white right-wingers for separate homeland in South Africa
March 7: Charles Taylor resigns as President of Liberia
March 7: David Platt appointed captain of English football team
March 7: U.S. Navy issues 1st permanent order assigning women on combat ship
March 8: 20th People's Choice Awards
March 8: B737 collides with Ilyushin-86 in New Dehli, at least 8 killed
March 8: Defense Department announces smoking ban in workplaces
March 8: Train accident at Pinetown, Natal kills 47
March 9: IRA launch 1st of 3 mortar attacks on London's Heathrow Airport
March 10: 1 million Greeks attend Melina Mercouri's funeral
March 11: Eduardo Frei succeeds Patricio Aylwin as president of Chile
March 12: Church of England ordains 1st 33 women priests
March 13: 33.3% of Austria votes for ultra-right FP
March 13: Cuba Godding, Jr. (26) weds Sara Kapfer (26)
March 13: Donna Andrews wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship
March 13: Oil tank/airship crash at Bosporus (huge fire/15+ killed)
March 13: President Mangope of Bophuthaswana deposed
March 14: Mexican banker/billionaire Alfredo Harp Helu kidnapped
March 14: Soyuz TM-21 launches with V Dezyurov, G Strekalov and N Thagard
March 15: 8th Soul Train Music Awards: Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston win
March 15: Experts from AL certify Indian's Jacobs Field is properly lit
March 16: Moravcik forms Slovakia government
March 17: Iran transport aircraft crashes in Azerbaijan, 32 killed
March 17: It is announced there is no smoking in Cleveland Indians new ballpark
March 17: "Little More Magic" opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 30 performances
March 18: South Africa Goldstone committee reveals existence of secret police
March 18: Space shuttle STS-62 (Columbia 16), lands
March 18: Zsa Zsa Gabor files for bankruptcy
March 19: 2500 kilograms of cocaine intercepted in Zeewolde Netherlands
March 19: Lara scores 167 for WI vs. England at Georgetown
March 19: Largest omelet (1,383 ft) made with 160,000 eggs in Yokohama Japan
March 19: New Jersey Devils club record 41st win of the season
March 20: 14th Golden Raspberry Awards: Indecent Proposal wins
March 20: Brett Hart wins WWF championship at Wrestlemania X
March 20: "Cyrano - The Musical" closes at Neil Simon New York City after 137 performances
March 20: El Salvador's 1st President election following 12-year-old civil war
March 20: "Flowering Peach" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 41 performances
March 20: Laura Davies wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament
March 20: Mashonaland U-24 beat Matabeleland on 1st inn to win Logan Cup
March 20: "No Man's Land" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 61 performances
March 20: Wrestlemania X at MSG NY, Bret Hart pins Yokozuna
March 20: Zulu-king Goodwill Zwelithini founds realm in South Africa
March 21: 66th Academy Awards - "Schindler's List," Tom Hanks and Holly Hunter win
March 21: Anne P. Sidamon-Eristoff named chairwoman of Museum of National History
March 21: Dudley Moore arrested for hitting girlfriend
March 21: Wayne Gretzky ties Gordie Howe's NHL record of 801 goals
March 22: Dutch Ambassador to U.S. christens a new tulip (the Hillary Clinton)
March 22: Mark Foster swims world record 50m butterfly (23.68 sec)
March 22: South African Government/ANC take power in Ciskei homeland
March 22: Soyuz TM-21 lands
March 23: Amy Fisher's lover Joey Buttafuoco is released from jail
March 23: F-16 collides with C-130 Hercules above AFB in North Carolina, 120 die
March 23: Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10 km (11:28)
March 23: Howard Stern formally announces his Libertarian run for New York governor
March 23: Joey Buttafuoco, released from jail after 4 months and 9 days
March 23: Last day of Test cricket for Kapil Dev
March 23: Richard Jacobs buys naming rights to Indians new ball park at Gateway for $13.8 million (renamed Jacobs Field)
March 23: Russian Airbus A-310 crashes in Siberia (74-75 killed)
March 23: Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 802 goals scored
March 24: "Carousel" opens at Beaumont Theater New York City for 322 performances
March 24: Robert F Kennedy, Jr. divorces Emily Black
March 24: "Song of Jacob Zulu" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 53 performances
March 25: Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 3 km (4:09.32)
March 25: Yasunori Miyabe skates world record 1000 m (1:12.37)
March 26: Bonnie Blair skates world record 500 m ladies (38.99 sec)
March 26: Gunda Niemann skates un-official world record 10 km ladies (14:22.60)
March 26: Gunda Niemann skates world record 5 km ladies (7:03.26)
March 26: Talk show hostess Ricki Lake weds Rob Sussman
March 26: Yuka Sato of Japan wins world figure skating championship in Tokyo
March 27: 23rd Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Donna Andrews
March 27: Church in Piedmont Alabama collapses in tornado, 19 killed
March 27: Ice Dance Championship at Chiba Japan won by Gritschuk and Platov (RUS)
March 27: Ice Pairs Championship at Chiba won by Shishkova/Vadim Naumov (RUS)
March 27: Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Chiba won by Yuka Sato (JPN)
March 27: Men's Figure Skating Championship in Chiba won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)
March 27: Radio personality Rush Limbaugh weds wife #3, Marta Fitzgerald
March 28: Armed Zulus demonstrate in Johannesburg, over 53 killed
March 28: Italy's right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election
March 29: Coach Jimmy Johnson quits Dallas Cowboys
March 29: Last day of Test cricket for Allan Border
March 29: Serbs and Croats signed a cease-fire to end the war in Croatia
March 30: ABC Masters Tournament won by Hobo Boothe
March 30: Bombay beat Bengal by 8 wickets to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
March 30: England Cricket all out for 46 at Port-of-Spain
March 31: James Farentino pleads no contest to stalking ex-girl Tina Sinatra
March 31: Walkway from Cleveland's Tower City to Jacobs Field officially opens


April 1: Bob Feller Statue on Indians Plaza, dedicated
April 2: 1st exhibition game played at Jacobs Field, Pirates beat Indians, 6-4
April 3: 13th NCAA Women Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Louisiana Tech 60-59
April 3: 1st roster of Silver Bullets, all-female pro baseball team, announced
April 3: 6th Seniors Golf Tradition: Ray Floyd
April 4: 1st game played at Jacobs Field, Indians beat Mariners 4-3 in 11 inn
April 4: 56th NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Arkansas Razorbacks beats Duke 76-72
April 4: Cubs Karl "Tuffy" Rhodes, hit 3 home runs in 1993 hits 3 home runs on opening
April 4: KLM Saab 340B crashes at Schiphol, 3 killed
April 4: Largest Opening Day crowd at Yankee Stadium, 56,706
April 4: Los Angeles Dodger Darryl Strawberry begins substance abuse treatment
April 4: Netscape Communications founded as Mosaic Communications
April 4: Tony Curtis undergoes heart-bypass surgery
April 5: "Jackie Mason Politically Incorrect" opens at Golden New York City for 347 performances
April 5: Miami Heat beat New York Knicks ending 15 game NBA winning streak
April 6: 1st scheduled Indians night game at Jacobs Field is rained out
April 6: Chuck Jones found guilty of breaking into Marla Maples home
April 6: Liberal Supreme Court Justice Blackmun (Roe vs. Wade) resigns
April 6: Palestinian suicide bomber kills 7 Israelis and himself
April 6: Rockwell B-1B Lancers break 11 world speed records
April 7: 1st night game at Cleveland's Jacobs Field, Indians 6 Seattle 2
April 7: "Medea" opens at Longacre Theater New York City for 82 performances
April 7: New York Yankees beat Texas Rangers 18-6
April 7: Shannen Doherty files for divorce from Ashley Hamilton
April 7: Singer Percy Sledge pleads guilty to tax evasion
April 8: Atlanta Brave Kent Mercker no-hits Dodgers, 6-0
April 8: Darryl Strawberry enters Betty Ford clinic
April 8: Japans premier Morihiro Hosokawa resigns
April 8: Smoking banned in Pentagon and all U.S. military bases
April 9: BPAA U.S. Open by Justin Hromek
April 9: Singer Wayne Newton (52) weds attorney Kathleen McCrone (30)
April 9: STS-59, Endeavour, launches into orbit
April 10: 58th Golf Masters Championship: Jose M Olazabal wins, shooting a 279
April 10: "Les Miserables," opens at Hiten Theatre, Osaka
April 13: President guard at Kigali Rwanda, chops 1,200 church members to death
April 13: United Arab Emirates' 1st official ODI, losing to India
April 14: Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley announces plans to divorce
April 14: Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender after completion of his Seven Seals manuscript
April 14: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis operated on for a bleeding ulcer
April 14: New Jersey Devils end best regular season, 47-25-12 record for 106 points
April 14: U.S. F-15 accidentally shoots 2 U.S. helicopters down over Iraq, 26 die
April 15: Indians loses 1st game at Jacobs Field, Kansas City wins 2-1
April 15: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (21 days after his divorce) weds Mary Richardson
April 15: WMMS-FM's Jeff and Flash, and entire station staff, are fired
April 16: Circus performers Marissa Young (24) and Matt Richardson (21) wed
April 16: Singer Harry Connick, Jr. (26) weds model Jill Goodare (30)
April 17: 55th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Lee Trevino wins
April 17: Aruba government of Oduber falls
April 17: Jennie Garth weds Dan Clark
April 17: "Little More Magic" closes at Belasco Theater New York City after 30 performances
April 17: "Twilight - Los Angeles 1992" opens at Cort Theater New York City for 72 performances
April 17: Val Skinner wins LPGA Atlanta Women's Golf Championship
April 18: 23rd Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:21:45
April 18: 98th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya in 2:07:15
April 18: Arsenio Hall announces he will end his show in May 1994
April 18: "Beauty and the Beast" opens at Palace Theater New York City
April 18: Brian Lara scores 375 for WI vs England to beat Sobers' record
April 18: Cricketer Brian Lara hits 375 runs on 1 day (world record)
April 18: Former President Nixon suffered a stroke and dies 4 days later
April 18: Lebanon drops relations with Iran
April 18: Roseanne Barr Arnold files for divorce from Tom Arnold
April 18: STS-59 (Endeavour) lands
April 19: 15th Emmy Sports Award presentation
April 19: Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10km (11:25.88)
April 19: Inkatha ends boycott of South African multi-racial election
April 19: Rodney King award $3,800,000 in compensation of police beating
April 19: Supreme Court outlaws excluding people from juries because of gender
April 20: Danny Harold Rolling, sentenced to death in Florida, for killing 5
April 20: Serbian army bombs hospital in Goradze Bosnia, 47 killed
April 20: Sohail and Inzamam make world record ODI partnership of 263
April 20: Space shuttle STS-59 (Endeavour 6), lands
April 21: Eddie Murray sets record for switch hit home runs in a games (11 times)
April 21: "Picnic" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 45 performances
April 21: Serbian army bombs distress clinic in Goradze Bosnia, 28 killed
April 22: 7,000 Tutsi's slaughtered in stadium of Kibuye Rwanda
April 22: Borge Ousland reaches North pole
April 22: Ice skater Tonya Harding sues ex-husband Jeff Gillooly for $42,500
April 22: In Denmark the largest lollipop, weighing 3,011 pounds, made
April 22: Michael Moorer beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
April 22: Schelto Patijn appointed mayor of Amsterdam
April 23: Army shoots to death 23-40 fishermen in Gonaives Haiti
April 23: General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Norm Duke
April 23: Libertarian party nominates Howard Stern for Governor of New York
April 24: Actress Kelly Preston (26) weds actor Lou Diamond Phillips (32)
April 24: Armando Calderon Sol wins El Salvador presidential election
April 24: Bomb attack in center of Johannesburg, 9 killed
April 24: "Broken Glass" opens at Booth Theater New York City for 73 performances
April 24: David Robinson scores ties 7th highest total in the NBA - 71
April 24: "Flowering Peach" closes at Lyceum Theater New York City after 41 performances
April 24: New York Rangers sweep New York Islanders in NHL playoffs
April 25: 14" of snow in Southern California
April 25: Bomb attack on taxi stand in Johannesburg, 10 killed
April 25: Fishing boat with school children capsize at Lanaka Syria, 46 killed
April 25: King Azlan Shah of Malaysia resigns
April 25: Mexican businessman and billionaire Angel Losada kidnap
April 25: Tsutomu Hata elected premier of Japan
April 26: 1st multi-racial election in South Africa begins [3 days] Dr. Nomaza Paintin is 1st black South African to vote
April 26: 26.9 degrees C in Prestebakke Norway (Norwegian April high temp record)
April 26: Mad About You actress Leila Kenzel (33) weds Neil Monaco (34)
April 26: Taiwan Airbus A-300 crashes at Nagoya Japan, 262 killed
April 27: 29.0 degrees C in Genevad, Sweden (Swedish April high temperature record)
April 27: 7th longest NHL game: New Jersey Devils beat Buffalo Sabres (125 minutes 43 seconds)
April 27: Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (52,713 km)
April 27: "Inspector Calls" opens at Royale Theater New York City for 454 performances
April 27: President Nixon buried in Nixon Library in California
April 27: Twins righty Scott Erickson no-hits Brewers 6-0
April 28: 1st multi-racial election in South Africa ends [3 days]
April 28: Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer and wife Rosario plead guilty to spying
April 28: Freddy Thielemans sworn in as mayor of Brussels Belgium
April 28: Lisa Marie Presley separates from Danny Keough
April 29: Ferry boat smashes into Mombasa Harbor Kenya, kills over 300
April 29: Israel and PLO sign economic accord
April 30: Soccer great Pele (53) weds psychologist Assiria Seixas Lemos (36)


May 1: Charles Kuralt, retires as CBS newsman
May 1: "My Fair Lady" closes at Virginia Theater New York City after 165 performances
May 1: "Rise and Fall of Little Voice" opens at Neil Simon New York City for 9 performances
May 1: Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Sprint Senior Challenge Golf Tournament
May 1: Sherri Steinhauer wins LPGA Sprint Golf Championship
May 1: Tornado and hail storms hit Jiangxi China, 95 killed
May 2: Bus crashes into a tree at Gdansk Poland, 30 killed
May 2: Dr. Kervokian found innocent on assisting suicides
May 2: Michael Bolton found plagurized Isley Bros "Love is Wonderful Thing"
May 3: 29th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins
May 3: D66/Dutch Liberal Party win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election
May 3: U.S. space probe Clementine launched
May 4: Arsenal wins 34th Europe Cup II
May 4: Courtney Love cleared of drug charges
May 5: Labour beats Conservatives in British local elections
May 5: North-Yemen air force bombs Aden South Yemen
May 5: "Sally Marrand Her Escorts" opens at Helen Hayes New York City for 50 performances
May 6: Chunnel linking England and France officially opens
May 6: Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on Tonight Show
May 6: House passes the assault weapons ban
May 6: Lennox Lewis TKOs Phil Jackson in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
May 6: Nelson Mandela and his ANC, finally confirmed winners in South Africa
May 7: 120th Kentucky Derby: Chris McCarron on Go For Gin wins in 2:03.6
May 7: Denver Nuggets become NBA's 1st #8 seed to beat a #1 seed (Seattle)
May 7: Edvard Munchs painting "The Scream" recovered 3 months after stolen
May 7: Gary Hart's girlfriend Donna Rice (36) weds Jack Hughes (42)
May 7: Matlock actor Daniel Roebuck (30) weds Kelly Durst (24)
May 8: 500th commentary by Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes
May 8: Colorado Silver Bullets (all-female pro baseball team) 1st game
May 8: Ernesto Perez Balladares elected president of Panama
May 8: Jose Maria Figueres becomes president of Costa Rica
May 8: Laura Davies wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
May 8: President Clinton announces U.S. will no longer repatriate boat people
May 8: "Rise and Fall of Little Voice" closes at Neil Simon New York City after 9 performances
May 9: Mass murderer Joel Rifkind found guilty in New York
May 9: "Passion" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 280 performances
May 10: Barbra Striesand's begins 1st concert tour in 30 years
May 10: "Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public" opens at Lunt-Font New York City for 16 per
May 10: Drew Barrymore (19) files for divorce from Jeremy Thomas (31)
May 10: Nelson Mandela sworn in as South Africa's 1st black president
May 10: Silvio Berlusconi forms Italian government with 5 neo-fascists
May 11: 6 white racists sentenced to death in South Africa
May 11: "Grease," opens at Eugene O' Neill Theater New York City for 1,503 performances
May 11: Inter Milan wins 23rd UEFA Cup
May 11: "Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult," released in France
May 12: WIBC Bowling Queens won by Anne Marie Duggan
May 13: Indians, begin a 18 home game hoome win streak at Jacobs Field
May 14: Dave Winfield passes Frank Robinson for 12th on RBI list with 1,617
May 14: FA cup final at Wembley Stadium London
May 14: Mayflower Madame Sydney Biddle Barrows (42) weds Darnay Hoffman (46)
May 15: 40th McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Laura Davies
May 16: Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Orlando, Florida on WTKS 104.1 FM
May 16: Jacqueline Onassis admitted to the hospital for cancer treatment
May 16: Joaquin Balaguer (86) elected president of Dominican Republic
May 16: Tennis star Jennifer Capriati arrested on possession of marijuana
May 17: Bakili Muluzi's UDF wins Malawi presidents/parliamentary election
May 18: AC Milan wins Europe Cup 1: 4-0 against Barcelona
May 18: Israel withdraws from the Gaza Strip
May 18: Tropical Butterfly Garden at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens
May 19: Final Episode of LA Law after 8 year run
May 19: Omar Sharif suffers a mild heart attack
May 19: Tennis star Jennifer Capriati (18), checks into a drug rehab center
May 20: Bobcat Goldthwait charged with misdemeanors for fire on Tonight Show
May 20: Miss India (Sushmita Sen) selected Miss Universe
May 20: Sony Theaters and Cineplex (New York City) hike movie ticket prices to $8.00
May 21: 120th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 1:56.4
May 21: "Best Little Whorehouse" closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York City after 16 performances
May 21: Burger King spokesman Dan Cortese (26) weds Dee Dee Hemby (26)
May 21: Country singer Trisha Yearwood (29) weds Robert Reynolds (32)
May 21: Reds bat out of order against Dodgers in 2nd inning
May 21: South Yemen secedes from Yemen
May 21: Sushmita Sen, 18, of India, crowned 43rd Miss Universe
May 22: Elaine Crosby wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
May 22: Toronto NBA franchise unveils name "Raptors" and logo
May 23: 270 pilgrims dies in bustle round Mina Saudi-Arabia
May 23: Roman Herzog elected president of Germany
May 23: Star Trek The Next Generation, finale airs this week in syndication
May 24: Poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash
May 25: Emmy 21st Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci not nominated
May 26: Michael Jackson (35) weds Elvis' daughter Lisa Marie Presley (26)
May 27: Alexander Solzhenitsyn returned to Russia after 20 years in exile
May 27: Final broadcast of Arsenio Hall talk show
May 27: Flintstones live action movie opens in theaters
May 27: Larry King ended his radio show
May 27: Radio conservative Rush Limbaugh (43) weds Marta Fitzgerald (35)
May 28: "Cafe American," last airs on NBC-TV
May 28: Twin's Dave Winfield passes Rod Carew into 15th hit list (3,054)
May 29: Al Unser, Jr. wins 78th Indianapolis 500 in 3:06:29.006 (255.89 kph)
May 29: Beth Daniel wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
May 29: Great comet-iceball seen above North sea
May 29: Hungary's Socialist Party wins parliamentary election
May 29: "Joseph and the Amazing" closes at Minskoff Theater New York City after 223 performances
May 29: Patty Sheehan wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Golf Game
May 29: "Picnic" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 45 performances
May 31: Padres scores 13 in 2nd vs Pirates


June 1: FX Channel, Cable Network, debuts
June 1: General H Norman Schwarzkopf released from hospital after prostate surgery
June 1: Guns n Roses drummer Matthew Sorum files to divorce Kai
June 2: 67th National Spelling Bee: Ned Andrews wins spelling antediluvian
June 2: Chinook helicopter crashes in North Scotland, 29 killed
June 2: Indonesian censors ban Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List"
June 2: Sharon Stone files $12m suit against her jeweler
June 3: 5.9 earthquake/floods SE Java, 150+ killed
June 3: Pearl Jam rocker Eddie Vedder (29) weds Beth Liebling (27)
June 3: WIIZ (98.7) FM goes off the air
June 4: Haile Gebre Selassie runs world record 5 km (12:56.96)
June 5: 64th French Mens Tennis: S Bruguera beats A Berasategui (63 75 26 61)
June 5: 64th French Womens Tennis: A Sanchez Vicario beats M Pierce (64 64)
June 5: 7th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
June 5: Beth Daniel wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
June 5: "Gray's Anatomy" opens at Beaumont Theater New York City for 8 performances
June 6: 28th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson and Ray Stevens
June 6: 6.0 earthquake/avalanche destroys Toez Colombia, about 1000 killed
June 6: Brian Lara scores 501 not out for Warwickshire vs Durham
June 6: CD-councillor H Selhorst arrested for hard-drugs trade
June 6: Cricketer Brian Lara hits record 501 not out/390 runs in 1 day
June 6: Tupolev-154M crashes at Xian China, 160 killed
June 6: Warwickshire score 4 for 810 declared against Durham
June 7: A's outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 1,100th career base
June 8: 7.8 earthquake strikes North Bolivia
June 9: 5.6 earthquake strikes South-Mexico
June 9: Angolan plane bombs school in Waku Kungo (89 killed)
June 10: Biggest European clock ever (9100 kg/(237) 2.5 m) at Aarle-Rixtel
June 10: China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
June 10: Jennifer Capriati, tennis ace, checks out of drug abuse clinic
June 11: 126th Belmont: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 2:26.8
June 11: Cbox is 39'115 long, 20'85 wide, and 8' high in Jacksonville, Florida Largest popcorn container is 6,619.76 cubic feet full of popped corn
June 11: Drunken officer shoots 7 people dead in Falun Sweden
June 11: "Meet The Flintstones" by The BC 52's peaks to #33
June 11: Moshood Abiola becomes President of Nigeria
June 12: 48th Tony Awards: Angels in America: Perestroika and Passion win
June 12: Cab Calloway suffered massive stroke at his home in White Plaines NY
June 12: Liselotte Neumann wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic
June 12: Pope John Paul II visits Spain
June 13: Chicago Cub 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg, retires due to poor play, he forfeits $15.7 million of his $25 million contract
June 13: Don Mattingly plays 1st base 1,469 game for Yankees (2nd most)
June 14: Stanley Cup: New York Rangers beat Vancouver Canucks, 4 games to 3
June 15: Disney's "Lion King," opens in theaters with $42 million
June 15: New York Giants cut quarterback Phil Simms
June 15: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
June 16: Martin Brodeur becomes 1st Devil to win Calder Trophy
June 17: 1994 World Cup soccer match begin, Germany vs Bolivia in Chicago
June 17: O.J. Simpson doesn't turn himself in on murder charges, Los Angeles police chase his Ford Bronco for 1 hours, eventually gives up
June 18: Aleksander Popov swims world record 100m free style (48.21 sec)
June 18: Gay Games open in New York City
June 18: U.S. ties Switzerland 1-1 in their 1st game of 1994 soccer World Cup
June 19: 94th U.S. Golf Open: Ernie Els shoots a 279 at Oakmont CC in Oakmont Pa
June 19: Ernesto Samper elected president of Colombia
June 19: Lisa Kiggens wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
June 19: "Sally Marrand Her Escorts" closes at Helen Hayes New York City after 50 performances
June 19: "She Loves Me" closes at Atkinson Theater New York City after 294 performances
June 19: Tigers tie record of hitting home runs in 25th consecutive games
June 19: "Twilight - Los Angeles 1992" closes at Cort New York City after 72 performances
June 20: Bomb attack on Islamic temple in Mashad Iran, 70 killed
June 20: Ernie Els win's 1994 Golf U.S. Open
June 20: Howard Stern begins 30-minute (Radio) TV show on E! cable network
June 20: O. J. Simpson arraigned on murder of Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman
June 21: Steffi Graf becomes 1st defending tennis champ to lose in 1st round of a major tournament (Wimbledon to Lorrie McNeal)
June 22: 48th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets beat New York Knicks, 4 games to 3
June 22: Ken Griffey, Jr. breaks Ruth's record for most home runs by end of June (31)
June 22: Mets reliever John Franco sets lefty save mark at 253
June 22: U.S. beats Colombia 2-1 in 1994 soccer world cup (1st win since 1950)
June 23: Replay shows A's Bobby Witt beat KC's Gagne to 1st in 6th but ump Gary Cedarstrom calls him safe, runing Witt's perfect game
June 23: South Africa reclaims its seat in U.N.
June 24: 1st French "all news" TV, LCI, begins broadcasting
June 24: Jeff Bagwell of Astros is 28th to hit 2 home runs in an inning
June 24: Sally Fields files for divorce from 2nd husband Alan Greisman
June 25: 1,500th goal in Soccer World Cup history scored by Caceres of Argentina
June 25: 105 degrees F (40.5 degrees C) at Albuquerque, New Mexico
June 25: 111 degrees F (43.9 degrees C) at El Paso, Texas
June 25: Cleveland Indians 18 game home win streak ends to Yankees 11-6
June 25: Gay Games close in New York City
June 25: Japanese premier Tsutomu Hata resigns
June 26: 104 degrees F (40 degrees C) at Denver Colorado
June 26: 107 degrees F (41.6 degrees C) at Albuquerque New Mexico
June 26: 112 degrees F (44.4 degrees C) at El Paso Texas
June 26: 122 degrees F (50 degrees C) at Laughlin Nevada
June 26: 126 degrees F (52.2 degrees C) in Death Valley California
June 26: Actor Brandon Cruz (32) weds Elizabeth Finkelstein (26)
June 26: Air Ivory Fokker's-27 crashes at Abidjan (16 killed/1 lives)
June 26: "Broken Glass" closes at Booth Theater New York City after 73 performances
June 26: Donna Andrews wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
June 26: Kirby Puckett pass Rod Carew with 2,088 hit as Twin's top hit leader
June 26: "Medea" closes at Longacre Theater New York City after 82 performances
June 26: PLO-leader Yasser Arafat returns to Gaza after 27 years
June 26: U.S. loses to Romania 1-0 in 1994 soccer world cup
June 27: 118 degrees F (47.8 degrees C) at Lakewood, New Mexico
June 27: 12th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton
June 27: "Gray's Anatomy" closes at Beaumont Theater New York City after 8 performances
June 27: N.Y. Daily News increases prices to 50 cents
June 28: New York Met Pitcher Dwight Gooden suspended for 60 days due to drug charges
June 29: Socialist, Tomiichi Murayama, elected premier of Japan
June 29: U.S. reopens Guantanamo Naval Base to process refugees
June 30: Airbus A330 crash at Toulouse France, 7 killed
June 30: Giants outfielder Darren Lewis errors after record 392 flawless games
June 30: Pre-trial hearings open in LA against OJ Simpson
June 30: U.S. Ice Skating Federation bars Tonya Harding for life


July 1: Fokker's-28 crashes at Tidjikja, Mauritania (94 killed)
July 1: Roman Herzog sworn in as German president
July 1: Soyuz TM-19 launches
July 1: Yassar Arafat returns to Gaza strip
July 2: 101st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: C Martinez beats Navratilova (64 36 63)
July 2: 37 dies in U.S. Air DC-9 crash in NC
July 2: John Wayne Bobbitt and Kristina Elliot arrested for domestic battery
July 2: Richard Johnson takes 10-45 for Middlesex against Derbyshire
July 2: U.S. Air DC-9 crash in North Carolina, 37 killed
July 3: 108th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: P Sampras beats G Ivanisevic (76 76 60)
July 3: 15th U.S. Seniors Golf Open: Simon Hobday
July 3: 30 die in 3 fatal auto accidents in Texas
July 3: Romania eliminates Argentina 3-2 in soccer world cup
July 3: Tammie Green wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic
July 4: Russian manned space craft TM-18, lands
July 4: Rwandese Patriot Front occupies Kigali
July 4: U.S. loses to Brazil 1-0 in 1994 World Cup quarter finals
July 5: Boxer Buster Douglas comes out of a diabetic coma
July 5: U.S. changes refugee policy, by sending Haitian boat people back
July 6: Irina Privalova runs 100m European Record (10.77)
July 6: Lerou Burrell runs world record 100m (9.85)
July 6: Shreveport Pirates 1st CFL game (vs Ottawa)
July 7: Actress Diane Lane files for divorce from Christopher Lambert
July 7: "Les Miserables," opens at Imperial Theatre, Tokyo
July 7: North Yemenite troops occupy Aden
July 8: Preliminary trial rules there is enough evidence to try O. J. Simpson
July 8: Sonia O'Sullivan runs female 2K world record (5:25.36)
July 8: Space shuttle STS-65 (Columbia 17), launches
July 8: St. Maarten "Godfather" Claude Wathey sentenced to 1 years
July 9: 11,000th home run in New York Yankees history, Matt Nokes
July 9: Sonia O'Sullivan runs world record 2k (5:25.36)
July 9: Soyuz TM-19 lands
July 10: Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian weds Debbie Leavitt
July 10: Fred Norris, from the Howard Stern Show, marries Allison Furman
July 10: "Hedda Gabler" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 33 performances
July 10: Kelly Robbins wins Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic by Owens-Corning
July 10: Nepal premier Girija Prasadkoirala resigns
July 10: Sonia O'Sullivan runs female world record 2K (5:25.36)
July 12: 65th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-8 at 3 Rivers Stad, Pitts
July 12: All star MVP: Fred McGriff (Atlanta Braves)
July 12: Nomination hearings for Steven Breyer for supreme court justice begins
July 13: Jeff Gillooly sentenced to 2 years for attack on Nancy Kerrigan
July 13: O. J. Simpson, charged with murder, gives hair samples for testing
July 14: Gas explosion at old age home in Milan, 27 killed
July 15: Gyula Horn sworn in as premier of Hungary
July 15: Israel and Jordan agree to talks in Washington D.C. on July 25th
July 15: Sonia O'Sullivan runs 3K (8:21.64)
July 16: 1st parts of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hits Jupiter (until July 22nd)
July 16: 3 tenors-Placid Domingo, Luciano Parvoti, Jose Carreras, perform in Los Angeles
July 16: Anna Nicole Smith (26) weds billionaire J. Howard Marshall II (89)
July 16: Baseball Night in America premieres, no Saturday day games
July 16: Comet Shoemaker-Levy collides with Jupiter
July 16: Shreveport Pirates 1st CFL home game (vs Toronto Argonauts)
July 16: "Sisters Rosensweig" closes at Barrymore Theater New York City after 556 performances
July 16: Spanish fishing boats sink a French fishing boat over fishing rights
July 16: Sweden shuts out Bulgaria 4-0, to finish 3rd in the World Cup
July 17: 123rd British Golf Open: Nick Price shoots a 268 at Turnberry Scotland
July 17: Beth Daniel wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
July 17: Brazil beats Italy in a shoot out, for their 4th soccer world cup
July 17: French youngster (4) becomes Buddhist Lama Tulkou Kalou Rinpoche
July 17: Hulk Hogan beats Ric Flair to win WCW wrestling championship
July 18: Bomb attack on Jewish center AMIA in Buenos Aires, 86 killed
July 18: Comet Shoemaker-Levy collides with Jupiter
July 18: Court upholds NBA salary cap and draft rights
July 18: Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan, 22, weds Don Burton, 32
July 18: Crayola announces introduction of scented crayons
July 18: Houston Astros tie NL comeback record, trailing 10-0, beat Cards 15-12
July 18: New York Jets sign USA soccer goalkeeper Tony Miola as a place kicker
July 19: 1st game ever cancelled at Seattle Kingdome (falling tiles)
July 19: Bomb explosion in Alas Airlines at Colon, Panama, 21 killed
July 19: Leonid Kvetjsma sworn in as Ukraine president
July 20: Major parts of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter (July 16th-22nd)
July 20: O. J. Simpson offers $500,000 reward for evidence of ex-wife's klller
July 22: 23rd and last part of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter, since July 16th
July 22: Doc Gooden admitted to Betty Ford Center
July 22: Mariners play Red Sox as home team at Fenway, as Kingdome is repaired
July 22: Military coup in Gambia: President Dawda Jawara flees
July 22: O. J. Simpson pleads "Absolutely 100% Not Guilty" of murder
July 22: William Sigei runs world record 10k (26:52.53)
July 23: All 40,000 ceiling tiles in Kingdome must be replaced
July 23: Amy Osmond, of Utah, 17, crowned America's Junior Miss
July 23: Dancer Gene Kelly suffers a mild stroke
July 23: Don Mattingly becomes 6th New York Yankee to get 2,000 hits
July 23: Goodwill Games open in St. Petersburg
July 23: Longest baseball rain delay (3:39) as Giants beat Mets 4-2 in New York City
July 23: Space shuttle STS-65: Columbia 17, lands after record 14 days 55 minutes
July 24: 32nd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)
July 24: 49th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan
July 24: Asociacon de Estados del Caribe (AEC) forms
July 24: Bodo kills 37 Moslems in Bashbari NE India
July 24: Miguel Indurain wins Tour de France
July 25: Jordan and Israeli end 46 year state of war (Washington D.C.)
July 26: Cambodia's Red Khmer surprise attack on train, kills 13
July 26: Turkish air force bombs Kurds, struggle in Iraq, 70 killed
July 28: Baseball players decide to strike on Aug 12, 1994
July 28: Last steel beam is placed on Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
July 28: Texas Ranger Kenny Rogers pitches baseball's 12th perfect game
July 29: 200,000 Moslems demand death to feminist Taslima Nasrin
July 29: Corrupt Italian ex-premier Craxi gets 8 year jail sentenced
July 29: H Emans Arubaanse Peoples Party wins parliamentary election
July 29: India army kills 27 Moslem militants
July 29: Parliamentary election in Aruba
July 30: Record 103.8 degrees F (39.9 degrees C) in Preschen Lausitz Germany
July 31: 102.7 degrees F (39.3 degrees C) in Pleschen, East-Germany
July 31: 28th Curtis Cup: Draw, 9-9
July 31: Arcen Limburg averages 71.6 degrees F (22.0 degrees C) in July: record
July 31: Helen Alfredss wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship
July 31: Netherlands averages 21.4 degrees C; their warmest July since 1783
July 31: Phil Rizzuto (Yankees) and Steve Carlton enter the Hall of Fame
July 31: Sergei Bubka ploe vaults his 35th world record (6.14 m)
July 31: Stockholms avgs 21.5 degrees C; their warmest July since 1855
July 31: U.N. votes 12-0 (2 abstentions) to authorize use of force against Haiti


August 1: 99.9 degrees F (37.7 degrees C) in Berlin-Dahlem: record
August 1: The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour
August 1: Train crash in Havana Cuba, 6 killed
August 2: Congressional hearings begin on White Water
August 2: Explosion in lead/zinc mine in Guangxi China, 120+ killed
August 2: New York Supreme Court refuses Howard Stern's non financial disclosure
August 2: Noureddine Morceli runs world record 3000m (7:25.11)
August 3: 102.4 degrees F (39.1 degrees C) in Tokyo Japan: record
August 3: 1st Jordanian plane to fly over Israeli airspace (King Hussein pilot)
August 4: Dwingeloo 1, near milky way system, discovered
August 4: Howard Stern drops out of New York gubernatorial race
August 4: Truck carrying millions of bees overturns on New York parkway
August 5: Antonov-12 crash down at Boda, East-Siberia, 47 killed
August 5: Rocker Billy Idol admitted to the hospital after drug overdose
August 6: Algerian Moslem fundamentalists threaten school/Universities
August 7: 1st telephone link between Israel and Jordan
August 7: Carolyn Hill wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mountain
August 7: Ernesto Samper sworn in as president of Colombia
August 7: "Hedda Gabler" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 33 performances
August 9: Phil Rizzuto Hall of Fame Night
August 9: Stanley Betrian put in charge of Curacao
August 10: Last British troops leave Hong Kong (been there since Sept 1841)
August 11: Joao B "Nino" Vieira elected President of Guinee-Bissau
August 12: 1st NFL game on Fox network (exhibition - San Francisco vs Denver)
August 12: Members of the Major League Baseball Players Association strike
August 12: Panic in church of Brazzaville: 142 killed
August 12: Stephen G. Breyer, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
August 13: Train crash in Tbilisi Georgia, 24 killed
August 14: 76th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 269 at Southern Hills Tulsa
August 14: Doc Gooden leaves Betty Ford Center
August 14: Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open
August 14: Maggie Will wins Children's Medical Center LPGA Golf Classic
August 15: South African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning
August 15: Terrorist, Carlos the Jackal, captured in Khartoum, Sudan
August 16: Chandrika Kumaratungo's party wins Sri Lanka elections
August 16: Shauna Gambill, 17, of California, crowned 12th Miss Teen USA
August 17: Lesotho king Letsie II fires premier Ntsu Mokhehle
August 17: New York Central park reservior officially named after Jackie Kennedy Onasis
August 18: 5.6 earthquake in Algeria, kills 171
August 20: 109.8 degrees F (43.2 degrees C) in Cordoba, Spain
August 20: Archbishop Quarracino wants all homosexuals to leave Argentina
August 20: Ferry boat sinks at Chandpur Bangladesh, 300-350 killed
August 21: Ernesto Zedillo wins Mexican presidential election
August 21: Jane Geddes wins LPGA Chicago Golf Challenge
August 21: Royal Air Maroc ATR-42 crash down at Agadir, 44 killed
August 21: Typhoon Fred ravages Chinese county Zhejiang, 700+ killed
August 22: DNA testing links O. J. Simpson to murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman
August 22: Wim Cook government forms in Netherlands
August 24: Israel and PLO initialed accord giving autonomy to Palestinians in West Bank in education, health, taxation, social welfare and tourism
August 24: Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m free style (14:41.66)
August 24: Kieren Perkins swims world record 800m free style (7:46.00)
August 27: "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" closes at R Rodgers New York City after 320 performances
August 28: 1st Japanese gay pride parade
August 28: 22nd du Maurier Golf Classic: Martha Nause
August 28: 94th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods
August 30: Gund Arena in Cleveland opens
August 30: Largest U.S. Tennis Open single session (total) 23,618
August 31: Last Russian soldiers leave Estonia and Latvia
August 31: Northern Ireland Sinn Fein proclaims ceases-fire


September 2: Miguel Indurain bicycles world record time (53,040 km)
September 3: Circulation of Netherlands Telegraph/News of the Day reaches 800,000
September 4: Bulgarian government of Berov falls
September 4: Cleveland Browns is 1st team in NFL to score a 2-point conversion
September 4: Kansai International airport officially opens
September 5: Barb Mucha wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
September 5: Jerry Lewis' 29th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,100,000
September 5: Jingyi Le swims world record 100m women's freestyle (54.01 sec)
September 5: Kirgizie government resigns
September 5: SF 49'er Jerry Rice catches NFL record 127th touchdown pass
September 6: 11th MTV Awards: Aerosmith, Lisa Marie and Michael Jackson win
September 6: Actor Jackson Pinckney awarded $487,000 for being partially blinded by Jean-Claude Van Damme during filming of "Cyborg"
September 6: Franziska van Almsick swims female record 200m freestyle (1:56.78)
September 6: Tom Dolan swims world record 400m medley (4:12.30)
September 7: Jingyi Le/Ying Shan/Ying Le/Bin Lu swimming 4x100 freestyle (3:37.91)
September 8: Last U.S., British and French troops leave West-Berlin
September 8: Man shoots another man on IRT #4 train at Grand Central Station
September 8: MTV awards feature newlyweds Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley
September 8: "Philadelphia, Here I Come" opens at Criterion New York City for 52 performances
September 8: U.S. Air Boeing 737 crashes at Pittsburgh Airport, killing all 132 on board
September 9: Space shuttle STS-64 (Discovery 20), launches into orbit
September 9: Tu-22 crashes into Aeroflot Tu-134a at Zhukovsky, 7 killed
September 10: 108th U.S. Womens Tennis: Aranxta S Vicario beats Steffi Graf (16 76 64)
September 10: Chong Hey swims female record 400m medley (4:01.67)/100m backstroke
September 11: 114th U.S. Mens Tennis: Andre Agassi beats Michael Stich (61 76 75)
September 11: 46th Emmy Awards: Fraiser, Picket Fences and Kelsey Grammer wins
September 11: Jingyi Le swims female world record 50m freestyle
September 11: Missie McGeorge wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
September 12: Cessna crashes in White House front yard
September 12: Country singer George Jones undergoes triple bypass surgery
September 12: Parti Quebecois wins parliamentary election
September 13: George Burns, undergoes surgery to drain fluid from his brain
September 13: Space probe Ulyssus passes south pole of Sun
September 14: All 28 baseball owners vote to cancel rest of 1994 season
September 15: Dennis Richardson sworn in as head of St. Maarten
September 15: Moslem fundamentalists kidnap and behead 16 citizens in Algeria
September 15: "Sound of Motown," premieres in Rotterdam
September 16: Fire Department puts out smokey electrical fire in White House
September 17: Andy Waller out handled the ball for Mashonaland CD vs. Mash U24
September 17: Heather Whitestone, 21, (Ala), crowned 68th Miss America 1995
September 17: Princess Christina separates
September 18: 1st Presidents Golf Cup: U.S. beats International team 20-12 at Robert Jones Va
September 18: Austrian conservative Vice President wins elections/extreme right gets 18.5%
September 18: Deb Richard wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
September 18: Ken Burn's "Baseball" premieres on PBS
September 18: Sweden social-democratic SPD wins parliamentary election
September 19: 3000 U.S. militia lands on Haiti
September 19: Swedish government of Bildt resigns
September 20: Space shuttle STS-64 (Discovery 20), lands
September 21: Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Ft. Lauderdale / Miami, Florida on WBGG 105.9 FM
September 22: Rasmussen government in Denmark, resigns
September 23: Pinatubo volcano in Philippines erupts, kills at least 14
September 24: Parliamentary election in Ukraine
September 25: Oliver McCall TKOs Lennox Lewis in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
September 26: Estonia government of Laar flees
September 28: "Baseball" TV Miniseries last airs on PBS
September 28: "Cats" 5,000th Broadway performance (joins Chorus Line and Oh! Calcutta!)
September 28: "Ed Wood" premieres
September 28: Ferry boat Estonia capsize and sinks in East Sea, 909 killed
September 29: 1st phase of O. J. Simpson murder trial jury selection ends (304 chosen)
September 29: House votes to end lobbyists buying meals and entertainment for Congress
September 29: Pointer Sisters receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
September 30: NHL goes on strike
September 30: Space shuttle STS-68 (Endeavour 7), launches into orbit
September 30: Sylvestre Ntibantunganya elected president of Burundi
September 30: Vladimir Meciars HZDDS wins Slovakia parliamentary election


October 1: Boon completes his 19th Test century (114 vs. Pak, Karachi)
October 1: Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA GHP Heartland Golf Classic
October 1: South African President Nelson Mandela visits U.S.
October 1: Stanley Betrian sworn in as leader of Curaeao
October 2: Pakistan defeat Australia by one wicket in Karachi Test
October 2: "Show Boat," opens at Gershwin Theater New York City
October 3: Fernando Henrique Cardoso elected president of Brazil
October 3: Gary Larson, announces he is retiring from doing "Far Side" cartoon
October 4: 7.9 earthquake strikes Koerilen, flood kills 18+
October 4: Keith Moore is charged with stealing $5,000,000 from Sting
October 4: Soyuz TM-20 launches
October 5: 28th Country Music Association Award
October 5: 52 members of Zonnetempel, murdered
October 6: Ben Mokoena becomes 1st black mayor of Middelburg South Africa
October 6: European Campaign against Racism confers in Austria
October 7: China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
October 7: Faud Guliyev appointed premier of Azerbijan
October 7: Ingvar Carlsson forms Swedish government
October 7: Lu Bin swims female 200m medley world record (2:11.57)
October 8: BPAA U.S. Women's Bowling Open won by Aleta Sill
October 9: Darmstadt creates element 110
October 10: Lieutenant-General Raoul Cedras resigns as dictator of Haiti
October 10: MPAA chief Jack Valenti holds meeting to determine new movie ratings
October 10: New York Giants retire Lawrence Taylor's #56
October 10: Nobel prize for physiology awarded to Alfred Gilman and Martin Rodbell
October 10: Value of Russian ruble decreases, 3081 rubles per dollar
October 11: Russian ruble decreases to 3,926 rubles per dollar
October 11: Space shuttle STS-68 (Endeavour 7), lands
October 12: Contact with Venus orbitter Magellan broken
October 12: Iranian Fokker's F28 explode between Isfahan and Teheran: 66 killed
October 13: Earliest start of Sheffield Shield season (Queensland vs. Tasmania)
October 13: Nobel prize for literature awarded to Kenzaburo Oe
October 14: Nobel Prize awarded to Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres
October 14: Space probe Magellan burns up in atmosphere of Venus
October 15: Botswana President Ketumile Masires BDP wins parliamentary election
October 15: President Jean-Baptiste Aristide returns to Haiti
October 16: Raul Julia, actor (Addams Family), suffers a stroke
October 17: Beth Daniel wins LPGA World Championships of Women's Golf
October 17: Billy Joel performs opening concert at Cleveland's Gund Arena
October 17: Kapil Dev's final one-day international (v West Indies)
October 19: 160 killed at battles in Tsjetsjenie
October 19: Palestinian bomb attack on bus in Tel Aviv, kills 22
October 21: Hana bridge is Seoul Korea crashes, 32+ die
October 21: North Korea signs pact to end their nuclear projects
October 22: "Philadelphia, Here I Come" closes at Criterion New York City after 52 performances
October 22: Statue of Sam Houston unveiled in Texas
October 22: Tony Rominger bicycles world record time (53,832 km)
October 23: 3rd Solheim Cup: U.S. beats Europe, 13-7 at Greenbrier WV
October 24: Bomb attack on opposition in Sri Lanka, 55+ killed
October 25: Susan Smith claims her 2 kids were carjack (she actually killed them)
October 26: Jordan and Israel sign peace accord
October 28: Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth for 3rd time
October 29: Antonov AN-12 having an accident at Ust-Ilimsk Kaluga, 21 killed
October 29: National Museum of American Indian opens (New York City)
October 29: New York Lotto pays $60 million+
October 30: Leftist coalition wins Marcedonia parliamentary election
October 30: Thomas Nicely reports bug in Intel's Pentium-processor on Internet
October 30: U.S. wins Nichirei LPGA Golf International
October 31: American Eagle ATR-72 crash down at Gary, Indiana: 68 killed


November 1: Moslem fundamentalists in Mostaganem Algeria murder 5 children
November 2: Benzine explosion in Dronka Egypt, 400+ killed
November 3: Atlantis 13 launched
November 3: Dutch and British astronomers find spiral nebula Dwingeloo 1
November 3: Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), launches
November 3: Susan Smith who claimed her 2 kids were carjacked arrested for murder
November 3: Total solar eclipse in South America (4m23s)
November 4: Soyuz TM-20 lands in Kazahkstan
November 4: United Center in Chicago opens - Bulls beat Charlotte Hornets, 89-83
November 5: Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Barathea, Cherokee Run, Concern, Flanders, One Dreamer, Tikkanen, Timber Country
November 5: Space probe Ulyssus completes 1st passage behind the Sun
November 5: Tony Rominger bicycles world record time (55,291 km)
November 5: Yak-40 accident in north of Peru, 8 killed
November 6: 24th New York City Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:27:37
November 6: 25th New York City Marathon won by German Silva in 2:11:21
November 6: Emomali Rachmonov recognized as president of Tadzjikistan
November 6: Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Golf Cup
November 8: Cleveland Cavaliers 1st game at Gund Arena, lose to Hous Rockets, 100-98
November 8: Haitian government of Smarck Michel forms
November 9: Chandrika Kumaratunga chosen 1st female president of Sri Lanka
November 11: Bill Gates buys Leonardo da Vinci's "Codex" for $30,800,000
November 11: Progress M-25 launched to space station Mir
November 13: Sweden agrees to join European Union
November 14: 1st trains for public run in English Channel Tunnel
November 14: Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), lands
November 15: 6.7-8.1 earthquake strikes Philippines, killing 45
November 15: "Glass Menagerie" opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 57 performances
November 15: Helmut Kohl elected German chancellor (341-340 votes)
November 15: Nepal Communist party Dutch Communist Party-UML wins election
November 17: 3rd Germany government of Kohl forms
November 17: Irish government of Reynolds resigns
November 17: "Sunset Boulevard" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 977 performances
November 18: "Star Trek VII - Generations," premieres
November 19: Aishwarya Rai, 21, of India, crowned 44th Miss World
November 19: Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Tish Johnson
November 20: "Flying Karamzov Brothers..." opens at Helen Hayes New York City for 50 performances
November 20: Kosmos 2294/2295/2296 launches
November 20: Patti Davis weds Paul Hayeland
November 20: "Shadow Box" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 49 performances
November 21: 1st-class cricket debut of Andrew Symonds (Queensland vs. NSW, SCG)
November 27: 82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Baltimore Stallions, 26-23
November 27: Fire in disco in Fuxin, North-China, 233 killed
November 27: Julio Maria Sanguinetti elected president of Uruguay
November 28: Norway votes against joining European Union
November 29: Seoul, Korea, celebrated the 600th anniversary of its founding
November 30: Beatles' 1st album in 25 years, Live at BBC, is released in Britain
November 30: Cruiser Achille Lauro destroyed by fire at Somalia, 4 die
November 30: Man Mohan Adhikary sworn in as 1st communist premier of Nepal


December 1: 3 Seattle Seahawks injured in a car accident
December 1: Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere announce they are seperating
December 1: Ernesto Zedillo innaugrated as president of Mexico
December 1: PTL leader Jim Bakker released from jail
December 1: Rober Schumanns 2nd Symphony premieres in London
December 2: Achille Lauro sinks off the coast of Somalia
December 2: Andrew Lloyd Webber admitted to the hospital for ulcer treatment
December 2: "Cobb" premieres
December 2: Jury finds Heidi Fleiss guilty of running a call girl ring
December 4: 83rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats Russia in Moscow (4-1)
December 4: "Angels in America-Millennium Approach" closes at Kerr after 367 performances
December 4: "Angels in America-Perestroika" closes at W Kerr New York City after 216 performances
December 4: Marta Figueras-Dottie/Brad Bryant wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
December 6: Maltese Falcon auctioned for $398,590
December 6: Orange County California files for bankruptcy
December 6: Warner Brothers announces a 5th TV network to begin on Jan 11, 1995
December 7: 5th Billboard Music Awards
December 7: Radio personality Howard Stern talks a man out of attempting suicide
December 8: Darryl Strawberry indicted on tax evasion charges
December 8: Fire in cinema in Karamay China, 310 killed
December 8: "What's Wrong With this Picture?" opens at Circle in Sq New York City for 12 per
December 9: 5m meteor 1994 XM1 passes within 100,000 km of Earth
December 9: Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders resigns after masturbation comments
December 10: 60th Heisman Trophy Award: Rashaan Salaam, Colorado (RB)
December 10: European Campaign against Racism "All different, All equal" begins
December 10: Nobel prize awarded to Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres and Yasser Arafat
December 11: Kelly Robbins and Tammie Green wins LPGA Diner's Club Golf Matches
December 11: Russian troops pull inside Tsjetsjenia
December 13: American Eagle commuter plane crashes in NC, killing 15
December 15: John Bruton becomes Ireland's premier
December 15: Liberia militia kills 48 inhabitants of Monrovia
December 15: "Tuna Christmas" opens at Booth Theater New York City for 20 performances
December 16: Davy Jones (Monkees), charged with DWI
December 17: KLM's last DC-10 goes out of service
December 18: "Comedy Tonight" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 8 performances
December 18: Darryl Strawberry pleads not guilty on tax evasion charges
December 18: General Hospital stars Kristina Malandro and Jack Wagner wed
December 18: Norman, Couples and Azinger wins LPGA Wendy's 3-Tour Golf Challenge
December 18: Socialist Party (ex-communist) wins Bulgaria parliamentary election
December 18: "What's Wrong With this Pic?" closes at Circle in Sq New York City after 12 perf
December 21: Bomb goes off on #4 train on Fulton Street New York City
December 22: "Christmas Carol" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City for 18 performances
December 22: Italian government of Berlusconi resigns
December 23: Baseball owners impose salary cap, fiercely opposed by players
December 24: 4 Moslem fundamentalists capture Air France pilot in Algiers
December 25: "Comedy Tonight" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City after 8 performances
December 26: Actor Jason Hervey (22) weds Kelley Patricia O'Neill (27)
December 26: French commando's terminate Air France hijacking in Marseille
December 26: President brother Roger Clinton (37) weds 8-mo pregnant Molly Nartin (25)
December 28: Billy Ray Cyrus, Achy Breaky Heart, weds Leticia Finley
December 28: Boon completes his 20th Test Cricket century (131 vs. Eng, MCG)
December 28: Tammy Wynette admitted to the hospital with bile duct infection
December 29: B737-400 flies into a mountain at Edremit East Turkey, 54 killed
December 29: Bangladesh government of Zia resigns
December 29: Billionaire J Paul Getty, Jr. marries Victoria Holdsworth on Barbados
December 29: Last Dutch electro-magnetic telephone exchange shuts down
December 29: Shane Warne takes a hat-trick vs. England at cricket MCG
December 31: 1st snowless December in Baltimore Maryland
December 31: Anti Apartheid Group of Netherlands (AABN) disbands
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