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1994Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge

19948th Soul Train Music Awards: Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston win

1994Kirby Puckett pass Rod Carew with 2,088 hit as Twin's top hit leader

199421st American Music Award: Whitney Houston wins

1994Beth Daniel wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic

199429th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins

1994Darryl Strawberry pleads not guilty on tax evasion charges

1994Jane Geddes wins LPGA Chicago Golf Challenge

1994In Portage, Wisconsin, convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is clubbed to death by an inmate in the Columbia Correctional Institution gymnasium.

1994President Bill Clinton lifts US trade embargo against Vietnam

1994Singer Courtney Love cleared of drug charges

1994Howard Stern drops out of NY gubernatorial race

1994114th US Men's Tennis: Andre Agassi beats Michael Stich (61 76 75)

1994Last day of Test cricket for Kapil Dev

1994Coach Jimmy Johnson quits Dallas Cowboys

19946th Seniors Golf Tradition: Ray Floyd

1994DNA testing links OJ Simpson to murder of Nicole Simpson & Ron Goldman

1994Beth Daniel wins LPGA World Championships of Women's Golf

1994Billy Joel performs opening concert at Cleveland's Gund Arena

1994Mark Messier guarantees his New York Rangers will beat the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, which he would help deliver on by scoring a natural hat trick in the game

1994"Rise & Fall of Little Voice" closes at Neil Simon NYC after 9 perfs

1994Andrew Lloyd Webber admitted to the hospital for ulcer treatment

1994Nobel prize awarded to Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres & Yasser Arafat

1994PLO leader Yasser Arafat returns to Gaza after 27 years

1994"Rise & Fall of Little Voice" opens at Neil Simon NYC for 9 perfs

1994Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins in 3:06:29.006 (255.89 kph)

1994Beth Daniel wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic

1994Laura Davies wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament

1994Radio personality Howard Stern talks a man out of attempting suicide

1994Darryl Strawberry indicted on tax evasion charges

1994Oliver McCall TKOs Lennox Lewis in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1994National League for Democracy is formed by Aung San Suu Kyi and various others to help fight against dictatorship in Myanmar.

1994Kapil Dev's final one-day international (v West Indies)

1994Rodney King award $3,800,000 in compensation for his police beating

1994Malcolm X's daughter arrested for plotting Louis Farrakham's murder

1994OJ Simpson offers $500,000 reward for evidence of ex-wife's klller

1994Pope John Paul II demands juristic discrimination of homosexuals

1994Michael Moorer beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1994Darryl Strawberry enters Betty Ford clinic

1994Eddie Murray sets record for switch hit HRS in a games (11 times)

1994123rd British Golf Open: Nick Price shoots a 268 at Turnberry Scotland

1994Davy Jones (Monkees), charged with DWI

1994Nelson Mandela and the ANC, finally confirmed winners in South Africa's first post apartheid election

1994LA Dodger Darryl Strawberry begins substance abuse treatment

1994Howard Stern's New Year's Eve Beauty Pageant

1994San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice catches NFL record 127th touchdown pass

1994Tammy Wynette admitted to the hospital with bile duct infection

1994Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 802 goals scored

19942nd ESPY Awards: Barry Bonds, Julie Krone win

1994Indonesian censors ban Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List"

1994Nobel Prize awarded to Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin & Shimon Peres

1994-17] Pope John Paul II visits Spain

1994108th US Womens Tennis Open: Aranxta S Vicario beats Steffi Graf (1-6 7-6 6-4)

1994Fearing arrest by the FBI, Whitey Bulger flees Boston, and successfully hides from law enforcement for the next 16 years

1994President Clinton announces US will no longer repatriate boat people

1994Cindy Crawford & Richard Gere announce they are seperating

199476th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 269 at Southern Hills Tulsa

1994OJ Simpson (charged with murder) gives hair samples for testing

1994Laura Davies wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic

1994Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wkts

1994OJ Simpson arraigned on murder of Nicole Simpson & Ronald Goldman

1994South African President Nelson Mandela visits US

1994Pre-trial hearings open in LA against OJ Simpson

1994Steffi Graf becomes 1st defending tennis champ to lose in 1st round of a major tournament (Wimbledon to Lorrie McNeal)

1994OJ Simpson pleads "Absolutely 100% Not Guilty" of murder

1994Kelly Robbins & Tammie Green wins LPGA Diner's Club Golf Matches

1994OJ Simpson doesn't turn himself in on murder charges, LA cops chase his Ford Bronco for 1½ hours, eventually gives up (seen live on TV)

1994Actor Jackson Pinckney awarded $487,000 for being partially blinded by Jean-Claude Van Damme during filming of "Cyborg"

1994Super Bowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 30-13 in Atlanta Super Bowl MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB

1994David Robinson scores ties 7th highest total in the NBA - 71

1994Lawrence Taylor announces his retirement from the NFL

1994Gary Larson, announces he is retiring from doing "Far Side" cartoon

1994Howard Stern formally announces his Libertarian run for NY governor

1994South African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning

1994Martin Brodeur becomes 1st Devil to win Calder Trophy

1994Jack Nicholson uses a golf club to attack a car

1994Beth Daniel wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

19941st phase of OJ Simpson murder trial jury selection ends (304 chosen)

199466th Academy Awards - "Schindler's List", Tom Hanks & Holly Hunter win

1994Wayne Gretzky ties Gordie Howe's NHL record of 801 goals

199482nd Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (76 64 64)

1994MTV awards feature newlyweds Michael Jackson & Lisa Marie Presley

1994Lennox Lewis TKOs Phil Jackson in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1994"Forrest Gump", starring Tom Hanks, robin wright, and Gary Sinise, is released

1994Accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy, Michael Jackson settles a civil lawsuit out of court

1994Dudley Moore arrested for hitting girlfriend

1994Miami begins a latin walk of fame, 1st star for Gloria Estefan

1994Jerry Lewis' 29th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,100,000

19945th Billboard Music Awards: Ace of Base & Mariah Carey win

1994Hulk Hogan beats Ric Flair to win WCW wrestling championship

1994George Foreman (45) KOs Michael Moorer to win boxing HW championship

1994Kelly Robbins wins Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic by Owens-Corning

1994"Cyrano - The Musical" closes at Neil Simon NYC after 137 perfs

1994IRS investigates Darryl Strawberry

199449th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan

1994Preliminary trial rules there is enough evidence to try OJ Simpson

199412th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton

1994Kapil Dev sets world record for Test Cricket wickets with 432

1994NY Supreme Court refuses Howard Stern's non financial disclosure

1994Nelson Mandela sworn in as South Africa's 1st black president

1994NY Giants retire Lawrence Taylor's #56

199440th McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Laura Davies

199494th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

1994A's outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 1,100th career base

1994Libertarian party nominates Howard Stern for Governor of NY

1994Patty Sheehan wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Golf Game

1994Actress Elizabeth Taylor released from the hospital after hip treatment

1994ANC chief Nelson Mandela rejects demand by white right-wingers for separate homeland in South Africa

1994 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 1
"Flying Karamzov Brothers" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 50 perfs 
Jan 1
"Grand Night after Singing" closes at Criterion NYC after 52 perfs 
Jan 1
Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.83) 
Jan 1
Carquest Bowl 4: Boston College beats Virginia, 32-13 
Jan 1
Howard Stern's New Year's Eve Beauty Pageant 
Jan 1
International Year of Family 
Jan 1
Jacobs Field opens with "Gateway's New Year's Eve Countdown to '94" 
Jan 1
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect 
Jan 1
The Zapatista Army of National Liberation initiates twelve days of armed conflict in the Mexican State of Chiapas. 
Jan 2
"Abe Lincoln in Illinois" closes at Beaumont NYC after 40 perfs 
Jan 2
"Shakespeare after My Father" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 266 perf 
Jan 2
Battles between army & rebellious indians in South Mexico, kill 57 
Jan 3
"Gray's Anatomy" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 13 performances 
Jan 3
100s killed in Venezuela in prison revolt 
Jan 3
Tupolev-154M crashes at Irkutsk, Siberia: 122 killed 
Jan 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 
Jan 3
Restoration of South African citizenship, announced on 15 December 1993 by the South African parliament led by President F.W. de Klerk, becomes effective four months before the first South Africa non-racial polls of 27 April, 1994 
Jan 4
10th largest wrestling crowd (58,000-Tokyo Dome) 
Jan 5
Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.82) 
Jan 5
Yat Weiju swims world record 100m butterfly stroke (58.71) 
Jan 5
Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool record (58.71) 
Jan 6
"Government Inspector" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances 
Jan 6
Dow-Jones hits record 3803.88 
Jan 6
Ice skater Nancy Kerrigan is attacked by Tonya Harding's bodyguard 
Jan 6
Yat Weiju swims world record 50m butterfly stroke (26.44) 
Jan 6
Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool (26.44) 
Jan 7
South Africa beat Australia in the Sydney Test by 5 runs 
Jan 7
US female Figure Skating championship won by Tonya Harding 
Jan 7
United Express commuter plane crashes in Ohio, killing 5 
Jan 8
Rintje Ritsma skates world record 1500m (1:51.60) 
Jan 8
Russian manned space craft TM-18, launches into orbit 
Jan 8
US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Davis 
Jan 9
14th United Negro College Fund raises $11,000,000 
Jan 9
Gunda Niemann skates world record (167.282 pts) 
Jan 9
Rintje Ritsma skates world record (156.201 points) 
Jan 10
Trial of Lorena Bobbitt who cut off her husband's penis, begins 
Jan 10
Ukraine says it will give up world's 3rd largest nuclear arsenal 
Jan 10
Uzbekistan & Kazakhstan agrees to abolish trade tariffs 
Jan 11
Hyderabad score 6 for 944 against Andhra Pradesh in Ranji Trophy 
Jan 11
Irish government announces end of a 20-year broadcasting ban on IRA 
Jan 12
Malcolm X's daughter arrested for plotting Louis Farrakham's murder 
Jan 12
Steve Carlton (Phillies) elected to Baseball Hall of Fame 
Jan 13
Italian government of Ciampi resigns 
Jan 13
Tonya Harding's bodyguard, Shawn Eric Eckardt & Derrick Brian Smith arrested & charged with conspiracy in attack of skater Nancy Kerrigan 
Jan 14
Inna Lassovskaya triple-jumps ladies world record (14.61m) 
Jan 14
Russian manned space craft TM-17, lands 
Jan 15
15th ACE Cable Awards: Michael Fuchs wins the Golden CableACE for outstanding achievements in advancing the development of cable programming 
Jan 15
Hague motorist with .51% alcohol in blood, breaks Dutch record (.47%) 
Jan 15
Queen Elizabeth falls off her horse & breaks her left wrist 
Jan 15
Lawrence Taylor announces his retirement from the NFL 
Jan 16
Scott skates world record 1000m (1:12.54) 
Jan 17
6.6 Earthquake hits Los Angeles killing 60, $30B in damage 
Jan 17
Actress Elizabeth Taylor released from the hospital after hip treatment 
Jan 18
The Cando event, a possible bolide impact in Cando, Spain. Witnesses claim to have seen a fireball in the sky lasting for almost one minute. 
Jan 19
-20°F (-29°C) (5:32 AM) coldest day ever recorded in Cleveland Ohio 
Jan 19
-36°F (-38°C) in New Whiteland, Indiana (state record) 
Jan 21
Dow Jones passes 3900 (record 3,914.20) 
Jan 21
Lorena Bobbitt found temporarily insane when she cut off her husband's penis 
Jan 22
45th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 9-8 at NY Rangers 
Jan 22
5.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Sumatra 
Jan 22
51st Golden Globes: Schlinder's List, Steven Speilberg 
Jan 22
East beats West 9-8 in 45th NHL All Star Game at Madison Square Garden in NYC 
Jan 23
Bernie Kosar is 2nd QB to throw TD passes in AFC & NFC Champ games 
Jan 23
Worldwide Day for peace in Bosnia-Hercegovina 
Jan 24
Dow Jones closes above 3,900 for 1st time (3,914.48) 
Jan 25
Australia beat South Africa 2-1 to win the World Series Cup 
Jan 25
Mine fire at Asansol, India, kills 55 
Jan 25
US space probe Clementine launched 
Jan 25
Accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy, Michael Jackson settles a civil lawsuit out of court 
Jan 27
"No Man's Land" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 61 performances 
Jan 27
Carlos Reina succeeds pres Callejas in Honduras 
Jan 27
Romanian social democrats form government with anti-Semites 
Jan 28
Helicopter crashes into office building in San Jose California, 1 dead 
Jan 28
Inna Lassovskaja jumps ladies world record (14.78m) 
Jan 30
68th Australian Women's Tennis Open: S Graf beats A S Vicario (6-0 6-2) 
Jan 30
82nd Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (76 64 64) 
Jan 30
Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.76) 
Jan 30
Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wkts 
Jan 30
Super Bowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 30-13 in Atlanta Super Bowl MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB 
Jan 30
Péter Lékó becomes the youngest chess grand master. 
Jan 31
Barcelona opera theater "Gran Teatro del Liceo" burns down 
Jan 31
Dow Jones hits a record 3,978.36 
Feb 1
Irina Privalova runs world record 50m indoor (6.03 sec) 
Feb 1
Large meteorite falls near Kusaie, Pacific Ocean 
Feb 3
"Les Miserables," opens at Kallang Theatre, Singapore 
Feb 3
President Bill Clinton lifts US trade embargo against Vietnam 
Feb 3
STS-60 (Discovery) launches into orbit 
Feb 4
10th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins 
Feb 4
20 die in armed assault on mosque in Khartoum, Sudan 
Feb 4
Merlene Ottey runs world record 50 m indoor (6.00 sec) 
Feb 4
Russian team beats ladies world record 4x800 m indoor (8:18.71) 
Feb 5
"Where On Earth Is Carmen San Diego," debuts on Fox TV 
Feb 5
Medgar Evers' murderer Byron De La Beckwith sentenced to life, in Jackson Miss, 30 years after the crime 
Feb 6
"Government Inspector" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 perfs 
Feb 6
Dawn Coe-Jones wins LPGA Healthsouth Palm Beach Golf Classic 
Feb 6
Jose Maria Figueres elected president of Costa Rica 
Feb 6
Leonid Voloshin triple jumps world record 17.77m 
Feb 6
Martti Ahtisaari elected president of Finland 
Feb 6
NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 17-3 
Feb 7
21st American Music Award: Whitney Houston wins 
Feb 7
Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge 
Feb 7
Jim Nabors undergoes a liver transplant 
Feb 8
Jack Nicholson uses a golf club to attack a car 
Feb 8
Kapil Dev sets world record for Test Cricket wickets with 432 
Feb 8
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee charge with possession of loaded firearm 
Feb 9
Israeli minister Shimon Perez signs accord with PLO's Arafat 
Feb 11
Lu Parker, (South Carolina), crowned 43rd Miss USA 
Feb 11
Space shuttle STS-60 (Discovery 18), lands 
Feb 12
17th Winter Olympic games opens in Lillehammer, Norway 
Feb 12
20th century premiere of 6 restored Haydn-sonatas in Boston 
Feb 12
Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream" stolen (in Oslo) 
Feb 12
Inna Lassovskaya jumps world record 14.90m 
Feb 12
Model Anna Nicole Smith hospitalized for drug overdose 
Feb 13
44th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 127-118 at Minneapolis 
Feb 13
Inna Lassovskaya jumps world record 14.9m 
Feb 13
Johann Olav Koss skates world record 5000m 6:34,96 
Feb 13
Ship disaster near Ranong Thailand, kills 200 
Feb 14
Alexander Golubev skates Olympic record 500m (36.33) 
Feb 14
Andrei Chikatilo, a Russian serial killer is executed by shooting. 
Feb 14
2nd ESPY Awards: Barry Bonds, Julie Krone win 
Feb 15
US asks Aristide to adopt a peace plan from Haiti 
Feb 16
6.5 earthquake strikes SE Sumatra, kills 200 
Feb 16
Johann Olav Koss skates world record 1500m (1:51.29) 
Feb 16
Premier Alfonso Bustamente ends government in Peru 
Feb 18
Dan Jansen skates world record 1000m (1:12.43) 
Feb 18
Shreveport Pirates join CFL as 4th US team 
Feb 19
Marta Figueras-Dotti wins Cup o' Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open 
Feb 20
3 Afghans take 70 Pakistani children hostage 
Feb 20
Johann Olav Koss skates world record 10 km (13:30.55) 
Feb 20
Pope John Paul II demands juristic discrimination of homosexuals 
Feb 22
"Les Miserables," opens at Chunichi Theatre, Nagoya 
Feb 23
Indians owner Richard Jacobs announces he will pay $10 million to name baseball field (Jacobs Field) at Gateway (becomes official 3/23) 
Feb 24
Scoreboard is unveiled at new Cleve Indians' park (Jacobs Field) 
Feb 25
Israeli extremist Baruch Goldstein massacres 30 Palestinians in Hebron 
Feb 25
Peruvian Yak-40 crashes into mountain near Tingo Maria, kills 31 
Feb 25
Phil Rizzuto elected to Baseball Hall of Fame 
Feb 26
St Louis Blues beat Ottawa Senators 11-1 
Feb 27
17th Winter Olympic games closes in Lillehammer, Norway 
Feb 27
Maronite church near Beirut bombed, 10 killed 
Feb 28
Brady Law, imposing a wait-period to buy a hand-gun, went into effect 
Mar 1
36th Grammy Awards: I Will Always Love You, Toni Braxton wins 
Mar 1
Martti Ahtisaari inaugurated as president of Finland 
Mar 1
Senate rejectes a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution 
Mar 2
Miami begins a latin walk of fame, 1st star for Gloria Estefan 
Mar 2
William Natcher, (Rep-D-Ky), casts his 18,401 & last consecutive vote 
Mar 2
Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender if taped statement is broadcasted, it is, but he doesn't 
Mar 3
"Damn Yankees" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 510 performances 
Mar 3
"Philoktetes Variations," with Ron Vawter, premieres in Brussels 
Mar 3
IRS investigates Darryl Strawberry 
Mar 4
4 Arab terrorist founded guilty of bombing the World Trade Center 
Mar 4
Space shuttle STS-62 (Columbia 16), launches into orbit 
Mar 5
Dottie Mochrie wins Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of Golf Championship 
Mar 5
Largest milkshake (1,955 gallons of chocolate-Nelspruit South Africa) 
Mar 5
PBA National Championship won by David Traber 
Mar 5
Singer Grace Slick arrested for pointing a gun at a cop 
Mar 6
Colin Jackson runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.30 sec) 
Mar 6
United Arab Emirates beat Kenya by 2 wickets to win ICC Trophy 
Mar 6
Referendum in Moldova results in the electorate voting against possible reunification with Romania. 
Mar 7
8th American Comedy Award: Carrot Top wins 
Mar 7
Charles Taylor resigns as pres of Liberia 
Mar 7
David Platt appointed captain of English football team 
Mar 7
US Navy issues 1st permanent order assigning women on combat ship 
Mar 7
ANC chief Nelson Mandela rejects demand by white right-wingers for separate homeland in South Africa 
Mar 7
The Supreme Court of the United States rules in Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc.that parodies of an original work are generally covered by the doctrine of fair use. 
Mar 8
20th People's Choice Awards: Tom Cruise & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Roseanne Arnold win (TV) 
Mar 8
B737 collides with Ilyushin-86 in New Dehli, at least 8 killed 
Mar 8
US Defense Department announces smoking ban in workplaces 
Mar 8
Train accident at Pinetown, Natal, kills 47 
Mar 9
IRA launch 1st of 3 mortar attacks on London's Heathrow Airport 
Mar 10
1 million Greeks attend Melina Mercouri's funeral 
Mar 11
Eduardo Frei succeeds Patricio Aylwin as president of Chile 
Mar 12
Church of England ordains 1st 33 women priests 
Mar 13
33.3% of Austria votes for ultra-right Freedom Party 
Mar 13
Donna Andrews wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship 
Mar 13
Oil tank/airship crash at Bosporus (huge fire/15+ killed) 
Mar 13
President Mangope of Bophuthatswana deposed 
Mar 14
Mexican banker/billionaire Alfredo Harp Helu kidnapped 
Mar 14
Soyuz TM-21 launches with V Dezyurov, G Strekalov & N Thagard 
Mar 14
Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released. 
Mar 15
8th Soul Train Music Awards: Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston win 
Mar 15
Experts from AL certify Indian's Jacobs Field is properly lit 
Mar 16
Moravcik forms Slovakia government 
Mar 16
Tonya Harding pleads guilty to felony attack on Nancy Kerrigan 
Mar 17
"Little More Magic" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 30 performances 
Mar 17
Iran transport aircraft crashes in Azerbaijan (32 killed) 
Mar 17
It is announced there is no smoking in Cleve Indians new ballpark 
Mar 18
South Africa Goldstone committee reveals existence of secret police 
Mar 18
Space shuttle STS-62 (Columbia 16), lands 
Mar 18
Zsa Zsa Gabor files for bankruptcy 
Mar 19
2500 kilograms of cocaine intercepted in Zeewolde, Netherlands 
Mar 19
Lara scores 167 for WI v England at Georgetown 
Mar 19
Largest omelet (1,383sq ft) made with 160,000 eggs in Yokohama, Japan 
Mar 19
NJ Devils club record 41st win of the season 
Mar 20
"Cyrano - The Musical" closes at Neil Simon NYC after 137 perfs 
Mar 20
"Flowering Peach" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 41 performances 
Mar 20
"No Man's Land" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances 
Mar 20
14th Golden Raspberry Awards: Indecent Proposal wins 
Mar 20
Brett Hart wins WWF championship at Wrestlemania X 
Mar 20
El Salvador's 1st pres election following 12-year-old civil war 
Mar 20
Laura Davies wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament 
Mar 20
Mashonaland U-24 beat Matabeleland on 1st inn to win Logan Cup 
Mar 20
Wrestlemania X at Madison Square Garden NY, Bret Hart pins Yokozuna 
Mar 20
Zulu-king Goodwill Zwelithini founds realm in South Africa 
Mar 21
66th Academy Awards - "Schindler's List", Tom Hanks & Holly Hunter win 
Mar 21
Anne P Sidamon-Eristoff named chairwoman of Museum of Natl History 
Mar 21
Dudley Moore arrested for hitting girlfriend 
Mar 21
Wayne Gretzky ties Gordie Howe's NHL record of 801 goals 
Mar 22
Dutch Ambassador to US christens a new tulip (the Hillary Clinton) 
Mar 22
Mark Foster swims world record 50m butterfly (23.68 sec) 
Mar 22
South African government/ANC take power in Ciskei homeland 
Mar 22
Soyuz TM-21 lands 
Mar 23
Amy Fisher's lover Joey Buttafuoco is released from jail after 4 months & 9 days 
Mar 23
Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10 km (11:28) 
Mar 23
Howard Stern formally announces his Libertarian run for NY governor 
Mar 23
Last day of Test cricket for Kapil Dev 
Mar 23
Russian Airbus A-310 crashes in Siberia (74-75 killed) 
Mar 23
Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 802 goals scored 
Mar 23
Richard Jacobs buys naming rights to Indians new ball park at Gateway for $13.8 million (renamed Jacobs Field) 
Mar 24
"Carousel" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 322 performances 
Mar 24
"Song of Jacob Zulu" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 53 performances 
Mar 24
F-16 collides with C-130 Hercules above AFB in NC, 120 die 
Mar 25
Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 3 km (4:09.32) 
Mar 25
Yasunori Miyabe skates world record 1000 m (1:12.37) 
Mar 26
Bonnie Blair skates world record 500 m ladies (38.99 sec) 
Mar 26
Gunda Niemann skates world record 5 km ladies (7:03.26) 
Mar 26
Gunda Niemann skates un-official world record 10 km ladies (14:22.60) 
Mar 26
Yuka Sato of Japan wins world figure skating championship in Tokyo 
Mar 27
23rd Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Donna Andrews 
Mar 27
Church in Piedmont Alabama collapses in tornado, 19 killed 
Mar 27
Ice Dance Championship at Chiba Japan won by Gritschuk & Platov (RUS) 
Mar 27
Ice Pairs Championship at Chiba won by Shishkova/Vadim Naumov (RUS) 
Mar 27
Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Chiba won by Yuka Sato (JPN) 
Mar 27
Men's Figure Skating Championship in Chiba won by Elvis Stojko (CAN) 
Mar 27
The Eurofighter takes its first flight in Manching, Germany. 
Mar 28
Armed Zulus demonstrate in Johannesburg, over 53 killed 
Mar 28
Italy's right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election 
Mar 28
BBC Radio Five Live broadcasts for first time in United Kingdom 
Mar 29
Coach Jimmy Johnson quits Dallas Cowboys 
Mar 29
Last day of Test cricket for Allan Border 
Mar 29
Serbs & Croats signed a cease-fire to end the war in Croatia 
Mar 30
ABC Masters Tournament won by Hobo Boothe 
Mar 30
Bombay beat Bengal by 8 wickets to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy 
Mar 30
England Cricket all out for 46 at Port-of-Spain 
Mar 31
James Farentino pleads no contest to stalking ex-girl Tina Sinatra 
Mar 31
Walkway from Cleveland's Tower City to Jacobs Field officially opens 
Mar 31
Human evolution: The journal Nature reports the finding in Ethiopia of the first complete Australopithecus afarensis skull. 
Apr 1
Bob Feller Statue on Indians Plaza dedicated 
Apr 2
1st exhibition game played at Jacobs Field, Pirates beat Indians, 6-4 
Apr 3
13th NCAA Women Basketball Championship: NC beats Louisiana Tech 60-59 
Apr 3
1st roster of Silver Bullets (all-female pro baseball team) announced 
Apr 3
6th Seniors Golf Tradition: Ray Floyd 
Apr 4
1st game played at Jacobs Field, Indians beat Mariners 4-3 in 11 inn 
Apr 4
56th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Ark Razorbacks beats Duke 76-72 
Apr 4
Cubs Karl "Tuffy" Rhodes, hit 3 HRs in 1993 hits 3 HRs on opening 
Apr 4
KLM Saab 340B crashes at Schiphol, 3 killed 
Apr 4
LA Dodger Darryl Strawberry begins substance abuse treatment 
Apr 4
Largest Opening Day crowd at Yankee Stadium, 56,706 
Apr 4
Netscape Communications founded as Mosaic Communications 
Apr 4
Tony Curtis undergoes heart-bypass surgery 
Apr 4
Day vs Mets starter Dwight Gooden 
Apr 5
"Jackie Mason Politically Incorrect" opens at Golden NYC for 347 perfs 
Apr 5
Miami Heat beat NY Knicks ending 15 game NBA winning streak 
Apr 6
1st scheduled Indians night game at Jacobs Field is rained out 
Apr 6
Chuck Jones found guilty of breaking into Marla Maples home 
Apr 6
Liberal Supreme Court Justice Blackmun (Roe v Wade) resigns 
Apr 6
Palestinian suicide bomber kills 7 Israelis & himself 
Apr 6
Rockwell B-1B Lancers break 11 world speed records 
Apr 6
The Rwandan Genocide begins when the aircraft carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira is shot down. 
Apr 7
"Medea" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 82 performances 
Apr 7
1st night game at Cleveland's Jacobs Field, Indians 6 Seattle 2 
Apr 7
NY Yankees beat Texas Rangers 18-6 
Apr 7
Singer Percy Sledge pleads guilty to tax evasion 
Apr 7
Vatican acknowledges Holocaust (Nazis killing Jews) for 1st time 
Apr 8
Atlanta Brave Kent Mercker no-hits Dodgers, 6-0 
Apr 8
Darryl Strawberry enters Betty Ford clinic 
Apr 8
Japans premier Morihiro Hosokawa resigns 
Apr 8
Smoking banned in Pentagon & all US military bases 
Apr 9
BPAA US Open by Justin Hromek 
Apr 9
STS-59 (Endeavour) launches into orbit 
Apr 10
"Les Miserables" opens at Hiten Theatre, Osaka 
Apr 10
58th Golf Masters Championship: Jose M Olazabal wins, shooting a 279 
Apr 12
Canter & Siegel post the first commercial mass Usenet spam. 
Apr 13
President guard at Kigali Rwanda, chops 1,200 church members to death 
Apr 13
Target date for Israeli complete withdrawal, doesn't occur 
Apr 13
United Arab Emirates' 1st official ODI, losing to India 
Apr 14
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis operated on for a bleeding ulcer 
Apr 14
NJ Devils end best regular season, 47-25-12 record for 106 points 
Apr 14
US F-15 accidentally shoots 2 US helicopters down over Iraq, 26 die 
Apr 14
Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender after completion of his Seven Seals manuscript 
Apr 15
Indians loses 1st game at Jacobs Field, KC wins 2-1 
Apr 15
WMMS-FM's Jeff & Flash, & entire station staff, are fired 
Apr 16
Circus performers Marissa Young (24) & Matt Richardson (21) wed 
Apr 17
"Little More Magic" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 30 perfs 
Apr 17
"Twilight - Los Angeles 1992" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 72 perfs 
Apr 17
55th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Lee Trevino wins 
Apr 17
Aruba government of Oduber falls 
Apr 17
Val Skinner wins LPGA Atlanta Women's Golf Championship 
Apr 18
"Beauty & the Beast" opens at Palace Theater NYC 
Apr 18
23rd Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:21:45 
Apr 18
98th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya in 2:07:15 
Apr 18
Arsenio Hall announces he will end his show in May 1994 
Apr 18
Brian Lara scores 375 for WI vs England to beat Sobers' record 
Apr 18
Cricketer Brian Lara hits 375 runs on 1 day (world record) 
Apr 18
Former President Nixon suffered a stroke & dies 4 days later 
Apr 18
Lebanon drops relations with Iran 
Apr 18
STS-59 (Endeavour) lands [approx] 
Apr 19
15th Emmy Sports Award presentation 
Apr 19
Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10km (11:25.88) 
Apr 19
Inkatha ends boycott of South African multi-racial election 
Apr 19
Rodney King award $3,800,000 in compensation for his police beating 
Apr 19
Supreme Court outlaws excluding people from juries because of gender 
Apr 20
Danny Harold Rolling sentenced to death in Florida for killing 5 
Apr 20
Serbian army bombs hospital in Goradze Bosnia, 47 killed 
Apr 20
Sohail & Inzamam make world record ODI partnership of 263 
Apr 20
Space shuttle STS-59 (Endeavour 6), lands 
Apr 21
"Picnic" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances 
Apr 21
Eddie Murray sets record for switch hit HRS in a games (11 times) 
Apr 21
Serbian army bombs distress clinic in Goradze Bosnia, 28 killed 
Apr 21
The first discoveries of extrasolar planets are announced by astronomer Alexander Wolszczan. 
Apr 22
7,000 Tutsi's slaughtered in stadium of Kibuye Rwanda 
Apr 22
Borge Ousland reaches North pole 
Apr 22
Ice skater Tonya Harding sues ex-husband Jeff Gillooly for $42,500 
Apr 22
In Denmark the largest lollipop, weighing 3,011 pounds, made 
Apr 22
Michael Moorer beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavyweight boxing title 
Apr 22
Schelto Patijn appointed mayor of Amsterdam 
Apr 23
Army shoots to death 23-40 fishermen in Gonaives Haiti 
Apr 23
General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Norm Duke 
Apr 23
Libertarian party nominates Howard Stern for Governor of NY 
Apr 24
"Broken Glass" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 73 performances 
Apr 24
"Flowering Peach" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 41 performances 
Apr 24
Armando Calderon Sol wins El Salvador presidential election 
Apr 24
Bomb attack in center of Johannesburg, 9 killed 
Apr 24
David Robinson scores ties 7th highest total in the NBA - 71 
Apr 24
NY Rangers sweep NY Islanders in NHL playoffs 
Apr 25
14" of snow in Southern Calif 
Apr 25
Bomb attack on taxi stand in Johannesburg, 10 killed 
Apr 25
Fishing boat with school children capsize at Lanaka Syria, 46 killed 
Apr 25
King Azlan Shah of Malaysia resigns 
Apr 25
Mexican businessman & billionaire Angel Losada kidnap 
Apr 25
Tsutomu Hata elected premier of Japan 
Apr 26
26.9°C in Prestebakke Norway (Norwegian April high temp record) 
Apr 26
Taiwan Airbus A-300 crashes at Nagoya Japan, 262 killed 
Apr 26
1st multi-racial election in South Africa begins [3 days] Dr Nomaza Paintin in NZ is 1st black South African to vote 
Apr 26
Physicists announce first evidence of the top quark subatomic particle. 
Apr 27
"Inspector Calls" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 454 performances 
Apr 27
29.0°C in Genevad, Sweden (Swedish April high temperature record) 
Apr 27
7th longest NHL game: NJ Devils beat Buffalo Sabres (125 min 43 sec) 
Apr 27
Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (52,713 km) 
Apr 27
President Nixon buried in Nixon Library in Calif 
Apr 27
Twins righty Scott Erickson no-hits Brewers 6-0 
Apr 28
1st multi-racial election in South Africa ends [3 days] 
Apr 28
Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer & wife Rosario plead guilty to spying 
Apr 28
Freddy Thielemans sworn in as mayor of Brussels Belgium 
Apr 29
Ferry boat smashes into Mombasa Harbor Kenya, kills over 300 
Apr 29
Israel & PLO sign economic accord 
May 1
"My Fair Lady" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 165 performances 
May 1
"Rise & Fall of Little Voice" opens at Neil Simon NYC for 9 perfs 
May 1
-3] Tornado & hail storms hit Jiangxi China, 95 killed 
May 1
Charles Kuralt retires as CBS newsman (On the Road) 
May 1
Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Sprint Senior Challenge Golf Tournament 
May 1
Sherri Steinhauer wins LPGA Sprint Golf Championship 
May 2
Bus crashes into a tree at Gdansk Poland, 32 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
US space probe Clementine launched 
May 4
Arsenal wins 34th Europe Cup II 
May 4
Singer Courtney Love cleared of drug charges 
May 5
"Sally Marrand Her Escorts" opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 50 perfs 
May 5
Labour beats Conservatives in British local elections 
May 5
North-Yemen air force bombs Aden South Yemen 
May 6
Chunnel linking England & France officially opens 
May 6
Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on Tonight Show 
May 6
US House of Representatives passes the Federal Assault Weapons Ban 
May 6
Lennox Lewis TKOs Phil Jackson in 8 for heavyweight boxing title 
May 6
Nelson Mandela and the ANC, finally confirmed winners in South Africa's first post apartheid election 
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 Munch's painting "The Scream" recovered 3 months after stolen 
May 8
"Rise & Fall of Little Voice" closes at Neil Simon NYC after 9 perfs 
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 US will no longer repatriate boat people 
May 8
Erling Kagge becomes the first person to complete the Three Poles Challenge. 
May 9
"Passion" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 280 performances 
May 9
Mass murderer Joel Rifkind found guilty in NY 
May 10
"Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public" opens at Lunt-Font NYC for 16 per 
May 10
Barbra Striesand's begins 1st concert tour in 30 years 
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
"Grease" opens at Eugene O' Neill Theater NYC for 1,503 performances 
May 11
"Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult" released in France 
May 11
6 white racists sentenced to death in South Africa 
May 11
Inter Milan wins 23rd UEFA Cup 
May 12
WIBC Bowling Queens won by Anne Marie Duggan 
May 13
Indians begin a 18 home game home 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 15
40th McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Laura Davies 
May 16
Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Orlando FL on WTKS 104.1 FM 
May 16
Jacqueline Onassis admitted to hospital for cancer treatment 
May 16
Joaquín 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
Sushmita Sen from India is crowned the 43rd Miss Universe at 18 years old 
May 20
Sony Theaters & Cineplex (NYC) hike movie ticket prices to $8.00 
May 21
"Best Little Whorehouse" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 16 perfs 
May 21
120th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 1:56.4 
May 21
Reds bat out of order against Dodgers in 2nd inning 
May 21
South Yemen secedes from Yemen 
May 22
Elaine Crosby wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open 
May 22
Toronto NBA franchise unveils name "Raptors" & 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 25
Mark Messier guarantees his New York Rangers will beat the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, which he would help deliver on by scoring a natural hat trick in the game 
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 
May 27
Larry King ended his radio show 
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
"Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 223 performances 
May 29
"Picnic" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances 
May 29
Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins in 3:06:29.006 (255.89 kph) 
May 29
Beth Daniel wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic 
May 29
Great iceball comet seen above North Sea 
May 29
Hungary's Socialist Party wins parliamentary election 
May 29
Patty Sheehan wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Golf Game 
May 31
Padres scores 13 in 2nd vs Pirates 
Jun 1
FX Channel, Cable Network, debuts 
Jun 1
Gen H Norman Schwarzkopf released from hospital after prostate surgery 
Jun 2
67th National Spelling Bee: Ned Andrews wins spelling antediluvian 
Jun 2
Chinook helicopter crashes in North Scotland (29 killed) 
Jun 2
Indonesian censors ban Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" 
Jun 2
Sharon Stone files $12m lawsuit against her jeweler 
Jun 3
5.9 earthquake/floods SE Java (150+ killed) 
Jun 3
WIIZ (98.7) FM goes off the air 
Jun 4
Haile Gebre Selassie runs world record 5 km (12:56.96) 
Jun 5
"Gray's Anatomy" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 8 performances 
Jun 5
64th French Men's Tennis: S Bruguera beats A Berasategui (63 75 26 61) 
Jun 5
64th French Women's Tennis: A Sanchez Vicario beats M Pierce (6-4 6-4) 
Jun 5
7th Children's Miracle Network Telethon 
Jun 5
Beth Daniel wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic 
Jun 6
28th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Ray Stevens 
Jun 6
6.0 earthquake/avalanche destroys Toez Colombia (about 1000 killed) 
Jun 6
Brian Lara scores 501 not out for Warwickshire vs Durham 
Jun 6
CD-councillor H Selhorst arrested for hard-drugs trade 
Jun 6
Cricketer Brian Lara hits record 501 not out/390 runs in 1 day 
Jun 6
Tupolev-154M crashes at Xian China, 160 killed 
Jun 6
Warwickshire score 4 for 810 declared against Durham 
Jun 7
A's outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 1,100th career base 
Jun 8
7.8 earthquake strikes North Bolivia 
Jun 8
Mass murderer Joe Rifkind sentenced to 27 years 
Jun 9
"Hudsucker Proxy" premieres in Germany 
Jun 9
5.6 earthquake strikes southern Mexico 
Jun 9
Angolan plane bombs school in Waku Kungo (89 killed) 
Jun 10
Biggest European clock ever (9100 kg/(237) 2.5 m) at Aarle-Rixtel 
Jun 10
China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC 
Jun 10
Jennifer Capriati, tennis ace, checks out of drug abuse clinic 
Jun 11
"Meet The Flintstones" by The BC 52's peaks to #33 
Jun 11
126th Belmont: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 2:26.8 
Jun 11
Drunken police officer shoots 7 people dead in Falun, Sweden 
Jun 11
Moshood Abiola becomes pres of Nigeria 
Jun 11
Cbox is 39'115 long, 20'85 wide, & 8' high in Jacksonville, Fl Largest popcorn container is 6,619.76 cubic feet full of popped corn 
Jun 12
-17] Pope John Paul II visits Spain 
Jun 12
48th Tony Awards: Angels in America: Perestroika & Passion win 
Jun 12
Cab Calloway suffered massive stroke at his home in White Plaines NY 
Jun 12
Liselotte Neumann wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic 
Jun 13
Chicago Cub 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg, retires due to poor play, he forfeits $15.7 million of his $25 million contract 
Jun 13
Don Mattingly plays 1st base 1,469 game for Yankees (2nd most) 
Jun 13
A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, blames recklessness by Exxon and Captain Joseph Hazelwood for the Exxon Valdez disaster, allowing victims of the oil spill to seek $15 billion in damages. 
Jun 14
Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Vancouver Canucks, 4 games to 3 
Jun 15
Disney's "Lion King" opens in theaters with $42 million 
Jun 15
NY Giants cut quarterback Phil Simms 
Jun 15
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice 
Jun 16
Martin Brodeur becomes 1st Devil to win Calder Trophy 
Jun 17
1994 World Cup soccer match begin, Germany vs Bolivia in Chicago 
Jun 17
OJ Simpson doesn't turn himself in on murder charges, LA cops chase his Ford Bronco for 1½ hours, eventually gives up (seen live on TV) 
Jun 18
Aleksander Popov swims world record 100m free style (48.21 sec) 
Jun 18
Gay Games open in NYC 
Jun 18
US ties Switzerland 1-1 in their 1st game of 1994 soccer World Cup 
Jun 19
"Sally Marrand Her Escorts" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 50 perfs 
Jun 19
"She Loves Me" closes at Atkinson Theater NYC after 294 performances 
Jun 19
"Twilight - Los Angeles 1992" closes at Cort NYC after 72 perfs 
Jun 19
94th US Golf Open: Ernie Els shoots a 279 at Oakmont CC in Oakmont Pa 
Jun 19
Ernesto Samper elected president of Colombia 
Jun 19
Lisa Kiggens wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament 
Jun 19
Tigers tie record of hitting HRs in 25th consecutive games 
Jun 20
Bomb attack on Islamic temple in Mashad Iran (70 killed) 
Jun 20
Ernie Els win's 1994 Golf US Open 
Jun 20
Howard Stern begins 30-minute (Radio) TV show on E! cable network 
Jun 20
OJ Simpson arraigned on murder of Nicole Simpson & Ronald Goldman 
Jun 21
Steffi Graf becomes 1st defending tennis champ to lose in 1st round of a major tournament (Wimbledon to Lorrie McNeal) 
Jun 22
48th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3 
Jun 22
Ken Griffey Jr breaks Ruth's record for most HRs by end of June (31) 
Jun 22
Mets reliever John Franco sets lefty save mark at 253 
Jun 22
US beats Colombia 2-1 in 1994 soccer world cup (1st win since 1950) 
Jun 23
South Africa reclaims its seat in UN 
Jun 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 
Jun 23
South Africa is readmitted to the United Nations Organisations (UNO) 
Jun 23
Some 2,500 French troops head into Rwanda to protect civilians, the first outside forces sent there since UN 
Jun 24
1st French "all news" TV (LCI) begins broadcasting 
Jun 24
Jeff Bagwell of Astros is 28th to hit 2 HRs in an inning 
Jun 25
1,500th goal in Soccer World Cup history scored by Caceres of Argentina 
Jun 25
105°F (40.5°C) at Albuquerque New Mexico 
Jun 25
111°F (43.9°C) at El Paso Texas 
Jun 25
Cleve Indians 18 game home win streak ends to Yanks 11-6 
Jun 25
Gay Games close in NYC 
Jun 25
Japanese premier Tsutomu Hata resigns 
Jun 26
"Broken Glass" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 73 performances 
Jun 26
"Medea" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 82 performances 
Jun 26
104°F (40°C) at Denver, Colorado 
Jun 26
107°F (41.6°C) at Albuquerque, New Mexico 
Jun 26
112°F (44.4°C) at El Paso, Texas 
Jun 26
122°F (50°C) at Laughlin, Nevada 
Jun 26
126°F (52.2°C) in Death Valley, Calif 
Jun 26
Air Ivory Fokker-27 crashes at Abidjan (16 killed/1 lives) 
Jun 26
Donna Andrews wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic 
Jun 26
Kirby Puckett pass Rod Carew with 2,088 hit as Twin's top hit leader 
Jun 26
PLO leader Yasser Arafat returns to Gaza after 27 years 
Jun 26
US loses to Romania 1-0 in 1994 soccer world cup 
Jun 27
"Gray's Anatomy" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 8 performances 
Jun 27
118°F (47.8°C) at Lakewood New Mexico[dup] 
Jun 27
118°F (47.8°C) at Lakewood New Mexico (state record) 
Jun 27
12th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton 
Jun 27
NY Daily News increases prices to 50 cents 
Jun 27
Aerosmith become first major band to let fans download a full new track free from the internet 
Jun 28
NY Met Pitcher Dwight Gooden suspended for 60 days due to drug charges 
Jun 29
Socialist, Tomiichi Murayama, elected premier of Japan 
Jun 29
US reopens Guantanamo Naval Base to process refugees 
Jun 30
Airbus A330 crash at Toulouse France (7 killed) 
Jun 30
Giants outfielder Darren Lewis errors after record 392 flawless games 
Jun 30
Pre-trial hearings open in LA against OJ Simpson 
Jun 30
US Ice Skating Federation bars Tonya Harding for life 
Jul 1
Fokker's-28 crashes at Tidjikja, Mauritania (94 killed) 
Jul 1
Roman Herzog sworn in as German president 
Jul 1
Soyuz TM-19 launches 
Jul 1
Yassar Arafat returns to Gaza strip 
Jul 2
101st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: C Martinez beats Navratilova (64 36 63) 
Jul 2
John Wayne Bobbitt & Kristina Elliot arrested for domestic battery 
Jul 2
Richard Johnson takes 10-45 for Middlesex against Derbyshire 
Jul 2
US Air DC-9 crash in North Carolina, 37 killed 
Jul 3
108th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: P Sampras beats G Ivanisevic (76 76 60) 
Jul 3
15th US Seniors Golf Open: Simon Hobday 
Jul 3
Romania eliminates Argentina 3-2 in soccer world cup 
Jul 3
Tammie Green wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic 
Jul 3
The deadliest day in Texas traffic history, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Forty six people were killed in crashes. 
Jul 4
Russian manned space craft TM-18 lands 
Jul 4
Rwandese Patriotic Front occupies Kigali 
Jul 4
USA loses to Brazil 1-0 in 1994 World Cup quarter finals 
Jul 5
Boxer Buster Douglas comes out of a diabetic coma 
Jul 5
US changes refugee policy, by sending Haitian boat people back 
Jul 5
The United States announced it would refuse further unrestricted immigration from Haiti. 
Jul 6
Irina Privalova runs 100m European Record (10.77) 
Jul 6
Lerou Burrell runs world record 100m (9.85) 
Jul 6
Shreveport Pirates 1st CFL game (vs Ottawa) 
Jul 6
"Forrest Gump", starring Tom Hanks, robin wright, and Gary Sinise, is released 
Jul 7
"Les Miserables" opens at Imperial Theatre, Tokyo 
Jul 7
North Yemenite troops occupy Aden 
Jul 8
Preliminary trial rules there is enough evidence to try OJ Simpson 
Jul 8
Sonia O'Sullivan runs female 2K world record (5:25.36) 
Jul 8
Space shuttle STS-65 (Columbia 17), launches 
Jul 8
St Maarten "Godfather" Claude Wathey sentenced to 1½ years 
Jul 9
11,000th HR in NY Yankees history (Matt Nokes) 
Jul 9
Sonia O'Sullivan runs world record 2k (5:25.36) 
Jul 9
Soyuz TM-19 lands 
Jul 10
"Hedda Gabler" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 33 performances 
Jul 10
Kelly Robbins wins Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic by Owens-Corning 
Jul 10
Nepal premier Girija Prasadkoirala resigns 
Jul 10
Sonia O'Sullivan runs female world record 2K (5:25.36) 
Jul 11
Suriname guilder devalued: NŸ1 = SŸ105 
Jul 12
65th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-8 at 3 Rivers Stad, Pitts 
Jul 12
All star MVP: Fred McGriff (Atlanta Braves) 
Jul 12
Nomination hearings for Steven Breyer for supreme court justice begins 
Jul 13
Jeff Gillooly sentenced to 2 years for attack on Nancy Kerrigan 
Jul 13
OJ Simpson (charged with murder) gives hair samples for testing 
Jul 14
Gas explosion at old age home in Milan, 27 killed 
Jul 15
Gyula Horn sworn in as premier of Hungary 
Jul 15
Israel & Jordan agree to talks in Wash DC on July 25th 
Jul 15
NJ Nets Derrek Coleman accused of rape in Detroit 
Jul 15
Sonia O'Sullivan runs 3K (8:21.64) 
Jul 15
Hundreds of thousands of Hutus flee to Zaire in the Congo near the end of the the Rwandan Genocide 
Jul 16
"Sisters Rosensweig" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 556 perfs 
Jul 16
1st parts of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hits Jupiter (until July 22nd) 
Jul 16
3 tenors-Placid Domingo, Luciano Parvoti, Jose Carreras, perform in LA 
Jul 16
Baseball Night in America premieres (no Saturday day games) 
Jul 16
Comet Shoemaker-Levy collides with Jupiter 
Jul 16
Shreveport Pirates 1st CFL home game (vs Toronto Argonauts) 
Jul 16
Spanish fishing boats sink a French fishing boat over fishing rights 
Jul 16
Sweden shuts out Bulgaria 4-0, to finish 3rd in the World Cup 
Jul 17
123rd British Golf Open: Nick Price shoots a 268 at Turnberry Scotland 
Jul 17
Beth Daniel wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic 
Jul 17
Brazil beats Italy in a shoot out, for their 4th soccer world cup 
Jul 17
French youngster (4) becomes Buddhist Lama Tulkou Kalou Rinpoche 
Jul 17
Hulk Hogan beats Ric Flair to win WCW wrestling championship 
Jul 18
Bomb attack on Jewish center AMIA in Buenos Aires, 86 killed 
Jul 18
Comet Shoemaker-Levy collides with Jupiter 
Jul 18
Court upholds NBA salary cap and draft rights 
Jul 18
Crayola announces introduction of scented crayons 
Jul 18
Houston Astros tie NL comeback record, trailing 10-0, beat Cards 15-12 
Jul 18
NY Jets sign USA soccer goalkeeper Tony Miola as a place kicker 
Jul 19
1st game ever cancelled at Seattle Kingdome (falling tiles) 
Jul 19
Bomb explosion in Alas Airlines at Colon Panama, 21 killed 
Jul 19
Leonid Kvetjsma sworn in as Ukraine president 
Jul 20
Major parts of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter (July 16th-22nd) 
Jul 20
OJ Simpson offers $500,000 reward for evidence of ex-wife's klller 
Jul 21
Tony Blair is declared the winner of the leadership election of the British Labour Party, paving the way for him to become Prime Minister in 1997. 
Jul 22
23rd & last part of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter (since July 16th) 
Jul 22
Doc Gooden admitted to Betty Ford Center 
Jul 22
Mariners play Red Sox as home team at Fenway, as Kingdome is repaired 
Jul 22
Military coup in Gambia: Pres Dawda Jawara flees 
Jul 22
OJ Simpson pleads "Absolutely 100% Not Guilty" of murder 
Jul 22
William Sigei runs world record 10k (26:52.53) 
Jul 23
All 40,000 ceiling tiles in Kingdome must be replaced 
Jul 23
Amy Osmond of Utah, 17, crowned America's Junior Miss 
Jul 23
Dancer Gene Kelly suffers a mild stroke 
Jul 23
Don Mattingly becomes 6th NY Yankee to get 2,000 hits 
Jul 23
Goodwill Games open in St Petersburg 
Jul 23
Longest baseball rain delay (3:39) as Giants beat Mets 4-2 in NYC 
Jul 23
Space shuttle STS-65: Columbia 17, lands after record 14 days 55 mins 
Jul 24
32nd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Frankfurt Germany (3-0) 
Jul 24
49th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan 
Jul 24
Asociación de Estados del Caribe (AEC) forms 
Jul 24
Bodo kills 37 Moslems in Bashbari NE India 
Jul 24
Miguel Indurain wins Tour de France 
Jul 25
Jordan & Israeli end 46 year state of war (Wash DC) 
Jul 26
Cambodia's Red Khmer surprise attack on train, kills 13 
Jul 26
Turkish air force bombs Kurds, struggle in Iraq, 70 killed 
Jul 28
Baseball players decide to strike on Aug 12, 1994 
Jul 28
Last steel beam is placed on Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 
Jul 28
Texas Ranger Kenny Rogers pitches baseball's 14th perfect game 
Jul 29
200,000 Moslems demand death to feminist Taslima Nasrin 
Jul 29
Corrupt Italian ex-premier Craxi gets 8½ year jail sentenced 
Jul 29
H Emans Arubaanse Peoples Party wins parliamentary election 
Jul 29
India army kills 27 Moslem militants 
Jul 29
Jesse Timmedequas, rapes & murders Megan Kanka, 7 (Megan's Law) 
Jul 29
Parliamentary election in Aruba 
Jul 30
Record 103.8°F (39.9°C) in Preschen Lausitz Germany 
Jul 31
102.7°F (39.3°C) in Pleschen, East-Germany 
Jul 31
28th Curtis Cup: Draw, 9-9 
Jul 31
Arcen Limburg averages 71.6°F (22.0°C) in July: record 
Jul 31
Helen Alfredss wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship 
Jul 31
Netherlands' warmest July since 1783 - average 21.4°C 
Jul 31
Phil Rizzuto (Yanks) & Steve Carlton (Phils) enter the Hall of Fame 
Jul 31
Sergei Bubka ploe vaults his 35th world record (6.14 m) 
Jul 31
Stockholm averages 21.5°C; the warmest July since 1855 
Jul 31
UN votes 12-0 (2 abstentions) to authorize use of force against Haiti 
Aug 1
99.9°F (37.7°C) in Berlin-Dahlem: record 
Aug 1
The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour 
Aug 1
Train crash in Havana Cuba, 6 killed