Here you can see some things that happened in the year of 1994.

– IMPORTANT EVENTS:

Tonya Harding wins the national Figure Skating championship title but is stripped of her title following an attack on her rival Nancy Kerrigan.

Intermittent Civil War in Rwanda between Majority Hutus and minority Tutsis after assassination of President estimates of 1/2 million people killed in civil wars.

ANC triumphs in first Multiracial elections and on May 10th Nelson Mandella becomes president of South Africa.

Northridge Earthquake, magnitude 6.7, hits the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles.

In Switzerland, 48 members of the Order of the Solar Tradition Cult commit suicide to escape the hypocrisies and oppression of this world.

Brazil Wins 1994 World Cup in United States.

OJ Simpson flees police in his white ford bronco.

PLO leader Yasser Arafat returns to Palestine after 27 years in exile.

Frederick West serial killer together with his wife Rosemary West, was responsible for the murder of at least twelve young women.

The journal Nature reports the finding in Ethiopia of the first complete Australopithecus afarensis skull.

Ayrton Senna of Brazil, age 34, is tragically killed during the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola, Italy.

Jordan and Israel sign a peace treaty ending state of war that has existed between the nations since 1948.

The Irish Republican Army announces a “complete cessation of military operations”.

The Whitewater scandal investigation begins.

A New Outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus begins on May 9th in Zaire which continues in 1995 (highest case fatality rates of any human pathogenic virus, roughly 90%).

The Winter Olympic Games are held in Lillehammer, Norway.

Worlds First Satellite Digital Television Service Launched.

Java programming language first released from Sun Microsystems.

Scientists in Southern England estimate the oldest Europeans at 500,000 years.

The Channel Tunnel, which took 15,000 workers over seven years to complete, and is 31 miles long joining France and England opens on 6th May.

The European Fighter Aircraft “Eurofighter” has makes its inaugural test flight after 10 years in development.

Lisa Marie Presley marries Michael Jackson.

Kurt Cobain commits suicide.


– FAMOUS BIRTHS:

Dakota Fanning

Nat Wolff

Saoirse Ronan

Taissa Farmiga

Harry Styles

Ansel Elgort

Justin Bieber


– FAMOUS DEATHS:

Raul Julia

Kurt Cobain

John Candy

Peter Cushing

Burt Lancaster

George Peppard

Charles Bukowski

Richard M. Nixon

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis


– FAMOUS MOVIES:

The Shawshank Redemption

Forrest Gump

The Lion King

True Lies

The Flintstones

Dumb & Dumber

Clear and Present Danger

Speed

The Mask

Pulp Fiction

Four Weddings and a Funeral

Miracle on 34th Street

Muriels Wedding

Star Trek: Generations


– FAMOUS SONGS:

Source: ThePeopleHistory, Who2

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