August 1994 calendar

August 1994

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1994.
The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1994: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1994?


  • 01 Aug 1994 The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour
  • 02 Aug 1994 Congressional hearings begin on White Water
  • 03 Aug 1994 1st Jordanian plane to fly over Israeli airspace
  • 04 Aug 1994 Dwingeloo 1, near milky way system, discovered
  • 05 Aug 1994 Antonov-12 crash down at Boda, East-Siberia, 47 killed
  • 06 Aug 1994 Algerian Moslem fundamentalists threaten school / Universities
  • 07 Aug 1994 Hedda Gabler closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 33 performances
  • 09 Aug 1994 Phil Rizzuto Hall of Fame Night
  • 10 Aug 1994 Last British troops leave Hong Kong
  • 11 Aug 1994 Joao B Nino Vieira elected President of Guinee-Bissau
  • 12 Aug 1994 1st NFL game on Fox network
  • 13 Aug 1994 Train crash in Tbilisi Georgia, 24 killed
  • 14 Aug 1994 76th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 269 at Southern Hills Tulsa
  • 15 Aug 1994 S African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning
  • 16 Aug 1994 Shauna Gambill, 17, of California, crowned 12th Miss Teen USA
  • 17 Aug 1994 Lesotho King Letsie II fires Premier Ntsu Mokhehle
  • 18 Aug 1994 5.6 earthquake in Algeria, kills 171
  • 20 Aug 1994 Archbishop Quarracino wants all homosexuals to leave Argentina
  • 21 Aug 1994 Ernesto Zedillo wins Mexican presidential election
  • 22 Aug 1994 DNA testing links OJ Simpson to murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman
  • 23 Aug 1994 Eugene Bullard, the only African American pilot in World War I, is posthumously commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.
  • 24 Aug 1994 Israel and PLO initialed accord giving autonomy to Palestinians in West Bank in education, health, taxation, social welfare and tourism
  • 27 Aug 1994 Laughter on the 23rd Floor closes at R Rodgers NYC after 320 performances
  • 28 Aug 1994 1st Japanese gay pride parade
  • 30 Aug 1994 Gund Arena in Cleveland opens
  • 31 Aug 1994 Last Russian soldiers leave Estonia and Latvia
  • 12 Aug 1994 Major League Baseball players go on strike, eventually forcing the cancellation of the 1994 World Series.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1994?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Stay
  2. - I'll Make Love To You
  3. - I Swearyoutube
  4. - Fantastic Voyage
  5. - Can You Feel The Love Tonight

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Love Is All Around
  2. - Crazy For You
  3. - I Swearyoutube
  4. - Compliments On Your Kiss
  5. - Searching


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in August 1994?

Without Remorse by Tom Clanc

Without Remorse


Jack Kelley, from Maryland to Vietnam fights druglords and frees prisoners.

Return of the Mummy by R.L. Stine

Return of the Mummy


This is the shocking repackaging of a classic bestseller that will give you goosebumps. This year, Gabe is a little anxious about returning to Egypt after last year's terrifying adventure.

Fear Of Fifty by Erica Jong

Fear Of Fifty


Erica Jong was introduced to readers by Seducing The Demon. She wasn't born in 1973 when Fear of Flying was published.

Motherless Daughters by Hope Edelman

Motherless Daughters


Ask any woman whose mother died and she will tell ya that her life is forever changed.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil


In the early morning hours of May 2, 1981, shots rang out from Savannah's grandest mansion. Is it murder? Or self-defense? The shooting and its aftermath were heard throughout the hauntingly beautiful city of shaded squares and moss-hung oaks for …