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 (King Hussein pilot)
  • 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 (been there since September 1841)
  • 11 Aug 1994 Joao B Nino Vieira elected President of Guinee-Bissau
  • 12 Aug 1994 1st NFL game on Fox network (exhibition - SF vs. Denver)
  • 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 black 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

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Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Heaven Help Us

Heaven Help Us

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Michael Dinner

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Andrew McCarthy, John Heard, Mary Stuart Masterson

Little Odessa

Little Odessa

Release year: 1994

Directed by: James Gray

Starring: Tim Roth, Edward Furlong, Moira Kelly, Vanessa Redgrave

There Goes My Baby

There Goes My Baby

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Floyd Mutrux

Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Ricky Schroder, Kelli Williams, Noah Wyle


Which were the most popular books released in August 1994?
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The Day After Tomorrow by Allan Folsom

The Day After Tomorrow


"A page-turning whopper."-- Entertainment Weekly.The novel that took the nation by storm is now in paperback. Allan Folsom has created an international conspiracy of apocalyptic dimensions that interconnects three intricate and compelling stories spanning two continents and five decades.

Motherless Daughters by Hope Edelman

Motherless Daughters


Ask any woman whose mother has died, and she will tell you that she is irrevocably altered, as deeply changed by her mother's death as she was by her mother's life.

D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Stephen E. Ambrose

D-Day, June 6, 1944


They wanted to be throwing baseballs, not hand grenades, shooting .22s at rabbits, not M-1s at other men. But when the test came, when freedom had to be fought for or abandoned, they fought.

Everything To Gain by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Everything To Gain


Mallory Keswick can't imagine how her life could possibly be better. She has a wonderful, fulfilling marriage to a man who loves, supports, and nurtures her.

The Agenda by Bob Woodward

The Agenda


Working behind the scenes for the eighteen months following Bill Clinton's election, conducting hundreds of interviews with administration insiders and other key officials, and gaining access to confidential internal memos, diaries, and meeting notes, Bob Woodward has discovered how the …