This article is about the particular significance of the year
1994 to Wales and its people.
Incumbents [ edit ]
26 January - A man fires two blank shots at Charles, Prince of Wales, during the prince's visit to Sydney, Australia.
10 February - An earthquake shock measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale is experienced within a 50-mile radius of the epicentre near Bangor, Wales.
18 March - An earthquake shock measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale is experienced within a 30-mile radius of the epicentre near Newtown, Montgomeryshire.
1 April - At Coney Beach Pleasure Park, Porthcawl, a 9-year-old boy is killed after being flung off the 58-year-old "Water Chute" ride when a steel hoop collapses in wet and windy conditions and falls onto the open-topped carriage in which he is travelling. 
29 June - In a televised interview with Jonathan Dimbleby, the Prince of Wales admits having committed adultery after the breakdown of his marriage.
19 July - Glenys Kinnock is elected to the European Parliament.
28 August – Sunday trading becomes legal in England and Wales for the first time.  September -
Bryn Terfel is guest soloist at the Last Night of the Proms. Dr
Elizabeth Haywood is the first winner of the Welsh Woman of the Year award. Miners at the Tower Colliery in South Wales, led by
Tyrone O'Sullivan, set up TEBO (Tower Employees Buy-Out) to try to save their mine. Work begins on the
Cardiff Bay barrage.
St Davids (population 2,000) is restored to city status in the United Kingdom at the request of the Queen, confirmed by letters patent presented on 1 June 1995.
Arts and literature [ edit ]
New books [ edit ]
English language [ edit ]
Welsh language [ edit ]
New music [ edit ]
Welsh-language films [ edit ]
Broadcasting [ edit ]
Welsh-language television [ edit ]
Gwalia yng Nghasia (documentary)
Yr Heliwr ("A Mind to Kill") (drama)
(children's) Uned 5
English-language television [ edit ]
1 January - Allen Forward, Wales international rugby union player, 72
23 March - Donald Swann, musician, 70
21 May - Cliff Wilson, snooker player, 60
31 May - Tom Lewis, Wales international rugby union player, 89
27 June - Jeremy Brooks, novelist, poet and dramatist, 67
24 July - Aubrey Davies, cricketer, 79
31 July - Caitlin Macnamara, widow of Dylan Thomas, 80
23 August - Wat Jones, cricketer, 77
1 September - Dr Roger Thomas, politician
4 October - F. Gwendolen Rees, zoologist, 88
9 October - Idris Hopkins, footballer, 83
17 October - Gus Risman, rugby league player, 83
28 October - Steve Curtis, boxer, 45
6 December - Alun Owen, screenwriter, 69
29 December - Jack Rippon, cricketer, 76
31 December - Harri Webb, poet, 74
date unknown - Elisabeth Inglis-Jones, writer
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]