1994 in the United States

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1994
in
the United States

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Events from the year 1994 in the United States.

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April 22: Former President Richard Nixon dies at 81.

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August[edit]

  • August 12 – Woodstock '94 begins in Saugerties, New York. It is the 25-year anniversary of Woodstock in 1969.
  • August 20 – In Honolulu, Hawaii, during a circus international performance, an elephant named Tyke crushes her trainer Allen Campbell to death before hundreds of horrified spectators, at the Neal Blaisdell Arena.
  • August 23 – Eugene Bullard is posthumously commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force, 33 years after his death, and 77 years to the day after his rejection for U.S. military service in 1917.

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November[edit]

November 8: Republicans gain control of Congress (Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich pictured)

December[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Sport[edit]

•The 1994 NBA Finals was won by the Houston Rockets. The Rockets defeated the New York Knicks in a hard-fought seven games series. Hakeem Olajuwon was named MVP of the Finals.

•The 1994 Super Bowl was won by the Dallas Cowboys. Dallas defeated the Buffalo Bills 30-13 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Running back Emmitt Smith taking home MVP honors. The 1994 Super Bowl crowned the champion of the 1993-1994 NFL season.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Milestones of the U.S. Archival Profession and the National Archives, 1800-2011". U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Ari Halberstam Memorial Site". Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  3. ^ "On This Day 1994: Rock musician Kurt Cobain 'shoots himself'". BBC News. Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Our Lady of the Angels School Fire, Chicago December 1, 1958 - 2000 Essay Contest 3rd Place". Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Death of a First Lady ; Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Dies of Cancer at 64". www.nytimes.com.
  6. ^ "Mass murderer killed in prison". The Independent. Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  7. ^ "Jeffrey Dahmer, Multiple Killer, Is Bludgeoned to Death in Prison". The New York Times. 29 November 1994. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-09-07. Retrieved 2010-10-19.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Subway Bombing of 1994". Gothamist. Archived from the original on 24 December 2015. Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  10. ^ Kevin Poulsen (January 21, 2000). "The case of the kung fu 'phreak'". ZDNet. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
  11. ^ "Alexandra Raisman". Team USA. Retrieved 23 April 2019.

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