The PlayStation was first released in Japan.
The Ulysses probe passes the Sun’s south pole.
Kim Jong-il begins becomes the supreme leader of North Korea upon the death of his father, Kim Il-sung.
After a televised low-speed highway pursuit, OJ Simpson is arrested for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman.
The four men who were convicted of bombing the World Trade Center in New York in 1993 are to 240 years in prison.
The painting ‘The Scream’ is recovered after being stolen from the National Gallery of Norway in February.
The American musician Kurt Cobain commits suicide.
The Clementine space probe is launched.
The 1994 World Series is cancelled as the baseball players go on strike..