Feature Year: 1994 3pm ET

January 15 – Harry Nilsson, American musician (b. 1941) Died
February 24 – Dinah Shore, American actress and singer (b. 1916) Died
February 26 – Bill Hicks, American comedian (b. 1961) Died
March 1 – Justin Bieber, Canadian pop/R&B singer
March 16 – In Portland, Oregon, Tonya Harding pleads guilty to conspiracy to hinder prosecution for trying to cover-up an attack on figure skating rival Nancy Kerrigan. She is fined $100,000 and banned from the sport.
April 5 – Kurt Cobain, American singer and songwriter (b. 1967) Died
April 8 – Kurt Cobain, songwriter and frontman for the band Nirvana, is found dead at his Lake Washington home, apparently of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound.
June 12 – Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are murdered outside the Simpson home in Los Angeles, California. O.J. Simpson is later acquitted of the killings, but is held liable in a civil suit.
June 14 – Henry Mancini, American composer and arranger (b. 1924) Died
June 17 – NFL star O.J. Simpson and his friend Al Cowlings flee from police in his white Ford Bronco. The low-speed chase ends at Simpson’s Brentwood, Los Angeles, California mansion, where he surrenders.
August 12 – The 1994–95 Major League Baseball strike is called, ending the 1994 MLB Season
September 1 – Bianca Ryan, American singer
September 1 – Jasmine, American singer
September 13 – President Bill Clinton signs the Assault Weapons Ban, which bans the manufacture of new weapons with certain features for a period of 10 years.
November 4 – Fred “Sonic” Smith, American guitarist (b. 1949) Died
November 5 – A letter by former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, announcing that he has Alzheimer’s disease, is released.
November 8 – Lauren Alaina, American singer
November 10 – Carmen McRae, American jazz singer (b. 1920) Died
November 16 – Dino Valente, American musician (b. 1943) Died
November 16 – Cab Calloway, American jazz singer and bandleader (b. 1908) Died
December 15 – The first version of web browser Netscape Navigator is released.

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