Today in History for 8th July 1994

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- Preliminary trial rules there is enough evidence to try OJ Simpson
- Sonia O'Sullivan runs female 2K world record (5:25.36)
- Space shuttle STS-65 (Columbia 17), launches
- St Maarten "Godfather" Claude Wathey sentenced to 1½ years

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 5 of 5

- Christian-Jaque, French director (Babette s'and va-t-and guerre), dies
- Dick Sargent, actor (Darren-Bewitched), dies of cancer at 64
- Dominic Lucero, dancer/singer, dies of lymphatic cancer
- Kim Il Sung, president of North-Korea (1948-94), dies at 82
- Lars-Eric Lindblad, Swedish-American entrepreneur and explorer (b. 1927)

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