Throughout a number of years, records of the past have been kept through the use of newspapers. Newspapers continue to be used as a primary source of information and an irreplaceable source for hundreds past events. NewspaperArchive has utilized this to feature the most notable events that have occurred. Such events for the year 1994 include the establishment of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the announcement of the Vance-Owen Peace plan between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ice Hockey becoming the official winter sport of Canada, the 25th anniversary event of Woodstock in New York, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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For Year 1994
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January 1, 1994
The establishment of the North American Free Trade Agreement occurs.
January 20, 1994
The first female to become a cadet at The Citadel is Shannon Faulkner, but drops out shortly after.
January 25, 1994
A change in the health care reform, prohibition on assault weapons, and welfare reform are all stated in the first State of the Union address given by President Clinton.
February 4, 1994
The Fed Funds target rate is raised by the Federal Open Market Committee for the first time in five years.
February 9, 1994
Bosnia and Herzegovina's Vance-Owen Peace plan is announced.
Connection to the Internet is made for the first time by the People's Republic of China.
March 12, 1994
The first female priests are ordained by the Church of England.
March 14, 1994
A major advance in personal computers is made as Apple Computer, Inc. releases the PowerPC Microprocessor Macintosh computers.
March 21, 1994
Best Picture and Best Director among 5 other Oscars of the 66th Academy Awards is won by Spielberg's Schindler's List.
April 8, 1994
A self-inflicted gunshot wound leaves Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain dead in his Lake Washington home.
April 22, 1994
Almost 20 years after his resignation as President of the United States, Richard Nixon dies in New York City.
April 27, 1994
The first multiracial elections in South Africa are held, marking the official end of discrimination and having Nelson Mandela being elected as the first democratic president.
May 10, 1994
The inauguration of Nelson Mandela as the first black president of South Africa takes place.
May 12, 1994
Ice Hockey is established as the official winter sport of Canada.
June 15, 1994
Full diplomatic relations are formed between Israel and the Vatican.
June 17, 1994
A police chase occurs when NFL player O.J. Simpson and Al Cowlings flee in a Ford Bronco.
June 26, 1994
Microsoft stops selling the MS-DOS operating system without Microsoft Windows.
July 25, 1994
After 46 years of war, Israel and Jordan officially end fighting upon the singing of the Israel-Jordan Treaty of Peace.
August 5, 1994
The first protests against Fidel Castro's government in 35 years takes place.
August 12, 1994
The 25th anniversary of Woodstock in Saugerties, New York begins.
September 13, 1994
Certain features are banned from being manufactured on new firearms for 10 years upon the signing of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban by President Clinton.
September 17, 1994
The first hearing impaired winner of the Miss America pageant is Heather Whitestone.
October 5, 1994
World Teacher's Day is implemented by UNESCO to honor the signing of the Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers.
November 5, 1994
A letter announcing that former President Ronald Reagan has Alzheimer's is released.
December 15, 1994
The release of first version of the Netscape Navigator web browser takes place.