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  • Medina, Washington, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 1, 1994

    Bill Gates

    Marriage

    Medina, Washington, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 1, 1994

    Gates married Melinda French on a golf course on the Hawaiian island of Lanai on January 1, 1994. They have three children. The family resides in Xanadu 2.0, an earth-sheltered mansion in the side of a hill overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Washington.




  • Swoyersville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Friday Feb 25, 1994

    Russell Bufalino

    Death

    Swoyersville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Friday Feb 25, 1994

    On February 25, 1994, Bufalino died of natural causes at Nesbitt Memorial Hospital in Kingston, Pennsylvania, aged 90. He is buried in Denison Cemetery in Swoyersville, Pennsylvania.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Feb 26, 1994

    Croatian War of Independence

    A meeting of Croatian, Bosnian, and Bosnian Croat representatives with US Secretary of State

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Feb 26, 1994

    Under pressure from the United States, the belligerents agreed on a truce in late February, followed by a meeting of Croatian, Bosnian, and Bosnian Croat representatives with US Secretary of State Warren Christopher in Washington, D.C. on February 26, 1994.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Mar 17, 1994

    Bosnian War

    Washington Agreement

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Mar 17, 1994

    A peace agreement known as the Washington Agreement, mediated by the US, was concluded on 2 March by representatives of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Herzeg-Bosnia.




  • Los Angeles, California, USA
    Monday Mar 21, 1994

    Steven Spielberg

    1st Director Oscar

    Los Angeles, California, USA
    Monday Mar 21, 1994

    Steven has won his first Academy Award for the category of Best Director in 1994 For the movie Schindler's List.




  • Park Ridge, New Jersey, U.S.
    Monday Apr 18, 1994

    Richard Nixon

    Nixon Suffered a Severe Stroke

    Park Ridge, New Jersey, U.S.
    Monday Apr 18, 1994

    Nixon suffered a severe stroke on April 18, 1994, while preparing to eat dinner in his Park Ridge, New Jersey home. A blood clot resulting from the atrial fibrillation he had suffered for many years had formed in his upper heart, broken off, and traveled to his brain. He was taken to New York Hospital–Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan, initially alert but unable to speak or to move his right arm or leg. Damage to the brain caused swelling (cerebral edema), and Nixon slipped into a deep coma.




  • Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 12, 1994

    Neil Armstrong

    2nd Marriage

    Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 12, 1994

    He met his second wife, Carol Held Knight, at a golf tournament in 1992, when they were seated together at breakfast. She said little to Armstrong, but two weeks later he called her to ask what she was doing. She replied that she was cutting down a cherry tree, and 35 minutes later Armstrong was at her house to help. They were married in Ohio on June 12, 1994, and had a second ceremony at San Ysidro Ranch in California. He lived in Indian Hill, Ohio.


  • Northeast 28th Street in Bellevue, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 5, 1994

    Jeff Bezos

    Amazon

    Northeast 28th Street in Bellevue, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 5, 1994

    Bezos decided to establish an online bookstore. He left his job at D. E. Shaw and founded Amazon in his garage on July 5, 1994, after writing its business plan on a cross-country drive from New York to Seattle.


  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 5, 1994

    Amazon

    Jeff Bezos founded Amazon

    Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 5, 1994

    Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in July 1994. He chose Seattle because of technical talent as Microsoft is located there. Bezos initially incorporated the company in Washington state with the name Cadabra, Inc.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 16, 1994

    Mobile Phones

    The World's First Smartphone

    U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 16, 1994

    In 1994, IBM Simon was introduced. This was possibly the world's first smartphone. It was a mobile phone, pager, fax machine, and PDA all rolled into one. It included a calendar, address book, clock, calculator, notepad, email, and a touchscreen with a QWERTY keyboard. The IBM Simon had a stylus, used to tap the touch screen. It featured predictive typing that would guess the next characters as you tapped. It had applications, or at least a way to deliver more features by plugging a PCMCIA 1.8 MB memory card into the phone.


  • Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 30, 1994

    Rosa Parks

    Parks Was Robbed and Assaulted In Her Home

    Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 30, 1994

    At age 81 Parks was robbed and assaulted in her home in central Detroit on August 30, 1994. The assailant, Joseph Skipper, broke down the door but claimed he had chased away an intruder. He requested a reward and when Parks paid him, he demanded more. Parks refused and he attacked her. Hurt and badly shaken, Parks called a friend, who called the police. A neighborhood manhunt led to Skipper's capture and reported beating.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 5, 1994

    Bosnian War

    Pub.L. 103–337 was signed by the President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 5, 1994

    On 5 October 1994, Pub.L. 103–337 was signed by the President and stated that if the Bosnian Serbs had not accepted the Contact Group proposal by 15 October the President should introduce a UN Security Council proposal to end the arms embargo, and that if it was not passed by 15 November, only funds required by all UN members under Resolution 713 could be used to enforce the embargo, which would effectively end the embargo.


  • California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 12, 1994

    Steven Spielberg

    Building his new studio

    California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 12, 1994

    In 1994, Spielberg took a hiatus from directing to spend more time with his family and build his new studio, DreamWorks,with partners Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen.


  • Taxes, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 8, 1994

    George W. Bush

    1994 Texas gubernatorial election

    Taxes, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 8, 1994

    The 1994 Texas gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1994 to elect the Governor of Texas. Incumbent Democratic Governor Ann Richards was defeated in her bid for re-election by Republican nominee George W. Bush, the son of former President George H. W. Bush.


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