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1994 in the United States

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April 22: Former President Richard Nixon dies at 81.

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  • August 12 – Woodstock '94 begins in Saugerties, New York. It is the 25-year anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
  • August 20 – In Honolulu, Hawaii, during a circus international performance, an elephant named Tyke crushes her trainer Allen Campbell to death before hundreds of horrified spectators, at the Neal Blaisdell Arena.
  • August 23 – Eugene Bullard is posthumously commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force, 33 years after his death, and 77 years to the day after his rejection for U.S. military service in 1917.

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November 8: Republicans gain control of Congress (Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich pictured)

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•The 1994 NBA Finals was won by the Houston Rockets. The Rockets defeated the New York Knicks in a hard-fought seven games series. Hakeem Olajuwon was named MVP of the Finals.

•The 1994 Super Bowl was won by the Dallas Cowboys. Dallas defeated the Buffalo Bills 30-13 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Running back Emmitt Smith taking home MVP honors. The 1994 Super Bowl crowned the champion of the 1993-1994 NFL season.

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  2. ^ "Ari Halberstam Memorial Site". Retrieved 14 October 2014.
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  7. ^ "Jeffrey Dahmer, Multiple Killer, Is Bludgeoned to Death in Prison". The New York Times. 29 November 1994. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
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  12. ^ "Alexandra Raisman". Team USA. Retrieved 23 April 2019.

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