Look what happened the 1994.

The Zapatista Army of National Liberation initiates twelve days of armed conflict in the Mexican State of Chiapas. (1. January 1994)

The North American Free Trade Agreement comes into effect. (1. January 1994)

More than seven million people from the former Apartheid Homelands, receive South African citizenship. (3. January 1994)

Nancy Kerrigan is clubbed on the knee at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit, Michigan. (6. January 1994)

Russian cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov on Soyuz TM-18 leaves for Mir. He would stay on the space station until March 22, 1995, for a record 437 days in space. (8. January 1994)

The Irish Government announces the end of a 15-year broadcasting ban on the IRA and its political arm Sinn Féin. (11. January 1994)

1994 Northridge earthquake: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Northridge, California. (17. January 1994)

The Cando event, a possible bolide impact in Cando, Spain. Witnesses claim to have seen a fireball in the sky lasting for almost one minute. (18. January 1994)

The Clementine space probe launches. (25. January 1994)

Péter Lékó becomes the youngest chess grandmaster. (30. January 1994)

Punk rock band Green Day releases their album Dookie, which would eventually sell over 20 million copies worldwide. (1. February 1994)

Byron De La Beckwith is convicted of the 1963 murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers. (5. February 1994)

During the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina more than 60 people are killed and some 200 wounded as a mortar shell slams into a downtown marketplace in Sarajevo. (5. February 1994)

Four men break into the National Gallery of Norway and steal Edvard Munch's iconic painting The Scream. (12. February 1994)

Aldrich Ames and his wife are charged by the United States Department of Justice with spying for the Soviet Union. (22. February 1994)

Mosque of Abraham massacre: In the Cave of the Patriarchs in the West Bank city of Hebron, Baruch Goldstein opens fire with an automatic rifle, killing 29 Palestinian worshippers and injuring 125 more before being subdued and beaten to death by survivors. (25. February 1994)

Copyright Law: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that parodies of an original work are generally covered by the doctrine of fair use. (7. March 1994)

The Church of England ordains its first female priests. (12. March 1994)

Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released. (14. March 1994)

Bosnia's Bosniaks and Croats signed the Washington Agreement, ending war between the Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia and the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and establishing the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. (18. March 1994)

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