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Original Newspaper Gift from 1994

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. The Newspaper Gift offers a wonderful trip down memory lane and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Your newspaper present can be further personalised by adding the recipient’s name and your own greeting on a Certificate of Authenticity, which acts as a guarantee that your newspaper is a genuine original newspaper.

News Headlines from 1994

To whet your appetite for what could be covered in your newspaper gift, here are a selection of the key events that newspapers were reporting on in the year 1994:

Date Event
14th January 1994U.S. President Bill Clinton and Russian President Boris Yeltsin sign the Kremlin Accords, which stop the pre-programmed aiming of nuclear missiles toward each country's targets, and also provide for the dismantling of the nuclear arsenal in Ukraine.
20th January 1994Matt Busby, former manager of Manchester United (b. 1909) dies.
21st January 1994Lorena Bobbitt is found not guilty by reason of insanity on charges of mutilating her husband John.
12th February 1994The 1994 Winter Olympics open in Lillehammer.
24th February 1994Local police begin excavations at the home of Fred West, a suspect in multiple murders. West is arrested on 28th February 1994, along with wife Rosemary.
12th March 1994The Church of England ordains its first female priests.
21st March 1994The 66th Academy Awards, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Steven Spielberg's Holocaust drama, “Schindler's List“, wins seven Oscars including ‘Best Picture’ and ‘Best Director‘.
8th April 1994The body of Kurt Cobain, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter with the band ‘Nirvana‘, is found dead at his Lake Washington home. Cobain was officially ruled to have committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.
22nd April 1994Richard M. Nixon, 37th President of the United States (b. 1913) dies.
1st May 1994Three-time Formula One world champion Ayrton Senna is killed in an accident during the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola, Italy.
6th May 1994The Channel Tunnel, which took 15,000 workers over seven years to complete, finally opens between England and France, enabling passengers to travel between the two countries in just thirty-five minutes.
10th May 1994Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as South Africa's first Black president.
12th May 1994Labour Party leader John Smith dies of a heart attack at the age of fifty-five. He is succeeded by Tony Blair.
17th July 1994Brazil wins the 1994 FIFA World Cup, defeating Italy 3-2 on penalties following a 0-0 draw at the end of extra time.
31st August 1994The Provisional Irish Republican Army announces a "complete cessation of military operations."
31st October 1994The Duke of Edinburgh attends a ceremony in Israel that honours his late mother, Princess Alice of Battenberg. She is declared "Righteous among the Nations" for sheltering Jewish families from the Nazis in Athens during the Second World War.
5th November 1994George Foreman wins the WBA and IBF World Heavyweight Championships, knocking out Michael Moorer to become the oldest heavyweight champion in history.
13th November 1994Michael Schumacher wins his first Formula One World Championship.
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A Newspaper From 1994

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).