What day of the week was January 8, 1994?

The day of the week January 8th, 1994 fell on was a Saturday.

Pat Buttram the American actor (b. 1915) died on this day in 1994. As did Harvey Haddix the American baseball player (b. 1925) .

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