Historical Events on January 30, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 10th Sundance Film Festival: "What Happened Was" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Sport awardTennis Open

82nd Men's Australian Open: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (7-6, 6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Player Todd Martin
Tennis Player
Todd Martin

Sport awardTennis Open

82nd Women's Australian Open: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (6-0, 6-2)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.76)

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wkts

Cricketer Kapil Dev
Cricketer
Kapil Dev
Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • Péter Lékó becomes the youngest chess grand master.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Super Bowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 30-13 in Atlanta Super Bowl MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB

American Football Player Emmitt Smith
American Football Player
Emmitt Smith