On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Turnberry: Nick Price of Zimbabwe claims the second of his 3 major titles and only Claret Jug; wins by 1 stroke from Jesper Parnevik of Sweden

Golfer Nick Price
Golfer
Nick Price
  • FIFA World Cup Final, Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA: Brazil beats Italy 3-2 on penalties; 0-0 after extra time
  • French youngster (4) becomes Buddhist Lama Tulkou Kalou Rinpoche

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hulk Hogan beats Ric Flair to win WCW wrestling championship

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Borotra, French tennis player (Wimbledon 1924, 26), dies at 95