What Happened on July 17, 1994

Historical Events

British 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

  • 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

Pro Wrestling

Hulk Hogan beats Ric Flair to win WCW wrestling championship

1994 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Kali Uchis, Colombian-American singer-songwriter (Get You), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Saba [Tahj Chandler], American rapper (Care for Me), born in Chicago, Illinois
Born in 1994

Famous Deaths

Jean BorotraJean Borotra (1898-1994)

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

  • Sutan Takdir Alishahbana, Indonesian linguist and writer (Poedjangga Baroe), dies at 86

About July 17, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Swear - All-4-One
  • UK #1 Song: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet