What Happened on July 2, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • John Wayne Bobbitt & Kristina Elliot arrested for domestic battery
  • Middlesex cricket seam bowler Richard Johnson takes all 10 Derbyshire wickets for 45 runs at the County Ground in Derby
  • US Air DC-9 crash in North Carolina, 37 killed

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Conchita Martínez of Spain upsets Martina Navratilova 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 for her only Grand Slam title

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

"Green Day" vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong (22) weds Adeline Records co-owner Adrienne Nesser (24)


Famous Deaths

  • Andrés Escobar, Colombian soccer defender (51 caps, World Cup own goal vs US), dies of a gunshot wound at 27
  • Marion Williams, American gospel singer (Stars of Faith), dies of diabetes at 66
  • Maung Maung, premier of Burma (1988), dies at 69
  • Ralph C Rinzler, folklorist (Greenbriar Boys), dies at 59