On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1994

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

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

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


Famous Weddings

Billie Joe Armstrong

"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
1994 Highlights

About July 2, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer