On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1994

Historical Events

  • FIFA World Cup: In a huge upset Romania eliminates Argentina 3-2 from the round of 16 at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
  • The deadliest day in Texas traffic history, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Forty six people killed in crashes.
  • US Senior Open Men's Golf, Pinehurst Resort: South African Simon Hobday wins by 1 stroke from Graham Marsh of Australia and Jim Albus

Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Pete Sampras successfully defends title against Goran Ivanišević of Croatia 7-6, 7-6, 6-0

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Natasha Richardson (31) weds actor Liam Neeson (42) at a private ceremony in New York

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Kelly, New Zealand-born British artist, dies at 80
  • Harry Ebbeling, PC-corrector, dies at 54

Person of interestLew Hoad

Lew Hoad, Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1956-57, Australian C'ships 1956, French C'ships 1956)), dies of a heart attack at 59

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Lew Hoad
  • Pieter Hennipman, Dutch economist, dies at 85
1994 Highlights

About July 3, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer