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

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

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


Famous Weddings

Wedding 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

Lew Hoad

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

  • Pieter Hennipman, Dutch economist, dies at 85
1994 Highlights

About July 3, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer