What Happened on July 3, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

108th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Goran Ivanišević (7-6 7-6 6-0)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
  • 15th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Simon Hobday
  • FIFA World Cup: Romania eliminates Argentina 3-2
  • Tammie Green wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic
  • The deadliest day in Texas traffic history, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Forty six people killed in crashes.

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding 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

Lewis Alan "Lew" Hoad, tennis star (Wimbledon 1953, 56), 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