What Happened on July 3, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

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 Open Senior Golf, Pinehurst: South African Simon Hobday wins by 1 stroke from Graham Marsh and Jim Albus

Sport awardTennis Open

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

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