What Happened on July 4, 1994

Historical Events

  • FIFA World Cup: A Bebeto strike saves Brazil from embarrassment, beat USA 1-0 at Stanford
  • Rwandese Patriotic Front occupies Kigali

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Berry, English artist and playwright, dies at 69
  • Joey Marella, American professional wrestling referee (b. 1964)
  • Juan Gil-Albert, Spanish poet and writer, dies at 90
  • Liesbeth Struppert, Dutch actress (Pipo the Clown, Anne Frank), dies at 55
  • Rupert Davies, English methodist scholar, dies at 84
  • Tawfik Ziad, Palestinian communist/Israeli MP/mayor of Nazareth, dies

About July 4, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Swear - All-4-One
  • UK #1 Song: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet