On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1994

Historical Events


Sport awardFrench Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: Arantxa Sánchez Vicario of Spain beats Mary Pierce 6-4, 6-4 for her 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 2nd French singles crown

Tennis Player Mary Pierce
Tennis Player
Mary Pierce
Tennis Player Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Tennis Player
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  • Haile Gebre Selassie runs world record 5 km (12:56.96)

Famous Deaths

  • Derek "Lek" Leckenby, English rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits), dies of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at 48
  • Earle Warren, American alto sax player, dies at 79
  • Massimo Troisi, Italian actor and director (Ricomincio da tre), dies at 41
  • Roberto Burle Marx, Brazilian landscape gardener, dies at 84
  • Sophie Winter, actress (She's a Good Fighter), dies at 33
  • Stephen McNally, American attorney and actor (Split Second, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies at 82
  • Thomas Stuart Willan, historian, dies at 84
  • Toto Bissainthe, voodoo poet, dies at 59
1994 Highlights

About June 4, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini