On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Women's Tennis: Arantxa Sánchez Vicario of Soain 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
  • 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