What Happened on November 20, 1994

Historical Events

Sports History

American tennis star Pete Sampras beats Boris Becker 4–6, 6–3, 7–5, 6–4 to win his second ATP Tour World Championship title in Frankfurt, Germany

  • Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign the Lusaka Protocol in Zambia, ending 19 years of civil war
  • New Vaudevillian revue "The Flying Karamazov Brothers Do the Impossible" opens at Helen Hayes Theater, NYC, for a limited run of 50 performances
  • Revival of Michael Cristofer's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning stage drama "The Shadow Box", starring Mary Alice, opens at Circle in Square Theatre, NYC; runs for 49 performances
  • Russian Kosmos satellites 2294, 2295 and 2296 launch
  • Unseeded Argentine tennis star Gabriela Sabatini claims WTA Tour Championship with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 win over American Lindsay Davenport at Madison Square Garden, NYC
1994 History

Famous Weddings

  • Patti Davis weds Paul Hayeland

Famous Deaths

  • Ali-Akbar Sa'idi Sirjani, Iranian poet and journalist, dies at 64
  • John Lucarotti, British Canadian scriptwriter (Doctor Who), dies at 68

About November 20, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Let Me Be Your Fantasy - Baby D