On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Flying Karamzov Brothers..." opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 50 performances
  • "Shadow Box" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 49 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign the Lusaka Protocol in Zambia, ending 19 years of civil war
  • 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

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
1994 Highlights

About November 20, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio