On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1994

Historical Events

  • Dutch & British astronomers find spiral nebula Dwingeloo 1
  • First PlayStation console released by Sony Interactive Entertainment in Japan
  • Small forward Glenn Robinson signs the then most lucrative rookie contract in NBA history, a 10-year, $68.15 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks
  • Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), launches
  • Susan Smith who claimed her two children were carjacked arrested for murder
  • Total solar eclipse in South America (4m23s)

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis C Ott, American actor (Star Trek 3/4), dies of AIDs
  • Ralph Wyckoff, American scientist and pioneer of X-ray crystallography, dies at 97
  • Richard Krautheimer, US art historian, dies at 97
1994 Highlights

About November 3, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio