On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Show Boat" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Legendary Miami head coach Don Shula beats Cincinnati head coach and his son David in the first-ever NFL meeting between father and son; Dolphins defeat the Bengals, 23-7

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula
  • Pakistan cricket batsmen Inzamam-ul-Haq & Mushtaq Ahmed put on 57 runs in 8 overs for highest last-wicket partnership ever to win a Test, as the home team beats Australia by 1 wicket in the 1st Test in Karachi
  • Pakistan defeat Australia by one wicket in Karachi Test

Famous Deaths

  • Faith Davis, American triplets, world's oldest surviving triplets (Charity & Hope survive), dies at 95
  • Harriet (Hilliard) Nelson [Peggy Lou Snyder], American singer and actress (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet; Follow the Fleet), dies of heart failure at 85
  • Harriet Nelson [Peggy Lou Synder], American actress, dies of congestive heart failure at 80
  • Ron Herron, English architect ( Archigram), dies at 64
1994 Highlights

About October 2, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra