On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1994

Historical Events

  • Fernando Henrique Cardoso elected president of Brazil

Film & TV History

Gary Larson, announces he is retiring from doing "The Far Side" cartoon

Cartoonist Gary Larson
Gary Larson

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Wolfberg, comedian (Quantum Leap), dies from cancer at 48
  • Dub Taylor [Walter Clarence Taylor Jr], American character actor (Gunsmoke), dies from a heart attack at 87
  • Heinz Rühmann, German actor and director (Der Hauptmann von Köpenick), dies at 92
  • V, comedian and actor, dies at 48
  • Virginia Dale, American actress/dancer (Holiday Inn), dies at about 77
1994 Highlights

About October 3, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra