On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Circulation of Neth Telegraph/News of the Day reaches 800,000
  • Florida's Terry Dean tosses an NCAA football record 7 touchdown passes in the first half as the Gators roll to a 70-21 drubbing of New Mexico State
  • Miami rout Georgia Southern 56-0, breaking NCAA football record with its 58th consecutive home win; Alabama won 57 straight at home between 1962-82

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Wright, English soccer player (World Champion 1950), dies at 70
  • James T. Aubrey, American television executive (President of the CBS television network 1959-65), dies of heart attack at 75
  • Major Lance, American soul singer (The Monkey Time), dies at 55
  • Marijke Vetter, Dutch journalist, dies at 82
  • Nikos Ghika, Greek artist, dies at 88
  • Roswell Gilbert, who mercy killed his ailing wife, dies at 85