On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1994

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 defender (105 caps, captain x 90; Wolverhampton Wanderers 490 games) and manager (Arsenal 1962-66), 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"; "Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um", ), dies between 52 and 55 [year of birth disputed]
  • 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
1994 Highlights

About September 3, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo