What Happened on September 4, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Bulgarian government of Berov falls
  • Chinese diver Fu Mingxia wins 10m platform gold medal at World Swimming Championships in Rome, Italy; becomes first female to win back-to-back world titles in the event
  • Kansai International airport officially opens

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Miami quarterback Dan Marino throws 5 touchdown passes in Dolphins' 39-35 win over New England; sets NFL record with his 18th game of 4-or-more touchdown passes

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • Tom Tupa scores the first 2-point conversion in NFL history, running in a fake extra point attempt for the Cleveland Browns in a 28-20 win at Cincinnati

Famous Deaths

  • Laurens van Deenen, Dutch biochemist, dies at 66
  • Louis Myers, American blues guitarist and harmonica player, dies at 64