Events in Sport in June 1994

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 5 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Jun 5 93rd Men's French Open: Sergi Bruguera beats Alberto Berasategui (6-3, 7-5, 2-6, 6-1)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 5 93rd Women's French Open: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beats Mary Pierce (6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Player Mary Pierce
Tennis Player
Mary Pierce
  • Jun 6 Cricketer Brian Lara hits record 501 not out/390 runs in 1 day

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 7 A's outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 1,100th career base

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Jun 10 Jennifer Capriati, tennis ace, checks out of drug abuse clinic
  • Jun 11 126th Belmont: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 2:26.8
  • Jun 12 Liselotte Neumann wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jun 13 Chicago Cub 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg, retires due to poor play, he forfeits $15.7 million of his $25 million contract
  • Jun 14 Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Vancouver Canucks, 4 games to 3
  • Jun 15 NY Giants cut quarterback Phil Simms

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 16 Martin Brodeur becomes 1st Devil to win Calder Trophy

NHL Goalie Martin Brodeur
NHL Goalie
Martin Brodeur
  • Jun 17 FIFA World Cup begins with Germany vs Bolivia (1-0) in Chicago

MurderMurder of Interest

Jun 17 O.J. Simpson doesn't turn himself in on murder charges, LA cops chase his Ford Bronco for 1½ hours, eventually gives up (seen live on TV)

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • Jun 18 Aleksander Popov swims world record 100m free style (48.21 sec)
  • Jun 18 FIFA World Cup: US ties Switzerland 1-1 in their 1st game of 1994 football World Cup
  • Jun 19 Lisa Kiggens wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
  • Jun 20 94th US Golf Open: Ernie Els shoots a 279 at Oakmont CC in Oakmont Pa
  • Jun 20 O.J. Simpson arraigned on murder of Nicole Simpson & Ronald Goldman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 21 Steffi Graf becomes 1st defending tennis champ to lose in 1st round of a major tournament (Wimbledon to Lorrie McNeal)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jun 22 48th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3
  • Jun 22 FIFA World Cup: USA beats Colombia 2-1 in 1994 world cup match (1st win since 1950)
  • Jun 23 Replay shows Oakland Athletics's Bobby Witt beat Kansas City's Greg Gagne to 1st in 6th but umpire Gary Cedarstrom calls him safe, ruining Witt's perfect game
  • Jun 24 Jeff Bagwell of Astros is 28th to hit 2 HRs in an inning
  • Jun 25 FIFA World Cup: 1,500th goal in Cup'd history scored by Caceres of Argentina
  • Jun 25 Cleve Indians 18 game home win streak ends to Yanks 11-6
  • Jun 26 Donna Andrews wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 26 Kirby Puckett pass Rod Carew with 2,088 hit as Twin's top hit leader

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett
  • Jun 26 FIFA World Cup: US loses to Romania 1-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 27 12th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • Jun 28 NY Met Pitcher Dwight Gooden suspended for 60 days due to drug charges
  • Jun 30 Giants outfielder Darren Lewis errors after record 392 flawless games
  • Jun 30 Pre-trial hearings open in LA against O.J. Simpson