Historical Events on April 6, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st scheduled Indians night game at Jacobs Field is rained out
  • Chuck Jones found guilty of breaking into Marla Maples' home
  • Liberal Supreme Court Justice Blackmun (Roe v Wade) resigns
  • Palestinian suicide bomber kills 7 Israelis & himself
  • Rockwell B-1B Lancers break 11 world speed records

MurderAssassination

Rwandan Genocide begins with the assassination of Rwandan President Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian President Cyprien Ntaryamira with their plane being shot down by surface-to-air missiles, abruptly ending peace negotiations. Those responsible have never been identified.

Dictator and President of Rwanda Juvénal Habyarimana
Dictator and President of Rwanda
Juvénal Habyarimana