Historical Events on June 23, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Moshood Abiola is accused of treason and arrested after declaring himself president of Nigeria
  • OpĂ©ration Turquoise: 2,500 French troops head into Rwanda to protect civilians under the mandate of the United Nations
  • 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
  • South Africa reclaims its seat in United Nations