Historical Events on May 6, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Channel tunnel linking England & France officially opens
  • Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on Tonight Show

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Lennox Lewis TKOs Phil Jackson in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nelson Mandela and the ANC, finally confirmed winners in South Africa's first post apartheid election

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • US House of Representatives passes the Federal Assault Weapons Ban