April 26, 1994 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 1st multi-racial election in South Africa begins [3 days] Dr Nomaza Paintin in NZ is 1st black South African to vote
  • 26.9°C in Prestebakke Norway (Norwegian April high temp record)
  • Physicists announce first evidence of the top quark subatomic particle.
  • Taiwan Airbus A-300 crashes at Nagoya Japan, 262 killed

Deaths in History

  • Masutatsu Oyama, Founder of Japanese Kyokushin Karate (b. 1927)