April 6, 1994 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 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
  • The Rwandan Genocide begins when the aircraft carrying Rwandan president JuvĂ©nal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira is shot down.

Deaths in History

  • Agatha Uwilingiyimana, Rwanda/1st female PM in Africa, assassinated
  • Cyprian Niayamira, president of Burundi (1993-94), assassinated
  • Cyprien Ntaryamira, Burundian politician (b. 1956)
  • Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society), dies at 75
  • Theo Bosch, humanist/architect (Amsterdam), dies at 54