May 10, 1994 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela sworn in as South Africa's 1st black president

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Silvio Berlusconi forms Italian government with 5 neo-fascists

Deaths in History


BattleExecution

John Wayne Gacy, mass murderer, executed in Illinois at 52

Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
Serial Killer
John Wayne Gacy
  • Lucebert [J Swaanswijk], poet/cartoonist (PC Hooft 1967), dies at 69
  • Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author, dies at 81