May 6, 1994 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Channel tunnel linking England & France officially opens

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

Deaths in History

  • Helen Lessore, English artist, dies at 86
  • Moses Rosen, Romania's chief rabbi, dies at 81