On This Day

What Happened in April 1994 (Part 2)

Historical Events

  • Apr 27 29.0°C in Genevad, Sweden (Swedish April high temperature record)
  • Apr 27 7th longest NHL game at 125 min 43 sec: Buffalo Sabres beat New Jersey Devils 1-0 on a goal by Dave Hannan
  • Apr 27 Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (52,713 km)

Historic Event

Apr 27 Former US President Richard Nixon buried in Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, California

  • Apr 27 Twins righty Scott Erickson no-hits Brewers 6-0
  • Apr 27 Freedom Day: day 2 of South Africa's 1st multi-racial elections and day most voted - some queuing for 10 hours

Historic Event

Apr 28 Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer and his wife Rosario plead guilty to spying for the Soviet Union and Russia

  • Apr 28 Freddy Thielemans sworn in as Mayor of Brussels, Belgium
  • Apr 29 Last day of voting in 1st multi-racial elections in South Africa
  • Apr 29 Ferry boat smashes into Mombasa Harbor Kenya, kills over 300
  • Apr 29 Israel & PLO sign economic accord
  • Apr 30 39th Eurovision Song Contest: Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan for Ireland wins singing "Rock 'n' Roll Kids" in Dublin

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