On This Day

June 23, 1994 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Moshood Abiola is accused of treason and arrested after declaring himself president of Nigeria
  • OpĂ©ration Turquoise: 2,500 French troops head into Rwanda to protect civilians under the mandate of the United Nations
  • South Africa reclaims its seat in United Nations

Deaths in History

  • Piet van Elk, cartoonist, dies at 74
  • Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker, dies at 50