Today in History for 6th May 1994

Day of Week: Friday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 5

- Chunnel linking England & France officially opens
- Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on Tonight Show
- Lennox Lewis TKOs Phil Jackson in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
- Nelson Mandela and the ANC, finally confirmed winners in South Africa's first post apartheid election
- US House of Representatives passes the Federal Assault Weapons Ban

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 5 of 5

- Fred Sadoff, actor (Quiet American), dies of AIDS at 67
- Haskell "Cool Papa" Sadler, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 59
- Helen Lessore, artist, dies at 86
- Montague Modlyn, broadcaster, dies at 72
- Moses Rosen, Romania's chief rabbi, dies at 81

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