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  • Colombia
    Monday Jun 6, 1994

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1994 Paez River Earthquake

    Colombia
    Monday Jun 6, 1994

    The 1994 Páez River earthquake occurred on June 6 with a moment magnitude of 6.8 at a depth of 12 km (7.5 mi). The event, which is also known as the Páez River disaster, included subsequent landslides and mudslides that destroyed the small town of Páez, located on the foothills of the Central Ranges of the Andes in Cauca in south-western Colombia. It was estimated that 1,100 people, mostly from the Páez, were killed in some 15 settlements on the Páez River basin, Cauca and Huila departments of which the eponymous town of Páez suffered 50% of the death toll.




  • Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 12, 1994

    Neil Armstrong

    2nd Marriage

    Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 12, 1994

    He met his second wife, Carol Held Knight, at a golf tournament in 1992, when they were seated together at breakfast. She said little to Armstrong, but two weeks later he called her to ask what she was doing. She replied that she was cutting down a cherry tree, and 35 minutes later Armstrong was at her house to help. They were married in Ohio on June 12, 1994, and had a second ceremony at San Ysidro Ranch in California. He lived in Indian Hill, Ohio.




  • Gitarama, Rwanda
    Monday Jun 13, 1994

    Rwandan genocide

    RPF had taken Gitarama itself

    Gitarama, Rwanda
    Monday Jun 13, 1994

    By 13 June, RPF (the Rwandan Patriotic Front) had taken Gitarama itself, following an unsuccessful attempt by the Rwandan government forces to reopen the road; the interim government was forced to relocate to Gisenyi in the far north west.




  • Rwanda
    Thursday Jun 23, 1994

    Rwandan genocide

    Opération Turquoise

    Rwanda
    Thursday Jun 23, 1994

    On 23 June, around 2,500 soldiers entered southwestern Rwanda as part of the French-led United Nations Opération Turquoise.




  • Glenegedale Airport, Islay, Argylll & Bute , Hebrides
    Wednesday Jun 29, 1994

    Prince Charles

    Hebrides Crash

    Glenegedale Airport, Islay, Argylll & Bute , Hebrides
    Wednesday Jun 29, 1994

    He learned to fly on a Chipmunk basic pilot trainer, a BAC Jet Provost jet trainer, and a Beagle Basset multi-engine trainer; he then regularly flew the Hawker Siddeley Andover, Westland Wessex and BAe 146 aircraft of The Queen's Flight. until he gave up flying after crashing the BAe 146 in the Hebrides in 1994.




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