Murders - June 17, 1994, football star O. J. Simpson was arrested for the murders of his ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman.
The Chunnel - the construction of the tunnel under the English Channel was completed after 7 years. The tunnel allowed travelers to drive between England and France in 35 minutes.
Figure Skating - at the Winter Olympic trials, an assailant allegedly hired by rival Tanya Harding struck American figure skating champion Nancy Kerrigan with a club. Although injured Kerrigan went on to win a silver medal at the Games.
Notable Deaths -
* Vuelta a Espana / Tour de France Champion: Luis Ocana (Spa), 1945-1994, a great Spanish cycling champion and the 1973 winner of the Tour de France, was found dead of a gun shot wound to the head. His death was ruled a suicide at the age of 49. He won the Vuelta in 1970.
* Vuelta a Espana Champion: Delio Rodriguez (Spa), 1916-1994, the Vuelta Champion in 1945.
Juan Manuel Fangio, 1911-1994, was a great Argentinean racecar driver. He won 5 Formula One championships in the 1950's. (See L'Equipe Sports Figure of the Decade 1950's).
Wilma Rudolph, 1940-1994, was an American track and field athlete who won three Olympic Gold Medals at the 1960 Rome Game.