This Day In History - Chunnel Opens 1994

Chunnel Opens 1994

Thursday, May 6, 2021

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Event Description

In a ceremony presided over by England's Queen Elizabeth II and French President Francois Mitterand, a rail tunnel under the English Channel was officially opened, connecting Britain and the European mainland for the first time since the Ice Age.

Event Location

England, France