A Hutu informant discovered a weapon cache and a premeditated plan to massacre the Tutsi people. Despite being reported to Romeo Dallaire and a fax in turn being sent to Security Council. No action was taken to prevent this tragedy.
The president's plane is shot down an unknown group of terrorists, this is the official start of the Rwanda genocide.
A massacre in a church perpetuated by Hutu's mark the start of a purging.
Thousands are killed in Nyarubuye Roman Catholic Church with grenades and guns
An estimated 12,000 Tutsis are killed after sheltering at the Gatwaro stadium in Gitesi. Another 50,000 are killed in the hills of Bisesero.
An expected 250,000 tutsi flee to Tanzania which make up an eight of the entire Tutsi population prior to the genocide
Approximately one million people, mostly Hutu, begin fleeing to the Democratic Republic of Congo
A century of hatred between two ethnic groups accumulated in bloodshed that lasted for a 100 days. It would take two decades for the country to recover however a shadow will remain until many more years pass.