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Important Events Of April 1



1998    World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Minn
1998    Paula Jones' sexual harassment case against President Bill Clinton is thrown out of court
1997    69 year old Gordie Howe begins playing AHL game with Syracuse Crunch
1997    Comet Hale-Bopp Perihelion (0.914 AU)
1996    58th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Syracuse 76-67
1995    Carlson Wagonlit Travel Agency begins charging $15 service fee
1995    New York Islanders retire Bobby Nystrom's uniform #23
1994    Bob Feller Statue on Indians Plaza, dedicated
1993    Alan Bennett's "Madness of George III," premieres in London
1993    Stephane Powers weds Patrick de la Chenais
1992    5th Largest wrestling crowd (64,287-Toronto SkyDome)
1992    Battleship USS Missouri, on which, Japan surrendered, decommissioned
1992    Last defendant in St. John sex assault case sentenced to 3 years prob
1992    NFL decides to stay with 17 week sched instead of expanded 18 games
1992    NHL players begin 1st strike in 75-year history
1992    Rocker Billy Idol fined $2,000 for hitting a woman
1992    WA beat NSW by 44 runs to win the Sheffield Shield Final
1992    World's 7 wealthiest nations agree on $24B aid for former U.S.S.R.
1991    53rd NCAA Mens Basketball Champion: Duke Bluedevils beats Kansas 72-65
1991    Dwight Goodin signs $5.15 million 3 year contract with New York Mets
1991    Iran releases British hostage Roger Cooper after 5 years
1991    Supreme Court rules jurors can't be barred from serving due to race
1991    U.S. minimum wage goes from $3.80 to $4.25 per hour
1991    Warsaw Pact officially dissolves
1990    "Ha!" comedy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
1990    19th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King
1990    2nd Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus wins
1990    9th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Auburn 88-81
1990    CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger
1990    Guns and Roses' Duff divorces Mandy Brix, lead singer for Lame Flames
1990    It becomes illegal in Salem Oregon to be within 2' of nude dancers
1990    Jack Nicklaus wins 1st start on Senior PGA tour
1990    Wrestlemania VI, 67,678 in Toronto, Ultimate Warrior beats Hulk Hogan
1989    1st New York Mets - New York Yankee game in New York City since 1983, Yankees win 4-3
1989    A Bartlett Giamatti replaces Ueberroth as 7th commissioner of baseball
1986    Delhi beat Haryana by innings and 141 to win Ranji Trophy
1986    U.S. submarine Nathaniel Green runs aground in Irish Sea
1986    World oil prices dip below $10 a barrel
1985    47th NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Villanova beats Georgetown 84-75
1984    14th Easter Seal Telethon raises $24,600,000
1984    3rd NCAA Womens Basketball Championship: Southern California beats Tennessee 72-61
1984    8 men record longest distance (13 miles) rowed in 24 hours
1983    Anti-nuke demonstrators link arms in 14-mile human chain in England
1983    New York Islander Mike Bossy becomes 1st to score 60 goals in 3 cons seasons
1982    Anguilla, dependent territory of U.K., adopts constitution
1982    U.S. formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama
1981    CNN airs a videotape that shows that Tamara Rand predicted that Reagan is in danger from someone named Jack Humley (a hoax)
1980    Baseball Players Association votes to cancel 92 remaining exhibition games
1980    Failed assassination attempt on Iraqi vice-premier Tariq Aziz
1980    France performs nuclear test
1980    Wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist
1979    Iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah
1979    Joanne Carner wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1977    Attempt for Moslem state in Chad fails
1977    NFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games
1976    Stephen Wozniak and Steven Jobs founded Apple Computer
1975    Cambodia President Lon Nol flees for Red Khmer
1974    Ayatollah Khomeini calls for an Islamic Republic in Iran
1974    Pioneer Hall opens
1973    Betsy Cullen wins LPGA Alamo Ladies Golf Classic
1973    Japan allows its citizens to own gold
1973    John and Yoko form a new country with no laws or boundaries, called Nutopia, its national anthem is silence
1972    30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
1972    Major league baseball players stages 1st collective strike
1971    U.S. and Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere
1971    United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership
1970    Bud Selig becomes CEO of Milwaukee Brewers
1970    John and Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations
1970    Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, headed by Bud Selig, purchases the Seattle Pilots for $10,800,000 Although negotiations were conducted over a period of months, it was not until March 13 when a federal bankruptcy referee declared the Pilots bank
1970    President Nixon signs bill limiting cigarette advertisements on January 1, 1971
1969    Royal Canadian Mint formally forms as a Crown Corp
1969    Seattle Pilots trade minor league outfielder Lou Piniella to Royals
1968    KEMO (now KOFY) TV channel 20 in San Francisco, California (IND) 1st broadcast
1967    1st British ombudsman sir Edward Compton begins work
1966    1st world festival of black art (Dakar Senegal)
1966    China premier Tsjoe en-Lai starts "Cultural revolution"
1965    South Africa worker's union leader Henry Fazzie sentenced to 10 years
1965    Syncom 3, 1st geosynchronous communications satellite, passes from civilian to military control
1964    10 degrees F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April
1964    John Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years
1964    Robert Lowell's "Benito Cereno," premieres in New York City
1963    New York Mets purchase Duke Snider from the Dodgers for $40,000
1963    New York City's newspapers resume publishing after a 114 day strike
1963    Soap operas "General Hospital" and "Doctors" premier on TV
1961    Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye
1960    2nd French atom bomb explodes in the Reggane Proving Grounds, Algeria
1960    Mabry Harper catches a 25 lb Walleye in Tennessee
1960    RCA TIROS (TV and Infra-Red Observation 'weather' Satellite) I launched
1960    U Nu elected premier of Burma
1958    KVIQ TV channel 6 in Eureka, California (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
1958    Marshal Boelganin becomes director of Russian Staatsbank
1957    Trial begins in Budapest against participants october uprising
1957    WYES TV channel 12 in New Orleans, Louisiana (PBS) begins broadcasting
1957    World's biggest glass oven used
1956    10th Tony Awards: Diary of Anne Frank and Damn Yankees win
1956    KPIC TV channel 4 in Roseburg, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956    Violent clashes in Algeria, kills at least 380
1955    Armed military action taken against bureaucratic strike in Amsterdam
1955    EOKA-bomb attacks against British government buildings in Cyprus
1955    WTVT TV channel 13 in Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida (CBS) 1st broadcast
1954    1st Dutch motorway, Amsterdam-Utrecht, opens
1954    1st army helicopter battalion forms, Fort Bragg, NC
1954    Earthquake and tsunami ravage Aleutians, 200 killed
1954    U.S. Air Force Academy forms
1954    WQED TV channel 13 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PBS) begins broadcasting
1953    J van Bale appointed governor of New Guinea
1953    KXMC TV channel 13 in Minot, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953    Walcott Worrell and Weekes all make centuries in innings vs. India
1952    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1948    H H H Johnson bowls WI to win vs. England 10-96 match on debut
1948    Big Bang theory proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe and Gamow
1947    1st Jewish immigrants to Israel disembark at Port of Eilat
1946    400,000 U.S. mine workers strike
1946    Tsunamis generated by a quake in Aleutian Trench strike Hilo, Hawaii
1946    Van Acker forms Belgian government (without CVP)
1946    Weight Watchers forms
1945    1st edition of Indonesia Merdeka publishes
1945    Canadian troop free Doetinchem, Enschede, Borculo and Eibergen
1945    Ruhrgebied sealed off by U.S. 1st and 9th army
1945    Sons of Elburger Soccer team forms in Elburg
1945    U.S. forces invade Okinawa during WW II
1944    German Abwehr ends England spiel, after 132 killed
1944    Japanese troops conquer Jessami, East-India
1942    Allied air raid on harbor city Kupang Timor
1942    Mexico changes from 3 time zones to 2
1941    Lillian Hellman's "Watch on the Rhine," premieres in New York City
1941    Navy takes over Treasure Island, in San Francisco Bay
1941    Nazi's forbid Jews access to cafes
1941    Pro-German Rashid Ali al-Ghailani grabs power in Iraq
1939    U.S. recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war Pope Pius XII congratulates Generalissimo Franco's victory in Spain
1938    Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown, New York
1938    Joe Louis KOs Harry Thomas in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1937    Aden becomes British crown colony