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Important Events Of April 13



1997    "American Daughter" opens at Cort Theater New York City for 88 performances
1997    48th time opposing pitchers hit home runs, Carlos Perez (Mon)/Darren Holmes
1997    61st Golf Masters Championship: Tiger Woods at 21 (270 18 under par)
1997    Hartford Whalers last NHL game
1997    NHL Pittsburgh Penguin Mario Lemieux's last NHL regular game
1997    Travis Fryman homers off R Hernandez in both games of double header 1st time since 1961 that 2 doubleheaders are played in the same city Giants vs Mets and Oakland A's vs Yankees in NY
1996    En route to NHL record 62 victories Detroit Red Wings win #61
1996    Ottawa Senators eliminate Stanley Cup Champs New Jersey Devils from playoff
1995    Yankees beat the Mets 2-0
1994    President guard at Kigali Rwanda, chops 1,200 church members to death
1994    United Arab Emirates' 1st official ODI, losing to India
1993    "3 Men on a Horse" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 40 performances
1993    14th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1993    Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia," premieres in London
1992    "2 Trains Running" opens at Walter Kerr Theater New York City for 160 performances
1992    5.5 earthquake hits Netherlands
1992    American Airlines reduce its 1st-class fares 20%-50%
1992    Crystal Pepsi begins test marketing in Providence, Denver and Dallas
1992    Great Chicago Flood - Chicago's underground tunnels flood
1992    Lou Conaseca retires as coach of St. John's basketball team
1992    Nelson Mandela announces he will seek divorce from Winnie
1992    Longest 2 undefeated baseball teams to meet (New York Yankees 5-0 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6-0); Yankees score 3 in top of 9th to win 5-2
1991    BPAA U.S. Open by Pete Weber
1990    4th largest NBA crowd (45,458) see Orlando play at Minneapolis
1990    Final episode of Pat Sajak's late night TV show on CBS
1990    New York Rangers beat New York Islanders 6-5, Rangers win preliminary, 4-1
1989    "Welcome to the Club" opens at Music Box Theater New York City for 12 performances
1988    Italy government of De Mita forms
1987    1st 3 San Diego Padres hit home runs off San Francisco starter Roger Mason
1987    Portugal signs agreement to return Macau to China (in 1999)
1986    50th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 279
1986    Boston Celtics end season with a 40-1 home win record
1986    Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
1986    Pope John Paul II met Rome's Chief Rabbi Elio Toaff at Rome synagogue
1986    Spanish Grand Prix decided by 0.014 of a second
1985    "TASS" denounced U.S. boycott of Moscow Olympics
1985    Atlantis ferried to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas
1985    Caps 1-Isles 2-Patrick Div Semifinals- Caps hold 2-1 lead
1985    Katrin Dorre wins 1st female World Cup marathon (2:33:30)
1985    Ramiz Alia succeeds Enver Hoxha as party leader of Albania
1984    11th Space Shuttle Mission (41C)-Challenger 5-returns to Earth
1984    India beat Pak by 58 runs to win 1st Asia Cricket Cup in Sharjah
1984    Pete Rose becomes 1st NL to get get 4,000 hits in a career
1983    Harold Washington elected 1st black mayor of Chicago
1983    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1983    Undefeated middleweight boxer Tony Ayala gets 35 years on sex assault
1982    Penguins 3-Isles 4 (OT)-Preliminary-Isles win series (3-2)
1981    Pulitzer prize awarded to Beth Henley for "Crimes of the Heart"
1981    Washington Post Janet Cooke wins Pulitzer Prize (later admits story a hoax)
1980    "Grease" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 3,388 performances
1980    "Reggae" closes at Biltmore Theater New York City after 21 performances
1980    44th Golf Masters Championship: Seve Ballesteros wins, shooting a 275
1980    Amy Alcott wins LPGA American Defender/WRAL Golf Classic
1980    Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
1980    U.S. boycotts Summer Olympics in Moscow
1979    Christian Turks occupy St. Jansbasiliek
1979    Longest doubles ping-pong match ends after 101 hours
1979    Yusuf Lule becomes premier of Uganda
1978    Jackson slugs a 3-run home run in the 1st inning, and the field is showered
1978    New York Yankees defeat White Sox 4-2 in home opener on Reggie Candy Bar Day
1976    1st NBA playoff game for Cleveland Cavliers, they lose 100-95 to Wash
1976    Federal Reserve begins issuing $2 bicentennial notes
1975    39th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 276
1975    Chad military coup by General Odingar
1975    Christian Falange kills 27 Palestinians, begins Lebanese civil war
1975    Penguins 5-Isles 4-Quarterfinals-Penguins hold 1-0 lead
1972    1st baseball players' strike ends after 13 days
1970    34th Golf Masters Championship: Billy Casper wins, shooting a 279
1970    Greek composer Mikis Theordorakis freed
1970    Apollo 13 announces "Houston, we've got a problem!" as Beech-built oxygen tank explodes en route to Moon
1970    Oakland uses gold-colored bases during the club's home opener Rules Committee subsequently bans this innovation
1969    33rd Golf Masters Championship: George Archer wins, shooting a 281
1966    Pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s
1965    Beatles record "Help"
1965    1st U.S. Senate black page, Lawrence W. Bradford, Jr., 16, appointed by New York Senator Jacob Javits
1964    36th Academy Awards - "Tom Jones," Sidney Poitier and Patricia Neal win
1964    Ian D. Smith becomes premier of Rhodesia
1964    New Zealand Colin Bosher shears a record 565 sheep in 1 work day
1963    Pete Rose triples for his 1st major league base hit
1963    Pirate's Bob Friend balks 4 times in a game
1962    Stan Musial scores his 1,869th run, a new NL record
1962    U.S. steel industry forced to give up price increases
1961    "Carnival!" opens at Imperial Theater New York City for 719 performances
1961    U.N. General Assembly condemns South Africa's apartheid
1960    France becomes 4th nuclear nation exploding an A-Bomb in Sahara
1960    Transit 1B, 1st navigational satellite, placed in Earth orbit
1959    USAF launches Discoverer II into polar orbit
1959    Vanguard SLV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed)
1959    Vatican edict forbids Roman Catholics for voting for communists
1958    12th Tony Awards: Sunrise at Campobello and Music Man win
1957    "Shinbone Alley" opens at Broadway Theater New York City for 49 performances
1957    11th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics beat St. Louis Hawks, 4 games to 3
1957    11th Tony Awards: Long Days Journey into the Night and My Fair Lady win
1957    Due to lack of funds, Saturday mail delivery in U.S. is temp halted
1956    KETA TV channel 13 in Oklahoma City, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting
1955    20.33" (51.64 cm) of rainfall, Axis, Alabama (state record)
1954    Baltimore Orioles 1st game, loses to Tigers in Detroit 3-0
1954    Milwaukee Braves' Hank Aaron's 1st game
1954    Robert Oppenheimer accused of being a communist
1953    1st game of Milwaukee Braves, they beat Cincinnati Reds 2-0
1949    3rd NBA Championship: Minnesota Lakers beat Washington Capitols, 4 games to 2
1948    75 scientists ambushed on way to Mount Scopus
1946    Belgian premier Acker proclaims wage and price freeze over
1945    Canadian army liberates Teuge and Assen Netherlands from Nazis
1945    Red Army occupy Wien (Vienna)
1945    U.S. Marines conquer Minna Shima off Okinawa
1944    South Carolina rejects black suffrage
1944    Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games
1944    Transport nr 71 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1943    Catholic University Nijegen closes
1943    Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates Jefferson Memorial
1943    Nazi's discover mass grave of Polish officers near Katyn
1941    Heavy German assault on Tobruk
1941    Russian-Japan no-attack treaty goes into effect
1940    2nd battle of Narvik-8 German destroyers, destroyed
1940    Cornelious Warmerdam became 1st man to pole vault 15 ft
1940    Stanley Cup: New York Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 2
1939    W Saroyan's "My Heart's in the Highlands," premieres in New York City
1938    Clifford Goldsmith' "What a Life," premieres in New York City
1936    Metaxas proclaims himself dictator of Greece
1934    4.7 million U.S. families report receiving welfare payments
1934    U.S. Congress passes Johnson Debt Default Act
1933    1st flight over Mount Everest by Lord Clydesdale
1933    Stanley Cup: New York Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3 games to 1
1932    Kozakken Boys soccer team forms in Werkendam forms
1928    1st trans atlantic flight Europe-U.S. (Fitzmaurice-von Hunefeld-Kohl)
1927    Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Boston Bruins, in 2 games and 2 ties
1926    At 41, Walter Johnson pitches his 7th opening day shutout
1926    Bicyclists without bicycle-tax-stamp rounded up in Amsterdam
1925    Virginia Theater (ANTA, Guild) opens at 245 W 52nd St. New York City
1924    Greek plebiscite for a republic
1923    Army wins 1st college three-weapon fencing championships
1920    1st woman U.S. Civil Service Commissioner, Helen Hamilton appointed
1919    Amritsar Massacre-British Army fires on nationalist rioters in India
1919    British forces kill 100s of Indian Nationalists (Amritsar Massacre)
1918    Electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital
1914    1st Federal League Game: Baltimore Terrapins beat Buffalo 3-2
1912    Royal Flying Corps forms (later RAF)
1911    Polo Grounds grandstand and left field bleachers go up in flames
1908    Groundbreaking on Philadelphia's Shibe Park (home of A's and Phillies)
1906    Mutiny on Portuguese battleships Dom Carlos and Vasco da Gama
1904    Battle at Oviumbo Africa: Herero's chase away German army
1904    Congress authorizes Lewis and Clark Expo $1 gold coin
1902    J C Penney opens his 1st store in Kemmerer, Wyoming
1895    Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Solitary Cyclist"
1883    Alfred Packer convicted of cannibalism
1873    Colfax Massacre in Grant Parish Louisiana (60 blacks killed)
1870    Metropolitan Museum of Art forms in New York City
1869    Steam power brake patented (George Westinghouse)
1865    Battle of Raleigh, North Carolina
1865    Sherman's march through Georgia begins
1863    Battle of Irish Bend, Louisiana (Ft. Bisland)
1863    Hospital for Ruptured and Crippled in New York is 1st orthopedic hospital
1861    After 34 hours of bombardment, Ft. Sumter surrenders to Confederates
1860    1st Pony Express reaches Sacramento, California
1849    Hungarian Republic proclaimed
1842    Lord Rosse successfully casts 72" (183-cm) mirror for a telescope
1834    HMS Beagle anchors at river mouth of Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia
1829    English Emancipation Act grants freedom of religion to Catholics
1808    William Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects tap dance
1796    1st elephant arrives in U.S. from India
1796    Battle at Millesimo Italy: Napoleon beats Austrians
1759    French beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen
1742    George Frederic Handel's "Messiah" performed for 1st time (Dublin)
1741    Dutch people protest bad quality of bread
1741    Royal Military Academy forms at Woolwich
1668    John Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate
1640    English Short Parliament forms