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Important Events Of April 14



1996    "Apple Doesn't Fall" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 1 performance
1996    60th Golf Masters Championship: Nick Faldo wins, shooting a 276
1996    Detroit Red Wings win NHL record 62 games
1995    India beats Sri Lanka to win the Asia Cricket Cup final in Sharjah
1995    Rosie Jones wins LPGA Pinewild Women's Golf Championship
1994    Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley announces plans to divorce
1994    Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis operated on for a bleeding ulcer
1994    New Jersey Devils end best regular season, 47-25-12 record for 106 points
1994    U.S. F-15 accidentally shoots 2 U.S. helicopters down over Iraq, 26 die
1994    Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender after completion of his Seven Seals manuscript
1992    "Guys and Dolls" opens at Martin Beck Theater New York City for 1143 performances
1992    "Les Miserables," opens at Palace Theatre, Manchester
1992    Court throws out Apple's lawsuit against Microsoft
1992    UAW ends 5 month strike against Caterpillar Inc
1992    U.N. imposes embargo against Libya takes effect
1991    "Mule Bone" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater New York City after 67 performances
1991    "Oh, Kay!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City
1991    55th Golf Masters Championship: Ian Woosnam wins, shooting a 277
1991    Chicago Blackhawks becomes 1st NHL regular season champion in 20 years to lose in 1st round of the playoffs (To Minnesota North Stars)
1989    1,100,000,000th Chinese born
1989    In the Iran-Contra trial, Oliver North's case goes to the jury
1988    "Mail" opens at Music Box Theater New York City for 36 performances
1988    Devils 6-5 over Islanders-Devils take 1st round 4-2
1988    U.S.S.R., U.S., Pakistan and Afghanistan sign Afghanistan treaty
1987    Turkey asks to join European market
1986    21st Academy of Country Music Awards: G Strait, Alabama, R McEntire
1986    Desmond Tutu elected Anglican archbishop of Capetown
1986    Double-decker ferry sinks in stormy weather in Bangladesh killing 200
1986    U.S. aircraft attacks 5 terrorist locations in Libya
1985    "Take Me Along!" opens/closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City
1985    49th Golf Masters Championship: Bernhard Langer wins, shooting a 282
1985    Ahmed Salah wins 1st World Cup marathon (2:08:09)
1985    Alan Garcia wins elections in Peru
1985    Beth Daniel wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
1985    Bob Carpenter is unsuccessful on Washington Caps 1st playoff penalty shot
1985    Caps 4-Isles 6-Patrick Div Semifinals-Series tied at 2-2
1985    Jack C Burcham is 5th to receive "Jarvik 7" permanent artificial heart
1984    Farewell concert of "Doe Maar" in Den Bosch, Netherlands
1983    Isles tie own rec with 2 shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs Ranger
1983    President Reagan signs $165 billion Social Security rescue
1983    Rangers 1-Isles 4-Patrick Div Finals-Isles hold 1-0 lead
1981    1st Space Shuttle-Columbia 1-returns to Earth
1980    1st Cubans of the Mariel boatlift sail to Florida
1980    52nd Academy Awards - "Kramer vs Kramer," D Hoffman and Sally Field win
1980    Pulitzer prize awarded to Norman Mailer (Executioner's Song)
1979    Susan Horvath, of Penn, crowned America's Young Woman of the Year
1978    David Hare's "Plenty," premieres in London
1978    Korean Air Lines Boeing 707, fired on by Soviets, crashes in Russia
1978    WRR-AM in Dallas Texas changes call letters to KAAM
1977    Supreme Court says people may refuse to display state motto on license
1974    38th Golf Masters Championship: Gary Player wins, shooting a 278
1973    Acting FBI director L Patrick Gray resigns after admitting he destroyed evidence in the Watergate scandal
1972    "That's Entertainment" opens at Edison Theater New York City for 4 performances
1971    Fort Point, San Francisco dedicated as a national historic site
1971    President Nixon ends blockade against People's Republic of China
1971    Stephen Sondheim's musical "Follies," premieres in New York City
1971    Supreme Court upheld busing as means of achieving racial desegregation
1970    "Boy Friend" opens at Ambassador Theater New York City for 119 performances
1969    1st major league baseball game outside U.S. played (Montreal Canada)
1969    41st Academy Awards - "Oliver," C Robertson and K Hepburn/Striesand win
1969    KEET TV channel 13 in Eureka, California (PBS) begins broadcasting
1969    Student Afro-American Society seized at Columbia College
1969    Tornado strikes Dacca East Pakistan killing 540
1968    1st NBA game at Madison Square Garden, Knicks beat SD Clippers
1968    32nd Golf Masters Championship: Bob Goalby wins, shooting a 277
1968    Marilynn Smith wins LPGA O'Sullivan Golf Open
1968    Roberto de Vicenzo loses Masters for signing an incorrect score card
1967    General Gnassingbe Eyadema becomes president of Togo
1967    In the Vietnam War, U.S. planes bombed Haiphong for 1st time
1967    Red Sox rookie Billy Rohome comes within 1 strike of a no hitter at
1967    Yankee Stadium, Elston Howard singles on a 3-2 pitch
1965    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1964    Sandy Koufax throws his 9th complete game without allowing a walk
1963    George Harrison is impressed by unsigned group "Rolling Stones"
1962    Demonstration for sovereign status of New-Guinea in Amsterdam
1962    Georges Pompidou becomes president of France
1961    1st live television broadcast from Soviet Union
1961    Cuban-American invasion army departs Nicaragua
1961    U.S. element 103 (Lawrencium) discovered
1960    "Bye Bye Birdie" opens at Martin Beck Theater New York City for 607 performances
1960    1st underwater launching of Polaris missile
1960    Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Maple Leafs in 4 games
1959    KDIN TV channel 11 in Des Moines, IA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1958    Sputnik 2 (with dog Laika) burns up in atmosphere
1957    Leah Neuberger wins her 8th women's singles ping pong championship
1957    Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open
1956    "Plain and Fancy" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 476 performances
1956    Ampex Corp demonstrates 1st commercial videotape recorder
1955    Elston Howard becomes the 1st black to wear the Yankee uniform
1955    Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 3
1955    WBRZ TV channel 2 in Baton Rouge, LA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1954    Soviet diplomat Vladimir Petrov asks for politics asylum in Canberra
1953    Viet-Minh offensive in Laos
1953    WHYN (now WGGB) TV channel 40 in Springfield-Holyoke, MA (ABC) begins
1950    1st edition of British strip "Eagle"
1950    Doorne's Auto factory opens in Netherlands
1949    International Military Tribunal at Neurenberg's last judgment
1948    A flash of light is observed in crater Plato on Moon
1948    New York City subway fares jump from 5 cents to 10 cents
1948    Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
1948    U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1946    "Day Before Spring" closes at National Theater New York City after 167 performances
1946    Manager Mel Ott of Giants hits 511th and final home run
1945    American planes bombed Tokyo and damaged the Imperial Palace
1945    Arnhem/Zwolle freed from nazis
1945    U.S. 7th Army and allies forces captured Nuremberg and Stuttgart in Germany
1945    U.S. forces conquered Motobu peninsula on Okinawa
1945    U.S. Marines attack Yae Take on Okinawa
1944    1st Jews transported from Athens arrive at Auschwitz
1944    Freighter "Fort Stikene" explodes in Bombay India, killing 1,376
1944    General Eisenhower becomes head commander of allied air fleet
1944    Greek Colonel Venizelos forms government
1943    General Alexander, Eisenhower, Anderson and Bradley discuss assault on Tunis
1943    James Gow and A d'Usseau's "Tomorrow the World," premieres in New York City
1942    Destroyer Roper sinks German U-85 of U.S. east coast
1941    1st massive German raid in Paris, 3,600 Jews rounded up
1941    King Peter leaves Yugoslavia
1940    Allied troops land in Norway
1940    RCA demonstrated its new electron microscope in Philadelphia
1939    John Steinbeck novel "The Grapes of Wrath" published
1935    Sandstorm ravages U.S. midwest (Dust Bowl)
1932    Bizet, Massine and Miro's "Jeux d'Enfants," premieres in Monte Carlo
1931    Spain becomes republic with overthrow of King Alfonso XIII
1931    Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 3 games to 2
1930    Philip Barry's "Hotel Universe," premieres in New York City
1928    Maddus Airlines starts 1st regular passenger flights between San Francisco and LA
1928    Stanley Cup: New York Rangers beat Montreal Maroons, 3 games to 2
1925    1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)
1923    Etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters
1922    Republic rebels occupies 4 government courts in Dublin
1921    NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators sweep Toronto St. Patricks in 2 games
1921    Prince Henry opens Rotterdam-Amsterdam-Bremen-Hamburg air route
1920    Tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama and Mississippi
1918    Douglas Campbell is 1st U.S. ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane)
1917    Chicago White Sox Ed Cicotte no-hits St. Louis Browns, 11-0
1915    A's Herb Pennock is within 1 out of pitching 1st Opening Day no-hitter
1915    Dutch merchant Navy ship Katwijk sunk by Germany torpedo
1914    Stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern
1913    Belgium begins general strike for voting rights
1912    Pan American Union forms
1910    President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day
1909    Anglo-Persian Oil Company forms in London
1906    President Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in U.S. press
1904    George Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premiered in London
1903    Dr. Harry Plotz discovers vaccine against typhoid in New York City
1902    Marie and Pierre Curie isolated the radioactive element radium
1900    President Loubet opens International Fairs in Paris
1900    Veteran's Hospital at Ft. Miley forms
1896    John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres (New York City)
1895    1st performance of Gustav Mahler's (incomplete) 2nd Symphony
1894    1st public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures)
1894    Thomas Edison presents "peep show" device
1890    Pan American Day-1st conference of American states (Washington D.C.)
1887    Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Reigate Squires"
1883    Leo Delibes' opera "Lakme," premieres in Paris
1872    Dominion Lands Act passed-Canada's Homestead Act
1872    San Francisco organizes Bar Association
1871    Canada sets denominations of currency as dollars, cents, and mills
1868    South Carolina voters approved constitution, 70,758 to 27,228
1865    Mobile, Alabama is captured
1865    President Abraham Lincoln shot in Ford's Theater by John Wilkes Booth
1863    William Bullock patents continuous-roll printing press
1862    Battle of Ft. Pillow Tennessee
1861    Formal Union surrender of Ft. Sumter
1861    Robert E Lee resigns from Union army
1860    1st Pony Express rider arrives in San Francisco from St. Joseph, Missouri
1859    Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" published
1853    Harriet Tubman began her Underground Railroad, helping slaves escape
1847    Persia and Osmaanse sign 2nd Treaty of Erzurum
1841    Edgar Allen Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue," published
1836    Congress forms Territory of Wisconsin
1828    18-gun sloop "Acorn" sinks off Halifax with 115 men aboard
1828    1st edition of Noah Webster's dictionary published
1818    U.S. Medical Corp forms
1814    Napoleon abdicated and was banished to Elba
1809    Napoleon defeated Austria in the Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria
1799    Napoleon called for establishing Jerusalem for Jews
1792    France declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars
1777    New York adopts new constitution as an independent state
1775    1st abolitionist society in U.S. organizes in Philadelphia
1756    Governor Glen of South Carolina protests against 900 Acadia indians
1671    Cosaks capture Russian boer leader Stenka Razin
1629    England and France sign Peace of Susa
1614    Pocahontas, daughter of chief Powhatan, marries planter John Rolfe
1611    Word "telescope" is 1st used (Prince Federico Cesi)