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Important Events Of April 16



1997    Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Minneapolis/St. Paul on WRQC 100.3 FM
1995    56th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Ray Floyd wins
1994    Circus performers Marissa Young (24) and Matt Richardson (21) wed
1994    Singer Harry Connick, Jr. (26) weds model Jill Goodare (30)
1993    Jury reaches guilty verdict in Federal case against cop who beat Rodney King, but the verdict is not read until April 17th
1992    "Metro" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 13 performances
1992    1st concrete is poured at new ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
1992    Afghanistan president Najibullah resigns
1992    New York Rangers win team record 50th game
1991    M Leander and E Seago's musical "Matador," premieres in London
1991    St. Louis Blues becomes 8th NHL team in Play-off to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in game 7
1990    "Piano Lesson" opens at Walter Kerr Theater New York City for 320 performances
1990    19th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:23
1990    94th Boston Marathon won by Gelindo Bordin of Italy in 2:08:19
1990    Maximum New York State unemployment benefits raised to $260 per week
1990    Supreme Court rejects appeal from retarded man, Dalton Prejean, condemned to death for murdering a Louisiana state trooper in 1977
1989    1st Seniors Golf Tradition: Don Bies wins
1989    Berendrechtsluis opens in Antwerp, biggest flood lock in world
1989    Costa Rica beats U.S. 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1989    Pat Bradley wins LPGA AI Star/Centinela Hospital Golf Classic
1989    Zeleka Metaferia wins 3rd World Cup marathon (2:10:28)
1987    August Wilson's "Fences" wins 1987 Pulitzer Prize for drama
1987    FCC imposes a broader definition of indecency over airwaves
1987    Howard Stern and Infinity Broadcasting are warned by FCC
1987    Michael Jordon, becomes 2nd NBA to score 3000 points in a season
1987    Peter Taylor's "Summons to Memphis" wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction
1987    Pulitzer prize awarded to August Wilson for "Fences"
1986    To dispel rumors he's dead, Moammar Gadhafi appears on TV
1986    West Indies complete 5-0 demolition of England
1985    "Grind" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 79 performances
1985    Caps 1-Isles 2-Patrick Div Semifinals-Isle win series 3-2
1984    13th Boston Women's Marathon won by Lorraine Moller of New Zealand in 2:29:28
1984    88th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:10:34
1984    Oakland A's Dave Kingman hits 3 home runs including a grand slam
1984    Pulitzer prize awarded to Mary Oliver for "American Primitive"
1983    Steve Garvey sets NL record by playing in 1,118 consecutive games
1982    Queen Elizabeth proclaims Canada's new constitution
1981    "Copperfield" opens at ANTA Theater New York City for 13 performances
1981    Columbia space shuttle returns
1980    Arthur Ashe retires from professional tennis
1980    Delhi beat Bombay by 240 runs to win Ranji Trophy final
1980    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1979    15th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yankees and Mets tie 1-1
1979    83rd Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:09:27
1979    8th Boston Women's Marathon won by Joan Benoit Samuelson in 2:35:15
1979    Failed Palestinian attack on Zaventem Airport in Belgium
1979    Pulitzer prize awarded to Sam Shepard for "Buried child"
1978    "History of the American Film" closes at ANTA New York City after 21 performances
1978    Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1978    St. Louis Card Bob Forsch no-hits Phillies, 5-0
1977    Alex Haley finds his Roots in Juffure, Gambia
1975    Cambodian Red Khmer occupy Phnom Penh
1974    "Words and Music" opens at John Golden Theater New York City for 127 performances
1974    200,000 attend rock concert California Jam I in Ontario California
1974    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1972    "That's Entertainment" closes at Edison Theater New York City after 4 performances
1972    1st Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Jane Blalock
1972    2 giants pandas arrive in U.S., from China
1972    Apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands)
1972    Chicago Cub Burt Hooton no-hits Phillies, 1-0
1970    70 die in a snow crush (France)
1967    "Walking Happy" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater New York City after 161 performances
1967    Yankees beat Boston 7-6 in 18 innings
1966    Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain
1965    Test flight of heavy Saturn S-1C-rocket
1964    9 men sentenced 25-30 years for Britain's 1963 "Great Train Robbery"
1964    Geraldine Mock of U.S. is 1st woman to fly solo round the world
1962    Brazil nationalizes U.S. businesses
1962    Walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News
1961    15th Tony Awards: Becket and Bye Bye Birdie win
1961    Louise Suggs wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1961    Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2
1959    "Party with Comden and Green" opens at John Golden New York City for 44 performances
1959    Datu Abdul Rozak inaugurated as premier of Malaysia federation
1959    New York Yankees unveil their 1st message scoreboard
1959    Phils' Dave Philley gets a major league record 9th straight pinch hit
1958    22nd Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 284
1958    French government of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis
1957    Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
1957    U.S.S.R. performs atmospheric nuclear test
1956    1st solar powered radios go on sale
1954    KVAL TV channel 13 in Eugene, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954    Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 3
1953    British royal yacht Britannia taken out of service
1953    Jackie Pung wins LPGA Palm Springs Golf Open
1953    Phillie's Connie Ryan gets 6 hits in a game
1953    Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
1953    WAND TV channel 17 in Decatur, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting
1952    "4 Saints in 3 Acts" opens at Broadway Theater New York City for 15 performances
1951    British submarine Affray sank in English Channel, killing 75
1949    Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
1948    Organization for European Economic Cooperation (EEC) forms in Paris
1947    Explosions and fire on French ship Grandcamp
1947    Lens to provide zoom effects demonstrated in New York City
1947    Massive explosion and fire kills 522 in Texas City, Texas
1946    1st U.S. launch of captured V-2 rocket, White Sands, NM; 8 km alt
1946    NSB mayor of Rotterdam, Netherlands, FE Muller sentence to 100 years in jail
1945    German troops in Groningen surrender
1945    Red Army begins Battle of Berlin
1945    U.S. troops enter Nuremberg, Germany, during WW II
1945    U.S. troops land on He Shima Okinawa
1943    40 German bombers attack Haarlem, Netherlands, 85 killed
1942    Japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship
1942    King George VI awards George Cross to Island of Malta
1941    Little Theater at Adelphi Strand closes
1940    1st televised baseball game, WGN-TV, (White Sox vs Cubs exhibition)
1940    Cleveland Indian Bob Feller hurls an opening day no-hitter vs Chic, 1-0
1940    Heitor Villa-Lobos' opera "Izaht," premieres in Rio de Janeiro
1939    Stalin requests British, French and Russian anti-nazi pact
1939    Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 1
1938    Great Britain recognizes Italian annexation of Abyssinia
1935    1st radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee and Molly"
1935    Babe Ruth's 1st NL game, for Boston Braves, included a home run
1929    Cleveland Indian Earl Averill, becomes 1st AL to hit a home run on 1st at bat
1929    New York Yankees become 1st team to wear uniform numbers
1926    Book of the Month Club sends out its 1st selections "Lolly Willowes" and "Loving Huntsman" by Sylvia Townsend Warner
1924    1st radio-transmission of wireless: Matthaus Passion
1924    Child labor laws strengthened in Holland
1922    Annie Oakley sets record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row
1922    German-Russia treaty signed in Italy, Soviet Union recognized
1921    Liberal Freedom League forms in The Hague
1917    Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution
1912    Harriet Quimby becomes 1st woman pilot to cross English Channel
1912    Pirates turn a rare 5-3-7 doubleplay (left fielder covers 2nd base)
1908    Natural Bridges National Monument forms near Lake Powell, Utah
1900    U.S. Post Office issues 1st books of postage stamps
1888    Drentse and Friese peat cutters go on strike
1883    Paul Kruger chosen president of Transvaal
1874    Dr. David Livingstones corpse arrives in Southampton
1871    German Empire ends all anti-Jewish civil restrictions
1870    Vaudeville Theatre Strand opens in London
1868    Louisiana voters approve new constitution
1866    Karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia
1866    Nitroglycerine at Wells Fargo and Co office explodes
1865    Battle of Columbus and West Point, Georgia (Ft. Tyler)
1862    Slavery abolished in District of Columbia
1862    U.S. Confederate Congress calls up all white males (18-35 years)
1861    U.S. president Lincoln outlaws business with confederate states
1854    Franz Liszt's "Mazeppa," premieres
1854    San Salvador destroyed by earthquake
1854    Steamer "Long Beach" sinks off Long Beach NY, 311 die
1849    Opera "Il Profeta," premieres in Paris
1818    Senate ratifies Rush-Bagot amendment (unarmed US-Canada border)
1789    George Washington heads for 1st presidential inauguration
1787    1st American comedy, "The Contrast," made its debut in New York City
1777    Battle of Bennington-New England's Green Mountain Boys rout Brits
1746    Battle at Culloden: Troops of "James VIII and III" defeat Charles Stuart
1724    1st Easter observed
1705    Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College
1632    Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed supreme commander