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Important Events Of April 19



1998    59th PGA Seniors Golf Championship
1997    Renee Slaughter, crowned 14th Miss Hawaiian Tropic International
1997    San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals play at Aloha Stadium Hawaii
1996    Rangers scores 16 in 8th vs Orioles
1996    South Africa defeat Pakistan to win the Pepsi Cup in Sharjah
1995    Chopper 4 1st used on WNBC TV (New York City) news
1995    Truck bomb at Federal Building in Oklahoma City, kills 168
1994    15th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1994    Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10km (11:25.88)
1994    Inkatha ends boycott of South African multi-racial election
1994    Rodney King award $3,800,000 in compensation of police beating
1994    Supreme Court outlaws excluding people from juries because of gender
1993    22nd Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:25:27
1993    97th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas N'deti of Kenya in 2:09:33
1993    Fire in psychiatric institute in South Korea, kills 40
1993    The Branch Davidian Compound near Waco, Texas, is destroyed in a fire after 51-day stand-off; 76 people die, including 24 British nationals and 20 children
1992    "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" closes at Beaumont New York City after 38 perf
1992    Balki and Mary Ann wed on "Perfect Strangers"
1992    Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Sega Women's Golf Championship
1991    Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
1991    Greyhound Bus posts $195 million loss for 1990
1990    Contra guerrillas, leftist Sandinistas and incoming government agree to truce
1990    Marla Maples appears on ABC's Prime-Time
1990    Pistons and 76'ers get into a fight accruing $162,500 fines (NBA record)
1990    Truce in Nicaragua's civil war
1989    Gun turret explodes on USS Iowa, killing 47 sailors
1989    Kevin Elster (New York Mets), sets errorless shortstop mark at 73
1989    Republic Day in Sierra Leone
1987    Brendon Kuruppu scores 201* on Test Cricket debut (Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand )
1987    Brewers score 5 runs in 9th to win 6-4 and record 12th straight AL win
1987    Gregory Robertson does 200-mph free fall to save unconscious skydiver
1987    Jacqueline Blanc, sets women's downhill ski speed record, 124.9 mph
1987    Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Santa Barbara Golf Open
1987    Los Angeles Clippers end season with a terrible 12-70 record
1987    Last wild condor captured on California wildlife reserve
1987    U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1986    Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1985    16th Space Shuttle Mission (51-D)-Discovery 4 returns to Earth
1985    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1984    Nemesis, death star of dinosaurs 1st appears in Nature magazine
1983    France performs nuclear test
1982    11th Boston Women's Marathon won by Charlotte Teske of Germany in 2:29:33
1982    86th Boston Marathon won by Alberto Salazar of Oreg in 2:08:51
1982    Guinon Bluford announced as 1st black astronaut
1982    Rosie Ruiz, marathon race cheater, arrested for forgery
1982    Sally Ride announced as 1st woman astronaut
1982    U.S.S.R. Salyut 7 space station put into orbit
1981    Beth Daniel wins LPGA Florida Lady Citrus Golf
1981    Oakland A's runs record to 11-0
1981    William Finn's musical "March of Falsettos," premieres in New York City
1981    Rochester Red Wings and Pawtucket Red Sox play to 2-2 tie in 32 innings, game suspended at 4:07 AM (Pawtucket later wins in 33rd)
1979    Following a 6-3 loss to the Orioles, Yankees Goose Gossage and Cliff
1979    Johnson brawl, Gossage sustains a sprained ligament in his left thumb
1978    Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel
1976    5th Boston Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt of Wis in 2:47:10
1976    80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Wash, DC in 2:20:19
1975    India launches 1st satellite with help of U.S.S.R.
1974    Oriole Al Bumbry hits an inside-the-park home run against New York Yankees
1973    Barbra Streisand records "Between Yesterday and Tomorrow"
1973    Steinbrenner replaces Mike Burke with Gabe Paul as Yankee president
1973    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1972    "Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope" opens at Playhouse New York City for 1,065 performances
1972    Bangladesh becomes a member of British Commonwealth
1972    Hungary revises constitution
1972    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1971    75th Boston Marathon won by Alvaro Mejia of Colombia in 2:18:45
1971    Charles Manson sentenced to life (Sharon Tate murder)
1971    Sierra Leone becomes a republic (National Day)
1971    U.S.S.R. Salyut 1 launched; 1st manned lab in orbit
1970    "Look to the Lilies" closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York City after 25 performances
1970    24th Tony Awards: Borstal Boy and Applause win
1970    Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational
1968    72nd Boston Marathon won by Amby Burfoot of Connecticut in 2:22:17
1968    Belgian construction workers strike
1968    NL owners approve expansion for 2 new teams
1967    "Casino Royale" premieres
1967    71st Boston Marathon won by Dave McKenzie of New Zealand in 2:15:45
1967    Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years
1967    U.S. Surveyor III lands on Moon
1967    Yugoslav author Mihaljo Mihaljov sentenced 4 years
1966    In 1st regular season game at Anaheim Stadium, Angels lose 3-1 to Chic
1966    70th Boston Marathon won by Kenji Kimihara of Japan in 2:17:11
1966    Roberta Bignay becomes 1st woman to run in the Boston Marathon
1965    1st all news radio station (WINS 1010 AM in New York City) begins operating
1965    69th Boston Marathon won by Morio Shigematsu of Japan in 2:16:33
1965    T.A.M.I. Show premieres in London
1965    At a cost of $20,000, the outer Astrodome ceiling is painted because of sun's glare, this causes the grass to die
1964    Mickey Wright wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Invitational
1964    Rightist coup in Laos, Suvanna Phuma remains premier
1964    Roger Sessions' opera "Montezuma," premieres in West-Berlin
1963    "Hot Spot" opens at Majestic Theater New York City for 43 performances
1963    67th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:18:58
1962    66th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:48
1962    NASA civilian pilot Joseph A. Walker takes X-15 to 46,900m
1961    65th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:39
1960    64th Boston Marathon won by Paavo Kotila of Finland in 2:20:54
1960    Baseball uniforms begin displaying player's names on their backs
1960    Comiskey Park's famed "exploding" scoreboard begins operating
1959    Louise Suggs wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1959    Uprising in La Paz Bolivia, fails
1958    62nd Boston Marathon won by Franjo Mihalic of Yugoslavia in 2:25:54
1956    1st ML baseball game in NJ, Dodgers beat Phils in Roosevelt Stadium
1956    60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in 2:14:14
1956    U.S. actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III
1955    59th Boston Marathon won by Hideo Hamamura of Japan in 2:18:22
1954    58th Boston Marathon won by Veikko Karvonen of Finland in 2:20:39
1954    7-time winner of Boston Marathon, 65-year-old Clarence Demar, runs his last race at Boston finishing 78th
1953    Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open
1953    WAFB TV channel 9 in Baton Rouge, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
1952    56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53
1951    "Tree Grows in Brooklyn" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 267 performances
1951    55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45
1951    General Douglas MacArthur ends his military career
1950    54th Boston Marathon won by Kee Yong Ham of Korea in 2:32:39
1949    53rd Boston Marathon won by Gosta Leandersson of Sweden in 2:31:50.8
1949    Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth
1948    52nd Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:02
1948    ABC-TV network begins
1948    Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China
1947    51st Boston Marathon won by Yun Bok Soh of Korea in 2:25:39
1947    AAU record for a 25' rope climb is set in 4.7 seconds
1947    French ship explodes in Texas City harbor, kills about 522
1947    Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 2
1947    Suh Yun Buck wins world record marathon (2:25:39)
1946    Yankees switch from 3rd base to 1st base dug out
1945    49th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:30:40.2
1945    Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "Carousel" opens on Broadway
1945    U.S. aircraft carrier Franklin heavy damaged in Japanese air raid
1945    U.S. offensive against Shuri-barrier on Okinawa
1944    Allied fleet attack Sabang Sumatra
1943    Revolt in Warsaw Ghetto under Mordechai Anielewicz
1943    47th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:25.8
1943    Jews attack Nazi occupation forces at Warsaw Ghetto
1942    46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Mass in 2:26:51.2
1941    45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:30:38
1941    B Brecht's "Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder," premieres in Zurich
1941    Bulgarian troops invade Macedonia
1941    Milk rationed in Holland
1940    "Lake Shore Ltd" derails speed killing 34 near Little Falls NY
1940    44th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:28.6
1940    Dutch prime minister De Geer declares state of siege
1939    43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:28:51.8
1939    Connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights (148 years late)
1938    42nd Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:35:34.8
1938    Phil Emmett Mueller and Dodger Ernie Koy both homer in their 1st at bat
1937    41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20
1936    Anti-Jewish riots break out in Palestine
1935    39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4
1934    38th Boston Marathon won by Dave Komonen of Canada in 2:32:53.8
1934    Shirley Temple appears in her 1st movie, "Stand Up and Cheer"
1933    37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:31:01.6
1933    Franklin D. Roosevelt announces U.S. will leave gold standard
1932    36th Boston Marathon won by Paul de Bruyn of Germany in 2:33:36.4
1932    President Herbert Hoover suggests 5 day work week
1930    34th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:34:48.2
1929    33rd Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:33:08.6
1928    32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:37:07.8
1928    Japanese troops occupies Sjantung-schiereiland
1928    Yankees are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926
1927    "Vagabond King" opens in London
1927    31st Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:40:22.2
1926    30th Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:25:40.4
1924    "National Barn Dance" premieres on WLS Chicago
1924    28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:29:40.2
1923    27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:23:37.4
1923    New Egyptian law allows suffrage for men, except soldiers
1922    26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10
1921    25th Boston Marathon won by Frank Zuna of New Jersey in 2:18:57.6
1921    Funeral of last German Emperoress, Augusta Victoria
1920    24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31
1919    23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder of Mass in 2:29:13.4
1919    French assembly decides on 8 hour work day
1919    Leslie Irvin of U.S. makes 1st parachute jump and free fall
1919    Opera "Monsieur Beaucaire" is produced (London)
1917    21st Boston Marathon won by Bill Kennedy of New York in 2:28:37.2
1916    "Bing Boys are Here" opens in London
1916    20th Boston Marathon won by Arthur Roth of Mass in 2:27:16.4
1916    Italians troops conquer Col di Lana at Merano
1915    19th Boston Marathon won by Edouard Fabre of Canada in 2:31:41.2
1913    17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson of Minnesota in 2:25:14.8
1912    16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of New York in 2:21:18.2
1911    15th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:21:39.6
1911    George Bernard Shaw's "Fanny's First Play," premieres in London
1910    14th Boston Marathon won by Fred Cameron of Canada in 2:28:52.4
1910    Halley's comet seen by naked eye 1st time this trip (Curacao)
1909    13th Boston Marathon won by Henri Renaud of New Hampshire in 2:53:36.8
1907    11th Boston Marathon won by Tom Longboat of Canada in 2:24:24
1906    10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45
1906    Belgian naval education ship Comte The Stain de Naeyer sets sail
1905    9th Boston Marathon won by Fred Lorz of New York in 2:38:25.4
1904    8th Boston Marathon won by Michael Spring of New York in 2:38:04.4
1904    Much of Toronto destroyed by fire
1902    6th Boston Marathon won by Sam Mellor of New York in 2:43:12
1901    5th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:29:23.6
1901    James J Caffrey wins Boston marathon (2:29:23.6)
1900    4th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:39:44.4
1900    Highest scoring opening game, Phils beat Braves 19-17 in 10
1899    3rd Boston Marathon won by Lawrence Brignolia of Mass in 2:54:38
1898    2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00
1897    1st American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2:55:10 (Boston)
1897    1st Boston Marathon won by John McDermott of New York in 2:55:10
1897    1st performance of Debussy's "Pelleas et Melisande"
1896    Herzl's "The Jewish State" is published
1894    Jules Massenet's opera "Werther," premieres in New York City
1892    Charles Duryea takes 1st American-made auto out for a spin (Mass)
1890    Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in Brussels
1877    Opera "Les Cloches de Cornerville" is produced (Paris)
1874    Barracks on Alcatraz Island destroyed in fire
1864    Naval Engagement at Cherbourg, FR: USS Kearsage vs. CSS Alabama
1863    Union troops/fleet occupy For Huger, Virginia
1861    Baltimore riots-4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed
1861    Lincoln orders blockade of Confederate ports (Civil War)
1853    Netherlands Van Hall government forms
1852    California Historical Society forms
1839    Treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom and Luxembourg a Grand Duchy
1837    Cheyney University forms as the Institute for Colored Youth
1836    Nikolai Gogol's "Revisor," premieres in St. Petersburg
1825    33 patriotic exiles return to Uruguay
1782    Netherlands recognizes U.S.
1775    Minutemen Captain John Parker orders not to fire unless fired upon
1775    Revolution begins-Lexington Common, shot "heard round the world"
1774    CW Glucks opera "Iphigenia in Aulis," premieres in Paris
1770    Amsterdam buys Van Aerssens family 1/3 part of Suriname
1770    Captain James Cook 1st sees Australia
1713    Emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions
1619    Theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam