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Important Events Of April 20



1999    Two disaffected students brought guns to their high school in Columbine, Colorado and murdered twelve students, one teacher and then killed themselves
1998    Federal court rules that Monica Lewinsky does not have an immunity agreement with Kenneth Starr
1997    "Gin Game," opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 144 performances
1997    "Present Laughter," closes at Walter Kerr Theater New York City
1997    1st baseball game in Hawaii, Cards beat Padres in doubleheader
1997    27th Easter Seal Telethon raises $47,392,682
1997    58th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Hale Irwin
1997    Cubs beat New York Mets ending NL worst opening, lost 14 straight games
1997    Karrie Webb wins LPGA Susan G Komen International
1997    Myrtle Beach LPGA Classic
1997    Nick Price wins golf MCI Classic
1997    PGA Seniors Championship
1997    Mark McGwire, is 4th to home run on Detroit Tiger left field roof (others are Frank Howard, Harmon Killibrew, and Cecil Fielder)
1996    Chicago Bulls win record 72 games in a season
1994    Danny Harold Rolling, sentenced to death in Florida, for killing 5
1994    Serbian army bombs hospital in Goradze Bosnia, 47 killed
1994    Sohail and Inzamam make world record ODI partnership of 263
1994    Space shuttle STS-59 (Endeavour 6), lands
1993    Uranus passes Neptune (once every 171 years)
1992    100th episode of "Murphy Brown" airs
1992    21st Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:23:43
1992    96th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:14
1992    All star concert in memory of Freddie Mercury held at Wembley Stadium
1992    Expo '92 opens in Seville Spain
1992    Joan Lunden, breaks her left shoulder after being thrown from a horse
1992    Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner
1991    "Les Miserables," opens at Odense Teater, Odense
1991    1st non stop flight Schiphol-Flamingo airport Bonaire
1991    Mark Lenzi is 1st diver to score 100 pts on a dive (101.85)
1991    Raghib "Rocket" Ismael signs with Toronto Argonauts for $26.2 million
1990    Pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income
1990    8 2/3 inning perfect game pitched by Brian Holman of Oakland A's is spoiled by a home run hit by Ken Philips
1988    Baltimore Orioles set worst record to start a season 0-14 (will go 0-21)
1988    New Jersey Devils 1st playoff hat trick-Eric Broten
1988    U.S. accuses Renamo of killing 100,000 Mozambiquians
1988    Yankees home run 9,999 (D Winfield) 10,000 (C Washington) 10,001 (J Clarke)
1987    16th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:21
1987    91st Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:11:50
1987    Sri Lanka: Tamils shoot 122 Singalezen dead
1987    U.S. deports Karl Linnas, charged with nazi war crimes, to U.S.S.R.
1986    "Jerry's Girls" closes at St. James Theater New York City after 139 performances
1986    Michael Johnson sets NBA playoff record with 63 points in a game
1986    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986    Vladimir Horowitz performs in his Russian homeland
1985    Carlos Lopes runs world record marathon (2:07:12)
1985    Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mark Williams
1985    Karyn Marshall of New York City lifted 303 lbs in a clean and jerk lift
1984    Russian offensive in Panshirvallei Afghanistan
1983    President Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security
1983    Rangers 2-Isles 7-Patrick Div Finals-Isles hold 3-2 lead
1983    Soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock
1982    Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season
1981    10th Boston Women's Marathon won by Allison Roe of New Zealand in 2:26:46
1981    85th Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:09:26
1981    Final performance of TV show "Soap" airs
1981    Rocker Papa John Phillips arrested for drug possession
1980    Cubans begin to arrive in U.S. from Mariel boatlift
1978    Korean Airlines flight 007 shot down by Soviets in Russian airspace
1977    Supreme Court rules "Live Free or Die" may be covered on New Hampshire licenses
1977    Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall" premieres
1976    George Harrison sings lumberjack song with Monty Python
1975    29th Tony Awards: Equus and Wiz win
1975    4th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Palmer
1975    Penguins 1-Isles 3-Quarterfinals-Penguins hold 3-1 lead
1974    Paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run"
1973    Canadian ANIK A2 becomes 1st commercial satellite in orbit
1972    Apollo 16's Young and Duke land on Moon with Boeing Lunar Rover #2
1972    Kallicharran scores his 2nd Test century in his 2nd Test Cricket
1971    Barbra Streisand records "We've Only Just Begun"
1971    U.S. Supreme Court upholds use of busing to achieve racial desegregation
1970    74th Boston Marathon won by Ron Hill of Great Britain in 2:10:30
1970    Bruno Kreisky becomes 1st socialist chancellor of Austria
1970    Ron Hill's 2:10:30 at Boston, sets new U.S. marathon record
1969    23rd Tony Awards: Great White Hope and 1776 win
1969    Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
1968    Pierre Elliott Trudeau sworn-in as Canada's PM
1968    South Africa Boeing 707 crashes at Windhoek, 122 killed
1967    French author Regis Debray caught in Bolivia
1967    New York Met Tom Seaver's 1st victory, beats Cubs, 6-1
1967    U.S. planes bomb Haiphong for 1st time during Vietnam War
1967    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1966    WDCA TV channel 20 in Washington, D.C. (IND) begins broadcasting
1965    People's Republic China offers North Vietnam military aid
1964    68th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:19:59
1964    86% of black students boycott Cleveland schools
1963    "Sophie" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City after 8 performances
1963    All Africa Conferences of Churches opens in Kampala Uganda
1962    NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 63,250 m
1962    New Orleans Citizens Co gives free 1-way ride to blacks to move North
1962    OAS-leader ex-general Salan arrested in Algiers
1961    American Harold Graham makes 1st rocket belt flight
1960    "From A to Z" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 21 performances
1959    63rd Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:22:42
1958    Buses replace Key System trains at 3 AM
1958    Louise Suggs wins LPGA Babe Didrikson Zaharias Golf Open
1958    Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup
1958    Morocco demands departure of Spanish troops
1957    61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Connecticut in 2:20:05
1957    Yankee Bill Skowron becomes 3rd player to hit a ball out of Fenway
1955    "Saint of Bleecker St" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 92 performances
1954    "Golden Apple" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 125 performances
1953    57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51
1951    U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1951    Velsen city council demands investigation of police collaborators
1950    Baltimore's Memorial Stadium opens - Orioles of International League
1949    Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California
1948    New York City hikes subway fare from 5 cents to 10 cents
1948    Walter P Reuther UAW President shot and wounded at his home in Detroit
1947    Frederik IX becomes king of Denmark
1946    1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs
1946    50th Boston Marathon won by Stylianos Kyriakides of Greece in 2:29:27
1945    Cleveland Browns organization formed by Arthur "Mickey" McBride
1945    German occupiers flood Beemster and Fencer
1945    Soviet troops enter Berlin
1945    U.S. 7th army captured German city of Nuremberg
1945    U.S. forces conquer Motobu peninsula on Okinawa
1944    Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death
1944    NFL legalizes coaching from bench
1943    Braves manager Casey Stengel is struck by a taxi, fractures a leg
1942    German occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach
1942    Heavy German assault on Malta
1941    100 German bombers attack Athens
1941    Dodgers start to wear liners in their caps
1940    1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa
1939    New York World's Fair opens
1939    Ted Williams' 1st hit (off of Yankee Red Ruffing) a double
1936    40th Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:33:40.8
1936    Jews repel an Arab attack in Petach Tikvah Palestine
1935    "Your Hit Parade" begins broadcasting (becomes #1 quickly)
1934    Heinrich Himmler becomes inspector Prussian secret state police
1931    35th Boston Marathon won by Jim Henigan of Mass in 2:46:45.8
1931    British House of Commons agrees for sports play on Sunday
1926    1st check sent by radio facsimile transmission across Atlantic
1925    29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor of Illinois in 2:33:00.6
1920    7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium
1920    Balfour Declaration recognized, makes Palestine a British Mandate
1920    Big Show ends 2 year run on NBC radio
1920    Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama and Mississippi
1920    Phillies manager Gravvy Cravath puts himself in as pinch hitter, his 3- run homer beats New York Giants 3-0
1919    Polish Army captures Vilno, Lithuania from Soviet Army
1917    Pravda (Lenin names Russia "Free land of world")
1916    German-British sea battle off Belgian coast
1916    Weeghman Park (Wrigley Field) in Chicago opens, Cubs beat Cincinnati Reds 7-6
1914    18th Boston Marathon won by James Duffy of Canada in 2:25:01.2
1914    33 killed by soldiers during mine strike in Ludlow, Colorado
1912    Fenway Park officially opens, Red Sox beat New York Highlanders 7-6 in 11
1912    Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens, Tigers beat Cleveland Indians 6-5
1910    Cleveland Indians Addie Joss 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago, 1-0
1910    Halley's Comet passes 29th recorded perihelion at 87.9 million km
1908    12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of New York in 2:25:43.2
1904    George Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premieres in London
1904    Louisiana Purchase Exposition opens in St. Louis
1903    7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Mass in 2:41:29.8
1903    New York Highlanders play their 1st game, with Jack Chesbro losing 3-1 to Al Orth and Washington
1902    Marie and Pierre Curie isolate radioactive element radium
1898    U.S. Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota opens
1896    1st public film showing in U.S. John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres in New York City
1894    136,000 mine workers strike in Ohio for pay increase
1888    246 reported killed by hail in Moradabad, India
1884    Pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Freemasonry"
1879    1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London and Cyprus
1872    SF Bar Association organized
1871    3rd Enforcement Act (President can suspend writ of habeas corpus)
1865    Chicago's Crosby Opera House opens
1861    Battle of Norfolk, Virginia
1861    Colonel Robert E. Lee resigns from Union army
1853    Harriet Tubman starts Underground Railroad
1841    1st detective story (Poe's "Murders in Rue Morgue") published
1836    Territory of Wisconsin created
1809    Napoleon I defeats Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria
1799    Friedrich von Schiller's "Wallensteins Tod," premieres in Weimar
1799    Napoleon issues a decree calling for establishing Jerusalem for Jews
1792    France declares war on Austria, Prussia and Sardinia
1777    New York adopts new constitution as an independent state
1775    British begin siege of Boston
1770    Captain Cook arrives in New South Wales
1715    Nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London
1702    Comet C/1702 H1 approaches within 0.0437 AUs of Earth
1657    Battle in Santa Cruz Bay, Tenerife: English fleet under Robert Blake sinks Spanish silver fleet
1653    Cromwell routes English parliament to house
1650    VOC-management sets new guidelines