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Important Events Of April 23



1997    "Titanic," opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City
1997    32nd Academy of Country Music Awards: LeAnn Rines and Brooks and Dunn
1996    Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Reno, Nevada on KRZQ 96.5 FM
1996    Sotherby begins 4 day auction of Jackie Onassis things nets $34.5 million
1995    Laura Davis wins LPGA Chick-fil-A Charity Golf Championship
1995    President Clinton declares a national day of mourning for Oklahoma City
1994    Army shoots to death 23-40 fishermen in Gonaives Haiti
1994    General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Norm Duke
1994    Libertarian party nominates Howard Stern for Governor of New York
1993    Eritrea votes to secede from Ethiopia
1993    Motley Crue's Mike Mars files for divorce from Emi-Canyn
1993    Peter Townshend's musical "Tommy," premieres in New York City
1992    "Shirnada" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 4 performances
1992    Marion Berry, former mayor of Washington D.C., let out of prison
1992    McDonald's opens its 1st fast-food restaurant in China
1991    Bjorn Borg loses 6-2, 6-3 to Jordi Arrese after 8 year lay off
1991    Gordon Greenidge scores 223 vs. Aus, his last Test Cricket knock at home
1991    U.S.S.R. grants republics right to secede under certain conditions
1990    11th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1989    Betsy King wins LPGA USX Golf Classic
1989    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his last game as a Laker
1989    Nolan Ryan blows a no hitter in 9th inning
1989    Students in Beijing China announce class boycotts
1988    A Greek pedals self-powered aircraft, 74 miles
1988    Federal smoking ban during domestic airline flights of 2 hours or less
1988    Karolina Szabo runs female world record 25k (1:29:30)/30k (1:47;06)
1987    28 construction workers killed in an apt collapse in Bridgeport, Ct
1987    New Jersey Devils farm team Maine Mariners (AHL) move to Utica (Devils) NY
1986    Grand Floridian Beach Resort groundbreaking
1986    Madrid-Nelli Cooman runs world record 60m indoor (7 sec)
1985    Brooklyn College soccer team wins Nepal's invitational
1985    Coca-Cola announced it is changing its secret flavor formula
1985    Flyers 5-Isles 3-Patrick Div Finals-Flyers hold 3-0 lead
1985    New Coke debuts
1984    AIDS-virus identified, acquired immune deficiency syndrome
1983    David Hookes scores his only Test Cricket century, 143* vs. Sri Lanka
1980    Soviet sub catches fire off Japan, 9 die
1978    Amy Alcott wins LPGA American Defender Golf Classic
1978    Reds Joe Morgan ends record streak of 91 cons errorless games at 2nd
1978    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1977    ADO The Hague soccer team forms
1977    Dr. Allen Bussey completes 20,302 yo-yo loops
1977    Miltitary workers kill 300-500 students in Addis Ababa
1977    Czechoslovakian chess master Vlastimil Hort plays 201 games simultaneously and only loses 10
1975    Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land," premieres in London
1974    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan U.S.S.R.
1972    26th Tony Awards: Sticks and Bones and 2 Gentlemen of Verona win
1972    Apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface
1972    Betty Burfeind wins LPGA Birmingham Centennital Golf Classic
1971    Columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike
1971    Soyuz 10 launched; cosmonauts become 1st in Salyut 1 space station
1969    ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Jim Chestney
1969    Los Angeles Laker Jerry West scores 53 points
1969    Over 1000 mi flooded on Shantung Province China
1969    Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Bobby Kennedy
1968    "I'm Solomon" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 7 performances
1968    1st decimal coins issued in Britain (5 and 10 pence)
1968    United Methodist Church forms
1967    Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational
1967    Soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes 1st in-flight casualty
1965    Launch of 1st Soviet communications satellite
1964    James Baldwin's "Blues for Mr. Charlie," premieres in New York City
1964    New York State Theater opens
1964    Houston Colt 45s Ken Johnson becomes 1st major league pitcher to lose a 9 inning no-hitter, Reds win 1-0
1963    "She Loves Me" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City for 302 performances
1963    Jerry Bock and S Harnick's musical "She Loves Me," premieres in New York City
1962    1st U.S. satellite to reach the moon launched
1962    New York Mets win their 1st game ever, after going 0-9, beat Pirates 9-1
1962    Ranger 4, 1st U.S. satellite to reach Moon launched from Cape Canaveral
1961    "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St. Theater New York City after 216 performances
1961    Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Babe Didrikson Zaharias Golf Open
1960    1st performance of Ferde Grofe's "San Francisco Suite"
1959    "Destry Rides Again" opens at Imperial Theater New York City for 472 performances
1959    1st heliport in Britain opens in London
1958    Gil Hodges hits his 300th home run and Pee Wee Reese plays in 2,000th game
1956    U.S. Supreme Court ends race segregation on buses
1955    "Kismet" closes at Ziegfeld Theater New York City after 583 performances
1955    Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Carrollton Golf Open
1954    Hammerin' Hank Aaron hits 1st of his 755 homers
1953    General Charles P Cabell, USAF, becomes deputy director of CIA
1953    KTAR (now KPNX) TV channel 12 in Phoenix, Arizona (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953    WCOV TV channel 20 in Montgomery, Alabama (IND/CBS) begins broadcasting
1952    Bob Cain of Browns and Bob Feller of Indians each pitch a one-hitter
1952    New York Giant Hoyt Wilhelm wins his 1st relief game and hits his only home run
1952    Oil pipeline from Kirkuk to Banias completed
1951    Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins LPGA Richmond Women's Golf Open
1950    1st major league day game completed under lights (Phils 6, Braves 5)
1950    4th NBA Championship: Minnesota Lakers beat Syracuse Nationals, 4 games to 2
1950    Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island
1950    Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 3
1949    Chinese Red army conquerors Nanjing
1949    Courtesy mail boxes for motorists started in San Francisco
1949    Netherlands annexes Elten and Tudderen
1948    KSTP TV channel 5 in St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN (ABC) 1st broadcast
1946    Brooklyn Dodger Ed Head no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0
1945    Concentration camp Flossenburg liberated
1945    U.S. troops in Italy cross river Po
1943    British and U.S. offensive directed at Tunis/Bizerta
1942    4-day allied bombing on Rostock begins
1942    Luftwaffe bombs Exeter
1941    Greece Army surrenders to German Nazis RAF brings Greek king George II to Egypt
1940    Dance hall fires kills 198 (Natchez Miss)
1940    New York Yankees dedicate a plaque to Jacob Rupert
1939    1st performance of Bela Bartok's 2nd Concerto for violin
1939    Boston Red Sox Ted Williams hits his 1st home run
1938    Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self government
1936    Carl Hubbell's 1st start of season is his 17th straight win
1933    Dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal
1932    Shakespeare Memorial Theatre opens at Stratford-on-Avon
1925    1st London performance of operetta "Fasquita" staged
1925    Pastor LH Perquin forms Union of Catholic Dutch Radio (KRO) forms
1924    British Empire Exhibition opens at Wembley
1921    Charles Paddock runs world record 100m (10.4 seconds)
1920    Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara
1919    Major leagues open a reduced 140-game season
1918    Battle of Zeebrugge ends
1918    Dover Patrol overthrows Germany U-boat in East Sea
1918    National Urban League forms
1916    Lord Dunsany's "Night at an Inn," premieres in New York City
1915    ACA becomes National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA)
1910    International Exhibition opens in Brussels
1908    Denmark, Germany, England, France, Netherlands and Sweden sign North Sea accord
1904    American Academy of Arts and Letters forms
1903    New York Highlanders (Yankees) win their 1st game beating Washington Senators 7-2
1900    1st know occurrence of word "hillbillie" (New York Journal)
1896    Premier of motion pictures (Koster and Bial's Music Hall, New York City)
1896    Vitascope system of movie projection 1st demonstrated (New York City)
1891    Jews are expelled from Moscow, Russia
1883    John Heemskerk Azn forms Dutch government
1881    Gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London
1878    1st Dutch test drive of steam tram
1871    Blossom Rock in San Francisco Bay blown up
1867    Queen Victoria and Napoleon III turn down plans for a channel tunnel
1864    Battle of Cane River, Louisiana (Red River Expedition, Monett's Ferry)
1861    Arkansas troops seize Ft. Smith
1861    Battle of San Antonio, Texas
1860    Dem convention in Charleston South Carolina divided over slavery
1851    Canada issues its 1st postage stamps
1838    English steamship "Great Western" crossing Atlantic docks in New York City
1826    Missolonghi captured by Turks
1798    Dutch emperor accepts new Constitution
1795    William Hastings acquitted in England of high treason
1789    President-elect George Washington moves into Franklin House, New York
1775    Opera "Il Re Pastore" is produced (Salzburg)
1723    Cornelis Steenoven elected archbishop of Utrecht
1705    Richard Steele's "Tender Husband," premieres in London
1662    Connecticut chartered as an English colony
1661    English king Charles II crowned in London
1633    Sweden and Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn
1616    Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England