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Important Events Of April 24



1997    "Steel Peer," opens at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City for 76 performances
1996    "Jack-Night on Town with John Barrymore" opens at Belasco for 12 perf
1996    31st Academy of Country Music Awards: Shania Twain
1996    Highest scoring baseball game in 17 years - Twins 24, Tigers 11
1995    Court orders Darryl Strawberry to pay back $350,000 in taxes
1995    Dow Jones Index hits record 4303.98
1995    Package bomb, linked to Unabomber, blows up killing Gilbert B. Murray
1994    "Broken Glass" opens at Booth Theater New York City for 73 performances
1994    "Flowering Peach" closes at Lyceum Theater New York City after 41 performances
1994    Actress Kelly Preston (26) weds actor Lou Diamond Phillips (32)
1994    Armando Calderon Sol wins El Salvador presidential election
1994    Bomb attack in center of Johannesburg, 9 killed
1994    David Robinson scores ties 7th highest total in the NBA - 71
1994    New York Rangers sweep New York Islanders in NHL playoffs
1993    1000 kg heavy IRA car bomb explodes in London, killing 1
1993    ABC news analyst Jeff Greenfield weds Karen Gannett
1993    Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by George Branham
1992    "Man of La Mancha" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 108 performances
1992    David Bowie marries model Iman in Switzerland
1992    George Steinbrenner drops his suits against baseball
1992    Vinson Pike fined 1000 pounds for distributing obscene computer pictures
1991    26th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks
1990    Brian Friel's "Dancing at Lughnasa," premieres in Dublin
1990    Security law violator Michael Milken pleads guilty to 6 felonies
1990    U.S. 66th manned space mission STS-31 (Discovery 10) launches into orbit
1990    West and East Germany agree to merge currency and economies on July 1st
1989    10s of thousands of students strikes in Beijing China
1989    Massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day"
1988    Rosie Jones wins LPGA USX Golf Classic
1987    Howard Stern holds a free speech rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza New York City
1985    Pulitzer prize awarded to Carolyn Lizer for "Yin"
1984    Oiler's Wayne Gretzky is 3rd to score on a Stanley Cup penalty shot
1983    "Show Boat" opens at Uris Theater New York City for 73 performances
1983    Austrian socialist party loses parliamentary election
1983    Hollis Stacy wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic
1982    150 Khomeini followers assault student dormitory in West Germany
1982    Cards win 12th game in a row; 7-4 over Phillies
1982    Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mike Durbin
1981    Bill Shoemaker wins his 8,000th race, 2000 more than any other jockey
1981    IBM-PC computer introduced
1981    San Antonio blocks 20 Golden State shots to set NBA reg game record
1981    U.S. ends grain embargo against U.S.S.R.
1980    U.S. military operation to save 52 hostages in Iran, fails, 8 die
1979    Rhodesian bishop Muzorewa wins general election
1978    Angels Nolan Ryan strikes out 15 Mariners, 20th time he has 15 in game
1977    Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA American Defender Golf Tournament
1975    Penguins 1-Isles 4-Quarterfinals-series tied at 3-3
1975    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1974    Dutch women hockey team becomes world champion
1974    NFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay Bucaneers
1971    "Frank Merriwell" opens/closes at Longacre Theater New York City for 1 perf
1971    Soyuz 10 returns to Earth
1970    China launches its 1st satellite transmitting song "East is Red"
1970    Gambia becomes a republic within Commonwealth
1970    Senegal adopts constitution
1969    General Lin Piao succeeds Mao, is seriously wounded
1969    Lebanese army in battle with Palestinians
1969    Paul McCartney says their is no truth to rumors he is dead
1969    U.S. B-52's drop 3,000 ton bombs at Cambodian boundary
1968    ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Pete Tountas
1968    Leftist students take over Columbia University, New York City
1968    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1967    21st NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers beat San Francisco Warriors, 4 games to 2
1966    Atlanta Braves win NL-record 18 straight home games (17 in Milwaukee)
1966    Carol Mann wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Invitational
1965    "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" closes at John Golden New York City after 192 performances
1965    Military coup under Donald Reid Cabral in Dominican Republic
1965    New York Met Casey Stengel wins his 3,000 game as manager
1963    17th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 2
1963    English princess Alexandra marries sir Angus Ogilvy
1963    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962    1st Lockheed A-12 is taxi tested
1962    MIT sends TV signal by satellite for 1st time: CA to MA
1962    Sandy Koufax's 2nd 18-strikeout game
1961    John F. Kennedy accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs
1961    Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is raised
1960    14th Tony Awards: Miracle Worker and Fiorello! win
1960    Heavy earthquake strikes South Persia, 500 killed
1960    Louise Suggs wins LPGA Civitan Golf Open
1960    Record 4 grand slams hit today
1959    Netherlands Dance Theater opens (Rudi of Dantzig and Cut Flier)
1959    WICD TV channel 15 in Champaign, IL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1958    Lee Walls hits 3 home runs, as Cubs beat Dodgers 15-2
1957    Chicago Cub pitchers walk NL record 9 Reds in 5th inning
1956    AL umpire Frank Umont is 1st to wear glasses in a regular season game
1955    Conference of Bandung against colonialism/for self determination, ends
1955    Gaullists lose elections in France
1955    KFDM TV channel 6 in Beaumont, Texas (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955    KMAU (now KGMV) TV channel 3 in Wailuku, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954    1st American, civilian pilot, P.R. Holden, wounded in Indochina
1954    Australia and U.S.S.R. break diplomatic relations
1954    WSEE TV channel 35 in Erie, Pennsylvania (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953    Winston Churchill knighted by Queen Elizabeth II
1951    Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Women's Golf Invitational Open
1950    "Peter Pan" opens at Imperial Theater New York City for 320 performances
1950    Independent republic of South Molukkas declared
1950    President Truman denies there are communists in U.S. government
1949    3rd Tony Awards: Death of a Salesman and Kiss Me Kate win
1946    11 players Tinker, Evers, Chance, Burkett, McCarthy, Waddell, Plank, Walsh, Chesbro, Griffith, and McGinnity are named to Hall of Fame
1945    Albert B "Happy" Chandler is named 2nd baseball commissioner
1945    Delegates of 46 countries gather in San Francisco to discuss U.N.
1944    1st Boeing B-29 arrives in China "over the Hump"
1944    RAF bombs Munich
1944    United Negro College Fund incorporates
1942    Luftwaffe bombs Exeter
1941    British army begins evacuation of Greece
1941    Dutch Prince Bernhard becomes an RAF pilot
1938    Lindenheuvel soccer team forms
1933    1st major league to get 4 consecutive doubles in 9 inn (Dick Bartell)
1932    German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia)
1929    1st non-stop England to India flight takes-off
1929    Thorvald Stauning becomes premier of Denmark
1928    Fathometer, which measures underwater depth, patented
1923    Colonel Jacob Schick patents Schick shavers
1923    General harbor strike begins in New York City
1921    1st municipal elections for men and women in Belgium
1920    British Mandate over Palestine goes into effect, lasts 28 years
1920    Polish troops attack Ukraine
1917    Yankee lefty George Mogridge no-hits Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway
1916    Easter rebellion of Irish against British occupation begins
1915    Massacre of Armenians by Turks starts (Armenian Martyrs Day)
1915    Pittsburghs' Frank Allen no-hits St. Louis (Federal League), 2-0
1910    German Catholic youth movement Quickborn forms
1909    Harry Hillman and Lawson Robertson run 100m 3-legged race in 11 seconds
1908    Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Murdock become 1st to travel across U.S. by car, they leave Los Angeles in a Packard and arrive in New York City in 32d-5h-25m
1905    1st-class Cricket debut of Jack Hobbs, Surrey vs. Gentlemen (18 and 28)
1905    Senators execute a triple-play and beat Yankees 4-3
1901    1st AL game, Chicago beats Cleveland Blues 8-2, 3 other games rained out
1900    Passing of Andrew Halliday, cable car pioneer
1899    Transvaal British Uitlanders ask Queen Victoria for aid
1898    Spain declares war on U.S. rejecting ultimatum to withdraw from Cuba
1898    U.S. fleet under commodore Dewey sails from Hong Kong to Philippines
1897    1st reporter, William Price (Washington Star), assigned to White House
1895    Joshua Slocum completes around-the-world voyage in 11-m boat
1894    French cyclist Henri Desgrange rides 100km in world record 2:39:18
1894    Phillies Lave Cross hits for cycle vs Brooklyn Dodgers
1891    Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Final Problem"
1888    Eastman Kodak forms
1884    National Medical Association of Black physicians organizes in Atlanta
1883    28 Surinamers depart to Amsterdam World's Fair
1880    Amateur Athletic Association, governing body for men's athletics in England and Wales, is founded in Oxford, England
1877    Last federal occupying troops withdraw from south in New Orleans
1877    Russia declares war on Turkey through Romania
1872    Volcano Vesuvius erupts
1871    Opera "Aida" is produced (Cairo)
1867    Black demonstrators stage ride-ins on Richmond Virginia streetcars
1865    Fire alarm and police telegraph system put into operation in San Francisco
1863    Skirmish at Okolona/Birmingham, Mississippi (Grierson's Raid)
1854    Austria's Franz Joseph I marries Elisabeth A E "Sissi"
1833    Jacob Evert and George Dulty patent soda fountain
1833    Patent granted for 1st soda fountain
1823    Eugene Scribes "Le Menteur Veridique," premieres in Paris
1801    1st performance of Joseph Haydn's oratorio "Die Jahreszeiten"
1800    Library of Congress establishes with $5,000 allocation
1792    "La Marseillaise" composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle
1762    Russia and Prussia signs peace treaty
1704    "Boston News-Letter," 1st successful newspaper in U.S., forms