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Important Events Of April 28



1997    "Jekyll and Hyde" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City
1996    "Big," opens at Shubert Theater New York City for 193 performances
1996    Martin Bryant shoots and kills 35 in Port Arthur Tasmania
1996    Meg Mallon wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
1995    Gas explosion in South Korean metro, 103 die
1995    Sri Lankaan BAE748 crashes at Palaly, 52 die
1994    1st multi-racial election in South Africa ends [3 days]
1994    Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer and wife Rosario plead guilty to spying
1994    Freddy Thielemans sworn in as mayor of Brussels Belgium
1994    Lisa Marie Presley separates from Danny Keough
1993    "Tango Passion" opens at Longacre Theater New York City for 5 performances
1993    Carlo Ciampi forms Italian government with ex-communists
1993    Zambian plane crashes at Libreville, Gabon, 30 soccer players die
1993    New York Islanders beat Washington Caps 4 to 1 in playoffs, Caps Dale Hunter attacks Pierre Turgeon after scoring, in hockey's worst cheap shot
1992    Brewers beat Blue Jays 22-2 with AL record 31 hits in 9 innings
1992    Italian President Francesco Cossiga formally resigns
1991    "Gypsy" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 105 performances
1991    "Taking Steps" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 78 performances
1991    Space Shuttle STS-39 (Discovery 12) launched
1990    "Chorus Line" closes at Shubert Theater New York City after 6,137 performances
1990    Boston Celtics score most points in a playoff, beat New York Knicks 157-128
1990    Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Dave Ferraro
1990    Guns and Roses' Axl marries Erin Everly (annulled same year)
1990    Last issue of Dutch communist daily De Waarheid (The Truth)
1989    Argentina, hit by rocketing inflation, runs out of money
1989    Iran protests sale of "Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie
1988    "Chess" opens at Imperial Theater New York City for 68 performances
1988    Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess
1988    Baltimore Orioles lose AL record 21 games in a row
1988    New Jersey Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes
1987    NBA announces expansion to Charlotte North Carolina and Miami Florida in 1988 and Minneapolis Minnesota and Orlando Florida in 1989
1986    Chernobyl, U.S.S.R. site of world's worst nuclear power plant disaster
1985    Alice Miller wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic
1985    Billy Martin named New York Yankee manager for 4th time
1985    Fernando Valenzuela sets record of 41 scoreless inn to start season
1984    "La Tragedie de Carmen" closes at Beaumont Theater New York City after 187 performances
1983    Argentine government declares all 15-30,000 missing persons dead
1983    Bruins 4-Isles 1-Wales Conference Championship-Series tied 1-1
1983    NASA launches Geos-F
1980    Cyrus Vance, Carter's Secretary of State, resigns
1980    Reunion Arena in Dallas opens
1977    Christopher Boyce convicted for selling secrets
1977    Andreas Baader and members of Baader-Meinhoff jailed for life after a trial lasting nearly 2 years in Stuttgart, Germany
1975    John Lennon appears on "Tonight" and Ringo on "Smother Brothers"
1975    South-Vietnam General Duong Van Minh sworn in as president till April 30
1974    Jane Blalock wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1972    Courts awarded Kentucky Derby prize money to 2nd place winner because winner was given drugs before race
1971    Dutch social democratic party/D'66/DS'70 win parliamentary election
1971    Samuel Lee Gravely, Jr. becomes 1st black Admiral in U.S. Navy
1969    Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France
1969    King Crismson with Greg Lake and Ian McDonald debuts
1968    11 year-old Mary Bell strangles 4 year-old
1968    Carol Mann wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies' Golf Invitational
1967    Expo 67 opens in Montreal
1967    Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army and stripped of boxing title
1966    20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 3
1966    38th Academy Awards - "Sound of Music," Julie Christie and L Marvin win
1966    Cleveland ties record with 10th straight win since Opening Day
1966    OCAM, Common Afro-Mauritian Organization forms
1965    Barbra Streisand stars on "My Name is Barbra" special on CBS
1965    Lindsey Nelson broadcasts game at Astrodome from a hanging gondola
1965    Richard Helms replaces Marshall S. Carter as deputy director of CIA
1965    U.S. Marines invade Dominican Republic, stay until October 1966
1965    William F. Raborn, Jr. replaces John A. McCone as 7th head of CIA
1964    Japan joins OECO
1963    Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1963    17th Tony Awards: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum win
1961    Lieutenant Colonel Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude
1961    Warren Spahn pitches 2nd no hitter at 41 beats San Francisco Giants, 1-0
1960    "Christine" opens at 46th St. Theater New York City for 12 performances
1960    WIPM TV channel 3 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (PBS) begins broadcasting
1959    KLOE TV channel 10 in Goodland, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting
1959    KPLR TV channel 11 in Saint Louis, MO (IND) begins broadcasting
1958    Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1958    Vanguard TV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed)
1958    Vice President Richard Nixon begins goodwill tour of Latin America
1957    Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1957    WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, North Carolina (ABC) begins broadcasting
1956    Last French troop leave Vietnam
1956    Reds Frank Robinson hits his 1st of 586 home runs
1955    WBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1952    Patty Berg wins LPGA Richmond Golf Open
1952    St. Louis Browns lend 2 black minor leaguers to Hankyu Braves of Japan
1952    WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect
1947    Thor Heyerdahl and Kon-Tiki sail from Peru to Polynesia
1945    British commands attack Elbe and occupies Lauenburg
1945    U.S. 5th army reaches Swiss border
1944    Stalin meets Polish/U.S. priest S Orlemanski
1944    Exercise "Tiger" ends with 750 U.S. soldiers dead in D-Day rehearsal after their convoy ships were attacked by German torpedo boats
1943    1st performance of Marc Blitzstein's "Freedom Morning"
1943    German-Italian counter offensive in North-Africa
1943    U.S. 34th Division occupies Djebel el Hara North Tunisia
1942    "WW II" titled so, as result of Gallup Poll
1942    Nightly "dim-out" begins along East Coast
1941    Last British troops in Greece surrenders
1940    Glenn Miller records "Pennsylvania 6-5000"
1940    Rudolf Hess becomes commandant of concentration camp Auschwitz
1939    Hitler claims German-Polish non-attack treaty still in effect
1938    King Zog of Albania marries Countess Geraldine of Hungary
1937    1st animated cartoon electric sign displayed (New York City)
1937    1st commercial flight across Pacific, Pan Am
1935    Moscow underground opens (81 km long)
1934    Franklin D. Roosevelt signs Home Owners Loan Act
1934    Soccer team Blue White '34 forms
1934    Spanish government of Samper forms
1934    Tigers' Goose Goslin grounds into 4 straight double plays
1932    1st broadcast of "One Man's Family" on NBC-radio
1932    Yellow fever vaccine for humans announced
1931    Program for woman athletes approved for 1932 Olympics track and field
1930    1st night organized baseball game Independence. Kansas
1925    Kurd rebels surrender to Turkish army
1925    Netherlands and Great Britain return to gold standard
1924    119 die in Benwood West Virginia coal mine disaster
1923    Wembley Stadium opens-Bolton Wanderers vs West Ham United (FA Cup)
1922    WOI (Ames, Iowa) country's 1st licensed educational radio station
1920    Azerbaijan SSR joins U.S.S.R. (1st time)
1919    1st jump with Army Air Corp (rip-cord type) parachute (Les Irvin)
1914    181 die in coal mine collapse at Eccles, West Virginia
1914    W. H. Carrier patents air conditioner
1910    1st night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England)
1901    1st soccer game between Belgium (8) and Netherlands (0)
1901    Cleveland's Bock Baker gives up a record 23 singles as White Sox beat Blues (Cleveland Blues!) 13-1
1892    1st performance of Antonin Dvorak's overture "Carneval"
1865    Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera "L'Africaine," premieres in Paris
1865    Opera "L'Africaine" is produced (Paris)
1855    1st veterinary college in U.S. incorporated in Boston
1848    Free last slaves in French colonies
1847    George B. Vashon becomes 1st black to enter New York State Bar
1829    Dutch parliament accepts new press laws
1818    Monroe proclaims naval disarmament on Great Lakes and Lake Champlain
1804    31 English ship sail Suriname river demand transition colony
1796    Cease fire of Cherasco
1789    Fletcher Christian leads Mutiny on HMS Bounty and Captain William Bligh
1788    Maryland becomes 7th state to ratify constitution
1770    Captain James Cook in Endeavor lands at Botany Bay in Australia
1655    English Admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet
1635    Virginia Governor John Harvey accused of treason and removed from office