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Important Events Of April 4



1998    NFL Europe (Formerly WLAF), kicks off season
1997    Anaheim Ducks clinch their 1st-ever playoff berth
1997    Braves officially open Turner Field against Cubs
1997    DMSP Titan 2 launched
1997    STS-83, Columbia 22, launches
1996    "Inherit the Wind" opens at Royale Theater New York City for 45 performances
1996    Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Austin, Texas on KJFK 98.9 FM
1994    1st game played at Jacobs Field, Indians beat Mariners 4-3 in 11 inn
1994    56th NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Arkansas Razorbacks beats Duke 76-72
1994    Cubs Karl "Tuffy" Rhodes, hit 3 home runs in 1993 hits 3 home runs on opening
1994    KLM Saab 340B crashes at Schiphol, 3 killed
1994    Los Angeles Dodger Darryl Strawberry begins substance abuse treatment
1994    Largest Opening Day crowd at Yankee Stadium, 56,706
1994    Netscape Communications founded as Mosaic Communications
1994    Tony Curtis undergoes heart-bypass surgery
1993    12th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion: Texas Tech beats OH State 84-82
1993    5th Seniors Golf Tradition: Tom Shaw
1993    Trish Johnson wins Las Vegas LPGA at Canyon Gate Golf Tournament
1993    Wrestlemania IX at Caesar's Palace Las Vegas, Hulk Hogan pins Yokozuna
1992    Game 1 of Mayor Challenge - New York Yankees beat New York Mets 6-4 at Yank Stad
1992    John Tesh (Entertainment Tonight) marries actress Connie Selleca
1992    Jury deliberations begin in Noriega case
1992    Sali Berisha becomes president/Alexander Meksi premier of Albania
1991    "Lucifer's Child" opens at Music Box Theater New York City for 28 performances
1990    "Martian Chronicles" premieres on ABC-TV
1990    Gloria Estefan released from hospital after her accident
1990    Security law violator Ivan Boesky is released from federal custody
1989    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's last NBA game in Seattle
1989    New York Yankee Tommy John ties record of playing 26 seasons, his 287th win puts him 19th overall as Yankees beat Twins on opening day 4-2
1988    50th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kansas beat Oklahoma 83-79
1988    Largest crowd (55,438) at a season game at Riverfront (Reds vs. Cards)
1988    Last broadcast of "Crossroads" on British TV
1988    Mets set Opening Day record with 6 home runs
1987    Dow Jones up 69.89 points, ending at record 2,390.34 pts
1986    Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season
1985    Tulane University cancels its basketball season amidst scandal
1984    Michael Frayn's "Benefactors" premieres in London
1984    Winston Smith in Orwell's "1984" begins his secret diary
1983    45th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina State beats Houston 54-52
1983    6th space shuttle mission, Challenger 1 launched
1982    11th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sally Little
1981    Henry Cisneros becomes 1st Mexican-American mayor (San Antonio)
1980    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1976    5th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Judy Rankin
1976    Seni Pramoj's Democratic Party wins elections in Thailand
1975    Steve Miller is arrested for burning his girlfriend's clothes
1975    USAF transport carrying orphans from Saigon crashes killing 155
1974    Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth's home-run record by hitting his 714th
1972    1st electric power plant fueled by garbage begins operating
1971    "Follies" opens at Winter Garden Theater New York City for 524 performances
1971    Marine clay under houses liquefies, 31 die (St-Jean-Vianney Quebec)
1970    Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Don Johnson
1969    Denton Cooley implanted 1st temporary artificial heart
1968    "Education of Hyman Kaplan" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 28 performances
1968    Apollo 6 launched atop Saturn V; unmanned
1967    Amsterdam Marines chase out "nozems" of Central Station
1967    Dutch De Young government forms
1967    Marines chase "Nozems" out of Amsterdam Central Station
1966    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1965    Mickey Wright wins LPGA Baton Rouge Golf Invitational
1964    "Anyone Can Whistle" opens at Majestic Theater New York City for 9 performances
1964    Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 5 weeks
1960    32nd Academy Awards - "Ben-Hur," Charlton Heston and Simone Signoret win
1960    Oscar awarded to Netherlands director Bert Haanstra
1960    Project Ozma begins at Green Bank radio astronomy center
1960    Senegal declares independence from France
1959    Federation of Mali, consisting of Senegal and French Sudan, dissolved 1960
1958    1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston England)
1958    Eugene Ionesco's "Tueur sans Gages" premieres in Darmstadt
1957    Heitor Villa-Lobos' 10th Symphony, premieres in Paris
1956    Enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden," premieres in London
1955    British government signs military treaty with Iraq
1954    Louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton Georgia Golf Open
1953    KFDA TV channel 10 in Amarillo, Texas (CBS) begins broadcasting
1951    Dutch Prince Bernhard visits Juan and Eva Peron in Buenos Aires
1950    Dirk Stikker becomes chairman of OES
1949    Israel and Jordan sign armistice agreement
1949    North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Washington D.C.)
1949    WKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
1948    84-year-old Connie Mack challenges 78-year-old Clark Griffith to a race from home to 1st base; it ends in a tie
1947    Convention on International Civil Aviation goes into effect
1947    Largest group of sunspots on record
1947    U.N.'s International Civil Aviation Organization forms
1945    Hungary liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day)
1945    U.S. forces liberated the Nazi death camp Ohrdruf in Germany
1945    U.S. tanks and infantry conquer Bielefeld
1944    British troops capture Addis Ababa Ethiopia
1944    De Gaulle forms new regime in exile, with communists
1941    German troops conquer Banghazi
1940    R Rodgers/Lorenz Hart's "Higher and Higher," premieres in New York City
1939    Faisal II ascends to throne of Iraq
1938    5th Golf Masters Championship: Henry Picard wins, shooting a 285
1937    4th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 283
1933    U.S. Dirigible Akron crashes off coast of New Jersey, 73 die
1932    George Bernard Shaw's "Too True to be Good," premieres in New York City
1932    Vitamin C 1st isolated, CC King, University of Pittsburgh
1930    Andrew Sandham makes Test Cricket 1st triple century
1930    Les Ames makes the 1st Test Cricket century by a wicketkeeper (149)
1929    "New Moon" musical opens in London
1929    1st AAU Greco-Roman wrestling championships held
1926    Greek dictator Theodorus Pangalos elected president
1922    WAAB (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) becomes 1st U.S. radio station with "W" calls
1921    Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2
1920    Arabs attack Jews in Jerusalem
1918    Battle of Somme, ends
1918    Food riot in Amsterdam
1916    U.S. Senate agrees (82-6) to participate in WW I
1914    "Perils of Pauline" shown for 1st time in Los Angeles
1912    Army fires on striking mine workers at Lena-gold fields Siberia
1912    Chinese republic proclaimed in Tibet
1911    Hugh Chalmers, automaker, suggests idea of baseball MVP
1905    Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 20,000
1902    Cecil Rhodes scholarship fund forms with $10 million
1900    Assassination attempt on prince of Wales/king Edward VII
1900    British garrison of Reddersberg surrenders to Boer general De Wet
1899    South Africa all out 35 vs England (Trott 4-19, Haigh 6-11)
1896    Announcement of Gold in Yukon
1887    Susanna Medora Salter elected 1st U.S. woman mayor (Argonia, Kansas)
1870    Golden Gate Park forms by City Order number 800
1865    Lee's army arrives at Amelia Courthouse
1864    Skirmish at Elkin's Ford Little Missouri River, Arkansas
1862    Battle of Yorktown begins
1862    U.S. begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond
1859    Opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris)
1850    City of Los Angeles incorporated
1832    Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Rio de Janeiro
1828    Casparus van Wooden patents chocolate milk powder (Amsterdam)
1818    Congress decided U.S. flag is 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars
1737    Anthony van Heim installed as Dutch pension advisor
1716    Russian and Prussian troops occupy Wismar
1687    King James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church
1686    English king James II publishes Declaration of Indulgence
1660    English king Charles II ends Decl of Breda (freedom of religion)
1655    Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbarian pirates
1625    Viceroy Frederik Henry marries Amalia countess von Solms-Braunfels