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Important Events Of April 5



1997    Galileo, 3rd Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 7)
1996    John Bobbitt is put under house arrest in Las Vegas for 120 days
1994    "Jackie Mason Politically Incorrect" opens at Golden New York City for 347 performances
1994    Miami Heat beat New York Knicks ending 15 game NBA winning streak
1993    55th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Michigan 77-71
1993    73,293 see Yankees beat Indians 9-1
1993    Colorado Rockies 1st game - lose to New York Mets 3-0
1993    Construction begins on Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1993    Florida Marlins 1st game - beat Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3
1993    Republican Guard kills 64 in Chad
1992    "Search and Destroy" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 46 performances
1992    11th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion: Stanford beats Western Kentucky 78-62
1992    4th Seniors Golf Tradition: Lee Trevino
1992    Comedian Sam Kenison marries live-in girlfriend Maleeka
1992    Dana Lofland wins Las Vegas LPGA Golf International
1992    Game 2 of Mayor Challenge - New York Yankees sweep New York Mets 6-5 at Shea
1992    Peru's President Alberto Fujimori suspend constitution and dissolved Congress
1992    Thailand General Suchinda Kraprayoon installed as president
1992    Wrestlemania VIII, 62,167 at Hoosier Dome, Hulk Hogan DQs Sid Justice
1991    Joe Dumaars (Detroit) ends NBA free throw streak of 62 games
1991    Kitty Kelly publishes a book knocking Nancy Reagan
1991    Southeast Airlines Embracer 120 crashes in Georgia, killing 23
1991    Space Shuttle STS-37, Atlantis 8, launched
1991    U.S. begins air drops to Kurd refugees in Northern Iraq
1990    John Stockton reaches 1000-assist mark for NBA record 3 years in a row
1990    New York Rangers beat New York Islanders 2-1 in 1st game of preliminary
1990    Paul Newman wins a court victory over Julius Gold, to keep giving all profits from Newman foods to charity
1989    David Letterman becomes 1st network TV series to use dolby stereo
1989    Orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak
1989    Solidarity grants legal status in Poland
1988    Democratic convention picks Michael Dukakis as their President candidate
1987    16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King
1987    Fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children
1987    Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title
1986    Record for a throw-and-return boomerang toss is set (121m)
1986    U.S. soldier and Turkish woman killed in West Berlin disco bombing
1984    "Human Comedy" opens at Royale Theater New York City for 13 performances
1984    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlain's all-time career scoring record of 31,419 points (31,421)
1983    France throws out 47 Soviet diplomats
1983    New York Met Tom Seaver's sets record 14th NL Opening Day assignment
1982    British fleet sails to Falkland Islands
1982    Cards' Jim Kaat, pitches in record 24th consecutive season
1982    Lord Carrington, British foreign sect resigns due to Falkland Is war
1981    10th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nancy Lopez
1981    Philadelphia Flyers amass a record 2,621 penalty minutes
1979    Baltimore manager Earl Weaver wins his 1,000th game as a skipper
1979    Ex-premier Pol Jar flees out of Cambodia
1977    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1976    Harold Wilson resigns as James Callaghan becomes Prime Minister of England
1976    Tom Stoppard's "Dirty Linen," premieres in London
1975    "Letter for Queen Victoria" closes at ANTA Theater New York City after 18 performances
1975    Soyuz 18A launch aborted short of orbit; cosmonauts return safely
1974    Last day of Test cricket for Garry Sobers and Rohan Kanhai
1974    Then tallest building, World Trade Center opens in New York City (110 stories)
1973    NFL adopts jersey numbering system (ie quarterbacks, 1-19)
1973    Pioneer 11 launched to Jupiter
1972    Baseball season is delayed due to a strike
1972    Mets trade Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub
1971    Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole
1971    Mount Etna erupts in Sicily Italy
1971    U.S. Lt Wiliam Calley (My Lai Massacre) sentenced to life
1971    WNJT TV channel 52 in Trenton, New Jersey (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970    WSNS TV channel 44 in Chicago, Illinois (IND) begins broadcasting
1968    Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego opens
1968    U.S. marine base Khe San Vietnam, appalled
1967    76er Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 41 rebounds
1967    ATS II launched but fails to reach orbit
1966    WTVX TV channel 34 in Ft. Pierce-Vero Beach, Florida (IND) 1st broadcast
1965    37th Academy Awards - "My Fair Lady," Rex Harrison and J Andrews win
1965    Lava Lamp Day celebrated
1965    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1964    1st driverless trains run on London Underground
1964    Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA St. Petersburg Women's Golf Open
1963    Beatles receive their 1st silver disc (Please Please Me)
1963    Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes chief of Western Samoa
1962    Herb Gardner's "Thousand Clowns," premieres in New York City
1962    NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 54,600 m
1962    St. Bernard Tunnel finished, Swiss and Italian workers shake hands
1961    Barbra Streisand appears on "Jack Paar Show"
1961    Dutch governor Platteel installs New Guinea Council
1959    23rd Golf Masters Championship: Art Wall, Jr. wins, shooting a 284
1955    Winston Churchill resigns as British Prime Minister, Anthony Eden succeeds him
1954    Elvis Presley records his debut single, "That's All Right"
1953    Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins LPGA Babe Didrikson Zaharias Golf Open
1953    WEYI TV channel 25 in Saginaw, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1952    Henry Wittenberg wins his 8th AAU wrestling title
1951    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, atomic spies, sentenced to death
1950    Prague espionage trial against bishops and priests begins
1948    WGN TV channel 9 in Chicago, Illinois (IND) begins broadcasting
1946    1st performance of Charles Ives' 3rd Symphony
1945    Almelo Netherlands freed
1945    Kuniaki Koiso resigns as Prime Minister of Japan; replaced by Kantaro Suzuki
1944    140 Lancasters bomb airplane manufacturer in Toulouse
1943    Allies bomb Mortsel
1943    Japanese troops conquer Indin
1943    Poon Lim found after being adrift 133 days
1941    In San Francisco, Castro and Fillmore streetcars replaced by buses
1939    Membership in Hitler Youth becomes obligatory
1938    Anti-Jewish riots break out in Dabrowa Poland
1936    Tupelo Mississippi virtually annihilated by a tornado, 216 die
1935    Croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election
1932    Dutch textile strike broken by trade unions
1930    England out for 849 vs. WI Kingston, Sandham out for 325
1929    Lithuania signs Litvinov-pact
1927    Johnny Weissmuller set records in 100 and 200 m free style
1925    Belgian Workers Party wins parliamentary election
1925    Yankees whip Dodgers in exhibition 16-9 but Babe Ruth collapses in North Carolina due to an ulcer
1923    Firestone puts their inflatable tires into production
1922    KOB-AM in Albuquerque, New Mexico begins radio transmissions
1922    WDZ-AM in Decatur, Illinois begins radio transmissions
1919    Eamon de Valera becomes president of Dail Eireann
1919    Heavyweight Jess Willard KOs Jack Johnson in Havana
1919    Polish Army executes 35 young Jews
1916    French troops occupy Bois de Caillette
1915    French begin Woevre-offensive
1915    Jess Willard KOs Jack Johnson in 26 for heavyweight boxing title
1911    MCC tour match vs. Jamaica finishes in a tie
1911    Waldorf W Aster acquires Daily Observer
1908    British premier Henry Campbell-Bannerman resigns
1906    St. Pius X encyclical "On the Mariavites or Mystic Priests of Poland"
1905    James Barrie's "Alice-sit-by-the-fire," premieres in London
1902    Maurice Ravel's "Pavane pour une infante defunte," premieres in Paris
1902    Soccer match riot between Scotland and England kills 25
1900    Attempted assassination of Prince of Wales in Brussels, fails
1896    1st modern Olympic Games officially opens in Athens
1895    Start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of 3 Students"
1895    Oscar Wilde loses libel case against Marquess of Queensberry, who accused him of homosexual practices
1894    11 strikers killed in riot at Connellsville, Penn
1894    Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Empty House"
1893    Cleveland passes Park Act (forerunner of Metroparks)
1889    Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Copper Beeches"
1887    Anne Sullivan teaches "water" to Helen Keller
1881    Transvaal regains independence under British suzerainty
1874    "Die Fledermaus" 1st performed, in Vienna
1874    Johann Strauss Sr's opera "Die Fledermaus," premieres in Vienna
1865    Battle at Amelia Springs/Jetersville Virginia (Appomattox Campaign)
1862    Siege of Yorktown, Virginia
1861    Federals abandon Ft. Quitman, Texas
1815    Eruption of Tambora volcano (Sumbawa Java)
1814    Netherlands Bank issues it's 1st banknotes
1812    Brits storm Badajoz fortress, held by French and Spanish
1806    Isaac Quintard patents apple cider
1803    1st performance of Beethoven's 2nd Symphony in D
1792    George Washington casts 1st presidential veto
1768    1st U.S. Chamber of Commerce forms (New York City)
1762    British take Grenada, West Indies, from French
1753    British Museum forms and opens in 1759
1751    Adolf Frederik of Holstein-Gottorp crowns himself king of Sweden
1739    French emperor Karel VI sign secret treaty
1722    Jacob Roggeveen discovers Easter Island
1648    Spanish troops/feudal barons strike down people's uprising in Naples
1621    Mayflower sails from Plymouth on a return trip to England
1614    2nd parliament of King James I begin session (no enactments)
1614    Indian princess Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe
1603    New English king James I departs Edinburgh for London