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Important Events Of April 6



1997    "3 Sisters" closes at Criterion Theater New York City
1997    9th Seniors Golf Tradition: Gil Morgan wins
1997    Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Longs Drugs Challenge
1997    Brad Faxon wins Freeport-McDermott Golf Classic
1997    Progress M-34 Launch (Russia)
1997    Twelve Bridges LPGA Classic
1996    Albert Belle shows off his arm by hitting Sports Illustrated photographer Tony Tomsic in the hand prior to a game
1995    "Having Our Say" opens at Booth Theater New York City for 308 performances
1994    1st scheduled Indians night game at Jacobs Field is rained out
1994    Chuck Jones found guilty of breaking into Marla Maples home
1994    Liberal Supreme Court Justice Blackmun (Roe vs. Wade) resigns
1994    Palestinian suicide bomber kills 7 Israelis and himself
1994    Rockwell B-1B Lancers break 11 world speed records
1993    1st test flight of Ilyushin IL-96M (Moscow)
1993    Florida Marlins 1st lost ever (4-2 to Los Angeles Dodgers)
1992    1st game at Camden Field, Baltimore Orioles beat Indians 2-0
1992    54th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Duke beats Michigan 71-51
1992    Britain Radio Authority licenses Virgin and TV-AM radio licenses
1992    Microsoft announced Windows 3.1, upgrading Windows 3.0
1992    Oriole Park at Camden Yards opens, beating Cleveland 2-0
1992    Serbian troops begin siege of Sarajevo
1992    Voting begins on choice of Elvis postage stamps
1991    Former child actor Adam Rich arrested for breaking into a pharmacy
1991    New York - New Jersey Knights 1st home game (Giant Stadium) lose to Frankfurt 27-17
1991    Subhana, becomes 1st Australian woman to become a Zen teacher
1991    Argentine soocer star Diego Maradona suspended for 15 month by Italian League for testing positive for cocaine use
1989    Orel Hershiser ends his record 59 consecutive scoreless streak
1988    Black pole explorer M Henson buried next to R Peary in Arlington
1988    New Jersey Devils' 1st playoff game; lose to Isles 4-3 (OT) in 1st round
1987    22nd Academy of Country Music Awards: Randy Travis and Hank Williams Jr
1987    Sugar Ray Leonard upsets Marvelous Marvin Hagler
1987    Al Campanis appears on Niteline saying blacks may not be equiped to be in baseball management, sparking a racial controversy
1986    15th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Pat Bradley
1986    Soccer ball juggled non-stop for 14:14 hours
1985    Atlantis (OV-104) rollout at Palmdale
1985    Bombay beat Delhi by 90 runs to win the Ranji Trophy final
1985    Sudan suspends constitution after coup under general Swarreddahab
1985    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1984    11th Space Shuttle Mission (41-C)-Challenger 5 is launched
1984    1st time 11 people in space
1983    Caps 2-Isles 5-Patrick Div Semifinals- Isles hold 1-0 lead
1982    Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center from White Sands
1982    Largest crowd ever to see a baseball game in Minnesota 52,279
1981    Yugoslav government sends troops to Kosovo
1980    9th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young
1980    Gordie Howe completes a record 26th season
1980    Post It Notes, introduced
1979    Rod Stewart and Alana Collins wed
1978    Karnataka beat Uttar Pradesh by inn and 193 to win Ranji Trophy
1977    Judge rules Beatles 1962 Hamburg album can be released
1977    Kingdome opens, Seattle Mariners 1st game, loses to Angels 7-0
1976    1st quadrophonic movie track: "Ladies and Gentlemen the Rolling Stones"
1975    "Night... Made America Famous" closes at Barrymore New York City after 75 performances
1975    "Rocky Horror Show" closes at Belasco Theater New York City after 45 performances
1975    Fastest hat trick by a Washington Capitals 3 minutes 26 seconds (Stan Gilbertson)
1974    200,000 attend rock concert "California Jam"
1974    Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Earl Anthony 11/16
1974    Yankees 1st home game at Shea Stadium, beat Indians 6-1
1973    Harbor strike in Gent/Antwerp, Belgium
1973    Indies troops invade Sikkim
1973    Pioneer 11 launched toward Jupiter and Saturn
1973    Roberto Clemente Day, Pirates retire his number
1973    Yankee Ron Blomberg becomes 1st designated hitter, he walks
1972    Egypt drops diplomatic relations with Jordan
1968    94.5% of East German voters approve new socialist constitution
1968    Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Dave Davis
1968    Gunpowder stocks at a sporting-goods store explode, killing 43 (Va)
1968    HemisFair 1968 opens in San Antonio, Texas
1967    Premier Pompidou forms new French government
1966    Mihir Sen swims Palk Strait between Sri Lanka and India
1965    Intelsat 1 ("Early Bird") 1st coml geosynchronous communication satellite
1964    Egypt and Belgium restore diplomatic relations
1959    31st Academy Awards - "Gigi," Susan Hayward and David Niven win
1958    Arnold Palmer wins 1st major golf tournament-Masters
1957    New York City ends trolley car service
1957    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test (atmospheric tests)
1956    Polish communist Gomulka freed from prison
1955    "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 85 performances
1955    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1955    Yemen: failed coup by Abdullah Seif el-Islam
1954    Montreal Canadians score 3 goals in 56 sec in playoff game against Detroit
1954    TV Dinner was 1st put on sale by Swanson and Sons
1954    U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1952    16th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 286
1950    John F. Dulles becomes advisor to U.S. Secretary of State Acheson
1947    11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281
1947    1st Tony Awards: Arthur Miller, David Wayne and Patricia Neal win
1945    Coevorden freed from nazis
1945    Japanese giant battleship Yamato heads to Okinawa
1945    Massive kamikaze-attack on U.S. battle fleet near Okinawa
1945    U.S. Marines explore Tsugen Shima near Okinawa
1944    Jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis
1943    British and U.S. Army link up in Africa during WW II
1943    British offensive at Wadi Akarit, South-Tunisia
1943    Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN) arrested
1941    8th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Wood wins, shooting a 280
1941    Begin oper Bestrafung-Germany bomb attacks Belgrade (17,000 die)
1941    British general Gambier-Parry caught in North Africa
1941    German bombardment on Piraeus (munitions ship explodes)
1941    Italian held Addis Ababa surrenders to British and Ethiopian forces
1939    Great Britain and Poland sign military pact
1939    U.S. and U.K. agree on joint control of Canton and Enderbury Island in the Pacific
1938    Teflon invented by Roy J Plunkett
1936    3rd Golf Masters Championship: Horton Smith wins, shooting a 285
1936    ANP begins telex service in Amsterdam
1936    Tornado, kills 203 and injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia
1935    H Levitt sinks 499 basketball free throws, misses and sinks 371 more
1934    418 Lutheran ministers arrested in Germany
1931    1st broadcast of "Little Orphan Annie" on NBC-radio
1930    1st transcontinental glider tow completed
1930    Hostess Twinkies invented by bakery executive James Dewar
1926    Stanley Cup: Montl Maroons beat Victoria Cougars (WHL), 3 games to 1
1925    1st film shown on an British Air flight
1924    4 planes leave Seattle on 1st successful around-the-world flight
1924    Italy fascists receives 65% of vote of parliament
1924    Volkische Block (Nazi's) receives 17.8% of vote in Bayern
1920    French troop attacks Main/Darmstadt/Hanau
1917    U.S. declares war on Germany, enters World War I
1916    German parliament OKs unrestricted submarine warfare
1912    Electric starter 1st appeared in cars
1909    1st credit union forms in US
1909    North Pole reached by Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson
1906    1st animated cartoon copyrighted
1903    General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws)
1900    James J Jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
1896    1st modern Olympic games open in Athens Greece, American, James Connolly, wins 1st Olympic gold medal in mod history
1893    Andy Bowen and Jack Burke box 7 hours 19 minutes to no decision (111 rounds)
1893    Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah dedicated
1890    French troops under captain Archinard occupy Segu, West-Sudan
1889    George Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time
1886    City of Vancouver BC incorporated
1886    Declaration of Berlin neutralizes Tonga
1883    Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Speckled Band"
1869    1st plastic, Celluloid, patented
1868    Brigham Young marries his 27th and final wife
1865    Battle of Sayler's Creek, 1/3rd of Lee's army cut off
1862    Battle of Shiloh, Union defeats Confederacy in SW Tennessee
1859    U.S. recognizes Liberal government in Mexico's War of Reform
1849    Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera "Le Prophete," premieres in Paris
1848    Jews of Prussia granted equality
1841    Cornerstone laid for 2nd Mormon temple, Nauvoo, Missouri
1830    Joseph Smith and 5 others organizes Mormon church in Seneca Co, New York
1815    English militia shoots prisoners, 100's killed
1789    1st U.S. Congress begins regular sessions, Federal Hall, New York City
1757    English king George II fires minister William Pitt, Sr.
1727    Denmark signs Covenant of Hannover
1724    Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs
1722    Peter the Great ends tax on men with beards
1672    France declares war on Netherlands
1664    France and Saksen sign alliance
1663    King Charles II signs Carolina Charter
1652    Cape Colony, the 1st European settlement in South Africa, established
1652    John of Riebeeck lands/establishes VOC-post in Capetown
1634    Heeren XIX asks "to secure Eylands Curaeao"