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Important Events Of April 7



1997    Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Ft. Myers, Florida on WRXK 96.1 FM
1996    8th Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus
1996    Kelly Robbins wins Sacramento 12 Bridges LPGA Golf Classic
1996    Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to win Singer Cup in Singapore
1995    Baseball exhibition season begins late due to strike
1994    "Medea" opens at Longacre Theater New York City for 82 performances
1994    1st night game at Cleveland's Jacobs Field, Indians 6 Seattle 2
1994    New York Yankees beat Texas Rangers 18-6
1994    Shannen Doherty files for divorce from Ashley Hamilton
1994    Singer Percy Sledge pleads guilty to tax evasion
1993    Dante Bichette hits the 1st Colorado Rockie home run (Shea Stadium New York)
1991    "Big Love" closes at Plymouth Theater New York City after 41 performances
1991    "Shadowlands" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater New York City after 169 performances
1991    3rd Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus
1991    Chris Johnson wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
1991    Compton Gamma Ray Observatory orbits Earth
1991    George Washington Bridge raises toll from $3.00 to $4.00
1991    Wrestlemania VII scheduled in LA, actually performed 03/24
1990    BPAA U.S. Open by Ron Palombi Jr
1990    Farm Aid IV concert
1990    John Poindexter (National Security Advisor) found guilty on Iran-Contra scandal
1990    Michael Milken pleads innocent to security law violations
1990    New York Rangers beat New York Islanders 5-2, Rangers lead 2-0 in preliminary
1990    Fire kills 110 on a ferry in Norway, in an unrelated event, 30 die in a ferry flip over in Burma
1989    Soviet sub sinks in Norwegian Sea, with about a dozen deaths
1989    New York Supreme Court takes America's Cup away from San Diego Yacht Club for using a catamaran against New Zealand. Appeals court eventually overrules
1988    Devils 3-2 over Isles, 1st round tied 1-1
1988    Gerrit John Heijns murderer, arrested
1988    Russia announced it would withdraw its troops from Afghanistan
1988    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1987    National Museum of Female Physician opens in Washington D.C.
1987    Al Campanis, Dodger executive for more than 40 years, resigns, after making racial remarks on "Nightline"
1986    Wrestlemania II at 3 locations, Hulk Hogan beats King Kong Bundy
1985    14th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Alice Miller
1985    1st live telecast of Easter Parade
1985    New Jersey General Hershel Walker runs for USFL record 233 yards
1984    Detroit Tiger Jack Morris no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0
1983    Caps 4-Isles 2-Patrick Div Semifinals-series tied 1-1
1983    Oldest human skeleton, aged 80,000 years, discovered in Egypt
1983    STS-6 specialist Story Musgrave and Don Peterson 1st STS spacewalk
1983    WIBC Championship Tournament in Las Vegas, attracts 75,480 women bowlers for 83-day event
1982    Iran minister of Foreign affairs Ghotbzadeh arrested
1982    Penguins 1-Isles 8-Preliminary-Isles hold 1-0 lead
1981    Belgium Eyskens government forms
1981    Willem Klein mentally extracts 13th root of a 100-digit # in 29 sec
1980    Jimmy Carter breaks relations with Iran during hostage crisis
1979    Henri La Mothe dives 28' into 12 3/8" of water
1979    Houston Astro Ken Forsch no-hits Atlanta Braves, 6-0
1979    Islander's Mike Bossy scores 4 goals against Flyers
1978    Guttenberg bible sold for $2,000,000 in New York City
1978    President Carter defers production of neutron bomb
1978    U.S. Court of Appeals upholds Commissioner Kuhn's voiding of attempted player sales by A's owner Charlie Finley in June 1976
1977    Consumer Product Safety Comn bans "TRIS" flame-retardant
1977    Toronto Blues Jays 1st game, they beat Chicago 9-5
1976    Chinese Politburo fires vice-premier Deng Xiaoping
1974    Herb Gardner's "Thieves," premieres in New York City
1973    Cleveland sets day-game and opening-game attendance records of 74,420
1973    Doug Walters' best Test Cricket bowling, 5-66 vs. WI Georgetown
1971    Dismissal of Curt Flood's suit against baseball is upheld by
1971    President Nixon orders lt Calley (Mi Lai) free
1971    WCJB TV channel 20 in Gainesville, Florida (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting 3-judge U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
1970    "Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-moon Marigolds," premieres in New York City
1970    42nd Academy Awards - "Midnight Cowboy," John Wayne and Maggie Smith win
1970    Milwaukee Brewers (former Seat Pilots) 1st game, lose to Angels 12-0
1969    Dodgers' Bill Singer is credited with 1st official save, against Reds
1969    Supreme Court strikes down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material
1969    Ted Williams begins managing Washington Senators, they lose to Yankees 8-4
1967    Israeli/Syrian border fights
1967    Tom Donahue, San Francisco dj begins new radio format - Progressive (KMPX-FM)
1966    U.S. recovers lost H-bomb from Mediterranean floor
1965    Bevan Congdon makes a stumping as 12th man New Zealand vs. Pakistan
1963    27th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 286
1963    Yugoslavia proclaimed a Socialistic republic
1963    Public stock offering of 115,000 shares in Milwaukee Braves withdrawn after only 13,000 shares are sold to 1,600 new investors
1962    Umrigar slams 172* vs. WI at Port-of-Spain in 248 minutes
1962    Yugoslav ex-president Milovan Djilas returns to jail
1959    Oklahoma ends prohibition, after 51 years
1959    Radar 1st bounced off Sun from Stanford, California
1958    Dodgers erect 42-foot screen in left field at LA Coliseum to cut down on home runs, since it is only 250 feet down the line
1957    21st Golf Masters Championship: Doug Ford wins, shooting a 283
1956    10th NBA Championship: Ph Warriors beat Ft. Wayne Pistons, 4 games to 1
1956    Spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco
1954    German government refuses to recognize DDR
1954    President Eisenhower fears "domino-effect" in Indo-China
1954    WALB TV channel 10 in Albany, Georgia (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953    1st west-to-east jet transatlantic nonstop flight
1953    Dag Hammarskjold of Sweden elected 2nd United Nations general-secretary
1951    15th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 280
1951    American Bowling Congress begins 1st masters tournament
1951    U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1949    "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater New York City for 1928 performances
1948    World Health Organization forms by U.N.
1946    10th Golf Masters Championship: Herman Keiser wins, shooting a 282
1946    Part of East Prussia incorporated into Russian SFSR
1945    1st and last assault of German Rammkommando on U.S. bombers
1945    U.S. B-17's bombs range at Luneburg
1945    U.S. planes intercept Japanese fleet heading for Okinawa on a suicide superbattleship Yamato and four destroyers were sunk
1944    General Montgomery speaks to generals about invastion plan
1943    Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini met for an Axis conference in Salzburg
1943    British and U.S. troops make contact at Wadi Akarit, South-Tunisia
1943    Lieutenant Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg seriously wounded at allied air raid
1943    NFL adopts free substitution rule
1942    Heavy German assault on Malta
1941    British generals O'Connor and Neame captured in North Africa
1940    Booker T. Washington, 1st black to appear on U.S. stamp
1940    7th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 280
1939    Italy invades Albania
1934    In India, Mahatma Gandhi suspended his campaign of civil disobedience
1933    1st 2 Nazi anti-Jewish laws, bars Jews from legal and public service
1933    University Bridge, Seattle opens for traffic
1931    Seals Stadium opens in San Francisco
1928    44-yr old New York Ranger General Manager Lester Patrick replaces his injured goaltender in a Stanley Cup game, and beats Montreal Maroons 2-1
1927    Using phone lines TV is sent from Washington D.C. to New York City
1926    Forest fire burns 900 acres and kills 2 in San Luis Obispo, California
1926    Mussolini's Irish wife breaks his nose
1923    1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in New York City) by Dr. K Winfield Ney
1923    Workers Party of America (New York City) becomes official Communist Party
1922    Naval Reserve #3, "Teapot Dome," leased to Harry F Sinclair
1919    1st parcel of land is purchased for Cleveland Metroparks
1917    De Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos," premieres in Madrid
1917    James Barries' "Old Lady Shows Her," premieres in London
1906    Act of Algeciras drawn between Moroccan police and banking business
1902    Texas Oil Company, Texaco, forms
1901    SDAP demands general voting right/abolishing First Chamber
1891    Nebraska introduces 8 hour work day
1888    Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face"
1865    Battle of Farmville, Virginia
1863    Battle of Charleston, South Carolina, failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter
1862    Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, Island #10 falls
1860    Grand duke Frederik I liberalizes laws in Bathe
1831    Dom Pedro abdicates to son, Dom Pedro II crowned emperor of Brazil
1827    English chemist John Walker invents wooden matches
1818    General Andrew Jackson conquers St. Marks Florida from Seminole indians
1805    Premiere of Beethoven's "Eroica" (conducted by himself)
1798    Mississippi Territory organized
1788    1st settlement in Ohio, at Marietta
1724    Johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig
1655    Fabio Chigi replaces Pope Innocent X as Alexander VII
1652    Dutch establish settlement at Cape Town, South Africa
1645    Michael Cardozo becomes 1st Jewish lawyer in Brazil
1625    Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed German supreme commander