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Important Events Of April 9



1997    Major League Soccer announces Miami and Chicago expansion
1997    NFL announces it will give $3M to CFL and possible "World Classic Bowl"
1995    "Translations" closes at Plymouth Theater New York City after 25 performances
1995    59th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Crenshaw wins, shooting a 274
1994    BPAA U.S. Open by Justin Hromek
1994    STS-59, Endeavour, launches into orbit
1994    Singer Wayne Newton (52) weds attorney Kathleen McCrone (30)
1993    Colorado Rockies 1st home game and 1st victory, 11-4 over Mont Expos
1992    "Redwood Curtain" opens at Neiderlander theater on Broadway
1992    John Majors, (C) elected Prime Minister of England
1992    Noriega convicted on 8 of 10 drug and racketeering charges
1992    Record 18 golfers shoot in 60s in Masters round 1 (old record 12)
1992    U.S. Federal court finds Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega guilty of drug crimes
1992    William O. Studeman, becomes deputy director of CIA
1991    Date of Microsoft MS DOS 5.0
1991    Georgia SSR votes to secede from U.S.S.R.
1990    "Capital News" starring Lloyd Bridges premieres on ABC-TV
1990    Don Mattingly signs a $19.7 million 5-year contract with Yankees
1990    New York Islanders beat New York Rangers 4-3 in double overtime-Rangers lead 2-1
1990    World's largest bunny hop at Radio City Music Hall in New York City
1989    53rd Golf Masters Championship: Nick Faldo wins, shooting a 283
1989    Mike Tyson strikes a parking attendant when asked to move his car
1989    Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Red Robin Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
1989    Rickey Henderson steals his 800th career base in New York's 4-3 loss to Clev
1989    Scott Hoch chokes on 18 inch putt and loses Masters golf tournament
1989    Washington D.C. march supporting 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision
1988    "Les Miserables," opens at Umeda-Koma Theatre, Osaka
1988    Devils 3-0 over Islanders-Devils lead 2-1 in 1st round
1988    U.S. imposes economic sanctions on Panama
1987    For 3rd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Stanley Cup game Wayne Gretzky passes Jean Beliveau as all time playoff scoring champ
1986    "Dallas" announces it will revive killed Bobby Ewing character
1985    White Sox pitcher Tom Seaver starts a record 15th opening day game
1984    56th Academy Awards - "Terms of Endearment," R Duvall and S Maclaine win
1983    6th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 1 returns to Earth
1983    Caps 2-Isles 6 -Patrick Semis-Denis Potvin fails on penalty shot
1982    Los Angeles Lakers block 21 Denver shots setting NBA regulation game record
1981    Los Angeles Dodgers Fernando Valenzuela's 1st start, beats Astros 2-0
1981    U.S. submarine George Washington rams Japanese freighter Nisso Maru
1980    Belgium's Marten's government resigns
1980    Kings tie NHL rec with 2 shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs Isles
1980    Soyuz 35 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6
1979    51st Academy Awards - "Deer Hunter," Jon Voight and Jane Fonda win
1979    Longest doubles ping-pong match of 101 hours, begins
1978    42nd Golf Masters Championship: Gary Player wins, shooting a 277
1978    Brewers sweep Orioles 11-3, 16-3, and 13-5 (each with a grand slam)
1978    David Thompson scores ties 3rd highest total in the NBA - 73
1978    Denver's David Thompson scores 73 points and San Antonio's George Gervin scores 63 points in separate NBA games (33 in 1 quarter)
1977    Communist party in Spain allowed legally after 40 years
1976    U.S. and Russia agreed on size of nuclear tests for peaceful use
1974    Padres owner Ray Kroc, addresses fans "Ladies and gentlemen, I suffer with you I've never seen such stupid baseball playing in my life"
1973    37th Golf Masters Championship: Tommy Aaron wins, shooting a 283
1973    Netherlands recognizes North Vietnam
1973    Otto Kerner, former governor of Illinois, convicted for his role in an illegal racetrack scheme
1972    "Sugar" opens at Majestic Theater New York City for 506 performances
1972    36th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 286
1972    Glenn Turner (259) and Terry Jarvis make 387 opening cricket stand vs. WI
1972    U.S.S.R. and Iraq sign friendship treaty
1971    Ringo releases "It Don't Come Easy" in UK
1970    Paul McCartney announces official split of Beatles
1970    Paul McCartney announces official split of Beatles
1969    1st flight of Concorde 002 (Filton-Bristol)
1969    Chicago Cub Billy Williams hits 4 consecutive doubles beat Phillies 11-3
1968    East Germany adopts constitution
1968    Martin Luther King, Jr., buried in Atlanta
1968    Wayne Connelly is 1st to score on a Stanley Cup penalty shot
1968    Ralph Aberbathy elected to head So Christian Leadership Conference
1967    "At the Drop of Another Hat" closes at Booth New York City after 105 performances
1967    1st Boeing 737 rolls out
1967    31st Golf Masters Championship: Gay Brewer, Jr. wins, shooting a 280
1967    Shortwave broadcaster Radio New York Worldwide's transmitter burns down
1966    Anaheim Stadium for California Angels opens
1966    Sophia Loren marries married Carlo Ponti in Paris
1965    Beatles "Ticket to Ride" is released in U.K.
1965    India and Pakistan engage in border fight
1965    1st game at Astrodome, Houston beats Yankees 2-1 in exhibition as Mickey Mantle hits 1st indoor homerun
1963    Winston Churchill becomes 1st honorary U.S. citizen, posthumously
1962    26th Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 280
1962    34th Academy Awards - "West Side Story," Sophia Loren and Max Schell win
1962    John F. Kennedy throws out 1st ball at Washington's new DC Stadium
1960    14th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics beat St. Louis Hawks, 4 games to 3
1960    South African premier Verwoerd wounded in battle
1959    Baltimore Orioles pull their 2nd triple play (3-6-3 vs Washington Senators)
1959    Bill Sharman hits a NBA record 56 consecutive foul shot
1959    NASA names 1st 7 astronauts for Project Mercury
1959    13th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics sweep Minnesota Lakers in 4 games Boston Celtics wins 8th straight title
1957    Howard Hanson's "Song of Democracy," premieres in Washington D.C.
1957    Suez Canal cleared for all shipping
1955    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1954    WECT TV channel 6 in Wilmington, North Carolina (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
1953    "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue
1953    Jomo Kenyatta sentenced to 7 years in Kenya
1952    Popular uprising in Bolivia
1950    14th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 283
1950    4th Tony Awards: Cocktail Party and South Pacific win
1950    Bob Hope's 1st TV appearance
1949    U.N. International Court of Justice held Albania responsible for incidents in Corfu Channel and awards Britain damages
1947    Atomic Energy Commission confirmed
1947    Baseball suspends Brooklyn Dodger Leo Durocher for 1 year
1947    Tornadoes striking West Texas and Oklahoma kill 169, injuring 1,300
1946    Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
1945    Battleship Admiral Scheer sinks British aircraft carrier
1945    Liberty ship at Bari Italy carrying aerial bombs explodes, kills 360
1945    NFL requires players to wear long stockings
1944    Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientals Ecclesiae
1942    Battle of Bataan, U.S. and Filipino forces overwhelmed by Japanese at Bataan
1941    PGA establishes Golf Hall of Fame
1940    German cruiser Blucher torpedoed and capsizes in Oslofjord, 1,000 die
1940    Germany invades Norway and Denmark during WW II, Denmark surrenders
1939    Marian Anderson sings before 75,000 at Lincoln Memorial
1935    Stanley Cup: Montreal Maroons sweep Toronto Maple Leafs in 3 games
1932    Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep New York Rangers in 3 games
1931    Chicago Cy Wentworth beats Mont Canadiens at 13:50 of 6th period
1928    Eugene O'Neill's "Lazarus Laughed," premieres in Pasadena
1928    Mae West's New York City debut in a daring new play "Diamond Lil"
1928    Top-Oss soccer team forms in Oss
1928    Turkey passes separation of church and state
1927    Italy and U.S. anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti given death sentences
1925    Babe Ruth rushed to hospital
1923    Sean O'Casey's "Shadow of a Gunman," premieres in Dublin
1918    Latvia proclaims independence
1917    Battle of Arras begins
1917    Vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops
1914    "World, the Flesh and the Devil," 1st color film, shown in London
1914    1st full color film shown "World, Flesh and Devil" in London
1914    Tampico incident - U.S. ship crew arrested in Mexico
1913    Brooklyn Dodger's Ebbets Field opens, Phillies win 1-0
1912    1st exhibition baseball game at Fenway Park (Red Sox vs. Harvard)
1912    Titanic leaves Queenstown, Ireland for New York
1906    3rd modern Olympic games opens in Athens
1894    1st performance of Anton Bruckner's 5th Symphony in B in Graz
1878    1st Lady Lucy Hayes begins egg rolling contest on White House lawn
1872    Samuel R. Percy patents dried milk
1870    American Anti-Slavery Society dissolves
1869    Hudson Bay Company cedes it's territory to Canada
1866    Civil Rights Bill passes over President Andrew Johnson's veto
1865    Federals capture Ft. Blakely, Alabama
1865    Robert E. Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender to U.S. Grant at Appomattox
1864    Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, 2870 causalities
1838    National Galley opens in London
1833    1st tax-supported public library in Peterborough, New Hampshire
1831    Robert Jenkins loses an ear, starts war between Britain and Spain
1829    Danzig (Gdansk) dike break flood kills 1,200
1816    African Methodist Episcopal Church organizes in Philadelphia
1814    Elias Canneman (L) resigns as minister of Finance
1808    Mayor Wolters offers French king Louis Napoleon townhall as a palace
1783    Tippu Sahib drives out English from Bednore India
1770    Captain James Cook discovers Botany Bay (Australia)
1691    French troops occupy Mons
1682    Robert La Salle claims lower Mississippi (Louisiana) for France
1667    1st public art exhibition (Palais-Royale, Paris)
1621    Spain and Netherlands 12 Year Resistant Pact ends
1609    Spain and Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact