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Historical Events In April - 05

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1984  "Human Comedy" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 13 performances on this day in history.  

1984  On this day in history a Mrkos discovers asteroid #3364  

1984  On April - 05 kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlain's all-time career scoring record of 31,419 points (31,421)  

1984  On April - 05 arthur Travors Harris, marshal of British RAF, dies  

1985  On this day in history tyrell Johnson, cricketer (WI left-arm quickie, one Test 1939), dies  

1986  2 US soldiers & Turkish woman killed in West Berlin discotheque bombing on April - 05.  

1986  On this day in history record for a throw-and-return boomerang toss is set (121 meters)  

1986  US soldier and Turkish woman killed in West Berlin disco bombing on this day in history.  

1986  On April - 05 colin McCool, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia, 36 wkts), dies  

1987  On this day in history 16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King  

1987  Fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children & Tracey Ullman on April - 05.  

1987  Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title on April - 05.  

1988  On this day in history democratic convention picks Michael Dukakis as their pres candidate  

1988  On this day in history alf Kjellin, Swedish actor/director (Juggler), dies  

1989  David Letterman becomes 1st network TV series to use dolby stereo on this day in history.  

1989  On April - 05 orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak  

1989  Solidarity granted legal status in Poland on this day in history.  

1990  John Stockton reaches 1000-assist mark for NBA record 3 years in a row on April - 05.  

1990  New York Rangers beat New York Islanders 2-1 in 1st game of preliminaries on this day in history.  

1990  Paul Newman wins a court victory over Julius Gold, to keep giving all profits from Newman foods to charity on this day in history.  

1990  Nico Scheepmaker, Dutch columnist/poet, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1991  On April - 05 joe Dumaars (Detroit) ends NBA free throw streak of 62 games  

1991  On April - 05 kitty Kelly publishes a book knocking Nancy Reagan  

1991  On April - 05 southeast Airlines Embracer 120 crashes in Georgia, killing 23  

1991  On this day in history space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) launched  

1991  On this day in history uS begins air drops to Kurdish refugees in Northern Iraq  

1991  John Tower, (Sen-R-Tx), dies in a plane crash at 65 on this day in history.  

1992  "Search & Destroy" closes at Circle in Square Theater NYC after 46 performances on April - 05.  

1992  11th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion Stanford beats Western Kentucky 78-62 on this day in history.  

1992  On April - 05 4th Seniors Golf Tradition Lee Trevino  

1992  On April - 05 comedian Sam Kinison marries live-in girlfriend Malika Souiri  

1992  Dana Lofland wins Las Vegas LPGA Golf International on April - 05.  

1992  On April - 05 game 2 of Mayor Challenge - New York Yankees sweep New York Mets 6-5 at Shea Stadium  

1992  Peru's President Alberto Fujimori suspend constitution & dissolved Congress on April - 05.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1288  Emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (d. 1336) was born on this day in history.  

1472  Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510) was born on this day in history.  

1523  Blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596) was born on April - 05.  

1588  Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) was born on April - 05.  

1595  John Wilson, composer was born on April - 05.  

1598  Laurentius Erhard, composer was born on April - 05.  

1604  Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  

1622  On April - 05 birth of vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703)  

Famous Deaths In April - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On this day in history death of eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople (c. 512)  

0828  Nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinopel (806-15), dies at about 77 on this day in history.  

1168  On April - 05 death of robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b. 1104)  

1258  On this day in history julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies  

1270  On this day in history ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies  

1419  Death of Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350) on April - 05.  

1531  On April - 05 death of richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop  

1605  Death of Adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513) on this day in history.  

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