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Historical Events In April - 05

Friday, 30 July 2021

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

1984  A Mrkos discovers asteroid #3364 on this day in history.  

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

1984  On this day in history 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 April - 05 record for a throw-and-return boomerang toss is set (121 meters)  

1986  On April - 05 uS soldier and Turkish woman killed in West Berlin disco bombing  

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

1987  16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King on April - 05.  

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

1987  On this day in history wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title  

1988  On April - 05 democratic convention picks Michael Dukakis as their pres candidate  

1988  Alf Kjellin, Swedish actor/director (Juggler), dies on April - 05.  

1989  David Letterman becomes 1st network TV series to use dolby stereo on April - 05.  

1989  Orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak on April - 05.  

1989  Solidarity granted legal status in Poland on April - 05.  

1990  John Stockton reaches 1000-assist mark for NBA record 3 years in a row on this day in history.  

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

1990  On April - 05 paul Newman wins a court victory over Julius Gold, to keep giving all profits from Newman foods to charity  

1990  On April - 05 nico Scheepmaker, Dutch columnist/poet, dies at 59  

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

1991  Kitty Kelly publishes a book knocking Nancy Reagan on April - 05.  

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

1991  Space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) launched on April - 05.  

1991  On April - 05 uS begins air drops to Kurdish refugees in Northern Iraq  

1991  On this day in history john Tower, (Sen-R-Tx), dies in a plane crash at 65  

1992  "Search & Destroy" closes at Circle in Square Theater NYC after 46 performances on this day in history.  

1992  11th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion Stanford beats Western Kentucky 78-62 on April - 05.  

1992  4th Seniors Golf Tradition Lee Trevino on April - 05.  

1992  On this day in history comedian Sam Kinison marries live-in girlfriend Malika Souiri  

1992  On this day in history 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 Stadium on April - 05.  

1992  On this day in history peru's President Alberto Fujimori suspend constitution & dissolved Congress  

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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 April - 05.  

1523  Blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

1588  Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) was born on this day in history.  

1595  On April - 05 birth of john Wilson, composer  

1598  Laurentius Erhard, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1622  Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  Death of Eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople (c. 512) on April - 05.  

0828  On April - 05 nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinopel (806-15), dies at about 77  

1168  On this day in history death of robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b. 1104)  

1258  Julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies on April - 05.  

1270  Ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies on this day in history.  

1419  Death of Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350) on this day in history.  

1531  Death of Richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop on April - 05.  

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

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