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Historical Events In April - 05

Friday, 15 January 2021

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

1984  A Mrkos discovers asteroid #3364 on April - 05.  

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

1984  Arthur Travors Harris, marshal of British RAF, dies on April - 05.  

1985  Tyrell Johnson, cricketer (WI left-arm quickie, one Test 1939), dies on this day in history.  

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

1986  Record for a throw-and-return boomerang toss is set (121 meters) on this day in history.  

1986  On this day in history 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  Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title on April - 05.  

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

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

1989  On this day in history david Letterman becomes 1st network TV series to use dolby stereo  

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

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 April - 05.  

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 this day in history joe Dumaars (Detroit) ends NBA free throw streak of 62 games  

1991  Kitty Kelly publishes a book knocking Nancy Reagan on this day in history.  

1991  On this day in history southeast Airlines Embracer 120 crashes in Georgia, killing 23  

1991  Space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) launched on this day in history.  

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

1991  On April - 05 john Tower, (Sen-R-Tx), dies in a plane crash at 65  

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

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

1992  On this day in history 4th Seniors Golf Tradition Lee Trevino  

1992  Comedian Sam Kinison marries live-in girlfriend Malika Souiri on April - 05.  

1992  On April - 05 dana Lofland wins Las Vegas LPGA Golf International  

1992  On this day in history game 2 of Mayor Challenge - New York Yankees sweep New York Mets 6-5 at Shea Stadium  

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 April - 05.  

1472  On April - 05 birth of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510)  

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 this day in history.  

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)  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1168  Death of Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b. 1104) on this day in history.  

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

1270  Ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies on April - 05.  

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

1531  Death of Richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop on this day in history.  

1605  On this day in history death of adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513)  

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