Historical Events In April - 05
Monday, 28 September 2020
1984 On this day in history "Human Comedy" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 13 performances
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 this day in history.
1984 On April - 05 arthur Travors Harris, marshal of British RAF, dies
1985 Tyrell Johnson, cricketer (WI left-arm quickie, one Test 1939), dies on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history 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 April - 05.
1986 On April - 05 uS soldier and Turkish woman killed in West Berlin disco bombing
1986 Colin McCool, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia, 36 wkts), dies on April - 05.
1987 On April - 05 16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King
1987 On this day in history fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children & Tracey Ullman
1987 On this day in history wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title
1988 Democratic convention picks Michael Dukakis as their pres candidate on April - 05.
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 this day in history orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak
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 April - 05.
1990 On this day in history new York Rangers beat New York Islanders 2-1 in 1st game of preliminaries
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 April - 05.
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 Southeast Airlines Embracer 120 crashes in Georgia, killing 23 on this day in history.
1991 On April - 05 space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) launched
1991 US begins air drops to Kurdish refugees in Northern Iraq on April - 05.
1991 John Tower, (Sen-R-Tx), dies in a plane crash at 65 on April - 05.
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 April - 05.
1992 4th Seniors Golf Tradition Lee Trevino on April - 05.
1992 Comedian Sam Kinison marries live-in girlfriend Malika Souiri on April - 05.
1992 Dana Lofland wins Las Vegas LPGA Golf International on April - 05.
1992 Game 2 of Mayor Challenge - New York Yankees sweep New York Mets 6-5 at Shea Stadium on April - 05.
1992 On April - 05 peru's President Alberto Fujimori suspend constitution & dissolved Congress