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