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Historical Events In April - 05

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

1984  "Human Comedy" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 13 performances on April - 05.  

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 this day in history arthur Travors Harris, marshal of British RAF, dies  

1985  Tyrell Johnson, cricketer (WI left-arm quickie, one Test 1939), dies on April - 05.  

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

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

1989  On this day in history solidarity granted legal status in Poland  

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

1990  On April - 05 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 April - 05.  

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

1991  Joe Dumaars (Detroit) ends NBA free throw streak of 62 games on this day in history.  

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

1991  Southeast Airlines Embracer 120 crashes in Georgia, killing 23 on April - 05.  

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

1991  US begins air drops to Kurdish refugees in Northern Iraq on April - 05.  

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

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

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

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

1992  Comedian Sam Kinison marries live-in girlfriend Malika Souiri on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (d. 1336)  

1472  On this day in history birth of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510)  

1523  On this day in history birth of blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596)  

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

1595  On this day in history birth of john Wilson, composer  

1598  On this day in history birth of laurentius Erhard, composer  

1604  On this day in history birth of charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675)  

1622  Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703) was born on April - 05.  

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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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1419  On this day in history death of vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350)  

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

1605  On April - 05 death of adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513)  

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