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