Historical Events In April - 05
Monday, 03 August 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 On April - 05 kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlain's all-time career scoring record of 31,419 points (31,421)
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 April - 05.
1986 On April - 05 2 US soldiers & Turkish woman killed in West Berlin discotheque bombing
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 this day in history.
1987 On April - 05 fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children & Tracey Ullman
1987 On April - 05 wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title
1988 Democratic convention picks Michael Dukakis as their pres candidate on April - 05.
1988 Alf Kjellin, Swedish actor/director (Juggler), dies on this day in history.
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 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 April - 05.
1991 Joe Dumaars (Detroit) ends NBA free throw streak of 62 games on April - 05.
1991 On this day in history 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 this day in history space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) launched
1991 US begins air drops to Kurdish refugees in Northern Iraq on this day in history.
1991 John Tower, (Sen-R-Tx), dies in a plane crash at 65 on April - 05.
1992 On this day in history "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 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 On this day in history game 2 of Mayor Challenge - New York Yankees sweep New York Mets 6-5 at Shea Stadium
1992 Peru's President Alberto Fujimori suspend constitution & dissolved Congress on this day in history.