Historical Events In April - 05
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
1971 Mount Etna erupts in Sicily Italy on April - 05.
1971 On April - 05 uS Lieutenant Wiliam Calley (My Lai Massacre) sentenced to life
1971 On this day in history wNJT TV Channel 52 in Trenton NJ (PBS) begins broadcasting
1972 Baseball season is delayed due to a strike on April - 05.
1972 On April - 05 mets trade Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub
1972 Brian Donlevy, actor (Steve-Dangerous Assignment), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1973 NFL adopts jersey numbering system (ie quarterbacks, 1-19) on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history pioneer 11 launched to Jupiter
1974 On this day in history last day of Test cricket for Garry Sobers & Rohan Kanhai
1974 On April - 05 then tallest building, World Trade Center opens in NYC (110 stories)
1974 William Hudson, actor (I Led 3 Lives), dies at 49 on April - 05.
1975 On this day in history "Letter for Queen Victoria" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 18 performances
1975 Soyuz 18A launch aborted short of orbit; cosmonauts return safely on this day in history.
1975 Inez Courtney, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1976 On April - 05 felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #2928
1976 On this day in history harold Wilson resigns as James Callaghan becomes PM of England
1976 On April - 05 tom Stoppard's "Dirty Linen", premieres in London
1976 Howard Hughes, reclusive billionaire, dies at 72 on April - 05.
1977 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on April - 05.
1977 On this day in history john Marriott, dies at 83
1979 On this day in history baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver wins his 1,000th game as a skipper
1979 Ex-premier Pol Jar flees out of Cambodia on this day in history.
1979 On April - 05 pioneer 11 launched towards Jupiter
1981 10th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nancy Lopez on this day in history.
1981 On April - 05 e Bowell discovers asteroids #2383 Bradley and #2433 Sootiyo
1981 Philadelphia Flyers amass a record 2,621 penalty minutes on April - 05.
1981 On April - 05 the Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev goes to Czechoslovakia to discuss Polish crisis
1981 Bob "Bear" Hite, rocker (Canned Heat), dies of a heart attack at 36 on April - 05.
1982 On this day in history a British Naval Task Force leaves for the Falkland Islands, which have been invaded by Argentina
1982 On this day in history lord Carrington, British foreign secretary resigns due to Falkland Islands war
1982 On this day in history st Louis Cardinals' Jim Kaat pitches in record 24th consecutive season
1982 On April - 05 abe Fortas, Supreme court justice, dies at 71
1983 On this day in history france throws out 47 Soviet diplomats
1983 On this day in history new York Mets' Tom Seaver's sets record 14th National League Opening Day assignment