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    What happened on April 4

    • April 4, 0188 Birthday - Caracalla [Marcus Aureiius Antoniius] Roman emperor (211-17)

    • April 4, 0397 "Death - Ambrosius Governor of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies"

    • April 4, 0896 "Death - Formosus Pope (891-96), dies"

    • April 4, 0896 Formosus ends his reign as Catholic Pope

    • April 4, 1081 Alexius I Comnenus occupies Byzantine throne

    • April 4, 1229 "Death - Hugo van Pierrepont bishop of Liege, dies"

    • April 4, 1284 "Death - Alfonso X ""El Sabio"" King of Castili/Len (1252-84), dies at 62"

    • April 4, 1292 "Death - Nicholas IV [Girolamo Masci] Pope (1288-92), dies"

    • April 4, 1393 "Death - Floris van Wevelinkhoven bishop of Utrecht, dies"

    • April 4, 1406 "Death - Robert III King of Scotland (1390-1406), dies"

    • April 4, 1417 "Death - John van Touraine 1st husband of Jacoba of Bavaria, dies"

    • April 4, 1460 University of Basle in Swizerland forms

    • April 4, 1527 Birthday - Abraham Ortelius [Ortels/Hortels] South Netherlands geographer

    • April 4, 1541 Ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-General of the Jesuits

    • April 4, 1552 Mauritius van Saksen begins alliance with Karel Anikita Stroganov

    • April 4, 1558 Czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders

    • April 4, 1581 Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world

    • April 4, 1581 Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I.

    • April 4, 1585 "Death - Caspar de Robles Spanish viceroy of Frisia, dies at about 57"

    • April 4, 1588 Christian IV succeeds Frederik II as king of Denmark

    • April 4, 1588 "Death - Frederik II King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53"

    • April 4, 1604 "Death - Thomas Churchyard poet/pamphleteer, dies"

    • April 4, 1617 "Death - John Napier Scottish mathematician/inventor (logarithms), dies"

    • April 4, 1625 Viceroy Frederik Henry marries Amalia countess von Solms-Braunfels

    • April 4, 1643 "Death - Simon Episcopius [Bisschop] Dutch theologist, dies at 60"

    • April 4, 1646 Birthday - Antoine Galland French orintalist/interpreter

    • April 4, 1648 Birthday - Grinling Gibbons sculptor/woodcarver

    • April 4, 1655 "Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis English fleet beats Barbarian pirates"

    • April 4, 1655 The miraculous statue entitled the Infant of Prague is solemnly crowned by command of Cardinal Harrach.

    • April 4, 1660 Declaration of Breda by King Charles II of England.

    • April 4, 1660 English King Charles II ends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion)

    • April 4, 1662 "Death - Davis Mell composer, dies at 57"

    • April 4, 1662 "Death - Leonhart Kern German sculptor , dies at about 73"

    • April 4, 1664 "Death - Adam Willaerts Dutch seascape painter, dies"

    • April 4, 1687 English King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church

    • April 4, 1687 King James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church

    • April 4, 1696 Birthday - Giovanni Battista Tiepoldo painter

    • April 4, 1714 "Death - Karel duke of Berry/French heir to the throne, dies"

    • April 4, 1716 Birthday - John Evangelist Schreiber composer

    • April 4, 1716 Russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar

    • April 4, 1721 Sir Robert Walpole enters office as the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom under King George I.

    • April 4, 1731 Birthday - Francisco Morera composer

    • April 4, 1734 "Death - Johann C van Erckel old Catholic theologist, dies at about 79"

    • April 4, 1737 Anthony van Heim installed as Dutch pension advisor

    • April 4, 1740 Birthday - Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen composer

    • April 4, 1752 Birthday - Niccol Antonio Zingarelli composer (Andromeda)

    • April 4, 1755 Birthday - Vincenc Masek composer

    • April 4, 1758 Birthday - John Hoppner portrait painter

    • April 4, 1762 Birthday - Stephen Storace composer

    • April 4, 1774 "Death - Oliver Goldsmith Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17"

    • April 4, 1776 "Continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel"

    • April 4, 1784 "Death - Mary Mead wife of English journalist John Wilkes, dies"

    • April 4, 1785 Birthday - Bettina Brentano composer

    • April 4, 1785 Birthday - Bettina von Arnim German writer (This Book Belongs to the King)

    • April 4, 1786 Birthday - John Franklin British explorer (Arctic)

    • April 4, 1792 Birthday - Thaddeus Stevens US Radical Republican congressional leader (Representative-R)

    • April 4, 1802 "Birthday - Dorothea Dix US, aroused interest in treatment of mental inmates"

    • April 4, 1804 Birthday - Joseph Fischhof composer

    • April 4, 1806 "Death - Friedrich Gottlob Fleischer composer, dies at 84"

    • April 4, 1807 "Death - Joseph Jrme Le Francais de Lalande French astronomer, dies"

    • April 4, 1809 Birthday - Benjamin Pierce US mathematician/astronomer

    • April 4, 1812 U.S. President James Madison enacted a ninety-day embargo on trade with the United Kingdom.

    • April 4, 1814 "Birthday - John Blair Smith Todd Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1872"

    • April 4, 1814 Napoleon abdicates for the first time.

    • April 4, 1817 "Birthday - John Wilson Sprague Brevet Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1893"

    • April 4, 1817 "Death - Andr Massna Duc de Rivoli soldier, dies"

    • April 4, 1817 Death - Prince d'Essing dies

    • April 4, 1818 Congress decided US flag is 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars

    • April 4, 1818 The United States Congress adopts the flag of the United States with 13 red and white stripes and one star for each state (then 20).

    • April 4, 1820 "Birthday - Charles Devens Jr Major General, Brevet (Union volunteers), died in 1891"

    • April 4, 1821 "Birthday - Linus Yale US, portrait painter/inventor (Yale cylinder lock)"

    • April 4, 1823 Birthday - Karl Wilhelm Siemens inventor (laid undersea cables)

    • April 4, 1823 Birthday - Robert Byington Mitchell Brigadier General (Union volunteers)

    • April 4, 1826 Birthday - Znobe Thophile Gramme inventor (electric motor)

    • April 4, 1828 "Birthday - Margaret Oliphant Scotland, novelist/biographer (Beleaguered City)"

    • April 4, 1828 Casparus van Wooden patents chocolate milk powder (Amsterdam)

    • April 4, 1831 "Birthday - Edward Cary Walthall Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898"

    • April 4, 1832 Birthday - Jose Echegaray y Elizaguirre playwright/scientist (Teatro Escogido)

    • April 4, 1832 Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Rio de Janeiro

    • April 4, 1836 Birthday - Jerome Hopkins composer

    • April 4, 1841 "Death - William Henry Harrison becomes 1st US President to die in office, at 68"

    • April 4, 1841 William Henry Harrison dies of pneumonia becoming the first President of the United States to die in office and the one with the shortest term served and John Tyler takes the oath of office becoming the first Vice President of the United States to become president to serve the remainder of the terms.

    • April 4, 1843 Birthday - Hans Richter composer

    • April 4, 1843 "Birthday - Hans Richter Gyr (Raab/Gyoer) Hungary, conductor (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra)"

    • April 4, 1844 "Death - Charles Bulfinch 1st US pro architect (Massachusetts State House), dies at 80"

    • April 4, 1850 City of Los Angeles incorporated

    • April 4, 1850 "Los Angeles, California is incorporated as a city."

    • April 4, 1850 "The Great Fire of Cottenham, a large part of the Cambridgeshire village (England) is burnt to the ground under suspicious circumstances."

    • April 4, 1854 "Sailors and Marines from sailing sloop, Plymouth, protect U.S. citizens at Shanghai"

    • April 4, 1858 "Asteroid 54, Kalypso discovered (named for goddess of silence)"

    • April 4, 1858 Birthday - Rmy de Gourmont French critic/writer (Physique de L'amour)

    • April 4, 1859 "Bryant's Minstrels debut ""Dixie"" in New York City in the finale of a blackface minstrel show."

    • April 4, 1859 "The opera ""Dinorah"" is produced (Paris France)"

    • April 4, 1862 Battle of Yorktown begins

    • April 4, 1862 "Death - Harmen S Sytstra Dutch poet/editor (Iduna), dies at 45"

    • April 4, 1862 US begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond

    • April 4, 1864 "Skirmish at Elkin's Ford (Little Missouri River), Arkansas"

    • April 4, 1865 "American Civil War: A day after Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln visits the Confederate capital."

    • April 4, 1865 Lee's army arrives at Amelia Courthouse

    • April 4, 1866 Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.

    • April 4, 1866 Birthday - George P Baker US playwright (47 Workshop)

    • April 4, 1870 "Birthday - George A Smith Salt Lake City UT, 8th president of Mormon church"

    • April 4, 1870 Golden Gate Park established by City Order #800

    • April 4, 1872 Birthday - Nikolai Amani composer

    • April 4, 1872 Birthday - Pauline de Haan-Manifarges Dutch singer

    • April 4, 1875 Birthday - Jozef Szulc composer

    • April 4, 1875 "Birthday - Pierre Monteux Paris France, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra 1919-24)"

    • April 4, 1875 "Birthday - Samuel S Hinds Brooklyn NY, actor (The Bribe, The Egg and I, The Great Alaskan Mystery)"

    • April 4, 1876 "Birthday - Maurice de Vlaminck Paris France, Fauvist painter (Village in the Snow)"

    • April 4, 1879 Birthday - Gabriel Groulez composer

    • April 4, 1881 "Birthday - Charles Funk Ohio, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls)"

    • April 4, 1882 Birthday - Mary Howe composer

    • April 4, 1884 Birthday - Isoroku Yamamoto Admiral/supreme commander of Japanese fleet

    • April 4, 1887 "Argonia, Kansas elects Susanna M. Salter as the first female mayor in the United States."

    • April 4, 1887 Susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia KS)

    • April 4, 1888 "Birthday - Tris Speaker baseball great, hit more doubles than Pete Rose"

    • April 4, 1889 "Death - Thomas T H Jorissen historian, dies at 56"

    • April 4, 1892 "Birthday - Cyril Smith Peterhead Scotland, actor (Adventures of Sir Lancelot)"

    • April 4, 1892 "Birthday - Esther Howard Montana, actress (Born to Kill, Murder My Sweet, A Fool's Advice)"

    • April 4, 1893 "Death - Alphonse de Candolle Swiss botanist, dies at 86"

    • April 4, 1895 "Birthday - Arthur Murray New York NY, dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party)"

    • April 4, 1895 Birthday - Charlie Hallows cricket batsman (Lancs played for England 1921-28)

    • April 4, 1896 Announcement of Gold in the Yukon

    • April 4, 1896 "Birthday - Robert Sherwood dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Idiot's Delight)"

    • April 4, 1896 Birthday - Tristan Tzara [Samuel Rosenfeld] French poet (Approximate Man)

    • April 4, 1896 News of the Yukon's Klondike gold strike reaches the outside world.

    • April 4, 1897 "Birthday - Pierre Fresnay Paris France, actor (Grand Illusion)"

    • April 4, 1898 "Appointment of first Civil Engineering Corps officer, Mordecai Endicott, as Chief, Bureau of ards and Docks"

    • April 4, 1899 Birthday - William Brann cricketer (South African batsman vs England 1922-23)

    • April 4, 1899 "South Africa all out 35 vs England (Trott 4-19, Haigh 6-11)"

    • April 4, 1900 Assassination attempt on prince of Wales/king Edward VII

    • April 4, 1900 British garrison of Reddersberg surrenders to Boer General De Wet

    • April 4, 1900 "Death - Edward VII King, assassinated"

    • April 4, 1901 "Birthday - Carmel Myers San Francisco CA, actress (Carmel Myers Show)"

    • April 4, 1902 Birthday - Louise L de Vilmorin French poetess/author (Lutin Sauvage)

    • April 4, 1902 British financier Cecil Rhodes leaves $10 million in his will to provide scholarships for Empire and American students at Oxford University.

    • April 4, 1902 Cecil Rhodes scholarship fund established with $10 million

    • April 4, 1905 Birthday - Eugene Bozza composer

    • April 4, 1905 "Death - Constantin Meunier Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 73"

    • April 4, 1905 "Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 370,000"

    • April 4, 1905 "In India, an earthquake near Kangra kills 370,000."

    • April 4, 1905 "In Kangra, India a 8.6 earthquake resulted in 19,000 deaths"

    • April 4, 1906 "Birthday - Bea Benaderet New York NY, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction)"

    • April 4, 1906 "Birthday - John Cameron Swayze Wichita KS, newscaster (Timex, Hindenberg)"

    • April 4, 1907 "Birthday - Nathan M Pusey Council Bluffs IA, educator (1963 National Association for Social Sciences Medal)"

    • April 4, 1908 Birthday - Ernestine Gilbreth Carey author (Cheaper by the Dozen)

    • April 4, 1908 "Death - Josef Sucher composer, dies at 64"

    • April 4, 1910 Birthday - [Marcelle] Georgette Hagedoorn actress/chansonnire

    • April 4, 1910 Birthday - Agnes Patrick campaigner

    • April 4, 1911 "Hugh Chalmers, automaker, suggests idea of baseball MVP"

    • April 4, 1912 Army fires on striking mine workers at Lena-gold fields Siberia

    • April 4, 1912 Chinese republic proclaimed in Tibet

    • April 4, 1913 "Birthday - Frances Langford Lakeland FL, singer (Armed Forces Hour, Star Time)"

    • April 4, 1913 Birthday - Jerome Weidman US writer (Tenderloin)

    • April 4, 1913 "Birthday - Rosemary Lane Indianola IA, actress (4 Mothers, Harvest Melody)"

    • April 4, 1913 The Greek aviator Emmanuel Argyropoulos becomes the first pilot victim of the Hellenic Air Force when his plane crashes.

    • April 4, 1914 """The Perils of Pauline"" shown for 1st time in Los Angeles CA"

    • April 4, 1914 Birthday - Gustave Camus Belgian painter

    • April 4, 1914 Birthday - John Beith British diplomat

    • April 4, 1914 "Birthday - Marguerite Duras France, novelist/playwright (The Sea Wall)"

    • April 4, 1914 "Birthday - Richard Coogan Short Hills NJ, actor (Captain Video)"

    • April 4, 1914 Birthday - Sir John Beith British diplomat

    • April 4, 1915 "Birthday - Jan Drda Czechoslovakia, writer (Nema Barikada, Mestecko Na Dlani)"

    • April 4, 1915 Birthday - Lars G Ahlin Swedish writer (Death of Me)

    • April 4, 1915 "Birthday - Muddy Waters [McKinley Morganfield], guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man)"

    • April 4, 1916 Birthday - David White actor (Larry Tate-Bewitched)

    • April 4, 1916 Birthday - Herbert Eugene Caen columnist

    • April 4, 1916 US Senate agrees (82-6) to participate in WWI

    • April 4, 1917 Birthday - Joseph Ortiz French-Algerian extremist (barricade uprising)

    • April 4, 1917 British Columbia gives women the provincial vote.

    • April 4, 1918 Battle of Somme ends

    • April 4, 1918 "Battle of Somme, ends"

    • April 4, 1918 Birthday - Earl Jellicoe chancellor (University of Southhampton)

    • April 4, 1918 Birthday - Margaret Dupont tennis champion

    • April 4, 1918 Cabinet passes wartime order-in-council stipulating that every male between 16 and 60 be regularly employed.

    • April 4, 1918 Food riot in Amsterdam

    • April 4, 1918 "HMS Bittern, a British 'C' Class destroyer, built by Vickers at Barrow in Furness and completed in 1897, sunk in collision off Portland Bill, Dorset after colliding with the SS Kenilworth."

    • April 4, 1918 World War I: Second Battle of the Somme ends.

    • April 4, 1919 "Birthday - Antony Tudor England, choreographer (Metropolitan Opera 1957)"

    • April 4, 1919 "Death - William Crookes English chemist/physicist (Crookes-pipe), dies at 86"

    • April 4, 1920 Arabs attack Jews in Jerusalem

    • April 4, 1920 "Birthday - Eric Rohmer Nancy France, director (Claire's Knee)/ actor (6 in Paris, Collector, Perceval)"

    • April 4, 1921 "Birthday - Willem J ""Wim"" the Villiers South Africa minister of Administration"

    • April 4, 1921 "Stanley Cup Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2"

    • April 4, 1922 "Birthday - Elmer Bernstein New York NY, movie music composer (Robot Monster)"

    • April 4, 1922 "WAAB (Baton Rouge LA) becomes 1st US radio station with ""W"" calls"

    • April 4, 1923 Birthday - Manon H E Alving Dutch actress (Short American)

    • April 4, 1923 "Death - L Martov [Joulij O Tsederbaum] Russian revolutionary, dies at 49"

    • April 4, 1924 Birthday - Christopher Prater screen printer

    • April 4, 1924 "Birthday - Eva Marie Saint Newark NJ, actress (Sandpiper, Loving, Exodus)"

    • April 4, 1924 "Birthday - Gil Hodges baseball player/manager (Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Mets)"

    • April 4, 1924 "Birthday - Peter Vaughan actor (Haunted Honeymoon, Die Die My Darling)"

    • April 4, 1925 "Birthday - Elizabeth Wilson Grand Rapids MI, actor (Doc, East Side/West Side)"

    • April 4, 1925 Birthday - Erna Spoorenberg Dutch singer

    • April 4, 1926 "Birthday - Cloris Leachman Des Moines IA, actress (Phyllis, High Anxiety)"

    • April 4, 1926 Greek dictator Theodorus Pangalos elected president

    • April 4, 1927 "Birthday - Bob Stump (Representative-Republican-AZ, 1977- )"

    • April 4, 1928 "Birthday - Bill Ryan Brooklyn NY, newscaster (Smithsonian)"

    • April 4, 1928 Birthday - Jimmy Logan British comedian (Mad Death)

    • April 4, 1928 "Birthday - Maya Angelou [Marguerite Johnson] St Louis MO, poet (I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings)/actress (Nyo-Roots)"

    • April 4, 1928 Birthday - Monty Norman composer/writer

    • April 4, 1928 Maya Angelou was born

    • April 4, 1929 """New Moon"" musical opens in London"

    • April 4, 1929 1st AAU Greco-Roman wrestling championships held

    • April 4, 1929 "Birthday - William F Clinger Jr (Representative-Republican-PA, 1979- )"

    • April 4, 1929 "Death - Karl Friedrich Benz automobile engineer (Mercedes), dies at 84"

    • April 4, 1929 First AAU Greco-Roman wrestling championships held

    • April 4, 1930 Andrew Sandham makes Test Cricket 1st triple century

    • April 4, 1930 Birthday - David Sexton soccer manager

    • April 4, 1930 "Death - Vladimir Majakovski Russian poet, dies"

    • April 4, 1930 Les Ames makes the 1st Test Cricket century by a wicketkeeper (149)

    • April 4, 1930 The Communist Party of Panama is founded.

    • April 4, 1931 Birthday - Denis Frank Owen Natural historian

    • April 4, 1931 "Birthday - Harold L Volkmer (Representative-Democrat-MO, 1977- )"

    • April 4, 1931 "Death - Andre Michelin CEO (Michelin Tires), dies"

    • April 4, 1931 "Death - George Whitefield Chadwick composer, dies at 76"

    • April 4, 1932 "Birthday - Andrei Tarkovski Russian director (Solaris, Stalker)"

    • April 4, 1932 "Birthday - Anthony Perkins New York NY, actor (Psycho, Fear Strikes Out, Pretty Poison)"

    • April 4, 1932 Birthday - Bapu Nadkarni cricketer (economical Indian slow left-armer 1956-68)

    • April 4, 1932 "Birthday - Richard G Lugar (Senator-Republican-IN, 1977- )"

    • April 4, 1932 "Death - Ottokar T Czernin von und zu Chudenitz Austrian minister, dies at 59"

    • April 4, 1932 "Death - Wilhelm Ostwald physical chemist (Nobel 1909), dies"

    • April 4, 1932 "George Bernard Shaw's ""Too True to be Good"", premieres in NYC"

    • April 4, 1932 "Vitamin C 1st isolated, C C King, University of Pittsburgh"

    • April 4, 1932 "Vitamin C first isolated, C.C. King, Univ of Pittsburgh"

    • April 4, 1933 Birthday - Fritz Bolkestein Dutch CEO (Shell)/Minister of Defense (VVD)

    • April 4, 1933 Birthday - Robin Phillips English multi-millionaire manufacturer (hand-dryer)

    • April 4, 1933 Birthday - Seoirse Bodley composer

    • April 4, 1933 "US Dirigible Akron crashes off coast of New Jersey, 73 die"

    • April 4, 1934 Birthday - Dorothy Lousie Grenfell Williams broadcaster

    • April 4, 1934 "Death - Braulio Dueno Colon composer, dies at 80"

    • April 4, 1935 Birthday - Easton Dudley Ashton St John McMorris cricketer (West Indies batsman of 60's)

    • April 4, 1935 Birthday - Franois-Bernard Mache composer

    • April 4, 1935 Birthday - Lord Ichayra Secretary-General (British Banking Association)

    • April 4, 1935 Birthday - Trevor Griffiths playwright (Absolute Beginners)

    • April 4, 1936 Birthday - Margo J Sylvia rocker (Tune Weavers)

    • April 4, 1937 "4th Golf Masters Championship Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 283"

    • April 4, 1937 "Birthday - Ian St James novelist (Balfour Conspiracy, Vengeance, Money Stones)"

    • April 4, 1937 Birthday - J Hans van den Doel economist/Dutch MP (PvdA)

    • April 4, 1937 "Death - Frantisek X Salda Czechoslovakia, writer/critic, dies at 69"

    • April 4, 1938 "5th Golf Masters Championship Henry Picard wins, shooting a 285"

    • April 4, 1938 "Birthday - A Bartlett Giamatti Boston MA, president of Yale/baseball commish (1989)"

    • April 4, 1938 "Birthday - Michael Parks Corona CA, actor (Then Came Bronson)"

    • April 4, 1938 Birthday - Peter Attenborough British headmaster (Charterhouse)

    • April 4, 1938 "Death - Cyril Christiani cricket wicket keep (West Indies 1935), dies of malaria at 24"

    • April 4, 1939 "Birthday - Hugh Masekela Wilbank South Africa, trumpeter (I Am Not Afraid)"

    • April 4, 1939 "Birthday - Joanne Carner Kirkland WA, LPGA golfer (US Open 1970, 76)"

    • April 4, 1939 "Canada recognizes the government of General Francisco Franco of Spain, following the end of the Spanish Civil War."

    • April 4, 1939 "Death - Ghazi I King of Iraq (19??-39), dies in car accident"

    • April 4, 1939 Faisal II ascends to throne of Iraq

    • April 4, 1939 Faisal II becomes King of Iraq.

    • April 4, 1940 "Birthday - Bijan Iran, mens apparel designer (Beverly Hills, New York, London)"

    • April 4, 1940 "Birthday - Robby Mueller cinematographer (Breaking the Waves, Dead Man, Korczak)"

    • April 4, 1940 "Birthday - Vladimir Timofeyevich Isakov Russia, cosmonaut"

    • April 4, 1940 L Oterma discovers asteroid #2332 Kalm

    • April 4, 1940 "R Rodgers/Lorenz Hart's ""Higher & Higher"", premieres in NYC"

    • April 4, 1941 Birthday - Major Lance US boxer/dancer/singer (Hey Little Girl)

    • April 4, 1941 "Death - Max Frisch writer, dies at 29"

    • April 4, 1941 German troops conquer Banghazi

    • April 4, 1942 Birthday - Kitty Kelley author (Unauthorized Biography of Frank Sinatra)

    • April 4, 1942 Birthday - Kris Jensen rocker

    • April 4, 1942 RCAF Squadron Leader L.J. Birchall spots Japanese fleet heading for Ceylon; alerts naval base and averts disaster for the British Fleet and a second Pearl Harbour

    • April 4, 1943 Birthday - Ian Robertson British museum director (National Army Museum)

    • April 4, 1943 "Death - Oskar Schlemmer German painter/sculptor, dies at 54"

    • April 4, 1943 "Death - Raoul Laparra composer, dies at 66"

    • April 4, 1944 Birthday - David Melville professor/director (Middlesex Polytechnic)

    • April 4, 1944 "Birthday - Lawrence A Hough US, rower (Pairs w/o cox-1968 Olympics-silver)"

    • April 4, 1944 British troops capture Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    • April 4, 1944 "De Gaulle forms new regime in exile, with communists"

    • April 4, 1944 "Death - John Peale Bishop US poet (Undertaker's Garland), dies at 51"

    • April 4, 1944 "Death - Karel Weis composer, dies at 82"

    • April 4, 1945 "Birthday - Bryan Andrews cricketer (New Zealand medium-pacer, toured Australia 1973-74)"

    • April 4, 1945 "Birthday - Caroline McWilliams Seattle WA, actress (Sally-Soap, Marcy-Benson)"

    • April 4, 1945 "Birthday - Catherine Spaak actress (Hotel, Weekend at Dunkirk, Circle of Love)"

    • April 4, 1945 "Birthday - Walter Charles East Strousberg PA, actor (Fletch Lives, Weeds)"

    • April 4, 1945 Hungary liberated from Nazi occupation (National Liberation Day)

    • April 4, 1945 US forces liberated the Nazi death camp Ohrdruf in Germany

    • April 4, 1945 US tanks/infantry conquer Bielefeld

    • April 4, 1945 World War II: American troops liberate Ohrdruf forced labor camp in Germany.

    • April 4, 1945 World War II: Soviet Army takes control of Hungary.

    • April 4, 1946 "Birthday - Craig T Nelson Spokane WA, actor (Chief Jack Mannion-The District, Hayden Fox-Coach, Poltergeist)"

    • April 4, 1947 Birthday - Salvatore Sciarrino composer

    • April 4, 1947 Largest group of sunspots on record

    • April 4, 1947 UN's International Civil Aviation Organization established

    • April 4, 1948 84-year-old Connie Mack challenges 78-year-old Clark Griffith to a race from home to first base; it ends in a tie

    • April 4, 1948 "Birthday - Berry Oakley Chicago IL, rocker (Allman Brothers-Ramblin' Man)"

    • April 4, 1948 "Birthday - Gail Davies Broken Bow OK, country singer (Blue Heartache)"

    • April 4, 1948 "Birthday - Luke Halpin Astoria NY, actor (Sandy Ricks-Flipper)"

    • April 4, 1948 Birthday - Pick Withers rocker (Dire Straits)

    • April 4, 1949 Birthday - Larry Lingle rocker

    • April 4, 1949 Establishment of NATO

    • April 4, 1949 Israel & Jordan sign armistice agreement

    • April 4, 1949 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC)

    • April 4, 1949 Twelve nations sign the North Atlantic Treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

    • April 4, 1949 WKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

    • April 4, 1950 "Birthday - Christine Lahti Detroit MI, actress (Dr Kathryn Austin-Chicago Hope, Harvey Korman Show, Swing Shift)"

    • April 4, 1950 Christine Lahti born.

    • April 4, 1950 Dirk Stikker becomes chairman of OES

    • April 4, 1951 "Birthday - Steve Gatlin Olney TX, country singer (Gatlin Brothers-Broken Lady)"

    • April 4, 1951 Dutch Prince Bernhard visits Juan & Eva Per˘n in Buenos Aires Argentina

    • April 4, 1952 "Birthday - Dave Hill England, rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You)"

    • April 4, 1952 "Birthday - Gary Moore Irish rock guitarist (""Still Got the Blues"", Thin Lizzy, Skid Row)"

    • April 4, 1952 Birthday - Peter Haycock rock guitarist (All Along the Watchtower)

    • April 4, 1952 "Birthday - Rosemarie Ackermann German Democratic Republic, high jumper (Olympics-gold-1976)"

    • April 4, 1952 "Karen Magnussen figure skater, born at North Vancouver, BC"

    • April 4, 1953 "Death - Carol II King of Romania (1930-40), dies at 59"

    • April 4, 1953 "Death - Rachilde [Marguerite Vallette-Eymery] French author, dies at 93"

    • April 4, 1953 KFDA TV channel 10 in Amarillo TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

    • April 4, 1954 "Birthday - Julie Carmen Mount Vernon NY, actress (Gloria, Last Plane Out)"

    • April 4, 1955 Birthday - Mick Mars rocker

    • April 4, 1955 British government signs military treaty with Iraq

    • April 4, 1956 Birthday - Evelyn Hart prima ballerina (Royal Winnipeg Ballet)

    • April 4, 1956 "Birthday - Lamen Khalifa Fhimah Suk Giuma Libya, bomber (Pan Am Flight 103)"

    • April 4, 1956 "Death - Fritz Knkel German physician/charachterologist, dies at 66"

    • April 4, 1956 "Enid Bagnold's ""Chalk Garden"", premieres in London"

    • April 4, 1957 Birthday - Graeme Kelling British pop guitarist (Deacon Blue-Real Gone Kid)

    • April 4, 1957 Birthday - Paul Downton cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 80's)

    • April 4, 1957 "Heitor Villa-Lobos' 10th Symphony, premieres in Paris France"

    • April 4, 1957 "Herbert Norman 1909-1957 Canadian Ambassador to Egypt, jumps from the roof of his apartment building to his death after suspicions he was a possible Communist sympathizer"

    • April 4, 1958 1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston England)

    • April 4, 1958 "Birthday - Derek Kallicharran cricket all-rounder (Guyana, USA 1994 ICC Trophy)"

    • April 4, 1958 Birthday - Hrvoje Horvatic video artist

    • April 4, 1958 "Birthday - John Wesley Jones Lawton OK, 4X100 meter relayer (Olympics-gold-1976)"

    • April 4, 1958 Birthday - Pierre-Paul Prud'hon painter

    • April 4, 1958 "Death - Hendrik Heyman Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78"

    • April 4, 1958 "EugŠne Ionesco's ""Tueur sans Gages"" premieres in Darmstadt"

    • April 4, 1959 "Death - Stanley Snooke cricketer (brother of S J, duck in South African Test), dies"

    • April 4, 1959 "Fed of Mali, consisting of Senegal & French Sudan (dissolved 1960)"

    • April 4, 1959 "Federation of Mali, consisting of Senegal & French Sudan (dissolved 1960)"

    • April 4, 1960 "32nd Academy Awards - ""Ben-Hur"", Charlton Heston & Simone Signoret win"

    • April 4, 1960 "Birthday - Bev Smith Armstrong British Columbia Canada, basketball forward (Olympics-96)"

    • April 4, 1960 Birthday - Jon[athan] Agnew British broadcaster/cricketer (England pace bowler late 80's)

    • April 4, 1960 Project Ozma begins at Green Bank radio astronomy center

    • April 4, 1960 Senegal declares independence from France

    • April 4, 1961 "Birthday - Matt Cole Stratford Ontario Canada, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Space Coast)"

    • April 4, 1962 "Birthday - Ava Fabian Brewster NY, playmate (August 1986)/actress (Cafe Nostra)"

    • April 4, 1962 "Birthday - Sherrin Smyers Newcastle Australia, LPGA golfer (1995 Youngstown-11th)"

    • April 4, 1962 "Birthday - Tina Tombs Montral Qubec Canada, LPGA golfer (1990 Jamie Farr Toledo)"

    • April 4, 1963 Birthday - Anthony Clark comedian (Boyd Pritchett-Boston Common)

    • April 4, 1963 "Birthday - Dale Hawerchuk Toronto Ontario Canada, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers)"

    • April 4, 1963 "Birthday - David Gavurin English pop guitarist/composer (Sundays, Blind)"

    • April 4, 1963 Birthday - Jack Del Rio NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)

    • April 4, 1963 Death - Endzion Barelli dies 2 days after winning a boxing match at 18

    • April 4, 1963 "Death - Jason Robards Sr actor (Acapulco), dies at 70"

    • April 4, 1963 "Jason Robards Sr actor (Acapulco), dies at 70"

    • April 4, 1964 """Anyone Can Whistle"" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 9 performances"

    • April 4, 1964 "Beatles' ""Can't Buy Me Love"", single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks"

    • April 4, 1964 "Birthday - Gregory Thomas Kraft Detroit MI, PGA golfer (1993 Walt Disney-2nd)"

    • April 4, 1964 Birthday - Paul Parker soccer player

    • April 4, 1964 "Birthday - Robbie Rist California, actor (Oliver-Brady Bunch)"

    • April 4, 1965 "Birthday - Black Francis [Charles Thompson], US singer/songwriter (Pixies)"

    • April 4, 1965 "Birthday - Robert Downey Jr New York NY, comedian/actor (Larry Paul-Ally McBeal, Saturday Night Live, Less than Zero, Back to School)"

    • April 4, 1965 Birthday - Tony Burse CFL fullback (Edmonton Eskimos)

    • April 4, 1965 Birthday - Zwart Francis [Charles Thompson] US singer/songwriter (Pixies)

    • April 4, 1965 "Robert Downey, Jr. born."

    • April 4, 1965 The first model of the new Saab Viggen fighter aircraft plane is unveiled.

    • April 4, 1966 "Birthday - Michal Clingman Indio CA, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-9th-1994)"

    • April 4, 1966 "Birthday - Myriam Schropp West Germany, tennis star"

    • April 4, 1966 "Birthday - Nancy McKeon Westbury NY, actress (Jo Polniazek-Facts of Life)"

    • April 4, 1966 "Birthday - Stanislav Medrik Nitra Czechoslovakia, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia)"

    • April 4, 1966 "Canada starts five-year, $350,000 project to help increase wheat production in Kenya; an environmental fiasco."

    • April 4, 1966 Pirate Radio Scotland changes name to Radio Ireland

    • April 4, 1967 "Birthday - Juliana ""Juli"" Furtado New York NY, cyclist (Olympics-10th-96)"

    • April 4, 1967 "Death - Mischa Elman Ukraine/US violinist, dies at 76"

    • April 4, 1967 Dutch De Young government forms

    • April 4, 1967 "Marines chase ""Nozems"" out of Amsterdam Central Station"

    • April 4, 1967 "Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his ""Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence"" speech in New York City's Riverside Church."

    • April 4, 1968 """Education of Hyman Kaplan"" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 28 performances"

    • April 4, 1968 AEK Athens BC becomes the first Greek team to win the European Basketball Cup.

    • April 4, 1968 Apollo 6 launched atop Saturn V; unmanned

    • April 4, 1968 Birthday - Andre Bowden WLAF LB (Frankfurt Galaxy)

    • April 4, 1968 "Death - Reverend Martin Luther King Jr civil rights leader, assassinated in Memphis at 39"

    • April 4, 1968 "James Earl Ray assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. The FBI opened a special investigation based on the violation of Dr. King's civil rights so that federal jurisdiction in the matter could be established."

    • April 4, 1969 Birthday - Anthony Tucker NBA forward (New York Knicks)

    • April 4, 1969 "Birthday - Carlos Reyes Miami FL, pitcher (Oakland A's)"

    • April 4, 1969 Birthday - Dennis de Nooijer Dutch soccer player/twin brother of Gerard (Sparta)

    • April 4, 1969 Birthday - Gerard de Nooijer Dutch soccer player/twin brother of Dennis (Sparta)

    • April 4, 1969 Dr. Denton Cooley implants the first temporary artificial heart.

    • April 4, 1970 Birthday - Barry van Galen Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)

    • April 4, 1970 "Birthday - Jason Stoltenberg Australia, tennis star"

    • April 4, 1970 "Byron Foulger actor (Capt Nice, Petticoat Junction), dies at 70"

    • April 4, 1970 "Death - Byron Foulger actor (Captain Nice, Petticoat Junction), dies at 70"

    • April 4, 1970 Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Don Johnson

    • April 4, 1971 """Follies"" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 524 performances"

    • April 4, 1971 "Birthday - Allan Houston NBA guard (New York Knicks, Detroit Pistons)"

    • April 4, 1971 "Birthday - Felipe Lira Miranda Venezeula, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)"

    • April 4, 1971 Birthday - Jaime Fernandez Australian rower (Olympics-96)

    • April 4, 1971 "Birthday - Yanic Perreault Sherbrooke, NHL center (Los Angeles Kings)"

    • April 4, 1971 "Marine clay under houses liquifies, 31 die (St-Jean-Vianney Qu‚bec)"

    • April 4, 1972 1st electric power plant fueled by garbage begins operating

    • April 4, 1972 "Adam Clayton Powell Jr (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63"

    • April 4, 1972 Birthday - Chad Eaton defensive tackle (New England Patriots)

    • April 4, 1972 "Birthday - Jim Werland Ventura CA, canoe (alternate-Olympics-96)"

    • April 4, 1972 "Birthday - Matt Wagner Cedar Falls IA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)"

    • April 4, 1972 "Death - Adam Clayton Powell Jr (Representative-Democrat-NY), dies at 63"

    • April 4, 1972 "Death - John A H J S Bruins Slot co-founder/editor in chief (illegal), dies"

    • April 4, 1972 "Death - Stefan Wolpe German composer (Zeus & Elidco), dies at 69"

    • April 4, 1973 "Birthday - Damon Allen Winston-Salem NC, figure skater (1997 Midwestern champion)"

    • April 4, 1973 "Birthday - Peter Hoekstra Dutch soccer player (PSV, Ajax)"

    • April 4, 1973 Birthday - Ryan Coughlin CFL offensive linebacker (Montral Alouettes)

    • April 4, 1973 Birthday - Tiffany Woosley WNBA guard (Houston Comets)

    • April 4, 1973 The World Trade Center in New York is officially dedicated.

    • April 4, 1974 Birthday - O J Santiago tight end (Atlanta Falcons)

    • April 4, 1974 Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth's home-run record by hitting his 714th

    • April 4, 1975 Birthday - Kisha Ford WNBA guard/forward (New York Liberty)

    • April 4, 1975 "C5A Galaxy on military charter crashes, taking 155 lives (Saigon)"

    • April 4, 1975 Microsoft is founded as a partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen.

    • April 4, 1975 Steve Miller is arrested for burning his girlfriend's clothes

    • April 4, 1975 USAF transport carrying orphans from Saigon crashes killing 155

    • April 4, 1975 "Vietnam War: Operation Baby Lift - A United States Air Force C-5A Galaxy crashes near Saigon, South Vietnam shortly after takeoff, transporting orphans - 172 die."

    • April 4, 1976 5th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Judy Rankin

    • April 4, 1976 "Birthday - Alicia Silverstone San Francisco CA, actress (Clueless)"

    • April 4, 1976 Prince Norodom Sihanouk resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest.

    • April 4, 1976 Seni Pramoj's Democratic Party wins elections in Thailand

    • April 4, 1977 "Death - Jeno Zador composer, dies at 82"

    • April 4, 1977 Sarah Michelle Gellar born.

    • April 4, 1978 "Birthday - Irene Skliva Athens Greece, Miss World (1996)"

    • April 4, 1978 "Death - Gino Contilli composer, dies at 70"

    • April 4, 1979 "Birthday - Charles Butler Salt Lake City UT, dance skater (& Joseph-1997 National)"

    • April 4, 1979 "Birthday - Rebecca Stoyel South Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)"

    • April 4, 1979 "Death - Edgar Buchanan actor (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction), dies at 77"

    • April 4, 1979 "Death - Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto former Pakistani President, hanged in Pakistan at 51"

    • April 4, 1979 "Edgar Buchanan actor (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction), dies at 77"

    • April 4, 1979 "Jane M Byrne (D), elected 1st woman mayor of Chicago IL"

    • April 4, 1979 President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan is executed.

    • April 4, 1979 "Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto former Pakistani president, hanged in Pakistan"

    • April 4, 1981 "Brad Johnson actor (Annie Oakley), dies at 56"

    • April 4, 1981 Henry Cisneros becomes 1st Mexican-American mayor (San Antonio)

    • April 4, 1982 11th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sally Little

    • April 4, 1982 "Death - Tsvetan Tsvetanov composer, dies at 50"

    • April 4, 1983 45th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship North Carolina State beats Houston 54-52

    • April 4, 1983 "6th space shuttle mission, Challenger 1 launched"

    • April 4, 1983 "Death - Gloria Swanson actress (Airport 1975), dies of a heart ailment at 84"

    • April 4, 1983 "Death - Jacqueline Logan silent film leading lady, dies at 78"

    • April 4, 1983 "Gloria Swanson actress, dies at 84 of a heart ailment"

    • April 4, 1983 "Jacqueline Logan silent film leading lady, dies at 78"

    • April 4, 1983 Space Shuttle Challenger makes its maiden voyage into space (STS-6).

    • April 4, 1984 "Death - John Arnold cricketer (England bat vs New Zealand 1931, scored 34 only Test), dies"

    • April 4, 1984 "Michael Frayn's ""Benefactors"" premieres in London"

    • April 4, 1984 President Ronald Reagan calls for an international ban on chemical weapons.

    • April 4, 1984 "Winston Smith in Orwell's ""1984"" begins his secret diary"

    • April 4, 1985 Tulane University cancels its basketball season amidst scandal

    • April 4, 1986 "Death - Frank Mortelmans Belgian painter, dies at 87"

    • April 4, 1986 Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season

    • April 4, 1987 "Death - C[atherine] L[ucille] Moore author (Judgment Night), dies at 76"

    • April 4, 1987 "Dow Jones up 69.89 points, ending at record 2,390.34 points"

    • April 4, 1987 Number one hit on UK music charts - Ferry Aid - Let It Be

    • April 4, 1988 50th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Kansas beat Oklahoma 83-79

    • April 4, 1988 Eddie Hill becomes 1st to drag race a ¬ mile in under 5 seconds

    • April 4, 1988 Governor Evan Mecham of Arizona is convicted in his impeachment trial and removed from office.

    • April 4, 1988 "Largest crowd (55,438) at a season game at Riverfront (Cincinnati Reds vs St Louis Cardinals)"

    • April 4, 1988 "Last broadcast of ""Crossroads"" on British TV"

    • April 4, 1988 New York Mets set Opening Day record with 6 homeruns

    • April 4, 1989 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's last NBA game in Seattle

    • April 4, 1989 "New York Yankee Tommy John ties record of playing 26 seasons, his 287th win puts him 19th overall as Yankees beat Twins on opening day 4-2"

    • April 4, 1990 """The Marshall Chronicles"" premieres on ABC-TV"

    • April 4, 1990 Gloria Estefan released from the hospital after her accident

    • April 4, 1990 "Sarah Vaughn jazz singer, dies at 68"

    • April 4, 1990 Security law violator Ivan Boesky is released from federal custody

    • April 4, 1991 """Lucifer's Child"" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 28 performances"

    • April 4, 1991 "Death - John Heinz (Senator-Republican-PA), dies in a plane crash, dies at 52"

    • April 4, 1991 "Death - Luc de Rijck Belgian soccer player (Turnhout), dies"

    • April 4, 1991 "Death - Max Frisch Swiss architect/writer (Stiller, Biedermann), dies at 79"

    • April 4, 1991 "Graham Green english novelist, dies at 86"

    • April 4, 1991 "John Heinz (Sen-R-Pa), dies in a plane crash"

    • April 4, 1991 "Senator John Heinz of Pennsylvania and six others are killed when a helicopter collides with their plane over an elementary school in Merion, Pennsylvania."

    • April 4, 1992 "Death - Karl Tunberg US scriptwriter (Ben Hur), dies"

    • April 4, 1992 "Death - Samuel Reshevsky Polish-born chess grandmaster, dies at 80"

    • April 4, 1992 Death - Sy Kramer singer/comedy writer dies of cancer at 59

    • April 4, 1992 Game 1 of Mayor Challenge - New York Yankees beat New York Mets 6-4 at Yankee Stadium

    • April 4, 1992 John Tesh (Entertainment Tonight) marries actress Connie Selleca

    • April 4, 1992 Jury deliberations begin in the Noriega case

    • April 4, 1992 Sali Berisha becomes president/Alexander Meksi premier of Albania

    • April 4, 1993 12th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion Texas Tech beats Ohio State 84-82

    • April 4, 1993 5th Seniors Golf Tradition Tom Shaw

    • April 4, 1993 "Death - Alfred Mosher Butts US architect/game maker (Scrabble), dies at 93"

    • April 4, 1993 "Death - Bep [Alberta B] Ogterop [Rita la Roche] singer, dies"

    • April 4, 1993 Trish Johnson wins Las Vegas LPGA at Canyon Gate Golf Tournament

    • April 4, 1993 "Wrestlemania IX at Caesar's Palace Las Vegas, Hulk Hogan pins Yokozuna"

    • April 4, 1994 "1st game played at Jacobs Field, Indians beat Mariners 4-3 in 11 innings"

    • April 4, 1994 56th NCAA Men's Basketball Champion Arkansas Razorbacks beats Duke 76-72

    • April 4, 1994 "Death - Olga Lowina Dutch yodeler (Edelweisskapel), dies at 69"

    • April 4, 1994 "Death - Virginia ""Ginny"" Simms actress/singer (Kay Kyser Band), dies at 77"

    • April 4, 1994 "KLM Saab 340B crashes at Schiphol, 3 killed"

    • April 4, 1994 "Largest Opening Day crowd at Yankee Stadium, 56,706"

    • April 4, 1994 Los Angeles Dodger Darryl Strawberry begins substance abuse treatment

    • April 4, 1994 "Marc Andreessen and Jim Clark found Netscape Communications Corporation under the name ""Mosaic Communications Corporation""."

    • April 4, 1994 Netscape Communications founded as Mosaic Communications

    • April 4, 1994 Tony Curtis undergoes heart-bypass surgery

    • April 4, 1995 "Death - Kenny Everett disc Jockey, dies at 50"

    • April 4, 1995 "Death - Peter Brinson dance educationalist, dies at 67"

    • April 4, 1995 "Death - Priscilla Lane actress (Saboteur, Bodyguard), dies at 77"

    • April 4, 1996 """Inherit the Wind"" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 45 performances"

    • April 4, 1996 Comet Hyakutake was imaged by the USA Asteroid Orbiter Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous.

    • April 4, 1996 "Death - Carl Burton Stokes politician, dies at 68"

    • April 4, 1996 "Death - David Keylsey actor/director, dies at 63"

    • April 4, 1996 "Death - David Whitton campaigner, dies at 44"

    • April 4, 1996 "Death - Frederick Denison Maurice Hocking pathologist, dies at 97"

    • April 4, 1996 "Death - Joy Newton dancer, dies at 82"

    • April 4, 1996 "Death - Larry Laprise songwriter, dies at 83"

    • April 4, 1996 "Death - Seamas NacNeill piper, dies at 79"

    • April 4, 1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Austin TX on KJFK 98.9 FM

    • April 4, 1997 Anaheim Ducks clinch their 1st-ever playoff berth

    • April 4, 1997 Braves officially open Turner Field against Cubs

    • April 4, 1997 DMSP Titan 2 launched

    • April 4, 1997 "STS 83 (Columbia 22), launches"

    • April 4, 1998 "NFL Europe (Formerly WLAF), kicks off season"

    • April 4, 2002 The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign a peace treaty ending the Angolan Civil War.

    • April 4, 2007 15 British Royal Navy personnel held in Iran are released by the Iranian President.

    • April 4, 2009 The datesinhistory website was hacked by Turkish Hacker.







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