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Old 04-19-2006, 04:52 PM   #1
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Default April 19th...

Today is one of the most historical days in history, plus it is my birthday

April 19, 1998 59th PGA Seniors Golf Championship
April 19, 1997 Renee Slaughter, crowned 14th Miss Hawaiian Tropic International
April 19, 1997 San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals play at Aloha Stadium Hawaii
April 19, 1996 Rangers scores 16 in 8th vs Orioles
April 19, 1996 South Africa defeat Pakistan to win the Pepsi Cup in Sharjah
April 19, 1995 Chopper 4 1st used on WNBC TV (New York City) news
April 19, 1995 Truck bomb at Federal Building in Oklahoma City, kills 168
April 19, 1994 15th Emmy Sports Award presentation
April 19, 1994 Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10km (11:25.88)
April 19, 1994 Inkatha ends boycott of South African multi-racial election
April 19, 1994 Rodney King award $3,800,000 in compensation of police beating
April 19, 1994 Supreme Court outlaws excluding people from juries because of gender
April 19, 1993 22nd Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:25:27
April 19, 1993 97th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas N'deti of Kenya in 2:09:33
April 19, 1993 Branch Davidians in Waco Texas commit suicide after 51 day siege
April 19, 1993 Fire in psychiatric institute in South Korea, kills 40
April 19, 1992 "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" closes at Beaumont New York City after 38 perf
April 19, 1992 Balki and Mary Ann wed on "Perfect Strangers"
April 19, 1992 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Sega Women's Golf Championship
April 19, 1991 Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
April 19, 1991 Greyhound Bus posts $195 million loss for 1990
April 19, 1990 Contra guerrillas, leftist Sandinistas and incoming government agree to truce
April 19, 1990 Marla Maples appears on ABC's Prime-Time
April 19, 1990 Pistons and 76'ers get into a fight accruing $162,500 fines (NBA record)
April 19, 1990 Truce in Nicaragua's civil war
April 19, 1989 Gun turret explodes on USS Iowa, killing 47 sailors
April 19, 1989 Kevin Elster (New York Mets), sets errorless shortstop mark at 73
April 19, 1989 Republic Day in Sierra Leone
April 19, 1987 Brendon Kuruppu scores 201* on Test Cricket debut (Sri Lanka vs. NZ)
April 19, 1987 Brewers score 5 runs in 9th to win 6-4 and record 12th straight AL win
April 19, 1987 Gregory Robertson does 200-mph free fall to save unconscious skydiver
April 19, 1987 Jacqueline Blanc, sets women's downhill ski speed record, 124.9 mph
April 19, 1987 Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Santa Barbara Golf Open
April 19, 1987 Los Angeles Clippers end season with a terrible 12-70 record
April 19, 1987 Last wild condor captured on California wildlife reserve
April 19, 1987 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
April 19, 1986 Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
April 19, 1985 16th Space Shuttle Mission (51-D)-Discovery 4 returns to Earth
April 19, 1985 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk U.S.S.R.
April 19, 1984 Nemesis, death star of dinosaurs 1st appears in Nature magazine
April 19, 1983 France performs nuclear test
April 19, 1982 11th Boston Women's Marathon won by Charlotte Teske of Ger in 2:29:33
April 19, 1982 86th Boston Marathon won by Alberto Salazar of Oreg in 2:08:51
April 19, 1982 Guinon Bluford announced as 1st black astronaut
April 19, 1982 Rosie Ruiz, marathon race cheater, arrested for forgery
April 19, 1982 Sally Ride announced as 1st woman astronaut
April 19, 1982 U.S.S.R. Salyut 7 space station put into orbit
April 19, 1981 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Florida Lady Citrus Golf
April 19, 1981 Oakland A's runs record to 11-0
April 19, 1981 William Finn's musical "March of Falsettos," premieres in New York City
April 19, 1981 Rochester Red Wings and Pawtucket Red Sox play to 2-2 tie in 32 innings, game suspended at 4:07 AM (Pawtucket later wins in 33rd)
April 19, 1979 Following a 6-3 loss to the Orioles, Yanks Goose Gossage and Cliff
April 19, 1979 Johnson brawl, Gossage sustains a sprained ligament in his left thumb
April 19, 1978 Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel
April 19, 1976 5th Boston Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt of Wis in 2:47:10
April 19, 1976 80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Wash, DC in 2:20:19
April 19, 1975 India launches 1st satellite with help of U.S.S.R.
April 19, 1974 Oriole Al Bumbry hits an inside-the-park HR against New York Yankees
April 19, 1973 Barbra Streisand records "Between Yesterday and Tomorrow"
April 19, 1973 Steinbrenner replaces Mike Burke with Gabe Paul as Yankee president
April 19, 1973 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk U.S.S.R.
April 19, 1972 "Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope" opens at Playhouse New York City for 1,065 performances
April 19, 1972 Bangladesh becomes a member of British Commonwealth
April 19, 1972 Hungary revises constitution
April 19, 1972 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
April 19, 1971 75th Boston Marathon won by Alvaro Mejia of Colombia in 2:18:45
April 19, 1971 Charles Manson sentenced to life (Sharon Tate murder)
April 19, 1971 Sierra Leone becomes a republic (National Day)
April 19, 1971 U.S.S.R. Salyut 1 launched; 1st manned lab in orbit
April 19, 1970 "Look to the Lilies" closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York City after 25 performances
April 19, 1970 24th Tony Awards: Borstal Boy and Applause win
April 19, 1970 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational
April 19, 1968 72nd Boston Marathon won by Amby Burfoot of Connecticut in 2:22:17
April 19, 1968 Belgian construction workers strike
April 19, 1968 NL owners approve expansion for 2 new teams
April 19, 1967 "Casino Royale" premieres
April 19, 1967 71st Boston Marathon won by Dave McKenzie of New Zealand in 2:15:45
April 19, 1967 Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years
April 19, 1967 U.S. Surveyor III lands on Moon
April 19, 1967 Yugoslav author Mihaljo Mihaljov sentenced 4 years
April 19, 1966 In 1st regular season game at Anaheim Stadium, Angels lose 3-1 to Chic
April 19, 1966 70th Boston Marathon won by Kenji Kimihara of Japan in 2:17:11
April 19, 1966 Roberta Bignay becomes 1st woman to run in the Boston Marathon
April 19, 1965 1st all news radio station (WINS 1010 AM in New York City) begins operating
April 19, 1965 69th Boston Marathon won by Morio Shigematsu of Japan in 2:16:33
April 19, 1965 T.A.M.I. Show premieres in London
April 19, 1965 At a cost of $20,000, the outer Astrodome ceiling is painted because of sun's glare, this causes the grass to die
April 19, 1964 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Invitational
April 19, 1964 Rightist coup in Laos, Suvanna Phuma remains premier
April 19, 1964 Roger Sessions' opera "Montezuma," premieres in West-Berlin
April 19, 1963 "Hot Spot" opens at Majestic Theater New York City for 43 performances
April 19, 1963 67th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belg in 2:18:58
April 19, 1962 66th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:48
April 19, 1962 NASA civilian pilot Joseph A. Walker takes X-15 to 46,900m
April 19, 1961 65th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:39
April 19, 1960 64th Boston Marathon won by Paavo Kotila of Finland in 2:20:54
April 19, 1960 Baseball uniforms begin displaying player's names on their backs
April 19, 1960 Comiskey Park's famed "exploding" scoreboard begins operating
April 19, 1959 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
April 19, 1959 Uprising in La Paz Bolivia, fails
April 19, 1958 62nd Boston Marathon won by Franjo Mihalic of Yugoslavia in 2:25:54
April 19, 1956 1st ML baseball game in NJ, Dodgers beat Phils in Roosevelt Stadium
April 19, 1956 60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in 2:14:14
April 19, 1956 U.S. actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III
April 19, 1955 59th Boston Marathon won by Hideo Hamamura of Japan in 2:18:22
April 19, 1954 58th Boston Marathon won by Veikko Karvonen of Finland in 2:20:39
April 19, 1954 7-time winner of Boston Marathon, 65-year-old Clarence Demar, runs his last race at Boston finishing 78th
April 19, 1953 Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open
April 19, 1953 WAFB TV channel 9 in Baton Rouge, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
April 19, 1952 56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53
April 19, 1951 "Tree Grows in Brooklyn" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 267 performances
April 19, 1951 55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45
April 19, 1951 Gen Douglas MacArthur ends his military career
April 19, 1950 54th Boston Marathon won by Kee Yong Ham of Korea in 2:32:39
April 19, 1949 53rd Boston Marathon won by Gosta Leandersson of Sweden in 2:31:50.8
April 19, 1949 Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth
April 19, 1948 52nd Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:02
April 19, 1948 ABC-TV network begins
April 19, 1948 Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China
April 19, 1947 51st Boston Marathon won by Yun Bok Soh of Korea in 2:25:39
April 19, 1947 AAU record for a 25' rope climb is set in 4.7 seconds
April 19, 1947 French ship explodes in Texas City harbor, kills about 522
April 19, 1947 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 2
April 19, 1947 Suh Yun Buck wins world record marathon (2:25:39)
April 19, 1946 Yankees switch from 3rd base to 1st base dug out
April 19, 1945 49th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:30:40.2
April 19, 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "Carousel" opens on Broadway
April 19, 1945 U.S. aircraft carrier Franklin heavy damaged in Japanese air raid
April 19, 1945 U.S. offensive against Shuri-barrier on Okinawa
April 19, 1944 Allied fleet attack Sabang Sumatra
April 19, 1943 Revolt in Warsaw Ghetto under Mordechai Anielewicz
April 19, 1943 47th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:25.8
April 19, 1943 Jews attack **** occupation forces at Warsaw Ghetto
April 19, 1943 SS-lt-gen Jurgen Stoop leads destruction of ghetto of Warsaw
April 19, 1942 46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Mass in 2:26:51.2
April 19, 1941 45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:30:38
April 19, 1941 B Brecht's "Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder," premieres in Zurich
April 19, 1941 Bulgarian troops invade Macedonia
April 19, 1941 Milk rationed in Holland
April 19, 1940 "Lake Shore Ltd" derails speed killing 34 near Little Falls NY
April 19, 1940 44th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:28.6
April 19, 1940 Dutch prime minister De Geer declares state of siege
April 19, 1939 43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:28:51.8
April 19, 1939 Connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights (148 years late)
April 19, 1938 42nd Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:35:34.8
April 19, 1938 Phil Emmett Mueller and Dodger Ernie Koy both homer in their 1st at bat
April 19, 1937 41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20
April 19, 1937 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
April 19, 1936 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Palestine
April 19, 1935 39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4
April 19, 1934 38th Boston Marathon won by Dave Komonen of Canada in 2:32:53.8
April 19, 1934 Shirley Temple appears in her 1st movie, "Stand Up and Cheer"
April 19, 1933 37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:31:01.6
April 19, 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt announces U.S. will leave gold standard
April 19, 1932 36th Boston Marathon won by Paul de Bruyn of Germany in 2:33:36.4
April 19, 1932 President Herbert Hoover suggests 5 day work week
April 19, 1930 34th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:34:48.2
April 19, 1929 33rd Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:33:08.6
April 19, 1928 32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:37:07.8
April 19, 1928 Japanese troops occupies Sjantung-schiereiland
April 19, 1928 Yanks are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926
April 19, 1927 "Vagabond King" opens in London
April 19, 1927 31st Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:40:22.2
April 19, 1926 30th Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:25:40.4
April 19, 1924 "National Barn Dance" premieres on WLS Chicago
April 19, 1924 28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:29:40.2
April 19, 1923 27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:23:37.4
April 19, 1923 New Egyptian law allows suffrage for men, except soldiers
April 19, 1922 26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10
April 19, 1921 25th Boston Marathon won by Frank Zuna of New Jersey in 2:18:57.6
April 19, 1921 Funeral of last German Emperoress, Augusta Victoria
April 19, 1920 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31
April 19, 1919 23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder of Mass in 2:29:13.4
April 19, 1919 French assembly decides on 8 hour work day
April 19, 1919 Leslie Irvin of U.S. makes 1st parachute jump and free fall
April 19, 1919 Opera "Monsieur Beaucaire" is produced (London)
April 19, 1917 21st Boston Marathon won by Bill Kennedy of New York in 2:28:37.2
April 19, 1916 "Bing Boys are Here" opens in London
April 19, 1916 20th Boston Marathon won by Arthur Roth of Mass in 2:27:16.4
April 19, 1916 Italians troops conquer Col di Lana at Merano
April 19, 1915 19th Boston Marathon won by Edouard Fabre of Canada in 2:31:41.2
April 19, 1913 17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson of Minnesota in 2:25:14.8
April 19, 1912 16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of New York in 2:21:18.2
April 19, 1911 15th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:21:39.6
April 19, 1911 George Bernard Shaw's "Fanny's First Play," premieres in London
April 19, 1910 14th Boston Marathon won by Fred Cameron of Canada in 2:28:52.4
April 19, 1910 Halley's comet seen by naked eye 1st time this trip (Curacao)
April 19, 1909 13th Boston Marathon won by Henri Renaud of NH in 2:53:36.8
April 19, 1907 11th Boston Marathon won by Tom Longboat of Canada in 2:24:24
April 19, 1906 10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45
April 19, 1906 Belgian naval education ship Comte The Stain de Naeyer sets sail
April 19, 1905 9th Boston Marathon won by Fred Lorz of New York in 2:38:25.4
April 19, 1904 8th Boston Marathon won by Michael Spring of New York in 2:38:04.4
April 19, 1904 Much of Toronto destroyed by fire
April 19, 1902 6th Boston Marathon won by Sam Mellor of New York in 2:43:12
April 19, 1901 5th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:29:23.6
April 19, 1901 James J Caffrey wins Boston marathon (2:29:23.6)
April 19, 1900 4th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:39:44.4
April 19, 1900 Highest scoring opening game, Phils beat Braves 19-17 in 10
April 19, 1899 3rd Boston Marathon won by Lawrence Brignolia of Mass in 2:54:38
April 19, 1898 2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00
April 19, 1897 1st American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2:55:10 (Boston)
April 19, 1897 1st Boston Marathon won by John McDermott of New York in 2:55:10
April 19, 1897 1st performance of Debussy's "Pelleas et Melisande"
April 19, 1896 Herzl's "The Jewish State" is published
April 19, 1894 Jules Massenet's opera "Werther," premieres in New York City
April 19, 1892 Charles Duryea takes 1st American-made auto out for a spin (Mass)
April 19, 1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in Brussels
April 19, 1877 Opera "Les Cloches de Cornerville" is produced (Paris)
April 19, 1874 Barracks on Alcatraz Island destroyed in fire
April 19, 1864 Naval Engagement at Cherbourg, FR: USS Kearsage vs. CSS Alabama
April 19, 1863 Union troops/fleet occupy For Huger, Virginia
April 19, 1861 Baltimore riots-4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed
April 19, 1861 Lincoln orders blockade of Confederate ports (Civil War)
April 19, 1853 Netherlands Van Hall government forms
April 19, 1852 California Historical Society forms
April 19, 1839 Treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom and Luxembourg a Grand Duchy
April 19, 1837 Cheyney University forms as the Institute for Colored Youth
April 19, 1836 Nikolai Gogol's "Revisor," premieres in St. Petersburg
April 19, 1825 33 patriotic exiles return to Uruguay
April 19, 1782 Netherlands recognizes U.S.
April 19, 1775 Minutemen Capt John Parker orders not to fire unless fired upon
April 19, 1775 Revolution begins-Lexington Common, shot "heard round the world"
April 19, 1774 CW Glucks opera "Iphigenia in Aulis," premieres in Paris
April 19, 1770 Amsterdam buys Van Aerssens family 1/3 part of Suriname
April 19, 1770 Capt James Cook 1st sees Australia
April 19, 1713 Emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions
April 19, 1619 Theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam
April 19, 1591 Chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France
April 19, 1587 Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain and sinks Spanish fleet
April 19, 1552 Mauritius of Saksen captures Karel
April 19, 1539 Charles, protestant German monarch, signs Treaty of Frankrfurt
April 19, 1529 2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism
April 19, 1524 Pope Clemens VII fires Netherlands inquisitor-general French Van de Holly
April 19, 1451 Alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne
April 19, 607 Comet 1P/607 H1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0898 AUs of Earth


Also, Cardinal Ratzinger was selected to be Pope on this day also.

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Old 04-19-2006, 05:43 PM   #2
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Chub, happy bday. You're one anal dude! :grin:
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Old 04-19-2006, 07:42 PM   #3
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Happy birthday
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Old 04-20-2006, 06:43 AM   #4
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Glad I only share my b-day with Hitler on the 20th
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Old 04-20-2006, 07:24 AM   #5
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April 19, 1992 Balki and Mary Ann wed on "Perfect Strangers"


you gotta be kidding me. who knew and who cared.
happy bday anyway
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