Historical Events on April 20, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Gin Game" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 144 performances
  • "Present Laughter" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
  • 1st baseball game in Hawaii, Cards beat Padres in doubleheader
  • 27th Easter Seal Telethon raises $47,392,682
  • 58th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Hale Irwin
  • Cubs beat NY Mets ending NL worst opening, lost 14 straight games
  • Karrie Webb wins LPGA Susan G Komen International

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mark McGwire is 4th to HR on Detroit Tiger left field roof (others are Frank Howard, Harmon Killibrew, & Cecil Fielder)

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nick Price wins golf MCI Classic

Golfer Nick Price
Golfer
Nick Price