Cleveland in History (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 218 of 218

  • 1993-03-12 Cleveland radio station WMMS-FM/101.7 is bought by Disney
  • 1993-04-05 Construction begins on Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • 1993-06-07 Cleveland breaks ground for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1993-07-05 As' outfielder Rickey Henderson leads off both games of Oakland's doubleheader vs Cleveland with homers (first time since 1913)

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1993-08-02 Shamrock Broadcasting, a Disney company, officially takes ownership of Cleveland's WMMS-FM/100.7 & WHK-AM/1420
  • 1993-10-28 Cleveland Metroparks lease Brookside Park from Cleveland for 99-years
  • 1994-01-19 -20°F (-29°C) (5:32 AM) coldest day ever recorded in Cleveland Ohio
  • 1994-03-31 Walkway from Cleveland's Tower City to Jacobs Field officially opens
  • 1994-05-18 Tropical Butterfly Garden at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens
  • 1994-07-28 Last steel beam is placed on Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Music concertMusic Concert

1994-10-17 Billy Joel performs opening concert at Cleveland's Gund Arena

Pianist, Songwriter and Composer Billy Joel
Pianist, Songwriter and Composer
Billy Joel
  • 1995-06-27 Former WMMS engineer William Alford is sentenced to 10 days & $1,000 fine for cutting feed during Howard Stern's broadcast from Cleveland
  • 1995-09-01 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opens in Cleveland Ohio
  • 1997-10-22 Coldest World Series game Marlins vs Cleveland (38°F)
  • 1999-08-07 Tampa Bay 3rd baseman Wade Boggs becomes the first MLB player to hit a home run for his 3,000th hit in Devil Rays' 15-10 loss v Cleveland
  • 2003-07-05 French driver Sébastien Bourdais wins first-ever night road-course event in Champ Car history on Cleveland's Burke Lakefront Airport layout
  • 2014-11-22 Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy, is shot dead by police in Cleveland, after brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun in a playground
  • 2015-08-06 Republican Presidential nomination race begins with debate between 7 lesser ranked candidates in Cleveland, Ohio

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