On This Day in History for April 4 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 126 of 126

  • 1988 Mets set Opening Day record with 6 HRs
  • 1990 Security law violator Ivan Boesky is released from federal custody
  • 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.

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1992 Jury deliberations begin in Noriega case

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega
  • 1992 Sali Berisha becomes president and Alexander Meksi premier of Albania

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1993 Wrestlemania IX at Caesar's Palace Las Vegas, Hulk Hogan pins Yokozuna

WWF Wrestler Hulk Hogan
WWF Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
  • 1994 1st game played at Jacobs Field, Indians beat Mariners 4-3 in 11 inn
  • 1994 KLM Saab 340B crashes at Schiphol, 3 killed
  • 1994 Largest Opening Day crowd at Yankee Stadium, 56,706
  • 1994 Netscape Communications founded as Mosaic Communications
  • 1994 Tony Curtis undergoes heart-bypass surgery
  • 1994 Day vs Mets starter Dwight Gooden
  • 1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Austin TX on KJFK 98.9 FM
  • 1997 DMSP Titan 2 launched
  • 1997 STS 83 (Columbia 22), launches
  • 2002 The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign a peace treaty ending the Angolan Civil War
  • 2007 15 British Royal Navy personnel held in Iran are released by the Iranian President.
  • 2008 Raid on Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints owned YFZ Ranch in Texas; 401 children and 133 women taken into state custody

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2012 German Nobel Laureate, Günter Grass, publishes controversial poem that claims Israel is plotting to wipe out Iran

Writer and playwright Günter Grass
Writer and playwright
Günter Grass
  • 2012 Boris Tadić, President of Serbia, resigns
  • 2013 74 people are killed after an illegally constructed building collapses in Thane, India
  • 2013 9 people have been killed on an axe-murdering rampage in Chhattisgarh state, India
  • 2013 Poecilotheria rajaei, a giant tarantula with a 20cm leg span, is discovered in Sri Lanka
  • 2014 President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, claims that climate change will lead to battles over water and food within the next five to ten years
  • 2017 Chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun, Syria by Syrian government forces kills more than 80 civilians
  • 2017 Pink Star diamond sets world record price of $71 million for a gem at an action in Hong Kong

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 102 of 102

  • 1978 Sam Moran, Australian entertainer
  • 1983 Angelle Tymon, American journalist and TV game show host

Weddings in History

Deaths in History