Historical Events for April 1976

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Events 1 - 46 of 46

1st - Stephen Wozniak & Steve Jobs found Apple Computer
1st - Conrail takes over operations from six bankrupt railroads in the northeastern U.S..
1st - Jovian-Plutonian gravitational effect is first reported by the astronomer Patrick Moore.
2nd - Cambodia Khieu Sampan succeeds Prince Sihanouk as Premier
2nd - Portuguese constitution assumed
2nd - A's trade prospective free agents Reggie Jackson & Ken Holtzman, to Orioles for Don Baylor, Mike Torrez & Paul Mitchell
3rd - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
3rd - Phila Flyers win record tying 20th straight NHL home game
4th - 5th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Judy Rankin
4th - Seni Pramoj's Democratic Party wins elections in Thailand
5th - Harold Wilson resigns as James Callaghan becomes PM of England
Playwright Tom StoppardPlaywright Tom Stoppard 5th - Tom Stoppard's "Dirty Linen" premieres in London
6th - 1st quadrophonic movie track: "Ladies & Gentlemen the Rolling Stones"
7th - Chinese Politburo fires vice-premier Deng Xiaoping
9th - US & Russia agreed on size of nuclear tests for peaceful use
10th - Brewers' Don Money's grand slammer disallowed-Yanks win 9-7
10th - Cleveland Cavaliers win their 1st NBA Central Division title
11th - 40th Golf Masters Championship: Ray Floyd wins, shooting a 271
11th - The Apple I is created.
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray FloydGolfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd 12th - India set 403 to win by WI They get them, 6 wkts 7 overs spare
13th - $2 bill re-introduced as US currency
13th - 1st NBA playoff game for Cleve Cavliers, they lose 100-95 to Wash
13th - Federal Reserve begins issuing $2 bicentennial notes
15th - Yankee stadium reopens, Yanks beat Twins after trailing 4-0
17th - NL greatest comeback, trailing 12-1 Phils win 18-16 in 10, Mike Schmidt hits 4 consecutive HRs
18th - 30th Tony Awards: Travesties & Chorus Line win
18th - Judy Rankin wins LPGA Karsten- Ping Golf Open
19th - 5th Boston Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt of Wis in 2:47:10
MLB Third Baseman Mike SchmidtMLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt 19th - 80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Wash, DC in 2:20:19
20th - George Harrison sings lumberjack song with Monty Python
21st - Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing
21st - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
22nd - Barbara Walters becomes 1st female nightly network news anchor
22nd - Director Ingmar Bergman leaves Sweden due to taxation
25th - Elections in Vietnam for a National Assembly to reunite the country
25th - India all out for 97 v West Indies
25th - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
Director, Writer Ingmar BergmanDirector, Writer Ingmar Bergman 25th - Portugal adopts constitution
25th - Cub centerfielder Rick Monday rescues US flag from 2 fans trying to set it on fire
26th - Pan Am begins non-stop flights NYC-Tokyo
27th - "So Long 174th St" opens at Harkness Theater NYC for 16 performances
27th - Arabic Monetary Fund established in Abu Dhabi
29th - Minister Irene Vorrink begins fluoridating Dutch drinking water
30th - Muhammad Ali beats Jimmy Young in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
30th - Royal Canadian Mint opens a branch in Winnipeg, Manitoba
30th - Wings release "Silly Love Songs"

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