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Events in History

Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • 69th Boston Marathon won by Morio Shigematsu of Japan in 2:16:33 (1965)
  • Bangladesh becomes a member of British Commonwealth (1972)
  • Charles Manson sentenced to life (Sharon Tate murder) (1971)
  • 38th Boston Marathon won by Dave Komonen of Canada in 2:32:53.8 (1934)
  • 97th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas N'deti of Kenya in 2:09:33 (1993)
  • NASA civilian pilot Joseph A. Walker takes X-15 to 46,900m (1962)
  • 1st performance of Debussy's "Pelleas et Melisande" (1897)
  • B Brecht's "Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder," premieres in Zurich (1941)
  • Yanks are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926 (1928)
  • Naval Engagement at Cherbourg, FR: USS Kearsage vs. CSS Alabama (1864)
  • Jules Massenet's opera "Werther," premieres in New York City (1894)
  • 2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00 (1898)
  • 23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder of Mass in 2:29:13.4 (1919)
  • 36th Boston Marathon won by Paul de Bruyn of Germany in 2:33:36.4 (1932)
  • 41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20 (1937)
  • Cheyney University forms as the Institute for Colored Youth (1837)
  • Pistons and 76'ers get into a fight accruing $162,500 fines (NBA record) (1990)
  • "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" closes at Beaumont New York City after 38 perf (1992)
  • 1st ML baseball game in NJ, Dodgers beat Phils in Roosevelt Stadium (1956)
  • Truck bomb at Federal Building in Oklahoma City, kills 168 (1995)

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