Historical Events That Happened on 4/20. #420

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This is pretty interesting! And you though people just got baked…check out this list according to historyorb.com…

1777 - New York adopts new constitution as an independent state

1862 - The first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard.

1879 - 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus

1894 - 136,000 mine workers strike in Ohio for pay increase

1896 - 1st public film showing in US John Philip Sousa’s “El Capitan” premieres in NYC

1912 - Fenway Park officially opens, Red Sox beat NY Highlanders 7-6 in 11

1912 - Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens, Tigers beat Cleve Indians 6-5

1945 - Cleveland Browns organization formed by Arthur “Mickey” McBride

1964 - 86% of black students boycott Cleveland schools

1980 - Cubans begin to arrive in US from Mariel boatlift

1981 - Final performance of TV show “Soap” airs

1982 - Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season

1983 - President Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security

1986 - Michael Jordan sets NBA playoff record with 63 points in a game

1990 - Pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income

1992 - 100th episode of “Murphy Brown” airs

1992 - Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner

1996 - Chicago Bulls win record 72 games in a season

1997 - 1st baseball game in Hawaii, Cards beat Padres in doubleheader

1999 - Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold kill 13 people and injure 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School located in Jefferson County, Colorado.

2007 - Johnson Space Center Shooting: A man with a handgun barricades himself in NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas before killing a male hostage and himself.

2008 - Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 becoming the first female driver in history to win an Indy car race.


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