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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