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 This day in History - April 1
462 Historic Events for April 1
1961

Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye

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1962

Rich Amaral, Visalia CA, outfielder (Seattle Mariners)

Birth
1962

Phillip Schofield, TV personality/designer (Nightfire)

Birth
1963

Soap operas "General Hospital" and "Doctors" premier on TV

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1963

NYC's newspapers resume publishing after a 114 day strike

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1963

NY Mets purchase Duke Snider from the Dodgers for $40,000

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1964

Scott Stevens, Kitchener, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team Canada)

Birth
1964

Kevin Duckworth, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)

Birth
1964

John Morris, cricketer (England right-hand batsman v India 1990)

Birth
1964

Robert Lowell's "Benito Cereno," premieres in NYC

Event
1964

John Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years

Event
1964

10øF lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April

Event
1964

Bozidar Kunc, composer, dies at 60

Death
1965

John "Jumbo" Elliot, NFL tackle (NY Giants, NY Jets)

Birth
1965

Mark Jackson, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)

Birth
1965

Syncom 3, 1st geosynchronous communications satellite, passes from civilian to military control

Event
1965

Henry D G Crerar, Canadian general (WW I, Normandy), dies at 76

Death
1965

South Africa worker's union leader Henry Fazzie sentenced to 10 years

Event
1966

Karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89

Death
1966

Dave Vankoughnett, CFL corner (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)

Birth
1966

China premier Tsjoe en-Lai starts "Cultural revolution"

Event
1966

1st world festival of black art (Dakar Senegal)

Event
1966

Odie Harris, NFL safety/defensive back (Houston Oilers)

Birth
1967

1st British ombudsman sir Edward Compton begins work

Event
1968

Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962), dies at 59

Death