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 This day in History - April 1
462 Historic Events for April 1
1989

1st NY Met-NY Yankee game in NYC since 1983, Yanks win 4-3

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1989

Henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP), dies at 57

Death
1990

Jack Nicklaus wins 1st start on Senior PGA tour

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1990

It becomes illegal in Salem Oregon to be within 2' of nude dancers

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1990

Guns and Roses' Duff divorces Mandy Brix, lead singer for Lame Flames

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1990

CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger

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1990

"Ha!" comedy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting

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1990

19th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King

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1990

2nd Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus wins

Event
1990

Wrestlemania VI, 67,678 in Toronto, Ultimate Warrior beats Hulk Hogan

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1990

9th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Auburn 88-81

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1991

US minimum wage goes from $3.80 to $4.25 per hour

Event
1991

Supreme Court rules jurors can't be barred from serving due to race

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1991

Iran releases British hostage Roger Cooper after 5 years

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1991

53rd NCAA Mens Basketball Champion: Duke Bluedevils beats Kansas 72-65

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1991

Warsaw Pact officially dissolves

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1991

Dwight Goodin signs $5.15 million 3 year contract with NY Mets

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1991

Martha Graham, US, choreographer (Appalachian Spring), dies at 96

Death
1991

Paulo Muwanga, chief of Uganda (1980), dies

Death
1991

Richard Thorpe, director (MGM), dies at 95

Death
1992

Juanito, soccer star (Madrid Real 1977-87), dies at 37 in car crash

Death
1992

Battleship USS Missouri (on which, Japan surrendered) decommissioned

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1992

5th Largest wrestling crowd (64,287-Toronto SkyDome)

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1992

World's 7 wealthiest nations agree on $24B aid for former USSR

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1992

WA beat NSW by 44 runs to win the Sheffield Shield Final

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