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 This day in History - April 7
311 Historic Events for April 7
1951

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

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1952

Bruce Gary, Burbank Ca, rock drummer (Knack-My Sharona)

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1952

Jane Frederick, US pentathlete (Olympics-7th-1976)

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1953

Dag Hammarskjā€¯ld of Sweden elected 2nd UN general-secretary

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1953

1st west-to-east jet transatlantic nonstop flight

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1953

Everard Endt, US, yachting (Olympic-gold-1952)

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1954

WALB TV channel 10 in Albany, GA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

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1954

Jackie Chan, martial art actor (Rumble in the Bronx)

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1954

Tony Dorsett, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys, Heisman Trophy)

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1954

Pres Eisenhower fears "domino-effect" in Indo-China

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1954

German govt refuses to recognize DDR

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1954

Donna White, LPGA golfer

Birth
1955

Andrea Fisher, artist

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1956

Spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco

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1956

10th NBA Championship: Ph Warriors beat Ft Wayne Pistons, 4 games to 1

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1956

Gail Lee Hirata, LPGA golfer

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1957

21st Golf Masters Championship: Doug Ford wins, shooting a 283

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1957

Last of NY's electric trolleys completes its final run

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1958

Tony Aire, rocker (Adventures-Sea of Love)

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1958

Alexandra Neil, Boston, actress (Rose-Guiding Light)

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1958

Dodgers erect 42-foot screen in left field at LA Coliseum to cut down on home runs, since it is only 250 feet down the line

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1959

Oklahoma ends prohibition, after 51 years

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1959

Radar 1st bounced off Sun, Stanford Calif

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1960

Simon Climie, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Climie Fisher-Love Changes)

Birth
1962

Andy Hampsten, Columbus Ohio, cyclist (Olympics-96)

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