Historical Events for 13th April 2019

1934 – 4.7 million US families report receiving welfare payments
1945 – Canadian army liberates Teuge and Assen, Netherlnds, from Nazis
1960 – Transit 1B, 1st navigational satellite, placed in Earth orbit
1964 – Ian Smith becomes Prime Minister of Rhodesia
1970 – Oakland uses gold-colored bases during the club’s home opener: Rules Committee subsequently bans this innovation
1980 – US and its allies boycott the Summer Olympics in Moscow in protest against Russia’s invasion of Afghanistan
1989 – “Welcome to the Club” opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 12 performances
1990 – NY Rangers beat NY Islanders 6-5, Rangers win preliminary, 4-1
1992 – Great Chicago Flood – Chicago’s underground tunnels flood
2008 – 72nd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Trevor Immelman of South Africa wins his first major title, 3 strokes ahead of Tiger Woods; Immelman leads, or ties for the lead after every round

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