Day 8: covering shows aired from 3.31.67 – 5.10.67 #dsxp #darkshadows

Mar 31st – 1st time Jimi Hendrix burns his guitar (London)
Apr 1st – The United States Department of Transportation begins operation.
Apr 3rd – 113 East Europeans attending World Amateur hockey championships in Vienna, ask for political asylum
Apr 4th – Amsterdam Marines chase out “nozems” of Central Station
Apr 4th – Dutch De Young government forms
Apr 4th – Marines chase “Nozems” out of Amsterdam Central Station
Apr 5th – ’76er Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 41 rebounds
Apr 5th – ATS II launched but fails to reach orbit
Apr 6th – Premier Georges Pompidou forms new French government
Apr 7th – Israeli/Syrian border fights
Apr 7th – Tom Donahue, SF dj begins new radio format – Progressive (KMPX-FM)
Apr 9th – “At the Drop of Another Hat” closes at Booth NYC after 105 perfs
Apr 9th – 1st Boeing 737 rolls out
Apr 9th – 31st Golf Masters Championship: Gay Brewer Jr wins, shooting a 280
Apr 9th – Shortwave broadcaster Radio NY Worldwide’s transmitter burns down
Apr 9th – The first Boeing 737 (a 100 series) makes its maiden flight.
Apr 10th – 39th Academy Awards – “Man For All Seasons,” E Taylor & P Scofield win
Apr 11th – “Illya Darling” opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 320 perfs
Apr 11th – Harlem (NYC) voters defy Congress & reelect Adam Clayton Powell Jr
Apr 11th – Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead,” premieres
Apr 14th – Gen Gnassingbe Eyadema becomes president of Togo
Apr 14th – In the Vietnam War, US planes bombed Haiphong for 1st time
Apr 14th – Red Sox rookie Billy Rohome comes within 1 strike of a no hitter at
Apr 14th – Yankee Stadium, Elston Howard singles on a 3-2 pitch
Apr 15th – “Wait A Minim!” closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 457 perfs
Apr 16th – “Walking Happy” closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 161 perfs
Apr 16th – Yankees beat Boston 7-6 in 18 innings
Apr 17th – Shortwave Radio NY Worldwide goes back on the air after a week off
Apr 17th – Surveyor 3 launched; soft lands on Moon, April 20
Apr 19th – “Casino Royale” premieres
Apr 19th – 71st Boston Marathon won by Dave McKenzie of New Zealand in 2:15:45
Apr 19th – Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years (they don’t)
Apr 19th – Yugoslav author Mihaljo Mihaljov sentenced 4½ years
Apr 20th – French author Régis Debray caught in Bolivia
Apr 20th – NY Met Tom Seaver’s 1st victory, beats Cubs, 6-1
Apr 20th – US Surveyor 3 lands on Moon
Apr 20th – US planes bomb Haiphong for 1st time during Vietnam War
Apr 20th – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Apr 20th – A Globe Air Bristol Britannia turboprop crashes at Nicosia, Cyprus, killing 126.

Apr 21st – Dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games)

Apr 21st – EO, Evangelical Broadcasting, begins in Netherlands
Apr 21st – Josef Stalin‘s daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, defects to US
Apr 21st – Military coup in Greece, Konstantinos Kollias becomes premier
Apr 21st – Svetlana Alliluyeva (Josef Stalin’s daughter) defects in NYC
Apr 22nd – Martial Law goes into effect in Greece
Apr 23rd – Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational
Apr 23rd – Soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes 1st in-flight casualty
Apr 24th – 21st NBA Championship: Phila 76ers beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 2
Apr 24th – Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had “gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily.”
Apr 25th – Abortion legalized in Colorado
Apr 25th – Britain grants internal self-government to Swaziland
Apr 25th – Jules Feiffer’s “Little Murders,” premieres in NYC
Apr 26th – “Hallelujah, Baby!” opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 293 perfs
Apr 26th – KSPS TV channel 7 in Spokane, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
Apr 26th – San Marco 2 Launch (1st Equatorial Launch)
Apr 27th – Expo ’67 opens in Montreal
Apr 27th – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Apr 28th – Expo 67 opens in Montreal
Apr 28th – Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army & stripped of boxing title
Apr 29th – Aretha Franklin releases “Respect”
Apr 30th – Highest tower to the world finished, 537m (USSR)
Apr 30th – Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational
Apr 30th – NY Met pitcher Tom Seaver wins hist 1st game
Apr 30th – Orioles’ Stu Miller & Steve Barber lose 2-1 despite no-hitting Tigers
May 1st – Anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes president of Nicaragua
May 1st – Jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank
May 1st – Elvis Presley & Priscilla Beaulieu wed in Las Vegas
May 1st – Pulitzer prize awarded to Bernard Malamud (Fixer)
May 2nd – Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 2
May 3rd – Black students seize finance building at Northwestern U
May 4th – Lunar Orbiter 4 launched by US; begins orbiting Moon May 7
May 6th – 400 students seize administration building at Cheyney State College
May 6th – 93rd Kentucky Derby: Bobby Ussery on Proud Clarion wins in 2:00.6
May 6th – Maureen Wilton runs female world record marathon (3:15:22)
May 6th – Zakir Hussain elected 1st Moslem president of India
May 7th – Carol Mann wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
May 8th – Muhammad Ali is indicted for refusing induction in US Army
May 8th – The Philippine province of Davao is split into three: Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, and Davao Oriental.
May 9th – 1st flight of Fokker F-28 Fellowship
May 9th – Gijsbert van Hall resigns as mayor of Amsterdam
May 10th – Foundation AZ soccer team forms in Alkmaar
May 10th – Hank Aaron only inside the park HR (vs Jim Bunning)
May 10th – Keith Richards, Brian Jones & Mick Jagger arrested on drug charges
May 10th – Stockholm Vietnam-Tribunal declares US aggression in Vietnam/Cambodia