Sporting Events on April 14

1894 :1st public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures)
1910 :President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day
1921 :NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators sweep Toronto St Patricks in 2 games
1925 :1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)
1928 :Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Montreal Maroons, 3 games to 2
1931 :Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 3 games to 2
1948 :Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
1955 :Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 3
1957 :Leah Neuberger wins her 8th women's singles ping pong championship
1960 :Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Maple Leafs in 4 games
1964 :Sandy Koufax throws his 9th complete game without allowing a walk
1968 :1st NBA game at Madison Sq Garden, Knicks beat SD Clippers
1968 :32nd Golf Masters Championship: Bob Goalby wins, shooting a 277
1969 :1st major league baseball game outside US played (Montreal Canada)
1969 :41st Academy Awards - "Oliver," C Robertson & K Hepburn/Striesand win
1974 :38th Golf Masters Championship: Gary Player wins, shooting a 278
1980 :52nd Academy Awards - "Kramer vs Kramer," D Hoffman & Sally Field win
1985 :49th Golf Masters Championship: Bernhard Langer wins, shooting a 282
1985 :Ahmed Salah wins 1st World Cup marathon (2:08:09)
1985 :Alan Garcia wins elections in Peru
1991 :55th Golf Masters Championship: Ian Woosnam wins, shooting a 277
1991 :Chic Blackhawks becomes 1st NHL regular season champion in 20 years
1995 :India beats Sri Lanka to win the Asia Cricket Cup final in Sharjah
1996 :60th Golf Masters Championship: Nick Faldo wins, shooting a 276
1996 :Detroit Red Wings win NHL record 62 games



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