Sporting Events on April 21

1649 :Maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship
1836 :Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mexico
1910 :Cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0
1913 :German passenger ship Imperator runs aground
1921 :Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup [or 4/4]
1925 :No baseball games played in NL due to Charles Ebbets' funeral
1934 :Moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game
1944 :NFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)
1948 :2nd NBA Championship: Balt Bullets beat Phila Warriors, 4 games to 2
1951 :5th NBA Championship: Rochester Royals beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3
1951 :Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 1
1955 :Bkln Dodgers win, then record 10th straight game to begin a season
1964 :Pirates & Cubs combine for 9 HRs, Pirates win 8-5
1967 :Dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games)
1968 :22nd Tony Awards: Rosencranz & Guilderstern & Hallelujah Baby! win
1974 :28th Tony Awards: River Niger & Raisin win
1975 :Liane Winter wins world record female Boston marathon (2:42:24)
1976 :Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing
1982 :Atlanta Braves win their 13th straight game
1984 :perfect 5 inn game
1985 :Ingrid Kristiansen wins London Marathon in a record 2:21:06
1987 :Brewers lose, ending AL season-opening winning streak at 13 games
1988 :1st four-day games in County Cricket Championship commence
1990 :Reds win running their record to 9-0, best start in club history
1991 :Jakov Tolstikov wins 4th World Cup marathon (2:09:17)
1991 :Rosa Mota wins 4th World Cup female marathon (2:26:14)
1994 :Eddie Murray sets record for switch hit HRS in a games (11 times)
1995 :Boston Celtics final game at Boston Gardens, NY Knicks win 98-92
1996 :Chicago Bulls win NBA record 72 games (72-8)
1996 :Matabeleland beat Mashonaland Country Dist to win Logan Cup



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