logo

Video encyclopedia

Flashback calendar

Somalia's National Theatre is struck by a suicide bomber

At least six people, including two of Somalia’s top sports officials, were killed when a female suicide bomber struck a ceremony at Mogadishu’s national theatre in an attack Islamist insurgents said was aimed at killing senior government figures. Al Shabaab rebels claimed responsibility for the blast.

2004

The last tie to ever occur in the NHL

Each National Hockey League regulation game is 60 minutes long. The game is composed of three 20-minute periods with an intermission between periods. At the end of regulation time, the team with the most goals wins the game. If a game is tied after regulation time, overtime ensues. The last tie in NHL occurred in April 2004.

1996

Chicago wins its NBA record 44th consecutive home game

Chicago beat Miami 100-92 to win its NBA record 44th consecutive home game and its NBA record 37th consecutive home game at the start of a season. The Bulls lost their next game to the Hornets 98-97 on April 8, ending both streaks. The elder Curry was the hero for the Hornets He scored 19 points and hit the final two free throws.

1993

WrestleMania IX

WrestleMania IX was the ninth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation. The event took place at Caesars Palace in Paradise, Nevada, in April 1993, and was the first WrestleMania event held outdoors.

1974

Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth's home-run record

Braves management wanted Hank Aaron to break the record in Atlanta and were, therefore, going to have Aaron sit out the first three games of the season. He played two out of three, tying Babe Ruth's record in his very first at-bat, on his first swing of the season, off Reds pitcher Jack Billingham, but did not hit another home run in the series.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1989

Landry Jones

born 1974

Dave Mirra