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Sacramento - Notable Historical Events

Betsy RawlsApr 24, 1951

Mickey WrightSep 24, 1961

Gerald FordSep 5, 1975

Kelly RobbinsApr 7, 1996

Ted KaczynskiMay 4, 1998

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Sacramento - Historical Events
Date Event
1847-02-28

US defeats Mexico in battle of Sacramento

1860-04-03

Pony Express began between St Joseph Mo & Sacramento Calif

1860-04-13

1st Pony Express reaches Sacramento Calif

1891-02-09

1st shipment of asparagus arrives in SF from Sacramento

1936-07-23

Anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice

1951-04-24

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Women's Golf Invitational Open

1953-05-10

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Golf Open

1955-03-20

KXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-09-02

KCRA TV channel 3 in Sacramento, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1959-02-23

KVIE TV channel 6 in Sacramento-Stockton, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1961-09-24

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sacramento Valley Golf Open

1962-09-16

Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Sacramento Golf Open

1974-10-06

Carole Jo Skala wins LPGA Sacramento Union Ladies Golf Classic

1975-09-05

First Assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford in Sacramento by Lynette Fromme in Sacramento

1985-12-11

Computer store owner in Sacramento California killed by package bomb

1987-02-04

Sacramento Kings score only 4 points 1st quarter against Lakers; fewest in a period since introduction of 24 second shot-clock in 1954

1987-05-07

105°F in Sacramento, CA

1988-11-08

Arco Arena in Sacramento CA opens, Sac Kings lose to Seattle, 97-75

1990-11-20

Sacramento Kings last NBA win on the road for over a year

1991-03-19

Sacramento Kings set NBA record of 29 consecutive road loses

1991-03-23

1st World League of American Football games, London beats Frankfurt 24-11, Sacramento beats Raleigh-Dur 9-3 & Mont beats Birmingham 20-5

1991-04-15

Sacramento Kings set NBA record, losing 35th consecutive game on road

1991-11-23

Sacramento Kings ends NBA's longest road losing streak at 43 games

1992-06-06

WLAF World Bowl 2: Sacramento beats Orlando 21-17 (Montreal)

1993-02-23

Sacramento Gold Miners admitted as CFL's 9th franchise (1st US team)

1995-02-21

CFL's Sacramento Gold Miners become San Antonio Texans

1995-07-08

1st CFL game between 2 US teams, Las Vegas Posse vs Sacramento Gold

1996-04-07

Kelly Robbins wins Sacramento 12 Bridges LPGA Golf Classic

1998-05-04

A federal judge in Sacramento, California, gives "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski four life sentences plus 30 years after Kaczynski accepts a plea agreement sparing him from the death penalty.

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Sacramento - Notable Birthdays

Rodney KingApr 2, 1965

Sacramento - Birthdays
Date Event
1850-01-12

Barney Fagan, In Old Sacramento

1878-10-09

Robert Warwick, [Bien], Sacramento CA, actor (Falcon's Adventure)

1889-12-10

Ray Collins, Sacramento CA, actor (Homecoming, Good Sam, Rose Marie)

1905-10-16

Wild Bill Elliott, Pattonsburg MO, actor (Beyond the Sacramento)

1908-06-30

Lucino Tinio Sacramento, composer

1916-04-03

Herb Caen, Sacramento California, columnist (SF Chronicle)

1916-10-10

Benson Fong, Sacramento CA, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart)

1917-11-17

Jack Lescoulie, Sacramento California, TV host (Jackie Gleason Show)

1920-02-29

James Mitchell, Sacramento California, actor (Palmer-All My Children)

1925-01-15

Ruth Slenczynska, Sacramento, California, pianist

1930-06-27

Tamio Kono, Sacramento CA, weightlifting (Oly-gold-52, 56, 60)

1942-12-02

Bob E Smith, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1993 Yanase Cup)

1944-08-09

Sam Elliott, Sacramento California, actor (Big Chill, Fatal Beauty)

1945-06-11

Adrienne Barbeau, Sacramento California, actress (Maude, Swamp Thing)

1945-07-11

Adrienne Barbeau, Sacramento California, actress (Maude)

1945-09-19

Randolph Mantooth, Sacramento California, actor (Emergency, Loving)

1946-01-16

Michael L Coats, Sacramento Ca, Capt USN/astr (STS 41-D, 29, 39)

1954-12-29

Roger Voudouris, Sacramento Ca, rock vocalist

1955-10-26

Stephen K Robinson, Sacramento California, PhD/astronaut (STS 85, sk:95)

1958-01-19

Thomas Kinkade, Sacramento, California, artist, (d. 2012)

1961-02-18

Alycia Moulton, Sacramento CA, tennis star

1962-08-20

Robert Meyer, Sacramento Cal, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Morningstar)

1962-12-01

Pamela McGee, WNBA center/forward (Sacramento Monarchs)

1963-10-19

Brian H Henniger, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1994 Deposit Guaranty)

1963-12-10

Doug Henry, Sacramento CA, pitcher (NY Mets)

1963-12-20

Karen Moncrieff, Sacramento California, actress (Xtro 3, Days of Our Lives)

1964-04-14

Allen James, Sacramento California, 50K walker (Olympics-24th-92, 96)

1964-06-13

Sarunas Marciulionis, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)

1964-07-04

Kevin Sutherland, Sacramento CA, Nike golfer (1992 Hawkeye Open-2nd)

1964-11-21

Olden Polynice, NBA forward/center (Sacramento Kings)

1965-03-31

Patty Fendick, Sacramento California, tennis star (1989 Auckland)

1965-04-02

Rodney King, Sacramento California, African American motorist beaten by LA cops, (d. 2012)

1965-07-03

Greg Vaughn, Sacramento CA, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers, SD Padres)

1965-07-10

Scott Michael McCarron, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1995 Las Vegas-3rd)

1965-11-13

Kevin Gamble, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)

1966-04-28

John Patrick Daly, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1995 British Open)

1967-04-27

Bridgette Gordon, WNBA forward (Sacramento Monarchs, Olympic-gold-88)

1967-10-26

Shelly Stokes, Sacramento California, softball catcher (Olympics-gold-96)

1968-03-17

Judy Mosley McAfee, WNBA forward (Sacramento Monarchs)

1968-05-31

Duane Causwell, NBA center (Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings)

1968-11-14

Lionel Simmons, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)

1969-03-09

Mahmoud Abdul Rauf, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings, Denver Nuggets)

1969-04-16

Fernando Vina, Sacramento CA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)

1969-05-01

Billy Owens, NBA forward/guard (Sacramento Kings)

1969-10-02

Matthew Walbeck, Sacramento CA, catcher (Minnesota Twins)

1969-10-20

Chantel Tremitiere, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)

1969-11-22

Byron Houston, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)

1970-04-27

Mikiko Hagiwara, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)

1970-12-15

Lawrence Funderburke, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)

1970-12-30

Kevin Salvadori, NBA center (Sacramento Kings)

1971-01-12

Andy Fox, Sacramento CA, infielder (NY Yankees)

1971-06-28

Bobby Hurley, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)

1971-09-12

Terry Dehere, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)

1971-12-10

Carla Sacramento, Lisbon, 1.5k runner

1972-02-26

Clint McDaniel, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)

1972-03-05

Brian Grant, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers, Sacramento Kings)

1972-03-28

Michael Smith, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)

1972-10-19

Marc Newfield, Sacramento CA, outfielder (San Diego Padres)

1973-02-14

Tyus Edney, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings)

1973-08-12

Latasha Byears, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)

1973-10-13

Jason Rudy, Mondo Sacramento

1973-12-04

Corliss Williamson, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)

1973-12-05

Corissa Yasen, WNBA forward/guard (Sacramento Monarchs)

1974-06-23

Mark Hendrickson, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)

1974-10-02

Anthony Johnson, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)

1974-11-03

Tariq Abdul Wahad, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)

1975-04-08

Carriann Johnson, Three Master Suite Renovations in Sacramento

1975-04-24

Michael Stewart, NBA center (Sacramento Kings)

1975-09-27

Tajama Abraham, WNBA center (Sacramento Monarchs)

Sacramento - Deaths
Date Event
1937-01-12

Barney Fagan, In Old Sacramento


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