On April 4 in ...
* 1988 -- Mike Payne of Richland bowled the season's first 300 game, and the second of his career, at Atomic Lanes. Payne rolled his first perfect game in June 1980.
* 1987 -- Two Richland athletes set school records at the Don Holder Relays: Jason Walton reached 6 feet, 10 1/2 inches to win the boys high jump, and Jill McCabe took the girls shot put title with a throw of 39-4, and also won the discus throw.
* 1971 -- Dogs owned by Elbert Kelly of Kennewick swept the top two places in the Puppy Stakes to highlight the final day of a German Shorthair Field Trial at Dalton Lake.