April 15th

    April 15th, 1972

Evel Knievel's rocket-powered X1-Skycycle prototype makes it's first launch attempt. Two years later he attempted to jump Snake River Canyon, broadcast live to millions of viewers.

    April 15th 1979

Ron Toombs died in his comeback ride at the Bathurst TT on Easter Sunday 1979. The Mount Panorama circuit in NSW has a monument honouring Mountain King Ronnie Toombs.

  1. Evel Knievel Snake River Canyon
  2. Ron Toombs, King of the Mountain