This Day in Cowboys History: April 18
Apr 18 - Acquired: Gloster Richardson from Chiefs (1971); Ownership: NFL approves sale of Cowboys to Jerry Jones (1989); Resigned: Tex Schramm as GM (1989); Lost in free agency: Kevin Gogan to Raiders (1994); Signed: Derrek Kennard (1994), Micah Knorr (2000), Marcus Coleman (2006); Drafted: Greg Ellis-1, Flozell Adams-2, Michael Myers-4 (1998), Wane McGarity-4, Peppi Zellner-4, Mike Lucky-7, Kelvin Garmon-7 (1999); Released: Mike Solwold & Terry Witherspoon (2002); Birthdays: Kenny Gant (DB: 1990-94, b. 1967), Sam Paulescu (P: 2008, b. 1984), Sims Stokes (WR: 1967, b. 1944)
Trivia: Until Jerry Jones bought the Cowboys, Tex Schramm was the only GM the Cowboys ever had; who recommended him to Clint Murchison?