Today is Friday, June 22, 2018.



Birthdays


1478 Philips de Schone, Archduke of Austrian/King of Castilia (Philips I)
1611 Pablo Bruna, composer
1613 Lambert Pietkin, composer
1674 Eugene J P, Earl of Merode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo
1684 Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer
1701 Nikolaj Eigtved, Danish architect (Christiansborg Castle)
1732 Johann Baptiste Hagenauer, Austrian sculptor (Mariens„ule)
1741 Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer
1742 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer
1757 George Vancouver, surveyed Pacific coast from SF to Vancouver I
1763 Etienne-Nicolas M‚hul, French organist/opera composer (Le Jeune Henri)
1796 Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [OS]
1805 Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Il Apostolato Popolare)
1814 James Henry Lane, MC (Union), died in 1866 [or Jul 28 1833]
1824 Frederic Louis Ritter, composer
1830 Theodor Leschetizky, composer
1837 Paul Morphy, US, greatest chess player so far, champ (1857-61)
1837 Paul Morphy, New Orleans, greatest chess player of all time (1857-61)
1837 Paul Morphy, US, greatest chess player so far, champ (1857-61)
1840 Ernest Debes, German cartographer (Baedeker)
1849 Stephen C Massett opens at courthouse as 1st pro entertainer
1855 Sam Morris, Hobart, cricketer (Barbados parents only black Aus player)
1856 Henry Rider Haggard, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn)
1858 Giacomo Puccini, Italian operatic composer
1858 Giacomo Puccini, Italian operatic composer
1859 Frank Heino Damrosch, author/musician/teacher (found Inst of Music)
1860 M. Pieri --1913
1860 M. Pieri --1913
1860 M. Pieri --1913
1860 M. Pieri --1913
1860 M. Pieri --1913
1864 H. Minkowski --1909
1864 H. Minkowski --1909
1864 H. Minkowski --1909
1864 H. Minkowski --1909
1864 Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician
1864 H. Minkowski --1909
1869 Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch premier (AR 1933-39)
1882 Jan H F Gr”nloh ("Nescio"), Dutch writer (De Uitvreter, Titiaantjes)
1883 Jose Rolon, composer
1887 Sir Julian Huxley, biologist and philosopher of science
1887 Albert PAA Besnard, Dutch poet/journalist (Uprising & Remorse)
1887 Julian S Huxley, London, biologist/philosopher, Darwin's Bulldog
1887 Sir Julian Huxley, biologist and philosopher of science
1891 Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (White Enemy)
1891 Harry Seymour, NY, actor (Boy Meets Girl, Tenderfoot)
1893 Aaro A Hellaakoski, Finnish geographer/poet (J„„peili)
1893 Osvald Chlubna, composer
1896 Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea)
1897 Norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization)
1898 Erich Maria Remarque, novelist (All Quiet on the Western Front)
1898 Erich Maria Remarque, novelist (All Quiet on the Western Front)
1898 R M Remarque, writer
1898 Erich Maria Remarque, novelist (All Quiet on the Western Front)
1899 Dorothy Devore, Ft Worth TX, actress (Narrow Street, Senior Daredevil)
1899 Michal Kalecki, Polish economist
1900 Jennie Tourel, St Petersburg Russia, mezzo-soprano (Met Opera 1943-47)
1901 Jack Whiting, Phila Pa, actor/singer (Marge & Gower Champion Show)
1901 Naunton Wayne, Wales, actor (Quartet, Hidden Room, Double Confession)
1902 Arnold J d'Ailly, dir (Nederlandsche Bank)/mayor (Amsterdam, 1946-56)
1902 David Burns, actor (Music Man, Hello Dolly!)
1903 Carl Hubbell, pitcher (NY Giants)-253 wins, 2.97 lifetime ERA
1905 Walter Leigh, composer
1906 Billy Wilder, film director
1906 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, author/aviator, Charles' wife
1906 Billy Wilder, Vienna, dir (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17)
1906 Richard Fanshawe, England, equestion 3 day event (Olympic-bronze-1936)
1906 Billy Wilder, film director
1907 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American aviator/author (Gift from the Sea
1907 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, aviator/author (Gift from the Sea)
1907 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American aviator/author (Gift from the Sea
1908 George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher
1909 Katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather)
1909 Mike Todd, [Avrom Goldbogen], US director (80 days)
1910 Peter Pears, Farnham England, tenor (Death in Venice)
1911 Guus Jansen, jazz pianist (Net als Toen)
1911 Marie Philipsen-Braun, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1928)
1912 Vit Nejedly, composer
1913 Wladyslaw Sila-Nowicki, Poland, lawyer (Solidarity)
1914 Lilo Hardel, writer
1918 Richard Eastham, Opelousas LA, actor (Not With My Wife) [or Jan 22]
1920 Chandrasekhar Sarwate, cricketer (batted in 9 Tests for India 1946-52)
1920 Gladys Marea Hartman, athletics Administrator
1920 Paul Frees, Chicago Ill, animation voice (Bullwinkle)
1921 Joseph Papp
1921 Joseph Papp
1921 Joseph Papp
1921 Joseph Papp
1921 Joseph Papp
1921 Barbara F Vucanovich, (Rep-R-NV, 1983- )
1921 Gower Champion, choreographer (42nd Street, Showboat)
1921 Joseph Papp, Bkln, stage producer/director (Pirates of Penzance)
1922 Bill Blass, Ft Wayne Ind, fashion designer (Nancy Reagan)
1923 Jimmy Cameron, cricketer (brother of John WI batsman 1948-49)
1926 Ruth Zechlin, composer
1929 Ralph Waite, White Plains NY, actor (Cool Hand Luke, 5 Easy Piece)
1931 Henk Vonhoff, Dutch politician (VVD)
1932 Michael Horvit, composer
1933 Dianne Feinstein, 1st female mayor of SF/(Sen-D-Ca)
1934 Arthur Miller, legal reporter
1935 V V Kumar, cricketer (useful Madras leggie who only played 2 Tests)
1936 Kris Kristofferson
1936 Kris Kristofferson
1936 Kris Kristofferson
1936 Kris Kristofferson
1936 Kris Kristofferson
1936 Kris Kristofferson, Brownsville TX, singer/actor (Amerika, Millenium)
1936 Verne Allison, singer (Dells-Open Up My Heart)
1938 Andrew Brown, film Producer
1940 Abbas Kiarostami, author/director (Under the Olive Trees, Close Up)
1941 Ed Bradley
1941 Ed Bradley
1941 Ed Bradley
1941 Ed Bradley
1941 Ed Bradley
1941 Ed Bradley, Phila, CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes)
1941 Michael Lerner, Brooklyn NY, actor (8 Men Out, Harlem Nights)
1942 Margreet M H Kamp, Dutch MP (VVD)
1942 Toyohiro Akiyama, Japan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-11)
1943 Jimmy Castor, NYC, rocker/sax (Troglodyte, Jimmy Castor Bunch)
1944 Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austria, actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)
1944 Michael Obst, German FR, coxsman (Olympic-gold-1960)
1944 Peter Asher, London, singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love)
1944 Steve Weber, guitarist, (Rounders-Holy "Boobs" Modal)
1945 Howard Kaylan, rocker (Flo & Eddie/Turtles-Happy Together, Eleanor)
1946 Andrew Rubin, New Bedford Mass, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22]
1947 David L Lander, Bkln NY, actor (Squiggy-Laverne & Shirley)
1947 Don Henley, drummer/singer (Eagles, Boys of Summer)
1947 Murray Webb, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 3 Tests, 4 wkts at 117 75)
1947 Octavia E[stelle] Butler, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed)
1948 Nolan Clarke, cricketer (Barbados bat 1970-77, later Holland stalwart)
1948 "Pistol" Pete Maravich, NBA star (Atlanta Hawks)
1948 Sue Roberts, LPGA golfer
1948 Todd Rundgren, Upper Darby PA, singer/guitarist (Hello it's Me)
1949 Lindsay Wagner
1949 Meryl Streep
1949 Lindsay Wagner
1949 Meryl Streep
1949 Lindsay Wagner
1949 Meryl Streep
1949 Lindsay Wagner
1949 Meryl Streep
1949 Lindsay Wagner
1949 Meryl Streep
1949 Alan Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)
1949 Gary Moffet, Montreal, rock guitarist (April Wine)
1949 Larry Junstrom, rock bassist (.38 Special)
1949 Lindsay Wagner, LA Ca, actress (Bionic Woman, Paper Chase, Nighthawks)
1949 Meryl Streep, NJ, actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice)
1950 Murphy Cross, Harve de Grace Md, actor (Phyl & Mikhy, Perfect)
1953 Cyndi Lauper
1953 Cyndi Lauper
1953 Cyndi Lauper
1953 Cyndi Lauper
1953 Cyndi Lauper
1954 Freddie Prinze
1954 Freddie Prinze
1954 Freddie Prinze
1954 Freddie Prinze
1954 Freddie Prinze
1954 Amparo Mu¤oz, Malgra Spain, Miss Universe (1974)
1954 Bobby Valentino, rocker (Fabulous Poodles)
1954 Charles T Canady, (Rep-R-Florida)
1954 Chris Lemmon, actor (Brothers & Sisters, Richard-Duet) [or Jan 22]
1954 Freddie Prinze, NYC, comedian/actor (Chico & the Man)
1955 LeAnn Cassaday, LPGA golfer
1956 Derek Forbes, rocker (Simple Minds-Water Front)
1956 Green [Gartside], rock vocalist (Scritti Politti-Flesh & Blood)
1956 Tim Russ, Wash DC, actor (Tuvoc-Star Trek Voyager)
1957 Garry Beers, Sydney Australia, rocker (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt)
1957 John Ryder, rock bassist (Face To Face)
1957 Nick Santagata, jockey
1958 Bruse Campbell, actor (Army of Darkness)
1960 Colleen Devine, San Gabriel Cal, actress (Irreconcilable Differences)
1960 Tracy Pollan, NYC, actress (Family Ties)/aka Mrs Michael J Fox
1961 Bobby Gillespie, rocker (Primal Scream)
1961 Jimmy Somerville, Glasgow Soctland, rocker (Bronski Beat, Communards)
1962 Clyde "Glide" Drexler, NBA Guard (Houston Rockets, Port Trailblazers)
1962 Ruby Turner, rocker (No Where to Run)
1963 Anne-Marie Ruddock, rocker (Amazulu-Excitable)
1963 Randy Couture, Everett Wash, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olymp-96)
1964 Amy Brenneman, New London Ct, actress (Janice-NYPD Blue)
1964 Greg Anderson, NBA forward/center (San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks)
1964 Kevin Sargeant, rocker (Thrashing Doves-Reprobate's Hymm)
1964 Mark Royals, NFL punter (New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions)
1964 Mike Edwards, British rock vocalist (Jesus Jones-Devil you Know)
1964 Nico Jalink, Dutch soccer player (Sparta, NAC)
1965 Tommy Cunningham, rocker (Wet Wet Wet-Wishing I Was)
1966 Camille Benjamin, Cleveland Ohio, tennis star
1966 Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, English baron/multi-millionaire
1966 Meyrick Pringle, cricket pace bowler (South African)
1966 Paul Randolph, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1967 Al Carlay, Manila Philippines, US fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1967 Eric Green, NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens)
1967 Mark van Hintum, soccer player (Willem II)
1968 Darrell Armstrong, NBA guard (Orlando Magic)
1968 Paula Irvine, Hollywood Calif, actress (Lily Blake-Santa Barbara)
1969 Derek Russell, NFL wide receiver (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1970 Anne "Annie" Summertime Kakela, US rower (Olympics-4th-96)
1970 David Frisch, NFL tight end (NE Patriots)
1970 Rastko Cvetkovic, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
1971 Brant Brown, Porterville CA, infielder (Chic Cubs)
1971 Laryssa Biesenthal, Walkertown Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
1973 Carson Daly
1973 Carson Daly
1973 Carson Daly
1973 Carson Daly
1973 Carson Daly
1973 Benjamin Fairbrother, CFL offensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1973 Cory Alexander, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
1973 Lacy Goranson, Evanston Ind, actress (Becky-Roseanne)
1974 Mark Wetges, Walnut Creek Calif, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1974 Nicole Juvan, Essex Junction Vermont, Miss America-Vermont (1997)
1981 Lisa Moro, Victoria Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

Events


431 Council of Ephesus (3rd ecumenical council) opens
816 Pope Stephen IV, [V] elected to succeed Leo III
1342 Bilbo Baggins returns to his home at Bag End, (Shire Reconning)
1377 Richard II succeeds Edward III as king of England
1476 Battle at Morat/Murten: Charles the Stout invades Switzerland
1497 Antitax insurrection in Cornwall suppressed at Blackheath
1533 Ferdinand of Austria & Sultan Suleiman sign peace treaty
1559 Jewish quarter of Prague burned & looted
1596 Cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java
1611 Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay during mutiny.
1611 Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay during mutiny.
1611 Henry Hudson & son set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers
1633 Galileo Galilei forced to recant Earth orbits Sun by Pope (but on Oct 31, 1992, Vatican admits it was wrong)
1675 Royal Greenwich Observatory established in England by Charles II.
1675 Royal Greenwich Observatory established in England by Charles II.
1675 Royal Greenwich Observatory established in England by Charles II
1740 King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press
1745 Bonnie Prince Charles sails to Scotland
1772 Slavery is outlawed in England.
1772 Slavery is outlawed in England.
1772 Slavery outlawed in England
1774 English parliament accepts Quebec Act
1775 First Continental currency authorized
1775 First Continental currency authorized
1775 1st Continental currency issued ($3,000,000)
1799 England & Russia decide to invade Bataafse Republic
1807 British board USS Chesapeake, leading to the War of 1812.
1807 British board USS Chesapeake, leading to the War of 1812.
1807 British board USS Chesapeake, a provocation leading to War of 1812
1808 Zebulon Pike reaches his peak, it was all downhill after that.
1808 Zebulon Pike reaches his peak, it was all downhill after that.
1808 Zebulon Pike reaches his peak
1812 Napoleon's Grand Army invades Russia
1814 1st match at the present Lord's, MCC v Herefordshire
1815 2nd abdication of Napoleon (after Waterloo)
1832 John Howe patents pin manufacturing machine
1847 The doughnut is invented.
1847 The doughnut is invented.
1847 Doughnut created
1848 Barnburners (anti-slavery) party nominates Martin Van Buren for Pres
1849 Stephen C Massett opens courthouse using only piano in Calif
1851 Fire destroys part of SF
1864 Battle of Ream's Station, VA (Wilson's Raid)
1864 Skirmish at Culp's (Kulp's) House, Georgia
1865 1st class cricket debut of Dr W G Grace
1868 Arkansas re-enters US
1870 1st Boardwalk in America invented
1870 Congress creates Department of Justice
1873 Prince Edward Island joins Canada
1874 Dr Andrew T Sill, of Macon Missouri, finds science of osteopathy
1874 Game of lawn tennis introduced
1875 Garonne Flood: great damage in Verdun & Toulouse, kills about 1,000
1889 Louisville Colonels set ML baseball record with 26th consecutive loss
1893 British fleet under vice-admiral George Tryon leaves Beirut
1894 Harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner
1906 Hakon VII crowned king of Norway
1910 First passenger carrying airship, the Zeppelin "Deutscheland".
1910 First passenger carrying airship, the Zeppelin "Deutscheland".
1910 1st airship with passengers sets afloat-Zeppelin Deutscheland
1911 King George V of England crowned
1911 King George V of England crowned
1911 King George V of England crowned
1915 BMT, then Brooklyn Rapid Transit, begins subway service
1918 32nd US Womens Tennis: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory beats E E Goss (64 63)
1918 Circus train rammed by troop train kills 68 (Ivanhoe Illinois)
1921 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:40.2)
1925 Spain & France fight Morocco
1926 Cardinals pick up 39-year-old Grover Alexander on waivers from Cubs
1929 Mel Ott (Giants) homers off Leo Sweetland (Phillies) in doubleheader
1930 Lou Gehrig hits 3 HRs in a game, Ruth hits 3 in doubleheader
1931 RVU, Radio-Volks-University, forms
1932 NL, finally approves players wearing numbers
1933 German social-democratic party (SPD) forbidden
1936 Harry Froboess dives 110 m from airship into Bodensee & survives
1936 Virgin Islands receives a constitution from US (Organic Act)
1937 Joe Louis KOs James J Braddock in 18 for heavyweight boxing title
1938 Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of 1st round at Yankee Stadium
1939 Future Queen Elizabeth of England meets future husband Philip
1940 France falls to Nazi Germany; armistice signed, France disarms
1940 SS rounds up 31 German/Polish/Dutch Jews in Roermond Neth
1941 Estonians starts armed resistance against Soviet occupation
1941 Finland invades Karelia
1941 Germany attacks the Soviet Union & occupies the Baltic states
1941 Germany, Italy & Romania declares war on Soviet Union during WW II
1941 Michael Gerasimov opens grave of Tamerlan "Lenk"
1941 President Roosevelt signs "GI Bill of Rights"
1942 Japanese submarine in mouth of Columbia River, Oregon
1942 Jewish Brigade attached by British Army in WW II, forms
1943 WEB DuBois becomes 1st Black member of National Institute of Letters
1944 FDR signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act)
1944 FDR signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act)
1944 British 14th army frees Imphal Assam
1944 FDR signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act)
1944 Longest shut out in Phillies history, Phils beat Braves 1-0 in 15 inn
1944 Boston Brave Jim Tobin 2nd no-hitter of yr beats Phils, 7-0 in 5 inn
1946 Alec Bedser takes 7-49 v India on 1st day of his 1st Test cricket
1946 Bill Veeck purchases Cleveland Indians
1947 12" rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO)
1947 Ewell Blackwell just misses pitching back-to-back no-hitters (9th inn)
1949 Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title
1951 Gene Rayburn & Dee Finch show premieres on NBC radio
1954 Congress passes revised organic act for Virgin Islands
1955 Antonio Segni forms govt in Italy
1955 US air patrol plane shot down above Bering sea
1957 KC stops using streetcars in it's transit system
1958 Game in KC between A's & Red Sox delayed 29 minutes due to tornado
1958 Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1959 "Along Came Jones" by Coasters peaks at #9
1959 "Class" by Chubby Checker peaks at #38
1959 Eddie Lubanski bowls 2 consecutive perfect games
1959 Most Phillies strike out in a game (16 by Sandy Koufax)
1959 Shunryu Suzuki completes his historical Japan to SF voyage
1959 Vanguard SLV-6 launched for Earth orbit (failed)
1961 Mo‹se Tsjombe freed from prison in Congo
1961 Beatles record Aint She Sweet, Cry for a Shadow, When the Saints Go Marching In, Why, Nobody's Child & My Bonnie, in Hamburg
1962 1st test flight of Hoovercraft
1962 French Boeing 707 crashes at Guadeloupe, 113 killed
1963 "Little" Stevie Wonder (13) releases "Fingertips"
1965 Freddie Trueman ends his Test cricket career, v NZ at Lord's
1966 "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" opens
1968 "Here Come Da Judge" by The Buena Vistas peaks at #88
1969 Aretha Franklin arrested in Detroit for creating a disturbance
1969 Cleveland's Cuyahgo River catches fire
1969 Susie Berning wins LPGA Pabst Ladies' Golf Classic
1970 Pres Nixon signs 26th amendment (voting age lowered to 18)
1970 Supreme Court ruled juries of less than 12 are constitutional
1970 WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) suspends broadcasting
1972 "Man of La Mancha" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 140 performances
1973 Dutch High Council stops fluorine addition to drink water
1973 George Harrison releases "Living in the Material World"
1973 Skylab 2's astronauts land
1975 Betsy Cullen wins LPGA Hoosier Golf Classic
1976 "Godspell" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 527 performances
1976 SD Padre pitcher Randy Jones ties record of 68 innings without a walk
1977 Former AG John Mitchell starts 19 months in Alabama prison
1977 Walt Disney's "Rescuers" released
1978 The planet Pluto's partner, Charon, is discovered.
1978 The planet Pluto's partner, Charon, is discovered.
1978 James Christy's discovery of Pluto's moon Charon announced
1978 Neo-Nazis call off plans to march in Jewish community of Skokie, Ill
1978 Pluto's satelite Charon, is discovered
1979 Larry Holmes TKOs Mike Weaver in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1979 Little Richard quits rock & roll for religious pursuit
1979 Pro Football Researchers Association forms (Canton Ohio)
1980 Jim King begins riding Miracle Strip Roller coaster 368 hours
1980 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1981 2 Habash terrorists attack a travel agency in Greece killing 2
1981 Iran president Bani Sadr deposed
1981 John McEnroe exhibits a disgraceful act of misbehavior at Wimbledon
1981 Mark David Chapman pleads guilty to killing John Lennon
1982 Manhattan institutes bus-only lanes
1982 Pete Rose gets his 3,772nd hit, moves past Aaron into 2nd place
1982 Prince Chuck & Lady Di take Prince William home from hospital
1982 Susan Lea Hammett, of Miss, 18, crowned 25th America's Junior Miss
1983 First time a satellite is retrieved from orbit, by Space Shuttle.
1983 First time a satellite is retrieved from orbit, by Space Shuttle.
1983 "Monty Python's The Meaning of Life," released in France
1983 1st time a satellite is retrieved from orbit, by Space Shuttle
1983 NHL institutes a 5 minute sudden death overtime period
1984 Calvin Griffith signs letter of intent to sell ownership of Twins
1984 Carl Pohlad becomes CEO of Minn Twins
1984 Jolande van de Meer swims Dutch record 800 m freestyle (8:39.30)
1984 Joseph Luns resigns as secretary-general of NATO
1985 "Grind" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 79 performances
1985 "Smuggler's Blues" by Glenn Frey peaks at #12
1986 Judy Dickinson wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1986 Pirate Radio Euro Weekend (Holland) begins transmitting
1986 Spain's premier Gonzalez' Socialist Party wins elections
1987 Tom Seaver retires after 3rd try with NY Mets
1990 Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium
1990 Braves replace manager Russ Nixon with GM Bobby Cox
1990 Florida passes a law prohibits wearing a throng bathing suit
1990 Longest game in Toronto, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-7 in 15 inns
1991 "I Hate Hamlet" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 88 perfs
1991 Quebec Nordiques pick Eric Lindros #1 at NHL entry draft
1991 Underwater volcano, Mount Didicas, erupts in Philippines
1992 2 skeletons excavated in Yekaterinburg IDed as Czar Nicholas II & wife
1992 Supreme Court rules "hate crime" laws violated free-speech rights
1993 NY Met Anthony Young ties record of 23rd straight lose
1993 Wilson Pickett plead guilty to auto assault due to drunk driving
1994 48th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3
1994 Ken Griffey Jr breaks Ruth's record for most HRs by end of June (31)
1994 Mets reliever John Franco sets lefty save mark at 253
1994 US beats Colombia 2-1 in 1994 soccer world cup (1st win since 1950)
1996 29th Curtis Cup: Great Britain & Ireland, 11«-6«
1996 Michael Moorer beats Axel Shultz in 11 for IBF heavywgt boxing title
1996 Saurav Ganguly scores 131 at Lord's on Test cricket debut
1997 Ernie Els wins golf's Buick Classic
1997 Nationwide Senior Golf Championship
1997 Penny Hammel wins LPGA Rochester International
1997 World Bowl: Barcelona Dragon beat Rhein Fire, 38-24

That's all for today.

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