CDAY Almanac http://historicevents.win/ondax.php Today in history, birthdays, holidays CDAY 1 Birthdays http://historicevents.win/ondax.php Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)<br> Manuel Cardoso, composer<br> Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer<br> Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)<br> Charles Wesley, composer<br> Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer<br> Sir David Brewster, Scottish physicist, inventor of kaleidoscope<br> Sir David Brewster, Scottish physicist, inventor of kaleidoscope<br> David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)<br> Max von Schenkendorf, German poet<br> Pietro Coppola, composer<br> Hiram Paulding, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1878<br> Grabbe, writer<br> Hector Berlioz in France, composer<br> Hector Berlioz in France, composer<br> Hector Lou Berlioz, C“te-Saint-Andr‚, IsŠre, France, composer (Manqu‚)<br> Alfred de Musset, Paris, writer (Un Caprice, Bettine)<br> Yury Nikolayevich Golitsin, composer<br> Adolf Stoecker, German anti semite/PM<br> Jan Boissevain, Dutch politician/ship owner<br> Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG)<br> Whitney Eugene Thayer, composer<br> Kemal Bey, Turkey, poet/author (Fatherland-1872)<br> Robert Koch, German bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel 1905)<br> Ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist (Courageous Woman)<br> Julian Edwards, composer<br> Georgi V Plechanov, Russian revolutionary theorist<br> Plechanow, writer<br> Annie Jump Cannon, US, stellar spectroscopist (Harvard-classification)<br> Ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer<br> Paul Wegener, German actor/director (Student of Prag)<br> Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, composer<br> Fiorello La Guardia<br> Fiorello La Guardia<br> Fiorello La Guardia<br> Fiorello La Guardia<br> Fiorello La Guardia<br> Fiorello La Guardia, (Mayor-R-NYC, 1933-45)<br> Max Born, Germany, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1954)<br> Paul Kornfeld, writer<br> Leo Ornstein, Kremenchug Russia, composer (Bio in Sonata Form)<br> Georgi K Zjukov, Russian minister of Defense (WW II) [OS-Dec 2]<br> Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet (Barfotabarn)<br> Vera von der Heydt, psychoanalyst<br> Joe Coral, bookmaker<br> Eugen Fink, German philosopher<br> Gilbert Roland, [Luis Alonso], Juarez Mex, actor (Juarez, Barbarosa)<br> Koos van de Griend, composer<br> Birago Diop, Senegalees writer/ambassador (Leurres et Lueurs)<br> Norbert Rosseau, composer<br> Elliott Cook Carter Jr, NYC, composer (Tom & Lily)<br> Robert Grieve, civil servant<br> Nagib Machfus, Egyptian writer (Nobel 1988)<br> Vincent Henry Kemp, poet<br> Carlo Ponti<br> Carlo Ponti<br> Carlo Ponti<br> Carlo Ponti<br> Carlo Ponti<br> Carlo Ponti, Milan Italy, married to Sophia Loren/director (2 Women)<br> Jean Marais, Cherbourgh France, actor (Donkey Skin, Orpheus)<br> Anna van Beers, [Graeve], actress (A Woman like Eve)<br> Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, writer, (Cancer Ward), Nobel 1970<br> Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, writer, (Cancer Ward), Nobel 1970<br> Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russia, writer (Cancer Ward, Nobel 1970)<br> Eddy Firestone, SF Calif, actor (Eddy-Mixed Doubles)<br> Grace Paley, writer (1970 Arts & Letters Award)<br> Peter Birch, Bronx, choreographer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen)<br> Betsy Blair, actress (Marty)<br> Marie Windsor, [Emily Marie Bertelson], Utah, actress (Double Deal)<br> Big Mama Thornton, blues singer (Ball & Chain, Stronger than Dirt)<br> Stein Eriksen, Norway, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1952)<br> Tomas Gutierrez Alea, filmmaker<br> S P "Fergie" Gupte, cricketer (brilliant Indian leg-spinner)<br> Jean-Louis Trintignant, France, actor/director (Man & a Woman, Z)<br> Leonard Friedman, violinist<br> Rita Moreno, actress (West Side Story), in Puerto Rico<br> Rita Moreno, actress (West Side Story), in Puerto Rico<br> Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, leader B-sect/guru of rich<br> Richard Devon, Glendale CA, actor (Battle of Blood Island)<br> Rita Moreno, [Rosa Dolores Alverio], Humacao PR, (West Side Story)<br> Ald r Kov csi, Hungary, pentathelete (Olympic-gold-1952)<br> Anne Heywood, [Violet Pretty], Engl, Miss GB (1949)/actress (Brain)<br> Wynn Irwin, NYC, actor (Lotsa Luck, Sugar Time)<br> Earnest P van Altena, author/interpreter (Chansons van Earnest)<br> Ron Carey, Newark NJ, actor (Barney Miller, Montefuscos, High Anxiety)<br> Salim Durani, cricketer (successful Indian batsman of 60's)<br> Femke Boersma, Dutch actress (Verjaring, Pastorale 1943)<br> Hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister (-1992)<br> Adrian J Vlok, South African NP-minister of Law & Order (1986- )<br> David Gates, Tulsa Ok, rock vocalist (Bread-Baby I'm A Want You)<br> Thomas McGuane, US, writer (Colf Feet, Tom Horn, Missouri Breaks)<br> Tom Hayden, 60's activist/Mr Jane Fonda/(Rep-D-Ca)<br> Max Baucus, (Sen-D-Mont)<br> Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer/conductor<br> Donna Mills<br> Donna Mills<br> Donna Mills<br> Donna Mills<br> Donna Mills<br> Karen Susman, tennis pro (Wimbledon 1962)<br> Donna Mills, Chicago Illinois, actress (Knots Landing, Incident)<br> Brenda Lee<br> Brenda Lee<br> Brenda Lee<br> Brenda Lee<br> Brenda Lee<br> Booker T Jones, US organist (Booker T & MGs-Green Onions) [or Nov 12]<br> Brenda Lee, [Brenda Mae Tarpley], Lithonia Ga, singer (I'm Sorry)<br> David Ashley White, composer<br> Lynda Day George, San Marcos Tx, actress (Casey-Mission Impossible)<br> Robert Pickett, rocker<br> Rick McCosker, cricketer (fine Australian opener 1975-80)<br> Teri Garr, Lakewood Ohio, actress (Mr Mom, Young Frankenstein)<br> Tom Fuccello, Newark NJ, actor (Dave-Dallas)<br> Elizabeth Baur, LA Calif, actress (Fran-Ironside, Teresa-Lancer)<br> Teri Garr<br> Teri Garr<br> Teri Garr<br> Teri Garr<br> Teri Garr<br> Christine Onassis, [Andreadis], NYC, Aristotle's daughter<br> Robert Cochran, Claremont Vt, skier (Olympics-1972)<br> Susan Seidelman, director (Desperately Seeking Susan)<br> Bess Armstrong, Balt Md, actress (Julia-On Our Own, 4 Seasons, Jaws)<br> Ken Wahl, actor (Wanderers, Wise Guys)<br> Peter Isacksen, Dover NH, actor (CPO Sharkey, Jessie)<br> Jermaine Jackson<br> Jermaine Jackson<br> Jermaine Jackson<br> Jermaine Jackson<br> Jermaine Jackson<br> Bradley Dub Bryant, Amarillo TX, PGA golfer (1995 Walt Disney)<br> Jermaine Jackson, Gary Indiana, singer (Jackson 5-ABC)<br> Sylvester Clarke, cricketer (West Indian fast bowler & brick-thrower)<br> Stu Jackson, Reading Pa, NBA coach (NY Knicks (1989-90)<br> Nicki Sixx, San Jose Calif, rock guitarist (M”tley Cre-Girls Girls)<br> Regina Marsikova, Czech, tennis star<br> David Iwasaki-Smith, Warragul VIC, Australasia golfer<br> Jean-Louis Lamarre, La Prairie Que, golfer (Quebec PGA-1982, 85)<br> Tina Gayle, Frankfurt GFR, Cowboy cheerleader/actress (Kathy-Chips)<br> Danny Mijovic, Belgrade Yugo, Canadian Tour golfer (1984 Mexican)<br> Mary Beth Zimmerman, Mt Vernon IL, LPGA golfer (1987 Henredon Classic)<br> Mike Henneman, St Charles MO, pitcher (Texas Rangers)<br> Curtis Williams, rocker<br> Ejo Elburg, Dutch soccer player (Pax, NEC)<br> Kim Linehan, swimmer (1979 1500m World record)<br> Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, German FR, tennis star<br> John Lammers, Dutch soccer player (NAC)<br> Mark Alalmo, actor (Avenging Force)<br> Mark Greatbatch, cricketer (big-hitting NZ opener)<br> Dave Gagner, Chatham, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)<br> Justin Currie, Scottish rock vocalist/bassist (Del Amitri)<br> Thomas Howard, Middletown OH, outfielder (Cin Reds)<br> Jay Bell, Eglin AFB FL, infielder (Pitts Pirates)<br> Laurie Carr, Dallas Tx, playmate (Dec, 1986)<br> Terry Sharpe, rocker (The Adventures, Starjets-Starjets)<br> Davidson Matyczuk, Thunder Bay Ont, golfer (Thunder Bay-1986, 87)<br> Jackie Gallagher-Smith, LPGA golfer<br> Katy Steding, Lake Oswego Oregon, basketball forward (Oly-gold-96)<br> Richard Stemp, cricketer (Yorkshire & England A left-arm spinner)<br> Derek Bell, Tampa Florida, outfielder (Houston Astros)<br> Mark Dailey, Parma Ohio, 1.5k runner<br> Danan Hughes, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)<br> Doug Nussmeier, NFL quarterback (NO Saints)<br> Errict Rhett, NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs)<br> Victoria Fuller, Santa Barbara Calif, playmate (Jan, 1996)<br> Cedric Ihalauw, soccer player (Roda JC)<br> Willie McGinest, NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots)<br> Daniel Alfredsson, Grums Swe, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)<br> Francisco Rodriguez, Brooklyn NY, pitcher (Minn Twins)<br> Robert Robinson, CFL defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)<br> Erin Moorad, Chicago Ill, pairs skater (& Richard Gillam)<br> Luke Casserly, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)<br> Ralph Intranuovo, East York, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)<br> Kevin Devine, cornerback/kick returner (Jacksonville Jaguars)<br> Shareef AbdurRahim, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)<br> Rider Strong<br> Rider Strong<br> Rider Strong<br> Rider Strong<br> Rider Strong<br> Rider Strong, SF Calif, actor (Shawn Hunter-Boy Meets World) General events http://historicevents.win/ondax.php Geminid meteor shower, radiant in Gemini<br> Geminid meteor shower, radiant in Gemini<br> St Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope<br> Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence<br> Duchess Maria van Bourgondi‰ ends Great Privilegie<br> Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem<br> Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino<br> 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)<br> "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna<br> King James II arrested<br> Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)<br> Battle at Frederikshall Norway<br> 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)<br> Voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris<br> France's King Louis XVI went on trial, accused of treason<br> 1st newspaper on Cura‡ao (Cura‡ao Gazette & Commercial Advertiser)<br> Indiana becomes 19th state<br> Indiana becomes 19th state<br> Citizens of Geneva thwarted Savoyard invaders<br> Indiana becomes 19th state<br> 1st dental use of nitrous oxide, Hartford, Ct<br> 1st yacht race across Atlantic Ocean<br> 1st black US gov took office, Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (La)<br> Boston's Bijou Theatre, 1st American playhouse lit exclusively by electricity, 1st performance, Gilbert & Sullivan's "Iolanthe"<br> Victorien Sardous "Fedora," with Sarah Bernhardt, premieres in Paris<br> French Panama Canal company fails<br> 11 fishing ships wash up at Wadden Sea, 22 killed<br> Battle of Magers' fountain - Boer leader Cronj‚ vs Gen Methuen<br> Marconi sends 1st transatlantic radio signal, Cornwall to Nfld<br> British forces under MacDonald & Young march into Tibet<br> 120ø F (49ø C), Rivadavia, Argentina (South American record)<br> British govt of Campbell-Bannerman forms<br> US president Roosevelt attacks abuses in the Congo<br> Frederick Delius' "In a Summer Garden," premieres<br> Colored moving pictures demonstrated at Madison Square Garden, NYC<br> Canadian Football exhibition game played in Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, Hamilton Tigers beat Ottawa Rough Riders, 11-6 before 15,000<br> Stockton Street Tunnel (SF) completed<br> David Lloyd George forms British war govt<br> German-occupied Lithuania proclaims independence from Russia<br> German-occupied Lithuania proclaims independence from Russia<br> 13 black soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot<br> German-occupied Lithuania proclaims independence from Russia<br> Boll weevil monument dedicated in Enterprise, Ala<br> Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Quas Primas<br> Josephine Baker goes up in Amsterdam<br> Queensland win their 1st Sheffield Shield cricket match, v NSW<br> Buenos Aires police thwart an attempt on Pres-elect Herbert Hoover<br> NL Pres John Heydler proposes designated hitter for pitchers<br> Bank of the United States opens in NYC<br> Japan leaves the Golden Standard<br> Brit Statute of Westminster gives complete legislative independence to Canada, Australia, NZ, South Africa, Ireland, Newfndlnd<br> SF's coldest day (27øF) - it snows<br> 1935 All-Star Game is assigned to Cleveland<br> 1st Toronto Maple Leaf penalty shot, Conacher unsuccessful vs Rangers<br> Ford C Frick becomes president of baseball's National League<br> NL votes to permit night baseball (up to 7 games per home team)<br> King Edward VIII marries Mrs Wallis Simpson; abdicates throne Duke of York becomes King George VI<br> 25th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7<br> Italy withdraws from League of Nations<br> NY Giants win NFL championship<br> New anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed<br> Russian general Zhukov warns of German assault<br> Dutch government in London declares war on Italy<br> Germany & Italy declare war on US<br> Giants acquire Johnny Mize from Cards for 3 players & $50,000<br> Japanese attack Wake Island (only failed WW II-landing)<br> Japanese occupy Guam<br> Australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia<br> Surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed<br> Het Parool publishes 1st Captain Rob-strip<br> UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965)<br> UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965)<br> Hank Williams begins to record on Sterling label<br> Spain suspended from UN<br> UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965)<br> "Angel in the Wings" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 308 performances<br> Bob Hilliard/Carl Sigman's musical "Angel in Wings," premieres in NYC<br> Pacific Coast League application for major league status rejected<br> WHEN (now WTVH) TV channel 5 in Syracuse, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting<br> WMC TV channel 5 in Memphis, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting<br> Chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29)<br> Cleveland Browns beat SF '49ers 21-7 in final AAFC championship game<br> WOAI (now KMOL) TV channel 4 in San Antonio, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast<br> Baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract<br> Hindemiths Concerto for clarinet, premieres<br> Joe DiMaggio announces his baseball retirement<br> KTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station<br> Phillies purchase Connie Mack Stadium<br> USS Forrestal christened in Newport News, Va<br> Anti-Russian demonstrates in Stettin & Wroclaw Poland<br> Jerry Lee Lewis weds Myra<br> Upper Volta (now Bourkina Fasso) gains autonomy from France<br> Upper Volta (now Bourkina Fasso) gains autonomy from France<br> 4th (last) Dutch govt of Drees falls<br> Archibald MacLeish's "JB," premieres in NYC<br> Upper Volta (now Bourkina Fasso) gains autonomy from France<br> Yanks trade Marv Thronberry, Don Larsen, Hank Bauer & Norm Seibern for Roger Maris, Kent Hadley & Joe Deaestri<br> Black Sunday - Riot in Algiers, 114 die<br> Coleman/Leigh's musical "Wildcat" with Lucille Ball premieres in NYC<br> Cleveland's Bernie Parrish sets club record for longest interception return with a 92 yard run<br> "Please, Mr. Postman" by Marvelettes, released<br> Adolf Eichmann is found guilty of war crimes, in Israel<br> Elvis Presley's "Blue Hawaii," album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 20 wks<br> JFK provides US miltary helicopters & crews to South Vietnam<br> "Anya" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 16 performances<br> "Yearling" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 3 performances<br> Al Nelson sets NFL record returning missed field goal, 100 yards<br> 6.5 earthquake in West India, 170 killed<br> Beatles' Apple Music signs its 1st group-Grapefruit<br> People's front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) established<br> SST prototype "Concorde" 1st shown (France)<br> KECC (now KECY) TV channel 9 in El Centro, CA (CBS) 1st broadcast<br> US Soccer Football Assoc refuses to let NASL disband<br> Libya adopts constitution<br> John Lennon releases an album that contains songs with word "fuck"<br> Start of the 1st Test match at the WACA, v England<br> Test Cricket debut of Gregory Stephen Chappell<br> Astronauts Cernan & Harrison become 11th & 12th on Moon<br> Jet's Don Maynard becomes all time pro reception leader (632)<br> Houston Astro Caesar Cedino jailed in death of 19 year old woman<br> NA Soccer League awards LA, SF, Seattle & Vancouver franchises<br> Ron Santo becomes 1st to invoke no-trade clause of 10-year-1-club vet<br> West German chancellor Willy Brandt normalizes trade with Czech<br> First Class Mail now costs 13 cents (had been 10 cents).<br> First Class Mail now costs 13 cents (had been 10 cents).<br> 1st class postage rises from 10› to 13›<br> Great Yankee trade getting Willie Randolph, Dock Ellis & Ken Brett from Pirates for George "Doc" Medich<br> Billboard Awards<br> 6 masked men bound 10 employees at Lufthansa cargo area at NY Kennedy Airport & made off with $5.8 M in cash & jewelry<br> Geoff Boycott scores cricket century in a limited-over international<br> Great Britain grants independence to Zimbabwe (Rhodesia)<br> Dirk Wellham scores 100 on 1st-class debut, NSW v Victoria<br> Argentine president/gen Roberto Viola flees<br> Muhammad Ali's 61st & last fight, losing to Trevor Berbick<br> Peru's Javier Perez de Cuellar becomes sec-gen of UN<br> Spacelab I arrives at Kennedy Space Center<br> UN Sec Council chose Javier Perez de Cuellar of Peru as 5th Sec Genl<br> Wash Capitals biggest margin of victory (9) beating Toronto 11-2<br> 1st visit to Lutheran church by a pope (John Paul II in Rome)<br> 72nd Australian Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (61 64 64)<br> Jan Stephens/Fred Couples wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic<br> FidoNet reaches the size of 336 bulletin board systems.<br> FidoNet reaches the size of 336 bulletin board systems.<br> FidoNet reaches the size of 336 bulletin board systems.<br> FidoNet reaches the size of 336 bulletin board systems.<br> FidoNet reaches the size of 336 bulletin board systems.<br> "Doug Henning & His World..." opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 60 perf<br> Mauretania military coup under Col Maawiya Ould Sid'ahmed Taya<br> Computer store owner in Sacramento Calif killed by package bomb<br> Dow Jones closes above 1,500 for 1st time (1,511.70)<br> General Electric acquires RCA Corp & its subsidiary, NBC<br> NHL Record 62 points scored, Edmonton (36) beats Chicago (26) 12-9 & ties record of 21 goals<br> A Bartlett Giamatti becomes president of baseball's National League<br> South Africa censors press<br> Test debut of Carl Hooper, WI v India at Bombay<br> "City of Angels" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 878 performances<br> Mark Davis signs record $3.25 million per year KC Royals contract<br> 13 die in 83 vehicle accident in Chattanooga Tn I-75, due to fog<br> US 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) returns from space<br> United Soviet Socialist Republics(USSR) dissolves after 74 years Maybe we'll get great Russian music composers again? <br> United Soviet Socialist Republics(USSR) dissolves after 74 years Maybe we'll get great Russian music composers again? <br> William Kennedy Smith found not guilty of rape<br> Nor'easter storm hits NY, doing $ Billion worth of damage<br> WNEW AM radio on 1130 in NYC ends transmitting after 58 years<br> 59th Heisman Trophy Award: Charlie Ward, Florida State (QB)<br> Eduardo Frei elected president of Chile<br> Kelly Robbins & Tammie Green wins LPGA Diner's Club Golf Matches<br> Russian troops pull inside Tsjetsjeni‰<br> Thomas O Hicks buys NHL Dallas Stars for $84 million<br> "Sunshine Boys," opens at Lyceum Theater NYC<br> Fed judge orders Microsoft not to bundle IE4 in Windows