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Monday, January 12, 1970.



Birthdays


1483 Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland
1492 Andreas Alicatus, Italian author
1562 Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy
1576 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian
1580 Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)
1588 John Winthrop, 1st governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1588 John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)
1588 Jose Ribera [Lo Spagnoletto], Spanish painter
1588 John Winthrop, 1st governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1599 Adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter
1638 Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)
1665 Pierre de Fermat, French lawyer/mathematician
1674 Reinhard Keiser, composer
1711 Gaetano Latilla, composer
1715 Jacques Duphly, composer
1729 Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1]
1729 Lazzaro Spallanzani, Modena Italy, physiologist
1730 Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer
1737 John Hancock
1737 Brizio Petrucci, composer
1737 John Hancock, patriot (1st to sign Declaration of Independence)
1737 John Hancock
1746 Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Switzerland, educator [OS]
1749 Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat
1751 Ferdinand I, king of Sicily & Naples
1751 Jacob M R Lenz, writer (Das Leidende Weib)
1780 Wilhelm M L de Wette, German exegetist/theologist
1783 Erik Gustaf Geijer, Swedish historian/poet (Natthimmelen)
1792 Robert Patterson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881
1804 Hippolyte Monpou, composer
1807 Jan T Beelen, Dutch/Belgian bible expert
1808 Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer
1810 Ferdinand II, king of Sicily
1814 Jones Mitchell Withers, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1890
1819 Zealous Bates Tower, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1900
1821 Nikolai Afanisev, composer
1825 Joseph Robert Davis, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1826 Charles Cruft, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1832 Richard Waterhouse Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1837 Adolf Jensen, composer
1837 Carlos Troyer, composer
1842 Franois Coppe, French poet
1852 G. Ricci (-Curbastro) --1925
1852 G. Ricci (-Curbastro) --1925
1852 G. Ricci (-Curbastro) --1925
1852 G. Ricci (-Curbastro) --1925
1852 Joseph J C Joffre, French fieldmarshal (Indo China, Marne)
1852 G. Ricci (-Curbastro) --1925
1853 Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro, Italian mathematician (tensor analysis)
1856 John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)
1863 Vivekananda, Calcutta, Hindu religious leader/reformer
1871 Paul Guthnick, German astronomer
1875 Marika Stiernstedt, Swedish author (Ulla Bella)
1876 Jack London, writer (Call of the Wild, The Sea Wolf)
1876 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Venice Italy, composer
1876 Ferenc Molnr, writer
1876 Jack London, writer/socialist (Call of the Wild)
1876 Jack London, writer (Call of the Wild, The Sea Wolf)
1878 Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)
1882 Jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist
1884 Louis Horst, composer
1888 Claude Delvincourt, composer
1890 Mordecai W Johnson, educator
1893 Hermann Goering, propoganda minister (Nazi Germany)
1894 Billy Gilbert, Louisville KY, actor (Paradise Alley, Safari, Rio)
1896 Rex Ingram, Ireland, actor/director (Elmer Gantry, God's Little Acre)
1897 Hendrik J Valk, painter/cartoonist/graphic artist
1898 Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer
1899 Paul H Mller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948)
1900 Vaino Hannikainen, composer
1901 Kurt Jooss, Wrtemburg, Germany, ballet choreographer
1902 Ibn Abdul-Aziz Saud, Kuwait, king (Saudi Arabia)
1902 Ray Teal, Grand Rapids Mich, actor (Sheriff Roy Coffee-Bonanza)
1902 Simon H Spoor, Dutch gen/intelligence officer for Gen MacArthur
1903 Igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist (1st Rus nuclear bomb)
1904 Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist
1906 Henny Youngman, England, comedian (Take my wife please...)
1906 Tex Ritter, Texas, country singer (5 Star Jubilee, Wayward Wind)
1907 Sergei Korolev, scientist
1908 Ben Seijes, Dutch historian (WW II)
1908 Jos Limn, Mexican/US dancer (I, Odysseus)
1909 Mauritz Hugo, Sweden, actor (Atomic Blonde, Road Agent)
1910 Charles Martin, cartoonist
1910 Luise Rainer, Austria, actress (Escapade, Good Earth, Big City)
1910 Patsy Kelly, Bkln, actress (Rosemary's Baby, North Ave Irregulars)
1912 Peter Pooley, broadcaster
1914 Edqard John Gurney, politician
1915 Ernest Armstrong, miner/politician
1915 Frank Annunzio, (Rep-D-IL, 1965- )
1915 Joseph Roy George Ralston, pilot
1915 Martin Agronsky, journalist (1952 Peabody, 1961 DuPont-Columbia)
1916 A P[ieter] W Botha, Orange Free State, president of South Africa
1917 Walter Hendl, West New York NJ, conductor
1920 James Farmer, Marshall, Tex, civil rights leader
1921 John Henry Davis Jr, Smithtown NY, weightlifter (Olym-gold-1948, 52)
1921 Leo Smit, Phila Penn, pianist/composer
1924 Jan Willem Radecker, sculptor/son of John Raedecker
1925 Bill Burrud, Hollywood Calif, host (Safari to Adventure, Animal World)
1925 Laurentiu Profeta, composer
1925 Ralph Legall, cricket wicket-keeper (WI v India 1954)
1926 Ray Price
1926 Ray Price
1926 Ray Price
1926 Ray Price
1926 Ray Price
1926 Morton Feldman, NYC, composer
1926 Ray Price, country singer (Good Times)
1927 Leopold Ahsen, writer
1927 Salvatore Martirano, composer
1928 Lew Gallo, Mt Kisko, actor (12 O'Clock High)
1929 Colin Berry Haycraft, publisher
1930 Glenn Yarborough
1930 Glenn Yarborough
1930 Glenn Yarborough
1930 Glenn Yarborough
1930 Glenn Yarborough
1930 Glenn Yarborough, singer (Limeliters-Honey & Wine, Jubilee)
1930 Jennifer P Johnston, Irish author (Fool's sanctuary)
1932 Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer
1933 Michael Aspel, British talk show host
1934 Burdette Haldorson, US, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)
1935 "Amazing" Kreskin, Montclair NJ, mentalist/telepath
1935 Ron Harper, Turtle Creek Pa, actor (Wendy & Me, Planet of the Apes)
1935 William Lee Gloden, Brewton Al, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys)
1937 Liliana Cavani, Bologna Italy, director (Berlin Affair)
1937 Marie Dubois, Paris France, actress (Wise Guys, Jules & Jim)
1939 Helmut Eisendle, writer
1939 Jacobus M "Jacques" Hamelink, Dutch writer/poet (Cold Unrest)
1940 Dick Motz, cricketer (1st NZer to take 100 Test wickets)
1941 Jaime B Fuster, (Rep-D-PR, 1985- )
1941 Long John Baldry, England, blues vocalist (Don't try to Lay No Boogie)
1942 Vladimir Sergeyevich Kozelsky, cosmonaut (Soyuz 24 backup)
1943 Henri J "Adriaan" Adriaansen, mime/director (Stinging Nettle King)
1943 Ray Manzarek, rock keyboardist (Doors-People are Strange)
1944 Joe Frazier
1944 Joe Frazier
1944 Joe Frazier
1944 Joe Frazier
1944 Joe Frazier
1944 Joe Frazier, Beaufort SC, HW boxer (Olympic-gold-1964)/champ (1968-73)
1944 Vlastimil Hort, Czech/German chess player
1945 Maggie Bell, Glasgow Scotland, rocker
1946 Cynthia Robinson, rock trumpeteer (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
1946 George Duke, San Rafael Ca, rocker
1947 Tom Dempsey, NFL record-holder (longest field goal, 63 yards)
1948 Anthony Andrews, London England, actor (Under the Volcano)
1949 James W Dietz, rower
1949 Wayne Wang, director (Chan is Missing, Slamdance)
1950 Bob McEwen, (Rep-R-OH, 1981- )
1950 Marilyn R Smith, microbiologist
1951 Rush Limbaugh
1951 Rush Limbaugh
1951 Rush Limbaugh
1951 Rush Limbaugh
1951 Rush Limbaugh
1951 Bill Madlock, 4X NL batting champ (Chicago Cubs)
1951 Chris Bell, Memphis Tn, rock guitarist (Big Star)
1951 Drew Pearson, former NFL all-pro receiver
1951 Kirstie Alley, Wichita Ks, actress (Star Trek II, Cheers-Rebecca)
1951 Larry Hoppens, rocker (Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me)
1951 Rush Limbaugh, Girardeau Mo, extreme right radio personality
1952 Ricky Van Shelton, country musician
1954 Howard Stern
1954 Howard Stern
1954 Howard Stern
1954 Howard Stern
1954 Howard Stern
1954 Howard Stern, Roosevelt NY, "Radio's Bad Boy" (WKRK, WYSP, WJFK)
1955 Kirstie Alley
1955 Kirstie Alley
1955 Kirstie Alley
1955 Kirstie Alley
1955 Kirstie Alley
1955 Patty Hayes, LPGA golfer
1959 Per Helmstad Gessle, Sweden, singer (Roxette-Must Have Been Love)
1960 Dominique Wilkins, NBA forward (Atlanta Hawks)
1960 Rob Derksen, Australian baseball head coach (Olympics-1996)
1961 Andrea Carnevale, soccer player (Napoli)
1962 Richie Richardson, cricketer (elegant West Indian batsman 1983-95)
1964 Laura Gildemeister, Argentina, tennis star
1964 Lynne Marie Thurik, Vancouver Wash, Miss Washington-America (1991)
1965 Henry Thomas, defensive tackle (Detroit Lions, New England Patriots)
1965 John Francis, model
1965 Mark Moore, rocker (S'Express-Winter Course)
1966 Craig Parry, Sunshine VIC, Australasia golfer
1966 Linda Ferrando, Italy, tennis star
1967 Farrah Forke, Texas, actress (Dweebs, Mr Rhodes, Disclosure, Heat)
1967 Marco Boogers, Dutch soccer player (RKC, Sparta, West Ham United)
1967 Mike Simms, Whittier CA, outfielder (Houston Astros)
1967 Ulf Dahlen, Ostersund SWE, NHL forward (Team Sweden, San Jose)
1967 Vendela [Kirsebom], Stockholm Sweden, model (Sports Illustrated 1993)
1968 Heather Mills, Aldershot England, model/writer (Out on a Limb)
1968 Vince Buck, NFL safety (NO Saints)
1969 Cam Russell, Halifax, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks)
1970 Jenny Griffith, Burbank Calif, WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1995)
1970 Nigel Wilson, Canadian/US baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins)
1970 Takahiro Ikenoue, WLAF defensive linebacker (Rhein Fire)
1971 Andy Fox, Sacramento CA, infielder (NY Yankees)
1971 Oscar Sturgis, NFL defensive end (Dallas Cowboys)
1971 Scott Burrell, NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Hornets)
1971 Shane Dronett, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos)
1972 Dominique Ross, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
1973 Greg Morton, Milwaukee Wisc, actor (Scarecrow & Mrs King)
1974 Melanie Jayne Chisholm, "Sporty Spice", Widnes, vocalist (Spice Girls)
1975 Melanie Jayne Chisholm
1975 Melanie Jayne Chisholm
1975 Melanie Jayne Chisholm
1975 Melanie Jayne Chisholm
1975 Melanie Jayne Chisholm
1975 Chase Hampton, Okla City Okla, rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why)
1975 Jocelyn Thibault, Montreal, NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens)
1977 Sara Walsh, South Bend In, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1979 Jenny Schmidgall, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
1987 Andrew Lawrence, Phila, actor (Andy Roman-Brotherly Love)
1987 Naya Rivera, actress (Cindy-Fresh Prince of Bel Air)
1988 Andy Lawrence
1988 Andy Lawrence
1988 Andy Lawrence
1988 Andy Lawrence
1988 Andy Lawrence
1996 Sarahi Morales, Mexico, Siamese twin (died on Jan 27, 1996)
1996 Sarah Morales, Mexico, Siamese twin (survived)

Events


Volunteer Fireman Day
Volunteer Fireman Day
1493 Last day for all Jews to leave Sicily
1552 Dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed
1583 Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583)
1598 Pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso
1684 French king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon
1701 Frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar
1701 Parts of Netherlands adopt Gregorian calendar
1723 Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London
1755 Tsarina Elisabeth establishes 1st Russian University
1773 1st US public museum established (Charlestown SC)
1777 Mission Santa Clara de Asis founded in California
1777 Mission Santa Clara de Asis founded in California
1777 Mission Santa Clara de Asis founded in Calif
1806 French evacuate Vienna
1807 Gunpowder-ship explodes in Leiden Neth, 150 die
1809 British take Cayenne (French Guiana) from French (until 1814)
1812 1st cargo arrives in New Orleans by steam, from Natchez
1816 France decrees Bonaparte family excluded from the country forever
1820 Royal Astronomical Society, founded in England
1820 Royal Astronomical Society, founded in England
1820 Royal Astronomical Society founded in England
1836 Battle of Wetumka, Fla
1836 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reach Sydney Australia
1839 Anthracite coal 1st used to smelt iron, Mauch Chunk, Penn
1842 Franciscan nuns begin missionary work on Netherland Antilles
1861 FL state troops demand surrender of Ft Pickens
1863 President Davis delivers his "State of Confederacy" address
1865 -13] Union fleet bombs Fort Fisher NC
1867 Leo Tolstoy's "Smert Ioonna Groznogo," premieres in St Petersburg
1879 British Zulu War begins: Lt-General Chelmsford invades Zululand
1896 1st X-ray photo in US (Dr Henry Smith, Davidson NC)
1900 Freeland Colony founded in US
1903 Harry Houdini performs at Rembrandt theater, Amsterdam
1903 Rhodes Opera House burns in Boyertown Pa, killing 170
1904 Southwest-Africa uprising under Samuel Maherero against German garison
1906 1st time Dow Jones closes above 100 (100.26)
1906 Football rules committee legalizes forward pass
1907 Britain grants responsible govt to former colony of Transvaal
1912 -47F (-44C), Washta, Iowa (state record)
1915 House of Reps rejects proposal to give women right to vote
1916 Britain proclaims Gilbert & Ellice Is colony in Pacific
1918 Montreal Canadien Joe Malone scores 5 goals beating Ottawa 9-4
1920 Annual drafting of baseball players from minor leagues to be done in inverse order of the final standings, agreed to
1921 Kenesaw Mountain Landis becomes 1st commissioner of baseball
1924 History of Science Society organized at Boston
1925 John Howard Lawson's "Processional," premieres in NYC
1928 Philip Barry & Elmer Rice's "Cock Robin," premieres in NYC
1929 Seatrain (RR cars on ships) service begins, New Orleans-Havana
1930 NHL's Boston Bruins win then-record 14th consecutive game
1932 France's Laval govt falls
1932 Hattie W Caraway elected 1st woman senator (D-Ark)
1932 Philip Barry's "Animal Kingdom," premieres in NYC
1933 US Congress recognize independence Philippines
1933 Uprising of Guardia Civil in Spain, 25 dies
1937 Plow for laying submarine cable patented
1942 British troops reconquer Sollum
1942 Dutch troops on Tarakan surrender
1942 National War Labor Board created
1943 Frankfurters replaced by Victory Sausages (mix of meat & soy meal)
1944 Churchill & de Gaulle begin a 2-day wartime conference in Marrakesh
1944 Failed resistance raid on distribution office of Borgerstraat Amsterd
1945 German forces in Belgium retreat in Battle of Bulge
1945 US Task Force 38 destroys 41 Jap ships in Battle of South China Sea
1946 "Polonaise" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 113 performances
1946 Edouardo de Filippo's "Questi Fantasmi!," premieres in Rome
1946 NFL champs Cleveland Rams given permission to move to LA
1948 1st Supermarket in UK opens
1948 Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast
1948 US Supreme Court decision (Sipuel v Oklahoma State Board of Regents)
1949 "Arthur Godfrey & His Friends" premieres on CBS TV
1949 Dutch court affirms death sentence against SS chief Hanns Rauter
1950 Swedish tanker rams British submarine Truculent in Thames, 64 die
1950 USSR re-introduces death penalty for treason, espionage & sabotage
1951 Ezzard Charles TKOs Lee Oma in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1952 NFL Pro Bowl: N Conf beats A Conf 30-13
1952 University of Tennessee admits it's 1st black student
1953 9 "Jewish" physicians arrested for "terrorist activities" in Moscow
1954 Austria's worst avalanche-kills 200; 9hrs later 2nd one-kills 115
1954 Queen Elizabeth II opens NZ parliament
1957 Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded
1958 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
1958 NCAA adds 2 point conversion to football scoring
1958 NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 26-7
1958 Syracuse National Dolph Schayes sets NBA record at 11,770 points
1959 KOED TV channel 11 in Tulsa, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 Sobers & Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wkt v England
1960 Syracuse National Dolph Schayes is 1st NBA'er to score 15,000 points
1961 "Show Girl" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 100 performances
1961 UN genocide pact goes into effect
1963 "Go Away Little Girl" by Steve Lawrence peaks at #1
1963 Spin bowler Bobby Simpson takes 5-57 for Australia v England
1964 NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 31-17
1964 Revolution overthrows Sultan of Zanzibar, 1 month after independence
1965 "Hullabaloo" premieres on NBC-TV
1965 At 10:58 am PST burn up a nuclear rocket in Nevada
1966 "Batman" with Adam West & Burt Ward premieres on ABC TV
1966 12 day NYC transit strike ends
1966 LBJ says US should stay in S Vietnam until communist aggression ends
1966 Red Auerbach wins his 1,000th game as coach of NBA Boston Celtics
1967 Louisville, Ky, draft board refuses exemption for boxer Muhammad Ali
1968 Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd
1968 Nighttime version of "Hollywood Squares" premieres on NBC TV
1969 "Golden Rainbow" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 355 performances
1969 Superbowl III: NY Jets beat Balt Colts, 16-7 in Miami Superbowl MVP: Joe Namath, NY Jets, QB
1970 Biafran War ends, Biafra surrenders to Nigeria
1970 Boeing 747 makes its maiden voyage
1971 "All in the Family" premieres on CBS featuring 1st toilet flush on TV
1971 "Soon" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 3 performances
1971 Congressional Black Caucus organizes
1971 Fed grand jury indicts Rev Philip Berrigan & 5 others, including a nun & 2 priests, on charges of plotting to kidnap Henry Kissinger
1972 Tigers sign a lease to build a $126M domed stadium (doesn't happen)
1974 "Joker" by Steve Miller Band peaks at #1
1974 Libya & Tunisia announces they are merging as "Islamic Arab Republic"
1975 Chrysler Corp offers 1st car rebates
1975 Superbowl IX: Pitts Steelers beat Minn Vikings, 16-6 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Franco Harris, Pittsburgh, RB
1976 UN Security Council votes 11-1 to seat Palestine Liberation Org
1977 "Ipi Tombi" opens at Harkness Theater NYC for 39 performances
1977 Anti-French demonstrations takes place in Israel after Paris released Abu Daoud, responsible 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli athletes
1979 6th American Music Award: Barry Manilow, Linda Ronstadt win
1979 LA's Hillside Strangler, Kenneth Bianchi, arrested in Bellingham
1979 Record blizzard struck midwest killing over 100
1980 Mike Bratz (Phoenix) begins NBA free throw streak of 57 games
1981 "Dynasty" with Joan Collins premieres on ABC-TV
1981 -35F (-37C), Chester, Massachusetts (state record)
1981 Dynasty, a prime time soap opera inspired by Dallas, premieres on ABC
1983 Brooks Robinson & Juan Marichal elected to Hall of Fame
1983 NCAA creates football Kickoff Classic to begin in August
1986 24th Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 7 is launched
1986 24th Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 7 is launched
1986 24th space shuttle (61-C) mission-Columbia 7-launched
1986 Chic Blackhawk Denis Savard scores at 4 seconds of 3rd period
1986 Miami Dolphins win AFC football championship
1987 Britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training
1988 Willie Stargell (Pitts Pirate), elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1989 6 claim to survive in rubble, 35 days after Armenian quake (hoax)
1989 Idi Amin expelled from Zaire
1990 Civil Rights activist Rev Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst Bkln
1990 Romania bans Communist party (1st Warsaw Pact member to do so)
1991 Largest crowd to watch Atlantic Coast Womens Basketball game (11,520)
1991 Melvin Stewart swims world record 200 m butterfly (1:55.69)
1991 US Congress gives George Bush authority to wage war against Iraq
1992 13th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 27 awards
1992 Last building in Gateway area in Cleveland is demolished
1992 US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman
1992 Algeria's general elections canceled after strong gains by Islamic Salvation Front in the 1st round
1993 Doctors announce Pitts Penguin Mario Limeux has Hodgkin's disease
1993 MTV hostess Martha Quinn marries longtime boyfriend Jordan Tarlow
1994 Malcolm X's daughter arrested for plotting Louis Farrakham's murder
1994 Steve Carlton (Phillies) elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1995 Major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe Japan
1995 Murder trial against OJ Simpson, begins in LA
1995 Pope John Paul II begins visit to SE Asia
1996 Russian troops arrived in Bosnia (joint operation with US)
1997 17th United Negro College Fund raises
1997 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of Champions
1997 Chrysler-Plymouth LPGA Tournament of Champions
1997 HAL became operational (2001: A Space Odyssey)
1997 Ice skater Oksana Baiul injured slightly whiled driving intoxicated
1997 Space Shuttle STS 81 (Atlantis 18), launches into space
1997 Tiger Woods wins Mercedes Championships
1997 wins Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament Of Champions

That's All....

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