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Saturday, January 13, 2018.



Birthdays


1381 St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)
1406 Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)
1505 Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)
1596 Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter
1616 Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic
1628 Charles Perrault, France, lawyer/writer (Mother Goose)
1674 Prosper Jolyot de Cr‚billon, French poet (Atr‚e et Thyeste)
1683 Johann Christoph Graupner, German composer
1690 Gottfried Heinrich Stolzel, composer
1727 Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer
1734 Luca Sorkocevic, composer
1778 Anton Fischer, composer
1788 Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer
1802 Eduard von Bauernfeld, Vienna, comedic playwright
1807 Napoleon Bonaparte Buford, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1808 Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)
1812 Humphrey Marshall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1872
1815 William Henry French, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881
1824 Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer
1832 Horatio Alger, Jr., American clergyman, author of boys' books
1832 Horatio Alger, Jr., American clergyman, author of boys' books
1834 Horatio Alger Jr, Revere Mass, author (Lost at Sea, Work & Win)
1835 Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian jurist/minister of the Interior
1850 Leon Francis Victor Caron, composer
1859 Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)
1859 Kost¡s Palam s, Greek poet/scholar (Flogera tou Bas¡lia)
1864 Wilhelm K W Wien, German phyicist (Nobel 1911)
1866 Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer
1869 Emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist
1870 Henryk Opienski, Polish composer/conductor (St Moniuszko)
1874 Jozef E van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechlin
1876 L.P. Eisenhart --1965
1876 L.P. Eisenhart --1965
1876 L.P. Eisenhart --1965
1876 L.P. Eisenhart --1965
1876 L.P. Eisenhart --1965
1884 Sophie Tucker
1884 Sophie Tucker
1884 Sophie Tucker
1884 Sophie Tucker
1884 Sophie Tucker
1884 Johannes Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie, novel from the Jordan)
1884 Sophie Tucker, [Kalish], Russia, singer/last of red hot mammas
1885 Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)
1892 Paul Smart, US, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1948)
1893 Clarke Ashton Smith, US, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds, Genius Loci)
1893 Jan Evangelista Zelinka, composer
1895 Anton Betzner, writer
1895 Fortunio Bonanova, Palma de Mallorca Spain, opera singer
1898 Pedro DE Teixeira de Mattos, Dutch diplomat
1900 Yasuji Kiyose, composer
1903 Kay Francis, [Katherine E Gibbs], Okla City, actress (False Madonna)
1904 Richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew)
1905 Percy Humphrey, musician
1906 Maxime Jacob, composer
1907 Sabine Zlatin, nurse
1909 Danny Barker, jazz guitarist
1909 Marinus van der Lubbe, Dutch communist
1911 Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier (Queensland)
1913 Jeff Morrow, NYC, actor (Bart-Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising)
1913 Ralph Edwards, Merino Colo, TV host (This is Your Life)
1915 Edward Frederick Weston Goodman, property developer
1916 Bella Lewitsky, choreographer
1916 Osa Massen, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Jack London, Rocketship XM)
1917 Felix Guerro Diaz, composer
1918 Lester Sill, pioneer music publisher/record producer
1918 Steve Dunne, Northampton Mass, actor (Professional Father)
1918 Ted Willis, prolific English screenwriter (It's Great to be Young)
1919 Robert Stack
1919 Robert Stack
1919 Robert Stack
1919 Robert Stack
1919 Robert Stack
1919 Army Archerd, Hollywood columnist/TV host (Movie Game)
1919 Robert Stack, LA Calif, actor (Eliot Ness-Untouchables, Airplane)
1923 Danil Shafran, cellist
1923 Jack Watling, London, actor (Nanny, Adventure for 2, Naked Heart)
1924 Philip Rawson, artist/teacher
1925 Gwen Verdon
1925 Gwen Verdon
1925 Gwen Verdon
1925 Gwen Verdon
1925 Gwen Verdon
1925 Gwen Verdon, LA, actress/singer/dancer (Cotton Club, Sweet Charity)
1925 Rosemary Murphy, Munich Germany, actress (Margaret-Lucas Tanner)
1926 Carolyn Heilbrun, [Amanda Cross], author (Lady Ottoline's Album)
1926 Pamela M Cunnington, English architect/author (Change of Use)
1928 David Sheiner, NYC, actor (Paul-Mr Novak, Norman-Diana)
1928 Gregory Walcott, Wilson NC, actor (87th Precinct)
1929 Joseph Anthony Pass, guitarist
1929 Wim Bary, Dutch actor/theater director (Nice Boys)
1930 Frances Sternhagen, Wash DC, actress (Outland, Starting Over)
1930 Liz Anderson, rocker
1930 Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer
1931 Charles Nelson Reilly
1931 Charles Nelson Reilly
1931 Charles Nelson Reilly
1931 Charles Nelson Reilly
1931 Charles Nelson Reilly
1931 Charles Nelson Reilly, NYC, actor (Match Game, Ghost & Mrs Muir)
1933 Nurdin Jivraj, Tanzanian/British hotel magnate (Buckingham Intl)
1933 Ron[ald Joseph] Goulart, US, sci-fi author (Deadwalk, Plunder)
1933 Tom B Gola, NBA Hall-of-Famer
1934 Rip Taylor, comedian (Gong Show, $1.98 Beauty Show)
1936 Ami Maayani, composer
1936 Edward R Madigan, (Rep-R-IL, 1973- )
1937 Haj‚ J Schartman, Dutch MP (CDA)
1938 Billy Gray, LA Calif, actor (Bud-Father Knows Best)
1938 Paavo Johannes Heininen, composer
1941 Meinhard Nehmer, German DR, 2 man bobsledder (Olympic-gold-1976)
1943 Richard Moll
1943 Richard Moll
1943 Richard Moll
1943 Richard Moll
1943 Richard Moll
1943 Richard Moll, Cal, actor (Night Court, House, Dungeonmaster, Survivor)
1943 William Duckworth, composer
1945 [Eileen] Joy[ce] Chant [Rutter], UK, sci-fi author (High Kings)
1947 John Lees, England, rock guitarist/vocalist (Medicine Man)
1947 Peter Sundelin, Sweden, yachtsmen (Olympic-gold-1968)
1948 Kenia Jayantilal, cricketer (5 at Kingston 71 his only inns for India)
1948 T Bone' Burnett, rocker
1949 Brandon Tartikoff, TV exec (NBC)
1949 Rakesh Sharma, India, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11)
1952 Cornelius Bumpus, keyboardist (Doobie Bros-Minute by Minute)
1952 Sharon Gabet, Fort Wayne IN, actress (Edge of Night, Another World)
1954 Vicki McCarty, Los Angeles Ca, playmate (Sep, 1979)
1955 Fred White, rocker (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star, Easy Lover)
1955 Jay McInerney, author (Bright Lights, Big City)
1955 Titus M Mafolo, S Afr journalist/ANC-leader
1955 Trevor Rabin, rocker (Yes)
1956 Janet Hubert-Whitten, actress (Vivian Banks-Fresh Prince of Bel Air)
1956 Jay McInerney, writer (Bright Lights, Big City)
1956 Malcolm Foster, rock bassist (Pretenders-Mystery Achievement)
1957 Christina Seufert, Sacraento Calif, diver (Olympic-bronze-1984)
1957 Don Snow, rocker (Squeeze)
1957 Mark Francis O'Meara, Goldsboro NC, PGA golfer (1984 Greater Milw)
1958 Ricardo Acuna, Chile, tennis star
1959 Kevin Anderson, IL, actor (Hoffa, Sleeping with the Enemy)
1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus
1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus
1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus
1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus
1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus
1961 Graham "Suggs" McPherson, Sussex, rock vocalist (Madness-Our House)
1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus, NYC, comedienne (SNL, Seinfeld, Soul Man, Troll)
1961 Kelly Hrudey, Edmonton, NHL goalie (LA Kings)
1961 Kent Hull, NFL center (Buffalo Bills)
1962 Brett Maxie, NFL safety (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
1962 Kevin Mitchell, US baseball outfielder (NY Met, SF Giants, Cin Reds)
1963 Dirk Tazelaar, cricketer (Queensland & Surrey left-arm pace bowler)
1963 Felita Carr, Ft Lauderdale Fl, dance skater (& Komarov-1995 Pac Champ)
1963 Tim Patrick Kelly, Trenton NJ, guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live)
1964 Penelope Ann Miller, LA Ca, actress (Kindergarden Cop) [or Feb 13]
1966 Joseph Harper, Ventura Calif, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1966 Marcus Turner, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Jets)
1966 Patrick Dempsey, Lewiston Me, actor (Mike-Fast Times)
1966 Tabitha Stevens, fictional character (Bewitched)
1968 Kelly Boucher, Calgary Alberta, basketball forward (Olympics-96)
1969 Andre Cason, US runner (world record 50 indoor)
1969 Dan Footman, NFL defensive end (Cleve Browns, Indianapolis Colts)
1969 John Flannery, guard/corner (Dallas Cowboys)
1969 Katarzyna Nowak, Lodz Poland, tennis star (1994 Futures France)
1969 Kevin Foster, US baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
1969 Orlando Miller, Changionola Panama, infielder (Houston Astros)
1969 Robert Wilson, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)
1969 Stephen Hendry, British(?) snookers player
1970 Anne-Marie Goddard, Utrechtum Netherlands, playmate (Jan, 94)
1970 Frank Kooiman, soccer player (Sparta)
1970 Keith Coogan, Palm Springs, actor (Adv in Babysitting, Hiding Out)
1970 Keith Mitchell, Palm Springs Calif, actor (Jeffrey-Waltons, Gun Shy)
1970 Nachi Abe, WLAF tight end (Scotland Claymores)
1971 Elmer Dessens, Hermosillo Mexico, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)
1972 Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)
1972 Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pitts Steelers)
1972 Nicole Eggert, Glendale Calif, actress (Charles in Charge, Baywatch)
1972 Richard Woodley, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
1973 Nikolai Khabibulin, Sverdlovsk Rus, NHL goalie (Winnipeg Jets)
1974 Matt Lepsis, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1974 Sergei Brylin, Moscow Rus, NHL center (NJ Devils)
1975 Angela Holbeck, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1976 Gary Brent, cricketer (Zimbabwe ODI pace bowler 1996)
1976 Vaclav Batlik, Costa Mesa Calif, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)

Events


888 Duke Odo becomes king of West-France
1099 Crusaders set fire to Mara Syria
1547 Earl Henry Howard of Surrey sentenced to death
1559 Elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey
1610 Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter
1610 Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter
1610 Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter
1621 Jan Pieterszoon Coen's fleet sets sail to Moluccas (from Jacarta)
1630 Patent to Plymouth Colony issued
1630 Patent to Plymouth Colony issued
1630 Patent to Plymouth Colony issued
1673 Jean Racine's "Mithridate," premieres in Paris
1695 Jonathan Swift ordained an Anglican priest in Ireland
1733 James Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC
1770 De Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris
1785 John Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times
1794 Congress changes US flag to 15 stars & 15 stripes
1830 Great fire in New Orleans thought to be set by rebel slaves
1849 Vancouver Island granted to Hudson's Bay Co
1854 Anthony Foss obtains patent for the Accordion.
1854 Anthony Foss obtains patent for accordion
1854 Anthony Foss obtains patent for the Accordion.
1854 Anthony Foss obtains patent for accordion
1854 Anthony Foss patents accordion
1863 Chenille manufacturing machine patented by William Canter, NYC
1863 Thomas Crapper pioneers one-piece pedestal flushing toilet
1865 -Jan 15th] BBT & CPT Ft Fisher, NC
1869 Colored National Labor Union, 1st Black labor convention
1869 National convention of black leaders meets in Wash DC
1873 P B S Pinchback relinquishes office at Louisiana governor
1874 Battle between jobless & police in NYC, 100s injuried
1874 US troops land in Honolulu to protect the king
1882 Richard Wagner completes his opera "Parsifal"
1883 Fire in circus Ferroni in Berditschoft Poland kills 430
1883 Henrik Ibsen's "En Folkefiende," premieres in Oslo
1888 National Geographic Society founded (Washington, DC)
1893 British Independent Labor Party forms (Keir Hardie as its leader)
1894 Revolution in Sicily crushed by government troops
1895 Oscar Wilde's "Ideal Husband," premieres in London
1898 Emile Zola publishes his open letter (J'accuse) in defense of Dreyfus
1902 Textile workers strike in Enschede Neth till June 1
1906 1st radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American) claimed to receive signals up to one mile
1908 French pilot Henry Farman is 1st European to fly roundtrip
1908 Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers sweep Ottawa Victorias in 2 games
1910 JM Synge's "Deirdre of the Sorrows," premieres in Dublin
1911 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Die Ratten," premieres in Berlin
1911 Roald Amundsens anchors at Walvis Bay
1911 South Africa's 1st win over Australia, at Adelaide
1912 -40øF (-40øC), Oakland, Maryland (state record)
1914 IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia
1915 Earthquake in Avezzano Italy kills 29,800
1915 W Churchill presents plan for assault on Dardanelles
1919 Dutch Soccer team OSV forms
1920 NY Times Editorial says rockets can never fly.
1920 NY Times Editorial says rockets can never fly.
1920 NY Times editorial (falsely) reports rockets can never fly
1922 Buck Weaver, a Black Sox, applies unsuccessfully for reinstatement
1922 Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments ended
1922 WHA-AM in Madison WI begins radio transmissions
1924 Nationalist Wafd-party wins Egyptian parliament elections
1927 US & Mexico battle over oil interests
1929 Humanist Society established, Hollywood Calif
1930 Mickey Mouse comic strip first appears
1930 Mickey Mouse comic strip first appears
1930 "Mickey Mouse" comic strip 1st appears
1935 Plebiscite in Saar, indicates a desire (90.3%) to join Nazi Germany
1939 Belgian premier signs Burgos-treaty for trade relations with Franco
1942 Allied Conference for war trials
1942 German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast
1942 Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies
1942 Interallied war trial conference publishes St James Declaration
1943 British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Casablanca
1943 Hitler declares "Total War"
1943 Russian offensive at Don under general Golikov
1943 US infantry captures Galloping Horse-ridge Guadalcanal
1945 Prokofchev's 5th Symphony premieres in Moscow
1948 1st country music TV show, Midwestern Hayride, premieres on WLW Cin
1949 "Along 5th Avenue" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 perfs
1951 German general F Christian freed early from Dutch prison
1953 Gas explosion in Belgium coal mine kills 14
1953 KOLD TV channel 13 in Tucson, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 Marshal Josip Tito chosen president of Yugoslavia
1954 Milt rule in Egypt; 318 Mohammedan Brotherhood arrested
1954 WEAR TV channel 3 in Pensacola-Mobile, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting
1957 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Allen Tate
1957 Mickey Wright wins Sea Island Golf Open
1957 NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 19-10
1957 Wham-O Company produces the 1st Frisbee
1958 9,000 scientists of 43 nations petition UN for nuclear test ban
1958 US newspaper "Daily Worker" ceases publication
1959 De Gaulle grants amnesty to 130 to Algerian death row convicts
1959 King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence
1962 "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances
1962 Wilt Chamberlain of Warriors scores then NBA-record 73 pts vs Chicago
1963 AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14
1963 NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 30-20
1964 Karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow
1966 1st black selected for pres cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD)
1966 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 Coup in Togo
1967 Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show
1968 "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 293 perfs
1968 "Illya Darling" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 320 perfs
1968 Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam
1968 Minn North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)
1969 Beatles release "Yellow Submarine" album
1971 Apollo 14 launched (what was that about rockets can't fly??)
1971 Apollo 14 launched (what was that about rockets can't fly??)
1971 "Soon" closes at Ritz Theater NYC after 3 performances
1972 Former umpire, now housewife Bernice Gera wins her suit against baseball, initiated on March 15, 1971 to be allowed to umpire
1973 "Tricks" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 8 performances
1973 Efskind skates world record 1000m (1:17.6)
1974 Superbowl VIII: Miami Dolphins beat Minn Vikings, 24-7 in Houston Superbowl MVP: Larry Csonka, Miami, RB
1976 Sarah Caldwell is 1st woman to conduct at NY's Metropolitan Opera House as she led orchestra in a performance of "La Traviata"
1979 Charlie Daniels hosts Volunteer Jam
1979 YMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song
1980 "King of Schnorrers" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 63 perfs
1980 Head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium
1980 Togo's constitution becomes effective
1981 Barbara Sonntag, Colo, crochets record 147 stitches/min for 1/2 hour
1981 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to May Swenson & Howard Nemerov
1981 Islander's Mike Bossy's 15th career hat trick-4 goals
1982 Hank Aaron & Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame
1982 Air Florida 737 took off in a snowstorm, crashes into 14th St Bridge in Washington, DC, & falls into Potomac River, killing 78
1983 AMA urges ban on boxing sites Muhammad Ali's deteriorating condition
1983 Qu‚bec Nordiques play 251st NHL game without being shut out
1984 TV anchor Christine Craft wins $325,000 in her case against KMBC-TV
1985 23rd Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats USA in Nagoya Japan (2-1)
1985 99-yr-old Otto Bucher scores a hole-in-one at Spanish golf course
1985 Blackhawk Doug Wilson failed on 12th penalty shot against Islanders
1985 Cerberal Palsy telethon raises $17,1000,000
1985 Express train derails in Ethiopia, kills at least 428
1986 NCCA institutes eligibility requirements based on college exams
1986 South Yemen Pres Ali Nasser Mohammed's bodyguard shoots opponents
1987 7 top NY Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each
1987 W German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking
1988 LA Dodger/SD Padre Steve Garvey retires
1988 Supreme Court rules (5-3) public school officials have broad powers to censor school newspapers, plays & other expressive activities
1989 "Friday the 13th" virus strikes hundreds of IBM computers in Britain
1989 "Ryan's Hope" ends 13« year run on ABC-TV
1989 Computers across Britain hit by "Friday the 13th" virus
1989 Jerry Parks, Okla defensive back, charged with shooting a teammate
1989 Ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq
1989 Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence
1990 1st elected US black governor inaugurated (Douglas Wilder-Virginia)
1991 12th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 25 awards
1991 42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg South Africa
1991 Phil Mickelson wins PGA Northern Telecom Golf Open
1991 Pres Mario Soares of Portugal re-elected
1991 Soccer stadium riot in Orkney South Africa, at least 40 die
1991 UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar meets with Saddam
1992 Excavation of new ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field) begins
1992 US serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane
1993 STS-54 (Endeavour) launches into orbit
1993 Super Bowl XXVII in Pasadena - Cowboys beat Bills
1994 Italian govt of Ciampi resigns
1994 Tonya Harding's bodyguard, Shawn Eric Eckardt & Derrick Brian Smith arrested & charged with conspiracy in attack of skater Nancy Kerrigan
1995 26 HNL teams unanimously ratify agreement to end NHL strike
1995 America3 becomes 1st all-female crew to win an America's Cup race
1998 "Patti LaBelle On Broadway," opens at St James Theater NYC
1998 CBS pays $4 billion to televise AFC games for 8-years

That's All....

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