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Saturday, January 17, 1970.



Birthdays


1342 Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy
1463 Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther
1501 Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)
1504 Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)
1517 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)
1545 Antonio Pace, composer
1574 Robert Fludd, composer
1600 Calderon, writer
1600 Pedro Cald‚ron de la Barca, Spanish poet/dramatist
1612 Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general
1657 Pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized
1659 Antonio Veracini, composer
1683 Gerard van Loon, Dutch historian
1706 Benjamin Franklin
1706 Benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor
1706 Benjamin Franklin
1712 John Stanley, composer
1719 Jean-Joseph Vade, composer
1728 Johann Gottfried Muthel, composer
1732 Stanislaw II August Poniatowski, last king of Poland (1764-95)
1733 Thomas Linley, composer
1734 Fran‡ois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pˆcheurs, Mirza)
1745 Nicolas Roze, composer
1759 Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist
1761 James Hall, Scotland, geologist
1769 Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer
1771 Charles Brockden Brown, father of the American novel.
1771 Charles Brockden Brown, father of American novel (Wieland)
1771 Charles Brockden Brown, father of the American novel.
1806 James Madison Randolph, (Jefferson's grandson) 1st born in White House
1814 Ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey)
1818 Antoine Dorion, (L) joint premier of Canada (1858, 1863-64)
1820 Anne Bronte
1820 Anne Bronte
1820 Anne Bronte
1820 Anne Bronte
1820 Anne Bronte
1820 Anne Bronte, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall)
1828 Lewis Addison Grant, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1918
1834 Wilhelmina J R Albregt-Engelman, Dutch actress/daughter of Mimi Bia
1835 Antanas Baranauskas, Lithuanian bishop/poet/dialectologist
1835 Johan Filip von Schantz, composer
1836 Jose Silvestre de los Dolores White Lafitte, composer
1842 Anton G van Hamel, founder (Roman Philology in Netherlands)
1845 Lucas Lindeboom, Dutch vicar/evangelist (Vredebond)
1850 Alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev, St Petersburg Russia, composer
1853 Alva Vanderbilt Beaumont, women's rights advocate & activist
1857 Eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)
1857 Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann)
1858 Tomas Carrasquilla, Colombian author (Frutos de mi Tierra)
1862 John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher
1863 David Lloyd George, (L-PM-Britain, 1916-22)
1863 Henry Charles Tonking, composer
1863 Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russia, director (Stanislavski Method)
1864 Lucien Herr, France, scientist (Corresp entre Schiller et Schiller)
1873 Fran‡ois Rasse, composer
1876 Olga Fastrova, writer
1877 Hans Jelmoli, composer
1878 Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)
1880 Mack Sennett, created Keystone Kops
1880 Mack Sennett, movie creator (Keystone Kops)
1880 Mack Sennett, created Keystone Kops
1881 Alfred R Radcliffe-Browne, British anthropologist (Andaman Islanders)
1884 Noah Beery, US actor (Mark of Zorro, Sea Wolf)
1885 E Ball-Hennings, writer
1885 Joseph Arendt, Belgian worker's union leader
1886 Glenn Luther Martin, aviator (Collier Trophy-1933)
1886 Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)
1891 Marjorie Gateson, Bkln NY, actress (One Man's Family)
1891 Norman "Squab" Read, US aviator who lived to be 101
1891 Walter Eucken, German economist
1896 Harry Reser, Ohio, orch leader (Sammy Kaye Show)
1897 Nils Asther, Malm” Sweden, actor (Bluebeard, Night Monster)
1899 Al Capone
1899 Al Capone
1899 Al Capone
1899 Al Capone
1899 Al Capone
1899 Al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
1899 Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)
1899 Robert Maynard Hutchins, US, educator/civil libertarian
1899 Roel [Martinus F] Houwink, Dutch literary (1 Man Without Character)
1900 Olga Maria Nicolis di Robilant, patron of the arts
1901 Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer
1902 Geoffrey W Lloyd, British minister of Brandstoffen/Energy (1951-55)
1903 Warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World)
1904 Grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)
1904 Patsy Ruth Miller, actress (Quebec, Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds)
1905 Franz Schmid, Germany, ascended northside of Matterhorn (1931)
1907 Henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes)
1908 Akkineni LV Lakshmi Varaprasada Rao Prasad, producer
1910 Edith S Green, (Rep-D-Ore)
1910 Michael Economides, restaurateur
1911 Hermann Pfrogner, Austria, musicologist (Zerrissene Orpheus)
1911 Luis W Alvarez, US, physicist (sub atomic, Nobel 1968) [or Jun 13]
1912 Orest Alexandrovich Evlahkov, composer
1913 Werenfried [Flip] van Straaten, founder (Oostpriesterhulp)
1913 Yuvraj of Patiala, cricketer (scored 24 & 60 in only Test India v Eng)
1916 Joel Herron, Chicago Ill, orch leader (Jaye P Morgan Show)
1917 Maruthur Gopalan Ramachandran, (MGR), Indian film star, politician
1917 Oskar Morawetz, Svetla Czechoslovakia, composer
1917 Ulyses Simpson Kay, composer
1918 Joseph Walker Barr, banker/politician
1920 Joseph George Handy Hendleman, musician
1920 Nora Kaye, NYC, prima ballerina
1921 Dehl Berti, Pueblo Colo, actor (John Taylor-Guns of Paradise)
1922 Betty White
1922 Betty White
1922 Betty White
1922 Betty White
1922 Betty White
1922 Betty White, Oak Park, actress (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Golden Girls)
1922 Luis Echeverr¡a Alvarez, president Mexico
1923 Onno Molenkamp, Dutch actor (Lifespan, Broken Mirrors, The Lift)
1924 Jewel Plummer Cobb, educator/pres (California State U at Fullerton)
1925 A H Kardar, cricketer (Pak 1st Test capt, prev played for India)
1925 Annie Delorie, Dutch opera singer (Scenes & Arias)
1925 Duane Hanson, US sculptor
1925 Rock Hudson, Winnetka Ill, actor (McMillian & Wife)
1926 Clyde Walcott, cricketer (one of the three W's, later ICC chairman)
1926 Moira Shearer, Dunfermline Scotland, ballerina (Red Shoes)
1926 Richard Michael Hills, comedy script writer
1927 Eartha Kitt
1927 Eartha Kitt
1927 Eartha Kitt
1927 Eartha Kitt
1927 Eartha Kitt
1927 Donald Erb, Youngstown, Ohio, composer
1927 Eartha Kitt, singer/actress (Catwoman-Batman)
1927 Michael Herford Wooller, TV/film producer
1928 Vidal Sassoon
1928 Vidal Sassoon
1928 Vidal Sassoon
1928 Vidal Sassoon
1928 Vidal Sassoon
1928 Jean Barraqu‚, French composer
1928 Ken Archer, cricketer (Australian batsman, 5 Tests early 50s)
1928 Vidal Sassoon, London, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson)
1929 Jacques "Jake the Snake" Plante, Qu‚bec, NHL goaltender (#1)
1930 Bill Benyon, English large landowner/Conservative Lower house leader
1930 Robert Ceely, composer
1931 James Earl Jones
1931 James Earl Jones
1931 James Earl Jones
1931 James Earl Jones
1931 James Earl Jones
1931 Frederick Alfred Fox, composer
1931 James Earl Jones, Miss, actor (Darth Vader, Exorcist II, Soul Man)
1931 L Douglas Wilder, (Gov-D-Va)
1933 Aga Khan, religious leader (Muslims)
1933 Bruno Schroder, British baron/banker/multi-millionaire
1933 Dalida, Cairo, actress/singer, Miss Egypt (The 6th Day)
1933 Sheree North, [Dawn Bethel], LA, actress (Mary Tyler Moore Show)
1933 Yolande Christina Dalida, Cairo Egypt
1934 Shari Lewis
1934 Shari Lewis
1934 Shari Lewis
1934 Shari Lewis
1934 Shari Lewis
1934 Donald Cammell, film director
1934 Shari Lewis, Bronx NY, ventriloquist/puppeteer (Lamb Chop)
1934 Sydney Phillip Hodkinson, composer
1935 Jimmy Powell, Dallas TX, PGA golfer (1990 Southwestern Bell Classic)
1935 Paul O[sborne] Williams, US, sci-fi author (Ends of the Circle)
1936 Jerry Fogel, Rochester NY, actor (Jerry-Mothers-in-Law, White Shadow)
1938 John Bellairs, US, sci-fi author (Chessmen of Doom)
1938 Paul Revere, Harvard Nebraska, pianist (Paul Revere & Raiders)
1939 Antao D'Souza, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in six Tests 1959-62)
1939 Maury Povich, TV host (Current Affair, Maury)/Mr Connie Chung
1939 Toini Gustafson, Sweden, 5K/10K cross country skier (Oly-gold-1968)
1940 H Kipchoge "Kip" Keino, Kenya, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1968, 72)
1940 Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali, South African poet (Fireflames)
1942 Muhammed Ali, who floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee.
1942 Muhammad Ali, [Cassius Clay], heavyweight champ boxer (1964-7 74-8)
1942 Randy Boone, Fayetteville NC, actor (Cimarron Strip, Virginian)
1942 Muhammed Ali, who floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee.
1943 Chris Montez, rocker
1943 Daniel Charles Brandenstein, Watertown Wi, ast (STS 8, 51-G, 32, 49)
1945 William Hart, US singer (4 Gents, Delfonics-I'm Sorry)
1947 Gail Toushin, LPGA golfer
1947 Jane Elliot, NYC, actress (Baby Boom, Gen Hospital, Knots Landing)
1947 Todd Susman, St Louis Mo, actor (Goodnight Beantown)
1947 Ulysses Dove, dancer/choreographer
1948 Alexander "Alec" Erwin, South African worker's union leader
1948 Mick Taylor, rock bassist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
1949 Andy Kaufman
1949 Andy Kaufman
1949 Andy Kaufman
1949 Andy Kaufman
1949 Andy Kaufman
1949 Andy Kaufman, NYC, comedian/actor (Latka Gravas-Taxi)
1949 Debbie Watson, La Mirada Calif, actress (Karen, Tammy)
1951 Rolando Thoeni, Italy, slalom (Olympic-bronze-1972)
1952 Larry Fortensky, former husband of Liz Taylor (7th)
1952 Ryuichi Sakamoto, Jap, rocker (Academy Award 1988, Yellow Magic Orch)
1953 Sheila Hutchinson, rocker
1954 Janet Dykman, Monterey Park Calif, archer (Olympics-1996)
1954 Robert F Kennedy Jr, attorney (Natural Resources Defense Council)
1955 Steve Earle, San Antonio Tx, country singer (Guitar Town)
1956 David Caruso, actor (NYPD Blue, Michael Hayes)
1956 Mitch Vogel, Alhambra Calif, actor (Jamie-Bonanza)
1956 Paul Young, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Every Time You Go Away)
1957 Donna Stone, NJ, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
1958 Jez Strode, rocker (Kajagoogoo)
1959 Susanna Hoffs, actress/rocker (Bangles-Walk Like an Egyptian)
1960 Chili Davis, Kingston Jamacia, outfielder (California Angels)
1960 John Crawford, Palo Alto Ca, bass (Berlin-You Take My Breath Away)
1961 Maia Chiburdanidze, Kutaisi USSR, women's world chess champ
1962 Jim Carrey
1962 Jim Carrey
1962 Jim Carrey
1962 Jim Carrey
1962 Jim Carrey
1962 Jim Carrey, Ontario Canada, actor (Living Color, Dumb & Dumber, Mask)
1964 Jeff Tabaka, US baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1966 Anna Ivan, La Jolla Cal, tennis star
1966 Don Myrah, Oakland Calif, cyclist (Olympics-20th-96)
1966 Karissa Rushing, Benton Arkansas, Miss Arkansas-America (1991)
1966 Rexton Gordon, Jamaican dj/rapper (Shabba Ranks-Extra Naked)
1966 Shabba Ranks, reggae singer
1966 Trish Johnson, Bristol England, LPGA golfer (1993 Las Vegas)
1967 Gregory Caccia, Bayshore NY, team handball right back (Olympics-1996)
1967 William Michael Heinen Jr, Rayne LA, PGA golfer (1994 Shell Houston)
1970 Candace Murray, Vancouver BC, softball shortstop (Olympics-96)
1970 Darnell Walker, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers)
1970 Jeremy Roenick, Boston MA, NHL center (Team USA, Blackhawks, Coyotes)
1971 Derek Plante, Cloquet, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres)
1971 Peter Winter, Australian decathlete (Olympics-96)
1971 Tyler Houston, US baseball catcher (Atlanta Braves)
1972 Rohn Meyer, CFL offensive linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
1972 Wendall Gaines, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals)
1973 Amanda Elizabeth Spivey, Spartanburg SC, Miss America-SC (1996)
1974 Derrick Mason, wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers)
1974 Guillermo Mercedes, Dominican/US baseball infielder (Texas Rangers)
1974 Marcus Spriggs, offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
1974 Sharon Marie Ferris, NZ, yachter (Olympics-96)
1977 Ali el Kattabi, soccer player (Sparta)
1978 Irina A Borisova, Miss Universe-Ukraine (1996)
1981 Ray J, singer

Events


1501 Cesare Borgia returns in triumph to Rome from Romagna
1536 Fran‡ois Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III
1562 Edict of St Germain recognizes Huguenots in France
1584 Bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar
1595 French king Henri IV declares war on Spain
1601 France gains Bresse, Bugey, Valromey & Gex in treaty with Spain
1656 Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of K”nigsberg
1718 Avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switz; kills 53
1746 Battle of Falkirk, Scotland-Edward I defeats & massacres Scots
1757 German Diet declares war on Prussia
1773 Capt James Cook becomes 1st to cross Antarctic Circle (66ø 33' S)
1773 Capt James Cook becomes 1st to cross Antarctic Circle (66ø 33' S)
1773 Capt James Cook becomes 1st to cross Antarctic Circle (66ø 33' S)
1775 9 old women burnt as witches for causing bad harvests, Kalisk, Pol
1775 R B Sheridan's "Rivals," premieres in London
1779 Capt Cooks last notation in ship's log Discovery
1821 M‚xico permits Moses Austin & 300 US families to settle in Texas
1827 Duke of Wellington appointed British supreme commander
1832 Johannes van den Bosch appointed gov-gen of Dutch-Indies
1852 British recognize independence of Transvaal (in South Africa)
1852 British recognize independence of Transvaal (in South Africa)
1852 British recognize independence of Transvaal (in South Africa)
1861 Flush toilet is patented by Mr. Thomas Crapper (Honest!!).
1861 Flush toilet is patented by Mr. Thomas Crapper (Honest!!).
1861 Flush toilet patented by Mr Thomas Crapper (Honest!)
1862 -Jan 22nd) BBT Ft Henry, TN by USS Lexington
1863 Civil War skirmish near Newtown, Virginia
1864 General Longstreet's command ends heavy fighting at Dandridgem TN
1871 1st Cable Car is patented by Andrew S. Hallidie.
1871 1st Cable Car is patented by Andrew S. Hallidie.
1871 1st cable car patented, by Andrew S Hallidie (begins service in 1873)
1874 Armed Democrats seize Texas govt ending Radical Reconstruction
1882 1st Dutch female physician Aletta Jacobs opens office
1885 Brits beat Mahdists at Battle of Abu Klea in Sudan
1893 Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic.
1893 Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic.
1893 -17øF (-27øC), Millsboro, Delaware (state record)
1893 Queen Liliuokalani deposed, Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic
1895 French president Casimir-Perier resigns
1895 F‚lix Faure installed as president of France
1899 US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
1899 US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
1899 US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
1904 Anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater
1905 Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago
1911 Failed assassination attempt on premier Briand in French Assembly
1911 Percy Mackaye's "Scarecrow," premieres in NYC
1912 Robert Scott expedition arrives at South Pole, 1 month after Amundsen
1913 Raymond Poincar‚ elected president of France
1914 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin
1915 Antoni van Leeuwenhoek's Hospital in Amsterdam opens
1915 Russia occupies Bukovina & Western Ukraine
1916 1st PGA Championship: Jim Barnes at Siwanoy CC Bronxville NY
1916 Professional Golfer Assn (PGA) forms in NYC
1917 US pays Denmark $25 million for Virgin Islands (or 3/21)
1920 Paul Deschanel elected president of France
1923 Belgian Working people Party protest against occupied Ruhrgebied
1923 Origin of Brown[?] lunation numbers
1926 George Burns marries Gracie Allen
1928 1st fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented
1929 Popeye makes 1st appearance, in comic strip "Thimble Theater"
1933 Bradman takes second Test wicket, Hammond, bowled
1934 Carl Hubbell, NL MVP winner, gets $18,000 contract by the NY Giants
1934 Electric Home & Farm Authority incorporated
1934 NY Giants reward MVP pitcher Carl Hubbell with $18,000 contract
1938 Supreme Soviet elects Michail Kalinin as presidium chairman
1939 Ed Barrow is elected Yankee president succeeding deceased J Ruppert
1943 It was Tin Can Drive Day.
1943 It was Tin Can Drive Day.
1943 Tin Can Drive Day
1944 Korvet Violet sinks U-641 in Atlantic Ocean
1945 Liberation Day in Poland (end of Nazi occupation)
1945 Liberation Day in Poland (end of Nazi occupation)
1945 Auschwitz concentration camp begins evacuation
1945 Gilbert Dodds, record miler (4:05.3), retires to do gospel work
1945 Liberation of Warsaw by Soviet troops (end of Nazi occupation)
1945 Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews from the Nazis, arrested by secret police in Hungary
1946 United Nations Security Council holds its 1st meeting
1947 Muiden Neth ammunition factory explodes, 16 die
1948 Netherlands & Indonesia agree to a cease fire
1948 Trial of 11 US Communist party members begins in NYC
1950 "Alive & Kicking" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 46 perfs
1950 11 men rob Brink's office in Boston of $1.2M cash & $1.5M securities
1951 China refuses ceases-fire in Korea
1954 Jacques Cousteau's 1st network telecast airs on "Omnibus" (CBS)
1954 NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 20-9
1954 Suggs Louise wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open (Cloister)
1955 Submarine Nautilus begins 1st nuclear-powered test voyage
1957 Nine county commission recommends creation of BART.
1957 Nine county commission recommends creation of BART.
1957 9-county commission recommends creation of BART
1957 Cavern Club opens (home of Beatles' 1st appearance)
1959 "Say, Darling" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 332 performances
1960 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Women's Golf Invitational
1960 NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-21
1961 Eisenhower allegedly orders assassination of Congo's Lumumba
1962 A NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 40,690 m
1962 Roy Harris' 8th Symphony, premieres in SF
1963 Joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km
1963 Joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km
1963 Joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km
1963 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 67 points vs LA
1966 B-52/KC-135 tankers crash near Spanish coast at Palomares, 7 die
1966 Martin Luther King Jr opens campaign in Chicago
1968 Soyuz 4 & 5 completed 1st docking of 2 manned spacecraft
1969 Beatles release Yellow Submarine album in UK
1969 Debut album of Led Zeppelin released in US
1969 Soyuz 5 lands
1970 357 baseball players are available in the free-agent draft
1970 AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 26-3
1970 John M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Mass)
1970 Sporting News names Willie Mays as Player of the Decade for the 1960s
1971 Super Bowl V: Balt Colts-16, Dallas Cowboys-13 in Miami Superbowl MVP: Chuck Howley, Dallas, LB
1972 Section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd
1973 City of Amsterdam decides to support Hanoi
1973 New Philippine constitution names Marcos president for life
1974 Styne, Comdem & Green's musical "Lorelei," premieres in NYC
1976 Hermes rocket launched by ESA
1976 Hermes rocket launched by ESA
1976 "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow hits #1
1976 Hermes rocket launched by European Space Agency
1977 KC releases Tommy Davis, ends an 18-year career with 10 teams
1977 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 24-14
1977 Zaire president Mobutu visits Belgium
1979 NY Islanders didn't get a shot off in 1 period against NY Rangers
1979 Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees Iran
1979 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1980 NASA launches Fltsatcom-3
1981 Philippino president Marcos ends state of siege
1983 10th American Music Award: Kenny Rogers
1983 Alabama Gov George C Wallace, becomes governor for record 4th time
1983 Nigeria expels 2 million illegal aliens, mostly Ghanaians
1984 Supreme Court rules (5-4) oks private use of home VCRs to tape TV programs for later viewing does not violate federal copyright laws
1985 Azharuddin scores second Test century in second Test (v England)
1986 Tim Witherspoon beats Tony Tubbs in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1987 Pres Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran
1988 "Teddy & Alice" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 77 performances
1988 Leslie Manigay elected president of Haiti
1989 Al Arbour wins his 600th NHL game as coach
1989 Gunman opens fire in Calif schoolyard; 5 students slain, 30 wounded
1989 Murden & Metz are 1st women to reach South Pole overland (on skis)
1989 Phoenix Suns cancel game at Miami Heat, due to racial unrest in Miami
1990 5th Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Awards: Bobby Darin
1990 Dave Stewart signs record $3,500,000 per year Oak A's contract
1990 Who, Simon & Garfunkel, 4 Seasons, 4 Tops, Hank Ballard, Platters &
1990 Kinks inducted into Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
1991 Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles on Israel
1991 Mountie Jacques Rougeau beats Hart for WWF intercontinental title
1991 Operation Desert Storm begins-US led allies vs Iraq
1991 Operation Desert Storm: 1st US pilot shot down (Jeffrey Zahn)
1992 Sarah Ferguson attends dinner of Everglades club (club excludes Jews)
1993 14th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 32 awards
1993 Russian Irina Privalova cycles world record 300m indoor (35.45")
1994 6.6 Earthquake hits Los Angeles killing 60, $30B in damage
1994 Liz Taylor released from the hospital after hip treatment
1995 "Carousel" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 322 performances
1995 7.2 earthquake destroys Kobe Japan (5,372 die)
1995 Australia beat Australia A 2-0 to win the World Series Cup
1995 LA Rams announce that they are moving to St Louis
1997 NBA suspends Dennis Rodman indefinitely/$25,000 for kicking cameraman
1998 Pres Clinton faces sexual harrament charges from Paula Jones

That's All....

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