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Friday, January 26, 2018.



Birthdays


1613 Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer
1667 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
1708 William Hayes, composer
1714 Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)
1715 Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
1722 Prestonpans
1742 Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer
1748 Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)
1770 Alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly
1771 Jacob Andries van Braam, colonial director (Suriname)
1778 Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)
1781 Achim v Arnim, writer
1781 Ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
1786 Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times)
1814 Rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876
1816 Lloyd Tilghman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1819 Abner Doubleday, Union general-major/inventor (baseball) [or Jun 26]
1826 Julia Dent Grant, 1st lady (1862-76)
1828 Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer
1831 Mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates)
1852 Frederick Corder, composer
1852 Pierre Brazza, explorer/colonial administrator (French Africa)
1855 Arthur Hervey, composer
1871 Warner Fabian, [Samuel H Adams], US journalist/writer (Average Jones)
1877 Kees van Dongen, Netherland, French painter
1878 A W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)
1878 R A Schr”cker, writer
1879 Ludovicus H [Lode] Baekelmans, Flemish (stage)author (Tille)
1880 Douglas MacArthur, he did return!
1880 Douglas MacArthur, Little Rock Ark, general (WW II), he did return!
1880 Douglas MacArthur, he did return!
1884 Edward Sapir, Germany, linguist/antropologist (indians)
1884 Roy Chapman Andrews, US, scientist/explorer
1886 Joannes A Veraart, Dutch economist/MP (Jews of the Netherlands)
1887 Enrique E Ecker, Cura‡ao, bacteriologist
1887 Marc A "Pete" Mitscher, US lt-admiral (WW II-Task Force 58)
1891 Ilya G Ehrenburg, Kiev Ukraine, writer (Fall of Paris, The Thaw)
1893 Bessie Coleman, 1st black airplane pilot
1899 Wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One)
1901 Ervin Major, composer
1902 Laurence "Bill" Craigie, jet pioneer
1902 Menno ter Braak, Dutch writer/essayist (Carnaval of the Citizens)
1902 Romney Brent, Saltillo Mexico, actor/writer (Dinner at the Ritz)
1904 Douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail)
1904 Sean MacBride, Dublin, statesman/Amnesty Intl co-founder (Nobel '74)
1905 Charles Lane, SF Calif, actor (Homer-Petticoat Junction, Lucy Show)
1905 John Carmel Heenan, Essex, cardinal archbp of Westminster (1963-75)
1905 Maria Augusta von Trapp, Austria, singer, inspired "Sound of Music"
1905 Marquess of Bath, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1907 Eddie Ballantine, Chicago, orch leader (Don McNeill TV Club)
1907 Henry Cotton, English golfer (British Open 1934, 1937, 1948)
1908 Stephane Grappelli, British (?) jazz/violinist
1910 Elmar Klos, Czech director (Adrift)
1910 Marijan Lipovsek, composer
1911 Norbert Schultze, composer
1911 Polykarp Kusch, US, nuclear physicist: Nobel 1955
1912 Cora Baird, NYC, puppeteer (Kukla, Fran & Ollie)
1913 Jimmy Van Heusen, songwriter (Love & Marriage)
1913 William Prince, Nichols NY, actor (City in Fear, Cyrano de Bergerac)
1914 Kaye Webb, English writer/publisher (Puffin Club)
1915 William Hopper, NYC, actor (Paul Drake-Perry Mason)
1916 Lothar Jensch, composer
1918 Nicolae Ceausescu, Romanian president (1967-90)
1919 K C Ibrahim, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests India v WI 1948-49)
1920 Derek Bond, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Nicholas Nickelby)
1920 John Logan Gorlay, journalist
1921 Akio Morita, Kasugaya Japan, CEO (Sony)
1921 Frantisek Chaun, composer
1921 Johannes Driessler, composer
1922 Michael Bentine, England, author/comedian (Reluctant Jester)
1923 Anne Jeffreys
1923 Anne Jeffreys
1923 Anne Jeffreys
1923 Anne Jeffreys
1923 Anne Jeffreys
1923 Anne Jeffreys, NC, actress (Dick Tracy, Topper, General Hospital)
1924 Warren Frank Benson, composer
1925 Paul Newman
1925 Paul Newman
1925 Paul Newman
1925 Paul Newman
1925 Paul Newman
1925 David Jenkins, Bishop (Durham)
1925 Desmond Cassidi, British admiral
1925 Joan Leslie, Detroit, actress (High Sierra, Yankee Doodle Dandy)
1925 Paul Newman, Cleve, racer/popcorn mogul/actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler)
1926 Charles Tidbury, former chairman (Whitbread & Company)
1926 Jose Maria Valverde, philosopher poet/translator
1926 Ronnie Hilton, singer (Moonraker)
1927 Jos‚ Sim¢n Azcona Hoyo, president of Honduras (1986-90)
1927 William Redfield, NYC, actor (Jimmy Hughes Rookie Cop, Marriage)
1928 Eartha Kitt, SC, singer/actress (Catwoman-Batman)
1928 Gene Snyder, (Rep-R-KY, 1963-65, 67- )
1928 Philip Jos‚ Farmer, Indiana, science fiction novelist (Riverworld)
1928 Roger Vadim, France, director (And God Created Women, Barbarella)
1929 Jules Feiffer
1929 Jules Feiffer
1929 Jules Feiffer
1929 Jules Feiffer
1929 Jules Feiffer
1929 Jules Feiffer, NYC, cartoonist (Passionella)/author (Little Murders)
1929 M R Turner, publisher
1930 Anne Macfarlane, Master (Court of Protection)
1930 A N Solomons, chairman (Singer & Friedlander)
1930 Harry "Buddy" Melges Jr, Wisc, yachter (Oly-gold/bronze-1964, 72)
1931 Mary Murphy, Wash DC, actress (A Man Alone, Maggie-Investigators)
1932 Christopher Price, Director (Leeds Metropolitan U)
1932 George H Clements, famous African
1932 Ronald Allison, British author/broadcaster
1933 Angela Davis, black revolutionary[1944]-
1934 Huey "Piano" Smith, pianist (Having a Good Time)
1935 Bob Uecker
1935 Bob Uecker
1935 Bob Uecker
1935 Bob Uecker
1935 Bob Uecker
1935 Bob Uecker, Milwaukee Wisc, catcher/actor (Mr Belvedere)
1935 Henry Jordan, Emporia Va, NFL defensive tackle (Cleveland, Green Bay)
1935 Peter Ronnefeld, composer
1935 Zbigniew Penherski, composer
1936 Noel Harrison, London, singer/actor (Mark-Girl from UNCLE)
1937 Gerrit Gerritse, Dutch MP (CDA)
1937 Joseph Saidu Momoh, gen/president (Sierra Leone)
1937 S J B Langdale, Headmaster (Shrewsbury School)
1938 Margaret Daly, British MEP
1939 Marshall Lieb, rocker (Teddy Bears)
1941 Henry Jaglom, London England, actor (Eating, Lucky Ducks, Always)
1942 Scott Glenn
1942 Scott Glenn
1942 Scott Glenn
1942 Scott Glenn
1942 Scott Glenn
1942 Nigel Walmsley, chairman (Carlton UK Television)
1942 Scott Glenn, Pittsburgh, actor (Right Stuff, Personal Best, Backdraft)
1942 William McLennan, CEO (Central Statistical Office)
1943 Jean Knight, vocalist (Mr Big Stuff)
1943 Peter Kenton Winkler, composer
1943 Sherian Grace Cadoria, brigadier general
1944 Angela Davis
1944 Angela Davis
1944 Angela Davis
1944 Angela Davis
1944 Angela Davis
1944 Angela Yvonne Davis, black activist/professor
1945 Jacqueline du Pr‚e, Oxford England, cellist
1945 Mick Hill, cricketer (NSW all-rounder 1964-75)
1946 Gene Siskel
1946 Gene Siskel
1946 Gene Siskel
1946 Gene Siskel
1946 Gene Siskel
1946 Christopher Hampton, Azores, playwright (Oviri, Hotel du Lac)
1946 Gene Siskel, movie critic (Siskel & Ebert)
1946 Timothy Clifford, director (National Galleries of Scotland)
1947 Patrick Dewaere, [PJMH Bordeaux], France, actor (Les Valseuses)
1948 Corky Laing, rocker (Mountain)
1949 Derek Holt, rocker (Climax Blues Band)
1949 Paul Nurse, dr/director-general elect (Imperial Cancer Research Fund)
1950 David Strathairn, actor (LA Confidential, Eight Men Out)
1950 Jorg Haider, Austrian polical leader (Austrian Freedom Pary)
1951 Andy Hummell, Memphis Tn, rock bassist (Big Star)
1951 David Briggs, rock guitarist (Little River Band-Help is on it's Way)
1951 Jarmila Kratochvilova, Czech, 400m/800m runner (Olympic-silver-1980)
1951 Walt Willey, Ottawa Ill, actor (Jackson Montgomery-All My Children)
1952 Mario Runco Jr, Bronx NY, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 44, 54, 77)
1952 Thomas Edward Henderson, SC, basketballer (Olympic-silver-1972)
1953 Andr‚e C van Es, Dutch MP (PSP)
1953 Bert Heerink, Amsterdam, rock vocalist
1953 Lucinda Williams, singer
1954 Kim Hughes, cricketer (brilliant Australian batsman 1977-84)
1954 Martin Dunn, British editor (Today)
1955 Eddie Van Halen
1955 Eddie Van Halen
1955 Eddie Van Halen
1955 Eddie Van Halen
1955 Eddie Van Halen
1955 Lucia Mendez, Mexico, spanish singer (Lucia es Luna Moreno)
1956 Lisa Boray, [Schulte Nordholt], Dutch singer (Lovers Until the End)
1956 Simon Howard, English large landowner (Castle Howard)
1957 Ashok Malhotra, cricketer (Indian batsman in 7 Tests 1982-84)
1957 Eddie Van Halen, Nijmegan Neth, rock guitarist (Van Halen-Jump, 1984)
1957 Shivlal Yadav, cricketer (Indian off-spinner 102 Test wickets 1979-87)
1958 Anita Baker
1958 Ellen DeGeneres
1958 Anita Baker
1958 Ellen DeGeneres
1958 Anita Baker
1958 Ellen DeGeneres
1958 Anita Baker
1958 Ellen DeGeneres
1958 Anita Baker
1958 Ellen DeGeneres
1958 Anita Baker, Toledo Oh, singer (Giving You the Best That I Got)
1958 B James Lowry, rocker (Boys Band)
1958 Dave Rummells, Cedar Rapids IA, Nike golfer (1993 Buick-2nd)
1958 Ellen DeGeneres, New Orleans LA, comediene (Ellen Morgan-Ellen)
1958 Norman Lamont Hassan, British reggae musician (UB40-Red Red Wine)
1960 Gary Plummer, NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers, SF 49ers)
1960 Jeanette Bolden, LA Calif, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
1961 Wayne Gretzky
1961 Wayne Gretzky
1961 Wayne Gretzky
1961 Wayne Gretzky
1961 Wayne Gretzky
1961 Wayne Gretzky, Brantford Ont, NHL great scorer (Oiler, King, Rangers)
1962 Roshan Guneratne, cricketer (wicketless in only Test SL v Aust 1983)
1962 Tim May, cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-95)
1962 Tom Keifer, rock guitarist/vocalist (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station)
1963 Andrew Ridgeley, England, rock guitarist (Wham-Wake Me Up)
1963 Jazzie B, [Beresford Romeo], English rapper (Soul II Soul-Feel Free)
1963 Simon O'Donnell, cricketer (Deniliquin NSW ODI all-rounder 1985-90)
1965 Allison Hossack, Manitoba, actress (Olivia-Another World)
1965 Lou Frazier, US baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos)
1965 Tim McDonald, safety (San Francisco 49ers)
1967 Jeff Branson, US baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
1967 Katie Peterson-Parker, Bethesda MD, LPGA golfer (1995 Oldsmobile-5th)
1967 Tim Pugh, Lake Tahoe CA, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, KC Royals)
1968 Eric Davis, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers, Carolina Panthers)
1968 Reggie Jordan, NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves)
1970 Dan Carlson, US baseball pitcher (SF Giants)
1970 Dean Malkoc, Vancouver, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)
1970 Ronald Moore, NFL running back (NY Jets, St Louis Rams, Az Cardinals)
1971 Jon Heidenreich, WLAF G (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1971 Lamar Mills, WLAF DE (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 Lee Naylor, Australian 400m runner (Olympics-96)
1971 Min Tang, Hunan China, tennis star (1995 Futures-Canberra AUS)
1972 Harrison Houston, NFL wide receiver (Chic Bears)
1973 Mark Brook, WLAF LB (Rhein Fire)
1973 Tatsuki Katayama, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
1973 Tony Ramirez, tackle (Detroit Lions)
1976 Paul Byrne, Australian 800m ruuner (Olympics-96)
1977 Cindy Cesar, Miss Mauritius Universe (1997)
1977 Justin Gimelstob, NJ, tennis star (1994 doubles USTA Bakersfield)
1978 Reesa Starr Jr
1997 ? Pasaye, Palatine Ill, twin born 92 days after his brother (Oct 26)

Events


Australia Day, celebrated in (where else?) Australia.
Australia Day, celebrated in (where else?) Australia.
66 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
1340 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France
1531 Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die
1654 Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife
1666 France declares war on England & Mnster
1689 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
1697 Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night
1699 Venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
1736 Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1784 Ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America's symbol
1788 1st settlement established by the English in Australia.
1788 1st settlement established by the English in Australia.
1788 Capt Arthur Phillip hoists English flag on Botany Bay, New South Wales
1789 John Odell signs contract for œ336 to build St Peter's church (Bronx)
1790 Mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premieres in Vienna
1797 Russia, Prussia & Austria sign treaty
1802 Congress passes an act calling for a US Capitol library
1833 Gaetano Dinozetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan
1837 Michigan is admitted as the 26th of the United States
1837 Michigan is admitted as the 26th of the United States
1837 Michigan admitted as 26th US state
1838 Tennessee becomes 1st state to prohibit alcohol
1841 Hong Kong was proclaimed a sovereign territory of Britain
1841 Hong Kong was proclaimed a sovereign territory of Britain
1841 Hong Kong proclaimed a sovereign territory of Britain
1850 1st German-language daily newspaper in US published, NYC
1861 Louisiana becomes 6th state to secede
1862 Lincoln issues General War Order #1, calling for a Union offensive McClellan ignores order
1863 54th Regiment (Black) infantry forms
1863 War Dept authorizes Mass governor to recruit black troops
1870 Virginia rejoins US
1871 American income tax repealed. Would that it had lasted!
1871 American income tax repealed. Would that it had lasted!
1871 British Rugby Union forms
1871 US income tax repealed
1875 Electric dental drill is patented by George F Green
1881 Union of Baptists Communities forms in Foxholl
1882 France govt of Gambetta falls
1884 1st Dutch Wagner version of Elizabeth aria
1885 Muhammad Ahmed ("Mahdi") rebels conquer Khartoum
1886 Karl Benz patents 1st auto with burning motor
1887 Battle of Dogali: Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians
1891 Oscar Wilde's "Duchess of Padua," premieres in NYC
1897 Battle at Bida Gold Coast: British troops beat Nupe's army
1900 Henrik Ibsen's "Naar vi Dode Vaaguer," premieres in Stuttgart
1905 Arnold Sch”nberg's "Pelleas und Melissande," premieres in Vienna
1905 Han Yong-woon [Bongwan, Manhae] (1879-1944) ordained a monk in Korea
1905 World's largest diamond, the 3,106-carat Cullinan, is found
1907 1st federal corrupt election practices law passed
1907 J M Synge's "Playboy of Western World" opens; police are called
1910 Heavy rains cause floods in Paris
1911 Glenn Curtiss pilots 1st successful hydroplane, San Diego
1911 Richard Strauss's opera "Die Rosenkavalier" premieres, Dresden
1913 Jim Thorpe relinquishes his 1912 Olympic medals for being a pro
1914 600 Dutch textile workers go on strike
1914 Vatican puts Belgian Nobel winner Maeterlinck's works in their index
1915 Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo established
1918 Pres Hoover calls for "wheatless" & "meatless" days for war effort
1920 Amadeo Modigliani's mistress jumps out of a window
1921 Soccer team GVAV of Groningen Neth forms
1921 Toronto St Pat Corb Denneny scores 6 goals vs Hamilton Tigers
1922 Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Pastoral Symphony," premieres in London
1924 Charles Jewtraw, US 500m skater, takes 1st Winter Olympics gold medal
1926 Television 1st demonstrated (J L Baird, London)
1927 Maxwell Anderson's "Saturday's Children," premieres in NYC
1929 Indian National Congress proclaims goal for India's independence
1930 Cleveland's Terminal Tower opens (52 stories)
1931 Hungary-Austria sign peace treaty
1931 Lynn Riggs' "Green Grow the Lilacs," premieres in NYC
1932 British submarine M-2 sinks in Channel (60 dead)
1932 KUT-AM in Austin Texas changes call letters to KNOW
1934 Bradman scores 128 NSW v Victoria, 96 mins, 17 fours 4 sixes
1934 Nazi Germany & Poland sign non-attack treaty for 10 years
1939 Federal Hall National Monument established
1939 Filming begins on "Gone With the Wind"
1939 Franco conquers Barcelona
1940 Nazi's forbid Polish Jews to travel on trains
1942 1st US force in Europe during WW II go ashore in Northern Ireland
1942 Italian supreme command demands dismissal of German marshal Rommel
1945 Soviet forces reach Auschwitz concentration camp
1947 KLM Dakota crashes near Copenhagen, 22 die
1948 Executive Order 9981, end segregation in US Armed Forces signed
1949 WHIO TV channel 7 in Dayton, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
1950 India becomes a republic ceasing to be a British dominion
1950 India becomes a republic ceasing to be a British dominion
1950 India becomes a republic ceaseing to be a British dominion
1951 Mel Ott & Jimmie Foxx elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1954 Ground breaking begins on Disneyland
1954 Ground breaking begins on Disneyland
1954 Ground breaking begins on Disneyland
1956 7th Winter Olympic games open in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
1956 Buddy Holly's 1st formal recording session
1956 Hank Greenberg & Joe Cronin are elected to Hall of Fame
1956 Porkkala military base returned to Finland by USSR
1957 Bernanos & Poulenc's opera "Dialogue des Carmelites," premieres
1957 Dutch PSP, Pacifist Socialistic Party, forms
1957 India annexes Kashmir
1957 Joseph F Cairnes succeeds Lou Perini as Pres of Milwaukee Braves
1958 H Laskow replaces Moshe Dayan on as Israeli minister of Defense
1958 Jack Smith takes over for Art Baker as TV host of "You Asked for It"
1958 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Lake Worth Open Golf Invitational
1959 Italy govt of Fanfani resigns
1959 KOKH TV channel 25 in Oklahoma City, OK (IND/PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 Danny Heater scores 135 pts in basketball game (Boys' HS)
1960 High-school basketball sensation Danny Heater scores 135 points
1960 Oakland enters AFL
1960 Pete Rozelle elected NFL commissioner on 23rd ballot
1961 "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley peaks to #1
1961 1st woman "personal physician to president"-JG Travell
1962 Bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checker's
1962 Canadian Marine Service renamed Coast Guard
1962 David Diamond's 7th Symphony, premieres in Philadelphia
1962 US launches Ranger 3, misses Moon by 22,000-mi (37,000-km)
1962 "Twist" is impure & bans it from all Catholic schools
1963 "Milk & Honey" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 543 perfs
1963 Major League Rules Committee votes to expand strike zone
1965 South Vietnam milt coup under general Nguyen Khanh
1966 Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (2:06.2)
1967 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
1968 Israeli submarine Dakar crashes in Mediterranean Sea, 69 die
1969 "Red, White, & Maddox" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 41 performances
1970 Pendleton, Ford & Cryer's "Last Sweet Days of Isaac," premieres in NYC
1971 Charles Manson convicted of murder
1971 Dutch 2nd Chamber accept law against limitation of war crimes
1972 Stewardess Vesna Vulovic survives 10,160m fall without parachute
1973 Belgium govt of Leburton forms
1975 Edward Albee's "Seascape," premieres in NYC
1976 6th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 23-20
1976 Belgium catholic elite start amnesty campaign for war criminals
1976 David Mamet's "American Buffalo," premieres in NYC
1976 Israel opens "Good Fence" to Lebanon
1976 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 23-20
1977 Soviet figure skaters Sergei Shakrai & Marine Tcherkasova are 1st to perform a quadruple twist lift, Helsinki
1978 Frank Herbert completes his novel "Destination: Void"
1978 International Ultraviolet Explorer placed in Earth orbit
1978 Mario Soares forms Portuguese govt
1978 Strikers riot in Tunisia, killing about 40
1979 "Dukes of Hazzard" premieres on CBS's vast wasteland
1979 Music Center Vredenburg opens in Utrecht Neth
1980 175,000 pay to hear FRANK SINATRA sing in Rio de Janeiro!
1980 Islanders & Whalers play a NHL penalty-free game
1980 Israel & Egypt establish diplomatic relations
1980 Mary Decker became 1st woman to run a mile in under 4« minutes
1981 Sandeep Patil scores memorable 174 v Australia at Adelaide Oval
1982 Islanders score 4 goals within 1:38, 5 within 2:37 vs Penguins
1982 Mauno Koivisto elected president of Finland
1983 Dutch/British infrared satellite IRAS launched from Calif
1984 Nordiques' Michel Goulet scored on 9th penalty shot against Islanders
1984 US navy exhibits Piasecki helistat-4 helicopters & a blimp able to lift 26 tons-Lakehurst, NJ
1985 42th Golden Globes: Amadeus wins
1985 Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season
1986 Hein Vergeer becomes European skating champ
1986 Val Skinner wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic
1986 Yoweri Museveni's rebel army conquerors Kampala Uganda
1986 Superbowl XX: Chicago Bears beat NE Patriots, 46-10 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Richard Dent, Chicago, DE
1987 14th American Music Award: Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie & Alabama
1987 Hart Foundation beat British Bulldogs for WWF tag team title
1988 "Phantom of the Opera" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 4,000+ perfs
1988 Australia's 200th anniversary-parade of tall ships in Sydney Harbor
1989 "Black & Blue" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 829 performances
1989 AT&T reports 1st loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988
1989 Allan Border takes 7-46 against the West Indies at the SCG
1989 Madison Sq Garden announces 2-year $100 M renovation plan
1989 Test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia v West Indies, Sydney
1989 US computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus
1990 Annular eclipse visible over Antarctica & South Atlantic
1990 Boston Red Sox hires Elaine Weddington as asst GM (highest-ranking black female in a major-league front office)
1991 "Few Good Men" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 497 performances
1991 65th Australian Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats J Novotna (57 63 61)
1991 Alfaro Vive guerrilla group of Ecuador gives arms to Catholic church
1991 Houston guard Vernon Maxwell is 4th NBAer to score 30 pts in a quarter
1991 Jan Stenerud becomes 1st pure placekicker to make NFL Hall of Fame
1991 NY Lotto pays $90 million to nine winner (#s are 5-15-30-35-46-50)
1992 "Little Hotel on the Side" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 41 perfs
1992 80th Australian Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats S Edberg (63 36 64 62)
1992 Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect
1992 Superbowl XXVI: Wash Red Skins beat Buffalo Bills, 37-24 in Minn Superbowl MVP: Mark Rypien, Washington, QB
1993 West Indies defeat Australia by one run in 4th Test at Adelaide
1995 NJ Governor Christine Whitman, dedicates a rest stop to Howard Stern
1996 "Les Miserables," opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg
1997 "Ideal Husband" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 308 performances
1997 85th Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Carlos Moya (62 63 63)
1997 Brunswick World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by John Gant
1997 Superbowl XXXI: Green Bay Packers beat NE Patriots, 35-21 in Pasadena
1998 25th American Music Award: Spice Girls & Babyface win
1998 Intel launches 333 MHz Pentium II chip
1998 Pres Clinton says "I want to say one thing to the American people I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky"

That's All....

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