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Sunday, January 28, 2018.



Birthdays


1457 Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)
1540 L. van Ceulen --1610
1540 L. van Ceulen --1610
1540 L. van Ceulen --1610
1540 L. van Ceulen --1610
1540 L. van Ceulen --1610
1578 Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)
1600 Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)
1608 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1611 Johannes Hevelius, Danzig star cataloguer
1611 Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1611 Johannes Hevelius, Danzig star cataloguer
1627 Alfonso Marsh, composer
1645 Gottfried Vopelius, composer
1688 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter
1691 Johann Balthasar Konig, composer
1693 Anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS)
1693 Gregor Joseph Werner, composer
1702 Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer
1706 John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor)
1714 Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon)
1717 Mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74)
1722 Johann Ernst Bach, composer
1756 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer
1757 Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer
1768 Frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)
1775 Peter the Great, Russia
1784 George HG earl of Aberdeen, English secretary of State
1791 Louis-J-Ferdinand Hrold, France, opera composer (Zampa)
1815 Andrew Jackson Hamilton, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1875
1818 George Sewall Boutwell, MC (Union), died in 1905
1822 Alexander MacKenzie, (L) 2nd PM of Canada (1873-78)
1825 George Edward Pickett, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1875
1828 Michel Abeloos, Flemish sculptor
1828 Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1868
1831 Henry Brevard Davidson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1832 Franz Wullner, composer
1833 Charles George Gordon, London, general (China, Khartoum)
1840 douard Vaillant, French socialist politician/communard
1841 Henry Stanley, Engld, journalist/explorer (found Livingston in Africa)
1841 Viktor Ernst Nessler, composer
1853 Jos Mart, Cuban poet, essayist, politician
1853 Jos Mart y Perez, Cuba, poet/essayist/politician
1853 Jos Mart, Cuban poet, essayist, politician
1855 William Seward Burroughs, invented recording adding machine.
1855 William Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine)
1855 William Seward Burroughs, invented recording adding machine.
1865 Kaarlo Juho Sthlberg, 1st president of Finland (1919-25)
1868 Frederick Archibald Lamond, composer
1868 Julian Aguirre, composer
1869 Ozaki Koyo, Japanese novelist, essayist, haiku poet (The Heart)
1869 Ozaki Ky, Japan, novelist/essayist/haiku poet (The Heart)
1869 Ozaki Koyo, Japanese novelist, essayist, haiku poet (The Heart)
1873 Colette, writer
1873 M A Noble, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder at turn of century)
1873 Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, Burgundy France, novelist (Chri, Gigi)
1874 Ernst Rabel, Austrian/US law historian (Grundzge)
1875 Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer
1878 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)
1880 Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (Engld wicket-keeper before & after WW I)
1880 Mary Boland, Phila, US, comedienne/actress (Ruggles of Red Gap)
1884 Auguste & Jean Felix Piccard, Swiss scientists, explorers
1884 Auguste Piccard, Switzerland, scientist/explorer (balloonist)
1884 Jean Felix Piccard, Switzerland, scientist/explorer (balloonist)
1884 Lucien H d'Azambuja, France, astronomer (chromosome of sun)
1884 Auguste & Jean Felix Piccard, Swiss scientists, explorers
1886 Artur Rubinstein, Ldz Poland, pianist
1887 Artur Rubinstein, pianist
1887 Lily Theresa Strickland, composer
1887 Artur Rubinstein, pianist
1891 Camille Melloy, [Paepe], Belgian poet (Parfum des Buis)
1891 Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer
1892 Ernst Lubitsch, Germany, actor (Love Parade)
1893 Elliot Griffis, composer
1897 Valentin Katayev, Odessa Ukraine, novelist/playwright (Embezzled)
1898 Vittorio Rieti, composer
1898 Wies Moens, Flemish writer/nazi
1899 Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger
1900 Alexandre AM Stols [Chl van Halsbeke], publisher (History of Ecuador)
1900 Anni Holdmann, Germany, 100m runner (Olympic-1928)
1900 Hermann Kesten, German writer (Allert de Lange)
1900 Michael Dewar Head, composer
1903 Dame Kathleen Lonsdale, crystallographer (1st woman in Royal Society)
1905 Gaston Rbry, Flemish cyclist
1906 Allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show)
1906 Harry van Kruiningen, [Henri A Janssen], painter/graphic artist
1906 Henry Foley, cricketer (batted in New Zealand's 1st Test 1930)
1907 Constantin Regamey, composer
1908 Hans [Hendrik AJ] Tiemeijer, Dutch actor/director/writer (Fear)
1909 Lionel KP "Buster" Crabb, British diver (WW II-George Medal)
1910 Arnold Moss, Bkln, actor (Loves of Carmen, Kim, Qubec, Viva Zapata)
1910 John Banner, Vienna Austria, actor (Sgt Hans Schultz-Hogan's Heroes)
1912 Jackson Pollock
1912 Jackson Pollock
1912 Jackson Pollock
1912 Jackson Pollock
1912 Jackson Pollock
1912 Jackson Pollock, Cody Wyoming, expressionist painter (Lavender Mist)
1912 William "Bill" Henson, English diplomat (Prague 1939)
1913 Jan Masseus, composer
1913 Oliver Chesterton, chartered surveyor
1916 Peter Crossley-Holland, composer
1918 Harry M Corbett, Bradford, puppeteer/entertainer (Sooty, Some People)
1918 Suzanne Flon, Paris France, actress (One Deadly Summer, Moulin Rouge)
1918 Trevor Skeet, British MP
1918 Vito Scotti, SF Calif, actor (Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park)
1918 Wilson Ferreira Aldunate, Uruguayan politician/human rights worker
1920 James Whyte, Moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland)
1921 Alfred Marks, actor/comedian (Desert Mice, Scream & Scream Again)
1922 Robert Holley, American biochemist, worked with RNA (Nobel 1968).
1922 Robert W Holley, US, biochemist, worked with RNA (Nobel '68)
1922 Robert Holley, American biochemist, worked with RNA (Nobel 1968).
1924 Frank R Lautenberg, (Sen-D-NJ)
1925 Henry Harris, British professor of medicine
1927 Anthony Garner, director (Conservative Central Office)
1927 James Callaghan, British MP
1927 J D Hughes, Principal (Ruskin College-Oxford)
1927 Ronnie Scott, jazz musician/club-owner
1928 Martin Sinnatt, Major-General/secretary (Kennel Club)
1928 MG Falcon, CEO (Norwich Union Insurance Group)
1928 Slade Gorton, (Sen-R-WA, 1981- )
1929 Acker Bilk, singer (Stranger on the Shore)
1929 Claes Oldenburg, Stockholm Sweden, US pop artist (Alphabet/Good Humor)
1929 Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby international/journalist
1930 David Morris, British MEP
1930 Luis de Pablo, composer
1931 Timothy Kitson, former MP
1932 David Thompson, CEO (Gestetner Holdings)
1932 Thomas J Bliley Jr, (Rep-R-VA, 1981- )
1932 Windlesham, Lord
1932 W Parry O'Brien, Calif, shot putter (Oly-2 gold/silver-52, 56, 60, 64)
1933 Susan Sontag, NYC, author/film director (Benefactor, 1966 Pol Award)
1934 Bill White, US, 1st baseman (Cards)/announcer (Yanks)/pres (NL)
1934 BR White, principal (Regent's Park College-Oxford)
1935 David John Lodge, English writer (Soul & Bodies)
1935 Leonid Grabovsky, composer
1935 Manuel dos Santos Lima, Angolian revolutionary/poet (Pele do Diabo)
1935 Nicholas Pryor, actor (Beverly Hills 90210)
1936 Alan Alda
1936 Alan Alda
1936 Alan Alda
1936 Alan Alda
1936 Alan Alda
1936 Alan Alda, [Alphonso D'Abruzzo], NYC, actor (Hawkeye Pierce-M*A*S*H)
1936 Bill Jordan, British trade unionist
1936 Enid Castle, principal (Cheltenham Ladies' College)
1936 Jack Scott, vocalist (My True Love)
1936 Robert Suderburg, composer
1937 Ken Hill, playwright/director
1939 John M Fabian, Goosecreek Tx, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 7, STS 51G)
1941 Joel Crothers, Cincinnati OH, actor (Edge of Night)
1942 Hansdjrgen Bumler, Germany, pairs ice skater (Olympic-silver-1968)
1943 Dick Taylor, rock vocalist (Pretty Thing-Cry on Me)
1943 Jean Knight, rocker
1943 John Beck, Chic, actor (Mark-Dallas, Flamingo Road, Santa Barbara)
1943 Susan Howard, Marshall Tx, actress (Donna-Dallas, Petrocelli)
1944 Arnold Mhren, Dutch pop bassist/singer (The Cats-Sailin' Home)
1944 Brian Keenan, NYC, rock drummer (Chamber Bros-Time Has Come Today)
1944 James Cran, British MP
1944 John Edmonds, British trade unionist
1944 John Tavener, composer (The Whale)
1944 Martin Fried, rocker (Cyrkle-Red Rubber Ball)
1945 Nick Raynsford, British MP
1946 Renne Jarrett, Bkln NY, actress (Nancy)
1946 Rick Allen, Ark, rock bassist (Box Tops-Letter)
1947 MJ Ainsworth, CEO (Institute of Chartered Secretaries)
1947 Valerie Bragg, principal (City Technology College-Kingshurst)
1948 Mikhail Baryshnikov, ballet dancer
1948 Gareth Roscoe, legal adviser (BBC)
1948 Mamoru Mohri, Yoichi-machi Hokkaido Japan, astronaut (STS 47)
1948 Mikhail Baryshnikov, ballet dancer
1949 Thomas J Downey, (Rep-D-NY, 1975- )
1950 Barbi Benton, [Klein], Calif, Playboy model (Hee Haw, Sugar Time!)
1950 David Carl Hilmers, Iowa, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 51-J, 26, 36, 42)
1950 Glyn Ford, British MEP
1951 Gordon Prentice, British MP
1951 Leonid Konstantinovich Kadenyuk, Kkishkov Ukraine, astronaut (STS 87)
1951 William Nelson Jr, US bassist (Connections & Disconnections)
1953 Debbie Steinbach, LPGA golfer
1953 Michael Day, rocker
1954 Anicee Alvina, Paris France, actress (Friends)
1954 Shawn Murray, rock drummer (Mink Deville)
1956 Peter Schilling, Stuttgart Germany, rocker
1957 Harley Jane Kozak, actress (Arachnophobia, Necessary Roughness)
1957 Nick Price, Durban S Africa, PGA golfer (1991 Byron Nelson Classic)
1959 Dave Sharp, rock guitarist (Alarm-In the Summertime)
1960 John Caliri, Providence RI, actor (Vinnie-Square Pegs, Double Trouble)
1961 Luann L Lee, Santa Monica Ca, playmate (Jan, 1987)
1962 Keith Hamilton Cobb, Tarrytown NY, actor (Noah Keefer-All My Children)
1962 Michael Cage, NBA forward/center (Cleveland Cavaliers, NJ Nets)
1962 Sam Phillips, singer/actress (Die Hard with a Vengeance)
1963 Colleen Harp, Washington DC, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-9th-1994)
1963 Danny Spitz, heavy metal guitarist (Anthrax-Protest & Survive)
1963 Denise Beillmann, Switz, figure skater (Olympics-4th-1980)
1964 Dwight Stone, NFL receiver/running back (Car Panthers, GB Packers)
1964 Emlyn Aubrey, PGA golfer (1995 Nestles-25th)
1966 Jeff Uhlenhake, NFL center (NO Saints, Washington Redskins)
1966 Michal Pivonka, Kladno Cze, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
1967 Peter Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC, FC Utrecht)
1967 Tom Hodson, NFL quarterback (NO Saints)
1968 Sarah McLachlan
1968 Sarah McLachlan
1968 Sarah McLachlan
1968 Sarah McLachlan
1968 Sarah McLachlan
1968 Henry Hering, Pointe-Claire Quebec, rower (Olympics-9-92, 96)
1968 Marnie McBean, Vancouver BC, rower (Olympics-gold-92, 96)
1968 Peter Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC, FC Utrecht)
1968 Sarah McLachlan, folk singer (Fumbling Towards Ecstasy)
1969 Giorgio Lamberti, Italian free style swimmer (world record 200m)
1969 John Veenhof, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
1970 Barry Minter, NFL middle linebacker (Chic Bears)
1970 Donald Tardy, US, death metal drummer (Obituary, Cause of Death)
1970 James Atkins, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
1970 Mike Chalenski, NFL defensive tackle (Phila Eagles)
1972 Carey Bender, NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)
1972 Elena Baranova, WNBA center (Utah Starzz)
1972 Frank Garcia, NFL center (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)
1973 Bronwyn Thompson, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1973 Jerome Allen, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)
1973 Joe Stephens, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)
1973 Robert Braknis, Montreal Quebec, 100m backstroke/4 x 100 (Olympics-96)
1974 Derrick Mayes, NFL wide reciever (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1974 Jermaine Dye, Oakland CA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)
1974 Tony Delk, NBA guard (SF Warriors)
1974 Vitaly Tregubov, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1974 Zack Bronson, safety (San Francisco 49ers)
1975 Anne Montminy, Montreal Quebec, 10m diver (Olympics-17-92, 96)
1975 Julian Dean, Waihi NZ, team pursuit cyclist (Olympics-96)
1977 Joey Fatone, Jr.
1977 Joey Fatone, Jr.
1977 Joey Fatone, Jr.
1977 Joey Fatone, Jr.
1977 Joey Fatone, Jr.
1978 Helga Bauer Salas, Miss Bolivia Universe (1997)
1980 Nick Carter
1980 Nick Carter
1980 Nick Carter
1980 Nick Carter
1980 Nick Carter
1980 Nick Carter, singer (Backstreet Boys)
1981 Elijah Wood
1981 Elijah Wood
1981 Elijah Wood
1981 Elijah Wood
1981 Elijah Wood
1981 Elijah Wood, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (Radio Flyer, Good Son)
1985 Athina Onassis, daughter of Christina

Events


1077 German king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness
1077 Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV
1099 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1262 Flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm
1393 Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)
1495 Pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France
1547 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England
1561 By Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended
1581 James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1613 Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune
1689 English parliament ends king Charles II reign
1787 Philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes
1788 Capt Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Sydney, Botany Bay NSW
1788 Lord Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France
1807 London's Pall Mall is the 1st street lit by gaslight.
1807 London's Pall Mall is the 1st street lit by gaslight.
1807 London's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight
1814 Stendahl's 1st book is published
1819 Sir Stamford Raffles 1st lands in Singapore
1821 Bellingshausen discovers Alexander Island off Antarctica
1821 Bellingshausen discovers Alexander Island off Antarctica
1821 Bellingshausen discovers Alexander Island off Antarctica
1824 William Kneass becomes 3rd US chief engraver (1824-40)
1830 Opera "Fra Diavolo," premieres in Paris
1846 Battle of Allwal, Brits beat Sikhs in Punjab (India)
1848 King of Naples grants his subjects a constitution
1851 Northwestern University (Chicago) chartered
1858 John Brown organized raid on Arsenal at Harper's Ferry
1860 Britain formally returns Mosquito Coast to Nicaragua
1864 Battle of New Bern, NC
1865 Pres Jefferson Davis names 3 peace commissioners
1871 Paris surrenders to Prussians
1878 George W. Coy hired as 1st full-time telephone operator.
1878 George W. Coy hired as 1st full-time telephone operator.
1878 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT)
1878 George W Coy hired as 1st full-time telephone operator
1878 Yale Daily News published, 1st college daily newspaper
1881 Battle at Laing's Neck Natal: Boers beat superior powered British
1887 England all out for 45 v Aust SCG, their lowest total ever
1893 Edward Mcdowell's "Hamlet & Ophelia," premieres in Boston
1899 American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress
1902 Carnegie Institute founded in Wash DC
1904 1st college sports letters given to Seniors who played on U of Chicago's football team are awarded blankets with letter "C" on them
1909 US milt forces leave Cuba for 2nd time
1911 Frenchman Henri Rougier wins 1st Rally of Monte Carlo
1914 1st Millrose Games (athletics) held (NYC)
1914 Beverly Hills, Ca, is incorporated
1915 US Coast Guard established, Semper Paratus
1915 US Coast Guard established, Semper Paratus
1915 1st US ship lost in WW I, William P Frye (carrying wheat to UK)
1915 US Coast Guard created from Life Saving & Revenue Cutter services
1915 US Pres Wilson refuses to prohibit immigration of illiterates
1916 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, appointed by Wilson
1916 German colony of Cameroon surrenders to Britain & France
1916 Opera "Goyescas," premieres (NYC)
1918 Strike on Berlin ammunition's factory
1918 Trotsky becomes leader of Reds
1922 American Pro Football Association renamed "National Football League"
1922 J E Clair turns Green Bay franchise back to NFL
1923 1st "Reichs Party" (NSDAP) forms in Munich
1923 Demonstration against a Dutch University in Ghent
1923 NSDAP 1st election in Munich
1925 -46F (-43C), Pittsburgh, New Hampshire (state record)
1927 Serbian-Croatian-Slavic govt of Oezonowitsj falls
1928 Christopher Hornsrud chosen PM of Norway at age 101
1931 Bradman scores 220 NSW v Victoria, 308 mins, 13 fours
1932 1st US state unemployment insurance act enacted (Wisconsin)
1932 Japan occupies Shanghai
1933 French govt of Paul Boncour falls
1933 German govt of Von Schleicher falls
1934 1st US ski tow (rope) begins operation (Woodstock Vermont)
1935 Iceland becomes 1st country to legalize abortion
1936 Pravda criticizes Sjostakovitsj' "Lady Macbeth" opera
1938 1st Ski Tow starts running (in Vermont).
1938 1st Ski Tow starts running (in Vermont).
1942 General Timoshenko's troops move into Ukraine
1942 German troops occupy Benghazi Libya
1943 Chic Blackhawks beats NY Rangers 10-1, Max Bentley scores 4 goals
1943 Forward Doug Bentley sets NHL record with 5 points in a game
1944 683 British bombers attack Berlin
1944 Leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh
1944 U-271 & U-571 sunk off Ireland
1945 Dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java
1945 Gen "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell & truck convoy reopen Burma Road to China
1945 Swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands
1947 "Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000
1949 NY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith
1949 UN Security council convicts Dutch aggression in Indonesia
1950 Preston Tucker, auto maker, found not guilty of mail fraud
1951 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1951 "La Vie Commence Demain," which depicted artificial insemination & is the 1st X-rated movie, opened in London
1953 J Fred Muggs (the chimp) joins NBC's "Today Show"
1953 WJTV TV channel 12 in Jackson, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 Elvis Presley's 1st TV appearance (Dorsey Bros Stage Show)
1957 "Tonight! America After Dark" premieres, with Jack Lescoulie & Al (Jazzbo) Collins on NBC (between Steve Allen & Jack Paar)
1958 Construction began on 1st private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor
1958 Construction began on 1st private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor
1958 Construction began on 1st private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor
1958 Dodger catcher Roy Campanella is paralyzed in an automobile wreck
1959 Soviet Union wins 62-37 for 1st international basketball loss by US
1960 first photograph bounced off moon, Washington DC
1960 first photograph bounced off moon, Washington DC
1960 1st photograph bounced off Moon, Washington DC
1960 Goon Show's final episode on BBC
1960 NFL announces Dallas Cowboys (1960) & Minn Vikings (1961) franchises
1961 Republic of Rwanda proclaimed
1962 Johanne Relleke gets stung by bees 2,443 times in Rhodesia & survives
1963 -34F (-37C), Cynthiana, Kentucky (state record)
1965 The Who make their 1st appearance on British TV
1967 Rolling Stones release "Let's Spend the Night Together"
1968 29th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Chandler Harper
1968 Goose Goslin & Kiki Cuyler elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1969 2nd ABA All-Star Game: West 133 beats East 127 at Louisville
1969 Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win in N America
1970 Lubomr Strougal succeeds Cernik as premier of Czechoslovakia
1972 Oral Roberts' Eddie Woods grabs 30 rebounds for 2nd consecutive game
1973 "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV
1973 Henry Boucha, Detroit Red Wings, scores 6 sec into a game vs Mont
1973 Mickey Welch, George Kelly & Billy Evans elected to Hall of Fame
1973 Ron Howard appears on M*A*S*H in "Sometimes You Hear the Bullet"
1974 Sam Thompson, Jim Bottomley, & Jocko Conlan elected to Hall of Fame
1975 8th ABA All-Star Game: East 151 beats West 124 at San Antonio
1976 Erapalli Prasanna takes 8-76 to rip through NZ at Eden Park
1976 NBA Atlanta Hawks begin a 28 game road losing streak
1978 "Fantasy Island" starring Ricardo Montalban premieres on ABC TV
1978 "We Are the World" is recorded
1978 Ranger's Don Murdoch failed on 4th penalty shot against Islanders
1978 Ted Nugent autographs a fan's arm with his knife
1979 "Wiz" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 1672 performances
1979 Arthur Kopit's "Wings," premieres in NYC
1980 37th Golden Globes: Dustin Hoffman & Sally Field wins
1981 "5 O'Clock Girl" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 12 performances
1981 William J Casey becomes 13th director of CIA (until 1987)
1981 Olympic Glory tanker at Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 1 million gallons of oil in a ship collision
1982 US Gen Dozier freed from Red Brigade of Padua Italy
1982 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1984 41th Golden Globes: Thornbirds wins
1984 LA Kings stop Wayne Gretzky 51 game scoring streak
1984 Mr Glynn Wolfe marries for non-bigamous record 26th time, Las Vegas
1984 Record 295,000 dominoes toppled, Fuerth, W Germany
1985 12th American Music Award
1986 Space Shuttle Challenger explodes, killing a brave crew and NASA.
1986 Space Shuttle Challenger explodes, killing a brave crew and NASA.
1986 "Uptown... It's Hot!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 24 perfs
1986 25th Space Shuttle (51L)-Challenger 10 explodes 73 sec after liftoff
1986 Angolan Unity Leader Jonas Savimbi visits Washington, DC
1987 US Foreign minister George Shultz meets ANC-leader Oliver Tambo
1987 Wrestler Jim Neidhart indicted for assaulting a flight attendant
1988 "Saratina!" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 597 performances
1988 Canada's Supreme court declares anti-abortion law unconstitutional
1989 46th Golden Globes: Rainman, Working Girl
1989 63rd Australian Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (64 64)
1989 Boon completes 7th Test century, 149 v WI at SCG
1990 "Independent on Sunday" begins publishing in London
1990 78th Australian Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats S Edberg (46 76 52-ret)
1990 Superbowl XXIV: SF 49ers beat Denver Broncos, 55-10 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, QB
1991 "A Closer Look" with Faith Daniels premieres on NBC-TV
1991 18th American Music Award: M C Hammer & Janet Jackson
1991 Boon completes ninth Test century, 121 v England at Adelaide
1991 Dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule
1992 Boon completes twelfth Test century, 135 v India at Adelaide
1992 Stan Hansen beats Jumbo Tsuruta to win All Japan Triple Crown
1994 Actress Lorraine Bracco (39) weds actor Edward James Olmos (46)
1994 Helicopter crashes into office building in San Jose Calif, 1 dead
1994 Inna Lassovskaja jumps ladies world record (14.78m)
1995 69th Australian Women's Tennis Open: Mary Pierce beats Vicario (63 62)
1995 83rd Australian Mens Tennis: Andre Agassi beats Sampras (46 61 76 64)
1995 Memphis Mad Dogs granted CFL's 13th franchise
1996 "Hello Dolly!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 118 perfs
1996 84th Australian Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats M Chang (62 64 26 62)
1996 Superbowl XXX: Dallas Cowboys beat Pitts Steelers, 27-17 in Tempe Superbowl MVP:
1998 Michelangelo, "Christ & the Woman of Samaria," sold for $7.4 million

That's All....

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