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Monday, January 29, 2018.



Birthdays


1584 Frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/Prince of Orange
1688 Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish religious leader
1688 Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)
1688 Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish religious leader
1689 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
1700 Daniel Bernoulli, Basel Switz, mathematician (10 time French award)
1703 Carlmann Kolb, composer
1711 Giuseppi Bonno, composer
1715 Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian (court)composer/pianist
1717 Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal
1737 Thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)
1737 Thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)
1737 Thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)
1756 Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, (Rep/Gov-Va)/general
1761 Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14)
1763 J G Seume, writer
1782 Daniel-Fran‡ois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo)
1782 Frantiszek Tucek Scigalski, composer
1783 Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus) [NS=Feb 9]
1784 Ferdinand Ries, composer
1798 Henry Neele, London, poet
1801 Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer (Felix Meritis)
1803 James Outram, Bulterley Hall Derbyshire, general
1810 Earnest E Kummer, German mathematician
1821 Isaac Ferdinand Quinby, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1891
1823 E.E. Kummer --1891
1823 E.E. Kummer --1891
1823 E.E. Kummer --1891
1823 E.E. Kummer --1891
1823 Franklin Gardner, Major General (Confederate Army)
1823 E.E. Kummer --1891
1824 Karl von Perfall, composer
1836 Benjamin Franklin Potts, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1887
1836 James Meech Warner, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1843 William McKinley, 25th President (1897-1901)
1843 William McKinley, Niles Ohio, (R) 25th pres (1897-1901)
1843 William McKinley, 25th President (1897-1901)
1850 Lawrence Hargrave, invented the box kite
1850 Ebenezer Howard, London, pioneer of garden cities
1850 Lawrence Hargrave, inventor (box kite)
1850 Lawrence Hargrave, invented the box kite
1852 Frederick Hymen Cowen, composer
1852 Ion Luca Caragiale, Romanian actor/playwright (O Noapte Furtunoasa)
1854 Willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian
1860 Anton Chekhov, writer (The Cherry Orchard)
1860 Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Tagarov Russia, playwright (Cherry Orchard)
1860 Anton Chekhov, writer (The Cherry Orchard)
1862 Frederick Delius, English composer
1862 Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)
1862 Frederick Delius, English composer
1864 Adolf Philipp, composer
1866 Romain Rolland, France, writer (Jean-Christophe) (Nobel 1915)
1867 Vicente Blasco Ib ¤ez, Spain, writer (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse)
1869 Andrey Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
1871 Eduardo Lopez-Chavarri y Marco, composer
1873 Luigi A, duke of the Abruzzes, Italy, explorer/climber (Mt St Elias)
1874 John David Rockefeller Jr, Cleveland Ohio, philanthropist
1874 Robert Lach, composer
1876 Carl Henrik Ludolf Nielsen, composer
1876 Havergal Brian, Dresden Staffordshire, composer
1878 Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil
1880 Claude William Dukenfield (better known as W.C. Fields)
1880 W C Fields, [William Claude Dukenfield], Phila, actor (Bank Dick)
1880 Claude William Dukenfield (better known as W.C. Fields)
1884 Juhan Aavic, composer
1885 Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter
1885 Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter
1885 Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter
1885 Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter
1885 Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter
1887 Albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion)
1889 Francisco Santiago, composer
1889 Rudolf Mauersberger, composer
1890 Marguerite Canal, composer
1891 R N Williams II, tennis champ (US Open-1914)
1892 Clifford Gray, US, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1928)
1893 Edric Cundell, composer
1893 Martian Negrea, composer
1896 Teddy Hoad, cricketer (pioneering West Indian Test batsman)
1898 Fernand Quinet, Belgian cellist/composer/conductor (La Guerre)
1898 Karl Bjarnhof, Danish blind journalist/writer (History of Sascha)
1900 Marco Tajcevic, composer
1900 Willem F K Hussem, Dutch painter/poet (Coastline, Lookout on Sea)
1901 Allen B DuMont, perfected 1st practical cathode ray tube.
1901 Allen B DuMont, inventor (perfected coml practical cathode ray tube)
1901 Allen B DuMont, perfected 1st practical cathode ray tube.
1903 Cornelis H Edelman, Dutch geologist
1905 Barnett Newmann, US painter (postpainterly abstraction)
1906 Franciscus Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920)
1906 Joe Primeau, NHL center
1908 Adam Clayton Powell, (Rep-D-NY, 1945-70)
1909 Alan Marshal, Sydney Aust, actor (White Cliffs of Dover, Lydia)
1909 Tonypandy, Viscount
1910 Henri Queff‚lec, French writer (Au bout du monde)
1910 Paul Hodder-Williams, publisher
1911 Bernard Herrmann, NYC, composes film music
1911 George Burns, British major-general
1912 Jacob "Jaap" Balk, journalist (AH, Onder de Keizerskroon)
1912 "Professor" Irwin Corey, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Car Wash, Doc)
1915 Frederic Ramsey Jr, folklorist/author
1915 Halfdan Rasmussen, Danish poet/WWII resistance fighter (Skoven)
1915 Victor Mature, Louisville KY, actor (1 Million BC, Samson & Delilah)
1916 Victor Mature
1916 Victor Mature
1916 Victor Mature
1916 Victor Mature
1916 Victor Mature
1916 Barbara Skelton, writer
1917 John Raitt, Santa Ana Calif, actor/singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game)
1918 John Forsythe
1918 John Forsythe
1918 John Forsythe
1918 John Forsythe
1918 John Forsythe
1918 John Forsythe, NJ, actor (Bachelor Father, Charlie's Angels, Dynasty)
1918 William Rigney, baseball manager (SF Giants)
1919 Norman F Simpson, British playwright (One Way Pendulum)
1920 Alec Coppen, psychiatrist
1923 Paddy Chayevsky, [Sydney], US, dramatist (Marty, Hospital)
1924 Brian Trubshaw, British test pilot
1924 Gregson, Lord
1924 Luigi Nono, Venice Italy, composer (Canonic Variations)
1925 Anthony George, Endicott NY, actor (Untouchables, Checkmate)
1925 Lane of Horsell, Lord
1925 Pier Tania (Meinte Piet), radio/TV host (ANP, De Bezetting)
1926 Abdus Salam, theoretical physicist
1926 Bob Berry, cricketer (England slow lefty 1950)
1927 Edward Abbey, US author (Desert Solitaire)
1928 Bengt Hambraeus, composer
1928 Marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician
1928 Peter Byrne, actor (Postcards from America, Carry on Cabby)
1929 Elio Petri, Italy, director (Property is no theft)
1929 William McMillan, US, rapid pistol (Olympic-gold-1960) [or Jul 3]
1930 John Junkin, actor/writer (A Hard Day's Night)
1931 Leslie Bricuse, English/US composer (Stop the world I want to get off)
1932 Clyde, Lord
1932 Raman Subba Row, CEO (Test/County Cricket Board)
1933 A C Alston, bibliographer
1933 Margaret Laird, Commissioner (Third Church Estates)
1934 Paul Gutama Soegijo, composer
1936 Malcolm Binns, concert pianist
1937 Bobby Scott, jazz singer
1938 Bill Christian, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
1939 Germaine Greer, Melbourne Australia, feminist/author (Female Eunich)
1939 O P Kolomitsev, cosmonaut
1942 Katharine Ross
1942 Katharine Ross
1942 Katharine Ross
1942 Katharine Ross
1942 Katharine Ross
1942 Arnaldo Tamayo-Mendez, Cuba, cosmonaut (Soyuz 38)
1942 Claudine Longet, France, former Mrs Andy Williams/singer
1942 F R Hartley, Vice-Chancellor (Cranfield University)
1942 Katharine Ross, Hollywood Cal, actress (Graduate, Francesca-Colbys)
1942 Richard Needham, British MP
1942 Robin Morgan, Lake Worth Fla, actress (Dagmar-Mama)
1943 Charles Fitzgerald-Lombard, Abbot of Downside
1943 Timothy Andrew James Souster, composer
1944 Barbara Moore, Wardell Mo, actress (Lisa Rogers-Man From UNCLE)
1944 Hans Plomp, Dutch writer/poet (Venus in Holland)
1945 Tom Selleck
1945 Tom Selleck
1945 Tom Selleck
1945 Tom Selleck
1945 Tom Selleck
1945 Donna Marie Caponi Young, Detroit, LPGA golfer (US Open 1969, 70)
1945 James Nicholson, British MEP
1945 Tom Selleck, Detroit Mich, actor (Lance-Rockford Files, Magnum PI)
1947 David Byron, vocalist (Uriah Heep)
1947 Israel Wetrin, managing director (Elonex)
1947 Michael Mavor, Head Master (Rugby School)
1948 Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & Lost Planet Airmen)
1948 Felice Taylor, R&B singer (I Feel Love Comin' On)
1948 Marc Singer, Vancouver Canada, actor (V, Dallas)
1949 Tommy Ramone, [Thomas Erdelyi], Budapest, rock drummer (Ramones)
1950 Ann Jillian
1950 Ann Jillian
1950 Ann Jillian
1950 Ann Jillian
1950 Ann Jillian
1950 Ann Jillian, Cambridge Mass, actress (Mr Mom, Jennifer Slept Here)
1950 Jody Schecter, South African auto maker (World Driver's 1979)
1951 Andy Roberts, cricketer (brilliant WI quickie with 202 wickets 74-84)
1951 Earl Howe
1952 Tommy Ramone, [Erdelyi], Hungary, rock drummer/bassist [Ramones)
1953 Dalila di Lazzaro, Udine Italy, covergirl/model (Vogue)
1954 Oprah Winfrey
1954 Oprah Winfrey
1954 Oprah Winfrey
1954 Oprah Winfrey
1954 Oprah Winfrey
1954 Alejandro Casa¤as, Havana Cuba, 110m hurdler (Olympic-silv-1976, 80)
1954 Dick Manitoba, vocalist (Dictators)
1954 Oprah Winfrey, Mississippi, actress/TV host (Color Purple, Oprah)
1955 John Tate, US, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1968)
1957 Irlene Mandrell, Corpus Christi Tx, country singer (Mandrell Sisters)
1957 Jac Bico, Dutch guitarist/singer (Tambourine)
1958 Judy Norton-Taylor, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Mary Ellen-Waltons)
1958 Ole Mortensen, cricketer (pace bowler for Derbyshire & Denmark)
1959 Paul McGann, actor (Dr Who)
1960 Greg Louganis
1960 Greg Louganis
1960 Greg Louganis
1960 Greg Louganis
1960 Greg Louganis
1960 Cho-Liang Lin, Taiwan, violinist (Queen Sophia 1st prize)
1960 Eddie Jackson, bassist (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
1960 Gregory Efthimos Louganis, San Diego Ca, diver (Olympic-gold-1984, 88)
1960 Matthew Ashford, Davenport IA, actor (Jack Devaraux-Days of Our Lives)
1960 Sean Kerly, hockey player
1960 Steve Sax, 2nd baseman (LA Dodgers, NY Yankees, Chic White Sox)
1961 Mike Aldrete, US baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics, NY Yankees)
1962 Nicholas Turturro, Queens NY, actor (James Martinez-NYPD Blue)
1963 Michelle Bell, Melrose MA, LPGA golfer (1981 Mass School Girls Champ)
1964 Andre Reed, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
1964 John Gallagher, rugby league player
1964 John Habyan, US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1964 Roddy Frame, rock vocalist/guitarist (Aztec Camera-Stray)
1965 Dominik Hasek, Pardubice CZE, NHL goalie (Czech Oly-Gold-98, Buffalo)
1965 Peter Lundgren, Sweden, tennis star
1965 Tim Johnson, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
1967 David Pitcher, CFL fullback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1967 Khalid Skah, Midelt Morocco, 5k/10k runner
1967 Sean Burke, Windsor, NHL goalie (Hartford Whalers)
1967 Stacey King, NBA forward/center (Miami Heat)
1968 Aeneas Williams, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
1968 Chris Pringle, (New Zealand cricket pace bowler (since 1990)
1968 Ed Burns, director/actor (Brothers McMullen)
1968 Harold Green, NFL running back (Cin Bengals, Atlanta Falcons)
1968 John Hudson, NFL center/guard (NY Jets, Phila Eagles)
1968 Kevin Roberson, US baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs)
1969 Aeneas Williams, cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
1969 Flora Perfetti, Faenza Italy, tennis star (1995 Futures-Reims-FRA)
1969 Karen Fonteyne, Calgary Alberta, synchro swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)
1969 Robert Young, NFL player (St Louis Rams)
1970 Eric Gouka, cricketer (Netherlands pace bowler 1996 World Cup)
1970 Heather Graham, Milwaukee WI, actress (Drugstore Cowboy, Diggstown)
1970 Scott Davis, guard (Atlanta Falcons)
1971 Chris Vargas, CFL quarterback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1971 Jamal Fountaine, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers, Atlanta Falcons)
1972 Hessley Hempstead, NFL guard (Detroit Lions)
1972 Scott Davis, Great Falls Mont, figure skater (Olympics-1994)
1972 Simon Cook, cricketer (Victorian pace bowler joined NSW 1995-96)
1973 Darnell Stephens, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1973 Jason Schmidt, Lewiston ID, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1973 Scott Milanovich, quarterback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1974 David LaFleur, tight end (Dallas Cowboys)
1974 Jeff Mitchell, corner (Baltimore Ravens)
1974 Kris Burley, Truro Nova Scotia, gymnist (Olympics-96)
1974 Pat Walsh, WLAF Tackle (London Monarchs)
1975 Hendrik Dreekmann, Germany, tennis star
1975 Kelly Packard, Glendale CA, actress (Tiffani Smith-California Dreams)
1975 Lorraine Magwenzi, Miss Zimbabwe Universe (1997)
1975 Maarten Kerkhof, soccer player (Vitesse, De Graafschap)
1975 Sara Gilbert, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Melissa-Roseanne)
1976 Ilmira Shamsutdinova, Miss Universe-Russia/best costume (1996)
1977 Martin Hohenberger, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1979 Andrew Keegan, actor (Step by Step, Party of Five)
1980 Jason James Richter, Medford OR, actor (Free Willy)

Events


1523 Sermon of Constanz: Zwingli defends 67 Schlussreden
1574 Sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet
1587 Deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain
1613 Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees
1676 Fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia
1728 John Gays' "Beggar's Opera," premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]
1732 Paris churchyard Saint-M‚dard closed after Jansenistic ritual
1781 Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich
1788 Australia Day
1788 Australia Day
1788 Australia Day
1802 John Beckley of Virginia appointed 1st Librarian of Congress
1834 Pres Jackson orders 1st use of US troops to suppress a labor dispute
1839 Charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood
1845 Edgar Allen Poe's "Raven" 1st published (NYC)
1848 Sicily accepts new Constitution (choose parliament/freedom of press)
1850 Henry Clay introduces a comprise bill on slavery to US Senate
1856 Victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery
1860 American College established in Rome by Pope Pius IX
1861 Kansas becomes 34th state
1861 Kansas becomes 34th state
1861 Kansas becomes 34th state
1863 Battle at Bear River, Washington: US army vs indians
1864 Battle of Moorefield, WV (Rosser's Raid)
1872 Francis L Cardoza elected State Treasurer of South Carolina
1879 Custer Battlefield National Monument, Mont established
1886 1st successful gasoline-driven car patented, Karl Benz, Karlsruhe
1895 King Koko's Kopermannen assault on Akassa Niger, 100's killed
1896 Emile Grubbe is 1st dr to use radiation treatment for breast cancer
1900 Boers under Joubert beat English at Spionkop Natal, 2,000 killed
1900 American League organized in Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee & Minneapolis
1903 Dutch railroad workers strike
1904 1st athletic letters given: to Univ of Chicago football team.
1904 1st athletic letters given: to Univ of Chicago football team.
1904 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)
1906 Coen de King skates world record time: 32,370 km
1908 Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, at Cornell University, incorporates
1912 Martial law declared in textile strike in Lawrence, MA
1913 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, at Howard University, incorporates
1916 1st bombings of Paris by German Zeppelins takes place
1917 English submarine K13 leaves Gaire Loch
1919 Secretary of state proclaims 18th amendment (prohibition)
1920 Walt Disney starts 1st job as an artist $40 week with KC Slide Co
1920 Walt Disney starts 1st job as an artist $40 week with KC Slide Co
1920 Walt Disney starts 1st job as an artist; $40 week with KC Slide Co
1921 Hurricane hits Washington & Oregon
1922 Union of Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras & El Salvador dissolved
1923 1st flight of autogiro (Juan de la Cierva, Madrid Spain)
1924 Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland
1925 British Liberals choose David Lloyd George as party leader
1927 4th German govt of Marx forms
1929 Seeing Eye Guide Dog Organization forms
1932 Test debut of Bill O'Reilly, vs South Africa at Adelaide
1933 German president von Hindenburg appoints Hitler chancellor
1936 1st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame-Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson & Walter Johnson
1942 1st broadcast of Roy Plomley's "Desert Island Discs" on BBC
1942 German & Italian troops occupy Banghazi
1942 Peru & Ecuador sign Protocol of Rio (boundary determiniation)
1943 New Zealand's Kiwi cruiser collides with Jap sub I-1 at Guadalcanal
1943 Sidney Kingsley's "Patriots," premieres in NYC
1944 William Allen White dies.
1944 William Allen White dies.
1944 William Allen White dies.
1944 William Allen White dies.
1944 William Allen White dies.
1944 285 German bombers attack London
1947 Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," premieres in NYC
1948 "Look Ma, I'm Dancin'" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 188 perfs
1948 Commissioner Happy Chandler fines the Yankees, Cubs, & Phillies $500 each for signing high school players
1949 Brit, Belgium, Lux, Neth, NZ & Switz recognize Israel
1951 "Where's Charley?" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 56 performances
1951 Baseball signs 6 year All-Star pact for TV-radio rights for $6 million
1951 Liz Taylor's 1st divorce (Conrad Hilton Jr)
1953 1st movie in Cinemascope (The Robe) premieres
1954 Arnold Schoenberg's "De Profundis," premieres in Cologne
1955 John Williams Cox buys Yankee Stadium, sells grounds to Knights of Columbus, later leaves structure to Rice University (1962)
1956 F Drrenmatt's "Der Besuch der Alten Dame," premieres in Zrich
1957 Graham Greene's "Potting Shed," premieres in NYC
1958 Murderer, Charles Starkweather, captured by police in Wyoming
1958 Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward wed
1959 Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" is released
1959 Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" is released
1959 Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" released
1961 US female Figure Skating championship won by Laurence Owen
1961 US male Figure Skating championship won by Bradley Lord
1963 Jim Thorpe, Red Grange & George Halas elected to football hall of fame
1964 9th Winter Olympic games open in Innsbruck, Austria
1964 Beatles record in German "Komm, Gib Mir Diene Hand" & "Sie Leibt Dich"
1964 Most lopsided high-school basketball score 211-29 (Louisiana)
1964 NBC purchases AFL 5 year (1965-69) TV rights for $36 million
1964 Stanley Kubrick's"Dr Strangelove," premieres
1964 Unmanned Apollo 1 Saturn launcher test attains Earth orbit
1966 "Sweet Charity" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 608 performances
1966 Lawry & Simpson complete 244 opening stand v England, Adelaide
1966 Snow storm in north east US kills 165
1966 US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming
1966 US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen
1967 "Let's Sing Yiddish" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 107 perfs
1967 Branch Rickey & Lloyd Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1967 Kees Verkerk becomes European skating champ
1967 WDAZ TV channel 8 in Devils Lake, ND (ABC) begins broadcasting
1968 Nauru adopts constitution
1969 Jimi Hendrix & Peter Townshend wage a battle of guitars
1969 Sheahan & Connolly hang on for exciting draw Aust v W Indies
1970 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1971 Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, v England at Adelaide
1972 5th ABA All-Star Game: East 142 beats West 115 at Louisville
1974 27th NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 6-4 at Chicago
1975 "Men on the Moon" opens at Little Theater NYC for 5 performances
1975 1st Annual Comedy Awards of the Year hosted by Alan King
1975 W I win Fifth Test against India to take exciting series 3-2
1976 Zeiss planetarium in Hague destroyed by fire
1978 Joanne Carner wins Colgate Triple Crown Match-Play Golf Championship
1979 9th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 13-7
1979 Brenda Spencer kills 2, inspires Boomtown Rats "I Don't Like Mondays"
1979 Chinese vice-premier Deng Xiaoping visits Washington, DC
1979 Emerson, Lake & Palmer disband after 10 years together
1979 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 13-7
1979 Pres Carter commuted Patricia Hearst's 7 year sentence to 2 years
1980 6 Iranian held US hostages escape with help of Canadians
1980 Cleve Cavaliers beat LA Lakers 154-153 in quadruple OT
1981 AL approves sale of White Sox to Jerry Reinsdorf & Eddie Einhorn for $20 million, & 80% of Mariners to George Argyros for $104 million
1982 Old Dominion ends La Tech's women's basketball rec 54-game win streak
1982 Wayne Garland, baseball 1st millionaire free agent, waived by Indians
1983 "Down Under" by Men At Work hit #1 on UK pop chart
1983 40th Golden Globes: Gandhi, ET & Tootsie win
1984 34th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 154-145 (OT) at Denver
1984 Actress Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) marries Robert Altman
1984 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 45-3
1984 Pres Reagan formally announces he will seek a 2nd term
1984 Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic of Deer Creek
1984 Space Shuttle 41-B (STS-11) Challenger launched
1985 Jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th pt of season in game 39
1985 pop stars in LA record "We Are The World"
1986 193.8 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
1986 Yoweri Museveni sworn in as president of Uganda
1987 Lisa files for separation from husband NY Met Darryl Strawberry
1987 William J Casey, ends term as 13th director of CIA
1988 Canadian Ben Johnson breaks own 50-yard dash world record at 5.15
1988 Detroit's Kirk Gibson signs a 3-year contract with Dodgers
1988 Largest NBA crowd-Boston Celtics at Detroit (61,938)
1988 United Airlines Boeing 747SP, circles world in 36h54m15s
1989 77th Australian Men Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Miloslav Mecir (62 62 62)
1989 Cleveland's Chris Dudley misses 5 free throws during 1 foul attempt
1989 Dottie Mochrie wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic
1989 Dow jumps 38.06 recoups 508-pt loss since Oct 1987; index at 2,256.43
1989 Episcopal church appoints 1st female bishop
1989 L I preacher Gene Profeta pleads guilty to tax-evasion
1989 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 34-3
1989 Orlando Arena opens
1989 USSR's Phobos II enters Martian orbit
1989 Game-winning RBI, official statistic dropped after 9 years of use NY Mets Keith Hernandez is the all-time leader with 129
1990 Exxon Valdez capt Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial due to oil spill
1991 "Piano Lesson" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 320 perfs
1991 Nelson Mandela & Mangosuthu Buthelezi meet after 28 years
1993 Test debut of Vinod Kambli, prolific Indian batsman
1995 Andre Agassi defeats Pete Sampras to win Australian Open
1995 Greg Blewett scores century on Test debut vs England, Adelaide
1995 Superbowl XXIX: SF 49ers beat SD Chargers, 49-26 in Miami
1995 Superbowl MVP: Steve Young, San Francisco, QB
1996 23rd American Music Award: Garth Brooks wins
1996 Last day of Test cricket for David Boon
1996 6,138th performance of "Cats" is held in London, surpassing record of Broadway's longest-running musical, "A Chorus Line"
1998 "Capeman," opens at Marquis Theater NYC
1998 Singers Bobby Brown found guiilty of DWI in Ft Lauderdale Fla
1998 Soyuz TM-27 launches to MIR
1998 Thick Fog causes highway carnage in Belgium & Netherlands, 6 die
1998 Woman's Clinic in Birmingham Ala bombed, 1 killed

That's All....

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