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Tuesday, January 30, 2018.



Birthdays


1563 Franciscus Gomarus, [François Gomaer], Dutch theologist/opera singer
1566 Alessandro Piccinini, composer
1609 Wenzel E Fürst von Lobkowitz, Austrian chencellor (-1674)
1616 William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)
1624 Arnold Geulincx, South Netherland, philosopher (About Virtue)
1628 George Villiers, 2nd duke of Buckingham England
1647 Konrad Hoffler, composer
1687 [Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, baptized
1694 Joseph Joachim Benedict Munster, composer
1697 Johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer
1708 Georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist
1710 Vigilio Blasio Faitello, composer
1719 Magnus G Lichtwer, German writer (Äsopischer Fabeln)
1724 Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer
1752 Joseph Matthias Kracher, composer
1756 Josef Preindl, composer
1760 Franz Xaver Partsch, composer
1775 Walter Savage Landor, Warwick, critic/writer (Imaginary Conversation)
1781 A v Chamisso, writer
1789 George Augustus Kollmann, composer
1797 Edwin Vose Sumner, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1814 Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian glass painter
1816 Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1822 John Basil Turchin, [Ivan Turchinoff], Brig General (Union volunteers)
1829 Alfred Cummings, Georgia, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1910
1830 James G Blaine, US, minister of foreign affairs
1834 Lord Avebury, [John Lubbock], British banker/politician
1835 Oliver Edwards, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1904
1841 Alfred Townsend George, Civil War journalist, died in 1914
1844 Moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, German gen/gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17)
1846 Francis H Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism)
1853 Leland Hone, cricketer (England keeper 1879 without county experience)
1861 Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, Mulhouse Alsace, composer
1862 Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer
1865 Samuel Pl'h Naber, Dutch rear-admiral/librarian
1866 Gelett Burgess, author (Purple Cow)
1871 Seymour Hicks, St Helier Jersey, actor-manager (Scrooge)
1871 Wilfred Lucas, actor (Pardon Us, Chump at Oxford)
1873 Rose Melville, actress (Sis)
1882 Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President (1933-1945)
1882 Franklin Delano Roosevelt, New Hyde Park NY, 32nd Pres (D) (1933-1945)
1882 Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President (1933-1945)
1885 John Henry Towers, aviator/naval hero
1892 Charles Trowbridge Haubiel, composer
1892 Grigore Gafencu, Roman minister of Foreign affairs (1938-39)
1894 Boris III, czar of Bulgaria (1918-43)
1894 Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter (Reuzenstoet)
1898 Alfred Schläppi, Switzerland, 4 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1924)
1899 Max Theiler, English/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)
1900 Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, composer
1900 Martita Hunt, Argentina, actress (Man in Grey, Becket)
1900 Sandy Powell, Rotherham England, costume designer (Rob Roy)
1901 Earl of Huntingdon, mural painter
1901 H E Nossak, writer
1902 Elise Cavanna, actress (Pharmacist, Dentist, Barber Shop)
1902 Nikolaus Pevsner, Engl, art historian (The Buildings of England)
1903 G Evelyn Hutchinson, British zoologist (Treatise on Limnology)
1906 Greta Nissen, actress (Ambassador Bill)
1909 Mihaly Hajou, composer
1909 Richard Hearne, Norwich England, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower)
1909 Saul David Alinsky, Chic Ill, radical writer (John L Lewis)
1910 Frans Dohmen, union leader (Dutch Catholic Mineworker's Union)
1911 Alexander George Ogston, biochemist
1911 Hugh Marlowe, Phila Pa, actor (Ellery Queen)
1911 Roy Eldridge, Pitts Pa, jazz trumpeter (Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw)
1912 Barbara Tuchman, US, historian/author (Pulitzer, Guns of August)
1912 Jadwiga Wajsowna-Marcinkiewicz, discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1932)
1913 Dicky Fuller, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935, 1, 0-12)
1913 Percy Thrower, English radio host
1914 David Wayne, Traverse City Mich, actor (Andromeda Strain, Adams Rib)
1914 John Ireland, Vancouver BC, actor (Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral)
1914 Louis Osman, artist architect goldsmith medallist/craftsman
1915 Dorothy Dell, actor (Little Miss Marker, Wharf Angel)
1915 John D Profumo, England, politician (C)
1915 Pierre Wissmer, Swiss composer/theory (Capitaine Bruno)
1918 David Opatoshu, NYC, actor (Bonino, Secret Empire, Masada)
1918 Jarl André Bjerke, [Bernhard Borge], Norwegian poet/writer
1919 Robert Suter, composer
1920 George Skibine, Russ/US dancer/choreographer (Tragedy in Verona)
1920 Patrick Heron, abstract painter
1921 Bernie Leighton, West Haven Ct, orch leader (Chance of a Lifetime)
1922 Dick Martin
1922 Dick Martin
1922 Dick Martin
1922 Dick Martin
1922 Dick Martin
1922 Dick Martin, Detroit Mich, actor/comedian (Laugh-In, Carbon Copy)
1922 Pal Jardanyi, composer
1924 Margaret Beda Nicholson, author (No Medals for the Major)
1925 Dorothy Malone, Chic, actress (At Gunpoint, Night & Day, Peyton Place)
1926 Ruth Brown, Portsmouth Va, actress (Leona-Hello Larry, Checking In)
1927 Olof Palme, Stockholm, PM of Sweden (1969-76, 1982-86) assassinated
1928 Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster
1928 Harold Prince, US producer/director (West Side Story, Evita)
1928 Mitch Leigh, composer
1929 Hugh Tayfield, cricketer (celebrated S African off-spinner 1949-60)
1929 Viscount Long
1930 Magnus Adem Malan, South African minister of Defense (1980- )
1931 Gene Hackman
1931 Gene Hackman
1931 Gene Hackman
1931 Gene Hackman
1931 Gene Hackman
1931 Gene Hackman, Calif, actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Under Fire, Superman)
1931 Jack Bowman, Chief Constable (Tayside)
1931 Shirley Hazzard, Australian author (Transit of Venus)
1931 Stewart B McKinney, (Rep-R-CT, 1971- )
1932 Kazuo Inamori, Japanese business executive (Kyocera Ceramics Co)
1933 Louis Rukeyser
1933 Louis Rukeyser
1933 Louis Rukeyser
1933 Louis Rukeyser
1933 Louis Rukeyser
1933 Bob Muddimer, CEO (Ranks Hovis McDougall)
1933 Louis Rukeyser, financial whiz (Wall Street Week)
1933 Richard Brautigan, Tacoma Wash, novelist/poet (Trout Fishing...)
1933 Richard Dufallo, Chicago Ill, clarinetist/conductor
1934 Tammy Grimes
1934 Tammy Grimes
1934 Tammy Grimes
1934 Tammy Grimes
1934 Tammy Grimes
1934 Tammy Grimes, Lynn Mass, actress (Can't Stop the Music)
1935 John George Hughes, bishop of Kensington
1935 Martin Taylor, former vice-chairman, Hanson
1935 Richard Brautigan
1937 Boris Spassky
1937 Vanessa Redgrave
1937 Boris Spassky
1937 Vanessa Redgrave
1937 Boris Spassky
1937 Vanessa Redgrave
1937 Boris Spassky
1937 Vanessa Redgrave
1937 Boris Spassky of USSR, world chess champion (1969-72)
1937 Boris Spassky
1937 Vanessa Redgrave
1937 Boris Spassky, USSR, world chess champion (1969-72)
1937 Vanessa Redgrave, London, actress (Blow-Up, Julia, Orient Express)
1937 Boris Spassky of USSR, world chess champion (1969-72)
1938 Marcel P A van Dam, Dutch politician/CEO (VARA Radio/TV)
1938 Marlies van Alcmaer, [Smal], Dutch actress/director (Bridge too Far)
1939 Eleanor Smeal, feminist/pres (NOW)
1939 Frank R Wolf, (Rep-R-VA, 1981- )
1939 Nick Gaselee, racehorse trainer
1940 David Johnson, composer
1941 Dick Cheney, (Rep-R-Wyo), Bush's secretary of defense (1989-93)
1941 Joe Terranoua, rocker (Danny & The Juniors)
1942 Marty Balin
1942 Marty Balin
1942 Marty Balin
1942 Marty Balin
1942 Marty Balin
1942 Andres, [Dries Holten], Dutch singer (Sandra & Andres)
1942 Christopher Howes, Crown Estate Second Commissioner
1942 Dave Brown, cricketer (Warwicks pace bowler, played 26X for England)
1942 Heidi Brühl, German actress/singer (Mädels vom Immenhof)
1942 Marty Balin, Cincinnati, singer (Jefferson Starship-Miracles)
1943 Davy Johnson, baseball manager (NY Mets)
1943 Sandy Deane, rocker
1944 John Thornton, English chocolate factory/multi-millionaire
1944 Lord Westwood
1944 Lynn Harrell, NYC, cellist
1945 Michael Dorris, writer
1945 Robert Wittinger, composer
1946 Lord Mackay of Drumadoon, British QC
1947 Martin Christoph Redel, composer
1947 Steve Marriott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Humble Pie-Eat It, Faces)
1948 Earl of Huntingdon
1948 Nicholas Broomfield, director/editor (Dark Obsession, Heidi Fleiss)
1949 William King, Alabama, soul trumpeteer (Commodores-Easy)
1950 Bruce Howard Lidington, actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses)
1950 Silvia Bertolaccini, LPGA golfer
1951 Phil Collins
1951 Phil Collins
1951 Phil Collins
1951 Phil Collins
1951 Phil Collins
1951 Bobby Stokes, footballer
1951 Charles S Dutton, Balt Md, actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc)
1951 Clifford Leon Anderson, rocker (Cure)
1951 Marv Ross, rocker (Quarterflash)
1951 Phil Collins, England, singer/drummer (Genesis-Against All Odds)
1951 Trevor Laughlin, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1978-79)
1954 Alides Hidding, singer/guitarist (Time Bandits)
1955 Curtis Strange, Norfolk VA, PGA golfer (1989 US Open)
1955 Judith Tarr, US, sci-fi author (Isle of Glass, Ars Magica)
1955 Michael Thompson, guitarist (Afterburn, Fresh, Sahara, Gridlock'd)
1957 William Payne Stewart, Springfield MO, PGA golfer (1983 Walt Disney)
1958 Brett Butler
1958 Brett Butler
1958 Brett Butler
1958 Brett Butler
1958 Brett Butler
1958 Brett Butler, Montgomery Ala, comedienne (Grace-Grace Under Fire)
1958 Rob van Zandvoort, Dutch rock vocalist/keyboardist (Jack of Hearts)
1959 Jody Watley, Chic, dancer (Solid Gold)/singer (Looking For a New Love)
1960 Tony O'Dell, Pasadena Calif, actor (Alan Pinkard-Head of the Class)
1961 Ranjit Madurasinghe, cricketer (3 Tests for Sri Lanka 1988-92)
1964 Cheryl Akemi Toma, Pearl City Hawaii, Miss Hawaii-America (1991)
1965 Julie McCullough, Honolulu Hi, playmate (Feb 86)/actr (Growing Pains)
1966 Danielle Goyette, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)
1966 Daphne Ashbrook, Long Beach Calif, actress (Liz-Our Family Honor)
1967 Bill Leverty, Richmond Va, guitarist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime)
1968 Bob Nardella, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
1968 Felipe de Borbon, Prince of Asturias, heir to Spanish throne
1970 Edwin de Kruyf/Kruijff, soccer player (FC Utrecht, FC Groningen)
1970 Hans Spark, soccer player (RKC)
1970 Oleg Khmyl, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Oly-98)
1970 Scott Levins, Spokane, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)
1971 Brent Moss, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 Chris Slade, NFL outside linebacker (New England Patriots)
1971 Derek Allen, NFL/WLAF offensive linebacker (NY Giants, Rhein Fire)
1971 Kevin Knox, WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire)
1971 Kimo Von Oelhoffen, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
1971 Milko Pieren, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
1971 Quentin Neujahr, NFL center (Baltimore Ravens, Cleve Browns)
1971 Takeshi Yamanaka, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
1971 Trent Klatt, Robbinsdale, NHL right wing (Phila Flyers)
1972 Burt Thornton, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1972 Chris Simon, Wawa, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
1972 Jill McGill, Denver CO, LPGA golfer (1995 British Open-2nd)
1973 Brad Yamaoka, CFL running back (BC Lions)
1973 Holly Noelle Roehl, Miss Indiana USA (1996)
1973 Jalen Rose, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)
1973 Jimmy Oliver, NFL wide receiver (SD Chargers)
1973 Sharone Wright, NBA center/forward (Toronto Raptors)
1974 Christian Bale, Wales, actor (Empire of the Sun, Little Women)
1974 Martina Jerant, Windsor Ontario, basketball center (Olympics-96)
1974 Robert Rollins, cricketer (big-hitting Essex wicketkeeper-batsman)
1976 Florian Keller, Munchen GER, hockey player (Team Germany, Rosenheim)
1978 Lnd Girchoukevitch, NHL goaltender (Belarus, Oly-98)
1979 Diva Zappa, daughter of Frank
1979 Karen Smith, Australian field hockey midfielder/halfback (Olympics-96)

Events


World Law Day
Holiday of Three Hierachs (Eastern Orthodox)
World Law Day
Holiday of Three Hierachs (Eastern Orthodox)
1077 Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Henry IV
1349 Günther of Schwarzburg chosen German anti-king
1349 Jews of Freilsburg Germany are massacred
1467 Battle at Velke Kostolany: Hung king Mátyás Corvinus beats Bratríci
1487 Bell chimes invented
1522 Duke of Albany takes captured French back to Scotland
1544 Adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland
1592 Ippolito Aldobrandini elected Pope Clement VIII
1647 King Charles I handed over to English parliament
1647 Scots agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for ť400,
1648 Spain & Netherlands sign Peace of Münster, ending Tachtigjarige War
1667 Treaty of Andrussovo: Russia & Poland sign peace treaty
1713 England & Netherlands sign 2nd anti-French boundary treaty
1774 Capt Cook reaches 71° 10' S, 1820 km from S pole (record)
1781 Articles of Confederation ratified by 13th state, Maryland
1790 Lifeboat 1st tested at sea, by Mr Greathead, the inventor
1797 Congress refuses to accept 1st petitions from American blacks
1798 Rep Matthew Lyon (Vt) spits in face of Rep Roger Griswold (Ct) in US House of Representatives, after an argument
1800 US population: 5,308,483; Black population 1,002,037 (18.9%)
1804 Mungo Park leaves England seeking source of Niger River
1806 Prussia takes possession of Hanover
1815 Burned Library of Congress reestablished with Jefferson's 6500 vols
1818 Keats composes his sonnet, "When I Have Fears"
1820 Edward Bransfield aboard Williams discovers Antarctica (UK claim)
1835 Richard Lawrence misfires at Pres Andrew Jackson in Washington DC
1847 Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco.
1847 Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco.
1847 Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco
1853 Emperor Napoleon III marries Eugénie Maria de Montijo y de Guzman
1854 1st election in Washington Territory; 1,682 votes cast
1858 Charles Hallé founds Hallé Orchestra in Manchester
1858 William Wells Brown published 1st Black drama, "Leap to Freedom"
1862 US Navy's 1st ironclad warship, the "Monitor", launched.
1862 US Navy's 1st ironclad warship, the "Monitor", launched.
1862 US Navy's 1st ironclad warship (Monitor) launched
1877 Storm flood ravages Dutch coastal provinces
1879 French President MacMahon resigns
1883 England team presented with ashes of a bail after Sydney Test
1888 Harry Moses 297 not out for NSW against Victoria
1889 John Herschel uses camera obscura to photograph 48" (120cm) telescope
1889 Victoria beat NSW after following on (NSW all out 63 needed 76)
1892 Bobby Abel carries his bat for 132* for England in SCG Test
1892 Capt Lugard occupies Uganda's King Mwanga's hide out
1894 Pneumatic hammer patented by Charles King of Detroit
1894 US flag fired on in Rio; prompt satisfaction exacted by Adm Benham
1895 C J Eady (Tas) 1st Australian to score twin centuries (v Vic)
1895 SS Elbe sinks after collision in North Sea, 332 killed
1895 Tasmania beat Victoria for 1st F-C victory in 41 years
1911 1st rescue of an air passenger by a ship, near Havana, Cuba
1913 House of Lords rejects Irish Home Rule Bill
1915 German submarine attack on Le Havre
1915 No 10 batsman F W Hyett scores century on debut, Vic v Tas
1917 1st jazz record in United States is cut.
1917 1st jazz record in United States is cut.
1917 1st jazz record recorded (Dark Town Strutters Ball)
1919 Reds hire Pat Moran as manager as Christy Mathewson, is still in France with US Army
1920 Québec's Joe Malone sets NHL record of 7 goals in a game
1921 French rapist-murderer Henri-Désiré Landru sentenced to death
1922 Ted McDonald takes 8-58 in big Victorian win over NSW
1922 World Law Day, 1st celebrated
1924 Ponsford scores second 110 of the game in Vic win over NSW
1925 Turkish govt throws out Constantine VI of Constantinople
1927 Left wins national election in Thüringen
1928 1st radio telephone connection between Netherlands & US
1928 Bradman scores 134 not out (225 mins, 13 fours) NSW v Vic
1928 Eugene O'Neill's "Strange Interlude," premieres in NYC
1930 Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Banya," premieres in Leningrad
1931 Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" premieres at Los Angeles Theater
1932 Grimmett 7-116 in South Africa 1st innings at Adelaide Oval
1933 "Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio
1933 Adolph Hitler named German Chancellor, forms govt with Von Papen
1933 Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match
1934 1st theatrical presentation sponsored by US government, NYC
1934 Bert Ironmonger ends Sheffield Shield career age 51 yrs 298 days
1934 Hitler proclamation on German unified states
1935 Ezra Pound meets Mussolini, reads from a draft of "Cantos"
1936 New owners of Boston Braves ask newspapermen to pick a new nickname
1936 Victoria need 442 to win against NSW, but lose, all out for 415 They pick "The Bees" it doesn't catch on & is scrapped by 1940 season
1937 2nd of Stalin's purge trials; Pyatakov & 16 others sentenced to death
1939 Heavy after shocks destroy some of Chile
1939 Hitler calls for extermination of European Jews
1940 Benjamin Britten's "Lesson Illuminations" premieres in London
1940 Cor Jongert wins 6th Dutch 11 Cities Skating Race
1940 Hassett's second 122 of the game for Vic can't stop a NSW win
1941 Australian troops conquer Derna Libya
1942 Japanese troops land on Ambon
1943 6 British Mosquito's daylight bomb Berlin
1943 German assault on French in Tunisia
1943 German under officers shot down in Haarlem Neth
1943 Hitler promotes Friedrich von Paul to general-fieldmarshal
1943 Illegal opposition newspaper Loyal begins publishing
1943 USS Chicago sinks in Pacific Ocean
1944 US invades Majuro, Marshall Islands
1945 "Wilhelm Gustloff" torpedoed off Danzig by Soviet sub-c 7,700 die
1945 German ship "Wilhelm Gustloff" torpedoed, 4,800 killed
1946 1st issue of Franklin Roosevelt dime
1948 5th Winter Olympic games open in St Moritz, Switzerland
1950 "Robert Montgomery Presents" dramatic anthology premieres on NBC TV
1950 Pres Truman orders development of H-bomb [or 0131?]
1951 Belgium refuses to allow communists to make speeches on radio
1952 Lehmer verifies: 2^521-1 & 2^607-1 (183 ciphers) Mersenne-prime #
1952 Paul Creston's 4th Symphony, premieres
1954 Belgium ends trade agreement with USSR
1954 Italy's Fanfani govt resigns
1956 Elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes"
1956 KRMA TV channel 6 in Denver, CO (PBS) begins broadcasting
1956 KTXS TV channel 12 in Sweetwater-Abilene, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 Martin Luther King Jr's home bombed
1957 US Congress accepts "Eisenhower-doctrine"
1958 1st 2-way moving sidewalk in service, Dallas Tx
1958 Baseball announces players & coaches rather than fans pick all stars
1958 Dore Schary's "Sunrise at Campobello," premieres in NYC
1958 House of Lords passes bill allowing women in
1959 Australia 1-200 1st day 4th Test v England, Adelaide Oval
1959 Paul Hindemith's symphony "Pittsburgh," premieres
1960 CIA OKs Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft (Oxcart)
1960 Dutch communist trade union EVC'58 disbands
1960 Riot curtails third days play at Port-Of-Spain WI v England
1960 US female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
1960 US male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
1961 Bobby Darin is youngest performer to headline a TV special on NBC
1961 JFK asks for an Alliance for Progress & Peace Corp
1961 KAET TV channel 8 in Phoenix, AZ (PBS) begins broadcasting
1961 Lance Gibbs takes hat-trick (Mackay, Grout, Misson) at Adelaide
1962 UN General Assembly censures Portugal (because of Angola)
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 2 members of Flying Wallendas' high-wire act killed when their 7-person pyramid collapsed during a performance in Detroit
1964 Military coup of Gen Nguyen Khanh in South Vietnam
1964 Ranger 6 launched; makes perfect flight to Moon, but cameras fail
1965 "The Name Game" by Shirley Ellis hits #3
1965 State funeral of Winston Churchill
1966 -19°F (-28°C), Corinth, Mississippi (state record)
1966 -27°F (-33°C), New Market, Alabama (state record)
1966 Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (2:05.2)
1966 Dmitri Sjostakovitsj completes his 11th string quartet
1968 Bobby Goldsboro records his biggest hit, "Honey"
1968 Vietcong launch Tet-offensive on US embassy in Saigon
1969 US/Canada ISIS 1 launched to study ionosphere
1969 US/Canada ISIS 1 launched to study ionosphere
1969 Beatles perform their last gig together, a free concert
1969 US/Canada ISIS 1 launched to study ionosphere
1971 "Ari" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 19 performances
1971 Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his 1st Test bowl, v England
1971 UCLA starts 88 basketball game win streak
1972 Bloody Sunday: Brit soldiers shoot on catholics in Londonderry, 13 die
1972 Pakistan withdraws from Commonwealth
1973 1st Kiss concert (Queens NY)
1973 26th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at NY Rangers
1973 Jury finds Watergate defendants Liddy & McCord guilty on all counts
1973 KISS plays their 1st show (Coventry Club in Queens NY)
1974 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1976 1st-class debut of Dav Whatmore, in Johannesburg
1976 George Bush becomes 11th director of CIA (until 1977)
1976 William E Colby, ends term as 10th director of CIA
1977 8th (final) part of "Roots" is most-watched entertainment show ever
1977 Allan Border scores 36 in his 1st-class innings (NSW v Qld)
1977 Edward W Stack replaces Paul Kerr president of Hall of Fame
1978 Addie Joss & Larry MacPhail elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1978 Mutual Broadcasting Network begins airing Larry King Show on radio
1979 Rhodesia agrees to new constitution
1980 Edward Albee's "Lady from Dubuque," premieres in NYC
1981 8th American Music Award: Kenny Rogers wins
1982 US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners
1983 Hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ
1983 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Mazda of Deer Creek Golf Classic
1983 Superbowl XVII: Wash Red Skins beat Miami Dolphins, 27-17 in Pasadena Superbowl MVP: John Riggins, Washington, RB
1988 Hansie Cronje gets a pair in 2nd 1st-class game (OFS v N Tvl)
1989 16th American Music Award: Randy Travis & George Michael wins
1989 5 pharoah sculptures from 1470 BC found at temple of Luxor
1989 Joel Steinberg found guilty of 1st degree manslaughter of daughter
1989 Last day of 1st class cricket for Dav Whatmore
1989 Olympian, Bruce Kimball, is sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing 2 teenagers in a drunk driving accident
1992 Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) lands
1993 100,000n Europeans demonstrate against fascism & racism
1993 67th Australian Women's Tennis Open: Monica Seles beat Graf (46 63 62)
1994 68th Australian Women's Tennis Open: S Graf beats A S Vicario (60 62)
1994 82nd Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (76 64 64)
1994 Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.76)
1994 Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wkts
1994 Superbowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 30-13 in Atlanta Superbowl MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB
1995 22nd American Music Award: Boyz II Men & Ace of Base win
1995 Belgium's TV channel 2 in Flanders goes on the air
1995 Car bomb explodes in Algiers, 42 killed/296 injured
1995 Kevin Eubanks officially becomes band leader of "Tonight Show"
1997 Minuteman III launches
1998 All-Star Fla Marlin catcher Darren Daulton, retires
1998 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Indianapolis IN on WNAP 93.1 FM
1998 Paul Simon's "The Capeman," premieres
2000 NFL Pro Bowl

That's All....

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