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Monday, January 5, 1970.



Birthdays


1548 Francisco Surez, Granada Spain, philosopher/theologian
1560 William Cobbold, composer
1592 Shah Jahan, Moghul Emperor of India(1628-58), built the Taj Mahal
1592 Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal
1592 Shah Jahan, Moghul Emperor of India(1628-58), built the Taj Mahal
1596 Henry Lawes, English composer
1620 Mikls Zrnyi, Hungarian poet/writer (The Peril of Sziget) [or May 1]
1661 Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer
1679 Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer
1710 Friedrich Wilhelm Reidt, composer
1729 Paul C la Fargue, cartoonist/painter
1759 Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader
1769 Jean Baptiste Say, French economist (Political Economics)
1773 Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter/drawer
1778 Fortunato Santini, composer
1779 Stephen Decatur, early American Naval hero
1779 Stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812)
1779 Zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak)
1779 Stephen Decatur, early American Naval hero
1780 Claire EJ, countess of Rmusat/Vergennes/French author (Salon)
1787 John Burke, Irish genealogist (Burke's Peerage)
1788 Kaspar Ett, German organist/composer
1806 Andre H C van Hasselt, Belgian poet (La Belgium)
1810 Auguste Mermet, composer
1811 Cyrus Hamlin, educator/missionary (est Robert College, Turkey)
1813 Thomas Neville Waul, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1903
1822 Joseph Brevard Kershaw, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1894
1823 William Rockstro, composer
1828 M.E.C. Jordan --1922
1828 M.E.C. Jordan --1922
1828 M.E.C. Jordan --1922
1828 M.E.C. Jordan --1922
1828 August Valentine Kautz, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1895
1828 M.E.C. Jordan --1922
1835 Friedrich Richard Faltin, composer
1835 Hendrik E van Rijgersma, Dutch gouvernement doctor on Saint Maarten
1837 A Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5]
1840 John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1846 Rudolf Eucken, German Idealist philosopher (Nobel 1908)
1846 Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Germany, Idealist philosopher (Nobel 1908)
1846 Rudolf Eucken, German Idealist philosopher (Nobel 1908)
1848 Khristo Botev, hero of Bulgarian revolt against Turkey, poet
1850 Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher
1855 King Camp Gillette, inventor of the safety razor
1855 King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)
1855 King Camp Gillette, inventor of the safety razor
1858 Gustaf af Geijerstam, Swedish author (Boken om Lillebror)
1859 DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)
1871 F. Enriques --1946
1871 F. Enriques --1946
1871 F. Enriques --1946
1871 F. Enriques --1946
1871 Frederick Shepherd Converse, Newton Mass, composer
1871 F. Enriques --1946
1874 Joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944)
1876 Konrad Adenauer, German Chancellor
1876 Konrad Adenauer, Cologne Germany, chancellor of Germany (BRD, 1949)
1876 Konrad Adenauer, German Chancellor
1880 Nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer
1881 Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer
1889 Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor/director (Little Rascal) [or 1899]
1890 Cora Witherspoon, New Orleans LA, actress (Bank Dick), dies
1891 Johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893]
1892 Francesca Bertini, Florence Italy, actress (Odette, Assunta Spina)
1893 Friedrich Blume, German musicologist (Das Rassenproblem in der Musik)
1895 Jeannette Piccard, balloonist, Episcopal priest
1895 Jeannette Piccard, balloonist/Episcopal priest
1895 Jeannette Piccard, balloonist, Episcopal priest
1896 Hendrik Algra, Dutch MP (ARP)
1897 Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)
1897 Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)
1900 Dennis Gabor, Hung/Brit physicist (holography-Nobel 1971) [or Jun 5]
1900 Paula Ludwig, writer
1900 Yves Tanguy, French/US sailor/surrealistic painter
1901 H L Honore comte d'Estienne d'Orves, French officer/resistance fighter
1901 Mario Scelba, premier Italy (1954-55)
1902 Dorothea "Stella" Gibbons, English author (Cold Comfort Farm)
1902 Hubert Beuve-Mry, French newspaper publisher (Le Monde (The Voice))
1902 Pierre Palla, Dutch pianist/organist
1903 Leighton Lucas, composer
1903 Telsforo A Palm, Curaao, composer/pianist
1905 Lszl Papp, Hungary, middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56)
1906 Kathleen Kenyon, 1st person to place date on remains of Jericho
1907 Anton Ingolic, Slavic author (After Splavih, After Prelomu)
1907 Wilhelm J Soukop, Austrian/British sculptor
1907 Willi Soukop, sculptor
1908 George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)
1909 Jean-Pierre Aumont, Paris France, actor (Cat & Mouse, Happy Hooker)
1909 Simon Harcourt Nowell-Smith, bibliophile
1909 Stephen Cole Kleene, mathematician (Regular Expressions)
1910 Erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist
1912 Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53)
1914 George Reeves
1914 George Reeves
1914 George Reeves
1914 George Reeves
1914 George Reeves
1914 George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman)
1915 Mabel Leigh, potter
1915 Uta Graf, singer/teacher
1917 Reginald Smith Brindle, composer
1917 Wieland Wagner, German opera director
1918 Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)
1920 Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Brescia Italy, pianist
1920 Mohammad Aslam Khokhar, cricket (Pak bat scored 16 & 18 in only test)
1921 Friedrich Drrenmatt, Switzerland, playwright/novelist (Visit)
1921 Jean BMRLAAM d'Aviano, grand duke of Luxembourg (1964- )
1923 Robert L Bernstein, NYC, publisher (Random House)
1923 Sam Phillips, musician/record founder (Sun)
1925 Wolf Morris, actor (Decoy)
1926 Claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts)
1926 Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)
1928 Walter Mondale
1928 Walter Mondale
1928 Walter Mondale
1928 Walter Mondale
1928 Walter Mondale
1928 Imtiaz Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan wicket-keeper in 41 Tests 1952-62)
1928 Walter Fritz Mondale, (Sen-D-Minn)/42nd VP (1977-81)
1928 Zulfikar Ali Khan Bhutto, president/premier (Pakistan)
1929 Wilbert Harrison, singer
1930 Edward Galven Givens Jr, Quanah Texas, Major USAF/astronaut
1930 Frederick Charles Tillis, composer
1930 Richard Hayes, Passaic NJ, singer/emcee (Name That Tune)
1931 Alvin Ailey
1931 Robert Duvall
1931 Alvin Ailey
1931 Robert Duvall
1931 Alvin Ailey
1931 Robert Duvall
1931 Alvin Ailey
1931 Robert Duvall
1931 Alvin Ailey
1931 Robert Duvall
1931 Alfred Brendel, Wiesenberg Moravia, Austrian pianist
1931 Alvin Ailey, choreographer (American Dance Theater)
1931 Robert Duvall, San Diego Calif, actor (Great Santini, Taxi Driver)
1931 Walter Davis, US, running high jumper (Olympic-gold-1952)
1932 Chuck Noll, Cleveland, NFL coach (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1932 Rasa Maximovna Titorenko Gorbachev, Russia's 1st lady (1982-1991)
1932 Umberto Eco, author (Name of the Rose)
1935 Nancy L Johnson, (Rep-R-CT, 1983- )
1938 Juan Carlos I, King of Spain
1938 Juan Carlos I, King of Spain
1938 Juan Carlos I, King of Spain
1938 Juan Carlos I, King of Spain
1938 Juan Carlos I, King of Spain
1938 Edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)
1938 Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)
1938 Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- )
1938 Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr
1938 Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer star
1939 Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)
1939 Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher
1940 Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)
1941 Bob Cunis, cricketer (New Zealand pace bowler of the late 60's)
1941 Grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain)
1941 Mansur Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, Indian batsman & capt)
1942 Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)
1942 Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)
1942 Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist
1943 Eusebio de Silva Ferreira, Mozamb/Port soccer star (Europa Cup 1 1962)
1943 Ferreira da Silva Eusebio, Brazilan intl soccer player
1944 Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)
1944 Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5]
1945 Sam Wyche, NFL coach (Cincinnati Bengals)
1946 Diane Keaton
1946 Diane Keaton
1946 Diane Keaton
1946 Diane Keaton
1946 Diane Keaton
1946 "Crazy Barret Diamond" Syd, rocker (Pink Floyd)
1946 Diane Keaton, [Hall], LA, actress (Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl)
1947 Michael DeWine, (Rep-R-Oh, 1983- )
1947 Ted Lange, Oakland Calif, actor (Isaac-Love Boat, Mr T & Tina)
1948 Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)
1948 Thom Mooney, rocker
1949 Chris Stein, Bkln, rock guitarist (Blondie-Heart of Glass, Call Me)
1949 George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)
1950 Michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer
1953 Pamela Sue Martin
1953 Pamela Sue Martin
1953 Pamela Sue Martin
1953 Pamela Sue Martin
1953 Pamela Sue Martin
1953 Pamela Sue Martin, Westport Ct, actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon-Dynasty)
1954 Bryan Hitt, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You)
1957 Vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1958 Suzy Amis, Okla City, actress (Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is)
1959 Kapil Dev, India's cricket player
1960 Phil Tornally, The Cure
1960 Phil Tornally, The Cure
1960 Phil Tornally, The Cure
1960 Phil Tornally, The Cure
1960 Phil Tornally, The Cure
1961 Curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
1962 Brendon Kuruppu, cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman, 201* debut v NZ 1987)
1962 Danny Jackson, US baseball pitcher (Royals/Phillies/Cardinals)
1962 Donald John Cowie, Auckland NZ, yachting Star class (Olympics-96)
1962 Joel Wyner, actor/director (Lyle Springer-Sirens, Listen, Club)
1963 Jeff Fassero, Springfield IL, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1963 Rick Ambrose, singer (Jewel)
1964 John Erickson, Woodland Hills Calif, golfer (1991 Windsor Charity)
1964 Ted Harris Poley, Englewood NJ, rocker (Danger Danger-Screw It)
1964 Tracy Ham, CFL quarterback (Montreal Alouettes)
1965 Rick Tuten, NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks)
1966 Kate Schellenbach, musician (Luscious Jackson)
1966 Renaldo Turnbull, NFL defensive end (NO Saints, Carolina Panthers)
1967 Chris Nabholz, US baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
1967 J B Brown, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, Pittsburgh Steelers)
1967 Ray Crockett, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1967 Ricky Paull Goldin, SF, actor (Doug-Hail to the Chief, Another World)
1968 Carl Evans, Actor (Guilding Light)
1968 Felton Spencer, NBA center (Utah Jazz)
1968 Jean Zedlitz, Stockton CA, LPGA golfer (1994 Children's Med-14th)
1968 Joe Juneau, Pont-rouge, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
1968 Leila Meskhi, Tbilisi Georgia SSR, tennis star (1995 Hobart)
1969 Marilyn Manson, not a beautiful person
1969 Marilyn Manson, not a beautiful person
1969 Marilyn Manson, not a beautiful person
1969 Marilyn Manson, not a beautiful person
1969 Marilyn Manson, not a beautiful person
1969 David Dixon, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)
1969 Derrick Ned, NFL fullback (NO Saints)
1969 Kurt Barber, NFL defensive end (NY Jets)
1969 Marilyn Manson, singer/musician
1970 James Patton, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
1971 Eric Smith, NFL/WLAF wide receiver (Chicago Bears, Scotland Claymores)
1971 Hillary Butler, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1971 Jason Bates, Downey CA, infielder (Colorado Rockies)
1972 Joseph Patton, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)
1974 Calvin Collins, center/guard (Atlanta Falcons)
1974 John Drew Nichols, Okla, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
1974 Michelle Scerri, Melbourne Australia, golfer (1995 Tasmanian)
1975 Ray Morgan, announcer (I'd Like to See)
1975 Warrick Dunn, running back (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1979 Sarah Price, Miss Louisiana Teen USA (1997)
1980 Garette Patrick Ratliff, actor (Return to Blue Lagoon)

Events


Twelfth Night, end of Christmas season
Twelfth Night, end of Christmas season
1349 Margaretha of Bavaria names her son Willem V earl of Holland/Zealand
1438 Pope Eugenius IV deallocated council of Basel to Ferrara
1463 French poet Franois Villon banished from Paris
1477 Battle at Nancy, Burgundy vs Switz, 7000+ killed
1500 Duke Ludovico Sforza's troops reconquer Milan
1531 Pope Clemens VII forbids English king Henry VIII to re-marry
1554 Great fire in Eindhoven Neth
1593 William Louis of Nassau becomes governor/viceroy of Drenthe
1638 Petition in Recife Brazil leads to closing of their 2 synagogues
1649 Francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice
1675 Battle at Turkheim (Colmar): French army beats Brandenburg
1709 Sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans
1717 Prussian King Frederik Willem I buys conscript for nobles
1719 Engl/Hannover/Saxony-Poland/Austria sign anti-Prussian/Russian pact
1757 Failed assassination attempt on French king Louis XV by Damiens
1776 Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution
1781 British naval expedition led by Benedict Arnold burns Richmond, Va
1800 1st Swedenborgian temple in US holds 1st service, Baltimore
1804 Ohio legislature passes 1st laws restricting free blacks movement
1809 Treaty of Dardanelles was concluded between Britain & France
1809 Treaty of Dardanelles was concluded between Britain & France
1809 Treaty of Dardanelles concluded between Britain & France
1822 Central America proclaims annexation to Mexican Empire
1828 1st edition of Amsterdam General Trade Journal (Algemeen Handelsblad)
1834 Kiowa Indians record this as the night the stars fell
1836 Davy Crockett arrives in Texas, just in time for the Alamo
1840 Records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date
1841 James Clark Ross (UK) is 1st to enter pack ice near Ross Ice Shelf
1850 Calif Exchange opens
1854 Steamship San Francisco wrecked-300 die
1859 1st steamboat sails, Red River
1861 250 Federal troops are sent from New York to Ft Sumter
1861 Alabama troops seize Forts Morgan & Gaines at Mobile Bay
1875 Charles Garnier's new Opera opens in Paris
1875 President Grant sends federal troops to Vicksburg, Miss
1887 1st US school of librarianship opens at Columbia University
1888 Dutch Heidemaatschappij established
1892 1st successful auroral photograph made
1895 Henry James' play "Guy Domville" opens in London
1895 Victor Trumper makes first-class debut for NSW 17 yrs 64 days
1895 French Capt Alfred Dreyfus, convicted of treason, publicly stripped of his rank; later declared innocent
1896 German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen's discovers x-rays
1896 Isaac Albeniz' opera "Pepita Jiminez," premieres in Barcelona
1899 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure-Charles Augustus Milverton (BG)
1903 SF-Hawaii telegraph cable opens for public use
1904 -34F (-36.7C), River Vale, New Jersey (state record)
1904 -42F (-41.1C), Smethport, Pennsylvania (state record)
1904 England beat Australia at the MCG, Rhodes 7-56 & 8-68
1905 Charles Perrine announces discovery of Jupiter's 7th satellite, Elara
1905 National Association of Audubon Society incorporates
1909 Colombia recognizes Panama's independence
1911 San Francisco has its first official airplane race.
1911 San Francisco has its first official airplane race.
1911 Portuguese expel Jesuits
1911 SF has it's 1st air meet
1912 1st National Hockey Assn game (Victoria)
1914 Ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day
1916 Austria-Hungary offensive against Montenegro
1918 British premier Lloyd George demand for unified peace
1919 National Socialist Party (Nazi) forms as German Farmers Party
1919 Spartacus uprising in Berlin: state of siege
1920 Boston Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to NY Yankees
1920 NY Yankees announce purchase of Babe Ruth
1925 James Gleason & Richard Tabers "Is zat so?," premieres in NYC
1925 Nellie Taylor Ross became governor of Wyoming, 1st woman gov in USA
1925 Under Polish control, Danzig establishes Port Gdansk post office
1925 French Baseball Federation awards silver medals to John McGraw, Charlie Comiskey, & Hugh Jennings
1926 James Cox of Ford Motors announces 8 hr day & $5 daily minimum wage
1927 Fox Studios exhibits Movietone
1927 Judge Landis begins 3-day public hearing on charges that 4 games played between Chicago & Detroit in 1917 had been thrown to White Sox
1929 Coup by King Alexander in South Slavia
1930 Mao Tse-tung writes "A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire"
1931 1st woman to purchase a baseball team Lucille Thomas purchases Topeka franchise in the Western League
1933 Work on Golden Gate Bridge begins, on Marin County side.
1933 Work on Golden Gate Bridge begins, on Marin County side.
1933 Work on Golden Gate Bridge begins, on Marin County side
1934 Fenway Park catches fire for 2nd time (May 8th 1926 also)
1934 National & American baseball leagues select a uniform ball
1937 Fingleton & Bradman make record stand of 346 for 6th wkt
1937 Only unicameral state legislature in US opens 1st session (Nebr)
1940 FCC hears 1st transmission of FM radio with clear, static-free signal
1940 Finnish offensive at Suomossalmi against Russia
1941 British/Australian troops conquer Bardia Lybia
1942 55 German tanks reach North-Africa
1943 Teams agrees to start season later due to WW II
1943 William H Hastie, civilian aide to secretary of war, resigns to protest segregation in armed forces
1945 Pepe LePew debuts in Warner Bros cartoon "Odor-able Kitty"
1945 Surprise attack on Liese-Aktion-office on Marnix St, Amsterdam
1946 "Show Boat" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 417 performances
1949 General Spoor orders cease-fire on Sumatra
1949 President Harry S Truman labels his administration the "Fair Deal"
1950 Carson McCuller's "Member of the Wedding," premieres in NYC
1951 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Ponte Vedra Beach Women's Golf Open
1952 Flying Enterprise sinks
1953 -6] Passenger ships Willem Ruys & Orange collide in the Red Sea
1953 Samuel Beckett's "En Attendant Godot," premieres in Paris
1955 KMSP TV channel 9 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (IND) 1st broadcast
1956 Elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel"
1957 Dodgers' Jackie Robinson retires rather than be traded to NY Giants
1957 Eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Mid East
1959 "Bozo the Clown" live children's show premieres on TV
1959 Buddy Holly releases his last record "It Doesn't Matter"
1960 Continental League, a proposed third major league, gets an assurance of congressional support from NY Senator Kenneth Keating
1961 US breaks diplomatic relations with Cuba
1962 Tony Sheridan & Beatles produce "My Bonnie" & "The Saints"
1963 "Camelot" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 873 performances
1963 "Carnival!" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 719 performances
1963 San Diego beats Boston 51-10 in AFL championship game
1964 Pope Paul VI visits Jordan & Israel
1964 San Diego Chargers win AFL-championship
1967 KLXA (now KTBN) TV channel 40 in Fontana-San Ana, CA (IND) begins
1968 Dr Benjamin Spock indicted for conspiring to violate draft law
1968 Dubcek succeeds pres Novotny as party leader of Czechoslovakia
1969 USSR Venera 5 launched. 1st successful planet landing - Venus
1969 USSR Venera 5 launched. 1st successful planet landing - Venus
1969 "Maggie Flynn" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 82 performances
1969 Bollingen prize for poetry presented to John Berryman & Karl Shapiro
1969 Neville Williams' "Chronology of the Expanding World" completed
1969 USSR Venera 5 launched for 1st successful planet landing (Venus)
1970 23,000 Belgian mine workers strike
1970 KPTS TV channel 8 in Hutchinson-Wichita, KS (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 Soap Opera "All My Children," premieres on ABC
1971 1st one-day international, Australia v England at the MCG
1971 Globetrotters lose 100-99 to NJ Reds, ending 2,495-game win streak
1971 US heavyweight "Sonny" Liston's (36) corpse found
1972 NASA announces development of Space Shuttle
1972 NASA announces development of Space Shuttle
1972 Largest crowd at Cleveland Arena (Cavs vs Lakers-11,178)
1972 NASA announces development of space shuttle
1972 NYC transit fare rises from 30 to 35
1972 Pres Nixon signs a bill for NASA to begin research on manned shuttle
1972 West-Pakistani sheik Mujib ur-Rahman freed
1973 Mali & Niger break diplomatic relations with Israel
1973 Netherlands recognizes German DR
1974 Raul Julia appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Oh, Brother"
1975 Salyut 4 with crew of 2 is launched for 30 days
1975 Salyut 4 with crew of 2 is launched for 30 days
1975 "Wiz" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1672 performances
1975 Charlie Smalls' "Wiz," premieres in NYC
1975 Salyut 4 with crew of 2 is launched for 30 days
1975 14 die when British freighter "Lake Illawarra" rams pylon bridge between Derwent & Hobart, Tasmania & ship sinks
1976 "MacNeil-Lehrer Report" premieres on PBS
1976 Cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea"
1976 Greg Chappell scores 182* at SCG against West Indies
1977 Kenya president Jomo Kenyatta disbands parliament
1981 "Nightline" with Ted Koppel extended from 20 mins to 30 mins
1981 British police arrest Peter Sutcliffe, a truck driver later convicted of "Yorkshire Ripper" murders of 13 women
1982 Arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation
1984 Adrian Dantly (Utah), ties NBA record of 28 free throws
1984 Greg Chappell scores 182* in his last Test innings
1985 Bryan Trottier failed on 9th Islander penalty shot
1985 Discovery moves to launch pad for STS 51-C mission
1987 Surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack, NJ
1989 2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test
1989 Baseball signs $400M with ESPN, showing 175 games in 1990
1990 J Donald Crump appointed 8th Commissioner of CFL
1991 "Oh, Kay!" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 77 performances
1991 Edwin Jongejans of Neth wins 1-meter springboard diving title
1991 Kevin Bradshaw of US Intl scores NCAA Div 1 record 72 pts
1992 "6 Degrees of Separation" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 496 perf
1992 "Crucible" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 32 performances
1992 "On Borrowed Time" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 99 perfs
1992 "Peter Pan" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 48 performances
1992 Ravi Shastri scores 206 at SCG before being Warne's 1st crick Test wkt
1993 Brian Lara completes 277 v Australia at cricket SCG
1993 Price is Right model Janice Pennington sues CBS for show accident
1993 Reggie Jackson elected to Hall of Fame
1994 Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.82)
1994 Yat Weiju swims world record 100m butterfly stroke (58.71)
1994 Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool record (58.71)
1995 AFC beats NFC 41-13 in the pro bowl
1995 Lockheed C-140 Jetstar crashes at Isfahan Persia, 18 killed
1996 Miami Dolphin coach Don Shula announces his retirement
1996 Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI v WI at the Gabba
1997 "Juan Darien-Carnival Mass" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC
1997 "Love Thy Neighbor," closes at Booth Theater NYC
1997 "Show Boat," closes at Gershwin Theater NYC
1998 Ice storm knocks out electricity in Quebec & Ontario
1998 Vandals decapitate Copenhagen's Little Mermaid

That's All....

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