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Monday, October 1, 2018.



Birthdays


1207 Henry III, king of England (1216-72)
1207 Henry III, king of England (1216-72)
1207 Henry III, king of England (1216-72)
1549 Anna of H Bartolomaeus, Flemish prioress/founded a nunnery
1620 Nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter/etcher
1644 Alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist/composer
1644 Jean Rousseau, composer
1671 L.G. Grandi --1742
1671 L.G. Grandi --1742
1671 L.G. Grandi --1742
1671 L.G. Grandi --1742
1671 L.G. Grandi --1742
1685 Charles VI, Holy Roman emperor (1711-40)
1685 Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)
1685 Charles VI, Holy Roman emperor (1711-40)
1724 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
1730 Richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
1735 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer
1746 John Mhlenberg, Lutheran pastor/general/congressman
1760 William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek)
1770 Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)
1771 Pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer
1781 James Lawrence, naval hero ("Don't give up the ship!")
1781 James Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!")
1781 James Lawrence, naval hero ("Don't give up the ship!")
1791 Sergey Aksakov, Russia, novelist (Chronicles of a Russian Family)
1799 Rufus Choate, US, lawyer (Hall of Fame)
1808 Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer
1820 Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer
1830 Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1831 Claudius Charles Wilson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1832 Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison, 1st wife of Benjamin Harrison
1832 Henry Clay Work, composer
1834 Francis Marion Cockrell, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1915
1835 Robert Houston Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1888
1835 William Hicks "Red" Jackson, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1841 Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer
1842 Charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet (Le Hareng Saur)
1845 Adolf Oberl„nder, German painter
1847 Annie Besant, [Wood], England, philosopher (Esoteric christianity)
1865 Paul Abraham Dukas, Paris France, composer (Vell‚da)
1870 Pieter van Essen, Dutch artillery officer/inventor (grape-shot shells)
1872 Isra‰l Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee)
1878 Othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie)
1881 William Edward Boeing, founded aircraft company.
1881 Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer
1881 William Edward Boeing, founded aircraft co (Boeing)
1881 William Edward Boeing, founded aircraft company.
1885 Louis Untermeyer, NYC, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems)
1886 Ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian/author
1890 Alice Joyce, Kansas City MO, actress (Song O' My Heart)
1890 Constantin Nottara, composer
1890 Stanley Holloway, London England, actor (Higgins-Our Man Higgins)
1893 Faith Baldwin, New Rochelle NY, author/novelist (They Who Love)
1894 Ricardo Castillo, composer
1895 Liaquat Al Khan, attorney/premier of Pakistan (1947-51)
1898 Karl Ranki, composer
1899 Lajos Bardos, composer
1903 George Coulouris, Manchester England, actor (Runaway Bus)
1903 "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, NYC, light-heavyweight box champ (1932-34)
1904 Vladimir Horowitz, pianist
1904 Vladimir Horowitz, Kiev Ukraine, pianist (Carmen)
1904 Vladimir Horowitz, pianist
1906 John Lorne Campbell, folklorist
1907 Barbara Morrison, Weston-Super-Mare Engld, actress (Project Moonbase)
1907 Hiram Fong, (Sen-Cal)
1907 Oedoen Partos, composer
1908 Herman David Koppel, composer
1909 Everett Sloane, NYC, actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer)
1909 Samuel Yorty, Lincoln Neb, (Mayor-LA)
1911 Edward P Boland, (Rep-D-MA, 1953- )
1911 Irwin Kostal, Chicago Ill, orchestra leader (Garry Moore Show)
1911 Richard Torriani, Switzerland, took Olympic oath (1948)
1914 Daniel Joseph Boorstin, author (Empire of Czar, 1974 Pulitzer Prize)
1914 Michael Goodliffe, Cheshire England, actor (5th Day of Peace)
1916 Tibor Reich, textile designer
1917 Ren‚ A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillian poet (Juancho Picaflor)
1918 Antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer
1920 Walter Matthau
1920 Walter Matthau
1920 Walter Matthau
1920 Walter Matthau
1920 Walter Matthau
1920 Lonny Chapman, Tulsa Okla, actor (Investigator, For the People)
1920 Walter Matthau, NYC, actor (Odd Couple, Bad News Bears)
1921 James Whitmore
1921 James Whitmore
1921 James Whitmore
1921 James Whitmore
1921 James Whitmore
1921 James Whitmore, White Plains NY, actor (Give 'em Hell Harry)
1922 Hector Campos-Parsi, composer
1924 Jimmy Carter, 39th President (1976-1980)
1924 Jimmy Earl Carter, Plains Ga, (D) 39th Pres (1977-1981)
1924 William Rehnquist, Ws, Supreme Court (1972-86)/chief justice (1987- )
1924 Jimmy Carter, 39th President (1976-1980)
1927 Tom Bosley
1927 Tom Bosley
1927 Tom Bosley
1927 Tom Bosley
1927 Tom Bosley
1927 Tom Bosley, Chicago, actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote)
1928 George Peppard
1928 George Peppard
1928 George Peppard
1928 George Peppard
1928 George Peppard
1928 George Peppard, Detroit Mich, actor (Banacek, A-Team, Blue Max)
1928 Laurence Harvey, [Larushka Skine], actor (Alamo, Romeo & Juliet)
1930 Philippe Noiret, Lille France, actor (Soleil, Les Milles, Il Postino)
1930 Richard Harris, Ire, actor (Man Called Horse)/singer (MacArthur Park)
1931 Reginald Hall, endocrinologist
1932 Richard Harris
1932 Richard Harris
1932 Richard Harris
1932 Richard Harris
1932 Richard Harris
1932 Albert Collins, Leona TX, blues guitarist (Frosty, Showdown)
1933 Olga Pozzi Escot, composer
1935 Julie Andrews, actress & singer (Sound of Music, Mary Poppins)
1935 Julie Andrews, England, actress/singer (Sound of Music, Mary Poppins)
1935 Julie Andrews, actress & singer (Sound of Music, Mary Poppins)
1936 Stella Stevens
1936 Stella Stevens
1936 Stella Stevens
1936 Stella Stevens
1936 Stella Stevens
1936 Charles G Fullerton, Rochester, NY, astronaut (STS-3, 51F)
1936 Edward Villella, Bayside Queens, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet)
1936 Stella Stevens, Yazoo City Miss, actress (Girls! Girls!, Manitou)
1937 Hedy d'Ancona, Dutch minister of WVC (PvdA)
1937 Saeed Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 41 Tests 1958-73)
1938 J Bert Sonnier, race horse trainer
1938 Les Scheinflug, Australian soccer asst coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1939 George Archer, SF CA, PGA golfer (1969 Masters Bing Crosby)
1940 Richard F Pieternella, Dutch Antilles' minister plenipotentiary
1942 Gnter Wallraf, writer
1943 Jerry Maitini, US saxophonist (Sly & Family Stone-Sex Machine)
1943 Jim Martini, rocker (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
1943 Naushad Ali, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in six Tests 1964-65)
1944 Barbara Parritt, US soul singer (Toys-Lover's Concerto)
1944 Herbert "Tubo" Rhoad, US singer (Persuasions-Spread the Word)
1944 Scott McKenzie, rock vocalist (If You Come to SF)
1945 Rod Carew
1945 Rod Carew
1945 Rod Carew
1945 Rod Carew
1945 Rod Carew
1945 Donny Hathaway, Chicago, singer/songwriter (Where is the Love)
1945 Rod Carew, baseball slugger (AL Rookie of Year 1967)
1946 Alfred Jones, Grace Miss, middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1968)
1946 Eva Klobukowska, Poland, relay sprinter (Olympic-gold-1964)
1947 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue)
1947 Martin Turner, rocker (Wishbone)
1947 Rob Davis, rocker
1947 Stephen Collins, Des Moines Iowa, actor (Star Trek I, Tattingers)
1948 Cub Koda, rocker (Brownsville Station)
1948 Ellen McIlwaine, Nashville, blues singer (Honky Tonky Angel)
1949 Annie Leibovitz, photgrapher (Rolling Stones)
1950 Randy Quaid
1950 Randy Quaid
1950 Randy Quaid
1950 Randy Quaid
1950 Randy Quaid
1950 Boris Vladimirovich Morukov, Russian cosmonaut
1950 Randy Quaid, Houston Tx, actor (Midnight Express, Vacation, SNL)
1951 Brian Greenway, Montreal, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine)
1953 Greta Andersen Waitz, Oslo Norway, marathoner (NYC - 1984)
1954 Richard Schlesinger, NYC, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours)
1955 Howard Hewett, Akron Oh, rock vocalist (Shalamar)
1955 Phillip Oakey, rocker (Human League)
1956 Leslie Burr-Howard, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-silver-96)
1957 Brad MacDonald, race horse trainer
1958 Alton Lister, NBA forward/center (Portland Trailblazers, Celtics)
1958 Michelle Bauer, [Medvitz], Calif, actress (One Million Heels BC)
1959 Youssou N'dour, Senegalese singer (Shaking the tree)
1960 Elizabeth Dennehy, actress (Guiding Light) [or Nov 1]
1961 Cornelius Johannes Petrus Gerhardus "Corrie" Van Zyl, cricketer (SAf)
1962 Trevor Baxter, record holder for high jumping with a skateboard
1963 Mark McGwire
1963 Mark McGwire
1963 Mark McGwire
1963 Mark McGwire
1963 Mark McGwire
1963 Beth Chamberlin, Danville Vt, actress (Beth Spaulding-Guiding Light)
1963 Mark McGwire, 1st baseman (AL rookie of year 1988, Oakland A's, Cards)
1964 Kristi Atkinson, Van Nuys Ca, WP volleyballer (Best of Beach-6th-1994)
1964 Marcia Pankratz, Wakefield Mass, field hockey forward (Oly-88, 96)
1964 Roberto Kelly, Panama, outfielder (NY Yanks, Cin Reds, Minn Twins)
1965 Cliff Ronning, Vancouver, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
1967 Chuck McElroy, Galeston TX, pitcher (California Angels)
1967 Geraldine Heaney, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Oly-98)
1967 Michael Pringle, CFL running back (Montreal Alouettes)
1967 Scott Young, Clinton MA, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche)
1968 Jay Underwood
1968 Jay Underwood
1968 Jay Underwood
1968 Jay Underwood
1968 Jay Underwood
1968 Greg Briggs, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings)
1968 Jay Underwood, actor (Boy Who Could Fly)
1968 Malcolm Showell, WLAF defensive end (London Monarchs)
1968 Matt Elliott, NFL center/guard (Carolina Panthers)
1969 Agustin Vasquez-Mendoza, Mexico, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
1969 Igor Ulanov, Krasnokamsk Rus, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1970 Alexei Zhamnov, Moscow Rus, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets, Oly-S-98)
1970 Alexei Zhitnik, NHL defenseman (Team Russia Oly-Silver-1998, Buffalo)
1970 Gaston Taument, soccer player (Feyenoord)
1970 James Wilson, WLAF defensive end (Rhein Fire)
1970 Moses Kiptanui, Kenya, steeplechase (Olympics-silver-96)
1970 Ronnie Bradford, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos)
1971 Amp Lee, NFL running back (Minn Vikings, St Louis Rams)
1971 Melinda Gainsford, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-92, 96)
1972 Danielle Scott, Baton Rouge LA, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96)
1973 Rodney Kite-Powell, historian
1974 Keith Duffy, Dublin Ireland, Irish singer (Boyzone)
1974 Mats Lindgren, NHL forward (Team Sweden Oly-1998, Edmonton)
1975 Eric Morel, PR, US flyweight boxer (Olympics-96)
1976 Kona Cormack, Honolulu HI, playmate (Feb, 1996)
1977 Alejandro Hernandez, Tijuana Mexico, tennis pro

Events


World Vegetarian Day
Fiscal year begins for Federal Government
World Vegetarian Day
Fiscal year begins for Federal Government
331 BC Alexander of Macedon defeats Persian army at Gaugamela
331 BC Alexander of Macedon defeats Persian army at Gaugamela
366 St Damasus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
704 Aengibald gives away bishop Willibrord estate in Waalre
965 John XIII Crescentii elected to succeed Pope Leo VIII
1273 Earl Rudolf van Habsburg becomes Roman Catholics-German king
1529 -3] Meeting between Maarten Luther & Huldrych Zwingli
1569 Duke of Norfolk arrested
1574 -2] Storm breaks Leiden dike; drowns 20,000 Spanish soldiers
1606 Spanish troops under Sp¡nola occupies fort Rhine birch
1632 Battle at Castelnaudary: Duke Henri de Montmorency's rebel army loses
1653 Russian parliament accepts annexation of Ukraine
1657 Treaty of Raalte: Willem II no longer viceroy of Overijssel
1661 Yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James
1670 -4] Battle at Simbirsk a/d Wolga: Russian army beats Boers
1688 Prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy
1705 Parliament declares Hungary independently/French R k¢czi becomes king
1746 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France
1768 English troops under general Gauge lands in Boston
1791 1st session of new French legislative assembly
1791 Dutch prince Willem Frederik marries his niece princess Frederika Louise Wilhelmina of Prussia
1795 France annexes Southern Netherlands
1800 Spain cedes Louisiana to France in a secret treaty
1801 England & France signs Preliminary of London
1830 General Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam
1833 Charles Darwin reaches Rio Tercero Argentina
1837 "Racer's" Hurricane (Gulf of Mexico)
1837 Treaty with Winnebago Indians
1838 Civil Code enforced (- Jan 1, 1992)
1847 Maria Mitchell discovers a non-naked-eye comet
1851 1st Hawaiian stamps issued
1863 5 Russian warships welcomed in NYC
1863 Dutch Breda-Tilburg railway opens
1864 Cyclone strikes Calcutta: 70,000 killed
1864 John S Staples is paid $500 as a substitute for President Lincoln
1866 Dutch Eindhoven-Venlo railway opens
1867 Karl Marx' "Das Kapital," published
1868 1st edition of Maasbode published
1869 1st postcards are issued in Vienna.
1869 1st postcards are issued in Vienna.
1869 1st postcards are issued (Vienna)
1871 General Dutch Werkliedenverbond (ANWV), forms in Utrecht
1874 Rotterdam opens drink water pipes
1879 Cincinnati Enquirer publishes 1st report on baseball reserve clause
1880 John Philip Sousa becomes new director of US Marine Corps Band
1885 Special delivery mail service begins in US
1886 US mint at Carson City, Nevada closes
1888 National Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time
1889 Soccer team HFC Haarlem forms
1889 Washington voters adopt state constitution in referendum
1890 Congress creates Weather Bureau
1890 Yosemite National Park forms
1892 University of Chicago opens
1893 3rd worst hurricane in US history kills 1,800 (Mississippi)
1894 Civic organization, Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben founded in Omaha, Nebraska
1895 Romanians in Costantinople massacred
1896 Yosemite becomes a National Park.
1896 Yosemite becomes a National Park.
1896 Sherlock Holmes adventure "Veiled Lodger" takes place (BG)
1896 Yosemite becomes a National Park
1898 Dutch railway Alkmaar-Receiver opens
1898 Henry Huntington buys LA Railway
1898 Jews are expelled from Kiev Russia
1903 1st World Series starts between the National & American Leagues
1903 1st World Series starts between the National & American Leagues
1903 1st baseball World Series, Pitts Pirates vs Boston Pilgrims (Red Sox)
1904 JB van Heutsz becomes gov-general of Netherland Indies
1904 Netherlands & Portugal lay down bounderies splitting Timor
1906 Hugh Jennings resigns as Balt manager to take over at Detroit in 1907
1907 Plaza Hotel (5th Av & 59th Str, NY) opens
1908 Henry Ford introduces the Model T car.
1908 Henry Ford introduces the Model T car.
1908 1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague)
1908 Henry Ford introduces Model T car (costs $825)
1908 Jack Chesbro's final Yankee victory, beats Walter Johnson 2-1
1910 Berkshire Cattle Fair held in Pittsfield Mass (1st state fair)
1910 Explosion at LA Times (bomb/gas?), kills 21
1910 Regina Rugby Club's 1st game, losing to Moose Jaw Tigers, 16-6
1911 United Dutch Diamond workers get 8-hr day
1912 Yanks lose game #100 en route to a 50-102 season
1919 World Series begins as a best of 9 affair, White Sox intentionally throw this series to satisfy gamblers (Black Sox Scandal)
1920 Dutch law provides for an 8 hour working day
1921 WJZ, Newark NJ begins broadcasting
1922 Former Chicago Staleys play 1st NFL game as Chicago Bears, win 6-0
1922 Rogers Hornsby's 3-for-5 ups avg to .401
1924 Fokker F-7 1st flight (Amsterdam to Batavia)
1924 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 4 mile (19:15.4) & 5 mile (24:06.2)
1924 Landis bans Giants Jimmy O'Connell & Cozy Dolan from World Series after they admit an attempt to bribe Phils shortstop Heinie Sand
1927 Pirates clinch NL pennant with a 9-6 win over Reds
1928 Leon Vanderstuyft of Belgium bicycled 76 miles 504 yards in 1 hour
1928 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 15m (46:49.6)
1928 USSR launches its 1st 5 year plan
1930 Soccer team WHC forms
1930 World Series opens at Phila's Shibe Park, Phila A's beat St Louis 5-2
1931 Spanish Cortes accept general female suffrage
1931 World Series is a rematch as A's seek 3rd straight title vs Cards
1932 NHL readmits Ottawa & drops Pittsburgh
1932 Oswald Mosley forms British Union of Fascists
1932 World Series moves to Chicago, In 5th inning, Babe Ruth waits until he has 2 strikes, points & hits next pitch into center field bleachers
1933 Antwerp Sports arena opens
1933 Packers make 5 1st downs, Giants make 0, but still win 10-7
1933 Wash Senator coach Nick Altrock plays in a game at age 57
1934 Adolph Hitler expands German army & navy & creates an air force, violating Treaty of Versailles
1936 Generalissimo Francisco Franco establishes state of Spain
1937 Pullman Co formally recognizes Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
1938 Cubs clinch NL pennant
1938 Germany annexes Sudetenland (1/3 of Czechoslovakia)
1939 Churchill calls Soviets "riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma"
1940 Pennsylvania Turnpike, pioneer toll thruway, opens.
1940 Pennsylvania Turnpike, pioneer toll thruway, opens.
1940 Pennsylvania Turnpike, pioneer toll thruway, opens
1941 D Sjostakovitch plane evacuated in Moscow
1941 H Martin/R Blanes musical "Best Foot Forward," premieres in NYC
1941 Yankees beat Dodgers 3-2 at Yankee Stadium in opener of World Series
1942 Bell P-59 Airacomet fighter, 1st US jet, makes maiden flight
1942 Little Golden Books (children books) begins publishing
1943 Allied forces captured Naples during WW II
1943 Averell Harriman named US ambassador to Moscow
1943 Germans attack Jews in Denmark
1943 King's Dragon Guards liberates suburbs of Naples
1944 Newspaper editor Alejandro C¢rdova assassinated in Guatemala
1944 St Louis Browns win their only AL pennant
1945 Heavyweight champ Joe Louis is discharged from army
1945 US Office of Strategic Serbia (OSS) disbands
1946 12 war criminals sentenced to death in Nuremberg
1946 1st NL playoffs, Dodgers vs Cards (St Louis wins 2 games to 0)
1946 Bob Feller 348th strikeout of season
1947 1st helicopter air mail & express service, LA, Ca
1947 NHL Pension Society founded
1947 US control of Haitian customs & governmental revenue ends
1947 William Wister Haines' "Command Decision," premieres in NYC
1948 Calif Supreme Court voids state statue banning interracial marriages
1948 Radio Denmark begins transmitting
1949 People's Republic of China proclaimed (National Day)
1949 People's Republic of China proclaimed (National Day)
1949 People's Rep of China proclaimed by Mao Tse-tung (National Day)
1949 Republic of China (Taiwan) forms on island of Formosa
1950 Phillies win NL pennant on last day of season (10th inning HR)
1950 South Korean troops exceed 38ø latitude
1950 Browns lose to Giants, setting club record for fewest points scored by both teams (tied in 1979), NY 6, Cleveland 0
1951 1st Giant-Dodgers playoff game, Giants win 3-1
1951 1st treaty signed by woman ambassador-Eugenie Anderson
1951 24th Infantry Regiment, last all-black military unit, deactivated
1952 first Ultra High Frequency (UHF) TV station, in Portland, Oregon
1952 first Ultra High Frequency (UHF) TV station, in Portland, Oregon
1952 1st ultra high frequency (UHF) television station, Portland Or
1952 Liberal Party wins Japanese elections
1952 Monte Bello-Island (Great Britain 1st atom bomb explosion)
1953 Indian state of Andhra Pradesh partitioned from Madras
1953 KJEO TV channel 47 in Fresno, CA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953 KYTV TV channel 3 in Springfield, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 WATE TV channel 6 in Knoxville, TN (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 WREX TV channel 13 in Rockford, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting
1954 British colony of Nigeria becomes a federation
1955 "Honeymooners" premieres
1955 Piet Lieftinck becomes director v/h IMF (World bank)
1955 WORA TV channel 5 in Mayaguez, PR (TCI) begins broadcasting
1956 Johnny Heckmann rides 7 winners at Chicago Hawthorne Horse track
1956 Zestienhoven airport at Rotterdam official opens
1957 B-52 bombers begin full-time flying alert in case of USSR attack
1958 Vanguard Project transferred from military to NASA
1958 Vanguard Project transferred from military to NASA
1958 Britain transfers Christmas Island (south of Java) to Australia
1958 Inauguration of NASA
1958 Vanguard Project transferred from military to NASA
1959 1st World Series since 1948 not to feature a NY team (LA vs Chic)
1960 Nigeria gains its independence.
1960 Nigeria gains its independence.
1960 14th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 2-1 at Montreal
1960 KCBY TV channel 11 in Coos Bay, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
1960 Nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1960 South Korean troops cross 38th parallel into North Korea
1961 A believed extinct volcanco erupts in Tristan da Cunha
1961 East & West Cameroon merge as Federal Republic of Cameroon
1961 KGIN TV channel 11 in Grand Island, NB (CBS) begins broadcasting
1961 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Open
1961 Premiere of Dmitri Shostakovitsch' 12nd Symphony
1961 Roger Maris sets record of 61 HRs (off of Tracy Stallard)
1961 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1961 WOLO TV channel 25 in Columbia, SC (ABC) begins broadcasting
1961 WYAH TV channel 27 in Portsmouth, VA (IND) begins broadcasting
1962 Johnny Carson's Tonight Show and The Lucy Show both premier.
1962 National Radio Astronomy Observatory gets a 300' radio telescope
1962 Johnny Carson's Tonight Show and The Lucy Show both premier.
1962 National Radio Astronomy Observatory gets a 300' radio telescope
1962 Barbra Streisand signs her 1st recording contract (with Columbia)
1962 Brian Epstein signs a contract to manage Beatles through 1977
1962 James Meredith became 1st black at U of Mississippi
1962 Johnny Carson hosts his 1st Tonight Show, Joan Crawford guests
1962 Lucy Show premieres
1962 SF beats Dodgers, 8-0 in 1st of best-of-3 NL playoff
1962 UN gives Netherlands control of New-Guinea
1962 US National Radio Astronomy Obs gets a 300' (91m) radio telescope
1962 WEDH TV channel 24 in Hartford, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting
1963 1st time since 1910 no AL player, played in every game
1963 Nigeria becomes a republic within Commonwealth
1964 San Francisco Cable Cars are declared a National Landmark.
1964 San Francisco Cable Cars are declared a National Landmark.
1964 1st official broadcast of Trans World Radio on Bonaire
1964 2nd Dutch televisienet begins broadcastings
1964 Free Speech Movement launched at U of California, Berkley
1964 SF cable cars declared a national landmark
1964 WSJU TV channel 18 in Carolina, PR begins broadcasting
1964 WTSJ TV channel 18 in San Juan, PR (NBC) begins broadcasting
1964 WWAY TV channel 3 in Wilmington, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
1965 Failed coup under lt col Untung in Indonesia
1965 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
1966 Newspaper magnate Thomson purchases "The Times"
1966 WAEO (now WJFW) TV channel 12 in Rhinelander, WI (NBC) begins
1967 KBFI (now KDAF) TV channel 33 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins
1967 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' LA Golf Open
1967 Pink FLoyd's 1st US tour (arrives in NYC)
1968 "Night of the Living Dead" premieres in Pittsburgh
1969 Concorde 001 test flight breaks sound barrier
1969 Guernsey & Jersey begin issuing their own postage stamps
1969 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1970 63 arrest in riot to buy Rolling Stone tickets in Milano Italy
1970 Last game at Philadelphia's Connie Mack Stadium, Phils-2 Expos-1
1971 Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens.
1971 Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens.
1971 Joseph Luns becomes secretary-general of NATO
1971 Simplified echtscheidingsrecht of force
1971 Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens
1972 "Don't Play Us Cheap" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 164 perfs
1972 1st games of World Hockey Association
1972 2nd NYC Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik in 3:08:41
1972 3rd NYC Marathon won by Sheldon Karlin in 2:27:52
1972 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Classic
1973 Leo Durocher resigns as Houston Astro manager
1973 USSR-West Germany gas tunnel opens
1974 Watergate cover-up trial opens in Wash DC
1975 Britain grants internal self-government to Seychelles
1975 Ellice Islands split from Gilbert Islands, take name "Tuvalu"
1975 Heavyweight Muhammad Ali KOs Joe Frazier in Manilla
1975 Muhammad Ali TKOs Joe Frazier in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1975 R‚union Island stops printing stamps, France takes over production
1976 1st Dutch casino opens
1977 Singer Mary Ford dies, "Vaya con dios," "How High the Moon"
1977 Singer Mary Ford dies, "Vaya con dios," "How High the Moon"
1977 Singer Mary Ford dies, "Vaya con dios," "How High the Moon"
1977 Singer Mary Ford dies, "Vaya con dios," "How High the Moon"
1977 Singer Mary Ford dies, "Vaya con dios," "How High the Moon"
1977 Brazilian soccer great Pele' retires with 1,281 goals in 1,363 games
1977 Department Of Energy established
1977 Elton John honored by MSG Hall of Fame
1977 Peter Schats opera "Houdini" premieres in Amsterdam
1977 Yanks win 2nd consecutive AL East title
1978 Comoros adopts constitution
1978 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship
1978 Tuvalu (formerly Ellice Islands) declares independence from UK
1978 Yanks lose 9-2 to Indians forcing a playoff game with Red Sox
1979 US returns Canal Zone, not the canal, to Panama after 75 years.
1979 US returns Canal Zone, not the canal, to Panama after 75 years.
1979 Nigeria adopts constitution, Alhaji Shagari becomes president
1979 Pope John Paul II begins visit of US
1979 RKO radio network begins operation
1979 US returns Canal Zone to Panama after 75 years (but not the canal)
1980 Cosmonauts Ryumin & Popov break space endurance record of 176 days
1981 Iranian plane crash
1981 J Chodorov/N Panama's "Talent for Murder," premieres in London
1981 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1982 EPCOT Center opens in Orlando Florida
1982 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1982 West Germany's Parliament ousts Helmut Schmidt for Helmut Kohl
1983 Denise Wallace, 18, of Virginia crowned Miss Teen of America
1984 Gary Trudeau's Doonesbury comic strip resumes after 2-year hiatus
1984 Peter Ueberroth replaces Bowie Kuhn as 6th commissioner of baseball
1985 Israeli air raid on PLO-headquarter at Tunis, 68 killed
1986 President Carter's presidential library/museum dedicated in Atlanta
1987 "Roza" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 12 performances
1987 6 killed by an earthquake measuring 6.1 in LA
1987 Fiji's constitution is suspended
1988 Bradley Center in Milwaukee opens
1988 Lowest batting avg for NL champion (Tony Gwynn .313)
1988 Mikhail Gorbachev became president of Soviet Union
1988 Robert Englund, actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth
1989 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
1989 Dallas Cowboy, Ed "Too Tall" Jones records his 1,000th NFL tackle
1989 Thousands of East Germans flee to West Germany
1989 US issues a stamp, labeling an apatosaurus as a brontosaurus
1989 Batting titles decided on final day Puckett goes 2-for-5 edges Carney Lansford .339 to .336, Gwynn's 3-for-4 edges Will Clark .336 to .333
1990 10,000 Uganda RPF rebels move into Rwanda
1990 Meteorite explode above Pacific Ocean
1990 Pres Bush at UN, condemns Iraq's takeover of Kuwait
1990 Serbs in Croatia proclaim autonomy
1991 Michael Jackson's white glove is stolen from the Motown Musuem
1991 Michael Jackson's white glove is stolen from the Motown Musuem
1991 Michael Jackson's white glove is stolen from the Motown Musuem
1991 Michael Jackson's white glove is stolen from the Motown Musuem
1991 Michael Jackson's white glove is stolen from the Motown Musuem
1991 Howard Stern adds Baltimore to his radio network (WJFK-AM)
1992 "Oba Oba '93" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 22 performances
1992 Cartoon Cable Network premieres
1992 Greater Pittsburgh International Airport opens
1992 Ross Perot re-enters presidental race
1993 Lennox Lewis TKOs Frank Bruno in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
1994 Boon completes his 19th Test century (114 v Pak, Karachi)
1994 Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA GHP Heartland Golf Classic
1994 South African President Nelson Mandela visits US
1994 Stanley Betrian sworn in as leader of Cura‡ao
1995 Bermuda begins using new area code 441
1995 Gail Graham wins FieldCrest Cannon/Carolina LPGA Golf Classic
1995 Indians set record of 30 game lead over 2nd place team
1995 Mike Mussina tosses Balt's 5th consecutive shutout 4-0 win over Tigers
1995 NY Yankees win 1st baseball wildcard ever
1995 Rockies are 1st team to make postseason before 7th year in existence
1997 Carolina Hurricanes 1st game vs Tampa Bay Lightning
1997 Spice Hot premieres on cable
2000 27th Olympic games close at Sydney, Australia (sched)

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