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Wednesday, October 10, 2018.



Birthdays


1486 Charles III, Duke of Savoy
1599 Jacob Aertsz Colom, Dutch publisher (Consolation of the Sea)
1678 John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707)
1684 Jean Antoine Watteau, French rococo painter (Onverschillige)
1713 Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer
1731 Henry Cavendish, English physicist, chemist
1731 Henry Cavendish, England, physicist/chemist (discovered hydrogen)
1731 Henry Cavendish, English physicist, chemist
1738 Benjamin West, painter.
1738 Benjamin West, painter (Death of General Wolfe)
1738 Benjamin West, painter.
1757 Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens)
1779 Antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP
1790 George Gerson, composer
1804 Albin Masek, composer
1813 Giuseppe Verdi, operatic composer, (Rigoletto, Aida, Otello)
1813 Giuseppe Verdi, operatic composer, (Rigoletto, Aida, Otello)
1817 Christophorus H D Buys Ballot, Dutch meteorologist/founder KNMI
1819 Zebulon York, Brig general (Confederate Army), died in 1900
1823 Theodore Furchtegott Kirchner, composer
1825 Paulus Kruger, Pres of South African Republic (1883), Boer leader
1829 Dandridge McRae, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1830 Emily Dickinson, poet
1830 Isabella II, Queen of Spain (1833-68)
1830 Emily Dickinson, poet
1832 Theodore Shelton Bowers, Bvt Brig General (Union Army), died in 1866
1834 Aleksis Kivi, [Stenvall], Finland, writer/poet (Nummisuutarit)
1847 Gheorghe Dima, composer
1854 Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer
1861 Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian explorer, humanitarian, (Nobel 1922)
1861 Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922)
1861 Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian explorer, humanitarian, (Nobel 1922)
1862 Arthur De Greef, composer
1865 Raffaele Merry del Val, Spanish cardinal
1868 Guillermo M Tomas, composer
1876 Walter Niemann, composer
1884 C "Ormy" C Pearse, cricketer (3 Tests for S Afr in Australia 1910-11)
1884 Ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer (Bint)
1887 Rie Cramer, [Marie Holman], Dutch cartoonist/author
1889 Han [Henricus A] Van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger (Vermeer)
1892 Ivo Andric, Yugoslavia, novelist (Bridge on Drina, Nobel 1961)
1893 August Balthazar, Belgian politician
1895 Johnny Taylor, cricketer (stalwart Aussie batsman of post-WW I days)
1895 Lin Y-t'ang, China, writer (My Country & My People)
1897 Lamar Stringfield, composer
1897 Pricilla L Williams, social activist/humanitarian
1898 Guomundur G Hagalin, Iceland author (Krist£n/d into Hamrav¡k)
1900 Helen Hayes
1900 Helen Hayes
1900 Helen Hayes
1900 Helen Hayes
1900 Helen Hayes
1900 Helen Hayes, Wash DC, actress (C‘sar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday)
1901 Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor
1903 Charles T von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, Count of Flanders/prince
1903 Vernon Duke, composer
1905 Jane Winton, Phila, actress (Hell's Angel, Patsy, Don Juan)
1906 Paul Creston, [Giuseppe Guttoveggio], NY, composer (Creative Harmony)
1908 David Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer
1908 John Waldo Green, NYC, composer (Body & Soul, Guy Lombardo's arranger)
1909 Florida Friebus, actress (Dobie Gillis' mom, Bob Newhart Show)
1909 Luc van Brabant, Flemish writer/erotic poet
1910 Alan Frank, music publisher
1910 Milton "Tippy" Larkin, band leader
1910 Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas)
1912 Charles Henry Madge, poet writer/sociologist
1913 Claude Simon, writer
1913 Johnny Downs, Bkln NY, actor (Manhattan Showcase)
1914 Dorothy Lamour, [Kaumeyer], NO LA, actress (Road to Bali, Road to Rio)
1914 Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker
1916 Benson Fong, Sacramento CA, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart)
1916 Scott Huston, composer
1917 Thelonious Monk
1917 Thelonious Monk
1917 Thelonious Monk
1917 Thelonious Monk
1917 Thelonious Monk
1917 Ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night)
1917 Thelonious Monk, jazz composer/pianist
1918 Bobby Byrne, Columbus Ohio, orch leader (Club Seven)
1918 Jean Gimpel, author/iconoclast
1918 Jigal Allon, Israeli politician
1918 Thelonious Monk, jazz guitarist/composer/pianist (Monk's Dream)
1919 Gerald Etheridge Gomez, cricketer (post-war WI all-rounder)
1921 "Boy" [FHP] Trip, Dutch minister
1922 Boeli [Willem C] van Leeuwen, Antillian writer (Vreemdeling Op Aarde)
1922 Harry Cave, cricketer (NZ bowler & Test captain in the 1950's)
1923 Louis Gottlieb, musician
1924 Edward D. Wood, Jr.
1924 Edward D. Wood, Jr.
1924 Edward D. Wood, Jr.
1924 Edward D. Wood, Jr.
1924 Edward D. Wood, Jr.
1924 Edward D Wood Jr, Poughkeepsie NY, director (Plan 9 from Outer Space)
1924 Huey "Piano" Smith, rocker (Rockin' Pneumonia & Boogie Woogie Flu)
1924 James Clavell, England, author (Tai Pan, Shogun) [or 1920, 22, 26)
1924 Ludmilla Tcherina, French actress/ballet dancer (Sins of Rome)
1925 Ivan Svitak, philosopher
1926 Oscar Brown Jr, US songwriter (Brown Baby, Forbidden Fruit)
1926 Richard Jaeckel, NY, actor (3:10 to Yuma, Sands of Iwo Jima)
1927 Clairmonte Depeiaza, cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955)
1927 John Eric Tieman, production manager (The Guardian)
1927 Thomas Brendon Wilson, composer
1930 Harold Pinter
1930 Harold Pinter
1930 Harold Pinter
1930 Harold Pinter
1930 Harold Pinter
1930 Adlai Stevenson III, (D-Sen-Ill)
1930 Harold Pinter, London England, playwright (Homecoming, Servant)
1932 Charles Dnaiels, archaeologist
1933 Daniel Massey, London, actress (Vault of Horror)
1933 Gerald Masters, South African/British author (Pan Book of Dates)
1934 Sadashiv Patil, cricketer (pace bowler in Test India v NZ 1955-56)
1935 Paolo Renosto, composer
1936 Art Dick, cricket wicket-keeper (NZ of 60's)
1936 Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here)
1937 Bruce Devlin, Armidale Australia, PGA golfer (1964 St Petersburg Open)
1938 Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist/director (Weevers' Duin)
1938 Tobias A Roth, (Rep-R-Wisconsin, 1979- )
1941 Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa, writer/environmentalist
1941 Laurence Henry Tribe, Shanghai China, Harvard Law professor
1942 Peter Coyote, [Cohon], NYC, actor (Kika, Living a Lie, Exposure, ET)
1943 Denis D'Ell, [Dennis Dalziel], rocker
1943 Earl of Stockton, English publisher/grandson of premier Macmillan
1943 Jean-Jacques Annaud, director (Bear, Black & White, Coup de Tete)
1944 Christopher N Dlamini, South African union/SACP-leader
1944 Renier S Schoeman, S Afr MP (NP)/journalist
1944 Stephen Scott, composer
1945 Alan Cartwright, rocker (Procul Harum)
1946 Ben Vereen
1946 Ben Vereen
1946 Ben Vereen
1946 Ben Vereen
1946 Ben Vereen
1946 Ben Vereen, Miami Fla, actor/dancer (Pippin, Roots, Webster)
1946 Charles Dane, England, actor (Plenty, Jewel in the Crown)
1946 Franco Malerba, Genoa Italy, astronaut (STS 46)
1946 John Prine, Maywood Ill, country singer (Hello in There)
1946 Peter Mahvolich, NHL star (Mont Canadiens)
1947 Alan Rachins, Cambridge Mass, actor (Douglas-LA Law)
1948 Greg Lake, rocker
1948 Rosemary Casals, SF Calif, tennis doubles (5X Wimbledon) [or Sep 16]
1949 Greg Douglas, rocker (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
1949 Jessica Harper, Chicago IL, actress (Inserts, Stardust Memories)
1949 Lance Cairns, cricketer (big-hitting NZ medium-pace bowler)
1950 Dennis Holmes, actor (Mike-Laramie)
1950 Peter Jan Rens, Dutch actor/director (Mister Cactus, Passion)
1953 Gus Williams, NBA guard (Golden State, Seattle, Washington)
1953 Midge Ure, Glasgow Scot, rocker (Dear God, Ultravox-We Came to Dance)
1954 "Maestro" Jimmy Fearnley, English accordionist (The Pogues)
1955 David Lee Roth
1955 David Lee Roth
1955 David Lee Roth
1955 David Lee Roth
1955 David Lee Roth
1955 David Lee Roth, Bloomington, rock singer (Van Halen-Jump)
1956 Melissa Belote, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1972)
1957 Craig Marseilles, Toronto, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Gold Coast)
1958 Tanya Tucker
1958 Tanya Tucker
1958 Tanya Tucker
1958 Tanya Tucker
1958 Tanya Tucker
1958 J Eddie Peck, Joplin Missouri, actor (Bold & Beautiful-Cole Howard)
1958 John M Grunsfeld, Chicago Ill, PhD/astronaut (STS 67, 81)
1958 Tanya Tucker, Seminole Tx, country singer/actress (Follow that Car)
1959 Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (Pet Shop Boys-It's a Sin)
1960 Eric Martin, rocker (Mr Big)
1961 Brian Lee Diemer, Grand Rapids Mich, steeplechase (Olymp-bronze-1984)
1961 Martin Kemp, London, rock bassist (Spandau Ballet)
1962 Rex J Walheim, Redwood City Calif, Capt USAF/astronaut
1963 Mike Donnelly, Detroit, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
1964 Maxi Gnauck, German DR, uneven parallel bars (Olympic-gold-1980)
1964 Neneh Cherry, Stockholm Sweden, rock vocalist
1965 Brett Perriman, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins)
1966 Darren Carrington, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1966 Derrick McKey, NBA forward (Indiana Pacers)
1966 Elana Meyer, [van Zyl], South Africa, runner (Olympics-silver-92)
1966 Kevin Paige, vocalist (Don't Shut Me Out)
1967 Frank Wainright, tight end (Miami Dolphins)
1967 Willie Davis, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs, Tennessee Oilers)
1968 James Williams, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers)
1968 L B Williams, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1968 Nancy Brookhart, Elmhurst Ill, WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17th-1994)
1969 Brett Favre
1969 Brett Favre
1969 Brett Favre
1969 Brett Favre
1969 Brett Favre
1969 Brett Favre, NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1969 Scott Anthony Murray Nelson, Geelong Australia, NZ 20k walker (Oly-96)
1970 Glenn Foley, NFL quarterback (NY Jets)
1970 Helen Louise Goldsby, Brooklyn NY, Miss America (NY-Top 10-1996)
1971 Bryn Parry, Vancouver BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 BC Amateur-2nd)
1971 Claus Dalpiaz, hockey goaltender (Team Austria 1998)
1971 Corey Louchiey, NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
1972 Alexei Zhitnik, Kiev Ukraine, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
1972 Hunter Goodwin, tight end (Minnesota Vikings)
1972 Marianne Limpert, Matagami Quebec, 200m relay swimmer (Oly-silver-96)
1972 Trent McCleary, Swift Current, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)
1972 Yinka Dare, NBA center (NJ Nets)
1973 A J Ofodile, tight end (Baltimore Ravens)
1973 Jeff Shantz, Duchess, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
1973 Jessica Shahriari, Miss USA-Arizona (1997)
1973 John Mobley, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1973 Mario Lopez, San Diego Calif, actor (A C Slater-Saved by the Bell)
1973 Zach Thornton, Balt Md, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics-gold-96)
1974 Chris Pronger, NHL defenseman (Team Canada Oly-1998, St. Louis)
1974 Naike Rivelli, Germany, model/daughter of Ornella Muti
1976 Shane Doan, Eston, NHL right wing (Winnipeg Jets)
1978 Autumn Waterbury, Miss Illinois Teen USA (2nd-1997)
1978 Brandi Watkins, Miss Arkansas Teen USA (1997)
1978 Jodi Lynn O'Keefe, Cliffwood Beach NJ, actress (Cassidy-Nash Bridges)
1982 Eddie J Peck, Lynchburg Pa, actor (Sutton-Wildside)

Events


National Day, celebrated in Taiwan.
National Day, celebrated in Taiwan.
680 Battle at Kerbela: Kalief Yazid beats pretender al-Hussein
1375 Westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands
1471 Battle of Brunkeberg Stockholm (Sten Sture beats Christian I)
1549 Duke of Somerset fired as Lord Protector & imprisoned
1578 Count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen
1631 Saxon army occupies Prague
1695 King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England
1720 French govt proclaims strike on banknotes
1733 France declares war on emperor Charles VI
1760 Suriname Colonial Regime signs treaty with Aukaners (ex-slaves)
1780 Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in Caribbean
1787 Amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army
1799 Convention of Alkmaar: English/Russian invasion army departs
1802 1st non indian settlement in Oklahoma
1839 British troops under Gen Charles Napier occupy Beirut
1845 US Naval academy opens at Annapolis, Maryland
1845 US Naval academy opens at Annapolis, Maryland
1845 Naval School (now called US Naval Academy) opens at Annapolis
1846 Neptune's moon Triton discovered by William Lassell
1846 Neptune's moon Triton discovered by William Lassell
1846 Alexis the Tocqueville writes about "Algerian problem"
1846 Neptune's moon Triton discovered by William Lassell
1854 US Assay Office in NY City, NY opens
1857 American Chess Association formed (NYC)
1863 Skirmish at Blue Springs, Tennessee (166 casualties)
1865 John Hyatts patents billard ball
1868 1st written account of a Canadian football game
1868 Cuba revolts for independence against Spain
1874 Fiji becomes a British possession
1886 1st dinner jacket worn to autumn ball at Tuxedo Park, NY (tuxedo)
1888 Teatotalers excursion train crushed, killing 64 (Mud Run Pa)
1892 Entire Hong Kong national cricket team, die in shipwreck off Taiwan
1899 IR Johnson patents bicycle frame
1902 S Afr's president Paul Kruger visits Utrecht
1904 Liberty Theater opens at 234 W 42nd St NYC
1904 Yanks 2 games out play 1st place Red Sox on final day doubleheader 41 game winner Chesbro loses 1st game & chance at pennant
1904 Boston pitchers achieve 148 complete games-an AL record, also record for total complete games AL 1,098, NL 1,089
1908 Baseball Writers Association, formed
1911 The Manchu Dynasty is overthrown in China.
1911 The Manchu Dynasty is overthrown in China.
1911 Sun Yat-sen's revolutionaries overthrow Manchus (Taiwan Natl Day)
1913 British passenger ship Volturno catches fire in Atlantic (136 kill)
1913 Gamboa Dam in Panama blown up; Atlantic & Pacific waters mix
1913 Yuan Shikai installed as 1st president of China
1914 German forces route Belgians in Antwerp Belgium (WW I)
1916 In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3
1917 Giants Rube Benton is 1st lefty to pitch a World Series no hitter
1917 Plymouth Theater opens at 236 W 45th St NYC
1918 Baden's Geisz forms govt
1919 Richard Strauss & Hugo van Hofmannsthals premieres in Vienna
1920 1st Grandslam in WS (Smith) & 1st unassisted triple play (Wambsganss)
1920 Indians' Elmer Smith hits baseball's 1st post-season grand slam
1920 Italy annexes South Tirol (Alto Adige)
1920 Phoenix Cardinals (then in Chicago) play 1st NFL game, a 0-0 tie
1920 Indian Bill Wambsganns makes 1st unassisted World Series triple play
1920 Indian's Elmer Smith hits 1st World Series grand slam
1921 NFL Decatur Staleys become Chicago Staleys, win 14-10
1923 Saxony gets Social Democratic & Communist coalition government
1923 NY Giants & NY Yankees become 1st teams to play each other for 3 consecutive World Series, also 1st played at Yankee Stadium
1924 Ibn Saud of Nedzhed captures Mecca
1924 Washington Senators win their 1st World Series beat Giants in 7
1926 St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 23rd World Series
1930 AP votes Joe Cronin unofficial AL MVP & BWA names Hack Wilson NL MVP
1930 Yankees announce signing Joe McCarthy to manage for 4 years
1931 A J Bennett hits H Garbarino for 1st scoring pass in Canada's Big 4
1931 St Louis Cards beat Phila A's, 4 games to 3 in 28th World Series
1931 William Waltons "Belshazzar's Feast," premieres in Leeds
1932 "Betty & Bob" premieres on radio
1932 Dnjepr Dam in USSR put into operation (world's biggest)
1933 first synthetic detergent for home use marketed
1933 first synthetic detergent for home use marketed
1933 1st synthetic detergent, "Dreft" by Procter & Gamble, goes on sale
1935 "Porgy & Bess," by George Gershwin, NY premiere
1935 Coup under Gen Giorgios Kondylis in favor of Greek monarchy
1935 George Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" opens on Broadway
1935 League of Nations denounces Italian invasion of Abyssinia
1936 Bradman scores 212 in 202 mins in a cricket testimonial game
1937 NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 1 in 34th World Series
1938 Germany completed annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland
1938 Premier of Dmitri Shostakovitch's 1st String Quartet
1941 German U-boat torpedoes US destroyer Kearney
1942 1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt
1943 Chiang Kai-shek takes oath of office as president of China
1943 US bombers accidentally strike Enschede Neth, causing 151 deaths
1944 Adm Halsey's Task Force 30 bombs Okinawa, 700 die
1944 US takes Okinawa
1945 Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 3 in 42nd World Series
1946 Max Frisch' "Die Chinesische Mauer," premieres in Zrich
1947 "Allegro" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 318 performances
1947 Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "Allegro," premieres in NYC
1948 Then record 86,288 see game 5 of World Series in Cleveland
1949 3rd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Toronto
1951 Yanks beat Giants 4 games to 2 in World Series, DiMaggio's final game
1954 Ho Chi Minh enters Hanoi after French troops pulled out
1956 Fazal Mahmood takes 13-114 for match v Aus, Karachi
1956 On Skowron's grand slammer NY Yanks beat Dodgers 9-0 in series game 7
1957 Accident at British nuclear reactor in Windsdale
1957 Braves' Lew Burdette beats Yankees for 3rd time in 1 World Series
1957 Milwaukee Braves beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series
1957 Pres Eisenhower apologizes to finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Del, restaurant
1957 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1958 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1959 "Happy Town" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 5 performances
1959 Lee Harvey Oswald signs guestbook in hotel Helsinki
1959 Pan Am begins regular flights around World
1960 "Laughs & Other Events" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 8 perfs
1960 16 Calif Poly football team members die in plane crash in Toledo
1960 Cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 4000 die
1960 Ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards
1960 WGTE TV channel 30 in Toledo, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1961 "Milk & Honey" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 543 performances
1961 Expansion draft to stock Houston Astros & NY Mets
1961 Otis M Smith appointed to Michigan Supreme Court
1961 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 Indies assault up Chinese positions in North-India attack
1963 Nuclear Atmospheric Test Ban treaty is signed by US, UK, USSR.
1963 Nuclear Atmospheric Test Ban treaty is signed by US, UK, USSR.
1963 Dam bursts in Italy, 3,000+ die
1963 Netherland population hits 12,000,000
1963 Treaty banning atmospheric nuclear tests signed by US, UK, USSR
1964 18th Summer Olympic Games opened in Tokyo.
1964 18th Summer Olympic Games opened in Tokyo.
1964 18th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-2 at Toronto
1964 18th modern Olympic games opens in Tokyo
1965 "Drat! - The Cat!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 8 performances
1965 Supreme appear on Ed Sullivan Show
1965 "Vinland Map" is introduced by Yale University as being the 1st known map of America, drawn about 1440 by Norse explorer Lief Eriksson
1967 Brendan Behans "Norstal Boy," premieres in Dublin
1968 Detroit Tigers beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 65th World Series
1968 George Harrison forms Singsong Ltd
1968 Lee Evans of US sets 400 meter record at 43.86
1968 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 Fiji gains independence from Britain (National Day).
1970 Fiji gains independence from Britain (National Day).
1970 Fiji gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1971 1st game played at Philadelphia's Veteran Stadium, Phils win 4-1
1971 5th Country Music Assn Award: Charlie Pride wins
1971 Fenholt & Webber's musical "Jesus Christ Superstar," premieres in NYC
1971 Rain washes out Game 2, 1st World Series postponement since 1962
1972 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Heritage Village Golf Open
1973 VP Spiro T. Agnew pleads no contest to tax evasion & resigns.
1973 VP Spiro T. Agnew pleads no contest to tax evasion & resigns.
1973 NY Mets beat Cin Reds in Game 5 of the NLCS
1973 VP Spiro T Agnew pleads no contest to tax evasion & resigns
1974 A's Mike Andrews files $25 million lawsuit against Charlie Finley
1974 Canadian John Hathaway begins 2-yr ride of 50,600 miles
1974 Labour Party wins British parliamentary election
1974 US Gen George Brown's speech deplores Jewish influence in US over his treatment during the 1973 World Series
1975 Israel formally signs Sinai accord with Egypt
1975 Israel formally signs Sinai accord with Egypt
1975 Israel formally signs Sinai accord with Egypt
1975 Liz Taylor's 6th marriage (re-marries Richard Burton)
1976 Beijing reports arrest of Mao Tse Tung's widow
1976 NJ Meadowlands' Giant's Stadium opens
1976 Greece's 98 year-old Dimitrion Yordanidis, is oldest man to compete in a marathon; he finishes in 7:33
1977 11th Country Music Assn Award: Ronnie Milsap wins
1978 Aerosmith's Steve Tyler & Joe Perry injured by a cherry bomb
1978 British pop magazine "Smash Hits," 1st published
1978 Congress approves Susan B Anthony Dollar
1978 Daniel Arap Moi succeeds Kenyatta as president of Kenya
1978 Steve Perry joins Journey
1978 Yanks & Dodgers play in World Series # 75
1979 Fleetwood Mac gets a star in Hollywood
1979 Nordiques' Real Cloutier sets NHL record of a hat trick in 1st game
1979 Panama assumes sovereignty over Canal Area (ie Canal Zone)
1979 Recorded trace of snow in Central Park NYC
1980 Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated.
1980 Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated.
1980 4,500 die when a pair of earthquakes strikes NW Algeria
1980 Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated
1980 Yanks lose 4-2 & are swept by Royals in AL Championship series
1981 Anwar Sadat's funeral service is held in Cairo
1982 Brewers beat Angels in ALCS
1982 Hernan Siles Zuazo installed as president of Bolivia
1982 Pope John Paul II canonizes Rev M Kolbe, who volunteered to die in place of another inmate at Auschwitz concentration camp, a saint
1982 US imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union
1983 17th Country Music Assn Award: Alabama wins
1983 Israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse Yitzhak Shamir as PM
1983 Tom Monaghan becomes CEO of Detroit Tigers
1985 US jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy. Gunmen are placed in custody.
1985 US jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy. Gunmen are placed in custody.
1985 Sudan adopts interim constitution
1985 US fighter jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy, gunmen are placed in custody
1986 7.5 Earthquake strikes San Salvador, El Salvador
1986 Israel Prime Minister Shimon Peres resigns
1987 Bruce Springsteen releases his 9th album "Tunnel of Love"
1987 Garfield Park Nature Center opens, latest in Cleveland Metroparks
1987 Giant's Jeffrey Leonard hits playoff record HR in his 4th cons game
1988 22nd Country Music Assn Award: Highway 101, K T Oslin win
1988 Royals announce that Dick Howser, who underwent surgery for a brain tumor in July, will return to manage the club in 1989
1990 Oakland A's sweep Red Sox in 4 games to win ALCS
1990 US 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) returns from space
1991 Ex-postal worker Joseph Harris kills 4 postal workers
1991 Greyhound Bus ends bankruptcy
1991 US cuts all foreign aid to Haiti
1992 Actress Ally Sheedy weds actor David Lansbury
1992 Actress Heather Thomas weds entertainment lawyer Skip Brittenham
1992 Floriade (Flower Show) closes at Hague, Netherlands
1993 Browns Najee Mustafaa sets club rec for longest interception (97 yds)
1993 Ferry boat leaves for west coast of South Korea, 120 killed
1993 Ted Kennedy Jr (32) weds psychiatrist Katherine Gershman (34)
1994 Lt-general Raoul C‚dras resigns as dictator of Haiti
1994 MPAA chief Jack Valenti holds meeting to determine new movie ratings
1994 NY Giants retire Lawrence Taylor's #56
1994 Nobel prize for physiology awarded to Alfred Gilman & Martin Rodbell
1994 Value of Russian ruble decreases, 3081 rubles per dollar
1995 "Garden District" opens at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
1995 Israel begins W Bank pullback, frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners
1995 Most Dutch telephone numbers increase to 10 digits
1995 Robert E Lucas awarded Nobel Prize in economics
1996 "Sex & Longing" opens at Cort Theater NYC
1996 Cornerstone dedication for Holocaust Museum in NYC

That's All....

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