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Thursday, October 11, 2018.



Birthdays


1573 Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer
1593 Claes P "Nicolaas" Tulip, anatomy/mayor of Amsterdam (1654..71)
1611 Hugues de Lionne, Marquess de Berry, French ambassador to Rome
1661 Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius)
1671 Frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730)
1738 Arthur Phillip, admiral/1st governor New-South Wales
1747 Marian Paradeiser, composer
1758 Wilhelm Olbers, discoverer of asteroids Pallas & Vesta
1758 Wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta)
1758 Wilhelm Olbers, discoverer of asteroids Pallas & Vesta
1768 Adriaan van den Ende, Dutch vicar/educationalist
1777 B. Brisson --1828
1777 B. Brisson --1828
1777 B. Brisson --1828
1777 B. Brisson --1828
1777 B. Brisson --1828
1782 Steen Steensen Blicher, Denmk, poet/short-story writer (E Binddstouw)
1788 Simon Sechter, composer
1803 Albartus Telting, Frisian poet (Frisianch Jierboeckjen)
1806 Aleksandar I Karadjordjevic, monarch of Serbia (1842-58)
1815 Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican representative of the people
1820 Alfred Washington Ellet, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1821 Angelo Maurizio Gaspare Mariani, composer
1821 George Williams, England, founder YMCA
1825 C F Meyer, writer
1825 Elkanah Brackin Greer, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1877
1835 Hunter Holmes McGuire, Med Director (Confederate Army), died in 1900
1841 Freidrich Hegar, composer
1844 Henry John Heinz, founded a prepared-foods company
1844 Henry John Heinz, founded prepared-foods company (57 varieties)
1844 Henry John Heinz, founded a prepared-foods company
1863 Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, composer
1865 Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Mot Karnaval)
1869 Gordon Frederic Norton, composer
1872 Harlan Fiske Stone, NH, Supreme Court (1925-41) Chief Justice (41-46)
1875 Stefan O Iosif, Romania, poet (Beautiful Irine)
1876 G von Le Fort, writer
1877 John Parsons Beach, composer
1881 Stark Young, US critic/writer (So Red the Rose)
1882 Robert Nathaniel Dett, composer
1882 Will Vesper, German author (Vom grossen Krieg)
1883 Archibald T Davison, composer
1884 Eleanor Roosevelt, crusader
1884 Eleanor Roosevelt, [Anna], 1st lady (1933-1945)/crusader (Nobel 1931)
1884 Friedrich C R Bergius, German chemist (benzine from brown coal, Nobel)
1884 Robert Muller-Hartmann, composer
1884 Sig Ruman, [Siegfried Rumann], Hamburg Germany
1884 Eleanor Roosevelt, crusader
1885 Francois Mauriac, French novelist, poet, playwright (Nobel 1952)
1885 Alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician
1885 Fran‡ois Mauriac, France, novelist/poet/playwright (Nobel 1952)
1885 Francois Mauriac, French novelist, poet, playwright (Nobel 1952)
1888 Piero Coppola, composer
1891 Antonius [Jacob LT] van der Veen Zeppenfeldt, Antillian Bishop
1894 Albert Stoessel, composer
1895 H Schiebelhuth, writer
1896 Roman Jakobson, linguist/Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language)
1897 Arvo Hannikainen, composer
1897 George Preston Marshall, NFL team owner (Washington Redskins)
1897 Nathan F Twining, USAF general (Neither Liberty nor Safety)
1897 Russell Collins, New Orleans LA
1899 A L "Oosh" Ochse, cricketer (no relation to A E S African fast bowler)
1900 Cal Hubbard, NFL tackle (Giants, Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates)
1901 Emil Hlobil, composer
1901 Gerard Roms‚e, Flemish nationalist
1902 Leon Belasco, Odessa Russia, actor (Lucky Partners, My Sister Eileen)
1906 Earl "Dutch" Clark, Colo, NFL hall of fame QB (Spartans, Detroit)
1908 Armen Carapetyan, composer
1910 Eugene John Weigel, composer
1910 Francis James Claude Piggott, soldier
1910 Joseph Alsop, political newspaper columnist (Men Around the President)
1913 J J Pickle, (Rep-D-TX, 1963- )
1914 Edward J Day, US Postmaster General (1961)
1917 Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer
1917 Thelonious Monk, jazz great, stroke
1918 Jerome Robbins
1918 Jerome Robbins
1918 Jerome Robbins
1918 Jerome Robbins
1918 Jerome Robbins
1918 Jerome Robbins, [Rabinowitz], NY, choreographer (Tony-West Side Story)
1919 Art Blakey, Pitts PA, drummer (Billy Eckstine Band, Jazz Messengers)
1925 Elmore Leonard
1925 Elmore Leonard
1925 Elmore Leonard
1925 Elmore Leonard
1925 Elmore Leonard
1925 Elmore Leonard, US writer (Glitz, Mr Majestyk, Touch, 52 Pick-Up)
1925 Nancy Guild, LA Calif, actress (Where Was I?)
1926 Earle Hyman, NC, actor (Russell-Cosby, Coriolanus)
1926 John Dewes, cricketer (England opener late 40's early 50's)
1928 Thomas Burnett Swann, US, sci-fi author (Day of Minotaur)
1930 Bill Fischer, baseball player
1930 Harry Glass, German DR, 1st E German Olympic medalist (bronze-1956)
1930 Sam Johnson, (Rep-R-Texas)
1932 Dottie West, Nashville Tenn, country singer (Here Comes My Baby)
1933 Dawn French, actress/com‚dienne (Supergrass)
1935 Jan van Vlijmen, composer
1935 Roy Scheider, actor (Jaws, Fren Connection, Marathon Man, Paper Lion)
1937 Bobby Charlton, English soccer player
1937 Georgi Vladimirovich Machinski, cosmonaut
1937 Ron Leibman, NYC, actor (Norma Rae, Where's Poppa?, Beauty & Beast)
1939 Franklin A Sonn, union leader (South African workers)
1939 Maria Bueno, Sao Paulo Brazil, tennis player (Wimbledon 1959)
1939 Woiciech Wiesidlowski Lowski, dancer
1942 Amitabh Bachan, actress (Deewar)
1942 Malvin Whitfield, Bay City Tx, track star (Oly-3 gold/silv/br-48, 52)
1942 Victor H Fazio, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
1943 Frank Muyser, Dutch guitarist/saxophonist (Les Baroques)
1943 Gene Watson, Palestine Tx, country singer (Heartaches, Love & Stuff)
1943 Keith Boyce, cricketer (big-hitting WI all-rounder of 70's)
1943 Ken Boyce, cricketer
1943 Per-Gunnar Alldahl, composer
1944 Rodney Marsh, athlete
1946 Felton Perry, actor (Magnum Force, Sudden Death)
1946 Gary Mallaber, Buffalo NY, rocker (Steve Miller Band-Abracadbra)
1946 Sawao Kato, Japan, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1968, 72, 76)
1948 Daryl Hall, [Hohl], Penn, rocker/songwriter (Hall & Oates-Sara Smile)
1949 Bobby Jones, baseball player
1949 Greg Douglas, rock guitarist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
1950 Amos Gitai, actor (Neo-Fascist Trilogy, Golem, Arena of Murder)
1950 Andrew Woolfolk, US pop musician (Earth, Wind & Fire-Shining Star)
1950 Catlin Adams, LA Calif, actress (Ms Loomis-Square Pegs)
1950 Patty Murry, (Sen-D Washington)
1950 Thomas J Tauke, (Rep-R-IA, 1979- )
1951 Wesley Magoogan, rocker
1953 David Morse, Beverly Mass, actor (St Elsewhere, House, Inside Moves)
1957 Blair Cunningham, Memphis Tn, rock drummer (Haircut 100)
1957 Jon Moss, rock drummer (Culture Club)
1959 Bob Inglis, (Rep-R-South Carolina)
1959 Michiel Schapers, Netherlands, tennis star
1960 Curt Ford, baseball player
1960 Joe Nash, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
1961 Steve Young
1961 Steve Young
1961 Steve Young
1961 Steve Young
1961 Steve Young
1961 Bryant Young, defensive tackle (San Francisco 49ers)
1961 Steve Young, NFL quarterback (SF 49ers, NFL Player of Year '92)
1962 Joan Cusack
1962 Joan Cusack
1962 Joan Cusack
1962 Joan Cusack
1962 Joan Cusack
1962 Eric Johnson, Seaside OR, Nike golfer (1993 NIKE Louisiana Open-3rd)
1962 Joan Cusack, Evanston Illinois, actress (SNL, Addams Family Values)
1962 Leslie Landon, LA Calif, actress (Etta Plum-Little House on Prairie)
1962 Martin Bayless, NFL safety (KC Chiefs)
1962 Philip Newport, cricketer (England pace bowler in 3 Tests 1988-91)
1965 Chris Spielman, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills)
1965 Sean Patrick Flanery, actor (Young Indiana Jones, Powder)
1966 Luke Perry
1966 Luke Perry
1966 Luke Perry
1966 Luke Perry
1966 Luke Perry
1966 Gregg Olson, Omaha NE, pitcher (Balt Orioles, Detroit Tigers)
1966 Luke Perry, Mansfield Ohio, actor (Dillon-Beverly Hill 90210)
1966 Shawn Chambers, Royal Oaks MI, NHL defenseman (Team USA, NJ Devils)
1967 Bruce Dickson, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
1967 Charles Ogletree, Greenville NC, tornado yachter (Olympics-8th-1996)
1967 Dennis Vaske, Rockford, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
1967 John Lovell, Baton Rouge LA, tornado yachter (Olympics-8th-1996)
1967 Rob Selby, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
1967 Sean Moynihan, Burlington Vt, actor (Powell-One Life to Live)
1968 Amy Louise Taylor, [Kallested], actress (Silent Night Deadly Night 5)
1968 Claude Lapointe, Lachine, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
1968 Cynthia Johnston, Calgary Alberta, basketball forward (Olympics-96)
1969 Cal Dixon, NFL center/guard (NY Jets)
1969 Mike Kerr, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1969 Prince Constantijn, CF Aschwin, of Netherlands
1969 Ty Murray, rodeo cowboy(5-time all-around world champion)
1970 Chidi Ahanotu, NFL defensive end/defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1970 Kelly Sims, WLAF cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals)
1970 Nicole Jeray, Cook County IL, LPGA golfer (1995 Sprint Champ-22nd)
1971 Chann McRae, Albany Ga, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1971 Natalie Jay, Hendon England, actress (Baywatch)
1972 Brigitte Soucy, Moncton New Brunswick,volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1972 Cherokee Parks, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minn Timberwolves)
1972 Kyoko Ina, Tokyo Japan, figure skater (1993 North Atlantic Sr champ)
1972 Troy Corbett, cricket pace bowler (Victorian lefty since 1994-95)
1973 Sharon Dominguez, Miss Belize Universe (1997)
1974 Jason Arnott, Collingwood Ontario, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)
1975 Kellie Martin, Riverside CA, actress (Life Goes On, Cristy)
1975 Zach Conrad, Ft Collins Colo, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1992 Sarah Cannon, daughter of singer Amy Grant

Events


732 Battle at Tours: France under Karel Martel beat Moors
1492 Columbus' ships sites land on the horizon (Bahamas)
1521 Pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith"
1531 Battle at Kappel: Swiss RC kantons beat protestant
1540 Emperor Karel names his son Philip, duke of Milan
1573 Battle of South Seas - Dutch rebels beat Spanish navy
1643 Battle at Wincebt: English New Model-army beats royalists
1674 Pierre Corneille's "Surena," premieres in Paris
1687 Hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty
1689 Peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia
1698 France, England & Netherlands signs 1st Extermination treaty
1726 Benjamin Franklin returns to Philadelphia from England
1737 Earthquake kills 300,000 & destroys « of Calcutta India
1746 Battle at Rocourt: French drive out English/Austria/Neth armies
1776 Brig Gen Arnold's Lake Champlain fleet defeated by British
1797 British naval forces defeat Dutch off Camperdown, Netherlands
1797 British naval forces defeat Dutch off Camperdown, Netherlands
1797 Battle at Kamperduin: English fleet destroys Bataafse
1797 British naval forces defeat Dutch off Camperdown, Netherlands
1811 "Juliana", the first steam-powered ferryboat, begins operation.
1811 "Juliana", the first steam-powered ferryboat, begins operation.
1811 The Juliana, 1st steam-powered ferryboat, begins operation
1861 Battle of Dumfries, VA (Quantico Creek)
1863 Skirmish at Rheatown/Henderson's Mill, Tennessee
1864 Slavery abolished in Maryland
1865 Pres Johnson paroles CSA VP Alexander Stephens
1868 Thomas Edison patents his 1st invention: electric voice machine
1871 Great Chicago Fire is finally extinguished after 3 days, 300 killed
1873 Toronto Argonaut Football Club 1st game losing to U of Toronto
1881 David Houston patents roll film for cameras
1887 A Miles patents elevator
1890 Daughters of the American Revolution founded.
1890 Daughters of the American Revolution founded.
1890 1st 100 yard dash under 10 seconds (John Owens 9-4/5 secs, Wash DC)
1890 Daughters of American Revolution forms
1895 Emperor Menelik II of Addis Ababa draws against Italians
1899 South African Boers declare war on Great Britain
1902 8th US Golf Open: Laurie Auchterlonie shoots a 307 at Garden City NY
1902 Commencement of 1st Test Cricket between South Africa & Australia
1902 Lawrence Auchterlonie wins US Open golf tournament
1906 SF begins school for "Asians"
1906 White Sox Ed Walsh strikes out then record 12 in a World Series game
1911 Ty Cobb (AL) & Frank Schulte (NL) are 1st MVPs, each gets an auto
1913 Phila A's beat NY Giants, 4 games to 1 in 10th World Series
1914 German troops occupy Gent
1915 Bulgarian anti Serbian offensive begins
1919 1st transcontinental air race ends
1922 1st woman FBI "special investigator" appointed (Alaska Davidson)
1922 Turkey & Greece sign cease fire
1923 Babe Ruth hits 2 HRs in a World Series game
1923 German mark falls to 10 billion per œ, 4 billion per $
1925 Belgian episcopelian sspeaks against Flemish activism
1925 NY Giants play 1st NFL game, lose to Providence 14-0
1927 Lou Gehrig named AL MVP (Babe Ruth (former winner) not eligible)
1929 Sean O'Casey's "Silver Tassle," premieres in London
1931 100,000 extreme-right Germans form "Harzburger Front"
1932 1st political telecast (Democratic National Committee) at CBS, NYC
1932 Stalin forces Zinoviev & Kamenev out of Communist Party
1936 "Professor Quiz," 1st radio quiz show premieres
1939 Albert Einstein informs FDR of possibilities of atomic bomb
1939 Bucky Harris signs to manage Washington again
1939 Gertrude Lawrence's "Skylark," premieres in NYC
1939 NAACP organized Legal Defense & Education Fund
1941 1st NSB-battalion departures to Eastern front
1942 -Oct 12] Sea battle at Cape Esperance Guadalcanal
1943 NY Yankees beat Cards 4 games to 1, in 40th World Series, to become 1st team to win 10 World Series
1944 Allies bomb sea wall at Veere
1945 Chinese civil war begins, Chiang Kai-Shek vs Mao Tse-Tung
1945 JPL WAC Corporal Launch (1st Man-Made Object to escape Atmosphere)
1947 Brazil & Chile break diplomatic relations with USSR
1948 "Love Life" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 252 performances
1948 "Where's Chartev?" opens at St James Theater NYC for 792 performances
1948 Cleve Indians beat Boston Braves, 4 games to 2 in 45th World Series
1954 "On Your Toes" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 64 performances
1954 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Ad caeli Reginam
1955 All Peron feast days disposed of in Argentina
1955 Persia signs Pact of Baghdad
1956 1st Pakistan v Australia Test 95 runs scored on 1st day
1956 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1956 AL Pres Will Harridge bars Wash Senators move to West Coast, unless unanimously approved by the other AL owners
1958 Pioneer 1 launched; first spacecraft launched by NASA
1958 Pioneer 1 launched; first spacecraft launched by NASA
1958 "Goldilocks" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 161 performances
1958 2nd US Moon probe, Pioneer 1, reaches 113,810 km, falls back
1959 KTHI TV channel 11 in Fargo-Grand Forks, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
1960 Hurricane ravages East-Pakistan (6,000 die)
1960 Radio-TV exec John Fetzer buys a controlling interest of Det Tigers
1961 USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 66,100m
1961 USSR performs nuclear test
1962 1st appearance of a Gabor sister on Merv Griffin Show
1962 2nd Vatican Council (21st ecumenical) convened by Pope John XXIII
1964 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Hillside House Ladies' Golf Open
1967 World Series record 3 consecutive HRs (Carl Yastremski, Reggie Smith, & Rico Petrocelli) by Red Sox
1967 Yoko Plus Me art exhibit opens in London (the me is John Lennon)
1968 Apollo 7 launched, first of the manned Apollo missions.
1968 Apollo 7 launched, first of the manned Apollo missions.
1968 Apollo 7 (Schirra, Eisele & Cunningham) made 163 orbits in 260 hours
1968 Billy Martin named manager of Twins
1968 Panama revolts
1969 Soyuz 6 launched; Soyuz 7 & 8 follow in next two days.
1969 Soyuz 6 launched; Soyuz 7 & 8 follow in next two days.
1969 -28] Rome: 2nd bishop synod
1969 Blues artist Muddy Waters involved in a car crash that kills 3
1969 Soyuz 6 launched; Soyuz 7 & 8 follow in next 2 days
1971 60th Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Charlotte (3-2)
1971 Brooks Robinson ties Series record, reaches base 5 straight times
1971 Frank McGee becomes news anchor of Today Show
1971 Switzerland recognizes North Vietnam
1972 Panama adopts constitution
1972 Prison uprising at Washington DC jail
1972 Reads beat Pirates in NLCS
1973 Oakland beats Baltimore 3 games to 2 to win AL pennant
1974 A's Catfish Hunter charge owner Charlie Finley with breach of contract
1975 "Saturday Night Live" premieres with guest host George Carlin
1975 Bill Clinton weds Hillary Rodham
1975 Islander's Bryan Trottier's 1st career hat trick
1975 Saturday Night Live premieres with George Carlin as host
1976 10th Country Music Assn Award: Mel Tillis wins
1976 Mao Tse-Tung's widow Jiang Qing & "Gang of Four," arrested & charged with plotting a coup
1977 Soyuz 25 returns to Earth
1978 Aristides Royo elected president of Panama
1978 Belgium govt of Tindemans resigns
1978 Dodgers Bob Welch dramatically strikes out Reggie Jackson in 9th
1979 "Most Happy Fella" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 53 performances
1979 German DR frees dissidents Rudolf Bahro & Nico Hbner
1979 Allan McLeod Cormack & Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield win Nobel Prize for medicine for developing CAT scan
1980 Cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days
1980 Cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days
1980 Cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days
1980 Dallas Mavericks 1st game at Reunion Arena beat San Antonio 103-92
1980 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1981 Expos beat Phillies, 3 games to 2, in NLCS
1981 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic
1981 LeRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds)
1981 Unknown rocker Prince opens for Rolling Stones at LA Coliseum
1981 Yanks beat Brewers 7-3 & win only Eastern Championship Series
1982 16th Country Music Assn Award: Willie Nelson & Ricky Skagg
1982 English ship Mary Rose, which sank during an engagement with France in 1545, raised at Portsmouth, England
1982 Riot in Amsterdam as tram catches fire
1983 Last hand-cranked telephones US went out of service as 440 telephone customers in Bryant Pond, Maine, were switched over to direct-dial
1984 Kathy Sullivan becomes first American woman to walk in space.
1984 Kathy Sullivan becomes first American woman to walk in space.
1984 1st space walk by US woman (Dr Kathryn D Sullivan)
1984 August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," premieres in NYC
1984 NASA launches space vehicle S-208
1984 VP candidate debate-Graldine Ferraro (D) & George Bush (R)
1985 Atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
1985 Pres Reagan bans importation of South African Krugerrands
1985 US intercepts Egyptian Boeing with Achille Lauro terrorists
1986 Reagan & Gorbachev open talks at a summit in Reykjavik, Iceland
1987 200,000 gays march for civil rights in Washington.
1987 200,000 gays march for civil rights in Washington.
1987 200,000 gays march for civil rights in Washington
1990 "Miser" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 93 performances
1990 Center for Urban archaeology opens in NYC South Street Seaport Museum
1990 Octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for literature
1990 Oil hits a record $40.42 per barrel
1991 Anita Hill testifies Clarence Thomas sexually harrased her
1991 Chip Beck ties PGA lowest 18 hole score of 59
1991 Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart seen soliciting a prostitute
1992 1st 3-way presidential debate (Bush-Clinton-Perot)
1992 Deion Sanders, plays for Atlanta Falcons (NFL) & Braves (Baseball)
1992 Toronto down 6-1 in 7th beats A's 7-6 in 11th in AL playoff
1993 Norwegian Rushdie publisher William Nygaard injured in attack
1993 US warship Harlan County anchors off Port-au-Prince Haiti
1994 Russian ruble decreases to 3,926 rubles per dollar
1994 Space shuttle STS-68 (Endeavour 7), lands
1995 John Bobbitt has plastic surgery to increase his penis 3 inches
1995 O J Simpson cancels a TV appearance on Dateline
1996 Ford buys rights to named Detroit domed stadium for $40 million
1997 Dennis Rodman returns from 2nd longest NBA suspension (11 games)
1998 Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail LPGA Tournament

That's All....

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