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Sunday, October 14, 2018.



Birthdays


1542 Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)
1585 Heinrich Schtz, German royal chaplain master/composer (Daphne)
1606 Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch governor-general of Ceylon (1653-78)
1633 James II Stuart, king of England/Scotland (James VII) (1685-88)
1639 Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99)
1644 William Penn
1644 William Penn
1644 William Penn
1644 William Penn
1644 William Penn
1644 William Penn, English Quaker & founder of PA
1687 R. Simson --1768
1687 R. Simson --1768
1687 R. Simson --1768
1687 R. Simson --1768
1687 Robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician
1687 R. Simson --1768
1712 George Grenville, British PM (1763-65)
1730 Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer
1734 Francis Lightfoot Lee, US farmer/signer (Decl of Independence)
1738 Giovanni Calisto Andrea Zanotti, composer
1740 Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
1753 Franz Anton Dimmler, composer
1764 Charles-Henri Plantade, composer
1774 Hubert MAJ van Asch van Wijck, Dutch politician
1784 Ferdinand VII MF, king of Spain
1789 Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder
1796 Adolf Ganz, composer
1801 Joseph AF Plateau, Belgium, physicist (blinded-stared at Sun 25 secs)
1827 James Sidney Robinson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1827 William GGVV Harcourt, English lawyer/Min of Finance
1837 Ellison Capers, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1908
1846 Kasimir F Badeni, Polish/Austrian premier of Cisleithani‰
1853 Ciprian Porumbescu, composer
1855 George Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl)
1857 Elwood Haynes, auto pioneer, built one of the first US autos
1857 Elwood Haynes, auto pioneer, built one of 1st US autos
1857 Elwood Haynes, auto pioneer, built one of the first US autos
1859 Camille Chevillard, composer
1861 Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer
1864 Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental)
1867 Masaoka Shiki, Japan, haiku & tanka poet/diarist (Salt Water Ballads)
1869 Joseph Duveen, England, art connoisseur (Elgin marbles)
1871 Alexander von Zemlinsky, Vienna Austria, composer (Schneeman)
1873 Jose Serrano Simeon, composer
1873 Ray Ewry, Lafayette Ind, jumper (Olympics-10 gold-1900, 04, 06, 08)
1874 Raymond Ewry of U.S., won 10 Olympic gold medals for jumping
1874 Margarete Susman, writer
1874 Raymond Ewry of U.S., won 10 Olympic gold medals for jumping
1880 Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Sak och sken)
1882 Charlie Parker, cricketer (legend Gloucs SLA, but 2-32 in only Test)
1882 Eamon DeValera, NY, Pres of Ireland (1937-48, 51-54, 57-59)
1883 Adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor)
1884 Jimmy Conlin, Camden NJ, actor (Sin of Harold Diddlebock)
1888 Ernest Pingoud, composer
1888 Kathrin Mansfield, NZ writer (Aloe, Garden Party)
1889 Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor
1890 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President (1953-1961)
1890 Dwight D Eisenhower, Denison Tx, (R) 34th Pres (1953-1961)/Gen (WW 2)
1890 Frank Conroy, Derby England, actor (Call of the Wild)
1890 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President (1953-1961)
1891 Paul de Keyser, Flemish story teller/philologist/folklorist
1892 Sumner Welles, US undersecretary/diplomat (Good neighbor policy)
1894 e.e. cummings, poet
1894 e. e. cummings, Cambridge Mass, poet (Tulips & Chimneys)
1894 Heinrich Lbke, West German president (1959-69)
1894 Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, founder (Indonesian Communist)
1894 e.e. cummings, poet
1896 Lillian Gish, silent film & stage actress (Birth of a Nation)
1896 Lillian Gish, silent film/stage actress (Birth of a Nation)
1896 Lillian Gish, silent film & stage actress (Birth of a Nation)
1898 Cruys Voorbergh, Dutch actor/director (Flying Dutchman)
1899 Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)
1900 Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)
1901 Willem A Wagenaar, journalist/writer (Shanghai)
1902 Stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28)
1904 Karel Srom, composer
1905 Pentti Haanp„„, Finnish author (Yhdeks„n Miehen Saappaat)
1906 Benita Hume, London England, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy)
1906 Hannah Arendt, Germany, historian (Origins of Totalitarianism)
1907 Allan Jones, Scranton PA, actor/singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat)
1907 Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter
1907 Pert Kelton, Great Falls Mont, actress (Cavalcade of Stars)
1907 "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899]
1909 Bernd Rosemeyer, German auto racer (Indy 500)
1909 Kalervo Tuukkanen, composer
1910 John Wooden
1910 John Wooden
1910 John Wooden
1910 John Wooden
1910 John Wooden
1910 Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader
1910 John Wooden, basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships)
1911 Le Duc Tho, North Vietnamese representive at Paris peace talk
1912 Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (Sociology of Sex)
1912 Jack Crapp, cricketer (England batsman 1948-49)
1912 Jack Young, cricketer (Middlesex & England slow left-armer post-WW2)
1913 Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust)
1913 Victor Trumper Jr, cricketer (son of Mr & Mrs Trumper NSW 1940-41)
1914 Brendan Gill, critic
1916 C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89)
1918 Doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's)
1919 Edward L Feightner, US rear-admiral (WW II-Santa Cruz Islands)
1924 Robert Webber, Santa Ana Calif, actor (79 Park Avenue)
1925 Louis Cohen, physicist
1926 Bill Justis, rocker
1926 Willy Alberti, [Carel Verbrugge], singer/actor (Riffin in Amsterdam)
1927 Roger Moore
1927 Roger Moore
1927 Roger Moore
1927 Roger Moore
1927 Roger Moore
1927 Roger Moore, London England, actor (Alaskans, Maverick, Saint)
1928 Gary Graffman, NYC, pianist (Leventritt Award)
1929 Alfredo Santos Buenaventura, composer
1930 Joseph-Desir‚ Kuku NWZA Mobutu Sese Seko, president Za‹re (1965- )
1930 Robert Parker, US saxophonist/soul singer (Barefootin')
1931 Rafael Puyana, Bogot  Colombia, baroque harpsichordist (NY debut 1957)
1935 La Monte Young, Bern Idaho, composer (Composition in 1990)
1938 John Dean III, former White House counsel (Watergate figure)
1939 Ralph Lauren
1939 Ralph Lauren
1939 Ralph Lauren
1939 Ralph Lauren
1939 Ralph Lauren
1939 Hugh Delane Thompson, Shreveport LA, PGA golfer (1991 MONY Syracuse)
1939 Ralph Lauren, fashion designer (Chaps)
1940 Christopher Timothy, English actor (All Creatures Great & Small)
1940 Cliff Richards, [Harry Webb], Lucknow India, rock voclist (Suddenly)
1940 Jesse Carlyle Snead, Hot Springs VA, PGA golfer (1972 Phila Classic)
1940 Pat Finley, Asheville NC, actress (Ellen Hartley-Bob Newhart Show)
1941 Jim Courter, (Rep-R-NJ, 1979- )
1942 Billy Harrison, Belfast Ireland, rock guitarist (Them)
1943 Anthony Iannaccone, composer
1943 Lance Rentzel, NFL receiver (Minn, LA)/ex-husband of Joey Heatherton
1943 Noreen Corcoran, Quincy Mass, actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father)
1944 Udo Kier, Germany, actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein)
1946 Justin Hayward, England, vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
1947 Charlie Joiner, Many La, NFL receiver (Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego)
1950 Sheila Young Ochowicz, Birmingham Mich, speed skater (Oly-gold/sil-76)
1951 Marcia Barrett, St Catherine's Jamaica, rock vocalist (Boney M)
1952 Harry Anderson
1952 Harry Anderson
1952 Harry Anderson
1952 Harry Anderson
1952 Harry Anderson
1952 Daisy Eshuijs, singer/pianist/composer (Eye to Eye)
1952 Harry Anderson, Newport RI, actor (Judge Harry Stone-Night Court)
1952 Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer/pianist
1952 Nikolai Adrianov, USSR, gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976)
1953 Greg Evigan, South Amboy NJ, actor (BJ-BJ & the Bear, Melrose Place)
1953 Marcel R Zeeuw, Suriname lt-colonel (coup 1982)
1953 Olga Nikolayevna Klyushnikova, Russia, cosmonaut
1953 Roland Butcher, cricketer (1st black to play for England 1981)
1956 Beth Daniel, Charleston SC, LPGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open)
1957 Gregory T Linteris, Demarest NJ, PhD/astronaut (STS 83, 94)
1957 Karen Permezel, LPGA golfer
1958 Thomas Dolby, Cairo Egypt, rock vocalist (She Blinded Me With Science)
1959 A J Pero, Staten Is, drummer (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It)
1960 John Aalberg, Orland Norway, US cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1960 Steve Cram, English runner (world record mile/2 km)
1961 Melanie Wilson, actress (Jennifer-Perfect Strangers)
1961 Mike Tramp, Denmark, heavy metal rocker (White Lion-Mane Attraction)
1962 Shahar Perkiss, Israel, tennis star
1963 Keith Byars, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots)
1964 Joe Girardi, Peoria IL, catcher (NY Yankees)
1964 Pieter Axe, soccer player (FC Utrecht/SC Heerenveen)
1965 Doris Pich‚, La Sarre Quebec, badminton player (Olympics-96)
1965 Karyn White, singer
1967 Arleen Sorkin, actress (Days of Our Lives, America's Funniest Videos)
1967 Dave Hajek, Roseville CA, infielder (Houston Astros)
1967 Sylvain Lefebvre, Richmond, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
1968 Dwayne Schintzius, NBA center (Indiana Pacers)
1968 Gene Williams, NFL guard/tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1968 Rashid Latif, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper)
1968 Wanda Guyton, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)
1969 Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
1969 P J Brown, NBA center/forward (NJ Nets, Miami Heat)
1970 Daniela Pestova, [Chameleon], Prague Czech, model (1995 SI/L'Oreal)
1970 Jim Jackson, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, Phila 76ers)
1970 Nina Kemppel, Anchorage Alaska, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1971 Derrick Rodgers, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
1971 Frank Wycheck, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1971 Heath Sims, Orange Ca, 149« lbs/68 kg greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96)
1972 Erika de Lone, Boston Mass, tennis star (1996 Futures-Wilmington DE)
1972 J J Smith, NFL running back (KC Chiefs)
1972 Mike Archie, running back (Tennessee Oilers)
1972 Nelson Van waes, CFL defensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1972 Shawn Banks, WLAF LB (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1973 DeJuan Wheat, NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves)
1974 Kim Williams, WNBA guard (Utah Starzz)
1979 Coty Strickler, Miss Montana Teen USA (1997)
1996 Lourdes Marie Ciccone Leon, daughter of singer Madonna

Events


530 [Discorus] ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1066 Battle of Hastings, in which William the Conqueror wins England
1066 Battle of Hastings, in which William the Conqueror wins England
1066 Battle of Hastings, in which William the Conqueror wins England
1322 Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence
1468 Treaty of P‚ronne: Duke Charles the Stoute & French king Louis XI
1492 Columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Mar¡a of Concepci¢n
1529 Sultan Suleiman II ceases Vienna
1586 Mary Queen of Scots goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth
1700 Rabbi Judah Hasid & Chayim Molocho arrive in Jerusalem
1745 French help convoy reaches Montrose Scotland
1758 Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia
1774 1st declaration of colonial rights in America.
1774 1st declaration of colonial rights in America.
1774 1st Continental Congress is 1st to declare colonial rights (Phila)
1774 1st American colonial decl of rights with sinking of Peggy Stewart
1806 Battle of Auerstadt-French beat Prussians
1834 1st black to obtain a US patent, Henry Blair, for a corn planter
1834 George Eastman patented paper-strip photographic film
1843 British arrest Irish nationalist Daniel O'Connell for conspiracy
1862 Baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting HR, dies 10/18
1862 Excelsiors defeat Unions of Morrisania 13-9
1863 Battle at Bristoe Station Virginia (about 2000 casualties)
1863 Skirmish at Catlett's Station, Virginia (Bristoe Campaign)
1865 Cheyennes & Arapaho's sign "peaces treaty" then chased out Colorado
1867 15th & last Tokugawa Shogun resigns in Japan
1884 George Eastman patents paper-strip photographic film
1893 George Edwardes "Gaiety Girl" premieres in London
1893 Harry Wright suggests umps keep ball-strike count a secret
1899 Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa
1901 Justin Huntly McCarthy's "If I were King," premieres in NYC
1905 NY Giants beats Phila A's, 4 games to 1 in 2nd World Series
1905 Giant's Christy Mathewson's 3rd straight World Series shutout
1906 All Chicago World Series, 1st AL victory, White Sox win 4 games to 2 Cubs losers share of $439.50 is lowest for World Series
1908 Baseball Writers Association of America, forms
1908 Cubs beat Tigers 4 games to 1 in 5th World Series, 1st rematch
1908 Smallest crowd at World Series, 6,210 fans see Cubs beat Tigers
1909 Pirates beat Tigers, 5-4, forces 1st full 7 game world series
1911 Largest baseball crowd ever 38,281 (Polo Grounds) see Giants beat A's, 2-1 (gate is record $77,379)
1912 Bull Moose Teddy Roosevelt shot while campaigning in Milwaukee
1913 Explosion in coal mine at Cardiff kills 439
1914 German troops occupy Brug
1920 Part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland
1922 1st Thom McAn shoe store opens, on Third Avenue NYC
1922 1st automated telephones-Pennsylvania exchange in NYC
1924 Arnold Sch”nbergs opera "Die Glckliche Hand," premieres in Vienna
1925 Anti-French uprising in Damascus (French inhabitants flee)
1926 Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released
1926 Walter Johnson retires, signs 2-year contract to manage Newark
1929 Phila A's beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 1 in 26th World Series
1929 Philadelphia A's set World Series record of 10 runs in an inning
1930 Ethel Mermans debuts on Broadway in "Girl Crazy"
1930 George Gershwin/Walter Donaldsons musical premieres in NYC
1931 1st broadcast of Dutch Radio Peoples University
1931 Spanish Cortes agrees to separation of Church & State
1933 Nazi Germany announces withdrawal from League of Nations
1934 "Lux Radio Theatre" premieres
1938 Nazis plan Jewish ghettos for all major cities
1939 BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) formed
1939 German U-47 sinks British battleship HMS Royal Oak, 833 killed
1939 Sugar rationed in Netherlands
1941 1st mass deportation of Kowno, Lodz, Minsk & Riga
1942 Dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution
1942 German assault on Tractor factory, 1000s killed
1942 Japanese battleship strikes Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
1943 400 Jews escape in uprising at Sobibor extermination Camp in Poland
1943 Japan declares Philippine Independence (premier/pres Jos‚ Laurel)
1943 Outbreak attempt in Sobibor Concentration Camp
1943 US 8th Air Force loses 60 B-17 during assault on Schweinfurt
1944 Allied troops land in Corfu
1944 British troops march into Athens
1945 Chicago Cardinals end a record 29-game losing streak, beat Bears
1946 Netherland & Indonesia sign cease fire
1947 Chuck Yeager makes 1st supersonic flight, Mach 1.015 at 12,800m.
1947 Chuck Yeager makes 1st supersonic flight, Mach 1.015 at 12,800m.
1947 Chuck Yeager in Bell XS-1 makes 1st supersonic flight (Mach 1.015)
1947 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina gives golden award to general Eisenhower
1948 Batavia lt-governor-general Of Mook dismissed
1948 Large scale fighting between Israel & Egypt
1949 14 US Communist Party leaders convicted of sedition
1949 Chinese Red army occupies Canton
1949 Ezzard Charles TKOs Pat Valentino in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1950 Rev Sun Young Moon liberated from Hung Nam prison
1951 Det Lion Jack Christiansen returns 2 punts for touchdowns vs LA Rams
1951 Organization of Central American States forms
1952 "Buttrio Square" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 7 performances
1953 1st 3 Dutch female police officers go into service
1953 Belgian Convair crashes at Frankfurt, 44 die
1953 Charley Dressen resigns rather than take 1 year contract as Dodger mgr
1953 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Emu Field Australia
1953 Ike promises to fire as Red any federal worker taking 5th amendment
1953 WTEN TV channel 10 in Albany, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
1954 Israeli act of revenge in Qibiya Jordan, kills 53
1956 Charles Ives' overture "Robert Browning," premieres in NYC
1956 Patty Berg wins LPGA Arkansas Golf Open
1957 Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie" reaches #1
1958 Brendan Behan's "Hostage," premieres in London
1958 Malagasy Republic becomes autonomous republic in French Community
1958 Paul Osborn's "World of Suzie Wong," premieres in NYC
1958 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1959 WMUB (now WPTO) TV channel 14 in Oxford, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 Belgian sen Victor Leemans reveals huge gas field in Groningen
1960 Peace Corps 1st suggested by JFK
1961 "How to Succeed in Business" opens at 46th St NYC for 1415 perfs
1961 14th Ryder Cup: US, 14«-9« at Royal Lytham & St Annes, England
1962 Houston Oiler George Blanda throws for 6 TD passes vs NY Titans 56-17
1962 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Thunderbird Tourney Golf Tournament
1962 US U-2 espionage planes locate missile launchers in Cuba
1962 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1963 Algeria & Morocco border conflict
1963 WGHP TV channel 8 in Greensboro-High Point, NC (ABC) begins
1964 Martin Luther King Jr wins Nobel Peace Prize
1964 Martin Walser's "Der Schwarze Schwan," premieres in Stuttgart
1964 Philips begins experimenting with color TV
1964 Roger Maris & Mickey Mantle hit HRs runs on back-to-back pitches
1964 Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts weds Shirley Shepherd
1965 Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 80 km
1965 Sandy Koufax hurls his 2nd shutout of World Series beating Twins 2-0
1966 175 US airplanes bomb North Vietnam
1966 Dutch govt of Cals falls by motion of Schmelzer
1968 1st live telecast from a manned US spacecraft (Apollo 7)
1968 Beatles "White Album" completed
1968 Gruener & Watson (US) set scuba depth record (133 m) in Bahamas
1968 In NL expansion draft, Expos & Padres choose 30 players each
1968 J R Hines of US runs 100m in world record 9.95 sec
1969 Palme govt forms in Sweden
1969 Race riots in Springfield Mass
1969 T Agee & Ed Kranepool HR, Agee makes 2 great catches, Mets win 5-0
1969 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1970 4th Country Music Assn Award: Merle Haggard wins
1970 Cleve Cavaliers lose to Buffalo Braves in their 1st game 107-92
1970 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1971 2 killed in Memphis racial disturbances
1971 John & Yoko appear on "Dick Cavett Show"
1972 Oakland A Gene Tenace is 1st to homer in 1st 2 World Series at bats
1973 Egyptian tanks move further into Israel
1973 Judy Rankin wins LPGA GNA Golf Classic
1973 Willie Mays last hit, as Mets beat A's in World Series game 2 A's Mike Andrews makes 2 errors, prompting owner Finley to remove him
1974 8th Country Music Assn Award: Charlie Rich
1975 Pres Ford escapes injury when his limousine is struck broadside
1976 Chris Chambliss' 9th inning lead off homer gives NY Yanks pennant #30
1976 Nobel prize for economy awarded to Milton Friedman
1976 Soyuz 23 carries 2 to Salyut 6, but returns without docking
1977 Linda Ronstadt sings national anthem at World Series
1977 Princess Beatrice opens Amsterdam metro
1978 1st TV movie from a TV series-"Rescue from Gilligan's Island"
1978 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1978 NY Yank Reggie Jackson causes World Series controversy by getting in the way of a throw to 1st & deflects the ball away
1978 Despite Denis Potvin hat trick in 3:21 Islanders lose 7-10 making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-22-2-1
1979 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy
1979 Amy Alcott wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1979 Flyers start 35 game unbeaten streak beating Toronto 4-3
1979 NHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretzky scores his 1st NHL goal
1980 Bob Marley's last concert
1980 Phils rally from 4-0 deficit to beat the Royals, 7-6 to take WS opener
1980 Pres nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court
1981 Yank Graig Nettles is 1st to get 2 hits in same inning of an ALSC game
1982 6,000 Unification church couples wed in Korea
1982 Islanders assessed 108 penality minutes Penguins 125 (233 total)
1982 NY Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Pittsburgh Penguins
1982 Pres Reagan proclaims war against drugs
1983 Grenada leftist coup under vice-premier Coard
1983 US Marine peacekeeper Sgt Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut
1984 "Quilters" closes at Jack Lawrence Theater NYC after 24 performances
1984 Browns' Ozzie Newsome sets club records with 14 receptions for 191 yds
1984 Detroit Tigers beat SD Padres, 4 games to 1 in 81st World Series
1984 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Smirnoff Ladies Irish Golf Open
1985 19th Country Music Assn Award: Ricky Skaggs wins
1985 On Mon Night football, Jets retire Joe Namath's #12, beat Miami 23-7
1986 Concentration camp survivor Elie Wiesel wins Nobel Peace Prize
1986 IOC decides to stagger Winter & Summer Olympic schedule
1986 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Elie Wiesel (against violence/racism)
1986 Tim Kides of West NY, NJ performs 25,000 leg raises in 11:57:15
1987 In Midland, Tx 1«-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22' (7m) down a well
1987 St Louis Cards beat SF Giants, 4 games to 3 in NLCS
1988 Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce & annulment
1988 NJ Devils raise their 1st pennant (Patrick Div Playoff Champs)
1988 Naguib Mahfouz is 1st Arabic writer to win Nobel literature prize
1989 Dave Stewart is 1st since 1976 to start consec World Series openers
1989 Texas A&I, Johnny Bailey sets NCAA season rush record at 6,085 yards
1990 Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Trophee Urban World Golf Championship
1990 Jeff Goldblum & wife Geena Davis file for divorce
1990 SF 49er Joe Montana passes for 6 touchdowns vs Atlanta (45-35)
1991 Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi wins Nobel Peace Prize
1991 NY Rangers right wing Mike Gartner scores his 500th NHL goal
1992 Atlanta Braves beat Pitts Pirates in 7 games for NL pennant
1992 Toronto Blue Jays beats Oakland A's to win their 1st AL pennant
1994 Nobel Prize awarded to Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin & Shimon Peres
1994 Space probe Magellan burns up in atmosphere of Venus
1995 Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)
1996 Braves blow out St Louis, 14-0 in an NLCS game
1996 Dow Jones closes over 6,000 for 1st time (6,010)
1996 Packer Chris Jacke kicks longest field goal to end overtime (53 yds)
1997 Florida Marlins beat Atlanta Braves 4 games to 1 in NLCS
1998 NY Islanders beat Tampa Bay, 7-1, to end 11 game winless streak

That's All....

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