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Monday, October 22, 2018.



Birthdays


1686 Georg Balthasar Schott, composer
1689 Joƒo V, Rei Fidelissimo, king of Portugal (1706-50)
1698 Nicola Bonifacio Logroscino, composer
1737 Vincenzo Manfredini, composer
1752 Ambrogio Minoja, composer
1761 Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, composer
1765 Daniel Steibelt, composer
1766 Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king
1790 Jan Ackersdijk, Dutch political economist
1809 Federico Ricci, composer
1810 Henry Bohlen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1811 Franz Liszt, Hungary, Romantic composer, virtuoso pianist
1811 Franz Liszt, Raiding Hungary, romantic composer/virtuoso pianist
1811 Franz Liszt, Hungary, Romantic composer, virtuoso pianist
1818 Leconte de Lisle, writer
1826 Guglielmo Quarenghi, composer
1832 August Labitzky, composer
1832 Leopold Damrosch, composer
1838 Carl Fuchs, composer
1845 Sarah Bernhardt, actress
1845 Sarah Bernhardt, France, actress (Camille, Queen Elizabeth)
1845 Sarah Bernhardt, actress
1847 Jacobus Herculas [Uncle Koos] de la Rey, South African politician
1870 Ivan Bunin, Russian poet/novelist (Gentleman from SF), Nobel 1933
1870 Ivan Bunin, Russia, poet/novelist (Gentleman from SF-Nobel 1933)
1870 Ivan Bunin, Russian poet/novelist (Gentleman from SF), Nobel 1933
1876 Karl B Adam, German theologist (Christ our Brother)
1877 Thadd„us Robl, German bicylist (world record)
1880 Joe Carr, Ohio, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39)
1883 Adolf A Joffe, Russian revolutionary/writer (Brest-Litovsk)
1883 Viktor Jacobi, composer
1885 Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)
1885 Lothar Windsperger, composer
1887 John Reed, journalist who reported on Mexican, Russian revolutions
1891 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer
1896 Charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C)
1898 Damaso Alonso, Spanish poet (Hijos de la ira)
1898 Marcel Mihalovici, composer
1900 Edward R Stettinius, US, foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat
1900 James Hall, Dallas TX, actor (Hell's Angels)
1901 Charles Huggins, Canada, US physician
1903 Curly Howard
1903 Curly Howard
1903 Curly Howard
1903 Curly Howard
1903 Curly Howard
1903 George Beadle, US biologist (Nobel 1958)
1904 Paul Arma, composer
1905 Constance Bennett, NYC, actress (Easiest Way, Ladies in Love)
1905 Joseph Kosma, composer
1905 Karl Jansky, Czech, discoverer (cosmic radio emissions in 1932)
1906 Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper)
1906 Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (One in White, Darkness at Noon)
1907 Henriette Wyeth, 1st lady of american art
1907 Jimmy Foxx, baseball HR hitter (534, Detroit Tigers)
1908 Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist
1908 John Sutton, Rawalpindi India, actor (Tower of London, Return of Fly)
1909 Litz Pisk, movement teacher
1913 Annette Rogers, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932, 36)
1913 Bo Dai, last emporer of Vietnam
1913 Patricia "Boots" Mallory, US dancer/actress (Handle With Care)
1915 Harry Hickox, Big Springs Tx, (Herb-Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
1916 Michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen)
1916 Sid Miller, Shenandoah Pa, actor (Donald O'Connor Texaco Show)
1917 Joan Fontaine
1917 Joan Fontaine
1917 Joan Fontaine
1917 Joan Fontaine
1917 Joan Fontaine
1917 Joan Fontaine, Tokyo Japan, actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca)
1918 Ren‚ de Obaldia, French writer/screenwriter (Fugue … Waterloo)
1919 Doris Lessing, Kermanshah Iran, novelist (Golden Notebook)
1920 Timothy Leary
1920 Timothy Leary
1920 Timothy Leary
1920 Timothy Leary
1920 Timothy Leary
1920 Harry Potts, soccer star/manager
1920 Mitzi Green, Bronx NY, actress (Little Orphan Annie)
1920 Timothy Leary, Harvard prof (LSD taker)
1921 Georges Brassens, French poet/cabaret singer
1922 John H Chafee, (Sen-R-Rhode Island, 1976- )
1922 John Weidner, war hero
1922 Ton Lensink, Dutch actor (Rituelen)
1923 Pete Pihos, NFL end (Phil Eagles)
1925 Robert Rauschenberg, Port Arthur Tex, painter (Gloria)
1926 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
1927 Helenard J "Allan" Hendrickse, leader of S Afr Labour Party
1927 Ray Stern, mother of radio personality Howard Stern
1929 Dory Previn, Rahway NJ, pop singer (Love Be My Cover)
1929 Giorgio Gaslini, composer
1929 Lev Jasjin, Russian soccer player (goalie)
1931 Hikaru Hayashi, composer
1933 Donald Herod Peterson, Winona Mississippi, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 6)
1934 Donald McIntyre, Auckland NZ, Bass-Baritone (Wotan-Das Rheingold)
1935 Judy Devlin Hashman, 10 time badminton champ (1957-67)
1936 Neville E Alexander, South african (10 years in Robbeneiland Jail)
1937 Tadeas Salva, composer
1938 Christopher Lloyd
1938 Christopher Lloyd
1938 Christopher Lloyd
1938 Christopher Lloyd
1938 Christopher Lloyd
1938 Christopher Lloyd, Stamford Ct, actor (Taxi, Back to the Future)
1938 Derek Jacobi, London, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again)
1939 Tony Roberts
1939 A. Gray --1998
1939 Tony Roberts
1939 A. Gray --1998
1939 Tony Roberts
1939 A. Gray --1998
1939 Tony Roberts
1939 A. Gray --1998
1939 Tony Roberts
1939 Joaquim Chissano, president of Mozambique (1986- )
1939 Ray Jones, rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
1939 Tony Roberts, NYC, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show)
1939 A. Gray --1998
1941 Charles Keating, London England, actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World)
1942 Annette Funicello
1942 Annette Funicello
1942 Annette Funicello
1942 Annette Funicello
1942 Annette Funicello
1942 Annette Funicello, Utica NY, actress (Mickey Mouse Club)
1942 Bobby Fuller, rocker
1942 Robin John Maconie, composer
1943 Catherine Deneuve
1943 Catherine Deneuve
1943 Catherine Deneuve
1943 Catherine Deneuve
1943 Catherine Deneuve
1943 Allen James Coage, NYC, HW judo (Olympic-bronze-1976)
1943 Bobby Fuller, Texas, rock vocalist/guitarist (Bobby Fuller Four)
1943 Catherine Deneuve, [Dorleac], Paris, actress (Repulsion, Hunger)
1943 Paul Zukofsky, Brooklyn NY, violinist (Cappricio)
1943 Robert Long, [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
1945 Leslie West, [Weinstein] rocker (Mountain-Mississippi Queen)
1946 Eddie Brigati, Garfield NJ, rock vocalist (Rascals)
1946 Richard Loncraine, director (Missionary, Deep Cover, Bellman & True)
1947 Edward F Feighan, (Rep-D-OH, 1983- )
1947 Lee Meredith, [Judith Lee Sauls], River Edge NJ, actress (Producers)
1947 Neil Burton Rolnick, composer
1948 John Peterson, US, Middleweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
1948 Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)
1949 Manfred Burgsmuller, WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire)
1952 Jeff Goldblum
1952 Jeff Goldblum
1952 Jeff Goldblum
1952 Jeff Goldblum
1952 Jeff Goldblum
1952 Jeff Goldblum, Pitts Pa, actor (Fly, Jurassic Park, Independence Day)
1952 Patti Davis, LA Calif, daughter of Nancy Reagan/writer (Bondage)
1953 Roy Ristie, Suriname/Neth radio host (Apintie, Kankantrie)
1954 Carla Dunlap, Newark NJ, bodybuilder (Pumping Iron 2)
1958 Bobby Blotzner, rock drummer (Ratt-Round & Round)
1959 Todd Graff, NYC, actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene)
1961 Barbara Potter, Ct, tennis player (changed shirt on Wimbledon Court)
1961 Donna Wynd, Auckland NZ, 1k sprint cyclist (Olympics-96)
1961 Leonard Marshall, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, NY Jets)
1961 Sanath Kaluperuma, cricketer (four Tests for Sri Lanka 1984-88)
1962 Derrick Waldroup, Chicago Ill, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96)
1962 Gayle Stammer, Livermore Calif, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1963 Brian Boitano, Mountainview Calif, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1988)
1963 Cherie Witter, Everett Wash, playmate (February, 1985)
1965 Marvin Washington, NFL defensive end (NY Jets, SF 49ers)
1965 Otis Smith, NFL cornerback (NY Jets)
1966 Blair Hartland, cricketer (NZ opener)
1966 Valeria Golino, Naples Italy, actress (Rain Man, Little Flames)
1968 Keith Osik, Port Jefferson NY, catcher (Pitts Pirates)
1968 Shelby Lynne, Quantico Va, country singer (If I Could Bottle This Up)
1968 Stephane Quintal, Boucherville, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
1968 Warry van Wattum, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)
1969 Cuty [Yumi] Suzuki, Kawaguchi Japan, wrestler (Japan)
1969 Kevin Carrasco, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1970 Coleman Rudolph, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
1970 Steve Campbell, Buffalo NY, tennis star
1970 Winston Bogarde, soccer player (Sparta/Ajax)
1971 Amanda Coetzer, Hoopstad South Africa, tennis star (1996 Aust semi)
1971 Anthony "Pig" Miller, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Atlanta Hawks)
1971 Mitchel van der Gaag, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Motherwell)
1971 Timothy Christopher Carswell, Christchurch NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1972 Scott Lachance, Charlottesville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
1972 Tyrone Williams, WLAF/NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears, Rhein Fire)
1972 Victoria Lagerstrom, Miss Sweden Universe (1997)
1973 Kathy Butler, Edinburgh Scotld, Canad 3k/5k runner (Olympic-8-92, 96)
1974 Layla Harvest Roberts, Kealakekua HI, playmate (Oct, 1997)
1974 Miroslav Satan, Topolcany Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers, Sabres)
1975 Melchior Schoenmakers, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1977 Katrina Bergstrom, Miss North Dakota Teen USA (1996)
1979 Eve Chalom, Detroit Mich, dance skater (& Gates--1995 Nat Jr champ)
1981 Michael Fishman, Long Beach Calif, actor (DJ-Roseanne)
1985 Zac Hanson
1985 Zac Hanson
1985 Zac Hanson
1985 Zac Hanson
1985 Zac Hanson
1985 Zac Hanson, Tulsa OK, singer (Hansons-MMMMbop)
1990 Jonathan William Lipnicki, actor (Jeff Foxworthy Show, Jerry McGuirre)

Events


Orionid meteor shower, radiant in Orion.
Vatican City National Day.
Orionid meteor shower, radiant in Orion.
Vatican City National Day.
1335 Ex-emperor Hanazono became a Zen priest
1708 Great Alliance occupies Rijsel
1721 Czar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"
1746 Princeton University (NJ) received its charter
1797 Andr‚-Jacques Garnerin makes 1st parachute jump from balloon
1797 Andr‚-Jacques Garnerin makes 1st parachute jump from balloon
1797 1st sky diver (Andr‚-Jacques Trim, above Paris)
1797 Andr‚-Jacques Garnerin makes 1st parachute jump from balloon (Paris)
1799 Russia leaves second anti-French Coalition
1812 Duke of Wellington seizes Burgos Spain
1819 1st ship sails by Erie-channel (Rome-Utica)
1836 Sam Houston inaugurated as 1st elected pres of Republic of Texas
1836 Sam Houston inaugurated as 1st elected pres of Republic of Texas
1836 Sam Houston inaugurated as 1st elected pres of Republic of Texas
1844 7th day adventists wait for appearance of Jesus
1861 1st telegraph line linking West & East coasts completed
1862 Battle at Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory
1862 Confederate troops reconquer Cumperland Gap, Tennessee
1868 Jacques Offenbach's opera "GeneviŠve de Brabant," premieres in NYC
1875 Sons of American Revolution organizes
1881 Boston Symphony Orchestra gives its 1st concert
1883 1st NY Horse Show held (Madison Sq Garden)
1883 Original Metropolitan Opera House (NYC) grand opening (Faust)
1884 General Gordon receives letter of Mahdi
1884 Sporting Life announces that both pennant winners will meet in 3 game series Oct 23-25 at Polo Grounds NYC to determine baseball champion
1885 John Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union
1895 David Belasco's "Heart of Maryland," premieres in NYC
1897 World's 1st car dealer opens in London
1899 British troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa
1904 Russian fleet shoots at British fishing ship
1906 3000 blacks demonstrate & riot in Phila
1907 Ringling Brothers Greatest Show on Earth buys Barnum & Bailey circus
1913 Explosion at Dawson NM coal mine kills 263 mine workers
1922 Lucerne Street in Bronx named
1922 Parsifal Place laid out in Bronx, named for knight in Wagner's Opera
1928 China expels all Russian instructors & civil servants
1928 ESL Robinson's "Far-Off Hills," premieres in Dublin
1928 Pres Hoover speaks of "American system of rugged individualism"
1929 French govt of Briand falls
1929 James H Scullin forms Australia government
1930 1st concerto of BBC Symphony Orchestra, under Adrian Boult
1930 Blake & Razaf's "Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930," premieres in NYC
1930 SC Genemuiden soccer team forms
1932 Charles de Broqueville becomes premier of Belgium
1932 George Kaufman & Edna Ferbers "Dinner at 8," premieres in NYC
1933 Primo Carnera beats Paulin in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1935 18th PGA Championship: Johnny Revolta at Twin Hills CC Oklahoma City
1936 1st commercial flight from mainland to Hawaii
1938 Chester Carlson demonstrates 1st Xerox copying machine
1939 1st TV NFL game-Eagles vs Dodgers
1941 Maxwell Anderson's "Candle in the Wind," premieres in NYC
1942 1st ships of invasion fleet for Oran (Algeria) leave Scotland
1942 US gens Clark & Lemnitzer & French gen Mast meet secretly in Algeria
1944 Kurita's vice-admiral fleet leaves North-Borneo
1946 2 British ships sink near Albania
1948 Egyptian flagship King Farouk sunk by Israel
1949 200 killed in train derailment near Nowy Dwor Poland
1949 Emile Zatopek runs world record 10,000m (29:21.2)
1950 LA Rams beat Baltimore Colts 70-27
1951 Earthquake hits Formosa, 100 killed
1951 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1953 Laos gains full independence from France.
1953 Laos gains full independence from France.
1953 Laos gains full independence from France
1954 West Germany joins North Atlantic Treaty Organization
1955 WWNY TV channel 7 in Carthage-Watertown, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 France intercept Moroccan plane, arrest Ben Bella
1956 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1957 Conrad Adenauer re-elected chancellor of West-Germany
1957 KJAC TV channel 4 in Port Arthur-Beaumont, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast
1959 "Take Me Along" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 448 performances
1959 Bob Merrill's musical "Take me Along," premieres in NYC
1960 Cassius Clay wins 1st battle as professional boxer
1961 75,000 Flemings demand equal rights & Flemish language in Belgium
1961 Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Antonio Golf Civitan
1962 JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis.
1962 Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center.
1962 JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis.
1962 Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center.
1962 JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba
1962 JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis
1962 JFK receives Ugandan premier Milton Obote
1962 Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center
1962 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1963 225,000 students boycot Chicago schools in Freedom Day protest
1964 EMI rejects audition by "High Numbers," they go on to become The Who
1964 French philosopher/author Jean-Paul Sartre refuses Nobel prize
1964 US performs underground nuclear test at Hattiesburg Miss
1966 USSR launches Luna 12 for orbit around Moon
1967 17th Ryder Cup: US wins 23«-8« at Champions GC Tex
1967 Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts
1967 Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive VP of A's by Charlie Finley
1967 Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA Carlsbad Jaycee Golf Open
1968 Apollo 7 returns to Earth
1969 KAPN-AM in Santa Barbara CA changes call letters to KDB-AM
1969 Paul McCartney denies rumors of his death
1971 USSR performs nuclear test
1972 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA GAC Golf Classic
1972 Oakland A's 1st championship; beat Reds, 4 games to 3 in World Series
1973 Israeli troops reconquer mountain Hermon
1973 Security Council Resolution 338-cease fire to Yom Kippur War
1974 Yanks trade Bobby Murcer to Giants for Bobby Bonds
1975 Soviet spacecraft Venera 9 lands on Venus
1975 Soviet spacecraft Venera 9 lands on Venus
1975 "Me & Bessie" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 453 performances
1975 Cin Reds beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 72nd World Series
1975 Soviet spacecraft Venera 9 soft-lands on Venus
1975 Turkish diplomat shot to death in Vienna
1975 World Football League disbands
1976 Rick Barry (SF), begins then longest NBA free throw streak of 60
1977 International Sun-Earth Explorers 1 & 2 launched into Earth orbit
1978 "King of Hearts" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 48 performances
1978 8th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:32:30
1978 9th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:12:12
1978 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Houston Exchange Golf Classic Clubs
1978 Grete Weitz runs female world record marathon (2:32:29.8)
1978 Laugh-in's Judy Carne arrested at Gatwick Airport for drug possession
1978 Pope John Paul II installed
1979 "One Mo' Time" with Vernel Bagners premieres in NYC
1979 Deposed Shah of Iran arrives in NY for medical treatment
1979 Walt Disney World's 100-millionth guest
1980 4th govt of Martens forms in Belgium
1980 New South Korean constitution comes into effect
1981 US National debt topped $1 TRILLION (nothing to celebrate).
1981 Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization is decertified.
1981 US National debt topped $1 TRILLION (nothing to celebrate).
1981 Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization is decertified.
1981 Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified
1981 Start of 1st-class game at Newcastle, NSW v Queensland
1981 US national debt tops $1 trillion
1981 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1982 Gene Mauch resigns as manager of Angels
1984 NFL quarterback Ken Stabler retires
1984 Paul McCartney releases "Give My Regards to Broad Street" soundtrack
1985 Bret Saberhagen gives KC Royals their 1st World Series win
1986 "Into the Light" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 6 performances
1987 "Cabaret" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 262 performances
1987 Nobel prize for literature awarded to Joseph Brodsky
1988 Elton John sells out MSG for a record 26th time
1988 Supreme Ct Justice Sandra Day O'Connor OK after breast cancer surgery
1989 Denver Nuggets beat Jugoplastika Split 135-129 in 3rd McDonald Open
1989 Red Khmer occupies Pailin in Cambodia
1991 General Motors announces 9 month lose of $2.2 billion
1992 Atlanta, becomes 1st US team to win a World Series game out of US
1992 Space Shuttle STS 52 (Columbia 13) launches into space
1992 Wendy Wasserstein's "Sisters Rosensweig," premieres in NYC
1993 Actor James Coburn (65) weds Paula Murad (37)
1993 Cosmonaut Aleksandr Serebrov makes record 9th space walk
1994 "Philadelphia, Here I Come" closes at Criterion NYC after 52 perfs
1994 Statue of Sam Houston unveiled in Texas
1994 Tony Rominger bicycles world record time (53,832 km)
1995 "Swinging On a Star" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 97 perfs
1996 NY Yankee Bernie Williams hits record tying 7th post season HR, as Yanks tie record of 6th straight post season road win (en route to 8)
1997 Cleve Marquis Grissom World Series hitting streak ends after 15 games
1997 Coldest World Series game Marlins vs Cleveland (38øF)
1997 Larry Flynt sells Hustler in a non-zoned area of Cincinnati
1997 Yahoo completes purchase of Four11
1997 NY Ranger Wayne Gretsky wife Janet is knocked unconcious & gets 2 stitches while watching the game as a plexiglass falls on her
1997 2nd longest 9 inning World Series game (4:12) as Marlins & Indians were tied 7-7 going into the 9th, Mariners win 14-11
1997 Compaq testifies Microsoft threaten to break Windows 95 agreement if they showcased a Netscape icon
4004 B.C. Universe created at 8:00 PM, according to the 1650 pronouncement of Anglican archbishop James Ussher.
4004 B.C. Universe created at 8:00 PM, according to the 1650 pronouncement of Anglican archbishop James Ussher.

That's All....

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