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Sunday, October 28, 2018.



Birthdays


1017 Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)
1466 Erasmus, scholar, author of "In Praise of Folly"
1466 Erasmus, scholar, author of "In Praise of Folly"
1510 Francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint
1585 Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader
1689 Michel Mathieu, composer
1733 Ignaz Franz von Beecke, composer
1746 John Václav Stich, [Giovanni Punto], Bohemian horn player/composer
1789 Johann Schneider, composer
1793 Eliphalet Remington, US gun maker
1795 Leonardus A Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship (1848 . .53)
1798 Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer
1801 Karl Georg Lickl, composer
1804 Pierre F Verhulst, Belgium, mathematician (logistic curve)
1805 John Thomson, composer
1810 Adley Hogan Gladden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1818 Ivan Turgenev, Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers & Sons) [OS]
1834 Dudley McIver DuBose, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883
1842 Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War)
1842 Charles Boissevain, editor Dutch Algemeen Handelsblad (1885-1908)
1846 Auguste Escoffier, "the king of chefs & the chef of kings"
1846 Auguste Escoffier, king of chefs & chef of kings
1846 Auguste Escoffier, "the king of chefs & the chef of kings"
1855 Ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit)
1856 Franz Xavier Arens, composer
1869 Ramón M del Valle-Inclán, Spanish playwright (Corte de Amor)
1876 Albert E Michotte van den Berck, Belgian psychologist
1879 Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer
1884 Miloje Milojevic, composer
1885 V Chlebnikov, writer
1886 Grigory K Ordzhonikidze, [Sergo], Russian revolutionary politician
1890 Andres Isasi, composer
1892 Eduard J Dijksterhuis, Dutch mathematician/historian (Fall & Throw)
1892 Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Night Watch)
1893 Christopher K Ingold, English chemist
1893 Otto E Huiswoud, [Frank Billings], editor-in-chief (Negro Worker)
1896 Howard Hanson, Wahoo Nebraska, composer/conductor (Nordic)
1897 Hans Speidel, nazi chief-staff/NATO-supreme commander
1902 Elsa Lanchester, actress, "The Bride of Frankenstein"
1902 Elsa Lanchester, Lewisham London, actress (Bride of Frankenstien)
1902 Elsa Lanchester, actress, "The Bride of Frankenstein"
1903 Evelyn A Waugh, London, author (Brideshead Revisited, Scoop)
1904 Louis de Meester, composer
1905 Harry Broadhurst, airman
1907 Edith Head, fashion designer (MGM)
1907 Lew Parker, actor (Lou Marie-That Girl)
1909 Adolfs Skulte, composer
1909 Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist
1909 Francis Bacon, Ireland, painter (Study for a Pope)
1910 Arthur Altman, songwriter
1910 Marie Dollinger, Germany, dropped bataan in 1936 Olympic sprint
1913 Peter Glenville, actor stage/screen director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket)
1914 Jonas Salk
1914 Jonas Salk
1914 Jonas Salk
1914 Jonas Salk
1914 Dr. Jonas Salk, who made polio a fear of the past.
1914 Jonas Salk
1914 Jonas Salk, NYC, medical reseacher (polio vaccine)
1914 Richard Lawrence Millington Synge, British bio-chemist (Nobel 1952)
1914 Dr. Jonas Salk, who made polio a fear of the past.
1915 Dody Goodman, Columbus Ohio, comedienne (Mary Hartman!, Max Duggan)
1915 Richard Michael Fraser, political Administrator
1916 Jessie Kesson, author
1918 Harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer
1919 Bernhard Wicki, St Polten Austria, director/actor (Crime & Passion)
1921 Peggy Kirk Bell, LPGA golfer
1924 Alfonso Montalva Montecino, composer
1925 Leonard Starr, comic strip cartoonist (Little Orphan Annie)
1925 Wim Keja, Dutch MP (VVD)
1926 Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
1927 Cleo Laine
1927 Cleo Laine
1927 Cleo Laine
1927 Cleo Laine
1927 Cleo Laine
1927 Cleo Laine, Middlesex England, actress/singer (Flesh to a Tiger)
1928 Wim van Heumen, coach of Dutch field hockey team
1929 ?, 1st child born in aircraft, Miami, Fl
1929 Joan Plowright, Brigg England, actress (Brimstone & Treacle)
1929 Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966)
1930 Harry Gilbert Trythall, composer
1930 John Henry Mayer, composer
1934 Jim Beatty, track runner (1st sub 4 minute indoor mile)
1935 Folke Rabe, composer
1936 Charlie Daniels
1936 Charlie Daniels
1936 Charlie Daniels
1936 Charlie Daniels
1936 Charlie Daniels
1936 Charlie Daniels, Wilmington NC, singer (Devil Went Down to Georgia)
1936 Horst Antes, German painter
1936 Ted Hawkins, singer/guitarist
1937 Lenny Wilkins, NBA player/coach (Seattle, Cleveland, Atlanta)
1938 Peter Carlstein, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1958-64)
1939 Jane Alexander, [Quigley], Boston, actress (Betsy, Kramer vs Kramer)
1940 Gennadi Mikhailovich Strekalov, cosmo (Soyuz T-3, T-8, T-11, TM-21)
1941 Curtis Lee, rocker
1941 Glenn Moore, rocker
1941 Hank Marvin, England, [Brian Rankin], rocker
1942 Kees Verkerk, skater World Champion (1967)/(Olympics-gold-68)
1942 Sharron Moran, LPGA golfer
1943 Randy Newman, rock vocalitst (Short People)
1944 Dennis Franz
1944 Dennis Franz
1944 Dennis Franz
1944 Dennis Franz
1944 Dennis Franz
1944 Coluche, [Michel Colucci] France, comedian (My Best Friend's Girl)
1944 Dennis Franz, Maywood Ill, actor (Buntz-Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue)
1945 Dennis Lillie [sic], cricketer (Queensland leg-spinner 1965-66/80-82)
1945 Wayne Fontana, Manchester England, rocker (Groovy Kind of Love)
1947 Tom Fitzsimmons, SF Calif, actor (Franklin-Paper Chase)
1948 Ricki Lee Reynolds, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
1948 Telma Hopkins, Louisville, singer (Tony Orlando, Family Matters)
1948 Valeri Viktorovich Baberdin, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1949 Bruce Jenner
1949 Bruce Jenner
1949 Bruce Jenner
1949 Bruce Jenner
1949 Bruce Jenner
1949 Bruce Jenner, Mt Kisco NY, decathalete (Olympic-gold-1976)
1949 Robert Mellors, gay activist
1951 Ron & Don Gaylon, midwest US, siamese twins (Jerry Springer Show)
1952 Annie Potts, Nashville TN, actress (Mary Jo-Designing Women)
1952 Flavian Aponso, cricketer (rebel Sri Lankan 1982, Neth World Cup 1996)
1952 Tommy Dobeck, rock drummer (Michael Stanley Band)
1953 Lauren Tewes, Trafford Pa, actress (Julie McCoy-Love Boat)
1955 Bill Gates
1955 Bill Gates
1955 Bill Gates
1955 Bill Gates
1955 Bill Gates
1955 Bill [William Henry] Gates, Seattle Wash, billionaire CEO (Microsoft)
1957 Stephen Morris, English pop drummer (Joy Division-Atmosphere)
1958 Jay Don Blake, St George UT, PGA golfer (1991 Shearson Lehman Open)
1959 Neville Henry, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
1960 Mark Derwin, Park Forest Ill, actor (AC Mallet-Guiding Light)
1960 Robert Pukalovic, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia 1998)
1962 Bobby Tate, fictional character on Soap
1962 Daphne Zuniga, SF CA, actress (Jo Reynolds-Melrose Place, Spaceballs)
1962 Peter Cantrell, cricketer (Queensland opening bat, Neth WC 1996)
1963 Eros Ramazotti, Italian pop musician/songwriter (Adesso Te)
1963 Kevin Dineen, Quebec City, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers)
1963 Lauren Holly, Bristol PA, actress (Picket Fences)
1963 Lisa Bettio, Cleveland, WPVA volleyballer (Ft Myers Beach-17th-1992)
1963 Robert Bailey, cricketer (England batsman in four Tests 1988-90)
1963 Veronica Gamba, Buenos Aires Arg, playmate (November, 1983)
1964 Lenny Harris, Miami FL, infielder (Cin Reds)
1964 Paul Wylie, figure skater (Olympic-silver)
1965 Eric Floyd, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
1965 Jami Gertz, Chicago, actress (Less the Zero, Crossroads, Solarbabies)
1965 Mark Carrier, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)
1966 Andy Richter, Yorkville IL, writer/sidekick (Conan O'Brien)
1966 Benoit Hogue, Repentigny, NHL center (Dallas Stars)
1966 Juan Guzman, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1966 Kaylynn Hick, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1966 Lauren Holly, actress (All My Children, Maxine-Picket Febces)
1966 Steve Atwater, NFL safety (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1966 Tim Bogar, Indianapolis IN, infielder (NY Mets)
1967 Julia Roberts
1967 Julia Roberts
1967 Julia Roberts
1967 Julia Roberts
1967 Julia Roberts
1967 James Joseph, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)
1967 Julia Roberts, Smyrna Georgia, actress (Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman)
1968 Aleksandr Koreshkov, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1968 Chris Oldham, cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 Ernie Mills, NFL wide receiver (Pitts Steelers, Carolina Panthers)
1968 Glenn Clear, soccer player (Vitesse)
1968 Rodney Thomas, NFL running back (Houston Oilers)
1968 Shawna Molcak, Cardston Alberta, basketball guard (Olympics-96)
1968 Stan Thomas, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)
1969 Denny Fercho, Ventura Calif, team handball circle (Olympics-1996)
1969 Pete Shufelt , WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
1969 Troy Ridgley, WLAF defensive tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
1970 Bracey Walker, NFL safety (Cin Bengals, Miami Dolphins)
1970 Rob Hitchcock, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1971 John Coker, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)
1971 Nicole Green, Springfield Ohio, 400m runner
1971 Tracy Hanson, Coeur D'Alene ID, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland-4th)
1972 Calvin Jackson, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)
1972 Chad Folk, CFL cornerback (Toronto Argonauts)
1972 Terrell Davis, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1973 Frank Juric, Australian soccer goalie (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1974 Braden Looper, Weatherford OK, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1974 Henri Crockett, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
1974 Joaquin Leaf Phoenix, PR, actor (Russkies, Space Camp)
1974 Leaf Phoenix, PR, actor (Russkies, Space Camp)
1977 Lara Antunes, Miss Portugal Universe (1997)

Events


306 Mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome
312 Emperor Constantine the Great beats rivaal Maxentius
969 Byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria
1061 Emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II
1422 Charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France
1467 Battle at Brustem: Charles the Stoute beats the Luikenaars
1492 Columbus discovers Cuba.
1492 Columbus discovers Cuba.
1574 Prince Willem van Orange installs university
1595 Battle at Giurgevo: Zsigmond Báthory of Transylvania beats Turks
1610 Thomas West baron De La Mar appointed as 1st gov of Virginia colony
1612 Robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I
1628 Hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu
1636 Harvard University founded.
1636 Harvard University founded.
1636 Harvard University (Cambridge Mass) founded
1646 1st Protestant church assembly for indians (Massachusetts)
1740 Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]
1746 Peruvian cities of Lima & Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die
1776 Battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ
1790 NY gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000
1793 Eli Whitney applies for patent for the cotton gin.
1793 Eli Whitney applies for patent for the cotton gin.
1793 Eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin
1846 Pioneers suffer blizzard in Sierra Nevada; 42 die
1858 Macy's Dept store opens in NYC
1863 Battle at Wauhatchie Georgia: 865 killed or injured
1864 Battle at Fair Oaks, Virginia, ends after 1554 casualties
1864 Battle of Wauhatchie, TN
1867 Maimonides College in Penns is 1st Jewish college in the US
1882 Athletics reveal $22,000 profit in their 1st season in the Amer Assn
1886 Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty.
1886 Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty.
1886 Statue of Liberty dedicated by Pres Grover Cleveland, it is celebrated by 1st confetti (ticker tape) parade in NYC
1890 Last NL-AA World Series game Bkln ties Louisville 3 games & 1 tie
1891 Quake strikes Mino-Owari, Japan kills 7,300
1893 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducted 1st performance of "Symphony Number Six in B minor, "Pathetique"
1894 German emperor Wilhelm II fires chancellor Leo von Caprivi & premier Botho zu Eulenburg
1900 After over 5 months 2nd Olympic games in Paris France, close
1904 St. Louis Police try a new investigation method - fingerprints.
1904 St. Louis Police try a new investigation method - fingerprints.
1904 St Louis police try a new investigation method-fingerprints
1906 Belgian-British "Union Minstry of Haut-Katanga" begins
1911 Bill Dobbie of Calgary Tigers kicks 10 singles in a game
1914 German battle cruiser Goeben enters Black Sea
1914 Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, founded at Howard University, incorporates
1915 Richard Strauss' Alpensymfonie, premieres in Berlin
1918 Czechoslovakia declares independence from Austria.
1918 Czechoslovakia declares independence from Austria.
1918 Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up
1919 Volstead Act passed by Congress, starting Prohibition.
1919 Volstead Act passed by Congress, starting Prohibition.
1919 Volstead Act passed by Congress, start prohibition over Wilson's veto
1921 Amsterdam's Tuschinski movie theater opens
1922 Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government.
1922 Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government.
1922 1st coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game
1922 Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government
1924 French-Russian trade agreement signed
1924 White Sox beat NY Giants 8-4 in Dublin, less than 20 fans attend
1927 Josip Broz (Tito) begins 7 months jail sentence in Croatia
1927 KLM-plane "Homing Pigeon" leaves Neth-Indies after 1st regular flight
1928 Bradman scores 131 NSW v Queensland, 212 mins, 14 fours
1928 Indonesian child laws enfoced in Bahasa Indonesia
1929 Dow Jones plummets 38.33 pts (13%) to 260.64
1934 Brooklyn & Pittsburgh play a penalty free NFL game
1935 Sidney Kingsley's "Dead End," premieres in NYC
1936 FDR rededicates Statue of Liberty on its 50th anniversary
1938 Farewell parade of International Brigade (Barcelona)
1939 Anti-German demonstrations/strikes in Czechoslovakia
1939 Spitfire shoots German Heinkel-111 down above Scotland
1940 Greece successfully resists Italy's attack
1940 Meeting between Hitler & Mussolini in Florence
1942 6th day battle at El Alamein: British offensive under Montgomery
1942 Train crashes into bus, killing 16 & injuring 20 (Detroit Michigan)
1943 U-220 sinks
1944 Russia & Bulgaria sign weapon pact
1946 German rocket engineers begin work in USSR
1948 Flag of Israel is adopted
1949 Eugenie Anderson is 1st woman US ambassador (to Denmark)
1949 Georges Bidault elected president of France
1951 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1952 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Women's Texas Golf Open
1953 Bud Grant of Winnipeg Blue Bombers intercepts 5 passes (record)
1953 Red Barber, resigns as Dodger sportscaster to join Yankees
1954 Ernest Hemingway wins Nobel prize for literature
1954 Major league owners vote down sale of A's to a Phila syndicate
1954 N Richard Nash' "Rainmaker," premieres in NYC
1954 Nobel prize for literature awarded to Ernest Hemingway
1955 Egypt & Saudi-Arabia sign defense treaty
1956 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus
1957 WMVS TV channel 10 in Milwaukee, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1958 Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, elected Pope, taking name John XXIII
1958 Pete Runnels wins Comeback Player of Year (avg went from .230 to .322)
1959 Buffalo Bills enter AFL
1959 Jean Genet's "Les Nigres," premieres in Paris
1961 "Fiorello!" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 796 performances
1961 Ground broken for Municipal (Shea) Stadium for NY Mets
1962 Krushchev orders withdrawal of Cuban missiles
1962 Krushchev orders withdrawal of Cuban missiles
1962 Khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba, ending crisis
1962 NY Giant YA Tittle passes for 7 touchdowns vs Wash Redskins (49-34)
1962 Radio Moscow reports nuclear missiles in Cuba deactivated
1962 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1965 Gateway Arch (190 meters high) completed in St. Louis, Missouri.
1965 Pope Paul VI says Jews not collectively guilty for crucifixion.
1965 Gateway Arch (190 meters high) completed in St. Louis, Missouri.
1965 Pope Paul VI says Jews not collectively guilty for crucifixion.
1965 Gateway Arch (630' (190m) high) completed in St Louis, Missouri
1965 Pope Paul VI proclaims Jews not collectively guilty for crucifixion
1966 Belgium's Gaston Roelants runs 12-4/5 miles in 1 hour
1970 US/USSR signed an agreement to discuss joint space efforts
1970 US/USSR signed an agreement to discuss joint space efforts
1970 NBA Cleve Cavaliers 1st home game, lose to San Diego 110-99
1970 US/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts
1971 England becomes 6th nation with a satellite (Prospero) in orbit
1971 England becomes 6th nation with a satellite (Prospero) in orbit
1971 England becomes 6th nation to have a satellite (Prospero) in orbit
1971 John & Yoko record "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in NYC
1972 "Mother Earth" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 12 performances
1973 Elmore Smith of Lakers blocks 17 shots in a game (NBA record)
1973 Sharon Miller wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
1974 1st time 2 Islanders hat trick in same game-MacMillian & Westfall
1974 Luna 23 launched (landing on Moon)
1974 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1975 Calvin Murphy (Houston) begins NBA free throw streak of 58 games
1975 Cleveland Metroparks assume operating responsibilities for Zoo
1976 Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year (NY Yankees)
1976 Train collision at Goes Neth, 7 die
1977 TV's Rhoda gets married
1978 Don Ritchie runs world record 100k (6:10:20)
1979 Dick Howser (best Yank mngr win-lost pct .636) replaces Billy Martin
1979 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1981 Edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia
1981 NY Yankee George Frazier loses 3 World Series games
1982 NASA launches RCA-E
1982 Spain's socialists win/communists lose elections
1984 14th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:29:30
1984 15th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53
1984 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament
1985 Ravi Ratnayeke takes 8-83 for Sri Lanka v Pakistan
1986 KOB-AM in Albuquerque NM changes call letters to KKOB
1986 KOB-TV in Albuquerque NM's final transmission
1988 Jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister
1988 Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library
1989 Oakland A's sweep SF Giants in earthquake/BART series
1992 Lee Jang Rim predicts that today would be the end of the world!
1993 Cleveland Metroparks lease Brookside Park from Cleveland for 99-years
1993 Dutch Antilles govt of Liberia-Peters resigns
1994 Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth for 3rd time
1995 Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series
1995 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Cigar, Desert Stormer, Inside Information, My Flag, Northern Spur, Ridgewood Pearl, Unbridled's Song
1996 Goa upset Karnataka to win their 1st Ranji Cricket Trophy game ever
1997 NBA announces hiring of Dee Kantner & Violet Palmer as 1st women to officiate a major-league all-male sports league

That's All....

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