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Tuesday, October 29, 2019.



Birthdays


Roger O'Donnell, The Cure
Roger O'Donnell, The Cure
Roger O'Donnell, The Cure
Roger O'Donnell, The Cure
Roger O'Donnell, The Cure
1463 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher
1507 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish viceroy of Neth (1566-73)
1513 Jacques Amyot, French humanist/translator/abbot of Bellozanne
1562 George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury
1656 Edmund Halley in London
1656 Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8]
1656 Edmund Halley in London
1740 James Boswell, in Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
1740 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
1740 James Boswell, in Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
1762 Andr‚-Marie Ch‚nier, French poet (El‚gies)
1790 B.-E. Cousinery --1851
1790 B.-E. Cousinery --1851
1790 B.-E. Cousinery --1851
1790 B.-E. Cousinery --1851
1790 B.-E. Cousinery --1851
1816 Ferdinand II AFA, king of Portugal
1822 Joost G Kist, Dutch lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97)
1824 Joseph Horace Lewis, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1904
1837 Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-12)
1837 Harriet Powers, US, slave/writer (Creation of Animals)
1844 Albert von Rothschild, Austrian banker
1853 Josephine B Willson Bruce, US theorist (NACW)
1857 Conrad Haebler, German historian (Early printers of Spain/Portugal)
1859 Charles Ebbets, (namesake of Ebbets Field, Brooklyn)
1871 Narziss Ach, German psychologist (Analyse des Willens)
1873 Guillermo Valencia, Colombia, poet/translator/statesman
1875 Marie, queen consort of Ferdinand I of Romania (1914-27)
1877 Wilfred Rhodes, cricketer (Yorks & Eng SLA, played Tests 1899-1930)
1878 Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)
1879 Franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932)
1882 Jean Giraudoux, Bellac France, playwright (glantine, Provinciales)
1883 Dirk Verbeek, Dutch actor/director (Hofstad Stage)
1884 Bela Lugosi, horror actor (Dracula, Body Snatcher)
1884 Bela Lugosi, Lugos Hungary, horror actor (Dracula, Body Snatcher)
1884 Bela Lugosi, horror actor (Dracula, Body Snatcher)
1890 Claire Goll, writer
1891 Fanny Brice
1891 Fanny Brice
1891 Fanny Brice
1891 Fanny Brice
1891 Fanny Brice
1891 Fanny Brice, NYC, singing comedienne (Ziegeld Follies, Baby Snooks)
1893 Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor
1897 Hope Emerson, Hawarden Iowa, actress (I Married Joan, Peter Gunn)
1897 [Paul] Joseph Goebbels, Nazi propagandist
1898 Emmanuel Bondeville, composer
1899 Akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
1901 Daniele Amfiteatrov, composer
1903 Vivian Ellis, composer
1905 Laurence Dowdall, lawyer
1906 Fredric [William] Brown, US, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home)
1908 Stewart Myles MacPherson, broadcaster
1909 Douglass Montgomery, LA CA, actor (Forbidden, Harmony Lane)
1910 Alfred J Ayer, England, Neopositivist philosopher/logician
1911 Phillip Jack Oppenheimer, diamond trader
1915 Dennis Brookes, cricketer (one Test England v WI 1948, scored 10 & 7)
1917 Eddie Constantine, US/French actor (Lucky Jo, It Lives Again)
1917 Henry Carlsson, Sweden, soccer (Olympic-gold-1948)
1921 Bill Mauldin
1921 Bill Mauldin
1921 Bill Mauldin
1921 Bill Mauldin
1921 Bill Mauldin
1921 Bill Mauldin, cartoonist (WW II Army grunts)
1921 Ed Kemmer, Reading Pa, actor (Buzz Corey-Space Patrol)
1921 William Henry Mauldin, NM, political cartoonist (Pulitzer-1945, 59)
1922 Fran‡ois H L Henrichs, sportscaster/actor (Spider)
1922 Neal Hefti, Hastings Neb, orch leader (Kate Smith Show)
1922 Neil Blaney, politician
1923 Dietrich Manicke, composer
1924 Zbigniew Herbert, writer
1925 Betty Evans Grayson, Portland Or, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1959)
1925 Geraldine Brooks, NYC, actr (Faraday & Co, Dumplings, Act of Murder)
1925 Zoot Sims, rocker
1926 Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor
1927 Frank A Sedgman, tennis champ (US Open-1951)
1927 Hugo Schiltz, Flemish politician
1930 Peter Stampfel, rocker
1934 Karl Francis Hettinger, Onion Field survivor
1934 Pim Jacobs, jazz pianist/Dutch TV host/actor (Gilas)
1934 Ramon Sender, composer
1934 Robert E Hughes, NYC, orch leader (Rich Little Show)
1935 David Allen, cricketer (England off-spinner of 60's)
1937 Michael Ponti, Freiburg Germany, pianist (Boston Competition 1964)
1940 Connie Mack, (Rep-R-FL, 1983- /Sen-R-FL)
1940 Galen Weston, English/Canadian industrial/multi-millionaire
1940 John Gotti, mafia head
1941 Brian Yuile, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer took 34 wkts in 17 Tests)
1942 Johan Fleming Ramsland, British broadcaster
1943 Donald Simpson, film producer
1944 Denny Laine, [Brian Hines], rock guitarist (Moody Blues, Wings)
1944 Fausto Leali, Italian entertainer
1944 Robbie van Leeuwen, Dutch guitarist (Shocking Blue)
1945 Melba Moore, [Beatrice], NYC, singer/actress (Ellis Island)
1946 Anura Tennekoon, cricketer (Sri Lankan World Cup captain 1975-79)
1946 Peter Green, [Peter Greenbaum], London, rocker (Fleetwood Mac)
1946 Strinivasa Moodley, South African anti-apartheid activist
1947 Richard Dreyfuss
1947 Richard Dreyfuss
1947 Richard Dreyfuss
1947 Richard Dreyfuss
1947 Richard Dreyfuss
1947 Richard Dreyfuss, Bkln NY, actor (Jaws, Nuts, Mr Holland's Opus)
1948 Kate Jackson
1948 Kate Jackson
1948 Kate Jackson
1948 Kate Jackson
1948 Kate Jackson
1948 Kate Jackson, Birmingham Ala, actress (Rookies, Charlie's Angels)
1948 Ricky Reynolds, rocker
1949 Paul Orndorff, wrestler (WCW/SMW/NWA/WWF, Mr Wonderful)
1951 Dirk Kempthorne, (Sen-R Idaho)
1951 Guy Gelso, rock drummer (Zebra)
1951 Rick Bordia, rock guitarist (Mink Deville)
1952 Arnell Carmichael, rock keyboardist (Raydio)
1952 Beth Solomon, LPGA golfer
1952 Valeri I Tokarev, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1953 Denis Potvin, Ottawa Ontario, NY Islander defenseman (Norris trophy)
1954 Anita Meijer, Dutch singer (Just a Disillusion)
1954 Herman Ronald Frazier, Phila, 400m/4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
1955 Kevin DuBrow, rocker
1959 Finola Hughes, London, actress (Anna-General Hospital, Staying Alive)
1959 Jesse Barfield, Ill, outfielder (Blue Jays, Yankees, 1986 HR leader)
1959 Mike Gartner, Ottawa, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1959 Tamar Baruch, actress (Small Truth, Q & Q)
1960 Michael Carter, Dallas Tx, shot putter (Olympic-silver-1984)
1961 Cornelia Oschkenat, German DR, hurdler (50m indoor)
1961 Joel Otto, Elk River MN, NHL center (Phila Flyers, Team USA Oly-1998)
1961 Randy Jackson, Gary In, rocker (Jackson 5-ABC)
1964 Greg Montgomery, punter (Baltimore Ravens)
1964 Jackie Pereira, Perth Australia, field hockey center/forward (Oly-96)
1964 May Allison, Toronto Ontario, marathoner (Olympics-96)
1965 Andy Beal, Germany, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 West of England Pro)
1965 Greg Davis, NFL kicker (Arizona Cardinals)
1965 Steven Sweet, Wadsworth Ohio, heavy metal artist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
1967 Greg Gohr, Santa Clara Calif, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1967 Joely Fisher, LA Calif, actress (Paige-Ellen)
1968 Grayson McCouch, NYC, actor (Morgan Winthrop-Another World)
1968 Johann Olav Koss, speed skater (Olympics-3 gold-1994)
1969 Peter Breen, Brockton Mass, dance skater
1970 Charles Swann, WLAF cornerback (Scotland Claymores)
1970 Chris Thorpe, Waukegan Ill, doubles luger (Olympics-1994)
1970 Dan Ratushny, Nepean, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
1970 Edwin van der Sar, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (Ajax)
1970 Marquez Pope, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
1970 Phillip Cocu, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse, PSV)
1971 Winona Ryder
1971 Winona Ryder
1971 Winona Ryder
1971 Winona Ryder
1971 Winona Ryder
1971 Greg Blewett, cricketer (Aust batsman, century on Test debut 1995)
1971 Matthew Hayden, cricketer (heavy scorer for Queensland, Aust 1994-96)
1971 Winona Ryder, [Horowitz], Mn, actress (Heathers, Edward Scissorhand)
1972 Rhonda Blades, WNBA guard (NY Liberty)
1973 Adam Bacher, cricketer (nephew of Ali S Afr Test batsman 1996- )
1974 Mike Crawford, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
1974 R A Dickey, Nashville Tenn, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1974 Renata Hornofova, Miss Universe-Czech Republic (1996)
1976 Claudia Dopf, Miss Peru Universe (1997)
1981 Amanda Beard, Newport Beach CA, 100m/200m breaststroke (Oly-2 silv-96)

Events


Republic Day, celebrated in Turkey.
Republic Day, celebrated in Turkey.
439 Vandalen under Genseric occupy Carthago
539 BC Babylon falls to Cyrus the Great of Persia.
539 BC Babylon falls to Cyrus the Great of Persia.
1508 Gelderse troops occupies Kuinre
1552 Czar Ivan IV escapes back to Moscow after battle
1591 Giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX
1682 Pennsylvania granted to William Penn by King Charles II.
1682 Pennsylvania granted to William Penn by King Charles II.
1682 William Penn lands at what is now Chester Pennsylvania
1709 England/Netherlands sign anti-French "BarriŠretraktaat"
1727 a severe earthquake strikes New England.
1727 a severe earthquake strikes New England.
1727 Severe earthquake in New England
1787 Opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague)
1794 French troops occupies Venlo
1811 1st Ohio River steamboat leaves Pittsburgh for New Orleans
1814 "Demologos," 1st steam-powered warship, is launched
1833 1st College Fraternity founded.
1833 1st College Fraternity founded.
1833 1st US college fraternity to have a fraternity house founded
1863 Intl Comm. of the Red Cross founded (Nobel 1917, 1944, 1963).
1863 Intl Comm. of the Red Cross founded (Nobel 1917, 1944, 1963).
1863 Intl Comm of Red Cross forms (Nobel 1917, 1944, 1963)
1864 Greek parliament accept new Constitution
1867 Mail packets "Rhone" & "Wye" capsizes off St Thomas Virgin Islands
1872 J S Risdon patents metal windmill
1888 Lord Salisbury grants Cecil Rhodes charter for BSA Company
1889 NY Giants (NL) beat Bkln (AA) in world series 6 games to 3
1889 Queen Victoria grants Cecil Rhodes rights to Zambezia
1889 Stanley Park dedicated in Vancouver, BC
1894 1st election of Hawaiian Republic
1904 1st intercity trucking service (Colorado City & Snyder, Texas)
1904 IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit) subway (NYC) opens
1905 Hottentot chief Hendrik Witbooi fataly injured
1910 Bob Simpson of Hamilton Tigers kicks record 11 singles in a game
1914 Russia declares war on Turkey
1914 Turkish warships storm Black Sea
1915 Aristide Briand becomes premier of France
1915 Thomas Masaryk claims independence for Czechoslovakia
1920 Ed Barrow appointed GM of NY Yankees
1923 Turkey is proclaimed to have a republican government.
1923 Turkey is proclaimed to have a republican government.
1923 "Runnin' Wild" (introducing Charleston) opens on Broadway
1923 Army move SPD/KPD-govt to German part of Saxon
1923 Gibbs/Grey/Wood's revue "Runnin' Wild," premieres in NYC
1923 Textile strike in Enschede Neth, against lower wages, begins
1923 Turkey declares independence (successor state to Ottoman Empire)
1924 "Dixie to Broadway," opens at Broadhurst Theater
1924 Labour loses British parliamentary election
1929 "Black Tuesday", the Stock Market crash.
1929 "Black Tuesday", the Stock Market crash.
1929 "Black Tuesday," Stock Market crashes triggers "Great Depression"
1930 1st Eastern Canada night CF game: Oshawa vs Toronto Balmy Beach
1931 Lefty Grove, A's pitcher who won 31 games, is named the AL's MVP
1932 French liner Normandie is launched
1939 Golden Gate International Exposition closes (1st closure).
1939 Golden Gate International Exposition closes (1st closure).
1939 Golden Gate International Exposition closes (1st closure)
1939 NHL Babe Seibert Memorial Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3
1940 Sec of War Henry L Stimson drew 1st number-158-in 1st peacetime military draft in US history
1941 Cole Porters musical "Let's Face It," premieres in NYC
1942 16,000 Jews killed in Pinsk Russia
1942 7th day of battle at El Alamein: Montgomery assault
1942 Alaska highway completed
1942 Branch Rickey named president/GM of Brooklyn Dodgers
1942 Nazi's murder 16,000 Jewish in Pinsk, Soviet Union
1943 3 allied officers escape out camp Stalag Luft 3
1944 1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda Neth
1944 Breda freed
1944 Cabadese 2nd Infantry division frees Goes South-Beveland
1945 1st ball point pen goes on sale, 57 years after it is patented
1945 Happy Chandler, resigns as US Senator, remains as baseball commish
1947 Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherland form Benelux Union
1947 Trial of art forger Han of Meegeren begins in Amsterdam
1948 Israeli forces liberate Meron & Gush-Halev
1949 White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A's for Nellie Fox
1950 British minister of Finance Stafford Cripps resigns
1950 Wally Triplett avgs 735 yards on 3 kickoff returns
1950 Cleveland Browns' Marion Motley sets record for highest avg gain in a game with 17.1 (10 attempts), Cleveland 45, Pittsburgh 7
1953 A Baltimore group purchases St Louis Browns
1954 Colonel Nasser disbands Moslem Brothership
1954 Sweden begins experimental TV
1955 Belgium signs accord for 5 day work week (45 hours)
1955 Emile Zatopek runs world record 15 mile (1:14:01) & 25,000m (1:16:36)
1956 "Goodnight, David" "Goodnight, Chet" heard on NBC for 1st time. (Chet Huntley & David Brinkley, team up on NBC News).
1956 "Goodnight, David" "Goodnight, Chet" heard on NBC for 1st time. (Chet Huntley & David Brinkley, team up on NBC News).
1956 Chet Huntley & David Brinkley, NBC News, team up
1956 International zone of Tangier returns to Morocco
1956 Israeli paratroopers drop into Sinai to open Straits of Tiran
1957 Hand grenade explodes in Israel's Knesset (Parliament)
1958 Boris Pasternak refuses Nobel prize for literature
1958 Dr F Mason Sones is 1st doctor to perform a coronary angiogram
1958 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1959 10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced
1960 Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) 1st professional fight
1960 Chartered C46 carrying Cal State's football team crashes, kills 16
1960 Muhammad Ali's 1st professional fight, beats Tunney Hunsaker in 6
1961 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 "Meet the Beatles" booklet is published
1964 Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings v Pakistan
1964 Karmi'el founded in Galilee
1964 Star of India & other jewels are stolen in NY
1964 Town of Karmiel founded in Galilee
1964 United Rep of Tanganyika & Zanzibar renamed United Rep of Tanzania
1965 US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians
1966 Lunar Orbiter 1 crashes on moon: 6.7øN 162øE
1966 National Organization of Women founded
1967 Danny Abramowicz begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
1967 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
1967 MacDermot, Ragni & Rado's musical "Hair," premieres in NYC
1968 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
1969 Supreme Court orders end to all school desegregation "at once"
1969 Tom Seaver voted NL Cy Young Award
1969 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1969 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1970 WYEA (now WLTZ) TV channel 38 in Columbus, GA (NBC) 1st broadcast
1972 Don Cockroft of Cleveland Browns kicks 57-yard field goal
1972 Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
1974 Law bans discrimination of sex or marital status in credit application
1975 Boston's Fred Lynn is the overwhelming choice as AL Rookie of Year
1975 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1975 Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffer kills 1st victim
1977 "Act" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 233 performances
1977 Texas' Russell Erideben kicks his 3rd 60 yard field goal of the season
1977 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1979 Billy Martin fired as Yankee manager (2nd time)
1979 Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open
1981 Bill Giles becomes CEO of Phila Phillies
1982 Car maker John DeLorean indicted for drug trafficking, later acquitted
1982 Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "Girl is Mine"
1983 550,000 Dutch demonstrate against cruise missile
1983 Notre Dame's Gil Fenerty rushes for 337 yards & 6 touchdowns
1984 Orlando Pizzolato (2:14:53) & Greta Weitz (2:29:30) win NY Marathon
1985 Cards' Joaquin Andujar suspended for 10 games for bumping an ump
1986 Kirk Muller scores NJ Devil record 6 point, beat Penguins, 8-6
1986 Padres pitcher LaMarr Hoyt is arrested at US-Mexico border for drugs
1986 West Indies all out for 53 v Pakistan (Abdul Qadir 6-16)
1987 "Don't Get God Started" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 86 perfs
1987 Thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title
1988 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics
1988 China announces a herbal male contraceptive
1988 Jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi
1988 Soviets 1st scheduled shuttle launch (postponed)
1989 Colleen Walker wins LPGA Nichirei Golf International
1989 NYC MTA opens 63rd street extension to subway
1989 Ozzie Newsome ends NFL streak of 150 consecutive game receptions
1990 30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria
1991 Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as NY Yankee manager
1993 Dow Jones index reaches record 3687.86
1994 Antonov AN-12 having an accident at Ust-Ilimsk Kaluga, 21 killed
1994 NY Lotto pays $60 million+
1994 National Museum of American Indian opens (NYC)
1995 "Fool Moon" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC
1995 Sunday NY News increases price from $1.00 to $1.25
1995 US beats Japan, 19-17, at Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament

That's All....

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