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Tuesday, October 8, 2019.



Birthdays


1585 Heinrich Schutz, composer
1619 Philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam)
1621 Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim
1690 Jaime de Casellas, composer
1692 Antonio Palella, composer
1697 Cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)
1740 Michel-Julien Mathieu, composer
1747 Johann Wilhelm Stadler, composer
1748 Franz Seydelmann, composer
1790 Waldemar Thrane, composer
1802 Peter Hofstede, the Great, Dutch reformed theologist
1813 Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, composer
1818 John Henninger Reagan, Atty Gen (Confederacy)
1820 Stanislaw Katski, composer
1826 Matt Whitaker Ransom, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1904
1828 Francisque Sarcey, French writer/critic
1831 Michal Jelski, composer
1837 Otto Winter-Hjelm, composer
1838 John Milton Hay, politician (Union), died in 1905
1855 Gustav Ehrismann, German germanist
1860 Felix Woyrsch, composer
1861 Theodore Roberts, SF CA, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments)
1868 Max Slevogt, German painter
1869 J Frank Duryea, invented first auto built & operated in the US
1869 J Frank Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US)
1869 J Frank Duryea, invented first auto built & operated in the US
1870 Louis Vierne, composer
1872 John Cowper Powys, British writer (Wood & Stone)
1873 Ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astronomer, Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
1873 Ejnar Hertzsprung, Denmark, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram)
1873 Ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astronomer, Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
1874 Nance O'Neil, Oakland CA, actor (Cimarron)
1875 Hugh L Doherty, tennis champ (US Open-1903)
1880 Ernest F E Douwes Dekker, Dutch founder (National-India Party)
1885 William Henry Bennett Vodery, composer
1888 Clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money)
1890 Eddie Rickenbacker, aviator
1890 Cyril Rutherford "Snuffy" Browne, cricketer (pioneer WI Test player)
1890 Eddie Rickenbacker, aviator "Ace of Aces" (WW I)
1890 Eddie Rickenbacker, aviator
1895 Juan Per˘n, president of Argentina (1946-55, 1973-74)
1895 Jeanne G van Schaik-Willing, Dutch author (Sinner & the Girl)
1895 Juan Per˘n, Argentine Pres (1946-55, 1973-74)
1895 King Zog I, of Albania (1928-1939)
1895 Juan Per˘n, president of Argentina (1946-55, 1973-74)
1897 Rouben Mamoulian Movie director
1897 Rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause)
1897 Rouben Mamoulian Movie director
1898 Clarence Williams, composer
1899 Milner Connorton Gray, designer
1899 Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname relig leader/co-found (VHP)
1900 Geoffrey Alan Jellicoe, landscape architect
1900 Serge Chermayeff, architect/designer
1900 Zeno Octavian Vancea, composer
1901 Eivind Groven, composer
1903 Lina Radke, Germany, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1928)
1907 Howard Joslin, GA, actor (Quebec, Detective Story)
1908 Paul Van Buskirk Yoder, composer
1909 Bill Hewitt, NFL end (Chicago Bears, Phila Eagles)
1910 Raymod Gray Lewis, Ontario Canada, 4X400 relayer (Olympic-bronze-1932)
1913 Walter Schumann, NYC, choral director (Ford Show)/composer (Rhenish)
1916 Spark Matsunaga, (D-Ha-Sen)
1917 Danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1917 Hans Poser, composer
1918 Ron Randell, Sydney Australia, actor (Loves of Carmen, I am a Camera)
1919 Bill Anderson, cricketer (played in 1st NZ-Aust Test 1946)
1919 Kiichi Miyazawa, premier Japan (1991-93)
1920 Frank Herbert, science-fiction writer (Dune)
1920 Frank [Patrick] Herbert, US, sci-fi author (Dune)
1920 Maxie Herber, Germany, figure skater pairs (Olympic-gold-1936)
1920 Frank Herbert, science-fiction writer (Dune)
1922 Douglas Gray, archivist
1922 Svend Westergaard, composer
1924 Arkady Vorobyev, Middle heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)
1925 Andrei Donatovich Sinyavsky, writer/critic
1927 Al Duncan, drummer
1927 Gigi Durston, Balt Md, singer (Sonny Kendis Show)
1927 Raaj Kumar, film star
1927 Torbj”rn Falkanger, Norway, took Olympic oath (1952)
1928 Neil Harvey, cricketer (prolific Australian lefty bat of 50's)
1930 James Olsen, Evanston IL, actor (Andromeda Strain, Spell)
1930 Paul Hogan, Australia, actor (Crocodile Dundee, Lightning Jack)
1930 Toru Takemitsu, Tokyo Japan, composer (Ki No Kyoko)
1934 Doc Green, rocker (Drifters)
1934 J Carter Brown, Providence RI, art director (Wash National Gallery)
1935 H J Sch„dlich, writer
1936 Rona Barrett
1936 Rona Barrett
1936 Rona Barrett
1936 Rona Barrett
1936 Rona Barrett
1936 Carman Moore, composer
1936 David Carradine, Hollywood, actor (Kung-Fu, Boxcar Bertha, Young Guns)
1936 Rona Barrett, NYC, gossip columnist (Tomorrow Show)
1938 David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service)
1938 Frederick S Stolle, tennis champ (US Open-1966)
1938 Penny Pitou, US, skier (Olympic-2 silvers-1960)
1939 Paul Hogan
1939 Paul Hogan
1939 Paul Hogan
1939 Paul Hogan
1939 Paul Hogan
1939 Armando Gentilucci, composer
1939 Elvira Ozolina, USSR, javelin thrower (Olympic-gold-1960)
1940 Fred Cash, Chattanooga Tn, rocker (Impressions)
1941 Jesse Jackson
1941 Jesse Jackson
1941 Jesse Jackson
1941 Jesse Jackson
1941 Jesse Jackson
1941 George Bellamy, rocker (Tornados)
1941 Jesse Jackson, Greenville SC, clergyman/presidential candidate (D)
1943 Chevy Chase
1943 Chevy Chase
1943 Chevy Chase
1943 Chevy Chase
1943 Chevy Chase
1943 Chevy Chase, NYC, comedian/actor (SNL, Vacation, Fletch, Caddyshack)
1943 James Edward Sellars, composer
1943 R L Stine, children's book writer (Goosebumps)
1944 Bruce A Morrison, (Rep-D-CT, 1983- )
1945 Roy Royer, rock guitarist (Procol Harum)
1945 Vanburn Holder, cricketer (West Indian pace bowler of 70's)
1946 Aleksandr Gorshlov, ice dancer (holds 6 titles)
1946 Jean-Jacques Beineix, director (Betty Blue, Diva)
1947 Emiel Puttemans, Flemish athlete
1947 Tony Wilson, Trinidad, rock vocalist (Hot Chocolate)
1947 Yelena Ivanovna Dobrokvashina, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15a)
1948 Johnny Ramone, NY, pop guitarist (Ramones-Love Live)
1948 Sarah Purcell, Richmond Ind, actress/TV hostess (Real People)
1948 Stefanie Marrian, Paris France, comedienne (Benny Hill Show)
1949 Sigourney Weaver
1949 Sigourney Weaver
1949 Sigourney Weaver
1949 Sigourney Weaver
1949 Sigourney Weaver
1949 Hamish Stuart, Scotland, guitarist/singer (Average White Band)
1949 Michael Rose, rocker (Average White Band)
1949 Sigourney [Susan Alexandra] Weaver, LA, actress (Alien, Working Girl)
1950 Robert "Kool" Bell, Youngstown Oh, rocker (Kool & the Gang-Joanna)
1951 Johnny Ramone [Cummings], guitarist/co-founder (Ramones)
1952 Cliff Adams, rocker
1953 Michael Dudikoff, Redondo Beach Calif, actor (Star of the Family)
1953 Ricky Lee Phelps, Paragould Ar, singer (Ky Headhunters-Davy Crockett)
1954 Ben Amonette, Radford VA, free pistol (Olympics-92, 96)
1955 Bill Elliott, auto racer (Daytona-1978)
1956 Stephanie Zimbalist
1956 Stephanie Zimbalist
1956 Stephanie Zimbalist
1956 Stephanie Zimbalist
1956 Stephanie Zimbalist
1956 Janice E Voss Ford, South Bend Ind, PhD/Astronaut (STS 57, 63, 83, 94)
1956 Scott Michael Pellaton, barefoot water ski champ
1957 Doug Cox, Guelph Ontario, 90 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympics-96)
1957 James De Paiva, Hayward Calif, actor (Max Holden-One Life to Live)
1959 Carlos I Noriega, Lima Peru, astronaut (STS 84, sk 97)
1959 Gavin Friday, [Fionan Hanvey], Irish singer (Virgin Prunes)
1959 Mike Morgan, Tulare CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1959 Tony Eason, football quarterback (New England Patriots)
1965 Martin Mayhew, NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1965 Matt Biondi, US 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-84, 88, 92)
1965 Ross Flemer, Newport Beach Calif, rower (Olympics-1996)
1968 Frankie Smith, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, SF 49ers)
1969 Dylan Neal, US actor (Dylan Shaw-Bold & the Beautiful)
1970 Matt Damon
1970 Matt Damon
1970 Matt Damon
1970 Matt Damon
1970 Matt Damon
1970 Carlos Etheredge, WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals)
1970 David Doster, Fort Wayne IN, infielder (Phila Phillies)
1970 DeWayne Knight, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1970 James Williams, WLAF cornerback (Scottish Claymores)
1971 Boomer [Norman] Ellison, NFL wide receiver (SD Chargers)
1971 Jim Hanna, WLAF defensive tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 Monty Williams, NBA forward/guard (San Antonio Spurs)
1971 Nate Miller, NFL/WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy, Atlanta Falcons)
1971 Terry Richardson, WLAF running back (Rhein Fire)
1971 Val St germain, CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1972 Dede Demet, Milwaukee Wisc, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1972 Jared Kaaiohelo, WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores)
1973 Donnie Abraham, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1973 Toby Haenen, Hobart Tasmania Aus, backstroke swimmer (Olympics-96)
1973 Tracy Bonner, Webster Texas, diver (Olympics-96)
1974 Rashaan Salaam, NFL running back (Chic Bears)
1974 Rod Manuel, defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1979 [Gregory] Chad Petree, Shawne Okla, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
1980 Andria Gayle Mullins, Miss Texas Teen USA (Teen with Style-1997)
1981 Princess Juliana Edenia Antonia, of Netherlands

Events


314 Battle at Cibalae: emperor Constantine beats emperor Licinius
451 Council of Chalcedon (4th ecumenical council) opens
876 Battle at Andernach: Louis the Young beats Charles the Bare
1085 San Marcos minstery in Venice initiated
1492 Columbus' fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico
1600 San Marino adopts constitution
1604 The supernova called "Kepler's nova" is first sighted.
1604 The supernova called "Kepler's nova" is first sighted.
1604 Supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted
1625 Admiral George Villiers' fleet sails from Plymouth to Cadiz
1633 Massachusetts Bay Colony forms its 1st government
1690 Turkish troops occupy Belgrade
1712 French hijacker Jacques Cassard seen on Suriname coast
1740 Chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia
1775 Officers decide to bar slaves & free blacks from Continental Army
1806 British forces lay siege to French port of Boulogne using Congreve rockets, invented by Sir William Congreve
1813 Treaty of Ried between Bayern & Austria
1815 Joachim Murats forces lands at Pizzo Italy
1818 2 English boxers are 1st to use padded gloves
1822 1st eruption of Galunggung (Java) sends boiling sludge into valley
1835 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches James Island, Galapagos archipelago
1840 1st Hawaiian constitution proclaimed
1842 Princess Sophia weds her cousin duke Charles Saksen-Weimar-Eisenach
1856 Chinese police board British vessel Arrow, arrest 12 Chinese crewmen on suspicion of piracy & lower Brit flag, begins 2nd Anglo-Chinese War
1860 Telegraph line between LA & SF opens
1862 Battle of Perryville, KY-Confederate invasion halted
1862 Otto von Bismarck becomes German republic chancellor
1865 Earthquake in Santa Cruz Mountains
1871 The Great Fire destroys over 4 square miles of Chicago.
1871 The Great Fire destroys over 4 square miles of Chicago.
1871 Gas explosion destroys Peshtigo, Wisconsin
1871 Great Fire kills 200, destroys over 4ýmiles (10 kmý) of Chicago buildings, & original Emancipation Proclamation
1873 1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute
1886 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Noble Bachelor" (BG)
1887 Phillies set club record 16th straight victory
1892 Sergei Rachmaninoff 1st performs "Prelude in C-sharp-Minor" in Moscow
1895 Ohio Valley Improvement Association forms
1896 Dow Jones starts reporting an average of industrial stocks
1896 Dow Jones starts reporting an average of industrial stocks
1896 Dow Jones starts reporting an average of selected industrial stocks
1897 Emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera
1898 1st Canadian Intercollegiate football game: McGill beats Queen's, 3-2
1903 J M Synge's "In the Shadow of the Glen," premieres in Dublin
1904 1st Vanderbilt Cup auto race (Hicksville, Long Island, NY)
1906 Karl Nessler demonstrates 1st 'permanent wave' for hair, in London
1908 NY Giants set season attendance record at 910,000 (broken in 1920)
1909 Chicago Cubs beat NY Giants 4-2 in a playoff to win NL pennant
1912 1st Balkan War begins - Montenegro declares war on Turkey
1912 Montenegro declares war on Turkey, beginning 1st Balkan War
1915 Battle of Loos, almost 430,000 French, British & Germans killed
1915 Phillies win their 1st & only World Series game before 1980, beating
1915 Red Sox, 3-1, with an 8th inning 2 run rally
1917 Trotski named chairman of Petrograd Soviet
1918 Sgt Alvin York single-handedly kills 25, captures 132 Germans
1922 NY Giants beat Yankees, 4 games to 0, with a tie in 19th World Series
1924 British Labour govt of MacDonald falls to Communists
1927 NY Yankees sweep Pirates in 24th World Series
1927 Sea battle at Navarino (Greece freed of Ottoman occupation)
1928 Cole Porter & E Ray Goetz' musical "Paris," premieres in NYC
1928 Eastern Soccer League forms in US
1929 A's Howard Ehmke (7-2) sets World Series record striking out 13 Cubs
1929 Mohammed Nadir Khan occupies Kabul Afghanistan/drives out H Ghazi
1930 Phila A's beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 2 in 27th World Series
1933 San Francisco's Coit Tower is dedicated to firefighters.
1933 San Francisco's Coit Tower is dedicated to firefighters.
1933 Coit Tower dedicated in SF, a monument to firefighters
1933 Martinez Barrios forms new Spanish govt
1934 Bruno Hauptmann is indicted for murder of Lindbergh's son
1935 Ozzie & Harriet Nelson are married.
1935 Ozzie & Harriet Nelson are married.
1935 Ozzie Nelson marries Harriet Hilliard (Ozzie & Harriet)
1938 G Kaufman & Moss Hart's "Fabulous Invalid," premieres in NYC
1939 Germany annexes Western Poland
1939 NY Yankees sweep Reds in 36th World Series, 4th straight WS win
1940 Cin Reds beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3, in 37th World Series
1940 German troops occupies Romania
1941 Concentration camp Birkenau begins being built
1942 Fight at Matanikau, Guadalcanal (John Hersey-Into the Valley)
1943 Great-Britain establishes bases on Azores
1944 "Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet" debut on CBS radio
1944 Samuel Barber's "Capricorn Concerto," premieres
1945 Truman announced atomic bomb secret shared with Britain & Canada
1946 Kwo-less-shrew selects Gen Chiang Kai-shek as president of China
1946 Milt plane crashes at Christian HBS, 24 die
1950 4th NHL All-Star Game: Detroit beat All-Stars 7-1 at Detroit
1950 Cleveland Browns play Pittsburgh for 1st time, beat Steelers 30-17
1951 "Music in the Air" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 56 performances
1951 Ford C Frick replaces Happy Chandler as 3rd commissioner of baseball Warren C Giles becomes president of baseball's National League
1952 2 trains collide with a derailed commuter train, kills 112 (England)
1952 Chinese offensive in Korea
1953 Birmingham Alabama, bars Jackie Robinson's Negro-White All-Stars from playing there Robinson gives in & drops white players from his group
1953 WTAP TV channel 15 in Parkersburg-Marietta, WV (NBC) begins
1955 Worlds most powerful aircraft carrier, Saratoga (US), launched
1956 Don Larsen, NY, pitches only perfect World Series game, vs Brooklyn
1957 Brooklyn Dodgers announce move to Los Angeles
1957 Procter & Gamble-director N McElroy becomes US Min of Defense
1957 Soviet spy Jack Sobel sentenced to 7 years (NYC)
1957 Turkish & Syrian border guards exchange fire
1958 Braves Eddie Mathews strikes out for World Series record 11th time
1958 Dr Ake Senning installs 1st pacemaker (Stockholm)
1958 KCMT TV channel 7 in Alexandria, MN (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1959 "At the Drop of a Hat" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 216 perfs
1959 Conservatives win British election
1959 LA Dodgers beat Chicago White Sox, 4 games to 2 in 56th World Series
1960 Bobby Richarson hits a World Series grand slammer
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Bill Brannin's Swing Parade Golf Tournament
1961 US Constellation crashes at Richmond Virginia, 74 die
1961 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1961 Whitey Ford breaks Babe Ruth's World Series record of 29 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings, running his streak to 32
1962 Algeria admitted as 109th member of UN
1962 N Korea reports 100% election turnout, 100% vote for Workers' Party
1963 Sultan of Zanzibar cedes his mainland possessions to Kenya
1964 Gilroy Roberts becomes 1st US chief engraver to retire (than die)
1964 Ringo Starr takes & passes his driving test
1965 Djakarta Moslems set fire to PKI-headquarter
1965 London's Post Office Tower opens, tallest building in England
1965 Once-Hertogenbosch soccer team FC de Bosch forms
1965 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1966 Wyoming's Jerry DePoyster kicks 3 field goals over 50 yds (54, 54, 52)
1968 Aircraft carrier Charles Doorman sold to Argentina
1970 Alexander Solzhenitsyn is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1970 Alexander Solzhenitsyn is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1970 Soviet author Alexander I Solzhenitsyn wins Nobel Prize for Literature
1971 John Lennon releases his megahit "Imagine"
1971 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1972 "From Israel with Love" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 8 perfs
1972 Harold Carmichael begins NFL streak of 127 consecutive game receptions
1972 In Game 2 of ALCS, A's Bert Campaneris fires his bat at Det pitcher
1972 Lerrin LaGrow Campy, who had been hit by a pitch, is fined & suspended
1973 NLCS game 3 brawl between Cins' Pete Rose & NY Met Bud Harrelson
1973 Spyris Markezinis forms govt in Greece
1976 Sex Pistols sign with EMI
1977 Largest baseball crowd in Penns, 64,924 see Dodgers beat Phillies 4-1 in 4th NL championship game (Dodgers win pennant)
1978 Ken Warby set world water speed record at 319.627 mph (514 kph)
1978 Yanks win 3rd straight AL Championship, all against Kansas City
1979 "Sugar Babies" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 1208 perfs
1979 13th Country Music Assn Award:[Approx]
1979 J McHugh & A Malvin's musical "Sugar Babies," premieres in NYC
1980 Bob Marley collapses on stage, brought to Sloan-Kettering Hospital
1980 British Leyland starts selling Mini Metro
1980 USSR & Syria sign peace treaty
1980 USSR performs nuclear test
1981 1st broadcast of "Cagney & Lacey" on ABC-TV
1981 USAC appeals panel restores disputed Indy 500 victory to Al Unser
1981 Pres Reagan greeted predecessors Jimmy Carter, Gerald R Ford & Richard Nixon before sending them to Egypt for Anwar Sadat's funeral
1982 NJ Devils 1st victory, beating NY Rangers 3-2 at Meadowlands
1982 Poland bans Solidarity & all labor unions
1983 1st regular season Islander OT game beat Caps 8-7
1983 Washington Capitals 1st NHL overtime game losing to NY Islanders 8-7
1984 18th Country Music Assn Award: Alabama wins
1985 "Rembrandt & Hitler or Me" premieres in Amsterdam
1985 Alain Boubil/Herbert Kretzner's "Les Mis‚rables," premieres in London
1985 Little Richard seriously injured in a car accident
1986 Mike Scott ties playoff record of 14 strikeouts, beats Mets 1-0
1986 RUN DMC calls for a day of peace among LA street gangs
1988 Fire in Seattle's Space Needle causes evacuation, $2,000 damage
1988 Jay Howell ejected in NLCS game 3 for having pine tar on his glove
1989 Oakland beats Toronto, 4-3 in Game 5, to advance to the World Series
1990 24th Country Music Assn Award: George Strait wins
1990 Israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters
1990 US doctors Joseph E Murray & E Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize
1992 Nobel Prize for literature is given to West Indies poet Derek Walcott
1992 Ottawa Sentors 1st NHL game
1992 Pioneer Venus Orbiter (1st Venus orbiter-1978), crashes into Venus
1993 Howard Stern releases his 1st book "Private Parts"
1993 Qn Elizabeth's nephew Viscount Linley (32) weds Serena Stanhope (24)
1993 UN lifts remaining economic sanctions against South Africa
1994 BPAA US Women's Bowling Open won by Aleta Sill
1995 Dolphin's Dan Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL career completions record
1995 Edgar Martinez drives home tying & winning runs to rally Mariners to 6-5 win in bottom of 11th to beat Yankees & win AL Division Series

That's All....

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