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Tuesday, October 9, 2018.



Birthdays


1201 Robert de Sorbon, founded Sorbonne University, Paris
1261 Dionysius, the Justified, king of Portugal (1279-1325)
1547 Miguel de Cervantes, novelist (Don Quixote)
1547 Miguel de Cervantes, novelist (Don Quixote)
1547 Miguel de Cervantes, novelist (Don Quixote)
1581 Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist
1586 Jan III van Foreest, lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn
1626 John Ferrabosco, composer
1663 Gian M Crescimbeni, Italian literary/critic (Arcadia)
1727 Johann Wilhelm Hertel, composer
1757 Charles X, reactionary king of France (1824-30); deposed
1760 Pierre Gaveaux, composer
1766 Bedrich Divis Weber, composer
1771 Frederik Willem, duke of Brunswick (1813-15)
1782 Lewis Cass, (Gov-Mich)
1813 Giuseppe Fortunio Francesco Verdi, Italian composer (Traviata, A‹da)
1813 John Jones Pettus, Confederate governor (D-Miss, 1859-63)
1819 Samuel McGowan, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897
1822 George Sykes, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1880
1823 Mary Ann Shadd Cary, 1st black US newspaper publishers
1830 Harriet Hosmer, sculptor
1835 Camille Saint-Sa‰ns, French composer
1835 Camille Saint-Sa‰ns, Paris France, composer (Ode   Sainte C‚cile)
1835 Camille Saint-Sa‰ns, French composer
1847 Andr‚ Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburg's coal basin)
1847 Stephanus J du Toit, South Africa theologist/journalist (Afr Bond)
1858 Gerard L F Philips, Dutch engineer/manufacturer (Philips)
1859 Alfred Dreyfus, accused Jewish French officer (Dreyfus Affair)
1863 Alexander Siloti, Kharkov Russia, pianist/prof (Moscow Cons 1888-91)
1869 Harry Lawrence Freeman, composer
1871 Gerrit Bolkestein, minister of Education (1939-4-)
1873 Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect)
1875 Reynaldo Hahn, composer
1878 Robert Warwick, [Bien], Sacramento CA, actor (Falcon's Adventure)
1884 Helene Deutsch, [Rosenbach], psychoanalyst (Boston)
1884 Martin Elmer Johnson, explorer/photographer
1886 Frank Newburg, actor (Homemaker)
1888 Hank Patterson, Alabama, actor (Gunsmoke, Fred Ziffel-Green Acres)
1888 Irving Cummings Sr, NYC, silent screen star/director (Curly Top)
1890 Aimee Semple McPherson, Pentecostal evangelist, radio preacher
1890 Aimee Semple McPherson, evangelist (Pentecostal)/radio preacher
1890 Alfred Julius Swan, composer
1890 Janis Medins, composer
1890 Aimee Semple McPherson, Pentecostal evangelist, radio preacher
1893 Heinrich George, (Schulz), German actor (Hitlerjunge Quex)
1893 M de Andrade, writer
1893 M rio R de Morais Andrade, Brazilian writer/poet/story teller
1899 Bruce Catton
1899 Bruce Catton
1899 Bruce Catton
1899 Bruce Catton
1899 Bruce Catton
1899 Bruce Catton, US, historian/writer (Civil War)
1900 Alastair Sims, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright)
1900 Silvio Cator, Haiti, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1928)
1903 Walter O'Malley, baseball team owner (Dodgers)
1904 Carl Parrish, composer
1904 J Dito, Dutch dominican/broadcast chairman (KRO, 1938-45)
1904 Wally Brown, Malden MA, actor (Zombies on Broadway, Girl Rush)
1905 Euphemia MacDonald, dance producer
1905 Howard St John, Chicago IL, actor (Born Yesterday, Li'l Abner)
1906 13th earl of Stair, English lt-colonel/large landowner
1906 Janis Ivanovs, composer
1906 L‚opold S‚dor Senghor, poet/president of Senegal (1960-80)
1906 Wolfgang Staudte, German director (Die M”rder sind unter uns)
1907 Klaes Karppinen, Findland, 4 X 10K relay (Olympic-gold-1936)
1908 Jacques Tati
1908 Jacques Tati
1908 Jacques Tati
1908 Jacques Tati
1908 Jacques Tati
1908 Jacques Tati[scheff], La Pecq France, director (Traffic, Playtime)
1908 James E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59)
1910 Donald Coggan, English archbishop of York/Canterbury (Glory of God)
1910 Phil Hanna, River Forest Ill, singer (Once Upon a Tune)
1914 Edward Andrews, Griffin GA, actor (Tea & Sympathy, Glass Bottom Boat)
1914 Roger Goeb, composer
1917 Kusuo Kitamura, Japan, 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1932)
1918 E Howard Hunt, Hamburg NY, involved in Watergate break-in
1919 Rezso Sugar, composer
1920 Jens Bjírneboe, Norway, poet/writer (Dikt, Jonas)
1920 Vivienne Della Chiesa, US, actress (?)
1920 Yusef Lateef, composer
1921 Tadeusz R¢zewicz, Polish poet/writer (Utwory dramatyczne)
1922 Fyvush Finkel, actor (Middle Ages, Picket Fences)
1922 Raymond Wilding-White, composer
1923 Donald Sinden, England, actor (Doctor at Large, Mogambo, Simba)
1923 Ronald Tremain, composer
1924 Robert A Rushworth, Madison Maine, test pilot (X-15)
1925 Robert Finch, actor (Academy Theater)
1926 Daniele Delorme, [Gabrielle Girard], Paris, actress (Pardon My Affair)
1927 Ivan Metropolitan Ioann Snychev, Russion Orthodox Priest
1928 Einojuhani Rautavaara, Helsinki Finland, composer (Kaivos)
1930 David Rounds, Bronxville NY, actor (Terence-Beacon Hill)
1930 Fjolnir Stefansson, composer
1933 Bill Tidy, English cartoonist (Fosdyke Saga)
1934 Jacobo Majluta Azar, politician
1935 Don[ald] McCullin, British photographer
1935 Edward GNPP, English prince/duke of Kent
1935 Jules Croiset, Dutch actor (Help, Doctor Verzuipt!)
1935 Paul Barton, cricketer (NZ batsman in early 1960's, century v S Afr)
1935 Paul J M Beers, Dutch actor (Mother Courage & Her Children)
1937 Brian Blessed, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China)
1937 Pat Burke, rocker (Foundations)
1939 O V Wright, rocker
1939 Pierre Mertens, French/Belgian writer (Lettres Clandestines)
1940 John Lennon, Beatle
1940 Gordon J Humphrey, (Sen-R-NH, 1979- )
1940 Hans Ulrich Humpert, composer
1940 Joe Pepitone, baseball 1st baseman (NY Yankee)
1940 John [Winston/Ono] Lennon, rocker/Beatle (Imagine)
1940 John Lennon, Beatle
1941 Trent Lott, (Rep-R-MS, 1973- )
1944 Jon Entwistle, Who bassist
1944 Jon Entwistle, Who bassist
1944 Jon Entwistle, Who bassist
1944 Jon Entwistle, Who bassist
1944 Jon Entwistle, Who bassist
1944 John Entwistle, London, rock guitarist/vocalist (Who-Baba O'Riley)
1944 Nona Hendrix, R & B singer (Patti LaBelle & Blue Belles)
1944 Peter Tosh, Jamaica, reggae musician (Mystic Man, Mama Africa)
1945 Jeannie C Riley, Texas, singer (Harper Valley PTA, Hee Haw)
1945 Naftali Bon, Kapsabet Kenya, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1968)
1948 Jackson Browne
1948 Dave Samuels vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1948 Jackson Browne Germany, rocker (Lawyers in Love)
1948 Jackson Browne
1948 Dave Samuels vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1948 Jackson Browne Germany, rocker (Lawyers in Love)
1948 Jackson Browne
1948 Dave Samuels vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1948 Jackson Browne Germany, rocker (Lawyers in Love)
1948 Jackson Browne
1948 Dave Samuels vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1948 Jackson Browne Germany, rocker (Lawyers in Love)
1948 Jackson Browne
1948 Dave Samuels vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1948 Jackson Browne Germany, rocker (Lawyers in Love)
1948 Dave Samuels, vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1948 Jackson Browne, US Base in Germany, rock voclaist (Lawyers in Love)
1949 Shep Messing, Israel, soccer goal tender (NY Cosmos)
1950 Gary Frank, Spokane WA, actor (Enemy Territory, Deadly Weapon)
1950 Mick Malone, cricketer (WA seamer, Test 1977, made 46 took 5-63, 1-14)
1951 Richard Chaves, Jacksonville FL, actor (Cease Fire, Predator)
1951 Robert Wuhl, Union NJ, actor (Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam)
1953 Hank Pfister, Bakersfield Cat, tennis star
1953 Tony Shalhoub, actor (Antonio Scarpacci-Wings, Big Night)
1954 Scott Bakula, St Louis MO, actor (Quantum Leap, Gung Ho, Murphy Brown)
1955 Linwood Boomer, Vancouver, actor (Adam-Little House on the Prairie)
1955 Steve Ovett, England, runner (Olympics-800m gold, 1500m bronze-1980)
1957 Yuri Vladimirovich Usachyov, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-18, TM-23)
1959 Michael Par‚, Bkln NY, actor (Greatest American Hero, Houston Knights)
1959 Mike Singletary, NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears)
1961 Arlene Boxhall, Zimbabwe, field hockey (Olympic-gold-1980)
1961 Jean Sagal, LA Calif, actress (Kate-Double Trouble, Grease 2)
1961 Liz Sagal, LA Calif, actress (Allison-Double Trouble, Grease 2)
1961 Trevor Matich, NFL center/guard (Washington Redskins)
1964 Martin Jaite, Argentina, tennis star
1966 Mike Williams, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
1967 Carling Bassett-Seguso, Canada, tennis player/actress (Spring Fever)
1967 Gheorge Popescu, Romania, soccer player (Barcelona)
1967 Gica Popescu, Romania, soccer player (PSV)
1969 P.J. Harvey, singer
1969 P.J. Harvey, singer
1969 P.J. Harvey, singer
1969 P.J. Harvey, singer
1969 P.J. Harvey, singer
1969 Charles Jordan, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
1969 Dwayne Sabb, NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots)
1970 Annika Sorenstam, Stockholm Sweden, LPGA golfer (1995 US Women's Open)
1970 Kenny Anderson, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trailblazers)
1970 Oleg Kryazhev, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1971 Pete Mitchell, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1972 Maurice Kelly, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
1972 Roman Oben, tackle (NY Giants)
1973 A J Ofodile, NFL tight end (Pitts Steelers)
1973 Alexey Trochshinskiy, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1973 Brandon Pollard, Richmond VA, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 Dexter McCleon, cornerback (St Louis Rams)
1974 Kavika Pittman, defensive end (Dallas Cowboys)
1974 Keith Booth, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls)
1975 Mahendra Nagamootoo, cricketer (Guyanese leg-spinner)
1975 Mark Viduka, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1975 Sean Ono Lennon, John & Yoko's Son
1976 Rebecca Darrington, Gillette Wyoming, Miss America-Wyoming (1997)
1977 Lee San San, Miss Hong Kong Universe (1997)
1978 Randy Spelling, LA Calif, actor (Sean Richards-Sunset Beach)
1979 Ashley Anderson, Miss Delaware Teen USA (1996)
1979 Lydia Jane Lipscombe, Christchurch NZ, breastroker (Olympics-96)
1981 Zachery Ty Bryan
1981 Zachery Ty Bryan
1981 Zachery Ty Bryan
1981 Zachery Ty Bryan
1981 Zachery Ty Bryan
1981 Zachery Ty Bryan, Denver CO, actor (Brad-Home Improvement)

Events


Ecuador : Guayaquil's Independence Day (1820)
Hong Kong : Confucius' Birthday
Khmer Republic : Republic Day (1970)
Minnesota : Leif Ericsson Day (c 1000)
Peru : Day of National Dignity (1968)
South Korea : Hangual Day/Korean Alphabet Day (1446)
Tanganyika : independence day (1961)
Uganda : independence day (1962)
Western Samoa : White Sunday (2nd Sunday)
Ecuador : Guayaquil's Independence Day (1820)
Hong Kong : Confucius' Birthday
Khmer Republic : Republic Day (1970)
Minnesota : Leif Ericsson Day (c 1000)
Peru : Day of National Dignity (1968)
South Korea : Hangual Day/Korean Alphabet Day (1446)
Tanganyika : independence day (1961)
Uganda : independence day (1962)
Western Samoa : White Sunday (2nd Sunday)
Ecuador : Guayaquil's Independence Day (1820)
Hong Kong : Confucius' Birthday
Khmer Republic : Republic Day (1970)
Minnesota : Leif Ericsson Day (c 1000)
Peru : Day of National Dignity (1968)
South Korea : Hangual Day/Korean Alphabet Day (1446)
Tanganyika : independence day (1961)
Uganda : independence day (1962)
Western Samoa : White Sunday (2nd Sunday)
Ecuador : Guayaquil's Independence Day (1820)
Hong Kong : Confucius' Birthday
Khmer Republic : Republic Day (1970)
Minnesota : Leif Ericsson Day (c 1000)
Peru : Day of National Dignity (1968)
South Korea : Hangual Day/Korean Alphabet Day (1446)
Tanganyika : independence day (1961)
Uganda : independence day (1962)
Western Samoa : White Sunday (2nd Sunday)
Giacobinid meteor shower, radiant in Draco.
Leif Ericson Day
Ecuador : Guayaquil's Independence Day (1820)
Hong Kong : Confucius' Birthday
Khmer Republic : Republic Day (1970)
Minnesota : Leif Ericsson Day (c 1000)
Peru : Day of National Dignity (1968)
South Korea : Hangual Day/Korean Alphabet Day (1446)
Tanganyika : independence day (1961)
Uganda : independence day (1962)
Western Samoa : White Sunday (2nd Sunday)
Giacobinid meteor shower, radiant in Draco.
Leif Ericson Day
680 Husain ibn 'Ali, Shi'i religious leader, enters martyrdom
768 Charles the Great & Charlamane II divide French republic
869 Charles the Bare crowned king of Lotharingen
1000 Leif Ericson discovers "Vinland" (possibly New England)
1000 Leif Ericson discovers "Vinland" (possibly New England)
1000 Leif Ericson discovers "Vinland" (possibly New England)
1192 Richard Coeur de Leeuw leaves Jerusalem in disguise
1290 Last of 16,000 English Jews expelled by King Edward I, leaves
1446 Korean Hangual alphabet devised
1514 King Louis XII of France marries Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VIII
1573 Don Frederik disbands siege of Alkmaar
1597 Earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort
1617 Peace of Pavia (Spain & Savoye)
1621 Turkey & Poland signs Peace of Chotin
1635 Religious dissident Roger Williams banished from Mass Bay Colony
1635 Religious dissident Roger Williams banished from Mass Bay Colony
1635 Religious dissident Roger Williams banished from Mass Bay Colony
1651 English parliament proclaims Navigation Act off
1655 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Krakow
1668 Mass society storms palace of "heretics" Spanish gov Jose de Paternina
1701 Collegiate School of Ct (Yale U), chartered in New Haven
1708 Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy
1716 England & France sign treaty
1740 Neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia
1760 Russian/Austrian army occupies Berlin [OS=Sep 28]
1776 Mission Delores is founded by San Francisco Bay.
1776 Mission Delores is founded by San Francisco Bay.
1776 Mission Dolores founded by SF Bay
1794 French troops occupy Hertogenbosch
1799 British frigate HMS Lutine sinks off Dutch coast
1804 Hobart Tasmania founded
1817 University of Gent officially opens
1818 Congress of Aken returns to France from Libya
1820 Guayaquil, Ecuador declares its freedom from Ecuador
1837 Steamboat "Home" sinks off Okracoke NC killing 100
1855 Isaac Singer patents sewing machine motor
1855 Joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Mass patents 1st calliope
1863 Battle of Brady Station, VA (Culpeper Court House, Bristoe Station)
1864 Battle of Tom's Brook-Confederate cavalry that harassed Sheridan's campaign is wipped by Custer & Merrit's cavalry divisions
1865 1st US underground pipeline for carrying oil is laid in Pennsylvania
1870 Rome is incorporated into Italy by royal decree
1872 Aaron Montgomery started his mail-order business
1874 World Postal Union forms in Bern Switzerland
1876 1st 2-way telephone conversation, 1st over outdoor wires
1877 American Humane Association organizes (Cleveland)
1888 Public admitted to Washington Monument.
1888 Public admitted to Washington Monument.
1888 Washington Monument opens for public admittance
1890 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Red-Headed League"
1899 1st British troops reaches Durban South Africa
1899 South Africa President Kruger routes British authorities ultimatum
1900 8.3 earthquake shakes Cape Yakataga, Alaska
1903 11" (28.4 cm) rainfall in 24 hrs (NYC)
1905 Phila A's meet Giants in World Series, Giants win 3-0
1909 Ty Cobb steals home in World Series game
1910 Nap Lajorie challenges Ty Cobb batting avg with 8 hits, 6 were bunts as Brown's 3rd baseman Red Corriden played deep, Cobb still won
1914 German troops take Antwerp in World War I
1915 Belgrade Serbia, surrenders to Central leaders
1915 Gil Anderson races auto (165.1 km record) in Sheepshead Bay, NY
1915 Louis Kaufmans "Unchastened Woman," premieres in NYC
1915 Woodrow Wilson becomes 1st pres to attend a World Series game
1916 Babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings
1916 Babe Ruth pitches & wins longest WS game (14 innings) 2-1
1920 1st World Series game in Cleveland, Indians win 2-1
1921 Babe Ruth's 1st WS homer; only Sunday game ever pitched by Carl Mays
1926 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina opens Royal Colonial Institution
1926 NBC (National Broadcasting Corporation) forms
1928 Marcel Pagnol's "Topaz," premieres in Paris
1928 NY Yankees sweep Cards in 25th World Series, Ruth hits 3 HR in game
1928 NY Yankees become 1st to sweep consecutive World Series
1929 G Kaufman & R Lardner's musical "June Moon," premieres in NYC
1930 1st transcontinental flight by a woman completed, Laura Ingalls
1934 St Louis Cards beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3 in 31st World Series
1936 Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to Los Angeles
1936 Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to Los Angeles
1936 Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to LA
1938 A Copland & E Lorings ballet "Billy the Kid," premieres in Chicago
1938 Cleveland Browns & Chicago Bears play a penalty free NFL game
1938 NY Yankees sweep Cubs in 35th World Series, 3rd straight WS win
1944 British PM Winston Churchill arrives in Russia for talks with Stalin
1944 British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Moscow
1944 Canadian offensive in West-Zeeuws-Flanders
1944 German occupier turn off electricity in Amsterdam
1944 St Louis Cards beat St Louis Browns, 4 games to 2 in 41st World Series
1945 British troops occupy Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal
1946 1st electric blanket manufactured; sold for $39.50
1946 Eugene O'Neill's "Iceman Cometh," premieres in NYC
1947 "High Button Shoes" opens at Century Theater NYC for 727 performances
1947 1st telephone conversation between a moving car & a plane
1947 Julie Styne & Sam Cohn's musical "High Button Shoes," premieres in NYC
1948 WXYZ TV channel 7 in Detroit, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
1949 NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 1 in 46th World Series
1951 5th NHL All-Star Game: 1st Team ties 2nd Team 2-2 at Toronto
1951 Gil McDougald's World Series grand slam helps Yanks beat Giants 13-1
1953 British premier Winston Churchill aproves Guyanese Constitution
1953 Conrad Adenauer elected West German chancellor
1954 KTIV TV channel 4 in Sioux City, IA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1955 Betty Jameson wins LPGA Richmond Golf Open
1956 10th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 1-1 at Montreal
1957 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1958 Israeli navy inaugrates it's 1st submarine
1958 NY Yankees beat Braves 4 games to 3 in 55th World Series
1958 NY Yankees appear in 9 & win 7 of last 10 World Series
1959 1st phone call between auto & plane (Delaware)
1959 Lee Harvey Oswald arrives in Southampton
1960 Cowboy QB Eddie LeBaron throws shortest touchdown pass (2")
1961 NY Yankees beat Cin Reds, 4 games to 1 in 58th World Series
1961 Tanganyika becomes independent within British Commonwealth
1961 US members of communist party obliged to report themselves to Police
1961 Volcano eruptions on Tristan de Cunha (South Atlantic)
1961 Yank Whitey Ford breaks Ruth record of 29 2/3 consecutive inning
1961 World Series scoreless pitching streak Yanks beat Reds 4 games to 1
1962 Uganda gains independence from Britain (National Day).
1962 Uganda gains independence from Britain (National Day).
1962 Battles to decide Algeria-Morocco boundary kills 130
1962 NASA civilian test pilot John B McKay takes X-15 to 39,200 m
1963 British premier Harold MacMillan, resigns
1963 Dam in Piave valley Italy, breaks' about 2,000 die
1963 French air force gets 1st nuclear weapons
1963 Hurricane Flora ravages Cuba & Haiti, kills 6,000
1963 Uganda becomes a republic within British Commonwealth
1965 Beatles' "Yesterday," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
1965 Beatles' "Yesterday," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
1965 Beatles' "Yesterday," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
1965 Beatles' "Yesterday," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
1965 Beatles' "Yesterday," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
1965 16th Ryder Cup: US wins 19«-12« at Royal Birkdale, England
1965 Beatles' "Yesterday," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
1966 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono for the first time at the Indica Gallery in London's West End
1966 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono for the first time at the Indica Gallery in London's West End
1966 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono for the first time at the Indica Gallery in London's West End
1966 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono for the first time at the Indica Gallery in London's West End
1966 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono for the first time at the Indica Gallery in London's West End
1966 Balt Orioles sweep LA Dodgers, in 63rd World Series
1966 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at a London art gallery
1966 Rolling Stones 1st LP recorded "Got Live if you Want It"
1968 Government seizes oil fields in Peru
1968 WKMU TV channel 21 in Murray, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1969 Supremes release "Someday We'll Be Together"
1970 Khmer Republic (Cambodia) declares independence
1971 Japans emperor Hirohito visits Netherlands
1971 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1972 "Dude" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 16 performances
1973 Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years
1973 Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years
1973 Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years
1973 Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years
1973 Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years
1973 1st general striking in Luxembourg since 1942
1973 Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years
1973 Israel announces loss of Bar-Lev defense line in Suez Canal
1973 Warriors-Cavalier game in Cleveland postponed because of wet floors
1974 Frank Robinson became 1st Black baseball manager (Cleve Indians)
1974 Race riot in Boston due to "busing"
1974 Washington Capitals 1st NHL game, losing 6-3 to NY Rangers at MSG Wash Caps begin a 37 game road losing streak
1975 Andrei Sakharov wins the Nobel Peace Prize
1975 Andrei Sakharov wins the Nobel Peace Prize
1975 Emperor Hirohito of Japan visits SF
1975 Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov wins Nobel Peace Prize
1976 "Robber Bridegroom" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 145 performances
1976 Peter Petherick takes hat-trick on debut NZ v Pak Javed 1st wkt
1976 TCricket est debut of Javed Miandad, scores 163 on 1st day
1976 Yanks 1st AL Championship game, beat Royals 4-1
1977 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Houston Exchange Clubs Golf Classic
1977 Soyuz 25 launched to Saluyt 6, but returned after failing to dock
1977 Yanks rally for 3 in 9th & beat Royals 5-3 for pennant #31
1978 12th Country Music Assn Award
1978 John Kander & Fred Ebb's musical "Ballroom," premieres in NYC
1979 Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WCCC in Hartford Conn
1980 1st consumer use of home banking by computer (Knoxville Tn)
1980 Nobel prize for literature awarded to Czeslaw Milosz
1980 Princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot
1982 Attack on synagouge in Rome, 1 dead
1983 4 South Korean govt ministers assassinated in Rangoon Burma
1984 Kathy Sullivan becomes 1st US woman to walk in space
1985 "Tango Argentino" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 198 perfs
1985 Central Park's Strawberry Fields, dedicated
1985 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986 "Phantom of the Opera" premeires in London
1986 Gilbert Perreault, Buffalo, became 12th NHLer to score 500 goals
1986 Senate convicted US District Judge Harry E Claiborne making him 5th federal official to be removed from office through impeachment
1987 Japanese bank buys "Lady McGill" stamp for $1,100,000
1988 17% vote extremely-right Flemish Block in Belgium
1988 Dennis Eckersley, 1st to save all 4 games in a championship series
1989 23rd Country Music Assn Award: George Strait, Kathy Mattea wins
1989 27th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Spain in Tokyo Japan (3-0)
1989 Penthouse Magazine's hebrew edition hits newstands
1989 1st NFL game coached by a black man (Art Shell), his LA Raiders beat NY Jets 14-7 on Monday Night Football
1990 Radio stations around the world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon
1990 Radio stations around the world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon
1990 Radio stations around the world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon
1990 Radio stations around the world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon
1990 Radio stations around the world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon
1990 David Hackett Souter, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
1990 Radio stations around world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon
1990 Saddam threatens to hit Israel with a new missile
1991 "On Borrowed Time" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 99 perfs
1991 Bush declares "total confidence" in nominee Clarence Thomas
1991 San Jose Sharks beat Calgary for their 1st NHL win, 4-3
1992 Great meteorite seen from Kentucky to NY
1994 Austrian parliamentary election (23% extreme-right)
1994 Darmstadt creates element 110
1996 Howard Stern's book "Miss America" released in paperback
1997 ABL players allowed to own stock in the league
1997 Hurricane kills 123 in Acapulco Mexico
1997 NC's Dean Smith winningest college basetball coach retires
1997 NY Rangers are 1st NHL team to open with 4 straight ties
1997 Nobel prize for literature awarded to Dario Fo

That's All....

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