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Friday, November 30, 2018.



Birthdays


538 St Gregory of Tours, chronicler/bishop
1340 John duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector
1373 Ferdinand I, the Righteous, king of Aragon/Sicily
1427 Kazimierz IV, king of Poland (1447-92)
1466 Andrea Doria, Genoese statesman/admiral
1485 Veronica Gambara, Italian poetess
1508 Andrea Palladio, [Andrea di Pietro della Gondola], architect
1554 Philip Sidney, England, poet/statesman/soldier (Arcadia)
1593 Johann Dilliger, composer
1622 Thomas of Apshoven, Flemish painter, baptized
1634 Andres de Sola, composer
1645 Andreas Werkmeister, composer
1667 Jonathan Swift, satirist, author (Gulliver's Travels)
1667 Jonathan Swift, satirist, author (Gulliver's Travels)
1667 Jonathan Swift, Engl, satirist (Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal)
1693 Christoph Forster, composer
1699 Christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway
1726 Jacques Aliamet, French etcher/engraver
1753 Johann Baptist Schenk, composer
1764 Franz Xaver Gerl, composer
1793 Johann Lukas Sch”nlein, helped establish scientific medicine
1793 Johann Lukas Sch”nlein, helped establish scientific medicine
1793 Johann Lukas Sch”nlein, helped establish scientific medicine
1796 Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer
1809 Thomas Molleson Mudie, composer
1810 Oliver Fisher Winchester, rifle maker.
1810 Oliver Fisher Winchester, rifle maker.
1810 Oliver Fisher Winchester, rifle maker (Winchester)
1813 Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan, composer
1813 Hermann Kurz, German author/poet
1813 Louise Ackermann-Choquet, French author (Pens‚es)
1817 Theodor Mommsen, Germ, historian/author (Imperial Lives, Nobel 1902)
1821 Gustavus Woodson Smith, Secy War (Confederacy), died in 1896
1826 George Washington Deitzler, Brig General (Union volunteers)
1827 Constantine P Pobedonostsev, Russian reactionary lawyer/senator
1827 Ernest H Baillon, French botanist (History of Plants)
1828 Jedediah Hotchkiss, Engineer (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1835 Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain (Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn)
1835 Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain (Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn)
1835 Mark Twain, [Samuel L Clemens], author (Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn)
1843 J¢zsef Kiss, Hungarian literary (Zsid¢ Dalok)
1847 August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer
1855 Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance
1857 Robert Abel, cricketer (The Guv'nor Surrey & England batsman)
1859 Sergey Mikhaylovich Lyapunov, composer
1861 French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens)
1861 Ludwig Thuille, composer
1863 Andres Bonifacio, led 1896 Phillippine revolt against Spain
1863 Andres Bonifacio, led 1896 Phillippine revolt against Spain
1863 Andres Bonifacio, leader of 1896 Philippine revolt against Spain
1863 Gellio Benevenuto Coronaro, composer
1870 Cecil Forsyth, composer
1874 Winston Churchill, cigar smoker, (Nobel 1953)
1874 Winston Churchill, cigar smoker, (Nobel 1953)
1874 Winston Churchill, (C) Brit PM (1940-45, 1951-55, Nobel 1953)
1884 Anders J Ture Rangstrím, Stockholm Swed, composer/critic (Kronbruden)
1885 Albrecht (von) Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Poland/Netherland)
1889 Edgar D Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932)
1890 John Tasker Howard, composer
1890 Oege Bakker, Dutch economist
1895 Johann Nepomuk David, composer
1897 Andreas Nezertis, composer
1897 Quinto Maganini, composer
1898 Roy "Link" Lyman, NFL tackle (Chicago Bears)
1899 Hans Kr sa, Czech opera composer (Brundibar)
1900 Korneel Goossens, Flemish literature/art historian
1903 Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist
1904 Clyfford Still, US, abstract painter
1904 Philip Burton, teacher/writer/dramatist
1904 Philip H Burton, Welsh director/acting teacher (Richard Burton)
1906 Marina, princess of Greece/Denmark/husband of English prince George
1907 Gyorgy Ranki, composer
1907 Jacques Barzun, France, author (The House of Interlect)
1910 Paul Cerutti, Monaco, trap shooter, disqualified for drugs in 76 oly
1912 Constant Stotijn, Dutch oboist (Residence Orchestra)
1912 Gordon Parks, Ft Scott KS, film director/author (Learning Tree)
1913 John K M McCaffery, Moscow Idaho, TV host (One Minute Please)
1914 Brownie McGhee, Knoxville TN, blues guitarist
1915 Angier Biddle Duke, NYC, US Ambassador (Spain)
1915 Henry Taube, chemist (Nobel 1983)
1915 Walter Brown "Brownie" McGhee, blues singer/guitarist
1916 Michael Gwynn, Bath England, actor (Village of Damned, Question 7)
1918 Efren Zimbalist Jr, NYC, actor (77 Sunset Strip, FBI, Scruples)
1919 Anne S Wadman, Frisian literary (Fioele & faem, Smearlappen)
1919 Jan Elburg, [Joannes G], Dutch poet (Through the Night)
1920 Virginia Mayo, St Louis Mo, actress (Out of the Blue, White Heat)
1922 Robert Evett, composer
1923 Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
1923 Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
1923 Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
1923 Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
1923 Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
1924 Allan Sherman, parody singer/songwriter (Hello Muddah, Hello Fardah)
1924 Klaus Huber, composer
1924 Shirley Chisholm, (Rep-D-NY)
1925 Maxwell Street Jimmy Charles Davis Thomas, blues musician
1926 Richard Crenna
1926 Richard Crenna
1926 Richard Crenna
1926 Richard Crenna
1926 Richard Crenna
1926 Richard Crenna, LA Cal, actor (Rambo, Summer Rental, Sand Pebbles)
1927 Robert Guillaume, [Williams], St Louis Mo, actor (Benson, Soap)
1928 Chic Hecht, (Sen-R-NV, 1983- )
1929 Dick Clark
1929 Dick Clark
1929 Dick Clark
1929 Dick Clark
1929 Dick Clark
1929 Dick Clark, Mt Vernon NY, TV Host (American Bandstand)
1929 Joan Ganz Cooney, Phoenix Az, TV exec (Children's TV Workshop)
1930 G. Gordon Liddy
1930 G. Gordon Liddy
1930 G. Gordon Liddy
1930 G. Gordon Liddy
1930 G. Gordon Liddy
1930 G[eorge] Gordon Liddy, head CIA/ate a rat/Watergate felon/radio host
1930 James Felton Boyd, Rocky Mount NC, light HW boxer (Olympic-gold-1956)
1930 William H Dana, Pasadena Calif, test pilot (X-15)
1931 Bill Walsh, NFL coach (SF 49ers)/sportscaster
1931 Gnther Herbig, Usti-nad-Labem Czech, conductor (East Berlin Orch)
1931 Jack Ging, Alva Ok, actor (11th Hour, Ripcord, Tales of Wells Fargo)
1931 Jack Sheldon, Jacksonville Fla, actor (Run Buddy Run, Merv Griffin)
1932 David Lincoln Lightbown, politician
1933 Linwood C Ivey, NC, (Mayor-Garysburg NC)
1936 Abbie Hoffman
1936 Abbie Hoffman
1936 Abbie Hoffman
1936 Abbie Hoffman
1936 Abbie Hoffman
1936 Abbie Hoffman, aka Free, Yippie/activist/author (Steal this Book)
1936 Michael Jinks, child care pioneer
1937 Robert Guillaume
1937 Robert Guillaume
1937 Robert Guillaume
1937 Robert Guillaume
1937 Robert Guillaume
1937 Jimmy Bowen, rocker
1937 Paul Stookey, Balt, singer (Peter, Paul & Mary-Wedding Song)
1937 Richard Threlkeld, newscaster (ABC-TV)
1937 Ridley Scott, director (Alien, Blade Runner)
1939 Walter Weller, Vienna Austria, conductor (Vienna Tonkstler Orch)
1940 Glenn English, (Rep-D-OK, 1975- )
1943 J[ames] J[ay] Barnes, US gospel/singer (Please Let Me In)
1943 Jerry Hunt, composer
1943 Leo Lyons, Standbridge Beds, rock bassist (Ten Years After)
1943 M A M "Th˜s" W”ltgens, Mayor (Kerkrade Neth)
1943 Oscar Harris, Surinames/Dutch singer (Try a Little Love)
1943 Terrence Malick, actress (Gail-Baywatch)
1943 Thijs [MAM] W”ltgens, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1944 Dian Parkinson, [Dianna Lynn Batts], Camp LeJune NC, Miss USA (1965)
1944 Luther T Ingram, US singer/songwriter (I'll Be Your Shelter)
1944 Rob Grill, LA Calif, rock bassist/vocalist (Grass Roots)
1945 Michael Joyce, stage manager
1945 Radu Lupu, Galati Romania, pianist (Enesco 1st prize-1967)
1945 Roger Glover, British hard rock bassist (Episode Six-Deep Purple)
1946 Ken Wadsworth, cricket keeper (NZ dashing batsman)
1947 David Mamet
1947 David Mamet
1947 David Mamet
1947 David Mamet
1947 David Mamet
1947 David Mamet, Chicago, playwright/dir (Speed the Plow, House of Games)
1949 Arthur Lee Washington Jr, Neptune NJ, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
1950 Greg Gordon, rock vocalist (Boys Band)
1950 Kathryn Witt, Miami Fla, actress (Lenny, Pam-Flying High)
1950 Margaret Whitton, Balt Md, actress (Good & Evil, Major League)
1950 Paul Westphal, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns)
1952 Mandy Patinkin
1952 Mandy Patinkin
1952 Mandy Patinkin
1952 Mandy Patinkin
1952 Mandy Patinkin
1952 Mandy Patinkin, Chicago Il, actor/singer (Yentl, Alien Nation)
1953 Shuggie Otis
1953 Shuggie Otis
1953 Shuggie Otis
1953 Shuggie Otis
1953 Shuggie Otis
1953 Mike Espy, (Rep-D-Mississippi)
1953 Shuggie Otis, rocker
1954 George McArdle, rock bassist (Little River Band Melbourne
1954 June Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-I'm So excited)
1955 Billy Idol
1955 Billy Idol
1955 Billy Idol
1955 Billy Idol
1955 Billy Idol
1955 Andy Gray, English soccer player
1955 Billy Idol, [William Broad], rocker (White Wedding)
1955 Brad Fabel, Louisville KY, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Gateway Classic)
1955 Kevin Conroy, Westport CT, actor (Tour of Duty, Another World)
1959 Sylvia Hanika, Munich West Germany, tennis player (Avon-1982)
1960 Bob Tewksbury, Concord NH, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1960 Danny Briggs, Abilene TX, Nike golfer (1986 Tallahassee Open-6th)
1960 Dan Rashovich, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1960 Gary Lineker, English soccer player (World Cup 1986)
1961 Innocent Egbunike, Nigeria, 4x400m runner (Olympic-bronze-1984)
1962 Bo Jackson
1962 Bo Jackson
1962 Bo Jackson
1962 Bo Jackson
1962 Bo Jackson
1962 Bo Jackson, baseball/football player (KC Royals, LA Raiders)
1964 David Wood, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
1965 Ben Stiller
1965 Ben Stiller
1965 Ben Stiller
1965 Ben Stiller
1965 Ben Stiller
1965 Ben Stiller, NYC, actor (Ben Stiller Show, Next of Kin, Cable Guy)
1965 Mike Zandofsky, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles)
1966 Phillipe Bozon, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
1967 Gary Jones, NFL safety (NY Jets)
1967 Margaret Platt, New York City NY, golfer (1995 Healthsouth-9th)
1969 Carrie Jean Yazel, Huntington Beach Calif, playmate (May, 1991)
1969 Larry Brown, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders)
1969 Mark Lewis, Hamilton OH, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
1970 Corrina Kennedy, Saskatoon Saskatchawan, kayaker (Olympics-96)
1970 Des'ree, rhythm & blues singer
1970 James Brown, tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1970 John DeWitt, WLAF defensive end (Scottish Claymores)
1970 Mario Bailey, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 Natalie Williams, Long Beach Calif, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-96)
1970 Ricky Powers, WLAF running back (Rhein Fire)
1970 Robert Griffith, NFL strong safety (Minnesota Vikings)
1970 Yayuk Basuki, Yogyakarta Indonesia, tennis star (1996 Hobart doubles)
1971 Bryan Proby, NFL/WLAF defensive tackle (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)
1971 Heath Te-Ihi-O-Te-Rangy Davis, cricket bowler (NZ open v England 1994)
1971 Ivan Rodriguez, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, catcher (Texas Rangers)
1971 John Anderson, WLAF safety (Rhein Fire)
1971 Ray Durham, Charlotte NC, infielder (Chic White Sox)
1972 Adeline Ong, Miss Universe-Malaysia (1996)
1972 Spence Fischer, WLAF quarterback (Scotland Claymores)
1973 Jay Hamilton, CFL running back (Edmonton Eskimos)
1973 Ty Howard, cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
1974 Luther Broughton, HB (Philadelphia Eagles)
1974 Marcellus Wiley, defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
1975 Mindy McCready, country/western singer
1976 Shaneika Lightbourne, Miss Universe-Turks & Caicos (1996)

Events


306 St Marcellus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
722 Pope Gregory II names Boniface as missionary bishop
1215 Pope Innocent III closes 4th council of Lateranen
1406 Angelo Correr elected Pope Gregory XII
1523 Amsterdam bans assembly of heretics
1554 England reconciles with Pope Julius III
1630 16,000 inhabitants of Venice died this month of plague
1648 English army captures King Charles I
1678 Roman Catholics banned from English parliament
1700 King Charles XII of Sweden defeats Russia at Narva [NS]
1700 Turkey declares war on Russia
1700 Utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/IJsselstein go on Gregoria calendar
1731 Beijing hit by Earthquake; about 100,000 die
1735 States of Holland forbid Free Masonry
1747 Dutch State of Zealand declare governorship hereditary for women
1753 Benjamin Franklin receives Godfrey Copley-Penny
1776 Capt Cook begins 3rd & last trip to Pacific (South Sea)
1782 Britain signs agreement recognizing US independence
1787 Spanish governor leaves Philippines
1803 Spain cedes her claims to Louisiana Territory to France
1804 Impeachment trial of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase begins
1813 Prince Willem Frederik returns to Netherlands
1838 Mexico declares war on France
1861 Harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac"
1863 Confederate troops vacate Fort Esperanza, Texas
1864 Battle of Franklin Tenn: Confederate attack fails, 7,700 casualities
1864 Battle of Honey Hill SC (Broad River) 96 dead/665 wounded
1866 Work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago
1872 1st intl soccer game, Scotland-England 0-0 (Glasgow)
1885 Opera "El Cid" premieres (Paris)
1886 1st commercially successful AC electric power plant opens, Buffalo
1887 1st indoor softball game (Chicago)
1891 Pope Leo XIII's encyclical "Rerum novarum" published
1900 A German engineer patents front-wheel drive for automobiles
1907 Pike Place Market dedicated in Seattle
1912 4th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Alerts defeats Toronto Argonauts, 11-4
1915 St John Ervine's "John Ferguson," premieres in Dublin
1922 1st speed test of 1st genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho
1922 Hitler speaks to 50,000 national-socialists in Munich
1923 Dutch Catholic minority govt of Wilhelm Marx forms
1924 1st photo facsimile transmitted across Atlantic by radio (London-NYC)
1924 Last French/Belgian troops leave Ruhrgebied
1928 Test Cricket debut of Don Bradman, who scored 18 & 1 vs England
1929 17th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 14-3
1931 Crystal Palace in Hyde Park London destroyed by fire
1931 His Master's Voice & Columbia Records merge into EMI
1933 CCC Camps are established in Cleveland Park District
1936 London's Crystal Palace (built 1851), destroyed by fire
1937 3rd Heisman Trophy Award: Clint Frank, Yale (HB)
1938 Fascist coup in Romania, fails
1938 Germany bans Jews being lawyers
1939 USSR invades Finland over a border dispute
1939 USSR invades Finland over a border dispute
1939 21 U boats sunk this month (52,000 ton)
1939 Paul Osborn's "Mornings at 7," premieres in NYC
1939 USSR invades Finland, bombs Helsinki
1940 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 1): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 8-2
1940 32 U boats sunk this month (147,000 ton)
1940 Lucille Ball weds Desi Arnaz
1941 101 year old Nyack-Tarrytown (NY) ferry makes it's last run
1941 13 U boats sunk this month (62,000 ton)
1941 Japanese Emperor Hirohito consults with admirals Shimada & Nagano
1942 -Dec 1st: Sea battle at Tassafaronga, Guadalcanal
1942 109 U boats sunk this month (729,000 ton)
1942 30th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Hurricanes defeats Winnipeg Bombers, 8-5
1942 Bill Terry resigns as supervisor of NY Giants minor league system
1942 German scout ship Altmark explode & sinks off Yokohama
1944 Biggest & last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground
1945 33rd CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 35-0
1946 Bradman scores 187 in 1st Test Cricket v England at the Gabba
1947 Arab terrorist campaign opens in Palestine
1947 Day after UN decree for Israel, Jewish settlements attacked
1948 Baseball's Negro National League disbands
1948 Player-manager Lou Boudreau is selected AL MVP
1948 Soviets set up a separate municipal government in East Berlin
1949 Chinese Communists captured Chungking
1949 KOTV TV channel 6 in Tulsa, OK (CBS) begins broadcasting
1950 US Pres Truman threatens China with atom bomb
1952 Jackie Robinson charges NY Yankees with racism
1953 French parachutist under Col De Castries attacks Dien Bien Phu
1954 first meteorite known to have struck a woman - Sylacauga Alabama
1954 first meteorite known to have struck a woman - Sylacauga Alabama
1954 1st meteorite known to strike a woman (Liz Hodges-Sylacauga Ala)
1954 20th Heisman Trophy Award: Alan Ameche, Wisconsin (FB)
1954 John Str˜dom succeeds Malan as premier of South Africa
1955 "Pipe Dream" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 245 performances
1955 Argentine government disbands Peronistic party
1956 1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News)
1956 Floyd Patterson KOs Archie Moore in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1957 "Happy Hunting" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances
1957 45th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 32-7
1957 Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, kills 8
1958 first guided missile destroyer launched, the "Dewey", Bath, ME
1958 first guided missile destroyer launched, the "Dewey", Bath, ME
1958 1st guided missile destroyer launched, Dewey, Bath, Me
1958 WKBW TV channel 7 in Buffalo, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
1959 Joe Foss named 1st commissioner of AFL
1960 French Senate condemns building own nuclear weapons
1960 Tad Mosels "All the Way Home," premieres in NYC
1961 Billy Williams of the Cubs is voted NL Rookie of Year
1961 USSR vetoes Kuwaits application for UN membership
1962 U Thant of Burma elected 3rd Secretary-General of UN unanimously
1963 51st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats BC Lions, 21-10
1963 Martin Walser's "šberlebensgross Herr Krott," premieres in Stuttgart
1964 USSR launches Zond 2 towards Mars
1964 USSR launches Zond 2 towards Mars
1964 USSR launches Zond 2 towards Mars; no data returned
1966 Barbados gains independence from Britain
1966 Barbados gains independence from Britain
1966 Barbados gains independence from Britain (Natl Day)
1966 Radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, Maryland
1967 South Yemen (then Aden) gains independence from Britain
1967 South Yemen (then Aden) gains independence from Britain
1967 Democratic People's republic of Yemen gains independence
1967 Julie Nixon & David Eisenhower announce their engagement
1967 Kuria Muria Islands ceded by Britain to Oman
1967 People's Democratic Republic of Yemen declares independence from UK
1967 People's Rep of South Yemen (Aden) gains independence from Britain
1967 Sen Eugene McCarthy begins run for US presidency
1968 56th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Calgary Stampeder, 24-21
1969 57th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 29-11
1969 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1970 George Harrison releases his triple album set "All Things Must Pass"
1971 TV movie "Brian's Song," airs for 1st time on ABC-TV
1972 BBC bans Wings "Hi, Hi, Hi"
1972 Illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 (Rome Italy)
1973 M T Ghani scores 104 on FC debut for Commerce Bank (Pak) age 44
1974 "Good Evening" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 438 performances
1974 "Mack & Mabel" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 66 performances
1974 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)
1974 Miss Teenage America Pageant
1974 Most complete early man skeleton found (Johanson & Gray in Ethiopia)
1975 Dahomey becomes Benin
1976 42nd Heisman Trophy Award: Tony Dorsett, Pittsburgh (RB)
1978 France performs nuclear test
1979 Ted Koppel becomes anchor of nightly news on Iranian Hostages (ABC)
1979 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1980 "Banjo Dancing" closes at Century Theater NYC after 38 performances
1980 "Perfectly Frank" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 16 performances
1980 "West Side Story" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 341 perfs
1980 Uruguay's new constitution rejected by referendum
1981 NY Yankee Dave Righetti wins AL Rookie of Year Award
1981 Porn star John Holmes arrested on fugitive charges
1981 South Africa anti apartheid advocate Bulelani Ngcuka arrested
1981 Yankees Dave Righetti wins AL Rookie of Year
1982 STS-6 vehicle moves to launch pad
1982 US sub Thomas Edison collides with US Navy destroyer in So China Sea
1982 USSR performs nuclear test
1983 6th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1983 Police free kidnapped beer magnate Alfred Heineken in Amsterdam
1983 Radio Shack announces Tandy Model 2000 computer (80186 chip)
1983 Ra£l Alfonsin wins Argentine presidential election
1983 Sam Shepards "Fool for love," premieres in NYC
1983 Denver Nugget coach Doug Moe, hoplessly behind, advise team to let Blazers break their scoring record
1986 "Flamenco Puro" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 40 perfs
1986 74th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 39-15
1986 Ivan Lendl is 1st tennis player to earn over $10 million, lifetime
1987 Afghanistan Constitution adopted
1988 Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed
1988 France performs nuclear test at Fangataufa Island
1988 NYC furrier sues Mike Tyson for $92,000 for non payment of purchase
1988 Soviets stop jamming Radio Liberty; 1st time in 38 yrs
1988 UN General Assembly (151-2) censures US for refusing PLO's Arafat visa
1990 Actor Burt Lancaster suffers a stroke
1990 Bush proposes US-Iraq meeting to avoid war
1991 1st world championship of women's soccer, US defeats Norway 2-1
1991 93 cars & 11 truck accident near SF during a dust storm, 17 die
1991 Rob Pilatus, 27, of Milli-Vanilli attempts suicide
1991 San Diego State's Marshall Faulk is 1st freshman to capture national rushing & scoring titles
1992 David Boon's 14th Test Cricket century, 111 v WI at Brisbane
1992 Intercity-train derailed at Village chief, 5 die
1993 NFL announces 30th franchise - Jacksonville Jaguars
1993 President Clinton signs Brady Gun Control Bill
1994 Beatles' 1st album in 25 years, "Live at BBC," is released in Britain
1994 Cruiser Achille Lauro destroyed by fire at Somalia, 4 die
1994 Man Mohan Adhikary sworn in as 1st communist premier of Nepal
1997 "Eugene Onegin," closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
1997 86th Davis Cup: Sweden sweeps US in Gothenburg (5-0)

That's All....

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