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Friday, December 28, 2018.



Birthdays


1484 Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen
1631 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist
1694 Ceslav Vanura, composer
1731 Christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master
1738 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer
1751 Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer
1753 Johan Wikmanson, composer
1763 John Molson, founded Montr‚al brewery (Molsons)
1783 Robert Gallenberg, composer
1787 Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Cura‡ao
1801 James Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1805 Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer
1812 Julius Reitz, composer
1822 William Booth Taliaferro, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1898
1823 Thomas Alexander Scott, Asst Secy War (Union), died in 1881
1826 Conrad Busken Huet, Dutch vicar/literary (Country of Rubens)
1827 Robert Latimer McCook, volunteers Brig General (Union), died in 1862
1828 Karl L Kahlbaum, German psychiatrist (katatonie)
1833 Charles Miller Shelley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907
1835 Archibald Geikie, British geologist
1837 Benjamin Johnson Lang, composer
1842 Calixa Lavallee, composer
1845 Homer Newton Bartlett, composer
1849 Herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto of Bismarck
1855 Juan Zorrilla de San Martin, Uruguay's diplomat/poet (Tabar‚)
1856 Woodrow Wilson
1856 Woodrow Wilson
1856 Woodrow Wilson
1856 Woodrow Wilson, 28th President (1912-1921)
1856 Woodrow Wilson
1856 Woodrow Wilson, 28th President (1912-1921)
1856 Woodrow Wilson
1856 [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson, Staunton Va, (28 pres-D-1912-21, Nobel 1919)
1859 Gerard Brucken Fock, composer
1859 John W Fortescue, military historian
1860 Alexander von Fielitz, composer
1865 F‚lix E Vallotton, Switz/French painter/writer (Chaste Suzanna)
1868 Marie van Regteren Altena, Dutch painter (Amsterdam's Joffers)
1872 Pio Baroja Y Nessa, San Sebastion Spain, writer (Caminode Parfecci¢n)
1880 Christian DFL Leipoldt, South african physician/writer/poet
1882 Arthur Eddington, England, astrophysicist/cosmologist/mathematician
1883 A Wolfenstein, writer
1884 Joseph Pholien, Belgian premier (1950-52)/communist hunter
1887 Charles Dingle
1888 Gabriel von Wayditch, composer
1889 Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau
1890 Frank Butler, Oxford England, actor/sreenwriter (Road to Bali, China)
1894 Andr‚ de Meulemeester, Belgian WW I pilot (Eagle of Flanders)
1894 Ed Healey, NFL tackle (Rock Island Independents, Chicago Bears)
1895 Auguste Lumiere, twin brothers who opened 1st commercial cinema
1895 Louis Lumiere, twin brothers who opened 1st commercial cinema
1896 Roger Huntington Sessions, Brooklyn NY, composer (Black Masks)
1902 Mortimer J Adler, NYC, author (Encyclopedia Brittanica)
1902 Shen Congwen, writer
1903 John von Neumann, mathematician/astronomer (Bocher Award 1938)
1904 Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer
1904 Sergei Yutkevich, St Petersburg Russia, director (Otello, Banya)
1905 Cliff Arquette
1905 Earl "Fatha" Hines
1905 Cliff Arquette
1905 Earl "Fatha" Hines
1905 Cliff Arquette
1905 Earl "Fatha" Hines
1905 Cliff Arquette
1905 Earl "Fatha" Hines
1905 Cliff Arquette
1905 Earl "Fatha" Hines
1905 Cliff Arquette, Toledo Oh, comedian (Charlie Weaver)
1905 Earl "Fatha" Hines, Duquesne Pa, jazz pianist (Deep Forest)
1905 Gajapatairaj Vijaya Ananda the Rajkumar of Vizianagram (Ind)
1907 Roman Palester, Polish composer: The Weichsel
1908 Lew Ayres
1908 Lew Ayres
1908 Lew Ayres
1908 Lew Ayres
1908 Lew Ayres
1908 Lew Ayres, Minn, actor (All Quiet on Western Front, Dr Kildare)
1909 Billy Williams, Waco Tx, singer (Your Show of Shows)
1909 Nikola J Vaptsarov, Bulgaria poet (Subrani Sutsjinenija)
1910 John Kerr, NZ, cricketer (opening batsman in 1930's)
1911 Sam Levenson
1911 Sam Levenson
1911 Sam Levenson
1911 Sam Levenson
1911 Sam Levenson
1911 Phani Majumdar, film maker
1911 Sam Levenson, NYC, humorist (Sam Levenson Show, Masquerade Party)
1913 Lou Jacobi, Toronto Ontario, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Melba)
1914 Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street)
1914 Lee Bowman, Cincinnati Ohio, actor (Ellery Queen, Miami Undercover)
1915 Roebuck "Pops" Staples, US gospel/singer (Staple Singers)
1916 Noel Johnson, British actor (Frenzy, Frightmare, Royal Flash)
1917 Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87)
1919 Inocenti Carreno, composer
1920 Steve Van Buren, NFL halfback (Philadelphia Eagles)
1921 Eddy Doorenbos, Dutch vocalist/pianist/guitarist
1921 Johnny Otis, R&B singer
1922 Nyron Sultan Asgarali, cricketer (West Indian opening bat 1957)
1922 Stan Lee, comics artist/creator (Spiderman, Incredible Hulk)
1923 Andrew Duggan, actor (Secret War of Harry Frigg, Winds of War)
1924 Johnny Otis
1924 Johnny Otis
1924 Johnny Otis
1924 Johnny Otis
1924 Johnny Otis
1924 Johnny Otis, [Veliotes], composer (Every Beat of My Heart)
1924 Rod Serling, Syracuse NY, writer/host (Twilight Zone, Night Gallery)
1925 Bill [William] Westwood, British bishop of Peterborough
1925 Hildegarde Neff, Ulm Germany, actress (Touch of Class, Mozambique)
1926 Donald Carr, cricketer (England player in 50's, later MCC honcho)
1927 Anne Legendre Armstrong, ambassador (to UK)
1927 Martin Milner, Detroit Mich, actor (Route 66, Adam 12, Life of Riley)
1927 Simon Raven, English playwright/critic (Alms for Oblivion)
1928 Kamillo Lendvay, composer
1929 Maarten Schmidt, Neth/US astronomer (quasars)
1929 Owen Bieber, United Auto Workers president
1929 Terry Sawchuk, NHL goaltender (Redwings, Bruins, Maple Leaf, Rangers)
1931 Georg "Org" Marais, South African economist/underminister of Finance
1931 Guy Debord, situationist
1931 John de Mol, Dutch vocalist/composer/producer
1932 Clem Schouwenaars, Flemish poet/writer
1932 Dorsey Burnette, Memphis, rocker (Tall Oak Tree, Hey Little One)
1932 Manuel Puig, Argentina, writer (Blood of Requited Love)
1932 Roy Hattersley, British journalist/Labour-parliament leader
1933 Jack Perkins, Cleve Ohio, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday, NBC Magazine)
1934 Maggie Smith
1934 Maggie Smith
1934 Maggie Smith
1934 Maggie Smith
1934 Maggie Smith
1934 David Warrilow, actor (Simon, Radio Days, Dakota Road, Barton Fink)
1934 John Akers, business executive
1934 Maggie Smith, Ilford Eng, actress (Death on Nile, Clash of Titans)
1934 Peggy Wilson, golfer
1935 Fernando Lopes, Portugal, director (Encoberto, Matar Saudades)
1936 Nichelle Nichols, Robbins Ill, actress (Uhura-Star Trek)
1938 Bruce Yarnell, LA Calif, actor (Outlaws)
1938 Charles Neville, US rock vocalist/saxophonist (Neville Brothers)
1938 Janet Hough Bryant, author/performing artist/educator
1938 Richard Sudhalter, British(?) writer/jazz musician
1940 Alvin Elliot Singleton, composer
1940 Lonnie Liston Smith, US jazz performer (Cosmic Echoes, Magic Lady)
1941 Don Francisco, Spanish variety show host (Sabado Gigante)
1941 Intikhab Alam, Pakistan cricket leg-spinner (1959-77)
1942 Paul Horowitz, NYC, physicist, META project (Sloan Award 1971-3)
1943 Bobby Comstock, rocker
1943 David Peterson, Toronto, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- )
1943 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90)
1945 Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, King of Nepal (1972- )
1945 Dwight Bement, rocker (Gary Puckett & Union Gap-Young Girl)
1945 Max Hastings, British editor-in-chief (Daily Telegraph)
1946 Edgar Winter
1946 Edgar Winter
1946 Edgar Winter
1946 Edgar Winter
1946 Edgar Winter
1946 Edgar Winter, Beaumont Tx, rocker (They Only Come Out at Night)
1946 Hubie Green, golfer (US Open-1977, PGA-1985)
1946 Jorge Velasquez, sportsman
1947 Andrew Olle, broadcaster
1947 Aurelio Rodriguez, baseball player
1947 Dick Diamonde, [Van Der Sluys], Hilversum, rock bassist (Easybeats)
1947 Robert Gilliot, father of Gerda Havertongs daughter ZulŠma
1948 Jorge Velasquez, jockey (Kentucky Derby-1981, Preakness-1981)
1950 Alex Chilton, Memphis Tenn, rock guitarist/vocalist (Box Tops)
1951 Kenneth Pope, NFLer
1952 Ray Knight, 3rd baseman (NY Mets, Balt Orioles)
1952 S Epatha Merkerson, Saginaw MI, actress (Lt Van Buren-Law and Order)
1953 Richard Clayderman, pianist (Amour, Romantic America)
1953 Robert Pittman, TV executive/developer (MTV)
1954 Denzel Washington
1954 Denzel Washington
1954 Denzel Washington
1954 Denzel Washington
1954 Denzel Washington
1954 Denzel Washington, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Dr Chandler-St Elsewhere)
1954 Rosie Vela, British singer (Zazu, Fools Paradise)
1954 Tony Rosato, Naples Italy, comedian (SCTV, SNL, Amanda's)
1956 Kenneth Grant, bass/vocalist (Midnight Star-No Parking, Operator)
1956 Michael Gibbons, rocker (Bo Donaldson & Heywoods-Billy Dont be a Hero)
1956 Nigel Kennedy, English violinist
1958 Carl Marsden, bodyguard
1958 Carlos Carson, football player
1958 Joe Diffie, Tulsa Ok, country singer/guitarist (Home)
1958 Mike McGuire, Haleyville Ala, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)
1958 Terry Butcher, British soccer player
1959 Everson Walls, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys, NY Giants)
1960 Chad McQueen, actor (Nightforce)
1960 John Fitzgerald, Australia, tennis star
1960 Marty Roe, Lebanon Ohio, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
1960 Raymond Bourque, Montreal, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, Boston)
1960 Terri Garber, Miami FL, actress (Leslie Carrington-Dynasty)
1960 Zane Smith, Madison WI, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)
1961 Heather Hafner, Santa Barbara Ca, WPVA volleyballer (National-7th-90)
1962 Keith Lee, basketball player (Memphis State)
1963 Malcolm Gets, actor (Richard Karinsky-Caroline In the City)
1963 Mel Stottlemyre Jr, pitcher (Toronto Blues Jays)
1963 Willow Bay, TV host (Good Morning America)
1964 Charles Sinek, dance skater (& Beata Handra-1997 Pac Coast Sr 3rd)
1965 Colleen Dion, actress (Brett Gardner-Another World)
1965 Martine Robine, newspaper writer/Miss Junior Miss-France (1984)
1965 Mary Waddell Gainey, Hartsville SC, Miss SC-America (1991-2nd)
1966 Joe Wolf, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
1967 Paul Lynch, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1968 Darrick Brownlow, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1968 Jennifer Palmquest, Wilmot SD, Miss SD-America (1991)
1968 Jozef Dano, Skalica CZE, hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
1968 Kurt Schulz, NFL safety (Buffalo Bills)
1969 Linus Torvalds, father of Linux kernel
1969 Linus Torvalds, father of Linux kernel
1969 Linus Torvalds, father of Linux kernel
1969 Linus Torvalds, father of Linux kernel
1969 Linus Torvalds, father of Linux kernel
1969 James Trapp, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
1970 Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, Haarlem Neth, tennis star (95, 96 Okla City)
1970 Elizabeth McIntyre, Dunbar WV, Miss America-WV (1996)
1970 James Jett, NFL wide receiver (Oakland Raiders)
1971 Melvin Nieves, San Juan Puerto Rico, outfielder (Detroit Tigers)
1971 Michael Watkins, NFL wide receiver (SD Chargers)
1971 Steve Morrison, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
1972 Adam Clawson, Salt Lake City UT, slalom single canoe (Olympic-19th-96)
1972 Adam Vinatieri, WLAF punter/kicker (Amsterdam Admirals, NE Patriots)
1972 Jean-Francois Jomphe, Havre St-pierre Ca, NHL right wing (Anaheim)
1972 Jim Kitts, WLAF running back (Frankfurt Galaxy, Miami Dolphins)
1972 Patrick Rafter, Queensland Aust, tennis star (1993 USTA/Aptos Calif)
1973 Bobby Taylor, NFL cornerback (Phila Eagles)
1973 Garth John Da Silva, Auckland NZ, heavyweight boxer (Olympics-96)
1974 Rob Niedermayer, Cassiar, NHL center (Florida Panthers)
1975 Kesley Perrin, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1975 Tannis Vallely, NYC, actress (Janice Lazorotto-Head of the Class)
1981 Elizabeth Jordan Carr, 1st American test tube baby

Events


Halcyon Days end
Halcyon Days end
418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
801 Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
1065 Westminister Abbey opens in London
1614 Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk
1669 A patent for chewing gum is granted to William Semple.
1669 A patent for chewing gum is granted to William Semple.
1732 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)
1816 American Colonization Society organizes
1821 Naples: Gioacchini Rossini moves to Bologna
1828 6.8 earthquake strikes Echigo Japan, 30,000 killed
1832 John Calhoun becomes 1st VP to resign (differences with Pres Jackson)
1836 Spain recognizes independence of Mexico
1846 Iowa becomes the 29th state
1846 Iowa becomes the 29th state
1846 Iowa becomes 29th state
1849 M Jolly-Bellin discovers dry-cleaning, he accidentally upset lamp containing turpentine & oil on his clothing & sees cleaning effect
1850 Rangoon Burma, destroyed by fire
1864 Battle of Egypt Station, MS
1869 William Finley Semple of Mount Vernon, Ohio, patents chewing gum
1877 John Stevens, applies for a patent for his flour rolling mill
1878 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Quod apostolici muneris (socialism)
1879 North British Railway's train falls as Firth bridge collapses (Scot)
1887 Sir John Layton Jarvis, 1st British race horse trainer knighted
1890 Battle of Wounded Knee, SD - Last major conflict with Indians
1890 Battle of Wounded Knee, SD - Last major conflict with Indians
1893 French lieutenant Boiteux annexes Tumbuktu
1895 World's 1st movie theater opens in Paris
1897 Edmond Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac," premieres in Paris
1902 Trans-Pacific cable links Hawaii to US.
1902 Trans-Pacific cable links Hawaii to US.
1902 1st indoor pro football game, Syracuse beats Phila 6-0 (MSG, NYC)
1902 Trans-Pacific cable links Hawaii to US
1903 Clyde Fitch's "Glad of It," premieres in NYC
1903 Electric lamp sets fire to Iroquois theater in Chicago; 602 die
1904 1st daily wireless weather forecasts published (London)
1905 Intercollegiate Athletic Assn of US founded (becomes NCAA in 1910)
1905 NSW all out for 805 vs Victoria, win by innings & 253
1906 Ecuador adopts its constitution
1908 Earthquake strikes Messina, Italy; 80,000 die
1908 Messina, Italy struck by an earthquake (nearly 80,000 died)
1910 Opera "K”nigskinder" is produced (NYC)
1912 San Francisco Municipal Railway starts operation at Geary St. (MUNI was the first municipally-owned transit system)
1912 San Francisco Municipal Railway starts operation at Geary St. (MUNI was the first municipally-owned transit system)
1912 National Council of Young Israel convenes
1912 SF Municipal Railway starts operation at Geary St (MUNI)
1915 SF City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph
1923 George Bernard Shaw's "St Joan," premieres in NYC
1925 George/Ira Gershwin's musical "Tip-Toes," premieres in NYC
1926 Arthur Mailey takes 4-362 off 64 overs (no maidens) NSW v Vic
1926 Imperial Airways begins England-India mail & passenger service
1926 Ponsford scores 352 & Ryder 295 against NSW
1926 Victoria all out for 1107 against NSW at the MCG Crowd 22,348
1927 George Kaufman & Moss Hart's "Royal Family," premieres in NYC
1928 Last recording of Ma Rainey, "Mother of the Blues," made
1928 Louis Armstrong makes 78 recording of "West End blues"
1931 Lin-Sen succeeds Chiang Kai-shek as president of Nanjing-China
1935 W P A Federal Art Project Gallery opens in NYC
1937 Fascist Octavian Goga becomes PM of Romania/begins spread of Judaism
1938 Paul Gibb scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v South Africa
1940 Arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148
1941 State of siege goes into effect in Bohemia/Moravia
1942 Oberkommando Wehrmacht orders strategist flight out of Kaukasus
1942 Robert Sullivan becomes 1st pilot to fly Atlantic 100 times
1943 All inhabitants of Kalmukkie deported, about 70,000 killed
1944 Eisenhower & Montgomery meet in Hasselt Belgium
1944 Former Wash 3rd baseman Buddy Lewis wins Distinguished Flying Cross
1944 Leonard Bernstein's musical "On the Town," premieres in NYC
1945 Congress officially recognizes "Pledge of Allegiance"
1947 Chic Cards beat Phila Eagles 28-21 in NFL championship game
1948 IDF crosses Egyptian border
1948 Middel-Java as a whole in Dutch hands
1948 US announced a study to launch an Earth satellite
1949 20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs
1950 Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea
1952 Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-7 in NFL championship game
1953 WLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 43rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Sydney (3-2)
1954 KEPR TV channel 19 in Pasco-Kennewick-Richl, WA (CBS) 1st broadcast
1955 44th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (5-0)
1956 Miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV
1957 CBS states it won't broadcast baseball where minor league games are on
1957 USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
1958 Chipmunks (Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville) hit #1
1958 What might be called greatest NFL game, Colts beat Giants 23-17
1961 Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana," premieres in NYC
1962 UN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga
1963 "Double Dublin" closes at Little Theater NYC after 4 performances
1963 "Jennie" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 82 performances
1963 Merle Haggard 1st appearance on country chart with "Sing a Sad Song"
1964 Premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitch' Stefan Rasin
1964 Principal filming of "Dr Zhivago," begins
1966 13 die in a train crash in Everett Mass
1966 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1967 KTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting
1967 Muriel Siebert is 1st women to own a seat on NY Stock Exchange
1968 100,000 attend Miami Pop Festival
1968 57th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Adelaide (4-1)
1968 Beatles' "Beatles-White Album," goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
1968 Israeli assault on Beirut Airport
1968 KVOF (KUDO, now KWBB) TV channel 38 in SF, CA (IND) 1st broadcast
1969 Neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," premieres in NYC
1969 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1969 Dallas Cowboy kicker Mike Clark, attempting an on-side kick against Cleveland, missed the ball
1970 "Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen" opens at Majestic NYC for 19 perfs
1970 Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen) adopts constitution
1971 Hasj falls from now on under(neath) the Opiumwet
1972 Kim Il-song, becomes president of North Korea
1972 Martin Bormanns skeleton found in Berlin (Hitlers deputy)
1972 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1973 Akron Ohio's Chamber of Commerce terminates itself from Soap Box Derby
1973 Alexander Solzhenitsyn publishes "Gulag Archipelag"
1973 Comet Kohoutek at perihelion
1974 6.3 earthquake strikes Pakistan: 5200 killed
1975 "Hail Mary Pass"-Cowboys beat Vikings 17-14 on last second pass
1975 1st broadcast of radio Hilversum IV (classic music)
1975 Earthquake in Pakistan, 4,000 die
1975 Gary Cosier scores 109 v West Indies at MCG on Test Cricket debut
1975 Red Army beats NY Rangers 7-3 at MSG
1976 "Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 167 perfs
1976 Genie Francis joind "General Hospital" as Laura Vining
1976 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1976 Winnie Mandela banished in South Africa
1978 30th hat trick in Islander history (Mike Bossy)
1980 Mexico terminated fishing agreements with US
1981 Cleveland Metroparks Administrative offices move from downtown to Zoo
1981 Warner-Elektra-Atlantic raises price of 45 records from $1.68 to $1.98
1983 72nd Davis Cup: Australia beats Sweden in Melbourne (3-2)
1983 Gavaskar achieves his 30th century, beating Bradman's 29
1983 US say they will leave UNESCO on Dec 31, 1984
1983 Warren Cromartie signs 3 year $2.5M contract with Yomiuri Giants
1984 Creosote bush determined to be 11,700 years old
1984 Rajiv Gandhi's Congress party wins election in India
1984 TV soap "Edge of Night" ends 28 year run
1984 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1985 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1985 Warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement
1986 Pat Davis, ranked 412th among world tennis competitors wins Davis Cup
1987 In Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 2, later bodies of 14 of his relatives are found at his home near Dover Ark
1988 John Tarrant, 1st Aust born Zen teacher, receives Dharma Transmission
1988 US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism
1988 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1989 Alexander Dubcek elected parliament chairman of Czech
1989 Earthquake at Newcastle Australia, 11 die
1990 2 die in a NYC subway accident
1990 Blockbuster Bowl 1: Florida State beats Penn State, 24-17
1991 8 are crushed to death at a RAP basketball game at City College, NYC
1991 Blockbuster Bowl 2: Alabama beats Colorado, 30-25
1991 Irene the Icon of Greek Orthodox church returns after being stolen
1991 Ninibeth Beatriz Leal Jiminez, 20, of Venez, crowned 41st Miss World
1991 Ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of Year
1993 Dow-Jones hits record 3793.49
1993 Dutch Antilles govt of Yandi Paula forms
1993 John Maclean passes Kirk Muller as all-time NJ Devils scorer (521 pts)
1994 Billy Ray Cyrus (Achy Breaky Heart) weds Leticia Finley
1994 Boon completes his 20th Test Cricket century (131 v Eng, MCG)
1994 Tammy Wynette admitted to the hospital with bile duct infection
1996 India all out for 66 at Durban after making 100 in cricket 1st inning
1997 Sting beats Hollywood Hogan for WCW Championship

That's All....

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