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Wednesday, December 5, 2018.



Birthdays


1545 Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet
1547 Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian
1661 Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)
1666 Francesco Antonio Nicola Scarlotti, composer
1687 Francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer
1697 Carlo Arrigoni, composer
1697 Giuseppe de Majo, composer
1724 Joseph Friebert, composer
1782 Martin Van Buren, 8th President (1837-1841)
1782 Martin Van Buren, 8th President (1837-1841)
1782 Martin Van Buren, Kinderhook NY, (D) 8th pres (1837-41)
1786 Henry Drummond, English banker/apostole
1824 Titian James Coffey, Atty Gen (Union), died in 1867
1826 John Benjamin Sanborn, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1904
1830 Christina Rossetti, London, poet (Winter Rain, Passing Away)
1839 George Armstrong Custer of Little Big Horn fame
1839 George Armstrong Custer of Little Big Horn fame
1839 George Armstrong Custer, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1876
1844 John Frederick Bridge, composer
1852 Thomas Linnemann Laub, composer
1861 Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24)
1863 Paul P Painlev‚, French PM (1917, 1925), mathematician [OS]
1867 Antti Aarne, Finnish sociologist (Verzeichnis is der M„rchentypen)
1870 Viteslav Augustin Rudolf Nov k, Slovak composer (Quasi una ballata)
1872 Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player
1878 Arrigo Pedrollo, composer
1880 Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Neth violinist/conductor
1884 Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor/pianist
1885 Dirk H W Filarski, Dutch painter/lithographer (Bergense School)
1886 Pieter J Old, lawyer/minister of Finance/mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52)
1888 Askell Snorrason, composer
1890 Fritz Lang, Germany, director (M, Metropolis)
1892 Cyril Ring, MA, actor (Body & Soul)
1895 Henri‰tte H Bosmans, Dutch cellist/pianist/composer
1896 (Lady Huxley) Juliette Baillot, author
1896 Willem F M Lampe, Dutch ambassador of the Dutch Antilles
1899 Sonny Boy Williamson, [Aleck Miller], blues player
1901 Werner Heisenberg, discoverer of uncertainty (Nobel 1932)
1901 Walter Elias Disney, father of Mickey Mouse.
1901 Werner Heisenberg, discoverer of uncertainty (Nobel 1932)
1901 Walter Elias Disney, father of Mickey Mouse.
1901 Grace Moore, US, soprano (One Night to Live)
1901 Hanns Jelinek, composer
1901 Walter Elias Disney, Chicago, animator (Mickey Mouse)
1901 Werner Heisenberg, German physicist/discovered uncertainty (Nobel 32)
1902 [Steve James] Strom Thurmond, (Sen-D/R-SC)
1903 Cecil Frank Powell, England, physicist, discovered pion (Nobel 1950)
1905 Otto Preminger, Austria, director/producer (Laura, Exodus)
1906 Otto Preminger
1906 Otto Preminger
1906 Otto Preminger
1906 Otto Preminger
1906 Otto Preminger
1907 Lin Piau, Chinese politician
1910 Abraham L Polonsky, US writer/director (Tell them Willie Boy is Here)
1911 Alfred Manessier, French painter (leaded windows)
1912 Maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist
1915 Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer
1915 Margaret Hayes, Balt Md, actress (Robert Montgomery Presents)
1917 Simone Gallimard, publisher
1919 Victor Collin Matthews, businessman
1921 Alvy Moore, actor (Mr Kimball-Green Acres)
1921 George Henderson, priest/politician
1921 Peter Hansen, Oakland Calif, actor (Mr Parkson-Mr Novak, Gen Hospital)
1923 Tendrjakow, writer
1925 Anastasio "Tachito" Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1967..79)
1926 George Savalas, Bronx NY, actor (Kojak)
1927 Rama IX, [Bhumibol Adulyadej], Mass, king of Thailand (1946- )
1932 Little Richard
1932 Little Richard
1932 Little Richard
1932 Little Richard
1932 Little Richard
1932 Little Richard [Wayne Penniman], Macon Ga, rocker (Tutty Fruity)
1933 Bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer/music educator
1934 Joan Didion, US novelist/journalist (Salvador)
1935 Calvin Trillin, author (New Yorker)
1938 John J Cale, Oklahoma City, rock guitarist (After Midnight)
1939 Frederik van Rossum, composer
1939 Horst Bastian, writer
1941 David Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1942 Randy Kirby, Chicago Ill, actor (Randy-Girl From UNCLE)
1944 Jeroen Krabb‚, Amsterdam Netherlands, actor (Fugitive)
1945 Jocelyn, Italian entertainer
1945 J W "Corkey" Fornof, New Orleans, stunt coordinator (Octopussy)
1946 Andy Kim, [Andrew Joachim], rocker
1946 Jos‚ Carreras, Barcelona Spain opera tenor (I Lombardi, Three Tenors)
1947 Jim Messina
1947 Jim Messina
1947 Jim Messina
1947 Jim Messina
1947 Jim Messina
1947 Jim Messina, rocker (Loggins & Messina-Your Mamma Don't Dance)
1947 Jim Plunkett, San Jose, CA, NFL quarterback (New England, Oakland)
1947 Jugderdemidjin Gurragcha, Mongolia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 39)
1949 Bruce E Melnick, NYC, Cmdr USCG/astronaut (STS 41, STS 49)
1949 Lanny [Jerry Lanston] Wadkins Richmond VA, PGA golfer (1972 Sahara)
1949 Lewis Arlt, Kingston NY, actor (Littlest Victims, Ken-Another World)
1951 Morgan Brittany
1951 Morgan Brittany
1951 Morgan Brittany
1951 Morgan Brittany
1951 Morgan Brittany
1951 Morgan Brittany, [Suzanne Cupito], LA Cal, actress (Katherine-Dallas)
1951 Thomas Warren Purtzer, Des Moines IA, PGA golfer (1977 Glen Campbell)
1952 Bobby Barth, rocker vocalist/guitarist (Axe)
1953 Jonathan Lewis, trombonist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1953 Larry Zbyszko, [Living Legend, Whistler], wrestler (WCW/AWA/NWA/WWF)
1954 Kathryn Young, LPGA golfer
1957 Art Monk, NFL wide receiver (Wash Redskins, Phila Eagles)
1957 Charlene Morett, Darby Pa, field hockey left wing (Oly-bronze-1984)
1957 Phil Collen, English heavy-metal guitarist (Def Leppard-Love Bites)
1959 Nikki Gianulias, Vallejo Calif, bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1979)
1959 Shirley Furlong, San Antonio TX, LPGA golfer (1988 Lady Keystone Open)
1960 Andrzej Chylinski, NYC, 50k walker (Olympics-26th-96)
1960 Darryl James, Kamloops BC, Canadian Tour golfer (Glenco-1992, 93)
1960 Jack Russell, rocker (Great White-Twice Shy)
1960 John Felton, Kyogle Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1960 Les Nemes, rock bassist (Haircut 100)
1962 Connie Needham Newton, Anaheim Calif, actress (Elizabeth-8 is Enough)
1963 Bob Friend, Pittsburgh PA, Nike golfer (1991 Fort Wayne Open)
1963 Carrie Hamilton, Carol Burnett's daughter/actress (Fame)
1964 Pablo Morales, Chic, butterfly swimmer (Oly-3 gold/2 silver-1984, 92)
1966 Bruce Deacon, Ottawa Ontario, marathoner (Olympics-96)
1966 Joseph Barbara, New Symrna Fla, actor (Joe Carlino-Another World)
1966 Linda Hunt, LPGA golfer
1966 Niege Dias, Brazil, tennis star
1966 Patricia Kaas, French pop singer (Mademoiselle Chant)
1967 Ann Schirman, San Diego, WPVA volleyballer (National-17th-1994)
1967 Ren‚ Shuman, [Shumans], rockabilly-bandleader/singer
1968 Lisa Marie [Sliwa], New Brunswick NJ, actress (Mars Attack)
1968 Margaret Cho, actress/comedienne (Face/Off)
1968 Rhett Hall, NFL defensive tackle (Phila Eagles)
1969 Mark Dekker, Zimbabwe cricket opening batsman (1993- )
1970 Heather Crickard, Miss Oklahoma USA (1996)
1970 Kevin Haller, Trochu, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers)
1970 Susan Sloane, Lexington KY, tennis star
1970 Thomas Smith, NFL cornerback (Buffalo Bills)
1971 Bryan Schwartz, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 Joe Fleming, CFL defensive end (BC Lions)
1971 Marrio Grier, fullback (New England Patriots)
1972 Cliff Floyd, Chicago IL, outfielder/1st base (Montreal Expos)
1972 Kevin Sally, Richmond Hill Ontario, archer (Olympics-96)
1972 Randolph Ross, Shelby NC, 110m hurdler
1972 Roderick Mullen, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1972 Stanislav Jasecko, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia 1998)
1973 Corissa Yasen, WNBA forward/guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
1973 Shalom Harlow, Toronto Canada, model (House of Style, Harper's Bazaar)
1977 Michelle Marie Jefferson, Miss Wyoming Teen USA (1996)
1989 Ross Bagley, actor (Nicky-Fresh Prince Of Bel Air)
1994 Emily Marie Estefan, daughter of Gloria & Emilio

Events


1301 Pope Boniface VIII's degree Ausculta fili (only nominee)
1349 500 Jews of Nuremberg massacre during Black Death riots
1448 Bishop Jona of Moscow chosen as metropolitan of Kiev/Intoxication
1456 Earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die
1492 Columbus discovers Hispaniola
1492 Columbus discovers Hispaniola
1492 Columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espa¤ola/Haiti)
1496 Jews are expelled from Portugal by order of King Manuel I
1590 Niccol• Sfondrati chosen Pope Gregory XIV
1602 Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence
1741 -6] Russian princess Elisabeth Petrovna grabs powers
1757 Battle at Leuthen: Prussian army beats Austrians
1766 London auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale
1776 Phi Beta Kappa, 1st American scholastic fraternity, founded.
1776 Phi Beta Kappa, 1st American scholastic fraternity, founded.
1776 1st US fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa (William & Mary College), forms
1792 George Washington re-elected US pres
1798 Govt troops occupy Hasselt
1804 Thomas Jefferson re-elected US pres/George Clinton vice-pres
1813 Lbeck surrenders to allied armies
1830 Hector Berlioz' "Symphonique fantastique," premieres in Paris
1831 Former Pres John Q Adams takes his seat as member of House of Reps
1832 Andrew Jackson re-elected president of US
1837 Hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres
1837 Uprising under William Lyon Mackenzie in Canada
1846 C F Schoenbein obtains patent for cellulose nitrate explosive
1848 Pres Polk triggers Gold Rush of '49, confirms Calif gold discovery
1854 Aaron Allen of Boston patents folding theater chair
1859 Dion Boucicault's "Octaroon," premieres in NYC
1861 Gatling gun patented
1862 Battle of Coffeeville, MS
1868 1st American bicycle college opens (NY)
1876 Daniel Stillson (Mass) patents 1st practical pipe wrench
1876 Fire at Brooklyn Theater kills 295, trampled or burned to death
1879 1st automatic telephone switching system patented
1881 47th Congress (1881-83) convenes
1887 Stanley's expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert Congo
1890 Berlioz' opera "Les Troyens," premieres in Karlsruhe
1892 Anti-semite Hermann Ahlwardt elected to Germany's Reichstag
1893 1st electric car (built in Toronto) could go 15 miles between charges
1894 Georges Feydeaus' "L'h“tel du libre ‚change," premieres in Paris
1896 Henrik Ibsen's "Kejsor og Galileer," premieres in Leipzig
1905 Henry Campbell-Bannermam (Lib) becomes PM of England
1906 British govt-Balfour resigns
1908 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh)
1914 6th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats U of Toronto, 14-2
1918 Oil refinery on Cura‡ao opens
1920 Pro football playoff game Akron & Buffalo 0-0 tie, title undecided
1924 Hamilton Tiger Red Green scores 5 goals to beat Tor Maple Leafs 10-5
1925 13th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats Win Tammany Tigers, 24-1
1925 German govt of Luther falls
1926 Sergei Eisenstein's "Battleship Potemkin," debuts
1928 England defeats Australia by record 675 runs at Brisbane
1928 MW Miklas elected president of Austria
1929 1st US nudist organization (American League for Physical Culture, NYC)
1931 CFL Grey Cup: Mtl AAA beats Regina, 22-0 at Montreal
1932 German physicist Albert Einstein granted a visa
1933 21st Am ratified, 18th Amendment (Prohibition) repealed (5:32 PM EST)
1935 1st coml hydroponics operation established (Montebello Calif)
1935 National Council of Negro Women forms by Mary McLeod Bethune (NYC)
1936 24th CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia Imperials defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-20
1936 Armenian SSR, Azerbaijan SSR, Georgian SSR, Kazakh SSR & Kirghiz SSR becomes constituent republics of Soviet Union
1941 Football Writers Association of America organized
1941 Patrick Hamilton's "Angel Street," premieres in NYC
1941 Russian anti offensive in Moscow drives out nazi army
1941 Sister Elizabeth Kenny new treatment for infantile paralysis approved
1941 US aircraft carrier Lexington/5 heavy cruisers leave Pearl Harbor
1942 CFL Grey Cup: Tor beats Win RCAF, 8 -5 at Toronto
1942 Seyss-Inquart orders students in nazi-Germany to go work
1942 West Indies chocolate/coffee drop above Netherland
1943 NFL Phila Eagle-Pitts Steeler merger disolves
1944 German troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht
1945 "Lost Squadron" crashes east of Florida (Bermuda Triangle)
1945 Special Council of Annulment affirms death sentence of Max Blokzijl
1946 Pres Truman creates Committee on Civil Rights by Exec Order #9808
1947 Joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1948 NY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions
1949 Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title
1950 Ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1950 Sikkim becomes a protectorate of India
1951 "Dragnet" premieres
1952 -8] worst smog in London ever, 4-8,000 die
1954 KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting
1955 AFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president
1955 Historic bus boycott begins in Montgomery Alabama by Rosa Parks
1956 Thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC
1957 William Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs," premieres in NYC
1957 NYC is 1st city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in housing market (Fair Housing Practices Law)
1958 Phils drop plans for NY sportcast as Yanks threat to do same in Phila
1958 WTOL TV channel 11 in Toledo, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
1959 Intikhab Alam bowls Colin McDonald with 1st ball in Tests
1960 Ghana drops diplomatic relations with Belgium
1966 "I Do! I Do!" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 561 performances
1967 Beatles clothing store "Apple" on 94 Baker Street, London, opens
1967 Benjamin Spock & Allen Ginsberg arrested protesting Vietnam war
1968 Rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP
1969 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 LA Rams Willie Ellison sets NFL record of 247 yards rushing
1970 Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe Trophy & Bill Masterson trophy stolen from NHL hall of fame
1971 KCBJ (now KMIZ) TV channel 17 in Columbia, MO (ABC) 1st broadcast
1972 38th Heisman Trophy Award: Johnny Rodgers, Nebraska (FL)
1972 Australia Labour party wins parliamentary election
1972 Joseph A Walkers "River Niger," premieres in NYC
1973 Cubs' Ron Santo became 1st baseball player to veto his trade
1973 Dodgers trade Willie Davis to Expos for relief pitcher Mike Marshall
1973 Paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" album
1974 "Monty Python's Flying Circus" last shown on BBC
1974 1st Wash Cap penalty shot, Tom Williams unsuccessful vs Buff Sabres
1974 1st World Football League Bowl, Birmingham Americans beat Florida
1974 Airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran)
1974 Monty Python's final episode airs on BBC
1974 NFL's Seattle Seahawks forms
1974 Oliver Tilden Triangle in the Bronx named
1974 Tom Williams is unsuccessful on Wash Capitals 1st NHL penalty shot
1975 "Me & Bessie" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 453 performances
1975 NASA launches space vehicle S-196, it failed
1976 Buffalo Bill OJ Simpson rushes 203 yards
1977 Egypt breaks dipl relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq & S Yemen
1978 Pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus
1978 Pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus
1978 EG decides establishes EMS, European Monetary System
1978 Free agent Pete Rose signs 4-year, $32 million contract with Phillies
1978 Phillies Pete Rose becomes highest paid baseball player
1978 Pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus
1978 Sam Shepard's "Buried Child," premieres in NYC
1978 Islanders took 28 shots in 1 period vs Penguins Penguins' Ross Lonsberry failed on 7th penalty shot against Islanders
1979 Ireland premier Jack Lynch resigns
1980 Bank of Canada's Canadian Currency Museum opens
1981 47th Heisman Trophy Award: Marcus Allen, Southern Cal (RB)
1981 56th Australian Women Tennis: Navratilova beats Chris Evert (67 64 75)
1981 France performs nuclear test
1982 Cleve Browns' Brian Sipe sets club record with 33 pass completions
1982 Herschel Walker of Georgia wins Heisman Trophy
1982 Ingrid Berghmans (Neth) retains judo's world championship
1982 Mel Gray ends NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions
1982 Seattle Univ Baptist Ch declares sanctuary for Cen Am refugees
1982 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1983 12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut
1983 LA Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use
1984 A's trade Rickey Henderson to Yankees for Jay Howell & Jose Rijo
1984 French colonies killed 10 Kanaken in New Caledonia
1984 Yankees trade catcher Rick Cerone to Braves for pitcher Brian Fisher
1985 Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above 1,500 level for 1st time
1985 Great Britain performs nuclear test
1985 Sam Shepard's "Lie of the Mind," premieres in NYC
1987 53rd Heisman Trophy Award: Tim Brown, Notre Dame (WR)
1987 David Boon's 5th Test Cricket century, 143 v NZ at Brisbane
1987 Sch”nbrunn skates world record 3 km ladies (4:16.76)
1988 NC fed grand jury indict PTL founder Jim Bakker on fraud & conspiracy
1988 Shuttle Atlantis launches world's 1st nuclear-war-fighting satellite
1989 France TGV train reaches world record speed of 482.4 kph
1990 Blue Jays trade F McGriff & T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar & J Carter
1990 Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty
1990 Salman Rushdie, author, ordered to death by Iran for blasphemy, appears in public for 1st time in 2 years
1991 "Catskills on Broadway" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 452 perfs
1991 Charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings & Loan fraud), found guilty
1991 NY Daily News files for protection under chapter 11
1993 "Timon of Athens" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances
1993 82nd Davis Cup: Germany beats Australia in Dusseldorf (4-1)
1993 Astronauts begin repair of Hubble telescope in space
1993 Melissa Mcnamara/Mike Sopringer wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1993 Newhart actor William Sanderson (47) weds Sharon Wix (39)
1993 Rafael Caldera elected president of Venezuela
1996 "Dreams & Nightmares," opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
1996 Players union approves new collective bargaining agreement
1996 Portland's Jermaine O'Neal, 18, becomes youngest NBA player
1997 1st Game at Wash Capitals' MCI Center vs Fla Panthers
1997 STS 87 (Columbia 24) lands

That's All....

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