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Thursday, February 1, 2018.



Birthdays


1552 Edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law)
1603 Michael Trumper, composer
1605 Isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic
1633 Gabriel Schutz, composer
1659 Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
1669 Miguel Lopez, composer
1690 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer
1710 Konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz)
1757 John P Kemble, England, actor/director (Drury Lane, Covent Garden)
1763 Thomas Campbell, founder (Church of Disciples in America)
1789 Hippolyte-Andr‚-Baptiste Chelard, composer
1791 Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder
1801 Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer
1801 Thomas Cole, US, romantic landscape painter (Hudson River School)
1805 Auguste Blanqui, France, revolutionary (workers' leader)
1807 Henri Klimrath, French lawyer (M‚moire sur lesson Olim)
1807 William Bowen Campbell, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1810 Charles Lenox Remond, Salem Mass, famous black
1819 Henry Lawrence Eustis, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885
1821 Charles Samvei Bovy-Lysberg, composer
1827 Alphonse de Rothschild, French banker
1829 John Potts Slough, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1833 Henry McNeal Turner, black methodist bishop
1839 James A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Hearts of Oak)
1841 William H H Davenport, Buffalo, stage medium
1844 Eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiospermen)
1844 Granville Stanley Hall, US, psychologist
1848 Adh‚mar Esmein, French lawyer
1859 Victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland)
1869 Johannes F "Frits" Bakker Sr, actor (Holland Tooneelgezelschap)
1872 Paul Fort, French poet/founder of Vers et Prose
1873 Clara Butt, Southwick Sussex, contralto (Country of Hope & Glory)
1874 Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Austria, poet/dramatist/essayist
1875 Eddie Pola, composer (Lullabye of Broadway)
1877 Thomas Frederick Dunhill, composer
1878 Hattie Wyatt Caraway, politician/teacher/1st woman elected to senate
1879 Sydney Baynes, composer
1880 Antonio Guarnieri, composer
1880 Francesco Balilla Pratella, composer
1881 Jose Ignacio Quinton, composer
1882 Louis St Laurent, Compton Quebec, (L) 12th Canadian PM (1948-57)
1883 Jevgeni B Vachtangov, Armenian/Russian actor/director (Eric XIV)
1884 Yevgeny Zamyatin, Russia, novelist/playwright (We)
1885 Camille Chautemps, premier France
1887 Dirk Roosenburg, Dutch architect
1889 Gertrude Caton-Thompson, British archaeologist (Zimbabwe, So Arabia)
1891 James Price Johnson, composer
1892 K Rudolf Mengelberg, composer/musicologist (Amsterdam Concert Hall)
1895 John Ford
1895 John Ford
1895 John Ford
1895 John Ford
1895 John Ford
1895 John Ford, Maine, director (Stagecoach, Air Mail, Quiet Man)
1896 Anastasio "Tacho" Somoza, general/pres of Nicaragua (1937-56)
1897 Denise Robins, London, romantic novelist (1st Long Kiss)
1900 Stephen Potter, humorist/writer (School for Scoundrels, Shipbuilders)
1901 Clark Gable, didn't give a damn about Scarlet O'Hara.
1901 Clark Gable, didn't give a damn about Scarlet O'Hara.
1901 Clark Gable, Cadiz OH, actor (Gone With the Wind)
1902 Langston Hughes
1902 Langston Hughes
1902 Langston Hughes
1902 Langston Hughes
1902 Langston Hughes
1902 Carlo Borbolla, composer
1902 Langston Hughes, poet/translator (Weary Blues)
1903 Georg Rendl, Austria miner/beekeeper/writer (The Bees Novel)
1904 S J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days)
1905 Emilio Segre
1905 Ernst Carl Gerlach Stueckelberg
1906 Hildegarde, Adell Wisc, night club vocalist (I'll Be Seeing You)
1906 Pierre Cardevielle, French composer/conductor (Amants Captifs)
1907 Alan Strode Campbell Ross, professor (coined the terms U & non-U)
1907 Camargo Guarnieri, Brazil, composer/conductor
1907 Gnter Eich, German literary (Underground Highway, Girls of Viterbo)
1907 John Canaday, art critic (Metropolitan Museum of Art Portfolios)
1907 Mozart Camargo Guarnieri, composer
1907 S ndor Veress, Hungarian pianist/composer
1908 Albie Booth, collegiate Hall of Fame football star (Yale)
1908 Edward Staempfli, composer
1908 George Pal, Hungarian/US director (When Worlds Collide, Puppetoons)
1909 Douglas Hall, Governor (Somaliland Protectorate)
1909 Helen Chandler, Charleston SC, actress (Christopher Strong, Dracula)
1910 H Stanley Cayzer
1910 Jahangir Khan, cricketer (father of Majid, Indian player 1932-36)
1910 Michael Kanin, Rochester NY, director/writer/actor (Woman of the Year)
1913 Jeffrey Kindersley Quill, Test pilot
1914 Hans Zlig, Swiss dancer
1915 Stanley Matthews, 1st British soccer player to be knighted
1916 Gordon Hobday, Lord Lieutenant (Nottinghamshire)
1918 Maurice Laing, life president (John Laing)
1918 Muriel Spark, Edinburgh Scotland, novelist (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie)
1920 Kenneth Bond, former vice-chairman
1920 Pierre Jonqu‚res d'Oriola, France, equest jumper (Oly-gold-1952, 64)
1921 Peter Sallis, actor (Tast the Blood of Dracula)
1922 Bogumil Witalis Andrzejewski, professor of Cushtic Languages
1922 Clifford McWatt, cricketer (WI wicket-keeper in 6 Tests 1954-55)
1926 Douglas Johnson, historian
1926 Peter Crill, Bailiff of Jersey
1926 Stuart Whitman, SF Calif, actor (Capt Apache, Ransom, Cimarron Strip)
1927 Galway Kinnell, Providence RI, author (Body Rags, Book of Nightmares)
1928 Eric Evans, Dean (St Paul's)
1928 Peter Gordon Dorrell, archaeologist/photographer
1928 Sam Edwards, physicist
1928 Thoams Eric Evans, dean (St Paul's)
1928 Tom Lantos, (Rep-D-CA, 1981- )
1928 Ursula Mamlok, composer
1930 Peter Tapsell, British MP
1931 Boris Yeltsin
1931 Boris Yeltsin
1931 Boris Yeltsin
1931 Boris Yeltsin
1931 Boris Yeltsin
1931 Barrel, [ABM] Frinking, teacher/Dutch MP (CVP)
1931 Boris Yeltsin, Ural Mts USSR, president of Russian SSR
1931 Madeline Berthod, Switzerland, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1956)
1931 Mark Richmond, CEO (Science & Engineering Research Council)
1931 Ton [ABM] Frinking, Dutch MP (CDA)
1932 John Hart, Denver Colo, newsman (CBS News Retrospective, NBC News)
1932 John Nott, British MP
1933 Reynolds Price, US writer (Strengthened by a Pale Green Light)
1934 Bob Shane, vocalist (Kingston Trio-Scarlet Ribbons)
1935 Ruth Clarke, Moderator (General Assembly of the United Reform Church)
1935 Vladimir Viktorovich Aksyonov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 22, T-2)
1936 G H Blake, Principal (Collingwood College, Durham U)
1937 Don Everly
1937 Garrett Morris
1937 Don Everly
1937 Garrett Morris
1937 Don Everly
1937 Garrett Morris
1937 Don Everly
1937 Garrett Morris
1937 Don Everly
1937 Garrett Morris
1937 Don Everly, Brownie Ky, vocalist (Everly Bros-Wake Up Little Susie)
1937 Dr Hook, [Ray Sawyer], Ala, vocalist (Dr Hook-When You're in Love)
1937 Garrett Morris, New Orleans La, actor (SNL, Martin, Carwash)
1938 Sherman Hemsley
1938 Sherman Hemsley
1938 Sherman Hemsley
1938 Sherman Hemsley
1938 Sherman Hemsley
1938 Jacky Cupit, golfer (Rookie of Year 1961)
1938 Jimmy Carl Black, rocker (Mothers Of Invention)
1938 Sherman Hemsley, Phila, actor (All in the Family, Jeffersons, Amen)
1939 Del McCoury, bluegrass singer/musician
1939 Paul E Gillmor, (Rep-R-Ohio)
1939 Ray Sawyer, rocker
1940 Bibi Besch, Vienna Austria, actress (Star Trek 2, Beast Within)
1940 Herve Filion, sulky driver (1969 Canadian Sports Hall of Fame)
1941 Anatoliy Firssov, USSR, ice hockey play (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)
1941 Franco Nones, Italy, 30K cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1968)
1941 Robert Walmsley, British Vice-Admiral
1942 Dave Sincock, cricketer (chinaman bowler played for Aust 1964-66)
1942 Terry Jones, Colwyn Bay North Wales, comedian (Monty Python)
1943 Josceline Dimbleby, cookery writer
1943 Lord Mountevans
1943 Tina Sloan, NY, actress (Lillian-Guiding Light, Search for Tomorrow)
1944 Leo Burmester, Louisville Ky, actor (Flo, Chiefs, Abbys, Odd Jobs)
1944 Tommy Duffy, rocker (Echos)
1945 Ole Buck, composer
1946 Bart Braverman, LA Calif, actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple)
1947 Adam Ingram, British MP
1947 Terry Hibbitt, soccer star
1948 Debbie Austin, LPGA golfer
1948 Jennifer Adams, superintendent (Central Royal Parks)
1949 Jimmy Lee Thorpe, Roxboro NC, PGA golfer (1985 Greater Milwaukee Open)
1951 Andrew Smith, British MP
1952 Rick James, [James Johnson], rock/soul/funk vocalist (Super Freak)
1953 Andy Mill, skier/husband of Chris Everet
1953 C A Barnett, headmaster (Whitgift School)
1954 Billy Mumy, Calif, actor (Will Robinson-Lost in Space, Dear Brigitte)
1954 Mike Campbell, guitarist (Tom Petty & Heartbreakers-Breakdown)
1955 Kate Ashbrook, general secretary (Open Spaces Society)
1955 Virginia Elliot, three-day eventer
1957 Donna Adamek, Duarte Calif, bowler (BWAA Woman of Year 1978-81)
1958 Maureen Madill, Coleraine No Ireland, golfer (Brit Open Amateur 1979)
1959 Anthony LaPlagia, actor (Criminal Justice, Betsy's Wedding)
1959 Carolyn Hill, Santa Monica CA, LPGA golfer (1994 McCall's Classic)
1959 Mike Horan, NFL punter (NY Giants)
1959 Wade Wilson, NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
1961 Daniel M Tani, Ridley Park MD, astronaut
1961 Gabrielle Carteris, actress (Beverly Hills 90210)
1961 Gina Hull, Jacksonville FL, LPGA golfer (1989 USX Golf Classic-8th)
1963 Jani Lane, heavy metal drummer (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
1964 Dwayne Rudolph Goettel, musician
1964 Kaitlin Hopkins, NYC, actress (Kelsey-Another World)
1964 Sharon Bruneau, Toronto Ontario, actress (Sensuous Muscle)
1965 Sherilyn Fenn
1965 Sherilyn Fenn
1965 Sherilyn Fenn
1965 Sherilyn Fenn
1965 Sherilyn Fenn
1965 Brandon Lee, Emerson Colo, actor (Showdown in Little Tokyo)
1965 David Callaghan, cricketer (S African all-rounder in one-dayers 1992)
1965 Sherilyn Fenn, Detroit Mich, actress (2 Moon Junction, Twin Peaks)
1965 Stephanie Marie Elisabeth de Grimaldi, Monte Carlo Monaco, Princess
1966 Donna Edmondson, Greensboro NC, playmate of year (Nov, 1986)
1966 Eddie Zambrano, Venezuelan/US baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs)
1966 Michelle Akers, Santa Clara Calif, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
1967 Laura E Dern, LA Calif, actress (Blue Velvet, Mask, Smooth Talk)
1967 Tim Naehring, Cincinnati OH, infielder (Boston Red Sox)
1968 Lisa Marie Presley
1968 Lisa Marie Presley
1968 Lisa Marie Presley
1968 Lisa Marie Presley
1968 Lisa Marie Presley
1968 George Quigley Jr, Cin Ohio, skeet (Olympics-1996)
1968 Javier Sanchez, Spain, tennis star
1968 Kent Mercker, Dublin OH, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, Balt Orioles)
1968 Lisa Marie Presley Keough Jackson, Memphis Tenn, daughter of Elvis
1968 Mark Recchi, Kamloops, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens)
1968 Pauly Shore, Hollywood, comedian (Totally Pauly, Encino Man)
1968 Sean Millington, CFL fullback (BC Lions)
1969 Bryan Jacob, Palatka Fla, 59 kg (130 lbs) weightlifter (Oly-1992, 96)
1969 John Moore, Australian baseball catcher (Olympics-1996)
1970 Eric Mobley, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1970 Malik Sealy, NBA guard/forward (Detroit Pistons, LA Clippers)
1971 Ajay Jadeja, cricketer (Indian opening batsman)
1971 Derek Byrd, NFL cornerback (NO Saints)
1971 Robert O'Neal, WLAF safety (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 Tommy Salo, Surahammar SWE, NHL goalie (Team Sweden, NY Islanders)
1972 Brian Krause, actor (December, Sleepwalkers, Return to Blue Lagoon)
1972 Geoff Sanderson, Hay River, NHL left wing (Hartford Whalers)
1972 Richard Becker, Aurora IL, outfielder (Minn Twins)
1972 [Thomas] Carlton Bruner, US, 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympics-96)
1973 Andrew DeClercq, NBA forward (Golden State Warriors, Boston Celtics)
1973 Elena Makarova, Moscow Russia, tennis star (1993 Futures-Val)
1973 Michael Joyce, Santa Monica CA, tennis star (1989 USTA Natl Boys' 18)
1973 Tlia Reima, ice hockey center (Finland, Oly-98)
1974 Jennifer Lien, actress (Hannah Moore-Another World)
1974 Lisa Marie Scott, Pensacola FL, playmate (Feb, 1994)
1974 Walter McCarty, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
1975 Martijn Reuser, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
1980 Courtney Hamilton, Miss Arizona Teen USA (1996)

Events


772 Adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1539 Emperor Karel & King Fran‡ois I sign anti-English treaty
1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence
1662 Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates
1669 French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
1709 Alexander Selkirk (aka Robinson Crusoe) rescued from Juan Fernand
1709 Alexander Selkirk (aka Robinson Crusoe) rescued from Juan Fernand
1709 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez
1717 Henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France
1720 Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty
1732 Parliament of Ratisborn accept Pragmatic Sanctions
1742 Sardinia & Austria sign alliance
1783 William Herschel announces star Lambda Herculis as apex
1788 1st US steamboat patent issued, by Georgia to Briggs & Longstreet
1789 Chinese troops driven out of Vietnam capital Thang Long
1790 US Supreme Court convened for first time (NYC)
1790 US Supreme Court convened for first time (NYC)
1790 Supreme Court convenes for 1st time (NYC)
1793 France declares war on England & Netherlands
1793 Patent granted Ralph Hodgson, NY, for oiled silk & linen
1809 Dutch King Louis Napoleon accepts metric system
1810 1st insurance co managed by blacks (American Insurance Co of Phila)
1810 Seville, Spain surrenders to French
1810 US Population: 7,239,881, Black population: 1,377,808 (19%)
1814 Lord Byron's "Corsair" sells 10,000 copies on day of publication
1814 Volcano Mayon on Luzon Philippines erupts killing 1,200
1840 Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated
1846 Th‚ophile Gautier publishes "Hashish Club" about his initiation
1860 1st rabbi to open House of Representatives, Morris Raphall of NYC
1861 Dike breaks in Gelderland Netherlands
1861 Texas becomes 7th state to secede
1862 Julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of Republic"
1864 -Feb 8th] Battle of Yazoo River, MS
1864 2nd German-Danish war begins
1864 Austrian/Prussian troops occupy Sleeswijk/Holstein
1865 13th amendment approved (National Freedom Day)
1865 13th amendment approved (National Freedom Day)
1865 13th amendment approved (National Freedom Day)
1865 General Sherman's march through South Carolina begins
1865 JS Rock, 1st black lawyer to practice in Supreme Ct, admitted to bar
1867 Bricklayers start working 8-hour days.
1867 Bricklayers start working 8-hour days.
1867 Bricklayers start working 8-hour days
1871 Jefferson Long of Georgia is 1st black to make an official speech in House of Reps (opposing leniency to former Confederates)
1881 US Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri authorized
1883 French lt-col Gustave Borgnis-Desbordes reaches Bamako on the Niger
1884 1st volume of the Oxford English Dictionary, A-Ant, published
1887 Harvey Wilcox of Ks subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern Calif & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood)
1892 Mrs William Astor invites 400 guests to a grand ball at her mansion thus beginning use of "400" to describe socially elite
1893 Puccini's Opera "Manon Lescaut," premieres in Turin
1893 Thomas Edison complete's worlds 1st movie studio (West Orange NJ)
1896 Giacomo Puccini's Opera "La Boheme," premieres in Turin
1898 1st auto insurance policy in US issued, by Travelers Insurance Co
1902 China's empress Tzu-hsi forbids binding woman's feet
1902 Hermann Sudermanns "Es lebe das Leben," premieres in Berlin
1905 Hague soccer team ADO froms
1905 Hungarian premier Tisza resigns
1906 1st federal penitentiary building completed, Leavenworth, Kansas
1906 English min of Frgn affairs Edward Grey's wife Dorothy fatally injured
1909 US Assay Office in Salt Lake City, Utah opens
1910 1st British labour exchange opens
1910 Dragoumis govt forms in Greece
1914 NY Giants & Chic White Sox play an exhibition baseball game in Egypt
1914 Pennsylvania State Board of [motion picture] censors appointed
1914 Tanganyika Railway opens
1917 Admiral Tirpitz announces unlimited submarine war
1918 Franz Leh rs opera "Wo die Lerche singt," premieres in Budapest
1918 Kern, Bolton & Wodehouse's musical premieres in NYC
1918 Russia adopts Gregorian calender (becomes Feb 14)
1919 Dodgers trade Jake Daubert to Reds for Tommy Griffith Daubert
1920 The first armored car is introduced.
1920 The first armored car is introduced.
1920 1st commercial armored car introduced (St Paul Minn)
1920 Soccer team Quick Boys forms
1920 Royal Canadian Mounted Police forms as Royal Northwest Mounted Police merge with Dominion Police
1923 Allied ultimatum on Lithuanian occupation of Memel
1923 Fascists Voluntary Militia forms in Italy under Mussolini
1923 No‰l Coward's "Young Idea," premieres in London
1924 Amsterdam's Netherlands Press Museum opens
1924 New British MacDonald govt recognizes USSR
1924 Soccer team VSV Tonido forms in Voorburg
1924 Soviet Union formally recognized by Britain
1925 1st national conference of KPD's Rotfrontk„mpferbund in Berlin
1926 Kirghiz Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Kirghiz ASSR
1926 Land at Broadway & Wall Street sold at a record $7 per sq inch
1929 1st clean & jerk of 400 lbs (182 kg), Charles Rigoulet, 402« lbs
1930 Arnold Sch”nbergs opera premieres in Frankfurt
1932 Bradman makes 299* vs S Africa, runs out partner going for 300th
1933 Colonial govt arrests Anton de Kom in Paramaribo Suriname
1933 Dutch bishops forbid membership in non-catholic unions
1933 German Parliament disolves, Gen Ludendorf predicts catastrophe
1934 Austrian Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves all political parties but his
1935 1st "March of Time" newsreel premieres at the Capitol
1935 James T Farrell finishes his "Studs Lonigan" trilogy
1937 Stapleton, Staten Island becomes a customs-free port
1940 Russia begins new offensive against Finland
1941 US female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn
1941 US male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner
1942 2nd Norwegian government of Quisling forms
1943 German occupiers make Vidkun Quisling Norwegian premier
1943 Mussert forms pro Nazi shadow cabinet (Neth)
1944 Supreme Soviet enlarges soviet republics' autonomy
1944 US 7th Infantry/25th Marine Division lands on Kwajalein/Roi/Namur
1945 US Army arrives at Siegfriedlinie
1946 Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president
1946 Trygve Lie, a Norwegian socialist, becomes 1st Sec-Gen of UN
1947 Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian govt of christian-dems & communists
1947 Dmitri Shostakovitch named professor at conservatory of Leningrad
1947 NV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established
1948 Federation Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates
1948 Palestine Post building in Jerusalem bombed
1949 200" (5.08-m) Hale telescope 1st used [See June 3, 1948]
1949 RCA releases 1st single record ever (45 rpm)
1950 USSR demands condemnation of Emperor Hirohito for war crimes
1950 Urko Kekkonen elected president of Finland
1951 -50øF (-46øC), Gavilan, New Mexico (state record)
1951 1st X-ray moving picture process demonstrated
1951 1st telecast of atomic explosion
1951 Alfred Krupp & 28 other German war criminals freed
1951 UN condemns People's Republic of China as aggressor in Korea
1951 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1952 General strike against French colonial management in Tunisia
1952 SN Behrman's "Jane," premieres in NYC
1953 "General Electric Theater" premieres on CBS TV; Reagan later hosts
1953 "You Are There" with Walter Cronkite premieres on CBS television
1953 Dr A de Waal appointed as Neth 1st female asst sect of state
1953 Flooding in Netherlands, kills 1,835
1953 WEEK TV channel 25 in Peoria, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 1st TV soap opera "Secret Storm" premieres
1954 Scapino Ballet Studio in Amsterdam destroyed by fire
1954 Soccer team The County froms in Doetinchem
1955 HC Hansen appointed premier of Denmark
1956 Hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking
1956 WSAV TV channel 3 in Savannah, GA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1957 1st black pilot (PH Young) on a US scheduled passenger airline
1957 Gijsbert of Hall appointed mayor of Amsterdam
1958 Egypt & Syria join to form United Arab Republic
1958 Egypt & Syria join to form United Arab Republic
1958 1st US satellite (Explorer I) launched
1958 Egypt & Syria announce plans to merge into United Arab Republic
1958 WFTV TV channel 9 in Orlando, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting
1959 Swiss males vote against voting rights for women
1959 Texas Instruments requests patent of IC (Integrated Circuit)
1959 US female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
1959 US male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
1959 WVUE TV channel 8 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1959 Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Havana Golf Tournament
1959 Zack Wheat unanimously elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1960 34th Australian Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith beats J Lehane (75 62)
1960 4 students stage 1st civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro NC Woolworth
1960 48th Australian Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats N Fraser (57 36 63 86 86)
1960 Extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender
1961 1st full-scale test of US Minuteman ICBM is successful
1961 British minister Enoch Powell makes medical insurance more expensive
1961 Mackay & Kline hang on for 100 mins for cricket draw vs West Indies
1962 "New Faces of '62" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 28 performances
1962 NL releases its 1st 162-game schedule
1963 Nyasaland (now Malawi) becomes self-governing under Hastings Banda
1964 "Stop the World, I Want to..." closes at Shubert NYC after 556 perf
1964 Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand," 1st #1 hit, stays #1 for 7 weeks
1964 Indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tries to ban "Louie Louie" for obscenity
1964 Suriname River dammed
1965 Dutch Queen Juliana opens Brienenoord Bridge in Rotterdam
1965 Martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma Ala
1965 Peter Jennings, 26, becomes anchor of ABC's nightly news
1965 NL adopts emergency team replacement plan to restock any club struck by disaster
1967 Severe brush fires in Tasmania destroy $11 million & 60 lives
1967 WCLP TV channel 18 in Chatsworth, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 Former VP Richard Nixon announces candidacy for president
1968 Vince Lombardi resigns as coach of Green Bay Packers
1968 World trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi
1968 Famous photo: Saigon police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a Viet Cong officer with a pistol shot to head
1969 Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself in concert
1969 US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
1969 US male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood
1969 WPGH TV channel 53 in Pittsburgh, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
1970 Ford Frick, Earle Combs & Jesse Haines elected to Hall of Fame
1970 Stalled commuter train rammed by express in Argentina, 139 die
1970 WMAA TV channel 29 in Jackson, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 West-Germany & USSR sign gas contract
1972 First scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced
1972 First scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced
1972 1st scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced ($395)
1972 Wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK
1973 Monte Irvin elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1974 "Good Times" (spinoff from "Maude") premieres on CBS TV
1975 "Hoppy, Gene & Me" by Roy Rogers peaks at #65
1975 "Men on the Moon" closes at Little Theater NYC after 5 performances
1975 1st successful Wash Cap penalty shot, Ken Lockett vs Vancouver Canucks
1975 Lorne Henning scores on 3rd Islander penalty shot
1975 Otis Francis Tabler is 1st open homosexual to get security clearance to work for the Defense Department
1976 "Rich Man, Poor Man" mini-series premieres on ABC TV
1976 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
1976 Sonny & Cher resume TV show, despite real-life divorce
1976 East Lansing police arrest Dodgers reliever Mike Marshall for taking batting practice at Mich State U after he is warned not to
1977 Heavy blizzard in New England claims 100 lives
1977 Hillsdale High School defeats Person High School 2-0 in basketball
1978 Harriet Tubman is 1st black woman honored on a US postage stamp
1978 Director Roman Polanski skips bail & fled to France after pleading guilty to charges of engaging in sex with a 13-year-old girl
1979 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 yrs in exile
1979 Patricia Hearst is released from a SF prison for bank robbery
1979 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1980 Sears Radio Theater moves from CBS to Mutual Broadcasting System
1980 Soap opera "Love of Life" ends a 28 year run
1981 11th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 21-7
1981 31st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 123-120 at Cleveland
1981 Duke Ellington-musical "Sophisticated Ladies," premieres in NYC
1981 Dutch Antilles census is 231,932
1981 French govt accord sends 60 Mirage fighter jets to Iraq
1981 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 21-7
1981 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek
1981 Trevor Chappell bowls underarm to Brian McKechnie, WSC Final MCG
1982 Intel introduces 80286 processor with protected memory.
1982 Intel introduces 80286 processor with protected memory.
1982 Intel introduces 80286 processor with protected memory.
1982 Intel introduces 80286 processor with protected memory.
1982 Intel introduces 80286 processor with protected memory.
1982 "Late Night With David Letterman," debuts on NBC-TV
1982 Senegal & Gambia form loose confederation (Senegambia)
1983 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1984 China & Netherlands regain diplomatic relations
1984 Daniel Stern becomes NBA commissioner
1984 Ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, kidnapped in England (killed 0203)
1985 -61øF (-52øC), Maybell, Colorado (state record)
1985 -69øF (-56øC), Peter's Sink, Utah (state record)
1985 Azharuddin scores 3rd Test century in 3rd Test Cricket (122 v Eng)
1985 Cards trade D Green, Jose Uribe, Dave LaPoint to Giants for Jack Clark
1985 US female Figure Skating championship won by Tiffany Chin
1986 KHJ-AM in Los Angeles CA changes call letters to KRTH
1986 Singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switz
1987 163 day strike against Deere & Co ends, workers accept wage freeze
1987 38,873 NBA crowd watch Chicago at Detroit
1987 Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic
1987 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 10-6
1989 Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 at perihelion
1989 Princess Diane of England visits NYC
1991 Afghanistan/Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die
1991 Craig McDermott takes 8-97 v England at the WACA
1991 President F W de Klerk, says he would repeal all apartheid laws
1991 US Air & Skywest Fairchild jet collide at LA Airport killing 32
1992 Linux kernel adopts the GNU General Public License.
1992 Linux kernel adopts the GNU General Public License.
1992 Linux kernel adopts the GNU General Public License.
1992 Linux kernel adopts the GNU General Public License.
1992 Linux kernel adopts the GNU General Public License.
1992 "Crazy He Calls Me" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 7 perfs
1992 Barry Bonds signs baseball's highest single year contract ($4.7 mil)
1992 Denis Potvin's #5 becomes 1st number retired by NY Islanders
1993 NY Judge Sol Wachtler indicted for harassing Joy Silverman
1993 Soyuz TM-16 lands
1994 Irina Privalova runs world record 50m indoor (6.03 sec)
1994 Large meteorite falls near Kusaie, Pacific Ocean
1995 Amtrak NY-Tampa run ends
1995 Amy van Dikes swims woman's world record 50 m butterfly (26.73)
1995 Andy & Grant Flower make 269 stand vs Pak, brotherly record
1995 Belgium's TV channel VT4 goes on the air
1998 "Street Corner Symphony," closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 79 perf
1998 86th Australian Mens Tennis: Petr Korda beats Marcelo Rios (62 62 62)
1998 Australian Mixed: J Gimelstob & V Williams beat Suk & Sukova (62 61)
1998 NFL Pro Bowl Game, AFC beats NFC 29-24

That's All....

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