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Tuesday, February 12, 2019.



Birthdays


1211 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)
1438 Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen
1474 Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1567 Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician
1584 Casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 Caspar Bartholin, Malm”, physician, theologian, writer on anatomy
1588 John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass
1636 Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
1637 John Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature)
1663 Cotton Mather, witchcraft authority
1665 Rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant)
1706 Josef Christian, German sculptor
1740 Matej Sojka, composer
1751 Joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer
1753 Lambert-Fran‡ois Godecharle, composer
1758 Christian Ignatius Latrobe, composer
1760 Jan Ladislav Dussek, Bohemia, pianist/composer
1768 Francis II, Florence Italy, last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806)
1775 Louise Catherine Johnson Adams, 1st lady (1825-1829)
1778 Franz Joseph Volkert, composer
1791 Jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam)
1791 Peter Cooper, industrialist/philanthropist (Cooper Union)
1792 Ferdinand de Braekeleer, Belgian painter
1802 Abraham Lincoln, 16th President (1861-1865)
1802 Abraham Lincoln, 16th President (1861-1865)
1809 Abraham Lincoln
1809 Charles Darwin
1809 Abraham Lincoln
1809 Charles Darwin
1809 Abraham Lincoln
1809 Charles Darwin
1809 Charles Darwin
1809 Abraham Lincoln
1809 Charles Darwin
1809 Charles Darwin
1809 Abraham Lincoln
1809 Charles Darwin
1809 Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky, (R) 16th pres (1861-65)
1809 Charles Darwin, England, discovered evolution (Origin of species)
1818 Otto Ludwig, German writer (Die Heiterethei)
1824 Arya Samaj Maha Rishi Dayanand Sarsvati, Indian hindu leader
1828 George Meredith, England, poet/novelist (Shaving of Shagpat)
1828 Robert Ransom Jr, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1892
1831 John Morrissey, boxer/developer of Saratoga Springs horse race track
1838 Charles Carroll Walcott, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1898
1841 Bert van Tienhoven, mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister
1841 Gijsbert van Tienhoven, Dutch mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister
1850 Amaat Vyncke, Flemish missionary (Flemish Flag)
1852 Hendrik Blink, geographer (Van de Eems tot de Schelde)
1853 Bertram Luard-Selby, composer
1857 Bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96)
1861 Lou [Andreas-]Salom‚, Russian/German author (Im Kampf um Gott)
1865 Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland)
1867 Hedwig Courths-Mahler, German author (Warbride) [or Febr 18]
1867 Joe Howard, NYC, vocalist (Gay Nineties Revue)
1868 Johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP/founder (SDAP)
1869 Hendrik P Marchant, Dutch minister of Education/Arts (VVD)
1873 J¢n Trausti, [Gudmundur Magn£sson], Icelandic writer (Heidarbylid)
1880 John Llewellyn Lewis, union leader (United Mine Workers, 1920-60)
1882 Walter Vaes, Flemish painter/etcher
1883 Ludwig Stossel, Austria, actor (Man With a Camera)
1884 Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist
1885 Julius Streicher, German district leader (Strmer)
1885 Licinio Refice, composer
1886 Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer
1886 Michel Brusselmans, composer
1891 Cecil Dixon, cricket off-spinner (1 Test for S Africa, 3-118, pair)
1891 Maurice Yvain, composer
1891 Max Terhune, actor (Arizona Stagecoach, Hit the Saddle, Range Justice)
1893 General of the Army Omar Bradley, 'The GI General'
1893 General of the Army Omar Bradley, 'The GI General'
1893 Marcel G J Minnaert, Dutch astronomer
1893 Omar Bradley, General of Army WW II (GI General)
1894 Hans Guido von Blow, German conductor
1898 [Le]Roy Harris, Okla, composer (When Johnny Comes Marching Home)
1898 Wallace Ford, [Samuel Jones Grundy], Batton England, actor (Deputy)
1899 Albert Huybrechts, composer
1900 Ferenc K”rmendy, Hungarian/US author (Budapest Kaland)
1900 Fred Emney, London England, actor (Let the People Sing, Lilac Domino)
1902 William D Revelli, Spring Gulch Colorado, band leader
1904 Ted Mack
1904 Ted Mack
1904 Ted Mack
1904 Ted Mack
1904 Ted Mack
1904 Ted Mack, Denver Colo, TV host (Original Amateur Hour)
1905 Harry Bellaver, actor (Sgt Arcaro-Naked City)
1909 Barry Wood, New Haven Ct, vocalist (Your Hit Parade)
1910 Forsyth Hardy, documentary film pioneer
1910 Lee Byung Chull, Korean industrialist/founder (Samsung Business)
1911 Charles Mathiesen, Norway, 1500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1936)
1911 Frank Hercules, writer
1911 Sylvstre A Guzman Fernandez, president (Dominican Republic)
1912 Eddie J Bush, golf professional
1912 Ernest Clark, London England, actor (Doctor in the House)
1913 Pedro Gastao de Orleans e Bragan‡a, grandson of emperor Pedro I
1914 Gordon Tex Beneke, saxophonist/bandleader/vocalist (Glenn Miller Orch)
1914 Nello Celio, Swiss president
1915 Lorne Greene
1915 Lorne Greene
1915 Lorne Greene
1915 Lorne Greene
1915 Lorne Greene
1915 Andrew J Goodpaster, US, general/supreme commander (NATO-Europe)
1915 Lorne Greene, Ottawa Canada, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica)
1916 Joseph L Alioto, (Mayor-SF)
1916 Karl Hubert Rudolf Schiske, Austrian composer (Vom Tode)
1917 Dom DiMaggio
1917 Dom DiMaggio
1917 Dom DiMaggio
1917 Dom DiMaggio
1917 Dom DiMaggio
1917 Thomas K Scherman, NYC, conductor (Little Orch Society 1947-75)
1918 Dominic DiMaggio, baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox)
1918 Julian S Schwinger, US physicist
1919 Forrest Tucker, Plainfield Ind, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail)
1923 Franco Zeffirelli
1923 Franco Zeffirelli
1923 Franco Zeffirelli
1923 Franco Zeffirelli
1923 Franco Zeffirelli
1923 Franco Zeffirelli, Florence Italy, director (Romeo & Juliet)
1923 James Abdnor, (Sen-R-SD, 1981-87)
1923 Mel Powell, composer
1924 Hans Berghuis, Dutch author/poet (3 Women, Adam)
1926 Joe Garagiola
1926 Joe Garagiola
1926 Joe Garagiola
1926 Joe Garagiola
1926 Joe Garagiola
1926 Joe Garagiola, St Louis Mo, sportscaster/host (Today Show)
1926 Paul Hamlyn, English publisher/multi-millionaire (Octopus)
1927 Anne Gillis, Little Rock Ark, actress (Adv of Tom Sawyer, Little Men)
1929 Agustin Gonzalez Acilu, composer
1930 Arlen Specter, (Sen-R-PA, 1981- )
1930 Gerhard Rhm, writer
1931 Constance A Morella, (Rep-R-Maryland)
1932 Lincoln Kilpatrick, St Louis Mo, actor (BJ-Leslie Uggams Show)
1933 Costa-Gavras, director
1933 Ivan Nikolayevich Anikeyev, cosmonaut
1933 Juanita [Ruth] Coulson, sci-fi author (Web of Wizardry, Space Trap)
1934 Bill Russell
1934 Bill Russell
1934 Bill Russell
1934 Bill Russell
1934 Bill Russell
1934 Annette Crosbie, British(?) actress
1934 Bill Russell, Monroe La, NBAer (Boston Celtics, Oly-gold-56)
1935 Gene McDaniels, US vocalist/bandleader/actor (Young Swingers)
1935 Ken Still, golfer
1935 Ray Manzarek, keyboardist (Doors-Light My Fire, Unknown Soldier)
1936 Arnost Parsch, composer
1936 Fang Lizhi, Chinese astrophysicist/dissident
1936 Joe Don Baker, Groesback Tx, actor (Eischied, Walking Tall, Fletch)
1936 Paul Shenar, Milwaukee Wisc, actor (Carrington-Roots)
1937 Charles Everett Dumas, Tulsa Ok, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
1938 Judy Blume
1938 Judy Blume
1938 Judy Blume
1938 Judy Blume
1938 Judy Blume
1938 Johnny Rutherford, auto racer
1938 Judy Blume, author (Wifey)
1939 John D Hancock, actor/director (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)
1940 Hank Brown, (Rep-R-CO, 1981-88)
1941 Naomi Uemura, mountain climber (1st Japanese to scale Everest)
1941 Ross Morgan, cricketer (NZ batsman in 20 Tests 1965-72)
1942 Chananjit Vohra, Kenyan/British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
1942 Lionel Grigson, professor of jazz
1942 Rick Frank, rocker
1944 Charles Pasarell, tennis pro
1944 Desmond Nuttall, English educator
1944 Jackie Torrence, story teller/artist
1944 Moe Bandy, Meridian Ms, country vocalist (Just Good Ol' Boys)
1945 Cliff De Young, LA Calif, actor (F/X, Hunger, Shock Treatment)
1945 Joe Schermie, Madison Wi, bassist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
1945 Maud Adams, Lulea Sweden, actress (Octopussy, Rollerball, Tattoo)
1946 Ever Meulen, [Eddy Vermeulen], Dutch designer (children stamps 1992)
1947 Guus Willemse, Dutch bassist/singer (Solution)
1948 Cindy Hill, LPGA golfer
1949 Gundappa Viswanath, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 70s)
1949 Len Randle, baseball player (NY Mets)
1949 Stanley Knight, country artist (Black Oak Arkansas-High on the Hog)
1950 Michael Ironside, actor, (Starship Troopers)
1950 Steve Hackett, rock guitarist (Genesis-Against All Odds/GTR)
1951 Gil "The Bird" Moore, rocker (Triumph)
1952 Salvador Pineda, Mexico City, doctor
1953 Joanna Kerns
1953 Joanna Kerns
1953 Joanna Kerns
1953 Joanna Kerns
1953 Joanna Kerns
1953 Joanna Kerns, [de Varona], SF Calif, actress (Maggie-Growing Pains)
1953 Simon MacCorkindale, Cambridge, actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal) [or 2/2]
1955 Arsenio Hall
1955 Arsenio Hall
1955 Arsenio Hall
1955 Arsenio Hall
1955 Arsenio Hall
1955 Arsenio Hall, comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America)
1955 Daniele Masala, Italy, pentathelete (Olympics-1976)
1956 Ad P Melkert, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (1994- )
1958 Andie MacDowell, [Rosali Anderson], SC, actress (Green Card) [or 4/21]
1958 Ingrid Klich, Whittier Calif, rower (Olympics-96)
1958 Ruth Guerri, St Louis Mo, playmate (July, 1983)
1959 Nancy Remy, reporter (NYC's Shadow Traffic)
1959 Omar Hakim, drummer (Dire Straits, Weather Report)
1959 Per Gessle, rocker (Roxette-Joy Ride)
1959 Sigrid Thornton, Australia, actress (Amelia Lawson-Guns of Paradise)
1961 Chris Heyne, Offenbach Germ, WLAF General Manager (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1963 Brent Jones, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
1964 Maurice Douglass, NFL safety (NY Giants)
1964 Michel Petit, St Malo, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1964 Milton Small, cricket pace bowler (WI v Australia 1984)
1964 Raphael Sbarge, actor (Risky Business, My Science Project, Werewolf)
1965 Ruben Amaro, US baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians)
1966 Boty Goodwin, artist
1967 Andrew Dunkley, Kent England, golfer (1991-93 Co-Captain U of W Fla)
1968 Chynna Phillips, LA Calif, vocalist (Wilson Philips-Hold On)
1968 Josh Brolin, actor (Johnny-Private Eye, Jimmy Hickok-Young Riders)
1968 Todd Fanning, Saskatoon Sask, golfer (Manitoba Amat-1984, 90, 91, 92)
1969 Colin Keely, Buffalo NY, water polo driver (Olympics-96)
1969 Shauna Lyn Searles, Miss California USA (1996)
1970 Bryan Roy, Surinam/Dutch soccer star (Ajax)
1970 Dell Demps, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
1970 Lamar Thomas, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs, Miami Dolphins)
1971 Lincoln Kennedy, tackle (Oakland Raiders)
1971 Romeo Bandison, NFL defensive tackle (Cleve Browns)
1971 Shane Tonkin, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
1971 Shante Carver, NFL defensive end (Dallas Cowboys)
1971 Tracy Kennick, Miss Utah USA (1996)
1972 Andrew Cassesse, actor (Revenge of Nerds II, TV 101)
1972 Dulip Samaraweera, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test opening batsman 1993-)
1973 Brendon Mark Cameron, Pirongia NZ, 4k pursuit cyclist (Olympics-96)
1974 Ian Mcintyre, Montreal, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks)
1975 Chris Szarka, CFL full back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1975 Matt Finkes, linebacker (NY Jets)
1975 Scot Pollard, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
1975 Seth Payne, defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1976 Christopher Pettiet, LA Calif, actor (Young Riders)
1980 Christina Ricci
1980 Christina Ricci
1980 Christina Ricci
1980 Christina Ricci
1980 Christina Ricci
1980 Christina Ricci, actress (Wednesday-Addams Family, Mermaids, Casper)
1980 Sarah Lancaster, KC KS, actress (Rachel-Saved By Bell: New Class)

Events


1049 Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX
1111 German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome
1130 Pope Innocent II elected
1502 Granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1528 Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power
1541 Santiago, Chile founded.
1541 Santiago, Chile founded.
1541 Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)
1577 Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
1624 English parliament comes together
1709 Alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe")
1733 Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah
1736 Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor Fran‡ois I)
1762 English fleet occupies Martinique
1763 John Casteret appointed British minister of foreign affairs
1772 Yves de Kerguelen of France discovers Kerguelen Archipelago, India
1793 1st US fugitive slave law passed; requires return of escaped slaves
1797 Haydn's song "Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser," premieres in Vienna
1818 Chile gains independence from Spain
1821 Mercantile Library of City of NY opens
1825 Creek Indian treaty signed. Tribal chiefs agree to turn over all their land in Georgia to the government & migrate west by Sept 1, 1826
1832 Ecuador annexes Gal pagos Islands
1839 Aroostock War: Boundary dispute between Maine & New Brunswick
1840 Housatonic Railroad opens
1848 Ballet "Faust" premieres, Milan
1850 Original Washington's Farewell Address manuscript sells for $2,300
1861 State troops seize US munitions in Napoleon, AK
1865 Henry Highland Garnet, is 1st black to speak in US House of Reps
1870 Official proclamation sets April 15 as last day of grace for US silver coins to circulate in Canada
1873 Congress abolishes bimetallism & authorizes $1 & $3 gold coins
1874 King David Kalakaua of Sandwich Is Hawaii, is 1st king to visit US
1876 Al Spalding opens his sporting good shop
1877 1st news dispatch by telephone, between Boston & Salem, Mass
1877 US railroad builders strike against wage reduction
1878 Frederick Thayer patents catcher's mask (pat # 200,358)
1879 1st artificial ice rink in North America (Madison Sq Garden, NYC)
1879 News about slaughtering of Isandlwana reaches London
1880 National Croquet League organizes (Phila)
1882 Social-Democratic Union forms in Amsterdam
1885 Carl Peters founds German East-Africa Society
1886 2nd British govt of Salisbury forms
1889 C‚sar Francks Symphony in D, premieres
1889 Henrik Ibsens "Fruen fra Haven," premieres in Oslo
1899 -47ųF (-44ųC), Camp Clarke, Nebraska (state record)
1899 1st 2-man team 6-day bicycle race in US begins, MSG, NYC
1901 Dutch Penitentiary children's law proclaimed
1906 George Cohans musical "George Washington," premieres in NYC
1908 Anna Jeanes bequeaths $1,000,000 to Swarthmore to become all female
1908 NY to Paris auto race (via Alaska & Siberia) begins in NYC George Schuster wins after 88 days behind the wheel
1909 National Assn for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) forms
1909 Netherlands' SDAP suspends Marxist Tribune group (Gorter & Wijnkoop)
1909 Robert Fowler runs world record marathon (2:46:52.6)
1912 China adopts Gregorian calendar
1912 Last Ch'ing (Manchu) emperor of China, Hsuan T'ung, abdicates
1915 Cornerstone laid for Lincoln Memorial in Wash DC
1916 1st edition of Joseph Patterson/Sidney Smith strip "Gumps"
1920 -Apr 26] 14,000 Rotterdam/Amsterdam harbor workers strike
1920 NL votes 6-2 for 1 commissioner AL votes 6-2 to keep group commission
1921 Soviet troops invade Georgia (theirs, not ours)
1921 Winston Churchill becomes British, minister of Colonies
1924 Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premiers in Carnegie Hall
1924 Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premiers in Carnegie Hall
1924 George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at Carnegie Hall (NYC)
1924 George Kaufman's "Beggar on Horseback," premieres in NYC
1924 President Calvin Coolidge makes 1st presidential radio speech
1925 1st federal arbitration law approved by Congress
1925 E Thieffry departs with Handley Page for the Belgian Congo
1925 Estonia forbids communist Party
1926 Barendrecht soccer team forms
1927 British expeditionary army lands in Shanghai
1929 Karst Leemburg wins Dutch 11 cities skate (11:30)
1932 Communist Party of Holland forms Unemployed Combat Committees
1933 German vice-chancellor von Papen demands Catholic aid for Nazis
1934 Export-Import Bank incorporated.
1934 Export-Import Bank incorporated.
1934 Export-Import Bank incorporates
1934 France hit by a general strike against fascists & royalists
1935 Great airship, USS Macon, crashes into Pacific Ocean
1937 Cleveland (now Los Angeles) Rams granted an NFL franchise
1938 Austrian chancellor Schuschnigg visits Hitler in Berchtesgaden
1938 German troops entered Austria
1941 Jewish Council for Amsterdam forms, under Ascher/Cohen
1941 Occupation Police arrest "Jewish Foursome"
1942 3 German battle cruisers escape via Channel to Brest N Germany
1943 General Eisenhower departs Algiers to Tebessa
1944 Wendell Wilkie (R) enters presidential race
1945 San Francisco selected for site of United Nations Conference.
1945 San Francisco selected for site of United Nations Conference.
1945 SF selected for site of UN Conference
1947 A daytime fireball & meteorite fall is seen in eastern Siberia
1947 A daytime fireball & meteorite fall is seen in eastern Siberia
1947 Daytime fireball & meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia
1947 Record 100.5-kg sailfish caught, C W Stewart, Galapagos Islands
1948 1st Lt Nancy Leftenant becomes 1st black in army nursing corps
1949 "Annie Get Your Gun" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1147 perfs
1949 Panic in Quito Ecuador, after "War of the World" played on radio
1949 Team Canada beats Denmark 47-0 in hockey
1949 Unidentified aircraft bomb Jerusalem
1950 Albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb
1950 Sen Joe McCarthy claims to have list of 205 communist govt employees
1953 USSR breaks relations with Israel
1955 McGuire Sisters' "Sincerely" single goes to #1 & stays #1 for 10 weeks
1955 Pres Eisenhower sends 1st US advisors to S Vietnam
1955 Soviets decides space center built in Baikonur, Kazachstan
1955 WTVY TV channel 4 in Dothan, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Miami Beach Golf Open
1957 Researchers announce Borazan (harder than diamonds) been developed
1958 Celtic Bill Russell grabs 41 rebounds to beat Syracuse 119-101
1958 Gen Miguel Ydegoras Fuentes elected president of Guatemala
1960 Chinese army kills 12 Indian soldiers
1961 USSR launches Venera 1 toward Venus
1961 USSR launches Venera 1 toward Venus
1961 Celtic Bill Russell grabs 40 rebounds to beat Warriors 136-125
1961 Mickey Wright wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
1961 Mushtaq Mohammad scores 1st Test Cricket century at 17 yrs 82 days
1961 USSR launches Venera 1 toward Venus
1962 Bus boycott starts in Macon, Georgia
1963 Argentina asks extraditon of ex-president Peron
1964 Beatles 1st NYC concert (Carnegie Hall)
1964 End of Richie Benaud's 63-Test Cricket career
1964 US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming
1964 US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen
1965 KHFI (now KBVO) TV channel 42 in Austin, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
1965 Nuclear test at Pacific Ocean
1967 Kees Verkerk becomes world champ all round skater
1967 Keith Richards, Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithful busted for drugs
1967 Pirate Radio Free Harlem (NYC) begins transmitting
1970 Anthony Shaffers "Sleuth," premieres in NYC
1971 Only Test Cricket for Ken Eastwood, who scored 5 & 0 Aust v England
1973 1st US POWs in N Vietnam released; 116 of 456 flown to Philippine
1976 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1977 Toronto Maple Leafs shutout Washington Capitals 10-0
1978 "Jesus Christ Superstar" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 96 perfs
1978 Debbie Austin wins LPGA American Cancer Society Golf Classic
1978 US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne
1978 US male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner
1979 Kosmos 1076, 1st Soviet oceanographic satellite, launched
1980 "Canterbury Tales" opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 16 performances
1980 NY Islanders 2nd scoreless tie, vs Winnipeg Jets
1980 Richard Hadlee becomes NZ's top wicket-taker with 117
1981 Admiral Bobby R Inman, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA
1981 Arbitrator Goetz declares Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk a free agent
1981 Cape Verde amends its constitution
1981 Pete Squires sets record for 1575 steps of Empire State Bldg, 10m
1982 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982 Wayne Gretzky scores 153rd point of season, tieing NHL record
1984 Alice Miller wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic
1984 Cale Yarborough, becomes 1st Daytona 500 qualifier, above 200 MPH
1984 Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean skate "Bolero" at Olympics
1984 West Indies beat Australia 2-0-1 to win cricket World Series Cup receiving all perfect scores for quality & gold medal
1985 37th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-4 at Calgary
1985 West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win cricket World Series Cup
1986 1st-class cricket debut of Curtly Ambrose, Leeward Is v Guyana
1987 Survivors of a black man murdered by KKK members awarded $7 M damages
1989 39th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 143-134 at Houston
1989 5 Pakistani Moslem rioters killed protesting "Satanic Verses" novel
1989 50th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Larry Mowry
1989 Barbara Harris becomes 1st female bishop of a US Episcopal church
1989 Gretzky sets 2 records, his 45th hat trick & 10th 40+ goal season
1989 Thursday's Child sets sailing record, NY-Cape Horn-SF, 80 d 20 h
1989 US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman
1991 Iceland recognizes Lithuania's independence
1991 North & South Korea form a joint team for table tennis competition
1994 17th Winter Olympic games opens in Lillehammer, Norway
1994 20th century premiere of 6 restored Haydn-sonatas in Boston
1994 Edvard Munch's painting "The Cry" stolen (in Oslo)
1994 Inna Lassovskaya jumps world record 14.90m
1994 Model Anna Nicole Smith hospitalized for drug overdose
1995 45th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 139-112 at Phoenix
1995 Angela Kennedy swims woman's world record 50m butterfly
1995 Bonnie Blair skates female world record 500m (38.69 sec)
1995 Dieter Baumann runs European record 3k indoor (7:37.51)
1995 Jeff Rouse swims world record 50m backstroke (24.37 sec)
1995 Moses Kiptanui runs world record 3k indoor (7:35.15)
1995 PRI loses/PAN wins Mexican regional elections
1995 Sun Cayun pole vaults indoor female world record (4.13m)
1995 Susan Auch skates female world record 500m (38.94 sec)
1997 Fred Goldman says he will settle for a signed murder confession from O J Simpson in lieu of his $20.5 million judgement
1998 "Freak," opens at Cort Theater NYC
1998 250-car Italy pile-up due to fog, 4 die & 50 hurt
1998 Dallas Cowboys sign Chan Gailey as their 4th head coach
1998 Intel unveils its 1st graphics chip i740
1998 US district judge T Hogan declares line-item veto law unconstitutional

That's All....

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