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Thursday, February 14, 2019.



Birthdays


1462 Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
1483 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
1533 Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
1546 Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1602 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer
1670 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1707 Claude-Prosper J de Cr‚billon, French writer (Le sopha)
1760 Richard Allen, Phila, 1st black ordained by Methodist-Episcopal church
1766 Thomas Malthus, England, population expert (Law of Malthus)
1778 Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer
1806 Lajos, Count Batthy ny, revolutionary premier of Hungary (1848-49)
1813 Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer
1813 John McNeil, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1891
1817 Frederick Douglass, African-American abolitionist/lecturer/editor
1819 James Green Martin, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1878
1824 Winfield Scott Hancock, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1829 Alfred Iverson Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1911
1835 Fran‡ois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer (Snikken en grimlachjes)
1838 Margaret Knight, inventor, "the female Thomas Edison"
1839 H. Hankel --1873
1839 H. Hankel --1873
1839 H. Hankel --1873
1839 H. Hankel --1873
1839 H. Hankel --1873
1845 Cecil De Vere, 1st official British chess champion (1866)
1847 Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette
1853 Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor (Antwerp)
1856 Frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves)
1858 Charles Beach Hawley, composer
1858 Joseph Thomson, Scotland, geologist (Thomson's gazelle)
1859 George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel)
1864 Israel Zangwill, England, Jewish author/Zionist (Children of Ghetto)
1864 Robert E Park, US, sociologist (human ecology, marginal man)
1868 Henricus A Poels, Dutch RC theologist/social foreman
1869 Charles Wilson, English physicist (Wilson cloud chamber-Nobel)
1880 Aida Overton Walker, US dancer/singer (In Dahomey, Salome)
1880 Edgar Leslie Bainton, composer
1881 Otto Selz, German psychologist
1881 William John Gruffydd, Welsh poet/scholar (Ynys yr Hud)
1882 George Jean Nathan, US, editor/author/critic (American Mercury)
1882 Ignaz Friedman, composer
1886 Theodor Werner, German painter
1892 Nikolaj A Orloff, Russian/British pianist (Chopin)
1893 Kay Fisker, Danish architect (Hornbeck House, Copenhagen)
1894 Jack Benny
1894 Jack Benny
1894 Jack Benny
1894 Benny Kubelski, aka Jack Benny. Oh, Rochester!
1894 Jack Benny
1894 Benny Kubelski, aka Jack Benny. Oh, Rochester!
1894 Jack Benny
1894 Jack Benny, [Benjamin Kubelski], Waukegan Ill, "Oh! Rochester!"
1895 Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist (Studies in prejudice)
1895 Nigel Bruce, Baja Mexico, actor (Son of Lassie, Spider Woman)
1897 Jorgen Bentzon, composer
1898 Fritz Zwicky, Swiss astronomer (super nova)
1899 John Randall Jr, Michigan, historian/philosopher (Western Man)
1902 Fred Scott, Fresno Calif, vocalist/actor (Vincent Lopez)
1902 Ray "Crash" Corrigan, Milwaukee, cowboy (Crash Corrigan's Ranch)
1902 Stu Erwin, Squaw Valley Calif, actor (Stu Erwin Show)
1902 Valentin Ruiz Azner, composer
1904 Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer
1904 Hanning Phillips, Lord Lieutenant (Dyfed)
1904 Hertha Kuusinen, Finnish communist
1905 Thelma Ritter, Bkln NY, actress (Miracle on 34th Street)
1907 Johnny Longden, jockey/trainer (1958 Racing Hall of Fame)
1909 A Moses Klein, Montr‚al, poet (Hath Not a Jew...)
1911 Florence Rice, Cleveland OH, actress (Double Wedding, Riding on Air)
1911 Willem J Kolff, Dutch/US internist/inventor (Artificial Kidney)
1912 Edmund George Love, US, teacher/historian/author (A Small Bequest)=
1912 Juan Pujol Garcia, [Garbo/Arabel], Spanish British/German double agent
1912 Oliver Wendell Harrington, cartoonist
1913 Jimmy Hoffa
1913 Mel Allen
1913 Jimmy Hoffa
1913 Mel Allen
1913 Jimmy Hoffa
1913 Mel Allen
1913 Jimmy Hoffa
1913 Mel Allen
1913 Jimmy Hoffa
1913 Mel Allen
1913 Ab [Albert] Visser, Dutch poet/writer (Man Without a Head)
1913 James Pike, Okla City, bishop (Beyond Anxiety)
1913 Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters leader who disappeared in 1975
1913 Mel Allen, Birmingham Alabama, sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees)
1915 A W H Stewart-Moore, CEO (Gallaher)
1915 Irving Gordon, songwriter
1916 Edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart)
1916 Masaki Kobayashi, Japanese director (Joi-uchi)
1916 Wawrzyniec Jerzy Zulawski, composer
1917 Herbert A Hauptman, NYC, x-ray crystallographer (Nobel 1985)
1920 Arnold Elton, consultant surgeon
1921 Hugh Downs
1921 Hugh Downs
1921 Hugh Downs
1921 Hugh Downs
1921 Hugh Downs
1921 Albert Sloman, Vice-Chancellor (Essex U)
1921 Hugh Downs, Akron Oh, TV journalist (20/20, Concentration)
1921 Jeanne Demessieux, composer
1921 Piet Kraak, Dutch soccer player
1921 Skeezix, of "Gasoline Alley" discovered on Wallets' doorstep
1923 Derrick Holden-Brown, CEO (Allied-Lyons)
1923 Jay Herbert, golfer (1960 PGA winner)
1924 Arghyris Kounadis, composer
1924 Countess Mountbatten, of Burma
1925 Elliot Lawrence, Phila, orch leader (Guide Right, Howard Cosell)
1926 John Clark, CEO (Plessey Company)
1927 Lois Maxwell, Kitchener Ontario, actress (Miss Moneypenny)
1928 Ben Garrido Blaz, (Rep-R-Guam, 1985- )
1928 Juan Garc¡a Hortelano, Spanish author (Tormenta de verano)
1929 Matthew G Martinez, (Rep-D-CA, 1982- )
1930 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, principal (Lady Margaret Hall-Oxford)
1931 Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, NHL right wing (Canadiens, Rangers)
1931 Lord Rossmore
1931 Phyllis McGuire, Middletown Oh, vocalist (McGuire Sisters)
1931 Vic Morrow, Bronx NY, actor (Combat, Roots, Twilight Zone the Movie)
1932 Vic Morrow
1932 Vic Morrow
1932 Vic Morrow
1932 Vic Morrow
1932 Vic Morrow
1932 Alexander Kluge, writer
1932 Jack Hibbert, director (Central Statistical Office)
1932 Jocelyn Stevens, CEO (English Heritage)
1932 Michael Ball, Bishop (Truro)
1932 Peter Ball, Bishop (Gloucester)
1933 Andrey Mikhaylovich Volkonsky, composer
1933 Bertram Jay Turetzky, composer
1933 Evelyn Ebsworth, Vice-Chancellor (Durham U)
1934 Florence Henderson
1934 Florence Henderson
1934 Florence Henderson
1934 Florence Henderson
1934 Florence Henderson
1934 Florence Henderson, Dale Ind, actress/singer (Carol-Brady Bunch)
1934 Marlene Matthews, Australia, sprinter (Oly-2 bronze-1956)
1935 Christine CT "Christel" Adelaar, Dutch actress (Pipo the Clown)
1935 David Wilson, British governor (Hong Kong)
1935 Lord Wilson of Tillyorn
1935 Mickey Wright, San Diego CA, LPGA golfer (4 times LPGA champ)
1935 Peter Phillips, printer
1936 Andrew Pine, Jennings Fla, actor (V, WEB, Wide Country)
1936 Fanne Foxe, [Annabella Battistella], Argentina, (Wilbur Mills affair)
1937 John MacGregor, British MP
1937 Magic Sam, rocker (Chicago Bluesman)
1938 Lee Chamberlin, NYC, actor (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale)
1939 Chris Pyne, trombonist
1939 Michael Rudman, English theater director/producer (Donkeys' Years)
1940 Porpoise, 1st born in captivity in US (Marineland, Fla)
1941 John Butterfill, MP
1941 Paul Tsongas, (Sen-D-Mass)
1942 Margaret Wright, chief commissioner (Guide Assn)
1943 Eric Anderson, Pittsburgh Pa, vocalist (Avalanche, Be True to You)
1943 Ischa Meijer, journalist/critic/actor (Boezemvriend)
1943 Maceo Parker, US tenor saxophonist (King's One, Mo' Roots)
1943 Robert J Murphy Jr, Brooklyn NY, PGA golfer (1968 Phila Classic)
1944 Carl Bernstein
1944 Carl Bernstein
1944 Carl Bernstein
1944 Carl Bernstein
1944 Carl Bernstein
1944 Alan Parker, English actor (Bugsy Malone, Evita)
1944 Bruce Summerhays, St Louis MO, PGA golfer (Provo Open-1966, 91 93)
1944 Carl Bernstein, Washington Post investigative reporter (Watergate)
1945 Gregory Hines, NYC, actor/dancer (White Nights, Taps)
1945 Hans Adam, prince of Liechtenstein
1945 K M Jenkins, British director of personnel (Royal Mail)
1945 Vic Briggs, England, rocker (Animals)
1945 William Hill Boner, (Rep-D-TN, 1979- )
1946 Gregory Hines
1946 Gregory Hines
1946 Gregory Hines
1946 Gregory Hines
1946 Gregory Hines
1946 David Green, English TV/video producer
1946 Tim Buckley, Wash DC, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears-When I Die)
1946 Tina Aumont, Hollywood Calif, actress (Master of Love, Casanova)
1947 Pham Tuan, first Vietnamese space traveler (on board Soyuz 37)
1947 Pham Tuan, first Vietnamese space traveler (on board Soyuz 37)
1947 Heidemarie Rosendahl, German FR, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
1947 Judd Gregg, (Rep-R-NH, 1981- )
1947 Pham Tuan, Vietnam, cosmonaut (Soyuz 37/36)
1947 Salah-ud-Din, cricketer (played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69)
1948 Jackie Martling, "Jackie the Jokeman", comedian (Howard Stern Show)
1948 Pat O'Brien, reporter (Entertainment Tonight)
1948 ... Teller, Phila, magician (Penn & Teller)
1948 Wally Tax, Dutch guitarist
1949 Ewa Aulin, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Candy, Fiorina LeVacca)
1949 Jimmy Randell, rocker
1949 Richard E Neal, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
1950 Raymond van het Groenewoud, Belgian vocalist/actor (Brussels by Night)
1951 Kevin Keegan, British soccer player/manager (Newcastle United)
1951 Michael Doucet, singer/musician (Beausoleil)
1953 Wayne Siegel, composer
1955 R Jeremy H Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
1956 Dave Dravecky, pitcher (SF Giants), had arm amputated
1956 Howard Edward Davis Jr, Glen Cove NY, lw boxer (Olympic-silver-1976)
1956 Ken Wahl, Chicago IL, actor (Wanderers)
1958 Perry Stephens, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Loving, All My Children)
1960 Meg Tilly
1960 Meg Tilly
1960 Meg Tilly
1960 Meg Tilly
1960 Meg Tilly
1960 Jim Kelly, NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills)
1960 Meg Tilly, [Margaret], LA Calif, actress (Big Chill, Impulse)
1963 D'Wayne Wiggins, singer (Tony! Toni! Tone!)
1963 Jeff Dellenbach, NFL center (NE Patriots, GB Packers-Superbowl 31)
1963 John Marzano, Philadelphia PA, catcher (Seattle Mariners)
1963 Zach Galligan, NYC, actor (Gremlins)
1964 Darrick Brilz, NFL center (Cin Bengals)
1965 Jessie Tuggle, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
1966 Clark Sherwood Dennis, Houston TX, PGA golfer (1990 Hawaiian Open-3rd)
1966 Petr Svoboda, Most Cze, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Oly-gold-1998)
1967 Calle Johansson, Goteborg Swe, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1967 Laura Martin, LaJolla Calif, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-13th-1994)
1967 Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere, Sofia Bulgaria, tennis player (1984 US Mix)
1968 Chris Lewis, cricketer (in Guyana England all-rounder)
1969 Chad Magee, Tyler TX, Nike golfer (1993 NIKE Shreveport Open-36th)
1969 Harry Colon, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions)
1969 Jeff Graham, NFL wide receiver (Chic Bears, NY Jets)
1969 Roy Barker, NFL defensive end (Minn Vikings, SF 49ers)
1969 Shana Zadrick, Grand Junction Colo, model (Guess Jeans)
1970 David Podlich, Brisbane QLD, Australasia golfer
1970 Elaine Youngs, Orange Calif, volleyball outside hitter (Olympics-96)
1970 Guillaume Raoux, France, tennis star
1970 Kelly Stinnett, US baseball catcher (NY Mets)
1970 Richard Smehlik, Ostrava CZE, NHL defenseman (Team Czech Rep, Buffalo)
1970 Sean Hill, Duluth, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
1971 Derrick Witherspoon, NFL running back (Phila Eagles)
1971 Gheorghe Muresan, NBA center (Washington Bullets/Wizards)
1971 Kenny Shedd, WLAF receiver (Barcelona Dragons, Oakland Raiders)
1971 Lonnie Johnson, NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills)
1972 Drew Bledsoe
1972 Drew Bledsoe
1972 Drew Bledsoe
1972 Drew Bledsoe
1972 Drew Bledsoe
1972 Bruno Heppell, CFL full back (Montreal Alouettes)
1972 Drew Bledsoe, NFL quarterback (NE Patriots)
1972 Erika Rachael Schwarz, Folsom La, Miss America (Louisiana-2nd-1997)
1972 Mayne One, rocker (Young Nation)
1972 Raymond Beerens, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen)
1973 George Hegamin, NFL/WLAF tail back (Dallas Cowboys, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1973 Michael "Mike" Theodore Lambert IV, Thomaston Ga, rower (Oly-1996)
1973 Steve McNair, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers)
1973 Tyus Edney, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings)
1974 Michael Lowery, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)
1974 Rob Jahrling, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1975 Jennifer Michelle Roberts, Greensboro NC, Miss America-NC (1997)
1977 Nathan Osmond, Utah, vocalist (Osmond Boys)
1978 Laurie Schwoy, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
1985 Jacob Parker, actor (Evening Shade)
1998 Arpad Flynn Busson, NYC, son of model Elle MacPherson

Events


842 Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty
1014 Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor
1076 Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV
1130 Jewish Cardinal Pietro Pierleone elected as anti-pope Anacletus II
1540 Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
1556 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
1610 Polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki
1613 King James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik
1630 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil
1670 Roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
1689 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne
1711 H„ndels opera Rinaldo, premieres
1746 Henry Pelham appointed English premier
1766 Dutch governor Falck signs Treaty of Batticaloa with rebels
1778 "Stars & Stripes" arrives in foreign port for 1st time (France)
1794 1st US textile machinery patent granted, to James Davenport, Phila
1803 Apple parer patented by Moses Coats, Downington, Penn
1848 James K Polk became 1st pres photographed in office (Matthew Brady)
1859 Oregon admitted as 33rd State
1859 Oregon admitted as 33rd State
1859 Oregon admitted as 33rd state
1862 Galena, 1st US iron-clad warship for service at sea, launched, Conn
1867 Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Co issues 1st policy
1867 Morehouse College organizes (Augusta Georgia)
1872 1st state bird refuge authorized (Lake Merritt CA)
1876 Alexander Graham Bell files for a patent on the telephone.
1876 Alexander Graham Bell files for a patent on the telephone.
1876 A G Bell & Elisha Gray apply separately for telephone patents Supreme Court eventually rules Bell rightful inventor
1879 Chilean troops occupy Antofagasta
1883 1st state labor union legislation; NJ legalizes unions
1887 Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000
1889 1st train load of fruit (oranges) leaves LA for east
1890 1st NSW v South Australia 1st-class cricket game
1894 Venus is both a morning star & evening star
1895 Oscar Wilde's "Importance of Being Earnest," opens in London
1896 George Lohmann takes a hat-trick v S Africa, 8-7 for inning
1896 South Africa all out for 30 v England - their lowest ever
1896 Stanley Cup: Winnipeg Victorias beat Montreal Victorias, 2-0
1896 Theodor Herzl publishes "Der Judenstaat"
1899 US Congress begins using voting machines
1900 Date of events in movie "Picnic at Hanging Rock"
1903 US Dept of Commerce & Labor forms
1907 1st US fox hound association forms in NYC
1912 Arizona becomes 48th state
1912 Arizona becomes 48th state
1912 1st US submarines with diesel engines commissioned, Groton, Ct
1912 Arizona was admitted to the Union as the 48th state
1914 High Council of Labor forms in Hague Netherlands
1918 H Atteridge & S Rombergs musical "Sinbad," premieres in NYC
1918 USSR adopts New Style (Gregorian) calendar (originally Feb 1)
1919 United Parcel Service forms
1920 League of Women Voters forms in Chicago
1921 Canadian 5› nickel coin is authorized
1921 Little Review faces obscenity charges for publishing "Ulysses," NY
1924 IBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson
1925 State of emergency crisis in Bayern ends, NSDAP re-allowed
1929 St Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago, 7 gangsters killed
1931 Bradman scores 152 Aust v WI, 154 minutes, 13 fours 2 fives
1931 Spanish Govt of General Damasco Berenguer falls
1932 S Africa all out for 36 in 1st innings v Aust (Ironmonger 5-6)
1934 NHL Ace Bailey Benefit Game: Toronto beats All-Stars 7-3 in Toronto
1936 National Negro Congress organizes in Chicago
1936 US female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
1936 US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee
1939 Victor Fleming replaces George Cukor as director of Gone With the Wind
1940 British merchant vessel fleet is armed
1941 1,000,000th vehicle traverses the NY Midtown Tunnel
1941 Carson McCuller's "Reflections in a Golden Eye" published
1941 Cebrie Park in the Bronx renamed Halsey Street
1941 German Africa Corps lands in Tripoli, Libya
1942 Japanese parachutists land near oil center Palembang Sumatra
1942 Rotterdam's Maas tunnel opens
1943 German offensive through de Faid-pass Tunisia
1943 Soviets recapture Rostov
1944 Anti-Japanese revolt on Java
1944 Carl Wick publishes "Salmon Trolling for Commercial & Sport Fishing
1945 8th Air Force bombs Dresden
1945 Per£, Paraguay, Chile & Ecuador joins UN
1946 Bank of England nationalized
1949 1st session of Knesset (Jerusalem Israel)
1949 Dutch Drees govt presents plan for the building of 30,000 houses
1950 Moroney scores cricket twin centuries for Australia at Johannesburg
1950 USSR & China sign peace treaty
1951 Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta & takes middleweight title
1952 6th Olympic winter games open at Oslo, Norway
1952 Comedian Joey Adams marries gossip columnist Cindy Heller
1954 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
1954 Sen John Kennedy appears on "Meet the Press"
1954 WTOC TV channel 11 in Savannah, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 WFLA (now WXFL) TV channel 8 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (NBC) begins
1956 20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow
1956 Indonesia withdraws from Neth Indonesian Union
1956 Verhoeven/Nauta/De King/Wijnhout win Dutch 11 city skate
1957 Georgia Senate unanimously approves Sen Leon Butts' bill barring blacks from playing baseball with whites
1958 Arab Federation of Iraq & Jordan forms
1959 $3.6 million heroin seizure in NYC
1960 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
1960 Marshal Ayub Khan elected president of Pakistan
1961 Element 103, lawrencium, first produced in Berkeley California
1961 Element 103, lawrencium, first produced in Berkeley California
1961 Element 103, Lawrencium, 1st produced in Berkeley Calif
1961 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Royal Poinciana Golf Invitational
1962 1st lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducts White House tour on TV
1963 US launches communications satellite Syncom 1
1966 Australia introduces 1st decimal currency postage stamps
1966 Wilt Chamberlain breaks NBA career scoring record at 20,884 points
1966 Writers Andrei Sinjavski & Joeij Dani‰l found guilty
1967 Aretha Franklin records "Respect"
1967 Latin American nuclear free zone proposal drawn up
1968 Pennsylvania Railroad/NYC Central merge into Penn Central
1968 WHKY TV channel 14 in Hickory, NC (IND) begins broadcasting
1970 "Gantry" closes at George Abbott Theater NYC after 1 performance
1971 Movie "Ben Hur" 1st shown on television
1971 Richard Nixon installs secret taping system in White House
1972 John & Yoko co-host "Mike Douglas Show" for entire week
1972 Luna 20 (Russia) launched to orbit & soft landing on Moon
1975 Bomb explodes at annex of Amsterdam metro station
1976 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1978 1st "micro on a chip" patented by Texas Instruments
1978 In girls' HS basketball, Chicago Latin beats Harvard St George
1979 "Whoopee!" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 204 performances
1980 Solar Maximum Mission Observatory launched to study solar flares.
1980 Solar Maximum Mission Observatory launched to study solar flares.
1980 "West Side Story" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 341 performances
1980 13th Winter Olympic games open in Lake Placid, NY
1980 US launches Solar Maximum Mission Observatory to study solar flares
1982 "Night of 100 Stars" takes place at NY's Radio City Music Hall
1982 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic
1984 Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney Australia
1985 Hostage CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is released in Beirut
1987 53,745 largest NBA crowd to date-Phila at Detroit
1988 49th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player
1988 Alfredo Stroessner re-elected president of Paraguay
1988 Bobby Allison at 50 becomes oldest driver to win Daytona 500
1988 General hospital star Jackie Zeman marries Glenn Gorden
1988 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic
1989 African National Congress (ANC) opens office in Amsterdam
1989 Boxer Mike Tyson divorces actress Robin Givens
1989 Khomeini orders Moslems to murder "Satanic Verses" novelist Rushdie
1989 Robin Givens is granted a divorce from Mike Tyson in Dom Rep
1989 Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 mill damages for Bhopol disaster
1989 World's 1st satellite Skyphone opens
1990 Alan Ayckbourn's "Man of the Moment," premieres in London
1990 Perrier recalls 160 million bottles of sparkling water after traces of benzene, a carcinogen, are found in some
1990 Space probe Voyager 1 takes photograph of entire solar system
1991 "Mule Bone" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 67 performances
1991 Air raid shelter at Baghdad bombed killing 300 [or February 13?]
1991 NL Cy Young winner Doug Drabek wins record $3 mil salary arbitration
1992 Andre Cason runs world record 6 m indoor (6.41 sec)
1992 Cease fire in Somalia begins
1992 Kieren John Perkins swims world record 800m freestyle (7:46.60)
1992 Merlene Ottey runs world record 60m indoor (6.96 sec)
1993 Fire in Linxi department store in Tangshan China, kills 79
1994 Alexander Golubev skates Olympic record 500m (36.33)
1994 Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia (51) weds Deborah Koons
1995 Roseanne weds bodyguard Ben Thomas
1995 Wellington 2-498d & 4-475 beat Canterbury 496 & 2-476d

That's All....

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