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Wednesday, February 21, 2018.



Birthdays


1417 Louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt)
1484 Joachim I Nestor, elector (Brandenburg, Constitution)
1556 Sethus Calvisius, composer
1591 G. Desargues --1661
1591 G. Desargues --1661
1591 G. Desargues --1661
1591 G. Desargues --1661
1591 G. Desargues --1661
1674 Johann Augustin Kobelius, composer
1684 Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator)
1690 Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer
1710 Willem van Haren, Frisian nobleman/poet (Human Life)
1728 Peter III, Kiel Germany, Russian tsar (1762)/husband of Catherine
1730 Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter
1744 Eise J Eisinga, Frisia, built planetarium Franeker
1776 Vincenzo Lavigna, composer
1779 Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer
1785 Karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German officer/author (Die Sterner)
1794 Antonio L¢pez de Santa Anna, president of M‚xico (1833-36)
1795 Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer
1800 John Henry Winder, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865
1801 Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer
1801 John Henry Newman, England, cardinal/author (Dream of Gerontius)
1802 George Douglas Ramsey, Bvt Major general (Union Army), died in 1882
1805 David Tod, US diplomat/(Gov-R-Ohio, 1861-63)
1814 Nicolo Gabrielli, composer
1815 Ernest Meissonier, French painter/sculptor
1817 Jos‚ Zorrilla y Moral, Vallodolid Spain, poet/dramatist (El rey Loco)
1821 Charles Scribner, US, music publisher (Scribner Catalog)
1829 Johnson Hagood, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1898
1831 Eduard Rappoldi, composer
1836 Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer
1836 Emil Hartmann, composer
1836 L‚o Delibes, Saint-Germain-du-Val France, ballet composer (Copp‚lia)
1837 Rosal¡a de Castro, Spanish writer (Canteres Gallegos, Follas Novas)
1844 Charles-Marie Widor, Lyons France, composer/prof (Paris Conservatory)
1852 [James] Burner Matthews, US playwright/critic (NY Times)
1855 Alice Freeman Palmer, educator (Hall of Fame)
1856 Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam)
1857 Jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907)
1861 Pierre Breville, composer
1867 Otto Hermann Kahn, Banker, organized Metropolitan Opera Co
1875 Jeanne Louise Calment, France, world's oldest woman (died at 122)
1876 Constantin Brancusi, Romanian/French sculptor (Princesse X)
1877 Jacob D du Toit [Totius], South African poet/theologist
1878 Fritz Cortolezis, composer
1880 Frank Orth, Phila Pa, actor (Boston Blackie, Brothers)
1881 Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
1883 J M M "Mick" Commaille, cricketer (dual S African cricket/soccer rep)
1885 Sacha Guitry, France, actor/playwright (Story of a Cheat)
1887 Savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
1888 Florence Bates, TX, actress (Moon & Sixpence, Love Crazy, San Antonio)
1888 Willem Banning, Dutch theologist/sociologist (Religious Build Up)
1889 Felix Aylmer, actor (Anastasia, Hamlet, Iron Duke, Macbeth, St Joan)
1892 Edna St Vincent Millay, poet/writer/feminist
1893 Andres Segovia
1893 Andres Segovia
1893 Andres Segovia
1893 Andres Segovia
1893 Andres Segovia
1893 Andr‚s Segovia, Linares Spain, classical guitarist
1893 Vsevolod Pudovkin, Soviet film director/theorist (Mother, Deserter)
1896 Sylvain Poons, Dutch cabaret performer (Blue Jackets)
1897 Celia Lovsky, Vienna Aus, actress (Airport, Harlow, T'Pau-Star Trek)
1898 Vassily Vainonen, Russian ballet dancers/choreographer (Gayaneh)
1900 Madeleine Renaud, French actress/theater director (Plaisir)
1900 Sydney Arnold, English comic/actor (Miss Jones & Son)
1902 Arthur D Nock, English/US historian (St Paul)
1902 Bob [Hijman] Scholte, Dutch vocalist [or 1909]
1902 John Smallenbroek, Dutch minister of Internal Affairs [or 1909]
1903 Ana‹s Nin, Paris, novelist (Winter of Artifice, House of Incense)
1903 Eric Fogg, composer
1903 Madeleine Renaud, Paris France, actress (Helene, Longest Day)
1903 Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French author (Un Enfant a Dit)
1903 Thomas Yawkey, baseball owner (Boston Red Sox)
1904 Armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/poet
1907 Wystan Hugh Auden, US, poet (Age of Anxiety-Pulitzer 1948)
1909 George G F van Renesse, Dutch pianist/music director
1909 Hans Erni, Switz, painter/sculptor
1909 Helen O Dickens, [Henderson], US physician/gynaecologist
1910 Douglas R S Bader, British pilot (WW II)
1912 Arline Judge, actress (Girls in Chains, Mad Wednesday, Age of Consent)
1912 Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist (Arkadia 598-Schubert)
1912 Patrick Murphy, English multi-millionaire
1913 Glenn M Anderson, (Rep-D-CA, 1969- )
1914 Arnold S Denker, NY, US chess champion (1944-46)
1914 Hermanus P "Piet" Mulder, Dutch journalist (Parool/VARA)
1915 Ann Sheridan, Denton Texas, actress (Dodge City, Another World)
1915 Godfrey Brown, England, 4 X 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1936)
1917 Victor G M Marijnen, Dutch premier (1963-65)
1922 Murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle)
1922 Uros Krek, composer
1923 Lola Flores, entertainer
1923 Lucille Bremer, dancer/actress (Ruthless, Ziegfeld Follies)
1923 Zvi Zeitlin, Dubrovnik Yugoslavia, violinist/prof (Eastman School)
1924 Robert G Mugabe, premier/president of Zimbabwe
1925 Sam Peckinpah
1925 Sam Peckinpah
1925 Sam Peckinpah
1925 Sam Peckinpah
1925 Sam Peckinpah
1925 Al Fann, Cleve, actor (Alvin-He's the Mayor)
1925 Jack Ramsay, NBA coach
1925 Sam Peckinpah, Fresno CA, film director (Wild Bunch, Straw Dogs)
1926 Hans Andreus, [Johan W van der Zant], Dutch poet (Animal Language)
1927 Erma Bombeck
1927 Erma Bombeck
1927 Erma Bombeck
1927 Erma Bombeck
1927 Erma Bombeck
1927 Erma Bombeck, Dayton Ohio, humorist (Grass is Always Greener...)
1927 Hubert de Givenchy, Beauvais France, fashion designer (Audrey Hepburn)
1927 Pierre Mercure, composer
1930 Elizabeth Adams, madame
1931 Larry Hagman, TV actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Dallas)
1932 Harald V, King of Norway (1991- )
1933 Nina Simone
1933 Nina Simone
1933 Nina Simone
1933 Nina Simone
1933 Nina Simone
1933 Nina Simone, [Eunice Waymon], Tyron NC, vocalist/pianist (Porgy)
1934 Rue McClanahan, Healdton Okla, actress (Maude, Golden Girls)
1935 Rue McClanahan
1935 Rue McClanahan
1935 Rue McClanahan
1935 Rue McClanahan
1935 Rue McClanahan
1935 Mark McManus, actor (Taggart, Nightstick, 2000 Weeks, 12th Night)
1936 Barbara Jordan
1936 Barbara Jordan
1936 Barbara Jordan
1936 Barbara Jordan
1936 Barbara Jordan
1936 Barbara Jordan, Houston, Tx, (Rep-D-Tx, 1972-78)
1937 Gary Lockwood, Van Nuys Cal, actor (2001, Survival Zone, Lieutenant)
1937 Ron Clarke, Australia, runner (held 19 world records)
1938 Beryl F Anthony Jr, (Rep-D-CA, 1979- )
1939 Richard Beymer, Avoca IA, actor (West Side Story, Diary of Anne Frank)
1939 Ron Nagle, rock producer (Riding with the King)
1940 John Lewis, (Rep-D-Georgia)
1940 Peter McEnery, England, actor (Game is Over, Moonspinners)
1941 Charlie Shelburne, English earl/large landowner
1942 Margarethe Von Trotta, Berlin Germany, actress/director (Marianne)
1943 David Geffen
1943 David Geffen
1943 David Geffen
1943 David Geffen
1943 David Geffen
1943 David Geffin, Brooklyn NY, record producer (Geffin, Asylum)
1943 Duncan Swift, jazz pianist
1943 Roberto Faenza, director (Cop Killers, Corrupt)
1944 Herman de Coninck, Flemish writer/poet (Impossible Work)
1944 Kitty Winn, Wash DC, actress (Beacon Hill)
1945 Paul Newton, rock bassist
1945 Sudhir Naik, cricketer (Indian Test batsman in 2 Tests 1974)
1946 Tyne Daly
1946 Tyne Daly
1946 Tyne Daly
1946 Tyne Daly
1946 Tyne Daly
1946 Alan Rickman, actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves)
1946 Desmond Lewis, WI cricket batsman/keeper (avg 86.33 in 3 Tests)
1946 Tricia Nixon Cox, Richard Milhaus' daughter (or 0202)
1946 Tyne Daly, Madison Wisc, actress (Cagney & Lacey, Angel Unchained)
1947 Olympia J Snowe, (Rep-R-ME, 1979- )
1948 Larry Ragland, Richmond Va, comedian (Keep on Truckin')
1949 Jerry Harrison, Milwaukee, rock keyboardist (Talking Heads)
1951 John Parker, cricketer (NZ batsman of 70s)
1951 Michael Cotten, rock synthesizer (Tubes)
1951 Vince Welnick, rock keyboardist (Tubes)
1952 Jean-Jacques Brunel, rock bassist (Stranglers-Dreamtime)
1953 Christine Ebersole, Park Forest Ill, actress (SNL, Valerie, Tootsie)
1953 William L Petersen, actor (Return to Lonesome Dove)
1954 Ivo van Damme, Belgium, 800/1500m dash (Olympic-silver-1976)
1955 Kelsey Grammer
1955 Kelsey Grammer
1955 Kelsey Grammer
1955 Kelsey Grammer
1955 Kelsey Grammer
1956 Woody Brown, Dayton Ohio, actor (Cliff-Facts of Life)
1958 Alan Trammell
1958 Alan Trammell
1958 Alan Trammell
1958 Alan Trammell
1958 Alan Trammell
1958 Alan Trammell, Garden Grove CA, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
1958 Jack Coleman, Easton Pa, actor (Steven Carrington-Dynasty)
1958 Jake Steinfeld, exercise expert (Body by Jake)
1958 Mary-Chapin Carpenter, Princeton NJ, country vocalist (This Shirt)
1961 Christopher Atkins, Rye NY, actor (Peter-Dallas, Blue Lagoon)
1961 Ranking Roger, rock vocalist (English Beat-Drowning)
1961 Yobes Ondieki, Kenya, 10K runner (world record)
1963 Greg Turner, Dunedin NZ, Australasia golfer
1963 Michael Gostigian, Newtown Sq PA, pentathelete (Oly-16th-88, 92, 96)
1964 Alana Soares, Redondo Beach Ca, playmate (Mar, 1983)
1964 Mark E Kelly, Orange NJ, Lt USN/astronaut
1964 Scott J Kelly, Orange NJ, Lt USN/astronaut
1964 Willie Pless, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
1965 Jayson Meyer, Regina Saskatchewan, hockey defenseman (Team Germany)
1965 Keith Arthurton, cricketer (Charlestown, Nevis WI lefty bat)
1966 Bronwen Booth, London, actress (Andy-One Life to Live, Eternal Evil)
1966 Chris Donnels, US baseball infielder (Houston Astros)
1966 Edie Boyer, St Paul Minn, discus thrower
1966 Tommy Hendricks, rocker
1966 Wendy James, London England, vocalist (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
1967 Bas Roorda, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, NEC) [or Feb 13]
1967 Leroy Russel Burrell, Phila, long jumper (Olympics-96)
1967 Patrick Lodewijks, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen)
1968 Pellom McDaniels, NFL defensive end (KC Chiefs)
1968 Terry Allen, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, Wash Redskins)
1969 Dean Noel, CFL full back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1969 Petra Kronberger, Austrian alpine skiier (Olympic-gold-1992)
1970 Javier De La Hoya, Mexican/US baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1970 Marc Woodard, NFL linebacker (Phila Eagles)
1970 Michael Slater, cricketer (devastating Aust opening bat since 1993)
1970 Patrick Pilloni, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1970 Will Moore, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots, Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 Arco Jochemsen, Dutch soccer player (SVDB, Vitesse)
1971 Jeff Schmidt, US baseball pitcher (California Angels)
1971 Jey Phillips, WLAF safety (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 Jose Solano, actor (Baywatch)
1971 Terry Mickens, NFL wide reciever (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1972 Karl DeWolf, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
1973 Brian Rolston, Flint, NHL left wing (Olympics-1994, NJ Devils)
1973 Les Gutches, Medford Oregon, 180« lbs freestyle wrestler (Oly-1996)
1974 Alexei Lojkin, NHL forward (Belarus, Oly-98)
1974 Rohsaan Griffin, Texas City Texas, 200m runner
1975 Scott Miller, Sydney NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)
1975 Troy Slaten, actor (Jerry-Parker Lewis Can't Lose)
1976 Robin Confer, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
1976 Ryan Smyth, Banff, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
1979 Jennifer Love Hew
1979 Jennifer Love Hew
1979 Jennifer Love Hew
1979 Jennifer Love Hew
1979 Jennifer Love Hew
1986 Amedeo, Belgium, son of princess Astrid/arch duke Lorenz

Events


1173 Pope Alexander III canonizes Thomas Becket Absp of Canterbury
1431 England begins trial against Joan of Arc
1564 Philip II routes cardinal Granvelle to Franche-Comt‚
1574 Spanish garrison of Middelburg Neth surrenders
1583 Groningen Neth begins using Gregorian calendar
1598 Boris Godunov crowned tsar
1613 Michael Romanov, son of Patriarch of Moscow, elected Russian tsar
1673 Michiel A de Ruyter appointed lt-admiral-general of Dutch fleet
1675 Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Gelderland
1764 John Wilkes thrown out of Engl House of Commons for "Essay on Women"
1777 English ambassador Joseph Yorke demands dismissal of Governor John de Graaff for saluting US flag
1782 US congress resolves establishment of a US mint
1792 Congress passes Pres Succession Act
1795 Freedom of worship established in France under constitution
1797 Trinidad, West Indies surrenders to British
1804 First self-propelled locomotive on rails demonstrated, in Wales.
1804 First self-propelled locomotive on rails demonstrated, in Wales.
1804 1st locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for 1st time, in Wales
1828 1st American Indian newspaper in US, "Cherokee Phoenix," published
1842 1st known sewing machine patented in US, John Greenough, Wash DC
1846 1st US woman telegrapher, Sarah G Bagley, Lowell, Mass
1853 US authorizes minting of $3 gold pieces
1857 Congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US
1857 US issues flying eagle cents
1858 Edwin T Holmes installs 1st electric burglar alarm (Boston, Mass)
1861 Navaho indians elect Herrero Grande as chief
1862 Confederate Constitution & presidency are declared permanent
1862 Texas Rangers win Confederate victory at Battle of Val Verde, NM
1864 -22] Battle at Okolona, Mississippi
1864 1st US Catholic parish church for blacks dedicated, Baltimore
1866 Lucy B Hobbs (Taylor) becomes 1st US woman to earn a DDS degree
1874 Benjamin Disraeli replaces William Gladstone as English premier
1874 Oakland Daily Tribune begins publication
1878 First Telephone book is issued, in New Haven, Conn.
1878 First Telephone book is issued, in New Haven, Conn.
1878 1st telephone book issued, 50 subscribers (New Harbor, Connecticut)
1882 NYC's 24 hour race begins, winner with most mileage in 24 hours
1883 2nd French government of Ferry begins
1885 Washington Monument dedicated (Wash DC)
1887 1st US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)
1887 Oregon becomes 1st US state to make Labor Day a holiday
1895 NC Legislature, adjourns for day to mark death of Frederick Douglass
1902 Dr Harvey Cushing, 1st US brain surgeon, does his 1st brain operation
1903 Cornerstone laid for US army war college, Washington, DC
1904 National Ski Association forms in Ishpeming Mich
1907 SS Berlin sinks off Hoek van Holland Neth (142 dead)
1909 John Galsworthy's "Strife," premieres in London
1910 John Galsworthy's "Justice," premieres in London
1911 Gustav Mahler conducts his last concerto (Berceuse ‚l‚gique)
1914 White Wolf troops attack Zhanjiang China
1915 20th Russian Army corps surrenders
1915 World's Fair in SF opens
1916 Battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties)
1917 British Mendi sinks off Isle of Wight, 627 die
1917 Train near Chirurcha Romania catches fire & explodes; 100s die
1918 Australians chase Turkish troop out of Jericho, Dutch Palestine
1919 German National Meeting accepts Anschluss: incorporation of Austria
1919 Revolutionary strike in Barcelona
1920 Darius Milhaud & Jean Cocteau's ballet, premieres in Paris
1922 Airship Rome explodes at Hampton Roads Virginia; 34 die
1922 Great Britain grants Egypt independence
1922 WHK-AM in Cleveland OH begins radio transmissions
1923 Andr‚ Charlot's musical "Rats," premieres in London
1925 1st issue of "New Yorker" magazine published
1925 Mass meeting of SPD's Reichsbanner Black-Red-Gold in Magdeburg
1927 Franz Lehr's opera "Zarewitsch," premieres
1930 Marc Connelly's "Green Pastures," premieres in NYC
1931 Alka Seltzer introduced
1931 Chicago White Sox & NY Giants play 1st exhibition night game
1932 Andr‚ Tardieu becomes premier of France
1932 Camera exposure meter patented, WN Goodwin
1934 Nicaraguan patriot Augusto Cesar Sandino assassinated by Natl Guard
1939 Belgian govt of Pierlot forms
1941 US Senate accepts Omar Bradley's demotion to brig-general
1942 US female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn
1942 US male Figure Skating championship won by Bobby Specht
1943 Dutch RC bishops protest against persecution of Jews
1943 German offensive at Western Dorsalgebergte Tunisia
1944 "War As It Happens" news show premieres on NBC TV (NYC only)
1945 Archbishop De Jong calls for help with war casualties
1945 British Army captures Goch
1945 US 10th Armour division overthrows Orscholz line
1946 Anti-British demonstrations in Egypt
1947 1st broadcast of 1st US TV soap opera "A Woman to Remember"
1947 1st instant developing camera demonstrated in NYC, by E H Land
1947 Whipper Billy Watson beats Bill Longson, to become wrestling champ
1950 WOI TV channel 5 in Ames-Des Moines, IA (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting
1951 SC House urges "Shoeless Joe" Jackson be reinstated
1952 Bangladesh Martyrs Day (martyrs of Bengali Language Movement)
1952 Dick Button performs 1st figure skating triple jump in competition
1952 Liz Taylor's 2nd marriage (Michael Wilding)
1953 "Maggie" closes at National Theater NYC after 5 performances
1953 F Crick & J Watson discover structure of DNA-molecule
1953 Longest collegiate basketball game (6 OTs) Niagara beats Siena 88-81
1957 Dodgers (Ft Worth) & Cubs (LA) "trade" minor league franchises
1958 "Portotino" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 3 performances
1958 Egypt-Syria as UAR elect Nasser president (99.9% vote)
1960 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open
1961 Friedrich Drrenmatt's "Die Physiker," premieres in Zrich
1961 Gabon adopts constitution
1961 Mercury-Atlas 2 reentry Test reaches 172 km
1962 Minister De Pous confirms natural gas reserves in Groningen Neth
1963 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1964 UK flies 24,000 rolls of Beatle wallpaper to US
1966 Indonesia's president Sukarno fires General Nasution
1968 150,000 demonstrate against leftist students in West-Berlin
1968 Baseball announces a minimum annual salary of $10,000
1969 1st launching of heavy N-1 rocket at Baikonur Kazachstan (explodes)
1969 Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Wash Senators
1970 Jackson 5 make TV debut on "American Bandstand"
1970 Pathet Lao conquerors Xieng Khuang & Muong Suy
1971 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Sears Women's World Golf Classic
1971 Series of tornadoes cuts through Miss & La killing 117
1972 Michael Weller's "Moonchildren," premieres in NYC
1972 Richard Nixon becomes 1st US president to visit China
1973 Chicago Black Hawks, record 262nd NHL game without being shut-out
1973 Israeli fighters shoot Libyan aircraft down, killing 108
1974 Israeli forces leave western Suez
1974 Silver hits record $5.96« an ounce in London
1974 Yugoslavia adopts constitution
1975 John Lennon releases "Rock 'n' Roll" album
1975 John Mitchell, HR Haldeman & John D Ehrlichman sentenced to 2«-8 yrs
1976 "Rockabye Hamlet" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 7 perfs
1976 Cardinal Willebrands installed as archbishop of Utrecht
1977 74 Unification Church couples wed in NYC
1979 Japan launches Hakucho x-ray satellite & Corsa-B (550/580 km)
1979 2 Iowa girls HS basketball teams play 4 scoreless quarters game was won 4-2 in 4th overtime period
1980 Eric Heiden skates Olympic record 1500m in 1:55.44
1980 Hanni Wenzel is 1st Liechtensteiner to win Olymp gold (giant slalom)
1981 "Yorkshire Ripper" Peter Sutcliffe, murderer of 13 women, captured
1981 Charles Rocket clearly says "fuck" on Saturday Night Live
1981 Japan launches Hinotori satellite to study solar flares (580/640 k)
1981 NASA launches Comstar D-4
1982 "Ain't Misbehavin'" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 1604 perfs
1982 "Little Me" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 36 performances
1982 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic
1983 Donald Davis runs 1 mile backwards in 6 m 7.1 s
1983 NBA San Diego Clippers begin a 29 game road losing streak
1985 Evert van Benthem wins 13th Friese 11 city skateing race
1985 Largest NBA crowd to date 44,970 (Atlanta at Detroit)
1985 Tim Raines is awarded a $12 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator
1986 AIDS patient Ryan White returns to classes at Western Middle School
1986 Tennis star Jimmy Connors fined $20,000 & suspended for 10 weeks
1987 Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Tsumura Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open
1987 Syrian army marches into Beirut
1988 Actor Dudley Moore marries actress Brogan Lane
1988 Gustafson skates world record 10km (13:48.20)
1988 Televangelist Jimmy Swaggert confesses his sins to his congregation
1989 Pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling
1989 US bust Chinese ring, capture record 820 lbs heroin ($1B st value)
1989 US capture record 820 lbs of heroin ($1 B street value)[dup]
1990 32nd Grammy Awards: Wind Beneath My Wings, Nick of Time wins
1991 "Lost in Yonkers" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 780 perfs
1991 Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers," premieres in NYC
1991 USSR announces Iraq agrees to a proposal to end Persian Gulf War US calls the plan unacceptable
1992 Kristi Yamaguchi of US wins Olympic gold medal in women's fig skating
1993 43rd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 135-132 (OT) at Salt Lake City
1993 Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record indoor (6.15 m)
1995 CFL's Sacramento Gold Miners become San Antonio Texans
1995 RAF-pilot Jo Salter is 1st woman to fly in a tornado
1996 Soyuz TM-23, launched into orbit
1997 "Empire Strikes Back, special edition," premieres
1997 STS 82 (Discovery 22) lands
1998 Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open

That's All....

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