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Sunday, February 25, 2018.



Birthdays


1635 Walraad, the Elder, Dutch fieldmarshall/earl of Nassau-Usingen
1643 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95)
1680 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer
1707 Carlo Goldoni, Italy, lawyer/playwright (Belisario, Love of 3 Oranges)
1725 Armand-Louis Couperin, Paris France, organist/composer (Notre Dame)
1725 Karl Wilhelm Ramler, German poet (Geistliche Kantaten)
1727 Armand-Louis Couperin, composer
1731 Simon Stijl, Frisian physician/writer
1732 Robert Hudson, composer
1735 Ernst William Wolf, composer
1778 Jos‚ Francisco de San Mart¡n, liberated Argentina, Chile & Per£
1788 Mateo Ferrer, composer
1794 Gerrit Schimmelpenninck, Dutch earl of Nijenhuis/Peckedam
1807 George Alfred Trenholm, Secy Treas (Confederacy), died in 1876
1808 James Bowen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1809 George Washington Cullom, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1892
1811 Carl Schuberth, composer
1814 Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian national poet/painter (3/9 NS) [OS]
1815 Robert Hall Chilton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1879
1832 Theodorus J I Arnold, bibliographer (Bibliotheca Belgian)
1833 Clement Anselm Evans, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1911
1833 Julie Verstraete-Lacquet, Flemish actress
1840 Alexis Hollander, composer
1840 Otto Liebmann, German philosopher (Climax of Theories)
1841 Pierre Auguste Renoir
1841 Pierre Auguste Renoir
1841 Pierre Auguste Renoir
1841 Pierre Auguste Renoir
1841 Pierre Auguste Renoir
1841 Pierre Auguste Renoir, Limoges France, Impressionist painter/sculptor
1842 Karl May, German writer (Old Shatterhand/Winnetou)
1847 John Watson, Canada, philosopher (Objective Idealism)
1855 George Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888)
1856 Charles Lang Freer, art collector; endowed Freer Gallery [or 1876]
1860 Menso Kamerlingh Onnes, painter/water colors painter
1860 William James Ashley, English economic-historian
1866 Benedetto Croce, Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher
1868 Anthony J Block, Dutch lawyer (strafproces)
1871 Oliver Samuel Campbell, tennis champ (US Open-1890)
1873 Enrico Caruso, singer
1873 Enrico Caruso, singer
1873 Enrico Caruso, Naples Italy, operatic tenor (Faust)
1876 Charles Freer, art collector; endowed Freer Gallery [or 1856]
1879 Otakar Ostrcil, composer
1881 William Foster, Mass, Communist Pres candidate (1924,28,32)
1882 Bruno? Traven, German? writer (Sierra Madre)
1882 Jozef Goossenaerts, Flemish philologist (Language boundary)
1882 Ludvig Nordstr”m, Sweden, writer (Story of Peter Svensk)
1887 Leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter)
1888 John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State for President Eisenhower
1888 John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State for President Eisenhower
1888 John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59)
1890 Myra Hess, London England, concert pianist
1894 Ernst Friedrich, Breslau Germany, pacifist (War Against War!)
1894 Howard Wendell, Poland, actor (4 Skulls of Jonathan Drake)
1895 DeBenneville "Bert" Bell, PA, NFL owner/commissioner/HOF (Eagles)
1895 Henri Martelli, composer
1896 John J McClellan, (Sen-D-Ark)
1897 Lili K”rber, writer
1898 William Thomas Astbury, English physicist/chemist (textiles)
1899 Leo J Weisgerber, German linguist
1900 Jed Harris, producer/director (Billy Rose Show, Operation Mad Ball)
1901 Zeppo Marx
1901 Zeppo Marx
1901 Zeppo Marx
1901 Zeppo Marx
1901 Zeppo Marx
1901 Federico Ghisi, composer
1901 [Herbert] Zeppo Marx, NYC, comedian/actor (Marx Brothers)
1902 Max Kommerell, German literary/author (Die Gefangenen)
1902 Oscar Cullmann, Swiss theologist (Das Petrusproblem)
1904 Adelle Davis
1904 Adelle Davis
1904 Adelle Davis
1904 Adelle Davis
1904 Adelle Davis
1904 Adelle Davis, author (Lets Stay Healthy)/nutritionist (died of cancer)
1906 Boris Papandopulo, composer
1906 Domingo Ortega, Spanish bullfighter
1906 Howard Zahniser, Father of Wilderness Act
1906 Warren Hymer, NYC, actor (Girl From Havana, Meet the Mob)
1907 Mary Coyle Chase, playwright (Harvey-Pulitzer Prize)
1907 Shimen Rushkin, Poland, actor (Beau Brummel, Having a Wonderful Time)
1908 Frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree)
1909 Edgar Pangborn, US, sci-fi author (Judgment of Eve, Davy)
1909 John Evan "Jasper" Weston Mather, writer
1910 Millicent Fenwick, NYC, (Rep-R-NJ 1975-82) (Doonesbury)
1912 Richard Wattis, England, actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince & Showgirl)
1913 Jim Backus
1913 Jim Backus
1913 Jim Backus
1913 Jim Backus
1913 Jim Backus
1913 Gert Froebe, Saxony Germany, actor (Goldfinger)
1913 Jim Backus, Cleve, actor (Mr Magoo, Thurston Howell III-Gilligan Is)
1914 John Arlott, cricketer (the doyen of cricket commentators & writers)
1916 Ian Wallace, British CEO
1916 Ralph Baldwin, harness driver (set 11 major world records)
1917 Anthony Burgess
1917 Anthony Burgess
1917 Anthony Burgess
1917 Anthony Burgess
1917 Anthony Burgess
1917 Alex Gordon, architect
1917 Anthony Burgess, essayist/novelist (Clockwork Orange)
1917 Asta E R Elstak, Suriname/Dutch social worker
1918 Henry Norwood Ewell, Harrisburg Pa, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1948)
1918 Robert Lorimer "Bobby" Riggs, US tennis star (US Open 1939, 41)
1919 F de Jong Edz, Dutch historian
1919 Monty Irvin, baseball hall of famer (NY Giants)
1920 Antony Duff, diplomat
1920 Hayes Gordon, Boston MA, actor (Sky Pirates, Dark Room)
1922 Matti Rautio, composer
1923 Roger Parker, Lord Justice of Appeal
1924 Peg Ridge, peace campaigner
1925 Bert Remsen, Glen Cove NY, actor (Mario-It's a Living)
1926 Harvey McGregor, QC/warden (New College-Oxford)
1927 Dick Jones, Snyder Tx, actor (Buffalo Bill Jr)
1927 Jacques Monod, composer
1927 Jane Nigh, Hollywood Calif, actress (Lorelei-Big Town)
1927 Ralph Stanley, country singer
1928 Keith Williamson, British RAF marshal
1928 Larry Gelbart, writer/producer/actor (Oh God!, M*A*S*H)
1928 Richard Stern, US writer
1929 Christopher George, Royal Oak Minn, actor (Rat Patrol, Immortal)
1929 Peter Bingham Hinchcliff, Brit church historian (1 Sided Reciprocity)
1929 Peter Hinchcliff, historian
1929 Tommy Newsom, Va, musician/bandleader/saxophonist (Tonight Show)
1930 Erica Pedretti, writer
1931 Edward Kellett-Bowman, British MEP
1931 J R Stephenson, Lt-col/secretary (MCC)
1932 Faron Young, country singer/actor (Hidden Guns, Daniel Boone)
1932 Laurence New, Major-General
1932 Martin William Karlins, composer
1934 Lord Crickhowell
1934 Michael Wheeler-Booth, Clerk of the Parliaments
1934 Robert Neame, brewer
1936 Jonnie Nicely, playmate (Aug, 1956)
1936 Norman Orville Scribner, composer
1937 Tom Courtenay
1937 Tom Courtenay
1937 Tom Courtenay
1937 Tom Courtenay
1937 Tom Courtenay
1937 Basia Johnson, maid (inherited Johnson & Johnson fortune)
1937 Bob Schieffer, Austin Tx, newscaster (CBS Weekend News)
1937 Tom Courtenay, England, actor (Dresser, Dr Zhivago, To Catch a Spy)
1938 Diane Baker, Hollywood Calif, actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Marnie)
1938 Farokh Engineer, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1961-75)
1938 Herb Elliott, Australia, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1960)
1939 A C F Verity, master (Dulwich College)
1939 Marisa Mell, Graz Austria, actress (Masquerade, Casanova '70)
1940 Billy Packer, Wellsville NY, basketball sportscaster (CBS)
1940 George Paul, CEO (Norwich Union Insurance Group)
1940 Hector MacKenzie, trade unionist
1940 Jes£s Lopez-Cobos, Toro Spain, conductor (Intl Conductor Competition)
1940 Jud Taylor, actor (Dr Gerson-Dr Kildare)
1940 Ron Santo, shortstop (Cubs, 1st baseball player to veto his trade)
1941 David Puttnam, London, film producer/CEO (Columbia Pictures)
1941 Ramon Pagayon Santos, composer
1941 Stewart Sutherland, Principal/Vice-Chancellor (Edinburgh University)
1941 Susan Browning, Baldwin NY, actress (Pat-Mary Hartman)
1943 George Harrison
1943 Sally Jessy Raphael
1943 George Harrison
1943 Sally Jessy Raphael
1943 George Harrison
1943 Sally Jessy Raphael
1943 George Harrison
1943 Sally Jessy Raphael
1943 George Harrison
1943 Sally Jessy Raphael
1943 George Harrison, rocker (Beatle/Travelling Willberries-My Sweet Lord)
1943 Maryann Amacher, composer
1943 Sally Jessy Raphael, TV talk show host (Sally) [or May 25]
1944 Karen Grassle, Berkeley Ca, actress (Caroline-Little House on Prairie)
1944 Kristina Holland, Fayetteville NC, (Tina-Courtship of Eddie's Father)
1945 Elkie Brooks, Manchester England, rocker (Pearl's a Singer)
1945 Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul, Trinidad, novelist, essayist (Fireflies)
1946 F Xaver Kroetz, writer
1947 Eddie Thomson, Australian soccer coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1947 Lee Edward Evans, Madera Calif, 400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-1968)
1947 Lewis Moonie, British MP
1948 G B Warren, British biochemist
1949 Lord Sempill
1950 Anthony Lloyd, British MP
1950 Emitt Rhodes, musician (Merry-go-Round)
1950 Neil Jordan, director (Crying Game)
1950 Rick Flair, [Richard Fliehr], wrestling champ (NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA)
1952 James A Barcia, (Rep-D-Michigan)
1953 Garrett Glaser, entertainment correspondent (Entertainment Tonight)
1954 Steve Rixon, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (1977-85)
1955 Leann Hunley, actress (Dane Carrington-Dynasty, Dawson's Creek)
1956 Davie Cooper, soccer star
1957 Jane Ackroyd, British sculptor
1957 Stuart "Woody" Wood, Scot, guitarist (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)
1958 Kurt Rambis, NBA forward (Lakers, Hornets)/Clark Kent look-a-like
1959 Mike Peters, rocker (Alarm-In the Summertime)
1960 Glen Bishop, cricketer (S Aussie bat, 2 ODI's for Australia 1987)
1962 Birgit Fischer, German DR, 500m kayaker (Olympic-gold-1980)
1962 Cammy Ciarelli, Iowa City, WPVA volleyballer (Best of Beach-2nd-1995)
1962 Foster Emerson Sylvers, rocker
1963 Alison Roberts, fashion designer
1963 Paul O'Neill, Columbus OH, right fielder (Cin Reds, NY Yankees)
1963 Tom McHale, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1964 Don Majkowski, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions)
1964 Steve Nevius, film editor (Eden, Fall Time, Damascus)
1965 Carrot Top, [Scott Thompson], Fla, comedian (Amer Comedy Award-1994)
1965 Veronica Webb, supermodel/actress (Jungle Fever, Malcolm X)
1966 Don Anurasiri, cricketer (Sri Lankan slow left-armer)
1966 Samantha Phillips, Ft Meade MD, Penthouse Pet
1966 Stacey Cortez, actress (Sheila Cantillan-General Hospital)
1966 Tea Leoni, NYC, actress (Flying Blind, Naked Truth)
1967 Jenny Byrne, Perth Australia, tennis star (1984 Futures-Wyong-AUS)
1967 Nick Leeson, British banker (Baring bank)
1967 Rich Rowland, US baseball catcher (Detroit Tigers)
1968 David Hulse, US baseball outfielder (Texas Rangers)
1969 Donald Hodge, NBA center (Charlotte Hornets)
1969 Kerry Dienelt, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Oly-bronze-96)
1969 Michelle Gibson, equestrian dressage (Olympics-bronze-96)
1970 Alfred Jordan, CFL cornerback (Calgary Stampeders)
1970 Brian O'Neal, NFL full back (SF 49ers)
1970 Corey Mayfield, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970 Dave Brown, NFL quarterback (NY Giants)
1970 Joe Bowden, NFL linebacker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1970 Troy Mallette, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Ottawa Senators)
1971 Andrew Hermann, US 50K walker (Olympics-96)
1971 Byron Dafoe, Sussex Eng, NHL goalie (LA Kings)
1971 David Fox, US, 50m freestyle (Olympics-6th-96)
1971 Helen Dobson, Skegness England, golfer (1993 State Farm Rail Classic)
1971 Jennifer LaVoie, Nashua NH, playmate (Aug, 1993)
1971 Nova Peris, Darwin Australia, field hockey left halfback (Olympics-96)
1971 Sean Astin, LA Calif, actor (Goonies, Toy Soldiers)
1972 Chris Harrison, guard (Detroit Lions)
1972 Erwin van de Looi, soccer player (Vitesse)
1972 Sean Harris, NFL linebacker (Chic Bears)
1973 Daryl Gardener, defensive end (Miami Dolphins)
1973 Kirrily Sharpe, Bankstown Aust, tennis star (1995 Futures-Saga-JPN)
1974 Detron Smith, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1974 Tamarick Vanover, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
1975 Hercules Kyvelos, Montreal Quebec, boxer (Olympics-96)
1976 Chris Pitman, rocker (Zaum, Tool)
1976 Samaki Walker, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
1992 Libby [Elizabeth] Callahan, Columbia SC, sport pistol (Olympics-96)

Events


1095 Council of Rockingham: bishop Anselmus vs King William II Rufus
1358 Dalmati‰ flees Venice
1497 Italians troops reconquer Taranto on France
1502 Austrian emperor Maximilian I reformats govt machine
1540 Francisco V squez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola M‚xico
1570 Pius V excommunicates Elizabeth, absolves her subjects from allegiance
1605 Portuguese garrison on Ambon surrenders to Admiral Van der Haghen
1623 Duke Maximilian I of Bavaria becomes monarch of Palts
1634 Irish captain Walter Devereaux kills duke Wallenstein
1643 Dutch US colonists kill Algonquin-indians
1667 Abraham Crijnssens fleet reach Fort Willoughby on Suriname River
1746 Cumberlands troops occupy Aberdeen
1751 1st performing monkey exhibited in America, NYC (admission 1›)
1791 1st Bank of US chartered
1793 1st cabinet meeting (At George Washington's home)
1799 1st federal forestry legislation authorizes purchase of timber land
1799 Congress passes 1st federal quarantine legislation
1803 1,800 sovereign German states unite into 60 states
1804 Jefferson nominated for president at Democratic-Republican caucus
1828 John Quincy Adam's son John marries in White House
1830 Victor Hugo's "Hernani" premieres in Paris
1836 Samuel Colt patents 1st revolving barrel multishot firearm
1837 1st US electric printing press patented by Thomas Davenport
1838 London pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours
1839 Seminoles & black allies shipped from Tampa Bay Florida, to West
1847 State University of Iowa is approved
1859 1st use of "insanity plea" to prove innocence
1862 Congress forms US Bureau of Engraving & Printing
1862 Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in US by Pres Abraham Lincoln
1863 Congress creates national banking system, comptroller of currency
1870 Hiram Revels, is sworn in as 1st black member of Congress (Sen-R-MS)
1875 Kiowa Indians under Lone Wolf (Guipago) surrender at Ft Sill
1879 Congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act
1885 US Congress condemns barbed wire around govt grounds
1892 James Barrie's "Walker London," premieres in London
1896 Italian govt decides to attack governor Baratieri of Eritrea
1901 George Cohan's musical "Governor's Son," premieres in NYC
1901 US Steel Corp organized under J P Morgan
1904 J M Synge's "Riders to the Sea" opens at Irish Natl Theater Society
1904 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Toronto Marlboroughs in 2 games
1905 Neth Workers van Vakverenigingen, (NVV) political party forms
1907 George Bernard Shaw's "Philanderer," premieres in London
1907 US proclaims protectorate over Dominican Republic
1908 1st tunnel under Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens
1910 Dali Lama flees Tibet from Chinese troop to British-Indies
1911 Opera "Natoma," premieres in Phila
1913 16th Amendment ratified, authorizing income tax
1916 German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun
1919 Oregon is first state to tax gasoline (1 cent per gallon).
1919 Oregon is first state to tax gasoline (1 cent per gallon).
1919 League of Nations set up by Paris Treaty
1919 Oregon is 1st state to tax gasoline (1› per gallon)
1921 Georgian SSR proclaimed
1923 Bread in Berlin rises to 2,000 mark
1924 Marie Boyd scores 156 points in Maryland HS basketball game (163-3)
1925 Glacier Bay National Monument established in Alaska
1925 US female Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran
1925 US male Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles
1926 Francisco Franco becomes General of Spain
1926 Kwo-Min-Tang (Guomindang) declares war on govt/warlords
1927 Gdanks & Polish accord concerning traffic through Polish corridor
1930 Check photographing device patented
1930 George Headley completes twin tons in Test Cricket v Engld (114 & 112)
1932 Immigrant Adolf Hitler gets German citizenship
1933 1st genuine aircraft carrier christened, USS Ranger
1933 Major NFL rule changes (hash mark 10 yds in, posts on goal line)
1933 Thomas Yawkey purchases Boston Red Sox
1938 British Lord Halifax becomes Foreign Minister
1939 1st Anderson bomb shelter in Britain erected in an Islington garden
1940 1st televised (W2XBS, NYC) hockey game (Rangers vs Canadians)
1941 Boston Bruins set NHL record of 23-game unbeaten streak (15-0-8)
1941 February strike against persecution of Jews, in Amsterdam
1943 Vietminh forms Indo Chinese Democratic Front
1944 US 1st Army completes invasion plan
1945 US aircraft carriers attack Tokyo
1948 Communists seize Czechoslovakia/C Gottwald becomes premier
1949 WAC Corporal rocket achieves height of 400k (record)
1950 "Your Show of Shows" with Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca premieres on NBC Writers include Mel Brooks, Neil Simon & Woody Allen
1951 "Michael Todd's Peep Show" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 278 perf
1951 1st Pan American Games opens (Buenos Aires Argentina)
1951 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins Orlando Florida 2 Ball Golf Tournament
1952 6th Winter Olympic games close at Oslo, Norway
1953 "Wonderful Town" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 559 perfs
1954 Abdul Nasser appointed Egyptian premier
1956 Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference
1957 Buddy Holly & Crickets record "That'll Be the Day"
1957 Supreme Court decides 6-3, baseball is only antitrust exempt pro sport
1960 John Cage's "Music for Amplified Toy Pianos," premieres
1960 Lillian Hellman's "Toys in the Attic," premieres in NYC
1961 Niagara ends St Bonaventura's 99-game home basketball win streak
1961 Paul Bikle in glider climbs from 1208 m at release to record 14,10
1962 India Congress Party wins elections
1962 Mike O'Hara completes record 97th marathon
1962 Robert Kennedy visits Netherlands
1963 Beatles release their 1st single in US "Please Please Me"
1964 Austrian chancellor Alfons Gorbach resigns
1964 Cassius Clay TKOs Sonny Liston in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
1966 Syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad
1968 430 Unification Church couples wed in Korea
1968 Makarios re-elected president of Cyprus
1969 Beatles begin recording Abbey Road album
1969 Mariner 6 launched for fly-by of Mars
1969 Pension plan for baseball is agreed to
1971 "Oh! Calcutta!" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 1,316 performances
1971 P Zindel's "And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little," premieres in NYC
1972 Lopsided trade, Cards trade Steve Carlton to Phillies for Rick Wise
1972 Paul McCartney releases "Give Ireland back to the Irish" single
1973 "Little Night Music" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 601 performances
1973 Juan Corona sentenced to 25 life sentences for 25 murders
1973 Steven Sondheim's musical "Little Night Music," premieres in NYC
1974 Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) begin tandem bicycle ride a record 18,020 miles around the world, completed on August 27, 1975
1975 Ewen Chatfield flattened by Peter Lever & seriously injured
1977 New Orleans' Pete Maravich sets NBA record for a guard with 68 pts
1977 Oil tanker explosion west of Honolulu spills 31 million gallons
1977 Soyuz 24 returns to Earth
1978 Botham scores 1st Test Cricket century, 103 v NZ Christchurch
1979 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
1979 Soyuz 32 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station is launched
1980 Coup ousts PM Henck Arron of Suriname
1981 23rd Grammy Awards: Sailing, Christopher Cross, Billy Joel wins
1981 Calgary Flames scored 11 goals against the Islanders
1981 Exec Board of Players' Assn votes unanimously to strike on May 29
1981 L Calvo Sotelo elected premier of Spain
1981 NHL most penalized game; Bruins vs Northstars, 84 penalties (392 mins)
1981 NY Islanders give up their most goals (11) vs Calgary Flames
1981 Rita Jenrette (wife of Abscam congressman) appears on Donahue
1981 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1981 Exec Board of Baseball Players' Assn votes unanimously to strike on May 29 if the issue of free-agent compensation remains unresolved
1982 Final episode of "The Lawrence Welk Show" airs
1982 Record speed for a snowmobile (239 kph)
1984 Oil fire in Cubatao Brazil kills 500
1986 28th Grammy Awards: We Are the World, Sade, Phil Collins wins
1986 Corazon Aquino becomes president of Philippines, Marcos flees
1986 Iran conquerors Iraq peninsula Fao
1986 Thousands of Egyptian military police riot, destroy 2 luxury hotel
1987 LaMarr Hoyt is banned from baseball for 1987, due to drug abuse
1987 Michael Jordan, scores Chicago Bull record 58 points in a game
1987 US Supreme Court upholds (5-4) affirmative action
1988 Bruce Springsteen "Tunnel of Love Tour," begins in Worcester Mass
1988 South Korea adopts constitution
1989 1st independent blue-collar labor union in Communist Hungary forms
1989 Dallas Cowboys fire coach Tom Landry after a 29-year career
1989 Dallas Cowboys' new owner fires 29-year coach Tom Landry
1989 Javed Miandad scores 271 v NZ at Eden Park
1989 Lowest baramotric pressure in Netherlands (956.7 mbar at De Bilt)
1989 Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1990 Australia beat Pakistan 2-0 to win the Cricket World Series Cup
1990 Nicaraguans votes out Sandinistas
1990 On a BBC taped interview, rock star Stevie Nicks breaks down, saying that she will never have children & no man can stand her for long
1991 Andrew Jones scores twin Test Cricket tons v Sri Lanka (122 & 100*)
1991 Bruce McNall, Wayne Gretzky & John Candy buy CFL's Toronto Argonauts
1991 US, barracks in Dhahran Saudi Arabia, hit by scud missile, kills 28
1992 34th Grammy Awards: Unforgetable, Marc Cohn wins
1993 "Fool Moon" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 207 performances
1993 Florida Marlins introduce their mascot "Billy"
1993 Pakistan all out 43 v West Indies, world one-day int record low
1994 Israeli extremist Baruch Goldstein massacres 30 Palestinians in Hebron
1994 Peruvian Yak-40 crashes into mountain near Tingo Maria, kills 31
1994 Phil Rizzuto elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1995 Bomb attack on train in Assam India (27 soldiers killed)
1995 British heavyweight Nigel Benn hits Gerard McClellan in hospital
1995 Moslem fundamentalists shoot 20 shite mosque goers dead
1995 PBA National Championship Won by Scott Alexander
1996 "Father" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 52 performances
1996 Rajindra Dhanraj takes 16-167 in match Trinidad v Leeward Is
1998 40th Grammy Awards:
1998 Pamela Lee has husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges
1998 Switzerland's 1st legal brothel opens in Zurich

That's All....

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