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Thursday, March 1, 2018.



Birthdays


1468 Paul III, last Renaissance pope (1534-49)
1692 Edward Cave, England, printer (Gentlemen's Magazine)
1696 Esprit Joseph Antoine Blanchard, composer
1728 Robert Bage, English writer (Criticism by Peter Faulkner)
1736 Anna Lee, Manchester England, founder (Shaker movement in America)
1784 Franz KL von Klenze, German architect (Hermitage, St-Petersburg)
1792 Gioacchino Rossini, Pesaro Italy, composer (Barber of Seville)
1792 Karl Ernst von Baler, Russia, naturalist (discovered human ovum)
1796 [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belgian astronomer/meteorology
1799 Augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington
1812 Hermann Hirschboch, German composer
1820 Adolf Schimon, composer
1828 Antonio Guzman Blanco, president Venezuela
1840 John Philip Holland, Liscannor Ireland, pioneer in submarine building
1852 Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer
1860 Herman Hollerith
1860 Herman Hollerith
1860 Herman Hollerith
1860 Herman Hollerith, invented first electric tabulating machine.
1860 Herman Hollerith
1860 Herman Hollerith, invented first electric tabulating machine.
1860 Herman Hollerith
1860 Herman Hollerith, inventor (1st electric tabulating machine)
1869 W E B DuBois, famous African
1884 Alfred Sendrey, composer
1890 John Philip Holland, father of modern submarine
1896 William Wellman
1896 William Wellman
1896 William Wellman
1896 William Wellman
1896 William Wellman
1896 Omer C F L Tulippe, Belgian geographer
1896 Ranchhodji Morarji Desai, premier of India (1977-79)
1896 Stanley Swash, CEO (Woolworths)
1896 William W Wellman, Brookline Mass, director (Star is Born)
1896 Wladimir Rudolfovich Vogel, composer
1900 Edna Swithenbank Manley, Jamaican sculptor, wife of PM
1900 Y˘rgos Sef‚ris, [Seferi dis], Greek diplomat/poet (Strofi)
1904 Jimmy Dorsey
1904 Jimmy Dorsey
1904 Jimmy Dorsey
1904 Jimmy Dorsey
1904 Jimmy Dorsey
1904 Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenber----dorff, Sr, near Hamburg, Germany
1904 Alan Richardson, composer
1904 Jimmy Dorsey, Shenandoah Pa, orch leader (Stage Show)
1904 John "Pepper" Martin, baseballer (NL stolen base leader 1933,34,36)
1908 Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)
1908 Balthus, painter (Valerie)
1920 Arthur Franz, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Invaders From Mars, Young Lions)
1920 James Mitchell, Sacramento Calif, actor (Palmer-All My Children)
1920 Louise Wood, director of Girl Scouts of USA (1961-72)
1924 David Beattie, British governor-general of NZ
1924 Otto Hutter, physiologist
1928 Alan Loveday, British(?) violinist
1928 Joss Ackland, London England, actor (Queenie, To Kill a Priest)
1928 McHenry Boatwright, signer
1932 Gavin Stevens, cricket (Australian bat on 59-60 India/Pakistan tour)
1936 Jack Lousma
1936 Jack Lousma
1936 Jack Lousma
1936 Jack Lousma
1936 Jack Lousma
1936 Alex Rocco, actor (Blue Knight, Stanley, Stunt Man)
1936 Alwin Schockemohle, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
1936 Henri "Rocket" Richard, NHL center (Montr‚al Canadiens)
1936 Jack R Lousma, Grand Rapids Mich, Col USMC/astronaut (Skylab 3, STS-3)
1940 Gretchen Christopher
1940 Gretchen Christopher
1940 Gretchen Christopher
1940 Gretchen Christopher
1940 Gretchen Christopher
1940 Gretchen Christopher, British(?) pop singer
1944 David Briggs, record producer
1944 Dennis Farina, Chicago Ill, actor (Mike Torello-Crime Story)
1944 Phyllis Frelich, Devil's Lake ND, actor (Love is Never Silent)
1948 Nikolai Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)
1948 Patricia [Anne] McKillip, US, sci-fi author (Fool's Run)
1948 Yuri Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)
1952 Bart Stupak, (Rep-D-Michigan)
1952 Raisa Smetanina, USSR, cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976, 80, 92)
1952 Raul Gonzalez, Mexican 50K speed walker (world record)
1952 Tim[othy] Powers, US, sci-fi author (Epitaph in Rust, Night Moves)
1955 Randy Jackson, rocker (Zebra-I Don't Know, I Don't Care)
1964 Henrik Sundstrom, Sweden, tennis star
1964 James RB Ogilvy, son of English princess Alexandra
1968 Bryce Paup, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills)
1968 Cary Conklin, NFL quarterback (SF 49ers)
1968 Chucky Brown, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)
1972 Antonio Sabato, Jr.
1972 Antonio Sabato, Jr.
1972 Antonio Sabato, Jr.
1972 Antonio Sabato, Jr.
1972 Antonio Sabato, Jr.
1972 Antonio Sabato Jr, actor (Jagger Cates-General Hospital)
1972 Chris Devine, Allentown Pa, diver (Olympics-96)
1972 Cyrus Beasley, Rowe NY, rower (Olympics-1996)
1972 Fabien Bownes, NFL wide receiver (Chic Bears)
1972 Mark Farraway, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
1976 Bryan Gillooly, Auburn NY, diver (Olympics-96)

Events


It's a LEAP YEAR! Leaping Lizards Sandy!
It's a LEAP YEAR! Leaping Lizards Sandy!
1504 Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians
1692 Sarah Good & Tituba, an Indian servant, accused of witchcraft, Salem
1695 English ex-premier Earl Danby accused of corruption
1704 French & Indians attack Deerfield, Mass, kill 50, abduct 100
1720 Queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns
1784 Marquis de Sade transferred from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille
1796 Jay's Treaty proclaimed, settles some differences with England
1816 Dutch (King) Willem II marries Russian grand-duchess Anna Paulowna
1832 Charles Darwin visits jungle near Bahia Brazil
1836 Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Les Huguenots," premieres in Paris
1848 Neufchatel declares independence of Switzerland
1856 Hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease
1868 1st British govt of Disraeli forms
1880 Gotthard railway tunnel between Switzerland & Italy completed
1892 Britian & US sign treaty on seal hunting in Bering Sea
1904 Theodore Roosevelt, appoints 7 man committee to study Panama Canal
1908 Dutch scientists produce solid helium
1932 Failed coup attempt by fascist Lapua Movement in Finland
1936 FDR signs 2nd neutrality act
1940 45 U boats sunk this month (170,000 ton)
1940 Frederic from G & S "Pirates of Penzance" finally released by pirate
1940 "Gone with the Wind," wins 8 Oscars
1940 Hattie McDaniel becomes 1st black woman to win an Oscar
1944 5 leaders of Indonesia Communist Party sentenced to death
1944 US troop land on Los Negros, Admirality Islands
1948 Stern-group bomb Cairo-Haifa train, 27 British soldiers died
1952 Ice Dance Championship at Paris France won by Westwood & Demmy GRB
1952 Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by Ria Falk & Paul Falk of GER
1952 Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Paris won by Jacqueline du Bief of FRA
1952 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Richard Button USA
1956 Islamic Republic forms in Pakistan
1956 Pres Eisenhower announces he would seek a 2nd term
1960 1st Playboy Club, featuring bunnies, opens in Chicago
1960 Earthquake kills 1/3 of Agadir Morocco population (12,000) in 15 sec
1960 JFK makes "missile gap" the presidential campaign issue
1960 KRET TV channel 23 in Richardson, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
1964 "Rugantino" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 28 performances
1964 Frank Rugani sets badminton shuttlecock distance record, 24.3 m
1964 LBJ reveals US secretly developed the A-11 jet fighter
1964 NC high school basketball teams play to 56-54 score in 13 overtime
1968 1st pulsar announced (CP 1919 by Jocelyn Burnell at Cambridge)
1968 Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" wins Grammy
1968 Howard Hanson's 6th Symphony, premieres
1968 US end regular flights with nuclear bombs
1968 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (Kerner Comm) reports against racism & demands aid given to blacks
1972 Hank Aaron becomes 1st baseball player to sign for $200,000 a year
1972 Jack Anderson discloses Dita Beard (ITT) memo indicating antitrust charges were dropped for $400,000 contribution to Republican Party
1980 Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHL player to score 800 career goals
1980 Michael Bracey ends 59 h 55 m trapped in an elevator, England
1984 KMFDM founded by Sascha Konietzko and Udo Sturm
1984 KMFDM founded by Sascha Konietzko and Udo Sturm
1984 KMFDM founded by Sascha Konietzko and Udo Sturm
1984 KMFDM founded by Sascha Konietzko and Udo Sturm
1984 KMFDM founded by Sascha Konietzko and Udo Sturm
1984 Canadian PM Pierre Elliott Trudeau announced he is stepping down
1988 KWK-FM in St Louis Missouri changes call letters to WKBG
1988 Mark Greatbatch scores 107* v England on Test Cricket debut
1988 NYC Mayor Koch calls Reagan a "WIMP" in the war on drugs
1988 Nazi document implicates Waldheim in WW II deportations
1992 Dawn Coe wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1992 Professional Spring Football League begins
1996 Kenya defeat West Indies (all out 93) in Cricket World Cup
1996 Soyuz TM-23, lands

That's All....

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