Sunday, February 3, 2019.


1368 Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422)
1468 Johannes Gutenberg
1468 Johannes Gutenberg
1468 Johannes Gutenberg
1468 Johannes Gutenberg
1468 Johannes Gutenberg
1525 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer
1648 Louis Bouteiller, composer
1655 Fran‡ois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
1736 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
1740 Guillaume Lasceux, composer
1755 Florido Tomeoni, composer
1763 Caroline von Wolzogen, [von Lengefeld], German author
1784 John Fane graaf van Westmorland, English (opera)composer/diplomat
1805 Otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier Prussia
1807 Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1809 Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Hamburg Germ, composer (Great Scherzos)
1811 Horace Greeley, told young men to go west
1811 Horace Greeley, told young men to go west
1811 Horace Greeley, editor ("Go west, young man")
1817 Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer
1817 Samuel Ryan Curtis, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1866
1820 Elisha Kent Kane, US Arctic explorer (Kane Basin off NW Greenland)
1821 Elizabeth Blackwell, first woman to get MD from US Medical school
1821 Elizabeth Blackwell, first woman to get MD from US Medical school
1821 Elizabeth Blackwell, Bristol England, 1st woman physician
1823 Spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station)
1824 George Thomas "Tige" Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1824 Nathan George "Shanks" Evans, Brig Gen (Confederacy), died in 1868
1826 Walter Bagehot, England, economist/sociologist
1830 Robert Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (C), British PM (1885-1902)
1831 Cyrus Ballou Comstock, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1910
1833 Thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian
1842 Sidney Clopton Lanier, US, composer/poet (Hall of Fame)
1845 Ernest von Wildenbruch, German playwright (Sedan)
1851 Johannes B van Heutsz, lt-gen/gov-gen Dutch East Indies
1851 Lord Harris, cricketer (4 Tests for England MCC big-wig)
1861 L‚opold Courouble, Belgian writer (Family Kaekebroeck)
1865 Martinus Ballings, Flemish jesuit/author (Will Power)
1868 Damaso Ledesma, composer
1870 Ada Negri, Italian poet/author (Il Libro di Mara)
1873 Ernest B Allo, French theologist
1874 Gertrude Stein
1874 Gertrude Stein
1874 Gertrude Stein
1874 Gertrude Stein, beloved by Hemmingway.
1874 Gertrude Stein
1874 Gertrude Stein, beloved by Hemmingway.
1874 Gertrude Stein
1874 Franklyn Dyall, Liverpool England, actor (Easy Virtue)
1874 Gertrude Stein, Penn, author (Autobiography of Alice B Toklas)
1878 Joseph Gordon Coates, PM of New Zealand (1925-28)
1879 Charles Follis, 1st black NFLer (Shelby, Ohio)
1880 Arnoldus JH Aerts, bishop of Neth-Guinea (1920-42)
1882 Trijntje Jansma-Boskma, oldest person in Netherland)
1883 Camille Bombois, French circus wrestler/painter
1883 Clarence Mulford, Ill, western writer (Hopalong Cassidy)
1886 Erwin Kroll, composer
1887 Carlo Jachino, composer
1887 Georg Trakl, Austrian poet (Autumn of the Lonely)
1887 Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Tramonto del grande attore)
1888 Joris Baers, Flemish bibliography/founder (Boekengids)
1889 Carl Theodor Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'arc)
1889 Risto Ryti, Finnish premier/president
1890 Charles [Andy] Correll, Peoria Ill, actor (Calvin & Colonel)
1890 Heinrich Barth, Swiss philosopher (Problem des B”sen)
1891 Jan Donner, Dutch minister of Justice (1926-33)
1891 Peter H "Paul" Huf, actor/director (Great Neth Stage)
1894 Norman Rockwell
1894 Norman Rockwell
1894 Norman Rockwell
1894 Norman Rockwell
1894 Norman Rockwell
1894 Juan Negrˇn, PM of Spanish Republic (1936-39)
1894 Norman Rockwell, US, artist/illustrator (Sat Evening Post covers)
1895 Izak Buys, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1922, 0 & 4*, 0-52)
1895 Nick Kenny, Astoria NYC, columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show)
1895 Victor Raul Haya de la Torre, politician (APRA-Peru) [or Feb 22]
1896 Johannes Urzidil, writer
1898 Alvar Aalto, Finland, architect (Finlandia House)
1898 Paul Urysohn, Russian mathematician
1899 Doris Speed, actress (Annie-Coronation Street)
1899 Forrest "Red" DeBernardi, basketball hall of famer (elected 1961)
1900 Mabel Mercer, English cabaret vocalist (Fly Me to the Moon)
1902 Ram˘n [J] Sender, [Garc‚s], Spanish writer (El Lugar del Hombre)
1903 Priaulx Rainier, composer
1903 Walter Linck, Swiss sculptor
1904 Charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal
1904 Luigi Dallapiccola, Pisino Istria, Italian composer
1904 Roger Makins, diplomat
1906 Ludvig Nielsen, composer
1907 James Michener
1907 James Michener
1907 James Michener
1907 James Michener
1907 James Michener
1907 James A Michner, NYC, writer (South Pacific, Hawaii, Space)
1908 Oddbj”rn Hagen, Norway, cross country jumper (Olympic-gold-1936)
1909 M Vasalis [Margaretha Droogleever Fortuyn-Leenmans], poet (Phoenix)
1909 Simone Weil, Paris, social philosopher/Resistance fighter (WW II)
1910 Blas Galindo Dimas, San Gabriel M‚xico, composer (A la Patria)
1910 Nelson Case, Long Beach Calif, TV host (Trash or Treasure)
1911 Jehan [Ariste] Alain, French organist/composer
1911 Jesse Thomas, blues singer
1912 Jacques Soustelle, French minister of information
1914 Cornelis "Kees" Andr‚a, Dutch painter/graphic artist/carpet designer
1914 Felix Kelly, artist
1915 Jann Willem Holsbergen, author (Zakenmensen Fair as Gold)
1915 Richard Bales, composer
1916 Vivien Signy, nurse
1918 Joey Bishop
1918 Joey Bishop
1918 Joey Bishop
1918 Joey Bishop
1918 Joey Bishop
1918 Joey Bishop, [Gottlieb], Bronx, talk show host (Joey Bishop Show)
1920 Bibi Osterwald, New Brunswick NJ, actress (Bridget Loves Bernie)
1920 Henry Heimlich, doctor/inventor (Heimlich maneuver)
1920 Stan Ockers, Belgian bicyclist (Tour de France 1955, 56)
1922 Bill Chappell Jr, (Rep-D-FL, 1969- )
1922 Jean-Pierre Rampal, flutist (Italian Flute Concertos)
1925 John Fiedler, Platville Wisc, actor (Mr Peterson-Newhart)
1925 Joop C Swart, Dutch publisher/founder (World Press Photo)
1926 Shelley Berman
1926 Shelley Berman
1926 Shelley Berman
1926 Shelley Berman
1926 Shelley Berman
1926 Arthur Arfons, auto racer/designer (Green Monster 1964-536.71 MPH)
1926 Glen Tetley, US choreographer
1926 Hans-Jochen Vogel, leader of West Germany's Social Democrats (SPD)
1926 J Roy Rowland, (Rep-D-GA, 1983- )
1926 Shelley Berman, Chicago, comedian (Son of Blob, Love American Style)
1928 C V Gadkari, cricketer (Indian batsman in 6 Tests 1953-55)
1928 Mr [Fred] Rogers, Latrobe, Pa, kid host (Mr Roger's Neighorhood)
1929 Russell Arms, Berkeley Calif, vocalist (Your Hit Parade)
1929 Val Doonican, Irish singer/entertainer
1930 Joan Rice, actress (Payroll, Steel Key, Curtain Up)
1931 G”ran J S Palm, Swedish poet/writer (Hudens Bes”k)
1932 J P "Pom-Pom" Felloes-Smith, cricketer (S Afr batsman v England 1960)
1932 Maria Itkina, USSR, sprinter (9 world records)
1932 Peggy Ann Garner, Canton Ohio, actress (Little Women, Daisy Kenyon)
1933 Paul S Sarbanes, (Sen-D-MD, 1977- )
1934 Jeremy Kemp, Chesterfield England, actor (Winds of War)
1935 Johnny "Guitar" Watson, rock guitarist
1936 Bobby Simpson, cricketer (great Australian batsman/capt/coach/slip)
1936 Robert Simpson, Australian cricket player/manager
1938 Victor Buono, SD Calif, actor (Man from Atlantis, Untouchables)
1938 Vladimir Grigoryevich Fartushny, Russia, cosmonaut
1939 Desz” Nowak, Hungary, soccer play (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)
1939 Vladimir Yevgenyevich Preobrazhensky, Russian cosmonaut
1940 Fran Tarkenton
1940 Fran Tarkenton
1940 Fran Tarkenton
1940 Fran Tarkenton
1940 Fran Tarkenton
1940 Fran Tarkenton, Richmond Va, NFL QB (NY Giants, Minn Vikings)
1940 Jim Hartz, newscaster (NBC-TV, Innovations)
1941 Angelo D'Aleo, Bronx, tenor (Dion & Belmonts-Teenager in Love)
1941 Bridget Hanley, Minneapolis Mn, actress (Here Come the Brides)
1941 Carol Mann, Buffalo NY, golfer (LPGA Hall of Fame 1977, 1965 US Open)
1941 Chuck Tharp, rock vocalist (Fireballs)
1941 Gary Bartlett, cricket pace bowler (NZ in 10 Tests in the 1960's)
1943 Blythe Danner, Phila PA, actress (Butterflies are Free)
1943 Dennis Edwards, rocker (Temptations-Aint Too Proud To Beg, My Girl)
1943 Eric Haydock, bassist (Hollies-He Aint Heavy He's My Brother)
1945 Bob Griese, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins, 1971 Player of Year)
1945 Johnny Cymbal, rocker (Mr Bass Man)
1945 Willeke Alberti, [Verbruggen], Dutch vocalist/actress (Small Truth)
1947 Chose Alberts, [Krommenhoek], vocalist (Yet Many Years)
1947 Dave Davies, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Kinks-Lola)
1947 Joe Coleman, baseball pitcher (Washington, Detroit)
1947 Koos Alberts, [Krommenhoek], Dutch vocalist (Many More Years to Come)
1947 Melanie, [Safka], Astoria, vocalist/songwriter (Candles in Rain)
1947 Paul Auster, US author/poet/director (Mr Vertigo, Smoke)
1949 Oscar Benton, Dutch blues vocalist/guitarist (Ze is Zoals Jij)
1950 Morgan Fairchild
1950 Morgan Fairchild
1950 Morgan Fairchild
1950 Morgan Fairchild
1950 Morgan Fairchild
1950 Lizzie Borden, director/writer (Love Crimes, Working Girls)
1950 Michael Dickinson, British(?) reorganizer
1950 Morgan Fairchild, [Patsy McClenny], Dallas Tx, actress (Falcon Crest)
1951 Felipe Munoz, M‚xico, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)
1952 Fred Lynn, Chicago, baseball outfielder (Boston, Calif, Baltimore)
1952 Jack Fields, (Rep-R-TX, 1981- )
1956 Nathan Lane, Jersey NJ, actor (One of the Boys, Frankie & Johnnie)
1956 Pamela Cossey, England, model/sister of transsexual Tula
1957 Michele Greene, Las Vegas Nevada, actress (Abby Perkins-LA Law)
1958 Joe Frank Edwards Jr, Richmond Va, Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 89)
1958 Lee Crystal, rocker (Joan Jett & Blackhearts-Ashes in the Wind)
1959 Laurence (Lol) Tolhurst, The Cure
1959 Laurence (Lol) Tolhurst, The Cure
1959 Laurence (Lol) Tolhurst, The Cure
1959 Laurence (Lol) Tolhurst, The Cure
1959 Laurence (Lol) Tolhurst, The Cure
1959 Loi Tolhurst, rocker (Cure-Hell's Kitchen)
1959 Molly Killingbeck, Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1984)
1959 Thomas Calabro, Bkln NY, actor (Michael Mancini-Melrose Place)
1960 B J Jefferson, Dallas Tx, actress (Ronnie Laurance-Another World)
1960 Richard Kotzen, rocker
1961 Keith Gordon, NYC, actor (Dressed to Kill, Legend of Billie Jean)
1962 Joe Handle, US baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1965 Dorcas Wonsavage, Madison Wis, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1965 Kathleen Kimont, LA Calif, actress (Fraternity Vacation, Renegade)
1965 Maura Tierney, Boston, actress (Lisa-Newsradio)
1966 Danny Morrison, cricket pace bowler (NZ since 1987)
1966 Gillian Bonner, Athens GA, playmate (Apr, 1996)
1966 Sean Patrick Wade, Houston Texas, NZ marathoner (Olympics-96)
1967 Aurelio Vidmar, soccer player (Standard Luik, Feyenoord)
1967 Jason Morris, Scotia NY, half-middleweight judoka (Oly-silver-92, 96)
1967 Natalie Hunter, Melbourne VIC Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1968 Frantisek Kucera, Prague Cze, NHL defenseman (Vanc Canucks, Oly-G-98)
1968 Leroy Thompson, NFL running back (KC Chiefs)
1968 Mark Koevermans, Netherlands, tennis star
1968 Vlade Divac, Yugoslavia, NBA center (Charlotte Hornets, LA Lakers)
1969 Casey Weldon, NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1969 Jeff Christy, NFL center (Minn Vikings)
1969 Robert Pack, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Dallas Mavericks)
1969 Terry Bradshaw, US baseball outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
1970 Alonza Barnett, WLAF safety (Amsterdam Admirals)
1970 Eric Curry, NFL defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1970 Jason Muzzatti, Toronto, NHL goalie (Hartford Whalers)
1970 Keith Carney, Providence, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, Team US)
1971 Eric Owens, Danville VA, outfielder (Cin Reds)
1971 Marcus Buckley, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
1971 Roman Cechmanek, NHL goaltender (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998)
1971 Sean Dawkins, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
1972 Jermaine Smith, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1972 Keith Elias, NFL running back (NY Giants)
1972 Tyrone Poole, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers)
1973 Jim Campbell, Worcester, NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1973 Kyle Richardson, WLAF punter (Rhein Fire)
1976 Dwayne Rudd, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
1976 Karen Bradley, Miss Rhode Island USA (1996)
1977 Maitland Ward, Torrance CA, actress (Jessica-Bold & Beautiful)
1982 Edna St Vincent Millay, poet
1984 ?, Long Beach Calif, 1st baby conceived by embryo transplant
1990 Cody Newton Gifford, son of Kathie Lee & Frank Gifford
1994 Tallulah Belle Willis, 3rd daughter of Bruce Willis & Demi Moore


1377 Cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term
1377 Mass execution of population of Cesena Italy
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros)
1547 Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova
1576 Henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris
1591 German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau
1653 Cardinal Mazarin returns to Paris from exile
1660 General Moncks army reaches London
1690 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass)
1740 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily
1743 Philadelphia establishes a "pesthouse" to quarantine immigrants
1752 Dutch States-General forbid export of windmills
1781 Dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by British
1783 Spain recognizes US independence
1809 Territory of Illinois organizes (including present-day Wisconsin)
1815 World's 1st commercial cheese factory established, in Switzerland
1825 Dutch North Sea coast floods
1836 Whig Party holds its 1st national convention (Albany NY)
1844 Hector Berlioz' "Carnaval Romain," premieres in Paris
1855 Wisconsin Supreme Ct declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional
1860 Thomas Clemson takes office as 1st US superintendent of agriculture
1864 Sherman's march through Mississippi
1865 Hampton Roads Peace Conference, Lincoln & Stephens reach an impasse
1867 Prince Mutsuhito, 14, becomes Emperor Meiji of Japan (1867-1912)
1869 Booth theater at 23rd & 6th opens in NYC (Romeo & Juliet)
1870 15th Amendment (Black suffrage) passed
1876 Albert Spalding with $800 starts sporting goods co, manufacturing 1st official baseball, tennis ball, basketball, golf ball, & football
1882 Circus owner PT Barnum buys his world famous elephant Jumbo
1887 To avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act
1892 Russia closes down Yeshiva of Volozhin
1894 1st US steel sailing vessel, Dirigo, launched, Bath, Me
1895 Wilhelm Mauseth skates world record 500 m (46.8 secs)
1900 Rival forces fight for control of the Union Park ball grounds in Balt
1901 Dutch troops under Gen Van Heutsz conquer Batu Ili‰ on Sumatra
1903 Frederick Lugard occupies Kano West Africa
1908 Supreme Court rules a union boycott violates Sherman Antitrust Act
1913 16th Amendment, federal income tax, ratified
1913 Golden/Cawthorne's musical "Sunshine Girl," premieres in NYC
1915 Turkish & German army reach Suez Canal
1916 Canada's original Parliament buildings, in Ottawa, burns down
1916 Tristan Tzar publishes Dada-manifest in Zurich Switzerland
1917 US liner Housatonic sunk by German sub & diplomatic relations severed
1918 Twin Peaks Tunnel, longest (11,920 feet) streetcar tunnel in the world, begins service in San Francisco.
1918 Twin Peaks Tunnel, longest (11,920 feet) streetcar tunnel in the world, begins service in San Francisco.
1918 Twin Peaks Tunnel longest (11,920') streetcar tunnel begins service
1919 Herbert/Blossom's musical "Velvet Lady," premieres in NYC
1919 League of Nations 1st meeting (Paris)
1919 Socialist conference convenes (Berne Switzerland)
1924 Alexei Ryko elected as Pres of People's commission (succeeds Lenin)
1927 Uprising against regime of general Carmona in Portugal
1929 Revolutionary Socialist Party forms in Amsterdam
1930 Vietnamese Communistic Party forms
1930 William Howard Taft, resigns as chief justice for health reasons
1931 Arkansas legislature passes motion to pray for soul of H L Mencken after he calls state "apex of moronia"
1933 1st interstate legislative conference in US opens, Washington, DC
1933 German minister G”ring bans social-democratic newspaper Vorw„rts
1933 Marinus van der Lubbe departs to Berlin
1937 Bradman scores 212 (in 441 minutes!) in 5th Test Cricket v England
1938 Paul Osborn's "On Borrowed Time," premieres in NYC
1941 Supreme Court upheld Federal Wage & Hour law, sets min wages & max hrs
1942 1st Japanese air raid on Java
1942 Baseball owners agree to permit each club up to 14 night games in 1942
1943 4 chaplains drown after giving up their life jackets to others
1945 Almost 1000 Flying Fortresses drop 3000 ton bombs on Berlin
1945 Walt Disney's "3 Caballeros" released
1947 -81řF (-63řC), Snag Yukon (North American record)
1947 1st black reporter in Congressional press gallery (Percival Prattis)
1947 Bradman bowled by Alec Bedser for a duck in 4th Test Cricket
1948 Dick Button becomes 1st world figure skating champion from US
1950 Nuclear physicist Klaus Fuchs arrested on spy charges
1951 "Victor Borge Show," debuts on NBC TV
1951 Dick Button wins US skating title for 6th time
1951 Largest purse to date in horse racing, $144,323, won by Great Circle
1951 Tennessee Williams' "Rose Tattoo," premieres in NYC
1953 J Fred Muggs, a chimp, becomes a regular on NBC's Today Show
1954 Jeen van den Berg wins Dutch Eleven Cities Skating race (7:32)
1956 Autherine J Lucy admitted to U of Alabama, suspended 2/7 after a riot
1956 Toni Sailor becomes 1st Olympic skier to sweep 3 alpine events
1957 Patty Berg wins LPGA Havana Golf Open
1958 Royal Teens' "Short Shorts" enters Top 40 chart & peaks at #3
1959 American Airlines Electra crashes in NY's East River, killing 65
1961 6th largest snowfall in NYC history (17.4" (44.2cm))
1962 John Uelses pole vaults record 489 cm
1962 Pres Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food & drugs
1963 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Women's Golf Invitational
1964 "Meet the Beatles" album goes Gold
1964 Black & Puerto Rican students boycott NYC public schools
1965 105 USAF cadets resigned for cheating on exams
1965 Geraldine McCullough wins Widener Gold Medal for Sculpture
1965 Orbiting Solar Observatory 2 launches into Earth orbit (552/636 km)
1965 Braves offer Milwaukee $500,000 to terminate their lease a year earlier, the proposal is turned down
1966 Soviet Luna 9 first spacecraft to soft-land on moon
1966 Soviet Luna 9 first spacecraft to soft-land on moon
1966 1st operational weather satellite, ESSA-1 launched US
1966 1st soft landing on Moon (Soviet Luna 9)
1967 "Purple Haze" recorded by Jimi Hendrix
1969 "Canterbury Tales" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 122 perfs
1969 The Palestine National Congress appointed Yasser Arafat head of PLO
1971 KTSC TV channel 8 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (PBS) 1st broadcast
1972 11th Winter Olympic games opens in Sapporo, Japan (1st in Asia)
1972 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 Dr Hook's "Cover of "Rolling Stone"" enters Top 40 & peaks at #6
1973 President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law
1974 "Pajama Game" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 65 perfs
1974 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
1975 Billy Herman, Earl Averill, & Bucky Harris elected to Hall of Fame
1976 26th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 123-109 at Philadelphia
1977 Martin Dihigo John Lloyd elected to Hall of Fame
1978 Australia beat India 3-2 on 6th day of final test
1978 India needing 493 to beat Australia at Adelaide, all out 445
1979 "YMCA" by Village People peaks at #2 on pop singles chart
1979 Minnesota Twins trade Rod Carew to California for 4 players
1979 US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne
1979 US male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner
1980 30th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 144-136 (OT) at Washington
1980 Larry Holmes TKOs Lorenzo Holmes in 6 for heavyweight boxing title
1980 Mohammed Ali tours Africa as Pres Carter's envoy
1981 Australia beats NZ 3-1 to win World Series Cup
1981 Gro Harlem Brundtland elected premier of Norway
1982 Columbia Shuttle moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating for STS-3 mission
1982 Greatest helicopter lift, 56,888 kg, Podmoscovnoe, USSR
1982 John Sharples of England finishes disco dancing 371 hours
1982 Porn star John Holmes ordered to stand trial for murder
1983 US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners
1984 10th Space Shuttle Mission (41B)-Challenger 4 launched
1985 "Harrigan 'n Hart" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 5 performances
1985 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic
1986 Pres Reagan announces formation of Comm on Challenger Accident
1987 Expos trade Jeff Reardon to Twins for Neal Heaton
1987 SD Yacht Club celebrates return of America's Cup
1989 Bill White named NL president; 1st black major-league sports head
1989 Military coup overthrows Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay
1989 Start 1st Test Cricket, NZ v Pak, washed out
1990 Darryl Strawberry enters Smither Center for Alcohol rehabilitation
1990 Jockey Billy Shoemaker (58), retires after 40,350 horse race
1990 NY Met Darryl Strawberry voluntarily enters Alcohol rehab center
1991 Meg Mallon wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic
1991 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 23-21
1992 Defense opens calling Noriega "our ally in war on drugs"
1992 Labor strike at Royal Canadian Mint ends
1992 Maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $300 per week
1993 Cin Red owner Marge Schott suspended for 1 year due to racist comments
1993 General Hospital's Tristan Rogers convicted of drunk driving
1993 Federal trial of 4 police officers charged with civil rights violations in videotaped beating of Rodney King begins in LA Calif
1994 "Les Miserables," opens at Kallang Theatre, Singapore
1994 Actor Jean-Claude van Damme (32) weds Darcy Lapier (28) in Bangkok
1994 Pres Bill Clinton lifts US trade embargo against Vietnam
1994 STS-60 (Discovery) launches into orbit
1995 STS 63 (Discovery 19), launches into orbit
1997 Carl Sagan Public Memorial at Ithaca NY
1997 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Detroit MI on WKRK 97.1 FM
1998 Britain issues a set of Princess Diana stamps
1998 Fla Panther Dino Ciccarelli's is 9th NHLer to score 600 career goals
1998 NY Yankees replace general manager Bob Watson with Brian Cashman
1998 Stamps commemorating Princess Diana go on sale across Britain
1998 US military plane clips cable car lines in northern Italy, kills 20
1998 Mary Kay LeTourneau, 36, former teacher, violates probation with 14 year-old father of her baby

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