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Sunday, February 4, 2018.



Birthdays


1465 French van Brederode, leader of Hoeksen
1549 Eustache du Caurroy, composer
1575 Pierre de B‚rulle, French cardinal
1581 Daniel Selich, composer
1646 Hans A Freiherr von Abschatz, Silesian poet
1688 Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)
1693 George Lillo, bourgeois English dramatist (London Merchant)
1698 Heinrich A Fouqu‚, Prussian general
1747 Tadeusz Kosciusko, Poland, patriot, (NY Bridge)
1751 Blas de Laserna, composer
1758 Pierre-Gabriel Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer
1764 Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French vice-admiral/minister of Navy
1767 Johann Franz Volkert, composer
1768 Maurits C van Hall, Dutch ruler of Heicop & Boeicop, lawyer/politician
1769 Samuel I Wiselius, Dutch lawyer/businessman/writer
1778 Augustin P de Candolle, Swiss botanist (Th‚orie ‚l‚mentaire)
1799 Joao Batista da Silva Leitao de Almeida Garret, Portuguese playwright
1802 Mark Hopkins, US, educator/philosopher (Williams College)
1805 Georg Andreas Henkel, composer
1805 William H Ainsworth, English writer (Old St Paul's, Rookwood)
1819 Joshua Norton, SF, Norton I, emperor of USA
1820 Bozena Nemcov , [Barnora Panklov ], Czech author (Babicka)
1826 Halbert Eleazer Paine, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1905
1841 Cl‚ment Ader, French inventor (1st to fly a heavier-than-air craft)
1842 Georg Brandes, [Morris Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic
1842 Vasili O Klyutshevski, Russian historian
1848 [Fran‡ois-Victor-]Jean Aicard, Fren playwright/poet (Jeune Croyances)
1849 Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Les Chansons de Gueux)
1865 Charles Bally, Swiss linguist (Le langage et la vie)
1868 Constance Gore-booth Markiewicy, Irish patriot/playwright/MP
1874 Robert Liefmann, German economist (Unternehmersverb„nde)
1875 Ludwig Prandtl, Germany, physicist (father of aerodynamics)
1875 Raymond Moulaert, composer
1876 Victor Jean Leonard Vreuls, composer
1881 Fernand L‚ger, France, painter/ceramist/cubist (City)
1881 Kliment J Woroshilov, marshal/president USSR (1953-60)
1884 Julius Callewaert, Flemish dominican/bringing up children
1884 Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (S African batsman in 5 tests 1912-14)
1885 Cairine Ray Wilson, Montr‚al, 1st female Canadian senator (appointed)
1888 Paul Althaus, German theologist (The Christian Truth)
1889 Walter Catlett, SF CA, actor (Front Page, Tale of 2 Cities)
1891 Yuri Losmann, Estonia, marathon runner (Olympic-silver 1920)
1892 Ugo Betti, Italian playwright
1892 Yrl” Henrik Kilpinen, Finnish composer
1893 Bernard Rogers, NYC, composer (Warrior, Marriage of Aude, Passion)
1893 Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus)
1895 Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Erflaters)
1895 Hanns [Johann] Rauter, German SS-lt-general/SS police chief in Neth
1896 Friedrich Glauser, writer
1897 Ludwig Erhard, chancellor of Germany (CDU)
1900 Jacques Pr‚vert, France, poet/screenwriter (Paroles)
1902 Charles Lindbergh
1902 Charles Lindbergh
1902 Charles Lindbergh
1902 Charles A. Lindburgh, 'Lucky Lindy'
1902 Charles Lindbergh
1902 Charles A. Lindburgh, 'Lucky Lindy'
1902 Charles Lindbergh
1902 Charles A Lindbergh, Detroit, pilot (1st fly solo across Atlantic)
1903 Alexander Oppenheim, mathematician
1903 Berend van den Amstel, [Bernard CED Hattink], actor (Beatrice)
1903 Edwin Denby, Tientsin China, US dance critic/poet (Snoring in N)
1903 Frank Howley, Hampton NY, Brig General (Answers for Americans)
1903 Siro Cisilino, composer
1904 Herman B Wiardi Beckman, Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter
1904 MacKinlay Kantor, Webster City Iowa, novelist (Andersonville)
1904 Predrag Milosevic, composer
1905 Eddie Foy Jr, New Rochelle NY, actor (Eddie-Fair Exchange)
1906 Clyde W. Tombaugh
1906 Clyde W. Tombaugh
1906 Clyde W. Tombaugh
1906 Clyde W. Tombaugh
1906 Clyde W. Tombaugh
1906 Clyde William Tombaugh, US, astronomer (discovered Pluto)
1906 Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologist (Confessing Church)
1906 Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (champ-1933)
1908 Emmanuel "Manny" Klein, trumpeter
1908 Gordon Fraser, Lawrence Mass, newscaster (All Star News)
1909 Kenneth W Howell, English Anglican bishop (Chile/Bolivia/Peru)
1909 Robert Coote, London, actor (Timmy-Rogues, Theodore-Nero Wolfe)
1910 Alfred Mendelsohn, composer
1910 Uys Krige, South African playwright/novelist (Orphan of the Desert)
1912 Byron Nelson, Fort Worth Tx, PGA golfer (won 19 tournaments in 1945)
1912 Erich Leinsdorf, Vienna Austria, available conductor & banana eater
1912 James Craig, Nashville TN, actor (Devil & Daniel Webster, Cyclops)
1913 Rosa Parks
1913 Rosa Parks
1913 Rosa Parks
1913 Rosa Parks
1913 Rosa Parks
1913 Rosa Lee Parks, civil rights activist (bus protestor)
1913 Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of yr)
1914 Alfred Andersch, German writer (Red Head)
1914 Ida Lupino, London England, actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)
1915 William Talman, Detroit Mich, actor (Crashout, Hamilton-Perry Mason)
1916 Basil Hembry, farmer/campaigner
1916 Colin Morris, playwright/documentary filmmaker
1916 David Vassall Cox, composer
1916 Gavin Buchanan Ewart, English poet (Pleasures of the Flesh)
1917 Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician
1918 Ida Lupino
1918 Ida Lupino
1918 Ida Lupino
1918 Ida Lupino
1918 Ida Lupino
1918 Ida Lupino, actress screenwriter director/producer (Jennifer)
1918 Norman Wisdom, London England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)
1919 Frank van Klingeren, Dutch architect (De Meerpaal, Dronten)
1920 Derek Worlock, English RC archbishop (Liverpool)
1920 John Hartford Worlock, rC Bishop of Liverpool
1921 Betty Friedan
1921 Betty Friedan
1921 Betty Friedan
1921 Betty Friedan
1921 Betty Friedan
1921 Betty Friedan, Peoria Ill, feminist writer (Feminine Mystique)
1923 Conrad Bain, Alberta Canada, actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes)
1925 Russell Hoban, US children's book author (Riddley Walker/Pilgermann)
1926 John Edward Caulwell Hearne, writer
1928 Dave Ketchum, Quincy Ill, actor (Agent 13-Get Smart)
1929 Mary Joan Nielubowicz, rear admiral/nurse
1929 Paul Burlison, rocker
1931 Argentina Rioja
1931 Isabel Per¢n, [Maria Martinez], dancer/president Argentina
1932 Ivan Davis, Electra Tx, pianist/writer (Hunger, Corn is Green)
1934 Jouko Sakari Linjama, composer
1935 Martti Talvela, Hiitola Karelia Finland, operatic basso
1935 Wallis Mathias, cricketer (1st non-Muslim to play for Pakistan)
1936 Daan van Golden, Dutch sculptor
1936 Gary Conway, Boston Mass, actor (Burke's Law, Land of the Giants)
1937 Collin Wilcox, Highlands NC, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird)
1937 John Devitt, Australia, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1960)
1937 Magnar Solberg, Norway, 20K biathalete (Olympic-gold-1968, 72)
1938 Donald W Riegle Jr, (Sen-D-MI, 1976- )
1939 Jacques Charlier, Belgian sculptor
1939 Jane Bryant Quinn, newspaper & television reporter
1939 John Schuck, Boston Mass, comedian (McMillan & Wife, Holmes & Yoyo)
1939 Stan Lundine, (Rep-D-NY, 1976-86)
1940 George A Romero, actor/director (Creepshow, Martin, 2 Evil Eyes)
1941 John Steel, rock drummer (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
1942 Johnny Gamble, rocker (Classics)
1943 Ken Thompson, co-created Unix and writes B language
1943 Ken Thompson, co-created Unix and writes B language
1943 Ken Thompson, co-created Unix and writes B language
1943 Ken Thompson, co-created Unix and writes B language
1943 Ken Thompson, co-created Unix and writes B language
1943 Cheryl Miller, Sherman Oaks Calif, actress (Paula-Daktari, Born Free)
1944 Daniel A Mica, (Rep-D-FL, 1979- )
1944 Florence LaRue Gordon, Penn, rocker (5th Dimension-One Less Bell)
1945 David Brenner
1945 David Brenner
1945 David Brenner
1945 David Brenner
1945 David Brenner
1945 David Brenner, Phila, comedian/TV talk show host (Nightlife)
1946 Mary Meyer, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-silver-1968)
1946 Roy Yeager, Doraville Ga, rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
1947 Dan Quayle
1947 Dan Quayle
1947 Dan Quayle
1947 Dan Quayle
1947 Dan Quayle
1947 Dan Quayle, (Rep-R-Ind)/(44th VP-R, 1989-93)
1947 Jeannie Wilson, Memphis Tenn, actress (Simon & Simon, Stir Crazy)
1947 Sanford Bishop, (Rep-D-Georgia)
1948 Alice Cooper
1948 Alice Cooper
1948 Alice Cooper
1948 Alice Cooper
1948 Alice Cooper
1948 Alice Cooper, [Vincent Furnier], Detroit, rocker (School's Out)
1948 Rakesh Shukla, cricket leg-spinner (1 Test India v Sri Lanka 1982)
1948 Robert Coover, novelist (Pricksongs & Descants)
1948 Rod Grams, (Rep-R-Minnesota)
1949 Michael Beck, Memphis Tn, actor (Hans Helms-Holocaust)
1950 James Dunn, US vocalist (Stylistics-You make me feel Brand New)
1950 Pamela Franklin, Tokyo Japan, actress (Satan's School for Girls)
1950 Philip Ehart, rock drummer (Kansas)
1950 Robert-John Stips, rock keyboardist/singer (The Nits)
1952 Jerry Shirley, rock drummer (Humble Pie-Hot N Nasty, Eat It)
1952 Lisa Eichhorn, Reading Pa, actress (Cutter's Way, Yanks)
1953 Svetlana Ulmasova, USSR, 3K (world title 1978)
1958 Mary Ann Pascal, actress (Samantha-Brothers)
1958 Werner Schwab, writer
1959 Lawrence Taylor
1959 Lawrence Taylor
1959 Lawrence Taylor
1959 Lawrence Taylor
1959 Lawrence Taylor
1959 Lawrence Taylor, [LT], NFL's greatest linebacker (NY Giants)
1959 Zenani Mandela, daughter of Nelson & Winnie Mandela
1960 Mattieu Hartley, The Cure
1960 Mattieu Hartley, The Cure
1960 Mattieu Hartley, The Cure
1960 Mattieu Hartley, The Cure
1960 Mattieu Hartley, The Cure
1960 Pamelyn Ferdin, actress (Happy Birthday Wanda June, Tool Box Murders)
1961 Denis Savard, Pointe Gatineau Ca, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
1961 Vern Fleming, LIC NY, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)
1962 Clint Black, Long Branch NJ, country vocalist (A Better Man)
1962 Dan Plesac, Gary IN, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)
1962 Vern Fleming, NBA guard (NJ Nets)
1963 Jane Leary, Sydney Australia, golfer (1992 Australian Amateur Champ)
1963 Pirmin Zurbriggen, Swiss alpine skier (Olympic-gold-1988)
1963 Tracie Ruiz-Conforto, Hawaii, sync swimmer (Oly-2 gold/silver-84, 88)
1965 John van Loen, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord, San Frecce)
1966 Barry Klein, Grand Rapids Mich, rower (Olympics-1996)
1966 Marissa Laakso, Boston Mass, Miss Mass-America (1991)
1966 Spike, rocker [or Sep 18]
1967 Sergei Grinkov, Russian ice skater
1968 Kristen Marie, actress (Cheryl McKinnon-Another World)
1969 Brad Cornett, US baseball pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1969 Chastity Bono, LA Calif, daughter/actress (Sonny & Cher Show)
1969 Chris Crooms, WLAF safety (Barcelona Dragons)
1969 Dallas Drake, Trail, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
1969 Joe Sacco, Medford, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1970 Alisa Marie Kimble, Miss USA-California (1997)
1970 Gabrielle Anwar, Laleham England, actress (Body Snatchers)
1970 John Frascatore, US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1970 Nicole Wood, Canton OH, playmate (Apr, 1993)
1970 Todd Peterson, NFL kicker (Seattle Seahawks)
1971 Kevin Farkas, NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers)
1971 Maarten Atmodikoro, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, NAC)
1971 Pete Pierson, NFL tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1971 Sterling Palmer, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
1972 Kelvin Anderson, CFL running back (Calgary Stampeders)
1973 Michael Goorjian, actor (Party Of Five)
1973 Oscar De La Hoya, LA Calif, boxer (Oly-gold-92)
1974 Brandon Convery, Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1974 Chris Ward, defensive end (Baltimore Ravens)
1975 Elana Eve Chomiszak, Providence RI, Miss America-Rhode Island (1997)
1975 Miriam Ruppert, Miss Universe-Germany (1996)
1978 Laurence Borremans, Miss Belgium Universe (1997)
1980 Kelly Marie Sodan, Miss Kentucky Teen USA (1996)

Events


Independence Day, celebrated in Sri Lanka.
Independence Day, celebrated in Sri Lanka.
1194 Richard I Lion Hearted pays Leopold O Fenrik VI's ransom of 100,000
1508 Maximilian I assumes imperial title without being crowned
1586 Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor of Neth
1600 Tycho Brahe & Johannes Kepler meet for 1st time near Prague
1620 Prince Bethlen G bor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II
1657 Oliver Cromwell grants residency to Luis Caravajal
1697 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
1699 350 rebellious Streltsi executed in Moscow
1782 British garrison surrenders to French & Spanish fleet
1783 Worst quake in 8 years kills some 50,000 (Calabria, Italy)
1787 1st Anglican bishops of NY & Pennsylvania consecrated in London
1787 Shays' Rebellion (of debt-ridden Massachusetts farmers) fails
1789 1st electoral college chooses Washington & Adams as Pres & VP
1794 French National Convention proclaims abolishment of slavery
1797 Earthquake in Quito, Ecuador kills 41,000
1803 William Dunlap, adapts French melodrama "Voice of Nature"
1822 Free American Blacks settle Liberia, West Africa
1824 J W Goodrich introduces rubber galoshes to public
1846 Mormons leave Nauvoo, Mo for settlement in west
1847 1st US telegraph co established in Maryland
1849 University of Wisconsin begins in 1 room with 20 students
1854 Alvan Bovay proposes name "Republican Party," Ripon, Wisc
1855 Soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela
1861 Confederate constitutional convention meets for 1st time, Montgomery Ala, Ga, Fla, La, Miss & SC elect Jefferson Davis pres of Confederacy
1864 24th Amendment abolishes Poll tax
1864 Skirmish at Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi
1865 Hawaiian Board of Education formed
1865 Robert E Lee is named commander-in-chief of Confederate Army
1866 Mary Baker Eddy cures her injuries by opening a bible
1875 Princess Louise marries Prince Philip von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha in Belg
1880 Steele MacKay's "Hazel Kirke," premieres in NYC
1887 Interstate Commerce Act: Federal regulation of railroads
1887 Interstate Commerce Act: Federal regulation of railroads
1887 Interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads
1895 1st rolling lift bridge opens, Chicago
1899 Revolt against US occupation of Philippines
1903 Stanley Cup: Montreal AAA beat Winn Victorias, 2 games to 1 & 1 tie
1904 John Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin
1913 Louis Perlman patents demountable auto tire-carrying wheel rim
1913 National Institute of Arts & Letters founded
1914 US Congress approves Burnett-anti-immigration law
1915 Experiments to find cause of pellagra begin at Miss Penitentiary
1917 Belgium Council of Flanders established
1919 City of Bremen's Soviet Republic overthrown
1920 1st flight from London to South Africa takes-off (1« months)
1922 WGY-AM in Schenectady NY begins radio transmissions
1924 1st Winter Olympic games close at Chamonix France
1924 George Kelly's "Show-Off," premieres in NYC
1926 Austrian chancellor Seipel wants to join Germany
1927 KGA-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions
1929 Archie Jackson scores 164 on Test Cricket debut v England at Adelaide
1930 1st tieless, soundless, shockless streetcar tracks, New Orleans
1931 National League adopts a deader baseball
1932 First Winter Olympics held (At Lake Placid, NY).
1932 First Winter Olympics held (At Lake Placid, NY).
1932 3rd Winter Olympic games open in Lake Placid, NY
1932 Japanese troop occupy Harbin, Manchuria
1933 -Feb 10] Crew of Dutch "7 Provinces" mutiny after pay cuts
1933 German Pres Von Hindenburg limits freedom of the press
1936 First radioactive substance produced synthetically - radium E
1936 First radioactive substance produced synthetically - radium E
1936 1st radioactive substance produced synthetically (radium E)
1937 Jim Margie, Philadelphia, bowls 900 in 3 (unsanctioned) games
1938 "Our Town," by Thornton Wilder opens on Broadway
1938 Hitler seizes control of German army & puts Nazi in key posts
1939 Glenn Cunningham (top miler) says 4-min mile beyond human effort
1941 British tanks occupy Maus Libya
1941 Former Dutch premier De Geer flies to Berlin
1941 United Service Organization (USO) founded
1942 Clinton Pierce becomes 1st US general wounded in action in WW II
1943 Bertolt Brecht's "Der gute Mensch von Sezuan," premieres in Zrich
1944 Jean Anouilh's "Antigone," premieres in Paris
1944 US 7th Infantry Division captures Kwajalein
1945 FDR, Churchill & Stalin meet at Yalta
1946 Garson Kanin's "Born Yesterday," premieres in NYC
1948 Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) gains independence.
1948 Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) gains independence.
1948 Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) declares independence from UK
1949 Failed assassination attempt on Shah of Persia
1951 US female Figure Skating championship won by Sonya Klopfer
1951 US male Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
1952 1st black executive of a major TV station (Jackie Robinson-WNBC NY)
1956 AL plans to test automatic intentional walk during spring training
1957 First electric portable typewriter placed on sale, Syracuse NY
1957 First electric portable typewriter placed on sale, Syracuse NY
1957 1st electric portable typewriter placed on sale (Syracuse NY)
1958 "Oh, Captain!" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 192 performances
1958 Hall of Fame fails to elect anyone for 1st time since 1950
1959 Israel begins exporting copper ore
1960 BBWAA voters fail to elect a new Hall of Fame member
1960 Giants move their offices to Candlestick Park
1960 Lionel Bart's musical "Fings ain't wot they used t'be," premieres
1961 Sputnik 7 launches into Earth orbit; probable Venus probe failure
1962 "Gay Life" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 113 performances
1962 Russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game
1962 US female Figure Skating championship won by Barbara Roles
1962 US male Figure Skating championship won by Monty Hoyt
1964 Amendment 24 outlaws poll tax
1964 FAA begins 6 month test of reactions to sonic booms over Okla City
1965 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1966 All-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133
1967 "Wild Thing" hits #20 on the pop singles chart by Senator Bobby
1967 US launches Lunar Orbiter 3
1968 "Golden Rainbow" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 355 performances
1968 Bowie Kuhn replaces William Eckert as 5th commissioner of baseball
1969 41,163, then largest NBA crowd, watches doubleheader Cin-Det, SD-Bost
1969 Beatles appoint Eastman & Eastman, as general cousel to Apple
1969 John Madden is named head coach of NFL's Oakland Raiders
1969 Lonnie Elder's "Ceremonies in Dark Old Men," premieres in NYC
1969 Yassar Arafats takes over as chairman of PLO
1970 "Charles Aznavour" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 23 performances
1970 "Gantry" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 1 performance
1970 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1971 Apollo 14 lander Antares lands on Moon (Shepard & Mitchell)
1971 Baseball announces a special hall of fame wing for blacks
1971 British car maker Rolls Royce declared itself bankrupt
1971 Govt exhibit under construction collapses, kills 65 in Brazil
1971 National Guard mobilized to quell rioting in Wilmington NC
1972 6th round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks ends in Vienna Austria
1972 Sen Strom Thurmond suggests John Lennon be deported
1973 "No, No Nanette" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 861 performances
1973 Islanders & Sabres had a penalty free game
1973 Manfred Kokot runs world record 50m indoor (5.61 sec)
1973 Reshef, Israel's missile boat, unveiled
1974 Patricia Hearst kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army
1974 Patricia Hearst kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army
1974 Benzine rationing ends in Netherlands
1974 Chimpanzee Nim Chimsky signs his 1st word, at 2« months
1974 Gas rationing ends in Netherlands
1974 Patricia Hearst (19) kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army
1976 12th Winter Olympic games opens in Innsbruck, Austria
1976 7.5 earthquake kills 22,778 in Guatemala & Honduras
1976 Judge Oliver upholds Seitz's decision on Andy Messersmith free agency
1976 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1977 30th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 4-3 at Vancouver
1977 Elevated train jumps track, crashes onto Chicago st (11 die, 200 hurt)
1977 Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" released
1977 Wings release "Maybe I'm Amazed"
1979 "Co-Ed Fever," TV Comedy, debut & cancelled that outing on CBS
1979 End of last 3+day D/N game for 15 yrs (WSC, SCG)
1979 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Colgate Triple Crown Golf Tournament
1980 Bani Sadr sworn in as premier of Iran
1980 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek
1982 "Pump Boys & Dinettes" opens at Princess Theater NYC for 573 perfs
1982 Indoor distance record for a paper airplane (47m) Tacoma Wash
1982 Musical "Pump Boys & Dinettes," premieres in NYC
1982 Suriname premier Chin A Sen flees
1983 Jos‚ Happart becomes mayor of Voeren Belgium
1983 US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton
1984 "9" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 739 performances
1984 "Backstage Magic" opens at CommuniCore
1984 Frank Aquilera sets world frisbee distance record (168m) Las Vegas
1985 20 countries (but not US) sign UN treaty outlawing torture
1985 Naval exercises canceled when US refuses to tell NZ of nuclear weapons
1986 38th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 4-3 (OT) at Hartford
1986 Israeli fighters intercept Libyan liner (passenger plane)
1987 Pres Reagan's veto of Clean Water Act is overridden by Congress
1987 Stars & Stripes beats Australia's Kookaburra 3, sweeps America's Cup
1987 Sacramento Kings score only 4 points 1st quarter against Lakers; fewest in a period since introduction of 24 second shot-clock in 1954
1988 Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega indicted on drug charges
1989 Dean Jones scores 216 v WI at the Adelaide Oval
1990 10 Israeli tourists murdered near Cairo
1990 Anders Holmertz swims world record 400 m freestyle (3:40.81)
1990 Danny Everett runs world record 400m indoor (45:04)
1990 Lyudmila Narozhi-Lenko runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.69)
1990 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 27-21
1990 Pat Bradley wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic
1990 Richard Hadlee takes his 400th Test Cricket wicket (Sanjay Manjrekar)
1990 St Petersburg Pelicans beat West Palm Beach Tropics 12-4 to win 1st Senior Professional Baseball Association Championship
1991 Hall of Fame's board of directors vote 12-0 to bar Pete Rose
1991 Martin Crowe & Andrew Jones make 467 stand v SL, world record
1991 US postage raises from 25› to 29›
1993 Admiral Studeman, ends term as acting director of CIA
1993 Marge Schott suspended from baseball for 1 year due to racism
1993 Russian space agency tests a 82' wide space mirror
1994 10th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Live wins
1994 20 die in armed assault on mosque in Khartum Sudan
1994 Merlene Ottey runs world record 50 m indoor (6.00 sec)
1994 Russian team beats ladies world record 4x800 m indoor (8:18.71)
1995 Dean Jones completes 324* for Victoria v South Australia
1995 Sandra Volker swims female European record 50m backstroke (27.77)
1995 Zimbabwe's 1st Test Cricket victory, over Pakistan by an inning
1996 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 20-13
1997 73 Israelis die when army copters collide
1997 Mario LeMieux is 7th NHL player to score 600 goals
1997 OJ Simpson found libel in murders of Ron Goldman & Nicole Simpson
1997 Sec of State Margaret Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish
1998 Bill Gates gets a pie thrown in his face in Brussels Belgium

That's All....

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