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Friday, February 9, 2018.



Birthdays


1404 Constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor
1441 Ali Sjir Neva'i [Fani], Turkish poet/author (Mahbub al-kulub)
1578 Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo)
1579 John Meursius, [van Meurs], Dutch historian
1602 Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza
1607 Abraham Megerle, composer
1708 Egidio Romoaldo Duni, composer (opra-comique)
1735 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian
1741 Henri-Joseph Rigel, composer
1744 Amos Bull, composer
1756 Karel Blazej Kopriva, composer
1771 Daniel Belknap, composer
1772 Frans Mikael Franzn, Finnish-Swedish poet (Abo)
1773 William H. Harrison
1773 William H. Harrison
1773 William H. Harrison
1773 William Henry Harrison, 9th President (March 4-April 4, 1841)
1773 William H. Harrison
1773 William Henry Harrison, 9th President (March 4-April 4, 1841)
1773 William H. Harrison
1773 William Henry Harrison, Va, (Whigs) 9th Pres (March 4-April 4, 1841)
1775 W.F. Bolyai --1856
1775 W.F. Bolyai --1856
1775 W.F. Bolyai --1856
1775 W.F. Bolyai --1856
1775 Farkas/Wolfgang Bolyai, Hungary, mathematician (parallel axiom)
1775 W.F. Bolyai --1856
1780 Walenty Karol Kratzer, composer
1783 Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homer) [OS=Jan 29]
1808 Francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer
1814 Samuel Jones Tilden, philanthropist for NY Public Library
1822 Charles T Stork, Dutch industrialist
1826 John Alexander Logan, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1830 Abdl Aziz, Istanbul Ottoman, 32nd sultan of Turkey (1861-76)
1834 Felix Dahn, writer
1834 Franz Xaver Witt, composer
1846 Wilhelm Maybach, German engineer, designer of 1st Mercedes
1853 Leander Starr Jameson, PM of South African Cape colony
1854 Aletta [Henritte] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician
1854 Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party)
1857 Johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education
1863 Anthony Hope [Hopkins], London, novelist
1865 Erich von Drygalski, Germany, geographer/glaciologist/Antarctic expl
1865 Mrs [Beatrice] Patrick Campbell, England, actress (Pygmalion)
1866 George Ade, US, journalist/playwright/humorist (Fables in Slang)
1867 Edward Naylor, composer
1867 Natsume Sseki [Natsume Kinnosuke], Japanese author (Kokoro)
1871 Franc S Finzgar, Slovenian clergyman/writer (Our Blood)
1871 Howard T Ricketts, US pathologist (studied typhus fever)
1874 Amy Lowell
1874 Amy Lowell
1874 Amy Lowell
1874 Amy Lowell
1874 Amy Lowell
1874 Amy Lowell, US poet/critic (Patterns, Sword Blades & Poppy Seed)
1874 Vsevolod Meyerhold, Russian theatrical director/actor (Houligan)
1875 Sidney Hugo Nicholson, composer
1876 Alos Walgrave, Flemish writer/pastor (Silent hours)
1876 Martin Stixrud, Norway, figure skater (Olympic-bronze-1920)
1879 Carl Natanael Berg, composer
1879 Jacques Bainville, French historian/essayist/journalist
1882 Thomas Campbell, S African cricket wicketkeeper (5 Tests 1909-12)
1884 Frederik Gerretson, [Geerten Gossaert], Dutch poet/politician)
1885 Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Vienna Austria, a Lulu of a composer!
1887 Henry Zimmerman, baseball player (1912-batted .372 with 14 HRs)
1887 Vital Celen, Flemish writer (Puppy Love)
1890 Jacobus J P Oud, Dutch architect/co-founder (Stijl)
1891 Pietro Nenni, Italy, socialist/minister of foreign affairs (1946-47)
1891 Ronald Colman, England, 1947 Acad Award actor (Tale of 2 Cities)
1892 Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer (Indonesian adat justice)
1892 Peggy Wood, Bkln NY, actress (One Life to Live, Mama)
1897 Charles Edward Kingsford-Smith, pioneer Australian aviator
1901 Brian Donlevy, Ireland, actor (Barbary Coast, Glass Key, Wake Island)
1902 Blanche Calloway, US vocalist/dancer (12 Clouds of Joy)
1902 Chester H Lauck, Allene AR, actor (Dreaming Out Loud, 2 Weeks to Live)
1903 Georg Trexler, composer
1906 Gwen Catley, British(?) soprano
1907 H.S.M. Coxeter --2003
1907 H.S.M. Coxeter --2003
1907 H.S.M. Coxeter --2003
1907 H.S.M. Coxeter --2003
1907 Aubrey "Dit" Clapper, NHL hall of famer (Boston Bruins)
1907 H.S.M. Coxeter --2003
1908 Jackie Fields, US, featherweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1924)
1909 Carmen Miranda
1909 Carmen Miranda
1909 Carmen Miranda
1909 Carmen Miranda
1909 Carmen Miranda
1909 Carmen Miranda, Brazil, vocalist/actress (Copacabana, Date With Judy)
1909 Dean Rusk, US Secretary of State (1961-69)
1909 Harald Genzmer, composer
1909 Heather Angel, Oxford England, actress (Informer, Last of Mohicans)
1909 John Eustace Theodore Brancker, lawyer/parliamentarian
1910 Jacques Monod, French biochemist
1911 Eustace Wenworth Roskill, law lord
1912 Hubert William Dean, air armaments specialist
1913 Leo van der Kar, masseur/businessman/founder (Sports funds)
1914 Gypsy Rose Lee
1914 Gypsy Rose Lee
1914 Gypsy Rose Lee
1914 Gypsy Rose Lee
1914 Gypsy Rose Lee
1914 Bill "Rhymes with Wreck" Veeck, baseball club owner
1914 Ernest Tubb, Tx, guitarist/singer (I'm Walking the Floor over You)
1914 Gypsy Rose Lee, Seattle Wash, stripper (or 0109 or 0208)
1914 Max Manus, resistance fighter
1914 Ralph Herman, Milwaukee Wisc, orch leader (Circus Time)
1921 B M Ducat-Amos, Air Commandant/director (RAF Nursing Service)
1921 Charles Montgomery Monteith, publisher
1922 James C "Jim" Laker, Bradford England, cricket off spinner
1923 Brendan Behan
1923 Brendan Behan
1923 Brendan Behan
1923 Brendan Behan
1923 Brendan Behan
1923 Brendan Behan, Dublin Ireland, author/poet (Hostage)
1923 Kathryn Grayson, NC, vocalist/actress (Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate)
1923 Norman E Shumway, Mich, pioneer cardiac transplant surgeon
1924 George Guest, British organist
1925 Vic Wertz, baseball player
1926 Garret FitzGerald, Prime Minister of Ireland
1927 Donald Miller, CEO (Scottish Power)
1927 Norman Adams, painter/ceramic sculptor
1928 Roger Mudd
1928 Roger Mudd
1928 Roger Mudd
1928 Roger Mudd
1928 Roger Mudd
1928 Roger Mudd, Wash DC, news ancher (CBS Weekend News, NBC Evening News)
1929 Bill Barrett, (Rep-R-Nebraska)
1929 James Mulcro Drew, composer
1929 Lennox Butler, cricketer (1 Test WI v Aust 1955, 16 & 2-151)
1929 Willem Kersters, Flemish composer (Parwati, Gospel Song)
1930 Emil Petrovics, composer
1931 Robert Morris, sculptor
1931 Xavier Benguerel, composer
1933 Countess of Airlie
1933 Jo Ann Prentice, LPGA golfer
1933 Justice Johnson
1933 Lord Williams of Elvel
1934 John A Ziegler Jr, Grosse Pointe Mich, 4th NHL pres (1977-92)
1935 Paul Flynn, MP
1936 Clive Swift, Liverpool, actor (Frenzy, Passage to India)
1937 Brian Wenham, media consultant/journalist
1937 Johnny Sayles, US vocalist (You Made Me Wiggle)
1939 Barry Mann, R&B singer (Who Put the Bomp in the Bomp Bomp Bomp)
1939 Janet Suzman, S Africa, actress (Dry White Season, Nuns on the Run)
1940 Brian Bennett, London, rock drummer (Shadows)
1940 Smokey Robinson, rocker (& Miracles-Tears of Clown)
1941 Sheila James Kuehl, politician/actress (Zelda-Dobie Gillis)
1942 Carole King
1942 Carole King
1942 Carole King
1942 Carole King
1942 Carole King
1942 Carole King, [Klein], Brooklyn NY, pianist/singer (Tapestry)
1942 Charlie Morrow, composer
1942 Milos Stedron, composer
1942 Peder Lunde Jr, Norway, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1960)
1943 Joe Pesci
1943 Joe Pesci
1943 Joe Pesci
1943 Joe Pesci
1943 Joe Pesci
1943 Barbara Lewis, US vocalist (Hello Stranger)
1943 James King, New Orleans LA, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1968)
1943 Joe Pesci, Newark NJ, actor (Half Nelson, Goodfellas)
1943 Jonny Nilsson, Sweden, 10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
1943 Ryland Davies, tenor
1943 Squire Fridell, Oakland Calif, actor (Rosetti & Ryan)
1944 Alice Walker
1944 Alice Walker
1944 Alice Walker
1944 Alice Walker
1944 Alice Walker
1944 Alice Walker, US, novelist (Color Purple, Meridian)
1945 Mia Farrow
1945 Mia Farrow
1945 Mia Farrow
1945 Mia Farrow
1945 Mia Farrow
1945 Bill Bergey, NFLer
1945 Mia [Maria] Farrow, LA, actr (Rosemary's Baby, Purple Rose of Cairo)
1946 Annette Penhaligon
1946 M J H Sterling, Vice-Chancellor (Brunel University)
1947 Joe Ely, Amarillo Tx, country vocalist (Honky Tonk Masquerade)
1947 Major Harris, US R&B-singer (Love won't Let me wait)
1949 Bernard Gallacher, British golfer
1949 Janet Issaca Ashford, writer
1949 Judith Light, Trenton NJ, (Angela-Who's the Boss, 1 Life to Live)
1950 Andrew N Meltzoff, developmental psychologist
1950 Lloyd Weldon Keasor, Pumphrey Md, wrestler (Olympic-silver-1976)
1950 Terry Hawkins, theatre administrator
1951 Dennis "Dee Tee" Thomas, saxophonist (Kool & Gang-Celebration)
1951 Jay Inslee, (Rep-D-Washington)
1951 Penny Peyser, Irvington NY, actress (Rich Man Poor Man, Knots Landing)
1952 Danny White, quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
1953 Andre Sevard, NHLer
1953 Antonius GM "Toon" Agterberg, Dutch actor (Hunk)
1953 Gary Franks, (Rep-R-Connecticut)
1954 Ulrich Walter, German FR, cosmonaut
1955 Charles Shaughnessy
1955 Charles Shaughnessy
1955 Charles Shaughnessy
1955 Charles Shaughnessy
1955 Charles Shaughnessy
1955 Charles Shaughnessy, London, actor (Shane-Days of our Lives, Nanny)
1955 Jm J Bullock, Casper Wyoming, actor (Monroe-Too Close for Comfort)
1956 Philip Jackson Ford Jr, NC, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1976)
1957 Gordon Strachan, soccer player
1957 Mohammed Valli Moosa, South African leader (UDF)
1958 Alexander W B Lyle, Shrewsbury England, PGA golfer (1988 Phoenix Open)
1958 Sandy Lyle, British golfer
1960 Peggy A Whitson, Mt Ayr Iowa, PhD/astronaut
1961 John Kruk, US baseball 1st baseman (Phila Phillies)
1962 Diego Perez, Spain, tennis star
1962 Martin D Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
1963 Bonnie Levin, Miami Beach Fla, WPVA volleyballer
1963 Madusa Miceli, [Debra Ann], Milan Italy, wrestler (WCW)
1963 Mike Rindel, cricketer (N Transvaal opening bat ODI ton v Pak 1995)
1963 Travis Tritt, Marietta Ga, country vocalist (Country Club)
1964 Rachel Bolan, rocker (Skid Row)
1965 David Brandon, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Falcons)
1965 Lennox Lewis, London England, Super HW boxer (Olympic-gold-1988)
1966 Amanda Roocroft, opera singer
1966 James "Rachel" Bolan, Pt Pleasant NJ, rocker (Skid Row-Psycho Love)
1967 Kate Golden, Beaumont Texas, LPGA golfer (1992 Ping/Welch-5th)
1967 Stevon Moore, NFL safety (Cleve Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
1967 Todd Pratt, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)
1968 Derek Strong, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Orlando Magic)
1968 Marcus Meloan, Agana Guam, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 US Amat Champ)
1968 Paul Claxton, Vidalia GA, Nike golfer (NIKE Central Georgia Open-38th)
1969 Jeff Pahukoa, NFL guard/tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1969 Jimmy Smith, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1969 Peta Edebone, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
1969 Thomas Brandl, Bad Tolz GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
1969 Todd Lyght, US football quarterback (St Louis Rams)
1970 Glenn McGrath, cricketer (NSW & Australian fast bowler 1993-)
1970 Grant Moorhead, New Plymouth NZ, Australasia golfer
1971 Gonzalo Floyd, CFL defensive end (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1971 Jason Mathews, NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
1971 Jim Miller, NFL quarterback (Pitts Steelers, Atl Falcons, Jaguars)
1971 Ken Felder, US baseball outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
1971 Pat O'Neill, NFL punter/place kicker (NE Patriots)
1971 Sharon Case, Det Mich, actress (Sharon Collins-Young & Restless)
1972 Jason George, actor (Michael Bourre-Sunset Beach)
1972 Norbert Rosza, Hungarian swimmer (100m freestyle record)
1973 Amber Valletta, Phoenix AZ, model (Face, House of Style, Bazaar)
1974 Brad Maynard, punter (NY Giants)
1974 John Wallace, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
1974 Orlando Bobo, guard (Minnesota Vikings)

Events


Alpha Aurigid meteor shower, radiant in Auriga
Alpha Aurigid meteor shower, radiant in Auriga
1267 Synod of Breslau orders Jews of Silesia to wear special caps
1499 France & Venice sign treaty against Milan
1537 Pope Paul III routes Cardinal Pole to England
1540 The 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester)
1554 Battle at London: Sir Thomas Wyatt defeated
1574 Louis of Nassau ends siege of Maastricht
1621 Alexander Ludovisi is elected Pope Gregory XV (-1623)
1667 Treaty of Andrussovo: Russia/Poland signs peace treaty
1674 English reconquer NY from Netherlands
1682 Thomas Otway's "Venice Preserved," premieres in London
1742 British ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford
1744 Battle at Toulon (French/Spanish vs English fleet of Adm Matthews)
1775 English Parliament declares Mass colony is in rebellion
1788 Austria declares war on Russia
1799 USS Constellation captures French frigate Insurgents off Nevis, W I
1801 France & Austrian sign Peace of Lunville
1807 French Sanhedrin convened by Napoleon
1822 American Indian Society organizes
1825 House of Representatives elects John Quincy Adams 6th US president
1849 Roman Republic declared
1861 Jefferson Davis & Alexander Stephens elected president & VP of CSA
1861 Tennessee votes against secession
1861 Confederate Provisional Congress declares all laws under the US Constitution were consistent with constitution of Confederate states
1863 Fire extinguisher patented by Alanson Crane
1867 Nebraska becomes 37th US state
1870 US Army establishes US National Weather Service
1871 Federal fish protection office authorized by Congress
1877 U.S. Weather Service is founded.
1877 U.S. Weather Service is founded.
1885 First Japanese arrive in Hawaii.
1885 First Japanese arrive in Hawaii.
1885 1st Japanese arrive in Hawaii
1886 Pres Cleveland declares a state of emergency in Seattle because of anti-Chinese violence
1891 1st shipment of asparagus arrives in SF from Sacramento
1893 Canal builder De Lesseps & others sentenced to prison for fraud
1893 Verdi's opera "Falstaff" premieres in Milan
1895 1st intercollegiate basketball game (Minn Agricult beats Hamline, 9-3)
1895 Volleyball invented by W G Morgan in Massachusetts
1900 Dwight Davis established a new tennis trophy, the Davis Cup
1904 Japan declares war on Russia
1906 Natal proclaims state of siege in Zulu uprising
1909 1st federal legislation prohibiting narcotics (opium)
1909 1st forestry school is incorporated at Kent, Ohio
1912 US Tennis Assn amends rule taking bye away from defending champion
1913 -18] 10 Day Tragedy of Mexico-City; 3,000 die
1916 Britain's military service act enforced (conscription)
1916 NL votes down a proposal by Giants, Braves, & Cubs to increase club player limit from 21 to 22 (The Reds want to decrease to 20)
1918 Army chaplain school organizes at Ft Monroe Va
1918 Sacha Guitry's "Deburan," premieres in Paris
1920 International treaty recognizes Norwegian sovereignty over Svalbard
1920 Joint Rules Com bans foreign substances & alterations to baseballs
1922 Italian govt of Bonomi falls
1922 Snow on Mauna Loa, Hawaii
1923 Soviet Aeroflot airlines forms
1924 Nakhichevan ASSR constituted within Azerbaijan SSR
1925 German Minister Stresemann proposes security treaty with France
1925 Haifa Technion (Israel), opens
1926 Teaching theory of evolution forbidden in Atlanta, Georgia schools
1929 USSR, Estonia, Latvia, Poland & Romania sign Litvinov Pact
1932 America enter Olympic 2-man bobsled competition for 1st time
1932 US airship Columbia crashes during storm (Flushing, NY)
1933 -63F (-53C), Moran, Wyoming (state record)
1934 -14.3F (-25.7C), coldest day in New York City
1934 -51F (-46C), Vanderbilt, Michigan (state record)
1934 Balkan Entente alliance forms (Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey & Romania)
1935 US female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
1935 US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee
1939 Belgian Spaak govt falls
1940 Joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1941 British troops conquer El Agheila
1941 Nazi collaborators destroy pro-Jewish caf Alcazar Amsterdam (Alcazar refused to hang "No Entry for Jews" signs in front of cafe)
1942 Daylight Savings War Time goes into effect in US
1942 Japanese troops land near Makassar, South Celebes
1942 Philadelphia "Phillies" change nickname (temporarily) to "Phils"
1943 FDR orders minimal 48 hour work week in war industry
1943 German riots at "plutocratenzoontjes," 1,200 in Vught Camp
1943 Japanese evacuate Guadalcanal, ends epic battle
1943 NL seeks buyer for Phillies, as owner Gerry Nugent, falls in arrears
1943 Nazis arrest Dutch sons of rich parents
1944 U-734/U-238 sunk off Ireland
1945 -Feb 10] Germany destroys Ruhrdammen
1945 WAAF-corporal flies along the tail of a Spitfire
1946 Dutch Labor Party (Dutch Social Democratic Party) forms
1947 Bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Phila
1948 WLWT TV channel 5 in Cincinnati, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
1950 Sen Joseph McCarthy charges State Dept infested with 205 communists
1951 St Louis Browns sign pitcher Satchel Paige, 45
1953 "Adventures of Superman" TV series premieres in syndication
1953 WNEP TV channel 16 in Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA (ABC) 1st broadcast
1953 General Walter Bedell Smith, USA, ends term as 4th director of CIA Allen W Dulles, becomes acting director of CIA
1954 Mario Scelba forms new govt in Italy
1955 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts crematory law
1955 US federations of trade unions merge into AFL/CIO
1956 -5F (15C) in Sicily
1956 KHPL (now KWNB) TV channel 6 in Hayes Center, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast
1956 R Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria
1959 Coasters's "Charlie Brown" peaks at #2
1960 AFL & NFL agree verbally to a no tampering pact
1961 Joseph Ileo appointed premier of Congo
1962 Jamaica signs agreement to become independent
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 1st flight of Boeing 727 jet
1963 7th largest snowfall in NYC history (42.4 cm, 16.7")
1964 First appearance of the Beatles on Ed Sullivan
1964 First appearance of the Beatles on Ed Sullivan
1964 1st appearance of Beatles on "Ed Sullivan Show" (73.7 million viewers)
1964 9th Winter Olympic games close at Innsbruck, Austria
1964 GI Joe character created
1964 Hanumant Singh scores 105 India v England on debut at Delhi
1964 NYC news anchor Jim Jenson's 1st appearance on WCBS-TV
1966 Dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points
1968 Rotterdam metro opened by princess Beatrix
1969 The Boeing 747 makes its first commercial flight.
1969 The Boeing 747 makes its first commercial flight.
1969 Boeing 747 made its 1st commercial flight
1969 KGTO TV channel 36 in Fayetteville, AR (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1969 World's largest airplane, Boeing 747, makes 1st commercial flight
1971 Apollo 14 returns to Earth
1971 Probably 1st gay theme TV episode - All in the Family
1971 Quake in San Fernando Valley kills 64 & causes over $B damage
1971 Satchel Paige becomes 1st negro-league player elected to baseball HOF
1972 Brit Govt declares state of emergency after month-long miners' strike
1974 "Daddy What If" by Bobby Bare peaks at #41
1974 "The Americans (A Canadian's Opinion)" by Gordon Sinclair peaks at #24
1974 US female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill
1974 US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr
1975 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Naples Lely Golf Classic
1975 Soyuz 17 returns to Earth
1976 Oscar Charleston selected to baseball's the Hall of Fame
1979 21st Grammy Awards: Just the Way You Are, Taste of Honey
1979 ABC airs "Heroes of Rock N Roll" special
1979 Beginning of James Clavell's novel "Whirlwind"
1979 Nigeria amends constitution
1980 Rick Barry, Houston, is 1st in NBA to score 8, 3-pt goals in a game
1982 34th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 4-2 at Washington
1983 Belgium buys 44 F-16s
1984 "Rink" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 204 performances
1985 Madonna's "Like a Virgin," album goes #1 for 3 weeks
1986 36th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 139-132 at Dallas
1986 Halley's Comet reaches 30th perihelion (closest approach to Sun)
1986 Haydar Bakr al-Attas appointed president of South Yemen
1986 Marvin Johnson wins record 3rd time, light heavyweight boxing title
1986 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic
1986 Tomb of Tutanchamon's treasurer Maya found in Egypt
1986 West German team swims world record 4x200 m freestyle (7:05.17)
1987 Former national security adviser Robert McFarlane attempts suicide
1987 NY Stock Exch installs ladies restroom in the Exchange Luncheon Club
1988 39th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-5 (OT) at St Louis
1988 NH begins a NCAA record 32-game losing streak at home (ends Feb 1991)
1989 Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) ends NBA free throw streak of 57 games
1989 Michael Manley's Socialist Party wins Jamaica parliamentary election
1990 "Bradys" return to TV for 6 episodes on CBS TV
1990 Doina Melinte runs world indoor record 1.5k (4:00:27) & mile (4:17:13)
1990 Galileo flies by Venus
1990 Namibia's constitution ratified
1991 "This Is Ponderous" by 2nu peaks at #46
1991 Johann Olav Koss skates world record 5k (6:41:73)
1991 Terry Norris knocks down Sugar Ray Leonard twice & beats him
1991 US Supreme Court agrees to hear Joseph Doherty case
1991 Wally Joyner wins record $2.1 million salary arbitration
1992 "2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 perfs
1992 42nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-113 at Orlando
1992 Fastest yodeler-22 tones/15 falsetto in 1 sec by Thomas School of Germ
1992 Heike Henkel high jumps female indoor world record (2.07m)
1992 Jani Sievinen swims world record 400m medley (4:07.10)
1992 NBA All Star Game - West beats East 153-113
1992 Shelley Hamlin wins LPGA Phar-Mor Golf Tournament at Hamlin Inverrary
1993 Army of opium king Khun Sa kills 60 in NE Burma
1994 Israeli minister Shimon Perez signs accord with PLO's Arafat
1995 "Heiress" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 340 performances
1995 Irina Privalova runs female world record 50m (5.96 sec)
1996 WYNY-FM in NYC changes calls to WKTU-FM
1997 11th American Comedy Award: Debbie Reynolds
1997 47th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 132-120 at Cleveland
1997 Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Diet Dr Pepper National Pro-Am
1997 LG Senior Golf Championship
1997 Mark O'Meara wins Buick golf invitational
1997 Palm Beach National LPGA Pro-Am
1997 Scotty Bowman, is 1st NHL coach to win 1,000 games
1997 Fox cartoon series "Simpsons" airs 167th episode the longest-running animated series in cartoon history
1998 6th annual ESPY Awards
1998 Failed assassination attempt on Georgian Pres Eduard Shevardnadze
2002 XIX Winter Olympics opens in Salt Lake City Utah/Quebec City

That's All....

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