Monday, March 12, 2018.



Birthdays


1336 Eduard, Duke of Gelre (1361-71) husband of Catharina of Bayern
1479 Giuliano de' Medici, monarch of Florence
1515 Caspar Othmayr, composer
1685 George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne
1710 Thomas Augustine Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia)
1755 Georges Couthon, French politician
1758 Leopold earl of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician [or March 22]
1768 Carolus Antonius Fodor, composer
1788 Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor
1793 Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, composer
1800 Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian
1806 Jane Means Appleton Pierce, 1st lady (1853-57)
1808 Gerrit van der Linde Jz, "Schoolmaster", Dutch poet
1816 David Stuart, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1818 John Lorimar Worden, Capt (Union Navy), died in 1897
1821 John Abbott, Qubec Canada, (C) 3rd Canadian PM (1891-92)
1821 Luitpold von Bayern, Prince-regent of Bayern
1823 William Flank Perry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1824 Gustav R Kirchoff, Prussia, physicist (spectral analysis)
1826 Robert Lowry, composer
1827 John Robert Jones, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1827 William Richard Terry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897
1830 William Felix Brantley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1870
1831 Clement Studebaker, automobile pioneer.
1831 Clement Studebaker, automobile pioneer.
1831 Clement Studebaker, automobile pioneer (Studebaker)
1832 Charles Boycott, estate manager in Ireland, caused boycotts.
1832 Charles Boycott, estate manager in Ireland, caused boycotts.
1832 Charles Boycott, Ireland, estate manager/caused boycotts
1835 Simon Newcomb, US, scientist/mathematician/astronomer
1837 Felix Alexandre Guilmant, composer
1838 William Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye)
1848 Cyrill Kistler, composer
1855 John White, composer
1859 E. Cesaro --1906
1859 E. Cesaro --1906
1859 E. Cesaro --1906
1859 E. Cesaro --1906
1859 Josef Cyril Sychra, composer
1859 E. Cesaro --1906
1860 Salvatore Di Giacomo, composer
1862 Jane Delano, US, nurse/teacher/founder (Red Cross)
1863 Adolf A Wolfschoon, Curaao, poet
1863 Gabriele D'Annunzio, Italy, writer/military hero (Intruder)
1874 Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer
1875 Julio Garreta, composer
1877 Wilhelm Frick, German protector of Bohemia/Moravia
1878 Gemma Galgani, Italian saint
1878 Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer
1880 House Peters, England, silent film actor (Kansas Territory)
1881 Daniel Webster Hoan, Wisc (Mayor-Socialist-Milwaukee)
1881 Kemal Atatrk, 1st pres of Rep of Turkey
1881 Vin A Tanner, premier of Finland (1926-27)
1883 Judge Jackson, composer
1885 Raphal HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer
1888 Hall Johnson, composer
1889 Philip Guedalla, historian
1890 A Evert Taube, Swedish writer/troubadour
1890 Vaslav Nijinsky, Ukrainian/US ballet dancer (Petroesjka) [OS=Feb 28]
1891 Michael Polany, Hungarian/English chemist/economist/sociologist
1896 Jesse "Lone Cat" Fuller, San Francisco Blues Great
1898 Fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Sold Grandpa)
1900 David Croll, QC senator
1900 Zoltan Vasarhelyi, composer
1904 Ken James, cricket wicketkeeper (NZ's 1st Test, later Northants)
1907 (Margaret Peggy McCrorie) Herbison, politician
1908 David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician
1908 Inez Courtney, NYC, actress (13th Man, Crime Ring, Raven)
1910 Roger L Stevens, producer (Giant)
1910 Tony "Two-Ton" Galento, Orange NJ, boxer/actor (On the Waterfront)
1910 Wilhelmus L Reijers, sculptor
1911 Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, president of Mexico
1912 James McKay, lord provost of Edinburgh
1912 Kylie Tennant, novelist (Battlers, Lost Haven)
1912 Paul Weston, Springfield Mass, orch leader (Jim Nabors Hour)
1913 Harold Butler, cricketer (England pace bowler late 40's)
1914 Jan Kapr, composer
1915 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/abstract painter
1917 Googie Withers, Karachi India, actress (1 of Our Aircraft is Missing)
1917 Tom Normanton, British MP
1918 James Bracken, race horse trainer
1921 Gordon MacRae
1921 Gordon MacRae
1921 Gordon MacRae
1921 Gordon MacRae
1921 Gordon MacRae
1921 Giovanni Agnelli, CEO (Fiat Automakers)
1921 Gordon MacRae, East Orange NJ, singer/actor (Oklahoma, Carousel)
1921 Max de Metz, Dutch publisher/translator
1921 Ralph Shapey, Phila, composer (Fantasy, Rituals)
1922 Jack Kerouac
1922 Jack Kerouac
1922 Jack Kerouac
1922 Jack Kerouac
1922 Jack Kerouac
1922 Helen Parrish, Columbus Ga, actress (Hour Glass, Show Business)
1922 Jack Kerouac, Beat writer (On the Road, Mexico Blues)
1922 Lane Kirkland, union president (AFL-CIO)
1922 Thomas Hugh Eastwood, composer
1923 Hjalmar Andersen, Norway, 1500, 5K, 10K speed skater (Oly-gold-1952)
1923 Mstislav Rostropovich
1923 Norbert Brainin, violinist
1923 Walter M Schirra Jr, Hackensack NJ, Capt USN/ast (Mer 8, Gem 6, Ap 7)
1925 Georges Delerue, composer
1925 Harry [Maxwell] Harrison, UK, sci-fi author (Deathworld Trilogy)
1925 Leo Esaki, [Esaki Reona], Japan, physicist (Tunnel effect-Nobel 1973)
1925 Louison Bobet, French cyclist (Tour de France 1953-55)
1925 William G Whitehurst, (Rep-R-Va)
1926 David Oliver Williams, trade unionist (COHSE)
1926 George R Ariyoshi, (Gov-D-Hawaii)
1926 Gudrun Ure, British actress (Lady MacBeth, BBC Sorcerer)
1926 Hildy Park, Wash DC, actress (To Tell the Truth)
1926 John C[lellon] Holmes, US writer (Horn)
1926 Rolv Berger Yttrehus, composer
1926 Ronald Alley, art gallery manager (Tate Gallery)
1927 Mstislav Rostropovich, Baku Russia, cellist (Cello Concerto) [3/22 NS]
1927 Raul Alfonsin, president (Argentina)
1928 Edward Albee
1928 Edward Albee
1928 Edward Albee
1928 Edward Albee
1928 Edward Albee
1928 Edward Albee, Washington, DC, playwright (Virgina Woolfe, Zoo Story)
1928 Phil Jones, principal (Trinity College of Music)
1928 Roland Moyle, British deputy chairman (Police Complaints Authority)
1929 Bernard Costello, US, double sculls (Olympic-silver-1956)
1929 Lupe Anguiano, Mexican-American civil rights activist
1930 Antony Acland, provost of Eton/British ambassador (to US)
1930 Robin Cavendish, disabled campaigner
1930 Scoey Mitchill, Newburgh NY, comedian (Barefoot in the Park, Rhoda)
1930 Stanko Horvat, composer
1931 Geoffrey de Bellaigue, director (Royal Collection)
1931 William "Buckwheat" Thomas, actor (Little Rascals)
1932 Andrew Young
1932 Andrew Young
1932 Andrew Young
1932 Andrew Young
1932 Andrew Young
1932 Andrew Young, US ambassador to UN (1977-79)/(Mayor-D-Atlanta)
1934 Rudolph Agner, CEO (Consolidated Gold Fields)
1935 Helga Pilarczyk, German soprano (Salome, Lulu)
1935 John Gross, author (Age of Kipling, Dickens & 20th Century)
1936 Anthony Loehnis, vice chairman (S G Warburg & Co)
1936 Keith Slater, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1958-59 series)
1936 Lloyd Dobbins, Newport News Va, newscaster (NBC News Overnight)
1936 Patrick Procktor, painter
1937 Elizabeth Vaughan, opera soprano (Victor-Victoria)
1938 Dimitri Terzakis, composer
1938 Johnny Rutherford, auto racer (26 championship races)
1938 Karl Soderlund, Duluth Minn, Mr Sally Jesse Raphael
1938 Millie Perkins, actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Table for 5, Shooting)
1938 Norman Hogg, British MP
1938 Tona Scherchen-Hsiao, composer
1938 Vijay Mehra, cricketer (Indian Test batsman from age 17)
1939 Barbara Feldon, Pitts Pa, actress (Agent 99-Get Smart)
1939 David Mlinaric, British interior director
1940 Al Jarreau
1940 Al Jarreau
1940 Al Jarreau
1940 Al Jarreau
1940 Al Jarreau
1940 Albert Johanneson, soccer star
1940 Al Jarreau, Milwaukee WI, jazz singer (Moonlighting)
1941 Barbara Feldon
1941 Barbara Feldon
1941 Barbara Feldon
1941 Barbara Feldon
1941 Barbara Feldon
1942 Paul Kantner
1942 Paul Kantner
1942 Paul Kantner
1942 Paul Kantner
1942 Paul Kantner
1942 Bert Campaneris, baseball player (Oakland A's)
1942 Brian O'Hara, rocker
1942 Paul Kantner, SF Calif, rock singer/guitarist (Jefferson Airplane)
1942 Salvatore "the Bull" Gravano, mobster (testified against Gotti)
1945 Hans van Emden, Dutch guitarist (Les Baroques)
1946 Liza Minnelli
1946 Liza Minnelli
1946 Liza Minnelli
1946 Liza Minnelli
1946 Liza Minnelli
1946 Liza Minnelli, Hollywood CA, singer/actress (Sterile Cuckoo, Cabaret)
1947 Jill O'Hara, Warren Penn, Broadway actress (Promises! Promises!)
1948 James Taylor
1948 James Taylor
1948 James Taylor
1948 James Taylor
1948 James Taylor
1948 Dana Walden, rock keyboardist (Champaign)
1948 James Taylor, Boston MA, vocalist/guitarist (Up on the Roof)
1948 Kent Conrad, (Sen-D North Dakota)
1948 Les Holroyd, Oldham England, rocker (Barclay James Harvest)
1948 Virginia Bottomley, British minister of state health
1948 Virginia Bottomley, secretary (Heritage)
1949 Bill Payne, Waco TX, rock keyboardist (Little Feat-Time Loves a Hero)
1949 David Mellor, secretary of the British treasury/MP
1949 Mary Alice Williams, news reporter (NBC-TV)
1949 Mike Gibbons, Swansea Wales, rock drummer (Badfinger)
1949 Sara Lane, NYC, actress (Elizabeth Grainger-The Virginian)
1950 Jon Provost, actor (Timmy-Lassie)
1950 Willie Duggan, rugby football player
1951 Caren Kaye, NYC, actress (My Tutor, Bambi-Blansky's Beauties)
1951 Jack Green, rocker
1953 Labamba, [Richard Rosenberg], rocker (Asbury Jukes)
1956 Dale Murphy, Portland Ore, slugger (Atlanta Braves, 2 time NL MVP)
1957 Jerry Levine, New Brunswick NJ, actor (Born on 4th of July)
1957 Marlon D Jackson, Gary IN, singer (Jackson 5-Maybe Tomorrow)
1957 Steve Harris, London, hard rock bassist (Iron Maiden-Gypsy's Kiss)
1958 Debra Jensen, Orange County Cal, playmate (January, 1978)
1960 Courtney B Vance, Detroit MI, actor (Hamburger Hill)
1960 Eldine Baptiste, cricketer (WI all-rounder early 80's)
1962 Darryl Strawberry
1962 Darryl Strawberry
1962 Darryl Strawberry
1962 Darryl Strawberry
1962 Darryl Strawberry
1962 Darryl Strawberry, LA Calif, right fielder (Mets, Dodgers, Yankees)
1962 Gunde Svan, Swedish long jumper (Olympics-gold-1984, 88)
1963 Candy Costie, Seattle Wash, synchronized swimmer (Olympic-gold-1984)
1963 Joaquim Carvalho Cruz, Brazil, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
1963 John Andretti, race car driver
1963 Julia Campbell, Huntsville Ala, actress (Opportunity Knocks)
1963 Paul Way, British golfer
1964 Tony Terry, rock producer (Tony Terry)
1965 Fran Harris, WNBA guard (Houston Comets)
1965 Molly Van Nostrand, West lslip NY, tennis star
1965 Randy Dixon, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
1965 Steve Finley, Union City TN, outfielder (San Diego Padres)
1966 Alecia Stephenson, North Vancouver BC, softball ss (Olympics-96)
1966 Erich Fischer, Dinuba CA, US Olympic water polo foward (Olympic-92)
1966 Grant Long, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks)
1967 Irvin Smith, CFL cornerback (Montreal Alouettes)
1967 Rowelle Blenman, WLAF cornerback/safety (London Monarchs)
1968 Merton Hanks, NFL safety (SF 49ers)
1969 Graham Coxon, singer (Blur)
1969 J P Izquierdo, CFL slot back (Calgary Stampeders)
1969 Karen Snelgrove, London Ontario, softball pitcher (Olympics-96)
1969 Muhammad Oliver, NFL cornerback/safety (Washington Redskins)
1970 Michael Bankston, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
1970 Rex Walters, NBA guard (Phila 76ers, Miami Heat)
1970 Rod Smith, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
1971 Greg Hansell, Bellflower CA, pitcher (Minn Twins)
1971 Isaiah Rider, NBA guard/forward (Minn Timberwolves, Port Trailblazers)
1971 Raul Mondesi, San Cristobal Dom Rep, outfielder (LA Dodgers)
1972 Alisa Castillo, Miss Nevada USA (1996)
1973 Antonio Banks, cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
1973 Gabriel Mendez, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1973 Keif Bryant, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
1973 Louis Laros, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Vitesse)
1974 Chris Carr, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Minn Timberwolves)
1978 Cristina Teuscher, New Rochelle NY, 4X200m freestyle (Olymp-gold-96)
1978 Tara Mounsey, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98)

Events


Zeta Botid meteor shower, radiant in Botes
Commonwealth Day
Zeta Botid meteor shower, radiant in Botes
Commonwealth Day
1000 Odo of Lagery elected as Pope Urban II, replacing Victor III
1054 Pope Leo IX escapes captivity & returns to Rome
1144 Gherardo Caccianemici elected Pope Lucius II, succeeding Callistus II
1350 Orvieto city says it will behead & burn Jewish-Christian couples
1365 University of Vienna founded
1496 Jews are expelled from Syria
1572 Lus Vaz de Camoes publishes "Os Lusados" in Portugal
1587 English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower
1594 Company of Distant established for business on East-Indies
1597 England routes troops to Amiens
1609 Bermuda becomes an English colony
1619 Dutch settlement on Java changes name to Batavia
1622 Ignatius of Loyola declared a saint
1642 Abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand
1664 1st naturalization act in American colonies
1664 New Jersey becomes a British colony
1689 Former English King James II lands in Ireland
1737 Galileo's body moved to Church of Santa Croce in Florence, Italy
1755 1st steam engine in America installed, to pump water from a mine
1773 Jeanne Baptiste Pointe de Sable found settlement now known as Chicago
1789 US Post Office established
1799 Austria declares war on France
1848 2nd republic established in France
1849 1st gold seekers arrive in Nicaragua en route to Calif
1850 First $20 Gold piece issued.
1850 First $20 Gold piece issued.
1850 1st US $20 gold piece issued
1857 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," premieres in Venice
1860 Congress accepts Pre-emption Bill: free land in West for colonists
1865 Affair near Lone Jack, Missouri
1867 Last French troops leave Mexico
1868 Congress abolishes manufacturers tax
1868 Congress abolishes manufacturers tax
1868 Britain annexed Basutoland in Africa
1868 Congress abolishes manufacturer's tax
1868 Great Britain annexes Basutoland in Africa
1877 British annex Walvis Bay in southern Africa
1877 Great Britain annexes Walvis Bay at Cape colony
1884 Mississippi establishes 1st US state college for women
1888 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in NE US (400 die)
1889 Battle at Metema (Gallabad): Ethiopian Emperor Yohannes IV, defeated
1889 Start of South Africa's 1st Test, v England, Port Elizabeth
1894 Pittsburgh issues free season tickets for ladies on Tuesday & Friday
1896 1st movie in Netherlands (Kalverstr 220)
1897 Vincent d'Indy's opera "Fervaal," premieres in Brussel
1900 President Steyn of Orange-Free state flees from Bloemfontein
1901 Ground is broken for Boston's 1st AL ballpark (Huntington Ave Grounds)
1903 NY Highlanders (Yankees) approved as members of AL
1904 1st main line electric train in UK (Liverpool to Southport)
1904 Andrew Carnegie establishes Carnegie Hero Fund
1906 Heavy storm ravages Dutch west coast
1908 Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers sweep Win Maple Leafs in 2 games
1910 Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Berlin (Kitchener), 7-3
1912 Girl Guides (Girl Scouts) founded in Savanah Ga
1912 Girl Guides (Girl Scouts) founded in Savanah Ga
1912 Capt Albert Berry performs 1st parachute jump from an airplane
1912 Girl Guides (Girl Scouts) forms in Savannah, by Juliette Gordon Low
1912 Helen Hayes Theater opens at 238 W 44th St NYC
1913 Foundation stone of the Australian capital in Canberra laid
1916 French airship sinks British submarine D3
1917 Russian Dumas sets up Provisional Committee; workers set up Soviets
1917 Stalin, Kamenev & Muranov arrives in St Petersburg
1919 Austrian National Meeting affirms Anschluss (incorporate into Germany)
1919 George Bernard Shaw's "Augustus Does His Bit," premieres in NYC
1925 First transatlantic radio broadcast.
1925 First transatlantic radio broadcast.
1925 British govt of Baldwin refuses to ratify Geneva agreement
1926 Denmark begins unilateral disarmament
1926 Pope Pius XI names J E van Roey archbishop of Malines Belgium
1930 Mohandas Gandhi begins 200m (300km) march protesting British salt tax
1930 Stella Walsh sets record for the 220-yard dash (0:26.1)
1933 FDR conducts his 1st "fireside chat"
1934 Acting Pres Constantine Pts commits coup in Tallinn Estonia
1934 Josip Broz (Tito) freed from jail
1934 Paul Hindemith's "Mathis der Maler," premieres in Berlin
1935 England establishes 30 MPH speed limit for towns & villages
1936 FDR conducts his first "Fireside Chat"
1936 FDR conducts his first "Fireside Chat"
1938 Nazi Germany invades Austria (Anschluss)
1939 Pope Pius XII crowned in Vatican ceremonies
1940 Finland surrenders to Russia during WW II, gives Karelische Isthmus
1941 German occupiers confiscate AVRO studios in Netherlands
1942 British troops vacate the Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal
1943 Soviet troops liberate Wjasma
1945 30 Amsterdammers executed by nazi occupiers
1945 British Empire celebrates it's 1st British Empire Day
1945 Italy's Communist Party (CPI) calls for armed uprising in Italy
1945 NY is 1st to prohibit discrimination by race & creed in employment
1945 USSR returns Transylvania to Romania
1946 Part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland
1947 "Chocolate Soldier" opens at Century Theater NYC for 69 performances
1947 Belgian govt of Huysmans resigns
1947 Pres Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism
1948 -5F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in March
1950 Belgium votes (58%) for return of King Leopold III
1950 Pope Pius XII encyclical "On combating atheistic propaganda"
1951 Baseball Commish Happy Chandler loses fight (9-7) to stay in office
1951 Communist troops driven out of Seoul
1954 1st performance of Arnold Schnberg's "Moses und Aaron"
1956 Dow Jones closes above 500 for 1st time (500.24)
1957 German DR accepts 22 Russian divisions
1958 British Empire Day is renamed "Commonwealth Day"
1959 Dutch Liberal Party wins 2nd parliamentary elections
1959 US House joins Senate approving Hawaii statehood
1961 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Miami Golf Open
1962 Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia
1963 Beatles perform as a trio, John Lennon is ill with a cold
1963 Bob Dylan cancels "Ed Sullivan Show" television appearance
1964 6th Grammy Awards: Days of Wine & Roses, Striesand wins 2
1964 Jimmy Hoffa sentenced to 8 years
1964 Malcolm X resigns from Nation of Islam
1964 SN Behrmann's "But for Whom Charlie," premieres in NYC
1964 WKAB TV channel 32 in Montgomery, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting
1966 Bobby Hull's 51st goal of season, sets record
1966 Jockey Johnny Longden retires after 40 years (6,032 wins)
1966 Love's 1st album released "Love"
1966 Pioneer Plaza dedicated [SF?]
1966 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 Austria's Reinhold Bachler ski jumps 505 feet
1967 Indonesian congress deprives president Sukarno of authority
1968 Mauritius gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1968 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1969 11th Grammy Awards: Mrs Robinson, By the Time I Get to Phoenix wins
1969 120 joints found at George & Patti Harrison's home
1969 Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman in London
1970 US lowers voting age from 21 to 18
1971 Rolling Stone Mick Jagger marries Bianca Prez Morena de Macias
1971 Syrian premier Hafez Assad elected president
1971 Turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army
1972 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Eve Golf Open
1972 NHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons
1974 Bundy victim Donna Manson disappears, Evergreen SC, Olympia, Wash
1975 Vietcong conquer Ban me Thuot South Vietnam
1976 South African troops leave Angola
1977 Chile president Pinochet bans Christian-Democratic Party
1977 Egypt's Anwar Sadat pledges to regain Arab territory from Israel
1977 Sadat pledges to regain Arab territory from Israel
1978 Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:14.99)
1978 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sunstar Golf Classic
1980 Jury finds John Wayne Gacy guilty of murdering 33 in Chicago
1980 NY Islanders 3rd scoreless tie, vs Pittsburgh Penguin
1981 Soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1981 Soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1981 Soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1981 Stephen Sondheim's musical "Marry Me a Little," premieres in NYC
1981 Walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial, Richmond, VA
1982 1st-class debut of Courtney Walsh, Jamaica v Leeward Islands
1982 PLO chief Yassar Arafat appears on "Nightline"
1983 Don Ritchie runs world record 50 mile (4:51:49)
1984 Coal Miners' strike ended
1984 National Union of Mine Workers in England begin a 51 week strike
1984 British ice dancing team, Torvill & Dean, become 1st skaters to receive 9 perfect 6.0s in world championships
1985 Larry Bird scores Boston Celtic record 60 points
1986 210.25 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
1986 Susan Butcher wins 1,158 mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
1987 "Les Miserables" opens at Broadway/Imperial NYC for 4000+ perfs
1987 David Robinson scores 50 points in a NCAA basketball game
1987 Federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North
1987 Ice Pairs Championship at Cincinnati won by E Gordeeva & Grinkov (URS)
1987 Men's Fig Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by Brian Orser (CAN)
1987 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1989 15th People's Choice Awards
1989 2 cyanide-contaminated Chilean grapes found (Philadelphia)
1989 Madagascar AREMA party wins parliamentary election
1990 LA Raiders announce they were returning to Oakland
1991 5th Soul Train Music Awards
1993 317 killed by bomb attacks in Bombay
1993 Cleveland radio station WMMS-FM/101.7 is bought by Disney
1993 Entertainment Tonight's 3,000th show
1993 Inkhata leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi begins 2 week speech
1994 Church of England ordains 1st 33 women priests
1995 Congress party loses India national election
1995 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA PING/Welch's Golf Championship
1995 Ice Dance Championship at Birmingham UK won by Gritshuk & Platov (RUS)
1995 Ice Pairs Champ at Birmingham won by Radka Kovarikova & Rene Novotny
1995 Lara scores 139 in ODI v Australia at Port-of-Spain
1995 Letitia Vriesde runs S Amer indoor record 800m (2:00.35)
1995 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Birmingham won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)
1995 Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Birmingham won by Chen Lu (CHN)
1996 Leeward Islands beat Trinidad by 73 runs to win Red Stripe Trophy
1998 "Sound of Music," opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC

That's All....

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