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Tuesday, March 13, 2018.



Birthdays


1548 Sasbout Vosmeer, Dutch Catholic theologist/apostole
1599 Johannes Berchmans, Dutch Jesuit/saint
1615 Innocent XII, [Antonio Pignatelli], Pope (1691-1700)
1696 Louis F A D Duke de Richelieu, French marshal
1700 James Kent, composer
1700 Michel Blavet, composer
1712 Isfrid Kayser, composer
1733 Joseph Priestly, discoverer of oxygen, revolutionary
1733 Joseph Priestly, discoverer of oxygen, revolutionary
1733 Joseph Priestly, England, clergyman/scientist (discovered oxygen)
1741 Jozef II, arch duke of Austria/RC German emperor (1765-90)
1744 David Allan, Scottish painter
1746 Maurus Haberhauer, composer
1752 Josef Reicha, composer
1764 Charles Earl Grey, (Whig), British PM (1830-34)
1767 Heinrich Domnich, composer
1768 Charles Louis WJ van Keverberg, Dutch civil servant
1770 Daniel Lambert, England, giant (weighed 739 lbs (334 kg) at death)
1779 Oliver Shaw, composer
1781 Karl F Schinkel, German architect/painter/writer (Schloss Tegel)
1798 Abigail Powers Fillmore, 1st lady (1850-53)
1818 Albion Parris Howe, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897
1820 Louis Herbert, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1822 Moritz Grave von Strachwitz, German poet
1832 Alberto Randegger, composer
1850 Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer
1855 Percival Lowell
1855 Percival Lowell
1855 Percival Lowell
1855 Percival Lowell
1855 Percival Lowell
1855 Percival "Percy" Lowell, US astronomer (predicted discovery of Pluto)
1858 Maximilien Luce, French painter
1859 Ivo Bligh, cricketer (Lord Darnley England capt v Australia 1882-83)
1860 Hugo Filipp Jakob Wolf, Windisch-Gr„z Austria, composer
1862 Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer
1872 Oswald Garrison Villard, American journalist
1875 Maria E G "Lizzy" Ansingh, Dutch painter (Caught Sultane)
1881 Balthazar H Verhagen, Neth/South African dramatist/writer
1883 Enrico Toselli, composer
1884 Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Bluthochzeit)
1884 Hugh S Walpole, NZ, novelist/playwright (Jeremy, Maradick at 40)
1884 Oskar Loerke, German writer (Longest Day-1926)
1886 Henri D Gagnebin, Swiss organist
1886 John "Home Run" Baker, hall of famer (hit 2 HR in 1911 world series)
1887 Carlos Isamitt, composer
1890 Frank Thieá, writer
1890 Michael Taube, composer
1892 Alec Rowley, composer
1892 Janet Flanner, journalist (New Yorker)
1896 Dorothy Aldis, writer
1897 Marcel Thiry, Belgian poet (Statue of Fatigue)
1897 William Herald, Australia, swimmer (Olympic-1920)
1898 Josie Sedgwick, TX, actress (Son of Oklahoma)
1899 Pancho Vladigerov, composer
1901 Paul Fix, Dobbs Ferry NY, actor (Rifleman)
1904 Henry Iliffe Cozens, pilot
1907 Albert Hughes Williams, teacher/historian
1907 Dona Maria Pia de Braganca, pretender to the Portuguese throne
1907 Frank Wilcox, DeSoto Mo, actor (John-Beverly Hillbillies)
1907 Oscar Brink, latinist
1908 Helen Sinclair Glatz, musician
1908 Paul Stewart, NYC, actor (Top Secret USA, Deadline)
1908 Walter Annenberg, Milwaukee, publisher (Triangle-TV Guide)/Amb to GB
1909 Gilbert Inglefield, Mayor of London (1967-68)
1910 Sammy Kaye, Rocky River Ohio, orch leader (Sammy Kaye Show)
1911 L. Ron Hubbard
1911 L. Ron Hubbard
1911 L. Ron Hubbard
1911 L. Ron Hubbard
1911 L. Ron Hubbard
1911 Jose Ardevol, composer
1911 L[aFayette] Ron Hubbard, sci-fi writer/scientologist (Dianetics)
1912 Ernst Hess, composer
1912 Igor Youskevitch, dancer
1912 James Friell, political cartoonist
1913 William Casey
1913 William Casey
1913 William Casey
1913 William Casey
1913 William Casey
1913 Sammy Kaye, saxophonist (Swing & Sway with Sammy Kaye)
1913 William J Casey, headed CIA during Iran-contra scandal (1981-87)
1914 Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer
1914 Tessie O'Shea, entertainer
1916 Corinne Boggs, political administrator
1916 Lindy Boggs, (Rep-D-LA, 1973- )
1917 Ina Ray Hutton, Chicago Ill, orch leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show)
1917 Maria Vlamynck, Flemish author
1917 Tessie O'Shea, England, actress (Entertainers)
1918 Faye Glenn Abdellan, US government official (health services)
1918 George McAfee, NFL halfback (Chicago Bears)
1920 Frans van der Elst, Flemish attorney/MP (Volksunie)
1921 Allan Jaffee, comic strip cartoonist/illustrator (MAD Magazine)
1921 Cyril Poole, cricketer (England batsman against India 1951-52)
1922 Brun Smith, cricketer (NZ right-handed batsman of late 1940's)
1922 Jim Rodger, sports writer
1925 Anthony Milner, composer
1925 Bertha Tickey, Dinuba Calif, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1973)
1925 Roy Haynes, US jazz drummer (Trio Music with Chick Corea)
1926 Frederick Hemming McClintock, criminologist
1926 Ra£l Alfons¡n, Argentine pres (1983-89) (or 3/12/1927)
1927 Charles Sickman Corsen, Dutch Antillean poet
1929 J D Slater, writer
1929 Peter Breck, Rochester NY, actor (Black Saddle, Big Valley, Benji)
1929 Walter Medio, race horse trainer
1929 Will Eisma, composer
1930 Doug Harvey, hockey star (3 time James Norris winner)
1930 Liz Anderson, C & W singer
1931 Marc Dessauvage, Flemish architect
1931 Rosalind Elias, Lowell Mass, mezzo-soprano (Grimgerde-Die Walkuere)
1931 Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Berlin, actor/director/writer (Solo Sunday)
1933 Frank H Murkowski, (Sen-R-AK, 1981- )
1933 Mike Stoller, composer (Lieber & Stoller-Hound Dog, Charlie Brown)
1935 Don Nute, Connellsville Penn (Denver University), actor
1936 Clarence Nash, animation voice (Donald Duck)
1937 Fofo I F Sunia, (Rep-D-Amer Samoa, 1981- )
1938 Hans-Joachim Hespos, composer
1938 Jean-Claude Risset, composer
1938 Joseph Bellino, footballer (1960 Heisman Trophy)
1938 Patricia W Amicone, educator/midwife
1939 Neil Sedaka
1939 Neil Sedaka
1939 Neil Sedaka
1939 Neil Sedaka
1939 Neil Sedaka
1939 Neil Sedaka, Bkln NY, singer/songwriter (Breaking Up is Hard to Do)
1943 Andre Techine, director/writer (Scene of the Crime, Rendez-Vous)
1943 Stephen Vincent Benet, writer
1947 Lesley Collier, British ballet dancer
1947 Tomas Hinojosa, jockey
1950 Bernard Julien, cricketer (WI left-arm pace all-rounder mid-70's)
1950 Danny Kirwan, London, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac)
1950 Joe Bugner, Hungarian/British/Australian boxer (European Champ 1971)
1950 Robert S Woods, Calif, actor (Bo-One Life to Live, Waltons)
1950 Steve Hill, country vocalist (A Winning Hand)
1950 William H Macy, Miami FL, actor (Homicide, Water Engine)
1951 Fred Berry, St Louis Mo, actor (Rerun-What's Happening)
1952 Wolfgang Hihm, composer
1953 Andy Bean, Lafayette Ga, PGA golfer (Western 1978, Kemper 1978)
1953 Deborah Raffin, LA Calif, actress (Ransom, Demon, 40 Carats)
1954 Robin Duke, Toronto Canada, comedienne (SNL, SCTV, Club Paradise)
1955 Glenne Headly, New London CT, actress (Dick Tracy, Making Mr Right)
1955 Olga Rukavishnikova, USSR, pentathlete (Olympic-silver-1980)
1955 Patricia J Engfer, general manager (Hyatt Regency-Orlando)
1956 Dana Delany
1956 Dana Delany
1956 Dana Delany
1956 Dana Delany
1956 Dana Delany
1956 Dana Delany, NYC, actress (Colleen McMurphy-China Beach, Exit to Eden)
1958 Debi Nicolle Johnson, Torrance Calif, playmate (October, 1984)
1958 Rick A Lazio, (Rep-R-NY)
1959 Dirk Wellham, cricketer (century on NSW debut & Australian debut )
1959 Ronnie Rogers, guitarist (T'Pau-Heart & Soul)
1960 Adam Clayton, Oxfordshire, rock bassist (U2-I Will Follow)
1961 Cor Lems, soccer player (ADO The Hague/Dordrecht '90)
1962 Liane Tooth, Sydney NSW Australia, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1963 Mariano Duncan, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, infielder (NY Yankees)
1963 Vance Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos)
1964 Will Clark, New Orleans LA, infielder (Texas Rangers)
1966 Akira Nogami, wrestler (NJPW)
1966 Tine Scheuer-Larsen, Denmark, tennis star
1967 Colleen Rosensteel, S Greensburg PA, heavyweight judoka (Olympics-96)
1967 Satu Huotari, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)
1968 Christopher Collett, NYC, actor (Manhattan Project)
1969 Chris Zorich, NFL defensive tackle (Chic Bears)
1969 Kevin Kaminski, Churchbridge, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
1971 Curtis Conway, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Chic Bears)
1971 Li Chen, Changsha China, tennis star (1995 Futures-Austin TX)
1971 Paul Henderson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)
1971 Ralf Kleinmann, WLAF kicker/punter (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1971 Robert Samuels, cricketer (West Indies Test opening batsman v NZ 1996)
1971 Ryan Hayden, Indianapolis Indiana, 400m hurdler
1971 Tony Vinson, NFL running back (Atl Falcons, Lon Monarchs, Balt Ravens)
1971 Tracy Wells, actress (Heather-Mr Belvedere)
1972 Avrom Smith, WLAF RB (London Monarchs)
1972 Brian Saxton, NFL tight end (NY Giants)
1972 Rickey Brady, NFL tight end (NO Saints)
1972 Ryan McCoy, WLAF LB (London Monarchs)
1972 Shea Olliff, Augusta Georgia, Miss America-Georgia (1997)
1972 Trent Dilfer, NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1973 Ann Coale, Miss USA-Maryland (1997)
1973 Bobby Jackson, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
1973 Dan Wilkinson, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
1973 Edgar Davids, Dutch soccer player (Ajax, AC Milan)
1973 Trezelle Jenkins, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs)
1974 Andr‚ Batista Santos "Vampeta", (Brazilian?) soccer player (PSV)
1974 Corinna Broiz, Garberville Colo, lightweight judoka (Olympics-96)
1974 Thomas Enqvist, Stockholm Sweden, tennis star (1991 Wimbledon jr boys)
1975 Landon Wilson, St Louis, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche)

Events


483 St Felix III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
607 12th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
1138 German king Koenraad II von Hohenstaufen crowned
1519 Cortez lands in M‚xico
1560 Spanish fleet occupies Djerba, at Tripoli
1564 Cardinal Granvelle flees Brussels
1567 Battle at Oosterweel: Spanish troops destroy Geuzenleger
1569 Battle of Jarnac, Count of Anjou defeats Huguenots
1591 Battle at Tondibi: Moroccans army under Judar beats sultan Askia Ishaq II of Songhai
1634 Acad‚mie Fran‡aise opens
1639 Harvard University is named for clergyman John Harvard.
1639 Harvard University is named for clergyman John Harvard.
1639 Cambridge College renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard
1656 Jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam
1677 Massachusets gains title to Maine for $6,000.
1677 Massachusets gains title to Maine for $6,000.
1677 Massachusetts gains title to Maine for $6,000
1735 1st US Moravian bishop, David Nitschmann, consecrated in Germany
1759 27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
1772 Gotthold Lessing's "Emilia Calotti," premieres in Brunswick
1781 Sir William Herschel sees "comet" (really discovered Uranus)
1790 John Martin, 1st American-born actor, performs in Philadelphia
1797 Cherubini's opera "Med‚e," premieres in Paris
1835 Charles Darwin departs Valparaiso for Andes crossing
1846 Friedrich Hebbel's "Maria Magdalena," premieres in K”nigsberg
1852 Uncle Sam makes his debut in the New York "Lantern"
1852 Uncle Sam makes his debut in the New York "Lantern"
1852 Uncle Sam cartoon figure made its debut in the NY Lantern weekly
1861 Jefferson Davis signs bill authorizing use of slaves as soldiers
1865 US Confederate Congress calls on black slaves for field service
1868 Senate begins Pres Andrew Johnson impeachment trial
1869 Arkansas legislature passes anti-Klan law
1877 Chester Greenwood patents ear muffler
1877 Chester Greenwood patents ear muffler
1878 Oxford defeats Cambridge in their 1st golf match
1884 US adopts standard time
1884 US adopts standard time
1884 Siege of Khartoum Sudan begins
1884 US adopts Standard Time
1887 Chester Greenwood of Maine patents earmuffs
1888 Great Blizzard of 1888 rages
1894 J L Johnstone of England invents horse racing starting gate
1895 Spanish cruiser Reina Regente sinks off Gibraltar, 402 die
1900 British troops occupy Bloemfontein, Orange-Free state
1904 Bronze statue of Christ on Argentine-Chilian border dedicated
1911 Ivan Caryll's musical "Pink Lady," premieres in NYC
1911 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (Ont), 7-4
1912 Stanley Cup: Quebec Bulldogs sweep Moncton (NB) in 2 games
1913 Kansas legislature approved censorship of motion pictures
1915 Dodgers manager Wilbert Robinson tries to catch a baseball dropped from an airplane, but the pilot substituted a grapefruit
1918 American Red Magen David (Jewish Red Cross) forms
1918 1st NHL championship: Mont Canadiens beat Toronto Arenas, outscoring them 10-7 in a 2 game set
1920 Wolfgang Kapp's coup attempt in Berlin fails
1921 Mongolia (formerly Outer Mongolia) declares independence from China
1922 George Bernard Shaws "Back to Methusaleh V," premieres in NYC
1922 WRR-AM in Dallas TX begins radio transmissions
1922 NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators outscore Toronto St Pats, 5 to 4, in 2 games
1923 Lee de Forest demonstrates his sound-on-film moving pictures (NYC)
1924 German Republic day
1925 Law passed in Tennessee prohibiting teaching evolution
1925 Law passed in Tennessee prohibiting teaching evolution
1925 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Arenas in 2 games
1925 Tennessee makes it unlawful to teach evolution
1928 450 die in St Francisquito Valley Dam burst (Calif)
1928 Rudolph Friml's musical "Three Musketeers," premieres in NYC
1929 Bradman scores 123 Aust v England at MCG, his 2nd Test Cricket ton
1930 Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory
1930 Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory
1930 Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory
1933 Banks reopen
1933 Josef G”bbels becomes German minister of Information & Propaganda
1935 Driving tests introduced in Great Britain
1938 Anschluá-Austria annexed by Nazi Germany
1940 Finland-Russian cease fire signed, Finland gives up Karelische
1941 A Bougne forms AGRA (Amis du Grand Reich Allemand)
1942 Julia Flikke, Nurse Corps, becomes 1st woman colonel in US army
1943 Baseball approves official ball (with cork & balata)
1943 Failed assassin attempt on Hitler during Smolensk-Rastenburg flight
1943 Frank Dixon wins Knights of Columbus mile (4:09.6)
1944 USSR recognizes Italian Badoglio govt
1945 Queen Wilhelmina returns to Netherlands
1945 Sicherheitsdienst arrest Dutch resistance fighter Henry Werkman
1947 "Brigadoon" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 581 performances
1947 19th Academy Awards - "Best Years of Lives," De Havilland, March win
1948 10th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Baylor 58-42
1949 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Yvonne C Sherman
1949 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
1950 General Motors reports net earnings of $656,434,232 (record)
1951 2nd Dutch govt of Drees forms
1951 Israel demands DM 6.2 billion compensation from Germany
1954 Braves' Bobby Thomson breaks his ankle, he is replaced by Hank Aaron
1954 Viet Minh General Giap opens assault on That Bien Phu
1955 Bir BSD Mahendra succeeds Tribhubana as king of Nepal
1955 Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1956 NZ bowl out WI for 77 at Eden Park to score their 1st Test Cricket win
1957 Bloody battles after anti-Batista demonstration in Havana Cuba
1958 Govt troops land in Sumatra Indonesia
1960 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1960 NFL's Chicago Cardinals moves to St Louis
1960 White Sox unveil new road uniforms with players' names above number
1961 Elizabeth Gurley Finn (70) becomes pres of US Communist Party
1961 Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 6 for heavywgt boxing title
1961 JFK sets up the Alliance for Progress
1961 Landslide in USSR, kills 145
1961 Old type, black & white notes cease to be legal tender
1961 Pablo Picasso (79) marries his model Jacqueline Rocque (37)
1962 Yugoslavia grants 1,000 prisoners amnesty
1963 2 Russian reconnaissance flights over Alaska
1963 Hindemith & Wilder's opera "Long Christmas Dinner," premieres in NYC
1963 Indonesia & Netherlands recover diplomatic relations
1964 Turkey threatens Cyprus with armed attack
1965 Beatles' "Eight Days a Week," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
1965 Jeff Beck replaces Eric Clapton of the Yardbirds
1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lagunita Golf Invitational
1967 Congo sentences ex-premier Mo‹se Tsjombe to death
1967 Robert Anderson's "You Know I Can't Hear You ...," premieres in NYC
1968 Beatles release "Lady Madonna" in the UK
1969 Apollo 9 returns to Earth
1970 Digital Equipment Corp introduces the PDP-11 minicomputer.
1970 Digital Equipment Corp introduces the PDP-11 minicomputer.
1970 100 year Beehive anniversary ends in brawl in Amsterdam
1970 Digital Equipment Corp introduces PDP-11 minicomputer
1970 SF city employees begin 4-day strike
1971 Live at Fillmore East recorded
1973 Syria adopts constitution
1973 "Irene" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 605 performances
1973 Minskoff Theater opens at 200 W 45th St NYC
1974 Howard Saint John dies.
1974 Howard Saint John dies.
1974 Howard Saint John dies.
1974 Howard Saint John dies.
1974 Howard Saint John dies.
1974 Charles de Gaulle Airport opens near Paris
1974 Glenn Turner scores twin tons for NZ's 1st win against Aust
1975 Bernard Slade's "Same Time, Next Year," premieres in NYC
1977 Dennis Lillee takes 6-26, England all out 95 in Centenary Test
1978 Moluccans "suicide commandos" occupies Province house
1979 European Monetary System is established, ECU created
1979 Gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement
1979 Isle's Mike Bossy's 5th career hat trick
1980 Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:13.60)
1980 Ford Motor Co found innocent in death of 3 women in a fiery Pinto
1980 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Dortmund won by Jan Hoffmann GDR
1981 Attempt on Pope John Paul II by Mehemet Ali Agca
1981 NCAA St Joseph's upsets top seed DePaul
1982 Ice Dance Championship at Copenhagen won by Torvill & Dean (GRB)
1982 Ice Pairs Championship at Copenhagen won by Baess & Thierbach (GDR)
1982 Men's Fig Skating Champions in Copenhagen won by Scott Hamilton (USA)
1982 Worlds Ladies Fig Skate Champs in Copenhagen won by Elaine Zayak (USA)
1982 Elaine Zayak, lands 6 triple jumps to win world skating championship
1983 "Woman of the Year" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 770 perfs
1983 1st USFL overtime game-Birmingham Stallions beat Oakld Invaders 20-14
1984 Last day of 1st-class cricket for G Chappell, R Marsh, B Laird
1984 WA beat Queensland by four wickets to win the Sheffield Shield
1985 Funeral services held for Konstantin Chernenko (Moscow)
1985 Michael Secrest (US) begins 24-hr ride of 516 miles, 427 yards
1986 Soyuz T-15 launched
1986 Soyuz T-15 launched
1986 Soyuz T-15 carries 2 cosmonauts to Soviet space station Mir
1987 Ice Dance Championship at Cincinnati won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)
1987 John Gotti is acquitted of racketeering
1987 Washington Caps score 5 goals against Toronto in 3 mins & 3 secs
1988 14th People's Choice Awards: Fatal Attraction, Bill Cosby. win
1989 27th shuttle, Discovery 8, launched, 1st woman to do the countdown
1989 FDA orders recall of all Chilean fruit in US
1989 US space shuttle STS-29 launched
1990 Nicholoas Braithwaite elected premier of Grenada
1991 Exxon pays $1-billion dollars in fines & cleanup of Valdez oil spill
1992 570 die in a Turkish earthquake
1992 FCC rules companies can own 30 AM & 30 FM stations (formerly 12)
1992 Martina Navratilova & Judy Nelson settle their galamony suit
1993 Blizzard of '93 hits north-east US
1994 33.3% of Austria votes for ultra-right FP™
1994 Cuba Godding Jr (26) weds Sara Kapfer (26)
1994 Donna Andrews wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship
1994 Oil tank/airship crash at Bosporus (huge fire/15+ killed)
1994 President Mangope of Bophuthaswana deposed
1995 9th Soul Train Music Awards: Boyz II Men, Anita Baker win
1995 Anti fascist Kazachstan anti-parliament forms
1995 Hungarian Forint devalued 9%
1995 Istanbul police shoot dead 16 Alawitische demonstrators
1996 Sri Lanka beat India in World Cup semi as riots stop play
1996 Thomas Hamilton kills 16 kindergardeners, their teacher & himself
2000 FreeBSD 4.0 released.
2000 FreeBSD 4.0 released.
2000 FreeBSD 4.0 released.
2000 FreeBSD 4.0 released.
2000 FreeBSD 4.0 released.

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