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Sunday, March 18, 2018.



Birthdays


1380 Liduina van Schiedam, Dutch "Christ's bride"/saint
1548 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet
1556 Fran‡ois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant
1578 Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, baptized
1609 Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist
1640 P. de LaHire --1718
1640 P. de LaHire --1718
1640 P. de LaHire --1718
1640 P. de LaHire --1718
1640 P. de LaHire --1718
1644 Gottfried Wegner, composer
1657 Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer
1690 Christian Goldbach, German mathematician (Goldbach position)
1734 Joseph Schmitt, composer
1756 Johann Christoph Vogel, composer
1765 David H Chass‚, Dutch baron/general (fought Napoleon at Waterloo)
1781 Gustave Vogt, composer
1782 John C. Calhoun, statesman
1782 John C. Calhoun, statesman
1782 John Caldwell Calhoun, SC, Andrew Jackson's VP (1825-32)
1796 J. Steiner --1862
1796 J. Steiner --1862
1796 J. Steiner --1862
1796 J. Steiner --1862
1796 J. Steiner --1862
1809 Gabriel de la Concepci¢n Vald‚s, [Placido], Cuban poet
1813 Friedrich Hebbel, writer
1829 William Robertson Boggs, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1911
1830 Numa D Fustel de Coulanges, French historian/sociologist
1837 Grover Cleveland, President (1885-1889, 1893-1897)
1837 Grover Cleveland, President (1885-1889, 1893-1897)
1837 Grover Cleveland, [Stephen], NJ, 22nd/24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97)
1838 Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter
1838 Randal Cremer, Britain, trade unionist, pacifist (Nobel 1903)
1839 Francis Fessenden, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906
1843 Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899)
1844 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Tikhvin Russia, composer (Scheherazade)
1848 Nathaniel Herreshoff, America Cup yacht designer
1858 Rudolf Diesel, invented an engine, heard of it?
1858 Rudolf Diesel, invented an engine, heard of it?
1858 Rudolph C K Diesel, German engineer (Diesel motor)
1864 Karl M Lybeck, Finnish/Swedish language poet (Samlade Arbeten)
1866 Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer
1866 John Loudon, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs (1913-18)
1867 Michael G de Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam)
1869 [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain, British PM (C, 1937-40)
1872 Frank Hoyt Losey, composer
1877 Clem Hill, cricketer (all-time great Australian batsman)
1880 Christopher K H de Ner‚e tot Babberich, cartoonist
1881 Oliver Seibert, hall of fame hockey player (elected 1963)
1881 Paul Le Flem, composer
1882 Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer
1886 Edward Everett Horton
1886 Edward Everett Horton
1886 Edward Everett Horton
1886 Edward Everett Horton
1886 Edward Everett Horton
1886 Edward Everett Horton, Bkln NY, actor/narrator (Bulwinkle Show)
1886 Kurt Koffka, Germany, Gestalt psychologist
1886 Marianne [Goudeket-]Philips, Dutch author (Between Heaven & Earth)
1888 Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor
1889 F Rijkens, oldest living person in Netherlands
1890 Gerardus van der Leeuw, Dutch religion historian/minister of Education
1892 Robert P Tristram Coffin, poet/reporter (WW II)
1893 Wilfred Owen, England, anti-war poet (Anthem for Doomed Youth)
1897 Betty Compson, actress (Big City, Docks Of New York)
1898 Otto Jochum, composer
1899 Lavrenti Beria, chief of Soviet secret police under Stalin
1901 Piotr Perkowski, composer
1905 John Kirkpatrick, NYC, pianist (Concord Sonata)
1905 Mollie Parnis, NYC, fashion designer (Mollie Roberts Collection)
1905 Robert Donat, England, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Citadel)
1906 Roy L Johnson, US admiral (WW II-Pacific Ocean)
1907 Eleanor L "Betty" Compton, US actress (Here Comes Trouble)
1908 Louis Gaste, songwriter
1910 Chiang Ching-huo, son of Chinese pres Chiang Kai-shek/pres (1978-88)
1911 Smiley Burnette, Summum Ill, cowboy (Charlie-Petticoat Junction)
1913 Margaret Hesse, princess of Hesse/Rhine
1913 Rene Clement, Bordeaux France, director/writer (Is Paris Burning)
1913 William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author
1914 Cesar Guerra Peixe, composer
1914 James Pack, naval officer museum curator
1915 Richard Thomas Condon, author
1916 Louis Toebosch, composer
1919 Laila Schou Nilsen, Norway, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1936)
1919 Len Johnson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler played Test in 1948)
1920 Eric Halsall, sheepdog trial commentator
1920 John Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], Poland, Pope (1978- )
1922 Egon Bahr, German journalist/politician
1924 Madhussudan Rege, cricketer (15 runs in only Test India v WI 1948-49)
1925 Peter Graves, Minneapolis Mn, actor (James Phelps-Mission Impossible)
1926 Peter Graves
1926 Peter Graves
1926 Peter Graves
1926 Peter Graves
1926 Peter Graves
1927 George Plimpton
1927 George Plimpton
1927 George Plimpton
1927 George Plimpton
1927 George Plimpton
1927 George Plimpton, NYC, sports writer (Paper Lion)
1927 John Harold Kander, composer (Cabaret, Funny Lady, Kramer vs Kramer)
1928 Fidel V Ramos, pres (Phillipines)
1928 William R Boggs, Georgia, Brig Gen/chief of engineers under Bragg
1929 Christa Wolf, German novelist (Divided Heaven)
1929 Ctirad Kohoutek, composer
1929 Kai Winding, rocker
1930 Maurice Peress, NYC, conductor (KC Philharmonic 1974-80)
1931 Howard Coble, (Rep-R-NC, 1985- )
1932 John Updike, poet and novelist.
1932 John Updike, poet and novelist.
1932 F[rederik] W[illem] de Klerk, president South Africa (1989-94)
1932 John Updike, Shillington Pa, poet/novelist (Rabbit Run)
1933 Unita Blackwell, 1st black mayor in Mississippi
1934 Pavle Despalj, composer
1936 Hans Peter Bleuel, writer
1936 Robert Lee Smith, US singer (Tams, You Lied to Your Daddy)
1936 Tony Nash, England, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1964)
1937 Mark Donohue, auto racer (1972 Indianapolis 500)
1937 Robin Wright, race horse trainer
1938 Charlie Pride
1938 Charlie Pride
1938 Charlie Pride
1938 Charlie Pride
1938 Charlie Pride
1938 Carl Gottlieb, comedian (Ken Berry Wow Show)
1938 Charley Pride, Sledge Miss, country singer (Sweet Country)
1938 Shashi Kapoor, Calcutta India, actor (Shalimar, Heat & Dust)
1939 Travis Pritchett, rocker (Travis & Bob)
1940 Kathy Hutchinson, race horse trainer
1941 Wilson Pickett
1941 Wilson Pickett
1941 Wilson Pickett
1941 Wilson Pickett
1941 Wilson Pickett
1941 Wilson Pickett, Prattville Alabama, R&B singer (Funky Broadway)
1941 Wolfgang Bauer, writer
1943 Kevin Dobson, Jackson Hgts NY, actor (Kojak, Knots Landing, Shannon)
1945 Aleksey Vakhonin, USSR, bantam weight (Olympic-gold-1964)
1946 Michael Reagan, talk show host, Ronald's son
1947 Barry Wilson, Engld, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
1947 David Lloyd, cricketer (England opener, 214 v India 1974)
1947 Steven H Schiff, (Rep-R-New Mexico)
1948 Eknath Solkar, cricketer (India 1969-77, brilliant short-leg fielder)
1949 Alex "Hurricane" Higgins, Irish snooker player (2X world-champ)
1949 Starr Danias, NYC, ballerina (Turning Point)
1950 Brad Dourif, WV, actor (Ragtime, Eyes of Laura Mars, Fatal Beauty)
1950 James Conlon, NYC, conductor (Cincinnati May Festival-1979)
1950 John Hartman, Falls Church Va, rock drummer (Doobie Brothers)
1953 Helmer C Koetje, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
1953 Jamie West-Oram, rocker (Fixx)
1953 Margaret L Augustine, Buffalo NY, project manager (Biosphere 2)
1953 Nicholas Wisdom, cricketer (son of comic Norman, 2 games Sussex 1974)
1954 James F Reilly II, Mt Home AFB Idaho, PhD/astronaut (STS 89, sk:100)
1955 Graham Porter, cricketer (1 day intl for Australia 1979)
1956 Ingamar Stenmark, Sweden, slalom (Olympic-2 gold-1980)
1956 "The Model" Rick Martel, [Richard Vignault], wrestler (WWF/AWA)
1957 Christer Fuglesang, Stockholm Sweden, physicist/astronaut (Mir backup)
1957 Melvin Gentry, vocalits/guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1958 Andreas Wenzel, Liechtenstein, skier (Olympic-silver-1980)
1959 Irene Cara
1959 Irene Cara
1959 Irene Cara
1959 Irene Cara
1959 Irene Cara
1959 Irene Cara, Bronx NYC, actress/singer (Fame, DC Cab, Certain Fury)
1960 Claudia Udy, Albuquerque NM, actress (Out of Control, Nightforce)
1960 Guy Carbonneau, Sept-iles, NHL center (Dallas Stars)
1960 Patricia Farinelli, LA Calif, playmate (December, 1981)
1960 Richard Biggs, Columbus Ohio, actor (Marcus-Days of Our Lives)
1961 Kevan James, cricketer (all-rounder 4 wkts/4 balls & ton v India 1996)
1961 Mark Van Thillo, Wilrijk Belgium, co-capt (Biosphere 2)
1961 Todd Nelson, Dalles Ore, tennis star
1962 Trevor Franklin, cricketer (opened for NZ mid-80's)
1963 Vanessa Williams
1963 Vanessa Williams
1963 Vanessa Williams
1963 Vanessa Williams
1963 Vanessa Williams
1963 Vanessa L Williams, Millwood NY, 1st black Miss America (1983)/singer
1964 Bonnie Blair
1964 Bonnie Blair
1964 Bonnie Blair
1964 Bonnie Blair
1964 Bonnie Blair
1964 Bonnie Blair, Champaign Ill, speed skater (Oly-5 gold/brz-88, 92, 94)
1964 Christina Ferguson, Phoenix Az, playmate (Apr, 1983)
1965 Geronimo Berroa, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Oakland A's)
1965 Jeff Labarr, rocker (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station)
1966 Jerry Cantrell, Alice in Chains
1966 Jerry Cantrell, Alice in Chains
1966 Jerry Cantrell, Alice in Chains
1966 Jerry Cantrell, Alice in Chains
1966 Jerry Cantrell, Alice in Chains
1966 Jerry Cantrell, US rock guitarist (Alice in Chains-Dirt)
1967 Andre Rison, NFL wide receiver (Cleve Browns, KC Chiefs)
1967 Derrick Graham, NFL tackle (GB Packers, Car Panthers, Seat Seahawks)
1968 Joseph Ouellet, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
1968 Pat Terrell, NFL strong safety (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
1969 Michael Dumas, NFL free safety (SD Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars)
1969 Shaun Udal, cricketer (Hants off-spinner, England to Aust 1994-95)
1969 Sheila Taormina, 4X200m freestyle swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)
1970 Queen Latifah
1970 Queen Latifah
1970 Queen Latifah
1970 Queen Latifah
1970 Queen Latifah
1970 Michael Rapaport, actor (Zak-Zebrahead)
1970 Queen Latifah, rap singer/actress (Khadijah James-Living Single)
1970 Sarah Thorsett, Winona Minn, 1.5k runner
1971 Mariaan de Swardt, Johannesburg, tennis star (1996 3rd round Aust))
1973 Marlon Kerner, NFL cornerback (Buffalo Bills)
1973 Rob Johnson, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1974 Petra Kamstra, Rotterdam Holland, tennis star (1995 Surabaya doubles)
1974 Tina Krizan, Maribor Slovenia, tennis star (1995 Surabaya doubles)
1974 Torrian Gray, safety (Minnesota Vikings)
1975 Claude N'Goran, Adzope Ivory Coast, tennis pro
1975 Kimmo Timonen, hockey defenseman (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998)
1978 Dionne Bainbridge, Brisbane QLD Aust, NZ 200m swimmer (Olympics-96)
1996 ?, son of woman in coma raped by John Horace

Events


417 St Zosimus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
731 St Gregory III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1123 1st Latern Council (9th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
1167 Battle of El-Babein, Egypt: Franks under Amalrik vs Syrians
1190 Crusaders kill 57 Jews in Bury St Edmonds England
1229 German emperor Frederick II crowns himself king of Jerusalem
1438 Albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Germany
1509 Emperor Maximilian I names Margaretha land guardians of Netherlands
1532 English parliament bans payments by English church to Rome
1541 de Soto is first European to record flooding of the Mississippi
1541 de Soto is first European to record flooding of the Mississippi
1541 Hernan de Soto observes 1st recorded flood in America (Mississippi R)
1582 Prince Willem of Orange injured in attack at Antwerp
1583 Dutch States General & Anjou sign treaty
1673 Lord Berkley sells his half of New Jersey to the Quakers
1754 Duke of Newcastle becomes English premier
1766 Britain repeals Stamp Act, partial cause of American Revolution.
1766 Britain repeals Stamp Act, partial cause of American Revolution.
1766 Britain repeals the Stamp Act
1773 Oliver Goldsmith' "She Stoops to Conquer," premieres in London
1793 2nd Battle at Neerwinden: Austria army beats France
1810 "Converse," 1st US opera, premieres in NY
1813 David Melville, Newport, RI, patents apparatus for making coal gas
1818 Congress approves 1st pensions for government service
1834 1st railroad tunnel in US completed, in Penn (275 m long)
1835 Charles Darwin departs Santiago Chile on his way to Portillo Pass
1847 1st Dutch public telegram
1850 American Express founded
1850 American Express founded.
1850 American Express founded
1850 American Express founded.
1850 Henry Wells & William Fargo forms American Express in Buffalo
1858 Dutch Van der Brugghen govt resigns
1859 Vera Cruz besieged by Miram¢n (Cons) in Mexican War of Reform
1864 Dale Dike on Humber River crumbles drowning some 240
1865 Battle of Wilson's raid to Selma, AL
1865 Congress of Confederate States of American adjourns for last time
1870 1st US National Wildlife Preserve (Lake Meritt in Oakland Calif)
1871 Communards revolt in Paris
1877 President Hayes appoints Frederick Douglass marshal of Wash DC
1881 Barnum & Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth opens in Madison Square Garden in New York City.
1881 Barnum & Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth opens in Madison Square Garden in New York City.
1881 Barnum & Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth opens (MSG)
1890 1st US state naval militia organized (Massachusetts)
1891 Britain is linked to the continent by Telephone
1892 Lord Stanley presents silver challenge cup for hockey (Stanley Cup)
1895 200 blacks leave Savannah, Ga for Liberia
1899 Phoebe, a moon of Saturn is discovered by Pickering
1900 Ajax (Amsterdam Football Club), forms
1902 Enrico Caruso becomes 1st well-known performer to make a record
1902 Sch”nberg's "Verkl„rte Nacht," premieres in Vienna
1904 1st performance of Edward Elgar's "In the South (Alassio)"
1909 Einar Dessau of Denmark - first ham broadcaster.
1909 Einar Dessau of Denmark - first ham broadcaster.
1909 Einar Dessau of Denmark makes 1st ham broadcast
1910 1st opera by an US composer (Converse) performed at the Met, NYC
1911 North Dakota enacts a hail insurance law
1914 White Wolf gang beats govt army in Jingdezhen China
1915 Failed British attack in Dardanelles
1915 French battleship Bouvet explodes, 640 killed
1918 Soccer team SON OF Meerssen forms
1918 Socialist Youth AJC organizes in Amsterdam
1919 Order of DeMolay forms in Kansas City
1920 Greece adopts the Gregorian calendar
1921 2nd Peace of Riga, Poland enlarged
1921 Steamer "Hong Koh" runs aground off Swatow China killing 1,000
1922 1st intercollegiate indoor polo championship (Princeton vs Yale)
1922 Brit magistrates in India sentence Gandhi to 6 years for disobedience
1922 Mohandas K Gandhi sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment
1922 WBT-AM in Charlotte NC begins radio transmissions
1925 (8) 60-MPH tornadoes speed Mo, In, Il, Ky, & Tn kills 689
1929 Dmitri Shostakovitch' "The new Babylon," premieres in Leningrad
1930 Boston Bruins win record 20th NHL home game
1931 First electric razor marketed by Schick.
1931 First electric razor marketed by Schick.
1931 1st electric shavers go on sale in US (Schick)
1931 Juan Bautista Aznar becomes premier of Spain
1933 Radio Clube de Mocambique's, 1st radio transmission
1933 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
1933 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
1937 Gas explosion in school in New London Texas: 294 die
1938 Mexico takes control of foreign-owned oil properties.
1938 Mexico takes control of foreign-owned oil properties.
1938 Mexico takes control of foreign-owned oil properties
1938 NY 1st requires serological blood tests of pregnant women
1938 Pres Cardena of Mexico nationalizes US & British oil companies
1940 Mussolini joins Hitler in Germany's war against France & Britain
1942 Illegal Free Netherlands announces boycott of theaters
1942 2 black players, Jackie Robinson & Nate Moreland, request a tryout with the Chicago White Sox, they are allowed to work out
1943 James Oglethorpe (US) & Terkolei (Neth), torpedoed & sinks
1943 Red Army evacuates Belgorod
1944 Nazi Germany occupies Hungary
1944 2,500 women trample guards & floorwalkers to purchase 1,500 alarm clocks announced for sale in a Chicago Illinois dept store
1945 1,250 US bombers attacks Berlin
1945 Maurice "Rocket" Richard becomes the 1st NHLer to score 50 goals
1945 US Task Force 58 attacks targets on Kiushu
1948 France & Great Britain & Benelux sign Treaty of Brussels
1948 Philips begin experimental TV broadcasting
1949 NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Org) ratified
1949 WGAL TV channel 8 in Lancaster, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1950 "Touch & Go" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 176 performances
1950 CCNY beats Bradley 69-61 for the NIT championship
1951 Pat O'Sullivan wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1952 First plastic lens for cataract patients fitted, Philadelphia.
1952 First plastic lens for cataract patients fitted, Philadelphia.
1952 1st plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Phila)
1952 Communist offensive in Korea
1953 15th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Kansas 69-68
1953 Boston Braves move to Milwaukee
1953 Earthquake strikes West Turkey, 250 die
1953 KGNC (now KAMR) TV channel 4 in Amarillo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 NL approves Boston Braves move to Milwaukee (1st shift since 1903)
1955 I Hatojama recognized as premier of Japan
1957 WTWV (now WTVA) TV channel 9 in Tupelo-Columbus, MS (NBC) begins
1958 Dodgers announces mascot/clown Emmett Kelly will not perform in 1958
1959 Pres Eisenhower signs Hawaii statehood bill
1959 Pres Eisenhower signs Hawaii statehood bill
1959 Boston Celtic's Bill Sharman begins record of 56 straight free-throws
1959 President Dwight D Eisenhower signs Hawaii statehood bill
1961 Poppin' Fresh Pillsbury Dough Boy introduced
1962 Algerian War ends after 7« yrs (250,000 die), Ben Bella flees
1962 Dmitri Shostakovitch becomes member of Supreme Soviet of USSR
1963 "Tovarich" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 264 performances
1963 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
1963 Supreme Court's Miranda Decision; defendants must have lawyers
1963 WGSF TV channel 31 in Newark, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1965 Russia launches 2nd Voshkod, first spacewalk - Aleksei Leonov.
1965 Russia launches 2nd Voshkod, first spacewalk - Aleksei Leonov.
1965 "Do I Hear a Waltz?" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 220 performances
1965 Rolling Stones fined œ5 each for public urination
1965 USSR launches Voshkod 2; Alexei Leonov makes 1st spacewalk (20 mins)
1966 "Pousse Cafe" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 3 performances
1966 General Suharto forms government in Indonesia
1966 Scott Paper begins selling paper dresses for $1
1967 Beatles' "Penny Lane," single goes #1
1967 Oil tanker Torrey Canyon hits a rock & spills oil
1968 Congress repeals requirement for a gold reserve
1968 WVER TV channel 28 in Rutland, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 WVTA TV channel 41 in Windsor, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
1969 "Come Summer" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 7 performances
1970 -25) US Postal begins strike
1970 Cambodia military coup under Gen Lon Nol, prince Sihanuk flees
1970 KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, TX (ABC) suspends broadcasting
1970 Mail service paralyzed by 1st major postal strike
1970 NFL selects Wilson as official football & scoreboard as official time
1971 200 die in landslide into Lake Yanahuani, Chungar Peru
1972 AIAW 1st basketball champs, Immaculata beats West Chester State 52-48
1972 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1972 Cornell NCAA hockey team shut out for 1st time in 225 games (Boston U)
1972 Memphis' Larry Miller sets ABA record of 67 pts in a game
1973 "Seesaw" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 296 performances
1973 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
1974 Most Arab oil producing nations end embargo against US
1975 Kurds end fight against Iraqi army
1977 Clash releases their 1st recording "White Riot"
1977 US restricts citizens from visiting Cuba, Vietnam, N Korea & Cambodia
1977 Vietnam hands over MIA to US
1978 250,000 attend rock concert Calif Jam II in Ontario Calif
1978 Pakistani former premier Ali Bhutto sentenced to death
1979 "On the 20th Century" closes at St James Theater NYC after 460 perfs
1979 Battles between Kurds & Iranians break in Sananday Iran
1979 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Honda Civic Golf Classic
1980 Vostok rocket exploded on launch pad while being refueled, killing 50
1981 Buffalo Sabres sets NHL record of 9 goals in 1 period (vs Toronto)
1982 Singer Teddy Pendergrass' spinal cord severed in a car accident
1984 Chris Johnson wins LPGA Tucson Conquistadores Golf Open
1985 Capital Cities Communications Inc acquires ABC
1985 Commissioner Peter Ueberroth reinstates Willie Mays & Mickey Mantle
1986 Exciting draw in final gives NSW the Sheffield Shield over Qld
1986 Treasury Dept announces plans to alter paper money
1987 Gerber survey find most popular names for newborns (Jessica & Matthew)
1987 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1989 27th space shuttle mission, STS-29 (Discovery 8), returns to Earth
1989 California Quake amusement ride opens at Universal Studios
1989 Dino Ciccarelli sets Wash Cap record of 7 pts in a game
1989 Largest Art robbery in the history (Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston), where 12 paintings valued at $100 million are stolen
1990 1st free elections in East Germany, Conservatives beat Communists
1990 32-day lockout by baseball owners ends
1990 A Tampa little leaguer, dies, after being struck by a pitch
1990 Biggest US art robbery, $100's millions at Gardner Museum, Boston
1990 Colleen Walker wins Circle K Tucson LPGA Golf Open
1991 Apple computer head Steve Jobs weds Laurene Powell
1991 Mike Tyson beats Razor Ruddock in the 7th round
1991 Phila '76ers retires Wilt Chamberlain's #13 jersey
1991 Reggie Miller (Indiana) ends NBA free throw streak of 52 games
1992 Microsoft Corp. releases Windows v3.1.
1992 Microsoft Corp. releases Windows v3.1.
1992 Microsoft Corp. releases Windows v3.1.
1992 Microsoft Corp. releases Windows v3.1.
1992 Microsoft Corp. releases Windows v3.1.
1992 "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 38 perf
1992 Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
1992 Leona Helmsley sentence to 4 years for tax evasion
1992 Zimbabwe beat England by 9 runs in World Cup at Albury
1993 "Sisters Rosensweig" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 556 perfs
1993 Amsterdam stock exchange hits record Ÿ12.2 billion
1993 Eddie Murphy marries Nicole Mitchell in NYC
1993 Sri Lanka beat England in Test match by 5 wickets
1994 South Africa Goldstone committee reveals existence of secret police
1994 Space shuttle STS-62 (Columbia 16), lands
1994 Zsa Zsa Gabor files for bankruptcy
1995 Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17 month NBA retirement
1995 STS 67 (Endeavour 8) lands after 16« days
1995 Spanish princess Elena (31) weds Jaime de Marichalar y Saenez Tejada
1996 50,000 swimmers raise 15 million for charity during BT's Swimathon '96
1997 Russian AN-24 plane crashes in Turkey, 50 die

That's All....

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