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Friday, March 2, 2018.



Birthdays


1316 Robert II, the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90)
1409 John II, French duke of Alenon/co-fighter of Jeanne d'arc
1459 Adrian VI, [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23)
1481 Franz von Sickingen, German knight
1545 Thomas Bodley, England, diplomat/scholar
1555 Ludovico Spontoni, composer
1609 Hadji Chalfa/Ktib Tsjelebi, Turkish literary (Djihannma)
1755 Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer
1759 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer
1760 Camille Desmoulins, France, journalist/pamphleteer/revolution leader
1769 DeWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY)
1793 Sam[uel] Houston, 1st president of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44)
1810 Leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903)
1813 George Alexander Macfarren, composer
1815 Antonio Buzzolla, composer
1817 Jnos Arany, Hungary, epic poet (Toldi, Death of King Buda)
1820 Multatuli, writer
1824 Bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Bohemian composer (Bartered Bride, Moldau)
1824 Constantine D Uschinsky, Russian theorist [NS]
1824 Henry Beebee Carrington, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1912
1828 Jefferson Columbus Davis, Bvt Mjr General (Union Army), died in 1879
1829 Carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist
1836 J.L.G.J. Weingarten --1910
1836 J.L.G.J. Weingarten --1910
1836 J.L.G.J. Weingarten --1910
1836 J.L.G.J. Weingarten --1910
1836 J.L.G.J. Weingarten --1910
1838 David Duffle Wood, composer
1844 Hermanus J A M Schaepman, clergyman/Dutch politician
1862 John Jay Chapman, US advocate/poet/writer (Learning & Other Essays)
1875 Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian
1876 Pope Pius XII, Religious Leader, RN:Eugenio Pacelli; pope 1939-58
1876 Pope Pius XII, Religious Leader, RN:Eugenio Pacelli; pope 1939-58
1876 Pope Pius XII, Religious Leader, RN:Eugenio Pacelli; pope 1939-58
1876 Pope Pius XII, Religious Leader, RN:Eugenio Pacelli; pope 1939-58
1876 Pope Pius XII, Religious Leader, RN:Eugenio Pacelli; pope 1939-58
1876 Gsta Forsell, Swedish radiologist
1876 Pius XII, [Euhenio MGG Pacelli], 260th Pope (1939-58)
1878 Wander J de Haas, Dutch physicist/son-in-law of Lorentz
1882 Wallis Clark, Essex England, actress (Postal Inspector)
1884 Leon Jongen, composer
1893 Maxime Dumoulin, composer
1894 Renaat Veremans, Flemish composer/conductor
1895 Felix Bressart, Germany, actor (Ninotchka, Escape, Crossroads)
1899 Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian dame
1900 Kurt J Weill, Dessau Germany, composer/Brecht collaborator (Mahogany)
1901 Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber-merchant
1902 Edward Uhler Condon, atomic scientist (Manhattan Project)
1904 Dr. Seuss
1904 Dr. Seuss
1904 Dr. Seuss
1904 Dr. Seuss
1904 Dr. Seuss
1904 Dr Seuss, [Theodor Geisel], kid's book author (Horton Hears a Who!)
1905 Marc Blitzstein, Phila Pa, composer (Cradle Will Rock)
1908 Jan Brasser, Dutch resistance fighter (Witte Ko)/communist
1909 Hanoch Jacoby, composer
1909 Jan Fabricius, Dutch playwright
1909 Mel Ott, 1st NLer to hit 500 HRs, hall of famer (NY Giants)
1910 Hope Clara Chenhalls, food inspector
1911 William Hansen, WA, actor (Homebodies)
1912 Arthur Beaumont C Langton, cricketer (S Afr pace bowler of 1930's)
1913 Godfried [Jan Arnold] Bomans, Dutch humorist/writer (Pieter Bas)
1913 Marjorie Weaver, Crossville Tennessee, actress (Young Mr Lincoln)
1913 Mort Cooper, baseball player (NL MVP 1942)
1915 Lona Andre, actress (Case of Baby Sitter)
1916 Anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA)
1916 Bernard George Stevens, composer
1917 Desi Arnaz
1917 Desi Arnaz
1917 Desi Arnaz
1917 Desi Arnaz
1917 Desi Arnaz
1917 Desi Arnaz, Santiago Cuba, actor (I Love Lucy)
1917 Jim Konstanty, baseball player (NL MVP 1950)
1917 John Gardner, composer
1918 Peter O'Sullevan, Ireland, horse racing commentator
1919 Jennifer Jones
1919 Jennifer Jones
1919 Jennifer Jones
1919 Jennifer Jones
1919 Jennifer Jones
1919 Eddie Lawrence, comedian
1919 Jennifer Jones, [Phyllis Isley], Okla, actress (Farewell to Arms)
1919 Tamara Toumanova, dancer
1920 Enrique Franco, composer
1921 Robert Wilfred Levick Simpson, composer
1922 Eric Feldbush, composer
1922 Mario Zafred, composer
1923 "Doc" Watson, bluegrass musician
1923 Don Taylor, cricketer (NZ 3 Tests, Auck stands w/Sutcliffe in Wisden)
1923 Robert H Michel, (Rep-R-IL, 1957- )
1924 Albert TLCA Vogel, Dutch elocutionist
1924 Rnos Apostolidis, Greek author/poet (Katigor)
1927 Siegfried Kohler, composer
1927 Witold Szalonec, composer
1928 Philip K Dick, writer
1929 Donald Gosling, English parkeerplaatsenmagnaat/multi-millionaire
1930 Jan van Noor, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
1930 John Cullum, Knoxville, actor (Hamlet, Hawaii, Northern Exposure)
1931 Mikhail Gorbachev
1931 Mikhail Gorbachev
1931 Mikhail Gorbachev
1931 Mikhail Gorbachev
1931 Mikhail Gorbachev
1931 Duane E Graveline, Newport Vt, astronaut
1931 Mikhail S Gorbachev, Privolnoye USSR, Soviet sec-gen (1985-91)
1931 Tom Wolfe, Richmond Va, journalist/author (Right Stuff)
1934 Bernard Rands, Sheffield England, composer (Wildtrack)
1934 Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, NFLer
1935 Al Waxman, Toronto Canada, actor (Cagney & Lacey, Meatballs 3, Spasms)
1936 Henny Boskamp, [Hoelscher], actor (Troeleke)
1938 Alan Lewis, English textile factory/multi-millionaire
1938 Donald Schwall, baseball player (1961 AL rookie of year)
1938 Simon Estes, Centerville Iowa, bass/baritone (Wonton, Don Carlos)
1939 Barbara Luna, NYC, actress (5 Weeks in a Balloon, Gentle Savage)
1939 Gerard van Tongeren, Dutch singer (Buffoons)
1940 Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, chairman (S Afr Prog Fed Party, 1979-86)
1942 John Irving, NH, short-story writer (World According to Garp)
1942 Lou Reed, [Firbank], Freeport NY, rock vocalist (Velvet Underground)
1942 Tony Meehan, [Daniel Meehan], London Eng, rocker (Drifters, Vipers)
1943 Geogre Benson, jazz/blues guitarist (Breezin', This Masquerade)
1943 Gordon Black, English industrialist
1943 Rosa DeLauro, (Rep-D-Connecticut)
1943 Stephen Dickman, composer
1943 Tony Meehan, rocker
1944 Lou Reed
1944 Lou Reed
1944 Lou Reed
1944 Lou Reed
1944 Lou Reed
1944 Katherine Crawford, actress (Captains & Kings, Gemini Man)
1944 Leif Segerstam, composer
1944 Pam Barnett, LPGA golfer
1945 Gordon Thompson, Ottawa Canada, actor (Adam Carrington-Dynasty)
1945 Joy Garrett, actress (Jo-Days of Our Lives)
1946 Brian J Donnelly, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )
1948 Larry Carlton, rock composer (Against All Odds, Who's the Boss)
1948 Rory Gallagher, rock guitarist
1949 Eddie Money, [Mahoney], Bkln, singer/guitarist (Take Me Home Tonight)
1949 Gates McFadden, actress (Beverly Crusher-Star Trek Next Generation)
1949 Rory Gallagher, Donegal Ireland, rock guitarist (See Here)
1950 Karen Carpenter, New Haven Ct, vocalist/drummer (We Only Just Begun)
1950 Matthew Laurance, actor (Duet)
1950 Mitchel Laurance, actor (LA Law, Not Necessarily the News)
1951 Cassie Yates, Macon Ga, actress (Osterman Weekend, Dynasty)
1952 Laraine Newman
1952 Laraine Newman
1952 Laraine Newman
1952 Laraine Newman
1952 Laraine Newman
1952 Laraine Newman, LA Calif, comedienne/actress (Saturday Night Live)
1953 William Simmons, sax/keyboardist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1954 Stone Phumelele Sizani, South African treasurer (UDF)
1955 Dale Bosworth, TV host (America's Most Wanted)
1955 Dale Bozzio, Boston, vocalist (Missing Persons-Destination Unknown)
1955 Jay Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)
1955 Shoko Asahara, [Chizuo Matsumoto], Japanese sect leader
1955 Steve Small, cricketer (stalwart NSW opening batsman)
1956 John Cowsill, Newport RI, rock drummer (Cowsills-We Can Fly)
1956 Mark Evans, Melbourne Australia, rock bassist (AC/DC)
1958 Ian Woosnam, Welsh golfer
1958 Kevin Curren, South Africa, tennis star
1959 Andrew Farriss, Australia, rock keyboardist (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt)
1959 Larry Stewart, Paducah KY, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
1959 Laura Hurlbut, LPGA golfer
1962 Jon Bon Jovi
1962 Jon Bon Jovi
1962 Jon Bon Jovi
1962 Jon Bon Jovi
1962 Jon Bon Jovi
1962 Al Del Greco, NFL kicker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1962 Jon Bon Jovi, Sayreville NJ, rocker (Bon Jovi-Give Love a Bad Name)
1962 Philip Jonas, Johannesburg SA, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Payless-2nd)
1962 Terry Steinbach, New Ulm MN, catcher (Oakland A's)
1963 Suzette Charles, NJ, replaced Vanessa Williams as Miss America (1983)
1965 Ron Gant, Victoria TX, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
1966 Judith Wiesner, Hallein Austria, tennis star (1994 Schenectady)
1966 Stevie Rachelle, rock vocalist (Tuff-What Comes Around Goes Around)
1967 Allan Boyko, CFL slot back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1967 Bruce Boyko, CFL fullback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1967 Leo Gomez, Canovanas Puerto Rico, infielder (Chic Cubs)
1968 Penny "Stamper" Davis, Carlisle England, Canadian 470 yachter (Oly-96)
1970 Kevin Miniefield, NFL defensive back (Chic Bears)
1970 Steve Holman, Indianapolis Indiana, miler
1971 Amber Smith, Tampa Fl, actress (Faithful, Funeral, Mirror Has 2 Faces)
1971 Donna Perry, Glendale CA, playmate (Nov, 1994)
1971 James Hammerstrand, LaMesa Calif, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96)
1971 Ray Hall, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 Ruffin Hamilton, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
1973 John Elmore, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
1973 Paul Popowich, actor (Tommy Tricker & Stamp Traveler)
1974 Martine Dessureault, Montreal Quebec, 50m swimmer (Olympics-96)
1975 Arleen McDonald, Miss USA-Mississippi (1997)
1976 Lars Bruggemann, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)

Events


871 Battle at Marton: Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army
1121 Dirk VI becomes count of Holland
1458 Hussite George van Podiebrad chosen king of Bohemia
1498 Vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island
1629 English king Charles I leaces house of commons
1675 Prince William III installed as governor of Overijssel
1725 Georg F Hndels opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London
1776 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston
1789 Pennsylvania ends prohibition of theatrical performances
1799 Congress standardizes US weights & measures
1807 Congress bans slave trade effective January 1, 1808
1817 1st Evangelical church building dedicated, New Berlin, Penn
1819 Territory of Arkansas organized
1819 US passed its 1st immigration law
1824 Interstate commerce comes under federal control
1825 1st grand opera in US sung in English, NYC
1829 New England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston
1831 John Frazee becomes 1st US sculptor to receive a federal commission
1836 Texas declares independence from Mexico.
1836 Texas declares independence from Mexico.
1836 Republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico
1853 Territory of Washington organized after separating from Oregon Ter
1855 Aleksandr Romanov becomes tsar of Russia
1858 Frederick Cook, New Orleans, patents a cotton-bale metallic tie
1861 Congress creates the Territory of Nevada.
1861 Congress creates the Territory of Nevada.
1861 Government Printing Office purchases 1st printing plant, Washington
1861 US creates Dakota & Nevada Territories out of the Nebraska & Utah ter
1863 Congress authorizes track width of 4'8" for Union Pacific RR
1865 British newspaper "Morning Chronicle" begins publishing
1865 Freedman's Bureau founded for Black Education, 1865
1865 Gen Early's army is defeated at Waynesborough
1866 1st US company to make sewing needles by machine incorporated, Conn
1867 1st Reconstruction act passed by Congress
1867 Congress abolishes peonage in New Mexico
1867 Congress created the Department of Education
1867 Congress passed the 1st Reconstruction Act
1867 Jesse James-gang robs bank in Savannah Missouri, 1 dead
1867 US Congress creates the Department of Education
1868 University of Illinois opens
1874 Baseball batter's box is officially adopted
1877 Rutherford B Hayes (R) declared president despite Samuel J Tilden (D) winning the popular vote, but is 1 electoral vote shy of victory
1887 American Trotting Association organized in Detroit
1889 Kansas passes 1st US antitrust
1890 Oscar Fredriksen skates world record 5 km (9:19)
1893 1st federal railroad legislation passed; required safety features
1896 Battle of Aduwa, Abyssinia (Ethiopia) defeats invading Italians
1896 George Lohmann takes 9-28 v South Africa at Johannesburg
1898 Australia complete a 4-1 series annihilation of England
1899 Pres McKinley signs bill creating Mt Rainier Natl Park (5th in US)
1901 Hawaii's 1st telegraph company opens
1902 Jimmy Collins, leaves Boston Beaneaters (NL) club to manage AL's new Boston Somersets
1903 Martha Washington Hotel, catering to women only, opens in NYC
1904 "Official Playing Rules of Professional Base Ball Clubs" adopted
1904 Gabriele d'Annunzio's "La figlia di Iorio," premieres in Milan
1907 General Louis Botha named premier of Transvaal
1907 Georges Feydeaus' "La Puce l'Oreille," premieres in Paris
1909 Gr Brit, France, Germ & It asks Serbia to set no territorial demands
1910 2 trains crash in snow storm in Wellington Washington, 118 die
1915 British vice adm Carden begins bombing of Dardanelles forts
1915 Vladmir Jabotinsky forms a Jewish military force to fight in Palestine
1917 Puerto Rico territory created, US citizenship granted.
1917 Puerto Rico territory created, US citizenship granted.
1917 Jones Act: Puerto Rico territory created, US citizenship granted
1918 NY Yankees purchase 1st baseman George Burns from Detroit Tigers & immediately trades him to Phila A's
1919 1st congress of Communist International opens at the Kremlin
1920 Karel Capk's "Loupeznik," premieres in Prague
1922 WBAP-AM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting
1922 WLW-AM in Cincinnati OH begins radio transmissions
1923 Time magazine debuts
1925 Dutch Socialists demand drastic disarmament
1925 Japan's House of Representatives recognizes male suffrage
1925 Nationwide road numbering system & US shield marker adopted
1925 SDAP-Second-Faction of parliament demands drastic disarmament
1927 Babe Ruth becomes highest paid baseball player ($70,000 per year)
1929 US Court of Customs & Patent Appeals created by US Congress.
1929 US Court of Customs & Patent Appeals created by US Congress.
1929 Chicago Black Hawks shut-out for NHL record 8th straight game
1929 Congress creates Court of Customs & Patent Appeals
1930 1st US indoor glider flight, St Louis Terminal Building
1933 "King Kong," premieres at Radio City Music Hall & RKO Roxy NYC
1933 Most powerful earthquake in 180 years hit Japan
1934 Union Pacific tests light-weight high-speed passenger train, Omaha
1936 Bradman scores 369 in 253 mins, SA v Tasmania, 46 fours 4 sixes
1937 Mexico nationalizes oil
1938 Landslides & floods cause over 200 deaths (LA Calif)
1938 Trials of Soviet leaders begins in the Soviet Union
1939 Eugenio Pacelli chosen as Pope Pius XII
1939 Mass Legislature votea to ratify the Bill of Rights - 147 years late
1940 1st intercollegiate track meet telecast, MSG, NYC
1940 Soviet armies conquer Tuppura Island Finland
1942 14th Academy Awards - "How Green was My Valley," Cooper & Fontaine win
1942 Admiral Helfrich departs Java for Ceylon
1943 1st transport from Westerbork Neth to Sobibor concentration camp
1943 Sea battle in Bismarck Sea finishes, US & Australia win
1944 16th Academy Awards - "Casablanca," Jennifer Jones & Paul Lukas win
1944 Fumes from locomotive stalled in a tunnel suffocates 521 in Italy
1945 8th Air Force bombs Dresden
1945 King Michael of Romania gives in to Communist govt
1946 Dutch troops land on East Bali
1946 Ho Chi Minh elected president of North Vietnam
1946 Kingman Douglass, becomes deputy director of CIA
1949 First automatic street light installed. (In New Milford, CT)
1949 First automatic street light installed. (In New Milford, CT)
1949 1st automatic street light (New Milford, Ct)
1949 Lucky Lady II (USAF B-50 Superfortress), completes 1st nonstop round- the-world flight at Fort Worth, Tx, covering 23,452-mis in 94 hrs
1951 1st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 111-94 at Boston
1952 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
1955 King Norodom Sihanukh of Cambodia succeeded by his father
1955 William Inge's "Bus Stop," premieres in NYC
1956 Morocco tears up the Treaty of Fz, declares independence from France
1958 First surface crossing of the Antarctic continent ends.
1958 First surface crossing of the Antarctic continent ends.
1958 1st surface crossing of Antarctic continent is completed in 99 days
1958 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
1958 Yemen announces it would join the United Arab Republic
1961 "13 Daughters" opens at 54th St Theater NYC for 28 performances
1962 JFK announces US will resume above ground nuclear testing
1962 Wilt Chamberlain scores incredible 100 points in an NBA game
1964 Beatles begin filming "Hard Days Night," Harrison meets Patti Boyd
1965 "Sound Of Music" opens
1965 Montcalm Community College in Sidney Mich, founded
1966 215,000 US soldiers in Vietnam
1967 9th Grammy Awards: Strangers in Night, Michele wins
1967 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 Ice Dance Championship at Geneva won by Towler & Ford (GRB)
1968 Ice Pairs Championship at Geneva won by Belousova & Protopopov (USSR)
1968 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Geneva won by Emmerich Danzer (AUT)
1968 USAF displays Lockheed C-5A Galaxy, biggest plane in the world
1968 USSR launches space probe Zond 4; fails to leave Earth orbit
1968 Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Geneva won by Peggy Fleming (US)
1969 1st test flight of the supersonic Concorde
1969 Chinese-Russian borders fight (approx 70 die)
1969 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 14th Symphony
1969 Phil Esposito becomes 1st NHL Player to score 100 points in a season
1970 American Airlines' 1st flight of a Boeing 747
1970 Rhodesia becomes independent republic
1970 Supreme Court ruled draft evaders can not be penalized after 5 years
1972 Pioneer 10 launched for Jupiter flyby.
1972 Pioneer 10 launched for Jupiter flyby.
1972 Jean-Bdel Bokassa appoints himself pres for life of Cent African Rep
1972 Pioneer 10 launched for Jupiter flyby
1973 "Black September" terrorists occupy Saudi Embassy in Khartoum
1974 First Class postage raised to 10 cents from 8 cents.
1974 First Class postage raised to 10 cents from 8 cents.
1974 16th Grammy Awards: Killing Me Softly, Bette Midler wins
1974 1st class postage raised to 10 from 8
1974 Grand jury concludes Pres Nixon is involved in Watergate cover-up
1974 Greg Chappell makes 247* v NZ, 410 minutes, 29 fours 1 six
1976 "Bubbling Brown Sugar" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 766 performances
1976 Bob Lurie becomes CEO of SF Giants
1976 Holgate, Kemp & Lopez' musical premieres in NYC
1976 Walt Disney World logged its 50 millionth guest
1977 1st time Jay Leno appears on Tonight Show
1977 Bette Davis is 1st woman to receive Life Achievement Award
1977 Future Tonight Show host Jay Leno debuts with host Johnny Carson
1977 Libya amends constitution
1978 Soyuz 28 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Czechoslovakian) to Salyut 6
1978 Soyuz 28 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Czechoslovakian) to Salyut 6
1978 1st broadcast of "Dallas" on CBS TV
1978 Soyuz 28 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Czechoslovakian) to Salyut 6
1980 3rd Islander scoreless tie-Penguins in Pitts
1980 Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Sun City Golf Classic
1980 Mike Bratz (Phoenix) ends NBA free throw streak of 57 games
1981 Aircraft hijacked by 3 Pakistani terrorists
1981 Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Wash DC
1982 60th hat trick in Islander history-Bryan Trottier
1982 Terror group "The Illuminated Path" frees 260 prisoners in Peru
1983 Compact Disc recordings developed by Phillips & Sony introduced
1983 Final episode of M*A*S*H; 125,000,000 viewers
1983 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1984 Iran offensive against Iraq fails
1984 John Long (Detroit) begins NBA free throw streak of 51 games
1985 US approves screening test for AIDS
1986 1st million-dollar purse for a handicap race won at Santa Anita
1986 Mary Beth Zimmerman wins Uniden LPGA Golf Invitational
1986 Protesters try to stop Land Rover motor company being sold to US
1988 30th Grammy Awards: Graceland, Joshua Tree, Jody Watley
1988 Dutch Liberal Party merged with SDP
1989 12 European nations agree to ban chlorofluorocarbon production by 2000
1989 Exxon Houston runs aground in Hawaii, spills 117,000 gallons of oil
1989 Madonna's "Like a Prayer" premieres on worldwide Pepsi commercial
1989 NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers win 22nd straight home game
1989 NY Met Darryl Strawberry swings at teammate Keith Hernandez
1990 Greyhound Bus goes on strike
1990 Mark Tewsksbury swims world record 50m backstroke (25.06 sec)
1991 "Aspects of Love" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 377 perfs
1991 "La Bete" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 24 performances
1991 Deb Richard wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1991 Del Ballard Jr throws most famous gutter ball in PBA Tour history
1991 NC State Chris Corchiani becomes 1st NCAAer to get 1,000 assists
1991 UN votes in favor of US resolutions for cease fire with Iraq
1992 Anita Hall swims female world record 200m freestyle (2:25.35)
1993 Claudette Colbert, suffers a stroke at 89
1993 Salman Rushdie divorces Marianne Wiggins
1994 Miami begins a latin walk of fame, 1st star for Gloria Estefan
1994 William Natcher, (Rep-D-Ky), casts his 18,401 & last consecutive vote
1994 Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender if taped statement is broadcasted, it is, but he doesn't
1995 "Smokey Joe's Cafe," opens at Virginia Theater NYC
1995 British trader Nick Leeson arrested for collapse of Barings Bank PLC
1995 Ferry boat sinks off Sumbe Angola, 42+ killed
1995 Space shuttle STS-67 (Endeavour 8), launches
1996 Copeland swimming pool re-opened by Gladiator
1996 Tendulkar scores 137 for Ind v SL in Cricket World Cup, but still lose
1997 Gail Graham wins LPGA Alpine Australian Ladies Masters
1997 Nick Faldo wins Nissan Golf Open
1997 Saudi Arab billionaire Prince al-Waleed bin Talal aquires 5% of Apple
1997 Soyuz TM-24 returns to Earth (Russia)

That's All....

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