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Wednesday, March 21, 2018.



Birthdays


1466 French van Brederode, leader Hoeksen
1474 Angela Merici, Italian monastery founder/saint
1521 Mauritius, duke/nice monarch of Saksen (1547-53)
1527 Hermann Finck, composer
1609 Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)
1624 Fran‡ois Roberday, composer
1642 Georg Schmezer, composer
1685 Johann Sebastian Bach, gone for Baroque
1685 Johann Sebastian Bach, gone for Baroque
1685 Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Matth„us-Passion)
1708 Caspar Ruetz, composer
1713 Francis Lewis, signer (Decl of Ind)
1716 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer
1763 Jean Paul, writer
1765 Henry Fagel, Dutch/English baron/diplomat
1768 Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier, mathematician & Egyptologist
1768 Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier, mathematician & Egyptologist
1768 Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier, mathematician/Egyptologist
1779 Alexis Garaude, composer
1806 Benito Pablo Ju rez, Oaxaca Mexico, president of M‚xico (1858-72)
1813 James Jesse Strang, King of Mormons on Beaver Is, MI (1850-56)
1816 Charlotte Bronte, novelist/poet
1820 Frank Mori, composer
1836 Jesus Monasterio, composer
1839 Modest Mussorgsky
1839 Modest Mussorgsky
1839 Modest Mussorgsky
1839 Modest Mussorgsky
1839 Modest Mussorgsky
1839 Modest Mussorgsky, composer (Boris Gudunov, Night on Bald Mt) [NS]
1854 Alick A C Bannerman, cricketer (bro of Charles, Australia 1878-1893)
1863 Hugo Kaun, composer
1866 Antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira Maury, astronomer
1869 Florenz Ziegfeld, of Follies fame.
1869 Florenz Ziegfeld, of Follies fame.
1869 Albert Kahn, architect, originated modern factory design
1869 Florenz Ziegfeld, producer (Ziegfield Follies)
1878 Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer
1880 Hans Hofmann, German/US painter (Search for the Real)
1880 Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist
1881 Hermann Sandby, composer
1882 Gilbert M Anderson, [Max Aronson], Little Rock AR
1883 Jules van Nuffel, composer
1884 George D Birkhoff, US mathematician (Aesthetic measure)
1887 Edwin Scharff, German "entartet" painter/sculptor
1891 Jonathan Hale, actor (Saint's Double Trouble, Saint Strikes Back)
1893 Geoffrey Dearmer, poet
1900 Eugenie Leontovitch, Moscow Russia, actor (Homicidal)
1900 Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor
1901 Carmelita Geraghty, Rushville IN, actress (My Best Girl, Texas Ranger)
1901 Richard Leslie Hill, historian
1902 Carl Jaffe, Hamburg Germany, actor (1st Man in Space, Escapement)
1902 Eddie James "Son" House, folk blues musician (Delta Blues)
1902 William Downie Forrest, journalist
1904 Nikolaos Skalkottas, composer
1905 Phyllis McGinley, US, poet (Pulitzer 1961, Love Letters)
1906 John D Rockefeller III, billionaire philanthropist (oil)
1908 Maurice Stans, rocker
1910 Nick Castle, Bkln, choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland)
1911 John Paxton, screenwriter (On The Beach, Kotch, Farewell My Lovely)
1912 Peter Bull, actor/author (Executioner, Tom Jones, Dr Strangelove)
1913 George Ghita Ionescu, academic
1913 Max Youngstein, NYC, producer (United Artists)
1914 Herman Siles Zuazo, politician
1914 Paul Tortelier, composer
1918 Howard Cosell, Winston-Salem NC, sportscaster (Monday Night Football)
1918 Joe Carveth, NHL forward (scored 20 or more goals in 3 seasons)
1919 Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist
1919 Lois Collier, SC, actress (Mary-Boston Blackie, Slave Girl)
1920 Bruno Maderna, composer [or Apr 21]
1921 Antony Hopkins, composer
1921 Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist
1921 Logan Ramsey, Long Beach Calif, actor (Head, Joy Sticks, Say Yes)
1923 Mort Lindsey, Newark NJ, orch leader (Merv Griffin Show)
1923 Philip Abbott, Lincoln Neb, actor (Arthur Ward-The FBI)
1924 Karl Heinz Fussl, composer
1925 John E Grotberg, (Rep-R-IL, 1985-86)
1925 Peter Brook, London, director (1776)/TV writer
1926 Andr‚ Delvaux, Heverie Belgium, director/writer (Benvenuta)
1926 Virginia Weidler, Hollywood CA, actress (Babes on Broadway)
1927 Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German minister of Foreign affairs (FDP)
1928 Evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer
1928 James W Kinnear, Pittsburgh Pa, CEO (Texaco)
1928 Peter Hacks, German playwright (Tie Windloch)
1929 James Coco, Bronx NY, actor (Man of La Mancha, Murder by Death)
1929 Jules Verne Berman, space & science reporter (ABC-TV)
1931 Ivan William Hannaford, sociologist
1932 Joseph Silverstein, Detroit Mich, violinist (Denver Symphony Orch)
1933 John Hall, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
1933 Michael Heseltine, Welsh/British minister of Defense (1986)/MP
1934 Al Freeman Jr, Tx, actor (One Life to Live, My Sweet Charlie)
1934 Lister Carney, Bellaire Oh, 200m runner (Olympic-silver-1960)
1935 Brian Clough, soccer manager
1935 Hubert Fichte, writer
1936 Marek Stachowski, composer
1937 Tom Flores, Fresno Calif, NFL quarterback/coach (Raiders)
1938 Grahame Thomas, cricketer (Australian batsman of the mid-60's)
1938 Wilf Corrigan, English/US electronic manufacturer (LSI Logic)
1939 Kathleen Widdoes, Wilmington Del, actress (Without a Trace)
1939 Martha Hudson, Eastman Ga, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1960)
1941 Dirk D Frimout, Belgium, cosmonaut
1941 Malcolm Francke, cricketer (leg-spinner, Ceylon 1956 to Qld 1984)
1942 Fran‡oise Dorl‚ac, Paris France, actress (That Man From Rio)
1943 Antal Dunai, Hungary, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1968)
1943 Vivian Stanshall, songwriter/comic
1944 Timothy Dalton
1944 Timothy Dalton
1944 Timothy Dalton
1944 Timothy Dalton
1944 Timothy Dalton
1944 Charles Edward Greene, Pine Bluff Ark, 4x100m runner (Oly-gold-1968)
1944 Henrik Colding-Jorgensen, composer
1944 Jamary Oliveira, composer
1944 Marie-Christine Barrault, Paris France, actress (Stardust Memories)
1945 Rosemary Stone, vocalist/pianist (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
1945 Vernon Guy, US gospel singer (Cool Sounds, Sharpees)
1946 Ray Dorset, rocker (Cold Blue Excursion)
1946 Timothy Dalton, North Wales, actor (James Bond-Living Daylights)
1949 Alvin Kallicharran, cricketer (wonderful West Indies LHB 1972-81)
1950 Peter Banks, rocker (Genesis)
1950 Roger Hodgson, rock vocalist (Supertramp-It's Raining Again)
1951 Helena Antonaccio, playmate (June, 1969)
1951 Russell Thompkins Jr, US soul singer (Stylistics-Sing Baby Sing)
1952 Chris O'Connell, rocker
1953 Carl Wolfson, Wash DC, comedian (Thicke of the Night)
1953 Robert Johnson, rocker
1953 Shotgun Johnson, rock drummer (KC & the Sunshine Boys-Give it Up)
1954 Mary Jane Smith, Van Nuys Ca, WPVA volleyballer (National-9th-1993)
1955 Barbel Wockel-Eckert, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-4 gold-1976, 80)
1955 Jean Marie Hon, SF Calif, actress (Jane-Man From Atlantis)
1956 Ingrid Kristiansen, Norway, marathoner (Olympic-4th-1984, Bost-86, 89)
1957 Sabrina Le Beauf, New Orleans La, actress (Sondra-Crosby Show)
1958 Gary Oldman
1958 Gary Oldman
1958 Gary Oldman
1958 Gary Oldman
1958 Gary Oldman
1958 Brad Hall, Santa Barbara Calif, comedian (SNL)
1958 Gary Oldman, actor (Sid & Nancy, Criminal Law, State of Grace)
1958 Marlies G”hr, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
1960 Ayrton Senna, Brazilian formula-1 racer (1988 champ)
1960 Dale Baze, jockey
1960 Guy Chadwick, English singer/songwriter (House of Love)
1961 Kassie Wesley, Ky, actress (Evil Dead 2, Blair-One Life to Live)
1961 Slim MacDonnell, Jim Phantom rock percussionist (Stray Cats)
1961 Wei Wang, Beijing China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)
1962 Matthew Broderick
1962 Rosie O'Donnell
1962 Matthew Broderick
1962 Rosie O'Donnell
1962 Matthew Broderick
1962 Rosie O'Donnell
1962 Matthew Broderick
1962 Rosie O'Donnell
1962 Matthew Broderick
1962 Rosie O'Donnell
1962 Matthew Broderick, NYC, actor (WarGames, Biloxi Blues)
1962 Rosie O'Donnell, comedienne (League of Their Own, Flintstones, Rosie)
1963 Ronald Koeman, Dutch soccer star (Ajax, PSV, Barcelona, Feyenoord)
1963 Sharon June Howe Pederson, Glencoe Mn, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up)
1963 Shawon Dunston, Brooklyn NY, infielder (SF Giants)
1966 Al Iafrate, Dearborn Mich, NHL defenseman (San Jose Sharks)
1966 Karen Lunn, Cowra Australia, LPGA golfer (1993 Women's British Open)
1966 Matthew Maynard, cricketer (big hitting Glamorgan & England player)
1967 Elaina Oden, Orange CA, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
1967 Troy Westwood, CFL kicker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1968 Erwin Vanderbroeck, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
1968 Jeff Lazaro, Waltham Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)
1968 Johan Garpenlov, Stockholm Swe, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
1968 Mark Sander, WLAF linebacker (Scottish Claymores)
1968 Samantha Leah Dorman, Lakeland Fla, playmate (Sept, 1991)
1968 Scott Williams, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
1969 Jennifer Lyn Jackson, Cleveland Ohio, playmate (April, 1989)
1969 Mark Allen, Australia, Australasia golfer
1971 Hason Graham, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
1972 Boris Mironov, Moscow, NHL defenseman (Team Russia Oly-S-98, Edmonton)
1972 Chris Ball, Costa Mesa Calif, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
1972 Frank West, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1972 John Leach, CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts)
1972 Michele Michael, Miss Maryland USA (1996)
1972 (Olympics-silver-1998)
1973 Chiou Hai Ta, Miss Taiwan ROC Universe (1997)
1973 Larry Bowie, running back (Washington Redskins)
1975 Vitaly Potapenko, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Events


Earth Day
The First Day of Spring... Tra-la Tra-la
Natl Teen-Agers Day
Start of Persian and Bah '” New Years
Earth Day
The First Day of Spring... Tra-la Tra-la
Natl Teen-Agers Day
Start of Persian and Bah '” New Years
1349 3,000 Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany
1421 Battle of Beauge-French beat British
1492 Alonzo Pietro, pilot, sailed with Columbus
1610 King James I addresses English House of Commons
1681 3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London
1697 Czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe
1702 Queen Anne Stuart addresses English parliament
1788 Fire destroyed 856 buildings in New Orleans Louisiana
1788 Gustavus Vassa petitions Queen Charlotte, to free enslaved Africans
1790 Thomas Jefferson reports to Pres Washington in NY as Sec of State
1791 Capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN
1804 French civil Code of Napoleon adopted
1824 Fire at Cairo ammunitions dump kills 4,000 horses
1826 Beethoven's Quartet #13 in B flat major (Op 130) premiered in Vienna
1835 Charles Darwin & Mariano Gonzales meet at Portillo Pass
1843 Preacher William Miller of Mass predicts the world will end today
1844 Origin of Bah '” Era-Bah '” calendar starts here (Bah  1, 1)
1851 Yosemite Valley discovered in California, paradise found.
1851 Yosemite Valley discovered in California, paradise found.
1851 Yosemite Valley discovered in California
1857 Earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 die
1859 1st Zoological Society incorporates (Phila)
1859 Scottish National Gallery opens in Edinburgh
1859 Zoological Society of Philadelphia, 1st in US, incorporated
1860 US extradition treaty with Sweden
1863 Naval Engagement at Havana Cuba-USS Henrick Hudson vs BR Wild Pigeon
1864 Battle at Henderson's Hill (Bayou Rapids) Louisiana
1865 Battle of Bentonville ends, last Confederate effort to stop Sherman
1866 Congress authorizes national soldiers' homes
1868 1st US professional women's club, Sorosis, forms in NYC
1871 Journalist Henry M Stanley begins his famous expedition to Africa
1871 Otto von Bismarck elevated Frst
1874 US Grant's daughter Nellie marries in the White House
1885 2nd French government of Ferry resigns
1888 Arthur Pinero's "Sweet Lavender," premieres in London
1890 Austrian Jewish communities are defined by law
1891 A Hatfield marries a McCoy, ends long feud in West Virginia it started with an accusation of pig-stealing & lasted 20 years
1899 British & French accord about West-Africa
1907 US invades Honduras
1909 Moran & MacFarland (US) wins Europe's 1st 6 day bicycle race (Berlin)
1913 -26] Flood in Ohio, kills 400
1914 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld
1914 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Norman M Scott
1916 JP Van Limburg Stirum succeeds AWF Idenburg as gov-gen of Neth Indies
1917 1st female US Navy Petty Officer is Loretta Walsh
1918 -28] During WW I Germany launches Somme offensive
1921 Walter Kerr Theater (Ritz, CBS, NBC, ABC) opens at 223 W 48th St NYC
1922 KGW-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions
1923 US foreign minister Charles Hughes refuses USSR recognition
1924 1st foreign language course broadcast on US radio (WJZ, NYC)
1924 Mass Investors Trust becomes 1st mutual fund set up in US
1925 Edinburgh's Murreyfield Stadium officially opens
1925 Iran adopts Khorshidi solar Hijrah calendar
1927 Guomindang Army conquerors Shanghai as British marines flee
1931 KRO-broadcast studio initiated in Hilversum Holland
1931 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
1931 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
1933 Hitler, G”ring, Prince Ruprecht, Brning & top army meet in Berlin
1934 Fire destroys Hakodate Japan, killing about 1,500
1934 Babe Didrikson pitches an inning in an A's-Dodgers exhibition game Walks 1, hits the next guy, 3rd guy hits into triple-play
1935 Jean Anouilh's "Y avait un presonnier," premieres in Paris
1935 Persia officially renamed Iran
1937 Ponce massacre, police kill 19 at Puerto Rican Nationalist parade
1939 Nazi-Germany demands Gdansk (Danzig) from Poland
1941 Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
1942 Convoy QP9 departs Great Britain to Murmansk
1942 Heavy German assault on Malta
1943 Assassination attempt on Hitler fails
1943 British 8th army opens assault on Mareth line, Tunisia
1944 Gen Eisenhower postpones S France invasion until after Normandy
1945 1st Japanese flying bombs (ochas) attack Okinawa
1945 During WW II Allied bombers begin 4-day raid over Germany
1945 Dutch Resistance fighter Hannie Schaft arrested by Nazi police
1946 Kenny Washington signs with Rams, 1st black NFLer since 1933
1946 UN set up temporary HQ at Hunter (now Lehman) College (Bronx)
1947 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fulgens radiatur
1947 Pres Truman signs Executive Order 9835 requiring all federal employees to have allegiance to the United States
1947 Test Cricket debut of Bert Sutcliffe, NZ v England at Christchurch
1948 "Stop the Music" with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio
1949 WTVJ TV channel 4 in Miami, FL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
1951 2,900,000 US soldiers in Korea
1951 Julius & Ethel Rosenberg convicted of espionage
1952 "3 Wishes for Jamie" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 94 perfs
1952 -22] Tornadoes in Ark, Tenn, Mo, Miss, Ala & Ky cause 343 deaths
1952 31 storms crosses 6 states killing 340 in South-Central US
1952 Alan Freed presents Moondog Coronation Ball at old Cleveland Arena, 25,000 attend 1st rock & roll concert ever
1953 NBA record 106 fouls & 12 players foul out (Boston-Syracuse)
1954 KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1955 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus desires Cyprus joining Greece
1955 Brooklyn Bulletin ask Dodger fans not to call their team "Bums"
1956 28th Academy Awards - "Marty," Anna Magnani & Ernest Borgnine win
1957 Tennessee Williams' "Orpheus Descending," premieres in NYC
1958 1st presentation of West Point's Sylvanus Thayer Award
1958 USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
1959 "Juno" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 16 performances
1959 21st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: California beats W Va 71-70
1960 Sharpeville Massacre: Police kill 72 in South Africa & outlaws ANC
1961 Art Modell purchases Cleveland Browns for then record ($3,925,000)
1961 Beatles' 1st appearance at the Cavern Club
1962 A bear becomes the 1st creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds
1962 Bekkers of Bosch makes TV speech in Neth for birth control
1962 Dutch RC bishop Beckers declares himself in favor of birth control
1962 Philadelphia retires pitcher Robin Roberts' # 36
1963 Alcatraz federal penitentiary in SF Bay closed
1963 David Hendon & Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London
1964 26th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Duke 98-83
1964 Beatles' "She Loves You," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
1964 UCLA completes undefeated NCAA basketball season (30-0)
1965 Martin Luther King Jr begins march from Selma to Montgomery
1965 US Ranger 9 launched takes 5,814 pictures before lunar impact
1965 Martin Luther King Jr begins march from Selma to Montgomery
1965 US Ranger 9 launched takes 5,814 pictures before lunar impact
1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
1965 Martin Luther King Jr begins march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama
1965 US Ranger 9 launched; takes 5,814 pictures before lunar impact
1966 Supreme Court reverses Mass ruling that "Fanny Hill" is obscene
1968 "Royals" chosen as the name of new KC AL franchise
1968 Hill, Hawkins & Coghill's musical premieres in London
1968 Israeli forces cross Jordan River to attack PLO bases
1968 Portuguese socialist Mario Soares banished to Sao Tom‚
1969 John & Yoko stage their 1st bed-in for peace (Amsterdam Hilton)
1969 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 32nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Jacksonville 80-69
1971 Gavaskar scores 1st of his 34 Test Cricket tons, 116 at Georgetown
1971 Jan Ferraris wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
1971 Vermont seasonal snowfall totals 132.2"
1971 WCPB TV channel 28 in Salisbury, MD (PBS) begins broadcasting
1972 US Supreme Court rules states can't require 1-yr residency to vote
1973 Frank Mahovlich becomes 5th NHLer to score 500 goals
1974 Attempt made to kidnap Princess Anne in London's Pall Mall
1975 Ethiopia ends monarchy after 3000 years
1978 Padres fire Al Dark (2nd manager ever fired during spring training)
1979 Egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel
1980 On TV show Dallas, J.R. is shot
1982 "Little Johnny Jones" opens & closes at Alvin Theater NYC
1982 Jerry Pate celebrates golf win by jumping into the water hazard
1982 Movie "Annie" premieres
1982 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA J&B Scotch Pro-Am Golf Tournament
1983 Only known typo on Time Magazine cover (control=contol), all recalled
1984 Border scores 100* v WI Trinidad after 98* in 1st cricket innings
1984 NFL owners passed the infamous anti-celebrating rule
1984 Part of Central Park is named Strawberry Fields honoring John Lennon
1984 Soviet sub crashes into USS aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off Japan
1985 Arthur Ashe is named to Intl Tennis Hall of Fame
1985 Bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South-Africa, 19 killed
1986 199.22 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
1986 Kania skates ladies world record 500 m (39.52 sec) & 3 km (4:18.02)
1986 Pittsburgh Associates buy Pitts Pirates for $218 million
1987 PSV sells soccer player Ruud Gullit to AC Milan (Ÿ17 million)
1988 23rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Randy Travis & Hank Williams Jr
1989 1st sea test of Trident 2 missile self-destructs, Cape Canaveral
1990 "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens at Eugene O'Neill NYC for 149 perfs
1990 "Normal Life" starring Moon Unit & Dweezil Zappa premieres on CBS-TV
1990 "Sydney" starring Valerie Bertinelli premieres on CBS-TV
1990 Namibia becomes independent of S Africa, Sam Nujoma becomes president
1991 27 lost at sea when 2 US Navy anti-submarine planes collide
1991 Largest wrestling crowd in Japan (64,500) at Tokyo Dome
1991 Tatsumi Fujinami beats Ric Flair for NWA wrestling championship
1991 UN Security Council panel decided to lift the food embargo on Iraq
1992 2nd WLAF season begins
1992 Pakistan scores 6-264 to overhaul NZ in exciting World Cup semi
1993 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament
1993 Pope John Paul II declares Duns Scotus, a saint
1993 South Africa White Wolves kill 5 year old black girl
1994 66th Academy Awards - "Schindler's List," Tom Hanks & Holly Hunter win
1994 Anne P Sidamon-Eristoff named chairwoman of Museum of Natl History
1994 Dudley Moore arrested for hitting girlfriend
1994 Watne Gretzky ties Gordie Howe's NHL record of 801 goals
1995 NJ officially dedicates the Howard Stern Rest Area along Route 295
1995 NYC agrees to sell it's 2 owned radio stations (WNYC AM & FM)
1996 "Night of the Iguana" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 perfs
1997 Ice Dance won by Oksana Grishuk & Evgeny Platov (Rus)
1997 Wrestlemania XIII

That's All....

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