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Thursday, March 22, 2018.



Birthdays


1459 Maximilian I of Habsburg, German Emperor/archduke of Austria
1599 Anthony Van Dyck, Flemish painter (Charles I of England)
1609 John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)
1700 Giuseppe Sellitto, composer
1728 Anton Raphael Mengs, German writer/neo-classic painter
1728 Giacomo Insanguine, composer
1752 Johann Georg Joseph Spangler, composer
1767 Cornelis T Elout, Dutch minister of Finance
1771 Heinrich D Zschokke, Swiss author (Das Goldmacherdorf)
1785 Adam Sedgwick, British? geologist
1797 Kaiser Wilhelm I, German emperor (1871-88)
1799 F W A Argelander, Memel E Prussia, cataloguer of 324,188 stars
1803 Anthonie Waldrop, Dutch painter/lithographer
1813 Gabriel Rene Paul, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1814 Thomas Crawford, US sculptor (Babes in the Wood)
1817 Braxton Bragg, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1819 William Wirt Adams, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1888
1822 Ahmed Djevdet Pasha, Turkish minister of Education/Justice
1822 Isaac D Fransen van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866)
1822 Seth Williams, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1866
1824 William Henry Chase Whiting, Major General (Confederate Army)
1834 Francis Asbury Shoup, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1842 Carl A N Rosa, German violinist/composer
1842 Mykola Vytal'yevich Lysenko, composer
1846 Randolph Caldecott, England, illustrator (Caldecott Medal namesake)
1852 Theodor Birt, [Beatus Rhenanus], German classical/writer
1857 Arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Along the Meuse)
1857 Paul Doumer, gov-genl of Indo-China/13th Pres of France (1931-32)
1865 Theophile Ysaye, composer
1867 Meijer Linnewiel, [Prof Kokadorus], Amsterdam's pitchman
1868 Hamish MacCunn, composer
1868 Henry W Methorst, lawyer/director (Dutch Cent Bureau of Statistics)
1868 Robert A Millikan, US physicist (photoelectric effect; Nobel 1923)
1874 Ellen Glasgow, novelist
1885 Adriano Lualdi, composer
1885 Jakabs Medins, composer
1887 Chico Marx
1887 Chico Marx
1887 Chico Marx
1887 Chico Marx
1887 Chico Marx
1887 Chico Marx, [Leonard Martin], NYC, comedian (Marx Brothers)
1895 Joseph Schildkraut, Vienna, actor (Joseph Schildkraut Presents)
1896 Giulia D De Albertis, writer
1902 Ellin Berlin, [MacKay], Mrs Irving Berlin, writer (Lace Curtain)
1903 James S Russell, US pilot/admiral (WW II Pacific Ocean)
1903 Jochen Klepper, writer
1905 Carlo Alberto Pizzini, composer
1905 Grigorij M Kosinzev, Russian director
1905 Phyllis McGinley, poet
1905 Ruth Page, US choreographer/ballet leader (Diaghilev, Pygmalion)
1907 James Gavin, US, 82nd Airborne Div General (Sicily/Normandy)
1907 Paul J Steenbergen, Neth, actor (Ciske Rat)/founder (Hague's Comedy)
1908 Albrecht Goes, writer
1908 Louis D L'Amour, Jamestown ND, author (Hondo, Jubal Sackett)
1908 Maurice H Stans, Shakope Minn, Secretary of Commerce (1969-72)
1909 Gabrielle Roy, French-Canadian novelist (Tin Flute)
1909 Jack Popplewell, composer/playwright
1910 Nicholas Monsarret, England, writer (Cruel Sea)
1912 Henri Rousselot, admiral
1912 Lord Alport
1912 Wilfrid Brambell, Dublin Ireland, actor (Hard Day's Night)
1913 Karl Malden
1913 Karl Malden
1913 Karl Malden
1913 Karl Malden
1913 Karl Malden
1913 James Westerfield, Nashville TN, actor (Jungle Heat, Lucky Johnny)
1913 Karl Malden, Chicago, actor (Mike-Streets of SF, American Express)
1913 Martha M”dl, German singer/soprano (Wagner)
1914 Cec Burke, cricketer (NZ leg-spinner v Australia 1946, 1 & 3, 2-30)
1914 Lord Stokes
1914 Masao Maruyama, social scientist
1915 Forest Sagendorf, cartoonist
1915 George Cresswell, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ aged 35)
1916 George Wyle, NYC, orch leader (Jerry Lewis Show, Flip Wilson Show)
1916 Josephine van Gasteren, Dutch actress/director (Bluejackets)
1917 C S Pick, publisher
1917 Paul Rogers, British? actor (Looking Glass War, Billy Budd)
1917 Virginia Grey, LA, actress (Another Thin Man, Idiot's Delight, Idaho)
1918 Cheddi B Jagan, dentist/founder PPP/Guyanese Premier (1953, 1957-64)
1918 Harry Kay, vice-chancellor (Exeter U)
1918 Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer
1920 Fanny Waterman, concert pianist & teacher
1920 Ross Martin, Grodek Poland, actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West)
1921 Wilhelmus Norbert Schmelzer, Netherland, foreign minister (KVP)
1922 Mujib ur-Rahman, Pakistan, sheik/premier
1922 Stewart Stern, screenwriter (Rebel Without A Cause)
1923 Marcel Marceau
1923 Marcel Marceau
1923 Marcel Marceau
1923 Marcel Marceau
1923 Marcel Marceau
1923 Bryan Clieve Roberts, lawyer/civil servant
1923 Cor N van Dis Jr, Dutch MP (SGP, 1971-94)
1923 Marcel Marceau, Strasbourg France, mime (Barbarella, Silent Movie)
1924 Al Neuharth, newspaper founder (USA Today)
1924 Bill Wendell, NYC, TV announcer (Late Night With David Letterman)
1925 Colin Spedding, CEO (Council of Science & Technology Institutes)
1925 Wolfgang B„chler, writer
1926 Julius Marmur, biochemist/geneticist
1926 Lawrence Jackson, Provost Emeritus (Blackburn)
1927 George Thoms, cricketer (1 Test Aust against WI 1952, scored 16 & 28)
1927 Mstislav Rostropovich, composer [3/12 OS]
1927 Viscount Bolingbroke
1928 Betty Callaway, figure skating trainer
1928 Bill Archer, (Rep-R-TX, 1971- )
1928 DC Ingman, CEO (British Waterways Board
1928 Dmitri Antonovitch Volkogonov, soldier/historian
1928 Ed Macauley, NBAer (Boston Celtics)
1930 Stephen Sondheim
1930 Stephen Sondheim
1930 Stephen Sondheim
1930 Stephen Sondheim
1930 Stephen Sondheim
1930 Derek Bok, college president (Harvard)
1930 Lynden O Pindling, PM of Bahamas (1967-92)
1930 Pat Robertson, televangelist (700 club, Pres candidate-R-1989)
1930 Stephen Sondheim, NYC, lyricist (West Side Story, Company)
1931 William Shatner
1931 William Shatner
1931 William Shatner
1931 William Shatner
1931 William Shatner
1931 Igor Hajek, translator/writer
1931 Leslie Thomas, author
1931 William Shatner, Montr‚al Canada, actor (Star Trek, T J Hooker)
1932 Richard Thomas, admiral
1933 J.P. McCarthy
1933 J.P. McCarthy
1933 J.P. McCarthy
1933 J.P. McCarthy
1933 J.P. McCarthy
1933 Buddy MacKay, (Rep-D-FL, 1983- )
1933 Chris Duckworth, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1956-57)
1934 Leslie Turnberg, president (Royal College of Physicians)
1934 Orrin G Hatch, (Sen-R-UT, 1977- )
1934 Sheila Cameron, QC, Vicar-General (Province of Canterbury)
1935 M[ichael] Emmet Walsh, Ogdensburg NY, actor (Wildcats, War Party)
1936 Alan Bleasdale, author/playwright (Are You Lonesome Tonight)
1936 May Britt, Sweden, actress (Young Lions)/wife of Sammy Davis Jr
1936 Philip Ely, president (British Law Society)
1936 Roger Whittaker, Nairobi Kenya, country singer (Durham Town)
1936 Ron Carey, union pres (Teamsters)
1937 Jon Hassell, composer
1938 Glen Campbell, singer (By the Time I get to Phoenix, Galveston)
1938 Vivian Pulliam, horse trainer
1940 William Ritchie, vice-chancellor (Lancaster U)
1941 Bruno Ganz, Zurich Switzerland, actor (Strapless, Wings of Desire)
1941 Gary Lewis, horse trainer
1942 Jon Arthur English, composer
1943 George Benson
1943 George Benson
1943 George Benson
1943 George Benson
1943 George Benson
1943 George Benson, Pittsburgh, singer/guitarist (Greatest Love of All)
1943 Joseph Schwantner, composer
1943 Keith Reif, England, rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance)
1944 Jeremy Clyde, rocker
1944 R P Mardling, headmaster (Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield)
1944 T S "Tony" McPhee, rocker (Sad Go Round)
1945 Alan Opie, baritone (Boughton Bethlehem, Britten 5 Canticles)
1945 Charles "Chuck" Jackson, US singer (Playboy, Independents)
1945 Jeremy Clyde, England, rocker (Chad & Jeremy-Yesterday's Gone)
1945 Paul Schockem”hle, showjumper
1946 Don Chaney, NBA player (Houston Rockets)/coach (Detroit Pistons)
1946 Laraine Ashton, fashion models' agent (London)
1946 Rudy/Rudolf [von Bittner] Rucker, US, sci-fi author (Wetware)
1946 Serge, [Ruud Schaap], Dutch singer/guitarist (Saskia & Serge)
1947 Harry Vanda, [Vandenberg], Hague Neth, rock guitarist (Easybeats)
1947 Patrick Olive, percussionist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
1947 Priscilla Yates, director (Royal Academy of Dancing)
1948 Andrew Lloyd Webber
1948 Andrew Lloyd Webber
1948 Andrew Lloyd Webber
1948 Andrew Lloyd Webber
1948 Andrew Lloyd Webber
1948 Andrew Lloyd Webber, London, composer (Into the Woods, Phantom)
1948 Randy Hobbs, rocker (Johnny Winter Band, McCoys)
1949 Brian Hanrahan, British TV newsman (BBC)
1949 D Watson, director (Brighton U)
1949 Fanny Ardant, Monte Carlo, actress (Australia, Confidentially Yours)
1949 Fran Sheehan, Boston Mass, rock bassist (Boston-More than a Feeling)
1950 Mary Tamm, British? actress (Odessa File)
1951 Howard Reitzes, Southgate Ca, rocker (Iron Butterfly)
1951 Musa Khiramanovich Manarov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-4, TM-11)
1952 Bob Costas
1952 Bob Costas
1952 Bob Costas
1952 Bob Costas
1952 Bob Costas
1952 Bob Costas, Queens NY, sportscaster/talk show host (Later)
1953 Peter McEvoy, British? actor (Against the Innocent)
1953 Thomas H Andrews, (Rep-D-Maine)
1956 Lena Olin, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Enemies A Love Story)
1956 Lyndsay Stephen, Donnybrook WA, Australasia golfer
1957 Stephanie Mills, singer/actress (Wiz)
1958 Joyce Lester, Australian softball catcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1958 Pete Wylie, Liverpool, rocker (Sinful)
1959 Matthew Modine
1959 Matthew Modine
1959 Matthew Modine
1959 Matthew Modine
1959 Matthew Modine
1959 Matthew Modine, Loma Linda Cal, actor (Full Metal Jacket)
1960 Laurie Sargent, rock vocalist (Face To Face)
1962 Diane Pavich, Melbourne Aust, golfer (1993 T50 Alpine Aust Ladies)
1962 Juan Aguilera, Spain, tennis star
1962 Tim Elliott, Perth WA, Australasia golfer
1963 Hannu Virta, Turku FIN, hockey defenseman (Team Finland)
1963 Rich Monteleone, Tampa FL, pitcher (California Angels)
1963 Suzanne Sulley, Sheffield S Yorks, rocker (Human Leauge-Human)
1964 Jeffrey Wagner, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer
1966 Brad Edwards, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)
1966 Brian Shaw, NBA guard (Orlando Magic, SF Warriors)
1966 Sean Berry, Santa Monica CA, infielder (Houston Astros)
1966 Todd Ewen, Saskatoon, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1966 Yahya Ayyash, militant
1968 Ramon Martinez, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
1969 Darrell Russell, defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders)
1969 Russell Maryland, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys, Oak Raiders)
1970 Jason Rouser, Tucson Arizona, 200m/400m runner
1970 Reggie White, NFL nose tackle (NE Patriots)
1970 Travis Richards, Crystal Minn, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)
1971 Richard Castillo, jockey
1972 Elvis Stojko, Richmond Hill Ontario, (Oly-silver-94)
1972 John Farquhar, tight end (New Orleans Saints)
1972 Mikhail Sloutsky, WLAF LB (Scotland Claymores)
1972 Pieter Christiaan, Prince of Netherlands
1972 Shawn Bradley, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, NJ Nets, Space Jams)
1973 Dax Griffin, KS, actor (Tim Truman-Sunset Beach)
1973 Joe Nedney, kicker (Arizona Cardinals)
1973 Luther Elliss, NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions)
1974 Kim Yun-Jung, Miss Universe-Korea (1996)
1974 Marcus Camby, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
1974 Tuomas Gronman, NHL defenseman (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998, Pitts)
1975 Chris Bayne, safety (Atlanta Falcons)
1975 Jiri Novak, Czechostovakia, tennis star
1976 Kellie Shanygne Williams, Wash DC, actress (Laura-Family Matters)
1979 Mariah Leanne Bergmann, Miss Kansas Teen USA (1997)
1990 Eugenie, Princess of Britain

Events


752 Stephen II elected Catholic Pope (or 23rd)
1349 Townspeople of Fulda Germany massacre Jews (blamed for black death)
1457 Gutenberg Bible became the 1st printed book
1556 Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury
1594 French King Henri IV festival in Paris
1621 Massasoit & Pilgrims agree on league of friendship (Plymouth)
1621 Massasoit & Pilgrims agree on league of friendship (Plymouth)
1621 Hugo de Grote escapes in bookcase from Loevenstein castle, Neth
1622 1st Indian (Powhattan) massacre of whites Jamestown Va; 347 slain
1630 1st colonial legislation prohibiting gambling enacted (Boston)
1638 Religious dissident Anne Hutchinson expelled from Mass Bay Colony
1680 Parliament of Breisach accept French sovereignty over Elzas
1692 Emperor Leopold I names duke Earnest August of Braunschweig, king
1733 Joseph Priestly (father of soda pop) invents carbonated water.
1733 Joseph Priestly (father of soda pop) invents carbonated water.
1733 Joseph Priestly invents carbonated water (seltzer)
1765 Britain enacts the now infamous Stamp Act
1765 Britain enacts the now infamous Stamp Act
1765 Stamp Act passed; 1st direct British tax on colonists
1775 Edmund Burke presents his 13 articles to the English parliament
1778 Captain Cook sights Cape Flattery, in Washington state
1778 Captain Cook sights Cape Flattery, in Washington state
1778 Capt Cook sights Cape Flattery, in Washington state
1790 Thomas Jefferson becomes the 1st US Secretary of State
1794 Congress bans US vessels from supplying slaves to other countries
1822 Gioacchino Rossini marries Isabella Colbran in Bologna
1822 NY Horticultural Society founded
1841 Cornstarch patented (Orlando Jones)
1861 1st US nursing school chartered
1862 San Marino & Italy conclude treaty of friendship & cooperation
1865 Raid at Wilson's: Chickaswas AL to Macon GA
1871 William Holden of NC becomes 1st governor removed by impeachment
1872 Illinois becomes 1st state to require sexual equality in employment
1873 Slavery is abolished in Puerto Rico
1874 Young Men's Hebrew Association organizes in NYC
1882 Congress outlaws polygamy. Male longevity increases.
1882 Congress outlaws polygamy. Male longevity increases.
1882 Congress outlaws polygamy (again); bad news for Mormons
1882 Edmunds Act adopted by US to suppress polygamy in the territories
1888 English Football League established
1894 Stanley Cup: Mont AAA beat Ottawa Generals, 3-1 (1st Cup game ever)
1895 Auguste & Louis Lumiere show their 1st movie to an invited audience
1896 Charilaos Vasilakos wins 1st marathon (3:18)
1903 NY Highlanders (Yankees) tickets 1st go on sale
1903 Niagera Falls runs out of water because of a drought
1914 World's 1st airline, St Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line, begins
1922 British court sentences Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years in prison
1927 Federico Garcˇa Lorca's "El Maleficio," premieres in Madrid
1928 No‰l Coward's musical "This Year of Grace," premieres in London
1929 66 horses run in Irish Grand National Sweepstakes
1929 KIT-AM in Yakima WA begins radio transmissions
1929 USCG vessel sank Canadian schooner suspected of carrying liquor
1933 FDR makes wine & beer with up to 3.2% alcohol legal
1934 1st Masters golf championship began in Augusta, Ga
1934 Fire destroys Hakodate Japan (kills 1,500, injures 1,000)
1935 Blood tests authorized as evidence in court cases (NY)
1939 Lithuania state, forced to give Memel territory to Germany
1941 Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state goes into operation
1941 Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state goes into operation
1941 Grand Coulee Dam in Washington goes into operation
1942 Heavy German assault on Malta
1943 Dutch work week extended to 54 hour
1943 Obligatory work for woman ends in Belgium
1943 SS police chief Rauter threatens to kill half Jewish children
1944 600+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Berlin
1945 Arab League is founded
1945 Arab League is founded
1945 Arab League forms with adoption of a charter in Cairo Egypt
1945 US 3rd Army crosses Rhine at Nierstein
1946 Jordan (formerly Transjordan) gains independence from Britain.
1946 Jordan (formerly Transjordan) gains independence from Britain.
1946 1st US rocket to leave the Earth's atmosphere (50 miles up)
1946 Britain signs treaty granting independence to Jordan
1947 President Truman signs executive order calling for loyalty
1952 Dutch DC-6 crashes near Frankfurt, killing 44
1953 Antonˇn Z potocky chosen as president of Czechoslovakia
1953 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Golf Open
1954 1st shopping mall opened in Southfield, Mich
1956 "Mr Wonderful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 383 performances
1956 Death penalty against KPM-director L‚on Jungschlaeger
1956 Musical "Mr Wonderful" with Sammy Davis Jr premieres in NYC
1957 Earthquake gives San Francisco the shakes.
1957 Earthquake gives San Francisco the shakes.
1957 Earthquake gives SF shakes
1957 Republic of India adopts Saka calendar along with Gregorian
1958 20th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Seattle 84-72
1958 Faisal succeeds Saudi as king of Saudi-Arabia
1958 Liz Taylor's 3rd divorce (Mike Todd)
1958 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1959 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Nehi Golf Tournament
1960 Schawlow and Townes obtain a patent for the laser.
1960 Schawlow and Townes obtain a patent for the laser.
1960 1st patent for lasers, granted to Arthur Schawlow & Charles Townes
1960 AL Schawlow & C H Townes obtain patent for the laser
1962 "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" opens at Shubert NYC for 300 perfs
1963 Beatles release their first album, Please Please Me
1963 Beatles release their first album, Please Please Me
1963 Beatles release 1st album, "Please Please Me"
1963 Brit Min of War John Profumo denies having sex with Christine Keeler
1963 Oregon State's Terry Baker becomes 1st & only Heisman Trophy winner
1964 Barbra Streisand appears on the cover of NY Times Magazine section
1964 Carol Mann wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open Invitational
1965 D Senanayake wins general elections in Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
1965 US confirms its troops used chemical warfare against the Vietcong
1967 Muhammad Ali KOs Zora Folley in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
1968 President Johnson's daughter, Lynda, ordered off Cable Car because she was eating an ice cream cone (no food on cars!).
1968 President Johnson's daughter, Lynda, ordered off Cable Car because she was eating an ice cream cone (no food on cars!).
1968 Jarmila Novotna resigns presidency of Czechoslovakia
1968 Lynda Johnson ordered off SF cable car for eating an ice cream cone
1968 Student riot in Nanterre near Paris
1969 "Billy" opens & closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 1 performance
1969 "Come Summer" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 7 performances
1969 31st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Purdue 92-72 UCLA wins its 5th national championship in 6 years
1970 "Blood Red Roses" opens & closes at John Golden Theater NYC
1970 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
1971 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1972 "Selling of the President" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 5 perfs
1972 Congress approves Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified)
1972 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar named NBA MVP
1972 Nick Mileti purchases Cleve Indians for $9 million
1972 Yankees trade Danny Cater to the Red Sox for Sparky Lyle
1975 "Dinge-competed" wins Eurovisie Song festival
1975 "Dr Jazz" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 5 performances
1975 "Letter for Queen Victoria" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 18 perfs
1975 Delta State beats Immaculata for the women's AIAW championship
1975 Teach-In wins Eurovision Song Festival with "Dinge-Dong"
1975 Walt Disney World Shopping Village opens
1977 Dutch Den Uyl government falls
1977 Indira Gandhi resigns as PM of India
1977 Uyl govt falls
1978 Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm & Market, dedicated.
1978 Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm & Market, dedicated.
1978 France performs nuclear test
1978 Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm & Market, SF, dedicated
1978 Rutle's "All You Need is Cash" is show on NBC-TV
1979 Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt
1979 NHL votes to accept 4 WHA teams (Oilers, Jets, Nordiques & Whalers)
1981 Soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6.
1981 First Class Postage raised from 15 cents to 18 cents.
1981 Soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6.
1981 First Class Postage raised from 15 cents to 18 cents.
1981 1st class postage raised to 18› from 15›
1981 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Desert Inn Pro-Am Golf Tournament
1981 Soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6
1981 Toshihiko Seko runs world record 25k (1:13:55.8)/30k (1:29:18.8)
1982 3rd Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 3 launched
1982 3rd Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 3 launched
1982 3rd Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 3 launched
1982 Iran offensive against Iraq
1983 Chaim Herzog elected Israeli president
1984 Islander Bryan Trottier ties NHL rec scores 5 seconds into game
1985 NASA launches Intelsat VA
1986 Ehrig skates ladies world record 5 km (7:20.99)
1986 HBO launches boxing's heavyweight-title-unification-tournament
1986 Heart's "These Dreams," single goes #1
1986 Ice Pairs Championship at Geneva won by Gordeeva & Grinkov (URS)
1986 Kania skates ladies world record 1500m (1:59.30)
1986 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Debi Thomas (USA)
1986 Trevor Berbick beats Pinklon Thomas in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1987 Betsy King wins LPGA Circle K Tucson Golf Open
1988 Congress overrides Reagan's veto of sweeping civil rights bill
1988 WA beat Queensland by 5 wkts to win the Sheffield Shield Final
1989 Pete Rozelle announces retirement as NFL commissioner after 29 years
1989 US Supreme Court upholds 1 person 1 vote rule of NYC Board of Estimate
1990 "Grapes of Wrath" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 188 performances
1990 "Les Miserables," opens at Shunert Theatre, Boston
1990 Anchorage jury finds Capt Hazelwood innocent of Valdez oil spill
1990 The ML umpires announce that they will boycott exhibition games
1991 Law enforcement officers raid fraternities at U of Va seizing drugs
1991 NY Daily News begins using motto "Forward with NY"
1991 Pamela Smart (HS teacher) found guilty in NH of manipulating her student-lover to kill her husband
1992 "Private Lives" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 37 performances
1992 Danielle Ammaccapane wins Standard Register Ping Golf Championship
1992 England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final
1992 Joseph A Molloy elected NY Yankee general partner
1992 Record producer Lou Adler weds Paige Hannah (Daryl's sister)
1992 US Air NY to Cleveland crashes on take off at LaGuardia, 27 die
1993 Intel introduces Pentium-processor (80586) 64 bits-60 MHz-100+ MIPS
1994 Dutch Ambassador to US christens a new tulip (the Hillary Clinton)
1994 Mark Foster swims world record 50m butterfly (23.68 sec)
1994 South African Govt/ANC take power in Ciskei homeland
1994 Soyuz TM-21 lands
1995 Deputy Gov of Bank of England, Rupert Pennant-Rea, resigns following revelations of his affair with a freelance journalist
1996 Cheryl Depew, of Florida, crowned 13th Miss Hawaiian Tropic Intl
1996 STS 76 (Atlantis 16), launches into orbit
1997 "Sunset Boulevard," closes at Minskoff NYC after 977 performances
1997 Comet Hale-Bopp Closest Approach to Earth (1.315 AU)
1997 Ladies Fig Skating Championship in Lausanne won by Tara Lipinski (USA)
1998 18th Golden Raspberry Awards
1998 wins Standard Register PING Golf

That's All....

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