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Friday, March 23, 2018.



Birthdays


1599 Thomas Selle, composer
1638 Frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist
1699 John Bartram, naturalist/explorer, father of American botany
1736 Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83)
1749 Hugo Franz Karl Alexander von Kerpen, composer
1749 Pierre-Simon Laplace, mathematician/astronomer/physicist
1750 Johannes Matthias Sperger, composer
1761 John W de Winter, Dutch vice-admiral (Battle at Kamperduin)
1769 William Smith, geologist (Strata Identified by Organized Fossils)
1795 Leopold Jansa, composer
1801 Peterus D Regout, Dutch industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht)
1808 Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook)
1811 Camille Marie Stamaty, composer
1811 Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer
1818 Don Carlos Buell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1898
1821 Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper)
1823 Schuyler Colfax, (R) 17th VP (1869-73)
1825 Edward Lloyd Thomas, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1898
1826 Leon Minkus, composer
1834 Julius Reubke, composer
1837 Joseph Wieniawski, composer
1844 Eugene Gigout, composer
1847 Alexandru D Xenopol, Romania, historian
1854 Alfred Milner, Giessen Germany, British governor (Cape colony)
1857 Fannie Farmer, actress (namesake of a candy company)
1858 Ludwig Quidde, German historian/politician (Nobel prize 1927)
1860 Horatio W Bottomley, British? journalist/swindler
1862 E. Study --1922
1862 E. Study --1922
1862 E. Study --1922
1862 E. Study --1922
1862 E. Study --1922
1863 Godfried CE van Daalen, Dutch general/governor of Atjeh
1864 Hjalmar Borgstrom, composer
1876 Muirhead Bone, Glasgow Scotland, etcher/engraver of architecture
1878 Franz Schrecker, composer
1881 Hermann Staudinger, Germany, chemist/plastics researcher (Nobel '53)
1881 Roger Martin du Guard, France, novelist (Les Thibault-Nobel 1937)
1882 C Montague Shaw, Adelaide Australia
1883 Faisal I ibn Hussein ibn Ali, 1st king of Iraq/Syria
1884 Glauco Velasquez, composer
1887 Anthony van Hoboken, Dutch musicologist (Haydn-catalog)
1887 Felix F Yussupov, Russian monarch
1887 Juan Gris, Spain, cubist painter (Still Life Before an Open Window)
1887 Sidney Hillman, union leader (Sidney Hillman Foundation)
1891 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer
1895 Dane Rudhyar, composer
1898 Georgios Grivas, Greek general/opposition leader on Cyprus
1898 Hazel Dawn, [LaTout], Utah, actress (Niobe, Under Cover, Feud Girl)
1900 Erich Fromm, Frankfurt Germany, psychologist (Sane Society)
1900 Jose Antonio Calcano, composer
1901 Edmund Rubbra, composer [or May 23]
1901 Jan H de Groot, Dutch resistance fighter/co-founder (Free Netherlands)
1902 Philip Ober, Fort Payne Ala, actor (Gen Stone-I Dream of Jeannie)
1905 Paul Grimault, animator
1905 Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)
1906 George Posford, composer
1907 Daniel Bovet, Switzerland, pharmacologist (Nobel 1957)
1907 Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay, politician
1908 Joan Crawford
1908 Joan Crawford
1908 Joan Crawford
1908 Joan Crawford
1908 Joan Crawford
1908 Dominique de Menil, arts patron/human rights advocate
1908 Joan Crawford, [Lucille Le Sueur], Texas, actress (Mildred Pierce)
1910 Akira Kurosawa
1910 Akira Kurosawa
1910 Akira Kurosawa
1910 Akira Kurosawa
1910 Akira Kurosawa
1910 Akira Kurosawa, Tokyo Japan, director (7 Samurai, Living)
1910 Lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, German singer/actress (Der Pott)
1911 Augustus John "Gus" Risman, rugby league player
1911 Charles Joseph A Russhon, USAF lt col/liaison (James Bond films)
1911 Denis Wright, diplomat
1911 Edward Warner, diplomat
1911 Richard Chapman, golfer (1940 US amateur, 1951 British amateur)
1912 Werner von Braun, rocketeer
1912 Werner von Braun, rocketeer
1912 Alfred Schwarzmann, Germany, gymnist (Olympic-2 golds-1936)
1912 John Payne, Roanoke Va, actor (Dodsworth, Razor's Edge)
1912 Werner von Braun, Wirsitz Germany, rocket expert (I Aim at the Stars)
1914 Robert Gross, composer
1915 Francis Berry, poet/Shakespearean scholar
1917 H C Allen, American historian
1917 Johnny Guarnieri, NYC, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show)
1917 Kenneth Tobey, actor (The Thing, Strange Invaders) [or Feb 23]
1917 Patricia Burke, Milan Italy, actress (Forbidden)
1919 Michael Lyne, British air Vice-marshal
1920 Alexander Grigori Harut'unyan, composer
1920 Geoffrey Bush, composer
1920 James Brown, Desdemona Tx, actor (Lt Rip Masters-Rin Tin Tin)
1920 Jimmy Edwards, comedy actor (Barnes)
1920 Neal Smith, (Rep-D-IA, 1959- )
1921 Donald Malcome Campbell, Surrey UK, boat racer (1955 speed records)
1921 Ian Todd, pres (Royal College of Surgeons)
1921 Wolfgang Altendorfer, writer
1922 Marty Allen, Pitts, comedian (Allen & Rossi), "Hello Dere"
1922 Ugo Tognazzi, Cremona Italy, actor/director (La Cage Aux Folles)
1923 Doc Watson
1923 Doc Watson
1923 Doc Watson
1923 Doc Watson
1923 Doc Watson
1923 Arnie Weinmeister, AAFC, NFL def tackle (NY Yankees, Giants)
1924 Peter Godfrey, chartered accountant
1925 Cees de Ruyter, European champion billiards player
1925 David McNee, commissioner (Metropolitan Police)
1926 Martha Wright, Seattle, singer (Let's Dance, Martha Wright Show)
1927 Osvaldo Lacerda, composer
1928 11th duke of Beaufort, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1928 Alfred Morris, British MP
1929 Roger Bannister
1929 Roger Bannister
1929 Roger Bannister
1929 Roger Bannister
1929 Roger Bannister
1929 Albert H Crews, astronaut
1929 Gerrit den Braber, Dutch composer/producer
1929 James Ackley Maxwell, actor/director (Traitors, Pyt Potter, Otley)
1929 Michael Manser, architect
1929 Roger Bannister, England, 1st to run a 4 minute mile (May 6, 1954)
1931 Norman F Lent, (Rep-R-NY, 1971- )
1933 Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)
1933 Monique van Vooren, Belgium, actress (Andy Warhol's Frankenstein)
1933 Norman Bailey, British bass-baritone (Flying Dutchman)
1934 Bryan Bass, headmaster (City of London School)
1934 Mark Rydell, NYC, actor (Havana, Punchline, Long Goodbye)
1935 Barry Cryer, comedian/writer (Goodies Rule-OK, All You Need is Cash)
1935 Desmond Pitcher, CEO (Merseyside Development Corporation)
1935 Szil rd Kun, Hungary, rapid fire pistol (Olympic-silver-1952)
1937 Craig Breedlove, LA, auto-racing champion (613 MPH-Spirit of America)
1937 Heinz Martin Lonquich, composer
1938 Christopher Glenn, NYC, news anchor (CBS Nightwatch)
1938 Kenneth J Gregory, warden (Goldsmiths' College)
1939 Bert Berdis, Pitts, comedian (Tim Conway Show)
1939 Boris Ivanovich Tischenko, composer
1940 Brian Hastings, cricketer (NZ batsman in 70's)
1940 Luis Gasca, rocker
1940 Tariq Yunus, actor (Bollywood, Ashanti, Deceivers)
1942 Jimmy Miller, US pop drummer (Rolling Stones, Mot”rhead)
1943 Gail Goodrich, NBA star (Lakers, Suns)
1943 Peter Graves, supt minister (Westminster Central Hall)
1944 Michael Nyman, composer (Mesmer, Carrington)
1944 Salim Altaf, cricketer (Pakistan medium-pacer in 21 Tests 1967-78)
1947 Barbara Rhodes, Poughkeepsie NY, actress (Don't Just Stand There)
1948 Michael Gleeson, otolaryngologist
1948 R J Bennett, FBA/geographer
1948 Wasim Bari, cricket wicket-keeper (Pakistan's most successful)
1949 Karen English, (Rep-D-Arizona)
1949 Ric Ocasek, Balt, rock vocalist (Cars-Double Life, Bye Bye Love)
1950 Corrine Clery, Paris France, actress (Moonraker, Yor)
1950 P R Scott, Headmaster (Bancroft's School, Woodford Green)
1951 Dick Mast, Bluffton OH, Nike golfer (1990 Mississippi Gulf Coast)
1951 Lis Howell, director of programs (GMTV)
1952 Patricia Richardson, Bethesda MD, actress (Jill-Home Improvement)
1953 Chaka Khan
1953 Chaka Khan
1953 Chaka Khan
1953 Chaka Khan
1953 Chaka Khan
1953 Chaka Khan, [Stevens], Great Lakes Il, rocker (Rufus-I am Every Woman)
1953 Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, British MP
1953 Louie Anderson, Minn, comedian (Ratboy, Wrong Guys)
1954 Moses Malone, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Milw Bucks, Phila '76ers)
1955 Cindy Olavarri, Pleasant Hills Calif, cyclist (7-Eleven team)
1956 Andrew Mitchell, British MP
1956 Laura Thorne, chef (named one of 10 best American chefs)
1957 Amanda Plummer, NYC, actress (Hotel New Hampshire, Dollmaker)
1957 Sheila Rena Ingram, Wash DC, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1976)
1957 Teresa Ganzel, Toledo Ohio, actress (Teachers Only, Duck Factory)
1958 Serena Grandi, [Fagioli], Bologna Itay, actress (Miranda)
1960 Oscar Michael Moore, journalist
1960 Terry Sweeney, St Albans NY, writer/comedian (SNL)
1962 Johan Steur, soccer player (FC Volendam)
1963 Ana Quirot, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympics-bronze/silver-92, 96)
1963 Kim Williams, Bethesda MD, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland-26th)
1965 Dante Jones, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos)
1965 Daren Puppa, Kirkland Lake, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1965 Richard Grieco, Waterton NY, actor (21 Jump Street, Booker)
1965 Wayne Presley, Detroit, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1966 James Saxon, NFL fullback (Phila Eagles)
1966 Marti Pellow, rocker (Wet, Wet, Wet-Wishing I Was)
1966 Mike Remlinger, Middletown NY, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1967 David Ford, Edmonton Alberta, kayaker (Olympics-15-92, 96)
1967 Duncan Macrae, actor (Casino Royale, Kidnapped), dies at 61
1967 Sandra Reinhardt, Pitts, actress (Another World, Illegal in Blue)
1968 Atul Wassan, cricketer (Indian pace bowler 1989-90)
1968 Curtis Mayfield, CFL receiver (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1968 David Maeva, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
1968 Mark Maddox, linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
1968 Mike Atherton, cricketer (Lancashire batsman & England captain)
1970 Carl Pickens, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
1970 Turhon O'Bannon, CFL receiver (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1971 Alexander Selivanov, Moscow Rus, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1971 Chris Lipuma, Oak Lawn, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1971 Demetrius DuBose, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1971 Hiroyoshi Yamamoto, wrestler (NJPW)
1971 Karen McDougal, Gary IN, playmate (Dec, 1997)
1971 Renette Cruz, Miss Universe-Canada (1996)
1971 Yasmeen Ghauri, Montrael Canada, model (Valentino Perfume)
1972 Jennifer K Chapman, Miss USA-Massachusetts (1997)
1972 Jonas Bjorkman, Vaxjo Sweden, tennis star (Davis Cup 1994)
1972 Ryan Kuwabara, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
1973 David Vaughn, NBA forward (Orlando Magic, SF Warriors)
1973 Igor Nikitin, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1973 Jason Kidd, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks)
1973 Kathy Carboy, Cincinnati, Ohio, diver (Olympics-96)
1973 Naoko Sawamatsu, Nishinomiya Japan, tennis star (1994 Singapore)
1973 Ninya Perna, Miss USA-Nevada (1997)
1973 Rob Lazeo, CFL offensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1974 Eric Washington, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
1974 Scott Galyon, linebacker (NY Giants)
1974 Tony Alberda, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Emmen)
1975 Rita Grande, Napoli Italy, tennis star (3rd round 1996 Aust Open)
1976 Keri Russell
1976 Keri Russell
1976 Keri Russell
1976 Keri Russell
1976 Keri Russell
1976 Keri Russell, actress (Mickey Mouse Club, Lottery, Daddy Girls)
1976 Nolan Baumgartner, Calgary, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1977 Josh Ackerman, actor (Mickey Mouse Club)
1978 Nicholle Tom, Hinsdale IL, actress (Beethoven, Maggie-Nanny, BH 90210)
1990 Eugenie OF, Princess of York/daughter of prince Andrew/Sarah Ferguson

Events


World Meteorological Day
World Meteorological Day
1026 Koenraad II crowns himself king of Italy
1066 18th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
1153 Treaty of Konstanz between Frederik I "Barbarossa" & Pope Eugene III
1490 1st dated edition of Maimonides "Mishna Torah" published
1490 Maimonides Mishneh Torah published
1534 Arag¢n legal
1568 Treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike
1579 Friesland joins Union of Utrecht
1593 English Congressionalist Henry Barrow accused of slander
1630 French troops occupy Pinerolo Piedmont
1657 France & England form alliance against Spain; England gets Dunkirk
1708 English pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth
1743 George Frederic Handel's oratorio "Messiah" premieres in London.
1743 George Frederic Handel's oratorio "Messiah" premieres in London.
1743 English premiere of H„ndel's "Messiah"
1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah" premieres in London
1752 Pope Stephen II elected to succeed Zacharias, dies 2 days later.
1752 Pope Stephen II elected to succeed Zacharias, dies 2 days later.
1752 Pope Stephen II elected to succeed Zacharias, died 2 days later
1775 Patrick Henry asks for Liberty or Death.
1775 Patrick Henry asks for Liberty or Death.
1775 Patrick Henry proclaims "Give me liberty or give me death"
1794 1st US patent (Joseph G Pierson for a riveting machine)
1794 Josiah Pierson patents a "cold-header" (rivet) machine
1794 Lt-general Tadeusz Kosciuszko returns to Poland
1801 Murder attempt on Czar Paul I
1806 Lewis and Clark reach the Pacific coast.
1806 Lewis and Clark reach the Pacific coast.
1806 Lewis & Clark reach Pacific coast
1808 Napoleon's brother Joseph takes the throne of Spain
1832 British Parliament passes reform bill
1835 Charles Darwin reaches Los Arenales, in the Andes
1836 Coin Press invented by Franklin Beale
1839 1st known use of term OK (Boston)
1839 1st recorded use of "OK" [oll korrect] (Boston's Morning Post)
1840 First photo of moon is taken.
1840 First photo of moon is taken.
1840 Draper takes 1st successful photo of the Moon (daguerrotype)
1849 Battle of Novara (King Charles Albert vs Italian republic)
1857 Elisha Otis' 1st elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC)
1858 Streetcar patented (E A Gardner of Phila)
1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating
1862 Battle of Kernstown VA-Jackson begins his Valley Campaign
1864 Encounter at Camden AR
1865 General Sherman/Cox' troops reach Goldsboro NC
1867 Congress passes 2nd Reconstruction Act over Pres Johnson's veto
1868 U of Calif founded (Oakland Calif)
1873 Slavery abolished in Puerto Rico
1880 Flour rolling mill patented (John Stevens of Wisc)
1881 Boers & Britain sign peace accord; end 1st Boer war
1881 Gas lamp sets fire to Nice France opera house; 70 die
1889 Pres Harrison opens Oklahoma for white colonization
1891 1st jazz concert was held at Carnegie Hall
1896 Umberto Giordano's opera "Andrea Ch‚nier," premieres in Milan
1901 Dame Nellie Melba, reveals secret of her now famous toast
1903 Wright brothers obtain airplane patent
1910 1st race at Los Angeles Motordrome (1st US auto speedway)
1912 Dixie Cup invented
1915 Zion Mule Corp forms
1917 Tornadoes kills 211 over 4 days in Midwest US
1918 Alick Wickham dives 200' into Australia's Yarra River
1918 Cr‚py-en-Laonnoise: German artillery shells Paris, 256 killed
1918 Lithuania proclaims independence
1918 Paris bombs "Thick Bertha's Dike" (nickname for the widow Krupp)
1919 Benito Mussolini founds the Fascist movement in Milan, Italy.
1919 Benito Mussolini founds the Fascist movement in Milan, Italy.
1919 Bashkir ASSR, in RSFSR, constituted
1919 Benito Mussolini forms Fascist movement in Milan Italy
1919 Moscow's Politburo/Central Committee forms
1920 Perserikatan Communist of India (PKI) political party forms
1922 1st airplane lands at the US Capitol in Washington, DC
1922 KMJ-AM in Fresno CA begins radio transmissions
1922 WEW-AM in Saint Louis MO begins radio transmissions
1923 Frank Silver & Irving Conn release "Yes, We Have No Bananas"
1925 Tennessee becomes 1st state to outlaw teaching theory of evolution
1926 NHL Championship: Mont Canadiens outscore Pitt Pirates, 6-4 in 2 games
1929 First telephone installed in the White House.
1929 First telephone installed in the White House.
1929 1st telephone installed in White House
1930 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
1930 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
1933 German Reichstag grants Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers.
1933 German Reichstag grants Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers.
1933 Enabling Act: German Reichstag grants Adolph Hitler dictatorial powers
1933 Kroll Opera in Berlin opens
1934 US Congress accepts Philippines independence in 1945
1936 Italy, Austria & Hungary sign Pact of Rome
1937 LA Railway Co starts using PCC streetcars
1938 Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis frees 74 St L Cardinals minor leaguers
1940 1st radio broadcast of "Truth or Consequences" on CBS
1940 All-India-Moslem League calls for a Moslem homeland
1942 2,500 Jews of Lublin massacred or deported
1942 Japanese forces occupy Andaman Islands in Indian Ocean
1942 US move native-born of Japanese ancestry into detention centers
1943 German counter attack on US lines in Tunisia
1944 Nicholas Alkemade falls 5,500 m without a parachute and lives.
1944 Nicholas Alkemade falls 5,500 m without a parachute and lives.
1944 Bomb assassination against Southern Tirol congregation in Rome, 33 die
1944 Nicholas Alkemade falls 5,500 m without a parachute & lives
1945 British 7th Black Watch crosses the Rhine
1945 Largest operation in Pacific war, 1,500 US Navy ships bomb Okinawa
1945 Premier Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Straelen
1946 8th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats NC 43-40
1948 John Cunningham sets world altitude record (54,492' (18,133 m))
1949 Sidney Kingsley's "Detective Story," premieres in NYC
1950 "Great to Be Alive" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 52 perfs
1950 22rd Academy Awards - "All King's Men," Crawford & De Havilland win
1950 Sophocles Venizelos forms liberal Greeks government
1950 UN World Meteorological Org established
1951 Wages in France increase 11%
1952 Rangers with less than 14 minutes to go blow a 6-2 lead, losing 7-6 to Chicago Black Hawks. Mosienko scores 3 times in 21 seconds
1956 Pakistan becomes independent within British Commonwealth.
1956 Pakistan becomes independent within British Commonwealth.
1956 18th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: SF beats Iowa 83-71
1956 Pakistan proclaimed an Islamic republic in Commonwealth (Natl Day)
1956 Sudan becomes independent
1957 19th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: NC beats Kansas 54-53 (3 OTs)
1957 US army sells last homing pigeons
1960 Explorer (8) fails to reach Earth orbit
1962 President John F. Kennedy visits San Francisco.
1962 President John F. Kennedy visits San Francisco.
1962 JFK visits SF
1962 Nawab of Pataudi captains India cricket v WI age 21 years 77 days
1962 Wake Forest coach "Bones" McKinney becomes 2nd person to play & coach
1962 William DeWitt buys Cin Reds for $4,625,000
1963 25th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Loyola beats Cin 60-58 (OT)
1963 Rolf Hochhuth's "Der Stellvertreter," premieres in Berlin
1964 UNCTAD 1 world conference opens in Geneva
1965 Gemini 3 blasts off, first US 2-man space flight.
1965 Gemini 3 blasts off, first US 2-man space flight.
1965 Gemini 3 launched, 1st US 2-man space flight (Grissom & Young)
1965 Moroccan army shoots on demonstrators, about 100 killed
1966 1st official meeting after 400 years of Catholic & Anglican Church
1968 30th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats NC 78-55
1968 Rev Walter Fauntroy, is 1st non-voting congressional delegate from DC
1969 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Port Charlotte Golf Invitational
1969 Rally for Decency (Miami)
1970 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1971 Dutch 2nd Chamber accept simplified divorce
1971 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1972 Evil Knievel breaks 93 bones after successfully clearing 35 cars
1972 NY Yanks agree to continue playing ball in the Bronx
1973 After a 5« year run soap "Love is a Many Splendored Thing" ends
1973 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 Yoko Ono is granted permanent residence in US
1975 Sue Roberts wins LPGA Bing Crosby International Golf Classic
1976 International Bill of Rights goes into effect, 35 nations ratify.
1976 International Bill of Rights goes into effect, 35 nations ratify.
1976 International Bill of Rights goes into effect (35 nations ratifying)
1978 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1979 Larry Holmes TKOs Osvaldo Ocasio in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
1979 Wings release "Goodnight Tonight"
1980 Border completes 150 in each inning of Test Cricket v Pakistan
1980 Donna Caponi Young Pro-Am wins LPGA National Golf Tournament
1980 France performs nuclear test
1980 Shah of Iran arrives in Egypt
1981 Supreme Court upholds law making statutory rape a crime only for men
1981 Supreme Court rules states could require, with some exceptions, parental notification when teen-age girls sought abortions
1982 Guatemala military coup under gen Rios Montt, pres Romeo Lucas flees
1982 Isle's Mike Bossy's 20th career hat trick-4 goals
1983 US president Ronald Reagan introduces "Star Wars"-plan (SDI)
1984 Andrea Sch”ne skates ladies world record 3 km (4:20.91)
1984 Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa won by J Torvill & Chris Dean (GRB)
1984 Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Underhill & Paul Martini (CAN)
1984 Ladies Fig Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Katarina Witt (GDR)
1984 Men's Fig Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Scott Hamilton (USA)
1985 Billy Joel weds supermodel Christie Brinkley
1985 Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-D mission
1985 Julian Lennon's 1st concert (San Antonio Texas)
1985 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986 6th Golden Raspberry Awards: Rambo: First Blood Part II wins
1986 Heavyweight Trevor Berbick KOs Pinklon Thomas
1986 Penny Pulz wins LPGA Circle K Tucson Golf Open
1987 Soap "Bold & Beautiful" premieres
1987 US offers military protection to Kuwaiti ships in the Persian Gulf
1987 West Germany SPD chairman Willy Brandt resigns
1989 2 Utah scientists claim they have produced fusion at room temperature
1989 Joel Steinberg sentenced to 25 yrs for killing his adopted daughter
1990 Former Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood ordered to help clean up Prince William Sound & pay $50,000 in restitution for 1989 oil spill
1991 20 Tornadoes kill 5 in Tennessee
1991 Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record indoor (6.12m)
1991 1st World League of American Football games, London beats Frankfurt 24-11, Sacramento beats Raleigh-Dur 9-3 & Mont beats Birmingham 20-5
1992 Florida Marlins begin selling tickets
1993 Belgian govt of Dehaene, resigns
1993 NY Knicks & Phoenix Suns get into a major brawl
1994 Amy Fisher's lover Joey Buttafuoco is released from jail
1994 Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10 km (11:28)
1994 Howard Stern formally announces his Libertarian run for NY governor
1994 Joey Buttafuoco, released from jail after 4 months & 9 days
1994 Last day of Test cricket for Kapil Dev
1994 Russian Airbus A-310 crashes in Siberia (74-75 killed)
1994 Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 802 goals scored
1994 Richard Jacobs buys naming rights to Indians new ball park at Gateway for $13.8 million (renamed Jacobs Field)
1995 "How To Succeed in Business..." opens at R Rodgers NYC for 548 perfs
1995 Dollar equals 88.41 yen (record)
1997 "Mandy Patinkin in Concert," closes at Lyceum Theater NYC
1997 17th Golden Raspberry Awards: Striptease wins
1997 Betsy King wins LPGA Standard Register PING
1997 Liberty Legends of Senior Golf
1997 Phil Mickelson wins Bay Hill Golf Invitiational
1997 Wrestlemania XIII in Chicago, Undertaker beats Psycho Sid for title
1997 wins Standard Register PING
1998 70th Academy Awards -

That's All....

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