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Wednesday, March 28, 2018.



Birthdays


1468 Charles I, Duke of Savoy
1472 Fra Bartolomeo, monk, Florentine Renaissance painter
1483 Raphael, Urbino Italy, painter (School of Athens)
1515 Theresa of Avila/Teresa de Jesus, Spanish mystic writer/saint
1592 Jan Amos Komensky, [Comenius] Moravian educational reB03281603 Stephan Otto, composer
1615 Pieter de Groot, Dutch regent/diplomat
1621 Heinrich Schwemmer, composer
1643 Jose Solana, composer
1660 Arnold Houbraken, Dutch schilder/writer
1660 Georg Ludwig, German monarch of Hannover/King George I of Gt Britain
1676 J.F. Riccati --1754
1676 J.F. Riccati --1754
1676 J.F. Riccati --1754
1676 J.F. Riccati --1754
1676 J.F. Riccati --1754
1727 Maximilian III Jozef, Elector of Bayern (1745-77)
1729 Pieter Fouquet, Dutch art seller (Atlas of Fouquet)
1731 R mon de la Cruz, Spanish playwright/interpreter
1737 Francesco Zannetti, composer
1741 Johann Andre, composer
1750 Francisco A G de Miranda, Venezuelan freedom fighter
1760 Thomas Clarkson, English abolitionist (Negro Emancipation)
1766 Joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline)
1770 Sophie Mereau, writer
1779 Angelo Maria Benincori, composer
1799 Karl Adolph von Basedow, German artist (Ziekte van Basedow)
1806 Ludolf AJW Sloet van de Beele, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1861-66)
1817 Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, composer
1818 Wade Hampton, SC, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1902
1840 Mehemed Emin Pasja, German explorer/governor (Equatoria)
1853 Rudolf Kittel, German theologist (Psalms)
1859 Jos‚phin P‚ladan, French writer/founder (French Rosicrucians)
1862 Aristide Briand, France, 11x premier (1909-22) (Nobel 1926)
1868 Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter
1868 Maxim Gorki, [Aleksei Peshikov], Russia, writer (Mother) [3/16 OS]
1868 Wojciech Gawronski, composer
1871 Willem Mengelberg, Utrecht Neth, conductor (NY Philharmonic 1922-30)
1872 Jos‚ Sanjurjo y Sacanell, Spanish general (Morocco)
1880 Rosina Lh‚vinne, Kiev Ukraine, pianist/prof (Juiliard Grad School)
1883 William H Harris, composer
1885 Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer
1886 Jaroslav Novotny, composer
1887 Rudolf F W Boskaljon, Cura‡ao, musician/composer
1890 Paul Whiteman, Denver Co, orch leader (Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club)
1891 Karel MJF Cruysberghs, Flemish author
1891 Peter Suhrkamp, German publisher (Suhrkamp Verlag)
1895 Spencer W Kimball, 12th prophet of Mormon church
1900 Achille Longo, composer
1900 Robert Harris, actor (Big Caper, Laughing Anne)
1902 Flora Robson, South Shields England, actress (Dominique is Dead)
1902 Paul Godwin, [Goldfein], Polish/Dutch violinist
1903 Rudolf Serkin, Eger Bohemia, pianist (Marlboro Sch of Music)
1904 Fosco Giachetti, Livorno Italy, actor (Wastrel, We the Living)
1905 Marlin Perkins, Carthage Mo, TV host (Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom)
1905 Pandro S Berman, film producer
1906 Joseph Wright, Canada, oarsman (Olympic-gold-1928)
1906 Robert (Bob) Allen, actor (Texas Rangers)
1907 Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist
1909 Nelson Algren, US, novelist (Man with the Golden Arm)
1910 Ingrid, Queen Mother of Denmark
1911 Myfanwy Piper, librettist
1912 A[rthur] Bertram Chandler, UK, sci-fi author (Empress of Outer Space)
1914 Bohumil Hrabal, writer
1914 Edmund Sixtus Muskie, (Sen-D-Me)/US Sec of State (1980)
1914 Frank Lovejoy, Bronx NY, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw)
1915 Jay Livingston, composer (Buttons & Bows, Mona Lisa, Tammy)
1915 Raymond Emery, cricketer (NZ Test batsman vs West Indies 1952)
1918 Youly Algaroff, ballet dancer
1919 Jacob Avshalomov, Tsingtao China, composer (Sinfonietta, The Oregon)
1919 Tom Brooks, cricketer (NSW fast bowler of the 30's, later Test umpire)
1920 Dirk Bogarde, London England, actor (Death in Venice, Servant)
1920 Gene Chappie, (Rep-R-CA, 1981-86)
1920 Lord Butterfield
1921 Dirk Bogarde
1921 Dirk Bogarde
1921 Dirk Bogarde
1921 Dirk Bogarde
1921 Dirk Bogarde
1924 Freddie Bartholomew, England, actor (Anna Karenina, David Copperfield)
1924 Gerhart Fritsch, writer
1924 Peter Baer, artost/printmaker
1925 Innokenti Smoktunovsky, actor (Bely Prazdnik, Zakoldovannye)
1926 Francis Burt, composer
1926 Polly Umrigar, cricketer (Indian batsman & captain)
1928 Jose Luis de Delas, composer
1928 Zbigniew Brzezinski, Warsaw, national security advisor (Carter)
1929 Aubrey J Watson Sr, bishop
1930 Amelia Rosselli, poet
1930 George Bruce, painter
1930 Robert Ashley, composer
1932 Sven Oskar Lindqvist, Swedish writer (Myten om Wu Tao-tzu)
1934 Siegfried Thiele, composer
1936 Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru, writer (Aunt Julia)/pres candidate
1940 J Michael Plumb, Islip NY, equestrian (Oly-2 gold/4 silver-1976,84)
1940 Kevin Loughery, NBA star/coach (Balt, Phila)
1941 Alf Clausen, Minneapolis Mn, orch leader (Mary, Simpsons)
1941 Charlie McCoy, Oak Hill WV, harmonica player (Hee Haw)
1942 Brian Jones, [Lewis B Hopkin], English pop guitarist (Rolling Stones)
1942 Neil Kinnock, leader of the British opposition (Labour)
1942 Neil Kinnock, Wales, leader (Labour Party)
1942 Samuel Ramey, Colby Kansas, bass (La Scala)
1943 Conchata Ferrell, Charleston WV, actress (Deadly Hero, Susan-LA Law)
1943 Mike Newell, director (Bad Blood, Awakening, Amazing Grace & Chuck)
1943 Richard Eyre, British director (National Theatre)
1944 Ken Howard
1944 Ken Howard
1944 Ken Howard
1944 Ken Howard
1944 Ken Howard
1944 Ken Howard, El Centro Calif, actor (Ken-White Shadow, Dynasty, 1776)
1944 Rick Barry, ABA/NBA forward (NY Nets, Golden State Warriors)
1945 Chuck Portz, Santa Monica Ca, bassist (Turtles-Happy Together)
1945 Hans Brunhart, leader of Liechtenstein (1978-93)
1946 Richard Sussman, rocker
1947 Bruce Gilbert, producer (China Syndrome, 9 to 5, On Golden Pond)
1948 Dianne Wiest
1948 Dianne Wiest
1948 Dianne Wiest
1948 Dianne Wiest
1948 Dianne Wiest
1948 Dianne Wiest, KC MO, actress (Hannah & Her Sisters, Footloose)
1948 John Evans, (Aka Evan) rock drummer (Jethro Tull)
1948 Wubbo J Ockels, Almelo Netherlands, astronaut (STS 22)
1949 Milan Williams, US keyboardist (Commodores-Three Times a Lady)
1949 Ronnie Ray Smith, 4 X 100m relay runner (Olympic-gold-1968)
1949 Shafiq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman during the 70's)
1953 Nydia M Velazquez, (Rep-D-New York, 1993- )
1955 Reba McEntire
1955 Reba McEntire
1955 Reba McEntire
1955 Reba McEntire
1955 Reba McEntire
1955 Reba McEntire, McAlester Ok, country singer (Can't Even Get the Blues)
1956 Asoka De Silva, cricket leg-spinner (Sri Lanka in 10 Tests 1985-91)
1956 Evelin Jahl, German DR, discus thrower (Olympic-2 gold-1976)
1956 T A Sekar, Indian cricket pace-bowler (2 Tests 1982-83 little impact)
1957 Harvey Glance, Pheonix City Ala, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
1958 Bart Wayne Conner, Morton Grove Ill, gymnist (Olympic-2 gold-1984)
1959 Petra Delhees, Jauch Switzertand, tennis star
1959 Todd Curtis, actor (Capitol, Skip-Young & Restless)
1961 Byron Scott, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1962 Ged Grimes, [Danny Wilson], rocker (Mary's Prayer)
1963 Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr
1963 Therese Washtock, Vancouver BC, 3 day equestrian (Olympics-96)
1965 Jeff Beukeboom, Ajax, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
1966 Jason Garrett, NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
1966 Nathalie Herreman, France, tennis star
1966 Serge Djelloul, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
1967 David Lang, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
1967 Ed[ward] Grose, Juneau Alaska, rower (Olympics-1996)
1967 Shawn Boskie, Hawthorne Nevada, pitcher (California Angels)
1968 Chad Biafore, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
1968 Dennis Postlewait, Jacksonville NC, Nike golfer (1994 Wichita Open)
1968 Max Perlich, actor (JH Brodie-Homicide)
1968 Nasser Hussain, cricketer (Essex & England batsman)
1968 Teee Williams, LA Calif, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
1969 Craig Paquette, Long Beach CA, infielder (KC Royals)
1969 Earnest Stewart, soccer player (Willem II)
1969 Elliot Perry, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks)
1969 Salt, rocker (Salt 'n' Pepa-Shake Ya Thang)
1969 Scottie Graham, NFL running back (Minn Vikings, Cincinnati Bengals)
1970 James Johnson, NFL/WLAF running back (Tampa Bucs, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 Jason B Gailes, Taunton Mass, rower (Olympics-silver-1996)
1970 Shawn Price, NFL defensive end (GB Packers, Car Panthers, Buf Bills)
1971 Damien Marsh, Georgia, Australian 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96)
1971 Wesley Person, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers)
1972 Derek West, offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
1972 Jonathan Edwards, Boston Mass, doubles luger (Olympics-1994)
1972 Keith Tkachuk, Melrose MA, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix, USA)
1972 Michael Smith, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
1972 Mike Morton, linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
1972 Shannon Mitchell, NFL tight end (SD Chargers)
1973 Andrew Whittall, cricketer (cousin of Guy Zimbabwe off-spinner 1996)
1974 K C Jones, NFL center (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1975 Atta-ur-Rehman, cricketer (Pakistani quickie, debut v Engl1992 age 17)
1977 Angelo Garcia, Brooklyn NY, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)
1978 Nafisa Joseph, Miss India Universe (1997)
1979 Juli Keech, Miss South Dakota Teen USA (1997)
1980 Cara Lewis, Miss Mississippi Teen USA (1997)

Events


1535 Bloemkamp Abbey (Oldeklooster) attacked & destroyed
1556 Karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain
1556 Origin of Fasli Era (India)
1738 English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin's Ear)
1774 Britain passes Coercive Act against Massachusetts
1794 Nathan Briggs gets patent for the washing machine.
1794 Nathan Briggs gets patent for the washing machine.
1794 Louvre opens to the public (although officially opened since August)
1796 Bethel African Methodist Church of Phila is 1st US-African church
1797 Nathaniel Briggs of NH patents a washing machine
1799 NY State abolished slavery
1804 Ohio passed law restricting movement of Blacks, 1804
1834 Senate censure Pres Jackson for taking fed deposits from Bank of US
1837 Felix Mendelssohn marries C‚cile Jeanrenaud
1844 Jos‚ Zorilla's "Don Juan Tenorio," premieres in Madrid
1845 Mexico drops diplomatic relations with US
1849 Dutch princess Marianne & Prince Albert of Prussia separate
1854 During the Crimean War, Britain & France declare war on Russia
1859 1st performance of John Brahms' 1st Serenade for orchestra
1862 Skirmish at Bealeton Station, Virginia
1866 1st ambulance goes into service
1871 SF Art Assn holds open reception at 430 Pine
1881 Greatest Show On Earth was formed by PT Barnum & James A Bailey
1885 US Salvation Army officially organized
1891 1st world weightlifting championship held
1896 The opera "Andrea Chenier" is produced (Milan)
1902 27.9 cm precipitation at McMinnville, Tennessee (state record)
1905 Paramaribo-Dam railway opens in Suriname, never used
1910 1st seaplane, takes off from water at Martinques France (Henri Fabre)
1917 Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv & Jaffa by Turkish authorities
1917 Puccini's "La Rondine," premieres in Monte Carlo
1920 Actor Douglas Fairbanks marries actress Mary Pickford
1920 Thomas Masaryk elected president of Czechoslovakia
1922 1st microfilm device introduced
1922 Stanley Cup: Toronto St Pats (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2
1924 WGN-AM in Chicago IL begins radio transmissions
1927 Majestic Theater opens at 245 W 44th St NYC
1929 Democratic constitution goes into effect in Ecuador
1930 Constantinople and Angora change names to Istanbul and Ankara.
1930 Constantinople and Angora change names to Istanbul and Ankara.
1930 1st performance of Walter Piston's Suite for orchestra (Boston)
1930 Constantinople & Angora changes names to Istanbul & Ankara
1933 German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Hitler
1935 Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket
1939 Spanish Civil War ends, facist Francisco Franco wins
1939 Spanish Civil War ends, facist Francisco Franco wins
1939 Dutch hunter shoots English bombers down
1939 Philip Barry's "Philadelphia Story," premieres in NYC
1939 Renaissance Big 5 win 1st pro basketball championship
1939 Spanish Civil War ends, Madrid falls to Francisco Franco
1941 Sea battle at Cape Matapan: Brit fleet under Cunningham defeats Italy
1942 -29] 234 RAF bombers attack Lbeck
1942 4th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Dartmouth 53-38
1942 British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St Nazaire
1942 Raid on lock/dock St Nazaire
1944 6th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Utah defeats Dartmouth 42-40
1944 Astrid Lindgren sprains ankle & begins writing Pippi Longstocking
1944 NBA rookie of the year in 1966, Rick Barry
1945 Last German V-2 (buzz bomb) attack on London
1948 2nd Tony Awards: Mister Roberts win
1950 12th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: CCNY beats Bradley 71-68 NYC college becomes 1st to win NCAA & Natl Inv Basketball in same year
1952 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright
1952 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
1953 "New Faces (of 1952)" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 365 perfs
1953 "Stock exchanges open, dikes closed" raises Ÿ5,200,000
1953 7th Tony Awards: Crucible & Wonderful Town win
1953 KCAU TV channel 9 in Sioux City, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1953 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright
1953 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins
1954 8th Tony Awards: Teahouse of the August Moon & Kismet win
1954 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Golf Open
1954 WKAQ TV channel 2 in San Juan, PR (TM) begins broadcasting
1955 NZ cricket all out for 26 v England at Eden Park
1957 1st National Curling Championship held
1959 11 days after Tibet uprising, China dissolves Tibet's govt & installs Panchen Lama
1960 Pope John raises the 1st Japanese, 1st African & 1st Filipino cardinal
1960 Scotch factory explodes burying 20 fire fighters (Glasgow Scotland)
1962 Devastating 8 for 6 spell by Gibbs gives WI cricket victory over India
1962 Military coup in Syria, President Nazim al-Kudsi flees
1963 AFL's NY Titan's become the NY Jets
1964 1st pirate radio station near England (Radio Caroline)
1964 9.2 earthquake shakes Prince William Sound, Alaska
1965 Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA All State Ladies' Golf Invitational
1967 "Sherry!" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 65 performances
1967 UN Sect General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam
1969 Pope Paul VI names JGM Willebrands cardinal
1970 1,086 die when 7.4 quake destroys 254 villages (Gediz Turkey)
1971 25th Tony Awards: Sleuth & Company win
1972 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1972 Wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game
1974 Rock group Raspberries breakup
1975 Wash Caps win 1st game on road after 37 straight road loses also
1977 39th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Marquette beats NC 67-59
1977 49th Academy Awards - "Rocky," Peter Finch & Faye Dunaway win
1977 Morarji Desai forms govt in India
1979 British government of Callaghan falls
1979 Lazarus & Vosburgh's "Day in Hollywood & night in Ukraine," premieres
1979 Major nuclear accident at 3 Mile Island, Middletown, Pa (no deaths)
1981 Christa Rothenburger skates ladies world record 500 m 40.18 sec)
1981 France performs nuclear test
1981 Gabi Sch”nbrunn skates ladies world record 3 km (4:21.70)
1981 Viv Richards scores century in the 1st Test at his home Antigua
1981 Yevgeni Kulikov skates world record 500m (36.91 secs)
1982 12th Easter Seal Telethon raises $19,500,000
1982 1st NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: LA Tech beats Cheney 76-62
1982 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1982 JN Duartes christian-democrats win elections in El Salvador
1985 International Cometary Explorer measures solar wind ahead of Halley
1985 Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues," premieres in NYC
1985 STS 51-D vehicle moves to launch pad
1986 Extremist Sikhs kill 13 hindus in Ludhiana India
1986 John N McMahon, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1987 Stacking of Discovery's SRBs gets underway
1989 New Zealand wins America's Cup over Stars & Stripes, in a NY court
1990 Bengal beat Delhi in rained-out cricket Ranji Trophy final on quotient
1990 Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 pts in a game
1990 President Bush awards Jesse Owen the Congressional Gold Medal
1991 Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough's son
1992 6th American Comedy Award: Cathy Ladman, Judy Watkins, Billy Crystal
1992 Ann Transon runs female world record 50k (3:35:31)
1992 PBA National Championship Won by Eric Forkel
1993 13th Golden Raspberry Awards: Shining Through wins
1993 22nd Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Helen Alfredsson
1993 Conservatives win French parliamentary election
1993 Type II supernova detected in M81 (NGC 3031)
1994 Armed Zulus demonstrate in Johannesburg, over 53 killed
1994 Italy's right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election
1995 Julia Roberts & Lyle Lovette split-up
1995 Queensland beat S Aust to win 1st ever cricket Sheffield Shield
1995 World's largest bank-Japan's Mitsubishi Bank & Bank of Tokyo merge
1996 "7 Guitars" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
1996 "Seven Guitars," opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
1996 Katie Beam, 17, of Okla, crowned 35th Miss Teenage America
1997 "City" soap opera's final episode on ABC-TV
1999 18th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: at San Jose

Reminders

"Spring Forward" One hour at 2am, the first Sunday in April.

"Spring Forward" One hour at 2am, the first Sunday in April.

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