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Thursday, March 29, 2018.



Birthdays


1484 Johann Spangenberg, composer
1519 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal
1561 Santorio Sanctorius, Trieste Italy, physician/burned at stake/heretic
1602 John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)
1616 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer
1636 Esaias Reusner, composer
1725 Joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder, composer
1752 Edward Jones, composer
1790 John Tyler, 10th President (1841-1845)
1790 John Tyler, 10th President (1841-1845)
1790 John Tyler, Va, (D/W) 10th Pres (1841-1845)
1799 Edward Stanley, Earl Derby (C), British PM (1852, 1858-59, 1866-68)
1813 John Letcher, Gov (Confederacy), died in 1884
1816 James Gallant Spears, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1817 Constantine S Aksakov, Russian historian/poet
1819 Edwin Drake, drilled 1st productive oil well in US.
1819 Edwin Drake, drilled 1st productive oil well in US.
1819 Edwin Drake, drilled 1st productive US oil well
1819 Isaac Mayer Wise, rabbi/founder (American Hebrew Congregations)
1821 Joshua Thomas Owen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1887
1822 Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter
1826 Wilhelm Liebknecht, German MP (social-democratic)
1829 Ritta & Christina, Siamese twins, in Sardinia
1829 Robert Emmet Rodes, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1831 Amelia Barr, writer
1848 Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general/minister of War
1867 Cy Young, winningest baseball pitcher ever (509 wins, 1890-1911)
1867 Cy Young, winningest baseball pitcher ever (509 wins, 1890-1911)
1867 Cy [Denton True] Young, Gilmore Ohio, pitcher (511 wins, 1890-1911)
1869 Ales Hrdlicka, US, anthropologist/curator (US National Museum)
1869 Edwin Lutyens, architect, London
1871 Tom Hayward, cricketer (great England batsman of the Golden Age)
1873 T. Levi-Civita --1941
1873 T. Levi-Civita --1941
1873 T. Levi-Civita --1941
1873 T. Levi-Civita --1941
1873 T. Levi-Civita --1941
1875 Lou Henry Hoover, 1st lady (1929-33)
1875 Paul Rubens, composer
1876 Jan Ingenhoven, composer
1876 Joseph Schmidlin, German church historian/antifascist
1883 Donald Dexter Van Slyke, US chemist (Micromanometric analysis)
1886 Gustaf Adolf Tiburtius Bengtsson, composer
1888 Adrianus M de Jong, Dutch writer (World Tour of Bulletje & Bonestaak)
1888 James E Casey, founder (United Parcel Service)
1889 Howard Lindsay, Waterford NY, playwright/actor/dir (State of Union)
1889 Warner Baxter, Columbus OH, actor (In Old Arizona, Cisco Kid)
1891 Ivan Goll, writer
1892 Jązsef Mindszenty, [Joseph Prehm], Hungarian cardinal
1895 Ernest Jnger, German philosopher (Anschwellender Bocksgesang)
1898 Cecil Lewis, airman/writer
1901 Frans U Kailas, Finnish poet
1902 Marcel Aym‚, French writer (Jument Verte)
1902 Onslow Stevens, LA Calif, actor (Mr Fisher-This is the Life)
1902 William Walton, England, composer (Troilus & Cressida, Wise Virgins)
1905 Philip Ahn
1905 Philip Ahn
1905 Philip Ahn
1905 Philip Ahn
1905 Philip Ahn
1905 Annunzio Mantovani, Venice Italy, orch leader (Mantovani)
1906 E Power Biggs, Westcliff-on-Sea England, organist/composer (CBS)
1908 Arthur O'Connell, NYC, actor (Mr Peepers, Second Hundred Years)
1908 Dennis O'Keefe, Fort Madison IA, actor/dir (T-Men, Fighting Seabees)
1909 Moon Mullican, hillbilly pianist (7 Nights of Rock)
1909 Yvonne Waegemans, Flemish writer (Gnome Patjoepelke)
1911 Philip Ahn, LA Calif, actor (Master Kan-Kung Fu)
1913 Jack Jones, British trade unionist (CH)
1913 Niall MacGinnis, Dublin Ireland, actor (Curse of the Demon)
1913 Phil Foster, Bkln NY, comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley)
1914 Chapman Pincher, British journalist/author (about secret service)
1915 George Chisholm, Scottish jazz trombonist
1916 Eugene J McCarthy, Watkins Minn, (Sen-D-Minn, pres candidate 1968)
1916 John Paul, Governor-General (Bahamas)
1917 Arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds)
1917 Man O'War, racehorse (winner of 20 out of 21 races & $249,465)
1918 Pearl Bailey
1918 Sam Walton
1918 Pearl Bailey
1918 Sam Walton
1918 Pearl Bailey
1918 Sam Walton
1918 Pearl Bailey
1918 Sam Walton
1918 Pearl Bailey
1918 Sam Walton
1918 John Read, CEO (TSB Group)
1918 Pearl Bailey, Newport News Va, singer (Hello Dolly)
1918 Sam Walton, billionaire CEO (Wal-Mart)
1919 Eileen Heckart, Columbus Ohio, actress (Doll's House, Trauma Center)
1921 Hugh Neill, Lord-Lieutenant (South Yorkshire)
1921 Sam Loxton, cricketer (flamboyant Australian batsman of late 40's)
1923 Julia Montgomery Walsh, political consultant/writer
1924 Jules de Corte, blind Dutch ballad singer
1925 Emlen Tunnell, NFL safety (Giants, Packers)
1925 Lord Justice Beldam
1927 Arthur Ravenel Jr, (Rep-R-South Carolina)
1927 John McLaughlin, TV commentator (McLaughlin Group)
1927 John Vane, FRS/pharmacologist
1927 Lord Ross
1928 Vaclav Felix, composer
1929 Ronald Clive Williams, actor/comedian
1929 Sheila Kitzinger, author, anthropologist & child birth educator
1930 Donny Conn, rocker (Playmates)
1930 G R Sunderam, cricket pace bowler (2 Tests India v NZ 1955-56)
1930 Hugh Edward Conway Seymour, marquis of Hertford
1930 Marquess of Hertford
1931 Evelyn de Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire
1931 James Weatherhead, moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland)
1931 Lord Tebbit, British CH
1931 Sylvia Law, British town planner
1934 Ernstalbrecht Stiebler, composer
1935 Ruby Murray, Irish pop singer (Softly Softly)
1936 Richard Rodney Bennett, Broadstairs Kent England, composer
1937 Anne Stoddart, diplomat
1937 Billy Carter, Plains Georgia, brother of Pres Carter
1938 Bert de Vries, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (CDA)
1938 Margaret Howard, British broadcaster
1939 Hanumant Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India-century on debut)
1939 Nancy Kwan, Hong Kong, actress (Flower Drum Song, Night Creature)
1940 Raymond Davis, US rock vocalist (Funkadelic-Knee Deep)
1941 Terence Hill, Venice Italy, actor (Super Fuzz, They Call Me Trinity)
1942 Larry Pressler, (Sen-R-SD, 1979- )
1943 John Major
1943 John Major
1943 John Major
1943 John Major
1943 John Major
1943 Eric Idle, England, comedian/actor (Monty Python)
1943 John Major, British PM (C, 1990-97)
1943 Vangelis, [Papathanasiou], composer/keyboardist (Chariots of Fire)
1944 James Diggle, FBA, classicist
1944 John Suchet, British TV journalist (Independent TV News)
1945 Julie Goodyear, British actress (Bet Lynch-Coronation Street)
1945 Walt "Clyde" Frazier, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
1945 Willem Ruis, Dutch TV host (Willem Ruis Show)
1946 Bruce Weber, director (Broken Noses)
1946 Ronald Farrow, radio producer/priest
1947 Aleksandr Stepenovich Viktorenko, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3, 8, 14, 20)
1947 Bobby Kimball, [Robert Toteaux], Vinton LA, rocker (Toto-Roseann)
1947 Peter Hinchcliffe, co-founder (Iceland Frozen Foods)
1948 Bud Cort, New Rochelle NY, actor/director (Electric Dreams, M*A*S*H)
1949 Michael Brecker, rocker (Brecker Brothers)
1949 Uton Dowe, cricketer (WI pace bowler 1972-73 "Dowe shall not bowl")
1950 Bud Cort
1950 Bud Cort
1950 Bud Cort
1950 Bud Cort
1950 Bud Cort
1951 Barry Goudreau, rocker
1951 Geoff Howarth, cricketer (NZ captain early 80's)
1952 Teofilo Stevenson, Cuba, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)
1954 Karen Anne Quinlan, NJ, famous comatose patient (right to die case)
1955 Christopher Lawford, actor (Charlie Brent-All My Children)
1955 Dianne Kay, Phoenix Az, actress (Nancy-8 is Enough, Reggie, Glitter)
1955 Earl Campbell, NFL running back (Houston, New Orleans, 1977 Heisman)
1955 Henry Bellingham, MP
1956 Kurt Thomas, US, gymnist (Olympics), actor (Gymkata)
1956 LaToya Jackson, singer (If You Feel the Funk)/posed for Playboy
1956 Lisa J Allen, TV reporter/lawyer
1956 Sue Fogleman, LPGA golfer
1957 Christopher Lambert, actor (Highlander, Subway, Greystoke, Why Me)
1958 Fiona Reynolds, director/Council for Protection of Rural England
1959 Brad McCrimmon, Dodsland, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
1959 Marina Sirtis, London, actress (Troi-Star Trek: The Next Generation)
1961 Ane-Marie Sanches, newscaster (Suriname TV/Radio)
1961 Mike Kingery, St James MN, outfielder (Pitts Pirates)
1962 Kirk Alan Triplett, Moses Lake WA, PGA golfer (1992 Shell Houston-2nd)
1964 Elle Macpherson
1964 Elle Macpherson
1964 Elle Macpherson
1964 Elle Macpherson
1964 Elle Macpherson
1964 Elle MacPherson, Sydney Austrailia, model (SI)/actress (Sirens)
1964 Jill Goodacre Connick, Lubbock Texas, model (Victoria Secrets)
1966 Dwayne Harper, NFL cornerback (SD Chargers)
1966 Eric Gunderson, Portland OR, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
1966 Robb Thomas, NFL receiver (Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1967 Brian Jordan, Baltimore MD, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
1967 Jerry Olsavsky, NFL linebacker (Pitts Steelers)
1968 Lucy Lawless, actress (Xena)
1968 Lucy Lawless, actress (Xena)
1968 Lucy Lawless, actress (Xena)
1968 Lucy Lawless, actress (Xena)
1968 Lucy Lawless, actress (Xena)
1968 Chris Calloway, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
1968 James Williams, NFL tackle (Chic Bears)
1969 Darren Chandler, WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
1969 James Atkin, rocker (EMF-Unbelievable)
1969 [Jane] Kim[berly] Batten, McRae Georgia, 400m hurdler (Oly-silver-96)
1969 Jeff Blackshear, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
1969 Jimmy Spencer, NFL cornerback (NO Saints, Cincinnati Bengals)
1969 Kai Nurminen, Turku FIN, hockey forward (Team Finland)
1969 Perry Farrell, rocker (Jane's Addiction, Porno For Pyros)
1971 Lennart van Reen, son of author Ton v R/publisher Corrie Zelen
1971 Ryan Mark Lambert
1972 Alex Ochoa, Miami FL, outfielder (NY Mets)
1972 John Rothell, Titusville Florida, 400m hurdler
1972 Paul Michael Kent, Australia, NZ breastroker (Olympics-96)
1972 Trevor Kidd, Dugald, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames)
1973 Brad Bridgewater, US, 200m backstroke (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 John Oppio, Sparks Nevada, double trap (Olympics-1996)
1973 Marc Overmars, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
1973 Mark Platt, Peterborough Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
1975 Christopher Yule, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
1976 Jennifer Capriati
1976 Jennifer Capriati
1976 Jennifer Capriati
1976 Jennifer Capriati
1976 Jennifer Capriati
1976 Jennifer Capriati, Long Is NY, tennis pro (Oly-gold-92)
1987 7th Golden Raspberry Awards: Howard the Duck wins
2334 Beverly Crusher, Copernicus Luna, fictional doctor-Star Trek Next Gen
2336 Deanna Troi, Betazed, fictional counsellor-Star Trek Next Generation

Events


502 Bourgundy King Gundobar delegates royal power
1461 Battle near Towton Field, 33,000 die (War of the Roses)
1638 1st permanent white settlement in Delaware (Swedish Lutherans)
1673 Eng king Charles II accept Test Act: RC excluded of public functions
1795 Beethoven (24) debuts as pianist in Vienna
1798 Republic of Switzerland forms
1804 Thousands of Whites massacred in Haiti
1814 Battle at Horseshoe Bend Ala: Andrew Jackson beats Creek-indians
1827 20,000 attend Ludwig von Beethovens burial in Vienna
1847 12,000 US troops capture Vera Cruz, Mexico [or 0327?]
1848 Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam
1849 Britain formally annexs Punjab after defeat of Sikhs in India
1850 Ireland's SS Royal Adelaide sinks in storm; 200 die
1852 Ohio makes it illegal for children under 18 & women to work more than 10 hours a day
1860 Dion Boucicault's "Colleen Bawn," premieres in NYC
1864 Great Britain gives Isotope Islands back to Greece
1864 Union General Steeles troops reach Arkadelphia Arkansas
1865 -Apr 9th], Appomattox campaign, VA , 7582 killed
1865 Battle of Quaker Road, VA
1867 British North America Act (Canadian constitution) passes
1867 Congress approves Lincoln Memorial
1871 Albert Hall opens it's doors in London.
1871 Albert Hall opens it's doors in London.
1871 Albert Hall opens by Queen Victoria in London
1879 Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow
1882 Knights of Columbus chartered for Catholic men
1886 Coca-Cola is created (with cocaine). It satisfies your craving.
1886 Coca-Cola is created (with cocaine). It satisfies your craving.
1886 Chemist John Pemberton begins to advertise for Coca-Coke
1897 Japan adopts Gold Standard
1906 Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers sweep Kenora Thisles in 2 games
1912 Capt Robert Scott, storm-bound in a tent near South Pole, makes last entry in his diary "the end cannot be far"
1919 Stanley Cup: Mont (NHL) & Seat (PCHA) win 2 games each with 1 tie, 1919 Stanley Cup not awarded due to flu epidemic
1924 Bayern & Vatican reach accord
1927 Henry O D Seagrave races his Sunbeam to a record 203.79 mph at Daytona
1928 Yeshiva College (now University) chartered (NYC)
1929 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep NY Rangers in 2 games
1932 Jack Benny debuts on radio
1934 Bank of Travail in Belgium, socialist worker's movement bankrupt
1935 French liner Normandie begins its maiden voyage
1936 10,000 watch the 200" mirror blank passing through Indianapolis
1936 Nazi propaganda claims 99% of Germans voted for Nazi candidates
1940 Joe Louis KOs Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight boxing title
1941 1st performance of Benjamin Britten's "Symphony da Requiem"
1941 3rd NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Wisconsin beats Wash State 39-34
1941 WPAT radio in NJ begins broadcasting (country music format)
1942 British cruiser Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea
1942 British destroyer Campbeltown explodes in St-Nazaire: 400 Germans die
1942 German submarine U-585 sinks
1943 Meat, butter & cheese rationed in US during WW II
1943 Meat rationed in US (784 gram/week, 2 kilogram for GI's
1946 1st Test Cricket between Australia & NZ
1946 Test Cricket debuts of Lindwall, Miller & Tallon
1947 "Beggar's Holiday" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 111 perfs
1948 Drachtster Boys soccer team forms in Drachten
1948 Yanks & Red Sox tie at 2-2 in 17, spring training game
1949 Turkey recognizes Israel
1951 "King & I" opens at St James Theater NYC for 1246 performances
1951 23rd Academy Awards - "All About Eve," Judy Holliday & J Ferrer win
1951 Julius & Ethel Rosenberg are convicted of spying
1953 Patty Berg wins LPGA New Orleans Women's Golf Open
1958 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
1958 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
1959 "Some Like it Hot" with Marilyn Monroe & Jack Lemmon premieres
1959 Wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore
1960 Darius Milhaud's 9th Symphony, premieres
1961 23rd Amendment ratified, Washington DC can vote for the president
1961 23rd Amendment ratified, Washington DC can vote for the president
1961 23rd Amendment ratified, allows Wash DC residents to vote for pres
1961 After a 4« year trial Nelson Mandela is acquitted on treason charge
1961 KCPT TV channel 19 in Kansas City, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 Argentine Pres Frondizi flees from the army
1962 Jack Paar's final appearance on the "Tonight Show"
1963 Final episode of soap opera "Young Doctor Malone"
1966 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" opens at Alvin NYC for 129 perfs
1966 Muhammad Ali beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1967 WCMU TV channel 14 in Mt. Pleasant, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 Students seize building at Bowie State College
1969 Communist New People's Army found in Philippines
1970 "Look to the Lilies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 25 perfs
1970 Manchester City wins 10th Europe Cup II
1971 1st Lt William L Calley Jr found guilty in My Lai (Vietnam) massacre
1971 Chile president Allende nationalizes banks/copper mines
1971 Conrad Van Emde Boas becomes West Europe's 1st sexology professor
1971 Development of a serum hepatitis vaccine for children announced
1971 Royal Albert Hall opens
1971 WSVN (now WSBN) TV channel 47 in Norton, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1973 US troops leave Vietnam, 9 yrs after Tonkin Resolution
1973 US troops leave Vietnam, 9 yrs after Tonkin Resolution
1973 Dave Cowens, wins NBA MVP
1973 US troops leave Vietnam, 9 yrs after Tonkin Resolution
1974 Mariner 10's first fly-by of Mercury, returns photos
1974 Mariner 10's first fly-by of Mercury, returns photos
1974 Mariner 10's, 1st fly-by of Mercury, returns photos
1975 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Karsten-Ping Golf Open
1975 Only 2nd time Islanders beat Rangers
1976 38th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Michigan 86-68
1976 8 Ohio National Guardsmen indicted for shooting 4 Kent State students
1979 Andrew Hilditch given out handled the ball v Pakistan at WACA
1979 Caryl Churchill's "Cloud Nine," premieres in London
1979 Delhi beat Karnataka by 399 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
1979 Last day of Test cricket for Mushtaq Mohammad
1981 "Woman of the Year" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 770 performances
1981 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1981 Tiina Lehtola ski jumps female record 110m
1981 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1982 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Mommie Dearest wins
1982 44th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: NC beats Georgetown 63-62
1982 54th Academy Awards - "Chariots of Fire," Henry Fonda & K Hepburn win
1982 Delhi 707 beat Karnataka 705 on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
1984 NFL Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis
1984 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1985 Christos Sartzetakis elected president of Greece
1985 Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 126th assist
1986 Beatle records officially go on sale in Russia
1987 6th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion: Tennessee routs Louisiana 67-44
1987 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic
1987 Wrestlemania III-93,173 watch Hulk Hogan beat Andre the Giant
1987 Yitzhak Shamir re-elected chairman of right wing Herut Party
1988 "Oba Oba" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 46 performances
1988 US Congress discontinues aid to Nicaraguan contras
1989 1st Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL
1989 1st US private commercial rocket makes suborbital test flight (NM)
1989 61st Academy Awards - "Rainman," Dustin Hoffman & Jodie Foster win
1989 9th Golden Raspberry Awards: Cocktail wins
1989 I M Pei's pyramidal entrance to the Louvre opens in Paris
1989 Michael Milken, junk bond king, indicted in NY for racketeering
1992 "Conversations with My Father" opens at Royale NYC for 462 perfs
1992 12th Golden Raspberry Awards: Hudson Hawk wins
1992 21st Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Dottie Mochrie
1992 Herb Gardner's "Conversations With My Father," premieres in NYC
1992 Ice Dance Championship at Oakland won by Klimova & Ponomarenko (CIS)
1992 Ice Pairs Championship at Oakland won by Mishuktienok & Dmitriev (CIS)
1992 Ladies Fig Skating Championship in Oak won by Kristi Yamaguchi (USA)
1992 Men's Fig Skating Championship in Oakland won by Viktor Petrenko (CIS)
1992 NCAA Basketball Women's Championship at Kemper Arena, KC
1993 65th Academy Awards - "Unforgiven," Al Pacino & Emma Thompson win
1993 Queensland all out for 75 v NSW in Sheffield Shield Final
1994 Coach Jimmy Johnson quits Dallas Cowboys
1994 Last day of Test cricket for Allan Border
1994 Serbs & Croats signed a cease-fire to end the war in Croatia
1995 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Chicago IL on WCKG 105.9 FM
1996 10th Soul Train Music Awards: Patti Labelle, Boyz II Men
1996 Cleveland Browns choose new name, Baltimore Ravens
1996 NY Yankees beats NY Mets 7-3 in an exhibition game
1997 1st game at Turner Field Atlanta, Braves beats Yanks 2-0 (exhibition)
1997 Actor Harry Hamlin weds actress Lisa Rinna
1997 PBA National Championship Won by Rick Steelsmith
1998 17th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: at Kemper Arena KC
1998 27th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship
1999 61st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: at ThunderDome St Petersburg

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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