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Sunday, March 4, 2018.



Birthdays


1394 Prince Henry the Navigator, sponsor of Portuguese exploration.
1394 Prince Henry the Navigator, sponsor of Portuguese exploration.
1394 Henry the Navigator, Prince/sponsors Portuguese voyages of discovery
1492 Francesco de Layolle, composer
1651 John Baron Somers, (Whig), William III's chief minister (1696-1700)
1678 Antonio Vivaldi, late Baroque violin virtuoso and composer.
1678 Antonio Vivaldi, late Baroque violin virtuoso and composer.
1678 Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)
1719 Aert Schouman, Dutch bird/portrait painter
1742 Johann Heinrich Egli, composer
1747 Casimir Pulaski, Count/American Revolutionary War general
1754 Benjamin Waterhouse, physician (smallpox vaccine pioneer)
1754 Dieudonne-Pascal Pieltain, composer
1757 Ignaz Malzat, composer
1765 Charles Dibdin, England, composer/author (Sea Songs)/actor (baptized)
1766 Emanuel ADMJ, French historian (Napoleon)
1773 Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer
1782 Johann Wyss, Swiss folklorist/writer (Swiss Family Robinson)
1789 Pavel P Gagarin, Russ monarch
1798 John Joseph Abercrombie, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1877
1813 Wijnand J J Nuijen, romantic/water colors painter (Wrecked)
1819 Charles Oberthur, composer
1826 John Buford, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1828 Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1834 Peter Nicolai von Wilm, composer
1835 Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italy, astronomer (discovered canals of Mars)
1838 Paul Lacome, composer
1841 Kristian Mandrup Elster, Norwegian author (And fremmed Fugl)
1844 Josip Jurcic, Slovenian writer (10th Brother)
1862 Robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Emden-polytroop)
1875 Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar/interpreter
1875 Enrique Larreta, [E R Maza], Argentine diplomat (Gloria de Don Ramiro)
1875 Suze Groeneweg, 1st Dutch female parliament member (SDAP, 1918-37)
1877 Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer
1877 Dani‰l G van Beuningen, Dutch art collector
1879 Bernhard Kellermann, writer
1885 Willem H Winkel, Dutch physician/founder (Red Cross of Cura‡ao)
1888 Knute Rockne
1888 Knute Rockne
1888 Knute Rockne
1888 Knute Rockne
1888 Knute Rockne
1888 Knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame)
1889 Pearl White, [Victoria], US actress/stunt woman (Perils of Pauline)
1891 Dazzy Vance, hall of fame pitcher (led NL in strike-outs 7-yrs)
1897 Francis "Lefty" O'Doul, baseball player/organized Japanese baseball
1900 Roberto Soundy, El Salvador, trap shooter (Olympic-1968)
1901 Charles H Goren, bridge master (26 US Titles)
1901 Jean-Joseph Rab‚arivelo, Madagaskisch poet (Enfants d'Orph‚e)
1903 Harold Berens, comedian
1904 George Gamow, nuclear physicist/cosmologist/writer (1, 2, 3...ì)
1905 Lili Kr…us, Budapest Hungary, pianist (Austrian Cross of Honor 1978)
1907 Edgar Barrier, NY, actor (Cobra Woman, Macbeth, Rocky, Cornered)
1908 Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [NS=Mar 17]
1909 Harry B Helmsley, NYC, billionaire builder (Empire State Building)
1910 Tancredo Neves, president of Civil rights activist
1912 Afro, [Basaldella], Italian painter
1912 John Garfield, NYC, actor (Air Force, Destination: Tokyo, Juarez)
1915 Carlos Surinach, Barcelona Spain, composer (Monte Carlo) [OS]
1915 Eunice Catunda, composer
1915 Petrus de Jong, Dutch premier (KVP, 1967-71)
1916 Giorgio Bassani, Italian writer (Botteghe Oscure)
1916 Hans Eysenck, psychologist
1918 Margaret Osborne DuPont, Joseph Oregon, tennis pro (US Open 1948-50)
1920 Marcella Grady Jennings, rancher
1921 Halim El-Dabh, composer
1921 Joan Greenwood, London, actress/director (Amorous Mr Prawn)
1923 Patrick Moore, England, astronomer/writer (A-Z of Astronomy)
1923 Piero J d'Inzeo, France, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-gold-1952, 64)
1927 Robert Di Domenica, composer
1927 Thayer David, MA, actor (Eiger Sanction, Rocky, Nero Wolfe, Savages)
1928 Alan Sillitoe, Brit, writer (Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner)
1928 Samuel Adler, composer
1929 Bernard Haitink, Amsterdam Neth, conductor (London Phil Orch 1969-78)
1929 Josep Mestres-Quadreny, composer
1931 Ernesto Rosenstand, Arubian playwright (Kiko Ta Di Nos?)
1931 Gennady Rozhdestvensky, composer
1931 Han Jansen, Dutch painter
1932 Miriam Makeba
1932 Miriam Makeba
1932 Miriam Makeba
1932 Miriam Makeba
1932 Miriam Makeba
1932 Guido Baggiani, composer
1932 Hessel Rienks, economist/Dutch 2nd chamber member (PvdA)
1932 Miriam Makeba, Johannesburg South Africa, singer (Grammy 1965)
1933 Ann Burton, [Anna Rafalowicz], singer
1934 Barbara McNair, Racine Wisc, singer/actress (Barbara McNair Show)
1934 Jane van Lawick-Goodall, ethologist/chimp expert (1974 Walker Prize)
1934 John Duffey, bluegrass musician
1934 Mario Davidovsky, Buenos Aires Argentinia, composer (Synchronisms)
1936 Aribert Reimann, composer
1936 David Thompson, British food magnate/multi-millionaire
1936 Eric Allandale, rocker (Foundations)
1936 Jim Clark, race car driver (Indianapolis 500)
1937 [Bernard Barney Jean] Wilen, musician
1937 Graeme Dowling, cricketer (New Zealand, 239 v India 1968)
1937 Ron Carter, jazz bassist (Ron Carter Meets Bach)
1937 Yuri Aleksandrovich Senkevich, Russian cosmonaut
1939 Paula Prentiss
1939 Paula Prentiss
1939 Paula Prentiss
1939 Paula Prentiss
1939 Paula Prentiss
1939 James Aubrey Turner, scientist
1939 Paula Prentiss, [Ragusa] San Ant Tx, actress (Parallax View, He & She)
1940 Kas Garas, Kaunas Lithuania, actor (Hamlyn-Strange Report)
1941 Adrian Lyne, director (Fatal Attraction, 9« Weeks, Jacob's Ladder)
1941 John Aprea, Englewood NJ, actor (Lucas-Another World, Godfather 2)
1941 John Hancock, Hazen AR, actor (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)
1943 Zoltan Jeney, composer
1944 Bobby Womack, Cleve, R&B singer/guitarist (Woman's Got to Have It)
1945 Dieter Meier, Swiss singer/children book writer (Yello)
1945 Jaime Tirelli, NYC, actor (Orlando Lopez-Ball Four)
1946 Haile Gerima, director (Ashes & Embers)
1946 Harvey Goldsmith, impresario
1946 Michael Ashcroft, English entrepreneur/multi-millionaire (Hawley-ADT)
1946 Ralph Kirshbaum, Denton TX, cellist (RNCM Manchester Intl Festival)
1946 Robert Raymond, rocker
1948 Chris Squire
1948 Chris Squire
1948 Chris Squire
1948 Chris Squire
1948 Chris Squire
1948 Billy Gibbons, rock guitarist (ZZ Top-She Got Lets, Fandango)
1948 Chris Squire, London, rock bassist (Yes-Fish Out of Water)
1948 Shakin' Stevens, [Mike Barrett], Wales, rocker (You Drive Me Crazy)
1950 Emilio Estefan, Cuba, rocker (Miami Sound Machine-1 2 3)
1950 Judy Dickinson, Akron OH, LPGA golfer (1985 Boston Five Classic)
1950 Kenny Dalglish, soccer manager
1950 Rafael Canizares Poey, Alacs Mtnzs Cuba, basketballer (Oly-bronze-72)
1951 Chris Rea, English rock guitarist (Fool If You Think It Is Over)
1951 Gwen Welles, NYC, actress (Desert Hearts, Sticky Fingers)
1951 Kenny Dalglish, British soccer star (100+ goals)
1952 Ronn Moss, LA Calif, actor (Ridge-Bold & Beautiful, Santa Barbara)
1953 Christopher H Smith, (Rep-R-NJ, 1981- )
1953 Kay Lenz, LA Calif, actress (Moving Violations, Rich Man Poor Man)
1954 Catherine O'Hara, Toronto Ont, comedienne (Beetlejuice, SCTV)
1954 Peter Erling Jacobsen, Portland OR, PGA golfer (1990 Bob Hope)
1955 Benny Alexander, sec-gen (S Afr Pan-Africanist Movement)
1958 Patricia Heaton, Cleve OH, actress (Debra-Everybody Loves Raymond)
1959 Kelly Lynch, Golden Walley Minn, actress (Warm Summer Rain, Cocktail)
1960 Reggie McElroy, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos)
1960 Russell Todd, Troy NY, actor (Dr Jamie Frame-Another World)
1961 David "Tinker" Juarez, LA Calif, cyclist (Olympics-19th-96)
1961 Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, boxer (killed a boxer in the ring)
1961 Roger Wessels, Port Elizabeth S Afr, golfer (1994 Canadian Masters)
1961 Steven Weber, Queens NY, actor (Brian Hackett-Wings)
1962 Patsy Kensit
1962 Patsy Kensit
1962 Patsy Kensit
1962 Patsy Kensit
1962 Patsy Kensit
1962 Brant Ian Woodward, Hurstville NZ, trap shooter (Olympics-96)
1962 Greg Kragen, NFL nose tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)
1963 Anne Minter, Australia, tennis star
1963 Jason Newstedt, US heavy-metal bassist (Metallica-Kill 'em All)
1963 MDV, [Michiel de Vos], Dutch pop bassist (Burma Shave-Stash)
1964 Emilia Eberle, Romania, gymnist (Oly-silver-80)
1964 Linda French, Oak Park Ill, badminton player (Olympics-96)
1964 Tom Lampkin, Cincinnati OH, catcher (SF Giants)
1965 Alexandra Harbold, NYC, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
1965 Dana Brown, Memphis Tenn, Miss Tenn-America (1991-3rd)
1965 Stacy Edwards, Glasgow, Montana, actress (Santa Barbara)
1966 Kevin Johnson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns)
1966 Mike Small, Aurora Illinois, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Emerald Coast)
1966 Patrick Hannan, English pop drummer (Sundays-Can't Be Sure)
1967 Daryll Cullinan, South African cricketer (batsman Warne's bunny)
1967 Juli Furtado, NYC, mountain cyclist (world champ-1991, 92)
1968 Brian Hunter, Torrance CA, infielder (Seat Mariners, Houston Astros)
1968 Dinky van Rensburg, South Africa, tennis star
1968 Dionna Harris, Wilmington Del, softball outfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1968 Evan Dando, rocker (Lemonheads)
1968 Patsy Kensit, London, actress (Lethal Weapon 2, Hanover St)
1969 Chastity Bono
1969 Chastity Bono
1969 Chastity Bono
1969 Chastity Bono
1969 Chastity Bono
1969 Castity Bono, LA Calif, actress (Sonny & Cher Show)
1969 Jeff Tinsley, Shelbyville KY, outfielder (Boston Red Sox)
1969 Karrie Poppinga, Manhattan Beach Ca, volleyballer (Pismo Beach-4-95)
1969 Kenneth Benson, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
1970 Dave Stevens, Fullerton CA, pitcher (Minn Twins)
1970 Marja Helena Paluila, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)
1970 Matt Gay, WLAF safety (Rhein Fire)
1970 Tina Paternostro, Williamsport PA, golfer (1995 JAL Big Apple-57th)
1971 Edwin van Holten, soccer player (FC Volendam)
1972 Chris Borg, Lexington SC, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1972 Jennie Garth, actress (Beverly Hills 90210)
1972 Martin St Pierre, Ripon Quebec, 20k walker (Olympics-96)
1972 Robert Smith, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)
1972 Sherida Pawiroredjo, Suriname Miss Indra Maju (1993)
1973 Phillip Daniels, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
1974 Jarrett Deuling, Vernon, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
1974 Karol Kucera, Bratislava Slovakia, tennis star (1995-Rosmalen)
1974 Sherry Wigginton, Austin Texas, diver (Olympics-96)
1977 Anna Baitchik, Miss Russia Universe (1997)
1993 Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown

Events


1152 Frederik I Barbarossa elected Roman-German king
1461 Battle at Towton: Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha Edward IV recognized as king of England
1540 Protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife
1570 King Philip II bans foreign Dutch students
1590 Mauritius of Nassau's ship reaches Breda
1611 George Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury
1621 Jacarta, Java renamed Batavia
1665 English king Charles II declares war on Netherlands
1675 John Flamsteed appointed first Astronomer Royal of England.
1675 John Flamsteed appointed first Astronomer Royal of England.
1675 John Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of England
1681 King Charles II grants William Penn royal charter for Penn
1699 Jews are expelled from Lubeck Germany
1741 English fleet under admiral Ogle reaches Cartagena
1774 1st sighting of Orion nebula (William Herschel)
1789 Congress declares the Constitution to be in effect.
1789 Congress declares the Constitution to be in effect.
1789 1st Congress declares constitution in effect (9 senators, 13 reps)
1791 Vermont admitted as 14th state.
1791 Vermont admitted as 14th state.
1791 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office
1791 Pres Washington calls the US Senate into its 1st special session
1791 Vermont admitted as 14th state (1st addition to the 13 colonies)
1792 Oranges introduced to Hawaii.
1792 Oranges introduced to Hawaii.
1792 Oranges introduced to Hawaii
1793 Shortest inauguration speech, 133 words, Washington (2nd time).
1793 Shortest inauguration speech, 133 words, Washington (2nd time).
1793 French troops conquer Geertruidenberg Neth
1793 Washington's 2nd inauguration, shortest speech (133 words)
1797 John Adams inaugurated as 2nd president of US
1798 Catholic women force to do penance for kindling sabbath fire for Jews
1801 Jefferson is the first President inaugurated in Washington, DC.
1801 Jefferson is the first President inaugurated in Washington, DC.
1801 1st president inaugurated in Washington DC (Thomas Jefferson)
1809 Madison becomes 1st president inaugurated in American-made clothes
1825 John Quincy Adams inaugrated as 6th president
1826 First US railroad chartered, the Granite Railway in Quincy, Mass.
1826 First US railroad chartered, the Granite Railway in Quincy, Mass.
1826 1st US RR chartered, Granite Railway in Quincy, Mass
1829 Andrew Jackson inaugurated as 7th president
1829 Unruly crowd mobs White House during Pres Jackson inaugural ball
1830 V Bellini's opera "I Capuleti e i Montecchi," premieres in Venice
1835 HMS Beagle moves into Bay of Concepci¢n
1837 City of Chicago incorporates
1837 Martin Van Buren inaugrated as 8th president
1837 Weekly Advocate changes its name to the Colored American
1841 Longest inauguration speech, 8443 words, William Henry Harrison.
1841 Longest inauguration speech, 8443 words, William Henry Harrison.
1841 Dion Boucicault's "London Assurance," premieres in London
1841 Longest inauguration speech (8,443 words), William Henry Harrison
1845 James K Polk inaugrated at 11th president
1848 Sardinia-Piemonte gets new Constitution
1849 US had no president, Polks term ends on a Sunday, Taylor couldn't be sworn-in, Sen David Atchison (pres pro tem) term ended Mar 3rd
1853 Pope Pius IX recovers Catholic hierarchy in Netherlands
1853 William Rufus de Vane King (D) sworn in as 13th US VP
1861 Confederate States adopt "Stars & Bars" flag
1861 Confederate States adopt "Stars & Bars" flag
1861 Confederate States adopt "Stars & Bars" flag
1861 Lincoln's inaugurated as 16th pres; 1st time US has 5 former pres
1861 Pres Lincoln opens Govt Printing Office
1863 Battle of Thompson's Station, TN
1863 Territory of Idaho established
1865 Confederate congress approves final design of "official flag"
1865 President Lincoln inaugurated for his 2nd term as president
1869 Ulysses Grant inaugurated as 18th president
1876 US Congress decides to impeach Minister of War Belknap
1877 Tsjaikovski's incomplete ballet "Zwanenmeer," premieres in Moscow
1880 NY Daily Graphic publishes 1st half-tone engraving, by S H Horgan
1881 California becomes 1st state to pass plant quarantine legislation
1881 Holmes & Watson begin "A Study in Scarlet," 1st case together
1881 James A Garfield inaugurated as 20th president
1881 South African president Kruger accepts ceasefire
1883 John Gordon Cashmans begins "Vicksburg Evening Post" in Mississippi
1885 Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Mikado," premieres in London
1885 Grover Cleveland inaugrated as 1st Democratic pres since Civil War
1889 Benjamin Harrison inaugurated as 23rd president
1893 Francis Dhanis' army attacksthe Lualaba, occupies Nyangwe
1893 Grover Cleveland (D) inaugrated as 24th US president (2nd term)
1894 Great fire in Shanghai; over 1,000 buildings destroyed
1895 Gustav Mahler's 2nd Symphony, premieres in Berlin
1897 William McKinley inaugurated as 25th president of US
1901 1st advanced copy of inaugural speech (Jefferson-Natl Intelligencer)
1901 President William McKinley inaugurated for 2nd term as president
1901 Term of George H White, last of post-Reconstruction congressmen, ends
1902 American Automobile Association (AAA) founded.
1902 American Automobile Association (AAA) founded.
1902 American Automobile Association (AAA) founded in Chicago
1905 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Elga," premieres in Berlin
1908 Collingwood Ohio primary school catches fire; 180 die
1909 President Taft inaugrated at 27th president during 10" snowstorm
1909 US prohibits interstate transportation of game birds
1911 Victor Berger (Wisc) becomes 1st socialist congressman in US
1913 1st US law regulating the shooting of migratory birds passed
1913 Dept of Commerce & Labor split into separate departments
1913 Gabriel Faur‚'s opera "P‚n‚lope," premieres in Monte Carlo
1913 NY Yankees are 1st to train outside US (Bermuda)
1913 Woodrow Wilson inaugurated as 28th president
1917 Jeannette Rankin (Rep-R-Mont) becomes 1st female member of Congress
1918 Terek Autonomous Republic established in RSFSR (until 1921)
1920 Last day of Julian civil calendar in Greece
1921 Hot Springs National Park created in Arkansas
1923 Lenin's last article in Pravda (about Red bureaucracy)
1924 "Happy Birthday To You" published by Claydon Sunny
1925 Pres Coolidge's inauguration broadcast live on 21 radio stations
1925 Swain's Island (near American Samoa) annexed by US
1926 De Geer govt in Netherlands takes office
1928 "Bunion Run" race from LA to NYC begins; It is won by Andy Payne
1929 Charles Curtis (R-Kansas) becomes 1st native American VP
1929 Herbert Hoover inaugurated as 31st president
1930 Coolidge Dam in Arizona dedicated
1930 Emma Fahning bowls 1st sanctioned 300 game by a woman
1931 Bradman bowled by Herman Griffith for a duck as W I win the Test
1931 West Indies beat Australia for the 1st time, by 30 runs at SCG
1933 Roosevelt inaugurated, "We have nothing to fear but fear itself"
1933 Roosevelt inaugurated, "We have nothing to fear but fear itself"
1933 Chancellor Dollfuss disdolves Austrian parliament
1933 Frances Perkins becomes sec of labor, 1st US woman cabinet member
1933 Henderson, DeSylva & Brown's "Strike Me Pink," premieres in NYC
1933 Noordwijk soccer team forms
1933 FDR inaugrated as 32nd pres, pledges to pull US out of Depression & says "We have nothing to fear but fear itself"
1934 Easter Cross on Mt. Davidson dedicated.
1934 Easter Cross on Mt. Davidson dedicated.
1934 Easter Cross on Mt Davidson (SF) dedicated
1936 1st flight of airship Hindenburg, Germany
1941 18 Geuzen resistance fighters sentenced to death in The Hague
1941 NHL Chicago goalie Samuel LoPresti stops record 80 of 83 Boston shots
1941 Serbian Prince Paul visits Hitler
1943 Transport nr 50 departs with French Jews to Maidanek/Sobibor
1944 1st US bombing of Berlin
1944 Anti-Germany strikes in North Italy
1945 Finland declares war on nazi-Germany
1947 WWJ (now WDIV) TV channel 4 in Detroit, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1949 Andrei Vishinsky succeeds Molotov as Soviet Foreign minister
1949 Piet Van de Pol (Neth) becomes world champion billiard player
1949 Security Council of UN recommends membership for Israel
1954 JE Wilkins, appointed 1st Black US sub-cabinet member
1955 First radio facsimile transmission is sent across the continent.
1955 First radio facsimile transmission is sent across the continent.
1955 1st radio facsimile transmission sent across the continent
1959 Pioneer 4 makes first US lunar flyby.
1959 Pioneer 4 makes first US lunar flyby.
1959 US Pioneer IV misses Moon & becomes 2nd (US 1st) artificial planet
1960 French freighter "La Coubre" explodes in Havana Cuba, killing 100
1960 Lucille Ball files divorce from Desi Arnaz
1961 Paul-Henri Spaak resigns as sec-gen of NATO
1962 AEC announces 1st atomic power plant in Antarctica in operation
1964 Jimmy Hoffa convicted of jury tampering
1965 David Attenbrough became the new controller of BBC2
1966 Canadian Pacific airliner explodes on landing at Tokyo, 64 die
1966 John Lennon, says "We (Beatles) are more popular than Jesus"
1966 North Sea Gas was 1st pumped ashore by BP
1967 Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by Towler & Ford (GRB)
1967 Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Belousova & Protopopov (USSR)
1967 Men's Fig Skating Championship in Vienna won by Emmerich Danzer (AUT)
1967 Worlds Ladies Fig Skating Champion in Vienna won by Peggy Fleming (US)
1968 Orbiting Geophysical Observatory 5 launched
1968 Orbiting Geophysical Observatory 5 launched
1968 Joe Frazier TKOs Buster Mathis in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1968 Martin Luther King Jr announces plans for Poor People's Campaign
1968 Orbiting Geophysical Observatory 5 launched
1970 French submarine "Eurydice" explodes
1970 Jacksonville is 1st college basketball team to avg 100+ pts per game
1970 NY Rangers set then NHL record of 126 games without being shut-out
1971 "City Command" kidnaps 4 US military men at Ankara, Turkey
1972 Erhard Keller (Germany) skates world record 1000m (1:18.5)
1972 Last train run between Penrith to Keswick UK
1972 Libya & USSR signs cooperation treaty
1973 15th Grammy Awards: 1st Time Ever I Saw Your Face, America
1974 David Hares' "Knuckle," premieres in London
1974 Harold Wilson replaces resigning Ed Heath as British premier
1976 John Pezzin bowls 33 consecutive strikes at Toledo, Ohio
1976 SF Giants are bought for $8 million by Bob Lurie & Bud Herseth
1977 First CRAY 1 supercomputer shipped to Los Alamos Labs, NM
1977 First CRAY 1 supercomputer shipped to Los Alamos Labs, NM
1977 1st CRAY 1 supercomputer shipped, to Los Alamos Laboratories, NM
1977 Colin Croft takes 8-29 against Pakistan at Port-of-Spain
1977 Earthquake in Romania, kills 1,541
1978 Chicago Daily News, founded in 1875, publishes last issue
1979 US Voyager I photo reveals Jupiter's rings
1979 US Voyager I photo reveals Jupiter's rings
1979 "Grand Tour" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 61 performances
1979 200th episode of "All in the Family"
1979 Sally Little wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic
1979 US Voyager I photo reveals Jupiter's rings
1980 40th hat trick in Islander history-Mike Bossy
1980 Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins parliamentary election in Zimbabwe
1982 2nd double hat trick in Islander history-Bossy & D Potvin
1982 NASA launches Intelsat V
1984 Nancy Lopez wins Uniden LPGA Golf Invitational
1984 Pee Wee Reese & Rick Ferrell elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
1985 STS 51-E vehicle rolls back to Vandenberg AFB; mission cancelled
1985 Virtual ban on leaded gas ordered by EPA
1985 War veterans returned to the "Bridge over the River Kwai"
1986 Border completes twin Test tons (140 & 114*) v NZ
1989 Actress Phoebe Cates marries actor Kevin Kline
1989 Eastern Airlines machinists strike
1989 Javier Sotomayor high jumps indoor world record (2.43m)
1990 20th Easter Seal Telethon
1990 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1990 US 65th manned space mission STS 36 (Atlantis 6) returns from space
1991 Bank of Credit & Commerce Intl divests itself of 1st American Bank
1991 Iraq releases 6 US, 3 British & 1 Italian POW
1993 "Goodbye Girl" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 188 performances
1993 Katharine Hepburn enters the hospital suffering from exhaustion
1994 4 Arab terrorist founded guilty of bombing the World Trade Center
1994 Space shuttle STS-62 (Columbia 16), launches into orbit
1995 1st NYC Mayor Trophy's High school track meet in 19 years
1995 Blind teenage boy receives a 'Bionic Eye' at a Washington Hospital
1995 George Foreman loses WBA boxing title, refusing to fight Tony Tucker
1995 Michael Johnson runs world record 400m indoor (44.63 sec)
1995 Replacement NY Yankees beat NY Mets 2-1
1997 Brazil Senate allows women to wear slacks
1997 Comet Hale-Bopp directly above the Sun (1.04 AU)
1997 President Clinton bans federally funded human cloning research
1997 Zeya Start-1 launched (Russia)

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