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Tuesday, March 5, 2019.



Birthdays


1324 David II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71)
1326 Louis I, [the Great], King of Hungary (1342-82), Poland (1370-82)
1512 G. Mercator --1594
1512 G. Mercator --1594
1512 G. Mercator --1594
1512 G. Mercator --1594
1512 Gerardus Mercator, Rupelmonde (Belgium), geographer/mapmaker
1512 G. Mercator --1594
1574 William Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule)
1578 Charles d'Albert duke of Luynes, premier of France/gov of Picardi‰
1585 Johan Georg I, elector of Saxon (1611-56) (Peace of Prague)
1637 John van der Heyden, Dutch painter/inventor (fire extinguisher)
1658 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America
1668 Francesco Gasparini, composer
1696 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice)
1733 Vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer
1746 Jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/naval chaplain
1748 William Shield, composer
1750 Jean B G d'Ansse de Villoison, French classical (Apollonii Lexicon)
1751 Jan Krtitel Kuchar, composer
1756 Thomas Linley, composer
1774 Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer
1794 Jacques Babinet, French physicist/mathematician/astronomer
1805 Theodore Labarre, composer
1817 Austen H Layard, British archaeologist/diplomat
1824 James Merritt Ives, lithographer (of Currier & Ives fame)
1824 James Merritt Ives, lithographer (of Currier & Ives fame)
1824 Elisha Harris, US, physician/found American Public Health Assoc
1824 James Merritt Ives, lithographer (Currier & Ives)
1825 John Dunovant, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1825 Joseph Albert, German photographer (albertotype)
1828 Johann Gungl, composer
1840 Constance Fenimore Woolson, NH, writer (Jupiter Lights)
1843 William F Sudds, composer
1845 Alfonse Hasselmans, composer
1850 Daniel Brink Towner, composer
1852 Isabella Gregory, Ireland, writer/playwright (Golden Apple)
1853 Arthur W Foote, Salem Mass, organist/composer (Suite for Strings in E)
1853 Howard Pyle, illustrator/painter/author (King Stork)
1867 Theodor Z”ckler, German theologist (Stanislauer Anstalten)
1868 Prosper Poullet, Belgian viscount/jurist/minister
1869 Michael von Faulhaber, cardinal/archbishop of Munich
1870 [B] Franc[lin] Norris, US, writer (McTeague, Octopus)
1871 Maria do Carmo Geronimo, Brazilian lives to be at least 126
1874 Arthur van Schendel, Dutch writer (The World a Dancing Party)
1874 Henry Travers, England, actor (Bells of St Mary, High Sierra)
1877 Malcolm D Whitman, tennis champ (US Open-1898)
1879 Walter Long, actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol)
1886 Paul Radmilovic, England, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1908)
1887 Heitor Villa-Lobos, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, composer (Salon Waltz)
1888 Friedrich Schnack, German journalist/writer (Rosewood)
1889 Frits Slomp, [Frits de Rover], Dutch vicar/resistance fighter
1891 Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, Chicago Ill, comedian (Olsen & Johnson)
1893 Emmett J Culligan, founder of water treatment organization
1894 Henry Daniell, London, actor (Camille, Phila Story, Body Snatchers)
1895 Fritz Usinger, German writer (Eternal Struggle)
1897 Mei-ling Soong, Madame Chiang Kai-shek
1899 Patrick Hadley, composer
1900 Ludwig Donath, actor (Jolson Story, Jolson Sings Again)
1901 Julian Przybos, Polish poet (Sruby)
1903 Lowell Peters, Cleveland Tn, vocalist (Southernaires)
1905 Gilroy Roberts, US chief engraver (1948-64)
1908 Rex Harrison
1908 Rex Harrison
1908 Rex Harrison
1908 Rex Harrison
1908 Rex Harrison
1908 Rex Harrison, England, actor (My Fair Lady, Dr Doolittle)
1908 Sophie Stewart, Scotland, actress (As You Like It, Under the Red Robe)
1909 Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47)
1910 Joan Sterndale Bennett, NJ, actress (Elizabeth-Dark Shadows)
1911 Joseph Tomelty, actor/playwright (Bedevilled, Moby Dick, Melba)
1913 Yulian Grigor'yevich Kreyn, composer
1916 Horace Ian Parrott, composer
1917 Joseph Stone, lawyer
1917 Virginia Christine, Stanton Iowa, actress (Tales of Wells Fargo)
1918 Halsey S Colchester, British SAS/spy (MI6)/priest
1918 Ranga Sohoni, Indian cricketer (pace bowler of late 40's avg 101)
1920 Delbert L Latta, (Rep-R-OH, 1959- )
1920 Leontine Tg Kelly, 1st black female bishop (Methodist)
1920 Virginia Christine, actress (Mrs Olson)
1921 Berkley Bedell, (Rep-D-IA, 1975- )
1922 James Noble
1922 James Noble
1922 James Noble
1922 James Noble
1922 James Noble
1922 Ebrahim Maka, Indian cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests 1952)
1922 James Noble, Dallas Tx, actor (Gov Gatling-Benson)
1922 Pier Paolo Pasolini, Bologna Italy, director (Teorema, Pigsty)
1927 Jack Cassidy, Richmond Hill VA, actor (Oscar/Jetman-He & She)
1929 Joan Shawlee, Forest Hills NY, actress (Prehistoric Women)
1930 Lorin Maazel, Neuilly France, conductor (NBC Symphony Orch 1941)
1931 Anthony Headges, composer
1931 Barry Tuckwell, Melbourne Aust, hornist (London Symph Orch 1955-68)
1932 Walter Charles Marshall, scientist
1933 Norbert Linke, composer
1934 James B Sikking, CA, actor (Hill St Blues, Star Trek 3, Doogie Howser)
1935 Malcolm J Anderson, tennis champ (US Open-1957)
1935 Philip K Chapman, Melbourne Australia, astronaut (Apollo 14 support)
1936 Dean Stockwell
1936 Dean Stockwell
1936 Dean Stockwell
1936 Dean Stockwell
1936 Dean Stockwell
1936 Dale Douglass, Wewoka OK, PGA golfer (1970 Phoenix Open)
1936 Dean Stockwell, Calif, actor (Werewolf of Washington, Blue Velvet)
1937 Stephen Fitz-Simon, entrepreneur
1938 Fred "Hammer" Williamson, Gary Indiana, NFLer (Chiefs)/actor (Julia)
1938 Paul Evans, singer/pedal guitarist (Damascus Road)
1939 Samantha Eggar
1939 Samantha Eggar
1939 Samantha Eggar
1939 Samantha Eggar
1939 Samantha Eggar
1939 Charles Fuller, US writer (Zooman, Soldier Story)
1939 Samantha Eggar, London, actress (Collector, Dr Doolittle) [or May 3]
1939 Terry Curry, English multi-millionaire
1940 Mary Rose Oakar, (Rep)
1942 Michael D[iamond] Resnick, sci-fi author (Sideshow, Eros Ascending)
1944 Paul Sands, LA Ca, comedian/actor (SCTV, Story Theater, St Elsewhere)
1945 Randy Matson, US, shot putter (Olympic-gold-1968)
1946 Michael Warren
1946 Michael Warren
1946 Michael Warren
1946 Michael Warren
1946 Michael Warren
1946 Michael Warren, Indiana, actor (Bobby Hill-Hill Street Blues)
1946 Murray Head, singer
1946 Rocky Bleier, Wisc, NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1947 Eddie Hodges, Miss, actor/singer (High Hopes, Adv of Huckleberry Finn)
1948 Eddy Grant, Guyana, reggae performer (Electric Avenue)
1948 Jacques Kloes, singer (Dizzy Man's Band)
1950 Eugene Fodor, Turkey Creek CO, violinist (1974 Tchaikovsky Award)
1950 Harvey Jacob Alperin, Minneapolis MN, actor (Cocktail)
1951 Rodney Hogg, cricketer (prolific Australian wicket-taker 1978-84)
1952 Alan Clark, keyboardist (Dire Straits-Sultans of Swing)
1953 Russel D Feingold, (Sen-D Wisconsin)
1953 Valery Grigoriyevich Korzun, Russian colonel/cosmonaut (TM-24)
1954 Marsha Warfield, comedian/actress (Roz-Night Court)
1955 Marcia McCabe, actress (Alice-One Life to Live)
1955 Penn Jillette, Mass, magician (Penn & Teller-Penn & Teller are Dead)
1956 Mark Handley, writer (Nell)
1957 Mark E Smith, English rock vocalist (Fall-Fall in a Hole)
1957 Tim Holden, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
1958 Andy Gibb
1958 Andy Gibb
1958 Andy Gibb
1958 Andy Gibb
1958 Andy Gibb
1958 Andy Gibb, Manchester England, singer/TV host (Solid Gold)
1958 Bill Timoney, TV commercial actor (Addicted to Love)
1961 Dan Stuart, US singer/songwriter (Green on Red)
1961 Zeke Mowatt, NFL tight end (NY Giants)
1962 Elise Burgin, Baltimore MD, tennis star
1962 Robert L Curbeam Jr, Baltimore Md, astronaut (STS 85, sk: 99)
1963 Eddo Brandes, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test pace bowler)
1964 Reggie Williams, NBA forward/guard (Denver Nuggets)
1966 Greg Clark, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1966 Michael Irvin, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
1966 Tracy Kerdyk, Coral Gables FL, LPGA golfer (1995 JAL Big Apple)
1967 Nicole Boegman, Australian long jumper (Olympics-88, 92, 96)
1968 Marq Mellor, Long Island NY, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1968 Roman Phifer, linebacker (St Louis Rams)
1968 Shjon Podein, Rochester, NHL left wing (Phila Flyers)
1971 Amy Peistrup-Matthews, Arlington Hgts Ill, WPVA (Old Orchard-17-1995)
1971 Brian Hunter, Portland OR, outfielder (Houston Astros)
1971 Chad Fonville, Jacksonville NC, infielder (LA Dodgers)
1971 James Roberson, WLAF defensive end (Rhein Fire)
1971 Jose Mercedes, El Seybo Dom Rep, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1972 Brandon Hamilton, CFL cornerback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1972 Brian Grant, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers, Sacramento Kings)
1972 Hernan Gumy, Buenos Aires Argentina, tennis star
1972 Mikael Tillstrom, Sweden, tennis star
1972 Tom Hipsz, CFL defensive tackle (Montreal Alouettes)
1973 Nicole Pratt, Mackay Australia, tennis star (1995 Futures Australia)
1973 Paul Lieftink, Dutch soccer player (NAC, Spakenburg)
1974 Brad Schumacher, US, 400m/800m freesytyle (Olympics-gold-96)
1974 Hans Bond, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam)
1974 Kevin Connolly, actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Rocky V, Angus)
1975 Niki Taylor
1975 Niki Taylor
1975 Niki Taylor
1975 Niki Taylor
1975 Niki Taylor
1975 Chris Silverwood, cricketer (England Test pace bowler v Zimbabwe 1996)
1975 Niki Taylor, model (Elle, Marie Claire)
1976 Adriana Serra-Zanetti, Modena Italy, tennis star (1995 Moscow semi)
1977 Bryan Berard, NHL defenseman (Team USA Oly-1998, NY Islanders)
1977 Natalie Bevins, Miss USA-West Virginia (1997)
1978 Kimberly McCullough, Calif, actress (Robin-General Hospital)

Events


1179 3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
1461 Henry VI was deposed by Duke of York during War of the Roses
1496 English king Henry VII hires John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) to explore
1528 Utrecht governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague
1558 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes
1579 Betuwe joins Union of Utrecht
1616 Corpernicus' DE REVOLUTIONIBUS placed on Catholic forbidden index
1616 Corpernicus' DE REVOLUTIONIBUS placed on Catholic forbidden index
1616 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index
1623 1st American temperance law enacted, Virginia
1651 South Sea dike in Amsterdam breaks after storm
1684 Emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz
1743 1st US religious journal, The Christian History, published, Boston
1746 Jakobijnse troops leave Aberdeen
1750 1st American Shakespearean production-"altered" Richard III, NYC
1760 Princess Carolina marries Gen Charles Christian van Nassau-Weilburg
1766 Don Antonio de Ulloa takes possession of Louisiana Terr from French
1770 Boston Massacre
1770 Boston Massacre
1770 Blanche Kelso Bruce sworn in as a US Senator (Mississippi)
1770 Boston Massacre, British troops kill 5 in crowd. Crispus Attackus becomes 1st black to die for American freedom
1783 King Stanislaus Augustus Poniatowski grants rights to Jews of Kovno
1795 Amsterdam celebrates Revolution on the Dam; Square of Revolution
1795 Treaty of Basel-Prussia ends war with France
1807 1st performance of Ludwig von Beethoven's 4th Symphony in B
1820 Dutch city of Leeuwarden forbids Jews to go to synagogues on Sundays
1821 Monroe is 1st pres inaugurated on March 5th, because 4th was Sun
1836 Mexico attacks Alamo
1836 Samuel Colt manufactures 1st pistol, 34-caliber "Texas" model
1845 Congress appropriates $30,000 to ship camels to western US.
1845 Congress appropriates $30,000 to ship camels to western US.
1845 Congress appropriates $30,000 to ship camels to western US
1849 Zachary Taylor sworn in as 12th president
1856 Covent Garden Opera House destroyed in a fire
1856 Georgia becomes 1st state to regulate railroads
1862 Union troops under brig-gen Wright occupy Fernandina Florida
1864 1st track meet between Oxford & Cambridge
1868 Arrigo Boito's opera "Mefistofele," premieres in Milan
1868 Stapler patented in England by C H Gould
1868 US Senate organizes to decide charges against Pres Andrew Johnson
1872 George Westinghouse Jr patents triple air brake for trains
1877 Rutherford B Hayes inaugurated as 19th US president
1894 Seattle authorizes 1st municipal employment office in US
1896 Italian premier Crispi resigns
1896 Italians governor of Eritrea, Gen Baldissera, reaches Massawa
1897 American Negro Academy forms
1899 1st performance of Edward MacDowell's 2nd Concerto in D
1900 American Hall of Fame found
1903 Definitive treaty for construction of Baghdad railway drawn
1907 1st radio broadcast of a musical composition aired
1908 1st ascent of Mt. Erebus, Antarctica
1908 1st ascent of Mt. Erebus, Antarctica
1908 1st ascent of Mt Erebus, Antarctica
1910 Ramon Inclan's "La Farsa Infantil de la Cabeza del Dragon," premieres
1910 Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Ottawa Senators, 3-1
1912 Spanish steamer "Principe de Asturias" sinks NE of Spain, 500 die
1917 1st jazz recording for Victor Records released
1919 Louis Hirsch & Harold Atteridge's musical premieres in NYC
1922 "Nosferatu" premieres in Berlin
1923 1st old age pension plans in US established by Montana & Nevada
1923 Montana & Nevada become 1st states to enact old age pension laws
1924 Computing-Tabulating-Recording Corp becomes IBM
1924 Frank Carauna, becomes 1st to bowl 2 successive perfect 300 games
1924 King Hussein of Hedzjaz appoints himself kalief
1927 1,000 US marines land in China to protect American property
1928 Karl Zuckmayer's "Der Hauptmann von K”penick," premieres in Berlin
1931 Gandhi & British viceroy Lord Irwin sign pact
1933 FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday.
1933 FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday.
1933 FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday
1933 Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes)
1934 Mother-in-law's day 1st celebrated (Amarillo, Tx)
1935 1st premature baby health law in US (Chicago)
1936 Spitfire makes it's 1st flight (Eastleigh Aerodrome in Southampton)
1942 Bosnia Tito establishes 3rd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia
1942 Dmitri Shostakovitch' 7th Symphony, premieres in Siberia
1942 Japanese troop march into Batavia
1943 Anti fascist strikes in Italy
1943 RAF bombs Essen Germany
1944 1st performance of Walter Piston's 2nd Symphony
1945 Allies bombs The Hague, Netherlands
1945 Generals Eisenhower, Patton & Patch meet in Luneville
1945 US 7th Army Corps captures Cologne
1945 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
1946 Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech
1946 Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech
1946 Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech (Fulton Missouri)
1948 Actor Eli Wallach marries actress Anne Jackson
1948 US rocket flies record 4800 KPH to 126k height
1949 Bradman plays his last innings in 1st-class cricket, gets 30
1952 Terence Rattigan's "Deep Blue Sea," premieres in London
1954 "Girl in Pink Tights" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 115 perfs
1955 Elvis Presley's 1st TV appearance on "Louisiana Hayride" show
1955 WBBJ TV channel 7 in Jackson, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 "King Kong," 1st televised
1956 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
1957 Eamon de Valera's Fianna Fail-party wins election in Ireland
1957 Sgt Bilko satirizes Elvis Presley (Elvis Pelvin)
1958 Explorer 2 fails to reach Earth orbit
1958 KDUH TV channel 4 in Scottsbluff-Hay Spring, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast
1959 Iran & US sign economic & military treaty
1960 Elvis Presley ends 2-year hitch in US Army
1960 Ice Dance Championship at Vancouver won by Denny & Jones (GRB)
1960 Ice Pairs Championship at Vancouver won by Wagner & Paul (CAN)
1960 Men's Fig Skating Championship in Vancouver won by Alain Giletti (FRA)
1960 Worlds Ladies Fig Skating Champions in Vanc won by Carol E Heiss (USA)
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 Beatles record "From Me to You" & "Thank You Girl"
1964 Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr, announces a baseball team is moving there
1964 Emergency crisis proclaimed in Ceylon due to social unrest
1965 1st performance of Walter Piston's 8th Symphony
1965 Ernie Terrel beats Eddie Machen in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1966 75 MPH air currents causes BOAC 707 crash into Mount Fuji, 124 die
1966 Bob Seagren pole vaults 5.19m indoor world record
1966 Player reps elect Marvin Miller, as exec dir of Players' Assn
1966 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 WEDN TV channel 53 in Norwich, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 US launches Solar Explorer 2 to study the Sun
1969 Gold reaches then record high ($47 per ounce) in Paris
1969 Gustav Heinemann elected president of West-Germany
1969 Joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw," premieres in London
1970 Edison Theater opens at 240 W 47th St NYC
1970 Nuclear non-proliferation treaty goes into effect
1970 SDS Weathermen terrorist group bomb 18 West 11th St in NYC
1972 Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party
1973 Yankee pitchers Peterson & Kekich announce they swapped wives
1974 "Candide" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 740 performances
1974 Ralph Stewart failed in 2nd Islander penalty shot
1976 British ś falls below $2 for 1st time
1978 "Hello, Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 perfs
1978 Landsat 3 launched from Vandenberg AFB, Calif
1979 Voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter
1979 Voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter
1979 Voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter (172,000 miles)
1980 Earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49
1981 "Bring Back Birdie" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 4 perfs
1981 Ice Dance Championship at Hartford won by Jayne Torvill & C Dean (GRB)
1981 Ice Pairs Champ at Hartford won by Irina Vorobieva & I Lisovski (URS)
1981 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Hartford won by Scott Hamilton (USA)
1981 US govt grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer
1982 Gaylord Perry (with 297 wins) signs with Seattle Mariners
1982 Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus sends back data
1983 Bob Hawke (Labour) defeats Australian PM Malcolm Fraser (Cons)
1983 NSW beat Western Australia by 54 runs to win Sheffield Shield
1984 Supreme Court (5-4): city may use public money for Nativity scene
1984 US accuse Iraq of using poison gas
1985 NY Islander Mike Bossy is 1st to score 50 goals in 8 straight seasons
1986 "Today" tabloid launched (Britain's 1st national color newspaper)
1989 19th Easter Seal Telethon raises $37,002,000
1989 Blains McCallister wins Honda Golf Classic shooting 266
1989 Elly Verhulst runs world record 3000 m indoor (8:33.82)
1991 Iraq repealed its annexation of Kuwait
1991 Reggie Miller (Indiana) begins NBA free throw streak of 52 games
1992 Ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks
1993 Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery
1993 Fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die
1993 Former Wash DC Mayor Marion Barry divorces his wife Effi
1993 Marlins beat Astros 12-8 in their 1st spring training game
1994 Dottie Mochrie wins Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of Golf Championship
1994 Largest milkshake (1,955 gallons of chocolate-Nelspruit S Africa)
1994 PBA National Championship won by David Traber
1994 Singer Grace Slick arrested for pointing a gun at a cop
1995 21st People's Choice Awards: Tim Allen wins
1995 Estonia Centrumlinkse Coalition party wins parliamentary election
1995 Graves of czar Nicholas & family found in St Petersburg
1995 Marc Velzeboer skates world record 3 km short track (5:00.26)
1996 Earl Weaver & Jim Bunning, elected to Hall of Fame
1997 Tommy Lasorda, Nellie Fox & Willie Wells for Hall of Fame
1998 Mariah Carey divorces Tommy Lee Jones

That's All....

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