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Wednesday, March 6, 2019.



Birthdays


1405 Johan II, King of Castille
1459 Jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant
1475 Michelangelo Buonarroti
1475 Michelangelo Buonarroti
1475 Michelangelo Buonarroti
1475 Michelangelo Buonarroti
1475 Michelangelo Buonarroti
1475 Michelangelo, painter (David)
1483 Francesco Guicciardini, Ital attorney/president of Romagna
1492 Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer
1495 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Opere Toscane, La Coltivazione)
1615 Jan Zoet, actor/playwright/poet (Parnasssus aan 't Y)
1616 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer
1619 Cyrano de Bergerac, French author, romanticized by Rostand
1619 Cyrano de Bergerac, French author, romanticized by Rostand
1619 Cyrano de Bergerac, famous nose, playwright (Voyage to the Moon)
1698 John Alberti, Dutch theologist/philologist
1710 Giuseppi Antonio Paganelli, composer
1740 Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)
1761 Earl d'Andr‚ossi, French general/member of parliament
1763 Jean Xavier Lefevre, composer
1765 Jan Kops, Dutch agronomist/vicar
1779 Philipp Roth, composer
1785 Karol Kazimierz Kurpinski, composer
1787 Joseph von Fraunhofer, Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum)
1791 Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures
1793 Bernhard Joseph Klein, composer
1806 Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet (Sonnets from the Portuguese)
1812 Aaron Lufkin Dennison, father of American watchmaking
1820 Horatio Gouverneur Wright, Major General (Union volunteers)
1831 Friedrich C K von Bodelschwingh, German theologist (Home Mission)
1831 Philip Henry Sheridan, Albany NY, Major General (Union Army)
1835 Charles Ewing, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1835 Ludwik Grossman, composer
1843 Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer
1844 Nicolai Rimski-Korsakov, composer (Flight of the Bumble Bee) (NS 3/18)
1852 Joseph Bayer, composer
1870 Oscar Straus, Vienna Austria, composer (Ein Walzertraum)
1882 Guy Kibbee, El Paso TX, actor (Big Shot)
1885 Ring Lardner, US, writer (You Know Me Al)
1887 Henri Gagnon, composer
1890 Fernand Ansseau, Belgian operator/theory (Orfeo)
1891 Victor Kilian, Jersey City NJ, actor (Gentleman's Agreement)
1893 Kathleen Smoothy, housewife (last link to Siege of SIdney Street)
1893 [Walter] Furry Lewis, father of the blues
1897 Knud†ge Riisager, Port Kunda Estonia, Danish composer (Quaarrtsiluni)
1898 Hal Hooker, cricketer (NSW pace bowler of 20's & 30's)
1898 Jay C Flippen, Little Rock AR, actor (Jet Pilot, Killing, Thunder Bay)
1898 Jimmy Conzelman, NFL QB/coach/team owner (Chicago)
1898 Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent, Dutch soprano (Matth„us Passion)
1900 John Henry Pyle Pafford, librarian (University of London)
1900 Ludwig Donath, Vienna Austria, actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco)
1900 Robert "Lefty" Grove, baseball pitcher (300 game winner)
1901 Mark Donskoy, Odessa Russia, director (Heart of a Mother)
1903 Elizabeth Pinkston Becker, US, platform diver (Olympic-gold-1928)
1904 Hugh Williams, actor/writer (Charley's Aunt, Bank Holiday)
1904 Johannes C "Chris" Baay, Dutch actor (Klatergoud, Surprise Raid)
1906 Lou Costello
1906 Lou Costello
1906 Lou Costello
1906 Lou Costello
1906 Lou Costello
1906 Bob Wills, TX, actor (Lone Prairie, Tornado in the Saddle)
1906 Lou Costello, Paterson NJ, comedian/actor (Abbott & Costello)
1909 Dave Clark, music promoter/songwriter
1909 Obafemi Awolowo, Nigeria, pres of Nigeria (1979-83)
1911 Charles Frank, physicist
1911 Roland Jacobi Leich, composer
1912 Madge Adam, astronomer
1913 David Bowman, trade unionist
1913 Ella Logan, Glasgow Scotland, actress (52nd Street, Goldwyn Follies)
1913 Stewart Granger, actor (Saraband for Dead Lovers)
1914 Kirill P Kondrashin, Moscow Russia, conductor (Hollywood Bowl 1981)
1916 Rochelle Hudson, Okla City OK, actress (That's My Boy)
1917 J A Mommersteeg, Dutch asst sect of Defense (KVP)
1917 Roy Scott, cricketer (one Test NZ v England 1947, 18, 1-74)
1920 Lewis Gilbert, London England, director/actor (You Only Live Twice)
1920 Roger Price, Charleston WV, actor/writer (Who's There, Droodles)
1921 Frankie Howerd, actor (That Was The Week That Was, Runaway Bus)
1921 Julius Rudel, Vienna Austria, conductor (NYC Opera 1957)
1921 Oliver Wright, British Ambassador (To US)
1921 Ross Hunter, Cleve OH, producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk)
1922 Frankie Howerd, British actor/comedian (A Funny Thing Happened)
1923 Ed McMahon
1923 Ed McMahon
1923 Ed McMahon
1923 Ed McMahon
1923 Ed McMahon
1923 Ed McMahon, Detroit Mich, TV host (Johnny Carson Show, Star Search)
1923 Erhard Karkoschka, composer
1923 Raymond "Bill" Hoffenberg, college president (Wolfson at Oxford)
1924 Sarah Caldwell, Maryville Mo, conductor/opera director (Flagstaff)
1924 William H Webster, US, judge/head FBI/CIA
1926 Alan Greenspan
1926 Alan Greenspan
1926 Alan Greenspan
1926 Alan Greenspan
1926 Alan Greenspan
1926 Alan Greenspan, economist/presidential advisor (FRB)
1926 Andrzej Wajda, Suwalki Poland, director (Ashes & Diamonds, Lotna)
1926 Ann Curtis, 400m/800m US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1948)
1926 Elwood H [Bud] Hillis, (Rep-R-IN, 1971- )
1926 Jon Nordal, composer
1926 Miroslav Klega, composer
1927 John Fairchild, Newark NJ, CEO (Fairchild publishing)
1927 Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr, Shawnee Okla, USAF/astronaut (Mer 9, Gem 5)
1927 Norman Treigle, New Orleans Louisiana, bass-baritone
1927 William J Bell, Chicago Ill, soap opera creator (Young & Restless)
1928 Gabriel Garc¡a M rquez, Col, novelist (Europa Y America, Nobel 1982)
1928 Ronald Stevenson, composer
1929 David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)
1929 Gnter Kunert, German poet/writer (Kaiser von Hondu)
1929 Hal Miller, British MP
1929 Ho Dam, North Korean secretary of State (1970-83)
1929 Thomas S Foley, (Rep-D-WA, 1965-94)/majority whip/speaker of house
1930 Lorin Maazel
1930 Lorin Maazel
1930 Lorin Maazel
1930 Lorin Maazel
1930 Lorin Maazel
1931 Carmen Delavallade, US dancer/singer/actress (Aida)
1931 David Haddon Whitaker, British publisher (Whitaker's Almanack)
1931 John Smith, LA Calif, actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men)
1931 Willie Mays, Hall of Fame baseball centerfielder (Giants, NY Mets)
1933 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, folk musician/composer
1933 Heiko Wierenga, Dutch soc-dem mayor of Enschede (1977-94)
1933 Kim Elgie, cricketer (S African bat v NZ 1961-62, Scotland RU intl)
1933 William Davis, author/broadcaster (Battle at Bull Run)
1934 John Noakes, British TV presenter
1935 Ronnie Delaney, Ireland, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1956)
1936 Marion Barry
1936 Marion Barry
1936 Marion Barry
1936 Marion Barry
1936 Marion Barry
1936 A "Bram" Stemerdink, Dutch minister of Defense (PvdA)
1936 Jean Boht, actress (Arthur's Hallowed Ground)
1936 Marion S Barry, (Mayor-D-Wash DC, 1979-90, 95- ), drug indictment
1937 Valentina Tereshkova, 1st woman cosmonaut
1937 Valentina Tereshkova, 1st woman cosmonaut
1937 Doug Dillard, actor (Clem-Popeye)
1937 Ivan Boesky, Detroit, stockbroker inside trading
1937 Paul Mefano, composer
1937 Valentina V Tereshkova-Nikolayev, 1st woman in space (Vostok 6)
1938 Lovelace Watkins, singer
1939 Christopher Bond, (Sen-R Missouri)
1939 David Spielberg, Weslaco Tx, actor (Jessica Novak, The Practice)
1939 Jerry Naylor, Stephenville Tx, rock vocalist (Crickets)
1940 Joanna Miles, Nice France, actress (Cross Creek, Delta County USA)
1940 Willie Stargell, outfielder/1st baseman (Pirates, 1971 NL HR leader)
1941 Willie Stargell
1941 Willie Stargell
1941 Willie Stargell
1941 Willie Stargell
1941 Willie Stargell
1941 Ann Winterton, British MP
1941 Ben Murphy, Jonesboro Ark, actor (Name of the Game, Winds of War)
1941 Karyn Kupcinet, actress (Carol-Gertrude Berg Show)
1944 Kiri Te Kanawa
1944 Kiri Te Kanawa
1944 Kiri Te Kanawa
1944 Kiri Te Kanawa
1944 Kiri Te Kanawa
1944 David Gilmore, Cambridge England, guitarist (Pink Floyd)
1944 Kiri Te Kanawa, Gisborne NZ, operatic soprano (Don Giovanni)
1944 Mary Wilson, Detroit Mich, vocalist (Supremes-Where Did Our Love Go)
1945 Rob Reiner
1945 Rob Reiner
1945 Rob Reiner
1945 Rob Reiner
1945 Rob Reiner
1945 Anna Maria Horsford, NYC, actress (Thelma Frye-Amen)
1945 Hugh Grundy, Winchester England, drummer (Zombies-She's Not There)
1945 Rob Reiner, Bronx NY, actor/director (All in the Family, Stand By Me)
1946 David Jon Gilmour, rock guitarist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)
1946 Martin Kove, Bkln NY, actor (Victor-Cagney & Lacey)
1946 Patrick Pierre Roger Baudry, Cameroon, astronaut (STS 18)
1946 Tony Klatka, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
1947 Dick Fosbury, Portland Oregon, high jumper (Olympics-gold-1968)
1947 Judy Loe, Urmston Manchester UK, actress (Singles, Meaning of Life)
1947 Kiki Dee, Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart)
1948 James FCS "Jim" Woude, cartoonist
1949 Donald York, rocker (Sha Na Na)
1952 Lyn Perrin, executive administrator (WIC)
1953 Jackie Zeman, Englewood NJ, actress (Bobbie-General Hospital)
1956 Peter Roebuck, cricketer (Somerset opening batsman & SMH writer)
1958 Mike Gatting, English cricketer
1959 Tom Arnold
1959 Tom Arnold
1959 Tom Arnold
1959 Tom Arnold
1959 Tom Arnold
1959 Tom Arnold, Iowa, [Mr Roseanne Barr Arnold], actor (Tom, True Lies)
1960 [Eris] Sleepy Floyd, NBA guard
1962 Alison Nicholas, Gibraltar, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning Classic)
1963 Suzanne Crough, rocker (Partridge Family)
1964 Cher Butler, Garland Tx, playmate (August, 1985)
1964 Reniet Vrieze, rock singer/guitarist (Pilgrims-White Men)
1965 Tammy Liley, Long Beach Ca, volleyball mid blocker/capt (Oly-b-92, 96)
1966 Cliff Meidl, Redondon Beach Calif, sprint kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
1966 Michelle Edwards, WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers)
1968 Carla McGhee, Peoria Ill, US basketball forward (Olympics-gold-96)
1968 Connie Britton, Boston MA, actress (Nikki-Spin City)
1968 Jon Baker, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1968 Marty Morgan, Minneapolis MN, 180« lbs greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96)
1968 Moira Kelly, actress (Cutting Edge)
1968 Russell Butler, Dandenong Victoria Australia, diver (Oly-28th-88, 96)
1969 Andrea Elson, NYC, actress (Lynn-Alf, Alice-Whiz Kids)
1969 Deems May, NFL tight end (SD Chargers)
1970 Amy Pietz, Milwaukee Wisc, actress (Annie-Caroline In the City)
1970 Robbie Tobeck, NFL guard/center (Atlanta Falcons)
1970 Scott Stahoviak, Waukegan IL, infielder (Minn Twins)
1971 Darrick Martin, NBA guard (LA Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves)
1971 Roger Salkeld, Burbank CA, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1972 Shaquille O'Neal
1972 Shaquille O'Neal
1972 Shaquille O'Neal
1972 Shaquille O'Neal
1972 Shaquille O'Neal
1972 Jamal Anderson, fullback (Atlanta Falcons)
1972 Paul Frlan, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1972 Shaquille O'Neal, Newark NJ, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Oly-gold-96)
1972 Susan Alexander, Silver Spring Maryland, Miss America-Maryland (1997)
1973 Brian Olson, Tallahassee Fla, middleweight (189 lbs) judoka (Oly-96)
1973 Greg Ostertag, NBA center (Utah Jazz)
1973 Michael Finley, NBA guard/forward (Phoenix Suns/Dallas Mavericks)
1973 Terry Adams, Mobile AL, pitcher (Chic Cubs)

Events


1079 Omar ibn Ibrahim al-Chajjam completes Jalali-calendar
1205 Aken, [Philips van Zwaben], crowned Roman-Catholic German King
1323 Treaty of Paris
1447 Tommaso Parentucelli succeeds Pope Eugene IV as Nicolas V
1460 Treaty of Alcacovas-Portugal gives Castile Canary Is for W Africa
1521 Magellan discovers Guam
1579 Veluwe joins Union of Utrecht
1590 Earl Mauritius conquerors Breda "turfschip of Breda"
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II delegates Restitutie-edict
1646 Joseph Jenkes, MA, receives 1st colonial machine patent
1664 King Louis XIV & Emperor of Brandenburg signs covenant
1665 "The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society" was first published, and is still published today.
1665 "The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society" was first published, and is still published today.
1665 Philosophical Transactions of Royal Society starts publishing
1714 Peace of Rastatt - French emperor Charles VI of Habsburg
1728 Spain & England sign (1st) Convention of Pardo
1775 1st Negro Mason in US initiated, Boston
1799 Napolean captures Jaffa Palestine
1808 1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard
1810 Illinois passes 1st state vaccination legislation in US
1816 Jews are expelled from Free city of Lubeck Germany
1831 Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula," premieres in Milan
1831 Edgar Allen Poe removed from West Point milt academy
1831 Vincenzo Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula," premieres in Milan
1834 Toronto incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its 1st mayor
1836 Alamo falls. Remember it!
1836 Alamo falls. Remember it!
1836 3,000 Mexicans beat 182 Texans at the Alamo, after 13 day fight
1836 HMS Beagle/Darwin reaches King George's Sound, Australia
1838 Franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lgt," premieres in Vienna
1851 Dion Boucicault's "Love in a Maze," premieres in London
1853 Giuseppe Verdi's Opera "La Traviata," premieres in Venice
1855 Gustave Flaubert writes goodbye to Louise Colet
1857 Dred Scott decision rendered.
1857 Dred Scott decision rendered.
1857 Dred Scott Decision: Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens
1861 Provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army
1862 Battle of Pea Ridge, AR (Elkhorn Tavern)
1865 Battle of Natural Bridge, Florida
1865 President Lincolns 2nd Inaugural Ball
1882 Monarch Milan Obrenovic of Serbia crowns himself king
1886 1st US alternating current power plant starts, Great Barrington, MA
1886 1st US nurses' magazine, The Nightingale, 1st appears, NYC
1895 England beat Australia to win one of the best cricket series ever, 3-2
1895 J T Brown hits the fastest 50 in Test Crickets (28 mins) Eng v Aust
1896 1st auto in Detroit, Charles B King rides his "Horseless Carriage"
1899 "Asprin" patented by Felix Hoffmann
1902 Census Bureau forms
1906 Cubs sign 3rd baseman Harry Steinfeldt to complete Tinker-Evers-Chance
1906 Heavy storm bursts dike flooding Vlissingen, Netherlands
1906 Nora Blatch is 1st woman elected to American Soc of Civil Engineers
1909 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Griselda," premieres in Vienna
1915 Greek King Constantine I fires premier Venizelos
1918 US naval boat "Cyclops" disappears in Bermuda Triangle
1919 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens beat Ottawa Senators, 3 games to 1 with 1 tie
1921 Police in Sunbury Penn issue an edict requiring Women to wear skirts at least 4 inches below the knee
1922 Babe Ruth signs 3 years at $52,000 a year NY Yankee contract
1922 GB Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh III/IV," premieres in NYC
1923 Cards announce their players will wear numbers on their uniforms
1924 British Labour govt cuts military budget
1925 Belgium annexes Eupen, Malm‚dy & Sankt Vith
1926 China asks for a seat in the Security council
1929 Turkey & Bulgaria sign friendship treaty
1930 Bkln's Clarence Birdseye develops a method for quick freezing food
1933 FDR declares a nationwide bank holiday
1933 Maxwell Anderson's "Both your Houses," premieres in NYC
1933 Poland occupies free city Danzig (Gdansk)
1934 Sidney Howard & Paul de Kruif's "Yellowjacket," premieres in NYC
1935 Frank Bartell (Czech), cycles record 80.584 mph in LA
1936 Belgium ends Locarno-pact
1940 1st US telecast from an airplane, NYC
1943 Battle at Medenine, North-Africa: Rommels assault attack
1943 Sukarno asks for cooperation with Japanese occupiers
1944 USAF begins daylight bombing of Berlin
1945 117 SD-prisoners executed at Savage Farm
1945 Assassination attempt on H”here, SS Police fhrer Rauter
1945 Chinese 38th division occupies Lashio
1945 Erich Honnecker & Erich Hanke flee nazis
1945 Federico Garc¡a Lorca's "La Casa," premieres in Buenos Aires
1946 France recognizes Vietnam statehood within Indo-Chinese federation
1947 XB-45, 1st US 4-engine jet bomber, makes 1st test flight, Muroc, CA
1950 Silly Putty invented
1951 Belgium extends conscription to 24 months
1953 Malenkov becomes chairman of the USSR
1955 Dutch premiere of Samuel Becketts' "Waiting for Godot"
1955 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
1957 Ghana (formerly Gold Coast) declares independence from UK
1959 11st Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr
1959 Farthest radio signal heard (Pioneer IV, 400,000 miles)
1960 President Sukarno disbands Indonesia's parliament
1961 1st London minicabs introduced
1961 Dutch Queen Juliana celebrates 12« year govt jubilee
1961 Dutch guilder revalued 4.74%
1962 St Louis vote to build a new downtown stadium for the Cardinals
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 US promise Thailand assistance against communist aggression
1964 Constantine succeeds Paul I as king of Greece
1964 Elijah Muhammad renames Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali
1964 Liz Taylor's 4th divorce (Eddie Fisher)
1964 Tom O'Hara runs world record mile (3:56.4)
1965 "How to Succeed in Business" closes at 46th St NYC after 1415 perfs
1965 1st nonstop helicopter crossing of North America, JR Willford
1965 Bruce Taylor hits 105 for NZ v India in 1st Test Cricket innings
1966 Barry Sadlers' "Ballad of the Green Berets" becomes #1 (13 weeks)
1967 2nd Academy of Country Music Awards
1967 Jimmy Hoffa enters Lewisburg Federal Prison
1967 Muhammad Ali is order by selective service to be inducted
1967 Stalin's daughter Svetlana Allilujeva asks for political asylum in US
1967 WACS TV channel 25 in Dawson, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 Beatles release "Let it Be" in UK
1971 Test Cricket debut of Sunil Gavaskar, v West Indies at Port-of-Spain
1972 Jack Nicklaus, passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner
1972 Keswick to Penrith railway officially closes
1973 In an exhibition game with the Pirates, Twins Larry Hisle becomes the 1st designated hitter (he hits 2 HRs & knocks in 7 RBIs)
1974 "Over Here" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 341 performances
1974 An Italian loses a record $1,920,000 at roulette in Monte Carlo
1974 Ian & Greg Chappell score cricket
1976 Ice Dance Championship at Gothenburg won by Pakhomova & Gorshkov (URS)
1976 Ice Pairs Championship at Gothenburg won by Rodnina & Zaitsev (URS)
1976 Men's Fig Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by John Curry (GRB)
1976 Worlds Ladies Fig Skating Champ in Gothenburg won by Dorothy Hamill
1978 Hustler publisher Larry Flynt shot & crippled by a sniper in Ga
1980 Emmy 7th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 1st time
1980 Princess Theater (Latin Quarter, Cotton Club) opens at 200 W 48th NYC
1980 French Academy, founded in 1635, elects it 1st woman novelist (Marguerita Youcenar)
1981 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1981 Soyuz 39 returns to Earth
1981 Walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of "CBS Evening News"
1981 Worlds Ladies Fig Skating Champ in Hartford won by Denise Biellmann
1982 NBA highest scoring game: San Antonio beat Milwaukee 171-166 (3 OT)
1982 Susan Birmingham makes loudest recorded human shout (120 dB)
1983 "On Your Toes" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 505 performances
1983 Anne-Marie Palli wins LPGA Samaritan Turquoise Golf Classic
1983 Helmut Kohl's CDU/CSU wins West German parliament elections
1983 New Bedford, Mass woman charges she was gang-raped atop a pool table
1983 US Football League begins its 1st season
1985 Enos Slaughter & Arky Vaughan are elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1985 Mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in 1 round in his 1st pro fight
1985 M‚xican authorities find body of US drug agent Enrique C Salaazar
1985 Yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "King & I"
1986 Soviet Vega 1 probe passes within 10,000 km of Halley's comet
1986 Soviet Vega 1 probe passes within 10,000 km of Halley's comet
1986 Ken Ludwig's "Lend me a Tenor," premieres in London
1986 USSR's Vega 1 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,889 km
1987 6.8 earthquake hits Ecuador, kills 100
1987 Belgium ferry boat "Herald of Free Enterprise" capsizes/sinks; 192 die
1988 18th Easter Seal Telethon raises $35,200,000
1988 3 IRA suspects were shot dead in Gibraltar by SAS officers
1988 Betsy King wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open/Helene Curtis Pro-Am
1988 Julie Krone becomes winningest female jockey (1205 victories)
1988 Orville Moodey shoots 63 at Seniors golf tournament
1989 Yanks beat Mets 6-4 in exhibition game (1st meeting since 1985)
1990 SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1:08:17
1991 Following Iraq's capitulation in the Persian Gulf conflict, Pres Bush told Congress that "aggression is defeated. The war is over"
1992 Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine
1994 Colin Jackson runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.30 sec)
1994 United Arab Emirates beat Kenya by 2 wickets to win ICC Trophy
1995 9th American Comedy Award: Rodney Dangerfield
1995 American Express Travel begins charging for domestic air tickets
1995 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Phoenix AZ on KEDJ 106.3/100.3 FM
1995 US 4.5› equals 156.30 Dutch guilder (record)
1996 10th American Comedy Award
1996 2nd Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
1996 Aravinda De Silva smashes 145 v Kenya in cricket World Cup at Kandy Sri Lanka score 5-398 in 50 overs in World Cup v Kenya
1998 1st time the British flag is flown over Buckingham Palace
1998 Matt Beck, an angry lottery accountant kills 4 at Conn state lottery

That's All....

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