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Wednesday, March 7, 2018.



Birthdays


1543 Johan Casimir, count of Rhine (occupied Gent)
1574 John Wilbye, composer
1602 Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
1621 Georg Neumark, composer
1659 Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)
1663 Tomaso Antonio Vitali, composer
1682 Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke
1693 Clement XIII, [Carlo Rezzonico], Pope (1758-69)
1707 Stephen Hopkins, (Gov-RI) signed Decl of Ind
1715 Ewald Christian von Kleist, German lyric poet (Der Frhling)
1731 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer
1762 Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company)
1765 Joseph N Ni‚pce, French inventor (photography)
1769 Josef Alois Ladurner, composer
1773 Tommaso Marchesi, composer
1785 Alessandro Manzoni, Italy, poet/novelist (Betrothed)
1792 John Herschel, Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer
1797 Karl Schwencke, composer
1799 Frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech poet (national anthem, folk song)
1807 Franz Grave von Pocci, German poet/composer (Der Alchemist)
1811 Christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer
1813 Judocus Smits, Dutch Catholic newspaper pioneer/founder (The Time)
1820 Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer
1822 Victor Masse, composer
1824 D. Codazzi --1873
1824 D. Codazzi --1873
1824 D. Codazzi --1873
1824 D. Codazzi --1873
1824 D. Codazzi --1873
1827 Henry DeLamar Clayton, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1889
1831 John Bratton, [Old Reliable], US physician/Confederate Brig Gen
1832 Orlando Metcalfe Poe, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1837 Henry Draper, Virginia, astro-spectro-photographer (Moon, Jupiter)
1841 Olegario V”ctor Andrade, Argentina, poet (El nido de c¢ndores)
1842 Anne CAI van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist
1844 Anthony Comstock, New Canaan Ct, anti-vice crusader/philatelist
1849 Luther Burbank, plant breeder
1849 Luther Burbank, plant breeder
1849 Luther Burbank, Lancaster, Mass, horticulturist
1850 Tom s G Masaryk, Czechoslovakia, Father/Pres of Czech (1918-35)
1856 Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)
1857 Julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927)
1858 Nikolai Artzibushev, composer
1866 Paul Ernst, writer
1869 Ernst J Cohen, Dutch chemist
1872 Pieter Mondriaan
1872 Pieter Mondriaan
1872 Pieter Mondriaan
1872 Pieter Mondriaan
1872 Pieter Mondriaan
1872 Piet Mondriaan, Holland, abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie)
1872 Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer
1875 Maurice Ravel
1875 Maurice Ravel
1875 Maurice Ravel
1875 Maurice Ravel, "Bolero"
1875 Maurice Ravel
1875 Maurice Ravel, "Bolero"
1875 Maurice Ravel
1875 Maurice Joseph Ravel, Cibourne France, composer (Bol‚ro)
1883 Carl Deis, composer
1886 Raymond Largay, Wisc, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl)
1887 Heino Eller, composer
1888 Alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45)
1891 Marcel Barger, [Meyer Streliskie], cabaret performer (I keep Susy)
1895 Juan Jose Castro, composer
1896 Erwin Bodky, composer
1898 Jan Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer
1900 [Albert] Carel Willink, Dutch painter (magic realism)
1900 Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter
1902 Heinz Ruehmann, German actor/director (Der Hauptmann von K”penick)
1904 Ivar Ballangrud, Norway, Olympic speed skater (4 gold, 2 silver)
1904 Reinhard Heydrich, German governor (Bohemen/Moravia (Lidice))
1904 Virginia Downing, actress (Gig, Butterfield 8)
1904 Willy Forst, Austria actor/director (Vienna Blood)
1905 Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki)
1906 Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer
1906 Hans Lachman, composer
1907 Juan Francisco Giacobbe, composer
1907 Mircea Eliade, religious historian (Le Yoga)
1908 Anna Magnani, Alexandria Egypt, actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle)
1908 Joop [Joseph] van Santen, Dutch 1st chamber member (CPN)
1908 Tomas de Manzarraga, composer
1909 Greta Schoon, writer
1909 Leo Malet, writer
1911 Stefan Kisielewski, composer
1914 Morton DaCosta, Phila, director (Island of Love, Music Man)
1915 Jacques Chaban-Delmas, French politician
1917 Davis Roberts, Mobile Ala, actor (Mr Johnson-Boone)
1917 Janet Collins, ballerina
1917 Robert Erickson, composer
1918 June Wayne, artist/lithographer/teacher
1919 Jocelyn Olaf Hambro, financier
1919 Mochtar Lubis, Indonesian writer (Twilight in Djakarta)
1920 Willie Watson, cricketer (England batsman & soccer international)
1924 Eduardo Paolozzi, British sculptor (Hydra)
1924 Kobo Abe, Tokyo Japan, playwright (Woman, the Dunes)
1930 Lord Snowdon
1930 Lord Snowdon
1930 Lord Snowdon
1930 Lord Snowdon
1930 Lord Snowdon
1930 James Broderick, Charleston NH, actor (Brenner-Brenner, Doug-Family)
1930 Lord Snowdon, [Anthony Armstrong-Jones], London, photographer
1931 Cornelis T "Cor" van de Molen, director Social Businesses of Press
1931 C W Stubblefield, music promoter
1931 Donald Barthelme, US, writer (Snow White)
1934 Willard Scott
1934 Willard Scott
1934 Willard Scott
1934 Willard Scott
1934 Willard Scott
1934 King Curtis, [Curtis Ousley], rocker
1934 Nari Contractor, cricketer (Indian batsman & captain)
1934 Willard Scott, weather forecaster (Today Show)
1936 Georges Perec, French writer (Seire Noire, Retour a la bien-aimee)
1937 Anne Kristen, actress (Truth or Dare, Rachel-Dr Finlay, Sunset Song)
1937 Don Bonker, (Rep-D-WA, 1975- )
1938 Homero Blancas, Houston TX, PGA golfer (1972 Phoenix Open)
1938 Janet Guthrie, race car driver (1st woman to race in Indie 500)
1939 Marion Marlowe, St Louis Mo, singer (Arthur Godfrey & Friends)
1940 Daniel J. Travanti
1940 Daniel J. Travanti
1940 Daniel J. Travanti
1940 Daniel J. Travanti
1940 Daniel J. Travanti
1940 Daniel J Travanti, Kenosha Wisc, actor (Frank Furillo-Hill St Blues)
1940 Harald Gerlach, writer
1940 Rudi [Rudolf] Dutschke, German student leader (Glasnost Berlin)
1940 Viktor Petrovich Savinykh, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-4, T-13, TM-5)
1942 Tammy Faye Bakker
1942 Tammy Faye Bakker
1942 Tammy Faye Bakker
1942 Tammy Faye Bakker
1942 Tammy Faye Bakker
1942 Al[bert] Tanara, WLAF defensive coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
1942 Michael Eisner, Mt Kisko NY, CEO (Walt Disney)
1942 Paul Preuss, US, sci-fi author (Medusa Encounter, Starfire)
1942 Tammy Faye Bakker, gospel singer/wife of Jim Baker (PTL)
1942 Tommy F Robinson, (Rep-D-AR, 1985- )
1942 U N Kulkarni, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in four Tests 1967-68)
1943 Carole Peel, Australian softball asst coach (Olympics-bronze-96)
1943 Chris White, rock bassist (Zombies-Never Even Thought)
1943 Leon Frank Sylvers, rocker
1944 Elton Gallegly, (Rep-R-California)
1944 Jrgen Theobaldy, writer
1944 Townes Van Zandt, musician
1945 Arthur Lee, rocker (Vindicator)
1945 John Heard, actor (Cat People, Cutter's Way, CHUD)
1946 Matthew Fisher, London, rock keyboardist (Procol Harum)
1946 Peter Wolf, rock singer (J Giels Band-Centerfold, Freeze Frame)
1947 Donna Loren, Boston Mass, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo)
1947 Lewis J Stadlen, Bkln NY, actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City)
1947 Richard Lawson, actor (Eddie-O'Neills)
1947 Robert O'Neill Crossman, politician
1950 Franco Harris, NFL fullback (Pitts Steelers)
1950 Mark Pinter, Decorah Iowa, actor (Behind the Screen, Another World)
1952 Ernie Isley, US vocalist/guitarist (It's Your Thing, Heat is On)
1952 Lynn Swann, NFL receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)/sportscaster
1952 Vivian Richards, West Indian master blaster
1953 Jules Shear, rock musician
1953 Kathleen Sullivan, Pasadena Ca, newscaster (E!)
1954 Matt Frenette, rock drummer (Loverboy)
1958 Rik Mayall, comedian (Drop Dead Fred, Bottom, Little Noises)
1959 Thomas Edward Lehman, Austin MN, PGA golfer (1994 Memorial Tournament)
1960 Ivan Lendl
1960 Ivan Lendl
1960 Ivan Lendl
1960 Ivan Lendl
1960 Ivan Lendl
1960 Ivan Lendl, Czechoslovakia, tennis pro (US Open 1985-87)
1960 Joe Carter, Oklahoma City OK, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
1961 Mary Beth Evans, Pasadena Calif, actress (Katherine-General Hospital)
1962 Taylor Dayne, [Leslie Wunderman], NY, vocalist (I'll Always Love You)
1963 Mike Eagles, Sussex, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
1963 Mohammad Ishaq, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup)
1964 Amy Baltus, Bloomington IND, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-13th-1992)
1964 Jeff Criswell, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs)
1965 Cameron Daddo, Melbourne Australia, actor (Brian Petersen-Models Inc)
1965 Jesper Bo Parnevik, Stockholm Sweden, PGA golfer (1995 Nestle-5th)
1965 Steve Beuerlein, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars, Car Panthers)
1965 [Willie] Flipper Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
1966 Jeff Feagles, NFL punter (Arizona Cardinals)
1966 Mel Rojas, Haina Dom Rep, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1966 Terry Carkner, Smiths Falls, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
1967 Zheng Haixia, WNBA center (LA Sparks)
1968 Jeff Kent, Bellflower CA, infielder (NY Mets)
1968 Ricky Proehl, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears)
1969 Anne Marie Lauck, Rochester NY, marathoner (Olympics-10th-96)
1969 Anthony Davis, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
1969 Brian Jamieson, Livingston NJ, rower (Olympics-silver-1996)
1969 Geoff Smith, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
1969 Matt Blundin, NFL quarterback (KC Chiefs, Detroit Lions)
1969 Sam Gash, NFL running back (New England Patriots)
1970 Jacquelyn Doucette, Miss Massachusetts USA (1996)
1970 James Calvin Spivey, Schiller Park Ill, miler
1970 Kathy Gedney, Indianapolis Ind, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-25th-1994)
1971 Alison Herst, Toronto Ontario, kayaker (Olympics-5-92, 96)
1972 Andrew Finch, rower (Olympics-1996)
1972 Marina Hatzakis, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1974 Joost Volmer, soccer player (FC Twente)
1975 Andrey Savenkov, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1975 William Hampton, CFL defensive back (Calgary Stampeders)
1977 Ludmila Richterova, Kosice Slovakia, tennis star (1995 Bournemouth)

Events


1138 Conrad II von Hohenstaufen re-elected German king
1530 King Henry VIII's divorce request is denied by the Pope Henry then declares that he, not the Pope, is supreme head of England's church
1560 Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, N Africa
1573 Turkey & Venice signs peace treaty
1621 John Pieterszoon Coen's troops land on Lontor, East Indies
1633 Prince Frederik Henry appoints himself viceroy of Limburg
1644 Massachusetts establishes 1st 2-chamber legislature in colonies
1696 English king Willem III departs Netherlands
1774 British close port of Boston to all commerce
1778 James Cook first sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay
1778 James Cook first sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay
1778 Capt James Cook 1st sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay
1801 Massachusetts enacts 1st state voter registration law
1808 Portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro
1824 Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto," premieres in Venice
1835 HMS Beagle returns from Concepci¢n to Valparaiso
1843 1st Catholic governor in US, Edward Kavanagh of Maine, takes office
1847 US General Scott occupies Vera Cruz Mexico
1848 In Hawaii, the Great Mahele (division of lands) is signed.
1848 In Hawaii, the Great Mahele (division of lands) is signed.
1848 In Hawaii, Great Mahele (division of lands) signed
1850 Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850
1851 Poll tax levied on Russo-Polish Jews entering Austrian Galicia ends
1852 Dutch telegraph traffic regulated by law
1854 Charles Miller patents 1st US sewing machine to stitch buttonholes
1857 Baseball decides 9 innings constitutes an official game, not 9 runs
1862 Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Day 2, Gens McCulloch & McIntosh killed
1865 -10] Battles round Kinston NC
1870 Cin Red Stockings, 1st pro BB team, begin 8-mo tour of Midwest & East
1872 -8ųF in Boston, MA
1876 Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone.
1876 Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone.
1876 Alexander Graham Bell patents telephone
1876 Battle at Gura: Ethiopian emperor Yohannes beats Egyptians
1896 Gilbert & Sullivan's last operette "Grand Duke," premieres in London
1900 Battle at Poplar Grove South Africa, Pres Kruger flees
1900 Stanley Cup: Montreal Shamrocks sweep Halifax Crescents in 2 games
1902 Boers beat British troop in Tweebosch Transvaal
1906 Finnish Senate accepts universal suffrage, except for poor
1908 Cincinnati Mayor Mark Breith stood before city council & announces that, "women are not physically fit to operate automobiles"
1911 US sent 20,000 troops to Mexican border
1911 Willis Farnsworth, Petaluma, CA, patents coin-operated locker
1912 Roald Amundsen announces the discovery of the South Pole
1912 Roald Amundsen announces the discovery of the South Pole
1912 Roald Amundsen announces discovery of the South Pole
1914 Prince Wilhelm von Wied becomes King of Albania
1917 1st jazz record "Dixie Jazz Band One Step," recorded by Nick LaRocca Original Dixieland Jazz Band, released by RCA Victor in Camden NJ
1918 H Carroll & J McCarthy's musical "Oh, Look!," premieres in NYC
1918 Pres Wilson authorizes US Army's Distinguished Service Medal
1921 Red Army under Trotsky attack sailors of Kronstadt
1922 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
1922 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
1925 American Negro Congress organizes
1926 First transatlantic telephone call (London-New York)
1926 First transatlantic telephone call (London-New York)
1926 1st transatlantic telephone call (London-NY)
1927 Earthquake measuring 8 on Richter scale strikes Tango, Japan
1930 Georgetown High of Chicago defeats Homer 1-0 in basketball
1932 Riots at Ford-factory Dearborn Michigan, kills 4
1933 The game "Monopoly" is invented.
1933 The game "Monopoly" is invented.
1933 Game of "Monopoly" invented
1935 Saar incorporated into Germany
1936 Hitler breaks Treaty of Versailles, sends troops to Rhineland
1936 Hitler breaks Treaty of Versailles, sends troops to Rhineland
1936 Hitler breaks Treaty of Versailles, sends troops to Rhineland
1937 Bucharin, Jagoda & Rykov pushed out of CPSU in USSR
1939 Glamour magazine begins publishing
1939 Guy Lombardo & Royal Canadians 1st record "Auld Lang Syne"
1940 Mont Canadiens lose record tying NHL 15th straight game at home
1940 Ray Steele beats B Nagurski in St Louis, to become wrestling champ
1941 3rd largest snowfall in NYC history (18.1")
1941 50,000 British soldiers lands in Greece
1941 British troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
1942 15 Mk-VB Spitfires reach Malta
1942 1st cadets graduated from flying school at Tuskegee
1943 Gen-major Patton arrives in Djebel Kouif Tunisia
1944 Japans begins offensive in Burma
1945 Cologne taken by allied armies
1945 US 9th Armoured Division attacks Remagen Germany, crosses Rhine
1945 Yugoslavia govt of Tito forms
1946 "Three to Make Ready" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 323 perfs
1946 Max Frisch' "Santa Cruz," premieres in Zrich
1950 Ice Pairs Championship at London won by K Kennedy & P Kennedy (USA)
1950 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in London won by Alena Vrzanova CZE
1950 Men Figure Skating Championship in London won by Richard Button (USA)
1951 Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title
1951 Lillian Hellman's "Autumn Garden," premieres in NYC
1953 Jackie McGlew scores 255* v NZ at Wellington
1954 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
1954 Russia wins title in their 1st international ice hockey competition
1955 7th Emmy Awards: Make Room for Daddy, Danny Thomas & Loretta Young
1955 Baseball Commish Ford Frick says he favors legalization of spitter
1955 Mary Martin as "Peter Pan" televised
1958 Chicago Cardinals announce they will play their 1958 opener in Buffalo
1959 "Bells Are Ringing" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 925 perfs
1959 1st aviator to fly a million miles (1.61 M km) in a jet (MC Garlow)
1959 West Indies all out 76 v Pakistan at Dacca, Fazal Mahmood 6-34
1960 Dutch Builders strike for CLA
1962 US Orbiting Solar Observatory is launched.
1962 US Orbiting Solar Observatory is launched.
1962 Beatles made their broadcasting debut on BBC radio
1962 Launch of OSO 1, 1st astronomy satellite (solar flare data)
1965 Alabama state troopers & 600 black protestors clash in Selma
1965 Bruce Taylor takes 5-86 in debut innings for NZ after ton
1965 Christian-democrats win parliament in Chile
1966 "Wait A Minim!" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 457 performances
1966 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 Clark Gesner's musical "You're a Good Man, premieres in NYC
1967 Teamster pres Jimmy Hoffa begins 8-year jail sentence for defrauding the union & jury tampering (commuted Dec 23, 1971)
1969 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1970 Ice Dance Championship at Ljubljana won by Pakhomova & Gorshkov (URS)
1970 Ice Pairs Championship at Ljubljana won by Rodnina & Ulanov (URS)
1970 Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Ljubljana won by Gabriele Seyfert (GDR)
1970 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Ljubljana won by Tim Wood (USA)
1970 WXOW TV channel 19 in La Crosse, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting
1971 Egypt refuses to renew the Suez cease fire
1973 Comet (Lubos) Kohoutek discovered at Hamburg Observatory
1973 Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman's Awami League wins election in Bangladesh
1974 "Monitor" (US Civil War Ship) restored at Cape Hatteras NC
1974 1st general striking in Ethiopia
1975 Senate revises filibuster rule, allows 60 senators to limit debate
1975 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1976 Morocco & Mauretania break diplomatic relations with Algeria
1977 Ali Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party wins elections
1977 Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin meets Pres Carter
1978 Belgian baron Charles Bracht kidnapped
1978 Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 5th penalty shot against Islanders
1978 Dutch 2nd Chamber votes against neutron bomb
1979 Baseball exhibition season opens with semipro & amateur umpires
1979 Warren Giles & Hack Wilson selected to baseball Hall of Fame
1981 Walter Cronkite's final CBS anchor appearance. Still unequaled.
1981 Walter Cronkite's final CBS anchor appearance. Still unequaled.
1981 "Bring Back Birdie" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 4 perfs
1981 1st homicide at Disneyland, 18 year old is stabbed to death
1982 Beth Daniel wins LPGA American Express Sun City Golf Classic
1982 Jarmilla Kratochvilova run world record 400 m indoor (49.59 sec)
1982 NCAA Tournament Selection televised live for 1st time
1983 TNN (The Nashville Network) begins on Cable TV
1985 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.1 (update) released
1986 South-Africa emergency crisis in Brabant & Limburg ends
1986 Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 136th assist
1987 Gavaskar becomes 1st cricket batsman to score 10,000 Test runs
1987 Mike Tyson beats Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1988 Howard Stern's 1st pay-per-view "Underpants & Negligee Party"
1988 Jim Abbott, 1-handed pitcher, wins 58th James E Sullivan Award
1989 Iran drops diplomatic relations with Britain over Rushdie's book
1989 Partial eclipse of the Sun (Hawaii, NW North America, Greenland)
1990 3 passengers killed & 162 injured as subway train derails (Phila)
1990 H Wayne Huizenga buys « Joe Robbie Stadium & 15% of Dolphins for $30M
1991 Iraq continues to explode oil fields in Kuwait
1992 Nicole Stevenson swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.78)
1993 23rd Easter Seal Telethon raises
1993 Diff'rent Stroke actor Todd Bridges arrested for stabbing a tenant
1994 8th American Comedy Award: Carrot Top wins
1994 Charles Taylor resigns as pres of Liberia
1994 David Platt appointed captain of English football team
1994 US Navy issues 1st permanent order assigning women on combat ship
1994 ANC chief Nelson Mandela rejects demand by white right-wingers for separate homeland in South Africa
1995 Dollar worth 1.5330 Dutch guilder (record)
1995 NY becomes 38th state to have the death penalty
1996 1st surface photos of Pluto (photographed by Hubble Space Telescope)
1996 British Steel in Workington wins Lithuanian multi-million œ order
1996 Magic Johnson is 2nd NBA player to reach 10,000 career assists
1997 11th Soul Train Music Awards
1997 Athens, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Rome & Stockholm are finalists for 2004 Olympics site
1997 5 sue Japanese PM Ryutaro Hashimoto, because his smoking has violated the country's constitution guaranteeing a wholesome life

That's All....

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