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Friday, March 9, 2018.



Birthdays


1454 Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America)
1564 David Fabricius, Essens Germany, astronomer (discoved variable star)
1568 Aloysius "Luigi" van Gonzaga, Italian prince/jesuit/saint
1697 Friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Allerkostbarste Schatz)
1735 August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer
1737 Josef Myslivecek, composer
1753 Jean-Baptiste Kl‚ber, French general/architect (Mainz, Fleurus)
1758 Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology)
1777 Alexander Orlowski, Polish painter/cartoonist/graphic artist
1791 George Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether
1810 Jean-Georges Kastner, composer
1812 Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, composer
1814 Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine, national poet/painter/prof of Kiev [NS]
1818 F. Joachimsthal --1861
1818 F. Joachimsthal --1861
1818 F. Joachimsthal --1861
1818 F. Joachimsthal --1861
1818 F. Joachimsthal --1861
1824 Leland Stanford, Governor, Senator, founded Stanford Univ.
1824 Leland Stanford, Governor, Senator, founded Stanford Univ.
1824 Leland Stanford, (Gov/Sen)/found Stanford U
1826 Jean Joseph Bott, German violinist/composer
1839 Felix Huston Robertson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1928
1839 Modest P Mussorgsky, Russian composer (Boris Godunov) [OS]
1848 Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer
1850 Alexandre Luigini, composer
1859 Richard Engl„nder, [Peter Altenberg], Austria, author (Lebensabend)
1865 Margaret Murray Washington, wife of Booker T/head (NACW 1896..1918)
1874 Johann Richard Ohlsson, composer
1875 Martin Fallas Shaw, composer
1877 Emil Abderhalden, Swiss physiologist/bio-chemist
1881 Enver Pasja, Turkish general/politician
1881 Ernest Bevin, British minister of Labour/Foreign affairs
1883 Umberto Saba, writer
1885 Ringgold "Ring" Lardner, baseball player
1887 Phil Mead, cricketer (strong batsman for England pre- & post-WWI)
1890 Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov, Soviet foreign minister (UN)
1892 David Garnett, England, novelist/editor (Lady into Fox)
1892 Frank Puglia, Sicily Italy, actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book)
1892 Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Adel und Untergang)
1892 Vita Sackville-West, England, novelist/poet (The Land)
1893 Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian muralist/decorator
1893 Hans Munch, composer
1900 Aimone duke of Spoleta/Aosta, Italian king of Croatia (1941-43)
1902 Edward Durell Stone, US, architect (US Embassy, New Delhi)
1902 Will Greer, Frankfort Ind, actor (Grandpa Walton-The Waltons)
1905 F‚lix L V L J Labisse, French painter (libidoscaphes)
1905 Grigori Kozintsev, Kiev Ukraine, director (Hamlet, King Lear)
1905 Peter C Quennell, English biographer/critic (Byron in Italy)
1905 Rex Warner, English poet/writer (Wild Goose Chase)
1907 Henry Leland Clarke, composer
1908 Luiz Cosme, composer
1910 Ed[uard] Hoornik, Dutch writer/poet (Survivor)
1910 Samuel Barber, West Chester Pa, composer (Pulitz, School for Scandal)
1911 Ramon Campbell Batista, composer
1912 Alan David Melville, polymath
1913 Ger[ar]da Brautigam, journalist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (PvdA)
1914 Fred Clark, Lincoln Calif, actor (Burns & Allen, Auntie Mame, Hazard)
1915 Pete Gray, one-armed outfielder (St Louis Browns)
1917 Dante B Fascell, (Rep-D-FL, 1955- )
1918 Mickey Spillane
1918 Mickey Spillane
1918 Mickey Spillane
1918 Mickey Spillane
1918 Mickey Spillane
1918 Marguerite Chapman, Chatham NY, actress (Spy Smasher, Flight to Mars)
1918 Mickey Spillane, [Frank], Brooklyn NY, mystery writer (I the Jury)
1920 Carl Betz, Pitts, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show)
1922 Herbert P Douglas Jr, Pitts, long jumper (Olympic-bronze-1948)
1923 Andr‚ Courr‚ges, France, fashion designer (introed the miniskirt)
1923 James Buckley, (Sen-R-NY)
1924 Konstantin Iliev, composer
1926 Irene Papas
1926 Irene Papas
1926 Irene Papas
1926 Irene Papas
1926 Irene Papas
1926 Celso Garrido Lecca, composer
1926 Gerrit A Kooy, Dutch sociologist (Apartheid & work in South Africa)
1926 Irene Papas, Corinth Greece, actress (Moses The Lawgiver)
1927 Hans Ludwig Schilling, composer
1927 Jack Jensen, baseball player (AL MVP 1958)
1927 John Beckwith, composer
1929 Hugh Desmond Hoyte, president (Guyana, 1985-92)
1929 Marie Cardinal, writer
1930 Harrie J B Aarts, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
1930 Thomas Schippers, Kalamazoo Mich, conductor (Amahl & Night Visitors)
1931 Taina Elg, Helsinki Finland, actress (Hercules in NY, Les Girls)
1932 Keely Smith
1932 Keely Smith
1932 Keely Smith
1932 Keely Smith
1932 Keely Smith
1932 Heere Heeresma, Dutch writer (Han de Wit goes in development aid)
1933 Lloyd Price, Kenner La, singer (Just Because)
1933 William Francis McBeth, composer
1934 Joyce Van Patten, Queens NY, actress (Good Guys, Don Rickles Show)
1934 Yuri Gagarin, Russia, cosmonaut, 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1)
1935 Keely Smith, Norfolk Va, singer (Mrs Louie Prima)
1935 Sister Bernard Ncube, South African nun
1936 Mickey Gilley
1936 Mickey Gilley
1936 Mickey Gilley
1936 Mickey Gilley
1936 Mickey Gilley
1936 [Aino] Elina Salo, Sipoo Finland, actress (Hamlet Goes Business)
1936 Marty Ingels, Bkln NY, comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster)
1936 Mickey Gilley, Ferriday La, country singer (Urban Cowboy)
1937 Grahame Chevalier, cricketer (one Test for S Afr 1970, 0 & 0*, 5-100)
1938 Charles Siebert, Kenosha Wisc, actor (One Day at A Time, Trapper John)
1940 Raul Julia
1940 Raul Julia
1940 Raul Julia
1940 Raul Julia
1940 Raul Julia
1940 Raul Julia, PR, actor (Addams Family, Kiss of the Spider Woman)
1941 Ger van Each, sculptor
1941 Jim Colbert, Elizabeth NJ, PGA golfer (1969 Monsanto Open)
1941 Trish Van Devere, [Patricia Dressel], Tenafly NJ, actress (Changeling)
1942 Bert Campaneris, shortstop (Oakland A's)
1942 John Cale, Welsh/US bassist/altviolist/singer (Velvet Underground)
1942 Mark Lindsay, Eugene Or, rock vocalist/sax (Paul Revers & Raiders)
1943 Bobby Fischer
1943 Bobby Fischer
1943 Bobby Fischer
1943 Bobby Fischer
1943 Bobby Fischer
1943 Bobby Fischer, US, world chess champion (1972-75)
1944 Geoff Arnold, cricketer (England medium-pacer in 34 Tests 1967-75)
1944 Lee Irvine, cricketer (South African batsman, only Tests in 1970)
1944 Trevor Burton, rocker (Move)
1945 Laura Lee, [Rundless], singer (Dirty Man, Women's Love Rights)
1945 Ray Royer, rocker (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
1945 Robin Trower, London, guitarist (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
1946 Gherman Semyonovich Arzamazov, Russian cosmonaut (backup TM-6)
1948 Jamie Lyn Bauer, Phoenix Az, actr (Young & Restless, Centerfold Girls)
1948 Jeffrey Osborne, Providence RI, rock vocalist (On the Wings of Love)
1948 Jimmy Fadden, Long Beach Calif, singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
1949 Kalevi Aho, composer
1950 Danny Sullivan, Indy-car racer (over 10 wins)
1952 Iuliana Semenova, USSR, basketball (Olympic-gold-1976)
1952 William Kirby Cullen, Santa Ana Calif, actor (How the West Was Won)
1953 Henri‰tte J Toll, actress (Soldier of Orange)
1954 Charmain Elaine Sylvers, rocker
1954 Keven Wade, Chappaqua NY, screen writer (Working Girls)
1955 Fernando Bujones, Miami Fla, ballet dancer
1955 Ornella Muti, Rome Italy, actress (Flash Gordon, Most Beautiful Wife)
1955 Teo Fabi, formula-1 Indy-car racer (rookie of year-1983)
1957 Faith Daniels, news anchor (CBS-TV)
1957 Jeff Senior, Melbourne VIC, Australasia golfer
1957 Jon Engen, Oslo Norway, US biathelete (Olympics-1994)
1958 Martin Fry, rock vocalist (ABC-All of My Heart)
1959 Perry (Teddy) Bamonte
1959 Perry (Teddy) Bamonte
1959 Perry (Teddy) Bamonte
1959 Perry (Teddy) Bamonte
1959 Perry (Teddy) Bamonte
1959 Barbie, doll (Mattel)
1959 Kato [Brian] Kaelin, actor (Beach Fever)/OJ roommate/witness
1959 Lonny Price, NYC, actor (Muppets Take Manhattan)
1960 Linda Fiorentino, Phila, actress (Jade, Last Seduction, Moderns)
1960 Mike Leach, Minneapolis Minn, tennis star
1962 Brian Green, Columbus Indiana, actor (Sam Fowler-Another World)
1963 Kent Ferguson, Cedar Rapids Iowa, diver (Olympics-92, 96)
1963 Terry Mulholland, Uniontown PA, pitcher (Phila Phillies)
1964 Phil Housley, St Paul MN, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team USA Oly-98)
1965 Benito Santiago, Ponce Puerto Rico, catcher (Phila Phillies)
1965 Brian Bosworth, NFL quarterback (Seattle)
1966 Juliette Binoche, Paris France, actress (Unbearable Lightness)
1966 Louis Oliver, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
1967 Curt Schreiner, Albany NY, biathelete (Olympics-1994)
1967 Eric Flaim, Pembroke Mass, short track skater (Olympics-1994)
1967 Michael Kiselak, CFL corner (Toronto Argonauts)
1969 Bryce Burnett, NFL/WLAF tight end (Broncos, Barcelona Dragons)
1969 George Nimako, CFL safety (Toronto Argonauts)
1969 Mahmoud Abdul Rauf, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings, Denver Nuggets)
1970 Melissa Rathburn-Nealy, US soldier (Iraqi POW)
1971 Emmanuel Lewis
1971 Emmanuel Lewis
1971 Emmanuel Lewis
1971 Emmanuel Lewis
1971 Emmanuel Lewis
1971 Bev Oden, Millington Tenn, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)
1971 Emmanuel Lewis, Bkln NY, actor (Webster)
1971 Jiro Nihei, hockey goaltender (Team Japan 1998)
1971 Lou Benfatti, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets)
1971 Sean Holcomb, NFL linebacker (NE Patriots)
1972 Marcia M Griffith, Washington DC, Miss America-Maryland (1996)
1972 Sara Nicole Williams, Miss USA-Washington (1997)
1973 David Prinosil, Olmutz Czech, tennis star (1995 ATP Newport)
1973 Josh LaRocca, WLAF QB (Rhein Fire)
1973 Troy Bailey, WLAF DE (Scotland Claymores)
1974 Mark Harrity, cricketer (promising South Aust left-arm fast bowler)
1975 Adonal Foyle, NBA center (SF Warriors)
1975 Roy Makaay, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse)
1977 Radek Dvorak, Tabor Cze, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)

Events


1452 Pope Nicolaas I crowns Frederik III RC-German emperor
1496 Jews are expelled from Carintha Austria
1497 Nicolaus Copernicus first recorded astronomical observation.
1497 Nicolaus Copernicus first recorded astronomical observation.
1497 Nicolaus Copernicus 1st recorded astronomical observation,
1500 Pedro Cabral departs with 13 ships to India
1522 -16] Marten Luther preaches his Invocavit
1551 Emperor Karel appoints son Philip as heir to the throne
1562 Kissing in public banned in Naples (punishable by death)
1617 Sweden & Russia sign Peace of Stolbowa
1640 Pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris
1642 English Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis Neth
1697 Czar Peter the Great begins tour of West-Europe
1701 France, Cologne & Bavaria sign alliance
1721 English Chancellor Exchequer John Aislabie confined in London Tower
1741 English fleet under admiral Ogle begins assault on Cartagena
1745 Bells for 1st American carillon shipped from England to Boston
1796 Napoleon Bonaparte marries Josephine de Beauharnais
1796 Napoleon Bonaparte marries Josephine de Beauharnais
1796 Napoleon Bonaparte marries Josephine de Beauharnais
1798 Dr George Balfour becomes 1st naval surgeon in the US navy
1820 -11) Philippines chases out foreigners; about 125 die
1820 James Monroe's daughter Maria marries in the White House
1822 Charles Graham of NY granted patent for artificial teeth
1822 Charles Graham of NY granted patent for artificial teeth
1822 Charles Graham of NY patents artificial teeth
1839 Prussian govt limits work week for children to 51 hours
1841 US Supreme Court rules Negroes are free (Amistad Incident)
1842 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco," premieres in Milan
1844 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Hernani," premieres in Venice
1849 Carl Nikolais opera "Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor," premieres
1858 Albert Potts of Philadelphia patents the street mailbox
1860 1st Japanese ambassador arrives in SF en route to Washington
1861 Confederate currency authorized-$50, $100, $500, $1,000
1862 The ironclads "Monitor" (Union) & "Merrimack" (Rebel) battle in Hampton Roads. It was a standoff.
1862 The ironclads "Monitor" (Union) & "Merrimack" (Rebel) battle in Hampton Roads. It was a standoff.
1862 "Monitor" (Union) & "Merrimack" (Rebel) battle in Hampton Roads
1864 Ulysses S Grant is appointed commander of Union Army
1868 The opera "Hamlet" premieres in Paris
1873 Royal Canadian Mounted Police founded
1882 False teeth patented
1889 Battle at Gallabat (Metema): Mahdi's beat Abyssinian emperor John IV
1889 Kansas passes 1st general antitrust law in US
1893 Congo cannibals killed 1000s of Arabs
1895 Stanley Cup: Montreal Victorias awarded cup, as Queens University (Kingston Ont) loses to Montreal AAA, 5-1
1897 Premiere of (parts of) Gustav Mahler's 3rd Symphony (Berlin)
1897 Cleveland Spiders sign Louis Sockalexis, full-blooded Penobscot
1897 Indian, fans start calling the team Indians (in 1915 becomes official)
1902 Composer Gustav Mahler marries Alma Schindler in Vienna
1904 Brandon's Lester Patrick becomes 1st hockey defenseman to score a goal
1907 1st involuntary sterilization law enacted, Indiana
1907 Lady Gregory's "Rising of the Moon," premieres in Dublin
1914 Henry Colijn appointed as director of Bataafsche Petroleum Co
1914 US Sen Albert Fall (Teapot Dome) demands "Cubanisation of Mexico"
1916 General Fransisco "Poncho" Villa invades US (17 killed)
1916 Germany declares war against Portugal
1916 Pancho Villa leads Mexican band raid on Columbus NM, killing 12
1918 Russian Bolshevik Party becomes the Communist Party
1918 Ukrainian mobs massacre Jews of Seredino Buda
1918 Wageningen Agricultural College Neth opens
1922 Eugene O'Neill's "Hairy Ape," premieres in NYC
1922 KJR-AM in Seattle Washington begins radio transmissions
1923 Amsterdam taxi strike ended
1923 Elmer Rice's "Adding Machine," premieres in NYC
1923 NHL Championship: Mont Canadiens outscore Ottawa Senators, 3-2, in 2
1924 South Slavia aproves Italy's annexation of Fiume (Rijeka)
1926 Bertha Landes elected 1st woman mayor of Seattle
1929 Marcel Pagnol's "Marius," premieres in Paris
1932 Eamon De Valera becomes president of Ireland
1932 Former Chinese emperor Henry Pu-Yi installed as head of Manchuria
1933 Bulgarian communists Dimitrov, Popov & Vassili arrested in Berlin
1933 Congress is called into special session by FDR, & began its "100 days"
1936 Babe Ruth turns down Reds to make a comeback as a player
1942 Construction of the Alaska Highway began
1943 Delft opposition group-Pahud de Mortanges overthrown
1943 Greek Jews of Salonika are transported to Nazi extermination camps
1945 334 US B-29 Superfortresses attack Tokyo with 120,000 fire bomb
1945 Japanese proclaim "independence" of Indo-China
1946 Dutch troops land at Batavia/Semarang
1946 Ted Williams is offered $500,000 to play in Mexican League, he refuses
1947 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
1947 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
1948 Provisionary Indonesian government installed in Batavia
1949 Brigadier Gen Edwin K Wright, USA, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1949 England beat South Africa by scoring 174 runs in 94 minutes
1950 Willie Sutton robs Manufacturers Bank of $64,000 in NYC
1952 Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title
1953 Josef Stalin buried in Moscow
1954 Edward R. Murrow criticizes Senator McCarthy (See it Now)
1954 Edward R. Murrow criticizes Senator McCarthy (See it Now)
1954 1st local color TV coml WNBT-TV (WNBC-TV) NYC (Castro Decorators)
1954 Edward R Murrow criticizes Sen Joseph McCarthy (See it Now)
1954 WMUR TV channel 9 in Manchester, NH (ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus arrested & exiled to Seychelles
1956 Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England
1957 8.1 earthquake shakes Andreanof Islands, Alaska
1958 George Yardley (Pistons) is 1st NBAer to score 2,000 points in season
1959 "Juno" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 16 performances
1959 1st known radar contact is made with Venus
1959 Barbie, the popular girls' doll, debuted, over 800 million sold
1961 Sputnik 9 carries Chernushka (dog) into orbit
1961 Sputnik 9 carries Chernushka (dog) into orbit
1961 1st animal returned from space, dog named Blackie aboard Sputnik 9
1961 Mine cave-in in Japan, kills 72
1961 Sputnik 9 carries Chernushka (dog) into orbit
1961 Supremes release "I Want A Guy" & "Never Again"
1962 Egyptian Pres Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians
1962 US advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight
1963 Beatles began 1st British tour, supporting Tommy Roe & Chris Montez
1964 1st Ford Mustang produced
1964 Creighton's Paul Silas grabs Midwest record 27 rebounds against Okla
1964 Supreme Court issues NY Times vs Sullivan decision, public officials must prove malice to claim libel & recover damages
1966 Andrew Brimmer becomes 1st black governor of Federal Reserve Board
1967 Svetlana Allilueva, Stalin's daughter, defected to the West
1968 10th Grammy Awards: Up Up & Away, Sgt Pepper's wins 4
1971 J M Noreiga takes 9-95 WI v India at Port-of-Spain
1972 Players on White Sox vote 31-0 in favor of a strike, if necessary
1974 Last Japanese soldier, a guerrilla operating in Philippines, surrenders, 29 years after World War II ended
1975 "Lieutenant" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 9 performances
1976 1st female cadets accepted to West Point Military Academy
1976 Islander Glenn Resch's 10th shut-out opponent-Blues 4-0
1977 Hanafi Moslems invade 3 buildings in Wash DC, siege ended Mar 11th
1977 Adm Stansfield Turner, USN (Ret), becomes 12th director of CIA replacing acting director Knoche
1978 Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa Canada won by Linichuk & Karponosov
1978 Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Rodnina & Zaitsev (URS)
1978 Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Anett Potzsch (GDR)
1978 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Charles Tickner (USA)
1979 First extraterrestrial volcano found, (Jupiter's satellite Io).
1979 First extraterrestrial volcano found, (Jupiter's satellite Io).
1979 Bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters
1979 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1980 Flemish/Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured
1980 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Sunstar '80 Golf Tournament
1981 Dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News
1983 Caryl Churchill's "Fen," premieres in London
1983 Zimbabwe opposition leader Joshua Nkomo flees to Botswana
1984 Emile Gumbs' Anguilla National Alliance wins elections
1984 John Lennon releases "Borrowed Time"
1984 Phila 76'ers block 20 Seattle shots tying NBA regulation game record
1984 Tim Witherspoon beats Greg Page in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1985 Edward Andrews dies.
1985 Edward Andrews dies.
1985 Edward Andrews dies.
1985 Edward Andrews dies.
1985 Edward Andrews dies.
1985 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Katarina Witt (GDR)
1985 Laura Johnson (Falcon Crest) & Harry Hamlin (LA Law) wed
1986 16th Easter Seal Telethon raises $30,100,000
1986 Juli Inkster wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1986 NASA announces searchers found remains of Challenger astronauts
1986 Soviet probe Vega 2 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,030 km
1987 Chrysler Corp offered to buy American Motors Corp for $1 billion
1988 President Reagan presides at unveiling of Knute Rockne stamp
1989 Eastern Airlines files for bankruptcy
1989 Roger Kingdom runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.36 sec)
1989 Senate rejects Bush's nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary
1989 Soviet Union officially submits to jurisdiction of the World Court
1989 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1990 Dr Antonia Novello sworn-in as 1st hispanic/female US surgeon general
1991 "Les Miserables," opens at Lyric Theatre, Brisbane
1991 5th American Comedy Award: Dennis Wolfberg
1991 Joe Dumaars (Detroit) begins NBA free throw streak of 62 games
1991 US 70th manned space mission STS 39 (Discovery 12) launches into orbit
1993 19th People's Choice Awards
1993 7th Soul Train Music Awards
1993 Pittsburgh Penguins begin NHL record 17 game winning streak
1993 Rodney King in court says he thinks he heard cops yell racial slurs
1994 IRA launch 1st of 3 mortar attacks on London's Heathrow Airport
1995 Baseball awards a franchise to Tampa Bay Devil Rays
1995 Mexican peso worth 7.55 pesos to a dollar (record)
1995 President Konstantine Karamanlis (88) of Greece, resigns
1996 Javed Miandad's last international in Pak's WC QF loss to India
1996 Jayasuriya hammers 82 off 44 balls (13x4 3x6) v England in WC QF
1996 STS 75 (Columbia 19), lands
1997 Senior Golf Slam
1997 Steve Elkington wins Doral-Ryder Golf Open

That's All....

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