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Saturday, April 14, 2018.



Birthdays


1578 Philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)
1592 Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher
1629 Christian Huygens, discovered Saturn's rings, Titan
1629 Christian Huygens, discovered Saturn's rings, Titan
1629 Christian Huygens, Holland, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings)
1676 Ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer
1710 Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer
1718 Emanuele Barbella, composer
1721 William August duke of Cumberland, English army leader
1723 John Wainwright, composer
1738 Duck of Portland, (C) British PM (1783, 1807-09)
1762 Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist
1770 George Canning, London, British PM (1827)
1782 Carlo Coccia, composer
1797 Adolphe Thiers, 1st president of 3rd French Republic (1871-77)
1803 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter
1809 George W Vreede, Dutch lawyer/politician
1813 Junius S Morgan, US, merchant/philanthropist (Metro Museum of Art)
1819 Charles Halle, pianist/conductor/founder (Halle Orch)
1820 Harry Thompson Hays, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1831 Gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer/ambassador in Abyssinia
1832 James Hewett Ledlie, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1882
1842 Sven August Korling, composer
1843 Gustave Leon Huberti, composer
1852 Henrique Oswald, composer
1857 Edgar Stillman Kelley, Sparta Wisconsin, composer (Gulliver)
1862 Pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11)
1866 Anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller
1870 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman in 58 Tests 1890-1912)
1873 Viktor Joseph Keldorfer, composer
1874 Count Alexander, of Athlone, gov-gen (South-Africa/Canada)
1876 Murray Bisset, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1899 & 1910)
1877 Dani‰l Plooy, Dutch new testament scholar
1879 James Branch Cabell, American novelist/essayist (Restless Heads)
1881 Anton Wildgans, Austrian writer/director (Burg Theater)
1886 Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism)
1886 Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian
1889 Arnold Toynbee, historian
1889 Arnold Toynbee, historian
1889 Adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20]
1889 Arnold Toynbee, England, historian (Study of History)
1889 Efim D Bogoljubov, Russian chess player
1889 James Stephenson, actor (Letter, Espionage Agent, Nancy Drew)
1892 Giorgio Cesana, Italy, coxswain, (Olympic-gold-1906)
1892 Vere G Childe, British archaeologist/prehistorian
1895 Mary Marquet, St Petersburg Russia, actress (Matter of Resistance)
1895 Wiktor Labunski, composer
1897 Barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader
1898 Lee Tracy, Atlanta Ga, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye)
1900 Salvatore Baccaloni, Rome, actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby)
1901 Alfred West, champion cyclist/record hair splitter (17 splits)
1901 Martin Kessel, writer
1902 Menachem A Schneerson, rebee (head of Lubavitcher Jews)
1904 John Gielgud
1904 John Gielgud
1904 John Gielgud
1904 Sir John Gielgud, actor (Arthur, Ages of Man)
1904 John Gielgud
1904 Sir John Gielgud, actor (Arthur, Ages of Man)
1904 John Gielgud
1904 John Gielgud, London England, actor (Arthur, Ages of Man)
1904 Lionel Birkett, cricketer (WI vice-capt on Australian tour 1930-31)
1904 Reinout W van Bemmelen, Dutch geologist
1904 Sonia Gaskell, Russian/Neth choreographer
1905 Frits Philips, Dutch engineer/CEO (Philips)
1905 Holmesdale Charles "Slinger" Nitschke, cricket batsman (S Aus & Test)
1906 Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, King Saudi-Arabia (1964-75)
1906 Hunter Johnson, composer
1907 Fran‡ois "Doc" Duvalier, dictator of Haiti
1907 Otto F A H van Nispen, Dutch mayor (Pannerden)/MP (KVP)
1907 Phyllis Konstam, London England, actress (Murder, Skin Game)
1910 Werner Wolf Glaser, composer
1912 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher
1912 Piet van Egmond, Dutch organist/conductor (Neth Chamber Orch)
1912 Robert Doisneau, photographer
1913 Everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)
1913 Jean Fournet, French conductor
1913 John Howard, Cleve Ohio, actor (Dave-My Three Sons)
1916 Commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, cricketer (India 1947-48)
1916 Denis ApIvor, composer
1916 Emerson Buckley, composer
1917 Valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations)
1918 Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife)
1920 Eduardo Maturana, composer
1920 John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court Justice
1922 David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer
1922 Maria Luisa Bemberg, film maker
1923 William Darling, journalist
1924 Shorty Rogers, [Milton M Rajonsky], composer
1925 Rod Steiger
1925 Rod Steiger
1925 Rod Steiger
1925 Rod Steiger
1925 Rod Steiger
1925 Abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia)
1925 Bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Good Lovin')
1925 H G Kischenchand, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1947-52)
1925 Rod Steiger, West Hampton NY, actor (Illustrated Man, Pawnbroker)
1926 Jan Carl Christian Maegaard, composer
1927 Dany Robin, actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Jupiter, Julietta)
1927 Gloria Jean, Buffalo NY, actress (Never Give a Sucker an Even Break)
1928 Robert Mugabe, president (Zimbabwe, 1988- )
1929 William Edgar Thornton, Faison NC, MD/astronaut (STS-8, 51-B, sk:49)
1930 Bradford Dillman, SF Calif, actor (Piranha, Sudden Impact, Enforcer)
1930 George W Gekas, (Rep-R-PA, 1983- )
1930 Jay Robinson, NYC, actor (Born Again, Malibu Bikini Shop)
1933 Buddy Knox, Happy Tx, rock vocalist (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey)
1933 Morton Subotnick, LA Calif, composer (Wild Bull)
1934 Bruce Pairaudeau, cricketer (WI opening bat in 13 Tests, 115 on debut)
1935 Loretta Lynn
1935 Loretta Lynn
1935 Loretta Lynn
1935 Loretta Lynn
1935 Loretta Lynn
1935 Joan Darling, Boston, actress (Frieda-Owen Marshall)
1935 Loretta Lynn, Butcher's Hollow Ky, singer (Coal Miner's Daughter)
1936 Robert Herman Nichols, Louisville KY, PGA golfer (1986 Showdown)
1938 Gloria Dean Randle Scott, educator/pres (Beaumont College)
1939 Jennifer Fowler, composer
1940 George Takei, actor (Hikaru Sulu-Star Trek)
1940 Patricia Bruder, Bkln NY, actress (Ellen-As the World Turns)
1941 Julie Christie
1941 Pete Rose
1941 Julie Christie
1941 Pete Rose
1941 Julie Christie
1941 Pete Rose
1941 Julie Christie
1941 Pete Rose
1941 Julie Christie
1941 Pete Rose
1941 Anatoli Pavlocich Fyodorov, cosmonaut
1941 Julie Christie, Assam India, actress (Dr Zhivago)
1941 Pete Rose, Cincinnati Reds, Charlie hustle (most hits in majors)
1941 Ryan O'Neal, actor (Love Story, Paper Moon)
1942 Valentin Vitaliyevich Lebedev, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 35, T-5)
1943 Clarice Elaine Gaylord, director of research grants (EPA)
1943 Yvonne Vriens-Auerbach, Dutch MP (CDA)
1945 Derek Leckenby, rocker/actor (Mrs Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter)
1945 Ritchie Blackmore, Engld, guitarist (Rainbow-Stone Cold, Deep Purple)
1945 Steve Martin, Waco TX, writer/actor (Jerk, Housesitter)
1945 Uwe Beyer, German DR, shot-putter (Olympic-gold-1976)
1946 Patrick Fairley, guitarist (Marmalade-Oh La Di Oh La Do)
1946 Tom Monteleone, US writer (Dark Star & Illumination)
1947 Bob Massie, cricketer (Aust swing bowler, 16 wkts on debut v Eng 1972)
1948 Chester G Atkins, (Rep-D-MA)
1948 Larry Ferguson, Nassau, keyboardist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
1948 Ty Grimes, rocker (Capt Beefheart Band Drums
1949 John Shea, North Conway NH, actor (Honeymoon, New Life, Lois & Clark)
1949 Michael Shea, Glendale NY, actor (Lucas- New Dick Van Dyke Show)
1950 Anna M "Ansje" Beentjes, actress (Blindgangers)
1950 Randolph Powell, Iowa City Iowa, actor (Alan-Dallas, Logan's Run)
1951 Matima Kinuani Mpiosso, musician
1952 Kenny Aaronson, rocker
1953 Irina Rudolfovna Pronina, Russian cosmonaut
1954 Bruce Sterling, US, sci-fi author (Involution Ocean, Schismatrix)
1955 Simone Griffeth, Savannah Georgia, actress (Death Race 2000, Amanda's)
1958 Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre, Prince of Monaco
1958 Michael Patrick Hulbert, Elmira NY, PGA golfer (1989 BC Open)
1960 Brian Forster, rocker (Partridge Family Drums)
1960 Pat Symcox, cricketer (South African off-spinner 1993- )
1961 Robert Carlyle
1961 Robert Carlyle
1961 Robert Carlyle
1961 Robert Carlyle
1961 Robert Carlyle
1961 John Clarke, actor (Mickey-Days of Our Life)
1962 James Carpenter, Canton Conn, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
1963 Cynthia Cooper, WNBA guard (Houston Comets/Olympic-gold-1988)
1963 Meg Mallon, Natick MA, LPGA golfer (1991 US Women's Open)
1964 Allen James, Sacramento Calif, 50K walker (Olympics-24th-92, 96)
1964 Greg Battle, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1964 Jim Grabb, Tucson AZ, tennis star
1965 Craig McDermott, cricket pace bowler (tireless Austr since 1984)
1965 Stan Humphries, NFL quarterback (SD Chargers)
1966 David Justice, baseball player (Atlanta Braves)/husband of Halle Barry
1966 Greg Maddux, San Angelo TX, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1966 Greg Myers, Riverside CA, catcher (Minn Twins)
1966 Ricky Andrews, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
1967 Barret Martin, rocker (Screaming Trees)
1967 Jeff Finley, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets)
1967 Marla Wynne, Easton Penn, Miss Penn-America (1991) (top 10)
1967 Steve Chiasson, Barrie, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
1968 Andrew Trim, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1968 Anthony Michael Hall, Boston Mass, comedian (SNL, Breakfast Club)
1968 Jesse Levis, Philadephia PA, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1969 Brad Ausmus, New Haven CT, catcher (Detroit Tigers)
1969 Brad Pennington, Salem IN, pitcher (California Angels)
1969 David Archibald, Chilliwack, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)
1969 Mark Macon, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons)
1969 Tim Roberts, NFL defensive end (NE Patriots)
1970 Brian Stablein, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
1970 Jan Siemerink, Neth, tennis star
1970 Steve Avery, Trenton MI, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1971 Antonio London, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions)
1971 Gregory Zaun, Glendale CA, catcher (Baltimore Orioles)
1972 Jason Mallett, CFL safety (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1972 Zev Lumelski, WLAF guard (Amsterdam Admirals)
1974 Mike Allen Lambert, Honolulu HI, volleyball opposite hitter (Oly-96)
1975 Petra Begerow, Germany, tennis star (1996 quarter Hilton Head)
1976 Baedon Choppy, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1976 Jason Wiemer, Kimberley, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1977 Sarah Michelle Gellar
1977 Sarah Michelle Gellar
1977 Sarah Michelle Gellar
1977 Sarah Michelle Gellar
1977 Sarah Michelle Gellar
1977 Sarah Michelle Gellar, actress (Kendall-All My Children, Buffy)

Events


Pan American Day
Pan American Day
193 Lucius Septimus Severus crowned emperor of Rome
754 Pact of Quierzy: between Pope Stephen II, [III] & Pippin the Korte
972 Notger becomes bishop of Liege
979 Challenge to throne of King Aethelred II of England
1028 German emperor Conrad II the Sailor crowns his son Henry III, king
1191 85-year old Giacinto Bobo becomes Pope Coelestinus III
1471 Battle of Barnet-King Edward IV vs Earl of Warwick
1536 English king Henry VIII expropriate minor monasteries
1544 Battle at Carignano: French troops under Earl d'Enghien beat Swiss
1570 Polish Calvinists/Lutherians/Hernhutters unify against Jesuits
1574 Battle of Mookerhei-D'Avila beats Louis of Nassau
1611 Word "telescope" is first used by Prince Federico Cesi
1611 Word "telescope" is first used by Prince Federico Cesi
1611 Word "telescope" is 1st used (Prince Federico Cesi)
1614 Pocahontas, daughter of chief Powhatan, marries planter John Rolfe
1629 England & France sign Peace of Susa
1671 Cosaks capture Russian boer leader Stenka Razin
1756 Gov Glen of SC protests against 900 Acadia indians
1775 1st abolitionist society in US organizes in Phila
1777 NY adopts new constitution as an independent state
1792 France declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars
1799 Napoleon called for establishing Jerusalem for Jews
1809 Napoleon defeated Austria in the Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria
1814 Napoleon abdicated & was banished to Elba
1817 First American school for deaf (Hartford, Conn)
1817 First American school for deaf (Hartford, Conn)
1818 US Medical Corp forms
1828 First edition of Noah Webster's dictionary is published.
1828 First edition of Noah Webster's dictionary is published.
1828 18-gun sloop "Acorn" sinks off Halifax with 115 men aboard
1828 1st edition of Noah Webster's dictionary published
1836 Congress forms Territory of Wisconsin
1841 Edgar Allen Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue," published
1847 Persia & Osmaanse sign 2nd Treaty of Erzurum
1853 Harriet Tubman began her Underground Railroad, helping slaves escape
1859 Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" published
1860 First Pony Express rider arrives in SF from St. Joseph, Missouri.
1860 First Pony Express rider arrives in SF from St. Joseph, Missouri.
1860 1st Pony Express rider arrives in SF from St Joseph, Mo
1861 Formal Union surrender of Ft Sumter
1861 Robert E Lee resigns from Union army
1862 Battle of Ft Pillow TN
1863 William Bullock patents continuous-roll printing press
1865 Abraham Lincoln assassinated in Ford's Theater.
1865 Abraham Lincoln assassinated in Ford's Theater.
1865 Mobile, Alabama is captured
1865 Pres Abraham Lincoln shot in Ford's Theater by John Wilkes Booth
1868 SC voters approved constitution, 70,758 to 27,228
1871 Canada sets denominations of currency as dollars, cents, & mills
1872 Dominion Lands Act passed-Canada's Homestead Act
1872 San Francisco organizes Bar Association
1883 Leo Delibes' opera "Lakm‚," premieres in Paris
1887 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Reigate Squires" (BG)
1890 Pan American Day-1st conference of American states (Wash DC)
1894 First public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures).
1894 First public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures).
1894 1st public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures)
1894 Thomas Edison presents "peep show" device
1895 1st performance of Gustav Mahler's (incomplete) 2nd Symphony
1896 John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres (NYC)
1900 President Loubet opens International Fairs in Paris
1900 Veteran's Hospital at Ft Miley forms
1902 JC Penney opens his 1st store, in Kemmerer, Wyo
1902 Marie & Pierre Curie isolated the radioactive element radium
1903 Dr Harry Plotz discovers vaccine against typhoid (NYC)
1904 George Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premiered in London
1906 Pres Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in US press
1909 Anglo-Persian Oil Company forms in London
1910 President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day
1912 Pan American Union forms
1913 Belgium begins general strike for voting rights
1914 Stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern
1915 A's Herb Pennock is within 1 out of pitching 1st Opening Day no-hitter
1915 Dutch merchant navy ship Katwijk sunk by Germany torpedo
1917 Chic White Sox Ed Cicotte no-hits St Louis Browns, 11-0
1918 Douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane)
1920 Tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama & Mississippi
1921 NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators sweep Toronto St Patricks in 2 games
1921 Prince Henry opens Rotterdam-Amsterdam-Bremen-Hamburg air route
1922 Republic rebels occupies 4 govt courts in Dublin
1923 Etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters
1925 1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)
1928 Maddus Airlines starts 1st regular passenger flights between SF & LA
1928 Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Montreal Maroons, 3 games to 2
1930 Philip Barry's "Hotel Universe," premieres in NYC
1931 Spain becomes republic with overthrow of King Alfonso XIII
1931 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 3 games to 2
1932 Bizet, Massine & Mir˘'s "Jeux d'Enfants," premieres in Monte Carlo
1935 Sandstorm ravages US midwest (Dust Bowl)
1939 John Steinbeck novel "The Grapes of Wrath" published
1940 Allied troops land in Norway
1940 RCA demonstrated its new electron microscope in Philadelphia
1941 1st massive German raid in Paris, 3,600 Jews rounded up
1941 King Peter leaves Yugoslavia
1942 Destroyer Roper sinks German U-85 of US east coast
1943 Gen Alexander/Eisenhower/Anderson/Bradley discuss assault on Tunis
1943 James Gow & A d'Usseau's "Tomorrow the World," premieres in NYC
1944 1st Jews transported from Athens arrive at Auschwitz
1944 Freighter "Fort Stikene" explodes in Bombay India, killing 1,376
1944 Gen Eisenhower becomes head commander of allied air fleet
1944 Greek Colonel Venizelos forms govt
1945 American planes bombed Tokyo & damaged the Imperial Palace
1945 Arnhem/Zwolle freed from nazis
1945 US 7th Army & allies forces captured Nuremberg & Stuttgart in Germany
1945 US forces conquered Motobu peninsula on Okinawa
1945 US marines attack Yae Take on Okinawa
1946 "Day Before Spring" closes at National Theater NYC after 167 perfs
1946 Manager Mel Ott of Giants hits 511th & final HR
1948 A flash of light is observed in crater Plato on Moon
1948 NYC subway fares jump from 5› to 10›
1948 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
1948 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1949 International Military Tribunal at Neurenberg's last judgment
1950 1st edition of British strip "Eagle"
1950 Doorne's Auto factory opens in Netherlands
1953 Viet-Minh offensive in Laos
1953 WHYN (now WGGB) TV channel 40 in Springfield-Holyoke, MA (ABC) begins
1954 Soviet diplomat Vladimir Petrov asks for politics asylum in Canberra
1955 Elston Howard becomes the 1st black to wear the Yankee uniform
1955 Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 3
1955 WBRZ TV channel 2 in Baton Rouge, LA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1956 Ampex Co. demonstrates first commercial videotape recorder.
1956 Ampex Co. demonstrates first commercial videotape recorder.
1956 "Plain & Fancy" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 476 perfs
1956 Ampex Corp demonstrates 1st commercial videotape recorder
1957 Leah Neuberger wins her 8th women's singles ping pong championship
1957 Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open
1958 Sputnik 2 (with dog Laika) burns up in atmosphere
1959 (Robert) Taft Memorial Bell Tower dedicated in Wash DC
1959 KDIN TV channel 11 in Des Moines, IA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 "Bye Bye Birdie" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 607 performances
1960 1st underwater launching of Polaris missile
1960 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Maple Leafs in 4 games
1961 1st live television broadcast from Soviet Union
1961 Cuban-American invasion army departs Nicaragua
1961 US element 103 (Lawrencium) discovered
1962 Demonstration for sovereign status of New-Guinea in Amsterdam
1962 Georges Pompidou becomes president of France
1963 George Harrison is impressed by unsigned group "Rolling Stones"
1964 Sandy Koufax throws his 9th complete game without allowing a walk
1965 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 Gen Gnassingbe Eyadema becomes president of Togo
1967 In the Vietnam War, US planes bombed Haiphong for 1st time
1967 Red Sox rookie Billy Rohome comes within 1 strike of a no hitter at
1967 Yankee Stadium, Elston Howard singles on a 3-2 pitch
1968 1st NBA game at Madison Sq Garden, Knicks beat SD Clippers
1968 32nd Golf Masters Championship: Bob Goalby wins, shooting a 277
1968 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA O'Sullivan Golf Open
1968 Roberto de Vicenzo loses Masters for signing an incorrect score card
1969 1st major league baseball game outside US played (Montreal Canada)
1969 41st Academy Awards - "Oliver," C Robertson & K Hepburn/Striesand win
1969 KEET TV channel 13 in Eureka, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1969 Student Afro-American Society seized at Columbia College
1969 Tornado strikes Dacca East Pakistan killing 540
1970 "Boy Friend" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 119 performances
1971 Fort Point dedicated as first National Park in SF Bay Area.
1971 Fort Point dedicated as first National Park in SF Bay Area.
1971 Fort Point, SF dedicated as a national historic site
1971 President Nixon ends blockade against People's Republic of China
1971 Stephen Sondheim's musical "Follies," premieres in NYC
1971 Supreme Court upheld busing as means of achieving racial desegregation
1972 "That's Entertainment" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 4 performances
1973 Acting FBI director L Patrick Gray resigns after admitting he destroyed evidence in the Watergate scandal
1974 38th Golf Masters Championship: Gary Player wins, shooting a 278
1977 Supreme Court says people may refuse to display state motto on license
1978 David Hare's "Plenty," premieres in London
1978 Korean Air Lines Boeing 707, fired on by Soviets, crashes in Russia
1978 WRR-AM in Dallas Texas changes call letters to KAAM
1979 Susan Horvath, of Penn, crowned America's Young Woman of the Year
1980 1st Cubans of the Mariel boatlift sail to Florida
1980 52nd Academy Awards - "Kramer vs Kramer," D Hoffman & Sally Field win
1980 Pulitzer prize awarded to Norman Mailer (Executioner's Song)
1981 First Space Shuttle - Columbia 1 returns to Earth.
1981 First Space Shuttle - Columbia 1 returns to Earth.
1981 1st Space Shuttle-Columbia 1-returns to Earth
1983 Isles tie own rec with 2 shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs Ranger
1983 Pres Reagan signs $165 billion Social Security rescue
1983 Rangers 1-Isles 4-Patrick Div Finals-Isles hold 1-0 lead
1984 Farewell concert of "Doe Maar" in Den Bosch Neth
1985 "Take Me Along!" opens/closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
1985 49th Golf Masters Championship: Bernhard Langer wins, shooting a 282
1985 Ahmed Salah wins 1st World Cup marathon (2:08:09)
1985 Alan Garcia wins elections in Peru
1985 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
1985 Bob Carpenter is unsuccessful on Wash Caps 1st playoff penalty shot
1985 Caps 4-Isles 6-Patrick Div Semifinals-Series tied at 2-2
1985 Jack C Burcham is 5th to receive "Jarvik 7" permanent artificial heart
1986 21st Academy of Country Music Awards: G Strait, Alabama, R McEntire
1986 Desmond Tutu elected Anglican archbishop of Capetown
1986 Double-decker ferry sinks in stormy weather in Bangladesh killing 200
1986 US aircraft attacks 5 terrorist locations in Libya
1987 Turkey asks to join European market
1988 "Mail" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 36 performances
1988 Devils 6-5 over Islanders-Devils take 1st round 4-2
1988 USSR, US, Pakistan & Afghanistan sign Afghanistan treaty
1989 1,100,000,000th Chinese born
1989 In the Iran-Contra trial, Oliver North's case goes to the jury
1991 "Mule Bone" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 67 perfs
1991 "Oh, Kay!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
1991 55th Golf Masters Championship: Ian Woosnam wins, shooting a 277
1991 Chic Blackhawks becomes 1st NHL regular season champion in 20 years to lose in 1st round of the playoffs (To Minn North Stars)
1992 "Guys & Dolls" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 1143 performances
1992 "Les Miserables," opens at Palace Theatre, Manchester
1992 Court throws out Apple's lawsuit against Microsoft
1992 UAW ends 5 month strike against Caterpillar Inc
1992 UN imposes embargo against Libya takes effect
1994 Billy Joel & Christie Brinkley announces plans to divorce
1994 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis operated on for a bleeding ulcer
1994 NJ Devils end best regular season, 47-25-12 record for 106 points
1994 US F-15 accidentally shoots 2 US helicopters down over Iraq, 26 die
1994 Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender after completion of his Seven Seals manuscript
1995 India beats Sri Lanka to win the Asia Cricket Cup final in Sharjah
1995 Rosie Jones wins LPGA Pinewild Women's Golf Championship
1996 "Apple Doesn't Fall" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 1 performance
1996 60th Golf Masters Championship: Nick Faldo wins, shooting a 276
1996 Detroit Red Wings win NHL record 62 games
2002 66th Golf Masters Championship:

That's All....

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