Sunday, April 15, 2018.



Birthdays


1452 L. da Vinci --1519
1452 L. da Vinci --1519
1452 L. da Vinci --1519
1452 Leonardo da Vinci, visionary
1452 L. da Vinci --1519
1452 Leonardo da Vinci, visionary
1452 Leonardo da Vinci, Italy, painter/sculptor/scientist/visionary
1452 L. da Vinci --1519
1469 Nanak, 1st guru of Sikhs
1548 P.A.Cataldi --1626
1548 P.A.Cataldi --1626
1548 P.A.Cataldi --1626
1548 P.A.Cataldi --1626
1548 P.A.Cataldi --1626
1588 Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist
1637 Valentin Molitor, composer
1651 Domenico Gabrielli, composer
1682 John van Huysum, Dutch painter (flowers/fruit)
1684 Catherine I, empress of Russia (1725-27)
1684 Catherine I, empress of Russia (1725-27)
1684 Catherine I, empress of Russia (1725-27)
1688 Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer
1689 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer
1707 Leonhard Euler, mathematician
1707 Leonhard Euler, mathematician
1707 Leonhard Euler, Bassle Sweden, mathematician (Euler's Constant)
1741 Charles Willson Peale, US, port painter/inventor (George Washington)
1757 George Knowil Jackson, composer
1766 Friedrich Bouterwek, German philosopher/critic
1793 Friedrich Struve, Germany, founded dynasty of astronomers
1800 James Clark Ross, explorer (British Antarctic)
1809 H.G. Grassmann --1877
1809 H.G. Grassmann --1877
1809 H.G. Grassmann --1877
1809 H.G. Grassmann --1877
1809 Hermann Gnther Grassmann, mathematician
1809 H.G. Grassmann --1877
1812 Pierre-Etienne-Theodore Rousseau, painter
1814 John Lothrop Motley, US, historian/author (Rise of Dutch Rep)
1820 Evander McNair, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902
1821 Emerson Brown Joseph, (Confederacy), died in 1894
1822 Napolean Jackson Tecumseh Dana, Major General (Union volunteers)
1827 Julius Tausch, composer
1829 Mary Harris Thompson, 1st American woman surgeon
1837 Horace Porter, Bvt Brig General (Union Army), died in 1921
1843 Carl Eilhardt, composer
1843 Henry James, US/British writer/critic (Turn of the Screw, Bostonians)
1845 Dave Gregory, cricketer (Australia's 1st Test captain)
1850 John Munroe Longyear, US, capitalist/bank president
1856 Jean Mor‚as, [Yannis Papadiamantopoulos], Greek/French poet
1858 Anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher
1858 Emile Durkheim, French sociologist (Division du travail social)
1874 Johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919)
1875 Klaziena "Ina" Boudier-Bakker, Dutch playwright/novelist (Poverty)
1878 Robert Walser, writer
1882 Giovanni Amendola, Italian antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo)
1888 Florence Bates, San Antonio Tx, actress (Kismet, I Remember Mama)
1889 Thomas Hart Benton, American painter and muralist
1889 Thomas Hart Benton, American painter and muralist
1889 Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union)
1889 Thomas Hart Benton, Missouri, painter/muralist (Lonesome Road)
1891 Alvin Carter, Virginia, vocalist (Carter Family)
1891 Vaino Raitio, composer
1891 Wallace Reid, St Louis MO, actor/dir/screenwriter (Every Inch a Man)
1894 Bessie Smith
1894 Bessie Smith
1894 Bessie Smith
1894 Bessie Smith
1894 Bessie Smith
1894 Elizabeth Mae "Bessie" Smith, Empress of Blues (over 200 songs)
1895 Corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Gente in Aspromonte)
1895 Harry F V Edward, British Guiana, 100m/200m runner (Oly-bronze-1920)
1897 Marian Jordan, actress (Molly-Fibber McGee & Molly)
1898 Nini de Bo‰l, Flemish operette singer (White Horse)
1901 Joe Davis, English snooker/billiards-world champ (1927-46)
1903 Erich Arendt, writer [or Apr 16]
1903 John Williams, England, actor (Niles-Family Affair, Dial M for Murder)
1906 A J "Sandy" Bell, S Afr cricket fast bowler (16 Tests 1929-35)
1906 Susan Walker, vice CEO (WRVS)
1907 Gerald Abrahams, Liverpool, author (Teach Yourself Chess)
1907 Nicholas Tinbergen, Neth/British biologist/zoologist (Nobel 1973)
1908 Eden Ahbez, songwriter
1908 Louise Chaplin, actress
1910 Lord Grey of Naunton, chancellor (Ulster University)
1911 Jacob Fresco, Dutch architect (Antilles Brewery/Autonomy Monument)
1912 Kim II Sung, pres of North Korea (1945-94)
1912 Peter Menzies, CEO (British Electricity Council)
1914 John Gregory, dancer
1915 Ernest Borneman, sexual researcher psychotherapist writer/musicologist
1917 Hans Conried
1917 Hans Conried
1917 Hans Conried
1917 Hans Conried
1917 Hans Conried
1917 Hans Conried, Balt Md, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy)
1917 Pietro Grossi, composer
1918 John Baragrey, Haleyville AL, actor (Creeper, Colossus of NY)
1919 Clive Beadon, airman
1919 Elizabeth Catelett, sculptor/lithographer
1919 Meriol Trevor, novelist/biographer (Civil Prisoners)
1920 Richard von Weizs„cker, baron/president (Germany, 1984-94)
1921 Georgi Timofeyevich Beregovoi, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 3)
1921 Norman Ewart Thurston, musician
1922 Harold Washington, 1st black mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87)
1922 Michael Ansara, Lowell Mass, actor (Cochise-Broken Arrow, Centennial)
1923 Douglas Wass, CEO (Equity & Law Life Assurance Company)
1924 John Grigg, British historian
1924 Neville Marriner, Lincoln England, conductor (Minn Orch 1978)
1927 Abha Gandhi, servant to Gandhi
1928 Norma Merrick Sklarek, 1st black woman architect in NY & Calif
1928 Richard Evans, British diplomat
1929 Adrian Cadbury, candy manufacturer (Cadbury, Schweppes)
1929 Jocelyn Barrow, deputy chair person (British Broadcast Standards)
1930 Elijah Barayi, head of South Africa union centre (COSATU)
1930 Vigdis Finnbogad¢ttir, president of Iceland (1980- )
1931 Florian Zabach, Chicago Ill, violinist (Hot Canary, Club Embassy)
1931 Kenneth Bloomfield, BBC governor (Ireland)
1931 Tomas G Transtr”mer, Swedish psychologist/poet (M”rkerseende)
1932 David Bolton, director (British Royal United Service for Defense)
1932 Nikolai Stepanovich Porvatkin, Russian cosmonaut
1933 Elizabeth Montgomery
1933 Roy Clark
1933 Elizabeth Montgomery
1933 Roy Clark
1933 Elizabeth Montgomery
1933 Roy Clark
1933 Elizabeth Montgomery
1933 Roy Clark
1933 Elizabeth Montgomery
1933 Roy Clark
1933 Boris Strugatski, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of Troika)
1933 Elizabeth Montgomery, LA Calif, actress (Samantha/Serena-Bewitched)
1933 Roy Clark, Meherrin Va, country singer (Hee Haw)
1935 Gene Cherico, bassist
1936 Hector Quintanar, composer
1936 Jack Noreiga, cricketer (9-95 WI v India 1971)
1936 Maurice Shock, rector (Lincoln College in Oxford)
1937 Earl Russell, historian
1938 Carles Marsden, professor (neurology)
1939 Claudia Cardinale
1939 Claudia Cardinale
1939 Claudia Cardinale
1939 Claudia Cardinale
1939 Claudia Cardinale
1939 Claudia Cardinale, Tunis, actress (Blindfold, 8«, Pink Panther)
1939 Marti Wilder, father of rocker Kim Wilde
1940 Edy Hubacher, Switzerland, 4-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1972)
1940 Jeffrey Archer, England, (Tory-Commons)/author (Matter of Honor)
1940 Phll Lesh, rocker
1940 Robert Walker Jr, NYC, actor (Ceremony, Ms Don Juan, Ensign Pulver)
1941 Howard L Berman, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
1942 Kim Il Jong, son of North Korean pres Kim Il Sung (1972-94)
1942 Walter Raphael Hazzard, Wilmington Del, basketball (Olympic-gold-1964)
1943 Riem de Wolff, Indonesian/Dutch singer/guitarist (Blue Diamonds)
1944 Dave Edmunds, Wales, singer/guitarist (Rockpile-Baby I Love You)
1944 Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader
1944 Gerard Schoenaker, Dutch singer (Les Baroques)
1945 Jos F B van Rey, Dutch MP (VVD)
1946 Wayne Gilchrest, (Rep-R-Maryland)
1947 Bojoura, [Raina GB van Melzen], Dutch singer/wife of Hans Cleuver
1947 DeDe Lind, LA Calif, playmate (Aug, 1967)
1947 Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, TV producer (Designing Women, Murphy Brown)
1947 Michael DeBello, singer (Maniac)
1947 Mike Chapman, Australian songwriter/producer (Chinn & Chapman)
1947 Wooly Wolstenholme, keyboardist/vocalist (Barclay James Harvest)
1950 Amy Wright, Chicago Il, actress (Inside Moves, Accidental Tourist)
1951 Hansel, Cuba, spanish personality
1951 Heloise II, columnist (Heloise's Helpful Hints)
1951 John L Phillips, Ft Belvoir Va, PhD/astronaut
1951 Marsha S Ivins, Baltimore Maryland, astronaut (STS 32, 46, 62, 81)
1952 Sam McMurray, actor (Tracey Ullman)
1954 Emmanuel, M‚xico City M‚xico, spanish singer
1955 Barbara Barrow, LPGA golfer
1955 Enith Salle Brigitha, Neth, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympic-bronze-1976)
1956 Gregory J Harbaugh, Cleveland Ohio, astronaut (STS 39, 54, 71, 82)
1956 Michael Cooper, NBA star (LA Lakers)
1957 Evelyn Ashford, Shreveport LA, 100m runner (Oly-4 gold-1976, 84)
1958 John Bracewell, NZ cricketer (premiere spinner of 80's)
1958 Matt Reid, rock keyboardist (Berlin-Takes Your Breathe Away)
1959 Emma Thompson
1959 Emma Thompson
1959 Emma Thompson
1959 Emma Thompson
1959 Emma Thompson
1959 Emma Thompson, England, actress (Henry V, Howards End, Oscar-1992)
1959 Kevin Lowe, Lachute, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
1960 Marvin Clyde Goodwin, New Orleans La, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1960 Philip, Belgian prince/husband of princess Paola
1961 Lynne Austin, Plant City Fla, playmate (Jul, 1986)
1961 Tiina Lillak, Finland, javelin thrower (Olympic-silver-1984)
1963 Manoj Prabhakar, cricketer (Indian opening batsman & opening bowler)
1963 Teresa Wentzel DeWitt, Ft Bragg NC, double trap (Olympics-1996)
1964 Lydie Denier, St Nazaire France, actress (General Hospital)
1964 Nadeem Abbasi, cricketer (three Tests for Pakistan v India 1989)
1965 Anthony Miller, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys)
1965 Kevin Stevens, Brockton, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
1965 Mark Dennis, NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
1965 Michele Redman, Zanesville OH, LPGA golfer (1995 Star Bank-3rd)
1965 Soichi Noguchi, Yokohama Japan, astronaut
1966 Andrei Olhovskiy, Moscow Russia, tennis pro
1966 Graeme Clark, bassist (Wet Wet Wet-Angel Eyes, Love is All Around)
1966 Samantha Karen Fox, East End London England, singer (Touch Me)
1967 Dara Torres, Beverly Hills CA, US Olympic swimmer (Olympic-gold-84)
1967 Lance Zeno, NFL/WLAF corner (Rams, Scottish Claymores)
1967 Mark Mortimer, actor (Nick Hudson-Another World)
1967 Suzy Green, Detroit MI, LPGA golfer (1995 Fieldcrest Cannon-26th)
1968 Billy Brewer, Fort Worth Texas, pitcher (NY Yankees)
1968 Stacey Williams, Phila Penn, model (SI Swimsuit 1996)
1969 Chris Smith, Indianapolis IN, Nike golfer (1993 BC Open-8th)
1969 Jeromy Burnitz, Westminster CA, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)
1969 Michael Jones, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders, St Louis Rams)
1969 Phillippi Sparks, NFL cornerback (NY Giants)
1970 Darrin Smith, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys, Phila Eagles)
1971 Craig Whelihan, NFL quarterback (SD Chargers)
1971 Derek Brown, NFL running back (NO Saints)
1971 Guivi Sissaouri, Tbilisi Georgia, Canada freestyle wrestler (Oly-s-96)
1971 Jason Sehorn, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Giants)
1971 Rich McKenzie, NFL linebacker (Cleve Browns)
1971 Tim Tindale, NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)
1972 Melvin Johnson, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1972 Peter Billingsley, NYC, actor (Real People)
1972 Ricky Otero, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, outfielder (Phila Phillies)
1972 Ronald Cherry, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions)
1972 Vickie Johnson, WNBA guard/forward (NY Liberty)
1973 Jeremy Burkett, NFL/WLAF tight end (NY Giants, Barcelona Dragons)
1974 Marena Bencomo, Miss Universe-2nd place (Venezuela, 1997)
1974 Mike Quinn, quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1974 Sergei Krivokrasov, Angarsk Rus, NHL right wing (Blackhawks, Oly-S-98)
1977 Lisa Bell, Rockford Ill, figure skater (1997 Midwestern Sr champ)
1982 Mark Mizzark, [Marlis Pugh], Akron Ohio, rapper (Another Bad Creation)

Events


69 Battle at Bedriacum, North-Italy
1045 British Army liberates Belsen concentration camp
1205 Battle at Adrianople: Bulgaria beats Emp Boudouin of Constantinople
1250 Pope Innoncent III refuses Jews of Cordova Spain to build a synagogue
1450 French defeat English at Battle of Formigny in 100 Years' War
1493 -20/4 Barcelona] Columbus meets with King Ferdinand & Isabella
1581 Cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal
1594 Fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague)
1595 Willem I's daughter of Elisabeth of Nassau marries duke Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne of Broth
1598 Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots
1598 Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots
1621 Hugo the Great arrives in France
1632 Swedish & Saxon army beat Earl Tilly
1654 England & Netherlands signs peace treaty
1689 French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain
1697 Charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden
1715 Uprising of Yamasse-indians in South Carolina
1716 Russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar
1729 Johann S Bachs "Matth„us Passion" premieres in Leipzig
1738 Bottle opener invented
1776 Duchess of Kingston found guilty of bigamy
1784 1st balloon flight in Ireland
1788 England, Netherlands & Prussia sign peace treaty
1790 First US patent law passed
1790 First US patent law passed
1793 Bank of England hands out 1st œ5-note
1800 James Ross discovers North Magnetic pole
1817 1st American school for the deaf opens (Hartford Conn)
1850 City of San Francisco incorporated.
1850 City of San Francisco incorporated.
1850 City of San Francisco incorporated
1851 Earl G Andr ssy sentenced to death in Hungary
1853 Protestant church questions king Willem III RC bishops
1858 Battle of Azimghur, Mexicans defeat Spanish loyalists
1861 Federal army (75,000 volunteers) mobilized by Pres Lincoln
1864 General Steeles' Union troops occupies Camden, Arkansas
1865 Otto von Bismarck elevated to earl
1865 Pres Lincoln shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater
1870 Last day US silver coins allow to circulate in Canada
1874 NY legislature passes compulsory education law
1877 1st telephone installed: Boston-Somerville, Mass
1878 Harley Procter introduces Ivory Soap
1892 General Electric Company, forms & is incorporated in NY
1895 Josephine Blatt (US) makes hip-and-harness lift of 3564 lb (record)
1896 1st Olympic games close at Athens, Greece
1900 An early 50 mile race is won by an electric car in over 2 hrs
1900 International Exposition opens in Paris
1901 1st British motorized burial
1902 Pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Church in US"
1909 Mien Wenneker, Dutch prince Henry's lover, weds Uncle Cornelis Abbo
1909 NY Giant Red Ames 2nd no-hitter, loses in 13 on a 7 hitter to Dodgers
1910 Taft is 1st pres to throw out a 1st ball at a baseball game
1911 Jack Lawrence Theater (Playhouse) opens at 137 W 48th St NYC
1911 Walter Johnson pitches a record tying 4 strike outs in an inning
1912 Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 AM.
1912 Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 AM.
1912 Titanic sinks at 2:27 AM off Newfoundland as band plays on
1915 Manuel de Falla's ballet "El Amor Brujo," premieres in Madrid
1915 NY Giant Rube Marquard no-hits Bkln, 2-0
1918 Clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents
1920 New Canadian small cent coin is released
1921 Black Friday- Labour Party strike of mine workers fails
1922 Banting, MacLeod & Best discover insulin
1922 Poodle Dog Restaurant closes
1923 Insulin becomes generally available for diabetics.
1923 First talking picture is screened before a paying audience.
1923 Insulin becomes generally available for diabetics.
1923 First talking picture is screened before a paying audience.
1923 1st sound on film public performance shown at Rialto Theater (NYC)
1923 Insulin becomes generally available for diabetics
1924 Flemish-Walloon riots in Louvain Belgium, 1 dead
1924 WHO-AM in Des Moines Iowa begins radio transmissions
1925 NHL's NY Americans (formerly Hamilton Tigers) 1st game, lose 3-1
1927 Babe Ruth hits 1st of 60 HRs of season (off A's Howard Ehmke)
1927 Switzerland & USSR agree to diplomatic relations
1928 Alioto's on Fisherman's Wharf (SF) forms
1931 1st walk across American backwards begins
1937 Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers, 3 games to 2
1939 Albert Lebrun elected president of France
1940 British troops land at Narvik, Norway
1941 1st helicopter flight of 1 hr duration, Stratford, Ct
1942 George VI awards George Cross to people of Malta
1943 Metropolitan Life Insurances issues a $225 million check to Chase
1945 British & Canadian troops liberate Nazi camp of Bergen-Belsen
1945 FDR buried on grounds of Hyde Park home
1945 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Communium interpretes dolorum
1945 US troops occupy concentration camp Colditz
1947 Jackie Robinson goes hitless in his major league debut
1947 Operations begin at Radio Netherlands World radio
1948 1st Jewish-Arab military battle, arabs defeated
1948 Indian territory of Himachal Pradesh created
1948 KCPX (now KTVX) TV channel 4 in Salt Lake City, UT (ABC) 1st broadcast
1949 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri
1951 Michael Gorsira is 1st person in charge of Cura‡ao
1952 1st B-52 prototype test flight
1952 Franklin National Bank issues 1st bank credit card
1952 Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep Montreal Canadiens in 4 games
1952 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1953 Malans National Party wins South African elections
1953 WHP TV channel 21 in Harrisburg, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 KARK TV channel 4 in Little Rock, AR (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 Orioles 1st game in Baltimore beat White Sox 3-1
1954 WHO TV channel 13 in Des Moines, IA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 Yankees dedicate a plaque to Edward Barrow
1955 Ray Kroc starts the McDonald's fast food restaurants.
1955 Ray Kroc starts the McDonald's fast food restaurants.
1955 Ray Kroc starts McDonald's chain of fast food restaurants (Illinois)
1955 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1956 Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
1957 Congress gives Post Office $41M; restoring Saturday mail delivery
1957 KTVI TV channel 2 in Saint Louis, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
1957 Saturday mail delivery restored after Congress givs PO $41 million
1958 10th Emmy Awards: Gunsmoke, Robert Young & Jane Wyatt
1958 1st baseball game in Calif, SF Giants beat LA Dodgers, 8-0
1959 Fidel Castro begins US goodwill tour
1959 US Sect of States John Foster Dulles resigns
1960 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), organizes at Shaw U
1961 "Music Man" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 1375 performances
1962 US national debt above $300,000,000,000
1963 "Sophie" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 8 performances
1964 Chesapeake Bay Bridge opens (world's longest)
1964 Ian Smith becomes premier of Rhodesia
1965 James Baldwin's "Amen Corner," premieres in NYC
1965 NFL changes penalty flag from white to bright gold
1966 KHET TV channel 11 in Honolulu, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"
1967 "Wait A Minim!" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 457 perfs
1968 Houston Astros beat NY Mets, 1-0, in 24 innings
1969 North Korea shoots at US airplane above Japanese sea
1970 "Cry for Us All" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 8 performances
1970 Libyan leader Gadaffi launches "Green Revolution"
1970 WMGZ TV channel 16 in Mayaguez, PR ([M]) begins broadcasting
1970 WPSJ TV channel 14 in Ponce, PR ([P]) begins broadcasting
1971 "70, Girls, 70" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 35 performances
1971 43rd Academy Awards - "Patton," George C Scott & Glenda Jackson win
1972 Barbra Striesand, James Taylor, Carole King & Quincy Jones perform at a benefit for George McGovern for President
1973 2nd Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright
1973 Walt Disney Story opens
1974 3rd Boston Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman of Calif in 2:47:11
1974 78th Boston Marathon won by Neil Cusack of Ireland in 2:13:39
1974 Military coup in Niger, president Diori Hamani deposed
1975 1st appearance of San Diego Chicken
1975 Gabon amends constitution
1975 Penguins 3-Isles 1-Quarterfinals-Penguins hold 2-0 lead
1976 Yankee stadium reopens, Yanks beat Twins after trailing 4-0
1977 1st baseball game at Montreal's Olympic Stadium
1978 43 die as 2 express trains collide head-on south of Bologna, Italy
1978 Great Britain performs nuclear test
1979 43rd Golf Masters Championship: Fuzzy Zoeller wins, shooting a 280
1981 Janet Cooke says her Pulitzer award 8-year-old heroin addict story is a lie, Wash Post relinquishes Pulitzer Prize on fabricated story
1982 Apollo Computer announces DN400, DN420, & landscape display
1983 Tokyo Disneyland opens
1983 Tokyo Disneyland opens
1983 Rangers 0-Isles 5-Patrick Div Finals-Isles hold 2-0 lead
1983 Tokyo Disneyland opens
1984 "Human Comedy" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 13 performances
1984 48th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Crenshaw wins, shooting a 277
1984 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA J&B Scotch Pro-Am Golf Tournament
1984 Extremist Sikhs plunder 40 stations in Punjab India
1984 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1985 14th Boston Women's Marathon won by Lisa Larsen Weidenbach in 2:34:06
1985 89th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:14:05
1985 Challenger moves to launch pad for 51-B missing
1985 S Africa will repeal sex & marriage laws against whites & non-whites
1986 US air raids Libya, responding to La Belle disco, Berlin bombing
1986 Viv Richards century off 56 balls v England in Antigua Test Cricket
1987 "Barbara Cook: A Concert..." opens at Ambassador NYC for 13 perfs
1987 Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy," premieres in NYC
1988 Meteorite explode above Indonesia
1988 Wendy Wasserstein's "Heidi Chronicles," premieres in NYC
1989 95 crushed to death at Sheffield Soccer Stadium in England
1989 South African/British Olympic runner Zola Budd marries
1989 Students in Beijing pro-democracy protests
1989 Sue Marchiano wins 3rd World Cup female marathon (2:30:48)
1989 Then largest lottery in North America ($69M) drawn in Illinois
1990 "In Living Color" premieres on FOX-TV
1990 Greenidge & Haynes make 298 opening stand (v Eng), their best
1991 "Secret Garden" opens at St James Theater NYC for 706 performances
1991 20th Boston Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil of Poland in 2:24:18
1991 95th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:11:06
1991 East-Europe Bank forms in London
1991 Europe foreign ministers lift most remaining sanctions against S Afr
1991 Former child actor Adam Rich charged with burglary
1991 Magic Johnson sets NBA record for career assistswith 9,898
1991 Maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $280 per week
1991 Sacramento Kings set NBA record, losing 35th consecutive game on road
1991 Ton Sijbrands improves world record blind checker games (15 wins)
1992 Billionaire Leona Helmsly is sent to jail for tax evasion
1992 Jay Leno's final appearance as permanent guest host of Tonight
1992 Lincoln Hospital in Bronx loses its accreditation
1992 NY Islander, Al Arbour, coaches most NHL games (1,438)
1992 William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy & DeForest Kelley inducted into National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame
1994 Indians loses 1st game at Jacobs Field, KC wins 2-1
1994 Robert F Kennedy Jr (21 days after his divorce) weds Mary Richardson
1994 WMMS-FM's Jeff & Flash, & entire station staff, are fired
1996 "Apple Doesn't Fall" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 1 performance
1996 100th Boston Marathon won by Moses Tanui of Kenya in 2:09:15.9
1996 25th Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:27:12.6
1997 America On Line, begins service in Japan
1997 Baseball honors Jackie Robinson by retiring #42 for all teams
1997 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Charlotte NC on WXRC 95.7 FM

That's All....

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