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Monday, April 16, 2018.



Birthdays


1628 Cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand
1635 Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter
1648 John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)
1652 Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)
1660 Hans Sloane, British naturalist; founded British Museum
1660 Hans Sloane, British naturalist; founded British Museum
1660 Hans Sloane, England, physician/naturalist/founder (British Museum)
1673 Francesco Feroci, composer
1682 John Hadley, mathematician/inventor (1st reflecting telescope)
1696 Giovanni Battista Tupolo, Italian painter
1697 Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer
1703 Caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke
1728 Joseph Zwart, Scottish chemist/physicist
1800 Jozef Stefani, composer
1800 William Chambers, author/publisher (Basis of Communication & Coding)
1808 Caleb Blood Smith, Secy Int (Union), died in 1864
1816 Edward "Old Allegheny" Johnson, Major General (Confederate Army)
1820 V.A. Puiseux --1883
1820 V.A. Puiseux --1883
1820 V.A. Puiseux --1883
1820 V.A. Puiseux --1883
1820 Georg Curtius, German classical linguist
1820 V.A. Puiseux --1883
1821 Ford Maddox Brown, painter
1823 Mother Joseph, [Esther Pariseau], religious leader (US capitol)
1823 Orlando Bolivar Wilcox, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1907
1832 John A Neuhuys, painter
1838 Karel Bendl, composer
1844 Anatole France, writer, (Thačs), Nobel Prize in 1921
1844 Anatole France, writer, (Thačs), Nobel Prize in 1921
1844 Anatole France, writer (Thačs, Wickerwork Woman, Nobel 1921)
1850 Herbert Baxter Adams, US, historian (American Historical Assn)
1851 Ernst Josephson, Sweden, artist
1861 Isaac Murphy, US jockey (won 628 races)
1867 Wilbur Wright, of aeroplane fame
1867 Wilbur Wright, of aeroplane fame
1867 Josā de Diego, Puerto Rico, patriot/PR Secretary of Justice
1867 Wilbur Wright, of aeronautical fame (Wright Brothers)
1868 Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer
1868 Spottiswoode Aitken, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Eagle, Home Sweet Home)
1871 John Millington Synge, Ireland, dramatist/poet (Riders to the Sea)
1871 Martin Lunssens, composer
1878 R E "Tip" Foster, cricketer (287 on debut England v Aust SCG 1903)
1881 Edward Frederick Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax/ambassador to US (1940-46)
1882 Seth Bingham, composer
1885 Leo Weiner, Hungary, composer (Fasching)
1886 Ernst ThĄlmann, German communist presidential candidate
1886 Jekabs Graubins, composer
1886 Konstantin Mostras, composer
1889 Charlie Chaplin, little tramp
1889 Charlie Chaplin, little tramp
1889 Charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman
1893 Federico Mompou, composer
1893 Joseph Yasser, composer
1897 Arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer
1897 Jaap Vranken, Dutch organist/composer (Stabat Mater)
1897 John B Glubb, British commandant/writer (A soldier with the Arabs)
1898 Marian Jordan, Peoria Ill, radio comedienne (Fibber McGee & Molly)
1900 Polly Adler, Russia, bordello proprieter/author (House is not a Home)
1901 Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen)
1901 Leo Poos, nazi police officer (caught Dutch underground agents)
1904 Clifford Case, (Sen-R-NJ)
1904 Fifi D'Orsay, Montreal, actress (Life Jimmy Dolan, Girl from Calgary)
1904 Lily Pons, Draguignan France, soprano diva (Hitting a New High)
1905 John Lee-Barber, admiral
1906 Bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis, Dutch soccer star/writer
1906 Cobina W "Coby" Molenaar, Dutch peace activist
1906 Marion Lloyd Vince, Bkln NY, fencer (National champ 1928, 31)
1906 Pigmeat Markham, Durham NC, comedian (Here Comes da Judge-Laugh In)
1909 Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian
1911 Christine McIntyre, actress (3 Stooges movies)
1911 William Stearn, botanist
1912 David Langton, Scotland, actor (Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship)
1912 John Halas, animator
1913 Constance Shacklock, opera singer
1913 Les Tremayne, London, actor (Angry Red Planet, War of the Worlds)
1913 Lord Aberconway, CEO (John Brown & Co)
1914 John Hodiak, Pittsburgh PA, actor (A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat)
1915 Dany [DaniČl S] Tuijnman, head of Dutch traffic & water
1915 Gerard McLarnon, actor/writer
1918 Spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)
1919 Merce Cunningham
1919 Merce Cunningham
1919 Merce Cunningham
1919 Merce Cunningham
1919 Merce Cunningham
1919 Merce Cunningham, choreographer (Acrobat in Every Soul is a Circus)
1920 Barry Nelson
1920 Barry Nelson
1920 Barry Nelson
1920 Barry Nelson
1920 Barry Nelson
1920 Barry Nelson, Oakland, actor (Airport, My Favorite Husband)
1920 Dermot O'Callaghan Grubb, prison governor
1920 John William Farr, Detroit, bank robber (FBI Most Wanted List)
1920 Kees Scherer, Dutch photographer (World Press Photo)
1921 Peter Ustinov
1921 Peter Ustinov
1921 Peter Ustinov
1921 Peter Ustinov
1921 Peter Ustinov
1921 Peter Ustinov, London, actor (Death on Nile, Logan's Run, Billy Budd)
1922 Christopher Samuel Youd, UK, sci-fi author (Tripods Trilogy)
1922 Kingsley Amis, London, novelist (Lucky Jim, James Bond Dossier)
1922 Leo Tindermans, British statesman
1924 Henry Mancini
1924 Henry Mancini
1924 Henry Mancini
1924 Henry Mancini
1924 Henry Mancini
1924 Geoffrey Johnson Smith, actor (Norman Loves Rose, Drinking Games)
1924 Henry Mancini, Cleveland, composer/conductor (Pink Panther)
1924 John Harvey-Jones, CEO (ICI)
1925 Edie Adams, Kingston Pa, Mrs Ernie Kovacs (Murial Cigar), actress
1926 Barbara Tizzard, British educator
1927 Joseph Ratzinger, German theologist/dogmaticus
1927 Peter Mark Richman, Phila Pa, actor (Andrew-Dynasty)
1928 Dick "Night Train" Lane, NFL defensive back (Rams, Cards, Lions)
1929 Edie Adams
1929 Edie Adams
1929 Edie Adams
1929 Edie Adams
1929 Edie Adams
1929 Roy Hamilton, singer (You'll Never Walk Alone)
1930 Herbie Mann
1930 Herbie Mann
1930 Herbie Mann
1930 Herbie Mann
1930 Herbie Mann
1930 Frank Page, British broadcaster/actor (Hudson Hawk, Dark Dancer)
1930 Herbie Mann, Brooklyn NY, jazz flute/sax (Just Wallin')
1930 John Robson, British ambassador (Norway)
1931 Piet de Visser, economist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
1932 Imre Polyak, Hungary, featherweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
1932 Vince Hill, singer (Roses of Picardy, La Vie en Rose)
1933 Joan Bakewell, British broadcaster/actress (Cold Comfort Farm)
1933 Joseph Bottoms, Santa Barbara, Calif, actor (Blind Date, Braker)
1933 Perry Botkin Jr, NYC, orch leader (Bert Convy Show)
1934 Brian Peppiatt, joint CEO (SG Warburg Securities)
1934 Geoffrey Owen, British editor (Financial Times)
1934 Richard Kenshaw, British broadcaster
1934 Robert Stigwood, producer (Saturday Night Fever, Grease)
1935 Bobby Vinton
1935 Bobby Vinton
1935 Bobby Vinton
1935 Bobby Vinton
1935 Bobby Vinton
1935 Bobby Vinton, Pitts Pa, singer (Roses are Red, Blue on Blue)
1935 Haskell "Cool Papa" Sadler, blues singer/guitarist
1936 James Rand, British judge (Advocate General)
1938 Michael Hirst, chief constable (Leicestershire England)
1939 Dusty Springfield
1939 Dusty Springfield
1939 Dusty Springfield
1939 Dusty Springfield
1939 Dusty Springfield
1939 Donald MacCormick, British broadcaster
1939 Dusty Springfield, [Mary O'Brien], London, vocalist (Growing Pains)
1939 John DeLaFose, zydeco Musician
1939 Margaretha de Boer, Dutch minister (PvdA)
1939 Reinier Lucassen, Dutch painter (Kuifje contra James Union)
1940 David Holford, cricketer (cousin of G S Sobers WI leg-spin all-rounder)
1940 Lord Camoys, deputy CEO (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
1940 Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark (1972- )
1940 Paul Cox, actor (Exile, Golden Braid, Touch Me)
1940 Queen Margrethe II, of Denmark
1940 Stephen Lawrence Pruslin, composer
1941 Cliff Stearns, (Rep-R-Florida)
1943 Ewald Vanvugt, author (Kiss of Delight, Seed of Love)
1943 Johnny Watkins, cricketer (NSW leg-spinner, bowled 6 overs for Aust)
1943 Ruth Madoc, actress (Hi Di Hi)
1944 Dennis Russell Davies, composer
1945 Goran Antunac, Yugoslavia, International Chess Master (1975)
1945 Stefan Grossman, NYC, country blues singer (Yazoo Basin Boogie)
1947 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, tall person
1947 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, tall person
1947 Gerry Rafferty, Paisley Scotland, guitarist/vocalist (Baker Street)
1947 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [Lew Alcindor], NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers)
1950 David Graff, Lancaster Ohio, actor (Police Academy 2, 3, 4, 6)
1951 John Bentley, rocker
1952 Peter Westbrook, St Louis Mo, US fencer (Olympic-bronze-88, 92, 96)
1953 Jay O Sanders, Austin TX, actor (Meeting Venus, V I Warshawski)
1955 Ellen Barkin
1955 Ellen Barkin
1955 Ellen Barkin
1955 Ellen Barkin
1955 Ellen Barkin
1955 Charlotte Morrison, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1955 Ellen Barkin, Bronx NY, actress (Big Easy, Sea of Love)
1955 Henri, Heir Apparent Prince of Luxembourg
1956 David M Brown, Arlington Va, Cmdr USN/astronaut
1956 Marty Dickerson, Middletown OH, golfer (1994 ShopRite Classic-22nd)
1958 Philip Bainbridge, British cricketeer
1959 Anne Kursinski, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-silver-96)
1961 Selena, Texas, spanish singer (Grammy-1994)
1962 David Pate, LA Cal, tennis star
1962 Ian MacKaye, rocker (Cyrano de Bergerac)
1962 Jeanne Golay, Coral Gables Fla, cyclist (Olympics-16th-92, 96)
1963 Garry Galley, Montreal, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
1963 Hu Na, China, tennis star
1963 Jimmy Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Donnie & Marie)
1963 Nick Berry, Britain, actor (Wicksy-EastEnders)
1963 Salim Malik, cricketer (memorable Pakistani & Essex batsman)
1964 Dave Pirner, rocker (Soul Asylum)
1964 Robert Kelker-Kelly, Wichita Kansas, (Bo-Days of our Live)
1965 Martin Lawrence
1965 Martin Lawrence
1965 Martin Lawrence
1965 Martin Lawrence
1965 Martin Lawrence
1965 Caren Kemner, Quincy IL, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
1965 Gerardo, rocker
1965 Jon Cryer, actor (Pretty in Pink, Superman IV)
1965 Martin Lawrence, comedian (Martin)
1966 Lewis Tillman, NFL running back (Chic Bears)
1967 Charles Evans, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)
1968 Grace Kim, Korea, tennis star
1969 Fernando Vina, Sacramento CA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
1969 Melinda Rich, Muskegon Mich, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1993)
1970 Fran Robinson, Calif, actress (Lauren-Charlie & Company)
1970 Ian Franklin, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)
1970 Steve Emtman, NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1970 Walt Williams, NBA forward/guard (Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat)
1971 Selena Quintanilla
1971 Selena Quintanilla
1971 Selena Quintanilla
1971 Selena Quintanilla
1971 Selena Quintanilla
1971 Frederik Nilsson, Stockholm SWE, IHL forward (Team Sweden, KC (IHL))
1971 Natasha Zvereva, Minsk Belarus, tennis ace (finals 1995 Indian Wells)
1971 Selena [Quintanilla], tejano vocalist
1971 Trey Maples, Wheat Ridge Colo, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Canadian)
1972 Conchita Martinez, Monzon Spain, tennis star (1996 final Indian Wells)
1972 Jim Ballard, NFL/WLAF quarterback (Scottish Claymores, Buffalo Bills)
1972 Mario Bradley, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
1975 Nicky Sualua, NFL fullback (Dallas Cowboys)
1976 Lukas Haas, actor (Music Box, Witness, Testament, Leap of Faith)
1980 Jesse Tendler, Madison Wisc, actor (Nick-Ellen Burstyn Show)
1987 Milton J Cross, NYC, TV announcer (Met Opera Auditions of the Air)

Events


556 Pelagius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1346 King Stefanus IX of Serbia proclaims himself czar of Greece
1509 French army under Louis XII enters Alps
1521 Martin Luther arrives at Diet of Worms
1632 Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed supreme commander
1705 Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College
1705 Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College
1705 Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College
1724 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)
1746 Battle at Culloden: Troops of "James VIII & III" defeat Charles Stuart
1777 Battle of Bennington-New England's Green Mountain Boys rout Brits
1787 1st American comedy, "The Contrast," made its debut in NYC
1789 George Washington heads for 1st presidential inauguration
1818 Senate ratifies Rush-Bagot amendment (unarmed US-Canada border)
1849 Opera "Il Profeta," premieres in Paris
1854 Franz Liszt's "Mazeppa," premieres
1854 San Salvador destroyed by earthquake
1854 Steamer "Long Beach" sinks off Long Beach NY, 311 die
1861 US president Lincoln outlaws business with confederate states
1862 Pres Davis approves conscription act for white males between 18-35
1862 Slavery abolished in District of Columbia
1862 US Confederate Congress calls up all white males (18-35 years)
1865 Battle of Columbus & West Point, GA (Ft Tyler)
1866 Nitroglycerine at the Wells Fargo and Co. office explodes.
1866 Nitroglycerine at the Wells Fargo and Co. office explodes.
1866 Karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia
1866 Nitroglycerine at Wells Fargo & Co office explodes
1868 Louisiana voters approve new constitution
1869 Ebenezer Bassett, 1st US Negro diplomat, begins service in Haiti
1870 Vaudeville Theatre Strand opens in London
1871 German Empire ends all anti-Jewish civil restrictions
1874 Dr David Livingstones corpse arrives in Southampton
1883 Paul Kruger chosen president of Transvaal
1888 Drentse & Friese peat cutters go on strike
1900 US Post Office issues 1st books of postage stamps
1908 Natural Bridges National Monument forms (Lake Powell Utah)
1912 Harriet Quimby flies English Channel, first woman to do so
1912 Harriet Quimby flies English Channel, first woman to do so
1912 Harriet Quimby becomes 1st woman pilot to cross English Channel
1912 Pirates turn a rare 5-3-7 doubleplay (left fielder covers 2nd base)
1917 Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution
1917 Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution
1917 Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution
1921 Liberal Freedom League forms in The Hague
1922 Annie Oakley sets record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row
1922 Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row, a women's record
1922 German-Russia treaty signed in Italy, Soviet Union recognized
1924 1st radio-transmission of wireless: MatthĄus Passion
1924 Child labor laws strengthened in Holland
1926 Book of the Month Club sends out its 1st selections "Lolly Willowes" & "Loving Huntsman" by Sylvia Townsend Warner
1929 Cleve Indian Earl Averill, becomes 1st AL to hit a HR on 1st at bat
1929 NY Yankees become 1st team to wear uniform numbers
1935 1st radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee & Molly"
1935 Babe Ruth's 1st NL game, for Boston Braves, included a HR
1938 Great-Britain recognizes Italian annexation of Abyssinia
1939 Stalin requests British, French & Russian anti-nazi pact
1939 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 1
1940 1st televised baseball game, WGN-TV, (White Sox vs Cubs exhibition)
1940 Cleve Indian Bob Feller hurls an opening day no-hitter vs Chic, 1-0
1940 Heitor Villa-Lobos' opera "Izaht," premieres in Rio de Janeiro
1941 Little Theater at Adelphi Strand closes
1942 Japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship
1942 King George VI awards George Cross to Island of Malta
1943 40 NZ bombers attack Haarlem Neth (85 killed)
1945 German troops in Groningen surrender
1945 Red Army begins Battle of Berlin
1945 US troops enter Nuremberg, Germany, during WW II
1945 US troops land on He Shima Okinawa
1946 1st US launch of captured V-2 rocket, White Sands, NM; 8 km alt
1946 NSB mayor of Rotterdam Neth, FE MĀller sentence to 100 years in jail
1947 -17] Explosions & fire on French ship Grandcamp
1947 Lens to provide zoom effects demonstrated (NYC)
1947 Massive explosion & fire kills 522 in Texas City, Tx
1948 Organization for European Economic Cooperation (EEC) forms in Paris
1949 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
1951 British submarine Affray sank in English Channel, killing 75
1952 "4 Saints in 3 Acts" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 15 performances
1953 British royal yacht Britannica taken out of service
1953 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Palm Springs Golf Open
1953 Phillie's Connie Ryan gets 6 hits in a game
1953 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
1953 WAND TV channel 17 in Decatur, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting
1954 KVAL TV channel 13 in Eugene, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 3
1956 1st solar powered radios go on sale
1957 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
1957 USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
1958 22nd Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 284
1958 French govt of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis
1959 "Party with Comden & Green" opens at John Golden NYC for 44 perfs
1959 Datu Abdul Rozak inaugurated as premier of Malaysia federation
1959 NY Yankees unveil their 1st message scoreboard
1959 Phils' Dave Philley gets a major league record 9th straight pinch hit
1961 15th Tony Awards: Becket & Bye Bye Birdie win
1961 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1961 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2
1962 Brazil nationalizes US businesses
1962 Walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News
1964 9 men sentenced 25-30 years for Britain's 1963 "Great Train Robbery"
1964 Geraldine Mock of US is 1st woman to fly solo round the world
1965 Test flight of heavy Saturn S-1C-rocket
1966 Rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain
1967 "Walking Happy" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 161 perfs
1967 Yankees beat Boston 7-6 in 18 innings
1970 70 die in a snow crush (France)
1972 Apollo 16 launched; 5th lunar landing at Decartes Highlands
1972 Apollo 16 launched; 5th lunar landing at Decartes Highlands
1972 "That's Entertainment" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 4 perfs
1972 1st Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Jane Blalock
1972 2 giants pandas arrive in US, from China
1972 Apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands)
1972 Chicago Cub Burt Hooton no-hits Phillies, 1-0
1972 China sends 2 giant pandas to US
1974 "Words & Music" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 127 performances
1974 200,000 attend rock concert Calif Jam I in Ontario Calif
1974 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1975 Cambodian Red Khmer occupy Phnom Penh
1977 Alex Haley finds his Roots in Juffure, Gambia
1978 "History of the American Film" closes at ANTA NYC after 21 perfs
1978 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1978 St Louis Card Bob Forsch no-hits Phillies, 5-0
1979 15th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks & Mets tie 1-1
1979 83rd Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:09:27
1979 8th Boston Women's Marathon won by Joan Benoit Samuelson in 2:35:15
1979 Failed Palestinian attack on Zaventem Airport in Belgium
1979 Pulitzer prize awarded to Sam Shepard for "Buried child"
1980 Arthur Ashe retires from professional tennis
1980 Delhi beat Bombay by 240 runs to win Ranji Trophy final
1980 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1981 "Copperfield" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 13 performances
1981 Columbia space shuttle returns [04/24]
1982 Queen Elizabeth proclaims Canada's new constitution
1983 Steve Garvey sets NL record by playing in 1,118 consecutive games
1984 13th Boston Women's Marathon won by Lorraine Moller of NZ in 2:29:28
1984 88th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:10:34
1984 Oakland A Dave Kingman hits 3 HRs including a grand slam
1984 Pulitzer prize awarded to Mary Oliver for "American Primitive"
1985 "Grind" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 79 performances
1985 Caps 1-Isles 2-Patrick Div Semifinals-Isle win series 3-2
1986 To dispel rumors he's dead, Moammar Gadhafi appears on TV
1986 West Indies complete 5-0 demolition of England
1987 August Wilson's "Fences" wins 1987 Pulitzer Prize for drama
1987 FCC imposes a broader definition of indecency over airwaves
1987 Howard Stern & Infinity Broadcasting are warned by FCC
1987 Michael Jordon, becomes 2nd NBA to score 3000 points in a season
1987 Peter Taylor's "Summons to Memphis" wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction
1987 Pulitzer prize awarded to August Wilson for "Fences"
1989 1st Seniors Golf Tradition: Don Bies wins
1989 Berendrechtsluis opens in Antwerp, biggest flood lock in world
1989 Costa Rica beats US 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1989 Pat Bradley wins LPGA AI Star/Centinela Hospital Golf Classic
1989 Zeleka Metaferia wins 3rd World Cup marathon (2:10:28)
1990 "Piano Lesson" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 320 performances
1990 19th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:23
1990 94th Boston Marathon won by Gelindo Bordin of Italy in 2:08:19
1990 Maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $260 per week
1990 Supreme Court rejects appeal from retarded man, Dalton Prejean, condemned to death for murdering a Louisiana state trooper in 1977
1991 M Leander & E Seago's musical "Matador," premieres in London
1991 St Louis Blues becomes 8th NHL team in Play-off to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in game 7
1992 "Metro" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 13 performances
1992 1st concrete is poured at new ballpark at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
1992 Afghanistan president Najibullah resigns
1992 NY Rangers win team record 50th game
1993 Jury reaches guilty verdict in Federal case against cop who beat Rodney King, but the verdict is not read until April 17th
1994 Circus performers Marissa Young (24) & Matt Richardson (21) wed
1994 Singer Harry Connick Jr (26) weds model Jill Goodare (30)
1995 56th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Ray Floyd wins
1997 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Minneapolis/St Paul on WRQC 100.3 FM

That's All....

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