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Thursday, April 19, 2018.



Birthdays


1320 Pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67)
1605 Orazio Benevoli, composer
1660 Sebastian Duron, composer
1700 Georg Abraham Schneider, composer
1715 James Nares, composer
1721 Roger Sherman, signer (Decl of Ind, Constitution)
1721 Thomas McKean, attorney (signed Declaration of Independence) [or 3/19]
1728 Francisco Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright
1737 Geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation propagandist
1748 D'A.C. de Tinseau --1822
1748 D'A.C. de Tinseau --1822
1748 D'A.C. de Tinseau --1822
1748 D'A.C. de Tinseau --1822
1748 D'A.C. de Tinseau --1822
1768 Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist
1771 Giuseppe Cartufo, composer
1772 David Ricardo, economist
1785 Alexandre Pierre Fran‡ois Boely, composer
1795 Christian Gottfried Ehrenburg, German zoologist
1798 Franz Joseph Glaser, composer
1798 Heinrich Maria von Hess, historical painter
1801 Gustav T Fechner, [Dr Mises], German philosopher/physicist
1805 Charles Edmond-H‚nri de Coussemaker, Belgian musicologist/historian
1817 John Philip, painter
1821 Mortimer Dormer Leggett, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1896
1830 Rudolf Cornely, German bible expert/jesuit
1832 Jos‚ Echegaray y Eizaguirre, mathematician/dramatist (Nobel 1904)
1832 Lucretia Rudolph Garfield, 1st lady (1881)
1838 August[us] Alleb‚, Dutch painter/lithographer
1840 Andrea Bezzola, writer
1850 Edward John Gregory, painter/engraver
1850 Theo Mann-Bouwmeester, Dutch actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler)
1857 Lucien Levy-Bruhl, philosopher
1858 May Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie)
1858 Siegfried Ochs, composer
1861 Warden Oncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish farmer/writer
1863 Felix Blumenfeld, composer
1866 Henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell)
1868 Max Von Schillings, German composer/conductor (Der Pfeifertag)
1873 Sydney Barnes, cricketer (probably England's greatest bowler)
1874 Firmin Baes, Flemish painter
1876 Hendrik W A E, duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin/king of Netherlands
1877 Ole Evinrude, invented the outboard marine engine.
1877 Ole Evinrude, invented the outboard marine engine.
1877 Ole Evinrude, inventor (outboard marine engine)
1879 Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz)
1883 Get£lio Vargas, president of Brazil (1930-45, 1951-54), modernizer
1888 William L Axt, composer
1890 Lou Bandy, [Lodewijk F Dieben], revue-artist (Look for the Sun)
1891 Francoise Rosay, Paris, actress (Interlude, Women in Prison, Saraband)
1891 Ricardo Bacchelli, Italian writer/poet (La Ronda)
1892 Germaine Tailleferre, [Les Six], Pau-St-Maur France, composer
1897 Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, sculptor/art benefactor
1897 Vivienne Segal, Phila, Broadway actress (Pal Joey)
1898 Constance Talmadge, Brooklyn NY, comedienne/actress (Intolerance)
1898 Sybil Andrews, English/Canadian painter
1900 Richard Arthur Warren Hughes, English writer (Fiction as Truth)
1903 Eliot Ness, untouchable (FBI agent-Chicago)
1905 C. Ehresmann --1979
1905 C. Ehresmann --1979
1905 C. Ehresmann --1979
1905 C. Ehresmann --1979
1905 John S "Jimmy" Thach, US pilot/admiral (WW II)
1905 Tommy Benford, jazz drummer
1905 C. Ehresmann --1979
1907 Alan Wheatley, England, actor (Adventure of Robin Hood)
1907 Gino Contilli, composer
1907 Lina Basquette, Mateo Cal, actress (Paradise Park, Pleasure, Goldie)
1910 Andrew Gilchrist, historian/diplomat
1911 Francesco Maria Saraceni, composer
1912 Glenn T Seaborg, chemist/discoverer (Plutonium)
1912 Glen T Seaborg, US chemist (AEC, plutonium, Nobel 1951)
1912 William Murray, teacher/educationalist
1913 Cyril English, British educator
1914 Andrew Wilkinson, pediatrician
1915 Dorian Le Gallienne, composer
1915 Harry Craft, baseball manager
1917 Johnny Hoes, Dutch musician/producer (Wished I'd stayed with my Mom)
1919 Gil Langley, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1951-56)
1920 Frank Fontaine, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Crazy Guggenheim)
1921 Glyn England, CEO (CEGB, Windcluster Ltd)
1921 Will Ogdon, composer
1922 Erich Hartmann, German WW II pilot (downed 352 Russian aircrafts)
1922 Luigi Barbbarito, reverend (Apostolic ProNuncio)
1925 Hugh O'Brian
1925 Hugh O'Brian
1925 Hugh O'Brian
1925 Hugh O'Brian
1925 Hugh O'Brian
1925 Hugh O'Brian, [Krampke], Rochester NY, actor (Wyatt Earp, Search)
1927 Don Barbour, Greencastle Ind, singer (4 Freshmen)
1928 Alexis Korner, Paris, musician (Blues Inc-Bootleg Him)
1928 John Horlock, British vice-chancellor (Open College)
1929 Edward Crook, Detroit Mich, middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1960)
1931 Alex Webster, football coach (NY Giants)
1931 Denis Henry, British high court judge
1931 Garfield Morgan, Brtish actor (Odessa File, To Catch a Spy)
1931 Hendrick J "Kobie" Coetsee, South Africa minister of Defense/Justice
1932 Jayne Mansfield, actress
1932 Jayne Mansfield, actress
1932 Andrea Mead Lawrence, Rutland Vt, alpine slalom skier (Oly-2 gold-52)
1932 Jayne Mansfield, [Vera Jane Palmer], Bryn Mawr Pa, actress (Fat Spy)
1933 Dick Sargent, Carmel Calif, actor (Darrin-Bewitched)
1933 Harold "Dickie" Bird, cricketer (noted England Test umpire)
1934 Dickie Goodman, parody singer (Flying Saucer)
1934 Jan Helge Guttorm Bark, composer
1934 John Roch, high court judge
1935 Dudley Moore
1935 Dudley Moore
1935 Dudley Moore
1935 Dudley Moore
1935 Dudley Moore
1935 Dudley Moore, London England, actor (10, Arthur, Bedazzled, 6 Weeks)
1935 Peter Scott, QC
1936 Csaba Szabo, composer
1936 Ruby Johnson, US singer (I'll Run Your Hurt Away)
1936 Wilfried Martens, premier (Belgium, 1979-81, 1981-92)
1937 Elinor Donahue, Tacoma Wash, actress (Father Knows Best, Get a Life)
1938 Jonathan Tunick, composer
1939 E Clay Shaw Jr, (Rep-R-FL, 1981- )
1939 Ellen Weston, NYC, actress (Betty-SWAT)
1939 Michael Macaulay, cricketer (Tvl, W Prov, OFS, NE Tvl, E Prov & S Afr)
1940 Algy Cluff, CEO (Spectator, Cluff Resources)
1941 Michel Roux, chef de cuisine
1942 Alan Price, Eng, rock keyboardist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
1943 Mike Kelly, rocker (Duprees)
1944 Bernard Worrell, US keyboardist (Funkadelic-Cosmic Slop)
1944 Margo MacDonald, Scotish national broadcaster
1944 Mark "Flo" Volman, rocker (Flo & Eddie, Turtles-Eleanor)/DJ (WKRK)
1945 Nuria Ortiz, Mexico, skeet shooter (Olympic-13th-1968)
1946 Tim Curry
1946 Tim Curry
1946 Tim Curry
1946 Tim Curry
1946 Tim Curry
1946 Leon Wessels, S Afr lawyer/underminister of Law & Order
1946 Tim Curry, Cheshire England, actor (Rocky Horror Show)
1946 Viktor Viktorovich Zabolotsky, Russia, cosmonaut (BST-02)
1947 Frits Castricum, journalist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
1947 Murray Perahia, NYC, pianist (Avery Fischer Prize-1975, Grammy 1988)
1947 Wilf Stevenson, director (British Film Institute)
1949 Paloma Picasso
1949 Paloma Picasso
1949 Paloma Picasso
1949 Paloma Picasso
1949 Paloma Picasso
1949 Myra McCulloch, teacher academic/administrator
1949 Paloma Picasso, [Gilot], Paris France, actress (Immoral Tales)
1950 Jeff Hammond, cricketer (Australian fast bowler on 1973 WI tour)
1950 Marc Demeyer, Belgian bicyclist (Paris-Brussel '74)
1952 Adny Shernoff, rocker
1953 Sara Simeoni, Italy, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1980)
1954 Trevor Francis, British soccer manager
1956 Lori West, Denver CO, LPGA golfer (1994 State Farm-5th)
1956 Sue Barker, England, tennis star
1957 Belinda Lipscomb, vocalist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1957 Bo[as] Watson, vocalist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1957 Rod Morgenstern, rocker (Winger)
1960 Frank Viola, Hempstead NY, pitcher (Twins, Mets/Cy Young-1988)
1961 Richard Phelps, British pentathelete
1962 Al Unser, Jr.
1962 Al Unser, Jr.
1962 Al Unser, Jr.
1962 Al Unser, Jr.
1962 Al Unser, Jr.
1962 Al Unser Jr, Indy-car racer (over 10 wins)
1962 Christa Teno, Tecumseh Ontario, LPGA golfer (1989 Mitsubishi-44th)
1964 Harris Barton, NFL tackle (SF 49ers)
1964 Scott Kamienicki, pitcher (NY Yankees)
1965 Melita Rhn, Romania, horse vaulter (Olympic-bronze-1980)
1966 Paul Reiffel, cricketer (Victorian & Australian pace bowler)
1966 Randolph Keys, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
1968 Ashley Taylor Judd, Granada Hills Calif, actress (Kuffs, Sisters)
1968 Brent Mayne, Loma Linda CA, catcher (NY Mets)
1968 Keith McCants, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
1968 Roger Reinson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
1968 Thomas Nock, Zurich Switzerland, actor (Tartort, Gemini-Twin Stars)
1969 Carlos Reyes, Miami FL, pitcher (Oakland A's)
1969 Danelle Marie Folta, Hammond IN, playmate (Apr, 1995)
1969 James Westphal, Oak Park Illinois, 10k runner
1970 Luis Miguel, Vera Cruz M‚xico, spanish singer
1970 Michael Barrow, NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers, Carolina Panthers)
1970 Rick Hamilton, WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons)
1971 Otis Scott, Gainesville Fla, 400m/800m runner
1972 Eric Jack, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
1972 Jeff Wilkins, NFL kicker (SF 49ers)
1974 Ante Moric, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1975 Jason Gillespie, cricketer (SA fast bowler, Australia 1996)
1975 Nazarena Almada, Miss Argentina Universe (1997)
1975 Temoc Suarez, Greenwood SC, soccer forward (Olympics-gold-96)
1976 Vanessa Guzman, Miss Universe-Mexico (1996)
1978 Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)
1978 Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)
1979 Challen Sievers, Downers Grove Ill, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)
1979 Mariah Billado, Miss Vermont Teen USA (1997)

Events


Lyrid meteor shower, radiant in Hercules
Patriot's Day
Lyrid meteor shower, radiant in Hercules
Patriot's Day
607 Comet 1P/607 H1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0898 AUs of Earth
1451 Alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne
1524 Pope Clemens VII fires Neth inquisitor-general French Van de Holly
1529 2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism
1539 Charles, protestant German monarch, signs Treaty of Frankrfurt
1552 Mauritius of Saksen captures Karel
1587 Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain & sinks Spanish fleet
1591 Chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France
1619 Theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam
1713 Emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions
1770 Amsterdam buys Van Aerssens family 1/3 part of Suriname
1770 Capt James Cook 1st sees Australia
1774 CW Glucks opera "Iphigenia in Aulis," premieres in Paris
1775 At Lexington Common, the shot "heard round the world".
1775 At Lexington Common, the shot "heard round the world".
1775 Minutemen Capt John Parker orders not to fire unless fired upon
1775 Revolution begins-Lexington Common, shot "heard round the world"
1782 Netherlands recognizes US
1825 33 patriotic exiles return to Uruguay
1836 Nikolai Gogol's "Revisor," premieres in St Petersburg
1837 Cheyney University forms as the Institute for Colored Youth
1839 Treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom & Luxembourg a Grand Duchy
1852 California Historical Society founded.
1852 California Historical Society founded.
1852 Calif Historical Society forms
1853 Netherlands Van Hall govt forms
1861 Baltimore riots-4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed
1861 Lincoln orders blockade of Confederate ports (Civil War)
1863 Union troops/fleet occupy For Huger, Virginia
1864 Naval Engagement at Cherbourg, FR: USS Kearsage vs CSS Alabama
1874 Barracks on Alcatraz Island destroyed in fire
1877 Opera "Les Cloches de Cornerville" is produced (Paris)
1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in Brussels
1892 Charles Duryea takes the first American-made auto out for a spin.
1892 Charles Duryea takes the first American-made auto out for a spin.
1892 Charles Duryea takes 1st American-made auto out for a spin (Mass)
1894 Jules Massenet's opera "Werther," premieres in NYC
1896 Herzl's "The Jewish State" is published
1897 1st American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2:55:10 (Boston)
1897 1st Boston Marathon won by John McDermott of NY in 2:55:10
1897 1st performance of Debussy's "Pell‚as et M‚lisande"
1898 2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00
1899 3rd Boston Marathon won by Lawrence Brignolia of Mass in 2:54:38
1900 4th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:39:44.4
1900 Highest scoring opening game, Phils beat Braves 19-17 in 10
1901 5th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:29:23.6
1901 James J Caffrey wins Boston marathon (2:29:23.6)
1902 6th Boston Marathon won by Sam Mellor of NY in 2:43:12
1904 8th Boston Marathon won by Michael Spring of NY in 2:38:04.4
1904 Much of Toronto destroyed by fire
1905 9th Boston Marathon won by Fred Lorz of NY in 2:38:25.4
1906 10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45
1906 Belgian naval education ship Comte The Stain de Naeyer sets sail
1906 SF Earthquake ends killing 452
1907 11th Boston Marathon won by Tom Longboat of Canada in 2:24:24
1909 13th Boston Marathon won by Henri Renaud of NH in 2:53:36.8
1909 Joan of Arc, declared a saint
1910 14th Boston Marathon won by Fred Cameron of Canada in 2:28:52.4
1910 Halley's comet seen by naked eye 1st time this trip (Curacao)
1911 15th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:21:39.6
1911 George Bernard Shaw's "Fanny's First Play," premieres in London
1912 16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of NY in 2:21:18.2
1913 17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson of Minn in 2:25:14.8
1915 19th Boston Marathon won by Edouard Fabre of Canada in 2:31:41.2
1916 "Bing Boys are Here" opens in London
1916 20th Boston Marathon won by Arthur Roth of Mass in 2:27:16.4
1916 Italians troops conquer Col di Lana at Merano
1917 21st Boston Marathon won by Bill Kennedy of NY in 2:28:37.2
1919 23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder of Mass in 2:29:13.4
1919 French assembly decides on 8 hour work day
1919 Leslie Irvin of US makes 1st parachute jump & free fall
1919 Opera "Monsieur Beaucaire" is produced (London)
1920 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31
1921 25th Boston Marathon won by Frank Zuna of NJ in 2:18:57.6
1921 Funeral of last German Emperoress, Augusta Victoria
1922 26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10
1923 27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:23:37.4
1923 New Egyptian law allows suffrage for men, except soldiers
1924 "National Barn Dance" premieres on WLS Chicago
1924 28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:29:40.2
1926 30th Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:25:40.4
1927 "Vagabond King" opens in London
1927 31st Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:40:22.2
1928 32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:37:07.8
1928 Japanese troops occupies Sjantung-schiereiland
1928 Yanks are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926
1929 33rd Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:33:08.6
1930 34th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:34:48.2
1932 36th Boston Marathon won by Paul de Bruyn of Germany in 2:33:36.4
1932 Pres Herbert Hoover suggests 5 day work week
1933 37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:31:01.6
1933 FDR announces US will leave gold standard
1934 Shirley Temple appears in her first movie, "Stand Up and Cheer"
1934 Shirley Temple appears in her first movie, "Stand Up and Cheer"
1934 38th Boston Marathon won by Dave Komonen of Canada in 2:32:53.8
1934 Shirley Temple appears in her 1st movie, "Stand Up & Cheer"
1935 39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4
1936 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Palestine
1937 41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20
1937 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1938 42nd Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:35:34.8
1938 Phil Emmett Mueller & Dodger Ernie Koy both homer in their 1st at bat
1939 Connecticut approves the Bill of Rights (only 148 years late).
1939 Connecticut approves the Bill of Rights (only 148 years late).
1939 43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:28:51.8
1939 Connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights (148 years late)
1940 "Lake Shore Ltd" derails speed killing 34 near Little Falls NY
1940 44th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cot‚ of Canada in 2:28:28.6
1940 Dutch prime minister De Geer declares state of siege
1941 45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:30:38
1941 B Brecht's "Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder," premieres in Zrich
1941 Bulgarian troops invade Macedonia
1941 Milk rationed in Holland
1942 46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Mass in 2:26:51.2
1943 -May 16] Revolt in Warsaw Ghetto under Mordechai Anielewicz
1943 47th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cot‚ of Canada in 2:28:25.8
1943 Jews attack Nazi occupation forces at Warsaw Ghetto
1943 SS-lt-gen Jrgen Stoop leads destruction of ghetto of Warsaw
1944 Allied fleet attack Sabang Sumatra
1945 49th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:30:40.2
1945 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "Carousel" opens on Broadway
1945 US aircraft carrier Franklin heavy damaged in Japanese air raid
1945 US offensive against Shuri-barrier on Okinawa
1946 Yankees switch from 3rd base to 1st base dug out
1947 51st Boston Marathon won by Yun Bok Soh of Korea in 2:25:39
1947 AAU record for a 25' rope climb is set in 4.7 seconds
1947 French ship explodes in Texas City harbor, kills about 522
1947 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 2
1947 Suh Yun Buck wins world record marathon (2:25:39)
1948 52nd Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cot‚ of Canada in 2:31:02
1948 ABC-TV network begins
1948 Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China
1949 53rd Boston Marathon won by Gosta Leandersson of Sweden in 2:31:50.8
1949 Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth
1950 54th Boston Marathon won by Kee Yong Ham of Korea in 2:32:39
1951 "Tree Grows in Brooklyn" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 267 perfs
1951 55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45
1951 Gen Douglas MacArthur ends his military career
1952 56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53
1953 Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open
1953 WAFB TV channel 9 in Baton Rouge, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 58th Boston Marathon won by Veikko Karvonen of Finland in 2:20:39
1954 7-time winner of Boston Marathon, 65-year-old Clarence Demar, runs his last race at Boston finishing 78th
1955 59th Boston Marathon won by Hideo Hamamura of Japan in 2:18:22
1956 1st ML baseball game in NJ, Dodgers beat Phils in Roosevelt Stadium
1956 60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in 2:14:14
1956 US actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III (in Church)
1958 62nd Boston Marathon won by Franjo Mihalic of Yugoslavia in 2:25:54
1959 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1959 Uprising in La Paz Bolivia, fails
1960 64th Boston Marathon won by Paavo Kotila of Finland in 2:20:54
1960 Baseball uniforms begin displaying player's names on their backs
1960 Comiskey Park's famed "exploding" scoreboard begins operating
1961 65th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:39
1962 66th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:48
1962 NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 46,900m
1963 "Hot Spot" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 43 performances
1963 67th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belg in 2:18:58
1964 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Invitational
1964 Rightist coup in Laos, Suvanna Phuma remains premier
1964 Roger Sessions' opera "Montezuma," premieres in West-Berlin
1965 1st all news radio station (WINS 1010 AM in NYC) begins operating
1965 69th Boston Marathon won by Morio Shigematsu of Japan in 2:16:33
1965 T.A.M.I. Show premieres in London
1965 At a cost of $20,000, the outer Astrodome ceiling is painted because of sun's glare, this causes the grass to die
1966 In 1st regular season game at Anaheim Stadium, Angels lose 3-1 to Chic
1966 70th Boston Marathon won by Kenji Kimihara of Japan in 2:17:11
1966 Roberta Bignay becomes 1st woman to run in the Boston Marathon
1967 US Surveyor III lands on moon
1967 US Surveyor III lands on moon
1967 "Casino Royale" premieres
1967 71st Boston Marathon won by Dave McKenzie of New Zealand in 2:15:45
1967 Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years (they don't)
1967 US Surveyor III lands on Moon
1967 Yugoslav author Mihaljo Mihaljov sentenced 4« years
1968 72nd Boston Marathon won by Amby Burfoot of Conn in 2:22:17
1968 Belgian construction workers strike
1968 NL owners approve expansion for 2 new teams
1970 "Look to the Lilies" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 25 perfs
1970 24th Tony Awards: Borstal Boy & Applause win
1970 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational
1971 75th Boston Marathon won by Alvaro Mejia of Colombia in 2:18:45
1971 Charles Manson sentenced to life (Sharon Tate murder)
1971 Sierra Leone becomes a republic (Natl Day)
1971 USSR Salyut 1 launched; 1st manned lab in orbit
1972 "Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope" opens at Playhouse NYC for 1,065 perfs
1972 Bangladesh becomes a member of British Commonwealth
1972 Hungary revises constitution
1972 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 Barbra Streisand records "Between Yesterday & Tomorrow"
1973 Steinbrenner replaces Mike Burke with Gabe Paul as Yankee president
1973 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1974 Oriole Al Bumbry hits an inside-the-park HR against NY Yankees
1975 India launches 1st satellite with help of USSR
1976 5th Boston Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt of Wis in 2:47:10
1976 80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Wash, DC in 2:20:19
1978 Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel
1979 FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Bkln NY)
1979 Following a 6-3 loss to the Orioles, Yanks Goose Gossage & Cliff
1979 Johnson brawl, Gossage sustains a sprained ligament in his left thumb
1981 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Florida Lady Citrus Golf
1981 Oakland A's runs record to 11-0
1981 William Finn's musical "March of Falsettos," premieres in NYC
1981 Rochester Red Wings & Pawtucket Red Sox play to 2-2 tie in 32 innings, game suspended at 4:07 AM (Pawtucket later wins in 33rd)
1982 11th Boston Women's Marathon won by Charlotte Teske of Ger in 2:29:33
1982 86th Boston Marathon won by Alberto Salazar of Oreg in 2:08:51
1982 Guinon Bluford announced as 1st black astronaut
1982 Rosie Ruiz, marathon race cheater, arrested for forgery
1982 Sally Ride announced as 1st woman astronaut
1982 USSR Salyut 7 space station put into orbit
1983 France performs nuclear test
1984 Nemesis, death star of dinosaurs 1st appears in print (Nature mag)
1985 16th Space Shuttle Mission (51-D)-Discovery 4 returns to Earth
1985 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1986 Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1987 Brendon Kuruppu scores 201* on Test Cricket debut (Sri Lanka v NZ)
1987 Brewers score 5 runs in 9th to win 6-4 & record 12th straight AL win
1987 Gregory Robertson does 200-mph free fall to save unconscious skydiver
1987 Jacqueline Blanc, sets women's downhill ski speed rec (124.902 mph)
1987 Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Santa Barbara Golf Open
1987 LA Clippers end season with a terrible 12-70 record
1987 Last wild condor captured on California wildlife reserve
1987 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1989 Gun turret explodes on USS Iowa, killing 47 sailors
1989 Kevin Elster (NY Mets), sets errorless shortstop mark at 73
1989 Republic Day in Sierra Leone
1990 Contra guerrillas, leftist Sandinistas & incoming govt agree to truce
1990 Marla Maples appears on ABC's Prime-Time
1990 Pistons & 76'ers get into a fight accruing $162,500 fines (NBA record)
1990 Truce in Nicaragua's civil war
1991 Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
1991 Greyhound Bus posts $195 million loss for 1990
1992 "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" closes at Beaumont NYC after 38 perf
1992 Balki & Mary Ann wed on "Perfect Strangers"
1992 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Sega Women's Golf Championship
1993 Branch Davidian Compound raided
1993 Branch Davidian Compound raided
1993 Branch Davidian Compound raided
1993 Branch Davidian Compound raided
1993 Branch Davidian Compound raided
1993 22nd Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:25:27
1993 97th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas N'deti of Kenya in 2:09:33
1993 Branch Davidians in Waco Texas commit suicide after 51 day siege
1993 Fire in psychiatric institute in South Korea, kills 40
1994 15th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1994 Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10km (11:25.88)
1994 Inkatha ends boycott of South African multi-racial election
1994 Rodney King award $3,800,000 in compensation of police beating
1994 Supreme Court outlaws excluding people from juries because of gender
1995 Chopper 4 1st used on WNBC TV (NYC) news
1995 Truck bomb at Federal Building in Okla City, kills 168 & injures 500
1996 Rangers scores 16 in 8th vs Orioles
1996 South Africa defeat Pakistan to win the Pepsi Cup in Sharjah
1997 Renee Slaughter, crowned 14th Miss Hawaiian Tropic Intl
1997 SD Padres & St Louis Cards play at Aloha Stadium Hawaii
1998 59th PGA Seniors Golf Championship:
1998 wins City of Hope Golf Classic

That's All....

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