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Monday, April 23, 2018.



Birthdays


1464 Johanna van Valois, Queen of France
1464 Robert Fayrfax, composer
1484 Julius Csar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things)
1500 Alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician
1547 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quioxite)
1564 William Shakespeare, bard
1564 William Shakespeare, bard
1598 Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander
1623 Jan Adam Reincken, composer
1629 John Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam)
1649 Andreas Kneller, composer
1697 George Baron Anson, British admiral/explorer
1708 Friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem)
1715 Johann Friedrich Doles, composer
1728 Samuel Wallis, explorer (Wallis Island)
1735 Ildephons Haas, composer
1747 Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer
1756 Alexander Reinagle, composer
1775 Joseph Mallord Turner, England, landscape painter (Shipwreck)
1791 James Buchanan, 15th President (1857-1861)
1791 James Buchanan, 15th President (1857-1861)
1791 James Buchanan, Cove Gap PA, (Fed/Dem), 15th US president (1857-61)
1791 W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter/cartoonist
1803 Jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian minister of Justice
1804 Guillaume Nerenburger, Belgian general (Triangulatie of Belgium)
1809 Eugene-Prosper Prevost, composer
1810 Thomas Wright, historian
1812 Louis-Antoine Julien, conductor
1813 Stephen Douglas, the "Little Giant", debates Lincoln
1813 Stephen Douglas, the "Little Giant", debates Lincoln
1813 Stephen Arnold Douglas, (Little giant), US senator (Lincoln debates)
1818 James Anthony Froude, historian
1818 John Gill Shorter, Gov (Confederacy), died in 1872
1821 Pierre Dupont, song writer
1823 Abdl-Medjid, 31st sultan of Turkey (1839-61)
1827 Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German Catholic lawyer
1828 Albert FA, king of Saxon (1873-1902)
1838 Alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter
1852 Edwin Markham, US, poet (1st winner of Amer Acad of Poets Award 1937)
1855 Ernst L Wolzogen, German writer/founder (Cabaret berbrettl)
1858 Max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918)
1861 Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Fieldmarshal
1867 Simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher/writer (For the Young Ones)
1877 Arthur Farwell, composer
1881 Claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22)
1881 Otakar Sini, composer
1882 Albert Coates, St Petersburg Russia, conductor/composer (Eagle)
1882 Max [G M J] Winders Maximilien, Belgium, architect (WW II)
1889 Charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher
1890 Donald Nichols Tweedy, composer
1890 Marcel L'Herbier, French director/screenwriter (El Dorado)
1891 Sergei Prokofiev, composer
1891 Sergei Prokofiev, composer
1891 Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Ukraine, composer (Peter & the Wolf)
1892 Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Voort], Flemish writer
1892 R Huelsenbeck, writer
1893 Frank Borzage, Salt Lake City, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo)
1894 Basil Sydney, England, actor (Hamlet, Jassy, Simba, Farmer's Wife)
1894 George Renevant, Paris, actor (Moulin Rouge, Scotland Yard, Comrade X)
1896 Margaret Kennedy, novelist
1897 Harold French, director (Encore)/actor
1897 John Wengraf, Vienna Austria, actor (12 to Moon, Pride & Passion)
1897 Lester Bowles Pearson, (L) 14th Canadian PM (1963-68) (Nobel 1957)
1897 Lucius du Bignon Clay, US, general (WW II)/gov (West Germany)
1898 Edwin E Dwinger, German writer (General Vlassov)
1899 Edith Ngaio Marsh, NZ, Kiwi mystery writer (Black Beech & Honeydew)
1899 Vladimir Nabokov, St Petersburg Russia, novelist (Lolita, Ada)
1900 Ary Verhaar, composer
1900 Henry Barraud, composer
1900 Joseph Green, film maker
1902 Halldr Laxness, Iceland, novelist (Salka Valka) (Nobel 1955)
1904 Duncan Renaldo, Spain, actor (Cisco Kid)
1904 Leslie French, actor/singer (More than a Miracle)
1905 Lord Carew, Ireland, judge (dressage)
1906 Marcel Hillaire, Cologne Germany, actor (Adv in Paradise)
1906 Maria Arnoldo, [Adrianus Broeders], photographer/writer
1907 Baroness Dudley
1908 Frederick Hawkins, dancer
1908 Herbert Telley, British actuary
1909 Thomas Padmore, senior civil servant
1911 Ronald Neame, director (1st Monday in Oct, Poseidon Adventure)
1911 Simone Simon, France, actress (All Money Can Buy, Ladies in Love)
1913 Jan Meyerowitz, composer
1914 Andrew Martin, Lord-Lt (Lechestershire England)
1914 John Hubbard, Indiana Harbor Indiana, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie)
1914 Mitsu Suzuki, teacher of tea ceremony at SF Zen Center
1915 Arnold Hall, CEO (Hawker Siddeley Group)
1916 Bud Wilkinson, college football coach (Oklahoma)
1917 Jacob Kistemaker, nuclear physicist (ultra centrifuge)
1918 Anthony Craxton, British TV producer
1918 Maurice Druon, [Kessel], French writer/journalist (Prix Goncourt)
1919 Dorian Leigh, San Antonio TX, model, sister of Suzy Parker
1919 Talivaldis Kenins, composer
1920 Eric Yarrow, CEO (Clydesdale Bank)
1920 Louis Barron, composer
1921 Janet Blair, Altoona Pa, actress (Leave it to the Girls, Smith Family)
1921 Warren Spahn, left-handed pitcher (Boston/Milwaukee Braves)
1922 Boy [Segundo JA] Ecury, Aruba, resistance fighter
1922 Diarmuid Downs, auto engineer
1923 Avram Davidson, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Peregrine: Primus, Rork!)
1923 James Kirkup, travel writer/poet/novelist (African in Greenland)
1923 Nathan "Dambuza" Mdledle, singer
1924 Arthur Frackenpohl, Irving NJ, composer (Natural Superiority of Music)
1924 Colin Welch, columnist/critic
1924 James Colin Ross Welch, journalist
1924 Malcolm Anson, CEO (Wessex Water Authority)
1926 James P Donleavy, Brooklyn, novelist (Ginger Man, Onion Eaters)
1926 Richard Laws, Master (St Edmunds College Cambridge)
1927 Russell Smith, composer
1928 Shirley Temple, child
1928 Shirley Temple, child
1928 Bill Cotton, CEO (Noel Gay TV)
1928 Okke Jager, Dutch theologist/writer/poet
1928 Shirley Temple Black, Ca, actress (Heidi)/ambassador (UN)
1929 George Steiner, professor (English)
1930 Alan Oppenheimer, NYC, actor (6 Million Dollar Man, Eischied)
1930 Michael Bowen, RC Archbishop (Southwark)
1932 Halston, [R Halston Frowick], fashion designer (1972 Hall of Fame)
1932 Jim Fixx, jogger/writer (Jim Fixx on Running)
1933 Roger Wittevrongel, Flemish painter
1935 David Evans, MP
1936 Elias, [Etienne Michiels], Flemish painter
1936 Estelle Harris, actress (Estelle Castanza-Seinfeld)
1936 John D'Arcy, cricketer (NZ Test batsman on 1958 England tour)
1936 Joseph Willaert, Flemish painter
1936 Roy Orbison, Vernon Tx, rocker (Pretty Woman)
1937 Barry Shepherd, cricketer (Australian lefty bat early 60's)
1937 Don Massengale, Jackson TX, PGA golfer (1966 Bing Crosby Celebrity)
1937 Victoria Glendinning, author (Edith Sitwell A Unicorn Among Lions)
1938 Leonard Ernest John Chant, social worker
1938 Russell Hillhouse, under-sect Scottish Office
1938 Steven D Symms, (Sen-R-ID, 1981- )
1939 David Birney, Wash DC, actor (Brigette Loves Bernie, St Elsewhere)
1939 Ray Peterson, Denton Tx, singer (Tell Laura I Love Her)
1939 William Hagerty, editor (People)
1940 Lee Majors
1940 Lee Majors
1940 Lee Majors
1940 Lee Majors
1940 Lee Majors
1940 Lee Majors, [Harvey Yeary], Mich, TV actor ($6,000,000 Man, Stunt Man)
1940 Richard Monaco, US, sci-fi author (Grail War, Final Quest)
1941 Ed Stewart, British DJ
1941 Hal Daub, (Rep-R-NB, 1981- )
1942 Sandra Dee
1942 Sandra Dee
1942 Sandra Dee
1942 Sandra Dee
1942 Sandra Dee
1942 Sandra Dee, [Zuck], Bayonne NJ, actress (Gidget, Imitation of Life)
1943 Herve Villechaize, "Da Plane, Boss! Da Plane!"
1943 Herve Villechaize, "Da Plane, Boss! Da Plane!"
1943 Carmen von Thyssen, Barcelona Spain, Baroness
1943 [Gerardus] Bob van Toll, actor/interpreter/director (Pastorale 1943)
1943 Herve Villechaize, France, "Da Plane! Da Plane!" (Fantasy Island)
1943 Hugh Davies, composer
1943 Tony Esposito, Ontario, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks)
1944 Niklaus Schilling, Basel Germany, director (Dormire, Atem, Rheingold)
1947 Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, Ireland, political activist [or 1940]
1947 Saskia, [Trudy van den Berg], singer (S & Serge, Spinning Wheel)
1948 Richard Day, engineer/development expert
1948 Tessa Wyatt, actress (Beast in the Cellar, Wedding Night)
1949 Joyce DeWitt
1949 Joyce DeWitt
1949 Joyce DeWitt
1949 Joyce DeWitt
1949 Joyce DeWitt
1949 Blair Brown, Wash DC, actress (Altered States, Molly Dodd)
1949 John Miles, vocal/guitar/keyboards (John Miles Band-Rebel, Zaragon)
1949 Joyce DeWitt, Wheeling WV, actress (Janet Wood-Three's Company)
1949 Walter Sweeney, MP
1951 Loek M L H A Hermans, Dutch MP (VVD)
1952 Lionel Johnston, Augusta Ga, actor (Sons & Daughters)
1952 Narada, [Michael Walden], Mich, rocker (Don't Want Nobody Else)
1952 Terry Moor, Hartford Conn, tennis star
1952 Tony Maselli, (fictional character on "Who's the Boss")
1953 Fred Upton, (Rep-R-Michigan)
1953 James Russo, NYC, actor (My Own Private Idaho, China Girl)
1955 Captain Sensible, rocker
1955 Judy Davis, Perth Australia, actress (Husbands & Wives)
1955 Mike Smith, British DJ
1955 Su Ingle, British TV hostess
1955 Tony Miles, chess player
1956 Peter Teravainen, Plymouth MA USA, Australasia golfer
1957 Jan Hooks
1957 Jan Hooks
1957 Jan Hooks
1957 Jan Hooks
1957 Jan Hooks
1957 Jan Hooks, Decatur Georgia, comedienne actress (SNL, Designing Women)
1957 Kathleen Lynch, Motueka NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1958 Max Planck, physicist (Quanta Physics)
1959 Terri Luckhurst, LPGA golfer
1960 Valerie Bertinelli
1960 Valerie Bertinelli
1960 Valerie Bertinelli
1960 Valerie Bertinelli
1960 Valerie Bertinelli
1960 Joseph Martin Mudd, Louisville KY, PGA golfer (1988 Federal Express)
1960 Steve Clark, Hillsborough England, rock guitarist (Def Leppard)
1960 Valerie Bertinelli, Del, (1 Day at a Time, Sydney); Ms Eddie Van Halen
1963 Benoit Doucet, Montreal Quebec, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
1964 Dan Frischman, Whippany NJ, actor (Arvid Engen-Head of the Class)
1964 Gen, [Simon Matthews], English pop drummer (Jesus Jones-Zeroes & Ones)
1964 Martin Lopez-Zubero, Spanish backstroke swimmer (world record 200m)
1965 Donna Weinbrecht, skier (Olympic-gold)
1966 Jacques "Jacq" Koumans, soccer player (NAC)
1966 Richard Greenwood, LA Calif, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Napa Valley)
1966 Wayne Drinkwalter, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
1967 Brent Muscat, rocker (Faster Pussycat-Wake Me When It's Over)
1967 Melina Kanakaredes, Akron Ohio, actress (Eleni Andros-Guiding Light)
1967 Rheal Cormier, New Brunswick, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1968 Susan Emily Savastano, E Providence RI, Miss RI-America (1991)
1969 Nadeem Shahid, cricketer
1970 Scott Bairstow
1970 Scott Bairstow
1970 Scott Bairstow
1970 Scott Bairstow
1970 Scott Bairstow
1970 Cristiano Caratti, Italy, tennis star (1987 Orange Bowl boys doubles)
1970 Frank Temming, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 Chuck Adams, Pacific Palisades Calif, tennis star (1989 USTA Boys)
1972 Rachel Hetherington, Port Macquarie NSW, golfer (1993 NSW Champ)
1973 Derek Armstrong, Ottawa, NHL center (NY Islanders)
1973 Patrick Poulin, Vanier, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1974 Joey Kent, wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers)
1974 Sam Madison, cornerback (Miami Dolphins)
1975 Bret Anderson, CFL slot back (BC Lions)
1976 Tamas Buday Jr, Budapest Hungary, Canadian canoeist (Olympics-96)
1981 Gabriella MAO Windsor, daughter of English prince Michael

Events


TV-Turnoff Week
TV-Turnoff Week
TV-Turnoff Week
Lyrid meteor shower, radiant in Hercules
National Secretary Day
TV-Turnoff Week
Lyrid meteor shower, radiant in Hercules
National Secretary Day
TV-Turnoff Week
1014 King Brian Boru of Ireland beats Danes at Battle of Clontarf
1154 Damascus surrenders to sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo
1348 1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter)
1500 Pedro Cabral lands & annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz)
1501 Portuguese navigator Pedro Cabral & 6 ships return to Lisbon
1504 King Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria
1616 Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
1633 Sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn
1661 English king Charles II crowned in London
1662 Connecticut chartered as an English colony
1705 Richard Steele's "Tender Husband," premieres in London
1723 Cornelis Steenoven elected archbishop of Utrecht
1775 Opera "Il R Pastore" is produced (Salzburg)
1789 President-elect George Washington moves into Franklin House, NY
1795 William Hastings acquitted in England of high treason
1798 Dutch emperor accepts new Constitution
1826 Missolonghi captured by Turks
1838 English steamship "Great Western" crossing Atlantic docks in NYC
1851 Canada issues its 1st postage stamps
1860 Dem convention in Charleston SC divided over slavery
1861 Arkansas troops seize Ft Smith
1861 Battle of San Antonio, TX
1864 Battle of Cane River, LA (Red River Expedition, Monett's Ferry)
1867 Queen Victoria & Napoleon III turn down plans for a channel tunnel
1871 Blossom Rock in San Francisco Bay is blown up.
1871 Blossom Rock in San Francisco Bay is blown up.
1871 Blossom Rock in SF Bay blown up
1878 1st Dutch test drive of steam tram
1881 Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London
1883 John Heemskerk Azn forms Dutch govt
1891 Jews are expelled from Moscow Russia
1896 Premier of motion pictures (Koster & Bial's Music Hall, NYC)
1896 Vitascope system of movie projection 1st demonstrated (NYC)
1900 1st know occurrence of word "hillbillie" (NY Journal)
1903 NY Highlanders (Yankees) win their 1st game beating Wash Senators 7-2
1904 American Academy of Arts & Letters forms
1908 Denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accord
1910 International Exhibition opens in Brussels
1915 ACA becomes National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA)
1916 Lord Dunsany's "Night at an Inn," premieres in NYC
1918 Battle of Zeebrugge ends
1918 Dover Patrol overthrows Germany U-boat in East Sea
1918 National Urban League forms
1919 Major leagues open a reduced 140-game season
1920 Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara
1921 Charles Paddock runs world record 100m (10.4 secs)
1924 British Empire Exhibition opens at Wembley
1925 1st London performance of operetta "Fasquita" staged
1925 Pastor LH Perquin forms Union of Catholic Dutch Radio (KRO) forms
1932 Shakespeare Memorial Theatre opens at Stratford-on-Avon
1933 Dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal
1936 Carl Hubbell's 1st start of season is his 17th straight win
1938 Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self government
1939 1st performance of Bla Bartk's 2nd Concerto for violin
1939 Boston Red Sox Ted Williams hits his 1st HR
1940 Dance hall fires kills 198 (Natchez Miss)
1940 NY Yankees dedicate a plaque to Jacob Rupert
1941 Greece Army surrenders to German Nazis RAF brings Greek king George II to Egypt
1942 4-day allied bombing on Rostock begins
1942 Luftwaffe bombs Exeter
1943 British & US offensive directed at Tunis/Bizerta
1945 Concentration camp Flossenburg liberated
1945 US troops in Italy cross river Po
1946 Bkln Dodger Ed Head no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0
1948 KSTP TV channel 5 in St Paul-Minneapolis, MN (ABC) 1st broadcast
1949 Courtesy Mail Boxes for motorists appear in San Francisco.
1949 Courtesy Mail Boxes for motorists appear in San Francisco.
1949 Chinese Red army conquerors Nanjing
1949 Courtesy mail boxes for motorists started in SF
1949 Netherlands annexes Elten & Tudderen
1950 1st major league day game completed under lights (Phils 6, Braves 5)
1950 4th NBA Championship: Min Lakers beat Syracuse Nationals, 4 games to 2
1950 Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island
1950 Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers, 4 games to 3
1951 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Richmond Women's Golf Open
1952 Bob Cain of Browns & Bob Feller of Indians each pitch a one-hitter
1952 NY Giant Hoyt Wilhelm wins his 1st relief game & hits his only HR
1952 Oil pipeline from Kirkuk to Banias completed
1953 General Charles P Cabell, USAF, becomes deputy director of CIA
1953 KTAR (now KPNX) TV channel 12 in Phoenix, AZ (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 WCOV TV channel 20 in Montgomery, AL (IND/CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 Hammerin' Hank Aaron hits 1st of his 755 homers
1955 "Kismet" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 583 performances
1955 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Carrollton Golf Open
1956 US Supreme court ends race segregation on buses
1958 Gil Hodges hits his 300th HR & Pee Wee Reese plays in 2,000th game
1959 "Destry Rides Again" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 472 perfs
1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London
1960 1st performance of Ferde Grof's "San Francisco Suite"
1961 "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances
1961 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
1962 First US satellite to reach moon launched from Cape Canaveral
1962 First US satellite to reach moon launched from Cape Canaveral
1962 1st US satellite to reach the moon launched
1962 NY Mets win their 1st game ever, after going 0-9, beat Pirates 9-1
1962 Ranger 4, 1st US satellite to reach Moon launched from Cape Canaveral
1963 "She Loves Me" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 302 perfs
1963 Jerry Bock & S Harnick's musical "She Loves Me," premieres in NYC
1964 James Baldwin's "Blues for Mr Charlie," premieres in NYC
1964 New York State Theater opens
1964 Houston Colt 45s Ken Johnson becomes 1st major league pitcher to lose a 9 inning no-hitter, Reds win 1-0
1965 Launch of first Soviet communications satelite
1965 Launch of first Soviet communications satelite
1965 Launch of 1st Soviet communications satellite
1967 Soyuz 1 launched, Vladimir Komarov becomes 1st inflight casualty
1967 Soyuz 1 launched, Vladimir Komarov becomes 1st inflight casualty
1967 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational
1967 Soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes 1st in-flight casualty
1968 "I'm Solomon" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 7 performances
1968 1st decimal coins issued in Britain (5 & 10 pence)
1968 United Methodist Church forms
1969 ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Jim Chestney
1969 LA Laker Jerry West scores 53 points
1969 Over 1000 mi flooded in Shantung Province China
1969 Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Bobby Kennedy
1971 Columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike
1971 Soyuz 10 launched; cosmonauts become 1st in Salyut 1 space station
1972 Apollo 16 astronauts explore the Moon's surface
1972 Apollo 16 astronauts explore the Moon's surface
1972 26th Tony Awards: Sticks & Bones & 2 Gentlemen of Verona win
1972 Apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface
1972 Betty Burfeind wins LPGA Birmingham Centennital Golf Classic
1974 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
1975 Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land," premieres in London
1977 ADO The Hague soccer team forms
1977 Dr Allen Bussey completes 20,302 yo-yo loops
1977 Milt workers kill 300-500 students in Addis Ababa
1977 Czech chess master Vlastimil Hort plays 201 games simultaneously & only loses 10
1978 Amy Alcott wins LPGA American Defender Golf Classic
1978 Reds Joe Morgan ends record streak of 91 cons errorless games at 2nd
1978 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1980 Soviet sub catches fire off Japan, 9 die
1983 David Hookes scores his only Test Cricket century, 143* v Sri Lanka
1984 AIDS-virus identified (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)
1985 Brooklyn College soccer team wins Nepal's invitational
1985 Coca-Cola announced it is changing its secret flavor formula
1985 Flyers 5-Isles 3-Patrick Div Finals-Flyers hold 3-0 lead
1985 New Coke debuts
1986 Grand Floridian Beach Resort groundbreaking
1986 Madrid-Nelli Cooman runs world record 60m indoor (7 sec)
1987 28 construction workers killed in an apt collapse in Bridgeport, Ct
1987 NJ Devils farm team Maine Mariners (AHL) move to Utica (Devils) NY
1988 A Greek pedals self-powered aircraft, 74 miles
1988 Federal smoking ban during domestic airline flights of 2 hrs or less
1988 Karolina Szabo runs female world record 25k (1:29:30)/30k (1:47;06)
1989 Betsy King wins LPGA USX Golf Classic
1989 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his last game as a Laker
1989 Nolan Ryan blows a no hitter in 9th inning
1989 Students in Beijing China announce class boycotts
1990 11th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1991 Bjorn Borg loses 6-2, 6-3 to Jordi Arrese after 8 year lay off
1991 Gordon Greenidge scores 223 v Aus, his last Test Cricket knock at home
1991 USSR grants republics right to secede under certain conditions
1992 "Shirnada" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances
1992 Marion Berry (former mayor of Wash DC) let out of prison
1992 McDonald's opens its 1st fast-food restaurant in China
1993 Eritrea votes to secede from Ethiopia
1993 Mtley Cre's Mike Mars files for divorce from Emi-Canyn
1993 Peter Townshend's musical "Tommy," premieres in NYC
1994 Army shoots to death 23-40 fishermen in Gonaives Haiti
1994 General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Norm Duke
1994 Libertarian party nominates Howard Stern for Governor of NY
1995 Laura Davis wins LPGA Chick-fil-A Charity Golf Championship
1995 Pres Clinton declares a national day of mourning for Okla City
1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Reno NV on KRZQ 96.5 FM
1996 Sotherby begins 4 day auction of Jackie O stuff-take in $34.5 million
1997 "Titanic," opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
1997 32nd Academy of Country Music Awards: LeAnn Rines & Brooks & Dunn

That's All....

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