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Sunday, April 28, 2019.



Birthdays


1442 Edward IV, king of England (1461-70, 1471-83)
1442 Edward IV, king of England (1461-70, 1471-83)
1442 Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)
1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral
1698 Karel Jozef, ruler of Batthyányi
1715 Franz Sparry, composer
1748 Lorenz Justinian Ott, composer
1750 Paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer
1753 Franz K Achard, German physicist
1757 Claus Nielsen Schali, composer
1758 James Monroe, 5th President (1816-1824)
1758 James Monroe, 5th President (1816-1824)
1758 James Monroe, Westmoreland Va, (D-R) 5th pres (1817-25)
1765 S.F. Lacroix --1843
1765 S.F. Lacroix --1843
1765 S.F. Lacroix --1843
1765 S.F. Lacroix --1843
1765 S.F. Lacroix --1843
1770 Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/minister of Foreign affairs
1774 Francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse
1795 Charles Sturt, England, explorer (Australia)
1809 Conradus Leemans, Dutch archaeologist
1810 Daniel Ullmann, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1812 Daniel Henry Rucker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910
1815 Andrew Jackson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1825 James Winning McMillan, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1826 Alexander Stadtfeld, composer
1838 Tobias M Carel Asser, Holland, advocate of world law (Nobel 1911)
1842 Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Brazil (1870-89)
1846 Johann E Backlund, Swedish astronomer (planets/asteroids)
1848 Ludvig Schytte, composer
1864 William F A Ellison, Irish clergyman/director (Armagh Observatory)
1868 Émile Bernard, writer
1870 Hermann Suter, composer
1873 Harold Bauer, English/US pianist (Beethoven-Association)
1874 Karl Kraus, writer
1874 Sidney Toler, Warrensburg MO, actor (Madame X, Meeting at Midnight)
1876 Frank Cavanagh, one of football's coaching greats
1878 Lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], Phila, actor (Free Soul, Dr Kildare)
1879 Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher
1879 Franz Arnold, writer
1882 Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist
1886 Erich Salomon, German photographer
1888 Henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland)
1889 António de Oliveira Salazar, premier/dictator Portugal (1932-68)
1889 Bryant Washburn, Chicago, actor (Exposure, Millionaire Kid, Nabonga)
1889 Karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear admiral
1892 Georges Antoine, composer
1892 John Jacob Niles, composer
1892 Joseph Dunninger, NYC, mentalist (Amazing Dunninger)
1900 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer, (Oort Cloud)
1900 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer, (Oort Cloud)
1900 Bruno Apitz, writer
1900 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud")
1900 Maurice Thorez, secretary-general (French Communist Party)
1901 Corry Vonk, [Cornelia D], wife of Wim Kan (ABC-cabaret)
1906 Bartholomeus J "Bart" Bok, Dutch/US astronomer (Milky Way)
1906 Kurt Gödel, Austria, mathematician (Incompleteness Theorem)
1906 Pierre [Louis] Boileau, Paris France, novelist (Vertigo)
1907 Marion Coulon, Belgian theoriest (Jeunesse ů la dérive)
1908 Arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop
1908 Jack Fingleton, cricketer (Australian opener of 30's)
1908 Michael T Fitzmaurice, Chicago IL, actor (Reported Missing, 14 Hours)
1911 Frans Vroons, actor/tenor/director (Neth Opera)
1912 Odette Hallowes, British classified agent in France (WW II)
1914 Skuli Halldorsson, composer
1917 Joop Waasdorp, Dutch writer (Naked Life)
1917 Robert Anderson, NY, writer (Tea & Sympathy, Never Sang for My Father)
1917 Robert Cornthwaite, St Helen Oregon, actor (Thing, War of the Worlds)
1920 Nan Merriman, US/Neth singer (Arturo Toscanini NBC Orch)
1921 Rowland Evans, White Marsh Pa, news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak)
1922 Guillaume Jorissen, Flemish politician (Volksunie)
1922 Iser J Koepermann, Russian/US world checkers champ (1958-68, 75-76)
1922 William S Broomfield, (Rep-R-MI, 1956- )
1923 Adele Mara, Dearborn Mich, actress/singer (Cool Million, Wheels)
1923 Wolfgang Steffen, composer
1924 Kenneth David Kaunda, founder/president (Zambia, 1964-91)
1925 Richard C Sarafian, NYC, director/actor (Foley Square)
1926 Harper Lee, author (To Kill a Mockingbird)
1927 Garfield Weston, English industrial/billionaire (Twinings Tea)
1928 Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter
1929 Carolyn Jones, Amarillo Texas, actress (Morticia-Addams Family)
1930 Christopher John Magenis Headington, composer
1930 James Baker 3, Houston, Sec of Treasury (1985-88), Sec State (1989-92)
1932 Marek Kopelent, composer
1933 Karl Heinz Wahren, composer
1933 Oliver "Bops Junior" Jackson, drummer
1936 John Martin Tchicai, composer
1937 Saddam Hussein, Iraqi president
1937 Saddam Hussein, Iraqi president
1937 Saddam Hussein, Iraqi president
1937 Saddam Hussein, Iraqi president
1937 Saddam Hussein, Iraqi president
1937 Saddam Hussein, [At-Takriti], president of Iraq (1979- )
1938 Beverly F Albert, architect
1938 Madge Sinclair, Kingston Jamaica, actress (Bell-Roots, Trapper John)
1941 Ann-Margret
1941 Ann-Margret
1941 Ann-Margret
1941 Ann-Margret
1941 Ann-Margret
1941 Ann-Margret, Valsjobya Sweden, actress (Bye Bye Birdie, Tommy)
1942 Ghislaine Hermanez, architect
1942 Mike Brearley, cricketer (outstanding England captain 1977-81)
1943 Fantastic Johnny C[orley], US singer (Boogaloo down Broadway)
1943 John Oliver Creighton, Orange Tx, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 51G, 36, 48)
1945 Ajit Manohar Pai, cricketer (one Test India v NZ 1969)
1947 Steve Khan, jazz musician (Christmas Waltz)
1948 Marcia Strassman, NYC, actress (Julle Kotter-Welcome Back Kotter)
1949 Jerome "Jay" Apt, Springfield Mass, astronaut (STS 37, 47, 59, 79)
1950 Jay Leno, entertainer
1950 Jay Leno, entertainer
1950 Jay Leno, entertainer
1950 Jay Leno, entertainer
1950 Jay Leno, entertainer
1950 Jay Leno, New Rochelle, comedian/talk show host (Tonight Show)
1950 Willie Colon, Bronx NY, actor (Last Flight)
1952 Mary McDonnell, Wilkes-Barre PA, actress (Sneakers, Independence Day)
1953 Julie Cole, LPGA golfer
1955 Eddie Jobson, rock violinist (Zappa, UK, Roxy Music-For Your Pleasure)
1956 Jeremy John Beadle, writer/broadcaster
1956 Paul S Lockhart, Amarillo Tx, Major USAF/astronaut
1957 Leopold Eyharts, France, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26, TM-28/27)
1958 Nancy Lee Grahn
1958 Nancy Lee Grahn
1958 Nancy Lee Grahn
1958 Nancy Lee Grahn
1958 Nancy Lee Grahn
1958 Hal Evan Sutton, Shreveport LA, PGA golfer (1982 Walt Disney)
1958 Nancy Lee Grahn, actress (Santa Barbara)
1960 Wally Langdon, bassist (Bob Color)
1961 Cathy Gerring, Ft Wayne IN, LPGA golfer (1990 Lady Keystone Open)
1962 Evguenni Rochtchin, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Oly-98)
1964 Barry Larkin, Cincinnati OH, infielder (Cin Reds)
1964 Helen Marina Lucy Windsor, England, daughter of Prince Edward
1964 Mark Hager, Australian field hockey forward/capt (Olympics-4th-88, 96)
1966 Jim Poole, Rochester NY, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
1966 John Patrick Daly, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1995 British Open)
1967 Monique Noel, Salem Oregon, playmate (May, 1989)
1967 Pete Stoyanovich, NFL kicker (Miami Dolphins, KC Chiefs)
1968 Andy Flower, cricketer (Zimbabwe keeper & victorious Test captain)
1968 Damion Lyons, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
1968 Mark Carrier, NFL safety (Chic Bears, Detroit Lions)
1969 Merlelynn Lange-Harris, Toronto Ontario, basketball center (Oly-96)
1970 Jason Belser, defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
1970 Mark Harris, wide receiver (San Francisco 49ers)
1970 Nicklas Lidstrom, Vasteras SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, Detroit)
1970 Richard Fromberg, Australia, tennis star
1971 Chris Young, Penn, actor (Bryce Lynch-Max Headroom, Great Outdoors)
1971 Meredith McGrath, Midland Mich, tennis star (1996 Essen doubles)
1971 Mihai Apostal, Bucharest Romania, Canadian kayaker (Olympics-96)
1971 Simbi Khali, actress (Nina-Third Rock From the Sun)
1972 Jan Benda, Reet Belgium, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
1972 Jean-Paul van Gastel, soccer player (Willem II)
1972 Michelle Menzies, Barrie Ont, Canadian ice pairs (1995, 96 Can champs)
1973 Earl Holmes, linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1973 Marc[us] Blake Schneider, Lubbock TX, rower (Olympics-bronze-1996)
1973 Melvin Hayes, NFL tackle (NY Jets, Tennessee Oilers)
1973 Serge Zwikker, NBA center (Houston Rockets)
1974 Sergei Stas, NHL defenseman (Team Belarus, Oly-98)
1975 James Thrash, wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1975 Martin Lewis, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
1978 Nate Richert, St Paul Minn, actor (Harvey-Sabrina)
1981 Jessica Alba
1981 Jessica Alba
1981 Jessica Alba
1981 Jessica Alba
1981 Jessica Alba

Events


TV-Turnoff Week
TV-Turnoff Week
TV-Turnoff Week
Kiss Your Mate Day
TV-Turnoff Week
Kiss Your Mate Day
TV-Turnoff Week
357 Emperor Constantius II visits Rome
585 War between Lydia and Media is ended by a solar eclipse.
585 War between Lydia and Media is ended by a solar eclipse.
585 War between Lydia & Media ended by solar eclipse
1202 King Philip II throws out John without Country, from France
1253 -May 7th) Utrecht destroyed by fire
1376 English parliament demands supervision on royal outlay
1503 Battle at Cerignalo: Spanish army under G Córdoba beats France
1521 Treaty of Worms: Emperor Charles names his brother Ferdinand Arch duke of Neth-Austria
1550 Powers of Dutch inquisition extends
1635 Virginia Gov John Harvey accused of treason & removed from office
1655 English admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet
1686 First volume of Isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA is published.
1686 First volume of Isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA is published.
1686 1st volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published
1754 Mutiny on the HMS Bounty occurs.
1754 Mutiny on the HMS Bounty occurs.
1770 Capt James Cook in Endeavor lands at Botany Bay in Australia
1788 Maryland becomes 7th state to ratify constitution
1789 Fletcher Christian leads Mutiny on HMS Bounty & Capt William Bligh
1796 Cease fire of Cherasco
1804 31 English ship sail Suriname river demand transition colony
1818 Monroe proclaims naval disarmament on Great Lakes & Lake Champlain
1829 Dutch parliament accepts new press laws
1847 George B Vashon becomes 1st black to enter NY State Bar
1848 Free last slaves in French colonies
1855 1st veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston
1865 Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera "L'Africaine," premieres in Paris
1865 Opera "L'Africaine" is produced (Paris)
1892 1st performance of Antonin Dvorák's overture "Carneval"
1901 1st soccer game between Belgium (8) & Netherlands (0)
1901 Cleveland's Bock Baker gives up a record 23 singles as White Sox beat Blues (Cleveland Blues!) 13-1
1910 1st night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England)
1914 W. H. Carrier patents air conditioner.
1914 W. H. Carrier patents air conditioner.
1914 181 die in coal mine collapse at Eccles WV
1914 W H Carrier patents air conditioner
1919 First successful parachute jump is made.
1919 First successful parachute jump is made.
1919 1st jump with Army Air Corp (rip-cord type) parachute (Les Irvin)
1920 Azerbaijan SSR joins USSR (1st time)
1922 WOI (Ames, Iowa) country's 1st licensed educational radio station
1923 Wembley Stadium opens-Bolton Wanderers vs West Ham United (FA Cup)
1924 119 die in Benwood West Virginia coal mine disaster
1925 Kurd rebels surrender to Turkish army
1925 Netherlands & Great Britain return to gold standard
1930 1st night organized baseball game (Independence KS)
1931 Program for woman athletes approved for 1932 Olympics track & field
1932 1st broadcast of "One Man's Family" on NBC-radio
1932 Yellow fever vaccine for humans announced
1934 FDR signs Home Owners Loan Act
1934 Soccer team Blue White '34 forms
1934 Spanish govt of Samper forms
1934 Tigers' Goose Goslin grounds into 4 straight double plays
1935 Moscow underground opens (81 km long)
1937 1st animated cartoon electric sign displayed (NYC)
1937 1st commercial flight across Pacific, Pan Am
1938 King Zog of Albania marries Countess Geraldine of Hungary
1939 Hitler claims German-Polish non-attack treaty still in effect
1940 Glenn Miller records "Pennsylvania 6-5000"
1940 Rudolf Hess becomes commandant of concentration camp Auschwitz
1941 Last British troops in Greece surrenders
1942 "WW II" titled so, as result of Gallup Poll.
1942 "WW II" titled so, as result of Gallup Poll.
1942 "WW II" titled so, as result of Gallup Poll
1942 Nightly "dim-out" begins along East Coast
1943 1st performance of Marc Blitzstein's "Freedom Morning"
1943 German-Italian counter offensive in North-Africa
1943 US 34th Division occupies Djebel el Hara North Tunisia
1944 Stalin meets Polish/US priest S Orlemanski
1944 Exercise "Tiger" ends with 750 US soldiers dead in D-Day rehearsal after their convoy ships were attacked by German torpedo boats
1945 British commands attack Elbe & occupies Lauenburg
1945 US 5th army reaches Swiss border
1947 Thor Heyerdahl and Kon-Tiki sail from Peru to Polynesia.
1947 Thor Heyerdahl and Kon-Tiki sail from Peru to Polynesia.
1947 Thor Heyerdahl & "Kon-Tiki" sail from Peru to Polynesia
1949 Bkln, Commish Chandler suspends Durocher but he is absolved on May 3 NY fan charges Leo Durocher with assault after Giants lose 15-2 to
1952 WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect.
1952 WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect.
1952 Patty Berg wins LPGA Richmond Golf Open
1952 St Louis Browns lend 2 black minor leaguers to Hankyu Braves of Japan
1952 WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect
1955 WBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1956 Last French troop leave Vietnam
1956 Reds Frank Robinson hits his 1st of 586 HRs
1957 Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1957 WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1958 Vanguard TV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed)
1958 Vice Pres Richard Nixon begins goodwill tour of Latin America
1959 KLOE TV channel 10 in Goodland, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting
1959 KPLR TV channel 11 in Saint Louis, MO (IND) begins broadcasting
1960 "Christine" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 12 performances
1960 WIPM TV channel 3 in Mayaguez, PR (PBS) begins broadcasting
1961 Lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude
1961 Warren Spahn pitches 2nd no hitter at 41 beats SF Giants, 1-0
1963 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1963 17th Tony Awards: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? & A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum win
1964 Japan joins OECO
1965 Barbra Streisand stars on "My Name is Barbra" special on CBS
1965 Lindsey Nelson broadcasts game at Astrodome from a hanging gondola
1965 Richard Helms replaces Marshall S Carter as deputy director of CIA
1965 US marines invade Dominican Republic, stay until October 1966
1965 William F Raborn Jr replaces John A McCone as 7th head of CIA
1966 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
1966 38th Academy Awards - "Sound of Music," Julie Christie & L Marvin win
1966 Cleve ties record with 10th straight win since Opening Day
1966 OCAM, Common Afro-Mauritian Organization forms
1967 Expo 67 opens in Montréal
1967 Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army & stripped of boxing title
1968 11 year-old Mary Bell strangles 4 year-old
1968 Carol Mann wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies' Golf Invitational
1969 Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France
1969 King Crismson with Greg Lake & Ian McDonald debuts
1971 Dutch social democratic party/D'66/DS'70 win parliamentary election
1971 Samuel Lee Gravely Jr becomes 1st black admiral in US Navy
1972 Courts awarded Kentucky Derby prize money to 2nd place winner because winner was given drugs before race
1974 Last Americans are evacuated from Saigon.
1974 Last Americans are evacuated from Saigon.
1974 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1975 John Lennon appears on "Tonight" & Ringo on "Smother Brothers"
1975 South-Vietnam Gen Duong Van Minh sworn in as president till April 30
1977 Christopher Boyce is convicted for selling satellite secrets.
1977 Christopher Boyce is convicted for selling satellite secrets.
1977 Christopher Boyce convicted for selling secrets
1977 Andreas Baader & members of Baader-Meinhoff jailed for life after a trial lasting nearly 2 years in Stuttgart, Germany
1980 Cyrus Vance, Carter's Secretary of State, resigns
1980 Reunion Arena in Dallas opens
1983 Argentine govt declares all 15-30,000 missing persons dead
1983 Bruins 4-Isles 1-Wales Conf Championship-Series tied 1-1
1983 NASA launches Geos-F
1984 "La Tragedie de Carmen" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 187 perfs
1985 Alice Miller wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic
1985 Billy Martin named NY Yankee manager for 4th time
1985 Fernando Valenzuela sets record of 41 scoreless inn to start season
1985 Flyers ?-Isles 1-Patrick Div Finals-Flyers win series 4-1
1986 Chernobyl, USSR site of world's worst nuclear power plant disaster
1987 NBA announces expansion to Charlotte NC & Miami Fla in 1988 & Minneapolis Minn & Orlando Fla in 1989
1988 "Chess" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 68 performances
1988 Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess
1988 Baltimore Orioles lose AL record 21 games in a row
1988 NJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes
1989 Argentina, hit by rocketing inflation, runs out of money
1989 Iran protests sale of "Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie
1990 "Chorus Line" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 6,137 performances
1990 Boston Celtics score most points in a playoff, beat NY Knicks 157-128
1990 Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Dave Ferraro
1990 Guns & Roses' Axl marries Erin Everly (annulled same year)
1990 Last issue of Dutch communist daily De Waarheid (The Truth)
1991 "Gypsy" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 105 performances
1991 "Taking Steps" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 78 perfs
1991 Space Shuttle STS 39 (Discovery 12) launched
1992 Brewers beat Blue Jays 22-2 with AL record 31 hits in 9 innings
1992 Italian President Francesco Cossiga formally resigns
1993 "Tango Passion" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 5 performances
1993 Carlo Ciampi forms Italian govt with ex-communists
1993 Zambian plane crashes at Libreville, Gabon, 30 soccer players die
1993 NY Islanders beat Wash Caps 4 to 1 in playoffs, Caps Dale Hunter attacks Pierre Turgeon after scoring, in hockey's worst cheap shot
1994 1st multi-racial election in South Africa ends [3 days]
1994 Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer & wife Rosario plead guilty to spying
1994 Freddy Thielemans sworn in as mayor of Brussels Belgium
1994 Lisa Marie Presley separates from Danny Keough
1995 Gas explosion in South Korean metro, 103 die
1995 Sri Lankaan BAE748 crashes at Palaly, 52 die
1996 "Big," opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 193 performances
1996 Martin Bryant shoots & kills 35 in Port Arthur Tasmania
1996 Meg Mallon wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
1997 "Jekyll & Hyde" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC

That's All....

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