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Thursday, May 10, 2018.



Birthdays


1536 Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl Marshall
1697 Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
1705 Gallus Zeiler, composer
1724 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)
1727 Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance (17.. -76)
1730 George Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence)
1741 Johann Michael Schmidt, composer
1754 Asmus Jakob Carstens, painter
1760 Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, soldier/author/composer (Marseillaise)
1760 J P Hebel, writer
1769 Jean Lannes, duc de Montebello, Marshal of France
1770 Louis Nicholas Davout, French fieldmarshal (defeated Prussians)
1776 George Thomas Smart, composer
1780 Peter Lichtenthal, composer
1783 Niccola Benvenuti, composer
1788 Augustin-Jean Fresnel, pioneered in optics.
1788 Augustin-Jean Fresnel, optics pioneer/physicist
1788 Augustin-Jean Fresnel, pioneered in optics.
1795 Jacques-Nicolas-Augustin Thierry, historian
1800 Nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer
1810 James Shields, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1879
1813 Montgomery Blair, Franklin County Ky, lawyer (Dred Scot V Sandford)
1822 August Ritter von Pettenkofen, painter
1823 John Sherman, MC (Union), died in 1900
1824 Charles Henry Van Wyck, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1825 Rudolf Viole, composer
1830 Franois M Raoult, French physicist/chemist (law of Raoult)
1837 Pinckney B S Pinchback, Lt gov (Louisiana)
1838 James, 1st Viscount Bryce, historian/statesman
1843 Benito Prez Galds, Spain, novelist (Fountain of Gold, Nazarin)
1843 Kaufmann Kohler, reform rabbi/theologian
1847 W. Killing --1923
1847 W. Killing --1923
1847 W. Killing --1923
1847 W. Killing --1923
1847 W. Killing --1923
1850 Thomas Johnstone Lipton, Glasgow, yachtsman/tea magnate (Lipton Tea)
1855 Anatoli Liadov, St Petersburg, Russia, composer (Enchanted Lake) [NS]
1857 Hendrik Zwaardemaker, Dutch physiologist (olfactometer)
1858 Frederick Zech Jr, composer
1867 Jim Kelly, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian 1896-1905)
1873 Carl J Eldh, Swedish sculptor
1873 Jan Kalf, literary/art historian (Preservation of museums)
1876 Ivan Cankar, Slavs author (Hlapec Jernej-Njegova Pravica)
1877 Roderich Mojsisovics-Mojsvar, composer
1878 Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (1923, Nobel 1926)
1882 Thurston Hall, Boston MA, actor (Roaming Lady, In Society)
1885 Fritz v Unruh, writer
1885 Mae Murray, [Girl with bee-stung lips], VA, actress (High Stakes)
1885 Marie Benavente, [Maria Wissink], actress (Scapegoat)
1886 Karl Barth, Basel Switzerland, theologian/author (Action in Waiting)
1886 Olaf Stapleton, British religious sci-fi writer (Star Maker)
1887 Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels)
1888 Max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, Vienna, composer (Gone With Wind)
1894 Dimitri Tiomkin, Russia, composer (Acad Award 1954-High & Mighty)
1897 Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1923)
1897 Ewart Levy
1898 Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization)
1898 Herbert Elwell, Minneapolis Minnesota, composer (Happy Hypocrite)
1899 Fred Astaire, Omaha Neb, tap dancer/actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime)
1901 Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist
1902 David O. Selznick, film producer.
1902 David O Selznick, Pittsburgh Pa, producer (Gone With the Wind)
1902 Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37)
1902 David O. Selznick, film producer.
1903 Kay Petre, early racing driver
1904 David Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda)
1905 Angus Paton, civil engineer
1907 Harilaos Perpessas, composer
1908 Carl Albert, (D) speaker of the House
1908 Henry Diamond, Irish Nationalist MP
1909 Harold Francis Collison, trade Unionist
1909 Lord Collison, British union leader (agriculture workers)
1909 Maybelle Carter, Nickelsville Va, country singer (Johnny Cash Show)
1910 Jimmy Demaret, winner of 44 golf tournaments, but not the Open
1910 Margot Turner, matron-in-chief (Army Nursing Service)
1912 Edward Gardner, Queen's Court/MP
1912 Erik Jorgensen, composer
1912 Harold Myers, film journalist
1914 Charles McGraw, NYC, actor (Michael-Falcon, Smith Family)
1914 Lord Smith, British surgeon
1915 Bert van Dongen, [Abraham J Cohen], singer/impressionist/actor
1915 Christian Beyers Naud, South African anti-apartheid fighter
1915 Denis Thatcher, husband of British PM Margaret (1979-90)
1915 Duke of Sutherland
1915 Monica Dickens, author/founder (US Samaritians)
1915 Salah Abou Seif, director
1916 Milton Babbitt, US mathematician/composer (Widow's Lament)
1918 Margo, singer (Golden Irish Favorites)
1918 T Berry Brazelton, doctor (On Being a Father)
1919 Ella Grasso, (Gov-D-Ct)
1919 Louis Sen A Kaw, Surinam dam builder
1919 Tibor Sarai, composer
1920 Basil Kelly, Lord Justice of Appeals (Northern Ireland)
1921 Bert Weedon, rocker
1921 Nancy Walker, Phila, Bounty ads/actress (Rhoda, McMillan & Wife)
1922 Nancy Walker
1922 Nancy Walker
1922 Nancy Walker
1922 Nancy Walker
1922 Nancy Walker
1922 David Orr, deputy chairman (Inchcape)/CEO (British Council, Unilever)
1923 John Dugdal, Lord-Lt (Salop)
1925 Edward Fursdon, British Maj-Gen (defense council)
1926 Duncan Watson, president (World Blind Union)
1929 Brian Corby, CEO (Prudential)
1929 Fats Domino, rocker (Blueberry Hill)
1929 Marquess of Downshire
1930 June Knox-Mawer, British radio host/novelist (World of Islands)
1930 Pat Summerall, NFLer (NY Giants)/sportscaster (CBS)/alchoholic
1931 Lord Michael Mustill, of Pateley Bridge, Lord Justice of Appeal
1932 Earl of Rothes
1932 Francoise Fabian, Hussein Dey Algeria, actress (Happy New Year)
1933 Barbara Taylor Bradford, author
1934 Cliff Wilson, snooker player
1934 William Lithgow, Scottish industrialist/multi-millionaire
1935 Henry Fambrough, US singer (Spinners)
1935 Larry Williams, rocker
1936 Gary Owens
1936 Gary Owens
1936 Gary Owens
1936 Gary Owens
1936 Gary Owens
1936 Anthony Mullens, British Lt-Gen (Deputy chief of defense)
1936 Gary Owens, Mitchell SD, disc jockey/TV host (Laugh In, Gong Show)
1936 Michael Stone, English broker/multi-millionaire (Man Group)
1936 Trevor Clay, Gen-Sec (Royal College of Nursing)
1937 Arthur Kopit, US, playwright (Day Whores Came Out to Play Tennis)
1937 Jim Hickman, baseball player (Mets, Dodgers, Cubs)
1937 Tamara Press, USSR, shot putter/discus thrower (Oly-gold-60)
1938 Manuel Santana, tennis player (US Open 1965)
1938 Maxim Shostakovich, Leningrad Russia, conductor (Atlanta Symph)
1938 Merritt Ranew, baseball player
1938 Michael Shea, director (Hanson Trust)/Queen's press sect
1938 Peter Davies, Major-General/Director-General (RSPCA)
1938 Philip Gordon Winsor, composer
1940 Arthur Alexander, US singer/songwriter (Lonely Just Like Me)
1940 Taurean Blacque, actor (Neal Washington-Hill Street Blues)
1940 William Cash, MP
1941 Danny Rapp, Phila, rocker (Danny & Juniors)
1941 Ken Berry, baseball player (White Sox, Angels, Brewers, Indians)
1941 Win Bischoff, CEO (Schroders)
1942 Bill Coday, US singer (You're Gonna Then Me)
1942 Ingram Douglas Marshall, composer
1943 Bruce Raymond, jockey
1943 Donovan, [Leitch], Scotland, guitarist/folk singer (Mellow Yellow)
1943 James Earl Chaney, US civil rights activist
1944 Abdul Kadir, cricketer (Pakistani batsman-keeper in 4 Tests 1964-65)
1944 Anne-Marie Pisier
1944 Jackie Lomax, Liverpool, rocker (Is This What You Want)
1944 Jim Abrahams, Shorewood WI, director (Hot Shots, Top Secret)
1944 Kathy Farrer, LPGA golfer
1944 Marie-France Pisier, Daclat Vietnam, actress (Scruples, Midnight)
1945 Justice Laws
1945 Pamelo Mounk'a, musician
1946 Donovan
1946 Donovan
1946 Donovan
1946 Donovan
1946 Donovan
1946 Graham Gouldman, Manchester England, bassist (10cc-No Milk Today)
1946 Maureen Lipman, actress (Educating Rita, Wonderworks)
1947 Dave Mason, Worcester England, singer/songwriter (We Just Disagree)
1947 Jay Ferguson, Burbank Calif, rocker (Spirit-I Got A Line on You)
1947 Meg Foster, Conn, actress (Sunshine, Cagney & Lacey)
1947 Paul Nicholas Young, architect
1948 Christopher Gent, CEO (Vodafone Group)
1951 Ron Banks, US R&B singer (Dramatics-Whatcha See is Whatcha Get)
1951 Steve Gunderson, (Rep-R-WI, 1981- )
1952 Sly Dunbar, Kingston Jamaica, reggae drummer (Sly & Robbie)
1953 Aynsley Dunbar, rocker (Mothers of Invention-200 Motels, Retaliation)
1953 Barbara Moxness, LPGA golfer
1953 Lawrence Lau, actor (Jamie Frame-Another World)
1953 Steve Thomas, rocker (Shooting Star)
1954 Jeff Apple, Miami Florida, producer (In the Line of Fire)
1955 Bruce Hartzler, Wash DC, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1955 Chris Berman, sportscaster (ESPN)
1955 Homer Simpson, animation (Simpsons)
1955 Mark David Chapman, assassin (John Lennon)
1957 Phil Mahre, Yakima Wash, alpine slalom skier (Oly-gold/silver-80, 84)
1957 Sid Vicious, [John Simon Ritchie], England, bassist (Sex Pistols)
1957 Steve Mahre, Yakima Wash, twin alpine slalom skier (Oly-Silver-80, 84)
1958 Ellen Ochoa, LA Calif, PhD/Astronaut (STS 56, 66)
1958 Jeannette Kohlhaas, LPGA golfer
1958 Margaret Ward, LPGA golfer
1958 Rick Santorum, (Rep-R-Penn)
1959 Dan Schayes, NBA center/forward (Miami Heat, Orlando Magic)
1960 (Paul Hewson) Bono
1960 (Paul Hewson) Bono
1960 (Paul Hewson) Bono
1960 (Paul Hewson) Bono
1960 (Paul Hewson) Bono
1960 Bono Vox, [Paul Hauson], Dublin Ireland, rocker (U2-Joshua Tree)
1960 Merlene Ottey, Jamaican/Italian running star (Olympics)
1960 Tauseef Ahmed, cricketer (leading Pakistani off-spinner of 80's)
1960 Victoria Rowell, Portland ME, actress (Drucilla-Young & Restless)
1961 Danny Carey, Tool's drums and percussion
1961 Danny Carey, Tool's drums and percussion
1961 Danny Carey, Tool's drums and percussion
1961 Danny Carey, Tool's drums and percussion
1961 Danny Carey, Tool's drums and percussion
1961 Blyth Tait, England, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-gold-96)
1961 Randy Cunneyworth, Etobicoke, NHL left wing (Ottawa Senators)
1961 Teri Copley, Arcadia Calif, actress (Mickey-We've Got it Made)
1962 Garry Daley, keyboard (China Crisis-Christian)
1962 Joey Meyer, baseball player
1962 Robby Thompson, W Palm Beach FL, infielder (SF Giants)
1963 Lisa M Nowak, Wash DC, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut
1964 Dean Spriddle, Plymouth Engld, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Oak Valley)
1965 Jim Schreiner, Kailua Hawaii, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
1965 Linda Evangelista, St Catherines Canada, model (Elite)
1965 Mike Butcher, baseball player
1965 Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)
1965 Todd Kalis, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
1966 Jonathan Edwards, Britain, triple jumper (Olympics-gold/silver-92, 96)
1966 Mikael Andersson, Malmo Swe, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1968 Julie Smith, Glendora Calif, softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1969 Curtis Whitley, NFL center (Panthers, Packers, Raiders)
1969 Dennis Bergkamp, Amsterdam Neth, soccer player (Ajax)
1969 Judson Mills, Purcellville Va, actor (Hutch-As The World Turns)
1969 Martin Driever, WLAF tight end (Rhein Fire)
1969 Pete Schourek, Austin TX, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1970 Andre Stolz, Brisbane QLD, Australasia golfer
1971 Andrei Kravtsov, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)
1971 Eric Stock, soccer player (NEC)
1971 Ronnie Dixon, NFL defensive tackle (Phila Eagles, NY Jets)
1972 Akili Johnson, NFL defensive back (Atlanta Falcons)
1972 Emma Ridley, Hanpstead England, actress (Return to Oz)
1972 Farrell Duclair, CFL fullback (Calgary Stampeders)
1972 Stuart Carlisle, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1995-)
1973 Jerome Williams, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)
1974 Grant Williams, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
1974 Janet Reasons, Port Orchard Washington, Miss America-Washington (1997)
1975 Adam Deadmarsh, Trail BC, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Oly-98)
1977 Amanda Borden
1977 Amanda Borden
1977 Amanda Borden
1977 Amanda Borden
1977 Amanda Borden
1977 Amanda Borden, Cincinnati Ohio, gymnast (World-silv-94, Oly-gold-96)
1991 Emily McEnroe, daughter of Tatum O'Neal & John McEnroe

Events


Native American Day
Native American Day
1267 Vienna's church orders all Jews to wear a distinctive garb
1278 Jews of England imprisoned on charges of coining
1291 Scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I
1427 Jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland
1497 Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for 1st voyage to New World
1503 Columbus discovers Cayman Islands
1525 Church reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague
1534 French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Newfoundland
1559 Scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary
1570 Czar Ivan IV becomes Protestant
1624 Jacob Willekens & Piet Heyn conquer Salvador, Civil rights activist
1652 John Johnson, a free black, is granted 550 acres in Northampton, Va
1655 Jamaica captured by English
1676 Bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia govt begins
1752 Benjamin Franklins 1st tests the lightning rod
1774 Louis XVI ascends to throne of France
1775 Continental Congress issues paper currency for 1st time.
1775 Continental Congress issues paper currency for 1st time.
1775 2nd Cont Congress convenes in Pa issues paper currency for 1st time
1775 2nd Continental Congress names George Washington, supreme commander
1775 Green Mountain Boys capture Ft Ticonderoga NY-American Revolution
1787 Parliament impeaches Warren Hastings
1796 French govt arrest 10 utopists
1796 Napoleon defeats Austria in Battle of Lodi Bridge
1796 Riot after disagreement of patriotic demand in Amsterdam
1797 1st Navy ship, the "United States," is launched
1816 English steamship "Defiance" arrives at Rotterdam harbor
1823 1st steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Ft Snelling
1849 Pack destroys Astor Place opera house in NYC (22 killed)
1857 Indian Mutiny begins with revolt of Sepoys of Meerut
1857 Sepoy-revolt in Meerutkazerne, Delhi
1861 Union troops march on state militia in St Louis, MI
1862 Battle of Plum Run Bend, TN (Plum Point Bend)
1864 Battles at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia
1864 Skirmish at Ny River Virginia
1865 Jefferson Davis captured at Irwinsville Georgia
1865 Surrender of Sam Jones
1869 The Driving of the Golden Spike, Promontory Point, Utah: The Transcontinential railroad is completed.
1869 The Driving of the Golden Spike, Promontory Point, Utah: The Transcontinential railroad is completed.
1869 Golden Spike driven, completes Promontory Pt Ut-Transcontinental RR
1870 Jem Mace & defends his heavyweight crown against Irish champ Joe Coburn, it lasts 1 hr & 17 minutes, & neither is struck by a punch
1871 German-French peace treaty signed: France cedes Elzas
1871 Peace of Frankfurt-am-Main concluded between France & Germany
1872 Victoria Woodhull becomes 1st woman nominated for US president
1876 Centennial Fair opens in Philadelphia
1879 Meteor falls near Estherville, Iowa
1880 General Wolseley opens new legislative council in Pretoria
1881 Lighthouse on Ameland begins operation
1889 17th Preakness: W Anderson aboard Buddhist wins in 2:17
1893 19th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Kunze aboard Lookout wins in 2:39
1893 Imperial Institute in London opens
1905 31st Kentucky Derby: Jack Martin aboard Agile wins in 2:100.75
1906 Russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time
1907 Paul Dukas' opera "Ariane et Barbe Bleue," premieres in Paris
1908 1st Mother's Day observed (Phila)
1909 Winchester's Fred Toney no-hits Lexington for 17 inning
1910 1st aircraft air display held (Hendon, England)
1910 36th Kentucky Derby: Fred Herbert aboard Donau wins in 2:06.4
1910 Comet Halley's closest approach to Earth in 1910 pass
1913 39th Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Goose aboard Donerail wins in 2:04.8
1913 Yanks commit 8 errors & still beat Tigers 10-9 in 10 innings
1915 Zeppelin drops hundred of bombs on Southend-on-Sea
1916 Disastrous fire in Ellendale, ND
1916 Historic Shipport Museum opens in Amsterdam
1917 Atlantic ships get destroyer escorts to stop German attacks
1918 HMS Vindictive sunk to block entrance of Ostend Harbor
1919 45th Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 2:09.8
1919 Race riot in Charleston SC, 2 blacks killed
1921 Luigi Pirandello's "Sei Personaggi in Cerca d'Autore," premieres
1922 Dr Ivy Williams is 1st woman to be called to the English Bar
1922 WHB-AM in Kansas City MO begins radio transmissions
1924 J Edgar Hoover appointed head of FBI
1926 52nd Preakness: John Maiben aboard Display wins in 1:59.8
1928 WGY, Schenectady begins regular TV programming
1929 55th Preakness: Louis Schaefer aboard Dr Freeland wins in 2:01.6
1929 64th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 292 at Muirfield Gullane
1930 The first US planetarium opens, in Chicago.
1930 The first US planetarium opens, in Chicago.
1930 1st US planetarium opens (Adler-Chicago)
1930 Clarrie Grimmett takes 10 for 37 v Yorkshire at Sheffield
1931 Golf ball size hail falls in Burlington NJ
1932 Government declares "Wilhelmus" Neth national anthem
1932 Senate chairman Albert Lebrun becomes president of France
1933 Deutsche Arbeitsfront (DAF) forms
1933 Nazis stage public book burnings in Germany
1933 Paraguay declares war on Bolivia
1933 Suriname worker's union leader A de Come banish to Netherlands
1936 Manuel Azaa elected president of Spain
1936 Nahas Pasja becomes premier of Egypt
1937 Busmen strike in London
1938 Banning speech on anti-fascism demonstration in Amsterdam
1940 British Local Defense Volunteers (Home Guard) forms
1940 Dutch torpedo boat Johan van Galen sinks
1940 Dutch-Indies Gov Van Starkenborch proclaims end to state of siege
1940 French marines stationed on Aruba
1940 French troops arrive in Zealand/Brabant Netherlands
1940 Nazi armies attack Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg
1940 Winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British PM
1941 67th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Whirlaway wins in 1:58.8
1941 Adolph Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland
1941 England's House of Commons & Holborn Theater destroyed in a blitz
1941 Queen Wilhelmina on Radio Orange warns against treason
1944 Chinese offensive in West-Yunnan
1944 Smith v Allwright (excluding Blacks from primary voting) is illegal
1945 Allies capture Rangoon from the Japanese
1945 Russian troops occupied Prague
1946 Red Sox win 15th straight beat Yanks 5-4, DiMaggio hits Grand Slam
1946 Umberto II succeeds Victor Emmanuel III as king of Italy
1947 "Chocolate Soldier" closes at Century Theater NYC after 69 perfs
1947 73rd Preakness: Doug Dodson aboard Faultless wins in 1:59
1948 1st attack by Egyptian irregular forces at Kfar Darom Israel
1948 Winston Churchill visits The Hague
1950 1st Neth-US telex sent
1951 Z Alexander Looby elected to Nashville City Council
1952 "Shuffle Along" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 4 performances
1953 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Golf Open
1953 KCBD TV channel 11 in Lubbock, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 Bolshoi-ballet does not appear in Paris
1956 French govt sends 50,000 reservists to Algeria
1956 KFSN TV channel 30 in Fresno, CA (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
1957 1st meeting of legislative of Cameroon
1957 Dmitri Sjostakovitsch 2nd Piano concert, premieres in Moscow
1959 Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Howard Johnson Golf Invitational
1959 Soviet forces arrive in Afghanistan
1959 Giants Jim Hearn allows 2 runs against Pirates, game is suspended, Hearn is released & charged with loss 2 months after his retirement
1960 John F Kennedy wins primary in West Virginia
1960 US atomic sub USS Triton completes 1st around world under water trip
1960 USS Nautilus completes 1st circumnavigation of globe under water
1961 "Beyond the Fringe," premieres in London
1963 Decca signs Rolling Stones on advice of Beatle George Harrison
1964 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Squirt Ladies' Golf Open Invitational
1966 25F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in May
1967 Foundation AZ soccer team forms in Alkmaar
1967 Hank Aaron only inside the park HR (vs Jim Bunning)
1967 Keith Richards, Brian Jones & Mick Jagger arrested on drug charges
1967 Stockholm Vietnam-Tribunal declares US aggression in Vietnam/Cambodia
1967 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 Vietnam peace talks began in Paris between the US & North Vietnam
1969 Apollo 10 transmit 1st color pictures of Earth from space
1969 Turtles play White House, Mark Volman falls off stage 5 times
1969 US troop begin attack on Hill 937/Hamburger Hill
1970 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1970 Brave's Hoyt Wilhelm pitches in his 1,000th game, loses to Cards 6-5
1970 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games
1971 US special delivery rates go from 45 to 60
1972 Overloaded South Korean bus plunges into reservoir, killing 77
1972 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 27th NBA Championship: NY Knicks beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1
1973 9th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 8-4
1973 Establishment of Frente Polisario in Mauritania
1973 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 2
1974 7th ABA championship: NY Nets beats Utah Stars, 4 games to 1
1975 Brian Oldfield of US put shot 75', an unofficial record
1978 "Angel" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 5 performances
1978 Liverpool wins 23rd Europe Cup I
1979 Federated States of Micronesia becomes self-governing
1979 John McMullen becomes CEO of Houston Astros
1979 Vivekananda (Sri Lanka) completes nonstop cycle ride of 187 hrs, 28 min, around Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka [From May 2]
1980 "Happy New Year" closes at Morosco Theater NYC after 17 performances
1981 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament
1981 Franois Mitterrand defeats Valery Giscard d'Estang for Pres of France
1981 Montreal Expo Charlie Lee no-hits SF Giants, 4-0
1982 WABC NYC plays its last record (John Lennon's Imagine)
1982 WABC joins ABC's All Talk radio network
1983 "Laverne & Shirley," last airs on ABC-TV
1983 Lee Chin Yong performs 170 continuous chin-ups in Seoul
1983 Oilers 0-Isles 2-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 1-0 lead
1984 Intl Court of Justice rules on US blockade of Nicaragua
1985 Challenger transports back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
1986 "Rock Me Amadeus," by Falco hit #1 on UK pop chart
1986 Tommy Lee drummer of Motley Cre marries Heather Locklear
1987 Jody Rosentha wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1988 Edgar Degas' "Danseresje of 14" sold for $10,120,000
1989 FC Barcelona wins 29th Europe Cup II
1989 Gen Manuel Noriega's govt nullifies country's elections, which the opposition had won by a 3-1 margin
1990 "Zoya's Apartment" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 45 perfs
1990 French TGV-train hits record speed of 510.6 kph
1990 Howard Stern holds a mock funeral for rival John DeBella
1991 Oakland A's Jose Canseco is seen leaving Madonna's apt
1992 "Hamlet" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
1992 Bible Lands Museum opens in Jerusalem Israel
1992 Jennifer Wyatt wins LPGA Crestar-Fresh Farm Golf Classic
1993 Fire in clothing factory at Bangkok, kills 145
1993 Last TV appearance of Mies Bouwman
1993 Paul Czannes still life sells for $28,600,000 in NYC
1993 Premier Lubbers opens Terminal West on Schiphol
1994 "Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public" opens at Lunt-Font NYC for 16 per
1994 Barbra Striesand's begins 1st concert tour in 30 years
1994 Drew Barrymore (19) files for divorce from Jeremy Thomas (31)
1994 Nelson Mandela sworn in as South Africa's 1st black president
1994 Silvio Berlusconi forms Italian govt with 5 neo-fascists
1995 30th Academy of Country Music Awards: Reba McEntire wins
1995 Britain lifts a 23-year ban on ministerial talks with Sinn Fein
1995 In South Africa, 104 miners killed in an elevator accident
1996 "Twister" premieres
1996 2 US Marine helicopters collided during joint US & British war games
1997 Chic Cubs turn baseballs 68th triple play (vs SF Giants)
1998 wins Sara Lee Golf Classic
1999 Shel Silverstein turns off the light in the attic.
1999 Shel Silverstein turns off the light in the attic.
1999 Shel Silverstein turns off the light in the attic.
1999 Shel Silverstein turns off the light in the attic.
1999 Shel Silverstein turns off the light in the attic.

That's All....

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