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Saturday, May 12, 2018.



Birthdays


1662 Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized
1670 August II, the Strong One, King of Poland (355 children)
1679 Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer
1700 Luigi Vanvitelli, Italian architect
1729 Micha‰l F B Freiherr von Melas, Austrian general (7 Year Wars)
1739 Jan Krtitel Vanhal, composer
1739 Johann Baptist Vanhal, composer
1751 Gaetano Manna, composer
1754 Franz Anton Hoffmeister, composer
1776 Juan Bros y Bertomel, composer
1790 [Johannes] Carsten Hauch, Danish writer
1797 Johann Hermann Kufferath, composer
1803 Justus Freiherr von Liebig, German chemist (agricultural chemics)
1804 Robert Baldwin, (L) help establish govt in Canada (or 1904)
1806 Amos Beebe Eaton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1877
1806 J V Snellman, Finland, journalist/statesman/nationalist
1812 Edward Lear, England, landscape painter, (Complete Nonsense Book)
1812 Louis Ludwig Blenker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1813 Johann Czerski, German chaplin
1820 Florence Nightengale, famous nurse.
1820 Florence Nightingale, Florence Italy, nurse (Crimean War)
1820 Florence Nightengale, famous nurse.
1828 D G Rossetti, writer
1828 Gabriel Dante Rossetti, England, poet/painter, Pre-Raphaelite
1829 Paul Karrer, composer
1842 Jules Emile Fred Massenet, Montaud France, composer (Manon, Le Cid)
1845 P.R.J.B.H. Brocard --1922
1845 P.R.J.B.H. Brocard --1922
1845 P.R.J.B.H. Brocard --1922
1845 P.R.J.B.H. Brocard --1922
1845 Gabriel Faure, composer
1845 Gabriel Urbain Faur‚, Pamiers France, composer (Requiem, Ballade)
1845 P.R.J.B.H. Brocard --1922
1845 Gabriel Faure, composer
1861 Ivan Caryll, (US?) composer (Pink Lady)
1863 Charles Bordes, composer
1867 Hugh Trumble, cricket off-spinner (great Aust at turn of century)
1868 Halsey William Wilson, US, publisher of reference books
1874 Clemens Freiherr von Pirquet, Austrian physician (Reaction of Pirquet)
1876 Harold, grandson of English queen Victoria
1880 Lincoln Ellsworth, led 1st transarctic, transantarctic flights
1880 W Hupkes, engineer/director (Dutch Rail 1938)
1886 Albert Saverys, Flemish painter
1886 Hermann Grabner, composer
1886 Piotr F Scharoff, Russian/Italian actor/director (Chechov)
1887 Nandor Zsolt, composer
1889 Otto Frank, father of Anne Frank
1894 Cleo Ridgely, NY, silent screen actress (I Remember Mama)
1895 Jiddu Krishnamurti, India, philosopher (Songs of Life) [NS=May 22]
1900 Helene Weigel, Austria/German actress (Metropolis, Mutter Courage)
1901 Hyam Greenbaum, composer
1902 Heinrich Kirchner, German sculptor
1903 Lennox R F Berkeley, British composer (Castaway)
1903 Wilfrid Hyde-White, England, actor (My Fair Lady, Peyton Place)
1906 William M Ewing, US geologist/geophysicist
1907 Katharine Hepburn
1907 Katharine Hepburn
1907 Katharine Hepburn
1907 Katharine Hepburn
1907 Katharine Hepburn
1907 Katharine Hepburn, Hartford CT, actress (Adam's Rib, On Golden Pond)
1907 Leslie Charteris, English/US detective writer (Enter the Saint)
1910 Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, British chemist (penicillin/B12/Nobel 1964)
1910 Gordon Jenkins, Webster Grove Mo, orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour)
1912 Marshall Royal, jazz sax/clarinet
1914 Bertus Aafjes, Dutch poet/writer
1914 Dan Daniel, (Rep-D-VA, 1969- )
1914 Howard K Smith, LA, TV newsman (ABC, Moderated Kennedy-Nixon debate)
1916 Ellis Bonoff Kohs, composer
1917 Andr‚ A Rieu, Dutch conductor
1918 Oscar Beregi Jr, Hungary, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City)
1921 Edvard Mikcaeli Mirzoyan, composer
1921 Giovanni Benelli, archbishop (Florence)/Papal candidate
1921 Henry Mackie, designer of the Belfast Calorimeter
1921 Joseph Beuys, Germany, avant-garde painter/politician
1922 Barend Busnac, office clerk/resistance fighter
1923 Ewart G Abner, record company executive
1923 Giovanni Testori, Italian writer (Rocco e i suoi fratelli)
1923 Lord Laing, English biscuit manufacturer/pilot/multi-millionaire
1925 Yogi Barra, catcher, philosopher.
1925 John Simon, theater critic (NY Times)
1925 Lawrence "Yogi" Berra, catcher/coach/manager (NY Yankees, Mets)
1925 Tony Hancock, Birmingham England, actor (Rebel, Wrong Box)
1925 Yogi Barra, catcher, philosopher.
1926 Earl Hutto, Panama City Fla, (Rep-D-FL, 1979- )
1926 Mervyn M Dymally, (Rep-D-CA, 1981- )
1928 Manuel Lujan Jr, (Rep-R-NM, 1969- )
1929 Burt Bacharach
1929 Burt Bacharach
1929 Burt Bacharach
1929 Burt Bacharach
1929 Burt Bacharach
1929 Burt Bacharach, KC Mo, composer (I'll Never Fall in Love Again)
1930 Pat McCormick-Keller, Lakewood Calif, diver (Oly-4 gold-1952, 56)
1931 Johan Fleerackers, Flemish vice-president of Dutch One
1936 Tom Snyder
1936 Tom Snyder
1936 Tom Snyder
1936 Tom Snyder
1936 Tom Snyder
1936 Tom Snyder, Milwaukee Wisc, newscaster (Tommorow, NBC Weekend News)
1937 George Carlin
1937 George Carlin
1937 George Carlin
1937 George Carlin
1937 George Carlin
1937 Beryl Burton, UK, won record (7) women's cycling titles
1937 George Carlin, Bronx, comedian (7 dirty words, AM & FM, Carwash)
1937 Gerry E Studds, (Rep-D-MA, 1973- )
1938 Andrei Amalrik, Russian writer/dissident
1938 Millie Perkins, Passaic NJ, actress (Jane-Knots Landings)
1938 Susan Hampshire, London England, actress (Vanity Fair, Living Free)
1939 Ronald Ziegler, press secretary (Nixon)
1941 Anthony Newman, LA Calif, harpsichordist/organist (Bhajeb)
1941 Little Jayotis Washington, US R&B singer (Persuasions)
1941 Ruud de Wolff, singer/guitarist (Blue Diamonds)
1942 Barry B[rookes] Longyear, US, sci-fi author (City of Baraboo)
1942 Dumitru Dediu, Romania, cosmonaut (Soyuz 40 backup)
1942 Ian Dury, Upminster Essex, rocker (Blockheads)/actor (Judge Dredd)
1942 Timothy Hugh Brown, theatre critic
1943 Billy Swan, Cape Giradeau La, rocker (I Can Help)
1943 David Walker, rock keyboardist (Gary Lewis & Playboys-Diamond Ring)
1943 Linda Dano, LA Calif, actress (Felicia Gallant-Another World)
1944 Eva Demski, writer
1944 James Purify, US singer (I'm Your Puppet)
1945 Jayotis Washington, rocker
1945 Linda Carlson, Knoxville Tn, actress (Bev-Newhart, Katie-Kaz)
1945 Willie Parnell, US singer (Archie Bell & the Drells)
1946 Ian McLagen, rocker (Faces)
1946 Leonard Baichan, cricketer (WI opener, 103 v Pakistan on debut 1975)
1948 Steve Winwood
1948 Steve Winwood
1948 Steve Winwood
1948 Steve Winwood
1948 Steve Winwood
1948 Lindsay Ann Crouse, NYC, actress (Slapshot, Iceman, Places in Heart)
1948 Steve Winwood, England, rock bassist (A Higher Love)
1950 Billy Squier, Mass, heavy metal guitarist (Don't Say No)
1950 Bruce Boxleitner, Elgin Ill, actor (Scarecrow & Mrs King, Babylon 5)
1950 Gabriel Byrne, Dublin Ireland, actor (Hello Again, Cool World)
1950 Jocko Marcellino, rocker (Sha Na Na)
1950 Renate Stecher-Meissner, German DR, sprinter (Oly-gold-72)
1950 Shozo Fujii, judoka
1951 Gunnar Larrson, Sweden, 200m/400m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)
1951 Kid Creole, [August Darnell], rocker/actor (Obsession A Taste of Fear)
1955 Kix Brooks, Shreveport La, singer (Brooks & Dunn-Brand New Man)
1957 Lou[is Rodman] Whitaker, 2nd baseman (Detroit Tigers)
1958 Beth Maitland, actress (Traci-Young & Restless)
1958 Christian Brando, son of Marlon/killed sisters boyfriend
1958 Kim Greist, Stamford CT, actress (CHUD, Brazil, Payoff, Manhunter)
1959 Dave Christian, Minn, NHL right wing (Wash Caps, Olympic-gold-1980)
1960 Lisa Martin, Australian marathoner (Olympic-silver 1988)
1960 Lisa Ondieki, Australian marathoner (Olympics-7th-84, 88, 96)
1961 Billy Duffy, rocker (Cult-Hell's Kitchen)
1962 Emilio Estevez
1962 Emilio Estevez
1962 Emilio Estevez
1962 Emilio Estevez
1962 Emilio Estevez
1962 Amy Benz, Rochester NY, LPGA golfer (1994 Oldsmobile Classic-3rd)
1962 Emilio Estevez, NYC, actor (Breakfast Club, Young Guns, Mighty Ducks)
1962 Mark Bradshaw, Happy Camp Calif, diver (Olympics-96)
1963 Vanessa Williams, Bkln NY, actress (Rhonda Blair-Melrose Place)
1964 Joy Ellen Kitzmiller, LA Calif, US badminton player (Olympic-92)
1965 Stacy Wilson, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)
1965 Steve Finley, Union City TN, outfielder (San Diego Padres)
1966 Rafael Bournigal, Azua Dom Rep, infielder (Oakland A's)
1966 Stephen Baldwin, actor (Beast, Lawrenceville Stories, Usual Suspects)
1966 Steven Conran, Lithgow NSW, Australasia golfer
1967 Cara Coughenour, Sioux City IA, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
1967 Lawrence Rucchin, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
1967 Robert Blackmon, defensive back (Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Seahawks)
1967 Warren Rychel, Tecumseh, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
1968 Tony Hawk
1968 Tony Hawk
1968 Tony Hawk
1968 Tony Hawk
1968 Tony Hawk
1968 Mark Clark, Bath Ill, pitcher (NY Mets)
1969 Kim Fields Freeman, LA Calif, actress (Tootie-Facts of Life)
1970 Andreas Hestler, Victoria BC, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1970 Andrew Coltart, Dumfries Scotland, Australasia golfer
1970 James Michael Furyk, West Chester PA, PGA golfer (1994 Las Vegas-5th)
1970 Mike Malizia, Utica NY, Nike golfer (1993 Doral-Ryder Open-61st)
1970 Mike Weir, Sarnia Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (Ontario Amateur-1990, 92)
1970 Stevie Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
1970 Todd Hallett, Shelburne Nova Scotia, rower (Olympics-7-92, 96)
1971 Craig Novitsky, NFL tackle (NO Saints)
1971 Jamie Luner, Palo Alto Calif, actress (Cindy-Just the 10 of Us)
1971 Tommy Johnson, WLAF cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals)
1972 Annette Albertson, Reno Nevada, Miss America-Nevada (1997)
1972 David Oaks, 100m/200m runner
1972 Jason Kyle, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
1972 Michelle Kahn, Miss Universe-Trinidad & Tobago (1996)
1972 Paul Stout, Saugus Calif, actor (Phillip-Scarecrow & Mrs King)
1973 MacKenzie Astin, LA Calif, actor (Facts of Life, Garbage Pail Kids)
1973 Stefano Margoni, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
1974 Anna Ozolins, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1974 Tiffany Stoker, Clovis Calif, Miss America (California-4th-1996)
1975 Lawrence Phillips, running back (St Louis Rams)
1976 Matthew P Newmark, actor (Joseph Carroll-Guns of Paradise)
1977 Iva Majoli, Yugoslavia, tennis star
1977 Monique de Bruin, Porland Oregon, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1978 Amy Wheaton, actress (Curse)
1978 Thomas Odoyo, cricketer (Kenyan all-rounder 1996 World Cup)

Events


254 Stephan I replaces Lucius I as Catholic Pope
919 Duke Henry of Saxon becomes king Henry I of Oostfrankische rich
1082 Battle at Mailberg: Vratislav II of Bohemia beats Leopold II of Austr
1215 English barons serve ultimatum on king John without Country
1328 Louis IV de Beier selects P Rainalducci as anti-Pope Nicolaas V
1459 Sun City India founded by Rao Jodhpur
1525 Battle at B”blingen: Zwabische Union beats rebel Wrttembergse farmers
1534 Wrttemberg becomes Lutherian
1551 San Marcos University in Lima Peru, opens
1588 Catholic League under duke Henri de Guise occupies Paris
1604 Spanish garrison of Aardenburg surrenders to Mauritius
1640 Uprising against Spanish king Philip IV
1641 Prince Willem II (14) marries Engl princess Henriette Mary Stuart (9)
1689 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg
1695 English king Willem III departs to Netherlands
1701 Drenthe adopts Gregorian calendar (yesterday is 4/29/1701)
1733 Maria Theresa crowned queen of Bohemia in Prague
1776 Turgot, French minister of Finance, resigns
1777 1st ice cream advertisement (Philip Lenzi-NY Gazette)
1780 British troops occupy Charleston, South Carolina
1780 Charleston, SC falls to British (Revolutionary War)
1789 Society of St Tammany is formed by Revolutionary War soldiers. It later becomes an infamous group of NYC political bosses
1792 Toilet that flushes itself at regular intervals is patented
1832 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "L'elisir d'amore," premieres in Milan
1835 Charles Darwin visits copper mines in North Chile
1849 Willem Alexander PFL crowned king Willem III in Amsterdam
1862 Federal troops occupies Baton Rouge Louisiana
1863 Battle of Raymond, Miss
1864 Battle of Drewry's Bluff, VA (Ft Darling)
1864 Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia
1864 Battle of Todd's Tavern, VA (Sheridan's Raid)
1864 Butler attacks Drewry's Bluff on James River
1864 US Union colonel Emory Upton (24) promoted to brigade-general
1865 Last land action of Civil war at Palmito Ranch, Texas
1870 Manitoba becomes a province of Canada
1871 Segregated street cars integrated in Louisville, Ky
1874 US Assay Office in Helena, Montana authorized
1875 1st recorded shutout in pro baseball, Chicago 1, St Louis 0
1877 Ottawa Rough Riders 1st outside competition vs Britannia
1881 France sign treaty of protection with Tunisia colony
1881 Treaty of Bardo, Tunis becomes a French protectorate
1885 Battle of Batoche, French Canadians rebel against Canada
1888 Crouching start 1st used by Charles Sherrill of Yale
1890 Louisiana legalized prize fighting
1891 Riot against tax increase in Paramaribo Suriname
1894 Ludwig Englander's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC
1897 1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente Neth
1897 Battle at Thessali‰: Turkish army beats Greece
1898 Louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters
1900 Boer attack under Sarel Eloff, about 70 killed
1900 Lord Roberts' troops occupies Crown city
1901 Pres McKinley visits SF
1908 George Bernard Shaws' "Getting Married," premieres in London
1908 Wireless Radio Broadcasting is patented by Nathan B Stubblefield
1909 34th Preakness: Willie Doyle aboard Effendi wins in 1:39.8
1910 2nd NAACP conference (NYC)
1910 Phil A's Chief Bender no-hits Cleveland Indians, 4-0
1913 Harry Green runs world record marathon (2:38:16.2)
1915 Croatians plunder Armenia, killing 250
1915 Franklin K Mathiews, presents idea of "Book Week"
1917 42nd Preakness: E Haynes aboard Kalitan wins in 1:54.4
1917 43rd Kentucky Derby: Charles Borel on Omar Khayyam wins in 2:04.6
1919 Yanks & Senators play 2nd straight extra inning tie, 4-4 in 15
1921 National Hospital Day 1st observed
1923 49th Preakness: Benny Marinelli aboard Vigil wins in 1:53.6
1924 50th Preakness: John Merimee aboard Nellie Morse wins in 1:57.2
1924 7th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at French Lick CC Ind
1925 Uzbekistan & Kirgizistan become autonomous Soviet republics
1925 Walter Hagen wins PGA golf tournament
1926 Airship Norge is 1st vessel to fly over North Pole
1926 British general strike ends
1926 Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 1st Symphony, premieres in Leningrad
1926 Gen Pilsudski sets coup on premier Witos compared
1926 Umberto Nobile flies airship over North Pole
1928 Mussolini ends woman's rights in Italy
1928 Opium laws enforced
1929 Pulitzer prize awarded to Julia Peterkin (Scarlet Sister Mary)
1930 Pulitzer prize awarded to Marc Connelly (Green Pastures)
1932 Body of kidnapped son of Charles Lindbergh is found in Hopewell NJ
1932 Goofy, aka Dippy Dawg, 1st appears in 'Mickey's Revue' by Walt Disney
1933 Federal Emergency Relief Administration & Agricultural Adjustment Administration form to help the needy & farmers
1934 "Cocktails For Two," by Duke Ellington hits #1
1934 60th Preakness: Robert Jones aboard High Quest wins in 1:58.2
1936 Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Poisoned Kiss," premieres in London
1937 George VI crowned King of England
1937 St Louis Cards beat Phila Phillies, 15-3
1938 Sandoz Labs manufactures LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)
1940 French mariners occupy St Maarten
1940 German tanks conquer Moerdijkbrug
1940 Nazi blitz conquest of France began by crossing Muese River
1941 Great British convoy marches into Alexandria
1942 1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz
1942 David Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine
1942 Nazi U-boat sinks American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River
1942 Russia occupies Crackow, until Aug 23, 1943
1943 Axis forces in North Africa surrender
1943 British premier Winston Churchill arrives in US
1943 German troops in Tunisia North Africa surrender
1944 900+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Zwikau, Bohlen & Brx
1944 Krim purged of nazi troops
1944 Secret Police arrest Gerrit Van de Peat
1948 Queen Wilhelmina resigns
1949 1st foreign woman ambassador received in US (S V L Pandit India)
1949 West begins Berlin Airlift to get supplies around Soviet blockade
1950 Darius Milhauds opera "Bolivar," premieres in Paris
1951 1st H Bomb test, on Enewetak Atoll
1952 Charlton Playground named in Bronx
1953 KUHT TV channel 8 in Houston, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
1955 Chicago Cub Sam Jones is 1st black to pitch no-hitter (Pirates, 4-0)
1956 Bkln Dodger Carl Erskine's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Giants, 3-0
1956 East Pakistan struck by cyclone & tidal waves
1957 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Smokey Golf Open
1958 "Nee Nee Na Na Na Na Nu Nu" by Dicky Doo & The Dont's hits #40
1958 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1959 "Nervous Set" opens at Henry Miller's Theater NYC for 23 performances
1959 Liz Taylor's 4th marriage (Eddie Fisher)
1960 Elvis Presley appears on a Frank Sinatra special
1961 Botvinnik wins world chess championship for 3rd time
1962 Grevelingendam closes
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1963 Bob Dylan walks off Ed Sullivan Show
1963 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Alpine Civitan Golf Open
1963 Race riot in Birmingham Alabama
1964 Manlio Brosio chosen as sec-gen of NATO
1965 Israel & West Germany exchange letters beginning diplomatic relations
1966 St Louis' Busch Stadium opens, Braves lose to Cards 4-3 in 12 inns
1967 H Rap Brown replaces Stokely Carmichael as chairman of Student
1967 Provo disbands in Neth Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
1968 "March of Poor" under rev Abernathy reach Washington, DC
1968 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
1968 WSKG TV channel 46 in Binghamton, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1969 Kenneth H Wallis achieved record speed for an autogiro-179 KPH
1970 Ernie Banks hits his 500th home run
1970 Harry A Blackmun is confirmed as a justice on Supreme Court
1970 KTVM TV channel 6 in Butte, MT (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1970 Race riots in Augusta Georgia; 6 blacks killed (5 by cops)
1970 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1971 Rolling Stone Mick Jagger weds Bianca Macias at St Tropez Town Hall
1972 Milwaukee Brewers beat Minn Twins, 4-3, in 22 innings (completed 5/13)
1972 Paul McCartney & Wings release "Mary Had a Little Lamb"
1973 6th ABA championship: Indiana Pacers beat Ky Colonels, 4 games to 3
1973 Dueling Tubas by Martin Mull hits #92
1974 28th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee, 4 games to 3
1974 Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA American Defender-Raleigh Golf Classic
1975 US merchant ship Mayaguez seized by Cambodian forces
1976 Bayern Munich wins 21st Europe Cup 1
1977 1st quadrophonic concert (Pink Floyd in London)
1977 Emmy 4th Daytime Award presentation
1978 Commerce Dept says hurricane names will no longer be only female
1979 Chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end
1980 1st nonstop crossing of US via balloon (Maxie Anderson & son Chris)
1981 "Lena Horne: Lady, Music" opens at Nederlander NYC for 333 perfs
1981 Isles tie own rec with 2 shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs Minn
1982 FC Barcelona wins 22nd Europe Cup II
1982 Pulitzer prize awarded to John Updike (Rabbit is Rich)
1982 US Football League forms
1982 In Fatima Portugal, a Spanish priest with a bayonet is stopped prior to his attempt to attack Pope John Paul II
1983 Julie Lynne Hayek, (California), crowned 32nd Miss USA
1983 Oilers 3-Isles 6-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 2-0 lead
1984 Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41-D
1984 France performs nuclear test
1984 Joe Lucius scored his 13th hole-in-one on same hole
1984 S Afr prisoner Nelson Mandela sees his wife for 1st time in 22 years
1984 White Horse by Laid Back hits #26
1984 World of Rivers world exposition opens in New Orleans
1985 Amy Eilberg is ordained in NY as 1st woman Conservative rabbi
1985 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1986 Bicycle is pedaled 65 mph
1986 President Reagan appoints Dr James C Fletcher NASA Administrator
1986 Fred Markham (US), unpaced & unaided by wind, is 1st to pedal 65 mph on a level course, Big Sand Flat, Calif
1988 "Carrie" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 5 performances
1989 "Entertainment Tonight" performs their 2,000th TV performance
1989 Last graffiti covered NYC subway car retired
1989 Retired Brit pilot Jack Mann is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists
1990 3rd time Saturday Night Live uses time delay (Andrew Dice Clay hosts)
1990 Comic Relief '90 (4th one) raises $4.7 million
1990 Nora Dunn & Sinead O'Connor boycott Saturday Night Live to protest Andrew "Dice" Clay's hosting
1991 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Crestar-Fresh Farm Golf Classic
1991 A new cancer drug is announced, which can only be found in bark of a rare tree in the Pacific Northwest
1992 1st Belgian woman (Ingrid Baeyens) to ascend Mount Everest
1993 Final episode of 6 year run of ABC's "Wonder Years" in Netherlands
1993 Last broadcast of "Knots landing" on CBS
1993 Last broadcast of "Cheers" on NBC-TV
1993 Parma wins 33rd Europe Cup II
1994 WIBC Bowling Queens won by Anne Marie Duggan
1995 Dow Jones for 5th straight day of the week sets a new record (4430.59)
1995 Jose Mesa gets 1st of his M.L. record 37 consecutive saves
1995 Martin Brodeur ties NHL record getting his 3rd playoff shutout in 4
1996 "Inherit the Wind" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 45 performances
1996 "Night of the Iguana" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 perfs
1996 42nd McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Laura Davies
1996 Yankees losing 8-0 to Chicago White Sox, come back to win 9-8
1997 14 North Koreans defect to South Korea
1997 Angels scores 13 in 7th vs White Sox
1997 Russia & Chechnya sign peace deal after 400 years of conflict
1997 Susie Maroney, 22, of Australia, is 1st to swim from Cuba to Florida
1997 Tornado narrowly misses downtown Miami

That's All....

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