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Tuesday, May 15, 2018.



Birthdays


1565 Henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam
1567 Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)
1754 Pierre Dutillieu, composer
1759 Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer
1764 Johann Nepomuk Kalcher, composer
1773 Clemens L Metternich, Austrian prince
1791 Baron Floris A van Hall, Dutch minister of Justice/Finance
1795 Adolf B Marx, German music theorist
1802 Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1888
1807 Luigi Ferdinando Casamorata, composer
1808 Gottfried Herrmann, composer
1808 Michael William Balfe, composer
1810 Jacob Thompson, (Confederacy), died in 1885
1813 Stephen Heller, composer
1819 Thomas Leonidas Crittenden, Major General (Union volunteers)
1830 Laurence Simmons Baker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907
1830 Martinus W van der Aa, author/Dutch head-editor (The Time)
1841 Giovanni Bolzoni, composer
1845 Ilja [Elias] Metsjnikov, USSR, zoologist/bacteriologist (Nobel 1908)
1855 Eduard earl of Keyserling, German writer (Dritte Stiege)
1855 Graf Keyserling, writer
1856 Lyman Frank Baum, NY, children's book author (Wizard of Oz)
1859 Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903)
1860 Ellen Louise Axson Wilson, 1st wife of Woodrow Wilson
1862 Arthur Schnitzler, Austria, playwright/novelist (La Ronde)
1865 Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion)
1873 Nikolay N Tcherepnin, St Petersburg, composer of ballets, songs [NS]
1878 Francisco Pujol, composer
1880 Otto Dibelius, German theologist/bishop (Confessional Church)
1883 Stanley Robert Marchant, composer
1888 Jean Wahl, French philosopher
1889 Bessie Hillman, founder (Almalgamated Clothing Workers of America)
1890 Katherine Anne Porter, US, novelist (Ship of Fools)
1891 Chief Nipo T Strongheart, Yakima WA, US indian actor (Pony Soldier)
1891 David Vogel, Ukraine, author (Huwelijksleven)
1891 Fritz Feigl, Austria, chemist (spot tests)
1891 Mikhail Bulgakov, Russia, playwright/novelist (Black Snow)
1893 Michel Gusikoff, composer
1893 Stanley Lupino, English comic (Cheer Up, Over She Goes)
1894 Jean Renoir, French director (La B‚te Humane) [or Sept 15]
1895 Charles Lamont, SF CA, director (Abbott & Costello Go to Mars)
1897 Casper H”weler, Dutch music critic
1898 Arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime)
1902 Richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chic)
1903 Anny Ondra, Czechoslovakia, actress (Blackmail, Manxman)
1904 Clifton Fadiman, Bkln NY, TV host (Information Please, Quiz Kids)
1904 Gustav-Adolf Boltenstein, Sweden, equest dressage (Oly-gold-1952, 56)
1905 Joseph Cotten
1905 Joseph Cotten
1905 Joseph Cotten
1905 Joseph Cotten
1905 Joseph Cotten
1905 Joseph Cotten, Virginia, actor (3rd Man, Airport 77, Hearse)
1907 Josef Alexander, composer
1907 Phillip Piratin, communist
1908 Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, Akarp Sweden, composer (Linden)
1909 James Mason
1909 James Mason
1909 James Mason
1909 James Mason
1909 James Mason
1909 James Mason, England, actor (Lolita, Bloodline, Boys From Brazil)
1909 Rodolfo Cornejo, composer
1910 Constance Cummings, Wash, actress (John & Julie, 7 Sinners, Glamour)
1910 Robert F Wagner, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1949-65) [or Apr 20]
1911 Leo Fuchs, Polish/US Yiddish actor (Galitzianer Cowboy)
1911 Max Frisch, Swiss architect/writer (Stiller, Biedermann)
1912 Alexis Kagame, Rwanda, priest/writer
1912 Alexis Nihon, Bahamas, wrestler (Olympics-1968)
1912 Arthur Victor Berger, NYC, composer (Ideas of Order)
1914 Jack Pepys, immunologist
1914 Pierre Froidebise, composer
1915 Maurice B Latey, commentator (BBC World Service)
1915 Paul A Samuelson, economist (1970 Nobel, 1947 John Bates Clark Medal)
1916 Bill Williams, Bkln NY, actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels)
1917 Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist
1918 Eddy Arnold
1918 Eddy Arnold
1918 Eddy Arnold
1918 Eddy Arnold
1918 Eddy Arnold
1918 Eddy Arnold, Henderson TN, country singer (Cattle Call, Anytime)
1918 Joseph Wiseman, Montr‚al, actor (Dr No, Viva Zapata, Les Miserables)
1919 Charles Palmer, cricketer (one Test 1955, later MCC president)
1920 Hugh Henry Home Popham, aviator/writer/poet
1922 Enrico Berlinguer, Italian communist/sec-gen (CPI) [or May 25]
1923 Richard Avedon, US, photographer (1957 ASMP award)
1924 Andrea Gyarmati, Hungary water polo player (Olympics, 1948-60)
1924 Don Kenyon, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1951-55)
1924 Jaime Garcia Terre, poet/essayist
1924 Ursula Thiess, Hamburg, actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano)
1925 Andrey Yakoulevich Eshpay, composer
1925 Emmanuel Ghent, composer
1925 Jos Jacobs, Flemish director (Madonna of Nedermunster)
1926 Anthony Shaffer, twin brother playwright (Sleuth)
1926 Clermont Pepin, composer
1926 Peter Shaffer, twin brother playwright (5 Finger Exercise, Equus)
1929 Jack Flavell, cricketer (England pace bowler in 4 Tests 1961-64)
1930 Jasper Johns, Augusta, Ga, painter/sculptor (Green Target)
1931 David Healy, actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton, Be My Guest)
1931 F Korthals Altes, Dutch minister of Justice (VVD)
1932 John Glen, Thames England, actor (Spy Who Loves Me, Backfire)
1934 David Robin Francis Guy Greville, 8th Duke of Warwick
1935 Ted Dexter, cricketer (in Milan Superb England batsman of 60's)
1936 Anna Maria Alberghetti
1936 Anna Maria Alberghetti
1936 Anna Maria Alberghetti
1936 Anna Maria Alberghetti
1936 Anna Maria Alberghetti
1936 Anna Maria Alberghetti, Italy, singer/actress (Cinderfella)
1936 Donald [Anthony] Moffitt, US, sci-fi author (Jupiter Theft)
1936 Jean Balissat, composer
1936 Paul Zindel, playwright (Effects of Gamma Rays on Marigolds)
1937 Trini Lopez
1937 Trini Lopez
1937 Trini Lopez
1937 Trini Lopez
1937 Trini Lopez
1937 Trini Lopez, Trinidad, singer/guitarist (If I Had a Hammer)
1938 Lenny Welch, Asbury Park NJ, (Breaking up is Hard to Do)
1939 Brian Hartley, mathematician
1940 Beth Stone, LPGA golfer
1940 Mireille Darc, Toulon France, actor (Week End, Hurried Man)
1940 Paul Rudd, Boston Mass, actor (Conn Yankee in King Arthur's Court)
1941 Cyril Cooray, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test umpire on intl panel)
1941 K T Oslin, Crossett Ar, country singer (80's Ladies)
1941 Lainie Kazan, Brooklyn, singer/actress (Lust in the Dust, Beaches)
1941 Richard Edward Wilson, composer
1942 Anthony Wayne England, Indianapolis, PhD/astronaut (STS 51-F)
1943 Harve Brosten, comedy writer/producer/director (All in the Family)
1944 Gunilla Hutton, Goteborg Sweden, actress (Petticoat Junction)
1944 Miruts Yifter, Ethiopia, 5K/10K runner (Olympic-gold-1980)
1944 Tich, rocker
1946 Chazz Palminteri, Bronx NY, actor (Jade, Diabolique, Bronx Tale)
1947 Graham Goble, Adelaide,Australia, rock guitarist (Little River Band)
1948 Brian Eno, Woodbridge England, rock keyboardist/singer (On Land)
1949 Eric J Beekes, actor/singer (Hunk)
1949 Frank L Culbertson Jr, Charleston SC, Cmdr USN/astro (STS-38)
1949 Wendy Pritchard, Australian women's field hockey team manager (Oly-96)
1951 Dennis Frederiksen, rocker (Toto-Roseanna, Africa)
1952 Rick Waits, baseball pitcher (Rangers, Indians, Twins)
1953 George Brett
1953 George Brett
1953 George Brett
1953 George Brett
1953 George Brett
1953 George Brett, WV, KC Royal 3rd baseman (1980 AL MVP)
1953 Mike Oldfield, England, composer (Tubular Bells)
1954 Bob Beauchemin, Winnipeg Canada, golfer (West Coast Open-1982, 83)
1955 Lee Horsley, Muleshoe Tx, actor (Nero Wolfe, Matt Houston)
1956 Alice Miller, Marysville CA, LPGA golfer (1985 Nabisco Dinah Shore)
1959 Andrew Eldritch, rocker (Sisters of Mercy-Walk Away, Black Planet)
1961 Anne Kelly, LPGA golfer
1963 George Heidweiler, Suriname, Dutch painter
1963 Grant Herslov, LA Calif, actor (Wayne-Spencer, Under One Roof)
1964 Pamela Dukes, Bronx NY, discus thrower
1964 Pierre Trentin, France, 1K time trials (Olympic-gold-1968)
1965 Dan Stryzinski, NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons)
1965 Glen Hnatiuk, Selkirk Manitoba, Nike golfer (1992 Mississippi Gulf)
1965 Jeff Rochlin, Bkln NY, actor (Cutting Class, Splitz, Taps)
1966 Paul Ysebaert, Sarnia, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1967 John Smoltz, Detroit MI, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, 1996 Cy Young)
1967 Omar Vizquel, Caracas Venezuela, shortstop (Seattle Mariners, Indians)
1968 James "Jim" Neil, Buffalo NY, rower (Olympics-1996)
1968 Leroy Hoard, NFL running back (Cleve Browns, Minnesota Vikings)
1968 Todd Porter, NJ, actor (Hamilton-Whiz Kids)
1969 Emmitt Smith
1969 Emmitt Smith
1969 Emmitt Smith
1969 Emmitt Smith
1969 Emmitt Smith
1969 Emmitt Smith, running back (Dallas Cowboys, 3-time NFL rushing leader)
1969 Holly McPeak, Manhattan Beach CA, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1970 Artie Smith, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
1970 Cory Philpot, CFL running back (BC Lions)
1970 Desmond Howard, NFL receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders)
1970 Frank de Boer, Dutch soccer star (Ajax)
1970 Keith Tower, NBA center (LA Clippers)
1970 Prince Be, rapper (PM Dawn)
1970 Rod Smith, NFL wide reciever (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1970 Ronald de Boer, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
1970 Tony Brown, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
1971 Scott Shipley, Bremerton Wash, slalom single kayak (Olympics-6th-96)
1972 David Charvet
1972 David Charvet
1972 David Charvet
1972 David Charvet
1972 David Charvet
1972 David Charvet, actor (Melrose Place)
1972 Patrick Pothuizen, soccer player (Vitesse)
1972 Tirrell Greene, WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1972 Troy Drake, NFL tackle (Phila Eagles)
1973 Suzannah Bianco, San Jose CA, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-alt-96)
1973 Vic"Tori"a Davey Spelling, LA Ca, actress (Donna-Beverly Hills 90210)
1974 Addilson dos Santos, soccer player (Sparta)
1974 Ahmet Rodan Zappa, son of Frank/rocker (Z, 2 Hip 4 TV)
1974 A J Hinch, Wavely IA, baseball catcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1975 Ray Lewis, linebacker (Baltimore Ravens)
1976 Eric DuBose, Bradenton Fl, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1978 Amy Chow, San Jose Calif, gymnast (Olympics-gold/silver-96)
1978 David Krumholtz, NYC, actor (Billy Kulchak-Chicago Sons)
1978 Krissy Taylor, model
1981 Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips, daughter of Princess Anne

Events


Never Turn Your Back on the Ocean Day. Why? Because it may be waving at you.
Never Turn Your Back on the Ocean Day. Why? Because it may be waving at you.
756 Abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain
884 Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1004 Henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy
1213 English king John names Stephen Langton Archbishop of Canterbury
1248 Archbishop Konrad v Hochstaden lays cornerstone for K”ln cathedral
1492 Cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse
1525 German boer army surrounded/slaughters 5,000; ends Boer war
1536 Anna Boleyn & Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest
1567 Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell
1572 Louis van Nassau & huguenots occupy Valenciennes
1602 Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
1610 Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king
1618 Johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law
1625 16 rebellious farmers hanged in V”cklamarkt Upper-Austria
1648 Treaty of Mnster: Spain & Netherlands ratified
1665 Pope Alexander VII convicts Jansenisme
1672 1st copyright law enacted by Massachusetts
1702 War of Spanish Succession, 1st Amer conflict between England & France
1718 James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun
1730 Robert Walpole becomes England 1st prime minister (was: chief min)
1796 France & Sardinia sign Peace treaty of Paris
1796 French troops occupy Milan
1800 King George III survives a 2nd assassination attempt
1800 Pope Pius VII calls on French bishops to return to Gospel principles
1817 Ambonese uprising against Dutch authority, under T Matulesia
1829 Joseph Smith ordained by John the Baptist according to Joseph Smith
1836 Francis Baily observes "Baily's Beads" during annular solar eclipse
1849 Philadelphia Turngemeinde founded
1851 Rama IV, [Phra Chomklao Chaoyuhua], king of Thai (1851-68), crowned
1856 2nd SF Vigilance Committee organized
1858 Royal Italian Opera opens in Covent Garden London
1862 -May 17] Battle of Princeton WV
1862 Battle of Drewry's Bluff (Ft Darling), Virginia
1862 Confederate cruiser The Alabama runs aground near London
1862 Department of Agriculture created
1862 Gen Benjamin F Butler delegates "Woman Order" of NO to be his whores
1862 Union Grounds, Brooklyn, 1st baseball enclosure, opens
1864 Battle of New Market, Virginia
1864 Skirmish at Marksville (Avoyelles) (Red River Campaign)
1868 Dutch Govt of Zuylen van Nijevelt falls
1869 National Woman Suffrage Assn forms
1876 2nd Kentucky Derby: Bobby Swim aboard Vagrant wins in 2:38¬
1882 May Laws-Czar Alexander III bans Jews from living in rural Romania
1883 Italy signs military treaty with Austria-Hungary & Germany
1885 Canadian M‚ti insurgent Louis Reil captured, Saskatchewan
1891 British Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) forms
1891 Jules Massenets opera "Griselde," premieres in Paris
1891 Operations begin at Philips & Co in Holland
1891 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Rerum novarum
1894 20th Kentucky Derby: Frank Goodale aboard Chant wins in 2:41
1896 Tornado kills 78 in Texas
1902 Lyman Gilmore is 1st person to fly a powered craft
1902 Portugal bankrupt by revolt in Angola
1905 Las Vegas Nevada founded
1905 Pierre de Brazza reaches Leopoldville
1906 NY Giants' Hooks Wiltse strikes out 4 batters in 1 inning
1911 British house of commons accept Parliament Bill
1911 Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Indiana University, incorporates
1911 Supreme Court dissolves Standard Oil (Sherman Antitrust Act)
1912 37th Preakness: Clarnence Turner on Colonel Holloway wins in 1:56.6
1912 Ty Cobb rushes a heckler at a NY Highlander game & is suspended
1914 Henri Rabauds opera "Marouf, Savetier de Caire," premieres in Paris
1915 A T & T becomes 1st corporation to have 1 million stockholders
1916 Asiago Italy falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front
1918 1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC)
1918 1st regular airmail service (between NY & Wash) inaugurated
1918 43rd Preakness: Johnny Loftus aboard War Cloud wins in 1:53.6
1918 44th Preakness: Charles Peak aboard Jack Hare Jr wins in 1:53.4
1918 Greeks troops lands at Smyrna
1918 Washington Senator Walter Johnson pitches 1-0, 18 inning game
1919 Bkln Dodgers score 10 runs in 13th to beat Reds 10-0
1920 Soccer team ADO '20 forms in Heemskerk
1923 Cooperation of Dutch Molen forms
1926 52nd Kentucky Derby: Albert Johnson on Bubbling Over wins in 2:03.8
1926 British general strike ends, but mine workers go on strike
1928 Mickey Mouse made his 1st appearance
1929 Fire in X-ray film stock kills 125 at Crile Clinic (Cleve Ohio)
1930 Ellen Church becomes 1st airline stewardess, United (SF to Cheyenne)
1931 Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Quadragesimo anno
1933 1st voice amplification system to be used in US Senate
1934 Dept of Justice offers $25,000 reward for Dillinger, dead or alive
1934 Karlis Ulmanis names himself fascist dictator of Latvia
1935 Pirates beat Phillies 20-5
1936 Amy Johnson arrives in Croydon England from S Afr in record 4d16h
1937 63rd Preakness: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 1:58.4
1938 Paul-Henri Spak forms red coalition of Belgium
1940 1st nylon stockings are sold in America.
1940 1st nylon stockings are sold in America.
1940 1st nylon stockings sold in US
1940 1st successful helicopter flight in US: Vought-Sikorsky US-300
1940 German armour division moves into Northern France
1940 German troops occupy Amsterdam, Gen Winkelman surrenders
1940 Nazi's capture General Dutch Persbureau (ANP)
1940 Nylon stockings go on sale for 1st time (US)
1940 Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris
1941 1st British turbojet flies
1941 British attack Halfaya-pass & Fort Capuzzo in Egypt & Libya
1941 Joe DiMaggio starts 56-game hitting streak; Yanks lose 13-1
1941 Nazi occupiers in Neth forbid Jewish music
1942 Gasoline 1st rationed in US (17 Eastern States)
1942 Nazi occupiers in Neth arrests 2,000 Dutch officers
1943 Halifax bombers sinks U-463
1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising ends, in it's destruction
1944 14,000 Jews of Munkacs Hungary deported to Auschwitz
1944 Cincinnati Red Clyde Shoun no-hits Boston Braves, 1-0
1944 Eisenhower, Montgomery, Churchill & George VI discuss D-Day plan
1944 Sergei Aleksi becomes guardian of Patriarch Throne
1948 28 year old British Mandate over Palestine ends
1948 74th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Citation wins in 2:02.4
1948 Australia scores 721 runs in one day v Essex, world record
1948 Bradman scores 187 Aust v Essex, 124 minutes, 33 fours 1 five
1948 Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq & Saudi-Arabia troops attack Israel
1951 AT&T is 1st US company to have one million stockholders
1952 Detroit Tiger Virgil Trucks no-hits Wash Senators, 1-0
1952 Johnny Longden becomes 2nd jockey to ride 4,000 winners
1953 Heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Joe Walcott in Chicago
1953 Osip Zadkines monument to "The destroyed city" unveiled in Rotterdam
1953 Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 1 for heavywgt boxing title
1954 KGLO (now KIMT) TV channel 3 in Mason City, IA (CBS) 1st broadcast
1955 Austrian state treaty signed making Austria independent again
1955 Building of space travel center at Baikonur Kazachstan begins
1955 KPUA (now KGMD) TV channel 9 in Hilo, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1955 Vienna Treaty: Brit, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence
1957 18,000 people at Madison Sq Garden-Billy Graham launched a crusade
1957 1st British H-bomb explosion (over Christmas Island)
1958 USSR launches Sputnik III
1959 100th anniversary of 1st college baseball game, between Amherst & Williams Teams reenact the original contest
1960 Chic Cub Don Cardwell no-hits St Louis Cards, 4-0
1960 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 7th String quartet, premieres in Leningrad
1960 KHVO TV channel 13 in Hilo, HI (ABC) begins broadcasting
1960 Sputnik 4 launched into Earth orbit; later recovery failed
1960 Taxes took 25% of earnings in US
1961 "Bonanza" by Al Caiola Orchestra hits #19
1961 36 Unification church couples wed in Korea
1961 Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Mater et Magistra
1962 US marines arrive in Laos
1963 Last of the Mercury flights, the "Faith 7", launched.
1963 Last of the Mercury flights, the "Faith 7", launched.
1963 Last Project Mercury flight, L Gordon Cooper in Faith 7, launched
1963 Peter, Paul & Mary win their 1st Grammy (If I Had a Hammer)
1963 Tottenham Hotspur wins 3rd Europe Cup II at Rotterdam
1964 Sporting Portugal wins 4th Europe Cup II at Antwerp
1964 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1965 91st Preakness: Ron Turcotte aboard Tom Rolfe wins in 1:56.2
1965 Canadian Football Players Association organizes
1965 Igor Vodic beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champ
1966 1st day of Sunday play in County Cricket, Essex v Somerset
1966 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Invitational
1966 South Vietnamese army battle Buddhists, about 80 die
1967 Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1967 Paul McCartney meets his future wife Linda Eastman
1968 "Wonderwall" with George Harrison premieres at Cannes Film Festival
1968 1st AL game played in Milwaukee, is a 4-2 Calif win against Chicago
1968 A tornado strikes Jonesboro Arkansas at 10 PM, killing 36
1968 Paul McCartney & John Lennon appear on Johnny Carson Show to promote Apple records, Joe Garagiola is substitute host
1969 Associate Justice Abe Fortas resigns from Supreme Court
1970 Beatles' last LP, "Let It Be," is released in US
1970 Elizabeth Hoisington & Anna Mae Mays named 1st female US generals
1970 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1970 Mississippi Highway Patrol kills 2 at Jackson State College
1970 South-Africa excluded from Olympic play
1971 "70, Girls, 70" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 35 performances
1971 97th Preakness: Gustavo Avila aboard Canonero II wins in 1:54
1971 Radio Nordsee International's ship bombed
1972 "Hard Job Being God" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 6 performances
1972 Bus plunges into Nile River killing 50 pilgrims. (Minia Egypt)
1972 George Wallace shot & left paralyzed by Arthur Bremer in Laurel, Md
1972 Ryukyu Is & Daito Is returned to Japan after 27 yrs of US control
1973 Calif Angel Nolan Ryan's 1st no-hitter beats KC Royals, 3-0
1974 Mail truck terrorists take school in Ma„lot, 30 killed
1974 Walter Scheel succeeds Heinemann as president
1975 11th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 9-4
1975 Emmy 2nd Daytime Award & Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation
1976 102nd Preakness: John Lively aboard Elocutionist wins in 1:55
1976 Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1976 Fonz Song by Heyettes hits #91
1976 Kentucky Moonrunner by Cledus Maggard hits #85
1977 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Greater Baltimore Golf Classic
1980 1st trans-US balloon crossing
1980 Flyers score 8 goals against Islanders in playoffs
1980 Shawn Weatherly, (SC (will win Miss Universe), crowned 29th Miss USA
1981 "Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island" airs
1981 2nd City TV's (SCTV) network premier (NBC)
1981 George Harrison releases "All Those Years Ago" in UK
1981 Len Barker of Cleveland pitches perfect game vs Toronto
1981 SCTV Network 90, sequel to Second City Television debut on NBC
1981 Soyuz 40 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Rumanian) to Salyut 6
1982 108th Preakness: Jack Kaenel aboard Aloma's Ruler wins in 1:55.4
1983 Lenore Muraoka wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1983 Madison Hotel (Boston) destroyed by implosion
1985 Everton wins 25th Europe Cup II at Rotterdam
1986 Argentine ex-president Galtieri sentenced to 12 years
1987 1st Energiya Launch (USSR)
1987 Record archery score for a pair over 24 hrs, is set
1988 "Carrie" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 5 performances
1988 "Gospel at Colonus" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 61 perfs
1988 2nd American Comedy Award: Robin Williams & Tracey Ullman
1988 Moscow began withdrawing its 115,000 troops in Afghanistan
1988 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic
1988 Soviets begin withdrawal from Afghanistan
1989 "Chu Chem" closes at Ritz Theater NYC after 44 performances
1989 Blue Jays fire manager Jimy Williams & replace him with Cito Gaston
1989 Soviet Pres Gorbachev in Beijing for 1st Sino-Soviet summit in 30 yrs
1989 US Basketball League cancels its summer schedule
1989 Maxwell House coffee runs ads during "Roe vs Wade" movie despite threat of boycott by right-to-lifers
1990 "Cemetery Club" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 56 perfs
1990 "Portrait of Doctor Gachet" by Vincent Van Gogh sold for $825 million
1990 Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,822.45
1990 Edmonton Oiler Klima beats Boston Bruins in 6th period
1990 Mona Grudt, 19, of Norway, crowned 39th Miss Universe
1991 Defense releases docs claiming Noriega is "CIA's man in Panama"
1991 Edith Cresson becomes France's 1st female premier
1991 Manchester United wins 31th Europe Cup II at Rotterdam
1991 Nepal premier Bhattarai resigns
1991 Pres Bush takes Queen Elizabeth to Oakland A's-Balt Oriole game
1991 Red Sox & White Sox play then slowest 9 inning game (4:11)
1992 Colombo '92 opens in Genoa Italy
1992 NY dept store chain Alexanders announces closing of all 11 stores
1992 Part of Cruger Avenue in Bronx renamed Regis Philbin Avenue
1993 119th Preakness: Mike Smith aboard Prairie Bayou wins in 1:56.6
1993 Alamodome in San Antonio TX opens
1993 Jane Seymour & James Kesch, Marriage
1993 Montreal Expo retires their 1st #, #10 for Rusty Staub
1994 40th McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Laura Davies
1995 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1997 ABC News & Starwave Corp launch ABCNEWS.com
1997 STS 84 (Atlantis 19), launches, 6th Shuttle-Mir Mission
1999 FreeBSD 3.2 released.
1999 FreeBSD 3.2 released.
1999 FreeBSD 3.2 released.
1999 FreeBSD 3.2 released.
1999 FreeBSD 3.2 released.
1999 125th Preakness

That's All....

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