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Thursday, May 17, 2018.



Birthdays


1444 Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (Birth of Venus)
1451 Engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz/viceroy of Luxembourg
1490 Albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia
1551 Martinus A del Rio, Spanish/South Neth lawyer/historian/theologist
1568 Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer
1576 Ferdinand van Apshoven, the Older, Flemish painter, baptized
1673 Jozef LD von K”nigsegg, Austria, milt minister of Austrian Netherlands
1691 Antoine Court, French reformed theologist
1732 Francesco Pasquale Ricci, composer
1741 John Penn, US attorney (signed Declaration of Independence) [OS=May 6]
1749 Edward Jenner, England, physician, discovered vaccination
1768 Caroline, Brunswick, Queen Consort of King George IV
1794 Anna Brownell Jameson, Dublin, writer
1796 Martinus J Niewindt, bishop of Cura‡ao (christen slaves)
1800 Carl Friedrich Zollner, composer
1803 Robert Smith Surtees, novelist
1804 Ottho G Heldring, Dutch vicar/reformer (Heldring Institutions)
1808 Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, composer
1812 Joseph Warren Revere, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1880
1819 Johann Nepomuk Kafka, composer
1823 Charlotte Helen Sainton-Dolby, contralto/composer
1836 Joseph Norman Lockyer, discoverer (Helium)/founder (Nature magazine)
1846 Edmund Bishop, English secretary of Thomas Carlyle
1850 Antonio Scontrino, composer
1866 Erik Satie, composer
1866 Erik Alfred Satie, Honfleur France, composer (M‚moirs d'un Amb‚sique)
1866 Erik Satie, composer
1867 Gerrit Mannoury, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
1871 Henricus P Bremmer, art historian (Modern Kunstwerken)
1873 Dorothy Miller Richardson, Abingdon Berkshire, novelist
1873 Henri Barbusse, Asnieres France, novelist (Le Feu)
1876 Alban Collignon, Belgian sport journalist
1878 Conway Tearle, US actor (Klondike Annie, Should Ladies Behave?)
1886 Alfonso XIII, Borb¢n King of Spain (1902-31)
1888 A P "Tich" Freeman, cricket leg-spinner (legend for Kent & England)
1888 Selmer Jackson, Iowa, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp)
1889 Alfonso Reyes, Mexican poet/historian/diplomat (Higenia Cruel)
1889 Marcel Moyse, Saint-Amour, France, flutist (20 Exercises et ‚tudes)
1890 Philip James, composer
1896 Brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer
1896 Hannah Tillich, writer
1899 Ralf Harolde, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Framed, Smart Money, Tip-off)
1900 Ayatollah Khomeini
1900 Ayatollah Khomeini
1900 Ayatollah Khomeini
1900 Ayatollah Khomeini
1900 Ayatollah Khomeini
1900 Nicolai Berezowsky, composer
1900 Ruhollah Khomeini, Iran's ayatollah (1979-89)
1901 Werner Egk, Auchsesheim Germany, composer (Die Zaubergeige)
1902 John Vincent, composer
1903 Douglas Packard, British Lt General
1904 Jean Gabin, [Alexis Moncorg‚], actor (Stormy Waters, French Can Can)
1905 John Patrick, screenwriter
1906 Eric Mensforth, president (Westland Aircraft)
1907 Charles Cawley, British chief scientist/minister of power
1907 Horace McMahon, South Norwalk Ct, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)
1907 Ilona Schacherer Elek, Budapest Hung, fencer (Olympic-gold-1936, 48)
1908 Sigismund Toduta, composer
1908 Zinka Milanov, Zagreb Yugoslavia, soprano (Ljublama Opera 1927)
1909 Edward Playfair, British senior civil servant
1909 Magda Schneider, actress (Eva, Going Gay, Be Mine Tonight)
1911 Maureen O'Sullivan
1911 Maureen O'Sullivan
1911 Maureen O'Sullivan
1911 Maureen O'Sullivan
1911 Maureen O'Sullivan
1911 Knut Anders Haukfield, SOE Operative
1911 Maureen O'Sullivan, Boyle Ireland, actress (Tarzan, Pride & Prejudice)
1912 Archibald Cox, special prosecutor (Watergate)
1912 Clarence "Ace" Parker, NFL QB (Brooklyn, Boston Yanks)
1912 Sandor Vegh, violinist teacher conductor
1913 Alec Ogilvie, CEO (Powell Duffryn)
1913 Lord Hirshfield, chartered accountant
1914 Guido Masanetz, composer
1915 Joseph D Craggs, electrical engineer
1916 Cornelis A Eman, Aruban politician
1916 John Hinde, photographer/circus promoter
1918 Birgit Nilsson, Karup Sweden, operatic soprano (Elektra, Salome)
1920 Harriet Van Horne, Syracuse NY, columnist/panelist (Leave it to Girls)
1920 Lydia Wideman, Finland, 10K cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1952)
1921 Dennis Brain, London England, french-hornist (Serenade)
1921 John Garlick, British senior civil servant
1923 Michael Beetham, Marshal (RAF)
1923 Miles Wingate, deputy master (Trinity House)
1923 Peter Mennin[i], Erie Pennsylvania, composer (Moby Dick)
1924 Frantisek Kovaricek, composer
1924 Lord Tombs, CEO (Rolls Royce)
1924 Thomas Baird, vice-admiral
1926 Cicely Berry, voice director (Royal Shakespeare Company)
1926 David Young, Lt-Gen/CEO (Cairn Tech)
1926 Earl of Airlie, KT
1926 Geoffrey Caston, vice chancellor (U of South Pacific)
1926 Lord Chamberlain, Earl of Airilet
1926 Tenniel Evans, rev/actor (10 Rillington Place, My Brother's Keeper)
1927 Ronald Halstead, deputy CEO (British Steel)
1928 Donald Cameron Watt, historian
1928 Ian Griggs, bishop (Ludlow)
1928 Vivian Moses, biotechnologist
1929 Raymond Hide, geophysicist
1931 Dewey Redman, jazz musician
1932 Arthur Jones, principal (Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester)
1932 Colin Hope, CEO (T/N)
1932 Peter Burge, cricketer (dashing Australian batsman of 50's & 60's)
1932 Rodric Braithwaite, British ambassador to USSR
1934 Earl Morrall, NFL QB (Lions, Giants, Colts)
1935 Dennis Christopher George Potter, playwright (Karaoke, Midnight Movie)
1935 Ivan Slone, world-famous watchmaker
1936 Dennis Hopper
1936 Dennis Hopper
1936 Dennis Hopper
1936 Dennis Hopper
1936 Dennis Hopper
1936 Dennis Hopper, KS, actor (True Grit, Blue Velvet, Easy Rider)
1936 Lars Gustafsson, writer
1936 Philippe Boesmans, composer
1938 Don Dolan, Staten Island NY, actor (Guy Lewis- General Hospital)
1938 Jason Bernard, actor (Judge-Liar Liar)
1938 Pervis Jackson, rocker (Spinners)
1938 Trinus Riemersma, Dutch-Frisian writer (Conquest of Leeuwarden)
1939 Hugh Dykes, MP
1939 Wim de Bie, CEO (Simplistic Covenant)
1941 David Howell Cope, composer
1941 Malcom Hale, rocker
1941 Miriam Margolyes, actress (Will Be)
1942 Caroline Charles, fashion designer
1942 Taj Mahal, NYC, singer/songwriter (Real Thing)
1944 Arif Butt, cricketer (pace bowler for Pakistan in three Tests 1964-65)
1944 Canon P B Price, general secretary, USPG
1944 Jesse Winchester, Shreveport La, singer/songwriter (Learn to Love it)
1944 Paul Crossley, concert pianist
1945 D A S Pennefather, Maj-General/Commandant (General Royal Marines)
1945 George Miller, (Rep-D-CA, 1975- )
1946 Sinaida Turchina, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976)
1947 John Traicos, cricketer (in Egypt South Africa 1970, Zimbabwe 1992-93)
1948 Bill Bruford, English pop drummer (Yes, King Crimson-Red, Genesis)
1949 Timothy Cordy, British director (Town/Country Planning Assn)
1950 A A Johnson, MP
1950 Christian Lacroix, French couturier (Chic Frills)
1950 Keith Bradley, MP
1951 I R Evans, CEO (Hyder, Welsh Water)
1951 Simon Hughes, MP
1952 Jody Pijper, Dutch (background) singer
1953 George Johnson, LA Calif, rocker (Brothers Johnson)
1953 Kathleen Sullivan, Pasadena Ca, newscaster (ABC-TV, CBS Morning Show)
1953 Nicholas Bacon, premier baronet of England
1953 Yoko Shimada, Kumamota Japan, author (Kir Royal)/actress (Shogun)
1954 John Iles, dolby supervisor (Elephant Man, Richard III)
1954 Michael Roberts, jockey
1955 Bill Paxton, actor (Brain Dead, Next of Kin, Indian Summer, True Lies)
1956 Bob Saget
1956 Sugar Ray Leonard
1956 Bob Saget
1956 Sugar Ray Leonard
1956 Bob Saget
1956 Sugar Ray Leonard
1956 Bob Saget
1956 Sugar Ray Leonard
1956 Bob Saget
1956 Sugar Ray Leonard
1956 Bob Saget, Phila, comedian (Full House, America's Funniest Home Video)
1956 Sue Carpenter, TV presenter/journalist
1956 Sugar Ray [Charles] Leonard, Willington SC, boxer (Olympics-gold-76)
1958 Vincent Henar, Surinam, bassist (Fra Fra Sound)
1959 Paul Di'anno, rocker (Iron Maiden Chingford, London V Early Vocalist
1960 Fiona Hutchison, Miami Fla, actress (One Life to Live, Guiding Light)
1961 Eithne, pronounced Enya
1961 Eithne, pronounced Enya
1961 Eithne, pronounced Enya
1961 Eithne, pronounced Enya
1961 Eithne, pronounced Enya
1961 Enya, [Eithne N¡ Bhraon in], Gweedore Ireland, vocalist (Watermark)
1962 Scott Case, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
1962 Tracey Bryn, rocker (Voice of Beehive-Let it Bee)
1963 Jon Koncak, NBA center (Orlando Magic)
1965 Michael Trent Reznor
1965 Michael Trent Reznor
1965 Michael Trent Reznor
1965 Michael Trent Reznor
1965 Michael Trent Reznor
1965 Trent Reznor, musician (9 Inch Nails)
1966 Danny Manning, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns)
1966 Mark Kratzmann, Australia, tennis star
1966 Mark Schmocker, Interlaken Switz, US team handball goalie (Oly-96)
1967 Cameron Bancroft, actor (Beverly Hills 90210)
1967 Debbie Dutch, Titusville NJ, actress (Hell's Paradox)
1968 Tim Grunhard, NFL center (KC Chiefs)
1969 Aaron Ruffin, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1969 Craig Erickson, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins)
1969 Paige Turco, Boston MA, actress (Melanie-Guiding Light)
1969 Ujesh Ranchod, cricketer (Zimbabwe off-spinner 1993)
1970 Alan Wetmore, CFL fullback (Montreal Alouettes)
1970 Derrick Deese, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
1970 Hubert Davis, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, NY Knicks)
1970 Jim Cummins, Dearborn, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
1970 Jodie Rogers, Melbourne Victoria Australia, diver (Olympics-96)
1970 John Karelse, soccer player (NAC)
1970 Jordan Nathaniel M Knight, Mass, rocker (New Kids-Hangin' Tough)
1970 Renzo Furlan, Italy, tennis star
1970 Stefania Croce, Bergamo Italy, golfer (95 State Farm Rail Classic-11)
1970 Todd Mundt, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
1971 Bill Lindsay, Big Fork, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
1971 Mark Williams, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1972 Elena Wagner, Sofia Bulgaria, tennis star (1996 ITF/Redbridge-GBR)
1972 John Burrough, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1973 Jay Riemersma, tight end (Buffalo Bills)
1974 Marcia Turner, Cambridge Mass, Miss America (Mass-Top 10-1996)
1976 Anna Windsor, Sydney NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1976 Daniel Komen, Nyaru Kenya, 5k runner
1976 Peter Devine, NYC, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1977 Jere Michael, Aspen Colo, figure skater (1994 National Jr champ)

Events


Norwegian Independence Day
Norwegian Independence Day
218 7th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
352 Liberius begins his reign as Catholic Pope replacing Julius I
884 St Adrian III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1525 Battle at Zabern: duke of Lutherans beats rebels
1527 P nfilo de Narva‚z departs to explore Florida
1536 Anne Boleyns 4 "lovers" executed
1544 Scot earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII
1579 Artois/Henegouwen/French-Flanders sign Treaty/Peace of Parma recognizing Spanish duke van Parma as land guardian
1620 1st merry-go-round seen at a fair (Philippapolis, Turkey)
1630 Italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi, 1st to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface
1631 Earl Johann Tilly attacks Maagdenburg
1648 Emperor Ferdinand III defeats Maximilian I of Bavaria
1672 Frontenac becomes governor of New France (Canada)
1673 Louis Joliet & Jacques Marquette begin exploring Mississippi
1678 King Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty
1712 Maximilian Emanuel of Bavaria honored as "sovereign of Netherlands"
1733 England passes Molasses Act, putting high tariffs on rum & molasses imported to the colonies from a country other than British possessions
1742 Frederick great (Emperor of Prussia) beats Austrians
1744 French army takes Austrian Netherlands
1750 -18] Tax revolt in Gorinchem
1756 Britain declares war on France (7 Years' or French & Indian War)
1787 English slave ship Sisters, from Africa to Cuba, capsizes
1792 24 brokers meet to found the New York Stock Exchange
1792 24 brokers meet to found the New York Stock Exchange
1792 24 merchants form NY Stock Exchange at 70 Wall Street
1794 Hard frost in southern New England
1803 John Hawkins & Richard French patent the Reaping Machine
1804 Lewis & Clark begin their exploration of the Louisiana Purchase
1804 Lewis & Clark begin their exploration of the Louisiana Purchase
1804 Lewis & Clark begin exploration of Louisiana Purchase
1809 Papal States annexed by France
1814 Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden (Natl Day)
1814 Norwegian constitution passed by constitutent assembly at Eidsvoll
1837 Royal Decides installs the Weapon of Belgium firm(ly)
1845 Rubber band patents
1846 Saxophone is patents by Antoine Joseph Sax
1848 Premier earl Schimmelpenninck resigns
1849 Fire destroy Centrum in St Louis Missouri
1853 Thorbeckes liberals win 2nd-Parliamentary election
1862 Battle of Princeton WV, ends, about 128 casualities
1863 Battle of Big Black River Bridge, MS
1864 Battle of Adairsville Georgia, Union forces Confederates to retreat
1871 Indians fighter Gen Sherman escapes in ambulance vs Comanches
1872 Bohemian Club incorporated
1875 1st Kentucky Derby: Oliver Lewis aboard Aristides wins in 2:37.75
1876 7th US Cavalry under Custer leaves Ft Lincoln
1877 Edwin T Holmes installs 1st telephone switchboard burglar alarm
1881 7th Kentucky Derby: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hindoo wins in 2:40
1881 Frederick Douglass appointed recorder of deeds for Wash DC
1881 Revised version of New Testament
1883 Buffalo Bill Cody's 1st wild west show premieres in Omaha
1884 Alaska becomes a US territory
1890 Clyde Fitch's "Beau Brummel," premieres in NYC
1890 Comic Cuts, 1st weekly comic paper, published in London
1890 Pietro Costanzi's opera "Rustic Chivalry," premieres in Rome
1894 19th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Assignee wins in 1:49¬
1895 W G Grace completes his 100th 100 v Somerset at Bristol
1898 Camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503]
1899 Victoria & Albert Museum foundation laid England
1900 British troops relieve Mafeking (Cape Colony)
1903 Cleve Indians beat NY Highlanders 9-2 in Columbus Ohio
1904 Maurice Ravel's "Sh‚h‚razade," premieres in Paris
1905 Waseda U of Tokyo defeats LA High School 5-3 in baseball
1906 Switzerland's Simpion Tunnel open to rail traffic
1909 White firemen on Georgia RR strike to protest hiring blacks
1910 Canada sets the designs for the 1›-50› coins
1911 36th Preakness: Eddie Dugan aboard Watervale wins in 1:51
1915 40th Preakness: Douglas Hoffman aboard Rhine Maiden wins in 1:58
1915 Cubs George "Zip" Zabel relieves with 2 outs in 1st & winds up with 4-3 19-inning win over Brooklyn in longest relief job ever
1915 Last liberal British govt of Asquith falls
1915 National Baptist Convention chartered
1916 British Summer Time (Daylight Savings), 1st introduced
1920 1st De Havilland double-decker flight (London) lands in Schiphol
1920 1st flight by Dutch airlines KLM (Koninklijke-Luchtvaart-Maatschappij)
1921 Belgian-Luxembourg sign customs union
1921 President Harding opens (via telephone) 1st Valencia Orange Show
1923 Fire during closing day ceremonies at Grover Cleveland School (SC)
1924 50th Kentucky Derby: John Mooney aboard Black Gold wins in 2:05.2
1925 Cleveland Indian Tris Speaker gets his 3,000th hit
1926 Chiang Kai-shek is made supreme war lord in Canton
1926 German govt of Marx takes power
1927 Chicago Cubs beat Boston Braves, 4-3, in 22 innings
1928 9th modern Olympic games opens in Amsterdam
1930 56th Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:07.6
1932 Congress changes name "Porto Rico" to "Puerto Rico"
1937 Juan Negrin succeeds Largo Caballero as Spain's premier
1938 Congress approves Vinson Naval Act, which funds a two-ocean navy
1938 Radio quiz show "Information Please!" debuts on NBC Blue Network
1939 1st sports telecast-Columbia vs Princeton-college baseball
1940 Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium & begins invasion of France
1940 Nazi's bombs Middelburg/B IJzerdrat begins illegal defiance
1941 Pennsylvania declares legal holiday to honor A's manager Connie Mack
1942 Dutch SS vows loyalty to Hitler
1944 -18] Allied air raid on Surabaja, Java
1944 Chinese/US arm forces take Myitkyina Airport, Burma
1944 General Eisenhower sets D-Day for June 5th
1944 Operation Straightline: Allies land in Neth New-Guinea
1945 2 US P-47 Thunderbolts bomb Kiushu
1946 KVP Labor/Communists win 1st post-WW2 Dutch parliamentary elections
1946 Pres Truman seizes control of nation's railroads to delay a strike
1947 "Street Scene" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 148 performances
1948 Israel liberates Acre, Nebi Yusha & Telel-Kadi
1948 Soviet Union recognized Israel
1949 British government recognizes Republic of Ireland
1952 78th Preakness: Conn McCreary aboard Blue Man wins in 1:57.4
1953 Patty Berg wins LPGA Reno Golf Open
1953 Yanks & Browns use record 41 players in a game
1954 Supreme Court rules on Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, overthrowing the principle of 'separate but equal'.
1954 Supreme Court rules on Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, overthrowing the principle of 'separate but equal'.
1954 Supreme Court unanimously rules on Brown v Topeka Board of Education reversed 1896 "separate but equal" Plessy Vs Ferguson decision
1955 Dutch Govt of Drees resigns
1957 Prayer Pilgrimage, biggest civil rights demonstration to date (DC)
1957 School desegregation law, Brown v Board of education
1958 84th Preakness: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Tim Tam wins in 1:57.2
1958 Emergency crisis proclaimed in Algeria
1959 Sam Snead sets PGA record for 36 holes at 122
1960 1st atomic reactor system patents, J W Flora of Canoga Park CA
1961 Castro offers to exchange Bay of Pigs prisoners for 500 bulldozers
1962 Marin County withdraws from BART district
1963 Bruno Sammartino beats Buddy Rogers in NY, to become WWF champ
1963 Houston Colt .45's Don Notterbart no-hits Phillies, 4-1
1963 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1964 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open Invitational
1964 Phillies triple play Houston Colt .45s
1966 KFDO (now KVIJ) TV channel 8 in Sayre, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
1967 Dylan's 1965 UK Tour is released as film "Don't Look Back"
1968 European Space Research Org launches 1st satellite
1968 Frank Howard belts record 8th HR in 5th straight game
1968 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1969 "My Wife, My Dog, My Cat," by Maskman & The Agents hits #92
1969 95th Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Majestic Prince wins in 1:55.6
1969 Balt, Cleve & Pitts agree to go from NFC to AFC in NFL
1969 Russian probe Venera 6 landed on Venus
1970 Hank Aaron becomes 9th player to get 3,000 hits
1970 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Johnny Londoff Chevrolet Golf Tournament
1970 Thor Heyerdahl crosses Atlantic on reed raft Ra
1971 Stephen Schwartz' musical "Godspell," premieres off-Broadway
1971 Washington State bans sex discrimination
1972 Neth & China PR exchange ambassadors
1972 Tottenham Hotspur wins 1st UEFA Cup in London
1973 "Nash at Nine" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 21 performances
1973 Joe Ferguson, hits the 6,000th Dodger home run
1973 Senate Watergate Committee begins its hearings
1973 Stevie Wonder releases "You are the Sunshine of my Love"
1973 US performs 3 nuclear tests at Rifle Colorado
1973 Angels outfielder Bobby Valentine breaks his leg trying to scale wall to prevent a Dick Green home run during a 5-4 loss to the A's
1974 Bayern Mnchen wins 20th Europe Cup 1 at Brussels
1974 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 15th String quartet
1975 "Funky Gibbon" by The Goodies hits #79
1975 101st Preakness: Darrel McHargue aboard Master Derby wins in 1:56.4
1975 10cc releases "I'm Not in Love"
1975 Mick Jagger punches a restaurant window, gets 20 stitches
1975 NBC paid $5M for rights to show "Gone with the Wind" one time
1976 28th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Jack Albertson & M Learned
1976 Earthquake in Uzbekistan: 1000's killed
1977 Menahem Begins Likoed-party wins election in Israel
1978 Lee Lacy hits record 3rd consecutive pinch-hit home run
1979 -12øF (-11øC), on top of Mauna Kea, Hawaii (state record)
1979 Emmy 6th Daytime Award presentation
1979 Phillies beat Cubs, 23-22, on 50 hits with 11 HRs
1980 106th Preakness: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Codex wins in 1:54.2
1980 Kumar Anandan balanced on one foot for 33 hours
1980 Major race riot in Miami Florida - 16 killed, 300 injured
1980 Paul & Linda McCartney appear on Saturday Night Live
1981 "Inacent Black" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 14 performances
1981 Islanders score 5 power play goals against Flyers in a playoff
1981 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Coca-Cola Golf Classic
1983 Israel & Lebanon sign a peace treaty
1983 Stanley Cup: NY Islanders sweep Edmonton Oilers in 4 games
1984 Cincinnati Reds Mario Soto throws 4 strikeouts in one inning
1984 Mai Shanley, 21, (NM), crowned 33rd Miss USA
1985 Les Anderson, catches record 97 lb 4 oz Chinook Salmon, off Alaska
1986 "Chicken Song" by Spitting Image hit #1 on the UK pop chart
1986 112th Preakness: Alex Solis aboard Snow Chief wins in 1:54.8
1987 "Stardust" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 102 performances
1987 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic
1987 USS Stark hit by Iraqi missiles, 37 sailors die
1989 Longest Cab Ride Ever: 14,000 miles cost $16,000!
1989 Napoli wins 18th UEFA Cup in Stuttgart
1989 Nelson Mandela receives a BA from U of S Africa
1989 Vincent Van Gogh's "Portrait of Dr Gachet" auctioned for $825M
1990 Cheers' star Kelsey Grammer sentenced to jail for 30 days for DWI
1990 Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,831.71
1990 European court rules pension rights for both men & women
1990 WIBC Bowling Queens won by Patty Ann
1991 Lupita Jones, 23, of Mexico, crowned 40th Miss Universe
1992 38th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Betsy King
1992 Expos Gary Carter is 3rd to catch 2,000 games (joins Boone & Fisk)
1993 Intel's new Pentium processor is unveiled
1994 Bakili Muluzi's UDF wins Malawi presidents/parliamentary election
1996 Alicia Machado, 18, of Venezuela crowned 45th Miss Universe
1996 Habib & Whitaker make 320 for 5th Cricket wkt, Leics v Worcs
1997 123rd Preakness: Gary Stevens aboard Silver Charm wins in 1:54
1997 Sylvester Stallone weds Jennifer Flavin in London
1997 WIBC Bowling Queens won by Sandra Jo Shiery-Odom
1998 44th McDonald's LPGA Championship

That's All....

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