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Thursday, May 24, 2018.



Birthdays


15 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant
1544 William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)
1605 Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
1610 Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer
1619 Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter
1650 John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist
1677 Alexandre de Villenueve, composer
1686 Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, invented the thermometer
1686 Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, invented the thermometer
1736 Juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer
1738 George III, king of Great-Britain (1760-1820)
1743 Jean-Paul Marat, France, revolutionist
1751 Charles Emanuel II, King of Sardina (1796-1802)
1753 Oliver Cromwell, Burlington NJ, black who served with Washington
1754 Giacomo Conti, composer
1767 Joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer
1781 Louis-Fran‡ois Dauprat, composer/horn player
1794 William Whewell, British philosopher (History of Inductive Science)
1803 Charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino/Musignano
1807 Cornelis E van Koetsveld, vicar/literature
1807 Thomas Duncan, painter
1810 Abraham Geiger, theologian/author/leader of Reform Judaism
1811 Charles Clark, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1877
1816 Emanuel Leutze, US, painter (Washington Crossing the Delaware)
1816 Robert Seaman Granger, (Union Army Bvt Major general, died in 1894)
1819 Victoria Alexandrine, Queen of Great Britain (1837-1901)
1831 Richard Hoffman, composer
1838 Paul Laband, German lawyer
1840 Frederick Walker, painter
1841 Charles Napier Henry, painter
1841 Tito Mattei, pianist/composer
1850 Ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter
1852 Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician
1854 Louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I)
1855 Arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright
1858 Johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer)
1866 Armando Frid, Argentina, live until July 28 1990 (124 years)
1870 Jan Christian Smuts, proponnent of Commonwealth & League of Nations
1878 Lillian Moller Gilbreth, engineer (CIOS Gold Medal-1954)
1881 Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer
1882 Creighton Hale, Cork Ireland, actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East)
1886 Paul Paray, Le Tr‚port Normandy, conductor/composer (Artemis Trouble)
1891 Benedictus H Danser, Dutch botanist
1891 William F Albright, US old testament scholar/archaeologist
1893 W H Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda)
1895 H S T L "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (Australian all-rounder post-WWI)
1895 Samuel I Newhouse, US millionaire publisher (Parade, Vogue, Glamour)
1898 Kathleen Hale, British children book writer/illustrator (Orlando)
1899 Suzanne Lenglen, France, Wimbledon tennis champion (6-times)
1903 Aram Katchaturian, Armenian composer, (Earth)
1903 Hilding Hallnas, composer
1904 George Formby, [William Booth], Brit singer/comic (Let George Do It)
1904 Kenneth Buckley, British rear-admiral
1904 Patrick Johnson, physicist
1905 Mikhail Sholokhov, USSR, writer (And Quiet Flows the Don, Nobel 1965)
1905 Zdenek Blazek, composer
1906 Edmund Sargant, solicitor
1906 John Mayo, director-general (Help the Aged)
1908 Kresimir Fribec, composer
1908 Michael Roberts, historian
1909 Guillermo Diaz-Plaja, Spanish literary/poet (Lorca)
1909 Louis Frnberg, writer
1909 Wilbur Mills, (Rep-D-Ark)/involved with Fanne Foxe
1910 Margers Zarins, composer
1910 Nils-Eric Fougstedt, composer
1912 Joan Hammond, British operatic soprano
1912 Joseph Anthony, [Deuster], US director/actor (Matchmaker, Tomorrow)
1913 Audrey Brown, England, 4 X 100m runner (Olympic-silver-1936)
1913 Willi Daume, olympic organizer
1914 Clifford Irving, Chairman (Isle of Man Govt)
1914 George Tabori, writer
1914 Lilli Palmer, [Peiser], Germany, actress (Gentle Sex, Lotte in Weimar)
1916 Roden Cutler, Governor (New South Wales)
1917 Derek Hodgson, British high court judge
1917 Lord Campbell of Alloway, QC
1917 Theodore Hesburgh, Syracuse NY, president (Notre Dame)
1918 Coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit)
1918 D V Jennings, solicitor
1922 Sadao Bekku, composer
1923 Paul Bramley, oral surgeon
1923 Siobhan McKenna, Ireland, stage actress (Saint Joan)
1925 Fran‡ois J [Frank] le Roux, chief whip (South Afr Conserv Party)
1925 Mai Zetterling, Sweden, actress (Witches, Offbeat, Jet Storm)
1926 Len Maddocks, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian mid-50's)
1927 John Kelly Jr, US, sculls (Oly-bronze-1956)/brother of Grace Kelly
1927 Martinus J Mentz, South African MP (Conservative)
1927 Timothy Beven, CEO (Barclays Bank)
1928 Peter Griffiths, MP
1928 Stanley Baxter, British comedian (Joey Boy, Fast Lady)
1928 William Trevor, Brit writer (Children of Dynmouth, Fools of Fortune)
1930 Hans-Martin Linde, composer
1930 Ivor Richardson, Judge (NZ Court of Appeals)
1932 Arnold Wesker, British playwright (Bratkartoffeln Inbegriffen)
1932 Elaine Malbin, opera singer
1932 Graham Arnold, artist
1932 James Anderton, Chief constable (Manchester England)
1932 Terence Heiser, British senior civil servant
1933 Christopher Staughton, British Lord Justice of Appeal
1933 Hemchandra Tukaram Dani, cricketer (Test Ind v Pak, 1-19, ct 1, DNB)
1933 Joaqu¡n Vaquero Turcios, Spanish painter
1933 Tony Mullett, dir-general (National Criminal Intelligence Service)
1934 Jane Byrne, (Mayor-D-Chic)
1936 Harold Budd, composer
1938 Tommy Chong
1938 Tommy Chong
1938 Tommy Chong
1938 Tommy Chong
1938 Tommy Chong
1938 Glen Hall, cricket leg-spinner (S African in one Test v England 1964)
1938 Tommy Chong, Edmonton, Alberta, comedian/actor (Cheech & Chong)
1939 Gert J Schutte, Dutch MP (GPV)
1940 Gary Burghoff, Bristol CT, actor (Radar-M*A*S*H)
1940 Joseph Brodsky, USSR, author (Less than 1, Nobel 1987)
1941 Bob Dylan
1941 Bob Dylan
1941 Bob Dylan
1941 Bob Dylan
1941 Bob Dylan
1941 Andres Garcia, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, actor (Tiger Shark)
1941 Baroness Hollis of Heigham, history lecturer (U of East Anglia)
1941 Bob Dylan, [Zimmerman], Minn, singer/songwriter (Blowin' in Wind)
1941 Brian Dennis, composer
1941 Konrad Boehmer, composer
1941 Martin Mogg, governor (British Durham Prison)
1941 Tony Valentino, rocker (Standells-Dirty Water)
1942 Ali Bacher, cricketer (South African batsman & capt in 60's)
1942 Derek Quinn, guitarist (Freddie & Dreamers-I'm Telling You Now)
1942 Sarah Dash, Trenton NJ, rocker (LaBelle-Lady Marmalade)
1943 Gary Burghoff
1943 Gary Burghoff
1943 Gary Burghoff
1943 Gary Burghoff
1943 Gary Burghoff
1943 James Levine, British conductor
1944 Patti LaBelle
1944 Patti LaBelle
1944 Patti LaBelle
1944 Patti LaBelle
1944 Patti LaBelle
1944 Arthur Brown, rock vocalist (Fire) [or Jun 24]
1944 Patti LaBelle, [Holt], Phila Pa, singer (LaBelle-Lady Marmalade)
1945 Priscilla Presley
1945 Priscilla Presley
1945 Priscilla Presley
1945 Priscilla Presley
1945 Priscilla Presley
1945 Priscilla Presley, Bkln NY, actress (Jenna-Dallas, Naked Gun)
1945 Richard Ottaway, MP
1945 Steven Norris, British MP
1946 Irina Kirszenstein Szewinska, Lenningrad, long jumper (Oly-bron-1972)
1946 Jeremy Treglown, English scholar/editor (TLS)
1946 Steve Upton, rock drummer (Wishbone Ash-There's the Rub, Locked In)
1947 Luke Rittner, sect-gen (Arts Council)
1947 Mike Reid, Altoona Penn, country singer (Walk on Faith)
1949 John Illsley, rocker (Dire Straits)
1950 Jo Ann Washam, LPGA golfer
1951 Pat Bradley, golfer (leader in LPGA career earnings)
1951 Rob Baker, rock drummer (Red Rider)
1951 Ronald A Parise, Warren Ohio, PhD/astronaut (STS 35, STS 67)
1953 Alfred Molina, London, actor (Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears)
1953 Nell Campbell, [Laura], Sydney Australia, actress (Rocky Horror)
1955 Rosanne Cash
1955 Rosanne Cash
1955 Rosanne Cash
1955 Rosanne Cash
1955 Rosanne Cash
1955 Rosanne Cash, Memphis Tn, country singer (Seven Year Ache, I Wonder)
1955 Thad Ackel, horse trainer
1956 Helen Terry, rocker (Now You're Mine)
1957 John G Rowland, (Rep-R-CT, 1985- )
1959 George Glanos, horse trainer
1960 Pete Metzelaars, NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers, Lions)
1962 Bev Lidyoff, Huntington Park Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-7th-1994)
1962 Dorothy Trapp, equestrian 3-day (Olympics-96)
1963 Joe Dumars
1963 Joe Dumars
1963 Joe Dumars
1963 Joe Dumars
1963 Joe Dumars
1963 Gene Anthony Ray, Harlem NY, dancer/actor (Leroy-Fame)
1963 Horace Holden Jr, Atlanta GA, slalom double canoe (Olympics-11th-96)
1963 Joe Dumars, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons)
1963 Ken Ftach, St Louis Mo, tennis star
1964 Adrian Moorhouse, British 100m breaststroker (Olympic-gold-1988)
1964 Elizabeth McColgan, British running star (world record 5 km indoor)
1964 Pat Verbeek, Sarnia Ont, NHL forward (Team Canada, NY Rangers)
1965 Chris Jorgis, Palo Alto Calif, US badminton player (Olympic-92)
1966 Tommy Turner, jockey
1966 Tony Jones, NFL tackle (Cleve Browns, Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1967 Heavy D, rapper
1967 Margaret Crowley, Australian 800m/1500m runner (Olympics-96)
1967 Steve McDonald, rocker (Redd Kross)
1968 Jerry Dipoto, Jersey City NJ, pitcher (NY Mets)
1969 Martin McCague, cricketer (in Ulster AIS product, Eng quickie 1993-94)
1969 Rich Robinson, rocker (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker)
1970 Jeff Zgonina, NFL defensive tackle (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Rams)
1970 Nick Castaneda, Birmingham Ala, pairs skater (& Dawn Piepenbrink)
1970 Thomas Alden Page, Glenridge NJ, rocker (New Kids-Hangin' Tough)
1971 Paul Ragusa, Bulach Switz, Canadian 48 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)
1971 Troy Barnett, NFL defensive end (NE Patriots)
1972 Danny Bautista, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)
1972 Petra Schwarz-Ritter, Vienna Aus, tennis star (1988 Futures-Bari-ITA)
1972 Tito Paul, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals)
1972 Viktor Ujcik, Jihlava CZE, hockey (Team Czech Rep)
1973 Karim Alami, Morocco, tennis star
1973 Ville Peltonen, Vantaa FIN, NHL forward (Team Finland, San Jose)
1974 Ace Custis, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
1974 Marcus Coleman, free safety (NY Jets)
1974 Maria Alejandra Vento, Caracas Venz, tennis star (1995 Futures-Braz)
1974 Natalie Neaton, Royal Oak Mich, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
1975 Katie King, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
1978 Jade Winter, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96)
1979 Tracy McGrady, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
1980 Billy L Sullivan, LI NY, actor (Will Pacino-Something So Right)
1981 Shelby Lyons, Oswego NY, pairs skater (& Wells-1995 Midwest champ)
1982 ? Samane, S Afr, son of Christine, heaviest baby (22 lbs 8 oz/10.2 kg)
1996 Matthew Eappen, Boston Mass, baby murdered by nanny Louise Woodward

Events


1086 Abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III
1153 Malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland
1300 King Philip IV occupies Flanders, Earl Gwijde captured
1370 Hanzesteden signs peace treaty with Danish king Waldemar IV
1487 Imposter Lambert Simnel ceremony crowned as King Edward VI of Dublin
1626 Peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24
1653 German Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria
1658 Battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought
1660 English king Charles II visits Netherlands
1667 French troops attack into Southern Netherlands
1689 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
1697 English king Willem III travels through northern Europe
1726 -26] People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax
1738 Methodist Church forms
1809 Dartmoor Prison opens to house French prisoners of war
1815 George Evans discovers Lachlan River, Australia
1818 Gen Andrew Jackson captures Pensacola Florida
1822 Battle of Pichincha, Bol¡var secures independence of Quito from Spain
1824 Pope Leo XII proclaims a universal jubilee
1829 Pope Pius VIII issues his program for pontificate
1830 "Mary Had A Little Lamb," is written
1830 1st passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)
1844 Samual F.B. Morse taps out "What Hath God Wrought"
1844 Samual F.B. Morse taps out "What Hath God Wrought"
1844 Samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg)
1846 Gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in M‚xican War
1854 Anthony Burns, slave, arrested by US Deputy marshals in Boston
1854 Lincoln University, Penn, 1st Black college in US forms by Prebyts
1856 Pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas
1861 Alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops
1861 Maj Gen Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war"
1862 Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time
1862 Westminster Bridge across Thames opens
1866 Berkeley named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne).
1866 Berkeley named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne).
1866 Berkeley, Calif named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne)
1870 Memoria of Jackson Kemper, 1st Missionary Bishop in US
1873 Leo Delibes' opera "Le Roi l'a Dit," premieres in Paris
1877 5th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:45«
1878 CA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race, Beacon Park Boston
1879 7th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Harold wins in 2:40«
1881 Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London Ontario, 200 die
1883 The Brooklyn Bridge opened by Pres. Arthur & Gov. Cleveland.
1883 The Brooklyn Bridge opened by Pres. Arthur & Gov. Cleveland.
1883 Brooklyn Bridge opened by Pres Arthur & Gov Cleveland
1884 Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party forms People's Party in US
1887 Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors
1890 Caprivi succeeds Bismarck on as chancellor of Germany
1890 Geo Train & Sam Wall circle world in record 67 days, Tacoma-Tacoma
1890 Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London
1895 Henry Irving becomes 1st theatrical knight
1899 In Boston, the 1st auto repair shop opens.
1899 In Boston, the 1st auto repair shop opens.
1899 1st auto repair shop opens (Boston)
1900 34th Belmont: Nash Turner aboard Ildrim wins in 2:21¬
1900 Britain annexes Orange Free State
1902 Empire Day 1st celebrated in Britain
1902 Cleve's Bill Bradley is 1st ALer to hit a HR run in 4 consecutive games, not duplicated until Babe Ruth does it June 25, 1918
1905 39th Belmont: Eugene Hildebrand aboard Tanya wins in 2:08
1908 Belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election
1908 John Masefields "Tragedy of Nan," premieres in London
1909 Bristol University granted Royal Charter
1915 Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary
1915 Thomas Edison invents telescribe to record telephone conversations
1916 Conscription begins in Britain
1916 French driven out of Fort Douaumont after 500 killed or injured
1916 Last British-Indian contract workers arrive in Suriname
1916 US pilot William Thaw shoots down a German Fokker
1918 Cleveland beats Yankees 3-2 in 19 inning
1921 1st parliament for Northern Ireland elected
1921 British Legion forms
1922 Record temperature in Netherlands for May (35.6øC)
1922 Russian-Italian trade agreement signed
1926 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000 m (8:25.4)
1928 Record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field, as Yanks beat A's 9-7
1928 Umberto Nobile flies airship over North Pole again
1929 Detroit Tigers beats Chicago White Sox, 6-5, in 21 innings
1930 1st woman to fly from England to Australia solo, lands (Amy Johnson)
1930 Bradman scores 252* Australia v Surrey, 290 mins, 29 fours
1930 Ruth homers in both games of a doubleheader, giving him 9 in one week
1931 1st air-conditioned train installed-B&O Railroad
1933 Dmitri Shostakovitch's Preludes, premieres in Moscow
1934 Colombia & Peru sign accord about harbor city Leticia
1935 1st major league night baseball game, in Cincinnati (Reds 2, Phil 1)
1935 Swedish princess Ingrid marries Danish crown prince Frederik (IX)
1936 Dutch bishops forbid membership of Nazi party
1936 Tony Lazerri 2 grand slams (11 RBIs); Ben Chapman sets record by reaching 1st 7 times safely, Yanks beat A's 25-2
1940 1st night game at NY's Polo Grounds (Giants 8, Braves 1)
1940 1st night game at St Louis Sportsman Park (Indians 3, Browns 2)
1940 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina speaks on BBC radio
1940 Dutch army demobilizes
1940 German tanks reach Atrecht France
1940 Hitler affirms Gen von Rundstedts "Stopbevel"
1940 NY Giants rip Boston Bees 8-1 in 1st night game at Polo Grounds
1941 Bismarck sinks British battle cruiser HMS Hood, 1,416 die 3 survive
1943 Admiral D”nitz stops U-boat in Atlantic Ocean
1943 U-441 shoots Sunderland seaplane down over Gulf of Biskaje
1944 Enver Hoxha becomes head of Albania anti fascists
1944 Icelandic voters severe all ties with Denmark
1946 Bill Dickey replaces Joe McCarthy as Yankee manager
1948 Benjamin Brittens "Beggar's Opera," premieres in Cambridge
1951 Racial segregation in Wash DC restaurants ruled illegal
1951 US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)
1951 Willie Mays begins playing for NY Giants
1953 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Doctor Mellifluus
1954 1st rocket attains 150 mi (241 km) altitude, White Sands, NM
1954 Dr Peter Murray Marshall becomes 1st black to head an AMA unit
1954 German airline Lufthansa forms
1954 IBM announces vacuum tube "electronic" brain that could perform 10 million operations an hour
1957 Anti American riots breakout in Taipei, Taiwan
1957 Heavy earthquake strikes Colombia
1958 "New Girl in Town" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 432 perfs
1958 Pres Batista opens offensive against Fidel Castro's rebellion
1958 UP & International News Service merge into United Press International
1959 1st house with built-in bomb shelter exhibited (Pleasant Hills Pa)
1959 Empire Day renamed Commonwealth Day in England
1960 1 millionth Dutch telephone installed
1961 27 Freedom Riders arrested in Jackson, Mississippi
1961 Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit
1962 M Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into Earth orbit
1963 1st Lockheed A-12 to crash, CIA pilot Ken Collins ejects safely
1964 18th Tony Awards: Luther & Hello Dolly win
1964 Beatles' 3rd appearance on Ed Sullivan
1964 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open Invitational
1964 Longest HR (471') in Balt Memorial Stadium (Harmon Killebrew, Minn)
1964 Panic in Lima Peru soccer stadium, kills 300
1965 Supreme Court declares federal law allowing post office to intercept communist propaganda is unconstitutional
1966 "Mame" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1508 performances
1967 AFL grants a franchise to Cincinnati Bengals
1968 Haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days
1968 Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession
1968 Pres De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse
1969 Beatles' "Get Back," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks
1970 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational
1970 Peter Queen quits Fleetwood Mac to join a religious cult
1971 A commuter bus plunges into Panama Canal, killing 38 of 43 aboard
1972 Glasgow Rangers wins 12th Europe Cup II at Barcelona
1972 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1974 Dean Martin Show, last airs on NBC-TV
1975 Dutch Govt of De Uyl decides to obtain an F-16
1976 1st commercial SST flight to North America (Concorde to Wash DC)
1976 Muhammad Ali TKOs Richard Dunn in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1977 USSR President Podgorny resigns
1978 Dutch Investment bill (WIR) law goes into effect
1979 Billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar
1979 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1980 "Rock Lobster" by B-52's hits #56
1980 Iran rejects a call to World Court to release US hostages
1980 Stanley Cup: NY Islanders beat Phila Flyers, 4 games to 2
1981 Al Unser wins, loses, & wins a controversial Indy 500
1981 Hostage situation ends at Central Bank in Barcelona Spain
1981 Kathy Hite wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
1983 Fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria
1983 Supreme Court rules govt can deny tax breaks to schools that racially discriminated against students
1984 "Wiz" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 13 performances
1984 Det Tigers win AL record 17th straight road game
1985 "View to a Kill" premieres in US
1985 -25) cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die
1986 Country Singer Garth Brooks marries Sandy
1986 Margaret Thatcher becomes 1st British PM to visit Israel
1986 Reginald Huffstetler trode water for 985 hrs
1986 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1
1987 33rd LPGA Championship won by Jane Geddes
1987 Al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indy 500
1988 John Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute
1988 Porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe
1988 Power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals
1989 "Indiana Jones & Last Crusade" premieres
1989 AC Milan wins 34th Europe Cup 1 at Barcelona
1989 French war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice
1989 NHL's NY Rangers fire GM & coach Phil Esposito
1989 Weird Al Yankovic records his UHF soundtrack
1989 NY Yankee hurler Lee Gutterman sets record of pitching 30-2/3 innings before giving up his 1st run of season
1990 Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game
1990 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
1992 Al Unser Jr wins Indy 500
1992 Colleen Walker wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
1992 Pat Bradley wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament
1992 Despite trailing 7-1, NY Yanks tie Milwaukee Brewers & then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th straight extra inning game
1993 Eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia after 30-year civil war
1993 Kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4M settlement
1993 Kurd rebellion kills 33 soldiers & 5 citizens in Turkey
1994 Poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash
1996 "Spy Hard," starring Leslie Nielsen is released
1997 Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Mich
1997 STS 84 (Atlantis 19), lands
1997 Telstar-5 Proton Launch, Successful
1998 Indianapolis 500 race
1998 wins J C Penney LPGA Skins Game

That's All....

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