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Tuesday, May 29, 2018.



Birthdays


1627 Anne ML of Orl‚ans, duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle)
1630 Charles II, King of England (1660-85)
1673 Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council
1716 Louis J M Daubenton, French zoologist
1730 William Jackson, composer
1731 Orazio Mei, composer
1736 Patrick Henry
1736 Patrick Henry
1736 Patrick Henry
1736 Patrick Henry
1736 Patrick Henry
1736 Patrick Henry, US, patriot "Give me liberty or give me death"
1741 Johann Gottfried Krebs, composer
1791 Pietro Romani, composer
1810 Erasmus Darwin Keyes, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1810 Juan B Alberdi, [Figarillo], Argentina politician/writer
1810 Solomon Meredith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1875
1824 Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox, Major General (Confederate Army)
1825 David Bell Birney, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1826 Ebenezer Butterick, inventor (tissue paper dress pattern)
1827 Reuben Lindsay Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1890
1837 Alexander F de Savornin Lohmann, Dutch minister/party leader (CHU)
1837 Luca Fumagalli, composer
1839 Ned Gregory, cricketer (bro of Dave, father of Syd Played 1st Test)
1840 Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Plague in Florenz)
1843 Emile Pessard, composer
1846 Albert Gy”rgy earl Apponyi, Hungarian minister of Education
1851 L‚on VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920)
1852 Jindrich z Albestu Kaan, composer
1860 Isaac [Manuel F] Alb‚niz, Spanish pianist/composer (Iberia)
1864 A H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer
1868 Fr‚deric baron d'Erlanger, French composer/banker
1874 Gilbert Keith Chesterton, England, novelist (Man Who Made Gold)
1880 Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)
1881 Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer
1883 William Beatton Moonie, composer
1885 Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity)
1890 Francis de Bourguignon, composer
1892 Alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (La inquietud del rosal)
1894 Beatrice Lillie, Toronto, comedian/actress (Around World in 80 Days)
1894 Josef von Sternberg, Austrian director (Der blaue Engel)
1896 George L Funke, botanist (Flower Physiology)
1897 Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Brno Austria, movie composer (Violanta)
1897 Ignace Lilien, composer
1903 Bob Hope
1903 Bob Hope
1903 Bob Hope
1903 Bob Hope
1903 Bob Hope
1903 Bob Hope, [Leslie Townes], Kent England, entertainer (famous profile)
1904 Robert Knox, bacteriologist
1905 Fela Sowande, composer
1905 Jan [Johannes] Teulings, Dutch actor/director (That Joyous Eve)
1905 Sebastian Shaw, Holt England, actor (Return of Jedi, Chimera)
1906 Hans Joachim Schaeuble, composer
1906 Terence Hanbury White, Bombay India, novelist (England Have My Bones)
1907 Desmond Shawe-Taylor, critic
1909 Neil R[onald] Jones, US, sci-fi author (Space War, Twin Worlds)
1910 Agnes Beatrice Read, medical social worker
1911 James Marjoribanks, British ambassador
1911 Louis Wain, agricultural scientist
1912 John B M R "John" Hanlo, Dutch poet (Go to the Mosque)
1913 Douglas Black, physician
1913 Iris Adrian, LA Calif, actress (Blue Hawaii, Bluebeard)
1915 David Jenklins, librarian (National Library of Wales)
1915 Igor Buketoff, Hartford Conn, conductor (Iceland Symph 1964-65)
1915 Lord Huntingfield, British agent to UN Secreteriat
1916 Carl M Story, fiddler
1917 John F. Kennedy, 35th President (1960-1963)
1917 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Mass, (Sen-D-Mass), 35th Pres (1961-1963)
1917 John F. Kennedy, 35th President (1960-1963)
1918 Herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show)
1918 Isabel Dean, Engl, actress (5 Days one Summer, Virgin Island, Ransom)
1920 Robin Haydon, British diplomat
1921 Clifton James, NYC, actor (Buster & Billie, David & Lisa)
1921 George Terry, chief constable (Sussex England)
1921 James Clifton, Spokane Wash, actor (Live & Let Die)
1922 Iannis Xenakis, Braila Romania, composer/architect/mathematician
1922 John Heerbecq, Church commissioner
1923 Earl of Morley, Lord Lt (Devon)
1923 Richard Worsley, quarter master General
1925 Kenneth Couzens, CEO (Coal Products)
1926 Charles Denner, Tarnow Poland, actor (And Now My Love)
1926 Iannis Xenakis, composer/architect/engineer
1927 Carl Toms, stage designer (1 Million BC, Moon Zero Two)
1927 Dick Hillenius, Dutch biologist/writer
1927 Trevor Holdsworth, CEO (National Power)
1928 Felix Rohatyn, Vienna Austria, investment banker (NY Big MAC Bonds)
1929 Anthony Grant, British MP
1929 Katie Boyle, [Lady Sander Saunders], British broadcaster
1929 Kennetgh Couzens, CEO (Coal Products)
1930 Eleanor Fazan, opera/show choreographer (Lassiter, Ruling Class)
1931 Carl Toms, stage designer
1932 Paul Erlich
1932 Paul Erlich
1932 Paul Erlich
1932 Paul Erlich
1932 Paul Erlich
1932 Paul Erlich
1935 Andr‚ P Brink, South African writer (Dry White Season)
1935 Denis J Worrall, South African politician/leader (DP)
1935 Martin Garrod, Commandant General (Royal Marines)
1936 Arlene McQuade, NYC, actress (Rosalie-Goldbergs)
1937 Alwin Schockemohle, horse show jumper
1937 Irmin Schmidt, rocker (Can)
1937 Peter Kolman, composer
1938 Francis Thomas (Fay) Vincent, baseball commissioner
1939 Al Unser
1939 Al Unser
1939 Al Unser
1939 Al Unser
1939 Al Unser
1939 Al Unser, auto racer (Indianapolis 500-1970, 71)
1939 Martin Garrod, Commandant General Royal Marines
1939 Nanette Newman, writer/actress (Endless Game, Of Human Bondage)
1941 Douglas Scott, mountaineer
1941 Roy Crewsdon, Manchester, rocker (Freddie & The Dreamers)
1942 Kevin Conway, NYC, actor (Flash Point, Cage of Angels)
1943 Bob Edgar, (Rep-D-PA, 1975-87)
1943 E Thomas Coleman, (Rep-R-MO, 1976- )
1943 Terry Pavey, editor (TV Times)
1944 Helmut Berger, actor (Ash Wednesday, Damned, Picture of Dorian Gray)
1944 Quentin Davies, MP (C)
1945 Lord Fraser of Carmyllie, Minister of State (Scotland)
1945 Martin Pipe, horse trainer
1945 Mike Rossi, rocker (Status Quo)
1946 Robin Johnson, Brooklyn, actress (Times Square)
1947 Mark Nelson, Brooklyn NY, crew member (Biosphere 2)
1948 Anthony Geary, Coalville Utah, actor (Luke/Bill-General Hospital)
1948 Linda Esther Gray, opera singer
1948 Michael Berkley, composer/broadcaster
1949 Francis Rossi, guitarist (Status Quo-Picture of a Matchstick Man)
1949 Gary Brooker, rock keyboardist (Procol Harum)
1950 Rebbie [Maureen] Jackson, Gary Indiana, singer (R U Tuff Enuff)
1950 Talat Ali, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in ten Tests 1972-80)
1952 Louise Cooper, UK, sci-fi author (Nemesis, Inferno, Infanta, Nocturne)
1953 Danny Elfman, LA Calif, composer (Simspon Show Theme)
1953 Ranji Nanan, cricketer (Trinidad off-spinner, 1 Test v Pakistan 1981)
1953 Rick Henderson, Beaumont Tx, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)
1955 Jerry Dengler, Colo Springs, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)
1955 John Hinckley Jr, shot & wounded Pres Reagan (1981)
1955 Mike Porcaro, rock bassist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa)
1956 LaToya Jackson
1956 LaToya Jackson
1956 LaToya Jackson
1956 LaToya Jackson
1956 LaToya Jackson
1956 Greg R, rocker (Bad)
1956 Larry Blackmon, rocker (Cameo-Alligator Woman)
1956 La Toya Yvette Jackson, Gary Indiana, singer (Playboy, Millipede)
1958 Annette Bening
1958 Annette Bening
1958 Annette Bening
1958 Annette Bening
1958 Annette Bening
1958 Annette Bening, Topeka KS, actress (Grifters, Bugsy, Valmont) [or 5/5]
1958 Ivar Sisniega, M‚xico, pentathelete (Olympic-1980)
1958 Sam Clancy, WLAF defensive assistant coach (Barcelona Dragons)
1959 Mel Gaynor, Glasgow Scotland, rock drummer (Simple Minds-Water Front)
1959 Rupert Everett, actor (Princess Daisy, Another Country)
1959 Tamayo Otsuki, actress (Mrs Yamagami-Davis Rules)
1960 Adrian Paul, London England, actor (Dance to Win, Highlander)
1961 Melissa Etheridge
1961 Melissa Etheridge
1961 Melissa Etheridge
1961 Melissa Etheridge
1961 Melissa Etheridge
1961 David Palmer, heavy metal drummer (ABC, AC/DC)
1961 Melissa Etheridge, US singer/songwriter/guitarist (Never Enough)
1961 Todd Boonstra, Minneapolis Minn, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1962 Eric Davis, LA CA, outfielder (Cin Reds)
1962 Gerry Norquist, Portland OR, Nike golfer (1990 Boise Open-5th)
1963 Lisa Whelchel, Fort Worth Texas, actress (Blair-Facts of Life)
1963 Tracey E Bregman Recht, Munich Germany, actress (Days of Our Life)
1965 Charlie Hayes, Hattisburg MS, 3rd baseman (Pitts Pirates, NY Yankees)
1965 Emilio Sanchez, Madrid Spain, Tennis player (1988 Olympic bronze)
1965 Jammo Myllys, Savonlinna FIN, hockey goalie (Team Finland, Oly-Br-98)
1966 Floyd Turner, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
1967 Bill Risley, Chicago IL, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1967 Karina Orum, Denmark, golfer (Scandinavian champion 1989)
1967 Mike Keane, Winnipeg, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche)
1967 Ray Bernard, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1968 Brian Roche, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
1968 Duane Young, NFL tight end (SD Chargers)
1969 Toby Borland, Quitman LA, pitcher (Phila Phillies)
1969 Wiltrud Probst, Nuermberg Germany, tennis star (1992 Belgian Open)
1972 Bill Curley, NBA forward (Portland Trail Blazers, Minn Timberwolves)
1972 David Hendrix, NFL strong safety (SD Chargers)
1972 Kenny McEntyre, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
1972 Kevin McDougal, CFL quarterback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1973 Emma Johnson, Sydney NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1973 Etdrick Bohannon, NBA forward (Indiana Pacers)
1973 Jason Dawe, North York, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)
1973 Malcolm Allen, Wauchope NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1973 Tiffany M Sloan, Orange county Calif, playmate (Oct, 1992)
1974 Barbara Mulej, Kranj Slovenia, tennis star (1992 Futures Germ)
1974 Kenny Bynum, running back (San Diego Chargers)
1974 Robyn Petroskey, Minneapolis Minn, figure skater (1996 Midwest champ)
1975 Melanie Janine Brown
1975 Melanie Janine Brown
1975 Melanie Janine Brown
1975 Melanie Janine Brown
1975 Melanie Janine Brown
1975 Alexander Zhurik, hockey defenseman (Belarus, Oly-98)
1975 Bianca Langham, Australian field hockey fullback/halfback (Olympic-96)
1975 Melanie Janine Brown, "Scary Spice", Leeds, vocalist (Spice Girls)
1975 Shoshanna Lonstein, NYC, girlfriend (Jerry Seinfeld)
1977 Brent Roberts, Leesville La, diver (Olympics-96)
1977 Danny Gerard, Mt Vernon NY, actor (Alan Silver-Brooklyn Bridge)
1979 Luann Roberts, Miss Alabama Teen USA (1996)
1980 Val‚rie Hould-Marchand, Riviere-Du-Loup QU, synchro swim (Oly-silv-96)
1983 Richard Jackson, Redlands Calif, actor (Ryan Meyers-Saved by the Bell)
1989 Danielle Riley Keough, grand daughter of Elvis Presley

Events


526 Antioch struck by Earthquake; about 250,000 die
757 St Paul I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1138 Anti-Pope Victor IV (Gregorio) overthrows self for Innocentius II
1167 Lombard League defeat Frederick Barbarossa at Battle of Legnano
1176 Battle at Legnano: Lombardi League beats Frederik Barbarossa
1415 Council of Konstanz
1453 Constantinople falls to the Turks (some believe this signalled the end of the Middle Ages).
1453 Constantinople falls to the Turks (some believe this signalled the end of the Middle Ages).
1453 Constantinople falls to Muhammad II (Turks); ends Byzantine Empire
1453 French banker Jacques Coeurs possessions confiscated
1506 Earl Willem I van Nassau-Dillenburg weds countess Walburg van Egmont
1576 Spanish army under Mondrag¢n conquerors Zierik sea
1630 Gov John Winthrop begins "History of New England"
1652 English Admiral Robert Blake drives out Dutch fleet under lt-adm Tromp
1660 Charles II restored to English throne after Puritan Commonwealth
1692 Battle at La Hogue: English & Dutch fleet beat France
1692 Royal Hospital Founders Day 1st celebrated
1721 South Carolina formally incorporated as a royal colony
1727 Peter II Aleksei (11) becomes czar of Russia
1753 Joseph Haydns "Krumme Teufel," premieres
1765 Patrick Henry historic speech against the Stamp Act, answering a cry of "Treason!" with, "If this be treason, make the most of it!"
1787 "Virginia Plan" proposed
1790 Rhode Is becomes last of original 13 colonies ratifying Constitution
1848 Battle at Curtazone: Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte
1848 Wisconsin becomes 30th state
1849 Patent for lifting vessels granted to Abraham Lincoln
1849 Lincoln says "You can fool some of the people all of the time, & of people some of time, but you can't fool all of the people all of time"
1861 Dorothea Dix offers help in setting up hospitals for Union Army
1864 M‚xican Emperor Maximilian arrives at Vera Cruz
1874 Present constitution of Switzerland takes effect
1884 1st steam cable trams start in highgate
1889 August Strindberg's "Hemsoborna," premieres in Copenhagen
1897 31st Belmont: J Scherrer aboard Scottish Cheiftain wins in 2:23¬
1900 25th Preakness: H Spencer aboard Hindus wins in 1:48.4
1900 Trademark "Escalator" registered by Otis Elevator Co
1902 Dutch State Mine law forms
1905 Pogrom against Jewish community in Brisk Lithuania
1909 Frank "Home Run" Baker's 1st career home run
1910 Pope's encyclical on Editae Saepe, against church reformers
1911 1st running of Indianapolis 500
1912 15 young women fired by Curtis Publishing for dancing "Turkey Trot" during their lunch break
1914 Ship rams Canadian ship Empress of Ireland on St Lawrence R; 1024 die
1916 NY Giants win 17th consecutive road game
1916 Official flag of president of US adopted
1916 US forces invade Dominican Republic, stay until 1924
1919 Charles Strite patents pop-up toaster
1919 Einstein's light-bending prediction confirmed by Arthur Eddington
1922 Ecuador becomes independent
1922 US Supreme Court rules organized baseball is a sport & not a business & thus not subject to antitrust laws
1928 Fritz von Opel reaches 200 kph in experimental rocket car
1935 Hague local museum opens
1940 Adolf Kiefer swims world record 100 yards backstroke (58.8 sec)
1940 Arthur Seyss-Inquart installed as Reich commissar of Hague Neth
1940 In WW II, Germans capture Ostend & Ypres in Belgium & Lille in France
1942 Bing Crosby records "White Christmas," greatest selling record to date
1943 Confederacy of Algiers (Churchill-Marshall-Eisenhower)
1943 Meat & cheese rationed in US
1944 British troops occupy Aprilia Italy
1945 US 1st Marine division conquerors Shuri-castle Okinawa
1946 KVP wins Provincial National election in Netherlands
1949 Candid Camera, TV comedy Variety, moves to NBC
1951 1st North Pole flight in single engine plane-CF Blair
1952 2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends
1953 Hillary & Norkay reach top of Mount Everest.
1953 Hillary & Norkay reach top of Mount Everest.
1953 Edmund P Hillary & Tensing Norkay are 1st to reach summit of Everest
1954 Kirk & Anne Douglas married
1954 Pope Pius X issues holy declaration
1955 Jordan government of Tewfik Abdul Huda resigns
1956 Arnold Sch”nberg's "Modern Psalm," premieres
1956 WESH TV channel 2 in Daytona Beach-Orlando, FL (NBC) 1st broadcast
1957 Algerian rebels kill 336 collaborators
1957 Laos govt of prince Suvanna Phuma resigns
1957 NYC Mayor Robert Wagner says he plans to confer with the Giants & Dodgers about the proposed move to the west coast
1958 Real Madrid wins 3rd Europe Cup 1 in Brussels
1959 Charles de Gaulle forms French govt
1960 Everly Brothers "Cathy's Clown" hits #1
1962 Barbra Streisand appears on "Garry Moore Show"
1965 Phillies Dick Allen hits 529' HR out of Connie Mack Stadium
1966 Carol Mann wins LPGA Baton Rouge Ladies Golf Invitational
1967 Australian Paul McManus water skis barefoot for 1:30:19
1967 Pope Paul VI names 27 new cardinals, including Karol Wojtyla, archbishop of Krakow, who later became Pope John Paul II
1968 Manchester United wins 13rd Europe Cup 1 in London
1968 Truth in Lending Act signed into law
1968 UN resolves sanctions on white-minority-ruled Rhodesia
1969 Britain's Trans-Arctic expedition makes 1st crossing of Arctic Sea ice
1970 USSR performs nuclear test (underground)
1971 Court Room by Clarence Carter hits #61
1972 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1973 Thomas Bradley elected 1st black mayor of Los Angeles Calif
1973 Columbia Records fires president Clive Davis for misappropriating $100,000 in funds, Davis will start Arista records
1974 Northern Ireland is brought under direct rule from Westminster
1976 "One Piece At A Time" by Johnny Cash hits #29
1976 Only HR of Joe Niekro's 22-year career, comes off brother Phil
1977 A J Foyt wins Indianapolis 500 for a record 4th time
1977 NBC News & Information Service (24 hr news) ends on radio
1977 Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1977 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1977 Janet Guthrie becomes 1st woman to drive in Indy 500
1977 Sue Press is 1st woman golfer to hit consecutive holes-in one
1978 First Class postage now 15 cents (was 13 cents for 3 years).
1978 First Class postage now 15 cents (was 13 cents for 3 years).
1978 1st class postage now 15› (13› for 3 years)
1978 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship
1978 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1979 Bishop Abel Muzorewa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's 1st black PM
1979 Radio's 1st rock network "Source" premieres
1980 "Billy Bishop Goes to War" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 12 perfs
1980 53rd National Spelling Bee: Jacques Bailly wins spelling elucubrate
1980 Attempted assassination on Vernon Jordan Jr National Urban League pres
1980 J Turners "Juliet & Her Nurse" sold for $6,400,000 in NYC
1980 Larry Bird beats out Magic Johnson for NBA rookie of year
1981 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982 "I Know What Boys Like," by The Waitresses hits #62
1982 1st papal visit to Britain since 1531
1982 Pentagon plans 1st strategy to fight a nuclear war
1983 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
1983 Yuri Dumchev of USSR throws discus a record 71.86 m
1984 Boston Red Sox retires #9 (Ted Williams) & #4 (Joe Cronin)
1985 Juventus wins 30th Europe Cup 1 in Brussels, 39 die in riot
1986 59th National Spelling Bee: Jon Pennington wins spelling odontalgia
1987 "Twilight Zone" director John Landis found innocent in death of actor
1987 Michael Jackson attempts to buy Elephant Man's remains
1987 Robin Ventura set a college baseball record with hits in 57 games
1988 Graeme Hick scores his 1,000th run of 1st-class cricket season
1988 President Zia ul-Haq fires government/disbands parliament in Pakistan
1988 Sherri Turner wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
1989 Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt, 39, retires
1989 Student protesters in China construct a replica of Statue of Liberty
1990 An earthquake hit Peru, killing 56
1990 Boris Yeltsin is elected president of the Russian republic
1990 Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,870.49
1990 Mets replace manager Davey Johnson with Buddy Harrelson
1990 NY Mets fire manager Davey Johnson & hire Bud Harrelson
1990 Rickey Henderson steals record 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb's record
1991 "Les Miserables," opens at ACTEA Theatre, Auckland NZ
1991 Crevena Zvezda wins 36th Europe Cup I
1992 NY Mets score in 9th to end home shut-out streak at 3 games
1992 White Sox Tim Raines swipes his 700th career base
1993 Nazi's kill 5 Turkish women in Solingen Germany
1993 Texas Ranger Jose Canseco pitches 8th inning in 15-1 loss to Red Sox, he gives up 3 runs on 2 hits & 3 walks, he damages his arm
1994 "Joseph & the Amazing" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 223 perfs
1994 "Picnic" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
1994 Al Unser Jr wins 78th Indianapolis 500 in 3:06:29.006 (255.89 kph)
1994 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
1994 Great comet-iceball seen above North sea
1994 Hungary's Socialist Party wins parliamentary election
1994 Patty Sheehan wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Golf Game
1996 Space Shuttle STS 77 Endeavour 11), lands
1997 70th National Spelling Bee: Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym
1997 Jesse Timmedequas, found guilty of rape/murder of Megan Kanka, 7
1997 Span scientists announce new human species in 780,000 year old fossil

That's All....

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