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Wednesday, May 30, 2018.



Birthdays


1220 Alexander Nevski, [Aleksandr], Russian great ruler (1252-63)
1524 SelŒm II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74)
1578 Valentin Dretzel, composer
1623 Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver, baptized
1672 Peter I, (the Great), tsar of Russia (1682-1725) [NS=June 9]
1757 Henry Addington, Viscount Sidmouth (C), British PM (1801-04)
1797 Johann Christian Lobe, composer
1800 K.W. Feuerbach --1834
1800 K.W. Feuerbach --1834
1800 K.W. Feuerbach --1834
1800 K.W. Feuerbach --1834
1800 Karl W Feuerbach, German mathematician (Position of Feuerbach)
1800 K.W. Feuerbach --1834
1808 Joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer
1812 John Alexander McClernand, Major General (Union volunteers)
1829 Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert
1830 Edward Winslow Hinks, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1832 George Doherty Johnston, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1835 Alfred Austin, Leeds England, poet laureate of England (Garden)
1844 Louis Varney, composer
1845 Amadeus I FM, duke of Aosta/king of Spain (1870-73)
1846 Peter Carl Faberg‚, Russia, goldsmith/jeweler/egg maker
1847 Alice Sophia Stopford Green, Ireland, proponent of Irish independence
1853 Andries Andr‚, Dutch actor/husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen
1853 Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer
1859 Pierre Marie Felix Janet, France, psychologist/neurologist
1867 Arthur Vining Davis, Sharon Mass, CEO (Alcoa-1910-57)
1879 Colin Blythe, cricketer (outstanding English slow lefty pre-WW I)
1881 George KFW von Kchler, German fieldmarshal (Invasion Netherlands)
1883 Riccardo Zandonai, composer
1887 Alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer
1887 Gino Tagliapietra, composer
1888 James A Farley, postmaster general (1932-38)
1891 Iman J van den Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter
1894 Hubertus J van Mook, Dutch minister of Colonies (1942-45)
1895 Maurice Tate, cricketer (great England pace bowler of 20's)
1896 Howard Hawks, Goshen Ind, director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface)
1901 Cornelia Otis Skinner, Chic, writer (When Our Hearts Were Young & Gay)
1902 Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd, archaeologist
1902 Stepin Fetchit, [Lincoln Perry], Fla, actor (Miracle in Harlem)
1903 Countee Cullen, Balt Md, poet (Black Christ & Other Poems)
1903 Ray Howard-Jones, artist
1904 Ernesto de la Guardia Jr, President of Panam  (1956-60)
1908 Mel Blanc
1908 Mel Blanc
1908 Mel Blanc
1908 Mel Blanc
1908 Mel Blanc
1908 Hannes OG Alfv‚n, Swedish physicist (Nobel 1970)
1908 Mel[vin J] Blanc, voice (Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd & Porky Pig)
1909 Benny Goodman, swinger
1909 Benny Goodman, Chicago, clarinetist/bandleader (King of Swing)
1909 George Headley, cricketer (in Panama All-time great WI batsman)
1909 Benny Goodman, swinger
1911 Douglas Fowley, NYC, actor (Grandpa-Pistols 'n' Petticoats)
1912 Alexander Langsdorf, physicist
1912 Hugh Griffith, Wales, actor (Ben Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, Oliver!)
1912 Joseph Stein, dramatist/playwright (Fiddler on the Roof)
1912 Julian Gustave Symons, writer
1913 Cedric Thorpe Davie, composer
1914 Bobby Sherwood, Indianapolis Ind, orch leader (Milton Berle Show)
1915 Jerome Bert Weisner, military scientist/disarmer
1916 Joseph W Kennedy, scientist (1 of 4 discoverers of plutonium)
1920 John Heawood, actor/singer/choreographer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)
1922 Harry Clement Stubbs, US, sci-fi author (Needle, Iceworld)
1923 Jimmy Lydon, Harrington Pk NJ, actor (Richard-Love That Jill)
1924 Norbert Schemansky, USA, middle heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1952)
1925 Claude Prey, composer
1925 Eddy Bruma, Suriname politician
1925 Gerard John Toorenaar, political commissar in Amsterdam (1975-79)
1926 Christine Jorgensen, pioneer transsexual
1926 Edouard Van Remoortel, Brussels, conductor (1958-62 St Louis Symph)
1926 James Whitman McLamore, businessman
1927 Clint Walker, Hartford Ill, actor (Kodiak, Cheyenne, Dirty Dozen)
1927 Dick Noel, Bkln NY, TV host (It's a Small Wonder)
1927 Evelyn Wesler Zemel, US, author (American Glass Animals)
1928 AgnŠs Varda, French photograph/director (Cl‚o de 5 … 7, Le bonheur)
1928 John Keith Wright, English economist/asst sect of state (1971-84)
1929 Michael Mellinger, Bavaria, actor (Goldfinger)
1932 Pauline Oliveros, Houston Texas, composer (Sound Patterns)
1932 Seppo Antero Yrjonpoika Nummi, composer
1934 Alexei A Leonov, Siberia USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II, Soyuz 19)
1936 Keir Dullea
1936 Keir Dullea
1936 Keir Dullea
1936 Keir Dullea
1936 Keir Dullea
1936 Galina Shostakovitch, daughter of Russian composer Dmitri
1936 Keir Dullea, Cleveland OH, actor (2001, 2010, David & Lisa)
1936 Roy Harford, cricketer (brother of Noel NZ wicketkeeper v India 1968)
1936 Ruta Lee, actress (Operation Eichmann, Marjorie Morningstar)
1937 Arthur C Jacobs, poet
1938 Wilfried A de Pree, Dutch MP (PvdA)/theologist
1939 Michael J. Pollard
1939 Michael J. Pollard
1939 Michael J. Pollard
1939 Michael J. Pollard
1939 Michael J. Pollard
1939 Michael J Pollard, Passaic NJ, actor (Bonny & Clyde, Roxanne)
1940 David Ackroyd, Orange NJ, actor (I Come in Peace, Memories of Me)
1942 Dan Miller, (Rep-R-Florida)
1942 Lenny Davidson, London, rock guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)
1943 Gale Sayers, NFL running back (Chicago Bears)
1944 Larry Davidson, rocker (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)
1945 Meredith MacRae, Houston Tx, actress (Petticoat Junction, My 3 Sons)
1946 Candy Lightner, political activist/founder (MADD)
1947 Jocelyne Bourassa, LPGA golfer
1949 Bob Willis, cricketer (superb England fast bowler 1971-84)
1951 Stephen Tobolowsky, Tx, actor (Single White Female, Thelma & Louise)
1952 Zoltan Kocsis, composer
1953 Colm Meaney, actor (Star Trek Deep Space 9)
1955 Nicky "Topper" Headon, English drummer (Clash-Complete Control)
1957 Allison Roe, Auckland NZ, marathoner (NYC-1981)
1957 Chris Van Jaarsveld, guitarist (Sleeze Beez)
1957 Michael Clayton, Melbourne VIC, Australasia golfer
1958 Marie Fredriksson, Ostra-Lj Swed, singer (Roxette-Must Have Been Love)
1958 Michael E Lopez-Alegria, Madrid Spain, Lt Cmdr/astro (STS 73, sk 92)
1958 Ted McGinley, Newport Beach Calif, actor (Love Boat, MWC, Dynasty)
1960 Stephen "Tea Tower" Duffy, rocker (Lilac Time-Paradise Song)
1961 Ella Arolovich, Leningrad USSR, model
1961 Ralph Carter, NYC, actor (Michael Evans-Good Times)
1961 Trey Parker, rapper/actor (Newsies, Hull High)
1962 Jan Gunnarsson, Sweden, tennis star
1962 John Alt, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs)
1962 Tonya Pinkins, Chicago Ill, actress (Livia Frye-All My Children)
1963 Helen Patricia Sharman, Great Britain, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-12)
1963 Lynda Wiesmeier, Washington DC, playmate (Jul, 1982)
1964 Wynonna Judd
1964 Wynonna Judd
1964 Wynonna Judd
1964 Wynonna Judd
1964 Wynonna Judd
1964 Nhi Lan Le, Vietnam, US fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1964 Wynonna, [Christina Judd], Ashland Ky, singer (Judds-Why Not Me)
1965 Tammy Parks, Rockville Centre NY, actress (Attack of 60' Centerfold)
1965 Tyronne Stowe, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
1966 Gary Martin, cricket pace bowler (Zimbabwe ODI)
1967 BenoŒt Gauthier, St Jerome Quebec, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1967 Rechelle Hawkes, Albany W Aust, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1968 Amy Fuller, Westlake Calif, rower (Olympics-4th-92, 96)
1968 Jerry Springer, White Plains NY, Canadian Tour golfer
1968 Tim Burgess, English rock vocalist (Charlatans-Only One I Know)
1970 Audrey Wooding, LPGA golfer
1970 Sam Rogers, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
1971 Drahomir Kadlec, Pribham CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Czech Rep)
1971 Jiri Slegr, Jihlava Cze, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers, Oly-G-98)
1971 Kyle Vander Kuyp, Australian 110m hurdler (Olympics-96)
1972 Allen Aldridge, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1972 Anthony Cook, NFL defensive end/defensive tackle (Tenn Oilers)
1972 Jeff Jones, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions)
1972 Manny Ramirez, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)
1972 Renita Farrell, Townsville Qld Aust, field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
1972 Terry Wilburn, WLAF running back (Barcelona Dragons)
1973 Christine Pavone, Miss USA-Connecticut (1997)
1973 Jennifer Darst, Dallas Texas, pairs skater (& Arthur Reid)
1973 Je'Rod Cherry, safety (New Orleans Saints)
1973 Steve Charbonneau, CFL defensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1974 David Wilkie, Ellensburg, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
1976 Omri Hairi Katz, LA Calif, actor (Marshall Teller-Eerie Indiana)
1978 Krassmira Todorava, Miss Bulgaria Universe (1997)
1986 Ashley Slaney, daughter of Olympians Mary Decker & Richard Slaney

Events


The REAL Memorial Day
The REAL Memorial Day
1035 Boudouin V van Rijsel becomes earl of Flanders
1087 German emperor Henry IV crowns his son Koenraad
1100 Burchard becomes bishop of Utrecht
1381 English boer uprising begins in Essex
1416 Jerome of Prague burned as a heretic by Church
1434 Battle at Lipany
1498 Columbus departs with 6 ships for 3rd trip to America
1522 French troops driven out of Genoa
1527 U of Marburg (Germany) founded
1536 English king Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour
1539 Spanish explorer Fernando de Soto discovers Florida
1574 Henry III follows brother Charles IX as king of France
1574 Sea battle at Lillo Belgium (Adolf Van Haemstede vs Louis de Boisot)
1584 Earl Adolf van Nieuwenaar/Meurs becomes viceroy of Gelderland
1588 Spanish Aramada under Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England
1631 France/Maximilian van Bavarian signs Accord of Fontainebleau
1635 Emperor Ferdinand II & Saksen sign Peace of Prague
1646 Spain & Netherlands signs temporary cease fire
1783 Benjamin Tower of Phila publishes 1st daily newspaper in US
1793 Georges Couthon chosen member of French Committee the Salut Public
1808 Napoleon annexes Tuscany & gave it seats in French Senate
1814 1st Treaty of Paris, after Napoleon's 1st abdication
1821 James Boyd patents Rubber Fire Hose
1822 House slave betrays Denmark Vesey conspiracy (37 blacks hanged)
1832 Evariste Galois give his theory on free assembly (dies in duel May 31)
1842 John Francis attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria
1848 2nd battle at Gioto: Sardinia-Piemonte beats Austrians
1848 William G Young patents ice cream freezer
1848 Mexico ratifies treaty giving US; New Mexico, California & parts of Nevada, Utah, Arizona & Colorado in return for $15 million
1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed Missouri Compromise opens north slavery
1854 Territories of Kansas & Nebraska created
1858 Hudson's Bay Co rights to Vancouver Island revoked
1862 Battle of Booneville MS - captured Gen Beauregard evacuates Corinth
1862 Battle of Front Royal, VA
1864 Battle of Bethesda Church VA
1864 Cavalry fight at Old Church (Totopotomoy Creek) Virginia
1866 Opera "Die Verkaufte Braut" premieres (Prague)
1868 Memorial Day 1st observed when 2 women in Columbus Mississippi placed flowers on both Confederate & Union graves
1872 Mahlon Loomis patents wireless telegraphy
1879 92øF highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in May
1879 Gilmore Garden (NYC) renamed Madison Square Garden
1883 Rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge is going to collapse caused a stampede that kills 12
1889 Brassier invented
1890 1st Dodger home run (Dave Foutz)
1894 Bobby Lowe is 1st to hit 4 HRs in 1 baseball game
1895 W G Grace scores his 1,000th Cricket run of the season after 22 days
1896 1st car accident occurs, Henry Wells hit a bicyclist (NYC)
1899 24th Preakness: R Clawson aboard Half Time wins in 1:47
1901 Hall of Fame for Great American on NYU campus dedicated
1901 Memorial Day 1st observed in US
1903 28th Preakness: W Gannon aboard Flocarline wins in 1:44.8
1904 Frank Chance gets hit by pitch 5 times in a doubleheader
1906 40th Belmont: Lucien Lyne aboard Burgomaster wins in 2:20
1907 41st Belmont: G Mountain aboard Peter Pan wins
1908 1st federal workmen's compensation law approved
1908 42nd Belmont: Joe Notter aboard Colin win
1908 Aldrich Vineland Currency Act forerunner to Federal Reserve System
1908 Paris advocate E Archdeacon is 1st passenger in a airplane
1908 US Assay Office in Salt Lake City, Utah authorized
1909 National Conference on the Negro is held
1909 Reuben Siegel laid cornerstone of 1st home in Tel-Aviv
1910 44th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Sweep wins in 2:22
1911 Indianapolis 500 car race run for 1st time.
1911 Indianapolis 500 car race run for 1st time.
1911 1st Indianapolis 500 car race, Ray Harroun wins at 74.59 MPH (120 KPH)
1912 US Marines sent to Nicaragua
1913 1st Balkan War ends, Treaty of London
1913 New country of Albania, forms
1913 John McGraw joins Fred Clarke, Cap Anson, Frank Selee, & Connie Mack
1913 as managers who have won 1,000 games
1921 Lord Dunsany's "If," premieres in London
1921 Memorial to Capt Eddie Grant, killed in WW I, unveiled at Polo Grounds
1921 Salzburg, Austria, votes to join Germany
1922 Latvia & Vatican sign accord
1922 Lincoln Memorial dedicated
1922 Cubs swap Max Flack for Cards Cliff Heathcote during middle of doubleheader. Both play for both teams that day
1923 Howard Hanson's 1st Symphony "Nordic," premieres
1924 Socialist Matteotti falls in Italian parliament by fascists
1925 British mariners shoot on demonstrators
1925 Peter DePaolo became 1st man to average over 100 mph at Indy
1925 Rogers Hornsby replaces Branch Rickey as manager of Cardinals
1927 Walter Johnson records 113th & last shutout of his career
1930 Bill Arnold wins Indianapolis 500 car race (161.6 kph)
1931 Phillies Chuck Klein homers off Ben Cantwell (Braves) in both ends DH
1932 Yankees dedicate a plaque to Miller Huggins
1933 Patent on invisible glass installation
1935 Babe Ruth's final game, goes hitless for Braves against Phillies
1937 20th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pittsburgh FC Aspinwall PA
1937 Memorial Day Massacre - Chicago police shoot on union marchers, 10 die
1937 Pitcher Carl Hubbell's 24th consecutive victory
1937 Police kill 10 strikers at Republic Steel Plant in Chicago
1937 61,756, 2nd-largest crowd in Polo Grounds history, sees Dodgers ends Carl Hubbell's consecutive-game winning streak at 24
1938 Yanks sweep Red Sox 10-0 & 5-4 in front of 83,533 at Yankee Stadium
1941 1st anti semitic measures in Serbia
1941 English Army enters Baghdad, chasing pro-German coup government
1941 German capture Kreta
1942 1,047 bombers bomb Cologne in RAF's raid of WW II
1942 Reichsfhrer Himmler arrives in Prague
1942 Satchel Paige pitches 5 innings to defeat Dizzy Dean All-Stars 8-1
1942 US aircraft carrier Yorktown leaves Pearl Harbor
1943 French general De Gaulle arrives in Algiers
1943 US troops reconquer Attu Aleutians
1944 Transport nr 75 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1946 Braves Bernard Malamud HR shatters Bulova clock in Ebbets Field
1946 United flight 521 crashes on takeoff at LaGuardia Airport (NY) 42 die
1948 Schenectady Blue Jays Tom Lasorda strikes out 25 in 15-inning game
1949 East Germans constitution approved
1949 NPS/VHP win 1st general election in Suriname
1949 WRTV TV channel 6 in Indianapolis, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
1950 Patty Berg wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
1951 Ezzard Charles beats Joey Maxim in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1952 Charlie Grimm succeeds Tommy Holmes as manager of Boston Braves
1952 Darius Milhaud's "West Point Suite," premieres
1953 1st major league network baseball game-Cleveland 7, Chicago 2
1953 23rd French Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats V Seixas (63 64 16 62)
1953 23rd French Womens Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats Doris Hart (62 64)
1954 Dutch bishops forbid membership to non-catholic sporting clubs
1954 Emile Zatopek runs world record 5K (13:57.2)
1954 Hector Villa-Lobos' "Odisseia de Uma Raca," premieres
1955 KMVT TV channel 11 in Twin Falls, ID (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1955 Said el-Mufti forms Jordan govt
1955 Tunisia begins domestic self governing
1956 Bus boycott begins in Tallahassee Florida
1956 Mickey Mantle misses by 18" hitting 1st HR out of Yankee Stadium
1956 US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)
1957 Real Madrid wins 2nd Europe Cup 1 in Madrid
1957 Test Cricket debut for Rohan Kanhai v England at Edgbaston
1958 US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)
1958 Unidentified soldiers killed in WW II & Korean War buried in Arlington
1959 "First Impressions" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 84 performances
1959 "Nervous Set" closes at Henry Miller's Theater NYC after 23 perfs
1959 Iraq terminates milt assistance pact with US due to neutrality
1959 Pres Somoza ends emergency crisis in Nicaragua
1959 Pres Stroessner disbands Paraguay's parliament
1959 World's 1st hovercraft (SR-N1) tested at Cowes England
1961 Dutch DC-8 crashes after takeoff at Lisbon, 62 die
1961 Maris hits his 10th & 11th of 61 HRs
1962 69 killed in bus crash (Ahmedabad India)
1962 Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem," premieres
1964 "Beyond the Fringe" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 673 perfs
1964 Beatles 1961 record of "Cry for a Shadow" is #1 in Australia
1964 Beatles' "Love Me Do," single goes #1
1964 Giants sweep Mets 5-3 & 8-6 in 23 inn, records include elapsed time of 9:50, 47 strikeouts, 7:22 for 2nd game & NY's 22 K's in 2nd games
1965 France performs nuclear test at Ecker Algeria (Underground)
1965 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
1965 Viet Cong offensive against US base Da Nang, begins
1965 Vivian Malone, is 1st black to graduate from University of Alabama
1966 300 US airplanes bomb North Vietnam
1966 Graham Hill wins Indianapolis 500 car race (232.2 kph)
1966 US launches Surveyor 1 to Moon
1967 Biafra declares independence from Nigeria
1967 King Hussein of Jordan visits Cairo
1967 Robert "Evel" Knievel's motorcycle jumps 16 automobiles
1967 Yankee Whitey Ford, nearing 41, announces his retirement from baseball
1968 Beatles begin work on their only double album "Beatles"
1968 President De Gaulle disbands French parliament
1968 University church in Leipzig German DR, blown up
1968 West German Parliament accepts emergency crisis law
1969 Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:08:33.6) at Antwerp
1969 Gibraltar adopts constitution
1969 People revolt in Willemstad, Cura‡ao
1970 "Minnie's Boys" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 80 performances
1970 Baseball All-Star voting is returned to fans
1971 36 hospitalized during Grateful Dead concert; drunk LSD apple juice
1971 Train crash at Duivendrecht Neth, 5 die
1971 US Mariner 9 1st satellite to orbit Mars launched
1971 Willie Mays hits his 638th HR, sets NL record of 1,950 runs scored
1972 3 Jap PFL terrorists kills 24, wound 72 at Tel Aviv's Lod Intl airport
1973 Ajax wins 3rd Europe Cup
1974 10th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 9-4
1975 European Space Agency (ESA) forms
1975 Wings release "Venus & Mars" album
1976 22nd LPGA Championship won by Betty Burfeindt
1976 Bobby Unser sets world record for fastest pit stop (4 seconds)
1977 Cleve Indian Dennis Eckersley no-hits Calif Angels, 2-0
1979 Nottingham Forrest wins 24th Europe Cup 1 at Munich
1979 Pat Underwood makes his pitching debut for Detroit beats brother Tom
1979 Percom Data Company Inc release Microdos for Radio Shack's TRS-80
1979 Ted Coombs begins a 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC
1980 1st papal visit to France since 1814
1980 Tiger reliever John Hiller, 37, (who had a 1971 heart attack), retires
1980 Turner's painting "Juliet & Her Nurse" sells for $6.4 million
1980 Twins Ken Landreaux ends his hitting streak after 31 games
1981 "Nightline" extends from 4 nights to 5 nights a week (Friday)
1981 Bangladesh Pres Ziaur Rahman is shot by group of rebel officers
1981 LA Dodgers are quickest to get 1,000,000 attendence (22 games)
1982 "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes..." closes at Alvin NYC after 5 perf
1982 Closest Indy 500, Gordon Johncock beats Rick Mears by 0.16 seconds
1982 Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
1982 Spain becomes 16th member of NATO
1983 Surrey all out for 14 vs Essex, their lowest score ever
1983 AL Pres Lee MacPhail suspends Yankees owner George Steinbrenner for one week, for his public criticism of umpires
1984 Bomb explodes in rebel leader Eden Pastora headquarters in Nicaragua
1984 Liverpool wins 29th Europe Cup 1 in Rome
1984 NL suspends Mario Soto 5 days for Reds-Cubs fight on May 27th
1985 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Phila Flyers, 4 games to 1
1986 Ariane-2 (ESA) launched
1986 Bobby Rahal is 1st to avg over 170 mph in Indianapolis 500
1986 France performs nuclear test
1987 Mike Tyson TKOs Pinklon Thomas in 6 for heavyweight boxing title
1987 North American Philips Company unveils compact disc video
1987 Tony Tucker TKOs Buster Douglas in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1987 West German Mathias Rust lands airplane on Red Square
1989 Margaret Ray pleads guilty to breaking into David Letterman's house
1990 135 die in a (6.4) earthquake in Peru
1990 Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,878.56
1990 Earthquake hit Peru, killing 135
1991 64th National Spelling Bee: Joanne Lagatta wins spelling antipyretic
1991 Arturo Barrios runs world record one-hour distance (21,096 km)
1991 Supreme Court rules prosecutors can be sued for legal advice they give police & can be held accountable
1992 Minn Twin Bert Blyleven is 2nd to win as teenager & 40 year old
1992 NY Lotto pays $30 million to one winner (#s are 12-15-30-33-40-48)
1992 NY Yankee Scott Sanderson becomes 9th to beat all 26 teams
1992 Paul Simon weds Edie Brickell
1992 UN votes for sanctions against Serb-led Yugoslavia to halt fighting
1993 Betsy King wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament
1993 Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
1996 69th National Spelling Bee: Wendy Guey wins spelling vivisepulture
1996 John Tesh's final day as host of "Entertainment Tonight"
1996 Albert Belle uses a forearm to break up a double play & nearly breaks Brewer 2nd baseman Fernando Vina's nose, Belle gets 2 game suspension
1997 Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X, set afire by 12 year old grandson
1997 Ken Dryden becomes president of NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs

That's All....

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