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Sunday, May 6, 2018.



Birthdays


Daniel Gerber, beloved by babies at mealtime
Daniel Gerber, beloved by babies at mealtime
973 Henry II, Roman Catholic German king/emperor (1002/14-24)
1501 Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italy, humanist/Pope (1555, 22 days)
1581 Frans Francken, the Younger, painter
1606 Lorenzo Lippi, [Perlone Zipoli], poet/painter
1758 Maximilien Robespierre, Arras Fr, French revolutionary/avocat (1781)
1759 Fran‡ois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician
1769 J.N.P. Hachette --1834
1769 J.N.P. Hachette --1834
1769 J.N.P. Hachette --1834
1769 J.N.P. Hachette --1834
1769 Ferdinand III, archduke of Austria/ruler of Toscane
1769 J.N.P. Hachette --1834
1785 Arvir A Afzelius, Swedish story teller
1786 Ludwig B”rne, writer
1790 Vaclav Vilem Wurfel, composer
1800 Ferdinand Marcucci, composer
1801 George Sears Greene, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1899
1802 Friedrich Wilhelm Schirmer, artist
1806 Chapin Aaron Harris, US, found America Society of Dental Surgeons
1809 William Walker, composer
1812 Marin R Delany, Charlestown Va, 1st black major in US Medical Corp
1813 Joseph Tarr Copeland, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1893
1814 Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer
1814 Wilhelm Ernst, violinist/composer
1818 Karl Marx, forgot human nature
1818 Karl Marx, forgot human nature
1825 Joseph Bailey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1829 Phoebe Ann Coffin, 1st female ordained minister in New England
1830 Guido Gezelle, Flemish priest/poet
1838 Alfred Humphreys Pease, composer
1843 Grove Karl Gilbert, geologist, investigated Lake Bonneville, Utah
1849 Wyatt Eaton, artist
1856 Robert E. Peary
1856 Sigmund Freud
1856 Robert E. Peary
1856 Sigmund Freud
1856 Robert E. Peary
1856 Sigmund Freud
1856 Robert E. Peary
1856 Sigmund Freud
1856 Sigmund Freud, insecure cigar smoker
1856 Robert E. Peary
1856 Sigmund Freud
1856 Robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909)
1856 Sigmund Freud, Austria, cigar smoker, father of psychology
1856 Sigmund Freud, insecure cigar smoker
1858 Georges Adolphe Hue, composer
1859 Luis Mar”a Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist
1859 Willem J T Kloos, Dutch poet (Act of Simple Justice)
1861 Radindranath Tagore, Hindu poet/mystic/composer (Nobel 1913)
1868 Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont, Poland, novelist (Chiopi, Nobel-1924)
1869 Jan R Slotemaker de Bru‹ne, Dutch clergyman/politician (CHU)
1869 Joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/archivist
1870 A.P. Giannini, founder of Bank of America.
1870 Amedos Peter Giannine, San Jose Calif, founded Bank of America
1870 John McClutcheon, cartoonist (Pulitzer Prize-1931)
1870 A.P. Giannini, founder of Bank of America.
1871 August Reusner, composer
1871 Ch Morgenstern, writer
1875 William Daniel Leahy, Iowa, 5 star admiral/chief of staff (1949)
1879 Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist
1880 Baron W Edmund, Archangel & Ironside, British fieldmarshal
1880 Ernst L Kirchner, German painter (Die Brcke)
1883 Jos‚ Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher/author [or May 9]
1888 Emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73)
1889 Arthur Morison, typographer
1890 Claire Whitney, NY, silent film actress (Blind Fools, Haunted Mine)
1894 Filip Lazar, composer
1895 Rudolph Valentino, sheik
1895 Rudolph Valentino, Castellaneta Italy, sheik/actor (Eagle)
1895 Rudolph Valentino, sheik
1897 Paul Alverdes, German writer (Pfeiferstube)
1898 Daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime
1902 Harry Golden, Jewish humorist/writer (2› Plain, Only in America)
1902 Max Ophls, Saarland, dir/writer (Letters From an Unknown Woman)
1902 Walter Dawson, British Air Chief marshall
1904 Catherine Lacey, London England, actress (Sorcerors)
1904 Harry Martinson, Sweden, novelist/poet (Trade Wind-Nobel 1974)
1905 [Bernard] Toots Shor, raconteur/restauranteur (Toots Shor)
1905 Norman De Tar, composer
1906 Andr‚ Weil, [Bourbaki], French/US mathematician
1907 Weeb Ewbank, NFL coach (Baltimore Colts, NY Jets)
1908 Necil Kazim Akses, composer
1910 Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist
1912 Barend Roest Crollius, painter/writer (Chronicle Sins of Youth)
1912 Bill Quinn, NYC, actor (Rifleman, Van Ranseleer-All in the Family)
1912 Hugh Martell, British Vice Admiral
1913 Carmen Cavallaro, NYC, actor (Hollywood Canteen, Diamond Horseshoe)
1913 Gyula David, composer
1913 Jack [John T] Aitken, British anatomist
1913 Kenneth Horne, English paper manufacturer/multi-millionaire
1913 Ronald Harris, British 1st Church Estates Commissioner
1913 Stewart Granger, [James Stewart], London, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
1915 Orson Welles, citizen and observer of Martians
1915 George Perle, Bayonne NJ, composer (12 Tone Tonality)
1915 John Arnold, British high court judge
1915 May Henriquez-Alvarez, Cura‡ao, sculptor
1915 Orson Welles, Kenosha Wisc, actor (Citizen Kane, War of the Worlds)
1915 Theodore H White, historian/writer (Making of President)
1915 Orson Welles, citizen and observer of Martians
1916 Adriana Caselotti, animation voice (Show White)
1918 Godfrey Ridout, composer
1918 Sydney Chatton, England
1919 Frank Ereaut, Balliff of Jersey
1920 John Henderson, Lord-Lieutenant (Berkshire England)
1921 Erich Freid, writer
1921 Freddy Randall, jazz trumpeteer
1921 Robert Fell, CEO (British Stock Exchange)
1922 Alan Ross, editor (London Magazine)
1922 Carlos J Moorhead, (Rep-R-CA, 1973- )
1922 John Ernest, constructionist artist
1922 Pat Harder, Milwaukee, NFL fullback (Cardinals, Lions)
1923 Elizabeth Sellars, Glasgow Scotland, actress (Chalk Garden)
1923 Guiseppe Martelli, physicist
1924 Mimi Benzell, Bridgeport Ct, operatic soprano (Gilda-Rigoletto)
1925 Patrick Meany, CEO (Rank Organization)
1926 John Hamilton-Jones, CEO (Richmond Enterprises)/British Maj-Gen
1926 Marguerite Piazza, New Orleans LA, operatic soprano (Young Broadway)
1926 [Martin] Ross Hunter, Cleveland OH, actor (Ever Since Paris)
1927 Ettore Manni, Rome Italy, actor (Fatal Desire, Heroes in Hell)
1927 Michael Frederick, cricketer (one Test WI v Engld 1954, scored 0 & 30)
1929 John Polk Allen, Carnegie Okla, CEO (Biosphere 2)
1929 John Taylor, bishop (St Albans)/Lord High Almoner to Queen
1929 Rosemary Camp, president (Council for British Archaeology)
1931 Willie Mays
1931 Willie Mays
1931 Willie Mays
1931 Willie Mays
1931 The 'Say Hey Kid', Willie Mays
1931 Willie Mays
1931 Marvin Leath, (Rep-D-TX, 1979- )
1931 Willie Mays, baseball centerfielder, "Say Hey Kid" (660 HRs, MVP 1954)
1931 The 'Say Hey Kid', Willie Mays
1932 Gunther Hauk, composer
1932 John Bond, cricket umpire
1932 Viscount Coke, English large landowner/art collector
1933 Lord Pender
1934 Richard C Shelby, (Rep-D-AL (1979-86)/Sen-D-AL, 1987- )
1936 Joanna Dunham, actress (Possession, House the Dripped Blood)
1936 Sylvia Robinson, rocker (Mickey & Sylvia-Love is Strange)
1938 Eleanor Platt, QC
1939 Anthony Blacker, master-general of Ordnance
1939 Herbie Cox, rocker (Cleftones)
1939 Zhanna Dmitriyevna Yerkina, Russian cosmonaut
1940 Henry Habibe, Arubian poet (Kerensentenchi)
1940 Murray Sidlin, Baltimore Maryland, conductor (Natl Symph 1973-77)
1941 Fred J Eckert, (Rep-D-NY, 1985-87)
1941 Ghena Dimitrova, actress (Nabucco)
1942 Colin Earl, rocker
1945 Bob Seger
1945 Bob Seger
1945 Bob Seger
1945 Bob Seger
1945 Bob Seger
1945 Bob Seger, Dearborn Mich, folk singer (Silver Bullet Band-Shake Down)
1945 Richard Eyers, LA Calif, actor (My Friend Irma, Stagecoach West)
1945 Victoria Bond, composer
1946 Jim Ramstad, (Rep-R-Minnesota)
1946 Susan Brown, actress (Gail Baldwin-General Hospital)
1946 Sydne Rome, Akron Ohio, actress (What?, Candy)
1947 Andy Roberts, cricketer (NZ batsman 1976)
1947 Ben Masters, Corvalis OR, actor (Vic-Another World, Making Mr Right)
1947 Dennis Cowan, London, rocker (Bonzo Dog Band)
1947 Richard "Dick" Fosbury, Portland Ore, high jumper (Oly-gold-68)
1947 Sandra Fisher, painter
1948 Lolita, [Abr zame], spanish singer (Esp‚rame)
1948 Richard Cox, NYC, actor (Mark-Executive Suite)
1949 David Cornell Leestma, Muskegon Mich, USN/astronaut (STS 41-G, 28, 45)
1950 Robbie McIntosh, drummer (Avg White Band-Show your Hand)
1952 Chiaki Naito-Mukai, Tatebayashi Japan, astronaut (STS 65, sk:95)
1953 Tony Blair
1953 Tony Blair
1953 Tony Blair
1953 Tony Blair
1953 Tony Blair
1953 Lynn Whitfield, Baton Rouge, actress (Josephine Baker, Equal Justice)
1953 Tony Blair, British PM (Labour, 1997- )
1954 Sergei Nikolayevich Tresvyatsky, Russia, cosmonaut
1955 Donald A Thomas, Cleve Ohio, PhD/Astronaut (STS 65, 70, 83, 94)
1955 John Hutton, MP
1959 Aidan Quinn, actor (Avalon, Crusoe, Desperately Seeking Susan)
1959 Charles Hendry, MP
1959 Eric D Fingerhut, (Rep-D-Ohio)
1959 Kate Collins, Boston Mass, actress (Natalie Hunter-All My Children)
1959 Scott Hood, Seattle Wash, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Montana Open-2nd)
1960 Bart de Boer, Dutch guitarist (Ivy Green)
1960 Julianne Phillips, Lake Oswego Oregon, actress (Frankie Reed-Sisters)
1960 Larry Steinbachek, rock synthesizer (Bronski Beat-Smalltown Boy)
1961 George Clooney
1961 George Clooney
1961 George Clooney
1961 George Clooney
1961 George Clooney
1961 Clay O'Brien, Ray Az, actor (Weedy-Cowboys)
1961 George Clooney, Lexington KY, actor (Dr Douglas Ross-ER, Batman)
1961 Roma Downey, Derry Ire, actress (1 Life to Live, Touched by an Angel)
1962 Lori Singer, Corpus Christi TX, actress (Jurasic Park)
1962 Neil Foster, cricketer (England right-fast medium)
1963 Alessandra Ferri, British ballerina (American Ballet Theater)
1964 Dana Hill [Goetz], Van Nuys Calif, actress (2 of Us, Shoot the Moon)
1964 Kim Oden, Ala, US Olympic volleyball player (NCAA Play of Decade-80s)
1964 Mike Grob, Billings Montana, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Manitoba-3rd)
1964 Mike McGruder, NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1965 Bob Bassen, Calgary, NHL center (Dallas Stars)
1965 Ken Harvey, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1965 Norman Whiteside, British soccer player
1965 Paul Frase, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1965 Tim Simpson, Atlanta GA, Nike golfer (1985 Southern Open)
1965 Zahid Sadiq, cricketer
1967 Patrick F Manning Jr, Poughkeepsie NY, rower (Olympic-92)
1968 Andy Kelly, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)
1968 Linnea Marie Fayard, Shrevept La, Miss Louisiana-America (1991-5th)
1969 Mark Thomas, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Bears)
1969 Pascall Davis, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
1970 Emerson Martin, NFL guard (Pitts Steelers, Carolina Panthers, Packers)
1971 Rob Holmberg, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
1972 Dean Larsson, BC Canada, Nike golfer (1994 Monterrey Open-46th)
1972 Martin Brodeur, Montreal, NHL goalie (NJ Devils, Team Canada)
1973 Clay Williams, OL (Indianapolis Colts)
1973 Joe Spiteri, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1973 Wendy Ward, San Antonio Texas, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Classic-15th)
1976 Lindsay Page, Madison Wis, figure skater (1997 E Great Lakes Sr-3rd)
1977 Gabriela Aguilar, Miss Costa Rica Universe (1997)
1977 Shannon Shakespeare, Mission BC, 100m swimmer (Olympics-96)
1977 Trent Steed, Sydney NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1980 Brooke Bennett, 800m freestyle (Olympics-gold-96)
1980 Kasumi Takahashi, Tokyo Japan, Australian rhythmic gymnast (Oly-96)

Events


1312 Pope Clement V closes Council of Vienna
1476 Emperor Frederik III of Habsburg & duke Charles the Stout arrange marriage of their children
1527 Spanish & German Imperial troops sack Rome; ending Renaissance
1529 Battle at Gogra: Mogol emperor Babur beats Afghans & Bengals
1536 King Henry VIII, orders bible be placed in every church
1598 Arch duke Albrecht & Isabella become monarch of Southern Netherlands
1626 Dutch colonist Paul Minuit buys Manhattan for $24 in trinkets
1642 Ville Marie (Montreal) forms
1644 Johan Mauritius resigns as governor of Brazil
1648 Battle at Z¢lty Wody-Bohdan Chmielricki's Cossaks beat John II Casimir
1672 Brandenburgs monarch Frederik Willem signs treaty with Netherlands
1733 1st international boxing match: Bob Whittaker beats Tito di Carni
1753 French King Louis XV observes transit of Mercury at Mendon Castle
1757 Battle at Prague: Frederik II of Prussia beats emperor army
1787 1st Black Masonic Lodge (African # 459) forms Prince Hall, Boston
1794 Haiti, under Toussaint L'Ouverture, revolts against France
1804 Suriname sold to English (until Feb, 1816)
1833 John Deere makes 1st steel plow
1835 1st edition of NY Herald (price 1›)
1840 1st postage stamps (Penny Black) issued (Great Britain)
1844 Johan Thorbecke argue general right to vote
1848 Otto Tank ends slavery in Suriname colony
1851 Patent granted to Dr. John Farrie for a "refrigeration machine"
1851 Patent granted to Dr. John Farrie for a "refrigeration machine"
1851 Dr John Gorrie patents a "refrigeration machine"
1851 Linus Yale patents Yale-lock
1851 New slave regulations go into effect in Suriname
1851 SF Chamber of Commerce starts
1853 1st major US rail disaster kills 46 (Norwalk, Connecticut)
1860 The Olympic Club, 1st athletic club in US, founded in SF.
1860 The Olympic Club, 1st athletic club in US, founded in SF.
1860 SF Olympic Club, 1st US athletic club forms
1861 Arkansas & Tennessee becomes 9th & 10th state to secede from US
1861 Jefferson Davis approves a bill declaring War between US & Confederacy
1864 Battle of Port Walthall Junction, VA
1864 Battle of Wilderness-Gen Longstreet seriously injured
1864 General Sherman begins advance to Atlanta Georgia
1882 Chinese Exclusion Act: US Congress ceases Chinese immigration
1882 Epping Forest England dedicated by Queen Victoria
1889 Universal Exposition opens in Paris, Eiffel Tower completed
1890 Mormon Church renounces polygamy [1006-Truth Restored (Morman pub)]
1891 Conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike
1895 21st Kentucky Derby: Soup Perkins aboard Halma wins in 2:37«
1896 22nd Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Ben Brush wins in 2:07.75
1902 British SS Camorta sinks off Rangoon; 739 die
1902 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place" (BG)
1902 Zulu assault at Holkrantz South-Africa
1903 Chicago White Sox commit 12 errors against Detroit Tigers
1904 American Lung Association holds its 1st meeting
1906 "Temporary" permit to erect overhead wires on Market St SF
1907 33rd Kentucky Derby: Andy Minder aboard Pink Star wins in 2:12.6
1910 King George V ascends to British throne
1913 King Nikita I of Montenegro vacates Skoetari, North-Albania
1914 British House of Lords rejects women suffrage
1915 Allies attack Cape Helles, Hellespont
1915 German U-20 sinks Centurion SE of Ireland
1915 Red Sox Babe Ruth pitching debut & 1st HR, loses to Yanks 4-3 in 15
1916 Belgian troop march into Kigali, German East-Africa
1917 St Louis Brown Bob Groom no-hits Chic White Sox, 3-0
1919 Paris Peace Conference disposes of German colonies; Ger E Africa is assigned to Britain & France, German SW Africa to South Africa
1921 American Soccer League forms
1925 Ty Cobb hits his 5th HR in 2 games tying Cap Ansons record of 1884
1929 AL announces it will discontinue MVP award
1929 NY to SF footrace begins
1933 59th Kentucky Derby: Don Meade aboard Brokers Tip wins in 2:06.8
1933 Italy & USSR sign trade agreement
1934 Red Sox score 12 runs in 4th inning including record 4 consecutive triples hit by Carl Reynolds, Moose Solters, Rick Ferrell, & B Walters
1935 British King George & Queen Mary celebrates silver jubilee
1935 KTM-AM in Los Angeles Calif changes call letters to KEHE (now KABC)
1935 Pulitzer prize awarded to Audrey Wurdemann (Bright Ambush)
1937 Dirigible Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst, NJ (36 die)
1938 Dutch writer Maurits Dekker sentenced to 50 days for "offending a friendly head of state" (Hitler)
1939 1st performance of Honegger/Claudel's "Jeanne d'Arc Ouch B-cher"
1939 65th Kentucky Derby: James Stout aboard Johnstown wins in 2:03.4
1940 Pulitzer prize awarded to John Steinbeck (Grapes of Wrath)
1941 Joseph Stalin became premier of Russia
1942 U.S. forces on Corregidor surrender to the Japanese
1942 U.S. forces on Corregidor surrender to the Japanese
1942 Corregidor & Philippines surrender to Japanese Armies
1943 British 1st army opens assault on Tunis
1944 70th Kentucky Derby: Conn McCreary aboard Pensive wins in 2:04.2
1944 KJR-AM in Seattle Wash swaps calls with KOMO
1945 Gen J Blaskowitz surrenders German troops in Netherlands
1946 Pulitzer prize awarded to Arthur M Schlesinger (Age of Jackson)"
1948 "Sally" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances
1950 "Great to Be Alive" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 52 perfs
1950 76th Kentucky Derby: William Boland on Middleground wins in 2:01.6
1950 Liz Taylor's 1st marriage (Conrad Hilton Jr)
1951 Pitts Pirate Cliff Chambers no-hits Boston Brave, 3-0
1953 Brown's Bobo Holloman 1st major league start, no-hits Phila A's, 6-0
1954 Roger Bannister of Britain breaks 4 minute mile (3:59:4)
1955 West Germany joins NATO
1956 Gus Bell (Reds) homers off Bob Miller in both ends of a double header
1956 WRCB TV channel 3 in Chattanooga, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting
1957 Italian govt of Segni resigns
1957 Last broadcast of "I Love Lucy" on CBS-TV
1957 Pulitzer prize awarded to John F Kennedy (Profiles in Courage)
1959 Iceland gunboats shoot at British fishing ships
1960 English prince Margaret marries Antony Armstrong-Jones (Lord Snowdon)
1960 Pres Eisenhower signs Civil Rights Act of 1960
1960 Students attack Dutch embassy in Djakarta
1960 Trotsky's murderer Jacques Mornard (Ram¢n Mercader), freed in Mexico
1961 87th Kentucky Derby: John Sellers aboard Carry Back wins in 2:04
1961 Omer Vanaudenhove chosen chairman of Belgium Liberal Party
1962 1st nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen)
1962 Antonio Segni elected president of Italy
1962 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Tournament
1962 Pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos
1962 US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean
1963 Pulitzer prize awarded to Barbara Tuchman (Guns of August)
1964 Joe Orton's "Entertaining Mr Sloan," premieres in London
1965 Lawry & Simpson complete opening stand of 382 against W Indies
1966 Canadian Minister of Finance announces a $20 Centennial gold coin
1966 Most runs scored in 11th inning (9) Phils score 5 to beat Pirates 8-7
1967 400 students seize administration building at Cheyney State College
1967 93rd Kentucky Derby: Bobby Ussery on Proud Clarion wins in 2:00.6
1967 Maureen Wilton runs female world record marathon (3:15:22)
1967 Zakir Hussain elected 1st Moslem president of India
1968 Battle between students & troops in Paris, 1000 injured
1968 Giants reliever Lindy McDaniel sets NL record of 225th consecutive errorless game (108 chances consecutively since June 16, 1964)
1968 Spain closes border to Gibraltar except to Spaniards
1970 Yuchiro Miura of Japan skies down Mt Everest
1972 98th Kentucky Derby: Ron Turcotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:01.8
1973 1st WHA championship, New England Whalers beat Win Jets, 4 games to 1
1973 Judy Rankin wins LPGA American Defender-Raleigh Golf Classic
1974 A's pitcher Paul Lindblad makes an errant throw in 1st inning of 6-3 loss to Balt ends his record streak of 385 consecutive errorless games
1974 Bundy victim Roberta Parks disappears from OSU, Corvallis, Ore
1974 Smallest attendance at Phila's Veterans Stadium (4,149)
1974 Stolen "Guitar Player" painting by Jan Vermeer found in London
1974 W German chancellor W Brandt resigns
1975 Bundy victim Lynette Culver disappears from Pocatello, Idaho
1975 Early warnings provided by REACT (ham radio operators) means only
1975 3 people die in tornado that strikes Omaha, Nebraska
1977 "Beatles at Hollywood Bowl," released in UK
1978 104th Kentucky Derby: Steve Cauthen aboard Affirmed wins in 2:01.2
1978 South Africa military goes into Angola
1979 Fred Markham set a bicycle speed record of 818 kph over 200 m
1979 Louis LaRusso II's "Knockout," premieres in NYC
1979 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Women's International Golf Tournament
1979 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1981 "Inacent Black" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 14 performances
1981 Mariners manager Maury Wills is fired & replaced by Rene Lachemann
1981 US expels Libyan diplomats
1982 Seattle Mariner Gaylord Perry becomes 15th pitcher to win 300 games
1984 Balt Oriole Cal Ripken Jr hits for cycle
1984 Jos‚ Napoleon Duarte wins El Salvador presidential election
1985 17th Space Shuttle Mission (51-B)-Challenger 7 lands at Edwards AFB
1986 Berlin: Real Madrid wins 15th UEFA Cup
1986 Donald E Pelotte becomes 1st native American bishop
1986 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1987 Gary Hart denies affair with model Donna Rice
1987 Mario Andretti sets one-lap speed record at Indy at 218.204 MPH
1987 Niroslav Milhailovic begins 54 hours of telling jokes
1987 PTL's Jim Bakker & Rich Dortch dismissed from Assemblies of God
1987 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1988 Graeme Hick scores 405 for Worcs v Somerset 35 fours 11 sixes
1988 Doughnutgate incident: NJ Devils' coach Jim Schoenfeld tells referee Don Koharski to 'eat another doughnut you fat pig!,' he is suspended
1989 115th Kentucky Derby: Pat Valenzuela on Sunday Silence wins in 2:05
1990 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
1990 Former president PW Botha quit South Africa's ruling National Party
1990 Tom Cruise is ticketed for careless operation of a vehicle in SC
1991 Phillie Lenny Dykstra slams his sports car into 2 trees
1991 Seppo Raty of Finland sets javelin record to 301' 9"
1991 Space Shuttle STS 39 (Discovery 12) lands
1992 NY Met Anthony Young begins losing streak of at least 26 games
1992 Werder Bremen wins 32nd Europe Cup II
1993 STS-55 (Columbia) lands
1994 Chunnel linking England & France officially opens
1994 Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on Tonight Show
1994 House passes the assault weapons ban
1994 Lennox Lewis TKOs Phil Jackson in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1994 Nelson Mandela & his ANC, finally confirmed winners in South Africa
1995 121st Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens on Thunder Gulch wins in 2:01.2
1995 ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Mike Aulby
1995 Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV
1996 Guatemala's leftist guerrillas sign key accord with govt of Pres
1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Hartford CT on WCCC 106.9 FM
1996 Alvaro Arzu aimed at ending 35 years of civil war
1997 Army Staff Sgt Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape
1997 Michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
1997 NHL Hartford Whalers become Carolina Hurricanes
1997 Rick Pitino becomes coach of Boston Celtics
2012 Transit of Venus

That's All....

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