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Tuesday, May 8, 2018.



Birthdays


1078 Cindy Parlow, Memphis Tenn, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
1492 Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer
1521 Peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint
1527 Johann Walter, composer
1592 Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)
1629 Niels Juel, Danish admiral (Oland, Moen, Kj”gebocht)
1641 Nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam)
1668 Alain R Lesage, French author (Turcaret ou le Financier)
1673 Johann Valentin Eckelt, composer
1703 Gottlob Harrer, composer
1737 Edward Gibbon, historian, "The History of the Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire"
1737 Edward Gibbon, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Empire)
1737 Edward Gibbon, historian, "The History of the Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire"
1742 Johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer
1745 Carl Philipp Stamitz, composer
1750 Elias Mann, composer
1753 Miguel Hidalgo y Castilla, father of M‚xican independence
1763 John Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman
1778 Johann Gansbacher, composer
1786 Thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry
1803 Joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer
1806 Jan Bedrich Kittl, composer
1810 James Cooper, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1814 Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, anarchist
1824 William Walker, filibuster/president of Nicaragua (1856-57)
1828 Henri Dunant, founded Red Cross, YMCA.
1828 Jean Henri Dunant, Switz, writer/founder (Red Cross, YMCA, Nobel 1901)
1828 Henri Dunant, founded Red Cross, YMCA.
1829 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, first great US pianist.
1829 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1st internationally recognized US pianist
1829 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, first great US pianist.
1833 Frank Wheaton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903
1836 Bryan Morel Thomas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1905
1839 Francis W Warre-Cornish, English vice-provost of Eton/writer
1842 Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist
1844 Hermann Gradener, composer
1846 Oscar Hammerstein, Germany, opera/playwright (Kohinoor)
1853 Charles Lee Williams, composer
1857 Frits [Frederik H] Tartaud, Dutch actor/husband of Alida Klein
1858 John Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet)
1871 [mile M] Louis Madelin, French historian (French revolutionary)
1873 Henry Leveson-Gower, cricketer (England capt 1909-10 later official)
1882 Philips C Visser, Dutch explorer/diplomat
1884 Harry S. Truman, 32nd President
1884 Harry S Truman, Lamar Missouri, 33rd US President (D) (1945-1953)
1884 Harry S. Truman, 32nd President
1886 Jef van Hoof, composer
1891 Chet "Red" Hoff, pitcher (NY Yankees 1911-15), lived to 103+
1892 Ezio Pinza, Rome Italy, bass singer (South Pacific, RCA Victor Show)
1893 Francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's US Open (1913)
1895 Bishop Fulton Sheen
1895 Bishop Fulton Sheen
1895 Bishop Fulton Sheen
1895 Bishop Fulton Sheen
1895 Bishop Fulton Sheen
1895 Edmund Wilson, American critic/writer (Patriotic Gore)
1895 Fulton J Sheen, El Paso Ill, bishop (Life is Worth Living)
1895 Jos‚ G˘mez, [Joselito el Gallo], bullfighter
1899 [Friedrich] August von Hayek, Aust/British economist (Road to Serfdom)
1899 Jan F van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter
1902 Andre Michel Lwoff, physiologist
1902 Milford "Curly" Page, cricketer (NZ bat early 1930's, All Black half)
1903 Fernandel, [Fernand JD Contandin], French actor (Paris Holiday)
1903 Joseph Desire Fernandel, Marseilles France, comedian (Grand Chef)
1904 John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, bBC news announcer/commentator
1904 John Snagge, commentator (BBC)
1905 Inglis Gundry, composer
1906 David Van Vactor, Plymouth Indiana, composer (Chaconne)
1906 Roberto Rossellini, Rome Italy, director (Open City)
1908 Arturo De Cordova, [Rodriguez], Merida Mexico, actor (Medal for Benny)
1910 Mary Lou Williams, US jazz pianist/composer (Zodiac Suite)
1910 Ronald Russell, actor/manager (We are Angels, Little Dorrit)
1911 Robert Johnson, blues singer (King of Delta Blues Singer)
1911 Wilhelm F de Gaay Fortman, Dutch lawyer/foreign minister
1912 George Woodcock, author
1912 Gertrud Fussenegger, [Dorn], Austrian writer (Mohrenlegende)
1913 Sidney James, [Cohen], Johannesburg, actor (Carry On)
1914 Lord Murton, of Lindisfrarne, deputy chairman (Comm House of Lords)
1915 John Archer, Osceola Nebraska, actor (Destination: Moon)
1916 Gordon Scarrott, engineer
1919 Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer
1920 Maurice Cranston, political scientist
1920 Sloan Wilson, Norwalk, Conn, novelist (Man in the Gray Flannal
1921 Graham Leonard, bishop of London
1921 Saul Bass, designer
1922 Brian Kellett, CEO (Port of London Authority)
1922 Friedrich D”ppe, writer
1924 Tristan Jones, sailor
1925 Ali Hassan Mwinyi, president of Tanzania (1985- )
1925 Lord Jauncey of Tullichettle, lord of appeal in ordinary
1926 Don Rickles
1926 Don Rickles
1926 Don Rickles
1926 Don Rickles
1926 Don Rickles
1926 David Attenborough, naturalist
1926 David Attenborough, producer/TV host/scientist
1926 Don Rickles, Queens NY, comedian (Don Rickles Show, CPO Sharkey)
1926 Erico Menczer, Fiume Italy, cinematographer (Chosen, Miranda)
1926 Richard F Attenborough, environmentalist/zoologist (BBC)
1926 Ronald Waterhouse, high court judge
1927 Ian Denholm, CEO (Murray Investment Trust)
1927 Philip Wilkinson, deputy chairman (National Westminster Bank)
1928 Theodore Sorenson, presidential advisor (JFK)/author (1000 Days)
1928 William Jay Sydeman, composer
1929 V N M Korte-van Hemel, Dutch Secretary of Justice (CDA)
1930 Doug Atkins, Humbolt Tn, NFL hall of famer (Browns, Bears, Saints)
1930 Gary Snyder, [Japhy Ryder], beat poet (Rip Rap & Cold Mountain Poems)
1930 Heather Harper, soprano
1931 Charles M Wilson, composer
1933 Alistair Service, writer/publisher
1934 Leonard Hoffmann, high court judge
1934 Roger Kendrick, governor (Dartmoor Prison)
1934 Sonny Liston, US heavyweight boxing chmap (1962-64)
1935 Jack Charlton, soccer manager (Rep of Ireland)
1935 Salome Jens, Milwaukee Wisc, actress (From Here to Eternity)
1935 Viscount Falkland, British peer (Lib-Dem)
1936 James Darren, actor (Time Tunnel)
1936 Neville Purvis, British vice admiral (Chief of Fleet Support)
1937 Dani‰l Robberechts, Belgian writer (Labia Majora)
1937 Dennis DeConcini, (Sen-D-AZ, 1977- )
1937 Michael Simmons, Air Marshal (British Ministry of Defense)
1937 Thomas Pynchon, novelist (V)
1938 Javed Burki, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1960-69)
1938 Pierre Lucien Claverie, bishop of Oran
1939 Otis Paul Drayton, Glen Cove NY, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1964)
1940 Peter Benchley
1940 Rick Nelson
1940 Peter Benchley
1940 Rick Nelson
1940 Peter Benchley
1940 Rick Nelson
1940 Peter Benchley
1940 Rick Nelson
1940 Peter Benchley
1940 Rick Nelson
1940 James Blyth, CEO (Boots)
1940 Peter Benchley, NYC, novelist (Jaws, The Deep)
1940 Ricky Nelson, NJ, rock star (Hello Mary Lou, It's Late, Garden Party)
1941 James A Traficant Jr, (Rep-D-OH, 1985- )
1941 Jim Mitchum, Bridgeport CT, actor (Blackout, Invincible 6)
1941 John Fred, rocker
1942 Angel Cordero Jr, Santurce PR, jockey (Seattle Slew) [or Nov 8]
1942 Euclid "Motorhead" Sherwood, rocker (Mothers Of Invention)
1942 Norman Lamont, MP/Chancellor of Exchequer
1942 Robin Hobbs, cricketer (England leg-spinner 1967-71)
1942 Ruth Holland, journalist
1943 Toni Tennille
1943 Toni Tennille
1943 Toni Tennille
1943 Toni Tennille
1943 Toni Tennille
1943 Paul Samwell-Smith, rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love)
1943 Rick Samwell-Smith, rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love)
1943 Toni Tennille, Montgomery Ala, female Beachboy (Capt & Tennille)
1944 Gary Glitter, [Paul Gadd], England, rocker (Rock & Roll Part II)
1945 Arthur Docters van Leeuwen, jurist (Holland's secret service)
1945 Keith Jarrett, jazz musician/film composer (Nachtfahrer)
1947 Felicity Lott, English soprano (We come to the river)
1947 Phil Sawyer, rocker (Spencer Davis Group)
1947 Rick Zehringer, Ohio, rocker (McCoys)
1948 John Reid, MP
1948 Maurizio Nichetti, actor (Icicle Thief, Volcano)
1951 Chris Frantz, Ky, rock drummer (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club)
1951 Deborah Harmon, actress (Ted Knight Show, M*A*S*H, Just the 10 of Us)
1951 Philip Bailey, rocker (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star, Easy Lover)
1952 Beth Henley, Jackson Miss, actress/playwright (Miss Firecracker)
1952 Charles J Camarda, NYC, PhD/astronaut
1954 David Keith, Knoxville Tenn, actor (Back Roads, Firestarter)
1954 Pat Meyers, LPGA golfer
1955 Alex Van Halen, Nijmegen Neth, rock drummer (Van Halen-1984, Jump)
1955 Stephen Furst, Norfolk Va, actor (Animal House, Elliot-St Elsewhere)
1956 Gary Wilmot, British? entertainer
1956 Jeff Madrigali, Walnut Creek Calif, soling yachter (Olymp-bronze-96)
1957 Deana Deardruff, US, 4 X 100m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)
1957 Jeff Wincott, Toronto Canada, actor (Night Heat)
1959 Ronnie Lott, Albuquerque, NM, NFL defensive back (SF 49er)
1961 Riaz Poonawalla, cricketer (Indian 12th man/UAE bat 1994 ICC Trophy)
1962 Terry Baker, CFL kicker (Montreal Alouettes)
1963 Clemens Lothaller, Austria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13 backup)
1964 Melissa Gilbert
1964 Melissa Gilbert
1964 Melissa Gilbert
1964 Melissa Gilbert
1964 Melissa Gilbert
1964 Cheryl Richardson, Palo Alto Calif, actress (Jennie-General Hospital)
1964 Eric Brittingham, rocker (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station)
1964 Melissa Gilbert Brinkman, LA, actress (Little House on the Prairie)
1964 Peter Gill, rocker (Frankie Goes to Hollywood-Relax) [or Mar/Jan 8]
1966 Eddie Brown, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
1968 Franklin Langham, Augusta GA, Nike golfer (1993 Permian Basin Open)
1968 John Johnson, NFL linebacker (NO Saints)
1968 Omar Camporese, Italy, tennis star
1969 Brad Culpepper, NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1969 Duane Forde, CFL fullback (Calgary Stampeders)
1969 Swift Burch, CFL defensive end (Montreal Alouettes)
1970 Christine Stark, Winnipeg Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1970 Marco Heering, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
1970 Michael Bevan, cricketer (dashing NSW & Australian lefty bat)
1971 Carlos Brooks, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
1971 Chris Wolf, actor/musician (Guys Next Door)
1971 Stephen Ingram, NFL tackle/guard (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1972 Chris Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Tennessee/Houston Oilers)
1972 Keelin Curnuck, Miss New York USA (1996)/Ms Venus Swimwear (1994)
1973 Wolf Wigo, Abington Penn, water polo driver (Olympics-96)
1974 Calvin Branch, cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
1974 Colin Daynes, Windsor Ontario, 68 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympic-96)
1974 Korey Stringer, NFL tackle (Minn Vikings)
1976 Oleg Tverdovsky, Donetsk Ukr, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets)
1978 Cindy Parlow, Memphis Tenn, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
1978 Sandra Kleinova, Prague Czech, tennis star (1995 Futures-Turku-FIN)
1979 Jayna Cronin Geneva NY, dance skater (& Dreger-1997 Natl-13th)

Events


535 John II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
615 St Boniface IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope
685 St Benedict II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1360 Treaty of Br‚tigny signed by English & French
1429 French troops under Joan of Arc rescues Orl‚ans
1450 Jack Cade's Rebellion-Kentishmen revolt against King Henry VI
1521 Parliament of Worms installs edict against Marten Luther
1541 Hernando de Soto discovers the Mississippi River.
1541 Hernando de Soto discovers the Mississippi River.
1541 Hernando de Soto discovers Mississippi River
1624 Hung king Bethlen G bor & emperor Ferdinand II sign Treaty of Vienna
1639 William Coddington founds Newport RI
1660 English parliament asks King Charles II to resigns
1721 Michelangiolo dei Conti replaces Pope Clement XI, as Innocent XIII
1741 France & Bavaria sign Covenant of Nymphenburg
1784 Only known deaths by hailstones in US (Winnsborough SC)
1792 British Capt George Vancouver sights, names Mt Rainier, Wash
1792 US establishes military draft
1794 US Post Office established
1823 "Home Sweet Home" 1st sung (London)
1834 Charles Darwin's expedition returns to the Beagle
1834 Prussia, Austria & Russia sign classified accord about Belgium
1840 Alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process
1842 Versailles to Paris train catches fire; 50 die
1846 1st major battle of M‚xican War fought at Palo Alto Texas
1847 Robert Thompson patents rubber tire
1858 John Brown holds antislavery convention
1861 Richmond Va, is named the capital of the Confederacy
1862 Valley Campaign: Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell Va
1863 Confederaci˘n Granadina becomes Estados Unidos de Colombia
1864 Actions at Stony Creek/Nottoway bridge Virginia (Drewry's Bluff)
1864 Atlanta Campaign: Sever fighting near Dalton
1864 Battle of Antietam, VA (Spotslyvania Court House, Laurel Hill)
1866 Australian Rules Football is created
1871 English-US treaty ends Alabama dispute
1877 1st Westminster Dog Show held
1878 1st unassisted triple play in organized baseball, by Paul Hines
1879 George Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile
1881 Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch
1882 David Belasco's "La Belle Russe," premieres in NYC
1885 Sarah Ann Henley survives 76-m jump from Clifton Bridge, Avon, Engl
1886 Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine)
1895 China cedes Taiwan to Japan under Treaty of Shimonoseki
1896 Yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire
1897 22nd Preakness: T Thorpe aboard Paul Kauvar wins in 1:51Ź
1900 250 grave robbers shot to death
1900 Galveston Texas, hit by hurricane; about 6,000 die
1900 John McGraw & Wilbert Robinson sign with Cardinals
1901 In their long-delayed AL home opener, Boston defeats Phila 12-4
1902 Mt Pel‚e erupts, wipes out St Pierre, Martinique, kills 30,000
1906 Phila A's pitcher Chief Benders plays outfield & hits 2 HRs
1907 Boston's Big Jeff Pfeffer no-hits Cin Reds, 6-0
1907 Tommy Burns beats Jack O'Brien in 20 for heavyweight boxing title
1909 Albert Raines runs world record marathon (2:46:04.6)
1909 Frederick Barrett runs world record marathon (2:42:31)
1915 41st Kentucky Derby: Joe Notter aboard Regret wins in 2:05.4
1916 German munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes
1919 1st transatlantic flight take-off by a navy seaplane
1919 Appingedam soccer team forms
1920 46th Kentucky Derby: Ted Rice aboard Paul Jones wins in 2:09
1921 Sweden abolished capital punishment
1923 Hobbs scores his 100th 100, 116* v Somerset at Bath
1924 Arthur Honegger's "Pacifica 231," premieres
1924 Memel territories given to Lithuania
1924 Workers at Werkspoor in Amsterdam strike against 3rd wage cut
1925 51st Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Coventry wins in 1:59
1925 French colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco
1926 1st flight over North Pole (Bennett & Byrd)
1926 A Philip Randolph organizes Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
1926 Fire breaks out in Fenway Park
1929 Jan Mayen island, 500 km NNE of Iceland, incorporated into Norway
1929 NY Giant Carl Hubbell no-hits Pirates, 11-0
1931 Operette "Land of Smiles," premieres in London
1935 Cin Red Ernie Lombardi doubles in 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th beat Phils 15-4
1936 Jockey Ralph Neves unexpectedly revived after being declared dead after a fall. His wife fainted when he returned to track
1937 63rd Kentucky Derby: Charley Kurtsinger on War Admiral wins 2:03.2
1938 Stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks," premieres in Washington, DC
1941 German Q-ship Pinguin sinks in Indian Ocean
1942 Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea
1942 German summer offensive opens in Crimea
1942 1st twilight game in 24 years, the Dodgers top Giants 7-6 raising $60,000 for Navy Relief Fund
1943 69th Preakness: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 1:57.4
1943 Adm Cunningham of Brit fleet: "Sink, burn & destroy; let nothing pass"
1944 1st eye bank opens (NYC)
1944 33 communist resistance fighter sentenced to death
1944 U-575 sinks Asphodel
1945 Germany surrenders, ending World War II in Europe.
1945 Germany surrenders, ending World War II in Europe.
1945 Canadian troops move into Amsterdam
1945 Chinese counter attack at Tsjangte, supports by 14th air fleet
1945 Gen Von Keitel surrenders to Marshal Zhukov
1945 V-E Day; Germany signs unconditional surrender, WW II ends in Europe
1946 Red Sox Johnny Pesky scores 6 runs in 1 game
1947 A movement among Card players to protest its 1st meeting with Jackie Robinson & the Dodgers is aborted by a talk from owner Sam Breadon
1948 Bradman scores 146 Aust v Surrey, 174 mins, 15 fours
1949 West German constitution approved
1950 Chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons
1951 Dacron men's suits introduced
1951 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1952 "Of Thee I Sing" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 72 performances
1952 "Shuffle Along" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 4 performances
1952 Mad Magazine debuts
1953 WIPB TV channel 49 in Muncie, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting
1954 1st shot-put over 60' (18.29 m)-Parry O'Brien, Los Angeles, CA
1956 John Osbornes "Look Back in Anger," premieres in London
1958 Pres Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central HS, Little Rock
1958 VP Nixon is shoved, stoned, booed & spat upon by protesters in Peru
1959 3-deck Nile excursion steamer springs a leak panicking passengers who capsized ship. 200 drown just yards from shore
1960 USSR & Cuba resume diplomatic relations
1960 Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Peach Blossom Golf Open
1961 1st practical sea water conversion plant-Freeport Texas
1961 Alan Shepard receives NASA Distinguished Service Medal, Washington
1962 "Funny Thing Happened" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 965 perfs
1962 1st Atlas Centaur Launch
1962 London trolley buses go out of service
1963 "Dr No" premieres in US
1963 JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression
1965 1st shut put over 70' (Randy Matson 70' 7")
1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
1966 Last game at old Busch stadium, St Louis Card lose 10-5 to SF
1966 Only HR ever hit out of Baltimore's Memorial Park (Frank Robinson)
1967 Muhammad Ali is indicted for refusing induction in US Army
1968 Jim (Catfish) Hunter of Oakland pitches perfect game vs Twins (4-0)
1968 Pulitzer prize awarded to William Styron (Confessions of Nat Turner)
1969 Cambodia recognizes German DR
1969 Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Sacra Ritum Congregation
1970 Beatles release "Let it Be" album
1970 Construction workers break up an anti-war rally in NYC's Wall Street
1970 NBA championship: Knicks beat Lakers, 113-99
1971 "Earl of Ruston" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 5 performances
1971 Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali at Madison Sq Garden
1972 Sabena aircraft at Lod Intl, Tel Aviv, captured by Palestinians
1973 Ernie Banks fills in for Cubs mgr Whitey Lockman who is ejected during the game, thus technically becoming baseball's 1st black manager
1973 Indians holding SD hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrender
1974 50 MPH speed limit in Britain lifted
1974 Canada govt of Trudeau falls
1974 FC Magdenburg wins 14th Europe Cup II
1976 "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 7 perfs
1977 David Berkowitz pleads guilty in "Son of Sam" 44-caliber shootings
1977 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic
1978 ABC TV airs "Stars Salute Israel at 30"
1978 Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Women's International Golf Tournament
1979 Radio Shack releases TRSDOS 2.3
1980 Sabres take only 15 shots, Islanders 22, in a playoff game
1980 World Health Organization announced smallpox had been eradicated
1981 Ron Davis pitches 10th consecutive strike out, 1 short of record
1982 Canucks 5-Isles 6 (OT)-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 1-0 lead
1983 Janet Coles wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament
1984 Chicago White Sox beat Milw Brewers, 7-6, in 25 inn (completed 5/9)
1984 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1984 Minn Twins Kirby Puckett debuts with 4 singles
1984 Thames Barrier to stop flooding in London officially completed
1984 USSR announces it will not participate in LA Summer Olympics
1985 20th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama & Judds win
1985 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1987 Gary Hart quits democratic presidential race (Donna Rice affair)
1988 "Oba Oba" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 46 performances
1988 Fran‡ois Mitterrand elected president of France
1988 Juli Inkster wins LPGA Crestar Golf Classic
1988 Mike Tyson crashes his $183,000 Bently on Varick St in NYC
1988 Amateur referees work NJ Devil-Boston Bruin playoff games, as NHL referees walk-off, due to a restraining order brought by Devils
1989 Paul McCartney releases "My Brave Face" & "Ferry Cross the Mersey"
1989 US space shuttle STS-30 lands
1990 Cuyahoga County voters approve sin tax to build Cleveland Gateway
1991 CIA director William H Webster resigns
1993 ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Phil Ware
1993 Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1993 16 year old Keron Thomas disguises himself as a motorman & takes NYC subway train & 2,000 passengers on a 3 hour ride
1994 "Rise & Fall of Little Voice" closes at Neil Simon NYC after 9 perfs
1994 500th commentary by Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes
1994 Colorado Silver Bullets (all-female pro baseball team) 1st game
1994 Ernesto P‚rez Balladares elected president of Panama
1994 Jos‚ Maria Figueres becomes president of Costa Rica
1994 Laura Davies wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
1994 Pres Clinton announces US will no longer repatriate boat people
1996 NY Yankee Dwight Gooden wins his 1st AL game beating Tigers 10-3
1996 S Afr's Const Assembly adopts permanent post-apartheid constitution
1997 Tea Leoni & David Duchovny wed in Greenwich Village

That's All....

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