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Friday, June 1, 2018.



Birthdays


1503 Wilhelm von Grumbach, German lt col
1549 Allesandre Spontone, composer
1563 Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, English prime minister (1598-1612)
1611 Felician Schwab, composer
1653 Georg Muffat, composer
1679 Johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim)
1755 Frederico Fiorillo, Ital's violist/composer
1757 Ignaz J Pleyel, Austria composer/piano builder (Piano method)
1763 Christian Gottlob Saupe, composer
1765 Christiane Vulpius, wife of Johann W von Goethe
1765 Friedrich Ludwig Seidel, composer
1769 Joseph Antoni Frantiszek Elsner, composer
1771 Ferdinando Paer, composer
1776 John George Schetky, composer
1780 Karl von Clausewitz, Prussian strategist
1790 Salomon J Rappoport, Czech rabbi/learned (Ereg miliem)
1801 Brigham Young, Mormon church leader, polygamist
1801 Brigham Young, painter/religious leader (Mormon church)/polygamist
1801 Brigham Young, Mormon church leader, polygamist
1804 Mikhail Glinka, Russian composer
1804 Mikhail Ivan Glinka, Novosspaskoye Russia, composer (Jota Aragonesa)
1804 Mikhail Glinka, Russian composer
1806 John Buchanan Floyd, Ex-Sect of War (Union), died in 1863
1825 John Hunt Morgan, Brig General (Confederate cavalry commander)
1826 Carl Bechstein, German piano inventor
1826 Hermann Zopff, composer
1831 John Bell Hood, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1879
1844 Galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916
1848 Otto Valdemar Malling, composer
1851 E.B. Elliott --1937
1851 E.B. Elliott --1937
1851 E.B. Elliott --1937
1851 E.B. Elliott --1937
1851 E.B. Elliott --1937
1858 William W Campbell, Canadian poet (Beyond the Hills of Dream)
1859 L. Scheefer --1885
1859 L. Scheefer --1885
1859 L. Scheefer --1885
1859 L. Scheefer --1885
1859 L. Scheefer --1885
1862 Ant¢nio JdC Feij¢, Portuguese diplomat/poet (Bailatas)
1878 John Masefield, England, 15th poet laureate (Salt-Water Ballads)
1882 John Drinkwater, English poet/playwright (Abraham Lincoln)
1886 Ernst Kurth, Austrian/Swiss musicologist
1887 Clive Brook, London England, actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger)
1890 Frank Morgan, [Francis P Wupperman], NYC, actor (Annie Get Your Gun)
1892 Amanullah, emir/king of Afghanistan (1919-28)
1892 Samuel L M Barlow, composer
1898 Curtis Stevens, US, 2 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)
1898 Edgar "Cookie" Fairchild, NYC, bandleader (Jerry Colonna Show)
1898 Lieb Glantz, composer
1898 Molly Picon, NYC, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey)
1899 Werner Janssen, NYC, conductor/composer (New Years Eve in NY)
1901 John W Van Duren, playwright (I Remember Mama)
1903 Percy William Whitlock, composer
1905 Dinora de Carvalho, composer
1905 Robert Newton, England, actor (Henry V, Around the World in 80 Days)
1907 Frank A Whittle, England inventor (jet engine)
1908 Percy Edwards, animal imitator
1909 Szymon Goldberg, Polish/US violinist/conductor (Neth Chamber orch)
1911 Gertrude Michael, AL, actress (Cleopatra, Menace, Club Havana)
1915 John Randolph, NYC, actor (King Kong, Lucan, Lucas Tanner, Angie)
1919 Boris Lazarevich Klyuzner, composer
1921 Nelson Riddle
1921 Nelson Riddle
1921 Nelson Riddle
1921 Nelson Riddle
1921 Nelson Riddle
1921 Nelson Riddle, Oradell NJ, musical conductor (Batman, Frank Sinatra)
1922 Abdul Rashid, Pakistan, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
1922 Joan Caulfield, East Orange NJ, actress (Liz-My Favorite Husband)
1922 Joan Copeland, [Miller], NYC, actress (Roseland, A Little Sex)
1924 Paula Hinton, dancer
1925 Richard Erdman, Enid Ok, actor (Stalag 17, Anything Goes)
1926 Andy Griffith
1926 Andy Griffith
1926 Andy Griffith
1926 Andy Griffith
1926 Marilyn Monroe, actress, (Some Like It Hot)
1926 Andy Griffith
1926 Andy Griffith, Mount Airy NC, actor (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock)
1926 Marilyn Monroe, [Norma Jean Mortenson], LA, actress (Some Like It Hot)
1926 Marilyn Monroe, actress, (Some Like It Hot)
1927 Colleen McCullough, writer
1928 Bob Monkhouse, Kent England, comedian (Bonkers)
1928 Georgi Timofeyevich Dobrovolsky, Odessa, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
1929 Yehudi Wyner, composer
1930 Edward Woodward
1930 Edward Woodward
1930 Edward Woodward
1930 Edward Woodward
1930 Edward Woodward
1930 Edward Woodward, Croydon England, actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman)
1930 Matt Poore, cricketer (NZ batsman in 14 tests 1953-56 average 15.43)
1930 Ty Hardin, Ill, actor (Berserk, PT 109) [or Jan 1]
1932 Francis Cameron, cricketer (NZ pace bowler took 61 wickets 1961-65)
1932 Philo [Rolf] Bregstein, Dutch writer (Dingen die niet Voorbijgaan)
1933 Alan "the Horse" Ameche, Wisc, NFL fullback (Baltimore Colts)
1933 Charles Wilson, (Rep-D-TX, 1973- )
1933 Ian Sinclair, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v WI 1956, bowling average 120.00)
1934 Pat Boone
1934 Pat Boone
1934 Pat Boone
1934 Pat Boone
1934 Pat Boone
1934 Pat Boone, Florida, singer/actor (April Love, Cross & Switchblade)
1934 Peter Masterson, Houston Texas, actor (Ambush Bay)
1934 Sylvia Syms, London, actress (Asylum, Moonraker, Shirley Valentine)
1934 Willy Roggeman, Flemish writer (Goldfish, Nardis)
1935 James George, US, weightlifter (Olympic-silver-1960/bronze-1956)
1935 John Edward Porter, (Rep-R-IL, 1980- )
1935 Reverend Ike, SC, evangelist minister (Joy of Living)
1936 Bekim Fehmiu, actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro)
1937 Morgan Freeman
1937 Morgan Freeman
1937 Morgan Freeman
1937 Morgan Freeman
1937 Morgan Freeman
1937 Colleen McCullough, writer (Tim, Indecent Obsession)
1937 Morgan Freeman, Memphis Tn, actor (Driving Mrs Daisy, Glory)
1939 Cleavon Little, Chickasha Okla, actor (Blazing Saddles, Toy Soldiers)
1940 Rene Auberjonois
1940 Rene Auberjonois
1940 Rene Auberjonois
1940 Rene Auberjonois
1940 Rene Auberjonois
1940 Rene Auberjonois, actor (Clayton-Benson, Star Trek Deep Space 9)
1941 Edo de Waart, Amsterdam Holland, conductor (Houston Opera-1976)
1942 Tom Mankiewicz, LA Calif, screenwriter (Diamonds are Forever)
1943 Ely van Tongeren, Dutch guitarist/singer (Buffoons)
1943 Richard Goode, Bronx, concert pianist (1980 Avery Fisher Award)
1944 Robert Powell, England, actor (Jigsaw Man, Shaka Zulu, Secrets)
1945 Frederica Von Stade, Somerville NJ, mezzo-soprano (Die Zauberfl”te)
1945 Linda Scott, singer (Hey Look at Me Now)
1946 Brian Cox, actor (Killer Party, Manhunter)
1946 Carol Neblett, Modesto California, soprano (NYC Opera)
1947 Jonathan Pryce, Welsh actor (Evita, Brazil, Praying Mantis)
1947 Ron Wood, rock guitarist (Faces, Jeff Beck Group, Rolling Stones)
1948 Tom Sneva, US auto racer (Indianapolis 500-1983)
1949 Mike Levine, rock keyboardist/bassist (Triumph)
1950 Annemarie Jorritsma-Lebbink, Dutch minister of Traffic (VVD)
1950 Charlene [D'Angelo], singer (I've Never Been To Me)
1950 Gemma Craven, Dublin, actress (Wagner, Story of Slipper & Rose)
1950 Gennadi Mikhailovich Manakov, colonel/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-10, TM-16)
1950 Graham Russell, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)
1953 Diana Canova, West Palm Beach Fla, actress (Corrine-Soap)
1955 Chiyonofuji, sumo wrestler
1955 Chiyonofuji, sumo wrestler
1955 Lorraine Moller, Boulder Colo, NZ athelete (Olympics-96)
1955 Chiyonofuji, sumo wrestler
1956 Lisa Hartman Black, Houston, singer/actress (Tabitha, Knots Landing)
1956 Robin Mattson, LA Calif, actress (Janet Green-All My Children)
1958 Cathy Hearn, Wash DC, slalom kayak (Olympics-7th-96)
1959 Alan "Wild"er, English rock vocalist/music (Depeche Mode-Wild!)
1960 Simon Gallup, The Cure (or b. Jun 6)
1960 Simon Gallup, The Cure (or b. Jun 6)
1960 Simon Gallup, The Cure (or b. Jun 6)
1960 Simon Gallup, The Cure (or b. Jun 6)
1960 Simon Gallup, The Cure (or b. Jun 6)
1961 Johnny Ray Huston, Mt Vernon IL, PGA golfer (1990 Honda Classic)
1961 Mark Rodenhauser, NFL center (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
1961 Paul Coffey, Weston Ontario, NHL forward (Oilers, Penguins, Red Wings)
1962 Jesse Johnson, rocker (Time)
1962 Sherri Howard, Sherman Tx, 4X400m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1984)
1963 Mike Joyce, rock drummer (Smiths-Ask, Panic, London)
1964 Rashid Patel, cricketer (Indian pace bowler, Lamba incident)
1965 Dan Quinn, Ottawa, NHL center (Phila Flyers)
1965 India Allen, Portsmouth Va, playmate of the year (Dec, 1987)
1967 Carlos van Wanrooy, soccer player (NEC)
1967 Olivier Delaitre, Metz France, tennis star (1991 Guaruja Doubles)
1967 Vernon Turner, WLAF WR (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1968 Jason Donovan, rocker/actor (Neighbors)
1968 Jeff Hackett, London, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks)
1968 Jerry Crafts, WLAF tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
1968 Larry Centers, NFL running back (Arizona Cardinals)
1969 Ari Sulander, hockey goaltender (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998)
1969 Erin Hartwell, Phila, time trial cyclist (Olymp-bronze/silver-92, 96)
1969 Florence Descampe, Brussels Belgium, LPGA golfer (1992 McCall)
1970 Joshua Compston, art impressario
1970 Raylee Johnson, NFL defensive end (SD Chargers)
1970 Scott Couper, WLAF receiver (Scottish Claymores)
1970 Shane Matthews, NFL quarterback (Chic Bears)
1972 Cheryl Abplanalp, Bryn Mawr Penn, team handball wing (Olympics-1996)
1972 Jon Witman, fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1972 Leta Lindley, Phoenix AZ, LPGA golfer (1995 State Farm Rail-3rd)
1972 Nicholas Porzig, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1972 Scott Greene, fullback (Carolina Panthers)
1973 Jeffrey Schiebler, New Westminster BC, 10k/steeplechase (Olympics-96)
1973 Ray Carey, US, 200m butterfly (Olympics-96)
1974 Alanis Morissette
1974 Alanis Morissette
1974 Alanis Morissette
1974 Alanis Morissette
1974 Alanis Morissette
1974 Alanis Nadine Morisette, vocalist (Jagged Little Pill)
1975 Michal Grosek, Gottwaldov Cze, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)
1976 Camille Martens, Vancouver BC, gymnist (Olympics-96)
1978 Karen Kwan, Torrance Calif, figure skater (1995 Pac Coast Sr champ)

Events


794 Charles the Great opens general synod in Frankfurt
1283 Albrecht I van Habsburg becomes ruler of Austrian/Bull market
1459 Pope Pius II opens congress of Mantua
1495 1st written record of Scotch Whiskey appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland, Friar John Cor is the distiller
1526 Parliament of Spiers: Lutheran monarchy freed of their belief
1533 Anna Boleyn crowned queen of England
1562 Emperor Ferdinand & Sultan Suleiman signs treaty
1568 Duke van Alva beheads 18 nobles in Brussels
1608 Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt
1638 First earthquake recorded in U.S., at Plymouth, Mass
1638 First earthquake recorded in U.S., at Plymouth, Mass
1638 1st earthquake recorded in US, at Plymouth, Mass
1641 France & Portugal sign anti-Spanish covenant
1649 Czar Aleksei throws out English merchants from Moscow
1657 1st Quakers arrives in New Amsterdam (NY)
1670 Engl king Charles II & Fr king Louis XIV sign anti-Dutch treaty
1679 Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish
1746 French troops conquer Antwerp
1774 Boston Port Bill: British govt orders Port of Boston closed
1789 1st US congressional act becomes law (on administering oaths)
1792 Kentucky becomes 15th state
1792 Kentucky becomes 15th state
1792 Kentucky admitted as 15th US state
1794 English fleet under Richard Earl Howe defeats French
1796 Tennessee becomes 16th state
1796 Tennessee becomes 16th state
1796 Last of Britain's troops withdraws from US
1796 Tennessee admitted as 16th US state
1808 1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio
1809 Allardyce Barclay begins a bet of walking 1 mile every hour for 1,000 hours. Each hour he walked a « mile round trip from his home
1813 Capt John Lawrence utters Navy motto: 'Don't give up the ship'.
1813 Capt John Lawrence utters Navy motto: 'Don't give up the ship'.
1813 Capt John Lawrence utters Navy motto "Don't give up the ship"
1834 HMS Beagle for anchor in Port Famine, Magallanes Street
1835 6th national black convention (Phila)
1836 Charles Darwin returns to Capetown
1843 It snows in Buffalo & Rochester NY & Cleveland Ohio
1843 Sojourner Truth leaves NY to begin her career as antislavery activist
1845 Homing pigeon ends an 11,000 km trip (Namibia-London) in 55 days.
1845 Homing pigeon ends an 11,000 km trip (Namibia-London) in 55 days.
1845 Homing pigeon completes 11,000 km trip (Namibia-London) in 55 days
1855 US adventurer Wm Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery
1861 1st skirmish in Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va
1861 British territorial waters & ports off-limits during Civil War
1861 Skirmish at Arlington Mills, VA
1861 US & Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange
1862 2nd/last day of battle at Fair Oaks/7 Pines Va (11,165 casualties)
1862 Gen Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at 7 Pines
1862 Slavery abolished in all US possessions
1864 -Nov] Shenandoah Valley campaign
1864 Battle of Cold Harbor, VA (Gaines' Mill, Gaines' Farm)
1864 Confederate cruiser The Georgia sold to The English
1866 General Dutch Typographer Union forms
1866 Renegade Irish Fenians invade Ft Erie Ontario from US
1868 Texas constitutional convention meets in Austin
1869 Voting machine patented (Thomas A Edison)
1872 6th Belmont: James Roe aboard Joe Daniels wins in 2:58¬
1877 Society of American Artists forms
1877 US troops authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico
1880 1st pay telephone installed
1880 US census at 50,155,783
1881 Bell Phone opens 1st Dutch telephone exchange
1888 California gets its 1st seismograph
1890 US census at 62,622,250
1893 Opera "Falstaff" is produced (Berlin)
1898 Trans-Mississippi International Exposition opens in Omaha
1899 Cricket test debut of Wilfred Rhodes & Victor Trumper in Grace's last
1900 British army occupiers Pretoria South-Africa
1902 Blue-White United soccer team of Amsterdam forms
1905 Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition opens in Portland, Oregon
1907 -27øF (-33øC), Sarmiento, Argentina (South American record)
1908 John Krohn begins walk around perimeter of US, which took 357 days
1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition opens in Seattle
1910 SC Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
1911 1st US group insurance policy written, Passaic, NJ
1912 Stormvogels soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
1914 Oscar Egg bicycles world record time (44,247 km)
1915 1st Zeppelin air raid over England
1916 German attack on Fort Vaux, Verdun
1917 Hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I
1918 Excelsior Maassluis soccer team forms in Maassluis
1918 White Sox losing 5-4 against NY Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a triple play
1919 Rhineland Republic forms in Wiesbaden
1920 RKSV Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam
1921 Race riot in Tulsa Okla (21 whites & 60 blacks killed)
1923 NY Giants beat Phillies, 22-5, Giants score in every inning
1925 Lou Gehrig starts in first of 2130 consecutive games, a record.
1925 Lou Gehrig starts in first of 2130 consecutive games, a record.
1925 Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp (1st of record 2130 consec games)
1926 Ignacy Mocicki elected president of Poland
1930 6th French Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats Bill Tilden (36 86 63 61)
1930 6th French Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (62 61)
1930 Alphense Boys soccer team forms in Alphen on Rhine
1930 Bradman scores cricket 191 Australia v Hampshire, 240 mins, 26 fours
1931 Rozenburg soccer team forms in Rozenburg
1932 Lunteren soccer team forms in Lunteren
1933 Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago
1933 Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago
1933 Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago
1933 Charlie Chaplin weds Paulette Goddard
1934 AFC '34 soccer team forms in Alkmaar
1935 Driving test & license plates introduced in England
1935 Yanks set solo HR record with 6 beat Boston 7-2
1936 "Lux Radio Theater" moved from NYC to Hollywood
1936 Queen Mary completes its maiden voyage, arriving in NY
1937 Chic White Sox Bill Dietrich no-hits St Louis Browns, 8-0
1937 Prince Konoye becomes Japanese premier
1938 Protective baseball helmets 1st worn by batters
1938 Superman 1st appears in DC Comics' Action Comics Series issue #1
1939 1st boxing match to be televised, Lon Nova defeats Max Baer
1939 1st night game at Phil's Shribe Park (Pirates 5, Phillies 2)
1939 British sub "Thetis" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard
1939 Retired German Col-gen Gerd von Runstedt returns to service
1940 Coffee & tea rationed in Holland
1940 Gen-mjr Bernard Montgomery returns to London
1940 Nazi occupiers kick Jews out of Dutch air guard
1941 12.59" (31.98 cm) rainfall, Burlington Kansas (state 24-hr record)
1941 British troops occupy Bagdad Iraq
1941 Germany bans all Catholic publications
1941 Germany occupies Kreta
1941 NY Giant Mel Ott hits his 400th HR & his 1,500th RBI
1943 Germany shoots down a civilian flight from Lisbon to London, all die
1943 Pirates Rip Sewell 1st throws his dew-drop (eephus) ball in a game
1944 Gen Montgomery/Patton/Bradley/Dempsey/Crerar meet in Portsmouth
1944 Nazi occupiers make it punishable to give aid to allied pilots
1945 WLB-AM in Minneapolis Minn changes call letters to KUOM
1946 78th Belmont: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:30.8
1946 Spijkenisse soccer team forms in Spijkenisse
1947 OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands
1947 Photosensitive glass developed
1948 Israel & Arabs agree to a cease fire
1949 1st magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
1949 British government grants Cyrenaica (East-Libya) independence
1949 KSL TV channel 5 in Salt Lake City, UT (CBS) begins broadcasting
1949 Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz wed for the second time
1949 Microfilm copies of "Newsweek" magazine 1st offered
1950 WKZO (now WWMT) TV channel 3 in Kalamazoo, MI (CBS) 1st broadcast
1951 1st self-contained titanium plant opens (Henderson Nevada)
1951 International Cheese treaty signed
1952 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cross Country Weathervane Golf Tournament
1952 Catholic church puts Andre Gides "Labor" on the index
1953 KMJ (now KSEE) TV channel 24 in Fresno, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 WDAY TV channel 6 in Fargo, ND (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 Emile Zatopek runs record 6 mile: (27:59.2)/10,000m (28:54.2)
1955 Habib Bourguiba ends exile from Tunisia
1957 1st US runner breaks 4 minute mile (Don Bowden) [see May 5, 1956]
1958 Belgian christian-democrats win parliamentary election
1958 Charles de Gaulle elected premier of France
1958 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Gatlinburg Golf Open
1959 2-time champ Monterrey Mexico barred from 1959 Little League competition for using players outside predetermined geographical area
1959 Constitution of Tunisia promulgated (National Day)
1960 "Finian's Rainbow" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 12 performances
1960 WDTV TV channel 5 in Clarksburg-Weston, WV (CBS) begins broadcasting
1961 FM multiplex stereo broadcasting 1st heard
1962 Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit
1962 Roda JC soccer team reforms in Kerkrade
1962 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m
1963 "El Watusi" by Ray Barreto hits #17
1963 Jomo Kenyatta becomes 1st premier of Kenya
1963 King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, becomes Emperor of Ethiopia
1965 Penzias and Wilson detect 3 degree Kelvin primordial background.
1965 Penzias and Wilson detect 3 degree Kelvin primordial background.
1965 A Penzias & R Wilson detect 3øK primordial background radiation
1965 coal mine explosion in Fukuoka Japan kills 236
1966 2,400 persons attend White House Conference on Civil Rights
1966 George Harrison is impressed by Ravi Shankar's concert in London
1966 Joaquin Balaguer elected president of Dominican Republic
1966 Shortwave station Radio NY Worldwide changes calls from WRUL to WNYW
1967 Beatles release "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band".
1967 Beatles release "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band".
1967 Beatles release Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in US & goes gold
1967 Mayor-council form of government instituted for Washington, DC
1968 100th Belmont: Gus Gustines aboard Stage Door Johnny wins in 2:27.2
1968 Simon & Garfunkel's "Mrs Robinson" hits #1
1969 Tobacco advertising is banned on Canadian radio & TV
1970 "Everything Is Beautiful" by Ray Stevens hits #1
1970 Com Bowie Kuhn reprimands Astro Jim Bouton for writing "Ball Four"
1970 Soyuz 9 launched into Earth orbit for 18 days
1970 Tigers Al Kaline collides with another player & swallows his tongue
1971 "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" opens at Golden NYC for 31 perfs
1971 Ed Sullivan's final TV show on CBS
1972 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 15th Symphony, Dutch premieres in West Berlin
1972 Tswanaland becomes Bophuthatswana in South Africa
1972 West German police arrest RAF-leader Andreas Baader
1973 George Harrison's "Living in the Material World" goes gold
1973 Greek Pres Papadopoulos asks for "parliamentary presidential republic"
1973 Paul McCartney & Wings release "Live & Let Die"
1974 "My Girl Bill" by Jim Stafford hits #12
1974 Bundy victim Brenda Ball disappears from Burien, Wash
1974 Chemical plant explodes in Flixborough Lincs kills 29 in UK
1975 "Chicago" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 947 performances
1975 21st LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth
1975 Calif Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Balt Orioles, 1-0
1975 Cars in Netherlands must have seatbelts
1975 Ron Woods replaces Mick Taylor as Rolling Stone guitarist
1976 Great-Britain & Iceland terminate codfish war
1977 British Virgin Islands adopts constitution
1977 Russia charges Jewish rights activist Anatoly Shcharansky with treason
1977 SC Heerenveen soccer team forms in Heerenveen
1978 Cricket Test debut of David Gower, v Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58
1978 High Council destroys judgment against war criminal Pieter Menten
1979 33rd NBA Championship: Sea Supersonics beat Wash Bullets, 4 games to 1
1979 Rhodesian bishop Able Muzorewa becomes premier
1979 Ted Coombs began a 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC
1979 Wings release "Old Siam, Sir"
1980 1st transmission of CNN, Cable News Network
1980 ANC sets fire to Sasol oil installations in South Africa
1980 Barbra Streisand appears at an ACLU Benefit in Calif
1980 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championshipship
1980 Steve Garvey, hits the 7,000th Dodger home run
1980 Ted Turner's Cable News Network begins broadcasting
1982 Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year
1984 Douglas H Mitchell, QC of Calgary becomes 6th CFL Commissioner
1984 KWK-AM in St Louis MO changes call letters to KGLD
1984 Netherlands' Lubbers govt gives 48 sites for cruise missiles
1984 Weightlifter Alexander Gunyashev of USSR snatches a record 211 kg
1985 "Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody" by David Lee Roth hits #12
1985 Viv Richards scores 300 in a day on the way to 322 v Warwicks cricket
1985 Weird Al Yankovic released his Dare To Be Stupid LP
1986 32nd LPGA Championship won by Pat Bradley
1986 40th Tony Awards: I'm Not Rappaport & Mystery of Edwin Drood win
1987 Phil Niekro 314th combines with Joe to have most wins by bros (530)
1988 "Les Miserables," opens at Shubert Theatre, LA
1988 "Morton Downey Jr Show," debuts in TV syndication
1988 Train crash in Zeeland Neth, kills 2
1989 62nd National Spelling Bee: Scott Isaacs wins spelling spoliator
1989 Margaret Ray pleads guilty to breaking into David Letterman's house
1989 Robin Givens & Mike Tyson granted final divorce in NJ
1990 "Cemetery Club" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 56 perfs
1990 Cowboy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
1990 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974
1990 Dow Jones Avg hits a record high of 2,900.97
1991 Mount Pinatubo (Philippines) erupts for 1st time in 600 years
1991 Roseanne Arnold & Tom Arnold wed again, they divorced later
1992 America West Arena opens in Phoenix
1992 E Lamps (20 year lightbulb) introduced
1992 Snowfall in Colorado
1992 Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games
1993 Brooklyn NY begins recycling
1993 Connie Chung joins Dan Rather as anchors of CBS Evening News
1993 Guatemala president Jorge Serrano overthrown by army
1993 Melchior Ndadaye elected pres of Burundi
1994 FX Channel, Cable Network, debuts
1994 Gen H Norman Schwarzkopf released from hospital after prostate surgery
1994 Guns n Roses drummer Matthew Sorum files to divorce Kai
1995 68th National Spell Bee: Justin Tyler Carroll wins spelling xanthosis
1995 Rangers' Kenny Rogers scoreless inning streak ends after 39
1996 MTV Movie Awards
1996 Sony does not renew lease on megatron in Times Square
1997 10th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $5,400,186
1997 1st NY Women Film Festival opens
1997 51st Tony Awards: Titanic & Last Night of Ballyhoo win
1997 Ameritech Senior Golf Open
1997 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Michelob Light Classic
1997 Donovan Bailey beats Michael Johnson in 150m race
1997 Heartland LPGA Classic
1997 LA Dodger Wilton Guerrero's bat breaks, revealing it is corked
1997 Vijay Singh wins Golf Memorial at Muirfield Village CC, 14 under par

That's All....

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