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Sunday, June 10, 2018.



Birthdays


940 M. Abu'l-Wafa al'Buzjani --998
940 M. Abu'l-Wafa al'Buzjani --998
940 M. Abu'l-Wafa al'Buzjani --998
940 M. Abu'l-Wafa al'Buzjani --998
940 M. Abu'l-Wafa al'Buzjani --998
1613 Johan Georg II, elect of Saxon (1656-80)
1630 Willem van Bemmel, Dutch painter/etcher
1637 Jacques Marquette, jesuit/missionary founder (Chicago)
1688 James III Edward, Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope
1706 John Dollond, owner of 1st patent for achromatic lens
1735 John Morgan, American physician-in-chief of Continental Army
1781 Giovanni Battista Polledro, composer
1782 Amable-G-P B de Barante, French politician/historian
1790 Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul, composer
1791 V clav Hanka, Czech author/interpreter/forger
1808 Friedrich Kaiser, Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card)
1819 J D Gustave Courbet, French realist painter (Demoiselles the la Seine)
1831 W A Remy, composer
1832 Edwin Arnold, English writer (Light of India)
1832 Jules VallŠs, French journalist/communard/author (L'insurg‚)
1832 Nikolaus A Otto, German technician (gas motor, otto motor)
1834 Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (HP Foundation)
1835 Constant A Serrure, Flemish historian
1835 Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane
1836 Yamaoka Tesshu, Japanese swordsman/master of kendo
1838 Meyer E van Beem, actor (Black Venus)
1840 Thomas Fentress Toon, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902
1843 Heinrich von Herzogenberg, composer
1844 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Haagse school)
1844 Karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren und Menschen)
1847 Paul Alexis, French writer (Soir‚es de M‚dan)
1859 Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song)
1861 Josephus T J Cuypers, Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem)
1861 Pierre M M Duhem, French naturalist/philosopher/historian
1863 Louis M A Couperus, Dutch poet/writer (Eline Vere)
1865 Frederick A Cook, US, explorer (claimed falsely to be at North Pole)
1869 Gustave Vanzype, Belgian literary/headed La Gazette
1879 Benjamin Lambord, composer
1879 Dezs” Szab¢, Hungarian writer (Weggevagde Village)
1880 Margit Kaffka, writer
1882 Neville Henderson, British diplomat
1886 Baron Josse Emile van Dievoet, Flemish lawyer
1888 Leo Weismantel, German writer (Der Reiter der Apocalypse)
1889 Cliff Clark, actor (Kid Glove Killer, Golden Hoofs, Vigilante Hideout)
1890 Paul J M Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer/author
1890 Powell Weaver, composer
1890 Sessue Hayakawa, Japan, actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Hell to Eternity)
1891 Al Dubin, Swiss songwriter (Tiptoe Thru the Tulips)
1893 Franz Andr‚, Belgian conductor
1894 Pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight])
1895 Immanuel Velikovsky, writer (Worlds in Collision)
1898 Hattie McDaniel, Wichita, 1st Black to win Oscar (Gone With The Wind)
1898 Virginia Valli, [McSweeney], Chicago IL, actress (Pleasure Garden)
1899 Raoul Salan, Fr/Indochina/Algeria (leader OAS)
1900 Henri Bruning, Dutch literary
1902 Gaston Brenta, composer
1902 J Wouterus van Dieren, Dutch biologist (Terschelling)
1903 Clyde Beatty, US animal trainer/actor (Big Cage)
1903 Theo Lingen, German director/actor (M, Charm of La Boheme) [or Jun 19]
1904 J.G. Semple --1985
1904 J.G. Semple --1985
1904 J.G. Semple --1985
1904 J.G. Semple --1985
1904 Frederick Loewe, composer
1904 Frederick Loewe, composer (Learner & Loewe)
1904 J.G. Semple --1985
1904 Frederick Loewe, composer
1906 Janos Viski, composer
1908 Brinsley Ford, CEO (National Art Collections Fund)
1908 Ernst B Chain, German chemist/bacteriologist (penicillin, Nobel 1945)
1909 Erwin Dressel, composer
1910 Howlin' Wolf, [Chester Arthur Burnett], harmonica (Big City Blues)
1910 Robert Still, composer
1911 C P "Chilla" Christ, cricketer (Qld spinner late 30's)
1911 Ralph Kirkpatrick, Leominster MA, harpsichordist (Domenico Scarlatti)
1911 Terence Rattigan, playwright (Winslow Boy, Browning Version)
1912 Leslie Brown, Bishop (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich)
1912 William Gordon Harris, civil engineer
1913 John Edmunds, composer
1913 Thor Johnson, Wisconsin Rapids Wisconsin, conductor (Cin Symph 1958)
1913 Tikhon Nikoleyevich Khrennikov, composer
1913 Van Carlyle Wilton-Davies, archdeacon Emeritus (Oxford)
1913 Wilbur J Cohen, 1st employee of Social Security System
1914 Polly Hill, Dr/anthropologist
1914 Saul Bellow, Lachine Quebec, author (Mr Sammler's Planet, Nobel 1976)
1915 Saul Bellow
1915 Saul Bellow
1915 Saul Bellow
1915 Saul Bellow
1915 Saul Bellow
1915 Oscar Comras, Bronx, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park)
1916 Bill Waddington, British actor/comedian (Percy-Coronation Street)
1917 William Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford)
1918 Barry Morse, actor (Fugitive-Lt Philip Gerard, Winds of War)
1920 Zbynek Vostrak, composer
1921 Prince Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, Mr Elizabeth II
1921 Philip Mountbatten, Greece, Duke of Edinburgh/Prince, Mr Elizabeth II
1921 Prince Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, Mr Elizabeth II
1922 Judy Garland
1922 Judy Garland
1922 Judy Garland
1922 Judy Garland
1922 Judy Garland, actress/singer, traveled over the rainbow.
1922 Judy Garland
1922 Judy Garland, [Frances Gumm], Mich, actress/singer (Wizard of Oz)
1922 Rose Moffard, (acting Gov-AZ)
1922 Judy Garland, actress/singer, traveled over the rainbow.
1923 Earl Hamner Jr, Schuyler Va, TV narrator (Waltons)
1923 Robert Maxwell, [Jan Hoch], Czech, billionaire/CEO (NY Daily News)
1925 Don Costa, actor (Impossible Years, Soul of Nigger Charlie)
1925 Nat Hentoff, columnist/novelist (Village Voice, The Cold Society)
1926 June Haver, Rock Island, actress (Dolly Sisters, Girl Next Door)
1926 Lionel Jeffries, actor (Fanny, Prisoner of Zenda)
1926 Willem Oltmans, Dutch journalist (Outlawed, Free as a Bird)
1927 Michael Walsh, major-general/director (Overseas Relations)
1928 Maurice Sendak, children's author, illustrator, set designer
1928 Asher Wallfish, journalist
1928 Maurice Sendak, NYC, author/illustrator (Where The Wild Things Are)
1928 Maurice Sendak, children's author, illustrator, set designer
1929 James A. McDivitt, U.S. astronaut (Gemini 4, Apollo 9)
1929 Harald Juhnke, Berlin Germany, actor (Guitars of Love)
1929 James McDivitt, Chicago, Brig Gen USAF/astronaut (Gemini 4, Apollo 9)
1929 Vasile Herman, composer
1929 James A. McDivitt, U.S. astronaut (Gemini 4, Apollo 9)
1931 Jim [Purvis] Ferree Jr, Pine Bluff NC, PGA golfer (1958 Vancouver)
1932 Gardner McKay, NYC, actor (Pleasure Seekers, Boots & Saddles)
1932 George Burns, British TV host
1932 J Bennett Johnston, (Sen-D-LA, 1972- )
1933 F. Lee Bailey
1933 F. Lee Bailey
1933 F. Lee Bailey
1933 F. Lee Bailey
1933 F. Lee Bailey
1933 F Lee Bailey, Waltham Mass, attorney (Sam Shepard case, OJ case)
1934 Nicolas Roussakis, composer
1934 Paul Gibson, British high court judge
1935 Tom Pendry, MP (Labour)
1936 Graham Carleton Greene, literary agent
1937 Richard Foreman, NYC, theatrical director (Daily Life)
1939 Alexandra Stewart, Montr‚al, actress (In Praise of Older Women)
1939 Guy Harwood, horse trainer
1940 John William Stevens, jazz drummer
1941 Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)
1941 Jurgen Prochnow, actor (Das Boot)
1941 Shirley Owens Alston, Passaic NJ, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy)
1941 Soraya Khashoogi, Leicester England, wife (Adrian Khashoogi)
1942 Janet Vogel, rocker (Skyliners)
1943 Jeff Greenfield, NYC, media commentator (Firing Line, Nightline)
1943 Simon Jenkins, editor (Times)
1944 Rick Price, rocker (Move)
1945 Martin Wesley-Smith, composer
1945 Ron Glass, Evansville Ind, actor (Ron-Barney Miller, New Odd Couple)
1946 Matthew Fisher, England, keyboardist (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
1946 Mensje F van Keulen-van der Steen, Dutch writer (Bleeker's Summer)
1947 Ken Singleton, Mt Vernon NY, baseball player (Orioles)
1949 Kevin Corcoran, actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland)
1951 Burglinde Pollak, German DR, pentathlete (Olympics-bronze-1972)
1951 Dan Fouts, NFL QB (San Diego Chargers)
1951 Vicky Latta, Auckland NZ, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)
1955 Andrew Stevens, Memphis Tn, actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury)
1959 Timothy Van Patten, Bkln NY, actor (White Shadow, Master)
1961 Maxi Priest, [Max Elliott], Jamaican/English singer (Wild World)
1962 Brent Sutter, Viking, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
1962 Duane Sutter, NHL player (NY Islander)
1962 Floris Jansen, cricketer (Netherlands pace bowler 1996 World Cup)
1963 Elisabeth Shue, actress (Cocktail, Adv in Babysitting)
1964 Pete Jordan, Elmhurst IL, Nike golfer (1992 Fresno Open-2nd)
1965 Claudio Mezzadri, Switzerland, tennis star
1965 Elizabeth Hurley, Basingstroke England, actress (Christabel)
1965 Linda Evangelista, Canada, super model/actress (Catwalk, Unzipped)
1965 Vincent Perez, actor (The Crow-City of Angels)
1966 Elizabeth Hurley
1966 Elizabeth Hurley
1966 Elizabeth Hurley
1966 Elizabeth Hurley
1966 Elizabeth Hurley
1966 Doug McKeon, NJ, actor (Big Shamus Little Shamus, Centennial)
1967 Human Beatbox, [Darren Robinson], rocker (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
1968 Kevin Donnalley, NFL guard/tackle (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1968 Susan Haskell, actress (Marty-One Life to Live, Strictly Business)
1969 Fred Foggie, WLAF cornerback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1969 Tony McCoy, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
1970 David Wilson, WLAF safety (Scottish Claymores)
1970 Laurel Korholz, La Jolla Calif, rower (Olympics-4th-96)
1971 DeWayne Dotson, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
1971 Jeff Rodgers, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1971 Leanza Cornet, TV host (Entertainment Tonight)
1972 C J Richardson, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks)
1972 David Dunn, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
1972 Edward Reevey, St John NB, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 SC Intercol)
1972 Pat Johnson, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
1973 Brandon Sanders, safety (NY Giants)
1973 Carl Kidd, NFL defensive back (Oakland Raiders)
1973 David Friedman, LA Calif, actor (Jason-Little House on the Prairie)
1973 Wade Miller, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1976 Lisa Jean Costantino, Miss USA-Vermont (1997)
1982 Tara Lipinski
1982 Tara Lipinski
1982 Tara Lipinski
1982 Tara Lipinski
1982 Tara Lipinski
1982 Tara Lipinski, Philadelphia Pa, figure skater (1997 World Champ)
1991 James Cleveland McFadden-Talbot, son of Gates McFaden (Star Trek NG)

Events


National Day, celebrated in Portugal.
National Day, celebrated in Portugal.
1358 French boer leader Guillaume Cale captured
1538 Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neurenberg
1540 Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister
1605 Valse Dimitri crowned Russian tsar for 1st time
1610 1st Dutch settlers arrive (from NJ), to colonize Manhattan Island
1624 Netherlands & France sign anti-Spanish Treaty of CompiŠgne
1627 Piet Heyn conquerors 38 ships at bay of Salvador
1639 First American log cabin at Ft Christina (Wilmington, Del).
1639 First American log cabin at Ft Christina (Wilmington, Del).
1639 1st American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware)
1648 Moscow's people uprise against regent Boris Morozov
1652 In Boston, John Hull opens the 1st mint in America
1682 Tornado in Connecticut uproots a 3' diameter oak tree
1720 Mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard
1752 Ben Franklin flies a kite in a thunderstorm, shocking!
1752 Ben Franklin flies a kite in a thunderstorm, shocking!
1752 Ben Franklin's kite is struck by lightning-what a shock!
1760 NY passes 1st effective law regulating practice of medicine
1761 Puritan version of "Othello" opens in Newport Rhode Island
1772 British revenue cutter "Gaspee" is burned by Rhode Islanders.
1772 British revenue cutter "Gaspee" is burned by Rhode Islanders.
1772 Burning of Gasp‚e, British revenue cutter, by Rhode Islanders
1776 Continental Congress appoints a committee to write a Decl of Ind
1793 1st public zoo opens in Paris
1793 Washington replaced Philadelphia as US capital
1794 Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Phila, forms
1794 France revolutionary regime begins trials
1801 State of Tripoli declares war on the US
1801 State of Tripoli declares war on the US
1801 Tripoli declares war on US for refusing tribute
1809 1st US steamboat to a make an ocean voyage leaves NY for Phila
1818 Pesaro opera theater opens with Rossini's "La gaza ladra"
1826 Sultan Mahmud II rebellious elite corp, slaughter 20,000 in Turkey
1834 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails Pacific Ocean
1846 Robert Thomson obtains an English patent on a rubber tire
1847 Chicago Tribune begins publishing
1848 1st telegraph link between NYC & Chicago
1848 Battle at Vicenza: Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte
1850 Millard Fillmore sworn-in as president of US (replacing Taylor)
1854 Georg F.B. Reiman proposes that space is curved
1854 Georg F.B. Reiman proposes that space is curved
1854 Georg F B Reiman proposes that space is curved
1857 England passes an act putting Canada on the decimal currency system
1861 Battle of Big Bethel VA (Bethel Church, Great Bethal)-Union retreats
1863 Battle of Brice's Crossroads, Miss; Forrest w/3500 defeats 8000 Feds
1864 Battle of Kellar's Bridge KY (Licking River)
1864 Battle of Waynesboro VA
1865 Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" 1st performance Mnich Germany
1868 2nd Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard General Duke wins in 3:02
1869 The 'Agnes' arrives in New Orleans with the first ever shipment of frozen beef.
1869 The 'Agnes' arrives in New Orleans with the first ever shipment of frozen beef.
1869 'Agnes'arrives in New Orleans with 1st ever shipment of frozen beef
1871 5th Belmont: W Miller aboard Harry Basset wins in 2:56
1876 10th Belmont: William Donohue aboard Algerine wins in 2:40«
1880 Charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning
1882 Anti-colonization mass society of Alexandria Egypt kills 50 Europeans
1890 24th Belmont: Pike Barnes aboard Burlington wins in 2:07.75
1891 25th Belmont: Ed Garrison aboard Foxford wins in 2:08.75
1892 Wilbert Robinson sets record by going 7-for-7 in a 9-inning game
1893 27th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Commanche wins in 1:53¬
1898 US Marines land at Cuba in Spanish-American War.
1898 US Marines land at Cuba in Spanish-American War.
1898 US Marines land in Cuba, during Spanish-American War
1899 Improved Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks forms in Cincinnati
1902 Patent for window envelope granted to H F Callahan
1905 1st forest fire lookout tower placed in operation, Greenville, Me
1908 1st flying club, Aeronautical Society of NY, opens
1911 Queen Wilhelmina opens Rembrandt house in Amsterdam
1915 British/French troops conquer German colony of Cameroon
1915 Girl Scouts founded
1916 48th Belmont: E Haynes aboard Friar Rock wins in 2:22
1916 Great Arab Revolt begin
1917 60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin (banned 41 years)
1917 Limburgse mine workers strike
1921 Babe Ruth becomes all time homerun champ with 120 of them.
1921 Babe Ruth becomes all time homerun champ with 120 of them.
1921 Babe Ruth becomes all time HR champ with #120 (Gavvy Cravath)
1922 54th Belmont: C H Miller aboard Pillory wins in 2:18.8
1924 1st political convention broadcast on radio-Republicans at Cleveland
1926 Phillies Russ Wrightstone hits for the cycle
1930 Winnipeg Rugby Football Club forms
1931 Norway occupies East-Greenland
1932 First demonstration of artificial lightning Pittsfield Mass.
1932 First demonstration of artificial lightning Pittsfield Mass.
1932 1st demonstration of artificial lightning Pittsfield Mass
1932 67th British Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 283 at Prince's England
1933 37th US Golf Open: Johnny Goodman shoots a 287 at North Shore Ill
1933 65th Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Hurryoff wins in 2:32.6
1934 Italy beats Czechoslovakia 2-1 (OT) in soccer's 2nd World Cup at Rome
1934 USSR & Romania regain diplomatic relations
1935 Alcoholics Anonymous formed in Akron by Dr Robert Smith
1935 Alcoholics Anonymous formed in Akron by Dr Robert Smith
1935 Dr Robert Smith & William Wilson of Akron form Alcoholics Anonymous
1938 Charlie Barnett makes 98 by lunch v Australia at Trent Bridge
1939 Barney Bear, cartoon character, by MGM, debuts
1940 Italy declares war on France and Britain
1940 Italy declares war on France and Britain
1940 French government moves to Bordeaux
1940 German "Dutch Q-ship Atlantis" sinks Norwegian tanker
1940 German 5th Armour division occupies Rouen
1940 Italy declares war on France & Britain during WW II
1940 Norway surrenders to nazis
1942 Massacre at Lidice (Czechoslovakia), Gestapo kills 173
1942 Nazis burn village of Lidice Bohemia, as reprisal of killing Heydrich
1943 FDR becomes 1st US pres to visit a foreign country during wartime
1943 FDR signs withholding tax bill into law (this is W-2 Day!)
1944 Joe Nuxhall at 15 becomes youngest ML baseball player
1944 Joe Nuxhall, 15, of Cin Reds is youngest player in major league
1944 Nazi murders in Oradour-sur-Glane, France
1945 US destroyer William D Porter ("Willie Dee") sunk by kamikaze
1946 Italian Republic established
1946 Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, ends term as 1st director of CIA Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, becomes 2nd director of CIA
1949 Istvan Dobi becomes Hungarian premier
1950 50th US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 287 at Merion Golf Club PA
1950 82nd Belmont: William Boland aboard Middleground wins in 2:28.6
1950 Germany doesn't annex Oder-Neissegrens
1952 Chic White Sox Sam Mele is 6th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (4th)
1952 Pres Truman desires nationalizing steel industry
1952 St Louis Browns fire manager Rogers Hornsby
1954 PBS reaches San Francisco: KQED (Channel 9) starts broadcasting.
1954 PBS reaches San Francisco: KQED (Channel 9) starts broadcasting.
1954 KQED TV channel 9 in SF, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1954 PBS reaches SF: KQED (Channel 9) starts broadcasting
1955 1st separation of virus into component parts reported
1955 KWEX TV channel 41 in San Antonio, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
1956 16th modern Olympiad equestrian events open in Stockholm
1956 Marlene Bauer Hagge wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
1957 3rd LPGA Championship won by Louise Suggs
1957 Harold MacMillan becomes British PM
1957 John Diefenbacker (C) elected PM of Canada
1959 Rocky Colovito hits 4 consecutive HRs in 1 game
1962 A record 54 home runs hit in baseball
1962 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 3¬"
1962 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Austin Civitan Golf Tournament
1963 JFK signs law for equal pay for equal work for men & women
1964 Rolling Stones record their 12x5 album at Chess Studios in Chicago
1964 Southern filibuster on civil rights bill ends; cloture invoked
1966 Beatles "Paperback Writer" is released in UK
1966 Beatles record "Rain," 1st to use reverse tapes
1966 Cleve Indian Sonny Siebert no-hits Wash Senator, 2-0
1966 Janis Joplin's 1st live concert (Avalon Ballroom in SF)
1966 Mamas & Papas win gold record for "Monday, Monday"
1967 15,000 attend Fantasy Faire & Magic Mountain Music Festival, Calif
1967 Israel, Syria, Jordan, Iraq & Egypt end "6-Day War" with UN help
1967 USSR drops diplomatic relations with Israel
1968 "Danny Thomas Hour," last airs on NBC-TV
1968 AL games at Balt & Chicago postponed honoring Robert Kennedy
1968 KCFW TV channel 9 in Kalispell, MT (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1968 WHTV (now WTZH) TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (NBC/CBS) 1st broadcast
1971 11 die in a train crash in Salem Ill
1971 44th National Spelling Bee: Jonathan Knisely wins spelling shalloon
1972 104th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:28
1972 Elvis Presley records a live album at NY's Madison Square Garden
1972 Hank Aaron's grandslammer (14) ties him for NL lead with Gil Hodges & moves him ahead of Willie Mays as #2 HR hitter (649)
1973 19th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills
1973 NASA launches Radio Astronomy Explorer 49 into lunar orbit
1974 Mike Schmidt hits a ball off public address speaker on Astrodome roof
1974 Rumor's govt in Italy resigns
1975 Rockefeller panel reports on 300,000 illegal CIA files on Americans
1975 Yanks sponsor Army Day at temporary home, Shea Stadium during 21-gun salute, part of fence is blown away, & another part is set afire
1976 49th National Spelling Bee: Tim Kneale wins spelling narcolepsy
1976 67,000 fans attends Wings concert at Seattle's Kingdome
1977 Apple Computer ships its first Apple II.
1977 Apple Computer ships its first Apple II.
1977 Apple Computer ships its 1st Apple II
1977 James Earl Ray (Martin Luther King's killer) escapes from prison
1978 110th Belmont: Steve Cauthen aboard Affirmed wins in 2:26.8
1978 Yankees trade Ken Holzman for Ron Davis
1979 25th LPGA Championship won by Donna Caponi Young
1979 49th French Mens Tennis: Bj”rn B”rg beats Victor Pecci (63 61 67 64)
1979 Balt Orioles pull their 8th triple play (5-4-3 vs Cleve)
1979 Pope John Paul II visits Poland
1981 IRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail
1981 Pete Rose ties Stan Musial's NL record of 3,630 hits
1981 Sebastian Coe of England sets 800m record (1:41.73) in Florence
1981 Seven Brothers Square in Bronx named honoring 7 Santini Bro Moving Co
1982 "Taxi," last airs on ABC, moves to NBC in the fall
1982 Battle of Sultan Yakoub - 3 IDF members captured
1982 Israeli troops reach outskirts of Beirut
1982 John N McMahon replaces Bobby R Inman becomes deputy director of CIA
1984 38th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
1984 54th French Men Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (36 26 64 75 75)
1984 Ivan Lendl wins French Open, his 1st grand slam title
1984 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Kids Golf Classic
1984 US missile shot down an incoming missile in space for 1st time
1984 Zhu Jian Hua of China high jumps a record 7'10" (2.39m)
1985 19th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers, B Mandrell
1985 Claus von Bulow acquitted on charges he tried to murder his wife
1985 Coca Cola announces they'd bring back their 99-year-old formula
1985 French agents blow up Greenpeace boat Rainbow Warrior near NZ
1986 A Bartlett Giamatti becomes president of baseball's NL
1987 Discovery's SRBs & External Tank are mated
1988 Greatest number of participants (31,678) on a bicycle tour (London)
1989 "Tales From The Crypt," TV Anthology, debuts on HBO
1989 121st Belmont: Pat Day aboard Easy Goer wins in 2:26
1989 59th French Womens Tennis: A Sanchez Vicario beats S Graf (76 36 75) favored Steffi Graf, also 1st Spaniard to win a grand slam title
1990 "Accomplice" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 52 perfs
1990 "Meet Me in St Louis" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 253 perfs
1990 60th French Mens Tennis: Andres Gomez beats A Agassi (63 26 64 64)
1990 8th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus
1990 Burger King begins using Newman's Own Salad Dressing
1990 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers for 1st time since 1974 in Portland
1990 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
1990 Rap group 2 Live crew members arrested in Fla for obscenity
1991 "Twin Peaks," on ABC-TV
1991 25th Music City News Country Awards: Ricky Van Shelton
1991 Mother of All Parades-NYC welcomes desert storm troops
1991 South Florida & Denver picked for 1993 NL franchises
1992 "Price" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 47 performances
1992 Intelsat K launched
1993 "She Loves Me" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 61 performances
1994 Biggest European clock ever (9100 kg/(237) 2.5 m) at Aarle-Rixtel
1994 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1994 Jennifer Capriati, tennis ace, checks out of drug abuse clinic
1995 "Month in the Country" closes at Roundabout Theater NYC after 79 perfs
1995 127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32
1995 65th French Womens Tennis: Steffi Graff beats A.S. Vicario (76 46 60)
1995 Orioles Jeff Manto, hits his 4th consecutive homer
1996 30th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson
1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Toledo OH on WBUZ 106.5 FM
1996 Intel releases 200 mhz pentium chip
1996 Stanley Cup: Colo Avalanche sweep Florida Panthers in 4 games
1996 Colo Avalanche sweeps Fla Panthers by winning 1-0 in 6 periods
1997 Feng Yun-2B Long March 3 Launch (China), Successful
1997 Kevin Brown of Florida Marlins no hits SF Giants 9-0
1999 Microsoft Corp. releases Windows 98 Second Edition.
1999 Microsoft Corp. releases Windows 98 Second Edition.
1999 Microsoft Corp. releases Windows 98 Second Edition.
1999 Microsoft Corp. releases Windows 98 Second Edition.
1999 Microsoft Corp. releases Windows 98 Second Edition.

That's All....

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