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Monday, June 11, 2018.



Birthdays


1572 Ben Johnson, playwright
1572 Ben Jonson, England, playwright/poet (Volpone, Alchemist)
1572 Ben Johnson, playwright
1672 Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer
1697 Francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist
1704 Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer
1719 Franz K von Velbruck, German free mason/prince-bishop of Luik
1723 J G Palitzsch, 1st saw Halley's comet on return, Prolitz
1740 Luigi Gatti, composer
1776 John Constable, English painter.
1776 John Constable, England, landscape painter (Hay Wain)
1776 John Constable, English painter.
1807 James Findlay Schenck, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882
1808 Charles Henry Poor, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882
1816 Robert Huston Milroy, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1822 Samuel Davis Sturgis, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1889
1823 James Lawson Kemper, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895
1829 Hendrik Gerhard, Founder (Dutch Social-Democratic)
1840 Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter/etser
1842 Alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician
1842 Carl PG von Linde, German engineer/physicist (Linde-proc‚d‚)
1847 Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader of English women's movement.
1847 Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader (English women's movement)
1847 Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader of English women's movement.
1861 Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer
1863 Eduard David, German undersecretary (constitution of Weimar)
1864 Richard Strauss, German composer (Also Sprach Zarathrustra)
1864 Richard Georg Strauss, Munich Germany, composer (Don Quixote)
1864 Richard Strauss, German composer (Also Sprach Zarathrustra)
1865 Jan H Leopold, Dutch poet (translated Omar Khayyam)
1867 Charles Fabry, discovered ozone layer in the upper atmosphere.
1867 Charles Fabry, discoverer (ozone layer in upper atmosphere)
1867 Charles Fabry, discovered ozone layer in the upper atmosphere.
1874 Richard Stohr, composer
1876 Alfred L Kroeber, Hoboken NJ, author (Anthropologist looks at History)
1879 Roger P Bresnaham, hall of fame catcher/manager
1880 Jeannette Rankin, first woman elected to Congress (from Montana).
1880 Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana)
1880 Jeannette Rankin, first woman elected to Congress (from Montana).
1883 Frank O King, Cashton Wisc, cartoonist (Gasoline Alley)
1886 David Steinman, NYC, bridge designer (Hudson, Triborough)
1886 Lillian Fontaine, Reading England, actress (Suddenly it's Spring)
1889 Wesley Ruggles, actor/producer/director (Keystone Kops)
1892 Edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic
1895 Nikolai A Bulganin, Gorki Russia, premier of USSR (1955-58)
1897 Bruno Frei, writer
1899 George Frederick McKay, composer
1899 Yasonari Kawabata, Japan, novelist (Thousand Cranes)
1900 Lawrence E Spivak, Bkln NY, news panelist (Meet the Press)
1902 Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, composer
1903 Ernie Nevers, NFL fullback (Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Cardinals)
1904 Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, jazz pianist/singer (Boogie Woogie Piano)
1904 Daphne Fielding, socialite/writer
1904 Emil Frantisek Burian, composer
1906 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, bishop
1907 Paul Mellon, philanthropist.
1907 Anton D Hildebrand, children's book writer (Man in the Moon)
1907 Jose Bernabe Marino Barreto y Casanova, pianist vocalist bandleader
1907 Paul Mellon, US, oil magnate/pres (Washington National Gallery of Art)
1907 Paul Mellon, philanthropist.
1910 Jacques-Yves Cousteau, explorer, captain of the "Calypso".
1910 Carmine Coppola, composer/conductor (Godfather II, Apocalypse Now)
1910 Jacques-Yves Cousteau, France, oceanic explorer (Calypso)
1910 Jacques-Yves Cousteau, explorer, captain of the "Calypso".
1911 Russ Hodges, Dayton Tn, sportscaster (Wednesday Night Fights)
1912 Mukhtar Ashrafi, composer
1912 William Baziotes, painter (abstract expressionist)
1913 John Elliott Terry, managing director (National Film Finance Corp)
1913 Revaz Kondrat'yevich Gabichvadze, composer
1913 Ris‰ Stevens, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Met Opera)/actor (Going My Way)
1913 Vince Lombardi, NFL coach (Green Bay Packers)
1914 Gerald Mohr, NYC, actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue)
1914 Hendrik Berkhof, Dutch theologist (Church & Emperor)
1914 Henry G Cisheros, (Mayor-D-San Antonio)
1914 Jack Mann, pilot/hostage
1915 David Kindersley, font designer/cutter
1917 James Bostock, painter/engraver
1918 Nelson Mandela, President (South Africa)
1919 Richard Todd, Ireland, actor (Dorian Gray, Assassin Yangtse Incident)
1920 Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, King of Nepal (1955-72)
1920 Hazel Scott, Trinidad, singer/pianist (Hazel Scott)
1920 Irving Howe, US, writer/critic (World of Our Fathers)
1920 Robert Hutton, Kingston NY, actor (Torture Garden, Rocket)
1921 Beatrice "Fiet" van Ommeren-Samson, Suriname writer
1921 Michael Meyer, UK, novelist/Ibsen translator (Hedda Gabler)
1922 Erving Goffman, sociologist (presentation of self in everyday life)
1922 John Bromfield, South Bend In, actor (Easy to Love)
1922 Michael Cacoyannis, director (Zorba the Greek, Trojan Women)
1922 Tony Charmoli, director/choreographer (Dinah Shore, Danny Kaye)
1923 Gerard Vaughn, MP (Conservative)
1925 William Styron, Va, novelist (Confess of Nat Turner, Sophie's Choice)
1926 Brother Dave Gardner, Novelty singer/comedian
1926 Carlisle Floyd, Latta SC, composer (Slow Dusk)
1927 Beryl Grey, prima ballerina
1927 Eric St Eval Atkinson, cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59)
1927 John Aspinall, owner (casino, zoos)
1927 Josef Anton Reidl, composer
1927 Marcus Fox, conservative MP/chairman (1922 Committee)
1928 Fabiola de Mora y Arag˘n, Spanish Queen of Belgium
1928 Gerard van Leijenhorst, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior (CDA)
1930 Anatoli Fyodorovich Voronov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup)
1930 Charles B Rangel, (Rep-D-NY, 1971- )
1931 Lord Cameron of Lochbroom, lord advocate
1931 Lucianna Paluzzi, Rome Italy, actress (Five Fingers, Thunderball)
1931 Tab Hunter, NYC, actor (Tab Hunter Show)
1932 Athol Fugard, Middleburg S Africa, anti-apartheid writer (Blood Knot)
1932 Timothy Sainsbury, British minister of state
1933 Jud Strunk, Jamestown NY, singer/comedian (Laugh-In)
1934 Anthony Evans, British high court judge
1934 Pookie Hudson, vocalist (Goodnite Sweetheart Goodnite-Spaniels)
1935 Gene Wilder
1935 Gene Wilder
1935 Gene Wilder
1935 Gene Wilder
1935 Gene Wilder
1935 Gene Wilder, [Jerome Silbermann], Milwaukee, actor (Silver Streak)
1935 Sheikh Fazalur Rehman, cricketer (played 1 Test Pakistan v WI 1958)
1936 Chad Everett
1936 Chad Everett
1936 Chad Everett
1936 Chad Everett
1936 Chad Everett
1936 Chad Everett, South Bend In, actor (Medical Center, Airplane II)
1936 George Bryan Ingham, artist
1937 Johnny Brown, St Petersburg Fla, comedian (Good Times, Leslie Uggams)
1939 Barry George Barrington Porter, politician
1939 Barry Porter, MP (Conservative)
1939 Christina Crawford, author, Joan's daughter (Mommie Dearest)
1939 Jackie Stewart, Scotland, driver/sports announcer (27 Grand Prix)
1939 Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket player/journalist
1939 Wilma Burgess, country-pop singer
1940 Joey Dee, Passaic NJ, singer (Hey Let's Twist, 2 Tickets to Paris)
1942 Somachandra De Silva, cricketer (Sri Lankan leg-spinner 1982-84)
1944 Alan Horworth, MP
1944 Barry Stevens, British/Neth, choreographer (Personals, Young Again)
1944 James "Ox" D A van Hoften, Fresno Calif, astronaut (STS 11, STS 20)
1945 Adrienne Barbeau
1945 Adrienne Barbeau
1945 Adrienne Barbeau
1945 Adrienne Barbeau
1945 Adrienne Barbeau
1945 Adrienne Barbeau, Sacramento Calif, actress (Maude, Swamp Thing)
1946 Jenny Pittman, horse trainer
1946 John Lawton, British rock singer (Uriah Heep)
1946 Michael Wilkes, commander (UK Field Army)
1946 Richard Pietraá, writer
1947 Glenn Leonard, R&B singer (Temptations)
1948 Anthony Nelson, British Sec of Treasury
1948 Skip Alan, [Alan Skipper], drummer (Them, Pretty Things)
1948 Stephen Schnetzer, Boston Mass, actor (Cass Winthrop-Another World)
1949 Frank Beard, rocker (ZZ Top-She Got Legs, Fandango)
1949 George Willig, stuntman (climbed World Trade Center in 1977)
1950 Debbie "Pokey" Watson, US, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)
1950 Lindsey de Paul, singer
1950 Michael Swan, Palo Alto Calif, actor (Duncan-As The World Turns)
1951 Collis King, cricketer (WI all-rounder late 70s)
1951 Jan Fransen, Dutch MP (VVD)
1951 Maren Seidler, Bkln NY, shot putter (Olympics-11th-1968)
1951 Mark D Siljander, (Rep-R-MI, 1981- )
1951 Mithra Wettimuny, cricketer (bro of Sidath 2 Tests for SL v NZ 1983)
1952 Donnie Van Zant, rock vocalist (.38 Special)
1952 Russell Hitchcock, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)
1953 Peter Bergman, actor (All My Children, Starland Vocal Band)
1954 Gary Fencik, NFL defensive back (Chicago Bears)
1954 John Dyson, cricketer (NSW & Australian opening batsman)
1955 Tony Allcock, bowler
1956 Joe Montana
1956 Joe Montana
1956 Joe Montana
1956 Joe Montana
1956 Joe Montana
1956 Joe Montana, NFL quarterback (SF 49ers)
1957 Bruce Plummer, Seattle Wash, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 West Coast)
1958 Deborah Vidal, Ponce Puerto Rico, LPGA golfer (1994 Oldsmobile-19th)
1959 Hugh Laurie, actor (Strapless)
1962 Michael Kenny, WLAF offensive assistant (Scottish Claymores)
1963 Max Stevens, Millmeran QLD, Australasia golfer
1963 Tommy Barnhardt, NFL punter (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers, TB Bucs)
1964 Kim Gallagher, Phila, 800m runner (Olympic-silver-1984)
1965 Anthony Painter, Milton NSW, Australasia golfer
1965 Giola Bruno, rocker (Expose)
1965 Joe Cain, NFL linebacker (Chic Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
1966 Scott Mellanby, Montreal, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
1966 Tiffany Cohen, Culver City Calif, swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-1984)
1967 Clare Carey, actress (Kelly Fox Rosebrock-Coach)
1967 John Doherty, pitcher
1967 Mario Chitarroni, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
1968 Staci Baldwin, Miss Washington USA (1996)
1969 Johan Hansma, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1969 Nancy Blogg, Swiss dancer (Josephine)
1970 Brock Marion, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
1970 Roman Kontsek, hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
1970 William Selby, Monroeville MI, infielder (Boston Red Sox)
1971 Dion Foxx, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
1971 Duane Dmytryshyn, CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts)
1972 Andrew Peterson, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
1972 Joe O'Brien, WLAF defensive tackle (Scottish Claymores)
1973 Lance Johnstone, defensive end (Oakland Raiders)
1973 Robby Kiger, Encino Calif, actor (Josh Fox-Crazy Like a Fox)
1973 Tony McKenzie, WLAF guard (London Monarchs)
1974 Emilee Klein, Santa Monica CA, LPGA golfer (1995 SAFECO Classic-2nd)
1974 Tanya Pogatchnik, Miss Montana USA (1996)
1974 Tatiana Ignatieva, Minsk Belarus, tennis star (1994 Futures-Sopot POL)
1976 Scott Guyton, Tokoroa NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1978 Joshua Jackson, actor (Mighty Ducks)
1978 Leah Sexton, Miss Missouri Teen USA (1996)
1986 Brighton Hertford, actress (BJ Jones-General Hospital)
1989 Jeff Linton Osbourne, son of Jeffrey & Sheri

Events


Kamehameha Day (celebrated in Hawaii).
Kamehameha Day (celebrated in Hawaii).
1231 Harderwijk becomes a city
1488 Battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland
1509 King Henry VIII marries wife #1 Catharina of Arag˘n
1517 Sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay
1572 Spanish co-land guardian duke of Medinaceli arrives in Lock
1578 England grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore & colonize US
1644 Florentine scientist describe invention of barometer
1666 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
1676 Battle at ™land: Danish & Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden
1685 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II
1690 English king Willem III departs to Ireland
1699 England, France & Neth agree on 2nd Extermination treaty of Spain
1726 Cardinal Fleury succeeds duke of Bourbon as French premier
1742 Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove
1770 Capt Cook runs aground on Australian Great Barrier Reef
1770 Capt Cook runs aground on Australian Great Barrier Reef
1770 Capt James Cook discovers Great Barrier Reef off Australia
1774 Jews of Algiers escape attack of Spanish Army
1776 Continental Congress create a committee to draft Decl of Independence
1788 1st British ship built on Pacific coast begun at Nootka Sound, BC
1793 1st American stove patent is granted to Robert Haeterick
1816 Gas Light Co of Baltimore founded
1838 Iowa Territory is organized
1859 Comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada.
1859 Comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada.
1859 Comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada
1864 -12] Battle of Trevillian Station, VA (Central Railroad)
1864 300' (90 m) of Meigg's Wharf washed away in storm
1864 Battle at Cynthiana Kentucky: Gen Hobsons unit caught
1864 Battle of Laurel Hill, WV
1864 Battle of Trevillian Station, VA (Central Railroad)
1864 Confederate warship CSS Alabama runs into harbor of Cherbourg
1870 1st-stone Amstel Brewery opens in Amsterdam
1876 Republicans pick Rutherford B Hayes as presidental candidate
1878 DC is given a new govt by Congress, 3 commissioners appointed by president (change in 1974)
1891 Puerto Rican flag adopted
1895 First auto race.
1895 First auto race.
1895 1st auto race
1895 Charles E Duryea patents a gas-driven automobile
1896 US Assay Office in Deadwood South Dakota authorized
1898 1st US Marines land in Cuba during Spanish-American War
1898 23rd Preakness: Willie Simms aboard Sly Fox wins in 1:49.75
1898 600 US marines land at Guantanamo Cuba
1898 Emperor De Zong proclaims reforms in Peking
1900 -12] Battle at Diamond Hill: British troops chase General Botha
1901 Cook Islands annexed & proclaimed part of New Zealand
1904 Cub's Bob Wicker no-hits NY Giants, wins in 12th on 1 hitter, 1-0
1904 German Lt-Gen Lothar von Trotha lands in Swapokmund, SW-Africa
1905 Penns Railroad debuts fastest train in world (NY-Chicago in 18 hrs)
1907 Northants all out for 12 v Gloucestershire
1911 Tigers trailing White Sox 13-1 come back to win 16-15
1911 UNIA founded by Garvey
1919 23rd US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 301 at Brae Burn CC Mass
1919 51st Belmont: J Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 2:17.6 & Trip Crown
1920 Republicans nominate Warren G Harding for president
1921 53rd Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Grey Lag wins in 2:16.8
1921 Brazil adopts women suffrage
1924 Bene Brak Palestine founded
1924 Koos Vorrink elected President of AJC
1927 59th Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Chance Shot wins in 2:32.6
1927 Babe Ruth hits 19th & 20th of 60 HRs
1927 Charles Lindbergh is awarded the 1st Distinguished Flying Cross
1928 Alfred Hitchcock's 1st film, "Case Of Jonathan Drew," is released
1934 Disarmament conference in Geneva fails
1936 Presbyterian Church of America founded at Philadelphia
1937 Marx Brothers' "A Day At The Races" released
1938 42nd US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 284 at Cherry Hills Denver
1938 Cin Red Johnny Vander Meer no-hits Boston Braves, 3-0
1938 Compton scores 1st Test Cricket ton (102 v Aust) aged 20 yrs 19 days
1938 Earthquake in Belgium
1938 England declare at 8 for 658 v Australia at Trent Bridge
1939 King & Queen of England taste 1st "hot dogs" at FDR's party
1940 Italy declares war on allies/raids Malta
1940 Premier Winston Churchill flies to Orleans
1941 2nd great raid on Jews of Amsterdam
1941 Vichy-French planes bomb Tel Aviv, killing 20 Jews
1942 US and USSR sign Lend-Lease agreement during WW II.
1942 US and USSR sign Lend-Lease agreement during WW II.
1942 German army defeated at El-Alamein North Africa
1942 US & USSR sign Lend-Lease agreement during WW II
1943 British invades Pantelleria (tiny island south of Sicily)
1943 Heinrich Himmler orders liquidation of Polish ghettos
1944 15 US aircraft carriers attack Japanese bases on Marianas
1944 1st Serbian Orthodox cathedral in US, Cathedral of St Sava, NYC
1944 KP gang surprise attack on Dome Arnhem jail
1947 WW II sugar rationing finally ends.
1947 WW II sugar rationing finally ends.
1947 WW II sugar rationing finally endd in US (began May 28, 1942)
1949 49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah CC ILL
1949 81st Belmont: Ted Atkinson aboard Capot wins in 2:30.2
1949 Emile Zatopek runs world record 10,000m (29:28.2)
1950 Ben Hogan wins US Open golf tournament
1951 Mozambique becomes an oversea province of Portugal
1951 NY Times reports the NYC subway will auction off things found
1953 "Amos 'n Andy," TV Comedy, also radio from '29; last aired on CBS
1953 Test Cricket debut of Alan Davidson at Trent Bridge
1955 First magnesium jet airplane is flown.
1955 First magnesium jet airplane is flown.
1955 1st magnesium jet airplane flies
1955 87th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 2:29
1955 Le Mans race car accident kills 83 spectators (race continues)
1957 12 die in a train crash in Vroman Colo
1958 UN Security council sends observers to Lebanon
1959 Postmaster General bans D H Lawrence's book, Lady Chatterley's Lover (overruled by US Court of Appeals in Mar 1960)
1960 92nd Belmont: Bill Hartack aboard Celtic Ash wins in 2:29.2
1960 House packed with wedding celebrants collapses killing 30 (Pakistan)
1961 "Winston Churchill," last airs on ABC-TV
1961 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
1961 Norm Cash becomes 1st Det Tiger to hit a ball out of Tiger Stadium
1961 Roger Maris hits 19th & 20th of 61 HRs
1962 President FDR accepted an honorary degree from Yale
1963 Gov Wallace tries to prevent blacks registering at U of Alabama
1963 Greek govt of Karamanlis resigns
1963 JFK says segregation is morally wrong & that it is "time to act"
1964 Chicago police break up Rolling Stones press conference
1964 Manfred Mann record Do Wah Diddy Diddy
1964 Queen Elizabeth orders Beatles to her birthday party, they attend
1964 West Germany seeks talks with Czechoslovakia
1966 "(I'm A) Road Runner" by Jr Walker & The All-Stars peaks at #20
1966 "I Am A Rock" by Simon & Garfunkel peaks at #3
1966 "On A Clear Day You..." closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 280 perfs
1966 "Paint It, Black" by The Rolling Stones peaks at #1
1966 "Skyscraper" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 248 perfs
1966 "Sloop John B" by The Beach Boys hit #1 in UK
1966 French & German media mistakenly report death of Roger Daltry
1966 Janis Joplin plays her 1st gig (SF)
1967 A J Foyt & Dan Gurney drove a Ford to victory in Le Mans
1967 Chicago Cubs (7) & NY Mets (4) tie record of 11 HRs in a game
1967 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational
1967 Race riot in Tampa Florida; National Guard mobilizes
1969 "The Ballad Of John & Yoko" by The Beatles hit #1 in UK
1969 David Bowie releases "Space Oddity"
1970 US leaves Wheelus Air Force Base in Libya.
1970 US leaves Wheelus Air Force Base in Libya.
1970 US leaves Wheelus AFB Libya
1971 US & Japan sign accord to return Okinawa to Japan
1971 US ends ban on China trade
1972 18th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Ahern
1972 31řF lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in June
1972 KPAT-AM in Berkeley CA returns from KRE
1974 Bundy victim Georgann Hawkins disappears from UW, Seattle, Wash
1974 Mel Stottlemyre's AL record 272nd consecutive start, without relief
1975 1st oil pumped from North Sea oilfield
1975 Greece adopts constitution
1975 One-day international cricket debut, Javed Miandad age 17 yrs 364 days
1976 "Magnificent Marble Machine," last airs on NBC-TV
1976 Anti-apartheid advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza arrested in South Africa
1976 Australian band AC/DC begin their 1st headline tour of Britain
1976 Beatles "Rock & Roll Music" LP is released in USA
1977 "Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Fat Woman)" by Joe Tex hits #12
1977 "Dance & Shake Your Tambourine" by Universal Robot Band peaks at #93
1977 "I Need A Man" by Grace Jones peaks at #83
1977 "I'm Your Boogie Man" by KC & Sunshine Band peaks at #1
1977 "Lonely Boy" by Andrew Gold peaks at #7
1977 "The Pretender" by Jackson Browne peaks at #58
1977 "Watch Closely Now" by Kris Kristofferson peaks at #52
1977 109th Belmont: Jean Cruguet aboard Seattle Slew wins in 2:29.6
1977 Dutch marines rescued hostages from a Moluccan held train in Holland
1977 ELO releases "Telephone Line"
1977 Main Street Electrical Parade premieres [Disneyland? WDW?]
1978 "Grease" starring John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John opens
1978 24th LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez
1978 Bjorn Borg wins French Open Title
1978 Christa Tybus of London sets record of 24« hrs of hula-hoop
1978 Joseph Freeman Jr is 1st black priest in Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
1979 Chuck Berry pleads guilty to income tax evasion, sentenced to 4 months
1980 K-Ingleside streetcar converts to METRO service (SF)
1981 Cannibal Issei Sagawa kills Dutch student
1981 Mariners beat Orioles 8-2 at Kingdome, then players go on strike
1982 Movie "E T, The Extra-Terrestrial" is released.
1982 Movie "E T, The Extra-Terrestrial" is released.
1982 Israel & Syria stop fighting in Lebanon
1982 Larry Holmes TKOs Gerry Cooney in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
1982 Movie "ET the Extra-Terrestrial" released (highest grossing film)
1982 Pope John Paul II visits Argentina
1983 "Always Something There To Remind Me" by Naked Eyes peaks at #8
1983 "Cool Places" by Sparks & Jane Wiedlin peaks at #49
1983 "Faithfully" by Journey peaks at #12
1983 "My Love" by Lionel Richie peaks at #5
1983 "Theme From Doctor Detroit" by Devo peaks at #59
1983 "When I'm With You" by Sheriff peaks at #61
1983 115th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Caveat wins in 2:27.8
1983 Cards outfielder Lonnie Smith checks into a drug rehab
1983 Don Genalo needs just 3 of 5 pins to win Southern Calif Open bowling tournament, miscalculates his score & intentionally gutters his ball
1983 Zhu Jianhua of China set a new world record in high jump at 7-9 14
1984 Funeral for S Nakagawa & burial of half of his ashes
1984 Supreme Court declares illegally obtained evidence may be admitted at trial if it could be proved that it would have been discovered legally
1985 Russian space probe Vega 1 lands on Venus
1985 Von Hayes becomes 21st to hit 2 HRS in an inning (Phils-26, Mets-7)
1985 WJW-AM/TV in Cleveland Ohio change call letters to WRMR
1986 "Blacke's Magic," last airs on NBC-TV
1986 Amnesty International megaconcert
1987 Margaret Thatcher is 1st British PM in 160 years to win 3rd cons term
1988 "Everything Your Heart Desires" by Daryl Hall & John Oates peaks at #3
1988 "Rooty Toot Toot" by John Cougar Mellencamp peaks at #61
1988 "We All Sleep Alone" by Cher peaks at #14
1988 120th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard Risen Star wins in 2:26.6
1988 25th Curtis Cup: British Isles, 11-7
1988 Freedomfest - Mandela addresses Wembley Stadium London
1988 Galina Chistyakova of USSR sets long jump woman's record (24"8¬")
1988 Yanks' Rick Rhoden becomes 1st pitcher to DH (0 for 1 with an RBI)
1989 59th French Mens Tennis: Michael Chang beats S Edberg (61 36 46 64 62)
1989 7th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Orville Moody
1989 Robin Hood 16 wins LPGA Planters Pat Bradley Points Golf International
1990 Supreme Court says law prohibiting desecration of US flag unconstitut
1990 UN appoints Olivia Newton-John environmental ambassador
1990 Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress
1990 Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson & Willie Randolph (all ex Yanks)
1991 Microsoft releases MS DOS 5.0
1992 Owners approve sale of Seattle Mariners to a Japanese group
1992 Tracy Austin, 29, is youngest inductee of Intl Tennis Hall of Fame
1992 US Olympic baseball team plays 1st exhibtion game, beat Venez 20-0
1993 "Jurassic Park" opens, sets box office weekend record of $502 million
1993 "Scattergories," game show; last airs on NBC-TV
1993 "Scrabble," second run," TV Game Show; last airs on NBC-TV
1994 "Meet The Flintstones" by The BC 52's peaks to #33
1994 126th Belmont: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 2:26.8
1994 Drunken officer shoots 7 people dead in Falun Sweden
1994 Moshood Abiola becomes pres of Nigeria
1994 Cbox is 39'115 long, 20'85 wide, & 8' high in Jacksonville, Fl Largest popcorn container is 6,619.76 cubic feet full of popped corn
1995 65th French Mens Tennis: Thomas Muster beats Michael Chang (75 62 64)
1995 Julie Larsen wins Edina Realty LPGA Golf Classic
1995 Rondell White has six hits & hits for the cycle in 13-innings
1996 Bob Dole, (Sen-R-KS), resigns from US senate to run for president

That's All....

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