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Wednesday, June 12, 2019.



Birthdays


1468 Juan del Encina, composer
1519 Cosmos de Medici, art patron (Accademia del Disegno)
1526 Marc-Antoine de Muret, composer
1577 (H.)P. Guldin --1643
1577 (H.)P. Guldin --1643
1577 (H.)P. Guldin --1643
1577 (H.)P. Guldin --1643
1577 (H.)P. Guldin --1643
1599 Jan W van Brederode, governor (Hertogenbosch)/fieldmarshal
1771 Patrick Gass, Falling Springs PA, sgt of Lewis & Clark Expedition
1795 John Marston Jr, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1885
1798 Samuel Cooper, Sect of War/General (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1819 Charles Kingsley, [Parson Lot], Engl vicar/historian (Westward Ho!)
1821 Henry Moses Judah, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1866
1825 John Cook, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1910
1829 Johanna Spyri, Swiss writer (Heidi)
1829 Johanna Spyri, Switzerland, writer (Heidi)
1829 Johanna Spyri, Swiss writer (Heidi)
1840 Jakub Arbes, Czech author (Modern” Up”ri)
1842 Rikard Nordraak, composer
1851 Oliver Joseph Lodge, England, early radio pioneer
1857 Achille Simonetti, composer
1874 Willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer
1876 Narciso Garay, composer
1877 Thomas C Hart, US admiral (Asiatic fleet)
1878 James O Curwood, US, journalist/writer (Kazan the wolfdog)
1881 Juan de Hernandez, composer
1885 Werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle)
1890 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter/graphic artist
1892 John Donald Robb, composer
1893 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor/radio play director (Paul Vlaanderen)
1897 Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon, British prime minister (1955-57)
1897 Alexandre Tansman, Lodz Poland, composer (Dyptique)
1897 Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon (C), British PM (1955-57)
1897 Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon, British prime minister (1955-57)
1900 Amadeo Roldan, composer
1900 Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Sonna)
1902 Hendrik J Elias, Flemish historian/(mayor-Ghent)
1904 Eino Roiha, composer
1907 Giorgio Nataletti, composer
1908 Max Tailleur, adjudant to Prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist
1908 Otto Skorzeny, German/Austrian SS Fhrer (Mussolini/Horthy)
1908 Ronald Selby Wright, minister
1909 Archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey)
1909 Mansel Treharne Thomas, composer
1911 Milovan Djilas, Yugoslavia, writer/politician (New Class)
1912 Eddie Williams, blues/Jazz Bassist
1912 Mary Lavin MacDonald Scott, author
1912 Russell "Lucky" Hayden, Chico Calif, actor (Judge Roy Bean)
1914 Maurice Ohana, British?/French? pianist/composer (La C‚lestine)
1914 Peter Lancelot Williams, dance journalist
1914 William Lundigan, Syracuse NY, actor (Climax)
1915 David Rockefeller, International Power Broker
1915 David Rockefeller, CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank)
1915 David Rockefeller, International Power Broker
1916 Irwin Allen, NYC, director (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure)
1916 Ivan Tors, TV producer (Sea Hunt, Flipper)
1917 Priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace)
1919 Uta Hagen, Germany, actress (Boys From Brazil)/teaches acting
1919 Vera Hruba Ralston, Czech, actress (Dakota, Accused of Murder)
1920 Peter Jones, England, actor (From a Bird's Eye View)
1921 H C Artmann, writer
1921 Hendrik J Witteveen, economist/minister of finance/director (IMF)
1921 James Houston, Toronto, author/filmmaker (Tikta'Liktak)
1922 Leif Thybo, composer
1923 Marta Pan, Hungarian/French sculptor (Great spiral)
1924 George Herbert Walker Bush, 44th President of the US (1988- )
1924 George Herbert Walker Bush, MA, 43 VP (1981-89) 41st Pres (R, 1989-93)
1924 George Herbert Walker Bush, 44th President of the US (1988- )
1927 Henry Slesar, Brooklyn NY, headwriter (Edge of Night)
1928 Vic Damone
1928 Vic Damone
1928 Vic Damone
1928 Vic Damone
1928 Vic Damone
1928 Michael Wishart, artist
1928 Richard Sherman, composer/lyricist (Mary Poppins)
1928 Vic Damone, [Vito Farinola], Bkln, singer (Street Where You Live)
1929 Anne Frank, diarist
1929 Anne Frank, Holland, Nazi victim/diarist (Diary of Anne Frank)
1929 Brigid Brophy, novelist/campaigner
1929 Anne Frank, diarist
1930 Barbara Harris, 1st US Episcopal female bishop
1930 Hans Koetsier, Dutch sculptor (KLM-Schiphol)
1930 Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener of 50s)
1932 Jim Nabors
1932 Jim Nabors
1932 Jim Nabors
1932 Jim Nabors
1932 Jim Nabors
1932 Jim Nabors, Sylacauga Al, actor/singer (Gomer Pyle)
1932 Mamo Wolde, Ethiopia, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1968)
1932 Rona Jaffe, novelist (Mazes & Monsters)
1935 Christoph Meckel, writer
1935 Ian Craig, cricketer (prodigious Australian bat of 50's)
1936 Bill Zeliff, (Rep-R-NH)
1939 Francis X McCloskey, (Rep-D-Indiana, 1983- )
1939 GAI Schuijt, Dutch jurist (information law)
1939 Geoff Griffin, cricketer (S Afr quick, hat-trick & chuck v Eng 1960)
1941 Chick Corea
1941 Marv Albert
1941 Chick Corea
1941 Marv Albert
1941 Chick Corea
1941 Marv Albert
1941 Chick Corea
1941 Marv Albert
1941 Chick Corea
1941 Marv Albert
1941 Chick Corea, Chelsea Mass, jazz pianist (Delhpi I, Toy Dance)
1941 Lucille Roybal-Allard, (Rep-D-California)
1941 Roy Harper, Manchester, rocker (Folkjokeopus)
1942 Len Barry, rocker (1-2-3-Dovells)
1943 Marv Albert, NYC, "Yes!" sportscaster (NBC-TV)/back biter
1943 Reg[inald] Presley, [Ball], rock vocalist (Troggs-Wild Thing)
1944 Howard Cowart, rocker
1944 Linda Foster, Lancaster England, actress (Doris-Hank)
1944 Maurice Jackson, US singer (Independents-Leaving You)
1945 Alfred Antony Francis Gell, social anthropologist
1945 James Naughton, US, actor (Trauma Center) [7/6/46]-
1945 Terry Anderson, Sydney NSW Aust, US rapid fire pistol (Olympic-80, 96)
1947 Ronald J Freeman II, Elizabeth NJ, 4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1968)
1948 Barry Bailey, Doraville Ga, rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
1948 Norbert Phillip, cricketer (WI pace bowler late 70s)
1949 Yuri Michaylovich Baturin, Russian cosmonaut (SK:Soyuz TM-28)
1951 Alan Dysert, Danville Ill, actor (Sean Cudahy-All My Children)
1951 Ben E Carlos, [Brad Carlson], rock drummer (Cheap Trick-Dream Police)
1951 Brad Delp, guitarist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
1951 Dean Unruh, Riverton Wyoming, WLAF offensive line coach (Rhein Fire)
1952 ?, Bonham TX, Dusty gives birth to her record 420th kitten
1952 Dale Krantz, singer (Crossings-Collis Band)
1952 Oliver Knussen, Glasgow Scotland, composer (Chicara)
1952 Seigfried Brietzke, German DR, coxless rower (Oly-gold-1972, 76, 80)
1953 Bun E Carlos, rocker
1953 Grace Jones, Kingston Jamacia (she claims but actually 5/19/48)
1953 Rebecca Holden, Austin Tx, actress (April-Knight Rider)
1953 Rocky Burnette, Memphis, rock vocalist (Towing the Line)
1954 Tineke Schouten, Dutch TV host
1956 Terry Alderman, cricketer (prolific Australian medium-pacer 1981-91)
1957 Javed Miandad, cricketer (Pakistan batsman Got a kick out of Lillee)
1957 Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George Bush)
1957 Timothy Busfield, East Lansing Mich, actor (Elliot-30 Something)
1958 Fernando "Frank" Caldeiro, Buenos Aires Arg, astronaut
1959 Jalal-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani paceman, ODI hat-trick v Aust 1982)
1959 Jenilee Harrison, Glendale Calif, actress (Cindy-3's Company, Dallas)
1959 Kenneth D Herdigein, Suriname/Dutch actor (Say A)
1959 Scott Thompson, comedian (Kids in the Hall, Larry Sanders Show)
1959 Steve Bauer, St Catharines Ontario, cyclist (Olympics-silver-84, 96)
1960 Mark John Calcavecchia, Laurel NE, PGA golfer (1987 Honda Classic)
1961 Rod Latham, cricketer (NZ opening batsman)
1962 Ally Sheedy, [Alexandria], NYC, actress (Wargames, Breakfast Club)
1962 Michael Link, Provo Utah, actor (Earl-Julia)
1963 Philippa June Baker, Wanganui NZ, double scull rower (Olympics-96)
1964 Paula Marshall, Rockville MD, actress (Lindsay Sutton-Chicago Sons)
1964 Peter Such, cricketer (England off-spinner 1993-)
1965 Cathy Tyson, Liverpool England, actress (Serpant & Rainbow)
1965 Cindy Lee Berryhill, US singer/songwriter (Baby)
1965 Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)
1967 Neil Maxwell, cricketer (all-rounder for Fiji 1990, Victoria & NSW)
1968 Patty Armstrong, Torrance Calif, diver (Olympics-96)
1968 Scott Aldred, Flint MI, pitcher (Minn Twins)
1968 Sherry Stringield, actress (ER)
1969 Kevin Turner, NFL fullback (Phila Eagles)
1969 Mathieu Schneider, NYC, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders, Toronto)
1970 Damon Buford, Baltimore MD, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
1970 Lee Mayberry, NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Vancouver Grizzlies)
1971 Florencia Labat, Buenos Aires Argentina, tennis star (1992 Austrian)
1971 Iwan Tomasz, soccer player (Roda JC, Feyenoord)
1971 Mark Henry, Silsbee TX, 238+lbs (108+kg) weightlift (Oly-14th-92, 96)
1971 Phillip Bobo, WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 Ryan Klesko, Westminster CA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)
1971 Stephanie Thater, Kirkwood Mo, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)
1971 Thomas Bailey, WLAF wide receiver (Rhein Fire)
1972 Inger Miller, LA Calif, 100m runner
1972 Nathalie Baudone, Rocurt Belgium, tennis star (3rd round 1995 US Open)
1972 Patrick van Diemen, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, NEC)
1972 Scott Dawes, Australian baseball catcher (Olympics-1996)
1973 Hanna Riikka Nieminen, ice hockey right wing (Finland, Oly-98)
1973 Jason Caffey, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls)
1973 Rick Plum, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC, MVV)
1974 Kerry Kittles, NBA guard (NJ Nets)
1974 Vanessa Baker, Australia, diver (Olympics-96)
1975 Ryan Tucker, NFL center (St Louis Rams)
1975 Scott Ferrier, Australia, high jumper/decathlete (Olympics-96)
1976 Kristin Alicia Beall Ludecke, Eustis Fla, Miss America-Florida (1996)
1977 Andrea Schwartz, Winnipeg Manitoba, 200m butterfly (Olympics-96)
1978 Shiloh Strong, actor (Maybe This Time, House of Cards)
1978 ? Weiss, Albuquerque NM, (1996 US Mens' Figure Champion)
1979 Wil Horneff, Englewood NJ, actor (Ghost in the Machine, Sandlot)

Events


Independence Day, celebrated in the Phillipines.
Independence Day, celebrated in the Phillipines.
28 Gaius Carrinas' triumphant procession through Rome
1442 King Alfonso V of Arag¢n occupies Naples
1523 Frisian rebel leader Jancko Douwama arrested
1534 Turkish adm Chaireddin "Barbarossa" allows Giulia Gonzaga to kidnap & plunder Naples
1552 Land guardians of Netherlands attacks Verdun
1553 King Edward VI accept archbishop Cranmers "42 Articles"
1575 William of Orange marries Charlotte de Bourbon
1653 -13] Battle at North Foreland: English fleet beats Dutch
1665 English rename New Amsterdam to New York after the Dutch leave.
1665 English rename New Amsterdam to New York after the Dutch leave.
1665 English rename New Amsterdam, NY, after Dutch pull out
1667 -13] Michiel de Ruyter destroys English fleet
1672 French army under Gen Turenne crosses Rhine at Lobith
1673 Charles II's brother duke James of York resigns as Lord High Admiral
1683 Rye House-plot against English king Charles II uncovered
1691 Pope Innocent XII succeeds Alexander VIII
1701 Act of Settlement gives English crown to Sophia, Princess of Hanover
1714 Prussia & Russia sign secret treaty
1775 1st naval battle of Revolution-Unity (US) captures Margaretta (Br)
1776 Virginia is first to adopt the Bill of Rights.
1776 Virginia is first to adopt the Bill of Rights.
1776 Virginia adopts Declaration of Rights
1787 Law passes providing a senator must be at least 30 years old
1792 George Vancouver discovers site of Vancouver BC
1812 Napoleon invades Russia. Classic "what not to" lesson.
1812 Napoleon invades Russia. Classic "what not to" lesson.
1812 Napoleon invades Russia
1819 Dutch colonial troops driven out of Palembang Sumatra
1838 Hopkins Observatory, dedicated in Williamstown, Mass
1838 Hopkins Observatory, dedicated in Williamstown, Mass
1838 Hopkins Observatory, dedicated in Williamstown, Mass
1838 Iowa Territory forms
1839 The first baseball game is played in America. Thanks Abner!
1839 The first baseball game is played in America. Thanks Abner!
1839 1st baseball game played in America
1840 Meteorite hits Uden, Netherlands
1845 George Abernethy becomes 1st governor of Oregon Country
1849 Gas mask patented by Lewis Haslett (Louisville Ky)
1859 Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered
1861 Missouri Governor Claiborne Jackson calls for 50,000 volunteers to stop Federates from taking over his state
1864 Lee sends Early into Shenandoah Valley
1864 Skirmish at Mcafee's Cross Road Georgia, about 57 dies in battle
1867 Austro-Hungarian Empire forms
1875 9th Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard Calvin wins in 2:42¬
1880 1st baseball perfect game-John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleve
1880 John Lee Richmond pitches 1st major league perfect game, Worcester 1, Cleveland's Forest City 0
1885 Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France
1889 Single tornado kills 119, injures 146 (New Richmond Wisc)
1892 Neth Society for Currency & Coin collecting forms
1897 Possibly most severe quake in history strikes Assam India, shock waves felt over an area size of Europe (negligible death toll)
1898 Phillipines gains its independence from Spain.
1898 Phillipines gains its independence from Spain.
1898 Philippine nationalists declares independence from Spain to US control
1900 German Navy Law calls for massive increase in sea power
1903 Niagara Falls, Ontario incorporated as a city
1907 Yanks commit 11 errors & lose 14-6 to Tigers
1908 Lusitania crosses Atlantic in record 4 days 15 hours (NYC)
1909 "Shine On, Harvest Moon" by Ada Jones & Billy Murray hits #1
1910 PEC soccer team forms in Zwolle
1913 "Dachshund" by Pathe Freres, early animated cartoon, released
1915 29th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Hazel Wightman (46 62 60)
1916 30th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Louise Raymond (60 61)
1916 Tennis legend Bill Tilden's 1st appearance at US tennis championship
1917 Secret Service extends protection of president to his family
1918 1st airplane bombing raid by an American unit, France
1919 Dutch 2nd Chamber accord for equal Christian-public education
1920 52nd Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 2:14.2
1920 Farmer Labor Party organized (Chicago)
1922 German Reich president Friedrich Ebert visits Munich
1922 St Louis Brown Hub Pruett strikes out Babe Ruth 3 straight times
1922 St Louis gets record 10 hits in a row & beats Phillies 14-8
1923 Harry Houdini frees himself from a straight jacket while suspended upside down, 40 feet (12 m) above ground in NYC
1925 William DeHart Hubbard of US, sets long jump record at 25' 10 3/4"
1926 58th Belmont: Albert Johnson aboard Crusader wins in 2:32.2
1926 Brazil leaves League of Nations
1928 NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 2 triples & 2 HRs to be White Sox 15-7
1930 34th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 287 at Interlachen CC Minn
1930 Heavyweight Max Schmeling KOs Jack Sharkey in NYC
1930 Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey on a foul in 4 for hw boxing title
1931 Al Capone is indicted on 5,000 counts of prohibition & perjury
1933 Financial & Economy World conference opens (66 countries)
1934 Black-McKeller Bill splits United Airlines from Boeing.
1934 Black-McKeller Bill splits United Airlines from Boeing.
1934 Black-McKeller Bill passes causes Bill Boeing empire to break up into Boeing United Aircraft [Technologies] & United Air Lines
1935 Weapons pact ends 3 year war of Gran Chaco (Bolivia vs Paraguay)
1935 Senator Huey Long of Louisiana spoke continually for 15« hours in Senate's longest speech on record (150,000 words)
1936 1st 50 KW US radio station (Pittsburgh Pa)
1937 41st US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich
1937 USSR executes 8 army leaders as Stalin's purge continues
1939 43rd US Golf Open: Byron Nelson shoots a 284 at Phila CC in Phila
1939 Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown NY
1942 Anne Frank gets her diary as a birthday present (Amsterdam)
1942 Hitler orders enslavement of Slavic peoples
1942 Tornado kills 35 in Oklahoma City
1943 Himmler orders extermination of all Polish ghettos
1944 1st V-1 rocket assault on London
1944 British 12th airborne batallion/13th & 18th Hussars conquer
1944 British 12th battalion conquers Br‚ville
1944 Churchill/Marshall/Arnold visit Montgomery's HQ in Chƒteau de Creully
1944 US troop march into Carentan/Caumont, Normandy
1945 US 7th Marine regiment conquer summit of Kunishi Ridge, Okinawa
1947 Babe Didrikson is 1st American to win Brit Women's Amateur Golf Champ
1948 "Hold It!" closes at National Theater NYC after 46 performances
1948 "Sleepy Hallow" closes at St James Theater NYC after 12 performances
1948 "William Tell Overture" by Spike Jones peaks at #6
1948 48th US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 276 at Riviera CC in LA
1948 80th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Citation wins in 2:28.2
1948 Bradman scores 138 in 1st Test Cricket at Trent Bridge
1950 2 Air France DC-4s crash near Bahrain, about 100 die
1950 Connie Mack named Honorary Manager of the All-Star Game
1952 USSR declares peace treaty with Japan invalid
1954 "Girl in Pink Tights" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 115 perfs
1954 86th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard High Gun wins in 2:30.8
1954 Bill Haley's "Rock Around the Clock," is originally released
1954 Milwaukee Braves Jim Wilson no-hits Phillies, 2-0
1955 "Mr Peepers" (TV Comedy) starring Wally Cox airs for last time on NBC
1955 Monitor (full weekend program) begins on NBC radio network
1957 Paul Anderson of US back-lifts a record 2850 kg.
1957 Paul Anderson of US back-lifts a record 2850 kg.
1957 Paul Anderson of US back-lifts a record 2850 kg (6,270 lbs)
1957 Stan Musial plays in 823rd game (new NL consecutive-game streak)
1958 "Make Me Laugh," TV Game Show; last airs on ABC-TV, syndicated 1979
1959 SF Giants Mike McCormick no-hits Phillies, 3-0 in 5 inning game
1960 KORN (now KDLT) TV channel 5 in Mitchell-Sioux Falls, SD (ABC) begins
1960 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
1961 An ailing Bill Veeck sells his interest in White Sox to Arthur Allyn
1961 Dutch Lockheed Electricity "Sirius" accident at Cairo, kills 20
1962 3 convicts used spoons to dig their way out of Alcatraz
1962 Laos prince Souvanna Phouma forms coalition govt
1962 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m
1963 "Cleopatra" premieres in NYC
1964 Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison in South Africa
1965 "Bajour" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 232 performances
1965 "I Had a BaIl" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 199 perfs
1965 "What Makes Sammy Run?" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 540 perfs
1965 Beatles are awarded MBE
1965 Morio Shigematsu runs world record marathon (2:12:00)
1965 Rolling Stones release "Satisfaction"
1965 Sonny & Cher make their 1st TV appearance, "American Bandstand"
1965 South Vietnam Gen Nguyen Cao Ky succeeds Phan Huy Quat as premier
1965 Big Bang theory of creation of universe is supported by announcement of discovery of new celestial bodies know as blue galaxies
1966 Dave Clark 5 set record as they appear for 12th time on Ed Sullivan
1966 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Bluegrass Ladies Golf Invitational
1967 Israel wins the Six Day War.
1967 USSR launches Venera 4 for parachute landing on Venus
1967 Israel wins the Six Day War.
1967 USSR launches Venera 4 for parachute landing on Venus
1967 Israel wins 6 day war
1967 Race riot in Cincinnati Ohio (300 arrested)
1967 Supreme Court unanimously ends laws against interracial marriages
1967 USSR launches Venera 4 for parachute landing on Venus
1967 Wash Senators beat Chic White Sox, 6-5, in 22 innings
1968 "What Makes Sammy Run?" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 540 perfs
1970 Pitts Pirate Doc Ellis no-hits San Diego Padres, 2-0
1971 Tricia Nixon & Edward F Cox marry at White House
1972 John Lennon's political "Sometime in NYC" released including "Woman is the Nigger of the World" "Attica State" & "Luck of the Irish"
1973 Close finish at Trent Bridge, NZ Cricket need 479 to win, all out 440
1973 Yanks trade wife swapper Mike Kekich for Lowell Palmer
1975 Billy Williams's 400th career HR
1975 Hank Aaron's 1st HR in Milwaukee since 1965
1976 "Yes, Yes, Yes" by Bill Cosby hits #46
1977 "Pippin" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1944 performances
1977 23rd LPGA Championship won by Chako Higuchi
1977 Ground-breaking ceremonies for Pres Kennedy library
1978 David Berkowitz sentenced in NY Supreme Court to 25 yrs to life
1978 US House of Representatives allows live radio coverage
1979 Bryan Allen flies the "Gossamer Albatross", the first man-powered aircraft, over the English Channel.
1979 Bryan Allen flies the "Gossamer Albatross", the first man-powered aircraft, over the English Channel.
1979 Kevin St Onge throws a playing card a record 185'
1979 Opening ceremony at Cambridge Buddhist Assn meditation in Boston
1979 Sanista occupies parts of Managua
1979 Tigers fire manager Les Moss, hiring Sparky Anderson
1979 Bryan Allen flew man-powered Gossamer Albatross over English Channel in a human-powered aircraft; flight took 2 hrs, 49 min
1980 Reagan said he would submit to periodic medical tests
1981 "Raiders Of The Lost Ark" starring Harrison Ford premieres
1981 3rd baseball strike starts
1981 Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike
1981 Larry Holmes TKOs Leon Spinks in 3 for WBC heavyweight boxing title
1981 Only candidate Hassan Gouled Aptidon wins Djibouti pres election
1982 750,000 anti-nuclear demonstrators, rally in Central Park NYC
1982 Battle of Mount Longdon Falkland Islands
1982 Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel perform in Rotterdam
1983 29th LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan
1983 Comet C/1983 (Sugano-Saigusa-Fujikawa) approaches 0.0628 AUs of Earth
1983 Winston Davis takes 7-51 in Cricket World Cup match v Australia
1986 P W Botha declares South African national emergency
1987 Central Afr Rep ex-emperor Jean-B‚del Bokassa sentenced to death
1988 6th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Billy Casper
1988 Andy Hampton is 1st American to win Round of Italy
1988 Mei-Chi Cheng wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1989 "Doctor Doctor," TV Comedy starring Matt Frewer, debuts on CBS-TV
1989 Ben Johnson, Canadian Olympian, admits using steroids
1990 Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite Neth 1-1 in World Cup game
1990 NY Yankee reliever Dave Righetti becomes 9th to record 200 saves
1990 Oakland A's Rickey Henderson becomes 2nd to steal 900 bases
1990 Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list
1990 NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning
1991 45th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1
1991 Boris Yelstin elected president of Russian Federation
1991 Mount Pinatubo volcano on Philippines erupts
1992 "Batman Returns" is released in USA
1993 "Three Little Pigs" by Green Jelly hits #17
1994 -17] Pope John Paul II visits Spain
1994 48th Tony Awards: Angels in America: Perestroika & Passion win
1994 Cab Calloway suffered massive stroke at his home in White Plaines NY
1994 Liselotte Neumann wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic
1996 3 Phila Fed Court judges overturn US indecency ban on internet
1996 Marge Schott gives up day-to-day operations because of her numerous insensitive comments about Adolf Hitler, working women & Asians
1997 Hurd kernel version 0.2 released.
1997 Hurd kernel version 0.2 released.
1997 Hurd kernel version 0.2 released.
1997 Hurd kernel version 0.2 released.
1997 Hurd kernel version 0.2 released.
1997 1st ever baseball inter-league game SF Giants beat Texas Rangers 4-3
1997 MTV Movie Awards

That's All....

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