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Saturday, June 15, 2019.



Birthdays


1221 Frederik II, [Strijdbare], duke of Austria
1330 Edward, the Black Prince
1330 Edward, the black prince, prince of Wales (1343-1376)
1330 Edward, the Black Prince
1542 Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)
1553 Ernst, archduke of Austria/governor of the Netherlands
1623 Cornelis de Witt, Dutch statesman (Chatham)
1636 Johann David Mayer, composer
1638 Samuel Apostool, Dutch vicar/theologist (The Sun)
1640 B. Lamy --1715
1640 B. Lamy --1715
1640 B. Lamy --1715
1640 B. Lamy --1715
1640 B. Lamy --1715
1728 Pietro Alessandro Pavona, composer
1734 Johann Ernst Altenburg, composer
1749 George Joseph Vogler, composer
1763 Franz Danzi, composer
1767 Rachel Donelson Jackson, wife of Pres Andrew (1828-37) (died 1828)
1815 Phiz [Hablt Knight Browne], English illustrator (Pickwick Papers)
1821 Nikolay Ivanovich Zaremba, composer
1833 Edward Moody McCook, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1909
1843 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer
1843 Edvard Hagerup Grieg, Bergen Norway, composer (Bewitched One)
1843 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer
1864 Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer/=
1865 L H Perquin, Dutch religious radio speaker
1865 Paul Gilson, composer
1867 K Balmont, writer
1878 Eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor/director/critic (Pygmalion)
1880 Mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi)
1884 Harry Langdon, Council Bluffs IA, comic/director (Strong Man)
1886 Charles Wood, composer
1888 Maria Dermot, Java, Dutch novelist (10,000 Things)
1888 Ramn Lpez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota)
1893 Jacob HA van Coeverden, boer/edelman
1894 Robert Russell Bennett, Kansas City, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!)
1898 Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, organist
1898 Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist
1900 Otto Clarence Luening, Milwaukee Wisconsin, composer (Sonority Canon)
1900 Paul J Mares, US, jazz trumpetist/composer (Farewell blues)
1901 John Wesley Work, composer
1901 Peter Shankland, film maker/writer
1902 David Brooks, psychologist
1902 Erik H Erickson, psychologist (Existentionalist)
1902 Max Rudolf, Frankfurt Germany, conductor (Gteberg Symphony Orch)
1905 James Robertson Justice, Scotland, actor (Above Us the Waves)
1906 Louis RJ Ridder van Rappard, Dutch mayor (Zoelen)
1910 Berend Giltay, composer
1910 David Rose, London England, orch leader (Red Skelton Show, Stripper)
1913 Trevor Huddleston, English pastor/chairman (Anti-Apartheid)
1914 Cees [Cornelis A B] Bantzinger, Dutch cartoonist/illustrator
1914 Saul Steinberg, Romania, cartoonist/illustrator (New Yorker)
1914 Yuri Andropov, Russian KGB chief/1st secretary
1916 Marshall Field IV, publisher/editor (Chic Daily News, Sunday Times)
1917 Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Black Lash, Lash of the West)
1918 Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader
1918 N'garta Tombalbaye, president Chad
1919 Alberto Sordi, Rome Italy, actor (Miser, Taxi Driver in NY)
1920 Amy Clampitt, poet
1920 George Ernest Leslie, trade union official
1921 Erroll Garner
1921 Erroll Garner
1921 Erroll Garner
1921 Erroll Garner
1921 Erroll Garner
1921 Erroll Garner, US, jazz pianist (Misty)
1922 John Veale, composer
1922 Mo[rris K] Udall, (Rep-D-AZ, 1961- )
1923 Erland Josephson, Stockholm Sweden, actor/dramatist (Utflykt)
1924 Mohammed Ghazali, cricketer (Pak off-spinner wicketless in 2 Tests 54)
1925 Gene Baker, baseball player
1925 Jaime Sabines, Mexican poet (Tarumba, Maltiempes)
1926 Jan Carlstedt, composer
1927 Hugo Pratt, graphic artist
1929 Geoffrey Penwill Parsons, piano accompnaist
1929 Gideon N N Nxumalo, composer
1929 Nigel Pickering, guitarist (Spanky & Our Gang)
1932 Mario Cuomo
1932 Mario Cuomo
1932 Mario Cuomo
1932 Mario Cuomo
1932 Mario Cuomo
1932 Einar K Enevoldson, US, Nasa test pilot (X-24B)
1932 Mario M Cuomo, NYC, (Gov-D-NY, 1982-94)
1934 Ruby Nash Cutis, Akron Oh, rocker (Ruby & The Romantics)
1935 Belinda Lee, Devon England, actress (Who Done It, Runaway Bus)
1935 Fernand Schokweiler, British judge
1936 Alexandru Hrisanide, composer
1936 Claude Brasseur, Paris France, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair)
1937 Waylon Jennings
1937 Waylon Jennings
1937 Waylon Jennings
1937 Waylon Jennings
1937 Waylon Jennings
1937 Kumar Shri Indrajitsinhji, cricketer (Indian keeper in 60's)
1937 Ray Coleman, journalist
1937 Rolf Riehm, composer
1937 Waylon Jennings, country singer/guitarist (Ramblin' Man)
1938 Billy Williams, baseball player (Cubs)
1938 Jean-Claude Eloy, France, composer (Phnix)
1940 Willem Frederik Bon, Dutch composer
1941 Harry Nilsson, Bkln NY, singer/guitarist (Midnight Cowboy)
1942 Bruce DalCanton, baseball player
1942 Tony Coelho, (Rep-D-CA, 1979- )
1942 Xaveria Hollander, [DeVries], Surabaya Indonesia, auth (Happy Hooker)
1943 Aron Kincaid, LA Calif, actor (Warren-Bachelor Father, Ski Party)
1943 Johnny Halliday, rocker
1944 Inna Ryskai, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-2 gold/2 silver-1964-76)
1945 Nicola Pagett, actress (Oliver's Story, Privates on Parade)
1945 Rod Argent, England, keyboardist (Zombies-She's Not There)
1946 Janet Lennon, vocalist (Lennon Sisters)
1946 Jim Varney, Lexington KY, actor (Ernest Goes to Jail)/"Hey Vern"
1946 Judy Pace, LA Calif, actress (Young Lawyers)
1946 Ken Henderson, baseball player
1946 Roger Tolchard, cricketer (Engl keeper played Tests as a batsman 1977)
1947 Lee Purcell, Cherry Point NC, actor (Big Wednesday, Mr Majestyk)
1947 Paul Patterson, composer
1948 Champ Summers, baseball player
1949 Dusty Baker, baseball player (LA Dodgers)
1949 Michael Lutz, bassist (Brownsville Station)
1950 Heidi Schller, Germany, 1st woman to take olympic oath (1972)
1950 Mark Arnott, Chicago IL, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7)
1950 Noddy Holder, rock vocalist/guitarist (Slade-Cum On Feel The Noize)
1951 Tom Forzani, CFL wide receiver (Calgary Stampeders)
1952 Lorna Young, salesperson
1953 Rita Lee, Federic Wisc, playmate (November, 1977)
1954 Jim Belushi
1954 Jim Belushi
1954 Jim Belushi
1954 Jim Belushi
1954 Jim Belushi
1954 James Belushi, Chicago Ill, comedian (Sat Night Live, Trading Places)
1954 Terri Gibbs, Augusta Ga, blind singer (Somebody's Knockin')
1955 Cathy Morse, LPGA golfer
1955 Julie Hagerty, Cincinnati OH, actress (Airplane, Princesses)
1955 Sally E Silverstone, Walthamstow England, Co-Captain (Biosphere 2)
1955 Tree Rollins, Winter Haven Fla, NBA center (Cleve Cavaliers)
1956 Ava Cadell, Budapest Hung, actress (Do or Die)
1956 Lance Parrish, baseball player
1956 Polly Draper, Palo Alto Calif, actress (Ellyn-30 Something, Hooters)
1957 Brad Gillis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Night Ranger)
1957 Brett Butler, comedian (Grace Under Fire)
1957 Clio Goldsmith, Paris France, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire)
1958 Wade Boggs, Nebraska, Red Sox/Yank 3rd baseman (AL bat champ 1985-88)
1959 Eileen Davidson, Artesia Calif, actress (Kristen-Days of our Life)
1960 Denise Haigh, LPGA golfer
1963 Helen Hunt
1963 Helen Hunt
1963 Helen Hunt
1963 Helen Hunt
1963 Helen Hunt
1963 Helen Hunt, LA Calif, actress (Jamie-Mad About You, Twister)
1963 Scott Rockenfield, drummer (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
1964 Courteney Cox
1964 Courteney Cox
1964 Courteney Cox
1964 Courteney Cox
1964 Courteney Cox
1964 Courtney Cox, Birmingham Ala, actress (Family Ties, Monica-Friends)
1965 Carrie Mitchum, LA Calif, actress (Donna-Bold & Beautiful)
1965 David Bolton, Guyana, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Lando Mem Amateur)
1968 Demtra Hampton, Phila, model (Garda)
1968 Tim Lester, NFL fullback (Pitts Steelers)
1969 Cedric Pioline, Neuilly France, tennis star (1996 Coopenhagen)
1969 Ice Cube, rap singer/actor (Boyz in the Hood, Anaconda)
1969 Jesse Belanger, St-georges De Beau, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
1969 Maurice Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan batsman & 1996 World Cup captain)
1969 Sheldon Kennedy, Brandon, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
1970 Amanda Cromwell, Wash DC, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96)
1970 Janie Eickhoff, Long Beach Calif, US cyclist (Olympic-92)
1970 Janie Quigley, Long Beach Calif, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1970 Zan Tabak, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
1971 Nathan Astle, cricketer (NZ Test batsman v Zimbabwe 1996)
1971 Stuart Howell, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
1972 Andrew Pettitte, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (NY Yankees)
1972 DeWayne Patterson, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
1972 Jean Francois Labbe, Sherbrooke, NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche)
1972 Justin C G Leonard, Dallas TX, PGA golfer (1994 Anheuser-Busch-3rd)
1972 Lianne Bennion, Seattle Wash, rower (Olympics-96)
1972 Ramiro Mendoza, Los Santos Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)
1972 Sandy Mccarthy, Toronto, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
1972 Tony Clark, Newton KS, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
1973 Dean McAmmond, Grand Cache, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
1973 Matt Stevens, safety (Philadelphia Eagles)
1973 Neil Patrick Harris, Albuquerque NM, actor (Doogie Howser MD)
1974 Any Lynn Ciccolella, Monument Colorado, Miss America-Colorado (1996)
1974 Scott Tunkin, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)
1975 Agathe Neuner, Miss Germany Universe (1997)
1978 RoRo, [Romell Chapman], Atlanta Ga, rapper (Another Bad Creation)
1979 Alita Dawson, Miss Connecticut Teen USA (1997)
1979 Julia Schultz, San Diego CA, playmate (Feb, 1998)
1981 Cristin Duren, Miss Florida Teen USA (Miss Photogenic-1997)
1996 Cedric Pioline, Neuilly/Seine France, tennis pro (US open final-93)

Events


1094 Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar [El Cid] occupies Valencia on the Moren
1215 King John reluctantly signs the Magna Carta at Runnymede.
1215 King John reluctantly signs the Magna Carta at Runnymede.
1215 King John signs Magna Carta at Runnymede, England
1219 King Valdemar brought victory for Denmark
1246 Battle at Leitha: Hungary-Austrian
1389 Battle of Kossovo; Turks defeat Serbs, Bosnians
1520 The pope threatens to toss Luther out of the Catholic Church.
1520 The pope threatens to toss Luther out of the Catholic Church.
1567 Battle at Carberry Scot: Protestant troops beat Earl Bothwells army
1567 Genoa Italy expels Jews
1590 Pope Leo X threatens to excommunicate Martin Luther
1626 King Charles I disbands English parliament
1643 Able Tasmania returns to Batavia after discovering Tasmania
1664 The state of New Jersey is founded.
1664 The state of New Jersey is founded.
1664 NJ established
1741 Capt Bering leaves Petropavlovsk, sailing to America
1752 Ben Franklin's kite is struck by lightning, shocking!
1752 Ben Franklin's kite is struck by lightning, shocking!
1752 Ben Franklin's performs his kite-flying experiment
1762 Austria uses 1st paper currency
1775 Washington appointed commander-in-chief of the American Army.
1775 Washington appointed commander-in-chief of the American Army.
1775 George Washington appointed commander-in-chief of American Army
1779 General Anthony Wayne captures Stony Point, Bronx
1785 2 French balloonists die in world's 1st fatal aviation accident
1802 Toussaint L'Ouverture leaves Haiti, prisoner on French ship Hros
1804 12th amendment ratified; deals with manner of choosing president
1808 Jozef Napoleon becomes king of Spain
1834 Rioters in Safed Palestine kills many Jews
1836 Arkansas becomes 25th state
1836 Arkansas becomes 25th state
1836 Arkansas becomes 25th state
1844 Goodyear patents the process for vulcanization of rubber.
1844 Goodyear patents the process for vulcanization of rubber.
1844 Goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber
1846 Oregon Treaty signed, setting US-British boundary at 49 North.
1846 Oregon Treaty signed, setting US-British boundary at 49 North.
1846 Oregon Treaty signed, setting US-British boundary at 49N
1851 Jacob Fussell, Baltimore dairyman, sets up 1st ice-cream factory
1857 SF Water Works organized
1860 1st White settlement in Idaho (Franklin)
1861 Johnston evacuates Harpers Ferry
1862 Gen JEB Stuart completes his "ride around McClellan"
1863 2nd battle at Winchester Va, ends in Federal defeat; 1350 casualities
1864 -17] Skirmish at Gilgal Church, Georgia
1864 Battle for Petersburg begins as Gen Grant assaults Confederate line
1864 Capt Mendell begins building 640m long ponton bridge over James R Va
1864 Congress passes legislation equalizing pay for Black soldiers
1864 Robert E Lee's home area (Arlington, VA) becomes a military cemetery
1866 Prussia attacks Austria
1869 Celluloid patented by John Wesley Hyatt, Albany, NY
1869 Mike McCoole (US) defeats Tom Allen (England) in bare-knuckle bout
1871 Phoebe Couzins is 1st woman graduate of a US collegiate law school
1876 Sara Spencer (R) is 1st woman to address a US presidential convention
1876 Tsunami's after earthquake floods NE coast of Japan, kills 28,000
1877 Henry O Flipper becomes 1st black graduate at West Point
1878 First attempt at motion pictures(using 12 cameras, each taking one picture (to see if all 4 horse's hooves leave the ground during a gallop. Leland Stanford bet they didn't. He lost).
1878 First attempt at motion pictures(using 12 cameras, each taking one picture (to see if all 4 horse's hooves leave the ground during a gallop. Leland Stanford bet they didn't. He lost).
1878 1st attempt at motion pictures (used 12 cameras, each taking 1 picture) done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground
1887 Carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel
1887 NY Giants beat Phila Phillies 29-1
1887 Stanley's expedition reaches Yambuya waterfalls Congo
1888 Wilhelm II becomes emperor of Germany
1889 Start of Sherlock Holmes Adv "Stockbroker's Clerk" (BG)
1894 Phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8
1896 Tsunami strikes Shinto festival on beach at Sanriku Japan 27,000 are killed, 9,000 injured, with 13,000 houses destroyed
1897 Liberals/social-democrats win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election
1898 US House of Reps accept annexation of Hawaii
1898 US marines attack Spanish off Guantnamo Cuba
1901 7th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 331 at Myopia Hunt Club MA
1902 Canada's Maritime Provinces switch from Eastern to Atlantic time
1902 Minor League's most lopsided baseball game: Corsicana 51; Texarkana 3 Justin Clark of Corsicana, Tx minors hits 8 home runs in 1 game
1904 Side-wheeler "General Slocum" burns in NY's East River (1,031 die)
1907 44 nations meet in 2nd Hague Peace Conference
1908 World congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam
1912 26th US Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Eleonora Sears (64 62)
1915 US government mints 1st $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo
1916 Boys Scouts of America forms
1918 1" of snow falls in Northern Pennsylvania
1918 50th Belmont: Frank Robinson aboard Johren wins in 2:20.6
1919 1st nonstop Atlantic flight (Alcock & Brown) lands in Ireland
1920 De Zweef soccer team forms in Nijverdal
1921 Bessie Coleman reaches France as US 1st black pilot
1923 Belgium's Theunis govt falls because of mine, post & railroad strike
1924 1st transmission of radio Bloemendaal
1924 Ford Motor Company manufactures its 10 millionth Model T automobile
1924 J Edgar Hoover assumed leadership of the FBI
1924 Native Americans are proclaimed US citizens
1925 Phila A's go into bottom of 8th inning trailing 15-4, then score 13 times to defeat Cleveland 17-15
1926 7th French govt of Briand falls
1928 Ty Cobb, 41, steals home for 50th & final time
1929 1st time NY curb stock exchange transacts more business than NY Exch
1931 Eddie Collins & Harry Heilmann, retire from baseball
1931 Poland & USSR sign friendship & trade treaty
1934 Great Smokey Mountains National Park dedicated
1938 1st night game at Bkln Ebbets Field (Reds 6, Dodgers 0) as Cin Red Johnny Vander Meer hurls unprecedented 2nd consecutive no-hitter
1940 France surrenders to Hitler.
1940 France surrenders to Hitler.
1940 38 Italians Fiat bombers bomb Luc-and-Province
1940 Bread & flour rationed in Holland
1940 France surrenders to Hitler, German troops occupy Paris
1940 Soviet Army occupies Lithuania
1943 Congress of racial Equality (CORE) forms
1944 US forces begin invasion of Saipan in Pacific
1945 ANJV established in Concert building, Amsterdam
1945 Dutch political party ANJV forms
1947 1st night game at Detroit Briggs Stadium (Tigers 4, Athletics 1)
1947 47th US Golf Open: Lew Worsham shoots a 282 at St Louis CC in MO
1948 1st night game at Briggs Stadium: Detroit Tigers beat Phila A's
1948 Bradman is out for a duck, but Australia win Test Cricket anyway
1948 WPIX TV channel 11 in NYC, NY (IND) begins broadcasting
1948 WTNH TV channel 8 in New Haven, CT (ABC) begins broadcasting
1949 Phils Eddie Waitkus, shot by Ruth Steinhagen, 19, at Eddgewater Hotel
1950 Dutch police seize condoms
1951 First commercial electronic computer dedicated in Philadelphia.
1951 First commercial electronic computer dedicated in Philadelphia.
1951 1st coml electronic computer dedicated Phila
1951 Joe Louis scored his last knock out victory
1953 Browns end Yankees win streak at 18 & Browns 14-game losing streak
1953 Johnny Mize is 93rd player to get 2,000 hits
1953 NYC Transit Authority forms
1953 WLFI TV channel 18 in Lafayette, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 Great Britain's 2 biggest steel factory nationalized
1955 Australia score 8-758 v West Indies at Kingston, their best ever
1956 John Lennon (15) & Paul McCartney (13) meet for 1st time as Lennon's rock group Quarrymen perform at a church dinner
1957 "Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 123 perf
1957 42.01 cm (16.54") of rainfall, East St Louis, Ill (state record)
1957 57th US Golf Open: Dick Mayer shoots a 282 at Inverness Club in Toledo
1957 89th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Gallant Man wins in 2:26.6
1957 Yanks trade Billy Martin & Ralph Terry for Ryne Duran
1958 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
1960 Angel Cordero wins his 1st of over 7000 horse races
1960 Argentina complains to UN about Israeli illicit transfer of Eichmann
1961 Expansion Wash Senators are 30-30, latest date an expansion team will be at .500, Washington will lose their next 10 games
1962 Phillies score 10 runs in an inning against Reds en route to 13-8 win
1962 South Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes
1962 WWUP TV channel 10 in Sault Ste Marie, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1963 "Sound of Music" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 1443 perfs
1963 "Sukiyaki" hits #1
1963 Buddy Nobles runs world record marathon (2:14:28)
1963 Israeli premier David Ben-Gurion resigns
1963 SF Giants Juan Marichal no-hits Houston Colt .45s, 1-0
1964 Last French troops leave Algeria
1965 Bob Dylan records "Like a Rolling Stone"
1965 Denny McLain in relief strikesout 1st 7 batters faced & record 14 in 6 2/3 innings, Bill Freehan ties catcher record of 19 putouts
1965 South Africa begins economic boycott of Dutch products
1967 Gov Reagan signs liberalized California abortion bill
1968 "How Now, Dow Jones" closes at Lunt Fontanne NYC after 220 perfs
1968 "I Do! I Do!" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 561 performances
1968 "New Faces of 1965" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 52 performances
1968 15th Curtis Cup: US, 10-7
1968 John Lennon & Yoko Ono plant an acorn at Conventry Cathedral
1968 Yummy Yummy Yummy by Ohio Express hits #4
1969 "Hee Haw" with Roy Clark & Buck Owens premieres on CBS TV
1969 69th US Golf Open: Orville Moody shoots a 281 at Champs GC in Houston
1969 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
1969 Mets help their power needs by adding 1st baseman Donn Clendenon
1970 16th LPGA Championship won by Shirley Englehorn
1971 Vernon E Jordan Jr, appointed exec director of National Urban League
1972 Rock fall inside Vierzy Tunnel (France) causes 2 train crash; 107 die
1972 West German police arrested RAF leader Ulrike Meinhof
1973 "American Graffiti" opens in NYC
1974 "Streak" by Ray Stevens hit #1 on UK pop chart
1975 Soyuz 19 launched
1975 Soyuz 19 launched
1975 45th French Mens Tennis: Bjrn Brg beats Guillermo Vilas (62 63 64)
1975 Carol Mann wins Lawson's LPGA Golf Classic
1976 Yankees trade May, Martinez, Pagan, MacGregor & Demsey to Baltimore for Holtzman, Alexander, Grant Jackson, Elrod Henrick & Jim Freeman
1976 Rain out! Astrodome cancels game heavy rains make it difficult for visiting team & umpires to get through flooded streets to the stadium
1977 Spain's first free elections since 1936.
1977 Spain's first free elections since 1936.
1977 NY Mets trade Tom Seaver to Reds for Pat Zachry
1977 Spain's 1st free elections since 1936 (41 years)
1977 Wim Polak becomes mayor of Amsterdam
1978 Soyuz 29 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6; they stay 139 days.
1978 Soyuz 29 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6; they stay 139 days.
1978 Belgian govt resigns
1978 Italy's pres Leone resigns due to Lockheed affair
1978 Jordan's King Hussein marries Elizabeth Halaby, 26-yr-old American
1978 Soyuz 29 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6; they stay 139 days
1979 1st space shuttle SRB qualification test firing; 122 seconds
1980 "Fearless Frank" opens at Princess Theater NYC for 12 performances
1980 80th US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 272 at Baltusrol GC NJ
1980 Dale Lundquis wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
1980 Jorge Orta of Cleveland gets 6 hits in a baseball game
1982 Riots in Argentina after Falklands/Malvinas defeat.
1982 Riots in Argentina after Falklands/Malvinas defeat.
1982 Riots in Argentina after Falklands/Malvinas defeat
1982 Supreme Court rules all children, regardless of citizenship, are entitled to a public education
1983 Cards trade Keith Hernandez to Mets for Neil Allen & Rick Ownbey
1983 Supreme Court struck down state & local restrictions on abortion
1984 "Thicke Of The Night," TV Talk Show last airs in syndication
1984 Thomas Hearns KOs Roberto Duran
1984 Vitesse soccer team forms in Arnhem
1985 "Pryor's Place," children show last airs on CBS-TV
1985 En route to Halley's Comet, USSR's Vega 2 drops lander on Venus
1985 Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1985 Russian space probe Vega 2 lands on Venus
1986 86th US Golf Open: Ray Floyd shoots a 279 at Shinnecock Hills GC NY
1986 Juli Inkster wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1986 Pravda announces high-level Chernobyl staff fired for stupidity
1986 Raymond Floyd wins US Open golf tournament
1987 Bettino Craxi's Socialist Party wins election in Italy
1987 Michael Spinks TKOs Gerry Cooney in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1988 NASA launches space vehicle S-213
1988 Turkish premier zal meets Greek premier Papandreou in Athens
1989 Balt Orioles pull their 9th triple play (vs Yankees)
1989 Ronald Reagan is knighted by Queen Elizabeth
1990 "Dick Tracy" with Warren Beatty & Madonna premieres
1991 Mt Pinatubo, Philippines erupts: 20 million tons of sulfur dioxide will slightly cool the earth for several years.
1991 Mt Pinatubo, Philippines erupts: 20 million tons of sulfur dioxide will slightly cool the earth for several years.
1991 Carolyn Tanny & Bob Trischel wed
1991 Philippines volcano Mount Pinatubo erupts
1992 1st Berlin Air Show in 60 years
1992 Director Frank Perry (Mommie Dearest) marries Virginia Bush Ford
1992 During spelling bee, Quayle misspells potato, as potatoe
1992 Erie Sailors (Fla Marlin farm team) 1st game beat Jamestown 6-5 in 13
1992 Ghana Airways inaugurates flights to JFK Airport (NYC)
1992 Jeff Reardon breaks Rollie Fingers' save record with #342
1992 Dan Quayle, relying on faulty card, erroneously instructs Trenton NJ, elementary student to spell "potato," "potatoe" during spelling bee
1994 Disney's "Lion King," opens in theaters with $42 million
1994 NY Giants cut quarterback Phil Simms
1994 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
1995 "Chronicles of a Death Foretold" opens at Plymouth NYC for 55 perfs
1995 Mark Ilott takes 9-19 incl all lbw hat-trick, Essex v Northants
1995 Northants all out 46 v Essex & wins game next day
1997 "Little Foxes," closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 56 perfs
1997 97th US Golf Open: Ernie Els shoots a 276 Congressional CC Bethesda Md
1997 British model Naomi Campbell, hospitalized on drug overdose
1997 Danielle Ammaccapane wins Edina Realty LPGA Classic
1997 Du Mauier Senior Golf Champions
1998 32nd TNN Music City News Country Awards

That's All....

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