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Saturday, June 16, 2018.



Birthdays


1583 Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent
1633 Nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer
1637 Giovanni Paulo Colonna, composer
1752 Meingosus Gaelle, composer
1801 J. Plcker --1868
1801 J. Plcker --1868
1801 J. Plcker --1868
1801 J. Plcker --1868
1801 J. Plcker --1868
1834 Wesley Merritt, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1910
1837 Eli Long, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903
1839 J.P.C. Petersen --1910
1839 J.P.C. Petersen --1910
1839 J.P.C. Petersen --1910
1839 J.P.C. Petersen --1910
1839 J.P.C. Petersen --1910
1843 David Popper, composer
1843 Jan Malat, composer
1853 Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer
1858 Eugene Ysaye, composer
1858 Gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50)
1861 Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian
1863 Paul Antonin Vidal, composer
1874 Arthur Meighen, (C) 9th PM of Canada (1920-21, 1926)
1879 Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)
1879 Theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees the boy)
1888 Bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown)
1890 Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], England, comedian (Laurel & Hardy)
1892 Lupino Lane, London England, actress (Love Parade)
1894 Norman Kerry, Rochester NY, actor (Phantom of the Opera)
1895 Stan Laurel, of Laurel and Hardy fame
1895 Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], comedian (Laurel & Hardy)
1895 Stan Laurel, of Laurel and Hardy fame
1896 Jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer (Peugeot)
1896 William Fitzgerald Jenkins, author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants)
1899 Helen Traubel, St Louis MO, soprano (Sieglinde in Walkre, Nightclubs)
1899 Nelson Doubleday, US, publisher (Doubleday)
1900 Jan van Tilburg, governor Suriname (PVDA, 1955-62)
1901 Arthur Pierson, Oslo Norway, actor/director (Hat Check Girl)
1901 Conrad Beck, composer
1902 Barbara McClintock, U.S. cytogeneticist (Nobel 1983)
1902 Barbara McClintock, US, cytogeneticist (Jumping Genes, Nobel 1983)
1902 Kornelis Posthumus, Dutch chemist
1902 Barbara McClintock, U.S. cytogeneticist (Nobel 1983)
1903 Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer
1904 Gerard Holt, Dutch architect
1906 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)
1907 Jack Albertson, Malden Mass, actor (Thin Man, Chico & the Man)
1907 John Hadfield, author/publisher (Love on a Branch Line)
1909 Willi Boskovsky, Austria, conductor (new years concert)
1910 E G Marshall, Owatonna Minn, actor (Lawrence-Defenders, Caine Mutiny)
1910 Ilona Massey, Budapest Hungary, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show)
1910 Lord Richardson, president (General Medical Council)
1910 Richard Maling Barrer, chemist
1911 Georg Meistermann, German (glass)painter (Raumpl„nen)
1912 Enoch Powell, England, MP (C)/racist/Greek professor
1912 John Peel, MP
1914 Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer (140 for England, 1948)
1914 Stewart Griffith, secretary (MCC)
1915 Joseph Kagan, businessman
1915 Mariano Rumor, premier Italy
1916 Francis Lopez, composer
1916 Hank Luisetti, NBA forward (1st to use a one-handed shot)
1917 Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post)
1919 Lord Aberdare, committee chairman (House of Lords)
1920 John Howard Griffin, American photographer, author(Black Like Me)
1920 John Howard Griffin, US, photographer/author (Black Like Me)
1920 John Howard Griffin, American photographer, author(Black Like Me)
1921 Lord Perry of Walton, SDP/vice chancellor (Open University England)
1923 Ake Hermanson, composer
1923 Henryk Czyz, composer
1924 Sayed Idries Shah, thinker
1925 Faith Domergue, New Orleans, actress (House of 7 Corpses)
1925 Richard Jacobs, philanthropist/sports owner (Cleveland Indians)
1927 Robert Matthews, master (Clare College Cambridge England)
1927 Thomas W "Tom" Graveney, English cricket batsman (50's & 60's)
1928 Harold Hanham, vice chancellor (Lancaster University)
1928 Sergiu Comissiona, Buch Romania, conductor (Haifa Symph 1959-64)
1929 James Kirtland Randall, composer
1930 Brian Statham, cricketer (masterful England quick for two decades)
1930 David Konstant, bishop (Leeds)
1931 Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader
1931 Ivo Petric, composer
1931 Robert F [Bob] Smith, (Rep-R-OR, 1983- )
1932 David Keylsey, actor/director
1932 Ralph Robins, CEO (Rolls-Royce)
1933 Joachim Nowotny, writer
1934 Eileen Atkins, London England, actress (Equus, Devil Within Her)
1934 Janet Pilgrim, playmate (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956)
1934 Little Caesar, vocalist (Little Caesar & the Romans)
1934 Lord Patrick Beresforord, blood-stock agent
1934 Lucia Dlugoszewski, composer
1935 Jim Dine, Cincinnati Oh, pop artist (St John the Divine)
1936 August Willemsen, Dutch poet/translator
1936 Fred Oster, Dutch TV host
1937 Erich Segal
1937 Erich Segal
1937 Erich Segal
1937 Erich Segal
1937 Erich Segal
1937 August Busch III, CEO (Anheuser-Busch, St Louis Cards)
1937 Erich Segal, Brooklyn NY, author (Love Story, Oliver's Story)
1938 Joyce Carol Oates
1938 Joyce Carol Oates
1938 Joyce Carol Oates
1938 Joyce Carol Oates
1938 Joyce Carol Oates
1938 Helen Ryan, British?, actress (Hannah)
1938 James Bolam, actor (Crucible of Terror)
1938 Joyce Carol Oates, NY, novelist (Garden of Earthly Delights)
1938 Michael Culver, British? actor (Devil's Webs)
1938 Mickie Finn, Hugo Okla, TV hostess/banjo player (Mickie Finn's)
1940 Billy "Crash" Craddock, Greensboro NC, singer
1940 Hans Dorrestijn, Dutch cabaret performer
1941 Lamont Dozier, Detroit, songwriter (Dozier-Holland-Dozier)
1942 Eddie Levert, Canton Ohio, vocalist (O'Jays-For the Love of Money)
1942 Giacomo Agostini, Lovere, Italy, world motorcycle race champion
1942 John Rostill, rocker
1943 Joan Van Ark
1943 Joan Van Ark
1943 Joan Van Ark
1943 Joan Van Ark
1943 Joan Van Ark
1943 Joan Van Ark, NYC, actress (Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing)
1944 Joan Barbara Grigor, artist
1944 Takamiyama, [Jesse Kuhaulua], Hawaii, 1st non-Japanese sumo champion
1946 Lord Astor, of Hever
1946 Neil MacGregor, director (British National Gallery)
1946 Simon Williams, US, actor (Fiendish plot of dr Fu Manchu)
1949 Kale Browne, San Rafael Calif, actor (Michael Hudson-Another World)
1949 Peppy Castro, [Emil Thielhelm], NYC, rock vocalist (Balance)
1950 James Smith, US, singer (Stylistics-Can't Give you Anything)
1950 Jesse Dizon, Oceanside Calif, actor (Ramon-Operation Petticoat)
1951 John Salthouse, British(?) actor (American Werewolf in London)
1951 Michel Viso, France, cosmonaut
1951 Roberto Duran, boxer (fists of stone, no m…s)
1951 Sonia Braga, Maringa Brazil, actress (Dona Flor & Her 2 Husbands)
1952 Aleksandr Zaitsev, USSR, pairs figure skating (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
1952 Gino Vanelli, Montreal Quebec, singer (Living Inside Myself)
1952 Rob Kloet, pop drummer/singer (Nits-In the Dutch Mountains)
1953 Ian Mosley, Paddington London, drummer (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)
1954 Gary Roberts, rocker (Boomtown Rats)
1954 Jeffrey S Ashby, Dallas Tx, astronaut (sk: STS 85)
1955 Laurie Metcalf, Carbonville Illinois, actress (Jackie-Roseanne)
1955 Simon Bailey, priest
1957 Adri van Tiggelen, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/PSV)
1957 Ian Buchanan, Scotland, actor (General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show)
1961 Robbie Kerr, cricketer (Queensland opener 2 Tests for Australia 1985)
1963 Mohsin Kamal, cricketer (Pakistani fast bowler 1984- )
1965 J J Birden, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
1965 Johannes Harisch, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1966 [Eric] Randy Barnes, Charleston WV, shot putter (Oly-silv/gold-88, 96)
1966 Jan Zelezny, Czech, javelin thrower (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)
1968 Alton Montgomery, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)
1968 Matt Turk, NFL punter (Washington Redskins)
1968 Nehemiah Perry, cricketer (fine Jamaican off-spinner)
1968 Patrick Stuart, Hollywood Cal, actor (Will Cortlandt-All My Children)
1969 Kevin Young, Alpena MI, infielder (KC Royals)
1969 L B Stephens, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970 Michael Husted, NFL place kicker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1970 Phil A Mickelson, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1991 Northern Telecom)
1971 Tupac Shakur
1971 Tupac Shakur
1971 Tupac Shakur
1971 Tupac Shakur
1971 Tupac Shakur
1971 Andre President, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
1971 Christopher Gomez, LA Calif, infielder (San Diego Padres)
1971 Tupac Shakur, Bkln NY, rap star/actor (Juice, Bullet) (killed in 1996)
1972 Shawnelle Scott, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
1973 Shannon Myers, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
1975 Asa Carlsson, Vasteras Sweden, tennis star (1995 Futures-Stockholm)
1975 Maria Sinigerova, Miss Universe-Bulgaria (1996)
1976 Frank van Twillert, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
1993 Alice Ann Newman, daughter of Gretchen & Randy

Events


632 Origin of Persian [Yezdegird] Era
1338 German monarch declares pope & king's decree redundant
1487 Battle at Stoke: Henry VII beats John de la Pole & Lord Lovell
1567 Mary Queen of Scots thrown into Lochleven Castle prison
1567 Mary Queen of Scots thrown into Lochleven Castle prison
1567 Mary, Queen of Scots, imprisoned in Lochleven Castle prison Scotland
1624 Judge directs US colony Virginia to English crown
1673 Peace of Vossem: Fren King Louis XIV & Frederik Willem of Brandenburg
1745 English fleet occupies Cap Breton on St Lawrence River
1746 Battle at Piacenza: Austria & Sardinia beat Spanish & French army
1755 British capture Fort Beaus‚jour, expel Acadians
1775 The Battle of Bunker Hill (actually it was Breed's Hill).
1775 The Battle of Bunker Hill (actually it was Breed's Hill).
1775 Battle of Bunker Hill (actually it is Breed's Hill)
1775 Liberty Bell rang for the 2nd Continental Congress
1779 In support of the US, Spain declares war on England
1779 Vice-adm Hardy sails out of Isle of Wright against Spanish Armada
1784 Holland forbids orange clothes
1794 1st stone layed at Dutch biggest grain windmill (De Walvisch)
1815 Battle at Ligny: French army under Napoleon beats Prussia
1815 Battle at Quatre-Bras: allies strike French
1822 Denmark Vessy leads slave rebellion in South Carolina
1823 King Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp
1832 Battle of Kellogg's Grove, Ill
1836 London Working Men's Assn forms
1842 Natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die
1858 "A house divided against itself cannot stand" - Abraham Lincoln.
1858 "A house divided against itself cannot stand" - Abraham Lincoln.
1858 Abraham Lincoln says "A house divided against itself cannot stand"
1861 Battle of Vienna, VA & Secessionville, SC (James Island)
1864 Battle of Lynchburg VA
1864 Skirmish at Golgotha Georgia
1864 Union Gen Grant begin siege of Petersburg, Va
1871 Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of Mystic Shrine founded, NYC
1873 Pres Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perc‚ indians
1879 Gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theater NYC
1880 Salvation Army forms in Londo
1881 Austria-Hungary & Serbia sign military treaty
1882 17" hailstones weighing 1.75 lbs fall in Dubuque Iowa
1883 1st baseball "Ladies' Day" (NY Gothams beat Cleve Spiders 5-2)
1884 1st roller coaster used (Coney Island NY)
1884 On Coney Island, the 1st roller coaster begins operating
1893 RW Rueckheim invents Cracker Jack
1896 Temperature hits 127ųF at Fort Mojave, Calif
1898 China's emperor De Zong (Guang Xu) receives Kang Youwei
1899 Victor Trumper's 1st Test Cricket century 135* v England, Lord's
1903 Ford Motor Company, a vehicle manufacturer, is founded.
1903 Ford Motor Company, a vehicle manufacturer, is founded.
1903 1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out victory 1-0 over White Sox
1903 Ford Motors incorporates
1903 Pepsi Cola company forms
1904 Bloomsday (date of events in James Joyce's Ulysses)
1909 1st US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000
1909 Jim Thorpe makes his pro baseball pitching debut for Rocky Mount (ECL) with 4-2 win, this will cause him to forfeit his Olympic medals
1913 South-African parliament forbids blacks owning land
1916 Boston Brave's Tom Hughes 2nd no-hitter beats Pitts, 2-0
1917 1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia
1917 49th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Hourless wins in 2:17.8
1922 Henry Berliner demonstrates his helicopter to US Bureau of Aeronautics
1923 Sun Yat Sen founds military academy
1924 South Africa all out 30 v England in 48 minutes, Gilligan 6-7
1927 31st US Golf Open: Tommy Armour shoots a 301 at Oakmont CC in Pa
1929 Otto E Funk, 62, ends marathon walk (NY to SF, 4165 miles in 183 days)
1931 Austrian govt of Ender falls
1932 Germany forbids SA/SS-gang fights
1932 Pres Hoover & VP Charles Curtis renominated by Rep Convention
1932 Sutcliffe & Holmes make 555 opening cricket stand for Yorks v Essex
1933 US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is created.
1933 US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is created.
1933 National Industrial Recovery Act becomes law (later struck down)
1933 US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) created
1935 US Congress accepts FDR's "New Deal"
1936 Dutch queen Wilhelmina opens the Waal bridge
1936 Pope Pius XI receives Anton Mussert (Dutch Nazi collaborator)
1937 Marx Brothers' "A Day At The Races" opens in LA
1938 Jimmie Foxx is walked a record 6 consecutive times by Browns
1938 St Louis Browns walk Boston Red Sox Jimmy Foxx 6 times in a row
1940 Communist govt installed in Lithuania
1940 General De Gaulle arrives in Bordeaux
1941 1st US federally owned airport opened Wash DC
1943 Race riot in Beaumont Texas (2 die)
1944 Iceland adopts constitution
1944 King Edward VI visits Montgomery's HQ in Normandy
1944 US bombs Kyushu Japan
1945 71st Preakness: Wayne D Wright aboard Polynesian wins in 1:58.8
1945 Boo Ferriss loses to Yanks 3-2 after starting his career with 8 wins
1946 "Annie Get Your Gun" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 1147 perfs
1946 46th US Golf Open: Lloyd Mangrum shoots a 284 at Canterbury GC Cleve
1947 1st network news-Dumont's "News from Washington"
1947 Pravda denounces Marshall Plan
1949 Gas turbine-electric locomotive demonstrated, Erie Pa
1951 51st US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 287 at Oakland Hills CC Mich
1951 83rd Belmont: David Gorman aboard Counterpoint wins in 2:29
1952 Soviet Fighters shoot Swedish Catalina reconnaissance flight down
1953 Despite Johnny Mize 2,000th hit, Yanks lose ending 18 game win streak & also ending St Louis Brown 14 game losing streak
1954 Dutch military conscription shortened from 20 to 18 months
1954 Ngo Dinh Diem elected president of Vietnam
1955 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
1955 Pope Pius XII ex-communicates Argentine Pres Juan Peron
1956 56th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 281 at Oak Hill CC NY
1956 88th Belmont: David Erb aboard Needles wins in 2:29.8
1957 French offensive in Algeria
1957 White Sox reliever Dixie Howell hits 2 HRs to beat Wash Senators 8-6
1958 "Flip Top Box" by Dicky Doo & The Don'ts hits #46
1958 Govt troops land on North-Celebes Indonesia
1960 "Psycho," opens in NY
1960 Pres Eisenhower cancels trip to Japan
1961 Dave Garroway is fired as Today Show host
1961 Discoverer 25 launched
1961 Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects to West in Paris
1962 2 US army officers killed in Saigon
1962 Caspar Weinberger (Sec of Def 1981-87), indicted on Iran-contra charge
1963 Valentina Tereshkova becomes first woman in space.
1963 Valentina Tereshkova becomes first woman in space.
1963 Levi Eshkol replaces David Ben-Gurion as Israeli PM
1963 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Women's Golf Open
1963 Valentina Tereshkova (USSR) is 1st woman in space, aboard Vostok 6
1964 Amnesty granted to 3,000 political prisoners
1964 Quake strikes Niigata Japan
1966 "Rowan & Martin Show," debuts on NBC-TV
1966 20th Tony Awards: Marat/Sade & Man of La Mancha win
1967 50,000 attend Monterey International Pop Festival
1968 Mickey Wright wins LPGA "500" Ladies Golf Classic
1968 68th US Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 275 at Oak Hill CC NY
1968 Lee Trevino is 1st to play all 4 rounds of golf's US open under par
1969 Supreme Court rules suspension of Adam Clayton Powell Jr from House
1970 Kenneth A Gibson elected 1st black mayor of Newark, NJ
1970 Race riots in Miami Florida
1971 Groningen soccer team forms in Groningen
1971 Racial disturbance in Jacksonville Florida
1973 Leonid I Brezhnev visit US
1974 74th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 287 at Winged Foot GC NY
1974 Homer Simpson & Marge Bouvier wed
1974 Sandra Haynie wins Lawson's LPGA Golf Open
1975 Bucks trade Kareem Abdul-Jabber & Walt Wesley to LA for 4 players
1975 Italy's Communist party PCI, wins
1975 Randy Farland finds a 14-leaf clover near Sioux Falls, SD
1975 Supreme Court rules uniform minimum legal fees are a violation
1976 Student uprisings begin in Soweto, South Africa (Soweto Day)
1977 Leonid Brezhnev named president of USSR
1977 Leonid Brezhnev named president of USSR
1977 "Beatlemania" opens on Broadway
1977 Fianna Fail-party wins Irish elections
1977 Leonid Brezhnev named president of USSR
1977 Ron Guidry's 1st complete game, 7-0 over KC Royals
1978 Cin Red Tom Seaver no-hits St Louis Cards, 4-0
1978 Ringo releases "Bad Boy" album; Wings releases "I've Had Enough"
1979 "Logical Song" by Supertramp peaks at #6
1979 Carl Yastrzemski hits his 1,000th extra base hit
1979 Moslem Brotherhood kills 62 sheiks in Aleppo Syria
1980 "Blues Brothers," premieres in Chicago
1980 Supreme Court rules new forms of life created in labs could be patents
1982 Britain requests Argentina arrange for return of prisoners
1983 Charlos Vieira completes 191 hr "nonstop" cycling in Leiria Portugal
1983 European Space Agency launches European Comm Satellite 1, Oscar 10
1983 Pope John Paul II visits Poland
1983 Ringo releases "Old Wave" album in West Germany
1983 USSR party leader Yuri Andropov elected president
1984 Edwin Moses wins his 100th consecutive 400-meter hurdles race
1984 Edwin Moses wins his 100th consecutive 400-meter hurdles race
1984 Edwin Moses wins his 100th consecutive 400-meter hurdles race
1984 Matt de Waal finishes 14,290-mi round trip from Salt Lake City (106d)
1985 85th US Golf Open: Andy North shoots a 279 at Oakland Hills CC Mich
1985 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1985 T C Chen, ahead by 4 strokes in final round of US Open
1985 Willie Banks of USA sets triple jump record (58'11«") in Indianapolis quadruple bogies 5th hole & never recovers
1986 1 day general strike in South Africa
1987 Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, opens
1987 Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz acquitted on all but gun possession charges after shooting 4 black youths who tried to rob him
1988 Boston Red Sox Barrett steals home
1988 In Santa Barbara, CA, a team of 32 divers begin cycling underwater on a standard tricycle, to complete 116.66 mi in 75 hrs 20 mins
1989 "Ghostbusters II" premieres
1989 Funeral for Imre Nagg, leader of Hungarian uprising in 1956
1989 Only 17 hole-in-ones recorded since US open began, today 4 more are made all on 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price)
1990 "U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer peaks at #8
1990 Nelson & Winnie Mandela visit Leidseplein, Amsterdam
1991 "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 241 perfs
1991 -23] NYC Mayor Dinkins declares "Joseph Doherty Week"
1991 91st US Golf Open: Payne Stewart shoots a 282 at Hazeline Natl GC Minn
1991 Boris Yeltsin elected president of Russian SSR
1991 Colleen Walker wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1991 Minnesota Twins win a team record 15 games in a row
1991 Otis Nixon steals NL record 6 bases in 1 day
1991 With 3 runs in 9th, Balt ends Twins 15 game win streak 6-5
1992 Colo Rockies 1st minor league team's (Bend Oregon in Class A) game
1992 Great Brit postage stamp 350 year battle near Edgehill
1992 Jeff King is 5th to be thrown out twice trying to steal in an inning
1992 Red Sox Mark Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yanks 1-0)
1992 Longest salami is 68'9 & 25 circumference, weighed 1,492lbs/5oz in Flekkefjord, Norway
1993 Ken Griffey Jr slugs his 100th career home run in Seattle's
1994 Martin Brodeur becomes 1st Devil to win Calder Trophy
1995 "Batman Forever" opens with a record $528 million weekend
1995 Marlins outfielder Andre Dawson hits his 400th NL career HR (429)
1995 Salt Lake City awarded the XIX Winter Olympics in 2002
1996 1st competitive game played on turf in Holland (in third grade)
1996 50th NBA Championship: Chic Bulls beat Seat Supersonic, 4 games to 2
1996 96th US Golf Open: Steve Jones shoots a 278 wins at Oakland Hills CC
1996 Liselotte Neumann wins First Bank Edina Realty LPGA Golf Classic
1997 31st Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & LeAnn Rimes

That's All....

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