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Tuesday, June 19, 2018.



Birthdays


1566 James I Stuart, king of Scotland (James VI)/England (1567/1603-25)
1595 Wladyslaw IV Vasa, king of Poland (1632-48)
1608 Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)
1613 Christian de Placker, composer
1623 B. Pascal --1662
1623 B. Pascal --1662
1623 B. Pascal --1662
1623 B. Pascal --1662
1623 Blaise Pascal, mathematician.
1623 Blaise Pascal, mathematician/physicist/religious writer (Pascal)
1623 B. Pascal --1662
1623 Blaise Pascal, mathematician.
1633 Philippus van Limborch, remonstrants theologist/vicar
1708 Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer
1717 Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, composer
1741 Reinier Vinkeles, Dutch engraver/art collector
1749 Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, France, chairman (National Convention)
1754 J.B.M.C. Meusnier --1793
1754 J.B.M.C. Meusnier --1793
1754 J.B.M.C. Meusnier --1793
1754 J.B.M.C. Meusnier --1793
1754 J.B.M.C. Meusnier --1793
1764 John Barrow, England, founded Royal Geographical Society
1764 Jos‚ Gervasio Artigas, general/father of Uruguay
1766 Edmund Weber, composer
1771 J.D. Gergonne --1859
1771 J.D. Gergonne --1859
1771 J.D. Gergonne --1859
1771 J.D. Gergonne --1859
1771 J.D. Gergonne --1859
1782 Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer (L'avenir)
1782 John Bray, composer
1783 Thomas Sully, US portrait painter (Queen Victoria)
1790 John Gibson, British (?) sculptor
1792 Gustav Schwab, writer
1810 Ferdinand David, violist/compser (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels)
1811 Henry Prince, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1814 Johannes H Weissenbruch, landscape painter
1815 John William Glover, composer
1834 Edgar H G Degas, French painter (ballerina)
1842 Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer
1843 Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer
1854 Alfredo Catalani, composer
1856 Elbert Hubbard, US, editor/publisher/author (Message to Garcia)
1858 Charles Haddon George Alexander, [George Samson], British actor
1858 Dirk Fock, governor-general of Neth Indies (1921-26)
1861 Douglas Haig, British fieldmarshal (Sudan, WW I)
1861 Jos‚ Protasio Rizal, Philippine optician/author/nationalist
1865 Alfred Hugenberg, German RC pres-dir of Krupp/media magnate
1865 May Whitty, Liverpool England, actress (Mrs Minerva, Suspicion)
1867 Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist
1867 Frank Iredale, cricketer (Australian batsman 1894-99)
1868 Heinrich Schenker, [A Niloff], Austrian musicologist (Urlinie)
1877 Charles Coburn, Macon Ga, actor (Acad-1943, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)
1878 James M Kilroe, priest of St Mary Star of the Sea, in the Bronx
1880 Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung)
1885 Stevan Hristic, composer
1886 Duchess of Windsor, divorcee
1886 Duchess of Windsor, divorcee
1886 Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer/writer (Hiawatha's Song)
1886 Duchess of Windsor, divorcee
1889 Enrico Celio, president (Switzerland)
1890 Barbara Everest, London England, actress (Fatal Witness, Inquest)
1893 Adriaan F Dussenbroek, Dutch family dr/co-founder (Union Natl Arubano)
1896 Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, divorcee
1897 Moe Howard
1897 Moe Howard
1897 Moe Howard
1897 Moe Howard
1897 Moe Howard
1897 Moe Howard, [Moses Horowitz], Bkln NY, comedian (3 Stooges)
1898 Paul Muller-Zurich, composer
1899 George Calinescu, Romania, literature (Enigma Otilei)
1900 Laura Hobson, NYC, TV writer/panelist (I've Got a Secret)
1901 Edward Lambert, British diplomat
1902 Guy Lombardo, conductor
1902 Guy Lombardo, London Ontario Canada, orch leader (Auld Lang Syne)
1902 Guy Lombardo, conductor
1903 Lou Gehrig
1903 Lou Gehrig
1903 Lou Gehrig
1903 Lou Gehrig
1903 Henry Louis Gehrig, the "Iron Horse" of the Yankees.
1903 Lou Gehrig
1903 [Henry] Lou[is] Gehrig, "Iron Horse", 1st baseman (NY Yankees)
1903 Walter Hammond, cricketer (one of the greatest of English batsman)
1903 Henry Louis Gehrig, the "Iron Horse" of the Yankees.
1904 Balis Dvarionas, composer
1905 George Voskovec, Czech, actor (Fred-Nero Wolfe, Peter-Skag)
1905 Taneli Kuusisto, composer
1908 Mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)
1908 Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91)
1909 Osamu Dazai, Japanese novelist (Tsugaru, No Longer Human)
1909 Edwin Gerschefski, composer
1909 Osamu Dazai, Japan, novelist (Tsugaru, No Longer Human)
1909 Osamu Dazai, Japanese novelist (Tsugaru, No Longer Human)
1910 Frederick Harry Baines, painter
1912 Jerry Jerome, Bkln NY, saxophonist (Words & Music)
1912 Martin Gabel, Phila, TV host (With this Ring)
1914 Alan Cranston, (Sen-D-CA, 1969- )
1914 Harry Lauter, White Plains NY, actor (Waterfront)
1914 Lester Flatt, Earl Scrugg's partner (Beverly Hillbillies theme)
1914 Morgan Morgan-Giles, Brits Lt admiral/MP
1915 Pat Buttram
1915 Pat Buttram
1915 Pat Buttram
1915 Pat Buttram
1915 Pat Buttram
1916 Pat Buttram, actor (Mr Haney-Green Acres)
1917 Joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwan minister (ZAPUA)
1918 Evelle Jansen Younger, prosecutor (Charles Manson, Sirhan Sirhan)
1919 Louis Jourdan
1919 Pauline Kael
1919 Louis Jourdan
1919 Pauline Kael
1919 Louis Jourdan
1919 Pauline Kael
1919 Louis Jourdan
1919 Pauline Kael
1919 Louis Jourdan
1919 Pauline Kael
1919 Louis Jourdan, Marseilles France, actor (Gigi, Can-Can, Madame Bovary)
1919 Pauline Kael, movie critic (NY Times, For Keeps)
1921 Allan Davis, (mayor-London)
1921 Herman Berserik, Dutch painter/graphic artist
1921 Howell T Heflin, (Sen-D-Alabama, 1979- )
1921 Rosalyn Yalow, famed award winning medical physicist
1922 Aage "Nils" Bohr, Danish atomic physicist, (Nobel 1975)
1922 Aage Neals Bohr, Denmark, physicist/study atomic nucleus (Nobel 1975)
1922 Aage "Nils" Bohr, Danish atomic physicist, (Nobel 1975)
1924 David Scott, priest
1924 Leo Nomellini, NFL defensive tackle (SF 49ers)
1924 Wassil Bykau, writer
1925 Alfred B Nzo, South African sec-gen ANC (1969- )
1925 Charlie Drake, British comic (Plank, Rhubarb Rhubarb, Splish Splash)
1927 Karel Kupka, composer
1928 Nancy Marchand, Buffalo NY, actress (Beacon Hill, Margaret-Lou Grant)
1928 Raymond Powell, British MP
1930 Bryan Kneale, British sculptor
1930 Jul Levi, composer
1931 "Against Iain" duke of Atholl, English large landowner
1932 Marisa Pavan, Cagliari Italy, actress (Solomon & Sheba, Rose Tattoo)
1932 Pier Angeli, Italy (Sodom & Gomorrah, Vintage, Battle of the Bulge)
1933 Viktor I. Patsayev, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
1933 Thelma Barlow, English actress (Mavis-Coronation Street)
1933 Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
1933 Viktor I. Patsayev, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
1934 Gena Rowlands
1934 Gena Rowlands
1934 Gena Rowlands
1934 Gena Rowlands
1934 Gena Rowlands
1934 Gena Rowlands, Cambria Wisc, actress (Gloria, Tempest, Brinks Job)
1934 Hammond Furlonge, cricketer (WI batsman in 3 Tests 1955-56)
1934 Terence Clark, British diplomat
1935 Tommy Devito, Montclair NJ, rock vocalist (Four Seasons-Sherry)
1936 Shirley Goodman, US R&B singers (Shirley & Lee-Feels so Good)
1938 Charles Gwathmey, architect (5 Architects)
1938 John Sheil, Northern Irish High Court judge
1939 Peter Duffell, Brits lt-general/minister of Defense
1940 Shirley "Cha Cha" Muldowney, drag racer (1st woman Top Fuel champ)
1941 Marlene Warfield, Queens NY, actress (Victoria-Maude)
1942 Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane, rocker (Spanky & Our Gang-Lazy Day)
1942 Jos Brink, Dutch TV host (Op Zoek)
1942 Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)
1942 Robert [Bob] W Kasten Jr, (Sen-R-WI, 1981- )
1945 Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician (Nobel)
1945 Tim Hovey, LA Calif, actor (Queen Bee, Toy Tiger, Man Afraid)
1945 Tobias Wolff, US writer (This Boy's Life)
1947 James T Walsh, (Rep-R-NY)
1947 Phylicia Ayers-Allen Rashad, Houston, actress (Clair-Bill Cosby)
1947 Salman Rushdie, Pak, novelist (Midnight's Children, Satanic Verses)
1948 Phylicia Rashad
1948 Phylicia Rashad
1948 Phylicia Rashad
1948 Phylicia Rashad
1948 Phylicia Rashad
1948 Dervin Gordon, rocker
1949 [Mary] Kathleen Turner, Springfield Mo, actress (Romancing The Stone)
1950 Constance Forslund, San Diego Calif, actress (Shining Season)
1951 Ann Wilson, San Diego Calif, rock vocalist (Heart-What About Love)
1951 Daria Nicolodi, Florence Italy, actress (Terror, Shock)
1952 Robert Ainsworth, British MP
1953 Larry Dunn, [Dunhill], US keyboardist (Earth Wind & Fire)
1954 Kathleen Turner
1954 Kathleen Turner
1954 Kathleen Turner
1954 Kathleen Turner
1954 Kathleen Turner
1954 Jim Cooper, (Rep-D-TN, 1983- )
1954 Michael O'Brien, British MP
1957 David Gleeson, Norfolk England, US, rower (Olympics-1996)
1959 Kimberley Leston, journalist
1959 Mark DeBarge, Grand Rapids Mich, rock vocalist (DeBarge-Who's Johnny)
1960 Heike Walpot, German, cosmonaut
1960 Johnny Lee Gray, Jr, LA Calif, 800m runner (Olympics-7th-1996)
1960 Patti Rizzo, Hollywood Fla, golfer (Mexican Amateur champion 1980)
1960 Simon Wright, heavy metal drummer (AC/DC)
1962 Paula Abdul
1962 Paula Abdul
1962 Paula Abdul
1962 Paula Abdul
1962 Paula Abdul
1962 Ken Tohill, jockey
1962 Paula Julie Abdul, Van Nuys Calif, singer/choreographer (Straight Up)
1962 Phillip Hatchett, Russellville Ky, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Quebec)
1962 Sid Fenech, jockey
1964 David Freedman, cricketer (NSW left-arm Chinese bowler since 1990)
1965 Karen Davies, Wrexham N Wales, golfer (1991 PING-Cellular One-6th)
1967 Eric Schweig, Inuvik Canada, actor (Dead Man's Walk)
1968 Jud Buechler, NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls)
1970 Chris Gray, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears)
1970 Claire Mitchell-Taverner, Australian field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
1970 Leonard Humphries, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
1970 Quincy Dushawn Watts, Detroit Mich, 400m runner
1970 Scott Brumfield, guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
1972 Andre Strode, CFL defensive back (BC Lions)
1972 Anna Van der Kamp, Abbotsford BC, rower (Olympics-96)
1972 Millard Coleman, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
1973 Arne van de Berg, soccer player (Willem II)
1973 Jahine Arnold, wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1973 Josie Davis, actress (Charles in Charge) [or Jan 16]
1975 Anna Valle, Miss Universe-Italy (1996)
1975 Anthony Parker, NBA guard (Phila 76ers)
1975 Brandon Mitchell, defensive end (New England Patriots)
1976 Darnell Autry, running back (Chicago Bears)
1978 Garfield the cat. "Big fat hairy deal".
1978 Garfield the Cat, animated character "Big fat hairy deal"
1978 Garfield the cat. "Big fat hairy deal".
1979 Soni Meduna, Omaha Neb, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)
1980 Amy Merrill, Miss Utah Teen USA (1997)
1984 Emil Coleman, orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Party)

Events


240 BC - Eratosthenes estimates the circumference of the earth.
240 BC - Eratosthenes estimates the circumference of the earth.
987 Louis IV, crowned king of France
1205 Pope Innocent III fires Adolf I as archbishop of Cologne
1269 King Louis IX of Frances decrees all Jews must wear a badge of shame
1286 Rabbenu Mir of Rothenbur imprisoned in fortress of Ensisheim
1369 Duke Philip the Stout marries Margaretha van Male
1464 French King Louis XI forms postal service
1502 Emperor Maximilian I & England sign treaty of Antwerp
1572 Garrison under Adrian van Swieten occupy Oudewater
1586 English colonists sailed from Roanoke Island NC
1588 Spanish Armada heavily destroyed in storm at Coru¤a
1621 Battle at Dragetsani: Turkish army beats Greece
1631 Peace of Cherasco: Charles de Gonzaga-Nevers becomes duke of Mantua
1669 Polish parliament selects Litouwer Michael Wisniopwiecki as king
1754 Albany Congress held by 7 British colonies & Iroquois indians
1756 146 English people imprisoned in Black Hole of Calcutta.
1756 146 English people imprisoned in Black Hole of Calcutta.
1770 General Church of New Jerusalem established
1778 Washington's troops finally leave Valley Forge.
1778 Washington's troops finally leave Valley Forge.
1778 Washington's troops finally leave Valley Forge
1825 Gioacchino Rossini's "Il viaggio a Reims," premieres
1829 Sir Robert Peel found London Metropolitan Police (Bobbies)
1835 New Orleans gives US govt Jackson Square to be used as a mint
1846 First baseball game: NY Nines 23, Knickerbockers 1 (Hoboken, NJ).
1846 First baseball game: NY Nines 23, Knickerbockers 1 (Hoboken, NJ).
1846 1st baseball game (Cartwright Rules)-NY Nines 23, Knickerbockers 1
1848 Elizabeth Stanton & Lucretia Mott open 1st women's rights convention
1850 Swedish/Norwegian crown prince Charles weds Dutch princess Wilhelmina
1861 Anaheim Post Office established
1861 Francis Pierpont is elected provisional governor of West Virginia
1862 Slavery outlawed in US territories.
1862 Slavery outlawed in US territories.
1862 Slavery outlawed in US territories
1863 Battle at Middleburg Virginia (100+ casualties)
1864 CSS "Alabama" sunk by USS "Kearsarge" off Cherbourg, France
1864 Skirmish at Pine Knob Georgia
1865 Siege of Richmond, VA
1865 Union Gen Granger declares slaves are free in Texas
1867 1st Belmont: J Gilpatrick aboard Ruthless wins in 3:05
1868 Maj Gen E R S Canby removes mayor of Columbia SC
1875 Formal opening of US Marine Hospital at Presidio
1881 Muhammad Ahmad becomes Mahdi of Sudan
1889 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Man with the Twisted Lip"
1893 Lizzie Bordon acquitted
1894 28th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Henry of Navarre wins in 1:56«
1910 Father's Day celebrated for first time in Spokane, Washington.
1910 Father's Day celebrated for first time in Spokane, Washington.
1910 1st airship in service "Germany"
1910 Father's Day celebrated for 1st time (Spokane, Wash)
1912 Tennessee University opened as Tennessee A & L State College
1914 54th British Golf Open: Harry Vardon shoots a 306 at Prestwick Club
1917 After WW I King George V ordered members of British royal family to dispense with German titles & surnames, they take the name Windsor
1921 Census in Great-Britain
1921 Turk & Christian of Palestine sign a friendship treaty against Jews
1922 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:28.2)
1923 "Moon Mullins," Comic Strip, debuts
1923 Baldwin-Mellon-agreement concerning Britain entering the war
1924 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 1500m (3:52.6)
1926 DeFord Bailey is 1st black to perform on Nashville's Grand Ole Opry
1931 First commercial photoelectric cell installed in West Haven Ct.
1931 First commercial photoelectric cell installed in West Haven Ct.
1931 1st photoelectric cell installed commercially West Haven Ct
1932 First concert given in San Francisco's Stern Grove.
1932 First concert given in San Francisco's Stern Grove.
1932 1st concert given in SF's Stern Grove
1932 Hailstones kill 200 in Hunan Province, China PR
1933 Austrian government-Dollfuss bans nazi-organizations
1934 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created
1934 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created
1934 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created
1936 Dutch Premier Colijn denies relation with German call-girl
1936 German boxer Max Schmeling World Champion KOs Joe Louis
1936 Joe McCarthy is named to manage AL All-Stars, rather than high-strung Mickey Cochrane, who is very close to a nervous breakdown
1937 Franco-troops conquer Bilbao Basques
1938 "Olympian Flyer" express train crashes in Montana, killing 47
1938 Italy beats Hungary 4-1 in soccer's 3rd World Cup at Paris
1938 Paul Waner (Pirates) homers off Pete Sivess (Phillies) in DH
1938 Reds Johnny Vander Meer extends his string of hitless innings to 21 2/3 before Debs Garms singles for Boston in 4th
1940 "Brenda Starr," 1st cartoon strip by a woman, appears in Chicago
1940 German 7th Armour division under gen-maj Rommel occupies Cherbourg
1940 G”ring orders seizure of Dutch horses, car, buses & ships
1941 Cheerios Cereal invents an O-shaped cereal
1941 Romania orders Jews to evacuate Darabani
1941 US president Roosevelt signs Two Ocean Navy Expansion Act
1942 Paul Waner, is 7th to get 3,000 hits
1943 "Shiek Of Arahy" Spike Jones & City Slickers peaks at #19
1943 NFL's Phila Eagles & Pitts Steelers merge, (dissolves on Dec 5)
1943 Race riot in Beaumont Texas
1944 -20] Battle of Philippines Sea
1944 300 Japanese aircrafts shot down
1944 French troops free Elba
1944 Heavy air raid on US fleet at Guam "Turkey Shoot"
1944 Japanese troops conquer Changsha China
1946 1st TV sports spectacular-Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn
1947 First plane to exceed 600 mph - Albert Boyd at Muroc, CA.
1947 First plane to exceed 600 mph - Albert Boyd at Muroc, CA.
1947 1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca
1948 Panama & Costa Rica recognize Israel
1948 USSR blocks access road to West Berlin
1952 "I've Got A Secret" debuts on CBS-TV with Garry Moore as host
1952 Bkln Dodger Carl Erskine no-hits Chicago Cubs, 5-0
1953 Albert W Dent, elected president of Natl Health Council
1953 WCSC TV channel 5 in Charleston, SC (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 WTPA (now WHTM) TV channel 27 in Harrisburg, PA (ABC) 1st broadcast
1954 54th US Golf Open: Ed Furgol shoots a 284 at Baltusrol GC in NJ
1954 Betty Jameson wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1954 Tasmanian Devil, debuts in "Devil May Hare" by Warner Bros
1955 55th US Golf Open: Jack Fleck shoots a 287 at Olympic CC in SF
1955 Mickey Mantle hits career HR # 100
1955 Phils beat Cubs 1-0 in 15, ties longest shut out in Phillies history
1956 Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films
1959 Senate rejects Ike's appointment of Lewis Strauss for Sec of Comm
1960 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1960 Loretta Lynn records "Honky Tonk Girl"
1961 "Little Egypt (Ying-Yang)" by Coasters peaks at #23
1961 Charlie Finley, changes A's manager Joe Gordon (26-33) for Hank Bauer
1961 Kuwait declares independence from UK
1961 NY Yankee Roger Maris hits his 25th of 61 HRs
1961 US Supreme Court struck down a provision in Md's constitution requiring state office holders to believe in God
1963 2 Russian space missions return to Earth
1963 Charter members of Canadian Football Hall of Fame chosen
1963 Greek govt of Pipinolis forms
1963 Valentina Tereshkova 1st woman in space returns to Earth
1964 Bob Dylan completes UK tour
1964 Cambuur Leeuwarden BVO soccer team forms in Leeuwarden
1964 Civil Rights Act of 1964 passes 73-27
1965 Algerian coup under colonel Houari Boum‚dienne, pres Ben Bella fired
1965 KYW-AM in Cleveland Ohio returns call letters to Philadelphia
1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Milwaukee Jaycee Golf Open
1967 Muhammad Ali is convicted for refusing induction in US Army
1967 Paul McCartney admits on TV that he took LSD
1968 50,000 participate in Solidarity Day March of Poor People's Campaign
1969 State troopers ordered to Cairo Ill, to quell racial disturbances
1970 A Nikolayev & V Sevastyanov return after 18 days in Soyuz 9
1970 Conservatives win British parliamentary election
1970 Jim Bouton's controversial "Ball Four" is published
1970 Yanks Horace Clarke breaks up a no-hitter in the 9th for the 2nd of 3 times in 28 days
1971 Mayor declares state of emergency in Columbus Ga, racial disturbance
1972 -29] Hurricane Agnes, kills 118 in NY & Florida
1972 40,000 pilots strike against naval officer
1973 "Rocky Horror Picture Show," stage production opens in London
1973 Pete Rose & Willie Davis both get career hit # 2,000
1974 KC Royal Steve Busby 2nd no-hitter beats Milwaukee Brewers, 2-0
1974 Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen) suspends constitution
1976 Viking 1 enters Martian orbit after 10 month flight from earth.
1976 Viking 1 enters Martian orbit after 10 month flight from earth.
1976 King Charles XVI Gustaf of Sweden marries Dutchess Silvia Sommerlath
1976 US Viking 1 goes into Martian orbit after 10-month flight from Earth
1977 77th US Golf Open: Hubert Green shoots a 278 at Southern Hills Tulsa
1977 Indians fire manager Frank Robinson & replace him with Jeff Torborg
1977 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1977 Pope Paul VI makes 19th-cen bishop John Neumann 1st US male saint
1977 Red Sox set 3 game record of 16 HRs, all against Yanks
1978 "Best Little Whorehouse..." opens at 46th St NYC for 1577 perfs
1978 Garfield, created by Jim Davis, 1st appears as a comic strip
1978 Ian Botham takes 8-34 v Pakistan, his best Test cricket bowling
1979 In NY 36,211 show up to witness return of Billy Martin as Yank mgr
1979 Mali's constitution goes into effect
1980 Battle between police & demonstrators in Capetown, 34 killed
1981 European Space Agency's Ariane carries two satellites into orbit.
1981 European Space Agency's Ariane carries two satellites into orbit.
1981 Boeing commercial Chinook 2-rotor helicopter is certified
1981 European Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit
1981 Heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, S Africa
1981 India's APPLE satellite, 1st to be stabilized on 3 axes, launched
1983 "Octopussy" premieres in US
1983 Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1984 "Weird Al" Yankovic gives free live performance at Del Mar Fair
1984 1st live TV appearance by Chief Justice Warren Burger (Nightline)
1985 Reggie Jackson hits his 513th HR to move into 10th place
1986 Argentina beats West Germany 3-2 in soccer's 13th World Cup
1987 ETA bomb attack in Barcelona, 15 killed
1987 Geffen records sign their 1st artist (Donna Summer)
1987 Supreme Court rules school teaching evolution need not teach creation
1987 Wee Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak ends
1987 Ben & Jerry Ice Cream & Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia announce new Ice Cream flavor, Cherry Garcia
1988 88th US Golf Open: Curtis Strange shoots a 278 at Country Club Mass
1988 Coup in Haiti
1988 Danny Spitz, heavy metal artist (Anthrax), weds Valerie
1988 Namphy takes control of Haitian govt
1988 Shirley Furlong wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1988 World's Largest Sausage completed at 13 1/8 miles long
1988 32 divers finish cycling underwater on a standard tricycle,to complete 116.66 mi in 75 hrs 20 mins
1989 Mets Dwight Gooden wins his 100th game (100-37)
1990 Gary Carter catches his 1,862nd career game breaks Al Lopez's NL mark
1991 2 of Mia Farrow's daughters arrested for shoplifting lingerie
1991 Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar surrenders to police
1991 NY Yankee Steve Howe records his 1st major league save since 1987
1992 "Batman Returns," opens
1992 Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
1992 Guardian Angel Curtis Sliwa is shot twice in NYC
1992 Inkhata-blood bath in Boipatong South-Africa
1992 NY Yankees 1st game in Baltimore Oriole's Camden Yards
1993 Boon completes 15th Test cricket century, 164* v England at Lord's
1993 Mandy Smith (Bill Wyman's ex-wife) weds Pat van den Hauwe
1994 "Sally Marrand Her Escorts" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 50 perfs
1994 "She Loves Me" closes at Atkinson Theater NYC after 294 performances
1994 "Twilight - Los Angeles 1992" closes at Cort NYC after 72 perfs
1994 94th US Golf Open: Ernie Els shoots a 279 at Oakmont CC in Oakmont Pa
1994 Ernesto Samper elected president of Colombia
1994 Lisa Kiggens wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
1994 Tigers tie record of hitting HRs in 25th consecutive games
1995 NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry
1997 "Forever Tango!," opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC

That's All....

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