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Saturday, June 2, 2018.



Birthdays


1491 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47)
1504 George/Joris van Egmont, bishop of Utrecht
1535 Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1605)
1577 Giovanni Righi, composer
1614 Benjamin Rogers, composer
1624 Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96)
1715 Herman-Fran‡ois Delange, composer
1740 Marquis de Sade, should have married a masochist.
1740 Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine)
1740 Marquis de Sade, should have married a masochist.
1751 Antoni Weinert, composer
1758 Cornelis R T Krayenhoff, Dutch fortress engineer/cartographer
1759 Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter
1777 Christian Traugott Tag, composer
1802 Adrian van der Hoop Jr, Dutch poet/critic
1803 Michail I Glinka, Russian composer
1806 Isaac Strauss, composer
1807 Robert Fuhrer, composer
1815 Philip Kearny, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1821 Ion Bratianu, (Lib), premier of Romania (1876-88)
1828 James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer
1830 Olivier Metra, composer
1831 Benjamin Hardin Helm, Brig General (Conf)/Lincoln's brother-in-law
1831 Jan G Palm, Cura‡ao, bandmaster/choir master/composer
1835 Pope Pius X
1835 Pius X, [Giuseppe Sarto], 257th Roman Catholic pope (1903-14)
1835 Pope Pius X
1840 Thomas Hardy, English poet/novelist, (Mayor of Casterbridge).
1840 Thomas Hardy, England, poet/novelist (Far from the Madding Crowd)
1840 Thomas Hardy, English poet/novelist, (Mayor of Casterbridge).
1842 Constantly AM Cap, Flemish poet/etcher
1849 Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (La femme)
1857 Sir Edward Elgar, composer (Pomp and Circumstance)
1857 Edward William Elgar, Broadheath Engld, composer (Pomp & Circumstance)
1857 Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Denmark, poet (Poutnici Svetem, Nobel 1917)
1857 Sir Edward Elgar, composer (Pomp and Circumstance)
1858 Harry Rowe Shelley, composer
1863 Paul Felix Weingartner, Germany, conductor (Zara, Dalmatia)
1864 Ben Webster, London England, actor (Old Curiosity Shop)
1865 George Lohmann, cricketer (England's great bowler late 19th cent)
1876 Hakon Borresen, composer
1879 Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam)
1883 Bokke R S Pollema, Dutch Frisian journalist/author (Lock of Hair)
1890 Hedda Hopper
1890 Hedda Hopper
1890 Hedda Hopper
1890 Hedda Hopper
1890 Hedda Hopper
1890 Hedda Hopper, [Elda Furry], PA, gossip columnist (From Under My Hat)
1891 Ernst Kunz, composer
1894 Erich R”mer, Germany, ice hockey player (Olympic-bronze-1932)
1898 G‚o[rges M] Norge, French/Belgian writer (Les oignons)
1899 Royal Beal, Brookline MA, actor (Death of a Salesman)
1900 David Wynne, composer
1901 Michael Todd, producer (Around the World in 80 Days)
1904 Johnny Weissmuller swimmer-actor, the definitive Tarzan.
1904 Johnny Weissmuller, actor (Tarzan)/100m swimmer (Oly-5 gold-1924, 28)
1904 Johnny Weissmuller swimmer-actor, the definitive Tarzan.
1907 Dorothy West, US journalist/author (Living is Easy)
1908 Gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37)
1909 Robin Orr, composer
1911 Xia Hong, writer
1913 Barbara Pym, romantic author (Very Private Eye)
1913 Bert Farber, Bkln NY, orch leader (Arthur Gudfrey, Vic Damone)
1915 Lester del Rey, US, sci-fi author (Moon Trilogy, Marooned on Mars)
1915 Robert Moffat Palmer, composer
1915 Walter Tetley, NYC, animation voice (Sherman-Bullwinkle Show)
1916 Betty Furness, actress, journalist/consumer advisor (NYC, WNBC)
1917 Max Showalter, Caldwell Ks, actor/composer (Stockard Channing Show)
1920 Michael James O'Hehir, commentator/journalist
1920 Yolande Donlan, NJ, actress (Jigsaw, Expresso Bongo, Penny Princess)
1921 Alexander Salkind, producer (Superman)
1922 Juan A Bardem, Spanish director/critic (C˘micos)
1923 Del Simmons, rocker (Capt Beefheart)
1926 Milo O'Shea, Dublin Ireland, actor (Barbarella, Romeo & Juliet)
1927 Andr‚ Vandernoot, Flemish conductor (Royal Flemish Opera)
1927 Phillip Burton, historian (Vanishing Eagles)
1928 John Anthony Bowden Cuddon, writer/teacher
1929 Alcides Lanza, composer
1929 Frederic Devreese, composer
1929 Willaim Brown, television executive
1930 Charles Conrad Jr., astronaut (Gemini 5,11, Apollo 12, Skylab 2).
1930 ?, 1st baby born on a vessel passing through Panama Canal
1930 Charles Pete Conrad Jr, Phila, USN/astro (Gem 5 11, Ap 12, Skylab 2)
1930 Charles Conrad Jr., astronaut (Gemini 5,11, Apollo 12, Skylab 2).
1931 Larry Jackson, baseball player
1932 Barry Levinson, Baltimore MD, director (Rainman)
1932 Sammy Turner, Patterson, NJ, singer (Lavender Blue Moods)
1932 Yaroslav Kirillovich Golovyanov, cosmonaut
1933 Bob Rozario, Shanghai China, orch leader (Tony Orlando, Marie)
1933 Jerry Lumpe, baseball player
1934 Johnny Carter, US singer (Give your baby a standing ovation)
1936 Sally Kellerman, Long Beach Cal, actress (M*A*S*H, Back to School)
1936 Vladimir Golubnichy, USSR, 20K walker (Olympic-gold-1960, 68)
1937 Sally Kellerman
1937 Sally Kellerman
1937 Sally Kellerman
1937 Sally Kellerman
1937 Sally Kellerman
1937 Jimmy Jones, rocker
1938 Frits Wols, [Eugene W Wong Loi Sing], Suriname, sec-gen (UNESCO)
1938 Gene Michael, baseball shortstop/manager/general manger (NY Yankees)
1939 Charles Miller, rock flutist/saxophonist (War)
1940 Christopher Bernau, Santa Barbara CA, actor (Guiding Light)
1940 Constantine II, deposed King of Greece (1964-73)
1940 Horace Clarke, baseball 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)
1940 Jim Maloney, baseball pitcher
1941 Stacy Keach
1941 Stacy Keach
1941 Stacy Keach
1941 Stacy Keach
1941 Stacy Keach
1941 Charlie Watts, drummer (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
1941 Oda Mayumi, Tokyo, resident artist (Green Gulch Zen Center)
1941 Stacy Keach, Savannah Ga, actor (Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer)
1941 William Guest, Atlanta Ga, singer (Gladys Knight Show)
1942 Marie Cheatham, Okla, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Guiding Light)
1943 Charles Haid, SF Ca, actor (Andy Renko-Hill St Blues, Altered States)
1943 John Lilipaly, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
1943 Maarten B Engwirda, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (D66)
1944 Marvin Hamlisch
1944 Marvin Hamlisch
1944 Marvin Hamlisch
1944 Marvin Hamlisch
1944 Marvin Hamlisch
1944 Garo Yepremian, NFL place kicker (Miami Dolphins)
1944 Marvin Hamlisch, NYC, composer/pianist (Sting, Chorus Line)
1944 Poul Jensen, Denmark, yachting (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
1945 Bob Benrit, rocker
1946 Roger Freed, baseball player
1947 Jan Ferraris, LPGA golfer
1948 Jerry Mathers, "The Beaver", leave it to him.
1948 Albert Innaurato, Phila, playwright/director (Age in Soho)
1948 Jerry Mathers, Sioux City Iowa, actor (Beaver-Leave It To Beaver)
1948 Jerry Mathers, "The Beaver", leave it to him.
1950 [Antone] Chubby Tavares, rocker (Tavares)
1950 Joanna Gleason, Toronto Canada, actress (Morgan-Hello Larry)
1950 Toni Alessandrini, Chicago Ill, actress (Vice Academy Part 2)
1951 Larry Clark Robinson, NHL defenseman (Mont Canadiens, Norris-77, 80)
1951 Steve Brookins, rocker (.38 Special)
1953 Craig Robert Stadler, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (Masters 1982)
1954 Michael Steele, rocker (Bangles-Eternal Flame, Walk Like an Egyptian)
1955 Dennis Haysbert, San Mateo Calif, actor (Code Red)
1955 Gary Grimes, SF, actor (Summer of '42, Class of '44)
1955 Michael Anthony, Chicago Ill, rock drummer (Van Halen-Jump, 1984)
1956 Mark L Polansky, Paterson NJ, pilot/astronaut
1958 Lex Lugar, [Larry Pfohl], Atlanta Ga, wrestler (WWF/WCW/NWA)
1959 Charlie Huddy, Oshawa, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
1959 Lydia Lunch, US singer/poetess (Teenage Jesus, Jerks)
1960 Tony Hadley, rock vocalist (Spandau Ballet-True)
1961 John Cameroon, guitarist (Claw Boys Claw)
1961 Kerry Junna-Saxby, Australian 10k walker (Olympics-15th-1992, 96)
1962 Darnell Coles, baseball player
1962 Laura Witvoet, Alberta Canada, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning-52nd)
1963 Brian Harvey, baseball umpire (NL)
1963 Jay B Cooper, Coral Gables Fla, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Jamaica)
1963 Tim Balmer, Milwaukee Wis, Canadian Tour golfer (Bermuda Open-1990)
1965 Mark Waugh, cricketer (twin of Steve mighty batsman for Australia)
1965 Steve Waugh, cricketer (twin of Mark mighty batsman for Australia)
1967 Mike Evans, WLAF DL (Amsterdam Admirals)
1967 Mike Stanton, Houston TX, pitcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox)
1967 Randy Hilliard, NFL cornerback (Denver Broncos)
1969 David Wheaton, Minneapolis Minn, tennis star (1987 US junior boys)
1969 Kurt Abbott, Zanesville OH, infielder (Florida Marlins)
1970 Andy McCollum, NFL center/guard (New Orleans Saints)
1970 Eric Riley, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves)
1970 Marty Mcinnis, Weymouth, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
1970 Mike Kelly, baseball player
1970 Randy Fuller, NFL defensive back (Pitts Steelers)
1971 Martin Suji, cricketer (Kenyan pace bowler 1996 World Cup)
1971 Steve Brooks, WLAF tight end (Frankfurt Galaxy, London Monarchs)
1972 Brad Ottis, tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
1972 Dwayne Joseph, NFL cornerback (Chic Bears)
1972 Renee Heiken, Peoria IL, LPGA golfer (1994 Florida Women's Open)
1973 Jayantha Silva, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test left-arm spinner 1995)
1974 Tammy Holmes, Berkeley Calif, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
1975 Dontae' Jones, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
1975 Sally Newmarch, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1976 Adrian Carlos Olivares, Mexico City, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)
1976 Elly Hutton, Australian 100m sprinter (Olympics-96)
1976 Josef Marha, Havl-brod Cze, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)
1976 Rachel White, Columbus Nebraska, Miss America-Nebraska (1997)
1978 Nikki Cox, actress (Unhappily Ever After)
1994 Prima Sellecchia Tesh, daughter of John Tesh & Connie Sellecca

Events


Republic (Constitution) Day, celebrated in Italy
Republic (Constitution) Day, celebrated in Italy
455 Gaiseric sacks Rome, what a Vandal.
455 Gaiseric sacks Rome, what a Vandal.
455 A D Gaiseric & the Vandals sacked Rome
575 Benedict I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
657 St Eugene I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1129 Fulco V's son Godfried marries king Henry I's daughter Mathildis
1619 England & Netherlands signs treaty about business in the Indies
1625 Prince Frederik Henry sworn in as viceroy of Holland/Zealand
1627 English king Charles I establishes Guyana Company
1633 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Rhine at Cologne
1676 Battle at Palermo: French beats Dutch/Spanish fleet
1697 Monarch August van Saksen becomes Catholic
1746 Russia & Austria sign agreements
1774 England passed Quartering Act, mandating Colonists must board English troops in their homes
1780 Anti Catholic demonstration attacks parliament in London
1797 1st ascent of "Great Mountain" (4,622') in Adirondack NY (C Broadhead)
1834 5th national black convention meet (NYC)
1835 P T Barnum & his circus begin 1st tour of US
1851 1st US alcohol prohibition law enacted (Maine)
1857 James Gibbs, Va, patents chain-stitch single-thread sewing machine
1858 Donati Comet first seen, named after it's discoverer
1858 Donati Comet first seen, named after it's discoverer
1858 Donati Comet 1st seen named after it's discoverer
1862 Gen Robert E Lee takes command of Confederate armies of E VA & NC
1862 Raid at Early's: Maryland towards Washington DC
1863 Harriet Tubman leads Union guerrillas into Maryland, freeing slaves
1864 Battle of Cold Harbour, Day 2
1865 At Galveston, Kirby-Smith surrenders Trans-Mississippi Dept
1866 Renegade Irish Fenians surrender to US forces
1869 Cleveland's Forest City play their 1st game (vs Cin Red Stockings)
1873 Construction of world's first cable car system, begins in SF.
1873 Construction of world's first cable car system, begins in SF.
1873 Construction begins on Clay St (SF) for world's 1st cable railroad
1875 James Augustine Healey became 1st Black Catholic Bishop in US
1881 Haarlem-Zandvoort Railway opens
1882 Pierre de Brazza festival welcomed in Paris
1883 1st night baseball under lights, Ft Wayne Indiana
1883 Chicago's "El" opens to traffic
1886 Grover Cleveland is 1st to wed during presidency (Frances Folsom)
1896 30th Belmont: Henry Griffin aboard Hastings wins in 2:24«
1896 Guglielmo Marconi patents the radio
1899 Black Americans observed day of fasting to protest lynchings
1901 Benjamin Adams arrested for playing golf on Sunday (NY)
1902 2nd statewide initiative & referendum law adopted, in Oregon
1903 Netherlands Korfball League forms
1903 Pirates win a triple header from Dodgers
1904 Professor Schron finds microbe that causes photosynthesis
1908 33rd Preakness: Eddie Dugan aboard Royal Tourist wins in 1:46.4
1909 43rd Belmont: Eddie Dugan aboard Joe Madden wins in 2:21.6
1910 Pygmies discovered in Dutch New Guinea
1910 Pygmies discovered in Dutch New Guinea
1910 1st roundtrip flight over English Channel (C S Rolls, England)
1910 Pygmies discovered in Dutch New Guinea
1913 1st strike settlement mediated by US Dept of Labor-RR clerks
1913 Demonstrations for general voting right in Neth
1914 Glenn Curtiss flies his Langley Aerodrome
1916 German troops under Lt Rackow take Fort Vaux
1919 Pulitzer prize awarded to Carl Sandburg (Cornhuskers)
1920 Pulitzer prize awarded to Eugene O'Neill (Beyond the Horizon)
1922 Suffy McInnis (1st base) ends an errorless string of 1,700 chances
1924 Snyder Act: US citizenship granted to all American Indians
1925 NY Yankee Lou Gehrig begins his 2,130 consecutive game streak
1928 Velveeta Cheese created by Kraft
1930 Sarah Dickson becomes 1st woman Presbyterian elder in US, Cincinnati
1932 Franz von Papen "Cabinet of the Baron" premieres
1933 FDR authorizes 1st swimming pool built inside the White House
1933 WNJ-AM in Newark NJ goes off the air
1935 Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player
1936 Gen. Anastasio Somoza takes over as dictator of Nicaragua
1936 Gen. Anastasio Somoza takes over as dictator of Nicaragua
1936 Gen Anastasio Somoza takes over as dictator of Nicaragua
1940 Heavy German bombing on Dunkirk beach
1942 Red Sox star Ted Williams enlists as a Navy aviator
1943 99th Pursuit Squadron flies 1st combat mission (over Italy)
1943 German assault on Sebastopol Krim, begins
1944 Generals Eisenhower & Montgomery dine in Portsmouth
1944 Judendurchgangslager Vught disbands
1946 Italian plebiscite chooses republic over monarchy (National Day)
1947 "Louisiana Lady" opens at Century Theater NYC for 4 performances
1947 Hungarian premier Ferenc Nagy resigns
1949 Transjordan renamed Jordan
1950 ST Louis Browns pitcher Harry Dorish swipes home vs Wash Senators
1951 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Evangelii praecones
1952 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US
1952 Maurice Olley of General Motors begins designing the Corvette
1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey
1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey
1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey
1954 John Costello (Cons) becomes premier of Ireland
1956 Yugoslav president Tito visits Moscow
1957 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
1957 US TV interviews Khrushchev
1958 Alan Freed joins WABC (NYC) radio
1958 Brooks Robinson, hits into 1st of record 4 triple plays
1958 Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford fans 6 in a row to tie an AL record
1959 Allen Ginsberg writes his poem "Lysergic Acid," SF
1960 Broadway theaters close (labor dispute between owners & Actors Equity)
1962 32nd French Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (36 26 63 97 62)
1963 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
1964 "Follies Bergere" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 191 performances
1964 Lal Bahadur Sjastri elected premier of India
1964 Rolling Stones 1st US concert tour debuts in Lynn, Mass
1965 2nd of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 (Ganges R India)
1966 Surveyor 1 lands in Oceanus Procellarum first moon soft-landing.
1966 Surveyor 1 lands in Oceanus Procellarum first moon soft-landing.
1966 US Surveyor 1 lands in Oceanus Procellarum; 1st lunar soft-landing
1967 Race riots in Roxbury section of Boston
1968 Canadians must get govt permission to export silver
1968 WBLG (now WTVQ) TV channel 62 in Lexington, KY (ABC) 1st broadcast
1969 Australian aircraft carrier "Melbourne" slices US destroyer "Frank E Evans" in half, killing 74 (South Vietnam)
1969 Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA O'Sullivan Ladies Golf Open
1971 Ajax wins 16th Europe Cup 1
1973 "Nash at Nine" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 21 performances
1974 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Baltimore Golf Classic
1974 Mali adopts constitution
1974 Malta's constitution goes into effect
1975 1st time snow fell in London in June
1975 James A Healy, 1st black Roman Catholic bishop, consecrated (Maine)
1975 VP Rockefeller finds no pattern of illegal activities at CIA
1976 East-Timor People's Assembly accepts annexation through Indonesia
1977 New Jersey legalizes casino gambling in Atlantic City.
1977 New Jersey legalizes casino gambling in Atlantic City.
1977 NJ allows casino gambling in Atlantic City
1979 John Paul II first pope to visit a communist country - Poland.
1979 John Paul II first pope to visit a communist country - Poland.
1979 John Paul II becomes 1st pope to visit a communist country (Poland)
1979 NASA launches space vehicle S-198
1979 Pope John Paul II visits Poland
1980 "Your Arm's Too Short to Box..." opens at Ambassador NYC for 149 perfs
1981 Barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be
1982 "Blues in the Night" opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 53 performances
1983 1980 movie "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes," released in Germany
1983 Toilet catches fire on Air Canada's DC-9, 23 die at Cincinnati
1984 "Welcome To Fun Zone" hosted by Dr Demento airs on NBC-TV
1984 Actress Jill Ireland has a radical mastectomy
1984 Flight readiness firing of Discovery's main engines
1985 31st LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez
1985 39th Tony Awards: Biloxi Blues & Big River win
1985 Andreas Papandreous PASOK-party wins election in Greece
1985 RJ Reynolds Company proposed a merger with Nabisco
1986 NYC transit system issues a new brass with steel bullseye token
1986 Regular TV coverage of US Senate sessions begins
1987 Mariners draft Ken Griffey Jr #1
1988 61st Natl Spell Bee: Rageshree Ramachandran wins spelling elegiacal
1988 Consumer Reports calls for a ban on the Suzuki Samurai automobile
1989 "Dead Poets Society" starring Robin Williams, premieres
1989 14 year old Scott Isaacs spells spoliator to win 1989 Spelling Bee
1989 Cincinnati Red Eric Davis hits for cycle
1989 Rolling Stones Bill Wyman marries Mandy Smith
1989 10,000 Chinese soldiers are blocked by 100,000 citizens protecting students demonstrating for democracy in Tiananmen Square, Beijing
1990 "Turtle Power" by Partners In Kryme hits #13
1990 Seattle's Randy Johnson, no-hits Tigers, 2-0
1991 45th Tony Awards: Lost in Yonkers & Will Rogers Follies win
1991 4th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
1991 Rosie Jones wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1991 Seppo Raty of Finland improves his world javelin record to 318' 1"
1991 Three Andrettis finished 1-2-3 in the Miller 200 at Wisconsin
1992 Former NFL NY Giant Coach Bill Parcells undergoes open heart surgery
1992 Wilson Phillips release their 2nd album "Shadows & Light"
1994 67th National Spelling Bee: Ned Andrews wins spelling antediluvian
1994 Chinook helicopter crashes in North Scotland (29 killed)
1994 Indonesian censors ban Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List"
1994 Sharon Stone files $12m suit against her jeweler
1995 John Valentin hits 3 HRs
1996 50th Tony Awards: Master Class & Rent win
1996 51st US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Annika Sorenstam
1996 9th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
1997 Timothy McVey found guilty on 11 charges involving The Oklahoma Bombing
1997 Timothy McVey found guilty on 11 charges involving The Oklahoma Bombing
1997 Timothy McVey found guilty on 11 charges involving The Oklahoma Bombing
1997 Timothy McVey found guilty on 11 charges involving The Oklahoma Bombing
1997 Timothy McVey found guilty on 11 charges involving The Oklahoma Bombing
1997 Albert Belle's Chic White Sox tying 27-game hitting streak ends
1997 Liberals beat Conservatives in France
1997 Timothy McVeigh found guilty of 1995 Okla City bombing, killing 168

That's All....

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