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Thursday, June 21, 2018.



Birthdays


1002 Leo IX, [Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54)
1577 Giovanni Del Turco, composer
1596 Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov
1640 Abraham Mignon, still life painter
1668 Cajetan Kolberer, composer
1688 Alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock)
1730 Norinaga Moto'ori, Japanese scientist
1732 Johann Christoph Frederic Bach, composer
1732 Martha Washington, 1st, 1st lady (1789-97)
1740 Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief)
1763 Pierre P Royer-Collard, French attorney/philosopher
1774 Daniel D Tompkins, (D-R), 6th US vice-president (1817-25)
1781 Sim‚on-Denis Poisson, French mathematician (Poisson verdeling)
1790 Wilhelm Speyer, composer
1805 Karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer
1817 James Brewerton Ricketts, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1887
1818 Ernst II, duke of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93)/composer
1818 Joseph Abel Haskin, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1874
1823 Edward Elmer Potter, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1889
1828 G. Bruno --1893
1828 G. Bruno --1893
1828 G. Bruno --1893
1828 G. Bruno --1893
1828 G. Bruno --1893
1839 Joaquim M Machado de Assic, Brazil, writer (Epitaph of a small winner)
1839 Johannes P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician
1839 John Decatur Barry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867
1839 Machado de Assis, writer
1844 Ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo)
1851 Daniel Carter Beard, US, organized 1st boy scout troop
1859 Henry O Tanner, artist
1862 Henry Holden Huss, composer
1862 Johannes Schlaf, writer
1865 Albert Herbert Brewer, composer
1873 Henry M Tomlinson, British writer (Sea & Jungle)
1876 Willem H Keesom, physicist (helium vast)
1879 Umberto Brunelleschi, Italian cartoonist/illustrator (Candide)
1882 Rockwell Kent, artist/painter/illustrator (Canterbury Tales)
1883 Fjodor W Gladkow, Russian writer (Cement)
1884 Claude "Auk" Auchinleck, British fieldmarshal North-Africa
1891 Hermann Scherchen, Berlin Germany, conductor (Nature of Music)
1891 Pier Luigi Nervi, Italian architect (Nuove Struttura)
1892 Reinhold Niebuhr, American theologian
1892 Hilding Rosenberg, Bosj”kloster Sweden, composer (Babels Torn)
1892 Reinhold Niebuhr, US, theologian (Nature & Destiny of Man)
1892 Reinhold Niebuhr, American theologian
1893 Alois H ba, Czech (opera)composer (Mother)
1899 Pavel Haas, composer
1900 Gunnar Ek, composer
1902 Wilhelm Maler, composer
1903 Al[bert] Hirschfield, St Louis Mo, cartoonist (NINA, NY Times)
1903 Alf Sj”berg, Stockholm Sweden, director (Fadern, Oen, Domaren)
1903 Dorothy Stickney, Dickinson ND, actress (And So They Were Married)
1903 Helene Costello, dancer/actress (Love Toy)
1903 Louis Krasner, violinist
1905 Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher/writer (Nobel 1964, declined
1905 Jacques Goddot, French publisher (Tour de France)
1905 Jean Paul Sartre, existentialist/writer (Le Mur, Nobel 1964; declined)
1905 Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher/writer (Nobel 1964, declined
1906 Luis Maria Millet, composer
1909 Kurt Schwaen, composer
1910 Bela Tardos, composer
1910 Charles Jones, composer
1912 Mary McCarthy, US, novelist (Group)
1913 Irving Shulman, author/screenwriter
1914 Jan Decadt, composer
1914 William Vickrey, economist
1916 Joe Bamford, British manufacturer/multi-millionaire
1918 James Bysse Joll, historian
1920 Helen Cattanach, British Army Nursing Service (QARANC)
1921 Jane Russell, full-figured gal, in Bemidji Minnesota, (Outlaw).
1921 Frank Scott, Fargo ND, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show)
1921 H Heiáenbttel, writer
1921 Jane Russell, Bemidji MN, full-figured actress (Outlaw)
1921 Jean Kent, London England, actress (Adv of Sir Francis Drake)
1921 Joan Tetzel, NYC, actress (Hell Below Zero, Joy in the Morning)
1921 Jane Russell, full-figured gal, in Bemidji Minnesota, (Outlaw).
1922 Jim McConnon, cricketer (England off-spinner against Pakistan 1954)
1922 Judy Holliday, NYC, comedienne/actress (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib)
1923 John Compton, Lynchburg Tn, actor (Shannon-D.A.'s Man)
1924 Wally Fawkes, cartoonist/jazz clarinettist
1925 Maureen Stapleton
1925 Maureen Stapleton
1925 Maureen Stapleton
1925 Maureen Stapleton
1925 Maureen Stapleton
1925 Maureen Stapleton, Troy NY, actress (Airport, Coccoon, Plaza Suite)
1927 Carl Burton Stokes, Cleveland, (Mayor-Cleve)/TV newscaster
1927 Jackie Collum, baseball player
1928 Judith Raskin, NYC, soprano (Susanna-Le Nozze di Figaro)
1928 V G Yershov, cosmonaut
1929 Agha Saadat Ali, cricketer (Paki bat in Test v NZ 1956, scored 8*)
1929 John Morgan, British ambassador (to Mexico)
1930 Gerald Kaufman, British MP (shadow Foreign Secretary)
1930 Mike McCormack, NFL offensive tackle (NY Yankees, Cleveland, Phila)
1930 Patricia Lindop, radio biologist
1930 Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London)
1931 Lawrence K Grossman, News president (NBC-TV)
1931 Margaret Heckler, US Secretary of Health & Human Services (1983-85)
1932 Bernard Ingham, press secretary (Margaret Thatcher)
1932 Lalo [Boris] Schifrin, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer
1932 Ocie Lee "OC" Smith, US jazz singer (Little Green Apples)
1933 Bernie Kopell, NYC, actor (Love Boat, Get Smart, That Girl)
1934 Wulf Kirsten, writer
1935 Fran‡oise Sagan, French novelist
1935 Fran‡oise Sagan, [Quoirez], Cajarc France, novelist (Bonjour Trieste)
1935 Monte Markham, Manatee Fla, actor (Second Hundred Years, Dallas)
1935 Fran‡oise Sagan, French novelist
1936 O C Smith, rocker
1937 Anna Davies, prof of Comparative Philology (Oxford U)
1937 John Edrich, cricketer (England left-handed batsman, 310* v NZ 1965)
1938 Dan Burton, (Rep-R-IN, 1983- )
1938 James Botten, cricketer (all-rounder in 1965 S Afr series v England)
1938 Ron Ely, Hereford Tx, actor (Tarzan, Doc Savage)
1939 Charles Boone, composer
1940 Mariette Hartley
1940 Mariette Hartley
1940 Mariette Hartley
1940 Mariette Hartley
1940 Mariette Hartley
1940 Joe Flaherty, Pitts Pa, comedian (SCTV, Blue Monday)
1940 Mariette Hartley, NYC, actress (Poloroid spokesperson, Marooned)
1941 Pia J Barendrecht, Indonesian/Dutch actress (Pinokkio)
1942 Marg Margolies-Mezvinsky, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
1942 William Bradford Reynolds, Conn, US asst attorney general
1944 Corinna Tsopel, Athens, actress (Man Called Horse)/Miss Universe (64)
1944 Frans Luitjes, Dutch athlete
1944 Jon Hiseman, rocker
1944 Miguel Danus, Vicens rocker
1944 Ray Davies, London, singer/guitarist (Kinks-Come Dancing)
1945 Chris Britton, England, rock guitarist (Troggs-Wild Thing)
1946 Brenda Holloway, US singer/songwriter (When I'm Gone)
1946 Kate Hoey, British MP (Lab)
1946 Malcolm Rifkind, British QC MP (Sect of State for Defense)
1946 Maurice Saatchi, English advertising CEO (Saatchi & Saatchi)
1947 Meredith Baxter
1947 Michael Gross
1947 Meredith Baxter
1947 Michael Gross
1947 Meredith Baxter
1947 Michael Gross
1947 Meredith Baxter
1947 Michael Gross
1947 Meredith Baxter
1947 Michael Gross
1947 Dana Rohrabacher, (Rep-R-California)
1947 Lex van Delden, Dutch actor (Soldier of Orange)
1947 Meredith Baxter-Birney, Ca, actr (Family Ties, Bridget Loves Bernie)
1947 Michael Gross, Chicago Ill, actor (Family Ties, FBI murders)
1948 Joey Malland, Liverpool, rock guitarist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)
1948 Leo Sayers, rocker (You Make Me Feel Like Dancing)
1949 Jim Bacchus, (Rep-D-Florida)
1950 Joey Kramer, NYC, hard rock drummer (Aerosmith-Toys in the Attic)
1950 Terry Miskolczi, Dunnville ON, Canadian Tour golfer (1976 Alberta-3rd)
1951 Nils Lofgren, Chicago, guitarist/singer/songwriter (East Street Band)
1953 Benazir Bhutto, Pakistani opposition leader
1953 Benazir Bhutto, 1st female leader of a Moslem nation (Pakistan)
1953 Charlie Moore Jr, baseball player
1953 Robyn Douglass, Sendai Japan, actress (Lonely Guy, Romantic Comedy)
1953 Benazir Bhutto, Pakistani opposition leader
1954 Anne Kirkbridge, actress (Deidre-Coronation Street)
1954 Jeremy Coney, cricketer (NZ captain turned them into world-beaters)
1954 Robert Pastorelli, Bkln NY, actor (Eldin-Murphy Brown)
1955 David Marshall Grant, Westport CT, actor (Legs, French Postcards)
1955 Leigh J McCloskey, LA Calif, actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp)
1956 Mikhail Burtsev, USSR, sabres (Olympic-gold-1976)
1956 Rick Sutcliffe, pitcher (LA Dodgers, Chicago Cubs)
1957 Berke Breathed, cartoonist (Vegetarian, Bloom County, Outland)
1957 Mark Brzezicki, rock drummer (Big Country-Wonderland)
1958 Gennadi Ivanovich Padalka, Russian major/cosmonaut (SK: Soyuz TM-28)
1959 Kathy Mattea, country singer (Love at the Five & Dime)
1959 Tom Chambers, NBA forward, center (Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns)
1961 Kip Winger, rocker (Winger-17)
1962 Marc Copage, LA Calif, actor (Corey Baker-Julia)
1963 Jeff Musselman, baseball player
1963 Mike Sherrard, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
1964 Doug Savant, Burbank Calif, actor (Matt Fielding-Melrose Place)
1964 Kari Kennell, Colorado, playmate (Feb, 1988)/actress (Eric's Revenge)
1964 Sammi Davis-Voss, Kidderminster England, actress (Hope & Glory)
1965 Michael Dolan, Oklahoma City OK, actor (Hamburger Hill, Liberace)
1966 David Williams, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers, NY Jets)
1966 Nan Woods, actress (1 More Saturday Night)
1967 Nicole Kidman
1967 Nicole Kidman
1967 Nicole Kidman
1967 Nicole Kidman
1967 Nicole Kidman
1967 Derrick Coleman, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
1967 Michele Smith, Califon NJ, softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96)
1967 Nicole Kidman, Honolulu Hawaii, actress (Dead Calm, Far & Away)
1967 Robert Drummond, CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts)
1967 Tim Simenson, rocker (Bomb the Bass)
1968 Alastair Campbell Mackintosh, Hamilton NZ, coxless rower (Olympics-96)
1968 Brandon Douglas, Okla City, actor (Dr Quinn, Father's Homecoming)
1968 Darryl Shannon, Barrie, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
1968 Henry Newby, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
1969 Chris Perez, CFL tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1969 Donovan Osborne, Roseville CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1970 Brandon Moore, NFL tackle (NE Patriots)
1970 John Roethlisberger, Afton Minn, gymnast (Olympics-5th-96)
1971 Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, Crown Prince/son of King of Nepal
1971 Nicole Stevenson, Melbourne Australia, backstroker (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
1971 Tyrone Drakeford, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
1972 Andrew Jordan, NFL tight end (Minn Vikings)
1972 Billy Milner, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1972 Heath Rylance, CFL quarterback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1972 Jamal Ellis, NFL/WLAF cornerback (Denver Broncos, Rhein Fire)
1972 Marv Marshall, NFL/WLAF receiver (Buccaneers, Barcelona Dragons)
1972 Tony Berti, NFL tackle (SD Chargers)
1973 Juliette Lewis
1973 Juliette Lewis
1973 Juliette Lewis
1973 Juliette Lewis
1973 Juliette Lewis
1973 Alyson Annan, Sydney NSW Aust, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1973 Juliette Lewis, LA Calif, actress (Natural Born Killers, Cape Fear)
1973 Merlakia Jones, WNBA guard/forward (Cleveland Rockers)
1973 Sammie Burroughs, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
1974 Rob Kelly, safety (New Orleans Saints)
1976 Natalia Cronenbold Aguilera, Miss Universe-Bolivia (1996)
1977 Jochen Hecht, Mannheim GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
1982 Prince William
1982 Prince William
1982 Prince William
1982 Prince William
1982 Prince William
1982 William of Wales, son of Prince Chuck & Lady Di

Events


The longest day of the year: Summer Solstice.
The longest day of the year: Summer Solstice.
524 Battle at Vezerone: Burgundy beats France
996 Pope Gregory V crowns Otto III Roman Catholic German emperor of Elzas
1128 Battle of Akspoele: earl Willem of Normandy beats Diederik
1498 Jews are expelled from Nurenberg Bavaria by Emperor Maximillian
1529 Battle at Landriano: Leyva beats France
1547 Great fire in Moscow
1572 Garrison under Adrian of Swieten conquers Gouda
1607 1st Protestant Episcopal parish in America established, Jamestown
1633 Galileo Galilei is forced by the Inquisition to "abjure, curse, and detest" his Copernican heliocentric views. Still in effect!
1633 Galileo Galilei is forced by the Inquisition to "abjure, curse, and detest" his Copernican heliocentric views. Still in effect!
1633 Galileo Galilei is forced by Inquisition to "abjure, curse, & detest" his Copernican heliocentric views
1661 Treaty of Kardis: Russia & Sweden sign peace treaty
1667 Dutch Admiral Michiel de Ruyter occupies Sheerness, England
1672 Dutch pension advisor Johan de Witt seriously wounded
1672 French troops under king Louis XIV occupy Utrecht
1684 King Charles II revokes Massachusetts Bay Colony charter
1749 Pieter Steyn installed as pension advisor of Neth
1768 1st US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer)
1788 US Constitution effective as NH is ninth state to ratify it.
1788 US Constitution effective as NH is ninth state to ratify it.
1788 US Constitution goes into effect as NH is 9th to ratify
1788 Vizille France population demands local parliament
1791 Fleeing French King Louis XVI & family captured at Varennes-en-Argonne
1792 Vancouver meets Spanish ships Sutil & Mexicana off Vancouver, BC
1805 Great Stoneface Mt found in NH
1821 African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ) Church organizes (NYC)
1834 Cyrus Hall McCormick patents reaping machine.
1834 Cyrus Hall McCormick patents reaping machine.
1834 Cyrus Hall McCormick patents reaping machine
1849 Battle at Wagh„usel: Prussian troops beat Baden rebels
1858 Louisiana chess prodigy Paul Morphy arrives in Europe
1863 Battle at Upperville Virginia, 389 casualities
1868 Wagner's opera "Meistersinger von Nuernberg," premieres in Munich
1879 F. W. Woolworth opens his first store (failed almost immediately, so he found a new location and you know the rest...)
1879 F. W. Woolworth opens his first store (failed almost immediately, so he found a new location and you know the rest...)
1879 F W Woolworth opens 1st store (failed almost immediately)
1887 Britain celebrates golden jubilee of Queen Victoria
1893 1st Ferris wheel premieres (Chicago's Columbian Exposition)
1894 Workers in Pittsburgh strike Pullman sleeping car company
1895 British Roseberry govt falls
1898 Guam becomes a territory of US
1900 Dodgers score 7 in top of 11th to go ahead of Phillies, 20-13, In bottom of 11th Phillies stalls so umpire forfeits game to Dodgers
1903 Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Mazarine Stone" takes place (BG)
1904 Boston Herald tells of Red Sox trade "Dougherty as a Yankee," 1st known reference to NY club as Yankees (became Yankees in 1913)
1907 13th US Golf Open: Alec Ross shoots a 302 at Phila Cricket Club PA
1907 E W Scripps founded United Press
1913 Tiny Broadwick is 1st woman to parachute from an airplane
1915 Anti-British revolt in South-Africa ends with arrest of Gen De Law
1916 Boston Rube Forster no-hits NY Yankees, 2-0
1916 Mexican troops beat US expeditionary force under Gen Pershing
1917 Hawaiian Red Cross forms
1919 Bauer forms German govt
1919 German Admiral von Reuter scuttles his own captured fleet
1921 HSC '21 soccer team forms in Haaksbergen
1923 Marcus Garvey sentenced to 5 years for using mail to defraud
1924 NCRV, Dutch Christian Radio Society, forms
1930 Ruth hits 3 HRs as Yanks blow 6-0 lead in 7th & lose 15-7
1932 Heavyweight Jack Sharkey TKOs Max Schmeling (NYC)
1932 Jack Sharkey beats Max Schmeling in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1933 1st Great Lakes-to-Gulf of Mexico barge trip completed, New Orleans
1937 French People's front govt-Blum falls
1938 Baseball's Pinky Higgins gets 12th straight hit
1938 Bradman scores 101* in 77 minutes, Australia v Lancashire
1939 Doctors reveal Lou Gehrig has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
1939 NY Yankees announce Lou Gehrig's retirement
1940 German occupiers disband Dutch States-General/Council of State
1941 2nd French troops occupies Damascus Syria
1941 After winning 20 straight at Fenway, Lefty Grove loses to Browns
1942 129øF (54øC), Tirat Zevi, Israel (Asian record)
1942 Jacqueline Kennedy's mother marries Hugh Auchincloss
1942 President Roosevelt/premier Churchill arrives in Washington, DC
1942 Rommel takes Tobruk in North Africa
1942 Seinheuer throws female world record spear (47.24m)
1943 Federal troops put down racial riot in Detroit 30 dead
1944 Very heavy bombing on Berlin
1945 US defeat Japanese forces on Okinawa during WW II
1946 10 die in fire at Baker Hotel, Dallas Texas
1946 Bill Veeck buys Indians for $2.2 million
1946 Fed judge rules Seattle club doesn't have to play returning serviceman
1948 First stored computer program run, on the Manchester Mark I.
1948 First stored computer program run, on the Manchester Mark I.
1948 1st stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I
1948 33 1/3 RPM LP record introduced (DR Peter Goldmark-Columbia Records)
1948 Lord Mountbatten resigns as gov-gen of India
1948 Rhodes conference on Israeli-Arab war opens
1948 WNAC (now KNEV) TV channel 7 in Boston, MA (CBS) begins broadcasting
1948 Columbia commits to 33 1/3 rpm records, plans to phase out 78's as Dr Peter Goldmark of CBS demonstrates "long playing record"
1950 Joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit
1951 "17" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 performances
1951 Patty Berg wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
1951 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Evangelii praecones
1952 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
1954 John Landy runs world record mile (3:58.0)
1956 Anti-protons detected in the atmosphere
1956 German DR frees almost 19,000 prisoners
1956 Oriole Connie Johnson beats WS Jack Harshman (1-0) in dual 1 hitters
1958 French franc devalues
1960 Armin Hary runs world record 100m (10.0)
1962 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m
1963 Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini) succeeds John XXIII
1963 Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini) succeeds John XXIII
1963 Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini) succeeds John XXIII
1964 Beckwith arrested for murder of Medger Evers, found guilty 30 yr later
1964 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Lady Carling Eastern Golf Open
1964 Phillies Jim Bunning pitches perfect game (Mets) on Fathers day, in 2nd game of DH, Mets get 3 hits, 3 being fewest hits in NL DH
1964 3 civil rights workers-Michael H Schwerner Andrew Goodman & James E Chaney-disappeared after release from a Mississippi jail
1965 65th US Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 282 at Bellerive CC in St Louis
1966 Queen Juliana opens Coen tunnel in Amsterdam
1967 Yanks take 5-3 lead in 11th & lose 6-5, in 2nd game Red Sox lead 3-2 in 9th & Yanks beat them 6-3
1968 ARPA's Program Plan for ARPANET, a precursor to the Internet, approved.
1968 ARPA's Program Plan for ARPANET, a precursor to the Internet, approved.
1968 ARPA's Program Plan for ARPANET, a precursor to the Internet, approved.
1968 ARPA's Program Plan for ARPANET, a precursor to the Internet, approved.
1968 ARPA's Program Plan for ARPANET, a precursor to the Internet, approved.
1968 Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns
1969 1st reported hearing of pirate radio WGHP (With God's Help Peace)
1969 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 14th Symphony, premieres in Moscow
1969 John Pennel pole vaults world record (5.45 m)
1969 Zager & Evans release "In the Year 2525"
1970 70th US Golf Open: Tony Jacklin shoots a 281 at Hazeltine Natl Minn
1970 Brazil beats Italy, 4-1, to win soccer's World Cup (in Mexico City)
1970 Detroit's Cesar Gutierrez goes 7-for-7 to tie a record set in 1892
1970 Judy Rankin wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic
1971 50,000 attend Celebration of Life, rock concert, McCrea Louisiana
1971 71st US Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 280 at Merion GC in Ardmore PA
1971 Indians Ken Harrelson retires from baseball to play pro golf
1971 Intl Court of Justice asks South-Africa to pull out of Namibia
1975 "Jaws" by Steven Spielberg opens
1975 Elton John, Eagles & Beach Boys play Wembley
1975 Ritchie Blackmore quits Deep Purple, forms Rainbow
1975 Soyuz 19 returns to Earth
1975 West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs to win Cricket World Cup
1976 Berlinguers PCI wins election in Italy
1977 Former White House chief of staff HR Haldeman enters prison
1977 Menachem Begin (Likud), becomes Israel's 6th PM
1978 Andrew Lloyd Webber & Rice's musical "Evita," premiers in London
1979 Sri Lanka beat Canada by 60 runs to win the 1st ICC Trophy
1981 12-bottle case of 1979 Napamedoc Cabernet wine auctioned for $24,000
1981 81st US Golf Open: David Graham shoots 273 at Merion GC in Ardmore Pa
1981 Don Fagan & Walter Becker quit Steely Dan
1981 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf
1981 Riots at Casablanca, kills 66-200
1981 Socialists/communists win French parliamentary election
1982 Paul McCartney releases "Take it Away"
1982 Wash DC jury finds John Hinckley Jr innocent by insanity
1982 John Hinckley found not guilty of 1981 attempted assassination of President Reagan by reason of insanity
1983 Stephanie Kay Ashmore, of Alabama, 18, crowned America's Junior Miss
1983 Tennis ace Arthur Ashe undergoes double bypass heart surgery
1985 American, Brazilian & West German forensic pathologists confirm skeletal remains exhumed in Brazil were Nazi Dr Josef Mengele
1986 "Living on Video" by Trans-X peaks at #61
1986 "Vienna Calling" by Falco peaks at #18
1986 Bo Jackson, Heisman Trophy winner, singns with KC Royals
1986 Heike Drechsler of East Germany long jumps 7.45 m (women's record)
1986 Pres Reagan gives speech defending his judicial appointments
1987 87th US Golf Open: Scott Simpson shoots a 277 at Olympic Club in SF
1987 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1987 Discovery rolls over from OPF to Vandenberg AFB
1987 Mike Tyson sexually harasses a parking lot attendant
1988 42nd NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Detroit Pistons, 4 games to 3
1988 Many killed at demonstration against general Ne Win in Rangoon
1988 Rascals begin 1st tour in 20 years
1989 Carlton Fisk becomes AL catcher HR hitter, 307th at Yankee stadium
1989 Melanie Griffith & Don Johnson remarry
1989 Supreme Court rules ok to burn US flag as a political expression
1989 Yankees trade Rickey Henderson to A's for Plunk, Cadaret & Polonia
1990 7.7 Earthquake with 100s of after shocks hits Iran; about 50,000 die
1990 Little Richard gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame
1990 NYC's Zodiac killer shoots 4th victim, Larry Parham
1990 Parliament of W & E Germany recognize Oder-Neissegrens
1990 US House of Reps vote 254-177 to stop US flag burning, doesn't pass
1990 At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap & proclaims "I am a Yankee!"
1991 Eleanor Mondale marries Greg "Thunder" Malban (Minn DJ)
1991 Islanders Denis Potvan & Michael Bossy inducted into NHL Hall of Fame
1991 J”rg Haider resigns as premier of Karinthia
1991 NY Islanders Denis Potvin & Mike Bossy, elected to Hockey Hall of Fame
1992 92nd US Golf Open: Tom Kite shoots a 285 at Pebble Beach GL Calif
1992 Actor Michael Chiklis (Commish) marries Michelle Epstein
1992 Actress Marina Sirtis (Star Trek NG) marries rocker Michael Lamper
1992 Danielle Ammaccapan wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1992 Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham & Allan Lamb
1993 "Camelot" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 56 performances
1993 English mathematician Andrew Wiles proves last theorem of Fermat
1993 STS-57 (Endeavour) launches into orbit
1994 Steffi Graf becomes 1st defending tennis champ to lose in 1st round of a major tournament (Wimbledon to Lorrie McNeal)
1997 "Defending the Caveman," closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 671 perfs
1997 35th NHL draft Boston picks center Joe Thornton 1st
1997 Women's National Basketball Association begins as NY Liberty beats LA Sparks
1998 98th US Golf Open: at Olympic Club SF
1998 wins Friendly's Golf Classic
2001 Total solar eclipse in Madagascar-Atl Ocean (4m56s)

That's All....

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