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Saturday, June 23, 2018.



Birthdays


1160 Johannes de Matha, French saint/founder (Trinitarians)
1540 Johann Baptista Serranus, composer
1612 A. Tacquet --1660
1612 A. Tacquet --1660
1612 A. Tacquet --1660
1612 A. Tacquet --1660
1612 Justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet
1612 A. Tacquet --1660
1749 Konrad Back, composer
1763 Josphine Martiniques, empress of France (1804-14)
1774 Matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling)
1801 Daniel Smith Donelson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1810 Franziska"Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina
1818 Simon Vissering, Dutch economist/minister of Finances (1879-81)
1822 Young Marshall Moody, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1866
1824 Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke, composer
1837 Ernest Guiraud, composer
1838 Edwin Henry Stoughton, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1846 George Sax, inventor of the saxophone.
1846 George Sax, inventor (saxophone)
1846 George Sax, inventor of the saxophone.
1848 Antoine Joseph Sax, inventor (saxophone)
1852 Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer
1855 Maude Valerie White, composer
1858 William Ernst Johnson, Cambridge England, mathematician
1859 Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdams social alderman (building of houses)
1875 Carl Milles, Uppsala Sweden, fountain sculptor (Wedding of Rivers)
1876 Irvin S Cobb, Ky, writer/humorist (Old Judge Priest)
1877 Blair Fairchild, composer
1877 Hermann Stephani, composer
1879 William Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman
1884 Werner Krauss, Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Caligari, Joyless Street)
1887 Ernst Rowohlt, German publisher (Rowohlt-Verlag)
1887 John Finley Williamson, Canton Ohio, conductor (Westminster Choir)
1888 Anna Achmatova, [AA Gorenko], Russian conductor (Tsjetki)
1888 Lee Moran, Chicago IL, actor (Circus Clown)
1892 Able Kiviat, US, runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
1892 Edmund Cobb, Albuquerque NM, western actor (Comanche Territory)
1892 Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish/US pianist
1893 Donald McBride, Brooklyn NY, actor (Mr Clyde-My Friend Irma)
1894 Alfred Kinsey
1894 Alfred Kinsey
1894 Alfred Kinsey
1894 Alfred Kinsey
1894 Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII of England, briefly in 1936)
1894 Alfred Kinsey
1894 Alfred Kinsey, entomologist/sexologist (Kinsey Report)
1894 Edward VIII, King of Great Brit/N-Ireland/emperor of India (1936)
1894 Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII of England, briefly in 1936)
1897 Winifred Wagner-William, German organizer (Wagner Festival)
1899 Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, composer
1901 Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador
1901 Paul Verhoeven, Unna Germany, director (4th Man, Basic Instinct)
1902 Howard T Engstrom, Boston, computer designer (Univac)
1903 Anthony Veiller, NYC, writer (Night of Iguana, Moulin Rouge)
1903 Hans C Branner, Danish writer (Toys, Horse Rider)
1904 Carleton Coon, prof of anthropology (What in the World)
1904 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (South African leg spinner 1929-32)
1904 Willie Mae "Mother" Smith, gospel singer/evangelist folk artist
1906 Wolfgang Koeppen, writer
1908 Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each)
1910 Jean Anouilh, France, dramatist (Thieves' Carnival)
1911 David Ogilvy advertising whiz
1911 David Ogilvy, advertising whiz (Ogilvy & Mathers)
1911 David Ogilvy advertising whiz
1912 Alan Turing, mathematician, pioneer in computer theory.
1912 Alan Turing, mathematician/pioneer in computer theory (Turing Machine)
1912 Maurice Dallimore, England, actor (Collector, Lad: A Dog)
1912 Alan Turing, mathematician, pioneer in computer theory.
1913 Jacques Rabemananjara, Hungarian author/vice-president (Antsa)
1913 Molly Harris, actress/writer (Immortal)
1913 William P Rogers, Norfolk NY, US secretary of state (1969-73)
1915 Dennis Price, Twyford England, actor (Adventurers, Millionairess)
1916 Irene Worth, [Hattie Abrams], Nebraska, actress (Nicolas & Alexandra)
1916 Len Hutton, cricketer (England opener, 364 v Australia The Oval 1938)
1917 Sid Watters Jr, horse trainer
1920 Paul Des Marais, composer
1921 Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1964- )
1922 Francis Thorne, Bay Shore NY, composer (Burlesque Overture)
1922 Leonard Dorfman, horse trainer
1925 Amada Galvez Santos Ocampo, composer
1925 Art Modell, owner (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores)
1925 Richard Barber, cricketer (scored 12 & 5 in only Test NZ v WI 1956)
1926 Lars Johan Werle, composer
1927 Bob Fosse, choreographer, director (Cabaret, Damn Yankees)
1927 Bob Fosse, Chicago Ill, choreographer/director (Cabaret, Damn Yankees)
1927 Bob Fosse, choreographer, director (Cabaret, Damn Yankees)
1929 June Carter
1929 June Carter
1929 June Carter
1929 June Carter
1929 June Carter
1929 Dave King, Twickenham England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)
1929 Henri Pousseur, Malmdy Belgium, composer (Homo Habitis)
1929 June Carter Cash, Maces Spring Va, country singer (Johnny Cash Show)
1930 Donn Fulton Eisele, Columbus Ohio, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 7)
1931 Urs Jaeggi, writer
1932 Bob Blair, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 19 Tests in 50s)
1933 Bert Convy, St Louis MO, game show host (Win, Lose or Draw)
1935 Gyrgy Krpti, Hungary, water polo (Olympic-gold-1952, 56, 64)
1936 Berend Boudewijn [van der Woude], Dutch TV host/director (Baantjer)
1940 Adam Faith, England, singer (Poor Me, What Do You Want?)
1940 Alexander Irvine, Lord Chanceller of UK (1997- )
1940 Diana Trask, Australia, singer (Sing Along With Mitch)
1940 Mike Shrimpton, cricketer (occasional NZ Test batsman 1963-74)
1940 Simon Hobday, Mareking South Africa, PGA golfer (1994 US Senior Open)
1940 Stuart Sutcliffe, Edinburgh Scotland, rocker (Beatles)
1940 Wilma Rudolph, St Bethlehem Tenn, runner (Olympic-3 gold-1960)
1943 James Levine, musical conductor (Tosca)/dir (Metropolitan Opera)
1944 Rosetta Hightower, US singer (Don't Hang Up)
1945 K B Wilson, methodist Preacher/Principal (Westminster College Oxford)
1945 Paul Goddard, Georgia, rock bassist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
1946 Russ Thacker, Wash DC, producer (Golden Seal)
1946 Ted Shackelford, Okla City Okla, actor (Gary-Dallas, Knots Landing)
1947 Bryan Brown, Sydney, actor (F/X, Gorillas in the Mist, Kim, Tai-Pan)
1948 Clarence Thomas, Savannah Ga, 108th US Supreme Court Justice (1991- )
1948 Myles Goodwyn, Montreal, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine)
1948 Nigel Osborne, composer
1950 Sally Geeson, Sussex England, actress (Bless This House)
1953 Filbert Bayi, Karatu Tanzania, 3k steeplechase (Olympic-silver-1980)
1953 Roberta Leighton, Minneapolis Mn, actress (Ginger-Days of Our Lives)
1955 Debbie Boostrom, Peoria ILL, playmate (Aug, 1981)
1957 David Houghton, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 266 v Sri Lanka 1994)
1957 Frances McDormand, actress, (Fargo, Academy Award)
1957 Lee John, [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
1959 Danny Sharp, Hamilton Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Quinte Festival)
1961 LaSalle Thompson, NBA forward/center (Phila 76ers)
1961 Mark Drillich, Dutch pop bassist (Kong-Slauerhoff)
1962 Paul LaGreca, Bronx NY, actor (Big Trouble)
1962 Richard Coles, rock keyboardist (Communards)
1963 Kari Takko, Uusikaupunki FIN, hockey goalie (Team Finland)
1964 Joey Allen, Ft Wayne Indiana, rock guitarist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
1964 Trent Bushey, Haverhill Mass, actor (David Rampal-All My Children)
1965 Dawn Whiteham, New London Ct, bodybuilder (Penthouse Nov 1995)
1965 John "Chip" McKibben II, Balboa Island Calif, rower (Olympics-1996)
1965 Leith Wastle, Benalla VIC, Australasia golfer
1965 Peter O'Malley, Bathurst NSW, Australasia golfer
1966 Barbara Jordan, US softball outfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1966 Chantal Daucourt, Bienne Switz, mountain cyclist (world-bronze-95)
1966 Vladislav Neiman, Israel, Men's flyweight boxer (Oly-1996)
1967 Derrick Walker, NFL tight end (KC Chiefs)
1967 Laurie Wood, Orange Calif, playmate (March, 1989)
1968 Kent Steffes, Ann Arbor Mich, beach volleyballer (Olympics-gold-96)
1968 Ronnie West, WLAF RB (London Monarchs)
1969 Elbert Ellis, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers)
1970 A C Earl, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
1970 Kerri Ann Buchberger, Russell Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1970 Mike Bartrum, tight end (New England Patriots)
1970 Rich Manning, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1970 Robert Brooks, NFL wide reciever (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1970 Roger Knarren, soccer player (MVV)
1971 Felix Potvin, Anjou, NHL goalie (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1971 Joe Rumolo, CFL defensive linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1972 Cory Schlesinger, NHL running back (Detroit Lions)
1972 Larry Whigham, NFL safety (NE Patriots)
1972 Roell Preston, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
1973 Mark Larsen, jockey
1974 Dontonio Wingfield, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
1974 Lisa Bamford, Raleigh NC, Miss America-NC (1996)
1974 Maria Carolina Christina, Princess of Netherlands
1974 Mark Hendrickson, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
1975 Alexander Serikow, Landshut GER, hockey forward (Team Germany)
1975 Jane Jamieson, Australian heptathlete (Olympics-96)
1976 Paola Suarez, Pergamino Arg, tennis star (1995 Futures-Buenos Aires)
1977 Hayden Foxe, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

Events


930 World's oldest parliament, the Iceland Parliament, established
1295 Pope Boniface VIII enters Rome
1298 Duke Albrecht von Habsburg chosen Roman Catholic German king
1305 French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge
1532 Henry VIII & Franois I signs secret treaty against emperor Karel V
1585 Spanish army under Tassis beats Amerongen Staatse troops
1611 Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again
1658 Dutch troops occupy last Portugese Fort Jafnapatnam Ceylon
1661 Marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal
1683 William Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania; the only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken".
1683 William Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania; the only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken".
1683 William Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania; only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken"
1724 Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
1757 Robert Clive defeats Indians at Plassey, wins control of Bengal
1760 Battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia
1775 1st regatta held on Thames, England
1776 Final draft of Declaration of Independence submitted to US Congress
1784 1st US balloon flight (13 year old Edward Warren)
1794 Empress Catherine II grants Jews permission to settle in Kiev
1810 John Jacob Astor organizes Pacific Fur Co (Astoria, Oregon)
1821 Dutch troops conquer Palembang
1848 Antoine Joseph Sax patents Saxophone
1848 Bloody insurrection of workers in Paris
1854 Antwerp-Roosendaal railway goes into use
1860 Congress establishes Government Printing Office
1860 US Secret Service created
1863 Tullahoma campaign, TN
1865 At Ft Towson, Gen Stand Watie surrenders last sizeable confed army
1868 Christopher Latham Sholes patents the typewriter.
1868 Christopher Latham Sholes patents the typewriter.
1868 Christopher Latham Sholes patents "Type-writer"
1888 Frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president
1902 Gioacchino Rossini's unveils monument to Santa-Croce
1909 Confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections
1915 Yanks get record 16 walks & 3 wild pitches beat A's Bruno Hass, 15-0
1915 Zeb Turner, country-rock performer (Chew Tobacco Rag)
1917 31st US Womens Tennis: Molla Mallory beat Marion Vanderhoef (46 60 62)
1917 Ammunition factory in Boleweg Bohemia explodes, killing 1,000
1917 Ernie Shore replaces Red Sox pitcher Babe Ruth with a runner on, he throws him out & retires all 26 he faces for a perfect game
1918 Boston Red Sox Dutch Leonard's 2nd no-hitter beats Tigers, 5-0
1919 Marcus Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Assn (UNIA) incorporates
1919 Nitti govt forms in Italy
1922 57th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 300 at Royal St George
1924 8 month Twenste textile strike ends
1925 British warship fires on Hong Kong harbor strikers
1925 Landslides create 3-mile long "Slide Lake" (Gros Ventre Wyoming)
1926 8th govt of Briand van France forms
1926 Commencement of the West Indies' 1st Test cricket match, at Lord's
1927 Lou Gehrig hits 3 HRs in 11-4 victory over Red Sox
1930 Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 21-8
1931 Wiley Post & Harold Catty took off for flight around world
1932 Lou Gehrig plays 1,103rd successive game in a NY uniform, equaling Joe Sewell's record with one team (Cleveland)
1933 Don McNeill's Pepper Pot (Breakfast Club) begins 35 year run on NBC
1935 Anthony Eden offers Mussolini, Somalian harbor
1938 Civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established
1938 Marineland opens in Florida-1st aquarium
1938 NYC Mayor LaGuardia assigns 21 cops to patrol subway
1939 Bronko Nagurski beats Lou Thesz in Houston, to become wrestling champ
1939 France turns over Sanjak of Alexandretta (Hatay) to Turkey
1940 Marcel Louette seeks opposition group "White Brigade" on Antwerp
1940 RAF bombs Schiphol
1941 Germany occupies Telz Lithuana
1943 Dutch artsens protest against nazis
1943 RAF discovers Werner von Brauns V1/V2-base in Peenemnde
1944 4 tornadoes strike Appalachia, killing 153
1944 Russian offensive in central front sector
1944 Thomas Mann becomes a US citizen
1945 77th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Pavot wins in 2:30.2
1945 Last organized Japanese defiance broken (Tarakan)
1947 Compton & Bill Edrich make 370 stand for 3rd wkt v S Africa
1947 Truman's veto of Taft-Hartley Act overridden by congress
1949 1st 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School
1949 Dutch Constellation plunge at Bari in sea, 33 die
1950 Swiss parliament refuses voting right for women
1950 Yanks & Tigers hit record 11 HRs, Tigers win 10-9
1950 Indians' Luke Easter hits longest ball in Cleveland Stadium history, 477 feet, into upper deck, Section 4
1951 British diplomats Guy Burgess & Donald Maclean flee to USSR
1951 Most expensive US hailstorm ($1.5M crop damage & $14M property-Kansas)
1952 US airplanes bomb energy centers at Yalu Korea
1953 Patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Women Golf Tournament
1954 122F (50C), Overton, Nevada (state record until June 29, 1994)
1955 Walt Disney's "Lady And The Tramp" is released
1955 Walt Disney's "Lady And The Tramp" is released
1955 Walt Disney's "Lady & the Tramp" released
1956 "Jimmy Durante Show," last airs on NBC-TV
1956 "Transfusion" by Nervous Norvous peaks at #8
1956 Gamal Abdel Nasser elected president of Egypt
1958 Dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers
1958 Fed judge rules race separation must end in 2 years in Little Rock
1958 Foundation Praemium Erasmianum (Erasmus Prize) established
1960 "Pat Boone Show," last airs on ABC-TV
1960 Japan signs security treaty with the US
1961 Antarctic Treaty goes into effect
1961 Cubs Ernie Banks ends his 717 consecutive-games-played streak
1961 Phillies overcome 9-0, losing 11-2 they score 4 in 8th & 6 in 9th
1961 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,830 m
1962 "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs
1962 Laos Suvanna Phuma forms govt
1962 Larry Doby, retires from Cleve Indians to play in Japan
1963 63rd US Golf Open: Julius Boros shoots a 293 at The Country Club Mass
1963 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
1963 NY Mets Jimmy Piersall, hits his 100th HR, he circles bases backwards
1963 Pres Kennedy tours West-Europe
1964 Gen Maxwell Taylor appointed US ambassador in South Vietnam
1967 Jim Ryun sets mile record (3:51.1, Bakersfield CA)
1967 John Entwistle of rock group Who weds Alison Wise
1967 LBJ & Alexei Kosygin hold 1st of 2 summit meetings in Glassboro, NJ
1967 US Senate censures Thomas J Dodd (D-Ct) for misusing campaign funds
1969 French government of Couve de Murville resigns
1969 Joe Frazier TKOs Jerry Quarry in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1969 Warren E Burger sworn in as Supreme Court Chief Justice
1970 "Red Skelton Show," last airs on CBS-TV, moved to NBC-TV
1970 Charles Rangel defeats Adam Clayton Powell in Democratic primary
1970 Rocker Chubby Checker arrested for marijuana possession
1971 Phillies Rick Wise no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 4-0
1971 WTVP TV channel 47 in Peoria, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1972 Hurricane Agnes is costliest natural disaster in American history
1972 Nixon & Haldeman agree to use CIA to cover up Watergate
1972 Pres Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports
1973 "Cyrano" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 49 performances
1973 "Sugar" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 506 performances
1973 Phillies Ken Brett 4th consecutive game HR in which he pitched
1974 1st extraterrestrial message sent from Earth into space
1974 20th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie
1975 75th US Golf Open: Lou Graham shoots a 287 at Medinah CC ILL
1975 Rocker Alice Cooper falls off stage in Vancouver, breaks 6 ribs
1976 CN Tower in Toronto, tallest free-standing structure (555m) opens
1976 CN Tower in Toronto, tallest free-standing structure (555m) opens
1976 CCN Tower in Toronto, tallest free-standing structure (555 m) opens
1977 13th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 6-4
1978 33rd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Hollis Stacy
1979 Charlie Daniels Band releases "Devil Went Down to Georgia"
1979 Rock group, the Knack releases "My Sharona"
1979 West Indies beat England by 92 runs to win Cricket World Cup
1980 "David Letterman Show," debuts on NBC-TV daytime
1980 1st solar-powered coast-to-coast two-way radio conversation
1980 West German wins European soccer title (2-1 against Belgium)
1981 "This Was Burlesque" opens at Princess Theater NYC for 28 performances
1981 33 inning game ends, Pawtucket 3, Rochester 2
1981 Amanda Maccaro becomes 1st American to win Russian Ballet Competition
1981 French govt of Mauroy forms, with 4 communists
1981 NYC mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy
1981 Dave Koza scores Marty Barrett with bases-loaded single in bottom of 33rd inning, Pawtucket beats Rochester 3-2
1982 "Cleavage" opens & closes at Playhouse Theater NYC
1982 -117F; All time low at South Pole
1982 Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb)
1982 Intelligence Identities Protection Act (Public Law 97-200)
1982 Mary Hart joins Entertainment Tonight
1983 Jon Postel and Paul Mockapetris run first test of Domain Name System at University of Southern California.
1983 Jon Postel and Paul Mockapetris run first test of Domain Name System at University of Southern California.
1983 Jon Postel and Paul Mockapetris run first test of Domain Name System at University of Southern California.
1983 Jon Postel and Paul Mockapetris run first test of Domain Name System at University of Southern California.
1983 Jon Postel and Paul Mockapetris run first test of Domain Name System at University of Southern California.
1983 Syria throws out PLO leader Arafat
1983 US Supreme Court ruled Congress could not veto presidential decisions
1985 Alice Miller wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1985 Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die
1985 Laffit Pincay Jr becomes 2nd jockey to win $100 million
1986 Tip O'Neill refuses to let Reagan address House
1986 Tip O'Neill refuses to let Reagan address House
1986 Pedro Morales swims world record 100m butterfly (52.84)
1986 Tip O'Neill refuses to let Reagan address House
1988 Charlotte Hornets & Miami Heat begin their NBA expansion draft
1988 Yank manager Billy Martin's 5th term ends, Lou Pinella named manager
1989 Movie "Batman" premieres
1990 A rally to save Alien Nation from cancellation held at Stat of Liberty
1990 Moldavia declares independence
1990 Police find marijuana at Chuck Berry's home
1990 TV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of year
1990 Zimbabwe beat the Netherlands by 6 wickets to win ICC Trophy
1991 "Odd Couple" opens & closes at Belasco Theater NYC
1991 "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Babalu Music"
1991 Beth Daniel wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
1991 Mazda becomes 1st Japanese car to capture Le Mans 24 hour race
1992 "Tin Bigha Day" protest in India of corridor opening to Bangladesh
1992 Emmy 19th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 13th time
1992 Rabin wins Israeli parliamentary election
1993 Lindsay Wagner (Bionic Woman) files for divorce from Lawrence Mortorff
1993 Lorena Gallo Bobbitt amputates husband's John Wayne Bobbitt's penis
1993 UN authorizes worldwide oil embargo against Haiti
1994 South Africa reclaims its seat in UN
1994 Replay shows A's Bobby Witt beat KC's Gagne to 1st in 6th but ump Gary Cedarstrom calls him safe, runing Witt's perfect game
1996 "Tartuffe: Born Again" closes at Circle in Sq NYC after 29 perfs
1996 Dottie Pepper wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
1996 Nintendo 64 goes on sale in Japan
1997 Dow Jones drops 192.25 pts

That's All....

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