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Sunday, June 24, 2018.



Birthdays


1244 Hendrik I, the Child, 1st count of Hessen (1256-1308)
1322 Johanna, duchess of Brabant/Limburg (Joyful Entry)
1499 Johannes Brenz, German theologist (Dutch Brentians)
1533 Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester/English commander-in-chief in Neth
1542 Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint
1546 Robert Parsons, English jesuit (A Letter Disclosure)
1561 Rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden
1572 Jan Campanus, composer
1590 Samuel Ampzing, poet (Taelbericht der Neth Spellinge)
1619 Rijcklof Volckertsz van Goens, governor-general (Neth East Indies)
1669 Franois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname/Algeria)
1746 Jean Baptiste Rochefort, composer
1747 Johann Melchior Dreyer, composer
1762 Johann Paul Wessely, composer
1771 E I Du Pont, France, chemist/scientist (Du Pont)
1783 Johann Heinrich von Thnen, economist/geographer/farmer
1797 John Hughes, archbishop, founded Fordham University in the Bronx
1803 George James Webb, composer
1804 Stephan L Endlicher, Austrian priest/botanist
1808 Anna Caroline Oury, composer
1811 John Archibald Campbell, Asst Secy War (Confederacy), died in 1889
1813 Henry Ward Beecher, Litchfield Ct, clergyman/orator (Independent)
1820 Henry Rootes Jackson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1898
1822 Birkett Davenport Fry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1832 Edward Harland, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1915
1838 Gustav von Schmoller, German economist (Lectern Socialism)
1839 Gustavus Franklin Swift, founder of Swift and Co.
1839 Gustavus Franklin Swift, founded Swift & Co
1839 Gustavus Franklin Swift, founder of Swift and Co.
1840 Louis Brassin, composer
1842 Ambrose Bierce, satirist
1842 Ambrose Bierce, US, satirist (Devil's Dictionary)
1842 Ambrose Bierce, satirist
1847 Gervais Bernard Gaston Salvayre, composer
1848 Brooks Adams, US philosopher (Theory of Social Revolutions)
1850 Horatio Herbert Kitchener, England, original Order of Merit member
1851 Peter S Kyer, Danish painter/sculptor/graphic artist
1852 Victor Adler, Austrian Foreign minister (1918)
1873 Thomas Carl Whitmer, composer
1877 Aleksei M Remizov, Russian writer (Iveren)
1879 Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancer
1880 O. Veblen --1960
1880 O. Veblen --1960
1880 O. Veblen --1960
1880 O. Veblen --1960
1880 O. Veblen --1960
1888 Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavillion)
1891 Irving Pichel, Pitts PA, actor/director (Mme Butterfly, Oliver Twist)
1895 Jack Dempsey, Heavyweight boxing champion (1919-26)
1895 Jack Dempsey, "Manassa Mauler", heavyweight boxing champion (1919-26)
1895 Jack Dempsey, Heavyweight boxing champion (1919-26)
1899 Chief Dan George
1899 Chief Dan George
1899 Chief Dan George
1899 Chief Dan George
1899 Chief Dan George
1899 Bruce Marshall, writer
1899 Chief Dan George, actor (Harry & Tonto, Little Big Man. Smith!)
1899 Magdalene Szkely-Lulofs, Dutch writer (Honger tocht)
1900 Memphis Minnie, rocker
1901 Harry Partch, Oakland Calif, composer (Oedipus)
1903 Ernest Leslie Bouts, motor-racing driver
1903 Phil Harris, Linton In, actor (Anything Goes, Robin Hood)
1904 Kurt Kusenberg, German writer (Wein Auf Lebenszeit)
1906 Pierre Fournier, Paris France, violon cellist (Paris Conservatoire)
1907 Jose de Lima Siquiera, composer
1908 Hugo Distler, composer
1909 Milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC)
1909 William G Penney, British physicist (1st British Atom Bomb)
1910 Denis Dowling, baritone
1911 Juan Manuel Fangio, racing driver
1912 Brian Johnston, cricketer (BBC radio commentator & cake connoisseur)
1912 Norman Cousins, editor (Saturday Review)
1912 Selwyn Powell, art editor
1913 John Kubris, Czech resistance fighter
1913 Max van Praag, Dutch singer
1915 Fred Hoyle, cosmologist, proposed steady-state universe theory
1915 Charles James Dunn, Japanese scholar
1915 Fred Hoyle, cosmologist (proposed steady-state universe theory)
1915 Fred Hoyle, cosmologist, proposed steady-state universe theory
1916 John Ciardi, poet, critic, translator of Dante
1916 John Ciardi, poet/critic (translated Dante)
1916 John Ciardi, poet, critic, translator of Dante
1919 Al Molinaro, Kenosha Wisc, actor (Murray-Odd Couple, Al-Happy Days)
1920 Bernhard Krol, composer
1920 James Eric Storrar, fighter Pilot
1921 Billy Casper, golfer
1922 Aadje [Alida WM] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
1922 Rietje [Maria SC] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
1922 Roy Elihu Travis, NYC, composer (Passion of Dedipus)
1923 Jack Carter, Bkln NY, comedian/actor (Amazing Dobermans, Octagon)
1924 Ranasinghe Premadasa, president of Sri Lanka (1989-93)
1925 Len Jagger, English businessman/multi-millionaire
1927 Joseph Pierce Jr, horse trainer
1930 Claude Chabrol, Paris France, director (Les Cousins, Ophlia)
1930 Herbert C Klien, (Rep-D-New Jersey)
1931 Billy Casper, SD Ca, golfer, 3-time PGA Player of Year ('66, '68, '70)
1932 David McTaggart, cofounder of Greenpeace
1932 David McTaggart, co-founder (Greenpeace)
1932 David McTaggart, cofounder of Greenpeace
1934 Bob Holthus, horse trainer
1935 Pete Hamill, Brooklyn, NY, journalist (NY Post)
1935 Terry Riley, Colfax Calif, composer (Spectra)
1938 Boris Lagutin, USSR, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)
1938 Lowell Cross, composer
1938 Walter Willison, Monterrey Park Calif, actor (McDuff the Talking Dog)
1939 Henry Lawrence Garett III, Miami Fla, Sect of Navy (1989-92)
1941 Graham McKenzie, cricketer (prolific Australian pace bowler 1961-71)
1942 Michele Lee
1942 Michele Lee
1942 Michele Lee
1942 Michele Lee
1942 Michele Lee
1942 Gerhart Roth, writer
1942 Michele Lee, LA Calif, actress/singer (Karen-Knots Landing, Love Bug)
1942 Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)
1943 Georg Stanford Brown, Havana Cuba, actor (Terry Webster-Rookies)
1944 Jeff Beck
1944 Jeff Beck
1944 Jeff Beck
1944 Jeff Beck
1944 Jeff Beck
1944 Arthur Brown, England, rocker (Fire) [or May 24]
1944 Bruce Johnston, singer/bassist (Beachboys-Surfin' Girl) [or Apr 26]
1944 Chris Wood, rocker (Traffic)
1944 Jeff Beck, Surrey England, singer/guitarist (Jeff Beck Group)
1945 Betty Stove, Netherlands, tennis player (US Doubles 1972)
1945 Colin Blunstone, England, rocker (Zombies-Never Even Thought)
1945 George E Pataki, Peekskill NY, (Gov-R-NY, 1995- )
1946 Ellison S Onizuka, Hawaii, Mjr USAF/ast (STS 51C, 51L-Chal disaster)
1946 Robert Reich, US Sec of Labor (Clinton)
1947 Marianne Delgorge, singer/actress (Ice Cream Soda)
1947 Peter Weller, Stevens Point WI, actor (Robocop, Of Unknown Origin)
1948 Patrick Morza, Morges Switzerland, rock keyboardist (Yes)
1949 John Illsley, Leicester England, rock bassist (Dire Straits)
1950 Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, Kingston Jamaica, rocker (Black Uhuru)
1950 Lon J P M Frissen, Dutch MP (CDA)
1950 Mercedes R Lackey, US, sci-fi author (Arrow's Fall, Magic's Pawn)
1950 Nancy Allen, NYC, actress (Carrie, 1941, Robocop, Dress to Kill)
1951 Ivar Formo, Norway, 50K cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976)
1951 Raelene Boyle, Australia, sprinter (Oly-Silver-72)
1955 Loren Lloyd Roberts, San Luis Obispo CA, PGA golfer (Nestle-1994, 95)
1957 Astro, [Terrence Wilson], England, rock vocalist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
1958 Victor M Gerena, NYC, security guard robbed $7 million (FBI wanted)
1959 Andy McClusky, rocker (Orchestal Manoeveres in the Dark-Electricity)
1959 Rob Delahaye, soccer player (MVV)
1960 Juli Inkster, Santa Cruz CA, LPGA golfer (Dinah Shore-1984, 89)
1960 Nate Carr, Erie Pa, freestyle wrestler (Olympic-bronze-1988)
1961 Bernie Nicholls, Haliburton, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
1961 Curt Smith, Bath England, rock bassist/vocalist (Tears For Fears)
1961 Jim Laver Carter, Spring Lake NC, PGA golfer (1995 Anheuser-Busch)
1961 Natalya Shaposhnikova, USSR, sidehorse vaulter (Olympic-gold-1980)
1963 Duval Love, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
1964 David Daniel, jockey
1964 Gary Suter, Madison WI, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, USA)
1965 Danielle Spencer, Bronx, actress (Dee Thomas-What's Happening)
1965 Patrick Jeffrey, Morristown NJ, diver (Olympics-5th-96)
1965 Shane Churla, Fernie, NHL right wing (LA Kings, NY Rangers)
1965 Uwe Krupp, Cologne Ger, NHL defenseman (Colo Avalanche, Germany 98)
1966 John Randle, Chicoutimi Que, golfer (1992 Canadian Tour Fall-3rd)
1967 Bill Huard, Welland, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
1967 Crystal Carson, Spaulding NE, actress (Cartel, Julia-General Hospital)
1967 Jeff Cease, Nashville, guitarist (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker)
1967 Olaf Hampel, WLAF offensive linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, Rhein Fire)
1967 Sherry Stringfield, Colo Springs Colo, actress (Laura-NYPD Blue, ER)
1969 Melissa Gurney, Calif, tennis player (Virginia Slims of SD, 1986)
1969 Sean Maye, 400m/800m runner
1969 Todd Lewis, Flint Michigan, 10k runner
1970 Carlos Yancy, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
1970 Glenn Medeiros, singer (Someday Love)
1971 LaMonte Coleman, NFL fullback (Pitts Steelers)
1972 Jose Simon, WLAF defensive tackle (Barcelona Dragons)
1972 Mitch Berger, punter (Minnesota Vikings)
1972 Shawn King, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
1973 Jere Lehtinen, Espoo Fin, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, Oly-bronze-98)
1973 Michael Cheever, corner (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1974 Adam Treu, guard/tackle (Oakland Raiders)
1974 Carrie Zarse, Chicago Il, diver (Olympics-96)
1976 Tyce Routson, Bellevue Wash, diver (Olympics-96)
1977 Cliff Bayer, NYC, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1980 Kelly Dutra, Miss Rhode Island Teen USA (1996)
1986 Kaitlin Cullum, LA Calif, actress (Libby Kelly-Grace Under Fire)
1993 Primera, an Andean condor, hatched at Cleve Zoo, 5th born in captivity

Events


Midsummer Day, celebrated in Europe (quarter day in England)
St. Jean Baptiste Day -- Canada
Midsummer Day, celebrated in Europe (quarter day in England)
St. Jean Baptiste Day -- Canada
451 10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
843 Vikings destroy Nantes
1128 Afonso I of Portugal defeats army of his mother Theresa
1298 Rindfleish Persecutions-Jews of Ifhauben Austria massacred
1314 Battle of Bannockburn; Scotland regains independence from England
1314 Battle of Bannockburn; Scotland regains independence from England
1314 Battle of Bannockburn; Scotland regains independence from England
1322 Jews are expelled from France for 3rd time
1340 Battle at Lock: English fleet beats France/Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed
1340 In the Hundred Years War, British fleet destroys French at Sluys
1396 Crusaders under earl of Nevers reach Vienna
1397 Sultan Bajezid I release caught crusaders free, for ransom
1441 Eton College founded by Henry VI
1441 Eton College founded by Henry VI
1441 Eton College founded by Henry VI
1472 Zo Paleologa departs Rome for Moscow
1497 John Cabot claims eastern Canada for England
1497 John Cabot claims eastern Canada for England
1497 John Cabot claims eastern Canada for England (believes he found Asia in Nova Scotia)
1509 Henry VIII becomes King of England
1509 Henry VIII becomes King of England
1509 Henry VIII crowned King of England
1522 Battle at La Bicocca: Emperor Karel V beats France
1522 Portuguese Antonio de Brita signs treaty island of Ternate Molukkas
1527 Gustaaf I begins Reformation in Sweden, taking RC possessions
1529 Zrich & catholic kantons sign Peace of Kappel
1535 Anabaptists Protestants conquered & disbanded
1535 Hessische troops occupy Mnster
1540 Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves
1572 5 clergymen of Enkhuizen, hanged
1597 Cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java
1610 Battle at Klushino: King Sigismund II beats Russia & Sweden
1619 Tsar Michails father Filaret becomes patriarch of Moscow
1647 Lord Baltimore's niece ejected requesting vote at Maryland Council
1648 Cossacks slaughter 2,000 Jews & 600 Polish Catholics in Ukraine
1658 French fleet recaptures Duinkerk
1662 Dutch invasion of Macau repulsed (Macau Day)
1690 King Willem III's army lands at Carrickfergus Ireland [OS=June 14]
1692 Kingston Jamaica founded
1717 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London
1778 David Rittenhouse observes a total solar eclipse in Philadelphia
1793 1st republican constitution in France adopted
1795 US & Great Britain sign Jay Treaty, 1st US extradition treaty
1806 English under commodore Popham/col Beresford reach Buenos Aires
1813 Battle of Beaver Dam-British & Indian forces defeat US forces
1817 First coffee planted in Hawaii, on the Kona coast.
1817 First coffee planted in Hawaii, on the Kona coast.
1817 1st coffee planted in Hawaii on Kona coast
1821 Battle of Carabobo; Bolvar defeats royalists outside of Caracas
1841 Fordham University (then St John's College), opens in the Bronx
1843 Vincenzo Soliva decrees no Jew can live outside of ghetto in Italy
1846 Residency tax on Jews of Hungary abolished
1859 Battle of Solferino, N-Italy: France/Sardinia-Austria
1861 Battle of Mathias Point, VA-US attacks Confederate batteries
1861 Tennessee becomes 11th (& last) state to secede from US
1863 Planning an invasion of Pennsylvania, Lee's army crosses Potomac
1866 2nd Battle at Custozza: Prussian-Austria beats Italian army
1881 200 drown as train runs off bridge near Cuautla Mexico
1882 NL expels umpire Richard Higham for dishonesty
1884 John Lynch is 1st black elected chairman of Republican convention
1885 British government of Salisbury forms
1885 Samuel David Ferguson becomes 1st US black bishop
1894 Decision to hold modern Olympics every 4 years
1897 Hail injures 26 in Topeka Kansas
1898 American troops, drive Spanish forces from La Guasimas Cuba
1900 Dutch Social-Democratic Worker's party & Socialistenbond merge
1901 1st exhibition by Pablo Picasso, 19, opens in Paris
1901 Jewish National Fund starts
1903 Russia prohibits meetings dealing with Zionist
1908 Yanks replace Clark Griffith with Kid Elberfeld as manager who is destined to have worse won-lost pct of any Yankee mgr 27-71 (.276)
1909 15th US Golf Open: George Sargent shoots a 290 at Englewood GC NJ
1910 50th British Golf Open: James Braid shoots a 299 at St Andrews Scot
1911 17th US Golf Open: John McDermott shoots a 307 at Chicago GC in Ill
1913 53rd British Golf Open: J H Taylor shoots a 304 at Hoylake Hoylake
1914 King Peter I of Serbia names son Alexander the Prince-regent
1915 800 dies as excursion steamer Eastland capsizes in Chicago
1917 Russian Black Sea fleet mutiny at Sebastopol
1920 Chuvash Autonomous Region forms in RSFSR
1922 AFPA changes name to NFL, Chicago Staleys become Chicago Bears
1923 Pope Pius XI speaks against allies occupying Ruhrgebied
1924 59th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 301 at Hoylake Hoylake
1928 32nd US Golf Open: Johnny Farrell shoots a 294 at Olympia Fields Ill
1930 First radar detection of aircraft, at Anacostia, DC.
1930 First radar detection of aircraft, at Anacostia, DC.
1930 1st radar detection of planes, Anacostia DC
1930 Ground is broken for construction of Cleveland Stadium
1931 USSR & Afghanistan sign neutrality treaty
1932 Coup ends absolute monarchy in Thailand
1936 Joe DiMaggio becomes 5th to hit 2 HRs in 1 inn, Yanks beat Browns 18-4
1936 Mary McLeod Bethune named director of Negro Affairs in Natl Youth Adm
1938 500 ton meteorite lands near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
1939 Pan Am's 1st US to England flight
1940 France signs an armistice with Italy during WW II
1941 Entire Jewish male population of Gorzhdy Lithuania, exterminated
1941 Germans advanced into Russia & took Vilna, Brest-Litovsk & Kaunas
1942 Admiral Ernest King orders Tulagi (Solomon Island) reconquered
1942 Africa Corps occupy Egypt
1943 Allies begin 10-day bombing on Hamburg
1945 Schermerhorn govt forms
1946 11.72" (29.77 cm) of rainfall at Mellen Wisc (state 24-hr record)
1946 Georges Bidault elected premier of France
1947 29th PGA Championship: Jim Ferrier at Plum Hollow CC Detroit
1947 Flying saucers sighted over Mount Rainier by pilot Ken Arnold
1947 Jackie Robinson swipes home for 1st of 19 times in his career
1947 Jim Ferrier wins PGA golf tournament
1948 Republican Natl Convention in Phila nominates NY gov Thomas Dewey
1948 Soviet Union begins Berlin Blockade
1949 Cargo airlines first licensed by US Civil Aeronautics Board.
1949 Hopalong Cassidy becomes first network western.
1949 Cargo airlines first licensed by US Civil Aeronautics Board.
1949 Hopalong Cassidy becomes first network western.
1949 "Hopalong Cassidy" becomes 1st network western (NBC)
1949 A M de Jong's murderer, Ton van Gog arrested in Scheveningen Neth
1949 Cargo airlines 1st licensed by US Civil Aeronautics Board
1950 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Western Women's Golf Open
1950 French government-Bidault resigns
1950 NY Giant Wes Westrum hits 3 HRs & a triple
1951 Persian army takes over nationalized oil installations
1953 KSWS (now KOBR) TV channel 8 in Roswell, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 "John Murray Anderson's Almanac" closes at Imperial NYC after 229 perf
1955 Harmon Killebrew hits his 1st HR (off Billy Hoeff)
1956 "Steve Allen Show," returns on NBC-TV
1956 2nd LPGA Championship won by Marlene Hagge
1956 WISC TV channel 3 in Madison, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1957 "I Love Lucy," last airs on CBS-TV
1960 Geoff Griffin takes a hat-trick South Africa v England Lord's
1961 "Happiest Girl in the World" closes at Martin Beck NYC after 97 perfs
1961 Beatles record "If You Love Me Baby"
1961 Iraq demands dominion over Kuwait
1962 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA J E McAuliffe Golf Tournament
1962 Jack Reed's 22nd-inning HR wins longest NY Yankee game in history
1963 First demonstration of home video recorder, BBC Studios, London.
1963 First demonstration of home video recorder, BBC Studios, London.
1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
1963 Levi Eshkol forms Israeli govt
1963 Zanzibar granted internal self-government by Britain
1964 FTC rules health warnings must appear on all cigarette packages
1966 Bombay-NY Air India flight crashes into Mont Blanc (Switz), 117 die
1966 Period of relative peace following WW II exceeds that following WW I
1967 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Sacerdotalis coelibatus
1967 Zare adopts constitution
1968 14th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Post
1968 Australia all out for 78 v England at Lord's
1968 Deadline for redeeming silver certificate dollars for silver bullion
1968 Jim Northrup hits 2 grand-slammers to help Tigers beat Cleve 14-3
1968 Joe Frazier TKOs Manuel Ramos in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
1968 Resurrection City in Wash DC closed permanently
1970 "Catch 22" opens in movie theaters
1970 Bobby Murcer ties record of 4 consecutive HRs
1970 Reds play final game at Cincinnati's Crosley Field, beat Giants 5-4
1970 Senate votes overwhelmingly to repeal Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
1972 "Troglodyte (Cave Man)" by Jimmy Castor Bunch peaks at #6
1972 Wake Island becomes unincorporated territory of US (US Air Force)
1972 Yvonne Braitwaite Burke becomes 1st black chair in Dem convention
1973 Marlene Raymond (15), limboes under a flaming bar at 6 1/8"
1973 Susie Berning wins LPGA Heritage Village Golf Open
1974 India all out for 42 in Lord's Test cricket in 77 mins
1974 Steve Busby retires 1st 9 White Sox to set AL record with 33 consecutive batters retired
1975 Eastern 727 crashes at JFK Airport NY, kills 113
1975 Moon tremor perceived (hit by Taurid meteors)
1976 1975 movie "Rocky Horror Picture Show" released in Germany
1977 IRS reveals Jimmy Carter paid no taxes in 1976
1979 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1979 Rickey Henderson debuts for Oakland & steals his 1st base
1980 Affirmed wins $500,000 Hollywood Cup, 1st horse to win $2 million
1982 Equal Rights Amendment goes down in defeat.
1982 Soyuz T-6 lifts 3 cosmonauts (1 French) to Salyut 7 space station
1982 Equal Rights Amendment goes down in defeat.
1982 Soyuz T-6 lifts 3 cosmonauts (1 French) to Salyut 7 space station
1982 Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat
1982 Jean-Loup Chretien, 1st spacionaut, 2 others, lift off (Soyuz T-16)
1982 Soyuz T-6 Launch (USSR)
1982 Supreme Court rules pres can't be sued for actions in office
1983 7th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 2 lands at Edwards AFB
1983 Don Sutton becomes 8th pitcher to strikeout 3,000 batters
1984 Joe Morgan sets career HR mark for 2nd basemen with #265
1984 Laurie Rinker wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
1985 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G)-Discovery 5 returns to Earth
1985 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-F
1986 US Senate approves "tax reform" - taxes went up.
1986 US Senate approves "tax reform" - taxes went up.
1986 Guy Hunt elected 1st Republican governor of Alabama in 112 years
1986 US Senate approves "tax reform"
1987 CFL's Montreal Alouettes fold
1987 Salt Lake City Trappers begin pro baseball record 29 consec win streak
1988 Cleve pitcher Doug Jones sets record of 14 consecutive saves
1988 Red Sox begin AL record 23rd consecutive home win streak
1989 Cards Vince Coleman steals record 39th & 40th consecutive bases
1990 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1991 NHL adopts instant-replay & tenth of second clock in final minute
1992 Billy Joel, gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville HS at 43
1992 Commissioner Fay Vincent permanently bans Steve Howe from baseball
1992 Eddie Antar, CEO (Crazy Eddies), $74 m stock fraud caught in Israel
1992 John Gotti begins life sentence in jail
1993 Arab terror group plans bombing of Holland/Lincoln Tunnels caught
1994 1st French "all news" TV (LCI) begins broadcasting
1994 Jeff Bagwell of Astros is 28th to hit 2 HRs in an inning
1994 Sally Fields files for divorce from 2nd husband Alan Greisman
1995 Stanley Cup: NJ Devils sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
1997 Melissa Drexler, 18, charged with killing her baby during her prom
1997 USAF reports Roswell 'space aliens' were dummies
1997 4-1, Mark McGwire his a 538 foot HR
1997 Seat Mariner Randy Johnson strikes out 19 Oakland A's but loses

That's All....

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