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Tuesday, June 26, 2018.



Birthdays


1582 Johannes Schultz, composer
1655 Jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent
1702 Philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman
1730 Charles Messier, cataloguer of astronomical "M objects"
1730 Charles Joseph Messier, astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects")
1730 Charles Messier, cataloguer of astronomical "M objects"
1742 Arthur Middleton, signer of the Declaration of Independence
1742 Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)
1742 Arthur Middleton, signer of the Declaration of Independence
1747 Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer
1749 Louis Joseph Claude Saint-Amans, composer
1760 Johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal
1763 George Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes
1819 Abner Doubleday, credited with inventing American Baseball
1819 Abner Doubleday, Mjr Gen (Union)/inventor (baseball) [or 1/26]
1819 Abner Doubleday, credited with inventing American Baseball
1821 Bartolomé Mitre, Argentine general
1823 Frederick Bowen Jewson, composer
1824 Kelvin, [William Thomson], British physicist (Kelvin Scale)
1824 Moritz Furstenau, composer
1831 Julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Kriegs-Songs of War & Peace)
1837 Martin Davis Hardin II, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1923
1837 Victor Jean Baptiste Girardey, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1854 Robert Laird Borden, (C), 8th Canadian PM (1911-20)
1865 Bernard Berenson, art critic (Italian Painters of the Renaissance)
1865 Charles E Bonin, French explorer/diplomat (China)
1865 George C Pearce, actor (Country Kid, British Agent, Valiant)
1866 Josef Swickard, Coblenz Germany, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities)
1869 Martin Anderson Nexö, Danish poet/writer (Tabte Generation)
1874 Albert Relf, cricketer (England all-rounder in 13 Tests 1903-14)
1874 Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer
1875 Camille Zeckwer, composer
1876 Nico[laas P] de Jong, Dutch radio play actor (Laughter & Tears)
1878 Albert Siklos, composer
1878 Ernest Torrence, Edinburgh Scotland, actor (Hunchback of Notre Dame)
1885 André Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac)
1885 Anna M F van Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 9/26]
1885 Billy Jenkins, [Erich Rosenthal], Magdeburg
1886 Margaretha C E "Greta" Beekman, actress (Wrong Poes)
1887 Anthony G de Rothschild, Britain, philanthropist
1891 Heinrich Lemacher, composer
1891 Sidney Coe Howard, US, dramatist (Swords, Pulitzer 1925)
1891 Vladislav Vancura, Czech physician/(stage)author/resistance fighter
1892 Pearl Buck, author, (The Good Earth)
1892 Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, China, author (Good Earth-Nobel 1938)
1892 Pearl Buck, author, (The Good Earth)
1893 "Big Bill" Broonzy, Miss, blues singer/guitarist (Blues by Broonzy)
1894 Bill Wirges, Buffalo NY, orch leader (Growing Paynes)
1894 Jeanne Eagels, actress (Rain, Under False Colors)
1895 Jankel Adler, Polish painter
1897 Viola Dana, Brooklyn, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover)
1898 Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer
1900 Joseph E A "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter
1901 Stuart Symington, (Sen-D-Mo)
1901 William Busch, composer
1902 Antonia Brico, Rotterdam Holland, conductor/pianist (Antonia)
1902 William Lear, engineer/manufacturer/CEO (Lear Jet Corp)
1903 Ashley Clarke, president (Venice in Peril Fund)
1903 Floyd "Babe" Herman, Brooklyn Dodgers' slugger (.324 lifetime average)
1904 Peter Lorre, actor, (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers)
1904 Peter Lorre, Hungarian/US, actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers)
1904 Peter Lorre, actor, (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers)
1905 Jack Longland, British director of education (Derbyshire)
1905 Jan Louis Guillaume "Yvan" Doornik, Neth resistance fighter in France
1906 Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia)
1909 Betty Askwith, author
1909 "Col Tom" Parker, [Dries Van Kruijk], Neth, rock mgr (Elvis Presley)
1909 Nicholas Polunin, environmentalist
1910 Charles Spry, Australian security chief
1911 Edward Levi, professor (Intro to Legal Reasoning)
1913 Maurice Wilkes, invented stored program concept for computers.
1913 Babe [Mildred Ella] Didrikson, Port Arthur TX, hurdler (Oly-gold-32)
1913 Maurice Wilkes, inventor (stored program concept for computers)
1913 Maurice Wilkes, invented stored program concept for computers.
1914 Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1914 Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1914 Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1914 Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1914 Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1914 John J "John" Beautiful Garden, sculptor
1914 Laurie Lee, male poet/author (I Can't Stay Long)
1914 Richard Maltby, orch leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)
1914 Wolfgang Windgassen, Annemasse Germany, tenor (Stuttgart Opera)
1916 Alex Dreier, Honolulu Hawaii, newscaster (Whats it all about World?)
1916 Paul Derrick, co-operator/Christian socialist
1917 William Hamilton, British MP
1919 Jay Silverheels, actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger)
1919 Lord Rawlinson, British attorney general (Ewell)
1920 Michael Eastham, high court judge
1921 Abe Jan Koldijk, SS-physician (Limburg's family doctor)
1922 Eleanor Parker
1922 Eleanor Parker
1922 Eleanor Parker
1922 Eleanor Parker
1922 Eleanor Parker
1922 Alan Peacock, economist
1922 Campbell Adamson, CEO (Abbey National Pictures)
1922 Eleanor Parker, Ohio, actress (Caged, Detective Story, Hans Brinker)
1922 Frances Rafferty, Sioux City Iowa, actress (December Bride)
1923 David Haslam, British rear admiral (hydrographer)
1924 Peter Miles, British keeper of privy purse
1924 Syd Lawrence, bandleader (Syd Lawrence Orch)
1925 Pavel Belyayev, cosmonaut, (Voskhod 2)
1925 Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II)
1925 Pavel Belyayev, cosmonaut, (Voskhod 2)
1927 Leslie Carpenter, CEO (Reed International)
1928 Jacob Druckman, Philadelphia, composer (Animus I Auerole)
1929 Alexander Fenton, CEO (Euro Ethnological Research Center in Edinburgh)
1929 Francesco Cossiga, president of Italy (1985- )
1929 Ian Prestt, English ornithologist
1930 Willem G Statius Muller, Neth Antilles, conductor/pianist/composer
1931 Alan Bailey, British sect (dept of transport)
1931 Colin Wilson, author (Afterlife, Book of Great Mysteries)
1931 Lucien Goethals, composer
1932 Henry Bromfield, cricketer (S Afr off-spinner in 9 Tests 1961-65)
1933 Claudio Abbado, Milan Italy, composer/conductor (London Symph-1982)
1933 David Winnick, British MP
1933 Pat Morita, [Noriyuki], Calif, actor (Arnold-Happy Days, Karate Kid)
1934 John V Tunney, heavyweight boxing champion/(Rep/Sen-D-Calif)
1934 Josef Sommer, Germany, actor (Witness, Target, Iceman, Forced March)
1934 Luis Felipe Pires, composer
1935 Douglas Peterson, (Rep-D-Florida)
1936 Robert Maclennan, British MP
1937 Henk van der Meyden, Dutch journalist (de Telegraaf/Privé)
1937 Peter Pike, MP
1938 Neil Abercrombie, (Rep-D-Hawaii, 1986-88)
1939 Ansar Ilgamovich Sharafutdinov, Russian cosmonaut
1939 Charles "Chuck" Robb, (Sen-D-Va)/husband of Lynda Bird Johnson
1939 Smangaliso P Mkhatshwa, S Africa, sec-gen (Bishops' Conf 1983-88)
1940 Billy Davis Jr, St Louis Mo, singer (5th Dimension-One Less Bell)
1940 Robert Kramer, actor (A.K.)
1940 Vittorio Storaro, cinematographer (Taxi, Little Buddah, Dick Tracy)
1942 Larry Taylor, Brooklyn, rocker (Canned Heat-On the Road Again)
1943 Georgie Fame, rock vocalist (Get Away, Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde)
1943 Jean Knight, US singer (Mr Big Stuff)
1943 John Allen Strang, composer
1944 Ruth Kempson, linguist (SOAS)
1945 Barry Schrader, composer
1945 David Heyn, cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman 1975 World Cup)
1946 Clive Francis, London England, actor (Masada)
1946 Helen Mirren, England, actress (Madness of King George)
1948 Allen Michael Doyle, Woonsocket RI, PGA golfer (1991 Memorial-64th)
1951 Breyson Cooper, jockey
1951 Gary Gilmour, cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder 1973-77)
1951 Pamela Bellwood, [King], NYC, actress (Ellen-W.E.B., Claudia-Dynasty)
1951 Rindy Ross, Portland Oregon, rock vocalist/saxophonist (Quarterflash)
1952 Gordon McQueen, soccer player
1953 James Anderson, writer
1953 Ralph Ezell, Union Miss, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)
1954 Robert Davi, Astoria NY, opera singer/actor (Gangster Chronicles)
1955 Mary Margaret Brownie, RI, fictional ID of Prymaat (Coneheads)
1955 Mick Jones, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)
1956 Azhar Cachalia, Scottish/S Afr leader (United Democratic Front)
1956 Bernard A Harris Jr, Temple Texas, MD/Astronaut (STS 55, 63)
1956 Chris Isaak, Stockton Ca, rock singer/songwriter (Wicked Game)
1956 Robert Davi, actor (License to Kill, Raw Deal, Wild Thing)
1957 Patty Smyth, NYC, rock vocalist (Scandal-Warrior)
1958 Glen Stewart Godwin, Miami Fla, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
1960 Barbara Edwards, Albuqueque NM, playmate of year (Sept, 1983)/actress
1960 Jumpy Geathers, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1961 Greg LeMond
1961 Greg LeMond
1961 Greg LeMond
1961 Greg LeMond
1961 Greg LeMond
1961 Greg LeMond, US bicyclist (Tour de France winner-1986, 1989, 1990)
1962 George P N earl of St Andrews, under English prince Edward
1962 Jerome Kersey, NBA forward (Golden State Warriors, Sea Supersonics)
1963 Harriet Wheeler
1963 Harriet Wheeler
1963 Harriet Wheeler
1963 Harriet Wheeler
1963 Harriet Wheeler
1963 Devin Reneé De Vasquez, Baton Rouge La, playmate (June, 1985)/actress
1963 Harriet Wheeler, English pop singer/composer (The Sundays)
1963 Wendy Lucero-Schayes, Denver Co, US diver (Olympic-92)
1964 Zeng Jinlian, became tallest woman known (2.46 m, 8'1")
1964 Alison Wyeth, Isle West Middlesex England, 1.5k/5k runner
1964 Pamela Wright, Scotland, LPGA golfer (1995 Jamie Farr Toledo-3rd)
1964 Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, became tallest woman known (2.46 m, 8'1")
1964 Zeng Jinlian, became tallest woman known (2.46 m, 8'1")
1966 Bryan Webb, horse trainer
1966 Kirk McLean, Toronto, NHL goalie (Vancouver Canucks)
1966 Paul Mokha, Erie Pa, rower (Olympics-1996)
1967 Travis Fine, Atlanta GA, actor (Ike McSwain-Young Riders)
1968 Shannon Sharpe, NFL tight end (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1969 Barry Kloeth, WLAF wide receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
1969 Harry Boatswain, NFL tackle (Phila Eagles)
1969 Michael Myers, Cook County IL, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1969 Troy Auzenne, NFL tackle (Chic Bears)
1970 Chris O'Donnell
1970 Chris O'Donnell
1970 Chris O'Donnell
1970 Chris O'Donnell
1970 Chris O'Donnell
1970 Chris O'Donnell, actor (School Ties, Robin-Batman Forever)
1970 Nicole Richardson, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
1971 Carlton Gray, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts)
1971 Eddie Parenti, Montreal Quebec, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympics-96)
1972 Jai Taurima, Australian long jumper (Olympics-96)
1972 Jerris McPhail, running back (Miami Dolphins)
1973 Aaron Jackson, Pitts Pa, actor (Mark Winkle-Calif Dreams)
1973 Mischa Smoking, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
1973 Reggie Brown, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
1974 Derek Jeter
1974 Derek Jeter
1974 Derek Jeter
1974 Derek Jeter
1974 Derek Jeter
1974 Derek Jeter, Pequanock NJ, shortstop (NY Yankees, Rookie of Year 1996)
1974 Dieter Kalt, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1974 Jason Kendall, San Diego CA, catcher (Pitts Pirates)
1975 Umeki Webb, WNBA guard/forward (Phoenix Mercury)
1976 Ed Jovanoski, Windsor Ont, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
1976 Mpumelo Mbangwa, cricketer (Zimbabwe pace bowler v Pakistan 1996)

Events


684 St Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1284 Pied Piper lures 130 children of Hamelin away (actually happened)
1409 Council of Pisa selects Petros Philargi as 3rd Pope: Alexander V
1483 Richard III crowned King of England. Villified by Thomas More.
1483 Richard III crowned King of England. Villified by Thomas More.
1483 Duke of Gloucester appoints himself English king Richard III
1483 Richard III usurps English throne
1498 Toothbrush invented
1553 Christ's Hospital in England granted a charter
1630 Swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemünde
1714 Spain & Netherlands sign peace/trade agreement
1721 Dr Zabdiel Boylston gives 1st smallpox inoculations in America
1794 Battle of Colors: France under Jourdan beats Austrian army
1797 Charles Newbold patents first cast-iron plow.
1797 Charles Newbold patents first cast-iron plow.
1797 Charles Newbold patents 1st cast-iron plow. He can't sell it to farmers, though, they fear effects of iron on soil!
1807 Lightning hits gunpowder warehouse in Luxembourg; 230 die
1843 Hong Kong proclaimed a British Crown Colony
1844 US pres John Tyler marries Julia Gardiner in NYC
1848 1st pure food law enacted in US
1857 62 receive Victoria Cross
1857 Cawnpore England massacre
1862 Battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulses Confederacy in Virginia
1862 Day 2 of 7 Days-Battle of Mechanicsville VA (Meadow Bridge)
1862 US Army of Virginia established under Gen John Pope
1870 1st section of Atlantic City (NJ) Boardwalk opens
1870 Wagner's opera "Valkyrie" premieres in Munich
1876 Custer's Last Stand
1876 Custer's Last Stand
1879 Ismael Pasha resigns as khedive of Egypt
1894 Karl Benz of Germany receives US patent for gasoline-driven auto
1896 1st movie theater in US opens, charging 10Ť for admission
1900 Walter Reed begins research that beats yellow fever
1900 Walter Reed begins research that beats yellow fever
1900 Dr Walter Reed begins research that beats Yellow Fever
1902 Order of Merit instituted by King Edward VII
1902 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of 3 Garidebs" (BG)
1906 Hongar Szisz wins 1st Grand-Prix (Le Mans, France)
1907 Bolsheviks overthrows transport in Tiflis
1909 23rd US Womens Tennis: H Hotchkiss beats Maud Barger-Wallach (60 61)
1909 Victoria & Albert Museum opens in London
1910 24th US Womens Tennis: H Hotchkiss Wightman beats L Hammond (64 62)
1910 Hazel Hotchkiss wins US Lawn Tennis Assn championship
1911 Nieuport sets an aircraft speed record of 133 kph
1911 Nieuport sets an aircraft speed record of 133 kph
1911 Nieuport sets an aircraft speed record of 83 mph (133 kph)
1912 Gustav Mahlers 9th Symphony premieres in Vienna
1915 Germany suppresses its "Vorwarts" newspaper after it called for peace
1916 Cleveland Indians experiment with #s on their jerseys (one game)
1917 1st US Expeditionary Force arrive in France during WW I
1919 NY Daily News begins publishing
1924 After 8 years of occupation, US troops leave Dominican Republic
1924 Ziegfeld Follies opens on Broadway
1927 Comet 7P/Pons-Winnecke approaches within 0.0394 AUs of Earth
1929 ENKA/Vereinigte Glanzstoff Factory merge AKU (Genl Kunstzijde Union)
1934 FDR signs Federal Credit Union Act, establishing Credit Unions.
1934 FDR signs Federal Credit Union Act, establishing Credit Unions.
1934 FDR signs Federal Credit Union Act, establishing Credit Unions
1934 Germany & Poland sign no-attack treaty
1934 W E B Du Bois resigns position at NAACP
1935 Andrew Sandham's 100th FC hundred, 103 v Hants
1935 Lloyd Waner sets record of 18 putouts in center in doubleheader
1935 SDAP & CPH achieve majority in city council in Amsterdam
1935 Work service for recent graduate obligatory in Germany
1936 1st flight of Fw61 helicopter
1936 Everett Marshall beats Ali Baba in Columbus, to become wrestling champ
1937 Test cricket debut of Len Hutton v NZ at Lord's, scores 0 & 1
1938 Cin Red Lonny Frey hits 8 doubles in a doubleheader
1940 End of USSR experimental calendar; Gregorian readopted 6/27
1941 Finland enters WW II against Russia
1941 Lithuanian fascist massacre 2,300 Jews in Kovno
1942 German assault on British at Mersa Matruh
1944 2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line
1944 Yanks, Dodgers & Giants play unique 6 inn game for War Bonds, each playing successive innings, final score Dodgers-5, Yanks-1 & Giants-0
1945 UN Charter signed by 50 nations in San Francisco.
1945 UN Charter signed by 50 nations in San Francisco.
1945 England win the second Victory test cricket at Bramall Lane by 41 runs
1945 UN Charter signed by 50 nations in SF
1946 Dutch Nazi collaborator Arnold Meijer sentenced to 5 years
1946 Fred Allen's last radio show, his guest is Jack Benny
1948 US responses to Soviet blockade of Berlin with an airlift.
1948 US responses to Soviet blockade of Berlin with an airlift.
1948 US denounces Soviet blockade of Berlin
1949 Walter Baade discovers asteroid Icarus INSIDE orbit of Mercury.
1949 Walter Baade discovers asteroid Icarus INSIDE orbit of Mercury.
1949 1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)
1950 Pres Gottwald of Czech confirms Milada Horáková's death sentence
1952 Dutch social democratic party wins elections (29%)
1952 Nelson Mandela & 51 others infringe South Africa curfew
1953 KCTV (now KLST) TV channel 8 in San Angelo, TX (CBS) 1st broadcast
1953 Russian vice-premier/interior minister Beria arrested
1954 Jim Peters runs marathon in 2:17:39.4
1955 Actor Geoffrey Holder marries Carmen de Lavallade
1955 Freedom Charter signed in South-Africa
1955 Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1958 Gaston Eyskens becomes premier of Belgium
1958 Mackinac Straits Bridge, Michigan dedicated
1958 Vanguard SLV-2 launched for Earth orbit (failed)
1959 St Lawrence Seaway opens, linking Atlantic Ocean with Great Lakes
1959 St Lawrence Seaway opens, linking Atlantic Ocean with Great Lakes
1959 Ingemar Johansson TKOs Floyd Patterson in 3 for heavywgt boxing title
1959 Queen Elizabeth & Pres Eisenhower open St Lawrence Seaway
1960 British Somaliland (now Somalia) gains independence from Britain
1960 Hall of Fame allows veteran committee to vote annually
1960 Italian Somaliland declares independence from Italian-administration
1960 Madagascar (formerly Malagasy Rep) declares independence from France
1962 Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill
1962 Boston Red Sox Earl Wilson no-hits LA Angels, 2-0
1962 WSEC (now WLRN) TV channel 17 in Miami, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1963 John F. Kennedy visits West Berlin, "Ich bin ein Berliner".
1963 John F. Kennedy visits West Berlin, "Ich bin ein Berliner".
1963 Alfons Gorbach forms Austrian govt
1963 Dutch 2nd Chamber condemns commercial TV
1963 Kennedy visits W Berlin "Ich bin ein Berliner" (I am a Berliner)
1964 Beatles release "A Hard Day's Night" album
1964 Blacks & Whites riot over racial segregation in St Augustine
1964 Moőse Tsjombe forms govt in Congo
1965 Wallon party forms in Belgium
1966 "Time for Singing" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 41 perfs
1966 Carol Mann wins LPGA Waterloo Women's Golf Open Invitational
1966 Kanton Bazel leads female suffrage in Switzerland
1967 Pope Paul VI names 27 new cardinals
1968 Iwo Jima and Bonin Islands returned to Japan by US
1968 Iwo Jima and Bonin Islands returned to Japan by US
1968 Executive Council decides both AL & NL to divide into 2 divisions
1968 Iwo Jima & Bonin Islands returned to Japan by US
1970 Frank Robinson hits 2 grand slams as Orioles beat Senators 12-2
1971 "Man of La Mancha" closes at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC after 2329 perfs
1971 Angels suspend Alex Johnson (after 5 benchings & 29 fines)
1972 Bob Massie takes 16 wickets (8-84 & 8-53) on Test cricket debut v Eng
1972 IRA proclaims resistant in North-Ireland
1973 London production of "Grease" premieres
1974 Liz Taylor's 5th divorce (Richard Burton)
1975 Cher divorces Sonny Bono
1975 Indian PM Indira Gandhi declares a state of emergency
1976 WS shortstop Toby Harrah plays DH without touching a batted ball
1977 42 die in fire inmate causes at Maury County Jail in Columbia Tenn
1977 Debbie Austin wins LPGA Hoosier Golf Classic
1977 Elvis Presley sings in Indianapolis, last performance of his career
1978 First dedicated oceanographic satellite, SEASAT 1 launched.
1978 First dedicated oceanographic satellite, SEASAT 1 launched.
1978 Brittany separatists bomb Palace of Versailles in France
1978 First dedicated oceanographic satellite, SEASAT 1, launched
1979 Heavyweight Muhammad Ali confirms that his 3rd retirement is final
1979 Rocker Nigel Olsson runs a stop sign, crashes & kills a driver
1981 "For Your Eyes Only" premieres in US
1982 Carlos Lopes runs Europe record 10k (27:34.39)
1982 Marie Osmond marries Steve Craig
1982 US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli & Palestine Liberation Organization forces
1983 "Loving" premieres on TV
1983 "Show Boat" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 73 performances
1983 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1984 1st flight of Shuttle Discovery (41-D) scrubbed at T -4
1984 Barbra Streisand records "Here We Are at Last"
1984 Tiny Tim gets married
1986 South African journalist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested
1987 Losing 9-0 to Red Sox, Yanks score 11 in 3rd & win 12-11 in 10 inn
1987 Supreme Court Justice Lewis F Powell Jr announces his retirement
1988 Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
1989 Canada updates coins with a new potrait of the Queen
1989 Melanie Griffith & Don Johnson marry for 2nd time
1989 Supreme Court rules 16 year olds can receive death penalty
1990 122°F in Phoenix Arizona
1990 8 KS & OK radio stations boycott k d lang, due to her anti-meat ad
1990 New Kid on the Block Donnie Wahlberg release from hospital after fall
1991 "Getting Married" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 70 perfs
1991 ANC leader Nelson Mandela addresses congress
1991 Amy Elizabeth Goodman, of California, crowned America's Junior Miss
1991 Charlotte Hornets make Larry Johnson of UNLV, NBA's #1 draft pick
1991 Ky medical examiner announces Zachary Taylor died of natural causes
1992 India leases Tin Bigha corridor to Bangladesh
1992 NYC's MTA votes to ban cigarette ads on Jan 1, 1993
1992 Supreme Court rules fund soliciting can be banned at airports
1993 "Late Night with David Letterman" airs for last time on NBC-TV
1993 Actress Julia Roberts & country singer Lyle Lovett wed
1993 NY Met Eddie Murray is 20th to get 1,600 RBIs
1993 Rebecca Jones, of Georgia, 18, crowned America's Junior Miss
1993 US Tomahawk-rockets hit Iraqi secret service, Baghdad
1994 "Broken Glass" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 73 performances
1994 "Medea" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 82 performances
1994 104°F (40°C) at Denver Colorado
1994 107°F (41.6°C) at Albuquerque New Mexico
1994 112°F (44.4°C) at El Paso Texas
1994 122°F (50°C) at Laughlin Nevada
1994 126°F (52.2°C) in Death Valley Calif
1994 Actor Brandon Cruz (32) weds Elizabeth Finkelstein (26)
1994 Air Ivory Fokker's-27 crashes at Abidjan (16 killed/1 lives)
1994 Donna Andrews wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
1994 Kirby Puckett pass Rod Carew with 2,088 hit as Twin's top hit leader
1994 PLO-leader Yasser Arafat returns to Gaza after 27 years
1994 US loses to Romania 1-0 in 1994 soccer world cup
1995 Gunmen ambush Egyptian pres Hosni Mubarak, escapes unharmed
1997 Galileo, Ganymede Observations (Orbit 9)
1997 Supreme Court strikes down Internet indecency law
1997 Supreme Court upholds doctor-assisted suicide ban

That's All....

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