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Thursday, June 28, 2018.



Birthdays


1367 Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia
1476 Paul IV, [Giampietro Caraffa], inquisition/Pope (1555-59)
1490 Albrecht von Brandenburg, German archbishop/monarch of Mainz/cardinal
1491 Henry VIII of England. Don't lose your head over him.
1491 Henry VIII of England. Don't lose your head over him.
1547 Cristofano Malvezzi, composer
1550 John Drusius, Flemish hebrew translator
1577 Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish Baroque painter
1577 Peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision)
1577 Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish Baroque painter
1586 Paul Siefert, composer
1712 Jean Jacques Rousseau, social contractor
1712 Jean Jacques Rousseau, France, composer/social contractor (Confession)
1712 Jean Jacques Rousseau, social contractor
1734 Jean-Jacques Beauvarget-Charpentier, composer
1787 Henry G W Smith, leader of British-Indian forces
1806 Napoleon Coste, composer
1808 Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican
1812 Rudolf von Alt, Austrian painter
1816 Jacob P P baron van Zuylen van Nijevelt, Min Foreign Affairs (1852-53)
1824 Paul Broca, France, brain surgeon/anthro (located speech center)
1824 William Tatus Wofford, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1884
1825 Richard ACE Erlenmeyer, German chemist (Erlenemyer kolf)
1831 Joseph Joachim, Kittsee Germany, violinist (Hungarian Concerto)
1847 Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer
1852 Hans Huber, composer
1853 Edwin Arthur Jones, composer
1865 Otto Julius Bierbaum, German writer/journalist (Remarkable Stories)
1867 Luigi Pirandello, Italy, writer (6 Characters-Nobel 1934)
1867 William Courtleigh, Guelph Ontario, actor (Eyes of Youth, Madame X)
1873 Alexis Carrel, France, surgeon/sociologist/biologist (Nobel 1912)
1874 Oley Speaks, composer
1879 Sigurd von Koch, composer
1885 Berthold Viertel, writer
1885 Giuseppe Mule, composer
1886 Joe Cox, cricketer (S African pace bowler in 1913-14 series v England)
1887 Boleslav Vomacka, composer
1888 George Challenor, cricketer (pioneering West Indian batsman)
1889 Frank Mayo, silent screen actor (Burning Gold, Hell's Headquarters)
1892 Edward H Carr, England, historian (History of Soviet Russia)
1893 Luciano Gallet, composer
1893 Nils Bjorkander, composer
1894 Lois Wilson, Pitts Pa, actress (Alice-Aldrich Family)
1895 Kazimierz Sikorski, composer
1897 Jacobus J E Hondius, graphic artist
1900 Leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Kordian into Cham)
1902 John Dillinger
1902 John Dillinger
1902 John Dillinger
1902 John Dillinger
1902 Richard Rodgers, composer, (South Pacific, Oklahoma)
1902 John Dillinger
1902 John Dillinger, US bank robber (public enemy #1)
1902 Pierre Brunet, France, figure skater pair (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)
1902 Richard Rodgers, Hammels Station NY, composer (Rodgers & Hammerstein)
1902 Richard Rodgers, composer, (South Pacific, Oklahoma)
1903 Alan Bunce, Westfield NJ, actor (Albert-Ethel & Albert)
1904 Wlodzimierz Pozniak, composer
1906 Maria Goeppert Mayer, US atomic physicist (Nobel 1963)
1906 Nancy Mayhew Youngman, artist/educator
1906 Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/music historian
1907 Paul-Emile Victor, French pole explorer (La civilisation du phoque)
1908 James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy)
1909 Arnold Shaw, composer
1909 Eric Ambler, London, suspense writer (Epitaph for a Spy)
1909 French van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist
1912 Audrey Langford, singing teacher
1912 Carl F von Weiszcker, German physicist/philosopher
1912 Sergiu Celibidache, conductor
1913 George Walter Selwyn Lloyd, English composer (Serf, John Socman)
1914 Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player
1914 Lester Raymond Flatt, TN, bluegrass (Earl-Ballad of Jed Clampett)
1917 Willem "Wim" Sonneveld, Dutch singer/actor (My Fair Lady)
1918 Bert Schierbeek, [Lambertus], Dutch writer/poet (Cross Roads)
1921 P V Narasimha Rao, premier of India (1991- )
1922 Terje Stigen, Norwegian author (Det siste paradiset)
1923 Lloyd Labeach, Panama City, 100m/200m runner (Olympic-bronze-1948)
1924 Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch radio host
1925 Giselher W Kleber, German (opera)composer (Die Ruber)
1926 Mel Brooks
1926 Mel Brooks
1926 Mel Brooks
1926 Mel Brooks
1926 Mel Brooks
1926 Mel Brooks, NYC, comedian/actor/director (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs)
1926 Robert Shelton Shapiro, journalist
1927 Theo van Tijn, Dutch marxist/social-historian
1928 Andrew Gordon Speedie-Pask, cybernetician stage producer/lyricist
1928 Peter Heine, cricketer (solid South African fast bowler in 1950's)
1928 Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler, sailor
1929 Don Dubbins, Brooklyn, actor (Enchanted Island, Fix)
1930 Nikolay Nikolayevich Karetnikov, composer
1933 Pat Morita
1933 Pat Morita
1933 Pat Morita
1933 Pat Morita
1933 Pat Morita
1933 Gunnar Reynir Sveinsson, composer
1933 Pat Morita, Berkeley CA, actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid)
1934 Carl M Levin, (Sen-D Michigan, 1979- )
1934 Roy Gilchrist, cricketer (volatile WI fast bowler of late 50s)
1936 Bill Orton, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- )
1936 Gisela Kraft, writer
1936 Major R Owens, (Rep-D-NY)
1936 Peter Hall, folklorist/musician
1938 Leon E Panetta, (Rep-D-CA, 1977- )
1942 "Chris" Martin Thembisile Hani, sec-gen (S Africa Communist Party)
1942 Jim Kolbe, (Rep-R-AZ, 1985- )
1942 Sjoukje Dijkstra, Holland, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
1943 Bobby Harrison, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
1943 Ed Pastor, (Rep-D-Arizona)
1945 Dave Knights, London, rock bassist (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
1945 Jane Harmon, (Rep-D-California)
1946 Gilda Radner, comedienne, (Saturday Night Live)
1946 Bruce Davison, Phila, actor (Capt Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk)
1946 Gilda Radner, Detroit Mich, actress (SNL, Haunted Honeymoon)
1946 John "Mike" Lounge, Denver Colo, astr (STS 51-I, STS 26, STS 35)
1946 Robert L Asprin, US, sci-fi writer (Thieves World, Cold Cash War)
1946 Robert Xavier Rodriguez, composer
1946 Gilda Radner, comedienne, (Saturday Night Live)
1947 Patrick Kincaid, send him a card, he'll love it.
1947 Mark Helprin, US writer
1947 Patrick Kincaid, who wrote the TODAY program; send him a card
1947 Patrick Kincaid, send him a card, he'll love it.
1948 Kathy Bates
1948 Kathy Bates
1948 Kathy Bates
1948 Kathy Bates
1948 Kathy Bates
1948 Kathy Bates, Memphis TN, academy award winning actress (Misery)
1949 Don Baylor, Tx, baseball player (Rockies, 1979 AL RBI leader, 267 HBP)
1949 Edward Totah, art dealer
1950 Ken Arthur, Australian softball asst coach (Olympics-bronze-96)
1952 Pietro Mennea, Italian runner (200m world record)
1954 Alice Krige, South Africa, actress (Chariots of Fire, Ladykiller)
1954 Ava Barber, Knoxville Tn, country singer (Lawrence Welk Show)
1955 Mitch Addock, Macon MS, Nike golfer (1992 BC Open-11th)
1955 Nikolai Simyatov, USSR, nordic skier (Olympic-3 golds-1976)
1958 Oran "Juice" Jones, rocker (Curiosity, Here I Go Again)
1958 Sergei Shakrai, USSR, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1980)
1960 John Elway
1960 John Elway
1960 John Elway
1960 John Elway
1960 John Elway
1960 John Elway, NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1961 Jay Schroeder, NFL quarterback (Wash Redskins, LA Raiders)
1961 Jeff Malone, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Miami Heat)
1962 Anisoara Stanciu-Cusmir, Romania, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1984)
1963 Allen Pitts, CFL slot back (Calgary Stampeders)
1963 Andy Cousin, rocker (All About Eve-All About Scarlet & Other Stories)
1964 Bryan Barker, NFL punter (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1964 Stephanie Maynor, Chester England, golfer (1995 PING Welch's-13th)
1964 Susan Mascarin, Detroit Mich, tennis star
1965 Michele Timms, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury, Olympics-1988, 96)
1966 John Cusack
1966 John Cusack
1966 John Cusack
1966 John Cusack
1966 John Cusack
1966 Andrew Lang, NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks)
1966 John Cusack, Chicago, actor (Stand By Me, Sure Thing, Better Off Dead)
1966 Mary Stuart Masterson, Houston Tx, actress (Some Kind of Wonderful)
1966 Mike Bellamy, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1967 Anthony Smith, NFL defensive end (Oakland Raiders)
1967 Matt Karchner, Berwick PA, pitcher (Chic White Sox)
1969 Danielle Brisebois, Bkln NY, actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2)
1969 Tichina Arnold, Queens, actress (Ryan's Hope, Sharla-All My Children)
1970 Steve Burton
1970 Steve Burton
1970 Steve Burton
1970 Steve Burton
1970 Steve Burton
1970 [Jack] Stephen Burton, Indianapolis, actor (Chris-Out of this World)
1970 Mushtaq Ahmed, cricketer (prodigious Pakistani leggie 1990-)
1971 Aileen Quinn, actress (Annie)
1971 Bobby Hurley, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
1971 Gary Downs, NFL running back (Denver Broncos)
1971 Greg Evans, NFL/WLAF safety (Buffalo Bills, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1971 Greg Keagle, Corning NY, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1971 Jeff Cothran, NFL fullback (Cin Bengals)
1972 Arie van de Padt, Dutch soccer player (Tonegido, Sparta)
1972 Eric Johnson, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
1972 Jerry Colquitt, WLAF quarterback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1972 Kelly Wiltshire, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
1972 Marvin Jones, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
1972 Ryan Fujita, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
1973 Alberto Berastegui, Spain, tennis star
1973 Brian Maisonneuve, Detroit Mich, soccer midfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 Ingrid Seynhaeve, Brussels Belgium, model (Look of the Year 1991)
1974 Atilla Buday, Budapest Hungary, Canadian canoeist (Olympics-96)
1974 Josh[ua] Crosby, Manchester Mass, rower (Olympics-1996)
1974 Karim Abdul-Jabaar, running back (Miami Dolphins)
1975 Chad Green, Dunkirk NY, baseball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
1977 Lindsay Lee, Okla City Okla, tennis star (1995 Futures-Woodlands TX)
1979 ? Papajohn, Englewood Co, 1996 US Ladies' Figure Champion

Events


Pons-Winnecke meteor shower, radiant in Draco
Pons-Winnecke meteor shower, radiant in Draco
767 St Paul I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1119 Battle of Sarmada - Emir Ilghazi defeat French Crusaders
1245 1st Council of Lyons (13th ecumenical council) opens
1461 Edward IV crowned king of England
1485 Gent/Brugge/Ieper recognize Maximilian of Austria as regent of Neth
1519 King Carlos I elected Roman Catholic German emperor Charles V
1524 Duke van Bourbon occupies Province
1575 Spanish troops conquer Buren
1583 Duke French van Valois returns to France
1593 Earl Mauritius conquerors Geertruidenberg
1629 Peace of Als: Rights of French huguenots limited
1635 French colony of Guadeloupe established in Caribbean
1675 Battle at Fehrbellin: Brandenburgs army beats Sweden
1748 Riot after public execution in Amsterdam, 200+ killed
1762 1st reported counterfeiting attempt (Boston)
1762 Russian tsarina Catharina II grabs power
1770 Quakers open a school for blacks in Philadelphia
1776 Charleston, SC repulses British sea attack
1778 Battle of Monmouth, NJ (Gen Washington beats Clinton)
1778 Mary Ludwig Hayes "Molly Pitcher" aids American patriots
1807 British troops lands at Ensenada, Argentina
1820 The tomato is proved to be nonpoisonous.
1820 The tomato is proved to be nonpoisonous.
1820 Tomato is proven non-poisonous
1832 Gerrit Moll measures noise of guns
1838 Britain's Queen Victoria crowned in Westminster Abbey
1859 1st dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)
1861 Leipzig Observatory discovers short-period (6.2 yrs) Comet d'Arrest
1862 Day 4 of 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station/Garnett's Farm, VA
1869 Amsterdam typographer strike
1874 Freedmen's Bank closes
1887 Phillies most lopsided shut-out beating Indianapolis 24-0
1892 Phillies tie club record of 16 straight victories
1894 Labor Day established as a federal employees holiday
1895 El Salvador, Honduras & Nicaragua form Central American Union
1897 Marquis C de Bonchamps' expedition reaches Gore Ethiopia
1902 Congress authorizes Louisiana Purchase Expo $1 gold coin
1902 US buys concession to build Panama canal from French for $40 million
1904 International Anti-Military Cooperation (IAMV) forms in Amsterdam
1907 Nationals steal a record 13 bases off catcher Branch Rickey
1909 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens
1911 Joseph Caillaux forms govt in France
1914 Austria invades Siberia (WW I)
1917 Potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam
1917 Raggedy Ann doll invented
1918 1st flight between Hawaiian Islands
1919 The Treaty of Versailles, ending World War I, was signed.
1919 The Treaty of Versailles, ending World War I, was signed.
1919 Carl Mazes pitches a complete doubleheader against NY Yankees
1919 Harry S Truman marries Elizabeth Virginia Wallace in Independence
1919 Treaty of Versailles ending WW I signed in France
1923 Dodgers lost 7-0 lead, as Phillies score 8 in bottom of 9th
1923 Queen Wilhelmina & Prince Henry for state visit to London
1924 Test cricket ump debut for Frank Chester, v South Africa at Lord's
1924 Tornado strikes Sandusky Ohio & Lorain Ohio, killing 93
1928 Alfred E Smith (NY-Gov) nominated for president at Dem Convention
1928 Friedrich Schmiedl attempted rocket mail in Austria (unsuccessful)
1930 1st night game in Detroit at newly built Hamtramck Stadium as Negro League Detroit Stars take on KC Monarchs
1934 Hitler flies to Essen (Night of Long Knifes)
1935 Earl Averill's consecutive-game streak ends at 673
1935 FDR ordersa federal gold vault to be built at Fort Knox Kentucky
1938 Bradman scores 102* in drawn 2nd Test cricket at Lord's
1938 Queen Victoria ascends to British throne
1939 Pan Am begins transatlantic air service with the Dixie Clipper.
1939 Pan Am begins transatlantic air service with the Dixie Clipper.
1939 Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
1939 Pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper)
1939 Yanks hit 13 HRs, sweep A's 23-2 & 10-0
1940 "Quiz Kids?" premieres on radio
1940 Romania cedes Bessarabia to Soviet Union
1941 German & Romanian soldiers kill 11,000 Jews in Kishinev
1941 German troops occupy Galicia Poland
1942 Col-gen Von Hoth' 6th Pantser enters Voronezj
1942 Dumont TV network begins (WABD NY)
1945 Polish Provisional Govt of National Unity set up by Soviets
1946 Enrico de Nicola becomes 1st pres of Italy
1946 Permanent radio play-by-play of Cleve Indians games begins
1947 "Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) by Red Ingle with Jo Stafford hits #1
1948 US/British airlift to West-Berlin begins
1950 "Michael Todd's Peep Show" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 278 perfs
1950 North Korean forces capture Seoul, South Korea [or 1/4/1951?]
1951 "Amos 'n Andy" show premiers on television (CBS).
1951 "Amos 'n Andy" show premiers on television (CBS).
1951 "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV
1953 8th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1954 111F (44C) at Camden, South Carolina (state record)
1956 1st atomic reactor built for private research operates Chicago Ill
1956 Riots break out in Poznan Poland, 38 die
1957 Reds' fans stuff ballot box, electing 8 Reds as All Star starters
1957 Frick overrules & names Stan Musial, Willie Mays, & Hank Aaron to team
1958 Brazil becomes world soccer champ in Sweden
1958 Nancy Ramey swims world record 100m (1:09.6)
1959 Phils Wally Post is only outfielder to throw out 2 runners in an inning twice (Losing to Giants 6-0)
1960 10.40" (26.42 cm) of rainfall, Dunmor, Kentucky (state 24-hour record)
1961 Phils & SF set then record longest night game (5h11m) 7-7 15 inn tie
1962 Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands
1963 Belaunde Terry inaugurated as pres of Peru
1963 Khrushchev visits East-Berlin
1964 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Waldemar Golf Open
1964 Organization for Afo-American Unity forms in NY by Malcolm X
1965 1st US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by Pres Johnson
1965 Princess Beatrice & Claus von Amsberg announce engagement
1966 Ernie Terrel beats Doug Jones in 15 wba for heavyweight boxing title
1967 George Harrison is fined 6 for speeding
1967 Israel annexes East Jerusalem
1968 Daniel Ellsberg indicted for leaking Pentagon Papers
1969 John Hampshire scores 107 on Test cricket debut v WI at Lord's
1970 Mary Mills wins LPGA Len Immke Buick Golf Open
1971 Fillmore East closes
1971 Phillies' Rick Wise hits 2 HRs & no-hits Reds
1971 Supreme Court (8-0) overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali
1973 Lawsuit in Detroit challenges Little League's "no girls" rule
1973 Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis & Althea Gibson elected
1974 Fall of earth & rocks kill 200 (Quebrada Blanca Canyon, Colombia)
1974 Wings release "Band on the Run" & "Zoo Gang" in UK
1975 David Bowie releases "Fame"
1975 Golfer Lee Trevino is struck by lightning at Western Open (Ill)
1976 1st woman was admitted to Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Colo
1976 Hijacked French Airbus lands in Entebbe, Uganda
1977 Billy Hunter becomes Rangers' 4th manager in 6 days
1977 Supreme Court allows Federal control of Nixon tapes papers
1978 UNICEF chooses rock group Kansas as ambassadors of goodwill
1978 Supreme Court orders Cal medical school to admit Allan Bakke a white man claiming reverse discrimination when application was rejected
1979 OPEC raises oil prices 24%
1980 NYC transit fare rises from 50 to 60
1981 "Piaf" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 165 performances
1981 74 government officials die in attack in Iran
1981 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
1982 Prince Chuck & Lady Di name their baby "William"
1983 Bridge section along I-95 in Greenwich, Ct collapsed kills 3
1983 NASA launches Galaxy-A
1985 Discovery ferried back to Kennedy Space Center via Bergstrom AFB, Tx
1986 Irish population condemns divorce
1986 Kenneth & Nellie Pike challenge Ala Dem runoff win by AG C Graddick
1987 "Dreamgirls" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 177 performances
1987 Deb Richard wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1987 Don Baylor sets career hit-by-pitch mark at 244 (Pitcher Rick Rhoden)
1988 Mike Tyson sues to break contract with manager Bill Cayton
1990 17th annual Daytime Emmy Awards
1990 Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time
1992 "Chinese Coffee" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 18 performances
1992 2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock Calif
1992 Burharnuddin Rabbani becomes president of Afghanistan
1992 Italian govt of Amato forms
1992 LA Police commisioner Daryl Gates steps down
1992 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1992 Pres Bush's daughter Dorothy marries Bobby Koch
1992 US Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57
1993 Doctors recommend ligament transplant to Jose Canseco's arm
1993 Jacques Lemaire is named NJ Devils 8th Head Coach
1993 NCRV shows last "Cheers" in Neth
1993 Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught & most HRs by a catcher
1994 NY Met Pitcher Dwight Gooden suspended for 60 days due to drug charges
1995 NJ Devils Stanley Cup Victory Party, admidst rumours they were moving to Nashville, goalie Chris Terreri holds up "Nashville? NO WAY!" sign
1996 "Nutty Professor," starring Eddie Murphy opens in theaters in the USA
1997 "Master Class," closes at Golden Theater NYC after 601 performances
1997 "Steel Peer," closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 76 perfs
1997 TV evangelist Robert Schuller attacks a flight attendant
1998 wins ShopRite LPGA Classic
2003 A porch collapse in Chicago leaves over 50 party-goers injured and 14 dead.
2003 A porch collapse in Chicago leaves over 50 party-goers injured and 14 dead.
2003 A porch collapse in Chicago leaves over 50 party-goers injured and 14 dead.
2003 A porch collapse in Chicago leaves over 50 party-goers injured and 14 dead.
2003 A porch collapse in Chicago leaves over 50 party-goers injured and 14 dead.

That's All....

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