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Sunday, June 3, 2018.



Birthdays


1610 Jacob Neefs, Flemish engraver/publisher, baptised
1657 Manuel de Egues, composer
1660 Johannes Schenck, composer
1685 Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat
1726 James Hutton, Edinburgh Scotland, geologist
1738 Johann Christoph Oley, composer
1746 James Hook, composer
1750 Frederic Thieme, composer
1761 Henry Scrapnel, English inventor (shrapnel shell)
1770 Manuel Belgrano, Argentina
1771 Sydney Smith, Woodford Essex, preacher/reformer/author
1773 Caspar G C Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist
1773 Michael Gottard Fischer, composer
1780 William Hone, England, author/bookseller (Every-Day Book)
1782 Charles Waterton, eccentric naturalist/pioneer
1801 Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer
1804 Richard Cobden, West Sussex, founder (Anti-Corn-Law League)
1808 Jefferson Davis, President of Confederacy (1861-1865)
1808 Jefferson F Davis, Ky, Pres of Confederate States of America (1861-5)
1808 Jefferson Davis, President of Confederacy (1861-1865)
1812 Pieter Mijer, Dutch gov-gen of Neth Indies (1866-72)
1815 Martin Edward Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1819 Johann Barthold Jongkind, Lattrop Neth, Dut/Fr painter (Winter Scenes)
1819 Thomas Ball, US, sculptor/painter/singer
1824 Charles Kinnaird Graham, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1828 Jean Alexander Ferdinand Poise, composer
1828 Jose Inzenga y Castellanos, composer
1829 Alfonse Charles Renaud de Vilback, composer
1831 Otho French Strahl, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1832 Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer
1839 Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Der Herr im Hause)
1840 Eugeen van Oye, Flemish writer/poet (Morning Twilight)
1841 Eduardo Caudella, composer
1843 Frederik VIII CWK, King of Denmark (1906-12)
1844 Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet
1844 Emile Paladilhe, composer
1844 Garret Augustus Hobart, (R) 24th US VP (1897-99)
1864 Ransom Eli Olds, auto (Oldsmobile) and truck (REO) manufacturer.
1864 Ransom Eli Olds, auto (Oldsmobile) & truck (REO) manufacturer
1864 Ransom Eli Olds, auto (Oldsmobile) and truck (REO) manufacturer.
1865 George V, king of England (1910-36)
1865 George V, Saksen-Coburg [Windsor], King of Great Britain (1910-36)
1865 George V, king of England (1910-36)
1867 Bela Anton Szabados, composer
1868 Lvar Henning Mankell, composer
1869 Maria Radulphus, inspector on Cura‡ao (Radulphus College)
1870 Jules JBV Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (syphillis, Nobel 1919)
1873 Otto Loewi, Frankfurt am Main Germany, physician (Nobel-1936)
1877 Raoul Dufy, France, Fauvist painter (Palm)
1879 Pieter J A Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer
1887 Emil Axman, composer
1893 Assen Karastoyanov, composer
1895 Kavalam Madhava Panikkar, India, diplomat (Asia & Western Dominance)
1898 Rosa Chacel, spanish novelist
1899 Georg von Bekesy, Budapest Hungary, physician (Nobel-1961)
1900 Gerard den Brabander, [Jan G Jofriet], poet (Nothing New)
1901 Maurice Evans, Dorchester England, actor (Maurice-Bewitched)
1902 Edward Wayne, physician (Queen of Scotland)
1904 Charles Richard Drew, pioneer of blood plasma research
1904 Jan Peerce, [Jacob Pincus Perelmuth], NYC, tenor (NY Met Opera)
1906 Josephine Baker, dancer, singer
1906 Josephine Baker, dancer/Parisian night club owner (Folies-BergŠre)
1906 Louis Simmonds, bookseller
1906 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)
1906 Robert Brown Black, British diplomat/gov (Hong Kong)
1906 Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)
1906 Josephine Baker, dancer, singer
1907 Antonio Emmanvilovich Spadavecchia, composer
1908 Adele Dixon, actress (Calling the Tune)
1908 Eddie Acuff, actor (Guns of the Pecos, Phantom Creeps, Outer Gate)
1910 Wilfred Thesiger, explorer/writer
1911 Paulette Goddard, actress
1911 Ellen Corby, Racine Wisc, actress (Grandma Walton-Waltons)
1911 Mason Gross, Dr/TV professor (Think Fast, Two for the Money)
1911 Olaf Okern, Norway, Nordic skier (Olympic-medal-1948)
1911 Paulette Goddard, [Marion Levy], Switz, actress (Great Dictator)
1911 Paulette Goddard, actress
1912 Richard D'Aeth, president (Hughes Hall Cambridge)
1912 William Douglas-Home, playwright (Now .. Barabbas)
1914 Eugene Fuller, polymath/linguist
1914 Ronald George Woodman, pilot
1915 Leo Gorcey
1915 Leo Gorcey
1915 Leo Gorcey
1915 Leo Gorcey
1915 Leo Gorcey
1915 Iris Meredith, Sioux City Iowa, actress (Son of Davy Crockett)
1915 Leo Gorcey, NYC, actor (Mannequin, Road to Zanzibar)
1918 Patrick Cargill, actor (Help, Hammerhead)
1920 Lord Brandon of Oakbrook, Lord of appeal (Ordinary)
1922 Alain Resnais, France, director (Providence, Hiroshima, Mon Amour)
1922 Ivan Patachich, composer
1922 M Alain Resnais, Vannes France, director (Melo, I Want to Go Home)
1923 Michael Jaffe, director (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge England)
1924 David Richard Holloway, literary Editor
1924 Michael Gow, commandant (Royal College of Defense Studies)
1925 Tony Curtis
1925 Tony Curtis
1925 Tony Curtis
1925 Tony Curtis
1925 Tony Curtis
1925 Gerhard Zwerenz, writer
1925 Thomas Winning, Roman Catholic archbishop (Glasgow)
1925 Tony Curtis, [Bernard Schwartz], Bronx, NY, actor (Some Like It Hot)
1926 Allen Ginsberg
1926 Colleen Dewhurst
1926 Allen Ginsberg
1926 Colleen Dewhurst
1926 Allen Ginsberg
1926 Colleen Dewhurst
1926 Allen Ginsberg
1926 Colleen Dewhurst
1926 Allen Ginsberg, Beat poet (Howl)
1926 Allen Ginsberg
1926 Colleen Dewhurst
1926 Allen Ginsberg, Newark NJ, beat poet (Howl)
1926 Carlos Veerhoff, composer
1926 Colleen Dewhurst, Montreal Canada, actress (Maggie-Blue & Grey)
1926 Hamilton Fish Jr, (Rep-R-NY, 1969- )
1926 Janez Maticic, composer
1926 Roscoe G Bartlett, (Rep-R-Maryland)
1926 Allen Ginsberg, Beat poet (Howl)
1927 Boots Randolph, Paducah KY, saxophonist (Yakety Sax)
1928 Donald Judd, US, sculptor (minimal art)
1928 John Reid, cricketer (prolific NZ batsman 1949-65)
1928 Sheila Faith, MP/MEP
1929 Chuck Barris, Phila, TV game show producer/host (Gong Show) [or 6/2]
1929 Howard Yanks, founder (Philadelphia folk festival)
1930 Marion [Eleanor] Zimmer Bradley [Breen], sci-fi author (Storm Queen)
1930 Michael Melle, cricketer (South African pace bowler of early 1950's)
1931 Francoise Arnoul, actress/composer (French Cancan, Jacko & Lise)
1932 Dakota Staton, [Rabia Aliyah], US jazz singer (In the Night)
1934 Jim Gentile, baseball player
1935 Edward McGrady, MP
1935 Raoul Franklin, chancellor (City University London)
1936 Colin Meads, rugby player
1936 David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist
1936 Harry Pitt, vice chancellor (Reading University)
1936 Larry McMurtry, US scriptwriter (Lonesome Dove, Pulitzer 1986)
1936 Philip J Attenborough, CEO/publisher (Hodder & Stoughton)
1937 Solomon P Ortiz, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
1939 David Frederick Stock, composer
1939 Phil Gallie, MP
1940 Richard Edwards, cricketer (WI pace bowler 1968-69 Aust/NZ tour)
1942 Curtis Mayfield
1942 Curtis Mayfield
1942 Curtis Mayfield
1942 Curtis Mayfield
1942 Curtis Mayfield
1942 Anita Harris, singer/actress (Follow that Camel)
1942 Curtis Mayfield, Chicago, rock vocalist (Freddie's Dead, Superfly)
1942 Duane Josephson, baseball player
1943 Billy Cunningham, NBA/ABA (Phila 76ers, Carolina Cougers)
1943 Eddie McGrady, MP
1943 Mike Dennis, rocker (Dovells)
1944 Edith McGuire, US 200m sprinter (Olympic-gold-1964)
1944 Michael Clarke, NYC, rock drummer (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!)
1945 Hale S Irwin, Joplin MO, PGA golfer (1974 US Open)
1946 Anita Pollack, MEP (Labour)
1946 Earl of Cromer, managing director (Inchcape (China) Ltd)
1946 Eddie Holman, rocker
1946 Ian Hunter, England, rocker (Mott the Hoople-All the Young Dudes)
1946 John Paul Jones, [John Baldwin], rock bassist (Led Zeppelin)
1946 Tristan Rogers, Australia, actor (Robert Scorpio-General Hospital)
1947 Penelope Wilton, actress (Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests)
1947 Timothy David, diplomat
1949 David Evenett, MP (Conservative)
1949 Stephen Ruppenthal, composer
1950 Suzi Quatro
1950 Suzi Quatro
1950 Suzi Quatro
1950 Suzi Quatro
1950 Suzi Quatro
1950 Marlene Elejarde, Havana Cuba, 4x100m runner (Olympic-silver-1968)
1950 Suzi Quatro[cchio], Detroit, singer (Stumblin')/actress (Happy Days)
1951 Christopher Cross, Texas, singer (Sailing)
1951 David Ogilvie, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1977-78)
1951 Deniece Williams, [Chandler], IN, singer (Love Wouldn't Let Me Wait)
1952 Billy Powell, keyboards (Lynyrd Skynyrd-That Smell, Freebird)
1954 Cindy Ferro, LPGA golfer
1954 Dan Hill, rocker (Sometimes When We Touch)
1956 Danny Wilde, rocker (Rembrandts)
1956 Suren Nalbandyan, USSR, lightweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
1958 Ann Wilson, Brisbane Qld, golfer (1985 R/U NSW Open)
1958 Ibrahim Hussein, marathoner, (Boston Marathon-1988, 91, 92)
1958 Scott Valentine, actor (Nick-Family Ties, My Demon Lover)
1959 Sam Mills, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
1959 Tom Arnold, former husband of Rosanne Barr/actor (True Lies, Stupids)
1960 Barry Lyons, baseball player
1960 Carl Rackemann, cricketer (Queensland & Australian quickie)
1960 Jack Daugherty, baseball player
1960 Steve Lyons, baseball player
1961 Kevin Arnott, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 101* v NZ 1992)
1961 Peter Glen Vidmar, LA Calif, gymnist (Olympic-2 gold/silver-1984)
1962 Connie Price-Smith, St Charles MO, discus thrower (Oly-5th-96)
1963 Deb Richard, Abbeville LA, LPGA golfer (1991 Women's Kemper Open)
1963 Sabrina Goles, Yugoslavia, tennis star
1963 Yuri Yuriyevich Krikun, Russia, cosmonaut
1964 Nelson Liriano, Puerto Plata Dom Rep, infielder (Pitts Pirates)
1965 Suzan Kaminga, Austin TX, bodybuilder
1966 Wasim Akram, cricketer (brilliant Pakistani lefty fast bowler)
1967 Tam s Darnyi, Hungary, backstroke swimmer (Oly-gold-88, 92)
1967 William "Bill" Carlucci, Minneapolis Minn, rower (Olympics-bronze-96)
1968 Jon Baker, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1969 Ray Roberts, tackle (Detroit Lions)
1970 Andrea Congreaves, WNBA forward/center (Charlotte Sting)
1970 Carl Everett, baseball player
1970 Lanee Butler, Manhasset NY, mistral sailboat yachter (Olymp-11th-1996)
1970 Peter Newton, Kailua Hawaii, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
1971 Aaron Ledesma, baseball player
1971 Carl Everett, Tampa Fla, outfielder (NY Mets)
1971 Mark Parrish, Columbia MD, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1972 Bryan Rekar, Oak Lawn IL, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1972 Omar Douglas, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
1972 Robert Kennedy, cricketer (New Zealand opening bowler 1996)
1973 Charles Emanuel, safety (Philadelphia Eagles)
1973 Sargis Sargsian, Yerevan Armenia, tennis star (1995 NCAA)
1974 Alison McCreary, Florence Alabama, Miss America (Alabama-4th-1997)
1974 Ashaundai Smith, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1974 Bryan Still, wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
1975 Jamie Nails, offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)

Events


Egg Day
Egg Day
1083 Henry IV of Germany storms Rome, capturing St Peter's Cathedral
1098 After 5-month siege in 1st Crusade, the Crusaders seize Antioch Turkey
1357 Peace of Aat
1509 Henry VIII married wife No 1, Catherine of Aragon
1539 Hernando De Soto claims Florida for Spain
1539 Hernando De Soto claims Florida for Spain
1539 Hernando De Soto claims Florida for Spain
1540 Hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so
1621 Dutch West India Company receives charter for "New Netherlands"
1621 Dutch West India Company receives charter for "New Netherlands"
1621 Dutch West India Company receives charter for "New Netherlands" (NY)
1621 WIC, West Indian Co, under Heeren XIX, founded
1665 Duke of York defeats Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft
1748 Amsterdam establishes municipal postal service
1752 Moscow houses & churchs destroyed by fire
1770 Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo founded in California
1770 Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo founded in California
1770 Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo founded in Calif
1781 Jack Jouett rides to warn Jefferson of British attack
1789 Alex Mackenzie began exploration of Mackenzie River
1789 Alex Mackenzie began exploration of Mackenzie River
1789 Alex Mackenzie explores Mackenzie River (Canada)
1818 Maratha Wars between British & Maratha Confederacy in India ends
1833 4th national black convention meets (Phila)
1847 Rotterdam-Hague Railway opens
1851 1st baseball uniforms worn, NY Knickerbockers wear straw hat, white shirt & blue long trousers
1856 Cullen Whipple patents screw machine
1860 Comanche, Iowa completely destroyed by 1 of a series of tornadoes
1861 1st Civil War land battle-Union defeats Confederacy at Philippi, WV
1864 Gen Lee wins his last victory of Civil War at Battle of Cold Harbor
1871 Jesse James & his gang robs Obocock Bank (Corydon Iowa), of $15,000
1875 Alexander Graham Bell makes 1st voice transmission
1876 Lacrosse introduced in Britain & Canada
1884 John Lynch (R-MS) chosen 1st black major-party natl convention chair
1886 24 Christians burn to death in Namgongo Uganda
1888 "Casey at the Bat" is first published (by the SF Examiner)
1888 "Casey at the Bat" is first published (by the SF Examiner)
1888 "Casey at the Bat" published (SF Examiner)
1899 W G Grace's last day of Test cricket aged 50 yrs 320 days
1906 Belgian King Leopold II calls Congo his private possession
1911 "Come Josephine in My Flying Machine" hits #1
1913 Dutch 1st Chamber accepts Health laws
1916 National Defense Act establishes ROTC
1918 Supreme Court rules child labor laws unconstitutional
1919 Liberty Life Insurance Co (Chicago) organized by blacks
1921 A sudden cloudburst kills 120 near Pikes Peak, Colorado
1924 Gila Wilderness Area established by Forest Service
1925 Eddie Collins, is 6th to get 3,000 hits
1925 Goodyear airship "Pilgrim" makes 1st flight (1st with enclosed cabin)
1925 White Sox manager Eddie Collins gets 3,000 hit
1929 1st trade show at Atlantic City Convention Center (electric light)
1929 Border dispute between Peru & Chile resolved
1929 Chile, Peru & Bolivia sign accord about Tacna-Arica-area
1930 Grover Cleveland Alexander is released by the Phillies
1932 John McGraw, who came to NY in 1902, resigns as manager of Giants
1932 Lou Gehrig is 1st to hit 4 consecutive HRs; Yanks beat A's 20-13
1932 Von Hindenburg disbands German Parliament
1933 A's score 11 runs in 2nd, Yanks score 10 in 5th & win 17-11
1933 Pope Pius XI encyclical "On oppression of the Church in Spain"
1934 Dr Frederick Banting, co-discoverer of insulin knighted.
1934 Dr Frederick Banting, co-discoverer of insulin knighted.
1934 Dr Frederick Banting co-discoverer of insulin, is knighted
1935 French "Normandie" sets Atlantic crossing record: 1077 hours.
1935 French "Normandie" sets Atlantic crossing record: 1077 hours.
1935 French Normandie sets Atlantic crossing record of 1,077 hours
1937 Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor marries Wallis Warfield Simpson.
1937 Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor marries Wallis Warfield Simpson.
1937 Duke of Windsor (Edward 8) weds Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France
1937 Josh Gibson HR's just 2 feet below rim of Yankee Stadium (580' drive)
1938 German law on "Entartete Art" legalizes art robbery
1939 71st Belmont: James Stout aboard Johnstown wins in 2:29.6
1939 Beer Barrel Polka hits #1 on the pop singles chart by Will Glahe
1940 Last British/French troop leave Dunkirk
1941 Attack on telephone exchange in Schiphol
1941 Author Irving Wallace marries writer Sylvia Kahn
1941 German occupiers stamp "J" on Jewish passports
1942 Battle of Midway begins: first major battle won by airpower.
1942 Battle of Midway begins: first major battle won by airpower.
1942 Battle of Midway Island begins
1943 United Nations Relief & Rehabilitation Administration forms
1944 76th Belmont: G L Smith aboard Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2
1944 Generals Giraud & de Gaulle reach agreement on constitution
1944 Nazis pull out of Rome
1946 1st bikini bathing suit displayed (Paris)
1946 Intl Milt Tribunal opens in Tokyo against 28 Japanese war criminals
1946 US Supreme court rules race separation on buses, unconstitutional
1947 British viceroy of India lord Mountbatten visits Pakistan
1948 200 inch Hale telescope dedicated at Palomar Observatory.
1948 200 inch Hale telescope dedicated at Palomar Observatory.
1948 "Sleepy Hallow" opens at St James Theater NYC for 12 performances
1948 200" (5.08 m) Hale telescope dedicated at Palomar Observatory
1948 Korczak Ziolkowski begins sculpture of Crazy Horse near Mt Rushmore
1949 "Dragnet" is first broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles).
1949 "Dragnet" is first broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles).
1949 1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)
1949 Dragnet is 1st broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles)
1949 GN Clark becomes 1st female US treasurer
1950 French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal
1952 Romanian premier Petru Groza chosen president
1953 Congress cites research of NYC librarian Robert Henderson in proving
1953 KVOS TV channel 12 in Bellingham/Vancouver, WA (CBS) begins
1953 Alexander Cartwright founded baseball & not Abner Doubleday
1955 KLFY TV channel 10 in Lafayette, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 Stan Musial hits his 300th HR
1956 3rd class travel on British Railways ends
1956 KGUN TV channel 9 in Tucson, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 Marlene Bauer Hagge wins LPGA Pittsburgh Golf Open
1957 Howard Cosell's 1st TV show
1958 Referendum allows city to sell Chavez Ravine to the Dodgers
1959 1st US Air Force Academy graduation
1959 1st class graduates from Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo
1959 Eisenhower routes Canadian premier Diefenbaker message off the Moon
1959 Real Madrid wins 4th Europe Cup 1
1959 Singapore adopts constitution
1961 "Wildcat" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 172 performances
1961 93rd Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Sherluck wins in 2:29.2
1961 JFK & Khrushchev meet in Vienna
1962 Air France Boeing 707 crashes on takeoff from Paris, kills 130
1962 Betsy Rawls & Kathy wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
1962 Lee Harvey Oswald arrives by train in Oldenzaal Neth
1962 WBKO TV channel 13 in Bowling Green, KY (ABC) begins broadcasting
1964 Ringo Starr collapses from tonsillitis & pharyngitis
1964 Rolling Stones begin 1st US tour (with Bobby Goldsboro & Bobby Vee)
1965 Gemini IV is launched Ed White first American to walk in space
1965 Gemini IV is launched Ed White first American to walk in space
1965 Gemini 4 launched; 2nd US 2-man flight (McDivitt & White)
1966 European DX Council forms in Copenhagen (shortwave listeners)
1966 Gemini 9 launched; 7th US 2-man flight (Stafford & Cernan)
1967 99th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 2:28.8
1967 Aretha Franklin's "Respect" reaches #1
1968 Canada announces it will replace silver with nickel in coins
1968 Poor Peoples March on Washington
1968 Yanks turn 21st triple-play in their history lose 4-3 to Twins
1969 Last episode of Star Trek airs on NBC (Turnabout Intruder)
1970 1st artificial gene synthesized
1970 Ray Davies of Kinks travels round trip NY-London to change 1 word in "Lola," (Coca-Cola to Cherry Cola) because of BBC coml reference ban
1971 Chic Cub Ken Holtzman 2nd no-hitter beats Cin Reds, 1-0
1971 Test Cricket debut of Imran Khan, v Engl at Edgbaston (5, 0-36, 0-19)
1972 "Hot Rod Lincoln," by Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen hits #9
1972 1st female US rabbi installed, Sally J Priesand at 25
1972 Sally J Priesand becomes 1st female US rabbi
1972 Yanks score 8 times in 13th beating White Sox 18-10
1973 "Smith" closes at Eden Theater NYC after 17 performances
1973 At Paris air show, Tupolev 144, a Soviet supersonic airliner, crashes
1973 Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Sealy-Faberge Golf Classic
1973 Tupolev 144 crashes at Paris, 15 killed
1974 Yitzhak Rabin forms a new Israeli government
1976 US presented with oldest known copy of Magna Carta
1976 US presented with oldest known copy of Magna Carta
1976 Queen's "Bhoemian Rhapsody" goes gold
1976 Test Cricket debut of Mike Brearley v West Indies (0 & 17)
1976 US presented with oldest known copy of Magna Carta
1977 Balt Orioles pull their 6th triple play (9-6-4-6-6 vs KC Royals)
1977 Belgium govt of Tindemans forms
1977 US & Cuba talk about diplomatic relations
1978 Phillies Dave Johnson is 1st to hit 2 pinch hit grand slams in a year
1979 "Madwoman of Central Park West" opens on Broadway
1979 33rd Tony Awards: Elephant Man & Sweeny Todd win
1979 Ex-president Idi Amin of Uganda flees to Libya
1979 Ixtoc I rig in Gulf of Mexico blows; 3 million bbl of oil spilled
1979 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship
1979 World's worst oil spillage occurred in the Gulf of Mexico
1980 Crew of Soyuz 36 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 35
1980 Crew of Soyuz 36 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 35
1980 "It's So Nice to Be Civilized" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 8 perfs
1980 Crew of Soyuz 36 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 35
1980 ESPN begins televising college world series games
1980 Jimmy Carter wins enough delegates for renomination
1980 NY Mets draft Darryl Strawberry, 18, #1
1981 Pope John Paul II released from hospital after assassination attempt
1982 55th National Spelling Bee: Molly Dieveney wins spelling psoriasis
1982 Israeli ambassador Shlomo Argov seriously wounded by Palestinians
1984 "Wiz" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 13 performances
1984 30th LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan
1984 38th Tony Awards: Real Thing & La Cage Aux Folles win
1985 Brewers draft B J Surhoff #1
1985 Massive anti-ETA demonstration in Basques
1986 Battles in Beirut; 53 killed
1987 "Little Shop of Horrors," released in France
1987 "Pee-wee's Big Adventure," released in France
1987 Cubs & Astro tie Oriole & Ranger record of 3 grand slams in a game
1988 "Big," premieres in US
1988 Margo Adams sues Red Sox 3rd baseman Wade Boggs for palimony
1989 Chinese troops kill hundred of pro-democracy students in Beijing
1989 Country singer Rebe McEntire weds her manager Narvel Blackstone
1989 Houston Astros beat LA Dodgers, 5-4, in 22 innings (7:14:09)
1989 Leaking pipe of Asha, USSR causes 2 trains to catch fire; 460 die
1989 Nolan Ryan pitches his 2nd one-hitter this season & 11th overall
1990 3rd Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $894,560
1990 44th Tony Awards: Grapes of Wrath & City of Angels win
1990 Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1991 Mount Unzen erupts in Japan, worst eruption in Japanese history
1991 NY Yankees selected 19-year-old Brien Taylor, #1 in amateur draft
1991 Thomas Hearns captures WBA light-heavyweight title
1992 Joan Lunden ordered to pay her ex-husband $18,000 a month support
1992 World's largest environmental summit opens (Rio De Janeiro Brazil)
1993 66th National Spelling Bee: Geoff Hooper wins spelling kamikaze
1994 5.9 earthquake/floods SE Java (150+ killed)
1994 Pearl Jam rocker Eddie Vedder (29) weds Beth Liebling (27)
1994 WIIZ (98.7) FM goes off the air
1995 Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez perfect game is broken up in 10th inning as San Diego's Bip Roberts leads off with a double, Mont wins 1-0

That's All....

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