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Tuesday, June 5, 2018.



Birthdays


1664 Mustafa II, sultan of Turkey (1695-1703)
1665 Nicolas Bernier, composer
1686 Cristoph Raupach, composer
1695 Johann Conrad Schlaun, German barok architect
1718 Thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized)
1723 Adam Smith, economist
1723 Adam Smith, Kirkcaldy Scot, economist (Wealth of Nations) (baptized)
1723 Adam Smith, economist
1736 Corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp
1759 Theodor Zwetler, composer
1760 Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist (discovered yttrium)
1771 Ernst August, duke of Cumberland/king of Hanover (1837-51)
1771 Willem F, count of Bylandt, Dutch military officer
1798 Alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer
1813 Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton, composer
1814 P.L. Wantzel --1848
1814 P.L. Wantzel --1848
1814 P.L. Wantzel --1848
1814 P.L. Wantzel --1848
1814 P.L. Wantzel --1848
1819 John Couch Adams, codiscoverer of Neptune
1819 John Couch Adams, English astronomer (co-discover Neptune)
1819 John Couch Adams, codiscoverer of Neptune
1823 George Thorndike Angell, Mass, lawyer (ASPCA)
1825 Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry, Georgia, educator (Rep-Ala, 1857-61)
1826 Ivar Christian Hallstrom, composer
1827 Beverly Holcombe Robertson, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1831 Marcus Joseph Wright, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1922
1862 Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel 1911)
1863 Arthur Somervell, composer
1867 Max Friedl„nder, German art historian (Altniederl„ndische Malerei)
1874 Jack Chesbro, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees - won 41 in 1904)
1875 Stanislav K Neumann, Czech poet (Francouzsk  Revoluce)
1877 Johan W Albarda, 1st Dutch socialist minister (1939-45)
1878 Francisco (Pancho) Villa, Mexican revolutionary, guerrilla leader
1878 [Francisco] Pancho Villa, Mexico, revolutionary/guerrilla leader
1878 Franklyn Farnum, actor (Cowboy & Bandit, Scarlet Car, Frontier Days)
1878 Francisco (Pancho) Villa, Mexican revolutionary, guerrilla leader
1879 Adolf Wiklund, composer
1882 Igor F Stravinsky, Oranienbaum Russia, composer (Rite of Spring) [OS]
1883 John Maynard Keynes, another economist
1883 John Maynard Keynes, Cambridge England, economist/math/journalist
1883 John Maynard Keynes, another economist
1884 Ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist
1885 Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940)
1887 Ruth Benedict, US, anthropologist (Patterns of Culture)
1888 Raden Mas Nato Suroto, Indonesia, poet (Melatiknoppen)
1892 Alexander Loudon, diplomat (Washington)
1893 Albert M„hl, German writer (Hart vull Drift)
1895 August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Coriolanus)
1895 William Boyd, Ohio, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy)
1898 Federico Garcˇa Lorca, Spanish poet and dramatist
1898 Federico Garcˇa Lorca, Spain, poet/dramatist (Blood Wedding)
1898 Federico Garcˇa Lorca, Spanish poet and dramatist
1900 Dennis Gabor, inventor of holography (3D laser photography)
1900 Barbara Gooden, novelist
1900 Dennis Gabor, inventor (holography (3D laser photography)) [or Jan 5]
1900 Dennis Gabor, inventor of holography (3D laser photography)
1901 Anastasia N Romanova, great ruler of Russia/daughter of last tsar
1902 Hugo Huppert, writer
1905 Art Donovan, NFL defensive tackle (Balt, NY Yanks, Dallas)
1905 John Abbott, London, actor (Smogasboard)
1906 Kenneth Anderson, deputy comptroller (British GPO)
1906 Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday)
1906 Viscount Rochdale, British CEO
1907 Rolf Bongs, writer
1907 Rudolf Peieris, physicist
1908 Jack Jacob, senior master (British Supreme Court)
1909 Alfred Uhl, composer
1911 Arthur Vick, vice chancelor (Queens University, Belfast)
1911 Charles Fletcher, physician/CEO (ASH)
1912 Adriaan Morri‰n, Dutch literary (An Untidy Man)
1912 Eric Hollies, cricketer (England leggie, bowled Bradman)
1912 Josef Neckermann, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1968)
1913 Friedrich Wildgans, composer
1914 Beatrice de Cardi, archaeoligist
1914 Rose Hill, singer/actress (Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark)
1914 Stan Jones, Douglas Az, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)
1915 Alfred Kazin, US writer/literature critic (Inmost Leaf)
1915 Lancelot Ware, founder (MENSA)
1916 Eddie Joost, baseball player
1916 Jack Sutherland, journalist
1916 Syd Barnes, cricketer (Australian batsmen of 30's/40's)
1917 Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter
1918 Branimir Sakac, composer
1919 Akeo Watanabe, Tokyo Japan, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1956-68)
1919 Richard McClure Scarry, children's author/illustrator
1920 Cornelius Ryan, US historian/writer (Italians: Face of a Nation)
1920 Kurt Edelhagen, West German jazz pianist (Klimbim)
1920 Marion Motley, AAFC, NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh)
1921 Lancelot Pierre, cricketer (1 Test WI v England 1948, 0-28)
1923 Daniel Rogers Pinkham, Lynn Massachusetts, composer (Signs of Zodiac)
1924 Kenneth Burslam Gardner, librarian/orientalist
1925 Bill Hayes, Harvey Ill, actor (Your Show of Shows, Days of our Life)
1925 Dorothy Claire, LaPorte Ind, singer (Winchell & Mahoney)
1925 William L Dickinson, (Rep-R-AL, 1965- )
1928 Tony Richardson
1928 Tony Richardson
1928 Tony Richardson
1928 Tony Richardson
1928 Tony Richardson
1928 Otto V Walter, writer
1928 Robert Lansing, SD Calif, actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, Automan)
1928 Tony Richardson, England, director (Delicate Balance, Hotel NH)
1930 Nikolay Nikolayevich Sidel'nikov, composer
1930 Robert Buchanan, founder (Center for History of Tech Bath University)
1930 Roger W Suddards, solicitor
1931 Jacques Demy, France, director (Lola, Magic Donkey)
1931 John Dellow, commisioner (London Metropolitan Police)
1932 A R Dawson, rugby player
1932 Christy Brown, Dublin, novelist (My Left Foot, Down All the Days)
1934 Bill Moyers
1934 Bill Moyers
1934 Bill Moyers
1934 Bill Moyers
1934 Bill Moyers
1934 Bill D Moyers, Hugo Okla, news commentator (Bill Moyers' Journal)
1934 F Curtis Michel, LaCrosse Wisconsin, astronaut
1934 Gwen Swire, British social worker
1934 Katherine Helmond, actress (Soap, Coach)
1935 Peter Schat, Dutch opera composer (Labyrint, Houdine, Symposion)
1936 Barry Wilson, deputy chief (British Defense Staff)
1936 M A "Kelly" Seymour, cricketer (S Afr off-spinner in 7 Tests 1963-70)
1937 Stanley Lunetta, composer
1938 Karin Balzer, German DR, hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)
1938 Marion Chapman, smallest known premature baby to survive (280 g)
1939 Joe Clark, [Charles Joseph], (P-C) 16th Canadian PM (1979-80)
1939 Ken Follett, spy author (Eye of the Needle)
1939 Margaret Drabble, British author (Needle's Eye)
1940 H R "Tiger" Lance, cricketer (S African batting all-rounder 1961-67)
1940 Moira Anderson, Scotland, singer (Loch Lomond)
1941 Duane Duke Sims, baseball player
1941 Floyd Butler, rocker
1941 Jeffrey Rooker, MP (Labour)
1941 Martha Argerich, Buenos Aires Argentina, pianist (debut 1949)
1941 Spalding Gray, RI, actor (Beaches, Clara's Heart, Heavy Petting)
1942 Charles Dodge, composer
1942 Nelson "Bo" Burton Jr, bowler/sportscaster (Pro Bowlers Tour)
1942 Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, pres of Equatoriaal Guinee (1979- )
1943 Ann Craft, researcher/writer
1943 Bill Hopkins, composer
1944 Chris Finnegan, UK, middleweight boxing champ (Olympic-gold-1968)
1944 Tommie Smith, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jan 5]
1945 Ambar Roy, cricketer (nephew of Pankaj Batted in 4 Tests 1969-70)
1945 Don Reid, Va, country singer (Statler Bros-Flowers on the Wall)
1945 John Carlos, track star (Olympic bronze 1968); gave black power salute
1945 Klaus Wyborny, actor (Klammer auf Klammer Zu)
1946 Fred Stone, rock guitarist (Sly & Family Stone-Stand)
1946 Fuzzy Fuscaldo, rocker (Capt Beefheart)
1946 Gillian Hills, Cairo Egypt, actress (Blow-up, Clockwork Orange)
1946 Michael Monarch, rocker (Steppenwolf)
1946 Stefania Sandrelli, Viareggio Italy, actress (Afredo, Key)
1947 David Hare, playwright (Strapless, Plenty, Wetherby, Fatale)
1947 Eric Molobi, South Africa, activist (ANC)
1947 Laurie Anderson, performance artist (O Superman, Excellent Birds)
1947 Tom Evans, Liverpool, rock bassist/vocalist (Badfinger)
1948 Frank Estersmith, Australia, rocker (Air Supply)
1949 Ken Follett
1949 Ken Follett
1949 Ken Follett
1949 Ken Follett
1949 Ken Follett
1950 Adrian Cosma, Romania, team handball (Olympic-silver-1976)
1950 Ronnie Dyson, US, singer (Hair, All over your face)
1954 Michael "Nicko" McBain, Eng hard rock drummer (Iron Maiden-Powerslave)
1954 Phil Neale, cricketer
1955 Nancy Stafford, Fla, Miss Florida (1977)/actress (Joan-St Elsewhere)
1956 Kenny G, saxophonist (Duotones)
1956 Richard A Searfoss, Mount Clemons Mich, Astronaut (STS 58, 76, sk 90)
1957 Jim Woodward, Wilmington DE, Nike golfer (1994 Miss Gulf Coast-50th)
1959 Michael Winans, gospel singer (Winans)
1961 Ramesh Krishnan, India, tennis star
1961 Teri Nunn, Calif, rock vocalist (Berlin-You Take my Breathe Away)
1962 Astrid, Belgian princess/daughter of Albert II
1964 Laura Charameda, Marshall Mich, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1964 Mags, rocker (Fuzzbox-Into Rescue)
1965 Bob Probert, Windsor, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
1965 Edward Hartman, Skalica CZE, hockey goalie (Team Slovakia)
1965 Karen Sillas, Bkln NY, actress (Prime Suspect)
1966 Bill Spiers, Orangeburg SC, infielder (Houston Astros)
1966 Tina Barrett, Balt, LPGA golfer (1989 Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State)
1967 Joe Deloach, US, 200m runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
1967 Matt Bullard, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)
1967 Ray Lankford, Modesto Calif, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
1969 Ed Smith, WLAF tight end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1969 Keith Powe, WLAF/CFL defensive lineback (Win Blue Bombers, Claymores)
1970 Izabella Scorupco, Bialystok Poland, actress (Golden Eye)
1970 Martin Gelinas, Shawinigan, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks)
1970 Todd Burger, guard (Chicago Bears)
1971 Marky Mark
1971 Marky Mark
1971 Marky Mark
1971 Marky Mark
1971 Marky Mark
1971 Marky Mark Wahlberg, Mass, rap singer (New Kids)/actor
1971 Pedro Garau, WLAF running back (Barcelona Dragons)
1971 Vaughn Parker, NFL guard/tackle (SD Chargers)
1973 Brady Smith, defensive end (New Orleans Saints)
1973 Clay Williams, WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals)
1973 Sean Moran, defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
1974 Chad Allen Lazzari, Cerritos Ca, actor (David-Our House, St Elsewhere)
1974 Chassity Lazzari, Cerritos Cal, actress
1975 Zydrunas Ilgauskas, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
1977 Chantal Lefebvre, Ville LaSalle Que, ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd)
1978 Korina Nikolaou, Miss Cyprus Universe (1997)
1978 Misha Ivetich, Miss Indiana Teen USA (1996)

Events


Constitution Day, celebrated in Denmark
Constitution Day, celebrated in Denmark
70 Titus & his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem
754 Friezen murders bishop Boniface & over 50 companions
1288 Battle of Woeringen: Reinald I vs Jan I
1305 Bordeaux's archbishop Bertrand the Got elected Pope Clement V
1507 England & Netherlands sign trade agreement
1625 Spanish troops under Spˇnola conquer Breda
1632 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Roermond
1661 Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge
1716 England & Emperor Karel VI signs military treaty
1752 Prince Willem van Orange becomes Knight of Garter
1783 Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier make first public balloon flight.
1783 Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier make first public balloon flight.
1783 Joseph & Jacques Montgolfier make 1st public balloon flight
1794 Congress prohibits citizens from serving in foreign armed forces
1805 1st recorded tornado in "Tornado Alley" (Southern Illinois)
1806 1st trotter to break 3 minute mile (Yankee)
1806 Batavian Republic becomes Kingdom of Holland
1808 -6] Battle at Wagram: French army beats Austrians
1827 Turks capture Acropolis & takes Athens during Greek War of Independ
1833 Ada Lovelace (future computer programmer) meets Charles Babbage
1833 Ada Lovelace (future computer programmer) meets Charles Babbage
1833 Ada Lovelace (future 1st computer programmer) meets Charles Babbage
1846 Telegraph line opens between Phila & Balt
1848 Statue of prince Willem the Silent unveiled
1849 Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy.
1849 Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy.
1849 Danish National Day-Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy
1855 Anti-foreign anti-Roman Catholic Know-Nothing Party's 1st convention
1857 Walter Woodbury & James Page open photo studio in Batavia (Djakarta)
1861 Federal marshals seize arms & gunpower at Du Pont works DE
1863 Battle of Franklin's Crossing, VA (Deep Run)
1863 CSS "Alabama" captures "Tailsman" in Mid Atlantic
1864 Battle of Piedmont, VA (Augusta City)
1869 3rd Belmont: C Miller aboard Fenian wins in 3:04¬
1870 Constantinople in fire; 900 die
1872 Republican National Convention meets (Phila)
1873 Sultan Bargash closes slave market of Zanzibar
1875 Formal opening of the Pacific Stock Exchange.
1875 Formal opening of the Pacific Stock Exchange.
1875 Pacific Stock Exchange formally opens
1876 Bananas become popular in US, at Centennial Exposition in Phila
1879 13th Belmont: George Evans aboard Spendthrift wins in 2:42.75
1882 Storm & floods hits Bombay; about 100,000 die
1884 William Sherman refuses Republican presidential nomination saying "I will not accept if nominated & will not serve if elected"
1886 20th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Inspector B wins in 2:41
1888 Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president
1899 Alfred Dreyfus' acquitted
1900 Lord Roberts' army occupies Pretoria
1907 Automatic washer & dryer are introduced
1911 Red Sox Joe Wood strikes out 3 pinch hitters in 9th for 5-4 win
1912 US marines invade Cuba (3nd time)
1913 Dutch Disability laws go into effect
1915 47th Belmont: George Byrne aboard The Finn wins in 2:18.6
1917 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I
1920 1st rivet driven on Bank of Italy headquarters at 1 Powell
1920 A's VP Thomas Shibe denies charges that baseballs are livelier
1925 29th US Golf Open: Willie Macfarlane shoots a 291 at Worcester CC Mass
1926 Indians triple-play Yankees & win 15-3
1927 3rd French Mens Tennis: R Lacoste beats B Tilden (64 46 57 63 11-9)
1927 Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard & 200-yard free-style swim record
1929 Ramsey MacDonald forms minority Labour govt in Britain
1931 Jules Renkin becomes premier of Belgium
1933 Gold standard abolished
1934 1st formal meeting of Baker Street Irregulars (NYC)
1937 69th Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 2:28.6
1937 Henry Ford initiates 32 hour work week
1940 1st synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron Oh
1940 American Negro Theater organizes
1940 Battle of France begins in WW II
1940 Gen Von Bock starts German offensive in Somme
1940 General De Gaulle becomes under minister of Defense
1940 Gov of Suriname & Neth Antilles refuse entry to Jewish refugees
1940 Netherlands rations petroleum
1940 Synthetic rubber tire unveiled
1941 Sandor Szabo beats B Nagurski in St Louis, to become wrestling champ
1942 British offensive in North Africa under general Ritchie
1942 Elwood Ordnance Plant near Joliet Illinois kills 54
1942 USA declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary & Romania
1943 75th Belmont: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 2:28.2
1943 German occupiers arrest Louvain University's chancellor
1944 1st B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure
1944 1st British gliders touched down on French soil for D-Day
1944 Allies march into Rome
1944 Fieldmarshal Rommel goes on vacation
1944 General Eisenhower decides invasion set for June 6
1944 King Victor Emmanuel abdicates the throne for his son Umberto
1945 Opera "Peter Grimes of Benjamin Britten," premieres in London
1945 USA, UK, USSR, France declare supreme authority over Germany
1946 Fire at LaSalle Hotel cocktail lounge kills 61 (Chicago Ill)
1947 Sec of State George C. Marshall outlines `The Marshall Plan'.
1947 Sec of State George C. Marshall outlines `The Marshall Plan'.
1947 Sec of State George C Marshall outlines "Marshall Plan"
1948 Phillies Richie Ashburn sets NL rookie consecut hitting streak at 23
1950 US Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation
1952 1st sporting event televised nationally-Walcott vs Charles boxing
1952 Test Cricket debut of Freddie Trueman v India at Headingley
1952 Jersey Joe Walcott beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for hw boxing title
1953 Denmark adopts a new constitution
1953 US Senate rejects China PR membership to UN
1954 "Your Show Of Shows," last airs on NBC-TV
1954 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Ecclesiae fastos
1955 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
1955 NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits 550' HR off Chicago Billy Pierce
1956 "Milton Berle Show," last airs on NBC-TV
1956 Fed court rules racial segregation on Montgomery buses anti-Const
1957 NY narcotics investigator, Dr Herbert Berger, urges AMA to investigate use of stimulating drugs by athletes
1959 Bob Dylan graduates Hibbing HS in Minn
1960 "George Gobel Show," last airs on CBS-TV
1960 Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open
1963 Princess Marijke changes her name to Christina
1963 State of siege proclaimed in Iran, Ayatollah Khomeini arrested
1964 Davie Jones & King Bees debut "I Can't Help Thinking About Me," group disbands but Davie Jones goes on to success as David Bowie
1965 "Wooly Bully" by Sam the Sham & Pharaohs hits #2
1965 97th Belmont: John Sellers aboard Hail to All wins in 2:28.6
1965 L˘pez Arellano becomes president of Honduras
1966 Cin Red Leo Cardenas hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Clayton Federal Golf Invitational
1967 6 day war between Israel & Arab neighbors begin
1967 Murderer Richard Speck sentenced to death in electric chair
1967 WSBE TV channel 36 in Providence, RI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1967 Royal Canadian Mint ordered to start converting 10› & 25› coins to pure nickel as soon as possible
1968 12:16AM PST-Sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies next day
1969 Dutch Antilles govt of Kroon resigns
1969 Race riot in Hartford Connecticut
1970 KPAX TV channel 8 in Missoula, MT (CBS) begins broadcasting
1971 103rd Belmont: Walter Blum aboard Pass Catcher wins in 2:30.6
1972 U.N. Conference on the Human Environment opens in Stockholm
1972 U.N. Conference on the Human Environment opens in Stockholm
1972 "If You Had Wings" opens
1972 UN Conference on Human Environment opens in Stockholm
1972 Yugoslav president Tito visits USSR
1973 43rd French Mens Tennis: Ilse Nastase beats Nikki Pilic (63 63 60)
1974 A's Reggie Jackson & Bill North engage in clubhouse fight at Detroit
1975 Suez Canal reopens (after 6 Day War caused it to close)
1975 Suez Canal reopens (after 6 Day War caused it to close)
1975 48th National Spelling Bee: Hugh Tosteson wins spelling incisor
1975 British population agrees to European Common Market membership
1975 Egypt president Sadat reopens Suez Canal (closed since 1967)
1976 "Bigfoot" by Bro Smith hits #57
1976 108th Belmont: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Bold Forbes wins in 2:29
1976 Teton Dam in Idaho burst causing $1 billion damage (14 die)
1977 1st personal computer, Apple II, goes on sale
1977 31st NBA Championship: Port Trailblazers beat Phila 76er, 4 games to 2
1977 31st Tony Awards: Shadow Box & Annie win
1977 Coup in Seychelles (National Day)
1977 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Talk Tournament '77 Golf Tournament
1977 LA Dodgers retire Walt Alston's #24
1979 Seychelles adopts constitution
1980 Soyuz T-2 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1980 Soyuz T-2 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1980 Soyuz T-2 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1981 Astro's Nolan Ryan passes Early Wynn as all-time walk leader (1,777)
1981 Center of Disease Control reports of a pneumonia affecting gays (AIDS)
1981 George Harrison releases "Somewhere in England"
1981 TODAY/PC runs for 1st time
1982 "Murphy's Law" by Cheri hits #39
1982 114th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Conquistador Cielo wins in 2:28
1982 52nd French Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Andrea Jaeger (76 61)
1982 Waterfront streetcar begins operating in Seattle
1983 37th Tony Awards: Torch Song Trilogy & Cats win
1983 53rd French Mens Tennis: Yannick Noah beats Mats Wilander (62 75 76)
1983 Alice Miller wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
1984 Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" becomes #1
1984 Indira Gandhi orders attack on Sikh's holiest site (Golden Temple)
1986 SD Padre Steve Garvey ejected for 1st time
1987 "Nightline" presents it's 1st "Town Meeting" the subject is AIDS & the show runs until 3:47 AM
1987 Dwight Gooden returns from drug rehabilitation & allows wins game
1988 1st Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $590,000
1988 58th French Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Henri Leconte (75 62 61)
1988 Kay Cottee sails into Sydney as 1st woman to circle globe alone
1988 Laura Davies wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
1988 Longest champagne cork flight is 177'9 in NY
1988 Russian orthodox church celebrates 1,000th anniversary
1989 23rd Music City News Country Awards: R Van Shelton & Randy Travis
1989 Billy Smith, last original NY Islander, retires
1989 Paul McCartney releases "Flowers in the Dirt"
1989 Toronto Blue Jays Skydome stadium opens, Mil Brewers win 5-3
1990 S African troops plunder Mandela's dwelling
1991 Lesbian priest Elizabeth Carl ordained in Episcopal Church
1991 Mikhail Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize
1991 Space Shuttle STS 40 (Columbia 12) launched
1993 "Livin' On The Edge" by Aerosmith hits #18
1993 125th Belmont: Julie Krone aboard Colonial Affair wins in 2:29.8
1993 63rd French Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats M J Fernandez (46 62 64)
1993 Liberian Charles Taylors rebellion kills 550 fugitives
1993 Singer Mariah Carey weds Tommy Mottola, CEO (Sony Music)
1993 Somali warlord Aidids murders 23 Pakistani
1994 "Gray's Anatomy" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 8 performances
1994 64th French Mens Tennis: S Bruguera beats A Berasategui (63 75 26 61)
1994 64th French Womens Tennis: A Sanchez Vicario beats M Pierce (64 64)
1994 7th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
1994 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
1995 29th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Reba McEntire
1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Memphis TN on WMFS 92.9 FM
1999 131st Belmont

That's All....

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