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Wednesday, June 6, 2018.



Birthdays


1436 J.M. Regiomontanus --1476
1436 J.M. Regiomontanus --1476
1436 J.M. Regiomontanus --1476
1436 J.M. Regiomontanus --1476
1436 Regiomontanus (Johannes Mller), prepares astronomical tables
1436 J.M. Regiomontanus --1476
1502 Joƒo III, King of Portugal (1521-57)
1599 Diego Vel zquez, Spain, painter (Rokeby Venus) (baptized)
1606 Pierre Corneille, France, dramatist (El Cid, Horace)
1621 P‚ter Zrinyi, Hungarian ruler of Croatia
1625 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor
1661 Giacomo Antonio Perti, composer
1671 Stenka/Stepan Razin, Russian cossack/boer leader
1676 Georg Reidel, composer
1695 Adriaen Valckenier, gov-gen Neth-Indies (1737-41)/killed 8,000 Chinese
1722 Adrien Trudo Sale, composer
1735 Anton Schweitzer, composer
1755 Nathan Hale, had but one life to give for his country.
1755 John Flaxman, English sculptor (Westminster Abbey tomb stones)
1755 Nathan Hale, hanged patriot, had but one life to give for his country
1755 Nathan Hale, had but one life to give for his country.
1756 John Trumbull, painter.
1756 John Trumbull, US painter (Declaration of Independence)
1756 John Trumbull, painter.
1765 Cornelis Loots, Dutch accountant/poet (Dwingelandij)
1799 Aleksandr Sergeyevich, Russia, poet, founder of modern Russian Lit
1799 Alexandr Pushkin, Russia, writer (Eugene Onegin) (5/26 OS)
1804 Petter Conrad Boman, composer
1807 Adrien Fran‡ois Servais, composer
1813 Israel Washburn, gov (Union), died in 1883
1815 Francesco Antonio Norberto Pinto, composer
1819 William Howard Glover, composer
1825 Ignaz V Zingerle Edler von Simmersberg, Austria, poet (Weistmer)
1826 Sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist
1829 John Baillie McIntosh, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1888
1840 John Stainer, composer
1840 William Francis Bartlett, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1842 James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art)
1847 Gerben Postma, [Ids], Frisian writer (Swealtsjeblommen)
1850 Karl F. Braun, codeveloper of wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909)
1850 Karl F Braun, Germany, co-developed wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909)
1850 Karl F. Braun, codeveloper of wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909)
1860 William R Inge, English theologist/Deacon St Paul's Cathedral
1862 Henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet
1868 Robert Falcon Scott, British leader of ill-fated south pole expedition
1869 Andersen Nex”, writer
1869 Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer/conductor
1872 Alexandra Fjodorovna Romanova, last Russian tsarina (1894-1918)
1875 Thomas Mann, German novelist (Magic Mountain) (Nobel 1929)
1875 Thomas Mann, Germany, novelist (Magic Mountain-Nobel 1929)
1875 Walter Percy Chrysler, found Chrysler Corp (1925)
1875 Thomas Mann, German novelist (Magic Mountain) (Nobel 1929)
1878 Vincent [de Moro-]Giafferi, French prosecutor (Dieudonn‚, Landru)
1879 L Patrick Abercrombie, English architect
1880 William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state
1886 Paul Dudley White, heart specialist
1887 Ruth Benedict, anthropoligist
1890 Dorothy Heyward, NYC, playwright (Porgy)
1891 Istvan Kardos, composer
1891 Ted Lewis, Circleville OH, bandleader/writer (Is Everybody Happy?)
1891 Vladislac Vancura, writer
1892 Pearl S Buck, writer
1893 Ludovic Feldman, composer
1894 Sabin V Dragoi, composer
1896 Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya (La marcia su Rome)
1896 Robert Sheriff, playwright (Journey's End)
1898 Johannes J Fouch‚, president South-Africa
1898 Ninette de Valois, [Edris Stannus], Engl, ballerina (Royal Ballet)
1898 Walter Abel, St Paul Mn, actor (Suspicion, Dream Girl)
1900 Arthur Askey, Liverpool, actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train)
1901 Achmed Sukarno, Java, PM of Indonesia (1945-67)
1902 Avraham Daus, composer
1902 Harold Roxbee Cox Kings Norton, aeronautical engineer
1903 Aram Khachaturian, Russian musician, composer
1903 Aram Il'yich Khachaturian, Tiflis Georgia, musician/composer (Gayane)
1903 Aram Khachaturian, Russian musician, composer
1905 John Gart, Russia, orch leader (Paul Winchell Show)
1906 Max Zorn, German mathematician (lemma of Zorn)
1906 Stefan Andres, writer
1907 Bill Dickey, NY Yankee hall-of-fame catcher (1928-43)/manager (1946)
1907 Robert Humphreys, British? historian
1909 Isaiah Berlin, philosopher
1909 M J Gopalan, cricketer (1 Test India v England 1933-34)
1910 Ben Aerden, [John Mikkelsen], actor (Hamlet)
1910 Toshitsugu Ogiwara, composer
1913 Jiri Hajek, Czech jurist/foreign minister
1915 Dhimit‰r Shuteriqi, Albania, writer (€lirimtar‰t The liberator)
1915 Vincent Persichetti, Phila Pennsylvania, composer (Sibyl)
1917 Kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA)
1917 Prior Jones, cricketer (WI pace bowler in 9 Tests 1948-52)
1918 Maria Montez, Dominican Rep, actress (Arabian Nights)
1918 Richard Crane, Newcastle Ind, actor (Surfside 6)
1918 Tom Scott, poet/editor
1919 Charles Pringle, British air marshal
1922 Ian Hamilton, composer
1924 Serge Nigg, composer
1925 Walter Percy Chrysler, automaker, inspiration for Lee Iacocca
1925 Walter Percy Chrysler, automaker, inspiration for Lee Iacocca
1926 Klaus Tennstedt, Merseburg Germany, conductor (Fidelio)
1926 Tom Ryan, comic strip cartoonist (Tumbleweeds)
1928 George Deukmejian, Menands NY, (Gov-Cal)
1929 Boguslaw Schaffer, composer
1929 Viktor Konezki, writer
1930 Frank Tyson, cricketer ("Typhoon" England pace destroyer mid-50's)
1931 Lloyd Lindroth, the Liberace of the Harp
1932 David R. Scott, U.S. astronaut (Gemini 8, Apollo 9, 15)
1932 Billie Whitelaw, Coventry England, actress (Omen, Adding Machine)
1932 David R Scott, San Antonio Tx, Col USAF/astronaut (Gem 8, Apol 9, 15)
1932 David R. Scott, U.S. astronaut (Gemini 8, Apollo 9, 15)
1933 Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986)
1934 Ad G J Lansink, chemist/Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
1934 Albert II FHTCEM, king of Belgium (1993- )
1934 Philippe Entremont, France, pianist/conductor (Vienna Chamber Orch)
1935 Dalai Lama, Tibetan religious leader
1935 Bobby Mitchell, NFL running back/wide receiver (Browns, Redskins)
1935 Dalai Lama 14, Tibet, spiritual leader of Tibet's Lamaistic Buddhists
1935 Harry Crews, US writer/actor (Indian Runner)
1935 Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar
1935 Misja Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist/composer (Reconstruction)
1935 Dalai Lama, Tibetan religious leader
1936 Levi Stubbs, rocker (4 Tops-Same Old Song)
1939 Gary U.S. Bonds
1939 Gary U.S. Bonds
1939 Gary U.S. Bonds
1939 Gary U.S. Bonds
1939 Gary U.S. Bonds
1939 Gary "US" Bonds, [Anderson], Fla, singer/songwriter (New Orleans)
1939 Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer (Reconstruction)
1939 Marian Wright-Edelman, health care president (Childrens Defense Fund)
1939 Nganani Enos J Mabuza, S African leader (Inyandza Natl Movement)
1940 Laudir De Olivera, rocker (Chicago)
1940 Phillip Rhodes, composer
1940 Sandra Morgan, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
1940 Willie-John McBride, British rugby player
1942 Howie Kane, rocker
1942 Larry "The Mole" Taylor, rocker (Canned Heat)
1942 Sandra Morgan, US 4 X 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
1943 Asif Iqbal, cricketer (elegant Pakistani batsman 1964-80)
1944 Edgar Froese, rocker (Tangerine Dream)
1944 Peter Albin, SF Calif, rocker (Big Brother & Holding Co)
1945 David Dukes, SF, actor (Beacon Hill, 79 Park Avenue, Winds of War)
1945 David E Bonior, (Rep-D-MI, 1977- )
1946 Chelsea Brown, Chicago Ill, comedienne (Laugh-in, Matt Lincoln)
1946 Lasse Hallstrom, director (Once Around, My Life as a Dog, ABBA)
1947 Marion Coakes, England, equestrian show jumper (Olympic-silver-1968)
1947 Terry Williams, rocker (First Edition)
1949 Edgar Warren Williams, composer
1949 Robert Englund, actor (Freddy Kreuger-Nightmare on Elm St, V)
1950 Chantal Akerman, actor/director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle)
1951 Dwight Twilley, Tulsa Okla, country singer (Twilley Don't Mind)
1952 Yukihiro Yakahashi, rocker (Yellow Magic Orchestra)
1953 Ken Calvert, (Rep-R-California)
1954 Harvey Fierstein, Brooklyn NY, playwright (Torch Song Trilogy, ID4)
1955 Dana Carvey, "The Church Lady"
1955 Sandra Bernhard
1955 Dana Carvey, "The Church Lady"
1955 Sandra Bernhard
1955 Dana Carvey, "The Church Lady"
1955 Sandra Bernhard
1955 Dana Carvey, "The Church Lady"
1955 Sandra Bernhard
1955 Dana Carvey, "The Church Lady"
1955 Sandra Bernhard
1955 Dana Carvey, Missoula MT, comedian (SNL, Garth-Wayne's World)
1955 Sandra Bernhard, Flint Mich, actress (King of Comedy, Nancy-Roseanne)
1956 Bjorn Borg, Racketeer
1956 Andy Pycroft, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman)
1956 Bj”rn B”rg, Sodertlage Sweden, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1976-79)
1956 Jay C Buckey, NYC, physician/astronaut (STS 58 alt, sk: 90)
1956 Marilyn Jones, Pitts Pa, actress (Carey-King's Crossing)
1956 Bjorn Borg, Racketeer
1957 Mike Gatting, cricketer (England batsman 1977-95 & captain)
1958 Elaine Crosby, Birmingham MI, LPGA golfer (1989 Mazda Japan Classic)
1959 Amanda Pays, London England, actress (Max Headroom, Off Limits)
1960 Simon Gallup, The Cure (or b. Jun 1)
1960 Simon Gallup, The Cure (or b. Jun 1)
1960 Simon Gallup, The Cure (or b. Jun 1)
1960 Simon Gallup, The Cure (or b. Jun 1)
1960 Simon Gallup, The Cure (or b. Jun 1)
1960 Gary Graham, actor (Money on the Side)
1960 Lola Forner, Alicante SW Spain, Miss Spain (1979)
1960 Steve Vai, guitarist (Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth Band, Whitesnake)
1961 Bill Bates, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
1961 Sydney Walsh, actress (Mo-Hooperman)
1963 Dannette Leininger, Kailua HA, team handball wing (Olympics-92, 96)
1963 Vladimir Ruzicka, hockey forward (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998)
1964 Dee C Lee, [Diane Sealey], rocker (Style Council-You're Best Thing)
1964 Sherry J Traylor, Mexico Missouri, Miss Missouri-America (1991)
1965 David Whyte, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
1965 Sally McDermid, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
1965 Wendy Wiebe, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
1966 Angela Cavagna, Genoa Italy, singer
1967 Max Casella, actor (Vinnie-Doogie Howser)
1967 Michael Timpson, NFL wide receiver (Chic Bears, Philadelphia Eagles)
1967 Wasim Haider, cricketer (member Pakistan's 1992 World Cup squad)
1968 Brian Wright, Stillwater Okla, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 NM Open-2nd)
1968 Craig Roberts, Everett WA, Canadian 68 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)
1968 Edwin Vurens, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
1969 Brian Greenfield, WLAF punter (London Monarchs)
1969 Douglas Lee Mitchell, Miles Mi, heavy metal artist (Southgang)
1969 Mike Croel, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
1969 Sunil Joshi, cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996)
1970 Randy Jordan, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 Mike Craig, St Mary's, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1972 Dulip Liyanage, cricketer (Sri Lanka righty fast-medium Test bowler)
1972 Erin Woodley, Mississauga Ontario, synchro swimmer (Olympic-silver-96)
1972 Frankie King, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
1972 Gary Downs, running back (Atlanta Falcons)
1972 Jeff Williams, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
1972 Marko Kiprusoff, Turku FIN, NHL defenseman (Team Finland, Montreal)
1973 Ashfaq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan pace bowler 1993-)
1973 Jamie Wilson, tackle (Carolina Panthers)
1973 Jon Hesse, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1973 Olindo Mare, kicker (Miami Dolphins)
1974 Brooke Wilkins, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1974 Patrick Hape, tight end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1975 Niklas Sundstrom, Ornskoldsvik Swe, NHL left wing (NY Rangers)
1975 Staci Keanan, [Anastasia Love Sagorsky], actress (Nicole-My 2 Dads)
1976 Lukas Hass, actor (Mars Attacks, Lady in White, Witness, Music Box)
1976 Melanie Sibetang, Miss Northern Marianas Universe (1997)
1979 Summer Newman, Miss Georgia Teen USA (1996)

Events


1002 German king Henry II the Saint crowned
1242 24 wagonloads of Talmudic books burned in Paris
1391 Inhabitants of Seville Spain massacres 5,000 Jews
1513 Battle at Novara: Habsburgers vs Valois
1520 France & England sign treaty of Scotland
1523 Gustavus I becomes king of Sweden (Swedish National Day)
1536 Mexico begins it's inquisition
1639 Massachusetts grants 500 acres of land to erect a gunpowder mill
1654 Queen Christina of Sweden resigns & converts to Catholicism
1660 Denmark & Sweden signs peace treaty
1664 New Amsterdam renamed NYC
1665 Battle at Monte Carlo: English & Portuguese army beat Spain
1673 France & Brandenburg sign peace treaty
1716 1st slaves arrive in Louisiana
1744 France & Prussia sign peace treaty
1752 3rd great fire in Moscow in 2 weeks; 1/3 of city destroyed
1772 Haitian explorer Jean Baptiste-Pointe Dusable settles Chicago
1795 Fire destroy 1/3 of Copenhagen; 18,000 injured
1797 Napoleon forms Ligurische Republic
1801 Peace of Badajoz: Spain-Portugal
1809 Swedish Constitution and Flag Day (National Day)
1809 Swedish Constitution and Flag Day (National Day)
1809 Sweden declares independence, constitutional monarchy established
1813 US invasion of Canada halted at Stoney Creek (Ont)
1816 10" snowfall in New England, "year without a summer" (Krakatoa)
1831 2nd national black convention (Phila)
1844 YMCA founded in London
1844 YMCA founded in London
1844 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London
1850 Levi Strauss made his 1st blue jeans
1861 Lincoln's cabinet declares Union govt will pay for expenses once states have mobilized volunteers
1862 Battle of Memphis-city is surrendered
1862 Battle of Port Royal, SC (Port Royal Ferry)
1862 Skirmish at Harrisonburg, PA
1863 Battle of Milliken's Bend, LA & Williamsport, MD
1864 Battle of Lake Chicot, AR (Dutch Bayou)
1872 Susan B Anthony is fined for trying to vote
1875 Netherlands goes on the gold standard
1882 Cyclone in Arabian Sea (Bombay India) drowns 100,000
1882 Electric iron patented by Henry W Seely, NYC
1885 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43
1885 Opera "Lakm‚" is produced (Paris)
1889 Great Fire in Seattle destroys 25 downtown blocks
1890 United States Polo Association forms, NYC
1896 21st Preakness: Henry Griffin aboard Margrave wins in 1:51
1896 George Samuelson leaves NY harbor to row across Atlantic
1904 National Tuberculosis Association organized, Atlantic City, NJ
1905 French Foreign minister Delcass‚ resigns on German request
1911 Nicaragua signs treaty turning over customs to US (not ratified)
1913 Rabbit Maranville, is thrown out trying to steal home 3 times
1914 1st air flight out of sight of land (Scotland to Norway)
1916 Voters in East Cleveland approves women suffrage
1918 Battle of Belleau Wood, 1st US victory of WW I
1919 Assent is given to an Act to amend the Canadian Currency Act, 1910
1919 Finland declares war on bolsheviks
1920 Gen Wrangel opens offensive against red Army
1921 Detroit Stars' Bill Gatewood pitches the 1st no-hitter in Negro League history, defeating the Cuban Stars 4-0
1924 28th US Golf Open: Cyril Walker shoots a 297 at Oakland Hills CC Mich
1925 Walter Percy Chrysler founded Chrysler Corp (Iacocca is 8 months old)
1926 Egyptian govt of Adly Pasha forms
1931 "There Ought To Be A Moonlight Saving Time" by Guy Lombardo hits #1
1931 Yanks turn triple-play but lose 7-5 to Indians
1932 US Federal gas tax enacted
1932 US Federal gas tax enacted
1932 Carlos Davila coup against pres Juan Montero of Chile
1932 Ijsselmeervogels soccer team forms in Spakenburg
1932 US Federal gas tax enacted
1933 First drive-in theatre opens, in Camden, New Jersey.
1933 First drive-in theatre opens, in Camden, New Jersey.
1933 1st drive-in theater opens (Camden NJ)
1933 US Employment Service created
1934 Securities and Exchange Commission established
1934 Securities and Exchange Commission established
1934 Securities & Exchange Commission established
1934 Yankee Myrl Hoag hits 6 singles in one game
1936 40th US Golf Open: Tony Manero shoots a 282 at Baltusrol GC NJ
1936 68th Belmont: James Stout aboard Granville wins in 2:30
1936 Aviation gasoline 1st produced commercially Paulsboro NJ
1937 Phillies trailing 8-2 to St Louis, forfeit game
1938 Sigmund Freud arrives in London
1939 NY Giants beat Reds 17-3, with 5 HRs in 4th inning
1939 NY supreme court justice J F Crater legally declared dead
1941 1st navy vessel constructed as mine layer Terror launched
1941 Giants use plastic batting helmets for 1st time
1942 1st nylon parachute jump (Hartford Ct-Adeline Gray)
1942 74th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Shut Out wins in 2:29.2
1942 Japanese forces retreat, ending Battle of Midway
1942 Japanese troop land on Kiska, Aleutians
1944 D-Day, the Allied Invasion of "Festung Europa"
1944 D-Day, the Allied Invasion of "Festung Europa"
1944 Baseball cancels all games honoring D-Day invasion
1944 D-Day: 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy, France
1944 Nazi troops executed 96 prisoners by firing squad
1944 Theodore Roosevelt Jr receives congressional medal of honor
1944 U-955, U-970, U-629, U-373 sink in Gulf of Biskaje
1945 "Free People" premieres in Amsterdam
1946 Henry Morgan is first to take off his shirt on TV.
1946 Henry Morgan is first to take off his shirt on TV.
1946 11 Basketball of America Assn teams meet to schedule 1st season
1946 Henry Morgan is 1st to take off shirt on TV
1946 Martin Kresses begins publishing "Eric the Viking" comic strip
1947 Treaty drawn for establishment of Intl Patent Institute
1949 "It Pays To Be Ignorant," game Show, debut on CBS-TV
1949 WKY (now KTVY) TV channel 4 in Oklahoma City, OK (NBC) 1st broadcast
1950 German DR & Poland sign treaty about Oder-Neisse border
1954 Patty Berg wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
1955 Bill Haley & Comets, "Rock Around the Clock" hits #1
1958 Ozzie Virgil is 1st black to play as a Tiger
1958 Premier Charles de Gaulle says Algeria will always be French
1960 Roy Orbison releases "Only the Lonely"
1960 South Africa police kills 11 Pondo's at Nqusa Hill
1960 Steve Allen Show," last airs on NBC-TV
1962 Beatles meet their producer George Martin for 1st time, they record "Besame Mucho" with Peter Best on drums
1963 Gasunie established
1964 96th Belmont: Manuel Ycaza aboard Quadrangle wins in 2:28.6
1964 Beatles arrive in netherlands
1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Blue Grass Golf Invitational
1965 Yankees Tom Tresh bangs 3 consecutive HRs beating White Sox 12-0
1966 Activist James Meredith wounded by white sniper in Mississippi
1966 Claus Von Bulow & Martha (Sunny) Crawford wed
1966 Gemini 9 completes 45 orbits after rendezvous with "angry alligator"
1966 NFL & AFL announce their merger
1966 Stokely Carmichael launches "Black Power" movement
1967 Six Day War between Israel and its Arab neighbors begins.
1967 Six Day War between Israel and its Arab neighbors begins.
1967 Israeli troops occupy Gaza
1968 WKHA TV channel 35 in Hazard, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1969 Joe Namath resigns from NFL after Pete Rozelle, football commissioner, said he must sell his stake in a bar
1970 102nd Belmont: John Rotz aboard High Echelon wins in 2:34
1971 Soyuz 11 takes 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 1 space station
1971 Soyuz 11 takes 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 1 space station
1971 "Ed Sullivan Show" last broadcasts on CBS-TV
1971 Air West filght 706 collides with Navy Phantom jet over LA, 50 die
1971 John Lennon & Yoko Ono unannounced appearance at Fillmore East in NYC
1971 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
1971 Soyuz 11 takes 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 1 space station
1971 WHAE (now WGNX) TV channel 46 in Atlanta, GA (CBN) begins broadcasting
1971 Willie Mays hits record 22nd & last extra inning HR
1972 David Bowie releases "Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust"
1972 Explosion at world's largest coal mine kills 427 (Wankie Rhodesia)
1972 Gold hits record $60 an ounce in London
1972 US bombs Haiphong, North-Vietnam; 1000s killed
1974 47th National Spelling Bee: Julie Ann Junkin wins spelling hydrophyte
1975 British voters decide to remain in the Common Market
1975 British voters decide to remain in the Common Market
1975 British voters decide to remain in Common Market
1975 Nolan Ryan's bid for 2nd no-hitter broken in 6th inning
1975 Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam established
1976 30th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Phoenix Suns, 4 games to 2
1976 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Girl Talk Golf Classic
1977 Supreme Court tosses out automatic death penalty laws
1977 Supreme Court tosses out automatic death penalty laws
1977 "Washington Post" reports US has developed neutron bomb
1977 Doobie Brothers sponsor a Golf Classic & Concert for United Way
1977 Joseph L Howze installed as bishop of Roman Catholic diocese (Miss)
1977 Supreme Court tosses out automatic death penalty laws
1978 Proposition 13 cuts California property taxes 57% Yipee!
1978 Proposition 13 cuts California property taxes 57% Yipee!
1978 Proposition 13 cuts California property taxes 57%
1979 200th running of horse's Derby in England
1979 Josef Mengeles corpse excavated in Brazil
1979 Royal Air force receives 1st F-16
1979 Willie Horton becomes 43rd player to hit 300 HRs in the majors
1980 Bj”rn B”rg beats John McEnroe for Wimbledon title
1981 113th Belmont: George Martens aboard Summing wins in 2:29
1981 51st French Womens Tennis: Hana Mandlikova beats Sylvia Hanika (62 64)
1981 Maya Yang Lin wins competition to design the Vietnam War Memorial
1982 Israel invades Lebanon to drive out PLO
1982 Israel invades Lebanon to drive out PLO
1982 30,000 Israeli troops invade Lebanon to drive out PLO
1982 36th Tony Awards: Life & Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby & Nine win
1982 52nd French Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats G Vilas (16 76 60 64)
1982 Bernard Glassman, installed as abbot of Zen Center of NY
1982 Joanne Carner wins LPGA McDonald 's Golf Classic
1983 17th Music City News Country Awards: Marty Robbins & Roy Acuff
1983 Bottle with note of June 9, 1910 found in Queensland
1983 Emmy 10th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 4th time
1983 Li Xiannian becomes pres/Deng Xiaoping supreme commander of China PR
1983 Nicaragua expels 3 US diplomats
1983 Twins draft pitcher Tim Belcher #1
1984 1,200 die in Sikh "Golden Temple" uprising India
1985 55th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Navratilova (63 67 75)
1985 58th National Spelling Bee: Balu Natarajan wins spelling milieu
1985 Body of Nazi criminal, Dr Josef Mengele located & exhumed
1985 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts "status" of Aruba
1985 Soyuz T-13 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
1986 Jrgen Schull sets world discus record (74.07 m)
1986 Kathy Ormsby, a 21-year-old member of NC State track team jumps off a bridge permanently paralyzing herself
1987 119th Belmont: Craig Perret aboard Bet Twice wins in 2:28.2
1987 57th French Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats M Navratilova (64 46 86)
1987 NY Yankees play their 13,000th game
1988 22nd Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis & Statler Brothers
1988 3 giant turtles found in Bronx sewage plant
1988 George Bush makes campaign promise to support reparations for WW II
1988 Japanese-American internees (promise broken, May 1989)
1989 Mets turn their 1st triple play in 7 years but lose to Cubs 8-4
1990 2nd International Rock Awards
1990 For 2nd time this season, Cecil Fielder belts 3 home runs in a game
1990 Stump Merrill replaces Bucky Dent as NY Yankee manager
1991 Albert Belle is shipped to minors for not running out a ground ball
1991 Dana Plato receives 6 yr suspended sentence for robbing a video store
1991 NBC announces Jay Leno will replace Johnny Carson on May 25, 1992
1991 Test Cricket debut of Graeme Hick, v West Indies at Headingley
1992 124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26
1992 62nd French Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (62 36 10-8)
1992 Ben Vereen suffers injuries when hit by a car
1992 David Bowie & model Iman marry in Switzerland
1992 NY Met Eddie Murray sets RBI record by a switch hitter
1992 WLAF World Bowl 2: Sacramento beats Orlando 21-17 (Montreal)
1993 47th Tony Awards: Angels in America & Kiss of the Spider Woman win
1993 63rd French Mens Tennis: S Bruguera beats Jim Courier (64 26 62 36 63)
1993 6th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
1993 Jane Geddes wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
1993 Punsalmaagiyn Otsjirbat recognized as president of Mongolia
1993 Ramiro de L‚on Carpio elected pres of Guatemala
1994 28th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Ray Stevens
1994 6.0 earthquake/avalanche destroys Toez Colombia (about 1000 killed)
1994 Brian Lara scores 501 not out for Warwickshire vs Durham
1994 CD-councillor H Selhorst arrested for hard-drugs trade
1994 Cricketer Brian Lara hits record 501 not out/390 runs in 1 day
1994 Tupolev-154M crashes at Xian China, 160 killed
1994 Warwickshire score 4 for 810 declared against Durham
1995 1st Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
1998 130th Belmont
1998 68th French Womens Tennis:
2012 Transit of Venus (between Earth and Sun) occurs.
2012 Transit of Venus (between Earth and Sun) occurs.
2012 Transit of Venus (between Earth & Sun) occurs

That's All....

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