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Friday, June 8, 2018.



Birthdays


570 Mohammed, prophet of Islam
570 Mohammed, prophet of Islam
1318 Eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II/wife of Reinald II
1625 G.D. Cassini --1712
1625 G.D. Cassini --1712
1625 G.D. Cassini --1712
1625 G.D. Cassini --1712
1625 Giovanni Domenico Cassini, astronomer
1625 Giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
1625 G.D. Cassini --1712
1625 Giovanni Domenico Cassini, astronomer
1652 William Dampier, English explorer/pirate
1671 Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor)
1722 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer
1724 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
1740 Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer
1743 Alessandro Cagliostro, Palermo Italy, adventurer
1753 Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac, composer
1756 Cornelis van Foreest, mayor of Alkmaar
1759 Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer
1772 Robert Stevenson, Glasgow, civil engineer
1783 Joseph Lincke, composer
1804 Jan Baptist van Son, Dutch politician (RC)
1805 Luigi Ricci, composer
1806 Gideon Johnson Pillow, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1878
1810 Robert Schumann, German composer.
1810 Robert A Schumann, Zwickau Saxony Germany, composer (Fantastiestcke)
1810 Robert Schumann, German composer.
1812 Spyridon Xyndas, composer
1813 David Dixon Porter, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1891
1814 Charles Reade, England, novelist (Cloister & Hearth)
1821 John Dunlap Stevenson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1821 Samuel White Baker, London England, explorer (Ceylon/Egypt)
1824 James Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
1824 William Montgomery Gardner, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1829 Sir John Everett Millais, English painter.
1829 John Everett Millais, England, painter (Order of Release)
1829 Sir John Everett Millais, English painter.
1834 George Garrett, composer
1837 Jan Kleczynski, composer
1837 Moriz Heyne, German germanist (Beowulf)
1847 Ida Sazton McKinley, 1st lady (1897-1901)
1849 Juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument)
1856 Natalia Janotha, composer
1858 C.A. Scott --1931
1858 C.A. Scott --1931
1858 C.A. Scott --1931
1858 C.A. Scott --1931
1858 Antonio Nicolau, Spanish composer/conductor
1858 C.A. Scott --1931
1860 A.B. Stott --1940
1860 A.B. Stott --1940
1860 A.B. Stott --1940
1860 A.B. Stott --1940
1860 A.B. Stott --1940
1867 Frank Lloyd Wright, Richland Center Wisc, master builder (Guggenheim)
1869 Frank Lloyd Wright, master builder
1869 Frank Lloyd Wright, master builder
1881 Prospero Bisquertt, composer
1888 Guëmundur J¢nsson Kamban, Icelandic writer (Sk lholt)
1888 Poul Julius Ouscher Schierbeck, composer
1889 Joseph L Hromadka, Czech theologist (Lenin prize 1957)
1894 Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala)
1896 Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross)
1900 Herman J Friedericy, [H J Merlijn], writer (Last general)
1902 Albe, [Renaut A Joostens], Flemish writer (Andalusian Diary)
1903 Gerrit C Berkouwer, Dutch theologist (Dogmatic Studies)
1903 Ralph Webster Yarborough, politician
1903 Ronald Shiner, actor (Carry on Admiral, Keep it Clean, Aunt Clara)
1905 Brian Coffey, poet
1906 Charles Janssens, Belgium, actor (Mira, Malpertuis)
1906 S Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932)
1909 Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st)
1909 William Odling, major-general
1910 Aleksandr T Tvardovski, Russian conductor [NS=June 21]
1910 John W Campbell, US, sci-fi writer (Moon is Hell)
1911 Van Lingle Mungo, SC, pitcher (Dodgers, Giants)
1912 Ian Morrow, company director
1913 Graham Watson, literary agent
1913 Janos Jagamas, composer
1913 Peter Diamand, artistic administrator
1914 Joseph de Pietro, US, 56kg weightlifter (Olympic-gold-1948)
1914 KuBa, writer
1915 Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, (mayor-Maarn Neth)
1915 Julian Ridsdale, MP
1916 Francis Crick, codiscoverer of DNA structure, (Nobel 1962)
1916 Francis Crick, British co-discovered DNA's structure (Nobel 1962)
1916 Francis Crick, codiscoverer of DNA structure, (Nobel 1962)
1917 Byron "Whizzer" White, football star, U.S. Supreme Court justice.
1917 Byron R Whizzer White, Ft Collins, NFLer/Supreme Court Just (1962-93)
1917 Byron "Whizzer" White, football star, U.S. Supreme Court justice.
1918 Robert Preston, actor (The Music Man, Victor Victoria)
1918 Robert Preston, Newton MA, actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter)
1918 Robert Preston, actor (The Music Man, Victor Victoria)
1919 Guy Overton, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 3 Tests on 1953-54 SA tour)
1920 A J Mottram, tennis player
1920 Bert Leysen, TV director (Belgian National TV)
1921 Alexis Smith, Penticton BC Canada, actress (Jessica-Dallas, Follies)
1921 Alwyn Williams, Vice-Chancellor (Glasgow U)
1921 Lord Campbell of Croy
1921 Sheila Ryan, KS, actress (Big Fix, Mule Train, Ringside, Caged Fury)
1921 Suharto, general/president Indonesia (1967- )
1922 Myron Healy, Petalumus Calif, actor (Wyatt Earp)
1923 Alice Coleman, geographer
1923 Jean Maxwell-Scott, Lady-in-Waiting (Prin Alice Duchess Gloucester)
1923 Karel Goeyvaerts, Flemish composer (Summer Games)
1924 George Kirby, Chicago, comedian (ABC Comedy Hour, Pearl Bailey Show)
1924 Glidewell, Lord Justice
1924 Ian Colquhoun, cricket wicket keeper (NZ vs England 1954-55)
1924 Sheldon Allman, Chicago, actor (Norm-Harris Against the World)
1924 William Barlow, CEO (BICC)
1925 Barbara Bush
1925 Barbara Bush
1925 Barbara Bush
1925 Barbara Bush
1925 Barbara Bush
1925 Barbara Pierce Bush, Rye NY, 1st lady (1989-93)
1925 Eddie Gaedel, 3'7" St Louis Browns pinch-hitter (he walked)
1926 Anatol Vieru, composer
1926 Cranley Onslow, MP
1926 Nico Kiasashvii, professor of English Literature
1927 Dame Anne Warburton, President (Lucy Cavendish College-Cambridge_
1927 David Hobman, director (Age Concern England)
1927 Jerry Stiller, Bkln NY, comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld)
1927 Michael Levey, director (British National Gallery)
1928 Jiri Dvoracek, composer
1928 Kat[i]e [Gertrude] Wilhelm, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Hamlet Trap)
1929 Jerry Stiller
1929 Jerry Stiller
1929 Jerry Stiller
1929 Jerry Stiller
1929 Jerry Stiller
1929 Earl Ferrers, British minister of state (Dept of Environment)
1929 Ventappa Muddiah, cricketer (Indian off-spinner in 2 Tests 1959-61)
1930 Bo Gunnar Widerberg, Malm” Sweden, director (Elvira Madigan)
1930 Dana Wynter, London, actress (Airport, Invasion of the Body Snatchers)
1930 Michael Codron, theatrical producer
1930 Yannis Ioannidis, composer
1931 Ivan V Lali, poet
1931 James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul
1932 Hans Gunter Helms, composer
1932 Lady Littler, CEO (Gaming Board for Great Britain)
1932 Ray Illingworth, cricketer (England off-spin all-rounder & captain)
1932 Raymond Illingworth, CEO )England committee, TCCB)
1933 Joan Rivers
1933 Joan Rivers
1933 Joan Rivers
1933 Joan Rivers
1933 Joan Rivers
1933 Dr Robert Stevens, Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)
1933 Eric Parker, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House)
1933 Joan Rivers, [Molinsky], Bkln, comedienne (Late Show, Hollywood Sq)
1934 Millicent Martin, Romford Eng, actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best)
1936 James Darren, Phila, actor (TJ Hooker, Diamond Head, Venus in Furs)
1937 Bruce McCandless II, Boston, Cap USN/astronaut (STS 41B, STS-31)
1937 Norma Shaw, bowler
1939 Bernie Casey, Wyco WV, actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop)
1939 Herb Adderley, Phila, NFL hall of famer (Packers, Cowboys)
1940 Nancy Sinatra
1940 Nancy Sinatra
1940 Nancy Sinatra
1940 Nancy Sinatra
1940 Nancy Sinatra
1940 Nancy Sinatra, Jersey City, singer (Boots are Made for Walkin')
1940 Sherman Garnes, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
1941 Clarence "Fuzzy" Haskins, US pop singer (Funkadelic-Knee Deep)
1941 Joop H van den Berg, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
1942 Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Skvortsov, Russian cosmonaut
1942 Chuck Negron, singer (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
1942 Gael Ramsey, Brigadier commander (HQ Aldershot Garrison)
1942 Willie D Davenport, Troy Alabama, 110m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)
1943 Colin Baker, actor (Dr Who, Swallows & Amazons)
1943 J C A Barrett, Headmaster (Leys School-Cambridge)
1943 Vicki Stangroome, campaigner
1943 Willie Davenport, Troy Ala, bobsledder/hurdler (Olympics-gold-68)
1944 Boz Scaggs
1944 Boz Scaggs
1944 Boz Scaggs
1944 Boz Scaggs
1944 Boz Scaggs
1944 Boz Scaggs, [William Royce], Dallas Tx, rocker (Steve Miller Band)
1944 Don Grady, [Agrati], actor (Robbie Douglas-My Three Sons)
1945 Derek Underwood, cricketer ("Deadly" Maybe the best post-war SLA)
1945 Donna Deitch, director (Sexual Advances, Women of Brewster Place)
1946 Dudley Fishburn, MP
1946 Elizabeth A Lynn, US, sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk)
1946 Richie Robinson, cricketer (Victorian keeper, Australian batsman 1977)
1947 Joan La Barbara, composer
1947 Julie Driscoll, rocker/actress (33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee)
1947 Mick Box, rock guitarist (Uriah Heep)
1949 Emmanuel Ax, Lvov Poland, pianist (Artur Rubinstein Comp-1974)
1949 Hildegard Falck, German FR, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
1950 Elmar Oliveira, Waterbury Connecticut, violinist (Naumburg 1978)
1950 Kathy Whitton Baker, Midland Tx, actress (Right Stuff, 16 Candles)
1952 Lindka Cierach, fashion designer
1952 Martin Taylor, CEO (Barclays Bank)
1953 Bonnie Tyler, singer (Total Eclipse of the Heart)
1955 Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)
1955 James Jonathan Sylvers, rocker
1957 Scott Raymond Adams, Catskill NY, cartoonist (Dilbert)
1958 Keenan Ivory Wayans, NYC, comedian (In Living Color)
1958 Stan Brock, NFL tackle (SD Chargers)
1960 Linda Hanley, Laguna Beach Calif, beach volleyballer (Olympics-4th-96)
1960 Mike Hucknail, rocker (Simply Red-Every Time We Say Goodbye)
1961 Kevin Gross, Downey CA, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
1961 Ursula Buchfellner, Munich Ger, playmate (Oct, 1979)/actr (Bloodline)
1962 Nick Rhodes, [Bates], keyboardist (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
1963 John Restino, Westchester NY, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Tommy Armour)
1963 Kino Haitsma, pianist/arrangeur (Josephine)
1963 Susan Smith, LPGA golfer
1964 Butch [Harry Lee] Reynolds Jr, Akron, Ohio, 4X400m runner
1964 Nelli [Antoinette HC] Fiere-Cooman, Neth, runner (WR 60 m in 7.00)
1965 Kevin Ritz, Eatonstown NJ, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1965 Robert Platus, NYC, lip syncher (Milli Vanilli-Girl You Know This)
1966 Brian Williams, NFL center (NY Giants)
1966 Doris Pearson, Essex, rocker (5 Star-Silk & Steel)
1966 Julianna Margulies, Spring Valley NY, actress (Carol Hathaway-ER)
1967 Kathryn Marshall, Dundee Scotland, LPGA golfer (1995 Jamie Farr)
1967 Neil Mitchell, rocker (Wet, Wet, Wet-Wishing I Was)
1967 Stephane Simian, France, tennis star
1967 Willie Williams, WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals)
1968 Dave Mlicki, Cleveland Ohio, pitcher (NY Mets)
1968 Rob Ray, Belleville, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)
1969 Glenn Rogers Jr, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
1969 Laurel Martin, Hummelstown PA, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1970 Troy Vincent, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles)
1971 Amanda Jahn, Miss USA-Missouri (1997)
1971 Elena Brioukhovets, Odessa Ukraine, tennis star (finalist 1990 Moscow)
1971 Jamie Morgan, Australia, tennis star
1971 Tom Nutten, CFL/NFL centers (Hamilton Tiger Cats, Buffalo Bills)
1972 David Sloan, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
1972 P[eter] J[ason] Farley, Hackensack, bass (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)
1973 Bryant Reeves, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1973 Michael Sheldon, NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
1974 Gabe Northern, defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
1975 Bryan McCabe, St Catherines, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
1976 Lindsay Davenport, Palos Verdes CA, tennis star (Olympics-gold-96)
1977 Belvilyn Ada Tenorio, Miss Universe-Northern Marianas (1996)
1977 Yvette Basting, Breda Neth, tennis star (1994 Futures-Flensberg-GER)
1978 Maria Menounos, Miss Massachusetts Teen USA (1996)
1986 Sindri, Bjork's son
1986 Sindri, Bjork's son
1986 Sindri, Bjork's son
1986 Sindri, Bjork's son
1986 Sindri, Bjork's son
1994 Nicholas Joseph Mills, son of Chris Evert & Andy Mills

Events


65 Jews revolt against Rome, capturing fortress of Antonia in Jerusalem
68 Rome Senate accepts emperor Galba
452 Italy invaded by Attila the Hun
536 St Silverius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
570 Religion of Islam (submission) founded in Mecca
793 Vikings plunder St Cuthbert convent Lindisfarne
979 Louis V de Luie, crowned King of France
1551 Pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma
1624 Earthquake strikes Peru
1632 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard
1663 Battle at Amegical: English & Portugese fleet beats Spanish
1694 English troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed)
1761 British fleet occupies Belle Britain
1783 Laki Volcano in southern Iceland begins 8-month eruption
1786 First commercially made ice cream is sold in New York.
1786 First commercially made ice cream is sold in New York.
1786 Commercially made ice cream 1st advertised (Mr Hall, NYC)
1815 39 German states unite under Act of Confederation
1824 Washing machine patented by Noah Cushing of Quebec
1829 1st UK municipal swimming pool outside of London, opens in Liverpool
1834 HMS Beagle sails from Port Famine to Cape Turn
1846 Battle at Gwanga: British troops beat Bantu
1856 Pitcairn Islanders arrive on Norfolk Island
1861 People of Tennessee vote to succeed from Union
1861 US Sanitary Commission is given executive approval
1862 Valley Campaign-Battle of Cross Keys, Virginia
1865 Tristanderl und Zsholde, premieres
1869 Ives McGaffey patents his vacuum cleaner.
1869 Ives McGaffey patents his vacuum cleaner.
1869 Ives W McGaffey of Chicago patents 1st vacuum cleaner (it sucks)
1872 Congress endorses penny post card
1878 12th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:43«
1882 16th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Forester wins in 2:43
1886 1st Civil Rights Act passes
1889 Cable Cars begin service in LA
1889 Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "Boscombe Valley Mystery" (BG)
1892 Homer A Plessy refuses to go to segregated RR car (Plessy v Ferguson)
1896 1st car is stolen
1900 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of 6 Napoleons" (BG)
1911 Belgium govt of Schollaert falls
1914 34.7øF (1.5øC) in De Bilt, Netherlands
1915 92øF (33.3øC) in De Bilt, Netherlands
1915 William Jennings Bryan quits as Secretary of State
1917 Walt Disney graduates from Benton High School
1918 Nova Aquila, brightest nova since Kepler's in 1604, is discovered
1918 Nova Aquila, brightest nova since Kepler's in 1604, is discovered
1918 Nova Aquila, brightest nova since Kepler's nova of 1604, discovered
1920 Reds' Edd Roush falls asleep in center during long infield argument Heinie Groh goes to wake him, but ump ejects Roush for delay of game
1921 Babe Ruth arrested for speeding, fined $100, & held in jail until 4 PM
1927 Tony Lazzeri hits 3 HRs Yanks beat White Sox 12-11
1928 1st US-to-Australia flight lands (Sir Charles Kingford)
1929 61st Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Blue Larkspur wins in 2:32.8
1929 Venezuelan rebel Rafael Urbina overthrows Fort Amsterdam, Cura‡ao kidnap governor Fruytier
1931 Duke & Duchess of Kent wed
1931 Suriname Work Committee under Louis Doedel forms in Paramaribo
1933 A's Jimmie Foxx homers his 1st 3 at bats for 4 consecutive HRs
1935 39th US Golf Open: Sam Parks Jr shoots a 299 at Oakmont CC PA
1935 67th Belmont: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:30.6
1935 Lou Gehrig collides with Carl Reynolds & leaves the game
1936 1st parking meters are invented
1937 World's largest flower blooms in NY Botanical Garden, 12' calla lily
1939 British king George VI visits US
1940 Discovery of element 93 "Neptunium" is announced.
1940 Discovery of element 93 "Neptunium" is announced.
1940 72nd Belmont: Fred A Smith aboard Bimelech wins in 2:29.6
1940 Discovery of element 93, neptunium, announced
1940 Last British troops leave Narvik Norway
1941 English & French troop overthrow pro-German Syria
1942 Bing Cosby records "Silent Night"
1944 1st SS-Pantser corps counter attacks at Normandy
1944 Allies occupy Port-and-Bessin Normandy
1944 Dutch Resistance fighter Frans Duwaer arrested
1944 Gen Montgomery lands in Normandy, forms HQ in Chƒteau de Creully
1946 "Lute Song" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 142 performances
1946 Sukarno calls for anti colonial defiance in Indonesia
1948 "Milton Berle Show" premieres on NBC TV
1948 "Sally" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 performances
1948 John Rudder becomes 1st negro commissioned officer in US marines
1949 Siam changes name to Thailand
1950 Boston Red Sox beat St Louis Browns 29-4 (win by record 25 runs)
1950 Jean Duvieusart becomes Belgian premier
1950 Test Cricket debut of Ramadhin & Valentine (8-104 1st inn) v England
1952 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Eastern Women's Golf Open
1953 Supreme Court forbids segregated lunch counters in Washington DC.
1953 Supreme Court forbids segregated lunch counters in Washington DC.
1953 Cluster of 6 tornadoes touch down in Flint Michigan killing 113
1953 Segregated lunch counters in DC forbidden by Supreme Court
1953 Tornadoes kill 110 in Mich & Ohio
1955 Dodgers option Tommy Lasorda to make room on roster for Sandy Koufax
1956 Lim Yem Hock forms Singapore govt
1956 WDAM TV channel 7 in Laurel-Hattiesburg, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting
1958 4th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright
1959 1st official "missile mail" lands (Jacksonville, Fla)
1959 X-15 makes 1st unpowered flight, from a B-52 at 11,500 m
1960 1st date in James Clavell's novel "Nobel House"
1960 Argentine government demands release of Adolf Eichmann
1961 English prince Edward, Duke of Kent, weds Katharine Worsley
1961 Test Cricket debut of William Morris Lawry, v Eng at Edgbaston, 57
1961 Milwaukee sets record of 4 consecutive HRs (Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron Joe Adcock & Frank Thomas)
1962 Jim Beatty runs world record 2 mile (8:29.8)
1963 "Mr President" closes at St James Theater NYC after 265 performances
1963 95th Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Chateaugay wins in 2:30.2
1963 American Heart Assn is 1st agency to campaign against cigarettes
1965 A's draft Rick Monday #1
1965 US troops ordered to fight offensively in Vietnam
1965 USSR launches Luna 6; missed Moon
1966 NFL & AFL announce plans to become NFC & AFC in 1970
1967 Israel attacks USS Liberty in Mediterranean, killing 34 US crewmen
1968 1st reduced-gravity golf game is played on the Moon
1968 Bermuda adopts its constitution
1968 Don Drysdale pitches a record 58th consecutive scoreless inning
1968 Gary Puckett & Union Gap release "Lady Will Power"
1968 James Earl Ray, alleged assassin of Martin Luther King Jr, captured
1968 New colonial constitution for Bermuda adopted
1968 Rolling Stones release "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
1969 "Smothers Brothers comedy Hour," last airs on CBS-TV
1969 21st Emmy Awards: Get Smart, Don Adams & Susan St James
1969 Brian Jones leaves The Rolling Stones
1969 General Franco closes Spain's frontier with Gibraltar
1969 KDNL TV channel 30 in Saint Louis, MO (IND) begins broadcasting
1969 Mickey Mantle Day, 60,096 saw #7 retired (I was there-BTG)
1969 Nixon says 25,000 US troops would leave Vietnam by end of August
1969 Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor replaces Brian Jones
1969 Susie Berning wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
1970 Players & management end labor dispute up min salary to $12,000
1971 North Vietnam demands US end aid to South Vietnam
1971 White Sox draft Danny Goodwin #1, he refuses to sign
1972 Padres draft Dave Roberts #1, Indians draft Rick Manning #2
1972 Test Cricket debut of Tony Greig, v Australia at Old Trafford (57/62)
1973 Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco appointed premier of Spain
1974 106th Belmont: Miguel Rivera aboard Little Current wins in 2:29.2
1974 Keyboardist Rick Wakeman quits rock group "Yes"
1974 US & Saudi Arabia sign military-economic contract
1975 Soviets launch Venera 9 to Venus
1975 Soviets launch Venera 9 to Venus
1975 2 passenger trains collided near Munich Germany killing 35
1975 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Girl Talk Golf Classic
1975 USSR launches Venera 9 for Venus landing
1976 Houston Astros draft Floyd Bannister #1
1977 Nolan Ryan notches his 4th career 19-strikeout game
1978 51st National Spelling Bee: Peg McCarthy wins spelling deification
1978 Braves draft Bob Horner #1
1978 Nevada jury rules Howard Hughes "Mormon Will" is a forgery
1979 The Source, first public computer info. service, goes online.
1979 The Source, first public computer info. service, goes online.
1979 "The Source," 1st computer public information service, goes on-line
1979 Mariners draft Al Chambers #1
1979 Wings release "Back to the Egg" album
1980 "It's So Nice to Be Civilized" closes at Martin Beck NYC after 8 perfs
1980 26th LPGA Championship won by Sally Little
1980 34th Tony Awards: Children of a Lesser God & Evita win
1980 50th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Virginia Ruzici (60 63)
1981 15th Music City News Country Awards: Mandrell Sisters
1981 Seattle Mariners draft Mike Moore #1
1982 36th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Phila 76ers, 4 games to 2
1982 Brazilian B-727 flight crashes into mountain; 135 die
1982 Emmy 9th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 3rd time
1982 Reagan addresses joint session of British Parliament
1983 "Trading Places," "Ghostbusters," & "Gremlins," premieres
1983 Charlos Vieira begins 191 hr "nonstop" cycling in Leiria, Portugal
1983 Marlies G”hr runs female European record 100m (10.81)
1985 117th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Creme Fraiche wins in 2:27
1985 Pirates score 10 in top of 1st, but lose 15-11 to Phillies, as Steve becomes 1st Phillie to switch hit HRs in same game
1986 "Big Deal" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 70 performances
1986 40th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Hous Rockets, 4 games to 2
1986 56th French Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Mikael Pernfors (63 62 64)
1986 Alleged Nazi Kurt Waldheim elected pres of Austria
1986 Juli Inkster wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
1986 Longest 9 inning AL game (4h16m), Balt Orioles beat Yankees 18-9
1987 21st Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis
1987 Oliver North's secretary Fawn Hall tesifies at Iran-Contra hearing
1988 Nippon Airways announces that painting eyeballs on Jets cut bird collisions by 20%
1989 Pirates score 10 in 1st (their best inning since 1942), prompts Pirate Jim Rooker to say he would walk from Pitts to Phila if Pirates lost, Phillies beat them 15-11, Rooker walks at end of season broadcaster
1990 "It's Garry Shandling's Show," last airs on Fox-TV
1990 Phil Bradley hits 18th inside-the-park HR in Oriole history
1991 "Our Country's Good" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 48 perfs
1991 123rd Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 2:28
1991 61st French Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats A S Vicario (63 64)
1991 College World Series: Louisiana State defeats Wichita State 6-3
1991 Former NY Jet Mark Gastineau wins 1st pro boxing fight in 12 seconds
1991 Victory parade held in Wash DC (Persian Gulf War)
1991 Warren Schutte, is 1st non American to win NCAA Div 1 golf title
1992 26th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Garth Brooks
1992 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time
1992 Thomas Klestil succeeds Waldheim as president of Austria
1993 Premier Marc Bazin of Haiti resigns
1994 7.8 earthquake strikes North Bolivia
1994 Mass murderer Joe Rifkind sentenced to 27 years
1995 "Buttons on Broadway" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 40 perfs
1996 128th Belmont: Rene Douglas aboard Editor's Note wins in 2:28.96
1996 66th French Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats A S Vicario (63, 67, 108)
1996 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1996 Dean Jones takes career-best 5-112 for Derbyshire v Hampshire
1996 Lloyd & Titchard complete 358 stand for 4th wkt Lancs v Essex
1996 PBA National Championship Won by Butch Soper
1997 "Young Man From Atlanta" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 85 perfs
1997 67th French Mens Tennis: Gustavo Kuerten beats S Bruguera (63 64 62)
1997 BellSouth Senior Golf Classic at Opryland
1997 Justin Leonard wins golf's Kemper Open at TPC at Avenel
1997 Pat Hurst wins LPGA Oldsmobile Classic
2004 Transit of Venus (between Earth and Sun) occurs.
2004 Transit of Venus (between Earth and Sun) occurs.
2004 Transit of Venus (between Earth & Sun) occurs

That's All....

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