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Saturday, June 9, 2018.



Birthdays


1510 Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Harlem
1573 Henricus Hondius, Dutch etcher/publisher
1588 Johann Andreas Herbst, composer
1597 Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter
1640 Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)
1672 Peter I "the Great" Romanov, tsar of Russia (1682-1725) [OS=May 30]
1781 George Stephenson, principal inventor of the railroad locomotive
1781 George Stephenson, Newcastle England, inventor (RR locomotive)
1781 George Stephenson, principal inventor of the railroad locomotive
1791 John Howard Payne, American author, actor, diplomat
1791 John Howard Payne, US, author/actor/diplomat (Home Sweet Home)
1791 John Howard Payne, American author, actor, diplomat
1792 Fr‚d‚ric L G, Earl of Merode, Belgian revolutionary
1810 Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, composer
1812 Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens)
1812 Johann G Galle, German astronomer (discovered Neptune)
1828 Carlo Marsili, composer
1829 Gaetano Braga, composer
1833 John Rogers Cooke, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1836 Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, 1st woman mayor in England (Aldeburgh)
1843 Bertha von Suttner, Austrian novelist, pacifist (Nobel 1905)
1843 Bertha von Suttner, Austria, novelist/pacifist (Nobel 1905)
1843 Bertha von Suttner, Austrian novelist, pacifist (Nobel 1905)
1849 Joseph Vezina, composer
1854 Gerardus J P J Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society)
1861 Floris H Verster, [van Wulverhorst], painter/cartoonist/etcher
1865 Carl Nielsen, Danish composer
1865 Alberic Magnard, composer
1865 Carl Nielsen, Norre-Lyndelse Denmark, composer (Det Uuslukkelige)
1865 Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard, composer
1865 Carl Nielsen, Danish composer
1875 Henry Dale, London, physiologist (Nobel-1936)
1877 Rudolf Borchardt, writer
1879 Dudley Digges
1879 Oscar Back, Austrian-Dutch viola player
1884 Johannes Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/conductor
1886 Kusaku Yamada, composer
1888 Adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer
1888 Hugo Kauder, composer
1890 Leslie Banks, English actor/director (Jamaica Inn, 48 Hours)
1892 Helena Rubinstein, cosmetics CEO/founder (Helena Rubinstein)
1893 Cole Porter, composer, lyricist (Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate)
1893 Cole Porter, Indiana, composer/lyricist (Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate)
1893 Samuel N Behrman, US screenwriter (Tale of 2 Cities, Daddy Long Legs)
1893 Cole Porter, composer, lyricist (Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate)
1896 Aura Abranches, Lisbon Portugal, actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio)
1896 Catherine Filene Shouse, philanthropist (Wolf Trap Institute)
1898 C Malaparte, writer
1898 Curzio Malaparte, [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt)
1900 Fred Waring, Tyrone Penn, musician/conductor/inventor (Waring Blender)
1900 Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot
1901 George Price, cartoonist
1901 Marion Gering, actress (Sarumba, Rumba, Ready for Love, 24 Hours)
1905 Harry "Bull" Alexander, cricketer (Aus quick 1 Test Bodyline series)
1905 Walter Kraft, composer
1906 Tonio Selwart, Germany, actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja)
1908 J F Williams-Wynne, Lord-Lieutenant (Gwynedd)
1908 Robert Cummings, Joplin Mo, actor (Love that Bob, Dial M For Murder)
1909 Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher
1910 Robert Cummings
1910 Robert Cummings
1910 Robert Cummings
1910 Robert Cummings
1910 Robert Cummings
1910 Geoffrey Musson, British General
1910 Vbilmos Demian, composer
1912 Edgar Evans, tenor
1912 Ingolf Dahl, Hamburg Germany, composer (Andante & Arioso)
1913 Alida Margaretha Bosshardt, lt-colonel of Dutch Salvation Army
1914 Barbara Mullen, Boston MA, actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners)
1914 Hermann Haller, composer
1915 Les Paul, guitarist
1915 Jane Cowan, cello teacher
1915 Les Paul, Waukesha Wi, guitarist/inventor (Les Paul guitar)
1915 Les Paul, guitarist
1916 Robert S McNamara, US Sec of Defense (1961-68)/head (World Bank)
1918 Rob de Vries, Dutch WW II resistance fighter/dir/actor (Ciske de Rat)
1919 Izaak Boleslavski, Russian chess player
1920 Isobel June Braybrooke English, novellist
1921 Agnes Keleti, Hungary, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)
1922 George Axelrod, playwright (Breakfast at Tiffany, Bus Stop)
1922 P G Beazley, MEP
1923 Gerald G”tting, German DR president (CDU)
1924 Christine Goitschel, France, slalom (Olympic-gold-1964)
1924 Peter Heatly, CEO (Commonwealth Games Federation)
1924 Tony Britton, Birmingham Eng, actor (Day of Jackal, Girl in my Soup)
1925 [John] Keith Laumer, [Anthony LeBaron], US, sf author (Retief's War)
1925 Roy Hughes, MP
1926 Mona Freeman, Baltimore, actress (Black Beauty, Dear Wife, Heiress)
1926 Roy Smalley, shortstop (Cubs, Braves, Phillies, Twins, Yankees)
1927 Franco Donatoni, composer
1927 Norman Sisisky, (Rep-D-VA, 1983- )
1928 Geraint Gruffydd, director (U of Wales Centre for Welsh Studies)
1929 Johnny Ace, [John M Alexander Jr], Memphis Tn, R&B singer (My Song)
1929 June O'Dell, deputy CEO (Equal Opportunities Commission)
1929 Keith A St H Gardner, Jamaica, 4x400m runner (Olympic-bronze-1960)
1929 Robert E Badham, (Rep-R-CA, 1977- )
1930 Lin[wood] [Vrooman] Carter, US, sci-fi author (Thongor of Lemuria)
1930 Marvin Kalb, NYC, educator/newscaster (CBS/NBC, Meet the Press)
1931 Bill Virdon, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)/mgr (NY Yankees)
1931 Jackie Mason, Wisc, comedian (World According to Me, Chicken Soup)
1932 Douglas Smith, CEO (Acas)
1933 Dick Orkin, Williamsport Pa, actor (Tim Conway Show)
1933 Don Young, (Rep-R-AK, 1973- )
1933 Patrick Symons, British vice-admiral
1934 Jackie Mason
1934 Jackie Mason
1934 Jackie Mason
1934 Jackie Mason
1934 Donald Duck, famous fowl
1934 Jackie Mason
1934 Donald Duck, famous fowl
1934 Helga Haase, German FR, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1960)
1934 Jackie Wilson, Detroit, singer (Lonely Teardrops, Night)
1934 Joe Santos, Bkln NY, actor (Rockford Files, AKA Pablo, Shamus)
1934 Michael Mates, MP
1934 Pal Karolyi, composer
1934 Wild Jimmy Spruill, blues guitarist
1934 Donald Duck, famous fowl
1935 Diana Van Der Vlis, actress (Lovespell, Girl in Black Stockings)
1937 Sven Conrad Stayers, cricketer (WI fast bowler 1962)
1938 Anne Kenny, Mudgee NSW, golfer (1968, 71 Australian Champ)
1938 Charles Wuorinen, NYC, composer (Pulitzer 1980)
1938 Jeremy Hardie, CEO (W H Smith Group)
1938 Peter Sanders, CEO (Commission for Racial Equality)
1938 Roger Hurn, CEO (Smith's Industries)
1939 David Hobbs (auto racer)
1939 Derek Hunt, CEO (MFI Furniture Group)
1940 Dick Vitale
1940 Dick Vitale
1940 Dick Vitale
1940 Dick Vitale
1940 Dick Vitale
1940 Dick Vitale, US, sportscaster (ESPN, ABC "Oh Baby!")
1941 Billy Hatton, rocker
1941 Jon Lord, England, keyboardist (Deep Purple-Hush, White Snake)
1941 Peter Wilson, CEO (Gallaher)
1942 Nicholas Lloyd, editor (Daily Express)
1942 Richard Hutton, cricketer (son of Len, 5 Tests 1971)
1943 Charles Saatchi, English magnate (Saatchi & Saatchi)
1943 Joe [William] Haldeman, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Worlds Apart)
1944 23 puppies, (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler Penn
1944 Brigid Bazlen, Wisc, actress (Pam-Too Young to go Steady)
1944 record litter of 23 puppies is born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler Penn
1944 Viscount Craigavon
1945 Faina Myelink, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1972)
1946 Peter Kilfoyle, British MP
1947 Mitch Mitchell, drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience-Purple Haze)
1948 Jim Bailey, NCAA punter (most punts in season-101, Va Milt Academy)
1948 Nathaniel Rosen, Altadena Ca, cellist (Tchaikovsky-gold-1978)
1949 Douglas Henderson, British MP
1951 Benny Neyman, Dutch singer (I Don't Know How)
1951 Bonnie Tyler, [Gaynor Hopkins], rocker (Total Eclipse of the Heart)
1951 Dave Parker, baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, NL MVP 1978)
1954 Pete Byrne Bath England,, rocker (Naked Eyes)
1957 Elly van Holly, running star (3k indoor world record)
1958 Donald Michael Santini, Mass, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1959 Peter Fowler, Hornsby NSW, Australasia golfer
1960 Nancy Taylor, SF CA, LPGA golfer (1994 Rochester Intl-54th)
1961 Michael J. Fox, starred in "Back to the Future"
1961 Michael J. Fox, starred in "Back to the Future"
1961 Michael J. Fox, starred in "Back to the Future"
1961 Michael J. Fox, starred in "Back to the Future"
1961 Michael J. Fox, starred in "Back to the Future"
1961 Michael J Fox, Edm, actor (Family Ties, Back to the Future, Teen Wolf)
1962 Eddie Lundon, rocker (China Crisis-Christian)
1963 Johnny Depp
1963 Johnny Depp
1963 Johnny Depp
1963 Johnny Depp
1963 Johnny Depp
1963 Johnny Depp, Queensboro Ky, actor (21 Jump Street, Ed Wood)
1964 Gloria Reuben, Toronto, actress (Jeanie Boulet-ER)
1964 Wayman Tisdale, NBA center/forward (Phoenix Suns)
1965 Gloria Reuben, actress (Jeanie Boulet-ER)
1965 Jeff Williams, Santa Monica Calif, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1965 Michelle Francis Bird, campaigner
1966 Anthony Martino, CFL punter (Calgary Stampeders)
1967 Robert Reading, Buffalo NY, 110m hurdler
1968 Tom Rouen, NFL punter (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1969 Keith Alex, NFL guard (Minn Vikings)
1969 Mitch McLee, [Douglas Lee Mitchell], Miles Mi, drummer (Southgang)
1970 Harry Van Hofwegen, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
1970 Russ Romaniuk, Winnipeg, NHL left wing (Phila Flyers)
1971 D'Marco Farr, defensive tackle (St Louis Rams)
1971 Joey Gullion, Gallopolis OH, Nike golfer (NIKE SC Classic-18th)
1971 Roderick Lewis, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1971 Romano Sion, soccer player (Dordrecht '90/FC Groningen)
1972 Bryan Strang, cricket pace bowler (brother of Paul Zimbabwe 1995- )
1972 Steven Salter, CFL offensive linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
1972 Wardell Rouse, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1973 Chris Villarrial, center/guard (Chicago Bears)
1973 Grant Marshall, Mississauga, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars)
1973 Orlondo Steinauer, CFL cornerback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1973 Tedy Bruschi, linebacker (New England Patriots)
1974 Jana Nejedly, Prague Czech, Canadian tennis player (Olympics-96)
1974 Jon Harris, defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
1975 Andrew Symonds, cricketer (Birmingham, brilliant Qld & Gloucs batsman)
1975 Carolyne Lepage, Montreal Quebec, 48 kg judoka (Olympics-96)
1975 Paul Agostino, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1977 Zephnad Wattimury, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen
1978 Elizabeth Reid, Fairfax Va, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)
1978 Lucia Povraznikova, Miss Slovak republic Universe (1997)
1981 Natalie Portman, starred in Star Wars Episode I
1981 Natalie Portman, starred in Star Wars Episode I
1981 Natalie Portman, starred in Star Wars Episode I
1981 Natalie Portman, starred in Star Wars Episode I
1981 Natalie Portman, starred in Star Wars Episode I
1981 Natalie Portman, actress (Professional, Everyone Says I Love You)
1982 Amber Yoder, Miss Indiana Teen USA (1997)
1991 Abraham Joseph Groening, son of Simpson creator Matt Groening

Events


641 Arabic/Islamic army contrasts with the Hippo over Alexandria
922 French republic chooses Robert I, King of France
1075 Battle at Homburg/Unstrut: German king Henry IV beats Saksen
1456 23rd recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
1525 Tax revolt in Hertogenbosch
1529 Zrich declares war on Catholic kantons
1531 Pope Clemens VII & Fran‡ois I sign secret treaty against Karel V
1534 Jacques Cartier 1st sails into mouth of St Lawrence River
1549 Book of Common Prayer is adopted by the Church of England
1549 England enforces Act of Supremacy
1572 Willem van Oranges army occupies Gelderland
1588 Spanish Armada sails from Lisbon to England
1628 1st deportation from what is now US, Thomas Morton from Mass
1720 Sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm
1732 Royal Charter for Georgia, granted to James Oglethorpe.
1732 Royal Charter for Georgia, granted to James Oglethorpe.
1732 Royal charter for Georgia granted to James Oglethorpe
1742 Battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia
1752 French army surrenders to the English in Trichinopoly India
1772 1st Protestant church west of Penn (in Ohio) holds communion
1772 1st naval attack of Revolutionary War takes place in Providence, RI
1784 John Carroll appointed supervisor of US Catholic Missions
1789 Spanish capture British schooner Northwest America near Vancouver I
1790 1st book copyrighted under constitution, "Philadelphia Spelling Book"
1802 US Academy at West Point founded
1822 Charles Graham patents false teeth
1851 SF Committee of Vigilance forms (1st time)
1860 First dime novel published.
1860 First dime novel published.
1860 1st "dime" novel issued "Malaesk The Indian Wife of the White Hunter"
1862 Battle of Port Republic, last of 5 battles in Jacksons Valley camp
1863 Battle of Brandy Station, VA (Fleetwood, Beverly Ford)
1864 Battle of Big Shanty, GA
1864 Battle of Kenesaw Mountain, GA (Pine Mt, Pine Knob, Golgotha)
1865 Battle of Grand Gulf, MS
1868 1st meeting of Board of Regents, University of California
1869 Charles Elmer Hires sells his 1st root beer (Phila)
1870 Washington: Pres Grant meets with Sioux chief Red Cloud
1877 11th Belmont: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:46
1883 17th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard George Kinney wins in 2:42«
1883 1st commercial electric railway line begins operation (Chicago El)
1887 21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43«
1888 22nd Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Sir Dixon wins in 2:40¬
1890 Opera "Robin Hood" premieres in Chicago
1891 Painter Gauguin arrives in Papeete, Tahiti
1892 26th Belmont: W Hayward aboard Patron wins in 2:12
1898 China leases Hong Kong's New Territories to Britain for 99 years.
1898 China leases Hong Kong's New Territories to Britain for 99 years.
1898 China leases Hong Kong's new territories to Britain for 99 years
1899 James J Jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 11 for heavywgt boxing title
1901 NY Giants get record 31 hits to beat Cin Reds 25-13
1902 1st Automat restaurant opens (818 Chestnut St, Phila)
1906 Boston Beaneaters (NL) end 19-game losing streak beat Cards 6-3
1910 Passenger on SS Arawatta throws bottle with note overboard (found June 6, 1983 in Queensland)
1914 Honus Wagner, is 2nd to get 3,000 hits
1919 General steel strike in France
1919 Red Army captures Ufa
1923 55th Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Zev wins in 2:19
1923 Brinks unveils 1st armored security vans
1923 Bulgarian premier Stamboeliski & King Boris III overthrown
1924 "Jelly-Roll Blues," is recorded by blues great, Jelly Roll Morton
1928 60th Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Vito wins in 2:33.2
1928 Charles Kingsford-Smith & Charles Ulm are 1st to fly across the Pacific when they end their flight from California to Brisbane
1929 Venezuelan rebel Urbina lets Dutch/Cura‡aose hostages free
1930 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 6 mile (29:36.4)
1931 Goddard patents rocket-fueled aircraft design.
1931 Goddard patents rocket-fueled aircraft design.
1931 1st rocket-powered aircraft design patented (R Goddard)
1931 1st showing of a Donald Duck cartoon
1933 Spanish president Zamora takes power
1933 Walter Johnson takes over as Cleveland manager
1934 1st Donald Duck cartoon, Wise Little Hen, released
1934 38th US Golf Open: Olin Dutra shoots a 293 at Merion Cricket Club PA
1934 66th Belmont: Wayne D Wright aboard Peace Chance wins in 2:29.2
1934 Donald Duck made his 1st screen appearance ("The Wise Little Hen")
1934 Lawson Little beats Gene Sarazen by 3 strokes for US Open
1936 Olin Dutra beats Gene Sarazen by 1 stroke for US Open
1936 Page Miss Glory (1936), premieres in USA
1938 Second Chamber agrees to return Jews to nazi-Germany
1940 44th US Golf Open: Lawson Little shoots a 287 at Canterbury GC OH
1940 General Charles de Gaulle's 1st meeting with Winston Churchill
1940 Norway surrenders to Germany during WW II
1941 Ammunition plant at Fort Smederovo in Belgrade explodes; kills 1,500
1941 Archbishop De Young bans priest cooperation on Rijks radio
1942 Adipatie Ario Soejono becomes minister in Gerbrandy govt
1942 German-Neth press reports, 3 million Dutch sent to East-Europe
1942 Nazis kill all inhabitants of Lidice Czechoslovakia
1943 "Pay-as-you-go" (withholding) US income tax deductions authorized
1944 Russian offensive in Carelia
1945 "Gruesome Twosome," premieres in USA
1945 -10] Australian troops lands in Brunei Bay North-Borneo
1945 71st Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hoop Jr wins in 2:07
1945 Following an 8-7 win over the Phils, Brooklyn manager Leo Durocher is arrested on a complaint by a fan that Durocher slugged him
1946 19 guests at Canfield Hotel die in fire (Dubuque Iowa)
1946 66,545 fans help Yanks break million attendance mark, the earliest
1946 Bhumibol Adulyadej, becomes king of Thailand
1946 Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1946 NY Giant Mel Ott is 1st mgr ejected from both games of a doubleheader
1948 WBZ TV channel 4 in Boston, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1949 Mrs Georgia Neese Clark of Kansas becomes 1st woman treasurer of US
1951 "Doodles Weaver Show," debuts on NBC-TV
1953 "Milton Berle Show/Texaco Star Theater," last airs on NBC-TV
1953 South African premier Malan visits Netherlands
1953 Worcester County tornado (94 killed, 1310 injured, 10,000 homeless)
1954 Joseph Welch asks Sen Joseph McCarthy "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" during Senate-Army hearings
1955 100ųF - Hottest day in Seattle Washington
1955 Test Cricket debut of Ken Barrington, v South Africa, Trent Bridge
1956 Heavy earthquake strikes Afghanistan, 400 killed
1957 Anthony Eden resigns as British PM
1958 "Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley hits #1
1959 First ballistic missile launched from sub "George Washington"
1959 First ballistic missile launched from sub "George Washington"
1959 1st ballistic missile sub launched (George Washington-Groton, Ct)
1960 ABC & AFL sign a 5 year contract
1960 Typhoon Mary in China killed at least 1,600
1961 Ryne Duren sets AL record with 7 straight strikeouts against Red Sox
1962 "Bill of Hare," premieres in USA
1962 94th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Jaipur wins in 2:28.8
1962 Tony Bennett debuts in concert at Carnegie Hall in NYC
1963 1st Sunday night game in baseball SF Giants lose to Houston Colts 3-0
1963 Barbara Romack wins LPGA Rock City Ladies Golf Open
1963 Barbra Streisand appears on "Ed Sullivan Show"
1963 Colt .45s beat Giants 3-0 in major leagues' 1st Sunday night game
1963 Equal Pay Act enacted
1963 JFK names Winston Churchill US honorary citizen
1963 Movie "Cleopatra" opens in NY
1964 Jack Nicklaus wins British Open golf tournament
1965 Frenchman, Machal Jazy, runs record mile in 3:53.6
1966 5 Minn Twins (Rich Rollins, Zolio Versailes, Tony Oliva, Don Michner, & Harmon Killebrew) all homer in 7th inning to beat A's 9-4
1967 Boycott scores 246* v India, Leeds, 573 minutes, 29 fours 1 six
1967 Israeli troops reach Suez Canal
1967 Monkees appear at Hollywood Bowl
1968 38th French Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats R Laver (63 61 26 62)
1968 38th French Womens Tennis: Nancy Richey beats Anne H Jones (57 64 61)
1968 Carol Mann wins LPGA Bluegrass Ladies Golf Invitational
1968 Yugoslav president Tito promises reforms
1969 Brian Jones quits (sic) Rolling Stones because of his drug problems
1969 Warren Burger confirmed as US Chief Justice
1970 Argentine milt junta under lt-gen Lanusse drives out pres Ongan”a
1970 Bob Dylan given honorary Doctorate of Music at Princeton U
1970 Harry A Blackmun, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
1971 Abdul Zahir appointed premier of Afghanistan
1971 Paul McCartney's album "Ram" goes gold
1972 14" of rain in 6 hrs burst Rapid City SD dam, drowns 237
1972 1st all-nite grad parties
1972 Bruce Springsteen signs a record deal with Columbia
1973 105th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 2:24
1974 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Desert Inn Golf Classic
1974 Supergroup Blind Faith's (Clapton, Windwood, Baker) 1st concert
1975 107th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Avatar wins in 2:28.2
1975 Fire in prison hospital kills 10 prisoners & 1 guard (Sanford Fla)
1975 House of Commons is broadcast live by radio for 1st time
1975 Tony Orlando & Dawn receives gold record for "He Don't Love You"
1977 50th National Spelling Bee: John Paola wins spelling cambist
1977 George & Patti Harrison divorce
1977 Silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth celebrated with fireworks
1978 Gutenberg Bible (1 of 21) sells for $2.4 million, London
1978 Larry Holmes beats Ken Norton in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1978 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) strikes down 148 year policy of excluding black men from priesthood
1979 111th Belmont: Ruben Hernandez aboard Coastal wins in 2:28.6
1979 49th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Wendy Turnbull (62 60)
1979 Michael Cairney topples a record row of 169,713 dominoes
1979 Phillies wear burgundy uniforms for 1st & last time
1979 Willie Horton is honored at Seattle's Kingdome
1980 14th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers & Loretta Lynn
1980 Comedian Richard Pryor suffers burns from free basing cocaine
1980 Phillies & SF Giants end their game at 3:11 AM
1980 Soyuz T-2 returns to Earth
1982 General Efrain Rios Montt declares himself president of Guatemala
1982 Israel wipes out Syrian SAM missiles in Bekaa Valley
1983 56th National Spelling Bee: Blake Giddens wins spelling purim
1983 M Thatchers Conservative Party wins British parliamentary election
1983 Zimbabwe win their 1st one-day cricket international, v Australia
1984 "Laserphonic Fantasy" premieres
1984 116th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Swale wins in 2:27.2
1984 54th French Womens Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats C Evert (63 61)
1984 Cyndi Lauper's 1st #1 "Time After Times"
1984 Donald Ducks 50th birthday celebrated at Disneyland
1984 Jrgen Hingsen of W Germany sets record for decathlon, 8,798 pts
1984 NASA launches Intelsat V, it failed
1984 Polygram's Hanover Germany plant produces its 10 millionth CD
1984 Weird Al Yankovic gives a live performance at Starlight Amphitheater
1985 39th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2
1985 55th French Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (36 64 62 62)
1985 Alice Miller wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
1985 American Thomas Sutherland is kidnapped & held hostage in Lebanon
1985 Bernard Hinault wins Tour de France
1985 USSR's Vega 1 deposits lander on surface of Venus
1986 20th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers & Loretta Lynn
1986 Angel Don Sutton (298 wins) beats White Sox Tom Seaver (306 wins) 3-0
1986 Dow Jones-index hits record 45.71 points
1986 Rogers Comm report on Challenger disaster blames Morton Thiokol
1988 "Bloodsport (1987)," premieres in Germany
1988 Attorney General Meese orders Joseph Doherty deported to UK
1989 "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier," premieres in USA
1989 Barry Switzer resigns as head coach of Oklahoma's football
1989 Michael Changs French Open win makes him youngest male to go to finals
1989 Rare tornado in Philadelphia kills 1
1990 122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go & Go wins in 2:27.2
1990 60th French Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (76 64)
1990 Czechoslovakia beats US 5-1 in World Cup soccer
1990 Dodger Eddie Murray ties Mickey Mantle with switch hit HRs in 10 games
1990 Kerry Kennedy (daughter of Robert) & Andrew Coumo (Mario's son) wed
1990 Michael Jackson is hospitalized with inflamed rib cartilage
1990 Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf for French Open title
1991 61st French Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats A Agassi (36 64 26 61 64)
1991 9th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jim Albus
1991 Bruce Springsteen weds his backup singer Patty Scialfa
1991 Jack La Lanne, 76, arrested for suspicion of DWI
1991 Jane Geddes wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic
1991 WLAF 1st world bowl London Monarchs defeat Barlecona Dragons 21-0
1993 "Amantes" (1991), premieres in France
1993 "Body Snatchers" (1993), premieres in France
1993 "Ce que femme veut" (1993), premieres in France
1993 "Passion Fish" (1992), premieres in France
1993 "Tout capour ca!" (1993), premieres in France
1993 "What's Love Got to Do with It" (1993), premieres
1993 Japanese crown prince Naruhito weds Masaka Owada
1993 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat LA Kings, 4 games to 1
1993 Tickets for Indians 1st season in Jacobs Field go on sale
1994 "Hudsucker Proxy," premieres in Germany
1994 5.6 earthquake strikes South-Mexico
1994 Angolan plane bombs school in Waku Kungo (89 killed)
1995 Brady Bunch Movie, (1995), premieres in UK
1995 Congo (1995), premieres in USA
1995 Dumb & Dumber (1994), premieres in Sweden
1995 Killer (1994), premieres in UK
1995 Kiss of Death (1995), premieres in UK
1995 Man of the House (1995), premieres in UK
1995 Neak Sre (1993), premieres in UK
1995 Party Girl (1995), premieres in USA
1995 Smoke (1995), premieres in USA
1995 Wigstock The Movie (1994), premieres in USA
1996 Linux kernel 2.0 released.
1996 Linux kernel 2.0 released.
1996 Linux kernel 2.0 released.
1996 Linux kernel 2.0 released.
1996 Linux kernel 2.0 released.
1996 66th French Mens Tennis: Yevgeny Kafelnikov beats M Stich (76, 75, 76)
1996 Michelle McGann wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
1996 Sunday League game Kent 6-314 overhaul Leicestershire's 4-311
1997 British lease on New Territories in Hong Kong expires
1997 Detroit Tigers bat out of order against Oakland A's in 1st inning

That's All....

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