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Sunday, July 1, 2018.



Birthdays


"Wolfman Jack", a howling success in radio
"Wolfman Jack", a howling success in radio
1381 Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint
1506 Louis II, king of Hungary/Bohemia (1516-26)
1511 Hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen de Jonghe], medical/historian/humanist
1534 Frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88)
1560 Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay/duke of Aarschot
1586 Claudio Saracini, composer
1646 Gottfried W Leibnitz, mathematician-philosopher
1646 Gottfried W Leibnitz, mathematician-philosopher
1646 G W Leibniz, German mathematician/philosopher; postulated monads
1663 Franz Xaver Murschhauser, composer
1688 Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer
1723 Pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/historian/literary
1735 James Lyon, composer
1742 Georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer (types of Lichtenberg)
1764 Georg Christoph Grosheim, composer
1784 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach, dies at 74
1788 J.V. Poncelet --1867
1788 J.V. Poncelet --1867
1788 J.V. Poncelet --1867
1788 J.V. Poncelet --1867
1788 Jean-Victor Poncelet, mathematician, founded projective geometry
1788 J.V. Poncelet --1867
1802 Gideon Welles, Secy Navy (Union), died in 1878
1804 George Sand, French Romantic novelist (Valentine, Le Figaro).
1804 George Sand, French Romantic novelist (Valentine, Le Figaro).
1804 George Sand, France, (female) novelist (Valentine, Le Figaro)
1807 Thomas Green Clemson, mining engineer, endowed Clemson University
1810 Walter White, secretary (NAACP)
1812 Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dutch genealogist/heraldicus
1813 Pavel Annenkov, Russian lit historian (Zametsjatelnoje desjatileti)
1818 Ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist
1833 Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, Bvt Major General (Union Army)
1840 Robert S Ball, Irish mathematician/astronomer
1844 Verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika)
1853 Cecil John Rhodes, South African politician, diamond merchant.
1853 Cecil John Rhodes, South African politician, diamond merchant.
1857 Roger Connor, 1st baseman (NY Giants)
1861 Samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War)
1872 Louis Blriot, 1st man to fly an airplane across English Channel
1874 Michel H Campen, author/critic (Bikoerim)
1879 Lon Jouhaux, France, socialist/co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951)
1881 Piet[er] L Kramer, architect (Amsterdam School)
1887 Charles D Brown, Iowa, actor (Barefoot Boy, Disbarred, Night Editor)
1892 James M Cain, Minneapolis Mn, novelist (Postman Always Rings Twice)
1892 Jean Lurat, French painter/carpet designer
1893 Walter Francis White, Atlanta Georgia
1896 Pavel G Antokolski, Russian poet/director (Syn) [NS]
1898 Andr-Marie Charue, bishop of Namen Belgium
1899 Cavan O'Connor, singer
1899 Charles Laughton, England, actor (Mutiny on Bounty, Spartacus)
1899 Henry "Indiana" Jones Jr, fictional character "Indiana Jones"
1899 Konstantijn Tsatsos, president Greece
1901 Irna Phillips, Chicago, created 6 soap operas (Guiding Light)
1901 Sylvia Mary Paget Chancellor, philanthropist
1902 Billy Wyler, director (Ben Hur, Mrs Miniver)
1902 Jos Luis Sert, Spanish/US architect
1903 Amy Johnson, British pilot
1903 Beatrix Lehmann, England, actress (Candles at Nine, Staircase)
1904 Mary Calderone, physician/founder (planned parenthood)
1906 Edward Lansing Gordon Jr, Jackson Miss, long jumper (Olympic-gold-32)
1906 Frank Parker, NYC, actor (Shawn-Days of our Life)
1907 Bill Stern, Rochester NY, sportscaster (Saturday Night Fights)
1908 Estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics)
1908 Paul Hardy, Belgian writer (Best of Painted Furniture)
1908 Peter Anders, German opera singer
1909 Juan Carlos Onetti, novelist
1909 Madge Evans, Manhattan NYC, TV panelist (Masquerade Party)
1911 Alvino Rey, Cleve Ohio, orch leader (King Family)
1912 Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal/president/premier
1912 David Brower, environmentalist/president (Sierra Club)
1912 Roy McKelvie, soldier/sports writer
1913 Jo Sinclair, writer
1914 Cristyl Cranz, Germany, slalom (Olympic-gold-1936)
1914 Earle Warren, alto sax player
1914 Magda Gabor, Budapest Hungary, actress (People vs Zsa Zsa Gabor)
1915 Jean Stafford, US writer (Boston Adventure, Lion & Carpenter)
1915 Viscount Leverhulm, English large landowner (Unilever)
1915 Willie Dixon, Vicksburg Miss, bassist (Walkin' the Blues)
1916 Olivia DeHaviland, actress, in Tokyo, (Robin Hood)
1916 Olivia DeHaviland, actress, in Tokyo, (Robin Hood)
1916 Olivia de Havilland, Tokyo Japan, actress (Adventures of Robin Hood)
1919 Hans Bender, German poet
1921 Seretse Khama, 1st premier/president of Botswana (Bechuanaland)
1922 Jean-Pierre Rampal, [Louis], Marseilles France, flutist
1923 Constance Ford, actress (Ada Hobson-Another World)
1925 Farley Granger, San Jose CA, actor (Arnold, Rope, Deathmask)
1926 Franclaois-Regis Bastide, writer/broadcaster
1926 Hans Werner Henze, Gttersloh Germany, composer (Das Floss Medusa)
1927 Hans Eklund, composer
1927 Ruben Gomez, baseball player
1928 Constance Ford, US actress (Cabinet of Calgary, Ada-Another World)
1928 Volker Wangenheim, composer
1929 Gerald M Edelman, US biochemist (Nobel 1972)
1930 Andreas JAI Bruggeman, Dutch mayor (Schipluiden/Leiderdorp)
1930 Imelda Marcos, former 1st lady (Philipines)/shoe collector
1931 Leslie Caron
1931 Leslie Caron
1931 Leslie Caron
1931 Leslie Caron
1931 Leslie Caron
1931 Leslie Caron, Boulogne-Biliancourt France, actr (Lili, Father Goose)
1931 Tab Hunter, actor (Tab Hunter Show, Lust in the Dust)
1932 Bobby Day, [Robert Byrd], Fort Worth Tx, rock vocalist (Rockin' Robin)
1933 Frank Baumann, baseball player
1933 Peter Walwyn, British race horse trainer
1934 Jamie Farr
1934 Jean Marsh
1934 Jamie Farr
1934 Jean Marsh
1934 Jamie Farr
1934 Jean Marsh
1934 Jamie Farr
1934 Jean Marsh
1934 Jamie Farr
1934 Jean Marsh
1934 Claude Berri, Paris France, director (Le Sex Shop, L'Homme Bless)
1934 Jamie Farr, Toledo Oh, actor (Klinger-M*A*S*H, AfterMASH)
1934 Jean Marsh, London England, actress (Dark Places, Eagle has Landed)
1934 Sydney Pollack, Lafayette, director (Tootsie, Presumed Innocent)
1935 James Cotton, blues vocalist
1935 Seiji Ozawa, [Fentian Shenyan], Manchuria, orchestra conductor
1937 Ebrahim I Ebrahim, South African ANCer/Umkhonto we Sizwe-leader
1938 Chester Watson, West Indian cricket fast bowler (early 60s)
1938 Don Pavletich, baseball player
1939 Charles Hatcher, (Rep-D-GA, 1981- )
1939 Delaney Bramlett, Okla, rocker (Shindogs, Delaney & Bonnie)
1940 Jack Acker, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
1940 Kenneth Clarke, British minister
1941 Twyla Tharp, choreographer
1941 Twyla Tharp, choreographer
1941 John Gould, British composer/musical comic
1941 Rod Gilbert, Canada, NHL wing (NY Rangers)
1941 Sally Quinn, Georgia, CBS newscaster (Morning Show)
1941 Twyla Tharp, Portland Ind, choreographer (Twyla Tharp Dance Troupe)
1942 Genevieve Bujold
1942 Karen Black
1942 Genevieve Bujold
1942 Karen Black
1942 Genevieve Bujold
1942 Karen Black
1942 Genevieve Bujold
1942 Karen Black
1942 Genevieve Bujold
1942 Karen Black
1942 Genevieve Bujold, Montral, actress (King of Hearts, Choose Me, Coma)
1942 Karen Black, [Ziegler], Park Ridge Ill, (5 Easy Pieces, Pyx)
1942 William Carney, (Rep-R-NY, 1979-86)
1945 Deborah Harry
1945 Deborah Harry
1945 Deborah Harry
1945 Deborah Harry
1945 Deborah Harry
1945 Deborah Harry, Miami Fla, singer (Blondie-Heart of Glass)
1946 June Montiero, US, vocalist (Toys-A Lover's Concerto)
1946 Ron Silver, NYC, actor (Gary-Rhoda, Entity, Silkwood, Best Friends)
1947 Marc Benno, rocker
1949 Andrew Scott, rocker (Sweet)
1951 Daryl Anderson, Seattle, actor (Animal-Lou Grant)
1951 Fred Schneider, Newark Ga, vocalist/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster)
1951 Trevor Eve, Wales, actor (Shadow Chasers)
1952 Dan Aykroyd
1952 Dan Aykroyd
1952 Dan Aykroyd
1952 Dan Aykroyd
1952 Dan Aykroyd
1952 Dan Aykroyd, Ottawa Canada, comedian/actor (SNL, Dragnet)
1953 Henry Percy, 11th duke of Northumberland, godchild of Elizabeth II
1954 Michael Daniel Reid, Bainbridge MD, PGA golfer (1987 Seiko Tucson)
1955 Keith Whitley, Sandy Hook Ky, country singer (Don't Close Your Eyes)
1956 Adrian Wright, rocker (Human League-Only Human)
1956 Bill Caudill, baseball player
1956 Lorna Patterson, Whittier Calif, actress (Airplane, Pvt Benjamin)
1958 Nancy Lieberman Cline, Bkln, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury) (Oly-S-76)
1959 Anne Smith, Dallas TX, tennis star
1960 Alan Ruck, Cleve Oh, actor (Stuart-Spin City)
1960 Evelyn "Champagne" King, Bronx NY, disco singer (Shame, I'm in Love)
1960 Lynn Jennings, Princeton NJ, 5k runner
1960 Mike Fitzgerald, baseball player
1961 Carl Lewis
1961 Princess Diana
1961 Carl Lewis
1961 Princess Diana
1961 Carl Lewis
1961 Princess Diana
1961 Carl Lewis
1961 Princess Diana
1961 Carl Lewis
1961 Princess Diana
1961 Diana Frances Spencer, Sandringham England, Princess of Wales (-97)
1961 [Frederick] Carl[eton] Lewis, Birmingham, track (Oly-9 gold-84-96)
1961 Kalpana Chawla, Karnal India, astronaut (STS 87)
1962 Andre Braugher, Chicago Ill, actor (Frank Pembleton-Homicide)
1963 Edward Tsang Lu, Springfield Mass, astronaut (STS 84)
1963 Roddy Bottum, LA Calif, rock keyboardist (Faith No More-Real Thing)
1964 Mike Twardoski, baseball player
1964 Poi Burton, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
1964 Theresa Lynn, Louisville KY, actress (Orgasm Girl-Private Parts)
1965 Luc Rochefort, Trois-Rivieres Que, golfer (1991 Low Amateur Quebec)
1966 Eric Ball, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
1966 Larisa Savchenko, Neiland Latvia, tennis star
1966 Patrick McEnroe, Manhasset NY, tennis star
1966 Shawn Burr, Sarnia, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1966 Simon Arkell, Australian pole vaulter (Olympics-17th-92, 96)
1967 Pamela Anderson
1967 Pamela Anderson
1967 Pamela Anderson
1967 Pamela Anderson
1967 Pamela Anderson
1967 Dave Richardson, CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1967 Mike Eastwood, Ottawa, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
1967 Pamela Anderson Lee, Ladysmith BC, playmate (Feb 90/Home Improvement)
1967 Tony Bennett, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
1968 Charles Wilson, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)
1968 Roshumba Williams, Chicago Ill, model (Bride)
1969 Gary Brown, NFL running back (Houston Oilers)
1969 Graham Lloyd, cricketer (son of David, Lancashire batsman, Eng ODI 96)
1970 Kevin O'Brien, WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons)
1970 Nicky Goetze, Milwaukee Wisc, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 NCAA Acad)
1970 Van Malone, NFL safety (Detroit Lions)
1971 Darick Holmes, NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)
1971 Oleg Antonenko, hockey forward (Team Belarus, Olympics-1998)
1971 Wanda Gonzalez, Miss Connecticut USA (1996)
1972 Corey Hirsch, Medicine Hat, NHL goalie (Vancouver Canucks)
1972 Darrick Bledose, WLAF cornerback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1973 Malina Milson, Australian softball 1st baseman (Olympics-bronze-96)
1974 Michele Krasnoo, Culver City Calif, actress (Kickboxer IV)
1975 Liv Tyler, NYC, daughter of Todd Rundgren/actress (Stealing Beauty)
1976 Patrick Stephan Kluivert, Surinam/Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
1977 Liv Tyler
1977 Liv Tyler
1977 Liv Tyler
1977 Liv Tyler
1977 Liv Tyler
1977 Misty Marriah Esplin, Preston Idaho, Miss America-Idaho (1997)
1978 Eisa Istok, Miss Illinois Teen USA (1996)
1978 Jacqie Turner, west Covina Calif, figure skater, 1997 SW Pacific-2nd
1978 Vicki Renee Hughes, Miss New Mexico Teen USA (1997)
1992 Bryant Jones, Camarillo Ca, actor (Nate Hastings-Young & Restless)

Events


Dominion Day -- Canada
Dominion Day -- Canada
69 Bataafs nobleman Gaius Julius Civilis proclaimed emperor of Syria
70 Titus sets up batterig rams to assault the walls of Jerusalem
649 Pope Martinus I elected to succeed Theodore I
1097 1st Crusaders defeat Sultan Kilidj Arslan of Nicea
1200 In China, sunglasses are invented
1233 Earl Otto II van Gelre grants Arnhem state justice
1252 King Alfonso X "el Sabio" of Castili/Len crowned
1253 Battle at Westkapelle-Floris the Guardian beats Gwijde van Dampierre
1347 Engagement of Count Louis of Male to Margaretha to daughter of Jan III
1390 French & Genuese armada sails out against barbarian pirates
1517 1st burning of Protestants at stake in Netherlands
1517 Inquisitor Adrian Boeyens (pope Adrianus VI) becomes cardinal
1535 Sir Thomas More went on trial in England charged with treason
1535 Sir Thomas More went on trial in England charged with treason
1535 Sir Thomas More goes on trial in England charged with treason
1543 England & Scotland sign Peace treaty of Greenwich
1569 Latvia Parliament accept Union of Lublin, incorporate into Poland
1600 Prince Maurits' army occupies Newport Flanders Neth
1656 1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested)
1674 Spain, France & Netherlands form Triple Alliance
1689 Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan
1690 Battle of Colors: French beats Spanish/Dutch army
1690 Army of England's Protestant King William III defeats Roman Catholic King James II in Battle of Boyne in Ireland
1745 Warship Elisabeth joins Bonnie Prince Charlies frigate Doutelle [OS]
1747 Battle at Lafeld: France beat English/Dutch army
1776 1st vote on Declaration of Independence
1795 John Rutledge becomes 2nd chief justice of Supreme Court
1798 Napoleon's fleet reaches Alexandria Egypt
1810 Louis Napoleon resigns as king of the Netherlands
1816 Fr frigate Medusa wrecked; basis of Gricault's "Raft of the Medusa"
1820 1st edition of newspaper "Courrier de la Meuse" published"
1823 9th Postmaster General: John McLean of Ohio takes office
1823 United Provinces of Central America gain independence from Mexico
1831 Admiral James C Ross reaches magnetic North Pole
1839 Abdl-Medjid succeeds Mahmud II as Sultan of Turkey
1847 1st adhesive US postage stamps go on sale
1847 1st adhesive US postage stamps go on sale
1847 1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5 Franklin & 10 Washington, NYC
1850 At least 626 ships lying at anchor around San Francisco Bay.
1850 At least 626 ships lying at anchor around San Francisco Bay.
1850 At least 626 ships lie at anchor around SF Bay
1858 1st Canadian coins minted (1, 5, 10 & 20)
1859 1st intercollegiate baseball game, Amherst beats Williams 66-32
1859 Balloon covers a record 809 miles over St Louis
1861 1st public schoolhouse opens at Washington & Mason St, SF
1861 War Dept decrees the KA & TN are to be canvassed for volunteers
1862 Battle at Booneville Mississippi: Confed superior power driven out
1862 Battle of Malvern Hill, VA (Harrison's Landing, Crew's Farm)
1862 Congress outlaws polygamy (1st time); bad news for Utah
1862 Day 7 of 7 Days-Battle of Malvern Hill (Poindexter's Farm) Day 7 of Seven Days US15,249 CS17,583
1862 Emperor Alexander II grants Jews right to publish books
1862 Lincoln appoints Isaac Newton sec of agriculture-no kidding!
1862 Battle of Holly Spring, MS
1862 Internal Revenue Law imposes 1st federal taxes on inheritance, tobacco & on incomes over $600 (progressive rate)
1863 Battle of Gettysburg, PA - Lee's northward advance halted.
1863 Battle of Gettysburg, PA - Lee's northward advance halted.
1863 -2] Battle at Baltimore: Crump's Crossroads Virginia
1863 Battle of Gettysburg, Pa; Lee's northward advance halted
1863 Free city delivery of mail begins in 49 US cities; postage 3/ oz
1863 Slavery abolished in Suriname & Netherlands Antilles
1864 Battle of Petersburg, VA [->JUL 31] -front US3695 CS---
1867 Dominion of Canada formed.
1867 Dominion of Canada formed.
1867 Dominion of Canada forms (New Bruns, Nova Scotia, Ontario & Qubec)
1869 Dutch newspaper stamp tax repealed
1869 US mint at Carson City, Nevada opens
1870 James W Smith of SC is 1st black to enter West Point
1871 The decimal currency system is made uniform in Canada
1873 Prince Edward Island becomes 7th Canadian province.
1873 Prince Edward Island becomes 7th Canadian province.
1873 Henry Flipper of Ga is 2nd black to enter West Point
1873 Prince Edward Island becomes 7th Canadian province
1874 1st Chamber accept law against child labor
1874 1st US kidnapping for ransom, 4-year-old Charles Ross, $20,000
1874 1st US zoo opens (Philadelphia)
1875 Universal Postal Union established
1877 1st edition of "Amsterdammer" published
1878 Treaty of Berlin divide Africa up for colonization
1879 Ex-khedive Ismael Pasha sails from Alexandria to Naples
1881 1st international telephone conversation, Calais, ME-St Stephen, NB
1881 US Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri opens
1883 ANWB forms in Utrecht
1889 Frederick Douglass named Minister to Haiti
1889 US mint at Carson City, Nevada reopens
1890 Great-Britain & Germany sign Zanzibar-Helgoland Treaty
1893 SF Bay City Club opens 1st US bicycle race track, made of wood
1896 Harbor of Ymuiden opens
1896 Wilfrid Laurel sworn in as 1st French speaking premier
1897 Bronx acquires Hutton Square
1898 Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders charge up San Juan Hill.
1898 Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders charge up San Juan Hill.
1898 Teddy Roosevelt & his Rough Riders charge up San Juan Hill
1899 SF City Hall turned over to city, after 29 years of building
1899 SF City Hall turned over to city, after 29 years of building
1899 Gideon Society established to place bibles in hotels
1899 SF City Hall turned over to city, after 29 years of building
1902 Ranji (230) & Newham (153) add 344 for 7th wkt, Sussex v Essex
1902 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax" (BG)
1903 1st Tour de France bicycle race begins
1904 3rd modern Olympic games opens in St Louis
1907 World's 1st air force established (US Army)
1910 Chicago's Comiskey Park opens - St Louis Browns beat White Sox 2-0
1910 Union of South Africa becomes a dominion
1910 White Sox Park (Comiskey Park) opens with 2-0 loss to Browns
1911 German boat Panther nears for Agadir Morocco
1911 Proclamation removes "Dei Gratia" from Canada's coins
1913 Serbia & Greece declare war on Bulgaria
1915 Australia begins Commonwealth Lighthouse Service
1915 Australian Survey Corps becomes part of Military Forces
1916 Battle on the Somme: British 4th Army walks to German lines
1916 British court martial (Easter uprising)
1916 Coca-Cola brings current coke formula to the market
1916 Dwight Eisenhower marries Mary `Mamie' Geneva Doud in Denver Colo
1916 Honus Wagner, 42, is oldest to hit an inside-the-park HR
1917 257cm-mirror for Mount Wilson Observatory mounted
1917 Race riots in East St Louis Illinois (40 to 200 reported killed)
1917 Reds Fred Toney pitches completes doubleheader victories over Pirates
1917 Robins (Dodgers) play their 1st Sunday game in Brooklyn
1919 First Class Postage DROPS to 2 cents from 3 cents.
1919 First Class Postage DROPS to 2 cents from 3 cents.
1919 1st class postage drops from 3 to 2
1919 Scheveningen soccer team forms in Scheveningen
1920 Wash Senator Walter Johnson no-hits Boston Red Sox, 1-0
1923 1st permanent radio network-AT&T (WEAF NY & WMAF Mass)
1924 Light Brigade forms
1924 Through regular transcontinental airmail service forms, NYC-SF
1925 NY Giant Hack Wilson hits 2 HRs in 3rd inning beating Phillies, 16-7
1925 SDAP wins 4 chairs in Second-Parliamentary election
1925 Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs created in UK
1926 Canada restores gold standard
1929 US Immigration law of 1924 in effect
1929 US cartoonist Elzie Segar creates "Popeye"
1930 Great-Britain signs accord for Independence of Iraq
1931 Cleveland Municipal Stadium is completed
1931 Ice vending machines introduced in LA 25 lbs, 15
1931 Phillies Chuck Klein hits for cycle vs Chicago Cubs
1931 Trans African Railway in use (Benguela, Angola-Jadotville, Congo)
1932 45th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (63 61)
1932 NY Gov FDR nominated for president at Dem Convention in Chicago
1932 NY newspaper Evening Standard goes bankrupt
1933 German nazi regime decides married women shouldn't work
1933 Strauss & von Hofmannsthal's opera "Arabella," premieres in Dresden
1934 1st x-ray photo of entire body, Rochester, NY
1935 General Neth Persbureau (ANP) forms in Amsterdam
1936 AVRO radio broadcast studios in Hilversum opens
1936 Watchfulness Committee forms in Amsterdam
1937 Britian begins using an emergency phone number (999)
1937 Rev Martin Niemller (Bekennende Kirche) arrested in Germany
1937 Spanish bishops support Franco & fascists
1938 58th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Don Budge beats Henry Austin (61 60 63)
1940 Australia refuses entry to Dutch Jewish refugees
1941 1st TV licenses granted: W2XBS-WNBT (NBC) & WCBW (CBS), New York
1941 1st TV licenses granted: W2XBS-WNBT (NBC) & WCBW (CBS), New York
1941 1st coml TV licenses granted-W2XBS-WNBT (NBC) & WCBW (CBS), NYC
1941 Bulova Watch Co pays $9 for 1st ever network TV commercial
1941 Joe Dimaggio on way to 56, ties Willie Keeler's 44 game hit streak
1941 WCBW (now WCBS) TV channel 2 in NY, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
1941 WNBT TV (W2XBS, Now WNBC) channel 4 in NYC (NBC) begins broadcasting
1942 German troops conquer Sebastopol
1943 first automatic withholding tax from paychecks
1943 first automatic withholding tax from paychecks
1943 "Pay-as-you-go" - 1st withholding tax from paychecks
1944 Bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing world-wide financial systems (like the IMF and the World Bank).
1944 Bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing world-wide financial systems (like the IMF and the World Bank).
1944 2500+ killed in London/SE England by German flying bombs
1944 Bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing IMF & World Bank
1944 Earl Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to colonel
1944 General Eisenhower visits front in Normandy
1944 US headquarter moves to Colombires Normandy
1944 Von Rundstedt against Keitel: "Signs peace, idiots!"
1945 1st of the superstars returns from the WW II, Hank Greenberg homers
1945 55th Postmaster General: Robert E Hannegan of Mo takes office
1945 Allies troop land on Balikpapan
1946 Rajah cedes Sarawak to British crown
1946 US drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll (4th atomic explosion)
1947 192m long passenger ship Willem Ruys (Achille Lauro) launched
1947 Brit Dominion Affairs office becomes Commonwealth Relations office
1948 Bradman scores 128 Australia v Surrey, 141 mins, 15 fours
1948 Brooklyn's Roy Campanella debuts as catcher
1948 NYC subway fare goes to 10, bus fare to 7 & combo fare at 12
1949 63rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Ted Schroeder beat Drobny (36 60 63 46 64)
1949 Bao Dai's Republic of Vietnam gains independence from France
1949 WBRC TV channel 6 in Birmingham, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting
1949 WCCO TV channel 4 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (CBS) begins broadcasting
1950 "Lost in the Stars" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 281 perfs
1950 1st 407 US soldiers flown to South Korea
1950 NYC bus fare rises to 10 equal to subway fare, combo fare at 15
1950 WHBF TV channel 4 in Rock Island, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
1951 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
1951 Cleve Indian Bob Feller, 3rd no-hitter beats Det Tigers, 2-1
1953 KLAS TV channel 8 in Las Vegas, NV (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 KTVH (now KWCH) TV channel 12 in Hutchinson-Wichita, KS (CBS) begins
1954 Cards' Joe Cunningham hits 2 HRs for record 3 HRs in his 1st 2 days
1954 Test Cricket debut of Khalid Hassan, 16 yrs 352, then world record
1954 WDBO (now WCPX) TV channel 6 in Orlando, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 69th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Tony Trabert beats Kurt Nielsen (63 75 61)
1955 KOTA TV channel 3 in Rapid City, SD (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1956 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1956 Elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on Steve Allen Show
1956 Ibrahim Hashiroe succeeds Said el-Moefti as premier of Jordan
1957 International Geophysical Year begins (until Dec 31, 1958)
1957 WRLP TV channel 32 in Greenfield/Keene/Brat, MA (IND) 1st broadcast
1959 Heinrich Lbke elected pres of West-Germany
1959 Israeli Knesset agrees to weapon sales to West-Germany
1959 WVTV TV channel 18 in Milwaukee, WI (IND) begins broadcasting
1959 World Refugee Year begins
1960 Ghana becomes a republic.
1960 Italian Somalia gains independence, unites with Somali Republic.
1960 Ghana becomes a republic.
1960 Italian Somalia gains independence, unites with Somali Republic.
1960 Benjamin Britten's cantate "Carmen Baseliense," premieres in Basel
1960 British Somaliland becomes Somalia
1960 Fidel Castro nationalizes Esso, Shell & Texaco in Cuba
1960 Ghana becomes a republic
1960 Italian Somaliland gains independence, unites with Somali Republic
1960 No passports needed inside Benelux
1960 USSR shoots down US RB-47 reconnaissance plane
1961 16th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright
1961 Haleakala National Park forms in Hawaii
1961 KNDU TV channel 25 in Richland-Pasco-Kennew, WA (NBC) 1st broadcast
1962 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days).
1962 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days).
1962 Algeria votes for independence
1962 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)
1963 Beatles record "She Loves You" & "I'll Get You"
1963 Pres Kennedy arrives in Rome
1963 US postal service institutes (Zone Improvement Plan) zip code
1965 FC Twente '65 Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
1965 KUID TV channel 12 in Moscow, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting
1965 Kinderstraf trial starts
1966 Medicare goes into effect.
1966 Medicare goes into effect.
1966 80th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: M Santana beats D Ralston (64 11-9 64)
1966 Construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART
1966 Explorer 33 launched
1966 Medicare goes into effect
1966 VVV soccer team forms in Venlo
1967 "Funny Girl" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 1348 perfs
1967 1st British color TV broadcast, on BBC 2
1967 BBC starts their World Radio Club
1967 Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," goes #1 for 15 weeks
1968 US, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Trea
1968 US, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Trea
1968 Bob Gibson's streak of 47 2/3 inn scoreless streak ends on wild pitch
1968 Fortuna Sittard soccer team forms in Sittard
1968 John Lennon's 1st full art exhibition (You are Here)
1968 US, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
1968 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1969 Charles Philip Arthur George invested as the Prince of Wales
1969 Charles Philip Arthur George invested as the Prince of Wales
1969 Charles Philip Arthur George invested as Prince of Wales
1969 John & Yoko are hospitalized after a car crash
1969 Shelby Singleton buys Sun Records from Sam Phillips
1970 Denny McLain returns, (leaves trailiing) Tigers beat Yankees in 11
1970 FC Utrecht soccer team forms in Utrecht
1970 Jimi Hendrix 1st recording session (NYC)
1971 Golden Gate Bridge is paid off, so why is there still a toll?
1971 Golden Gate Bridge is paid off, so why is there still a toll?
1971 British & Argentina sign accord about Falkland Islands
1971 Golden Gate Bridge paid for (so why is there still a toll?)
1971 State of Washington becomes 1st state to ban sex discrimination
1972 "Follies" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 524 performances
1972 "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 1750 performances
1972 Ms. magazine begins publishing
1973 "Jesus Christ Superstar" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 711 perfs
1973 1st US-China basketball game, US collegiates beats Shanghai 96-61
1973 Mary Mills wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic
1974 1st Laura Ashley-store in US opens (SF)
1974 General Pinochet becomes president of Chile
1974 Isabel Pern succeeds husband Juan as pres of Argentina
1974 Monmouthshire renamed Gwent & becomes part of Wales
1975 Muhammad Ali beats Joe Bugner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1975 Ringo Starr & Maureen, divorce
1975 WEDway People Mover inaugurated
1976 Kenneth Gibson, is 1st black president of US Conference of Mayors
1977 84th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Virginia Wade beats B Stove (46 63 61)
1977 FC Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam Neth
1977 Marlies Ghr runs Europen record 100m (10.88 sec)
1978 "Act" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 233 performances
1978 Former Pres Nixon makes 1st public speech since resigning in 1974
1978 Northern Territory of Australia becomes self-governing
1979 Stampede Pass, Washington is covered with 6" of snow
1979 Vicki Fergon wins LPGA Lady Stroh's Golf Open
1980 Steve Overt runs world record 3:48.8 mile in Oslo
1981 Laurel Canyon Calif murders (4 die, 1 wounded)
1981 NEC soccer team forms in Nijmegen
1981 Nell Dunn's "Steaming," premieres in London
1981 Prince Willem Alexander opens Willems Bridge in Rotterdam
1981 Radio Shack 3rd release of Model III TRSDOS 1.3
1982 Kosmos 1383, 1st search and rescue satellite, launched.
1982 Kosmos 1383, 1st search and rescue satellite, launched.
1982 2,100 Unification church couples wed in NYC
1982 ABC national music radio network scheduled premiere (never happened)
1982 Cal Ripken's 1st game
1982 Challenger moves overland to Dryden
1982 General Reynaldo Bignone sworn in as president of Argentina
1982 Kosmos 1383, 1st search & rescue satellite, launched
1982 Over 2000 Unification Church couples marry at NY MSG
1982 PEC Swells '82 soccer team forms in Swells
1983 Arbitrator Raymond Goetz rules 43 players who are on Disabled List during 1981 players' strike not entitled to salaries for that period
1984 "Baby" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 241 performances
1984 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1984 Royals pitcher Paul Splittorff, retires
1987 Bork nominated to Supreme Court, rejected in Oct by senate
1987 NYC radio station WFAN-AM becomes 1st 24 hour all sports radio
1987 WHN-AM in NY City changes call letters to WFAN (now WEVD) replacing WHN's country music, WYNY-FM adopts country music format
1989 Hugh Hefner (Playboy editor) weds playmate Kimberly Conrad
1989 NFL owners vote unanimously to form WLAF
1989 Yanks beat Milwaukee Brewers 4-1, score is changed to 5-1 after game is over. Umpire rules Roberto Kelly scored before a double-play
1990 11th US Seniors Golf Open: Lee Trevino
1990 18th du Maurier Golf Classic: Cathy Johnston
1990 1st Zen winter session in Sydney Zen Center's Gorrick's Run Zendo
1990 Despite Andy Hawkins no-hitting White Sox, Yankees lose 4-0
1990 Dordrecht '90 soccer team forms in Dordrecht
1990 FC Swells soccer team forms in Swells
1990 German Democratic Republic accepts Deutsche Mark as its currency
1990 In Victoria, Australia, helmetless bike riding becomes illegal
1990 NY Yankee Andy Hawkins throws no-hitter in Comiskey Park, losing 4-0
1992 6.6 earthquake in Big Bear Valley of Los Angeles
1992 Ali Kafi becomes president of Algeria
1992 Fox broadcasting adds Wednesday night TV programming
1993 1 second is added to the clock
1993 Russian manned space craft TM-17, launches into orbit
1993 STS-57 (Endeavour) lands
1994 Fokker's-28 crashes at Tidjikja, Mauritania (94 killed)
1994 Roman Herzog sworn in as German president
1994 Soyuz TM-19 launches
1994 Yassar Arafat returns to Gaza strip
1995 "Kiss of the Spider Woman" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 906 perfs
1995 Kiersten Rickenbach, of NJ, crowned America's Junior Miss
1996 Kevan James scores 103 & takes 4 wkts in 4 balls, Hants v Ind
1996 NHL Winnipeg Jets officially become the Phoenix Coyotes
1996 Placido Domingo becomes art director of Washington Opera
1996 WBSI TV replaces WNYC on channel 31 in NYC
1997 Nevada Athletic Commission suspends Mike Tyson for biting Holyfield
1997 STS 94 (Columbia 23) launches into orbit
1997 UK returns Hong Kong to China

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