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Wednesday, July 11, 2018.



Birthdays


154 Bar Daisan, [Bardesanes], Syrian theologist
1274 Robert Bruce, King of Scotland (1306-29)
1540 Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg
1558 Robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon)
1657 Frederik I, King of Prussia (1701-13)
1662 Maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern
1694 Charles-Antoine Coypel, French carpet designer
1697 Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer/cartographer
1738 Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon/viceroy of Hungary/Netherlands
1754 Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare.
1754 Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare.
1754 Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare
1767 John Quincy Adams, 6th President (1825-1829)
1767 John Quincy Adams, 6th President (1825-1829)
1767 John Quincy Adams, Braintree (Quincy) Mass, 6th Pres (D) (1825-1829)
1810 Eugne L Simonis, Belgian sculptor
1811 Joseph Lanman, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1874
1816 French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect
1824 Adolphe-Abraham Samuel, composer
1825 Edward Henry Hobson, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1901
1826 Alexander Aphanashev, Russ story teller (Narodnye roesskie skazki)
1836 Carlos Gomez, composer
1837 Paul Lacombe, composer
1838 John Wanamaker, merchant (Wanamakers Dept Store)
1841 Danil de Lange, Dutch composer
1841 William Paul Roberts, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1910
1844 Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia
1851 Millie & Christine, NC, siamese twins
1857 Alfred Binet, French child psychologist
1857 Iacob Moresianu, composer
1860 Johannis J van Laar, Dutch chemist (thermodynamics)
1861 Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer
1861 George William Norris, (Rep/Sen-Neb) (Lame duck-amendement)
1862 Liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer
1866 R Beer-Hofmann, writer
1871 Stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Farmers' Party)
1876 Max Jacob, French writer (Concentration Camp, Le Sige de Jrusalem)
1882 Leonard Nelson, German philosopher (Democracy und Fhrerschaft)
1885 Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter
1888 Carl Schmitt, German nazi-lawyer (Verfassungslehre)
1888 Lyman Bryson, Valentine Nebr, educator (UN Casebook)
1889 Alfred E Green, Perris CA, director (Copacabana, Jolson Story)
1890 G. Albanese --1948
1890 G. Albanese --1948
1890 G. Albanese --1948
1890 G. Albanese --1948
1890 Arthur W Tedder of Glenguin, British air marshal (WW II)
1890 Georg Annenkov, Russian/French painter
1890 G. Albanese --1948
1892 Giorgio Federico Ghedini, composer
1892 Thomas Mitchell, NJ, academy award winning actor (Outlaw, Adventures)
1893 Jack Durston, cricketer (England fast bowler against Australia 1921)
1894 Walter Wanger, [Feuchtwanger], US producer (Stagecoach)
1897 Blind Lemon Jefferson, rocker
1898 Hendrik J Pos, Dutch philosopher/CEO (Committee of Watchfulness)
1898 Herman de Man, [Salomon H Hamburger], Dutch writer/Radio Orange
1899 E.B. White, writer (Charlotte's Web, The Elements of Style).
1899 Yasonari Kawabata, Japanese novelist (Thousand Cranes)
1899 E.B. White, writer (Charlotte's Web, The Elements of Style).
1899 Yasonari Kawabata, Japanese novelist (Thousand Cranes)
1899 E B White, writer (Charlotte's Web, Elements of Style)
1902 Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58)
1902 Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Dutch/US phycist
1906 Harry Von Zell, Indianapolis Ind, TV announcer (Burns & Allen)
1906 Herbert Wehner, German communist/anti-communist politician (SPD)
1910 Irene Hervey, LA Calif, actress (Aunt Meg-Honey West)
1910 John Francis Boyd, journalist
1913 Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, US, sci-fi author (Space Lords)
1914 Ahti Sonninen, composer
1915 Colin Purdie Kelly, US, 1st US air hero (during WW II)
1915 George Ivan Smith, diplomat
1915 Yul Brynner, Sakhalin Is Japan, actor (King & I, 10 Commandments)
1916 Gough Whitlam, (ALP) Australia, PM (1972-75)
1916 Howard Brubeck, composer
1920 Yul Brynner, actor (The King and I, The Ten Commandments).
1920 Yul Brynner, actor (The King and I, The Ten Commandments).
1922 Gene Evans, Hollbrook Az, actor (My Friend Flicka, Matt Helm, Alamo)
1924 Claus Bremer, writer
1925 Mattiwilda Dobbs, Atlanta, Ga, soprano
1925 Nicolai Gedda, Stockholm, Sweden, opera tenor (Opera Two to Six)
1926 Patrick Wymark, Cleethorpes England, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia)
1926 Ralph D Abernathy, US, president (SCLC)
1926 Rodolfo Arizaga, composer
1927 Herbert Blomstedt, Springfield Mass, conductor (Oslo Phil 1954-61)
1928 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Jonas & the Whale)
1928 Robert Washburn, composer
1929 Hermann Prey, Berlin Germany, baritone (Wolfram-Tannhaser)
1930 Gregory C Bell, Terre Haute Ind, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
1930 John Alabaster, cricketer (NZ most prolific leg-spinner with 49 wkts)
1931 Tab Hunter
1931 Tab Hunter
1931 Tab Hunter
1931 Tab Hunter
1931 Tab Hunter
1931 Hans Klein, politician
1931 Herman de Vries, Dutch sculptor
1931 Tab Hunter, actor (Damn Yankees, Lust in the Dust, Battle Cry)
1931 Thurston Harris, Indianapolis, vocalist (Little Bitty Pretty One)
1932 Alex Hassilev, rocker (Limeliters)
1932 Ron McAnally, horse trainer
1933 Olga Havlova, political activist
1934 Giorgio Armani
1934 Giorgio Armani
1934 Giorgio Armani
1934 Giorgio Armani
1934 Giorgio Armani
1934 Giorgio Armani, Milan Italy, fashion designer (American Gigolo)
1935 Earlene Dennis Brown, Latero Tx, shot putter (Olympic-bronze-1960)
1938 Terry Garthwaite, US guitarist/singer (Joy of Cooking)
1939 Larry Laoretti, Mahopac NJ, PGA golfer (US Seniors Open 1992)
1939 Seth Gaaikema, Dutch night club performer
1940 Rafael Martinez, horse trainer
1940 Terry Patchett, politician
1942 Marian Sarstdt, dancer/ballerina
1943 Susan Seaforth Hayes, SF, actress (Days of our Life, Young & Restless)
1944 Bill Boggs, Phila, TV host/producer (Midday, Morton Downey Jr Show)
1944 Peter de Savary, English financier/multi-millionaire
1945 Adrienne Barbeau, Sacramento Calif, actress (Maude)
1945 Robin Muyser, Dutch bassist (Les Baroques)
1946 Beverly Todd, Ohio, actress (Roots, Having Babies, Redd Foxx Show)
1946 Edward J Markey, (Rep-D-MA, 1976- )
1950 Bonnie Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-Jump, I'm So Excited)
1950 Jim Higgs, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1978-81)
1951 Bonnie Pointer, singer, The Pointer Sisters)
1951 Lawrence J Delucas, Syracuse NY, PhD/astronaut (STS 50)
1951 Sridharan Jeganathan, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka v NZ 1983)
1952 Stephen Lang, NYC, actor (Another You, Death of a Salesman)
1953 Leon Spinks
1953 Leon Spinks
1953 Leon Spinks
1953 Leon Spinks
1953 Leon Spinks
1953 Leon Spinks, US, heavyweight boxing champ (1978, Olympic-gold-1976)
1953 Peter Bergman, Guantanamo Bay Cuba, actor (Eat or Be Eaten)
1954 Benny Defranco, rocker (Defrnco Family)
1955 Sergey Babinov, USSR, ice hockey star (Olympic-gold-1972)
1956 Sela Ward, Meridian Miss, actress (Hilary-Emerald Point NAS, Sisters)
1957 Michael Rose, Kingston Jamaica, rocker (Black Uhuru-Brutal, Positive)
1957 Pete Murphy, rocker (Love Hysteria)
1957 Vince Williams, actor (Hamp-Guiding Light)
1958 Mark Lester
1958 Mark Lester
1958 Mark Lester
1958 Mark Lester
1958 Mark Lester
1958 Mark Lester, Oxford England, actor (Oliver, Prince & Pauper)
1958 Ray Dodds, rocker (Fairground Attraction-You Send Me)
1959 Suzzane Vega, singer, poet, minimalist
1959 Suzzane Vega, singer, poet, minimalist
1959 Suzzane Vega, singer, poet, minimalist
1959 Suzzane Vega, singer, poet, minimalist
1959 Suzzane Vega, singer, poet, minimalist
1959 Richie Sambora, guitarist (Bon Jovi-You Give Love a Bad Name)
1959 Suzanne Vega, rock vocalist (My Name is Luka, Tom's Diner)
1962 Dale Hellestrae, NFLer (Dallas Cowboys)
1963 Al MacInnis, Inverness NS, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, St Louis)
1964 Earl Jones, Inkster Mich, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1984)
1965 Lisa Rinna, Newport Beach Calif, actress (Billie-Days of Our Life)
1966 Butch Reid, horse trainer
1966 Debbe Dunning, Burbank CA, actress (Tool Time Girl-Home Improvement)
1966 Mel Appleby, rocker (Mel & Kim-Coming to America)
1966 Rod Strickland, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Wash Wizards)
1967 Andy Ashby, KC MO, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1967 Donne Wall, Potosi MO, pitcher (Houston Astros)
1968 Esera Tuaolo, NFL defensive tackle (Minn Vikings)
1970 Billy Ashley, Taylor MI, outfielder (LA Dodgers)
1970 Pubudu Dissanayake, Sri Lanka cricket wicket-keeper (1993)
1971 Brett Hauer, Edina Minn, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
1972 Jerrott Willard, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
1972 Joe Johnson, NFL defensive end (NO Saints)
1972 Ken Irvin, NFL cornerback (Buffalo Bills)
1973 Albert Guardado Jr, Redlands Calif, light flyweight boxer (Olymp-96)
1973 Christine Monge, SF Calif, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
1974 Andr Ooyer, soccer player (Ajax/FC Volendam)
1975 Dawn Piepenbrink, wildrose Wis, pairs skater (& Nick Castaneda)
1977 Brandy Gold, Northridge Calif, actress (Annie-Baby Makes 5)
1981 Mary Beth Arnold, Reno Nevada, gymnast (World-bronze-95)
1987 Matej Gaspar, Yugoslavia, 5,000,000,000th person (UN)

Events


National Holiday of the People's Republic of Outer Mongolia. (Celebrated mainly in Ulan Bator, yurt capital of Asia)
National Holiday of the People's Republic of Outer Mongolia. (Celebrated mainly in Ulan Bator, yurt capital of Asia)
1244 Chwarizneense Turken defeats Jerusalem
1302 Battle of Kortrijk Belgium (France vs Flanders)
1302 Guldensporen battle of Belgium
1347 Bohemia heir to the throne elected German anti-king Charles IV
1376 English "Good Parliament" meets
1423 Arnold van Egmont becomes duke of Gelre
1525 Trial against "heretic" John Pistorius at The Hague
1533 Pope Clement VII excommunicated England's King Henry VIII
1588 French king Henri III accept demands of Catholic League
1635 Armies of Savoye/Mantua/Parma occupy Milan
1673 Netherlands & Denmark signs defense treaty
1690 Battle of Drogheda Boyne (Willem III (Neth-Engl) beat Jacobus II (Ire)
1708 Battle at Oudenaarde: Great Alliance beats France
1740 Czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews
1740 Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne
1781 Thomas Hutchins designated Geographer of US
1789 US Marine Corps created by an act of Congress
1792 Prussia army moves into French territory
1798 US Marine Corps is created by an act of Congress
1798 US Marine Corps is created by an act of Congress
1798 US Marine Corps forms
1801 French astronomer Jean-Louis Pons discovers his 1st comet
1804 Burr and Hamilton duel. Burr won.
1804 Burr and Hamilton duel. Burr won.
1812 US invades Canada (Detroit frontier)
1818 Keats writes "In the Cottage Where Burns is Born," "Lines Written in the Highlands," & "Gadfly"
1848 Edmund Hickly gets 1st known 10 wicket innings (Kent v England)
1848 London's Waterloo Station opens
1859 Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" is published
1861 Battle of Laurel Mountain VA-Gen Morris forces retreat of rebels
1861 Battle of Rich Mountain, VA - Rosecrans forces rebels to surrender
1862 Lincoln appoints General Halleck general-in-chief
1863 Japanese battle cruiser shoots at Dutch warship Medusa, kills 4
1864 Confederate forces, led by Gen J Early, invade Washington DC
1864 Confederate forces, led by Gen J Early, invade Washington DC
1864 Battle of Fort Stevens, DC (Early's Raid, Tennallytown, MD)
1864 Confederate forces led by Gen J Early begin invasion of Wash DC
1882 British fleet bombs Alexandria
1888 118F (48C), Bennett, Colorado (state record)
1888 Pennsylvania's Monongehela River rises 32' after 24 hour rainfall
1889 Tijuana in Mexico becomes a city
1892 US Patent Office says J W Swan, rather than Thomas Edison, invented the electric light carbon for the incandescent lamp
1895 Auguste & Louis Lumire show film for scientists
1897 Solomon Andree leaves Spitsbergen by balloon towards North Pole
1900 Boer general De la Rey captures Scots Greys & Lincolns
1902 British premier Lord Salisbury resigns
1905 Black intellectuals & activists organize Niagara movement
1905 Niagara Movement founded by WEB Dubois
1914 Babe Ruth debuts as a pitcher for Boston Red Sox, he beats Cleve 4-3
1915 Germany cruiser Knigsberg sinks off Dar-es-Salam
1916 1st federal grant-in-aid for state roads enacted
1916 Congress passes Federal Aid Road Act
1919 Dutch 2nd chamber approves 8-hour day/No Sunday work
1921 Mongolia gains independence from China (National Day)
1923 Harry Frazee, sells Red Sox to Ohio businessmen for $1M
1924 Moslem-Hindu rebellion in Delhi
1925 Queen Wilhelmina names H Colijn head of govt
1930 Bradman scores 309 in a day vs England at Leeds, goes on to 334
1931 NY Giants beat Phillies 23-8
1934 FDR became 1st pres to travel through Panama Canal
1936 Triborough Bridge linking Manhattan, Bronx & Queens opens
1939 7th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, New York NY Yankee/AL maanager Joe McCarthy starts 6 Yankees
1940 British & German dogfight above Lyme Bay
1941 German troops attack Dnjepr
1943 7th day of battle at Kursk
1943 Counter attack by Hermann Goering Armour division in Sicily
1943 US 45th Division occupies airport Comiso Sicily
1943 US 82nd Airborne division shot at, by "friendly fire" in Sicily
1944 12th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
1944 FDR says he would run for a 4th term
1946 Kingman Douglass, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1948 1st air bombing of Jerusalem
1950 17th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 in 14 at Comiskey Park, Chic Ted Williams breaks his elbow; 1st extra inning All Star Game
1952 Gen Eisenhower nominated as Republican presidential candidate
1954 1st White Citizens Council organizes in Indianola, Miss
1955 USAF Academy dedicated at Lowry AFB in Colorado
1955 USAF Academy dedicated at Lowry AFB in Colorado
1955 Congress authorizes all US currency to say "In God We Trust"
1955 New USAF Academy dedicated at Lowry AFB in Colo with 300 cadets
1960 28th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, KC
1960 Czechoslovakia adopts Constitution
1960 Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Upper Volta & Niger declare independence
1960 Mose Tsjombe declares Congolese county Katanga independence
1961 30th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 in 10 at Candlestick Pk, SF
1961 Gene Kiniski beats Verne Gagne in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ
1962 Cosmonaut Micolaev set longevity space flight record-4 days
1962 1st transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I).
1962 Cosmonaut Micolaev set longevity space flight record-4 days
1962 1st transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I).
1962 1st transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I)
1962 Brothers Hank & Tommie Aaron homer in same inning
1962 Cosmonaut Micolaev set then record longest space flight - 4 days
1962 Fred Baldasare is 1st to swim English Channel underwater (scuba)
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 South-African ANC Walter Sisulu/Andrew Mlangeni/Govan Mbeki arrested
1965 Israeli Mapai-party nominates David Ben-Gurion
1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Midwest Golf Open
1967 38th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-1 in 15 at Anaheim Stadium, CA
1967 All star MVP: Tony Perez (Cin Reds)
1967 Kenny Rogers forms 1st Edition
1968 Earl Weaver replaces Hank Bauer as manager of Orioles
1968 Start of Colin Cowdrey's 100th Test, 1st person to do so
1969 David Bowie releases "Space Oddity"
1969 Rolling Stones release "Honky Tonk Woman"
1971 Chilean parliament nationalizes US copper mines
1971 Jane Blalock wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic
1971 Phillies Deron Johnson 3 HRs caps his 4 in a row
1973 Brazilian Boeing 707 crashes near Paris, 122 killed
1974 House Judiciary Committee releases evidence on Watergate inquiry
1974 World Football League plays 1st games
1975 Chinese archeologists discover a 3-acre burial site with 6,000 clay statues of warriors dating as early as 221 BC
1976 1st US football club in Austria forms (FAAFC-1st Austrian American)
1976 31st US Women's Open Golf Championship won by JoAnne Carner
1976 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1976 In pre-game promo at Atlanta County Stadium, 34 couples wed at home plate followed by Championship Wrestling "Headlocks & Wedlocks"
1977 Medal of Freedom awarded posthumously to Martin Luther King
1977 Medal of Freedom awarded posthumously to Martin Luther King
1977 Medal of Freedom awarded posthumously to Rev Martin Luther King Jr
1978 49th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at San Diego Stadium
1978 All star MVP: Steve Garvey (LA Dodgers)
1978 Auto with liquid gas crashes & explodes in Spain, 160 killed
1979 US Skylab enters atmosphere over Australia & disintegrates.
1979 US Skylab enters atmosphere over Australia & disintegrates.
1979 US Skylab enters atmosphere over Australia & disintegrates
1980 American hostage Richard I Queen freed by Iran
1981 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1981 Neva Rockefeller is 1st woman ordered to pay her husband alimony
1981 Sebastian Coe of UK sets record for 1K (2:12.18)
1982 "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 5 perfs
1982 3rd US Seniors Golf Open: Miller Barber
1982 Hollis Stacy wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
1982 Italy beats West Germany 3-1 for soccer's 12th World Cup in Madrid
1983 Lorraine Elizabeth Downes, 19, of NZ, crowned 32nd Miss Universe
1984 55th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Candlestick Park, SF
1984 All star MVP: Gary Carter (Mont Expos)
1984 England's MusicBox begins satellite transmission to Europe
1984 Govt orders air bags or seat belts would be required in cars by 1989
1984 Lucas Mangope re-elected president of Bophuthatswana
1985 Astros' Nolan Ryan, 1st to strike out 4000 (Mets' Danny Heep)
1985 Refurbished Columbia moves overland from Palmdale to Dryden
1985 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1986 Mary Beth Whitehead christens her surrogate "Baby M", Sara.
1986 Mary Beth Whitehead christens her surrogate "Baby M", Sara.
1986 Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway runs 10,000 m in world record 30:13.74
1986 Maricica Puica of Romania runs 2,000 m in 5:28.69 (record for women)
1986 Mary Beth Whitehead christens surrogate Baby M, Sara
1987 Heart's "Alone," single goes #1 for 3 weeks
1987 Orioles Cal Ripkin becomes 1st to manage 2 sons, as Billy joins Cal
1988 Mike Tyson hires Donald Trump as an advisor
1989 60th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim All star MVP: Bo Jackson (KC Royals)
1989 President Ronald Reagan sportscasts All Star Game
1990 NYC police arrest "Dartman" (stabbed over 50 women with darts)
1991 Calumet Farm, home to 8 Kentucky Derby winners, files bankruptcy
1991 Nigerian DC-8 crashes near Djeddah, 261 die
1991 Total solar eclipse is seen in Hawaii
1992 Pres candidate Ross Perot at NAACP speech calls them "you people"
1993 14th US Seniors Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus
1993 Nancy Lopez wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic
1994 Suriname guilder devalued: N1 = S105
1995 66th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 at Ballpark at Arlington Tx
1995 All star MVP: Jeff Conine (Fla Marlins)
1999 20th US Seniors Golf Open: at Des Moines GC, W Des Moines, Iowa

That's All....

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