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Thursday, July 12, 2018.



Birthdays


100 B.C. Julius Csar. (Gallic Commentaries) "Veni, Vidi, Vici."
100 B.C. Julius Csar. (Gallic Commentaries) "Veni, Vidi, Vici."
1644 Arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar/literature (David's holy saint graduals)
1675 Evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer
1730 Josiah Wedgewood, English pottery designer, manufacturer.
1730 Josiah Wedgewood, English pottery designer, manufacturer.
1730 Josiah Wedgwood, England, pottery designer/manufacturer (Wedgwood)
1757 Christian Danner, composer
1794 Heinrich Christian Pander, Russian zoologist
1801 John Hill Hewitt, composer
1802 Charles-Louis Hanssens, composer
1807 Silas Casey, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1882
1817 Henry David Thoreau, always had Ralph Waldo Emerson around to bail him out of trouble.
1817 Henry David Thoreau, always had Ralph Waldo Emerson around to bail him out of trouble.
1817 Henry David Thoreau, Concord Mass, naturalist/pacifist (Walden Pond)
1821 Cesare Dominiceti, composer
1821 Daniel Harvey Hill, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1889
1840 Abraham Goldfaden, Eastern European Yiddish dramatist
1849 William Osler, Canada, physician/author (circulatory system)
1854 George Eastman, Waterville NY, inventor (Kodak camera)
1861 George Washington Carver
1861 George Washington Carver
1861 George Washington Carver
1861 George Washington Carver
1861 George Washington Carver
1861 Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer
1864 George Washington Carver, botanist (studied the peanut) [or Jan 10]
1868 Stefan George, Germany, lyric poet (Algabal)
1872 Emil Hcha, lawyer/president (Czechoslovakia)
1881 Ludwig Rubiner, writer [or June 12]
1884 Amedeo Modigliani, Italy, painter/sculptor (Reclining Nude)
1884 Joseph Crehan, Baltimore MD, actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight)
1885 George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, composer
1886 Jean Hersholt, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Men in White, Aryan)
1888 Tojohiko Kagawa, Japan, Christian-social reformer (Grain of Wheat)
1895 Oscar Hammerstein II, lyricist who worked with Richard Rodgers
1895 R. Buckminster Fuller, inventor of the geodesic dome
1895 Oscar Hammerstein II, lyricist who worked with Richard Rodgers
1895 R. Buckminster Fuller, inventor of the geodesic dome
1895 Kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner)
1895 Oscar Hammerstein II, NYC, lyricist who worked with Richard Rodgers
1895 R Buckminster Fuller, architect/inventor (geodesic dome)
1900 Fjodor Godunov-Tcherdynchev, Russian poet (Life of Tchernyshevsky)
1901 Robert Allenby, Melbourne VIC, Australasia golfer
1902 Gnther Anders, writer
1904 Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet (Residence on Earth) (Nobel 1971).
1904 Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet (Residence on Earth) (Nobel 1971).
1904 Pablo Neruda, Chile, poet (Residence on Earth-Nobel 1971)
1905 John C F, son of English King George V
1908 Milton Berle, "Uncle Miltie"
1908 Milton Berle, "Uncle Miltie"
1908 Alain Cuny, actor (Detective, Weite Land, Emmanuelle)
1908 Ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician
1908 Johan Franco, composer
1908 Milton Berle, Harlem NYC, comedian (Uncle Miltie, Mr Television)
1909 2nd viscount Camrose, British Conserv Lower house leader (1941-45)
1909 Joey Faye, NYC, comedian (Joey Faye's Follies)
1909 Souphanouvong, [Red Prince], president of Laos (1975-87)
1911 Johanna Moosdorf, writer
1912 Broderick Vernon Chinnery-Haldane, photographer
1915 Michael Fenton Haddon, mining engineer
1917 Andrew Wyeth
1917 Andrew Wyeth
1917 Andrew Wyeth
1917 Andrew Wyeth
1917 Andrew Wyeth
1917 Andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford Pa, painter (Christina's World)
1919 Vera Hruba Ralston, Prague Czech, actress (Dajkota) [or 6/12/1921]
1920 Keith Andes, Ocean City NJ, actor (Farmer's Daughter, Away All Boats)
1920 Paul Foster, singer
1921 Trevor Illtyd Williams, scientific writer
1922 Clark MacGregor, politician (involved in Watergate)
1922 James E[dwin] Gunn, US, sci-fi author (Station in Space, Immortal)
1922 Mark O Hatfield, (Sen-R Oregon, 1967- )
1924 Jaap Geraedts, composer
1925 Roger Smith, CEO (General Motors)
1926 Beah Richards, Vicksburg MS, actress/playwright (Big Shot, Generation)
1927 Gualberto T Hernandez, perfect minister Neth Antilles
1929 Pavle Merku, composer
1931 Andr Laporte, Flemish composer
1931 Bob Traxler, (Rep-D-MI, 1974- )
1931 Lord Clinton, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1932 Harold William Woolhouse, plant scientist
1932 Otis Crandell Davis, Ala, 400m/4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1960)
1934 Van Cliburn Pianist
1934 Van Cliburn Pianist
1934 Van Cliburn Jr, [Harvey Lavan], La, pianist (Tchaikovsky 1958)
1935 Barrie Wilson, academic
1935 Chris Burger, cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1957-58)
1936 Jan Nemec, Prague Czech, director (Diamonds of the Night)
1937 Bill Cosby
1937 Bill Cosby
1937 Bill Cosby
1937 Bill Cosby
1937 Bill Cosby
1937 Bill Cosby, Phila, actor/comedian (I Spy, Cosby, Leonard Part 6)
1937 Mickey Edwards, (Rep-R-OK, 1977- )
1938 Connie Francis, rocker
1938 Mickey Stratton, Meriden Ct, softball catcher (Hall of Fame 1969)
1942 Richard Stoltzman, Omaha Nebraska, clarinetist (Tashi)
1943 Bruce Taylor, cricketer (big-hitting NZ all-rounder 1965-73)
1943 Christine McVie, rock vocalist (Fleetwood Mac-Got A Hold on Me)
1943 Ernie Anastos, Nashua NH, news anchor (WCBS, WABC)
1943 Paul Silas, NBAer (Boston Celtic, Seattle SuperSonic)
1944 Bill McCollum, (Rep-R-Florida, 1981- )
1944 Denise Nicholas, Detroit Mich, actress (Room 222, Baby I'm Back)
1945 Dimitar Penev, Bulgaria soccer player/union coach (Lokomotiv/CSKA)
1946 Graham Roope, cricketer (England batsman in 21 Tests 1972-78)
1946 Sian Barbara Allen, Reading PA, actress (Scream Pretty Peggy)
1947 Pollamani Krishnamurthy, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1971 WI tour)
1948 Richard Simmons
1948 Richard Simmons
1948 Richard Simmons
1948 Richard Simmons
1948 Richard Simmons
1948 Jay Thomas, dj/actor (Eddie LeBec-Cheers, Jerry Gold-Murphy Brown)
1948 Richard Simmons, exercise guru (Deal-a-Meal)
1948 Walter Egan, NYC, rock vocalist (Not Shy, Fundamental Roll)
1949 Jay Thomas, Kermit Tx, DJ/actor (Mork & Mindy, Cheers, Murphy Brown)
1949 John Wetton, rock vocalist/bassist (Asia, King Crisom)
1950 Eric Carr, rock drummer (Kiss-Beth)
1951 Cheryl Ladd
1951 Cheryl Ladd
1951 Cheryl Ladd
1951 Cheryl Ladd
1951 Cheryl Ladd
1951 Cheryl Ladd, Huron SD, actress (Charlie's Angels, Purple Hearts)
1951 Jamey Sheridan, Pasadena Calif, actor (Another World)
1952 Liz Mitchell, Jamaica, rock vocalist (Boney M)
1952 Phil Kramer, Youngtown Oh, rocker (Iron Butterfly)
1956 Mel Harris, [Mary Ellen], Bethlehem Pa, actress (Hope-30 Something)
1957 Buddy Foster, actor (Hondo, Mayberry RFD)
1957 Rick Douglas Husband, Amarillo Texas, USAF mjr/astronaut
1959 Judi Adams, Phoenix Az, archer (Olympics-1980, 96)
1959 Rolonda Watts, talk show hostess (Rolanda)
1961 Bruce Braman, Greene NY, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1962 Grecia Colmenares, Venezuela, actress (Esmeralda, Los Crinimales)
1962 Stein Jorgesen, LA Calif, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
1963 Norman Alvis, Fair Oaks Calif, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1963 Thierry Tulasne, France, tennis star
1964 Judi Evans Luciano, Montebello, actress (Paulina Cory-Another World)
1965 Eric Cullen, actor (Huntington Tower)
1965 Michael Stewart, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
1965 Robin Wilson, rocker (Gin Blossoms)
1965 Russ Bertram, Indianapolis Ind, diver (Olympics-96)
1965 Sanjay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay Indian middle-order batsman)
1966 Allegra Curtis, London, model/daughter of Christine Kaufmann
1966 Annabel Croft, England, tennis star
1966 Peter Shorts, CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1967 Bruny Surin, Cap Haitien Haiti, Canadian 4X100m sprinter (Oly-gold-96)
1967 Joan Pitcock, Fresno CA, LPGA golfer (1995 Standard Register PING-3rd)
1969 Alan Mullally, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1996)
1969 Sabine Hack, Ulm Germany, tennis star (1995 Jakarta)
1970 Chad Brown, NFL linebacker (Pitts Steelers)
1970 Jaason Simmons, actor (Baywatch)
1970 Jerry Ostroski, NFL guard (Buffalo Bills)
1970 Markus Thomas, WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores)
1970 Marsha Guialdo, San Juan Trinidad, 100m hurdler
1971 Kristi Yamaguchi
1971 Kristi Yamaguchi
1971 Kristi Yamaguchi
1971 Kristi Yamaguchi
1971 Kristi Yamaguchi
1971 Kristi Tsuya Yamaguchi, Hayward Calif, figure skater (Olympic-Gold-92)
1972 Colin Quiney, CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1972 Travis Best, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)
1976 Tracie Spencer, rocker
1980 Tina Tharp, Jacksonville Fla, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)

Events


526 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1109 Crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli
1191 Richard Coeur de Lion & Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine
1290 Jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I
1442 King Alfonso V of Aragn becomes king of Naples
1542 French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders
1543 Henry VIII marries Catharine Parr (his 6th & last wife).
1543 Henry VIII marries Catharine Parr (his 6th & last wife).
1543 England's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th & last wife)
1549 English boer army occupies Norwich
1575 Willem van Orange marries Charlotte de Bourbon
1627 English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rh [NS=June 22]
1630 New Amsterdam's governor buys Gull Island from Indians for cargo, renames it Oyster Island, it is later known as Ellis Island
1679 Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act
1689 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland
1690 Battle of Boyne-King William III defeats catholic king James II
1691 Antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII
1691 Battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II
1700 Gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700
1704 Stanislaw Leszcynski becomes king of part of Poland
1730 Lorenzo Corsini chosen as Pope Clemens XII
1745 Warship Elisabeth joins Bonnie Prince Charlies frigate Doutelle [NS]
1771 James Cook sails Endeavour back to Downs England
1774 Citizens of Carlisle Penn, pass a declaration of independence
1774 Cossack leader Emilian Pugachevs army occupies Kazan
1776 Capt Cook departs with Resolution for 3rd trip to Pacific Ocean
1785 1st manned flight by gas balloon in Netherlands
1801 Battle at Algeciras: British fleet beats French & Spanish
1812 US forces lead by Gen. Hull invade Canada (War of 1812).
1812 US forces lead by Gen. Hull invade Canada (War of 1812).
1812 US forces led by Gen Hull invade Canada (War of 1812)
1817 1st flower show held (Dannybrook, County Cork, Ireland)
1817 Karl Drais von Sauerbronn demonstrates bicycle course
1843 Mormon leader Joseph Smith say God OKs polygamy
1850 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts establishment of Provincial States
1859 Paper bag manufacturing machine patents by William Goodale, Mass
1862 Congress authorizes Medal of Honor
1862 Congress authorizes Medal of Honor
1862 Congress authorizes Medal of Honor
1862 Federal troops occupy Helena Arkansas
1874 Ontario Agricultural College founded
1874 Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure, "Gloria Scott" (BG)
1878 Fever epidemic in New Orleans begin, it will kill 4,500
1882 1st ocean pier in US completed, Washington, DC
1898 Jean-Baptiste Marchand hoists French flag in Fashoda Sudan
1900 114F (46C), Basin, Wyoming (state record)
1901 Cy Young wins his 300th game
1902 Australian parliament agrees to female suffrage
1906 Alfred Dreyfus found innocent in France
1909 16th Amendment approved (power to tax incomes)
1912 1st foreign feature film exhibited in US-"Queen Elizabeth"-NYC
1914 Babe Ruth makes his baseball debut, pitches for Red Sox
1918 Japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed
1920 Lithuania & USSR sign peace treaty, Lithuania becomes independent rep
1920 Panama Canal opens
1921 Babe Ruth sets record of 137 career home runs
1921 Indians (9) & Yankees (7) combine for an AL record 16 doubles
1926 Guomindangleger draws against warlord Wu Peifu
1926 Paavo Nurmi walks world record 4x1500m (16:26.2)
1927 Babe Ruth hits 30th of 60 HRs
1928 1st televised tennis match
1930 34th US Golf Open: Robert T "Bobby" Jones wins
1930 Bradman out for 334 in Test Cricket at Headingley, 383 mins, 46 fours
1930 Hedley Verity takes 10 for 10 v Notts (19 4-16-10-10) at Leeds
1931 45,715 fans in 35,000 seat Sportsman Park St Louis, help cause many ground ruled doubles, 11 in 1st game & 21 in 2nd game for 32
1933 Congress passes 1st minimum wage law ($0.33 per hour).
1933 Congress passes 1st minimum wage law ($0.33 per hour).
1933 Congress passes 1st minimum wage law (33 per hour)
1934 US Disciplinary Barracks on Alcatraz Island abandoned
1934 Willy de Supervise swims world record 400m (5:16.0)
1935 Belgium recognizes Soviet Union
1937 -13) Tupolev ANT-25 non-stop flight Moscow to San Jacinto Calif
1943 Battle of Kolombangara (2nd battle of Gulf of Kula)
1943 National Committee Freies Deutschland forms
1943 Pope Pius XII receives German ambassador baron von Weizscker
1943 Russian offensive at Orel
1943 Tank battle at Prochorowka - Russians beat Nazis, about 12,000 die
1944 Theresienstadt Family camp disbands, with 4,000 people gased
1944 US govt recognizes authority of General De Gaulle
1945 Cubs stop Braves Tommy Holmes modern-day NL hitting streak at 37 games
1946 Benjamin Britten's "Rape of Lucretia," premieres in Glyndebourne
1946 Vance Dinges hits only Phillie pinch hit inside-the-park HR
1948 1st jets to fly across Atlantic (6 RAF de Havilland Vampires)
1949 16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
1949 Baseball owners agree to erect warning paths before each fence
1949 Dutch KLM Constellation crashes near Bombay, 45 die
1949 LA Rams sign Norm Van Brocklin
1950 ILTF re-admit Germany & Japan in Davis Cup, Poland & Hungary withdraws
1950 Hague Council of Annulment convicts German war criminals W Lages, FH Van de Fnten & F Fischer to death
1951 Mob tries to keep black family from moving into all-white Cicero Ill
1951 NY Yankees Allie Reynolds no-hits Cleve Indians, 8-0
1952 East German SED decides to form German DR army
1953 KTVB TV channel 7 in Boise, ID (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1954 Major League Baseball Players Assn founded
1954 Pres Eisenhower put forward a plan for an interstate highway system
1955 22nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 in 12 at County Stad, Milw
1955 Christian Democratic Party forms in Argentina
1957 1st President to fly in helicopter-Dwight Eisenhower
1957 US Surgeon Gen Leroy Burney connects smoking with lung cancer
1958 "Li'l Abner" closes at St James Theater NYC after 693 performances
1958 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1959 NBC uses cameras to show catchers signals during ankee-Red Sox game
1960 Echo I, 1st passive satellite launched.
1960 USSR's Sputnik 5 launched with 2 dogs.
1960 Echo I, 1st passive satellite launched.
1960 USSR's Sputnik 5 launched with 2 dogs.
1960 Congo, Chad & Central African Republic declare independence
1960 Echo I, 1st passive satellite launched
1960 Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Hoosier Celebrity Golf Tournament
1960 USSR's Sputnik 5 launched with 2 dogs
1960 XEWT TV channel 12 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
1962 Cosmonaut Popovich in space 1st time 2, manned craft in space
1962 Cosmonaut Popovich in space 1st time 2, manned craft in space
1962 1st time 2 manned crafts in space (USSR)
1962 Rolling Stones 1st performance (Marquee Club, London)
1964 19th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright
1966 10.51" (26.70 cm) of rainfall, Sandusky Ohio (state record)
1966 37th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-1 in 10 at Busch Stad, St Louis
1966 All star MVP: Brooks Robinson (Balt Orioles)
1966 Race riot in Chicago
1966 US Treasury announces it will buy mutilated silver coins at silver bullion price at Philadelphia & Denver mints
1967 23 die in Newark race riot
1967 5th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-0
1967 Blacks in Newark, riot, 26 killed, 1500 injured & over 1000 arrested
1967 Greek regime deprives 480 Greeks of their citizenship
1968 Couve de Murville forms govt in France
1968 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1969 98th British Golf Open: Tony Jacklin shoots a 280 at Royal Lytham
1970 99th British Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 283 at St Andrews
1970 Blues-Rock singer Janis Joplin debuts in Kentucky
1970 Tanzania signs contract with China for building Tanzam-railway
1970 Thor Heyerdahl crosses Atl Ocean in "Ra" docks in Barbados
1971 Juan Corona, indicted for 25 murders
1972 Democrats nominated George McGovern for president in Miami Fla
1974 John Ehrlichman convicted of violating Daniel Ellsberg's rights
1975 104th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 279 at Carnoustie
1975 Bob Taylor catches 7 in an innings, Derbyshire v Yorkshire
1975 Sao Tom e Prncipe gains independence from Portugal (Natl Day)
1976 Ian Dury & Kilburns disband
1977 first free flight test of Space Shuttle Enterprise.
1977 first free flight test of Space Shuttle Enterprise.
1977 1st free flight test of space shuttle Enterprise
1977 John Edrich scores his 100th 100, Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval
1978 Sun Bank Building opens
1978 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1979 Kiribati (Gilbert & Ellice Is.) gains independence from Britain.
1979 Kiribati (Gilbert & Ellice Is.) gains independence from Britain.
1979 Ian Palce joins Whitesnake
1979 Kiribati (formerly Gilbert Islands) declares independence from UK
1979 "Disco Demolition Night" at Comiskey Park, causes fans to go wild & causes White Sox to forfeit 2nd game of a doubleheader to Tigers
1981 Debbie Austin wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1982 Britain announces it is returning 593 Argentine POWs
1982 FEMA promises survivors of a nuclear war will get their mail
1983 Chad govt troops reconquer Abch
1984 Geraldine Ferraro, Democrat, becomes the first woman to be a major-party candicate for Vice President.
1984 Geraldine Ferraro, Democrat, becomes the first woman to be a major-party candicate for Vice President.
1984 Geraldine Ferraro, NY becomes 1st woman major-party VP candidate
1985 "Singin' in the Rain" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 367 perfs
1985 Doctors discover a cancerous growth in Pres Reagan's colon
1985 STS 51-F launch scrubbed at T -3s because of main engine shutdown
1987 15th du Maurier Golf Classic: Jody Rosenthal
1987 1st time in 20 years a delegation from USSR lands in Israel
1987 50 white South Africans meets ANCers in Dakar
1987 8th US Seniors Golf Open: Gary Player
1987 Phillies Kent Tekulve pitches his 900th game in relief
1988 59th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Riverfront Stadium, Cin
1988 All star MVP: Terry Steinbach (Oakland A's)
1988 Margo Adams alleges Red Sox Wade Bogg's had an affair with her
1988 USSR launches Phobos II for Martian orbit
1989 NY Yankee pitching great Ron Guidry retires (170-91 .651, 3.29 ERA)
1990 "Les Miserables," opens at National Theatre, Washington
1990 Boris Yeltsin quits Soviet Communist Party
1990 Chicago White Sox Melido Perez no-hits Yankees 8-0 in a rain shortened 6 inning game at Yankee Stadium (7th no-hitter of 1990)
1992 13th US Seniors Golf Open: Larry Laoretti
1992 Axl Rose arrested on riot charges in St Louis of Jul 2, 1991 concert
1992 Betsy King wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
1993 7.8 earthquake hits Hokkaido Japan, 160 killed
1993 Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Sunset Promenade" opens in London
1993 Don Imus begins broadcasting to Boston on WEEI (590 AM)
1994 65th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-8 at 3 Rivers Stad, Pitts
1994 All star MVP: Fred McGriff (Atlanta Braves)
1994 Nomination hearings for Steven Breyer for supreme court justice begins
1996 Kirby Puckett, retires from Minn Twins
1996 Michael Jordan signs a NBA contract for 1 year for $25 million
1996 Start of 1st "Super 8's" tournament in Kuala Lumpur
1997 Cubs play in their 5,000th consecutive gane with out being no-hit
1997 Pirates Francisco Cordova & Ricardo Rincon no-hit Astros 3-0 in 10 inn
1998 KDE 1.0 released.
1998 KDE 1.0 released.
1998 KDE 1.0 released.
1998 KDE 1.0 released.
1998 KDE 1.0 released.
1998 16th Seniors Players Golf Championship:
1998 Jamie Farr Kroger Golf Classic

That's All....

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