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Friday, July 13, 2018.



Birthdays


1396 Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy
1527 John Dee, London, alchemist/astrologer/mathematician
1590 Clement X, [Emilio Altieri], Italy, Pope (1670-76)
1608 Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)
1773 Wilhelm H Wackenroder, German writer (Fantasies about Art)
1793 John Clare, Northamptonshire peasant poet (Shepard's Calendar)
1815 James Alexander Seddon, Secy War (Confederacy), died in 1880
1816 Gustav Freytag, writer
1821 Nathan Bedford Forrest, slave trader/Confed lt-gen/KKK Grand Wizard
1826 Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist (Reaction of Cannizzaro)
1847 Cornlie Huygens, feminist/author (Barthold Meryan)
1850 Hipolito Irigoyen, president Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30)
1853 Albert U Bth, Swedish poet (Vid Allfarwg)
1859 Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter
1863 Emma Mary Wooley, educator (Mary Anna Wells)
1872 Alfons van de Perre, Flemish physician/MP
1877 Karl Erb, German tenor
1883 [Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Potasch & Perlemoer)
1884 Francis B Young, British physician/writer (White Ladies)
1884 John Francis Larchet, composer
1888 Fernando A N de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet (Mensagem)
1888 Jean Murat, Pergneux France, actor (Eternal Rain, Carnival Flanders)
1891 Franco Casavola, composer
1894 Isaak Babel, Rus short-story writer/dramatist (Red Calvary) [or 6/13]
1895 Sidney Blackmer, Salisbury NC, actor (Ted Roosevelt in 12 movies)
1898 Martin David, German/Neth law historian
1900 JH Scheps, Dutch 2nd-Member of parliament (social democratic)
1901 Mickey "Toy Bulldog" Walker, welterweight boxing champ (1922-26)
1901 Tillie Ehrlich Lewin, leading industrialist (tomato queen)
1903 Eric Portman, Yorkshire England, actor (Naked Edge, Canterbury Tale)
1906 Harry Sosnik, Chicago, orch leader (Jack Carter Show, Your Hit Parade)
1909 David Branson, composer
1909 Paul Constantinescu, composer
1909 Washington Castro, composer
1913 Carolina Gisolf, Holland, high jumper (Olympic-silver-1928)
1913 Dave Garroway, Schnectady NY, TV host (Today Show)
1913 Ladislav Holoubek, composer
1913 Walter Landor, designer
1920 Hans Blumenberg, philosopher
1921 Charles Scribner Jr, music publisher (Scribner)
1921 Ernest Gold, composer
1922 Anchor Jrgenson, premier of Denmark (1972-82)
1922 Lois Kibbee, actress (Edge of Night)
1923 Susie Bond, Louisville Ky, actress (Flo, Temperature Rising)
1924 George Handy, horse trainer
1925 Hilary Grover Barratt Brown, conservationist
1926 Meyer Kupferman, NYC, composer (In Fimi Tres)
1927 Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor
1927 Simone Veil, Pres European parliament (France)
1928 Bob Crane
1928 Bob Crane
1928 Bob Crane
1928 Bob Crane
1928 Bob Crane
1928 Bob Crane, Waterbury Ct, actor (Col Hogan-Hogan's Heroes, Donna Reed)
1928 Donal Michalsky, composer
1929 Red Terrill Jr, horse trainer
1931 Bill Moor, Toledo Oh, actor (Hanky Panky)
1932 Per Norgard, composer
1933 David M Storey, British rugby player/playwright (Home)
1933 Patsy Byrne, Ashford England, actress (Stealing Heaven)
1934 Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5, 8, 10)
1934 Ivor Mendonca, WI cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests 1962)
1934 Roger Reynolds, composer
1934 Wole Soyinka, Nigeria, dramatist (Road, Kongi's Harvest-Nobel 1986)
1935 Jack F Kemp, (Rep-R-NY)/right-wing/US Secretary of Housing (1989-93)
1937 Charles Coody, Stamford TX, PGA golfer (1971 Masters)
1940 Patrick Stewart
1940 Patrick Stewart
1940 Patrick Stewart
1940 Patrick Stewart
1940 Patrick Stewart
1940 Patrick Stewart, England, actor (Picard-Star Trek Next Generation)
1940 Paul Prudhomme, cajun chef (K-Paul)
1941 Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour)
1941 Jacques Perrin, Paris France, actress (Cinema Paradiso, 317th Platoon)
1941 Lut[guard] Tomsin, actress/director (Knock on the Door)
1941 Robert Forster, Rochester NY, actor (Lady in Red, Alligator)
1942 Harrison Ford
1942 Harrison Ford
1942 Harrison Ford
1942 Harrison Ford
1942 Harrison Ford
1942 Giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man)
1942 Harrison Ford, Chic Ill, actor (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Frantic)
1942 Jay Uzzell, rocker (Corsairs)
1942 Jim McGuinn, rocker
1942 Rod Chandler, (Rep-R-WA, 1983- )
1942 Roger McGuinn, guitarist (Byrds-Turn Turn Turn, Mr Tambourine Man)
1942 Stephen Jo Bladd, Boston Ma, rocker (J Geils Band-Centerfold)
1944 Eric Freeman, Australian cricket pace bowler (late 60's)
1944 Erno Rubik, Budapest, inventor (Rubik's cube)
1945 Ashley "Rowdy" Mallett, Australian cricket off-spinner (1968-80)
1945 Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Duvelsmoer)
1946 Cheech Marin
1946 Cheech Marin
1946 Cheech Marin
1946 Cheech Marin
1946 Cheech Marin
1946 Cheech Marin, [Richard], comedian (Cheech & Chong-Up in Smoke)
1946 Michael Shea, US, sci-fi author (Fat Face, Polyphemus)
1948 Alf Hansen, Norway, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1976)
1948 Daphne Maxwell Reid, actress (Frank's Place)
1948 Don Sweet, Vancouver, CFL, NFL place kicker (Montral, Green Bay)
1948 Linda Ann Simon, airline capt
1948 Robert Underwood, (Rep-D-Guam)
1948 Ronald K Machtley, (Rep-R-Rhode Island)
1949 Helena Fibingerova, Czech, shot putter (Olympic-bronze-1976)
1950 George D "Pinky" Nelson, Iowa, PhD/astro (STS 41C, STS 61-C, STS-26)
1951 Didi Conn, [Bernstein], Bkln NY, actress (Denise-Benson, Grease)
1953 Larry Gomes, dependable WI cricket left-handed batsman (1976-87)
1954 David Thompson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Seattle Supersonics)
1954 Louise Mandrell, Corpus Christi Tx, country singer (Mandrell Sisters)
1954 Ray "Candles" Bright, Australian cricket slow-left armer (1977-86)
1956 Mark "Animal" Mendoza, rocker (Twisted Sister-We're Not Gonna Take It)
1956 Mark Mendoza, rocker
1957 Cameron Crowe, director (Jerry Maguire, Fast Times at Ridgemont High)
1958 Joy Scott, jockey
1959 Danitra Vance, comedienne (SNL, Little Man Tate, Limit Up)
1961 Anders Jarryd, Lidkoping Sweden, tennis star
1961 Lawrence Donegan, rock bassist
1963 Anthony Webb, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)
1963 Bobby Rock, Houston Tx, rock drummer (Nelson-Love & Affection)
1963 Bob Carpenter, Beverly, NHL left wing (NJ Devils)
1963 Martin Meza, jockey
1963 Spud Webb, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
1964 Utpal Chatterjee, cricketer (Bengal slow left-arm bowler)
1966 Myong Hui Choe, North Korea, gymnist (Olympic-1980)
1967 Pat Rapp, Jennings LA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1967 Tony Massenburg, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1968 Kai Bjorn, CFL offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1968 Silke Meier, Wiesbaden Germany, tennis star (1994 Futures-Bad Gogging)
1969 Ewan Beaton, Winnipeg Manitoba, 60 kg judoka (Olympics-9-92, 96)
1969 Jamie Walter, actor (Pirate Island)
1969 Kim Braatz, Santa Ana Calif, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
1969 Richard Roelofsen, soccer player (Vitesse/MVV)
1970 Lou Rosselli, NYC, 114 lbs/52 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics-1996)
1970 Steven J Brown, Hackensack NJ, guitarist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)
1971 Scott Brodie, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
1972 Clint Sodowsky, Ponca City OK, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1973 Gavin Hassett, Saint John New Brunswick, rower (Olympics-96)
1974 Jean ..., Miss Suriname 1993
1975 Danielle Boatwright, Kansas, Miss USA (Kansas-2nd-1996)
1980 Lori Fredrickson, Aurora Ill, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)
2305 Jean Loc Picard, fictional capt on Star Trek Next Generation

Events


574 John III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1174 Scottish King William captured
1522 Hunger appeal by women of Utrecht
1568 Dean of St Paul's Cathedral perfects a way to bottle beer
1573 Haarlem surrenders after 7 months to Spanish army
1643 Battle at Roundway Down: Royalists beat parliamentary armies
1645 Aleksei Romanov succeeds his father Michael as czar of Russia
1657 Oliver Cromwell constrains English army leader John Lambert
1668 Van Marco Cesti's opera "Il Pomo d'Oro," premieres in Vienna
1700 Russian-Turkish peace
1772 Capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas
1787 Congress establishes Northwest Territory (excludes slavery)
1787 Ord of 1787-a territory can become 3 to 5 states at 60,000 pop
1832 Source of Mississippi River discovered (Henry R Schoolcraft)
1836 US patent #1 (after 9,957 unnumbered patents), for locomotive wheels
1837 Queen Victoria is 1st monarch to live in present Buckingham Palace
1851 John F Loudon discovers tin on East Indian Island of Billiton
1854 US forces shell & burn San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua
1861 Battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford) - Union army takes total control of western Virginia CS20 US53
1862 Battle of Murfreesboro, TN (Forrest's Raid) US895 CS150
1863 Anti-draft mobs lynch blacks in NYC; about 1,000 die
1863 Battle of Bayou La Fourche, LA
1863 Battle of Tupelo, MS (Harrisburg) [->JUL 15] US648 CS700
1863 Rebellion at Morgan's, Ohio [->JUL 26]
1864 Early retreats from Washington City back to Shenandoah Valley
1865 Horace Greeley advises readers to "Go west". He meant Michigan.
1865 Horace Greeley advises readers to "Go west". He meant Michigan.
1865 Horace Greeley advises his readers to "Go west young man"
1865 P T Barnum's museum burns down
1868 Oscar J Dunn, former slave, installed as lt governor of Louisiana
1870 King Wilhelm of Prussia sends "Emser Dpche" on Bismarck
1876 29th Postmaster General: James N Tyner of Ind takes office
1878 Congress of Berlin discusses division of African colonization ends
1878 Treaty of Berlin amended terms of Treaty of San Stefano
1882 200 die as train derails near Tcherny, Russia
1896 Ed Delahanty, becomes 2nd major leaguer to hit 4 HRs in a game
1898 Guglielmo Marconi patents radio
1898 SF Ferry Building at foot of Market St opens
1900 Phillies beat Pittsburgh 23-8
1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London
1917 Vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Ftima, Portugal
1919 First lighter-than-air transatlantic flight completed.
1919 First lighter-than-air transatlantic flight completed.
1919 Race riots in Longview & Gregg counties Texas
1919 Chic White Sox pitcher Carl Mays walks off mound blaming teammates for lack of support afield
1923 Draft law passes
1924 Albin Stenroos wins Olympic marathon (2:41:22.6)
1925 French occupation force begins evacuating country
1926 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000m (8:20.4)
1930 1st-ever soccer World Cup competition began in Uruguay
1930 Sarnoff reports in NY Times "TV would be a theater in every home"
1934 Babe Ruth hits HR #700 (against Detroit)
1935 Richard Strauss resigns as chairman of Reichskulturkammer
1935 US-Russian commerce treaty takes effect
1936 112F (44C), Mio, Michigan (state record)
1936 114F (46C), Wisconsin Dells, Wisc (state record)
1938 Krller-Mller museum opens in Holland
1939 Frank Sinatra made his recording debut
1941 24th PGA Championship: Vic Ghezzi at Cherry Hills CC Denver
1941 Eddie Mayo (LA-Pacific Coast League), spits in face of ump Ray Snyder
1942 5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis
1942 German occupiers imprison 800 prominent Dutch as hostages
1942 SS shoots 1,500 Jews in Josefov Poland
1943 11th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Shibe Park, Philadelphia
1943 Greatest tank battle in history ends with Russia's defeat of Germany at Kursk, almost 6,000 tanks take part, 2,900 were lost by Germany
1944 Vilnius, Lithuania, liberated
1945 1st atom bomb explodes in New Mexico
1946 "Tidbits of 1946" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 8 performances
1948 15th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-2 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis
1949 Pope Pius XII excommunicates communist catholics
1950 Doctors remove 7 bone fragments from Ted Williams elbow
1950 Ren Pleven forms French govt
1954 21st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-9 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
1954 Dean Stone gets credit for AL win, although he didn't retire a batter, he threw out Shoendienst trying to steal home, AL-11 NL-9
1956 WCBI TV channel 4 in Columbus, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting
1958 13th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright
1958 87th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 278 at Royal Lytham
1958 Patty Berg wins LPGA American Women's Golf Open
1960 29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York
1960 KDBQ-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KYA
1960 US Democratic convention nominates JFK as presidential candidate
1962 500 Indonesian parachutist land on New-Guinea
1962 91st British Golf Open: Arnold Palmer shoots a 276 at Royal Troon
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 Early Wynn, wins his 300th & last game at 43
1965 36th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 at Metropolitan Stadium, Minn
1965 All star MVP: Juan Marichal (SF Giant)
1966 Richard Speck, murders 8 nurses in Chicago
1967 Race riots break out in Newark, 27 die
1968 97th British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 289 at Carnoustie Scotland
1968 French govt-Couve de Murville forms
1969 Russia launches unmanned Luna 15 to Moon
1969 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Ladies' Supertest Golf Open
1970 Building begins of Amsterdam metro
1971 42nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-4 at Tiger Stadium, Detroit
1971 All star MVP: Frank Robinson (Baltimore Orioles)
1972 LA Rams (Irsay) & Baltimore Colts (Rosenbloom) swap owners
1973 Bobby Murcer's 3 homers accounted for all RBIs, beating KC 5-0
1973 Hector de Cmpora resigns as pres of Argentina
1974 103rd British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots a 282 at Royal Lytham
1974 India's 1st one-day international (v England, Headingley)
1975 8.5" (21.6 cm) of rainfall, Dover, Delaware (state record)
1975 Carol Mann wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
1976 47th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Veterans Stadium, Phila
1976 All star MVP: George Foster (Cin Reds)
1976 Court martial begins in USSR for Valeri Sablin (Hunt for Red Oct)
1976 Last day of Test Cricket for Brian Close, aged 45
1977 New York City experiences a 25 hr black-out
1977 New York City experiences a 25 hr black-out
1977 NYC experiences 25 hr black-out
1978 Albania drops diplomatic relations with China PR
1978 Alexander Ginzburg sentenced by Soviet court to 8 years
1978 BBC bans Sex Pistols "No One is Innocent"
1978 Lee Iacocca fired as Ford Motor Pres by chairman Henry Ford II
1978 Russian dissident Ginsburg/Piatkus/Sjtsjaranki sentence to work camp
1978 Walter Poenisch completes swim of 207 km from Cuba to Florida
1979 Calif's Nolan Ryan & Boston's Steve Renko each lose no-hitters in 9th
1979 George Harrison releases "Faster"
1980 35th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott
1980 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1982 53rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Montreal
1982 All star MVP: Dave Conception (Cin Reds)
1982 Train crash at Aalter Belgium, 5 killed
1984 Sergei Bubka of USSR pole vaults a record 5.89 m.
1984 Sergei Bubka of USSR pole vaults a record 5.89 m.
1984 Eddie Van Halen joins in, in a Jacksons concert
1984 Jeff Beck quits Rod Stewart's tour after 7 shows
1984 Sergei Bubka of USSR pole vaults a record 5.89 m
1985 "Live Aid" concert raises over $70 million for African famine relief
1985 NY Yankees retire Roger Maris (9) & Elston Howard (32) uniforms
1987 Federal judge throws out Bette Midler's $10 million suit against Ford Motor Co, who used a sound alike voice for their TV commercials
1988 9th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1988 Red Sox replace manager John McNamara with Joe Morgan
1988 Sting performs his 1st Rain Forest benefit concert
1991 Bob Milacki & 3 other Balt Oriole pitchers no-hit A's 2-0
1993 64th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-3 at Camden Yards, Baltimore
1993 All star MVP: Kirby Puckett (Minn Twins)
1994 Jeff Gillooly sentenced to 2 years for attack on Nancy Kerrigan
1994 OJ Simpson (charged with murder) gives hair samples for testing
1995 Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), launches
1996 Cigar wins record 16th straight win, (ties Citation in 1940)
1997 15th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Larry Gilbert
1997 52nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Alison Nicholas
1997 David Toms wins Quad City Golf Classic at 265
1997 Ford Senior Players Golf Championship
1997 Indonesian ferry sinks, killing at least 77

That's All....

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