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Wednesday, July 17, 2019.



Birthdays


1487 Esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah
1674 Isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican)
1702 Johann Schneider, composer
1744 Elbridge Gerry, father of the "gerrymander"
1744 Elbridge Gerry, father of the "gerrymander"
1744 Elbridge Gerry, (DR) 5th VP (Mass-Gov), invented gerrymandering
1763 John Jacob Astor, merchant
1763 John Jacob Astor, merchant
1763 Johannes H van der Palm, Dutch theologist/minister of Education
1763 John Jacob Astor, Germany, richest man in US, banker/fur trader
1775 August Harder, composer
1817 Ignace Xavier Joseph Leybach, composer
1827 Frederick A Able, English chemist/inventor (cordiet)
1830 Eelco Refer, linguist (Dictionary for the Dutch translator)
1831 V.M.A. Mannheim --1906
1831 V.M.A. Mannheim --1906
1831 V.M.A. Mannheim --1906
1831 V.M.A. Mannheim --1906
1831 V.M.A. Mannheim --1906
1832 Johan August Soderman, composer
1839 Friedrich Gernsheim, composer
1853 Francesco Fanciulli, composer
1859 Mu¤oz Rivera, Puerto Rican patriot, journalist.
1859 Mu¤oz Rivera, Puerto Rican patriot, journalist.
1859 Luis Mu¤oz Rivera, Puerto Rico, journalist (founded Federalist Party)
1863 H.W. Richmond --1948
1863 H.W. Richmond --1948
1863 H.W. Richmond --1948
1863 H.W. Richmond --1948
1863 H.W. Richmond --1948
1871 Lyonel C A Feininger, US cartoonist/painter
1873 Antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Rigoletto)
1875 Donald Francis Tovey, Eton England, musicologist/composer
1876 Maxim M Litvinov, [Meyer H Wallach], Russian diplomat
1876 Rosa Jackson Lumpkin, Georgia, lived to be 115 (died in 1991)
1876 Vittorio Gnecchi, composer
1878 Henri Zagwijn, composer
1883 Bart de Ligt, anti militarist theologist (Acting Peace)
1883 Mauritz Stiller, Swedish actor/director (Erotikon)
1885 Benjamin James Dale, composer
1888 Shmuel Agnon, Israeli novelist (Day Before Yesterday) (Nobel 1966
1888 Shmuel Agnon, Israeli novelist (Day Before Yesterday) (Nobel 1966
1888 Shmuel Agnon, Israel, novelist (Day Before Yesterday-Nobel 1966)
1889 Erle Stanley Gardner, created Perry Mason.
1889 Erle Stanley Gardner, created Perry Mason.
1889 Erle Stanley Gardner, US detective writer (Perry Mason)
1894 Mary Clare, London England, actress (Evil Mind, Young & Innocent)
1897 Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge
1898 Berenice Abbott, Springfield Oh, photographer (World of Atget)
1900 James Cagney, great tough guy and dancer.
1900 James Cagney, great tough guy and dancer.
1900 James Cagney, actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), hold that grapefruit
1902 Christina Stead, Australia, novelist (Man Who Loved Children)
1903 Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, composer
1904 Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor
1905 Norman Waterhouse Lees, jazz fan
1905 William Gargan, Bkln NY, actor (Dynamite, Ellery Queen)
1906 John Carroll, [Julian LaFaye], New Orleans LA, actor (Wolf Call)
1908 Rudolf Petzold, composer
1909 Hardy Amies, London England, royal dressmaker (Queen Elizabeth II)
1912 Art Linkletter
1912 Art Linkletter
1912 Art Linkletter
1912 Art Linkletter
1912 Art Linkletter
1912 Art Linkletter, Saskatchewan Canada, TV host (People are Funny)
1912 Pal Kov cs, Hungary, sabres (Olympic-gold-1952)
1913 Everett Helm, composer
1913 Roger Garaudy, French philosopher
1914 Lucille Benson, Scottsboro Ala, actress (Lilly-Bosom Buddies)
1915 Cass Daley, Philadelphia PA, actress (Red Garters)
1915 Dorothy Poynton-Hill, US, platform diver (Olympic-gold-1932)
1915 Esther Williamson Ballou, composer
1916 Eleanor Steber, Wheeling WV, soprano (Metropolitan Opera-1940)
1917 Phyllis Diller
1917 Phyllis Diller
1917 Phyllis Diller
1917 Phyllis Diller
1917 Phyllis Diller
1917 Lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year)
1917 Phyllis Diller, Lima Ohio, comedienne (Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number)
1919 Alex Moir, cricketer (New Zealand leg-spinner in 17 Tests 1950-59)
1920 Bill Monroe, New Orleans La, newscaster (NBC-TV, Congressional Report)
1920 Helen Walker, Worcester MA, actress (Brewster's Million)
1920 Juan Antonio Samaranch, chairman (International Olympic Committee)
1920 Rudolf Karpati, Hungary, sabres (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)
1921 Acquanetta, [Mildred Davenport], Wyo, actress (Tarzan & Leopard Woman)
1921 George Barnes, Chicago Hgts, guitarist (Skip Farrell Show)
1922 Donald Alfred Davie, poet/critic
1928 Jean Elizabeth Leuckert Muir, designer dressmaker
1930 Ryohei Hirose, composer
1932 Niccolo Castiglioni, composer
1932 Vince Guaraldi, jazz pianist (Charlie Brown TV specials)
1932 Wojciech Kilar, composer
1933 Tony Pithey, cricketer (brother of David, S African batsman in 17 Tests)
1934 Donald Sutherland, (M*A*S*H)
1934 Donald Sutherland, (M*A*S*H)
1934 Donald Sutherland, St John NB, actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)
1934 Pat McCormick, comedian (Don Rickles Show, New Bill Cosby Show)
1934 Philippe Capdenat, composer
1934 Rainer Kisch, writer
1935 Diahann Carroll
1935 Diahann Carroll
1935 Diahann Carroll
1935 P.D.Q. Bach (Peter Schickele), composer.
1935 Diahann Carroll
1935 P.D.Q. Bach (Peter Schickele), composer.
1935 Diahann Carroll
1935 Diahann Carroll, Bronx, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty)
1935 P D Q Bach, [Peter Schickele], Iowa, composer (5th of Beethoven)
1937 Jose Ignacio Cabrujas, writer
1938 Stan Bronstein, rocker
1939 Spencer Davis, Wales, vocalist (Spencer Davis Group-Gimme Some Lovin)
1939 Warwick Hutton, artist
1940 Phyllis Davis, Port Arthur Tx, actress (Love American Style, Vega$)
1941 Bob Taylor, cricketer wicket-keeper (too often in Knotty's shadow)
1941 Daryle Lamonica, Oakland Raider QB (AFL leading passer 1967)
1942 Connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968)
1942 Gale Garnett, Auckland NZ, singer (We'll Sing in the Sunshine)
1942 Spencer Davis, rocker (Spencer Davis Group)
1944 Mark Burgess, cricketer (NZ batsman of the 70's)
1945 Fenneken Fockema Andreae, Dutch actress (Sea Gull)
1947 Camilla Parker-Bowles, London England, Prince Charles' lover
1948 Brian Glascock, rock drummer (Motels-Only the Lonely)
1948 Cathy Ferguson, 100m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1964)
1948 Luc Bondy, Zurich Switzerland
1948 Phillip Harris, rocker
1949 Bill Ward, rocker
1949 Geezer Butler, Birmingham, rocker (Black Sabbath)
1949 Mick Tucker, London, rock drummer (Sweet Harlesden)
1949 Mike Vale, rock bassist (Tommy James & The Shondells)
1949 Terry "Geezer" Butler, Birmingham, rock bassist (Black Sabbath)
1951 Lucie Arnaz, LA Calif, actress (Kim-Here's Lucy, Jazz Singer)
1952 David Hasselhoff
1952 Phoebe Snow
1952 David Hasselhoff
1952 Phoebe Snow
1952 David Hasselhoff
1952 Phoebe Snow
1952 David Hasselhoff
1952 Phoebe Snow
1952 David Hasselhoff
1952 Phoebe Snow
1952 Chet McCracken, Seattle Wash, rocker (Doobie Brothers)
1952 David Hasselhoff, Balt Md, actor (Night Rider, Mitch-Baywatch)
1952 Nicolette Larson, KC MO, rock vocalist (Twins, Lotta Love)
1952 Phoebe Snow, singer (Theme from "It's a Different World")
1952 Robert R[ick] McCammon, US, sci-fi author (Baal, Mystery Walk)
1952 Th‚ Lau, Dutch singer/guitarist/composer (The Scene, Row Row Row)
1956 Bryan Trottier, Val Marie Sask, NHL Center (NY Islanders)
1957 Bruce Crump, rock drummer (Molly Hatchet)
1958 Belinda Carlisle, LA Calif, rock vocalist (Go-Go's-Vacation)
1959 Janet Lynn Kavandi, Springfield Mo, PhD/astronaut (sk:STS 91)
1960 Jan Wouters, Dutch soccer star (Ajax, Bayern Munich, PSV)
1960 Karen Elaine Price, Pasadena Calif, playmate (January, 1981)
1960 Kim Barnett, cricketer (England batsman & occasional leggie 1988-89)
1960 Nancy Giles, NYC, actress (Connie-Delta, Off Beat, Big, Angie)
1960 Robin Shou, martial arts actor (Mortal Kombat, Beverly Hills Ninja)
1960 Scott Norwood, NFL kicker (Buffalo Bills-Superbowl XXV goat)
1962 Jay Barrs, Jacksonville Fla, archer (Olympics-gold-1988, 92, 96)
1963 Matti Nyk„nen, world's best ski jumper
1963 Matti Nyk„nen, world's best ski jumper
1963 Denise Miller, Bkln NY, actress (Billie-Archie Bunker's Place)
1963 Matti Nyk„nen, Finnish ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1984, 88)
1964 Heather Langenkamp, actress (Marie-Just the 10 of Us)
1965 Alex Winter, London England, actor (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure)
1965 Ken Evraire, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1966 Michael John Bradley, Largo FL, PGA golfer (1993 Kemper Open-3rd)
1967 Kevin Pritchard, NBA guard (Washington Bullets)
1967 Pearl Sinn, Seoul Korea, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning Classic-35th)
1969 Tommy Soderstrom, Stockholm SWE, NHL goalie (Sweden, NY Islanders)
1970 Bronwyn Roye, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1970 Mandy Smith, England, rocker (I Just Can't Wait)/wife of Bill Wyman
1971 Calbert Cheaney, NBA forward/guard (Washington Bullets/Wizards)
1971 Daniel Kunce, Sumperk GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
1972 Donny Marshall, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
1972 Eric Williams, NBA forward (Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics)
1972 Melissa "Missy" Schwen, Bloomington Ind, rower (Olympics-silver-96)
1972 Michael Lampert, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)
1973 Horacio Llamas, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)
1975 Troy Amos Ross, Georgetown Guyana, Canadian boxer (Olympics-96)

Events


Constitution Day, celebrated in South Korea
Iraqi National Day.
Constitution Day, celebrated in South Korea
Iraqi National Day.
180 Christenen Cittinus/Donatus/Natzalus/Secunda/Speratus/Vestia sentenced to death in Carthago
561 John III begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Pelagius I
855 St Leo IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1054 Emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king
1070 Arnulf III the Hapless becomes earl of Flanders
1203 Venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees
1245 Pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time
1393 Osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria
1429 Dauphin crowned king of France
1453 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops
1473 Charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen
1509 Venice recaptures Padua
1549 Jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium
1552 Siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun
1583 Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk
1585 English secret service discovers Anthony Babingtons murder plot against queen Elizabeth I
1596 At 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya
1603 Sir Walter Ralegh arrested
1712 England, Portugal & France sign ceasefire [or 19th]
1727 Simon van Slingelandt appointed Dutch pension advisor
1740 Prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV
1774 Capt Cook arrives at New Hebrides (Vanuata)
1775 1st military hospital approved
1788 Russian fleet destroys Swedish
1794 African Church of St Thomas in Philadelphia, dedicated
1794 Richard Allen organizes Phila's Bethel African Meth Episcopal Church
1821 Spain ceded Florida to US
1821 Spain ceded Florida to US
1821 Spain cedes Florida to US
1841 British humor magazine `Punch' 1st published.
1841 British humor magazine `Punch' 1st published.
1841 British humor magazine "Punch" 1st published
1850 Harvard Observatory takes 1st photograph of a star (Vega)
1850 Harvard Observatory takes 1st photograph of a star (Vega)
1850 Harvard Observatory takes 1st photograph of a star (Vega)
1856 Sunday school excursion train collides killing 46 children (Phila)
1861 Congress authorizes paper money
1861 Manassas, VA Gen Beauregard requests reinforcements for his 22,000 men, Gen Johnston is ordered to Manassas
1862 Naval Engagement at Pascagoula River MS: USS Potomac Expedition
1862 US army authorized to accept blacks as laborers
1862 United army officially divides corps
1862 R John Hunt Morgan:Cynthiana, KY CS24 US17 Skirmish at Columbia, TN
1863 Battle of Honey Springs - largest battle in Indian Territory
1864 CSA President Davis replaces Gen Joe Johnston with John Bell Hood
1866 Italian fleet under adm Persano capture Austrian Fort Lissa
1867 1st US dental school, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, established
1879 1st railroad opens in Hawaii
1890 Cecil Rhodes becomes premier of Cape colony
1893 Arthur Shrewsbury is 1st to score 1,000 runs in Test Cricket
1897 1st ship arrives in Seattle carrying gold from Yukon
1898 Spanish American War ends, in Santiago, Cuba.
1898 Spanish American War ends, in Santiago, Cuba.
1898 Spanish American War-Spaniards surrender to US at Santiago Cuba
1900 NY Giant Christy Mathewson begins career losing to Bkln Superbas
1902 Orioles forfeit to St Louis having only 5 players available to play they then forfeit their franchise back to the AL
1911 Overthrown shah of Persia Mohammed Ali lands on Astrabad with army
1912 IAF (Intl Amateur Athletic Federation) forms in Sweden
1914 Giants outfielder Red Murray is knocked unconscious by lightning after catching a flyball, ending 21 inning game, Giants win 3-1
1915 Italian offensive at Isonzo
1917 British royal family adopts the name `Windsor.'
1917 British royal family adopts the name `Windsor.'
1917 British Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor
1918 Longest errorless game, Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings
1919 Finland adopts constitution
1919 Yanks 21 hits, Browns 17 hits Browns win 7-6 in 17, on squeeze play
1922 Cura‡ao harbor workers begin strike under Felix Chacuto
1922 Ty Cobb gets 5 hits in a game for record 4th time in a year
1923 Carl Mays gave up 13 runs & 20 hits in 13-0 lose to Indians
1924 St Louis Card Jesse Haines no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0
1925 Tris Speaker, is 5th to get 3,000 hits
1926 Paavo Nurmi walks world record 4x1500m (16:11.4)
1929 USSR drops diplomatic relations with China
1934 Babe Ruth draws his 2,000th base on balls at Cleveland
1935 Variety's famous headline "Sticks Nix Hick Pix"
1936 Carl Hubbell begins winning streak, beating Pittsburgh 6-0,
1936 Military uprising under Gen Franco/begins Spanish civil war
1938 Douglas (Wrong Way) Corrigan leaves NY for LA, wound up in Ireland
1939 22nd PGA Championship: Henry Picard at Pomonok CC Flushing NY
1941 NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak ends in Cleveland
1942 3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15
1942 Estimated 34.5" (87.5 cm) of rainfall, Smethport, Pa (state record)
1942 Transport nr 6 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1943 RAF bombs Germany rocket base Peenemnde
1944 2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322
1944 Russian troops cross river Bug/march into Poland
1945 Potsdam Conference. FDR, Stalin, Churchill hold first meeting.
1945 Potsdam Conference. FDR, Stalin, Churchill hold first meeting.
1945 Potsdam Conference (FDR, Stalin, Churchill) holds 1st meeting
1948 Republic of Korea founded.
1948 Republic of Korea founded.
1948 Israeli army captures Nazareth
1948 Proclamation of constitution of Republic of (South) Korea
1950 Indonesian troops land on Buru, South-Molukka
1951 King Leopold II of Belgium gives up throne to son Boudouin I
1952 Shah of Persia named Ghavam Sultaneh premier
1954 Construction begins on Disneyland...
1954 Construction begins on Disneyland...
1954 1st major league game where majority of team is black (Dodgers)
1954 Construction begins on Disneyland. . .
1954 Theodor Heuss re-elected president of West Germany
1955 ... Disneyland opens its doors in rural Orange County.
1955 ... Disneyland opens its doors in rural Orange County.
1955 Disneyland opens its doors in rural Orange County
1955 Arco Idaho becomes 1st US city lit by nuclear power
1958 King Hussein declares himself head of Jordan/Iraqi federation
1958 Peter Shaffer's "Five Finger Exercise," premieres in London
1958 US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Enwetak
1959 Tibet abolishes serfdom
1959 Tibet abolishes serfdom
1959 2,000 ft long by 1,300 foot wide section of ridge falls into Madis
1959 Dr Leakey discovers oldest human skull (600,000 years old)
1959 Tibet abolishes serfdom
1959 River Canyon extending man-made Lake Hebgen by 5 miles. (Montana)
1961 John Chancellor becomes news anchor of Today Show
1961 Roger Maris loses a HR (of his 61) due to a rain-out in 5th
1961 Ford Frick rules that if anyone breaks Babe Ruth 60 HR record, it must be done in 1st 154 games
1962 Robert White in X-15 sets altitude record of 108 km (354,300 ft).
1962 Robert White in X-15 sets altitude record of 108 km (354,300 ft).
1962 East Berliner Peter Fechter flees over Berlin Wall
1962 Robert White in X-15 sets altitude record of 108 km (354,300 ft)
1962 Senate rejects medicare for aged
1962 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1963 Telstar soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
1964 Don Campbell sets record for turbine vehicle, 690.91 kph (429.31 mph)
1964 Great Britain performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1965 WLCY (now WTSP) TV channel 10 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (ABC) begins
1966 Pioneer 7 research robot is launched into solar orbit.
1966 Pioneer 7 research robot is launched into solar orbit.
1966 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" closes at Alvin NYC after 129 perfs
1966 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
1966 Indians set club record by hitting 7 HR in 15-2 win over Detroit
1966 Jim Ryun sets mile record (3m51s3)
1966 Pioneer 7 launched
1967 Monkees perform at Forest Hills NY, Jimi Hendrix is opening act
1967 Race riots in Cairo Illinois
1968 Beatle's animated film "Yellow Submarine" premieres in London
1968 Revolt in Iraq
1969 Apollo/Soyuz, the first US/USSR linkup in space
1969 Apollo/Soyuz, the first US/USSR linkup in space
1970 30,000 attend Randall's Island Rock Festival, NYC
1971 Kathy Whitworth/Judy Kimball wins LPGA Four-Ball Golf Championship
1972 1st 2 women begin training as FBI agents at Quantico
1973 Military coup in Afghanistan; King Mohammad Zahir Shah flees
1974 1st quadrophonic studio in UK is open by Moody Blues
1974 Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)
1974 France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
1974 John Lennon is ordered to leave US in 60 days
1975 Apollo 18 & Soyuz 19 make 1st US/USSR linkup in space
1975 Ringo Starr & Maureen Cox divorce
1976 21st modern Olympic games opens in Montr‚al
1976 Indonesian president Suharto annexes East Timor
1977 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
1978 NY Yank manager Billy Martin & Reggie Jackson fight in dug out
1978 Reggie Jackson refusal to bunt causes mgr Billy Martin to suspend him
1979 50th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-6 at Kingdome, Seattle
1979 All star MVP: Dave Parker (Pitts Pirates)
1979 David Gower 200* in England score of 5-633 v India at Edgbaston
1979 Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza flees to Miami
1979 Sebastian Coe runs world record 3:49 mile in Oslo
1979 Simone Veil becomes chairman of European Parliament
1980 Bolivian military coup; general Garcia Meza becomes president
1980 Ronald Reagan formally accepts Republican nomination for president
1980 Zenko Suzuki becomes premier of Japan
1981 During a dance comepetition at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, two walkways collapse leaving 114 dead.
1981 During a dance comepetition at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, two walkways collapse leaving 114 dead.
1981 During a dance comepetition at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, two walkways collapse leaving 114 dead.
1981 During a dance comepetition at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, two walkways collapse leaving 114 dead.
1981 During a dance comepetition at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, two walkways collapse leaving 114 dead.
1981 "This is Burlesque" closes at Princess Theater NYC after 28 perfs
1981 Humbar Estuary Bridge, UK, world's longest span (1.4 km), opens
1981 Israeli bombers destroy PLO/al-Fatah headquarters in Beirut
1981 Lobby Walkways at KC's Hyatt Regency collapse 114 die, 200 injured
1981 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1981 Fulton County (Atlanta) grand jury indicts Wayne B William 23 year old photographers, for murder of 2 of 28 blacks killed in Atlanta
1983 112th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 275 at Royal Birkdale
1983 1st USFL championship (Mich Panthers beats Phila Stars 24-22)
1983 Beth Daniel wins LPGA McDonald's Kids Golf Classic
1984 Soyuz T-12 carries 3 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 7.
1984 Soyuz T-12 carries 3 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 7.
1984 Pierre Mauroy resigns as premier of France
1984 Soyuz T-12 carries 3 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 7
1986 Emmy 13th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 7th time
1987 "Les Miserables," opens at Imperial Theatre, Tokyo
1987 10 teens die in Guadalupe River flood (Comfort, Tx)
1987 Don Mattingly is 2nd to hit HRs in 7 straight AL games (en route to 8)
1987 Dow Jones closes above 2,500 (2,510.04) for 1st time
1987 Iran & France breaks diplomatic relations
1988 117th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots 273 at Royal Lytham
1988 4 Billion tv-viewers watch Mandela's 70th Birthday Tribute
1988 Colleen Walker wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
1988 Florence Griffith Joyner of USA sets 100m woman's record (10.49)
1988 Highest temperature ever recorded in San Francisco, 103øF (39øC)
1989 1st Test flight of US stealth-bomber
1989 Paul McCartney releases "This One"
1989 Reds reliever Kent Tekulve retires after 1,070 appearances
1990 Hussein's Revolutionary Day speech claims Kuwait stole oil from Iraq
1990 NY Yankee Deion Sanders hits an inside park homer
1990 PLO-leader Jasser Arrafat marries Soha Tawil in Tunis
1990 Minn Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0
1992 Slovak parliament asks for self rule
1993 Graeme Obree bicycles world record time, 51,596 km
1994 123rd British Golf Open: Nick Price shoots a 268 at Turnberry Scotland
1994 Beth Daniel wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
1994 Brazil beats Italy in a shoot out, for their 4th soccer world cup
1994 French youngster (4) becomes Buddhist Lama Tulkou Kalou Rinpoche
1994 Hulk Hogan beats Ric Flair to win WCW wrestling championship
1995 Forbes Mag announces Bill Gates is the richest man in world ($12.9B)
1996 230 people die when TWA 800 crashes outside of NYC
1996 Yank John Weteland blows save after record 24 consecutive saves
1997 STS 94 (Columbia 23), lands
1998 Russia buries tsar Nicholas II & family, 80 years after they died

That's All....

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