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Monday, July 2, 2018.



Birthdays


419 Valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55).
419 Valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55).
419 Valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55)
1489 Thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr
1581 Johann Staden, composer
1589 Guillaume van Messaus, composer
1622 R.F.W. de Sluze --1685
1622 R.F.W. de Sluze --1685
1622 R.F.W. de Sluze --1685
1622 R.F.W. de Sluze --1685
1622 R.F.W. de Sluze --1685
1636 Daniel Speer, composer
1644 Abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], German court vicar
1647 Daniel Finch 2nd earl of Nottingham, English min of foreign affairs
1652 Guillielmus "Willem" Kerricx, Flemish sculptor (Rozenkrans)
1714 Christoph W Ritter von Gluck, Austria composer (Il there pastore)
1724 Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet
1737 Fran‡ois Leonard Rouwyzer, composer
1746 Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, composer
1756 Christian G K”rner, German lawyer/father of Karl
1763 Peter Ritter, composer
1793 Antoine Prumier, composer
1810 Robert Augustus Toombs, Secy State (Confederacy), died in 1885
1814 Atale Therese Annette Wartel, composer
1821 Charles Tupper, (C) 6th Canadian PM (1896)
1822 Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails/trains)
1830 John Bordenave Villepigue, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1834 Hendry P G Quack, lawyer/economist/secr Dutch Bank
1836 Henry Eugene Davies, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1847 Marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer (tectonic geology)
1857 Francesco Spetrino, composer
1865 Lili Braun, Prussia, feminist/socialist writer (Im Schatten Titanen)
1867 Herbert Prior, England, actor (Caught Short, Slave of Desire)
1876 Wilhelm Cuno, German ship owner/republic chancellor (1922-23)
1877 Hermann Hesse, Swiss novelist, poet (Steppenwolf) (Nobel 1946).
1877 Hermann Hesse, Swiss novelist, poet (Steppenwolf) (Nobel 1946).
1877 Hermann Hesse, Switzerland, novelist/poet (Steppenwolf, Nobel 1946)
1880 Albert Szirmai, composer
1882 Edgar Mayne, cricketer (Australian batsman, prolific for Victoria)
1884 Otto B”hm, Prussia, scientist (helped create England Radar)
1887 Marcel Tabuteau, CompiŠgne France, oboist (Phila Orch 1915-54)
1888 Selman Waksman, Russ/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)
1889 Cor Hermus, Dutch actor/director/writer (A Mother)
1892 Jack Hylton, English orchestra leader/impresario (Crazy Passage Show)
1893 August Maes, Flemish actor/director (Shylock-Hamlet)
1894 Walter Brennan, Swampscott Mass, actor (Real McCoys, At Gun Point)
1901 Arthur Rex Alston, sports commentator
1903 Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, (C) British PM (1963-64)
1903 Olav AFEC of Schleswig-Holstein-S-G, King Olav V of Norway (1957-91)
1904 Carl Weinrich, composer
1904 Gerarda "Meik" Rueter, Dutch (sculptress, if that word exists)
1905 Jean-Rene Lacoste, France, US Open (1926)/alligator shirt designer
1906 Hans Bethe, physicist (Nobel 1967), peace worker.
1906 Hans Bethe, physicist (Nobel 1967), peace worker.
1906 Alan Webb, actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie)
1906 Hans Bethe, physicist (Nobel 1967), peace worker
1906 Robert Levine Sanders, composer
1907 Eppo Doeve, Dutch cartoonist/painter
1907 Leo O'Brien, cricketer (Australian batsman in 5 Tests 1932-36)
1908 Thurgood Marshall
1908 Thurgood Marshall
1908 Thurgood Marshall
1908 Thurgood Marshall
1908 Thurgood Marshall
1908 Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner
1908 Thurgood Marshall, Md, 1st black Supreme Court justice (1967-91)
1909 Hermann Bengtson, German historian (Greeks Ancient Times)
1910 Earl Hawley Robinson, composer
1910 Hans Gnther Adler, German writer
1910 William Douglas Denny, composer
1911 Diego Fabbri, Italian, playwright/leader (Vatican movie bureau)
1913 Edith Heerdegen, Dresden Germany, actress (Serpent's Egg, Monpti)
1914 Frederick Fennell, Cleveland Ohio, conductor (Time & Winds)
1915 8th duke of Wellington, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1915 Bert Decorte, Flemish poet
1916 Barry Gray, [Bernard Yaroslaw], interviewer (started call-in radio)
1916 Ken Curtis, [Curtis Gates], Lamar CO, actor (Ripcord, Festus-Gunsmoke)
1917 Pierre Dubois, Dutch literary
1918 Imam Elissa, singer
1918 Sheikh Iman, player/singer
1919 Johnny Bradford, Long Branch NJ, actor (Ransom Sherman Show)
1920 Eliseo Diego, latin American poet
1922 Dan Rowan
1922 Dan Rowan
1922 Dan Rowan
1922 Dan Rowan
1922 Dan Rowan
1922 Dan Rowan, Beggs Okla, comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in)
1922 Genrikh Matusovich Vagner, composer
1924 Rick Besoyan, composer
1925 Marvin Rainwater, Wichita Ks, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
1925 Patrice E Lumumba, Zaire, revolutionary/1st premier of Congo
1925 Yasushi Akutagawa, composer
1926 Billy Usselton, saxophonist
1926 Lee Allen, Pittsburg, Ks, tenor sax (Walkin' With Mr Lee)
1927 Brock Peters, NYC, actor/singer (Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird)
1927 Jerome Meyer, horse trainer
1927 Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director
1928 Estelita Rodriguez, Cuba, actress (Cuban Fireball, Havana Rose)
1928 Pavel Kohout, Czech, director/author (Poor Murderer)
1930 Carlos Sa£l Menem, president of Argentina (1989- )
1931 Imelda Marcos, politician/shoe collector/1st lady of Philippines
1931 Robert Ito, Vancouver BC, actor (Sam-Quincy ME)
1932 Dave Thomas, founder (Wendy's Restaurants)
1932 Ken McMillan, Bkln NY, actor (Malone, Concrete Beat)
1932 Sammy Turner, Paterson NJ, vocalist (Lavender Blue)
1933 David Benjamin Lewin, composer
1933 Kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner
1934 Ivan Madray, WI cricket leg-spin all rounder, 2 Tests 3 runs 0-108)
1935 Dick Dolman, economist/Dutch politician 2nd Chamber
1935 Ed Bullins, Phila, playwright
1935 Gilbert Kalish, Brooklyn NY, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook)
1937 Dick Berardino, baseball player
1937 Polly Holliday, Jasper Ala, actress (Flo-Alice, Flo-Flo)
1937 Richard Petty, auto race driver (Daytona 500-1979,81)
1939 John H Sununu, US Secretary of State (R, 1989-91)
1939 M[ichael] A[nthony] Foster, US, sci-fi author (Gameplayers of Zan)
1939 Michael N Castle, (Rep-R-Delaware)
1939 Paul Williams, rocker (Temptations-My Girl)
1939 Valeri Vasilyevich Illarianov, Russia, cosmonaut
1942 Georgi Ivanov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33)
1945 James Orville Fulkerson, composer
1947 Ervin Hall, Phila, 100m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1968)
1947 Larry David, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Fridays)/writer (Seinfeld)
1947 Luci Baines Johnson Nugent Turpin, daughter of Pres LBJ
1949 Roy Bittan, rocker (E Street Band)
1950 Johnny Colla, Calif, rock sax (Huey Lewis & The News-Need a New Drug)
1951 Joey Puerta, rocker (Ambrosia)
1952 Johnny Coila, rocker
1952 Linda M Godwin, Cape Girardeau Mo, PhD/astronaut (STS 37, 59, 76)
1952 Wayne Haner, rock bassist (Axe)
1953 Tony Armas, baseball player
1954 Wendy Schaal, Chicago Ill, actress (It's a Living, Julie-Fantasy Is)
1956 Jeffrey Cooper, rock guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1956 Jerry Hall, Mesquite Tx, model/Mrs Mick Jagger (Batman, Freejack)
1956 Julie Montgomery, KC Mo, actress (Samantha-1 Life to Live, Kindred)
1956 Leslie Reid, Vancouver BC, equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
1957 Mike Anger, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
1959 Eduardo Bengoechea, Argentina, tennis star
1959 Hoogie Drexler, jockey
1959 Wendy B Lawrence, Jacksonville Fla, astronaut (STS 67, 86, sk:91)
1961 Alba Parietti, Torino Italy, actress (Galagoal, Abbronzatissima)
1961 James McNichol, LA Calif, actor (Fitzpatricks, California Fever)
1961 Pat Dufficy, Westerly RI, female catcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
1962 Brandel Eugene Chamblee, St Louis MO, PGA golfer (1994 Honda-3rd)
1964 Dave Parsons, rocker (Transvision Vamp, Sham 69-That's Life)
1964 DeAnne Hemmens, SF Calif, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
1964 Joe Magrane, baseball player
1964 Jos‚ Canseco, Havana Cuba, outfielder (Oak A's, Red Sox, 1988 AL MVP)
1964 Shannon Ritter, jockey
1966 Blaise Rhodes, Berwyn Heights MD, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1966 Tim Spehr, Excelsior Springs MO, catcher (Montreal Expos)
1967 Debee Ashby, Coventry England, topless model (There's Girl in My Soup)
1968 Mark Tewsksbury, Canada swimmer (world record backstroke)
1968 Mike Lee, Neptune NJ, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Tommy Armour Tour)
1970 Derrick Ralph Adkins, Brooklyn NY, 400m hurdler (Olympics-gold-96)
1971 Jared Palmer, NYC, tennis star
1971 Troy Brown, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
1972 Towanna Stone, Miss USA-Tennessee (1997, 3rd)
1974 Natali Sacco, Miss Universe-Peru (1996)
1975 Catalina Cristea, Bucharest Rom, tennis star (1995 quarter Jakarta)
1975 Daniel Kowalski, Singapore, Aust swimmer (Olympics-bronze/silver-96)
1975 Eric Daze, Montreal Quebec, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
1977 Shannan McCray, Miss District of Columbia Teen USA (1996)
1986 Lindsay Lohan
1986 Lindsay Lohan
1986 Lindsay Lohan
1986 Lindsay Lohan
1986 Lindsay Lohan
1986 Lindsay Lohan, actress (Alli Fowler-Another World)

Events


Midpoint of the year (noon, or following midnight in leap year)
Midpoint of the year (noon, or following midnight in leap year)
311 St Militiades begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1140 Hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht
1214 Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers)
1214 English king John begins siege around Lille France
1298 Battle on Hasenbhl (G”llheim) between German kings Adolf & Albrecht I
1576 Muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea
1600 Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army
1644 Battle of Marston Moor: Parliamentary forces defeat royalists
1681 Earl of Shaftesbury arrested for high-treason
1687 King James II disbands English parliament
1776 NJ gave all adults who could show a net worth of 50œ right to vote
1776 Continental Congress resolves "these United Colonies are & of right ought to be Free & Independent States"
1777 Vermont becomes 1st American colony to abolish slavery
1787 De Sade shouts from Bastille that prisoners are being slaughtered
1794 2nd Battle of Seneffe: France-Austria
1808 Simon Fraser completes his trip down Fraser R, BC, lands at Musqueam
1843 An alligator falls from sky during a Charleston SC thunderstorm
1847 Envelope bearing 1st US 10› stamps, still exists today
1849 Garibaldi in Rome begins hunger strike
1850 Benjamin Lane patents gas mask with a breathing apparatus
1858 Partial emancipation of Russian serfs
1861 Battle of Hoke's Run, WV - small Union victory
1862 Lincoln signs act granting land for state agricultural colleges
1863 Battle of Gettysburg (2nd day)
1863 R Morgan's: Burksville, KY to Salineville, OH [->JUL 26]
1864 Gen Early & Confederate forces reach Winchester en route to Wash DC
1864 Statuary Hall in US Capitol forms
1865 William Booth founds Salvation Army (Army of the Salvation)
1867 1st US elevated railroad begins service, NYC
1881 Pres Garfield shot by Charles J Guiteau a disappointed office-seeker
1885 Canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear
1890 Sherman Antitrust Act prohibits industrial monopolies.
1890 Sherman Antitrust Act prohibits industrial monopolies.
1890 Congress passes Sherman Antitrust Act
1894 Government obtains injunction against striking Pullman Workers
1900 first flight of a Zeppelin (the LZ-1).
1900 first flight of a Zeppelin (the LZ-1).
1900 Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin 1st airship LZ-1, flies
1900 Sibelius' "Finlandia," premieres in Helsinki
1901 Butch Cassidy & Sundance Kid rob train of $40,000 at Wagner Montana
1902 John J McGraw becomes manager of NY Giants (stays for 30 years)
1903 AL/NL batting champ Ed Delahanty, disappears, found dead days later
1903 Pitcher Jack Doscher, 1 son of a major leaguer debuts with Cubs
1906 Yanks win by forfeit, for their 1st time
1916 Lenin says Imperialism is caused by capitalism
1916 Russian offensive in Armenia
1917 Riots in East St Louis Mo
1921 41st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: B Tilden beats B Norton (46 26 61 60 75)
1921 Jack Dempsey KOs George S Carpentier in 4 for heavyweight boxing title 1st million dollar gate ($1.7m) boxing match (Dempsey KOs Carpentier)
1926 US Army Air Corps created
1926 US Army Air Corps created
1926 US Army Air Corps created; Distinguish Flying Cross authorized
1927 40th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats L de Alvarez (62 64)
1927 Earthquake hits Palestine
1928 British parliament accept female sufferage
1932 52nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Ellsworth Vines beats H Austin (64 62 60)
1932 FDR makes 1st presidential nominating conventional acceptance speech
1933 Carl Hubbell shuts-out Cards 1-0 in 18 innings without a walk
1934 General Laz ro C rdenas elected president of Mexico
1935 Great Britain boxers beat US team in 1st intl Golden Gloves
1937 Amelia Earhart & Fred Noonan disappear over the Pacific Ocean
1937 Amelia Earhart & Fred Noonan disappear over the Pacific Ocean
1937 57th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Don Budge beats G von Cramm (63 64 62)
1937 Amelia Earhart & Fred Noonan disappear over Pacific Ocean
1938 51st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (64 60)
1940 Dutch PM Colijn publishes "Borders of 2 Worlds" (German victory)
1940 Hitler orders invasion of England
1940 Lake Washington (Seattle) Floating bridge dedicated
1940 PM Churchill meets gen-mjr B Montgomery
1941 DiMaggio breaks Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak (45th of 56)
1941 Earthquake hits Palestine
1941 Nazi mass murder in Lvov/Lemberg (7,000 dead)
1941 Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit," premieres in London
1943 Gulf of Biskaje: Liberator bombers sinks U-126
1943 Indians score 12 runs in 4th inning & beat Yankees 12-0
1943 Lt Charles Hall, becomes 1st black pilot to shoot down Nazi plane
1944 Marshal von Kluge replaces General von Rundstedt
1946 Dutch Beel govt forms
1946 Harbor workers end strike at Rotterdam & Amsterdam
1947 Military coup discovered in France
1948 62nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Falkenburg beats Bromwich (75 06 62 36 75)
1949 "High Button Shoes" closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 perfs
1949 "Red Barber's Clubhouse" sports show premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV
1949 56th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: L Brough beats M duPont (10-8 16 10-8)
1950 Indian Bob Feller, wins his 200th game, 5-3 over Detroit
1951 Bill Veeck buys St Louis Browns from Bill & Charlie DeWitt
1951 Bob & Ray show premieres on NBC radio
1951 Hugo Yarnold stumps 6 at Dundee, Worcester v Scotland
1951 Island advisor of Cura‡ao installed
1951 Leidse astronomers discover radio signal out of Milky Way system
1952 Princess Beatrice opens miniature city of Madurodam
1952 Zulu-leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi marries Irene Mzila
1954 68th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: J Drobny beats K Rosewall (13-11 46 62 97)
1954 Denis Compton scores 278 in 290 minutes v Pakistan
1955 "7th Heaven" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 44 performances
1955 "Almost Crazy" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 16 performances
1955 "Lawrence Welk Show" premieres on ABC
1955 10th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Fay Crocker
1955 62nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats B Fleitz (75 86)
1955 Desmond Tutu marries Leah Nomalizo Shinxani
1956 Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel"
1956 US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)
1957 1st submarine built to fire guided missiles launched, "Grayback"
1957 1st submarine built to fire guided missiles launched, "Grayback"
1957 1st submarine designed to fire guided missiles launched, Grayback
1957 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Le pŠlerinage De Lourdes
1958 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1959 "Plan 9 From Outer Space," one of the worse films ever, premieres
1959 Prince Albert marries Princess Paola in Brussels
1960 "Once Upon a Mattress" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 460 perfs
1961 Maris hits 29th & 30th en route to 61 homers
1962 Cubans minister of Foreign affairs Ra£l Castro arrives in Moscow
1962 Fidel Castro visits Moscow
1963 Giant Willie Mays' HR in 16th inning gives them a 1-0 win over Braves
1963 Juan Marichal (Giants) beats Warren Spahn (Braves), 1-0 in 16 innings
1964 President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act.
1964 President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act.
1964 Cilla Black records Beatle's "Its For You," McCartney plays piano
1964 Grand jury indicts Beckwith in murder of Medger Evers
1964 Pres Johnson signs Civil Rights Act & Voting Rights Act into law
1965 79th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (62 64 64)
1966 1st France nuclear explosion on Mururoa atoll
1966 73rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie J King beats Frasier (63 36 61)
1966 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1967 22nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Catherine Lacoste
1967 Catherine Lacoste becomes youngest (22), 1st foreigner (France) & 1st amateur to US Women's open golf tournament
1969 Ireland bowl out WI for 25 at Londonderry, win by 9 wkts
1969 Leslie West & Felix Pappalardi form rock group Mountain
1970 1st Boeing 747 to land in Amsterdam & Brussels
1970 NY Yankees Horace Clarke breaks up a no-hitter in the 9th for 3rd time in 28 days
1971 78th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Evonne Goolagong beats M Smith (64 61)
1971 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1972 "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 3242 perfs
1972 27th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning
1972 Bob Seagren pole vaults world record 5.63m
1972 India & Pakistan sign peace accord
1973 James R Schlesinger, ends term as 9th director of CIA
1973 Nation Black Network begins operation on radio
1974 Fernando Mameda of Portugal sets record for 10,000 m (27:13.81)
1976 Supreme Court ruled death penalty not inherently cruel or unusual
1976 Supreme Court ruled death penalty not inherently cruel or unusual
1976 83rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats E Goolagong (63 46 86)
1976 Formal reunification of North & South Vietnam
1976 Supreme Court rules death penalty not inherently cruel or unusual
1977 91st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bj”rn B”rg beats Connors (36 62 61 57 64)
1978 Pitcher Ron Guidry sets Yankee record of 13-0 start
1979 Susan B Anthony dollar is issued, 1st US coin to honor a woman
1980 Grateful Dead's Bob Weir & Mickey Hart are arrested for incitement
1980 Julie Marie Bryan, 18, of Georgia, crowned America's Young Woman of Yr
1982 Larry Walters using lawn chair & 42 helium balloons, rose to 16,000'
1982 Soyuz T-6 returns to Earth
1983 90th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats A Jaeger (60 63)
1985 Proto is launched on its way to Halley's Comet
1985 Proto is launched on its way to Halley's Comet
1985 Andrei Gromyko appointed president of USSR
1985 European Space Agency launches Giotto (Halley's Comet Flyby)
1986 After 14 wins, Roger Clemens suffer his 1st loss of year
1986 General strike against Pinochet regime in Chile
1986 Supreme Court upholds affirmative action in 2 rulings
1987 Jim Eisenreich, comeback after nervous disorder in 1984
1988 95th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Navratilova (57 62 61)
1989 10th US Seniors Golf Open: Orville Moody
1989 17th du Maurier Golf Classic: Tammie Green
1990 Imelda Marcos & Adnan Khashoggi found not guilty of racketeering
1990 Panic in tunnel of Mecca: 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death
1991 Riot at Guns N' Roses concert in St Louis
1992 Braniff Airlines goes out of business
1993 Boat sinks at Bocaue Philippines, 325 die
1993 F-28 crashes at Sorong Irian Barat, 41 die
1993 Kansas Royals rename stadium Ewing Kaufman Stadium after founder
1993 Moslem fundamentalists in Sivas Turkey, set hotel on fire, kill 36
1993 NY Met Anthony Young loses a record 25th straight game (goes to 27)
1993 Pope John Paul II hospitalized for Cat Scan test
1994 101st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: C Martinez beats Navratilova (64 36 63)
1994 37 dies in US Air DC-9 crash in NC
1994 John Wayne Bobbitt & Kristina Elliot arrested for domestic battery
1994 Richard Johnson takes 10-45 for Middlesex against Derbyshire
1994 US Air DC-9 crash in NC, 37 killed
1995 "Rose Tattoo" closes at Circle in the Square NYC after 80 perfs
1995 16th US Seniors Golf Open: Tom Weiskopf
1995 Michelle McGann wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic
1995 Thailand: Banharn Silpa-Archa's party wins election
2003 Hewlett Packard announces availability of Linux PC--the first industry leader to do so.
2003 Hewlett Packard announces availability of Linux PC--the first industry leader to do so.
2003 Hewlett Packard announces availability of Linux PC--the first industry leader to do so.
2003 Hewlett Packard announces availability of Linux PC--the first industry leader to do so.
2003 Hewlett Packard announces availability of Linux PC--the first industry leader to do so.

That's All....

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