Monday, July 22, 2019.


1478 Philip I, (the Handsome), 1st Habsburg King of Spain (1504-06)
1597 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer
1621 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury/minister (1660-73)
1642 Johann Quirsfeld, composer
1647 Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint
1649 Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italy, Pope (1700-21)
1651 Ferdinand Tobias Richter, composer
1721 Franois-Joseph Krafft, composer
1722 Jean-Nol/Joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian
1784 Friedrich W Bessel, German astronomer (star parallax, Bessel Function)
1795 G. Lam --1870
1795 G. Lam --1870
1795 G. Lam --1870
1795 G. Lam --1870
1795 G. Lam --1870
1804 Jean C F Demolombe, [prince de l'exgse], French lawyer
1807 Karolina Pawlowa, writer
1820 Louis Powell Harvey, Governor (Union), died in 1862
1822 Gregor Mendel, monk/geneticist, discoverer of laws of heredity
1822 Hamilton Prioleau Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1897
1822 John George Walker, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1893
1830 Herbert Stanley Oakeley, composer
1830 William Sooy Smith, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1916
1833 Benjamin Hanby, composer
1834 Daniel McCook Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1844 Rev. William Archibald Spooner, invented 'spoonerisms'
1844 Rev. William Archibald Spooner, invented 'spoonerisms'
1844 William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)
1849 Emma Lazarus, whose poem was inscribed on the Statue of Liberty
1849 Emma Lazarus, whose poem was inscribed on the Statue of Liberty
1849 Emma Lazarus, Jewish poet ("New Colossus"-base of Statue of Liberty)
1853 Victor Roger, composer
1863 Alec Hearne, cricketer (brother of George & Frank, Kent 1884-1910)
1871 Akos Buttykai, composer
1872 David D Salas, Antillian writer (Josefina)
1873 Ettore Pozzoli, composer
1878 Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un destin: Martin Luther)
1879 Gustaf Heintze, composer
1882 Edward Hopper, US painter (House by the Railroad)
1887 Gustav Hertz, German quantum physicist (Nobel 1925).
1887 Gustav Hertz, German quantum physicist (Nobel 1925).
1887 Gustav Hertz, German quantum physicist (Nobel 1925)
1888 Raymond Chandler, Chic, mystery writer (Farewell My Lovely)
1889 Frederick Preston Search, composer
1890 Rose Kennedy, mother of John and Robert.
1890 Rose Kennedy, mother of John and Robert.
1890 Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mom of JFK, RFK & Ted
1892 Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal
1892 John MacBryan, cricketer (one Test Eng v S Africa 1924 DNBat, DNbowl)
1894 O M Graf, writer
1895 Hans Rosbaud, Graz Austria, conductor (Tonhalle Orch Zrich)
1898 Alexander Calder
1898 Alexander Calder
1898 Alexander Calder
1898 Steven Vincent Bent, writer (The Devil and Daniel Webster).
1898 Alexander Calder
1898 Steven Vincent Bent, writer (The Devil and Daniel Webster).
1898 Alexander Calder
1898 Alexander Calder, sculptor (mobiles, stabiles)
1898 Stephen Vincent Bent, US, writer (Devil & Daniel Webster)
1901 Charles Weidman, Nebraska, modern dancer/choreographer (Candide)
1902 Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, composer
1905 Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble)
1908 Amy Vanderbilt, authority on etiquette (Complete Book of Etiquette)
1910 Edith Abbo, daughter of Mien Wenneker/Dutch Prince Henry
1913 Licia Albanese, Bari Italy, operatic soprano (NY Met Opera)
1914 Cecil Effinger, composer
1916 Hipolito M Ocalia, Curaao, landscape painter
1918 Pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry
1920 Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman
1921 William V Roth Jr, (Sen-R-Delaware, 1971- )
1923 Bob Dole
1923 Bob Dole
1923 Bob Dole
1923 Bob Dole
1923 Bob Dole
1923 Robert J Dole, (Sen-R Kansas, 1969-95)/presidential candidate (R-1996)
1924 Margaret Whiting, Detroit, singer (Kreisler Bandstand, Strauss Family)
1926 Bryan Forbes, director/producer (Endless Games, King Rat)
1926 Peter Michael Grayson, showman
1927 George Hunter, South Africa, light heavyweight boxer (Oly-gold-1948)
1928 Orson Bean
1928 Orson Bean
1928 Orson Bean
1928 Orson Bean
1928 Orson Bean
1928 Georg Dreyfus, composer
1928 Orson Bean, Burlington VT, actor/comedian (To Tell the Truth)
1929 Vivien Merchant, Manchester England, actress (Under Milk Wood)
1930 Leoncjusz Ciuciura, composer
1930 Marcia Henderson, Andover Mass, actress (Kathleen-Aldrich Family)
1931 Charles Huxtable, General commander (English ground armies)
1931 Perry Lopez, NYC, actor (Chinatown, Death Wish 4)
1932 Oscar de la Renta, Dom Rep, designer (Coty Hall of Fame-1973)
1932 William Wilkinson, businessman/conservationist
1933 Chuck Cassey, Chicago, choral director (Jimmy Dean Show)
1934 Louise Fletcher
1934 Louise Fletcher
1934 Louise Fletcher
1934 Louise Fletcher
1934 Louise Fletcher
1934 Louise Fletcher, Birmingham AL, actress (One Flew over Cuckoo's Nest)
1935 Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
1936 Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket pace bowler (1959)
1936 Krasimir Kyurkchiiski, composer
1937 John Price, England cricket fast-medium bowler (1964-72)
1937 V B Ranjane, Indian cricket fast bowler (early 1960's)
1939 Terence Stamp, England, actor (Collector, Alien Nations)
1940 Alex Trebek
1940 Alex Trebek
1940 Alex Trebek
1940 Alex Trebek
1940 Alex Trebek
1940 Alex Trebek, Sudbury Ontario, TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy)
1940 Stan Ross, NYC, actor (New Bill Cosby Show)
1940 Yuriy Klimov, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976)
1941 George Clinton, Kannapolis NC, rocker (Parliament-Funkadelic)
1941 Susie M Berning, Pasadena CA, LPGA golfer (US Women's Open-1972, 73)
1941 Thomas Wayne, rocker (Tragedy)
1943 Bobby Sherman, actor/singer (Seattle)
1943 Jimmy Castor, rocker
1943 Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)
1944 Estelle Bennett, NYC, vocalist (Ronettes-Be My Baby)
1944 Guich Koock, Austin Tx, actor (Harley Puckett-Carter Country)
1944 Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)
1944 Sparky Lyle, relief pitcher (NY Yankees, Cy Young)
1946 Mirelle Mathieu, Acignon France, singer (So Ein Schner Abend)
1946 Paul Schrader, director (American Gigolo, Cat People, Hardcore)
1946 Steve Friedman, TV news executive/actor (American Anthem)
1947 Albert Brooks
1947 Danny Glover
1947 Don Henley
1947 Albert Brooks
1947 Danny Glover
1947 Don Henley
1947 Albert Brooks
1947 Danny Glover
1947 Don Henley
1947 Albert Brooks
1947 Danny Glover
1947 Don Henley
1947 Albert Brooks
1947 Danny Glover
1947 Don Henley
1947 Albert Brooks, LA Calif, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America)
1947 Curt Weldon, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania)
1947 Danny Glover, SF CA, actor (Lethal Weapon, Operation Dumbo Drop)
1947 Don Henley, Linden Tx, rock drummer/vocalist (Eagles-Desparado)
1949 Alan Menken
1949 Alan Menken
1949 Alan Menken
1949 Alan Menken
1949 Alan Menken
1949 Dianne Dailey, LPGA golfer
1949 Lasse Viren, Finland, 5K/10K runner (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
1951 Tisa Farrow, LA Calif, actress (Zombie, Fingers, Grim Reaper)
1952 Herbert Chang, West Indian cricket batsman (1979)
1952 Madeleine Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
1952 Mary Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
1954 Al Dimeola, rocker
1954 Henriette Allais Jacksonville FL, playmate (Mar, 1980)
1955 Willem Dafoe, Wisc, actor (Platoon, Roadhouse 66, Mississippi Burning)
1956 Michael Spinks, US, middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1976)
1956 Mick Pointer, rock drummer (Marillion)
1957 Dave Steib, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1958 Sandra Elizabeth Greenberg, Spokane Wash, playmate (June, 1987)
1960 Denyse Julien, Rouyn Quebec, badminton player (Olympics-9-92, 96)
1962 Alvin Robertson, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
1963 Eddie Anderson, NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)
1963 Joanna Going, actress (Lisa Grady-Another World)
1964 Bonnie Langford, English actress (Wombling Free)
1964 David Spade, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep)
1964 Rafael Addison, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
1965 Alondra Johnson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
1965 Doug Riesenberg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
1965 John Leguizamo, Columbia, actor (Mambo Mouth, Whispers in the Dark)
1965 Patrick Laborteaux, LA Calif, actor (Albert-Little House on Prairie)
1965 Shawn Michaels, [Mike Hickenbottom], San Antonio, wrestler (WWF/AWA)
1966 Anna Wood, Roeumond Neth, Dutch/Australian canoeist (Olympics-88, 96)
1966 Daniel Nowak, Schwennigen GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
1966 Tim Brown, NFL wide receiver (Oakland Raiders)
1967 Andreas Motzkus, WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire)
1967 Pat Badger, heavy metal bassist (Extreme-More Than Words)
1967 Shawn Wilbourn, US decathlete
1968 Sean Vanhorse, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
1970 Dan Jones, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
1970 Melvin Aldridge, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1970 Sergei Zubov, Moscow Russia, NHL defenseman (Team Russia, Pittsburgh)
1970 W R Tillman, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)
1971 Kristine Marie Lilly, NYC, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96)
1971 William Bell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
1977 Maria Jose Lopez, Miss Ecuador Universe (1997)
1978 Heather Noelle Jones, Miss Oregon Teen USA (1996)
1989 Caroline Giuliani, daughter of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994- )
1993 Patricia Quinn, 11th child of actor Anthony Quinn (78)


259 Dionysius elected as bishop of Rome, succeeding Sixtus II
260 St Dionysius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1298 English defeat Scots at Battle of Falkirk
1306 King Phillip the Fair, orders expulsion of Jews out of France
1456 Battle at Nandorfehervar (Belgrade): Hungarian army under Jnos Hunyadi beats sultan Murad II
1489 "Tractate Niddah" a talmudic edition, 1st printed
1489 Treaty of Frankfurt
1515 Anna of Bohemia (12) marries Karel van Ferdinand of Austria
1515 Louis of Hungary (9) marries Maria of Bohemia & succession to Hungarian throne
1515 Congress of Vienna settles issues between Poland & Holy Roman Empire
1535 Christians captured in Tunis in uprising against Adm Barbarossa
1582 Willem van Orange moves from Antwerp to Delft
1587 2nd English colony forms on Roanoke Island off NC
1627 English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rh [OS=June 12]
1632 Foundation laid in Madrid for Buen Retiro-palace for king Philip IV
1648 10,000 Jews of Polannoe murdered in Chmielnick massacre
1686 City of Albany, NY chartered
1691 Battle at Aghrim: English/Dutch army beats France
1729 Diamonds found in Minas Geras Brazil
1731 Spain signs Treaty of Vienna
1739 Turks defeats Holy Roman Emp at Crocyka Yugoslavia & threaten Belgrade
1775 George Washington takes command of US troops
1796 Cleveland, Ohio, founded by Gen Moses Cleveland
1812 Duke of Wellington defeats French at Battle of Salamanca, Spain
1859 V E Walker takes 10-74 in an innings for England v Surrey
1864 Battle of Atlanta-Hood attacks Sherman, 8449 conf, 3641 US die
1865 V E Walker takes 10-104 in an innings for Middlesex v Lancs
1893 Katharine Lee Bates writes "America the Beautiful," in Colorado
1898 Belgica crew see 1st sunrise in 1600 hrs-1st to endure Antarct winter
1901 Serbia reactivates diplomatic relations with Montenegro
1905 Phila Athletic's Weldon Henley no-hits St Louis Browns, 6-0
1912 5th Olympic games in Stockholm closes
1916 A bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in SF killing 10
1917 Alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM
1917 British bomb German lines at Ypres, 4,250,000 grenades
1918 Lightning kills 504 sheep in Utah's Wasatch National Park
1919 De Falla & Massine's "Three-cornered Hat," premieres in London
1921 25th US Golf Open: Jim Barnes shoots a 289 at Columbia CC in MD
1922 Cards enter 1st place, marks 1st time both St Louis teams are on top
1923 Walter Johnson becomes 1st to strikeout 3,000 (en route to 3,508)
1925 Yankees purchase infielder Leo Durocher
1926 105F (41C), Waterbury, Connecticut (state record)
1926 108F (42C), Troy, NY (state record)
1926 Cin Red Curt Walker ties record of 2 triples in an inning
1933 Wiley Post completes 1st round-the-world solo flight.
1933 Wiley Post completes 1st round-the-world solo flight.
1933 1st solo flight round the world 7d 19hrs (Wiley Post)
1933 Caterina Jarboro sings "Aida," NYC-1st negro prima donna in US
1933 Wiley Post completes 1st round-the-world solo flight
1935 Lester Walton appointed minister to Liberia
1936 Phillies John Moore hits 3 consecutive HRs
1937 Irish premier Eamon de Valera wins elections
1937 Senate rejects FDR proposal to enlarge Supreme Court
1939 1st black woman judge (Jane Matilda Bolin-NYC)
1940 Dutch prime minister De Geer meets Hitler seeking peace talks
1940 Jacqueline Kennedy's parents divorce
1942 4th Russian Pantser army forms with 80 tanks
1942 Gasoline rationing using coupons begins
1942 Warsaw Ghetto Jews (300,000) are sent to Treblinka extermination Camp
1943 US forces led by Gen George Patton liberate Palermo Sicily
1944 Soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation
1946 Estelle Bennett, rocker (Ronettes)
1946 Menachen Begin's opposition group surprise attack on King David hotel
1947 -8F (-13C), Charlotte Pass, NSW (Australian record)
1950 Frank Worrell completes 261 v England at Trent Bridge
1950 King Leopold, after 6 years in exile, returns to Belgium
1951 Gen Francisco Craveiro Lopes appointed pres of Portugal
1952 Poland adopts Communist-imposed Constitution
1954 Virgin Islands (US) adopts constitution (Revised Organic Act)
1954 WTHI TV channel 10 in Terre Haute, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 1st VP to preside over cabinet meeting-R Nixon
1955 Phillies longest win streak since 1892 hits 11
1958 US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Bikini Island
1959 Benjamin Britten's "Missa Brevis" in D, premieres
1959 Earth gas found at Kolham (Slochteren) Groningen
1960 Cuba nationalizes all US owned sugar factories
1961 WBNB TV channel 10 in Charlotte Amaile, VI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1962 1st US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off
1962 44th PGA Championship: Gary Player shoots a 278 at Aronimink GC PA
1962 Chic White Sox Floyd Robinson goes 6 for 6 (all singles)
1962 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Tournament
1963 Beatles release "Introducing the Beatles"
1963 Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
1964 Steve Ballesteros wins British Golf Open
1965 Edward Heath succeeds Alec Douglas-Hume as leader of Brit Cons party
1967 1st major appearance by Vanilla Fudge (Village Theater NYC)
1967 Atlanta Braves use a record 5 pitchers in 9th inning
1967 Carol Mann wins LPGA Supertest Ladies' Golf Open
1967 Jimi Hendrix quits as opening act of the Monkees' tour
1969 Aretha Franklin arrested for disturbing peace in Detroit
1969 USSR launches Sputnik 50 & Molniya 1-12 communications satellite
1971 Sudan military counter coup under premier Numeiry
1972 Venera 8 makes a soft landing on Venus.
1972 Venera 8 makes a soft landing on Venus.
1972 10.84" (27.53 cm) of rainfall, Fort Ripley, Mn (state 24-hr record)
1972 Venera 8 makes soft landing on Venus
1973 28th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning
1975 House of Reps votes to restore citizenship to Gen Robert E Lee
1976 "Let My People Come" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances
1979 Pat Meyers wins LPGA Greater Baltimore Golf Classic
1981 Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca sentenced in a Rome to life
1982 Academic Text Processing Service forms in Seattle
1982 Biggest mass wedding, Rev Sun Myung Moon weds 2,200 couples in NYC
1983 -128.6F (-89.2C) recorded, Vostok, Antarctica (world record)
1983 Angels OF Brian Downing error ends his record streak at 244 games
1983 Dick Smith makes 1st solo helicopter flight around the world
1983 Poland's PM Januzelski lifts martial law
1984 113th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 276 at St Andrews
1984 22nd Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats Australia in Sao Paulo Brazil (2-1)
1984 Kathy Whitworth wins Rochester Golf International (her 85th win)
1984 Laurent Fignon wins Tour de France
1986 House of Reps impeaches Judge Harry E Claiborne on tax evasion
1987 Said Aouita of Morocco sets 5k record (12:58.39) in Rome
1987 Soyuz TM-3 launched with 3 cosmonauts (1 Syrian)
1987 US began escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers in Persian Gulf
1988 500 US scientists pledge to boycott Pentagon germ-warfare research
1989 Kristin Huxhold, 18, of Missouri, crowned America's Junior Miss
1990 119th British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots 270 at St Andrews Scotland
1990 90th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Phil Mickelson
1990 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
1990 Greg LeMond of US wins his 3rd Tour de France
1991 Jeffrey Dahmer confesses to killing 17 males in 1978
1992 Colombia drug baron Pablo Escobar escapes prison
1992 Soyuz TM-15 launches
1993 NY Yankee Don Mattingly hits his 200th HR
1993 Soyuz TM-17 lands
1994 23rd & last part of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter (since July 16th)
1994 Doc Gooden admitted to Betty Ford Center
1994 Mariners play Red Sox as home team at Fenway, as Kingdome is repaired
1994 Military coup in Gambia: Pres Dawda Jawara flees
1994 OJ Simpson pleads "Absolutely 100% Not Guilty" of murder
1994 William Sigei runs world record 10k (26:52.53)
1995 Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), lands
1995 Susan Smith found guilty of drowning her 2 children in SC
1997 Fire breaks out at Palais de Chaillot in Paris

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