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Tuesday, July 24, 2018.



Birthdays


1380 Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint
1686 Benedetto Marcello, composer [or Aug 9]
1720 Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik
1725 John Newton, converted slave captain. Wrote "Amazing Grace."
1725 John Newton, converted slave captain. Wrote "Amazing Grace."
1725 John Newton, converted slave captain. Wrote "Amazing Grace."
1725 John Newton, converted slave captain. Wrote "Amazing Grace."
1725 John Newton, converted slave captain. Wrote "Amazing Grace."
1738 Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart)
1759 Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
1783 Simon Bolivar, freed 6 Latin American republics from the Spanish
1783 Simon Bolivar, freed 6 Latin American republics from the Spanish
1783 Simn Bolvar, freed 6 Latin American republics from Spanish rule
1796 Herman van Sonsbeeck, Dutch lawyer/statesman
1796 John Middleton Clayton, Delaware, (Sen-Del)/US Sec of State (1849-50)
1798 John Adams Dix, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1879
1802 Alexandre Dumas, told the Count of Monte Christo how to escape
1802 Alexandre Dumas, told the Count of Monte Christo how to escape
1802 Alexandre Dumas Pre, France, author (3 Musketeers)
1802 Ira Aldridge, famous African
1803 Adolphe Charles Adam, French composer/critic (Si j'tait roi)
1803 Alexander Jackson Davis, US, architect (gothic revivalist)
1815 Antoine T D'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia) [or Jan 3, 1810]
1817 Adolf WAKF, grand duke of Luxembourg (1890-1905)
1818 Felix Godefroid, composer
1826 Francisco S Lpez, [Tiran], president of Paraguay (1862-70)
1827 Julius Adolph de Lagnel, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912
1832 Johann Christoph Lauterbach, violinist
1841 Raimundo Madrazo y Garretta, painter
1842 Ambrose Bierce, Ohio, writer (Nuggets & Dust)
1856 C.E. Picard --1941
1856 C.E. Picard --1941
1856 C.E. Picard --1941
1856 C.E. Picard --1941
1856 C.E. Picard --1941
1857 Henrik Pontoppidan, Denmark, writer (Promised Country, Nobel 1917)
1858 Wolfgang Kapp, German politician (Kapp Putsch 1920)
1862 Johan A de Sleeve, [Adwaita], philosopher/classical/poet (Brahman)
1864 B[enjamin] Frank[lin] Wedekind, German writer (Lulu)
1864 Michel Gaston Carraud, composer
1865 Frank Wedekind, writer
1867 Frederic Benson, novelist
1867 Fred Tate, cricketer (father of Maurice, 1 Test, Eng v Aus 1902)
1870 Fred Law Olmsted Jr, architect/landscaper
1878 Lord Dunsany, [Edward JMD Plunkett], Irish sci-fi writer (Time & Gods)
1880 Ernest Bloch, Geneva Switzerland, composer (MacBeth)
1884 Abraham Rutgers, Dutch governor (Suriname, 1928-33)
1885 Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer
1886 Junichiro Tanizaki, Japan, writer (Snow Dusting)
1888 Arthur Richardson, Australian cricket batsman (20's)
1894 Walter Schulthess, composer
1895 Robert Graves, British poet, historical novelist (I, Claudius).
1895 Robert Graves, British poet, historical novelist (I, Claudius).
1896 Hermann Kasack, German writer (Die Stadt hinter dem Strom)
1897 Elmar Berkovich, Hungarian/Dutch designer (Eindhoven Theatre)
1897 Karl von Mechow, German writer (Auf Dem Wege, Vorsommer)
1898 Amelia Earhart, into the wild blue yonder
1898 Amelia Earhart, into the wild blue yonder
1898 Amelia Earhart, US aviator (1st woman to solo Atlantic)
1898 Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter
1899 Chief Dan George, actor (Little Big Man)
1900 Zelda Fitzgerald, 1st wife of F Scott
1902 Hans Chemin-Petit, composer
1902 Nora Swinburne, England, actress (Quo Vardis, Dinner at Ritz, River)
1903 Robert Mills Delaney, composer
1904 James R Killian Jr, MIT pres (1948-59)
1907 Hugh Charles, songwriter/impressario
1910 Edward Ford, registrat Order of Merit
1910 Harry Horner, stage/Film Designer
1913 George H Brown, film producer
1913 Johnny McAfee, Dallas Tx, singer (Sammy Kaye Show)
1914 David Miles Bensuan-Butt, economist
1914 Edwin Mirvish, owner (Old Vic)
1914 Frank Silvera, Kingston Jamaica, actor (High Chaparral)
1914 Kenneth B Clark, Canal Zone, civil rights activist (Dark Ghetto)
1914 Riccardo Malipiero, composer
1914 Robert Emhardt, actor (Mac-Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers)
1915 Frank Thistlethwaite, vice chancellor (University of East Anglia)
1916 Bob Eberly, Mechanicsville NY, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band)
1916 John D MacDonald, novelist (Deep Blue Goodbye)
1917 John Hillaby, writer/traveller
1917 Robert Farnon, composer/conductor/arranger
1917 Simon Slattvik, Norway, cross country ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1952)
1918 Ruggiero Ricci, SF Calif, composer/violinist (Paganini)
1920 Alexander H Cohen, NYC, Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe)
1920 Bella Abzug, (Rep-D-NY, 1970-74)
1922 Charles Mathias Jr, (Sen-R-MD, 1969-86)
1922 Leo Kraft, composer
1924 David Loram, British vice-admiral (Supreme Allied Commander)
1924 Glenn Loren Glasow, composer
1924 Janine Charrat, French ballerina/choreographer
1924 Lord Digby, lord-lt for Dorset
1925 Ignacio Aldecoa, Spanish writer (Gran Sol, Caballo the Pica)
1926 Hans-Gnther Winkler, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
1926 James Hele, high master (St Paul's School)
1927 James J Howard, (Rep-D-NJ, 1965- )
1927 Wilfred Josephs, composer
1929 Alfred Binns, West Indian cricket wicketkeeper (1953-56)
1929 Hedda J Garza, writer/political activist
1929 Peter Yates, director (Breaking Away, Bullitt)
1930 Boris Nikolayevich Belousov, cosmonaut
1930 Charles Hambro, English banker/multi-millionaire/CEO (Hambros)
1930 Jacqueline Brookes, Montclair NJ, actress (Jack & Mike, Another World)
1932 William D Ruckelshaus, headed Environmental Protection Agency
1933 John Aniston, Crete, actor (Search for Tomorrow, Day of our Lives)
1934 Jimmy Holiday, US singer (How Can I Forget)
1934 Thomas Ambler, CEO (Texaco)
1934 Willie Davis, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Green Bay)
1935 George Varnals, South African cricket batsman (England 1964-65)
1935 Les Reed, songwriter (Heroin)
1935 Pat Oliphant, Australia, cartoonist (7 Pres: The Art of Oliphant)
1935 Trevor Chinn, CEO (Lex)
1936 Ruth Buzzi
1936 Ruth Buzzi
1936 Ruth Buzzi
1936 Ruth Buzzi
1936 Ruth Buzzi
1936 Mark Goddard, Lowell Mass, actor (Don West-Lost in Space)
1936 Ruth Buzzi, Westerly RI, comedienne (Laugh-In, Margie-That Girl)
1937 Baroness Blatch, British minister of state for Education
1937 Barry Lloyd Vercoe, composer
1937 Quinlan Terry, architect
1938 Colin Southgate, CEO (Thorn EMI)
1938 John Sparling, NZ cricket all-rounder (11 Tests 1958-64)
1938 Mike Mainieri, rocker
1939 Barry [Norman] Malzberg, sci-fi author (Revelations, Beyond Apollo)
1939 Bob Lilly, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
1939 Walter Bellamy, New Bern NC, NBA center (Knicks/Olympic-gold-1960)
1940 Carroll A Campbell Jr, (Rep-R-SC, 1979-86)
1941 Barbara Love, rocker
1942 Chris Sarandon, WV, actor (Child's Play, Dog Day Afternoon, Lipstick)
1942 Heinz Burt, Hargin Germany, rock bassist (Tornados)
1943 Henk Vos, chemical analyst/Dutch politician (PvdA) 2nd Chamber
1943 Jim McCarty, rocker (Yardbirds)
1943 Lyudmila Bragina, USSR, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
1944 Barbara Thompson, jazz musician/composer/bandleader
1944 Jim Armstrong, rock guitarist (Them)
1946 William "Junior" Campbell, singer/guitarist (Marmalade)
1947 Geoffrey McQueen, TV Writer
1947 Michael Coveney, drama critic
1947 M Jacques Fouroux, rugby player
1947 Neil McIntosh, CEO (VSO, Center for British Teaching)
1947 Peter Serkin, NYC, pianist (Tashi)
1947 Robert Hays, Bethesda Md, actor (Airplane!, Starman, Scandalous)
1947 Zaheer Abbas, cricketer (probably Pakistan's finest batsman ever)
1949 Michael Richards
1949 Michael Richards
1949 Michael Richards
1949 Michael Richards
1949 Michael Richards
1949 Marjanne Sint, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1949 Michael Richards, LA Calif, comedian (Fridays, Kramer-Seinfeld)
1950 Dan Hedaya, actor (Cheers, Marvin's Room, Clueless)
1950 Goutam Ghose, director (Patang, Voyage Beyond, Paar)
1950 Sam Behrens, actor (Jake Meyer-General Hospital, Sunset Beach, LA Law)
1951 Lynda Carter
1951 Lynda Carter
1951 Lynda Carter
1951 Lynda Carter
1951 Lynda Carter
1951 Chris Smith, MP (Labour)
1951 Lynda Carter, Phoenix Az, Miss USA (1973)/actress (Wonder Woman)
1952 Vin Weber, (Rep-R-MN, 1981- )
1953 Jon Faddis, jazz trumpeter
1953 Julian Brazier, MP
1953 Steve Grogan, NFL QB (New England Patriots)
1954 Philippe Alliot, race driver (grand prix)
1955 Lubov Odinokova, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
1957 Dorothy Mays, Baltimore MD, playmate (Jul, 1979)
1957 Pam Tillis, Plant City Fla, country singer (Melancholy Child)
1957 Robbie Grey, rocker
1958 Mick Karn, rocker
1958 Pam Tills, Country music artist
1959 Brian Fogt, Dayton OH, Nike golfer (1992 Ft Wayne Open-7th)
1959 Edward Liddie, Union Ga, Judo fighter (Olympic-bronze-1984)
1962 Kevin Butler, NFL kicker (Chic Bears)
1963 Julie Krone, Benton Harbor Mich, jockey (1st female to win Belmont-93)
1963 Kadeem Hardison, NYC, actor (Dwayne-Different World)
1963 Karl Malone, Summeerfield LA, NBA forward (Utah, Oly-2 gold-92, 96)
1963 Paul Geary, Boston Mass, heavy metal drummer (Extreme-More Than Words)
1964 Barry Bonds, Riverside CA, left fielder (Pirates, SF Giants, 3X MVP)
1964 Erminia Russo, Kelowna BC, volleyball player (Olympics-96)
1964 Teri Schroeder, Newport Beach Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13-1993)
1965 Andrew Gaze, Australian basketball player (Olympics-1984, 88, 92, 96)
1965 Brian Blades, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
1965 Joe Oliver, Memphis TN, catcher (Cin Reds)
1965 Kadeem Hardison, actor (A Different World, The Sixth Man)
1967 Jasper Teule, Dutch rock singer/bassist (Pilgrims-Once to Everything)
1968 John P Navin Jr, Phila, actor (Joey Elliot-Jennifer Slept Here)
1968 Mark Gunn, NFL defensive end (Phila Eagles)
1969 Chris King, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1969 Rick Fox, NBA guard/forward (LA Lakers, Boston Celtics)
1969 Steve Jennings, Wash DC, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1970 Jennifer Lopez
1970 Jennifer Lopez
1970 Jennifer Lopez
1970 Jennifer Lopez
1970 Jennifer Lopez
1970 Blaine Bishop, NFL safety (Houston Oilers)
1970 Gerald Ressman, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1970 Philip Sykes, Tacoma Wash, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1970 Stephanie Adams, NJ, playmate (Nov, 1992)
1973 Tasha Ebanks, Miss Universe-Cayman Islands (1996)
1974 Steve Bornhoeft, LaGrange Ill, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1975 Gloria Pizzichini, Italy, tennis star
1976 Anita Nall, US, breaststroke swimmer (Olympics-gold-1992)
1976 Chris[tian] Patrick Raymond Ahrens, Whitefish Bay Wis, rower (Oly-96)
1976 Scott Logan, Brisbane QLD Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1977 Arnold Bruggink, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
1977 Lee EunHee, Miss Korea Universe (1997)
1982 Anna Paquin
1982 Anna Paquin
1982 Anna Paquin
1982 Anna Paquin
1982 Anna Paquin
1982 Anna Paquin, oscar winning actress (Piano)
1987 Mara Wilson, actress (Mrs Doubtfire)
1990 Evan James Springsteen, LA Calif, rocker Bruce Springsteen's son
1993 Arissa Seagal, daughter of Kelly LeBrock & Steven Seagal

Events


Pioneer Day in Utah.
Pioneer Day in Utah.
1487 Citizens of Leeuwarden Neth rebel against ban on foreign beer
1534 Jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France
1554 Queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem
1567 Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate & 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland
1577 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
1577 Treason of Don Juan in Brussels
1581 States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange
1651 Anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va
1673 Edmund Halley enters Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate
1683 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord
1692 French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)
1701 French make 1st landing at site of Detroit.
1701 French make 1st landing at site of Detroit.
1701 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit
1704 Great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain
1704 Great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain
1704 English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar
1712 Battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII
1758 George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
1783 Georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia
1793 France passes 1st copyright law
1799 William Clark (of Lewis & Clark) is willed the slave York
1824 Harrisburg Pennsylvanian newspaper publishes results of 1st public opinion poll. Clear lead for Andrew Jackson
1833 HMS Beagle departs Maldonado Uruguay
1847 Mormon leader Brigham Young & followers arrive at Salt Lake City,
1847 Mormon leader Brigham Young & followers arrive at Salt Lake City,
1847 Brigham Young & his Mormon followers arrive at Salt Lake City, UT
1847 Rotary-type printing press patents by Richard March Hoe, NYC
1851 Window tax abolished in Britain
1861 Skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA - CS Gen Wise retreats
1863 Battle at Battle Mountain, Virginia
1864 Battle of Winchester, VA US1200 CS600
1866 Tennessee becomes 1st Confederate state readmitted to Union
1870 1st trans-US rail service begins
1877 1st time federal troops are used to combat strikers
1883 Arabi Pasha declares a holy war in Egypt
1886 China takes British protectorate of Burma
1893 For only time in history of US Tennis championships, an event is held off the Eastern seaboard. Men's double championship in Chicago
1900 Race riot in New Orleans, 2 white policemen killed
1902 Trumper a century before lunch 4th Test Cricket v England
1905 Treaty of Bjrk: Emperor Wilhelm II/czar Nicholas II
1908 John Hayes wins 4th olympics marathon (2:55:18.4 world record)
1909 Bkln Dodger Nap Rucker strikes out 16 Pitts Pirates
1910 Matador Juan Belmonte (18) kills his 1st bull
1911 Hiram Bingham discovers Lost City of the Incas
1911 Cleve's League Park hosts 1st unofficial ML All Star game (benefit game for Addie Joss' family). Cleveland Naps lose to All Stars 5-3
1915 Excursion ship Eastland capsizes in Lake Michigan, 852 die
1919 Race Riot in Washington DC (6 killed, 100 wounded)
1921 Belgium's Lon Scieur wins Tour de France
1923 Allied Powers & Turkey sign peace treaty, Lausanne
1925 Scopes guilty of teaching evolution in a Tn HS, fined $100 & costs
1929 Hoover proclaims Kellogg-Briand Pact which renounced war
1929 Hoover proclaims Kellogg-Briand Pact which renounced war
1929 NY to SF foot race ends (2 months) winner is 60 year old Monteverde
1929 Pres Hoover proclaims Kellogg-Briand Pact which renounces war
1931 George Gunn gets 183 & son of a gunn George Vernon 100* same innings
1931 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2 mile (8:59.6)
1933 German judge Vogt signs deed of accusation against Van der Lubbe
1933 #1726 Hoffmeister, #2136 Jugta, #2158, #3957 Sugie & #4589 McDowell
1934 1st ptarmigan hatched & reared in captivity, Ithaca, NY
1935 1st greeting telegram sent in Britain
1936 118F (48C), Minden, Nebraska (state record)
1936 121F (49C), near Alton, Kansas (state record)
1936 Gen Mola & Cabanellas form Spanish anti-govt
1937 Alabama drops charges against 5 blacks accused of rape in Scottsboro
1938 Instant coffee invented
1940 1st illegal "Newsletter of Pieter It Hen" publishes in Netherlands
1940 Linthorst Homan, de Quay & Einthoven forms Dutch Union
1941 FDR demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China
1941 Nazi execute entire Jewish population of Grodz Lithuania
1941 Red Sox Lefty Grove, 41, wins his 300th game
1942 Irving Berlin's musical "This is the Army," premieres in NYC
1943 RAF bombs Hamburg (20,000 dead)
1944 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions
1944 Soviet forces liberate concentration camp Majdanek
1944 US troops land on Tinian
1945 US destroyer Underhill torpedoed West of Guam
1946 US detonates atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll. See film Radio Bikini.
1946 US detonates atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll. See film Radio Bikini.
1946 9 Spokane baseball players (Western League), die in a bus crash
1946 US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Bikini Island
1948 4 Duluth Minn Dukes (St Louis Cards Class C farm team) die in crash
1948 Soviets blockades Berlin from west
1949 Inidian pitcher Bob Lemon hits 2 HRs to beat Senators, 7-5
1950 V-2/WAC Corporal rocket launch; 1st launch from Cape Canaveral
1952 112F (44C), Louisville, Georgia (state record)
1952 Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record 5K (14:06.6)
1952 Pres Truman settles 53-day steel strike
1953 KEYT TV channel 3 in Santa Barbara, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1955 Ali Sastroamidjojo of Govt resigns in Indonesia
1955 Betty Jameson/Mary Faulk wins Virg Hot Springs 4-Ball Golf Tournament
1956 Brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow," premieres in London
1956 Dodgers lose to the Reds, 2-1, playing in Jesey City
1957 KTVC TV channel 6 in Ensign, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting
1957 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1958 14 people named 1st life peers in UK
1958 Ted Williams is fined $250 for spitting at Boston fans again
1958 Test Cricket debuts against NZ for Dexter, Illingworth & Subba Row
1959 Nixon has the `Kitchen Debate' with Khrushchev
1959 Nixon has the `Kitchen Debate' with Khrushchev
1959 500,000th Dutch TV set registered
1959 VP Nixon argues with Khrushchev, known as "Kitchen Debate"
1960 42nd PGA Championship: Jay Hebert shoots a 281 at Firestone CC Akron
1961 Beginning of a trend, a US commercial plane is hijacked to Cuba
1961 Edwin Newman becomes news anchor of Today Show
1961 Roger Maris hits 4 home runs, in a doubleheader
1963 124 Unification church couples wed in Korea
1963 Dutch govt of Marijnen forms
1964 -27) race riot in Rochester, New York, 4 killed
1965 "Flora, the Red Menace" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 87 perfs
1965 Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"
1965 Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets
1965 Rock group "Animals" 1st time on British charts
1966 48th PGA Championship: Al Geiberger shoots a 280 at Firestone CC Akron
1966 Gloria Ehret/Judy Kimball wins LPGA Yankee Women's Golf Open
1967 49th PGA Championship: Don January shoots a 281 at Columbine CC Colo
1967 Beatles sign a petition in Times to legalize marijuana
1967 Charles de Gaulle says 'Vive le Qubec libre! Long live free Quebec!'
1967 Chinese army/air force/fleet repress uprising in Wuhan City
1967 Norway requests European Common Market membership
1967 Race riots in Cambridge Maryland
1967 Race riots in Detroit force postponement of Tigers-Orioles game
1968 Hoyt Wilhelm's 907th breaks Cy Young's record for pitching appearances
1969 Apollo 11 returns to Earth
1969 Hoyt Wilhelm pitches in a record 907th major league game
1969 Muhammad Ali is convicted for refusing induction in US Army on appeal
1970 Intl Law Tennis Assn institutes 9 point tie break rule
1970 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1971 WUHQ TV channel 41 in Battle Creek, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
1972 Jigme Singye Wangchuk becomes king of Bhutan at 16
1973 44th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Royals Stadium, KC
1973 All star MVP: Bobby Bonds (SF Giants)
1974 Supreme Court unanimously rules Nixon must turn over Watergate tapes
1975 Apollo 18 returns to Earth
1976 John Naber is 1st to swin 200m backstroke under 2 minutes
1977 32nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Hollis Stacy
1977 Pete Rose passes Frankie Frisch as switch-hit leader with 2,881
1977 Seattle's John Montague pitches 6 2/3 innings of perfect relief tying 2 game record of retiring 33 consecutive batsmen
1978 "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" premieres in NYC
1978 Margaret Gardiner, of South Africa, crowned 27th Miss Universe
1978 Pete Rose ties NL hitting streak of 37 games
1978 Billy Martin resigns as Yankee manager after "one is a born liar the other a convicted one" comment about Steinbrenner & Jackson
1979 Pres Carter names Paul Volcker, pres of Federal Reserves
1979 Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski hits his 400th HR
1981 Mohammed Ali Rajai elected president of Iran
1982 "Best Little Whorehouse in Tx" closes at E O'Neill NYC after 63 perfs
1982 KHJ (LA) & KFRC (SF) become 2nd & 3rd stereo AM stations
1983 "Mame" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 41 performances
1983 21st Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats Germany in Zurich Switz (2-1)
1983 Lauren Howe wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1983 Laurent Fignon wins Tour de France
1983 Pine Tar Game: Brett's HR disallowed against Yanks (overturned)
1983 Sonya Robinson, (Milwaukee), 23, crowned 16th Miss Black America
1984 Steve Ballesteros wins British Open
1985 Gandhi signs peace contract with Sikh leader Harchand Singh Longowai
1986 SF Federal jury convicts navy radioman Jerry Whitworth of espionage
1987 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.3 (updated) released
1987 USSR performs underground nuclear Test
1988 43rd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Liselotte Neumann
1988 US & Jamacia play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1989 Paula Gwynn, 22, crowned 21st Miss Black America
1990 Ms. Magazine hits newstands again after an 8 month hiatus
1990 US warships in Persian Gulf placed on alert after Iraq masses nearly 30,000 troops near its border with Kuwait
1991 Ottawa Rough Riders Board of Directors resign
1991 U of Manchester scientist announce finding a planet outside of solar system
1992 Faye Vincent reinstates Yankee owner George Steinbrenner (eff 3/1/93)
1992 Vickers Viscount crashes, 70 die
1993 Actor Richard Moll (Night Court) weds Susan Brown
1993 Met Vince Coleman injures 3 when he throws cherry bomb at Dodger fans
1993 NY Met Anthony Young loses record 27th straight
1993 Night Court actor Richard Moll (50) weds Susan Brown (32)
1994 32nd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)
1994 49th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan
1994 Asociacn de Estados del Caribe (AEC) forms
1994 Bodo kills 37 Moslems in Bashbari NE India
1994 Miguel Indurain wins Tour de France

That's All....

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