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Wednesday, July 25, 2018.



Birthdays


975 Thietmar, bishop of Merseburg, German chronicler
1109 Afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85)
1404 Philips van Saint-Pol, Duke of Brabant
1517 Jacques Peletier (du Mans), French poet/scientist
1575 Christoph Scheiner, Germany, astronomer
1579 Valerius Otto, composer
1626 Geeraerdt Brandt, Dutch theologist/poet/historian
1654 Agostino Steffani, composer
1657 Philipp Heinrich Erlebach, composer
1683 Pieter Langendijk, painter/etcher/playwright (Wiskunstenaars)
1691 Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini)
1715 Immanuel J Pyra, German poet (Temple of Real Poetry)
1761 Charlotte von Kalb, German writer
1772 Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer
1775 Anna Symmes Harrison, Ohio, 9th 1st lady (1841)
1778 Heinrich Gebhard, composer
1780 Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer
1786 Giacomo Cordella, composer
1795 James Barry, female disguised as a man, surgeon general (British army)
1800 Heinrich R G”ppert, German paleo-botanist
1804 Carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Italian minister of Education
1816 Christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition)
1822 Schuyler Hamilton, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1903
1824 Richard James Oglesby, Union (Union volunteers), died in 1899
1832 Simon Hassler, composer
1840 Flora Adams Darling, founded Daughters of American Revolution
1848 Arthur Earl Balfour, (C), British PM (1902-05) (Balfour Declaration)
1855 Edward Solomon, composer
1865 Jac[obus] P Thijsse, Dutch biologist/educator (Contact with Plants)
1866 Frederick Frost Blackman, English botanist
1867 Max Dauthendy, German painter/author (Ewige Hochzeit)
1870 Jan D Domela Nieuwenhuis Nyegaard, Dutch vicar (Young Flanders)
1876 Gabri‰lla V M Elisabeth, Queen of Belgium/duchess of Bavaria
1883 Alfredo Casella, Turin Italy, composer (La Giara)
1884 Davidson Black, Canada, doctor of anatomy (identified Peking Man)
1885 Benito Lynch, Irish/Argentine writer (Caranchos de la Florida)
1890 Julian Rivero, SF CA, actor (Son of Oklahoma, Via Pony Express)
1890 Tom O'Brien, San Diego CA, actor (Physical Evidence)
1893 Dorothy Dickson, actress/dancer (Paying the Piper, Danny Boy)
1894 Walter Brennan
1894 Walter Brennan
1894 Walter Brennan
1894 Walter Brennan
1894 Walter Brennan
1895 Yvonne Printemps, Ermont France, singer/actress (Le Duel)
1896 Richard N Gale, English general/airborne commander (Normandy)
1897 Hermann Ambrosius, composer
1899 Arthur Lubin, film director
1899 Ralph Dumke, Indiana, actor (Movieland Quiz)
1900 Enrique Amorim, Uruguayan author (La victoria no viene sola)
1901 Walter Breedveld/Reinier de Muntel, writer (Een ship vergaat)
1902 Eric Hoffer, US longshoreman, author (The True Believer).
1902 Eric Hoffer, US longshoreman, author (The True Believer).
1902 Eric Hoffer, longshoreman/author (True Believer)
1903 Andre Fleury, composer
1905 Elias Canetti, Bulgarian writer (Nobel 1981).
1905 Elias Canetti, Bulgarian writer (Nobel 1981).
1905 Elias Canetti, Bulgarian/British novelist (Life-Terms, Nobel 1981)
1905 Lila Lee, Union City NJ, actress (Midnight Girl, Blood & Sand)
1907 Jack Gilford, NYC, actor (Save the Tiger, Cocoon, Arthur 2)
1908 Joseph Mitchell, writer
1913 John Cairncross, linguist (5th Man)
1914 Woody Strode, actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream)
1915 David Napley, solicitor
1916 Ko van Dijk Jr, Dutch actor (Zaak M P)
1918 Nan Grey, [Eschal Miller], actress (3 Grief Girl, Dracula's Daughters)
1919 Hubert Booi, Bonairian poet (Golgotha/Muchila)
1921 John Christopherson, artist/collector
1924 Estelle Getty
1924 Estelle Getty
1924 Estelle Getty
1924 Estelle Getty
1924 Estelle Getty
1924 Estelle Getty, NYC, actress (Sophia Petrillo-Golden Girls)
1924 Frank Church, (Sen-D-Id, 1957-81)
1925 Alistair Taylor, cricketer (one Test as opening bat for S Afr 1956)
1925 Jerry Paris, SF Calif, director/actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show)
1926 Teodor Grigoriu, composer
1927 Midge Decter, St Paul Minn, anti woman's lib (Liberated Woman...)
1927 Stanley Dancer, harness racer (4 Hambletonians, 3 Trot Triple Crown)
1930 Maureen Forrester, Montreal Canada, contralto (Ressurection Symphony)
1930 Murray Chapple, cricketer (NZ Test batsman through the 1950's)
1931 Cornelis P van Dijk, Dutch minister of the Interior
1932 Gibson N Kente, composer
1932 Paul Joseph Weitz, Erie Pennsylvania, astronaut (Skylab 2, STS 6)
1935 Barbara Harris
1935 Barbara Harris
1935 Barbara Harris
1935 Barbara Harris
1935 Barbara Harris
1935 Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi businessman/billionaire/arms dealer
1935 Barbara Harris, [Sandra Mankwitz], actress (Plaza Suite, Family Plot)
1935 Laurent Terzieff, Paris, actor (Pharoah-Moses the Law Giver) [or 6/25]
1939 Richard Akre Trythall, composer
1940 John Pennel, pole vaulter (James E Sullivan Award-1963)
1941 Nate Thurmond, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers)
1941 Raul Ruiz, Puerto Mott Chile, actor (Lexot, Capitolo 66)
1942 Felix Ph Ingold, writer
1943 Janet Margolin, NYC, actress (Take the Money & Run, David & Lisa)
1943 Jim McCarty, Liverpool, rock drummer (Yardbirds-For Your Love)
1943 Roy Acuff Jr, rocker
1944 Helga I "Mijanou" van Baarzel, Dutch actress (Klaverweide-Alicia)
1944 Molly Bennett Aiken, founder (riding for the handicapped)
1944 Tom Dawes, rocker
1945 Donna Theodore, Broadway singer (Hollywood Talent Scouts)
1948 Brian M[ichael] Stableford, UK, sci-fi author (Day of Wrath)
1948 Steve Goodman, Chicago, singer/songwriter (Somebody Elses Trouble)
1950 Mark Clarke, rocker (Uriah Heep)
1951 Vanessa, [Conny Witteman], Dutch model/singer
1951 Verdine White, US bassist (Earth, Wind & Fire)
1952 "Gorgeous" Jimmy Garvin, [Williams], NWA/WCW/AWA wrestler
1954 Walter Payton
1954 Walter Payton
1954 Walter Payton
1954 Walter Payton
1954 Walter Payton
1954 Ken Greer, rock guitarist (Red Rider)
1954 Lynn Frederick, Middlesex England, actress (Schizophrenia)
1954 Walter Payton, NFL running back (Chicago Bears)
1955 Bantubonke Holomisa, minister of Defense of Transkei (1988- )
1956 Iman, [Abdulmajid], Mogadishu Somalia, model/actress (Star Trek 6)
1957 Bogdan Musiol, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-bronze-1980)
1957 Daniel W Bursch, Bristol PA, Lt Cmdr USN/Astronaut (STS 51, 68, 77)
1957 Ray Billingsley, comic strip cartoonist (Curtis)
1957 Roger Clinton, singer, President Clinton's half-brother
1958 Henk Wanders, Dutch bassist (Frank Boeijen Group)
1958 Thurston Moore, US guitarist/songwriter (Sonic Youth)
1961 Katherine Kelly Lang, LA Calif, actress (Brooke-Bold & Beautiful)
1962 Doug Drabek, Victoria TX, pitcher (Houston Astros, NY Yankees)
1962 Mike Buncic, Patterson NJ, discus thrower
1964 Jose Bautista, Bani Dom Rep, pitcher (SF Giants)
1964 Tony Granato, Downers Grove, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
1965 Illeana Douglas, Mass, actress (Picture Perfect, To Die For, Hacks)
1965 Marty Brown, Owensboro Ky, country singer (Wildest Dreams)
1965 Tom Dvorak, Braunschwieg GER, Canada equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
1965 Torey Lovullo, Santa Monica CA, infielder (Oakland A's)
1966 Elke Jeinsen, Hanover Germany, playmate (May, 1993)
1967 Dave Jareckie, Mexico City Mexico, US biathelete (Olympics-1994)
1967 Ed Sprague, Castro Valley CA, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
1967 Matt LeBlanc, actor (Joey Tribbiani-Friends)
1969 Andrea Wieland, Atlanta GA, field hockey goaltender (Olympics-96)
1969 Angela Melini, Saigon, Vietnam, playmate (Jun, 1992)
1969 Jon Barry, NBA guard (LA Lakers, Golden State Warriors)
1969 Kevin Smith, NFL tight end (Oakland Raiders)
1969 Trevor Peres, US, metal guitarist (Obituary-The End Complete)
1970 Nicholas CEJ Windsor, son of English prince Edward, duke of Kent
1971 Billy Wagner, Marion VA, pitcher (Houston Astros)
1971 Pedro Martinez, Manoguayabo Dom Rep, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1971 Stacy Dawn Cenedese, Miss USA-Wyoming (1997)
1971 Tracy Murray, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors, Wash Wizards)
1972 Craig Howard, Redding California, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Rolex)
1972 Kevin Roberts, cricketer (NSW middle-order batsman since 1994-95)
1974 Lysa Jackson, Miss South Carolina USA (1996)
1974 Todd Fuller, NBA center (SF Warriors)
1975 Jay R Ferguson Jr, Dallas Tx, actor (Taylor Newton-Evening Shade)
1978 Louise Brown, 1st test-tube baby (born under the sign of Pyrex)
1978 Louise Brown, 1st test-tube baby (born under the sign of Pyrex)
1978 Caroline Nicole Brigman, Miss South Carolina Teen USA (1997)
1978 Louise Joy Brown, Oldham England, world's 1st "test tube baby"
1982 Brad Renfro, actor (Client)

Events


325 The Council of Nicea closes. Drafted Nicean creed and fixed formula for Easter Sunday.
325 The Council of Nicea closes. Drafted Nicean creed and fixed formula for Easter Sunday.
325 The Council of Nicea closes. Drafted Nicean creed and fixed formula for Easter Sunday.
325 The Council of Nicea closes. Drafted Nicean creed and fixed formula for Easter Sunday.
325 The Council of Nicea closes. Drafted Nicean creed and fixed formula for Easter Sunday.
841 Battle at Fontenay: Louis & Charles beat their brother Lotharius I
1139 Count Alfonso I of Portugal becomes king
1215 Frederik II (20) crowned king of German
1261 Byzantium Emperor Michael VIII recaptures Constantinople
1360 Jews are expelled from Breslau Silesia
1511 Portugese assault on city Malakka attack
1519 San Cristob l de la Habana forms in Cuba
1521 About 300 heretics burned in Vrijdagmarkt Gent
1564 Maximilian II succeeds his father Ferdinand II as RC emperor
1570 Battle at Arnay-le-Duc Bourgundy: Huguenots-French govt army
1585 Amsterdam bans 45 roman catholics
1593 France's Protestant King Henri IV converts to Roman Catholic
1652 Nikita Minin becomes patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
1670 Austrian Emperor Leopold I expels 4,000 Jews from Vienna
1670 Don Juan Domingo Zu¤iga y Fonseca becomes gov-gen of Southern Neth
1670 Vienna Austria expels Jews
1689 France declares war on England
1729 North Carolina becomes a royal colony
1759 British capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War)
1775 Maryland issues currency depicting George III trampling Magna Carta
1792 Dutch patriots exiles finds "Bataafs Legion"
1799 French-Egyptian forces under Napolean I beat Turks at Battle of Abukir
1814 Battle of Niagara Falls (Lundy's Lane); Americans defeat British
1814 George Stephenson introduced the 1st steam locomotive
1822 Gen Agust¡n de Iturbide crowned Agust¡n I, 1st emperor of M‚xico
1832 1st railroad accident in US, Granite Railway, Quincy, Mass-1 dies
1835 Ibrahim Pasha's army attacks Jewish settlers of Hebron Palestine
1848 1st battle at Custozza: Austrians under Radetzky beat Italian
1850 Gold discovered in Oregon (Rogue River)
1860 1st US intercollegiate billiard match (Harvard vs Yales)
1861 Washington DC - Crittenden resolution is passed stating that the war is to be fought to preserve union & uphold the Constitution, not to alter slavery
1861 Skirmish at Fort Fillmore, NM Terr - Rebels attack Union troops
1863 Skirmish at Barbee's Crossroads, Virginia
1866 25th Postmaster General: Alexander W Randall of Wis takes office
1866 David Faragut appointed as 1st admiral of US Navy
1866 US Grant named 1st general of Army
1868 US Congress forms Wyoming Territory (Dakota, Utah & Idaho)
1871 Carousel patents by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa
1898 1st US troops land & occupy Puerto Rice, at Guanica Bay
1899 Stuart K. Hine, wrote "How Great Thou Art."
1899 Stuart K. Hine, wrote "How Great Thou Art."
1899 Stuart K. Hine, wrote "How Great Thou Art."
1899 Stuart K. Hine, wrote "How Great Thou Art."
1899 Stuart K. Hine, wrote "How Great Thou Art."
1900 Gilbert Jessop hits his 2nd 100 before lunch in same cricket match
1902 James J Jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1903 Castle on top of Telegraph Hill closes
1909 first airplane flight across the English Channel.
1909 first airplane flight across the English Channel.
1909 France's Louis Bl‚riot, makes 1st airplane flight across Engl Channel
1912 Comoros proclaimed a French colonies
1913 Carl Weilman strikes out 6 times in a 15 inning game
1913 Pirates Max Carey goes hitless, but scores 5 runs against Phillies
1914 Germany soc-democrat "No German blood for Austrian tyrant"
1914 Last day of club cricket for W G Grace at age 66 He made 69
1916 Explosion at Lake Erie & Cleveland Waterworks
1918 Annette Adams sworn in as 1st woman district attorney of US, Calif
1918 Race riot in Chester Pennsylvania (3 blacks & 2 whites killed)
1920 Red Sox turn triple-play, but Ruth's 35th HR leads Yanks to 8-2 win
1922 AT&T begins broadcasting on WBAY (NYC-later WEAF, WNBC, WRCA & WFAN)
1923 German mark devalued to 600,000 Dmark=$1
1930 Phila Athletics triple steal in 1st & 4th innings vs Cleveland
1933 1st Dutch live radio concert: Duke Ellington
1934 Failed nazi coup in Austria
1936 115 acre Orchard Beach opens in the Bronx
1938 Jewish artisans not allowed in Germany
1938 Revolutionary offensive of Ebro Spain (Hollander Piet)
1939 5th & last Dutch govt of Colijn, forms
1939 NY Yankee Atley Donald sets AL rookie record with 12 consecutive win
1940 John Sigmund begins swimming for 89 hrs 46 mins in the Mississippi R
1941 FDR bans selling benzine/gasoline to Japan
1941 Red Sox Lefty Grove becomes 12th to win 300 games (his last victory)
1942 German troops occupy Rostov
1942 German troops strike at Tsym Lyanskaja
1943 1st warship named for a Black person, SS Leonard Roy Harmon, launched
1943 Benito Mussolini captured, dismissed as premier of Italy during WW II
1943 Opposition group Zwaantje forms in Delfzijl
1943 RAF bombs Fokker airplane factory in Amsterdam
1944 -26] Japanse banzai-attack on Guam
1944 1st jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262)
1944 Allied jailbreak at St-L“ (behind German lines)
1944 US troop march into Guam
1944 USAF kills 136, wounds 621 GI's at St-L“
1946 1st bikini is shown at a Paris fashion show
1946 US detonates underwater A-bomb at Bikini (5th atomic explosion)
1947 US Air Force, Navy & War Dept form US Dept of Defense
1947 US Department of Army created
1949 St Louis Cardinal Stan Musial hits for the cycle beating Bkln 14-1
1952 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico created.
1952 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico created.
1952 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico created (Constitution Day)
1952 Puerto Rico becomes a self-governing US commonwealth
1953 NYC transit fare rises from 10› to 15›, 1st use of subway tokens
1954 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Fort Wayne Golf Open
1956 Italian liner Andrea Doria sank after collision with Stockholm.
1956 Italian liner Andrea Doria sank after collision with Stockholm.
1956 38th PGA Championship: Jack Burke at Blue Hill CC Boston
1956 Italian liner Andrea Doria sinks after colliding with the Stockholm
1956 Jordan attacks UN Palestine force
1957 Monarchy in Tunisia abolished in favor of a republic
1957 Peter Loader takes a cricket hat-trick England v WI Headingley
1957 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1960 Company Industrielle et ForestŠre (Indufor) forms in Brussels
1960 US Republican convention nominates Nixon as presidential candidate
1961 Maris hits home runs 37, 38, 39 & 40 in a doubleheader
1962 House passes bill requiring equal pay for equal work regardless of sex
1963 US Russia & England sign nuclear test ban treaty
1963 US Russia & England sign nuclear test ban treaty
1963 Belgian Senate accept Law on language regulations
1963 US, Russia & England sign nuclear Test ban treaty
1964 "Here's Love" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 338 performances
1964 Beatles' "Hard Day's Night, A," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 14 weeks
1964 Bob Simpson out for 311 at Old Trafford
1964 Race riot in Rochester NY
1965 Folk-rock begins, Dylan uses electricity at Newport Folk Festival
1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Tournament
1966 Brian Jones final perfomance as a Rolling Stone
1966 Eric Clapton records guitar tracks for Harrison's "While My Guitar..."
1966 Mao Tse Tung swims Yangtse River
1966 Supremes release "You Can't Hurry Love"
1966 Yankee manager Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame
1967 Construction begins on SF MUNI METRO (Market Street subway)
1968 Pope John Paul VI publishes "Humanae Vitae," which condemns artificial birth control.
1968 Pope John Paul VI publishes "Humanae Vitae," which condemns artificial birth control.
1968 Pope John Paul VI publishes "Humanae Vitae," which condemns artificial birth control.
1968 Pope John Paul VI publishes "Humanae Vitae," which condemns artificial birth control.
1968 Pope John Paul VI publishes "Humanae Vitae," which condemns artificial birth control.
1968 Pope Paul VI encyclical against On regulation of birth
1969 1st performance of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Fillmore East, NY)
1969 70,000 attend Seattle Pop Festival
1969 Edward Kennedy pleads guilty to leaving scene of an accident a week after the Chappaquiddick car accident that killed Mary Jo Kopechne
1970 "(They Long to Be) Close to You" reaches #1
1971 Judy Kimball wins LPGA O'Sullivan Ladies Golf Open
1972 43rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stad
1972 All star MVP: Joe Morgan (Cin Reds)
1972 US health officials concede blacks were used as guinea pigs in 40 year syphilis experiment
1973 USSR launches Mars 5
1973 USSR launches Mars 5
1973 George Harrison pays œ1,000,000 tax on his Bangladesh concert & album
1973 USSR launches Mars 5
1975 "A Chorus Line," longest-running Broadway show (6,137), premieres
1976 Annegret Richter runs 100m (11.01)
1976 Susie Berning wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1978 Bob Dylan booed off Newport Folk Festival for using electric guitar
1978 Bob Lemon replaces Billy Martin as Yankee manager
1978 Cin Red Pete Rose sets NL record hitting in 38 consecutive games
1978 John Lydon forms rock group Public Ltd Image
1979 109 cm rainfall at Alvin Texas (state record)
1980 Train crash at Winsum, 9 die
1980 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1981 Voyager 2 encounters Saturn, "thousands of rings".
1981 Voyager 2 encounters Saturn, "thousands of rings".
1981 Voyager 2 encounters Saturn
1982 20th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Germany in Santa Clara USA (3-0)
1982 37th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Janet Anderson
1982 France performs nuclear Test
1983 1st non-human primate (baboon) conceived in a lab dish, San Antonio
1983 Washington Public Power Supply System defaulted $2.25 billion
1984 Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes 1st woman to walk in space
1985 Spokeswoman for Rock Hudson confirmed he had AIDS
1985 Steve Cram runs world record 1 mile (3:46.32)
1985 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1985 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1985 Uganda suspends constitution following coup
1986 Sikhs extremist kill 16 hindus in Muhktsar India
1987 USSR launches Kosmos 1870, 15-ton earth-study satellite.
1987 USSR launches Kosmos 1870, 15-ton earth-study satellite.
1987 Sherri Martel beats Fabulous Moolah for WWF Woman's Championship Belt
1987 USSR launches Kosmos 1870, 15-ton Earth-study satellite
1988 Mindy Duncan, 16, of Oregon, crowned 6th Miss Teen USA
1988 Pedro Delgado wins Tour de France
1989 Brandi Sherwood, of Idaho, crowned 7th Miss Teen USA
1990 "Les Miserables," opens at Princess Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
1990 KC Royal George Brett hits for the cycle
1990 Nadezhda Ryashkina of USSR sets 10K walk woman's record (41:56.23)
1990 Roseanne Barr sings National Anthem at San Diego Padre game
1990 US Ambassador tells Iraq, US won't take sides in Iraq-Kuwait dispute
1990 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1991 Howard Stern adds a 4th radio market (KLSX FM-97.1 Los Angeles)
1991 Seattle Jay Buhner hits a 479' HR in Yankee Stadium
1991 Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long treated for an apparent suicide attempt after he learned he tested positive for steroid use
1992 25th Olympic Summer games opens in Barcelona, Spain
1992 Army refused to overturn 127 year old conviction against Dr Mudd
1993 31st Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats Australia in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)
1993 48th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Lauri Merten
1993 Designer Claude Montana (44) weds his model Wallis Franken (44)
1993 Israeli offensive against terrorist bases in South Lebanon
1993 Miguel Indurain wins his 3rd Tour de France
1994 Jordan & Israeli end 46 year state of war (Wash DC)
1996 Kim LaPlante of Washington state crowned Mrs United States
1997 Autumn Jackson, found guilty of trying to extort $40M from Bill Cosby
1997 Carroll O'Connor found not guilty of slandering Harry Perzigian
1997 Howard Stern is fired from radio station, KEGL Dallas
1997 QB Brett Favre, re-signs with Green Bay Packers for $50M for 7 yrs
1997 Rocker Rick Danko gets suspended sentence in Japan for drug smuggling
1997 Vincent "The Chin" Gigante found guilty of racketeering in NYC
1999 54th US Women's Open Golf Championship

That's All....

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