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Friday, July 6, 2018.



Birthdays


1542 Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg
1580 Johann Stobaeus, composer
1632 Albert Schop, composer
1632 Pietro Reggio, composer
1638 Gerrit A Berckheyde, Dutch painter
1668 Peter Burmannus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch attorney/classicist
1678 Nicola Francesco Haym, composer
1702 Franz Anton Maichelbeck, composer
1739 Freidrich Wilhelm Rust, composer
1747 John Paul Jones, naval hero, "I have not yet begun to fight"
1747 John Paul Jones, naval hero, "I have not yet begun to fight"
1747 Coelestin Jungbauer, composer
1747 John Paul Jones, naval hero ("I have not yet begun to fight")
1753 John H Midderigh, Rotterdam patriot, baptized
1773 Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, composer
1782 Luis [Philippus] Brion, Curaao commander of Colombian fleet
1785 William J Hooker, English botanist/director (Kew Gardens)
1793 Jacob M de Kempenaer, Dutch lawyer/min of Internal Affairs (1848-49)
1796 Nicholas I, tsar of Russia (1825-55).
1796 Nicholas I, tsar of Russia (1825-55).
1796 Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55)
1800 Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer
1814 Justus McKinstry, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1818 Adolf Anderssen, Prussia, world chess champion (1851-66)
1821 Edward Winston Pettus, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907
1832 Maximilian F J, archduke of Austria/Emperor of Mexico
1837 Wlasyslaw Zelenski, composer
1852 John Albert Delany, composer
1856 Edward Anseele, Belgian minister of Rail/PTT
1859 Verner von Heidenstam, Sweden, poet/novelist (Charles Men, Nobel 1916)
1864 Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazil, composer/conductor (Artemis)
1868 Petrus A Euwens, Dutch vicar/editor (Amigoe di Curaao)
1873 Paul Keller, German writer (Ferien vom Ich)
1877 David Stanley Smith, composer
1877 Niceto A Zamora y Torres, premier/president of Spain (1931-36)
1878 Eino Leino, Finland, poet/playwright/novelist (Elmn Koreus)
1881 Josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Quadriga, Pumpernickel)
1882 Ralph Morgan, [Wupperman], NYC, actor (Creeper, Imposter, Jack London)
1884 Andr Dunoyer de Segonzac, French painter/cartoonist
1884 Harold Vanderbilt, NY, America Cup (1930,34,37)/inv contract bridge
1884 Willem Dudok, Dutch architect (town hall Hilversum/Beehive Rotterdam)
1888 Annette Kellerman, Sydney Australia, swimmer (Million Dollar Mermaid)
1890 Andrew Sandham, cricketer (Test cricket's 1st triple centurion)
1892 Baron Willy Coppens de Houthulst, Belgian WW I pilot
1893 Wilton St Hill, WI cricketer (3 Tests 1928-30)
1896 Thomas W McKnew, president (National Geographic Society)
1897 Richard Krautheimer, art Historian
1898 Hanns Eisler, German/US composer/German DR-minister for propaganda
1900 Emil Barth, writer
1903 Axel Theorell, Sweden, biochemist, studied enzymes (Nobel 1955)
1904 Robert Whitney, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, conductor (Sospiro do Roma)
1906 Agnes Elisabeth Lutyens, composer
1906 Kate A ter Horst-Arrins, Dutch nurse (Battle of Arnhem)
1907 M C Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter/wife of Diego Rivera
1908 Leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor
1914 Jens Rohiner, composer
1915 Laverne Andrews
1915 Laverne Andrews
1915 Laverne Andrews
1915 Laverne Andrews
1915 Laverne Andrews
1915 Dorothy Kirsten, Montclair NJ, soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show)
1915 Laverne Andrews, Minneapolis MN, singer (Andrews Sisters)
1915 Marcel Quinet, Belgian pianist/composer (Vague et Sillon)
1916 Unica Zrn, writer
1917 Hugo Cole, composer
1917 Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Worcestershire keeper & Test umpire)
1918 Bert [Lambertus H] Voeten, Dutch journalist/poet (Crossing)
1918 Eugene List, Phila Penn, pianist/prof (Eastman School of Music)
1918 Sebastian Cabot, London, actor (Mr French-Family Affair, Time Machine)
1919 Dorothy Kirsten, opera singer/Alzheimer disease activist
1919 Earnest Haefliger, Swiss tenor (Stdtische Oper Berlin)
1920 William Worthington, horse trainer
1921 Nancy Reagan
1921 Nancy Reagan
1921 Nancy Reagan
1921 Nancy Reagan
1921 Nancy Reagan
1922 William Schallert
1922 William Schallert
1922 William Schallert
1922 William Schallert
1922 William Schallert
1922 Francisco Moncion, dancer
1922 William Schallert, LA Calif, actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart)
1923 Cathy O'Donnell, Siluria AL, actress (Miniver Story, Man from Laramie)
1923 Marie McDonald, Burgin KY, singer/actress (Promises Promises)
1923 Nancy Davis Reagan, [Anne Francis Robbins], NYC, 1st Lady (1981-89)
1923 Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general/pres (1989-90)
1924 Robert Michael White, NYC, test pilot (X-15)
1925 Bill Haley
1925 Merv Griffin
1925 Bill Haley
1925 Merv Griffin
1925 Bill Haley
1925 Merv Griffin
1925 Bill Haley
1925 Merv Griffin
1925 Bill Haley
1925 Merv Griffin
1925 Bill Haley, Highland Park Mich, rock vocalist (Rock Around the Clock)
1925 Huub H Jacobse, member of Dutch 2nd chamber (Liberal)
1925 Merv Griffin, San Mateo Calif, TV host (Merv Griffin Show)
1926 Nicky Hilton, 1st husband of Elizabeth Taylor
1927 Janet Leigh
1927 Janet Leigh
1927 Janet Leigh
1927 Janet Leigh
1927 Janet Leigh
1927 Charles Whittenberg, composer
1927 Janet Leigh, [Jeanetta Morrison], Merced CA, actress (Psycho)
1927 [Jan] Hein Donner, Dutch chess master
1927 Pat Paulsen, Wash, comedian/pres candidate (Smothers Bros Show)
1927 Susan Cabot, Boston, actress (Carnival Rock)
1929 Gerd Zacher, composer
1930 Franoise Mallet-Joris, [F Lilar], Belgian writer (Signs & Wonders)
1930 H J Heise, writer
1931 Donal Donnelly, Bradford Yorkshire England, actor (Dead)
1931 Joseph Daniel White, singer/bandleader
1932 Della Reese
1932 Della Reese
1932 Della Reese
1932 Della Reese
1932 Della Reese
1932 Della Reese, Detroit, singer/actress (Della Reese Show, Royal Family)
1935 14th Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader
1937 Ned Beatty
1937 Ned Beatty
1937 Ned Beatty
1937 Vladimir Ashkenazy, concert pianist.
1937 Ned Beatty
1937 Vladimir Ashkenazy, concert pianist.
1937 Ned Beatty
1937 Gene Chandler, [Eugene Dixon], Chicago, rocker (Duke of Earl)
1937 Ned Beatty, Lexington Ky, actor (Deliverance, Repossed, Network)
1937 Tony Lewis, cricketer (England batsman, captain 1972-73)
1937 Vladimir Ashkenazy, Gorki Rus, pianist/conductor (Tchakowsky-1961)
1938 Franco, Zaire, composer/guitarist/leader (Masumbuku)
1939 Helena Dupont, US, equestrian 3-day even (Olympic-33rd place-1964)
1939 Jet Harris, [Terence Harris], London, rock bassist (Drifters)
1939 Man Mohan Sood, cricketer (scored 0 & 3 in his only Test for India)
1939 Mary Peters, England, pentathlete (Olympic-gold-1972)
1940 Viktor Kuzkin, USSR, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)
1944 Byron Berline, rocker
1944 Gunhild Hoffmeister, German FR, 800m/1500m runner (Oly-silver-72)
1945 Burt Ward, [Gervis], LA Calif, actor (Robin-Batman)
1945 Rik Elswit, rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show-In the Right Place)
1946 Sylvester Stallone
1946 Sylvester Stallone
1946 Sylvester Stallone
1946 Sylvester Stallone
1946 Sylvester Stallone
1946 Fred Dryer, Hawthone Calif, NFLer (NY Giants, LA Rams)/actor (Hunter)
1946 George Walker Bush Jr, George's son (Gov-R-TX)
1946 James Naughton, US, actor (Trauma center) [or June 12, 1945]
1946 Jamie Wyeth, Penn, artist (An American Vision-Boston)
1946 Rick Hunter, actor
1946 Sylvester Stallone, NYC, actor/director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra)
1947 Richard Beckinsale, Nottingham England, actor (Porridge, Doing Time)
1948 Brad Park, Toronto, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins)
1948 Nathalie Baye, Mainneville France, actress (Beau Pere, Honeymoon)
1949 Shelley Hack, Greenwich Ct, actress (Tiffany Welles-Charlie's Angel)
1950 Phyllis Hyman, jazz Singer
1950 Ramon Guzman, jockey
1950 Sultan Rakhmanov, Super heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1980)
1952 Grant Goodeve, Middlebury CT, actor (Northern Exposure)
1952 Jesse Harms, musician, of REO Speedwagon
1953 Nanci Griffith, US singer/songwriter (Poet in My Window)
1954 Allyce Beasley, Bkln, actress (Agnes Dipesto-Moonlighting)
1954 James Kiberd, actor (Trevor Dillon-Loving, All My Children)
1956 John Jorgenson, Madison Wisc, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited)
1956 Matt Bahr, NFL kicker (NE Patriots, NY Giants)
1957 Mario Martinez, Salinas Ca, US Olympic weightlifter (Olympic-4th-1988)
1957 Ron Duguay, Canada, hockey player (NY Rangers, Detroit Red Wings)
1958 Jennifer Saunders, Sleaford England, actress (Absolutely Fabulous)
1958 Mark Benson, cricketer (played Test England v India 1986, 30 & 21)
1958 Ossie Moore, Murwillumbah NSW, Australasia golfer
1959 John Keeble, London, rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True)
1959 Tahir Naqqash, cricketer (Pakistani pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1982-85)
1960 Caroll-Ann Alie, Ottawa Ontario, yachter (Olympics-14-92, 96)
1960 Jozef/Josef Pribilinec, Czech, speed walker (world record 10K)
1960 Lauri Merten, Waukesha WI, LPGA golfer (1993 US Women's Open)
1960 Valerie Brisco-Hooks, Greenwood Ms, 200m/400m runner (Olympic-gold-84)
1961 Benita Fitzgerald-Brown, Virg, 100m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1984)
1961 Kimberly Foster, actress (It Takes Two)
1963 Edwin Gorter, soccer player (Lommel/FC Utrecht)
1964 Lillie Leatherwood, Northport Ala, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1984)
1965 Glenn Scarpelli, Staten Is NY, actor (Alex-One Day At a Time, Fantasy)
1965 Tim Camargo, jockey
1967 David Whitmore, NFL strong safety (Phila Eagles)
1967 Omar Olivares, Mayaguez Puerto Rico, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1968 Alvin Harper, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1968 Anthony Kershler, cricketer (NSW left-arm spinner 1994-95)
1969 Michael Grant, vocalist (Musical Youth)
1969 Sophia Witherspoon, WNBA guard (NY Liberty)
1970 Antonio Harvey, NBA center/forward (LA Clippers)
1971 Adam Laurent, Santa Cruz Calif, pursuit cyclist (Olympics-96)
1971 Kari Kupcinet, Chicago, actress (Julie Sanderson-Young & Restless)
1971 Owen Lance Bill Hughes, Palmerston North NZ, kayaker (Olympics-96)
1972 Billy Davis, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
1973 Karl Ballard, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)
1974 Steve Sullivan, Timmins, NHL center (NJ Devils)
1976 Michelle Stanley, Littleton Colorado, Miss America-Colorado (1997)
1976 Nikki Mott, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1978 Tia and Tamera Mowry
1978 Tia and Tamera Mowry
1978 Tia and Tamera Mowry
1978 Tia and Tamera Mowry
1978 Tia and Tamera Mowry
1978 Rachel Rochelli, Houston TX, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)
1978 Tamera Mowry, twin actress (Sisters)
1978 Tia Mowry, twin actress (Sisters)
1979 Nicolas Daniel Maricio, Prince of Netherlands
1981 Nicole Kantek, NSW Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

Events


1483 England's King Richard III crowned
1491 Opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple
1495 Battle at Fornovo] French king Charles VIII beats St League
1560 England/Scotland signs Treaty of Edinburgh
1573 Pacificatie of Boulogne: new peace treaty with huguenots
1590 English admiral Francis Drake takess Portuguese Forts at Taag
1609 Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion
1621 Dutch gov-gen John Pieterszoon Coen takes Banda-islands, 15,000 die
1630 Swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf land at Peenemnde
1634 Johan van Walbeecks ships bypass St-Anna Bay, Curaao
1641 Battle at La Marfe Sedan: Earl Soisson beats French govt army
1652 Fire on Dutch Dam (Amsterdam's city hall burns)
1669 LaSalle leaves Montreal to explore Ohio River
1673 French troops conquer Maastricht
1685 Battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth
1687 Newton publishes "Principia"
1699 Pirate Capt William Kidd is captured in Boston
1770 Battle at Cesme: Russian fleet beats Turkish
1775 Congress issues "Declaration of the Causes & Necessity of Taking up Arms," listing grievances but denying intent to be independent
1776 Dec of Ind announced on front page of "PA Evening Gazette"
1777 British Gen Burgoyne captures Fort Ticonderoga from Americans
1782 British-French sea battle at Negapatam (South-Indies)
1785 Congress resolves US currency named "dollar" & adopts decimal coinage
1787 French government proclaims end to stamp/land tax
1787 Orange troops occupy Area at Duurstede
1798 US law makes aliens "liable to be apprehended, restrained, ... & removed as alien enemies"
1801 Battle at Algeciras: French fleet beats British
1840 Christian Hebbel's "Judith," premieres in Berlin
1848 Mexican-American War ended with the Treaty of Guadaloupe Hidalgo
1853 National Black convention meets (Rochester NY)
1853 William Wells Brown publishes "Clotel," 1st novel by black American
1854 1st Republican state convention (Ripon Wisc)
1858 Lyman Blake patents shoe manufacturing machine
1862 Skirmish at Devall's Bluff Arkansas (106 casualties)
1863 Battle of Williamsport, MD [-Jul 07]
1863 Northern Territory passes from New South Wales to South Australia
1864 Battle of Chattahoochee River, GA [->JUL 10] US730 CS600
1869 Black candidate for lt governor of Va, Dr J H Harris, defeated
1882 14 Russian Jews of Bilu, arrive in Jaffa Palestine
1885 1st inoculation (for rabies) of a human being, by Louis Pasteur
1885 1st inoculation (for rabies) of a human being, by Louis Pasteur
1885 Louis Pasteur successfully tests an anti-rabies vaccine
1886 Horlick's of Wisconsin offers 1st malted milk to public
1887 4th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Hillyard (62 60)
1892 Dr Jos Rizal forms League Filipina
1892 Striking steel workers in Homestead, Pa fire on scabs, killing 7
1893 British King George V marries princess Victoria of Teck (Queen Mary)
1894 Cleveland sends 2,000 troops to Chicago to suppress Pullman strike
1903 George Wyman arrives in NYC by motorcycle 51 days out of SF
1908 Robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole
1912 5th Olympic games in Stockholm opens
1912 Donald Lippincott runs world record 100m (10.6)
1917 T E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey
1919 British R-34 lands in NY, 1st airship to cross Atlantic (108 hr)
1919 William Veeck, sportswriter, replaces Fred Mitchell as Cubs president
1920 Yankees score 14 in 5th inning & beat Washington Senators, 17-0
1922 Dutch auto/airplane manufacturer Trompenburg declares bankruptcy
1923 36th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats K McKane (62 62)
1923 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics form
1924 1st photo sent experimentally across Atlantic by radio, US-England
1928 Preview of 1st all-talking motion picture took place in NYC
1928 Preview of 1st all-talking motion picture took place in NYC
1928 1st all-talking motion picture shown in NY (Lights of NY)
1928 Worlds largest hailstone 1 lbs (17') falls in Potter Nebraska
1929 St Louis has 2, 10 run innings & beats Phillies 28-6
1931 35th US Golf Open: Billy Burke shoots a 292 at Inverness Club Ohio
1932 First Class postage back up to 3 cents from 2 cents.
1932 First Class postage back up to 3 cents from 2 cents.
1932 1st class postage back up to 3 from 2
1932 Cubs shortstop Bill Jurges is shot twice in Chicago hotel room by a spurned girlfriend, Violet Popovich Valli
1933 1st All-Star baseball game. American League won 5-2.
1933 1st All-Star baseball game. American League won 5-2.
1933 1st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at Comiskey Park, Chicago
1935 48th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats H Jacobs (63 36 75)
1935 Rotterdam architect A van de Steurs Museum Boymans opens
1936 114F (46C), Moorhead, Minnesota (state record)
1936 121F (49C), Steele, North Dakota (state record)
1938 6th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati
1939 German Nazi's close last Jewish enterprises
1941 NY Yankees unveil a monument to Lou Gehrig in centerfield
1942 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York
1942 Anne Frank's family goes into hiding in After House, Amsterdam
1942 Von Hoth' IV Pantser army fights with Voronezj
1943 2nd day of battle at Kursk: 25,000 German killed
1943 US destroyer William D Porter [Willie Dee] launched
1944 170 die in a fire at Ringling Bros Circus in Hartford Conn
1944 French General De Gaulle arrives in Washington, DC
1944 US General Patton lands in France
1945 Nicaragua becomes 1st nation to formally accept UN Charter
1945 Pres Truman signs executive order establishing Medal of Freedom
1945 Wash Senator Rick Ferrell catches a record 1,722 games
1946 "St Louis Woman" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 113 perfs
1946 53rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Louise Brough (62 64)
1946 60th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Yvon Petra beats G Brown (62 64 79 57 64)
1949 Cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs
1949 Freak heat wave sent central coast of Portugal to 158F for 2 minutes
1950 German DR recognizes Oder-Neisse borders with Poland
1951 65th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Dick Savitt beats Ken McGregor (64 64 64)
1952 Last tram ride in London
1954 Elvis Presley records his 1st hit, "That's All Right"
1954 KMOS TV channel 6 in Sedalia-Warrensburg, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting
1954 Tunisian govt of M'zali, resigns
1956 70th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (62 46 75 64)
1956 85th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 286 at Hoylake England
1956 Ford Frick inaugurates Cy Young Award, to honor to outstanding pitcher
1956 Indians' Jim Busby hits a grand slam in two consecutive at bats
1957 64th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats Darlene Hard (63 62)
1957 Beatle John Lennon 1st meets Paul McCartney
1957 Harry S Truman Library forms in Independence, Missouri
1958 Adolfo Lopez Mateos elected pres of Mexico
1958 Alaska becomes 49th state
1959 5th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1959 Saar becomes part of German Federal Republic
1959 WENH TV channel 11 in Durham, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 Dr Barbara Moore completes a 3,207 mile walk from LA to NYC
1961 Portuguese ship explode near Mozambique, kills 300
1962 76th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Martin Mulligan (62 62 61)
1962 Emir Said al-Djazairi takes van Algerian throne in Syria
1962 Mantle hits his 3rd & 4th consecutive homer
1963 70th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Smith beats Billie J King (63 64)
1963 77th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: C McKinley beats Fred Stolle (97 61 64)
1963 South African worker's union leader Billy Nair arrested
1964 Malawi (then Nyasaland) gains independence from Britain
1964 Malawi (then Nyasaland) gains independence from Britain
1964 Beatles' film "Hard Day's Night" premieres in London
1964 Malawi (formerly Nyasaland) declares independence from UK
1965 Rock group "Jefferson Airplane" forms
1966 Malawi becomes a republic, Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda becomes pres
1967 Biafran War erupts as Nigerian forces invade
1968 75th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats J Tegart (97 75)
1968 Sacharov publishes "Manifest of 10,000 words"
1969 Filming begins on "Ned Kelly" starring Mick Jagger
1969 Frente Obrero y Liberacion (FOL) forms in Curaao
1970 California passes 1st "no fault" divorce law
1970 Italian Rumor govt resigns
1971 Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda sworn in as President for Life of Malawi
1971 White House Plumbers unit formed to plug news leaks
1974 88th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats K Rosewall (61 61 64)
1975 Comoros Islands gain independence from France (most of them).
1975 Comoros Islands gain independence from France (most of them).
1975 Argentine government falls
1975 Comoros declare independence from France (most of them)
1975 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes Sonate for alto opus 147
1975 Susie McAllister wins LPGA Wheeling Ladies Golf Classic
1976 Soyuz 21 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 5 space station.
1976 Soyuz 21 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 5 space station.
1976 Soyuz 21 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 5 space station
1977 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1978 Israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Moslem West Beirut
1979 86th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris Evert (64 64)
1979 IRA-bomb explodes in British consulate in Antwerp
1980 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1980 France performs nuclear test
1980 Steve Carlton (14-4) pitches most strikeouts by a lefty (2,836)
1983 54th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-3 at Comiskey Park, Chicago
1983 Supreme Court rules retirement plans can't pay women less
1983 Fred Lynn of Angels hits All Star game 1st grand slam (AL wins 13-3)
1986 100th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (64 63 75)
1986 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mazda Hall of Fame Golf Championship
1986 Bob Horner becomes 11th player to hit 4 home runs in a game
1986 Ex-minister Arturo Tolentino failed coup in Philippines
1986 Premier Nakasones Liberal Democr Party wins Japan's election
1987 1st of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India
1987 Pakistan score their 1st innings win over England, at Leeds
1987 USSR performs nuclear test
1988 Carlos Salinas de Gortari elected president of Mexico
1988 North Sea oil platform Piper Alpha explodes, 166 die
1988 Wrestler Jake Roberts convicted of battery
1989 Despite retiring May 29, Mike Schmidt elected to start All Star game
1989 US marshals & FCC seize pirate radio station WHOT in Brooklyn
1990 "Jetson's the Movie" with Tiffany, premieres
1990 After pitching a no-hitter lose, NY Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game & loses 2-0
1991 98th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats G Sabatini (64 36 86)
1992 Fay Vincent realigns NL, putting Cubs, Cards & Rockies in West & Cards, Braves & Marlins in East
1993 Graham Thorpe scores 114 on Test Cricket debut, England v Australia
1993 John F Kennedy Jr, gives notice of quitting as ADA in Manhattan
1994 Irina Privalova runs 100m European Record (10.77)
1994 Lerou Burrell runs world record 100m (9.85)
1994 Shreveport Pirates 1st CFL game (vs Ottawa)
1995 Lottie Dod, 15, beats Blanch Bingley at Wimbledon
1996 103rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: S Graf beats Aranxta S Vicaro (63, 75)
1996 Yankee John Weteland sets record of 20th cons saves en route to 24
1997 "Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical," closes at Royale NYC after 109 perfs
1997 111th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats C Pioline (64 62 64)
1997 Jamie Farr Kroger Classic
1997 Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Jamie Farr Kroger Classic
1997 Montreal Expos retire Andre Dawson's uniform #10
1997 Wimbledon Gigi Fernandez & Natasha Zvereva beat N Arendt & M Bollegraf

That's All....

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