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Saturday, July 7, 2018.



Birthdays


1690 Johann Tobias Krebs, composer
1710 Arvid Niclas Hopken, composer
1746 Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer
1752 Joseph-Marie Jacquard, invented the programmable loom.
1752 Joseph-Marie Jacquard, invented the programmable loom.
1752 Joseph-Marie Jacquard, invented programmable loom
1778 Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer
1806 Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education
1813 William Scott Ketchum, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1871
1816 Isaac Fitzgerald Shepard, Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1889
1824 Alfred Pleasonton, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1827 James Murrell Shackelford, Brig General (Union volunteers)
1827 William Montague Browne, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1843 Camillo Golgi, Italy, physician, cytologist (Nobel 1906)
1851 Lillien Jane Martin, psychologist, found gerontology clinic
1853 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Le Pacha Bonneval)
1856 George Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank & Alec, Test for England)
1860 Gustav Mahler, Bohemian composer
1860 Gustav Mahler, Bohemian composer
1860 Gustav Mahler, Kalischat Bohemia Austria, composer/conductor (Titan)
1872 Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer
1879 Jacob Weinberg, composer
1882 Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer
1883 Toivo Kuula, composer
1884 Lion Feuchtwanger, German philosopher/writer (Jud Sss)
1885 Ernest Bristow Farrar, composer
1887 Marc Chagall in Vitebsk Russia, artist
1887 Marc Chagall in Vitebsk Russia, artist
1887 Dirk Koster, literary (New Noises)
1887 Marc Chagall, Vitebsk Russia, artist (I & The Village)
1887 Raymond Hatton, Red Oak IA, actor (Girls in Prison, Lady Killer)
1890 Tom Powers, Owensboro KY, actor (Station West, Destination Moon)
1893 Vladimir Mayakovsky, Soviet Georgia, poet (Ode to Revolution)[NS=7/19]
1897 Anna Luther, NJ, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk)
1898 Hanns Eisler, composer
1899 George Cukor, producer/director (Adam's Rib, Philadelphia Story)
1901 Gustav Knuth, Braunschweig Germany, actor (Freddy Unter Fremden)
1901 Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor/director (Fietsendieven)
1902 James McCartney, father of Beatle (Paul)
1902 Vittorio De Sica, Sora Italy, director/actor (2 Women)
1905 Marcel Rubin, composer
1906 Harry Von Zell, sidekick (George Burns Show)
1906 [Leroy] Satchel Paige, baseball pitcher, never look back
1907 Robert A. Heinlein, perhaps the greatest Science Fiction writer.
1907 Robert A. Heinlein, perhaps the greatest Science Fiction writer.
1907 Helene Johnson, poet
1907 Robert A[nson] Heinlein, US, sci-fi author (4 Hugos, Red Planet)
1908 Evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
1908 Harriette Arnow, Wayne Co, Ky, novelist (Dollmaker)
1911 Eddie Mayehoff, Balt Md, actor (Hour Glass, How to Murder Your Wife)
1911 Gian-Carlo Menotti, Italy, composer (Amahl & Night Visitors)
1911 Joan Perry Cohn Harvey, actress (Hands of a Stranger)
1912 Tiny Alma, [Catharina E J Stam], operetta singer (Vienna Blood)
1914 Cor de Groot, pianist/conductor/composer (Old-Dutch Suite)
1914 Serafim Sergeyevich Tulikov, composer
1915 Margaret Walker Alexander, poet/novelist (For My People)
1916 Luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist
1916 Robert Stevens Baker, composer
1917 Elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)
1917 Lawrence F O'Brien, (Watergate conspirators broke into his office)
1919 Jon Pertwee, English comic/actor (Dr Who, Worzel Gummidge)
1919 William Moses Kunstler, defense attorney (Chicago 8)
1921 Ezzard Charles, world heavyweight boxing champion (1949-51)
1921 Stanislaw Wislocki, composer
1922 Pierre Cardin Fashion designer
1922 Pierre Cardin Fashion designer
1922 Artie Malvin, US music director (Julie LaRosa/Steve Lawrence)
1922 Pierre Cardin, Paris France, fashion designer (Unisex)
1923 Eduardo Fal, Argentine guitarist (Zamba de Vargas)
1923 Richard Lumley, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire
1923 Roberto Caamano, composer
1924 Dieter Nowka, composer
1924 Mary Ford, [Colleen Summer], vocalist/actress (Queen of Outer Space)
1925 Yvonne Mitchell, London England, writer (Johnny Nobody, Genghis Khan)
1927 Doc Severinsen
1927 Doc Severinsen
1927 Doc Severinsen
1927 Doc Severinsen
1927 Doc Severinsen
1927 Alan J Dixon, (Sen-D-IL, 1981- )
1927 Charlie Louvin, Rainsville Ala, country singer (Louvin Brothers)
1927 Doc Severinson, [Carl], Arlington Or, bandleader/trumpeter (Tonight)
1928 Colleen Summers, Pasadena Calif, vocal overdubber
1929 Marcel Liebman, Belgian historian
1929 R Baumgart, writer
1930 Hank Mobley, US jazz saxophonist
1931 David Eddings, US, sci-fi author (Belgariad, Malloreon)
1931 Stanley Brock, Bkln, actor (Ivan-He's the Mayor)
1932 Josef Zawinal, singer/pianist (Weather Report)
1932 Ted Cassidy, actor (Lurch-Addams Family)
1933 David McCullough, actor (Huey Long)
1933 Dick Kallman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Borned to Be Loved, Verboten!)
1933 Murray Halberg, New Zealand, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1960)
1934 Vinko Globokar, composer
1936 Friedhelm Dohl, composer
1936 Stuart Ross Dempster, composer
1937 Carroll Hubbard Jr, (Rep-D-KY, 1975- )
1939 Laurie Silvers, horse trainer
1940 Ringo Starr
1940 Ringo Starr
1940 Ringo Starr
1940 Ringo Starr
1940 Ringo Starr
1940 James Toner, horse trainer
1940 Richard K Armey, (Rep-R-Texas, 1985- )
1940 Ringo Starr, [Richard Starkey], Beatle drummer/actor (Magic Christian)
1944 Tony Jacklin, Scunthorpe England, PGA golfer (1970 US Open)
1944 Warren Entner, Boston Mass, rock vocalist/guitarist (Grass Roots)
1945 James Rodford, English rock vocalist/bassist (Kinks-Mr Pleasant)
1945 Matti Salminen, Turku Finland, bass player (King Philipp-Don Carlos)
1946 Jean LeClerc, actor (Jeremy Hunter-All My Children)
1946 Jim Day, Canada, equestrian show jumper (Olympic-gold-1968)
1946 Joe Spano, SF Calif, actor (Henry Goldblume-Hill St Blues)
1947 Rob Townsend, rock drummer (Family Leicester)
1948 Fred Brown, NBAer (Seattle SuperSonic)
1948 Larry Reinhardt, rocker (Iron Butterfly)
1949 Shelley Duvall
1949 Shelley Duvall
1949 Shelley Duvall
1949 Shelley Duvall
1949 Shelley Duvall
1949 Larry "Rhino" Rheinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly)
1949 Shelley Duvall, Houston Tx, actress (Popeye, Faery Tale Theater)
1951 Roz Ryan, Detroit Mich, actress (Amelia-Amen, Occupied)
1953 Lynval Golding, rocker (Fun Boy Three)
1954 Corbin Bernsen, North Hollywood Ca, actor (LA Law)
1956 Bill Lagattuta, NYC, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours, Eye to Eye)
1956 Jesus Bazan, jockey
1958 Michael Marx, Portland Or, US fencer-epee (Olympic-84, 88, 92, 96)
1959 Bill Campbell, Chicago IL, actor (Rocketeer)
1959 Jessica Hahn, evangelist rape victim/model (playboy)/actress
1960 Barbara Bierman, Miami Fla, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1994)
1960 Isabelle Boeri-Bgard, France, foils (Olympic-gold-1980)
1960 Ralph Sampson, NBA center (Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets)
1962 Clive "Doctor" Jackson, rocker (Dr & Medics-Laughing at Pieces)
1962 Shawn Paddock, rocker (Red Rockers)
1963 Lance Johnson, Cincinnati OH, outfielder (NY Mets)
1963 Naved Anjum, cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder, two Tests 1989-90)
1963 Perry Richardson, SC, bassist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime)
1966 Hector Burba, Dayton OH, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1966 Henk Frser, soccer player (Feyenoord)
1966 Jeff Shaw, Washington Ohio, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1967 Alfred Jackson, CFL receiver (BC Lions)
1967 Erik van der More, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
1967 Jason R Rich, Irvington NY, writer (Celebrity Teen Talk)
1968 Chuck Knoblauch, Houston TX, shortstop (NY Yankees, Minn Twins)
1968 Reggie Cobb, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1969 Cree Summer
1969 Cree Summer
1969 Cree Summer
1969 Cree Summer
1969 Cree Summer
1969 Amy Carlson, Elmhurst Il, actress (Josie-Another World) [1969-Approx]
1969 Cree Summer, actress (Freddie-Different World)
1969 Joe Sakic, Burnaby BC, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Canada 1998)
1970 Michael McCrary, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
1970 Min Patel, cricketer (in Mumbai England left-arm spinner v India 1996)
1971 Darren Krein, WLAF defensive end (Barcelona Dragons)
1972 Aldi Henry, CFL defensive back (Calgary Stampeders)
1972 Darnay Scott, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
1972 Lisa Leslie, Calif, WNBA center (LA Sparks)/foward (Oly-gold-1996)
1972 Michael Westbrook, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1972 Stoney Case, NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals)
1974 Patrick Lalime, St Bonaventure, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins)
1979 America Martin, model (Not macaroni & cheese, cheese & macaroni)
1980 Michelle Kwan
1980 Michelle Kwan
1980 Michelle Kwan
1980 Michelle Kwan
1980 Michelle Kwan
1980 Michele Kwan, Torrance Calif, figure skater (Oly-94, Oly-silver-98)

Events


1124 Tyrus surrenders to Crusaders
1438 French church/King Charles VII release Pragmatieke Sanctie of Bourges
1456 Though she had already been executed, Joan of Arc is acquitted
1495 King Ferdinand II returns to Naples
1498 Emperor Maximilian I establishes choir of Imperial Chapel
1543 French troops invade Luxembourg
1550 Chocolate introduced
1585 King Henri III & Duke De Guise signs Treaty of Nemours: French Huguenots loose all freedoms
1607 "God Save the King" is 1st sung
1647 People's uprising against high prices & Spanish rule in Naples
1668 Isaac Newton receives MA from Trinity College, Cambridge
1713 1st performance of Georg F Hndel's "To Deum" & "Jubilate"
1753 English parliament grants Jewish English citizenship
1754 Kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College)
1768 Firm of Johann Buddenbrook founded, in Thomas Mann's novel
1801 Toussaint L'Ouverture declares Haitian independence
1802 1st comic book "The Wasp," is published
1807 France, Russia & Prussia sign Peace of Tilsit
1814 Walter Scott's "Waverley" published
1829 Royal Military Chapel forms
1838 Central American federation is dissolved
1846 United States annexs California
1846 United States annexs California
1846 US annexs California
1850 Scottish explorer Edward Eyre reaches Albany, W-Australia
1861 Battle of Laurel Hill, VA
1862 Land Grant Act endows state colleges with federal land
1863 1st military draft by US (exemptions cost $100)
1863 Orders barring Jews from serving under US Grant are revoked
1864 S Middleton, MD -Early's Washington Raid-
1868 Ed Pooley takes 12 dismissals as keeper in match Surrey v Sussex
1874 27th Postmaster General: James W Marshall of NJ takes office
1875 Jesse James robs train in Otterville Missouri
1878 Social-Democratic United forms in Amsterdam
1891 A patent is granted for the travelers cheque.
1891 A patent is granted for the travelers cheque.
1891 Travelers checks patents
1898 Hawaii annexed to the United States.
1898 Hawaii annexed to the United States.
1898 US annexes Hawaii
1900 Boston hurler Kid Nichols notches his 300th career victory
1905 127F (53C), Parker Ariz (state record)
1908 Great White Fleet leaves SF Bay
1911 28th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: D Chambers beats D Boothby (60 60)
1911 Dorothea Lambert Chambers beats Dora Boothby 6-0, 6-0 in a record
1913 British House of Commons accepts Home-Rule Law
1914 Balt Orioles' (IL) owner Jack Dunn offers Babe Ruth, Ernie Shore & Ben Egan for $10,000 to Connie Mack, who refuses, pleading poverty
1919 Phillies tie major league record of 8 steals in 9 inn game
1923 43rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Johnston beats F Hunter (60 63 61)
1923 Cleve Indians beat Boston Red Sox 27-3 with 13 runs in 6th inning
1923 University of Delaware invents "junior year abroad" (at Sorbonne)
1924 Robert LeGendre of US, sets then long jump record at 25' 5"
1928 41st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats L de Alvarez (62 63)
1928 Edward Hamm of US, sets then long jump record at 25' 11"
1929 Romania & Vatican sign concord
1930 Construction begins on Boulder (later Hoover) Dam
1930 Construction begins on Boulder (later Hoover) Dam
1930 Construction begins on Boulder (Hoover) Dam
1932 Bradman scores a cricket double century in Montreal
1934 Elizabeth Ryan wins her 12th Wimbledon doubles championship
1936 4th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 at Braves Field, Boston
1937 5th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 8-3 at Griffith Stadium, Wash
1937 Japanese & Chinese troops clash, (Marco Polo Bridge), becomes WW II
1939 52nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Kay Stammers (62 60)
1941 Nazis executed 5,000 Jews in Kovono Lithuania
1941 US forces land in Iceland to forestall Nazi invasion
1942 Germany troop march into Woronezj
1942 Milt all star team (including Bob Feller) losts to AL all stars 5-0
1943 -10] Japanese premier Hideki Tojo visits Java
1943 3rd day of battle at Kursk: Germans occupy Dubrova
1943 Erich Hartmann shoots 7 Russian aircraft at Kursk
1943 Liberator bombers sinks U-517
1943 U-951 sunk
1944 Bomber Command drop 2,572 tons of bombs on Caen, France
1944 Heavy Japanese counter offensive on Saipan
1946 Mother Frances X Cabrini canonized as 1st American saint
1946 Mother Frances X Cabrini canonized as 1st American saint
1946 Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini canonized as 1st American saint
1948 6 female reservists become 1st women sworn into regular US Navy
1948 Cleveland Indians sign Leroy "Satchel" Paige
1948 Indians sign Satchel Paige at 42
1949 "Cabatgata (A Night in Spain)" opens at Broadway NYC for 76 perfs
1949 "Dragnet" premieres on NBC radio; also a TV series in 1951 & 1967
1950 1st Farnborough airshow held
1950 64th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Budge Patty beats Sedgman (61 8-10 62 63)
1950 79th British Golf Open: Bobby Locke shoots a 279 at Royal Troon
1951 58th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Shirley Fry (61 60)
1952 SS United States cross Atlantic in record 82:40
1953 35th PGA Championship: Walter Burkemo at Birmingham CC Mich
1954 T.A.N.U. party forms in Tanzania
1955 1st LPGA Championship won by Beverly Hanson
1956 63rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Shirley Fry beats Angela Buxton (63 61)
1956 Douglas Moore/John Latouche' opera "Ballad of Baby Doe," premieres
1956 7 Army trucks loaded with dynamite explode in middle of Cali, Columbia killing 1,100-1,200, destroying 2,000 buildings
1957 Heavy storm ravages Belgian coast
1958 C A Milton scores 104* on Test Cricket debut, England v NZ Headingley
1958 Pres Eisenhower signed a bill approving Alaskan statehood
1958 William Shea outlines plans for a $12M stadium at Flushing Meadows NY
1959 26th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
1960 Neth-US cemetery Margraten official opens
1960 USSR shoots down a US aircraft over Barents sea
1961 75th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Chuck McKinley (63 61 64)
1961 James R Hoffa elected chairman of Teamsters
1962 69th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Karen Susman beats Vera Sukova (64 64)
1962 Bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Lady Carling Eastern Golf Open
1964 35th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-4 at Shea Stadium, New York
1964 All star MVP: John Callison (Phila Phillies)
1965 Otis Redding records "Respect"
1967 81st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John Newcombe beats W Bungert (63 61 61)
1967 Beatles' "All You Need is Love" is released
1967 Doors' "Light My Fire" hits #1
1968 23rd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning
1968 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1968 Rock group "Yardbirds" disband
1969 Canada's House of Commons approves equality of French-English lang
1969 Der Spiegel reveals Munich's Bishop Defregger is a war criminal
1972 1st women FBI members sworn in (Susan Lynn Roley & Joanne E Pierce)
1972 79th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Goolagong (63 63)
1972 Dutch Minister of Agt decides to ignore soft drug usage
1973 78 drown as flash flood sweeps a bus into a river (India)
1973 80th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats C Evert (60 75)
1973 87th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jan Kodes beats Alex Metreveli (61 98 63)
1973 All women board of directors takes control of ABA's Kentucky Colonels
1973 Balt Orioles pull their 4th triple play (5-4-3 vs Oakland)
1973 Glenda Reiser (Canada) sets record women's mile (4:34.9)
1973 Shoelace Park in the Bronx named
1973 1st all-US women's Wimbledon, Billie Jean King beats Chris Evert
1974 Brewer Don Money sets record of consec errorless games at 3rd (78)
1974 Sue Roberts wins LPGA Niagara Frontier Golf Classic
1974 West Germany beats Neth 2-1 for soccer's 10th World Cup in Munich
1975 TV soap opera "Ryan's Hope" premieres
1976 E Henry Knoche, becomes deputy director of CIA
1976 Lt General Vernon A Walters, USA, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1976 Viking 2 goes into orbit around Mars
1977 12,000 police occupy university in Mexico City
1978 Solomon Islands gains independence from Britain (National Day).
1978 Solomon Islands gains independence from Britain (National Day).
1978 85th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats C Evert (26 64 75)
1978 Solomon Islands declares independence from UK
1979 93rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bjrn Brg beats R Tanner (67 61 36 63 64)
1979 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1980 first solar-powered aircraft crosses English Channel.
1980 first solar-powered aircraft crosses English Channel.
1980 1st solar-powered aircraft crosses English Channel
1980 Az Judge Sandra Day O'Connor 1st female nominated to Supreme Court
1980 Jim King completes riding Miracle Strip Roller coaster 368 hours
1980 Larry Holmes TKOs Scott LeDoux in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
1980 Shawn Weatherly, of USA, crowned 29th Miss Universe
1980 Jineane Ford, (AZ) replaces S Weatherly (Miss Univ) as 29th Miss USA
1981 1st solar-powered aircraft, Solar Challenger, crosses English Channel
1981 Ben Plucknett of US throws discus 72.34 m, but throw is disqualified
1981 Sandra Day O'Connor nominated for the Supreme Court
1982 David Moorcroft of UK sets record for 5000 m, 13:00.41
1982 Steve Scott of US runs mile in a record 3:47.69
1983 11 year old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, leaves for USSR
1984 5 die in a train crash in Williston Vt
1984 91st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris Evert (76 62)
1984 Frankie Valli marries Randy Clohessy
1985 92nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats C Evert (46 63 62)
1985 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mazda Hall of Fame Golf Championship
1986 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 (updated) released
1986 It is reported Boy George is being treated for heroin addiction
1986 Jordan government shuts al-Fatah offices
1986 Supreme Court struck down Gramm-Rudman deficit-reduction law
1986 US actress Deborah Hunter marries actor Michael Tylo
1987 Alan & Colin Wells make 303* partnership for Sussex v Kent
1987 Kiwanis Clubs end men-only tradition, vote to admit women
1987 Lt Col Oliver North began public testimony at Iran-Contra hearing
1987 Yanks trailing by 7 score 7 in 7th on 7/7 & 5 in 8th-Beat Twins 12-7
1988 Soviet Union launches Phobos 1 to probe Martian moon (unsuccessful)
1988 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1990 The world's 3 greatest tenors: Carreras, Domingo and Pavarotti appear together, for the only time, in Rome. Simply ahhhsome!
1990 The world's 3 greatest tenors: Carreras, Domingo and Pavarotti appear together, for the only time, in Rome. Simply ahhhsome!
1990 97th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Z Garrison (64 61)
1990 NJ Devils sign Russians Viacheslav Fetisov & Sergei Starikov
1991 105th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Michael Stich beats B Becker (64 76 64)
1991 Alice Miller wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
1991 Nolan Ryan possible 8th no-hitter ends in the 8th inning
1993 Guntis Ulmanis elected president of Latvia
1993 NY Met Anthony Young, loses his 26th straight game (goes to 27)
1993 Phila Phillies beat SF Giants 7-6 in 20 innings
1993 Prodigy announces it will offer Cox newspapers
1993 Red Tom Browning decides to watch his team play at Wrigley Field from the roof of a building across Sheffield Ave, he is fined $500
1994 "Les Miserables," opens at Imperial Theatre, Tokyo
1994 Actress Diane Lane files for divorce from Christopher Lambert
1994 North Yemenite troops occupy Aden
1995 Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL home game (vs BC Lions)
1995 Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14), lands
1996 110th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: R Krajicek beats M Washington (63 64 63)
1996 17th US Seniors Golf Open: Dave Stockton
1996 Joan Pitcock wins LPGA Jamie Farr Kroger Golf Classic
1996 Space Shuttle STS 78 (Columbia 20), lands
1997 Tiger Woods wins golf's Western Open
1997 Tower Minn temps dip to 24F
1998 69th All Star Baseball Game: at Coors Field, Denver

That's All....

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