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Tuesday, July 9, 2019.



Birthdays


1513 John van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist
1535 Emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian
1578 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)
1589 Johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist
1764 Ann Ward Radcliffe, English Gothic novelist (Italian)
1766 J Schopenhauer, writer
1777 Henry Hallam, British lawyer/historian
1791 Nicolas Ledesma, composer
1802 Thomas Davenport, invented 1st successful electric motor.
1802 Thomas Davenport, invented 1st successful electric motor.
1802 Thomas Davenport, invented 1st coml electric motor
1805 Henry John Gauntlett, composer
1809 Frederick Henle, Germany, pathologist
1819 Elias Howe, invented sewing machine, in Spencer Mass.
1819 Elias Howe, invented sewing machine, in Spencer Mass.
1819 Elias Howe, Spencer Mass, invented sewing machine
1825 Jules Oppert, German Assyriologist (decodes characters)
1831 Johan P van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter/lithographer/writer
1834 Jan Neruda, Czech writer/poet (Povidky Malostransk)
1839 Carl Baermann, composer
1841 Carl Christian Lumbye, composer
1855 Johann P Zilcher, German composer
1856 Nikola Tesla, electrogenius, great grandfather of radio
1856 Nikola Tesla, electrogenius, great grandfather of radio
1856 Nikola Tesla, electrogenius, great grandfather of radio
1856 Nikola Tesla, electrogenius, great grandfather of radio
1856 Nikola Tesla, electrogenius, great grandfather of radio
1856 Daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum)
1856 Nikola Tesla, Croatia, electrical engineer/inventor (Tesla Coil)
1857 Frederik II W, grandduke of Baden (1907-18)
1858 Franz Boas, anthropologist, linguist.
1858 Franz Boas, anthropologist, linguist.
1858 Franz Boas, anthropologist/linguist (Mind of Primitive Man)
1864 Franz Miller, becomes first Train Murderer
1878 H V Kaltenborn, Milwaukee Wisc, newscaster (Who Said That?)
1879 Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (Pines of Rome).
1879 Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (Pines of Rome).
1879 Friedrich Adler, Austria social-democrat/murderer of premier Strgkh
1879 Ottorino Respighi, Bologna Italy, composer (Pines of Rome)
1882 Richard Hageman, Dutch/US pianist/composer/conductor (Caponsacchi)
1887 Samuel Eliot Morison, historian (Admiral of the Ocean Sea)
1893 George Geary, cricketer (sturdy pace bowler for England 1924-34)
1895 Cullen Landis, Nashville TN, actor (Soul of the Beast)
1898 Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer/journalist (Mary, Revolt in Congo)
1898 Marcel Delannoy, composer
1900 Robert Oboussier, composer
1901 Barbara Cartland, romance author (Camfield #69)
1901 Jester Hairston, NC, actor (Thats My Mama, Rolly-Amen)
1902 Gerhard Pohl, German writer (Crazy Ferdinand)
1905 Clarence Campbell, Saskatchewan, 3rd NHL pres (1946-77)
1906 Beene Dubbelboer, Dutch writer (Secret Resistance)
1906 Walter Sande, Denver CO, actor (Navy vs Night Monsters)
1910 Harold C Fox, fashion designer/musician
1911 Clan Fraser of Lovat, soldier/landowner
1911 Lord Lovat, [Shimi], Scottish cattle breeder/leader of clan Fraser
1914 Bill Tallon, cricketer (brother of Don, Queensland leggie)
1914 Willi Stoph, president German DR
1915 David Leo Diamond, Rochester NY, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943)
1916 Edward Heath, (C) British PM (1970-74)
1916 Joe Liggins, US composer (Pink Champagne)
1917 Ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars)
1918 Herbert Brun, composer
1918 Rowley I Arenstein, S African attorney/communist/ANC'er
1919 Peggy Braithwaite, lighthouse-keeper
1921 Jacob J Hage, Dutch farmer/WW II resistance fighter
1922 Rey Hassan, Morroco, King of Morocco (1961- )
1924 Leonard Pennario, Buffalo NY, pianist (LA Philharmonic)
1924 Pierre Cochereau, composer
1925 Alan Dale, Bkln NY, singer (Alan Dale Show)
1925 Peter Ludwig, businessman/art collector
1925 Thomas A Luken, (Rep-D-OH, 1973-74, 77- )
1927 Ed Ames
1927 Ed Ames
1927 Ed Ames
1927 Ed Ames
1927 Ed Ames
1927 Ed Ames, Malden Mass, actor (Mingo-Daniel Boone)
1927 Leonard Patrick "Red" Kelly, NHL hall of famer (Norris trophy)
1928 Vince Edwards, Bkln NY, actor (Ben Casey, Matt Lincoln, Firehouse)
1929 Lee Hazelwood, Ok, country singer/songwriter (Summer Wine, Jackson)
1929 Mawlai al-Hassan II, King of Morocco (1961- )
1930 Buddy Bregman, Chicago, orch leader (Eddie Fisher Show)
1930 Roy McLean, cricketer (prolific S African batsman played 40 Tests)
1932 Donald Rumsfeld, politician (involved in Watergate)
1932 John Paul Getty II, US/British oil magnate/billionaire (Getty Oil)
1933 Nodar Kalistratovich Gabuniya, composer
1935 Mercedes Sosa, [La Negra], Argentina, singer
1935 Ronnie Burns, Evanston Ill, adopted son of George Burns
1935 Willem Duisenberg, minister of Finance (PvdA)/pres (Nethche Bank)
1936 David Joel Zinman, NYC, composer/conductor (Balt Symphony-1983)
1936 James Hampton, Okla City OK, actor (Bugler Dobbs-F Troop, Teen Wolf)
1936 June Jordan, US playwright/poet (His Own Where)
1937 Clemon Daniels, AFL player of year 1963, halfback (Oak, Dallas SF)
1937 David Hockney, Bradford England, artist (Pop Art)
1937 Richard Roundtree, New Rochelle NY, actor (Getting Even, Shaft)
1938 Brian Dennehy, Ct, actor (Check is in the Mail, F/X, Cocoon, Ants)
1938 Paul Seiko Chihara, Seattle Washington, US/Japanese composer
1940 John Salvito, rocker (Duprees)
1941 Don McPherson, rocker
1941 James Scott, director (Strike it Rich)
1941 Karin von Aroldingen, Germany, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Co)
1941 Scotty Baesler, (Rep-D-Kentucky)
1941 Takehide Nakatani, Japan, lightweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
1942 Edy Williams, Salt Lake City Utah, actress (Dr Minx)
1942 Hermann Burger, writer
1942 Paul B Henry, (Rep-R-Michigan, 1985- )
1942 Robert Frankel, horse trainer
1943 Bon Scott, [Ronald Belford], Kirriemuir Scotland, rocker (AC/DC)
1943 John H Casper, Greenville SC, USAF/astronaut (STS 36, 54, 62, 77)
1944 Glen [Charles] Cook, US, sci-fi author (Shadowline, Star's End)
1945 Dean R[ay] Koontz, US, sci-fi author (Star Quest, Beastchild)
1945 Lewis F Payne Jr, (Rep-D-Virginia)
1946 Joe Micelli, rocker
1946 Mitch Mitchell, drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
1947 O.J. Simpson
1947 O.J. Simpson
1947 O.J. Simpson
1947 O.J. Simpson
1947 O.J. Simpson
1947 Jerney Kaagman, Dutch singer (Earth & Fire)
1951 Chris Cooper, Kansas City MO, actor (Thousand Pieces of Gold, Matewan)
1952 John Tesh
1952 John Tesh
1952 John Tesh
1952 John Tesh
1952 John Tesh
1952 John Tesh, Garden City NY, New age pianist/TV host (ET)
1952 Rod Boll, Fillmore Saskatchwan, trap shooter (Olympics-96)
1953 Dave Camp, (Rep-R-Michigan)
1953 Irina D Latysheva, Russian cosmonaut
1954 Debbie Sledge, Phila, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family)
1955 Fred Norris, comedy writer/singer (Howard Stern Show)
1955 Jimmy Smits, Bkln, actor (Victor-LA Law, Running Scared, NYPD Blue)
1955 Lisa Banes, Chagrin Falls OH, actress (Cocktail, Look Back in Anger)
1955 Sergei Vladimirovich Krichevsky, Russia, lt-colonel/cosmonaut
1956 Tom Hanks, stared in "Big" and "Forest Gump"
1956 Tom Hanks, stared in "Big" and "Forest Gump"
1956 Tom Hanks, stared in "Big" and "Forest Gump"
1956 Tom Hanks, stared in "Big" and "Forest Gump"
1956 Tom Hanks, stared in "Big" and "Forest Gump"
1956 [Peter] Marc Almond, Merseyside England, vocalist (Soft Cell)
1956 Tom Hanks, Concord Calif, actor (Bossom Buddies, Forrest Gump, Phila)
1957 Kelly McGillis
1957 Kelly McGillis
1957 Kelly McGillis
1957 Kelly McGillis
1957 Kelly McGillis
1957 Kelly McGillis, Newport Beach Ca, actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness)
1958 Jimmy Smits
1958 Jimmy Smits
1958 Jimmy Smits
1958 Jimmy Smits
1958 Jimmy Smits
1958 Bob Crudgington, Australian softball head coach (Olympics-bronze-96)
1959 Jim Kerr, Glasgow Scotland, rock vocalist (Simple Minds)
1960 Christopher J "Gus" Loria, Newton Mass, Major USMC/astronaut
1961 Mohammad Aslam, UAE cricketer batsman (1996 World Cup)
1963 Frank Bello, US heavy metal bassist (Anthrax-Soldiers of Metal)
1963 Pamela Annette Sanders, Miami Florida, playmate (November, 1985)
1964 Courtney Love
1964 Courtney Love
1964 Courtney Love
1964 Courtney Love
1964 Courtney Love
1964 Courtney Love, SF, vocalist (Hole)/actress (People vs Larry Flynt)
1964 Ronnie Grandison, NBA forward (NY Knicks)
1964 Scott Rachal Verplank, Dallas TX, PGA golfer (1985 Western Open)
1965 Bob Hess Jr, horse trainer
1968 Shawn Harper, NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1968 Vardis A Fisher, US writer (Darkness & Deep), dies at 73
1969 Jerry Drake, NFL defensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals)
1969 Robert Gordon, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
1969 Venkatapathy Raju, cricketer (Indian slow left-armer)
1970 Steve Dubinsky, Montreal, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
1970 Trent Green, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins)
1971 Anthony Fieldings, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
1971 Bobby Leslie, TV rocker (Guys Next Door-I Was Made For You)
1971 Chadrick Brown, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
1971 Danalee Bragado, Honolulu, WPVA volleyballer (Best of Beach-9th-1995)
1971 Ger Senden, soccer player (Roda JC)
1971 Jill Simon, Miss Iowa USA (1996)
1971 Scott Grimes, Lowell Mass, actor (Together We Stand)
1972 Derek Mills, Wash DC, 400m runner
1972 Pete Kendall, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks)
1973 Katasha Artis, WNBA forward (Charlotte Sting)
1973 Kelly Holcomb, NFL/WLAF quarterback (Buccaneers, Barcelona Dragons)
1976 Fred Savage
1976 Fred Savage
1976 Fred Savage
1976 Fred Savage
1976 Fred Savage
1976 Fred Aaron Savage, Ill, actor (Kevin-Wonder Years, Vice Versa)

Events


National POW/MIA Recognition Day
Independence Day, celebrated in Argentina
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
Independence Day, celebrated in Argentina
711 Berbers under Tarik-ibn Ziyad occupies North Spain
1371 Pope Gregory XI names Arnold II of Horne as bishop of Utrecht
1386 Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
1401 Mongol monarch Timur Lenk destroys Baghdad
1517 Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen
1536 French navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada
1540 Henry VIII's 6-month marriage to Anne of Cleves is annulled.
1540 Henry VIII's 6-month marriage to Anne of Cleves is annulled.
1540 England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled
1553 Battle at Sievershausen Solingen: van Saksen beats Alcibiades
1572 19 Catholic priests hanged in Gorcum
1595 Johannes Kepler inscribes geometric solid construction of universe
1609 Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
1672 Prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand
1686 Germany, Sweden & Spain signs anti-French League of Augsburg
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion
1755 Battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British
1755 Brit Gen E Braddock mortally wounded during French & Indian War
1766 English premier Rockingham resigns
1776 Declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops (NY)
1780 Denmark declares neutrality
1795 James Swan pays off the $2,024,899 US national debt
1800 Mt Vernon Gardens becomes site of 1st summer theater in US
1815 1st natural gas well in US is discovered
1815 King Louis XVIII leaves Ghent for France
1816 Argentina gains its independence.
1816 Argentina gains its independence.
1816 Argentina declares independence from Spain
1835 St Etienne-Lyons railway opens in France
1842 Notary Stamp Law passes
1846 Capt Montgomery claims Yerba Buena (San Francisco) for the U.S.
1846 Capt Montgomery claims Yerba Buena (San Francisco) for the U.S.
1846 Capt Montgomery claims Yerba Buena (SF) for US
1852 Fire destroys 1,100 construction sites in Montreal Canada & no one die
1853 Adm Perry & US Navy visit Japan
1860 Temperature hits 115F in Ft Scott & 112F in Topeka Kansas
1862 Gen John Hunt Morgan captures Tompkinsville, Ky
1863 R Morgan's: Indiana [->JUL 13]
1863 Union troops enter Port Hudson
1864 Battle of Monocacy, MD US1959 CS400
1868 1st black cabinet member in SC (Francis L Cardozo-sect of state)
1869 Concord pipe, made from small corn kernels, invented
1872 Doughnut cutter patents by John Blondel, Thomaston, Me
1876 Black landowner murdered in Hamburg SC
1877 1st Wimbledon tennis championship is held
1878 An improved corncob pipe patents by Henry Tibbe, Washington, Mo
1891 Irene Coit is 1st woman admitted to Yale University
1893 Dr Daniel Hale Williams performs 1st successful open heart surgery without anesthesia
1900 Australia accepts its constitution
1904 10th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 303 at Glen View Club IL
1908 CHU (Christian Historic Union) Dutch political party forms
1910 Walter Brookins becomes 1st to pilot an airplane to 1 mile altitude
1914 1st US duplicate auction bridge championship held, Lake Placid, NY
1915 Germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa
1916 1st cargo submarine to cross Atlantic arrives in US from Germany
1917 British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804
1918 101 killed & 171 injured in worst US train wreck, Nashville, Tenn
1918 Congress creates Distinguished Service Medal
1922 Johnny Weissmuller swims 1st 100 m free style under 1 minute
1926 Chiang Kai-shek appointed to national-revolutionary supreme commander
1926 Coup under Gen Sinel de Cordes in Portugal
1927 Atty William T Francis named minister to Liberia
1932 Washington Redskins (then Boston Braves) forms
1932 Yanks' Ben Chapman hits 2 inside-the-park HRs, tying record
1933 Frankford Yellowjackets sold, rechristened Philadelphia Eagles
1934 SS-Reichs Fhrer Himmler takes command of German Concentration Camps
1940 8th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-0 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis
1940 German Evangelist Church protests against euthanasia pogroms
1940 RAF bombs Germany
1942 Anne Frank, 13, goes into hiding with her family & 4 other Jews
1943 5th day of battle at Kursk: Germans occupy Verchopenje
1943 British air raid sinks U-435
1944 In World War II, US troops secure Saipan as Japan fell
1944 U-740 sinks
1944 World's largest circus tent catches fire at Ringling Brother's - Barnum & Bailey 2nd performance, 168 die (Hartford Conn)
1946 13th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 12-0 at Fenway Park, Boston
1947 Britain's Princess Elizabeth & Lt Philip Mountbatten's engagement
1947 Spain votes for Franco monarchy
1948 Satchel Paige, 42, debuts in majors pitching 2 scoreless inn for Cleve
1949 Benjamin Britten's Jump Symphony, premieres
1950 13.15" (33.40 cm) of rainfall, York, Nebraska (state 24-hour record)
1951 Pres Truman asked Congress to formally end state of war with Germany
1953 first helicopter passenger service, in New York
1953 first helicopter passenger service, in New York
1953 1st helicopter passenger service (NYC)
1953 Phillies Robin Roberts ends streak of 28 consecutive complete games
1955 "Rock Around Clock" hits #1 on Top 100 chart
1955 1st black executive on White House staff (E Frederic Morrow)
1955 Bill Haley & Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" tops billboards chart
1955 Strike in Belgium for 5 day work week
1956 Dick Clark's 1st appearance as host of American Bandstand
1957 Announcement of discovery of element 102 - nobelium
1957 Announcement of discovery of element 102 - nobelium
1957 24th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-6 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis
1957 Discovery of element 102 (Nobelium) announced
1958 Giant splash caused by fall of 90 million tons of rock & ice into Lituya Bay, Alaska washes 1,800 feet up the mountain
1959 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Hoosier Golf Open
1959 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Hoosier Celebrity Golf Tournament
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island
1963 34th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
1963 All star MVP: Willie Mays (SF Giants)
1963 Crusher Lisowski beats Verne Gagne in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ
1963 Federation of Malaysia forms
1965 94th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 285 at Royal Birkdale
1965 John Edrich completes 310* v NZ in 532 minutes, 52 fours 5 sixes
1965 Senators Frank Howard ties record with 7 strikeouts in DH
1966 95th British Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots 282 at Muirfield Gullane
1967 13th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth
1967 WRET TV channel 36 in Charlotte, NC (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
1968 15.68" (39.83 cm) of rainfall, Columbus, Miss (state 24-hour record)
1968 39th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 1-0 at Astrodome, Houston
1968 All star MVP: Willie Mays (SF Giants)
1969 Tom Seaver's no-hit bid against Cubs ends with 1 out in 9th
1970 In Atlanta, Chief-No-ka-homa is joined by cousin Chief Round-the-Horn
1971 Henry Kissinger visits China PR
1972 1st tour of Paul McCartney & Wings (France)
1972 86th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: S Smith beats I Nastase (46 63 63 46 75)
1972 Kathy Ahern wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic
1972 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1973 9th Maccabiah games opens in Tel Aviv, Israel
1974 Trudeau's Liberal Party wins Canadian parliamentary election
1976 England all out for 71 v WI at Old Trafford, Holding 14 5-7-17-5
1976 Houston Astro Larry Dierker no-hits Montreal Expos, 6-0
1976 Uganda asks UN to condemn Israeli hostage rescue raid on Entebbe
1977 106th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 268 at Turnberry Scotland
1978 "Hello, Dolly!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 152 perfs
1978 American Nazi Party, holds a rally at Marquette Park, Chicago
1978 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Wheeling Golf Classic
1978 Nearly 100,000 demonstrators march on Wash DC for ERA
1979 Voyager II flies past Jupiter sending home great snapshots.
1979 Voyager II flies past Jupiter sending home great snapshots.
1979 Dr Walter Massey named director of Argonne national Lab
1979 Voyager 2 flies past Jupiter
1980 7 die in a stampede to see Pope in Brazil
1980 Dutch war criminal Pieter Menten sentenced to 10 years
1980 Walt Disney's "Fox & The Hound," released
1981 Jacksons begin a 36-city tour
1982 Botham scores 208 in 225 balls, England v India at The Oval
1982 Margaret Thatcher begins her 2nd term as British prime minster
1982 Pan Am Boeing 727 crashes in Kenner La, killing 153
1984 12th minster of York destroyed in lightening storm
1984 Yvonne Ryding, of Sweden, crowned 33rd Miss Universe
1985 South Africa police arrested Dutch ANC'er Klaas de Jong
1986 Atlanta's Dale Murphy doesn't play ending consecutive streak at 740
1986 Att Gen's Com on Pornography links hard-core porn to sex crimes
1986 Padres trade pitcher Tim Stoddard to Yankees for pitcher Ed Whitson
1987 1 million South Koreans demonstrate against Chun Doo Hwan regime
1987 Col Oliver North admits to shredding Iran-Contra evidence
1988 "Facts of Life," Lisa Whelchel weds Steve Cauble
1988 Chris Speier hits for the cycle & Ernest Riles hits 10,000th Giant HR
1988 Jessye Norman begins recording Bizets "Carmen"
1988 Nolan Ryan is 7th to win 100 game on 2 teams, as Astro beat Mets 6-3
1989 103rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: B Becker beats Stefan Edberg (60 76 64)
1989 96th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: S Graf beats M Navratilova (62 67 61)
1989 Penny Hammel wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
1990 104th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: S Edberg beats B Becker (62 62 36 36 64)
1990 Richard Hadlee takes 5-53 to end his Test Cricket career with 431 wkts
1991 "Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 7 perfs
1991 62nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at SkyDome, Toronto
1991 All star MVP: Cal Ripken Jr (Balt Orioles)
1991 South Africa readmitted to Olympics
1992 Kim Basinger gets 1,959th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
1992 Space Shuttle STS 50 (Columbia 13) lands
1994 11,000th HR in NY Yankees history (Matt Nokes)
1994 Sonia O'Sullivan runs world record 2k (5:25.36)
1994 Soyuz TM-19 lands
1995 "Play's the Thing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 75 performances
1995 109th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats B Becker (67 62 64 62)
1995 Jack Nicklaus wins Golf's British Open (4th to win all 4 majors)
1995 Kathryn Marshall wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
1995 US international postage rates rise to 60 per ounce
1996 67th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Veterans Stadium, Phila
1996 All star MVP: Mike Piazza (LA Dodgers)
1996 US Senate approves 90 raise to $4.25 minimum wage
1997 Baseball's triple A Anerican Assn (formed in 1902) votes to disband
1997 Mike Tyson is banned from boxing, for biting Holyfield's ear

That's All....

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