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Wednesday, August 1, 2018.



Birthdays


126 Publius Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD)
848 Frantisek Kmoch, composer
1322 Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
1495 Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect
1520 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)
1642 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
1659 Antoine Mouque, composer
1685 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
1686 Benedetto Marcello, Italian author/composer (Lettera Famigliare)
1714 Richard Wilson, Welsh landscape painter
1744 Jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Antoine Monnet de Lamarck, French zoologist
1753 Charles, 3rd earl Stanhope, England, radical politician/scientist
1755 Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi, composer
1766 Ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner, pianist/composer
1766 Jeffrey Wyatville, architect
1770 William Clark, explored Pacific Northwest with Lewis.
1770 William Clark, Charlottsville VA, 2nd lt of Lewis & Clark Expedition
1770 William Clark, explored Pacific Northwest with Lewis.
1779 Francis Scott Key, wrote the 'Star-Spangled Banner'.
1779 Francis Scott Key, composer (Star-Spangled Banner)
1779 Francis Scott Key, wrote the 'Star-Spangled Banner'.
1786 Louis C Luzac, judge/Dutch Internal minister
1814 Maxcy Gregg, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1815 Richard Henry Dana, spent 2 years before the mast.
1815 Richard Henry Dana, novelist/lawyer spent 2 years before mast
1815 Richard Henry Dana, spent 2 years before the mast.
1818 Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer on Nantucket Island
1819 Herman Melville
1819 Herman Melville
1819 Herman Melville
1819 Herman Melville
1819 Herman Melville
1819 Herman Melville, US, author (Moby Dick, Billy Budd)
1824 Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer
1840 Aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer
1843 Robert Todd Lincoln, Capt (Union volunteers), died in 1926
1847 Guido Papini, violinist/composer
1858 Hans Rott, composer
1858 Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist
1861 Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)
1862 Montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor
1863 Gaston Doumergue, premier/pres of France (1913..34)
1867 William Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind)
1871 Oskar Fried, composer
1877 Charlotte Hughes, 1990 (oldest person in Great Britain)
1877 Jan van den Tempel, Dutch MP (SDAP)
1881 Emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer
1881 Rose Macaulay, writer
1882 Vaclav Klicka, composer
1886 Isaac Keesing, Dutch publisher/founder (System Keesing)
1888 Vito Frazzi, composer
1889 John F Mahoney, developed pencillin treatment of syphillis
1890 George II, king of Greece
1892 Constantly Burniaux, Belg, art historian (Temps Inquiets)
1895 Benjamin E Mays, SC, black educator (Morehouse, Howard University)
1898 Morris Stoloff, Phila, violinist (Picnic, Pal Joey)
1899 William Steinberg, Cologne, conductor (Boston Symph-1969-71)
1900 Otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26)
1901 Gerard Blitz, Belgian swimmer/founder (Club Mditerrane)
1902 Hendrik J Kruls, Neth, general/chief military authority (1944-46)
1902 Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor
1903 Paul George Vincent O'Shaughnessy Horgan, novelist
1906 William Hayter, diplomat
1908 Miloslav Kabelac, composer
1909 Nigel Henderson, admiral
1910 Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests)
1910 William Hayter, diplomat
1911 Kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician
1911 Ronald MacDonald, British major-general
1912 Brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist
1912 Henry Jones, Phila Pa, actor (Phyllis, Falcon Crest, Gun Shy)
1912 Masaya Hanai, businessamn
1913 Jerome Moross, Brooklyn NY, composer (Frankie & Johnny)
1913 Nigel Henderson, admiral
1914 Jack Delano, composer
1915 Ronald MacDonald, British major-general
1916 Viscount Hanworth, barrister
1917 Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert
1918 Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist
1919 Stanley Middleton, novelist
1920 Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright
1920 Maria Cole, Boston MA
1920 Sammy Lee, Fresno Calif, platform diver (Oly-2 gold/bronze-1948, 52)
1920 Viscount Hanworth, barrister
1921 Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert
1921 Jack Kramer, Las Vegas, tennis star (Wimbeldon 1947, US Open-1946)
1921 Vic Marshall, chemist
1922 Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)
1922 Frank Hauser, British theatrical director
1922 Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist
1923 Gwyn Ward Thomas, British TV director
1923 Paul Lambert, El Paso Tx, actor (Tom-Executive Suite)
1923 Stanley Middleton, novelist
1923 Yoshinao Nakada, composer
1924 Frank Worrell, cricketer (one of the three W's, inspiring WI captain)
1924 Jeffrey Segal, actor/playwright (Vanity Fair, Rest in Pieces)
1924 Yvonne DeCarlo, actress (10 Commandments, Lily-Munsters)
1925 Ernst Jandl, writer
1925 Jack Kramer, actor (Kings of the Court)
1926 Burton Stein, historian
1926 Frank Hauser, British theatrical director
1926 Karl Kohn, composer
1927 Andr Cools, Belgium, minister of Budget/vice-premier
1927 Gwyn Ward Thomas, Beritsh TV director
1930 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidad, dancer/actor (Annie, The Wiz)
1930 Julie Bovasso, Brooklyn NY, actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You)
1930 Karoly Grosz, politician
1930 Lionel Bart, [Begleiter], English composer (Oliver!)
1931 Lucien E Blackwell, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
1931 Monty Losowsky, prof of medicine (St James University England)
1931 Ramblin' Jack Elliott, rocker
1931 Sean O Riada, composer
1931 Trevor Goddard, cricketer (S African opening batsman & opening bowler)
1933 Dom DeLuise
1933 Dom DeLuise
1933 Dom DeLuise
1933 Dom DeLuise
1933 Dom DeLuise
1933 Dom DeLuise, Bkln NY, comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso)
1933 Erwin Nypels, Dutch economist/minister of Housing (D66)
1933 Richard Lloyd Jones, secretary Welsh Office
1934 J E F "John" Beck, cricketer (lefty bat in 8 Tests for NZ 1953-56)
1934 Lionel Bart, composer
1935 Geoff Pullar, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's early 60's)
1936 Yves Saint Laurent
1936 Yves Saint Laurent
1936 Yves Saint Laurent
1936 Yves Saint Laurent
1936 Yves Saint Laurent
1936 Larie Taylor, sociologist/broadcaster
1936 Yves Saint-Laurent, Oran Algeria, fashion designer (Opium, Obsession)
1937 Alfonse M D'Amato, Brooklyn NY, (Sen-R-NY 1981- )
1937 Richard Lloyd Jones, secretary (Welsh Office)
1939 Stephen Sykes, Bishop of Ely
1940 Joan Joyce, Waterbury Ct, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1983)
1940 Larie Taylor, sociologist/broadcaster
1940 Mervyn Kitchen, cricket umpire
1941 Ronald Harmon Brown, chairman (Democratic Party)
1942 Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead
1942 Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead
1942 Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead
1942 Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead
1942 Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead
1942 Giancarlo Giannini, La Spezia Italy, actor (Seduction of Mimi)
1942 Jerry Garcia, SF, rocker (Grateful Dead-Uncle Joe's Band)
1943 Andy Roxburgh, manager soccer team (Scotland)
1943 Dennis Paxton, rocker (Dave Clark Five-Glad All Over)
1943 Stephen Sykes, Bishop (Ely)
1944 Elske Terveld, Dutch undersecretary Social Affairs (PvdA)
1944 Mervyn Kitchen, cricket umpire
1944 Yuri Viktorovich Romanenko, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 26, 38, TM-2)
1946 Frederick C Boucher, (Rep-D-Virginia, 1983- )
1946 J Guillermo, ex-husband of princess Christina of Netherlands
1946 Richard O Covey, Fayetteville Ar, USAF/astro (STS 51I, 26, 38, 61)
1946 Tom Loeffler, (Rep-R-TX, 1979- )
1947 Andy Roxburgh, soccer manager (Scotland)
1947 Rick Anderson, rock bassist (Tubes)
1947 Ricky Coonce, LA Calif, rock drummer (Grass Roots)
1948 Robert Spink, British MP
1949 Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV director/film-maker
1949 Primous, III Fountain, composer
1950 Doug Tract, Bronx NY, radio DJ (Greaseman)
1951 David Jasper, British principal (St Chad's College Durham England)
1951 Robin Heifetz, composer
1952 Brian Patrick Clarke, Gettysburg Pa, actor (Merle-Eight is Enough)
1952 C L Whittington, WLAF defensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1952 Nancy Lopez, professional golfer
1952 Robert Spink, British MP
1952 Yajurvindra Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman late 70's)
1953 Robert Cray, Columbus Ga, blues singer/songwriter (1987 Grammy)
1955 Arun Lal, cricketer (Indian batsman mid-80's)
1955 David Jasper, British principal (St Chad's College Durham England)
1957 Glen Gorbous, Canada, longest throw of a regulation baseball (445'10")
1957 Laura Johnson, Burbank Calif, actress (Falcon Crest)
1958 Taylor Negron, LA Calif, actor (Silvio-Detective School)
1959 Joe Elliot, heavy metal vocalist (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)
1960 Chuck D, [Chuck Ridenhour], US rapper (Public Enemy)
1960 Marta Chvarri Figueroa, Madrid Spain, The Marquesa de Cubas
1961 Andrew Nicholson, UK, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)
1961 Bart Conner, US, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic-gold-1984)
1961 Bradford John Faxon Jr, Oceanport NJ, PGA golfer (1986 Provident)
1961 Danny Blind, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/Ajax)
1961 Mark "Red" Mitchell, actor (JFK, 8 Sceonds, I Want to Live)
1961 Mike Watkinson, cricketer (England off-spinner all-rounder v WI 1995)
1962 Gertjan Verbeek, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1962 Joetta Clark, East Orange NJ, 800m runner (Olympic-1992)
1962 Traci Phillips, Honolulu Hawaii, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
1963 Coolio, rapper
1963 Coolio, rapper
1963 Coolio, rapper
1963 Coolio, rapper
1963 Coolio, rapper
1963 Coolio, rapper (Gangsta Paradise)
1963 Koichi Wakata, Omiya Saitama Japan, astronaut (STS 72, sk: 92)
1964 Andrew Wilson, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-16-92, 96)
1964 Nick Christian Sayer, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
1964 Rob Camilletti, Cher's boyfriend
1966 Darryl Hall, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
1966 Ganesh Mylvaganam, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup)
1966 Horacia de la Pena, Argentina, tennis star
1966 Pat Carter, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals)
1967 Gregg Jefferies, Burlingame CA, infielder (NY Mets, Royals, Phillies)
1967 Lori Endicott, KC MO, volleyball setter (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)
1968 Rob Carpenter, NFL wide receiver (Phila Eagles)
1968 Stacey Augmon, Pasadena, NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers, Hawks)
1969 Graham Thorpe, cricketer (England LHB Century on Test debut 1993)
1969 Kevin Jarvis, Lexington KY, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1970 Quentin Coryatt, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
1971 Fred Lester (Atlanta Falcons)
1971 Julia Chilicki, Somers CT, rower (Olympics-96)
1971 Lisa Flood, Scarborough Ontario, 100m Breaststroker (Olympics-96)
1971 Shae Sloan, Huntsville TX, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
1972 Karen Dalton, Mt View Calif, diver (Olympics-96)
1972 Martin Damm, Czech Republic, tennis star
1972 Matt Dyson, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
1973 Tempestt Bledsoe
1973 Tempestt Bledsoe
1973 Tempestt Bledsoe
1973 Tempestt Bledsoe
1973 Tempestt Bledsoe
1973 Ben Johnson, cricketer (promising South Australian opening batsman)
1973 Gregg Berhalter, Englewood NJ, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 Mario Bennett, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns)
1973 Tempestt Bledsoe, Chicago, actress (Vanessa Huxtable-Cosby Show)
1974 Kerwin Waldroup, DL (Detroit Lions)
1975 Mandy Leigh, Greensburg Penn, actress (Bloodscent)
1976 David Nemirovsky, Toronto, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
1976 Eryn Bulmer, Edmonton Alberta, diver (Olympics-96)
1976 Nwankwo Kanu, soccer player (Ajax)
1978 Dhani Harrison, George Harrison's 1st child
1990 Landry Allbright, actress (Bridget Forrester-Bold & Beautiful)

Events


Confederation Day, celebrated in Switzerland
Confederation Day, celebrated in Switzerland
527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium
649 Pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7]
860 Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II
902 Aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily
1021 Synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest
1086 English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier
1177 Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III
1203 Alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium
1291 Everlasting League forms, the basis of the Swiss Confederation
1291 Everlasting League forms, the basis of the Swiss Confederation
1291 Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)
1404 Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland
1485 Henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England
1498 Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)
1588 English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada
1589 Murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III
1619 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1626 Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism
1664 Battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kprl
1690 Battle at Staffarda: French army beats Victor Amadeus van Savoye
1711 Surrounded Czar Peter the Great flees Azov
1714 Monarch Georg Ludwig becomes king George I of England
1716 1st sculling race (London Bridge to Chelsea)
1716 Waterman's race on Thames 1st rowed
1732 Foundation laid for Bank of England
1759 Battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France
1774 Priestly discovers oxygen
1780 Sweden declares neutrality
1781 English army under general Cornwallis occupies Yorktown, Virginia
1785 Caroline Herschel becomes 1st woman discoverer of a comet
1789 US Customs begins enforcing Tariff Act
1790 First U.S. Census
1790 First U.S. Census
1790 1st US census (population of 3,939,214; 697,624 are slaves)
1793 France becomes 1st country to use the metric system
1794 Whisky Rebellion
1794 Whisky Rebellion
1794 Whiskey Rebellion begins
1798 Battle of Abukir on the Nile-Nelson defeats French fleet
1812 Rare tornado hits Westchester County NY
1814 Belgium King Willem I accept blame in Southern defeat
1831 London Bridge opens to traffic
1834 Slavery abolished through out the British Empire
1836 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin returns to Bahia Brazil
1838 Emancipation of British slaves on Bahamas
1842 Rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens
1852 Black Methodists establish 1st black SF church, Zion Methodist
1852 Black Methodists establish 1st black SF church, Zion Methodist
1852 SF Methodists establish 1st black church, Zion Methodist
1855 Castle Clinton in NYC opens as 1st US receiving station for immigrants
1861 Brazil recognizes Confederacy
1863 Battle of Little Rock AK & Start of Chattanooga campaign
1863 Cavalry action near Brandy Station-End of Gettysburg Campaign
1864 Battle of Petersburg, VA
1867 Blacks vote for 1st time in a state election in South (Tenn)
1869 1st voyage down Colorado River
1873 SF's 1st cable car begins service
1876 Colorado becomes 38th state
1881 US Quarantine Station authorized for Angel Island, SF Bay
1883 A papyrus offered to Brit Museum for 10,000 (forgery)
1883 Amsterdam's Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky gets electric lights
1883 Inland postal service begins in Great Britain
1886 Great Britain annexes Kermadec-Island near New Zealand
1890 Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Lundi
1893 Henry Perky & William Ford patent shredded wheat
1896 George Samuelson completes rowing Atlantic (NY to England)
1901 Burial within San Francisco City limits prohibited.
1901 Burial within San Francisco City limits prohibited.
1901 Burial within SF City limits prohibited
1902 Building begins on Dutch public housing
1902 Mine accident in Wollongong, Australia (100 die)
1903 1st coast-to-coast automobile trip (SF-NY) completed
1906 Bkln Dodger Harry McIntire no-hits Pitts for 10 2/3 loses in 13th
1907 Bank of Italy opens 1st branch at 3433 Mission Street, SF
1907 Signal Corps of US army starts aircraft division
1909 British SS Waratah disappears on Sydney to London, 300 killed
1911 Omar N Bradley (18) begins education in West Point
1914 British fleet reaches Scapa Flow
1914 Emperor Wilhelm II declares war on his nephew tsar Nicolas II (WW I)
1914 France & Germany mobilize
1914 Trois Vierges: German 69th infantry regiment enter Luxembourg Germany declares war on Russia in WW I
1916 Hawaii National Park forms
1917 Frank Little, IWW organizer, lynched in Butte, MT
1918 British troops enter Vladivostok
1918 Pitts Pirates beat Boston Braves, 2-0, in 21 innings
1919 Queen Wilhelmina opens 1st Air Fair in Amsterdam
1919 Treffers soccer team forms in Groesbeek
1920 Papendrecht soccer team forms
1920 Peace of Riga-Independence of Latvia
1922 Hendrikus Colijn becomes political editor-in-chief of The Standard
1925 Shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk & Netherland East-Indies
1926 Battles between Druzen & French in Damascus
1926 Failed assassination on Gen Primo de Rivera in Barcelona
1927 Earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards
1928 Babe Ruth hits HR # 42 & is 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace
1933 Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3)
1933 Death penality for anti fascists in Germany
1933 Dutch colonial regime in Batavia arrest ir Sukarno
1933 NRA (National Recovery Administration) forms
1936 Adolph Hitler opens 11th Olympic Games in Berlin
1936 Benjamin E Mays named president of Morehouse College
1941 Luftwaffe bombs German 23rd division
1941 NY Yankee Lefty Gomez walks most (11) in a shutout (Yanks 9, St L 0)
1942 Deurne soccer team forms
1942 German occupier demands listing of all Dutch telephone subscribers
1942 Race riots in Harlem, New York
1943 Japan declares Burma Independence under U Ba Maw
1943 Race riot in Harlem NYC
1943 Sunderland seaplanes sink U-454 & U-383
1944 Adam Clayton Powell elected 1st black congressman from East
1944 Anne Frank's last diary entry; 3 days later she is arrested
1944 General Montgomery takes command of 12th & 21st army
1944 US 90th division occupies St Hilaire-du-Harcourt
1944 US troops enter Tessy-sur-Vir
1944 Uprising in Warsaw ghetto
1945 Japanese city Toyama destroyed by B-29's
1945 Mel Ott is 1st in NL to hit 500th HR (joins Babe Ruth & Jimmy Foxx)
1945 SVBO soccer team forms in Barger-Oosterveld
1946 President Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission.
1946 President Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission.
1946 Pres Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
1947 "Medium & The Telephone" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 211 perfs
1947 Valleivogels soccer team forms in Scherpenzeel
1950 1st Major League baseball player to fight in Korea (Curt Simmons)
1950 American Bowling Congress ends all-white-males rule
1950 Guam adopts constitution (Organic Act)
1950 King Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes King
1950 Territory of Guam created
1951 David Ben-Gurion's Mapai-party wins Israeli parliamentary election
1953 California introduces its Sales Tax (for Education).
1953 California introduces its Sales Tax (for Education).
1953 Calif introduces sales tax (for education)
1953 Fidel Castro arrested in Cuba
1953 KMBC TV channel 9 in Kansas City, MO (MET/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953 KOBI TV channel 5 in Medford, OR (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 Northern Rhodesia becomes part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland
1953 Red Sox Ben Flowers sets then record of 8 consecutive games in relief
1954 Louison Bobet wins his 2nd Tour de France
1954 WKBT TV channel 8 in La Crosse, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 1st microgravity research begins
1955 Tengku Abdul Rahman forms Malacca govt
1955 WILL TV channel 12 in Urbana-Champaign, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1956 KRCR TV channel 7 in Redding-Chico, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1957 1st coml building heated by Sun (Albuquerque NM)
1957 Gil Hodges hits his NL record 13th career grand slam (Last by Bkln)
1957 Glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10")
1957 US & Canada create North American Air Defense Command (NORAD)
1958 First Class postage up to 4 cents (had been 3 cents for 26 years
1958 First Class postage up to 4 cents (had been 3 cents for 26 years
1958 1st class postage up to 4 (had been 3 for 26 years)
1958 US atomic sub USS Nautilus 1st dives under North Pole
1959 New Continental baseball league formed
1959 Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Sacerdotii nostri primordia
1959 WAAY TV channel 31 in Huntsville, AL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1960 Aretha Franklins 1st recording session
1960 Benin (Dahomey) gains independence from France
1960 Chubby Checker releases "The Twist"
1961 Benaud rips through England team for Aussie win at Old Trafford
1961 German DR limits traffic to West Berlin
1961 New SF Hall of Justice opens
1961 Whitney Young Jr named executive director of National Urban League
1962 Boston Red Sox Bill Monboquette no-hits Chic White Sox, 1-0
1962 Failed assassination on president Nkrumah of Ghana
1963 Beatles Book is sold out on its 1st day of sale
1963 Germany FR annexes Elten village
1963 WQAD TV channel 8 in Moline, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting
1964 ALM (Antillian Airlines) begins operation
1964 Beatles' "Hard Day's Night, A," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
1965 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open
1966 Charles Whitman climbs U of Texas tower & shoots 12 dead
1966 Former marine Charles Whitman kills 13 & wounds 31 at U of Texas
1967 Izak Samkalden becomes mayor of Amsterdam
1967 WBRA TV channel 15 in Roanoke, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 Canada begins replacing silver with nickel in coins
1968 Cleveland Metroparks begins operating Zoo
1968 WXIX TV channel 19 in Cincinnati-Newport, OH (IND) begins broadcasting
1969 110,000 attend Atlantic City Pop Festival
1969 36th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Jets 26, All-Stars 24 (74,208)
1969 Mariner 6 sends close-up photo's of Mars
1970 EAA Convention moves from Rockford Ill to Oshkosh, Wi
1970 KTSD TV channel 10 in Pierre, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 Willie Stargell (Pirates) ties record of 5 extra base hits in a game
1971 Bangladesh refugee concert with George Harrison
1971 CBS presents Masterpiece Theatre's 6 Wives of Henry VIII
1971 George Harrison's concert for Bangladesh takes place in NYC
1971 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational
1972 1st article exposing Wategate scandal (Bernstein-Woodward)
1972 Nate Colbert of SD Padres hits record tying 5 HRs in a double header
1973 H J Witteveen appointed as director of IMF
1973 Munson & Fisk get into a brawl at Fenway Park
1974 Virginia Squires trade Julius "Dr J" Erving to NY Nets
1975 38 government leaders signs Helsinki accord
1975 41st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Pittsburgh 21, All-Stars 14 (54,103)
1975 Billy Martin replaces Bill Virdon as manager of NY Yankees
1975 Helsinki Pact guaranteeing boundaries, rights signed by 35 nations
1976 21st Olympic games close at Montreal Canada
1976 Flash flood in Big Thompson Canyon Colo on Route 34, kills 139
1976 Liz Taylor's 6th divorce (re-divorces Richard Burton)
1976 Seattle Seahawks play 1st (preseason) game (SF 27, Seattle 20)
1977 SF Giant Willie McCovey hits NL record 18th grand slammer
1978 Braves stop Reds Pete Rose's hitting streak at 44 games
1978 Commandos occupy Iraqi embassy in Paris, 1 dead
1978 Pete Rose goes hitless, ends his 44 game hitting streak (ties NL)
1979 Maria de Lurdes Pintasilgo forms govt in Portugal
1980 Gerd Wessig of East Germany set high jump record
1980 Waldemar Cierpinski wins 19th olympics marathon (2:11:03
1981 MTV debuts.
1981 MTV debuts.
1981 MTV debuts.
1981 MTV debuts.
1981 MTV debuts.
1981 MTV premieres at 12:01 AM
1981 Poland premier Jagielski resigns
1982 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
1982 Greg Louganis, US becomes 1st diver to score 700 (752.67) in 11 dives
1982 H Aaron, F Robinson, T Jackson, & H Chandler inducted in Hall of Fame
1982 Heavy Israeli air bombardment on Beirut
1982 Petra Schneider swims world record 400m medley (4:36.10)
1983 New Zealand score their 1st Test Cricket match victory in England
1985 15.4 cm rainfall at Cheyenne, Wyoming (state record)
1985 Emmy 12th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 6th time
1985 Vince Coleman steals 2 bases in 1st inning, for NL rookie record 74
1986 Bert Blyleven becomes 10th pitcher to strike out 3,000
1986 Cleveland sets AL attendance record for twi-night doubleheader, 65,934
1986 Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia release from hospital after 3 week coma
1986 Tennis ace John McEnroe marries actress Tatum O'Neal
1987 Bananarama's Siobhan Fahey marries Eurythmics Dave Stewart
1987 Crossbow flight record (2,005 yds 1'9") set by Harry Drake in Nevada
1987 Mike Tyson beat Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1987 Nurse Mary R Stout chosen chairperson of Vietnam Veterans of America
1988 Deep Rover 1-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon
1989 Australia take 3-0 series lead over England to regain Cricket Ashes
1990 "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" closes at Eugene O'Neill NYC after 149 perfs
1990 Indians' Alex Cole sets club record with 5 stolen bases in one game
1990 Iraq pulls out of talks with Kuwait
1990 Soyuz TM-10 launches
1990 Stanton Cook becomes CEO of Chicago Cubs
1991 Actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida
1991 Italian/Argentine Soccer star Diego Maradona retires
1992 "Salome" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 9 performances
1992 NBC's "Saturday Today" premieres
1992 USA/USSR Around World Air Race begins at Santa Monica
1993 "In the Summer House" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 25 perfs
1993 "She Loves Me" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances
1993 Missie Berteott wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
1993 Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY
1993 Walter Koenig, Checkov of Star Trek, suffers a heart attack
1994 99.9F (37.7C) in Berlin-Dahlem: record
1994 The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour
1994 Train crash in Havana Cuba, 6 killed
1995 Westinghouse purchases CBS-TV network
1996 M2, MTV's second TV channel is launched
1998 -8] Gay & Lesbian Games #5 open in Amsterdam

That's All....

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