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Friday, August 10, 2018.



Birthdays


1296 John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg
1556 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
1560 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer
1567 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer
1589 Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer
1652 Peterus I Scheemaeckers, Flemish sculptor (tomb stones)
1654 Bernard Nieuwentyt, Dutch physician/theologist
1657 Cornelis Chastelein, Dutch colonial director
1699 Christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer
1708 John Stinstra, baptist vicar
1720 Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer
1740 Samuel Arnold, composer
1750 Daniel Gottlob Turk, composer
1762 Santiago Ferrer, composer
1782 Charles Napier, London, soldier
1793 Heinrich August Neithardt, composer
1794 Leopold Zunz, German scientist (Synagogical Poetry)
1801 Robert Woodward Barnwell, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882
1808 Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer
1810 Camilio Benso di Cavour, Turin Italy, PM
1810 Cornelis Outshoorn, Dutch architect
1814 Jacob Edvard Gille, composer
1814 John Clifford Pemberton, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1881
1814 William Lowndes Yancey, MC (Confederacy), died in 1863
1823 Antnio G Dias, Brazilian poet
1823 Charles Keene, Hornsey, artist
1823 Charles Thomas Campbell, Brig General (Union volunteers)
1835 Gyula Beliczay, composer
1836 Jose Teodor Vilar, composer
1845 Kunanbajew, writer
1854 J Scott Lidgett, London, theologist
1856 Paul Geisler, composer
1859 G. Pick --?
1859 G. Pick --?
1859 G. Pick --?
1859 G. Pick --?
1859 G. Pick --?
1861 Almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist
1865 Alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana)
1869 Lawrence Binyon, Vienna Austria, poet (Symbolic Wounds)
1874 Herbert Hoover, 31st President (1929-1933)
1874 Herbert Clark Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st Pres (1929-1933)
1874 James (Tod) Sloan, jockey, created monkey crouch riding style
1874 Herbert Hoover, 31st President (1929-1933)
1877 Rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance
1878 Alfred Dblin, German/French author/co-founder of Sturm
1880 Clarence Cameron White, composer
1881 Albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder
1882 Max Kowalski, composer
1883 Carlos Lavin, composer
1886 Hilda Doolittle, poet/prominent member of imagist movement
1888 Johanna E F G (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actress (Saint Joan)
1889 Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer
1889 Irene Steer, England, 4 X 100m relay swimmers (Olympic-gold-1912)
1891 Henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble)
1893 Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)
1893 Viscount Dunrossil, Scotland, Gov Gen of Australia (1959-61)
1893 Voranc Prezikov, [Lovro Kuhar], Slovenian author (Samorastniki)
1895 Michail M Soschtschenko, Russian author
1897 Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924)
1897 Piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch novelist (Ciske the Rat)
1899 Jack Haley, Boston Mass, actor (Tin Man-Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue)
1900 Arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924)
1900 Norma Shearer, Montreal Quebec, actress (Divorcee, Idiot's Delight)
1900 Ren Crevel, French author (Mon corps et moi, Dtours)
1903 Lisle, British lord
1905 Bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge
1905 Richard F Kahn, baron of Hampstead/British economist
1906 Era Bell Thompson, [Dakota Dick], US actress (Ebony)
1908 Gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer
1909 Brian Easdale, composer
1909 Claude Thornhill, composer
1909 Frank Bowden, industrialist/landowner
1909 George W Crockett Jr, (Rep-D-MI, 1980- )
1909 Julio A Abraham, president (Democratic Party Bonaire)
1909 Leo Fender, Anaheim California, rocker (Fender guitars)
1909 Mohammed V ibn Yusuf, King of Morocco (1953, 1955-61)
1910 Angus Campbell, US, psychologist (Elections & Political Order)
1912 Herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor
1912 Izak Samkalden, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA)/mayor of Amsterdam
1912 Jorge Amado, Brazilian writer (O Pais do Carnaval)
1912 Richard Reeves, NYC, actor (Murph-Date With an Angel)
1912 Romain Maes, Belgian bicylist (Tour de France 1935)
1913 Noah Beery Jr, NYC, actor (Rockford Files, Quest, Doc Elliot)
1913 Steven Nagy, bowler, 1st to bowl 300 on TV (1954)
1914 Jeff Corey, NYC, actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men)
1916 John Clark, Hampton IA, actor (Graveyard of Horror)
1919 Elizabeth Thomas, literary consultant
1920 William "Red" Holzman, NBA coach (NY Knickerbockers, 754 wins)
1921 Leonard Lickorish, dir-gen (British Tourist Authority)
1923 Rhonda Fleming
1923 Rhonda Fleming
1923 Rhonda Fleming
1923 Rhonda Fleming
1923 Rhonda Fleming
1923 Fred Ridgway, England cricket pace bowler (1951-52 Indian tour)
1923 Gillian Brown, diplomat
1923 Rhonda Fleming, [Marilyn Louis], Hollywood Calif, actress (Spellbound)
1924 Martha Hyer, TX, actress (Day of the Wolves, Night of the Grizzly)
1925 Alastair Webster Mackie, poet/teacher
1925 George Cooper, general
1925 Lawrence Byford, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary
1926 Edwin James Nairn Carr, composer
1926 Marie-Claire Alain, French organist/composer
1928 Eddie Fisher
1928 Jimmy Dean
1928 Eddie Fisher
1928 Jimmy Dean
1928 Eddie Fisher
1928 Jimmy Dean
1928 Eddie Fisher
1928 Jimmy Dean
1928 Eddie Fisher
1928 Jimmy Dean
1928 Eddie Fisher, Phila Pa, singer (Oh My Papa, Lady of Spain)
1928 Jimmy Dean, Tx, actor/singer (Jimmy Dean Show, Diamonds are Forever)
1929 John Alldis, composer/conductor
1930 Barry Unsworth, novelist (Pascali's Island)
1930 Saeedi Sirjani, poet
1932 Alexander Goehr, composer
1933 Rocky Colavito
1933 Rocky Colavito
1933 Rocky Colavito
1933 Rocky Colavito
1933 Rocky Colavito
1933 Alan Hardcastle, chairman (Lloyds Regulatory Board)
1933 Bill Nieder, shot putter, (Olympic-gold-1960)
1933 Butler-Sloss, British Lady Justice
1933 David Rowland, chairman (Lloyd's)
1933 Rocky Colavito, Bronx, baseball player (Hit 4 HRs in a game)
1934 James Carl Tenney, composer
1935 Giya Alexandrovich Kancheli, Georgian composer (Night Prayers)
1935 Jerrie Anthony Hulme, British major-general
1935 Lord Stewartby
1936 Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Curaao
1937 Lucinda Williams, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1960)
1939 Charles Rose, (Rep-D-North Carolina, 1973- )
1939 Kate O'Mara, Leicaster England, actress (Caress Morell-Dynasty, AbFab)
1940 Barbara Mills, QC, British Director of Public Prosecutions
1940 Bobby Hatfield, Wisc, rocker (Righteous Bros-Unchained Melody)
1940 Richard Wells, Chief Constable (South Yorkshire)
1941 Anita Lonsbrough, England, 200m backstroke swimmer (Oly-gold-1960)
1941 Kees van Kooten, Dutch TV host/founder (Simplistic Union)
1942 Betsy Johnson, fashion designer (1971 Winnie Award)
1943 Ronnie Spector, [Veronica Bennett], NYC, singer (Be My Little Baby)
1943 Shafqat Rana, Pakistani cricket batsman (5 Tests 1964-69)
1943 Veronica Bennett, rocker
1945 Harry Thomas, Dutch founder (Schlager Festival Gay Party)
1945 Larry Larden, rocker (Every Mother's Son)
1947 Ian Anderson
1947 Ian Anderson
1947 Ian Anderson
1947 Ian Anderson
1947 Ian Anderson
1947 Alan Ward, England cricket pace bowler (1969-76)
1947 Ian Anderson, Scotland, rocker (Jethro Tull-Bungle in the Jungle)
1948 Pal Gerevich, Hungary, fencer (Olympic-bronze-1972, 80)
1948 Patti Austin, soul singer/actress (Real Me)
1949 Gene Johnson, Sugar Grove Pa, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
1950 A L Harris, clinicaloncologist
1950 Eric Braunn, rocker (Iron Butterfly)
1950 James Reynolds, Oskaloosa Ks, actor (Abe Carver-Days of our Lives)
1951 Maria Combs, LPGA golfer
1952 Ashley Putnam, NYC, soprano (NY City Opera 1978)
1952 Nikolai Alekseyevich Pushenko, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut
1952 Pepsi Nunes, marine biologist
1955 Marja-Liisa Hmlinen, Finnish cross country skier (Oly-gold-1984)
1956 Dianne Fromhottz, Balestrat Australia, tennis star
1956 Tugboat, [Fred Ottman], WWF wrestler
1958 Jack Richards, English cricket wicket-keeper (mid-80's)
1959 Rosanna Arquette
1959 Rosanna Arquette
1959 Rosanna Arquette
1959 Rosanna Arquette
1959 Rosanna Arquette
1959 Mark Price, bass/vocals (All About Eve, Tin Huey-Contents Dislodged)
1959 Rosanna Arquette, NYC, actress (Desperately Seeking Susan, After Hour)
1960 Antonio Banderas
1960 Antonio Banderas
1960 Antonio Banderas
1960 Antonio Banderas
1960 Antonio Banderas
1960 Antonio Banderas, Malaga Spain, actor (Phila, Evita, Mambo Kings)
1960 [James] Kenneth Perry, Elizabethtown KY, PGA golfer (1991 Memorial)
1961 Beatrice Alda, daughter of Alan Alda, actress (Lisa-Four Seasons)
1961 Jon Farriss, Australian rock vocalist/drummer (INXS-Kiss the Dirt)
1962 Dan Donovan, rocker (Bad)
1964 Andy Stankiewicz, Inglewood CA, infielder (NY Yankees, Montreal Expos)
1965 Carolyn Schuwalow, Australian distance runner (Olympics-96)
1965 John Starks, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
1965 Patricia Spurgin, US scherpschutser (Olympics-gold-1984)
1966 Gerald Williams, New Orleans LA, outfielder (NY Yankees)
1967 Carlos Briceno, Fountain Valley, CA, beach volleyball (Oly-br-92, 96)
1967 Lori Tatum, LPGA golfer
1967 Lorraine Pearson, rocker
1967 Peter Murphy, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1967 Reinout Scholte, cricketer (Netherlands batsman 1996 World Cup)
1967 Riddick Bowe, Brooklyn NY, HW boxing champ (Olympic-silver-1988)
1968 Alex Andrievski, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Oly-98)
1968 Jennifer Horton, Dover NJ, team handball goalie (Olympics-92, 96)
1968 Michael Bivins, Boston, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe)
1968 Michel Doesburg, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1968 Miroslav Mosner, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia 1998)
1968 Moe Gardner, NFL nose tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1969 Earl of Iveagh
1969 Iain Fraser, Scarborough, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
1970 Brendon Julian, cricketer (in NZ Australian left-arm quickie 1993-)
1970 Bret Hedican, St-paul, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)
1970 Gino Torretta, quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1992, Seattle Seahawks)
1971 Craig Newsome, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1971 Martin Quinney, Quesnel BC, Canada Tour golfer (1994 Glen Meadows-2nd)
1971 Mike Morreale, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1971 Paul Newlove, rugby league player
1971 Roy Keane, soccer player
1971 Sal Fasano, Chicago IL, catcher (KC Royals)
1972 Julann Vadnais, Miss Maine USA (1996)
1973 Jessica Grieco, Englewood NJ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1973 Keisha Delancy, Miss Turks & Caicos islands Universe (1997)
1973 Lisa Raymond, Norristown Penn, tennis star (1995 Indian Wells doubles)
1973 Mark Doubleday, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)
1973 Sherriden May, NFL fullback (NY Jets)
1974 Dave Fiore, tackle (San Francisco 49ers)
1974 Miro Simonovic, hockey goaltender (Team Slovakia 1998)
1974 Walt Harris, cornerback (Chicago Bears)
1975 Lise Mackie, Te Kuiti NZ, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96)

Events


Independence Day, celebrated in Ecuador
Independence Day, celebrated in Ecuador
70 "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx)
654 Pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I
843 Treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France
955 Battle at Lech: German king Otto I beats Hungarians
1304 -11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch & French fleet beat Flemish fleet
1461 Alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain
1497 John Cabot tells King Henry VII of his trip to "Asia"
1500 Diego Diaz discovers Madagascar
1511 Portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka
1512 Battle at Brest: English fleet beats France
1519 Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate Earth
1557 Battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont & Philibert beat France
1566 Iconoclasm begins
1585 English Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth
1622 County Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges
1627 Cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle
1628 Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed
1653 Sea battle at Heijde, English fleet beats Dutch
1664 Austria/Turkey signs Peace of Vsvr
1675 King Charles II lays foundation stone of Royal Observatory, Greenwich
1675 Portuguese-Jewish synagogue opens in Amsterdam
1678 Netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen
1680 In N Mex, Pop leads rebellion of Pueblo Indians against Spaniads
1743 Earliest recorded prize fighting rules formulated
1759 Carlos III becomes king of Spain
1774 1st Surinam newspaper (1st Wednesday Suriname) begins publishing
1787 Mozart completes his "Eine small Nachtmusik"
1787 Turkey declares war on Russia
1790 Robert Gray's Columbia, completes 1st American around world voyage
1792 Mobs in Paris attack palace of Louis XVI
1809 Ecuador gains its independence.
1809 Ecuador gains its independence.
1809 Ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day)
1821 Missouri admitted as 24th US state
1822 Antioch Syria, hit by Earthquake; about 20,000 die
1827 Race riots in Cincinnati (1,000 blacks leave for Canada)
1831 Former slave Nat Turner leads uprising against slavery
1831 Hurricane hits Barbados; about 1,500 die
1833 Chicago incorporates as a village of about 200
1835 Mob of whites & oxen pulled black school to a swamp out of Canaan NH
1846 Congress charters "nation's attic," Smithsonian Institution
1856 Hurricane washes away 2-300 revelers at Last Island, Louisiana
1861 Battle of Wilson's Creek MO (Springfield, Oak Hills)-Gen Lyon killed
1862 Battle of Nueces River TX
1866 Transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria
1869 O B Brown patents moving picture projector
1876 1st phone call between Brantford & Paris, Canada
1877 Big Hole River: Col John Gibbon murders Nez-Perc indians
1877 Phillies & Expos play a doubleheader that ends at 3:23 AM
1885 Leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt)
1887 Excursion train crashes killing 101. (Chatsworth, Illinois)
1888 NY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record
1889 Dan Rylands patents screw cap
1893 Chinese deported from SF under Exclusion Act
1895 1st Queen's Hall Promenade Concerto (Wagners "Rienzi")
1897 Automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club)
1900 1st Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Boston (3-0)
1901 Chic White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners
1904 Angelo G Roncalli (Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest
1904 Dutch newspaper Volk fires gay journalist Jacob de Cock
1904 Japanese fleet defeat Russians off Port Arthur
1904 Yankees Jack Chesbro ends string of 30 consecutive complete games
1906 Pope Pius X bans Associations cults
1907 Prince Scipone Borchesi wins Beijing to Paris, 7,500 mile auto rally
1909 Algemeene Netherland Toonkunstenars Ver (ANTV) begins
1911 Parliament Act reduces power of House of Lords
1913 2nd Balkan War ends, Treaty of Bucharest, Bulgaria loses
1914 At Luik, German 12"/16.5" guns reach Belgian boundary
1914 German battle cruiser Goeben reaches Dardanellen/Turkey joins Germany
1914 German troops reconquer Mulhouse in Elzas
1914 Royal Nationally Steuncomit forms
1916 Turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia
1919 Ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine
1920 Allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania
1920 Treaty of Svres (Allies & Turkey)
1920 Turkish Govt renounces its claim to Israel, recognizes British mandate
1921 FDR stricken with polio at summer home on Canadian Is of Campobello
1925 Hurricane strikes Borculo, 4 die
1926 Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed
1929 Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win
1934 Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player
1936 114F (46C) at Plain Dealing, Louisiana (state record)
1936 120F (49C) at Ozark, Arkansas (state record)
1938 119F (48C), Pendleton, Oregon (state record)
1939 2nd Dutch De Geer govt forms (1st with Social Democrats)
1940 Prince Bernhard Fund forms
1941 FDR & Churchill's 2nd meeting at Placentia Newfoundland
1942 Gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa
1943 Dutch submarine attacks Island Hertenbeest in NW Bali
1943 Gen Patton calls injured soldier "cowardly"
1943 Hitler watches lynching of allied pilots
1944 Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cin Reds 2-0
1944 Race riots in Athens Alabama
1944 US recaptures Guam from Japanese
1944 US/French offensive at Alenon
1945 Japan announces willingness to surrender to Allies provided status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged
1948 ABC enters network TV at 7 PM (WJZ, NY)
1948 Allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC
1948 Bradman scores 133* Aust v Lancashire, 216 mins, 17 fours
1948 WABC TV channel 7 in New York, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
1949 Ezzard Charles TKOs Gus Lesnevich in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1949 Natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense
1952 Louise Suggs wins LPGA All American Women Golf Tournament
1954 Neth Indonesian Union breaks up
1954 Sir Gordon Richards retires as a jockey with record 4,870 wins
1956 23rd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Cleveland 26, All-Stars 0 (75,000)
1957 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Macktown Golf Open
1960 Discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned 1st object from space
1960 Nicolaas Jouwe forms PANA in New-Guinea
1961 England applies for membership in European Common Market
1962 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1964 WJSP TV channel 28 in Columbus, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1965 Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 82 km
1966 1st lunar orbiter launched by US
1966 Daylight meteor seen from Utah to Canada. Only known case of a meteor entering Earth's atmosphere & leaving it again
1968 Race riot in Miami, Chicago & Little Rock
1968 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Concord Golf Open
1969 Don Sutton breaks his 13-game losing streak to Cubs with a 4-2 win
1969 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Stroh's-WBLY Golf Open
1970 Jim Morrison is tried in Miami on "lewd & lascivious behavior"
1971 16 baseball researchers form Society for American Baseball Research
1971 Twins' Harmon Killebrew is 10th to amass 500 HRs, & adds his 501st
1972 1 million kg heavy meteorite grazes atmosphere above Canada
1972 Paul & Linda McCartney are arrested in Sweden on drug possession
1973 1st BART train travels thru transbay tube to Montgomery St Station
1974 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Colgate-European American Golf Open
1975 57th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 276 at Firestone Akron
1975 David Frost purchases exclusive rights to interview Nixon
1977 US & Panamana sign Panama Canal Zone accord
1977 USSR performs (underground) nuclear test
1977 Postal employee David Berkowitz arrested in Yonkers NY, accused of being "Son of Sam" 44 caliber killer
1978 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1979 Ecuador adopts its constitution
1979 Wings release "Getting Closer" & "Baby's Request"
1980 62nd PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 274 at Oak Hill NY
1980 8th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Pat Bradley
1980 Allen, most powerful hurricane in Caribbean hits Brownsville, Tx
1981 Pete Rose tops Stan Musial's record of 3630 hits.
1981 Pete Rose tops Stan Musial's record of 3630 hits.
1981 Coca-Cola Bottling Co agrees to pump $34 million into black business
1981 Pete Rose, 3,631 career hit, breaks Stan Musial's NL hit record
1981 Richard Nixon Museum in San Clemente closes
1984 Mary Decker trips on heel of Zola Budd during 3,000m Olympic run
1985 A's Dave Kingman is 21st to hit 400 HRs (off Matt Young at Seattle)
1985 Michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle songs) for $47 million
1985 Uno Lindstron of Sweden, juggles a soccer ball 13.11 miles
1986 "Me & My Girl" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 1420 performances
1986 Betsy King wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
1986 Billy Martin Day, his uniform number 1 retired
1986 Marquis Theater opens at 1535 Broadway NYC
1986 Pitcher Bob Forsch grand slams to lead Cards to a 5-4 win over Pirates
1987 Flight Readiness Firing of Discovery's main engines is successfully
1987 Kevin Gross is 2nd pitcher in 8 days to be ejected for scuffing ball
1988 Matt Biondi swims world record 100m free style (48.42 sec)
1988 Rodrigo Borja installed as president of Ecuador
1988 UN estimates Asia's population hits 3 billion
1989 A's bat out of order against White Sox in 3rd inning
1989 Australia 0-301 at end of day one, 5th Test Cricket at Trent Bridge
1990 US's Magellan spacecraft lands on Venus
1991 "Little Night Music" closes at New York State NYC after 7 perfs
1991 NFL sportscaster Paul Maquire suffers a heart attack at 53
1992 Satellite TOPEX/Poseidon launched
1992 Soyuz TM-15 lands
1993 Charlotte Anne Lopez, 16, of Vermont, crowned 11th Miss Teen USA
1994 Last British troops leave Hong Kong (been there since Sept 1841)
1995 Dodgers leading 2-1 in 9th forfeit game to Cards, fans become unruly
1996 Bob Dole picks Jack Kemp as his Republican VP running mate
1996 Dare & Go ends Cigars record tying victory streak at 16
1996 Parlisha Williams (Louisiana) crowned Ms Black USA Metroplex
1996 Yanks lose ending 3rd best home series victory streak at 24
1997 36th Walker Cup: US, 18-6
1997 Anaheim Angels Tony Phillips arrested for purchasing cocaine
1997 Atlanta Braves sign Greg Maddux to record 5 year, $575 Million deal
1997 Deb Richard wins LPGA Friendly's Classic
1997 Northville Long Island Senior Golf Classic
1997 Vijay Singh of Fiji wins Buick Open at the Warwick Hills Golf

That's All....

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