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Thursday, August 15, 2019.



Birthdays


1432 Luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)
1619 Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate
1688 Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)
1702 Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher
1725 Ferdinando Bertoni, composer
1727 Johann Georg Holzbogen, composer
1736 Johann Christoph Kellner, composer
1740 M Claudius, writer
1741 Thomas Norris, composer
1769 Napoleon Bonaparte, resident of Elba
1769 Napoleon Bonaparte, resident of Elba (emperor 1804-13, 1814-15)
1769 Napoleon Bonaparte, resident of Elba
1771 Walter Scott, Scotland, novelist/poet (Lady of Lake)
1776 Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten)
1776 Ignaz Xaver von Seyfried, composer
1782 Henri MG earl the Merode, Belgian revolutionary (Souvenirs)
1785 Thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater)
1787 Alexander Aliabiev, composer
1788 Carel SW van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial director
1794 Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (System mycologicum)
1803 Sir James Douglas, father of British Columbia.
1803 James Douglas, father of British Columbia
1803 Sir James Douglas, father of British Columbia.
1822 Wilhelm Rust, composer
1823 Orris Sanford Ferry, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1829 Eduard de Hartog, composer
1839 Hugh Archibald Clarke, composer
1845 Walter Crane, England, painter/illustrator (Beauty & Beast)
1851 [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, Dutch actress (Scapegoat)
1856 J Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament
1860 Florence Kling DeWolfe Harding, 1st lady (1921-23)
1860 Roosje Vos, Dutch union organizer
1865 Johan[nes] B Schepers, Frisian writer (Braga)
1866 Charles-Jean Vall‚e-Poussin, mathematician (d'analyse)
1872 Harold Fraser-Simson, composer
1872 Rubin Goldmark, composer
1874 Joseph Klausner, Polish/Israeli new testament expert
1875 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, London, composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast)
1876 Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist
1878 Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II)
1879 Ethel Barrymore
1879 Ethel Barrymore
1879 Ethel Barrymore
1879 Ethel Barrymore
1879 Ethel Barrymore
1879 Ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green)
1885 Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer
1885 Edna Ferber, author, playwright
1885 Mary Nash, Troy NY, actress (Phila Story, Till the Clouds Roll By)
1886 Bill Whitty, cricketer (Australian left-arm bowler 1909-12)
1887 Edna Ferber, US, author (American Beauty, Cimarron)
1888 Albert Spalding, composer
1888 T E Lawrence Tremadoc, [Lawrence of Arabia], Wales, soldier/writer
1890 Jacques Ibert, Paris France, composer (Escales)
1892 Knud Christian Jeppesen, composer
1892 Louis-Victor prince of Broglie, France, physicist (Nobel 1929)
1893 Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer
1893 Harlow H Curtice, pres of General Motors (1953-8)
1896 Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor
1897 Marion Eugene Bauer, composer
1898 Lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom
1900 Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything)
1901 Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68)
1901 Byron Arnold, composer
1901 Hans Lorbeer, writer
1901 Sulho Ranta, composer
1902 Jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead)
1904 Bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show)
1906 Finn Videro, composer
1907 Paul Vincze, medallist
1909 Raymond O'Malley, teacher
1910 Hugo Winterhalter, composer
1910 Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria (1966-70)
1910 Signe Hasso, actress (QB VII, Taxi 13, Black Bird, Crisis)
1912 Julia Child, chef.
1912 Julia Child, Pasadena Calif, chef (French Chef)
1912 Wendy Hiller, England, actress (Major Barbara, David Copperfield)
1912 Wijnanda M C "Nan" Aberson, friend of Gerard Reve Sr
1912 Julia Child, chef.
1914 Peter Nicholson Gunn, writer
1915 Alma Gardeslan, Surinamese/Dutch folklorist
1915 Kamiel van Baelen, Flemish author/resistance fighter (Mensch op Weg)
1915 Signe Hasso, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Johnny Angel, Double Life)
1918 Fay Honey Knopp, activist
1918 Raymond Gallois-Montbrun, composer
1919 Huntz Hall
1919 Huntz Hall
1919 Huntz Hall
1919 Huntz Hall
1919 Huntz Hall
1919 Huntz Hall, NYC, actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game)
1922 Lukas Foss, [Fuchs], Berlin Germany, composer (Prairie)
1923 Rose Marie, NYC, actress (Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show)
1923 Simon Peres, [Persky], premier of Israel
1924 Phyllis Schlafly
1924 Phyllis Schlafly
1924 Phyllis Schlafly
1924 Phyllis Schlafly
1924 Phyllis Schlafly
1924 Phyllis Schlafly, St Louis, right-winger/Eagle Forum president
1924 Robert Oxton Bolt, playwright (Man for All Seasons, Dr Zhivago)
1925 Mike Conners
1925 Rose Marie
1925 Mike Conners
1925 Rose Marie
1925 Mike Conners
1925 Rose Marie
1925 Mike Conners
1925 Rose Marie
1925 Mike Conners
1925 Rose Marie
1925 Billy Pinkney, Sumter NC, rock bassist/vocalist (Drifters)
1925 Gertrude Shope, South African head (ANC female section)
1925 Mike Connors, [Krekor Ohanian], Fresno, Calif, actor (Mannix)
1925 Rose Marie, actress/comedienne (Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show)
1926 Georgiann Johnson, Decorah Iowa, actress (Marge-Mr Peepers)
1926 Lewis T Preston, banker
1926 Lyutsian Abramovich Prigozhn, composer
1927 Eddie Leadbeater, cricketer (England leg-spinner with an avg of 109)
1928 Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)
1931 Janice Rule, Norwood Ohio, actress (Alvarez Kelly, Doctor's Wife)
1931 Mario Kuri-Aldana, composer
1932 Robert L[ull] Forward, US, sci-fi author (Dragon's Egg, Starquake)
1933 Bobby Helms, rock vocalist (Jingle Bell Rock)
1933 Floyd Ashton, US singer (Tams-What Child of Fool)
1933 Lori Nelson, Santa Fe NM, actress (Greta-How to Marry a Millionaire)
1934 Reg Scarlett, WI cricket off-spinner (3 Tests 1960)
1934 Valentin Stepanovich Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut
1935 Abby Dalton, Las Vegas NV, actress (Joey Bishop Show)
1935 Jim Dale, Rothwell England, Broadway actor (Barnum, My One & Only)
1935 Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr, civil rights activist (National Urban League)
1937 Ronnie G Flippo, (Rep-D-NY, 1977- )
1938 Maxine Waters, (Rep-D-California)
1938 Stephen Breyer, Supreme Court justice
1939 Herman van Keeken, Dutch singer (Daddy don't run so fast)
1939 H Onno C R Ruding, director (Amrobank)/Dutch Financial minister (CDA)
1941 Don Rich, Olympia Wash, guitarist/country singer (Hee Haw)
1941 Viktor Mikhailovich Pisarev, Russian cosmonaut
1942 Peter York, Cleve, rock drummer (Spencer Davis Group)
1943 Barbara Bouchet, Reichenberg Czech, actress (Casino Royale)
1943 Eni F H Faleomavaega, (Rep-D-American Samoa)
1944 Linda Ellerbee
1944 Linda Ellerbee
1944 Linda Ellerbee
1944 Linda Ellerbee
1944 Linda Ellerbee
1944 Frederick Knight, US singer (I've been lonely so long)
1944 Linda Ellerbee, Bryan Texas, newscaster (Weekend, NBC Overnight)
1945 Charlemagne Palestine, composer
1945 Gene Upshaw, NFL guard (Oakland), NFLPA leader
1945 Thomas C Sawyer, (Rep-D-Ohio)
1946 Jim Webb
1946 Jim Webb
1946 Jim Webb
1946 Jim Webb
1946 Jim Webb
1946 Jimmy Webb, Elk City Okla, songwriter (MacArthur Park, Up Up & Away)
1946 Kathryn Jean Whitmire, Houston Texas, (4 time Mayor-Houston)
1947 Brian Hulls, British TV news cameraman
1947 Geraldo Velez, jazz congas (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1947 Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr, Macon Ga, USN/astro (STS 33)
1949 Ann Ryerson, Wisc, actress (Pvt Carol Winter-Pvt Benjamin)
1949 Carlien Brouwer, translator/missing since Jan 6, 1994
1949 Kate Taylor, rocker
1950 Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor, Engl, Princess/olympic equestrian
1950 Tess Harper, Mammoth Sp AR, actress (Amityville 3D, Tender Mercies)
1950 Thomas Aldrich, country drummer (Black Oak Arkansas)
1950 William "Bill" Griffin, US singer (Miracles-Love Machine)
1951 Bobby Caldwell, NYC, rocker
1951 John Childs, cricketer (England left-arm spinner, two Tests v WI 1988)
1952 Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group)
1955 Kenneth Carr, Clearwater Fla, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1976)
1955 Larry Mathews, Burbank Calif, actor (Ritchie-Dick Van Dyke Show)
1956 Gordon Bruks, England, Dr/cosmonaut
1956 Vinny Denunzio, rocker
1957 Zeljko Ivanek, Lujubljana Yugoslavia, actor (Mass Appeal)
1959 Scott D Altman, Lincoln Ill, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (sk: STS 90)
1960 Maureen "Peanut" Louie Harper, SF, tennis player (Denver-1985)
1960 Ron van de Berg, soccer player (Sparta)
1960 Tommy Aldridge, heavy metal rocker (Ozzy-Diary of a Mad Man)
1961 Joan Delk, Tampa FL, LPGA golfer (1995 First Bank Edina Realty-66th)
1961 Matt Johnson, rocker (The The-Infected Soul Mining)
1962 Bubby Brister, NFL quarterback (NY Jets, Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1962 Igor Dorokhin, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1963 Greg Adams, Nelson, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
1963 Jack Russell, superb England cricket wicket-keeper (36 Tests 1988-94)
1963 Lydia Czuckermann-Hatuel, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Oly-1996)
1964 Debi Mazar, Queens NY, actress (Civil Wars, Little Man Tate, LA Law)
1964 MCA, [Adam Yauch], rock vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight)
1965 Jon Evans, Nottimgham ENG, Australasia golfer
1966 Fred Strickland, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
1966 Leo Goeas, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
1967 Mike James, Ft Walton FL, pitcher (California Angels)
1967 Moulay Brahim Boutaib, Morocco, 10k runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
1967 Neil Wilkinson, Selkirk, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
1968 Luciana Bemvenuti, Porto Alegre Brazil, golfer (1994 Jamie Farr-36th)
1968 Vassili Pankov, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Oly-98)
1969 Eric Bieniemy, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)
1969 James Black, Regina, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
1969 Mark Heese, Toronto Ontario, beach volleyballer (Olympics-bronze-96)
1969 Pavel Kamentsev, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1969 Yancey Thigpen, NFL wide receiver (Pitts Steelers)
1970 Dawn Ponte, Kent RI, dance skater (& Frey-1995 Eastern Jr champ)
1971 Perry Carter, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
1971 Priscilla Taylor, Miami FLA, playmate (Mar, 1996)
1972 Ben Affleck
1972 Ben Affleck
1972 Ben Affleck
1972 Ben Affleck
1972 Ben Affleck
1972 Ben Affleck, actor (Daddy)
1972 Freddie Solomon, NFL wide receiver (Phila Eagles)
1972 Jason Maniecki, defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1972 Ken Walter, punter (Carolina Panthers)
1972 Mikey Graham, Dublin Ireland, Irish singer (Boyzone)
1973 Marcus Jones, defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1974 Ramon Morel, Villa Gonzalez Dom Rep, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)
1975 Bert Berry, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
1975 Jurgen Dirkx, soccer player (PSV)
1976 Boudewijn Send, soccer player (PSV)
1976 Ger Unterluggauer, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)

Events


Independence Day, celebrated in the Congo.
Liberation Day, celebrated in South Korea.
Independence Day, celebrated in the Congo.
Liberation Day, celebrated in South Korea.
778 Battle at Roncevalles: Basques beat Charles the Great
1308 Johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece
1457 Earliest dated book, "Mainz Psalter," completed
1519 Panama City founded
1534 Ignatius Loyola founds The Society of Jesus (Jesuits).3)
1534 Ignatius Loyola founds The Society of Jesus (Jesuits).3)
1534 Ignatius Loyola founds The Society of Jesus (Jesuits).3)
1534 Ignatius Loyola founds The Society of Jesus (Jesuits).3)
1534 Ignatius Loyola founds The Society of Jesus (Jesuits).3)
1534 Ignatius of Loyola forms society of Jesus/Jesuits
1535 Asunci¢n, Paraguay founded
1548 Mary queen of Scotland (6) arrives in France
1549 Portuguese missionaries Franciscus Xaverius lands in Kagoshima Japan
1620 Mayflower sets sail from Southampton with 102 Pilgrims
1635 1st recorded US hurricane hit the Plymouth Colony
1653 -16] Dutch ship "Sperwer" stranded at Tsjedzjoe Korea
1658 France/Sweden/Bavarian/Brunswick/Mnster/Hessen-Kassel form Rijnbond
1668 Rijnbond disbands
1684 Spain & Germany sign cease fire with France
1741 French troops attack the Rhine
1748 United Lutheran Church of US organized
1760 Battle at Leignitz: Prussia beats Austria & Russia
1785 French cardinal De Rohan arrested
1795 Joseph Haydn leaves England forever
1824 Freed American slaves forms country of Liberia
1832 Gregory XVI encyclical On liberalism & religious indifferentism
1843 National black convention meets (Buffalo NY)
1843 Tivoli Park in Copenhagen opens
1848 M Waldo Hanchett patents dental chair
1858 Regular mail to Pacific coast begins
1861 Lincoln directs reinforcements to be sent to MI
1863 Submarine "HL Hunley" arrives in Charleston on railroad cars
1864 Off New England coast, CSS Tallahassee captures 6 yankee schooners
1867 2nd Reform Bill extends suffrage in England
1870 Transcontinental Railway actually completed in Colorado
1876 US law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find
1886 Guy Hecker scores 7 runs in 1 game
1892 4th & last British government of Gladstone forms
1893 US no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea
1899 Louisville's Henry Dowling struck out 5 times in a game
1901 Arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitrogelatin (and that ain't jello).
1901 Arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitrogelatin (and that ain't jello).
1901 Arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro
1905 Phila A's Rube Waddell no-hits St Louis Browns, 2-0 in 5 innings
1906 1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago
1911 Procter & Gamble unveils its Crisco shortening
1912 Yankee Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game
1914 13th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in New York (3-2)
1914 Dinant Belgium destroyed by German bombs
1914 German assault at Dinant: Lt Charles de Gaulle (24), injured
1914 Japan joins side of allies
1914 Panama Canal opens (under cost)
1915 Journalist Albert Siegfried Bettelheim, convicted of murder in Georgia
1918 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania)
1918 Russia severs diplomatic ties with US
1923 Eamon de Valera arrested in Irish Free State
1923 Mexico & US reaches accord over oil concession of 1917
1925 Norway annexes Spitsbergen
1925 White Sox Dickie Kerr, 1st appearance since winning 2 world series games in 1919
1931 Ernest Lassy completes longest canoe journey without port (6,102 mi)
1931 Roy Wilkins joined NAACP as asst secretary
1931 Spakenburg soccer team forms
1939 "Wizard of Oz" premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood
1939 In 1st night game at Comiskey Park, Sox beat Browns 5-2
1940 1st edition of Jewish Weekly newspaper in Amsterdam (under Nazi)
1940 Heavy dogfights above England: 75 German aircrafts damaged
1941 Kovono Lithuanian Jews are herded into Slobodka ghetto
1942 5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel
1943 Allies land on Kiska Aleutians
1944 Allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed
1944 German field marshal von Kluge vanishes for one day
1944 Operation Anvil: Allies land on French Mediterranean sea coast
1944 Operation Dragoon: Allied troops land in Provence
1944 US 12 Army corp enters Le Mans through Orl‚ans
1944 US 7th Armour division reaches Chartres
1945 South Korea liberated from Japanese rule.
1945 South Korea liberated from Japanese rule.
1945 A riot ensued in SF while the city was celebrating the end of WW II
1945 South Korea liberated from Japanese rule
1945 US wartime rationing of gasoline & fuel oil ends
1945 Chandler sells World Series radio rights for $150,000 to Gillette, Ford had been World Series sponsor since 1934, pay $100,000 annually
1947 India declares independence from UK, Islamic part becomes Pakistan
1947 Pakistan (formerly West Pakistan) declares independence from UK
1948 3rd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson-Zaharias
1948 Republic of Korea (South Korea) proclaimed (National Day)
1949 WOTV TV channel 8 in Grand Rapids, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1950 8.6 earthquake in India kills 20,000 to 30,000
1950 Ezzard Charles TKOs Freddie Beshore in 14 for heavyweight boxing title
1950 Indians make their 1st triple play at Cleveland Stadium
1950 Indies Constitution goes into effect
1950 Joseph Pholien becomes Belgian premier
1950 Pres Sukarno proclaims unity of Indonesia
1950 Rotterdam harbor strike begins
1952 19th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Los Angeles 10, All-Stars 7 (88,316)
1952 9" of rain fall creates a 20' wave in Lynmouth, England killing 34
1954 Alfredo Stroessner names himself president of Paraguay
1954 WCHS TV channel 8 in Charleston-Huntington, WV (ABC) begins
1955 WXEX TV channel 8 in Richmond-Petersburg, VA (ABC) begins
1957 David Simons reaches 30,942 m in Man High 2 balloon
1957 USAF Capt Joe B Jordan reaches 31,513 m in F-104 jet fighter
1958 25th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 35, Detroit 19 (70,000)
1958 Buddy Holly weds Maria Santiago
1958 Marshal Boelganin resigns as director of Staatsbank
1958 Soviet Marshal Bulganin resigns as director of State Bank
1960 The Congo (Brazzaville) gains its independence.
1960 The Congo (Brazzaville) gains its independence.
1960 CFL's Calgary Stampeders move into McMahon Stadium
1960 Chic Bears beat NY Giants 16-7 in Toronto (NFL expo)
1960 Congo (formerly Congo/Brazzaville) declares Independence from France
1960 Mil Brave Lew Burdette no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0
1960 UFO is sighted by 3 California patrolmen
1961 Building of Berlin Wall begins
1962 Netherlands & Indonesia signs accord about New Guinea
1962 Shady Grove Baptist Church burned in Leesburg Georgia
1963 Fulbert Youlou, resigns as Pres of Congo-Brazzaville
1964 Fred Trueman takes 300th Test Cricket wicket (Neil Hawke)
1964 Mayor Daley declares "Ernie Banks Day" in Chicago
1964 Phillies triple-play NY Mets
1964 Race riot in Dixmoor (Chicago suburb) Ill
1964 Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 3¬"
1965 47th PGA Championship: Dave Marr shoots a 280 at Laurel Valley GC PA
1965 Beatles play to 55,000 at Shea Stadium
1965 Mary Mills wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
1965 Japanese community of SF holds Masanori Murakami Day at Candlestick Park to honor 1st Japanese player to play in major leagues
1966 Radio Free Asia (South Korea) begins radio transmission
1967 Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Regimini Ecclesiae Universae
1967 England's Marine Offense Bill makies pirate radio stations a crime goes into effect, pirate station Radio 355 closes down
1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting
1968 Romanian president Ceausescu visits Prague
1968 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
1969 Woodstock Music & Art Fair opens in NY State (Max Yasgur's Dairy Farm)
1970 Patricia Palinkas becomes 1st woman pro football player (Orlando)
1971 Bahrain gains independence from Britain
1971 Charles Lismont wins Helsinki marathon (2:13:09.0)
1971 KVRL (now KRIV) TV ch 26 in Shreveport-Texarkana, LA (NBC) begins
1971 Pres Nixon announces 90-day freeze on wages, prices & rents
1971 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Len Immke Buick Golf Open
1973 Black September kills 3 wounds 55 Athens
1973 David Storey's "Cromwell," premieres in London
1973 USSR performs nuclear test
1974 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1974 Hurricane/floods ravage Bangladesh, 4,000 killed
1974 Longest team (6) trampoline bouncing marathon (1,248 hours (52 days))
1974 South Korean President Park Chung-Hee escapes assassination
1975 Bangladesh military coup under Khondakar Moustaque Ahmed
1975 Joanne Little acquitted of murder charges
1976 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Wheeling Golf Classic
1977 England regain cricket Ashes by taking a 3-0 series lead over Aust
1977 SS chief Kappler escapes from prison hospital in Rome
1978 House of Reps approves (233-169), 39-month extension for ERA
1979 Andrew Young resigns as UN ambassador
1981 Botham scores a century in 86 balls v Australia at Old Trafford
1981 Robin Leamy of US swims record 7.98 kph for 50 m
1982 Beth Daniel wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic
1982 Equatorial Guinea adopts constitution
1983 Ramones guitarist Joey Ramone, beaten in fight-undergoes brain surgery
1985 Anti-apartheid lawyer Bulelani Ngcuka marries in South Africa
1985 Iraqi air raid on Iran oil-island Kharg
1986 Pres Reagan decides to support a replacement for Challenger
1987 US beats Cuba in Pan-Am baseball
1987 At Pan Am games in Indianapolis, USA & Cuba are tied with 2 outs in 9th, Ty Griffin HR, Cuba 1st loss in 20 years of Pan Am competition
1988 "Ain't Misbehavin'" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 176 perfs
1988 At 4PM LILCO consumers used a record 3,813 megawatts
1988 NYC begins $70 million program to rebuild 900 Bronx apartments
1989 Cancer sufferer/SF Giant pitcher Dave Dravecky breaks arm on mound
1989 Frederik de Klerk becomes president of South Africa
1989 Giorgio Lamberti swims world record 200m free style (1:46.69)
1989 US Venus probe Magellan launched from Space shuttle
1989 In 2nd start since after cancer treatment, Giants Dave Dravecky breaks his pitching arm while throwing to Tim Raines
1990 51st PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player
1990 Mark McGwire is 1st to hit 30 HRs in each of his 1st 4 seasons
1990 Phils Terry Mulholland no-hits Giants 6-0 (8th no hitter of 1990)
1991 750,000 attend Paul Simon's free concert in Central Park
1991 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1992 Actress Susan Anton marries actor Jeff Lester
1992 Colombo '92 closes in Genoa Italy
1993 "Goodbye Girl" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 188 performances
1993 75th PGA Championship: Paul Azinger shoots a 272 at Inverness Club Oh
1993 Cindy Schreyer wins LPGA Sun-Time Challenge Golf Tournament
1993 NYC radio (WFAN) personality Don Imus' lung collapes for 2nd time
1993 Nolan Ryan, 324th & final victory, Rangers 4, Indians 1
1993 Televangelist Robert Tilton announces he is divorcing Marte
1994 S African Pres Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning
1994 Terrorist Carlos the Jackal, captured in Khartoum Sudan
1995 Keylee Sue Sanders, 18, of Kansas, crowned 13th Miss Teen USA
1997 Dan Wilson hits Seattle Mariners 3,000th HR
1997 Dow Jones drops 247.37 pts
1997 LA Dodgers retire Tommy Lasorda's #2

That's All....

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