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Monday, August 20, 2018.



Birthdays


1517 Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples (1571-75)
1526 Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist (Historia Martyrum)
1561 Jacopo Peri, composer
1625 Thomas Corneille, French playwright
1637 Cornelis Van Aerssen, Dutch governor/co-owner of Surinam
1665 Bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed)
1666 Alphonse d' Eve, composer
1702 Stepan F graaf Apraksin, Russian general-fieldmarshal
1710 T. Simpson --1761
1710 T. Simpson --1761
1710 T. Simpson --1761
1710 T. Simpson --1761
1710 Thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rules of Simpson)
1710 T. Simpson --1761
1720 Bernard de Bury, composer
1756 Bernardo Bittoni, composer
1764 Charles F Bentinck, Dutch minister of Colonies
1778 Bernardo O'Higgins, won independence for Chile
1779 Freiherr JĒns J Berzelius, Swedish chemist (atomic weight)
1785 Oliver Hazard Perry, US Naval hero ("We have met the enemy")
1788 Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer
1799 Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician
1802 Cadwalader Ringgold, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1867
1811 Gilman Marston, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1820 Adolfe Louis Eugene Fetis, composer
1824 Absalom Baird, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1905
1827 Charles T H Coster, Belg literary (Lāgendes d'Ulenspiegel) [or May 7]
1832 Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe, inventor, died in 1913
1833 Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President (1889-1893)
1833 Benjamin Harrison, North Bend Ohio, (R) 23rd Pres (1889-1893)
1833 Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President (1889-1893)
1842 Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter
1856 Innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter (Laodania) [NS Sept 1]
1860 Raymond Poincarā, France, president/PM (1912)
1862 P. StĄckel --1919
1862 P. StĄckel --1919
1862 P. StĄckel --1919
1862 P. StĄckel --1919
1862 P. StĄckel --1919
1863 C. Segre --1924
1863 C. Segre --1924
1863 C. Segre --1924
1863 C. Segre --1924
1863 C. Segre --1924
1873 Eliel Saarinen, Finland, architect (GM Tech Institute, Mich)
1873 William Henry Bell, composer
1881 Edgar Albert Guest, Detroit Mich, poet/newspaperman
1881 Nikolay Yakovlevich Myaskovsky, composer
1885 Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti orfici)
1886 Paul Tillich, German/US theologist (Die sozial Entscheidung)
1888 George Sklavos, composer
1889 Witold Friemann, composer
1890 H.P. Lovecraft
1890 H.P. Lovecraft
1890 H.P. Lovecraft
1890 H.P. Lovecraft
1890 H.P. Lovecraft
1890 Howard Phillips Lovecraft, US horror writer (Weird Tales)
1890 H P Lovecraft, US, Gothic novelist (At the Mountains of Madness)
1897 Tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author (Det Store Spelet)
1898 G Kraus, director Santpoort (Insanity in Netherlands)
1898 Leopold Infeld, Polish nuclear physicist (Whom the God's Love)
1899 Hanns Lilje, German Lutherian bishop/antifascist (Church und Welt)
1900 Edward J "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147 break
1901 Salvatore Quasimodo, Italy, poet/critic/translator (Nobel 1959)
1902 Ernest Charles Melvin Patrick Ekundio Marke, club owner
1904 Jaap [Jacob AW] Burger, chairman (PvdA)
1905 Duncan Macrae, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Casino Royale, Kidnapped)
1905 Jack [Weldon J] Teagarden, US trombonist/actor (Meet Band Leaders)
1907 Alan Reed, NYC, actor (Mr Adams & Eve)/voice (Fred Flintstone)
1907 Anatole Fistoulari, conductor
1907 Shirley Booth, [Thelma Booth Ford], NYC, actress (Hazel)
1907 Stanley Devon, photographer
1908 Alfonso Lopez, baseball player (AL Manager of the year 1959)
1908 Jeanne Stern, writer
1908 John Reginald Bevins, politician
1908 Kingsley Davis, sociologist/demographer, coined (population explosion)
1909 Albert Roberts, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 5 Tests 1932-37)
1909 Andre Morell, London England, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles)
1910 Eero Saarinen, Finnish/US architect (IBM Building, MIT Chapel)
1911 Ronald Udell, England, production designer (Pinewood Studios)
1912 Philip Kapleau, founder (Rochester Zen Center in New Haven)
1913 Conrad Hermann Hubertius Maria Apollinaris Josten, jazz guitarist
1914 Kitei Sohn, Korean marathon runner/coach (Olympic-gold-1936)
1920 Istv†n SzivĘs, Hungary, water polo player (Olympic-gold-1976)
1921 Jacqueline Susann
1921 Jacqueline Susann
1921 Jacqueline Susann
1921 Jacqueline Susann
1921 Jacqueline Susann
1921 Jack Wilson, cricket slow left-armer (Test for Australia 1956)
1921 Jacqueline Susann, Phila Pa, author (Valley of the Dolls)
1924 Jim Reeves, US country singer/actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim)
1929 Norma Connolly, Boston, Mass, actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital)
1931 Bernhard Becher, photographer (industrialist builder 19th/20th)
1931 Don King, boxing promoter, shocking hairstyle [or Dec 6]
1933 Don Fuqua, (Rep-D-FL, 1963-86)
1933 George John Mitchell, (Sen-D-ME, 1980-94/Senate Whip 1989- )
1933 Larry Robideaux, horse trainer
1935 Charles Shere, composer
1935 J J Malone, US soul singer (It's a shame)
1935 Justin Tubb, San Antonio Tx, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
1936 Carla Fracci, Milan Italy, ballerina
1937 Corrie E Moret-de Jong, Dutch MP (CDA)
1937 George Thoma, German FR, cross country ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1960)
1938 Jean-Loup Jaques Marie Chretien, France, cosmonaut (T-6, TM-7, STS 86)
1940 John Lantree, rocker
1940 Rex Sellers, Aust cricketer leg-spinner (bowled 5 overs in Tests)
1940 Sam Melville, Utah, actor (Mike Danko-Rookies, Roughnecks)
1941 Slobodan Milocevic, premier Serbia
1941 William H Gray III, Baton Rouge La, (Rep-D-PA, 1978- )
1942 Isaac Hayes
1942 Isaac Hayes
1942 Isaac Hayes
1942 Isaac Hayes
1942 Isaac Hayes
1942 Hans-Joachim Klein, German FR, 100m swimmer (Olympic-bronze-1964)
1942 Isaac Hayes, Covington TN, composer (Shaft)
1943 Robert Plant, English rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin-Whole Lotta Love)
1944 Graig Nettles, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees, SD Padres, Cleve Indians)
1944 John Povey, rocker
1944 Rajiv Gandhi, PM of India (1984-89)
1946 Connie Chung
1946 Connie Chung
1946 Connie Chung
1946 Connie Chung
1946 Connie Chung
1946 Connie Chung, TV news anchor (NBC, CBS)
1947 James Pankow, Chicago IL, rocker (Chicago)
1948 Robert Plant
1948 Robert Plant
1948 Robert Plant
1948 Robert Plant
1948 Robert Plant
1951 Greg[ory Dale] Bear, US, sci-fi author (2 Hugos, Eon, Eternity)
1951 Phil Lynott, Dublin Ireland, rock bassist (Thin Lizzy)
1951 Svetlana Oktyabrevna Omelchenko, Russia, cosmonaut
1952 John Emburey, England cricket off-spinner (1978-95, captain 1988)
1952 John Hiatt, US singer/songwriter (Have a Little Faith in Me)
1952 Rudy Gatlin, Olney Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
1953 Peter Horton, Bellevue Wash, actor (Gary-30 Something)
1954 Al Roker, Queens NY, weatherman (NBC, Today)
1954 Theresa Saldana, Bkln NY, actress (Rachel Scali-Commish)
1954 William Quinn Buckner, Phoenix Ill, basketballer (Olympic-gold-1976)
1955 Jay Acovone, Mahopac NY, actor (Det Rado-Hollywood Beat)
1955 Ned Overend, Taipei Taiwan, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1955 Rob Wiedijk, Dutch rock vocalist (Bob Color)
1956 Alvin Greenidge, cricketer (WI opener, no relation to Gordon or Geoff)
1956 Joan Allen, Ill, actress (Peggy Sue Got Married, Tucker, In Country)
1956 Rick Olsen, rock guitarist (Berlin-Take My Breath Away)
1957 Cindy Nicholas, Canada, swimmer (swam English Channel 19 times)
1957 Doug Fleger, rocker
1957 Jim "Bullseye" Bowen, British TV game show host
1957 Mike Dodd, Manhattan Beach CA beach volleyballer (Olympics-silver-96)
1957 Scott Ayakatubby, beach volleyball champ
1958 Lenny Henry, British comedian (3 of a Kind)
1959 Missie McGeorge, Pueblo CO, LPGA golfer (1994 PING-Cellular One)
1959 Richard DeStasio, horse trainer
1960 Elizabeth Alda, daughter of Alan Alda, actress (Beth-Four Seasons)
1960 Mark Langston, San Diego CA, pitcher (California Angels)
1960 Troy Young, horse trainer
1961 Linda Mantz, NYC, actress (Frankie-Dorothy)
1961 Rick Rael, heavy metal rocker
1962 Duffy James Joseph Waldorf Jr, LA CA, PGA golfer (1995 LaCantera Tx)
1962 Loretta Alderete, LA CA, LPGA golfer (1992 Oldsmobile-14th)
1962 Robert Meyer, Sacramento Cal, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Morningstar)
1963 Bruce Hick, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1964 Giuseppe Giannini, Rome Italy, soccer player (Rome A Team)
1965 Joe Durigon, jockey
1966 Courtney Gibbs, Miss USA (1988)/actress (Baywatch)
1966 Greg Jackson, NFL strong safety (Phila Eagles, SD Chargers)
1966 Steven Finn, Laval, NHL defenseman (LA Kings)
1967 Andy Benes, Evansville IN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1967 Michael "Sean" Hall, Williamsburg Va, rower (Olympics-1996)
1968 Sandy Brondello, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-bronze-96)
1969 Bart Spark, soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen)
1969 Francisco Torres, jockey
1970 Els Callens, Antwerp Belgium, tennis star (1996 quarterfinalist Essen)
1970 Jay McNeil, CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders)
1971 Bernard Whittington, defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
1971 Brett Bech, wide receiver (New Orleans Saints)
1971 Ke Huy Quan, Saigon Vietnam, actor (Sam-Together We Stand)
1971 Kevin Hickman, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
1971 Oronde Gadsden, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
1972 Derrick Alston, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
1974 Denesha Reid, Miss USA-Georgia (1997)
1978 Sanna Lankosaari, ice hockey right wing (Finland, Oly-98)
1979 Tara Shaffer, Miss Ohio Teen USA (1996)
1980 Corey Carrier, actor (Young Indiana Jones)
1981 Lauri Illy, Virginia Beach Va, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)
1994 White buffalo, Janesville Wisconsin

Events


Kappa Cygnid meteor shower, radiant in Cygnus
Kappa Cygnid meteor shower, radiant in Cygnus
2 Venus-Jupiter in conjunction-Star of Bethlehem(?)
573 Gregory of Tours selected bishop of Tours
636 Battle at Yarmuk: Moslems beat Byzantines [or August 15]
917 Battle at Anchialus: Bulgaria army counter attacks Byzantines
1191 Crusader King Richard I kills 3,000 muslim prisoners in Akko
1534 Turkish admiral Chaireddin"Barbarossa" occupies Tunis
1566 Iconoclasm reaches Antwerp Belgium
1585 English queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: aid to Netherland
1597 1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East
1604 Spanish garrison of Sluis surrenders to count Maurice
1619 1st Black slaves brought by Dutch to colony of Jamestown Virginia
1641 Britain & Scotland sign Treaty of Pacification
1648 Battle of Lens: French duke d'Enghien defeats Spaniards
1741 Alaska discovered by Danish explorer Vitus Bering
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland
1781 George Washington begins to move his troops south to fight Cornwallis
1791 Danish navigator Vitus Jonas Bering discovers Alaska
1794 Gen Mad Anthony Wayne defeated the Indians at Fallen Timbers Ohio
1795 Joseph Haydn returns to Vienna from England
1852 Steamer "Atlantic" collided with fishing boat, sinks with 250 aboard
1856 Wilberforce University forms in Ohio
1861 Skirmish at Jonesboro MO
1864 8th/last day of battle at Deep Bottom Run Va (about 3900 casualties)
1865 Pres Johnson proclaims an end to "insurrection" in Tx
1866 President Andrew Johnson formally declared the Civil War over
1866 President Andrew Johnson formally declared the Civil War over
1866 Pres Andrew Johnson formally declares Civil War over
1879 Govt Kappeijne of Coppello resigns
1882 Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" opens in Moscow
1888 Longest US men's single tournament match Palmer Presbrey defeats T S Tailer, 19-21, 8-6, 6-1, 6-4, an 80-game 1st-round contest
1893 Shechita (ritual slaughtering) prohibited in Switzerland
1895 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Norwood Builder" (BG)
1896 Dial telephone patented
1900 Great Britain beats France in cricket in Olympic Games
1901 Fawcett committee visits Mafeking concentration camp in Cape Colony
1908 Congo Free State becomes Belgian Congo
1910 US supported opposition brings down Madriz in Nicaragua
1912 Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect
1912 Wash Senator Carl Cushion no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0 in 6 innings
1913 1st pilot to parachute from an aircraft (Adolphe Pāgoud-France)
1913 Piotr Nesterow 1st flight (Kiev Ukraine)
1914 -21] German General von BĀlow executes 211 Belgians
1914 -24] Battle of Bounderies: Lorraine, Ardennen, Sambre & Meuse, Mons
1914 Battle at Gumbinnen, East-Prussia: Russian beat Germans
1914 Battle at Morhange: German troops chase French, killing 1000s
1914 Bavarian troops kill 50 inhabitants of Nomeny France
1914 German army captured Brussels as the Belgian army retreated to Antwerp
1915 Italy declares war on Turkey
1915 White Sox obtain Joe Jackson from Cleve in exchange for Robert Roth, Larry Chappell, Ed Klepfer, & $31,500
1918 Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I
1919 Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for a .505 avg)
1920 US's first radio broadcaster, 8MK later WWJ, Detroit begins daily broadcasting.
1920 US's first radio broadcaster, 8MK later WWJ, Detroit begins daily broadcasting.
1920 1st US coml radio, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit began daily broadcasting
1920 Allen Woodring wins Oympic 200 m dash wearing borrowed shoes
1920 Israel publishes it's 1st medical journal "Ha-Refuah"
1920 Preliminary meeting in Akron to form American Pro Football League
1920 Red Sox-Indians game postponed in Boston to allow Indian players to attend Ray Chapman's funeral in Cleveland
1921 35th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats M Browne (46 64 62)
1922 1st world championship athletics for women, held in Paris
1923 London harbor strike ends
1925 WJR-AM in Detroit MI begins radio transmissions
1926 Uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia
1929 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed
1930 Bradman scores 232 in 5th Test Cricket at The Oval
1930 Dumont's 1st TV broadcast for home reception (NYC)
1931 45th US Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Eileen Whitingstall (64 61)
1934 Ponsford out for 266 in his final Test Cricket match
1935 Milt coup by General Pons & president Ibarra in Ecuador
1938 Lou Gehrig hits record 23rd & last grand slam
1939 1st black bowling league formed (National Bowling Assoc)
1939 Russ offensive under gen Zjoekov against Jap invasion in Mongolia
1940 Churchill says of the Royal Air Force, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."
1940 Churchill says of the Royal Air Force, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."
1940 1st Polish squadrons fight along in the Battle of Britain
1940 Leon Trotsky, revolutionary, icepicked by Frank Jackson, dies Aug 21
1940 British PM Churchill says of Royal Air Force, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"
1941 Police raid 11th district of Paris, takes 4,000+ Jewish males
1942 WW II dimout regulations implemented in San Francisco.
1942 WW II dimout regulations implemented in San Francisco.
1942 Dim-out regulations implemented in SF
1944 "Anna Lucasta," opens on Broadway
1944 26th PGA Championship: Bob Hamilton at Manito G & CC Spokane Wash
1944 Gen de Gaulle returns to France
1944 Russian offensive at Jassy & Kisjinev
1944 US & British forces destroy German 7th Army at Falaise-Argentan Gap
1945 Dodgers Tommy Brown, 17, is youngest player to hit a HR
1945 Robert Hamilton wins PGA golf tournament
1945 Russian troops occupy Harbin & Mukden
1945 Tommy Brown, Bkln Dodger becomes youngest HR hitter (17)
1947 Boston Braves hit a million attendance for 1st time
1947 Turner Caldwell in D-558-I sets aircraft speed record, 1131 kph
1948 15th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Cards 28, All-Stars 0 (101,220)
1948 US expels Soviet Consul General in New York, Jacob Lomakin
1949 78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland
1949 Hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution
1952 Stalin meets Chou Enlai
1953 General Fazlollah Zahedi arrests premier Mossadeq of Persia
1953 Russia publicly acknowledges hydrogen bomb test detonation
1955 1st airplane to exceed 1800 mph (2897 kph)-HA Hanes, Palmdale Ca
1955 Hundreds killed in anti-French rioting in Morocco & Algeria
1956 Republicans convene at Cow Palace
1957 "Simply Heavenly" opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 62 performances
1957 Chic White Sox Bob Keegan no-hits Wash Senators, 6-0
1957 USAAF ballon breaks an altitude record at 102,000' (310,896 m)
1957 White Sox Bob Keegan no-hits Senators 6-0
1958 Cubs use 1st baseman Dale Long as their 1st lefty catcher since 1906
1958 Dale Long becomes 1st major league lefty catcher in 52 years
1958 Detroit Tiger Jim Bunning no-hits Boston Red Sox, 3-0
1959 Belgium shortens conscription to 12 months
1960 Senegal breaks from Mali federation, declaring independence
1960 USSR recovers 2 dogs, 1st living organisms to return from space
1961 Phillies set then dubious record of 23 straight loses, beat Braves
1961 East Germany begins erecting 5' high wall along the border with the west to replace the barbed wire put up Aug 13
1962 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1964 LBJ signs anti-poverty measure totaling nearly $1 billion
1964 President Johnson signs Economic Opportunity Act
1964 Rex Sellers bowls 5-1-17-0 v India in only Test Cricket innings
1964 Yankee Phil Linz plays harmonica on bus despite Yogi Berra's orders
1965 Rolling Stones release "Satisfaction" (their 1st #1 US hit)
1965 Eddie Mathews & Hank Aaron (1954-65) pass Babe Ruth-Lou Gehrig hitting 772 HRs while playing together on the same team
1966 Beatles pelted with rotten fruit during Memphis concert
1967 Alvin Dark (52-69) is fired, rehired, & fired again as manager of A's
1967 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
1968 650,000 Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia
1968 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1969 69 cm rainfall in Nelson Co., Virginia (state record)
1970 -21] Hurricane Dorothy, kills 42 in Martinique
1971 FBI begins covert investigation of journalist Daniel Schorr
1972 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Ladies Golf Open
1972 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1974 Brooklyn pitcher Dan Bankhead is 1st black to homer in his 1st at bat
1974 Nelson Rockefeller becomes VP
1974 Nolan Ryan pitch measured at record 161.6 kph (100.4 mph)
1974 Pres Gerald Ford, assumes office after Richard Nixon's resignation
1975 Il-62 crashes south of Damascus, Syria, killing 126
1975 Viking 1 launched to orbit around Mars, soft landing
1977 NASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune
1978 Gunmen open fire on an Israeli El Al Airline bus in London
1978 Mark Vinchesi of Amherst Mass keeps a frisbee aloft 15.2 seconds
1978 Sandra Post wins LPGA Lady Stroh's Golf Open
1978 Tatyana Providokhina runs female world record 1k (2:30.6)
1979 India premier Charan Singh resigns
1979 Singer Vikki Carr & Michael Nilsson wed
1980 Mt Everest climbed by Italian Reinhold Messner, alone
1980 NY Yankee Bob Watson hits Seattle Kingdome speaker, 2nd straight day
1980 Pitts Omar Moreno steals record 70 bases for 3rd consecutive season
1980 Reinhold Messner of Italy is 1st to solo ascent Mt Everest
1980 Cleve Dan Spillner, 545 ERA, is 2 outs from a no-hitter when White Sox rookie Leo Sutherland singles
1980 UN Security Council condemns (14-0, US abstains) Israeli declaration that all of Jersualem is it's capital
1982 Don Lever becomes 1st captain of NJ Devils
1982 US marines land in Beirut Lebanon
1983 Miss National Teen-Ager
1985 1st NL pitcher to strike out 200+ in 1st 2 seasons (Dwight Gooden)
1985 Israel ships 96 TOWs to Iran on behalf of US
1985 Libya throws out 1000s Tunisian/Egyptian gas workers
1985 Met Dwight Gooden strikes out 16 on way to his 13th consecutive win
1985 Hanspeter Beck of South Australia, finishes a 3,875 mile, 51 day trip from Western Australia to Melbourne on a unicycle
1986 Mail carrier Patrick Sherrill, Edmond Ok, shot 14 fellow workers dead
1986 Phils Don Carmen perfect game bid is broken in 9th
1988 6.5 earthquake strikes India/Nepal, 1,000s killed
1988 Yordanka Donkova of Bulgaria sets 100m hurdle woman's record (12.21)
1989 Aak crashes into pleasure boat The Margin on the Thames, 51 killed
1989 Howard Johnson joins B Bonds & W Mays to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases
1989 Janet B Evans swims female world record 800m freestyle (8:16.22)
1989 Said Aouita runs world record 3000 m (7:29.45)
1990 Gene Michael names NY Yankee VP/GM replacing Harding Peterson
1990 George Steinbrenner steps down as NY Yankee owner
1990 Iraq moves Western hostages to military installations (human shields)
1990 NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 HRs (approx 132 at bat)
1991 After the attempted coup in the Soviet Union, Estonia declares
1991 Norbert Rosza swims world record 100m breast stroke (1:01.29)
1991 Dolphin Dan Marino surpasses Joe Montana as the highest paid NFL player with a 5-year extension for $25 million
1991 Estonia declares it's independence from USSR itself independent
1992 England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs Pakistan, then world ODI record
1992 Rocker Sting weds Trudie Styler
1993 Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
1993 Howard Stern is fired from WLUP-AM, Chicago
1993 Mother Teresa hospitalized with malaria
1994 109.8ÝF (43.2ÝC) in Cordoba Spain
1994 Archbishop Quarracino wants all homosexuals to leave Argentina
1994 Ferry boat sinks at Chandpur Bangladesh, 300-350 killed
1995 "Play's the Thing" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 75 perfs
1995 Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 37th consecutive save
1995 Kerrie Webb wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open
1996 India defeat Pakistan in Under-15 World Challenge Final at Lord's
1997 Shelly Moore, 18, of Tenn, crowned 15th Miss Teen USA

That's All....

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