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Thursday, August 30, 2018.



Birthdays


580 Mohammed, Arabic prophet/founder (Islam)
1334 Pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon
1609 Artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised
1687 Francesco Maria Vallara, composer
1693 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist
1748 Jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat)
1767 Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer
1769 Bonifacio Asioli, composer/music writer
1772 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader
1797 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
1797 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
1797 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
1797 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
1797 Mary Shelley, wrote Frankenstein
1797 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
1797 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, London England, author (Frankenstein)
1797 Mary Shelley, wrote Frankenstein
1804 Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka) [OS]
1805 Michael Sars, Norwegian zoologist
1809 Adolf Friedrich Hesse, composer
1811 Thomas Gautier, writer
1819 J.A. Serret --1885
1819 J.A. Serret --1885
1819 J.A. Serret --1885
1819 J.A. Serret --1885
1819 J.A. Serret --1885
1820 George Frederick Root, composer
1837 Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur, 1st lady (1881-85)
1842 Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, composer
1844 Friedrich Ratzel, German social-geographer (Lebensraum)
1849 Joseph Mallaby Dent, Dutch publisher
1852 Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Neth, physical chemist (Nobel 1901)
1866 Georges Minne, Flemish sculptor
1871 Ernest Lord Rutherford, Engld, physicist (atomic nucleus; Nobel 1908)
1878 Paul Hazard, French literature historian
1882 Meijer de Hond, Dutch rabbi/writer
1883 Theo Van Doesburg, [Christian EM Kupper], painter/architect (Style)
1884 Theodor Svedberg, Sweden, chemist, worked with colloids (Nobel 1926)
1887 Adam Kuckhoff, writer
1889 Edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever)
1890 S ndor Rem‚nyik, [V‚gv ri], Hungary, poet (Campfire)
1893 Huey P Long, Winn Parish La, (gov/sen-D-La)
1896 Raymond Massey, Toronto Canada, actor (Dr Gillespie-Dr Kildare)
1898 Shirley Booth
1898 Shirley Booth
1898 Shirley Booth
1898 Shirley Booth
1898 Shirley Booth
1900 Franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief)
1901 John C Stennis, (Sen-D-MS, 1947-88)
1901 John Gunther, Chicago Ill, author/host (John Gunther's High Road)
1901 Roy Wilkins, civil rights director (NAACP)
1902 Arnold Maria Walter, composer
1906 Countess of Longford, biographer/historian
1907 Fred MacMurray, Kankakee Ill, actor (Caine Mutiny, My 3 Sons)
1907 Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel)
1908 Fred MacMurray
1908 Fred MacMurray
1908 Fred MacMurray
1908 Fred MacMurray
1908 Fred MacMurray
1908 Leonor Fini, painter
1908 Willie Bryant, New Orleans La, singer (Sugar Hill Times)
1909 Barry Appleby, cartoonist
1909 [Rose] Joan Blondell, NYC, actress (Real McCoys, Here Come the Brides)
1910 Donald Bisset, Dutch children book writer/actor (Battle of the Sexes)
1912 Edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952)
1913 Allan David, actor/director/producer (Cry of the Children)
1913 Thomas Torrance, theologist
1914 Julie Bishop, Denver CO, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat)
1914 Rafael Jose Luis Fernandez de la Calzada y Ferrer, restaurateur
1915 Liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor
1916 John Thoday, geneticist
1916 Kornelis M R van der Beek, reformed vicar (Arnhem)
1916 Lord Keith of Castleacre, English banker
1917 Denis Healey, English politician
1918 Ted Williams
1918 Ted Williams
1918 Ted Williams
1918 Ted Williams
1918 Ted Williams
1918 Ted Williams, Baseball's last .400 hitter (Boston Red Sox)
1919 Kitty Wells, Nashville Tn, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
1920 Ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)
1922 Regina Resnik, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth)
1923 Elias Victor Seixas, US, mixed double tennis player (Wimbeld 1953-56)
1923 Gerhard Wimberger, Austria composer (Glove)
1925 Julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea)
1926 Olgerts Gravitis, composer
1927 Geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards)
1927 Pieter Willem Kee, composer
1928 Bill Daily, Des Moines Iowa, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Newhart)
1928 Johnny Mann, Balt Md, music director (Johnny Mann Stand Up & Cheer)
1928 Ruth Westerheimer, sex therapist (Dr Ruth)
1930 Noel Harford, cricketer (brother of Roy NZ Test batsman in 1950's)
1930 Warren Burger, US, author (The Midas Touch)
1931 Carrie Saxon Perry, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT)
1931 John Leonard Swigert Jr, Denver Colorado, astronaut (Apollo 13)
1933 Arne Mellnas, composer
1934 B P "Baloo" Gupte, cricketer (brother of Fergie, Indian leggie)
1934 Eric Schneider, Dutch actor (Drop Out, Family, Flanagan)
1935 John Phillips, singer/guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming)
1936 Fabrizia Ramondino, writer
1938 Steve Delaney, Dobbs Ferry NY, newscaster (Monitor)
1939 Elizabeth Ashley, [Cole], Ocala Florida, actress (Coma, Evening Shade)
1941 John McNally, Liverpool, rock guitarist/vocalist (Searchers)
1941 Sue MacGregor, BBC-radio hostess
1942 Jean-Claude Killy, French alpine skiier (Olympic-Gold-1968)
1942 Jonathan Aitken, English MP
1942 Pervez Sajjad, Pakistani cricket left-arm spinner (19 Tests 1964-73)
1943 Jean-Claude Killy
1943 Jean-Claude Killy
1943 Jean-Claude Killy
1943 Jean-Claude Killy
1943 Jean-Claude Killy
1943 David Henry Maslanka, composer
1943 Jean Claude Killy, France, skier (Olympic-3 golds-1968)
1943 Robert Crumb, US, cartoonist (Father Time, Fritz Cat)
1944 Frank "Tug" McGraw
1944 Frank "Tug" McGraw
1944 Frank "Tug" McGraw
1944 Frank "Tug" McGraw
1944 Frank "Tug" McGraw
1944 Charles Colbert, Chicago Ill, rocker (American Breed)
1944 Freek de Jonge, Dutch comedian (Neerlands Hoop)
1944 John Surman, jazz musician
1945 David Schiff, composer
1946 Anne-Marie, Danish princess/daughter of Frederik IX
1947 Peggy Lipton
1947 Peggy Lipton
1947 Peggy Lipton
1947 Peggy Lipton
1947 Peggy Lipton
1947 Peggy Lipton, Lawrence NY, actress (Julie-Mod Squad, Twin Peaks)
1950 John Landis, Chicago IL, actor (American Werewolf in London)
1951 Timothy Bottoms
1951 Timothy Bottoms
1951 Timothy Bottoms
1951 Timothy Bottoms
1951 Timothy Bottoms
1951 Dana, singer/actress (Flight of the Doves)
1951 Timothy Bottoms, Santa Barbara CA, actor (Paper Chase, East of Eden)
1953 Robert Parrish
1953 Robert Parrish
1953 Robert Parrish
1953 Robert Parrish
1953 Robert Parrish
1953 Robert Parish, NBA center (Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets)
1954 David Paymer, actor (Love Mary, Mr Saturday Night)
1954 Gerard Hadders, Dutch postage stamp designer (1991 children stamp)
1955 Martin Jackson, rocker (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out)
1955 Richard "Butch" Johnson, Worcester Mass, archer (Olymp-gold-1992, 96)
1956 Jayne Irving, English TV hostess (Live at 3)
1960 Vic Wilk, Los Angeles CA, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Knoxville Open)
1962 Ricky Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
1964 Joan Bennett, Chicago Ill, playmate (January, 1985)
1964 Michael Chiklis, actor (Wired, Commish)
1964 Stephen Baker, NFL receiver (NY Giants)
1964 Steve Smith, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
1966 John Terry, CFL tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1966 Michael Michele, Evansville In, actress (Nikki-Central Park West)
1966 Simon Wheeldon, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1967 Barbara Anne Kendall, Auckland NZ, mistral yachter (Oly-g/s-92, 96)
1967 Catrin Nilsmark, Goteborg Sweden, LPGA golfer (1995 PING Welch's-14th)
1967 Frederique [Van derWal], Netherlands, model (Victoria Secrets)
1967 Justin Vaughan, cricketer (New Zealand all-rounder 1992-)
1968 Vladimir Malakhov, Sverdlovsk Rus, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
1969 Jerold Jeffcoat, WLAF defensive tackle (Scottish Claymores)
1971 Aubrey Beavers, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Miami Dolphins, Rhein Fire)
1971 Joseph Fitzgerald, Bkln NY, team handball center back (Olympics-1996)
1971 Tre Johnson, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)
1972 Cameron Diaz
1972 Cameron Diaz
1972 Cameron Diaz
1972 Cameron Diaz
1972 Cameron Diaz
1972 Cameron Diaz, Long Beach Ca, actress (Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding)
1972 Jose Herrera, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Oakland A's)
1972 Ryan Leahy, WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals)
1972 Shonte Peoples, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1973 Jimmy Herndon, offensive tackle (Chicago Bears)
1974 Matt Bongiovi, heavy metal rocker (cousin of Jon Bon Jovi)
1975 Natalia Nadtochey, Miss Ukraine Universe (1997)

Events


Zeta Draconid meteor shower, radiant in Draco
Zeta Draconid meteor shower, radiant in Draco
257 St Sixtus II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1125 Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg elected king of Germany
1146 European leaders outlaw crossbow intending to ending war for all time
1464 Pietro Barbo elected to succeed Pope Pius II (Paul II)
1481 2 Latvian monarchs executed for conspiracy to Polish king Kazimierz IV
1563 Jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled
1645 Dutch & Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY))
1673 Leopold I, Spain, Netherlands & Lutherans form anti-French covenant
1682 William Penn left England to sail to New World
1721 Russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War
1751 Georg Friedrich H„ndel completes oratorio "Jephtha"
1757 Battle at Gross J„gerndorf: Russian army beats Prussia [OS=Aug 19]
1776 US army evacuates Long Island/falls back to Manhattan, NYC
1781 French fleet of 24 ships under Comte de Grasse defeat British under Admiral Graves at battle of Chesapeake Capes in Revolutionary War
1799 Bataafse fleet surrender to English
1831 Charles Darwin refuses to travel with HMS Beagle
1843 1st blacks participation in natl political convention (Liberty Party)
1850 Honolulu, Hawaii becomes a city.
1850 Honolulu, Hawaii becomes a city.
1850 Honolulu, Hawaii becomes a city
1854 John Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels
1860 1st British tram opens (Birkenhead)
1862 2nd Battle of Bull Run - Confederates beat Union
1862 Battle of 2nd Manassas-Pope defeated by Lee-Battle of Richmond, KY
1862 Battle of Altamont-Confederates beat Union forces in Tennessee
1862 Battle of Richmond, KY
1884 Jack Dempsey wins middleweight title in 1st fight with boxing gloves
1885 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda
1888 Lord Walsingham kills 1070 grouse in a single day
1893 13rd US Mens Tennis: Robert D Wrenn beats Fred H Hovey (64 36 64 64)
1894 Frederick Lugards expedition to Niger
1895 Belgium begins compulsory Roman Catholic education
1900 Last 2000 British prisoners in Nooitgedagt South Africa freed
1901 Hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner
1904 Thomas Hicks wins 3rd Olympics marathon (3:28:53.0) (40 km)
1905 Pogoro/Ngindo attack Fort Mahenge German East-Africa
1905 Tiger Ty Cobb makes his debut, doubling off Yank Jack Chesbro
1906 Hal Chase became 1st Yank to hit 3 triples in a game
1906 NY Highlander Joe Doyle debuts pitching back-to-back shut-outs
1910 Yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11
1912 St Louis Brown Earl Hamilton no-hits Detroit Tigers, 5-1
1913 Phillies lead Giants 8-6 in top of 9th, fans in bleachers try to distract Giants, Umpire forefeits game to Giants, later overruled
1914 1st German plane bombs above Paris, 2 killed
1914 Battle at Tannenberg ends in destruction of Russian 2nd Narev army
1916 Boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0
1916 Paul Von Hindenburg becomes chief-of-General-Staff in Germany
1918 Czechoslovakia forms independence republic
1918 Fanya Kaplan shoots at Lenin
1918 Lenin, new leader of Soviet Russia, shot & wounded after speech
1919 Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin
1922 Babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922
1925 6th Iron pilgrim at Diksmuide Belgium
1926 Jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex)
1927 41st US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall (61 64)
1928 Jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India
1932 Hermann G”ring elected chairman (Reichstag)
1933 Air France forms
1933 Portuguese dictator Salazar forms secret police (PIDE)
1937 Joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1939 6th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 9, All-Stars 0 (81,456)
1939 General Reijnders appointed supreme commander of Dutch army
1939 Isoroku Yamamoto appointed supreme commander of Japanese fleet
1939 NY Yankee Atley Donald pitches a baseball a record 94.7 mph (152 kph)
1939 Poland mobilizes
1941 Siege of Leningrad by Nazi troops began during WW II
1941 St Louis Card Lon Warneke no-hits Cin Reds, 2-0
1942 Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg
1944 11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769)
1944 Philip Yordan's "Anna Lucasta," premieres in NYC
1944 Soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania
1945 12th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 19, All-Stars 7 (92,753)
1945 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th Symphony
1945 Gen MacArthur lands in Japan
1945 Hong Kong liberated from Japan
1949 Roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game
1949 WTVN (now WSYX) TV channel 6 in Columbus, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
1951 US & Philippines sign mutual defense pact
1953 Future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC
1954 Hurricane Carol, kills 68
1956 USSR performs nuclear test (atmospheric tests)
1956 White mob prevents enrollment of blacks at Mansfield HS, Texas
1957 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1957 US senator Strom Thurmond speaks 24hrs 27m against civil rights
1958 US performs nuclear test at S Atlantic Ocean
1960 Boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7
1960 East Germany imposes a partial blockade on West Berlin
1961 1st Negro judge of a US District Court confirmed-JB Parsons
1961 J B Parsons is 1st African American judge of a US District Court
1961 Last Spanish troops leave Morocco
1961 Oriole Jack Fisher walks 12 LA Angels in a 9 inning game
1961 USSR says it will resume nuclear testing
1963 Hot Line communications link between Wash DC & Moscow begins
1964 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Riverside Ladies Golf Open
1965 Casey Stengel announces his retirement after 55 years in baseball
1965 Section of Allalin glacier wipes out construction site at Mattmark Dam near Saas-Fee, Switzerland
1967 US Senate confirm Thurgood Marshall as 1st black justice
1968 1st record under Apple label (Beatle's Hey Jude)
1968 John & Yoko's "One on One" benefit for children at MSG
1969 120,000 attend Texas Intl Pop Festival
1969 25,000 attend 2nd Annual Sky River Rock Festival, Tenino Wash
1969 69th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Steve Melnyk
1969 Racial disturbances in Fort Lauderdale Florida
1971 WNPI TV channel 18 in Norwood, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1972 John Lennon & Yoko Ono perform at Madison Square Garden
1973 Danny Seiwell quits Wings
1974 Express train runs full speed into Zagreb, Yugo rail yard killing 153
1974 Launching of 1st Dutch satellite, ANS, from Vandenberg
1974 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1975 KTW-AM in Seattle Wash changes call letters to KYAC (now KKFX)
1976 Tom Brokaw becomes news anchor of Today Show
1976 Turks & Caicos Islands adopts constitution
1979 1st recorded occurrance of a comet hitting the sun (the energy released was about equal to 1 million hydrogen bombs).
1979 1st recorded occurrance of a comet hitting the sun (the energy released was about equal to 1 million hydrogen bombs).
1979 -Sept 13] Hurricane David, kills 1200 in Florida, Domincana & Dom Rep
1979 1st recorded occurrance-comet hits sun (energy=1 mil hydrogen bombs)
1979 Ian Botham makes 1000 runs/100 wkts in Tests in his 21st match
1979 Kathy Horvath (14y5d) is youngest to play in US Tennis Open, she loses
1979 Pres Carter attacked by a rabbit on a canoe trip in Plains Ga
1979 Wildest US Tennis Open match, McEnroe defeats Ilie Nastase 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. Nastase was defaulted by the umpire then reinstated
1980 Polish government recognizes Solidarity
1981 Joanne Carner wins Columbia Savings LPGA Golf Classic
1982 PLO leader Yasser Arafat leaves Beirut
1983 8th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 3-launched (6 days)
1983 Elizabeth R Zakarian (Devon Pierce), 17, NY, crowned 1st Miss Teen USA
1983 WKBC-TV (channel 48) ends broadcasting in Phila
1983 Guion Bluford becomes 1st African-American astronaut in space
1984 12th Space Shuttle Mission - Discovery 1 is launched
1984 12th Space Shuttle Mission - Discovery 1 is launched
1984 12th Space Shuttle Mission (41-D)-Discovery 1-launched (6 days)
1984 Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation
1984 Red Sox Jim Rice grounds into record 33rd double play en route to 36
1984 Sotherby's in London begins 2 day auction of rock memorabilla
1986 Gelindo Bordin wins Stuttgart marathon (2:10:54)
1986 Soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff (US News World Report)
1987 87th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Billy Mayfair
1987 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship
1987 Ben Johnson of Canada runs 100 m in world record 9.83 sec
1987 Kirby Puckett goes 6-for-6 with 2 HRs in Minn 10-6 win over Milwaukee
1987 Stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria sets high jump woman's record (6'10¬")
1987 Yves Pol of France runs complete marathon backwards (3:57:57)
1987 Knuckleballer Charlie Hough on the mound, Rangers catcher Geno Petralli ties the major league record by allowing 6 passed balls
1988 France performs nuclear test
1988 Julianne Philips files for divorce from Bruce Springsteen
1988 Kent Tekulve is 2nd pitcher in majors to appear in 1,000 games
1988 Tennis star Chris Everett weds skier Andy Mills
1989 Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner
1990 Ken Griffey & Ken Griffey Jr become 1st father & son to play on same team (Seattle Mariners), both single in 1st inning
1991 Dan O'Brien sets US decathalon record with 8,812 points
1991 France beats US by narrowest Ryder Cup margin - 14« to 13«
1991 Mike Powell of US, sets then long jump record at 29' 4«" (8.95m)
1991 Tamil Tigers capture Sri Lanka poet Selvi
1992 "2 Trains Running" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 160 perfs
1992 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 229 performances
1992 92nd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Justin Leonard
1992 David Lewett & Jane Luu discovers comet: "1992 QB1" 64 mil km from Sun
1992 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Sun-Times Golf Challenge
1993 150,000,000 millionth visitor to Eiffel Tower
1993 Hassan II mosque opens in Casablanca, 2nd largest mosque in the world
1994 Gund Arena in Cleve opens
1994 Largest US Tennis Open single session (total) 23,618
1995 Cable News Network joins internet
1995 Tigers teammates Lou Whitaker & Alan Trammell play in 1,914 game together tying AL record
1997 1st WNBA Championshion: Houston Comets beat NY Liberty
1997 Greg Rudaski is 1st to serve (2) 141 MPH serves in a match (US Open)
1998 State Farm Rail Golf Classic

That's All....

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