Thursday, August 8, 2019.


1571 John Ward, composer
1586 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen
1617 Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)
1653 Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar
1693 Laurent Belissen, composer
1705 Gustaaf Imhoff, gov of Ceylon (1736-40)/gov of Neth-Indies (1743-50)
1732 Johann C Adelung, German linguist/librarian
1746 Hieronymus van Alphen, Dutch attorney/poet (church songs)
1755 Luigi Marchesi, composer
1763 Charles Bullfinch, 1st US professional architect
1763 Charles Bulfinch, Boston Mass, 1st US pro architect (Mass State House)
1763 Charles Bullfinch, 1st US professional architect
1805 Antoon Jurgens, Dutch margarine manufacturer
1812 John Rodgers II, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882
1814 Esther Hobart Morris, suffragist/anti-slavery activist
1819 Charles Anderson Dana, Asst Secy War, (Union) died in 1897
1820 Winfield Scott "Old Swet" Featherston, Army Brig General (Confederate)
1823 Theodule Augustin Ribot, painter
1835 James William Forsyth, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1906
1839 Nelson Appleton Miles, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1925
1852 Barend Barendse, actor/director (Wandering Jew)
1857 Cecile Chaminade, composer
1857 Henry Osborn, Conn, paleontologist/author (52 Years of Research)
1861 William Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics")
1864 Henri de Vries, [Van Walterop], Dutch actor (Cleopatra, White Cargo)
1866 Matthew Henson
1866 Matthew Henson
1866 Matthew Henson
1866 Matthew Henson
1866 Matthew Henson
1866 Matthew A Henson, 1st Black to reach North Pole (Jun 4 1909)
1871 William Henry Squire, composer
1879 Emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary, peasant leader
1879 Emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary, peasant leader
1879 Emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary, peasant leader
1881 Paul L E von Kleist, German general-fieldmarshal (Eastern Front)
1884 Sara Teasdale, US, poet (1st Pulitzer Prize-1918-"Love Songs")
1886 Daniel Ruyneman, composer
1886 Pietro Alessandro Yon, composer
1887 Esme Percy, London England, actor (Old Spanish Custom)
1887 J C Heldring, Dutch businessman
1887 Malcolm Keen, Bristol England, actor (Uncle Chris-Mama)
1887 Ullrich Haupt, Prussia, actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion)
1889 Jack Ryder, cricketer (athletic Australian all-rounder & captain)
1895 Law Pendleton, US, wrestler/actor (Laughing Lady)
1896 Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Wash DC, writer (Yearling)
1898 Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orléans)
1900 Josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange
1900 Victor Young, Chic Ill, orch leader (Milton Berle Show, In Old Calif)
1901 Ernest O Lawrence, Canton SC, inventor (Cyclotron-Nobel 1939)
1902 Paul Dirac, British theoretical physicist
1902 Paul A M Dirac, England, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1933)
1902 Paul Dirac, British theoretical physicist
1903 August Cool, Belgian union leader/minister of state
1904 Istvan Szelenyi, composer
1905 André Jolivet, Paris France, composer (L'Eunuque)
1905 Nino Martini, Verona Italy, actor (Here's to Romance)
1905 Wachtang Ananjan, writer
1906 André Demedts, Flemish writer (Rainfall of the Days)
1907 Benny Carter, NYC, musician/composer (Easy Money, King Carter)
1908 Arthur J Goldberg, Ill, UN ambassador/Supreme Court justice (1962-65)
1908 Chivu Stoica, premier of Romania (1955-61)
1909 Bill Voce, cricketer (England left-arm bodyline bowler)
1910 Francisco Brochado Da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962)
1910 Sylvia Sidney, Bronx NY, actress (WKRP, Sabotage, Beetlejuice, Demon)
1911 Rosetta LeNoire, NYC, actor (Grandma Winslow-Family Matters)
1912 Daniel Mann, Brooklyn, director (Willard, Butterfield 8)
1913 Axel Stordahl, Staten Island NY, orch leader (Frank Sinatra Show)
1913 Daan Wildschut, painter/glazenier/author
1913 Robert T Stafford, (Sen-R-VT, 1971-88)
1914 Arthur Holt, politician
1918 Rory Calhoun, LA Calif, actor (Capitol, Motel Hell, Bill-Texan)
1919 Dino De Laurentiis, Torre Annunziata Italy, producer (King Kong)
1920 Don Cook, foreign Correspondent
1921 Roger Nixon, composer
1922 Rory Calhoun
1922 Rory Calhoun
1922 Rory Calhoun
1922 Rory Calhoun
1922 Rudi Gernreich, designed the topless swimsuit & the miniskirt
1922 Rory Calhoun
1922 Michael Parkin, journalist
1922 Rory Calhoun, actor (Blue & Gray, Judson Tyler-Capitol)
1922 Rudi Gernreich, designer (1st women's topless swimsuit, miniskirt)
1922 Rudi Gernreich, designed the topless swimsuit & the miniskirt
1923 Esther Williams, actress, swimmer in Inglewood Cal
1923 Esther Williams, Inglewood Cal, actress/swimmer (Dangerous when Wet)
1923 Esther Williams, actress, swimmer in Inglewood Cal
1924 Thomas Beversdorf, composer
1925 Jack Stoddart, designer/socialist
1926 Richard Anderson, Long Beach NJ, actor (Oscar Goldman-6 Million $ Man)
1926 Webb Pierce, West Monroe La, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
1927 Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer
1927 Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer
1927 Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer
1927 Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer
1927 Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer
1927 Elis Juliana, Antillian writer/poet (Lady of the Night: A flower)
1927 Jim Weaver, (Rep-D-OR, 1975- )
1927 Juri Kasakow, writer
1928 Ken Scowcroft, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire
1929 Josef Suk, Prague Czechoslovakia, violinist (Artist of Merit-1977)
1929 Rose Nyland, writer
1930 Andy Warhol, artist, movie producer
1930 Jerry Tarkanian, basketball coach (Calif State, UNLV, 625-122)
1930 Joan Mondale, wife of US vice-president Walter Mondale (1977-81)
1930 Nita Talbot, NYC NY, actress (Supertrain, Here We Go Again)
1930 Terry Nation, writer (Dr Who, Blake 7)
1930 Andy Warhol, artist, movie producer
1931 Jonathan Elkus, composer
1932 Mel Tillis
1932 Mel Tillis
1932 Mel Tillis
1932 Mel Tillis
1932 Mel Tillis
1932 Jimmy Witherspoon, singer
1932 Mel Tillis, Pahokee Fl, country singer (Who's Julie, M-M-Mel)
1933 Joe Tex, singer/songwriter (Hold What You've Got)
1934 Julian C Dixon, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
1935 Ron Marlenee, (Rep-R-MT, 1977- )
1935 Sandy Horn, lesbian activist
1936 Don Bowden, US, 1st American to run a sub 4 min mile
1936 Frank Howard, baseball player (NL Rookie of the Year 1960)
1936 Keith Barron, Mexborough England, actor (At Earth's Core, Baby Love)
1937 Dustin Hoffman
1937 Dustin Hoffman
1937 Dustin Hoffman
1937 Dustin Hoffman
1937 Dustin Hoffman
1937 Dustin Hoffman, LA, actor (Graduate, Tootsie, Kramer vs Kramer)
1937 Louis Neefs, Belgian singer
1938 Connie Stevens
1938 Connie Stevens
1938 Connie Stevens
1938 Connie Stevens
1938 Connie Stevens
1938 Connie Stevens, Bkln, singer/actress (Hawaiian Eye, Back to Beach)
1938 Jacques Hetu, composer
1939 Philip E Baisley, Augusta Va, singer (Statler Bros-Class of '57)
1939 Viorica Viscopoleanu, Romania, long jumper (Oly-gold-68)
1939 William Alden Hibbard, composer
1940 Dilip Sardesai, cricketer (high scoring Indian batsman of 60's)
1942 Jay David, rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show)
1943 Denis Payton, rocker
1944 Hans van Eijk, Dutch rock guitarist (Jumping Jewels)
1944 Michael Johnson, rocker
1944 Smokey the Bear, named after NYC fireman Smokey Joe Martin
1946 French W Weisglas, Dutch MP (VVD)
1946 Robin M Tallon, (Rep-D-SC, 1983- )
1947 Jose Cruz, leftfielder (St Louis Cards, Houston Astros)
1947 Larry Wilcox, SD Calif, actor (Lassie, Officer Jon Baker-CHiPs)
1948 Svetlana Y. Savitskaya, 2nd woman in space (Soyuz T-7, T-12)
1948 Svetlana Y Savitskaya, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-7, T-12, T-15A)
1948 Svetlana Y. Savitskaya, 2nd woman in space (Soyuz T-7, T-12)
1949 Keith Carradine
1949 Keith Carradine
1949 Keith Carradine
1949 Keith Carradine
1949 Keith Carradine
1949 Airrion Love, US singer (Stylistics-16 Bars)
1949 Bela Magyari, Hungary, cosmonaut
1949 Keith Carradine, San Mateo Calif, actor (Young Guns, Pretty Baby)
1950 Willie Hall, rocker
1951 Martin Brest, Bronx NY, actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High)
1951 Phil Carlson, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1979)
1952 Robin Quivers, radio/TV personality (Howard Stern's sidekick)
1953 Donny Most
1953 Donny Most
1953 Donny Most
1953 Donny Most
1953 Donny Most
1953 Donny Most, Bkln NY, actor (Ralph Malph-Happy Days)
1953 "Sweet" Lou Dunbar, basketball player (Harlem Globetrotters)
1954 Nigel Mansell, formula-1 racer (Portugal Grand Prix-1990)
1955 Ali Score, rock drummer (Flock Of Seagulls)
1956 Chris Foreman, guitarist (Madness-Burning Down the House)
1956 David Grant, Jamaica, singer/songwriter (Stop & Go, Heaven Knows)
1956 Wes Chandler, Florida, WLAF wide receiver coach (Rhein Fire)
1957 Dieuwertje Blok, Dutch TV hostess
1957 Nancy Glass, TV broadcaster (American Journal)
1958 Chris[sie Boy] Foreman, rock guitarist (Madness)
1958 Deborah Norville, news anchor (Today Show, Inside Edition)
1958 Harry Crosby, LA Calif, actor (Friday the 13th)
1959 Rikki Rockett, rocker (Poison-Every Rose Has a Thorn)
1959 Ronald Weigel, German DR speed walker (5 km indoor)
1961 Bruce Matthews, NFL guard/center (Houston Oilers)
1961 Charmaine Crooks, Jamaica, Canadian 4X400m relayer (Oly-silver-1984)
1961 Paul Jackson, rocker
1961 The Edge, [Dave Evans], London, rock guitarist (U2-I Will Follow)
1962 Charmaine Crooks, Mandeville JAM, Can 800m runner (Oly-84, 88, 92, 96)
1962 Jim Sweeney, NFL center/guard (Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers)
1962 Suzee Pai, Toledo Ohio, actress (Big Trouble in Little China)
1963 Carol Lewis, Willingboro NJ, high jumper (Olympic-9th-1984)
1963 Ron Karkovice, Union NJ, catcher (Chic White Sox)
1964 Harry Lee "Butch" Reynolds, US, 400m runner (world record)
1964 Paul Taylor, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler in one Test 1993)
1965 Akitoshi Saito, wrestler (NJPW)
1965 Angus Fraser, cricketer (England right-arm pace bowler 1989- )
1967 Ben Fouchee, Kuruman S Afr, Canadian Tour golfer (1987 S Afr Amateur)
1967 Howard Cross, NFL tight end (NY Giants)
1967 Lorraine Pearson, Romford Essex, rock vocalist (5 Star-Silk & Steel)
1967 Margo Malowney, Saint John New Brunswick, volleyball player (Oly-96)
1968 Abey Kuruvila, cricketer (promising Bombay fast bowler)
1968 Matthew Lane, Wellington NZ, Nike golfer (1991 S Australian Open-4th)
1968 Patricia Arquette, NYC actress (Ed Wood, Pretty Smart)
1968 Suzy Hamilton, US olympic 1500m runner
1969 Divine Brown, [Estelle Marie Thompson], SF, prostitute (Hugh Grant)
1969 Jerome Henderson, NFL cornerback (NY Jets, Phila Eagles)
1970 Amaia Arruti, LPGA golfer
1970 Catriona Fallon, Burlingame Calif, rower (Olympics-4th-92, 96)
1970 Trev Alberts, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
1971 John Raposo, CFL defensive tackle (Toronto Argonauts)
1971 Marcello Simmons, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
1971 Steve Hinton, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)
1973 Shane Lee, cricket all-rounder (NSW & Somerset, Australian ODI 1995-)
1974 Andrei Mezin, NHL goaltender (Team Belarus, Oly-98)
1976 J.C. Chasez
1976 J.C. Chasez
1976 J.C. Chasez
1976 J.C. Chasez
1976 J.C. Chasez
1976 Liraz Mesilaty, Miss Universe-Israel (1996)
1978 Oddie, Garfield's sidekick
1978 Oddie, Garfield's sidekick
1978 Oddie, Garfield's sidekick
1978 Oddie, Garfield's sidekick
1978 Oddie, Garfield's sidekick
1988 Beatrice E M, Duchess of York gives birth to 6 lb 12 oz baby girl


70 Tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans
870 Kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans
936 German king Otto I the Great, crowned
1322 Emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect
1502 Jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor
1549 France declares war on England
1567 Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels Belgium
1570 Peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots
1579 Cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory
1585 Pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendrik van Navarra (Henri IV)
1588 Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada
1609 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope
1619 Duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of München
1673 Dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC
1700 Denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty
1709 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)
1758 British troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg
1786 Congress adopts silver dollar & decimal system of money
1786 Jacques Balmat & Michel Paccard are 1st to climb to top of Mont Blanc
1788 King Louis XVI calls French States & Generals together
1796 Boston African Society establishes with 44 members
1809 70 disciples of Gaon of Vilnus, arrive in Israel (Palestine)
1814 Peace negotiations begin in Ghent, Belgium
1815 Napoleon Bonaparte set sail for exile on St Helena
1816 Bavarian joins Saint Alliance
1829 French govt of De Polignac forms
1831 Battle of Hasselt - Dutch army drives out Belgian Army
1843 Natal (in South Africa) is made a British colony
1844 Brigham Young chosen Mormon Church head following Joseph Smith death
1853 Russian fleet appears at Nagasaki Japan
1854 Smith & Wesson patents metal bullet cartridges
1860 Queen of Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) arrives in NYC
1864 Comet C/1864 N1 (Tempel) approaches within 0.0964 AUs of Earth
1864 Red Cross forms in Geneva
1864 Union troops/fleet occupy Fort Gaines, Alabama
1868 Quake destroyes Arica Chile
1870 Magic (US) defeats Cambria (Engld) in 2nd running of America's Cup
1876 Dan O'Leacy completes 500 mile walk in 139h32m
1876 Thomas Edison patents mimeograph
1882 Snow falls on Lake Michigan
1890 Daughters of American Revolution organizes
1900 1st Davis Cup tennis competition, named after Dwight Filley Davis, began at Longwood Cricket Club in Mass, & won by US 2 days later
1902 2nd Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in New York (3-2)
1903 3rd Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Boston (4-1)
1903 In 11th an old black ball is put into play against Cleve, Tigers' Nap Lajoie protests ignored, he hurls ball out of park & forfeits game
1913 Richard Corfields "Camel Corps" opens "Mad Mullah" in Burao Somalia
1914 3rd pole expedition Ernest Shackleton "Endurance"
1914 French troops under Gen Bonneau occupy Mulhouse at Elzas
1914 Montenegro declares war on Germany
1916 A's set AL record with 19th consecutive loss on road
1918 Canada/Australian/British breakthrough with 600 tanks at Amiens
1918 6 US soldiers are surrounded by Germans in France, Alvin York is given command & shoots 20 Germans & captures 132 more
1919 Treaty of Rawalpindi, British recognize Afghanistan's independence
1920 Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes
1922 Italian general strike broken by fascist terror
1922 Pirates set record of 46 hits in a doubleheader (against Phillies)
1924 British-Russian trade agreement signed
1925 1st national march of Ku Klux Klan (200,000) in Washington, DC
1929 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward begins
1929 German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight
1929 Salem Oregon airport dedicated
1930 St Louis Cards are 12 games back in NL, & go on to win pennant
1931 Wash Senator Bob Burke no-hits Boston Red Sox, 5-0
1937 Bonneville Dam on Columbia River begins producing power
1940 31 German aircrafts shot down over England
1940 Battle of Britain began as Germany launches air attacks
1941 20 divisions of Russian 6th/12th Army surrender at Oeman
1942 "Monty" appointed commandant of British 8th Army at Alamein
1942 6 convicted Nazi saboteurs who landed in US executed in Wash DC
1942 Dianthus sinks U-379
1942 Russ anti-offensive of Voronezh under marshal Timosjenko
1943 Common Chiefs of staff meet in Quebec
1943 US amphibians land at St Agata on North coast of Sicily
1943 Vegetables & fruit rationed in Holland
1944 Canada/Polish troops occupy Cramesnil/Secqueville/Cintheaux/St-Aignan
1944 Germans raid Achterhuis, home of Anne Frank & family
1944 US 15th Army corp occupies Le Mans
1945 England & Aust Services draw 4th Victory Test
1945 Pres Harry S Truman signs UN Charter
1945 US, USSR, England & France sign Treaty of London
1945 USSR declares war against Japan in WW II
1945 USSR establishes a communist government in North Korea
1946 India agrees to give Bhutan 32ř miles
1946 Dreyfuss family, owners of Pittsburgh Pirates since 1900, sells club to Frank McKinney & John Galbreath for $25 million
1948 "Hold It!" opens at National Theater NYC for 46 performances
1949 Bhutan, land of Dragon, becomes an independent monarchy
1950 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA All-American Golf Open
1952 Syngman Ree re-elected president of South-Korea
1953 Russia's Georgi Malenkov reports possession of hydrogen bomb
1953 US & South Korea initial a mutual security pact
1955 Fidel Castro forms "July 26th Movement"
1955 Geneva conference held to discuss peaceful uses of atomic energy
1956 Fire & explosion kill 263 miners at Marcinelle, Belgium
1956 WDIQ (now KMCT) TV channel 2 in Dozier, AL (PBS) begins
1957 USSR offers Syria economic/military aid
1960 "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini" hits #1
1960 Ivory Coast declares independence
1961 Ham Tigercats (CFL) beat Buff Bills (NFL) 38-21 in Hamilton, Ontario
1961 Verne Gagne beats Gene Kiniski in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ
1963 Great Train Robbery in England, ť2.6 million ($7.3 million)
1963 Kingsmen release "Louie, Louie," radio stations label it obscene
1963 LA Dodgers F Howard & B Skowron are 3rd to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1963 Verne Gagne beats Fritz Von Erich in Amarillo, to become NWA champ
1964 "110 in the Shade" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 330 perfs
1964 Dutch Opera forms in Amsterdam
1964 Rolling Stones 1st Dutch concert
1965 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Milwaukee Golf Open
1965 Singapore leaves Malaysian Federation
1966 Beatles' release "Revolver"
1966 South Arican Broadcasting bans Beatles (Lennon's anti-Jesus remark)
1967 Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore & Thailand meet to form Assn of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
1968 Jarry Park is approved by Mayor Jean Drapeau for interim use by Expos
1968 Race riot in Miami Florida
1968 Republican convention in Miami Beach nominates Nixon for pres
1970 NY Yankees honor Casey Stengel, retiring his number 37 (BTG was there)
1971 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1971 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Pepsi Golf Open
1972 NY Yanks sign 30-year lease to play in remodeled Yankee Stadium
1973 VP Spiro T Agnew says reports he took kickbacks are "damned lies" from govt contracts in Maryland. He vowed not to resign (Right!)
1974 Pres Richard M Nixon announces he'll resign his office 12PM Aug 9
1976 Chic White Sox suit up in shorts
1977 Maurine Stuart, ordained as Zen priest by Eido Tai Shimano Roshi
1977 Texas Rangers turn their 1st triple play (vs A's)
1978 Pioneer-Venus 2 with 5 atmospheric probes launched toward Venus
1979 Iraqi president Saddam Hussein executes 22 political opponents
1980 LBV Conference Center & Club Lake Villas open
1982 64th PGA Championship: Ray Floyd shoots a 272 at Southern Hills Tulsa
1982 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
1983 Brig Gen Efrain Rios Montt was deposed as president of Guatemela
1983 Jury in KC, Mo, awards TV anchorwoman Christine Craft $500,000 in sex discrimination suit against KMBC-TV (later overturned)
1983 Military coup in Guatemala, Pres Rios Montt flees
1984 "Rink" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 204 performances
1984 Carl Lewis wins 3rd (200m) of 4 gold medals in Summer
1984 Milwaukee 10-game losing streak ends
1985 Baseball's new agreement permits 2 new NL teams in 1993
1985 Japan launches Planet A, a probe to Halley's comet
1986 Record 3 grandslams in a game-(Harrah-Tex, Sheets & Dwyer-Orioles)
1987 Brewers' Rob Deer struck-out 5 times in a game
1987 Lynne Cox became 1st to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait
1987 Pakistan all out 708 v England at The Oval, Botham 3-217
1988 -11] Army in Rangoon shoots on students, 5-10,000 killed
1988 9th US Seniors Golf Open: Gary Player
1988 Angola, Cuba & South Africa sign cease fire treaty
1988 Discovery of most distant galaxy (15 * 10 ^ 12 light yrs) announced
1988 Duchess of York gives birth to 6 lb 12 oz baby girl
1988 Goose Gossage registers career save #300
1988 Jennifer Levin's parents file $25M suit against Dorrian Red Hand Bar
1988 Jose Canseco becomes 11th to get 30 HRs & 30 steals in a season
1988 Matt Biondi swims US record 200m freestyle (1:47.72)
1988 Minn Twins pull 2nd triple-play of year & beat Cleve 6-2
1988 Renovated Central Park Zoo reopens after 4 years
1988 Russian troops begin pull out of Afghanistan after 9 year war
1988 Sec of State Shultz narrowly escapes assassin attempt in Bolivia
1988 South Africa declares cease-fire in Angola
1988 Temperature hits high of 88 on 8/8/88 in NYC
1988 Cubs & Phillies attempt to play 1st night game ever at Wrigley Field but are rained out in 4th inning with Chicago leading, 3-1
1989 US space shuttle STS-28 launched
1990 Balt Orioles pull their 10th triple play (1-6-3 vs Oakland)
1990 Carlton Fisk ties Johnny Bench hitting 327 HRs as a catcher
1990 Iraq annexes Kuwait as its 19th province
1990 Pete Rose begins 5-ms prison term at Marion (IL) Federal prison camp
1991 Billy Preston charged with exhibiting porno to a minor
1991 Carlos Santana pleads no contest to marijuana possession charge
1991 Gary Oldman, actor (State of Grace), arrested for drunk driving
1991 Shite Moslems release British hostage John McCarthy
1991 With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)
1992 Actress Barbara Hershey weds artist Stephen Douglas
1992 Lou Whitaker hits his 200th career HR
1993 Calif state senator Tom Hayden (54) weds actress Barbara Williams (40)
1993 Dana Lofland wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic Dormann at Stratton Mt
1993 Tropical storm Bret ravages Venezuela, about 100 killed
1995 Jeff King of Pirates is 16th NL player to HR twice in one inning
1997 Mariners Randy Johnson strikes out 19 Chic White Sox

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