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Thursday, September 12, 2019.



Birthdays


1494 Fran‡ois I of Valois-Angoulˆme, king of France (1515-47)
1559 Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter/architect
1575 Henry Hudson, England, navigator/explorer (Hudson River)
1625 J. de Witt --1672
1625 J. de Witt --1672
1625 J. de Witt --1672
1625 J. de Witt --1672
1625 J. de Witt --1672
1655 Sebastien de Brossard, composer
1659 Ferdinand W, prince of Wrttemberg-Neustadt/gen Dutch infantry
1720 Frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam)
1761 Georg Friedrich Theodor Wolf, composer
1768 Bemnjamin Carr, composer
1788 Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder (Disciples of Christ)
1801 Giuseppe Concone, Italian singing-teacher
1803 Frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer
1806 Andrew Hull Foote, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1863
1811 James Hall, US geologist (Natural history of NY)
1818 Richard Jordan Gatling, US inventor of hand-cranked machine gun
1818 Richard Jordan Gatling, US, inventor (hand-cranked machine gun)
1818 Richard Jordan Gatling, US inventor of hand-cranked machine gun
1829 Anselm Feuerbach, German painter
1829 Charles Dudley Warner, Mass, newspaperman/author (Being a Boy)
1830 William Sprague, governor of Rhode Island (1859-63)
1852 Hubert H Asquith, premier Great Britain (L, 1908-16)
1856 Johann Heinrich Beck, composer
1857 George H Breitner, Dutch impressionist painter/water colors painter
1858 Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter/sculptor
1871 Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, Romania
1873 Sul-To-Wan, [Nellie Conley], US actress (Uncle Tom's Cabin)
1876 Flor Alpaerts, Flemish composer (Tyl Uilenspiegel, Pallieter)
1877 Maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Jane Eyre)
1879 Fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter
1879 H de Bie, Dutch lawyer (children's law)
1880 H.L. Mencken, newspaperman, Baltimore's son.
1880 Henry L Mencken, Baltimore, Md, newspaperman/critic (Prejudices)
1880 H.L. Mencken, newspaperman, Baltimore's son.
1881 Daniel Jones, England phoneticist (English pronouncing dictionary)
1887 George Georgescu, composer
1888 Maurice Chevalier, thanked heaven for little girls.
1888 J¢szi J Ters nszky, Hungary, musician/writer (Youth of Marci Kakuk)
1888 Maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi)
1888 Maurice Chevalier, thanked heaven for little girls.
1890 Guido Guerrini, composer
1891 Adolph Weiss, composer
1891 Hans Albers, German actor (Die Nacht Geh”rt Uns)
1892 Alfred A. Knopf, US publisher
1892 Alfred A Knopf, US, publisher (1966 Alexander Hamilton Medal)
1892 Alfred A. Knopf, US publisher
1894 Billy Gilbert, Louisville Ky, (Great Dictator, His Gal Friday)
1895 Alice Lake, Brooklyn NY, silent screen actress (Glamour, Wicked)
1896 Giuseppe Zoppi, Swiss writer (Il Libro Dell'Alpe)
1897 IrŠne Joliot-Curie, French physicist (neutron, Nobel 1935)
1898 Ben Shahn, painter (1964 Arts & Letters)
1899 Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect/painter
1900 Eric Harding Thiman, composer
1901 Ben Blue
1901 Ben Blue
1901 Ben Blue
1901 Ben Blue
1901 Ben Blue
1901 Ben Blue, Montreal, actor (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show)
1901 Ernst Pepping, German composer
1902 Margaret Hamilton, "Wicked Witch of the West"
1902 Juscelino Kubitschek, president Brazil (1955-60)
1902 Margaret Hamilton, Ohio, wicked witch of the west (Wizard of Oz)
1902 Margaret Hamilton, "Wicked Witch of the West"
1904 Gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer
1905 Boris Arapov, composer
1906 Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, St Petersburg Russia, composer [OS]
1906 Ruvim Pergament, composer
1907 Joe Lederer, Austrian actress/writer (Drei Tage Liebe)
1909 Chili Bouchier, British?, actress (Murder in Reverse)
1909 Spud Chandler, baseball player (AL MVP 1943)
1913 Jesse Owens, spoiled Hitler's Olympic plans in 1936.
1913 Ben[jamin S] Polak, Neth, physician/communist/resistance fighter
1913 Jesse Owens, track star, spoiled Hitler's 1936 Olympics with 4 gold
1913 Kenneth Lo, cookery writer/restaurateur
1913 Jesse Owens, spoiled Hitler's Olympic plans in 1936.
1915 Billy Daniels, Jacksonville Fla, singer (Billy Daniels Show)
1917 Christian Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor/artist
1917 Seamas NacNeill, piper
1920 Irene Dailey, NYC, actress (Liz-Another World, Grissom Gang)
1920 Jan W Schulte Nordholt, Dutch poet/historian (Blossoming Stone)
1921 Stanislaw Lem, Polish science-fiction writer
1921 Am¡lcar Cabral, worked for independence of Portuguese Africa
1921 Frank McGee, Monroe La, news anchor (NBC Evening News)
1921 Stanislaw Lem, Poland, sci-fi author (Solaris, Invincible)
1921 Stanislaw Lem, Polish science-fiction writer
1922 Jackson Mac Low, composer
1922 Viscount Allendale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1924 Howard Curtis Nielson, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- )
1924 Jean Le Poulain, Marseille, France, actor (Divine)
1925 Dickie Moore, LA Calif, actor (Expert, Oliver Twist, Little Men)
1927 Gianna Maria Canale, Reggio Calabria Italy, actress (Go For Broke)
1927 Ina Muller-van Ast, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1929 Harvey Lester Schmidt, composer
1930 Larry Austin, composer
1931 George Jones, Saratoga Tx, singer (Golden Rings, Oh Lonesome Me)
1931 Ian Holm, Ilford Essex England, actor (Himmler-Holocaust)
1931 Kristin Hunter, [Eggleston], US author (God Bless the Child)
1933 Stafford Heginbotham, toymaker/Football Club Chairman
1934 Gunther Gebel-Williams, lion tamer (Ringling Bros Circus)
1935 Allan B Swift, (Rep-D-Washington, 1979- )
1935 Richard H Hunt, Chicago, sculptor (Pyramidal Construction)
1937 Daniela Rocca, Sicily, actress (Battle of Austerlitz, Empty Canvas)
1937 Wesley Hall, West indian/British politician
1938 Tatiana Troyanos, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Octavian-Der Rosenleavalier)
1939 Henry A Waxman, (Rep-D-California, 1975-86)
1939 Phillip Ramey, composer
1940 Linda Gray
1940 Linda Gray
1940 Linda Gray
1940 Linda Gray
1940 Linda Gray
1940 Linda Gray, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Sue Ellen Ewing-Dallas)
1940 Mickey Lolich, pitcher (Detroit Tiger, won 25 in 1971)
1940 Roger K Crouch, Jamestown Tenn, astronauts (STS 83, 94)
1940 Stephen J Solarz, (Rep-D-NY, 1975-93)
1940 Susan Sennett, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Big Bad Mama)
1941 Hans-Karsten Raecke, composer
1942 Tom s Marco, Basque/Spanish composer
1943 Maria Muldaur
1943 Maria Muldaur
1943 Maria Muldaur
1943 Maria Muldaur
1943 Maria Muldaur
1943 Maria Muldaur, Greenwich Village, NY, singer (Midnight at the Oasis)
1944 Berry White, bass
1944 Berry White, bass
1944 Berry White, bass
1944 Berry White, bass
1944 Berry White, bass
1944 Barry White, Galveston Tx, singer (Love's Theme)
1945 John Mauceri, NYC, conductor (Wash DC Opera)
1945 Maria Aitken, actress (Fish Called Wanda)
1945 Vern M Lindblad, Seattle WA, Turkologist
1948 Max Walker, Australian cricket player
1949 Irina Rodnina, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)
1949 Mark Knopfler, English rock vocalist/guitarist (Dire Straits)
1949 Tony Stevens, rocker
1950 Cynthia Meyers, playmate (Dec 1968)/actress (Beyond Valley of Dolls)
1951 Berty Ahern, Dublin Ireland, PM of Ireland (1997- )
1951 Joe Pantoliano, Jersey City NJ, actor (Finelli Boys, Fugitive)
1952 Gerry Beckley, rock vocalist/guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
1952 Neil Peart, Canada, pop drummer (Rush-A Farewell to Kings)
1953 G‚ Reinders, Dutch singer/songwriter (Girls walk by)
1953 John Williams, US, archer (Olympic-gold-1972)
1954 Peter Scolari
1954 Peter Scolari
1954 Peter Scolari
1954 Peter Scolari
1954 Peter Scolari
1954 Russell G. Alexander, creator of Today In History v1.2
1954 Peter Scolari, New Rochelle NY, actor (Jerry-Newhart, Bosom Buddies)
1955 Nina Blackwood, Mass, actress/VJ (MTV, Solid Gold, Vice Squad)
1956 Brian Robertson, Glasgow Scotland, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy)
1956 Charles Henry Beck, Fayetteville NC, PGA golfer (1990 Buick Open 1992)
1957 Rachel Ward
1957 Rachel Ward
1957 Rachel Ward
1957 Rachel Ward
1957 Rachel Ward
1957 Hawk, [Michael Hegstrand], wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom)
1957 Rachel Ward, Cornwell Manor England, actress (Thorn Birds)
1958 Gregg Edelman, Chicago IL, actor (Green Card)
1958 Wilfredo Benitez, PR, boxer (world champ at 17y176d)
1959 Cindy Rarick, Glenwood MN, LPGA golfer (1991 Northgate Computer)
1960 Lynn Connelly, Washington DC, LPGA golfer (1988 USX Golf Classic-6th)
1961 Mylene Farmer, Montreal Canada, french singer (Cendres de Lune)
1963 Amy Yasbeck, Cincinnati, actress (Casey Davenport-Wings, Mask)
1965 Silke H”rner, German DR, swimmer (world record 100m-breast stroke)
1965 Vernon Maxwell, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
1966 Darren E Burrows, Kansas, actor (Ed Chigliak-Northern Exposure)
1967 Pat Listach, Natchitoches LA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
1967 Rob Eiter, Chicago Ill, 105« lbs/48 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)
1968 Larry Laronde, US funk metal bassist (Primus-Frizzle Fry)
1970 Rebecca Joyce, Australia, rower (Olympics-96)
1971 Terry Dehere, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
1972 Amy Locane, NJ, actress (Sandy Harling-Melrose Place)
1972 Cady Cantrell, Lanett AL, playmate (Apr, 1992)
1975 Tom Carroll, actor (J T Adams-Swan's Crossing)
1977 James Louis McCartney, son of Paul & Linda McCartney
1981 Jered Guzman, Garden Grove Calif, pairs skater (& Natalie Vlandis)

Events


490 BC Athenians defeat 2nd Persian invasion of Greece at Marathon.
490 BC Athenians defeat 2nd Persian invasion of Greece at Marathon.
1015 Henry I becomes earl of Leuven
1213 Battle at Muret: Crusade of Simon de Montfort beat Pedro II of Arag¢n
1217 French prince Louis & English king Henry III sign peace treaty
1396 Crusaders under earl of Nevers reaches Nicopolis
1543 Treaty of Venlo: Duke Willem of Gulik & Emperor Charles V
1556 Emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over
1609 Henry Hudson discovers what is now called the Hudson River.
1609 Henry Hudson discovers what is now called the Hudson River.
1624 1st submarine tested (London)
1635 Sweden & Poland sign ceasefire Treaty of Stuhmsdorf
1639 Viceroy Thomas Wentworth sails back to England
1666 -16] Great Fire in London ends, kills 8 [OS=Sept 2]
1673 Prince Willem III occupies Naarden
1683 Turkish troops attacks Vienna overthrows by Polish king Sobieski
1695 NY Jews petition governor Dongan for religious liberties
1703 Emperor Leopold I ends contacts on Spanish heritage
1703 English army under arch duke Charles of Austria lands in Portugal
1720 Isa„k of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor
1722 Russian troops occupy Baku & Derbent on Persia
1733 Polish Landowners select Stanislaw Lesczynski king
1745 Duke of Toscane chosen German emperor Frans I Stefanus
1751 Amsterdam refuses establishment of Jewish ghetto
1758 Charles Messier observes the Crab Nebula and begins catalog.
1758 Charles Messier observes the Crab Nebula and begins catalog.
1758 Charles Messier observes Crab Nebula & begins catalog
1776 Nathan Hale leaves Harlem Heights Camp (127th St) for spy mission
1787 Black Masons form 1st lodge
1814 Battle of North Point fought near Baltimore during War of 1812
1840 Composer Robert Schumann marries Clara Wieck
1857 423 die when "Central America" sinks off Cape Romain SC
1862 Battle of Harpers Ferry VA
1867 2nd synagogue in Cura‡ao, Emanu-El of Willemstad, inaugurated
1876 King Leopold II opens Congo-conference
1878 Cleopatra Needle installed in London
1882 Belgian King Leopold II receives Pierre de Brazza
1885 Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set
1888 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG)
1890 Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Mashonaland (Ft Salisbury)
1895 Defender (US) beats Valkyrie III (Engld) in 10th America's Cup
1901 Arabs attack Gedara Palestine
1907 Lusitania arrives in NYC after 5 day crossing of Atlantic (record)
1908 Winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier
1910 Gustav Mahlers 8th Symphony premieres in Munich with 1028 musicians
1910 World's 1st female cop, Alice Stebbins Wells, appointed (LAPD)
1911 Boston's Cy Young vs Christy Mathewson of Giants, Giants win 9-0
1912 Dutch Olympian Committee forms (NOC)
1914 Yankee shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh, 23, becomes youngest manager
1918 During WW I, US forces launch an attack on German-occupied St Mihiel
1920 7th Olympic games close in Antwerp Belgium
1922 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:35.4)
1923 Britain takes over Southern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co
1925 20th Davis Cup: USA beats France in Philadelphia (5-0)
1927 Sigmund Romberg's musical "My Maryland," premieres in NYC
1928 -17] Hurricane in Florida, kills 6,000
1928 Katharine Hepburn's NY stage debut in "Night Hostess"
1930 Brooklyn catcher Al Lopez hits major league's last recorded bounce HR
1931 51st US Mens Tennis: H E Vines beats George M Lott Jr (79 63 97 75)
1932 Bkln Dodger Johnny Frederick hits his record 6th pinch hit HR
1932 German govt of Papen falls/Reichstag dissolved
1933 Alejandro Lerroux forms new Spanish govt
1933 Dutch parliament accepts ban on uniforms
1934 Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania signs Baltic Entente, against USSR
1935 55th US Mens Tennis: Wilmer L Allison beats Sidney B Wood (62 62 63)
1935 Millionaire Howard Hughes flies his own designed plane at 352.46 mph
1936 50th US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (46 63 62)
1936 56th US Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats J Donald Budge (26 62 86 16 108)
1938 Adolph Hitler demands self-determination for Sudeten Germans in Czech
1940 49 die & 200 injured when Hercules Powder Co plant explodes (NJ)
1940 Italian troops enter Egypt
1940 4 teens, following their dog down a hole near Lascaux France discover 17,000-year-old drawings now known as Lascaux Cave Paintings
1941 First German ship in WW II is captured by US ship (Busko)
1941 First German ship in WW II is captured by US ship (Busko)
1941 1st German ship in WW II captured by US ship (Busko)
1942 Battle of Edson's Ridge begins at Guadalcanal
1942 Free-Poland & Belgium asks pope to condemn nazi-war crimes
1943 Free French lands on Corsica
1943 Waffen-SS (Skorzeny) frees Mussolini at Gran Sasso
1943 German paratroopers, on orders of Adolf Hitler, seize former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini who was being held prisoner by the govt
1944 -16] Hurricane, kills 389 in NC
1944 Noorbeek & Mheer freed
1944 US Army troops entered Germany for 1st time
1946 Court martial convicts Henry de Man to 20 years, in Brussels
1947 Pirate Ralph Kiner hits his record 8th HR in 4 games
1949 Theodor Heuss elected 1st pres/Conrad Adenauer 1st PM of German FR
1950 Belgian govt dismisses all communist civil servants
1952 No‰l Coward's "Quadrille," premieres in London
1953 Khrushchev becomes First Secretary of the Communist Party
1953 Khrushchev becomes First Secretary of the Communist Party
1953 "Carnival in Flanders" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 6 perfs
1953 Brooklyn Dodgers, clinch NL pennant earlier than any other team
1953 Nikita Khrushchev becomes 1st Secretary of USSR Communist Party
1953 Sen John F Kennedy, 36, marries Jacqueline Bouvier, 24
1954 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
1954 Indians sweep Yanks at Municipal Stadium; largest AL crowd (86,563)
1954 WLBZ TV channel 2 in Bangor, ME (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 White Sox win 90th game, 1st time they win this many since 1920
1955 KNTV TV channel 11 in San Jose, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 Black students enter & are barred from Clay Ky elementary school
1957 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus visits US
1958 US Supreme Court orders Little Rock Ark high school to integrate
1958 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1959 Bonanza, horse opera, premiers on television
1959 Luna 1 launched by USSR; 1st spacecraft to impact on the moon.
1959 Bonanza, horse opera, premiers on television
1959 Luna 1 launched by USSR; 1st spacecraft to impact on the moon.
1959 "Bonanza" premieres on NBC-TV
1959 J nos K d r becomes premier of Hungary
1959 Luna 2 launched by USSR; 1st spacecraft to impact on Moon
1960 "Vintage '60" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 8 performances
1961 NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 34,840 m
1961 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1962 Wash Senator Tom Cheney strikes out record 21 Orioles in 16 inn game
1963 WHYY TV channel 12 in Wilmington, DE (PBS) begins broadcasting
1964 1st football game at Shea Stadium, Jets defeat Denver 30-6
1964 Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4«"
1964 Typhoon Gloria strikes Taiwan killing 330, with $17.5 million damage
1965 79th US Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith beats Billie Jean King (86 75)
1965 85th US Mens Tennis: Manuel Santana beats Cliff Drysdale (62 79 75 61)
1965 Hurricane Betsy strikes Florida & Louisiana kills 75
1965 Manuel Santana wins US Tennis Open
1965 Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open
1965 WCEE TV channel 23 in Rockford, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
1966 Gemini XI launched
1966 Gemini XI launched
1966 "Monkees" premieres on NBC-TV
1966 Gemini XI (Charles Conrad & R Gordon) launched for 71-hour flight
1966 KPNE TV channel 9 in North Platte, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 WCES TV channel 20 in Wrens, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 WUSF TV channel 16 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (PBS) 1st broadcast
1966 Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor Mich begins teaching
1968 Albania announces it is withdrawing from the Warsaw Pact
1970 Luna 16 launched; returns samples from Mare Fecunditatis
1970 Luna 16 launched; returns samples from Mare Fecunditatis
1970 1st Concorde lands at Heathrow airport
1970 Luna 16 Launch (Moon Sample Return)
1970 Phyllis Ann George (Texas), 21, crowned 43rd Miss America 1971
1970 Supersonic airliner Concorde lands for 1st time at Heathrow airport
1970 US LSD professor Timothy Leary escapes from Calif jail
1970 USSR launches Luna 16; returns samples from lunar Sea of Fertility
1971 85th US Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Rosemary Casals (64 76)
1971 91st US Mens Tennis: Stan Smith beats Jan Kodes (36 63 62 76)
1972 Ciod War: Icelandic gunboats sink 2 British trawlers in North Sea
1972 Lord Michael Killanin succeeds Avery Brundage as head of Olympics
1973 2 bettors win largest US Daily Double ($19,909.60 in Detroit)
1973 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1974 Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia overthrown.
1974 Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia overthrown.
1974 Coup overthrows Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia (National Day)
1974 Jeff "Skunk" Baxter joins Doobie Brothers
1976 96th US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Bj”rn B”rg (64 36 76 64)
1976 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1976 Seattle Seahawks play 1st regular-season game (St L 30, Sea 24)
1976 White Sox Minnie Minoso, 53, is oldest to get a hit in majors
1978 Fidel Castro visits Addis Abba
1978 Situation comedy "Taxi" premieres on ABC television
1979 Carl Yastrzemski, is 15th to get 3,000 hits
1979 Hurricane Frederick hits Mobile Alabama; 5 die & $23 million damage
1979 Indiana Pacers cut Ann Meyers, 1st woman on an NBA club
1979 Red Carl Yastrzemski gets his 3,000th hit off Yankee Jim Beattie
1980 Military coup under General Kenan Evren in Turkey
1981 95th US Womens Tennis: Tracy Austin beats M Navratilova (16 76 76)
1981 Elizabeth Ward (Arkansas), 20, crowned 54th Miss America 1982
1981 Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1981 Red Sox rookie Bob Ojeda no-hits Yanks for 8 innings before Rick Cerone & Dave Winfield lead off 9th with back-to-back doubles
1982 102nd US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (63 62 46 64)
1982 Gerard Nijboer (2:15:16) & Rosa Mota (2:36:04) win marathon
1982 Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
1983 Albert Rizzo trod water at sea for 108 hours 9 minutes
1983 Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1983 Security guard Victor Gerena robs West Hartford company of $7 million
1983 USSR vetoes UN resolution deploring its shooting down of Korean plane
1984 Country singer Barbara Mandrell is badly injured in a car accident
1984 Cyndi Lauper sings "She-Bop" on Tonight Show
1984 Ethiopia forms socialist republic
1984 NY Met Dwight Goodin sets rookie strike out record at 251
1985 Flight readiness firing of Atlantis' main engines; 20 seconds
1986 240.49 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
1986 Twins fire manager Ray Miller & replace him with coach Tom Kelly
1986 US professor Joseph Cicippio is kidnapped & held hostage in Beirut
1987 101st US Womens Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (76 61)
1987 Ethiopia adopts constitution
1987 Vince Coleman steals his 100th base for 3rd straight year
1988 1st NFL regular-season game played in Phoenix; Cowboys beat Card
1988 Gilbert, strongest hurricane ever (160 mph), devastates Jamaica
1989 Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation
1990 "Les Miserables," opens at Cirkus Theater, Stockholm
1990 Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation
1990 US, England, France, USSR, East & West Germanys sign agreements allowing 2 Germanys to merge
1991 Nolan Ryan's 4-3 victory over Twins is his 312th career win
1991 Space shuttle STS 48 (Discovery 14) launched
1992 106th US Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats A Sanchez Vicario (63 63)
1992 Hurricane Inuki pounds Hawaii
1992 STS-47 (Endeavour 2) launches
1992 Stefan Edberg beats Michael Chang in what is believed to be the longest match in US Open history (5hr 26min)
1993 113rd US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Cedric Pioline (64 64 63)
1993 Donna Andrews wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
1993 Junxia Cheek runs 3000 m ladies world record (8:12.29)
1993 Paul Molitor at 37 is oldest to reach 100 RBIs for 1st time in career
1993 STS-51 (Discovery) launches into orbit
1994 Cessna crashes in White House front yard
1994 Country singer George Jones undergoes triple bypass surgery
1994 Parti Qu‚b‚cois wins parliamentary election
1995 INXS' Michael Hutchence pleads guilty to punching a photographer
1997 NY Met John Olerud hits for the cycle
1999 113th US Womens Tennis:
1999 119th US Mens Tennis:

That's All....

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