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Friday, September 13, 2019.



Birthdays


1157 Alexander Neckum/de Sancto Albano, English theologist/encyclopedist
1520 William Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier
1551 Pandolfo Zallamella, composer
1594 Francesco Manelli, composer
1673 Hercule Brehy, composer
1682 Theodor Christleib Reinhold, composer
1688 Luca Antonio Praedieri, composer
1739 Giuseppe Sigismondo, composer
1739 Grigory Potemkin, army officer, statesman, Catherine II's lover, OS
1751 Henry Kobell, Dutch painter/cartoonist
1755 Oliver Evans, pioneered the high-pressure steam engine.
1755 Oliver Evans, pioneered high-pressure steam engine
1755 Oliver Evans, pioneered the high-pressure steam engine.
1806 Joseph Lewis Hogg, Brig General (Confederate Army), die in 1862
1806 Moritz Ganz, composer
1813 John Sedgwick, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1814 Nicolas Beets, [Hildebrand], Dutch writer (Camera Obscura=
1817 John McAuley Palmer, US Union msj-gen/(Gov-Ill, 1868-72)
1818 Olivier Gloux, [Aimard], Fren world explorer/writer (Grande Flibuste)
1819 Clara Josephine Schumann, [n‚e Wieck], Leipzig Germ, pianist/composer
1836 John McCausland, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1927
1841 Johannes de Koo, Dutch journalist/stage writer
1842 Odon Peter Jozsef de Mihalovich, composer
1846 Richard Kiepert, German cartographer (Africa)
1847 Charles Dupee Blake, composer
1851 Walter Reed, who proved mosquitos transmit yellow fever.
1851 Walter Reed, US Army Surgeon, proved mosquitoes transmit yellow fever
1851 Walter Reed, who proved mosquitos transmit yellow fever.
1857 Milton S. Hershey, US chocolate manufacturer, philanthropist
1857 Milton S Hershey, chocolate manufacturer/philanthropist
1857 Milton S. Hershey, US chocolate manufacturer, philanthropist
1858 Catherinus Elling, composer
1860 Gen. John J. (Blackjack) Pershing, US commander in World War I
1860 John J (Blackjack) Pershing, US commander (WW I)
1860 Gen. John J. (Blackjack) Pershing, US commander in World War I
1862 Dirk Bos, Dutch liberal 2nd Member of parliament
1863 Arthur Henderson, Britain, socialist/disarmament worker (Nobel 1934)
1866 Adolf Meyer, US, psychiatrist/neurologist (pioneered mental hygiene)
1871 Alma Kruger, Pittsburgh PA, actress (Made For Each Other)
1874 Arnold Schoenberg, composer
1874 Arnold Franz Walter Schonberg, Vienna Austria, composer (2nd Quartet)
1874 Arnold Schoenberg, composer
1876 Sherwood Anderson, Winesburg, Ohio, author/publisher (Winesburg)
1882 Henri Potiron, composer
1885 W.J.E. Blaschke --1962
1885 W.J.E. Blaschke --1962
1885 W.J.E. Blaschke --1962
1885 W.J.E. Blaschke --1962
1885 W.J.E. Blaschke --1962
1886 Alain L Lovke, philosopher
1889 Pierre Reverdy, French author/poet (Coeur de ChŠvre)
1894 Anton Roosjen, Dutch politician/NCRV-chairman
1894 John B[oynton] Priestly, author (Good Companions)/wed Jessica Hawkes
1895 Ruth McDevitt, Coldwater Mich, actress (Jo-All in the Family)
1896 Morris Kirksey, US, 4 X 100m (Olympic-gold-1920)
1897 Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer
1899 Anton Constandse, Dutch anarchist/writer
1901 Philip Dorn, Scheveningen Netherlands, actor (I Remember Mama)
1902 Hermine Heijermans, Dutch actress/author
1902 Leland Hayward, US producer (Spirit of St Louis)
1903 Claudette Colbert
1903 Claudette Colbert
1903 Claudette Colbert
1903 Claudette Colbert
1903 Claudette Colbert
1903 Claudette Colbert, [Lily Chauchoin], Paris, actress (Texas Lady)
1904 Gladys George, Patten Maine, actress (Roaring Twenties)
1907 Victor Reinganum, artist
1908 Ray Burns Green, composer
1909 Herbert Berghof, Vienna Austria, actor (Belarus File)
1911 Bill Monroe, Rosine Ky, country singer (Blue Moon of Kentucky)
1912 Reta Shaw, South Paris Maine, actress (Ghost & Mrs Muir)
1913 Roy Engle, Mo, actor (Police Chief-My Favorite Martian)
1914 Leonard Geoffrey Feather, jazz critic/musician
1915 Peter Guy Wykeham-Barnes, fighter Pilot
1916 Roald Dahl
1916 Roald Dahl
1916 Roald Dahl
1916 Roald Dahl
1916 Roald Dahl
1916 Roald Dahl, Norway, sci-fi author (Over to You, Taste, 2 Fables)
1917 Jon Thorarinsson, composer
1917 Robert Eugene Ward, Cleveland Ohio, composer (Pantaloon)
1918 Ray Charles, Chicago, orch leader (Perry Como)
1920 Carole Mathews, Montgomery Ill, actress (Wilma-Californians)
1923 Reninca, [Ren‚e Lauwers], Flemish author (Seed in the Wind)
1924 Maurice Jarre, Lyons France, composer (Dr Zhivago-Acad Award 1966)
1924 Norman Alden, Fort Worth Tx, actor (Pilaski-Hennesey, Al-Fay)
1924 Scott Brady, Bkln NY, actor (China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar)
1925 Mel Torme
1925 Mel Torme
1925 Mel Torme
1925 Mel Torme
1925 Mel Torme
1925 Gabriel Charpentier, composer
1925 Mel Torm‚, Chic Ill, jazz singer "Velvet Fog" (Jet Set, Night Court)
1926 Emile Francis, NHL player/coach/GM (Rangers, Blues, Whalers)
1928 Ernest L Boyer, educator/chancellor (NY's State Universities-SUNY)
1930 James McLane, US, 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)
1930 Robert Gavron, English publisher/multi-millionaire (St Ives)
1931 Barbara Bain, Chic, actress (Cinnamon-Mission Impossible, Space 1999)
1931 Marjorie Jackson, Australia, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1952) [or Feb 13]
1932 Bengt Hallberg, composer
1933 Arif Melikov, composer
1933 Eileen Fulton, Asheville NC, actress (Our Private World)
1937 Fred Silverman, broadcasting exec (ABC/NBC/CBS)
1938 Judith Martin, Miss Manners
1938 Judith Martin, author/journalist/columnist (Miss Manners)
1938 Judith Martin, Miss Manners
1939 Joyce Arleen Aug‚r, US soprano (Mozart/Matth„us Passion)
1939 Larry Speakes, presidential press secretary
1939 Richard Kiel, Detroit Mich, actor (So Fine, Jaws-Moonraker, Skidoo)
1940 Joyce Schouten, Dutch singer (Fouryo's)
1941 Oscar Arias S nchez, president of Costa Rica (1986- , Nobel 1987)
1942 Bela Karolyi
1942 Bela Karolyi
1942 Bela Karolyi
1942 Bela Karolyi
1942 Bela Karolyi
1943 Ray Elliott, rock pianist/saxophonist (Them)
1944 Peter Cetera, Chicago, lead singer (Chicago-25 or 6 to 4, Old Days)
1944 [Winifred] Jacqueline Bisset, England, actress (Class, Deep, Secrets)
1945 Alain Louvier, composer
1946 Jacqueline Bisset in England, actress (The Deep)
1946 Jacqueline Bisset in England, actress (The Deep)
1948 Nell Carter
1948 Nell Carter
1948 Nell Carter
1948 Nell Carter
1948 Nell Carter
1948 Clyde Kusatsu, Honolulu Hawaii, actor (Ali-Bring 'em Back Alive)
1948 Nell Carter, Birmingham Ala, actress (Nell-Gimme a Break, Lobo)
1951 David Clayton-Thomas, singer (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
1952 Johanna Klier-Schaller, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1976)
1952 Karen Wyman, Bronx NY, singer (Long & Winding Road)
1953 Taryn Power, LA CA, daughter of Tyrone Power/actress (Maria)
1954 Ted Mueller, rock drummer (Axe)
1956 [Joan] Joni Sledge, Phila, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family)
1957 Mark Charles Wiebe, Seaside OR, PGA golfer (1985 Anheuser-Busch)
1958 Ann Dusenberry, Tucson Az, actress (Jaws 2, Lies, Basic Training)
1959 Jean Smart, Seattle Wash, actress (Charlene-Designing Women)
1962 Brian Andrew Fowler, Christchurch NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1962 Grady Neal Lancaster, Smithfield NC, PGA golfer (1994 Byron Nelson)
1964 Peter Remie, soccer player (NAC)
1965 Zak Starsky, rock drummer, son of Beatle Ringo
1966 Igor Kravchuk, Ufa Russia, NHL defenseman (Team Russia, St Louis)
1967 Michael Johnson, Dallas Tx, 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96)
1968 Bernie Williams, San Juan Puerto Rico, outfielder (NY Yankees)
1968 Brad Johnson, NFL quarterback (Minn Vikings)
1968 Chris Morris, CFL tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)
1968 Denny Neagle, Prince Georges Cnty, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)
1969 Igor Kravchuk, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators, Russia Oly-Sil-98)
1970 Marc Latupeirissa, soccer player (Willem II)
1971 Goran Ivanisevic, Crotia, tennis star (1994 Wimbledon finalist)
1971 Nancy Anne Roberts, Miss Vermont USA (1996)
1971 Richie Anderson, NFL running back (NY Jets)
1971 Stella Nina McCartney, daughter of Paul & Linda McCartney
1971 Ted Drury, Boston Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)
1973 Brian Evans, NBA forward (Orlando Magic)
1973 Philip Dulebohn, Washington DC, figure skater (1997 Eastern Sr - 3rd)
1974 Travis Knight, NBA center (Boston Celtics)
1975 Patricia Spehar, Miss France Universe (1997)
1975 Sean McClain, Dayton Ohio, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1977 Fiona Apple, in New York
1977 Fiona Apple, in New York
1977 Fiona Apple, in New York
1977 Fiona Apple, in New York
1977 Fiona Apple, in New York
1980 Ben Savage
1980 Ben Savage
1980 Ben Savage
1980 Ben Savage
1980 Ben Savage
1980 Ben Savage, actor (Little Monsters, Wild Palms)

Events


122 Building begins on Hadrian's Wall
604 Sabinian begins his reign as Pope replacing Pope Gregory the Great
1125 Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg crowned as German king Lotharius III
1515 -14] Battle at Marignano: France beats Habsburgers & Pope Leo X
1549 Pope Paul III signs Council of Bologna
1553 English Hugh Latimer arrested
1556 Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain
1574 Turkish fleet recaptures Tunis
1579 Breda forms Union of Utrecht
1625 16 Rabbis (including Isiah Horowitz) are imprisoned in Jerusalem
1631 Admiral Tholen conquerors 30+ Spanish frigates
1663 1st serious slave conspiracy in colonial America (Virginia)
1743 England, Austria & Savoye-Sardinia sign Treaty of Worms
1751 England signs Austrian & Russian alliance
1759 British beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)
1775 Gotthold Lessing's "Die Juden," premieres in Frankfurt-am-Main
1787 Prussian army moves into Netherlands
1788 New York City becomes the capitol of the United States.
1788 New York City becomes the capitol of the United States.
1788 NY City becomes 1st capital of US
1789 1st loan to US Govt (from NYC banks)
1791 France's King Louis XVI accepts constitution
1800 Cura‡ao in English hands (until Jan 1803)
1847 American-Mexican war: US Gen Winfield Scott captures Mexico City
1849 1st US prize fight fatality (Tom McCoy)
1858 Hamburg-US ship Austria catches fire & sinks, 471 die
1861 1st naval battle of Civil War, Union frigate "Colorado" sinks privateer "Judah" off Pensacola, Fla
1867 Gen E R S Canby orders SC courts to impanel blacks jurors
1869 Jay Gould & James Fisk attempt to control US gold market
1881 Lewis Latimer invents & patents electric lamp with a carbon filament
1882 Battle at Count el-Kebir: British troops invade Egypt
1883 Cleveland Hugh Daily no-hits Phila 1-0
1883 Hugh Daily, a one-armed pitcher for Cleveland (Forest City), tosses 1-0 no-hitter against Phila
1890 Cecil Rhodes' colonies hoist Union Jack in Mashonaland & Salisbury
1898 20,000 Paris construction workers go on strike
1898 Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film
1906 First airplane flight in Europe.
1906 First airplane flight in Europe.
1906 1st airplane flight in Europe
1907 Interprovincial Rugby Football union (Big Four) forms with Hamilton Tigers, Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Rough Riders & Montreal Foot Ball
1909 Ty Cobb clinches AL HR title with his 9th HR (all inside-the-park)
1910 Regina Rugby Club forms
1918 Train accident at Weesp Neth, kills 42
1919 Guy Bolton & George Middleton's "Adam & Eve," premieres in NYC
1922 136.4řF (58řC), El Aziziyah, Libya in shade (world record)
1923 With Spain's king Alfonso XIII assist, army coup under de Rivera
1924 19th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (5-0)
1925 1st US University for Blacks, Xavier University, opens in New Orleans
1925 Bkln Dodger Dazzy Vance no-hits Phillies, 10-1
1927 Yanks clinch pennant, Ruth hits 2 HRs (52 en route to 60)
1927 Waite Hoyt became only 20 game winner of 1927 Yankees
1928 KOH-AM in Reno NV begins radio transmissions
1930 50th US Mens Tennis: J H Doeg beats Francis Shields (10-8 16 64 16-14)
1930 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 20,000m (1:04:38.4)
1930 Tommy Armour wins PGA golf tournament
1930 Winnipeg Rugby Football Club 1st game, loses to St John's Rugby, 7-3
1931 Capt G H Stainworth flies world speed record (655 kph)
1931 Right-radical coup of Dr Pfrimer fails in Austria
1932 NY Yankees clinch their 7th AL pennant
1934 Judge Landis sells World Series broadcast rights to Ford for $100,000
1936 Cleve Bob Feller strikes out then record 17 in a game (vs Phila A's)
1938 Alexander Cartwright selects to Baseball's Hall of Fame
1939 Igor Stravinsky invents 1st helicopter
1940 Buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs
1940 Italian troops under Marshal Graziani attack Egypt
1942 Battle of Edson's Ridge (2nd Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal
1942 Cubs shortstop Leonard Merullo makes 4 errors in 1 inning
1942 German forces attack Stalingrad
1943 Chiang Kai-shek became president of China
1943 German counter attack at Salerno
1943 Having been Generalissimo since 1928, Chiang Kai-shek elected pres
1944 30th Infantry division of US 1st Army frees Margraten
1944 Last transport out camp Westerbork to Bergen Belsen
1944 US 28th Infantry division opens assault on Siegfried line/Westwall
1946 Boston Red Sox clinch AL pennant
1947 WPVI TV channel 6 in Philadelphia, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1948 Margaret Chase Smith (R-Me) elected senator, 1st woman to serve in both houses of Congress
1949 Ladies Pro Golf Association of America formed in NYC
1951 St Louis Cards beat NY Giants 6-4 (rescheduled from 9/12) then at night lose to Boston Braves 2-0
1952 Adolfo Ruiz Cortinez elected president of Mexico
1953 Nikita Khrushchev appointed 1st secretary-general of USSR
1953 Pitcher Bob Trice is 1st black to play on Phila A's
1954 Reds Ted Kluszewski scores a run in record 17 consecutive games
1954 WPBN TV channel 7 in Traverse City, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1956 Dike around Dutch polder Eastern Flevoland closes
1956 Stravinsky's "Canticum Sacrum," premieres in Venice
1958 Braves Warren Spahn is 1st lefty to win 20 or more games 9 times
1958 Queen Juliana christens passenger ship Rotterdam
1959 Soviet Lunik 2 becomes 1st human-made object to crash on moon.
1959 Soviet Lunik 2 becomes 1st human-made object to crash on moon.
1959 73rd US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Christine Truman (61 64)
1959 79th US Mens Tennis: Neale Fraser beats Alejandro Olmedo (63 57 62 64)
1959 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Memphis Golf Open
1959 USSR's Luna 2 becomes 1st probe to contact another celestial body
1960 Dutch 1st Chamber condemns soccer-law
1961 "Car 54 Where are You?" premieres on TV
1961 Battles between UN & Katanga troops in Congo
1961 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1961 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1961 Unmanned Mercury-Atlas 4 launched into Earth orbit
1963 The Outer Limits premiers
1963 The Outer Limits premiers
1963 "Outer Limits" premieres on ABC TV
1963 Barbra Striesand & Elliot Gould marry
1963 Jim Bouton's 20th win clinches Yanks 28th pennant
1963 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1964 3rd sitting of 2nd Vatican council opens in Rome
1964 78th US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Carole Graebner (61 60)
1964 84th US Mens Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Frederick S Stolle (64 62 64)
1964 Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Ladies' Golf Open
1964 St Louis is 1st NL to score runs in every game since 1923, win 15-2
1964 WKEF TV channel 22 in Dayton, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
1965 Beatles release "Yesterday"
1965 Beatles win 1st Grammy, for Best Group of 1964
1965 Today Show's 1st totally color broadcast
1965 Willie Mays's 500th HR (off Don Nottebart), Giants 11th straight win
1966 Johannes Balthazar Vorster sworn in as premier of South Africa
1968 Albania leaves Warsaw pact
1969 Baltimore Orioles, win earliest AL Eastern division title
1969 Bobby Bonds is baseballs 4th 30-HR, 30-steal player
1969 Plastic Ono Band's (John, Yoko & Eric Clapton) 1st live performance
1970 1st NYC Marathon won by Gary Muhrcke in 2:31:38
1970 84th US Womens Tennis: M Smith Court beats Rosemary Casals (62 26 61)
1970 90th US Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Tony Roche (26 64 76 63)
1970 IBM announces System 370 computer
1970 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Wendell-West Golf Open
1970 Palestine guerillas conquer Irbid Jordania
1971 11 guards & 31 prisoners die in take over at Attica State Prison
1971 Frank Robinson hits his 500th HR
1971 Nikita Krushchev, Soviet premier, buried in Moscow
1971 WIIQ TV channel 41 in Demopolis, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1971 World Hockey Association forms
1972 1st TV broadcast of "Waltons" on CBS
1973 ABC announces it obtained TV rights for 1976 Olympics
1973 Congress passes & sends a bill to Nixon to lift football's blackout
1973 Syrian/Israeli dogfight over Mediterranean Sea
1974 -17] 3 Japanese kidnap French ambassador in Hague
1974 1st broadcast of "Rockford Files" on NBC-TV
1974 Phillies set NL record, using 27 players in a game, St Louis uses 24, tying record of 51. Phils win 7-3 in 17
1974 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1975 -27] Hurricane Eloise, kills 71 in Caribbean & US
1976 2nd Enterprise, approach & lands Test Cricket (ALT) flight (5m28s)
1977 1st TV viewer discretion warning-Soap
1977 2nd Test Cricket of Space Shuttle Enterprise
1977 General Motors introduces 1st US diesel auto (Oldsmobile 88)
1978 1st flight of McDonnell Douglas F-18A Hornet
1978 NY Yanks win to gain sole possession of 1st place from 14 games back
1979 China PR performs nuclear test
1979 South Africa grants Venda independence (Not recognized out of S Afr)
1980 1st United Negro College Fund
1981 101st US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Bj”rn B”rg (46 62 64 63)
1981 33rd Emmy Awards: Taxi, Hill St Blue, Judd Hirsh & Isabel Sanford wins
1981 April Moon sets women's handbow distance record of 1,039 yds & 13"
1981 Atlanta Falcons tie record of 31 points in 4th quarter (vs Green Bay)
1981 Jan Stephenson wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1981 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1982 50 die in Spantax Airlines DC-10 on takeoff from Malaga, Spain
1982 Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game
1983 Dan Quisenberry record 39th season save
1983 Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1983 Oakland's Rickey Henderson 3rd straight 100 steals for season
1983 Steve O'Shaughnessy scores 100 in 35 mins, Lancs v Leics
1983 US mint strikes 1st gold coin in 50 years (Olympic Eagle)
1984 STS 41-G launch vehicle moves to launch pad
1984 Simon Peres forms Israeli govt with Likoed
1985 2nd MTV Awards: Bruce Springsteen
1985 John Williams introduces new Today Show theme
1986 Bert Blyleven gives up a record 44 HRs in a season
1986 Kellye Cash (Tenn), 21, crowned 60th Miss America 1987
1987 Cesium-137 stolen from abandoned hospital in Rio de Janeiro
1987 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship
1987 Paul Lynch of Great Britain does 32,573 push-ups in 24 hours
1988 10th time, 4 players hit baseball major-league record grand slams
1988 9 hard/software manufacturers announce EISA computer bus in NY
1988 Gilbert is strongest (26.13 barometer) hurricane in Western Hemisphere
1989 "Les Miserables," opens at Fisher Theatre, Detroit
1989 Desmond Tutu leads biggest anti-apartheid protest march in S Africa
1989 Fay Vincent elected baseball's 8th commissioner
1990 Commuter train at Johannesburg South Africa attacked, 36 die
1990 Iraqi troops storm residence of French ambassador in Kuwait
1990 Robert E Nederlander appointed NY Yankee managing general partner
1990 Senate Judiciary Com opens hearing on confirmation of David Souter
1991 55 ton concrete beam falls in Montreal's Olympic Stadium
1991 Joe Carter is 1st to have 3 consec 100-RBI seasons with 3 differ teams
1991 Joe Coleman 3rd 100 RBI season in a row 3 teams (Cleve, SD & Toronto)
1991 Kim Zmeskal is 1st American to win a medal at World Gymnastics Championships, she wins the gold with 39.848 pts
1992 112th US Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Pete Sampras (36 64 76 62)
1992 NY Giants trailing Dallas Cowboys 34-0 in 3rd, lose 34-28
1992 Nancy Lopez wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
1992 Steffan Edberg beats Pete Sampress to win US Open
1993 Israeli min of Foreign affairs Peres & PLO-Abu Mazen sign peace accord
1993 Junxia Cheek runs ladies world record 3000m (8:06.11)
1993 Queens NY begins required recycling
1994 George Burns, undergoes surgery to drain fluid from his brain
1994 Space probe Ulyssus passes south pole of Sun
1996 Phil Simmons scores 171 & takes 6-14 for Leics v Durham
1997 Carolina Hurricane's 1st exhibition game beat NY Islanders 4-1
1997 Katherine Shindle (Ill), 24, crowned 71st Miss America 1998
1998 112th US Womens Tennis
1998 118th US Mens Tennis
1998 SAFECO Golf Classic

That's All....

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