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Saturday, September 14, 2019.



Birthdays


1486 Agrippa von Nettesheim, German occultist/alchemist/royal astrologer
1531 Philipp Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German geography/cartographer
1547 Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch Grand Pensionary
1644 Gijsbert Cuper, Dutch classicist/regent
1722 Joseph Paul Ziegler, composer
1732 Franz Josef Haydn, Austria, composer (Die Sch”pfung)
1737 Johann Michael Haydn, composer
1742 James Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
1748 Johann Paul Schulthesius, composer
1760 M Luigi CZS Cherubini, Italian prodigy/composer
1761 Pavel Lambert Masek, composer
1768 Georg Johann Schinn, composer
1792 Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane
1817 Theodor Storm, German judge/author (Imense China)
1819 Henry Jackson Hunt, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1889
1835 J A de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands (Died 1940)
1835 Joseph Hayes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1912
1835 YES de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands (Died 5/30/1940)
1836 Abraham PC Van Karnebeek, Dutch Foreign Minister (Liberal, 1918-27)
1838 John Pelham, Major (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1840 George Elbridge Whiting, composer
1849 Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist, pioneer in psychology
1849 Ivan Pavlov, Russia, physiologist/pioneer in psychology (Nobel 1904)
1849 Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist, pioneer in psychology
1864 Lord Cecil of Chelwood, helped form League of Nations, Nobel 1937
1864 Lord Cecil of Chelwood, UK, help form League of Nations (Nobel 1937)
1864 Robert Cecil, viscount of Chelwood (Nobel 1937)
1864 Lord Cecil of Chelwood, helped form League of Nations, Nobel 1937
1867 Charles Dana Gibson, illustrator, drew "Gibson Girl"
1867 Charles Dana Gibson, illustrator, drew "Gibson Girl"
1867 Charles Dana Gibson, illustrator, drew "Gibson Girl"
1879 Margaret Sanger, feminist/nurse/birth control proponent
1880 Paul Fechter, German writer (Der Zauberer Gottes)
1882 Harald Fryklof, composer
1883 Margaret Sanger, feminist, nurse, birth control proponent
1883 Martin Dibelius, German theologist (Die Lade Jahwes)
1883 Margaret Sanger, feminist, nurse, birth control proponent
1885 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto)
1886 Jan Garrique Masaryk, Czech, statesman/minister to London (1918-35)
1887 Karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist
1887 Stanley "Midnight Assassin" Ketchel, HW boxing champ (1908-10)
1899 Hal Wallis, movie producer (Maltese Falcon, Barefoot in the Park)
1900 Sidney Marion, MA, entertainer
1904 Anton Zischka, Austrian writer (Lebendiges Europa)
1904 Gaston Vandermeulen, Flemish actor (Heilig Experiment)
1904 Richard Mohaupt, Breslau Germany, composer (Bucolica)
1905 Clayton Moore, (Lone Ranger)
1905 Clayton Moore, (Lone Ranger)
1907 A Cecil Snyder, Chief Justice of Puerto Rico
1907 Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS)
1908 Bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show)
1908 Clayton Moore, Chicago Ill, actor (Lone Ranger)
1910 Gaston Deferre, French politician
1910 Lehman Engel, Jackson Miss, conductor/comp (Streetcar Named Desire)
1910 Rolf Liebermann, Zrich Switzerland, composer (Leonore)
1913 Jacobo Arbenz, president of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by CIA
1914 Kay Medford, NYC, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love)
1914 Michael Spisak, composer
1914 Pietro Germi, Genoa Italy, actor/director (Divorce Italian Style)
1915 Douglas Kennedy, NY, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold)
1916 Eric Bentley, England, critic/writer (In Search of Theater)
1918 Jack Somack, Chic Ill, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show)
1919 Deryck Victor Cooke, composer
1920 Bud Palmer, Hollywood Calif, NBAer (NY Knicks)/sportscaster
1921 Hughes Rudd, TV newscaster (CBS/ABC)
1922 Michel Auclair, [Vujovic], Germany, actor (Story of a Love Story)
1924 Jerry Coleman, 2nd baseman/sportscaster (NY Yankees, SD Padres)
1924 John Michael Grimes, set Designer
1925 M L de Braauw, Dutch minister (DS'70)
1925 Ruth Mompati, S Afr sec of Nelson Mandela/W Sisulu
1926 Hovhannes Gorgeni Ter-T'at'evosyan, composer
1926 Richard Elsasser, composer
1928 Albert Shanker, American labor leader (Amer Fed of Teachers)
1928 Angus Ogilvy, son of English princess Alexandra
1928 John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer/climber
1929 John Gutfreund
1929 Mel Hancock, (Rep-R-Missouri)
1932 Harry Sinden, NHL player/coach (Team Canada)
1932 Joshua Culbreath, Penn, 400m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1956)
1933 Harve Presnell
1933 Harve Presnell
1933 Harve Presnell
1933 Harve Presnell
1933 Harve Presnell
1933 Harve Presnell, Modesto Calif, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown)
1933 Zoe Caldwell, Australia, actress (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie)
1934 Hans Faverey, Dutch poet
1934 Kate Millett, St Paul Minn, feminist/author (Sexual Politics)
1934 Sarah Kofman, philosopher
1936 Stan Williams, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers)
1936 Terence Daniel Donovan, photographer
1938 Nicol Williamson
1938 Nicol Williamson
1938 Nicol Williamson
1938 Nicol Williamson
1938 Nicol Williamson
1938 Nicol Williamson, Scotland, actor (Excalibur, Robin & Marian, Spawn)
1938 Walter Koenig, Chicago Ill, actor (Checkov-Star Trek)
1939 DeWitt T Weaver Jr, Danville KY, PGA golfer (1972 Southern Open)
1939 Piet R Stoffelen, Dutch ambassador/MP (PvdA)
1940 Larry Brown, NBA player/NBA coach (NY Knicks)
1940 Leo H Ferrier, Suriname writer (Atman)
1942 Kuldar Sink, composer
1942 Oliver Eugene Lake, composer
1944 Joey Heatherton
1944 Joey Heatherton
1944 Joey Heatherton
1944 Joey Heatherton
1944 Joey Heatherton
1944 Joey Heatherton, Rockville Center NY, dancer/actress (Bluebeard)
1947 Sam Neill
1947 Sam Neill
1947 Sam Neill
1947 Sam Neill
1947 Sam Neill
1947 Joan Thirkettle, journalist
1947 Jon "Bowser" Bauman, Queens NY, singer (Sha Na Na)
1947 Sam Neill, Northern Ireland, actor (Jurassic Park, Dead Calm, Piano)
1947 Wolfgang Schwartz, Austria, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1968)
1948 Fred "Sonic" Smith, guitarist
1949 Steve Gaines, Seneca Mo, rock vocalist (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
1950 Paul Kossoff, London England, rock guitarist (Free)
1951 Eugene H Trinh, Saigon Vietnam, PhD/astronaut (STS 50)
1952 Margit Schumann, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1976)
1954 Barry Cowsill, Newport RI, rock bassist (Cowsills-We Can Fly)
1956 Joe Penny, London, actor (Gangster Wars, Riptide, Jake & the Fatman)
1957 Jerry Don Gleaton, baseball player
1957 Tim Wallach, Huntington Park, infielder (California Angels)
1958 John Bennett Herrington, Wetumka OK, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut
1959 Mary Crosby, LA Calif, actress (Kristin-Dallas, Ice Pirates)
1959 Morten Harket, Konigsberg Norway, rocker (Aha-Take on Me)
1960 Anthony Addabbo, actor (Jason-Generations)
1961 Antonia De Sancha, London England, lover of Brit MP David Mellor
1963 Antonia Real, Spain, 400m freestyle (Olympic-1976)
1963 Jaromir Dragan, Liptovsky CZE, hockey goalie (Team Slovakia 1998)
1964 Faith Ford, Louisiana, actress (Another World, Corky-Murphy Brown)
1964 Kurt Gouveia, NFL linebacker (Phila Eagles)
1965 Troy Neel, baseball player
1967 John Smit, soccer player (NAC)
1968 Dan Cortese, actor/TV host (Jess Hanson-Melrose Place)
1968 Ginger Helgeson Nielson, St Cloud Minn, tennis star
1968 Pete Chilcutt, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1970 Satoshi Kojima, wrestler (NJPW)
1971 Jonathan "Adam" Holland, Philadelphia, rower (Olympics-1996)
1971 Kimberly Williams, actress (Father of the Bride)
1971 Mario Henry, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons)
1972 David Bell, Cincinnati Ohio, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
1972 Donnell Bennett, NFL fullback (KC Chiefs)
1973 Terrell Fletcher, NFL running back (SD Chargers)
1975 Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton canonized as 1st US-born saint

Events


National Boss/Employee Exchange Day
National Boss/Employee Exchange Day
891 Stephen V ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1163 Pastor Frederik forms convent at Mariengaarde Friesland
1515 Battle at Marignano ends in French/Venetian victory
1544 Charles & Fran‡ois I sign Peace of Cr‚py
1629 Spanish garrison surrenders to prince Frederik Henry
1662 Netherlands & England sign peace treaty
1666 St Paul's in London destroyed by fire
1716 1st lighthouse in US is lit (in Boston Harbor).
1716 1st lighthouse in US is lit (in Boston Harbor).
1716 1st lighthouse in US lit (Boston Harbor)
1741 George Frederick Handel finishes "Messiah" oratorio, after working on it non-stop for 23 days
1752 England and colonies adopt Gregorian calendar, 11 days disappear.
1752 England and colonies adopt Gregorian calendar, 11 days disappear.
1752 US & England adopts Gregorian calender (no Sept 3-Sept 13th)
1759 Austrian troops occupy Dresden
1807 Aaron Burr acquitted of a misdemeanor charge
1812 Napoleon occupies Moscow.
1812 Napoleon occupies Moscow.
1812 Napoleon occupies Moscow & fires start (fire extinguished on the 19th)
1814 Francis Scott Key inspired to write 'The Star-Spangled Banner'.
1814 Francis Scott Key inspired to write 'The Star-Spangled Banner'.
1814 Francis Scott Key inspired to write "Star-Spangled Banner"
1829 Peace of Adrianopel: ends Russian-Turkish war
1830 Princess WFLC Marianne marries Albrecht of Prussia
1834 Charles Darwins company passes Tagua-tagua-more Chile
1847 US troops capture Mexico City.
1847 US troops capture Mexico City.
1847 US Marines under General Scott enter Mexico City (halls of Montezuma)
1848 Alexander Stewart opens 1st US dept store
1852 18th Postmaster General: Samuel D Hubbard of Conn takes office
1854 Allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea
1856 Battle of San Jacinto, Nicaragua defeats invaders
1862 Battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops chases away Confederates
1862 Battle at South Mountain: Union troops chases away Confederates
1862 Battle of Munfordsville KY
1862 Federal troops escape from beleaguered Harpers Ferry West Virginia
1862 Skirmish at Mountain MD (Boonesboro, Crampton's Gap, Fox's Gap)
1868 Golf's 1st recorded hole-in-one (Tom Morris at Prestwick's 8th hole)
1872 Britain pays US $15« M for damages during Civil War
1876 Henry Morton Stanley's expedition leaves Rwanda
1876 Leopold II closes Congo-conference
1882 British General Wolseley reaches Cairo
1886 The typewriter ribbon is patented.
1886 The typewriter ribbon is patented.
1886 George K Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee patents typewriter ribbon
1891 "Empire State Express" train goes from NYC to East Buffalo, a distance of 436 miles, in a record 7H6M
1892 AP Giannini marries Clorinda Cuneo
1894 Hottentotten uprising in Southwest-Africa fails
1899 While in New York, Henry Bliss becomes 1st automobile fatality
1899 While in New York, Henry Bliss becomes 1st automobile fatality
1899 Henry Bliss becomes 1st automobile fatality (NY)
1903 NY Giant Red Ames no-hits St Louis, 5-0 in a 5 inning game
1905 Albert Cuypstrat street market in Amsterdam inaugurated
1905 Dutch AR-politician AWF Idenburg named governor of Suriname
1905 RAC Tourist Trophy, 1st run, on Isle of Man
1913 27th US Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Dorothy Green (62 75)
1913 Cubs Larry Cheney hurls record 14-hit shutout against Giants (7-0)
1914 German staff-chief von Moltke replaces von Falkenhayn
1914 German troops withdraw from Aisne/invent trenches
1916 Christy Mathewson pitches & wins his final game
1917 Kerenski regime declares Russian republic
1917 Provisional government of Russia forms, Republic proclaimed
1919 British regime forbids Sinn Fein D il
1923 Jack Dempsey KOs Luis Firpo in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
1923 Miguel Primo de Rivera becomes dictator of Spain
1923 Red Sox 1st baseman George Burns pulls off an unassisted triple play
1924 Walter Johnson elected AL MVP
1926 Guido Companions birthplace as a museum opens
1929 49th US Mens Tennis: Bill Tilden beats Francis Hunter (36 63 46 62 64)
1929 A's clinch AL pennant with a 5-0 win over White Sox
1930 Detroit Lions (as Portsmouth Spartans) play 1st NFL game, win 13-6
1930 Nazis gain 107 seats in German election
1932 Military coup in Chile under Arturo Alessandri
1933 2 billion board feet of lumber destroyed in Tillamook Oregon fire
1933 Schaduwproces-Rijksdagbrand opens in London
1936 Paul Waner ties Rogers Hornsby's NL record of 200 hits for 7 times
1938 Graf Zeppelin II, world's largest airship, makes maiden flight
1939 British fleet attacks German U-39 boat
1939 Minister Winston Churchill visits Scapa Flow
1940 Congress passes 1st peace time draft law.
1940 Congress passes 1st peace time draft law.
1940 Congress passes 1st peace-time conscription bill (draft law)
1940 German bomb hits shelter in Chelsea; 100s die
1942 Battle of Edson's Ridge (Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal
1942 German troops occupy train station Stalingrad-1
1942 Yanks clinch pennant #13
1943 Comedians Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara marries
1943 Yanks clinch pennant #14
1944 6,500 Dutch/Indonesian captives sent to Junyo Maru
1944 Gulpen, Meerssen & Maastricht freed
1944 Hurricane hits New England: 389 die
1944 US 28th Infantry division occupies 1.5 km of Roscheid
1944 US 4th Ivy League Inf division pushes through Westwall
1947 61st US Womens Tennis: A Louise Brough beats M O duPont (86 46 61)
1947 67th US Mens Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Frank A Parker (46 26 61 60 63)
1948 Gerald Ford upsets Rep Bartel J Jonkman in Mich 5th Dist Rep primary
1948 Ground breaking ceremony for UN world headquarters
1948 Milton Berle starts his TV career on Texaco Star Theater
1950 Western allies rearm West Germany
1951 Giant's Bob Niemans homers on his 1st 2 at bats
1953 Comedians Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara marry
1953 Yanks clinch 5th straight pennant with 8-5 win over Indians
1954 B Britten's opera "Turn of the Screw," premieres in Venice
1954 Giants' Willie Mays gets 82nd extra-base hit, breaks Mel Ott's record
1954 Hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits NYC, $50 million damage
1954 USSR performs nuclear test
1955 Herb Score sets rookie record of 235 strikeouts (en route 245)
1956 First prefrontal lobotomy performed in Washington DC. Common now.
1956 First prefrontal lobotomy performed in Washington DC. Common now.
1956 1st prefrontal lobotomy performed, Washington DC
1957 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1957 UN resolution deplores & condemns USSR invasion of Hungary
1957 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jackson Golf Open
1958 WTAE TV channel 4 in Pittsburgh, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 Yankees win 24th pennant, & 9th under Casey Stengel
1959 Soviet Union's Luna-2 is 1st spacecraft to land on the Moon
1959 WQEX TV channel 16 in Pittsburgh, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 Chubby Checker's "Twist" hits #1
1960 Coup under Col Joseph-Desir‚ Mobutu in Congo
1960 Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi-Arabia & Venezuela form OPEC
1960 KERA TV channel 13 in Dallas, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) forms
1961 Dmitri Shostakovitch becomes member of CP of USSR
1961 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 Mary Ann Fischer, Aberdeen, SD, gave birth to America's 1st surviving quintuplets, 4 girls & a boy
1964 Walt Disney awarded the Medal of Freedom at the White House
1964 Walt Disney awarded the Medal of Freedom at the White House
1964 WCVE TV channel 23 in Richmond, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1964 Walt Disney awarded Medal of Freedom at White House
1965 "F-Troop" premieres
1965 4th meeting of 2nd Vatican council opened
1967 Melville Abrams Ball Field in Bronx named
1967 Thomas Pell Wildlife Refuge & Sanctuary opens in Bronx
1968 USSR's Zond 5 is launched on first circum lunar flight
1968 USSR's Zond 5 is launched on first circum lunar flight
1968 1st broadcast of "60 Minutes" on CBS-TV
1968 Detroit Tigers' Denny McLain's 30th victory of season
1968 Dmitri Shostakovitch' 12th string quartet, premieres in Moscow
1968 USSR's Zond 5 is launched on 1st circumlunar flight
1969 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wendell-West Golf Open
1969 Males of Swiss kanton Schaffhausen rejects female suffrage
1970 Stevie Miracle marries Rita Wright, [Syreeta]
1971 Cleve Indians & Wash Senators, play 20 innings
1972 "Waltons" TV program premieres
1972 Jason Miller's "That Championship Season," premieres in NYC
1972 West Germany & Poland establish diplomatic relations
1973 Indianapolis is awarded a WHA franchise
1973 Israel shoots down 13 Syrian MIG-21s
1973 Pres Nixon signed into law a measure lifting pro football's blackout
1974 Charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter.
1974 Charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter.
1974 Charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter
1975 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Golf Open
1975 Pope Paul VI declares Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton 1st US saint
1975 Rembrandts "Nightwatch" slashed & damaged in Amsterdam
1975 Robin Yount breaks Mel Ott's record, playing in 242 games as a teen
1977 Christmas Tinto sentenced to 7 years in Robbeneiland South Africa
1978 Braves' Jim Bouton, 38, beats Giants, his 1st win since 1970
1978 Portugal govt of Da Costa falls
1979 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1979 Theodore Coombs completes 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC & back to Yates Center, Ks
1980 "Charlie & Algernon" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 17 perfs
1980 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1980 Dwight Clark begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
1981 Entertainment Tonight premieres on TV
1982 36" snow (Red Lodge, MT)
1982 Cindy Nicholas of Canada makes her 19th swim of English Channel
1982 Trevor Baxter sets skateboard high jump record of 5' 5.7"
1983 US House of Representatives votes, 416 to 0, in favor of a resolution condemning Russia for shooting down a Korean jetliner
1984 1st MTV awards-Bette Midler & Dan Aykroyd host
1985 Susan Akin (Miss), 21, crowned 59th Miss America 1986
1986 Bo Jackson's 1st HR-a 475-foot blast (longest at Royal Stadium)
1986 Bomb attack in Paris, 2 killed
1986 Bomb explosion on airport Kimpo at Seoul, 5 killed
1986 Judy Dickinson wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1986 Saskatchewan & Hamilton play 1st CFL regular-season overtime game
1987 "Les Miserables," opens at Rock Theatre, Vigzinhaz Budapest
1987 107th US Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Mats Wilander (67 60 76 64)
1987 Cal Ripken's streak of 8,243 consecutive innings (908 games) is broken
1987 Ivan Lendl defeat Mats Wilander to win US Tennis Open in 4 hrs 47 mins
1987 Toronto Blue Jays hit a record 10 HRs vs Baltimore Orioles
1988 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1989 Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
1989 Jeff Reardon is 1st to record 30 saves in 5 consecutive seasons
1989 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1990 Ken Griffey, Sr & Jr, hit back-to-back HRs in 1st inning
1991 Carolyn Suzanne Sapp (Hawaii), 24, crowned 65th Miss America 1992
1991 Freshman Marshall Faulk of San Diego State rushed for NCAA record
1991 Magic Johnson weds Erieatha "Cookie" Kelly
1991 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1991 386 yards & scored 7 touchdowns as the Aztecs beat Pacific 55-34
1992 1st subway car completed to be exported from US (to Taiwan)
1994 All 28 baseball owners vote to cancel rest of 1994 season
1996 A's Mark McGwire is 13th player to hit 50-HRs in a season
1996 Dean Headley takes 3rd cricket hat-trick of season, Kent v Hampshire
1996 NY Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 HRs by a catcher
1996 Tara Dawn Holland (Kansas), 23, crowned 70th Miss America 1997
1997 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
1997 Bank One Senior Golf Classic
1997 Chicago Whites Sox retire Carlton Fisk's #72
1997 Karrie Webb wins LPGA SAFECO Classic
1997 Loren Roberts wins CVS Charity Golf Classic with a 266
1998 Week of Fed Cup

That's All....

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