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Monday, September 17, 2018.



Birthdays


879 Charles III (The Simple), king of France (893-923)
879 Charles III, [The Simple], king of France (893-923)
879 Charles III (The Simple), king of France (893-923)
1271 Wenceslas II, king of Bohemia & Poland (1278-1305)
1271 Wenceslas II, king of Bohemia & Poland (1278-1305)
1271 Wenceslas II, king of Bohemia & Poland (1278-1305)
1552 Paul V, [Camillo Borghese], Italy, Pope (1605-21)
1580 Charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange
1580 Francisco Gomez de Quevado y Villegas, poet/satirist (Vida del Busc¢n)
1605 Francesco Sacrati, composer
1619 John Lambert, English general-major/parliament leader
1643 Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury/author
1709 Samuel Johnson, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide)
1711 Ignaz Jakob Holzbauer, composer
1714 Gottlieb W Rabener, German author (Vom Misbrauch of the Satire)
1730 Baron Frederick von Steuben, made the Continental Army winners.
1730 Friedrich WLGA von Steuben, Prus/US inspector-gen of Washington's army
1730 Baron Frederick von Steuben, made the Continental Army winners.
1743 Jean-Marie Caritat, France, mathematician
1743 Marquis de Condorcet, France, enlightenment philosopher
1748 Robert Wainwright, composer
1764 John Goodricke, English astronomer/member Royal Society
1765 Gregory XVI, [Bartolomeo A Cappellari/Mauro], Italy, Pope
1767 Henri-Montan Berton, composer
1774 Joseph Caspar Mezzofanti, Cardinal/linguist (understood 70 languages)
1783 Samuel Prout, water-color painter
1795 Giuseppi Saverio Rafaele Mercadante, composer
1798 Antonia M B Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat
1800 Franklin Buchanan, Admiral (Confederate Navy), died in 1874
1801 Edward William Lane, translator (Thousand & 1 Nights)
1814 Stefano Ronchetti-Molnteviti, composer
1818 Halfdan Kjeruif, composer (Kjerulf)
1819 Jean-Bernard-L‚on Foucault, physicist (pendulum proved Earth rotates)
1819 Marthinus Wessels Pretorius, 1st president (Republic South Africa)
1819 Thomas Andrews Hendricks, (D) 21st US VP; died in office
1820 Earle Van Dorn, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1821 Charles Victor Arthur Saint-Leon, composer
1825 Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, MC (Confederacy), died in 1893
1826 G.F.B. Riemann --1866
1826 G.F.B. Riemann --1866
1826 G.F.B. Riemann --1866
1826 G.F.B. Riemann --1866
1826 G F Berhard Riemann, German mathematician (zeta-function)
1826 G.F.B. Riemann --1866
1834 Edouard Pailleron, French attorney/stage writer
1849 Vaclav Juda Novotny, composer
1850 Ab”lio Manuel Guerra Junqueiro, Portuguese poet (Simple Ones)
1853 Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Patristischen Philosophie)
1854 Hans Mller, music historian
1857 Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, pioneer in rocket & space research
1857 Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, pioneer in rocket & space research
1857 Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, pioneer in rocket & space research
1859 Frank D Adams, Canada geologist/educator
1859 Richard Henry Warren, composer
1861 Owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch)
1869 Christian Lange, Norway, pacifist/internationalist (Nobel 1921)
1874 Ben[jamin] Turpin, US, comic (Uncle Tom Without the Cabin)
1875 Vyacheslav Gavrilovich Karatigin, composer
1877 Jean Hure, composer
1878 Vincenzo Tommasini, composer
1880 D‚sir‚-mile Inghelbrecht, French composer/conductor (Naval)
1882 Anton H Blaauw, Dutch botanist (Perception of Light)
1883 Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson Berners, 14th baron/composer
1883 William Carlos Williams, poet
1884 Bastiaan de Gaay Fortman, Dutch historian/Justice of Cura‡ao
1884 Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Elmira NY, composer (White Peacock)
1885 George Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie)
1885 Uzeir Abdul Huseyn Hajibeyov, composer
1890 Lubov Tchernicheva, Russian ballerina
1891 Leslie Lincoln Henson, actor (Lady Luck, Funny Face, Harvey)
1892 Hendrik F Andriessen, Dutch organist/composer (Ballade of Merel)
1893 Abel J Herzberg, Russ/Dutch writer (Persecution of Jews)
1894 Fay Compton, [Virginia Lillian Emeline Compton], actress (Haunting)
1896 Denise Grey, [Edouardine Verthuy], Turin Italy, actress (Julietta)
1899 Winnie Lightner, Greenport NY, comedienne (Sit Tight, Side Show)
1901 Francis Charles Chinester, yachtsman/aviator
1902 Esther Ralston, Bar Harbor ME, American Venus/actress (Old Ironsides)
1904 Frederick Ashton, British choreographer (Cinderella)
1904 Jerry Colonna, Boston MA, actor (Road to Morocco, Road to Singapore)
1905 Dolores Costello, Pittsburgh PA, actress (Little Lord Fauntleroy)
1905 Hans Freudenthal, Dutch mathematician/director (OW&OC)
1905 Jorge Urrutia Blondel, composer
1906 Junius Richard Jayawardene, president (Sri Lanka, 1978-89)
1907 Desmond Heap, authority on British planning law
1907 Helen Vinson, TX, actress (Transatlantic Tunnel, In Name Only)
1907 Warren E Burger, Minn, Supreme Court chief justice (1969-86)
1908 Franz J A Grothe, German composer
1909 Elizabeth Wilkinson, professor German University College London
1909 Kenneth Darling, Commander-in-chief Allied Forces, Northern Europe
1910 Vernon Thompson, thoracic surgeon
1912 Pauline Parsons, matron in chief (PMRAFNS)
1913 Jorgen Jersild, composer
1914 Shin Kanemaru, politician
1916 Mary [Florence Elinor] Stewart, UK, sci-fi author (Crystal Cave)
1916 Ove J Abildgaard, Danish poet (Uglegylp)
1917 Isang Yun, composer
1917 Lawrence Jacob, Atlantic City NJ, artist (Sanitarium)
1917 Peter Bennett, London, actor (Leonides-Adv of Sir Lancelot)
1918 Chaim Herzog, president (Israel, 1983-93)
1920 Dinah Sheridan, actress (Genevieve, Railway Children)
1920 Marjorie S Holt, (Rep-R-MD, 1973- )
1921 Virgilio Barco Vargas, president of Colombia (1986-90)
1922 Agostinho Neto, poet/president Angola [or Dec 27]
1922 Naomi Datta, geneticist
1922 Ursula Howells, London, actress (Girly, Murder is Announced)
1923 Hank Williams, country singer (Cold, Cold Heart, Hey Good Lookin')
1923 John Hale, linguist
1926 Bill Black, rocker
1926 Donald Acheson, England's chief medical officer
1926 Reginald Marsh, actor (Sicilians, It Happened Here)
1927 George Blanda, Penn, NFL kicker/quarterback (Bears, Oilers, Raiders)
1927 Ted Weiss, (Rep-D-NY, 1977-92)
1928 Roddy McDowall, actor (Planet of the Apes)
1928 Brian Matthew, British disc jockey
1928 Roddy McDowall, London Engld, actor (Planet of Apes, Lord Love a Duck)
1928 Roddy McDowall, actor (Planet of the Apes)
1929 John Stewart-Clark, MEP (C)
1929 Lord Craig of Radley, marshal (RAF)
1929 Stirling Moss, race car driver
1930 Edgar Dean Mitchell, astronaut (Apollo 14)
1930 Thomas P Stafford, astronaut (Gemini 6, 9, Apollo 10)
1930 David Huddleston, Vinton Va, actor (How the West Was Won)
1930 Dorothy Loudon, Cambridge Mass, actress/singer (Garry Moore Show)
1930 Edgar Dean Mitchell, Hereford Texas, Capt USN/astronaut (Apollo 14)
1930 Gwyn Francis, British Forestry commissioner
1930 Thomas P Stafford, Weatherford Ok, USAF/astronaut (Gem 6 9, Ap 10 18)
1930 Edgar Dean Mitchell, astronaut (Apollo 14)
1930 Thomas P Stafford, astronaut (Gemini 6, 9, Apollo 10)
1931 Anne Bancroft
1931 Anne Bancroft
1931 Anne Bancroft
1931 Anne Bancroft
1931 Anne Bancroft
1931 Anne Bancroft, Bronx, actr (Graduate, Miracle Worker)/Mrs Mel Brooks
1933 Charles E Grassley, (Sen-R-Iowa, 1981- )
1933 D A Fenner, British headmaster (Alleyn's School)
1933 Desmond Fennell, British high court judge
1933 Patricia Crowley, Olyphant Pa, actress (Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
1934 Little Milton [Campbell], rocker
1934 Maureen "Little Mo" Connolly, Ca, tennis, 1st woman grand slam (1953)
1934 Orlando Cepeda, Giants player (NL MVP 1967)
1935 Ken Kesey
1935 Ken Kesey
1935 Ken Kesey
1935 Ken Kesey
1935 Ken Kesey
1935 Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)
1935 Timothy Bavin, Bishop of Portsmouth
1936 Jennifer Dickson, artist/photographer
1936 Mischa de Vreede, poetess (Our Eternal Hunger)
1936 Richard Gaskell, solicitor/president (Law Society)
1937 Albertine Sarrazin, French author (L'astragale, La Cavale)
1938 Alec Broers, master (Churchill College Cambridge)
1938 Paul Benedict, Silver City NM, actor (Harry-Jeffersons)
1939 David H Souter, Weir NH, 107th Supreme Court Justice (1990- )
1939 Joseph Mosikili, South African actor/singer
1939 Lamonte McLemore, St Louis Mo, rock vocalist (5th Dimension)
1941 Robert T Matsui, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
1941 William Grut, Sweden, penthalete (Olympic-gold-1948)
1942 Beverly Aadland, Hollywood Cal, Errol Flynns last girlfriend
1942 Desmond Lynam, British sportscaster
1942 Doris Brown-Heritage, US, 800m track star (Olympic-gold-1968)
1943 Samuel T Durrance, Tallahassee Fl, PhD/astronaut (STS 35, STS 67)
1943 Sarah Lucas, theatre administrator
1944 Mary Lou Crocker, LPGA golfer
1944 Reinhold Messner, Italian mountain climber (Mount Everest)
1945 Phil Jackson, Deer Lodge Montana, NBA star (Knicks)/coach (Bulls)
1946 Billy Bonds, British soccer player
1946 Michael Jack, British minister of state-home office
1947 Jeff MacNelly, Puliter Prize-winning cartoonist (Shoe)
1947 Robert Kidd, marine geoscientist
1947 Tessa Jowell, British MP
1948 John Ritter
1948 John Ritter
1948 John Ritter
1948 John Ritter
1948 John Ritter
1948 John Ritter, Burbank Calif, actor (Jack-3's Company, Hearts Afire)
1948 Patricia Kluge, Baghdad Iraq, wife of Billionaire John Kluge
1950 Fee Waybill, Ohaha Neb, rocker (Tubes)
1951 Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson
1951 Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson
1951 Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson
1951 Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson
1951 Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson
1951 Cassandra Peterson, [Elvira], KS, actress (Echo Park, Elvira)
1952 Steve Sanders, Richland Ga, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)
1955 Rita Rudner, comedienne (Funny People)
1955 Scott William Simpson, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1987 US Open)
1957 David Bintley, choreographer
1958 Daniel Nunez, Cuba, weightlifter (Olympic-gold-1980)
1959 Hank Ilesic, Edmonton, CFL punter, place kicker (Edmonton, Toronto)
1960 Hank Baran, San Diego Calif, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Won Mexican)
1960 John Franco, Brooklyn NY, pitcher (NY Mets)
1960 Terry Nihen, Concord Mass, playmate (December, 1983)
1961 Pamela Ann Melroy, Palo Alto Calif, Major USAF/astronaut (sk:STS 92)
1962 Dustin Nguyen, Saigon Vietnam, actor (Harry-21 Jump Street)
1962 Wayne Riley, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer
1963 Masahiro Chono, wrestler (NJPW)
1964 Christian Conrad, actor (Charley Hannah, High Mountain Rangers)
1964 Karen Straker, horse show jumper
1966 Fred Childress, CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders)
1967 Dan Dupuis, Ashcroft BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Canadian Golf)
1967 Derek Ware, NFL tight end (Cin Bengals)
1967 Malik Yoba, actor (NY Undercover-Det JC Williams)
1967 Maurice Hurst, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
1968 Lord Jammer, rocker (Brand Nubian)
1968 Stacey Dillard, NFL defensive tackle (NY Giants)
1968 Suzy Cote, Santa Barbara Calif, actress (Samantha-Guiding Light)
1968 Valeri Zelepukin, NHL forward (NJ Devils, Team Russia Oly-Sil-98)
1969 Keith Flint, singer/musician (Prodigy)
1969 Rob Zamuner, NHL forward (Tampa Bay Lightning, Team Canada 1998)
1970 Al Fontenot, NFL defensive end (Chic Bears)
1970 Ashley Ambrose, NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
1970 Mark Brunell, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970 Wolfgang Kromp, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1971 Annika Duckmark, Miss Universe-Sweden (1996)
1971 David Hynes, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics-1996)
1971 Octus Polk, NFL guard (Chic Bears)
1971 Paul Janssen, soccer player (Fortuna S, NAC)
1972 Allen Williams, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
1972 Darrius Johnson, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1973 David Reid, Phila, light middleweight boxer (Olympics-gold-96)
1974 Bas Leferink, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
1974 Jason Hewitt, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)
1974 Rasheed Wallace, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
1976 Jonathan Nichols, Wilmington Del, dance skater (& Tami Tyler)
1976 Trincy Low, Miss Malaysia Universe (1997)
1977 Becky Turner, Marietta Ga, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)
1977 Latoya Warning, Suriname 4th Miss Teenager (1993)
1977 Tony Goskowicz, Wauwautosa Wis, short track skater (Olympics-1994)

Events


Citizenship Day
Constitution Day
Citizenship Day
Constitution Day
335 Church of Heilig Grave initiated in Jerusalem
642 Arabs conquer Alexandria, library destroyed
1156 Markgraafschap Austria becomes a temple (Privilegium minus)
1394 Jews are expelled from France by order of King Charles VI
1562 Council of Trente takes ecclesiastical canon
1584 Gent surrenders to duke of Parma
1595 Pope Clemens VIII recognizes Henri IV as king of France
1598 Netherland sailors discover Mauritius
1631 Battle of Breitenfeld: King Gustaaf Adolf defeats Gen Tilly
1644 French troops occupy Mainz
1678 France & Spain signs peace treaty
1683 Antonie van Leeuwenhoek reports existence of bacteria
1691 Colony Massachusetts Bay gets new charter
1697 Battle at Zenta: Prince Eugen of Savoye beats Turks
1730 Turkish coup under Mahmud I; Sultan Ahmed III flees
1737 Georg-August University opens in G”ttingen
1745 Edinburg occupied by Jacobites under Young Pretenders
1776 The Presidio of San Francisco was founded as Spanish fort.
1776 The Presidio of San Francisco was founded as Spanish fort.
1776 Presidio of SF forms as a Spanish fort
1778 1st treaty between the US & Indian tribes signed (Fort Pitt)
1787 The Constitution of The United States is adopted.
1787 The Constitution of The United States is adopted.
1787 Prussian troops conquer Gorinchem
1787 US constitution adopted by Philadelphia convention
1789 William Herschel discovers Mimas, satellite of Saturn
1789 William Herschel discovers Mimas, satellite of Saturn
1789 William Herschel discovers Mimas, satellite of Saturn
1796 Pres George Washington delivers his farewell address
1819 1st whaling ship arrives in Hawaii.
1819 1st whaling ship arrives in Hawaii.
1819 1st whaling ship arrives in Hawaii
1835 Charles Darwins lands on Chatham Galapagos-archipelago
1850 Great fire in San Francisco
1859 Man in SF claims himself Norton I, emperor of America
1861 1st day school for freedmen forms at Fortress Monroe Virginia
1861 Hampton Institute forms
1862 Battle of Cumberland Gap, TN-evacuted by Federals
1862 Battle of Mumfordville, KY-US Col J Wilder surrenders city
1862 Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)-bloodiest day of Civil War, 23,110 die
1863 Pope Pius IX encyclical On persecution in New Grenada
1864 Grant approves Sheridan's plan for Shenandoah Valley Campaign
1871 Mont Cenis railway tunnel Switzerland opens
1872 Phillip W Pratt patents his sprinkler system for extinguishing fires
1873 19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University
1876 Race riots in SC
1897 3rd US Golf Open: Joe Lloyd shoots a 162 at Chicago GC in Wheaton Ill
1899 1st British troops leave Bombay for South Africa
1900 Commonwealth of Australia proclaimed
1900 Queen Victoria disbands British parliament
1901 Battle at Blood River Port: Boer Gen Botha beats mjr Goughs cavalry
1901 Battle at Elands River Port: Boer Gen Smuts destroys unit 17th Lancers
1902 US protests anti-semitism in Romania
1903 Boston Pilgrims clinch AL pennant, beating Cleveland, 14-3
1906 Playing as "Sullivan," Columbia U jr Eddie Collins debuts with A's
1908 Thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight
1908 Thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight
1908 Thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight
1911 1st transcontinental airplane flight, NY-Pasadena in 82 hrs 4 min
1911 25th US Womens Tennis: Hazel H Wightman beats F Sutton (8-10 61 97)
1912 Center fielder Casey Stengel breaks in with Brooklyn & hits 4 singles
1916 40,000 Amsterdam demonstrators demand general voting right
1920 Cards set a record of 12 consecutive hits in 4th (10) & 5th (2) innings
1920 National Football League organizes in Canton Ohio 12 teams pay $100 each to join American Prof Football Assn
1922 Bicyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world sprint champ
1922 Radio Moscow begins transmitting (12 KWs-most powerful station)
1923 Sutton Vane's "Outward Bound," premieres in London
1924 Italy signs treaty of Rapallo
1926 Hurricane hits Miami & Palm Beach Florida; about 450 die
1927 47th US Mens Tennis: Rene Lacoste beats William T Tilden (119 63 119)
1927 Charles Lindbergh visits San Francisco
1928 48th US Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats F T Hunter (46 64 36 75 63)
1928 Henri Cochet wins US Tennis Open
1928 Hurricane hits Lake Okeechobee Florida drowning 1,800-2500
1928 Pitcher Ray Boggs hits 3 batters in 1 inning
1929 British troops begin evacuating
1931 1st LP record demonstrated (RCA Victor, NYC), venture failed
1931 Operetta "Victoria & Her Husband," premieres in London
1931 Red Sox Earl Webb sets record with 65 en route to 67 doubles
1934 RCA Victor re leases 1st 33 1/3 rpm recording (Beethoven's 5th)
1934 USSR joins League of Nations (Netherland, Switz & Portugal vote no)
1935 Manuel Luis Quez¢n y Molina chosen 1st president of Philippines
1937 1st NFL game in Washington, DC; Redskins beat NY Giants 13-3
1938 52nd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Nancye Wynne Bolton (60 63)
1938 58th US Mens Tennis: J Donald Budge beats C Gene Mako (63 68 62 61)
1938 British premier Neville Chamberlain leaves Munich
1938 Don Budge wins US Tennis open & completes Grand Slam
1939 German U-29 sinks British aircraft carrier Courageous, 519 die
1939 Poland's president Moscicki & PM Slawoj-Skladkowski flee to Romania
1939 Russia invades Eastern Poland, takes 217,000 Poles prisoner
1939 Soviet Union invades Poland during WW II
1940 Hitler begins invasion of England (operation Seel”we)
1940 Nazis deprive Jews of possessions
1941 Cards' Stan Musial makes his major league debut, going 2-for-4
1943 Load of "ammunition in transit" explodes at Norfolk Naval Air Station
1943 Red Army recaptures Brjansk
1944 British Premier Winston Churchill travels to US
1944 Dutch begin railroad strike against German occupiers
1944 Operation Market Garden: British airborne division lands Arnhem Neth
1946 "Gypsy Lady," opens at Century Theater NYC for 79 performances
1946 "If the Shoe Fits," opens at Century Theater NYC for 20 performances
1947 Jackie Robinson is named Rookie of Year by Sporting News
1947 James Forrestal sworn in as 1st US secretary of defense
1947 US Dept of Defense forms
1948 KCOP TV channel 13 in Los Angeles/Hollywood, CA (IND) begins
1948 WLS TV channel 7 in Chicago, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting
1949 128 die as fire guts Canadian passenger steamer Noronic in Toronto
1949 8th Ryder Cup: US beats Europe, 7-5 at Ganton GC, England
1949 North Atlantic Treaty Council meets for 1st time
1949 WFAA TV channel 8 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
1950 San Francisco 49ers (formerly AAFC) play 1st NFL game, lose 21-17
1951 "Borscht Capades" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 90 performances
1951 Romanian bishop A Pacha of Timisoara sentenced to 18 years
1952 "I am an American Day" & "Constitution Day" renamed "Citizenship Day"
1953 First successful separation of Siamese twins
1953 First successful separation of Siamese twins
1953 1st successful separation of Siamese twins
1953 Ernie Banks becomes Chicago Cubs 1st black player
1954 Rocky Marciano KOs Ezzard Charles in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1955 "Ankles Aweigh" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 176 perfs
1955 Future Hall of Famer Oriole Brooks Robinson goes 2-4 in his 1st game
1956 Black students enter Clay Ky elementary school
1956 Yanks clinch pennant #22 on Mantle's 50th homer of year
1957 KETV TV channel 7 in Omaha, NB (ABC) begins broadcasting
1957 Scott Crossfield takes X-15 up for 1st powered flight
1957 Thailand military coup under marshal Sarit Thanarat
1957 2 male attorneys "stand in" as actress Sophia Loren & producer Carlo Ponti wed by proxy in Juarez, Mexico
1958 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1959 59th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jack Nicklaus
1959 Transit 1A, 1st navigational satellite launched; failed to orbit
1959 Typhoon kills 2,000 in Japan & Korea
1960 "Vintage '60" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 8 perfs
1960 Cuba nationalizes US banks
1961 Minnesota Vikings' 1st NFL game (beat Chicago Bears 37-13)
1961 Samuel Beckett's "Happy Days," premieres in NYC
1961 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1962 Justice Dept files 1st suit to end segregation in public schools
1962 US space officials announce selection of 9 new astronauts
1963 "Fugitive" premieres on ABC TV
1963 Train struck makeshift bus full of migrant workers, killing 32
1964 "Bewitched" premieres on ABC TV
1964 Beatles are paid a then record $150,000 for a concert (Kansas)
1964 Mickey Mantle gets hits #1999, 2000 & 2001 & his 450th HR
1964 Supremes release "Baby Love"
1965 WPHL TV channel 17 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
1966 Cleve pitchers set AL record striking out 19 batters in 1st 9 innings
1967 "Mission Impossible" premieres on CBS-TV
1967 Mount Washington cog railway train derails, kills 8 (NH)
1967 New Orleans Saints 1st NFL game, they lose to LA Rams 27-13
1967 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Shirley Englehorn Golf Invitational
1968 Zond 5 completes circumnavigation of the Moon
1968 Zond 5 completes circumnavigation of the Moon
1968 Gaylord Perry (Giants) no-hits St Louis Cardinals, 1-0
1968 Zond 5 completes circumnavigation of Moon
1970 Jordan launches offensive against guerrilla army
1970 Jordanian King Hussein moves against PLO guerrillas
1970 WSWP TV channel 9 in Grandview, WV (PBS) begins broadcasting
1972 BART begins passenger service
1972 BART begins passenger service
1972 "M*A*S*H," premieres on NBC TV
1972 BART begins passenger service in SF
1972 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Quality First Golf Classic
1972 Tanzania troops march in to Uganda
1974 Courageous (US) beats Southern Cross (Aust) in 23rd America's Cup
1975 Rollout of 1st space shuttle orbiter Enterprise (OV-101)
1976 Amnesty International receives Erasmus-prize
1976 NASA publicly unveils space shuttle Enterprise in Palmdale, Calif
1976 Ringo releases "Ringo's Rotogravure" album
1977 22nd Ryder Cup: US, 12«-13« at Royal Lytham & St Annes England
1977 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1977 Dave Kingman hits his 1st Yankee homer, Reggie hits 2 more
1977 Fleetwood Mac's "Rumors" is #1 for 19th straight week
1978 Begin, Sadat and Carter sign the Camp David accord.
1978 Begin, Sadat and Carter sign the Camp David accord.
1978 30th Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Ed Asner & Sada Thompson win
1978 Begin, Sadat & Carter sign Camp David accord
1978 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
1978 Red Sox finally beat Yanks in Sept 1978, 7-3
1979 Pietro Mennea runs world record 200 m (19.72")
1979 Royals George Brett is 6th to have 20 doubles/triples/HRs in a season
1980 "Divine Madness" starring Bette Midler, premieres
1980 Iraq (Saddam Hussein) signs accord with Algeria
1980 Solidarity labor union in Poland forms
1980 South Korea opposition leader Kim Dae Jung sentenced to death
1980 Oak A's Rick Langford is removed with 2 outs in 9th inning ending his consecutive complete-game streak at 22
1981 Fernando Valenzuela sets NL rookie record with 8th shutout of season
1982 NJ Devils 1st exhibition game, beating Caps 3-1 in Hershey Pa
1983 Chicago White Sox clinch their 1st-ever AL West championship,
1983 Vanessa Williams (NY), 20, crowned 56th Miss America 1984, 1st black
1984 Brian Mulroney sworn in as Canada's 18th PM succeeding John Turner
1984 Dwight Gooden ties record of 32 strikeouts in consecutive games
1984 Reggie Jackson is 13th to hit 500 HRs
1984 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1985 Soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
1985 Soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
1985 Soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
1986 Bomb attack in Paris, 6 killed
1986 Marina Stepanova of USSR sets 400m hurdle woman's record (52.94)
1986 Mets clinch NL East Championship
1986 US Senate confirms William Rehnquist as 16th chief justice
1987 Phila celebrates 200th anniversary of Constitution
1988 24th Olympic games open at Seoul, Korea
1988 Jeff Reardon becomes 1st to record 40 or more saves in both AL & NL
1988 Military coup in Haiti: Lt Gen Avril takes control, Henri Namphy flees
1989 -21] Hurricane Hugo, kills 85 in Charleston SC
1989 41st Emmy Awards: LA Law, Cheers, Dana Delany & Candice Bergen win
1989 Beth Daniel wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1989 Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1989 Hurricane Hugo begins 4 day sweep through Caribbean, killing 62
1989 NYC court of appeals overturns lower court decision & returns America's Cup back to US (from NZ)
1990 Newspaper Guild votes 242-35 to keep NY Post publishing
1990 Soviet Union & Saudi Arabia restore diplomatic ties
1991 4,355 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
1991 UN admits Estonia, Latvia, Lithuiania, North & South Korea, Marshall Islands & Micronesia
1992 Amsterdam stock exchange hits record Ÿ8.8 billion
1992 House votes 280 to 128 to give FCC control of cable TV rates
1992 NFL decides to suspend World League Football
1994 Andy Waller out handled the ball for Mashonaland CD v Mash U24
1994 Heather Whitestone, 21, (Ala), crowned 68th Miss America 1995
1994 Princess Christina separates
1995 "Love! Valor! Compassion!" closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 276 perfs
1995 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1996 Dodger Hideo Nomo no-hits Colo Rockies, 9-0 at Coors Field
1997 Dr Sam Sheppard's body (Fugitive) is exhumed for DNA test

That's All....

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