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Friday, September 21, 2018.



Birthdays


1372 Frederik I van Hohenzollern, monarch of Brandenburg (1417-40)
1415 Frederick III, Innsbruck Austria, German Emperor (1440-1493)
1452 Girolamo Savonarola, monk/reformer/dictator of Florence (1494-98)
1527 Matthaus Ludecus, composer
1706 Jacob Wilhelm Lustig, composer
1728 Louis Emmanuel Eadin, composer
1752 Louise MC, countess of Albany
1756 John Loudon McAdam, created macadam road surface (asphalt)
1756 John Loudon McAdam, created macadam road surface (asphalt)
1756 John Loudon McAdam, created macadam road surface (asphalt)
1760 Gaetano Valeri, composer
1788 Margaret Smith Taylor, 1st lady (1849-50)
1791 Th‚odore G‚ricault, French painter (Easy-going of Medusa)
1817 Carter Littlepage Stevenson, Major General (Confederate Army)
1817 Charles Balmer, composer
1820 Williams Carter Wickham, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1824 Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn, Brig General (Union volunteers)
1827 Michael Corcoran, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1832 Friedrich Wilhelm Langhans, composer
1832 Samuel Sprigg Carroll, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1893
1833 Josef Richard Rozkosny, composer
1840 Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876)
1843 David Emlyn Evans, composer
1849 Edmund Gosse, London, translator/critic (Father & Son)
1853 Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist (liquid helium, Nobel 1913)
1859 Cyriel Buysse, Flemish baron/writer (Sursum Corda, Ace Knave)
1866 H.G. Wells, futurist, writer, (War of the Worlds).
1866 Charles Jean Henri Nicolle France, bacteriologist (Nobel-1928)
1866 H[erbert] G[eorge] Wells, Bromley England, author (Time Machine)
1866 H.G. Wells, futurist, writer, (War of the Worlds).
1867 Henry Lewis Stimson, US minister of War (1911-13)
1869 Henryk Melcer-Szczawinski, composer
1871 Ernst Heldring, Dutch merchant/ship owner/financier
1874 Gustav Holst, composer, (The Planets)
1874 Gustav Theodore Holst, Cheltenham, England, composer (Planets)
1874 Gustav Holst, composer, (The Planets)
1880 Henry Louis Mencken, US essayist/critic (American Mercury)
1882 Alf Thorbald Hurum, composer
1884 Hugh "Shorty" Ray, supervisor of NFL officials, HOF member
1885 Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer
1886 Teiichi Igarashi, Japan, climed Mt Fuji at age 99
1887 Lodewijk de Vocht, composer
1889 Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist
1893 Moses Pergament, composer
1894 Tullio Carminati, Zara Dalmatia Italy, actor (Roman Holiday)
1898 Tushar Kanti Ghosh, world's oldest/longest serving newspaper Editor
1899 Luc Haesaerts, Flemish art critic (Flandre)
1901 Adele Bochner
1902 Allen Lane, English publisher/founder (Penguin Books)
1902 Learie [Nicholas] Constantine, Trinidad cricket player
1902 Limari Salminen, Finland, 10K run (Olympic-gold-1936)
1902 Luis Cernuda, Spanish poet (El  rbol, Un R¡o, Un Amor)
1904 Hans Hartung, German/French painter
1906 Derrick De Marney, London England, actor (Inheritance)
1907 Helen Foster Snow, writer
1907 Lloyd Gough, actor (Mike Axford-Green Hornet)
1912 Chuck Jones, animator (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck)
1912 Gy”rgy S ndor, Budapest Hungary, pianist (L'Apprenti Sorcier)
1913 Ulrich Ernst Simon, theologian
1914 John Kluge, Chemnitz Germany, media CEO (Metromedia)/billionaire
1916 Jagernath Lachmon, premier Suriname
1918 Rand Brooks, LA Calif, actor (Cpl Boone-Rin Tin Tin)
1919 Aya Zikken, author (Atlasvlinder, Rameh)
1920 Jay Ward, cartoonist (Rocky & his Friends, Bullwinkle)
1922 Lode Backx, Flemish pianist
1923 Harry JN Vane 11th Lord Barnard, English large landowner
1924 Gail Russell, Chicago IL, actress (Uninvited, Moonrise, Unseen)
1926 Donald A Glaser, physicist (Nobel-1960)
1930 Dawn Addams, Felixstown Engl, actress (Alan Young Show, Star Maidens)
1931 Larry Hagman
1931 Larry Hagman
1931 Larry Hagman
1931 Larry Hagman
1931 Larry Hagman
1931 Larry Hagman, Fort Worth Tx, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, JR-Dallas)
1932 Don Preston, rocker (Mothers Of Invention)
1932 Melvin Van Peebles, US, playwright/director (Watermelon Man)
1934 Leonard Cohen
1934 Leonard Cohen
1934 Leonard Cohen
1934 Leonard Cohen
1934 Leonard Cohen
1934 Leonard Cohen, Montr‚al, singer/songwriter (Death of Ladies Man)
1935 Henry Gibson
1935 Henry Gibson
1935 Henry Gibson
1935 Henry Gibson
1935 Henry Gibson
1935 Henry Gibson, Germantown Pa, comedian (Nashville, Laugh-In's poet)
1938 Atli Heimir Sveinsson, composer
1938 Yuji Takahashi, composer
1940 Bill Kurtis, Pensacola Fla, newscaster (American Parade)
1941 Tony Moon, rocker
1942 Ann Elder, Cleve Oh, comedienne (Smothers Brothers Show, Laugh-In)
1943 Dickey Lee, [Dick Lipscomb], rocker
1944 Fannie Flagg, Birmingham Ala, actress/comediene (Candid Camera)
1944 Hamilton Jordan, political advisor (Crisis, Last Year of Carter Pres)
1944 Susan Maureen Fleetwood, Scotland, actress (Krays, Sacrifice)
1945 Bjarni V Tryggvason, Reykjavik Iceland, astronaut (STS 85)
1945 Ombrettqa Colli, Italian entertainer
1947 Stephen King, suspense writer (Shining, Kujo)
1947 Don Gelder, Gainesville Fl, rocker (Eagles)
1947 Stephen [Edwin] King, US, sci-fi author (Carrie, Shining, Kujo)
1947 Stephen King, suspense writer (Shining, Kujo)
1948 Artis Gilmore, ABA all star (Kentucky Colonels)
1948 Michael Finneran, diver (1st perfect 10 on 10m platform)
1950 Bill Murray
1950 Bill Murray
1950 Bill Murray
1950 Bill Murray
1950 Bill Murray
1950 Bill Murray, Evanston Ill, comedian (SNL, What About Bob, Stripes)
1951 Bob Franks, (Rep-R-NJ)
1951 Bruce Arena, Bkln NY, soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96)
1951 Henk Hofstede, Dutch singer/guitarist/keyboardist (Nits)
1953 Betty Wright, rocker
1953 John Mengatti, NYC, actor (Nick-White Shadow, For Love & Honor)
1954 Philthy Animal, [Philip Taylor], rock drummer (Motorhead)
1955 Rebecca Balding, Little Rock Ark, actress (Carla-Lou Grant, Soap)
1955 Richard J Hieb, Jamestown ND, astronaut (STS 39, 49, 65)
1957 Ethan Coen, Minneapolis Mn, producer (Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink)
1957 Lynette Love, US tai kwan do champ 1987/(Olympics 1988)
1958 Rick Mahorn, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)
1959 Corrinne Drewery, rocker (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out)
1959 David Coulier, Detroit, actor (Joey Gladstone-Full House)
1960 David James Elliott, Toronto, actor (Seinfeld, Lt Harmon Rabb-Jag)
1961 Michel R Vassallucci, French/Neth publisher (Arena)
1961 Nancy Travis, NYC, actress (Kim-Almost Perfect, Chaplin, 8 Men Out)
1962 Rob Morrow
1962 Rob Morrow
1962 Rob Morrow
1962 Rob Morrow
1962 Rob Morrow
1962 Grant Fuhr, Edmonton Alberta, NHL goalie (Oilers)
1962 Rob Morrow, New Rochelle NY, actor (Dr Fleishman-Northern Exposure)
1963 Cecil Fielder, LA Calif, infielder (Detroit Tigers, NY Yankees)
1964 Danny Hoekman, soccer player (NEC)
1964 Danny Villa, NFL guard (KC Chiefs)
1965 Richard Brown, NFL linebacker (Minn Vikings)
1966 Ronna Reeves, Big Spring TX
1967 Andrea Thies, Irvington NY, rower (Olympics-92, 96)
1967 Romeo van Aerde, soccer player (RKC)
1968 Ricki Lake
1968 Ricki Lake
1968 Ricki Lake
1968 Ricki Lake
1968 Ricki Lake
1968 Ricki Lake, NYC, actress (Hairspray)/talk show host (Ricki)
1968 Trugoy, rocker (De La Soul)
1969 Jason Christiansen, Omaha NE, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)
1969 Lia Biehl, LPGA golfer
1969 Randal Hill, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
1970 Michael O'shea, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
1971 Alfonso Ribeiro, NYC, actor/pianist (Alfonso-Silver Spoons)
1972 Alicia Rickter, Long Beach CA, playmate (Oct, 1995)
1972 Brooke Bushnell, LA Calif, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)
1972 Jon Kitna, NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks)
1973 Virginia Ruano-Pascual, Madrid Spain, tennis star
1976 Adrian Olivo, Arlington Va, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1976 Jana Kandarr, tennis star
1980 Raegan Tomaster, East Patgchogue NY, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)
1983 Joseph Mazzello
1983 Joseph Mazzello
1983 Joseph Mazzello
1983 Joseph Mazzello
1983 Joseph Mazzello
1983 Joseph Mazzello, actor (Internal Affairs)

Events


1066 Battle at Fulford: Norway king Harald III Hardrada beats Brit militia
1192 English king Richard I the Lion hearted, captured
1348 Jews in Zurich Switzerland are accused of poisoning wells
1435 Treaty of Atrecht: Philip of Bourgondy vs French king Charles II
1451 Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa orders Jews of Holland to wear a badge
1589 Battle at Arques: French king Henri IV beats Catholic League
1591 French bishops recognize Henri IV as king of France
1621 King James of England gives Canada to Sir Alexander Sterling
1648 -23] Battle at Pilawce: Bohdan Chmielricki's beats John Casimir [NS]
1676 Benedetto Odescalchi elected as Pope Innocent XI
1677 John & Nicolaas van der Heyden patents fire extinguisher
1745 Battle at Preston Pans: Bonnie Prince Charles beats English army
1746 French expeditionary army occupies Labourdonnais & Dupleix Madras
1776 5 days after British take NY, ¬ of city burns down
1776 Great fire in NY
1776 Nathan Hale, spied on British for American rebels, arrested
1780 Benedict Arnold gives British Major Andr‚ plans to West Point
1784 1st daily newspaper in US begins publication in Pennsylvania.
1784 1st daily newspaper in US begins publication in Pennsylvania.
1784 1st daily newspaper in America (Penns Packet & General Advertiser)
1784 Pennsylvania Packet & Daily Advertiser 1st success US daily newspaper
1792 1st French Republic forms
1792 Proposal by Collot D'Herbois, to abolish the monarchy in France
1814 "Star Spangled Banner" published as a poem
1815 King Willem I takes oath in Brussels
1823 Moroni 1st appears to Joseph Smith, according to Smith
1837 Charles Tiffany founded his jewelry & china stores
1863 Union forces retreat to Chattanooga after defeat at Chickamauga
1872 John Henry Conyers of SC becomes 1st black student at Annapolis
1883 1st direct US-Brazil telegraph connection
1885 Dutch demonstrate for general voting right
1893 Frank Duryea drives 1st US made gas propelled vehicle (car)
1895 1st auto manufacturer opens -- Duryea Motor Wagon Company.
1895 1st auto manufacturer opens -- Duryea Motor Wagon Company.
1895 1st auto manufacturer opens-Duryea Motor Wagon Company
1896 General Kitcheners army occupies Dongola Sudan
1897 NY Sun runs famous "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus," editorial
1898 China's empress-mother Ci Xi & emperor De Zong arrested
1903 1st cowboy film "Kit Carson," premieres in US
1905 Atlanta Life Insurance Co forms
1906 Yankee 1st baseman Hal Chase's 22 put-outs ties record
1913 1st aerobatic maneuver, sustained inverted flight, performed in France
1913 Turkey & Bulgaria sign peace treaty in Constantinople
1915 CH Chubb buys Stonehenge for œ6,600
1915 Emanuel Querido ("Kerido") begins publishing Querido
1919 33rd US Womens Tennis: Hazel H Wightman beats M Zinderstein (61 62)
1921 Gas explodes at Bradishe Aniline chemical works in Germany, 565 die
1921 Pope Benedictus XV donates 1 million lire to feed Russians
1922 Pres Warren G Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine
1928 "My Weekly Reader" magazine made its debut
1929 1st legal pass in Canada was thrown by Gerry Seiberling & 1st reception by Ralph Losie of Calgary Altomah-Tigers against Edmonton
1930 Johann Ostermeyer patents his invention, the flashbulb.
1930 Johann Ostermeyer patents his invention, the flashbulb.
1930 Johann Ostermeyer patents flashbulb
1931 Britain abandons gold standard/pound devalues 20%
1933 Trial against Marinus der Lubbe opens
1934 St Louis Card Paul Dean no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 3-0
1934 Typhoon strikes Honshu Island Japan, kills 4,000
1936 Spanish fascist junta names Franco to generalissimo/supreme commander
1937 J R R Tolkien, publishes "Hobbit"
1938 Hurricane (183 MPH winds) in New England kills 700
1938 Winston Churchill condemns Hitler's annexation of Czechoslovakia
1939 Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews
1941 US launches its 1st Liberty-ship, "Patrick Henry"
1942 116 hostages executed by Nazis in Paris
1942 Transport nr 35 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1943 Arundel (Solomon Island) in US hands
1943 Lynch Triangle (Square) in Bronx named
1943 Russian 13th/61st Army reconquer Chyernigov
1943 Soviet forces reach Dnjepr
1944 Last British paratroopers at bridge of Arnhem surrenders
1946 Indians play their final game in League Park, ending a 55-year stay
1948 "Texaco Star Theater" with Milton Berle premieres on NBC-TV
1949 Chinese Communist leaders proclaims People's Republic of China
1949 Federal Republic of [West] Germany created under 3-power occupation
1951 Emil Zatopek runs 15,000m in record 44 min, 54.6 sec
1953 Allied forces form West Germany
1953 KRDO TV channel 13 in Colorado Spgs-Pueblo, CO (ABC) 1st broadcast
1954 The nuclear submarine "Nautilus" is commissioned.
1954 The nuclear submarine "Nautilus" is commissioned.
1954 1st nuclear submarine, USS Nautilus, commissioned
1954 Kleffens appointed chairman of General Meeting UN
1955 Last allied occupying troops leave Austria
1955 Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title
1955 USSR performs nuclear test
1956 Yanks set dubious record, stranding 20 men on base Mantle hits a 500' plus homer but Red Sox win 13-9 in Fenway
1957 "Perry Mason" with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV
1957 German sailing school ship Pamir sails Atlantic Ocean
1957 Olav V, becomes king of Norway
1957 Pote Sarasin forms govt in Thailand
1958 1st airplane flight exceeding 1200 hours, lands at Dallas Texas
1958 1st airplane flight exceeding 1200 hours, lands at Dallas Texas
1958 1st airplane flight exceeding 1200 hours, lands, Dallas Tx
1958 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1959 600 Indian Dutch emigrate to US
1961 Antonio Abertondo swims English Channel round trip (44 miles)
1964 Malta gains independence from Britain
1964 Malta gains independence from Britain
1964 Constellation (US) beats Sovereign (England) in 20th America's Cup
1964 Malta gains independence from Britain
1964 Reds Chico Ruiz steals home, beats Phillies 1-0. Phillies start a 10 game losing streak that gives Cards the pennant
1965 O Kommissarova (USSR) sets women's longest parachute jump (46,250')
1966 5" of rain falls on NYC
1966 Jimmy Hendrix changes spelling of his name to Jimi
1967 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1969 58th Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Cleveland (5-0)
1969 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
1969 NY Jet Steve O'Neal punts 98 yards against Denver Broncos
1969 Ron Hill wins European marathon (2:16:47.8)
1970 "Monday Night Football" premieres on ABC - Browns 31, Jets 21
1970 KAPP TV channel 35 in Yakima, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1970 Luna 16 leaves Moon
1970 Oakland A's Vida Blue no-hits Minn Twins, 6-0
1971 AL OKs Washington Senator move to Arlington (Texas Rangers)
1971 John Lennon & Yoko Ono are Dick Cavett's only guest
1972 Marcos declares martial law in Philippines
1972 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1973 Jackson Pollocks painting "Blue Poles" sold for $2,000,000
1973 NY Mets go into 1st place (at .500) after trailing 12« games
1973 Nate Archibald signs 7 yr contract with NBA KC Kings for $450,000
1974 US Mariner 10 makes second fly-by of Mercury
1974 US Mariner 10 makes second fly-by of Mercury
1974 US Mariner 10 makes 2nd fly-by of Mercury
1975 Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Classic
1976 Wings performs in Zagreb Yugoslavia
1977 US minister of Foreign affairs Cyrus Vance dismissed
1980 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA ERA Real Estate Golf Classic
1980 LA Ram Johnnie Johnson scores a 99 yard interception
1980 Richard Todd of NY Jets completes 42 passes in a game (NFL record)
1981 Sandra Day O'Conner becomes the 1st female Supreme Court Justice
1981 Sandra Day O'Conner becomes the 1st female Supreme Court Justice
1981 Belize (British Honduras) gains independence from UK
1981 Sandra Day O'Conner becomes 1st female Supreme Court Justice
1981 Steve Carlton strikes out NL record 3,118th (Andre Dawson)
1982 SF cable cars cease operations for 2 years of repairs
1982 SF cable cars cease operations for 2 years of repairs
1982 2,251 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
1982 Devils beat Rangers 3-2 in exhibition; 1st hockey in Meadowlands (NJ)
1982 NFL players begin a 57 day strike
1982 SF cable cars cease operations for 2 years of repairs
1982 STS-5 vehicle moves to launch pad
1983 11 killed in anti Marcos demonstrations in Manila
1983 David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross," premieres in London
1983 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1984 NASA launches Galaxy-C
1985 Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1986 38th Emmy Awards: Golden Girls, Cagney & Lacey & Michael J Fox win
1986 Miami Dan Marino passes for 6 touchdowns vs NY Jets (51-45)
1986 NY Jets beat Miami Dolphins 51-45 in OT; record 884 passing yards
1986 New Orleans Saints Mel Gray returns kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown
1986 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
1986 SD Padre Jimmy Jones pitchs 1-hitter in his major league debut
1987 3 Belgian minesweepers depart to Persians Gulf
1988 Mike Tyson smashes TV camera outside his Bernardsville NJ home
1989 Poland's Sejm (National Assembly) approves prime minister Mazowiecki
1990 Oakland A's Bob Welch becomes 1st 25 game winner in 10 years
1990 Pirate Bobby Bond is 2nd to hit 30 HRs & steal 50 bases in a season (so he can play in 6 decades) because it is a publicity stunt
1990 Faye Vincent turns down White Sox bid to reinstate Minnie Minoso, 68,
1991 Armenia votes on whether to remain in Soviet Union
1991 USA Basketball announces "Dream Team" for the 1992 Olympics
1993 John Denver is arrested on drunk-driving charges in Aspen.
1993 John Denver is arrested on drunk-driving charges in Aspen.
1993 John Denver is arrested on drunk-driving charges in Aspen.
1993 John Denver is arrested on drunk-driving charges in Aspen.
1993 John Denver is arrested on drunk-driving charges in Aspen.
1993 Ukraine govt of Kutshma resigns
1994 John Denver is arrested again for drunk driving.
1994 John Denver is arrested again for drunk driving.
1994 John Denver is arrested again for drunk driving.
1994 John Denver is arrested again for drunk driving.
1994 John Denver is arrested again for drunk driving.
1994 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Ft Laud/Miami Fl (WBGG 105.9 FM)
1996 Christie Brinkey gets married for 4th time, she marries Peter Cook
1996 John F Kennedy Jr marries Caroline Bisset
1997 Brickyard Crossing Senior Golf Championhsip
1997 Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA PING Welch's Championship
1997 Mike Piazza is 2nd to hit a HR out of Dodger Stadium
1997 NY Yankee Cecil Fielder hits his 300th HR
1997 Tim Herron wins Texas Golf Open shooting a 271

That's All....

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