Sunday, September 22, 2019.


130 Claudius Galenus, Italian physician/scholar
1290 Bilbo Baggins, (in Shire Reconning)
1515 Anna van Kleef, queen of England/4th wife of Henry VIII
1601 Anna van Oostenrijk, queen of France/daughter of Philip III
1694 Lord Chesterfield brings Gregorian calendar to England (1752)
1694 Lord Chesterfield, letter writer; introduced Gregorian calendar (1752)
1694 Lord Chesterfield brings Gregorian calendar to England (1752)
1720 Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer
1729 George Wilhelm Gruber, composer
1733 Anton Filtz, composer
1738 Dionysius G Van de Keessel, lawyer (Theses Selectae)
1741 Peter S Pallas, German geologist/zoologist (Siberia/Krim)
1757 Herman H Vitringa, politician (National Meetings)
1769 L. Puissant --1843
1769 L. Puissant --1843
1769 L. Puissant --1843
1769 L. Puissant --1843
1769 L. Puissant --1843
1791 Michael Faraday, discovered principle of the electric motor.
1791 Michael Faraday, discovered principle of electric motor
1791 Michael Faraday, discovered principle of the electric motor.
1796 Ret Cornelius Kinchiloe Stribling, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1880
1822 Brig Gen Eppa Hunton, fought in most ANV campaigns
1827 John Grubb Parke, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
1829 William Worth Belknap, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1833 Stephen Dill Lee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1908
1842 Abdl-Hamid II, 34th sultan of Turkey (lost Romania & Serbia)
1849 John Godden, English explorer (Cura‡ao)
1860 Heinrich Reitsch, composer
1862 [Auguste-]Maurice BarrŠs, French writer/member of parliament
1864 Louis Van Deyssel, writer (Small Republic, One Love)
1870 Arthur Willard Pryor, composer
1872 Luis Villalba Munoz, composer
1875 Mikolajus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer
1878 Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese PM (most of 1946-54)
1880 Asser B Kleerekoper, journalist/2nd-Member of parliament (SDAP)
1882 Emil Abranyi, composer
1882 Wilhelm Keitel, German fieldmarshal
1883 Robert Franz Richard Hernried, composer
1884 Minerva Urecal, CA, actress (Accent on Love, Crazy Knights)
1885 Erich von Stroheim, early film director
1885 Erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)
1885 Erich von Stroheim, early film director
1887 Hobart Cavanaugh, US, actor (Border Town, Black Angel)
1888 Roger BissiŠre, French painter
1888 Sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool)
1890 Ferdinand Gonseth, Swiss mathematician/philosopher
1891 Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor (Residence Orch)
1892 Billy West, Russia, actor (Further Perils of Laurel & Hardy)
1892 Frank Sullivan, humorist (NYer Magazine)
1892 Hans Albers, Hamburg Germany, actor (Blue Angel)
1894 Hieronim Feicht, composer
1894 Johnnie Gough, Boston MA, actor (Smooth as Satin, Circus Kid)
1895 Babette Deutsch, US poet (Animal vegetable mineral)
1895 Paul Muni, actor (Acad Award 1936-Angel on My Shoulder, Juarez)
1901 Allan "Rocky" Lane, Mishawaka Ind, actor (voice of Mr Ed, Red Ryder)
1901 Charles Huggins, surgeon/medical researcher
1902 F R Boschvogel, [French LJ Ramon], Flemish writer (War of Worlds)
1902 John Houseman, Bucharest Romania, actor (Kingsfield-Paper Chase)
1906 Phyllis Hartnoll, writer/editor
1909 David Riesman, US sociologist (Lonely Crowd)
1910 Klement Slavicky, composer
1912 Alfred G Vanderbilt, thoroughbred horse owner (Native Dancer)
1913 Leroy Holmes, Pittsburgh Pa, orch leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57)
1914 Martha Scott, Jamesport Mo, actress (Dallas, Bionic Woman, Our Town)
1915 Arthur Lowe, Hayfield England, actor (Captain Mainwaring-Dad's Army)
1917 Peter Adams, LA CA, actor (Alternative)
1918 Archibald James Potter, composer
1918 Hans Scholl, German resistance fighter (Die Weisse Rose)
1918 Henryk Szeryng, Zelazowa Wola Poland, violinist (Brahms Concerto)
1919 Jack Russell, Saratoga Springs NY, singer (Your Show of Shows)
1920 Bob Lemon, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)/manager (NY Yankees, 1978)
1920 Ismay Thomas, teacher
1922 Chen Ning Yang, Chinese physicist, disproved parity (Nobel 1957)
1922 Chen Ning Yang, China, US physicist/disproved parity (Nobel 1957)
1922 Chen Ning Yang, Chinese physicist, disproved parity (Nobel 1957)
1924 Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, politician
1924 Norvel la Follette Ray Lee, lt-HW boxer (Olympic-gold-1952)
1924 Sieto Hoving, actor (Holiday in Havana, Palm Beach Story)
1925 Virginia Capers, Sumter SC, actress (White Mama, Original Intent)
1926 William O Smith, composer
1927 Tommy Lasorda
1927 Tommy Lasorda
1927 Tommy Lasorda
1927 Tommy Lasorda
1927 Tommy Lasorda
1927 Eligio [Kika] De La Garza, (Rep-D-Texas, 1965- )
1927 Tom Lasorda, baseball manager (LA Dodgers)
1928 Eugene Roche, Boston MA, actor (Foul Play, Slaughterhouse Five)
1929 Serge Garant, composer
1929 William E Dannemeyer, (Rep-R-CA, 1979- )
1930 Antonio Saura, Spanish painter
1930 Roger Durham Hannay, composer
1932 Ingemar Johansson, Sweden, world heavyweight boxing champ (1952)
1933 Leonardo Balada, composer
1935 Harriet King, US, fencing (Olympic-1972)
1936 Art Metrano, Bkln NY, comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi)
1939 Junko Tabei, Japan, 1st woman to climb Mount Everest
1939 Mike Sullivan, (Gov-Wyoming)
1939 Timothy E Wirth, (Rep-D-CO, 1975- )
1940 Anna Karina, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Alphaville)
1940 Edward Boguslawski, composer
1942 David J Stern, NBA commissioner (1984- )
1942 Dick Pickering, trade unionist
1942 William C Nelson, rep/astronaut (STS 24)
1944 John Tanner, (Rep-D-Tennessee)
1946 Daniel E "Dan" Lungren, (Rep-R-Calif, 1979-88)
1948 Bill Orton, (Rep-D-Utah)
1948 Mark A P Phillips, British ex of princess Anne
1949 David Coverdale, England, rock vocalist (Whitesnake, Deep Purple)
1949 Harold Carmichael, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
1950 Carel P de Haseth, Cura‡aos author/publisher (Bida after kol˘)
1950 Meryl Streep, actress (Silkwood)
1952 Paul LeMat, Rahway NJ, actor (Fuirehouse, Hanoi Hilton, PK & the Kid)
1952 Robert W Goodlatte, (Rep-R-Virginia)
1954 Shari Belafonte-Harper
1954 Shari Belafonte-Harper
1954 Shari Belafonte-Harper
1954 Shari Belafonte-Harper
1954 Shari Belafonte-Harper
1954 Shari Belafonte Harper, NYC, actress (Julie-Hotel)
1955 Jerry Anderson, Montreal, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1982, 83)
1956 Debby Boone
1956 Debby Boone
1956 Debby Boone
1956 Debby Boone
1956 Debby Boone
1956 Debby Boone, Hackensack NJ, singer (You Light Up My Life)
1957 Johnette Napolitano, rocker (Concrete Blonde)
1957 Lynn Herring, Enid Oklahoma, actress (Lucy Coe-General Hospital)
1957 Mark Johnson, Madison WI, NHL forward (Olympic-gold-1980, Pitts, NJ)
1957 Nick Cave, Australian singer/songwriter (Bath Seeds-Murder Ballads)
1957 Pete Jones, rocker
1957 Philip Arnold Blackmar, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1988 Provident)
1958 Vasili Yuriyevich Lukiyanyuk, Russian cosmonaut
1959 Greg Bruckner, Inglewood CA, Nike golfer (1992 New England Classic)
1960 Joan Jett
1960 Joan Jett
1960 Joan Jett
1960 Joan Jett
1960 Joan Jett
1960 Joan Jett, Phila, singer (Blackhearts-I Love Rock 'n Roll)
1960 Scott Baio, Bkln, (Joanie Loves Chachi, Charles in Charge, Zapped)
1960 Victor Stevenson, CFL tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)
1961 Eric Stoltz
1961 Scott Baio
1961 Eric Stoltz
1961 Scott Baio
1961 Eric Stoltz
1961 Scott Baio
1961 Eric Stoltz
1961 Scott Baio
1961 Eric Stoltz
1961 Scott Baio
1961 Catherine Oxenberg, NYC, princess/actress (Dynasty, Overexposed)
1961 Dot Richardson, Orlando Fla, softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1961 Eric Stoltz, American Samoa, actor (Mask)
1962 Rob Stone, Chicago Ill, actor (Kevin-Mr Belvedere)
1963 Michele Berteotti, LPGA golfer
1963 Missie Berteotti, Pittsburgh PA, LPGA golfer (1993 PING/Welch's Champ)
1964 Bonnie Hunt, actress/comedian (Jumanji, Jerry Maguire)
1964 Marq Torien, rocker (Bullet Boys-For Love of Money)
1965 Mark Guthrie, Buffalo NY, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
1966 Mike Richter, Abington PA, NHL goalie (NY Rangers, Team USA 1998)
1967 Elfrid Payton, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1967 Harald Hasselbach, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1967 Matt Howard, Fall River MA, infielder (NY Yankees)
1968 Godfrey Myles, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
1968 Lisa Alexander, Toronto Ontario, synchro swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)
1969 Marian Chlad, soccer player (FC Groningen)
1969 Melissa Lynn Costello, Shenandoah WV, Miss WV-America (1991)
1969 Nicole Bradtke, Melbourne Australia, tennis star (1995 Auckland)
1970 Eric L Blount, CFL running back (Edmonton Eskimos)
1970 Greg Huntington, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970 Mike Matheny, Columbus OH, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1970 Prince Wimbley, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1971 Chesney Lee Haskes, England, singer (Feels So Alive)
1971 Christian Fauria, NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks)
1971 Ian Van Der Wal, Darwin Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1972 Nate Dingle, NFL linebacker (Phila Eagles)
1974 Gary Trent, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
1976 Karita Tuomola, Miss Finland Universe (1997)
1976 "Ronaldo" de Lima, Brazilian soccer player (Cruzeiros/PSV)


Alpha Aurigid meteor shower, radiant in Auriga
The Autumn Harvest Festival in Wheaton, Illinois.
Alpha Aurigid meteor shower, radiant in Auriga
The Autumn Harvest Festival in Wheaton, Illinois.
530 Boniface II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
530 St Felix IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope
530 [Discorus] begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1504 Settle engagement of Karel of Luxembourg & Claudia the Beaujeu
1504 Treaty of Blois: Philip van Bourgondi‰ & Maximilian I & Louis XII
1529 Cardinal Thomas Wolsey lays-off English Lord Chancellor
1586 Battle at Zutphen: English vs Dutch army
1656 All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her)
1665 MoliŠres "L'amour M‚decin," premieres in Paris
1692 Last (8) person hanged for witchcraft in US (Salem Mass)
1699 People of Rotterdam strike over high cost of butter
1711 French troops occupy Rio de Janeiro
1733 Polish King Lesczynski flees to Danzig
1735 Robert Walpole is 1st British PM to live at 10 Downing Street
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies army returns to Edinburgh
1753 Pangeran Gusti installed as sultan of Banten
1756 Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University
1784 Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, AK
1789 The US Post Office was established.
1789 The US Post Office was established.
1789 Office of Postmaster General is created under the Treasury Department
1792 Origin of French Republican Era
1817 John Quincy Adams becomes secretary of State
1861 Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians
1862 President Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1
1863 President Lincoln makes his Emancipation Proclamation speech.
1863 President Lincoln makes his Emancipation Proclamation speech.
1864 Battle of Fisher's Hill VA-Gen Early Retreats to Brown's Gap
1864 Sheridan sets up camp in Harrisonburg VA
1868 Race riots in New Orleans La
1869 Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold," premieres in Munich
1893 1st auto built in US (by Duryea brothers) runs in Springfield
1893 1st auto built in US (by Duryea brothers) runs in Springfield
1893 1st auto built in US (by Duryea brothers) runs in Springfield
1903 Italo Marchiony granted a patent for the ice cream cone
1903 Italo Marchiony granted a patent for the ice cream cone
1903 Italo Marchiony granted patent for ice cream cone
1905 11th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 314 at Myopia Club Mass
1905 Race riot in Atlanta Georgia (10 blacks & 2 whites killed)
1906 Race riot in Atlanta Georgia, kills 21
1908 Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
1910 England's 1st aircraft flight
1910 Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union forms
1911 Cy Young beats Pitts 1-0 for his final career victory, number 511
1912 Eddie Collins repeats record of stealing 6 bases in a game (9/7/12)
1913 Coal mine explosion kills 263 at Dawson New Mexico
1913 George Cohan's "7 Keys to Baldpate," premieres in NYC
1914 1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die
1915 Red Sox ask Braves for use of their larger park for World Series
1915 Southern Methodist University (Dallas Texas) holds its 1st class
1915 Xavier University, 1st Black Catholic College in US, opens in NO LA
1919 -Jan 20] Steel strike in the US
1920 Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series
1921 Estonia & Lithuania admitted to League of Nations
1921 Music Box Theater opens at 239 W 45th St NYC
1925 Yank Ben Paschal hits 2 inside-the-park-homers
1926 Belgian crown prince Leopold & Swedish princess Astrid get engaged
1927 Famous "Long count" fight (Dempsey loses boxing title to Tunney)
1927 Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1927 Yanks Earle Coombs hits 3 triples
1932 Hungarian govt of K rolyi falls
1935 Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115
1937 Forest fire kills 14 & injures 50 in Cody Wyoming
1941 British signal officer Bill Hudson lands in Montenegro
1942 Meulenberg robs of church bells
1943 British dwarf submarines attack Tirpitz
1943 Destroyer Itchen torpedoed & sinks
1943 Destroyer Keppel sinks U-229
1944 Boulogne reoccupied by Allies
1944 Operation Market Garden: Polish paratroopers land at Driel
1944 US troops land on Ulithi
1945 Stan Musial gets 5 hits off 5 pitchers on 5 consecutive pitches
1946 Evelyn Dick charged with butchering husband
1947 Dodgers clinch NL pennant
1949 USSR detonates its 1st atomic bomb
1949 WFMY TV channel 2 in Greensboro-High Point, NC (CBS) 1st broadcast
1950 Nobel peace prize awarded to Ralph J Bunche (1st black winner)
1950 Omar N Bradley promoted to rank of 5-star general
1953 Islamic uprising in Atjeh at Indonesia
1954 Bkln Dodger Karl Spooner strikes out 15 NY Giants in his 1st game
1955 (ITV) Commercial TV begins in England
1955 -28] Hurricane Janet, kills 500 in Caribbean
1955 Commercial TV begins in England
1955 Heavyweight champ Rocky Mariano KOs Archie Moore in 9
1957 "Maverick" premieres
1957 Duke Snider's 39th & 40th home runs are last hit at Ebbets Field
1958 KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 US nuclear sub USS Skate remains 31 days under Pole (record)
1959 Chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant
1960 Mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France
1961 Antonio Albertondo (Argentina) at 42, completes 1st "double" crossing swim of English Channel in 43 hrs 10 min
1961 Jim Gentile's ties record of 5 grand slams in a year
1962 Bob Dylan plays NYC Carnegie Hall
1963 Czechoslovakian premier Sikory deposed by Josef Lenart)
1963 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Visalia Ladies' Golf Open
1964 "Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 3242 perfs
1964 "Man from U.N.C.L.E," premieres on NBC-TV
1965 India & Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect
1966 Edward Albee's "Delicate Balance," premieres in NYC
1966 KMEB TV channel 10 in Wailuku, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game
1966 Orioles beat A's 6-1 to clinch their 1st AL pennant
1966 Surveyor 2 crashes on Moon
1967 Phillies release pitcher Dallas Green, their future manager
1967 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1968 Iraq adopts constitution
1968 KMTC (now KDEB) TV channel 27 in Springfield, MO (IND) 1st broadcast
1968 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Kings River Golf Open
1968 Twins' Cesar Tovar pitched a hitless inning & plays all 9 positions
1968 Zond 5 completes flight
1969 "Music Scene" debuts on ABC-TV
1969 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1969 SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes 2nd player to hit HR # 600
1969 Willie Mays hits his 600 HR off Mike Corkins
1970 Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses
1971 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1972 Dictator Idi Amin throws 8,000 Asians out of Uganda
1973 "Little Night Music" opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway
1973 20th Ryder Cup: US, 19-13 at Muirfield, Scotland
1973 Balt Oriole Al Bumbry hits 3 triples vs Milwaukee Brewers
1973 Henry Kissinger, sworn in as America's 1st Jewish Secretary of State
1975 Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate President Ford in SF Calif
1975 World Football League folds
1977 Minn Twin Bert Blyleven no-hits Calif Angels, 9-0
1977 Preston Jones' "Texas Trilogy," premieres in NYC
1977 West German RAF terrorist kills policeman in Utrecht
1978 Israeli PM Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit
1979 Israel performs nuclear test at Indian Ocean
1979 Larry Parrish (Expos) HRs off Rawly Eastwick (Phillies) in DH
1980 War between Iran and Iraq begins, lasts eight years. No winner.
1980 War between Iran and Iraq begins, lasts eight years. No winner.
1980 Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway
1980 Iraqi troops seize part of Iran in a border dispute; war begins
1980 John & Yoko sign a recording contract with Geffin Records
1981 Sandra Day O'Connor appointed to Supreme Court
1982 Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka v India
1982 SF's cable cars made a final run before closing down for 20-month
1983 Everly Brothers reunite after 10 years (Royal Albert Hall)
1983 NASA launches Galaxy-B
1983 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1983 Zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4"
1984 Brussels princess Astrid marries arch duke Lorenz of Austrian-Este
1985 37th Emmy Awards: Cagney & Lacey, Cosby Show & Tyne Daly win
1985 Billy Martin's right arm is broken by pitcher Ed Whitson
1985 Earthquake strikes Mexico, 2,000 killed
1985 France premier confesses on attack of Rainbow Warrior
1985 Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes to become Heavyweight Boxing Champ
1985 Rock & country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Ill
1985 Val Skinner wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
1985 St Louis Cardinals set an unusual streak record by winning 9 of 10 games, each pitched by a different man
1986 35 countries signs disarmament accord in Stockholm
1986 India v Australia Test Cricket at Madras finishes in a tie
1986 LA Dodger Fernando Valenzuela is 1st Mexican to win 20 games
1987 2nd regular-season National Football League player strike begins
1987 Dow-Jones index rises record 75.23 points
1987 Janet B Evans swims female world record 400m freestyle (4:03.85)
1987 NFL players go on strike for 24 days
1987 Red Sox Wade Boggs ties AL record of 200 hits for 5 straight seasons
1988 Canada begins production of a $5 silver Maple Leaf bullion coin
1988 South Korean coaches attack NZ referee after disputing his decision, Olympic Korean boxer stages a 67 minute sit-in
1989 Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs
1989 IRA-bomb kills 10 British marines in Kent
1990 Saudi Arabia expels many Jordanian & Yemeni envoys
1990 Andre Dawson steals his 300th base & is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 HRs, 300 steals & 2,000 hits
1991 ABN & AMRO Dutch banks merge
1991 Calif University makes Dead Sea Scrolls public
1991 Harry Gant wins NSACAR Goody's 500
1991 Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory
1991 NY MTA yanks 6,000 ads for "Dr Tusch" (Dr Jeffrey Lavigne)
1991 Pat Bradley wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1992 Heavy storm in South France, 34 die
1993 Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game
1993 STS-51 (Discovery) lands
1993 Supreme Soviet dismisses president Boris Yeltsin
1994 Rasmussen govt in Denmark, resigns
1996 4th Solheim Cup: US beats Europe 17-11 at St Pierre Wales
1997 Elton John releases Diana tribute "Candle in the Wind 1997"
1997 Marv Albert pleads not guilty to sexual charges

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