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Sunday, September 9, 2018.



Birthdays


384 Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423)
1583 Girolamo Frescobaldi, composer
1585 Cardinal de Richelieu, chief minister to Louis XIII of France
1585 Armand-Jean du Plessicide de Richelieu, premier of France (1624-42)
1585 Cardinal de Richelieu, chief minister to Louis XIII of France
1618 Joan Cererols, composer
1629 Cornelis Tromp, Dutch lt-adm-gen/son of Maarten Tromp
1646 Zeger B van Espen, Flemish theologist
1664 Johann Christoph Pez, composer
1687 Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer
1695 Joseph Thadd„us Stammel, Austrian sculptor
1752 Johann Friedrich Christmann, composer
1754 William Bligh, nasty ship's captain
1754 William Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty)
1754 William Bligh, nasty ship's captain
1769 Cornelis F van Maanen, Dutch minister of Justice (1807..42)
1789 William Cranch Bond, American astronomer, codiscover of Hyperion
1789 William Cranch Bond, US, astronomer (codiscovered Hyperion)
1789 William Cranch Bond, American astronomer, codiscover of Hyperion
1809 William Radford, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1890
1817 Speed Smith Fry, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1819 Martin Luther Smith, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1866
1822 Napoleon J K P Bonaparte, French prince/member National Convention
1826 Frederich I W L, Grand Duke of Baden (1856-1907)
1826 Thomas John Lucas, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1908
1828 Leo Tolstoy, Russia, novelist (War & Peace, Anna Karenina) [NS]
1834 Joseph H Shorthouse, English writer (John Inglesant)
1834 William MacRae, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1882
1840 Gentil T Antheunis, Flemish poet/music/composer
1850 Harishchandra, Indian poet, dramatist, father of modern Hindi
1850 Harishchandra, India, poet/dramatist/father of modern Hindi
1850 Leopoldo Miguez, composer
1850 Harishchandra, Indian poet, dramatist, father of modern Hindi
1853 Frederick R Spofforth, Australia, cricketer (Demon)
1855 Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist
1858 Benjamin Kidel, English Sudan (Control of the Tropics)
1860 F. Morley --1937
1860 F. Morley --1937
1860 F. Morley --1937
1860 F. Morley --1937
1860 F. Morley --1937
1865 Edwin Lehare, composer
1868 Mary Austin, Ill, feminist/nature writer (Land of Little Rain)
1872 Delilah L Beasley, US author/columnist (Negro trail-blazers)
1872 Josef Stransky, composer
1873 Edward Burlingame Hill, composer
1877 Frank Chance, baseball player/manager, Tinkers to Evers to Chance
1880 Viking Eggeling, Sweden, artist/film maker (Diagonal Symphony)
1887 Alfred M Landon, (R-Ks) pres candidate (1932, 1936)
1887 Raymond Walburn, Plymouth In, actor (Christmas in July)
1890 Harland Sanders, Henryville Ind, colonel/CEO (Kentucky Fried Chicken)
1892 Bruno Sturmer, composer
1896 Fritz Reuter, composer
1898 Frank "Fordham Flash" Frisch, NYC, baseball player (NL MVP 1931)
1899 Louis Cheslock, composer
1899 Neil Hamilton, Lynn Mass, actor (Commisioner Gordon-Batman)
1900 James Hilton, English novelist (Goodbye Mr Chips)
1905 Maurice Charles mile Barlier, French resistance fighter
1907 Leon Edel, biographer
1907 Pinky Tomlin, Eureka Springs Ark, singer/actor (Tip-Waterfront)
1908 Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)
1908 John Haeton, US, bobsled (Olympic-silver-1928, 48)
1909 Jane Baxter, [Feodora Forde], Bremen Germany, actress (We Live Again)
1909 Kwame Nkrumah, communist/premier Gold Coast/president Ghana (1960-66)
1912 Kurt Sanderling, Arys Germany, conductor (E Berlin Symph 1960-77)
1915 Guus [August] Oster, Dutch actor/director (Carr‚)
1919 Jacques Marin, Paris, actor (Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo)
1919 Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder, gambler/sportscaster (lay you 5 to 1)
1919 Richard Webb, Bloomington IL, actor (Invisible Monster, Git)
1920 Michael Aldridge, Glastonbury England, actor (Murder in Cathedral)
1921 Andrzej Dobrowolski, composer
1922 Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat
1922 MacKenzie John, pipe major
1924 Jane Greer, Wash DC, actress (Prisoner of Zenda, Clown)
1924 Nino Bibbia, Italy, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1948)
1925 Cliff Robertson, actor (Charly)
1925 Cliff Robertson, La Jolla Calif, actor (Charly)/spokesman for AT&T
1925 Cliff Robertson, actor (Charly)
1926 Annie nee Becker Kriegel, historian
1926 Jake Carey, US R&B-singer (Flamingos-I Know Better)
1927 Elvin Jones, rocker
1928 Julian E "Cannonball" Adderley, US, jazz musician (Black Messiah)
1929 Stan Parris, (Rep-R-VA, 1973-74, 81- )
1930 Paolo Castaldi, composer
1932 Ali Doelman-Pel, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1932 Sylvia Miles, NYC, actress (Midnight Cowboy, Farewell My Lovely)
1934 Sonia Sanchez, US playwright/poet (The Bronx is Next)
1935 [Chaim] Topol, Tel Aviv Israel, actor (Fiddler on the Roof)
1936 Augustinius Franz Kropfreiter, composer
1937 Mikhail N Tai, Latvia, World chess champion (1960-61)
1938 Richard Sharpe, English rugby player
1939 Howard P McKeon, (Rep-R-California)
1940 Joe Negroni, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
1941 Dennis Ritchie, created C and co-created Unix
1941 Otis Redding
1941 Dennis Ritchie, created C and co-created Unix
1941 Otis Redding
1941 Dennis Ritchie, created C and co-created Unix
1941 Otis Redding
1941 Dennis Ritchie, created C and co-created Unix
1941 Otis Redding
1941 Dennis Ritchie, created C and co-created Unix
1941 Otis Redding
1941 Curtis Otto Bismark Curtis-Smith, composer
1941 Les Braid, England, bass (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
1941 Otis Redding, Dawson Ga, rock bassist (Sitting on the Dock of the Bay)
1942 Inez Foxx, Greensboro NC, rocker (Mockingbird, Hi Diddle Diddle)
1942 John Linder, (Rep-R-Georgia)
1942 Luther Simmons, rocker (Main Ingredient
1943 George Roger Waters, keyboardist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)
1944 Olga de Haas, Dutch ballerina
1945 Dee Dee Sharpe, [Dione Larue], US singer (I Love You Anyway)
1945 Omukama Patrick David Matthew Olimi Kaboyo II, king of Toro
1946 Billy Preston
1946 Billy Preston
1946 Billy Preston
1946 Billy Preston
1946 Billy Preston
1946 Billy Preston, Tx, singer/pianist, 5th Beatle (David Brenner Show)
1946 Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author
1946 Doug Ingle, Omaha Nebraska, rock vocalist/keyboards (Iron Butterfly)
1946 Pete Gavin, rocker
1947 David Rosenboom, composer
1947 Freddy Weller, Georgia, rocker (Paul Revers & The Raiders)
1947 Lol Creme, [Lawrence Creme], England, rock vocalist/guitarist (10cc)
1947 Lynn Fitzgerald, marathoner (ran 133 miles 939 yards in 24 hrs)
1949 Joe Theismann, NFL QB (Redskins)/sportscaster
1949 John Curry, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1976)
1950 Tom Wopat, Lodi WI, actor (Durning Rage, Christmas Comes to Willow)
1951 Michael Keaton
1951 Michael Keaton
1951 Michael Keaton
1951 Michael Keaton
1951 Michael Keaton
1951 Corry Konings, Dutch singer
1951 Michael Keaton, Pitts Pa, actor (Gung Ho, Batman, Beetlejuice)
1951 Robert Desiderio, Bronx NY, actor (Det Kennedy-Heart of the City)
1951 Tom Wopat, Loda Wisc, TV actor (Luke-Dukes of Hazzard)
1952 Angela Cartwright
1952 Angela Cartwright
1952 Angela Cartwright
1952 Angela Cartwright
1952 Angela Cartwright
1952 Angela Cartwright, England (Make Room for Daddy, Lost in Space)
1952 Bonnie Large, Glendale CA, playmate (March 1973)
1952 David Stewart, rock guitarist (Eurtyhmics-Here Comes the Rain Again)
1952 Lee M Morin, Manchester NH, cmdr USN/astronaut
1954 Walter Paul Davis, Pineville NC, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1976)
1956 Anatoli Pavlovich Artsebarsky, Russia, colonel/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-12)
1958 Lita Ford, London England, vocalist (Kiss Me Deadly, Runaways)
1960 Hugh Grant
1960 Hugh Grant
1960 Hugh Grant
1960 Hugh Grant
1960 Hugh Grant
1960 Christopher Sherratt White, Hamilton NZ, rower (Olympics-96)
1960 Hugh Grant, London England (4 Weddings & a Funeral, 9 Months)
1961 Jim Corsi, Newtonville MA, pitcher (Oakland A's)
1962 Aleta Rzepecki Sill, Detroit Mich, bowler (1983 WIBC single)
1962 Derek Kennard, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys)
1962 Jack Trudeau, NFL quarterback (Carolina Panthers)
1963 Leslie Thompson, Burlington Vt, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1964 Brett Hull, NHL right wing (MVP 1991, 86 goals)
1964 Skip [Jules I] Kendall, Milwaukee WI, PGA golfer (1993 Intl-8th)
1964 Willie Broughton, NFL defensive tackle (NO Saints)
1965 Brenda Epperson, actress (Ashley Abbott-Young & Restless)
1965 Dan Majerle, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
1965 Marc Dunn, Kingston Ontario, volleyball player (Olympics-96)
1965 Todd Zeile, Van Nuys CA, infielder (Phila Phillies)
1966 Adam Sandler
1966 Adam Sandler
1966 Adam Sandler
1966 Adam Sandler
1966 Adam Sandler
1966 Adam Sandler, actor/comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, SNL)
1966 Alison Sydor, Edmonton Alberta, x-ctry cyclist (Olympics-silver-96)
1966 David Bennent, Lausanne, actor (Tin Drum, Legend)
1966 Kevin Hatcher, Detroit MI, NHL defenseman (Team USA, Dallas, Pitts)
1967 B J Armstrong, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
1967 Deion Sanders, NFL cornerback/wide reciever (Dallas Cowboys)
1967 Laurence Tremolet, Rodez France, actress (Cyclo, M‚tisse,)
1968 Jonathan A Drummond Jr, Phila, 4X400m runner (Olympics-silver-96)
1968 Julia Sawalha, actress (Saffron-Abfab, Chrissy-Buddy's Song)
1968 Thomas P Auth, Orange NJ, rower (Olympics-1996)
1969 Christine Smith, Darien Conn, rower (Olympics-96)
1969 Scott DeFreitas, Newton Mass, actor (Andy Dixon-As the World Turns)
1969 Sean Rooks, NBA center (LA Lakers)
1970 Dan Miceli, Newark NJ, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)
1970 Joey Hamilton, Statesboro GA, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1970 Mike Faulkerson, NFL fullback (Chic Bears)
1971 Henry Thomas
1971 Henry Thomas
1971 Henry Thomas
1971 Henry Thomas
1971 Henry Thomas
1971 Jill Sudduth, Balt MD, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)
1972 Ben Bronson, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
1972 Mike Hampton, Brooksville FL, pitcher (Houston Astros)
1972 Miriam Oremans, Berlicum Neth, tennis star
1973 Mike Schlegel, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1973 Peter Scott, Newcastle Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1973 Todd McMillon, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1973 Troy Rudolph, production asst (Suburbanators, Viper)
1974 Jennie Kwan, Glendale Calif, actress (Samantha Woo-Calif Dreams)
1974 Leah O'Brien, Garden Grove Calif, softball infielder (Olympic-gold-96)
1976 Mattias Ohlund, NHL goaltender (Vancouver Canucks, Team Sweden 1998)
1978 Jhane Landwier, Miss Bonaire Universe (1997)

Events


Admission Day, a California Holiday.
Admission Day, a California Holiday.
701 St Sergius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1492 Columbus' fleet sets sail west
1513 Battle of Flodden Fields; English defeat James IV of Scotland.
1513 Battle of Flodden Fields; English defeat James IV of Scotland.
1513 Battle of Flodden Fields; English defeat James IV of Scotland
1556 Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor
1561 Sermon of Poissy
1567 Lomaraal van Egmond & Philip van Hoorne captured
1591 -10] Battle at Flores Azores: Spanish beat English
1675 New England colonies declare war on Wampanoag indians
1683 Expelled Polish & Lotharings reach Wienerwald
1739 Slave revolt in Stono SC led by Jemmy (25 whites killed)
1753 1st steam engine arrives in US colonies
1776 Continental Congress authorizes the name "United States".
1776 Continental Congress authorizes the name "United States".
1776 Continental Congress renames "United Colonies," "US"
1817 Alexander Lucius Twilight, probably 1st black to graduate from US college, receives BA degree at Middlebury College
1830 Charles Durant, 1st US aeronaut, flies a balloon from Castle Garden, NYC to Perth Amboy, NJ
1839 John Herschel takes the first glass plate photograph
1839 John Herschel takes the first glass plate photograph
1839 John Herschel takes 1st glass plate photograph
1841 Great Lakes steamer "Erie" sinks off Silver Creek NY, kills 300
1850 California becomes the 31st state.
1850 California becomes the 31st state.
1850 California becomes 31st state
1850 Territories of New Mexico & Utah created
1861 Sally Tompkins is only Confederate Army female commissioned officer
1862 Lee splits his army & sends Jackson to capture Harpers Ferry
1863 Battle of Cumberland Gap, TN
1867 Luxembourg gains independence.
1867 Luxembourg gains independence.
1867 Luxembourg gains independence
1875 Lotta's Fountain (Kearny & Market) dedicated
1880 President Hayes visits SF
1881 Egyptian military coup under colonel Arab "El Wahid"
1892 E.E.Barnard at Lick discovers Amalthea, 5th moon of Jupiter.
1892 E.E.Barnard at Lick discovers Amalthea, 5th moon of Jupiter.
1892 E E Barnard at Lick discovers Amalthea, 5th Jupiter moon
1895 American Bowling Congress forms (NYC)
1898 Ottawa Football Club re-organizes into the Rough Riders
1899 French Capt Alfred Dreyfus sentenced on unjust grounds
1903 6 km long Engadin-railroad tunnel of Switzerland inaugurated
1904 Mounted police 1st used in NYC
1904 Boston Herald again refers to NY baseball club as Yankees, when it reports "Yankees take 2," Yankee name not official till 1913
1908 Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va
1908 Russia takes part of Poland
1909 Jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title
1911 1st European airpost (Hendon to Windsor, England)
1912 J Verdrines becomes 1st to fly over 100 mph (107 mph/172 kph)
1913 Assn for Study of Negro Life & History organizes in Chicago
1914 -12] Belgian offensive from Antwerp
1914 Battle of Marne (German advance stalls, Paris saved)
1914 Boston Brave George Davis no-hits Phila Phillies, 7-0
1915 Assn for study of Negro Life & History forms by Carter G Woodson
1918 Dutch govt of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms
1919 Boston's police force forms strike
1922 St Louis Brown "Baby Doll" Jacobson hits 3 triples beating Tigers 16-0
1922 Turkish troops conquer Smyrna/murder Greek citizens
1922 William T Cosgrave replaces Irish premier Collins
1923 Albin Stenroos runs world record 20 km (1:07:11.2)
1926 NBC created by the Radio Corporation of America.
1926 NBC created by the Radio Corporation of America.
1926 National Broadcasting Co created by Radio Corporation of America
1926 Train disaster at Wassenaar Neth, 4 die
1927 Tony Lazzeri Day at Yankee Stadium
1928 Silvio Cator of Haiti, sets then long jump record at 26' ¬"
1932 Frank Crosetti ties record, striking out twice in 1 inning
1932 Mine strikes at Belgian Borinage ended
1932 Spanish Cortes grants Catalonia autonomy
1932 Steamboat SS Observation explodes in NYC East River (71 killed)
1933 53rd US Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats Jack Crawford (63 1113 46 60 61)
1934 Armas Toivonen becomes 1st European marathoner (2:52:29.0)
1934 G Kaufman & M Hart's "Merrily We Roll Along," premieres in NYC
1936 Yankees sweep Indians, NY clinches pennant on earliest date in history
1939 Nazi army reaches Warsaw
1940 28 German aircraft shot down above England
1940 60th US Mens Tennis: W D McNeill beats Robert L Riggs (46 68 63 63 75)
1942 First bombing of the continental US, at Mount Emily Oregon by a Japanese plane launched from a submarine.
1942 First bombing of the continental US, at Mount Emily Oregon by a Japanese plane launched from a submarine.
1942 1st bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Oregon (WW II)
1942 Compulsory work for women, children & old males in Batavia
1942 Japanese planes drop incendiary bombs on Oregon
1943 First computer debugged: moth removed from Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator.
1943 First computer debugged: moth removed from Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator.
1943 First computer debugged: moth removed from Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator.
1943 First computer debugged: moth removed from Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator.
1943 First computer debugged: moth removed from Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator.
1943 15 German JU-88's sink Italian flag ship Rome
1943 Italy surrenders to Allies
1943 Lt-Gen Bradley flies from Algiers to to Marrakech/Prestwick
1943 Red Army occupies Bachmatsj
1943 US, British & French troops land in Salerno (operation Avalanche)
1944 Allied forces liberate Luxembourg
1944 Bulgaria liberated from Nazi control (National Day)
1944 Resistance fighter Jaap Musch arrested in Nijverdal Neth
1944 US 113th cavalry passes Belg-Dutch borders
1944 Very strong hurricane hits Netherland
1945 Japanese in S Korea, Taiwan, China, Indochina surrender to Allies
1945 Jimmie Foxx hits his 534th & final HR
1945 Phila A's Dick Fowler no-hits St Louis Brown, 1-0
1945 1st "bug" in a computer program discovered by Grace Hopper, a moth was removed with tweasers from a relay & taped into the log
1948 "Hilarities (of 1949)" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 14 perfs
1948 Bkln Dodger Rex Barney no-hits NY Giants, 2-0
1948 People's Democratic Republic of Korea proclaimed
1950 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 293 perfs
1950 "Where's Chartev?" closes at St James Theater NYC after 792 perfs
1950 1st use of TV laugh track-Hank McCune
1950 Massive arrests of communists in France
1951 1st broadcast of "Love of Life" on CBS-TV
1951 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton Georgia Golf Open
1953 KGTV TV channel 10 in San Diego, CA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 WFIE TV channel 14 in Evansville, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 Earthquake strikes Orl‚ansville Algeria: 1,400 killed
1954 Indians becomes 1st Cleveland team to win 100 games in a season
1955 Don Zimmer, hits 4,000th Dodger home run
1955 Elvis Presley's 1st appearance on Ed Sullivan's Show
1955 Louise Suggs wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
1956 70th US Womens Tennis: Shirley J Fry beats Althea Gibson (63 64)
1956 76th US Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Lewis Hoad (46 62 63 63)
1956 African Party for Liberation of Guinea-Bissau & Cape Verde forms
1956 Elvis Presley appears on national TV for 1st time (Ed Sullivan)
1957 "Diana" by Paul Anka reaches #1
1957 Nashville's new Hattie Cotton Elementary School dynamited
1957 Pres Eisenhower signs 1st civil rights bill since Reconstruction
1958 Pirate Roberto Clemente ties record of 3 triples in a game
1958 Race riots in Notting Hill Gate, London
1960 4th American Football League plays 1st game (Denver 13, Boston 10)
1961 Maria Beale Fletcher (NC), 19, crowned 34th Miss America 1962
1962 76th US Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith Court beats Darlene Hard (97 64)
1962 82nd US Mens Tennis: Rodney G Laver beats Roy Emerson (62 64 57 64)
1962 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open
1962 Soviet economist Liberman plead for autonomous businesses
1962 WNYS (now WIXT) TV channel 9 in Syracuse, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
1963 Landslide into Vaiont Dam emptys lake, kills 3-4,000 (Italy)
1963 Alabama Gov George Wallace served a federal injunction to stop orders of state police to bar black students from enrolling in white schools
1964 German DR govt allows short visits to West Germany
1964 John Osborne's "Inadmissable Evidence," premieres in London
1965 Fran‡ois Mitterrand nominated for French presidency
1965 Sandy Koufax pitches his 4th no-hitter, a perfect game vs Cubs (1-0)
1965 Tibet is made an autonomous region of China
1966 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition
1967 1st successful Test flight of a Saturn V
1967 Debra Dene Barnes (Kansas), 20, crowned 40th Miss America 1968
1967 Uganda declares independence from Great Britain
1968 1st US Open, held as an "open" (Arthur Ashe-wins)
1968 Arthur Ashe defeats Tom Okker to win US Tennis Open
1968 Minn Tommy Krammer passes for 6 touchdowns vs Green Bay (42-7)
1968 WGIQ TV channel 43 in Louisville, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 WVPT TV channel 51 in Staunton, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1969 Allegheny 853 collides with Piper Cherokee above Indiana, kills 82
1969 Seaplane crashes at Indianapolis, kills 83
1969 Smallest US Tennis Open single session-131 (men's doubles final only)
1969 WCVN TV channel 54 in Covington, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 Bowie Kuhn suspends Denny McLain for carrying a gun
1970 Feyenoord wins soccer's World Cup
1971 1,000 convicts riot & seize Attica, NY prison
1971 John Lennon & Yoko Ono appear on Dick Cavett Show (ABC-TV)
1971 John Lennon releases "Imagine" album
1971 NHL great Gordie Howe retires
1972 86th US Womens Tennis: Billie Jean M King beats K Melville (63 75)
1972 Terry Anne Meeuwsen (Wisc), 23, crowned 45th Miss America 1973
1973 93rd US Mens Tennis: John Newcombe beats Jan Kodes (64 16 46 62 62)
1973 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1974 88th US Womens Tennis: B J M King beats E Goolagong Cawley (36 63 75)
1975 Viking 2 launched toward orbit around Mars, soft landing.
1975 Viking 2 launched toward orbit around Mars, soft landing.
1975 Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova (18) asks for political asylum
1975 Viking 2 Mars probe launch
1977 1st TRS-80 computer sold
1977 Tiger rookies Lou Whitaker & Allan Trammell debut together & will play together for 19 years
1978 3rd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-0
1978 92nd US Womens Tennis: Chris E L Mills beats Pam Shriver (75 64)
1978 Balt Orioles pull their 7th triple play (5-4-3 vs Toronto)
1978 Iraqi Ayatollah Khomeini calls for uprising in Irani army
1978 Kylene Barker (Virginia), crowned 51st Miss America 1979
1979 31st Emmy Awards: Taxi, Lou Grant, Ron Leibman & Ruth Gordon
1979 93rd US Womens Tennis: Tracy Austin beats C E Lloyd Mills (64 63)
1979 99th US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Vitas Gerulaitis (75 63 63)
1979 Sally Little wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
1979 Sid Bernstein offers $« billion for a Beatle reunion
1979 Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) weds Fouzia Ali at Kensington Mosque
1981 Vernon E Jordan resigns as president of National Urban League
1982 "Conestoga I", the world's first private rocket, is launched.
1982 "Conestoga I", the world's first private rocket, is launched.
1982 "Your Arms are Too Short..." opens at Alvin NYC for 69 performances
1982 Columbia mated with SRBs & external tank in preparation for STS-5
1982 Conestoga 1, 1st private commercial rocket, makes suborbital flight
1983 Challenger returns to Kennedy Space Center via Sheppard AFB, Texas
1983 Radio Shack announces their color computer 2 (Coco2)
1983 Vitas Gerulatis bets his house that Martina Navratilova can't beat 100th ranked male tennis player
1984 104th US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Ivan Lendl (63 64 61)
1984 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship
1984 Calif Angel Michael Witt is 11th to pitch a perfect baseball game
1985 President Reagan orders sanctions against South Africa
1985 Race riot in Birmingham England
1986 NYC jury indicts Gennadly Zakharov (Soviet UN employee) of spying
1987 Gary Hart admits on "Nightline," to cheating on his wife
1987 Largest US Tennis Open single night session (total) 21,016
1987 Larry Bird (Celtics), begins NBA free throw streak of 59
1987 Nolan Ryan strikes out his 4,500th batter
1988 Braves Bruce Sutter joins Fingers & Gossage to save 300 games
1988 Chris Evert defaults at US Open due to a stomach flu
1988 US swamps NZ at 27th America`s Cup: NZ set to appeal
1989 103rd US Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats M Navratilova (36 75 61)
1990 110th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (64 63 62)
1990 Bush & Gorbachev meet in Helsinki & urge Iraq to leave Kuwait
1990 Liberia president Samuel K Doe is captured by Mr Johnson's forces
1990 Oakland beats NY 7-3 to complete a 12-game sweep of Yankees this year
1990 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Ping-Cellular One Golf Championship
1991 Mike Tyson indicted for rape of Desiree Washington
1991 Only 1,695 fans watch Boston Red Sox play Cleveland
1992 1st time Baltimore Orioles draw 3 million fans at home
1992 9th MTV Awards: Howard Stern appears as Fartman
1992 Robin Yount, is 17th to get 3,000 hits
1993 Croupier of casino in Bristol England, shoots a 4, a record 8 times
1993 PLO recognizes state of Israel
1993 Ukraine premier Leonid Koetsjma, resigns
1994 Space shuttle STS 64 (Discovery 20), launches into orbit
1994 Tu-22 crashes into Aeroflot Tu-134a at Zhukovsky, 7 killed
1995 "Broadway Limited" last train ride (began in 1902)
1995 109th US Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (76 06 63)
1995 Chynna Phillips weds William Baldwin
1995 Dean St Station in Brooklyn, is 6th MTA station to close since 1904
1995 Ice Skater Nancy Kerrigan (25) weds her agent Jerry Solomon (41)
1997 Sinn Fein accepts Mitchell Principles on para-military disarmamen
2001 115th US Womens Tennis
2001 121st US Mens Tennis

That's All....

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