CDAY Almanac Today in history, birthdays, holidays CDAY 1 Birthdays BC Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro) Mantua, Italy (The ’neid)<br> Publius Vergilius Maro, Roman leader/poet (Bucolica, Aene‹s)<br> BC Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro) Mantua, Italy (The ’neid)<br> Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)<br> Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange<br> E. Torricelli --1647<br> E. Torricelli --1647<br> E. Torricelli --1647<br> E. Torricelli --1647<br> E. Torricelli --1647<br> Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)<br> Peter Gronland, composer<br> Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer<br> Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer<br> Johan O Wallin, Swedish poet/songwriter/archbishop (D”dens Engel)<br> Thomas Hastings, composer<br> Jos‚ Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14)<br> Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61)<br> August Ferdinand Haeser, composer<br> Amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863<br> Irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885<br> Marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary<br> Alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer<br> Asaph Hall, astronomer, discovered the moons of Mars<br> Asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos)<br> Asaph Hall, astronomer, discovered the moons of Mars<br> Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona)<br> Henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912<br> Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader<br> Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910<br> Friedrich Nietzsche, Ubermensch<br> Friedrich Nietzsche, Germany, philosopher/anti-semite (šbermensch)<br> Friedrich Nietzsche, Ubermensch<br> George F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament)<br> Wilhelm Posse, composer<br> R G Nivelle, French military man<br> John L. Sullivan, famed pugelist.<br> Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer<br> John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ (1882-92)<br> John L. Sullivan, famed pugelist.<br> Jaime de Magalhes Lima, Portuguese author/poet (Salmos do Prisoneiro)<br> Walther Amelung, German archaeologist<br> Otallo Morales, composer<br> Paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940)<br> Jane Darwell, [Patti Woodward], Palmyra MO, actress (Huckleberry Finn)<br> Sara Allgood, Dublin Ireland, actress (Blackmail, Storm in a Teacup)<br> P G Wodehouse, British-American writer (Stiff Upper Lip Jeeves)<br> Arcady Dubensky, composer<br> Ina Claire, [Fagan], Washington DC, actress (Ninotchika)<br> Charles II, King of Romania (1930-40)<br> Alfred Neumann, German playwright (Devil)<br> Melville Cooper, Birmingham England, TV panelist (I Got a Secret)<br> Gunther Ramin, composer<br> Fritz Feld, Berlin Germany, actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus)<br> Mervyn LeRoy, movie producer (Devil at 4 O'Clock)<br> Bernard von Brentano, German writer (Big Cats)<br> Hermann Abs, director (Deutsche Bank)/Hitler's advisor<br> Robert Bromston Thesiger Daniell, soldier<br> Andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer<br> William Edmundson, Spokane Wash, vocalist (Southernaires)<br> Julian Hodge, British financier/multi-millionaire (Hodge Group)<br> C. P. Snow, British novelist and scientist.<br> Alexey Kozlovsky, composer<br> Charles P Snow, England, novelist/scientist (Death Under Sail)<br> Dag Ivar Wiren, composer<br> Edna Deanne Fuelling, dancer choreographer/drama teacher<br> C. P. Snow, British novelist and scientist.<br> John "Cardinal" Dearden, US cardinal (1969-88)/archbishop of Detroit<br> John Kenneth Galbraith, economist<br> John Kenneth Galbraith, economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award)<br> John Kenneth Galbraith, economist<br> Robert Trout, Wake County NC, newscaster (ABC)<br> Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's)<br> James H[enry] Schmitz, Germany, sci-fi author (Lion Game)<br> Klaus Barbie, gestapo chief (Lyon)<br> W Weyrauch, writer<br> Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., historian<br> Arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson)<br> Jan Miner, Boston Mass, actress (Crime Photographer)<br> Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., historian<br> Edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall)<br> Howard Frank Trayton Smith, diplomat/head (MI5)<br> Mario Puzo, author (Godfather)<br> Angelica Rozeanu, Romanian table tennis player (World Champ 1950-55)<br> Gul Mahomed, cricketer (Indian & Pakistani batsman)<br> Mario Puzo, NYC, novelist (Godfather, Cotton Club, Earthquake)<br> Mario Puzo, author (Godfather)<br> Italo Calvino, Cuba, author (Winter's Night a Traveler)<br> Lee Iacocca, a very good new car salesman.<br> Colin Romoff, NYC, orch leader (Andy Williams Show)<br> Lee A Iacocca, CEO (Chrysler Corp)<br> Nigel Green, South Africa, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File)<br> Lee Iacocca, a very good new car salesman.<br> Mickey Baker, rocker<br> Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)<br> Jean Peters, Canton OH, actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters)<br> Karl Richter, composer<br> Michel Foucault, French philosopher (History of Sexuality)<br> Paul-Michel Foucault, French philosopher (Les Mots et les Choses)<br> Mary Perot Nichols, journalist<br> Oswald Moxley Gibbs, diplomat<br> Mark Lenard, actor (Mr Spock's dad Sarek-Star Trek)<br> Fela Ransome/Anikulapo Kuti, Nigerian singer/saxophonist<br> Phillipe Leroy, Paris France, actor (Night Porter, Leonardo da Vinci)<br> Jaan Raats, composer<br> Riekus Waskowsky, poet<br> Peter Haskell, Boston Mass, actor (Bracken's World, Rituals)<br> Bobby Joe Morrow, Brownsville TX, sprinter (Olympic-3 gold-1956)<br> Hans Croiset, Dutch theatre director/actor (Witte Waan)<br> Murdo Alexander MacLeod, minister<br> Kari Rydman, composer<br> Linda Lavin<br> Linda Lavin<br> Linda Lavin<br> Linda Lavin<br> Linda Lavin<br> Anthony Hopkins, clinical neurologist<br> Barry McGuire, Oklahoma City, singer (Eve of Destruction)<br> Linda Lavin, Portland Maine, actress (Alice, Barney Miller)<br> Marvin E "Marv" Johnson, US gospel/R&B singer (Move 2 mountains)<br> Rafael Aponte-Ledee, composer<br> Carmelo Bossi, Italy, light middleweight boxer (Olympic-silver-1960)<br> Penny Marshall, actress/director, (Awakenings)<br> Don Stevenson, Seattle Wash, rock drummer (Moby Grape)<br> James A Leach, (Rep-R-Iowa, 1977- )<br> Penny Marshall, Bronx NY, actress (Odd Couple, Laverne & Shirley)<br> Penny Marshall, actress/director, (Awakenings)<br> Mac Collins, (Rep-R-Georgia)<br> Jim Palmer<br> Jim Palmer<br> Jim Palmer<br> Jim Palmer<br> Jim Palmer<br> Jim Palmer, NYC, Oriole pitcher/sportscaster/jockey underwear salesman<br> Steven Camacho, cricketer (WI batsman early seventies)<br> Richard Carpenter, New Haven Ct, vocalist (Carpenters-Close to You)<br> Victor Banerjee, Calcutta India, actor (A Passage to India)<br> Lynn Lowry, E St Louis Ill, actress (Cat People, Crazies)<br> Aleksandr S Puchkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut<br> Chris De Burgh, [Davidson], Argent/Irish rock vocalist (Lady in Red)<br> Koos van der Vaart, Dutch MP (PvdA)<br> Frank Dimino, Wash DC, rock vocalist (Angel)<br> Roscoe Tanner, tennis player (Wimbledon Finals 1979)<br> Larry Miller, NYC, comedian/actor (Larry-Pursuit Of Happiness)<br> [Toriano] Tito Jackson, singer (Jackson 5-ABC, Never Can Say Goodbye)<br> Jere Burns, Cambridge MS, actor (Something So Right, Kirk-Dear John)<br> Kip Byrne, Detroit Mich, Canadian Tour golfer (Mich State Jr-1970-71)<br> Cathy Ladman, comedienne (Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead)<br> Kristine Winder, Vancouver BC, playmate (Oct, 1977)<br> Tanya Roberts, [Leigh], Bronx NY, actress (Charlie's Angels, Sheena)<br> Victor Pecci, Paraguay, tennis star<br> Jayne Modean, Hartford Ct, actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center)<br> Sarah Ferguson<br> Sarah Ferguson<br> Sarah Ferguson<br> Sarah Ferguson<br> Sarah Ferguson<br> Sarah Magaret Fergusson, [Fergie], London England, Duchess of York<br> Susan DeMattei, SF Calif, cyclist (Olympics-bronze-96)<br> Angela Rock, Lakewood CA, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1992)<br> Stanley Menzo, Suriname/Dutch soccer goaltender (Ajax/PSV)<br> Daniel Held, Milwaukee Wisc, 10k runner<br> Douglas Vipond, British pop drummer (Deacon Blue-Raintown)<br> Jeffrey Jacquet, Bay City Texas, actor (Mork & Mindy, Whiz Kids)<br> Carlos Garcia, Venezuela, infielder (Pitts Pirates)<br> George Koonce, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)<br> Meredith Rainey, Brooklyn NY, 800m runner<br> Curtis Cotton, NFL/WLAF cornerback (Oak Raiders, Frankfurt Galaxy)<br> Cooper Harris, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)<br> Lonnie Palelei, guard (NY Jets)<br> Angelia Savage, Miss USA-Florida (1997, top 6)<br> Bernardo Harris, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)<br> Roland McGhee, Flint Michigan, long jumper<br> Fred Hoiberg, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)<br> Susannah Kate Pryde, Auckland NZ, road race cyclist (Olympics-96)<br> Cheryl Crowe, Miss Delaware Teen USA (1997)<br> Devon Gummersall, Colo, actor (Relativity, Brian-My So Called Life)<br> Mahana Ka'ahumanu Walters, Miss Hawaii Teen USA (3rd-1997)<br> Owen Joseph Kline, son of Phoebe Cates & Kevin Kline General events Mushroom Day<br> National Grouch Day<br> World Poetry Day.<br> Mushroom Day<br> National Grouch Day<br> World Poetry Day.<br> English crown prince Arthur marries Catharina of Arag¢n<br> King Henry VIII of England orders bowling lanes at Whitehall<br> Emperor Karel I names Hern n Cort‚s governor of Mexico<br> Commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris<br> Many Catholic countries switch to Gregorian calendar, skip 10 days<br> Spanish general strategist Bernardino de Mendoza occupies fort Rhine<br> Paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve claims Montreal<br> Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Overijssel<br> Jews of Lublin are massacred<br> Asser Levy granted butchers license (kosher meat) in New Amsterdam<br> English fleet under Lord Peterborough occupies Barcelona<br> Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church<br> Saxon army surrenders to Prussia<br> Mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn)<br> Jean Pilƒtre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent<br> Earliest 32øF (0øC) recorded temp in NYC<br> 1st presidental tour-George Washington in New England<br> Napoleon Bonaparte exiled on Island of St Helena<br> Charles Darwin reaches Christ's Counsel, Cambridge<br> Karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung<br> Dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether<br> Grace Bedell writes to Lincoln, tells him to grow a beard.<br> Grace Bedell writes to Lincoln, tells him to grow a beard.<br> 11-year-old Grace Bedell writes to Lincoln, tells him to grow a beard<br> Cliff House opens in SF (1st of many on site)<br> Confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri<br> Great fire in Quebec destroys 2,500 houses<br> Child labor law takes 12 year olds out of work force<br> 45th Congress (1877-79) convenes<br> Edison Electric Light Company incorporated<br> K”ln cathedral completed, 633 years after it begun<br> 1st American fishing magazine, American Angler published<br> Supreme Court declares Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional<br> Hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season<br> Amsterdam Central Station officially opens<br> Alabama Penny Savings Bank organizes in Birmingham<br> Capt Alfred Dreyfus arrested accused of espionage<br> Aaron/Samuel Bloch carry 1st Mail Pouch<br> King Leopold II takes Belgian crown<br> Cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders<br> Claude Debussy's "La Mer," premieres<br> Union workers at NVV rejects safety demands<br> Red Sox Tris Speaker's makes only world series unassisted double play, from the outfield<br> Train crash in Liverpool during "Black Week"<br> ASCAP founded (American Soc of Composers, Authors & Publishers)<br> ASCAP founded (American Soc of Composers, Authors & Publishers)<br> ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers) founded<br> Battle of Warsaw, begins (ends Oct 21)<br> Clayton Anti-trust Act passed (union & strike rights)<br> Chicago White Sox beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 14th World Series<br> British Q-ship Cymric sinks British submarine J6<br> 14 horses begin 300-mile race from Vt to Mass for $1000 prize money<br> NY Yankees 1st World Series win beating NY Giants, 4 games to 2<br> Pres Coolidge declares Statue of Liberty a national monument<br> Pitts Pirates beat Wash Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series<br> Willem Landr‚'s opera "Beatrice" premiers in The Hague<br> Austria govt of Seipel, forms<br> Philip Barry's "White Wings!," premieres in NYC<br> German dirigible "Graf Zeppelin" lands in Lakehurst, NJ<br> Walter Johnson signs a 3-year contract to manage the Senators<br> Philadelphia Eagles play 1st NFL game, lose to NY Giants 56-0<br> NHL's St Louis Eagles fold<br> Ernest Hemingway novel "To Have & Have Not" published<br> Rather than accept any trade offers, the Yanks release Tony Lazzeri<br> Robert Sherwoods "Abe Lincoln in Illinois," premieres in NYC<br> LaGuardia Airport opens in NYC<br> Yeshiva of Mir closes after 124 years<br> -16] Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed<br> London's Waterloo Station bombed by Germans<br> 1st mass deportation of German Jews to Eastern Europe<br> Japan Tojo regime forms<br> Jews caught outside Polish Ghetto walls could be put to death<br> German 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 German's die<br> Baseball Attendance hits record 10.28 million (Tigers 1.28 is highest)<br> Smallest World Series share since 1918 (Cards $3,748, Red Sox $2,140)<br> St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 43rd World Series<br> Enos Slaughter scores from 1st on a single in World Series<br> China's Red army occupies Chinchov<br> Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt<br> Billy Graham begins his ministry<br> Tripura accedes to Indian union<br> "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV<br> Egyptian parliament accept denounces Suez Canal Treaty<br> Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC<br> John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC<br> KOIN TV channel 6 in Portland, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting<br> WJNL (now WFAT) TV channel 19 in Johnstown, PA (IND) begins<br> Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die<br> KLTV TV channel 7 in Tyler-Longview, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting<br> Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)<br> William J Brennan Jr appointed to Supreme Court<br> Yankees Enos Slaughter scores from 1st on a single in World Series<br> Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players<br> Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt<br> USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR<br> "Untouchables" premieres<br> KNDO TV channel 23 in Yakima, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting<br> "Laughs & Other Events" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 8 perfs<br> Byron R White appointed to Supreme Court<br> WLOX TV channel 13 in Biloxi-Gulfport, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting<br> Ludwig Erhard follows Conrad Adenauer as West German Chancellor<br> Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev<br> Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev<br> Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph<br> Dr Martin Luther King Jr awarded Nobel Peace Prize<br> Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev<br> St Louis Cardinals beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 61st World Series<br> NY Yankees appears in 14 & win 9 of last 16 World Series<br> Dodgers & Sandy Koufax win 7th game of 62nd World Series vs Twins<br> WEMT (now WVII) TV channel 7 in Bangor, ME (ABC) begins broadcasting<br> Australia bans Troggs' "I Can't Control Myself," as "terribly obscene"<br> LBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation (DOT)<br> AL expansion draft, KC pick Roger Nelson & Pilots pick Don Mincher 1st<br> Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated<br> Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)<br> NY Met Ron Swoboda's spectacular diving catch of sinking liner with runners at 1st & 3rd in 9th, Mets win in 10th in World Series game<br> Oriole Earl Weaver becomes 1st manager ejected in a World Series<br> Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war<br> Anwar Sadat elected president of Egypt<br> Baltimore Orioles beat Cin Reds, 4 games to 1 in 67th World Series<br> Bridge over Yarra River in Melbourne crashes; killing 35<br> Russian passenger flight hijacked to Turkey<br> 61st Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Bucharest (3-2)<br> Omni in Atlanta opens - Hawks beat NY Knicks 109-101<br> 7th Country Music Assn Award: Roy Clark wins<br> Tanks attack Thailand demonstrating students, 300 killed<br> National Guard mobilizes to restore order in Boston school busing<br> Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Paul J Flory (macro molecules)<br> Washington Capitals 1st NHL tie, playing LA Kings to 1-1 tie<br> Iceland moves intl boundary from 50 to 200 miles<br> 1st debate of major-ticket VP nominees Mondale (D) vs Dole (R)<br> Ringo releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll"<br> Arkansas' Steve Little kicks a record tying 67 yard field goal<br> Debbie Boone's "You Light Up My Life," goes #1 & stays #1 for 10 weeks<br> Don Ritchie runs world record 100 mile (11:30:51)<br> Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Civitan Golf Open<br> USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR<br> 1st Monday night game from NYC, Jets beat Vikings 14-7 (Shea Stad)<br> Chinese premier Hwa Kwofeng visits Paris<br> Military coup in El Salvador: president/general Carlos Romero flees<br> NY Knicks retire 2nd number, # 10, Walt Frazier<br> George Brett is forced out of World Series with hemorrhoids<br> Nobel prize for economy awarded to Lawrence R Klein<br> NY Yankees capture 33rd AL pennant, sweeping 3 games from Oakland A's<br> Black Hawks & Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds)<br> Columbia beats Yale 21-18 in football, will lose next 44 games<br> US Marine sharpshooters kill 5 snipers at Beirut Intl Airport<br> Central Intelligence Agency's Information Act passes<br> Centrum party expels 2nd Member of parliament Janmaat due to fraud<br> Nobel prize for economics awarded to Franco Modigliani<br> Shuttle Columbia carries Spacelab into orbit<br> Shelley Taylor of Australia makes fastest swim ever around Manhattan Island, doing it in 6 hours 12 minutes 29 seconds<br> Longest post season game, Mets beat Astros 7-6 in 16 & win NL pennant<br> "Late Nite Comic" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 4 performances<br> 6th Belgium govt of Martens falls<br> Coup in Burkina Faso, president Sankara dies<br> Lanford Wilson's "Burn This," premieres in NYC<br> NFL Players Assn orders an end to 24 day strike<br> Amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires<br> NCAA record rushing yardage (768 yards-Oklahoma)<br> With 2 outs in bottom of 9th, an injured Kirk Gibson hits dramatic 2 run HR to gives Dodgers a 5-4 win in 1st game of World Series<br> Billy Graham is given 1,900th star on Hollywood Blvd<br> S Afr pres FW de Klerk frees Sisulu & 4 other political prisoners<br> South african ANC-founder/leader Walter Sisulu freed<br> Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer<br> Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev wins Nobel Peace Prize<br> Clarence Thomas is confirmed as Supreme Court Justice (52-48)<br> Charles Taylor launches an offensive against Monrovia Liberia<br> Howard Stern radio show begins broadcasting on WLUP-AM, Chicago<br> NYC Subway motorman Robert Ray convicted of manslaughter in death of 5 riders, when he fell asleep drunk while in control of train<br> Amstel brewery on Cura‡ao produces 1,000,000,000th bottle<br> Guardian Angel Lisa Evers Sliwa files for divorce from Curtis Sliwa<br> Nelson Mandela & S Afr Pres F W de Klerk awarded Nobel Peace Prize<br> Botswana Pres Ketumile Masires BDP wins parliamentary election<br> Pres Jean-Baptiste Aristide returns to Haiti<br> Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA World Championship of Women's Golf<br> Carolina Panthers win 1st game ever beating NY Jets 26-15<br> Britain's Andy Green sets jet-powered car record (763.035 mph)<br> Cleve Indians beat Balt Orioles 4 games to 2 in ALCS<br> Former rep Dan Rostenkowski released from custody for mail fraud<br> NY jury awards boxer Mitch Green $45,000 in civil lawsuit against Mike Tyson, for street brawl in 1988<br> US launches nuclear powered Cassini to Saturn