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Births:

04/22/1357 Johan I, King of Portugal (1383-1433)
04/22/1451 Isabella I, of Castile, Queen of Spain (1479-1504), patron of Columb

04/22/1610 Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italy, lawyer/Pope (1689-91)
04/22/1640 Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun
04/22/1658 Giuseppe Torelli, Italy, composer (Concert Grossi op 8)
04/22/1682 Willem I Kerricx the Young, Flemish architect/sculptor/painter
04/22/1690 John Carteret, Earl Granville (C), English chief minister (1722-42)
04/22/1707 Henry Fielding, England, novelist (Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones)
04/22/1724 Immanuel Kant, Germany, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)
04/22/1766 Madame de Sta‰l, Swiss-French belle-lettrist (An Extraordinary Woman

04/22/1773 Jean V baron de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader
04/22/1775 Georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen)
04/22/1781 Christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer
04/22/1799 Jean Poiseuille, physician/physiologist (blood pressure)
04/22/1818 Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Major General (Union volunteers)
04/22/1823 Alfred Gibbs, Major General (Union Army), died in 1868
04/22/1827 William Hopkins Morris, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 19

04/22/1828 Guilherme Antonio Cossoul, composer
04/22/1831 Alexander McDowell McCook, Major General (Union volunteers)
04/22/1832 Julius Sterling Morton, Nebraska, (Gov-Neb), started Arbor Day
04/22/1839 August W Eichler, German botanist
04/22/1853 Alphonse Bertillon, France, anthropologist, devised crime ID system
04/22/1854 Henri-Marie Lafontaine, Belgium, international lawyer (Nobel 1913)
04/22/1858 Ethel Mary Smyth, composer
04/22/1863 Cornelis A J van Dishoeck, publisher
04/22/1866 Hans von Seeckt, German general (Future of the Reich)
04/22/1868 Jose Vianna da Motta, composer
04/22/1870 Nikolai Lenin, [Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov], Bolshevik/USSR revolutionis

04/22/1873 Ellen Anderson Glasgow, US, novelist (Ancient Law, Pulitzer-1942)
04/22/1876 O E R”lvaag, Norwegian-American novelist (Giants in the Earth)
04/22/1876 Robert B r ny, Sweden, otologist, vestibular expert (Nobel 1914)
04/22/1878 Kitty Gordon, entertainer
04/22/1884 Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer
04/22/1884 John van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Dies Sept 3, 1992)
04/22/1884 Otto Rank [Rosenfeld], Austria psychoanalysis (K nstler)
04/22/1891 Belle Bennett, actress (Way of All Flesh, Stella Dallas, Iron Mask)
04/22/1891 Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, composer
04/22/1892 Nikolai Obouhov, composer
04/22/1899 Martyn Green, actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Mikado, Iceman Cometh)
04/22/1902 Megan Lloyd George, English politician
04/22/1904 J[ulius] Robert Oppenheimer, head of Manhattan (A-bomb) Project
04/22/1904 Robert J Oppenheimer, US nuclear physics/director (Los Alamos)
04/22/1906 Eric William Fenby, composer/president (Delius Society)
04/22/1908 Eddie Albert, [Heimberger], Rock Island Il, actor (Oliver-Green Acre

04/22/1909 Ralph Byrd, Dayton Ohio, actor (Dick Tracy TV Show)
04/22/1910 Eric Scowen, physician
04/22/1910 R J Ritchie, tennis player
04/22/1912 Gavalda Miguel Querol, composer
04/22/1912 Kathleen Mary Ferrier, England, contralto (Orfeo Ed Evridice)
04/22/1914 Charles Hubert Sisson, author/poet (Christopher Homm)
04/22/1914 Jan de Hartog, Dutch/English writer (Holland's Glory)
04/22/1915 Dick Dudley, Tenn, TV host (Village Barn)
04/22/1915 Lord Airedale, British social democrat
04/22/1916 Earl of Oxford & Asquith, governor (Seychelles)
04/22/1916 Yehudi Menuhin, NYC, violinist/conductor (Bartok's Sonata)
04/22/1917 Leo Abse, biographer/MP
04/22/1917 Mile Yvette Chauvir‚, ballerina assoluta
04/22/1917 Sidney Nolan, Australia, painter/illustrator (Ned Kelly)
04/22/1918 Robert Wadlow, Alton Ill, world's tallest man (8'11.1')
04/22/1919 Donald Cram, US, biochemist (Nobel 1987)
04/22/1920 Hal March, SF Calif, actor/TV host ($64,000 Question, Outrage)
04/22/1922 Charles Mingus, Arizona, jazz bassist (Pithecanthropus Erectus)
04/22/1922 Lou Stein, Phila Pa, pianist (Tonight! America After Dark)
04/22/1922 Richard C Diebenkorn Jr, US, painter (Ocean Park Paintings)
04/22/1923 Betty Page, Kingsport Tn, playmate (Jan, 1955)/model (Dark Angel)
04/22/1923 Hugh Lloyd, actor (Punch & Judy Man, Dunroamin' Rising)
04/22/1923 Paula Fox, US children's books author (Poor George)
04/22/1923 Peter Bowring, CEO (C T Bowring)
04/22/1925 George Cole, actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers, Gone in 60 Seconds)
04/22/1926 Bob Flannigan, Greencastle Ind, singer (4 Freshmen)
04/22/1926 Charlotte Rae, Milwaukee Wisc, actress (Edna-Facts of Life)
04/22/1927 Pascal Bentoiu, composer
04/22/1928 Aaron Spelling, TV executive producer (Charlie's Angels)
04/22/1929 Margaret Pereira, forensic scientist
04/22/1929 Michael Atiyah, educator (Trinity College - Cambridge England)
04/22/1929 Robert Wade-Gery, diplomat/exec director (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
04/22/1931 Henk Gortzak, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CPN/PSP)
04/22/1931 Robert Dickson, Canada, ice hockey player (1948)
04/22/1931 Ronald Hynd, British choreographer
04/22/1931 Siem Devout, actor
04/22/1932 Michael Colgrass, Chicago Illinois, composer (Best Wishes)
04/22/1933 John A Llewellyn, Cardiff Wales, astronaut
04/22/1933 Robin Hutton, merchant banker
04/22/1934 Nico Ladenis, restauranteur
04/22/1934 Viscount Portman
04/22/1935 Christopher Ball, linguist/warden (Keble College-Oxford)
04/22/1935 Glen Campbell, Delight Ark, actor/singer (Time I Get to Phoenix)
04/22/1937 Bobbi Fiedler, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- )
04/22/1937 David Summerscale, head master (Westminster School England)
04/22/1937 Jack Nicholson, NJ, actor (One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest, Shining)
04/22/1937 Kenneth Palmer, cricket umpire
04/22/1938 Alan Bond, tycoon/yachtsman
04/22/1939 Jason Miller, actor/writer (Exorcist, Light of Day)
04/22/1944 Joshua Rifkin, composer
04/22/1945 Alan Dukes, Irish leader (Fine Gael)
04/22/1945 Donald Graham, US businessman(?)
04/22/1945 Giel˜n Escher, Dutch postage stamp artist
04/22/1945 Robert Key, MP/British undersecretary for National Heritage
04/22/1946 Archy Kirkwood, MP (L-D)
04/22/1946 Dectuplets, Bacacay Brazil, 8 males & 2 females
04/22/1947 Barry Guy, composer
04/22/1948 Carole Drinkwater, actress (Father, Haunted School)
04/22/1949 Spencer Haywood, Silver City Ms, NBAer (Oly-gold-1968, Knicks)
04/22/1950 Lewis Biggs, curator (Tate Gallery-North Liverpool)
04/22/1950 Peter Frampton, rock guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive)
04/22/1952 Tamara Sergeyevna Zakharova, cosmonaut
04/22/1954 Joseph Bottoms, Santa Barbara Cal, actor (Surfacing, Blind Date)
04/22/1955 Arthur Baker, rock producer (Afrika Banbaataa-Planet Rock)
04/22/1956 Catherine Mary Stewart, actress (Passion & Paradise, Riding the Edge

04/22/1957 Ethel White, WBL guard (NY Stars)
04/22/1960 Lloyd Honeyghan, welterweight boxing champ
04/22/1961 Byron Allen, LA Calif, comedian (Real People, Byron Allen Show)
04/22/1961 Jeff Hostetler, NFL QB (NY Giants, 1990 Superbowl)
04/22/1962 Michael Damien, actor (Young & Restless)
04/22/1964 Chris Makepeace, actor (Vamp, My Bodyguard, Meatballs, Oasis)
04/22/1967 Sheryl Lee, actress (Love Lies & Murder)
04/22/1968 Vernell Coles, basketball player (Olympic-bronze-1988)
04/22/1969 Craig Logan, Scotland, rock bassist (Bros Front, Bon Jovi-New Jersey

04/22/197- Scott Nemes, actor (Grant Schumacker-It's Garry Shandling)
04/22/1972 Anna Falchi, Tampera Finland, actress (La Dolce Vita '90)
04/22/1980 Aaron Metchnik, Santa Barbara Calif, actor (Stephen-Torkelsons)
04/22/1985 Lauri Hendler, Ft Belvoir Va, actress (Julie-Gimme a Break)


Deaths:

04/22/ 536 Agapitus I, Italian Pope (535-36), dies
04/22/1253 Elias van Cortona, Italian general (1232-39), dies at about 53
04/22/1355 Eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II, dies at 36
04/22/1462 Gilbert of Lannoy, master of Villerval/Tronchiennes/Santes, dies
04/22/1648 Catharina Belgian van Nassau, daughter of Willem, dies at 69
04/22/1662 John Tradescant, gardener, dies
04/22/1699 Hans A Freiherr von Abschatz, poet, dies
04/22/1776 Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67
04/22/1778 James Hargreaves, inventor (spinning jenny), dies
04/22/1782 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer, dies at 66
04/22/1788 Zacharias H Alewijn, poet, dies at 46
04/22/1827 Thomas Rowlandson, cartoonist, dies
04/22/1830 Knud L Rahbek, Danish literary, dies at 69
04/22/1833 Richard Trevithick, inventor (steam locomotive), dies at 62
04/22/1844 Henri-Montan Berton, composer, dies at 76
04/22/1864 Joseph Gilbert Totten, US Union general-major, dies at 76
04/22/1878 Top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rh˜n-N], writer, dies
04/22/1883 Octave Fouque, composer, dies at 38
04/22/1892 Edouard Lalo, composer, dies at 69
04/22/1901 William Stubbs, historian/bishop, dies
04/22/1908 Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British premier (1905-08), dies
04/22/1925 Andre Caplet, composer, dies at 46
04/22/1929 Odon Peter Jozsef de Mihalovich, composer, dies at 86
04/22/1930 Jeppe Aakj‘r, Danish journalist/author/poet (Rugens sange), dies at

04/22/1933 Frederick Henry Royce, motorcar pioneer, dies
04/22/1944 Mezio Agostini, composer, dies at 68
04/22/1946 Harlan Fiske Stone, Chief Justice Supreme Court (1941-46), dies at 7

04/22/1946 Lionel Atwill, actor (Capt Blood, Great Waltz), dies at 61
04/22/1950 Charles H Houston, architect of NAACP legal campaign, dies at 54
04/22/1951 Stanley Ridges, actor (possessed, Sgt York, Mr Ace), dies
04/22/1957 I Roy D Campbell, British writer (Garcia Lorca), dies at 54
04/22/1957 Ignatius Roy Dunnachie Campbell, poet, dies
04/22/1962 Solomon Pimsleur, composer, dies at 61
04/22/1962 Vera Reynolds, actress (Dragnet Patrol, Lawless Woman), dies at 62
04/22/1967 Tom Conway, actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show), dies at 62
04/22/1975 Mary Philips, actress (Farewell to Arms), dies at 75
04/22/1976 Frutuoso de Lima Viana, composer, dies at 79
04/22/1977 Charles Sanford, orch leader (Your Show of Shows), dies at 71
04/22/1978 Will Geer, actor (Grandpa Walton-Waltons), dies at 75
04/22/1980 Jane Froman, singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), dies at 72
04/22/1981 Brailsford Reese Brazeal, dean (Morehouse College), dies at 76
04/22/1982 Melville Bell Grosvenor, pres (Natl Geographic Society), dies at 80
04/22/1983 Earl 'Fatha' Hines, US, jazz pianist/conductor, dies
04/22/1983 Walter Slezak, actor (Lifeboat, Spy Hunt, Black Beauty), dies at 80
04/22/1984 Ansel Adams, US photographer, dies at 82
04/22/1988 Irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96
04/22/1989 Huey Newton, US, Black Panther leader, shot dead at 47
04/22/1990 Bertil Unger, actor, dies
04/22/1992 Billy Wayne White, murderer, executed in Texas, at 34
04/22/1992 Joop [Joseph] van Santen, Dutch 1st Chamber member (CPN), dies
04/22/1992 Youcca Troubatzkoy, actress (Flower of the Night), dies
04/22/1993 Andries Treurnicht, founder S Afr Conservative Party, dies at 72
04/22/1993 Cesar Chavez, US farm worker (United Farm Workers), dies at 66
04/22/1993 Mark Koenig, baseball shortstop (NY Yankees), dies at 88
04/22/1994 D Nauta, theologist/church historian/lawyer, dies at 96
04/22/1994 Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President (1969-75), dies at 81 of strok



Significant Events:

04/22/ 296 St Gaius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
04/22/ 536 St Agapitus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
04/22/ 687 -BC- Chinese record a meteor shower in Lyra
04/22/1073 Pope Alexander II buried/Ildebrando chosen as Pope Gregory VII
04/22/1145 19th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
04/22/1164 Raynald of Dassel names Guido di Crema as anti-pope Paschalis III
04/22/1370 Bastille begins being built in Paris
04/22/1500 Pedro Alvarez Cabral discovers Brazil & claims it for Portugal
04/22/1509 Henry VIII ascended to throne of England
04/22/1526 1st slave revolt occurs in SC
04/22/1529 Spain & Portugal divide eastern hemisphere in Treaty of Saragosa
04/22/1662 Royal Society incorporates
04/22/1674 Netherlands & M nster sign peace treaty
04/22/1676 Battle of Etna (Ned/Spain-France, M de Ruyter fatally wounded
04/22/1769 Madame du Barry becomes King Louis XV's 'official' mistress
04/22/1796 Napoleon defeats Piedmontese at Battle of Mondovi
04/22/1809 Battle at Eckm hl - Napoleon beats Austria arch duke Karl
04/22/1817 Cura‡ao prohibits use of white paint due to fierce sunlight
04/22/1823 Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
04/22/1838 English steamship 'Sirius' docks in NYC after Atlantic crossing
04/22/1861 Robert E Lee named commander of Virginia forces
04/22/1864 US mints 2› coin (1st appearance of 'In God We Trust')
04/22/1876 1st NL game, Boston Braves beat Phila Athletics 6-5
04/22/1884 Thomas Stevens starts 1st bike trip around world (2 yrs 9 mos)
04/22/1889 Oklahoma land rush officially started; some were 'sooner'
04/22/1897 NYC Jewish newspaper 'Forward' begins publishing (stiil active)
04/22/1898 1st Spanish-American War action: USS Nashville, takes enemy ship
04/22/1898 Baltimore James Hughes no-hits Boston Braves 8-0
04/22/1898 Cincinnati Red Theodore Breitenstein no-hits Pirates 11-0
04/22/1898 US gunboat Nashville defeats Spanish ship Buena Ventura
04/22/1898 US president Mckinley orders blockade of Cuban harbors
04/22/1903 American Power Boat Association forms
04/22/1903 NY Highlanders (Yankees) 1st game, Senators win 3-1 before 11,950
04/22/1905 Operations beginn uniting conservatory of Nature monument Amsterdam
04/22/1906 10th anniversay Olympic games open at Athens, Greece
04/22/1909 A Kopff discovers asteroid #680 Genoveva
04/22/1911 H E Wood discovers asteroid #715 Transvaalia
04/22/1913 Montenegro troops march into Skoetari, North-Albania
04/22/1914 Mexico ends diplomatic relations with US
04/22/1915 1st military use of poison gas (chlorine, by Germany) in WW I
04/22/1915 2nd Battle of Ypres begins
04/22/1915 Yankees don pinstripes & hat-in-the-ring logo for 1st time
04/22/1922 South Ossetian Autonomous Region established in Georgian SSR
04/22/1924 Hague Chambers of Commerce forms
04/22/1925 K Reinmuth discovers asteroids #1042 Amazone & #1043 Beate
04/22/1926 Persia, Turkey & Afghanistan sign treaties of security
04/22/1927 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1209 Pumma
04/22/1930 H Van Gent discovers asteroid #1226 Golia
04/22/1930 US, Britain & Japan agree to reduce naval forces
04/22/1931 Egypt & Iraq sign peace treaty
04/22/1933 Dutch govt forbids leftwing radio address
04/22/1937 NYC college students stage 4th annual peace strike
04/22/1941 Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #1567 Alikoski
04/22/1943 RAF shoots down 14 German transport planes over Mediterranean Sea
04/22/1944 Allies land near Hollandia, New-Guinea
04/22/1944 Hitler & Mussolini meet at Salzburg
04/22/1945 Concentration Camp at Sachsenhausen liberated
04/22/1945 Toronto Maple Leafs beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 3 for Stanley Cup
04/22/1946 SED, Sozialistic Einheitspartei Deutschlands, party forms
04/22/1947 Philadelphia beats Chicago, 4 games to 2, for 1st NBA championship
04/22/1948 WTVR TV channel 6 in Richmond, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting
04/22/1951 Ticker-tape parade for General MacArthur in NYC
04/22/1952 1st atomic explosion on network news, Nob, Nevada
04/22/1954 Achiel of Acker forms Belgian govt
04/22/1954 NBA adopts 24-second shot clock & 6 team-foul rule
04/22/1954 Senate Army-McCarthy televised hearings began
04/22/1954 USSR joins UNESCO
04/22/1955 Congress orders all US coins bear motto 'In God We Trust'
04/22/1955 KC Athletic's 1st game, beat Tigers 6-2
04/22/1961 Uprising of French parachutist of Gen Salan/Challe in Algeria
04/22/1962 Tor Maple Leafs beat Black Hawks 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup
04/22/1964 Tanganyika & Zanzibar form republic Tanzania
04/22/1964 World's Fair (Flushing Meadow, Corona Park, NY) opens
04/22/1966 Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4
04/22/1967 Martial Law goes into effect in Greece
04/22/1969 Joe Frazier KOs Dave Zygiewicz in 1:36
04/22/1969 Robin Knox-Johnston ends 312 day non-stop sailing
04/22/1970 1st Earth Day held internationally to conserve natural resources
04/22/1970 NY Met Jerry Grote sets record of 20 put outs by a catcher
04/22/1970 NY Met Tom Seaver strikes out last 10 Padres, for a total of 19
04/22/1970 Senators beat Yankees 2-1 in 18 innings
04/22/1971 Soyuz 10 launched
04/22/1972 Apollo astronauts John Young & Charles Duke ride on Moon
04/22/1974 Barbara Walters becomes news co-anchor of Today Show
04/22/1974 C Torres discovers asteroid #2976 Lautaro
04/22/1975 Penguins 2-Isles 4-Quarterfinals-Penguins hold 3-2 lead
04/22/1976 Barbara Walters becomes 1st female nightly network news anchor
04/22/1976 Director Ingmar Bergman leaves Sweden due to taxation
04/22/1977 Simon Peres becomes premier of Israel
04/22/1979 Mick Jaggar & Keith Richards give a benefit concert in Canada
04/22/1981 10,000 copper workers in Chile strike
04/22/1981 Almost 1 million West German metal workers in strike
04/22/1982 Atlanta Braves lose after winning 1st 13 games of season
04/22/1982 Launch of STS-3-Lousma & Fullerton [03/23]
04/22/1983 Rangers 2-Isles 5-Patrick Div Finals-Isles win series 4-2
04/22/1983 Soyuz T-8 returns to Earth
04/22/1986 Consumer Price Index drops .04% for 2nd month in a row
04/22/1987 Sri Lanka Air Force bomb Tamil, 100s killed
04/22/1989 Nolan Ryan strikesout his 5,000th batter (Rickey Henderson)
04/22/1990 Lebanon releases hostage Robert Polhill
04/22/1991 Earthquake strikes Costa Rica & Panama, kills 95
04/22/1991 Intel releases 486SX chip
04/22/1991 Johnny Carson announces he will retire next year from Tonight Show
04/22/1991 Shalom America (Jewish cable network) is launched in Brooklyn & Quee

04/22/1992 Gas explodes in sewer, kills 200 in Guadalajara Mexico
04/22/1992 Holocaust Museum dedicated in Washington DC
04/22/1992 Richter 6 Earthquake in California
04/22/1993 Seattle Mariner Chris Basio no-hits Boston Red Sox
04/22/1994 Ice skater Tonya Harding sues ex-husband Jeff Gillooly for $42,500
04/22/1994 Michael Moorer beats Hollyfield to become 1st lefty HW boxing champ
04/22/1994 Schelto Patijn appointed mayor of Amsterdam

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Births:

04/23/1464 Johanna van Valois, Queen of France
04/23/1464 Robert Fayrfax, composer
04/23/1484 Julius C‘sar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things)
04/23/1500 Alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician
04/23/1547 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quioxite)
04/23/1564 William Shakespeare, bard (Hamlet, MacBeth, Julius C‘sar) (approx)
04/23/1598 Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander
04/23/1629 John Commelin, director (Hortus Botanist Amsterdam)
04/23/1649 Andreas Kneller, composer
04/23/1697 George Baron Anson, British admiral/explorer
04/23/1715 Johann Friedrich Doles, composer
04/23/1728 Samuel Wallis, explorer (Wallis Island)
04/23/1731 William Williams, US merchant (signed Decl of Independence)
04/23/1735 Ildephons Haas, composer
04/23/1747 Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer
04/23/1756 Alexander Reinagle, composer
04/23/1775 Joseph Mallord Turner, England, landscape painter (Shipwreck)
04/23/1791 James Buchanan, Cove Gap PA, (Fed/Dem), 15th US president (1857-61)
04/23/1791 W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter/cartoonist
04/23/1803 Jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian minister of Justice
04/23/1809 Eugene-Prosper Prevost, composer
04/23/1810 Thomas Wright, historian
04/23/1812 Louis-Antoine Julien, conductor
04/23/1813 Stephen Arnold Douglas, (Little giant), US senator (Lincoln debates)

04/23/1818 James Anthony Froude, historian
04/23/1818 John Gill Shorter, Gov (Confederacy), died in 1872
04/23/1821 Pierre Dupont, song writer
04/23/1823 Abd l-Medjid, 31st sultan of Turkey (1839-61)
04/23/1827 Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German Catholic lawyer
04/23/1828 Albert FA, king of Saxon (1873-1902)
04/23/1852 Edwin Markham, US, poet (1st winner of Amer Acad of Poets Award 1937

04/23/1855 Earnest L Wolzogen, German writer (stichtte cabaret šberbrettl)
04/23/1857 Ruggero Leoncavallo, Naples Italy, composer (I Medici)
04/23/1858 Ethel Mary Smyth, composer
04/23/1858 Max KE Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck constant, Nobel 1918
04/23/1861 Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Field Marshal
04/23/1867 Simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher
04/23/1877 Arthur Farwell, composer
04/23/1881 Otakar Sini, composer
04/23/1882 Albert Coates, St Petersburg Russia, conductor/composer (Eagle)
04/23/1882 Max [G M J] Winders Maximilien, Belgium, architect (WW II)
04/23/1890 Donald Nichols Tweedy, composer
04/23/1890 Marcel L'Herbier, French director/screenwriter (El Dorado)
04/23/1891 Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Ukraine, composer (Peter & the Wolf)
04/23/1892 Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Neart], Flemish writer
04/23/1893 Frank Borzage, Salt Lake City, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo)
04/23/1894 Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Jassy, Simba, Farmer's Wife)
04/23/1894 Georges Renavent, actor (Moulin Rouge, Scotland Yard, Comrade X)
04/23/1896 Margaret Kennedy, novelist
04/23/1897 Harold French, director (Encore)/actor
04/23/1897 John Wengraf, actor (12 to Moon, Pride & Passion)
04/23/1897 Lester Bowles Pearson, (L) 14th Canadian PM (1963-68) (Nobel 1957)
04/23/1897 Lucius du Bignon Clay, US, general (WW II)/gov (West Germany)
04/23/1898 Edwin E Dwinger, German writer (General Wlassow)
04/23/1899 Edith Ngaio Marsh, NZ, Kiwi mystery writer (Black Beech & Honeydew)
04/23/1899 Vladimir Nabokov, St Petersburg Russia, novelist (Lolita, Ada)
04/23/1900 Ary Verhaar, composer
04/23/1900 Henry Barraud, composer
04/23/1902 Halld¢r Laxness, Iceland, novelist (Salka Valka) (Nobel 1955)
04/23/1904 Duncan Renaldo, Spain, actor (Cisco Kid)
04/23/1904 Leslie French, actor/singer (More than a Miracle)
04/23/1905 Lord Carew
04/23/1906 Marcel Hillaire, Cologne Germany, actor (Adv in Paradise)
04/23/1906 Maria Arnoldo, [Adrianus Broeders], photographer/writer
04/23/1907 Baroness Dudley
04/23/1908 Herbert Telley, British actuary
04/23/1909 Thomas Padmore, senior civil servant
04/23/1911 Ronald Neame, director (1st Monday in Oct, Poseidon Adventure)
04/23/1913 Jan Meyerowitz, composer
04/23/1914 Andrew Martin, Lord-Lt (Lechestershire England)
04/23/1914 John Hubbard, Indiana Harbor Indiana, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie)
04/23/1914 Mitsu Suzuki, teacher of tea ceremony at SF Zen Center
04/23/1914 Simone Simon, France, actress (All Money Can Buy, Ladies in Love)
04/23/1915 Arnold Hall, CEO (Hawker Siddeley Group)
04/23/1916 Bud Wilkinson, college football coach (Oklahoma)
04/23/1917 Jacob Kistemaker, nuclear physicist (ultra centrifuge)
04/23/1918 Anthony Craxton, British TV producer
04/23/1918 Maurice Druon, [Kessel], French writer/journalist (Prix Goncourt)
04/23/1919 Dorian Leigh, entertainer
04/23/1919 Talivaldis Kenins, composer
04/23/1920 Eric Yarrow, CEO (Clydesdale Bank)
04/23/1920 Louis Barron, composer
04/23/1921 Janet Blair, Altoona Pa, actress (Leave it to the Girls, Smith Famil

04/23/1921 Warren Spahn, left-handed pitcher (Boston/Milwaukee Braves)
04/23/1922 Boy [Segundo JA] Ecury, Aruba, resistance fighter
04/23/1922 Diarmuid Downs, auto engineer
04/23/1923 Avram Davidson, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Peregrine: Primus, Rork!)
04/23/1923 James Kirkup, travel writer/poet/novelist (African in Greenland)
04/23/1924 Arthur Frackenpohl, Irving NJ, composer (Natural Superiority of Musi

04/23/1924 Colin Welch, columnist/critic
04/23/1924 Malcolm Anson, CEO (Wessex Water Authority)
04/23/1926 James P Donleavy, Brooklyn, novelist (Ginger Man, Onion Eaters)
04/23/1926 Richard Laws, Master (St Edmunds College Cambridge)
04/23/1927 Russell Smith, composer
04/23/1928 Bill Cotton, CEO (Noel Gay TV)
04/23/1928 Okke Jager, theologist/writer/poet
04/23/1928 Shirley Temple Black, Santa Monica Calif, child actress/ambassador
04/23/1929 George Steiner, professor of English
04/23/1930 Michael Bowen, RC Archbishop (Southwark)
04/23/1932 Halston, [R Halston Frowick], fashion designer (1972 Hall of Fame)
04/23/1932 Jim Fixx, jogger/writer (Jim Fixx on Running)
04/23/1933 Roger Wittevrongel, Flemish painter
04/23/1935 David Evans, MP
04/23/1936 Elias, [Etienne Michiels], Flemish painter
04/23/1936 Glen Campbell, Billstown Ar, country singer (Gavelston)
04/23/1936 Joseph Willaert, Flemish painter
04/23/1936 Roy Orbison, sings about his Pretty Woman (Traveling Willberries)
04/23/1937 Victoria Glendinning, author (Edith Sitwell A Unicorn Among Lions)
04/23/1938 Russell Hillhouse, under-sect Scottish Office
04/23/1938 Steven D Symms, (Sen-R-ID, 1981- )
04/23/1939 David Birney, Wash DC, actor (Brigette Loves Bernie, St Elsewhere)
04/23/1939 Ray Peterson, Denton Tx, singer (Tell Laura I Love Her)
04/23/1939 William Hagerty, editor (People)
04/23/1940 Lee Majors, [Harvey Yeary], TV actor ($6,000,000 Man, Stunt Man)
04/23/1940 Richard Monaco, US, sci-fi author (Grail War, Final Quest)
04/23/1941 Ed Stewart, British DJ
04/23/1941 Hal Daub, (Rep-R-NB, 1981- )
04/23/1942 Sandra Dee, Bayonne NJ, actress (Gidget, Imitation of Life)
04/23/1943 Carmen von Thyssen, Barcelona Spain, Baroness
04/23/1943 Herve Villechaize, France, 'Da Plane! Da Plane!' (Fantasy Island)
04/23/1943 Hugh Davies, composer
04/23/1943 Tony Esposito, Ontario, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks)
04/23/1947 Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, Ireland, political activist (or 1940)
04/23/1947 Saskia, [Trudy van den Berg], singer (S & Serge, Spinning Wheel)
04/23/1948 Tessa Wyatt, actress (Beast in the Cellar, Wedding Night)
04/23/1949 Blair Brown, Wash DC, actress (Altered States, Molly Dodd)
04/23/1949 John Miles, vocal/guitar/keyboards (John Miles Band-Rebel, Zaragon)
04/23/1949 Joyce DeWitt, Wheeling WV, actress (Janet Wood-Three's Company)
04/23/1949 Walter Sweeney, MP
04/23/1951 Loek M L H A Hermans, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
04/23/1952 Lionel Johnston, Augusta Ga, actor (Sons & Daughters)
04/23/1952 Narada, [Michael Walden], Mich, rocker (Don't Want Nobody Else)
04/23/1952 Tony Maselli, (fictional character on 'Who's the Boss')
04/23/1953 Fred Upton, (Rep-R-Michigan)
04/23/1953 James Russo, actor (My Own Private Idaho, China Girl, Extremities)
04/23/1955 Mike Smith, British DJ
04/23/1955 Su Ingle, British TV hostess
04/23/1955 Tony Miles, chess player
04/23/1957 Jan Hooks, Decatur Georgia, comedienne actress (SNL, Designing Women

04/23/1958 Max Planck, physicist (Quanta Physics)
04/23/1960 Steve Clark, rock guitarist (Def Leppard-Hysteria)
04/23/1960 Valerie Bertinelli, Del, (1 Day at a Time, Sydney); Ms Eddie Van Hal

04/23/1964 Dan Frischman, Whippany NJ, actor (Arvid Engen-Head of the Class)
04/23/1964 Gen, [Simon Matthews], English pop drummer (Jesus Jones-Zeroes & One

04/23/1967 Brent Muscat, rocker (Faster Pussycat-Wake Me When It's Over)
04/23/1967 Melina Kanakaredes, Akron Ohio, actress (Eleni Andros-Guiding Light)

04/23/1968 Susan Emily Savastano, E Providence RI, Miss RI-America (1991)
04/23/1969 Nadeem Shahid, cricketer
04/23/1981 Lady Gabriella MAO Windsor, daughter of English prince Michael


Deaths:

04/23/ 34 Christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton
04/23/ 303 George, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded
04/23/ 990 Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet
04/23/ 997 Vojtech 'Adalbert' of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at

04/23/0303 George, knight of Cappadoci‰?/saint/patron of England, beheaded
04/23/1016 Aethelbred II 'the Unready', king of England (979-1016), dies
04/23/1416 Blaise/Blasius of Parma, Ital astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies
04/23/1616 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at

04/23/1616 William Shakesphere, Engl author (Hamlet), dies on his 52nd birthday

04/23/1625 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies, dies at 57
04/23/1670 Loreto Vittori, composer, dies at 69
04/23/1695 Henry Vaughan, poet (Silex Scintillans), dies at 72
04/23/1728 Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer, dies at 83
04/23/1732 Cajetan Kolberer, composer, dies at 64
04/23/1740 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies
04/23/1742 Mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62
04/23/1762 Johann Samuel Endler, composer, dies at 67
04/23/1774 Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies
04/23/1812 Franz Sebastian Haindl, composer, dies at 85
04/23/1827 Johanna C Wattier-Ziesenis, actress (Phaedra/Lady MacBeth), dies at

04/23/1838 John W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape Colony/Dutch-Indies, dies at 75
04/23/1847 Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64
04/23/1850 William Wordsworth, poet, dies at 80
04/23/1853 Auguste Laurent, chemist, dies
04/23/1865 James Dearing, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 24
04/23/1878 Friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies
04/23/1885 William Henry Holmes, composer, dies at 73
04/23/1895 Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig, physiologist, dies
04/23/1897 Clement Harris, composer, dies at 25
04/23/1905 Karel Komzak, composer, dies at 54
04/23/1915 Rupert Chawner Brooke, English poet (Lithuania), dies at 27
04/23/1918 Percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies
04/23/1926 Joseph Pennell, artist/author, dies
04/23/1929 Rudolf W Nilsen, Norwegian poet (Hverdagen), dies
04/23/1942 Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear, pres of Argentina (1922-28), dies at 73
04/23/1943 Fr‚deric baron d'Erlanger, French composer/banker, dies at 56
04/23/1946 Jesus Castillo, composer, dies at 68
04/23/1952 Elisabeth Schumann, singer, dies
04/23/1952 Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Neart], Flemish writer, dies at 60

04/23/1957 William Orlamond, actor (Flesh & Devil, Words & Music), dies at 89
04/23/1960 Tojohiko Kagawa, Japanese christian-social reformer/writer, dies
04/23/1962 Stirling Moss, auto racer, killed while racing
04/23/1965 Josephina J 'Fien' de la Mar, actress (Pygmalion), dies at about 67
04/23/1969 Krzystzof Komeda, composer, dies at 37
04/23/1970 Herb Shriner, host/humorist (Herb Shriner Show), dies at 51
04/23/1971 William Tubman, president of Liberia, dies
04/23/1973 Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar, dies at 85
04/23/1975 Pete Ham, rokcer (Badfinger), dies at 27
04/23/1976 James Flavin, actor (Man With a Camera), dies at 69
04/23/1976 Ronald Radd, actor (King Lear, Up Jumped a Swagman), dies
04/23/1976 Shimen Ruskin, actor (Meyer-Corner Bar), dies at 68
04/23/1980 Jane Froman, US singer (JF's USA Canteen), dies at 72
04/23/1983 Buster Crabbe, Olympic swimmer/actor (Flash Gordon), dies at 75
04/23/1983 Selena Royale, actress (Robot Monster), dies at 78
04/23/1984 August 'Guus' Oster, actor/director (Carrie), dies at 68
04/23/1985 Kent Smith, actor (Peyton Place, Invaders), dies at 78
04/23/1985 Sam J Ervin Jr, (Sen-D-NC), dies at 88
04/23/1986 Harold Arlen, [Hyman Arluck], US composer, murdered at 81
04/23/1986 Otto Preminger, dir (Advise & Consent, Anatomy of Murder), dies at 7

04/23/1988 Arthur Michael, Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
04/23/1990 Albert Salmi, actor (Love Child, Hard to Hold), dies at 62
04/23/1990 Palmer Deane, actor, dies
04/23/1990 Paulette Goddard, actress (Hazard), dies at 78 (or 84) in Switzerlan

04/23/1991 Peter Bailey, Graphic designer/calligrapher
04/23/1992 Deron Johnson, 1965 NL run leader, dies of cancer at 53
04/23/1992 Satayajit Ray, Indian director (Distant Thunder/Agantuk), dies at 70

04/23/1992 Victoria Kellem Lederma, entertainer, dies
04/23/1993 Bertus Aafjes, poet/writer (World is a Muze), dies at 78
04/23/1993 Lalith Athulathmudali, Sri Lankan minister, murdered at 59
04/23/1994 Cecile Dreesmann, son of Anton Dreesmann, dies at 74


Significant Events:

04/23/1014 King Brian Boru of Ireland beats Danes at Battle of Clontarf
04/23/1348 1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter)
04/23/1662 Connecticut chartered as an English colony
04/23/1723 Cornelis Steenoven elected archbishop of Utrecht
04/23/1775 Opera 'Il R‚ Pastore' is produced (Salzburg)
04/23/1789 President George Washington moves into Franklin House, NY
04/23/1795 William Hastings acquitted in England of high treason
04/23/1798 Dutch emperor accepts new Constitution
04/23/1826 Missolonghi captured by Turks
04/23/1838 English steamship 'Great Western' crossing Atlantic docks in NYC
04/23/1860 Dem convention in Charleston SC divided over slavery
04/23/1861 Arkansas troops seize Ft Smith
04/23/1861 Battle of San Antonio, TX
04/23/1864 Battle of Cane River, LA (Red River Expedition, Monett's Ferry)
04/23/1867 Queen Victoria & Napoleon III turn down plans for a channel tunnel
04/23/1871 Blossom Rock in SF Bay blown up
04/23/1878 1st Dutch test drive of steam tram
04/23/1881 Gilbert & Sullivan's opera 'Patience' produced in London
04/23/1883 John Heemskerk Azn forms Dutch govt
04/23/1891 Jews are expelled from Moscow Russia
04/23/1896 Premier of motion pictures (Koster & Bial's Music Hall, NYC)
04/23/1896 Vitascope system of movie projection 1st demonstrated (NYC)
04/23/1900 1st know occurrence of word 'hillbillie' (NY Journal)
04/23/1904 American Academy of Arts & Letters forms
04/23/1908 Denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accor

04/23/1910 International Exhibition opens in Brussels
04/23/1915 ACA becomes National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA)
04/23/1918 Battle of Zeebrugge ends
04/23/1918 Dover Patrol overthrows Germany U-boat in East Sea
04/23/1918 National Urban League forms
04/23/1920 Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara
04/23/1924 British Empire Exhibition opens at Wembley
04/23/1924 London: king George V opens British Empire Exposition
04/23/1925 1st London performance of operetta 'Fasquita' staged
04/23/1925 Pastor LH Perquin forms Union of Catholic Radio Workers (KRO)
04/23/1930 H Van Gent discovers asteroids #1225 Ariane & #1267 Geertruida
04/23/1932 Shakespeare Memorial Theatre opens at Stratford-on-Avon
04/23/1936 M Laugier discovers asteroid #1651 Behrens
04/23/1938 Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self government
04/23/1940 Dance hall fires kills 198 (Natchez Miss)
04/23/1940 NY Yankees dedicate a plaque to Jacob Rupert
04/23/1942 4-day allie bombing on Rostock begins
04/23/1945 Concentration camp Flossenb rg freed
04/23/1945 US troops in Italy cross river Po
04/23/1946 Bkln Dodger Ed Head no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0
04/23/1948 KSTP TV channel 5 in St Paul-Minneapolis, MN (ABC) 1st broadcast
04/23/1949 Chinese Red army conquerors Nanjing
04/23/1949 Courtesy mail boxes for motorists started in SF
04/23/1949 Netherland annexes Elten & Tudderen
04/23/1950 1st major league day game completed under lights (Phils 6, Braves 5)

04/23/1950 Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers 4 games to 3 for Stanley Cup
04/23/1950 Minneapolis beats Syracuse, 4 games to 2, for NBA championship
04/23/1950 Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island
04/23/1952 Oil pipeline from Kirkuk to Banias completed
04/23/1953 KTAR (now KPNX) TV channel 12 in Phoenix, AZ (NBC) begins broadcasti

04/23/1953 WCOV TV channel 20 in Montgomery, AL (IND/CBS) begins broadcasting
04/23/1954 Hammerin' Hank Aaron hits 1st of his 755 homers
04/23/1954 NBA adopts 24 second shot clock rule
04/23/1956 US Supreme court ends race segregation on buses
04/23/1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London
04/23/1962 NY Mets win their 1st game ever, after going 0-9, beat Pirates 9-1
04/23/1962 Ranger 4, 1st US satellite to reach Moon launched from Cape Canavera

04/23/1965 Launch of 1st Soviet communications satellite
04/23/1967 Soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes 1st in-flight casualty
04/23/1968 1st decimal coins issued in Britain (5 & 10 pence)
04/23/1968 United Methodist Church forms
04/23/1969 Over 1000ý mi flooded in Shantung Province China
04/23/1969 Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Bobby Kennedy
04/23/1971 Columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike
04/23/1971 Soyuz 10 launched; cosmonauts become 1st in Salyut 1 space station
04/23/1972 Apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface
04/23/1976 Felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #2808
04/23/1977 Czech chess master Vlastimil Hort plays 201 games simultaneously
04/23/1977 Dr Allen Bussey completes 20,302 yo-yo loops
04/23/1980 Soviet sub catches fire off Japan, 9 die
04/23/1984 AIDS-virus identified (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)
04/23/1985 Brooklyn College soccer team wins Nepal's invitational
04/23/1985 C Shoemaker & E Shoemake discovers asteroid #3581 Alvarez
04/23/1985 Flyers 5-Isles 3-Patrick Div Finals-Flyers hold 3-0 lead
04/23/1985 New Coke debuts
04/23/1985 P Jensen discovers asteroid #3318 Blixen
04/23/1986 Grand Floridan Beach Resort groundbreaking
04/23/1986 Madrid-Nelli Cooman runs world record 60m indoor (7 sec)
04/23/1987 28 construction workers killed in an apt collapse in Bridgeport, Ct
04/23/1987 NJ Devils farm team Maine Mariners (AHL) move to Utica (Devils) NY
04/23/1988 A greek pedals self-powered aircraft, 74 miles
04/23/1989 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his last game as a Laker
04/23/1989 Students in Beijing China announce class boycotts
04/23/1991 Bjorn Borg loses 6-2, 6-3 to Jordi Arrese after 8 year lay off
04/23/1991 USSR grants republics right to secede under certain conditions
04/23/1992 'Shirnada' opens at Broadhurst theater on Broadway
04/23/1992 Marion Berry (former mayor of Wash DC) let out of prison
04/23/1993 Eritrea votes to seceed from Ethiopia
04/23/1994 Army shoots to death 23-40 fishermen in Gonaives Haiti
04/23/1994 Libertarian party nominates Howard Stern for Governor of NY

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Births:

04/20/ 121 Marcus Aurelius, 16th Roman emperor (161-80), philosopher
04/20/1442 Edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)
04/20/1494 John Agricola [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
04/20/1594 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
04/20/1705 Balthasar Schmid, composer
04/20/1725 Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer
04/20/1726 Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer
04/20/1745 Philippe Pinel, physician, founder of psychiatry
04/20/1748 Georg Michael Telemann, composer
04/20/1748 Guillaume Albert Teniers, composer
04/20/1761 Johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer
04/20/1808 Louis-Napoleon (Napoleon III), emperor of France (1852-71)
04/20/1809 John Smith Preston, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1881
04/20/1824 Alfred Holt Colquitt, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1894
04/20/1827 John Gibbon, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1896
04/20/1839 Carol I, King of Romania (1881-1914)
04/20/1840 Odilon Redon, French painter/author (La nuit, Ràves)
04/20/1850 Daniel Chester French/American sculptor (Minute Man)
04/20/1858 Auguste Chapuis, composer
04/20/1860 Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch SDAP Member of 2nd parliament
04/20/1866 Victor Hollaender, composer
04/20/1870 Simeon Roncal, composer
04/20/1871 William Henry Davies, Wales, poet (Autobiography of a Super Tramp)
04/20/1876 Gerard J Arbous, actor/publicist (Prince Willem of Orange)
04/20/1879 Robert Lynd, Irish writer/critic (Pleasures of Ignorance)
04/20/1881 Nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us

04/20/1881 Sem Dresden, composer/conductor
04/20/1889 Adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)
04/20/1890 Adolf SchÑrf, president Austria
04/20/1893 Harold Lloyd, Burchard Neb, silent comic (Why Worry, Safety Last)
04/20/1893 Juan Mir¢, Spain, painter/sculptor (Dog Barking at the Moon)
04/20/1894 Martinus Nijhoff, poet/interpreter/linguistic (spelling)
04/20/1897 Bernard Verhoeven, poet/literature (About the Laugh)
04/20/1897 Gregory Ratoff, Russian/US actor/director (Corsican Brothers)
04/20/1900 Fred Raymond, composer
04/20/1900 Kees Verwey, painter/water colors painter/cartoonist
04/20/1901 Michel Levis, French cultural anthropologist
04/20/1902 Donald Wolfit, actor (Becket, Guilty, Room at the Top, Svengali)
04/20/1902 Vesselin Stoyanov, composer
04/20/1903 Dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade)
04/20/1904 Bruce Cabot, Carlsbad NM, actor (Diamonds are Forever, King Kong)
04/20/1907 William Dollar, St Louis, ballet dancer/choreographer
04/20/1908 Wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch
04/20/1909 Lionel Hampton, orchestra leader/vibraphone improviser
04/20/1910 Robert F Wagner, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1954-65)
04/20/1912 Ed Jones, (Rep-D-TN, 1969- )
04/20/1912 Soewarsil Djojopoespito, Indonesia, writer (Toe the Line)
04/20/1913 Dick Wessel, actor (Dick Tracy vs Cueball, Beware of Blondie)
04/20/1920 John Paul Stevens, Illinois, 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- )
04/20/1923 Tito Puente, Puerto Rico, bandleader (Dance Mania)
04/20/1924 Gerhard Samuel, composer
04/20/1924 Nina Foch, Leiden Netherlands, actress (American in Paris)
04/20/1925 Ernie Stautner, NFL defensive tackle (Pitts Steelers)
04/20/1925 Richard Hoffmann, composer
04/20/1927 Karl MÅller, Switzerland, superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987)
04/20/1929 Bob Braun, Ludlow Ky, singer (Dotty Mack Show)
04/20/1931 Lee H Hamilton, Daytona Beach Fla, (Rep-D-Ind, 1965- )
04/20/1936 Pat Roberts, (Rep-R-KS, 1981- )
04/20/1938 Bernard Malivoire, France, cox pair (Olympic-gold-1952)
04/20/1938 Betty Cuthbert, Australia 100m/200m/400m dash (Olympic-gold-1956, 64

04/20/1938 Johnny Tillotson, Jacksonville Fla, singer (Gidget, Poetry in Motion

04/20/1939 Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norse premier (1981-82, 86-89, 90- )
04/20/1940 George Takei, LA Calif, actor (Sulu-Star Trek, Green Berets)
04/20/1940 John Cremer, writer/sculptor (I, John Cremer)
04/20/1941 Joni Evans, NYC, publisher (Simon & Schuster, Random House)
04/20/1941 Ryan O'Neal, LA Calif, actor (Peyton Place, Paper Moon, Love Story)
04/20/1943 Edie Sedgwick, actor (Ciao Manhattan)
04/20/1943 Ian Watson, UK, sci-fi author (Book of Being, Whores of Babylon)
04/20/1943 Michael Greer, Galesburg Ill, actor (Bobby Gentry Show)
04/20/1945 Jimmy Winston, organist (Samll Facres-Itchycoo Park)
04/20/1947 David Leland, actor/director (Nothing But Trouble)
04/20/1948 Craig Frost, keyboardist (Grand Funk Railroad-Some Kind of Wonderful

04/20/1949 Jessica Lange, Cloquet Minnesota, actress (King Kong, Tootsie)
04/20/1950 Itumeleng J Mosala, S Afr president (Azanian People's Org)
04/20/1951 Luther Vandross, rock vocalist (On the Wings of Love)
04/20/1957 Richenel, [Hubertus R Baars], singer/perforner (Turn my page)
04/20/1959 Clint Howard, Burbank Calif, actor (Gentle Ben)
04/20/1961 Don 'Hitman' Mattingly, Indiana, NY Yankee 1st baseman (MVP 1985)
04/20/1963 Brett Edward Garsed, Victoria Australia, heavy metal artist (Nelson)

04/20/1963 Kal Swan, heavy metal rocker
04/20/1967 J D Roth, Beverly Hills Calif, TV host (Fun House)
04/20/1967 Lara Jill Miller, Allentown Pa, actress (Samantha-Gimme a Break)
04/20/1975 Joey Lawrence, Phila Pa, actor (Joey-Gimme a Break, Summer Rental)
04/20/1977 Lisa Ervin, figure skater (US Nationals-4th-1992)


Deaths:

04/20/1164 Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies
04/20/1314 Clement V, [Bertrand the Got], pope (1305-14) moved papacy to Avigno

04/20/1317 Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies
04/20/1534 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies
04/20/1632 Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake
04/20/1643 Christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75
04/20/1662 Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies
04/20/1695 Georg Caspar Weckler, composer, dies at 63
04/20/1786 John Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21
04/20/1812 George Clinton, 4th US VP, dies at 73 1st VP to, die in office
04/20/1820 Arthur Young, author (Annals of Agriculture)
04/20/1821 Franz K Achard, German physicist/chemist, dies at 67
04/20/1836 Johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/field marshal, dies at 75
04/20/1839 Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, die

04/20/1869 Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72
04/20/1869 Piotr Studzinski, composer, dies at 42
04/20/1872 Ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja), dies at 62
04/20/1899 Edouard Pailleron, French attorney/comedian (voice oó), dies at 64
04/20/1900 Mebel Mercer, popular singer of England
04/20/1906 Australian wombat, dies in London Zoo at 26; oldest known marsupial
04/20/1912 Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies
04/20/1935 Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter, dies at 92
04/20/1941 Barend de Her, Dutch lawyer, dies in Buchenwald at 49
04/20/1947 Christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47), dies
04/20/1956 Jaap Vranken, organist/composer (Stabat mater), dies
04/20/1956 Lieven Duvosel, composer, dies at 78
04/20/1962 Arthur Harmat, composer, dies at 77
04/20/1962 Jesse G Vincent, engineer designed 1st V-12 engine, dies at 82
04/20/1965 Richard Wessell, actor (Carney-Riverboat), dies at 54
04/20/1968 Marion Weeks, entertainer, dies
04/20/1971 Cecil Parker, actor (Court Jester, Operation Snafu), dies at 73
04/20/1973 Robert Armstrong, actor (Fall Guy, Exposed), dies at 82
04/20/1974 Agnes Moorehead, actress (Endora-Bewitched), dies at 67
04/20/1974 Mohammed Ayub Khan, premier/president (Pakistan), dies
04/20/1977 Bryan Foy, director/writer, dies
04/20/1979 Peter Donald, host (Masquerade Party), dies at 60
04/20/1982 Archibald MacLeish, US, lawyer/writer (Conquistador), dies at 89
04/20/1982 Mimi Boesnach, actress (The wedding of Kloris & Roses), dies at 82
04/20/1984 Mabel Mercer, English/US singer (Fly me to the moon), dies at 84
04/20/1987 Antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78
04/20/1991 Don[ald] Siegel, US director (Coogan's bluff/Dirty Harry), dies
04/20/1991 Jumjaagiyn Tsedenbal, Mongolian politcian, dies
04/20/1991 Sean O'Faolain, [John Whelan], Irish writer (Nest of Simple), dies
04/20/1991 Steve Marriott, England, rocker (Humble Pie/All or nothing), dies
04/20/1992 Benny Hill, comedian (Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 67

04/20/1992 Johnny Shines, Delta blues singer/guitarist, dies at 76
04/20/1993 Cantinflas, [Mario Moreno], Mexican actor (Pepe), dies at 81
04/20/1994 Jean Carmet, French actor (Merci la vie, Le sucre), dies at 72


Significant Events:

04/20/ 295 8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
04/20/ 850 Guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne
04/20/1139 2nd Lateran Council (10th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
04/20/1505 Jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg
04/20/1770 Capt Cook arrives in New South Wales
04/20/1775 British begin siege of Boston
04/20/1777 New York adopts new constitution as an independent state
04/20/1792 France declares war on Austria, Prussia & Sardinia
04/20/1799 Napoleon issues a decree calling for establishing Jerusalem for Jews

04/20/1809 Napolean I defeats Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria
04/20/1836 Territory of Wisconsin created
04/20/1841 1st detective story (Poe's 'Murders in Rue Morgue') published
04/20/1853 Harriet Tubman starts Underground Railroad
04/20/1861 Battle of Norfolk, VA
04/20/1861 Robert E Lee resigns from Union army
04/20/1871 3rd Enforcement Act (President can suspend writ of habeas corpus)
04/20/1872 SF Bar Association organized
04/20/1879 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus

04/20/1884 Pope Leo XIII encyclical 'On Freemasonry'
04/20/1888 246 reported killed by hail in Moradabad, India
04/20/1894 136,000 mine workers strike in Ohio for pay increase
04/20/1898 US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota opens
04/20/1902 Marie & Pierre Curie isolate radioactive element radium
04/20/1903 R S Dugan discovers asteroid #508 Princetonia
04/20/1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition opens in St Louis
04/20/1904 M Wolf discovers asteroid #532 Herculina
04/20/1910 Cleve Indians Addie Joss 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago, 1-0
04/20/1910 Halley's Comet passes 29th recorded perihelion at 87.9 million km
04/20/1912 Fenway Park officially opens, Red Sox beat NY Highlanders 7-6 in 11
04/20/1912 Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens
04/20/1914 33 killed by soldiers during mine strike in Ludlow, Colo
04/20/1914 F Kaiser discovers asteroid #786 Bredichina
04/20/1914 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #787 Moskva
04/20/1916 German-British sea battle off Belgian coast
04/20/1916 Wrigley Field in Chicago opens
04/20/1917 Pravda (Lenin names Russia 'Free land of world')
04/20/1919 Polish Army captures Vilno, Lithuania from Soviet Army
04/20/1920 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium
04/20/1920 Balfour Declaration recognized, makes Palestine a British Mandate
04/20/1920 Big Show ends 2 year run on NBC radio
04/20/1920 Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama & Mississippi
04/20/1926 1st check sent by radio facsimile transmission across Atlantic
04/20/1931 British House of Commons agrees for sports play on Sunday
04/20/1934 Heinrich Himmler becomes inspector Prussian secret state police
04/20/1935 'You're Hit Parade' begins broadcasting (becomes #1 quickly)
04/20/1936 Jews repell an Arab attack in Petach Tikvah Palestine
04/20/1939 New York World's Fair opens
04/20/1939 Ted Williams' 1st hit (off of Yankee Red Ruffing) a double
04/20/1940 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa
04/20/1941 100 German bombers attack Athens
04/20/1942 German occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach
04/20/1942 Heavy German assault on Malta
04/20/1944 Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter John Postma sentence to dea

04/20/1944 NFL leagalizes coaching from bench
04/20/1945 German occupiers flood Beemster & Fencer
04/20/1945 Soviet troops enter Berlin
04/20/1945 US 7th army captured German city of Nuremberg
04/20/1945 US forces conquer Motobu peninsula on Okinawa
04/20/1946 1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs
04/20/1948 Walter P Reuther UAW pres shot & wounded at his home in Detroit
04/20/1949 Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California
04/20/1950 Balt's Memorial Stadium opens - Orioles of International League
04/20/1950 R C Cameron discovers asteroid #1575 Winifred
04/20/1951 Velsen city council demands investigation of police collaborators
04/20/1957 John Kelley, 1st American since 1945, wins Boston Marathon
04/20/1957 Yankee Bill Skowron becomes 3rd player to hit a ball out of Fenway
04/20/1958 Buses replace Key System trains at 3 AM
04/20/1958 Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup
04/20/1958 Morocco demands departure of Spanish troops
04/20/1961 American Harold Graham makes 1st rocket belt flight
04/20/1962 NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 63,250 m
04/20/1962 New Orleans Citizens Co gives free 1-way ride to blacks to move Nort

04/20/1962 OAS-leader ex-general Salan arrested in Algiers
04/20/1964 86% of black students boycott Cleveland schools
04/20/1965 People's Republic China offers North Vietnam military aid
04/20/1966 WDCA TV channel 20 in Washington, DC (IND) begins broadcasting
04/20/1967 French author RÇgis Debray caught in Bolivia
04/20/1967 NY Met Tom Seavers 1st victory, beating Cubs, 6-1
04/20/1967 US Surveyor 3 lands on Moon
04/20/1967 US planes bomb Haiphong for 1st time during Vietnam War
04/20/1968 Pierre Elliott Trudeau sworn-in as Canada's PM
04/20/1968 S Afr Boeing 707 crashes at Windhoek, 122 killed
04/20/1970 Bruno Kreisky becomes 1st socialistic chancellor of Austria
04/20/1970 Ron Hill's 2:10:30 at Boston, sets new US marathon record
04/20/1971 Barbra Striesand records 'We've Only Just Begun'
04/20/1971 US Supreme Court upholds use of busing to achieve racial desegregati

04/20/1972 Apollo 16's Young & Duke land on Moon with Boeing Lunar Rover #2
04/20/1973 Canadian ANIK A2 becomes 1st commercial satellite in orbit
04/20/1974 Paul McCartney releases 'Band on the Run'
04/20/1975 Penguins 1-Isles 3-Quarterfinals-Penguins hold 3-1 lead
04/20/1976 George Harrison sings lumberjack song with Monty Python
04/20/1977 A R Klemola discovers asteroid #2261
04/20/1977 Supreme Court rules 'Live Free or Die' may be covered on NH licenses

04/20/1977 Woody Allen's film 'Annie Hall' premieres
04/20/1978 Korean Airlines flight 007 shot down by Soviets in Russian airspace
04/20/1980 Cubans begin to arrive in US from Mariel boatlift
04/20/1981 Final performance of TV show 'Soap' airs
04/20/1981 Rocker Papa John Phillips arrested for drug possession
04/20/1983 Pres Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security
04/20/1983 Rangers 2-Isles 7-Patrick Div Finals-Isles hold 3-2 lead
04/20/1983 Soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock
04/20/1984 Russian offensive in Panshirvallei Afghanistan
04/20/1985 Carlos Lopes runs world record marathon (2:07:12)
04/20/1985 Karyn Marshall of NYC lifted 303 lbs in a clean & jerk lift
04/20/1986 Michael Johnson sets NBA playoff record with 63 points in a game
04/20/1986 Vladimir Horowitz performs in his Russian homeland
04/20/1987 Sri Lanka: Tamils shoot 122 Singalezen dead
04/20/1987 Toshihko Seko & Rosa Mota win Boston Marathon
04/20/1987 US deports Karl Linnas, charged with nazi war crimes, to USSR
04/20/1988 Balt Orioles worst record to start a season 0-14 (will go 0-21)
04/20/1988 NJ Devils 1st playoff hat trick-Eric Broten
04/20/1988 US accuses Renamo of killing 100,000 Mozambiquians
04/20/1988 Yanks HR 9,999 (D Winfield) 10,000 (C Washington) 10,001 (J Clarke)
04/20/1990 Pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income
04/20/1991 1st non stop flight Schiphol-Flamingo airport Bonaire
04/20/1991 Raghib 'Rocket' Ismael signs with Toronto Argonauts for $26.2 millio

04/20/1992 100th episode of 'Murphy Brown' airs
04/20/1992 All star concert in memory of Freddie Mercury held at Wembley Stadiu

04/20/1992 Expo '92 opens in Seville Spain
04/20/1992 Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner
04/20/1992 Queen's concert at Wembley stadium
04/20/1993 Uranus passes Neptune (once every 171 years)
04/20/1994 Serbian army bombs hospital in Goradze Bosnia, 47 killed

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Births:

04/21/1546 Arcangelo Crivelli, composer
04/21/1619 John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)
04/21/1672 Johann Philipp Kafer, composer
04/21/1713 Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France
04/21/1729 Catharina II, the Great, writer/emperess of Russia (1762-96)
04/21/1730 Antonin Kammel, composer
04/21/1749 Johann Michael Malzat, composer
04/21/1774 Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist)
04/21/1775 Alexander Anderson, US, engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare)
04/21/1779 William Knyvett, composer
04/21/1782 Friedrich W A Fröbel, German educator (founded kindergarten)
04/21/1795 Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint
04/21/1803 Levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885
04/21/1806 Peter van Schendel, painter
04/21/1809 Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy)
04/21/1814 Beni Egressy, composer
04/21/1816 Charlotte Brontë, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre)
04/21/1816 Louis Trezevant Wigfall, Confederate Army, died in 1874
04/21/1824 Anselmo Clave, composer
04/21/1828 Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage & Italy)
04/21/1834 William Rufus Terrill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862

04/21/1837 Fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908)
04/21/1838 John Muir, US, naturalist, discovered glaciers in High Seirras
04/21/1840 Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis)
04/21/1849 Oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization
04/21/1853 Charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer
04/21/1854 Eusapia Palladino
04/21/1854 Wladyslaw Rzepko, composer
04/21/1864 Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)
04/21/1867 Benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary
04/21/1871 Leo Blech, composer
04/21/1871 Vojtech Rihovsky, composer
04/21/1878 Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist
04/21/1886 Charlie Naughton, (Frozen Limits)
04/21/1887 Lillian Walker, entertainer
04/21/1889 Efrem Alexandrovich Zimbalist, composer
04/21/1892 Jaroslav Kvapil, composer
04/21/1896 Attila Hörbiger, Austrian actor (Die Grosse Liebe, Die Julika)
04/21/1896 Henry M de Montherlant, French stage author (La Reine Morte)
04/21/1898 Steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants)
04/21/1899 Clement D'Hooghe, composer
04/21/1899 Randall Thompson, NYC, composer (Trip to Nahant)
04/21/1901 Julian Bautista, composer
04/21/1903 Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark
04/21/1904 Gśsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67)
04/21/1904 Jean Hélion, artist/author (They Shall Not Have Me)
04/21/1905 Edmund G 'Pat' Brown, (Gov-D-Calif)
04/21/1907 Antoni Szalowski, composer
04/21/1907 Beatrice Kay, NYC, singer/actress (Sister Sue-Calvin & Col)
04/21/1908 Louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1932, 36)
04/21/1909 Rollo May, US, psychologist (Love & Will)
04/21/1911 Leonard Warren, NYC, baritone (Met 1939-60) died on stage
04/21/1912 Feike P Asma, organist
04/21/1912 Marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu negro)
04/21/1912 Nell [Petronella GS] Koppen, actress (Kniertje in on hoop of zegen)
04/21/1913 Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor (isolated growth hormones)
04/21/1913 Kai-Uwe von Hassel, German politician
04/21/1913 Norman Parkinson, England, fashion photographer (Harper's Bazaar)
04/21/1915 Andor Kovach, composer
04/21/1915 Anthony Quinn, México, actor (Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia)
04/21/1915 Frick, [W Groebli], Swiss clown (Frick & Frack
04/21/1916 Sidney Clute, Brooklyn NY, actor (Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey)
04/21/1917 Emanuel Vardi, Jerusalem Israel, violist (SD Symph 1978-82)
04/21/1919 Franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng (Oper Grasshoppe

04/21/1920 Bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer (Hyperion)
04/21/1920 Christopher Dark, actor (Suddenly, Tenderfoot)
04/21/1923 Andrea Domburg, actress (Theo d'Or Prize, Keetje Tippel)
04/21/1924 Daniel Melnick, NYC, producer (Get Smart)
04/21/1924 Ira Louvin, Rainsville Ala, country singer (Louvin Brothers)
04/21/1926 Elizabeth, Alexandra Mary Windsor II, Queen of England (1952- )
04/21/1927 Robert Brustein, NYC, dean (Yale School of Drama)
04/21/1930 Margaret Rose, London England, Princess of York
04/21/1930 Silvana Mangano, Italy, actress (Death in Venice, Barabbas)
04/21/1932 Elaine May, Phila Pa, comedienne/writer/actress (New Leaf)
04/21/1933 Easley Blackwood, Indianapolis In, composer (Un Voyage á Cythere)
04/21/1935 Charles Grodin, actor (Woman in Red, Lonely Guy, Heartbreak Kid)
04/21/1935 Robin Dixon, England, 2 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1960)
04/21/1936 Anthony Joseph Gnazzo, composer
04/21/1936 Bob Cleary, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
04/21/1937 Charles Lee Herron, Ky, FBI most wanted fugitive (Jan 1 1986)
04/21/1939 John McCabe, composer
04/21/1941 David L Boren, (Sen-D Oklahoma)
04/21/1942 Bobby McClure, US gospel singer (Don't Mess Up a Good Thing)
04/21/1947 Iggy Pop, [James Osterberg], Mich, rocker (Zombie Birdhouse)
04/21/1947 John Weider, bassist (Family-Family Entertainment)
04/21/1948 Gary A Condit, (Rep-D-California)
04/21/1948 Paul Davis, Meridian Mi, country/rock vocalist (I Go Crazy)
04/21/1949 Patti LuPone, Northport NY, actress/singer (Evita, Life Goes On)
04/21/1951 Aleksandr Ivanovich Laveikin, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-2)
04/21/1951 Paul Carrack, rocker (Squeeze/Ace-How Long)
04/21/1951 Tony Danza, Brooklyn, (Tony Banta-Taxi, Tony Micelli-Who's the Boss)

04/21/1956 Rick DeMont, US, 400m swimmer, drug disqualification (1972 Olympics)

04/21/1957 Jesse Orosoco, baseball relief pitcher (NY Mets, LA Dodgers)
04/21/1958 Andie MacDowell, [Rosalie Anderson], Gaffney SC, actress (Green Card

04/21/1959 Robert Smith, rock guitarist/vocalist (Cure-Hell's Kitchen)
04/21/1960 Julius Korir, Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Olympic-gold-1984)
04/21/1962 Sergei Viktorovich Zalyotin, Russia, major/cosmonaut
04/21/1963 John Cameron Mitchell, actor (Misplaced, Band of the Hand)
04/21/1965 Karen Foster, Lufkin Tx, playmate (Oct, 1989)
04/21/1971 Samantha Druce, youngest woman to swim English Channel
04/21/1978 Avi Phillips, Ontario, actor (Maniac Mansion)
04/21/1984 Ashley Peldon, Staten Is NY, actress (Marsha Lewis-Guilding Light)


Deaths:

04/21/1073 Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies
04/21/1109 Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
04/21/1142 Pierre Abélard, French philosopher (Sic et Nun, Héloőse), dies at 62

04/21/1509 Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies
04/21/1574 Cosimo d' Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54
04/21/1652 Pietro Della Valle, composer, dies at 66
04/21/1696 Andres de Sola, composer, dies at 61
04/21/1730 John Palfijn, Flemish physician/inventor (forceps), dies at 79
04/21/1736 French E van Savoye, Austria army commander, dies at 72
04/21/1780 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer, dies at 60
04/21/1878 Temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62
04/21/1898 Louis Theodore Gouvy, composer, dies at 78
04/21/1899 Heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer, dies at 80
04/21/1900 Heinrich Vogl, composer, dies at 55
04/21/1910 Mark Twain, [Samuel Langhorne Clemens], author, dies in Redding Conn

04/21/1918 'Red Baron', [Manfred von Richtofen], killed in WW I
04/21/1924 Eleanora Duse, Italian actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies
04/21/1930 Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, actress (Mother), dies
04/21/1930 Robert S Bridges, poet laureate (Testament of beauty), dies at 85
04/21/1938 Muhammad Iqbal, Dutch east indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, die

04/21/1939 Herman Finck, composer, dies at 66
04/21/1946 John M Keynes, English economist (How to pay for the war?, dies
04/21/1948 Carlos Lopez Buchardo, composer, dies at 66
04/21/1952 Leslie Banks, actor (Henry V, 21 Days, Eye Witness), dies at 61
04/21/1961 James Melton, opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57
04/21/1962 Frederick Handley Page, designer of 1st big airplane (40 seats), die

04/21/1967 André L Danjon, French astronomer, dies at 77
04/21/1968 Norman Demuth, composer, dies at 69
04/21/1968 Toby Halicki, car-crash film producer 48, killed shooting stunt
04/21/1971 Edmund Lowe, actor (Front Page Detective), dies at 81
04/21/1971 François 'Doc' Duvalier, dictator Haőti, dies at 64
04/21/1973 Ursula Jeans, actress (Cavalcade, Over the Moon), dies at 66
04/21/1975 Jack Allan Westrup, composer, dies at 70
04/21/1977 Gummo [Milton] Marx, US comic (Marx Brothers), dies at 84
04/21/1982 Joe Sawyer, actor (Biff O'Hara-Adventures of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 8

04/21/1983 Walter Slezak, actor (Lifeboat), commits suicide at his NY home at 8

04/21/1985 Rudi Gernreich, US designer (miniskirt), dies at 62
04/21/1985 Tancredo Neves, President (Civil rights activist), dies at 75
04/21/1987 Edith S Green, (Rep-D-Ore), dies at 77
04/21/1989 James Kirkwood, actor/writer (Devil's Holiday), dies at 64
04/21/1990 Erté, art deco stylist, dies at 97
04/21/1990 Johnny Beagley, winner of two 1942 World Series games
04/21/1991 Richard Bolling, (Rep-D-Missouri), dies at 74
04/21/1991 Willi Boskovsky, Austrian conductor (new years concert), dies
04/21/1992 Robert Harris, executed in Calif's gas chamber, at 39
04/21/1992 Vladimir Romanov, pretender to Russian throne, dies at 74
04/21/1993 Hal Schumacher, baseball pitcher, dies at 82


Significant Events:

04/21/ 753 -BC- Traditional date of foundation of Rome
04/21/ 953 Otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights
04/21/1420 Treaty of Saint Maartens Dike
04/21/1453 Turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople
04/21/1600 1st date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS)
04/21/1649 Maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship
04/21/1689 William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
04/21/1789 John Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington)
04/21/1828 Noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary
04/21/1836 Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from México
04/21/1855 1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia
04/21/1856 1st railroad bridge across Mississippi completed
04/21/1857 A Douglas patents bustle
04/21/1862 Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co
04/21/1863 Declaration of Bahá'u'lláh; Bahá'í Feast of Ridván (Jalâl 13, 20)
04/21/1865 Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington
04/21/1874 J Palisa discovers asteroid #137 Meliboea
04/21/1876 Prosper Henry discovers asteroid #162 Laurentia
04/21/1878 Ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia
04/21/1892 1st buffalo born in Golden Gate Park
04/21/1892 Black Longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis Mo
04/21/1898 Phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on 1st at bat
04/21/1898 Spanish-American War begins
04/21/1901 L Carnera discovers asteroid #470 Kilia
04/21/1908 Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (He didn't)
04/21/1910 Cleve Indians play 1st game at League Park, lose to Tigers 5-0
04/21/1913 German passenger ship Imperator runs aground
04/21/1914 US marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, stay 6 months
04/21/1921 Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup
04/21/1925 Chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR
04/21/1930 Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322
04/21/1933 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1264 Letaba
04/21/1935 King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political Party
04/21/1939 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna
04/21/1940 1st $64 Question, 'Take It or Leave It', on CBS Radio
04/21/1940 Netherlands beats Belgium 4-2 in soccer
04/21/1941 Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany
04/21/1944 NFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (disolves on Dec 3)
04/21/1945 He Shima in. Okinawa conquered in 5 days, 5,000 die
04/21/1945 Russia army arrives at outskirts of Berlin
04/21/1946 SED, Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany
04/21/1948 Baltimore beats Philadelphia, 4 games to 1, for NBA championship
04/21/1951 Rochester beats New York, 4 games to 3, for NBA championship
04/21/1951 Tor Maple Leafs beat Mont Canadiens 4 games to 1 for Stanley Cup
04/21/1952 BOAC begins 1st passenger service with jets (London-Rome route)
04/21/1954 Gregori Malenkov becomes premier of USSR
04/21/1954 USAF flies French battalion to Vietnam
04/21/1955 Bkln Dodgers win, then record 10th straight game to begin a season
04/21/1955 Minas Gerais Argentina tunnel caves in; 30 die
04/21/1959 1211-kg great white shark becomes largest fish ever caught on a rod
04/21/1959 Alf Dean using a rod & reel hooks a 2,664lb, 16' 10' white shark
04/21/1960 Brasilia becomes capital of Brazil
04/21/1961 Dirk U Suffocated chosen as sec-gen of NATO
04/21/1961 French army revolts in Algeria
04/21/1961 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,000 m
04/21/1962 Century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington
04/21/1963 Beatles meet Rolling Stones for 1st time
04/21/1964 Pirates & Cubs combine for 9 HRs, Pirates win 8-5
04/21/1965 New York World's Fair reopens for 2nd & final season
04/21/1966 Emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica
04/21/1967 Dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games)
04/21/1967 EO, Evangelical Broadcasting, begins in Netherlands
04/21/1967 Military coup in Greece, Konstantinos Kollias becomes premier
04/21/1967 Svetlana Alliluyeva (Josef Stalin's daughter) defects in NYC
04/21/1969 Record 1,152 starters compete in Boston Marathon
04/21/1972 John Young & Charles Duke explores Moon (Apollo 16)
04/21/1972 Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 4 (Copernicus) launched
04/21/1975 Bill Rodgers wins his 1st Boston Marathon in 2:9:55
04/21/1975 Last South Vietnam president Nguyen Van Thieu resigns after 10 years

04/21/1976 Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing
04/21/1977 Billy Martin pulls Yankee line-up out of a hat, beats Blue Jays 8-6
04/21/1977 Broadway play 'Annie' opens, 1st of 2,377 performances
04/21/1977 Zia ur-Rahman appointed president of Bangladesh
04/21/1981 US furnish $1 billion in arms to Saudi-Arabia
04/21/1982 Atlanta Braves win their 13th straight game
04/21/1982 Dutch Queen Beatrice addresses US Congress
04/21/1982 M Watt discovers asteroid #2991
04/21/1983 Soyuz T-8 is launched [04-20?]
04/21/1983 ť1 coin introduced in United Kingdom
04/21/1984 'Nightline' reverts back from 1 hour to ź hour
04/21/1984 After 37 weeks, 'Thriller' is knocked off as top album by 'Footloose

04/21/1984 Franz Weber of Austria skis downhill at a record 209.8 kph
04/21/1985 Bomb attacks in NATO/AEG-Telefunken building in Brussels
04/21/1985 Flyers 5-Isles 2-Patrick Div Finals-Flyers hold 2-0 lead
04/21/1985 Ingrid Kristiansen wins London Marathon in a record 2:21:06
04/21/1986 Bob Hering sets Formula One power boat record (165.338 mph, Ariz)
04/21/1986 Geraldo Rivera opens Al Capone's vault on TV & finds nothing
04/21/1987 Milwaukee Brewers lose after 13th straight victory to start season
04/21/1987 Tamil bomb attack in Colombo Sri Lanka, 115 killed
04/21/1988 Barbra Striesand records 'You'll Never Know'
04/21/1989 George W Bush & Edward W Rose become CEO of Texas Rangers
04/21/1990 'Cartoon All Stars to Rescue' shown on all 4 TV networks
04/21/1990 National League umpire is arrested for stealing baseball cards
04/21/1992 'High Rollers' opens at Helen Hayes theater on Broadway
04/21/1992 Mobil Oil tug with 12,000 gallons of oil run aground in Arthur Kill
04/21/1993 Brazil votes against a monarchy
04/21/1993 Rolling Stone Bill Wyman weds Suzanne Accosta on French Riveria
04/21/1994 Serbian army bombs distress clinic in Goradze Bosnia, 28 killed

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04/24/1538 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer
04/24/1594 Benedikt Lechler, composer
04/24/1620 John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography
04/24/1660 Cornelis Dusart, painter/engraver
04/24/1670 Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer
04/24/1706 Giovanni Battista Martini, composer
04/24/1721 Johann Kirnberge, German music theroist, baptised
04/24/1721 Johann Philipp Kirnberger, composer
04/24/1742 Roman Hoffstetter, composer
04/24/1743 Edmund Cartwright, England, cleric, inventor (power loom)
04/24/1750 Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician
04/24/1766 Robert Bailey Thomas, founder (Farmer's Almanac)
04/24/1769 Arthur Wellesley, General/Duke of Wellington
04/24/1773 Harman W Muntinghe, lawyer/Dutch colonial director
04/24/1791 Nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland)

04/24/1804 Thomas Oliver Selfridge, Comm (Union Navy)
04/24/1807 Charles Ferguson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 18

04/24/1814 Vincente F López, Argentina historian (La novia del hereje)
04/24/1815 Anthony Trollope, England, novelist/poet (Barchester Towers)
04/24/1815 James Edward Harrison, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1875

04/24/1822 Erastus Barnard Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
04/24/1824 Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp designer
04/24/1828 Robert Brank Vance, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
04/24/1829 George Peabody Estey, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1881
04/24/1836 Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist
04/24/1837 Friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat (die graue Eminenz)
04/24/1845 Carl Spitteler, Switz, poet (Prometheus & Epimetheus; Nobel 1919)
04/24/1849 Joseph S Galliéni, general (Battle of Marne)/milt governor (Paris)
04/24/1851 Eduardo Acevedo Díaz, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria)
04/24/1856 Henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)
04/24/1864 George AA Alting van Geusau, dir-gen (PTT)/Dutch Min of War (1918-20

04/24/1867 Fannie Thomas, became oldest known American (113 y 273 d at death)
04/24/1873 Theodor Körner von Siegringen, Austrian general/president
04/24/1874 John Russell Pope, US, architect (Jefferson Memorial)
04/24/1874 Willem E Roelofs, painter/cartoonist
04/24/1875 Jeno Huszka, composer
04/24/1877 Charles Cuvillier, composer
04/24/1883 Jaroslav Hasek, Czech writer (Brave soldier Schweik)
04/24/1886 R Pelgrom, oldest Dutch man (died Apr 15, 1994, 9 days short of 108)

04/24/1892 Jack Hulbert, actor (Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack)
04/24/1893 Robert Harron, actor (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance)
04/24/1895 S Constantine Timoshenko, Russian marshal/people's commissioner
04/24/1897 Benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (or 1797)
04/24/1897 Gyorgy Kosa, composer
04/24/1903 José A Primo de Rivera y Saénz de Heredia, founder (Spanish Falange)

04/24/1903 Mike Michalske, NFL guard (NY Yankees, Green Bay Packers)
04/24/1904 Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist, dies
04/24/1904 Willem De Kooning, Netherlands, artist (North Atlantic Light)
04/24/1905 Robert Penn Warren, 1st US poet laureate (All the King's Men)
04/24/1907 Vaclav Trojan, composer
04/24/1909 Bernhard Grzimek, zoologist (West Germany)
04/24/1911 Jack E Leonard, Chicago Ill, comedian (Disorderly Orderly)
04/24/1911 Karl O Schiller, German economist/minister of Economic
04/24/1911 Robert Joseph Kane, Ithaca NY, Pres of US Olympic Comm (1976)
04/24/1911 Sigursveinn David Kristinsson, composer
04/24/1914 Ruth White, actress (Up the Down Staircase)
04/24/1916 Stanley Kauffmann, NYC, playwright (Red Handkerchief Man)
04/24/1921 Laci Boldemann, composer
04/24/1922 J D Cannon, Salmon Idaho, actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory)
04/24/1924 Marilyn Erskine, Rochester NY, actor (Fran-Tom Ewell Show)
04/24/1924 Yehoshua Lakner, composer
04/24/1927 Josy Barthel, Luxembourg, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
04/24/1928 Gustav Krivinka, composer
04/24/1929 Ferit Tuzun, composer
04/24/1931 Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art)
04/24/1932 Coen[rad] Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje

04/24/1933 Freddie Scott, US songwriter/singer (Cry to Me)
04/24/1934 John Barbour, Toronto, TV host (Real People)
04/24/1934 Shirley MacLaine, Richmond Va, actress/mystic (Irma la Douce)
04/24/1935 Louis Keith, Chicago, physician (expert on multiple-births)
04/24/1936 Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
04/24/1941 John Williams, Melbourne Australia, guitarist (Acad Award)
04/24/1942 Barbra Streisand, Bkln NY, singer/actress/award winner (People)
04/24/1943 Richard Sterban, Camden NJ, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)
04/24/1944 [Bernard] St Clair Lee [Calhoun], US singer (Rock the Boat)
04/24/1945 Doug Clifford, rock drummer (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary

04/24/1945 Eugene O'Brien, composer
04/24/1946 Bruce Stuart Saylor, composer
04/24/1947 Glenn Cornick, rock bassist (Jethro Tull-Thick as a Brick)
04/24/1947 Hubert Ann Kelly, US singer (Hues Corporation/Rock the boat)
04/24/1948 Eddie James Hart, Martinez Cal, 4x100m relay runner (Olympic-gold-72

04/24/1953 Eric Bogosian, actor (Talk Radio)
04/24/1953 John P Hiler, (Rep-R-IN, 1981- )
04/24/1953 Porter Carroll Jr, drummer (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
04/24/1954 Captain Sensible, [Ray Burns], UK, rock bassist (Women & Capts 1st)
04/24/1954 Jack Blades, rocker (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age)
04/24/1954 Vince Ferragamo, NFL/CFL quarterback (LA Rams, Montréal Alouettes)
04/24/1955 Jack Kingston, (Rep-R-Georgia)
04/24/1955 Michael O'Keefe, actor (Caddyshack, Ironweed, Slugger's Wife)
04/24/1957 Tricia Lange, Hollywood Calif, playmate (June, 1984)
04/24/1960 (weatherman (WNYW TV NYC)
04/24/1960 Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
04/24/1963 Joey Vera, heavy metal rocker (Armored Saint-Aftermath)
04/24/1976 Shane McDermott, actor (Garrett Booth-Swan's Crossing)


Deaths:

04/24/ 709 Wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76
04/24/ 729 Egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89
04/24/1077 Geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies
04/24/1530 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies
04/24/1731 Daniel Defoe, English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies
04/24/1758 Florian Wrastill, composer, dies at 41
04/24/1776 Carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84
04/24/1776 Giuseppi Paolucci, composer, dies at 49
04/24/1824 Herman Muntinghe, theologist (History of Mankind), dies at 71
04/24/1827 Pierre Joseph Candielle, composer, dies at 82
04/24/1848 Francois van Campenhout, composer, dies at 69
04/24/1850 Louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer, dies at 70
04/24/1855 Walenty karol Kratzer, composer, dies at 75
04/24/1875 Jose Maria de la Purificacion Ventura, composer, dies at 58
04/24/1891 Count Helmuth K B von Moltke, Prussian gen/field marshal, dies
04/24/1900 George JD Campbell, Brit min of Indies (1868-74, 80-85), dies at 76
04/24/1904 Friedrich Siemens, German industrial, dies
04/24/1922 Richard Batka, composer, dies at 53
04/24/1928 Ferdinand B Hummel, composer, dies at 72
04/24/1935 Paul Klengel, composer, dies at 80
04/24/1936 Bernard van Dieren, composer, dies at 51
04/24/1939 John Foulds, composer, dies at 58
04/24/1943 Gerardus H de Hare, socialist vicar, dies at 63
04/24/1945 Anton de Come, Suriname resistance fighter, dies at 47
04/24/1945 Hubert Bath, composer, dies at 61
04/24/1948 Jazeps Vitols, composer, dies at 84
04/24/1948 Manuel Marua Ponce, Mexican composer (Ferial), dies at 65
04/24/1948 Rosita Marstini, actress (I Cover the Waterfront, Big Parade), dies
04/24/1952 Hans [Hendrik A] Kramers, physicist (quantum mechanics), dies at 57
04/24/1952 Jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State, dies at 82
04/24/1955 Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer, dies at 79
04/24/1956 Henry Stephenson, actor (Conquest, Mr Lucky), dies at 85
04/24/1957 Andries CD de Graeff, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1926-31), dies at 84
04/24/1959 Jef van Hoof, composer, dies at 72
04/24/1960 John P 'John' Musch, actor/founder (JM), dies at 84
04/24/1961 Lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), dies at 72
04/24/1965 Louise Dresser, actress (State Fair, Ship Comes In, Mammy), dies at

04/24/1967 Frank Overton, actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48
04/24/1967 Vladimir Komarov, cosmonaut is 1st to die in space, aboard Soyuz 1
04/24/1968 Norman McKaye, actor (Untamed Fury, Frogman), dies
04/24/1968 Tommy Noonan, actor (Gentlemen Perfer Blondes), dies at 45
04/24/1974 Bud Abbott, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 78
04/24/1975 William Hartnell, actor (Jackpot, This Sporting Life), dies at 67
04/24/1976 Mark Tobey, US abstract artist, dies at 85
04/24/1979 John Carroll, actor (Hired Wife, Fiesta, Geraldine), dies at 72
04/24/1980 Alentejo Carpentier, Cubans/French writer (Guerra del tiempo), dies
04/24/1986 Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, (Edward abdicated for her), dies at

04/24/1990 Joseph Leberman, entertainer, dies
04/24/1990 Tom Rolfing, actor (He Knows You're Alone), dies
04/24/1991 J de Graaf, ethicus/president church & peace, dies
04/24/1993 Oliver Tambo, chairman (African National Congress), dies at 75


Significant Events:

04/24/ 858 Nicolaas I succeeds Benedict III as pope
04/24/1288 Jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder
04/24/1311 Gen Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India
04/24/1364 Pope Urbabus V names John V van Virneburg as bishop of Utrecht
04/24/1547 Battle of Mühlberg: Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave
04/24/1704 Boston News-Letter, 1st successful newspaper in US, established
04/24/1792 'La Marseillaise' composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle
04/24/1792 -25) Officer Joseph Rouget d'Isle writes Marseillaise Natl Anthem
04/24/1800 Library of Congress establishes with $5,000 allocation
04/24/1833 Patent granted for 1st soda fountain
04/24/1854 Austria's Franz Joseph I marries Elisabeth AE 'Sissi'
04/24/1863 Skirmish at Okolona/Birmingham, Mississippi (Grierson's Raid)
04/24/1865 Fire alarm & police telegraph system put into operation (SF)
04/24/1867 Black demonstrators stage ride-ins on Richmond Va streetcars
04/24/1871 Opera 'Aida' is produced (Cairo)
04/24/1872 Volcano Vesuvius erupts
04/24/1877 Last federal occupying troops withdraw from south (New Orleans)
04/24/1884 National Medical Association of Black physicians organizes (Atlanta)

04/24/1888 Eastman Kodak forms
04/24/1891 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure 'Final Problem'
04/24/1894 French cyclist Henri Desgrange rides 100km in world record 2:39:18
04/24/1894 Phillies Lave Cross hits for cycle vs Bkln Dodgers
04/24/1895 Joshua Slocum completes around-the-world voyage in 11-m boat
04/24/1897 1st reporter, William Price, assigned to White House
04/24/1898 Spain declares war on US rejecting ultimatum to withdraw from Cuba
04/24/1898 US fleet under commodore Dewey sails from Hong Kong to Philippines
04/24/1900 Passing of Andrew Halliday, cable car pioneer
04/24/1901 1st AL game, White Sox beat Indians 8-2, 3 other games rained out
04/24/1905 Senators execute a triple-play & beat Yankees 4-3
04/24/1909 Harry Hillman & Lawson Robertson run 100m 3-legged race in 11 second

04/24/1915 German army fires chloroform gas in Ieper
04/24/1915 Massacre of Armenians by Turks (Armenian Martyrs Day)
04/24/1915 Pitts' Frank Allen no-hits St Louis (Federal League), 2-0
04/24/1916 Easter rebellion of Irish against British occupation begins
04/24/1917 Yankee lefty George Mogridge no-hits Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway
04/24/1920 British Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years)
04/24/1920 Polish troops attack Ukraine
04/24/1921 1st municipal elections for men & women in Belgium
04/24/1923 General harbor strike begins in NYC
04/24/1929 1st non-stop England to India flight takes-off
04/24/1929 Thorvald Stauning becomes premier of Denmark
04/24/1930 H Van Gent discovers asteroid #1165 Imprinetta
04/24/1931 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1193 Africa
04/24/1932 German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia)
04/24/1932 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1862 Apollo
04/24/1933 1st major league to get 4 consecutive doubles in 9 inn (Dick Bartell

04/24/1941 Dutch Prince Bernhard becomes an RAF pilot
04/24/1944 1st Boeing B-29 arrives in China 'over the Hump'
04/24/1944 United Negro College Fund incorporates
04/24/1945 Albert B 'Happy' Chandler is named 2nd baseball commissioner
04/24/1950 Independent republic of South Molukken's declared
04/24/1950 Pres Truman denies there are communists in US govt
04/24/1953 Winston Churchill knighted by Queen Elizabeth II
04/24/1954 1st American, civilian pilot, P.R. Holden, wounded in Indochina
04/24/1954 Australia & USSR break diplomatic relations
04/24/1954 WSEE TV channel 35 in Erie, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
04/24/1955 Conference of Bandung against colonialism & self determination, ends

04/24/1955 KFDM TV channel 6 in Beaumont, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
04/24/1955 KMAU (now KGMV) TV channel 3 in Wailuku, HI (CBS) begins broadcastin

04/24/1957 Asteroid #3648 discovered
04/24/1958 Lee Walls hits 3 HRS, as Cubs beat Dodgers 15-2
04/24/1959 Neth Dance Theater opens (Rudi of Dantzig & Cut Flier)
04/24/1959 WICD TV channel 15 in Champaign, IL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
04/24/1960 Heavy earthquake strikes South Persia, 500 killed
04/24/1961 JFK accepts 'sole responsibility' following Bay of Pigs
04/24/1961 Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is raised
04/24/1962 1st Lockheed A-12 is taxi tested
04/24/1962 MIT sends TV signal by satellite for 1st time: CA to MA
04/24/1962 Sandy Koufax's 2nd 18-strikeout game
04/24/1963 Boston beat LA, 4 games to 2, for NBA title; Bob Cousy retires
04/24/1963 English princess Alexandra marries sir Angus Ogilvy
04/24/1965 Military coup under Donald Reid Cabral in Dominican Republic
04/24/1967 Philadelphia beats San Francisco, 4 games to 2, for NBA championship

04/24/1968 Leftist students take over Columbia University, NYC
04/24/1969 Gen Lin Piao succeeds Mao, is seriously wounded
04/24/1969 Lebanese army in battle with Palestinians
04/24/1969 Paul McCartney says their is no truth to rumours he is dead
04/24/1969 US B-52 drops 3,000 ton bombs at Cambodian boundary
04/24/1970 China PR launches its 1st satellite transmitting song 'East is Red'
04/24/1970 Gambia becomes a republic within Commonwealth
04/24/1970 Senegal adopts constitution
04/24/1971 Soyuz 10 returns to Earth
04/24/1974 Dutch women hockey team becomes world champion
04/24/1974 NFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay Bucaneers
04/24/1975 Penguins 1-Isles 4-Quarterfinals-series tied at 3-3
04/24/1977 C Kowal discovers asteroid #2063 Bacchus
04/24/1979 Rhodesian bishop Muzorewa wins general election
04/24/1980 US miltary operation to save 52 hostages in Iran, fails, 8 die
04/24/1981 Bill Shoemaker wins his 8,000th race, 2000 more than any other jocke

04/24/1981 IBM-PC introduced
04/24/1981 San Antonio blocks 20 Golden State shots to set NBA reg game record
04/24/1981 US ends grain embargo against USSR
04/24/1982 150 Khomeini followers assault student dormatory in West Germany
04/24/1982 C Torres discovers asteroid #3361 Orpheus
04/24/1983 Austrian socialistic party loses parliamentary election
04/24/1984 Oiler's Wayne Gretzky is 3rd to score on a Stanley Cup penalty shot
04/24/1985 Pulitzer prize awarded to Carolyn Lizer for 'Yin'
04/24/1989 10s of thousands of students strikes in Beijing China
04/24/1989 Massachusetts declares today 'New Kids on the Block Day'
04/24/1990 Security law violator Michael Milken pleads guilty to 6 felonies
04/24/1990 US 66th manned space mission STS 31 (Discovery 10) launches into orb

04/24/1990 West & East Germany agree to merge currency & economies on July 1st
04/24/1992 'Man of La Mancha' with Sheena Easton opens at Marquis theater
04/24/1992 David Bowie marries model Iman in Switzerland
04/24/1992 George Steinbrenner drops his suits against baseball
04/24/1992 Vinson Pike fined ť1000 for distributing obscene computer pictures
04/24/1993 1000 kg heavy IRA-autobomb explodes in London, killing 1
04/24/1994 Armando Calderón Sol wins El Salvador presidential election
04/24/1994 Bomb attack in center of Johannesburg, 9 killed
04/24/1994 NY Rangers sweep NY Islanders in NHL playoffs

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Births:

04/25/1214 Louis IX, King of France (1226-70)
04/25/1284 Edward II, King of England (1307-27)
04/25/1567 Aurelio Signoretti, composer
04/25/1599 Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58)
04/25/1614 Hieronymus van Beverningk, chief Dutch treasurer/maecenas
04/25/1614 Marc'Antonio Pasqualini, composer
04/25/1666 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
04/25/1690 Gottlieb Muffat, composer
04/25/1710 James Ferguson, astronomer
04/25/1723 Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer
04/25/1730 Fedele Fenaroli, composer
04/25/1769 Mark Isambard Brunel, engineer/inventor
04/25/1792 John Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement)
04/25/1818 Marek Konrad Sokolowski, composer
04/25/1824 Gustave-Rodolphe-Clarence Boulanger, painter
04/25/1825 Charles Ferdinand Dowd, US, standardized time zones
04/25/1837 William Charles Levey, composer
04/25/1840 James Dearing, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865
04/25/1840 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer (1812 Overture) (5/7 NS)
04/25/1841 Pauline Lucca, soprano
04/25/1842 Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila)
04/25/1849 Felix Klein, German mathematician (Evanston Colloquium)
04/25/1862 Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affair

04/25/1867 Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist
04/25/1869 Karl Prohaska, composer
04/25/1871 Sara Amsel, Indonesian/Dutch actress
04/25/1872 Charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/writer
04/25/1873 Walter De la Mare, English poet/anthologist (Behold the Dreamer)
04/25/1874 Guglielmo Marconi, Bologna Italy, inventor (radio) (Nobel 1909)
04/25/1876 Ruben Marcos Campos, composer
04/25/1881 Hans Windisch, German new testament expert
04/25/1883 Elsa Maxwell, Keokuk Iowa, writer (Jack Paar Show)
04/25/1895 Stanley Rous, British soccer official
04/25/1897 Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer
04/25/1897 VAA Mary, English princess
04/25/1900 Lord Gladwyn, British Liberal
04/25/1900 Wolfgang Pauli, Swiss/Us physicist (Pauli inhibition, Nobel 1945)
04/25/1901 Ernst Gernot Klussmann, composer
04/25/1903 Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer
04/25/1906 William J Brennan Jr, Newark NJ, 92nd Supreme Court justice (1956-90

04/25/1906 Zoltan Gardonyi, composer
04/25/1907 Paula Trueman, NYC, actress (Gran-Billy)
04/25/1907 Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer
04/25/1908 Edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person)
04/25/1909 Jaroslav Doubrava, composer
04/25/1912 Gladys L Presley, mother of Elvis
04/25/1913 Earl Bostic, Tulsa OK, alto sax player (Flamingo, Temptation)
04/25/1913 Russ Conway, Brandon Manitoba, actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye)
04/25/1914 Marcos Perez Jimenez, president/dictator Venezuela
04/25/1915 Aja Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer
04/25/1918 Astrid Varnay, Stockholm Sweden, soprano (Met Opera 1941-56)
04/25/1918 Ella Fitzgerald, jazz singer (Is it live or is it Memorex)
04/25/1919 Heinz Wunderlich, composer
04/25/1920 Marre, reformer of the bar
04/25/1921 Jean Mogin, Belgian poet
04/25/1923 Albert King, Mississippi, blues singer/guitar (Bad Look Blues)
04/25/1923 Anita Bjorak, actress (Miss Julie, Loving Couples, Night People)
04/25/1923 Francis Graham-Smith, British astronomer
04/25/1923 Melissa Hayden, Toronto Canada, ballerina (1961 Silver Bowl)
04/25/1924 Erzsebet Szonyi, composer
04/25/1924 Franco Mannino, composer
04/25/1925 Anthony Christopher, British trade unionist
04/25/1926 Paul Walter Furst, composer
04/25/1927 Ernst Widmer, composer
04/25/1929 Yvette Corlett, athlete
04/25/1929 Yvette Williams, NZ, long jumper (Oly-gold-52)
04/25/1930 Dotty Mack, Cincinnati Ohio, actress (Paul Dixon Show)
04/25/1930 Paul Mazursky, US, writer/director (Moscow on the Hudson)
04/25/1931 David Shepherd, painter
04/25/1932 Lia Manoliu, Romania, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1968)
04/25/1932 Meadowlark Lemon, basketball star (Harlem Globetrotter) (or 0421)
04/25/1932 William Roache, England, actor (Ken Barlow-Coronation Street)
04/25/1933 Helen Paling, British circuit judge
04/25/1934 David de Peyer, cancer research campaigner
04/25/1934 Denny 'Scott' Miller, Bloomington Ind, actor (Wagon Train)
04/25/1937 Bo Brundin, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Rhinemann Exchange)
04/25/1937 Thomas Faber, publisher
04/25/1939 Lord Lichfield, British photographer
04/25/1939 Veronica Sutherland, British diplomat
04/25/1940 Al Pacino, NYC, actor (And Justice For All, Godfather, Scorpio)
04/25/1940 Marian Norrie
04/25/1940 OB McClinton, [Burnett], country singer (Keep your arms around me)
04/25/1941 Chris Augustine, rocker (Every Mother's Son)
04/25/1941 Lawrence J Smith, (Rep-D-FL, 1983- )
04/25/1942 John Martin Dalby, composer
04/25/1942 Jon Kyl, (Rep-R-Arizona)
04/25/1944 John Bryant, editor (Europeans)
04/25/1945 Bjorn Ulvaeus, rock vocalist/guitarist (ABBA-Waterloo, Dancing Queen

04/25/1945 Stu Cook, rock bassist (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary)
04/25/1945 Walt Wesley, NBA star (Cleve Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, LA Lakers)
04/25/1946 ... Zhirinovsky [Edelstein), Russian ultra nationalist/anti semite
04/25/1946 Digby Fairweather, jazz trumpeter
04/25/1946 Peter Sutherland, CEO (Allied Irish Banks)
04/25/1946 Talia Shire, [Coppola], Lake Success NY, actress (Adrienne-Rocky)
04/25/1947 Bill Fontana, composer
04/25/1947 Jeffrey DeMunn, actor (Blaze, Frances, Windy City, Sessions)
04/25/1947 Johan Cruyff, soccer manager
04/25/1949 Michael Brown, keyboardist (Left Bank-Don't Walk Away Renee)
04/25/1950 Steve Ferrone, drummer (Average White Band)
04/25/1951 Ian McCartney, MP
04/25/1951 Linda Stone, pharmacist
04/25/1954 Rob Crosby, Sumter SC, country singer (She's a Natural)
04/25/1955 Buster Mottram, tennis player
04/25/1955 John Nunn, British chess player
04/25/1957 Eric Bristow, England, dart thrower (5 World Masters titles)
04/25/1958 Fish, [Derek William Dick], Scottish vocalist (Marillion-Sugar Mice)

04/25/1964 Andy Bell, rocker (Erasure-Oh L'Amour)
04/25/1966 Isabelle Pasco, France, actress (Ave Maria)/model (Elle, Vogue)
04/25/1967 Cameo, XXX actress (Patriot Dames, Suburban Buttnicks, Women in Need

04/25/1975 Ruben Gomez, rocker (Menudo-Cannonball)
04/25/1985 Jonathan Halyalkar, Ramsey NJ, actor (Billy-Who's the Boss)


Deaths:

04/25/ 974 Ratherius Van Verona/Luik, bishop/abbot, dies at about 84
04/25/1295 Sancho IV, the brave, leader/king of Castili‰/Le¢n, dies
04/25/1342 Benedict XII, [Jacques Fournier], Pope (1334-42), dies
04/25/1472 Leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies

04/25/1482 Margaret of Anjou, Queen (Henry VI), dies
04/25/1566 Diane de Poitiers, of French King Henry II, dies
04/25/1595 Torquato Tasso, poet, dies
04/25/1607 Don Juan Alvarez, Spanish Admiral (Gibraltar), dies in battle
04/25/1607 Jacob van Heemskerck, Dutch Admiral (Nova Zambia), dies in battle
04/25/1635 Alessandro Tassoni, Italian poet (La secchia rapita), dies
04/25/1647 Matthias Gallas, Austrian earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna, dies at 62
04/25/1663 Heinrich Pape, composer, dies at 53
04/25/1690 David Teniers the Younger, Flemish painter (Pictorium), dies at 79
04/25/1728 John Woodward, geologist/physician, dies
04/25/1744 Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer (Centegrade Thermometer), dies
04/25/1792 Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer, dies at 54
04/25/1792 Nicolas J Pelletier, Frenchman, 1st guillotined
04/25/1800 William Cowper, poet, dies
04/25/1808 Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 67
04/25/1828 John Goldberg, patriot/statesman, dies at 64
04/25/1840 Sim‚on-Denis Poisson, French mathematician (Poisson verdeling), dies

04/25/1845 Thomas Duncan, painter, dies
04/25/1853 William Beaumont, physiologist, dies
04/25/1882 Johann CF Z”llner, German astronomer (astro photography), dies
04/25/1905 Jacob Olie, photographer, dies
04/25/1906 John Knowles Paine, composer, dies at 67
04/25/1915 Nicola d' Arienzo, composer, dies at 72
04/25/1925 George Stephanescu, composer, dies at 81
04/25/1926 Ellen Key, Swedish author/feminist (Century of the Child), dies
04/25/1928 Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron general, dies
04/25/1937 Clem Sohn, air show performer dies at 26 when his chute fails to ope

04/25/1943 Vladimir Ivanovich Nemirovich-Danchenko, playwright/director, dies
04/25/1951 Jerzy Fitelberg, composer, dies at 47
04/25/1954 Joseph Hergesheimer, novelist (Java Head), dies
04/25/1955 Constance Collier, actress (Perils of Pauline), dies at 77
04/25/1955 Paulus B Barth, Swiss painter/lithographer, dies
04/25/1960 Amanullah, emir/king of Afhanistan (1919-28), dies at 67
04/25/1960 Hope Emerson, actress (I Married Joan, Peter Gunn), dies at 62
04/25/1960 Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn, composer, dies at 92
04/25/1966 Maurice Roelants, Belgian author, dies at 70
04/25/1969 Margarita Xirgu, actress (Bloody Wedding), dies at 80
04/25/1970 Anita Louise, actress (Gorilla, Anthony Adverse), dies at 53
04/25/1971 Max Drischner, composer, dies at 80
04/25/1972 George Sanders, actor (Mr Freeze-Batman, Ivanhoe), dies at 65
04/25/1976 Carol Reed, director (Agony & Ecstasy), dies
04/25/1976 Margaret Bannerman, actress (Great Defender), dies at 79
04/25/1981 Dixie, a mouse who lived 6« years
04/25/1982 Celia Johnson, actress (Brief Encounter, Happhy Breed), dies at 73
04/25/1982 Don Wilson, TV announcer (Jack Benny Show), dies at 81
04/25/1982 John Cody, US cardinal/archbishop of Chicago (1965-82), dies at 74
04/25/1982 Paul de Vree, Flemish writer/essayist (Round Table), dies
04/25/1982 William R Burnett, US, writer (Asphalt Jungle), dies at 82
04/25/1984 Richard Benedict, actor (Okinawa), dies at 64 of a heart attack
04/25/1985 Murray Matheson, actor (Felix-Banacek), dies at 72
04/25/1985 Richard Haydn, British actor (Mutiny on the Bounty), dies at 80
04/25/1988 Boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76
04/25/1988 Carolyn Franklin, singer/songwriter/son of Aretha, dies at 43
04/25/1988 Clifford D[onald] Simak, sci-fi author (Hugo, Way Station), dies at

04/25/1989 George Coulouris, actor (Papillon, Runaway Bus), dies at 85
04/25/1990 Dexter Gordon, jazz tenor saxophonist, dies at 67 in Philadelphia
04/25/1991 Frank Hamilton, actor (Subterraneans), dies
04/25/1991 Theo Laseroms, [Tank], soccer player (Feyenoord), dies
04/25/1992 Brian Macleod, Canadian musician, dies of cancer at 39
04/25/1992 Dany [Dani‰l S] Tuijnman, Dutch min of traffic & water, dies at 77
04/25/1992 Panos Christi, entertainer, dies
04/25/1992 Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese rock artist, dies at 26 of pulmonary edema
04/25/1993 Rosita Moreno, actress (Walls of Gold), dies
04/25/1994 George Gennimatas, Greek minister of National Economy, dies at 55
04/25/1994 Talaat Yassin Hamman, militant moslem leader, shot dead at 32


Significant Events:

04/25/ 404 Army of Sparta conquerors Athens
04/25/1185 Sea battle at Dan-no-ura: Minamoto Joritomo beats Taira-family
04/25/1449 Anti-pope Felix V resigns
04/25/1541 -26) Luik flooded after heavy down pour
04/25/1604 Earl Maurits' army lands at Cadzand
04/25/1607 Battle at Gibraltar: Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet
04/25/1614 Amsterdam Bank of Loan established
04/25/1660 Parliament meets & votes to restore Charles II
04/25/1678 French troops conquer Ieper
04/25/1684 Patent granted for thimble
04/25/1707 Battle of Almansa-Franco-Spanish forces defeat Anglo-Portuguese
04/25/1747 Prince Willem V appointed viceroy of Zealand
04/25/1792 Guillotine 1st used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier
04/25/1848 A Graham discovers asteroid #9 Metis
04/25/1859 Ground broken for Suez Canal
04/25/1861 7th NY arrives to reinforce Washington, DC
04/25/1861 Battle of Lavaca, TX
04/25/1862 Admiral Farragut occupies New Orleans, La
04/25/1862 Battle of New Orleans LA - captured by US Admiral Farragut
04/25/1864 Battle of Marks' Mill, Arkansas (Camden Expedition)
04/25/1867 Tokyo is opened for foreign trade
04/25/1875 Latest date for measurable snow in NYC (3')
04/25/1876 Chicago Cubs 1st NL game, beats Louisville 4-0 (1st NL shutout)
04/25/1881 250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany
04/25/1886 Sigmund Freud opens practice at Rathausstrasse 7, Vienna
04/25/1890 J Palisa discovers asteroids #291 Alice & #292 Ludovica
04/25/1891 Pres Benjamin Harrison visits SF
04/25/1896 Fight in Central Dance Hall starts fire (Cripple Creek Colorado)
04/25/1898 US declares war on Spain
04/25/1901 Erve Beck hit 1st home run in American League
04/25/1905 Whites win suffrage in South-Africa
04/25/1906 J H Metcalf discovers asteroid #599 Luisa
04/25/1915 78,000 ANZAC troops land at Gallipoli
04/25/1925 Paul von Hindenburg takes office as president of Germany
04/25/1926 Persian cossack officer Reza Chan crowned himself Shah Palawi
04/25/1926 Puccini's opera 'Turandot' 1st performed
04/25/1927 Spain routes 20,000 soldiers to Morocco (uprising Rifkabylen)
04/25/1933 NY Yankee Russ Van Atta shuts out Washington Senators 16-0
04/25/1933 US & Canada drop Gold Standard
04/25/1938 1st use of seeing eye dog
04/25/1945 45 countries convene UN Conference on Intl Organization in SF
04/25/1945 British troops reach Grebbelinie
04/25/1945 Clandestine Radio 1212, used to hoax Nazi Germany's final transmissi

04/25/1945 Last Boeing B-17 attack against Nazi Germany
04/25/1945 Red army completely surrounding Berlin
04/25/1945 US & Soviet forces meet at Torgau Germany on Elbe River
04/25/1946 'Exposition Flyer' rammed at Napierville Illinois, killing 48
04/25/1946 45 die in a train crash in Naperville Illinois
04/25/1947 Lou Thesz beats Whipper Watson in St Louis, to become wrestling cham

04/25/1949 E L Johnson discovers asteroid #1922 Zulu
04/25/1949 Michael Brown, rocker (Left Banke-Don't Walk Away Renee)
04/25/1950 Ambon (proclaims RMS (Republik Maluku Selatan)
04/25/1950 Chuck Cooper becomes 1st black to play in NBA
04/25/1952 American Bowling Congress approves use of an automatic pinsetter
04/25/1952 German 'Country' Bathe-W rttemberg forms
04/25/1952 Minneapolis beats New York, 4 games to 3, for NBA championship
04/25/1954 Bell labs announces 1st solar battery (NYC)
04/25/1954 British raid Nairobi Kenya
04/25/1954 WDEF TV channel 12 in Chattanooga, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
04/25/1956 Elvis Presley's 'Heartbreak Hotel' goes #1
04/25/1957 1st experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated
04/25/1957 Ibrahim Hashim forms Jordanian govt
04/25/1957 WUHY TV channel 35 in Philadelphia, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
04/25/1959 St Lawrence Seaway linking Atlantic, Great Lakes opens to shipping
04/25/1960 1st submerged circumnavigation of Earth completed (Triton)
04/25/1961 Mercury/Atlas rocket lifted off with an electronic mannequin
04/25/1961 Premier Mo‹se Tsjombe of Katanga arrested in Congo
04/25/1961 Robert Noyce patents integrated circuit
04/25/1961 Unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad
04/25/1962 US Ranger spacecraft crash lands on Moon
04/25/1962 US resumes above ground nuclear testing, at Christmas Island
04/25/1964 Tor Maple Leafs beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 3 for Stanley Cup
04/25/1965 Boston beats Los Angeles, 4 games to 1, for NBA championship
04/25/1966 Drunk driver kills 10 children in Asse Belgium
04/25/1967 Britain grants internal self-government to Swaziland
04/25/1969 BBC Radio serial 'Dales' 5,400th & last episode
04/25/1970 Freda Payne releases 'Band of Gold'
04/25/1970 Melanie releases 'Lay Down'
04/25/1971 US canal rights in Nicaragua & rights to Corn Islands expire
04/25/1972 Hans-Werner Grosse glides 907.7 miles (1,461 km) in an AS-W-12
04/25/1974 Chancellor Willy Brandt sect G nther Guillaume found to be a spy
04/25/1974 Dictator Ant¢nio Salazar overthrown in Portugal (Carnation revolutio

04/25/1974 Leo Tindemans forms Belgium govt
04/25/1974 NFL moves goal posts & adopts sudden-death playoff
04/25/1975 1st Boeing Jetfoil revenue service, Hong Kong to Macao
04/25/1975 Portugal holds its 1st free election in 50 years
04/25/1975 West German embassy blown-up in Stockholm Sweden
04/25/1976 Portugal adopts constitution
04/25/1977 Cin Reds tie record of 12 runs in 5th inning beating Braves 23-9
04/25/1978 Phillie Phanatic makes 1st appearance
04/25/1978 Supreme Court rules pension plans can't require women to pay more
04/25/1979 'Rock 'n Roll High Schools' premieres
04/25/1979 N Chernykh discovers asteroids #2656 Evenkia & #3653
04/25/1980 Announcement of Jimmy Carter hostage rescue bungle in Iran
04/25/1981 Maureen Reagan (40) marries 3rd husband, Dennis Revell (28)
04/25/1982 E Bowell discovers asteroids #2688 Halley, #3275 Oberndorfer & #3692

04/25/1982 In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawl
04/25/1983 'Nightline' expands from « hour to a full hour
04/25/1983 Portugal's Soares' Partido Socialista wins parliamentary election
04/25/1983 Yuri Andropov invites US schoolgirl Samantha Smith to USSR
04/25/1984 Rock group Wings disbands
04/25/1985 Flyers 2-Isles 6-Patrick Div Finals-Flyers hold 3-1 lead
04/25/1985 For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Cup game
04/25/1985 West German Parliament makes it punishable to deny the holocaust
04/25/1986 ETA bomb attacks Madrid killing 5
04/25/1988 'Nightline' goes on location to Jerusalem Israel
04/25/1988 John Demjanjuk (Ivan the Terrible), sentenced to death in Jerusalem
04/25/1988 NASA launches space vehicle S-211
04/25/1989 Mike Tyson gets a speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY
04/25/1989 Penguin Mario Lemuix ties NHL playoff record of 4 goals in 1st perio

04/25/1990 25th Academy of Country Music Awards (Clint Black & Kathy Mattea win

04/25/1990 Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle discovery
04/25/1990 Violeta Barrios de Chamorro begins a 6 year term as Nicaragua's pres

04/25/1991 Designer Mary McFadden (52) announces divorce of Kohie Yohannan (23)

04/25/1991 Lisa Olson brings suit against NFL NE Patriots for sexual harassment

04/25/1993 Russia elect Boris Yeltsin leader
04/25/1994 14' of snow in Southern Calif
04/25/1994 Bomb attack on taxi stand in Johannesburg, 10 killed
04/25/1994 Fishing boat with school children capsize at Lanaka Syria, 46 killed

04/25/1994 King Azlan Shah of Malaysia resigns
04/25/1994 Tsutomu Hata elected premier of Japan

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Births:

04/28/1442 Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)
04/28/1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral
04/28/1698 Karel Jozef, ruler of Batthyányi
04/28/1715 Franz Sparry, composer
04/28/1748 Lorenz Justinian Ott, composer
04/28/1750 Paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer
04/28/1753 Franz K Achard, German physicist
04/28/1757 Claus Nielsen Schali, composer
04/28/1758 James Monroe, Westmoreland Va, (D-R) 5th pres (1817-25)
04/28/1774 Francis Baily, describer of 'Baily's Beads' during solar eclipse
04/28/1795 Charles Sturt, England, explorered Australia
04/28/1809 Conradus Leemans, archaeologist
04/28/1810 Daniel Ullmann, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
04/28/1812 Daniel Henry Rucker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910
04/28/1815 Andrew Jackson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897

04/28/1825 James Winning McMillan, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
04/28/1826 Alexander Stadtfeld, composer
04/28/1838 Tobias M Carel Asser, Holland, advocate of world law (Nobel 1911)
04/28/1842 Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Brazil (1870-89)
04/28/1846 Johann E Backlund, Swedish astronomer (planets/asteroids)
04/28/1848 Ludvig Schytte, composer
04/28/1870 Hermann Suter, composer
04/28/1873 Harold Bauer, English/US pianist (Beethoven-Association)
04/28/1874 Sidney Toler, US actor (Madame X, Meeting at Midnight)
04/28/1876 Frank Cavanagh, one of football's coaching greats
04/28/1878 Lionel Barrymore [Blythe], US actor (Free Soul, Dr Kildaire)
04/28/1879 Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher
04/28/1882 Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist
04/28/1886 Erich Salomon, German photographer
04/28/1888 Henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland)
04/28/1889 António de Oliveira Salazar, premier/dictator Portugal (1932-68)
04/28/1889 Bryant Washburn, acrtor (Exposure, Millionaire Kid, Nabonga)
04/28/1889 Karel WFM Doorman, spy
04/28/1892 Georges Antoine, composer
04/28/1892 John Jacob Niles, composer
04/28/1892 Joseph Dunninger, NYC, mentalist (Amazing Dunninger)
04/28/1900 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized 'Oort Cloud')
04/28/1900 Maurice Thorez, secretary-general French Communistic Party
04/28/1901 Corry Vonk, [Cornelia D], wife of Wim Kan (ABC-cabaret)
04/28/1906 Bartholomeus J 'Bart' Buck, Dutch/US astronomer (Milky Way)
04/28/1906 Kurt Gödel, Austria, mathematician (Incompleteness Theorem)
04/28/1907 Marion Coulon, Belgian theoriest (Jeunesse ů la dérive)
04/28/1908 Arnoud Breefield, Suriname bishop
04/28/1908 Michael T Fitzmaurice, actor (Reported Missing, 14 Hours)
04/28/1911 French Vroons, actor/tenor/director (Neth Opera)
04/28/1914 Skuli Halldorsson, composer
04/28/1917 Joop Waasdorp, writer (Cousin Cash, Wallpaper Hanger)
04/28/1917 Robert Anderson, NY, writer (Tea & Sympathy, Never Sang for My Fathe

04/28/1917 Robert Cornthwaite, St Helen Oregon, actor (Thing, War of the Worlds

04/28/1920 Nan Merriman, US/Neth singer
04/28/1921 Rowland Evans, White Marsh Pa, news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak)
04/28/1922 Guillaume Jorissen, Flemish Volksunie politician
04/28/1922 William S Broomfield, (Rep-R-MI, 1956- )
04/28/1923 Adele Mara, Dearborn Mich, actress/singer (Cool Million, Wheels)
04/28/1923 Wolfgang Steffen, composer
04/28/1924 Kenneth David Kaunda, founder/president (Zambia, 1964- )
04/28/1925 Richard C Sarafian, NYC, director/actor (Foley Square)
04/28/1926 Harper Lee, author (To Kill a Mockingbird)
04/28/1928 Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter
04/28/1929 Carolyn Jones, Amarillo Texas, actress (Morticia-Addams Family)
04/28/1930 Christopher Headington, composer
04/28/1930 James Baker 3, Houston, Sec of Treasury (1985-88), Sec State (1989-9

04/28/1932 Marek Kopelent, composer
04/28/1933 Karl Heinz Wahren, composer
04/28/1936 John Martin Tchicai, composer
04/28/1937 Saddam Hussein [At-Takriti], president of Iraq (1979- )
04/28/1938 Madge Sinclair, Kingston Jamaica, actress (Bell-Roots, Trapper John)

04/28/1941 Ann-Margret, Valsjobya Sweden, actress (Carnal Knowledge, Tommy)
04/28/1943 Fantastic Johnny C, [Johnny Corley], US inger (Boogaloo down Broadwa

04/28/1943 John O Creighton, Orange Tx, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 51G, 36, 48)
04/28/1948 Marcia Strassman, NYC, actress (Julle Kotter-Welcome Back Kotter)
04/28/1949 Jerome 'Jay' Apt, Springfield Mass, PhD/astronaut (STS 37, 47, 59)
04/28/1950 Jay Leno, New Rochelle, comedian/talk show host (Tonight Show)
04/28/1950 Willie Colon, Bronx NY, actor (Last Flight)
04/28/1955 Eddie Jobson, rock violinist (Zappa, UK, Roxy Music-For Your Pleasur

04/28/1958 Hal Sutton, Shreveport La, PGA golfer (PGA 1983)
04/28/1958 Kathy Willets, nymphomaniac (1991 Florida Sex Scandal)
04/28/1959 Nancy Grahn, actress (Santa Barbara)
04/28/1960 Wally Langdon, bassist (Bob Color)
04/28/1964 Barry Larkin, shortstop (Cincinnati Reds)
04/28/1964 Helen Marina Lucy Windsor, England, daughter of Prince Edward
04/28/1967 Monique Noel, Salem Oregon, playmate (May, 1989)
04/28/1971 Chris Young, Penn, actor (Bryce Lynch-Max Headroom, Great Outdoors)


Deaths:

04/28/1089 Dirk, the Great, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies
04/28/1109 Hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies
04/28/1770 Marie AC de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer, dies at 60
04/28/1799 Francois Giroust, composer, dies at 62
04/28/1804 Hans Gram, composer, dies at 49
04/28/1843 William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (rights of Wallace), dies
04/28/1860 Isaac da Costa, poet/writer (Réveil, Wachter!), dies at 62
04/28/1881 Robert W Ollinger, US warden (Billy the Kid), dies
04/28/1887 Carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer, dies at 67
04/28/1896 Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian, dies
04/28/1925 Louis FJ Bouwmeester, actor (Shakespeare), dies
04/28/1933 Robin Irvine, actor (Easy Virtue), dies at 31
04/28/1935 Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer, dies at 87
04/28/1936 Foead I, king of Egypt (1922-36), dies
04/28/1945 Bernito Mussolini, Fascist leader & mistress captured, tried, & shot

04/28/1945 Claretta Petacci, wife of Mussolini, executed
04/28/1965 Ferdinand Bordewśk, lawyer/writer (Character), dies
04/28/1966 Ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies
04/28/1969 Johannes Rontgen, composer, dies at 70
04/28/1970 Ed Begley, actor (Mr Koppel-Leave it to Larry), dies at 69
04/28/1973 Pat Henning, actor (Goodyear TV Playhouse), dies
04/28/1974 Paul Page, actor (Girl from Havanna, Moth), dies at 70
04/28/1975 John A de Young, historian, dies at 48
04/28/1977 Ricardo Cortez, actor/director (Bad Company, Flesh), dies at 87
04/28/1979 Feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer, dies at 86
04/28/1980 Dee Carroll, actress, dies
04/28/1980 Tommy Caldwell, rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), dies
04/28/1981 Mickey 'Toy Bulldog' Walker, welterweight champ (1922-26) dies at 79

04/28/1982 Bert van Dongen, [Abraham J Cohen], singer/actor, dies at 66
04/28/1984 Glen H Taylor, US senator/VP candidate (1948), dies at 80
04/28/1987 Ben Linder, development worker, murdered by Contras in Nicaragua
04/28/1989 Olaff J the Landell [JB Wemmerslager of Sparwoude], writer, dies
04/28/1990 Jean Blazer Baney, entertainer, dies
04/28/1991 Floyd B McKissick, US founder (CORE), dies
04/28/1991 Ken Curtis, actor (Festus-Gunsmoke), dies at 74
04/28/1992 Francis Bacon, British painter, dies
04/28/1992 Olivier Messiaen, French composer (St François d'Assise), dies at 82

04/28/1993 Jim Valvano, basketball coach (NC State), dies of cancer at 47


Significant Events:

04/28/1202 King Philip II throws out John without Country, from France
04/28/1253 -May 7th) Utrecht destroyed by fire
04/28/1376 English parliament demands supervision on royal outlay
04/28/1635 Virginia Gov John Harvey accused of treason & removed from office
04/28/1686 1st volume of Isaac Newton's 'Principia' published
04/28/1788 Maryland becomes 7th state to ratify constitution
04/28/1789 Mutiny on HMS Bounty
04/28/1796 Ceasefire of Cherasco
04/28/1804 31 English ship sail Suriname river demand transition colony
04/28/1818 Monroe proclaims naval disarmament on Great Lakes & Lake Champlain
04/28/1829 Dutch parliament accepts new press laws
04/28/1847 George B Vashon becomes 1st black to enter NY State Bar
04/28/1848 Free last slaves in French colonies
04/28/1855 1st veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston
04/28/1865 Opera 'L'Africaine' is produced (Paris)
04/28/1901 1st soccer game between Belgium (8) & Netherland (0)
04/28/1903 M Wolf discovers asteroid #509 Iolanda
04/28/1910 1st night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England)
04/28/1913 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #751 Faina
04/28/1913 J Palisa discovers asteroid #750 Oskar
04/28/1914 181 die in coal mine collapse at Eccles WV
04/28/1914 F Kaiser discovers asteroid #788 Hohensteina
04/28/1914 W H Carrier patents air conditioner
04/28/1916 M Wolf discovers asteroid #826 Henrika
04/28/1919 1st jump with Army Air Corp (rip-cord type) parachute (Les Irvin)
04/28/1920 Azerbaijan SSR joins USSR (1st time)
04/28/1922 WOI (Ames, Iowa) country's 1st licensed educational radio station
04/28/1923 Wembley Stadium opens-Bolton Wanderers vs West Ham United (FA Cup)
04/28/1924 119 die in Benwood West Virginia coal mine disaster
04/28/1924 J Hartmann discovers asteroid #1029 La Plata
04/28/1925 Kurdish rebels surrender to Turkish army
04/28/1925 Netherlands & Great Britain return to gold standard
04/28/1930 1st night organized baseball game (Independence KS)
04/28/1932 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1242 Zambesia
04/28/1932 Yellow fever vaccine for humans announced
04/28/1934 Spanish govt of Samper forms
04/28/1934 Tigers' Goose Goslin grounds into 4 straight double plays
04/28/1935 Moscow underground opens (81 km long)
04/28/1937 1st animated cartoon electric sign displayed (NYC)
04/28/1937 1st commercial flight across Pacific, Pan Am
04/28/1938 King Zog of Albania marries Countess Geraldine of Hungary
04/28/1939 Hitler claims German-Polish non-attack treaty still in effect
04/28/1940 Glenn Miller records 'Pennsylvania 6-5000'
04/28/1940 Rudolf Hess becomes commandant of concentration camp Auschwitz
04/28/1942 'WW II' titled so, as result of Gallup Poll
04/28/1942 Nightly 'dim-out' begins along East Coast
04/28/1943 German-Italian counter offensive in North-Africa
04/28/1944 Stalin meets Polish/US priest S Orlemanski
04/28/1945 US 5th army reaches Swiss border
04/28/1947 Thor Heyerdahl & 'Kon-Tiki' sail from Peru to Polynesia
04/28/1952 WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect
04/28/1955 WBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
04/28/1956 Last French troop leave Vietnam
04/28/1957 WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
04/28/1958 Vanguard TV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed)
04/28/1958 Vice Pres Richard Nixon begins goodwill tour of Latin America
04/28/1959 KLOE TV channel 10 in Goodland, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting
04/28/1959 KLOE TV channel 10 in Goodland, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting
04/28/1959 KPLR TV channel 11 in Saint Louis, MO (IND) begins broadcasting
04/28/1960 WIPM TV channel 3 in Mayaguez, PR (PBS) begins broadcasting
04/28/1961 Lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude
04/28/1961 Warren Spahn pitches 2nd no hitter at 41 beats SF Giants, 1-0
04/28/1964 Japan joins OECD
04/28/1965 Barbra Striesand stars on 'My Name is Barbra' special on CBS
04/28/1965 US marines invade Dominican Republic, stay until October 1966
04/28/1966 Boston beats LA, 4 games to 3, for 8th straight NBA championship
04/28/1966 OCAM, Common Afro-Mauritian Organization forms
04/28/1967 Expo 67 opens in Montréal
04/28/1967 Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army & stripped of boxing title
04/28/1968 11 year-old Mary Bell strangles 4 year-old
04/28/1968 T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2422 Perovskaya
04/28/1969 Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France
04/28/1969 King Crismson with Greg Lake & Ian McDonald debuts
04/28/1971 Dutch social democratic party/D'66/DS'70 win parliamentary election
04/28/1971 Samuel Lee Gravely Jr becomes 1st black admiral in US Navy
04/28/1971 T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2093 Genichesk
04/28/1974 Last Americans evacuated from Saigon
04/28/1975 John Lennon appears on 'Tonight' & Ringo on 'Smother Brothers'
04/28/1975 South-Vietnam Gen Duong Van Minh sworn in as president
04/28/1977 Christopher Boyce convicted for selling secrets
04/28/1980 Cyrus Vance, Carter's Secretary of State, resigns
04/28/1982 E Bowell discovers asteroids #2956 Yeomans & #3253 Gradie
04/28/1982 L G Taff discovers asteroid #3343 Nedzel
04/28/1983 Argentine govt declares all 15-30,000 missing persons dead
04/28/1983 Bruins 4-Isles 1-Wales Conf Championship-Series tied 1-1
04/28/1983 NASA launches Goes-F
04/28/1985 Billy Martin named Yankee manager for 4th time
04/28/1985 Fernando Valenzuela sets record of 41 scoreless inn to start season
04/28/1985 Flyers ?-Isles 1-Patrick Div Finals-Flyers win series 4-1
04/28/1986 Chernobyl, USSR site of world's worst nuclear power plant disaster
04/28/1988 Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess

04/28/1988 Baltimore Orioles lose AL record 21 games in a row
04/28/1988 NJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes
04/28/1990 'Chorus Line' closes on Broadway after 6,137 performances (15 yrs)
04/28/1990 Boston Celtics score most points in a playoff, beat NY Knicks 157-12

04/28/1990 Guns & Roses' Axl marries Erin Everly (annulled same year)
04/28/1990 Last copy of Dutch communist daily De Waarheid (The Truth)
04/28/1991 Space Shuttle STS 39 (Discovery 12) launched
04/28/1992 Brewers beat Blue Jays 22-2 with AL record 31 hits in 9 innings
04/28/1993 Carlo Ciampi forms Italian govt with ex-communists
04/28/1993 Zambian plane crashes at Libreville, Gabon, 30 soccer players die
04/28/1994 1st multi-racial election in South Africa ends [3 days]
04/28/1994 Freddy Thielemans sworn in as mayor of Brussels Belgium

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04/27/1410 John Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand
04/27/1623 Johann Adam Reincken, composer
04/27/1701 Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardina
04/27/1707 John Burman, botanist/director botanical gardens
04/27/1724 Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
04/27/1737 Edward Gibson, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Emp)
04/27/1759 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader)

04/27/1767 Andreas Jakob Romberg, German violinist/composer (Song of Glocke)
04/27/1791 Samuel Finley Breece Morse, US painter/inventor (telegraph)
04/27/1802 Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer
04/27/1803 Alfred Julius Becher, composer
04/27/1812 Friedrich von Flotow, composer
04/27/1820 Herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher (Social Static

04/27/1822 Ulysses S Grant, [Hiram], Ohio (R), 18th president (1869-77)
04/27/1824 William Richard Bexfield, composer
04/27/1828 Gerben Colmjon, Fries language publisher
04/27/1835 John Murray Corse, Pitts, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
04/27/1840 Edward Whymper, 1st to climb Matterhorn (1865)
04/27/1861 Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer
04/27/1861 Johan M Skjoldborg, Danish writer (Dynaes-Digte)
04/27/1865 Emile Erens, Hagiographer (Pastor of Ars)
04/27/1869 William Victor Harris, composer
04/27/1871 Arthur Finlay Nevin, composer
04/27/1873 Harry M O'Connor, entertainer
04/27/1875 Lumsden Hare, actor (Svengali, Great Impersonation, His Double Life)

04/27/1883 Hubert Harrison, St Croix Virgin Island, writer/freedom fighter
04/27/1884 Louis de Bree, [Louis C Davids), actor (Bluejackets)
04/27/1892 Louis Victor de Broglie, physicist (studied electrons)
04/27/1893 Norman Bel Geddes, Adrian Mich, theatrical designer (Rivals, Dead En

04/27/1894 Nicolas Slonimsky, composer
04/27/1896 Rogers Hornsby, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)
04/27/1896 Wallace Hume Carothers, inventor (nylon)
04/27/1900 Walter Lantz, animator (Woody Woodpecker's creator)
04/27/1902 Kitty Kelly, actress (Ladies of the Jury, Behind Office Doors)
04/27/1903 Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown)
04/27/1904 Arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board)
04/27/1904 Cecil Day-Lewis, England, poet laureate/detective (Nicholas Blake)
04/27/1904 Ragnar Skrede, Norse poet (Lauvfall)
04/27/1905 Philip Radcliffe, composer
04/27/1909 Muriel C Bradbrook, English writer (That Infidel Place)
04/27/1911 Colin Gordon, Ceylon, actor (John-Baron)
04/27/1911 Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Asterix, Kuifje)
04/27/1914 Albert Soboult, French historian
04/27/1916 Jan Rychlik, composer
04/27/1918 John Scali, newspaperman/correspondant (ABC)
04/27/1918 Kirby Stone, NYC, jazz combo leader (Baubles Bangles & Beads)
04/27/1922 Daphne Anderson, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)
04/27/1922 Jack Klugman, Phila (Oscar-Odd Couple, Quincy, Goodbye Columbus)
04/27/1927 Coretta Scott King, civil rights activist
04/27/1927 John Joseph Moakley, (Rep-D-Massachusetts, 1973- )
04/27/1929 Nina Ponomareva Romaschkova, USSR, discus thrower (Oly-gold-1952, 60

04/27/1930 Roelof F 'Pik' Botha, South African minister of Foreign affairs
04/27/1931 Igor Oistrach, Russian violinist/son of David Oistrach
04/27/1931 Krzystzof Komeda, composer
04/27/1932 Anouk Aimee, [Francoise Dreyfus], Paris, actress (8«, La Dolce Vita)

04/27/1932 Casey Kasem, Detroit, radio personality (American Top 40)
04/27/1932 Charles Adkins, US, light welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952)
04/27/1932 Chuck Knox, NFL coach (Rams, Bills, Seahawks)
04/27/1932 Francois Bayle, composer
04/27/1932 Petar Ozgijan, composer
04/27/1937 Phil Jones, newsman (CBS)
04/27/1937 Sandy Dennis, Nebraska, actress (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)
04/27/1938 Earl Anthony, bowler (PBA money champ 1974-6, 1981-3)
04/27/1939 Jerry Mercer, rocker (April Wine)
04/27/1939 Judy Carne, Northhampton Engl, comedienne (Laugh-in, Fair Exchange)
04/27/1941 Friedrich Goldmann, composer
04/27/1941 Jan D Blaauw, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
04/27/1941 Judith Blegen, Missoula Mont, opera singer (Papagena-Magic Flute)
04/27/1942 Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-6)
04/27/1943 Helmut Marko, auto racer (Le Mans Grand Prix)
04/27/1944 Cuba Gooding, US singer (Everybody Plays the Fool)
04/27/1944 Herb Pedersen, Berkley Ca, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited)
04/27/1944 Michael Fish, British TV weatherman
04/27/1945 August Wilson, US, playwright (Fences, Puilitzer 1987)
04/27/1947 Ann Peebles, Missouri, singer (I Can't Stand the Rain)
04/27/1947 Herbie Murrell, US singer (Stylistics-You are My Everything)
04/27/1947 Pete Ham, rock guitarist/pianist/vocalist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)
04/27/1947 Peter Gena, composer
04/27/1948 Katie Pierson, vocals/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack)
04/27/1949 Douglas Sheehan, Santa Monica Calif, actor (Ben-Knots Landing)
04/27/1949 Yoshiaki Fujiwara, wrestler (NJPW/PWF/UWF)
04/27/195- Cora Ann Mahalick, news anchor (WNYW-TV)
04/27/1951 Ace Frehley, Bronx NY, heavy metal rocker (Kiss-Beth, Frehley's Come

04/27/1951 Boris Kinberg, rocker (Mink DeVille)
04/27/1953 Ellen L Shulman Baker, Fayetteville NC, MD/astronaut (STS 34, 50)
04/27/1959 Sheena Easton, [Shirley Orr], Glasgow Scotland, singer (Sugar Walls)

04/27/1963 Arther van Dijk, drummer (Ivy Green)
04/27/1963 Schae Harrison, Orange Calif, actress (Darla-Bold & Beautiful)
04/27/1967 Bridgette Gordon, Deland Fla, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1988)
04/27/1967 Willem-Alexander CGF, Prince of Orange/son of Queen Beatrix of Neth
04/27/1969 Mica Paris, rocker (So Good)
04/27/1971 Hayley Carr, Salzburg Austria, actress (Courtney-As the World Turns)

04/27/1973 Andr‚ Govan, Culver City Calif, actor (Monster Squad)
04/27/1975 Andr‚ Gower, actor (Baby Makes 5, Fathers & Sons, Mr President)
04/27/1992 James Duke Mason, son of singer Belinda Carlisle & Morgan Mason


Deaths:

04/27/1076 Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies

04/27/1404 Philips de Stoute, Duke of Burgundy, dies
04/27/1521 Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives
04/27/1605 Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69
04/27/1656 Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65
04/27/1656 John J van Goyen, landscape painter, dies at 60
04/27/1694 Johan Georg IV, ruler of Saxon (1691-94)
04/27/1695 Sor Juana In‚s de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies
04/27/1702 Jean Bart, French captain/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies
04/27/1758 Jan Francisci, composer, dies at 67
04/27/1764 Jaime de Casellas, composer, dies at 73
04/27/1806 Amalia F rstin Gallitzin, Prussian daughter of Golitsyn, dies at 57
04/27/1813 Zebulon M Pike, US explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34
04/27/1871 Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer, dies at 59
04/27/1872 Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70
04/27/1881 Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76
04/27/1882 Ralph Waldo Emerson, US poet (Representive men), dies
04/27/1893 John Murray Corse, US general (Union), dies on his 58th birthday
04/27/1901 Richard Redhead, composer, dies at 81
04/27/1902 Julius Sterling Morton, who started Arbor Day, dies at 72
04/27/1915 Alexander N Skrjabin, Russian composer (Prometheus), dies at 43
04/27/1932 Hart Crane, sailing from Mexico to NY commits suicide
04/27/1937 Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist, dies at 46
04/27/1938 Edmond Rubbens, Belgian minister to Germany, dies at 44
04/27/1950 Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer, dies at 70
04/27/1950 Karl Straube, German organist/conductor, dies
04/27/1957 Mario A Gianini, creator of maraschino cherry, dies
04/27/1959 Gordon Armstrong, inventor of baby incubator, dies
04/27/1961 Roy Del Ruth, director (About Face, Folies Bergere), dies at 67
04/27/1965 Alan Bunce, actor (Albert-Ethel & Albert), dies at 61
04/27/1965 Edward R Murrow, newscaster (Person to Person), dies at 57
04/27/1969 Dino Terranova, actor (Young Dillinger), dies
04/27/1970 Arthur Shields, actor (Your Show Time), dies at 73
04/27/1972 Kwame Nkrumah, president of Ghana, dies at 62
04/27/1973 Libbe de Wal, founder of Humanistic Covenant, dies at 72
04/27/1975 Nicholas Soussanin, actor (Last Command), dies
04/27/1977 Stanley Adams, actor (Lillies of the Field, Thunder Alley), dies
04/27/1978 Mohammed Daud, premier/president of Afghanistan, murdered
04/27/1982 Tom Tully, actor (Line-up, Shane), dies at 85
04/27/1984 Piet Kraak, soccer, dies at 63
04/27/1991 Ken Curtis, actor (Lost, Freckles, Calif Gold Rush), dies at 74
04/27/1991 Marcus Heeresma, writer/poet (Anna, Son of a Whore), dies
04/27/1993 Hans Sahl, German/US writer (Tie Exil im Exil), dies at 90
04/27/1994 John Preston, US writer (Gay House, Big Gay Book), dies at 48
04/27/1994 Lynne Frederick Unger, actress (Trail of Pink Panther), dies at 39


Significant Events:

04/27/1509 Pope Julius II excommunicates Italian state of Venice
04/27/1518 Treaty of St Truiden: anti-French Trapdoors/Bourgondisch covenant
04/27/1526 Mogol Kingt Babur beats sultan of Delhi
04/27/1565 1st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms
04/27/1576 Peace of Beaulieu/Paix de Monsieur
04/27/1662 Netherlands & France sign military covenant
04/27/1773 British Parliament passes Tea Act (Boston won't like this)
04/27/1805 US Marines attack shores of Tripoli
04/27/1813 Americans under Gen Pike capture Toronto; Pike is killed
04/27/1838 Fire destroys half of Charleston
04/27/1841 Imakita Kosen, 1st Zen teacher of D.T. Suzuki, found the awakening
04/27/1857 Establishment of Jewish congregations in Lower Austria prohibited
04/27/1859 'Pomona' sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard
04/27/1860 Thomas J Jackson is assigned to command Harpers Ferry
04/27/1861 President Abe Lincoln suspends writ of habeas corpus
04/27/1861 West Virginia secedes from Virginia after Virginia secedes from US
04/27/1863 Battle of Streight's raid: Tuscumbia to Cedar Bluff, AL
04/27/1865 Cornell University (Ithaca NY) is chartered
04/27/1867 Opera 'Rom‚o et Juliette' is produced (Paris)
04/27/1874 White League, Paramilitary white supremacist organization, forms
04/27/1877 Opera 'Le Roi de Lahore' is produced (Paris)
04/27/1877 President Hayes removes Federal troops from LA, Reconstruction ends
04/27/1881 Pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad
04/27/1897 Grant's Tomb (famed of song & legend) dedicated
04/27/1903 1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out, Phila A's win 6-0
04/27/1903 Long Island's Jamaica Race Track opens
04/27/1905 World Exposition opens in Luik
04/27/1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London
04/27/1909 Sultan of Turkey Abdul Hamid II is overthrown
04/27/1910 Belgian parliament rejects socialist motion for general voting right

04/27/1912 Relief laws replaces those of 1854, in Netherlands
04/27/1918 Bkln Dodgers get 1st victory after worse major league start (0-9)
04/27/1919 A Schwassmann discovers asteroid #912 Maritima
04/27/1920 Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence
04/27/1921 Hadjememaar, [Corn de Gelder] elected in Amsterdam
04/27/1922 Fritz Langs 'Dr Mabuse, der Spieler' premieres in Berlin
04/27/1922 Yakut ASSR formed in Russian SFSR
04/27/1923 Mussolini govt italian place in South Tirol/Alto Adige
04/27/1924 Antwerp soccer tie Belgium-Netherlands 1-1
04/27/1931 100ø F (38ø C), Pahala, Hawaii (state record)
04/27/1932 Apollo asteroid discovered, with a perigee of 2 million miles
04/27/1933 Karl Jansky reports reception of cosmic radio signal in Wash DC
04/27/1935 Brussel's World Expo opens
04/27/1935 Yanks pull a 1st inning triple-play & beat Phila A's 9-8
04/27/1937 1st US social security payment made
04/27/1937 US Social Security system makes its 1st benefit payment
04/27/1940 Himmler orders establishment of Auschwitz Concentration Camp
04/27/1942 Belgium Jews are forced to wear stars
04/27/1942 Tornado destroys Pryor Oklahoma killing 100, injuring 300
04/27/1943 Lou Jansen & Jan Dieters arrested, lead illegal CPN party in Holland

04/27/1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London
04/27/1944 Boston Brave Jim Tobin no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 2-0
04/27/1945 2nd Republic of Austria forms
04/27/1945 Italian partisans take Mussolini prisoner
04/27/1945 US 5th army enters Genua
04/27/1946 1st radar installation aboard a coml ship installed
04/27/1947 Babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium & through US
04/27/1948 Arab legion attacks Gesher bridge on Jordan River
04/27/1950 South Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races
04/27/1951 Mohammed Mossadeq chosen premier of Persia
04/27/1953 1st general elections in British Guyana, won by Jagans PPP
04/27/1953 Wrestler Freddie Blassie coins term 'Pencil neck geek'
04/27/1956 Heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing
04/27/1959 'Today' show goes abroard 1st time (Paris France)
04/27/1959 Liu Sjau-chi elected president of China PR
04/27/1960 1st atomic powered electric-drive submarine launched (Tullibee)
04/27/1960 South Korean pres Syngman Rhee resigns
04/27/1960 Togo (formerly French Togo) declares independence from French adm
04/27/1961 NASA launches Explorer 11 into Earth orbit to study gamma rays
04/27/1961 NFL officially recognizes Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio
04/27/1961 Sierra Leone declares independence from UK
04/27/1962 Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroids #2334 Cuffey & #3474
04/27/1963 'Jopie' Pengel forms govt in Suriname
04/27/1963 Cuban premier Fidel Castro arrives in Moscow
04/27/1964 John Lennon's 'In His Own Write' is published in US
04/27/1965 RC Duncan patents 'Pampers' disposable diaper
04/27/1966 Dmitri Sjostakovitsj completes his 2nd cello concert
04/27/1967 Expo '67 opens in Montreal
04/27/1968 Balt Oriole Tom Phoebus no-hits Boston, 6-0
04/27/1968 Congress of Political Party Radicals (PPR) forms in Netherlands
04/27/1968 Jimmy Ellis beats Jerry Quarry for heavyweight boxing title
04/27/1970 T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2469 Tadjikistan
04/27/1972 Apollo 16 returns to Earth
04/27/1972 NYC Mayor John Lindsey appeals that John Lennon not be deported
04/27/1973 KC Royal Steve Busby no-hits Detroit Tigers, 3-0
04/27/1974 Pan Am 707 crashes into mountains of Bali, killing 107
04/27/1976 Abu Dhabi establishes Arabic Monetary Fund
04/27/1977 Bloody riots in Soweto South Africa
04/27/1977 H-E Schuster discovers asteroid #2234 Schmadel
04/27/1977 HCC, Hobby Computer Club, forms in Netherlands
04/27/1978 14th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 4-3 in 11
04/27/1978 Accident at nuclear reactor Willow Island, W Virginia, kills 51
04/27/1978 Afgh nist n revolution (National Day), pro-Russian military coup
04/27/1979 George Harrison releases 'Love Comes to Everyone'
04/27/1981 1st female soccer official is hired by NASL
04/27/1981 Beatle Ringo Starr marries actress Barbara Bach [Goldbach]
04/27/1982 Nordiques 1-Isles 4-Semifinals-Isles hold 1-0 lead
04/27/1982 Trial of John W Hinckley Jr attempted assassin of Reagan, begins
04/27/1983 Nolan Ryan becomes strikeout king (3509), passing Walter Johnson
04/27/1984 Asteroid #3625 discovered
04/27/1984 Cleve Indians beat Detroit Tigers, 8-4, in 19 innings
04/27/1984 Over 70 inches of snow falls on Red Lake Montana
04/27/1986 Captain Midnight (John R MacDougall) interrupts HBO
04/27/1987 US Justice Dept bars Austrian Chancellor Kurt Waldheim from entering

04/27/1987 US, due to his aid of Nazi Germany during WW II
04/27/1989 Beijing students take over Tiananmen Square in China
04/27/1989 Hurricane in Bangladesh, kills 500
04/27/1989 Mandatory seatbelt law goes into effect in Italy
04/27/1990 50th annual barbershop quartet singing convention held (Mich)
04/27/1990 Dodger Orel Hershiser undergoes career-threatening shoulder surgery
04/27/1990 Villanova's women set a 6,000 m relay world record of 17:18:10
04/27/1992 NY Jets finish perfect 5-0 pre-season for 1st time
04/27/1992 NY Mets trade David Cone to Toronto Blue Jays for Jeff Kent
04/27/1993 Afghan Antonov AN-32 crashes at Tashqurgan, kills 76
04/27/1994 29.0øC in Genevad, Sweden (Swedish April high temperature record)
04/27/1994 Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (52,713 km)
04/27/1994 President Nixon buried in Nixon Library in Calif
04/27/4977 -BC- Johannes Kepler's date for creation of universe

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Births:

04/30/1309 Kazimierz III de Great, King of Poland (1333-70)
04/30/1602 William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
04/30/1651 Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest/theorist/saint
04/30/1717 Guillaume Gommaire Kennis, composer
04/30/1743 Robert Jasper van de Capellen, mister of Marsch/politician
04/30/1767 Jean Henri Appelius, lawyer/minister of Finance
04/30/1777 Carl Friedrich Gauss, world's great mathematicians
04/30/1790 John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrialist
04/30/1792 Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer
04/30/1797 Andreas V Michiels, Dutch military governor of West-Sumatra
04/30/1797 Paul van Vlissingen, ship owner
04/30/1805 William Kerley Strong, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1867

04/30/1823 George JD Campbell, Scottish/Brit Minister to Indies (1868-74/80-85)

04/30/1830 Davis Tillson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
04/30/1837 Alfred Gaul, composer
04/30/1851 Indrië Einarsson, Iceland playwright (Nyj rsn¢ttin)
04/30/1858 Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893)
04/30/1864 French Netscher, writer/journalist (Studies of nude model)
04/30/1870 Franz Lehar, operetta composer (Naughty Marietta)
04/30/1874 Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian priest/writer
04/30/1882 Trijntje 'Nine' van de Schaaf, author (To the Invisible)
04/30/1883 David John de Lloyd, composer
04/30/1884 Albert Israel Elkus, composer
04/30/1885 Luigi Russolo, composer
04/30/1886 Frank Merrik, composer
04/30/1888 John Crowe Ransom, US poet/critic (God Without Thunder)
04/30/1889 Acario Cotapos, composer
04/30/1889 Rudolph Hermann Simonsen, composer
04/30/1893 Joachim von Ribbentrop, German SS f hrer/foreign minister
04/30/1896 Gary Davis, Laurens SC, blues/folk guitarist (A Little More Faith)
04/30/1899 Jannetje Fisherman-Roosendaal, author (regional novels)
04/30/1899 Lucie Mannheim, actress (East Meets West, 39 Steps, High Command)
04/30/1902 Andre-Francois Marescotti, composer
04/30/1902 Rudolf Wittelsbach, composer
04/30/1903 G nther AR Raphael, German composer (Symphony Breve)
04/30/1905 Henrich Schl„ppi, Switzerland, 4 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1924)
04/30/1909 Juliana, Queen of Netherlands (1948-80)
04/30/1910 Al Lewis, actor (Leo-Car 54, Grandpa-Munsters)
04/30/1911 Hans Studer, composer
04/30/1911 John-Baptist J Walgrave, [Henricus/Humanus], Flemish, theologist
04/30/1912 Eve Arden, Mill Valley Calif, actress (Connie-Our Miss Brooks)
04/30/1916 Dugo D Schenker, Suriname/Antillian playwright
04/30/1916 Robert Shaw, Red Bluff Calif, chorale conductor (Robert Shaw Chorale

04/30/1917 Bea Wain, US actress/radio hostess
04/30/1919 Valeer [Valerius V] van Kerkhove, Flemish writer/producer
04/30/1920 Leen 't Hart, organist/composer
04/30/1924 Sheldon Harnick, Broadway songwriter (Fiorello, Fiddler on the Roof)

04/30/1926 Corinne Calvet, France, actress (Apache Uprising)
04/30/1926 Edmund Cooper, UK, sci-fi author (Seed of Light, All Fool's Day)
04/30/1927 Lars Hall, Sweden, Pentathelete (Olympic-gold-1952)
04/30/1929 Peter Carsten, Weissenberg Bavaria, actor (Mr Super Invisible)
04/30/1930 Raoul de Keyser, [Dekeyser], Flemish painter
04/30/1931 William L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- )
04/30/1932 Anton Larrauri, composer
04/30/1933 Willie Nelson, Abbott Texas, country singer (On the Road Again)
04/30/1936 Zohra Lampert, actress (Doctors' Hospital, Girl With Something Extra

04/30/1938 Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, Queen of Netherlands (1980- )
04/30/1938 Gary Collins, Venice Calif, actor (6th Sense, Home Show)
04/30/1938 Larry [Van Cott] Niven, US, sci-fi author (5 Hugo, Neutron Star)
04/30/1939 Ellen Taafe Zwilich, Miami Florida, (1st woman composer Pulitzer 198

04/30/1939 Pieter van Vollenhoven, husband of Dutch Princess Margriet
04/30/1940 Burt Young, actor (Convoy, Rocky)
04/30/1941 Wilfried Jentzsh, composer
04/30/1943 Bobby Vee, Fargo ND, (Devil or Angel, Night has a Thousand Eyes)
04/30/1943 Robert L Livingston, (Rep-R-Louisiana, 1977- )
04/30/1944 Jill Clayburgh, NY, actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough)
04/30/1945 Annie Dillard, American writer (An American Childhood)
04/30/1945 Claude van de Berge, [Rony MF Pauwels], Flemish writer (Graph Theory

04/30/1945 Michael J Smith, Beaufort NC, Cmdr USN, astr (51L-Challenger disaste

04/30/1946 Donald Schollander, Charlotte NC, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-64)
04/30/1946 Karl XVI Gustav F H, King of Sweden (1973- )
04/30/1947 Robert Scott, (Rep-D-Virginia)
04/30/1948 Perry King, actor (Andy Warhol's 'Bad')
04/30/1951 Panuta Rosani, Poland, discus (Olympic 1976) drug disqualified
04/30/1952 Tom Pesek, creator of HAL 9000 program for the PC
04/30/1953 Merrill Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)

04/30/1954 G nther Tiersch, German DR, 8 man cox (Olympic-gold-1968)
04/30/1956 Richard Farina, folk singer (Reflections in a Crystal Wind)
04/30/1959 Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/English/Neth actor
04/30/1961 Isiah Thomas, NBA forward (Detroit Piston; 1990 NBA playoff MVP)
04/30/1966 David Meggett, NFL running back (NY Giants)
04/30/1969 Joey Restivo, Brooklyn, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies)
04/30/1971 Matt Martin, Hamden Conn, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)
04/30/1975 Johnny Galecki, actor (Danny-American Dreamer)


Deaths:

04/30/ 313 Gaius G V Maximus, [Daia], Emperor of Rome, dies
04/30/ 535 Amalaswintha, queen of Ostrogoten, murdered
04/30/1030 Mohammud van Ghazna, Turkish mayor (G'widen)/Islamic ruler, dies
04/30/1196 Boudewijn II, bishop of Utrecht (1178-96), dies
04/30/1214 Huguccio/Hugo van Pisa, Italian bishop, dies
04/30/1328 ... Eckhard, German theologist/mystic, dies
04/30/1630 Ercole Porta, composer, dies at 44
04/30/1632 Jean de Tilly, field marshal, dies
04/30/1632 Sigismund III, King of Poland/Sweden, dies at 65
04/30/1660 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 84
04/30/1671 P‚ter Zrinyi, Hungarian banished to Croatia, beheaded at 49
04/30/1708 Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies
04/30/1743 Pedro de Peralta y Barnuevo, Peruvian playwright/poet, dies
04/30/1784 Franz K earl von Velbruck, German free mason, dies
04/30/1785 Frederick Philipse 3, land owner (Bronx, Westch & Putnam), dies at 6

04/30/1792 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer, dies at 36
04/30/1793 Lorenzo Fago, composer, dies at 88
04/30/1795 Jean-Jacques Barth‚lemy, French historian (Ancient Greece), dies
04/30/1800 John H Midderigh, Rotterdam patriot, dies at 46
04/30/1828 Shaka, the great Zulu King, killed
04/30/1829 George Washington Adams, son of John Q Adams, dies on City Is NYC
04/30/1847 Charles L J, archduke of Austria/gov-gen (Austria-Netherland), dies
04/30/1848 Friedrich Freiherr Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant, dies at 53
04/30/1855 Henry Rowley Bishop, composer, dies at 68
04/30/1859 Sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67
04/30/1887 Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer, dies at 71
04/30/1893 Edouard Manet, French painter (Olympia), dies at 61
04/30/1893 Gyula Beliczay, composer, dies at 57
04/30/1896 Antonio Cagnoni, composer, dies at 68
04/30/1900 John Luther (Casey) Jones, dies in Cannonball Express train wreck
04/30/1912 Frantisek Kmoch, composer, dies
04/30/1922 David M Chumaceiro, Cura‡aos poet, dies
04/30/1929 Friedrich Lienhard, German publisher (T rmer), dies at 63
04/30/1933 Luis Sanchez Cerro, Pres of Peru, assassinated by Hurtado de Mendoza

04/30/1934 William Henry Welch, dies at 75
04/30/1942 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51
04/30/1943 Beatrice Potter Webb, British writer (My Apprenticeship), dies at 85

04/30/1943 Etty Hillesum, diary writer (Auschwitz), dies
04/30/1945 Adolph Hitler, German dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56
04/30/1945 Eva Braun, girlfriend/wife of Hitler, dies
04/30/1952 Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
04/30/1956 Alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78
04/30/1957 Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80
04/30/1959 Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81
04/30/1963 Bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74
04/30/1965 Helen Chandler, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56
04/30/1968 Frankie Lymon, rocker, dies of a heroin overdose
04/30/1970 Hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82
04/30/1970 Inger Stevens, actress (Katy-Farmer's Daughter), commits suicide at

04/30/1970 Jacob Presser, historian/writer (Doom, Ondergang), dies
04/30/1971 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70
04/30/1972 Gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38
04/30/1972 Ntare V, king of Burundi, murdered
04/30/1973 Josie Sedgwick, actress (White Moth), dies at 75
04/30/1974 Agnes Moorehead, actress (Endorra-Bewitched), dies at 67
04/30/1976 Edvard Fliflet Braein, composer, dies at 51
04/30/1977 Clive Martin Douglas, composer, dies at 73
04/30/1980 Mary McCarty, actress (French Line), dies
04/30/1982 Albert TLCA Bird, lecture artist, dies
04/30/1982 Herman Tholen, cabaretier (Juveniles), dies
04/30/1982 Taisen Deshimaru, founder of several Zen centers in France, dies at

04/30/1983 George Balanchine, Russian composer, dies at 79
04/30/1983 Jerry Hatsuo Fujikawa, actor (Uncle Matsu-Mr T & Tina), dies at 71
04/30/1984 Arthur T 'Bomber' Harris, bombed nazi-Germany, dies
04/30/1984 Muddy Waters, blues singer/guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man), dies at

04/30/1985 George Pravada, actor (Felscher-Holocaust), dies at 66
04/30/1987 Hugh Dempster, actor (Anna Karenina, Candles at Nine), dies
04/30/1988 James McCracken, US tenor, dies at 61
04/30/1989 Sergio Leone, Italian director (Good, Bad & Ugly), dies
04/30/1991 George Sperti Sperti, inventor (Preparation H), dies at 91
04/30/1991 Michael G Hagerty, actor (Overboard), dies
04/30/1992 Dan van Driel, cartoonist (Nervous Cop), dies
04/30/1993 Dave Waymer, NFLer, dies at 34
04/30/1994 Ferdinando Scarfiotti, Italian set designer (Last Emperor), dies at

04/30/1994 Richard Scarry, US kid book illustrator/writer, dies at 74
04/30/1994 Roland Ratzenberger, Austria Formula 1-cyclist, dies in accident at



Significant Events:

04/30/ 311 Roman emperor Galerius delegates tolerance edict of Serdica
04/30/1006 Brightest supernova in recorded history is observed
04/30/1064 German King Henry IV gives away Utrecht county of West Friesland
04/30/1349 Jewish community at Radolszell Germany, exterminated
04/30/1396 Crusaders & earl of Nevers depart from Dijon
04/30/1492 Columbus is given royal commission to equip his fleet
04/30/1492 Spain announces it will expels all Jews
04/30/1562 1st French colonists in US: Jean Ribaut & Hugenot
04/30/1563 Jews are expelled from France by order of Charles VI
04/30/1598 1st theater performance in America (Spanish comedy-Rio Grande)
04/30/1616 English King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen
04/30/1661 Tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa
04/30/1722 Game of Billiards is mentioned in New England Courant
04/30/1725 Emperor Charles VI & King Philip IV of Spain sign Treaty of Vienna
04/30/1774 Pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee
04/30/1789 George Washington inaugurated as 1st president of US
04/30/1790 Colonial troops occupy Booni's bosnegerdorp Arouku Suriname
04/30/1798 Dept of Navy established
04/30/1803 US doubles in size through Louisiana Purchase ($15 million)
04/30/1804 Hague's Theater opens
04/30/1808 1st practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri
04/30/1812 (Eastern) Louisiana admitted as 18th US state
04/30/1838 Nicaragua declares independence from Central American federation
04/30/1857 San Jose State University forms
04/30/1859 Paul Morphy returns from 10-mo chess tour of Europe, retires
04/30/1860 Navaho indians attack Fort Defiance (Canby)
04/30/1861 Federal Troops, under orders from Lincoln, evacuate Indian Territory

04/30/1862 Swift Run Gap, WV skirmishes
04/30/1864 Battle of Jenkin's Ferry, Arkansas; Gen W R Scurry is killed
04/30/1864 New York becomes 1st state to charge a hunting license fee
04/30/1865 -5/1] Gen Shermans 'Haines's Bluff' at Snyder's Mill, Virginia
04/30/1869 Hawaiian YMCA organized
04/30/1871 Apaches in Arizona surrender to white & Mexican adventurers; 144 die

04/30/1888 Hail stones kills about 250 in Moradabad district of Delhi
04/30/1889 1st US national holiday, on centennial of Washington's inauguration
04/30/1889 George Washington Bridge linking NYC & NJ opens
04/30/1898 Championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl
04/30/1900 165 lb Robert Fitzsimmons KOs 305 lb Ed Dunkhost in a boxing match
04/30/1900 USA annexes Hawaii
04/30/1903 Highlanders (Yankees) 1st home opener; Chesbro beats Senators 6-2
04/30/1905 1st offical soccer game between Belgium-Netherland (1-4)
04/30/1911 Portugal approves woman suffrage
04/30/1913 Neujmin & Belyavskij discover asteroids #752 Sulamitis & #753 Tiflis

04/30/1919 Phillies beat Bkln Dodgers 9-0 in 20 innings
04/30/1921 American Professional Football Assn reorganizes in Akron
04/30/1921 Pope Benedict XV encyclical 'On Dante'
04/30/1922 Chic White Sox Charles Robertson perfect games Detroit Tigers, 2-0
04/30/1927 Princess Juliana gets seat in Dutch Council of State
04/30/1928 Cherkess Autonomous Region established in RSFSR (until 1957)
04/30/1929 Earnest Streeruwitz becomes chancellor of Austrian
04/30/1934 Austrian gets 'Austrian facist' constitution
04/30/1935 C Jackson discovers asteroids #1355 Magoeba & #1368 Numidia
04/30/1935 World Congress for Women's Rights concludes in Istanbul
04/30/1937 General Douglas MacArthur marries Jean Faircloth
04/30/1939 NBC/RCA 1st public TV demo with FDR at opening of NY World's Fair
04/30/1939 Tropicana ballet of Havana Cuba, forms
04/30/1940 Bkln Dodger Tex Carleton no-hits Cin Reds, 3-0
04/30/1941 Spread of Judaism begins in Croatia
04/30/1942 1st submarine built on Great Lakes launched, (Peto), Manitowoc, Wi
04/30/1943 Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews established
04/30/1943 Dutch strike against obligatory Labor camps
04/30/1944 NY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs
04/30/1944 NY Giant, Mel Ott scores 6 runs in 1 game drawing 5 walks for 4th ti

04/30/1945 'Arthur Godfrey Time' begins a 27 year run on CBS radio
04/30/1945 Concentration camp M nchen-Allag freed
04/30/1945 Lord Haw-Haw calls for crusade against the bolshevics
04/30/1945 Red army storms German parliament
04/30/1945 Russian Army frees Ravensbr ck concentration camp
04/30/1946 Cleve Indian Bob Feller's 2nd no-hitter beats NY Yankees, 1-0
04/30/1947 Boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover
04/30/1948 Org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia
04/30/1955 Element 101, Mendelevium, announced
04/30/1955 Perez Prado's 'Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White' goes #1 for 10 wee

04/30/1955 West German unions protest for 40-hour work week & more wages
04/30/1961 1st shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern)
04/30/1961 Lee Harvey Oswald marries Marina Prusakova in Minsk USSR
04/30/1961 Premier Fidel Castro of Cuba receives Lenin-Peace Prize
04/30/1962 NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 75,190 m
04/30/1962 Willie Mays hits 4 HRs
04/30/1967 Highest tower to the world finished, 537m (USSR)
04/30/1967 Orioles' Stu Miller & Steve Barber lose 2-1 despite no-hitting Tiger

04/30/1968 3 Oriole pitchers walk 14 NY Yankees in a 9 inning game
04/30/1969 Cin Red Jim Maloney 3rd no-hitter beats Houston Astros, 10-0
04/30/1969 WEDB TV channel 40 in Berlin, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting
04/30/1970 US troops invade Cambodia
04/30/1971 Milwaukee Bucks sweep Balt Bullets for NBA championship
04/30/1972 'Arthur Godfrey Time' ends a 27 year run on radio
04/30/1973 Nixon announces resignation of Haldeman, Ehrlichman, et al
04/30/1973 Paul McCartney releases 'Red Rose Speedway' including 'My Love'
04/30/1973 Women's tennis groups end disputes over sanctioning tournaments
04/30/1975 US civilian forces evacuate Vietnam; Saigon surrenders
04/30/1976 Heavyweight Muhammad Ali KOs Jimmy Young in Landover Md
04/30/1976 Wings release 'Silly Love Songs'
04/30/1977 Billy Graham beats Bruno Sammartino in Baltimore, to become WWF cham

04/30/1980 Beatrix, Wilhelmina Armgard, crowned queen of Netherlands
04/30/1980 Terrorists seize Iranian Embassy in London
04/30/1982 Iran offensive in Khusistan
04/30/1983 Bruins 3-Isles 7-Wales Conf Championship-Isles hold 2-1 lead
04/30/1984 1700 skiers participate in an alpine event at Are, Sweden
04/30/1984 Strong winds cause a 30 min delay in Toronto Blue Jays game
04/30/1985 Last edition of Brink Daily Mail/Sunday Express in South Africa
04/30/1986 Ashrita Furman peformed 8,341 somersaults over 12 miles
04/30/1987 NY Islander Mike Bossy plays his final game
04/30/1988 NJ Devils beat Caps 3-2 taking 7th game of Patrick Division final
04/30/1988 NY Knights 1st arena football game beats Cobras 60-52 (10,157 in LA)

04/30/1988 NY Yank Dave Winfield gets his 29th RBI of April-Sets AL & ties ML R

04/30/1988 World Exposition, Expo 88 opens in Brisbane Australia
04/30/1989 Critics Siskel & Ebert film their 500th TV movie-review show
04/30/1989 US beats Costa Rica 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
04/30/1990 As Met pitcher David Cone argues a call at 1st base, 2 Braves score
04/30/1990 US 66th manned space mission STS 31 (Discovery 10) returns from spac

04/30/1991 Cyclone kills 125,000 in Bangladesh
04/30/1992 208th & final episode of Cosby Show on NBC-TV
04/30/1994 Soccer superstar Pele marries psychologist Assiria Seixas Lemos

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Births:

04/29/1584 Melchior Teschner, composer
04/29/1642 Christian Weise, German writer (Niederl„ndische Bauer)
04/29/1660 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer
04/29/1667 John Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)
04/29/1727 Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)
04/29/1745 Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)
04/29/1771 Matthaus Stegmayer, composer
04/29/1780 Charles Nodier, French writer (La f‚e aux miettes)
04/29/1806 Earnest Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Austria writer/physician/philos

04/29/1815 Abram Duryee, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
04/29/1818 Alexander II, Tsar of Russia (1855-81)
04/29/1830 Adolph Sutro, SF mayor, built Cliff House, railways, tunnels
04/29/1842 Karl Mill”cker, Austria conductor/composer (Up the Bettel student)
04/29/1854 Henri Poincar‚, France, mathematician/astronomer/philosopher
04/29/1855 Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitch more)
04/29/1855 Edmund van der Straeten, composer
04/29/1857 Edouard Rod, France/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e)
04/29/1857 Frantisek Ondricek, composer
04/29/1860 Lorado Taft, US, sculptor (Black Hawk)
04/29/1862 Vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer
04/29/1863 William Randolph Hearst, publisher (SF Examiner, Seattle P-I)
04/29/1871 Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher (Intelligence of Children

04/29/1872 Eyvind Alnaes, composer
04/29/1879 Thomas Beecham, England, composer, found London Philharmonic
04/29/1883 Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer
04/29/1885 Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Rasende Reporter)
04/29/1885 Wallingford Riegger, Albany Georgia, composer (Bacchangle)
04/29/1893 Elisaveta Bagrjana, [Beltsjeva], Bulgaria, poetess
04/29/1893 Harold C Urey, Ind, physicist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934)
04/29/1894 Paul H”rbiger, Austria actor (Liebelei)
04/29/1895 Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Promenade Concerts)
04/29/1896 Jacques Leon Wolfe, composer
04/29/1899 Duke Ellington, Wash DC, [Edward Kennedy], bandleader (Take 'A' Trai

04/29/1899 Karl Yngve Skold, composer
04/29/1899 Natalie Talmadge, actress (Our Hospitality)
04/29/1901 Hirohito, Emperor of Japan (1926-89)
04/29/1902 Theodore Chanler, composer
04/29/1903 Frank Parker, NYC, singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party)
04/29/1904 Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate
04/29/1904 Russ Morgan, Scranton Pa, orch leader (Welcome Aboard)
04/29/1907 Fred Zinneman, Austria, director (From Here to Eternity, Julia)
04/29/1907 Tino Rossi, French singer
04/29/1908 Jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers)
04/29/1909 Tom Ewell, [S Yewell Tompkins], Ky, actor (Tom Ewell Show, 7 Yr Itch

04/29/1912 Richard Carlson, Mn, actor (All I Desire, Flat Top, Valley of Gwangi

04/29/1914 Ewan Roberts, Edinburgh Scotland, actress (Pvt Benjamin)
04/29/1915 Donald Mills, singer (Mills Brothers)
04/29/1919 Celeste Holm, NYC, actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve)
04/29/1920 Harold Samuel Shapero, Lynn Mass, composer (9 Minute Opera)
04/29/1921 Cornelis de Jager, astronomer (Sun)
04/29/1922 George Allen, football coach (LA Rams, Washington Redskins)
04/29/1922 Parren J Mitchell, (Rep-D-MD, 1971- )
04/29/1922 Tommy Noonan, actor (Gentlemen Perfer Blondes, Promises Promises)
04/29/1922 Toots [Jean] Thielemans, Belgian/US jazz musician/composer
04/29/1923 Irvin Kershner, Phila, director (Never Say Never Again)
04/29/1923 Maxine Audley, actress (Peeping Tom, Ricochet, House of Cards)
04/29/1924 Ren‚e Jeanmaire, dancer (Hans Christian Anderson)
04/29/1925 Ab Abspoel, actor/director (Surprise Attack, Elevator)
04/29/1926 Carie Meek, (Rep-D-Florida)
04/29/1927 Dorothy Manley, England, 100m sprint (Olympic-silver-1948)
04/29/1928 Carl Gardner, rock vocalist (Coasters-Searchin)
04/29/1929 Peter Joshua Sculthorpe, composer
04/29/1929 Vaclav Kucera, composer
04/29/1929 Walter Kempowski, German writer (Tadell”ser & Wolff)
04/29/1931 Lonnie Donegan, vocalist
04/29/1931 William Ball, actor (Suburban Commando)
04/29/1932 Alexei A Gubarev, cosmonaut (Soyuz 17, 28)
04/29/1933 Darijan Bozic, composer
04/29/1933 Keith Baxter, South Wales, actor (Barretts at Wimpole Street)
04/29/1933 Rod Marvin McKuen, singer/composer/versifier (Alone, Beatsville)
04/29/1934 Pedro Pires, premier (Cape Verde, 1975- )
04/29/1935 Len Weinrib, NYC, comedian (Spike Jones Show)
04/29/1935 Otto M Zykan, composer
04/29/1936 April Stevens, Niagara Falls NY, rock vocalist (Deep Purple)
04/29/1936 Richard Lynch, actor (Xavier-Battlestar Galactica)
04/29/1936 Zubin Mehta, Bombay India, conductor (NY Philharmonic)
04/29/1942 Klaus Voorman, rock bassist (Manfred Mann-Might Quinn)
04/29/1943 Duane Allen, Taylortown Texas, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira

04/29/1944 Jim Hart, Evanston, Ill, NFL quarterback (St Louis Cardinals)
04/29/1945 [Thomasina] Tammi Terrell, [Montgomery], singer (Ain't no Mt High)
04/29/1947 Jim Ryun, US, 1500m runner/broke 4 minute mile (Olympic-silver-1968)

04/29/1947 Johnny Miller, golfer (1974 PGA Player of Year)
04/29/1947 Tommy James, singer (cri-im-son & clo-o-ver o-o-ver & o-o-ver)
04/29/1948 Reb Brown, actor (Cage, Yor, Capt America, Fast Break)
04/29/1949 Anita Dobson, England, actress (Annie Watts-EastEnders)
04/29/1949 Eddie Hart, US, 100m runner (Olympic-1972)
04/29/1949 Francis Rossi, guitarist/vocalist (Status Quo-Down Down)
04/29/1952 Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Schnectady, actress (Too Close for Comfort)

04/29/1952 Nora Dunn, Chic Ill, comedienne (SNL, Miami Blues, Working Girl)
04/29/1953 Nikolai Nikolayevich Budarin, Russia, cosmonaut
04/29/1954 Bill Paxon, (Rep-R-New York)
04/29/1954 Deborah Iyall, rocker (Romeo Void)
04/29/1954 Jerry Seinfeld, author (SeinLanguage)/comedian (Seinfeld)
04/29/1955 Kate Mulgrew, Dubuque Iowa, actress (Heartbeat, Kate Loves a Mystery

04/29/1956 Ron Verlin, rocker (Shooting Star)
04/29/1957 Richie Robertson, rocker (Fabulous Poodles)
04/29/1958 Daniel Day-Lewis, English, actor (Last of the Mohicans)
04/29/1958 Eve Plumb, Burbank, actress (Jan-Brady Bunch, I'm Gonna Get You Suck

04/29/1958 Michelle Pfeiffer, Midway City Calif, actress (Married to the Mob)
04/29/1958 Simon Edwards, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love)
04/29/1960 Gerard Joling, Dutch singer (Love is in Your Eyes)
04/29/1960 Joseph Guzaldo, Chicago Ill, actor (Stir Crazy)
04/29/1967 Rachel Williams, Greenwich Village NY, model (Absolut Vodka, Elle)
04/29/1968 Carnie Wilson, singer (Wilson Phillips-Hold On)
04/29/1970 Andre Agassi, US, tennis pro (US & French Open finalist-1990)
04/29/1970 Uma Thurman, Boston Mass, actress (Baron Munchausen)
04/29/1993 Aurelia Clasina Lucia Wildeboer, daughter of Pieter & Mirtle


Deaths:

04/29/ 852 Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76
04/29/1499 John IV, army leader/earl of Egmont, dies
04/29/1676 Michiel A the Ruyter, spy/fleet supervisor (Newport), dies
04/29/1712 Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67
04/29/1813 Christian Danner, composer, dies at 55
04/29/1873 Alida JM Tartaud-Little, actress/stage star (Rotterdam Stage), dies
04/29/1905 Ignacio Cervantes, composer, dies at 57
04/29/1918 Gavrilo Princip, Bosnisch murderer of arch duke French Ferdinand, di

04/29/1928 Henrich Federer, Switz, writer (Ich l”sche das Licht), dies
04/29/1936 Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdams social alderman, dies
04/29/1943 Joseph Achron, Latvian violinist/composer (Golem suite), dies at 56
04/29/1943 Karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer, dies at 68
04/29/1943 Sidney AK Keyes, English poet (Foreign Gate), dies at 20
04/29/1947 Irving Fisher, US economist, dies at 80
04/29/1951 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria/English philosopher
04/29/1953 Mo‹se Kisling, Polish/French painter (La souris boiteuse), dies at 6

04/29/1954 Earnest Heldring, merchant/ship owner/financier, dies at 82
04/29/1956 Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer, dies at 75
04/29/1957 Otallo Morales, composer, dies at 82
04/29/1964 Albert Saverys, Flemish painter, dies at 77
04/29/1966 Eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85
04/29/1967 Anthony Mann, US director (El Cid, Last Frontier), dies
04/29/1973 Manfred Gurlitt, composer, dies at 82
04/29/1976 Wilhelm Maler, composer, dies at 74
04/29/1979 Julia Perry, composer, dies at 55
04/29/1980 Alfred Hitchcock, British director (Psycho, Birds), dies at 80
04/29/1986 Seamus McElwaine, Irish IRA-terrorist, dies at 25
04/29/1988 Andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies
04/29/1988 Jan Kapr, composer, dies at 74
04/29/1991 Claude Gallimard, French publisher, dies
04/29/1992 Mae Clarke, actress (Public Enemy, Frankenstein), dies at 84
04/29/1993 Cy Howard, director (Lovers & Other Strangers), dies
04/29/1993 Michael Gordon, actor/director (Pillow Talk), dies at 83
04/29/1993 Mick Ronson, English guitarist/producer (Mott the Hoople), dies at 4

04/29/1994 Bill Quinn, US actor (Quinn Brothers, Birds, Lucky Stiff), dies at 8



Significant Events:

04/29/1091 Battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petsjenegen
04/29/1429 Joan of Arc leads Orleans, France, to victory over English
04/29/1522 Emperor Charles V named French van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlan

04/29/1550 Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority
04/29/1553 Flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England
04/29/1636 Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans
04/29/1661 Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan
04/29/1701 Drenthe adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701
04/29/1715 John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time
04/29/1784 Premiere of Mozarts Sonate in B mol, K454 (Vienna)
04/29/1793 Cornerstone laid for Groningen's new townhall
04/29/1813 Rubber is patented
04/29/1834 Charles Darwins expedition sees top of Andes
04/29/1845 Macon B Allen & Robert Morris Jr, 1st blacks to open law practice
04/29/1852 1st edition of Peter Roget's Thesaurus published
04/29/1856 Peace between England & Russia
04/29/1857 US Army, Pacific Div HQ permanently established at Presidio (SF)
04/29/1861 Asteroid 68-Leto & Asteroid 69-Hesperia discovered
04/29/1861 Maryland's House of Delegates vote against seceding from Union
04/29/1861 R Luther discovers asteroid #68 Leto
04/29/1862 100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Miss
04/29/1862 New Orleans fell to Union forces during Civil War
04/29/1863 Battle of Chancellordville, VA (Fredericksburg, Wilderness Tavern)
04/29/1864 -30] Skermish at Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas
04/29/1886 1st public Dutch electricity opens
04/29/1892 Charlie Reilly is baseball's 1st pinch hitter
04/29/1901 Anti semitic riot in Budapest
04/29/1902 M Wolf discovers asteroid #484 Pittsburghia
04/29/1903 Limestone slides at Turtle Mountain kills 9 (Frank Alberta)
04/29/1905 2' rain falls in 10 mins in Taylor, TX
04/29/1910 Ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam
04/29/1912 108ø F (42ø C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record)
04/29/1913 Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper
04/29/1916 Irish nationalists surrender to British in Dublin
04/29/1921 B Jekhovsky discovers asteroid #953 Painleva
04/29/1922 1st official Intl Weightlifting Federation Champ (Tallinn, Estonia)
04/29/1925 Netherlands returns to gold standard
04/29/1926 France & US reach accord on repayment of WW I
04/29/1927 Construction of Spirit of St Louis is completed
04/29/1930 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1268 Libya
04/29/1930 North Sea floodgate at Ijmuiden (biggest in world) officially opens
04/29/1931 Cleve Indian Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0
04/29/1938 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #1484 Postrema
04/29/1939 Whitestone Bridge connecting Bronx & Queens opens
04/29/1940 Norwegian king Haakon & govt flees to England
04/29/1942 Japanese troop march into Lashio
04/29/1942 Jews forced to wear a Jewish Star in Netherlands & Vichy-France
04/29/1943 Dietrich Bonh”ffer arrested by nazis
04/29/1944 Surprise attack by Van de Peat on General Landsdrukkerij in the Hagu

04/29/1945 1st food drop by RAF (operation Manna)
04/29/1945 Adolf Hitler marries Eva Braun
04/29/1945 Japanese army evacuates Rangoon
04/29/1945 US liberates Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany
04/29/1946 28 former Jap leaders indicted in Tokyo as war criminals
04/29/1956 WLUC TV channel 6 in Marquette, MI (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

04/29/1956 WSPA TV channel 7 in G'ville-Spartanburg, SC (CBS) begins broadcasti

04/29/1956 WWBT TV channel 12 in Richmond, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting
04/29/1957 1st military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir Va
04/29/1961 ABC's 'Wide World of Sports, debuts
04/29/1963 KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KPAT
04/29/1964 Princess Irene marries Spanish prince Carel Hugo de Bourbon Parma
04/29/1965 Earthquake hits Seattle; 5 die
04/29/1967 Aretha Franklin releases 'Respect'
04/29/1970 50,000 US & South Vietnamese troops land in Cambodia
04/29/1971 Bill Graham closes down Fillmore & Fillmore East
04/29/1971 Boeing receives contract for Mariner 10, Mercury exploration
04/29/1975 Ethiopia nationalizes everything
04/29/1975 Flyers 4-Isles 0-Semifinals-Flyers hold 1-0 lead
04/29/1975 US Forces pull out of Vietnam
04/29/1976 Minister Irene Vorrink begins fluoridating Dutch drinking water
04/29/1981 Phillie Steve Carlton strikes out his 3,000th batter
04/29/1982 Alfredo Magana elected pres of El Salvador
04/29/1982 Nordiques 2-Isles 5-Semifinals-Isles hold 2-0 lead
04/29/1983 Harold Washington sworn in as Chicago's 1st black mayor
04/29/1985 17th space shuttle mission (51-B)-Challenger 7 launched
04/29/1985 Tony Tubbs KOs Greg Page to win WBA heavyweight boxing championship
04/29/1986 800,000 books destroyed by fire in LA Central Library
04/29/1986 Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens strikes out 20 Seattle Mariners
04/29/1987 Chicago Cub Andre Dawson hits for cycle
04/29/1987 Japans premier Nakasone visits the US
04/29/1988 '60 Minutes' newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols
04/29/1988 Burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry
04/29/1988 Orioles beat White Sox 9-0 for 1st 1988 win after 21 loses
04/29/1991 Croatia declares independence
04/29/1991 Cyclone strikes Bangladesh, 139,000 die/10 million homeless
04/29/1991 Earthquake in Georgia, kills 100
04/29/1992 'March of Falsettos & Falsettoland' opens on Broadway
04/29/1992 1st day of LA riots-Acquittal of 4 white cops in Rodney King beating

04/29/1992 Country singer Doug Stone, 35, undergoes quadruple bypass surgery
04/29/1992 Sheena Easton collapses on stage in Man of LaMancha
04/29/1992 Voting ends on choice of Elvis stamps
04/29/1994 Ferry boat smashes into Mombasa Harbor, Kenya, kills over 300

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Births:

05/01/1238 Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)
05/01/1493 Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)
05/01/1545 Franciscus Junius, [François du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologi

05/01/1567 Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter
05/01/1577 François van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer
05/01/1582 Marco da Gagliano, composer
05/01/1592 Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionaries/astronomer
05/01/1620 Miklós Zrínyi, Hungarian general
05/01/1633 Sébastien le Prestre de Vauban, French fortress architect
05/01/1672 Joseph Addison, England, essayist (Spectator)
05/01/1735 John H van Kinsbergen, lt-admiral/founder of Marines
05/01/1759 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor
05/01/1764 Benjamin Henry Latrobe, engineer/architect (built Capitol)
05/01/1764 Gottfried Rieger, composer
05/01/1769 Arthur Wellsley, Duke of Wellington, British PM (C) (1828-30)
05/01/1771 George Guest, composer
05/01/1775 Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn, composer
05/01/1800 Ret Thomas Aloysius Dornin, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1874
05/01/1807 John Bankhead 'Prince John' Magruder, Major General (Confederate Arm

05/01/1818 José Amador de los Ríos, Spanish historian/poet
05/01/1819 William Steele, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885
05/01/1825 George Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap)
05/01/1829 José M de Alencar, Brazilian writer/minister of Justice
05/01/1830 Mary Harris Jones, [Mother Jones], hell-raiser
05/01/1835 Alfred Napoleon Alexander 'Natti' Duffie, Brig Gen (Union volunteers

05/01/1839 Chardonnet, inventor (rayon)
05/01/1858 Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer
05/01/1859 Bohuslav Jeremias, composer
05/01/1859 Willem J Leyds, Dutch/South Africa lawyer/politician/diplomat
05/01/1862 Anthony G Kröller, entrepreneur/govt advisor/husband of Helene Mülle

05/01/1862 Marcel Prévost, French publisher/writer (Les demis-vierges)
05/01/1872 Hugo Alfvén, Stockholm Sweden, composer (Midsommarvaka)
05/01/1880 Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo)
05/01/1881 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist
05/01/1884 Felipe Boero, composer
05/01/1892 Howard Barlow, Plain City Ohio, conductor (Voice of Firestone)
05/01/1895 Leo Sowerby, Grand Rapids Michigan, composer (Pulitzer 1946)
05/01/1898 Eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62)
05/01/1899 Jón Leifs, Iceland, composer/conductor
05/01/1900 Ignazio Silone, Italy, novelist/politician (Bread & Wine)
05/01/1905 Leila Hyams, actress (Big House, Ruggles of Red Gap)
05/01/1907 Jan Pauw, CEO (Universal Netherlands Workers Aruba)
05/01/1907 John Peacock, founder (Stage group Gen Dutch Covenant Aruba)
05/01/1908 Giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone)
05/01/1909 George Melachrino, composer
05/01/1909 Kate Smith, singer (God Bless America) Phila Flyer good luck charm
05/01/1909 Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet
05/01/1910 Cliff Battles, Akron Oh, NFL hall of famer (Braves, Redskins)
05/01/1912 Felipe Padilla de Leon, composer
05/01/1913 Walter Susskind, Praha (Prague) Czechoslovakia, conductor
05/01/1916 Glenn Ford, Quebec Canada, actor (Cade's County, Big Heat, Midway)
05/01/1916 Jack Parr, Canton Ohio, TV host (Jack Paar Show)
05/01/1917 Danielle Darrieux, France, actress (Alexander the Great, Mayerling)
05/01/1917 John Beradino, LA Calif, actor (Steve Hardy-General Hospital)
05/01/1919 Dan O'Herlihy, Ireland, actor (Fail Safe, Last Starfighter, Robocop)

05/01/1921 Paul Daels, president (Flemish Iron Pilgramige committee)
05/01/1923 Joseph Heller, novelist (Catch-22, 1963 Arts & Letters Award)
05/01/1924 Earl George, composer
05/01/1924 Enrico Josif, composer
05/01/1925 Chuck Bednarik, Penn, NFL hall of fame center/linebacker (Phila)
05/01/1925 Malcolm Scott Carpenter, Boulder, astronaut (Mercury 7 (Aurora 7))
05/01/1927 Greta Andersen, Denmark, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)
05/01/1927 Harry Belefonte, calypso singer (Banana Boat Song)
05/01/1927 Roland Verhavert, Flemish screen writer (Sea gulls die of illness)
05/01/1928 Raoul Servais, Belgian cartoonist
05/01/1930 Ollie Matson, NFL halfback (Cardinals, Rams, Lions, Eagles)
05/01/1933 Joan Hackett, East Harlem NYC, actress (Defenders, Another Day)
05/01/1937 Bo Nilsson, Swedish composer (Doppelspiel)
05/01/1939 Judy Collins, Seattle Wash, singer (Send in the Clowns, Clouds)
05/01/1939 Max Robinson, Richmond VA, black news anchor (ABC Evening News)
05/01/1939 Ray Aranha, actor (Nick-Married People)
05/01/1941 Juraj Hatrick, composer
05/01/1942 Stephen Macht, Phila Pa, actor (Joe-Knots Landing, Cagney & Lacey)
05/01/1944 Rita Coolidge, Nashville Tn, singer (Higer & Higher, We're All Alone

05/01/1946 Joanna Lumley, Kashmir India, actress (On Her Majesty's Secret Serv)

05/01/1946 Valentin Muratov, USSR, floor exercise gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956)
05/01/1947 Carlos Ward, rocker (B T Express)
05/01/1948 James Wise, US soul singer (Archie Bell & the Drells)
05/01/1949 Douglas Barr, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (Howie-Fall Guy)
05/01/1952 George Strait, country singer
05/01/1953 Felix Hanemann, rocker (Zebra)
05/01/1954 Michael Scott, reporter (Entertainment Tonight)
05/01/1954 Ray Parker Jr, rock vocalist (Ghostbusters Theme)
05/01/1956 Byron Stewart, Baxter Springs Ks, actor (Warren-St Elsewhere)
05/01/1957 Dick Swett, (Rep-D-New Hampshire)
05/01/1957 Steve Ferris, rocker (Mr Mister)
05/01/1959 Paul Smith, rocker (Haircut 100)
05/01/1960 Steven Cauthen, jockey (1978 Kentucky Derby)
05/01/1961 Charlie O'Brien
05/01/1964 Sarah FE Armstrong-Jones, daughter of princess Margaret & Lord Snowd

05/01/1967 Tawni Cable, Salem Oregon, playmate (June 1989)
05/01/1968 Mark Scott, Paramus NJ, rock drummer (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)
05/01/197- Roy Rosello, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)


Deaths:

05/01/1171 Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies
05/01/1277 Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies
05/01/1308 Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered
05/01/1447 Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
05/01/1456 Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
05/01/1471 Thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91
05/01/1555 Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53
05/01/1572 Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies
05/01/1679 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
05/01/1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies
05/01/1772 Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52
05/01/1863 Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29

05/01/1870 Francisco Solano López, field marshal/president of Paraguay
05/01/1872 Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, die

05/01/1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
05/01/1886 Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)
05/01/1886 Heinrich Franz Daniel Stiehl, composer, dies at 56
05/01/1892 Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89
05/01/1898 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81
05/01/1900 Mihály von Munkácsy, [Michael von Lieb], German painter, dies at 56
05/01/1902 John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85
05/01/1903 Luigi Arditi, composer, dies at 80
05/01/1904 Antonín Dvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62
05/01/1917 José E Rodo, Uruguayan writer (Motivos de proteo), dies
05/01/1921 Louis Campbell-Tipton, composer, dies at 43
05/01/1926 Nicolaus Adriani, translator (Middle-Celebes Language), dies at 60
05/01/1932 Paul Doumer, Pres France (1931-32), assassin by Russia's Paul Gargal

05/01/1934 Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, composer, dies at 35
05/01/1937 Snitz Edwards, actor (Phantom of the Opera, College), dies at 75
05/01/1939 Wilhelm Normann, German chemist (harden van oliën), dies
05/01/1941 John R Locksmith de Brown, vicar/CHU-politician, dies at 71
05/01/1945 Joseph Goebbels, nazi-German minister of propaganda, commits suicide

05/01/1946 Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer, dies at 71
05/01/1946 Percy William Whitlock, composer, dies at 43
05/01/1948 Christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered
05/01/1952 William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies
05/01/1954 Tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50
05/01/1957 Grant Mitchell, actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 8

05/01/1959 Oscar Torp, Norwegian premier, dies
05/01/1965 Leo Spies, composer, dies at 66
05/01/1965 Spike Jones, composer (Spike Jones Show), dies at 53
05/01/1968 Harold G Nicolson, English author (English sense of humor), dies at

05/01/1969 Ella Logan, actress (52nd Street, Woman Chases Man), dies at 56
05/01/1971 Edith Day, actress (Romance of Air), dies at 75
05/01/1971 Glenda Farrell, actress (Grand Slam, Exposed), dies at 66
05/01/1976 Rex O'Malley, actor (Camille, Zara, Midnight, Thief), dies at 75
05/01/1978 Aram Il'yich Khachaturian, composer, dies at 75
05/01/1978 Aram Katchaturian, Armeens/Russian composer (The earth), dies
05/01/1981 Clarence A Bacote, historian/political scientist, dies at 75
05/01/1982 Gene Sheldon, actor (Bernardo-Zorro), dies at 72
05/01/1984 Gordon Jenkins, orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 73
05/01/1988 Carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer
05/01/1988 Paolo Stoppa, actor (Garibaldi, Visit, Freedom Fighters), dies
05/01/1989 David Webster, South African white anti-apartheids activist, murdere

05/01/1989 Douglas Watson, actor (Satan Murders), dies at 68
05/01/1989 Marion Mack, actress (General), dies
05/01/1990 Sunset Carson, cowboy actor (El Paso Kid, Oregon Trail), dies at 62
05/01/1991 Richard Thorpe, director (Jailhouse Rock, Night Must Fall), dies
05/01/1993 Hans [Henri EA] Tuynman, provo (Full-time Provo), dies at 50
05/01/1993 Pierre Bérégovoy, French premier (1992-93), commits suicide at 67
05/01/1993 Ranasinghe Premadasa, president (Sri Lanka, 1989-93), murdered at 68

05/01/1994 Ayrton Senna da Silva, Brazil's Formula 1 driver, dies at 34
05/01/1994 Imre Gyöngyössy, Hungarian director, dies at 64


Significant Events:

05/01/1006 Supernova observed by Chinese & Egyptians in constellation Lupus
05/01/1048 Bishop Bernold flees St Pieterskerk for Utrecht Neth
05/01/1394 Ekiho, exorcised the Zen temple & it's surroundings from an old badg

05/01/1523 Danish king Christian III arrives in Veere
05/01/1528 Pánfilo the Narvaéz begins exploration to with 350 men to Florida
05/01/1551 Council of Trente resumes
05/01/1598 Jacob van Necks merchant fleet departs for Java
05/01/1625 Prince Frederik Henry appointed viceroy of Holland
05/01/1628 Meiboom in Quincy Mass) degenerates into orgy with indian women
05/01/1682 Louis XIV & his court inaugurate Paris Observatory
05/01/1707 England, Wales & Scotland form UK of Great Britain
05/01/1725 Spain & Austria sign trade treaty
05/01/1751 1st American cricket match was played
05/01/1756 France & Austria sign alliance
05/01/1776 Adam Weishaupt founds secret society of Illuminati
05/01/1786 Mozart's opera 'Marriage of Figaro' premieres in Wien (Vienna)
05/01/1822 John Phillips becomes 1st mayor of Boston
05/01/1840 1st adhesive postage stamps ('Penny Blacks' from England) issued
05/01/1841 1st emigrant wagon train leaves Independence, Missouri for Calif
05/01/1844 Samuel Morse sends 1st telegraphic message
05/01/1844 Whig convention nominates Henry Clay as presidential candidate
05/01/1850 John Geary becomes 1st SF mayor
05/01/1851 Great Exhibition opens in London's Hyde Park, with Crystal Palace
05/01/1853 Argentina adopts it's constitution
05/01/1854 Amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes
05/01/1857 William Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy
05/01/1861 Lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry
05/01/1862 Union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans
05/01/1863 Battle of Chancellorsville, VA (29,000 injured or died)
05/01/1863 Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi
05/01/1863 Confederate 'National Flag' replaces 'Stars & Bars'
05/01/1863 Confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers
05/01/1864 -8] Battle at Alexandria, Louisiana (Red River Campaign)
05/01/1864 Atlanta campaign, GA
05/01/1864 Wilderness campaign
05/01/1867 Howard University chartered
05/01/1867 Reconstruction of South begins, black voter registration
05/01/1869 'Folies-BergŐre' opens in Paris
05/01/1869 A colt is reported killed by a meteorite near New Concord, Ohio
05/01/1869 Folies BergŐre opens in Paris
05/01/1873 1st US postal card issued
05/01/1873 International Exhibition opens in Wien (Vienna)
05/01/1875 238 members of 'Whiskey Ring' accused of anti-US activities
05/01/1883 Baseball returns to Phila, 1st NL game since 1876
05/01/1883 NY Athletic Club hires Bob Rogers as 1st American pro sports trainer

05/01/1884 Construction begins on Chicago 1st skyscraper (10 stories)
05/01/1884 Moses Walker became 1st black player in major league
05/01/1885 Maria 'Goeie Mie' Swanenburg sentence to life for killing 27 in Neth

05/01/1886 US general strike for 8 hour day, begins
05/01/1889 1st International Workers Day, according to 2nd International
05/01/1892 US Quarantine Station opens on Angel Island, SF Bay
05/01/1893 World Columbian Exposition opens in Chicago
05/01/1898 George Dewey commands, 'You may fire when you are ready, Gridley'
05/01/1900 Premature blast collapses mine tunnel killing 200 at Scofield, Utah
05/01/1901 Detroit Tigers commit 12 errors against Chicago White Sox
05/01/1901 Herb McFarland hit 1st grand slam in American League
05/01/1901 Pan-American Exposition opens in Buffalo
05/01/1906 Phillie's John Lush no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 6-0
05/01/1907 Belgium govt of De Trooz forms
05/01/1907 Indian Mine Laws passes (concessions from Neth-Indies)
05/01/1908 World's most intense shower (2.47' in 3 minutes) at Portobelo Panama

05/01/1909 Netherlands begins unity with Belgium
05/01/1914 China's 1st president Yuan Shikai wins dictatorial qualification
05/01/1915 British Lusitania leaves NY, for Liverpool
05/01/1915 German submarine sinks US ship Gulflight
05/01/1920 Babe Ruth's 1st Yankee HR & 50th of career, out of Polo Grounds
05/01/1920 Belgian-Luxembourg toll tunnel opens
05/01/1920 Brooklyn Dodgers tie Boston Braves, 1-1, in 26 innings
05/01/1921 Drusian sultan Pasja al-Atrasj elected governor of Suwayda
05/01/1923 Earl Sande aboard Zev wins his 1st Kentucky Derby
05/01/1924 Admiral Paul Koundouriótis becomes president of Greece
05/01/1925 Cyprus becomes a British Crown Colony
05/01/1926 British coal-miners go on strike
05/01/1926 Brooklyn Dodgers & Boston Braves deadlock at 1-1 in 26 innings
05/01/1926 Satchel Paige makes pitching debut in Negro Southern League
05/01/1927 1st British airliner to serve cooked meals (Imperial Airways)
05/01/1927 Netherlands beats Belgium 3-2 in soccer match in Amsterdam
05/01/1928 6 children die & 10 injured by hailstones in Klausenburg, Romania
05/01/1928 Drunken fascist Erich Wichman harasses VARA-radio transmitter
05/01/1928 Lei Day begun (a Hawaiian celebration)
05/01/1928 Pitcairn Airlines (later Eastern) begins service
05/01/1929 Brooklyn's Johnny Finn sets 100 yard sack race in 14.4 seconds
05/01/1929 Farm workers strike begins in East-Groningen
05/01/1929 Police kill 19 Mayday demonstraters in Berlin
05/01/1931 Empire State Building opens in NYC
05/01/1931 Norway claims Peter I Island
05/01/1931 Singer Kate Smith begins her long-running radio program on CBS
05/01/1932 1st Suriname union congress at Paramaribo
05/01/1934 Austria signs pact with Vatican
05/01/1934 Philippine legislature accepts US proposal for independence
05/01/1934 Water state kingdom dismisses NSB-leader Anton Mussert
05/01/1936 Emperor Haile Selassie leaves Ethiopia as Italian invades
05/01/1936 FBI's J Edgar Hoover arrests Alvin Karpis
05/01/1937 FDR signs act of neutrality
05/01/1939 Batman comics hit street
05/01/1939 Pulitzer Prize awarded to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (Yearling)
05/01/1940 140 Palestinian Jews die as German planes bomb their ship
05/01/1940 The 1940 Olympics are cancelled
05/01/1941 'Citizen Kane,' directed & starring Orson Welles, premieres in NY
05/01/1941 German assault on Tobroek
05/01/1943 1st edition of illegal 'The Free Artist' appears in Amsterdam
05/01/1943 German Wehrmacht deployed in order to break Dutch strikes
05/01/1943 Johnny Longden on Count Fleet wins 69th Kentucky Derby (2:04)
05/01/1943 Rauter signs unofficial death sentence
05/01/1943 food rationing begins in US
05/01/1944 Messerschmitt Me 262 Sturmvogel, 1st jet bomber, makes 1st flight
05/01/1944 Pulitzer prize awarded to Martin Flavin (Journey in the dark)
05/01/1944 Surprise attack on Weteringschans Amsterdam, fails
05/01/1945 Admiral Dönitz forms German government
05/01/1945 General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms
05/01/1945 Radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WW II

05/01/1945 Seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg
05/01/1946 Mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named 'American Mother of Year'
05/01/1947 Radar for coml & private planes 1st demonstrated
05/01/1947 Vice Adm Roscoe Hillenkoeter becomes 1st director of CIA
05/01/1948 Eddie Arcaro on Citation wins 74th Kentucky Derby (2:05.4)
05/01/1948 People's Republic North-Korea forms
05/01/1949 Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune)
05/01/1950 Gwendolyn Brooks, is 1st Black awarded a Pulitzer Prize (poetry)
05/01/1950 Mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade
05/01/1950 New marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China
05/01/1950 Pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers & Hammerstein (South Pacific)
05/01/1950 WJIM (now WLNS) TV channel 6 in Lansing, MI (CBS) begins broadcastin

05/01/1951 600,000 march for peace & freedom in Germany
05/01/1951 Dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir
05/01/1951 Mickey Mantle's 1st HR
05/01/1952 Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #3428
05/01/1952 Marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada
05/01/1954 Bishops publish Mandement (member socialistic org forbidden)
05/01/1954 HSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (Moonies)
05/01/1954 WAPA TV channel 4 in San Juan, PR (NBC/SFN) begins broadcasting
05/01/1955 Bob Feller's 15th 1 or less hitter (12 1-hitters, 3 no-hitters)
05/01/1957 Larry King's 1st radio broadcast
05/01/1957 US give Poland credit of $95 million
05/01/1957 Vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km
05/01/1958 Ambonese rebellion bombed Ambon/conquer Morotai
05/01/1959 Heavyweight Floyd Patterson KOs Brian London
05/01/1959 West Germany ntroduces 5 day work week
05/01/1959 White Sox Early Wynn beats Red Sox 1-0 on his own HR
05/01/1960 India's Bombay state split into Gujarat & Maharashtra states
05/01/1960 Pancho Gonzalez retires from tennis
05/01/1960 Russia shoots down Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane over Sverdlovs

05/01/1961 1st US airplane hijacked to Cuba
05/01/1961 Fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba
05/01/1961 Pulitzer prize awarded to Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird)
05/01/1961 Tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain
05/01/1962 1st French underground nuclear experiment in the Sahara
05/01/1962 Bo Belinsky pitches a no-hitter, in his 4th start
05/01/1962 JFK authorizes Area Redevelopment Act (ARA)
05/01/1963 1st American (James Whittaker) to conquer Mount Everest
05/01/1963 Indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Neth
05/01/1964 1st BASIC program run on a computer (Dartmouth)
05/01/1965 Mont Canadiens beat Chic Black Hawks, 4 games to 3, for Stanley Cup
05/01/1965 USSR launches Luna 5; later impacts on Moon
05/01/1966 Last British concert by Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley)
05/01/1966 Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting
05/01/1966 US troops shooting targets in Cambodia
05/01/1967 Anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes president of Nicaragua
05/01/1967 Jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank
05/01/1967 Priscilla Beaulieu & Elvis Presley wed in Las Vegas
05/01/1967 Pulitzer prize awarded to Bernard Malamud (Fixer)
05/01/1969 43 Unification church couples wed in NYC
05/01/1969 Houston Don Wilson 2nd no-hitter beats Cin Reds, 4-0
05/01/1969 Pirate Radio Station 259 (England/France) begins transmitting
05/01/1971 Amtrak railroad begins operation
05/01/1971 Rolling Stones release 'Brown Sugar'
05/01/1972 Pulitzer prize awarded to Wallace Stegner (Angle of Repose)
05/01/1972 Radio's Mutual Black Network premieres
05/01/1973 SF Giants score 7 runs with 2 outs in 9th to beat Pirates, 8-7
05/01/1975 Islander Parise & Potvin score within 14 seconds in playoffs
05/01/1975 Flyers 5-Isles 4-semifinals-Flyers hold 2-0 lead
05/01/1976 Bold Forbes wins Kentucky Derby
05/01/1976 Jos Hermens, Netherlands sets record for 20,000 m, 57:24.2
05/01/1977 Empress Lilly dedicated
05/01/1978 1st black mayor of New Orleans (Ernest Morial) inaugurated
05/01/1978 Naomi Uemura became 1st to reach North Pole overland alone
05/01/1979 Elton John becomes 1st pop star to perform in Israel
05/01/1979 Home rule introduced to Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland)
05/01/1979 Marshall Islands (in Pacific) become self-governing
05/01/1981 Billie Jean King admits to a lesbian affair with Marilyn Barnett
05/01/1981 Harrison Williams (Sen-D-NJ) convicted on FBI Abscam charges
05/01/1981 Radio Shack releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3
05/01/1982 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville Tennessee opens
05/01/1982 Nordiques 4-Isles 5 (OT)-semifinals-Isles hold 3-0 lead
05/01/1983 Nolan Ryan surpasses Walter Johnson for most strikeouts (3,508)
05/01/1984 Mick Fleetwood (of Fleetwood Mac) files for bankruptcy
05/01/1985 'Communistic' bomb attack kills 2 firemen in Brussels
05/01/1985 US president Reagan ends embargo against Nicaragua
05/01/1986 Tass reports Chernobyl nuclear power plant mishap
05/01/1987 46 HRs hit in 13 baseball games
05/01/1987 Pope John Paul II beatifies Edith Stein, a Jewish born nun
05/01/1988 IRA attack in Roermond, kills 3
05/01/1989 135 acre Disney's MGM studio officially opens to public
05/01/1989 Jockey Chris Antley ends record of 64 consecutive winning days
05/01/1991 A's Rickey Henderson steals an all time record 939th base vs Yanks
05/01/1991 Angola's civil war ends
05/01/1991 Milwaukee Brewers beat Chicago Cubs, 10-9, in 19 innings
05/01/1991 Tx Ranger Nolan Ryan pitches record 7th no hitter (beats Toronto 3-0

05/01/1992 Eric Houston kills 4 in a Calif HS where he failed history 4 yrs pri

05/01/1992 NY Rangers wins their 1st ever 7th game of a playoff (vs NJ Devils)
05/01/1992 Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base
05/01/1993 Bomb attack on Sri Lankan president (26 die)
05/01/1994 -3] Tornado & hail storms hit Jiangxi China, 95 killed

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Births:

05/02/1551 William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)
05/02/1601 Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (lantern)
05/02/1660 Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigran

05/02/1729 Catherine II (the Great), empress of Russia (1762-96)
05/02/1729 Florian Johann Deller, composer
05/02/1740 Elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society
05/02/1752 Ludwig August Lebrun, composer
05/02/1754 Vicente Martin y Soler, composer
05/02/1768 Jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist
05/02/1779 John Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd)
05/02/1810 Hans Christian Lumbye, composer
05/02/1810 Leo XIII, 257th Roman Catholic pope (1878-1903)
05/02/1817 Zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer
05/02/1821 Abram Sanders Piatt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1908
05/02/1837 Henry Martyn Robert, parliamentarian (Robert's Rules of Order)
05/02/1840 Theodor Herzl, Austria, journalist/founded Zionist movement
05/02/1843 Carl Michael Ziehrer, composer
05/02/1844 Elijah McCoy, black inventor, held over 50 patents
05/02/1846 Zygmunt Noskowski, composer
05/02/1849 F rst Bernhard HM von B low, German chancellor/Prussian PM (1900-09)

05/02/1855 Theodore Moses Tobani, composer
05/02/1857 Frederic Cliffe, composer
05/02/1859 Eugene D'Harcourt, composer
05/02/1860 D'Arcy Thompson, zoologist/classicist (On Growth & Form)
05/02/1860 Theodor Herzl, Austria journalist (founded zionism)
05/02/1872 G G van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC)
05/02/1884 Fran‡ois de Vries, economist
05/02/1887 Edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame infielder (White Sox, A's)
05/02/1890 E[dward] E[lmer] 'Doc' Smith, US, sci-fi author (Triplanetary)
05/02/1892 Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, [Red Baron], German WW I ace
05/02/1893 Beppie Nooij, actress [or 5/13/1912]
05/02/1895 Peggy Bacon, Ridgefield Ct, author/illustrator (Off With Their Heads

05/02/1898 Jef [Josephus C F] Last, poet/Spanish politician
05/02/1902 Brian Aherne, actor (Juarez)
05/02/1903 Benjamin Spock, pediatrician/author (Common Sense Book of Bay Care)
05/02/1903 Oivin Fjeldstad, composer
05/02/1904 Georgi Dimitrov, composer
05/02/1905 Alan Rawsthorne, Haslingden England, composer (Cort‚ges)
05/02/1906 Aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24)

05/02/1906 Maurice Thiriet, composer
05/02/1908 William Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show)
05/02/1912 Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate
05/02/1912 Marten Toonder, writer/cartoonist (Mr Bommel)
05/02/1915 Jan Hanus, composer
05/02/1915 Van Alexander, NYC, orch leader (Gordon MacRae Show)
05/02/1919 Than Wyenn, NYC, actor (Pete Kelly's Blues)
05/02/1920 Jacob Gilboa, composer
05/02/1921 Satyajit Ray, Calcutta India, director (Goddess, Adversary)
05/02/1923 Christina Spierenburg, singer
05/02/1924 Aafje Heynis, singer
05/02/1924 Theodore Bikel, folk singer/actor (Russians Are Coming)
05/02/1925 John Neville, actor (Adventures of Baron M nchausen)
05/02/1925 Roscoe Lee Browne, Woodbury NJ, actor (McCoy, Saunders-Soap)
05/02/1925 Svatopluk Havelka, composer
05/02/1929 Edward Levy Irving, composer
05/02/1929 Luc Ferrari, composer
05/02/1932 Bruce Glover, Chicago Ill, actor (Diamonds are Forever)
05/02/1932 Kees de Galan, economist
05/02/1932 Malcolm Leyland Lipkin, composer
05/02/1935 Feisal II, King of Iraq (1939-58)
05/02/1935 Hoessein ibn Talal, King of Jordan (1952- )
05/02/1936 Michael Rabin, NYC, violinist (In Memorium)
05/02/1936 Quinn Redeker, Woodstock Ill, actor (Dan Raven, Young & Restless)
05/02/1937 Lorenzo Music, Bkln NY, writer/actor (Carlton-Rhoda)
05/02/1940 Roger Robinson, Seattle Wash, actor (Warren-Friends, Newman's Law)
05/02/1940 Sari van Heemskerck Pillis-Duvekot, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (VVD)
05/02/1941 Jules W˜denbosch, premier Suriname
05/02/1945 Bianca P‚rez Morena de Macias Jagger, Nicaragua, model/Mick's ex-wif

05/02/1945 Bob Henrit, English pop drummer (Kinks-Waterloo Sunset)
05/02/1945 Goldy McJohn, rocker (Steppenwolf)
05/02/1945 Randy Cain, US soul singer (4 Gents/Delfonics)
05/02/1946 Lesley Gore, Tenafly NJ, singer (cries at her own party)
05/02/1946 Robert Henriit, rocker (Argent)
05/02/1947 Bill Lowery, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- )
05/02/1948 Larry Gatlin, Seminole Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
05/02/1949 Joey Phillips, percussionist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
05/02/1950 Lou Gramm, rocker (Foreigner-Want to Know What Love is)
05/02/1953 'Keith' Jamaal Wilkes, NBA forward (Golden State-Rookie of Yr 1975)
05/02/1954 Bulelani T Ngcuka, South African attorney/UDF-leader
05/02/1959 Brian Tochi, LA Calif, actor (Dr Alan Poe-St Elsewhere, Renegades)
05/02/1961 Doctor Robert, [Bruce R Howard], rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
05/02/1962 Elizabeth Berridge, Westchester NY, actress (Amadeus, Funhouse)
05/02/1977 Jenna Von Oy, actress (Seven-Blossom)


Deaths:

05/02/ 649 Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies
05/02/1250 Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered
05/02/1488 Jacob van Horne, Burgundy statesman, dies
05/02/1519 Leonardo Da Vinci, artist/scientist, dies at 67
05/02/1567 Marin Drzic, Croatian playwright (Dundo Maroje), dies
05/02/1669 Pieter Jansz Post, master builder (Waag, Gouda), dies at 61
05/02/1685 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried
05/02/1727 Paul Aler, French jesuit/poet (Gradus ad Parnassum), dies at 70
05/02/1799 Henri-Joseph Rigel, composer, dies at 58
05/02/1818 Herman W Daendels, governor-gen of Guinea (1815-18), dies at 55
05/02/1845 August Pauly, German writer (Real Encyclopedia), dies at 48
05/02/1849 David H Chass‚, baron/gen (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84
05/02/1857 LC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies
05/02/1864 Giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72
05/02/1892 Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69
05/02/1897 William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63
05/02/1919 Gustav Landauer, German socialist, dies
05/02/1937 Arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 74
05/02/1945 Martin Bormann, propoganda minister for Hitler, dies
05/02/1954 Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
05/02/1955 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
05/02/1957 Joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R), dies at 47
05/02/1957 Tadeusz Zygfryd Kassern, composer, dies at 53
05/02/1958 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies
05/02/1959 Yryo Henrik Kilpinen, composer, dies at 67
05/02/1960 Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39
05/02/1963 Tomas Vackar, composer, dies at 17
05/02/1963 Wyck Brooks, US historian (Ordeal of Mark Twain), dies at 77
05/02/1964 Nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies
05/02/1968 Donald L Hall, US flyer (Spirit of St Louis), dies at 69
05/02/1969 Franz JHMM von Papen, German chancellor (1932), dies at 89
05/02/1972 J Edgar Hoover, head of FBI (1924-72)/cross dresser, dies at 77
05/02/1973 Alan Carney, actor (Herbie-Take it from Me), dies at 61
05/02/1982 Hugh Marlowe, actor (Ellery Queen), dies at 71
05/02/1983 Marius F Duintjer, architect, dies
05/02/1984 Jack Barry, game show emcee (Joker's Wild), dies at 66
05/02/1984 Piet van Aken, Flemish writer (Failing God, Niggers), dies at 64
05/02/1985 Hal LeRoy, dancer/actor (Harold Teen), dies at 71 after surgery
05/02/1985 Milton S Eisenhower, US diplomat, dies at 85
05/02/1990 David Rappaport, 3'11' actor (Wizard, LA Law), shoots himself at 38
05/02/1990 William Levi Dawson, composer, dies at 90
05/02/1992 Lee Salk, baby doctor/author, dies at 77 of cardiac arrest
05/02/1992 Margareth Wallmann, Austrian opera director, dies at 88
05/02/1992 Wilbur Mills, (Rep-D-Ark)/involved with Fanne Foxe, dies at 82
05/02/1993 WLPM, the Short, Dutch 2nd chamber member (KVP, 1945-73), dies at 83

05/02/1994 Louis Calaferte, writer (Requiem of the Innocents), dies at 65


Significant Events:

05/02/1345 'Quaden Maendach' in Gent: Battles between volders & weavers
05/02/1526 German evangelical monarchy joins Schmalkaldische League
05/02/1536 King Henry VIII accuses Anna Boleyn of adultery/incest
05/02/1595 King Philip II names Albrecht of Austria land guardian of Neth
05/02/1598 Peace of Vervins
05/02/1652 Frederik Hendriks daughter Albertine Agnes marries Willem Frederik
05/02/1668 1st peace of Aken: ends French/Spanish war in The Netherlands
05/02/1668 Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle, ends War of Devolution
05/02/1670 Hudson Bay Company founded
05/02/1776 France & Spain agree to donate arms to American rebels
05/02/1780 William Herschel discovers 1st binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris
05/02/1808 Uprising against French occupation begins in Madrid
05/02/1824 Goethe visits Ettersberg (Buchenwald)
05/02/1845 Domingo Sarmiento publishes 'Civilizaci¢n y Barbarie'
05/02/1847 Sabbath famine
05/02/1863 South defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va
05/02/1864 N R Pogson discovers asteroid #80 Sappho
05/02/1865 Pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis
05/02/1876 Ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League
05/02/1878 US stops minting 20› coin
05/02/1885 'Good Housekeeping' magazine is 1st published
05/02/1885 Congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium
05/02/1887 G Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence
05/02/1890 Territory of Oklahoma created
05/02/1907 Belgium: Jules baron de Trooz forms govt
05/02/1915 Old Fordham Road in Bronx renamed Landing Road
05/02/1919 1st US air passenger service starts
05/02/1920 1st game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis
05/02/1921 Begin 3rd anti-German revolt in Upper-Silesia
05/02/1922 WBAP-AM begins broadcasting from Ft Worth Texas
05/02/1923 Senator Walter Johnson pitches his 100th shutout, beats Yanks 3-0
05/02/1924 Netherlands refuses to recognize USSR
05/02/1925 Kezar Stadium in SF's Golden Gate Park opens
05/02/1926 US military intervenes in Nicaragua
05/02/1927 Intl Economic Conference (52 countries including USSR) opens
05/02/1927 Pulitzer prize awarded to Louis Bromfield (Early Autumn)
05/02/1928 KPQ-AM in Wenatchee WA begins radio transmissions
05/02/1932 Jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network)
05/02/1932 Pulitzer prize awarded to Pearl S Buck (Good Earth)
05/02/1933 Germany forbids trade union
05/02/1934 Nazi-Germany begins People's court
05/02/1935 E Delporte discovers asteroid #1926 Demiddelaer
05/02/1936 'Peter & Wolf' premieres in Moscow
05/02/1936 Emperor Haile Selassie & family flee Abyssinia
05/02/1938 Pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder (Our Town)
05/02/1939 Lou Gehrig ends 2,130 consecutive game streak, Yanks beat Tigers 22-

05/02/1941 Martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler's deputy
05/02/1941 Nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists
05/02/1941 Ted Williams lowest average (.308) in year he hit over .400
05/02/1944 WABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcas

05/02/1945 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina & Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Queries
05/02/1945 Germany Army in Italy surrenders
05/02/1945 Russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders
05/02/1945 Yugoslav troops occupy Trieste
05/02/1946 Prisoners revolt at Alcatraz, 5 die
05/02/1949 Bolivian state of siege proclaimed
05/02/1949 Pulitzer prize awarded to Arthur Miller (Death of a salesman)
05/02/1950 Dutch 1st Chamber accept Laws on immigration
05/02/1950 Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China PR
05/02/1952 1st commercial jet plane, BOAC Comet
05/02/1952 Operations begin at United Suriname Workers of Netherland
05/02/1953 Dark Star, noses out Native Dancer to win Kentucky Derby
05/02/1953 Feisal II intalled as king of Iraq
05/02/1953 Hussein I intalled as king of Jordan
05/02/1954 Stan Musial hits 5 HRs in a doubleheader
05/02/1955 India poses discrimination 'onaanraakbaren' punishable
05/02/1955 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)
05/02/1955 WGBH TV channel 2 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting
05/02/1956 US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus
05/02/1956 US Methodist church disallows race separation
05/02/1960 Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice & Consent)
05/02/1962 OAS strikes in Algeria
05/02/1962 WMHT TV channel 17 in Schenectady-Alby-Tro, NY (PBS) 1st broadcast
05/02/1964 Beatles' 'Beatles' 2nd Album' goes #1 & stays #1 for for 5 weeks
05/02/1964 Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champ
05/02/1964 Northern Dancer wins Kentucky Derby
05/02/1965 Early Bird satellite goes into commercial service
05/02/1966 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
05/02/1967 Tor Maple Leafs beat Mont Canadiens 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup
05/02/1968 Boston beats Los Angeles, 4 games to 2, for NBA championship
05/02/1968 Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London
05/02/1968 Israelli television begins transmitting
05/02/1970 1st woman jockey at Kentucky Derby (Diane Crump)
05/02/1970 KOAI (now KNAZ) TV channel 2 in Flagstaff, AZ (NBC) 1st broadcast
05/02/1972 Electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine. 126 die (Kellogg Idaho)
05/02/1973 A R Klemola discovers asteroid #2014 Vasilevskis
05/02/1974 Former VP Spiro Agnew disbarred
05/02/1975 Apple records closes down
05/02/1978 Portland Trail Blazers win their only NBA championship, in 4 games
05/02/1979 'Quadrophenia' premieres in London
05/02/1980 Joseph Doherty & 3 other IRA men arrested for murder
05/02/1980 Pope John Paul II begins African tour
05/02/1981 Radio Shack re-releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 with 2 fixes
05/02/1982 Argentina cruiser Belgrano off Falkland Islands sinks; about 300 die

05/02/1983 6.7 earthquake injures 487 in Coalinga Calif
05/02/1984 Mattingly's single breaks up Lamarr Hoyt's perfect game bid
05/02/1986 Transportation Expo 86 opens in Vancouver, BC
05/02/1987 Chris Mccarron on Alysheba wins 113rd Kentucky Derby (2:03.4)
05/02/1988 Balt Orioles sign a 15 year lease to remain in Balt & get a new park

05/02/1988 Jackson Pollock's 'Search' sold for $4,800,000
05/02/1990 South Africa & African National Congress open talks to end apartheid

05/02/1991 Pope John Paul II's encyclical on Centesimus annus
05/02/1992 Lil E Tees (17-1 shot) wins 118th Kentucky Derby
05/02/1994 Bus crashes into a tree at Gdansk Poland, 30 killed
05/02/1994 Dr Kervokian found innocent on assisting suicides
05/02/1994 Michael Bolton found plagurized Isley Bros 'Love is Wonderful Thing'

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Births:

05/03/1446 Margaretha, English princess/duchess of Bourgondie
05/03/1455 Johan II de Volmakte, King of Portugal (1481-95)/took in Spanish Jew

05/03/1469 NiccolĽ Machiavelli, Italy, politician/writer (Prince)
05/03/1514 Bartholomaeus a Martyribus, [Fernandez], primate of Portugal
05/03/1649 Johann Valentin Meder, composer
05/03/1691 Carolus van de Abeele, Flemish jesuit/author (Introduction ů l'amour

05/03/1692 John J Mauricius, governor-general of Suriname (1742-51)
05/03/1729 Florian Leopold Gassmann, composer
05/03/1737 Friedrich Schwindl, composer
05/03/1742 Jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer
05/03/1744 Freidrich Wilhelm Weis, composer
05/03/1752 Braz Francisco de Lima, composer
05/03/1773 Giuseppe Acerbi, Italian traveller/nature investigator/diplomat
05/03/1815 Hermanus W Witteveen, theologist
05/03/1816 Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union Army), died in 1892
05/03/1819 Nicola De Giosa, composer
05/03/1826 Charles XV Louis E, King of Sweden/Norway (1859-72)/poet
05/03/1844 Edouard A Drumont, French anti-semitic journalist
05/03/1844 Richard D'Oyly Carte, England, opera impresario (Ivanhoe)
05/03/1849 Jacob Riis, Denmark, reporter (NY Tribune, NY Evening Sun)
05/03/1859 Andy Adams, US writer (Log of a Cowboy)
05/03/1873 Nikolay Tcherepnin, St Petersburg, composer of ballets, songs (OS)
05/03/1873 [Nicoline] Magdalene Anchor-Roll, Norwegian author (Kvinnen og Den)
05/03/1874 François Coty, Corsica, Corsican senator/perfume maker
05/03/1886 Marcel Dupré, French organist/composer
05/03/1892 Beulah Bondi, Chicago, actress (It's a Wonderful Life)
05/03/1892 George Thomson, demonstrated electron diffraction (Nobel 1937)
05/03/1895 Earnest Kantorowicz, German/US historian (Laudes regiae)
05/03/1895 Gabriel M-E-R Chevallier, French author (Le petit général)
05/03/1895 Zoltan Korda, Hong Kong/England, director (Jungle Book)
05/03/1897 V K Krishna Menon, India, minister of defense
05/03/1898 Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74)
05/03/1899 Aline MacMahon, McKeesport Pa, actress (Backdoor to Heaven)
05/03/1902 Hugo Friedhofer, composer
05/03/1902 Jack Larue, NYC, actor (Lights Out, Mouthpiece, My Favorite Brunette

05/03/1902 Walter Slezak, Vienna, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Inspector General)
05/03/1903 Bing Crosby, Tacoma Wash, singer (White Christmas, Going My Way)
05/03/1904 Charles 'Red' Ruffing, NY Yankee pitcher, hitter (1930-46)
05/03/1906 Mary Astor, actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky, Across the Pacific)
05/03/1907 Earl Wilson, Rockford Ohio, columnist (Midnight Earl)
05/03/1910 Alceo Galliera, composer
05/03/1913 Earl Blackwell, Atlanta Ga, author (Celebrity Register)
05/03/1913 William M Inge, US playwright (Picnic-Pulitzer 1953)
05/03/1915 Evencio Castellanos, composer
05/03/1916 Henry Barbosa Gonzalez, San Antonio Tx, (Rep-D-Tx, 1961- )
05/03/1916 Pierre Emmanuel, French poet (Sodome)
05/03/1917 James Penberthy, composer
05/03/1919 Betty Comden, Bkln, song writer (Comden & Green-Bells are Ringing)
05/03/1919 Pete Seeger, folk singer (Weaver, Goodnight Irene)
05/03/1920 Sugar Ray Robinson, [Walter Smith], middle/welterweight boxer (champ

05/03/1921 Vasco dos Santos Gonçalves, Portuguese leftist colonel
05/03/1923 Ralph M Hall, (Rep-D-TX, 1981- )
05/03/1924 Mary Carver, LA Calif, actress (Cecilia-Simon & Simon)
05/03/1925 Nina Bara, Buenos Aires Arg, actress (Tonga-Space Patrol)
05/03/1928 James Brown, Augusta Ga, singer/jail bird, soul brother #1 (Hot Pant

05/03/1928 Jeanne Bal, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Pat-Love & Marriage)
05/03/1929 Hendrik L van Beek, Dutch vice-admiral
05/03/1930 David Evatt Tunley, composer
05/03/1931 Alex Cord, actor (Dead are Alive)
05/03/1934 Georg Kroll, composer
05/03/1935 Donald P Hodel, Portland Ore, US Secreatary of Interior (1985-89)
05/03/1936 Engelbert Humperdinck, [Arnold George Dorsey], Madras India, singer
05/03/1937 Frankie Valli, [Castelluccio], Newark NJ, singer (Four Seasons-Sherr

05/03/1939 Jonathan David Harvey, English composer (Bhakti, Music of Stockhause

05/03/1939 José Torres, US, boxer (Olympics)
05/03/1939 Samantha Eggar, England, actress (Collector)
05/03/1941 Nona Gaprindasvili, USSR, world women's chess champ (1962-78)
05/03/1942 Vera Cůslavsků-Odlozilova, Czech, gymnast (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)
05/03/1944 Peter Staples, rocker (Troggs-Wild Thing)
05/03/1946 Greg Gumbel, sportscaster (CBS TV, WFAN)
05/03/1947 Doug Henning, magician (Broadway play-Magic)
05/03/1949 Ron Wyden, (Rep-D-OR, 1981- )
05/03/1950 Mary Hopkin, South Wales, singer (Those Were the Days)
05/03/1951 Christopher Cross, singer (Sailing, Arthur's Theme)
05/03/1952 Allen Wells, England, 100m dash (Olympic-gold-1980)
05/03/1953 Van McLain, rocker (Shooting Star)
05/03/1957 Cactus Moser, Montrose Co, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
05/03/1957 Rod Langway, Formosa, NHL defenseman (Mont Canadiens, Wash Caps)
05/03/1959 David Ball, rocker (Soft Cell)
05/03/1968 Deborah Caprioglio, Miestre Italy, actress (Big Game Hunter)
05/03/1970 Ted Crowley, Concord Mass, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)


Deaths:

05/03/1010 Ansfried, 9th bishop of Utrecht (995-1010)/saint, dies at about 69
05/03/1294 Jan I, duke of Brabant/Limburg/poet, dies
05/03/1410 Alexander V, [Petros Philargi], Kreta's Pope (1409-10), dies
05/03/1442 Engelbert I, Earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies
05/03/1481 Mohammed II, [Fâtih], sultan of Turkey (1451-81), dies
05/03/1567 Leonhard Paminger, composer, dies at 72
05/03/1614 Sasbout Vosmeer, RC theologist/apostole vicar, dies at 66
05/03/1654 François van Kinschot, treasurer-gen/chancellor of Brabant, dies at

05/03/1703 Eglon van de Down, still-life painter, dies
05/03/1704 Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, composer, dies at 59
05/03/1707 Michiel de Swaen, South Netherlands physician/poet, dies at 53
05/03/1737 Abraham Patras, gov-gen of East-Indies (1735-37), dies at 65
05/03/1758 Benedict XIV, [Prospero L Lambertini], Pope (1740-58), dies at 84
05/03/1764 Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedist, dies at 53
05/03/1774 Heinrich A Fouqué, Prussian general (7 year war), dies
05/03/1792 Carlo Zuccari, composer, dies at 87
05/03/1839 Ferdinando Paer, composer, dies at 68
05/03/1841 Cornelis T Elout, minister of Finance/Naval/Colony, dies at 74
05/03/1854 William Beale, composer, dies at 70
05/03/1856 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 27
05/03/1856 Adolphe C Adam, French composer/critic (Giselle), dies at 52
05/03/1856 Adolphe Charles Adam, composer, dies at 52
05/03/1861 Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer, dies at 80
05/03/1868 Olof Wilhelm Udden, composer, dies at 68
05/03/1881 Josip Jurcic, Slovic writer (Schone Vida), dies
05/03/1893 Josef Rudolf Zavrtal, composer, dies at 73
05/03/1916 Pádraic Pearse, Irishg nationalist, executed by British firing squad

05/03/1925 Clément Ader, French engineer (stream engine airplane), dies at 84
05/03/1926 Napoleon V Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne
05/03/1931 Frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59
05/03/1931 Otto Winter-Hjelm, composer, dies at 93
05/03/1932 Anton Wildgans, Austrian writer (Dies Irae)/dir Burgtheater, dies
05/03/1942 Johan H Westerveld, lt-col/leader Order Service, executed
05/03/1943 Leslie Heward, composer, dies at 45
05/03/1945 Louis L H de Visser, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CPN), dies at 66
05/03/1961 Maurice [Jean Jacques] Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher, dies
05/03/1965 Howard Jump, British author (Heaven Lies About Us), dies
05/03/1965 Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist, dies at 75
05/03/1968 Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer, dies at 86
05/03/1969 Imre Vincze, composer, dies at 42
05/03/1970 Candelario Huizar, composer, dies at 82
05/03/1972 Bruce Cabot, actor (Diamonds are Forever), dies at 68
05/03/1975 Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross), dies at 78
05/03/1978 Wim van Doorne, auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 71
05/03/1979 Erin O'Brien-Moore, actress (Nurse Choate-Peyton Place), dies at 76
05/03/1982 Helmut Dantine, actor (Shadow of the Cloak), dies at 64
05/03/1982 Hugh Beaumont, actor (Ward-Leave it to Beaver), dies at 73
05/03/1983 Vaughn Taylor, act (Jailhouse Rock), dies of cerebal hemmorrhage at

05/03/1986 Robert Alda, actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain), dies at 72
05/03/1990 Pimen, [Sergei M Irzjekov], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church, di

05/03/1991 Gerrit Mik, child psychiatrist/2nd-Member of parliament (D66), dies
05/03/1991 Gerrit Mik, psychiatrist/Dutch 2nd Chamber Member (D66), dies
05/03/1991 Jersy Kosinski, author (Being There), dies at 57
05/03/1992 Elizabeth Lennox, radio singer, dies at 98 of heart seizure
05/03/1992 George Murphy, (Sen-R-Ca, 1965-71), dies at 89 of Leukemia
05/03/1994 Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, mayor of Maarn, dies at 78
05/03/1994 Haty Tegelaar-Boonacker, CDA-2nd-Member of parliament, dies at 63


Significant Events:

05/03/1294 John II becomes duke of Brabant/Limburg
05/03/1342 Count Hartmann II becomes ruler of Vaduz (Liechtenstein)
05/03/1382 Battle on Beverhoutsfield near Brugge
05/03/1455 Jews flee Spain
05/03/1494 Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica
05/03/1494 Jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it 'St Iago'
05/03/1512 5th Lateran Council (18th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
05/03/1654 Bridge at Rowley Mass begins charging tolls for animals
05/03/1661 Johannes Hevelius observes 3rd transit of Mercury ever to be seen
05/03/1662 Royal charter granted Connecticut
05/03/1678 French conquering fleet at Curaçao, 1200 die
05/03/1715 Edmund Halley observes total eclipse phenomenon 'Baily's Beads'
05/03/1747 Willem IV appointed viceroy of Holland/Utrecht
05/03/1765 1st US medical college opens in Philadelphia
05/03/1802 Washington DC incorporates as a city
05/03/1808 Goya's 'Executions of 3rd of May'
05/03/1810 Lord Byron swims Hellespont
05/03/1822 Society for Propagation of Faith starts (Lyon, France)
05/03/1830 1st regular steam train passenger service starts
05/03/1845 1st black lawyer (Macon B Allen) admitted to bar (Mass)
05/03/1845 Fire kills 1,600 in popular theater in Canton China
05/03/1846 Mexican army surrounds fort in Texas
05/03/1851 Most of SF destroyed by fire; 30 die
05/03/1855 Antwerp-Rotterdam railway opens
05/03/1861 Gen Winfield Scott presents his Anaconda Plan
05/03/1861 Lincoln asks for 42,000 Army Volunteers & another 18,000 seamen
05/03/1863 Battle of Chancellorsville-Beaten Union army withdraws
05/03/1863 Battle of Fredricksburg, VA (Marye's Heights)
05/03/1863 Battle of Salem Church, VA
05/03/1864 3rd day in Battle at Alexandria Louisiana: Confederate assault
05/03/1886 M A Maclean elected 1st mayor of Vancouver, BC
05/03/1888 A Charlois discovers asteroid #277 Elvira
05/03/1898 Camp Merriman established at Presidio (SF) (see 0517)
05/03/1901 Fire destroyed 1,700 buildings in Jacksonville, Florida
05/03/1906 British-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey
05/03/1919 Afghanistan Emir Amanoellah begins war against Great Britain
05/03/1919 America's 1st passenger flight (NY-Atlantic City)
05/03/1921 West Virginia imposes 1st state sales tax
05/03/1922 Mayor Hylan closes streets for building of Yankee Stadium
05/03/1922 Salt layer find at Winterswijk
05/03/1923 1st nonstop transcontinental flight (NY-San Diego) completed
05/03/1926 British general strike-3 million workers support miners
05/03/1926 Pulitzer prize awarded to Sinclair Lewis (Arrowsmith)
05/03/1926 US marines land in Nicaragua (9-mo after leaving), stay until 1933
05/03/1929 Prussia bans anti-fascists
05/03/1932 24 tourists begin 1st air-charter holiday (London-Basle, Switz)
05/03/1933 1st female director (Nellie T Ross) of US Mint takes office
05/03/1935 C Jackson discovers asteroids #1356 Nyanza & #1638 Ruanda
05/03/1936 French People's Front wins elections
05/03/1936 NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio makes his major-league debut, gets 3 hits
05/03/1937 Margaret Mitchell wins Pulitizer Prize for 'Gone With the Wind'
05/03/1938 Concentration camp at Flossenbürg goes into use
05/03/1938 Vatican recognizes Franco-Spain
05/03/1941 Eddie Arcaro on Whirlaway wins 67th Kentucky Derby (2:01.4)
05/03/1942 Japanese troop attack Tulagi, Gavutu & Tanambogo, Solomon Islands
05/03/1942 Nazi's execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands
05/03/1942 Nazi's require Dutch Jews to wear a Jewish star
05/03/1943 Pulitzer prize awarded to Upton Sinclair (Dragon's Teeth)
05/03/1943 Strike against obligatory labor camps ends, after 200 killed
05/03/1943 US Panzer division conquer Mateur Tunisia
05/03/1944 'Meet Me in St Louis' opens on Broadway
05/03/1944 Meat rationing ends in US
05/03/1945 Allies arrests German nuclear physics Werner Heisenberg
05/03/1945 British troop join in Rangoon
05/03/1945 German ship 'Cap Arcona' sinks in East Sea, 5800 killed
05/03/1946 International military tribunal in Tokyo begins
05/03/1947 Japan forms a constitutional democracy
05/03/1948 Pulitzer prize awarded to James Michener & Tennessee Williams
05/03/1949 1st firing of a US Viking rocket; reached 80 km
05/03/1951 Gil McDougald ties major league record with 6 RBIs in 1 inning
05/03/1951 Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1952 Hesburgh
05/03/1951 NY Yankee Gil McDougald is 5th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (9th)
05/03/1952 1st landing by an airplane at geographic North Pole
05/03/1953 WTVO TV channel 17 in Rockford, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
05/03/1953 Westchester conf of Amer Library Assoc proclaims 'Freedom to Read'
05/03/1954 KTEN TV channel 10 in Ada-Ardmore, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
05/03/1954 Pulitzer prize awarded to Charles A Lindbergh & John Patrick
05/03/1954 WHA TV channel 21 in Madison, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
05/03/1956 A new range of mountains discovered in Antarctica (2 over 13,000')
05/03/1958 WINS suspends Alan Freed for causing a riot in Boston, he quits
05/03/1959 Tiger's Charlie Maxwell hits 4 consecutive HRs in a doubleheader
05/03/1962 Express train crashed into wreckage of a commuter train
05/03/1962 and a freight, killing 163, injuring 400 (Tokyo, Japan)
05/03/1963 Leslie Narum is only Balt Oriole to homer on his 1st at bat
05/03/1965 1st use of satellite TV, Today Show on Early Bird Satellite
05/03/1965 3rd Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 2-1 in 10
05/03/1965 Cambodia drops diplomatic relations with the US
05/03/1965 KTCI TV channel 17 in St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN (PBS) 1st broadcast
05/03/1965 Pulitzer prize awarded to Irwin Unger (Greenback Era)
05/03/1966 WDHO (now WNWO) TV channel 24 in Toledo, OH (ABC) begins broadcastin

05/03/1967 Black students seize finance building at Northwestern U
05/03/1968 Holland Pirate Radio Station VRON becomes Radio Veronica Intl
05/03/1969 Unbeaten Majestic Prince wins Kentucky Derby
05/03/1971 All Things Considered premieres on 112 National Public Radio station

05/03/1971 Erich Honecker succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader
05/03/1971 National Public Radio begins programming
05/03/1971 Nixon administration arrests 13,000 anti-war protesters in 3 days
05/03/1971 Pulitzer prize awarded to John Toland (Rising Sun)
05/03/1973 Chicago's Sears Tower, world's tallest building (443 m), topped out
05/03/1973 KC Royals' George Brett gets his 1st major league hit
05/03/1976 Panama 747SP lands after record flight around world (46:26)
05/03/1976 Pulitzer prize awarded to Saul Bellow (Humboldt's Gift)
05/03/1978 'Sun Day' - solar energy events are held in US
05/03/1979 1st woman prime minister of Great Britain (Margaret Thatcher)
05/03/1980 Genuine Risk becomes 2nd philly to win Kentucky Derby
05/03/1980 Texas Ranger Ferguson Jenkins becomes 4th to win 100 games in AL & N

05/03/1982 ABC's All Talk network begins on radio (2 west coast stations)
05/03/1982 NY Times reports that military will get 25% of NASA's budget
05/03/1982 Pres Reagan begins 5 minute weekly radio broadcasts
05/03/1983 Bruins 3-Isles 8-Wales Conf Championship-Isles hold 3-1 lead
05/03/1983 Soviet leader Andropov decreases nuclear weapons in Europe
05/03/1983 US bishops condemn nuclear weapons
05/03/1984 B A Skiff discovers asteroid #3325
05/03/1984 L Zhuravleva discovers asteroid #3616
05/03/1985 Date of $5 million check in 'View to a Kill'
05/03/1986 Air Lanka crashes, killing 22
05/03/1986 Bill Shoemaker, 54, wins Kentucky Derby
05/03/1986 NASA launches Goes-G, it failed to achieve orbit
05/03/1986 NY Yankee Don Mattingly is 6th to hit 3 sacrifice flies in a game
05/03/1986 Willie Shoemaker on Ferdinand wins 112th Kentucky Derby (2:02.8)
05/03/1987 Miami Herald reports a woman spent Friday & Saturday with Gary Hart
05/03/1988 4,200 kg Colombian cocaine in seized at Tarpon Springs Florida
05/03/1988 Jasper Johns' 'Diver' sold for $4,200,000
05/03/1991 Andy Williams weds Debbie Hass
05/03/1992 Beverly Hills 90210 Gabrielle Carteris marries Charles Isaacs
05/03/1992 George Murphy, (Sen-R-Calif)/actor, dies at 89
05/03/1992 NY Met Eddie Murray is 24th to hit 400 HRS
05/03/1992 Ohio Glory wins 1st WLAF game (after 6 loses), beat Frankfurt 20-17
05/03/1994 D66/Dutch Liberal Party win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election
05/03/1994 US space probe Clementine launched

Robert Wolfe

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