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Births:

02/25/1635 Walraad the Old, earl of Nassau-Usingen
02/25/1643 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95)
02/25/1680 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer
02/25/1707 Carlo Goldoni, Italy, dramatist (Love of 3 Oranges)
02/25/1725 Armand-Louis Couperin, Paris France, organist/composer (Notre Dame)
02/25/1731 Simon Style, Fries medical/writer
02/25/1732 Robert Hudson, composer
02/25/1735 Ernst William Wolf, composer
02/25/1778 Jos‚ Francisco de San Mart¡n, liberated Argentina, Chile & Per£
02/25/1788 Mateo Ferrer, composer
02/25/1794 Gerrit Schimmelpenninck, earl of Nijenhuis/Peckedam
02/25/1807 George Alfred Trenholm, Secy Treas (Confederacy), died in 1876
02/25/1808 James Bowen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
02/25/1809 George Washington Cullom, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 18

02/25/1811 Carl Schuberth, composer
02/25/1814 Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian national poet/painter (3/9 NS)
02/25/1815 Robert Hall Chilton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1879
02/25/1833 Clement Anselm Evans, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1911
02/25/1840 Alexis Hollander, composer
02/25/1840 Otto Liebmann, German philosopher (Climax of Theories)
02/25/1841 Pierre Auguste Renoir, France, Impressionist painter/sculptor
02/25/1842 Karl May, German writer (Old Shatterhand/Winnetou)
02/25/1847 John Watson, Canada, philospher (Objective Idealism)
02/25/1856 Charles Lang Freer, art collector; endowed Freer Gallery [or 1876]
02/25/1866 Beneditto Croce, Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher
02/25/1871 Oliver Samuel Campbell, tennis champ (US singles 1890)
02/25/1873 Enrico Caruso, Naples Italy, operatic tenor (Faust)
02/25/1876 Charles Freer, art collector; endowed Freer Gallery
02/25/1879 Otakar Ostrcil, composer
02/25/1881 William Foster, Mass, Communist Pres candidate (1924,28,32)
02/25/1882 Bruno? Traven, German? writer (Sierra Madre)
02/25/1882 Jozef Goossenaerts, Flemish philogicist (Language boundary)
02/25/1882 Ludvig Nordstr”m, Sweden, writer (Story of Peter Svensk)
02/25/1887 Leonard Carey actor (Laughter)
02/25/1888 John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59)
02/25/1894 Ernst Friedrich, Breslau Germany, pacifist (War Against War!)
02/25/1894 Howard Wendell, actor (Black Dakotas, 4 Skulls of Jonathan Drake)
02/25/1895 DeBenneville 'Bert' Bell, PA, NFL owner/commissioner/HOF (Eagles)
02/25/1895 Henri Martelli, composer
02/25/1896 John J McClellan, (Sen-D-Ark)
02/25/1899 Leo J Weisgerber, German linguist
02/25/1900 Jed Harris, producer/director (Billy Rose Show, Operation Mad Ball)
02/25/1901 Federico Ghisi, composer
02/25/1901 [Herbert] Zeppo Marx, comedian/actor (Marx Brothers)
02/25/1904 Adelle Davis, author (Lets Stay Healthy)/nutritionist (died of cance

02/25/1906 Boris Papandopulo, composer
02/25/1906 Domingo Ortega, Spanish bullfighter
02/25/1906 Howard Zahniser, Father of Wilderness Act
02/25/1906 Warren Hymer, actor (Girl From Havana, Meet the Mob, Phantom Killer)

02/25/1907 Shimen Rushkin, actor (Beau Brummel, Having a Wonderful Time)
02/25/1908 Frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree)
02/25/1909 Edgar Pangborn, US, sci-fi author (Judgment of Eve, Davy)
02/25/1910 Millicent Fenwick, NYC, (Rep-R-NJ 1975-82) (Doonesbury)
02/25/1912 Richard Wattis, actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince & Showgirl)
02/25/1913 Gert Froebe, Saxony Germany, actor (Goldfinger)
02/25/1913 Jim Backus, Cleve, actor (Mr Magoo, Thurston Howell III-Gilligan Is)

02/25/1916 Ralph Baldwin, harness driver (set 11 major world records)
02/25/1917 Anthony Burgess, essayist/novelist (Clockwork Orange)
02/25/1918 Bobby Riggs, tennis star (1939 US Open)
02/25/1918 Henry Norwood Ewell, Harrisburg Pa, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1948

02/25/1919 F de Jong Edz, historian
02/25/1919 Monty Irvin, baseball hall of famer (NY Giants)
02/25/1920 Hayes Gordon
02/25/1921 Nancy Kelly, US, actress (Double Exposure, Jesse James)
02/25/1922 Matti Rautio, composer
02/25/1925 Bert Remsen, Glen Cove NY, actor (Mario-It's a Living)
02/25/1927 Dick Jones, Snyder Tx, actor (Buffalo Bill Jr)
02/25/1927 Jacques Monod, composer
02/25/1927 Jane Nigh, Hollywood Calif, actress (Lorelei-Big Town)
02/25/1928 Richard Stern, US writer
02/25/1929 Christopher George, Royal Oak Minn, actor (Rat Patrol, Immortal)
02/25/1929 Tommy Newsom, Va, musician/bandleader/saxophonist (Tonight Show)
02/25/1932 Martin William Karlins, composer
02/25/1934 Linda Cristal actress (Comanche, Mr Majestyk, Panic in the City)
02/25/1936 Norman Orville Scribner, composer
02/25/1937 Basia Johnson, maid who inherited Johnson & Johnson fortune
02/25/1937 Bob Schieffer, Austin Tx, newscaster (CBS Weekend News)
02/25/1937 Tom Courtenay, England, actor (Dresser, Dr Zhivago, To Catch a Spy)
02/25/1938 Diane Baker, Hollywood Calif, actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Marnie)
02/25/1938 Herb Elliott, Australia, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1960)
02/25/1939 Marisa Mell, Graz Austria, actress (Masquerade, Casanova '70)
02/25/1940 Billy Packer, US, actor(?)
02/25/1940 Jes£s Lopez-Cobos, Toro Spain, conductor (Intl Conductor Competition

02/25/1940 Jud Taylor, actor (Dr Gerson-Dr Kildare)
02/25/1940 Ron Santo, Chicago Cub (1st baseball player to veto his trade)
02/25/1941 David Puttnam, London, film producer/CEO (Columbia Pictures)
02/25/1941 Ramon Pagayon Santos, composer
02/25/1941 Susan Browning, Baldwin NY, actress (Pat-Mary Hartman)
02/25/1943 George Harrison, Beatle/Travelling Willberries (My Sweet Lord)
02/25/1943 Maryann Amacher, composer
02/25/1943 Sally Jessy Raphael, TV talk show host (Sally)
02/25/1944 Karen Grassle, Berkeley Ca, actress (Caroline-Little House on Prairi

02/25/1944 Kristina Holland, Fayetteville NC, (Tina-Courtship of Eddie's Father

02/25/1945 Elkie Brooks, Manchester England, rocker (Pearl's a Singer)
02/25/1945 Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul, Trinidad, novelist, essayist (Fireflies

02/25/1947 Lee Edward Evans, Madera Calif, 400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-1968)
02/25/1950 'Nature Boy' Ric Flair, [Fliehr], wrestler (NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA)
02/25/1950 Emitt Rhodes, musician (Merry-go-Round)
02/25/1950 Rick Flair, [Richard Fliehr], WCW wrestling champ
02/25/1952 James A Barcia, (Rep-D-Michigan)
02/25/1953 Garrett Glaser, entertainment correspondant (Entertainment Tonight)
02/25/1955 Leann Hunley, actress (Dane Carrington-Dynasty)
02/25/1957 Stuart 'Woody' Wood, guitarist (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)
02/25/1958 Kurt Rambis, NBA forward (Lakers, Hornets)/Clark Kent look-a-like
02/25/1959 Mike Peters, rocker (Alarm-In the Summertime)
02/25/1962 Birgit Fischer, German DR, 500m kayaker (Olympic-gold-1980)
02/25/1971 Jennifer LaVoie, Nashua NH, playmate (Aug, 1993)
02/25/1971 Sean Astin, actor (Goonies, Toy Soldiers, Like Father Like Son)
02/25/1976 Chris Pitman


Deaths:

02/25/ 779 Walburgis, English speaking abbess/saint (Walpurgisnacht), dies
02/25/1247 Hendrik IV, duke of Limburg/earl of Bergen (1226-47), dies
02/25/1495 Djem Sultan, son of Turkish sultan Mehmed II, dies at 35
02/25/1601 Earl of Essex, executed for treason in revolt against Queen Elizabet

02/25/1602 Everard van Reyd, historian, dies at about 51
02/25/1634 Albrecht WE baron von Wallenstein, [Waldstein], German duke, murdere

02/25/1643 Marco da Gagliano, composer, dies at 60
02/25/1682 Alessandro Stradella, composer, dies at 37
02/25/1713 Frederik I, King of Prussia (1701-13), dies at 55
02/25/1719 Giovanni Maria Casini, composer, dies at 66
02/25/1723 Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/architect, dies
02/25/1826 Piotr A von der Pahlen, military governor of St Petersburg, dies at

02/25/1851 Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53
02/25/1865 Otto Ludwig, German writer (Zwischen Himmel und Erde), dies at 47
02/25/1901 Jose Rogel, composer, dies at 71
02/25/1902 Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, composer, dies at 77
02/25/1906 Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer, dies at 44
02/25/1914 John Tenniel, illustrator (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 93
02/25/1920 Aloys, Liechtenstein nobleman/politician, dies at 73
02/25/1922 Henri-D‚sir‚ Landru, French sex murderer: guillotined at 52
02/25/1925 Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, composer, dies at 81
02/25/1934 Daniel Protheroe, composer, dies at 67
02/25/1942 Leo Ascher, composer, dies at 61
02/25/1945 M rio R de Morais Andrade, Brazilian poet/story teller, dies at 51
02/25/1947 Friedrich Paschen, German physicist, dies
02/25/1953 Jesus Garcia Leoz, composer, dies at 49
02/25/1955 Marij Kogoj, composer, dies at 59
02/25/1957 Kurt von Wolfurt, composer, dies at 76
02/25/1957 Mark Aldanov, [Mark A Landau], Russian/French chemist, dies at 70
02/25/1962 Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist, dies at 81
02/25/1967 John Griggs, actor (Joey Bishop Show), dies at 57
02/25/1968 Camille Huysmans, Belgian premier (1946-47), dies at 96
02/25/1969 Jan Zajic, Czech student, self incinerates
02/25/1970 Mark Rothko, abstract expressionist (Green on Blue), dies at 66
02/25/1975 Elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, dies at 77 in Chicago
02/25/1978 Daniel 'Chappie' James Jr, retired Air Force general, dies at 58
02/25/1983 John Cowles Sr., Us publisher, dies at 84
02/25/1987 James Coco, actor (Joe-Dumplings), dies at 58
02/25/1988 Amapola Del Vando, actress (Cowboy), dies
02/25/1990 Deborah Hampton, dies
02/25/1992 Guy Deghy, actor (Matter of Who, 1 Eyed Soldiers), dies
02/25/1992 John E Allen Jr, dies
02/25/1992 Ollie O'Toole, dies
02/25/1993 Eddie Constantine, actor (Alphaville, License to Kill), dies at 77
02/25/1993 John D Boeke, organist/conductor, dies
02/25/1993 Sjeng, [Jean GH] Tans, Dutch social dem chairmans (1965-69), dies
02/25/1993 Troy Caldwell, country musician (Marshall Tucker Band), dies at 45
02/25/1994 Baruch Goldstein, physician/murderer (53 in mosque), lynched at 42
02/25/1994 Yann Piat, French FN/PR-parliament leader, murdered at 44


Significant Events:

02/25/1095 Council of Rockingham: bishop Anselmus & King Willem II Rufus
02/25/1358 Dalmati‰ flees Venice
02/25/1540 Francisco V squez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola M‚xico

02/25/1570 Pius V excommunicates Elizabeth, absolves her subjects from allegian

02/25/1605 Portuguese garrison surrenders to Admiral Van Haghen
02/25/1751 1st performing monkey exhibited in America, NYC (admission 1›)
02/25/1791 1st Bank of US chartered
02/25/1793 1st cabinet meeting (At George Washington's home)
02/25/1799 1st federal forestry legislation authorizes purchase of timber land
02/25/1799 Congress passes 1st federal quarantine legislation
02/25/1803 Duitslands & about 1800 sovereign state unify into about 60 states
02/25/1804 Jefferson nominated for president at Democratic-Republican caucus
02/25/1828 John Quincy Adam's son John marries in White House
02/25/1830 Victor Hugo's 'Hernani' premieres
02/25/1836 Samuel Colt patents 1st revolving barrel multishot firearm
02/25/1837 1st US electric printing press patented by Thomas Davenport
02/25/1838 London pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours
02/25/1839 Seminoles & black allies shipped from Tampa Bay Florida, to West
02/25/1847 State University of Iowa is approved
02/25/1859 First use of 'insanity plea' to prove innocence
02/25/1862 Congress establishes US Bureau of Engraving & Printing
02/25/1863 Congress creates national banking system, comptroller of currency
02/25/1868 Andrew Johnson impeached for violation of Tenure of Office act
02/25/1870 Hiram Revels, is sworn in as 1st black member of Congress (Sen-MS)
02/25/1875 Kiowa Indians under Lone Wolf (Guipago) turn self in at Ft Sill
02/25/1887 J Palisa discovers asteroid #265 Anna
02/25/1892 J Palisa discovers asteroid #324 Bamberga
02/25/1901 US Steel Corp organizes under directorship of J P Morgan
02/25/1904 J M Synge's 'Riders to the Sea' opens at Irish Natl Theater Society
02/25/1904 Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Toronto Marlboroughs in 2 for Stanley Cup
02/25/1905 Neth Workers van Vakverenigingen, (NVV) political party forms
02/25/1907 US proclaims protectorate over Dominican Republic
02/25/1908 1st tunnel under Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens
02/25/1910 Dali Lama flees Tibet from Chinese troop to British-Indies
02/25/1911 Opera 'Natoma' is produced (Philadelphia)
02/25/1913 16th Amendment ratified, authorizing income tax
02/25/1913 F Kaiser discovers asteroid #743 Eugenisis
02/25/1916 German troops conquer Fort Douaumont
02/25/1917 J Palisa discovers asteroid #867 Kovacia
02/25/1917 M Wolf discovers asteroid #866 Fatme
02/25/1919 League of Nations set up by Paris Treaty
02/25/1919 Oregon is 1st state to tax gasoline (1› per gallon)
02/25/1921 Georgian SSR proclaimed
02/25/1923 Bread in Berlin rises to 2,000 mark
02/25/1924 Marie Boyd scores 156 points in Maryland HS basketball game (163-3)
02/25/1926 Kwo-less-shrew (Guomindang) declares war on govt/warlords
02/25/1927 Gdanks & Polish accord concerning traffic through Polish corridor
02/25/1930 Check photographing device patented
02/25/1932 Immigrant Adolf Hitler gets German citizenship
02/25/1933 1st aircraft carrier 'USS Ranger' launched
02/25/1933 1st genuine aircraft carrier christened, USS Ranger
02/25/1933 Major NFL rule changes (hash mark 10 yds in, posts on goal line)
02/25/1933 Thomas Yawkey purchases Boston Red Sox
02/25/1938 British Lord Halifax becomes Foreign Minister
02/25/1940 1st televised (W2XBS, NYC) hockey game (Rangers vs Canadians)
02/25/1941 Boston Bruins set NHL record of 23-game unbeaten streak (15-0-8)
02/25/1941 February strike against spread of Judaism
02/25/1943 Vietminh forms Indo-chinese Democratic Front
02/25/1945 US aircraft carriers attack Tokyo
02/25/1948 Communists seize Czechoslovakia/C Gottwald becomes premier
02/25/1949 WAC Corporal rocket achieves height of 400k (record)
02/25/1951 1st Pan American Games opens (Buenos Aires Argentina)
02/25/1952 6th Winter Olympic games close at Oslo, Norway
02/25/1954 Abdul Nasser appointed Egyptian premier
02/25/1956 Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference
02/25/1957 Buddy Holly & Crickets record 'That'll Be the Day'
02/25/1961 Niagara ends St Bonaventura's 99-game home basketball win streak
02/25/1961 Paul Bikle in glider climbs from 1208 m at release to record 14,10
02/25/1962 Indies Congress Party wins elections
02/25/1962 Mike O'Hara completes a record 97th marathon
02/25/1962 Robert Kennedy visits Netherlands
02/25/1963 Beatles release their 1st single in US 'Please Please Me'
02/25/1964 Austrian chancellor Alfons Gorbach resigns
02/25/1966 Syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad
02/25/1968 430 Unification Church couples wed in Korea
02/25/1968 L Chernykh discovers asteroid #2279 Barto
02/25/1968 Makarios elected president of Cyprus
02/25/1969 Beatles begin recording Abbey Road album
02/25/1969 Mariner 6 launched for fly-by of Mars
02/25/1972 Lopsided trade, Cards trade Steve Carlton to Phillies for Rick Wise
02/25/1972 Paul McCartney releases 'Give Ireland back to the Irish' single
02/25/1973 Juan Corona sentenced to 25 life sentences for 25 murders
02/25/1977 New Orleans' Pete Maravich sets NBA record for a guard with 68 pts
02/25/1977 Oil tanker explosion west of Honolulu spills 31 million gallons
02/25/1977 Soyuz 24 returns to Earth
02/25/1979 Soyuz 32 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station is launched
02/25/1980 Coup ousts PM Henck Arron of Suriname
02/25/1981 L Calvo Sotelo elected premier of Spain
02/25/1981 NHL most penalized game; Bruins vs Northstars, 84 penalties (392 min

02/25/1981 NY Islanders give up their most goals (11) vs Calgary Flames
02/25/1981 Rita Jenrette (wife of Abscam congressman) appears on Donahue
02/25/1982 Record speed for a snowmobile-239 kph
02/25/1984 H Debehogne discovers asteroid #3389
02/25/1984 Oil fire in Cubatao Brazil kills 500
02/25/1986 Corazon Aquino becomes president of Philippines, Marcos flees
02/25/1986 Iran conquerors Iraq peninsula Fao
02/25/1986 Thousands of Egyptian military police riot, destroy 2 luxury hotel
02/25/1987 Michael Jordan, scores Chicago Bull record 58 points in a game
02/25/1987 US Supreme Court upholds (5-4) affirmative action
02/25/1988 Bruce Springsteen 'Tunnel of Love Tour,' begins in Worcester Mass
02/25/1988 South Korea adopts constitution
02/25/1989 1st independent blue-collar labor union in Communist Hungary formed
02/25/1989 Dallas Cowboys' new owner fires 29-year coach Tom Landry
02/25/1989 Lowest baramotric pressure in Netherlands (956.7 mbar at De Bilt)
02/25/1989 Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 rounds
02/25/1990 Nicaraguans vote out Sandinistas
02/25/1991 US, barracks in Dhahran Saudi Arabia, hit by scud missile, kills 28
02/25/1993 Florida Marlins introduce their mascot 'Billy'
02/25/1994 Israeli madman kills 29 in mosque at Hebron
02/25/1994 Perua Yak-40 to Tingo Maria crashes into mountain, killing 31

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Births:

02/27/ 289 Constantine the Great, Roman emperor (312-37), adopted Christianity
02/27/1539 Franciscus Raphelengius, Dutch book publisher
02/27/1622 Rembrandt Carel Fabritius, painter
02/27/1649 Johann Philipp Krieger, composer
02/27/1702 Johann Valentin Gorner, composer
02/27/1745 Silverius Muller, composer
02/27/1746 Gian Francesco Fortunati, composer
02/27/1759 Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer
02/27/1784 Elias Annes Borger, theologist/poet (Ode on Rhine)
02/27/1784 Job Plimpton, composer
02/27/1792 Don Joaquin BF Espartero, Spanish adventurer/field marshal
02/27/1807 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Portland Maine, poet (Hiawatha)
02/27/1822 Eugene Gautier, composer
02/27/1823 Fredinand Van Derveer, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892

02/27/1823 William Buel Franklin, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 190

02/27/1827 Richard W Johnson, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897
02/27/1832 Alfred Pollard Edward, Civil War journalist, died in 1872
02/27/1846 Joaquin Valverde, composer
02/27/1847 Dame Ellen Alice Terry, England, actress/director (Imperial Theatre)

02/27/1848 Charles Hubert H Parry, English musicologist/composer (Jerusalem)
02/27/1850 Henry Edwards Huntington, US, railroad exec
02/27/1861 Rudolf Steiner, Austria, philosopher (founded anthroposophy movement

02/27/1867 Irving Fisher, US economist (compensating dollar)
02/27/1867 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, composer
02/27/1870 Louis Coerne, composer
02/27/1873 Enrico Caruso, composer
02/27/1874 Max Ettinger, composer
02/27/1879 Jose Sancho Marraco, composer
02/27/1881 Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, mathematician
02/27/1881 Sveinn Bj”rnsson, 1st president of Iceland (1944-52)/poet (Figur ild

02/27/1886 Hugo L Black, Ala, (Sen-D-Ala)/78th Supreme Court justice (1937-71)
02/27/1887 James D Innes, English painter
02/27/1888 Lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello)
02/27/1891 David Sarnoff, US, radio/TV pioneer/CEO (RCA)
02/27/1891 Georges E Migot, French composer
02/27/1892 William Demarest, St Paul Minn, actor (Uncle Charlie-My 3 Sons)
02/27/1893 Joseph Messner, composer
02/27/1894 Robert-Lucien Siohan, composer
02/27/1895 Edward Brophy, actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy, Cameraman, Doughboys)

02/27/1897 Bernard F Lyot, French astronomer (Lyot filter)
02/27/1897 G Paul H Schuitema, graphic designer/photographer (System-O-Color)
02/27/1898 Allison Danzig, sports writer (Tennis Pictorial History)
02/27/1898 Rutkowski Bronislaw, composer
02/27/1899 Charles H Best, Maine, physiologist/co-discoverer (Insulin)
02/27/1899 Ian Keith, US actor (Rochefort-3 Musketeers)
02/27/1899 Sulo Nikolai Salonen, composer
02/27/1901 Marino Marini, Italian sculptor/painter
02/27/1902 Gene Sarazen, Harrison NY, PGA golfer (Masters 1935, US Open 1922, 3

02/27/1902 John Steinbeck, Salinas Calif, author (Grapes of Wrath-Nobel 1962)
02/27/1903 Reginald Gardiner, Wimbeldon England, actor (Great Dictator)
02/27/1904 James Thomas Farrell, US, author (Studs Lonigan trilogy)
02/27/1904 Renaat Verhe˜en, Flemish actor/director
02/27/1905 Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye)
02/27/1905 Franchot Tone, Niagara Falls NY, actor (Dr Freeland-Ben Casey)
02/27/1906 H Algernon F 'Algy' Rumbold, English diplomat (S Africa/Tibet)
02/27/1907 Gerhard Alexander, actor (Prince Willem of Orange)
02/27/1909 Elisabeth Welsh, singer
02/27/1910 Joan Bennett, Palasades NJ, actress (Little Women, Disraeli)
02/27/1910 Peter De Vries, Chicago, author (Reuben Reuben, Prick of Noon)
02/27/1912 Lawrence Durrell, Darjeeling India, writer (Alexandria Quartet)
02/27/1913 Frank Allaun, British MP (L)
02/27/1913 Irwin Shaw, US, novelist (Rich Man Poor Man)
02/27/1919 Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, composer
02/27/1920 Jose Melis, Havana Cuba, orch leader (Jack Paar Program)
02/27/1921 Andras Szollosy, composer
02/27/1922 Mervyn Jones, author (Nobody's Fault, 5 Hungarian Writers)
02/27/1923 Dexter Gordon, US tenor saxophonist
02/27/1923 Viktor Kalabis, composer
02/27/1925 Guy Mitchell, Detroit Mich, singer/actor (Guy Mitchell Show)
02/27/1925 Richard AFM Auwerda, journalist/writer
02/27/1926 Peter Emery, British MP
02/27/1930 Joanne Woodward, Thomasville Ga, actress (3 Faces of Eve, Rachel)
02/27/1932 Dolf Rover, painter
02/27/1932 Elizabeth Taylor, London, actress (Cleopatra) violet eyes
02/27/1932 Lord Young of Graffham, CEO (Cables & Wireless)
02/27/1933 Edward Lucie-Smith, poetry critic
02/27/1933 Malcolm Wallop, (Sen-R-WY, 1977- )
02/27/1933 Raymond Berry, Texas, NFL hall of famer (Baltimore Colts)
02/27/1934 Ralph Nader, ex-Corvair fan/consumer advocate (Unsafe at Any Speed)
02/27/1934 Van Williams, Fort Worth Tx, actor (Green Hornet, Tycoon)
02/27/1935 Alberto Remedious, opera singer
02/27/1935 Mirella Freni, Modena Italy, lyric soprano (Madame Butterfly)
02/27/1936 Chuck Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again)

02/27/1936 Roger M Mahoney, Hollywood Ca, archbishop of Los Angeles (1985- )
02/27/1936 Virginia Maskell, actress (Suspect, Doctor in Love, Man Upstairs)
02/27/1937 Barbara Babcock, actress (Liz-Dallas, Grace-Hill St Blues)
02/27/1937 L Jay Silvester, US, discus thrower (Olympic-silver-1972)
02/27/1938 Pascal Petit, actor (Code Name: Jaguar, End of Desire, Cheaters)
02/27/1939 Antoinette Sibley, ballerina
02/27/1939 Kenzo Takada, fashion designer
02/27/1939 Peter Revson, auto racer (1971 Indianapolis pole winner)
02/27/1940 Howard Hesseman, Salem Or, actor (Dr Johnny Fever-WKRP, Head of Clas

02/27/1941 Paddy Ashton, New Delhi India, British MP leader (Soc/Lib Democrat)
02/27/1942 Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Due West SC, news reporter (McNeil-Lehrer)
02/27/1943 Mary Frann, St Louis Mo, actress (Joanna-Newhart, Days of Our Live)
02/27/1944 Alan Fudge, Wichita Ks, actor (Man From Atlantis, Paper Dolls)
02/27/1947 Gidon Kremer, Riga Latvia, violinist (Tchaikovsky Prize 1970)
02/27/1947 Marian G Fix, mime/actress (Dig up Cabbage)
02/27/1948 Eddie Gray, rock guitarist (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue)
02/27/1951 Lee Atwater, Republican National Committee Chairman (1989-91)
02/27/1952 Dwight Elmo Jones, Houston Tx, basketball player (Olymp-silver-1972)

02/27/1952 Henk Westbroek, singer (Good Goal)
02/27/1954 Neal Schon, rock guitarist (Journey-Open Arms, Bad English)
02/27/1955 Garry Christian, rocker
02/27/1957 Adrian Smith, heavy metal guitarist (Iron Maiden-Aces High)
02/27/1960 Andres Gomez, tennis pro (Madrid Grand Prix-1990)
02/27/1960 Bolik Dahan, Suriname singer/radio host (Radio KBC)
02/27/1960 Paul Humphreys, rock synthersizers (OMD-Crush, Pacific Age)
02/27/1960 Stoney Jackson, Richmond Va, actor (White Shadow, Insiders)
02/27/1961 Grant Shaud, actor (Miles Silverburg-Murphy Brown)
02/27/1961 James Worthy, NBA forward (LA Lakers, 1988 Playoff MVP)
02/27/1962 Adam Baldwin, actor (Full Metal Jacket, My Bodyguard)
02/27/1962 Grant Show, Detroit Mich, actor (Jack Hanson-Melrose Place)
02/27/1964 Ewen Vernal, British pop bassist (Deacon Blue-Your Town)
02/27/1966 Gregg Rainwater, actor (Buck Cross-Young Riders)
02/27/1969 Victoria Fair, Jackson Michigan, Miss Michigan-America (1991)
02/27/1971 Ivan Robinson, Phila Pa, US boxer (Olympic-92)
02/27/1973 'Pooh' Clark, rocker (High-5)
02/27/1975 Christina Nigra, actress (Out of This World)
02/27/1980 Chelsea Clinton, daughter of President Clinton


Deaths:

02/27/1167 Robert van Melun, English philosopher/bishop of Hereford, dies
02/27/1656 Johan van Heemskerk, lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies
02/27/1731 Angelo Predieri, composer, dies at 76
02/27/1733 Johann Adam Birkenstock, composer, dies at 46
02/27/1779 John Nepveu, gov-gen of Suriname (1769-79), dies at 59
02/27/1797 Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer, dies at 62
02/27/1805 Stefan Paluselli, composer, dies at 57
02/27/1844 Nicholas Biddle, US lawyer, diplomat, statesman, & financier, dies
02/27/1852 Joseph Drechsler, composer, dies at 69
02/27/1862 Gabriele dell' Addolorata, patron of Ital Catholic youth, dies at 23

02/27/1881 George Colley, British governor of Natal/general, dies in battle at

02/27/1887 Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, composer, dies at 53
02/27/1920 Alexandru D Xenopol, Romanian historian, dies at 72
02/27/1923 Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer, dies at 67
02/27/1929 Manuel Manrique de Lara y Berry, composer, dies at 65
02/27/1936 Ivan P Pavlov, Russian physiologist (reflexes, Nobel 1904), dies
02/27/1939 Nadezjda K Krupskaja, Russian revolutionary/wife of Lenin, dies
02/27/1942 Karel WFM Doorman, spy (Java sea), dies
02/27/1943 Kost¡s Palam s, Greek poet/scholar (Flogera tou Bas¡lia), dies at 84

02/27/1945 HJ Lochtman, Dutch chaplin/resistance fighter (Belsen)
02/27/1955 Tom Howard, comedian (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 66
02/27/1956 Frank Dailey, orch leader (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 54
02/27/1956 Gunther Ramin, composer, dies at 57
02/27/1958 Harry Cohn, CEO (Columbia Pictures), dies of a heart attack
02/27/1960 Adriano Olivetti, Italian engineer/manufacturer, dies at 58
02/27/1961 Platt Adams, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1912), dies
02/27/1962 Willie Best, actor (Charlie-My Little Margie), dies at 45
02/27/1966 Minerva Urecal, actress (Apache Rose, Ghost Crazy), dies at 81
02/27/1968 Ludvik Podest, composer, dies at 46
02/27/1969 John Boles, actor (Stella Dallas, Curly Top), dies at 73
02/27/1973 Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, composer, dies at 72
02/27/1974 Pat Brady, Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show), dies at 59
02/27/1977 Allison Hayes, actress (Attack of 50 Foot Woman), dies at 47
02/27/1978 Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer, dies at 65
02/27/1980 George Tobias, actor (Abner Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 78
02/27/1982 Malika A Sabirova, Russian dancer, dies at 39
02/27/1985 David Huffman, actor (FIST, Jane Doe, Firefox, Onion Field), dies
02/27/1985 Henry Cabot Lodge, (Sen-R)/diplomat, dies at 82
02/27/1985 Pat J O'Malley, actor (My Favorite Martian, Maude), dies at 83
02/27/1987 Joan Greenwood, actress (Gentle Sex, Bad Sister), dies at 65
02/27/1989 Conrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies
02/27/1989 Joe Silver, actor (Rage, Rapid, Deathtrap, Shivers), dies
02/27/1991 Artie Mitchell, XXX producer (Behind the Green Door), shot at 45
02/27/1991 H J of Royen, director Concert worker, dies
02/27/1991 Robert-John Akkerman, diplomat to Tunis, murdered
02/27/1992 Marinus Ruppert, Dutch political president (CNV), dies
02/27/1993 Lillian Gish, US actress (Birth of a Nation), dies at 99
02/27/1993 Ruby Keeler, actress (42nd Street), dies of cancer at 83
02/27/1994 Harold Acton, English/Italian historian/art collector, dies at 84
02/27/1994 Karl I Pelgrom, sculptor, dies at 66
02/27/1994 Leopold 'Hans' Kohr, Austria social philosopher/economist, dies at 8



Significant Events:

02/27/ 837 15th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
02/27/1526 Saxony & Hesse form League of Gotha (league of Protestant princes)
02/27/1563 William Byrd is appointed organist at Lincoln Cathedral
02/27/1667 Abraham Crijnssen conquerors Fort Willoughby (Zeelandia), Suriname
02/27/1670 Jews are expelled from Austria by order of Leopold I
02/27/1700 Pacific island of New Britain discovered
02/27/1713 French troops bomb Willemstadt Cura‡ao
02/27/1801 Washington DC placed under Congressional jurisdiction
02/27/1803 Great fire in Bombay, India
02/27/1813 1st federal vaccination legislation enacted
02/27/1813 Congress authorizes use of steamboats to transport mail
02/27/1814 Beethoven's 8th symphony premieres
02/27/1816 Dutch regain Suriname
02/27/1827 1st Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans
02/27/1844 Dominican Republic gains independence from Haiti (National Day)
02/27/1854 Composer Robert Schumann saved from suicide attempt in Rhine
02/27/1861 US Congress authorizes 1st stamped newspaper wrappers for mailing
02/27/1864 6th & last day of battle at Dalton, Georgia (about 600 casualties)
02/27/1864 Near Andersonville GA, rebels open a new POW camp 'Camp Sumpter'
02/27/1865 Civil War skirmish near Sturgeon, Missouri
02/27/1869 John Menard is 1st black to make a speech in Congress
02/27/1871 Meeting of Alabama claims commission
02/27/1872 Charlotte Ray, 1st Black woman lawyer, graduated Harvard U
02/27/1873 Dutch socialist Samuel van Wooden demands law against child labor
02/27/1874 Baseball 1st played in England, at Lord's Cricket Grounds
02/27/1877 US Electoral College declares R Hayes winner presidential election
02/27/1881 Battle at Amajuba, S Afr: Boers vs Brit army under Gen Colley
02/27/1881 Battle at Majuba Hill: Boers beat British, 94 killed
02/27/1883 Oscar Hammerstein patents 1st cigar-rolling machine
02/27/1890 D Needham & P Kerrigan box 100 rounds (6 h 39 m), SF; match is draw
02/27/1900 Boer General Cronj‚ surrenders to English in Pardenberg, South-Afric

02/27/1900 Conference in London calls for creation of a British labor party
02/27/1906 France & Britain agree to joint control of New Hebrides
02/27/1912 Lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway
02/27/1919 1st public performance of Holst's 'Planets'
02/27/1919 American Association for Hard of Hearing formed, NYC
02/27/1922 Supreme Court unanimously upheld 19th amend woman's right to vote
02/27/1924 Belgium's Theunis govt falls
02/27/1925 Hitler's forms NSDAP political party in Munich
02/27/1927 For 2nd Sunday in a row golfers in SC arrested for violating Sabbath

02/27/1929 Turkey signs Litvinov-pact
02/27/1930 Bouvet Island declared a Norwegian dependency
02/27/1930 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1665 Gaby
02/27/1932 Explosion in coal mine Boissevain, Virginia, USA (38 dead)
02/27/1933 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #2248 Kanda
02/27/1933 Nazis set fire to German parliament, blame it on communists
02/27/1936 Willy de Supervise swims world record 100 m free style (1:04.6)
02/27/1938 Britain & France recognize Franco govt in Spain
02/27/1939 Belgian govt of Pierlot falls
02/27/1939 France recognizes Franco's regime in Spain
02/27/1939 Supreme Court outlaws sit-down strikes
02/27/1942 Battle of Java Sea began 13 US warships sunk-2 Japanese
02/27/1942 J S Hey discovers radio emissions from Sun
02/27/1947 Paul-Emile Victor French polar expeditions organized
02/27/1949 Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st Israeli president
02/27/1950 General Chang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China
02/27/1951 22nd amendment ratified, limiting president to 2 terms
02/27/1951 L Boyer discovers asteroid #1649 Fabre
02/27/1956 Female suffrage in Egypt
02/27/1957 Mao's speech 'On Correct Handling of Contradictions Among People'
02/27/1959 Chicago Cards trade running back Ollie Matson to LA Rams for 9 playe

02/27/1960 oil pipe line from Rotterdam-Ruhrgebied in use
02/27/1962 South-Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diems palace bombed, 1st US killed
02/27/1965 Dutch Marijnen govt resigns
02/27/1967 Antigua & St Christopher-Nevis become associated states of UK
02/27/1967 Dominica gains independence from England
02/27/1967 Pink Floyd release their 1st single 'Arnold Layne'
02/27/1967 Rio de la Plata Treaty
02/27/1969 Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes head of Syria via milt coup
02/27/1969 President Nixon visits West-Berlin
02/27/1970 NY Times (falsely) reports US army has ended domestic surveillance
02/27/1972 Pres Nixon & Chinese Premier Chou En-lai issued Shanghai Communique
02/27/1973 American Indian Movement occupy Wounded Knee in South Dakota
02/27/1973 Dick Allen signs a record $675,000 3-yr contract with White Sox
02/27/1973 Indians occupy Wounded Knee in South Dakota
02/27/1973 L Kohoutek discovers asteroids 1999 Hirayama, 2407, 2472, 2541 & 290

02/27/1975 CDU-politician Peter Lorentz kidnapped in West Berlin
02/27/1975 House of Reps pass $21.3 billion anti-recession tax-cut bill
02/27/1976 Final meeting between Mao tse Tung & Richard Nixon
02/27/1976 P Wild discovers asteroids #2080 Jihlava, #2081 Sazava & #2088 Sahli

02/27/1976 R M West discovers asteroid #3004
02/27/1977 Keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession, Canada

02/27/1980 Grammy Awards feature a Barbra Striesand-Neil Diamond duet
02/27/1980 Israel & Egypt exchange ambassadors
02/27/1980 Robert Mugabes ZANU-PF wins elections in Zimbabwe
02/27/1980 Terrorists occupies Dominican embassy in Bogota
02/27/1981 Greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747
02/27/1981 Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder record 'Ebony & Ivory'
02/27/1982 Dan Issel (NBA-Nuggets), hits on 63rd consecutive free throw
02/27/1982 Earl Anthony becomes 1st pro bowler to win more than $1 million
02/27/1982 Wayne Williams found guilty of murdering 2 of 28 blacks in Atlanta
02/27/1983 Eamonn Coghlan set indoor mile record of 3:49.78
02/27/1984 Carl Lewis jumps world record indoor (8,675 m)
02/27/1984 WRC-AM in Washington DC changes call letters to WWRC
02/27/1984 Worker's union leader Billy Nair freed in South Africa
02/27/1985 Farmers converge in Washington to demand economic relief
02/27/1985 Mauritania's new constitutional charter published
02/27/1985 US dollar is worth Ÿ3.9355 (Netherlands)
02/27/1987 Donald Regan resigned as White House chief of staff
02/27/1987 Mike Conley jumps world record (17.76m)
02/27/1988 Bonnie Blair (US) wins Olympic 500m speedskating in record 39.1
02/27/1988 Gulfstream G-IV goes around the world 36:08:34
02/27/1988 Katarina Witt (GDR) wins 2nd consecutive Olympic figure skating
02/27/1989 German war criminals Aus Van de F nten/Fischer, freed
02/27/1991 Noureddine Morcelli set 1500m mark at 3:34:16
02/27/1991 Singer James Brown is released from prison
02/27/1991 US led allied 6 week war with Iraq ends
02/27/1994 17th Winter Olympic games closes in Lillehammer, Norway
02/27/1994 Church in Beirut bombed, 10 killed

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Births:

02/26/1361 Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400)

02/26/1564 Christopher Marlowe, dramatist (Dr Faustus), baptized
02/26/1588 Nicolaus Erich, composer
02/26/1675 Guillaume Delisle, Paris France, geographer (Atlas géographique)
02/26/1675 Johann Philipp Treiber, composer
02/26/1677 Nicola Fago, composer
02/26/1686 Godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat
02/26/1707 Carlo Goldoni, Ital's lawyer/playwright (Belisario)
02/26/1717 John Randall, composer
02/26/1770 Antoine Reicha, composer
02/26/1772 Caspar Furstenau, composer
02/26/1802 Victor Hugo, France, author (Hunchback of Notre Dame)
02/26/1808 Honoré Daumier, France, painter/lithographer/caricaturist
02/26/1824 Carlos Calvo, Arg diplomat/people rights scholar (Calvo Clause)
02/26/1825 Hans Balatka, composer
02/26/1831 Filippo Marchetti, composer
02/26/1832 John George Nicolay, US, author (Abe Lincoln's biographer)
02/26/1834 Aleksander Zarzycki, composer
02/26/1835 Richard Andree, German geography/etnologist (Andree's Handatlas)
02/26/1837 Charles Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice
02/26/1838 Wendelin Weissheimer, composer
02/26/1842 Camille Flammarion, Mars researcher & popularizer of astronomy
02/26/1845 Aleksander Rozycki, composer
02/26/1845 Alexander III, St Petersburg, Russian tsar (1881-94) (3/10 NS)
02/26/1846 William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody, Davenport Iowa, killed 4000 buffaloes
02/26/1852 John Harvey Kellogg, surgeon, inspired flaked cereal industry
02/26/1857 Emile Coué, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion)
02/26/1861 Ferdinand I, Vienna, 1st tsar of modern Bulgaria (1908-18)
02/26/1866 Herbert Henry Dow, pioneer in US chemical industry (Dow Chemical)
02/26/1867 Siegfried Passarge, German geographer (Cameroon/So Afr/America)
02/26/1869 Nadezjda K Krupskaja, Russian revolutionary/wife of Lenin
02/26/1873 Ewoud van Everdingen, meteorologist
02/26/1874 Carl Vogler, composer
02/26/1875 Emma Dunn, actress (Dr Monica, Dr Kildare's Strange Case, Hideaway)
02/26/1875 Richard Wetz, composer
02/26/1876 Agustin P Justo y Rolon, pres Argentina (1931-38)
02/26/1876 Pauline Musters, smallest man (1'11.2' (58.9 cm))
02/26/1877 Carel S Adama van Scheltema, poet/writer (socialism)
02/26/1877 Russell Alexander, composer
02/26/1879 Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britte

02/26/1883 Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek)
02/26/1884 Dina Appeldoorn, composer
02/26/1884 Hildo Krop, modernistic sculptor
02/26/1885 Lili Green, [Alice Sally Mary], Neth/Eng dancer
02/26/1887 Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950)
02/26/1887 Grover Cleveland Alexander, HOF baseball pitcher (Phillies, Cubs)
02/26/1891 Alan Bridge, actor (North of Arizona, Badmen of the Hills)
02/26/1893 Ivor Richards, English critic
02/26/1893 William Frawley, Iowa, actor (Fred Mertz-I Love Lucy, Bub-My 3 Sons)

02/26/1896 Eduard Flipse, conductor/composer
02/26/1898 Julien de Valckenaere, Flemish writer
02/26/1900 Jean Negulesco, Spanish director (3 Coins in a Fountain)
02/26/1902 Menno ter Brak, writer/essayist (Carnaval of the Citizens)
02/26/1902 Rudolf Moralt, German conductor
02/26/1902 Vercors, [Jean Bruller], French writer (Le silence de la mer)
02/26/1906 Madeleine Carroll, English actress (39 Steps, Secret Agent)
02/26/1911 Josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman
02/26/1913 Jon Hall, Fresno Calif, actor (Ramor of the Jungle)
02/26/1914 Robert Alda, NYC, actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain, By Popular Demand)
02/26/1914 Witold Rowicki, composer
02/26/1915 Elisabeth Eybers, South Afr/Dutch poetess (That woman & other Verses

02/26/1916 Mordecai Seter, composer
02/26/1917 Robert Taft Jr, (Sen-R-Oh)
02/26/1918 Edwin Charles 'Preacher' Roe, baseball pitcher (Bkln Dodgers)
02/26/1918 Otis R Bowen, US Sec of Health & Human Services (1985-89)
02/26/1918 Theodore [Hamilton] Sturgeon, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, It, Caviar)
02/26/1919 Beppie Nooij, actress/director (Bluejackets-Rooie Sien)
02/26/1919 Hendrika Mastenbroek, Netherlands, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1936)
02/26/1919 Luc-Andre Marcel, composer
02/26/1919 Mason Adams, NYC, actor (Charlie Hume-Lou Grant, Deadliest Season)
02/26/1920 A W [Rie] Kuiper-Mastenbroek, swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1936)
02/26/1920 Tony Randall, [Leonard Rosenberg], Tulsa Ok, actor (Felix-Odd Couple

02/26/1921 Betty Hutton, Battle Creek Mich, actress (Greatest Show on Earth)
02/26/1922 Margaret Leighton, Birmingham England, actress (Astonished Heart)
02/26/1924 Mark Bucci, NYC, composer (1959 Arts & Letters Award)
02/26/1924 Noboru Takeshita, Japanese PM (1987-89)
02/26/1925 James Moody, US, jazz saxophonist/orchestra leader
02/26/1926 Arsene Souffriau, composer
02/26/1926 Cynthia Stone, Peoria Ill, actress (That Wonderful Guy, Ad Libbers)
02/26/1926 Konstantin P Feoktistov, Voronezh, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1)
02/26/1927 Donald Gramm, Milwaukee Wisconsin, bass-baritone
02/26/1927 Tom Kennedy, Louisville KY, quiz host (You Don't Say, Name That Tune

02/26/1928 Aldonis Kalnins, composer
02/26/1928 Anatoli Vasilyevich Filipchenko, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 16)
02/26/1928 Antione 'Fats' Domino, rhythm & blues pianist (Blueberry Hill)
02/26/1930 Lazar Berman, Leningrad Russia, pianist (Budapest 3rd place-1956)
02/26/1931 Francisco Kroepfl, composer
02/26/1931 Robert Novak, Joliet Ill, news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak)
02/26/1932 Johnny Cash, Kingsland Ark, country singer (I Hear the Train Coming)

02/26/1933 Godfrey Cambridge, actor (Cotton comes to Harlem)
02/26/1933 James Goldsmith, Paris France, financier/corporate raider
02/26/1938 Jack Knight, Somerville Miss, actor (Mr Shamley-James at 15)
02/26/1942 Joop van den Ende, director (Alsmeer Studio)
02/26/1943 Bob 'Bear' Hite, singer (Canned Heat-Going Up the Country)
02/26/1943 Bob van Reeth, Flemish architect
02/26/1945 Mitch Ryder, rocker (& Detroit Wheels-Devil With the Blue Dress)
02/26/1946 Bobby 'Bingo' Smith, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers)
02/26/1946 Phyllis Eisenstein, US, sci-fi author (Sorcerer's Son, Born to Exile

02/26/1947 Sandi Shaw, [Sandra Goodrich], Essex, rocker (Girl Don't Come)
02/26/1948 Priscilla Lopez, Bronx NY, actress (In the Beginning, Kay O'Brien)
02/26/1950 Jonathan Cain, keyboardist (Journey-Don't Stop Believing)
02/26/1953 Michael Bolton, rock vocalist (That's What Love Is All About)
02/26/1957 Connie Carpenter-Phinney, Madison Wisc, 79k cyclist (Oly-gold-1984)
02/26/1957 Keena Rothhammer, US, 800 m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)
02/26/1958 Jeff Fithian, actor (Trevor Nash-Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
02/26/1958 Joe Fithian, actor (Tracey Nash-Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
02/26/1958 Susan J Helms, Charlotte NC, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 54, sk:64)
02/26/1965 Brittany York, London England, playmate (Oct, 1990)
02/26/1970 Katie O'Neill, LA Calif, actress (Together We Stand)
02/26/1970 Meeno Peluce, Amsterdam Netherlands, actor (Bad News Bears)


Deaths:

02/26/1076 Godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Neth-Lutherian, murdered
02/26/1154 Rogier II, King of Sicily, dies
02/26/1266 Manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies
02/26/1324 Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies
02/26/1538 Worp van Thabor, Fries abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies
02/26/1577 Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43
02/26/1686 Godefroi L earl d'estrades, French diplomat/marshal, dies at about 7

02/26/1726 Maximilian II M Emanuel, ruler of Bayern, dies
02/26/1766 August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30
02/26/1770 Francois Hanot, composer, dies at 72
02/26/1770 Giuseppe Tartini, Italian composer/violinist, dies at 77
02/26/1810 Johann Ernst Rembt, composer, dies at 60
02/26/1813 Robert R Livingston, US diplomat (Decl of Independence), dies at 66
02/26/1823 John P Kemble, English actor/director (Covent Garden), dies
02/26/1827 David Moritz Michael, composer, dies at 75
02/26/1857 Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer, dies at 88
02/26/1859 Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64
02/26/1870 Wyatt Outlaw, black leader of Union League in NC, lynched
02/26/1871 Charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general, dies at 76
02/26/1906 Manuel Fernandez Caballero, composer, dies at 70
02/26/1913 Felix Draeseke, composer, dies at 77
02/26/1921 Carl Menger, Austrian economist, dies at 81
02/26/1926 Frederik Pijper, vicar/church historian (Monasteries), dies at 67
02/26/1926 Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer, dies at 75
02/26/1930 Raffaele Merry del Val, Spanish Cardinal, dies
02/26/1931 Otto Wallach, German chemist (Nobel 1910), dies
02/26/1933 Antonio Nicolau, Spanish composer/conductor, dies at 75
02/26/1939 E Fernández Arbós, Spanish violinist/conductor/composer, dies at 75
02/26/1947 Ben Webster, actor (Old Curiosity Shop), dies at 82
02/26/1950 Harry Lauder, composer, dies at 79
02/26/1953 Martinus Nijhoff, poet/interpreter/linguistic (spelling), dies
02/26/1954 William R Inge, English theologist/philosopher, dies at 93
02/26/1959 Lou Costello, actor (Abbott & Costello), dies at 52
02/26/1960 Aleksandar Belic, Swedish linguist, dies at 83
02/26/1961 Karl Albiker, German sculptor (Problem of the Plastic), dies at 83
02/26/1961 Mohammed V, ibn Joesoef, sultan/King of Morocco, dies
02/26/1962 Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer, dies at 83
02/26/1963 Artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/politician (Prophet), dies
02/26/1965 Jimmie Lee Jackson, civil rights activist, dies of injuries
02/26/1966 Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at

02/26/1967 Harry McNaughton, comedian (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 70
02/26/1968 Eric Feldary, actor (16 Fathoms Deep), dies at 55
02/26/1969 Karl Jaspers, German psychiatrist/philosopher, dies at 86
02/26/1969 Levi Esjkol, [Sjkolnik], premier (Israel), dies
02/26/1970 Ethel Leginska, composer, dies at 83
02/26/1971 Fernandel, [Contandin], French actor (Death of Champion), dies at 67

02/26/1971 Joseph Berg, composer, dies at 43
02/26/1971 Tullio Carminati, actor (Roman Holiday, Moulin Rouge), dies at 76
02/26/1972 Tom Manders, cabaret artist (Dorus), dies at 51
02/26/1973 Mary Finney, actress (Honestly Celeste), dies at 68
02/26/1977 Maxime Jacob, composer, dies at 71
02/26/1981 FC Terborgh, [Reijnier Flaes], lawyer/writer (Turkish War), dies at

02/26/1981 Howard Hanson, US composer/conductor (Nordic), dies at 84
02/26/1981 Munabi, assistant to Oegandees president Obote, murdered
02/26/1982 Gabor Szabo, Hungarian jazz pianist (Perfect Circle), dies at 45
02/26/1990 Cornell Gunther, US musician (Coasters, Poison Ivy), dies at 53
02/26/1990 Maurine Stuart, Zen teacher (head of Cambridge Buddhist Assn), dies
02/26/1990 Scott Jarvis, dies
02/26/1992 Gerrit Schulte, [Le fou pedalant], 6 days bicyclist, dies
02/26/1992 Jean R Yawkey, owner (Boston Red Sox), dies at 83 of a stroke
02/26/1992 S I Hayakawa, (Sen-R-Calif), dies at 85 of a stroke
02/26/1993 Constance Ford, US actress (Another World, Burden Hunt), dies at 64
02/26/1993 Fletcher Knebel, author (7 Days in May), commits suicide at 81
02/26/1993 Mark Kolthoff, painter/photographer, dies at 92
02/26/1994 Avery Fisher, US audio manufacturer (1st hi-fi), dies at 87
02/26/1994 Leopold 'Hans' Kohr, Austrian social philosopher, dies at 84


Significant Events:

02/26/ 747 -BC- Origin of Era of Nabonassar
02/26/1266 Battle of Benevento
02/26/1531 Earthquake in Lisbon Portugal, kills 20,000
02/26/1534 Pope Paul II affirms George van Egmont as bishop of Utrecht
02/26/1616 Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo
02/26/1732 1st mass celebrated in 1st American Catholic church, Philadelphia
02/26/1773 Construction authorized for Walnut St jail (Phila) (1st solitary)
02/26/1815 Napoleon & 1,200 leave Elba to start 100-day re-conquest of France
02/26/1832 Russian czar declares realm of Poland-Russia
02/26/1834 1st US interstate crime compact (NY-NJ) ratified
02/26/1848 Marx & Engels publish 'Communist Manifesto'
02/26/1852 British troop ship Birkenhead sinks off South Africa-458 die
02/26/1859 Paul Morphy's chess match vs Augustus Mongredien begins; Morphy wins

02/26/1862 Battle of Woodburn, KY
02/26/1863 Lincoln signs National Currency Act
02/26/1866 New York Legislature establishes NYC Metropolitan Board of Health
02/26/1869 15th Amendment guaranteeing right to vote sent to states
02/26/1870 1st NYC subway line opens (pneumatic powered)
02/26/1877 Geheim compromise Dem-Rep over pres election result
02/26/1881 SS Ceylon begins 1st round-the-world cruise from Liverpool
02/26/1885 Conference of Berlin, gives Congo to Belgium & Nigeria to England
02/26/1891 1st buffalo purchased for Golden Gate Park
02/26/1893 2 Clydesdale horses set record by pulling 48 tons on a sledge, Mich
02/26/1893 Einar Halvorsen skates world record 500m (48 sec)
02/26/1895 Michael Owens of Toledo, Ohio patents a glass-blowing machine
02/26/1907 Royal Oil & Shell merge to form British Petroleum (BP)
02/26/1912 Coal miners strike in England (settle on 03/01)
02/26/1913 J Rheden discovers asteroid #744 Aguntina
02/26/1914 New York Museum of Science & Industry incorporated
02/26/1915 Malancourt, Argonnen (1st (German) fire attack)
02/26/1916 French cruiser Province sinks in Mediterranean Sea, kills 3100
02/26/1916 Russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia
02/26/1917 1st Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands)
02/26/1918 Stands at Hong Kong Jockey Club collapse & burn, killing 604
02/26/1919 Acadia National Park established (as Lafayette N P), Maine
02/26/1919 Congress established Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona
02/26/1919 US Congress opens Grand Canyon National Park
02/26/1923 Italian nationalist & fascists merge
02/26/1924 Trial against Hitler in Munich begins
02/26/1925 Jihad-Saint war against Turkish govt
02/26/1926 Dark Street in the Bronx renamed Lustre Street
02/26/1928 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1091 Spiraea
02/26/1930 'Green Pastures' opens at Mansfield Theater
02/26/1933 Golden Gate Bridge ground-breaking ceremony held at Crissy Field
02/26/1935 Germany began Luftwaffe operation, under Reichsmarshall H Goering
02/26/1935 NY Yankees release Babe Ruth
02/26/1936 Military coup in Japan
02/26/1938 1st passenger ship equipped with radar
02/26/1938 G Kulin discovers asteroid #1452 Hunnia
02/26/1938 Rie Van Veen swims world record 200m free style (2:24.6)
02/26/1940 US Air Defense Command established at Mitchel Field, LI, NY
02/26/1941 2 fighters unable to continued slugfest, referee declares double KO
02/26/1941 Cowboys' Amateur Association of America organized (Calif)
02/26/1941 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1632 Siebohme
02/26/1941 Vichy-France makes religious education in school mandatory
02/26/1942 German battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bomb
02/26/1942 Radio Orange calls for March 1 day of prayer in Dutch Indies
02/26/1942 WW II Navy flier Don Mason sends message 'Sighted sub sank same'
02/26/1942 Werner Heisenberger informs nazis about uranium project 'Wunderwaffe

02/26/1943 L Oterma discovers asteroid #2841 Puijo
02/26/1944 1st female US navy captain, Sue Dauser of nurse corps, appointed
02/26/1945 Very heavy bombing on Berlin
02/26/1946 2 killed & 10 wounded in race riot in Columbia Tenn
02/26/1949 USAF plane began 1st nonstop around-the-world flight
02/26/1951 22nd amendment to Constitution is ratified
02/26/1951 Bread rationing in Czechoslovakia
02/26/1952 Neth-Indonesian Unity conference
02/26/1952 PM Winston Churchill announced that Britain had its own atomic bomb
02/26/1954 1st typesetting machine (photo engraving) used, Quincy Mass
02/26/1955 1st aviator to bail out at supersonic speed-GF Smith
02/26/1956 Writers Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes meet at a party in Cambridge
02/26/1960 Soviet premier Khrushchev voices support for Indonesia
02/26/1960 USA's David Jenkins wins Olympic Gold for men's figure skating
02/26/1960 Verne Gagne beats Doctor X in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ
02/26/1962 US Supreme court disallows race separation on public transportation
02/26/1962 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Phila Warriors scores 67 points vs NY
02/26/1965 West Germany ceases military aid to Tanzania
02/26/1966 KBIM TV channel 10 in Roswell, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting
02/26/1967 Verne Gagne beats Mad Dog Vachon in St Paul, to become NWA champ
02/26/1968 Clandestine Radio Voice of Iraqi People (Communist) final transmissi

02/26/1970 Beatles release 'Beatles Again' aka 'Hey Jude' album
02/26/1972 Dam break in WV kills 107
02/26/1972 Slag heap dam collapses above Buffalo Creek WV, kills 125
02/26/1973 Triple Crown horse Secretariat bought for a record $5.7m
02/26/1974 Gold hits record $188 an ounce in Paris
02/26/1975 1st televised kidney transplant (Today Show)
02/26/1977 1st flight of Space Shuttle (atop a Boeing 747)
02/26/1979 Last total eclipse of Sun in 20th century for continental US
02/26/1980 Egypt & Israel exchange ambassadors for 1st time
02/26/1980 Milt coup under Desi Bouterse in Suriname
02/26/1981 84 penalties (406 mins) assessed for a brawl between NHL Minn & Bost

02/26/1981 Boston & Minnesota play most penalty-filled NHL game-406 min total
02/26/1981 French Train ů Grande Vitesse averages 380 kph on trial run
02/26/1981 H Debehogne discovers asteroid #3268 De Sanctis
02/26/1983 Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 37 week

02/26/1983 Shortwave pirate Radio USA (Wellsville, NY) begins transmission
02/26/1984 N Chernykh discovers asteroids #3575 & #3576
02/26/1984 Rev Jesse Jackson acknowledges that he called NYC, 'Hymietown'
02/26/1984 Robert Penn Warren, Pulitzer Prize winner, named 1st US poet laureat

02/26/1986 Evert van Benthem wins 14th Friese 11 city skating race (6:55:16)
02/26/1986 Former Philippines President Ferdinand E Marcos fled in defeat
02/26/1986 Robert Penn Warren appointed US poet laureate
02/26/1987 1st release of Beatles compact discs
02/26/1987 NASA launches GEOS-H
02/26/1987 NBA's Michael Jordan's 58 points is a Chicago Bull record
02/26/1987 USSR resumes underground nuclear testing
02/26/1987 Wash blocks 20 Indiana shots tying NBA regulation game record
02/26/1988 ... Luding skates world record 1000m (1:17.65)
02/26/1989 Lowest rated pressure in Netherlands (955 hpa)
02/26/1989 NY Yankees announce that Tom Seaver is their new TV sportscaster
02/26/1990 Moscow begins pulling 73,000 troops out of Czechoslovakia
02/26/1991 Kuwaiti resistance leaders declare they have control of their capita

02/26/1991 NY-NJ Knights (WLAF) players 1st come together
02/26/1992 Irish Supreme Court rules 14 year old rape victim may get an abortio

02/26/1993 2nd tallest building in world, NYC World Trade Center bombed, 7 die
02/26/1998 Total solar eclipse in Venezuela-Pacific Ocean (4m09)

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03/04/1394 Henry the Navigator, Prince/sponsors Portuguese voyages of discovery

03/04/1492 Francesco de Layolle, composer
03/04/1651 John Baron Somers, (Whig), William III's chief minister (1696-1700)
03/04/1678 Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons

03/04/1719 Aert Schouman, bird/portrait painter
03/04/1742 Johann Heinrich Egli, composer
03/04/1745 Charles Dibdin, composer
03/04/1747 Casimir Pulaski, Count/American Revolutionary War general
03/04/1754 Benjamin Waterhouse, physician (smallpox vaccine pioneer)
03/04/1754 Dieudonne-Pascal Pieltain, composer
03/04/1757 Ignaz Malzat, composer
03/04/1765 Charles Dibdin, England, composer/author (Sea Songs)/actor (baptized

03/04/1766 Emanuel ADMJ, French historian (Napoleon)
03/04/1773 Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer
03/04/1782 Johann Wyss, Swiss folklorist/writer (Swiss Family Robinson)
03/04/1789 Pavel P Gagarin, Russ monarch
03/04/1798 John Joseph Abercrombie, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 18

03/04/1813 Wijnand YY Nuijen, romantic/water colors painter (Wrecked)
03/04/1819 Charles Oberthur, composer
03/04/1826 John Buford, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
03/04/1828 Elisha Franklin 'Bull' Paxton, Brig General (Confederate Army)
03/04/1834 Peter Nicolai von Wilm, composer
03/04/1835 Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italy, astronomer (discovered canals of Mars)

03/04/1838 Paul Lacome, composer
03/04/1844 Josip Jurcic, Slavic writer (10th brother)
03/04/1875 Enrique Larreta, [E R Maza], Argentine diplomat (Gloria de Don Ramir

03/04/1875 Suze [Suzanna] Groeneweg, 1st female paliament member (SDAP, 1918-37

03/04/1877 Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer
03/04/1877 Dani‰l G van Beuningen, art collector
03/04/1885 Willem H Winkel, physician/founder (Red Cross of Cura‡ao)
03/04/1888 Knute Rockne, football player/coach (Notre Dame)
03/04/1889 Pearl White [Victoria], US actress/stunt woman (Perils of Pauline)
03/04/1891 Dazzy Vance, hall of fame pitcher (led NL in strike-outs 7-yrs)
03/04/1897 Francis 'Lefty' O'Doul, baseball player/organized Japanese baseball
03/04/1900 Roberto Soundy, El Salvador, trap shooter (Olympic-1968)
03/04/1901 Charles H Goren, bridge master
03/04/1904 George Gamow, nuclear physicist/cosmologist/writer (1, 2, 3...ì)
03/04/1905 Lili Kr…us, Budapest Hungary, pianist (Austrian Cross of Honor 1978)

03/04/1907 Edgar Barrier, actor (Cobra Woman, Macbeth, Rocky, Cornered)
03/04/1908 Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [OS]
03/04/1909 Harry Helmsley, NYC, billionaire builder (Empire State Building)
03/04/1910 Tancredo Neves, president of Civil rights activist
03/04/1912 Afro, [Basaldella], Italian painter
03/04/1912 John Garfield, actor (Air Force, Destination: Tokyo, Juarez)
03/04/1915 Carlos Surinach, composer
03/04/1915 Eunice Catunda, composer
03/04/1915 Petrus de Jong, Dutch premier (KVP, 1967-71)
03/04/1916 Giorgio Bassani, Italian writer (Botteghe oscure)
03/04/1916 Hans Eysenck, psychologist
03/04/1918 Margaret Osborne DuPont, Joseph Oregon, tennis pro (US Open 1948-50)

03/04/1921 Halim El-Dabh, composer
03/04/1921 Joan Greenwood, London, actress/director (Amorous Mr Prawn)
03/04/1923 Patrick Moore, England, astronomer/writer (A-Z of Astronomy)
03/04/1923 Piero J d'Inzeo, France, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-gold-1952, 64

03/04/1927 Robert Di Domenica, composer
03/04/1927 Thayer David, actor (Eiger Sanction, Rocky, Nero Wolfe, Savages)
03/04/1928 Alan Sillitoe, Brit, writer (Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner)

03/04/1928 Samuel Adler, composer
03/04/1929 Bernard Haitink, Amsterdam Neth, conductor (London Phil Orch 1969-78

03/04/1929 Josep Mestres-Quadreny, composer
03/04/1931 Gennady Rozhdestvensky, composer
03/04/1931 Han Jansen, painter
03/04/1932 Guido Baggiani, composer
03/04/1932 Hessel Rienks, economist/Dutch 2nd chamber member (PvdA)
03/04/1932 Miriam Makeba, South Africa, singer (Grammy 1965)
03/04/1933 Ann Burton, [Anna Rafalowicz], singer
03/04/1934 Barbara McNair, Racine Wisc, singer/actress (Barbara McNair Show)
03/04/1934 Jane van Lawick-Goodall, ethologist/chimp expert (1974 Walker Prize)

03/04/1934 Mario Davidovsky, Buenos Aires Argentinia, composer (Synchronisms)
03/04/1936 Aribert Reimann, composer
03/04/1936 Jim Clark, race car driver (Indianapolis 500)
03/04/1937 Graham Dowling, cricketeer (New Zealand)
03/04/1939 Paula Prentiss [Ragusa], San Ant Tx, actress (Parallax View, He & Sh

03/04/1940 Kas Garas, Kaunas Lithuania, actor (Hamlyn-Strange Report)
03/04/1941 Adrian Lyne, director (Fatal Attraction, 9« Weeks, Jacob's Ladder)
03/04/1941 John Hancock, actor (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)
03/04/1943 Zoltan Jeney, composer
03/04/1944 Bobby Womack, Cleve, R&B singer/guitarist (Woman's Got to Have It)
03/04/1945 Dieter Meier, Swiss singer/children book writer (Yello)
03/04/1945 Jaime Tirelli, NYC, actor (Orlando Lopez-Ball Four)
03/04/1946 Harvey Goldsmith, impresario
03/04/1946 Ralph Kirshbaum, cellist
03/04/1948 Billy Gibbons, rocker (ZZ Top-She Got Lets, Fandango)
03/04/1948 Chris Squire, London, rock bassist (Yes-Fish Out of Water)
03/04/1948 Shakin' Stevens, [Mike Barrett], rocker (You Drive Me Crazy)
03/04/1950 Emilio Estefan, Cuba, rocker (Miami Sound Machine-1 2 3)
03/04/1950 Kenny Dalglish, soccer manager
03/04/1950 Rafael Canizares Poey, Alacs Mtnzs Cuba, basketballer (Oly-bronze-72

03/04/1951 Chris Rea, English rock guitarist (Fool If You Think It Is Over)
03/04/1952 Ron Moss, actor (Hot Child in the City, Hard Ticket to Hawaii)
03/04/1953 Christopher H Smith, (Rep-R-NJ, 1981- )
03/04/1953 Kay Lenz, LA Calif, actress (Moving Violations, Rich Man Poor Man)
03/04/1954 Catherine O'Hara, Toronto Ont, comedienne (Beetlejuice, SCTV)
03/04/1955 Benny Alexander, sec-gen (S Afr Pan-Africanist Movement)
03/04/1959 Kelly Lynch, Golden Walley Minn, actress (Warm Summer Rain)
03/04/1960 Russell Todd, Troy NY, actor (Dr Jamie Frame-Another World)
03/04/1961 Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini, boxer (killed a boxer in the ring)
03/04/1963 Jason Newstedt, US heavy-metal bassist (Metallica-Kill 'em all)
03/04/1963 MDV, [Michiel de Vos], pop bassist (Burma Shave-Stash)
03/04/1964 Emilia Eberle, Romania, gymnist, scored a perfect 10 in olympics
03/04/1965 Dana Brown, Memphis Tenn, Miss Tenn-America (1991) (3rd)
03/04/1968 Patsy Kensit, London, rocker/actress (Lethal Weapon 2, 21, Hanover S

03/04/1969 Chastity Bono, daughter of Sonny & Cher/singer
03/04/1972 Sherida Pawiroredjo, Suriname Miss Indra Maju (1993)


Deaths:

03/04/1172 Stephan III, King of Hungary (1162-72), dies
03/04/1484 Kazimierz, the Saint, Polish ruler/saint, dies
03/04/1615 Hans von Aachen, German painter, dies
03/04/1617 Arcangelo Crivelli, composer, dies at 70
03/04/1793 Isaac Ouwater, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist, dies at 44
03/04/1794 Henri D count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist Army leader, dies

03/04/1831 Georg Michael Telemann, composer, dies at 82
03/04/1839 Ignace Antoine Ladurner, composer, dies at 72
03/04/1851 Michael Henkel, composer, dies at 71
03/04/1864 Thomas Starr King, Unitarian clergyman (Christianity & Humanity)
03/04/1866 Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77

03/04/1876 Alfred Holmes, composer, dies at 38
03/04/1883 Alexander H Stephens, VP Confederate States, dies
03/04/1888 Amos Bronson Alcott, US theory/poet (Table Talk), dies at 88
03/04/1903 Joseph H Shorthouse, English writer (John Inglesant), dies
03/04/1916 Franz Marc, German painter/co-founder (Verdun), dies at 36
03/04/1918 Eugene D'Harcourt, composer, dies at 58
03/04/1922 Bert Williams, famous black, dies at 46, in NYC
03/04/1925 Moritz Moszkowski, composer, dies at 70
03/04/1933 Willie Walker, US jazz singer/guitarist (Dupree Blues), dies at 36
03/04/1936 Ruben Mattias Liljefors, composer, dies at 64
03/04/1941 Edoardo Mascheroni, composer, dies at 81
03/04/1942 Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer, dies at 62
03/04/1943 Nikolaos 'Sokrates' Politis, Greek diplomat/foreign minister, dies
03/04/1943 Pieter C Boutens, poet, dies
03/04/1948 Antonin Artaud, French poet/actor (Napoleon), dies at 51
03/04/1948 Elsa Br„ndstr”m, [Angel of Siberia], Swedish philanthropist, dies
03/04/1953 Sergei S Prokoviev, Russian composer (Peter & the wolf), dies at 61
03/04/1954 Georg Gohler, composer, dies at 80
03/04/1954 Noel Gay, composer, dies at 55
03/04/1958 Albert Kuyle, [Louis Kuitenbrouwer], writer (Jesus' Carpet), dies
03/04/1960 Leonard Warren, US baritone, dies on stage at 48
03/04/1962 Cairine R Wilson, 1st Canadian female senator (appointed) dies at 77

03/04/1963 William Carlos Williams, US physician/poet, dies at 79
03/04/1966 Janis Medins, composer, dies at 75
03/04/1968 Alexandre Cellier, composer, dies at 85
03/04/1974 Adolph Gottlieb, US painter, dies at 71
03/04/1981 Torin Thatcher, actor (Houdini, Isranbul, Lady Godiva), dies
03/04/1983 Herg‚, [Georges R‚mi], Belgian cartoonist (Kuifje), dies
03/04/1984 Shalva Mikhaylovich Mshvelidze, composer, dies at 79
03/04/1986 Henri Handsome, journalist/writer, dies at 75
03/04/1986 Richard Manuel, rock vocalist/pianist (Band), commits suicide at 40
03/04/1991 Vance Colvig, actor, dies
03/04/1992 Arthur Babbitt, animator (Mr Magoo, Goofy), die at 84 of heart failu

03/04/1992 C Meijer, editor in chief (Typhoon), dies
03/04/1992 Christian K Nelson, inventor (Eskimo Pie), dies at 98
03/04/1992 Mary Osborne, jazz guitarist, dies at 70 of liver cancer
03/04/1992 Nestor Almendros, Spanish/US cameraman (Kramer vs Kramer), dies at 6

03/04/1993 Art Hodes, Russ/US jazz/blues pianist/editor (Jazz Record), dies
03/04/1993 Richard Sale, writer/director (Oscar, Torpedo Run), dies
03/04/1994 Guus Verstraete Sr, actor/director (Twee Druppels Waters), dies at 7

03/04/1994 John Candy, actor (Uncle Buck), dies at 43 from a heart attack


Significant Events:

03/04/1152 Frederik I Barbarossa elected Roman-German king
03/04/1461 Edward IV recognized as king of England
03/04/1570 King Philip II bans foreign Dutch students
03/04/1621 Jacarta, Java renamed Batavia
03/04/1634 Samuel Cole opens 1st tavern in Boston, Massachusetts
03/04/1665 English king Charles II declares war on Netherlands
03/04/1675 John Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of England
03/04/1681 King Charles II grants William Penn royal charter for Penn
03/04/1699 Jews are expelled from Lubeck Germany
03/04/1741 English fleet under admiral Ogle reaches Cartagena
03/04/1774 1st sighting of Orion nebula (William Herschel)
03/04/1789 1st Congress declares constitution in effect (9 senators, 13 reps)
03/04/1791 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office
03/04/1791 Pres Washington calls the US Senate into its 1st special session
03/04/1791 Vermont admitted as 14th state (1st addition to the 13 colonies)
03/04/1792 Oranges introduced to Hawaii
03/04/1793 French troops conquer Geertruidenberg
03/04/1793 Washington's 2nd inauguration, shortest speech (133 words)
03/04/1798 Catholic women force to do penance for kindling sabbath fire for Jew

03/04/1801 1st president inaugurated in Washington DC (Thomas Jefferson)
03/04/1809 Madison becomes 1st president inaugurated in American-made clothes
03/04/1826 1st US RR chartered, Granite Railway in Quincy, Mass
03/04/1829 Unruly crowd mobs White House during Pres Jackson inaugural ball
03/04/1835 HMS Beagle moves into Bay of Concepci¢n
03/04/1837 Weekly Advocate changes its name to the Colored American
03/04/1841 Longest inauguration speech (8,443 words), William Henry Harrison
03/04/1849 US had no president, Polks term ends on a Sunday, Taylor couldn't
03/04/1849 be sworn-in, Sen David Atchison (pres pro tem) term ended Mar 3rd
03/04/1853 William Rufus de Vane King (D) sworn in as 13th US VP
03/04/1861 Asteroid 64, Angelina discovered
03/04/1861 Confederate States adopt 'Stars & Bars' flag
03/04/1861 E W Tempel discovers asteroid #64 Angelina
03/04/1861 Lincoln's innauguration; 1st time US has 5 former presidents
03/04/1861 Pres Lincoln opens Govt Printing Office
03/04/1863 Battle of Thompson's Station, TN
03/04/1863 Territory of Idaho established
03/04/1865 Confederate congress approves final design of 'official flag'
03/04/1869 Ulysses Grant inaugurated as US president
03/04/1876 US Congress ends 'impeachment' of Minister of War Belknap
03/04/1880 NY Daily Graphic publishes 1st half-tone engraving, by S H Horgan
03/04/1881 California becomes 1st state to pass plant quarantine legislation
03/04/1881 Holmes & Watson begin 'A Study in Scarlet', 1st case together
03/04/1881 James A Garfield inaugurated as US president
03/04/1885 Grover Cleveland becomes 1st Democratic president since Civil War
03/04/1889 Benjamin Harrison inaugurated as US, president
03/04/1892 M Wolf discovers asteroid #325 Heidelberga
03/04/1893 Grover Cleveland (D) becomes 22nd US president (2nd term)
03/04/1894 Great fire in Shanghai; over 1,000 buildings destroyed
03/04/1895 Premeir of Gustav Mahlers 2nd Symphony (Berlin)
03/04/1897 William McKinley inaugurated as 25th president of US
03/04/1901 1st advanced copy of inaugural speech (Jefferson-Natl Intelligencer)

03/04/1901 Term of George H White, last of post-Reconstruction congressmen, end

03/04/1901 US president William McKinley inaugurated for 2nd term of office
03/04/1902 American Automobile Association opens
03/04/1902 M Wolf discovers asteroid #483 Seppina
03/04/1906 M Wolf discovers asteroid #590 Tomyris
03/04/1907 A Kopff discovers asteroid #627 Charis
03/04/1908 Collingwood Ohio school catches fire; 180 die
03/04/1909 President Taft sworn-in during 10' snowstorm
03/04/1909 US prohibits interstate transportation of game birds
03/04/1911 Victor Berger (Wisc) becomes 1st socialist congressman in US
03/04/1913 1st US law regulating the shooting of migratory birds passed
03/04/1913 Dept of Commerce & Labor split into separate departments
03/04/1917 Jeannette Rankin (Rep-R-Mont) becomes 1st female member of Congress
03/04/1918 Terek Autonomous Republic established in RSFSR (until 1921)
03/04/1920 Last day of Julian civil calendar in Greece
03/04/1921 Hot Springs National Park created in Arkansas
03/04/1923 Lenin's last article in Pravda about Red bureaucracy
03/04/1925 Pres Coolidge's inauguration broadcast live on 21 radio stations
03/04/1925 Swain's I (near American Samoa) annexed by US
03/04/1926 De Geer govt in Netherlands takes office
03/04/1928 'Bunion Run' race from LA to NYC begins; It is won by Andy Payne
03/04/1929 Charles Curtis (R-Kans) becomes 1st native American VP
03/04/1929 Inauguration of President Herbert Hoover
03/04/1930 Emma Fahning bowls 1st sanctioned 300 game by a woman
03/04/1930 Mrs Charles Fahning is 1st woman to bowl a santioned perfect game
03/04/1932 H E Wood discovers asteroid #1241 Dysona
03/04/1933 Chancellor Dollfuss disolves Austrian parliament
03/04/1933 FDR inaugurated, says 'We have nothing to fear but fear itself'
03/04/1933 Frances Perkins becomes sec of labor, 1st US woman cabinet member
03/04/1934 Easter Cross on Mt Davidson (SF) dedicated
03/04/1936 1st flight of airship Hindenburg, Germany
03/04/1937 L Boyer discovers asteroids #1415 Malautra & #1416 Renauxa
03/04/1941 18 Geuzen resistance fighter sentenced to death in The Hague
03/04/1941 NHL Chicago goalee Samuel LoPresti stops record 80 of 83 Boston shot

03/04/1944 Anti-Germany strikes in North Italy
03/04/1945 Finland declares war on nazi-Germany
03/04/1947 WWJ (now WDIV) TV channel 4 in Detroit, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting

03/04/1949 Andrei Vishinsky succeeds Molotov as Soviet Foreign minister
03/04/1949 Piet Van de Pol of Neth becomes world champion billiard player
03/04/1949 Security Council of UN recommends membership for Israel
03/04/1954 1st black US sub-cabinet member appointed-JE Wilkins
03/04/1955 1st radio facsimile transmission sent across the continent
03/04/1959 US Pioneer IV misses Moon & becomes 2nd (US 1st) artifical planet
03/04/1960 French freighter 'La Coubre' explodes in Havana Cuba, killing 100
03/04/1960 Lucille Ball files divorce from Desi Arnaz
03/04/1961 Paul-Henri Spaak resigns as sec-gen of NATO
03/04/1966 Canadian Pacific airliner explodes on landing at Tokyo, 64 die
03/04/1966 John Lennon, says 'We (Beatles) are more popular than Jesus'
03/04/1968 Joe Frazier defeats Buster Mathis for heavyweight boxing championshi

03/04/1968 Martin Luther King Jr announces plans for Poor People's Campaign
03/04/1968 Orbiting Geophysical Observatory 5 launched
03/04/1970 French submarine 'Eurydice' explodes
03/04/1970 Jacksonville is 1st college basketball team to avg 100+ pts per game

03/04/1970 NY Rangers set then NHL record of 126 games without being shut-out
03/04/1971 'Stadscommando' kidnaps 4 US military men at Ankara, Turkey
03/04/1972 Keller skates world record 1000m (1:18.5)
03/04/1972 Libya & USSR signs cooperation treaty
03/04/1974 Harold Wilson becomes British premier
03/04/1976 John Pezzin bowls 33 consecutive strikes at Toledo, Ohio
03/04/1977 1st CRAY 1 supercomputer shipped, to Los Alamos Laboratories, NM
03/04/1977 Earthquake in Romania, kills 1500
03/04/1978 Chicago Daily News, founded in 1875, publishes last issue
03/04/1979 200th episode of 'All in the Family'
03/04/1979 US Voyager I photo reveals Jupiter's rings
03/04/1980 40th hat trick in Islander history-Mike Bossy
03/04/1980 Robert Mugabes (ZANU-PF) wins parliamentary election in Zimbabwe
03/04/1981 H Debehogne discovers asteroids #2765 & #3705
03/04/1982 2nd double hat trick in Islander history-Bossy & D Potvin
03/04/1982 NASA launches Intelsat V
03/04/1985 STS 51-E vehicle rolls back to Vandenberg AFB; mission cancelled
03/04/1986 C Shoemaker & E Shoemake discovers asteroid #3554 Amun
03/04/1989 Actress Phoebe Cates marries actor Kevin Kline
03/04/1989 Eastern Airlines machinists strike
03/04/1989 Javier Sotomayor high jumps indoor world record (2.43m)
03/04/1990 US 65th manned space mission STS 36 (Atlantis 6) returns from space
03/04/1991 Bank of Credit & Commerce Intl divests itself of 1st American Bank
03/04/1991 Iraq releases 6 US, 3 British & 1 Italian POW
03/04/1994 4 Arab terrorist founded guilty of bombing the World Trade Center
03/04/1994 STS-62 (Columbia) launches into orbit

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Robert,

Why are you sending these "This Day In History" messages to alt.bbs.wildcat?

They don't have anything specific to do with BBSes nor the Wildcat BBS.

Please stop spaming unrelated messages to the newsgroup.



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Births:

03/07/1543 Johan Casimir, count of Rhine (occupied Gent)
03/07/1574 John Wilbye, composer
03/07/1602 Kano Tanjoe, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
03/07/1621 Georg Neumark, composer
03/07/1663 Tomaso Antonio Vitali, composer
03/07/1682 Johan W van Ripperda, diplomat/baron/duke
03/07/1693 Clement XIII, [Carlo Rezzonico], Pope (1758-69)
03/07/1707 Stephen Hopkins, (Gov-RI) signed Decl of Ind
03/07/1715 Ewald Christian von Kleist, German lyric poet (Der Fr hling)
03/07/1731 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer
03/07/1762 Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company)
03/07/1765 Joseph Niepce, inventor (photography)
03/07/1769 Josef Alois Ladurner, composer
03/07/1773 Tommaso Marchesi, composer
03/07/1785 Alessandro Manzoni, Italy, poet/novelist (Betrothed)
03/07/1792 John Herschel, Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer
03/07/1797 Karl Schwencke, composer
03/07/1799 Frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech poet (national anthem, folk song)
03/07/1807 Franz Grave von Pocci, German poet/composer (Of the Alchemist)
03/07/1811 Christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer
03/07/1813 Judocus Smits, Catholic newspaper pioneer/founder (The Time)
03/07/1820 Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer
03/07/1822 Victor Masse, composer
03/07/1827 Henry DeLamar Clayton, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 188

03/07/1831 John Bratton, [Old Reliable], US physician/Confederate Brig Gen
03/07/1832 Orlando Metcalfe Poe, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
03/07/1837 Henry Draper, Virginia, astro-spectro-photographer (Moon, Jupiter)
03/07/1841 Olegario V¡ctor Andrade, Argentina, poet (El nido the c¢ndores)
03/07/1842 Anne CAI of Diest, Belgian physician/feminist
03/07/1844 Anthony Comstock, New Canaan Ct, anti-vice crusader/philatelist
03/07/1849 Luther Burbank, Lancaster, Mass, horticulturist
03/07/1850 Tom s G Masaryk, Czechoslovakia, Father/Pres of Czech (1918-35)
03/07/1856 Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)
03/07/1857 Julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927)
03/07/1858 Nikolai Artzibushev, composer
03/07/1869 Earnest J Cohen, chemist
03/07/1872 Piet Mondrian, Holland, abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie)
03/07/1872 Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer
03/07/1875 Maurice Joseph Ravel, Cibourne France, composer (Bol‚ro)
03/07/1875 Maurice Ravel, composer
03/07/1883 Carl Deis, composer
03/07/1887 Heino Eller, composer
03/07/1888 Alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45

03/07/1895 Juan Jose Castro, composer
03/07/1896 Erwin Bodky, composer
03/07/1898 John Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer
03/07/1900 [Albert] Carel Willink, painter (realism)
03/07/1902 Heinz R hmann, German actor (Der Hauptmann von K”penick)
03/07/1904 Ivar Ballangrud, Norway, Olympic speed skater (4 gold, 2 silver)
03/07/1904 Reinhard Heydrich, German protector (Bohemen/Moravia (Lidice))
03/07/1904 Willy Forst, Austria actor/director (Wiener Broke)
03/07/1906 Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer
03/07/1906 Hans Lachman, composer
03/07/1907 Juan Francisco Giacobbe, composer
03/07/1907 Mircea Eliade, religious historian (Le Yoga)
03/07/1908 Anna Magnani, Alexandria Egypt, actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle)
03/07/1908 Joop [Joseph] van Santen, Dutch 1st chamber member (CPN)
03/07/1908 Tomas de Manzarraga, composer
03/07/1911 Stefan Kisielewski, composer
03/07/1915 Jacques Chaban-Delmas, French politician
03/07/1917 Davis Roberts, Mobile Ala, actor (Mr Johnson-Boone)
03/07/1917 Robert Erickson, composer
03/07/1924 Kobo Abe, Japan, playwright (Woman, the Dunes)
03/07/1930 Anthony Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon, photographer
03/07/1930 James Broderick, Charleston NH, actor (Brenner-Brenner, Doug-Family)

03/07/1931 Cornelis T 'Cor' van de Molen, director Social Businesses of Press
03/07/1931 Donald Barthelme, US, writer (Snow White)
03/07/1934 Willard Scott, weather forecaster (Today Show)
03/07/1936 Georges Perec, French writer
03/07/1937 Don Bonker, (Rep-D-WA, 1975- )
03/07/1938 Homero Blancas, golfer (1965 Rookie of the Year)
03/07/1938 Janet Guthrie, race car driver, 1st woman to race in Indie 500
03/07/1939 Marion Marlowe, St Louis Mo, singer (Arthur Godfrey & Friends)
03/07/1940 Daniel J Travanti, Kenosha Wisc, actor (Frank Furillo-Hill St Blues)

03/07/1940 Rudi [Rudolf] Dutschke, German student leader
03/07/1940 Viktor Petrovich Savinykh, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-4)
03/07/1942 Michael Eisner, Mt Kisko NY, CEO (Walt Disney)
03/07/1942 Paul Preuss, US, sci-fi author (Medusa Encounter, Starfire)
03/07/1942 Tammy Faye Bakker, gospel singer/wife of Jim Baker (PTL)
03/07/1942 Tommy F Robinson, (Rep-D-AR, 1985- )
03/07/1943 Chris White, rock bassist (Zombies-Never Even Thought)
03/07/1944 Elton Gallegly, (Rep-R-California)
03/07/1945 Arthur Lee, rocker (Vindicator)
03/07/1945 John Heard, actor (Cat People, Cutter's Way, CHUD)
03/07/1946 Peter Wolf, rock singer (J Giels Band-Centerfold, Freeze Frame)
03/07/1947 Donna Loren, Boston Mass, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo)
03/07/1947 Lewis J Stadlen, Bkln NY, actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City)
03/07/1950 Franco Harris, NFL fullback (Pitts Steelers)
03/07/1952 Ernie Isley, US guitarist (It's Your Thing, Heat is On)
03/07/1952 Lynn Swann, NFL receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)/sportscaster
03/07/1954 Matt Frenette, rocker (Loverboy)
03/07/1960 Ivan Lendl, Czechoslovakia, tennis pro (US Open 1985-87)
03/07/1961 Mary Beth Evans, Pasadena Calif, actress (Kayla-Days of our Lives)
03/07/1962 Taylor Dane, Long Island NY, rocker (I'll Always Love You)


Deaths:

03/07/ 161 Antoninus Pius, [Titus Aurelius], emperor of Rome (138-61), dies at

03/07/ 322 -BC- Aristotle, Greek philosopher, dies
03/07/1040 Harold I, King of England (1035-40), dies
03/07/1111 Bohemund I van Tarente, French ruler of Antioch, dies
03/07/1274 Thomas Aquinas, Italian thelogian/saint, dies at 48
03/07/1305 Gwijde van Dampierre, count of Flanders/count of Namen, dies at 78
03/07/1724 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68

03/07/1737 Guido Starhemberg, Austrian earl/field marshal, dies at 79
03/07/1750 Cornelis Consolation, portrait (It Beslikte Zwaentje), dies at 52
03/07/1761 Antonio Palella, composer, dies at 68
03/07/1802 Johann Georg Witthauer, composer, dies at 50
03/07/1804 John Wedgwood, founder (Royal Horticulture Society), dies
03/07/1809 Johann G Albrechtsberger, Austrian composer, dies at 73
03/07/1810 Albertus H Wiese, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at about 48
03/07/1842 Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61
03/07/1862 Ben McCulloch, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 50
03/07/1862 John Baillie McIntosh, US general-major (Union Army), dies at 32
03/07/1907 Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, composer, dies at 64
03/07/1911 Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il Santo, Leila), dies
03/07/1926 Jindrich Z Albestu Kaan, composer, dies at 73
03/07/1931 Akseli V Gallen-Kallela, Finnish painter/illustrator, dies at 65
03/07/1931 Theo of Doesburg, [Christian EM Kupper], painter/architect, dies
03/07/1932 Aristide Briand, 11 x premier of France (Nobel 1926), dies at 69
03/07/1939 Amadeo Roldan, composer, dies at 39
03/07/1941 Arnold Schering, German musicologist, dies at 63
03/07/1945 Adolf Bartels, German writer, dies
03/07/1951 Ali Razmara, Shah of Iran (1950-51), assassinated
03/07/1951 Ivor Novello, British writer (Keep the Home Fires Burning), dies
03/07/1959 Arthur C Pigou, English economist (Economics of Welfare), dies
03/07/1959 Hinsdale Smith, developer of roll-down auto windows dies at 88
03/07/1961 Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter, dies at 42
03/07/1961 Max Hymans, WW II resistance fighter/Head of Air France dies at 60
03/07/1964 Franz Alexander, Hungarian/US psycho analyst, dies at 73
03/07/1973 Andr‚ de Meulemaster, Belgian WW I pilot [Arend van Vlanderen], dies

03/07/1975 Ben Blue, actor (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show), dies at 73
03/07/1976 Erwin Kroll, composer, dies at 90
03/07/1979 Guiomar Novaes, pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit), dies at 84
03/07/1979 Klaus Egge, composer, dies at 72
03/07/1981 John Gnagy, artist (Learn to Draw), dies at 73
03/07/1981 Kirill Petrovich Kondrashin, Russian conductor/composer, dies at 67
03/07/1982 Charles Borromeo Mills, composer, dies at 68
03/07/1983 Igor Markevich, composer, dies at 70
03/07/1983 Robert Bray, actor (Corey-Lassie, Simon-Stagecoach West), dies at 65

03/07/1985 George Schick, conductor (Chicago Symphony), dies at 76
03/07/1985 Robert W Woodruff, CEO (Coca-Cola), dies at 95
03/07/1985 Victor W Farris, inventor of paper milk carton, etc, dies
03/07/1986 Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY), dies in Palm Beach, Fla at 81
03/07/1988 Robert Livingston, actor (Lone Ranger), dies at 83 of emphysema
03/07/1990 Max Neuhaus, composer, dies at 50
03/07/1993 Arnold Franchetti, Ital/US composer, dies


Significant Events:

03/07/1138 Conrad III becomes German king
03/07/1560 Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, N Africa
03/07/1621 John Pieterszoon Coens troops land on Lontor, East-Indies
03/07/1633 Prince Frederik Henry appointed himself viceroy of Limburg
03/07/1644 Massachusetts establishes 1st 2-chamber legislature in colonies
03/07/1719 Amsterdams master builder Steven J Vennekool buried
03/07/1774 British close port of Boston to all commerce
03/07/1778 Capt James Cook 1st sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay
03/07/1801 Massachusetts enacts 1st state voter registration law
03/07/1808 Portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro
03/07/1835 HMS Beagle sails from Valparaiso to Concepci¢n
03/07/1843 1st Catholic governor in US, Edward Kavanagh of Maine, takes office
03/07/1847 US General Scott occupies Vera Cruz Mexico
03/07/1848 In Hawaii, Great Mahele (division of lands) signed
03/07/1850 Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850
03/07/1851 Poll tax levied on Russo-Polish Jews entering Austrian Galicia ends
03/07/1852 Dutch telegraph worker law established
03/07/1854 Charles Miller patents 1st US sewing machine to stitch buttonholes
03/07/1862 Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Day 2, Gens McCulloch & McIntosh killed
03/07/1865 -10] Battles round Kinston NC
03/07/1870 Cin Red Stockings, 1st pro BB team, begin 8-mo tour of Midwest & Eas

03/07/1872 -8øF in Boston, MA
03/07/1876 Alexander Graham Bell patents telephone
03/07/1894 A Charlois discovers asteroid #388 Charybdis
03/07/1900 Battle at Poplar Brutal
03/07/1902 Boers beat British troop in Two Bush, Transvaal
03/07/1906 Finnish Senate agrees for general voting right, except for poor
03/07/1907 Kopff discovers asteroid 628 Christine, 629 Bernardina & 630 Euphemi

03/07/1908 Cincinnati mayor says woman aren't physically fit to operate an auto

03/07/1911 US sent 20,000 troops to Mexican border
03/07/1911 Willis Farnsworth, Petaluma, CA, patents coin-operated locker
03/07/1912 Roald Amundsen announces discovery of the South Pole
03/07/1913 J H Metcalf discovers asteroid #747 Winchester
03/07/1914 Prince Wilhelm von Wied becomes King of Albania
03/07/1921 Red Army under Trotsky attack sailors of Kronstadt
03/07/1926 1st transatlantic telephone call (London-NY)
03/07/1927 Earthquake measuring 8 on Richter scale strikes Tango, Japan
03/07/1930 Georgetown High of Chicago defeats Homer 1-0 in basketball
03/07/1932 Irregularities in Ford-factory Dearborn, Michigan, kill 4
03/07/1933 Game of 'Monopoly' invented
03/07/1934 L Boyer discovers asteroid #1301 Yvonne
03/07/1935 Saar incorporated into Germany
03/07/1936 Hitler breaks Treaty of Versailles, sends troops to Rhineland
03/07/1937 Bucharin, Jagoda & Rykov pushed out of CPSU in USSR
03/07/1939 Glamour magazine begins publishing
03/07/1940 Mont Canadiens lose record tying NHL 15th straight game at home
03/07/1940 Ray Steele beats B Nagurski in St Louis, to become wrestling champ
03/07/1941 3rd largest snowfall in NYC history (18.1')
03/07/1941 50,000 British soldiers lands in Greece
03/07/1941 British troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
03/07/1942 1st cadets graduated from flying school at Tuskegee
03/07/1943 S Arend discovers asteroid #1563 Noel
03/07/1944 Japans begins offensive in Burma
03/07/1945 Cologne taken by allied armies
03/07/1945 During WW II, US crosses Rhine River
03/07/1945 US 9th Pantzer division attacks Remagen on the Rhine
03/07/1948 C A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1863 Antinous
03/07/1949 L Boyer discovers asteroid #1597 Laugier
03/07/1950 Dick Button wins 3rd consecutive world figure skating championship
03/07/1951 Ezzard Charles wins 15-round HW decision against Jersey Joe Walcott
03/07/1954 Russia wins title in their 1st international ice hockey competiton
03/07/1955 Baseball com Ford Frick says he favors legalization of spitter
03/07/1955 Mary Martin as 'Peter Pan' televised
03/07/1958 Chicago Cardinals announce they will play their 1958 opener in Buffa

03/07/1959 1st aviator to fly a million miles (1.61 M km) in a jet (MC Garlow)
03/07/1960 Builders strike for CLA
03/07/1962 Launch of OSO 1, 1st astronomy satellite (solar flare data)
03/07/1965 Alabama state troopers & 600 black protestors clash in Selma
03/07/1965 Christian-democrats win parliament in Chile
03/07/1970 WXOW TV channel 19 in La Crosse, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting
03/07/1971 Egypt refuses to renew the Suez ceasefire
03/07/1973 Comet (Lubos) Kohoutek discovered at Hamburg Observatory
03/07/1973 Sheik Mujib ur-Rahmans Awami League wins election in Bangladesh
03/07/1974 'Monitor' (US Civil War Ship) restored at Cape Hatteras NC
03/07/1974 1st general striking in Ethiopia
03/07/1975 Senate revises filibuster rule, allows 60 senators to limit debate
03/07/1976 Morocco & Mauretania break diplomatic relations with Algeria
03/07/1977 Ali Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party wins elections
03/07/1977 Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin meets Pres Carter
03/07/1978 Belgium baron Charles Brought kidnap
03/07/1978 Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 5th penalty shot against Islanders
03/07/1978 Dutch 2nd Chamber votes against neutron bomb
03/07/1981 1st homicide at Disneyland, 18 year old is stabbed to death
03/07/1982 Jarmilla Kratochvilova run world record 400 m indoor (49.59 sec)
03/07/1985 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.1 (update) released
03/07/1986 M Inoue & O Muramatsu discovers asteroid #3432 Kobuchizawa
03/07/1986 South-Africa emergency crisis disbands Brabant & Limburg
03/07/1986 Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 136th assist
03/07/1987 Mike Tyson beats Bonecrusher Smith to win the WBA heavyweight title
03/07/1988 Jim Abbott, 1-handed pitcher, wins 58th James E Sullivan Award
03/07/1989 Iran drops diplomatic relations with Gr Britain over Rushdie
03/07/1989 Partial eclipse of the Sun (Hawaii, NW North America, Greenland)
03/07/1990 H Wayne Huizenga buys « Joe Robbie Stadium & 15% of Dolphins for $30

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Births:

03/08/1075 Aboe 'l-Kasim Mahmoed ibn Omar al-Zapowersjari, Arab theologist
03/08/1495 Juan de Dios, Port/Sp saint (Brother of Barmhartigheid)
03/08/1607 Johann Rist, composer
03/08/1714 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, German composer, son of JS Bach
03/08/1743 Bendix Friedrich Zinck, composer
03/08/1748 Willem V Batavus, prince of Orange-Nassau
03/08/1778 Friedrich August Kanne, composer
03/08/1783 Gottfied Wilhelm Fink, composer
03/08/1783 Hannah Hoes Van Buren, NY, wife of pres Martin (1837-41) (died 1819)

03/08/1787 Karl Ferdinand von Grafe, help create modern plastic surgery
03/08/1799 Simon Cameron, Secy War (Union), died in 1889
03/08/1825 George William Martin, composer
03/08/1836 Matthew Calbraith Butler, Major General (Confederate Army)
03/08/1840 Franco Faccio, composer
03/08/1841 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mass, 59th Supreme Court justice (1902-32)
03/08/1843 Per Jonas Fredrik Vilhelm Svedbom, composer
03/08/1847 Karl von Bach, German engineer (Maschinenelemente)
03/08/1853 Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, Flemish composer (Parisina)
03/08/1857 Ruggero Leoncavallo, composer
03/08/1859 Kenneth Grahame, author (Wind, Willows)
03/08/1859 Otto Taubmann, composer
03/08/1862 Joseph Lee, helped develop playgrounds
03/08/1865 Frederick William Goudy, US, printer/type designer
03/08/1872 Paul Juon, Russian/Swiss violinist/composer
03/08/1876 Franco Alfano, Italian opera composer (Il dottore Antonio)
03/08/1879 Otto Hahn, German physicist/chemist (Nobel 44, radiothorium/actinium

03/08/1883 Manuel Gomez Carillo, composer
03/08/1886 Anton Portielje, inspector of Arts/radio host
03/08/1886 Edward Kendall, chemist, isolated cortisone (Nobel 1950)
03/08/1888 Stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste)
03/08/1889 Oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business)
03/08/1891 Sam Jaffe, NYC, actor (Gunga Din, Dr Zorba-Ben Casey)
03/08/1892 M ty s R kosi, Hungarian party leader/premier (1952-53)
03/08/1894 W„in” V Aaltonen, Finnish sculptor
03/08/1898 Louise Beavers, Cin Ohio, actress (Beulah-Beulah, Made for each othe

03/08/1898 Theophilus E D”nges, South Afr minister of Internal Affairs
03/08/1899 Eric Linklater, Scotland, novelist/poet (Blue Swallows)
03/08/1909 Anthony Donato, composer
03/08/1909 Claire Trevor, actress (Murder My Sweet, Marjorie Morningstar)
03/08/1911 Alan Hovhaness, Somerville Mass, composer (Lousadzak, Ukiyo)
03/08/1917 A Marja, [ATE Mooy], wrtier (Snippers on the River)
03/08/1918 Alan Hale [MacKahan] Jr, LA Calif, actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island)

03/08/1921 Cyd Charisse, [Tula Finklea], Amarillo Tx, dancer/actress (East Side

03/08/1922 Carl Furillo, Brooklyn Dodger (NL Batting Champ 1953)
03/08/1923 Sembene Ousmane, Senegalese author/novelist/director (Doctor Noir)
03/08/1924 Sean McClory, Dublin Ireland, actor (Jack-Californians, My Chauffeur

03/08/1925 Darwin Horacio Vargas-Wallis, composer
03/08/1925 Petrus Steenkamp, Dutch politician (KVP/CDA)
03/08/1927 Jaromir Podesva, composer
03/08/1927 Joseph Berg, composer
03/08/1928 Frank Michael Beyer, composer
03/08/1928 Judy Johnson, Norfolk Va, singer (Your Show of Shows)
03/08/1934 Christian Wolff, composer
03/08/1934 Ron Taylor, Sydney Australia, cinematographer (Those Amazing Animals

03/08/1936 Gabor Szabo, Hungarian jazz pianist (Perfect Circle)
03/08/1936 Sue Ane Langdon, Paterson NJ, actress (Bachelor Father, Arnie)
03/08/1937 Juvenal Hayarimana, president of Rwanda (1973- )
03/08/1937 Raynoma Gordy, [Mayberry], US orchestra leader (Rayber Voices)
03/08/1938 Lew DeWitt, Va, country singer (Statler Brothers-Flowers on the Wall

03/08/1939 George William Reed, astronomy writer/cartoonist (Dark Sky Legacy)
03/08/1939 Jim Bouton, Newark NJ, pitcher (NY Yankees)/author (Ball Four)
03/08/1939 Lydia Skoblikova, USSR, speed skater (Olympics-6 gold-1960, 64)
03/08/1939 Mike Lowry, (Rep-D-WA, 1979- )
03/08/1939 Robert Tear, Barry Wales, tenor (Welsh Natl Opera 1970)
03/08/1939 Yannis Vlachopoulos, composer
03/08/194- Alan Sues, Ross Calif, comedian (Laugh-In)
03/08/1940 Leslie Isben Rogge, one of FBI's most wanted
03/08/1940 Susan Clark, Sarnia Ontario, actress (Night Moves, Webster)
03/08/1940 Theo Laseroms, [The Tank], soccer player (Feyenoord)
03/08/1941 Ivana Loudova, composer
03/08/1941 Yvar Emilian Mikhashoff, composer
03/08/1942 Ann Packer-Brightwell, England, 400m/800m runner (Oly-gold-1964)
03/08/1942 Ralph Ellis, England, rhythm (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
03/08/1942 [Dick] Richie Allen, baseball player (AL MVP 1972)
03/08/1943 Lynn Redgrave, London, actress (Georgie Girl)/Weight-Watcher
03/08/1944 Carole Bayer Sager, NY, aka Mrs Burt Bachrach, singer
03/08/1945 Jim Chapman, (Rep-D-TX, 1985- )
03/08/1945 Mickey Dolenz, LA Calif, actor (Circus Boy)/singer (Monkees)
03/08/1946 Randy Meisner, rock bassist/vocalist (Poco, Eagles-Take it Easy)
03/08/1948 Peggy March, rock vocalist (I Will Follow Him)
03/08/1949 Charles Lismont, Belgian marathon runner (Olympic-silver-1972)
03/08/1952 Aleksandr A Volkov, Russia, col/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-8, T-14, TM-7)
03/08/1952 Vladimir Vladimirovich Vasjoetin, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-14)
03/08/1953 Jim Rice, Boston Red Sox outfielder (AL MVP 1978)
03/08/1953 Kathleen Ann Shower, Brookville Oh, Playmate of the Year (May, 1985)

03/08/1954 Cheryl Baker, rock vocalist (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies)
03/08/1954 David Wilkie, England, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1976)
03/08/1954 Karl Schnabl, 90m ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
03/08/1954 Marie-Th‚rŠse Nadig, Tanneboden Switz, skier (Olympic-2 gold-1972)
03/08/1958 Gary Numan, [Gary Webb] Hammersmith England, vocalist (Replicas)
03/08/1959 Aidan Quinn, Chicago, actor (All My Sons, Reckless, Stakeout)
03/08/1964 Peter 'Ged' Gill, drummer (Frankie Goes to Hollywood-2 Tribes)
03/08/1966 Holly Ann Salo, Keani Alaska, Miss Alaska-America (1991)
03/08/1966 Laura McCabe, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
03/08/1970 Rhett Harty, Pasedena CA, US soccer player (Olympic-92)


Deaths:

03/08/ 883 Albumasar, [Ahmad Aboe M Gafar al-Balkhi], Arabic astronomer, dies
03/08/1144 Celestine II, [Guido], Italian Pope (1143-44), dies in battle
03/08/1403 Bajezid I Jildirim, [Bliksemschicht], 4th sultan of Turkey, dies
03/08/1550 Juan de Dios, Port/Sp saint (Brothers of Barmhartigh), dies at 55
03/08/1638 Jacob C van Neck, admiral/mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 73
03/08/1640 Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50
03/08/1702 William III, King of England (1689-1702), dies at 51
03/08/1716 Harald Vallerius, composer, dies at 69
03/08/1720 Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53
03/08/1734 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer, dies at 33
03/08/1828 Johann Anton Sulzer, composer, dies at 75
03/08/1862 Adrien de La Fage, composer, dies at 56
03/08/1869 Hector Louis Berlioz, composer, dies at 65
03/08/1869 Louis H Berlioz, French composer (Symphony Fantastic), dies at 65
03/08/1874 Millard Fillmore, 13th president (1850-53), dies of at 74
03/08/1889 Jens/John Ericsson, Swed/US, engineer (fire extinguisher), dies at 8

03/08/1901 Karl Freiherr von Stumm-Halberg, German politician, dies at 64
03/08/1901 Peter Benoit, composer, dies at 66
03/08/1917 Ferdinand von Zeppelin, air pioneer, dies
03/08/1919 Auguste Tolbecque, composer, dies at 88
03/08/1920 Rafael Obligado, Argentine writer (Santos Vega), dies
03/08/1923 Johannes S van der Waals, physicist (Nobel 1910), dies
03/08/1930 William Howard Taft, 27th US pres (1909-13)/Chief Justice, dies at 7

03/08/1931 Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer, dies at 87
03/08/1932 John de Mere, lawyer/tutor of Queen Wilhelmina, dies at 84
03/08/1937 Albert Verwey, poet/literature historian (Motion), dies
03/08/1941 Jose Serrano Simeon, composer, dies at 67
03/08/1941 Sherwood Anderson, US writer/publisher (Winesburg Ohio), dies at 64
03/08/1945 HJ Jamin, resistance fighter, dies in Buchenwald
03/08/1950 Jaroslav Kocian, composer, dies at 67
03/08/1951 Honeymoon Killers, die in electric chair
03/08/1951 John Winter Thompson, composer, dies at 83
03/08/1955 Clementine, Princess of Belgium, wife of V Napoleon Bonaparte, dies
03/08/1957 Othmar Schoeck, composer, dies at 70
03/08/1959 Abdel Wahab Shawwaf, Iraqi colonel/putschist, murdered
03/08/1961 Thomas Beecham, English composer (Last Night of the Prom), dies at 8

03/08/1971 Harold Lloyd, US comic/actor (Why Worry), dies at 77
03/08/1974 Christian van Yellow, poet/sculptor, dies at 56
03/08/1974 Willem 'Wim' Sonneveld, singer/actor (Silk Stockings), dies at 56
03/08/1975 George Stevens, US director (Swing Time, Gunga Din), dies at 70
03/08/1983 William T Walton, English composer (Belhazzar's feast), dies at 80
03/08/1985 Edward Andrews, actor (Broadside), dies at 70 of a heart attack
03/08/1985 Thomas Creighton, US heart patient (3 implants in 46 hrs), dies at 3

03/08/1992 Red Callender, US jazz bassist (Unfinished dream), dies
03/08/1993 Billy Eckstine, jazz singer (Fools Rush In), dies at 78 of stroke
03/08/1993 Johan Bodegraven, radiohost (Stock exch open, dikes close), dies at

03/08/1993 Joop Scheltens, TV host/director (Explore Your Place), dies at 69
03/08/1993 Wells Root, US screenwriter (Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 92
03/08/1994 Joop C Swart, publisher/founder (World Press Photo), dies at 69
03/08/1994 Knut Haukelid, Norse/US resistance fighter (Rjukan 1943), dies at 82



Significant Events:

03/08/1418 Jacoba van Bayern marries her cousin John IV van Brabant
03/08/1586 Johan van Oldenbarnevelt becomes Dutch land advocate
03/08/1658 Peace of Roskilde between Sweden & Denmark
03/08/1702 Queen Anne ascends to the English throne
03/08/1766 Willem V (18) becomes governor of United Provinces
03/08/1782 Gnadenhutten massacre - Ohio militia kills 90 indians
03/08/1801 British drive French forces from Abukir, Egypt
03/08/1838 US mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes)
03/08/1854 US Commodore Matthew C Perry's 2nd trip to Japan
03/08/1855 1st train crosses 1st US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls
03/08/1858 Opera 'I Pagliacci' is produced (Naples)
03/08/1861 E W Tempel discovers asteroid #65 Cybele
03/08/1862 Battle of Elkhorn Tavern ends with Confederate withdrawal
03/08/1862 Confederate ironclad Merrimack launched
03/08/1862 Naval Engagement at Hampton Roads, VA CSS Virginia, Jamestown &
03/08/1862 Yorktown vs USS Cumberland, Congress & Monitor
03/08/1865 Battle of Kingston, NC (Wilcox's ridge, Wise's Forks)
03/08/1887 Everett Horton, CT, patents fishing rod of telescoping steel tubes
03/08/1888 J Palisa discovers asteroid #273 Atropos
03/08/1893 A Charlois discovers asteroid #358 Apollonia
03/08/1894 A Charlois discovers asteroid #389 Industria
03/08/1894 NY passes 1st state dog license law
03/08/1905 M Wolf discovers asteroid #559 Nanon
03/08/1906 Ottawa Silver 7 beat Smith Falls (Ont) for Stanley Cup
03/08/1908 Collingwood Elementary (Cleve) burns, kills 173 kids & 2 teachers
03/08/1908 Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, NY
03/08/1910 Baronne Raymonde de Laroche, France becomes 1st licensed female pilo

03/08/1911 1st International Woman's Day
03/08/1915 1st US navy minelayer, Baltimore, commissioned
03/08/1916 US invades Cuba, to stop corrupt regime-Menocal
03/08/1917 Russian revolution breaks out (2/24 OS) (in St Petersburg)
03/08/1917 US invades Cuba for 3rd time
03/08/1920 Denmark & Cuba join the League of Nations
03/08/1924 Coal mine explosion kills 171 at Castle Gate Utah
03/08/1930 Babe Ruth signs $80,000 contract with the Yankees
03/08/1930 Mahatma Gandhi starts civil disobedience in India
03/08/1934 Edwin Hubble photo shows as many galaxies as Milky Way has stars
03/08/1938 Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #1453 Fennia
03/08/1941 1st baseball player drafted into WW II (Hugh Mulcahy, Phillies)
03/08/1942 Japanese forces captures Rangoon Burma
03/08/1942 KNIL surrenders to Japanese armies
03/08/1943 Limited gambling legalized in Mexico
03/08/1946 1st helicopter licensed for coml use (NYC)
03/08/1949 WAGA TV channel 5 in Atlanta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting
03/08/1949 WBAP-FM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting
03/08/1950 1st woman medical officer assigned to naval vessel-BR Walters
03/08/1950 USSR announces they have developed the atomic bomb
03/08/1951 Intl Table Tennis Federation bans Egypt (for refusing to play Israel

03/08/1951 M Itzigsohn discovers asteroid #1596 Itzigsohn
03/08/1952 Antoine Pinay forms French government
03/08/1952 Ronald Reagan marries Nancy Davis
03/08/1953 KSWO TV channel 7 in Lawton, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
03/08/1953 WFMJ TV channel 21 in Youngstown, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
03/08/1954 Herb McKinley sets ¬ mile record of 0:46.8 in Melbourne, Australia
03/08/1957 Israeli troops reopen Suez Canal
03/08/1958 Silky Sullivan comes from 40 lengths back to win by 3 at Santa Anita

03/08/1958 William Faulkner says US school degenerated to become babysitters
03/08/1959 Groucho, Chico & Harpo's final TV appearance together
03/08/1959 KUAT TV channel 6 in Tucson, AZ (PBS) begins broadcasting
03/08/1959 Pro-Egyptian coup fails in Mosul Iraq
03/08/1961 US nuclear submarine Patrick Henry arrives at Scottish naval base
03/08/1961 of Holy Loch from SC in a record underseas journey of 66 days 22 hrs

03/08/1963 Syrian Arab Rep Revolution Day - Military coup in Syria
03/08/1964 F Borngen discovers asteroid #3181 Ahnert
03/08/1964 Malcolm X begins black Muslim action
03/08/1965 1st US combat forces arrive in Vietnam (3,500 Marines)
03/08/1965 4000 Marines land in South Vietnam
03/08/1967 New Orleans Saints begin selling season tickets (20,000 sold 1st day

03/08/1968 6 year old Tommy Moore scores hole-in-one in golf (Hagerstown, Md)
03/08/1968 Fillmore East opens
03/08/1968 Students demonstrate in Warsaw
03/08/1969 Marriage of 12 year old Marcella Rosciglione in Palermo
03/08/1970 WTCI TV channel 45 in Chattanooga, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting
03/08/1971 Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali in Madison Sq Garden (NYC)
03/08/1971 Milwaukee Bucks win their 20th straight NBA game (team record)
03/08/1971 Radio Hanoi broadcasts Jimi Hendrix's 'Star Spangled Banner'
03/08/1972 1st airship flown over Britain in 20 years (Europa)
03/08/1972 1st flight of the Goodyear blimp
03/08/1973 Paul & Linda McCartney are fined œ100 for growing cannabis
03/08/1974 Charles the Gaulle Airport opens in Paris
03/08/1976 1774 kg (largest observed) stony meteorite falls in Jilin, China
03/08/1977 Henry L Marsh III elected mayor of Richmond
03/08/1979 China withdraws invasion troops from Vietnam
03/08/1979 Shuttle Columbia (OV-102) transported 38 miles overland from Palmdal

03/08/1979 Volcanoes on Io discovered by Voyager 1
03/08/1983 IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0
03/08/1983 Pres Reagan calls the USSR an 'Evil Empire'
03/08/1986 4 French TV crew members are abducted in west Beirut Lebanon
03/08/1986 Japanese probe Suisei passes Halley's Comet at 109,800 km
03/08/1986 Martina Navratilova is 1st tennis player to earn $10 million
03/08/1987 FBI apprehends most wanted Claude L Dallas, Jr in Calif
03/08/1987 Nelli Cooman becomes world champion 60m indoor
03/08/1990 NYC's Zodiac killer shoots 1st victim, Mario Orosco
03/08/1991 Harry Hamlin & Nicollette Sheridan wed
03/08/1993 Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested again on suspicion of murder
03/08/1994 B737 collides with Ilyushin-86 in New Dehli, at least 8 killed
03/08/1994 Train accident at Pinetown, Natal kills 47

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Births:

03/10/1452 Ferdinand II, the Catholic, King of Aragon/Sicily (expelled Jews)
03/10/1503 Ferdinand I, German emperor
03/10/1538 Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk; executed by Queen Elizabeth (1572)
03/10/1628 Constantine Huygens Jr, poet/painter/cartoonist
03/10/1656 Adolf H van Rechteren, diplomat/politician
03/10/1698 Gaetano Maria Schiassi, composer
03/10/1713 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer
03/10/1713 Raphael Weiss, composer
03/10/1748 John Playfair, Scotland, clergyman/geologist/mathematician
03/10/1755 Philipp Christoph Kayser, composer
03/10/1772 Friedrich von Schlegel, Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde)
03/10/1776 Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III
03/10/1780 Juan Jose Landaeta, composer
03/10/1787 William Etty, English painter (nudist)
03/10/1788 Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, German poet (Tie Marmorbild)
03/10/1809 William David Porter, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1864
03/10/1810 John McCloskey, US, pres of St John's College (Fordham U)
03/10/1810 Louis Gallait, Belgian painter (Egmont & Receiver)
03/10/1812 Victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/min of Justice
03/10/1818 George Wythe Randolph, Secy War (Confederacy), died in 1867
03/10/1822 Willem Roelofs, painter/lithographer
03/10/1824 Thomas James Churchill, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 19

03/10/1830 Robert Lowry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1910
03/10/1832 William Henry Penrose, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1903

03/10/1833 Pedro Antonio de Alarc¢n, Spain, writer (Three-Cornered Hat)
03/10/1839 Dudley Buck, Hartford, Ct, organist/church composer
03/10/1842 Ina Donna Coolbrith, US, poet laureate of Calif
03/10/1844 Pablo Martin M de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer (Spanish Dancing)
03/10/1845 Alexander III A Romanov, Russian tsar (1881-94)
03/10/1850 Mary Mills Patrick, US, 1st pres of Instanbul Woman's College
03/10/1865 Pim [Willem JH] Mulier, journalist/writer/sport-organizer
03/10/1867 Lillian D Wald, US, sociologist/organizer (Visiting Nurses)
03/10/1870 Alfred Kastner, composer
03/10/1872 Felix Borowski, composer
03/10/1873 Jakob Wassermann, Germany, novelist (My Life as German & Jew)
03/10/1875 Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, composer
03/10/1877 David M Chumaceiro, Cura‡ao, poet
03/10/1878 Karel van de Woest˜ne, Flemish writer (God & Sea)
03/10/1880 Michael Jacobs, NYC, boxing promoter
03/10/1888 Barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way)
03/10/1888 Krsto Odak, composer
03/10/1891 Jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (SDAP)
03/10/1892 Arthur Honnegger, Le Havre France, composer (King David)
03/10/1892 Eva Turner, British soprano
03/10/1898 Cy Kendall, St Louis Mo, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown)
03/10/1899 Finn Hoffding, composer
03/10/1900 Sherman Billingsley, Enid Ok, talk show host (Stork Club)
03/10/1903 Leon Bismarck 'Bix' Beiderbecke, US, jazz cornetist (In a Mist)
03/10/1905 Rene Bernier, composer
03/10/1907 Robert de Roos, composer
03/10/1908 Kristian Palusalu, Finland, heavyweight wrestler (Olympic-gold-1936)

03/10/1909 Gerard Croiset, paragnost
03/10/1911 Warner Anderson, Bkln, actor (Doctor, Lineup, Matthew-Peyton Place)
03/10/1914 Chandler Harper, golfer (1950 PGA champ)
03/10/1916 James Herriot, Scotland, writer (All Creatures Great & Small)
03/10/1918 Heywood Hale Broun, journalist
03/10/1921 Cec Linder, Galica Poland, actor (Goldfinger)
03/10/1921 Paul Coates, NYC, columnist (Tonight! America After Dark)
03/10/1922 Adam Kennedy, Lafayette Ind, actor (Dion-Californian)
03/10/1922 Pamela Mason, London, actress (Navy vs Night Monsters)
03/10/1925 M J J A [Sef] Imkamp, Dutch politician (D-66)
03/10/1926 Marques Haynes, Harlem Globetrotters' ace
03/10/1927 Donn Trenner, New Haven Ct, orch leader (ABC's Nightlife)
03/10/1927 Paul Wunderlich, German lithograph/painter/sculptor
03/10/1932 Anatoliy Roschin, USSR, super heavyweight wrestler (Olympic-gold-197

03/10/1933 Bernadetta Matuszczak, composer
03/10/1937 Tamara Press, USSR, shot putter (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)
03/10/1938 Ron Mix, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders)
03/10/1939 Irina Press, USSR, 80m hurdles/Pentathelete (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)
03/10/1940 Chuck Norris, [Carlos Ray], martial arts actor (Missing in Action)
03/10/1940 David Rabe, playwright (Streamers)
03/10/1940 Dean Torrence, surf music singer (Jan & Dean-Little Old Lady)
03/10/1940 Francis Schwartz, composer
03/10/1941 Daniel Kirkland Lentz, composer
03/10/1941 Piotr Warzecha, composer
03/10/1943 Alfred Whitford Lerdahl, composer
03/10/1943 Angelique Pettyjohn, LA Calif, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek)
03/10/1943 Stephen Montague, composer
03/10/1945 Katherine Houghton, actress (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner)
03/10/1947 Avril 'Kim' Campbell, Canada's 1st female premier (1993- )
03/10/1947 Laurie Langenbach, author
03/10/1947 Tom Scholz, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
03/10/1948 Austin Carr, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers)
03/10/1952 Oupa J Gqozo, South African warden/army commandant in Ciskei
03/10/1955 Bunny DeBarge, rocker (Debarge)
03/10/1957 Adolfo Horta, Camaguey Cuba, HW boxer (Olympic-silver-1980)
03/10/1957 Shannon Lee Tweed, St Johns NF, playmate (Nov 1981)/actr (Meatballs

03/10/1958 Sharon Stone, Meadville Pa, actress (Basic Instinct, Sliver)
03/10/1960 Linda Jezek, Calif, backstroke swimmer (Pan Am Gold-1979)
03/10/1961 Mitch Gaylord, gymnist (Olympics 1984)/actor (American Anthem)
03/10/1962 Gary Clark, rocker (Danny Wilson-Mary's Prayer)
03/10/1963 Jasmine Guy, Boston Mass, actress (Whitley-Different World)
03/10/1964 Cynthia Brimhall, Ogden Utah, playmate (Oct, 1985)
03/10/1964 Edward Anthony Richard Louis, Prince of Britain/Elizabeth II grandso

03/10/1964 Neneh Cherry, Stockholm Sweden, Swedish pop singer (Money Love)
03/10/1966 Pavel Petrovich Mukhortov, Russia, cosmonaut
03/10/1977 Shannon Miller, Rolla Mo, US gymnist (Olympic-92)


Deaths:

03/10/ 37 Tiberius Claudius Nero, Roman emperor (14-37), dies at 77
03/10/ 483 Simplicius, Italian Pope (468-83), dies
03/10/1585 Rembert Dodoens, [Rembertus Dodonaeus], physician/botanist, dies at

03/10/1597 Petrus Forestus, [Pieter Foreest], artist (Willem of Orange), dies
03/10/1700 Diogo Diaz Melgaz, composer, dies at 61
03/10/1701 Johann Schelle, composer, dies at 52
03/10/1716 Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer, dies at 48
03/10/1735 Dirk T van Cloon, lawyer/gov-gen of East Indies, dies at about 46
03/10/1826 Johan VI M L J, King of Portugal (1816-26), dies at 56
03/10/1832 Muzio Clementi, composer, dies at 80
03/10/1861 Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67
03/10/1864 Maximilian II Jozef, King of Bayern (1848-64), dies at 52
03/10/1866 Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87
03/10/1870 Ignaz Moscheles, composer, dies at 75
03/10/1875 Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul, composer, dies at 85
03/10/1888 Ciro Pinsuti, composer, dies at 58
03/10/1892 Otto van Raised, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1884-88), dies at 69
03/10/1897 Teodulo Mabellini, composer, dies at 79
03/10/1900 Johann Peter Hartmann, composer, dies at 94
03/10/1901 Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, composer, dies at 39
03/10/1906 Eugen Richter, German liberal parliament member, dies at 67
03/10/1910 Carl Reinecke, composer, dies at 86
03/10/1910 Karl Lueger, Austrian anti-semite/mayor of Vienna, dies
03/10/1913 Harriet Tubman, abolitionist, conductor on Underground RR, dies in N

03/10/1922 Arthur Hervey, composer, dies at 67
03/10/1922 Horace Wadham Nicholl, composer, dies at 73
03/10/1940 Louis de Vries, actor (Merchant of Venice), dies
03/10/1944 David Bird, Ukrainian author (Auschwitz), dies at 52
03/10/1948 Jan Masaryk, Czech Foreign minister, commits suicide
03/10/1966 Frederik 'Frits' Zernike, physicist (Nobel 1953), dies at 77
03/10/1966 Mari Sandoz, US author (Cheyenne Autumn), dies at 64
03/10/1971 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer, dies at 92
03/10/1973 Richard Sharples, governor of Bermuda, is assassinated
03/10/1974 Quinto Maganini, composer, dies at 76
03/10/1975 Leopold Samuel, composer, dies at 91
03/10/1977 E Power Biggs, composer, dies at 70
03/10/1977 Pieter John Bouman, sociologist/historian, dies at 74
03/10/1977 Willem Schermerhorn, Dutch premier (1945-46), dies at 82
03/10/1980 Herman Tarnower, doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris
03/10/1984 June Marlowe, actress (Pardon Us), dies at 81
03/10/1985 Konstantin Chernenko, party leader/pres of USSR (1984-85), dies at 7

03/10/1986 Ray Milland, actor (Lost Weekend-Acad Award 1945), dies at 81
03/10/1988 Andy Gibb, singer, dies at 30 of heart infection
03/10/1988 Glenn Cunningham, US world record miler, dies at 78
03/10/1988 William Brocklesby Wordsworth, composer, dies at 79
03/10/1993 C Northcote Parkinson, English historian/sociologist (Law of P), die

03/10/1993 David Gunn, US abortionist, murdered at 47
03/10/1994 Charles Bukowski, German/US writer (Barfly, Hollywood), dies at 73


Significant Events:

03/10/ 241 -BC- Battle of Aegusa: Roman fleet sinks 50 Carthagean ships
03/10/ 418 Jews are exculed from public office in the Roman Empire
03/10/ 483 St Simplicius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
03/10/1526 Emperor Charles V marries princess Isabella of Portugal
03/10/1535 Bishop Tom s de Berlanga discovers Gal pagos Islands
03/10/1789 Franklin College founded (1787?)
03/10/1791 John Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver
03/10/1791 Pope condemns France's Civil Constitution of the clergy
03/10/1847 1st money minted in Hawaii
03/10/1849 Abraham Lincoln applies for a patent; only US president to do so
03/10/1861 Asteroid Cybele (65) discovered by Tempel
03/10/1862 1st paper money issued by US gov't-$5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000
03/10/1862 US issues $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500 & $1000 paper money
03/10/1864 Grant is named commander of the Union armies
03/10/1864 Red River campaign LA
03/10/1865 Battle of Monroe's Crossroads, NC
03/10/1874 Purdue University (Indiana) admits it's 1st student
03/10/1876 1st telephone call made (Alexander Graham Bell to Thomas Watson)
03/10/1880 Salvation Army of England sets up US welfare & religious activity
03/10/1888 HW Boxing champ John L Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds
03/10/1890 A Charlois discovers asteroid #289 Nenetta
03/10/1893 A Charlois discovers asteroid #359 Georgia
03/10/1893 Ivory Coast becomes a French colony
03/10/1893 New Mexico State University cancels it's 1st graduation ceremony,
03/10/1893 its only graduate Sam Steele was robbed & killed the night before
03/10/1896 Charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins 1st modern marathon in 3:18
03/10/1896 The Bronx acquires O'Brien Square
03/10/1900 Battle at Driefontein, South-Africa (Boers vs British army)
03/10/1902 Earthquake destroys Turkish city of Tochangri
03/10/1903 Harry Gammeter, Cleveland, patents multigraph duplicating machine
03/10/1903 Ottawa Silver 7 beat Montreal AAA 8-0 for the Stanley Cup
03/10/1905 Japanese Army captures Manchuria (Shanghai)
03/10/1906 Bakerloo line opens from Baker Street to Waterloo in England
03/10/1906 Coal dust explosion kills 1,060 at Courrieres France
03/10/1910 Pittsburgh Courier, begins publishing
03/10/1913 Quebec Bulldogs sweep Sydney (NS) Millionaires in 2 for Stanley Cup
03/10/1913 William Knox, becomes 1st in American Bowling Congress to bowl 300
03/10/1914 Suffragettes in London damage painter Rokeby's Venus of Velasquez
03/10/1915 British expedition Army in Belgium captures Neuve Chapelle
03/10/1920 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #929 Algunde
03/10/1920 NHL's Quebec Bulldog Jim Malone scores 6 goals vs Ottawa Senators
03/10/1920 W Baade discovers asteroid #930 Westphalia
03/10/1922 KLZ-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions
03/10/1922 state of siege proclaimed during mine strike Johannesburg S Africa
03/10/1925 Walter Mittelholzer is 1st to flies over Demawend mountain, Iran
03/10/1926 Run on Belgian banks
03/10/1927 Albania mobilize by threat of Serbian, Croatian & Slavs
03/10/1927 Hitlers speech forbidden in Bayern
03/10/1929 E Delporte discovers asteroid #1128 Astrid
03/10/1931 British Labour party removes fascist sir Oswald Mosley
03/10/1933 Major earthquake in Long Beach, Calif
03/10/1933 Nevada becomes 1st US state to regulate narcotics
03/10/1934 G Van Biesbroeck discovers asteroid #2463
03/10/1934 Longest undefeated streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history (18 games)
03/10/1939 17 villages damaged by hailstones in Hyderabad India
03/10/1940 1st US opera telecast, W2XBS, NYC, I Pagliacci
03/10/1940 G Kulin discovers asteroid #1513 Matra
03/10/1940 Germany invades the Benelux countries
03/10/1941 Lee MacPhail, Dodger GM predicts all players will wear batting helme

03/10/1945 B-29 bombs Tokyo into flames
03/10/1945 Germany blows-up Wessel Bridge on Rhine
03/10/1945 Japan declares Vietnam Independence
03/10/1945 Pattons 3rd Army makes contact with Hodges 1st Army
03/10/1945 Tokyo in fire after night time B-29 bombing
03/10/1946 Train derailment kills 185 near Aracaju Brazil
03/10/1948 1st civilian to exceed speed of sound-Herb H Hoover, Edwards AFB Ca
03/10/1952 Military coup by general Fulgencio Batista in Cuba
03/10/1953 H Alikoski discovers asteroid #2573 Hannu Olavi
03/10/1956 General strike in Cyprus protesting exile of archbishop Makarios
03/10/1956 Peter Twiss sets new world air record 1,132 mph (1,823 kph)
03/10/1957 Thousands of soccer fans riot in Italy
03/10/1959 Uprising against Chinese occupation force in Lhasa Tibet
03/10/1960 USSR agrees to stop nuclear testing
03/10/1963 Pete Rose debuts with hits in his 2 1st at bats in spring training
03/10/1963 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 70 points vs Syracuse
03/10/1964 US begins reconnasissance flights above East-Germany
03/10/1965 Dutch Princess Daisy & Pieter van Vollenhoven, get engaged
03/10/1966 5 time Horse of the Year, Kelso, retires
03/10/1966 Dutch crown princess Beatrix marries Claus von Amsberg
03/10/1966 North Vietnamese capture US Green Beret Camp at Ashau Valley
03/10/1969 James Earl Ray pleads guilty of killing Martin Luther King Jr
03/10/1970 Barbra Striesand records 'The Singer' & 'I Can Do It'
03/10/1971 Senate approves amendment lowering voting age to 18
03/10/1972 1st black US political convention opens (Gary Indiana)
03/10/1972 Gen Lon Nol becomes pres & prince Sirik Matak premier of Cambodia
03/10/1973 Morocco adopts constitution
03/10/1974 Christian Democrates win Belgium parliamentary election
03/10/1975 Dog spectacles patented in England
03/10/1977 Rings of Uranus discovered during occultation of SAO
03/10/1978 Soyuz 28 returns to Earth
03/10/1980 Willard Scott becomes the weathercaster on the Today Show
03/10/1982 Pres Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya
03/10/1982 Sygyzy: all 9 planets aligned on same side of Sun
03/10/1983 E Barr discovers asteroid #3743
03/10/1984 Heavyweight Tim Witherspoon KOs Greg Page
03/10/1985 Dallas Maverick coach Dick Motta is 4th NBA coach to win 700 games
03/10/1985 French socialists lose election (Nationally Front 9%)
03/10/1988 NY Islanders celebrate Mike Bossy night
03/10/1991 Merlene Ottey runs world record 200 m indoor (22.24 sec)
03/10/1994 1 million Greeks attend Melina Mercouri's funeral

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Births:

03/09/1454 Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America)
03/09/1564 David Fabricius, Essens Germany, astronomer (discover variable star)

03/09/1735 August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer
03/09/1737 Josef Myslivecek, composer
03/09/1753 Jean-Baptiste Kléber, French general/architect (Mainz, Colors)
03/09/1758 Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology)
03/09/1777 Alexander Orlowski, Polish painter/cartoonist/graphic artist
03/09/1810 Jean-Georges Kastner, composer
03/09/1812 Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, composer
03/09/1814 Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine, national poet/painter/prof of Kiev
03/09/1824 Leland Stanford, (Gov/Sen)/found Stanford U
03/09/1839 Felix Huston Robertson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 192

03/09/1839 Modest P Moessorgsky, Russian composer (Boris Gudunov) [OS]
03/09/1848 Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer
03/09/1850 Alexandre Luigini, composer
03/09/1874 Johann Richard Ohlsson, composer
03/09/1875 Martin Fallas Shaw, composer
03/09/1877 Emil Abderhalden, Swiss physiologist/bio-chemist
03/09/1881 Enver Pasja, Turkish general/politician
03/09/1881 Ernest Bevin, British minister of Labour/Foreign affairs
03/09/1890 Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov, Soviet foreign minister (UN)
03/09/1892 David Garnett, England, novelist/editor (Lady into Fox)
03/09/1892 Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Adel und Underworld)
03/09/1892 Mátyá Rákosi, [Rosencranz], premier of Hungary (1952-53)
03/09/1892 Vita Sackville-West, England, novelist/poet (The Land)
03/09/1893 Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian wall-painter/decorator
03/09/1893 Hans Munch, composer
03/09/1902 Edward Durell Stone, US, architect (US Embassy, New Delhi)
03/09/1902 Will Greer, Frankfort Ind, actor (Grandpa Walton-The Waltons)
03/09/1905 Félix L V L J Labisse, French painter (libidoscaphes)
03/09/1905 Grigori Kozintsev, Kiev Ukraine, director (Hamlet, King Lear)
03/09/1905 Peter C Quennell, English biographer/critic (Byron in Italy)
03/09/1905 Rex Warner, English poet/writer (Wild Goose Chase)
03/09/1907 Henry Leland Clarke, composer
03/09/1908 Luiz Cosme, composer
03/09/1910 Ed[uard] Hoornik, writer/poet (Outlive)
03/09/1910 Samuel Barber, West Chester Pa, composer (Pulitz, School for Scandal

03/09/1911 Ramon Campbell Batista, composer
03/09/1913 Ger[ar]da Brautigam, journalist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (PvdA)
03/09/1914 Fred Clark, Lincoln Calif, actor (Burns & Allen, Auntie Mame)
03/09/1917 Dante B Fascell, (Rep-D-FL, 1955- )
03/09/1918 Mickey Spillane, mystery writer (I, the Jury)
03/09/1920 Carl Betz, Pitts, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show)
03/09/1922 Herbert P Douglas Jr, Pitts, long jumper (Olympic-bronze-1948)
03/09/1923 André Courréges, France, fashion designer (introed the miniskirt)
03/09/1923 James Buckley, (Sen-R-NY)
03/09/1924 Konstantin Iliev, composer
03/09/1926 Celso Garrido Lecca, composer
03/09/1926 Gerrit A Kooy, sociologist (Apartheid & work in South Africa)
03/09/1926 Irene Papas, Corinth Greece, actress (Moses The Lawgiver)
03/09/1927 Hans Ludwig Schilling, composer
03/09/1927 Jack Jensen, baseball player (AL MVP 1958)
03/09/1927 John Beckwith, composer
03/09/1929 Hugh D Hoyte, president (Guyana, 1985- )
03/09/1930 Harrie J B Arts, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
03/09/1930 Thomas Schippers, Kalamazoo Mich, conductor (Amahl & Night Visitors)

03/09/1932 Heere Heeresma, writer (Han the White goes in development aid)
03/09/1933 Lloyd Price, US, singer (Just Because)
03/09/1933 William Francis McBeth, composer
03/09/1934 Joyce Van Patten, Queens NY, actress (Good Guys, Don Rickles Show)
03/09/1934 Yuri Gagarin, Russia, cosmonaut, 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1

03/09/1935 Keely Smith, Norfolk Va, singer (Mrs Louie Prima)
03/09/1935 Sister Bernard Ncube, South African nun
03/09/1936 Glenda Jackson, England, actress (Hopscotch, Touch of Class)
03/09/1936 Marty Ingels, Bkln NY, comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster)
03/09/1936 Mickey Gilley, Ferriday La, country singer (Urban Cowboy)
03/09/1938 Charles Siebert, Kenosha Wisc, actor (One Day at A Time, Trapper Joh

03/09/1940 Raul Julia, PR, actor (Eyes of Laura Mars, Kiss of the Spider Woman)

03/09/1941 Trish Van Devere, actress (Movie, Movie, Changeling, Hearse)
03/09/1942 John Cale, Welsh/US bassist/altviolist/singer (Velvet Underground)
03/09/1942 Mark Lindsay, Eugene Oregon, singer (Paul Revere & the Raiders)
03/09/1943 Bobby Fischer, US, world chess champion (1972-75)
03/09/1944 Trevor Burton, rocker (Move)
03/09/1945 Laura Lee, [Rundless], singer (Dirty Man, Women's Love Rights)
03/09/1945 Ray Royer, rocker (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
03/09/1945 Robin Trower, London, rocker (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
03/09/1946 German Semyonovich Arzamazov, Russia, cosmonaut
03/09/1948 Jamie Lyn Bauer, Phoenix Az, actr (Young & Restless, Centerfold Girl

03/09/1948 Jeffrey Osborne, singer (On the Wings of Love)
03/09/1949 Kalevi Aho, composer
03/09/1950 Danny Sullivan, Indy-car racer (over 10 wins)
03/09/1952 Iuliana Semenova, USSR, basketball (Olympic-gold-1976)
03/09/1952 William Kirby Cullen, Santa Ana Calif, actor (How the West Was Won)
03/09/1954 Keven Wade, Chappaqua NY, screen writer (Working Girls)
03/09/1955 Ornella Muti, Rome Italy, actress (Flash Gordon, Most Beautiful Wife

03/09/1955 Teo Fabi, formula-1 Indy-car racer (rookie of year-1983)
03/09/1957 Faith Daniels, news anchor (CBS-TV)
03/09/1957 Jon Engen, Oslo Norway, US biathelete (Olympics-1994)
03/09/1958 Martin Fry, rock vocalist (ABC-All of My Heart)
03/09/1959 Barbie, doll
03/09/1962 Brian Green, Columbus Indiana, actor (Sam Fowler-Another World)
03/09/1963 Kent Ferguson, Cedar Rapids Iowa, US diver (Olympic-92)
03/09/1965 Brian Bosworth, quarterback (Seattle)
03/09/1966 Juliette Binoche, Paris France, actress (Unbearable Lightness)
03/09/1967 Curt Schreiner, Albany NY, biathelete (Olympics-1994)
03/09/1967 Eric Flaim, Pembroke Mass, short track skater (Olympics-1994)
03/09/1970 Melissa Rathburn-Nealy, US soldier (Iraqi POW)
03/09/1971 Emmanuel Lewis, Bkln NY, actor (Webster)


Deaths:

03/09/1620 Aegidius Albertinus, German writer (Lucifer Königreich), dies at 59
03/09/1661 Jules 'Cardinal' Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies
03/09/1688 Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89
03/09/1706 Johann Pachelbel, composer, dies at 52
03/09/1747 Jacob Campo Weyerman, S Neth adventurer/painter/writer, dies at 69
03/09/1800 Dominique Della-Maria, composer, dies at 31
03/09/1819 Janos Fusz, composer, dies at 41
03/09/1827 Franz Xaver Gerl, composer, dies at 62
03/09/1870 Theodore Labarre, composer, dies at 65
03/09/1877 Mark Prager Lindo, English/Dutch author (Neth Spectator), dies at 58

03/09/1895 Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian writer (Masochism), dies at 59
03/09/1918 [Benjamin] Franc[lin] Wedekind, German writer/press sec, dies at 53
03/09/1931 Ida B Wells-Barnett, famous black, dies at 78 in Chicago
03/09/1938 Sydney Baynes, composer, dies at 59
03/09/1941 Carlos Pedrell, composer, dies at 62
03/09/1943 Oskar Hłks, Czech marathon runner/antifascist, dies in Auschwitz
03/09/1955 Matthew A Henson, met Peary on 6/4/1909 at North Pole, dies
03/09/1962 Howard Engstrom, Boston, a designer of Univac computer dies at 59
03/09/1964 Johanna W 'Mina' Bakker, actress (Boefje), dies at 87
03/09/1964 Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Prussian general strategist, dies at 93
03/09/1965 Anthon van der Horst, composer, dies at 66
03/09/1969 Riad, chief of staff of Egyptian army, dies
03/09/1969 Richard Crane, actor (Surfside 6), dies at 50
03/09/1971 Jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36
03/09/1974 Earl W Sutherland Jr, US pharmacologist (Nobel 1971), dies at 58
03/09/1975 Joseph Dunninger, NYC, mentalist (Amazing Dunninger), dies at 82
03/09/1981 Max Delbrück, German/US biologist (Nobel 1969), dies
03/09/1982 Alan Badel, actor (Shogun), dies of a heart attack at 58
03/09/1982 Rex Marshall, TV announcer (Circuit Rider, Herman Hickman Show), die

03/09/1982 Richard A Butler, England, min of Finance, dies at 79
03/09/1983 Faye Emerson, actress (I've Got a Secret), dies of cancer at 65
03/09/1986 Ned Calmer, TV host (In the First Person), dies at 78
03/09/1988 Kurt Georg Kiesinger, West German chancellor (1966-69), dies at 83
03/09/1989 Robert Mapplethorpe, US photographer, dies
03/09/1992 James Brooks, US mural painter (Flight, La Guardia Airport NY), dies

03/09/1992 Menachem W Begin, premier Israel (1977-80, 81-83, Nobel 1979), dies
03/09/1993 Ad de Gessel, actor (Everything For Our Soldiers), dies
03/09/1993 Bob Crosby, swing-era bandleader (Bobcats), dies of cancer at 79
03/09/1993 C Northcote Parkinson, British wit (Parkinson's Law), dies at 83
03/09/1994 Fernando Rey, Spanish actor (French Connection), dies at 76


Significant Events:

03/09/1496 Jews are expelled from Carintha Austria
03/09/1497 Nicolaus Copernicus 1st recorded astronomical observation,
03/09/1522 -16] Marten Luther preaches his Invocavit
03/09/1642 English Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis
03/09/1741 English fleet under admiral Ogle begins assault on Cartagena
03/09/1745 Bells for 1st American carillon shipped from England to Boston
03/09/1791 George Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether
03/09/1796 Napoleon Bonaparte marries Josephine de Beauharnais
03/09/1798 Dr George Balfour becomes 1st naval surgeon in the US navy
03/09/1820 -11) Philippines chases out foreigners; about 125 die
03/09/1820 James Monroe's daughter Maria marries in the White House
03/09/1822 Charles Graham of NY patents artificial teeth
03/09/1841 US Supreme Court rules Negroes are free (Amistad Incident)
03/09/1842 The opera 'Nabucco' is produced (Milan)
03/09/1844 The opera 'Hernani' is produced (Venice)
03/09/1858 Albert Potts of Philadelphia patents the street mailbox
03/09/1860 1st Japanese ambassador arrives in SF en route to Washington
03/09/1861 Confederate currency authorized-$50, $100, $500, $1,000
03/09/1862 'Monitor' (Union) & 'Merrimack' (Rebel) battle in Hampton Roads
03/09/1864 Ulysses S Grant is appointed commander of Union Army
03/09/1868 The opera 'Hamlet' is produced (Paris)
03/09/1873 Royal Canadian Mounted Police founded
03/09/1882 False teeth patented
03/09/1882 J Palisa discovers asteroid #223 Rosa
03/09/1889 Kansas passes 1st general antitrust law in US
03/09/1895 Montreal AAA beat Queens Univ (Kingston Ont) for the Stanley Cup
03/09/1897 Premier of Gustav Mahlers 3rd Symphony (Berlin)
03/09/1902 Composer Gustav Mahler marries Alma Schindler
03/09/1904 Brandon's Lester Patrick becomes 1st hockey defenseman to score a go

03/09/1907 1st involuntary sterilization law enacted, Indiana
03/09/1914 Henry Colijn appointed as director of Bataafsche Petroleum Me
03/09/1914 US Sen Albert Fall (Teapot Dome) demands 'Cubanisering of Mexico'
03/09/1915 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #799 Gudula
03/09/1916 General Fransisco 'Poncho' Villa invades US (17 killed)
03/09/1916 Germany declares war against Portugal
03/09/1918 Russian Bolshevick Party becomes the Communist Party
03/09/1918 Wageningen School opens
03/09/1922 KJR-AM in Seattle Washington begins radio transmissions
03/09/1923 Amsterdam taxi strike ended
03/09/1924 South slavia votes with Italy to annex Fiume (Rijeka)
03/09/1926 Bertha Landes elected 1st woman mayor of Seattle
03/09/1932 Eamon De Valera becomes president of Ireland
03/09/1932 Henry Pu-Yi installed as head of Manchuria
03/09/1933 New Deal legislation begins
03/09/1943 Greek Jews of Salonika are transported to Nazi extermination camps
03/09/1943 K Reinmuth discovers asteroids #1562 Gondolatsch & #1732 Heike
03/09/1945 Japanese proclaim the 'independence' of Indo-China
03/09/1945 US bombing kills at least 120,000 in Tokyo
03/09/1946 Dutch troops land at Batavia/Semarang
03/09/1948 Temporary Indonesian government installed in Batavia
03/09/1950 Willie Sutton robs Manufacturers Bank of $64,000 in NYC
03/09/1952 Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title
03/09/1953 A G Wilson discovers asteroid #1915 Quetzalcoatl
03/09/1953 Josef Stalin buried in Moscow
03/09/1954 Edward R Murrow criticizes Sen Joseph McCarthy (See it Now)
03/09/1954 WMUR TV channel 9 in Manchester, NH (ABC) begins broadcasting
03/09/1956 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus exiled to Seychelles
03/09/1956 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1990 Pilcher
03/09/1956 Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England
03/09/1957 Earthquake/flood strikes Aleoeten
03/09/1961 Mine cave-in in Japan, kills 72
03/09/1961 Sputnik 9 carries Chernushka (dog) into orbit
03/09/1961 Supremes release 'I Want A Guy' & 'Never Again'
03/09/1962 Egyptian Pres Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians
03/09/1962 US advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight
03/09/1966 Andrew Brimmer becomes 1st black governor of Federal Reserve Board
03/09/1967 L Chernykh discovers asteroid #1790 Volkov
03/09/1968 Grammy Awards-Sgt Pepper's wins 4 awards
03/09/1976 Islander Glenn Resch's 10th shut-out opponent-Blues 4-0
03/09/1977 Hanafi Muslims invade 3 buildings in Wash DC, siege ended Mar 11th
03/09/1979 1st extraterrestrial volcano discovered (Jupiter's satellite Io)
03/09/1980 Flemish/Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured
03/09/1981 Dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News
03/09/1981 E Bowell discovers asteroids #3057 Malaren, #3106 Morabito & #3667
03/09/1983 Zimbabwe opposition leader Joshua Nkomo flees to Botswana
03/09/1984 Emile Gumbs' Anguilla National Alliance wins elections
03/09/1984 John Lennon releases 'Borrowed Time'
03/09/1984 Phila 76'ers block 20 Seattle shots tying NBA regulation game record

03/09/1985 Laura Johnson (Falcon Crest) & Harry Hamlin (LA Law) wed
03/09/1986 Soviet probe Vega 2 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,030 km
03/09/1988 President Reagan presides at unveiling of Knute Rockne stamp
03/09/1989 Eastern Airlines files for bankruptcy
03/09/1989 Roger Kingdom runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.36 sec)
03/09/1989 Senate rejects Bush's nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary
03/09/1989 Soviet Union officially submits to jurisdiction of the World Court
03/09/1990 Dr Antonia Novello sworn-in as US surgeon general
03/09/1991 Joe Dumaars (Detroit) begins NBA free throw streak of 62 games
03/09/1991 US 70th manned space mission STS 39 (Discovery 12) launches into orb

03/09/1994 Asteroid #2060 Chiron eclipses m11.9 star

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Births:

03/12/1336 Eduard, Duke of Gelre (1361-71) husband of Catharina of Bayern
03/12/1515 Caspar Othmayr, composer
03/12/1685 George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne
03/12/1710 Thomas Augustine Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia)
03/12/1758 Leopold earl van Limburg Stirum, general/politician
03/12/1768 Carolus Antonius Fodor, composer
03/12/1788 Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor
03/12/1793 Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, composer
03/12/1800 Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian
03/12/1806 Jane Means Appleton Pierce, 1st lady (1853-57)
03/12/1808 Gerrit van de Linde Jz, 'Principal', poet
03/12/1816 David Stuart, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
03/12/1818 John Lorimar Worden, Capt (Union Navy), died in 1897
03/12/1821 John Abbott, Qu‚bec Canada, (C) 3rd Canadian PM (1891-92)
03/12/1821 Luitpold von Bayern, Prince-regent of Bayern
03/12/1823 William Flank Perry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
03/12/1824 Gustav R Kirchoff, Prussia, physicist (Gesammelte Ashandlongen)
03/12/1826 Robert Lowry, composer
03/12/1827 John Robert Jones, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
03/12/1827 William Richard Terry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

03/12/1830 William Felix Brantley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 187

03/12/1831 Clement Studebaker, automobile pioneer
03/12/1832 Charles Boycott, Ireland, estate manager/caused boycotts
03/12/1835 Simon Newcomb, US, scientist/mathematician/astronomer
03/12/1837 Alexandre Guilmant, composer
03/12/1838 William Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye)
03/12/1848 Cyrill Kistler, composer
03/12/1855 John White, composer
03/12/1859 Josef Cyril Sychra, composer
03/12/1860 Salvatore Di Giacomo, composer
03/12/1862 Jane Delano, US, nurse/teacher, founded Red Cross
03/12/1863 Adolf A Wolfschoon, Cura‡aos poet
03/12/1863 Gabriele D'Annunzio, Italy, writer/military hero (Intruder)
03/12/1874 Edmund Eysler, Austria composer
03/12/1874 Edmund Eysler, composer
03/12/1875 Julio Garreta, composer
03/12/1877 Wilhelm Frick, German protector of Bohemia/Moravia
03/12/1878 Gemma Galgani, Italian saint
03/12/1878 Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer
03/12/1881 Daniel Webster Hoan, Wisc (Mayor-Socialist-Milwaukee)
03/12/1881 Kemal Atat rk, 1st pres of Rep of Turkey
03/12/1881 V„in” A Tanner, premier of Finland (1926-27)
03/12/1883 Judge Jackson, composer
03/12/1888 Hall Johnson, composer
03/12/1889 Johannes IV, [Kasa], Emperor of Ethiopia (1872-89)
03/12/1889 Philip Guedalla, historian
03/12/1890 A Evert Taube, Swedish writer
03/12/1890 Vaslav Nijinsky, Ukrainian ballet dancer (Petroesjka)
03/12/1891 Michael Polany, Hungarian/English chemist/economist/sociologist
03/12/1898 Fredrik J 'Frits' Bakker Jr, actor (Grandfather)
03/12/1953 Ron Jeremy, XXX actor (Babe, Bad Girls, Caught From Behind)
03/12/1900 David Croll, QC senator
03/12/1900 Zoltan Vasarhelyi, composer
03/12/1910 Roger L Stevens, producer (Giant)
03/12/1911 Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, president of Mexico
03/12/1912 James McKay, lord provost of Edinburgh
03/12/1912 Kylie Tennant, novelist (Battlers, Lost Haven)
03/12/1912 Paul Weston, Springfield Mass, orch leader (Jim Nabors Hour)
03/12/1914 Jan Kapr, composer
03/12/1917 Googie Withers, Karachi India, actress (1 of Our Aircraft is Missing

03/12/1917 Tom Normanton, British MP
03/12/1918 James Bracken, race horse trainer
03/12/1921 Giovanni Agnelli, CEO (Fiat Automakers)
03/12/1921 Gordon MacRae, East Orange NJ, singer/actor (Oklahoma, Carousel)
03/12/1921 Max de Metz, publisher/interpreter
03/12/1921 Ralph Shapey, Phila, composer (Fantasy, Rituals)
03/12/1922 Helen Parrish, Columbus Ga, actress (Hour Glass, Show Business)
03/12/1922 Jack Kerouac, Beat writer (On the Road, Mexico blues)
03/12/1922 Lane Kirkland, union president (AFL-CIO)
03/12/1922 Thomas Hugh Eastwood, composer
03/12/1923 Hjalmar Andersen, Norway, speed skater 1500, 5K, 10K (Oly-gold-1952)

03/12/1923 Norbert Brainin, violinist
03/12/1923 Walter M Schirra Jr, Hackensack NJ, Capt USN/ast (Mer 8, Gem 6, Ap 7

03/12/1925 Georges Delerue, composer
03/12/1925 Harry [Maxwell] Harrison, UK, sci-fi author (Deathworld Trilogy)
03/12/1925 Leo Esaki, [Esaki Reona], Japan, physicist (Tunnel effect-Nobel 1973

03/12/1925 Louison Bobet, French cyclist (Tour de France 1953-55)
03/12/1925 William G Whitehurst, (Rep-R-Va)
03/12/1926 David Oliver Williams, trade unionist (COHSE)
03/12/1926 George R Ariyoshi, (Gov-D-Hawaii)
03/12/1926 Gudrun Ure, actress
03/12/1926 Hildy Park, Wash DC, actress (To Tell the Truth)
03/12/1926 John C[lellon] Holmes, US writer (Horn)
03/12/1926 Rolv Berger Yttrehus, composer
03/12/1926 Ronald Alley, art gallery manager (Tate Gallery)
03/12/1927 Mstislav Rostropovich, Baku Russia, cellist/conductor (3/27 NS)
03/12/1927 Raul Alfonsin, president (Argentina)
03/12/1928 Edward Albee, US playwright (Virgina Woolfe, Zoo Story)
03/12/1928 Phil Jones, principal (Trinity College of Music)
03/12/1928 Roland Moyle, British deputy chairman (Police Complaints Authority)
03/12/1929 Bernard Costello, US, double sculls (Olympic-silver-1956)
03/12/1930 Antony Acland, provost of Eton/British ambassador to US
03/12/1930 Scoey Mitchill, Newburgh NY, comedian (Barefoot in the Park, Rhoda)
03/12/1930 Stanko Horvat, composer
03/12/1931 Geoffrey de Bellaigue, director (Royal Collection)
03/12/1932 Andrew Young, US Ambassador to UN (1977-79)/(Mayor-D-Atlanta)
03/12/1934 Rudolph Agner, CEO (Consolidated Gold Fields)
03/12/1935 Helga Pilarczyk, German soprano (Salome, Lulu)
03/12/1935 John Gross, author (Age of Kipling, Dickens & 20th Century)
03/12/1936 Anthony Loehnis, vice chairman (S G Warburg & Co)
03/12/1936 Lloyd Dobbins, Newport News Va, newscaster (NBC News Overnight)
03/12/1936 Patrick Procktor, painter
03/12/1937 Elizabeth Vaughan, opera soprano
03/12/1938 Dimitri Terzakis, composer
03/12/1938 Karl Soderlund, Duluth Minn, Mr Sally Jesse Raphael
03/12/1938 Norman Hogg, British MP
03/12/1938 Tona Scherchen-Hsiao, composer
03/12/1939 Barbara Feldon, Pitts Pa, actress (Agent 99-Get Smart)
03/12/1939 David Mlinaric, British interior director
03/12/1940 Al Jarreau, jazz singer (Moonlighting)
03/12/1940 Millie Perkins, actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Table for 5, Shooting)

03/12/1942 Bert Campaneris, baseball player (Oakland A's)
03/12/1942 Paul Kantner, US rock singer/guitarist (Jefferson Airplane)
03/12/1942 Salvatore 'the Bull' Gravano, mobster (testified against Gotti)
03/12/1945 Hans van Emden, guitarist (Les Baroques)
03/12/1946 Liza Minnelli, LA, singer/actress (Sterile Cuckoo, Cabaret)
03/12/1947 Jill O'Hara, Warren Penn, Broadway actress (Promises! Promises!)
03/12/1948 James Taylor, vocalist/guitarist (Up on the Roof)
03/12/1948 Kent Conrad, (Sen-D North Dakota)
03/12/1948 Virginia Bottomley, British minister of state health
03/12/1949 Bill Payne, rock keyboardist (Little Feat-Time Loves a Hero)
03/12/1949 David Mellor, secretary of the British treasury
03/12/1949 Mary Alice Williams, news reporter (NBC-TV)
03/12/1949 Sara Lane, NYC, actress (Elizabeth Grainger-The Virginian)
03/12/1950 Willie Duggan, rugby football player
03/12/1951 Caren Kaye, NYC, actress (My Tutor, Bambi-Blansky's Beauties)
03/12/1953 Joanna Kerns, actress (Maggie-Growing Pains)
03/12/1956 Dale Murphy, Portland Ore, Atlanta Braves slugger (2 time NL MVP)
03/12/1957 Marlon D Jackson, US singer (Jackson 5-Maybe Tomorrow)
03/12/1957 Steve Harris, English hard rock bassist (Iron Maiden-Gypsy's Kiss)
03/12/1958 Debra Jensen, Orange County Cal, playmate (January, 1978)
03/12/1962 Darryl Strawberry, Los Angeles, right fielder (NY Mets, LA Dodgers)
03/12/1963 Candy Costie, Seattle Wash, synchronized swimmer (Olympic-gold-1984)

03/12/1963 Joaquim Carvalho Cruz, Brazil, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
03/12/1963 Paul Way, British golfer
03/12/1966 Erich Fischer, Dinuba CA, US Olympic water polo foward (Olympic-92)


Deaths:

03/12/ 417 Innocent I, Italian Pope (401-417), dies
03/12/ 604 Gregory I the Great, Pope (590-604), dies
03/12/1209 Djamal al-din Aboe Mohammed Iljas Nizami, Persian poet, dies
03/12/1471 Dionysius de Kartuizer/van Rijkel, scholastic theologist, dies
03/12/1496 Johannes de Lapide, [Johan Heynlin], German philospher, dies
03/12/1507 Cesare Borgia, cardinal/soldier/politician, killed
03/12/1570 Jacob van den Eynden, land advocate of Holland, dies
03/12/1628 John Bull, organist/composer, dies
03/12/1681 French van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch genre painter, dies at 45
03/12/1734 Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], lawyer, dies
03/12/1753 George Berkeley, English/Irish philosopher/bishop of Cloyne, dies
03/12/1824 Heinrich Carl Ebell, composer, dies at 48
03/12/1831 Johann Franz Volkert, composer, dies at 64
03/12/1832 Friedrich Kuhlau, composer, dies at 45
03/12/1834 Karl W Feuerbach, German mathematician (circle/posing F), dies at 33

03/12/1840 Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61
03/12/1852 Juan Bros y Bertomel, composer, dies at 75
03/12/1877 Crystobal Oudrid y Segura, composer, dies at 52
03/12/1888 Henry Bergh, founder (ASPCA), dies at 76
03/12/1902 John Peter Altgeld, German/US governor of Illinois, dies at 54
03/12/1908 Edmondo de Amicis, Italian writer (L'idioma Gentile), dies at 61
03/12/1909 Johanna M 'Lena' Bakker, actress/wife of Bruno Gerlach, dies at 34
03/12/1913 Joseph Bayer, composer, dies at 61
03/12/1914 George Westinghouse, US engineer (Westinghouse Electric Corp), dies
03/12/1924 Hilaire Comte de Chardonnet, inventor (rayon), dies
03/12/1925 Sun Yat-Sen, Chinese revolutionary leader, dies
03/12/1932 Ivar Kreuger, 'Swedish Match King' industrialist, commits suicide
03/12/1937 Charles-Marie-Jean-Albert Widor, composer, dies at 93
03/12/1937 Jeno Hubay, composer, dies at 78
03/12/1941 Charles Sanford Skilton, composer, dies at 72
03/12/1942 Enrique Morera, composer, dies at 76
03/12/1949 Maria E 'Beppie' Bakker, actress/wife of Piet Vink Sr, dies at 95
03/12/1950 L Heinrich Mann, German/US writer (Zwischen the Racial), dies
03/12/1955 Charlie 'Bird' Parker, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 34 in NYC
03/12/1958 Ingeborg, Princess of Sweden, dies at 79
03/12/1973 Esther Williamson Ballou, composer, dies at 57
03/12/1973 Frankie 'Fordham Flash' Frisch, baseball player, dies at 74
03/12/1973 Manuel Rojas Sepulveda, Chilean writer (Hijo de Ladron), dies
03/12/1974 Billy Fox, Protestant member of Dublin parliament, assassinated
03/12/1978 Tolchard Evans, composer/conductor, dies
03/12/1982 Elisabeth Zernike, writer (Barrel of Things), dies at 90
03/12/1983 Jevsei G Liberman, Ukraine economist (Plan, profit, bonus), dies at

03/12/1984 Arnold Riley, playwright/actor, dies
03/12/1985 Eugene Ormandy [Blau], Hungarians/Us conductor, dies at 85
03/12/1992 Charles Poons, of Paul Deen, dies
03/12/1992 Hans G Kresse, cartoonist (Eric the Viking), dies
03/12/1992 Ida Oosterbaan, founder (Women Action Committee), dies
03/12/1992 Karel Poons, father of Paul Danish, dies
03/12/1992 Salvo Lima, mayor (Palermo)/parliament leader (chr-dem), murdered
03/12/1993 Andreas J A I Bruggeman, mayor (Ship bell), dies at 62
03/12/1993 Cheek Zhen, marxist/vice-premier of China
03/12/1993 June Valli, singer (Crying in the Chapel), dies at 64 of cancer
03/12/1993 Michael Kanin, screenwriter (Woman of the Year), dies at 83
03/12/1994 Sandra Paretti, German/Swiss author (Drums of Winter), dies at 59


Significant Events:

03/12/ 417 St Innocent I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
03/12/ 604 St Gregory I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
03/12/1000 Odo van Lagery elected as Pope Urban II, replacing Victor III
03/12/1054 Pope Leo IX escapes captivity & returns to Rome
03/12/1144 Gherardo Caccianemici elected as Pope Lucius II, as Callistus II
03/12/1350 Orvieto city government beheads Jewish-Christian relatives
03/12/1365 University of Vienna mental home opens
03/12/1496 Jews are expelled from Syria
03/12/1572 Lu¡s Vaz de Camoes publishes 'Bullock Lus¡ados' in Portugal
03/12/1609 Bermudas becomes an English colony
03/12/1642 Abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand
03/12/1664 1st naturalization act in American colonies
03/12/1664 New Jersey becomes a British colony
03/12/1737 Galileo's body moved to Church of Santa Croce in Florence, Italy
03/12/1755 1st steam engine in America installed, to pump water from a mine
03/12/1773 Jeanne Baptiste Pointe de Sable found settlement now known as Chicag

03/12/1789 US Post Office established
03/12/1848 2nd republic established in France
03/12/1849 1st gold seekers arrive in Nicaragua en route to Calif
03/12/1850 1st US $20 gold piece issued
03/12/1857 Verdi's opera 'Simon Boccanegra' 1st preformed (Venice Italy)
03/12/1860 Congress accepts Pre-emption Bill: free land in West for colonists
03/12/1865 Affair near Lone Jack, Missouri
03/12/1867 Last French troops leave Mexico
03/12/1868 British create Basutoland in Africa
03/12/1868 Congress abolishes manufacturer's tax
03/12/1871 R Luther discovers asteroid #113 Amalthea
03/12/1877 British annex Walvis Bay in southern Africa
03/12/1884 Mississippi establishes 1st US state college for women
03/12/1888 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in NE US (400 die)
03/12/1888 Blizzard hits NY; about 800 die
03/12/1893 A Charlois discovers asteroid #362 Havnia
03/12/1896 1st movie in Netherland (Kalverstr 220)
03/12/1900 President Steyn of Orange-Free state flees from Bloemfontein
03/12/1903 AL offically approves NY Highlanders (Yankees)
03/12/1904 1st main line electric train in UK (Liverpool to Southport)
03/12/1904 Andrew Carnegie establishes Carnegie Hero Fund
03/12/1906 Heavy storm ravages Dutch west coast
03/12/1908 Mont Wanderers sweeps Win Maple Leafs for Stanley Cup (2nd of 1908)
03/12/1910 Montreal Wanderers beat Berlin (Kitchener) 7-3 for the Stanley Cup
03/12/1912 Capt Albert Berry performs 1st parachute jump from an airplane
03/12/1912 Girl Guides (Girl Scouts) founded in Savannah, by Juliette Gordon Lo

03/12/1913 Foundation stone of the Australian capital in Canberra laid
03/12/1916 French airship sinks British submarine D3
03/12/1917 Russian Dumas sets up Provisional Committee; workers set up Soviets
03/12/1925 British govt of Baldwin ratifies Genevea agreement
03/12/1926 Denmark begins unilateral disarmament
03/12/1926 Pope Pius XI named archbishop of Mechelen
03/12/1930 Mohandas Gandhi begins 200m (300km) march protesting British salt ta

03/12/1930 Stella Walsh sets record for the 220-yard dash (0:26.1)
03/12/1931 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1308 Halleria
03/12/1932 E Delporte discovers asteroid #1221 Amor
03/12/1933 FDR conducts his 1st 'fireside chat'
03/12/1934 Pres Constantine P„ts sees coup in Tallinn Estonia
03/12/1935 England establishes 30 MPH speed limit for towns & villages
03/12/1936 E Delporte discovers asteroid #2331 Parvulesco
03/12/1938 Nazi Germany invades Austria (Anschluss)
03/12/1939 Pope Pius XII crowned in Vatican ceremonies
03/12/1940 Finland surrenders to Russia during WW II, gives Karelische Isthmus
03/12/1940 G Kulin discovers asteroid #2738
03/12/1941 German occupiers confiscate AVRO studios in Netherlands
03/12/1942 British troops vacate the Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal
03/12/1942 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #3446
03/12/1943 Soviet troops liberate Wjasma
03/12/1945 CPI calls on for armed uprising in Italy
03/12/1945 NY is 1st to prohibit discrimination by race & creed in employment
03/12/1945 The British Empire celebrates it's 1st British Empire Day
03/12/1945 USSR gives Transylvania to Romania
03/12/1946 Part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland
03/12/1947 Belgian govt of Huysmans resigns
03/12/1947 Pres Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism
03/12/1950 Belgium agrees (58%) for return of king Leopold III
03/12/1950 Pope Pius XII encyclical 'On combating atheistic propaganda'
03/12/1951 Communistic troops driven out of Seoul
03/12/1954 M Itzigsohn discovers asteroid #1970
03/12/1957 German DR accepts 22 Russian divisions
03/12/1958 British Empire Day is renamed 'Commonwealth Day'
03/12/1959 Dutch Liberal Party wins Second-Parliamentary election
03/12/1959 House joins Senate approving Hawaii statehood
03/12/1962 Dutch Premier De Quay has secret talks with Indonesia
03/12/1963 Beatles perform as a trio, John Lennon is ill with a cold
03/12/1963 Bob Dylan cancels 'Ed Sullivan Show' television appearance
03/12/1964 Jimmy Hoffa sentence to 8 years
03/12/1964 Malcolm X resigns from Nation of Islam
03/12/1964 WKAB TV channel 32 in Montgomery, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting
03/12/1966 Bobby Hull's 51st goal of season, sets record
03/12/1966 Jockey Johnny Longden retires after 40 years (6,032 wins)
03/12/1966 Love's 1st album released 'Love'
03/12/1966 Pioneer Plaza dedicated [SF?]
03/12/1967 Austrtia's Reinhold Bachler ski jumps 505 feet
03/12/1967 Indonesian congress deprives president Sukarno of authority
03/12/1968 Mauritius gains independence from Britain (National Day)
03/12/1969 120 joints found at George & Patti Harrison's home
03/12/1969 Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman in London
03/12/1970 US lowers voting age from 21 to 18
03/12/1971 Rolling Stone Mick Jagger marries Bianca P‚rez Morena de Macias
03/12/1971 Syrian premier Hafez Assad elected president
03/12/1971 Turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army
03/12/1972 NHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons
03/12/1974 Bundy victim Donna Manson disappears, Evergreen SC, Olympia, Wash
03/12/1975 N Chernykh discovers asteroid #2577 Litva
03/12/1975 Vietcong conquer Ben me Thuot
03/12/1976 South African troops leave Angola
03/12/1977 Chile president Pinochet bans Christian-Democratic Party
03/12/1977 H Kosai & K Hurukawa discovers asteroid #3319 Kibi
03/12/1977 Sadat pledges to regain Arab terrority from Israel
03/12/1978 Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:14.99)
03/12/1978 T Urata discovers asteroid #2090 Mizuho
03/12/1980 Jury finds John Wayne Gacy guilty of murdering 33 in Chicago
03/12/1980 NY Islanders 3rd scoreless tie, vs Pittsburgh Penguin
03/12/1981 Soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
03/12/1981 Walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial, Richmond, VA
03/12/1982 PLO chief Yassar Arafat appears on 'Nightline'
03/12/1984 National Union of Mineworkers in England begin a 51 week strike
03/12/1985 Larry Bird scores Boston Celtic record 60 points
03/12/1986 210.25 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
03/12/1986 Giotto encounters Comet Halley
03/12/1986 Susan Butcher wins 1,158 mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
03/12/1987 David Robinson scores 50 points in a NCAA basketball game
03/12/1987 Federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North
03/12/1989 2 cyanide-contaminated Chilean grapes found (Philadelphia)
03/12/1989 Madagascar AREMA party wins parliamentary election
03/12/1990 LA Raiders announce they were returning to Oakland
03/12/1993 317 killed by bomb attack in Bombay
03/12/1993 Entertainment Tonight's 3,000th show
03/12/1993 Inkhata leider Mangosuthu Buthelezi begins 2« week speech
03/12/1994 Church of England select 1st 33 women priests

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03/11/1544 Torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia)
03/11/1549 Henry L Spieghel, merchant/writer
03/11/1654 Heinrich Georg Neuss, composer
03/11/1683 Giovanni Veneziano, composer
03/11/1726 Louise-Florence d'êpinay, France, writer (Woman, Man & 2 Kingdoms)
03/11/1731 Robert Treat Paine, judge, signer (Declaration of Independence)
03/11/1754 Juan MelÇndez ValdÇs, Spanish lawyer/poet
03/11/1781 Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer
03/11/1793 Jan F Willems, Flemish writer
03/11/1811 Marsena Rudolph Patrick, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
03/11/1811 Urbain Jean Joseph le Verrier, co-discovered Neptune
03/11/1812 James Speed, Atty Gen (Union), died in 1887
03/11/1812 Pieter BlussÇ van Old-Alblas, liberal minister of Finance
03/11/1812 William Vincent Wallace, composer
03/11/1818 John Wilkins Whitfield, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 187

03/11/1822 Allison Nelson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
03/11/1822 Marius Petipa, French ballet dancers/choreographer (Don Quiotte)
03/11/1827 Septimus Winner, composer
03/11/1832 Franz Melde, German phyicist (Melde proof)
03/11/1832 William Ruffin Cox, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1919
03/11/1840 Edmund Kirby Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
03/11/1860 Thomas Hastings, NYC, architect (NY Public Library)
03/11/1863 Wobbe de Vries, linguist
03/11/1876 Carl Ruggles, Marion Mass, composer (Evocations)
03/11/1876 David Wònkoop, revolutionary socialist
03/11/1879 Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer
03/11/1879 Niels Bjerrum, Danish chemist (ph-stipulation)
03/11/1884 Jan Lemaire, writer/actor (Beautiful Juliet)
03/11/1885 Malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min)
03/11/1890 Vannevar Bush, developed 1st electronic analogue computer
03/11/1892 Raoul Walsh, US director (Thief of Baghdad, Battle Cry)
03/11/1892 Wladyslaw Else, Polish general (WW I, WW II)
03/11/1897 Henry Dixon Cowell, Menlo Park Calif, composer (New Musical Resource

03/11/1898 Dorothy Gish, stage/silent film actress (Orphans of the Storm)
03/11/1899 Frederick IX, [Christian FFMKWG], King of Denmark (1947-72)
03/11/1903 Dorothy Schiff, publisher (NY Post)
03/11/1904 Maurits Wertheim, writer (Isaac De Fuentes)
03/11/1906 Aasan Ferit Alnar, composer
03/11/1907 Helmuth J von Moltke, German politician (July 20th plot)
03/11/1907 Margaret Herbison, British minister (Lab)
03/11/1908 Lawrence Welk, Strasburg ND, orch leader (Lawrence Welk Show)
03/11/1909 Ljubica Maric, composer
03/11/1910 Robert H G Havemann, German chemist
03/11/1911 Fitzroy Maclean, British diplomat
03/11/1912 Xavier Montsalvatge, Spanish composer (El gato con botas)
03/11/1913 John Jacob Weinzweig, Toronto Canada, composer (Enchanted Hill)
03/11/1913 Thomas Gray, professor/anaesthetist
03/11/1914 Ralph Ellison, writer (Invisible Man, Shadow & Act)
03/11/1916 [James] Harold Wilson, (L) British PM (1964-70, 1974-76)
03/11/1917 Y Gîran Schildt, Finnish art historian/writer (SolbÜten)
03/11/1919 Mercer Ellington, son of Duke Ellington/bandleader
03/11/1920 D J Enright, England, poet/novelist (Some Men are Brothers)
03/11/1920 Henry Marking, CEO (British Airways)
03/11/1920 Kenneth Dover, chancellor (St Andrews University)
03/11/1921 Astor Piazzolla, Argentina composer (Tango Nuevo)
03/11/1921 F[rancis] M[arion] Busby Jr, US, sci-fi author (Star Rebel)
03/11/1922 Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia (1970-77)
03/11/1922 Thom Kelling, singer/guitarist (Programa de Manha)
03/11/1923 A Louise Brough Clapp, Okla, tennis player (4 time Wimbeldon champ)
03/11/1923 Ad [Adrianus C] de Besten, literary (River Basin)
03/11/1923 Morschi Mirando, [Thomas Weiss], German/Dutch gypsy
03/11/1923 Terry Alexander, London, actor (Tony-Behind the Scenes)
03/11/1925 James Miskin, QC/recorder of London
03/11/1926 Ilhan Mimaroglu, composer
03/11/1926 Patricia Tindaole, England, architect
03/11/1926 Ralph Abernathy, civil rights leader
03/11/1927 Alan Betts, emeritus professor (Royal Veterinary College)
03/11/1927 Raymond Jackson, [Jaki], British cartoonist
03/11/1927 Robert Mosbacher, US politician(?)
03/11/1927 Ron Todd, british trade unionist
03/11/1928 Albert Salmi, Bkln NY, actor (Daniel Boone, 79 Park Avenue)
03/11/1928 Peter Roger Hunt, London England, director (Dr No)
03/11/1929 Francisco Bernardo Pulgar Vidal, composer
03/11/1930 David Gentleman, designer/painter
03/11/1931 Peter Walters, CEO (Midland Bank)
03/11/1931 Rupert Murdoch, Australia, publisher (NY Post), owns FOX-TV Network
03/11/1932 Nigel Lawson, British government official (The Power Game)
03/11/1933 Terry J Hatter Jr, US judge in California
03/11/1934 George Stamatoyannopoulos, Greece, medical genetics researcher
03/11/1934 Joep Straesser, composer
03/11/1934 Keith Speed, British MP
03/11/1934 Sam Donaldson, El Paso Tx, ABC White House correspondent (Prime Time

03/11/1934 Tina Louise, NYC, marooned with Gilligan & Mary Ann (or 02110)
03/11/1936 Antonin Scalia, Trenton NJ, 105th Supreme Court Justice (1986- )
03/11/1938 Malcolm Keith Speed, biritish high court judge
03/11/1942 Peter Eyre, actor (Hedda)
03/11/1944 Ric Rothwell, drummer (Mindbenders-Games of Love)
03/11/1945 Mark Stein, vocalist/organist (Vanilla Fudge-You Keep Me Hanging On)

03/11/1945 Timothy Mason, consultant (British Arts Council)
03/11/1945 Tricia O'Neal, Louisiana, actress (Piranha Part II)
03/11/1946 Brigitte Fossey, Tourcoing France, actress (Man Who Died Twice)
03/11/1947 Dominique Sanda, Paris, actress (Inheritance, Beyond Good & Evil)
03/11/1947 Geoffrey Hunt, Australia, world-champion squash player
03/11/1948 George Kooymans, guitarist/singer: Golden Earring
03/11/1949 Richard de Bois, drummer/producer
03/11/195- Nina Hartley, XXX actress (Dyke Bar 2, Call Girls, Adultery)
03/11/1950 Bobby McFerrin, singer (Don't Worry Be Happy-Grammy 1989)
03/11/1952 Douglas Adams, England, author (Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy)
03/11/1952 Susan Richardson, Coatesville Pa, actress (Susan-8 is Enough)
03/11/1955 [Kater]Nina Hagen, East Berlin German DR, actress (Blue Angel)
03/11/1956 Curtis L Brown Jr, Elizabethtown NC, astronaut (STS 47, sk: STS 66)
03/11/1961 Bruce Watson, rocker (Big Country-Wonderland)
03/11/1961 Mike Percy, rocker (Dead or Alive-Spin Me Round)


Deaths:

03/11/ 222 Elagabalus, emperor of Rome (218-22), murdered
03/11/ 638 Sophronius of Jerusalem, saint/patriarch of Jerusalem, dies
03/11/1486 Albrecht III Achilles, monarch of Brandenburg, dies at 71
03/11/1715 John-Erasmus Quellinus, Flemish painter, dies at 80
03/11/1772 George Reuter, composer, dies at 63
03/11/1786 Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Swiss poet, dies at 28
03/11/1787 Maximilian JLP Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 4

03/11/1807 Anton Eberl, composer, dies at 42
03/11/1826 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer, dies at 66
03/11/1833 Fridolin Weber, composer, dies at 71
03/11/1845 John Chapman, [Johnny Appleseed] dies in Allen County, Indiana
03/11/1874 Charles Sumner, a white civil rights leader, dies at 63
03/11/1897 Berthold Tours, composer, dies at 58
03/11/1897 Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist, dies
03/11/1907 Nikola Petkow, premier Bulgaria, murdered
03/11/1908 Peter Milne, composer, dies at 83
03/11/1919 Harald Fryklof, composer, dies at 36
03/11/1921 Sherburne W Burnham, US astronomer (double territory), dies
03/11/1925 Andreas Hallen, composer, dies at 78
03/11/1937 Paul Scheinpflug, composer, dies at 61
03/11/1941 Walford Davies, composer, dies at 71
03/11/1944 Hendrik W van Loon, Neth/US radio commentator/writer, dies
03/11/1947 Victor Hely-Hutchinson, composer, dies at 45
03/11/1949 Henri-HonorÇ Giraud, French genl/parliament leader, dies at 70
03/11/1949 Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer, dies at 76
03/11/1951 Philippe of Isacker, Belgian minister, dies at 66
03/11/1955 Alexander Fleming, English bacteriologist (penicillin), dies
03/11/1956 Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, composer, dies at 83
03/11/1957 Richard E Byrd, US, explorer (Antarctica), dies at 68
03/11/1959 Haydn Wood, composer, dies at 76
03/11/1960 Roy Chapman Andrews, US biologist/explorer, dies at 76
03/11/1965 James Reeb, US vicar/civil rights activist, murdered
03/11/1967 Geraldine Farrar, US soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies
03/11/1969 John Wyndham, [Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris], author (Chrysalids), die

03/11/1970 Erle Stanley Gardner, US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80
03/11/1971 Philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64
03/11/1971 Whitney M Young Jr, leader (National Urban League 1961-71), dies at

03/11/1972 Fredric [William] Brown, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), dies at 6

03/11/1975 Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59
03/11/1975 Sammy Spear, orch leader (Dom Deluise Show), dies at 65
03/11/1975 Walter Kinsella, actor (Happy-Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 74
03/11/1979 Victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88
03/11/1982 Edmund Cooper, British sci-fi writer (Tomorrow Came), dies at 55
03/11/1984 Nakagawa Soen, Zen teacher/poet, dies in Rytutakuji monastery at 76
03/11/1987 [Wayne] Woody Hayes, football coach (Ohio State), dies at 74
03/11/1988 Pham Hung, premier of Vietnam, dies at about 74
03/11/1989 Johan Fleerackers, Flemish politician, dies
03/11/1992 David Carroll, actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41

03/11/1992 Heinz KÅhn, PM (Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany), dies at 80
03/11/1992 Manuel De Dios Unanue, US anti-drug journalist, murdered at 48
03/11/1992 Richard Brooks, director (Blackboard Jungle, Key Largo), dies at 79
03/11/1993 Dino Bravo, WWF wrestler, shot to death at 44
03/11/1993 Manuel da Fonseca, Portuguese writer (Cerro Maior), dies
03/11/1994 Jacques Doucet, French painter (Mostar Sarajevo), dies at 69


Significant Events:

03/11/ 417 Zosimus becomes bishop of Rome
03/11/ 537 Goths lay siege to Rome
03/11/ 843 Icon worship officially repaired in Aya Sofia Constantinople
03/11/1302 Romeo & Juliet's wedding day, according to Shakespeare
03/11/1513 Giovanni de' Medici chosen Pope Leo X
03/11/1598 Countess Charlotte of Nassau marries duke Claude de la Tremoille
03/11/1669 Volcano Etna in Italy erupts killing 15,000
03/11/1702 1st London daily newspaper
03/11/1779 US army Corps of Engineers established (1st time)
03/11/1789 Benjamin Banneker with L'Enfant begin to lay out Washington DC
03/11/1791 Samuel Mulliken, Phila, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent
03/11/1810 Emperor Napoleon married by proxy to Archduchess Marie Louise
03/11/1823 1st normal school in US opens, Concord Academy, Concord, Vt
03/11/1824 US War Dept creates the Bureau of Indian Affair
03/11/1835 HMS Beagle anchors off Valparaiso, Chile
03/11/1850 Woman's Medical College of Penn (1st female medical school)
03/11/1851 The opera 'Rigoletto' is produced (Venice)
03/11/1861 Confederate convention in Montgomery, adopts constitution
03/11/1864 Skirmish at Calfkiller Creek (Sparta), Tennessee
03/11/1865 Gen Sherman's Union forces occupies Fayetteville, NC
03/11/1867 Great Mauna Loa eruption (Hawaiian volcano)
03/11/1867 The opera 'Don Carlos' is produced (Paris)
03/11/1882 Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association organized in Princeton NJ
03/11/1888 Great blizzard of '88 strikes NE US
03/11/1892 1st public basketball game (Springfield, Mass)
03/11/1893 A Charlois discovers asteroids #360 Carlova & #361 Bononia
03/11/1895 Spanish cruiser Reina Regenta sinks at Gibraltar, 400 killed
03/11/1904 Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Brandon (Man) Wheat Kings in 2 for Stanley Cup

03/11/1905 Ottawa Silver 7 beat Rat Portage (Kenora) Thisles for Stanley Cup
03/11/1907 J H Metcalf discovers asteroid #637 Chrysothemis
03/11/1917 British troops conquer Baghdad
03/11/1918 M Wolf discovers asteroid #890 Waltraut
03/11/1918 Moscow becomes capital of revolutionary Russia
03/11/1918 Save the Redwoods League founded
03/11/1919 General strike in Germany becomes bloody
03/11/1921 M Wolf discovers asteroid #949 Hel
03/11/1924 3rd term of Belgium Theunis govt begins
03/11/1924 M Wolf discovers asteroid #1021 Flammario
03/11/1926 Eamon da Valera ends leadership of Sinn Fein
03/11/1927 1st armored commercial car hold-up in US, Pittsburgh
03/11/1927 1st golden gloves tournament
03/11/1928 Netherlands-Belgium 1 to 1 radio report of Han Hollander begins
03/11/1930 Pres & Chief Justice William Taft buried in Arlington
03/11/1934 Netherlands beats Belgium 9-3, in soccer
03/11/1935 Bank of Canada opens
03/11/1936 German troops occupies Republic land
03/11/1938 German troops enter Austria
03/11/1941 Bronko Nagurski beats Ray Steele in Minn, to become wrestling champ
03/11/1941 FDR signs Lend-Lease Bill
03/11/1942 1st deportation train leaves Paris for Auschewitz Concentration Camp

03/11/1942 Gen MacArthur leaves Corregidor (Bataan) for Australia
03/11/1942 Japanese troop land on North-Sumatra
03/11/1942 Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #1656 Suomi
03/11/1943 Nazi militia storms Netherlands
03/11/1944 Dutch resistance fighter Joop Westerweel arrested
03/11/1945 1,000 allied bombers harass Essen, 4,662 ton bombs
03/11/1948 1st black in the US Tennis Open (Reginald Weir)
03/11/1948 Jewish Agency of Jerusalem bombed
03/11/1948 WBAL TV channel 11 in Baltimore, MD (CBS) begins broadcasting
03/11/1953 1st woman army doctor commissioned (FM Adams)
03/11/1954 US Army charges Senator Joseph McCarthy used undue pressure tactics
03/11/1958 Charles Van Doren finally loses on TV game show '21'
03/11/1959 'Raisin in the Sun,' 1st Broadway play by a black woman, opens
03/11/1959 Lorraine Hansberry's 'A Raisin in the Sun' opens on Broadway
03/11/1959 Teddy Scholten wins Eurovisie Songfestival with 'One Bit'
03/11/1960 Pioneer 5 launched into solar orbit between Earth & Venus
03/11/1961 Then NHL record 40 penalties, Black Hawks & Maple Leafs (20 each)
03/11/1963 Somalia drops diplomatic relations with Great Britain
03/11/1965 Indonesia President Sukarno accepts qualifications of Suharto
03/11/1966 Military coup led by Indonesian Gen Suharto breaks out
03/11/1967 Pink Floyd releases their 1st song (Arnold Layne)
03/11/1968 Anti-Zionist Clandestine Radio Voice of El Assifa starts transmittin

03/11/1968 Dmitri Sjostakovitsj completes his 12nd strng quartet
03/11/1970 Iraq Ba'th-party recognizes Kurd nation
03/11/1974 Rhino Store gives people 5õ to take home Danny Bonaduce's Album
03/11/1975 Portugal military coup under general Spinola fails
03/11/1977 Muslis hold 130 hostages in Wash DC
03/11/1978 Terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed
03/11/1979 Randy Hold receives 67 min in penalties in a 60 min NHL hockey game
03/11/1981 Chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins
03/11/1982 Failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname
03/11/1982 Harrison Williams (Sen-D-NJ) resigned rather than face expulsion
03/11/1985 Mikhail S Gorbachev replaces Konstantin Chernenko as Soviet leader
03/11/1986 1 million days since traditional foundation of Rome, 4/21/753 BC
03/11/1986 187.27 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
03/11/1986 Islander Mike Bossy, 1st NHLer to score 50 goals in 9 straight seaso

03/11/1986 Japanese probe Sakigake flies by Halley's Comet at 6.8 million km
03/11/1986 NFL adopts instant replay rule
03/11/1987 Wayne Gretzky scores 1,500th NHL point
03/11/1988 Utrecht conservatory destroyed by fire
03/11/1990 Lithuania declares it's Independence
03/11/1991 Janet Jackson signs $40M 3 album deal with Virgin records
03/11/1994 Eduardo Frei succeeds Patricio Aylwin as president of Chile

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03/13/1548 Sasbout Vosmeer, Catholic theologist/apostole
03/13/1599 Johannes Berchmans, Jesuit/saint
03/13/1615 Innocent XII, [Antonio Pignatelli], Pope (1691-1700)
03/13/1696 Louis F A D Hertog de Richelieu, French marshal
03/13/1700 James Kent, composer
03/13/1700 Michel Blavet, composer
03/13/1712 Isfrid Kayser, composer
03/13/1733 Joseph Priestly, England, clergyman/scientist, discovered oxygen
03/13/1746 Maurus Haberhauer, composer
03/13/1752 Josef Reicha, composer
03/13/1764 Charles Earl Grey, (Whig), British PM (1830-34)
03/13/1767 Heinrich Domnich, composer
03/13/1768 Charles Louis WJ van Keverberg, Dutch civil servant
03/13/1770 Daniel Lambert, England, giant (weighed 334 kg at death)
03/13/1779 Oliver Shaw, composer
03/13/1781 Karl F Schinkel, German architect/painter/writer (Schloss Tegel)
03/13/1798 Abigail Powers Fillmore, 1st lady (1850-53)
03/13/1818 Albion Parris Howe, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897
03/13/1820 Louis Herbert, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
03/13/1832 Alberto Randegger, composer
03/13/1850 Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer
03/13/1855 Percival Lowell, predicted discovery of Pluto
03/13/1858 Maximilien Luce, French painter
03/13/1860 Hugo Filipp Jakob Wolf, Windisch-Gr„z Austria, composer
03/13/1862 Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer
03/13/1872 Oswald Garrison Villard, American journalist
03/13/1875 Maria EG 'Lizzy' Ansingh, house painter (Caught Sultane)
03/13/1881 Balthazar H Verhagen, Neth/South African writer
03/13/1883 Enrico Toselli, composer
03/13/1884 Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Bluthochzeit)
03/13/1884 Hugh S Walpole, NZ, novelist/playwright (Jeremy, Maradick at 40)
03/13/1886 Henri D Gagnebin, Swiss organist
03/13/1886 Henri Gagnebin, composer
03/13/1886 John 'Home Run' Baker, hall of famer (hit 2 HR in 1911 world series)

03/13/1887 Carlos Isamitt, composer
03/13/1890 Michael Taube, composer
03/13/1892 Alec Rowley, composer
03/13/1897 Marcel Thiry, Belgian poet (Statue of Fatigue)
03/13/1897 William Herald, Australia, swimmer (Olympic-1920)
03/13/1899 Pancho Vladigerov, composer
03/13/1901 Paul Fix, Dobbs Ferry NY, actor (Rifleman)
03/13/1907 Daphne Du Maurier, British writer (Homes & Haunts, Glass Blowers)
03/13/1907 Frank Wilcox, DeSoto Mo, actor (John-Beverly Hillbillies)
03/13/1908 Paul Stewart, NYC, actor (Top Secret USA, Deadline)
03/13/1908 Walter Annenberg, Milwaukee, publisher (Triangle-TV Guide)/Amb to GB

03/13/1909 Gilbert Inglefield, Burgemeister London (1967-68)
03/13/1910 Sammy Kaye, Rocky River Ohio, orch leader (Sammy Kaye Show)
03/13/1911 Jose Ardevol, composer
03/13/1911 L[aFayette] Ron Hubbard, sci-fi writer/scientologist (Dianetics)
03/13/1912 Ernst Hess, composer
03/13/1913 William J Casey, headed CIA during Iran-contra scandal (1981-87)
03/13/1914 Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer
03/13/1916 Lindy Boggs, (Rep-D-LA, 1973- )
03/13/1917 Ina Ray Hutton, Chicago Ill, orch leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show)
03/13/1917 Maria Vlamynck, Flemish author
03/13/1917 Tessie O'Shea, England, actress (Entertainers)
03/13/1918 George McAfee, NFL halfback (Chicago Bears)
03/13/1925 Anthony Milner, composer
03/13/1925 Bertha Tickey, Dinuba Calif, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1973)
03/13/1925 Roy Haynes, US jazz drummer
03/13/1926 Ra£l Alfons¡n, Argentine pres (1983- ) (or 3/12/1927)
03/13/1927 Charles Sickman Corsen, Netherland Antillian poet
03/13/1929 J D Slater, writer
03/13/1929 Peter Breck, Rochester NY, actor (Black Saddle, Big Valley, Benji)
03/13/1929 Walter Medio, race horse trainer
03/13/1929 Will Eisma, composer
03/13/1930 Doug Harvey, hockey star (3 time James Norris winner)
03/13/1931 Marc Dessauvage, Flemish architect
03/13/1931 Rosalind Elias, Lowell Mass, mezzo-soprano (Grimgerde-Die Walkuere)
03/13/1933 Frank H Murkowski, (Sen-R-AK, 1981- )
03/13/1937 Fofo I F Sunia, (Rep-D-Amer Samoa, 1981- )
03/13/1938 Hans-Joachim Hespos, composer
03/13/1938 Jean-Claude Risset, composer
03/13/1938 Joseph Bellino, footballer (1960 Heisman Trophy)
03/13/1939 Neil Sedaka, Bkln NY, singer/songwriter (Breaking Up is Hard to Do)
03/13/1947 Lesley Collier, British ballet dancer
03/13/1947 Tomas Hinojosa, jockey
03/13/1950 Robert S Woods, Calif, actor (Bo-One Life to Live, Waltons)
03/13/1951 Fred Berry, St Louis Mo, actor (Rerun-What's Happening)
03/13/1952 Wolfgang Hihm, composer
03/13/1953 Andy Bean, Lafayette Ga, PGA golfer (Western 1978, Kemper 1978)
03/13/1953 Deborah Raffin, LA Calif, actress (Ransom, Demon, 40 Carats)
03/13/1954 Robin Duke, Toronto Canada, comedienne (SNL, SCTV, Club Paradise)
03/13/1955 Glenne Headly, actress (Dick Tracy, Making Mr Right)
03/13/1955 Olga Rukavishnikova, USSR, pentathlete (Olympic-silver-1980)
03/13/1955 Patricia J Engfer, general manager (Hyatt Regency-Orlando)
03/13/1956 Dana Delany, NYC, actress (Colleen McMurphy-China Beach)
03/13/1958 Debi Nicolle Johnson, Torrance Calif, playmate (October, 1984)
03/13/1958 Rick A Lazio, (Rep-R-New York)
03/13/1959 Ronnie Rogers, guitarist (T'Pau-Heart & Soul)
03/13/1960 Adam Clayton, Oxfordshire, rock bassist (U2-I Will Follow)
03/13/1966 Akira Nogami, wrestler (NJPW)
03/13/1968 Christopher Collett, NYC, actor (Manhattan Project)
03/13/1971 Tracy Wells, actress (Heather-Mr Belvedere)
03/13/1981 Howard Coble, (Rep-R-NC, 1985- )


Deaths:

03/13/1202 Mieszko III de Oude, great duke of Poland (1173-77, 1200-02), dies
03/13/1558 Jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies
03/13/1569 Louis Cond‚, French prince/co-leader of Hugenot, dies in battle
03/13/1573 Michel de l'H“pital, chancellor of France (1560-73), dies at about 6

03/13/1716 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer, dies at 46
03/13/1756 Johann Melchior Conradi, composer, dies at 81
03/13/1817 Matej Sojka, composer, dies at 77
03/13/1839 Robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55
03/13/1879 Adolf Anderssen, German world champ chess (1851..66), dies at 60
03/13/1881 Alexander II, Tsar of Russia, assassinated
03/13/1890 Henry Wylde, composer, dies at 67
03/13/1901 Benjamin Harrison, 23rd pres (1889-1893), dies in Indianapolis at 67

03/13/1903 Nicolas Beets [Hildebrand], writer (Camera Obscura), dies
03/13/1906 Susan B[rownell] Anthony, American suffragist, dies
03/13/1911 Jacob M of Bemmelen, physicist/chemist, dies
03/13/1915 Sergei J White, premier of Russia, dies
03/13/1918 Karel Stecker, composer, dies at 57
03/13/1930 Mary E W Freeman, US writer (Pembroke), dies
03/13/1934 Fritz Cortolezis, composer, dies at 56
03/13/1938 Clarence S Darrow, Scopes Monkey Trial attorney, dies in Chicago at

03/13/1941 A Coenradi, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
03/13/1941 Bernard Iron wire, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
03/13/1941 E Hellenbyn, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
03/13/1941 Isaak E Babel, Russian writer (Zakat, Marija), dies at 46
03/13/1941 J Eyl, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
03/13/1945 Herbert Bedford, composer, dies at 78
03/13/1946 Abraham Bredius, art historian (Rembrandt), dies at 90
03/13/1946 Thomas Frederick Dunhill, composer, dies at 69
03/13/1946 Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr, dies at 67
03/13/1951 James I Wedgwood, British theosopholgist/Catholic bishop, dies
03/13/1964 Kitty Genovese, stabbed to death in Queens; 40 neighbors looked on
03/13/1965 George Calinescu, Romanian author (Lauda Lucrorilor), dies at 65
03/13/1970 Rick Besoyan, composer, dies at 45
03/13/1971 Piero Coppola, composer, dies at 82
03/13/1971 Rockwell Kens, US artist/painter/illustrator, dies at 88
03/13/1973 Stacy Harris, actor (NOPD, Doorway to Danger), dies at 54
03/13/1974 Howard St John, actor (Investigator, Dr Lewis-Hank), dies at 68
03/13/1974 Janos Prohaska, actor (Andy Williams Show), dies at 52
03/13/1975 Ali Sastroamidjojo, Indonesian attorney/minister/premier, dies at 71

03/13/1975 Ivo Andric, Yugoslavian author (Nemiri-Nobel 1961), dies at 83
03/13/1975 Ruth Schaumann, German author/house painter/sculptor, dies at 75
03/13/1976 Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], comedian, dies at 77
03/13/1977 Fanie Lou Hamer, freedom fighter, dies
03/13/1977 John Patocka, Czech philosopher, dies
03/13/1978 David McKinley Williams, composer, dies at 91
03/13/1980 Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer, dies at 61
03/13/1982 Albert Weisser, composer, dies at 64
03/13/1982 Wilfred Hawker, Suriname sgt-major, executed
03/13/1983 Louison Bobet, French cyclist (Tour de France 1953-55), dies at 58
03/13/1983 Paul R Lemon, sculptor, dies at 86
03/13/1986 Alvaro Fayad Delgado, Colombian guerilla leader (M-19), dies
03/13/1987 Bernhard Grzimek, zoologist (West Germany), dies at 78
03/13/1987 Finn Videro, composer, dies at 80
03/13/1987 Gerald Moore, England, pianist (Am I Too Loud), dies at 87
03/13/1990 Bruno Bettelhelm, Austrian/US psychoanalyst, commits suicide at 86
03/13/1991 Cor Witschge, [Pipo the Clown], Dutch actor (Alicia), dies
03/13/1991 Jimmy McPartland, US, jazz cornetist, dies
03/13/1992 Hans Redeker, art critic (Gen Trade Journal), dies
03/13/1993 Ralph Smith Fults, US gangster (Bonnie & Clyde gang), dies at 82
03/13/1994 Danny Barker, US banjo player/guitarist (Bourbon St Black), dies at



Significant Events:

03/13/ 483 St Felix III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
03/13/ 607 12th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
03/13/1519 Cortez lands in M‚xico
03/13/1564 Cardinal Granvelle flees Brussels
03/13/1569 Battle of Jarnac
03/13/1634 Acad‚mie Fran‡aise opens
03/13/1639 Cambridge College renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard
03/13/1656 Jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam
03/13/1677 Massachusetts gains title to Maine for $6,000
03/13/1735 1st US Moravian bishop, David Nitschmann, consecrated in Germany
03/13/1759 27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
03/13/1781 Sir William Herschel sees 'comet' (really discovered Uranus)
03/13/1790 John Martin, 1st American-born actor, performs in Philadelphia
03/13/1835 Charles Darwin departs Valparaiso for Andersgebergte
03/13/1852 Uncle Sam cartoon figure debuts in NY Lantern weekly
03/13/1861 Jefferson Davis signs bill authorizing use of slaves as soldiers
03/13/1865 US Confederate Congress calls on black slaves for field service
03/13/1868 Senate begins Pres Andrew Johnson impeachment trial
03/13/1869 Arkansas legislature passes anti-Klan law
03/13/1878 Oxford defeats Cambridge in their 1st golf match
03/13/1884 Siege of Khartoum Sudan begins
03/13/1884 Siege of Khartoum Sudan, begins
03/13/1884 Standard Time adopted in US
03/13/1887 Chester Greenwood of Maine patents earmuffs
03/13/1888 Great Blizzard of 1888 rages
03/13/1894 J L Johnstone of England invents horse racing starting gate
03/13/1895 Spanish warship Reina Regente sinks off Gibraltar, 402 die
03/13/1900 British troops occupies Bloemfontein, Orange-Free state
03/13/1904 Bronze statue of Christ on Argentine-Chilian border dedicated
03/13/1905 M Wolf discovers asteroid #560 Delila
03/13/1912 Quebec Bulldogs sweep Moncton (NB) in 2 for Stanley Cup
03/13/1913 Kansas legislature approves motion-picture censorship
03/13/1915 Dodgers manager Wilbert Robinson tries to catch a baseball dropped
03/13/1915 from an airplane, but the pilot substituted a grapefruit
03/13/1918 American Red Magen David (Jewish Red Cross) forms
03/13/1920 Coup against Wolfgang Kapp in Berlin fails
03/13/1921 Mongolia (formerly Outer Mongolia) declares independence from China
03/13/1922 WRR-AM in Dallas TX begins radio transmissions
03/13/1923 Lee de Forest demonstrates his sound-on-film moving pictures, NYC
03/13/1924 German Republic day
03/13/1925 Tennessee makes it unlawful to teach evolution
03/13/1928 450 die in St Francisquito Valley Dam burst (Calif)
03/13/1930 Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory
03/13/1931 M Wolf discovers asteroid #1178 Irmela
03/13/1932 E Delporte discovers asteroid #1217 Maximiliana
03/13/1933 Banks reopen
03/13/1933 Josef G”bbels becomes German minister of Information & Propaganda
03/13/1938 Anschluá-Austria annexed by Nazi Germany
03/13/1939 Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto
03/13/1940 Finland-Russian ceasefire signed, Finland gives up Karelische
03/13/1941 A Bougne forms AGRA (Amis du Grand Reich Allemand)
03/13/1942 Julia Flikke, Nurse Corps, becomes 1st woman colonel in US army
03/13/1943 Failed assassin attempt on Hitler during Smolensk-Rastenburg flight
03/13/1943 Failed attempt on Hitler at Smolensk-Rastenburg
03/13/1943 Frank Dixon wins Knights of Columbus mile (4:09.6)
03/13/1944 USSR recognizes Italian Badoglio govt
03/13/1945 Queen Wilhelmina returns to Netherland
03/13/1945 Sicherheitsdienst arrest Dutch resistance fighter Henry Werkman
03/13/1948 Kentucky wins NCAA basketball championship
03/13/1950 General Motors reports net earnings of $656,434,232 (record)
03/13/1951 2nd Dutch govt of Drees forms
03/13/1951 Israel demands DM 6.2 billion compensation from Germany
03/13/1954 Viet Minh General Giap opens assault on That Bien Phu
03/13/1955 Bir BSD Mahendra succeeds Tribhubana as king of Nepal
03/13/1957 Bloody battles after anti-Batista demonstration in Havana Cuba
03/13/1958 Govt troops land in Sumatra Indonesia
03/13/1960 NFL's Chicago Cardinals move to St Louis
03/13/1961 Elizabeth Gurley Finn (70) becomes pres of US Communistic Party
03/13/1961 Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johannson to retain championship
03/13/1961 JFK sets up the Alliance for Progress
03/13/1961 Landslide in USSR, kills 145
03/13/1962 Yugoslavia grants 1,000 prisoners amnesty
03/13/1963 2 Russian reconnasissance flights over Alaska
03/13/1963 Indonesia & Netherlands recover diplomatic relations
03/13/1964 Turkey threatens Cyprus with armed attack
03/13/1965 Beatles' 'Eight Days a Week,' single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
03/13/1965 Jeff Beck replaces Eric Clapton of the Yardbirds
03/13/1967 Congo sentences ex-premier Mo‹se Tsjombe to death
03/13/1968 Beatles release 'Lady Madonna' in the UK
03/13/1969 Apollo 9 returns to Earth
03/13/1970 100 year Beehive anniversary ends in brawl in Amsterdam
03/13/1970 Digital Equipment Corp introduces PDP-11 minicomputer
03/13/1970 SF city employees begin 4-day strike
03/13/1971 Live at Fillmore East recorded
03/13/1973 J Gibson discovers asteroid #1943 Anteros
03/13/1973 Syria adopts constitution
03/13/1978 Moluks 'suicide commandos' occupies Province house
03/13/1979 European Monetery System is established, ECU created
03/13/1979 Gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement
03/13/1979 Isle's Mike Bossy's 5th career hat trick
03/13/1980 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2796 Kron
03/13/1980 Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:13.60)
03/13/1980 Felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #3633
03/13/1980 Ford Motor Co found innoncent in death of 3 women in a fiery Pinto
03/13/1981 Attempt on Pope John Paul II by Mehemet Ali Agca
03/13/1982 Elaine Zayak, lands 6 triple jumps to win world skating championship

03/13/1983 1st USFL overtime game-Birmingham Stallions beat Oakld Invaders 20-1

03/13/1985 Funeral services held for Konstantin Chernenko (Moscow)
03/13/1985 Michael Secrest (US) begins 24hr ride of 516 miles, 427 yards
03/13/1986 Soyuz T-15 carries 2 cosmonauts to Soviet space station Mir
03/13/1986 Space probe Giotto encounters Halley's Comet
03/13/1987 John Gotti is acquitted of racketeering
03/13/1987 Washington Caps score 5 goals against Toronto in 3 mins & 3 secs
03/13/1989 27th shuttle, Discovery 8, launched, 1st woman to do the countdown
03/13/1989 FDA orders recall of all Chilean fruit in US
03/13/1989 US space shuttle STS-29 launched
03/13/1990 Nicholoas Braithwaite elected premier of Grenada
03/13/1991 Exxon pays $1-billion dollars in fines & cleanup of Alaskan oil spil

03/13/1992 570 die in a Turkish earthquake
03/13/1992 FCC rules companies can own 30 AM & 30 FM stations (formerly 12)
03/13/1992 Martina Navratilova & Judy Nelson settle their galamony suit
03/13/1993 Blizzard of '93 hits north-east US
03/13/1994 33.3% of Austria votes for ultra-right FP™
03/13/1994 Oil tank/airship crash at Bosporus (huge fire/15+ killed)
03/13/1994 President Mangope of Bophuthaswana flees

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Births:

03/14/1623 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer
03/14/1681 Georg Philipp Telemann, Magdeburg Germany, late baroque composer
03/14/1692 Peter Musschenbroek, physician/physicist (Leidse bottle)
03/14/1726 Josef Antonin Stepan, composer
03/14/1727 Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer
03/14/1755 Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer
03/14/1782 Thomas Hart Benton, (rep), 'Old Bullion'
03/14/1795 Rubert Lucas Pearsall, composer
03/14/1800 James Bogardus, US inventor/builder (made cast-iron buildings)
03/14/1804 Johann Strauss, the Elder, Viennese violinist/comp (Radetzky March)
03/14/1808 Catharinus Putnam Buckingham, Brig General (Union volunteers)
03/14/1815 Josephine Lang, composer
03/14/1816 Montgomery Dent Corse, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

03/14/1820 Victor Emanuel II, King of Sardinia (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78)
03/14/1821 Jens Worsaae, Denmark, archaeologist
03/14/1823 Roswell Sabine Ripley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887

03/14/1826 William Fisk Sherwin, composer
03/14/1829 Charles Charlesworth, England, (dies at 7 of old age)
03/14/1831 Leon Leopold Lewandoski, composer
03/14/1833 John Sappington Marmaduke, Major General (Confederate Army)
03/14/1833 Lucy Hobbs Taylor, 1st US woman dentist
03/14/1835 Giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars)
03/14/1835 Manuel Fernandez Caballero, composer
03/14/1837 Charles Ammi Cutter, librarian, originated Cutter system
03/14/1844 King Umberto I, of Italy (1878-1900)
03/14/1847 Antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (Espumas Flutuantes)
03/14/1854 Paul Ehrlich, Germany, bacteriologist (Nobel-1908)
03/14/1854 Thomas Riley Marshall, (D) 28th VP (1913-21)
03/14/1862 Vilhelm FK Bjerknes, Norwegian/US physicist/meteorology
03/14/1864 Casey Jones, RR engineer
03/14/1873 Joannes DJ Aengenent, sociologist/bishop of Haarlem (1928-35)
03/14/1874 Anton F Philips, president-director of Philips
03/14/1874 Mary Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, 2nd Wife, Pack Up Your Troubles

03/14/1875 Isadore Gilbert Mudge, US, librarian/author (Thackeray Dictionary)
03/14/1875 Norman Houstoun O'Neill, composer
03/14/1878 Carel T Scharten, poet/writer (Forces of the Future)
03/14/1879 Albert Einstein, Ulm Germany, physicist E=mcý (Nobel 1921)
03/14/1883 Juan Manen, composer
03/14/1884 Albert Egges van Giffen, archaeologist
03/14/1884 Winter Haynes Watts, composer
03/14/1887 Lawrence Collingwood, composer
03/14/1891 John P Strijbos, writer (To Wander through South-Africa)
03/14/1894 Josef Schelb, composer
03/14/1895 French Ganshof, Belgian historian
03/14/1905 Raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist
03/14/1906 Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer
03/14/1907 Bj”rn-Erik H”˜er, Swedish writer (Now dansar Sara)
03/14/1908 Maurice (Jean Jacques) Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher
03/14/1908 Nikolay Petrovich Rakov, composer
03/14/1909 Andr‚ Pieyre de Mandiargues, French writer (Margin)
03/14/1911 Pete Piute, [Morris Kaufman], NYC, comedian (Village Barn)
03/14/1912 Les Brown, Reinerton Pa, orch leader (& his band of renown)
03/14/1913 Witold Rudzinski, composer
03/14/1914 Fiorenzo Marini, Italy, ‚p‚e (Olympic-gold-1960)
03/14/1914 Jiri Reinberger, composer
03/14/1915 Alexander Brott, composer
03/14/1915 Carlos Surinach, Barcelona Spain, composer (Monte Carlo)
03/14/1918 Dennis Patrick, Phila, actor (Dear Dead Delilah, Dallas, Rituals)
03/14/1919 Luther Henderson Jr, KC Mo, orch leader (Polly Bergen Show)
03/14/1919 Max Shulman, novelist (Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Tender Trap)
03/14/1920 Dorothy Tyler-Odam, Great Britain, high jumper (Oly-silver-36, 48)
03/14/1920 Hank Ketcham, cartoonist (Dennis the Menace)
03/14/1921 Lis Hartel, Denmark, equestrian dressage (Olympic-silver-1952, 56)
03/14/1922 Colin Fletcher, author (Walking Through Time)
03/14/1922 Les Baxter, US, singer/orchestra leader
03/14/1925 John Wain, England, novelist/poet (Hurry on Down)
03/14/1926 Francois d'Assise Morel, composer
03/14/1927 Joop F Wolff, head director (De Warheid)/Dutch politician (CPN)
03/14/1928 Frank Borman, Gary Ind, astronaut (Gem 7, Ap 8)/Eastern Airline pres

03/14/1929 Thomas Bell Jr, race horse trainer
03/14/1930 Dieter Schnebel, German vicar/composer
03/14/1931 Bob Goalby, golfer (British Open-1968, Canadian Open-1968, NZ-1970)
03/14/1933 Michael Caine, British actor (Blame it on Rio/Alfie/Educating Rita)
03/14/1933 Quincy Jones, Chicago Ill, composer/singer (We Are The World)
03/14/1934 Eugene A Cernan, Chicago, Capt USN/astronaut (Gemini 9, Apollo 10 17

03/14/1935 Jo van den Booren, composer
03/14/1939 Bertrand Blier, France, novelist/director (Going Places)
03/14/1939 William B Lenoir, Miami Florida, astronaut (STS-5)
03/14/1940 Rita Tushingham, Liverpool England, actress (Green Eyes, Dr Zhivago)

03/14/1942 Jerry Jeff Walker, Oneonta NY, country singer (Mr Bojangles)
03/14/1943 Jim Pons, bassist (Turtles-Happy Together)
03/14/1945 Herman[us J] van Veen, cabaretier/singer/composer/writer
03/14/1945 Michael Martin Murphey, Dallas Tx, country singer (Wildfire)
03/14/1945 Walter Parazaider, rocker (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now)
03/14/1946 Steve Kanaly, Burbank Calif, actor (Fleshburn, Ray Krebbs-Dallas)
03/14/1946 Wes Unseld, NBA all-star (Baltimore Bullets)
03/14/1947 Billy Crystal, Long Beach NY, comedian (Soap, SNL, City Slickers)
03/14/1947 Jan [AJ] te Fieldhuis, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
03/14/1947 Janis Schmitt, St Louis Mo, playmate (February, 1978)
03/14/1947 William Jefferson, (Rep-D-Louisiana)
03/14/1952 David Byrne, guitarist/vocalist (Talking Heads-Burning Down the Hous

03/14/1952 J Fred Muggs, chimp (Today show)
03/14/1953 Tim McKee, US, 400m medley swimmer (Olympic-silver-1972)
03/14/1954 Adrian Zmed, Chicago Ill, actor (TJ Hooker, Dance Fever)
03/14/1954 David La Croix, race horse trainer
03/14/1954 Jann Browne, country singer (Mexican Wind)
03/14/1955 Boon Gould, rock guitarist (Level 42-Hot Water)
03/14/1956 Irina D Latysheva, Russia, cosmonaut
03/14/1958 Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre, Prince of Monaco/bobsledder (Oly-1988

03/14/1959 Patrick Dupond, Paris, dancer (La Bayadere)
03/14/1960 George Horvath, Sweden, pentathlete (Olympic-1980)
03/14/1961 Gary Dell'Abate, producer (Howard Stern Show)
03/14/1963 Pedro Duque, Spanish engineer/astronaut candidate (Sked: Mir-1 1994?

03/14/1964 Richard Migliore, jockey
03/14/1966 Theo Joosten, pop guitarist/singer (Rowwen HŠze-Bestel Mar)
03/14/1967 Melissa Brennan Reeves, Eatontown NJ, actress (Jen-Days of our Lives

03/14/1982 Kate Maberly, actress
03/14/1989 Oliver Bernsen, son of Corbin Bernsen & Amanda Pays


Deaths:

03/14/ 840 Eginhard, French nobleman/biographer (Vita Karoli Magni), dies at 69

03/14/1272 Re Enzo, Italian poet/son of Emp Frederik II von Hohenstaufen, dies
03/14/1298 Petrus Johannis Olivi, South France theologist, dies
03/14/1490 Charles I, Duke of Savoy, dies at 21
03/14/1559 Jacques d'auchy, Waals baptist merchant, executed
03/14/1573 Claude II, of Lotharingen, duke of Aumale/murdered adm Coligny, dies

03/14/1590 Philip van Egmont, strategist/prince of Gavere, dies in battle at 30

03/14/1612 Philip Galle, Flemish engraver, dies at about 74
03/14/1647 Frederik Henry, count of Nassau/prince of Orange, dies
03/14/1682 Jacob I van Ruysdael, physician/landscape painter, dies at about 53
03/14/1757 John Byng, English admiral (Minorca), executed at 52
03/14/1760 Anton Filtz, composer, dies at 26
03/14/1768 Vigilio Blasio Faitello, composer, dies at 58
03/14/1801 Christian Friedrich Penzel, composer, dies at 63
03/14/1861 Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58
03/14/1883 Karl Marx, German philosopher (Communist Manifesto), dies
03/14/1899 Emile Erckmann, French writer (Waterloo), dies at 76
03/14/1903 Johannes H Weissenbruch, landscape painter, dies
03/14/1925 Walter Camp, father of American football, dies at 65
03/14/1932 George Eastman US industrialist (Kodak-camera), dies
03/14/1944 Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer, dies at 66
03/14/1953 Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia, dies at 56
03/14/1954 Ludomir Michal Rogowski, composer, dies at 72
03/14/1961 Akiba Rubinstein, Polish chess player (opening theorist), dies
03/14/1969 Am Shahn, US painter, dies at 70
03/14/1973 Murat B 'Chic' Young, US comic strip artist (Blondie), dies at 72
03/14/1975 Susan Hayward, actress (Young & Willing), dies at 56
03/14/1976 Alberta Franklin, dies
03/14/1976 Busby Berkeley, [William B Enos], US choreographer, dies at 80
03/14/1981 Ren‚ Clair, French director (It Happened Tomorrow), dies at 82?
03/14/1982 Kirill Vladimirovich Molchanov, composer, dies at 59
03/14/1983 Maurice Ronet, actor (Ciurcle of Love, Frantic, Sphinx), dies at 55
03/14/1984 Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman of Club Rome, dies at 7

03/14/1986 Benno Ammann, composer, dies at 82
03/14/1986 Edith Atwater, actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop), dies at 74
03/14/1986 Jozef Kresanek, composer, dies at 73
03/14/1989 Zita, Empress of Austria-Hungary, dies at 96
03/14/1991 Jef Houthuys, Belgian union leader (ACV, 1968-87), dies
03/14/1991 Robert Maroff, dies
03/14/1992 C V Wood Jr, theme park developer (Disneyland), dies at 71 of cancer

03/14/1992 Jean Poiret, French actor/writer (La Cage aux Folles), dies
03/14/1992 Ralph James, actor (Orson-Mork & Mindy), dies
03/14/1992 Steven Brian Pennell, 1st executed in Delaware in 45 years, at 34
03/14/1994 Abdelkader Alloula, Algerian playwright, murdered


Significant Events:

03/14/1559 Storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht & Woudrichem, Neth
03/14/1590 Battle at Ivry: French King Henri IV beats Catholic League
03/14/1629 Royal charter granted Massachusetts Bay Colony
03/14/1644 England grants patent for Providence Plantations (now Rhode Island)
03/14/1653 Johan van Galen beats English fleet at Livorno
03/14/1743 1st American town meeting (Boston's Faneuil Hall)
03/14/1794 Eli Whitney patents cotton gin
03/14/1812 Congress authorizes war bonds to finance War of 1812
03/14/1821 African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church founded (NY)
03/14/1826 General Congress of South American States assembles at Panam 
03/14/1836 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin leaves Australia
03/14/1862 Battle of New Bern, NC
03/14/1864 Rossini's 'Petite Messe Solennelle,' premieres in Paris
03/14/1864 Union troops occupy Fort de Russy, Louisiana
03/14/1870 Calif legislature approves act making Golden Gate Park possible
03/14/1885 R Luther discovers asteroid #247 Eukrate
03/14/1885 The opera 'The Mikado' is produced (London)
03/14/1888 2nd largest snowfall in NYC history (21')
03/14/1896 Sutro Baths (SF) opens by Cliff House (closed Sept 1, 1952)
03/14/1899 Montreal Shamrocks beat Queens Univ (Kingston Ont) for the Stanley C

03/14/1900 Hugo de Vries rediscovers Mendel's laws of genetics
03/14/1900 US currency goes on gold standard
03/14/1903 1st national bird reservation established in Sebastian, FL
03/14/1903 Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Rat Portage (Kenora) Thisles for Stanley Cup
03/14/1904 M Wolf discovers asteroids #524 Fidelio & #526 Jena
03/14/1906 A Kopff discovers asteroid #591 Irmgard
03/14/1908 Mont Wanderers beat Tor Trolley Leaguers for Stanley Cup (3rd of 190

03/14/1909 Amsterdam Social-Democratic Party (SDP) forms
03/14/1912 King Vittorio Emanuel III of Rome injured during assassination attem

03/14/1913 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #748 Simeisa
03/14/1913 John D Rockefeller gives $100 million to Rockefeller Foundation
03/14/1914 Serbia & Turkey sign peace treaty
03/14/1915 German cruiser Dresden blows itself up near coast of Chile
03/14/1916 Battle of Verdun - Germany attacks France
03/14/1918 1st concrete ship to cross the Atlantic (Faith) is launched, SF
03/14/1922 KGU-AM in Honolulu HI begins radio transmissions
03/14/1922 KSD-AM in Saint Louis MO begins radio transmissions
03/14/1922 WGR-AM in Buffalo NY begins radio transmissions
03/14/1923 Allies accepts Vilnus taking East-Galici‰ in Poland
03/14/1923 German High advisor prohibits NSDAP
03/14/1923 Pres Harding became 1st pres filing income tax report
03/14/1931 1st theater built for rear movie projection (NYC)
03/14/1931 M Wolf discovers asteroid #2650
03/14/1933 Civilian Conservation Corp, begins tree conservation
03/14/1933 Winston Churchill wants to boost air defense
03/14/1935 36-Folsom becomes 1st line to use 1-man streetcars
03/14/1936 Federal Register, 1st magazine of the US govt, publishes 1st issue
03/14/1939 Hungarian troops occupy Czechoslovakia Rutheni‰
03/14/1939 Nazi dissolve republic of Czechoslovakia
03/14/1941 Nazi occupiers of Holland forbid Jewish owned companies
03/14/1945 RAF bombs railway link at Hannover-Hamm
03/14/1946 Belgian govt of Spaak, forms
03/14/1948 Freedom Train arrives in SF
03/14/1950 FBI's '10 Most Wanted Fugitives' program begins
03/14/1950 Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1602 Indiana
03/14/1951 During Korean War, UN forces recapture Seoul
03/14/1951 Earthquake at Euskirchen, Germany
03/14/1953 KOLR TV channel 10 in Springfield, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
03/14/1953 Nikita Khrushchev succeeds Malenkov as secretary Comm Party
03/14/1954 KDAL (now KDLH) TV channel 3 in Duluth-Superior, MN (CBS) begins
03/14/1954 NBA Baltimore Bullets end a 32 game road losing streak
03/14/1957 Indonesian govt of Sastroamidjojo resigns
03/14/1958 South Africa government disallows ANC
03/14/1960 14 die in a train crash in Bakersfield Calif
03/14/1960 Wilt Chamberlain (Phila) sets NBA playoff record of 53 points
03/14/1962 Disarmament conference opens in Geneva without France
03/14/1962 Gordie Howe (Det Red Wings) is 2nd NHLer to score 500 goals
03/14/1963 SF Guy Rodgers ties NBA record with 28 assists
03/14/1964 Dallas jury finds Jack Ruby guilty of Lee Harvey Oswald murder
03/14/1965 Israeli govt approves diplomatic relations with West Germany
03/14/1967 1st NFL-AFL common draft, Balt Colts pick Bubba Smith
03/14/1967 JFK's body moved from temporary grave to a permanent memorial
03/14/1971 Barbra Striesand appears on 'The Burt Bacharach Special' on CBS TV
03/14/1971 South Vietnamese troops flee Laos
03/14/1971 The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes
03/14/1972 NBA's Cincinnati Royals announce they are moving to Kansas City
03/14/1973 Liam Cosgrave appointed president of Ireland
03/14/1976 Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins hias 7,000th race
03/14/1978 Marines terminate Molukse action in Province house (1 dead)
03/14/1978 NFL permanently adds 7th official (side judge)
03/14/1980 E Bowell discovers asteroids #2270 Yazhi & #2822 Sacajawea
03/14/1980 Polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are US amateur boxers)

03/14/1983 OPEC cut oil prices for 1st time in 23 years
03/14/1984 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41-C mission
03/14/1985 Michael Secrest (US) completes 24hr ride of 516 miles, 427 yards
03/14/1986 European Space Agency's Giotto flies by Halley's Comet (605 km)
03/14/1987 Katarina Witt wins her 3rd world figure skating championship
03/14/1990 Mikhail S Gorbachev becomes president of the Soviet Congress
03/14/1991 Emir of Kuwait returns to Kuwait City, after the Iraqis leave
03/14/1992 Farm Aid V
03/14/1992 NY Met Daryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden accused of rape
03/14/1992 Soviet newspaper 'Pravada' suspends publication
03/14/1993 3,000th performance of 'Nunsense'
03/14/1993 Johan Koss skates world record 5km (6:36.57)

Robert Wolfe

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