It's History!
Original script written & produced by RGA
Archives by Bruce T. Goldman
Click to visit more of The NickeySurf Network
Search in: Historical Events Famous Birthdays Famous Deaths

Welcome to It's History! for today, Monday, October 24, 2016.

Events for today in history Birthdays  Deaths
1492 24 Jews are burned at stake in Mecklenburg Germany
1531 Bavaria joins Schmalkaldische Union
1596 -26] Battle at Kerestes: Ottoman beat Austria-Hungary & Germany
1648 Treaty of Westphalia ends 30 year war & Holy Roman Empire
1648 Switzerland's independence recognized
1656 Treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant
1681 Earl of Shaftesbury accused of high treason in London
1795 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
1818 Felix Mendelssohn, 9, performs his 1st public concert (Berlin)
1836 A Phillips patents match
1851 William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel, satellites of Uranus
1856 Constitution of South Australia adopted
1857 World's 1st soccer club, Sheffield F C, founded in England
1861 1st US transcontinental telegram is sent (from SF to Wash DC)
1861 1st transcontinental telegram sent ending Pony Express
1861 West Virginia seceded from Virginia
1871 Mob in LA hangs 18 Chinese
1881 Levi P Morton, US ambas to France drives 1st rivet in Stat of Liberty
1882 Dr Robert Koch discovers germ that causes tuberculosis
1885 Johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna
1889 Softball rules adopted by Mid Winter Indoor Baseball League
1899 Battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army
1900 General Redvers Buller returns to England
1901 1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)
1903 1st trotter to run a mile under 2 minutes (Lou Dillon 1:58.1)
1903 George Sutton becomes billard champ
1904 1st NY subway opens
1908 Billy Murray hits the charts with "Take Me Outto the Ball Game"
1911 Robert Scott's expedition leaves Cape Evans for South Pole
1913 Joe Tinker fired as Cin Reds manager
1916 Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont
1917 Battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army
1922 German parliament mandates Ebert president until July 1925
1922 Irish Parliament adopts a constitution for an Irish Free State
1923 Gen Otto von Lossow calls Reichswehr to Berlin to form a dictatorship
1924 Christian Gen Feng Joe Siang occupies Beijing
1924 Nobel prize for fysiologie/medicine awarded to W Einthoven
1929 "Black Thursday," start of stock market crash, Dow Jones down 12.8%
1929 Ruby Vallee's Fleishmann Hour begins broadcasting on NBC radio
1929 Belgium princess Marie-José & Italian crown prince Umberto gets engaged, assassination attempt on Umberto fails
1931 Gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years for tax evasion
1931 George Washington Bridge connecting NY to NJ opens
1932 British govt signs trade treaty with USSR
1933 Langston Hughes' "Mulatto," premieres in NYC
1935 Italy invades Ethiopia [10/2]
1935 Judge Landis fines ump George Moriarty, Cubs mgr Charlie Grimm & Chic players W English, B Jurges & B Herman for actions in World Series
1938 US forbids child labor in factories
1939 Benny Goodman records "Let's Dance"
1939 Joe DiMaggio wins AL MVP, Jimmie Foxx is runner-up
1939 Nazi require wearing of star of David
1939 Nylon stockings go on sale for 1st time (Wilmington Delaware)
1940 40 hour work week goes into effect (Fair Labor Standards of 1938)
1940 Hitler meets Marshal Pétain
1940 Japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball
1940 Protestant churches protest against dismissal of Jew civil servants
1942 2nd day of battle at El Alamein: British infantry
1943 Anti-nazi Clandestine Radio Soldatsender Calais begins transmitting
1944 Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners
1944 US air raid on Jap battleships/cruisers in Sibuya Sea: Musashi sinks
1944 US aircraft carrier Princeton sinks at Philippines
1944 US capt David Mccampbell shoots down 9-11 Jap planes in Gulf of Leyte
1945 Charter of United Nations of force became
1945 France (PC/PS/MRP win parliamentary election (25/24/23%)
1945 UN charter comes into effect
1946 Netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire
1947 Series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States)
1948 Bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War"
1948 Francis Poulenc's "Sinfonietta," premieres
1948 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical In Multiplicibus Curis
1948 WJBK TV channel 2 in Detroit, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1951 Jan de Hartog's "4 Poster," premieres in NYC
1951 United Nation publishes its 1st postage stamps
1952 Arab Liberation Movement becomes only party of Syria
1953 KOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year
1956 Soviet troops invade Hungary, Imre Nagy becomes PM of Hungary
1957 Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City
1958 USSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam
1959 US premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert
1960 Disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash
1961 "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 perfs
1962 In Cuban missile crisis, the US blockade of Cuba begins
1963 "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 perfs
1963 KRO shows 1st Bonanza
1963 Sandy Koufax is unanimous winner of Cy Young Award
1964 "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs
1964 18th Olympic games close at Tokyo, Japan
1964 Belgian para's liberate 1,000 white hostages in Stanleyville
1964 Dr Kenneth David Kaunda becomes president of Zaire
1964 Zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1964 Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla scores 166 on Cricket debut v Australia
1964 Test Cricket debut of Asif Iqbal, Majid Khan & Khalid Ibadulla v Aust
1965 Benjamin Britten's "Voices for Today," premieres
1965 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Golf Tournament
1968 Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithful busted for pot, released on œ50 bail
1969 Hanif, Mushtaq & Sadiq Mohammad start their only Test Cricket together
1970 Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show
1970 Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile
1971 Harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds)
1971 Texas Stadium opens-Cowboys beat Patriots 44-21
1973 Heavy fog causes 65 car collision killing 9 on NJ Turnpike
1973 John Lennon sues US govt to admit FBI is tapping his phone
1973 Yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus
1974 Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year (Texas Rangers)
1975 Turkish diplomat shot dead in Paris
1976 1st Jewish film & TV festival
1976 6th NYC Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman in 2:39:11
1976 7th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:10:10
1976 Hua Guofeng succeeds Mao as China's party leader
1976 Sadiq & Mushtaq Mohammad score tons in same Test Cricket innings v NZ
1978 Keith Richards convicted of heroin possession in Toronto
1978 NHL Toronto Maple Leafs set own team record of 28 pts vs NY Islanders
1979 Billy Martin punches a marshmallow salesman, puts job in jeopardy
1979 Guinness Book of Records presents Paul McCartney with a rhodium disc
1980 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1980 Iraqi troops occupies Khorramshar
1980 John Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK
1980 Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity
1982 "Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." opens at St James Theater NYC for 9 perfs
1982 12th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:27:14
1982 13th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:29
1984 11 members of Colombo crime family arrested
1984 Intelsat 5 re-enters Earth's atmosphere 5 months after it failed
1984 Steffi Graf plays her 1st pro tennis match
1986 Dodgers' Bill Russell, 38, announces his retirement
1986 Great Britain drops diplomatic relations with Syria
1987 Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate
1987 NBC technicians accept pact, end 118 day strike
1988 NY Islander's & NHL high scorer, Mike Bossy retires
1988 Traveling Wilburys Volume One is released
1988 Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown
1989 After a weeks delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played
1989 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1989 Rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud
1990 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1991 "Dancing at Lughnasa" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 421 perfs
1991 Larry Ryckman purchases CFL Calgary Stampeders
1992 Toronto Blue Jays beat Atl Braves, 4 games to 2, in 88th World Series
1993 "Wonderful Tennessee" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 9 performances
1994 Bomb attack on opposition in Sri Lanka, 55+ killed
1995 Total solar eclipse in SW/S Asia (2m09s)
1996 Hasan Raza makes Test Cricket debut for Pakistan age 14 yrs 238 days
1996 Last game at Atlanta County Fulton Stadium. Yanks win record 8th straight road post season win (with no loses)
1997 Marv Albert sentenced in assault case

Birthdays for today in history Events  Deaths
1607John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver
1632Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)
1739Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbttel, duchess of Saxony-Weimar
1788Sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb)
1789Jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-6)
1789Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, composer
1794Friedrich B Freiherr von Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant
1796August v Platen, writer
1808Ernst Friedrich Richter, composer
1811Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist/composer/conductor
1815John Edwards, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1830Belva Bennett Lockwood, attorney (1st lady to argue in Supreme Court)
1842Josef Nesvera, composer
1844Karl Lueger, anti semitic mayor of Vienna
1854Hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (Heterogenen Gleichgewichte)
1863Manuel Manrique de Lara y Berry, composer
1867Franco Leoni, composer
1869Lodewijk Scharpé, Flemish literature historian
1877Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer
1877Rika H E Hopper, Dutch actress (Anastasia)
1878Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)
1881Paulus B Barth, Swiss painter/lithographer
1882Imre Emmerich K lm n, Hungarian composer (Czardasfrstin)
1882Sybil Thorndike, England, actress (Saint Joan)
1885Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem)
1886Delmira Augustini, Uruguayan poet (El Libro Blanco)
1887Victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso
1890Chicago Mainbocher, uniform designer (Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Waves)
1890Kathleen Lockhart Manning, composer
1891Geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker, Dutch actress (The Two Orphans)
1891Rafael L Trujillo Molina, president/dictator of Dom Rep (1930-61)
1892Kurt Huber, German philosopher/resistance fighter
1896Jack Warner, [Waters], London England, actor (Christmas Carol)
1897Lazar Weiner, composer
1899Ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)
1900Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages
1900Karl Otto Runolfsson, composer
1904Moss Hart, Bronx NY, playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1)
1905Elizabeth Poston, composer
1906Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter
1908John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist
1911Clarence M Kelley, FBI head
1911Sonny Terry, rocker
1913Molly Mary Hyde, cricketer
1915Jean Vallerand, composer
1915Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone (Figaro-Barber of Seville)
1917Marshall Goldberg, NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals)
1920Louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Medea, Uncle Wanja)
1923Denise Levertov, American poet/essayist (Joy Beneath the Skin)
1923Reed van Delft, [Hendrika M Schwartz], actress (Golden draagkoets)
1924Jose Casanovas, composer
1924Piet Roozenburg, World champ checker player (1948 . . 55)
1925Jayaaram N Reddy, South African politician/banker
1925Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder)
1925Luciano Berio, Oneglia Italy, composer (Chemins)
1926Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)
1927Renato de Grandis, composer
1928Gabriel Laub, Polish writer
1928Ken Hough, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in two Tests v England 1959)
1929George H Crumb, Charleston WV, composer (Pulitzer 1968-Echoes of Time)
1929James Brosnan, baseball player/writer (Long Season)
1930Big Bopper, [JP Richardson], Sabine Pass Tx, vocalist (Chantiily Lace)
1930Johan Galtung, Norway, polemologist (Meaning of Nonviolence)
1930Raj Bagri, Indies/British merchant in metal
1931Sofiya Asgatovna Gubaydulina, composer
1934Arvind Apte, cricketer (brother of Madhav Scored 8 & 7 in one Test)
1934Margie Masters, LPGA golfer
1936Annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch politican (VVD)
1936Bill Wyman, England, rocker (Rolling Stones-Under My Thumb)
1936David Nelson, NYC, actor (Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet)
1936Rainer Kunad, composer
1937Miguel Angel Coria, composer
1938Fred E Finn, SF Calif, pianist (Mickie Finn's)
1939Uri Sharvit, composer
1940David Sainsbury, English billionaire/founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)
1940F Murray Abraham, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Amadeus, Mad Man)
1941Frank AM Aendenboom, Flemish actor (Lion of Flanders)
1943Jose Serrano, (Rep-D-New York)
1944Ted Templeman, rocker
1946Jerry Edmonton, Canada, rock drummer (Steppenwolf)
1947Edgar Broughton, rocker
1947Kevin Kline, St Louis, actor (Sophie's Choice, Big Chill)
1948Dale "Buffin" Griffin, rock drummer (Mott The Hoople)
1948Kweisi Mfume, (Rep-D-Maryland)/CEO (NAACP)
1950Terry Buffin, rock drummer (British Lions)
1951Todd Crespi, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Magician)
1953Billy Thomas, Ft Meyers Fla, singer (McBride & Ride-I Count on You)
1953James di Donato, twin who swam the butterfly 406 miles
1953Jonathan di Donato, twin who swam the butterfly 406 miles
1954Doug Davidson, Glendale CA, actor (Paul Williams-Young & Restless)
1954Jaap J Feenstra, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1954Perry Lee "Tiny" Tavares, rocker
1955Ghulam Parkar, cricketer (Indian batsman v England 1982)
1958Mathilde Santing, Dutch rock singer (Breast & Brow)
1958Pam Gietzen, LPGA golfer
1960Carolien de Windt, Suriname/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
1960Ian Baker-Finch, Nambour Queensland, PGA golfer (1991 British Open)
1961Rafael Belliard, Pueblo Nuevo Dom Rep, infielder (Atlanta Braves)
1961Russell Swanson, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer
1961Susan Leigh Still, Augusta Ga, lt cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 83, 94)
1962B D Wong, SF CA, actor (Freshman, Mystery Date)
1962Jay Novacek, NFL tight end (Dallas Cowboys)
1964Griffin O'Neal, actor (April Fools Day, Wraith)
1964Patrick Hunter, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
1965Donald Frank, NFL cornerback (Minn Vikings)
1965Vernice Smith, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, St Louis Rams)
1966F P Santangelo, Livonia MI, outfielder (Montreal Expos)
1966Shawn Lee, NFL defensive tackle (SD Chargers)
1967Ian Bishop, cricketer (West Indian fast bowler)
1968Adrian Dale, cricketer (prolific Glamorgan & England A batsman)
1968Francisco Claver, Spain, tennis star
1968Ken Ryan, Pawtucket RI, pitcher (Phila Phillies)
1969Arthur Rhodes, Waco Texas, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles)
1969Kelvin Pritchett, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1969Morena Corwin, Seoul, Korea, playmate (Sep, 1992)
1970Alonza Bevan, London, bassist/tabla (Kula Shaker)
1970Lamont Hollinquest, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1970Todd Riech, Polson Montana, javelin thrower
1970Walter Dunson, NFL running back/kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)
1971Aaron Bailey, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
1971Mike Verstegen, NFL guard (NO Saints)
1972Eric Sutton, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1972Louis Michael Anthony Sassin, Boston, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun)
1972Natasha Ann Courter, Davenport Iowa, Miss America-Iowa (1997)
1972Pat Williams, defensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
1972Ruxandra Dragomir, Pitesti Rom, tennis star (1996 Bournemouth doubles)
1972Susan Barnett, Miss Pennsylvania USA (1996)
1972T J Cunningham, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks)
1972Tom Fletcher, NFL defensive safety (Seattle Seahawks)
1973Kenny Holmes, defensive end (Tennessee Oilers)
1974Alexander PGR duke of Ulster, son of English prince Richard
1974Nathan Parks, tackle (KC Chiefs)
1975Corey Dillon, HB (Cincinnati Bengals)
1976Yanda Nossiter, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1979Amanda Aardsma, Miss Colorado Teen USA (1997)
1988Daniel Shalikar, actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kids)
1988Joshua Shalikar, actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kids)

Deaths for today in history Events  Birthdays
0996Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58
1521Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57
1537Jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies
1579Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51
1601Tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54
1649Ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89
1655Pierre Gassendi, French philosopher, dies at 63
1667Gabriel Metsu, Dutch painter, buried
1679Barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66
1785Jean-Jacques Robson, composer, dies at 64
1789Lucretia W van Winter-van Merken, Dutch poet, dies at 68
1789Joaquin de Oxinaga, composer, dies at 69
1799Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59
1852Daniel Webster, lawyer/speaker/minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 70
1860Elie Decazes, French Bourbon Restoration politician, dies at 80
1864James Jay Archer, US Conf brig-general, dies in battle at 46
1897Francis Turner Palgrave, poet/editor (Golden Treasury), dies at 73
1898Pierre C Puvis de Chavannes, French painter (Panthéon), dies at 73
1901Paul Henrion, composer, dies at 82
1902Vladislav Ivanovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 69
1912Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Zeesterre), dies at 83
1918Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer, dies at 86
1925Jindrich S Baar, Czech pastor/writer (Lusy), dies at 56
1929Peter J Blok, Dutch historian, dies at 74
1930Renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor/director (Dr Faustus), dies at 26
1931Murray Bisset, cricketer (S Afr)/Chief Justice of Rhodesia, dies
1935Henri Pirenne, historian (Lesson villes ouch moyen-ƒge), dies at 73
1938Ernst Barlach, writer, dies at 68
1940Victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74
1941S ndor Reményik, [Végv ri], Hungarian poet (Campfire), dies at 51
1942Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (1 Test England 1921, 1 run, 1 catch), dies
1944Lauri S A Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), dies at 54
1945Robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide
1945Vidkun Quisling, Norwegian Min of Defense/PM (1942-45), executed at 58
1948Franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78
1949Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70
1952Frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61
1953Ernest Irving, composer, dies at 74
1957Christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 in Italy
1958Theodor Kröger, German author (Forgotten Village), dies at 61
1958Martin Fallas Shaw, composer, dies at 83
1958Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81
1961Milan Stoyadinovich, fascist Yugoslavia PM (1935-39), dies at 73
1963Beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29
1967Lyle Latell, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon), dies at 63
1969Otto Jochum, composer, dies at 71
1970Richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54
1971Carl Ruggles, US composer (Evocations), dies at 95
1971Chuck Hughes, Detroit Lion collapses during game & later, dies
1971Fernand Quinet, Belgian composer/conductor (Guerre), dies at 73
1972Jackie Robinson, 1st black baseball player (Bkln Dodgers), dies at 53
1973Jack Iverson, cricketer (5 Tests 21 wickets S1024 15 23), dies
1973Allan "Rocky" Lane, actor (voice of Mr Ed, Red Ryder), dies at 72
1974David Oistrach, Russian violinist, dies at 65
1975Ismail Erez, Turkish ambassador, killed by car bomb in Paris
1976Richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70
1980Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30
1981Deborah Baltzell, actress (Karen-I'm a Big Girl Now), dies at 25
1982James Philbrook, actor (Islanders, Investigators), dies at 58
1983Jessica Savitch, news anchor (NBC-TV), dies at 35
1984Walter Woolf King, actor/TV host (Lights Cameras Action), dies at 85
1984Edith Massey, actress (Polyester, Pink Flamingos), dies at 66
1987Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86
1991Gene Roddenberry, creator (Star Trek), dies of cardiac arrest at 70
1991Leon Clements, journalist (Interlijnen), dies at 43
1992Laurie Colwin, novelist (Happy All the Time), dies at 48
1992Alexander V Van de Wall Bake, staff leader/gov KMA Breda, dies
1993Ben Scholtens, historian (Gaama Duumi), murdered at 39
1993Desmond Nuttall, English theorist, dies at 49
1993Tonino Nardi, Italian cinematographer (Porte Manifest), dies at 54
1994Raul Julia, actor (Addams Family), dies of stroke at 54
1994Gamini Dissanayake, Sri Lankain presidential candidate, murdered
1994Alexandr Nikolaievich Shelepin, dir of KGB (1958-61), dies
1995Emile Jonassaint, president of Haiti (1994), dies at 82
1995Ronald Selby Wright, minister, dies at 87
1996Arthur Axmann, head of Hitler Youths in (1940-45), dies at 83
1996Bruce Matthews, newspaper executive, dies at 71
1996Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, diplomat, dies at 96
1996Roderick Barclay, diplomat, dies at 87
1996Sid Pye, drummer, dies at 55
1997Don Messick, cartoon voice (Astro-Jetsons, Bamm Bamm), dies at 62

[ Top ]

Yesterday's History   Tomorrow's History   More History Pages

Search in: Historical Events Famous Birthdays Famous Deaths

Add It's History To Your Web Page

Original script written & produced by RGA
Archives by Bruce T. Goldman