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Events for tomorrow in history Birthdays  Deaths
0866 Pope Nicholas I answers the envoys of Boris (Ad consulta vestra)
1002 English king Ethelred II launches massacre of Danish settlers
1511 England signs on to the Saint League
1553 English Lady Jane Grey/bishop Cranmer accused of high treason
1565 King Philip II's "Letters out Segovia" reaches Brussels
1565 Pope Pius IV publishes degree Professi fidei
1642 Battle at Turnham Green, London: King Charles I vs English parliament
1673 Prince Willem III/Raimundo earl Montecuccoli conquer Bonn
1715 Battle at Sheriffmuir: English army beats Scottish earl of Mar
1715 Pro-James Edward Stuart-rebellion surrenders
1775 American Revolutionary forces capture Montréal
1781 English troops occupy Negapatam Ceylon
1789 Ben Franklin writes "Nothing . . . certain but death & taxes"
1830 Oliver Wendell Holmes publishes "Old Ironsides"
1839 1st US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY
1843 Mt Rainier in Washington State erupts
1849 Peter Burnett elected 1st governor of California
1851 1st meeting of anti-revolutionary "Netherlands & Orange"
1851 Telegraph connection between London-Paris linked
1854 "New Era" sinks off NJ coast with loss of 300
1862 Battle of Holly Spring, MS
1865 1st US gold certificates issued
1865 PT Barnum's New American museum opens in Bridgeport
1865 US issues 1st gold certificates
1868 American Philological Association organized in NY
1875 Harvard-Yale game is 1st college football contest with uniforms
1875 National Bowling Association organized in NYC
1885 Serbian army occupies Bulgaria
1895 1st shipment of canned pineapple from Hawaii
1900 Baltimore Orioles (now NY Yankees) enter baseball's American League
1906 C W Gregory out for 383 as NSW make 763 v Queensland
1907 French cyclist Paul Cornu flies 1st helicopter (twin rotor)
1909 259 miners die in a fire at St Paul Mine at Cherry Ill
1909 Ben Simpson of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game
1913 1st modern elastic brassiere patented by Mary Phelps Jacob
1916 British offensive at Ancre Belgium
1918 Monarch Friedrich of Waldeck & Pyrmont abdicates throne
1918 Russia cancels Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
1918 Stahlhelm forms (anti communist/Polish/French) in Magdenburg
1920 Hudson River frozen at Albany (1820?)
1921 "Sheik," starring Rudolph Valentino, is released
1921 US, France, Japan & British Empire sign a Pacific Treaty
1922 Black Renaissance begins Harlem NY
1922 George Cohan's musical "Little Nellie Kelly," premieres in NYC
1922 Marc Connelly/George Kaufman's "'49ers," premieres in NYC
1926 Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) uprising in Bantam West Java
1927 NY-NJ Holland Tunnel, 1st twin-tube underwater auto tunnel, opens
1928 Bradman scores 132* for NSW against MCC
1930 WA Drake's "Grand Hotel," premieres in NYC
1931 Hattie Caraway (D-AK) appointed 1st US woman senator
1933 1st modern sit-down strike, Hormel meat packers, Austin, Minn
1935 Anti-British riots in Egypt
1937 NBC forms 1st full-sized symphony orchestra exclusively for radio
1938 America's 1st saint, Mother Frances Cabrini, beatified
1940 Walt Disney's "Fantasia" released
1941 British aircraft carrier "Ark Royal" sank in Mediterranean
1941 German Abweht consults with Chetnikleider Draza Mihailovic
1942 Chaotic "sea battle of Friday the 13th" at Guadalcanal
1942 Minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18
1945 Australian Services draw 1st Victory Test against India
1946 1st artificial snow produced from a natural cloud, Mt Greylock, MA
1946 Bradman scores 106 for an Australian XI v the MCC
1948 "As the Girls Go" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 420 perfs
1950 US win 1st world championship bridge contest
1951 Lefty O'Doul's all-stars, including Joe DiMaggio & Billy Martin, lose 3-1 to Pacific League all-star team (Japan)
1952 False fingernails 1st sold
1952 KLBK TV channel 13 in Lubbock, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 Dmitri Shostakovitch' 4th String Quartet, premieres
1955 1st live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba
1955 Argentine gen Pedro Aramburu succeeds E Lonardi as president
1956 Supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses
1958 NYC Mayor Robert Wagner announces plans to begin a new baseball called the Continental League
1960 Fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude Spain)
1960 Sammy Davis Jr marries Swedish actress May Britt
1961 WCBB TV channel 10 in Augusta, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting
1964 Bob Petit (St Louis Hawks) becomes 1st NBAer to score 20,000 points
1964 Pope Paul VI gives tiara to poor
1965 "Skyscraper" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 248 performances
1965 "Yarmouth Castle" burns & sinks off Bahamas, killing 89
1965 Director Kenneth Tynan says the word "Fuck" on BBC
1966 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
1967 Carl B Stokes sworn-in as 1st major city black mayor (Cleveland Oh)
1967 NL owners OK AL expansion to Seattle & Kansas City
1968 Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP
1969 VP Spiro T Agnew accused network TV news depts of bias & distortion
1970 Cyclone kills estimated 300,000 in Chittagong Bangladesh
1970 Flooding ravages Ganges delta, 200,000-1 million killed
1970 Lt Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes PM of Syria following military coup
1970 VP Spiro Agnew calls TV executives "impudent snobs"
1971 Mariner 9, 1st to orbit another planet (Mars)
1973 "Gigi" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 103 performances
1973 Oakland A's Reggie Jackson wins AL MVP unanimously
1974 Dodgers Steve Garvey wins NL MVP
1975 "Musical Jubilee" opens at St James Theater NYC for 92 performances
1977 25th Islander shut-out Resch 6-0 Gilles scores on 5th penalty shot
1977 Final Al Capp comic strip of "Li'l Abner" (1934-77)
1977 Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open
1978 NASA launches HEAO
1979 British newspaper "Times" resumes publishing after 1 year
1979 Ronald Reagan in NY announces his candidacy for president
1979 Willie Stargell & Keith Hernandez share NL MVP Award NL
1980 US spacecraft Voyager I sent back 1st close-up pictures of Saturn
1980 Gabriella Brum, 18, of W Germany crowned 30th Miss World, she resigns the next day, because she wants to marry her 52 year old boyfriend
1981 Ringo releases "Wrack My Brains"
1982 Korean boxer Duk Koo Kim fatally injured when KOed by Ray Mancini
1982 Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in Washington DC
1983 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1984 David Levy finds his 1st comet
1984 Ryne Sandberg wins the NL MVP Award
1985 Dwight Gooden, youngest 20 game winner, wins Cy Young award
1985 Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, kills 25,000
1986 Giselle Jeanne-Marie LaRonde of Trinidad, 23, crowned 36th Miss World
1986 NASA launches space vehicle S-199
1986 US president Reagan confesses weapon sales to Iran
1987 1st condom commercial on BBC TV
1989 Paul McCartney releases "Figure of 8" & "Ou Est Le Soleil"
1990 Oakland's Bob Welch wins AL Cy Young Award
1991 Bomb attack on Aad Kosto, Dutch social dem party-asst sec of state
1991 Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award
1992 Riddick Bowe beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
1993 7.1 seaquake east of Kamchatka
1993 Chinese MD82 makes crash landing at Urumqi, 12 killed
1993 Pakistan minister of Foreign affairs Faruk Leghari elected president
1994 Sweden agrees to join European Union
1996 "Three Sisters," closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
1996 Joel Armengaud discovers 2^1398269 - 1 (35th known Mersenne prime)
1996 Padres third baseman Ken Caminiti is 4th unanimous winner of NL MVP
1997 "Lion King," opens at New Amersterdam Theater NYC
1997 Ken Griffey Jr unanimously wins AL MVP
1997 UN pulls out arms inspection teams from Iraq
Birthdays for tomorrow in history Events  Deaths
0354[Christian] Aurelius Augustine, bp of Hippo in Roman Africa
1312Edward III, king of England (1327-77, raped countess of Salisbury)
1504Philip the Generous, landgrave of Hesse
1559Albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal
1663Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow, composer
1679Thomas-Philippe d'alsace et de Boussu, South Netherland cardinal
1699Jan Zach, composer
1718Anton Laube, composer
1759Timothy Olmstead, composer
1789Martin de Ron, composer
1792Edward John Trelawney, England, traveler/author (Adv of Younger Son)
1804Theophilus Hunter Holmes, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1880
1809John AB Dahlgren, US Union lt adm/inventor (Civil war Dahlgren-cannon)
1811Yuri Arnold, composer
1813John Wolcott Phelps, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885
1813Peter II Petrovic Njegos, poet/ruler of Montenegro (1830-51)
1814Joseph Hooker, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1879
1819Henry Brinley Richards, British? pianist/composer
1831James Maxwell, Edinburgh Scot, physicist (Treatise on Electricity)
1833Edwin Thomas Booth, US, US Hall of Fame/actor (Hamlet)
1834Ignacio M Altamirano, Mexican author (El Zarco)
1838Joseph F Smith, 6th pres of Mormon church
1848Albert HK, monarch of Monaco (1889-1922)
1850Robert Louis Stevenson, Scotland, author (Treasure Island)
1854George Whitfield Chadwick, Lowell Mass, composer (Judi Van Winke)
1855Daniël F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker
1856Louis D Brandeis, Mass, 68th Supreme Court Justice (1916-39)
1856Sigwart Aspestrand, composer
1858Percy McDonnell, cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's)
1868Pierre Maurice, composer
1870Henry Kolker, Quincy IL, actor (Real Glory, Thoroughbreds Don't Cry)
1875Rogelio del Villar, composer
1878John C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)
1879Maurice Delage, composer
1882John Lowry, Mount Vernon NY, NYC builder (Radio City Music Hall)
1885Montague Fawcett Phillips, composer
1893Edward A Doisy Sr, US bio-chemist (Vitamin K1, Nobel 1943)
1896Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60)
1898Earl Sande, jockey (Hall of Famer)
1902Gustav von Koenigswald, paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus)
1904Gertrude Olmsted, Chicago IL, actress (The Monster)
1906Conrad Thibault, Northbridge Mass, singer (Jacques Fray Music Room)
1906Hermione Baddeley, England, actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude, Good Life)
1907Josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan)
1907Lewis Boddington, aerospace engineer
1909Gunnar Björnstrand, Stockholm Sweden, actor (Shame, Dreams)
1909Paul de Vree, Flemish author (Between Doubt & Tears)
1913Alexander Scourby, Brooklyn, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant)
1915Howard Cooke, Jamaica, (1991 Mico Gold Medal Award)
1915Robert Sutton, electronics engineer
1916Jack Elam, Miami AZ, actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo)
1917Robert Sterling, Newcastle PA, actor (George Kirby-Adv of Topper)
1918Janine Andrade, French violinist
1921Eddie Calhoun, jazz bassist
1921Joonas Kokkonen, composer
1921Yoshiro Irino, composer
1922Jack Narz, Louisville Ky, TV gameshow host (Dotto, Video Village)
1922Madeleine Sherwood, Montreal, actress (Mother Superior-Flying Nun)
1922Oskar Werner, film actor/director (Shoes of the Fisherman, Das Ekel)
1923Linda Christian, Tampico, Mexico, actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone)
1925Inez van Dullemen, Dutch author
1926Max Vernon Mathews, composer
1929Steef C Weijers, Dutch MP (CDA)
1930Fred Harris, (Sen-D-Okla)
1930Nico Scheepmaker, Dutch columnist/poet
1931Anthony Jacobs, English industrialist (BSM)
1931Joan Lestor, British MP
1931John A Manke, US test pilot (HL-10)
1932Olga Connolly-Fikotova, Czech, US discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1956)
1932Richard Mulligan, Bronx NY, actor (Soap, Empty's Nest, Big Bus)
1933Adrienne Corri, Glasgow Scotland, actress (River, Dr Zhivago)
1933Clyde McPhatter, rocker
1933Peter Härtling, writer
1934Garry Marshall, NYC, producer (Laverne & Shirley)
1935Thomas Augustine Martin, academic
1937Kamahl, [Kamalesvaran], Australian singer (Elephant Song)
1938Jean Seberg, Marshaltown Iowa, actress (Breathless, Paint Your Wagon)
1940Jack Birkenshaw, cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74)
1940Joan Haanappel, figure skater/sports reporter
1940Justine "Baby" Washington, US singer (Only Those in Love)
1941Dack Rambo, Delano Calif, actor (Guns of Will Sonnett, Dallas)
1941Mel Stottlemyre, Wash, pitcher (NY Yankee)/pitching coach (NY Met)
1942Beth Brickell, Camden Arkansas, actress (Gentle Ben)
1943John Paul Hammond, NYC, blues singer (So Many Roads)
1943Robert Jay Sigel, Narberth PA, PGA golfer (1994 GTE West Classic)
1944Ken Shuttleworth, cricketpaceman (England on 1970-71 Ashes tour)
1944Timmy Thomas, US singer/songwriter (Why Can't We Live Together)
1944Wouter R van Romondt, Dutch/Dutch Antillean cartoonist
1946Al Luginbill, Pomona Calif, WLAF head coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
1946Martin Bresnick, composer
1947Joe Mantegna, Chicago Ill, actor (House of Games, Weeds)
1948Sheila Frazier, NYC, actress (Gloria-Lazarus Syndrome)
1949Roger Steen, rock guitarist/vocalist (Tubes)
1949Terry Reid, rock guitarist (River, Bang Bang You're Terry Reid)
1949Whoopi Goldberg, [Caryn Johnson], NYC, actress (Color Purple, Burglar)
1950Gilbert Perreault, NHL center (over 500 goals)
1951Beth Anders, Norristown Penn, field hockey sweeper (Oly-bronze-1984)
1951Bill Gibson, Calif, rock drummer (Huey Lewis & The News)
1951Janet Collins, ballerina, 1st Black dancer with Opera Co (Aida)
1953Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken, English pop drummer (The Pogues)
1953Larry Miller, comedian (Dream On, Favor, Dream Lover)
1953Tracy Scoggins, Galveston Tx, actress (Colbys, Gumshoe Kid)
1956Aldo Nova, rocker (Blood on the Bricks)
1956Christopher Noth, actor (Jakarta)
1957Ronald Shusett, Hamburg Germany, author (Project Mankind)
1958Linda Jackson, Montreal Quebec, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1959Anne Manning, Australian walker (Olympics-96)
1959Rosie Jones, Santa Ana CA, LPGA golfer (1988 USX Golf Classic)
1961Edwin "Rick" Bakker, Dutch author: Rick's Report, AIDS Diary
1962Blair Rasmussen, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
1962Gaetano Orlando, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
1963Thilo Timothy Newman, Hamburg Germany, writer (Freejack, Alien)
1963Vinny Testaverde, NFL quarterback (Cleve Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
1964Ronald Agenor, Rabat Morocco, tennis player (1989 French quarters)
1965Kevin Gamble, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
1965Rob Natal, Long Beach CA, catcher (Florida Marlins)
1965Sheryl Boyle, Renfrew Ontario, kayaker (Olympics-96)
1965Zeljko Petrovic, soccer player (FC The Bosch/RKC)
1966Rumeal Robinson, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Detroit Pistons)
1967Randi Ingerman, Phila Pa, actress (Trade Winds)
1967Steve Christie, NFL kicker (Buffalo Bills)
1968Mark Fitzpatrick, Toronto, NHL goalie (Florida Panthers)
1968Pat Hentgen, Detroit MI, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1968Tami Whitlinger-Jones, Neenah Wisc, tennis star (1995 Futures-Sedona)
1971Anthony Whiteman, England, 800m/1500m runner
1971Craig Powell, NFL linebacker (Cleve Browns)
1971John Francis Zingg, Boston Mass, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys)
1971Matthew Minagall, cricketer (S Australian lefty wrist-spinner 1991-95)
1971Noah Hathaway, actor (Troll, Neverending Story)
1971Ron Rivers, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
1972Kimberlee Ann McKay, Belle Fourche SD, Miss America-SD (1996)
1972Shom-Rock, rocker (Young Nation)
1972T-Haxx, rocker (DYC)
1973George Harris, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
1973Samantha Riley, Brisbane Australia, breastroker (Oly-2 bronze-92, 96)
1975Sarah Pitkowski, Seclin France, tennis star (1995 Futures-Koksijde)
1977Tammy Leigh Ashton, Miss North Carolina Teen USA (1996)
1981Kirsty-Leigh Brown, Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)
Deaths for tomorrow in history Events  Birthdays
0867Nicholas I, (the Great), pope (858-67), dies at 67
1004Abbo van Fleury, [Floriacensis], French abbott/saint, dies
1093Edward Macduncan, Scot crown prince/son of Malcolm II, dies in battle
1093Malcolm III MacDuncan, king of Scotland, dies in battle
1288Beatrice van Kortr˜k/Brabant, Belgian wife of king Henry, dies at 63
1319Erik VI Menved, king of Denmark (1286-1319), dies
1359Ivan II, great ruler of Moscow & Vladimir, dies
1460Henry the Navigator, prince of Portugal, dies at 66
1620Louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange, dies at 65
1624Thomas Erpenius, [van Erp], oriëntalist/arab (Arab grammatica), dies
1687Nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, mistress of Charles II of England, dies at 37
1689Philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70
1706Godfried Schalcken, painter/etcher/engraver, dies
1770George Grenville, British premier (1763-65)/Stamp Act, dies at 58
1771Conrad E Ackermann, German actor/theater director, dies at 61
1779Thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker, dies at 61
1829Sam Patch, loses his live in a 125' dive into Genesse Falls
1849William Etty, English painter (nudist), dies at 62
1862Ludwig Uhland, writer, dies at 75
1863Carnot Posey, Confederate brig-generaal, dies at 50
1868Gioachino (Antonio) Rossini, composer (Barber of Seville), dies at 76
1877Pietro Coppola, composer, dies at 83
1893Antoine T d'abbadie, French explorer: Ethiopia, dies at 78
1896Antonio Pena y Goni, composer, dies at 50
1903Wilhelm von Polenz, German author (Country of Zukunft), dies
1909Aeneas Mackay, Dutch Internal minister (ARP)/Colonization, dies at 70
1916Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer, dies at 35
1917Emile Durkheim, French sociologist (Le suicide), dies
1918Marten Baersma, [MH Bottema], Fries author, dies at 28
1928Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist, dies at 60
1939George Nicholls Jr, actor (Finishing School), dies at 42
1942Daniel J Callaghan, US spy (at Guadalcanal), dies
1942Douglas H Fox, US captain of destroyer Barton, dies in battle
1942Norman Scott, US admiral (at Guadalcanal), dies
1944Paul Graener, composer, dies at 72
1944Wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35), dies
1950Gösta Forsell, Swedish radiologist, dies at 74
1951Hertha Kräftner, writer, dies at 23
1951Hugo Leichtentritt, composer, dies at 77
1951Nikolai Karlovich Metner, composer, dies at 71
1954Fay Baker, actress (Sorority Girl), dies at 60
1957Antonín Z potocky, premier/president of Czechoslovakia, dies at 72
1958Bart A van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), dies at 81
1961Fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Unknown Woman), dies at 63
1961Wally Brown, actor (Jed Fame-Cimarron City), dies at 57
1967Pierre Moulaert, composer, dies at 60
1973Bruno Maderna, Italian composer/conductor (Satyricon), dies at 53
1973Elsa Schiaparelli, French fashion designer, dies at 77
1973Lila Lee, actress (Blood & Sand), dies of stroke at 68
1974Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor/director (Boccacio 70), dies
1974Karen Silkwood, killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances
1978George Hearne, S Afr cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies
1979Rebecca Clarke, composer, dies at 93
1982Dorothy [Little-]Round, England, tennis star (Never on Sunday), dies
1982Chesney Allen, actress (Okay for Sound, Frozen Limits), dies at 88
1982Babette Deutsch, US poet (Honey out of the Rock), dies at 87
1983"Alvin" Junior Samples, country singer (Hee Haw), dies at 56
1984Dorothy Arnold, actress (House of Fear, Phantom Creeps), dies at 66
1984ML de Braauw, esquire/DS'70-minister of Wetenschapsbeleid, dies at 59
1986Rudolf Schock, German opera/operetta singer, dies at 71
1986Rolando Olalia, Philippines worker's union leader, murdered
1988Antal Dorati, Hungarian/US conductor/composer, dies at 82
1990Charlie Carpenter, dies at 77
1991Ad Kosto, Dutch state secretary (PvdA), assassinated by bomb
1991Cyril Poitier, actor (Uptown Saturday Night), dies of cancer at 80
1991Hanson Baldwin, US military historian, dies at 88
1992Maurice Ohana, pianist/composer, dies
1992Lucrecia Perez, Dominicans in Spain (Racist Murder), dies at 33
1992Gregory Markopoulos, German/US director (Iliac Passion, Bliss), dies
1992Bobby Mcclure, US singer (Don't mess up a good thing), dies at 50)
1992Alan Balsam, US movie editor (Divine Madness), dies
1993José Toirkens, journalist (Slogan, NRC), dies at 48
1994Lewis Bingham Keeble, town Planner, dies at 79
1994Joseph H Hazen, US producer/VP (Warner Bros), dies at 96
1994Frank Singleton, librarian, dies at 67
1995Ralph Hunsecker Blane, songwriter, dies at 81
1995Robert Stephens, actor (Chaplin, QB VII, Cleopatra), dies at 64
1996Kenneth Watkins, woodland conservationist, dies at 86
1996William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician, dies at 80
1997William John Elwyn Davies, painter, dies at 80

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