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Welcome to It's History! for tomorrow, Sunday, March 26, 2017.

Events for tomorrow in history Birthdays  Deaths
1027 John XIX crowns Conrad II the Salier Roman German emperor
1147 Jewish community in Cologne fast to commemorate anti-Jewish violence
1150 Tichborne family of Hampshire England started tradition of giving a Gallon of flour to each resident to keep deathbed promise
1526 King François I returns Spanish captivity to France
1534 Lbeck accept free Dutch ships into East Sea
1636 University of Utrecht opening ceremony
1668 England takes control of Bombay India
1692 King Maximilian installed as land guardian of South Netherlands
1780 1st British Sunday newspaper appears (Brit Gazette & Sunday Monitor)
1790 Congress passes Naturalization Act, requires 2-year residency
1793 Pro-royalist uprising in Vendée region of France
1799 Napolean captures Jaffa Palestine
1804 Congress orders removal of Indians east of Mississippi to Louisiana
1804 Territory of Orleans organizes in Louisiana Purchase
1812 Earthquake destroys 90% of Caracas; about 20,000 die
1821 Franz Grillparzer's "Das Goldene Vliess," premieres in Vienna
1824 1st performance of Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis"
1839 1st Henley Royal Regatta
1845 Joseph Francis, NYC, patents a corrugated sheet-iron lifeboat
1845 Patent awarded for adhesive medicated plaster, precusor of bandaid
1856 NSW's 1st 1st-class game, v Victoria at Melbourne NSW won
1859 1st sighting of Vulcan, a planet thought to orbit inside Mercury
1862 Battle of La Glorieta Pass, NM Terr (Apache Canyon, Pigeon's Ranch)
1863 Voters in West Virginia approve gradual emancipation of slaves
1871 Paris Commune founded
1872 7.8 earthquake shakes Owens Valley, California
1872 Thomas J Martin patents fire extinguisher
1878 Hastings College of Law founded
1878 Sabi Game Reserve, world's 1st official designated game reserve, opens
1885 Eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film
1885 Louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Sask
1886 1st cremation in England
1889 Bernard Tancred carries bat for 26* out of 47! S Afr v England
1889 Johnny Briggs took 15-26 (7-17 & 8-11) v S Africa at Newlands
1889 South Africa all out 47, then follow-on all out 43 v England
1895 King Alfonso plants pine sapling in Madrid, starts Spain's Arbor Day
1900 1st edition The (Free) People (Neth, probably Amsterdam)
1903 American Hotel opens in Amsterdam
1909 August Strindberg's "Bjalb-jarle-ti," premieres in Stockholm
1910 US forbid immigration to criminals, anarchists, paupers & the sick
1910 William H Lewis appointed asst attorney general of US
1913 Bulgaria captures Adrianople, ending the 1st Balkan War
1913 Dayton, Ohio almost destroyed when Scioto, Miami, & Muskingum River reach flood stage simultaneously
1915 Stanley Cup: Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA) sweep Ottawa Senators
1916 Birdman of Alcatraz receives solitary
1917 Stanley Cup: Seattle Metropolitans (PCHA) beat Montreal Canadiens (NHL), 3 games to 1 - Seattle is 1st US team to win Stanley Cup
1923 Stanley Cup: Ott Senators beat Vanc Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 1
1924 Premiere of Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan," in London
1926 ACD de Graeff appointed gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies
1926 The 1st lip-reading tournament held in America
1927 Alfred Hugenberg purchases German film company UFA
1927 Gaumont-British Film Corporation forms
1930 Congress appropriates $50,000 for Inter-American highway
1931 Iraq & Trans-Jordan sign peace treaty
1931 Leo Bentley bowls 3 consecutive perfect games in Lorain, Ohio
1931 New Delhi replaces Calcutta as capital of British-Indies
1934 Driving tests introduced in Britain
1935 "RvJ" Mitchell & Mjr Sorley discuss armament of Spitfire
1936 1st parliamentary debate on NZ radio
1936 200" telescope lens shipped, Corning Glass Works, NY-Cal Tech
1936 Mary Joyce ends a 1,000 mile trip by dog in Alaska
1937 Joe DiMaggio takes Ty Cobb's advice & replace his 40 with 36 oz bat
1937 Spinach growers of Crystal City, Tx, erect statue of Popeye
1937 William H Hastie becomes 1st black federal judge (Virgin Islands)
1938 NBC radio performance of Howard Hanson's 3rd Symphony
1940 Ernest Hemingway & Benjamin Glazer premiere in NYC
1942 1st "Eichmann transport" to Auschwitz & Birkenau Camps
1942 1st 700 Jews from Polish Lvov-district reach concentration camp Belzec
1942 20 tons of gelignite in a stone quarry at Easton Pa, kills 21
1942 German offensive in North-Africa under Col-general Rommel
1943 1st woman to receive air medal (US army nurse Elsie S Ott)
1943 Battle of Komandorski Islands, Pacific Ocean
1943 Elsie S Ott becomes 1st woman awarded US Air Force Medal
1944 705 British bombers attack Essen
1945 -29] Kamikazes attack US battle fleet near Kerama Retto
1945 British premier Churchill looks over at the Rhine (near Ginsberg)
1945 De Paul wins NIT basketball championship, George Mikan scores 34
1945 Generals Eisenhower/Bradley/Patton attack at Remagen the Rhine
1945 Japanese resistance ends on Iwo Jima
1945 Kamikazes attack US battle fleet near Kerama Retto
1945 US 7th Army crosses Rhine at Worms
1945 Venray soccer team forms
1949 11th NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Kentucky beats Okla State 46-36
1951 Patty Berg wins LPGA Sandhills Women's Golf Open
1951 USAF flag approved
1952 14th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kansas beats St Johns 80-63
1952 F Drrenmatt's "Die Ehe des Herrn Mississippi," premieres in Munich
1953 Dr Jonas Salk announces vaccine to prevent polio[myelitis]
1953 Salk Polio vaccine announced
1954 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1955 "Ballad of Davy Crockett," becomes the #1 record in US
1956 Medic Alert Foundation forms
1956 Red Buttons debuts on TV in Studio One
1958 30th Academy Awards-"Bridge over River Kwai," Woodward & Guinness win
1958 Army launches 3rd successful US satellite, Explorer III
1958 US Army launched America's third successful satellite, "Explorer III"
1959 Test debut for Mushtaq Mohammad v WI age 15 yrs 124 days
1960 Iraq executes 30 after attack on Pres Kassem
1960 Orioles-Reds series for Havana, is moved to Miami
1960 USC captures NCAA swimming title
1961 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Golden Circle of Golf Festival
1962 Supreme Court backs 1-man-1-vote apportionment of seats in state leg
1964 "Funny Girl" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1,348 performances
1967 21st Tony Awards: Homecoming & Cabaret win
1967 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Venice Ladies' Golf Open
1967 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Populorum progressio
1969 Marcus Welby MD, a TV movie is shown on ABC-TV
1969 Nuclear reactor Dodewaard Neth goes into use
1969 Soviet weather satellite Meteor 1 launched
1970 "Minnie's Boys" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 80 performances
1970 500th nuclear explosion announced by the US since 1945
1970 Golden Gate Park Conservatory made city landmark
1970 Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary) plead guilty to "taking immoral liberties" with a 14 year old girl
1971 "Benny Hill Show" tops TV ratings
1971 "Cannon" with William Conrad premieres on CBS-TV
1971 Bangladesh (East Pakistan) declares its independence
1972 "Only Fools Are Sad" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 144 perfs
1972 Betsy Cullen wins LPGA Sears Women's World Golf Classic
1972 LA Lakers broke NBA record by winning 69 of 82 games (69-13)
1973 35th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Memphis 81-76
1973 Soap "Young & Restless" premieres
1973 Susan Shaw, is 1st woman in 171 years in London's Stock exchange
1973 UCLA wins their 7th straight NCAA basketball title
1974 George Foreman TKOs Ken Norton in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
1974 Romanian communist party names party leader Ceausescu president
1975 "Tommy" premieres in London
1975 Washington Capitals play record NHL 37th road game without a win & NHL record of 17 straight loses
1976 AL approves purchase of Toronto franchise by LaBatt Brewing for $7M
1976 Wings release "Wings at the Speed of Sound" album
1977 Elvis Costello releases his 1st record "Less Than Zero"
1979 41st NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Mich State beats Indiana St 75-64
1979 Camp David peace treaty between Israel & Egypt
1979 Michigan State Spartans snaps Indiana State's 33-game win streak
1979 Padres & Giants announce plans to play exhibition series in Tokyo but Giant players reject it
1980 Bombay gets its 1st rock concert in 10 years (The Police)
1981 Police & Albanian demonstrators battle in Kosovo Yugoslavia
1981 Soyuz T-4 lands
1982 Ground-breaking in Washington, DC for Vietnam Veterans Memorial
1982 Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder release "Ebony & Ivory" in the UK
1982 Soap opera "Capitol" premieres
1983 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986 Geffen records signs Guns & Roses
1987 August Wilson's "Fences," premieres in NYC
1987 Hyderabad beat Delhi on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
1987 NASA launches Fltsatcom-6, it failed to reach orbit
1987 Natl Fed of High School adopts college 3 point shot (21 feet)
1988 Janet B Evans swims 1500m freestyle female world record (15:52.10)
1989 1st free elections in USSR; 190 M votes cast; Boris Yeltsin wins
1989 Allison Finney wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic
1990 62nd Academy Awards - "Driving Miss Daisy," D Day-Lewis, J Tandy win
1991 Fuel pipe explodes under 58th street & Lexington Ave, NYC
1991 Marc Camoletti's "Don't Dress for Dinner," premieres in London
1991 Orlando Thunder beats San Antonio Riders in their 1st WLAF game 35-34
1991 Victoria beat NSW by 7 wickets to win Sheffield Shield Final
1992 Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington
1992 NHL NY Rangers clinch 1st NHL regular season championship in 50 years
1994 Bonnie Blair skates world record 500 m ladies (38.99 sec)
1994 Gunda Niemann skates world record 5 km ladies (7:03.26)
1994 Gunda Niemann skates un-official world record 10 km ladies (14:22.60)
1994 Talk show hostess Ricki Lake weds Rob Sussman
1994 Yuka Sato of Japan wins world figure skating championship in Tokyo
1995 "Defending the Caveman," opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 671 perf
1995 "Moliere Comedies" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 56 perfs
1995 15th Golden Raspberry Awards: Color of Night wins
1995 24th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nanci Bowen
1995 Mashonaland beat Mashonaland U-24 by 165 runs to win Logan Cup
1996 Last day of 1st-class cricket for Allan Border (Qld v Vic)
1997 "Annie," opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
1997 NHL announce Might Ducks & Vancouver Canucks to open 1998 in Japan

Birthdays for tomorrow in history Events  Deaths
1479Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33)/son of Ivan III
1516Konrad von Gesner, Zrich Switz, naturalist (Bibliotheca Universalis)
1577Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon
1659William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher
1671Giacomo Cesare Predieri, composer
1684Johann Graf, composer
1717Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer
1753Benjamin Thompson, physicist (Royal Inst of Great Britain, Woburn MA)
1758Johann Daniel Ferstenberg, composer
1773Nathaniel Bowditch, mathematician/astronomer/author (Marine Sextant)
1783Johann Baptist Weigl, composer
1806Josef Slavik, composer
1813Thomas West Sherman, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879
1817Herman Haupt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905
1819Francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer
1819Louise Otto, Germany, author/feminist
1821Earnest Angel, German statistician (Law of Angel)
1827Emanuel Kania, composer
1830Eliza Laurillard, Dutch vicar/poet/writer
1830John Rogers Thomas, composer
1833Betsy Perk, [Christina E], Dutch journalist/writer/feminist
1840Carli Zoeller, composer
1840George Smith, London England, assyriologist (cuneiform (script))
1850Edward Bellamy, author (Looking Backward)
1854Braulio Dueno Colon, composer
1856David Alfred Thomas, Glamorganshire UK, 1st Viscount Rhondda
1859A[lfred] E[dward] Housman, England, poet (Shropshire Lad)
1859Nikolay Alexandrovich Sokolov, composer
1862George William Louis Marshall-Hall, composer
1863Henry Royce, founder (Rolls-Royce Limited in 1884)
1868Fuad I, king of Egypt (1922-36)
1871Serafín Alvarez Quintéro, Spanish dramatist/playwright (El Flechazo)
1873[Louise] Sophie de Vries, actress (On Hope of Blessing)
1874Gerald du Maurier, London Engld, actor (Power, Escape, Masks & Faces)
1874Oskar Nedbal, composer
1874Robert Frost, SF, poet (Mending Wall, Road Not Taken)
1875Syngman Rhee, pres of South Korea (1948-60) [or Apr 26]
1880Duncan Hines, US, restaurant guide writer (Out of Kentucky Kitchens)
1884Wilhelm Backhaus, Leipzig Germany, pianist (Rubinstein 1905)
1885Julius Harrison, composer
1885Robert Blackburn, British aviation pioneer
1888Sigurd Erixon, Swedish etnologist (Atlas över Svensk Folk culture)
1889Vaclav Kapral, composer
1890Jozef Arras, Flemish writer
1893Palmiro Togliatti, founder (Communist Party of Italy)
1894Will Wright, SF CA, actor (Living Christ Story)
1896Richard Flury, composer
1897Jean Epstein, French director (Sa tˆte/Eau vive)
1898Renzo Massarani, composer
1899James B Connant, chemist/college president (Yale)
1899William Baines, composer
1900Isadore Freed, composer
1902Leslie Melville, economist
1904Emilio Fernandez, El Seco Mexico, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre)
1904Hermann Schroeder, composer
1904Joseph Campbell, mythologist (Mythic Image)
1905Pablo Garrido, composer
1905Viktor Emil Frankl, pyschiatrist (Man's Search for Meaning)
1907Leigh Harline, composer
1907Louis Saguer, composer
1908Betty MacDonald, [Anne E Campbell Bard], US writer (Egg & I)
1908Hank Sylvern, Bkln NY, orch leader (Jane Froman's USA Canteen)
1908Hilda Krahwinkel Sperling, Essen Germany, tennis star (French 1935)
1908Kenneth Mellanby, entomologist
1908Robert William Paine, architect
1909Chips Rafferty, Broken Hill Australia, actor (Desert Rats)
1909Chris[tiaan R] Reumer, Dutch opera singer
1911Bernard Katz, biophysicist
1911Tennessee Williams, Columbus Miss, playwright (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
1913Paul Erdos, mathematician
1914Ian McGeoch, Vice-Admiral
1914William Westmoreland, Saxon SC, army general (Vietnam era)
1916Bill Edrich, cricketer (Middlesex & England bat, Compton's mate)
1916Christian B Anfinsen, US chemist (cell physiology, Nobel 1972)
1916Harry Rabinowitz, British? composer/conductor
1916Mort Abrahams, producer (Dr Doolittle, Planet Of Apes)
1916Sterling Hayden, NJ, actor (Dr Strangelove, Asphalt Jungle, Cobra)
1916Vic Schoen, Bkln NY, orch leader (Patti Page Olds Show)
1917Jean Graham Hall, circuit court judge (England)
1917Rufus Thomas, Miss, singer (Walking the Dog)
1919Strother Martin, Kokomo Ind, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Slapshot)
1920George E Brown Jr, (Rep-D-CA, 1963-71, 73- )
1921George Jefferson, CEO (British Telecom)
1921Joe Loco, [Jose Esteves, Jr], musician
1921Peter Horsley, CEO (Osprey Aviation)
1922William Milliken, actor (Drive-in)
1923Bob Elliot, Boston Mass, comedian (Bob & Ray, Get a Life)
1923Clifton Williams, Traskwood Arkansas, band master (Sinfonians)
1923Elizabeth Jane Howard, British novelist (After Julius)
1925Claudio Spies, composer
1925Lord Graham of Edmonton, House of Lords (chief opposition whip)
1925Lord Hooson QC, crown court recorder
1925Maqsood Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 16 Tests 1952-56)
1925Pierre Boulez, Montbrison France, composer/conductor (Visage Nuptial)
1926Ann Curtis, US, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)
1927Jonathan Tod, Vice-Admiral (England)
1928Carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men)
1929Amédée Turner, QC/MEP
1929Maurice Simon, jazz musician
1930Cristobal Halffter, composer
1930Gregory Corso, beat poet (Happy Birthday of Death, Long Live Man)
1930Sandra Day O'Connor, Texas, 1st woman Supreme Court Justice (1981- )
1931Leonard Nimoy, Boston, actor (Spock-Star Trek, Mission Impossible)
1932Dick Nolan, football coach
1934Alan Arkin, NYC, actor (Catch 22, In-Laws, Simon, Wait Until Dark)
1934G T Pryce, CEO (Dalgety)
1934Gino Cappelletti, ORFU, AFL running back (AFL Player of Year 1964)
1935Earl of Kinnoull
1936Erich Urbanner, composer
1936Fred Paris, rocker (Five Satins)
1937Barbara Pearl Jones, Chic Ill, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1952, 60)
1937Lord Chetwode
1937Wayne Embry, holder of 7 basketball records (Miami of Ohio)
1939Colin Webb, general manager (Press Assn)
1939James Caan, Bronx NY, actor (Brian's Song, Killer Elite, Godfather)
1939Phillip R Allen, Pitts, actor (Harry-Hardy Boys Mystery, Mitch-Alice)
1939Stuart Sutherland, Professor Emeritus (Sussex U)
1940Bill Ind, Bishop-designate (Truro)
1940Braulio Baeza, jockey (National Horse Racing Hall of Famer)
1940Nancy Pelosi, (Rep-D-California)
1940Rod Lauren, rocker (If I Had a Girl)
1940Servaes [J S] Huys, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1941Barclay Plager, hockey player/twin brother of hockey's Bob Plager
1941Bob Plager, hockey player/twin brother of hockey's Barclay Plager
1942Erica Jong, [Mann], NYC, author (Fear of Flying)
1943Robert Woodward, investigative reporter (Watergate, CIA crimes)
1944Diana Ross, [Earle], Detroit, (Supremes, Lady Sings Blues, Mahogany)
1945Mikhail Voronin, USSR, horse vault gymnist (Olympic-gold-1968)
1946Johnny Crawford, LA Calif, actor (Mark-The Rifleman)
1947Carmen Krolis, Suriname/Neth singer
1948Kyung-Wha Chung, Seoul Korea, violinist (Chung Sisters)
1948Richard Tandy, rock bassist (ELO)
1948Steven Tyler, NYC, rock vocalist (Aerosmith-Janie Got a Gun)
1949Baroness Hayman
1949Fran Sheehan, rock bassist (Boston-More than a Feeling)
1949Vicki Lawrence, Inglewood Ca, actress (Carol Burnette, Mama's Family)
1950Ernest Thomas, Gary Ind, actor (Roger-What's Happening!!)
1950Graham Barlow, cricketer (England batsman in 3 Tests 1976-77)
1950Martin Short, Hamilton Ontario, comedian (SNL, SCTV, 3 Amigos)
1950Ronnie McDowell, Fountain Head Tn, country singer (King is Gone)
1950Teddy Pendergrass, Phila, singer (Turn Off the Lights)
1950Tony Papenfuss, Minneapolis Minn, (Daryl-Newhart)
1951Richard B Shull, US actor (Hail to the Chief, Big Bus)
1952David Amess, MP
1953Michael Bonagura, Newark NJ, country singer (Baille & Boys-Oh Heart)
1953Tatyana Providokhina, Russian 1K runner (world record)
1954Curtis Sliwa, founder (Guardian Angels)/radio personality (WABC)
1954Piers Gardner, director (Brit Institute of Intl & Comparative Law)
1955Dean Dillon, Lake City TN, country singer (Chair)
1956Charly McClain, Jackson Tn, country singer (Radio Heart)
1956Tatyana Kochergina, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
1957Leeza Gibbons, SC, TV host (Entertainment Tonight, Leeza)
1957Walter Rohlfing, Dusseldorf, WLAF defensive line coach (Rhein Fire)
1959David Delong, Portland Ore, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 BC Open)
1960Billy Warlock, Hawthorne Calif, actor (Flip-Happy Days, Baywatch)
1960Debbie Hall, LPGA golfer
1960Marcus Allen, NFL running back (LA Raiders, KC Chiefs, Heisman 1981)
1960Michael Evans, Fontana CA, US water polo player (Olympic-silver-88)
1961Leigh Bowery, designer
1961William Hague, Secretary of State for Wales
1962John Stockton, Spokane Wash, NBA guard (Utah Jazz, Olympics-gold-96)
1962Kevin Seitzer, Springfield IL, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
1962Maarten de Young, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1962Richard Coles, rocker (Communards-Don't Leave Me This Way)
1962Yuri Pavlovich Gidzenko, Russia, lt-colonel/cosmonaut
1963Paul de Leeuw, Dutch TV host (Cry of the Lion)
1963Rebecca Twigg, Seattle Wash, 79K cyclist (Olympic-silver-1984, 92, 96)
1964Ab Plugboer, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
1964Ulf Samuelsson, Fagersta SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, NY Rangers)
1966Lee Porter, Greensboro NC, Nike golfer (1992 Texarkana Open-5th)
1966Mike Remlinger, Middletown NY, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1966Wesley Walls, NFL tight end (NO Saints)
1968Edward Kaminski, KC Kansas, javelin thrower
1968Ian Hutchings, Zimbabwe, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Klondike Klassic)
1968Jose Vizcaino, San Cristobal Dom Rep, infielder (NY Mets)
1968Kari Gronroos, WLAF kicker (Scotland Claymores)
1968Mike Trevathan, CFL slot back (BC Lions)
1968Shane Reynolds, Bastrop LA, pitcher (Houston Astros)
1969Beth Howell, Clinton Mississippi, Miss Mississippi-America (1991)
1969Luke Richardson, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
1969Vikram Rathour, cricketer (Indian Test opening batsman 1996-)
1970Evan Richards, LA Calif, actor (Frankie-Mama Malone)
1970Paul Bosvelt, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles/FC Twente)
1971Dave DeGraaf, Lansing Mich, team handball circle (Olympics-1996)
1971Jesus Tavarez, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Florida Marlins)
1971Rennae Stubbs, Sydney Australia, tennis star
1971Tommy Fagan, CFL/NFL defensive end (Atl Falcons, Winn Blue Bombers)
1972Naoko Kijimuta, Yokohama Kanagawa Japan, tennis star (1996 Jakarta)
1972Steve Anderson, CFL defensive linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
1973Marshall Faulk, running back (Indianapolis Colts)
1974Alfred Shipman, CFL slot back (BC Lions)
1974Hakeem Abdul-samad, rocker (Boys)
1974Irina Spirlea, Bucharest Romania, tennis star (1996 Amelia Island)
1974Mike Peca, Toronto, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres)
1979Heidi Zeigler, actress (Sherry-Just the 10 of Us)
1986Jessica McClure, baby trapped in Texas well in 1988
1988Jose Vizcaino, San Cristobal Dom Rep, infielder (NY Mets)
2228James T Kirk, science fiction captain of USS Enterprise (Star Trek)

Deaths for tomorrow in history Events  Birthdays
0752Stephen II, Catholic Pope (3/22-26/752), dies
0809Liudger, missionary/1st bishop of Mnster/saint, dies at about 66
1258Floris, the Guardian, count-regent of Holland, dies
1350Alfonso XI, King of Castile & León, dies
1546Thomas Elyot, British diplomat, dies
1566Antonio de Cabezon, composer, dies
1638Palamedes "Stevens" Palamedesz, painter, dies at about 30
1649John Winthrop, Puritan & 1st Governor (Mass), dies
1657Jacob van Eyck, Dutch blind flautist/carillonneur, dies at 69
1713Pal Esterhazy, composer, dies at 77
1726John Vanbrugh, Dutch/English playwright (Provoked Wife), dies at 62
1736Georg Balthasar Schott, composer, dies at 49
1797James Hutton, geologist, dies
1809Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer, dies at 68
1820Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer, dies at 71
1827Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer (Appassionata), dies at 56
1831Richard Allen, AME Church Bishop, dies at 71
1837Joseph Lincke, composer, dies at 53
1865Thomas Hancock, pioneer of rubber industry (Stoke Newington), dies
1871François-Joseph Fétis, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 87
1880Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, composer, dies at 62
1892Anton Wallerstein, composer, dies at 78
1892Walt Whitman, poet, dies in Camden, NJ at 72
1896Nanny v Hof, writer, dies
1900Isaac Mayer Wise, rabbi/found Amer Hebrew Congregations, dies at 80
1902Cecil Rhodes, Prime Minister of Cape Colony (1890-96) dies at 48
1909Nikolai Arkas, composer, dies at 56
1918César A Cui, Lithuanian fort builder/composer, dies at 83
1923Sarah Bernhardt, [Henriette], actress (Qn Elizabeth), dies at 77
1924Augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer, dies at 78
1926Georges Vezina, NHL Hall of Fame goalie (Canadiens), dies
1926Konstantin Fehrenbach, German reichs chancellor (1920-21), dies at 74
1932Jean Cartan, composer, dies at 25
1934Grete Gulbransson, writer, dies at 51
1937Albert Relf, cricketer (13 Tests for England 1903-14), commits suicide
1944Benjamin Crémieux, French author (In Buchenwald), dies at 55
1945Isaack Stouten, resistance fighter, shot to death at 29
1945David Lloyd George, British (L) premier (1916-22), dies at 82
1948Helen Ernst, German poster artist/resistance fighter, dies at about 43
1953Albert Spalding, composer, dies at 64
1956Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer, dies at 70
1957Max Ophls, [Maximilian Oppenheimer], German/French director, dies
1958Phil Mead, cricketer (55061 1st-class runs 1905-36), dies
1959Raymond T Chandler, US detective writer (Long Goodbye), dies at 71
1960Ian Keith, actor (Identity Unknown, Queen Christina), dies at 61
1962Marjorie Colton, inventor of wax paper, dies at 64
1967Max Ophls, [Oppenheimer], German/French actor (Caught, Exile), dies
1969B[runo] Traven, writer (Sierra Madre), dies at 87
1969Gnther Weisenborn, German/Argentine writer (Illegals), dies at 66
1973George Sisler, hall of famer 1st baseman (257 hits-1920), dies at 80
1973Noel Coward, English playwright (Private Letters), dies at 73
1973Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/musicologist, dies at 67
1975Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, king of Saudi-Arabia (1964-75), murdered at 68
1976Richard Arlen, actor (Apache Uprising, Wings), dies at 75
1979Jean Stafford, US author (Boston Adventure), dies at 63
1980Jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), dies from drugs at 32
1981Cyril Dean Darlington, biologist (hereditary mechanisms), dies at 77
1981Tim Wall, cricketer (SA v NSW 1933 is Sheffield Shield record), dies
1982Agathe "Henriëtte" de Beaufort, writer (Dolly of Arnhem), dies at 91
1983Anthony F Blunt, British art historian/spy for USSR, dies at 75
1986Bartlett Robinson, actor (Wendy & Me, Mona McCluskey), dies at 73
1987Walter Abel, actor (Suspicion), dies at 88
1990International Chrysis, Transvestite actor (Q&A), dies of cancer at 38
1990Roy "Halston" Frowick, fashion designer, dies of AIDs at 68
1991Frans Dohmen, union leader (Neth Catholic Mine Workers), dies at 81
1993Roy Riegels, U of Calif football player who ran wrong way, dies at 84
1993Luis Falco, US choreographer (Fame, Angel Heart), dies at 50
1994Constantine Koukouchkine, Russ diplomat. murdered in Algeria at 41
1994Jan Bor, Dutch violinist/painter, dies at 83
1995Rapper-E (Eazy Eric Wright), dies at 31
1996(Elizabeth Cissie) Charlton, football matriarch, dies at 83
1996David Packard, electronic engineer/businessman, dies at 83
1996Edmund S Muskie, vice pres candidate/(Gov-D-Maine), dies at 81
1996Thomas Wakefield, writer, dies at 60

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