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Events for tomorrow in history Birthdays  Deaths
0939 Battle at Andernach: King Otto & Hermann of Zwaben beat Eberhard of France & Giselbert of Lutherans
0976 Hisham II appointed kalief of Córdoba
1134 Storm flood ravages Zeeland county
1187 Sultan Saladin captures Jerusalem from Crusaders
1492 King Henry VII of England invades France
1518 English cardinal Thomas Wolsey makes European plan
1535 Jacques Cartiér discovers Mount Royal (Montréal)
1540 Venice/Turkey signs peace
1572 Spanish army occupies/plunders/destroys Mechelen
1586 Battle at Zutphen: English-Dutch army
1608 Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey
1614 French king Louis XIII (13) declared an adult
1656 US colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers
1700 Spanish king Carlos II appoints Philip van Anjou, heir to throne
1760 Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin [NS=10/13]
1787 Maagden House opens in Amsterdam
1792 Baptist Missionary Society forms in London
1795 Tula (leader slave uprising) sentence to death in Curaçao
1799 Duke of York & Russians capture Alkmaar in Netherlands
1804 England mobilizes to protect against French invasion
1833 Charles Darwin rides through Corunda to Santa Fe Argentina
1833 NY Anti-Slavery Society organized
1836 Darwin returns to England aboard HMS Beagle (after 5 years)
1853 Austrian law forbids Jews from owning land
1861 Former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky
1864 Battle of Saltville, VA
1866 J Osterhoudt patents tin can with key opener
1870 Italy annexes Rome & Papal States; Rome made Italian capital
1871 Brigham Young, mormon leader, arrest for bigamy
1872 Morgan State University founded
1879 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Musgrave Ritual" (BG)
1889 1st Pan American conference (Washington DC)
1895 1st cartoon comic strip is printed in a newspaper
1899 Orange Free state mobilizes
1900 Belg crown prince Albert von Saksen-Coburg weds Elisabeth of Bayern
1901 1st Royal Naval submarine launched at Barrow
1906 Tommy Burns KOs Jim Burns in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1907 Phillies Eddie Grant goes 7 for 7 in a doubleheader vs Giants
1908 Addie Joss perfect game stops Ed Walsh 1-0 who won 40 in a row
1909 1st rugby match (Twickenham)
1910 1st 2 aircraft collision (Milan Italy)
1910 Henry Wijnmalen flies to 2,800m altitude (world record)
1913 Phillies beat NY Giants 2 games out of 3 in a tripleheader
1916 Grover Cleveland Alexander records his 16th shutout of year
1916 San Diego Zoo founded
1919 1st edition "Volkskrant" (People's newspaper) published in Neth
1919 Pres Woodrow Wilson has a stroke, leaving him partially paralyzed
1920 Only tripleheader of century (Reds win 13-4, 7-3 then Pirates win 6-0)
1921 NY Yankee Babe Ruth hits then record 59th HR
1923 British occuping army leaves Constantinople
1923 Harry Heilmann goes 2-for-2, sit out rest of season, except for a pinch single on final day, hitting .403
1924 League of Nations approves protocols of Genèva
1926 Bert Gibb of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game
1931 Pope Pius XI encyclical On economic crisis
1932 NY Yankees sweep Chicago Cubs in 29th World Series
1932 Washington Redskins (as Boston Braves) play 1st NFL game, lose 14-0
1933 Eugene O'Neill's comedy "Ah, Wilderness," premieres in NYC
1935 Mussolini's Italian armys attacks Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
1935 NY Hayden Planetarium, 4th in US, opens
1936 1st alcohol power plant forms, Atchison, Kansas
1936 Amsterdam's Calvinist Churches reject nazism
1936 French franc devalued
1936 NY Yankees score World Series record 18 runs, beating Giants 18-4
1936 Tony Lazzeri becomes 1st Yank to hit a World Series grand slam
1937 FDR visits Grand Coulee Dam construction site in Washington State
1938 Indian Bob Feller strikes out record 18 Tigers (Chester Laabs 5 times)
1939 Birdbaths installed in Union Square, SF
1940 17 German aircrafts shot down above England
1940 British Council receives British Charter
1940 British liner Empress loaded with refugees for Canada, sunk
1941 6 Paris synagogues are bombed by Gestapo
1941 Germans launch attack on Moscow
1942 "Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338
1942 1st self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago
1943 Japanse troops leave Kolombangara, Solomon Island
1943 Yankees sweep 14th doubleheader of year, beating Browns, 5-1 & 7-6
1944 Nazis crush Warsaw Uprising killing 250,000 people
1944 US B-17's drops pamphlets on Walcheren
1946 1st network soap opera-Faraway Hill-Dumont
1947 "Music in My Heart" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances
1947 Revised International Telecommunication Convention adopted
1947 Yankee Yogi Berra becomes 1st to pinch hit a World Series homer
1948 "Finian's Rainbow" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 725 perfs
1949 St Louis Browns use 9 pitchers, lose to Whites Sox 4-3
1949 USSR recognizes People's Republic of China
1949 Yanks & Red Sox, tied for 1st place, play final game of season. Yanks win 5-3 & clinch pennant #16
1950 1st strip of Charlie Brown, "Li'l Folks," later "Peanuts" in 9 papers
1950 Mao Tse Tung proclaims in telegram to Stalin, China intervenes Korea
1950 Red Sox Dom DiMaggio leads AL with only 15 stolen bases
1950 Bob Shaw of Chicago Cardinals sets NFL record with 5 TD receptions
1950 Chic Cards Jim Hardy passes for 6 touchdowns vs Balt Colts (55-13)
1951 1st Netherland TV broadcast (Toverspiegel)
1951 Dodgers beat Giants 10-0, in 2nd game of play-offs
1953 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" opens at John Golden NYC for 849 perf
1953 Dodger Carl Erskine strikes out 14 Yankees in World Series
1954 8th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Detroit 2-2 at Detroit
1954 Former French possession of Chandernagore made part of West Bengal
1954 NY Giants sweep Cleve Indians, in 51st World Series
1955 "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" premieres
1955 9th NHL All-Star Game: Detroit beat All-Stars 3-1 at Detroit
1955 Actress Joyce Randolph marries publisher Richard Charles
1955 Chiva Stoica becomes premier of Romania
1955 WHTN (now WOWK) TV ch 13 in Huntington-Charleston, WV (CBS) begins
1956 1st atomic power clock exhibited-NYC
1957 NY Yankees appear in their 25th World Series
1957 New volcanic island appears off Fayal Island Azores
1958 Guinea (French Guinea) gains independence from France (National Day)
1958 Musical show "Valmouth," 1st produced in London
1958 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1959 Rod Serling's "Twilight Zone" premieres on CBS-TV
1960 Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Tournament
1961 "Ben Casey" premieres on NBC-TV
1961 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1961 WETA TV channel 26 in Washington, DC (PBS) begins broadcasting
1961 WHRO TV channel 15 in Hampton-Norfolk, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 SF beats LA, 8-7 in 4h18m 9 inning playoff game
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island
1963 Dodgers' Sandy Koufax strikes out World Series record 15 Yankees
1963 W German Chancellor Adenauer condemns western grain shipments to USSR
1964 Phillies tie major league record with season's 3rd triple play (Reds)
1965 Dodgers beat Braves to clinch NL pennant
1965 Mel Stottlemyre wins game #20
1965 Phillies' Chris Short strikes-out 18 NY Mets
1965 Pope Paul VI named MR Perey bishop's helper of New Orleans
1966 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
1966 LA Dodgers Sandy Koufax clinches 3rd LA pennant in 4 years
1967 Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents
1967 Groundbreaking begins on Veteran Stadium in Philadelphia
1967 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational
1967 Thurgood Marshall sworn in as 1st black Supreme Court Justice
1968 1st London performance of "Promises Promises" presented
1968 Bob Gibson sets a World Series record of 17 strikeouts
1968 Mexico City police fire on protesting students, 300-500 killed
1968 Peru coup under gen Velasco Alvarado, pres Bela£nde Terry flees
1968 Republic Guinea forms (day of republic)
1968 1st time, 2 soon-to-be-named MVPs oppose each other Cards Bob Gibson beat Tigers Denny McLain 4-0
1969 Seattle Pilots last game in Seattle, lose 3-1 to As in front of 5,473
1969 US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians
1970 Billy Martin named manager of Det Tigers
1970 Plane carrying Wichita State U football team crashes killing 30
1971 Homing pigeon averages 133 KPH (record) in 1100-km Australian race
1972 "From Israel with Love" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 8 performances
1972 Aeroflot Il-18 crashes near Black Sea resort of Sochi, kills 105
1972 Bill Stoneman of Montreal pitches his 2nd no-hitter, beating Mets, 7-0
1972 Danish population votes for European Common Market membership
1972 Mont Expos Bill Stoneman 2nd no-hitter beats NY Mets, 7-0
1972 Ron Johnson becomes 1st NY Giant to score 4 TDs (vs Phila)
1974 Hank Aaron's 733rd career HR on his last NL at bat
1976 "Let My People Come" closes at Morosco Theater NYC after 106 perfs
1977 Pakistan general Zia ul-Haq bans all opposition
1977 Vivian Brownlee wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1977 Dusty Baker 30th HR joins teammates Steve Garvey (33), Reggie Smith (32), & Ron Cey (30) in make Dodgers 1st team to boast 4 30-HR hitters
1978 Syrian & Palestinians shoot in East Beirut, 1,300 killed
1978 Yanks win 3rd straight AL East beating Red Sox 5-4 in a playoff game. Guidry wins #25 aided by Dent's homer & Pinella's fielding
1980 Larry Holmes TKOs Muhammad Ali in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1980 Michael Myers (D-Pa), is 1st rep expelled in over 100 years (ABSCAM)
1981 Ali Chamene‹ elected president of Iran
1982 Bomb attack in Teheran, kills 60, injures 700
1983 Art Monk begins NFL streak of 136 plus consecutive game receptions
1983 Carl Yastrezemski's last at bat
1983 Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA San Jose Golf Classic
1984 3 cosmonauts return after a record 237 days in orbit
1984 In 1st LCS game played with replacement umps, Cubs cbeat Padres 13-0
1984 Richard Miller, becomes 1st (former) FBI agent, charged with espionage
1985 Russian party leader Gorbatsjov visits Paris
1985 Tigers Darrell Evans is 1st to hit 40 HR seasons in both leagues
1986 Failed assassination attempt on India premier Rajiv Gandhi
1986 Mike Scott is 3rd NL pitcher to strike out 300 in a season (306)
1986 NY Met Dwight Gooden is 1st to strike out 200 or more in 1st 3 seasons
1986 Sikhs attempt to assassinate Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
1988 24th Olympic games close at Seoul, Korea
1988 Gelindo Bordin wins 21st Olympics marathon (2:10:32)
1988 Minn Twins are 1st AL club ever to break 3 million season attendance
1988 Pakistan's Supreme Court orders free elections
1988 Police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson & Robin Givens
1988 Mike Tyson wrecks furniture in his Bernardsville NJ Mansion
1990 "Michael Feinstein in Concert -" opens at Golden NYC for 30 perfs
1990 Allies cede any remaining rights as occupiers of Germany
1990 Chinese plane explodes, about 100 die
1990 US Senate votes 90-9 to confirm David Souter to Supreme Court
1990 Radio Berlin International's final transmission (links to Deutsche Welles of West Germany); final song is "The End" by Doors
1991 Eric Lindros, refused to sign with Quebec Nordiques
1991 Steffi Graf becomes the youngest woman to win 500 pro tennis matches
1991 Toronto Blue Jays clinches AL East title & becomes 1st team to draw 4 million fans
1992 VP Itamar Franco becomes pres of Brazil
1993 Spike Lee weds Tonya Lewis
1994 "Show Boat," opens at Gershwin Theater NYC
1994 Pakistan defeat Australia by one wicket in Karachi Test
1995 "Moon Over Buffalo" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 308 perfs
1995 Seattle Mariners beat Cal Angels, 9-1 in a playoff game to win AL West
1996 30th Country Music Assn Award: Brooks & Dunn win

Birthdays for tomorrow in history Events  Deaths
1452King Richard III, of England (1483-85)
1595Jacob Louys, Flemish engraver
1616A Gryphius, writer
1619Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French author (Historiettes)
1646Guillaume Poitevin, composer
1704Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer
1715Peter II, czar of Russia (1727-30)
1737Francis Hopkinson, US, writer/lawyer (design Stars & Stripes)
1737Franz Schneider, composer
1752Samuel Story, Dutch admiral (Battle at Kamperduin)
1756Jacob van Strij, Dutch cartoonist/graphic artist
1756Josef Jawurek, composer
1792Philip Cipriani Hambley Potter, pianist/composer
1800Nat Turner, Virginia, leader of major slave rebellion (1831)
1809Anton Emil Titl, composer
1817Gunnar Wennerberg, composer
1819George Washington Getty, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1901
1821Alexander Peter "Old Straight" Stewart, Lt Gen (Confederate Army)
1822Joannes Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch Internal minister (1877-79)
1827Edmund Jackson Davis, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1832Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist
1832Julius von Sachs, botanist/naturalist
1835Louis A Ranvier, French anatomist/historian
1839Hans Thoma, painter
1847Paul Ludwig Hans von Beneckendorf und Hindenburg, German president
1851Ferdinand Foch, France, responsible for Allies winning WW I
1852William Ramsay, chemist
1857Marthinus T Steyn, pres of Orange-Free state (1896-1902)
1866Charles de Souzy Ricketts, artist
1869Mahatma Karamchand Ghandi, Porbandar Kathiawad India, pacifist
1871Cordell Hull, US Sec of State (1933-44), lowered tariffs (Nobel 1945)
1873Pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official)
1875Henry Fevrier, composer
1878François C Schlumberger, French physicist
1879Wallace Stevens, Reading Pa, poet (Ideas of Order)
1880George Alexander Russell, composer
1881Fred Barlow, composer
1885Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark
1886Pieter "Pierre" Balledux, stage manager/Dutch resistance fighter
1890Groucho Marx, [Julius], NYC, comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life)
1891H V Porter, basketball pioneer, created fan shape backboard
1893Leroy B Shield, US pianist/producer/composer (Laurel & Hardy)
1895Bud Abbott, Asbury Pk NJ, comedian (Abbott & Costello)
1895Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian
1896Fjodor I Panfjorov, Russian author (Volga) [OS=Sep 20]
1896Fritz Eberhard, [Hellmut Rauschenplat], W-German lawyer/resistor (Law)
1901Christopher Clarkson, test Pilot
1901[Ignatius] Roy [D] Campbell, South African poet (Flowering Rifle)
1902Dick Ket, Dutch painter/cartoonist
1902Leopold Figl, premier of Austria
1904Dermot Boyle, marshal (RAF)
1904Godfrey Baseley, radio executive
1904Graham Greene, English journalist (3rd Man)
1904Shi Lal Bahadur Shastri, India premier (1964-66)
1904[Henry] Graham Greene, England, prolific novelist (Brighton Rock)
1906John Humphreys Whitfield, scholar of Italian language & literature
1907Alexander Robertus, organic chemist
1907Lord Todd, chemist
1907William Marshall, producer/director/actor/singer (Blackmail)
1911Stuart Rose, designer (British Post Office)
1912Eric Wilson, VC/British Lt Col
1913Vivian Ridler, printer (Oxford University)
1914Albe Vidakovic, composer
1914Bengt Viktor Johansson, composer
1914Charles Drake, Bayside NYC, actor (Air Force, Glenn Miller Story)
1915Robert Russell "Chubby" Wise, musician
1917Francis Jackson, organist & master of Music/York minister
1917William Marshall III, Chicago IL, actor (Blacula, Honky)
1919Geoffrey Luttrell, Lord-Lt of Somerset
1919Shirley Clarke, film director
1920William Cramond, psychiatrist/vice-chancellor (Stirling University)
1921A Scott Crossfield, US Test pilot (XS-1)
1921Robert Runcie, [Kennedy], Liverpool England, Archbishop of Canterbury
1922Otmar Macha, composer
1922Thomas T Nkobi, S Afr ANC-leader (Alexandra-bus boycott 1957)
1922Wolfhart U Pannenberg, German theologist (Gingham Girl)
1923Jack Dellal, English immovables-goedbezitter/multi-millionaire
1924Sam Wainwright, deputy chairman (British Post Office)
1925Alois Pinos, composer
1925Brian Dilton, British lord justice of appeal
1926Jan Morris, travel writer (Among the Cities, Hong Kong, Journeys)
1928Anthony Tippett, British chief of Fleet Support
1928Clay Felker, St Louis, journalist (NY Herald Tribune, Esquire)
1928George Emmett McFarland, Dallas, act (Spanky-Our Gang/Little Rascals)
1928James Porter, CEO (Commonwealth Institute)
1928Robin Duthie, CEO (Britoil)
1929John Zochonis, British multi-millionaire soap magnate
1929Kenneth Leighton, composer
1929Moses Gunn, St Louis Mo, actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft)
1930Gunter Kochan, composer
1930J M Ghorpade, cricketer (8 Tests for India 1952-59 with little impact)
1932Maury Wills, baseball shortstop (LA Dodgers, NL MVP 1962)
1933Dimiter Khristov, composer
1933Phill Niblock, composer
1934Duncan Thompson, keeper (Scottish National Portrait Gallery)
1934Geoff Millman, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 6 Tests 1961-62)
1934Richard Scott, British high court judge
1935Peter Frankl, pianist
1935Robert H Lawrence, Chicago Ill, USAF/astronaut
1936Ian McLachlan, cricketer (Cambridge & S Aust bat, later Liberal MP)
1936Johnnie Cochran, attorney (OJ Simpson defense attorney)
1936Roger Sainsbury, bishop of Barking
1937Helga Schtz, writer
1938Lloyd Turner, journalist
1938Rex Reed, Ft Worth Tx, movie critic/actor (Myra Breckinridge)
1939B K Kunderan, cricketer (Indian keeper-batsman of 60's)
1939Yuri Nikolayevich Glazkov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 24)
1940Lord Davies, chairman (Welsh National Opera)
1941Ron Meagher, rocker
1943Anna Ford, British broadcaster/actress (Secret Policeman's Ball)
1943Henri SZEPS, Lausanne Switzerland, actor (Mother & Son)
1944Peter Hobson, headmaster (Giggleswick School)
1944Vernor [Steffen] Vinge, US, sci-fi author (Witling, True Names)
1945Don McLean, New Rochelle NY, singer/songwriter (American Pie, Vincent)
1945Frank Tejeda, (Rep-D-Texas)
1945Neil Frances Tennant, rocker (Pet Shop Boy-West End Girl)
1945Vladimir Ivanovich Kozlov, cosmonaut
1946Jo-el Sonnier, Rayne La, country singer (Louisiana)
1946Roger Jett, Cumberland Maryland, actor (Smithereens)
1948Avery Brooks, Evansville Ind, actor (Spenser for Hire, Deep Space 9)
1948Chris LeDoux, Biloxi Miss, country singer (Ridin' for a Fall)
1948Donna Karan, Forest Hills NY, fashion designer (Coty Award-1977)
1948Robert Anderson, cricketer (NZ batsman 1976-78)
1948Trevor Brooking, English soccer player
1949Lorraine Bracco, Bay Ridge Bkln NY, actress (Valentino
1949Richard Hell, [Richard Myers], Lexington Ky, rock bassist (Television)
1950Michael Rutherford, English pop bassist (Genesis-Silent Sun)
1950Persis Khambatta, Bombay India, actress (Star Trek, Megaforce)
1951Romina Power, LA CA, daughter of Tyrone Power/actress (Justine)
1951Sting, [Gordon Sumner], rock vocalist (Police-Roxanne)/actor (Dune)
1952Clive Barker, writer (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions)
1952George Meegen, England, walked 19,019 miles from Argentina to Alaska
1952John Otway, rocker
1952Steve Penrod, race horse trainer
1954Greg Jennings, Okla City Okla, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
1954Lani O'Grady, Walnut Creek Calif, actress (Mary-8 is Enough)
1954Lorraine Bracco, Bkln, actress (Someone to Watch Over Me, Dream Team)
1955Gary Streeter, MP
1955Kathryn Morrison Long Beach CA, playmate (May, 1978)
1955Philip Oakey, Sheffield, rock vocalist (Human Leauge-Only Human)
1956Freddie Jackson, US R&B singer/songwriter (Rock Me Tonight)
1956Murphy Morobe, South Afr UDF leader (spent 3 yrs in Robbeneiland Jail)
1957John Neuman Cook, Toledo OH, PGA golfer (1981 Bing Crosby)
1957Kimberly Herrin, Santa Barbara Calif, playmate (March, 1981)
1959Joe Deegan, jockey
1960Django Bates, jazz musician
1960Glenn Anderson, Vancouver, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)
1961Alan Wells, cricketer (England Test batsman v WI in one Test 1995)
1961Pablo Arraya, Argentina, tennis star
1961Robbie Nevil, rocker (A Place Like This)
1962Esai Morales, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bad Boys, La Bamba)
1962Mark Rypien, quarterback (St Louis Rams)
1963Libby Wilson, Brisbane Qld, golfer (1988 - Singapore Open)
1964Michael Brooks, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
1964Sheila Echols, Memphis Tn, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
1964Sherry Arnett, St Louis Mo, playmate (Jan, 1986)
1965Darren Cahill, Australia, tennis star
1965Francesca Dellera, [Cervellera], Rome Italy, actress (Capriccio)
1965Jill Powell, Jacksonville Fla, actress (Marcy-As The World Turns)
1965Robert Goff, NFL defensive tackle (NO Saints)
1965Roger Dube, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
1965Tom Moody, cricket batsman (Australian 1989-92 Ton in 26 mins)
1966Yokozuna, [Rodney Anoia], wrestler (WWF/NJPW/AWA, Wild Samoan Kokina)
1967Thomas Muster, Leibnitz Austria, tennis star (1995 French Open)
1968Craig Kanada, Portland OR, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE SC Classic-3rd)
1968Glen Wesley, Red Deer, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
1968Jana Novotna, Brno Czech, tennis star (1995 Aust/Wimbledon doubles)
1968Mark James Crear, SF, 110m hurdler (Olympics-silver-96)
1969Marcus Robertson, NFL safety/cornerback (Houston/Tenn Oilers)
1969Matthew Walbeck, Sacramento CA, catcher (Minn Twins)
1970Eddie Guardado, Stockton CA, pitcher (Minn Twins)
1970Kelly Ripa, actress (Hayley Vaughan-All My Children)
1971Jair Lynch, Amherst Mass, gymnast (Olympics-silver-96)
1971Steve McLaughlin, NFL kicker (Atlanta Falcons)
1971Tiffany [Renee Darwich], Norwalk Cal, singer (I Think We're Alone Now)
1972Aaron McKie, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Phila 76ers)
1972Adrian Van Troost, fast cricket bowler (Somerset & Holland)
1972Patricia Gauani, Miss USA-Delaware (1997)
1972Rafael Carmona, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
1972Tara Dawn Holland, Overland Park Kansas, Miss America (1997)
1972Torey Hunter, CFL defensive back (Montreal Alouettes)
1973Bret Hudson, NSW Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)
1973Dalida Chammai, Miss Lebanon Universe (1997)
1974Anthony Johnson, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
1974Ricky Bell, cornerback (Chicago Bears)
1991Beau Grayson, son of country singer Tanya Tucker

Deaths for tomorrow in history Events  Birthdays
0472Olybrius, emperor of Westromeinse republic (472), dies
0939Giselbert, duke of Lutheran, drowns at about 49
1113Mawdoed, Selchuk emir/governor of Mosul, dies
1264Urbanus IV, [Jacques Pantaléon], French Pope (1261-64), dies
1517John Murmelius, humanist/theory/school book writer, dies at about 37
1564Andreas Vesalius, [Andries of Wesel], Flemish anatomist, dies at 49
1588Bernardino Telesio, Italian philosopher (Rerum in Child), dies
1617Isaac Oliver, miniature painter, dies
1629Pierre the Bérulle, French cardinal/founder (French Oratorio), dies
1656Stephan Otto, composer, dies at 53
1678Wu San-kuei, gen, invited Manchus to China, dies trying to expel them
1707Anne Jules duke the Noailles, marshal of France (huguenot), dies at 57
1721Benott Audran, artist/engraver, dies
1729Arnold Boonen, portrait painter, dies at 60
1780John André, British major, hanged by Americans (spied with B Arnold)
1786August Keppel, 1st viscount/naval commander/politican, dies
1803Samuel Adams, US revolutionary (Boston Massacre-Tea Party), dies at 81
1809Wybo Fijnje, politician/patriot/journalist, dies at 59
1823Daniel Steibelt, composer, dies at 57 [OS=Sept 20]
1842William Ellery Channing, cleric/writer, dies
1842Jose Mariano Elizaga, composer, dies at 56
1850Sarah Biffin/Beffin, limbless miniature painter, dies
1853D François J Arago, French astronomer/physicist (chromosome), dies
1860Louis Hersent, painter, dies
1863Justinus van de Brugghen, lawyer/minister of Justice, dies
1872Eberhard F Walcker, organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt A/M), dies
1873Cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies
1905Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuban/French sonnet poet, dies at 62
1915Russell Alexander, composer, dies at 38
1916Benjamin Kidel, English sociologist (Social Evolution), dies at 58
1919Ernest Halliwell, cricketer (S African wicketkeeper 1892-1904), dies
1920Max Bruch, composer, dies at 82
1927Svante August Arrhenius, chemist, dies
1931Thomas Johnstone Lipton, sportsman/merchant, dies
1936G H Simpson-Hayward, cricketer (Eng 1910, great lob bowlers), dies
1943Robert Nathaniel Dett, composer, dies at 60
1944Rudolf Schmundt, German gen/Hitlers army adjunct, dies from injuries
1955James Dean, US actor (East of Eden, Giant), dies
1955O B Clarence, actor (Penn of Pensnsylvania), dies
1956Paul de Backer, Belgian radiologist, dies at 73
1956George Bancroft, actor (Texas, Stagecoach, Little Men), dies at 74
1957Jacques Fesch, French political assassin/saint?, beheaded at about 26
1958Marie Stopes, birth control pioneer, dies
1958Wilhelmus L Re˜ers, sculptor, dies at 48
1960Jaroslav Doubrava, composer, dies at 51
1961Reggie Spooner, cricketer (England centurion v S Africa 1912), dies
1962Frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), dies at 48
1965[John] Selwyn (Brooke) Lloyd, British statesman, dies
1967Albertina Rasch, ballerina/choreographer, dies at 76
1969Katharine Susannah Prichard, novelist (Black Opal), dies at 85
1970Anders Bo Leif Linde, composer, dies at 37
1970Alfred Julius Swan, composer, dies at 79
1973Paavo "Flying Finn" Nurmi, who won 6 Olympic gold medals, dies at 76
1973Paul Hartman, actor (Bert-Petticoat Junction), dies at 84
1974Ina Seidel, writer, dies at 89
1975Wade Crosby, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood), dies at 70
1980Valentin Stepanovich Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 46
1981Hazel Scott, Trinidadian singer/pianist, dies at 63
1982William Bernbach, advertising magnate, dies at 71
1983Gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75
1985Sidney Clute, actor (Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), dies at 69
1985Rock Hudson, actor (MacMillian & Wife), dies of AIDS at 59
1985George Savalas, actor (Kojak), dies at 58
1987Madeleine Carroll, actress (39 Steps, Secret Agent), dies at 81
1987Peter Brian Medawar, medical scientist, dies
1989Liesbeth Ribbius Peletier, Neth's 1st female advisor of State, dies
1991Dimitrios I, patriarch/primus interparis orthodox Christians, dies
1991Jan H Christianse, political chairman (CDA), dies
1993Henry Ringling North, circus owner (Ringling Bros Circus), dies at 83
1994Ronald James Herron, architect, dies at 64
1994Harriet Nelson, actress (Ozzie & Harriet), dies of heart failure at 80
1994Faith Davis, oldest triplets (Charity & Hope survive), dies at 95
1995Elizabeth Jane Lloyd, artist/teacher, dies at 67
1995Norman Ewart Thurston, musician, dies at 74
1996Andrey Lukanov, PM of Bulgaria (1990), assassinated at 58
1996Frideswide Frances Emma Knight, musician/socialist, dies at 85
1996Ivan Mark Waller, mountaineer, dies at 89
1996Robert Bourassa, PM of province of Quebec (1970-76, 85-93), dies at 63
1996Ronald John Bilsland Colville, businessman, dies at 79
1996Sybil Marion Rosenfeld, theatre historian, dies at 93

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