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Welcome to It's History! for tomorrow, Saturday, July 4, 2015.

Events for tomorrow in history Birthdays  Deaths
1054 Brightest known super-nova (Crab Nebula) starts shining (23 days)
1187 Battle of Hittin (Tiberias): Saladin defeats Reinoud of Chƒtillon
1301 Battle at Breukelen: Holland vs Lichtenberg
1415 Angelo Correr becomes Pope Gregory XII
1453 41 Jewish martyrs burned at stake at Breslau
1610 Battle at Klushino: King Sigismund II beats Russian & Sweden
1636 City of Providence, Rhode Island form
1652 Prince of Condé starts blood bath in Paris
1653 British Barebones Parliament goes into session
1672 States of Holland declares "Eternal Edict" void
1693 Battle at Boussu-lez-Walcourt: French-English vs Dutch army
1708 Swedish King Karel XII beats Russians
1754 George Washington gives Ft Necessity to France
1776 Declaration of Independence-US gains independence from Britain
1779 French fleet occupies Grenada
1789 1st US tariff act
1796 1st Independence Day celebration is held
1802 US Military Academy officially opens (West Point, NY)
1810 French troops occupy Amsterdam
1817 Construction on Erie Canal begins
1819 William Herschel makes last telescopic observation of 1819 comet
1827 Slavery abolished in NY
1828 Construction begins on B & O (Baltimore-Ohio) 1st US passenger RR
1829 Cornerstone laid for 1st US mint (Chestnut & Juniper St, Phila)
1831 "America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)" is 1st sung in Boston
1832 "America" 1st sung publicly
1836 Wisconsin Territory forms
1845 Henry David Thoreau moves into his shack on Walden Pond
1845 Texas Congress votes for annexation to US
1861 In a special session of 27th Congress Lincoln requests 400,000 troops
1861 Skirmish at Harper's Ferry, WV
1862 R Morgan's: Tomkinsville, KY to Somerset, KY [->JUL 28]
1862 Battle of Port Royal, SC (Port Royal Ferry)
1862 Lewis Carroll creates Alice in Wonderland for Alice P Liddell
1862 Battle at Green River Ky (Morgan's Ohio Raid)
1863 Boise, Idaho founded (now capital of Idaho)
1863 Failed Confederate assault on Helena Arkansas (640 casualties)
1863 General Lee's army withdraws from Gettysburg
1863 Skirmish at Smithburg, TN
1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi surrenders to Union forces
1864 -9] Battle at Chattahoochee River, Georgia
1865 1st edition of "Alice in Wonderland" is published
1866 Firecracker thrown in wood starts fire destroying « of Portland, Me
1868 Battle at Ueno: last Tokugawa armies defeated
1873 Aquarium opens in Woodward Gardens
1874 Social Democratic Workmen's Party of North America formed
1875 White Democrats kill several blacks in terrorist attacks in Vicksburg
1876 Batholdi visits Bedloe Island, future home of his Statue of Liberty
1876 1st public exhibition of electric light in SF
1879 Africaner Union forms by Rev SJ du Toit at Cape colony
1879 Battle at Rorkes Drift: Britain ends attack on Zulus
1881 Booker T Washington establishes Tuskegee Institute (Alabama)
1882 Telegraph Hill Observatory opens in SF
1883 Buffalo Bill Cody presents 1st wild west show, North Platte, Nebr
1884 1st US bullfight held (Dodge City Ks)
1884 Statue of Liberty presented to US in Paris
1886 1st scheduled transcontinental passenger train reaches Pt Moody, BC
1888 1st organized rodeo competition held, Prescott, Ariz
1889 Washington state constitutional convention holds 1st meeting
1892 James Keir Hardie chosen 1st socialist in British Lower house
1894 Republic of Hawaii proclaimed, Sanford B Dole as president
1894 Elwood Haynes successfully tests one of 1st US autos at 6 MPH
1895 Katherine Lee Bates publishes "America the Beautiful"
1898 French liner "La Bourgogne" collides with bark Cromartyshire, 560 die
1898 US flag hoisted over Wake Island (Spanish-American War)
1903 Pacific Cable (SF, Hawaii, Guam, Phil) opens, Pres TR sends message
1905 Phila A's beat Boston Red Sox 4-2 in 20 inning game
1906 Gr Brit, France & Italy grant Independence to Ethiopia
1907 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
1908 NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn
1910 Jack Johnson KOs James J Jeffries in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1911 White Sox Ed Walsh stops Ty Cobb's 40-game hitting streak
1911 Ty Cobb goes 0 for 4 & ends a 40 game hit streak
1911 106°F (41°C) at Nashua, New Hampshire (state record)
1911 105°F (41°C) at Vernon, Vermont (state record)
1912 Detroit Tiger George Mullen no-hits St Louis Browns, 7-0
1912 Jack Johnson TKOs Jim Flynn in 9 for heavyweight boxing title
1913 37th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: A F Wilding beats McLoughlin (86 63 10-8)
1914 1st US motorcycle race (300 miles, Dodge City Ks)
1918 Altar dedicated at full-scale replica of Stonehenge at Maryhill, Wa
1919 Jack Dempsey KOs Jess Willard in Cuba for heavyweight championship
1919 Cincinnati Reds are 10« games back in NL, & win World Series
1919 ADGB (Allgemeine Deutsche Gewerkschaftsbund) party forms
1923 Jack Dempsey beats Tommy Gibbon in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1925 44 die when Dreyfus Hotel in Boston collapses
1925 45th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rene Lacoste beats J Borotra (63 63 46 86)
1925 Yanks Lefty Grove beats A's Herb Pennock 1-0 in 15 innings
1926 NSDAP-party forms in Weimar
1926 Baronie soccer team forms in Breda Neth
1927 Ir Sukarno forms PNI (Perserikatan Nasional Indonesia) in Batavia
1929 AM radio station WOWO, Indiana's transmitter burns down
1930 43rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Elizabeth Ryan (62 62)
1931 1st fireworks are held at Cleveland Stadium
1931 1st trailside museum opens in Cleveland Metroparks
1932 Bradman scores 260, a North American record, v Western Ontario
1933 Work begins on Oakland Bay Bridge
1934 Jordanians revolt in Amsterdam after reduction in employment
1936 49th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Hull Jacobs beats H Sperling (62 46 75)
1936 League of Nations starts sanctions against Italy
1938 France-Turkish friendship treaty
1938 1st game at Shribe Park, Phila; Braves beat Phillies 10-5
1939 Red Sox Jim Tabor hits 2 grand slams in 1 game
1939 Yankees retire 1st uniform (Lou Gehrig #4), 1st Old Timers Day
1940 British destroys French battle fleet at Oran, Algeria, 1267 die
1940 German occupiers forbids anti-nazis speeches
1941 Howard Florey & Norman Heatley meet for 1st time, 11 days later they successfully recreate penicillin
1941 Politburo of Yugoslav communist party reorganizes
1941 Latvia partisans shoot 416 Jews dead
1942 1st American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II)
1942 US air offensive against nazi-Germany begins
1944 Gestapo arrests German Social Democrat Julius Leber
1944 Allied assault on Carpiquet airport at Caen
1944 1st Japanese kamikaze attack, US fleet near Iwo Jima
1944 1,100 US guns fire 4th of July salute at German lines in Normandy
1946 Anti Jewish riots in Kielce Poland, 42 die
1946 Philippines gains independence from US
1947 61st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Tom P Brown (61 63 62)
1950 Braves Sid Gordon ties season grand slam record with 4
1950 Truman signs public law 600 (Puerto Ricans write own constitution)
1952 Canadain Currency, Mint & Exchange Fund Act allows gold coins of $5, $10, and $20 to be minted
1952 66th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Frank Sedgman beats J Drobny (46 62 63 62)
1953 60th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats D Hart (86 75)
1953 Imre Nagy succeeds Matyas R kosi as premier of Hungary
1954 WMSL (WYUR, now WAFF) TV channel 48 in Huntsville, AL (ABC) begins
1954 West Germany beats Hungary 3-2 for soccer's 5th World Cup in Bern
1956 US most intense rain fall (1.23" in 1 minute) at Unionville Maryland
1956 Independence National Historical Park forms in Philadelphia
1957 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts temporary tax increase
1958 72nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: A Cooper beats N Fraser (36 63 64 13-11)
1959 66th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Darlene Hard (64 63)
1959 America's new 49-star flag honoring Alaska statehood unfurled
1959 Cayman Islands separated from Jamaica, made a crown colony
1960 Mickey Mantle is 18th to hit 300 HRs
1960 America's new 50-star flag honoring Hawaiian statehood unfurled
1960 6th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright
1962 Island Records begins
1962 KIKU (now KHNL) TV channel 13 in Honolulu, HI (IND) 1st broadcast
1964 71st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats M Court (64 79 63)
1964 Beachboy's "I Get Around" reaches #1
1965 20th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Carol Mann
1966 LBJ signs Freedom of Information Act
1966 Beatles attacked in Philippines after insulting Imelda Marcos
1967 Opening ceremony of Tassajara Zen Mountain Center
1967 Phillies Clay Dairymple ties NL record of 6 walks in doubleheader
1968 Arthur Kopit's "Indians," premieres in London
1968 Radio astronomy satellite Explorer 38 launched (í 450 m)
1969 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1969 Italian Rumor govt resigns
1969 76th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Ann Jones beats Billie J King (36 63 62)
1969 140,000 attend Atlanta Pop Festival featuring Led Zep & Janis Joplin
1969 "Give Peace a Chance" by Plastic Ono Band is released in UK
1970 100 injured in race rioting in Asbury Park NJ
1970 84th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Newcombe beats K Rosewall (57 63 62 36 61)
1970 Casey Kasem's "American Top 40" debuts on LA radio
1970 Chartered Dan-Air Comet crashes into mountains north of Barcelona, Spain killing 112 vacationing Britons
1971 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1973 Alan Ayckbourne's "Absurd Person Singular," premieres in London
1973 CARICOM - Caribbean Community & Common Market, forms
1973 In audience with Italian cyclists, Pope Paul VI praises athletes who "offer the magnificent show of a healthy, strong, generous youth"
1974 Mike Marshall goes 9-0 with 3 saves in 20 appearances in 30 days
1975 Fictional wedding date of Coneheads
1975 Bundy victim (?) Nancy Baird disappears from Layton, Utah
1975 82nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Goolagong (60 61)
1976 Opening ceremony of the Dai Bosatsu monastery Catskill Mt NY
1976 Raid on Entebbe-Israel rescues 229 Air France passengers
1976 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Bloomington Golf Classic Bicentennial
1977 Cubs use fielder Larry Bittner as a pitcher
1977 Nigel Harrison replaces Gary Valentine as bassist of Blondie
1977 Red Sox wallop a major league-record 8 HRs beating Toronto 9-6
1978 Memphis fire fighters halt 3-day strike under a court order
1979 Algerian ex-president Ben Bella freed
1980 Nolan Ryan is 4th to strikeout 3,000
1981 95th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats B Börg (46 76 76 64)
1981 Clive Rice 105* out of 143 all out, Notts v Hants at Bournemouth
1982 Yankees bat out of order against Indians in 1st inning
1982 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1982 Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected president of Mexico
1982 96th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: J Connors beats J McEnroe (36 63 67 76 64)
1982 4th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 4 lands at Edwards AFB
1982 10th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Sandra Haynie
1983 NY Yankee Dave Righetti no-hits the Red Sox
1984 Yuri Sedykh of USSR throws hammer a record 86.33 m
1984 NY Yankee Phil Niekro is 9th to strikeout 3,000
1984 Kallicharran gets 206 & 6-32 in a NatWest Trophy game
1984 Funeral for S Nakagawa & burial half his ashes next to N Senzaki
1985 Tinker Bell's nightly flight begins
1987 Nazi Klaus Barbie, "Butcher of Lyon" sentenced to life in France
1987 Imran Khan takes 300th Test Cricket wicket, only Pakistani to do so
1987 Discovery moves to Launch Pad 39B for STS-26 mission
1987 94th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (75 63)
1988 102nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Becker (46 76 64 62)
1988 KC releases pitcher Dan Quisenberry, whose 238 saves are the 4th most
1988 US navy shoots down Iranian civilian jetliner over Gulf, kills 290
1989 Red's Tom Browning is 3 outs away from his 2nd career perfect game when Phillie Dickie Thon doubles
1989 Unmanned Russian Mig-23 crashes in Bellegem-Kooigem, Belgium (1 dies)
1989 14 year old actress Drew Barrymore, attempts suicide
1990 400 New Kids on the Block fans treated for heat exhaustion in Minn
1990 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1990 Wrestler Brutus Beefcake injured during para-sailing
1990 2 Live Crew release "Banned in the USA" the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner & Gettysburg Address
1992 US actress Bobbie Eakes marries author David Stone
1992 John Phillips, rocker (Mamas & Papas), undergoes a liver transplant
1992 99th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (62 61)
1993 107th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Courier (76 76 36 63)
1993 Brandie Burton wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
1993 Dave Winfield hits 442nd HR to move into 19th place
1993 Pilar Fort, crowned 25th Miss Black America
1993 Pizza Hut blimp deflates & lands safely on W 56th street in NYC
1994 US loses to Brazil 1-0 in 1994 World Cup quarter finals
1994 Rwandese Patriot Front occupies Kigali
1994 Russian manned space craft TM-18, lands
1995 Birmingham Barracudas play 1st CFL game (vs Winnipeg)
1996 Hot Mail, a free internet E-mail service begins
1997 US space probe Pathfinder lands on Ares Vallis Mars

Birthdays for tomorrow in history Events  Deaths
1546Murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95)
1610Cornelis Evertsen, the Elder, Dutch/Swiss vice-admiral
1610Paul Scarron, French playwright (Virgile Travesti)
1669Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor
1694Louis-Claude Daquin, [d'Acquin], French organist/composer (La Rose)
1715Christian F Gellert, Saxony, poet/novelist (Fables & Tales)
1731António Dinis da Cruz e Silva, Portuguese poet (O Falso Heroísmo)
1753Jean-Pierre-François Blanchard, 1st balloon flights in England, US
1762Marco Santucci, composer
1769Louis-Luc Loiseau de Persuis, composer
1793Franz Xaver Pechacek, composer
1799F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59)
1804Désiré de Haerne, Belgian priest/Congressional leader
1804Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mass, author (House of 7 Gables, Scarlet Letter)
1807Giuseppe Garibaldi, freedom fighter (Risorgimento)/unified Italy
1810Phineas T Barnum, circus magnate
1819Reuben Eaton Fenton, Governor (Union), died in 1885
1826Green Clay Smith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1826Stephen Foster, Lawrencevil, Pa, composer (Oh! Susanna, Swanee River)
1828Theodor W Ahlwardt, German orientalist
1828James Johnston Pettigrew, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1829Hermann Kotzchmar, composer
1840James McGranahan, composer
1841Edward Gailliard, Flemish linguist/archaeologicalist
1841Marie von Wied, Princess of Orange Nassau
1842Gyula Erkel, composer
1842Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria, sociologist/judge/fieldmarshal
1845Thomas John Barnardo, English social worker
1847James Anthony Bailey, Detroit, circus impresario (Barnum & Bailey)
1850Ole Olsen, composer
1854Heinrich Zollner, composer
1867Stephen Mather, organized US National Park Service
1869Karl Seitz, president of Austria
1870Pieter van der Lijn, Dutch geologist (Dutch boulders)
1872Calvin Coolidge, [Silent Cal], Plymouth Vt, (R) 30th pres (1923-29)
1875Giovanni & Giacomo Tocci, Italy, siamese twins
1876William Farnum, Boston MA, actor (Spoilers, Man who Fights Alone)
1880George Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912)
1880Pat Rooney, vaudevillian/actor (Night Club)
1882Cornelis van der Lugt Melsert, Dutch actor/dir (Willem van Oranje)
1883Rube Goldberg, cartoonist (who made the easy outrageously difficult)
1883Maximilian Oseyevich Shteynberg, composer
1883Alan Brooke, English general [or Jul 23]
1884Alexander Byvanck, Dutch art historian/archaeologist
1885Louis B Mayer, Minsk Russia, motion-picture executive (MGM)
1886Heinrich Kaminski, composer
1888Henry Armetta, Italian/US actor (Bell for Adano, Big Store)
1894Henry Carlson, basketball coach (originated figure 8 play)
1895Irving Caesar, songwriter
1895Massimo Campigli, Italian painter/illustrator
1895Walderman Marx, cricketer (S Af, 240 on FC debut (then world record))
1896Adolf Hallis, composer
1898Gertrude Lawrence, English actress (Mimi, Rembrandt)
1898Johnny Lee, Missouri, actor (Calhoun-Amos 'n' Andy)
1899Benjamin Péret, French writer/poet (La révolution surréaliste)
1900Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, New Orleans LA, jazz musician (Hello Dolly)
1902George Murphy, New Haven Ct, (Sen-R-Calif)/actor/dancer (MGM Parade)
1902Meyer Lansky, mobster (Started numbers)
1902Vince Barnett, Pittsburgh, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle)
1903Flor Peeters, Antwerp Belgium, organist/composer (Lied Symphony)
1904Seger Pillot Ellis, pianist/vocalist
1904Artur Malawski, composer
1904Angela Baddeley, London England, actress (Ghost Train, Tom Jones)
1905Dante Fiorillo, composer
1905Lionel Trilling, author (1969 Poses Award, Liberal Imagination)
1907Elliott Sullivan, San Antonio TX, actor (Sergeant)
1908Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome)
1909Alec Templeton, Cardiff Wales, pianist/composer (Concertino Lirico)
1909Lynette Roberts, poet
1909Madeleine Barot, resistance heroine
1910William T "Champion Jack" Dupree, US boxer/slaughterhouse pianist
1910Gloria Stuart, actress (Rose-Titanic)/founder (Screen Actors Guild)
1910Francis D Foley, US lt adm (WW II, Guadalcanal)
1911Mitch Miller, Rochester NY, sing along with Mitch (Yellow Rose of Tx)
1912Virginia Graham, Chicago Ill, TV personality (Girl Talk, Where Was I)
1914Giuseppe 'Nuccio' Bertone, car designer
1915Jimmie Rogers, Detroit Mich, singer (Sugar Hill Time)
1915Christine Lavant, writer
1916Tokyo Rose, [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], propagandist (WW II)
1918Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, King of Tonga (1965- )
1918Eric Bedser, cricketer (bro of Alec, Surrey bowler but not England)
1918Buster Davis, Johnstown Pa, choral director (Garry Moore Show)
1918Ann Landers, Sioux City Iowa, twin sister/advice columnist
1918Alec Bedser, cricketer (mighty post-war England medium-pacer)
1918Abigail Van Buren, [Mrs Morton Phillips], Sioux City Iowa, columnist
1920Leona Helmsley, (wife of Harry), real estate billionaire/tax cheat
1921Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist/orchestra leader (Ripley's Game)
1921Gerard Debreu, France, economist (Nobel 1983)
1922Ghulam Ahmed, cricketer (off-spinner in 22 Tests for India in 1950's)
1924Eva Marie Saint, Newark NJ, actress (On the Waterfront)
1926Mary Stuart, Miami Fla, actress (Jo-Search for Tomorrow)
1927Neil Simon, Bronx, playwright (Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Biloxi Blues)
1927Gina Lollobrigida, Subiaco Italy, actress (Trapeze, Falcon Crest)
1928Sylvius G M "Boy" Rozendal, premier (Netherland's Antilles)
1928Stephen Boyd, [William Millar], Ire, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur)
1928Paul de Wispelaere, Flemish writer/essayist/critic
1928Patrick Tilley, UK, sci-fi author (1st Family, Blood River)
1928Lloyd Lambert, bassist
1928Cathy Berberian, Armenia, US singer
1929Al Davis, Brocton Mass, NFL team owner (LA Raiders)
1929Bill Tuttle, baseball player
1929Chuck Tanner, baseball player
1930George Steinbrenner, owner (NY Yankees)/ship builder/horse owner
1931Peter Richardson, cricketer (England batsman mid-50's)
1934Colin Welland, Liverpool England, actor (Straw Dogs, Sweeney)
1935Paul Scoon, governor-general of Grenada (1978-92)
1937Hector Palma, horse trainer
1938Cyril Mitchley, cricket wicket-keeper (Transvaal, later Test umpire)
1938Bill Withers, Slab Fork WV, rhythm & blues singer (Lean on Me)
1939Ed Bernard, Phila, actor (Joe-Police Woman, Jim-White Shadow)
1940Joost P van Iersel, Dutch MP (CDA)
1940Walter Greenman, horse trainer
1942Michael G C F, English prince of Kent
1942Hal Lanier, baseball player
1943Al "Blind Owl" Wilson, rock guitarist/vocalist (Canned Heat)
1943Dave Rowberry, rocker (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
1943Emerson Boozer, NFL running back (NY Jet)/sportscaster
1946Michael Milken, LA Calif, partner (Intl Capital Access Group)
1946Ron Kovic, disabled vietnam vet (Born on 4th of July)
1946Tish Howard, playmate (July, 1966)
1947Morganna Roberts, Louisville Ky, (Baseball's kissing bandit)
1948René Arnoux, France, formula-1 racer (6th place-1980)
1948Jeremy Spencer, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well)
1948Ed Armbrister, baseball player
1949Joyce Brothers, psychologist/author/columnist
1950David Jensen, rock British DJ
1951Ralph Johnson, rock drummer (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star)
1954Jim Beattie, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
1955John Waite, vocalist (Babies/Bad English-Forget Me Not, Missing You)
1958Kirk Pengilly, Sydney Australia, rocker (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt)
1959Bill McCorvey, Montgomery Ala, singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake)
1959Victoria Abril, [Victoria Rojas], Madrid Spain, actress (Libertarias)
1961Richard Allen Garriott, Austin TX, computer game designer (Origin)
1961Connie Paraskevin-Young, Detroit, sprint cyclist (Olymp-br-88, 92, 96)
1962Pam Shriver, Balt MD, tennis star (1991 US Open doubles/Oly-gold-88)
1962Roland Ratzenberger, driver
1963Henri Leconte, France, tennis player (French finalist 1988)
1963Jose Oquendo, baseball player
1964Kevin Sutherland, Sacramento CA, Nike golfer (1992 Hawkeye Open-2nd)
1964Mark Allen Slaughter, Las Vegas, guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live)
1965Suzanne Peta Strudwick, Knutsford England, golfer (1995 Brit Open-7th)
1965Shelley Oates, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1965John Frawley, Australia, tennis star
1965Harvey Grant, NBA forward (Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Wizards)
1965Eva Dahllof, Ornskoldsvik Sweden, golfer (1995 McCall's Classic-18th)
1966Adrian Caldwell, NBA forward/center (Indiana Pacers)
1967Rick Wilkins, baseball player
1967Vinny Castilla, Oaxaca Mexico, infielder (Colorado Rockies)
1968Derek Loville, NFL running back (SF 49ers)
1968Loville Derek, NFL running back (Denver Broncos, Superbowl 32)
1968Mark Lenzi, Huntsville Ala, diver (Olympics-bronze-96)
1969Tim Jackson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)
1969David Wittman Buffalo, NY, 1.5k runner
1970Andrei Cherkasov, USSR, tennis star
1970Louise Van Voorhis, Rochester NY, 470 yachter (Olympics-4th-1992, 96)
1971Steve Rucchin, Thunder Bay, NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1972Steve Giles, St Stephens New Brunswick, canoeist (Olympics-6-92, 96)
1973Justin Ring, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1974Kellee Nicole Kattleman, Miss Wyoming USA (1996)
1975Reinhard Davis, hockey goaltender (Team Austria 1998)
1978Tatyana Jecmenica, Novi Sad Yugo, tennis star (1995 Futures-Novi Sad)
2008Princess Rayet Al Noor bint Al Hashim, born in Amman, Jordan

Deaths for tomorrow in history Events  Birthdays
0966Benedictus V Grammaticus, Italian (anti?)Pope (5/22-6/23 964), dies
1187Reinoud van Chƒtillon, French prince of Antioch, dies
1301Willem II Berthout van Mechelen, bishop of Utrecht, dies in battle
1307Rudolf III, Duke of Austria/King of Bohemia dies
1336Elisabeth van Portugal, queen of Portugal/saint, dies at about 65
1498Filips van Burgundy, admiral-general of Netherlands, dies
1519Johann Tetzel, (German?) monk, dies at about 79
1541Pedro de Alvarado, Spanish occupier, dies at about 56
1578Charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies
1603Philippus the Monte, priest/bandmaster/composer, dies at 82
1623William Byrd, English composer (Ave verum corpus), dies at 80
1627Thomas Middleton, Elizabethan dramatist (Women Beware Women), dies
1672Ambrosius Reiner, composer, dies at 67
1672Govert D Camphuysen, (court)painter, dies at about 48
1757Jean-Joseph Vade, composer, dies at 38
1768Willem van Hairs, Fries nobleman/poet (Suicide), dies at 58
1780Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen South Neth, dies at 67
1787Charles, prince de Rohan-Soubise, marshal of France, dies at 71
1789Claudio M da Costa, Brazilian conductor, dies at 59
1826Thomas Jefferson, 3rd president (1801-09), dies at 83
1826John Adams, 2nd president (1797-1801), dies at 90
1831James Monroe, 5th president (1817-25), dies at 73
1845Pierre P Royer-Collard, French philosopher/Council of 500, dies
1848François Rene de Chateaubriand, French novelist (Atala)/diplomat, dies
1851Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer, dies at 67
1854Karl F Eichhorn, German law historian, dies at 72
1856Istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor, dies at 64
1863Paul Joseph Revere, US grandson of Paul Revere/Union brig-gen, dies
1888Theodor Storm, German judge/author (Schimmelreiter), dies at 70
1889Auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79
1891Frederic Louis Ritter, composer, dies at 67
1901John Fiske, [Edmund Fisk Green], US historian/philosopher, dies
1910Giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars), dies at 75
1910Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer, dies at 70
1917Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskreet), dies at 84
1923Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw), dies at 67
1929Otto Taubmann, composer, dies at 70
1931Emanuele F duke of Aosta, Italian WW I-general/fascist, dies at 62
1931Hussein ibn-Ali, sjarif Mecca/king/kalief of Hedzjaz (1917-24), dies
1934Chaim Nachman Bialik, zionist poet, dies
1934"Madame" Marie Curie-Sklodovska, Polish/French chemist, dies
1938Otto Bauer, Austrian social democrat, dies at 56
1938Suzanne Lenglen, 6 time Wimbledon champ, dies at 39 of anemia
1943Wladyslaw Sikorski, gen/PM of Poland in exile (1939-43), dies at 62
1946Othenio Able, Austria paleontology, dies at 71
1952Walter Long, dies at 73
1957Judy Tyler, actress (Princess-Howdy Doody), dies at 24 in car crash
1958Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam), dies at 79
1961Franklyn Farnum, dies of cancer at 83
1962Rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56
1963Grant Richards, actor (Doug-Doorway to Danger), dies at 48
1963Fritz Reuter, composer, dies at 66
1970Harold Vanderbilt, America Cup winner (1930, 34, 37), dies at 85
1971Don McPherson, rocker, dies at 29
1971Joe Cox, cricketer (4 wickets in 3 Tests for South Africa), dies
1971Thomas C Hart, US admiral/commander (Pacific Fleet), dies at 94
1973Leonid Stein, Russian chess player, dies at about 39
1974Mohammed SA al-Hoesseini, Mufti of Jerusalem/pres Com Palestine, dies
1982Sylvestre A Guzm n Fern ndez, pres Dominican Rep, commits suicide
1983Claus Adam, composer, dies at 65
1985John de Quay, Dutch premier (1959-63), dies at 83
1986Flor Peeters, Flemish baron/organist/composer, dies at 83
1988Adrian Adonis, [Keith Franke], WWF wrestler, killed in auto accident
1992Astor Piazzolla, Argentine composer (Tango Nuevo), dies at 71
1992Joe Newman, US jazz trumpetist (Count Basie), dies
1993Anne Shirley, actress (Stella Dallas), dies of lung cancer at 75
1993Charles Crain, actor, dies in Hollywood at 83
1993Felix White, choreographer (Black Vibrations Theatre), dies at 65
1994Tawfik Ziad, Palestinian communist/Israeli MP/mayor of Nazareth, dies
1994Rupert Davies, methodist scholar, dies at 84
1994Liesbeth Struppert, actress (Pipo the Clown, Anne Frank), dies at 55
1994Juan Gil Poet-Albert, dies at 90
1994Arthur Berry, artist, dies at 69
1995Richard "Pancho" Gonzalez, tennis great, dies of stomach cancer at 67
1995Jacques Berque, Islamic scholar, dies at 85
1995Eva Gabor, actress (Green Acres), dies at 74
1995Bob Ross, artist, dies at 52
1996Clay Jones, gardener, dies at 72
1996Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr, dies at 58
1997Charles Kuralt, news anchor (CBS Sunday Morning), dies at 62
2008Jesse Helms, dies in North Carolina, at age 86

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