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0362 Emperor Julianus of Constantinople ends education laws
0626 Avaren/Slaves under khagan Bajan begin siege of Constantinople
1014 Battle of Strumitsa-valley: Byzantine destroys Bulgarian armies
1030 Battle at Stiklestad (Trondheim)
1179 Lando Sittino proclaimed (anti-)pope Innocent III
1560 Turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden
1563 League of High Nobles routes King Philip II
1565 Mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
1579 Antwerp request union with of Utrecht
1579 King Philip II arrests plotters Antonio Perez & princess van Eboli
1585 Friese academy opens
1588 Attacking Spanish Armada defeated & scattered by English defenders
1588 Duke Farneses troops ready for invasion of England
1634 Dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curaçao
1655 Biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam
1676 Nathaniel Bacon declared a rebel for assembling frontiersmen to protect settlers from Indians
1693 Battle at Neerwinden: French beats English/Dutch army
1696 French king Louis XIV & Victor Amadeua van Savoye signs peace
1715 10 Spanish treasure galleons sinks off Florida coast by hurricane
1751 1st international world title prize fight-Jack Stack of England, beats challenger M Petit of France in 29 mins in England
1773 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny Mtns completed, Schoenbrunn, OH
1783 Skaptar Volcano on Iceland erupts killing about 9,000
1786 1st newspaper published west of Alleghanies, Pitts Gazette
1835 1st sugar plantation in Hawaii begins
1844 NY Yacht Club forms
1858 1st commercial treaty between US & Japan signed
1858 US citizens allowed to live anywhere in Japan
1864 3rd & last day of battle at Deep Bottom Run, Virginia
1864 Battle of Macon, GA (Stoneman's Raid)
1874 Major Walter Copton Wingfield patents a portable tennis court
1899 1st motorcycle race, Manhattan Beach, NY
1899 Southern Calif Golf Assn forms
1902 Union of Orthodox Rabbis of US & Canada forms
1907 1st helicopter ascent in Douai, France
1907 Sir Robert Baden-Powell forms Boy Scouts in England
1908 St Louis Browns Rube Waddell strikes out 16 Phila Athletics
1910 JWEL Hilgers is 1st Dutchman to fly above Dutch territory
1911 Boston Red Sox Joe Wood no-hits St Louis Browns, 5-0
1913 Albania becomes sovereignty under prince Wilhelm von Wied
1914 1st transcontinental phone link made between NYC & SF
1914 Austrian-Hungary bombs Belgrade
1914 British fleet leaves Portland/passes Straits of Dover
1914 Russia mobilize troops along Austrian boundary
1915 Pirate Honus Wagner at 41, hits a grand slam HR
1916 Postal check & Girodienst establishes
1920 1st transcontinental airmail flight from NY to SF
1920 Mexican rebel Pancho Villa surrenders
1921 Cleveland's 125th anniversary celebration: Cy Young, 54, pitches 2 inn
1921 New rules of language assumed (equal rights Flemings/Walen Belgium)
1923 Albert Einstein speaks on pacifism in Berlin
1923 KPD holds struggle day against fascism, in Germany
1924 Paul Runyan wins PGA golf championship
1927 1st iron lung installed (Bellevue hospital, NY)
1927 Bellevue Hospital in NY installs 1st iron lung
1927 Phil Mead scores his 100th 100, Hampshire v Northants
1928 Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" is released
1928 Cleve Indians score 17 in 1st 2 inns to beat Yanks 24-6 at Dunn Field they also set a record with 24 singles in 1 game
1929 Belgium Maurice Dewaele wins Tour de France
1930 115°F (46°C), Holly Springs, Mississippi (state record)
1930 Airship R100, 1st passenger-carrying flight from England to Canada
1934 17th PGA Championship: Paul Runyan at Park CC Williamsville NY
1936 RCA shows 1st real TV program (dancing, film on locomotives, Bonwit Teller fashion show & monologue from Tobacco Road & comedy)
1937 Japanese troops occupies Peking & Tientsin
1938 Comic strip "Dennis the Menace," 1st appears
1938 Olympic National Park forms
1940 Urk soccer team forms
1942 Eastern Blvd in the Bronx renamed Bruckner Blvd
1943 1 million inhabitants flee Hamburg
1943 Nazi's evacuate Hollandsche Theater in Amsterdam
1944 Allied air force bomb Germany for 6 hours
1944 Frank McCormick (Reds) HR off Ace Adams (Giants) in both games of DH
1944 US 4th Armour division occupiers Avranches
1945 After delivering the Atomic Bomb across the Pacific, the cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed & sunk by a Japanese submarine
1947 Gas leak explodes in a beauty parlor, 10 women die in Harrisonburg Va
1948 King George VI opens 14th modern Olympic games in London
1949 Airlift in West-Germany to West-Berlin ends
1949 BBC radio begins broadcasting
1950 Pee Wee Reese, hits the 3,000th Dodger home run
1952 1st nonstop transpacific flight by a jet
1953 US bombers shot down at north of Wladiwostok
1955 Smokey Burgess hits 3 HRS to help Pirates beat Reds 16-5
1955 USSR performs nuclear Test
1956 11th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Kathy Cornelius
1956 Jacques Cousteau's Calypso anchors in 7,500 m of water (record)
1956 WCKT (now WSVN) TV channel 7 in Miami, FL (IND) begins broadcasting
1957 Floyd Patterson TKOs Tommy Jackson in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1957 International Atomic Energy Agency forms by UN
1957 Jack Paar's Tonight show premieres
1958 Pres Eisenhower signs NASA & Space Act of 1958
1958 Southern Pacific Bay ferries stop running
1961 Bob Dylan injured in car accident
1961 Phillies lose 1st of 23 straight games
1961 Wallis & Futuna Islands become a French overseas territory
1965 Beatles movie "Help" premieres, Queen Elizabeth attends
1965 Gemini 5 returned after 12d 7h 11m 53s
1965 Major league record 26 strikeouts, Phillies (16), Pirates (10)
1965 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1966 Bob Dylan hurt in motorcycle accident near Woodstock NY
1966 Nigerians chief of staff Jakubu Gowon makes coup
1967 Fire aboard carrier USS Forrestal in Gulf of Tonkin kills 134
1967 Moderate quake (6.5) strikes Caracas Venezuela causing severe damage
1967 U S S Forrestal explodes kills 134. $100 million damage
1968 Cincinnati Red George Culver no hits Phillies, 6-1
1968 Gram Parson refuses to play with the Byrds in South Africa
1968 Mount Arenal, Costa Rica kills 80 in Pelee-type eruption
1968 Pope Paul VI, in an encyclical entitled "Humanae Vitae" (Of Human Life), declares any artificial forms of birth control prohibited
1968 Wash DC Ron Hansen makes unassisted triple play vs Cleve
1969 Mariner 6 begins transmitting far-encounter photos of Mars
1970 6 days of race rioting in Hartford Ct
1972 France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
1973 $180,000 in Led Zeppelin receipts are robbed from NY Hilton
1973 Greek plebiscite chooses republic over monarchy
1974 2nd impeachment vote against Nixon by House Judiciary Committee
1974 Episcopal Church ordained female priests
1974 France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
1974 St Louis Card Lou Brock steals his 700th base
1975 Ford became 1st US pres to visit Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz
1975 Military coup by Gen Mohammed/Pres Jakubu Gowon fired
1976 USSR performs underground nuclear Test
1978 600,000 attend "Summer Jam" rock festival, Watkins Glen, NY
1978 Penny Dean swims English Channel in record 7h40m
1978 Pioneer 11 transmits images of Saturn & its rings
1978 On Old Timer's Day, NY Yankees announce that Billy Martin will return as NY Yankee manager in 1980 & Bob Lemon will become GM
1979 7th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Amy Alcott
1981 Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Amphitheater is dedicated
1981 Iran ex-president Bani Sadr flees to Paris
1981 Prince Charles of England weds Lady Diane Spencer
1982 Andy Taylor of rock group Duran Duran weds Tracie Wilson
1983 "Friday Night Videos" premieres on NBC TV
1983 Steve Garvey ends his NL record 1,207 consecutive game streak
1984 12th du Maurier Golf Classic: Juli Inkster
1984 23rd Summer Olympics opens in LA
1985 19th Space Shuttle Mission (51-F)-Challenger 8-launched
1986 Bomb attack in West-Beirut, 30 killed
1986 Dennis Amiss scores his 100th 100, Warwickshire v Lancashire
1986 NY jury rules NFL violated antitrust laws, awards USFL $1 in damages
1987 Ben & Jerry's & Jerry Garcia agree on a new flavor Cherry Garcia
1988 FDIC bails out 1st Republic Bank, Dallas, with $4 billion
1988 Gorbachev pushes plan electing president & parliament in March, 1989
1988 Judge orders NASA to release unedited tape from Challenger cockpit
1988 Last US Playboy Club (Lansing Mich) closes
1988 South African govt bans anti-apartheid film "Cry Freedom"
1988 Baltimore trades Mike Boddicker to the Red Sox for Brady Anderson & Curt Schilling
1988 Rick Sutcliffe swipes home, 1st pitcher since Pascual Perez in 1984 to steal home
1989 Javier Sotomayor of Cuba sets high jump record (8'0") in San Juan
1989 Phillies retire Steve Carlton's # 32
1989 Vince Coleman, record streak stopped at 50 straight stolen bases
1989 White Sox trade Harold Baines to Rangers for Scott Fletcher & Sam Sosa
1990 26th Curtis Cup: US wins 14-4
1990 28th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats USSR in Atlanta Georgia (2-1)
1990 36th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Beth Daniel
1990 Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game
1990 South Africa Communist Party begins 1st legal conference
1991 1st Sunday Night game at Shea Stadium (Mets beat Cubs 6-0)
1991 Donald Trump gives Marla Maples a 7« caret engagement ring
1991 Yankee Stadium fans throw cups & blowup dolls at Jose Canseco
1992 "Chinese Coffee" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 18 perfs
1992 Evgueni Sadovyi swims world record/OR 400m freestyle (3:45.00)
1992 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguys), arrested for narcotic possession
1993 Cin Red pitcher Thomas Browning arrested for marijuana possession
1993 Walter Koenig (Checkov-Star Trek) suffers a mild heart attack
1993 Israeli Court of Appeal overturns (5-0) conviction of John Demjaujuk, saying not enough evidence he is Concentration Camp Ivan the Terrible
1994 200,000 Moslems demand death to feminist Taslima Nasrin
1994 Corrupt Italian ex-premier Craxi gets 8« year jail sentenced
1994 H Emans Arubaanse Peoples Party wins parliamentary election
1994 India army kills 27 Moslem militants
1994 Jesse Timmedequas, rapes & murders Megan Kanka, 7 (Megan's Law)
1994 Parliamentary election in Aruba
1995 Monica Seles beats Martina Naratilova in her return to tennis
1995 Carolina Panthers beat Jacksonville Jaguars in their 1st NFL exhibition game 20-14
1997 US Senior Golf Open ends at Olympia Fields GC Ill

Birthdays for tomorrow in history Events  Deaths
1590Gilles Hayne, composer
1605Simon Dach, German poet
1620Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philologist/diplomat
1646Johann Theile, German composer (Adam & Eve)
1723Christleib Siegmund Binder, composer
1739Johannes Ritschel, composer
1755Franz Gotz, composer
1758Antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment)
1778Carl Borromaus Neuner, composer
1805Alexis de Tocqueville, France, statesman/writer (Democracy in America)
1817James Blair Steedman, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1820Clement Laird Vallandigham, MC (Union), died in 1871
1828Cuvier Grover, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1885
1830Alvan Cullem Gillem, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1875
1849Max Nordau, [Sdfeld], German arts/writer/zionist leader
1853Esther de Boer-van Rijk, Dutch actress (Kniertje-Hope of Blessing)
1853Henry Morton Dunham, composer
1854Georg Kerschensteiner, German educator (Theory of Education)
1861Alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt
1861Sergei D Sazonov, Russian minister of Foreign Affairs (1910-16)
1865Nicola Spinelli, composer
1867Enrique Granados, Spain, composer
1869Booth Tarkington, US, novelist (17, Magnificent Ambersons)
1871[Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk
1874August Stramm, writer
1876Maria Ouspenskaya, Tula Russia, actress (Waterloo Bridge)
1878Don Marquis, Ill, journalist/poet (archy & mehitabel)
1883Benito Mussolini, [Il Duce], Fascist Italian dictator (1922-43)
1883Manuel Infante, Spanish composer/conductor
1884Henri Liebrecht, Belgian playwright/journalist
1887Rudi Stephan, composer
1887Sigmund Romberg, Nagykanizsa Hungary, operetta composer (Blossom Time)
1888Niles Welch, Hartford CT, actor (Cornered)
1889Karl Otten, writer
1891Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist
1892Charles L Bass, actor (Business in White Slavery)
1892Ernst van Raalte, lawyer (Seen, heard... wrote)
1892Karel L Baars, Dutch actor (White Slaves Trade)
1892William Powell, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Thin Man, My Man Godfrey)
1893Arre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music)
1895Michail M Zosjtsjenko, Russian author
1898Isidor Isaac Rabi, Poland, physicist (explored atom, Nobel 1944)
1900Alexander Vasil'yevich Mosolov, composer [OS]
1900Don Redman, Piedmont WV, orch leader (Sugar Hill Times)
1900Eyvind Johnson, Sweden, novelist (Return to Ithaca-Nobel 1974)
1905Clara Bow, silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid)
1905Dag Hammarskjöld, Sweden, 2nd UN Sect-General (1953-61) (Nobel 1961)
1905Thelma Todd, [Alison Loyd], Lawrence MA, actress (Dangerous Female)
1907Melvin Mouron Belli, Sonora Calif, lawyer (SF's "King of Torts")
1909Georgy Mushel, composer
1910Henry Brian Boyne, journalist
1911Jan Cikker, composer
1913Stephen McNally, NYC, actor (Split Second, 30 Seconds over Tokyo)
1914"Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash)
1914Abram Games, graphic artist
1914Dovie Hudson, community activist in rural Mississippi
1918Vladimir Dudentzev, Russian writer
1920Rodolfo Acosta, Chihuahua Mexico, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw)
1921Aled Eames, maritime historian
1921Richard Egan, SF Calif, actor (Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna)
1924Arnold Weinstock, English industrial/multi-millionaire (GEC)
1924Lloyd Bochner, Toronto, (Cecil-Dynasty, Lonely Lady, Naked Gun 2«)
1924Robert Horton, LA Calif, actor (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena)
1925Mikis Michael George Theodorakis, Chios Greece, composer (Raven)
1926Don Carter, bowler, 6-time Bowler of Year (1953-54, 57-58, 60-61)
1926Russel Firestone, polo great (Circle F-1959 champs)
1927Harry K V Mulisch, writer (Message to King Rat)
1928Bidzina Alexandrovich Kvernadze, composer
1930Paul Taylor, dancer/choreographer (Paul Taylor Dance Company) [or 6/5]
1932Nancy Landon Kassebaum, (Sen-R-Kansas, 1979- )
1933Cammie Smith, WI cricket opening batsman (1960-62)
1933Robert Fuller, Troy NY, actor (Laramie, Wagon Train)
1934Alfred Scott, WI cricket leg-spinner (son of O C, Test 0-140)
1935Leonard Lee, rocker (Shirley & Lee)
1935Peter Schreier, Meissen Germany, tenor (Dresden State Opera 1961)
1936Elizabeth Hanford Dole, US Secretary of Transportation (1983-87)
1938Peter Jennings, Toronto Canada, news anchor (ABC Evening News)
1939Annea Lockwood, composer
1941David Warner, Manchester NH, actor (Star Trek VI, Time Bandits)
1942Sharon Gans, actress (Slaughterhouse 5)
1943Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter)
1943Ingrid Kramer, Dresden Germany, diver (Olympic-gold-1964)
1943Roz Kelly, Mt Vernon NY, actress (Owl & Pussycat, Happy Days)
1944Terry Jarvis, NZ cricket opener (387 partnership w/Turner v WI 1972)
1945Michelle Angelo, Kingsville Tx, actress (Funny Girl)
1946Bill Forsyth, director (Local Hero, Breaking In, Housekeeping)
1946Neal Doughty, Evantson Ill, rock keyboardist (Reo Speedwagon)
1947Janet LePera, LPGA golfer
1949Marilyn Tucker Quayle, novelist/wife of vice president Dan (1989-93)
1949Stephen Burleigh, Wheeling WV, actor (Love & Betrayal, Afterburn)
1950Maricica Puica, Romania, 2K runner (world record)
1950Radu Voina, Romania, team handball (Oly-silver/2 bronze-1972, 76, 80)
1951Dean Pitchford, rocker
1951Deborah Pryor, Calif, actress (The Godson)/(Rep-R-Ohio)
1951Leslie Easterbrook, LA Calif, actress (Ryan's Hope, Police Acadamy 5)
1953Geddy Lee, Toronto Canada, lead vocalist/bassist (Rush-Tom Sawyer)
1953Ken Burns, epic documentary maker (Civil War, Baseball)
1954Flo Hyman, Inglewood Calif, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)
1955"Country" Jem Finer, English banjo player (Pogues-Straight to Hell)
1956Brenda Hocott, LPGA golfer
1956Michael Biehn, Anniston AL, actor (Rampage, Hog Wild, Aliens, Abyss)
1956Patti Scialfa, singer (As Long as I Can Be)/Mrs Bruce Springsteen
1959Brian James Claar, Santa Monica CA, PGA golfer (1991 AT&T-2nd)
1959Gary Springer, NYC, actor (Bernice Bobs Her Hair)
1959John Sykes, Irish hard rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-Blue Murder)
1959Nelli Kim, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-2 golds-1976)
1962Corinne Dibnah, Brisbane Australia, LPGA golfer (1988 Brit Open)
1962Steve Pelluer, WLAF quarterback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1963Alexandra Paul, NYC, actress (Christine, American Flyers, Dragnet)
1963Azeem Hafeez, cricketer (fingerless Pakistani lefty quick)
1963Damon Allen, CFL quarterback (BC Lions)
1963Michel Boerebach, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
1963Patty Dodd, Bogota Columbia, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-2nd-1988)
1963Steve Frey, Meadowbrook PA, pitcher (Phila Phillies)
1964Lisa Peluso, Phila, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Ava-Loving)
1965Doug Burden, Rutland Vt, rower (Olympics-5th-88, 92, 96)
1965Henry James, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
1965Karen Doell, Winkler Manitoba, softball 2nd baseman (Olympics-96)
1965Luis Alicea, Santurce Puerto Rico, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
1966Jeff Herrod, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
1966Martina McBride, country singer
1966Sally Gunnell, 400m hurdler, (Olympic-gold-92)
1968Kristen Babb-Sprague, Calif, US synchronized swimmer (Olympic-gold-92)
1968Mike Williams, Radford VA, pitcher (Phila Phillies)
1969Alison Dunlap, Denver Colo, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1970John Rennie, cricketer (Zimbabwe pace bowler 1993)
1970Maria Checca, Bogota Colombia, playmate (Aug, 1994)
1970Sean LaChapelle, NFL/WLAF receiver (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)
1970Steve Wojciechowski, Blue Island IL, pitcher (Oakland A's)
1971Bryan Dattilo, Kankakee IL, actor (Calif Dreaming, Days of Our Lives)
1971Jayne Fenner, Four Marks England, US sailing (Olympic-92)
1971Johnny Ruffin, Butler AL, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1972Steven Branscombe, WLAF WR (Scotland Claymores)
1972Wil Wheaton, CA, actor (Star Trek Next Generation-Wesley, Stand By Me)
1973Stephen Dorff, Atlanta, actor (I Know My Name is Steven)
1973Wanya Morris, [Squirt], Phila Pa, rapper (Boyz II Men)
1974Derek Wilkinson, Lasalle, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1975Seth Greisinger, Kansas City KS, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1975Sheya Shipanga, Miss Namibia Universe (1997)
1977Greg Burgess, US, 200m individual medley (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
1981Jennie Thompson, Wichita Falls TX, gymnast (Jr Natl-champ-93, Oly-96)

Deaths for tomorrow in history Events  Birthdays
1030Olaf Haraldsson, King of Norway, dies in battle of Stiklestad
1095Ladislaus I Arpad de Heilige, King of Hungary, dies
1099Urban II, [Odo van Lagery], French Pope (1088-99), dies
1108Philip I, co-king of France (1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56
1164Olaf, King of Norway, dies
1573Spanish prince of Eboli, dies
1596Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84
1632Samuel Ampzing, vicar/poet (Biblical Treasures), dies
1644Urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies
1649David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
1669Christopher Simpson, composer, dies
1786Franz Asplmayr, composer, dies at 58
1797Christoph Rheineck, composer, dies at 48
1808SelŒm III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies
1825Micah Hawkins, composer, dies at 48
1838Jonathan Huntington, composer, dies at 66
1844Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, composer, dies at 53
1856Robert A Schumann, German pianist/composer (Humoresque), dies at 46
1857Charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino, dies at 54
1859Auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63
1863Edward Needle Kirk, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at about 35
1886Adolf Muller, composer, dies at 84
1886Solomon Gazfried, rabbi/author (Kitzur Shulchan Aruch), dies
1890Vincent Van Gogh, painter, dies in Auvers, France
1897Joost G Kist, lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97), dies at 74
1900Umberto I, Italian King (1878-1900) assassinated by Gaetano Bresci
1906Alexandre Luigini, composer, dies at 56
1911Oscar Carré, circus director, dies at 64
1913Tobias MC Asser, lawyer (Nobel 1911), dies
1922Edward Gailliard, Flemish language/archaeologist, dies at 81
1930Alexander von Fielitz, composer, dies at 69
1933Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer, dies at 73
1941James Stephenson, actor (Sea Hawk, River's End), dies at 52
1956Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (Study of Graves), dies at 83
1958Charles O'Malley, actor in silent westerns (Iron Horse), dies at 61
1960Richard Simon, co-founder (Simon & Shuster), dies
1963Dave Smith, cricketer (2 Tests in 1912 Australian side), dies
1963Dorian Le Gallienne, composer, dies at 48
1966Pal Jardanyi, composer, dies at 44
1970John G B Barbirolli, English conductor/composer, dies at 70
1970Jonel Perlea, composer, dies at 69
1973Eileen Percy, silent film actress (Wicked, Backstage), dies at 72
1974Erich Kästner, writer, dies at 75
1974Cass Elliot, singer (Mamas & Papas), chokes to death in London at 32
1975James [Benjamin] Blish, sci-fi author (Star Trek Reader), dies at 54
1977Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies
1978Wesley La Violette, composer, dies at 84
1979Herbert Marcuse, philosopher (Eros & Civilization), dies at 81
1980Jan Tausinger, composer, dies at 58
1982Richard N Gale, English general/paracommandant, dies at 86
1982Harold Sakata, actor (Kenji-Sarge), dies at 62
1982Cor[nelis R J] Kieboom, resistor/President Feyenoord, dies at 81
1983David Niven, actor (Rugues), dies in Switzerland at 73
1983J B Charles, [Willem Nagel], Dutch criminologist/writer, dies at 83
1983Luis Bu¤uel, director (Monk), dies of cirrhosis of liver at 83
1983Raymond Massey, actor (Dr Kildare), dies of pneumonia at 86
1984Fred Waring, orch leader (Fred Waring Show), dies at 84
1984Woodrow Parfey, actor (Time Express), dies at 61 of a heart attack
1985James F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69
1987Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies
1988Ellin Berlin, [MacKay], Mrs Irving Berlin, dies at 86
1990Bruno Kreisky, union chancellor Austria, dies
1992Tavio Amorin, Togolese politician, murdered
1993AJA Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer, dies at 78
1994Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, chemist (B-12, Nobel 1964), dies at 78
1994Francisco Veguillas, Spanish general, murdered at 68
1994John Bayard Britton, abortion doctor, killed by Paul Hill
1996Aruna Asaf Ali, politician, dies at 88

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