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Events for tomorrow in history Birthdays  Deaths
0422 St Boniface I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0476 Romulus Augustulus, last Roman emperor in west, is deposed
1024 Conrad II the Sailor chosen German king
1260 Battle at Montaperti-Guelfen vs Ghibellijnen
1282 King Pedro III of Aragónorth annexes Sicily
1414 Peace of Atrecht: John the fearless & Armagnacs
1479 King Alfonso I of Portugal recognizes Isabella as queen of Castilië
1571 Catholic coup in Scotland
1609 Navigator Henry Hudson discovers island of Manhattan [or Sep 11]
1618 "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs Switzerland, 1,500 killed
1682 English astronomer Edmund Halley sees his namesake comet
1695 French garrison of castle Names surrenders for Willem III
1778 City Amsterdam signs trade agreement with US rebels
1781 Los Angeles founded by 44 in Bahia de las Fumas, (Valley of Smokes)
1786 -5] Orange troops plunder Hattem/Elburg
1805 1st edition of Batavian State-Current published
1807 Robert Fulton begins operating his steamboat
1813 1st US relig newspaper (Religious Remembrancer (Christian Observer))
1833 1st newsboy hired (Barney Flaherty, 10 years old-NY Sun)
1842 Work on Köln cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus
1854 English/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka
1862 North Beach & Mission Railway Company organized in SF
1862 Gen Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops
1864 Bread riots in Mobile, Alabama
1866 1st Hawaiian daily newspaper published
1870 3rd French republic proclaimed as they overthrow their king
1882 1st district lit by electricity (NY's Pearl Street Station)
1885 1st cafeteria opens (NYC)
1886 Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders ending last major US-Indian war
1888 George Eastman patents 1st roll-film camera & registers "Kodak"
1893 English author Beatrix Potter 1st tells the story of Peter Rabbit
1894 Soccer team Veendam 1894 forms
1894 In NYC, 12,000 tailors went on strike protesting sweat shops
1899 8.3 earthquake shakes Yakutat Bay Alaska
1904 Dali Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet
1906 NY Highlanders win 5th straight doubleheader
1908 Caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship
1911 Garros sets world altitude record of 4,250 m (13,944 ft)
1912 1st accident (collision) in Londoner Underground: 22 injured person
1914 British, French & Russian govt sign Pact of London, against Germany
1914 General von Moltke ceases German advance in France
1916 Christy Mathewson & Mordecai Brown final baseball game
1918 US troops land in Archangel, Russia, stay 10 months
1918 Jhr Ch Ruys de Beerenbrouck becomes 1st Dutch Catholic premier
1919 39th US Mens Tennis: William M Johnston beats Wm T Tilden (64 64 63)
1919 British intervene in Petrograd
1920 Last day of Julian civil calendar (in parts of Bulgaria)
1922 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2000m (5:26.3)
1923 NY Yankee Sad Sam Jones no-hits Phila A's, 2-0
1923 A Charlot & N Cowards revue "London Calling," premieres in London
1927 Charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour
1930 Cambridge Theater opens in London
1932 15th PGA Championship: Olin Dutra at Keller GC St Paul Minn
1933 Coup on Cuban president De Céspedes by Fulgencio Batista
1933 1st airplane to exceed 300 mph (483 kph), JR Wendell, Glenview, Il
1934 Bradman scores 149* Aust v Eng XI, 104 mins, 17 fours 4 sixes
1936 Franco troops conquer Irun & Talavera de la Reina Spain
1936 Largo Caballero becomes Spanish premier
1937 Doris Kopsky, becomes 1st NABA woman cycling champion (4:22.4)
1938 Vainio Muinonen wins 2nd European marathoner (2:37:28.8)
1939 RAF bombs Wilhelmshafen
1939 Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated
1939 Netherlands & Belgium declare neutrality
1939 German troops move into Danzig
1939 German submarine U-30 sinks British passenger ship Athenia
1939 Dutch 2nd Chamber affirms Neth's in a State of War
1940 Nazi collaborator Mussert puts the fate of Neth in Hitler's hands
1940 Mussert sends telegram, that Hitler has captured the Dutch
1940 Gerbrandy becomes premier of Dutch govt in exile
1940 CBS begins broadcasting TV as station W2XAB
1941 NY Yankees, win earliest AL pennent (full season)
1941 US destroyer Greer fires on German submarine U-652
1941 Yanks beat Red Sox 6-3 & clinch their 12th & earliest pennant
1942 Transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1943 British 8th army lands at T ranto South Italy
1944 US 1st Army frees Namen
1944 Finland breaks diplomatic contact with nazi-Germany
1944 British 2nd Armoured pantzer division frees Antwerp
1944 64th US Mens Tennis: Frank Parker beats Wm F Talbert (64 36 63 63)
1944 2,087 Jews transported for Westerbork to KZ-Lower Theresienstadt
1945 Ruben Fine wins 4 simultaneous rapid chess games blindfolded
1945 US regains possession of Wake Island from Japan
1948 "Angel in the Wings" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 308 perfs
1948 Queen Wilhelmina abdicates Dutch throne
1949 Marie Robie sinks 393 yd hole-in-one (1st hole in Furnace Brook)
1950 1st helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines
1950 D McI Hodgson of St Ann Bay, Nova Scotia catches a 997 lb tuna
1950 Heavy typhoon strikes Japan, kills about 250
1951 Pres Truman addresses opening of Japanese Peace Treaty Conference
1951 NBC extends to become a 61 station coast-to-coast network
1951 71st US Mens Tennis: F A Sedgman beats Elias V Seixas Jr (64 61 61)
1951 1st transcontinental TV broadcast, by Pres Truman
1953 WATR (now WTXX) TV channel 20 in Waterbury, CT (NBC) begins
1953 WGEM TV channel 10 in Quincy-Hannibal, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 Yanks become 1st team to win 5 consecutive championship
1954 Peter B Cortese of US achieves a one-arm deadlift of 370 lbs; 22 lbs over triple his body weight, at York, Pennsylvania
1954 1st passage of McClure Strait, fabled Northwest Passage completed
1957 Ford Motor Co introduces Edsel
1957 Governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubus, calls out National Guard to stop 9 black students from entering a Little Rock high school
1960 -12] Hurricane Donna, kills 148 in Caribbean & US
1961 Carol Burnette-Richard Hayes Show premieres on CBS radio
1961 US authorizes Agency for International Development
1962 Beatles record "How Do You Do It" at EMI
1962 French president De Gaulle visits German FR
1964 NASA launches its 1st Orbital Geophysical Observatory (OGO-1)
1964 Longest bridge in Europe opens (Scottish 4th Road Bridge)
1964 Eduardo Frei elected president of Chile
1965 Beatles' "Help!," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
1965 KREZ TV channel 6 in Durango, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1965 Rock group Who's wan is vandalized with $10,000 in equipment stolen
1966 Houston Oilers holds Denver Broncos to no 1st downs winning 45-7
1966 Jim Hogan wins Europe marathon (2:20:04.6)
1967 Train crash at Arnhem Neth, kills 5
1967 Jerry Lewis' 2nd Muscular Dystrophy telethon
1967 6.5 earthquake of Kolya Dam India, kills 200
1968 Nigerian troops conquer Aba Biafra
1970 Salvador Allende wins presidential election in Chile
1970 Russian ballerina Natalia Makarova gets political asylum
1970 George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single
1970 -5) 29.0 cm rainfall at Workman Creek, Arizona (state record)
1971 Alaskan 727 crashes into Chilkoot Mountain, kills 109 (Alaska)
1972 US swimmer Mark Spitz becomes 1st athlete to win 7 olympic gold medals
1972 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1973 William E Colby, becomes 10th director of CIA
1974 Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation
1976 Palestinians hijack KLM DC-9 to Cyprus
1977 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Rail Muscular Dystrophy Golf Classic
1977 "Godspell" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 527 performances
1978 Jerry Lewis' 13th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $29,074,405
1978 NY Yankee pitcher Ron Guidry wins his 20th (on way to 25-3 season)
1978 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1979 India need 438 to win v England, game ends at 8-429
1979 Iran army conquerors Baneh
1980 Yes performs its last concert (MSG)
1981 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1981 Seattle Mariners beat Boston Red Sox, 8-7, in 20 inn (started 9/3)
1981 Newscaster David Brinkley is released by NBC
1981 Longest game at Fenway Park completed in 20, Mariners-8, Red Sox-7
1982 Arson fire engulfs apt-hotel in LA, 25 die
1982 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1983 Scott Michael Pellaton sets barefoot waterski speed rec (119.36 mph)
1983 Greg LeMond becomes only American to win cycling's Road Championship
1983 83rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel
1983 "Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat" closes at Royale NYC after 747 perfs
1984 Nigerian singer Fela Kuti sentenced to 2 years
1985 Igor Paklin of USSR set a new high jump world record at 7-11 12
1985 NY Mets Gary Carter's 2 HRs ties record of 5 HRs in 2 games
1986 Claude Brochu becomes CEO of Montreal Expos
1986 189.42 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
1988 Mike Tyson crashes a silver BMW into a tree near Catskills NY
1988 Phoenix Cardinals play 1st regular-season NFL game
1989 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1989 Jerry Lewis' 24th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $42,737,219
1991 Panel of 8 baseball experts vote to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris HR record & determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings
1991 Rte 35 Theater in Hazlit, last drive-in in NJ, closes
1991 "Most Happy Fella" opens at NY State Theater NYC
1992 "Scared Silent" is 1st non news program to be seen on 3 networks simultaneously. (CBS, NBC & PBS), about child abuse hosted by Oprah
1993 Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM
1993 Miklos Horthy appointed Hungarian admiral
1993 Jim Abbott pitches 4-0, no-hit win over Indians at Yankee Stadium
1994 Bulgarian govt of Berov falls
1994 Cleveland Browns is 1st team in NFL to score a 2-point conversion
1994 Kansai International airport officially opens
1995 Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
1995 Jerry Lewis' 30th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,800,000
1996 13th MTV Awards: Alanis Morrisett & Smashing Pumpkins wins
1997 14th MTV Awards
1997 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Louisville KY on WTFX 100.5 FM
1999 Women's championship at US Tennis Open

Birthdays for tomorrow in history Events  Deaths
1249Amadeus V de Great, count of Flanders/Savoy
1383Amadeus VIII, duke of Savoye/last antipope (Felix V (1439-48)
1596Constantine Huygens, Dutch poet/diplomat (Delightful Folly)
1622Jacob Hintze, composer
1647Gerard Noodt, Dutch lawyer
1736Robert Raikes, England, Sunday school pioneer
1746Bernardus Bosch, Dutch Patriot/poet/writer, baptised
1761Friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer
1768François René de Chateaubriand, France, poet/novelist (Atala)
1778Louis Napoleon, French king of Netherlands (1806-10)
1793Edward Bates, Atty Gen (Union), died in 1869
1795Friedrich [August] von Alberti, German geologist (Triasic Age)
1802Marcus Whitman, missionary, led to US securing Oregon
1803Sarah Childress Polk, 1st lady (1845-1849)
1810Donald McKay, US naval architect, built fastest clipper ships
1811Marie-Félicité-Denise Pleyel, [Mlle Moke], pianist/composer
1815Andreas I Schaepman, archbishop of Utrecht 1868-82
1815Mihaly Mosonyi, composer
1816François-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer
1824Anton Bruckner, Austria, Wagner disciple & monumental bore/composer
1824Phoebe Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Poems of Alice & Phoebe Cary)
1825Dadabhai Naoroji, 1st Indian in British parliament
1843Charles Wentworth Dilke, English under minister of Foreign affairs
1843Jan Levoslav Bella, composer
1846Daniel Burnham, US, architect/built skyscrapers
1848Lewis H Latimer, inventor/engineer
1850Luigi Cadorna, Italian fieldmarshal/earl (WW I-Caporetto)
1851John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house member
1853Hermann von Wissmann, German Africa explorer/governor East-Africa
1859Edoardo Mascheroni, composer
1869Geert A D Wumkes, Frisian theologist/writer (Frision Movement)
1870Friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Das Nibelungenlied)
1872[Rosalie] Julia Cuypers, Flemish actress/wife of Joseph of Lyre
1874Johanna M "Lena" Bakker, Dutch actress/wife of Bruno Gerlach
1880Leo Bittermieux, Flemish missionary (Congo)
1883Karel Candael, Flemish composer (Passacaglia en Bourrée)
1888Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor
1892Darius Milhaud, Aix-en-Provence France, composer (Maximilien)
1893Henry Schultz, US, farm commune leader
1895Nigel Bruce, British/US actor (Dr Watson-Sherlock Holmes)
1896Agnes Ayres, [Hinkle], US, actress (Sheik, Souls at Sea)
1896Antonin Artaud, Marseilles France, songwriter/dir (Theatre Seraphin)
1900Cornelis Verolme, Dutch ship builder
1901Paul Osborn, playwright (Mornings at 7)
1902Lorna Johnstone, England, equestrian dressage (Olympic-13th-1968)
1904Maudet Christian-Jacques, film director
1904Julian Hill, research chemist
1904Hjordis Töpel, Sweden, diving/4 X 100m relay (Olympic-bronze-1924)
1905Mary Renault, [Mary Challens], writer (King Must Die, Funeral Games)
1906Alexander Moyzes, composer
1906Antanas Raciunas, composer
1906Hendrikus G "Han" Hoekstra, poet (Ongerijmde life)
1906Max Delbrck, German/US biologist (Nobel 1969)
1907Maurice Ashley, historian
1907Leo Castelli, Trieste, American art dealer
1908Edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny)
1908Richard Wright, US, author (Native Son, Uncle Tom's Children)
1909Karel Horky, composer
1912Alexander Liberman, editor/painter/photographer (639)
1912Tonny Boucher, [Antonia M Erwich], cabaretière
1913Stanford Moore, US biochemist (Nobel 1977)
1915Dick Thomas, Phila Pa, TV host (Village Barn)
1915Rudolf Schock, German opera/operette singer
1916Robert [Augustine] W[ard] Lowndes, US, sci-fi author (Puzzle Planet)
1917Henry Ford II, automaker (Ford Motor Co)
1918Gerald Wilson, Shelby Miss, orch leader (Redd Foxx)
1918Paul Harvey, Tulsa Okla, news commentator (Rest of the story)
1918William Talbert, tennis doubles champ (US 1942, 45, 46, 48)
1919Howard Morris, NYC, comedic actor (High Anxiety)
1920Craig Claiborne, food columnist (NY Times Cookbook)
1924Joan Aiken, Romania, writer of children's songs
1926Robert J Lagomarsino, (Rep-R-CA, 1974- )
1927Aleksandr Nikolayevich Matinchenko, Russia, cosmonaut
1928Dick York, Fort Wayne Ind, actor (Darrin-Bewitched, Inherit the Wind)
1928Donald E Petersen, Minn, exec (Ford Motors)
1929Thomas F Eagleton, (Sen-D-MO, 1968-86/VP candidate-D-1972)
1930Jerry Ragavoy, US songwriter/producer (Wonderful Dream)
1930Mitzi Gaynor, actress (Bird & Vees, Anything Goes, South Pacific)
1932Carlos Romero-Barcel, (Rep-D-Puerto Rico)
1933Richard Castellano, Bronx, actor (Godfather, Lovers & Other Stranger)
1937Dawn Fraser, NSW Australia, 100m freestyle (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)
1938Leonard Frey, Bkln NY, actor (Best of West, Mr Smith)
1942Raymond Loran Floyd, Fort Bragg NC, PGA golfer (1986 US Open)
1942Ray Floyd, Fort Bragg NC, PGA golfer (Masters 1976)
1942Merald "Bubba" Knight, Atlanta Ga, singer (Gladys Knights & Pips)
1942Bob Filner, (Rep-D-California)
1943Giuseppi Gentile, Italy, triple jumper (Olympic-bronze-1968)
1944Christopher Needler, English sand industrialist (TCG Materials)
1944Jennifer Salt, LA Calif, actress (Sisters, Soap, Wedding Party)
1945Daniel Wood Gatton, guitarist
1946Greg Elmore, San Diego Ca, rock drummer (Quicksilver)
1946Gary Duncan, [Grubb], San Diego Ca, rock guitarist (Quicksilver)
1946David Liebman, rocker
1947Alan Greisman, Sally Field's husband/producer (Fletch, Surrender)
1948Marian H J Soutendijk, Dutch MP (CDA)
1949Thomas Sturges Watson, KC MO, PGA golfer (1975 Byron Nelson)
1949Tom Watson, KC Mo, golfer (British Open 1975, 77, 80, 82, 83)
1951Judith Ivey, El Paso Texas, actress (Lady in Red, Hello Again)
1951Martin Chambers, rock drummer (Pretenders)
1951Nicu Ceausescu, playboy
1953Michael Stean, chess player
1953Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, NYC, actor (Freddie-Welcome Back Kotter)
1953Kengo Kimura, [Takashi Kimura], wrestler (NJPW)
1956Candy Loving Oswego KS, playmate (Jan, 1979)
1956Shane Gould, freestyle swimmer (Olympics-3 Gold-1972)
1958Ray Freeman, Greensboro NC, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Coast Carolina)
1958Shiro Koshinaka, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)
1959Armin Kogler, Austria, skier (2-time winner of jumping World Cup)
1959William Kennedy Smith, Kennedy accused of rape in Florida (1991)
1960Peter Virgile, soap actor (Hostage, Popeye Doyle)
1960Damon Wayans, actor/comedian (In Living Color, Major Payne, Blankman)
1963Donna Wilkins, Miami FL, LPGA golfer (1987 S&H Golf Classic-5th)
1963John Vanbiesbrouck, Detroit MI, NHL goalie (Team USA, Florida)
1964Guy Donald Boros, Ft Laud FL, PGA golfer (1994 Deposit Guaranty-3rd)
1964Tomas Sandstrom, NHL forward (Anaheim, Team Sweden 1998)
1965Terri Lynn Doss, Chicago Ill, playmate (Jul, 1988)
1966Jearl A Miles, Gainesville FL, 400m/long jumper (Olympics-gold-96)
1966Debra Lewin, South Burlington Vermont, Miss Vermont-America (1991)
1968Carlette Guidry-White, 100m/long jumper
1968John Preston, Utah, actor (Greg-General Hospital)
1968Mike Piazza, Norristown PA, catcher (LA Dodgers)
1968Rick McNair, Berkeley Calif, water polo 2m defender (Olympics-96)
1970Luis Lopez, infielder (San Diego Padres)
1970Jennifer Nakken, Cedar City Utah, Miss Utah-America (1991)
1970Janae Lautenschlager, Canoga Park Calif, diver (Olympics-96)
1970Ione Skye, [Leitch], Hertfordshire England, actress (Say Anything)
1970Igor Cavalera, Brazilian pop drummer (Sepultura)
1970Cari Read, Edmonton Alberta, synchro swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)
1971Brian Storey, Richmond BC, 470 yachter (Olympics-96)
1971John Thierry, NFL defensive end (Chic Bears)
1971Monty Grow, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971Tyrone Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
1972Norman Hand, NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1972Myra Katherine Hale, Lincoln Nebraska, Miss America-Nebraska (1996)
1972Jason Fisk, NFL defensive tackle (Minn Vikings)
1972Danny Ponce, Waltham Mass, actor (Willie-Valerie/Hogan Family)
1972Daniel Nestor, Belgrade Yugo, Canadian tennis player (Olympics-96)
1973Robert Couch, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1973Stacy Sanches, Dallas TX, playmate (Mar, 1995)
1974Nona Gaye, daughter of Marvin Gaye/singer
1974Jean Lavertue, Montreal Quebec, weightlifter (Olympics-96)
1976Diana Maria Urdareanu, Miss Romania Universe (1997)
1976Helen Denman, Perth Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1979Suzan Dandeneau, Miss Idaho Teen USA (1996)
2179Nyota Uhura, Nairobi Kenya, communications officer (Star Trek)

Deaths for tomorrow in history Events  Birthdays
0422Boniface I, Italian Bishop of Rome, dies
0454Dioscorus van Alexandria, patriarch (council of Efeze), dies
1085Irmgarde van Keulen, German countress of Aspel/saint, dies
1154Gilbert de la Porrée, French philosopher/bishop of Poiters, dies
1553Cornelia da Nomatalcino, monk converted to Judaism, burned at stake
1571Earl of Lennox, regent of Scotland, murdered
1588Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, dies at 87
1644John Wtenbogaert, theologist (Kerckelicke history), dies at 87
1709Jean-François Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies
1759Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80
1784Cesar F Cassini "the Thury", French astronomer (geodesic labor), dies
1828Cornelis Stevens, Belgian RC foreman/polemist, dies at 80
1845Pierre P Royer-Collard, French attorney/philosopher, dies at 82
1853Jonathan Blewitt, composer, dies at 71
1903Herman Zumpe, composer, dies at 53
1905Pierre de Braza, founder (French Congo), dies
1907Edvard Grieg, composer, dies at 64
1907Edvard Hagerup Grieg, Norwegian composer (Peer Gynt Suite), dies at 64
1918Max Dauthendy, German painter/author (Raubmenschen), dies at 51)
1922Georges Sorel, French social philosopher, dies at 74
1937Giovanni Salviucci, composer, dies at 29
1938Clifford Dempsey, actor (Salute), dies at 73
1944Izaak van der Horst, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
1946Paul Lincke, German composer/conductor (Lysistrata), dies at 79
1960Alfred E Green, director (Copacabana), dies after long illness at 71
1963Robert Schuman, French premier/chair (European Parliament), dies at 77
1964W Bergengruen, writer, dies at 71
1965Albert Schweitzer, German/French missionary (Nobel 1954), dies at 90
1970James M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39
1972Alan Kippax, cricketer (1st-class batting average 67), dies
1974Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59
1974Marcel Achard, French dramatist (La forges the Paris), dies at 75
1975Walter Tetley, cartoon voice (Sherman-Bullwinkle Show), dies at 60
1979Jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician, dies at 76
1980Wolfgang Gentner, German nuclear physicist, dies at 74
1981Verne Rowe, actor (Verne-Fernwood 2 Night), dies at 59
1985Isabel Jeans, actress (Suspicion, Easy Virtue, Tovarich), dies at 93
1985George O'Brien, actor (Daniel Boone, Salute), dies of a stroke at 85
1989Georges Simenon, Belgian/French writer/director (Maigret), dies at 86
1990Henry Faas, [Wandelganger], Dutch journalist (Volkskrant), dies
1990Irene Dunne, actress (5 oscars), dies of heart failure at 91
1991Thomas Tryon, actor (Cardinal)/writer (Other), dies at 65
1991Margaret Ramsay, vocalist, dies
1991Dottie West, country singer (Here Comes my Baby), dies at 58 in a car
1991Charlie Barnet, saxophonist (Cherokee), dies of pneumonia at 77
1992John van Dreelen, [Jacques T van Drielen Gimberg], actor (Topaz), dies
1993Clyde Adler, voice (White Fang/Black Tooth-Soupy Sales), dies
1993Herve Villechaize, actor (Fantasy Island), shoots self to death at 50
1993Mehmet Sincar, Turkish/Kurd MP, murdered
1994Louis Myers, blues guitarist /harmonica player, dies at 64
1994Laurentius LM "Laurens" van Deenen, (pathed)physiologist, dies at 66
1995Chuck Greenberg, new age musician (Shadowfax), dies at 45
1995Edmond Jouhaud, general, dies at 90
1995John Megna, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird), dies at 42
1995William Moses Kunstler, UCLA attorney (Chicago 7), dies at 78
1996Sam Cook, cricketer (Gloucestershire slow bowler with one Test for England), dies
1997Belle Stewart, singer, dies at 91

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