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Events for tomorrow in history Birthdays  Deaths
0680 Battle at Kerbela: Kalief Yazid beats pretender al-Hussein
1375 Westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands
1471 Battle of Brunkeberg Stockholm (Sten Sture beats Christian I)
1549 Duke of Somerset fired as Lord Protector & imprisoned
1578 Count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen
1631 Saxon army occupies Prague
1695 King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England
1720 French govt proclaims strike on banknotes
1733 France declares war on emperor Charles VI
1760 Suriname Colonial Regime signs treaty with Aukaners (ex-slaves)
1780 Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in Caribbean
1787 Amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army
1799 Convention of Alkmaar: English/Russian invasion army departs
1802 1st non indian settlement in Oklahoma
1839 British troops under Gen Charles Napier occupy Beirut
1845 Naval School (now called US Naval Academy) opens at Annapolis
1846 Neptune's moon Triton discovered by William Lassell
1846 Alexis the Tocqueville writes about "Algerian problem"
1854 US Assay Office in NY City, NY opens
1857 American Chess Association formed (NYC)
1863 Skirmish at Blue Springs, Tennessee (166 casualties)
1865 John Hyatts patents billard ball
1868 Cuba revolts for independence against Spain
1868 1st written account of a Canadian football game
1874 Fiji becomes a British possession
1886 1st dinner jacket worn to autumn ball at Tuxedo Park, NY (tuxedo)
1888 Teatotalers excursion train crushed, killing 64 (Mud Run Pa)
1892 Entire Hong Kong national cricket team, die in shipwreck off Taiwan
1899 IR Johnson patents bicycle frame
1902 S Afr's president Paul Kruger visits Utrecht
1904 Liberty Theater opens at 234 W 42nd St NYC
1904 Yanks 2 games out play 1st place Red Sox on final day doubleheader 41 game winner Chesbro loses 1st game & chance at pennant
1904 Boston pitchers achieve 148 complete games-an AL record, also record for total complete games AL 1,098, NL 1,089
1908 Baseball Writers Association, formed
1911 Sun Yat-sen's revolutionaries overthrow Manchus (Taiwan Natl Day)
1913 Yuan Shikai installed as 1st president of China
1913 Gamboa Dam in Panama blown up; Atlantic & Pacific waters mix
1913 British passenger ship Volturno catches fire in Atlantic (136 kill)
1914 German forces route Belgians in Antwerp Belgium (WW I)
1916 In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3
1917 Giants Rube Benton is 1st lefty to pitch a World Series no hitter
1917 Plymouth Theater opens at 236 W 45th St NYC
1918 Baden's Geisz forms govt
1919 Richard Strauss & Hugo van Hofmannsthals premieres in Vienna
1920 Indian's Elmer Smith hits 1st World Series grand slam
1920 Indian Bill Wambsganns makes 1st unassisted World Series triple play
1920 Phoenix Cardinals (then in Chicago) play 1st NFL game, a 0-0 tie
1920 Italy annexes South Tirol (Alto Adige)
1920 Indians' Elmer Smith hits baseball's 1st post-season grand slam
1920 1st Grandslam in WS (Smith) & 1st unassisted triple play (Wambsganss)
1921 NFL Decatur Staleys become Chicago Staleys, win 14-10
1923 Saxony gets Social Democratic & Communist coalition government
1923 NY Giants & NY Yankees become 1st teams to play each other for 3 consecutive World Series, also 1st played at Yankee Stadium
1924 Washington Senators win their 1st World Series beat Giants in 7
1924 Ibn Saud of Nedzhed captures Mecca
1926 St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 23rd World Series
1930 AP votes Joe Cronin unofficial AL MVP & BWA names Hack Wilson NL MVP
1930 Yankees announce signing Joe McCarthy to manage for 4 years
1931 William Waltons "Belshazzar's Feast," premieres in Leeds
1931 St Louis Cards beat Phila A's, 4 games to 3 in 28th World Series
1931 A J Bennett hits H Garbarino for 1st scoring pass in Canada's Big 4
1932 "Betty & Bob" premieres on radio
1932 Dnjepr Dam in USSR put into operation (world's biggest)
1933 1st synthetic detergent, "Dreft" by Procter & Gamble, goes on sale
1935 League of Nations denounces Italian invasion of Abyssinia
1935 George Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" opens on Broadway
1935 Coup under Gen Giorgios Kondylis in favor of Greek monarchy
1935 "Porgy & Bess," by George Gershwin, NY premiere
1936 Bradman scores 212 in 202 mins in a cricket testimonial game
1937 NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 1 in 34th World Series
1938 Premier of Dmitri Shostakovitch's 1st String Quartet
1938 Germany completed annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland
1941 German U-boat torpedoes US destroyer Kearney
1942 1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt
1943 Chiang Kai-shek takes oath of office as president of China
1943 US bombers accidentally strike Enschede Neth, causing 151 deaths
1944 US takes Okinawa
1944 Adm Halsey's Task Force 30 bombs Okinawa, 700 die
1945 Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 3 in 42nd World Series
1946 Max Frisch' "Die Chinesische Mauer," premieres in Zrich
1947 "Allegro" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 318 performances
1947 Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "Allegro," premieres in NYC
1948 Then record 86,288 see game 5 of World Series in Cleveland
1949 3rd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Toronto
1951 Yanks beat Giants 4 games to 2 in World Series, DiMaggio's final game
1954 Ho Chi Minh enters Hanoi after French troops pulled out
1956 Fazal Mahmood takes 13-114 for match v Aus, Karachi
1956 On Skowron's grand slammer NY Yanks beat Dodgers 9-0 in series game 7
1957 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1957 Pres Eisenhower apologizes to finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Del, restaurant
1957 Milwaukee Braves beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series
1957 Braves' Lew Burdette beats Yankees for 3rd time in 1 World Series
1957 Accident at British nuclear reactor in Windsdale
1958 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1959 Pan Am begins regular flights around World
1959 Lee Harvey Oswald signs guestbook in hotel Helsinki
1959 "Happy Town" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 5 performances
1960 "Laughs & Other Events" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 8 perfs
1960 16 Calif Poly football team members die in plane crash in Toledo
1960 Cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 4000 die
1960 Ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards
1960 WGTE TV channel 30 in Toledo, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1961 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1961 Otis M Smith appointed to Michigan Supreme Court
1961 Expansion draft to stock Houston Astros & NY Mets
1961 "Milk & Honey" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 543 performances
1962 Indies assault up Chinese positions in North-India attack
1963 Treaty banning atmospheric nuclear tests signed by US, UK, USSR
1963 Netherland population hits 12,000,000
1963 Dam bursts in Italy, 3,000+ die
1964 18th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-2 at Toronto
1964 18th modern Olympic games opens in Tokyo
1965 "Drat! - The Cat!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 8 performances
1965 Supreme appear on Ed Sullivan Show
1965 "Vinland Map" is introduced by Yale University as being the 1st known map of America, drawn about 1440 by Norse explorer Lief Eriksson
1967 Brendan Behans "Norstal Boy," premieres in Dublin
1968 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 Lee Evans of US sets 400 meter record at 43.86
1968 George Harrison forms Singsong Ltd
1968 Detroit Tigers beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 65th World Series
1970 Fiji gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1971 Rain washes out Game 2, 1st World Series postponement since 1962
1971 Fenholt & Webber's musical "Jesus Christ Superstar," premieres in NYC
1971 5th Country Music Assn Award: Charlie Pride wins
1971 1st game played at Philadelphia's Veteran Stadium, Phils win 4-1
1972 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Heritage Village Golf Open
1973 NY Mets beat Cin Reds in Game 5 of the NLCS
1973 VP Spiro T Agnew pleads no contest to tax evasion & resigns
1974 US Gen George Brown's speech deplores Jewish influence in US over his treatment during the 1973 World Series
1974 Labour Party wins British parliamentary election
1974 Canadian John Hathaway begins 2-yr ride of 50,600 miles
1974 A's Mike Andrews files $25 million lawsuit against Charlie Finley
1975 Israel formally signs Sinai accord with Egypt
1975 Liz Taylor's 6th marriage (re-marries Richard Burton)
1976 Greece's 98 year-old Dimitrion Yordanidis, is oldest man to compete in a marathon; he finishes in 7:33
1976 NJ Meadowlands' Giant's Stadium opens
1976 Beijing reports arrest of Mao Tse Tung's widow
1977 11th Country Music Assn Award: Ronnie Milsap wins
1978 Yanks & Dodgers play in World Series # 75
1978 Steve Perry joins Journey
1978 Daniel Arap Moi succeeds Kenyatta as president of Kenya
1978 Congress approves Susan B Anthony Dollar
1978 British pop magazine "Smash Hits," 1st published
1978 Aerosmith's Steve Tyler & Joe Perry injured by a cherry bomb
1979 Recorded trace of snow in Central Park NYC
1979 Panama assumes sovereignty over Canal Area (ie Canal Zone)
1979 Nordiques' Real Cloutier sets NHL record of a hat trick in 1st game
1979 Fleetwood Mac gets a star in Hollywood
1980 4,500 die when a pair of earthquakes strikes NW Algeria
1980 Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated
1980 Yanks lose 4-2 & are swept by Royals in AL Championship series
1981 Anwar Sadat's funeral service is held in Cairo
1982 US imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union
1982 Pope John Paul II canonizes Rev M Kolbe, who volunteered to die in place of another inmate at Auschwitz concentration camp, a saint
1982 Hernan Siles Zuazo installed as president of Bolivia
1982 Brewers beat Angels in ALCS
1983 17th Country Music Assn Award: Alabama wins
1983 Israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse Yitzhak Shamir as PM
1983 Tom Monaghan becomes CEO of Detroit Tigers
1985 US fighter jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy, gunmen are placed in custody
1985 Sudan adopts interim constitution
1986 7.5 Earthquake strikes San Salvador, El Salvador
1986 Israel Prime Minister Shimon Peres resigns
1987 Giant's Jeffrey Leonard hits playoff record HR in his 4th cons game
1987 Garfield Park Nature Center opens, latest in Cleveland Metroparks
1987 Bruce Springsteen releases his 9th album "Tunnel of Love"
1988 22nd Country Music Assn Award: Highway 101, K T Oslin win
1988 Royals announce that Dick Howser, who underwent surgery for a brain tumor in July, will return to manage the club in 1989
1990 Oakland A's sweep Red Sox in 4 games to win ALCS
1990 US 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) returns from space
1991 US cuts all foreign aid to Haiti
1991 Greyhound Bus ends bankruptcy
1991 Ex-postal worker Joseph Harris kills 4 postal workers
1992 Actress Ally Sheedy weds actor David Lansbury
1992 Actress Heather Thomas weds entertainment lawyer Skip Brittenham
1992 Floriade (Flower Show) closes at Hague, Netherlands
1993 Ted Kennedy Jr (32) weds psychiatrist Katherine Gershman (34)
1993 Ferry boat leaves for west coast of South Korea, 120 killed
1993 Browns Najee Mustafaa sets club rec for longest interception (97 yds)
1994 Lt-general Raoul Cdras resigns as dictator of Haiti
1994 MPAA chief Jack Valenti holds meeting to determine new movie ratings
1994 NY Giants retire Lawrence Taylor's #56
1994 Nobel prize for physiology awarded to Alfred Gilman & Martin Rodbell
1994 Value of Russian ruble decreases, 3081 rubles per dollar
1995 Robert E Lucas awarded Nobel Prize in economics
1995 Most Dutch telephone numbers increase to 10 digits
1995 Israel begins W Bank pullback, frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners
1995 "Garden District" opens at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
1996 "Sex & Longing" opens at Cort Theater NYC
1996 Cornerstone dedication for Holocaust Museum in NYC

Birthdays for tomorrow in history Events  Deaths
1486Charles III, Duke of Savoy
1599Jacob Aertsz Colom, Dutch publisher (Consolation of the Sea)
1678John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707)
1684Jean Antoine Watteau, French rococo painter (Onverschillige)
1713Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer
1731Henry Cavendish, England, physicist/chemist (discovered hydrogen)
1738Benjamin West, painter (Death of General Wolfe)
1757Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens)
1779Antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP
1790George Gerson, composer
1804Albin Masek, composer
1817Christophorus H D Buys Ballot, Dutch meteorologist/founder KNMI
1819Zebulon York, Brig general (Confederate Army), died in 1900
1823Theodore Furchtegott Kirchner, composer
1825Paulus Kruger, Pres of South African Republic (1883), Boer leader
1829Dandridge McRae, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1830Isabella II, Queen of Spain (1833-68)
1832Theodore Shelton Bowers, Bvt Brig General (Union Army), died in 1866
1834Aleksis Kivi, [Stenvall], Finland, writer/poet (Nummisuutarit)
1847Gheorghe Dima, composer
1854Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer
1861Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922)
1862Arthur De Greef, composer
1865Raffaele Merry del Val, Spanish cardinal
1868Guillermo M Tomas, composer
1876Walter Niemann, composer
1884Ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer (Bint)
1884C "Ormy" C Pearse, cricketer (3 Tests for S Afr in Australia 1910-11)
1887Rie Cramer, [Marie Holman], Dutch cartoonist/author
1889Han [Henricus A] Van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger (Vermeer)
1892Ivo Andric, Yugoslavia, novelist (Bridge on Drina, Nobel 1961)
1893August Balthazar, Belgian politician
1895Johnny Taylor, cricketer (stalwart Aussie batsman of post-WW I days)
1895Lin Y-t'ang, China, writer (My Country & My People)
1897Lamar Stringfield, composer
1897Pricilla L Williams, social activist/humanitarian
1898Guomundur G Hagalin, Iceland author (Kristn/d into Hamravk)
1900Helen Hayes, Wash DC, actress (Csar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday)
1901Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor
1903Charles T von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, Count of Flanders/prince
1903Vernon Duke, composer
1905Jane Winton, Phila, actress (Hell's Angel, Patsy, Don Juan)
1906Paul Creston, [Giuseppe Guttoveggio], NY, composer (Creative Harmony)
1908David Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer
1908John Waldo Green, NYC, composer (Body & Soul, Guy Lombardo's arranger)
1909Florida Friebus, actress (Dobie Gillis' mom, Bob Newhart Show)
1909Luc van Brabant, Flemish writer/erotic poet
1910Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas)
1910Milton "Tippy" Larkin, band leader
1910Alan Frank, music publisher
1912Charles Henry Madge, poet writer/sociologist
1913Johnny Downs, Bkln NY, actor (Manhattan Showcase)
1913Claude Simon, writer
1914Dorothy Lamour, [Kaumeyer], NO LA, actress (Road to Bali, Road to Rio)
1914Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker
1916Benson Fong, Sacramento CA, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart)
1916Scott Huston, composer
1917Ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night)
1917Thelonious Monk, jazz composer/pianist
1918Thelonious Monk, jazz guitarist/composer/pianist (Monk's Dream)
1918Jigal Allon, Israeli politician
1918Jean Gimpel, author/iconoclast
1918Bobby Byrne, Columbus Ohio, orch leader (Club Seven)
1919Gerald Etheridge Gomez, cricketer (post-war WI all-rounder)
1921"Boy" [FHP] Trip, Dutch minister
1922Boeli [Willem C] van Leeuwen, Antillian writer (Vreemdeling Op Aarde)
1922Harry Cave, cricketer (NZ bowler & Test captain in the 1950's)
1923Louis Gottlieb, musician
1924Ludmilla Tcherina, French actress/ballet dancer (Sins of Rome)
1924James Clavell, England, author (Tai Pan, Shogun) [or 1920, 22, 26)
1924Huey "Piano" Smith, rocker (Rockin' Pneumonia & Boogie Woogie Flu)
1924Edward D Wood Jr, Poughkeepsie NY, director (Plan 9 from Outer Space)
1925Ivan Svitak, philosopher
1926Oscar Brown Jr, US songwriter (Brown Baby, Forbidden Fruit)
1926Richard Jaeckel, NY, actor (3:10 to Yuma, Sands of Iwo Jima)
1927Thomas Brendon Wilson, composer
1927John Eric Tieman, production manager (The Guardian)
1927Clairmonte Depeiaza, cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955)
1930Adlai Stevenson III, (D-Sen-Ill)
1930Harold Pinter, London England, playwright (Homecoming, Servant)
1932Charles Dnaiels, archaeologist
1933Gerald Masters, South African/British author (Pan Book of Dates)
1933Daniel Massey, London, actress (Vault of Horror)
1934Sadashiv Patil, cricketer (pace bowler in Test India v NZ 1955-56)
1935Paolo Renosto, composer
1936Art Dick, cricket wicket-keeper (NZ of 60's)
1936Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here)
1937Bruce Devlin, Armidale Australia, PGA golfer (1964 St Petersburg Open)
1938Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist/director (Weevers' Duin)
1938Tobias A Roth, (Rep-R-Wisconsin, 1979- )
1941Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa, writer/environmentalist
1941Laurence Henry Tribe, Shanghai China, Harvard Law professor
1942Peter Coyote, [Cohon], NYC, actor (Kika, Living a Lie, Exposure, ET)
1943Denis D'Ell, [Dennis Dalziel], rocker
1943Earl of Stockton, English publisher/grandson of premier Macmillan
1943Jean-Jacques Annaud, director (Bear, Black & White, Coup de Tete)
1944Christopher N Dlamini, South African union/SACP-leader
1944Renier S Schoeman, S Afr MP (NP)/journalist
1944Stephen Scott, composer
1945Alan Cartwright, rocker (Procul Harum)
1946Peter Mahvolich, NHL star (Mont Canadiens)
1946John Prine, Maywood Ill, country singer (Hello in There)
1946Franco Malerba, Genoa Italy, astronaut (STS 46)
1946Charles Dane, England, actor (Plenty, Jewel in the Crown)
1946Ben Vereen, Miami Fla, actor/dancer (Pippin, Roots, Webster)
1947Alan Rachins, Cambridge Mass, actor (Douglas-LA Law)
1948Greg Lake, rocker
1948Rosemary Casals, SF Calif, tennis doubles (5X Wimbledon) [or Sep 16]
1949Lance Cairns, cricketer (big-hitting NZ medium-pace bowler)
1949Jessica Harper, Chicago IL, actress (Inserts, Stardust Memories)
1949Greg Douglas, rocker (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
1950Dennis Holmes, actor (Mike-Laramie)
1950Peter Jan Rens, Dutch actor/director (Mister Cactus, Passion)
1953Midge Ure, Glasgow Scot, rocker (Dear God, Ultravox-We Came to Dance)
1953Gus Williams, NBA guard (Golden State, Seattle, Washington)
1954"Maestro" Jimmy Fearnley, English accordionist (The Pogues)
1955David Lee Roth, Bloomington, rock singer (Van Halen-Jump)
1956Melissa Belote, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1972)
1957Craig Marseilles, Toronto, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Gold Coast)
1958J Eddie Peck, Joplin Missouri, actor (Bold & Beautiful-Cole Howard)
1958John M Grunsfeld, Chicago Ill, PhD/astronaut (STS 67, 81)
1958Tanya Tucker, Seminole Tx, country singer/actress (Follow that Car)
1959Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (Pet Shop Boys-It's a Sin)
1960Eric Martin, rocker (Mr Big)
1961Brian Lee Diemer, Grand Rapids Mich, steeplechase (Olymp-bronze-1984)
1961Martin Kemp, London, rock bassist (Spandau Ballet)
1962Rex J Walheim, Redwood City Calif, Capt USAF/astronaut
1963Mike Donnelly, Detroit, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
1964Maxi Gnauck, German DR, uneven parallel bars (Olympic-gold-1980)
1964Neneh Cherry, Stockholm Sweden, rock vocalist
1965Brett Perriman, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins)
1966Kevin Paige, vocalist (Don't Shut Me Out)
1966Elana Meyer, [van Zyl], South Africa, runner (Olympics-silver-92)
1966Derrick McKey, NBA forward (Indiana Pacers)
1966Darren Carrington, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1967Frank Wainright, tight end (Miami Dolphins)
1967Willie Davis, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs, Tennessee Oilers)
1968Nancy Brookhart, Elmhurst Ill, WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17th-1994)
1968L B Williams, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1968James Williams, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers)
1969Brett Favre, NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1969Scott Anthony Murray Nelson, Geelong Australia, NZ 20k walker (Oly-96)
1970Glenn Foley, NFL quarterback (NY Jets)
1970Helen Louise Goldsby, Brooklyn NY, Miss America (NY-Top 10-1996)
1971Corey Louchiey, NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
1971Claus Dalpiaz, hockey goaltender (Team Austria 1998)
1971Bryn Parry, Vancouver BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 BC Amateur-2nd)
1972Alexei Zhitnik, Kiev Ukraine, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
1972Hunter Goodwin, tight end (Minnesota Vikings)
1972Marianne Limpert, Matagami Quebec, 200m relay swimmer (Oly-silver-96)
1972Trent McCleary, Swift Current, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)
1972Yinka Dare, NBA center (NJ Nets)
1973Zach Thornton, Balt Md, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics-gold-96)
1973Mario Lopez, San Diego Calif, actor (A C Slater-Saved by the Bell)
1973John Mobley, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1973Jessica Shahriari, Miss USA-Arizona (1997)
1973Jeff Shantz, Duchess, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
1973A J Ofodile, tight end (Baltimore Ravens)
1974Chris Pronger, NHL defenseman (Team Canada Oly-1998, St. Louis)
1974Naike Rivelli, Germany, model/daughter of Ornella Muti
1976Shane Doan, Eston, NHL right wing (Winnipeg Jets)
1978Autumn Waterbury, Miss Illinois Teen USA (2nd-1997)
1978Brandi Watkins, Miss Arkansas Teen USA (1997)
1978Jodi Lynn O'Keefe, Cliffwood Beach NJ, actress (Cassidy-Nash Bridges)
1982Eddie J Peck, Lynchburg Pa, actor (Sutton-Wildside)

Deaths for tomorrow in history Events  Birthdays
0019Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant of Rijnleger, dies at 33
0413Nicias, Athens politician (Peace of Nicias), killed at about 57
0680Hussein, grandson of prophet Mohammed, beheaded
1616Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60
1651Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostole, dies at 77
1659Able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56
1676Sebastian Knupfer, composer, dies at 43
1720Antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor (Nazarin, Le Ntre), dies at 80
1727Alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61
1745Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist, dies at 52
1789Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34
1791C F D Schubart, writer, dies
1797Carter Braxton, US boer/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 61
1827Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet, dies at 49
1836Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn, composer, dies at 61
1843Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer, dies at 75
1856Michal Wielhorski, composer, dies at 67
1858Karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German author/poet/diplomat, dies at 73
1864David Bullock Harris, US Confederate colonel, dies of yellow fever
1867Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski, composer, dies at 60
1875Aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet/writer, dies at 58
1886David L Yule, 1st Jewish US senator, dies
1889Adolph von Henselt, composer, dies at 75
1910Willem Maris, painter (Hague School), dies at 66
1914Gijsbert van Tienhoven, mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister, dies at 73
1914Karol I, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, King of Romania (1881-1914), dies
1931Karl von Bach, German engineer (Maschinenelemente), dies at 84
1935Arthur Henderson, British Labour minister (Nobel 1934), dies at 72
1938Martin Bladen, cricketer (the 7th Lord Hawke), dies
1942Richard von Schaukal, Austria poet/writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68
1959Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies
1964Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72
1964Frantisek Picha, composer, dies at 71
1964Konrad Bayer, writer, dies
1964Russ Case, orch leader (Julius La Rosa Show), dies at 52
1965Georgy Mikhaylovich Rimsky-Korsakov, composer, dies at 63
1967Ervin Major, composer, dies at 66
1968Wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress (Abandoned Child), dies at 71
1970Edouard Daladier, premier of France (1933..40), dies at 86
1970Adam Rapacki, Polish minister of Maritime (1956-68), dies at 60
1973Albe, [Renaut A Joostens], Flemish writer (Paradise Bird), dies at 71
1974Marie Luise Kaschnitz, writer, dies at 73
1975Lillian Walker, dies at 88
1976Connee Boswell, singer (Pete Kelly's Blue), dies at 68
1978Ralph H Metcalfe, (Rep-D-Ill), dies at 68
1978Gesina Van der Molen, Dutch WWII resistance fighter/lawyer, dies at 86
1978Gesina Van de Molen, Dutch lawyer, dies at 86
1979Paul Paray, French composer, dies at 93
1980William "Buckwheat" Thomas, actor (Little Rascal), dies at 49
1980Walter Keeton, cricketer (opening bat in 2 Test for Eng 1934-39), dies
1980Bill Thomas, actor (Buckwheat), dies
1983Ralph [David] Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80
1985Orson Welles, actor/dir (Citizen Kane), dies of heart attack at 70
1985Yul Brynner, [Taidje Khan], actor (King & I), dies of cancer at 65
1990Carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67
1990Dick Jorgensen, NFL referee, dies at 56
1990Michael A Salcido, dies at 39
1991Stephen J Falat, dies after long illness at 34
1991Redd Foxx, comedian (Sanford & Sons), dies of heart attack at 68
1992James Seay, actor (Amazing Colossal Man), dies at 78
1993Catherine Collard, French pianist (Debussy, Haydn), dies at 46
1993Djillali Belkhenchir, Algerian doctor, murdered at 52
1994Richard John Copeland Atkinson, archaeologist, dies at 74
1994Nikolai Karetnikov, composer, dies at 64
1994Danny Gatton, US guitarist, commits suicide at 48
1994Chaim Raphael, writer, dies at 86
1994Anna Hauptmann, wife of Lindbergh baby kidnapper Bruno, dies at 95
1995Paolo Gucci, entrepreneur/accessories designer, dies at 64
1995Michelle Francis Bird, campaigner, dies at 30
1995John Rodolph, wheelchair-race world record holder, hit by truck at 31
1995Jimmy Nash, record company owner, dies at 47
1995Edward Gill, baseball player, dies at 100
1996Dick Pickering, trade unionist, dies at 54
1996Hugh Stirling Mackenzie, submariner, dies at 83
1996John Hillaby, writer/traveller, dies at 79
1996Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey, dies at 72
1996Siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist, dies at 65
1997Brian Connolly, lead singer (Sweet), dies of heart failure at 52

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