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Events for yesterday in history Birthdays  Deaths
0079 Mt Vesuvius erupts, buries Pompeii & Herculaneum, 15,000 die
0410 Rome overrun by Visigoths, symbolized fall of Western Roman Empire
1215 Pope Innocent III declares Magna Carta invalid
1217 Battle at South Foreland: English fleet beats France
1349 6,000 Jews, blamed for the Plague, are killed in Mainz
1349 Jews of Cologne Germany set themselves on fire to avoid baptism
1391 Jews of Palma Majorca massacred
1511 Portugese troops under Afonso the Albuquerque occupy Malakka
1516 Battle at Aleppo: Turks beat Syria
1542 Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain
1561 Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxon
1572 King Charles IX orders massacre of thousands of French Protestants
1608 1st English convoy lands at Surat India
1654 Louis II Condé disbands ends of Atrecht
1658 Battle at Grevelingen: English fleet beats Spanish
1662 Act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer
1682 Duke James of York gives Delaware to William Penn
1690 Job Charnock founds Calcutta India
1704 Sea battle at Malaga
1751 Thomas Colley executed in England for drowning supposed witch
1787 Wolfgang A Mozart completes his viola sonata in A, K526
1814 British forces captured Washington, DC, & burned down many landmarks
1826 Netherland's South Willems Port (Bosch-Luik) opens
1828 Dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea
1831 John Henslow asks Charles Darwin to travel with him on HMS Beagle
1833 HMS Beagle reaches Bahia Blanca, Argentina
1847 Charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre"
1853 1st potato chips prepared by Chef George Crum (Saratoga Springs NY)
1854 National emigration convention meets in Cleveland
1858 Richmond "Daily Dispatch" reports 90 blacks arrested for learning
1869 Cornelius Swarthout patents waffle iron
1876 Riot abolishes fairs in Amsterdam, 2 killed
1891 Thomas Edison patents motion picture camera
1893 Tornado destroys coast of Savannah & Charleston, about 1000 die
1904 24th US Mens Tennis: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier (108 64 97)
1904 Field battle at Liao-Yang-200,000 Japanese against 150,000 Russian
1905 Chicago Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings
1906 Cincinnati Red John Weimer no-hits Dodgers, 1-0 in 7 inning game
1908 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
1908 NY Giants scores shown on electric diamonds known as "Compton's Baseball Bulletin" at MSG
1909 Workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal
1911 Manuel d'Arriaga elected 1st president of Portugal
1912 NYC ticker tape parade for Jim Thorpe & victorious US olympians
1912 Territory of Alaska organizes
1912 US passes Anti-gag law, federal employees right to petition govt
1914 Battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops
1914 German troops occupy Namur Belgium
1914 Jerome Kern & Michael E Rourles musical premieres in NYC
1918 Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)
1918 Sect Baker grants extended exemption to World Series players
1919 Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning
1921 Battle of Sakaray Valley begins between Turkey & Greece
1921 British airship R-38 crashes in Humber, 44 die
1922 1st Phillie to hit for cycle (Cy Williams)
1923 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3 mile (14:11.2)
1925 39th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats K McKane (36 60 62)
1929 43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62)
1929 Palestinians attack orthodox Jews in Jerusalem
1929 Turkey & Persia signs friendship treaty
1931 France & USSR sign neutrality/no attack treaty
1932 1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart
1936 Australian Antarctic Territory created
1936 FDR gives FBI authority to pursuit fascists & communists
1937 Republican offensive near Belchite Spain
1938 England beat Australia by an innings & 579 runs at The Oval
1938 Virgil Trucks strikes out his 418th batter, highest season total in organized ball-for Andalusia in an Alabama-Florida League game
1939 Germany & USSR sign 10-year non-aggression pact
1940 Luftwaffe bombs London
1940 Red Sox left fielder Ted Williams pitches the last 2 innings in a 12-1 loss to Detroit Tigers, Williams allows 3 hits & 1 run
1942 Sea battle off Eastern Solomon Islands
1942 Transport nr 23 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1943 Phila A's drop AL record tying 20th game in a row, win the 2nd game
1944 Gen LeClercs troops open assault on Paris
1945 Cleveland ace Bob Feller returns from Navy & strike out 12
1949 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect
1950 1st US Negro delegate to UN appointed-ES Sampson
1950 Edith Sampson named 1st black US delegate to UN
1950 Operation Magic Carpet concludes transporting 45,000 Yemenite Jews
1951 Bill Veeck's "Fans Managers' Night," Browns defeat A's 5-3; Browns coaches hold up placards for fans to vote on
1954 Communist Control Act passed, at height of McCarthyism
1954 Eisenhower signs Communist Control Act, outlawing the Communist Party
1954 International Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China
1954 William Heatherton's "Reluctant Debutante," premieres in London
1956 1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC
1957 British soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea
1958 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open
1958 Sergei Popov wins Stockholm marathon (2:15:17.0) (WR)
1959 England complete 5-0 series drubbing of India
1959 Hiram L Fong sworn in as 1st Chinese-American senator while Daniel K Inouye sworn in as 1st Japanese-American Rep (Both from Hawaii)
1960 -127°F (-88°C), Vostok, Antarctica (world record)
1960 60 people die when bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil
1961 Windward Islands' Airways International (Winair) forms
1961 Former nazi leader Johannes Vorster becomes South Africa's minister of justice (if the shoe fits...)
1962 Dodger coach Leo Durocher suffers a near-fatal allergic reaction to a penicillin injection while in the clubhouse at the Polo Grounds
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 1st 200 meter freestyle swum under 2 minutes (Don Schollander 1:58)
1963 John Pennel is 1st to pole-vault 17'
1964 2nd Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 6-4
1966 USSR launches Luna 11 for orbit around Moon
1967 Liberian flag designed
1968 France became world's 5th thermonuclear power, explodes on Mururoa
1969 Carol Mann wins LPGA Tournament of Champs Golf Tournament
1969 Peru nationalizes US oil interests
1970 Bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison
1971 India beat England by 4 wickets, their win against the Poms
1972 8th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 2-1
1972 Dennis Amiss scores 1st one-day int century, 103 v Australia
1972 Gordie Howe & Jean Beliveau inducted in Hockey Hall of Fame
1973 Garry Sobers scores 26th & last Test Cricket ton 150 v Eng Lord's
1973 John Adams & his drum - become a right-field fixture in Cleve Stadium
1974 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open
1975 Davey Lopes steals his 38th consecutive base, then thrown out stealing
1975 Judy Rankin wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open
1975 Papadopoulos/Pattakos/Makarezos sentenced to death in Athens
1975 SF Giant Ed Halick no-hits NY Giants, 6-0
1975 Tampa Bay Rowdies beat Portland 2-0 for NASL cup
1976 Soyuz 21 returns to Earth
1978 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1979 Cars play concert in NY Central Park
1979 NFL fans (60,916) choose old Patriots logo over new
1979 UN's Vienna office begins issuing postage stamps
1980 Beth Daniel wins Columbia Savings LPGA Golf Classic
1980 Jozef Pinkovski replaces Poland premier Babiuch
1981 American Charles Chapman is 1st black to swim English Channel
1981 Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 yrs to life for Lennon's murder
1982 KC's John Wathan steals 31st en route to 36 base for catcher's record
1983 Cin Red Pete Rose ends consecutive games played streak at 745
1984 Pat Bradley set LPGA record for 9 holes with a 28 at Denver
1985 STS 51-I mission scrubbed at T -5m because of bad weather
1986 Juli Inkster wins Atlantic City LPGA Golf Classic
1987 Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes
1989 British brewery Bass buys Holiday Inn hotel chain
1989 Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling
1989 Voyager 2 flies past Neptune
1990 3,500 peacekeepers arrive in Liberia
1990 Iraqi troops surround US & other embassies in Kuwait City
1991 Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1991 Gorbachev resigns as head of USSR Communist Party
1991 Silky Stallone, wins the Cane Pace at Yonkers Raceway
1991 Taiwan captures its 15th Little League World Series, 11-0
1991 Ukraine declares independence from USSR
1992 1st structural steel beams are erected at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
1992 Cleveland Browns suffer their worst preseason loss, 56-3, to Vikings
1992 Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida; 35 die
1992 Screw magazine superimposed a gunsight over a picture of Larry Flint
1993 Mars Observer comes closest to Mars
1993 Padres scores 14 in 1st vs Cardinals
1994 Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m free style (14:41.66)
1994 Kieren Perkins swims world record 800m free style (7:46.00)
1994 Israel & PLO initialed accord giving autonomy to Palestinians in West Bank in education, health, taxation, social welfare & tourism
1995 Fire that wipes 6,000 acres begins in Hamptons on Long Island
1995 Windows 95 debuts
1997 97th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Joel Kribel
1997 Colleen Wakjer wins Star Bank LPGA Classic
1997 Gordon Spence discovers 2^2976221 - 1 (36th known Mersenne prime)
1997 Greg Norman wins World Series of Golf shooting 273
1997 Mark Calcavecchia wins Greater Vancouver Golf Open shooting 265
1997 Saint Luke's Senior Golf Classic

Birthdays for yesterday in history Events  Deaths
1113Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy
1210Floris IV, Count of Holland
1420Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstätt)
1531Ercole Bottrigari, composer
1579John Amner, composer
1591Robert Herrick, England, poet (Gather ye rosebuds) (baptized)
1669Alessandro Marcello, composer
1683Meinrad Spiess, composer
1694Theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king [or 8/25]
1712Cornelis Douwes, Dutch mathematician/astronomer
1725Johann Balthasar Kehl, composer
1733David Traugott Nicolai, composer
1750M Laetitia Bonaparte-Ramolino, [Madame Mère], mother of Napoleon I
1759Wilbur Wilberforce, England, crusaded against slavery
1772Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40)
1787James Weddell, Ostend England, Antarctic explorer (Weddell Sea)
1808Benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1808Thomas Fenwick Drayton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1816Daniel Gooch, laid 1st successful transatlantic cables
1817Aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet/writer [OS]
1820Jacopo Tomadini, composer
1821Emmanuele Muzio, composer
1827Walter Husted Stevens, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867
1828George Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1837Theodore Dubois, composer
1839Eduard Napravnik, composer
1842Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market)
1854Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
1856Felix Mottl, composer
1865Ferdinand I VAM, king of Romania
1872Max Beerbohm, England, caricaturist/writer/wit (Saturday Review)
1879Rentaro Taki, composer
1880Joshua L Cowen, inventor (electric train)
1880Miles W L Killearn of Killearn, Scotish baron/diplomat
1886William Francis Gibbs, naval architect, designed Liberty ships
1889Simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet
1890Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii, swimmer (Olympics-3 gold/2 silver-12, 20, 24)
1890Franz Philipp, composer
1891Alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, composer
1891Germaine Loosveldt, Flemish actress (Kniertje in On hope)
1894Jean Rhys, [Ella Williams], Dominica, writer (Voyage in the Dark)
1896Phil Baker, Phila, comedian (Who's Whose)
1898Albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician (Nobel 1974)
1898Malcolm Cowley, Belsano Penn, author (Flowering of New England)
1898Marie J Hugenholtz, [Doctor Grandi], surgeon on Curaçao
1899Johan J Fabricius, Dutch novelist (Island of Demons)
1899Jorge Luis Borges, Argentina, writer of fiction, essays (Labyrinths)
1899Ruth Schaumann, German painter/writer (Rose, Black King)
1900Preston Foster, Ocean City NJ, actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger)
1900V sa Príhoda, Czech violinist
1902Fernand Braudel, French historian (Civililization & Capitalism)
1904Rod Redwing, NY, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory)
1905Donald Douglas, Scotland, actor (I Love You Again)
1905Sven Johan Stolpe, Swedish author (Lätt, snabb och öm)
1909Ronnie Grieveson, S Afr cricket keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939)
1910Bernhard Heiden, composer
1911Karl AF Schiller, West German economist/SPD-minister
1911Léo Ferré, French singer/composer (Silly-aimé, Ni Dieu ni maŒtre)
1912Durward Kirby, Indianapolis Ind, TV announcer (Garry Moore Show)
1913Dorothy Comingore, [Linda Winters], LA CA, actress (Citizen Kane)
1915Alice B[radley] Sheldon, US, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful)
1915Wynonie Harris, rocker
1916Anita V Figueredo, physician/humanitarian
1916Peter Crichton Kirkpatrick, oarsman
1917Dennis James, Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ)
1918Ray McIntire, chemical engineer
1919"Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer
1919Nils Viggo Bentzon, composer
1922Réne Lévesque, Quebec premier (1976-85)
1923Helena Carter, [Helen Rickerts], US model/actress (River Lady)
1924Louis Teicher, pianist (Ferante & Teicher-Exodus)
1927Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist
1927William V Shannon, journalist/ambassador to Ireland (1977-81)
1929William Winfield, rocker (Harptones)
1932Richard Graham Meale, composer
1934Kenny Baker, actor (R2D2-Star Wars)
1934Roger Donald Dickerson, composer
1936William J Coyne, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania, 1981- )
1938David Freiberg, Boston MA, rock bassist (Quicksilver Messenger)
1938Mason Williams, Abilene Tx, writer (Smother Brothers Hour)
1940Don Cormier Sr, horse trainer
1940Tony Secunda, rock band manager
1941Ernest Wright Jr, US rock vocalist (Imperials-So Much)
1942Joe Chambers, LA Calif, rock guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)
1942Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck, mathemetician/educator
1943John Cipollina, SF Cal, rock guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
1944Gregory Bruce Jarvis, Detroit Mich, astronaut (STS 25)
1944Jim Capaldi, English singer/songwriter (Traffic-Something So Strong)
1945Ken Hensley, rock keyboardist (Blackfoot, Uriah Heep)
1945Malcolm "Mollie" Duncan, Scotland, saxophonist (Average White Band)
1946Richard "Dick" N Richards, Key West, USN/astr (STS 28, 41, 50, 64)
1949Anna Lee Fisher, St Albans NY, MD/astronaut (STS 51-A)
1949Joe Regalbuto, Bkln NY, actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown)
1949Stephen Harrison Paulus, composer
1950Frank Murray, Australian field hockey national coach (Oly-sil-92, 96)
1951Jimmy Farrar, Jacksonville Fl, rock vocalist (Molly Hatchet)
1951Orson Scott Card, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Ender's War)
1955Jeffrey Daniel, LA CA, rock vocalist (Shalamar)
1956Gerry Cooney, heavyweight boxer (US Olympics team 1980)
1958Steve Guttenberg, Bkln NY, actor (Police Academy, Short Circuit)
1959Adrian Kuiper, cricketer (South African all-rounder)
1959Michel Valke, Dutch soccer player (Sparta, Dordrecht '90)
1960Cal Ripken, Havre de Grace MD, shortstop (Balt Orioles, game streak)
1960David Guillory, jockey
1960Franz Vienboeck, Austria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)
1960Kris Monaghan, Spokane WA, golfer (1990 Red Robin Kyocera Inamori)
1960Steven W Lindsey, Arcadia Calif, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 87, sk:95)
1961Cal Ripkin Jr, all-star shortstop (Balt Orioles)
1961Colin Angus, Scottish pop musician (Shamen, Ebeneezer Goode)
1961Mark "Bedders" Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)
1962Mary Ellen Weber, Cleveland Ohio, PhD/astronaut (STS 70)
1963John Bush, US heavy metal singer (Anthrax-Armed & Dangerous)
1964Pebbles, rock vocalist (Girlfriend)
1964Salizhan Sharkirovich Sharipov, Kirhizia, astronaut (STS-89)
1965Casey Lambert, jockey
1965Marlee Matlin, Ill, deaf actress (Children of Lesser God-Acad Award)
1965Reggie Miller, Riverside Calif, NBA guard (Ind Pacers, Oly-gold-96)
1965Vince Alcalde, WLAF offensive assistant (Scottish Claymores)
1968Andreas Kisser, Brazilian heavy metal guitarist (Sepultura)
1968Arnold Galesloot, WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals)
1968Benoit Brunet, Pointe Claire, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens)
1968Tim Salmon, Long Beach CA, outfielder (California Angels)
1970Dan Henderson, Downey Calif, 180« lb greco-roman wrestler (Oly-92, 96)
1970Sandra Whyte, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
1972Chris Right, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
1972Christian Ruud, Oslo Norway, tennis star (1989 Norwegian)
1972Ian Moran, Cleveland Ohio, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994, Pitts)
1972Kurt Miller, Tucson AZ, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1972Lee DeRamus, (NO Saints)
1973Andrew Brunette, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Washington Capitals)
1973Barret Oliver, actor (Never Ending Story, Secret Garden)
1974Archie Amerson, CFL running back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1974Tony McCombs, linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
1976Bjorn van der Doelen, Dutch soccer player (PSV)
1976Nordin Wooter, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
1978Melissa McElroy, Houston Tx, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)

Deaths for yesterday in history Events  Birthdays
1103Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies
1217Eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle
1313Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies
1371Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated
1572Charles de Féligny, French officer/huguenot, murdered
1572Gaspard de Chƒtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded
1595Thomas Digges, English astronomer (Universe Infinite), dies
1647Nicholas Stone "Elder", English sculptor/architect, dies at about 61
1666Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57
1680Ferdinand Bulb, Dutch painter/etcher, buried
1712Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 54
1724Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75
1759Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44
1770Thomas Chatterton, English poet (Revenge), dies
1801Jacques-Denis Antoine, French builder (La Monnaie Paris), dies at 68
1806Paul-Louis Cyfflé, Flemish sculptor/goldsmith (Terre Lorraine), dies
1833Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65
1840Joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89
1841Karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer, dies at 36
1888Rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies
1889Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies
1895John F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74
1906Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies
1907Pieter Louis Tak, writer (Chronicle), dies at 58
1923Kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66
1939W H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies
1940Paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow disk), dies at 80
1943Ernst Ottwalt, writer, dies
1943Simone Weil, French philosopher (Le pesanteur et la grƒce), dies at 34
1950Ernst Wiechert, writer, dies at 63
1954Get£lio D Vargas, pres/dictator Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71
1957Albert Edward Sammons, composer, dies at 71
1958Leo Blech, composer, dies at 87
1958Kenneth Leighton, composer, dies at 28
1958John G Strijdom, premier of South Africa (1954-58), dies at 65
1962Henry George Ley, composer, dies at 74
1964Maurice Schoemaker, composer, dies at 73
1967Amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65
1967Henry J Kaiser, industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), dies at 85
1968Cyril Vincent, cricketer (84 wkts slow lefty for S Af 1927-35), dies
1972Carlos Wesley "Don" Byas, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 59
1973Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76
1973Slava Vorlova, composer, dies at 79
1975Charles H Revson, US cosmetic magnate, dies at 69
1976Michael Dewar Head, composer, dies at 76
1978Louis Prima, singer, dies at 66
1982Jack Siedle, cricketer (batted in 18 Tests for S Africa), dies
1983Jack Somack, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show), dies at 64
1983Shawn Lewis, 5th wife of Jerry Lee Lewis, dies of methadone OD
1985Paul Creston [Giuseppe/Joseph Guttoveggio], US composer, dies at 78
1987Bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77
1988Max Shulman, author (Dobie Gillis, Tender Trap), dies at 69
1988Leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49
1991Abel Kivlat, US 1500m runner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies at 99
1991Beb [Elizabeth] Vuyk, Neth/Indon writer (Camp Diary), dies at 86
1991Bernard Castro, patented convertible couch, dies at 87
1991Mike Sokoll, cowboy actor, dies at 97
1992Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader/jurist (Constitution), dies at 74
1992Larrie Londin, jazz drummer, dies at 48
1993Professor D B Deodhar, cricketer (Ind non-Test bat o 30s), dies at 101
1994Wijnanda MC "Nan" Aberson, friend of Gerard Van de Reve Sr, dies at 82
1994Jason McRoy, downhill MTB racer, dies at 23
1995Erich Geiringer, general Practitioner campaigner, dies at 78
1995Gary Crosby, singer/actor (Operation Bikini, Mardi Gras), dies at 61
1996Ahmed Bahauddin, journalist, dies at 69
1996Emile Noel, international civil servant, dies at 73
1996John Christopherson, artist/collector, dies at 75
1996Robert Louis Tewdwr Moss, journalist/travel writer, dies at 42
1997Phillip Humphrey Vellacott, classicist, dies at 90

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