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Events for yesterday in history Birthdays  Deaths
0230 St Pontianus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0365 Alexandria hit by Earthquake; about 50,000 die
0866 John appointed bishop of the kingdom
0905 Holy Roman Catholic emperor Louis III captured
0976 Emperor Otto II gives earl Leopold I, East Bavaria
1320 Count Louis of Nevers marries 8-year old daughter of Philips V
1542 Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
1568 Battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion
1579 Mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma
1588 English fleet defeats Spanish armada
1595 Alvara Mendana discovers Marquesas Island
1669 John Lockes Constitution of English colony Carolina approved
1730 States of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy"
1749 Pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland
1773 Pope Clemens XIV bans Jesuits
1774 Peace of Ktsjk Kainardji (end Russian-Turkish War)
1798 Napoleon Bonaparte wins Battle of Pyramids in Egypt
1825 Java princess Dipo Negoro/Mangkubumi declare war on all non-islamics
1831 Belgium gains independence from Netherlands, Leopold I made king
1836 1st Canadian RR opens, between Laprairie & St John, Québec
1846 Mormons found 1st English settlement in Calif (San Joaquin Valley)
1861 1st major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins
1866 Cholera-epidemic kills hundreds in London
1867 City Gardens on Folsom opens
1873 Jesse James & James Younger gang's 1st train robbery (Adair Iowa)
1877 -27] US army breaks railroad strike
1880 Compressed air accident kills 20 workers on Hudson River tunnel, NY
1884 1st Test Cricket match played at Lord's
1896 National Federation of Afro-American Women & Colored Women's
1897 Tate Gallery opens in England
1898 Spain cedes Guam to US
1900 Pope Leo XIII encyclical to Greek-Melkite rite
1904 After 13 years, the 4,607-mile Trans-Siberian railway is completed
1904 Camille Jenatzy sets world auto speed record at 65.79 MPH
1919 Anthony Fokker's establishes airplane factory at Hamburg & Amsterdam
1919 Dirigible crashes through bank skylight killing 13 (Chicago, Ill)
1921 Indians (9) & Yankees (7) hit a record 16 doubles
1923 Phillies score 12 in 6th & beat Cubs 17-4
1925 Monkey Trial ends-John Scopes found guilty of teaching Darwinism
1928 1st woman to win an olympic gold medal - Halina Knonpacka of Poland
1930 110°F (43°C) at Millsboro, Delaware (state record)
1930 US Veterans Administration forms
1931 Reno race track, becomes 1st in US to use daily double wagering
1933 Haifa Harbor in Palestine opens
1934 113°F (45°C), near Gallipolis, Ohio (state record)
1938 Paul Hindemith & Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London
1940 Soviet Union annexes Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
1940 VARA-management accepts Rost of Tonningens demands
1941 200 Jewish Torahs are burned in Ukraine
1941 Himmler orders building of Majdanek concentration camp
1942 8 die as coal waste heap slides in river valley near Oakwood, Va
1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery
1944 General Koiso becomes premier of Japan
1944 US forces land on Guam to get rid of Japanese invaders
1944 Von Kluge warns Hitler of impending collapse of front in Normandy
1945 Detroit Tigers & Phila A's play 24 inning 1-1 tie
1946 Jésus T Pi¤erol becomes 1st native born Puerto Rican governor
1947 Indonesia begins 1st political election
1948 WSPD TV channel 13 in Toledo, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
1949 Senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13 (NATO)
1951 Dalai Lama returns to Tibet
1952 7.8 earthquake shakes Kern County Calif, 14 killed
1952 Premier Ghavam es-Sultaneh of Persia, resigns
1954 At Geneva, France agrees to independence of North & South Vietnam
1955 1st sub powered by liquid metal cooled reactor launched-Seawolf
1956 Cin Red pitcher Brooks Lawrence loses after 13 straight wins
1956 US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Enwetak
1957 1st black to win a major US tennis tournament (Althea Gibson)
1957 39th PGA Championship: Lionel Hebert at Miami Valley GC Dayton Ohio
1957 Marilynn Smith/Fay Crocker wins Hot Springs 4-Ball Golf Tournament
1959 1st nuclear powered merchant ship, NS Savannah, christened, Camden NJ
1959 Red Sox are last team to use a black player (Pumpsie Green)
1960 Country of Katanga forms in Africa
1960 In Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) Sirima Bandaranaike is world's 1st woman PM
1960 Francis Chichester arrive in NY aboard Gypsy Moth II, setting record of 40 days for a solo Atlantic crossing
1961 Launch of Mercury 4 (Liberty Bell) with Grissom
1962 160 civil right activists jailed after demonstration in Albany Ga
1962 Battles on Chinese & Indies boundary
1963 45th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 279 at Dallas AC Dallas
1964 Arnold Long takes 11 catches in the match for Surrey v Sussex
1964 Mildred Simpson runs female world record marathon (3:19:33)
1964 Neth last whaling ship Willem Barents Sea sold to Japan
1965 Pakistan, Iran & Turkey sign Regional Co-Operation pact
1966 Gemini X returns to Earth
1966 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1968 50th PGA Championship: Julius Boros shoots a 281 at Pecan Valley TX
1968 Carol Mann wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Invitational
1968 Jan Janssen wins Tour de France: 1st Dutchman
1969 Neil Armstrong steps on Moon at 2:56:15 AM (GMT)
1969 Russia's Luna 15 impacts moon after 52 lunar orbits
1970 Huge Aswan Dam opens in Egypt
1970 Libya orders confiscation of all Jewish property
1970 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1970 Clay Kirby has a no-hitter going for 8 inn, but is lifted for a pinch hitter, Reliever Jack Baldschun gives up 3 hits & Padres lose, 3-0
1971 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1972 2 passenger trains collide head-on killing 76 (Seville, Spain)
1972 27.5 cm rainfall at Fort Ripley, Minnesota (state record)
1972 Bloody Friday: 22 IRA-bombs explode in Belfast
1972 Dodgers release & end career of pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm
1972 In NY, 57 murders occur in 24 hours
1973 Braves Hank Aaron hits Ken Brett's fastball for his 700th HR
1973 France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Atoll un the Pacific
1973 USSR launches Mars 4 for fly-by (2600 km) of red planet
1974 29th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Sandra Haynie
1974 Eddy Merckx wins his 5th Tour de France
1974 House Judiciary approves 2 Articles of Impeachment against Pres Nixon
1975 Billy Martin fired as Texas Rangers manager
1975 NY Met Felix Milan hits 4 singles; erased by Joe Torres 4 double plays
1976 "Guys & Dolls" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 239 performances
1976 1st outbreak of "Legionnaire's Disease" kills 29 in Phila
1977 Libyan-Egyptian border fights
1977 Sri Lanka premier Bandaranaike loses election
1978 Bolivia milt coup under general Juan Pereda, pres Hugo Banzer flees
1978 US Postal Service & unions agree on a contract averting mail strike
1978 World's strongest dog, 80-kg St Bernard, pulls 2909-kg load 27 m
1979 108th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 283 at Royal Lytham
1979 National Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls, NY) dedicated
1980 Jean-Claude Droyer climbs Eiffel Tower in 2 hrs 18 mins
1981 Australia set 130 to win, all out 111 at Headingley Willis 8-43
1982 France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
1983 Polish govt ends 19 months of martial law
1983 Storm cuts short Diana Ross' free concert in NY's Central Park
1983 US announces Lebanon freed American hostage David Dodge
1984 1st documented case of a robot killing a human in US
1984 Marita Koch of E Germany sets world women's mark for 200m, 21.71s
1984 USSR performs underground nuclear Test
1985 "Leader of the Pack" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 120 perfs
1985 114th British Golf Open: Sandy Lyle shoots a 282 at Royal St George
1985 Amina Fakir (Detroit), 23, crowned 18th Miss Black America
1985 Bernard Hinault wins his 5th & last Tour de France
1985 Judy Clark wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
1986 Barbara Palacios Teyde, 22, of Venezuela, crowned 35th Miss Universe
1986 Pleasure Island plans unveiled
1987 Kristi Addis, of Mississippi, crowned 5th Miss Teen USA
1988 ESA's Ariane-3 launches 2 communications satellites (1 Indian)
1988 Mass Gov Michael Dukakis accepts Democratic nomination for president
1989 Eastern Airlines submits a reorganization plan to creditors
1989 Greg LeMond (US) wins Tour de France in fastest time
1989 Mike Tyson KOs Carl Williams in 1:33 for heavyweight boxing title
1990 Goodwill Games opens in Seattle Wash
1990 Pink Floyds' "Wall" is performed where Berlin Wall once stood
1991 120th British Golf Open: Ian Baker-Finch shoots 272 at Royal Birkdale
1991 Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
1991 Sharmell Sullivan (Gary Indiana), 20, crowned 23rd Miss Black America
1991 Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew, Tony Lazzeri, & Bill Veeck are elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY
1993 Angela Kennedy swims world record 50 m butterfly stroke (26.93)
1995 Brian Lara completes a pair for West Indians v Kent
1995 KC Royals set club-record of 22 singles in 15 innings
1996 125th British Golf Open: Tom Lehman shoots a 271 at Royal Lytham
1996 Dottie Pepper wins LPGA Friendly's Golf Classic
1996 Wayne Gretzky signs a 2 year deal with NY Rangers
1997 200-year-old USS Constitution sails under its own power
1997 NY Yank Mike Whiton held in Milwaukee on charges of sexual assault

Birthdays for yesterday in history Events  Deaths
1515St Philippus Nerius, [Philippo Neri], Italian merchant/priest
1620Jean Picard, French astronomer
1664Matthew Prior, English poet
1676Anthony Collins, English philosopher (A discourse on free-thinking)
1693Thomas Pelham-Holles 1st duke of Newcastle, Engl minister of finance
1706Pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups)
1748Louis-Henry Paisible, composer
1758Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762Willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist
1779Gottlob Wiedebein, composer
1797Franz Schoberlechner, composer
1802David Hunter, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1804Victor Schoelcher, Guadeloupe, abolished french slavery
1810Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist
1815Stewart Van Vliet, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1901
1816Paul Julius Baron von Reuter, founded Reuters news service
1817John Gilbert, painter/illustrator
1817Joseph K Barnes, Major General (Union Army), died in 1883
1821Vasile Alecsandri, Romania, poet/ Foreign Minister/diplomat
1822Ludwig Theodore Gouvy, composer
1826James Gillpatrick Blunt, Major General (Union volunteers)
1828John Rutter Brooke, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1832Henrietta Marie Morse King, cattlewoman
1856Harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania)
1856Louise Blanchard Bethune, 1st US woman architect
1857A S C Wallis, [Adèle SC von Antal-Opzoomer], Dutch writer
1863C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
1864Frances Folsom Cleveland, 1st lady (1885-89, 93-97)
1865Robert Kahn, composer
1885Frances Parkinson Keyes, novelist (Dinner at Antoine)
1886John-French Cantré, Flemish wood carver/painter/cartoonist
1888Jacques Feyder, [Frédérix], Belg/French actor/director (Anna Christie)
1892Anton Schnack, German writer/poet
1892Gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (tax office Wibautstraat, Amsterdam)
1892Lenore Ulric, US actress (Notorious, Better Woman) [or 1894]
1893Hans Fallada, writer
1895H G "Nummy" Deane, South African cricket Test captain (1927-31)
1895Ken Maynard, Texas, cowboy/actor/producer (Bigfoot)
1896Jean Rivier, Villemomble France, composer (Vénitienne)
1898Ernest Willem Mulder, composer
1898Sara Carter, Virginia, vocalist/guitarist (Carter Family)
1899Ernest Hemmingway, Oak Park, for whom the bell tolled... (Nobel 1954)
1899Hart Crane, US, poet (Bridge)
1901Allyn Joslyn, Milford Pa, actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society)
1902Belcampo, [Herman P Schönfeld Wichers], Dutch writer
1903Theodore Karyotakis, composer
1905Diana Trilling, writer
1906Daniel Ayala Perez, composer
1907Ross Alexander, Brooklyn NY, actor (Boulder Dam, Capt Blood)
1909Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards, Egyptologist
1911Jozef Cyrankiewicz, premier Poland (1947..70)
1911Marshall McLuhan, Canada, writer (Medium is the Massage)
1914Philippe Ariès, French historian
1915Duke of Norfolk
1915Floyd McDaniel, blues singer/guitarist
1915Maurice Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1920Constantly, [A Nieuwenhuys], painter (Uprising of Homo Ludens)
1920Isaac Stern, Kreminiecz Russia, violinist (debut SF Symph)
1920Manuel Valls Gorina, composer
1921Billy Taylor, Greenville NC, orch leader (David Frost Show)
1922Kay Starr, Dougherty Okla, singer (Rock & Roll Waltz, Club Oasis)
1923Henny Alma, [Hendrika den Broek], Dutch actress (Soldier of Orange)
1924Don Knotts, Morgantown WV, actor (Amdy Griffth Show, 3's Company)
1925Al Checco, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Extreme Close-up)
1925Lovro Zupanovic, composer
1926Gerald Ian Lacey, architect/town planner
1926Karel Reisz, director (Everybody Wins, Isadora, Who'll Stop the Rain)
1926Norman Jewison, director (Moonstruck, ...and Justice For All)
1926Paul Burke, New Orleans, actor (Thomas Crown Affair) [or Jan 21]
1927Stefan Niculescu, composer
1930Gene Alec Littler, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1961 US Open)
1931Leon Schidlowsky, composer
1933Brigitte Reimann, writer
1933John C Gardner, scholar/writer (Grendel, Sunlight Dialogues)
1934Chandu Borde, cricket batsman (55 Tests for India 1959-67)
1934Edolphus Towns, (Rep-D-New York, 1983- )
1935Julian Pettifer, English TV-host
1935Kaye Stevens, Pitts, singer/comedienne (Jerry Lewis Show)
1938Anton Emil Kuerti, composer
1938Janet Reno, US attorney general (1993- )
1938Les Aspin, (Rep-D-Wisc, 1971-93)/Minister of Defense (1993-94)
1940James E Clyburn, (Rep-D-South Carolina)
1941Jim Bates, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
1942Fred Hetzel, NBA star (SF, Cincinnati, Milwaukee Bucks)
1942Kim Fowley, Philippines/US rock vocalist/producer/songwriter
1942Patricia Elliot, Gunnison Co, actress (Renee-Empire, One Life to Live)
1943David Downing, NYC, actor (Backstairs at the White House)
1943Edward Herrmann, Wash DC, actor (Day of the Dolphin, Reds)
1943Jerry McGee, New Lexingon OH, PGA golfer (1975 Pensacola Open)
1944Buchi Emecheta, Nigerian/English writer (Price of Bride)
1944Paul Wellstone, (Sen-D-Minnesota)
1944Tony Scott, director (Top Gun, Revenge, Days of Thunder)
1945Alton Maddox, NY black activist/attorney (Tawana Brawley case)
1945Barry Richards, extraordinary cricket batsman (4 Tests for S Africa)
1945Geoff Dymock, Australian cricket left-arm pace bowler (1974-80)
1945Leigh Lawson, Atherston England, actress (Fire & Sword, Charlie Boy)
1946Barry "Bean" Whitwam, rocker
1946Zbigniew Kaczmarek, Poland, lightweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
1947Cat Stevens, [Yusaf Islam], rock vocalist (Peace Train, Father & Son)
1947Chetan Chauhan, Indian cricket opener (Gavaskar's partner for a while)
1947John J Duncan Jr, (Rep-R-Tennessee)
1947Wendell Burton, San Antonio Tx, actor (Lucas-New Dick Van Dyke Show)
1948Art Hindle, Halifax Nova Scotia, actor (Jeff-Dallas, Berrengers)
1948Garry Trudeau, political cartoonist (Doonesbury)
1949Ludmila Smirnova, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-silver-1972)
1950Larry Tolbert, rock drummer (Raydio)
1951Diana Dennis, Portland Oregon, body builder (Women Physique World)
1951Doug Collins, US, basketball player (Olympic-silver-1972)
1951Slick Watts, NBA (Seattle SuperSonic)
1952Robin Williams, Chicago Ill, comedian (Mork & Mindy, Awakenings)
1955Henry Preistman, rocker (Christians-Harvest the World)
1955Tacho Ocheriski, singer (Putting on the Ritz)
1957Jon Lovitz, Tarzana Calif, actor (SNL, League of their Own, Critic)
1959Stuart Young-Black, Cheshire England, Canadian equestrian (Oly-96)
1960Lance Guest, Saratoga Calif, actor (Lance-Lou Grant)
1960Matt Mulhern, Phila, actor (Biloxi Blues)
1961Don Wilson, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
1961Henry Ellard, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1961Jim Martin, Oakland CA, rock guitarist (Faith No More-Real Thing)
1962Ike Eisenmann, Houston Tx, actor (Scott-Fantastic Journey)
1964Susan Swift, Houston Tx, actress (Chisholms)
1965Mike Bordick, Marquette MI, infielder (Oakland A's)
1966Larisa Neiland, Lvov Ukraine, tennis star (1996 Essen winner)
1967Lance Painter, Bedford England, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1967Tore Meinecke, West Germany, tennis star
1968Brandi Chastain, San Jose Calif, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
1968Christian Perthaler, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1968Dina Ammaccapane, Bayport NY, LPGA golfer (1994 Sara Lee Classic-4th)
1968Johnnie Barnes, NFL wide receiver (Pitts Steelers, Amsterdam Admirals)
1968Lyle Odelein, Quill Lake Sask, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, Montreal)
1968Robert Anthony Gamez, Las Vegas NV, PGA golfer (1990 Nestle)
1970Bryce Florie, Charleston FLA, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1970Steven "Scrappy" Segaloff, New Haven, Conn, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)
1972Dennis Military man, soccer player (Sparta/Vitesse)
1972Joe Rudolph, NFL guard (Phila Eagles)
1972Kimera Bartee, Omaha NE, outfielder (Detroit Tigers)
1972Lilach Parisky, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Oly-1996)
1972Martin Miller, CFL safety (BC Lions)
1972Shinjiro Otani, wrestler (NJPW)
1973Ali Landry, Louisiana, Miss Universe-USA (1996)
1973Stephen Clarke, Sutton Coldfield Engld, Canada swimmer (Oly-br-92, 96)
1973Steve Taneyhill, WLAF QB (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1974Andrea L'Huillier, Miss Universe-Chile (1996)
1975Mike Sellers, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)
1975Ravindra Pushpakumara, Sri Lankan cricketer (Test pace bowler)
1977Allison Wagner, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)
1977Sarah Biasini, daughter of actress Romy Schneider
1978Kyoko Iwosoki, Japan, 100m breaststroke swimmer (Oly-gold-92, 96)

Deaths for yesterday in history Events  Birthdays
1160Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies
1425Manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies
1540John I Z polyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
1544René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle
1683Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded
1717Niccol• Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies
1782Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer, dies at 63
1796Robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37
1821Maurice J M prince de Broglie, bishop of Ghent, dies at about 55
1831Emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen), dies at 55
1861Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44
1870Josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42
1888Matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade), dies at 53
1891Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51
1910Johan Peter Selmer, composer, dies at 66
1917Christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle
1922Djemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey, murdered
1927J J Lyons, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies
1928Ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81
1943Charles William Paddock, 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1920), dies at 42
1944Gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau
1944Henning von Tresckow, Gen-Maj, "July 20th plotter", commits suicide
1948Arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43
1948Donald Nichols Tweedy, composer, dies at 58
1950Albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71
1957Rockley Wilson, cricketer (bro of Clem, Test for England 1921), dies
1957Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies
1966Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor, dies at 83
1967Albert J Luthuli, president South Africa (ANC), dies
1967Basil Rathbone, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of heart attack at 75
1967Jimmy Foxx, baseball hall of famer (Det Tigers/534 HRs), dies at 59
1967Pierre Kemp, Dutch poet (English paint box), dies at 80
1968Ruth St Denis, US choreography, dies at about 90
1972Jigme Dori Wangchuck, King of Bhutan, dies
1973Russell Hardie, dies after long illness at 69
1974Willem F K Hussem, painter/poet (Steltlopen on Sea), dies at 74
1975Billy West, actor (Jimmy the Gent, Jealousy), dies at 82
1975Fie Carelsen, actress (Malle Gevallen), dies at 85
1976Christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated
1979Ludwig Renn, writer, dies at 90
1982Dave Garroway, TV host (Today Show), dies at 69
1982Jean J A Girault, French director (Gendarme Saint-Tropez), dies at 58
1984Michael Osborne, rock guitarist/vocalist (Axe), dies at 34
1985Mickey Shaughnessy, actor (Chicago Teddy Bears), dies at 65
1985Vicki Vola, actress (Miss Miller-Mr District Attorney)
1986Paulo Correia, Guinee-Bissaus colonel/putschist, executed
1986Virginia Hewitt, actress (Carol-Space Patrol), dies at 60
1990Manuel Puig, Argentina writer (Buenos Aires Affair), dies at 57
1990Sacha Piteoff, dies of heart failure at 70
1990Stanley Shapiro, dies of leukemia at 65
1991Theodore Wilson, dies at 47
1993Henk Kersting, bureau chef (Associated Press-WW II), dies at 88
1993Piet Wielinga, TV producer (Dutch Glory), dies at 56
1993Robert J Glass, film producer (ET), is killed at 53
1994Dorothy Collins, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies at 67
1994John Ernest, constructionist Artist, dies at 72
1994Marjorie Dorothy Chandler Collins, jazz singer, dies at 67
1995Jon Boulle, motorcyclist, dies at 59
1995Elleston Trevor, author, dies
1995Edwin "Russell" House, saxophonist, dies at 65
1996Francis James Claude Piggott, soldier, dies at 85
1996Gerald McArthur, detective, dies at 70
1996Herb Edelman, actor (Odd Couple, St Elsewhere), dies of emphysema 62
1996James Tye, safety expert, dies at 74
1996John Kevin Moorhouse, test pilot, dies at 50
1996Macha Louis Rosenthal, critic/poet, dies at 79
1996Wolf Morris, actor (Padmasambhava-Dr Who), dies at 71

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