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0476 German ruler Odoacer captures Pavia
0476 West Roman Empire formally disbands/emperor Romulus August ousted
1521 Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
1565 Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established
1609 Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay
1619 Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor
1632 Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe
1637 WIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa
1655 New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service
1789 Sir William Herschel discovers Saturn's moon Enceladus
1830 1st locomotive in US, "Tom Thumb," runs from Balt to Ellicotts Mill
1837 Pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufactures Worcester Sauce
1840 9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails
1849 Venice under Daniele Manin surrenders to Austrians under Radetsky, after been under siege since July 20 after proclaiming independence
1850 Richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" premieres at Weimar Germany
1861 Battle of Fort Hatteras NC
1862 Battle of Thoroughfare Gap VA
1862 Battle of Groveton, VA (Manassas Plains) [->AUG 19] US7000 CS7000
1862 Belle Boyd released from Old Capital Prison in Washington, DC
1867 US occupies Midway Islands in Pacific
1879 Battle at Ulundi: Lord Chelmsford beats king Cetshwayo's Zuluz
1883 Slavery banned throughout British Empire
1884 1st known photograph of a tornado is made near Howard SD
1884 Mickey Welsh strikes-out 1st 9 men he faces
1907 United Parcel Service begins service, in Seattle
1908 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass
1911 45.7 cm rainfall at St George, Georgia (state record)
1913 Queen Wilhelmina opens Peace Palace (The Hague)
1914 3rd day of battle at Tannenberg: violent German/Russian battles
1914 Battle at Helgoland: British fleet beats German, 1100 killed
1914 John French evacuate Amiens
1916 Germany declares war on Romania
1916 Italy declares war against Germany during WW I
1917 10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House
1918 Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly
1919 General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa
1920 19th amendment acknowledges women's rights
1921 2nd Pan-African Congress meets (London, Brussels & Paris)
1921 Babe Ruth starts streak of an extra-base hit in 9 straight games
1922 1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4
1922 Albert von Tilzer & Neville Fleesons musical premieres in NYC
1922 WEAF in NYC airs 1st radio coml (Queensboro Realty-$100 for 10 mins)
1925 Meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island
1926 Indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox)
1929 Frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred
1938 Mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria
1938 Northwestern U awards honorary degree to dummy Charlie McCarthy
1938 On Connie Mack Day at Shibe Park, the A's win a doubleheader
1939 "Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division
1939 Netherland mobilizes
1939 Sammy Fain/Jack Yellen's musical "George White's Scandals" premieres
1940 French colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle
1941 8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203)
1941 Last meeting of resistance fighter Comte d'Estienne d'Orves
1942 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100)
1942 Gunther Hagg (Sweden) sets world record for 3,000m (8:01.2)
1942 Transport nr 25 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1943 Denmark, declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers
1943 Mussolini transfered from La Maddalena Sardinia to Gran Sasso
1944 Last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared
1944 US air raid on Ambon
1949 38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
1949 Riot prevents Paul Robeson from singing near Peekskill NY
1950 Earle & Roy Mack, purchase 54% of A's from Connie Mack Jr
1951 Braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000
1951 Pirates snap NY Giants 16 game win streak
1952 German & Israeli reach accord about recovery payments
1952 Jakob Malik succeeds Zorine as Foreign minister
1953 "Me & Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances
1955 1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17
1955 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Tournament
1956 England retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series
1957 Sen Thurmond begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill
1958 Nellie Fox sets record for consecutive games without striking out (98)
1960 White Sox Ted Kluzewski's 3-run HR is disallowed as ump called time
1962 55.9 cm rainfall at Hackberry, Louisiana (state record)
1962 Dr Geza DeKaplany tortures wife with acid
1962 Tony Sheridan & Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)"
1963 200,000 demonstrate for equal rights in Washington, DC
1963 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge connecting Seattle & Bellevue opens
1963 Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream speech" at Lincoln Memorial
1964 Race riot in Philadelphia
1964 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1964 US weather satellite Nimbus 1 launched
1964 WEWS-TV Channel 5's "Upbeat" debuts in Cleveland
1966 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Glass City Golf Classic
1967 Asif Iqbal & Intikhab Alam make 190 stand for 9th wkt v Eng
1967 Boston signs 1st free-agent outfielder Ken Harrelson for $75,000 bonus
1968 1 day marriage of character Murphy Brown
1968 Police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago's Dem Natl Conven
1970 Phillies Larry Bowa steals home for 2nd time in 1970
1972 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1973 "Monster Mash" goes gold
1973 "Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple goes gold
1973 6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527
1973 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1973 India & Pakistan sign POW accord
1973 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1974 Soyuz 15 returns to Earth
1976 NY Cosmos beat Seattle Sounders 2-1 for NASL cup
1976 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1977 Bonnie Lauer wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
1977 NY Yankee Ron Guidry faces just 28 men & beats Texas Rangers 1-0
1977 Nolan Ryan strikes out 300 batters for 5th straight year
1977 NY Cosmos defeat Seattle Sounders, 2-1, at Civic Stadium in Portland Ore, winning their 2nd North American Soccer League championship
1978 Donald Vesco rode 21'-long Kawasaki motorcycle at 318.598 mph
1978 Ja'afar Sharif-Emami appointed premier of Iran
1979 IRA bomb explodes on Brussels Great Market
1979 Train crash at Nijmegen, 7 die
1981 John Hinckley Jr pleads innocent in attempt to kill Pres Reagan
1981 Sebastian Coe of UK sets 1-mi record of 3:47.33 (since broken)
1981 National Centers for Disease Control announces high incidence of Pneumocystis & Kaposi's sarcoma in gay men
1982 "Sugar Babies" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 1208 perfs
1982 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1983 "Mame" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 41 performances
1983 Greg Luzinski is 1st player to put 3 HRs onto roof at Comiskey Park
1983 Israeli PM Menachem Begin announces resignation
1983 Joseph Kreckman sets record of 2,215 clay pigeons shot in an hour
1983 Pat Bradley wins Columbia Savings Golf Classic
1984 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1986 Bolivia president Victor Paz Estensoro calls state of siege
1986 Largest wrestling crowd in Canada (69,300) at Toronto Stadium
1986 Tina Turner's star unveiled in Hollywood
1986 US Navy officer Jerry A Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying
1987 Mike Schmidt passes Ted Williams & Willie McCovey with 522 HRs
1988 40th Emmy Awards: 30something, Wonder Years & Richard Kiley
1988 70 killed in crash of 3 Italian AF fighters at air show in Germany
1988 88th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Eric Meeks
1988 Italian stunt flyers crashes in flames in West Germany, killing 50
1988 Patty Jordan wins LPGA Ocean State Golf Open
1988 Rosie Jones wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship
1989 1st regular-season matchup of defending Cy Young Award winners
1989 Frank Viola & Mets outduel Orel Hershiser & Dodgers 1-0
1990 Cub's Ryne Sandberg is 1st 2nd baseman to hit 30 HRs, consecutively
1990 Stefan Edberg (#1 seeded player) loses in 1st round to Alex Volkov
1991 Lexington Ave IRT subway train derails at Union Square, 5 die
1991 Red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher
1992 Test Cricket debut of Muttiah Muralitharan, vs Australia at Colombo
1993 Dam breaks in Qinghai West China, 223 killed
1993 Jakovlev-42 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 76 killed
1993 Long Beach Calif beats Panama for little league world championship
1993 Singapore vice-premier Teng Cheong elected president
1994 1st Japanese gay pride parade
1994 22nd du Maurier Golf Classic: Martha Nause
1994 94th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods
1995 Last day of Test Cricket for Richie Richardson
1995 Northants 7-781 decl defeat Nottinghamshire 527 & 157
1996 Liam Botham takes 5-67 on 1st-class debut Hants v Middlesex
1997 32nd Ryder Cup: at Sotogrande Spain
1997 Belgian amusement park riders were stuck upside down for 90 minutes

Famous birthdays for this day Events  Deaths

0865Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian physician
1476Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)
1592George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)
1673Conrad Michael Schneider, composer
1700Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer
1713Louis A A Count d'Affry, French general/ambassador to Netherland
1748Amalia Frstin von Gallitzin, wife of Russian monarch Golitsyn
1749Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Frankfurt, social philosopher (Faust)
1754Peter Winter, composer
1774Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975)
1775Sophie Gail, composer
1794Johannes Zwijsen, archbishop (Utrecht Netherlands)
1795Joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond
1798Gershom Jaques Van Brunt, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1863
1801Antoine A Cournot, French philosopher/mathematician (rule of Cournot)
1824Carel JCH van Nispen of Sevenaer, Dutch Catholic politician
1826Walter Cecil Macfarren, composer
1827Teresa Milanollo, composer
1828Leo Tolstoi, Russian writer (War & Peace, Anna Karenina) [OS]
1828William Alexander Hammond, Brig General (Union Army), died in 1900
1829Albert Dietrich, composer
1831Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer
1831Lucy Ware Webb Hayes, 1st lady (1877-81)
1833Edward Burne-Jones, England, Pre-Raphaelite painter/designer
1840Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns)
1842Willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist
1860Marianne V von Werefkin, Russian/German/Swiss painter [OS]
1872Alfred Baldwin Sloan, composer
1878George Hoyt Whipple, US, astrophysicist (Nobel-1934)
1881Arne Eggen, composer
1882Carl W de Vries, Dutch jurist (Unknown Thorbecke)
1882Ernst Weiá, writer
1883E E Clive, Monmouthshire Wales, actor (Night Must Fall, Dark Hour)
1885Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer
1887Daniel Zamudio, composer
1889Charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park)
1890Ivor Gurney, composer
1891Stanley Andrews, Chicago IL, actor (Shine on Harvest Moon)
1894Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower)
1894Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor/composer
1897Morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers)
1898Ludwig Turek, writer
1901Cornelis J Kelk, Dutch writer (Dance of Young Feet)
1901Paul Henry Lang, Budapest, critic/musicologist (NY Herald Tribune)
1903Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer
1905Cyril Walters, cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's)
1905Sam Levene, Russia, actor (Demon, Gung Ho, Boomerang)
1906John Betjeman, poet laureate of England (Mt Zion)
1907Philip A Edwards, Brit Guiana, runner (Olympic-bronze-1928, 32, 36)
1908Roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds)
1911Jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician
1911Joseph MAH Luns, foreign minister/secr-general (NATO)
1912Ruurd Faber, mayor of Aalten (1971-75)
1913John Terence Reese, bridge master
1913Lindsay Hassett, cricketer (great Australian bat & capt after Bradman)
1913Richard Tucker, [Reuben Ticker], Brooklyn NY, Tenor (NY Met Opera)
1914Glenn Osser, Munising Mich, orch leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue)
1916C Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28]
1916Jack [Holbrook] Vance, US, sci-fi author (2 Hugo, Dirdir, Pnume)
1917Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America)
1918Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician
1919Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line)
1921Joop Doderer, Velsen Netherlands, actor (Swiebertje)
1921Nancy Kulp, Harrisburg PA, actress (Miss Hathaway-Beverly Hillbillies)
1924Janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry)
1924Peggy Ryan, Long Beach Calif, actress (Jenny-Hawaii Five-0)
1924Tony MacGibbon, NZ cricket fast bowler (took 70 wickets in 1950's)
1924Vilayat Khan, composer
1925Arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika)
1925John Gillett, film researcher
1925Marvin Davis, Newark NJ, CEO (Davis Oil Company)
1928James Wild, music teacher
1929Istv n Kertész, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Budapest Opera 1953-57)
1929Rokie Roker, Miami Fla, actress (Helen-Jeffersons)
1930Ben Gazzara, NYC, actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII)
1931John Perkins, rocker (Crew Cuts)
1931John Shirley-Quirk, Liverpool England, baritone (Death in Venice)
1932Andy Bathgate, Canada, NY Ranger (1958 NHL MVP)
1932Carlene Polite, US dancer/activist/author (Sister X)
1932[Moriyuki] Pat Morita, Isleton CA, actor (Hiroshima, Karate Kid)
1936Harry McLevy, trade Unionist
193712th duke of Argyll, Scottish Campbell-captain/large landowner
1939Cassie Mackin, newswoman (NBC TV)
1939Clem Cattini, rocker
1939Edward Patten, US soul singer (Gladys Knight & the Pips)
1940Richard Sanders, actor (Les Nessman-WKRP)
1940William S Cohen, (Sen-R Maine, 1979- )
1941Paul Peter Plishka, Old Forge Penn, bass (Bronx Botanical Gardens)
1943Anne "Honey" Lantree, rocker
1943David Soul, [Solberg] Chicago, actor (Starsky & Hutch)
1943Lou Pinella, Yankee manager (1969 AL rookie of the year)
1945Bruno Nuytten, director (Camille Claudel)
1947Alice Playton, NYC, actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name)
1948Daniel Seraphine, Chicago, rock drummer (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now)
1948Murray Parker, cricketer (brother of John Three Tests for NZ 1976)
1948Vonda N[eel] McIntyre, US, sci-fi author (Star Trek II, III, IV)
1949Hugh Cornwell, rocker (The Stranglers-Dreamtime)
1950Ron "Louisiana Lightning" Guidry, Yankee pitcher (Cy Young 1978)
1951Dave Hlubek, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)
1951Wayne Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)
1953Gates McFadden, Columbus Ohio, actress (Star Trek Next Generation)
1956Beverley Goddard-Callender, Barbados, 4x100m (Olympic-bronze-1980, 84)
1957Daniel Stern, Stamford Ct, actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years)
1957Rick Rossovich, Palo Alto CA, actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER)
1958Scott Scovell Hamilton, Toledo Oh, ice skater (Olympic-gold-1984)
1959Mary Murphy, Birmingham MI, LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open-5th)
1960Cunningham T Ngcukana, South African worker's union leader
1960Emma Samms, [Samuels], London, actress (Colby's, General Hospital)
1960Leroy Chiao, Milwaukee Wisc, astronaut (STS 65, 72, sk: 92)
1961Kim Appleby, rocker (Mel & Kim-Coming to America)
1962Richard Elliott Fehr, Seattle WA, PGA golfer (1986 BC Open)
1963Abe Button, soccer player (Vitesse)
1963Regina Marie Jacobs, LA CA, 800m/1500m runner (Olympics-10th-1996)
1963Reyna Thompson, NFL cornerback (NY Giants)
1964Lee MacLeod Janzen, Austin MN, PGA golfer (1993 US Open)
1965James Jagger, son of Mick Jagger & Jerry Hall
1966Jerry Fehily, rocker (Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go)
1966Teresa Zarzeczny Bell, Washington Crossing NJ, rower (Oly-silver-1996)
1967Chris Armstrong, CFL slot back (Montreal Alouettes)
1967Darren Lewis, Berkeley CA, outfielder (Chic White Sox)
1968Scarlet Annette Morgan, Pfafftown NC, Miss NC-America-1991
1968Tom Fitzgerald, Melrose, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
1969Jason Priestley, Vancouver BC, actor (Brandon-Beverly Hills 90210)
1969Mary McCartney, daughter of Beatle Paul McCartney
1969Pierre Turgeon, Rouyn, NHL center (NY Islanders, Montreal Canadiens)
1970Gavin Maxwell, Mississauga Ontario, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1970Jaime Fields, NFL/WLAF linebacker (KC Chiefs, Scotland Claymores)
1971Janet Evans, Fullerton CA, 400m/800m swimmer (Oly-4 gold-88, 92, 96)
1971Olaf Sheep, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, NAC)
1971Raul Marquez, Mexico, US boxer (Olympic-92)
1971Scott Eldredge, Chatham Mass, 1996 World Mens' Champion
1971Shane Andrews, Dallas TX, infielder (Montreal Expos)
1971Todd Eldredge, Chatham Mass, figure skater (1997 National Sr champ)
1972Darby Hendrickson, Richfield Minn, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)
1972Mike Cawley, CFL quarterback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1974Mark Smith, defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
1982Le Ann Rimes, country singer (Blue, Holiday in Your Heart)

Famous deaths for this day Events  Birthdays

0388 Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed
0430 Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75
0876 Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies
1065 Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)
1481 Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies
1484 Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered
1539 Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75
1544 Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
1550 Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies
1646 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53
1647 Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53
1654 Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71
1676 Joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57
1677 Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54
1767 Johann Schobert, composer, dies
1778 Jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies
1793 Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies
1798 James Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 55
1803 Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies
1818 Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies
1885 Julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66
1900 Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Women on University), dies
1903 August Labitzky, composer, dies at 70
1914 Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS]
1914 Anatoli Liadov, composer, dies at 59
1916 Francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies
1919 Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies
1922 Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80
1930 Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies
1943 Boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies
1944 Ernst Thälmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald
1951 Robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32
1955 Emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi
1958 Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67
1959 Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68
1960 Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81
1961 Thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies
1964 Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen), dies at 62
1964 Lumsden Hare, actor (Oregon Trail, Desert Fox), dies at 89
1967 Charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies
1967 Paul Muni [Muni Weisenfreund] actor (Good Earth), dies at 71
1968 John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies
1968 Nick Castle, choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland), dies at 58
1969 Clarence R Hennecke, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74
1971 Nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies
1972 William HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29
1978 Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78
1979 Simonow, writer, dies
1982 G W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies
1982 Nini de Boël, Flemish operetta singer (White Horse), dies at 84
1983 Jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66
1985 Ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88
1987 John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81
1988 Hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98
1988 Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v England 1933), dies
1990 Willy Vandersteen, Flemish cartoonist (Suske & Wiske), dies
1991 Christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies
1991 Eleanor Berry, actress (Death Valley Days), dies
1993 René Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80
1994 David Wright, poet, dies at 74
1994 Jean-Marie Vincent, Haitian pater, murdered
1994 Pieter de Cort, Belgian rock guitarist (Betty Goes Green), dies at 25
1995 Agnes Patrick, campaigner, dies at 85
1995 Michael Ende, German writer (Neverending Story), dies at 65
1995 Michael VerMeulen, journalist, dies at 38
1996 Lynda Carr, educationist, dies at 50
1996 Phyllis Pearsall, painter/writer, dies at 89

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