Ken Fussichen's History Of The Day For
January 7th

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754*Pope Stefanus II arrives in Ponthion.Ref: 5
1325*Afonso IV succeeds Dionysius as king of Portugal.Ref: 5
1450*In Scotland, the University of Glasgow was founded.Ref: 5
1566*Antonio Michaele Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V.Ref: 5
1584*Last day of the Julian calendar in Bohemia & Holy Roman empire.Ref: 5
1598*Boris Godunov seizes the Russian throne on death of Feodore I.Ref: 5
1608*Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia.Ref: 5
1618*Francis Bacon becomes English lord chancellor.Ref: 5
1698*Russian Czar Peter the Great departs Netherlands to England.Ref: 5
1782*The Bank of North America opened in Philadelphia, making it the first commercial bank in the United States.Ref: 4
1784*First US seed business established by David Landreth, Philadelphia.Ref: 5
1789*The first US presidential election was held. Americans voted for electors who, a month later, chose George Washington to be the nation's first president.Ref: 70
1817*2nd Bank of the United States opens.Ref: 5
1822*First printing in Hawaii.Ref: 5
1822*Liberia colonized by Americans.Ref: 5
1830*The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co begins carrying revenue traffic - 1st US Railroad Station (Baltimore MD).Ref: 5
1842*Cleveland's Plain Dealer begins publication. 
1856*In London, famed English Baptist preacher Charles H. Spurgeon, 22, married Susannah Thompson, one of the parishioners at the New Park Street Baptist Chapel, where he was pastoring.Ref: 5
1857*The London General Omnibus Company begins operation.Ref: 17
1865*Cheyenne and Sioux warriors attack the Cavalry of Iowa Volunteers at Julesburg, CO, in retaliation for the Sand Creek Massacre.Ref: 2
1868*Arkansas constitutional convention meets in Little Rock.Ref: 5
1868*Mississippi constitutional convention meets in Jackson.Ref: 5
1879*Dutch King Willem II marries Emma von Waldeck-Pyrmont.Ref: 5
1895*Korea claims its independence from China.Ref: 17
1901*New York stock exchange trading exceeds two million shares for the first time in history.Ref: 2
1902 Imperial Court of China returns to Peking after the Boxer Rebellion. The Empress Dowager resumes her reign.Ref: 2
1904 The distress signal, “CQD”, was established this day. It didn’t last long. Four years later, “SOS” became the radio distress signal because it was quicker to transmit by wireless radio and could not be misinterpreted.Ref: 4
1906*(Haywood Trial) The state of Idaho hires America's most famous detective, James McParland of the Pinkerton Detective Agency, to head the investigation of Steunenberg's assassination. He arrives in Boise two days later.Ref: 87
1911 Dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam.Ref: 5
1914 First steamboat passes through the Panama Canal.Ref: 5
1923*Baltimore Sun warns of Ku Klux Klan.Ref: 5
1929 First telephone connection between Netherlands & East Indies.Ref: 5
1934*Six-thousand pastors in Berlin defy the Nazis insisting that they will not be muzzled.Ref: 2
1934*Princess Juliana marries German prince Bernhard von Lippe-Biesterfeld.Ref: 5
1934*Converted major league baseball player Billy Sunday, at age 72, began a two-week revival at Calvary Baptist Church in NY City. (Sunday was an evangelist from 1893 until his death in 1935.).Ref: 5
1936*Tennis champs Helen Moody & Howard Kinsley volley 2,001 times (1h18m).Ref: 5
1939*US worker's union leader Tom Mooney freed (jailed since 1916).Ref: 5
1941*In England, the four-day Anglican gathering known as the Malvern Conference opened. It was presided over by Archbishop William Temple.Ref: 5
1946*Cambodia becomes autonomous state inside French Union.Ref: 5
1948*US President Truman raises taxes for Marshall-plan.Ref: 5
1952*French Plevin government falls.Ref: 5
1953*President Harry Truman announced in his State of the Union address that the United States had developed a hydrogen bomb.Ref: 70
1955*The first atomic submarine, the U.S.S. Nautilus, sets sailRef: 62
1959*The United States recognized Fidel Castro's new government in Cuba.Ref: 70
1961*Trucial States (now UAE) issue their first postage stamps.Ref: 5
1962*Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, fails.Ref: 5
1963*First class postage raised from 4¢ to 5¢.Ref: 5
1964*Bahamas achieves internal self-government & cabinet responsibility.Ref: 5
1965*France announces it will convert $150 million of its currency to gold.Ref: 5
1968*1st class postage raised from 5¢ to 6¢.Ref: 5
1969*US Congress doubles presidential salary.Ref: 5
1969*France bars the sale of military weapons to Israel.Ref: 17
1970*Neighbors of New York landowner Max Yasgur sued him for $35,000 for property damage caused by ‘flower children’ who attended the August 1969 Woodstock Festival. More than 450,000 people attended the three-day event.Ref: 4
1971*-40ºF (-40ºC), Hawley Lake AZ (state record).Ref: 5
1971*The US Court of Appeals orders a ban on all usage of the pesticide DDT, until its effects on public health have been studied.Ref: 17
1972*(US Supreme Court Justice) Lewis F Powell Jr and William Hubbs Rehnquist become the 99th and 100th Supreme Court Justices.Ref: 5
1973 British Darts Organization founded in North London.Ref: 5
1973*World record auction price for car; Earl Clark purchases Mercedes owned by Hitler for $153,000.Ref: 10
1974 Dutch rations gasoline.Ref: 5
1977 Human Rights Charter '77 established in Prague.Ref: 5
1977*A 347.5% cost of living rise is reported during 1976 in Argentina.Ref: 17
1978 Angola revises its constitution.Ref: 5
1980*Minnesota ends Philadelphia Flyers' NHL record 35 game unbeaten streak ends.Ref: 5
1983*Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala.Ref: 5
1985*GM launches the Saturn Corporation as a wholly owned but independent subsidiary.Ref: 3
1986*Netherlands Bank issues 250 guilder notes.Ref: 5
1986*US President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya.Ref: 5
1986*Russian dissident, Anatoly Shcharansky, is sent to a labor camp for his participation in a hunger strike.Ref: 17
1987*Government sources said the combined local, state, and national debt had risen to $10,047 per person in the U.S.; the Federal debt, alone, amounting to $7,650 per person.Ref: 4
1987*French airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum.Ref: 5
1987*President Ronald Reagan underwent prostate surgery at Bethesda Naval Hospital.Ref: 70
1989*The Dodge Viper is introduced at the North American International Automobile Show.Ref: 3
1989*British Midland Boeing 737 crashes on Motorway.Ref: 5
1989*Akhito becomes emperor of Japan.Ref: 5
1990 The Tower of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far. The closing of the monument allowed “the work of consolidation of the foundations and reduction of the inclination.” The tower reopened on Dec 15, 2001 to guided visits only (with a maximum of 30 people), accompanied by employed personnel (the visit takes about 35 minutes). The work, at a cost of more than 27,370,000 Euro, decreased the leaning of the tower by 40.6 centimeters. The tower began to lean at the beginning of its construction in 1173 because of the marshy ground on which it rests and the inclination had continued to increase each year up to the decision to intervene in 1990.Ref: 4
1992*President Bush arrived in Japan on a tough-talk trade mission.Ref: 64
1996*A major blizzard paralyzed the Eastern United States. More than 100 deaths were later blamed on the severe weather.Ref: 70
1996*16th United Negro College Fund raises $12,600,000.Ref: 5
1997*Newt Gingrich overcame dissension in the GOP ranks to become the first Republican re-elected House speaker in 68 years.Ref: 70
1998*Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky signed an affidavit denying she had an affair with President Clinton.Ref: 70
1999*President Clinton's impeachment trial began in the Senate. He was ultimately acquitted of charges of perjury and obstruction of justice.Ref: 70
2000*The 17th Karmapa, a 14-year-old Tibetan Buddhist leader, fled Chinese-ruled Tibet for India, becoming the most significant defector since his predecessor, the current Dalai Lama, in 1959.Ref: 70
2001*President-elect George W. Bush's transition team acknowledged that Labor Secretary-designate Linda Chavez had provided housing and financial aid to an illegal immigrant (Chavez ended up withdrawing her nomination).Ref: 64
2002*Yves Saint Laurent announced his retirement and closure of the fashion house he'd started 40 years earlier.Ref: 70
2003*USA Today reports on page 7A that Kuwait is requesting smallpox vaccine to guard its citizens agains a possible biological attack from Iraq.Ref: 13
2003*Police announced they had found traces of the deadly poison ricin in a north London apartment and arrested six men.Ref: 70
2004*A 57-year old man known only as "Jahil" is found alive after being buried for 13 days in the rubble of an Iranian earthquake. (USA Today, p 6A, 1/09/2004)Ref: 33
1610*Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei, 46, discovered four satellites of Jupiter with the aid of the newly invented telescope. His discovery revolutionized astronomy, and led Galileo to adopt the Copernican (heliocentric) model of the solar system in place of the older, less adequate, Ptolemaic (earth-centered) view.Ref: 5
1714*The typewriter is patented by Englishman Henry Mill (built years later).Ref: 5
1785*French aeronaut/balloonist Jean-Pierre Blanchard successfully makes the first air-crossing of the English Channel from the English coast to France.Ref: 4
1890*W B Purvis patents the fountain pen.Ref: 5
1894*W.K. Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film. A demonstration included a 47-frame film (about 2 seconds) that showed comedian Fred Ott filmed sneezing.Ref: 4
1911*Myron S. Crissy drops a live bomb on a dummy target near San Fransisco.Ref: 49
1913*William M Burton patents a process to "crack" petroleum.Ref: 5
1927*31 calls were made on this, the first day of (commercial short wave) transatlantic telephone service. Service began between New York and London.Ref: 4
1944*The U.S. Air Force announces the production of the first jet-fighter, Bell P-59 Airacomet. The U.S. Air Force announces the production of the first jet-fighter, Bell P-59 Airacomet.Ref: 2
1949*The announcement of the first photograph of genes was presented at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles (UCLA).Ref: 4
1954*The Duoscopic TV receiver was unveiled. The TV set allowed a person or group to watch two different shows at the same time. It was a primitive, picture-in-picture, split-screen that was tested in New York City and Chicago. The set was a product of DuMont Laboratories; which owned the DuMont Television Network.Ref: 4
1958*The Flying V guitar, which is a favorite of rock musicians, was patented this day by the Gibson Guitar Company.Ref: 4
1968*Surveyor 7 is launched. It lands on the Moon near the lunar crater Tycho two days later. This marks the end of American unmanned exploration of the Moon's surface.Ref: 40
1972*President Richard Nixon ordered development of the space shuttle.Ref: 70
1985*Intel was the first to copyright a chip mask. It was for a 256K EPROMRef: 62
1985*Japanese space probe Sakigake launched to Halley's comet.Ref: 5
1986*STS 61-C mission scrubbed at T -9m because of weather problems.Ref: 5
1992*AT&T releases video-telephone ($1499).Ref: 5
1558*The French, under Francois, the Duke of Guise, finally take the port of Calais, the last English possession in France, from the English.Ref: 2
1579 England signs an offensive & defensive alliance with the Netherlands.Ref: 5
1601*Robert, Earl of Essex leads revolt in London against Queen Elizabeth.Ref: 5
1622 Germany & Transylvania sign Peace of Nikolsburg.Ref: 5
1761 Battle at Panipat India Afghan army beats Mahratten, ending Mogul rule.Ref: 5
1807*Responding to Napoleon Bonaparte's attempted blockade of the British Isles, the British blockade Continental Europe.Ref: 2
1841*The British seize 10 forts at Chuenpi, China, in the first of the Opium Wars.Ref: 17
1861*Florida troops takeover Fort Marion at St Augustine.Ref: 5
1862*Battle of Manassas Junction VA.Ref: 5
1862*Romney Campaign-Stonewall Jackson march towards Romney WV.Ref: 5
1916*German troops conquer Fort Vaux at Verdun.Ref: 5
1918*The Germans move 75,000 troops from the East Front to the Western Front.Ref: 2
1920*The captial of the Don Cossacks, Nove 'Tcherksk, is taken by Soviet forces during the Russian Revolution.Ref: 17
1942*Japanese attack Bataan in the Philippines. (XDG, p 4A, 1/7/2001)Ref: 83
1945*Lord Haw-Haw reports total German victory at Ardennen.Ref: 5
1945*U.S. air ace Major Thomas B. McGuire, Jr. is killed in the Pacific.Ref: 2
1952*French forces in Indochina launch Operation Violette in an effort to push Viet Minh forces away from the town of Ba Vi.Ref: 2
1975*Vietnamese troops take Phuoc Binh in new full-scale offensive.Ref: 2
1979*Vietnamese forces captured the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, overthrowing the Khmer Rouge government.Ref: 18
1985*Vietnam seizes the Khmer National Liberation Front headquarters near the Thai border.Ref: 2
1991 Haiti coup defeated.Ref: 5
1991*Soviet paratroopers sent to Baltic Republics.Ref: 5
1992 Serb forces shot down a European Community helicopter in Croatia, killing five truce observers.Ref: 64
1887 Thomas Stevens completed the first worldwide bicycle trip, after starting his trek in April 1884. Stevens and his trusty bike traveled 13,500 miles, arriving back in San Francisco, California almost three years later. Now, what we want to know is pretty obvious: How’d he cross the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans on a bike? Where’d he keep his food? Where’d he sleep?Ref: 4
1910*Ottawa Senators sweep Galt in 2 games for the Stanley Cup.Ref: 5
1924*The Indians trade catcher Steve O'Neill, second baseman Bill Wambsganns and pitcher Danny Boone to the Red Sox for first baseman George Burns, second baseman Chick Fewster and catcher Al Walters.Ref: 1
1927*Harlem Globetrotters, clown princes of basketball, play first exhibition game in Hinckley, IL.Ref: 5
1932 First game played at Orchard Lake Curling Club, Michigan.Ref: 5
1933*Baseball commissioner Judge Landis voluntarily cuts his pay by forty percent; the action is seen as a signal all salaries will be reduced during the depression years.Ref: 1
1945*Cuban Almendares outfielder Roberto Ortiz violently attacks homeplate umpire Bernardino Rodriguez and knocks him unconsciousRef: 1
1961*First NFL Playoff Bowl (runner-up bowl)-Detroit beats Cleveland 17-16.Ref: 5
1962*AFL Pro Bowl West beats East 47-27.Ref: 5
1964*Dick Weber rolls highest bowling game in the air (Boeing 707).Ref: 5
1966 Gene Kiniski beats Lou Thesz in St Louis MO, to become NWA champ.Ref: 5
1971*During an off-season basketball game, Red outfielder Bobby Tolan ruptures his Achilles tendon and will miss the entire 1971 season.Ref: 1
1972*Los Angeles Lakers chalk up 33rd consecutive win (NBA record).Ref: 5
1973*Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational.Ref: 5
1978*Mate Parlob of Yugoslavia KO's Miguel Cuello in Milan, Italy for the light-heavyweight boxing title.Ref: 97
1979*In the AFC title game, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Houston Oilers 34-5 for a Super Bowl trip and their third AFC championship title. They played in a steady rain at Three Rivers Stadium. In the NFC championship game, the Dallas Cowboys shut out the Los Angeles Rams 28-0. (The Steelers beat the Cowboys 35-31 in Super Bowl XIII Jan 21.)Ref: 4
1983 Australia regain the Ashes with a 2-1 series win vs England.Ref: 5
1985*Lou Brock & Hoyt Wilhelm are elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame.Ref: 5
1989*NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers longest win streak (11); Cavaliers block 21 New York Knick shots tying NBA regulation game record.Ref: 5
1989*Cleveland Cavaliers block 21 New York Knick shots tying NBA regulation game record.Ref: 5
1990 Lynn Jennings runs world record 5K indoor at 15 22.64.Ref: 5
1991*Pete Rose leaves is released from federal prison in Marion IL and checks into a halfway house in Cincinnati to complete his sentence for cheating on his taxes. (XDG, p 4A, 1/7/2001)Ref: 83
1992*Pitchers Tom Seaver and Rollie Fingers were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame.Ref: 5
1994 US female Figure Skating championship won by Tonya Harding.Ref: 5
1998*An investor group led by Thomas O. Hicks agrees to acquire the Texas Rangers in a $250 million transaction.Ref: 86
1630*Composer Pier Cavalli marries rich widow Maria Sosomeno.Ref: 5
1842*Gioacchino Rossini's opera "Stabat Mater" premieres in Paris.Ref: 5
1888*Fiction: Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Valley of Fear" (BG).Ref: 5
1888 "The Players", a club for New York theatrical people, is founded.Ref: 17
1893 Hermann Sudermanns "Heimat" premieres in Berlin.Ref: 5
1896*Fanny Farmer publishes her 1st cookbook.Ref: 5
1899*Walter Camp publishes his first All-American football team in Collier's.Ref: 5
1903*Vincent d'Indy's opera "L'etranger" premieres in Brussel.Ref: 5
1903*Fiction: Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier" (BG).Ref: 5
1906 Harry Houdini’s fame as the “King of Handcuffs” is assured when he escapes from the Washington, D.C., jail cell of President James Garfield’s assassin, Charles Guiteau.Ref: 2
1907*Clyde Fitch' "Truth" premieres in New York City NY.Ref: 5
1925*Musical "Big Boy" with Al Jolson premieres in New York City NY.Ref: 5
1926*George Burns and Gracie Allen were married by a Justice of the Peace in Cleveland, Ohio. (Gottfried, Martin, "George Burns and the Hundred Year Dash", (c) 1996, ISBN 0-684-81483-8) 
1929*The debut of Buck Rogers 2429 A.D. took place in newspapers around the U.S. this day. The comic strip title was later changed to Buck Rogers in the 25th Century.Ref: 4
1929*"Tarzan," one of the 1st adventure comic strips, 1st appears.Ref: 5
1930*Edwin Justus Mayer's "Children of Darkness" premieres in New York City NY.Ref: 5
1933 First edition of People & Fatherland published in Netherlands.Ref: 5
1933*Louis Gruenberg's opera, "The Emporer Jones", is produced at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.Ref: 17
1934*Flash Gordon" comic strip (by Alex Raymond) debuts.Ref: 5
1935*Zöe Akins' "Old Maid" premieres in New York City NY.Ref: 5
1940*The gate to Gene Autry’s Melody Ranch opened. The ‘singing cowboy’ would entertain on CBS radio for the next 16 years.Ref: 4
1941 The NBC Blue radio network presented the first installment of The Squeaky Door. You might not remember the show by its original title, but how about when it became known as Inner Sanctum?Ref: 4
1941*Good-for-Nothin’-Joe was recorded by the sultry Lena Horne. She sang the classic song with Charlie Barnet and his orchestra on Bluebird Records.Ref: 4
1950*Ernest Tubb and Hank Snow make their first appearances at The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN.Ref: 4
1950*"Happy as Larry" closes at Coronet Theater New York City NY after 3 performances.Ref: 5
1955*The first black singer at the Metropolitan Opera was Marian Anderson (in her debut), who appeared as Ulrica in Verdi’s The Masked Ball.Ref: 4
1962 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to John Hall Wheelock.Ref: 5
1966 Dance Theatre of Harlem debuts.Ref: 5
1967*The "Newlywed Game" premieres on ABC TV.Ref: 5
1968*"GE College Bowl" quiz show premieres on NBC TV.Ref: 5
1973*"Purlie" closes at Billy Rose Theater New York City NY after 14 performances.Ref: 5
1973 US poet James Merrill wins Bollingen Prize.Ref: 5
1975 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to AR Ammons (Sphere).Ref: 5
1975*Gary Geld & Peter Udell's musical "Shenandoah" premieres at Alvin Theater New York City NY for 1050 performances.Ref: 5
1975*Led Zeppelin fans riot before Boston concert, causing $30,000 damage.Ref: 5
1982*"Fame" premieres on NBC TV.Ref: 5
1985*Yul Brynner returned to the stage this night as The King and I returned to where Yul first began his reign, 33 years before. Through his career to that date, Brynner appeared in 4,434 shows without missing a single performance.Ref: 4
1985*Dayton, Ohio’s Phil Donahue, broadcast the first of his long-running talkfests from New York City, his new home base.Ref: 4
1991*"Nia Peeples Party Machine" premieres on TV.Ref: 5
1995*"Christmas Carol" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City NY after 18 performances.Ref: 5
1995*"Passion" closes at Plymouth Theater New York City NY after 280 performances.Ref: 5
1996*"Crazy after You" closes at Shubert Theater New York City NY after 1622 performances.Ref: 5
1996*"Fool Moon" closes at Ambassador Theater New York City NY.Ref: 5
1355*Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester, is born.Ref: 10
1502*The man who would later become Pope Gregory XIII and introduce the Gregorian calendar is born.Ref: 17
1528*Jeanne d'Albret queen of Navarra/mother of French King Henry IV, is born.Ref: 5
1539*Sebastián de Covarrubias Horozco Spanish lexicographer, is born.Ref: 5
1611*James Harrington, England, political author (Commonwealth of Oceans), is born.Ref: 5
1612*Paul de La Pierre composer, is born.Ref: 5
1634*Adam Krieger German composer, is born.Ref: 5
1652*Pavao Vitezovic Croatia, writer/historian, is born.Ref: 5
1653*Bernhard Albinus Germany, court-physician (Frederick of Prussia), is born.Ref: 5
1685 Gerard George Clifford Dutch director of East India Company, is born.Ref: 5
1710*Josef Antonin Sehling composer, is born.Ref: 5
1718*Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War hero who planned the fortifications at the Battle of Bunker Hill and told his men, "don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes", is born.Ref: 2
1745*Johann Christian Fabricius, Dutch entomologist, is born.Ref: 70
1745*Jacques Etienne Montgolfier, French inventor who, with his brother, launched the first successful hot-air balloon, is born.Ref: 17
1768*Joseph Boneparte, King of Naples, 1806-08, King of Spain, 1808-13, brother of Napoleon, is born.Ref: 17
1794*Eilhardt Mitscherlich, German chemist, noted for experiments in chemical geology, is born.Ref: 17
1799*Daniel Tyler Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1882, is born.Ref: 5
1800*Millard Fillmore, 13th president of the United States (Whig, 1850-53), is born in Summerhill, New York.Ref: 70
1808*Jacob Ammen Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1894, is born.Ref: 5
1816*Stephen Miller Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1881, is born.Ref: 5
1821*Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891, is born.Ref: 5
1822*Lucius C M Bakker Frisian physician/author (Goethe), is born.Ref: 5
1822*Theodor Aufrecht German indologist (Rigveda's Hymns), is born.Ref: 5
1824*James Morrison Hawes Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1889, is born.Ref: 5
1830*Albert Bierstadt Germany, painter (US landscapes), is born.Ref: 5
1830*(Samuel) Emerson Opdycke Brevet Major General (Union volunteers), is born.Ref: 5
1842*Johan Lindegren composer, is born.Ref: 5
1844*St Bernadette of Lourdes (Marie-Bernarde Soubirous) French nun, religious visionary, is born.Ref: 68
1845*Louis III last king of Bavaria (1913-18), is born.Ref: 5
1845*Paul Deusen German philosopher (Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft), is born.Ref: 5
1853*Nikolai Arkas composer, is born.Ref: 5
1854*Herbert John Gladstone, English statesman, is born.Ref: 70
1855*Eliëzer Ben-Jehuda [Perelmann], Latvia, writer (1st Hebrew newspaper), is born.Ref: 5
1860*Emanuil Mandlov composer, is born.Ref: 5
1863*Konstantin Stanislavsky, Russian actor, director and co-founder of the Moscow Art Theatre, is born.Ref: 17
1868 Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski Polish/German orientalist, is born.Ref: 5
1871*85 ?ile Borel 1/7/1871 2/3/1956 French mathematicianRef: 70
1873*Adolph Zukor, the American entrepreneur who built the Paramount movie empire, is born.Ref: 70
1873*Charles Pierre Péguy, Orléans France, Catholic writer (God Speaks), is born.Ref: 5
1875*Thomas Hicks English/US marathon runner (Olympics-gold-1904), is born.Ref: 5
1876*William Yeates Hurlstone composer, is born.Ref: 5
1877*Johannes F Buziau Dutch cabaret performer (1 great dog), is born.Ref: 5
1879*St Bernadette (Marie-Bernarde Soubirous) 1844, religious visionary, is born.Ref: 5
1883*Andrew Browne Irish/British admiral (WWII), is born.Ref: 5
1890*Henny Porten Magdeburg Germany, silent screen star (Deception), is born.Ref: 5
1890*Maurice E McLoughlin tennis champ (US Open-1912), is born.Ref: 5
1892*Rudolf Moser composer, is born.Ref: 5
1894*Jose Rozo Contreras composer, is born.Ref: 5
1895*Marie-Dominique Chenu French Roman Catholic theologist, is born.Ref: 5
1896*Arnold Ridley Bath England, actor/dramatist (The Ghost Train), is born.Ref: 5
1898*Art Baker New York City NY, TV host (You Asked For It), is born.Ref: 5
1898*Geronimo Baqueiro Foster composer, is born.Ref: 5
1899*Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches), is born.Ref: 5
1899*Kenneth Thomson Pittsburgh PA, actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant), is born.Ref: 5
1900*Yves Tanguy, French Surrealist painter, is born.Ref: 70
1902*Stella Gibbons, English novelist and poet, is born.Ref: 70
1903*Alan Napier Birmingham England, actor (Alfred-Batman), is born.Ref: 5
1903*Albrecht Haushofer writer, is born.Ref: 5
1903*Shalva Azmayparashvili composer, is born.Ref: 5
1903*Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov composer, is born.Ref: 5
1903*Zora Neal Hurston, US anthropologist, author, is born.Ref: 17
1905*Francis Taylor builder, is born.Ref: 5
1907*Nicanor Zabaleta San Sebastian, Spain, harpist, is born.Ref: 5
1908*Henry Allen, American jazz musician, is born.Ref: 70
1910*Alain de Rothschild, France, banker/baron, is born.Ref: 5
1910*Orval Faubus (Gov-AR), led resistance to Supreme Court-mandated desegregation of educational institutions, is born.Ref: 17
1910*Jack Lovelock New Zealand/US surgeon/runner (Olympics-gold-1936), is born.Ref: 5
1911*Butterfly [Thelma] McQueen Tampa FL, actress (Prissy-Gone With the Wind), is born.Ref: 5
1912*Charles Addams, cartoonist whose macabre Addams Family appeared in The New Yorker, is born.Ref: 2
1913*Francis De Wolff England, actor (From Russia With Love), is born.Ref: 5
1913*Shirley Ross Omaha NE, actress (Cafe Society, Prison Farm), is born.Ref: 5
1913*Johnny (John Robert) Mize ‘The Big Cat’: Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman: SL Cardinals [all-star: 1937, 1939-1941/1939 NL batting champ]; NY Giants [all-star: 1942, 1946-1949/NL record for left-handed batters: 51 homeruns: 1947]; NY Yankees [World Series: 1949-1953]; hit a home run in every major league ballpark during career; is born.Ref: 4
1915*Herman Musaph Dutch psychiatrist/sexologist/founder (NVSH), is born.Ref: 5
1916*Paul Keres USSR, chess grandmaster (1950), is born.Ref: 5
1916*Gerrit Schulte [Le Fou Pedalant], Dutch 6 day bicyclist, is born.Ref: 5
1917*Ulysses Sipmson Kay composer, is born.Ref: 5
1918 Alessadro Natta Italian political leader (Communist Party), is born.Ref: 5
1920*Albert Meltzer anarchist, is born.Ref: 5
1920*Aubrey Brabazon jockey/trainer, is born.Ref: 5
1920*Lionel Alexander Bethune [Alastair] Pilkington engineer/Industrialist, is born.Ref: 5
1920 Albert Meltzer anarchist, is born.Ref: 5
1921*Charles Loloma jeweler: designed American Indian jewelry; is born.Ref: 4
1921*John Lanigan tenor, is born.Ref: 5
1922*Alvin (Ralph) ‘Blackie’ Dark baseball: Boston Braves [World Series: 1948/Rookie of the Year: 1948], NY Giants [World Series: 1951, 1954/all-star: 1951, 1952, 1954], SL Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, is born.Ref: 4
1922*Vincent Gardenia (Vincent Scognamiglio), Naples Italy, actor (All in the Family, LA Law), is born in Naples Italy.Ref: 5
1922*Jean-Pierre [Louis] Rampal, Marseilles France, flutist, is born.Ref: 5
1923*Charles Russell Woolen composer, is born.Ref: 5
1924*Roloff Beny Alberta, painter/photographer (A Time of Gods), is born.Ref: 5
1925*Gerald Malcolm Durrell, Britain, zoologist/writer (Mockery Bird), is born.Ref: 5
1928*William Peter Blatty screenwriter: The Exorcist, The Ninth Configuration, Darling Lili, What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?, Promise Her Anything, A Shot in the Dark, is born in New York City.Ref: 4
1929*Douglas Kiker NBC newsman (1970 Peabody Award), is born.Ref: 5
1929*Kenneth Henry US, 500m speed skater (Olympics-gold-1952), is born.Ref: 5
1929*Terry Moore [Helen Luella Koford], actress: Beverly Hills Brats, Kill Factor, Peyton Place, Come Back, Little Sheba, Gaslight, is born in Los Angeles CA.Ref: 4
1930*Jack Greene The Green Giant: singer: CMA Male Vocalist, Album, Single and Song of the Year: There Goes My Everything [1967], is born.Ref: 4
1930*Douglas Kiker, newscaster: NBC-TV News; journalist: NBC Magazine with David Brinkley; author: Death Below Deck; is born.Ref: 4
1931*Mack Mattingly (Senator-R-GA, 1981-86), is born.Ref: 5
1933*Elliot Kastner New York City, NY, producer (Bobo, Big Sleep, Ffolkes), is born.Ref: 5
1934*Charles Lamont Jenkins New York City, NY, 400m runner (Olympics-gold-1956), is born.Ref: 5
1935*Noam Sheriff composer, is born.Ref: 5
1935*Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov cosmonaut (Soyuz 6, 19, 36/35, Apollo-Soyuz), is born.Ref: 5
1936*Eldee Young US bassist (Young Holt Unlimited-Hang on Sloopy), is born.Ref: 5
1936*Hunter Davies, Scottish author, wrote the authorized biography for The Beatles, is born.Ref: 17
1938*Lou Graham golf: U.S. Open Champion [1975], is born.Ref: 4
1938*Paul Revere singer, musician: keyboards: group: Paul Revere and The Raiders: Hungry , Kicks, Him or Me-What’s it Gonna Be, Indian Reservation, is born.Ref: 4
1938*Jasperina de Jong Dutch cabaret performer (Jan Rao en z'n Maat), is born.Ref: 5
1939*Maury Povich TV host (Current Affair, Maury)/Connie Chung's husband, is born.Ref: 68
1939*David Buchan ethno-musicologist, is born.Ref: 5
1939*Tom Kierman British rugby player, is born.Ref: 5
1940*William Elgin Swinton child psychiatrist, is born.Ref: 5
1941*Ann Susan Hills freelance journalist, is born.Ref: 5
1941*Frederick Drew Gregory Washington DC, Colonel USAF/astronaut (STS 51-B, 33, 44), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Robert Hicks rocker (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), is born.Ref: 5
1942*Paul Revere Boise ID, keyboardist (Paul Revere & Raiders-Fallin in Love, Good Thing), is born.Ref: 5
1942*Vasili Alexeyev USSR, weightlifter (Olympics-gold-72, 76), is born.Ref: 5
1943*Jim (James Kenneth) Lefebvre baseball: LA Dodgers [NL Rookie of the Year: 1965/World Series: 1965, 1966/all-star: 1966]; manager: Seattle Mariners, Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, is born in Hawthorne CA. (Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2000, ISBN 0-312-20437-X) 
1943*Leona Williams singer/songwriter (Ladies Get the Blues), is born.Ref: 5
1943*Nicholas Warner test Pilot, is born.Ref: 5
1944*Mike McGear Liverpool, singer (Paul McCartney's brother), is born.Ref: 5
1944*Ad [GB] Nijhuis Dutch MP (VVD), is born.Ref: 5
1945*Tony Conigliaro, Massachusetts, baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox), is born.Ref: 5
1946*Andy Brown rock drummer (Fortunes Birmingham), is born.Ref: 5
1946*Jann S Wenner publisher (Rolling Stone), is born.Ref: 5
1947*Jann Wenner, journalist, publisher: Rolling Stone, is born.Ref: 17
1947*David Porcelijn, Dutch composer/conductor, is born.Ref: 5
1948*Kaz Lux Poland/Netherlands, singer, is born.Ref: 5
1948*Kenny Loggins, Everett WA, singer (Loggins & Messina-This is it, Footloose), is born.Ref: 5
1949*John Christopher Parry rocker (Cure), is born.Ref: 5
1949*Marshall Chapman Spartanburg SC, country singer, is born.Ref: 5
1950*Erin Gray Honolulu HI, actress (Silver Spoons, Buck Rogers), is born.Ref: 5
1951*Talgat Amangeldyyevich Musabayev Russian Major/cosmonaut (TM-19, TM-27), is born.Ref: 5
1952*Giuliano Ferrara, is born.Ref: 5
1953*Morris Titantic hockey: NHL: Buffalo SabresRef: 4
1953*Earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo rocker (Bob Marley & the Wailers), is born.Ref: 5
1955*Sandra Bernhard Arizona, (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy), is born.Ref: 5
1956*David Caruso actor: N.Y.P.D. Blue, An Officer and a Gentleman, Mad Dog and Glory, Michael HayesRef: 4
1956*Robin Walton Boise ID, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland Classic-15th), is born.Ref: 5
1956*Rosalyn Bryant Chicago IL, 4x400m runner (Olympics-silver-1976), is born.Ref: 5
1956*Trudie Styler England, wife of Sting/sponsor (Rainforest Concert), is born.Ref: 5
1957*Kristen Meadows actress (Santa Barbara), is born.Ref: 5
1957*Katie Couric [Katherine], Arlington VA, TV news host (Today), is born.Ref: 5
1958*Linda Kozlowski actress: Crocodile Dundee series; Backstreet Justice, Village of the Damned, Shaughnessy; wife of actor Paul Hogan, is born.Ref: 4
1958*Donna Rice New Orleans La, model/Gary Hart's alleged lover, is born.Ref: 5
1958*Peter R Mokaba president (South African Youth Congress), is born.Ref: 5
1959*Kathy Valentine rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat), is born.Ref: 5
1960*Tierre Turner Detroit MI, actor (Waverly Wonders, Cop & the Kid), is born.Ref: 5
1960*David Marciano Newark NJ, actor (Detective Ray Vecchio-Due South), is born.Ref: 5
1962*Hallie Todd actress (Check is in the Mail), is born.Ref: 5
1962*Jeff (Jeffrey Thomas) Montgomery baseball: pitcher: Cincinnati Reds, KC Royals [all-star: 1992, 1993, 1996], is born in Wellston OH.Ref: 4
1963*Craig (Barry) Shipley baseball: LA Dodgers, NY Mets, SD Padres, Houston Astros, is born.Ref: 4
1964*John Decker (Adam Lee Vaughn) actor: X-rated films, is born.Ref: 4
1964*Francisco Maciel Mexico, tennis star, is born.Ref: 5
1964*Nicolas Cage (Nicholas Coppola) actor: The Best of Times, The Rock, Leaving Las Vegas, Vampire’s Kiss, Raising Arizona, Racing with the Moon, Moonstruck, Peggy Sue Got Married, The Cotton Club, Birdy, Valley Girl, Con Air, Face/Off, The Family Man, Windtalkers; nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, is born.Ref: 4
1966*Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr, is born.Ref: 5
1966*Randy Burridge hockey: NHL: Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, LA Kings, Buffalo Sabres, is born.Ref: 4
1966*Jennifer Luff Australian rower (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1967*Guy Hebert Troy, NHL goalie (Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Team USA 98), is born.Ref: 5
1967*Scott Galbraith NFL tight end (Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys), is born.Ref: 5
1968*Michael Rosati hockey goaltender (Team Italy 1998), is born.Ref: 5
1968*Nathaniel Bolton WLAF running back (Frankfurt Galaxy), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Chris Hatcher US baseball outfielder (Houston Astros), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Doug E Doug actor (Cosby), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Erric Pegram NFL running back (Pit Steelers, New York Giants, San Diego Chargers), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Todd Kinchen NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams, Atlanta Falcons), is born.Ref: 5
1970*Darryl Williams NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks, Cincinnati Bengals), is born.Ref: 5
1970*Frank "Cliff" Mannon Amarillo TX, team handball (Olympics-1996), is born.Ref: 5
1970*Paul McCallum CFL/WLAF kicker/punter (Claymores, Sask Roughriders), is born.Ref: 5
1970*Todd Day NBA guard/forward (Boston Celtics), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Bobby Hamilton NFL/WLAF defensive end (Amsterdam Admirals, New York Jets), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Masato Itai WLAF wide receiver (Amsterdam Admirals), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Todd Yeaman NFL defensive tackle (New York Giants), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Aaron John Mcintosh Auckland New Zealand, sailboard yachter (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Chuck Levy kick returner/running back (San Francisco 49ers), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Donald Brashear Bedford, NHL left wing (Montréal Canadiens), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Bobby Engram wide receiver (Chicago Bears), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Brian Milne fullback (Cincinnati Bengals), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Ricky Wood Van Nuys CA, diver (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Robert Dunn Glenn Cove NY, team handball left wing (Olympics-1996), is born.Ref: 5
1974*Jennifer LeRoy Craig CO, playmate (Feb, 1993), is born.Ref: 5
1975*Robert Norman Waddell Cambridge New Zealand, Single scull rower (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1977*Dustin Diamond San Jose CA, actor (Screech-Saved By Bell), is born.Ref: 5
1996*Abbey Speakman England, born 19 days after her twin sisterRef: 5
312*Lucianus of Antioch theologist/saint, dies.Ref: 5
1130*Baldricus Burgoliensis French historian/archbishop, dies at about 83.Ref: 5
1285*Charles I of Anjou king of Naples/brother of King Louis IX, dies at 58.Ref: 5
1325*Dionysius the justified, King of Portugal (1279-1325), dies.Ref: 5
1451*Amadeus VIII last anti-pope Felix V (1439-49), dies at 67.Ref: 5
1529*Peter Vischer the Old, German count of Sebaldus, dies.Ref: 5
1536*Catherine of Aragon (Henry VIII's 1st wife) dies at age 50 at Kimbolton Castle and was buried at Peterborough Abbey with the ceremony due for her position as Princess Dowager.Ref: 70
1537*Alessandro de' Medici, Italian monarch of Florence, is assassinated.Ref: 5
1566*Ludovicus Blosius [Louis de Blois "Dacrianus"], writer, dies.Ref: 5
1590*Jacob Andreae German theologist (Formulae Concordiae), dies at 61.Ref: 5
1591*Jacobus de Kerle French/Flemish composer, dies at about 59.Ref: 5
1598*Theodorus I [Fedor Ivanovitch], czar of Russia (1584-98), dies at 40.Ref: 5
1654*Fire after heavy storm destroys 2/3 of De Rijp Netherlands, 1 dies.Ref: 5
1678*Johannes Flittner composer, dies at 59.Ref: 5
1695*Mary II Stuart, queen of England, dies at 32.Ref: 5
1721*Rochus Aerts Flemish sculptor, dies.Ref: 5
1722*Antoine Coypel French painter/poet, dies at 60.Ref: 5
1736*Ceslav Vanura composer, dies at 41.Ref: 5
1755*Gallus Zeiler composer, dies at 49.Ref: 5
1758*Allan Ramsay Sr Scottish poet (Gentle Shepherd), dies at 71.Ref: 5
1790*Antonio Corbisiero composer, dies at 69.Ref: 5
1810*Joseph Lipavsky composer, dies at 37.Ref: 5
1830 Charlotte J T infant of Portugal's ex, dies at 53.Ref: 5
1830*Sir Thomas Lawrence, English portrait painter and draftsman, dies at age 61.Ref: 70
1833*Ramon Felix Cuellar y Altarriba composer, dies at 55.Ref: 5
1843*Franz Schoberlechner composer, dies at 45.Ref: 5
1858*Willem Broes vicar/theologist (Textenrol), dies at 91.Ref: 5
1868*William Batchelder Bradbury composer, dies at 51.Ref: 5
1870*Karl Schwencke composer, dies at 72.Ref: 5
1872*Jim Fisk, American financier, dies.Ref: 17
1872*Edward Stokes fatally shoots one of Wall Street’s more colorful and unscrupulous characters, James Fisk.Ref: 3
1887*Abraham I van Lier Dutch actor/director (Gran Théâtre), dies at 74.Ref: 5
1890*Augusta Maria L Katharina wife of Germ emperor Wilhelm I, dies at 78.Ref: 5
1890*Hans Matthison-Hansen composer, dies at 82.Ref: 5
1891*Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert composer, dies at 79.Ref: 5
1892*Tewfik Pasja viceroy of Egypt, dies at 39.Ref: 5
1892*Mine explosion kills 100, Krebs OK-blacks trying to help rescue white survivors, driven away with guns.Ref: 5
1907*Anton Urspruch composer, dies at 56.Ref: 5
1912*-Sophia Jex-Blake, English physician, dies at age 71.Ref: 70
1921*Benno Erdmann German philosopher (Logik I), dies at 69.Ref: 5
1922*Antonio Scontrino composer, dies at 71.Ref: 5
1929*Henry Arthur Jones English playwright (Silver King), dies at 77.Ref: 5
1930*Rudolf Häpke historian (Entstehung Holländ Wirtschaft), dies at 45.Ref: 5
1932*Andre Maginot, French statesman for whom Maginot Line was named, dies at age 54.Ref: 70
1932*Henri Stroethoff Dutch actor (Bright Paradise), dies at 60.Ref: 5
1942*Henry Count of Baillet-Latour, president of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63.Ref: 5
1943*Nikola Tesla Yugoslavian physicist (tesla motor), dies at 86.Ref: 5
1944*Lou (Henry) Hoover, wife of 31st U.S. President Herbert Hoover; dies in New York City NY.Ref: 4
1944*J Verleun Dutch resistance fighter, executed.Ref: 5
1948*Raoul Auernheimer writer, dies.Ref: 5
1950*Mental health wing of Mercy Hospital burns, kills 41 (Davenport IA).Ref: 5
1951*Johanna C H "Nelly" Bodenheim painter (Luilekkerland), dies at 76.Ref: 5
1957*Al White choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies.Ref: 5
1958*Dr Petru Groza premier of Romania, dies at 74.Ref: 5
1960*Luis da Costa composer, dies at 80.Ref: 5
1961*Clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Association, dies at 74.Ref: 5
1964*Colin C McPhee composer (H2O, Mechanical Principles), dies at 62.Ref: 5
1967*Carl Schuricht composer, dies at 86.Ref: 5
1970*Robert [Harriot] Barrat actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81.Ref: 5
1971*Dick Kollmar actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60.Ref: 5
1971*Madame Spivy [LeVoe] actress (All Fall Down), dies at 64.Ref: 5
1972*John Berryman US poet (Imaginary Jew), commits suicide.Ref: 5
1972*Iberian Airlines crashes into 800' peak on island of Ibiza, 104 die.Ref: 5
1979*Zbigniew Turski composer, dies at 70.Ref: 5
1980*Carl White rocker, dies.Ref: 5
1980*Sarah Selby actress (Tower of London), dies at 74.Ref: 5
1980 Henry Miller 1980Ref: 10
1981*Jose Ardevol composer, dies at 69.Ref: 5
1982*Bert Oosterhuis Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash.Ref: 5
1983*August Cool Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79.Ref: 5
1985*Johnny Guarnieri musician: piano: played with Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw; played at the Tail O’ The Cock in LA for a decade; dies at age 67.Ref: 4
1986*Juan Rulfo writer, dies.Ref: 5
1986*M Rooi editor-in-chief (New Rotterdam Daily), dies at 79.Ref: 5
1987*Larry Carr pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72.Ref: 5
1988*Trevor (Wallace) Howard actor: Superman: The Movie, Gandhi, Mutiny on the Bounty, Ryan’s Daughter, The Count of Monte Cristo; dies at age 71.Ref: 4
1989*Emperor Hirohito of Japan (1922-89), dies of duodenal cancer, in Tokyo at age 87 after 62-year reign (500,000 line Tokyo streets). He is succeeded by his son Crown Prince Akihito, a fish biologist.Ref: 70
1990*Bronko (Bronislaw) Nagurski Pro Football Hall of Famer: charter member: Chicago Bears: rushed for over 4,000 yards; world champion wrestler [1938]; College Football Hall of Famer: University of Minnesota; dies at age 81.Ref: 4
1990*Horace Stoneham baseball owner (Giants), dies at 86.Ref: 5
1990*Joseph Robbie lawyer/NFL owner (Miami Dolphins), dies at 73.Ref: 5
1990*Gail Lucas entertainer, dies.Ref: 5
1990*Lawrence Durrell, English novelist (The Alexandria Quartet), dies at age 78.Ref: 70
1991*Joe Hicks baseball coach, dies of cancer at 64.Ref: 5
1992*-Jack Kelly actor: Maverick, dies.Ref: 4
1992*Jhean Burton entertainer, dies.Ref: 5
1992*Richard Hunt puppeteer/actor (Muppet Movie), dies of AIDS at 40.Ref: 5
1993*Richard Branda actor (2 Minute Warning), dies of colon cancer at 57.Ref: 5
1993*The state of Washington executed Westley Allan Dodd, an admitted child sex killer, in America's first legal hanging since 1965.Ref: 70
1994*Bobby Pratt jazz Trombone/Piano Player, dies at 67.Ref: 5
1994*Jay Blackton broadway Conductor (Oklahoma!), dies at 84.Ref: 5
1994*Lewis Boddington aerospace Engineer, dies at 85.Ref: 5
1994*Lynn Blessing vibes Player, dies at 65.Ref: 5
1994*Phoumi Vongvichit President of Laos (1986-91), dies.Ref: 5
1994*Vittorio Mezzogiorno actor (Cafe Express), dies of heart failure 52.Ref: 5
1994*United Express commuter plane crashes in Ohio, killing 5.Ref: 5
1995*Arthur Leavins violinist, dies at 77.Ref: 5
1995*Harry Golombek chess Grandmaster, dies at 83.Ref: 5
1995*Larry Grayson British entertainer (Generation Game), dies at 65.Ref: 5
1995*Murray Newton Rothbard economist, dies of cardiac arrest at 69.Ref: 5
1995*Viktor Vorobyov Russian General Major, dies in battle.Ref: 5
1995*William Larry White Grayson comedian, dies at 71.Ref: 5
1996*James Holland artist/exhibition organiser, dies at 90.Ref: 5
1996*Karoly Grosz PM of Hungry (1987-88), dies at 65.Ref: 5
1996*Robley D Evans nuclear physicist, dies at 88.Ref: 5
1996*Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd archaeologist, dies at 93.Ref: 5
1997*Desmond Flower publisher, dies at 89.Ref: 5
1997*Sandor Vegh violinist teacher/conductor, dies at 84Ref: 5
2000*INS Commissioner Doris Meissner ruled that 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez "belongs with his father" and must be returned to Cuba.Ref: 70
2002*Charles Bishop, a 15-year-old student pilot, deliberately crashed a small plane into a skyscraper in Tampa, Fla., killing himself.Ref: 70
2002*Avery Schreiber comedian: half of comedy duo Burns & Schreiber; dies.Ref: 4
2003*Sarah (Newcomb) McClendon journalist: White House press corps; dies.Ref: 4

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