Ken Fussichen's History Of The Day For
March 6th

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1205*Aken, [Philips van Zwaben], is crowned Roman-Catholic German King.Ref: 5
1323 Treaty of Paris.Ref: 5
1447*Tommaso Parentucelli succeeds Pope Eugene IV as Nicolas V.Ref: 69
1460 Treaty of Alcacovas-Portugal gives Castile Canary Islands for West Africa.Ref: 5
1579 Veluwe joins Union of Utrecht.Ref: 5
1629*In Germany, the Edict of Restitution, by Emperor Ferdinand II, orders that all church property secularized since 1552 be restored to the Roman Catholic Church.Ref: 5
1664 King Louis XIV & Emperor of Brandenburg signs covenant.Ref: 5
1712*(Salem Witch Trials) Rebecca Nurse and Giles Corey's excommunication is revoked.Ref: 21
1728 Spain & England sign (1st) Convention of Pardo.Ref: 5
1770*(Boston Massacre) Captain Preston is arrested, interrogated, and sent to jail. Lt. Governor Hutchinson calls for calm. A group of angry citizens gather in Faneuil Hall, where they call for the immediate removal of all British troops. John Adams and Josiah Quincy agree to defend Preston and the soldiers.Ref: 87
1775*First Negro Mason in US initiated, Boston.Ref: 5
1810*Illinois passes first state vaccination legislation in US.Ref: 5
1816*Jews are expelled from Free city of Lubeck Germany.Ref: 5
1820*The Missouri Compromise is enacted by Congress and signed by President James Monroe, providing for the admission of Missouri into the Union as a slave state, but prohibits slavery in the rest of the northern Louisiana Purchase territory.Ref: 2
1834*Toronto, formerly known as York, is incorporated as a city with controversial Canadian politician William Lyon Mackenzie as its first mayor.Ref: 3
1855*Gustave Flaubert writes goodbye to Louise Colet.Ref: 5
1857*The Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision holds that blacks cannot be citizens; the Supreme Court held that Scott, a slave, could not sue for his freedom in federal court. The Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision holds that blacks cannot be citizens.Ref: 2
1860*While campaigning for the presidency, Abraham Lincoln makes a speech defending the right to strike.Ref: 2
1865*President Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Ball.Ref: 5
1878*A posse that includes Billy the Kid catches up with John Tunstall's murderers, Billy Morton and Frank Baker. Ref 
1882*Monarch Milan Obrenovic of Serbia crowns himself king.Ref: 5
1884*Over 100 suffragists, led by Susan B. Anthony, present President Chester A. Arthur with a demand that he voice support for female suffrage.Ref: 2
1886*First US alternating current power plant starts, Great Barrington MA.Ref: 5
1896*Charles B. King tested his automobile on the streets of Detroit, Michigan, becoming the first man to drive a car in the Motor City.Ref: 3
1901*A would-be assassin tries to kill Wilhelm II of Germany in Bremen.Ref: 2
1902*Census Bureau forms.Ref: 5
1906*Heavy storm bursts dike flooding Vlissingen, Netherlands.Ref: 5
1914*German Prince Wilhelm de Wied is crowned as King of Albania.Ref: 2
1915*Greek King Constantine I fires premier Venizelos.Ref: 5
1918*US naval collier "Cyclops" disappears in Bermuda Triangle.Ref: 5
1921*Police in Sunbury PA issue an edict requiring women to wear skirts at least 4 inches below the knee.Ref: 5
1924*British Labour government cuts military budget.Ref: 5
1925 Belgium annexes Eupen, Malmédy & Sankt Vith.Ref: 5
1926*China asks for a seat in the Security council.Ref: 5
1929 Turkey & Bulgaria sign friendship treaty.Ref: 5
1933*A nationwide bank holiday delcared by FDR goes into effect. (XDG, p 4A, 3/6/2003)Ref: 83
1934*John Dillinger robs Security National Bank in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with Homer Van Meter, Eddie Green, Tommy Carroll, and Baby Face Nelson.Ref: 42
1936 Belgium ends Locarno-pact.Ref: 5
1941*Seaborg and Wahl isolate the first pure neptunium-239 (0.25 micrograms), in a matter of days it decays into a (barely) visible speck of pure plutonium.Ref: 91
1946 France recognizes Vietnam statehood within Indo-Chinese federation.Ref: 5
1947*The ship, The Newport News, was launched from a shipbuilding yard at Newport News, VA. It was the first air-conditioned naval ship.Ref: 24
1947*Winston Churchill opposes the withdrawal of troops from India.Ref: 2
1948 During talks in Berlin, the Western powers agree to internationalize the Ruhr region.Ref: 2
1951 Belgium extends conscription to 24 months.Ref: 5
1951*(Rosenberg) The trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, David Greenglass, and Morton Sobell began in US District Court, New York City. All four were convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage and sentenced on April 5.Ref: 14
1953*Upon Josef Stalin's death, Georgi Malenkov is named Soviet premier.Ref: 2
1957*The former British African colonies of the Gold Coast and Togoland became the independent state of Ghana.Ref: 70
1960 President Sukarno disbands Indonesia's parliament.Ref: 5
1960*The Swiss grant women the right to vote in municipal elections.Ref: 2
1961*First London minicabs introduced.Ref: 5
1961*Dutch guilder revalued 4.74%.Ref: 5
1961*Dutch Queen Juliana celebrates 12½ year government jubilee.Ref: 5
1962*US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.Ref: 5
1962*US promises Thailand assistance against communist aggression.Ref: 5
1964*Constantine succeeds Paul I as king of Greece.Ref: 5
1967*Stalin's daughter Svetlana Allilujeva asks for political asylum at the US Embassy in New Dehli, India.Ref: 17
1972*Keswick to Penrith railway officially closes.Ref: 5
1973*President Richard Nixon imposes price controls on oil and gas.Ref: 2
1974 An Italian loses a record $1,920,000 at roulette in Monte Carlo.Ref: 5
1975*Iran and Iraq announce that they have settled the border dispute.Ref: 2
1978*Hustler publisher Larry Flynt shot & crippled by a sniper in Georgia.Ref: 5
1980*Islamic militants in Tehran say that they will turn over the American hostages to the Revolutionary Council.Ref: 2
1981*France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island.Ref: 5
1981*President Reagan announces plans to cut 37,000 federal jobs.Ref: 2
1981*Walter Cronkite, the dean of American television newscasters, said “And that’s the way it is” for the final time, as he closed the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. An audience estimated at 17,000,000 viewers saw ‘the most trusted man in America’ sign-off. Cronkite retired after more than 30 years in broadcasting. He was replaced by Dan Rather at the anchor desk.Ref: 4
1982*Susan Birmingham makes loudest recorded human shout (120 dB).Ref: 5
1983*A woman in New Bedford, Mass., reported being gang-raped atop a pool table in a tavern called Big Dan's; four men were later convicted.Ref: 70
1983 Helmut Kohl's CDU/CSU wins West German parliament elections.Ref: 5
1991*(King) The Holliday videotape is played on the evening news programs of all major networks. Most viewers express shock at what they see. King, meanwhile, is released from jail without charges.Ref: 87
1993*As a standoff at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco TX ended its first week, authorities appealed publicly to David Koresh and his followers to give themselves up. (XDG, p 4A, 3/06/2003)Ref: 83
1994*Vice President Al Gore and White House advisor George Stephanopoulos appear on Sunday TV talk shows to blame Republican sniping for much of the furor over Whitewater. (XDG, p 4A, 3/06/2004)Ref: 83
1995*American Express Travel begins charging for domestic air tickets.Ref: 5
1995*US 4.5¢ equals 156.30 Dutch guilders (record).Ref: 5
1996*A federal appeals court strikes down Washington state's band on doctor-assisted suicide. (XDG, p 4A, 3/6/2001)Ref: 83
1997*Britain's Queen Elizabeth II launched the first official royal Web site.Ref: 70
1998*First time the British flag is flown over Buckingham Palace.Ref: 5
1998*(My Lai) The Army honors three Americans who risked their lives and turned their weapons on fellow soldiers to stop the slaughter of Vietnamese villagers at My Lai in 1968. (XDG, p 4A, 3/06/2003)Ref: 83
1999*The emir of Bahrain (Sheik Isa bin Salman Al Kalifa), a key Western ally who had ruled for nearly four decades, dies shortly after a meeting with Defense Secretary William Cohen; he was 65. (XDG, p 4A, 3/06/2004)Ref: 83
2000*Joseph Palczynski has a neighbor buy him a shotgun and rifle. (The Cincinnati Enquirer, 03/19/2000, p. A18) 
2000*Three white New York police officers were convicted of a cover-up in a police station attack on Haitian immigrant Abner Louima.Ref: 70
2002*Independent Counsel Robert Ray issues his final report in which he wrote that former President Clinton could have been indicted and probably would have been convicted in the scandal involving former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. (XDG, p 4A, 3/06/2003)Ref: 83
2002*Federal regulators approved the proposed $22B merger of Hewlett-Packard Company and Compaq Computer Corporation. (XDG, p 4A, 3/06/2003)Ref: 83
2003*A somber President Bush readies the nation for war against Saddam Hussein, hurling some of his harshest invectives at the Iraqi leader during a prime-time news conference. (XDG, p 4A, 3/06/2004)Ref: 83
2003*The US ratifies a treaty on cutting active US and Russian long-range nuclear warheads by two-thirds. (XDG, p 4A, 3/06/2004)Ref: 83
1521*Ferdinand Magellan discovers Guam.Ref: 2
1646*Joseph Jenkes, Massachusetts, receives first colonial machine patent.Ref: 5
1801*Lewis & Clark: Meriwether Lewis Lewis is asked by President Jefferson to be his secretary-aide. Ref. 
1899*Aspirin is patented following Felix Hoffman's discoveries about the properties of acetylsalicylic acid.Ref: 2
1930*Brooklyn's Clarence Birdseye develops a method for quick freezing food.Ref: 5
1947*XB-45, first US 4-engine jet bomber, makes 1st test flight, Muroc CA.Ref: 5
1959*Farthest radio signal heard (Pioneer IV, 400,000 miles).Ref: 5
1965*First nonstop helicopter crossing of North America, JR Willford.Ref: 5
1969*Schweickart and McDivitt are first astronauts to transfer from one spacecraft to another.Ref: 10
1981*Soyuz 39 returns to Earth.Ref: 5
1986*USSR's Vega 1 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,889 km.Ref: 5
1990*SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1:08:17.Ref: 5
1590 Earl Mauritius conquerors Breda "turfschip of Breda".Ref: 5
1714 Peace of Rastatt: French emperor Charles VI of Habsburg.Ref: 5
1799*Napoleon captures Jaffa Palestine.Ref: 5
1836*The attack upon the fortified Alamo begins before dawn. When the fighting ends, all of its occupants other than women, children, and Travis' slave Joe, are dead. Losses to the attacking Mexican army are estimated to be at least 600. It is believed that Davy Crockett and about a dozen survivors, mostly Tennesseans, are captured and immediately executed. Ref 
1861*Provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army.Ref: 5
1862*Battle of Pea Ridge AR (Elkhorn Tavern).Ref: 5
1865*Battle of Natural Bridge, Florida.Ref: 5
1916*The Allies recapture Fort Douamont in France during the Battle of Verdun.Ref: 2
1928 A Communist attack on Beijing results in 3,000 dead and 50,000 fleeing to Swatow.Ref: 2
1933 Poland occupies free city Danzig (Gdansk).Ref: 5
1939 In Spain, Jose Miaja takes over Madrid government after a military coup and vows to seek "peace with honor."Ref: 2
1943*British RAF fliers bomb Essen and the Krupp arms works in the Ruhr, Germany.Ref: 2
1943*Battle at Medenine, North-Africa; Rommels assault attack.Ref: 5
1943*Sukarno asks for cooperation with Japanese occupiers.Ref: 5
1944*800 U.S. Flying Fortresses drop 2,000 tons of bombs on the German capital city of Berlin.Ref: 17
1945*Last German offensive of the war begins to defend oil fields in Hungary.Ref: 36
1945*Jan Thijssen Dutch resistance fighter, executed at Savage Farm.Ref: 5
1945*117 SD-prisoners executed at Savage Farm.Ref: 5
1945*Assassination attempt on Höhere, SS Police führer Rauter.Ref: 5
1945*Chinese 38th division occupies Lashio.Ref: 5
1945*Erich Honnecker & Erich Hanke flee Nazis.Ref: 5
1945*Cologne, Germany, falls to General Courtney Hodges' First Army.Ref: 2
1965*The United States announces that it will send 3,500 troops to Vietnam.Ref: 2
1967*President Lyndon B. Johnson announces his plan to establish a draft lottery.Ref: 2
1991*Following Iraq's capitulation in the Persian Gulf conflict, President Bush told Congress that "aggression is defeated; The war is over".Ref: 5
1906*Cubs sign 3rd baseman Harry Steinfeldt to complete Tinker-Evers-Chance.Ref: 5
1907*Phillies' owner A.J. Reach and John Rogers are acquitted of damages resulting from the 1903 ballpark disaster.Ref: 1
1919*NHL Championship: Montréal Canadiens beat Ottawa Senators, 3 games to 1 with 1 tie.Ref: 5
1922*Babe Ruth inks a three-year deal for $52,000; Home Run Baker, who makes $16,000, is the second highest paid New York player.Ref: 1
1923*The Cardinals announce players will wear numbers on their uniforms. The digits will correspond to the player's place in the batting order.Ref: 1
1935 Frank Bartell (Czechoslovakia), cycles record 80.584 mph in Los Angeles.Ref: 5
1948*The Braves acquire Eddie Stanky from the Dodgers for Bama Rowell and $60,000.Ref: 1
1948*The Dodgers buy heavy-hitting first baseman Dolph Camilli from the Phillies for $45,000.Ref: 1
1955*Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open.Ref: 5
1961*The New York Metropolitan Baseball Club Inc., formally receives a certificate of membership from National League President Warren Giles. The name was judged by club owner Joan Payson as the one that best met five basic criteria: 1) It met public and press acceptance; 2) It was closely related to the team's corporate name (Metropolitan Baseball Club, Inc); 3) It was descriptive of the metropolitan area; 4) It had a brevity that delighted copy readers everywhere; 5) It had historical background referring to the Metropolitans of the 19th century American Association. Other names considered included Rebels, Skyliners, NYBs, Burros (for the five boroughs), Continentals, Avengers... as well as Jets and Islanders, names that would eventually find their way into the New York sports scene.Ref: 86
1962*St Louis votes to build a new downtown stadium for the Cardinals.Ref: 5
1964*Elijah Muhammad renames Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali.Ref: 5
1964*Tom O’Hara ran the mile in 3 minutes, 56.4 seconds, setting a world indoor record in Chicago, IL.Ref: 4
1967*Muhammad Ali is ordered by selective service to be inducted.Ref: 5
1972*Jack Nicklaus passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner.Ref: 5
1973*In an exhibition game with the Pirates, Twins Larry Hisle becomes the first designated hitter (he hits 2 homeruns & knocks in 7 RBIs).Ref: 5
1976*Wilfred Benitez takes the WBA light-welterweight boxing title from Carlos Palomino, becoming the youngest world champion at age 17½.Ref: 97
1976 World Ice Dance Championship in Gothenburg won by Liudmila Pakhomova & Alexandr Gorshkov (USSR).Ref: 5
1976 World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by Irina Rodnina & Alexandr Zaitsev (USSR).Ref: 5
1976 World Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by Dorothy Hamill (USA).Ref: 5
1976 World Men's Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by John Curry (Great Britain).Ref: 5
1982*The most points scored by two teams in the National Basketball Association made history. San Antonio beat Milwaukee 171-166 in three overtime periods to set the mark.Ref: 4
1983*The United States Football League began its first season of pro football competition. Fans didn’t support the new spring league opposition to the National Football League and, as a result, team names such as the Bandits, Breakers, Blitz, Invaders and Wranglers were relatively short-lived. The league was forced to fold amid controversy, low fan acceptance and lower television ratings. It was not long before players began to scramble for spots in the NFL. The USFL lasted two seasons.Ref: 4
1983*Anne-Marie Palli wins LPGA Samaritan Turquoise Golf Classic.Ref: 5
1985*Mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in the 1st round in his 1st pro fight.Ref: 5
1985*Enos Slaughter & Arky Vaughan are elected to baseball Hall of Fame.Ref: 5
1988*Betsy King wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open/Helene Curtis Pro-Am.Ref: 5
1988*Julie Krone becomes winningest female jockey (1205 victories).Ref: 5
1988*Orville Moodey shoots 63 at Seniors golf tournament.Ref: 5
1989*Yankees beat Mets 6-4 in exhibition game (1st meeting since 1985).Ref: 5
1993*The Colorado Rockies win their first spring training game, 7-2, over San Francisco. David Nied starts and pitches out of a jam in the first by striking out Barry Bonds.Ref: 86
1994*Colin Jackson runs world record 60 meter hurdles indoor (7.30 seconds).Ref: 5
2001*The 1960 World Series hero, former Pirate second baseman Bill Mazeroski, is elected by the Veterans' Committee into the Hall of Fame along with Hilton Smith, a pitching standout with the Kansas City Monarchs.Ref: 1
1475*Vatican Library founded in Rome by Pope Nicholas V.Ref: 10
1665 "The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society" is 1st published, and is still published today.Ref: 5
1808*First college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard University.Ref: 5
1831*Edgar Allen Poe removed from West Point military academy.Ref: 5
1831*Vincenzo Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula" premieres in Milan.Ref: 5
1838 Franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lügt" premieres in Vienna.Ref: 5
1851 Dion Boucicault's "Love in a Maze" premieres in London.Ref: 5
1853*Giuseppe Verdi's Opera "La Traviata" premieres in Venice, Italy.Ref: 5
1886*The first magazine published for nurses debuted -- in New York City. Not surprisingly, the new publication was called "The Nightingale".Ref: 24
1909 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Griselda" premieres in Vienna.Ref: 5
1913*The word ‘jazz' first used in article in San Francisco Bulletin,Ref: 10
1922*George Bernard Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh III/IV" premieres in New York NY.Ref: 5
1933*Maxwell Anderson's "Both your Houses" premieres in New York NY.Ref: 5
1934*Sidney Howard & Paul de Kruif's "Yellowjacket" premieres in New York NY.Ref: 5
1940*First US telecast from an airplane, New York NY.Ref: 5
1941*Les Hite and his orchestra recorded The World is Waiting for the Sunrise on Bluebird Records. The instrumental became Hite’s most popular work. A decade later, Les Paul and Mary Ford added a vocal to the tune, making it one of their biggest-selling hit songs.Ref: 4
1945 Federico García Lorca's "La Casa" premieres in Buenos Aires.Ref: 5
1948 Ralph Edwards created a quiz on radio’s Truth or Consequences called The Walking Man. After ten weeks of guesses by contestants playing the game, it was finally revealed that Jack Benny was The Walking Man.Ref: 4
1955 Dutch premiere of Samuel Becketts' "Waiting for Godot".Ref: 5
1959*11th Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr.Ref: 5
1962*Frank Sinatra recorded his final session for Capitol Records in Hollywood. Sinatra had been recording for his own record label, Reprise, for two years. His final side on Capitol was I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues, with Skip Martin’s orchestra.Ref: 4
1964*Liz Taylor's 4th divorce (Eddie Fisher).Ref: 5
1965*"How to Succeed in Business" closes at 46th St NYC after 1415 performances.Ref: 5
1966*Barry Sadlers' "Ballad of the Green Berets" becomes #1 (13 weeks).Ref: 5
1967*2nd Academy of Country Music Awards.Ref: 5
1970*Beatles release "Let it Be" in UK.Ref: 5
1974*"Over Here" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 341 performances.Ref: 5
1976*The Waylon & Willie (Jennings and Nelson) song, Good Hearted Woman, started the last of three weeks at the top of the country music charts. Waylon and Willie wrote the song in 1969 during a poker game in Ft. Worth, TX. According to Jennings, “I’d been reading an ad for Ike and Tina Turner and it said, ‘Tina Turner singing songs about good-hearted women loving good-timing men.’ I thought, ‘What a great country song title that is!’” He was mighty correct, y’all.Ref: 4
1980*7th Daytime Emmy Awards presentation Susan Lucci loses for first time.Ref: 5
1980*French Academy, founded in 1635, elects it first woman novelist (Marguerita Youcenar).Ref: 5
1980*Princess Theater (Latin Quarter, Cotton Club) opens at 200 W 48th NYC.Ref: 5
1983*"On Your Toes" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 505 performances.Ref: 5
1985*Yul Brynner played his famous role as the king in The King and I in his 4,500th performance in the musical. The actor, age 64, opened the successful production on Broadway in 1951.Ref: 4
1986 Ken Ludwig's "Lend me a Tenor" premieres in London.Ref: 5
1988*18th Easter Seal Telethon raises $35,200,000.Ref: 5
1995*9th American Comedy Awards: Rodney Dangerfield.Ref: 5
1996*10th American Comedy Awards.Ref: 5
1996*2nd Blockbuster Entertainment Awards.Ref: 5
2000*Eric Clapton is inducted into the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame. (XDG, p 4A, 3/6/2001)Ref: 83
1405*John II, King of Castile (1406-54), is born.Ref: 70
1459 Jacob Fugger German banker/merchant, is born.Ref: 5
1475*Michelangelo (de Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni) Renaissance artist: Sistine Chapel ceiling; sculptor: David; architect: St. Peter’s [Rome]; is born.Ref: 4
1483 Francesco Guicciardini Italy, attorney/president of Romagna, is born.Ref: 5
1492 Jean Luis Vives Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, is born.Ref: 5
1495*Luigi Alamanni Italian poet (Opere Toscane, La Coltivazione), is born.Ref: 5
1615*Jan Zoet actor/playwright/poet (Parnasssus aan 't Y), is born.Ref: 5
1616*Malachias Siebenhaar composer, is born.Ref: 5
1619*Cyrano de Bergerac famous nose, French soldier and dramatist (A Voyage to the Moon), is born.Ref: 5
1663*Francis Atterbury, English Anglican bishop, is born.Ref: 70
1698*John Alberti Dutch theologist/philologist, is born.Ref: 5
1710*Giuseppi Antonio Paganelli composer, is born.Ref: 5
1724*Henry Laurens, American President of Continental Congress (1777-78), is born.Ref: 70
1732*Francis Atterbury, English Anglican bishop, is born.Ref: 70
1740*Giovanni Meli Siclian poet (Buccolica), is born.Ref: 5
1761*Earl d'Andréossi French General/member of parliament, is born.Ref: 5
1763*Jean Xavier Lefevre composer, is born.Ref: 5
1765 Jan Kops Dutch agronomist/vicar, is born.Ref: 5
1779*Philipp Roth composer, is born.Ref: 5
1785*Karol Kazimierz Kurpinski composer, is born.Ref: 5
1787*Joseph von Fraunhofer Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum), is born.Ref: 5
1791*Anna Claypoole Peale painted miniatures, is born.Ref: 5
1793*Bernhard Joseph Klein composer, is born.Ref: 5
1806*Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Moulton) poet: Sonnets from the Portuguese “How do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways.”; Robert Browning’s wife, is born in Durham, England.Ref: 4
1812*Aaron Lufkin Dennison father of American watchmaking, is born.Ref: 5
1820*Horatio Gouverneur Wright Major General (Union volunteers), is born.Ref: 5
1831*Friedrich C K von Bodelschwingh German theologist (Home Mission), is born.Ref: 5
1831*Philip Henry Sheridan Albany NY, Major General (Union Army), is born.Ref: 5
1834*George duMaurier, English caricaturist ('Punch'), is born.Ref: 70
1835*Charles Ewing Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1883, is born.Ref: 5
1835*Ludwik Grossman composer, is born.Ref: 5
1843*Artur Napoleao dos Santos composer, is born.Ref: 5
1844*Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov, the composer, is born in Russia.Ref: 70
1852*Joseph Bayer composer, is born.Ref: 5
1870*Oscar Straus Vienna Austria, composer (Ein Walzertraum), is born.Ref: 5
1882*Guy Kibbee El Paso TX, actor (Big Shot), is born.Ref: 5
1885*Ring Lardner sports reporter, humorist, writer: Alibi Ike, You Know Me Al, Elmer the Great, June Moon; is born.Ref: 4
1887*Henri Gagnon composer, is born.Ref: 5
1890 Fernand Ansseau Belgian operator/theory (Orfeo), is born.Ref: 5
1891*Victor Kilian Jersey City NJ, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), is born.Ref: 5
1893*[Walter] Furry Lewis father of the blues, is born.Ref: 5
1893*Kathleen Smoothy housewife (last link to Siege of Sidney Street), is born.Ref: 5
1897*Knudåge Riisager Port Kunda Estonia, Danish composer (Quaarrtsiluni), is born.Ref: 5
1898*Jay C Flippen Little Rock AR, actor (Ensign O'Toole, Jet Pilot, Killing, Thunder Bay), is born.Ref: 5
1898*Jimmy Conzelman NFL QB/coach/team owner (Chicago), is born.Ref: 5
1898*Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent Dutch soprano (Matthäus Passion), is born.Ref: 5
1899*Richard Leo Simon, publisher, partner of Max Schuster, is born.Ref: 2
1900*John Henry Pyle Pafford librarian (University of London), is born.Ref: 5
1900*Ludwig Donath Vienna Austria, actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco), is born.Ref: 5
1900*Robert "Lefty" Grove baseball pitcher (300 game winner), is born.Ref: 5
1901*Mark Donskoy Odessa Russia, director (Heart of a Mother), is born.Ref: 5
1903*Elizabeth Pinkston Becker US, platform diver (Olympics-gold-1928), is born.Ref: 5
1904*Hugh Williams actor/writer (Charley's Aunt, Bank Holiday), is born.Ref: 5
1904*Johannes C "Chris" Baay Dutch actor (Klatergoud, Surprise Raid), is born.Ref: 5
1905*Bob Wills, Kosse TX, fiddler, composer, actor (Lone Prairie, Tornado in the Saddle), is born.Ref: 5
1906*Comedian Lou Costello (Louis Francis Cristillo) is born in Paterson, NJ.Ref: 68
1909*Dave Clark music promoter/songwriter, is born.Ref: 5
1909*Obafemi Awolowo Nigeria, President of Nigeria (1979-83), is born.Ref: 5
1911*Charles Frank physicist, is born.Ref: 5
1911*Roland Jacobi Leich composer, is born.Ref: 5
1912*Madge Adam, astronomer, is born.Ref: 5
1913 David Bowman trade unionist, is born.Ref: 5
1913*Ella Logan Glasgow Scotland, actress (52nd Street, Goldwyn Follies), is born.Ref: 5
1913*Stewart Granger actor (Saraband for Dead Lovers), is born.Ref: 5
1914*Kirill P Kondrashin Moscow Russia, conductor (Hollywood Bowl 1981), is born.Ref: 5
1916*Rochelle Hudson Oklahoma City OK, actress (That's My Boy), is born.Ref: 5
1917 J A Mommersteeg Dutch Assistant Secretary of Defense (KVP), is born.Ref: 5
1920*Lewis Gilbert London England, director/actor (You Only Live Twice), is born.Ref: 5
1920*Roger Price Charleston WV, actor/writer (Who's There, Droodles), is born.Ref: 5
1921*Julius Rudel Vienna Austria, conductor (NYC Opera 1957), is born.Ref: 5
1921*Oliver Wright British Ambassador (To US), is born.Ref: 5
1921*Ross Hunter Cleveland OH, producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk), is born.Ref: 5
1922*Frankie Howerd York England, actor/comedian (Mr Mustard-Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, That Was The Week That Was, Runaway Bus), is born.Ref: 5
1923*Erhard Karkoschka composer, is born.Ref: 5
1923*Raymond "Bill" Hoffenberg college president (Wolfson at Oxford), is born.Ref: 5
1923*Ed McMahon radio/TV announcer, pitchman: The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, Star Search, The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, Budweiser spots, TV’s Most Hilarious Bloopers, is born in Detroit MI.Ref: 4
1924*Sarah Caldwell Maryville MO, conductor/opera director (Flagstaff), is born.Ref: 5
1924*William H Webster US, judge/head FBI/CIA, is born.Ref: 5
1926*Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is born. (TWA, 1984)Ref: 95
1926*Andrzej Wajda Suwalki Poland, director (Ashes & Diamonds, Lotna), is born.Ref: 5
1926*Ann Curtis 400 meter/800 meter US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1948), is born.Ref: 5
1926*Elwood H [Bud] Hillis (Representative-Republican-IN, 1971- ), is born.Ref: 5
1926*Jon Nordal composer, is born.Ref: 5
1926*Miroslav Klega composer, is born.Ref: 5
1927*Wes (John Leslie) Montgomery jazz guitarist: Windy, Goin’ Out of My Head, Wes’ Tune, Sunny; is born.Ref: 4
1927*(Leroy) Gordon Cooper U.S. astronaut: one of original seven Mercury astronauts [orbited earth 22 times aboard Faith 7 (Mercury 9): May 15, 1963]; flew on Gemini 5 [1965], set flight record of 190 hours, 55 minutes, orbiting the earth 120 times, is born in Shawnee OK.Ref: 4
1927*Andrzej Wajda Suwalki Poland, director (Ashes & Diamonds, Lotna), is born.Ref: 5
1927 John Fairchild Newark NJ, CEO (Fairchild publishing), is born.Ref: 5
1927*Norman Treigle New Orleans LA, bass-baritone, is born.Ref: 5
1927*William J Bell Chicago IL, soap opera creator (Young & Restless), is born.Ref: 5
1928*Gabriel García Márquez Colombia, novelist (Europa Y America, Nobel 1982), is born.Ref: 5
1928*Ronald Stevenson composer, is born.Ref: 5
1929*David Sheppard bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman), is born.Ref: 5
1929*Günter Kunert German poet/writer (Kaiser von Hondu), is born.Ref: 5
1929*Hal Miller British MP, is born.Ref: 5
1929 Ho Dam North Korean Secretary of State (1970-83), is born.Ref: 5
1929*Thomas S Foley (Representative-Democrat-WA, 1965-94)/majority whip/Speaker of House, is born.Ref: 5
1931*Carmen Delavallade US dancer/singer/actress (Aida), is born.Ref: 5
1931*David Haddon Whitaker British publisher (Whitaker's Almanack), is born.Ref: 5
1931*John Smith Los Angeles CA, actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men), is born.Ref: 5
1933*Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins folk musician/composer, is born.Ref: 5
1933 Heiko Wierenga Dutch social-democrat mayor of Enschede (1977-94), is born.Ref: 5
1933*William Davis author/broadcaster (Battle at Bull Run), is born.Ref: 5
1934*John Noakes British TV presenter, is born.Ref: 5
1935*Ronnie Delaney Ireland, 1500 meter runner (Olympics-gold-1956), is born.Ref: 5
1936 A "Bram" Stemerdink Dutch minister of Defense (PvdA), is born.Ref: 5
1936*Jean Boht actress (Arthur's Hallowed Ground), is born.Ref: 5
1936*Marion S Barry (Mayor-Democrat-DC, 1979-90, 95- ), drug indictment, is born.Ref: 5
1937*Insider trader Ivan Boesky is born.Ref: 5
1937*Doug Dillard actor (Clem-Popeye), is born.Ref: 5
1937*Ivan Boesky Detroit MI, stockbroker inside trading, is born.Ref: 5
1937*Merle Haggard country singer, is born.Ref: 5
1937*Paul Mefano composer, is born.Ref: 5
1937*Valentina V Tereshkova-Nikolayev, Russian astronaut, first woman in space (Vostok 6), is born.Ref: 5
1938*Lovelace Watkins singer, is born.Ref: 5
1939*Cookie (Octavio Victor Rivas) Rojas baseball: Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies [all-star: 1965], KC Royals [all-star: 1971-1974], SL Cardinals, is born.Ref: 4
1939*Christopher Bond (Senator-R-MO), is born.Ref: 5
1939*David Spielberg Weslaco TX, actor (Jessica Novak, The Practice), is born.Ref: 5
1939*Jerry Naylor Stephenville TX, rock vocalist (Crickets), is born.Ref: 5
1940*Joanna Miles Nice France, actress (Cross Creek, Delta County USA), is born.Ref: 5
1940*Willie Stargell outfielder/1st baseman (Pittsburgh Pirates, 1971 National League homerun leader), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Willie (Wilver Dornel) Stargell Baseball Hall-of-Famer: Pittsburgh Pirates [all-star: 1964-1966, 1971-1973, 1978/World Series: 1971, 1979: MVP/Baseball Writer’s Award: 1979/AP Male Athlete of the Year: 1979]; 475 career homers: lead N.L. twice [48: 1971, 44: 1973]; drove in 1,540 runs, scored 1,195, 2,232 hits, lifetime batting average of .282, is born.Ref: 4
1941*Ann Winterton British MP, is born.Ref: 5
1941*Ben Murphy Jonesboro AR, actor (Name of the Game, Winds of War), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Karyn Kupcinet actress (Carol-Gertrude Berg Show), is born.Ref: 5
1942*Ben Murphy actor: The Winds of War, The Chisholms, Time Walker, Alias Smith and Jones, Yours, Mine and Ours, is born.Ref: 4
1944*Dave Gilmour singer, musician: group: Pink Floyd: Atom Heart Mother, Echoes, LP: The Dark Side of the Moon, is born.Ref: 4
1944*Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Gisborne New Zealand, operatic soprano (Don Giovanni), is born.Ref: 5
1944*Mary Wilson Detroit MI, vocalist (Supremes-Where Did Our Love Go), is born.Ref: 5
1945*Bob Trumpy football: Cincinnati; broadcaster, is born.Ref: 4
1945*Anna Maria Horsford New York NY, actress (Thelma Frye-Amen), is born.Ref: 5
1945*Hugh Grundy Winchester England, drummer (Zombies-She's Not There), is born.Ref: 5
1945*Rob Reiner Bronx NY, actor/director (All in the Family, Stand By Me), is born.Ref: 5
1946*David Jon Gilmour Cambridgeshire England, rock guitarist (Pink Floyd-The Wall), is born.Ref: 5
1946*Martin Kove Brooklyn NY, actor (Victor-Cagney & Lacey), is born.Ref: 5
1946*Patrick Pierre Roger Baudry Cameroon, astronaut (STS 18), is born.Ref: 5
1946*Tony Klatka rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears), is born.Ref: 5
1947*Dick Fosbury (Olympic Gold Medalist and record holder: high jump [7', 4 1/4", 1968]; National Track & Field Hall of Famer: 1st to break 7' indoors; invented the "Fosbury Flop" high jump technique), is born in Portland OR.Ref: 3
1947*Rob Reiner Emmy Award-winning Best Supporting Actor/Comedy Series: All In the Family [1973-74, 1977-78], Postcards from the Edge, Sleepless in Seattle; director: When Harry Met Sally, This is Spinal Tap, The Princess Bride, A Few Good Men; Carl’s son, is born.Ref: 4
1947*Judy Loe Urmston Manchester UK, actress (Singles, Meaning of Life), is born.Ref: 5
1947*Kiki Dee Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart), is born.Ref: 5
1948*James FCS "Jim" Woude cartoonist, is born.Ref: 5
1949*Donald York rocker (Sha Na Na), is born.Ref: 5
1951*Stedman Graham Oprah Winfrey's fianceè, is born.Ref: 5
1952*Lyn Perrin executive administrator (WIC), is born.Ref: 5
1953*Jackie Zeman Englewood NJ, actress (Bobbie-General Hospital), is born.Ref: 5
1959*Tom Arnold, Ottuwa IA, comedian (Roseanne, True Lies), is born.Ref: 5
1960*[Eris] Sleepy Floyd NBA guard, is born.Ref: 5
1962*Alison Nicholas Gibraltar, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning Classic), is born.Ref: 5
1962 Erica Hess is born.Ref: 10
1963*Suzanne Crough rocker (Partridge Family), is born.Ref: 5
1964*Cher Butler Garland TX, playmate (August, 1985), is born.Ref: 5
1964*Reniet Vrieze rock singer/guitarist (Pilgrims-White Men), is born.Ref: 5
1965*Tammy Liley Long Beach CA, volleyball mid blocker/captain (Olympics-bronze-92, 96), is born.Ref: 5
1966*Cliff Meidl Redondo Beach CA, sprint kayak (alternate-Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1966*Michelle Edwards WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers), is born.Ref: 5
1968*Carla McGhee Peoria IL, US basketball forward (Olympics-gold-96), is born.Ref: 5
1968*Connie Britton Boston MA, actress (Nikki-Spin City), is born.Ref: 5
1968*Jon Baker WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy), is born.Ref: 5
1968*Marty Morgan Minneapolis MN, 180½ lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1968*Moira Kelly actress (Cutting Edge), is born.Ref: 5
1968*Russell Butler Dandenong Victoria Australia, diver (Olympics-28th-88, 96), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Andrea Elson New York NY, actress (Lynn-Alf, Alice-Whiz Kids), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Deems May NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers), is born.Ref: 5
1970*Amy Pietz Milwaukee WI, actress (Annie-Caroline In the City), is born.Ref: 5
1970*Robbie Tobeck NFL guard/center (Atlanta Falcons), is born.Ref: 5
1970*Scott Stahoviak Waukegan IL, infielder (Minnesota Twins), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Darrick Martin NBA guard (Los Angeles Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Roger Salkeld Burbank CA, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Jamal Anderson fullback (Atlanta Falcons), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Paul Frlan CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Shaquille O'Neal Newark NJ, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Olympics-gold-96), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Susan Alexander Silver Spring MD, Miss Maryland-America (1996), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Brian Olson Tallahassee FL, middleweight (189 lbs) judoka (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Greg Ostertag NBA center (Utah Jazz), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Michael Finley NBA guard/forward (Phoenix Suns/Dallas Mavericks), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Terry Adams Mobile AL, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)Ref: 5
766*Chrodegang church reformer/bishop of Mainz, dies at about 50.Ref: 5
1583*Zacharias Ursinus German theologist (Heidelberger), dies at 48.Ref: 5
1615*Pieter Both Dutch Admiral/1st Governor-General (East Indies, 1609-14), drowns.Ref: 5
1616*Francis Beaumont Elizabethan dramatist, dies (birth date unknown).Ref: 5
1674*Johann Paul Schor German barok painter, dies at 58.Ref: 5
1683*Guarino Guarini, Italian architect, dies at age 59.Ref: 70
1720*Pieter van Flowers Flemish painter, buried at 63.Ref: 5
1753*Gerhardus Havingha composer, dies at 56.Ref: 5
1754*Henry Pelham English premier (1745, 46-54), Gin Act, dies at about 57.Ref: 5
1809*(Declaration of Independence) Thomas Heyward Jr, lawyer, farmer, signer of the Declaration of Independence, dies. (TWA, 1997)Ref: 95
1828*Hongi Hika, Ngapuhi War Chief of New Zealand, dies.Ref: 62
1836*Davy Crockett US pioneer (Alamo), killed in the battle of the Alamo at age 49. (Or possibly executed shortly after the battle.)Ref: 5
1846*Nikoli A Poveloi Russian writer/publisher, dies at 49.Ref: 5
1851*Alexander Aliabiev composer, dies at 63.Ref: 5
1854*Caspar GC Reinwardt German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80.Ref: 5
1867*Wiktor Kazynski composer, dies at 54.Ref: 5
1867 Artemus Ward dies.Ref: 10
1888*Louisa May Alcott, the American author of the classic "Little Women", dies at age 55 in Roxbury, MA, just hours after the burial of her father.Ref: 70
1895*Camilla Collett, Norwegian novelist/feminist, dies at age 82.Ref: 70
1900*Gottlieb Daimler designed first motorcycle, dies at 65.Ref: 5
1903*Gaston Paris, French philologist, educator, and writer, dies at age 63.Ref: 70
1917*Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom premier of Belgium (1899), dies at 73.Ref: 5
1919*Death of Julia H. Johnston, 70, American Presbyterian Sunday School leader. She penned about 500 hymns during her lifetime, one of which is still sung today: "Grace Greater Than Our Sin" (a.k.a. "Marvelous Grace of our Loving Lord").Ref: 5
1924*Meyer E van Beem actor (Moittige Janus), dies at 85.Ref: 5
1929*David Buick, namesake of the General Motors marque Buick, dies in Detroit at the age of 74.Ref: 3
1930*Herbert John Gladstone, English statesman, dies at age 76.Ref: 70
1930*Alfred von Tirpitz, German admiral and chief builder of German navy before World War I, dies at age 80.Ref: 70
1932*John Philip Sousa, the American band conductor and composer of popular marches, dies at age 77.Ref: 70
1933*Anton J Cermak US mayor of Chicago, murdered.Ref: 5
1933*Death of Amos R. Wells, 71, pioneer U.S. Christian educator. From l901 until his death, he was editor of "Peloubet's Notes for the International Sunday School Lessons."Ref: 5
1935*(US Supreme Court Justice) Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. jurist: associate justice of U.S. Supreme Court [1902-1932]; writer: The Common Law; dies in Washington.Ref: 4
1936*Josef Stransky composer, dies at 63.Ref: 5
1936*Rubin Goldmark composer, dies at 63.Ref: 5
1937*Frank Vosper actor/writer (Jew Suss), dies at 37.Ref: 5
1939*[Carl L] Ferdinand von Lindemann German mathematician, dies at 86.Ref: 5
1939*Miron Cristea, Romanian; first patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, dies at age 70.Ref: 70
1941*John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum sculptor (Mount Rushmore), dies at 73.Ref: 5
1941*Leen Schijvenschuurder Dutch February strike leader, executed.Ref: 5
1945*Rudolph Karel composer, dies at 64.Ref: 5
1945*Former major leaguer Harry O'Neill is killed during the Battle of Iwo Jima. He had caught one game with no at-bats for the Philadelphia A's in 1939.Ref: 1
1946*33 are killed at a soccer match in England. (Ref: Sports Illustrated, p. 15, 5/21/2001) 
1947*Ludwig Weber composer, dies at 55.Ref: 5
1950*Lew Lehr comedian (Stop Me if I heard this One), dies at 54.Ref: 5
1951*Ivor Novello actor/writer (Lodger, Phantom Fiend), dies at 58.Ref: 5
1954*Jan Kalf Dutch literature/art historian, dies at 80.Ref: 5
1954*Louis Zimmermann violinist, dies at 80.Ref: 5
1959*Fred Stone actor (Hideaway, Westerner), dies at 85.Ref: 5
1961*George Formby British singer/comedian, dies at 56.Ref: 5
1961*Kjeld Abell Danish playwright/director of Tivoli, dies at 59.Ref: 5
1962*Rezso Kokai composer, dies at 56.Ref: 5
1963 Kornelis ter Laan first Dutch socialist mayor (Zaandam), dies at 91.Ref: 5
1964*King Paul I of Greece (1947-64), dies at 62.Ref: 5
1965*Margaret Dumont [Daisy Baker] actress (Animal Crackers), dies at 75.Ref: 5
1965*Ruvim Pergament composer, dies at 58.Ref: 5
1966*Richard Hageman composer, dies at 83.Ref: 5
1967*Nelson Eddy US baritone/actor (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 65.Ref: 68
1967*Oscar Shaw actor (Rhythm on the River, Marianne), dies at 76.Ref: 5
1967*Zoltán Kodály Hungarian composer (Háry Janos), dies at 84.Ref: 5
1968*Isa Krejci composer, dies at 63.Ref: 5
1968*Joseph Martin Jr Speaker of the House, dies at 83.Ref: 5
1970*William Hopper, New York City NY, actor (Paul Drake-Perry Mason), dies at age 55.Ref: 4
1971*Raymond Herreman Flemish writer (Don't Forget to Live), dies at 74.Ref: 5
1973*Paul Klecki/Kletzki Polish violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 72.Ref: 5
1973*Pearl S[ydenstricker] Buck author (Good Earth-Nobel 1938), dies at 80.Ref: 5
1973*Vera Fjodorova Panova Russian author (Sputniki), dies at 67.Ref: 5
1976*"Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, NYC, light-heavyweight box champ (1932-34), actor, dies at age 71.Ref: 68
1979*Charles Wagenheim actor (Halligan-Gunsmoke), dies at 83.Ref: 5
1981*Klaus Grabowski child molester, shot by parent.Ref: 5
1982*Ayn Rand, Russian-born author-philosopher (The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged), dies in New York at 77.Ref: 5
1982*Jan Lemaire Dutch actor/writer (Beautiful Juultje), dies at 97.Ref: 5
1983*Thelma Pelish actress (Pajama Game), dies at 55.Ref: 5
1984*Henry Wilcoxon actor (Cleopatra, Dragnet, Jericho), dies of congessive heart failure at 78.Ref: 5
1984*Martin Niemöller, open opponent of Hitler in the 1930s, German submarine captain/anti-Nazi minister, dies at 92.Ref: 5
1984*Pierre Cochereau composer, dies at 59.Ref: 5
1985*Eric Sloane US artist, dies at 80.Ref: 5
1985*Mexican authorities find body of US drug agent Enrique C Salaazar.Ref: 5
1986*Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's foremost 20th-century painters, dies at age 98.Ref: 70
1986*Adolph Caesar actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies.Ref: 5
1987*189 people die when the British ferry "Herald of Free Enterprise" capsized off the Belgian port of Zeebrugge. (TWA, 1997)Ref: 95
1987*6.8 earthquake hits Ecuador, kills 100.Ref: 5
1988*Konstantin Iliev composer, dies at 63.Ref: 5
1988*3 IRA suspects were shot dead in Gibraltar by SAS officers.Ref: 5
1989*Harry Andrews actor (Equus, Helen of Troy, Hill), dies at 77.Ref: 5
1992*(Maria Helena) Vieira da Silva artist: style: Parisian School and abstract expressionism; dies.Ref: 4
1993*Cyril Collard French director (Lesson nuits fauves), dies at 35.Ref: 5
1993*Douglas Marland soap writer (As the World Turns), dies at 58.Ref: 5
1993*Nicholas Ridley English Minister of Finance, dies at 64.Ref: 5
1994*Melina Mercouri actress: Never on Sunday, Once is Not Enough, Topkapi; Greece’s Minister of Culture [1981-1989, 1993-1994]; dies.Ref: 4
1994*Leighton Noble singer/Bandleader, dies at 81.Ref: 5
1994*Max Schubert winemaker, dies at 89.Ref: 5
1994*Moses Rascoe blues singer, dies at 77.Ref: 5
1994 Tengis Abuladze Georgia SSR MP (Penalty), dies at 71.Ref: 5
1995*Delroy George Wilson singer, dies at 46.Ref: 5
1995*Emile van Moerkerken photographer (Ice Princess), dies at 78.Ref: 5
1995*Helene Weijel author (In Two Worlds), dies at 44.Ref: 5
1995*David Beinhoff mayor, dies at 24.Ref: 5
1996 Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay politician, dies at 88.Ref: 5
1996*Herbert "Herb" Hall clarinetist/saxophonist, dies at 88.Ref: 5
1996*Simon Cadell actor (Enemy at the Door), dies at 45.Ref: 5
1997*Anthony Hopkins clinical Neurologist, dies at 59.Ref: 5
1997*Jagan Guyanes Prime Minister of Guyana (1953, 57-64), dies.Ref: 5
1997*Michael Manley Jamaican Prime Minister (PNP, 1972-80, 89-92), dies.Ref: 5
1998 Adem Jasari Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) leader, killedRef: 5
1998*Matt Beck, an angry Connecticut state lottery accountant kills three supervisors and the lottery chief before killing himself at Connecticut state lottery.Ref: 5

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