Ken Fussichen's History Of The Day For
March 17th

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389*(year uncertain) St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, allegedly drove all the snakes out of Ireland.Ref: 2
432*St Patrick, a bishop, is carried off to Ireland as a slave.Ref: 5
455*Roman senator Petronius Maximus becomes Emperor.Ref: 5
461 The first St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in Ireland.Ref: 4
988 The city of Dublin, Ireland is founded.Ref: 62
1526*French king François I freed from Spain.Ref: 5
1580*Prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam.Ref: 5
1658*Pro-Charles II plot in England discovered.Ref: 5
1722 Willem KH Friso appointed mayor of Drente.Ref: 5
1734*Forty-two families of German Protestant refugees landed in the American colonies. Sponsored by the British Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge (SPCK), the 78 religious pilgrims soon founded the town of Ebenezer, 30 miles from Savannah, Georgia.Ref: 5
1753*First official St Patrick's Day.Ref: 5
1755*Transylvania Land Co buys Kentucky for $50,000 from a Cherokee chief.Ref: 5
1756*St Patrick's Day first celebrated in NYC at Crown & Thistle Tavern.Ref: 5
1762*First St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City led by Irish soldiers serving in British army.Ref: 5
1766*Britain repeals the Stamp Act, which caused so much resentment in the North American colonies, but the news did not reach the colonies for nearly two months.Ref: 2
1766*The Stamp Act is repealed, but the same day the parliament passes the Declaratory Act asserting its right to bind the colonies by its laws.Ref: 87
1770*(Boston Massacre) The fifth and last victim of the massacre, Patrick Carr, is buried in the Granary Burying Ground.Ref: 87
1775*The Treaty of Sycamore Shoals, by the terms of which the Cherokees sell the Transylvania Company of North Carolina all land between the Kentucky and Cumberland Rivers (present-day central and western Kentucky and north central Tennessee), is signed. 
1824 England & Netherlands sign a trade agreement.Ref: 5
1833*Phoenix Society forms (New York).Ref: 5
1836*Texas abolishes slavery.Ref: 5
1842*Indians land in Ohio, a 12²-mile area in Upper Sandusky.Ref: 5
1854*First park land purchased by a US city, Worcester MA.Ref: 5
1860*Japanese embassy arrives aboard Candinmarruh [sic].Ref: 5
1861*Italy declares independence; Kingdom of Italy proclaimed.Ref: 5
1865*(Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy) Booth's plan to kidnap Lincoln as he returns from a play at Campbell Hospital on the outskirts of Washington fails when Lincoln changes his plans.Ref: 87
1870*The Massachusetts Legislature authorized the incorporation of Wellesley Female Seminary. It later became Wellesley College.Ref: 70
1876*General Crook destroy Cheyennes & Oglala-Sioux Indian camps.Ref: 5
1879*Billy the Kid meets with New Mexico Governor Lew Wallace. He turns evidence against William Matthews, William Campbell, and James Dolan for the murder of Huston Chapman in exchange for a full pardon. Ref 
1884*John Joseph Montgomery makes first glider flight, Otay CA.Ref: 5
1894*US & China sign treaty preventing Chinese laborers from entering US.Ref: 5
1897*Emilie Grace Briggs became the first woman in America to graduate from a Presbyterian theological school, when she received her Bachelor of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary, in New York City.Ref: 5
1901 Free thinking-Democratic Union forms in Netherlands.Ref: 5
1905*Eleanor Roosevelt, neice of President Theodore Roosevelt, marries her fifth cousin Franklin Roosevelt.Ref: 2
1906*(Shipp) Parden and Hewlett plead Johnson's case for a writ of habeas corpus before Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan, the justice who dissented in the famous case of Plessy vs. Ferguson.Ref: 87
1906*President Theodore Roosevelt coined the word ‘muckrake’ in a speech that he delivered to the Gridiron Club in Washington, DC.Ref: 4
1910*Camp Fire Girls organization is formed. (It will be formally presented by Mrs Luther Halsey Gulick, on this day in 1912.) (XDG, p 4A, 3/17/2004)Ref: 2
1912*Camp Fire Girls organization announced (formally presented) by Mrs Luther Halsey Gulick.Ref: 39
1914*Russia increases the number of active duty military from 460,000 to 1,700,000.Ref: 2
1919*Dutch steel workers strike for 8 hour day & minimum wages.Ref: 5
1921*Dr Marie Stopes opens Britain's first birth control clinic (London).Ref: 5
1921*Lenin proclaims New Economic Politics.Ref: 5
1924*Four Douglas army aircraft leave Los Angeles for an around the world flight.Ref: 2
1924 Netherlands & USSR begin talks over USSR recognition.Ref: 5
1924 Sweden & USSR exchange diplomats.Ref: 5
1926*Dutch Calvinists oust Reverend J G Geelkerken over Genesis 3.Ref: 5
1926*Spain & Brazil prevent Germany from joining the League of Nations.Ref: 5
1927*US government doesn't sign League of Nations disarmament treaty.Ref: 5
1929*General Motors acquires German auto manufacturer Adam Opel.Ref: 5
1929*Spanish dictator Primo de Rivera closes university of Madrid.Ref: 5
1930*Mob boss Al Capone is released from jail.Ref: 2
1931*Stalin throws Krupskaya Lenin out of Central Committee.Ref: 5
1932*German police raid Hitler's Nazi-headquarter.Ref: 5
1933*Bill establishing the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico was approvedRef: 62
1934 Dollfuss, Mussolini & Gömbös sign Donau Pact (protocols of Rome).Ref: 5
1940*Existence of Brooklyn kill-for-hire gang called Murder, Inc. revealed.Ref: 10
1942*Belzec Concentration Camp opens-30,000 Lublin Polish Jews transported.Ref: 5
1943*Bulgaria states opposition to deportation of its Jews.Ref: 35
1944*Actor Charlton Heston weds Lydia Clarke.Ref: 5
1949*The first car to carry the Porsche family name is introduced at the 19th International Automobile Show in Geneva, Switzerland.Ref: 3
1950 Belgian government of Eyskens resigns.Ref: 5
1951 Government of Drees takes power.Ref: 5
1953*US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.Ref: 5
1957*Dutch ban on Sunday driving lifted.Ref: 5
1959*The Dalai Lama flees Tibet and goes to India.Ref: 2
1959 Australia & USSR restore diplomatic relations.Ref: 5
1960*Eisenhower forms anti-Castro-exile army under the CIA.Ref: 5
1961*The United States increases military aid and technicians to Laos.Ref: 2
1961*New York DA arrests professional gamblers who implicate Seton Hall players.Ref: 5
1961*South Africa leaves British Commonwealth.Ref: 5
1962*Moscow asks the United States to pull out of South Vietnam.Ref: 2
1963*Elizabeth Ann Seton of New York beatified (canonized in 1975).Ref: 5
1966*A US midget submarine located a missing hydrogen bomb which had fallen from an American bomber into the Mediterranean off Spain.Ref: 5
1966 South Africa government bans Defense & Aid Fund.Ref: 5
1968*(Chicago 7) A press conference is held to announce that the Yippies will sponsor a "Festival of Life" in Chicago during the upcoming Democratic Convention.Ref: 87
1968*2-tiered gold price negotiated in Washington DC by US & 6 European nations.Ref: 5
1969*Golda Meir, a Milwaukee high school teacher, was sworn in as the fourth premier of Israel.Ref: 4
1970*(My Lai) The Army charges 14 officers with suppression of facts in the My Lai massacre case.Ref: 2
1970*The United States cast its first veto in the UN Security Council. (The US killed a resolution that would have condemned Britain for failure to use force to overthrow the white-ruled government of Rhodesia.)Ref: 5
1972*President Nixon asks Congress to halt busing in order to achieve desegregation.Ref: 2
1973*Twenty are killed in Cambodia when a bomb goes off that was meant for the Cambodian President Lon Nol.Ref: 2
1973*Queen Elizabeth II opens new London Bridge.Ref: 5
1973 St Patrick's Day marchers carry 14 coffins commemorating Bloody Sunday.Ref: 5
1976*US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.Ref: 5
1985*President Ronald Reagan agrees to a joint study with Canada on acid rain.Ref: 2
1985*William Schroeder set a record for heart transplant patients as he reached his 113th day of life with the artificial organ.Ref: 4
1986*Haemers gang robs gold transport in Belgium of 35 million BF.Ref: 5
1987*IBM releases PC-DOS version 3.3.Ref: 5
1988*Apple sues Microsoft for stealing the look and feel of the Macintosh interface in its Windows 2.0 operating system. Although Microsoft had signed a licensing agreement to copy visual elements of the Macintosh for Windows 1.0, it failed to seek permission for the upgrade. The suit was dismissed after three years.Ref: 3
1988*Iran says Iraq uses poison gas.Ref: 5
1989 Dorothy Cudahy is first female grand marshal of St Patrick Day Parade.Ref: 5
1991 Millions of people voted in a landmark referendum on whether to preserve the splintering Soviet Union. (XDG, p 4A, 3/17/2001)Ref: 83
1991*New Jersey raises turnpike tolls 70%.Ref: 5
1991*USSR holds a referendum to determine if they should stay together; 9 of 15 Soviet representatives officially approve new union treaty.Ref: 5
1992 White South Africans approve constitutional reforms giving legal equality to blacks.Ref: 2
1992 De Klerk wins a white only referendum.Ref: 5
1994 Secretary of State Warren Christopher, just back from China, told a House subcommittee that reports describing the trip as a failure were "rather misleading" adding that Beijing had made "solid improvements" in the areas of prison labor and immigration. (XDG, p 4A, 3/17/2004)Ref: 83
1995*British £ hits 2.4545 to Dutch guilder (record).Ref: 5
1995*Sinn-Fein leader Gerry Adams visits White House.Ref: 5
1995*US approves first chicken pox vaccine, Varivax by Merck & Co.Ref: 5
1999*A panel of medical experts concluded that marijuana has medical benefits for people suffering from cancer and AIDS.Ref: 70
2000*Joseph Palczynski shoots his way into the home of his ex-girlfriends relatives and holds them hostage. (The Cincinnati Enquirer, 03/19/2000, p. A18) 
2000*Iceberg B-15A breaks off Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf. It is 100 miles long by 30 miles wide and rises 100 to 150 feet above the surface of the ocean. It may take 10 to 20 years to melt. (USA Today, p 7D, 2/20/2001)Ref: 13
2000*Smith & Wesson signs an unprecedented agreement with the Clinton administration to, among other things, include safety locks on all of its handguns to make them more childproof. In exchange, the agreement called for federal, state and city lawsuits against the gunmaker to be dropped. (XDG, p 4A, 3/17/2001)Ref: 83
2001*Greene County, Ohio's 2000 census shows a 13% growth from 136,731 to 147,886, while Xenia's population drops 2% to 24,164. (XDG, p 1, 3/17/2001)Ref: 83
2003*Edging to the brink of war, President George W. Bush gave Saddam Hussein 48 hours to leave his country. Iraq rejected the ultimatum.Ref: 70
2004*(I-270 Sniper) Columbus [OH] resident Charles A McCoy, the prime suspect in the I-270 sniper shootings, is arrested without incident in Las Vegas, after he was recognized in a casino by a tipster. (XDG, p 1, 3/18/2004)Ref: 5
1521*Ferdinand Magellan discovers the Philippines.Ref: 5
1845*Bristol man, Henry Jones, patents self-raising flour.Ref: 5
1845*Rubber band patented by Stephen Perry of London.Ref: 5
1868*The first postage stamp canceling machine patent is issued.Ref: 2
1898*First practical submarine 1st submerges, by Holland Torpedo Boat Co. of New York NY (for 1 hour 40 minutes).Ref: 5
1947*The XB-45, prototype of the first operational U.S. jet-powered bomber, makes its first flight, Muroc Army Air Field, CA. (Also: S Pace)Ref: 84
1950*Scientists at the University of CA at Berkeley announced they had created a new radioactive element #98, "californium."Ref: 70
1958*Navy launches Vanguard 1 into orbit (2nd US), measures Earth shape.Ref: 5
1992*Russian manned space craft TM-14, launches into orbit.Ref: 5
1537*French troops invade Flanders.Ref: 5
1672*England declares war on Netherlands.Ref: 5
1757 Prince Mas Saïd of Mataram surrenders to Mangkubumi in Java.Ref: 5
1776*British forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War.Ref: 5
1799*Napoleon Bonaparte and his army reach Mediterranean seaport of St. Jean d'Acra, only to find British warships ready to break his siege of the town.Ref: 2
1863*John Pelham US Confederate artillery major, dies in battle at 24.Ref: 5
1863*Battle of Kelly's Ford, Virginia (211 casualities).Ref: 5
1917*Bapaume falls to British. Roye and Lassigny occupied by French.Ref: 38
1941*German submarine U-99 torpedoes and sinks Canadian merchant ship J.B. White southwest of the Faeroes Islands. Two die, 38 survive. 
1942*Several ships in Gothenburg, Sweden, loaded with special steels for Britain, are declared by the Swedish Supreme Court free to leave. 
1942*General Doug MacArthur arrives in Australia to become the supreme commander of the united nations forces in the Southwestern Pacific.Ref: 5
1943*Aldemarin (Ned) & Fort Cedar Lake (US) torpedoed & sinks.Ref: 5
1944*The U.S. Eighth Air Force bombs Vienna.Ref: 2
1945*134 American and British gliders cross the Rhine River, landing in Wesel, Germany. This is the start of Operation Varsity. 
1945*Allied ships bomb North-Sumatra.Ref: 5
1959 Tibetans rise against occupying ChineseRef: 62
1973*The first POWs are released from the "Hanoi Hilton" in Hanoi, North Vietnam.Ref: 2
1871*National Association of Professional Base-Ball players organized.Ref: 5
1876*1st record high jump over 6' (Marshall Jones Brooks).Ref: 5
1897*Motion pictures of a championship prize fight were taken for the first time as ‘Sunny’ Bob Fitzsimmons knocked out ‘Gentleman’ Jim Corbett in 14 rounds in a bare knuckles match for the world heavyweight title.Ref: 4
1900*Stanley Cup: Montréal Shamrocks sweep Halifax Crescents in 2.Ref: 5
1902*Stanley Cup: Montréal AAA beat Winnipeg Victorias, 2 games to 1.Ref: 5
1906*Stanley Cup: Montréal Wanderers beat Ottawa Silver 7, although both winning a game, Montréal outscores Ottawa 12-10.Ref: 5
1908*Quickest world heavyweight title fight (Tommy Burns KOs Jem Roche in 88 seconds).Ref: 5
1910*DHC soccer team forms in Delft Netherlands.Ref: 5
1917 America’s first bowling tournament for ladies began in St. Louis, MO this day. Almost 100 women participated in the event.Ref: 4
1918 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Rosemary Beresford.Ref: 5
1918 US Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Nathaniel Niles.Ref: 5
1936*Joe DiMaggio makes his Yankee debut in a big way getting four hits, including a triple in an 8-7 exhibition loss to the Cardinals.Ref: 1
1940*An inter-league exhibition all-star game raises over $20,000 to benefit the recently attacked country of Finland.Ref: 1
1953*Milwaukee County Stadium will be available to the Boston Braves at a very reasonable rental rate.Ref: 1
1953*Bill Veeck says he will sell his 80% of St Louis Browns for $2,475M.Ref: 5
1955*Maurice "Rocket" Richard suspended, sparks 7 hour riot in Montréal.Ref: 5
1963*Bob Cousey of the Boston Celtics played his last regular season basketball game after 13 years in the National Basketball Association.Ref: 4
1965*Jackie Robinson becomes the first black to be a member of a national network broadcasting team when he signs on to announce games with ABC.Ref: 1
1966*Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale play hardball when negoiating with the Dodgers; they sign movie contracts showing they are serious about retiring from baseball if their salary demands are not met.Ref: 1
1968*Kathie Whitworth wins LPGA St Petersburg Orange Blossom Golf Open.Ref: 5
1969*In baseball, the Atlanta Braves traded Joe Torre to the St. Louis Cardinals for Orlando Cepeda. After his playing days, Torre continued in baseball as a broadcaster and manager.Ref: 4
1969*Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Open.Ref: 5
1970*Peter O'Malley was named the Los Angeles Dodgers president and his father, Walter O'Malley, assumed the position of chairman of the board.Ref: 86
1974*Jane Blalock wins LPGA Bing Crosby Golf Classic International.Ref: 5
1975 Valeri Muratov skates world record 1000 meter (1:16.92).Ref: 5
1976*Commissioner Kuhn orders owners to halt lock-out and open spring training camps as soon as possible; all clubs will comply within forty-eight hours.Ref: 1
1976 Malikov skates world record 1000 meter (1:15.76).Ref: 5
1976*Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is retried.Ref: 5
1977*A federal court rules in favor of Commissioner Kuhn's decision to void the 1976 A's sales of players by owner Charlie Finley.Ref: 1
1978*Reds don green uniforms for St Patricks Day.Ref: 5
1979 World Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk & G Karponosov USSR.Ref: 5
1979 World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship at Vienna won by Tai Babilonia & R Gardner (USA).Ref: 5
1979 World Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Vienna won by Linda Fratianne (USA).Ref: 5
1979 World Men's Figure Skating Championship in Vienna won by Vladimir Kovalev (USSR).Ref: 5
1981*FC Lisse, Dutch soccer team forms.Ref: 5
1983*70th hat trick in Islander history-Mike Bossy.Ref: 5
1985*Patrick Ewing accepted the Naismith Award during half-time of the DePaul-Syracuse basketball game. The award is annually given to basketball’s top collegiate player.Ref: 4
1985*Jane Blalock wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open.Ref: 5
1985 Matti Nykanen of Finland set a world ski jump record of 623'.Ref: 5
1988*Highest scoring NCAA basketball game: Loyola-Marymnt 119, Wyoming 115.Ref: 5
1990 PBA National Championship Won by Jim Pencak.Ref: 5
1991*Penny Hammel wins Desert Inn LPGA Golf International.Ref: 5
1994*It is announced there is no smoking in Cleveland Indians new ballpark.Ref: 5
1996*Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship.Ref: 5
1996*Mike Tyson beat Frank Bruno in 3rd round to gain Heavyweight title.Ref: 5
1996*Montréal Canadien's first game in their new arena.Ref: 5
1998*USA Women's Hockey Team beats Canada for first Olympics Gold medalRef: 5
1999*Jim Fregosi replaces Tim Johnson as Toronto Blue Jays manager.Ref: 86
1999*The International Olympic Committee expelled six of its members in the wake of a bribery scandal, but backed President Juan Antonio Samaranch.Ref: 70
1999*Instant replay was voted back in the NFL for the 1999 season. (XDG, p 4A, 3/17/2004)Ref: 83
2001*Joe Randa agree to a two-year contract extension keeping him in Kansas City until 2003 season. The Royals' third baseman batted .304 and knocked in 106 runs for the Royals in 155 games last season.Ref: 1
1804 Johann von Schiller's "Wilhelm Tell" premieres.Ref: 5
1847*Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Macbeth" is produced (Florence).Ref: 5
1901 The late Vincent van Gogh's 71 painting show at Bernheim-Jeune gallery in Paris causes sensation.Ref: 10
1924*Eugene O'Neill's "Welded" premieres in New York NY.Ref: 5
1926*The Girl Friend opened in New York City. The musical continued for a run of 409 performances.Ref: 4
1926*Richard Rodgers & L Hart's musical "Girl Friend" premieres in New York NY.Ref: 5
1933 Comedian Phil Baker was heard on network radio for the first time when The Armour Jester was heard on the old NBC Blue network. Baker rapidly rose to the top of the radio ratings.Ref: 4
1939*Artie Shaw featured sidemen Tony Pastor and Buddy Rich on two classics. One Night Stand and One Foot in the Groove were recorded for Bluebird Records.Ref: 4
1941*The National Gallery of Art was officially opened by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Washington, D.C.Ref: 4
1943*F Hugh Herbert's "Kiss & Tell" premieres in New York NY.Ref: 5
1956*8th Emmy Awards: Ed Sullivan Show, Phil Silvers Show & Lucy Ball.Ref: 5
1965*Beatles announce their film is named "8 Arms to Hold on to You" (Help).Ref: 5
1967*Snoopy and Charlie Brown, of the comic strip Peanuts, made the cover of LIFE magazine.Ref: 4
1972*Ringo releases "Back of Bugaloo" in UK.Ref: 5
1978*Ligeti's opera "Le Grand Macabre" premieres in Stockholm.Ref: 5
1983*9th People's Choice Awards.Ref: 5
1985*Elizabeth Taylor arrived in Charleston, SC to be greeted by large crowds as she stepped off a private jet to begin filming of the Civil War-era movie, North and South.Ref: 4
1988 "Les Miserables" opens at Det Norske Teatret, Oslo Norway.Ref: 5
1989*"Chu Chem" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 44 performances.Ref: 5
1991*Irish Lesbians & Gays march in St Patrick Day parade.Ref: 5
1991*John Robin Baitz' "Substance of Fire" premieres in New York NY.Ref: 5
1992*"Death & the Maiden" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 159 performances.Ref: 5
1992*18th People's Choice Awards: Garth Brooks & Reba McEntire.Ref: 5
1994*"Little More Magic" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 30 performances.Ref: 5
1996*"Bus Stop" closes at Circle in Square Theater NYC after 29 performances.Ref: 5
1996*"Getting Away With Murder" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 17 performances.Ref: 5
1997*CNN begins Spanish broadcasts.Ref: 5
1473*James IV king of Scotland (1488-1513), is born.Ref: 5
1578*Francesco Albana Italian painter (Mary's Ascension), is born.Ref: 5
1628*Daniel van Papenbroeck [Papebrochius], Flemish historian, is born.Ref: 5
1664*Georg Osterreich composer, is born.Ref: 5
1675*Petrus Laurentius Wockenfuss composer, is born.Ref: 5
1685*Jean-Marc Nattier French portrait painter, is born.Ref: 5
1686*Jean-Baptiste Oudry, French Rococo painter, designer and illustrator, is born.Ref: 70
1746*Jan David Holland composer, is born.Ref: 5
1777*(US Supreme Court Justice) Roger Taney is born in Calvert MD. He was the 5th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from1836-1864. His decision that Congress had no power to abolish slavery in territories helped bring on the Civil War [Dred Scott case].Ref: 4
1780 Thomas Chalmers first moderator (Free Church of Scotland 1843-47), is born.Ref: 5
1781*Dominique J de Eerens Governor-General of Netherland Indies, is born.Ref: 5
1789*Edmund Kean London England, tragic actor (Shylock), is born.Ref: 5
1789*Birth of Charlotte Elliott, English devotional writer. An illness at age 33 left her an invalid her remaining 50 years, during which she devoted herself to religious writing. Of her 150 hymns, "Just As I Am" remains popular today.Ref: 5
1804*Frontiersman Jim Bridger is born. He is the 1st Caucasian to see the Great Salt Lake in 1824, established Fort Bridger WY. Bridger National Forest bears his name.Ref: 4
1820*Patrick Edward Connor Brevet Major General (Union volunteers), is born.Ref: 5
1825*Rodolphe Bresdin French cartoonist/lithographer (Le Bon Samaritain), is born.Ref: 5
1826*Oskar Peschel German journalist/geography (Völkerkunder), is born.Ref: 5
1828*Patrick Ronayne Cleburne the "Stonewall" of the West (Major General-Confederate Army), is born.Ref: 5
1832*Daniel Conway Moncure, US, clergyman/author/abolitionist (Life of Thomas Paine), is born.Ref: 5
1832*Walter Quintin Gresham Brevet Major General (Union volunteers), is born.Ref: 5
1834*Gottlieb Daimler Germany, engineer/inventor/auto pioneer-designed first motorcycle, is born.Ref: 5
1839*Josef Rheinberger Vaduz Liechtenstein, opera composer (Munich Conser), is born.Ref: 5
1841*Birth of James R. Murray, American sacred music editor. A veteran of the American Civil War, Murray is better remembered today as composer of the hymn tune MUELLER, to which we sing the Christmas carol, "Away in a Manger."Ref: 5
1846*Kate Greenaway England, artist/book illustrator (Under the Window), is born.Ref: 5
1848*Horace Wadham Nicholl composer, is born.Ref: 5
1849*Charles Brush, American inventor and industrialist, is born.Ref: 70
1873*Chard Somerset first woman Cabinet minister (1929-31), is born.Ref: 5
1873*Margaret Bondfield British Labour leader/1st woman cabinet member, is born.Ref: 5
1874*Kincsem horse that never lost a race, is born.Ref: 5
1874*Stephen Samuel Wise US, president of Zionist Organization of America, is born.Ref: 5
1876*Frederic Ayers composer, is born.Ref: 5
1877*Albert P Hahn Dutch political cartoonist (People/Nutcracker), is born.Ref: 5
1880*Guillermo Uribe Holguin composer, is born.Ref: 5
1881*Kristian Elster Norwegian author (Less bror Harris), is born.Ref: 5
1881*Walter Rudolf Hess, Swiss Nobel Prize-winning physiologist (Nobel Medicine - 1949), is born.Ref: 70
1884*Frank Buck, US jungle explorer, is born.Ref: 17
1887*Ben Sajet Dutch physician/politician, is born.Ref: 5
1888*Frank Buck actor (Africa Screams, Tiger Queen, Tiger Fangs), is born.Ref: 5
1890*Harold Morris composer, is born.Ref: 5
1890*Birth of Julius R. Mantey, co-author (with H. E. Dana) of a popular intermediate biblical language grammar. Originally published in 1927, the "Dana & Mantey" New Testament Greek Grammar is still popular, and still in print!Ref: 5
1892*Sayed Darwish composer, is born.Ref: 5
1894*Paul Eliot Green Pulitzer prize-winning playwright of symphonic drama: In Abraham’s Bosom [1926], The Lost Colony, The Common Glory, The House of Connelly, Hymn to the Rising Sun; is born.Ref: 4
1895*Shemp Howard [Samuel Horwitz] Brooklyn NY, comedian/actor (3 Stooges, Bank Dick), is born.Ref: 5
1900*Alfred Newman New Haven, composer (Love is a Many Splendored Thing), is born.Ref: 5
1901*Eisaku Sato premier of Japan (Nobel 1974), is born.Ref: 5
1902*Bobby (Robert Tyre) Jones World Golf and PGA Hall of Famer: first golfer to win the four major British and American tournaments in one year: the Grand Slam [1930]; PGA Hall of Famer, World Golf Hall of Famer; is born in Atlanta GA.Ref: 5
1903*Marquis (William) Childs Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist [1969]: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, author: Sweden: The Middie Way; is born.Ref: 4
1906*Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim] Berlin, actress (Gloria, Gold), is born.Ref: 5
1906*Michael O'Shea Hartford CT, actor (Denny-It's a Great Life), is born.Ref: 5
1906*Tamara Geva dancer, is born.Ref: 5
1907*John Pastore politician: first of Italian descent to become a state governor [Rhode Island: 1945-1950], then U.S. Senator [1950-1974]; is born.Ref: 4
1907*Jan M J van Houtte premier Belgium (1952-54), is born.Ref: 5
1908*Boris N Poveloi [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer, is born.Ref: 5
1908*Radie Britain composer, is born.Ref: 5
1909*Patrick Reilly British diplomat, is born.Ref: 5
1910*Bayard Rustin, American civil rights leader, is born.Ref: 5
1910*Mercedes McCambridge, US actress, is born.Ref: 17
1911*Raffaele d' Alessandro composer, is born.Ref: 5
1912*Frederick Brisson producer: The Velvet Touch, Under the Yum Yum Tree, Generation, Mrs. Pollifax--Spy; is born.Ref: 4
1912*Bayard Rustin pacifist, activist, civil rights leader: helped convince U.S. President Truman to issue executive order desegregating armed forces [1948]; is born.Ref: 4
1914*Sammy Baugh, football: NFL Individual Record for average yards gained in a game [18.58]: Washington Redskins vs. Boston Yanks [1948]; and in career punts [45.10 yds., 1937-1952], is born in Temple TX.Ref: 4
1915*Hans Namuth German/US photographer (Todos Santos, Guatemala), is born.Ref: 5
1915*William Roycroft Austria, equestrian 3 day (Olympics-bronze-1976), is born.Ref: 5
1917*Hank (Henry John) Sauer baseball: Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs [all-star: 1950, 1952/Baseball Writer’s Award: 1952], SL Cardinals, NY Giants, SF Giants; is born. (Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2000, ISBN 0-312-20437-X) 
1917 Arthur Basil Cotle medievalist, is born.Ref: 5
1917*Brian Boydell composer, is born.Ref: 5
1918*Mercedes McCambridge (Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge) Academy Award-winning actress: All the King’s Men [1949], The Exorcist, is born in Joliet IL.Ref: 4
1918*D Arendo [Arend Honhoff] Dutch pianist/composer (Eleonora), is born.Ref: 5
1918 Wilhelmus M J Russell Dutch attorney/Member of first chamber (KVP/CDA), is born.Ref: 5
1919*Nat "King" Cole (Nathaniel Adams Coles), Montgomery AL, singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa), is born in Montgomery AL.Ref: 17
1920*John La Montaine Oak Park IL, composer (Pulitzer 1959), is born.Ref: 5
1922*Megan Bull, British head mistress (Holloway Jail), is born.Ref: 5
1923 Margaret Bondfield first woman chairman (Trades Union Congress), is born.Ref: 5
1924*Stephen Dodgson composer, is born.Ref: 5
1925*G M Hughes British zoologist, is born.Ref: 5
1925*Jerome Lejeune physiologist, is born.Ref: 5
1926*Siegfried Lenz German writer (Ein Kriegsende), is born.Ref: 5
1927*Kenneth S Goldstein folklorist/enthomusicologist, is born.Ref: 5
1927*Maurice Ingvar Karkoff composer, is born.Ref: 5
1927*Nancy Sheehan writer, is born.Ref: 5
1927*Patrick Allen Malawi, actor (Roman Holiday, Dial "M" for Murder), is born.Ref: 5
1927*Sulkhan Ivanovich Nasidze composer, is born.Ref: 5
1928*Edino Krieger composer, is born.Ref: 5
1930*Paul Horn composer, jazz musician: reeds: Green Jelly Beans, Dancing Children, Inside [recorded in Taj Mahal]; TV documentary: The Story of a Jazz Musician, is born.Ref: 4
1930*James Benson Irwin Pittsburgh PA, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Apollo 15), is born.Ref: 5
1931*Eunice Gayson London England, actress (Dr No, From Russia With Love), is born.Ref: 5
1932*Dick Curless One-Eyed Baron of Trucker Country: singer: A Tombstone Every Mile, Six Times a Day, All of Me Belongs to You, Big Wheel Cannonball, Loser’s Cocktail; is born.Ref: 4
1933*Monique van Vooren Belgium, actress (Andy Warhol's Frankenstein), is born.Ref: 68
1934*Erhard Grosskopf composer, is born.Ref: 5
1934*Q T Macon blues vocal/guitar, is born.Ref: 5
1935*Adam Wade Pittsburgh PA, singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn), is born.Ref: 5
1935*H Wollschläger writer, is born.Ref: 5
1935*Renee Taylor actress/comedian (Last of the Red Hot Lovers), is born.Ref: 5
1936*Ladislaw Kupkovic composer, is born.Ref: 5
1936*Thomas K Mattingly II Chicago IL, Captain USN/astronaut (Apollo 16, STS-4, 51C), is born.Ref: 5
1937*Adam Wade actor (Kiss Me Goodbye, Crazy Joe), is born.Ref: 5
1937*Galina Samsova ballerina, is born.Ref: 5
1938*Rudolf Nureyev Russia, ballet dancer/choreographer (Kirov), is born.Ref: 5
1940*Vito Picone rocker (Elegants), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Clarence Collins US singer (Imperials-Tears on my pillow), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Edward Harper composer, is born.Ref: 5
1941*Gene Pitney Hartford CT, rock singer (Town without Pity), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Paul Kantner musician: guitar: groups: Jefferson Airplane: Somebody to Love, White Rabbit, LP: Crown, Wooden Ships; Starship: LPs: Dragonfly, Red Octopus, Spitfire, Earth; KBC Band; solo LP: Blows Against the Empire, Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra, is born.Ref: 4
1942*John Wayne Gacy Jr Chicago IL, serial killer (32 boys), is born.Ref: 5
1942*Paul Kantner rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship-White Rabbit), is born.Ref: 5
1942*Sidney K Barthelmy US politician(?), is born.Ref: 5
1943*Don Mitchell Houston TX, actor (Mark-Ironside), is born.Ref: 5
1944*Danny DeVito Neptune NJ, actor (Louie-Taxi, Twins), is born.Ref: 5
1944*John Sebastian New York NY, singer (Loving Spoonful, Welcome Back Kotter), is born.Ref: 5
1944*Pat McCauley N Ireland, rock drummer (Them), is born.Ref: 5
1944*Patti Boyd Somerset England, (Mrs George Harrison/Mrs Eric Clapton), is born.Ref: 5
1944*Cito (Clarence Edwin) Gaston baseball: Atlanta Braves, SD Padres [all-star: 1970], Pittsburgh Pirates; is born.Ref: 4
1945*Paco Gonzalez race horse trainer, is born.Ref: 5
1946*Harold Brown Long Beach CA, rock drummer (War-Summer, Galaxy), is born.Ref: 5
1946*Michael Peter Finnissey composer, is born.Ref: 5
1947*Ian Gomm rock guitarist, is born.Ref: 5
1948*Fran Byrne rocker, is born.Ref: 5
1948*Pat Lloyd rocker, is born.Ref: 5
1948*William [Ford] Gibson Canada, sci-fi author (Neuromancer, Count Zero), is born.Ref: 5
1949*Patrick Duffy Townsend MT, actor (Bobby-Dallas, Man from Atlantis), is born.Ref: 5
1951*Craig Ramsey hockey: NHL: Buffalo Sabres: [252 goals, 420 assists for 672 points and 201 penalty minutes in 1,070 games; 776 consecutive games played Mar 27, 1973-Feb 10, 1983]; coach: Dallas Stars, Florida Panthers. Buffalo Sabres, Ottawa Senators, Philadelphia Flyers, is born.Ref: 4
1951*Kurt Russell Springfeild MA, actor (Thing, Overboard, Mean Seasons), is born.Ref: 5
1951*Scott Gorham Irish hard rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-21 Guns, Jailbreak), is born.Ref: 5
1952*Susie Allanson singer: Baby Don’t Keep Me Hangin’ On, Baby, Last Night Made My Day, Maybe Baby, We Belong Together, Words, Two Steps Forward and Three Steps Back, is born.Ref: 4
1952*Stan Weir hockey: NHL: California Golden Seals, California Seals, Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Red Wings, is born.Ref: 4
1954*Rena Jones rock vocalist, is born.Ref: 5
1954*Wally Stocker London England, rock vocalist/guitarist (Babys-Missing You), is born.Ref: 5
1954*Lesley-Anne Down, actress: Dallas, North and South: Book 2, Upstairs, Downstairs, The Pink Panther Strikes Again, The Great Train Robbery, is born in London, England.Ref: 4
1955*Bill Beyers actor (Wally McCandless-Capitol), is born.Ref: 5
1955*Cynthia McKinney (Representative-Democrat-GA), is born.Ref: 5
1955*Gary Sinise actor (Apollo 13, Forrest Gump), is born.Ref: 5
1955*Paul Overstreet Van Cleave MS, country singer (Daddy's Come Around), is born.Ref: 5
1956*Will Rigby rock percussionist (Amy Rigby Diary of a Mad Housewife), is born.Ref: 5
1957*Robin Cousins Bristol England, figure skater (Olympics-gold-1980), is born.Ref: 5
1959*Brian Douglas Jones Auckland New Zealand, tornado class yachter (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1959*Danny Ainge NBA coach (Phoenix Suns), is born.Ref: 5
1959*Mike Lindup musician: keyboards, singer: group: Level 42: The Chinese Way, The Sun Goes Down [Living It Up], Hot Water, Something About You, Leaving Me Now, is born.Ref: 4
1959*Terry Hall (Specials Fun Boy 3), is born.Ref: 5
1960*Lee Ann Michelle Surrey England, playmate (February 1979), is born.Ref: 5
1960*Vicki Lewis Cincinnati OH, actress (Beth-Newsradio), is born.Ref: 5
1961*Casey Siemaszko Chicago IL, actor (Biloxi Blues, 3 O'Clock High), is born.Ref: 5
1962*Clare Grogan rocker (Altered Images-Happy Birthday), is born.Ref: 5
1962*Janet Patricia Gardner Juneau AK, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up), is born.Ref: 5
1962*Patrick Thomas Burke Hollywood FL, PGA golfer (1992 BellSouth-6th), is born.Ref: 5
1962*Roxy Dora Petrucci Rochester MN, rock drummer (Vixen-Rev It Up), is born.Ref: 5
1963*Rebeca Arthur actress (Mary Anne-Perfect Strangers, Opposites Attract), is born.Ref: 5
1964*Alex Shoumidoub NHL goaltender (Belarus, Olympics-98), is born.Ref: 5
1964*Don Griffin NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns), is born.Ref: 5
1964*Ron Warren Jr jockey (Bay Meadows), is born.Ref: 5
1964*Rob Lowe actor: St. Elmo’s Fire, About Last Night, Suddenly, Last Summer, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Contact, Atomic Train, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, The West Wing, is born in Charlottesville VA.Ref: 4
1965*Caitlin Bilodeaux Boston MA, US fencer (Olympics-92), is born.Ref: 5
1965*John Smiley Phoenixville PA, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), is born.Ref: 5
1967*Chris Luongo Detroit MI, NHL defenseman (New York Islanders), is born.Ref: 5
1967*Kim Cathrein Salinas CA, LPGA golfer (1994 Rochester International-24th), is born.Ref: 5
1967*Melissa Allen Portland OR, WPVA volleyballer (Reebok National-13th-1994), is born.Ref: 5
1967*Van Conner rocker (Screaming Trees), is born.Ref: 5
1968*Judy Mosley McAfee WNBA forward (Sacramento Monarchs), is born.Ref: 5
1968*Tyrone Hill NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Andrew McMarlin Vienna VA, rower (Olympics-1996), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Domenic "Filane" Figliomeni Terrace Bay Ontario, boxer (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Gilbert Schaller Bruck Austria, tennis star, is born.Ref: 5
1970*Shannan Mitchem Decatur GA, female infielder (Colorado Silver Bullets), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Katrina Colleton WNBA guard/forward (Los Angeles Sparks), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Tommy Thigpen WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Mia Hamm Selma AL, soccer forward (Olympics-96, US Women's World Cup-99), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Amelia Weatherly actress (Stephanie Brewster-Loving/The City), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Jerome Woods safety (Kansas City Chiefs), is born.Ref: 5
1973 Caroline Corr is born.Ref: 10
1974*Eric Lane running back (New York Giants), is born.Ref: 5
1974*John Hall kicker (New York Jets), is born.Ref: 5
1976*Stephen Gately Dublin Ireland, Irish singer (Boyzone), is born.Ref: 5
1977*Hadeel Abol-Naga Miss Egypt-Universe (1996), is born.Ref: 5
1977*Iveta Jankularova Miss Slovak Republic-Universe (1996)Ref: 5
180*Antonius Marcus Aurelius [Marcus Verus], Emperor of Rome, dies at 58.Ref: 5
461*St Patrick patron St of Ireland, dies in Saul (according to legend).Ref: 5
659*Gertrudis van Nijvel saint/patron of travellers, dies at about 32.Ref: 5
1040*Harold British King (1035-40), dies.Ref: 5
1516*Giuliano de' Medici monarch of Florence, dies at 37.Ref: 5
1565*Alexander Alesius [Aless/Alane], theologist/physician, dies at 64.Ref: 5
1588*Petrus Dathenus Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies.Ref: 5
1605 Pieter Bast [Bastius], Dutch engraver/cartographer, dies at about 34.Ref: 5
1640*Philip Massinger dramatist, dies.Ref: 5
1649 Gerardus Johannis Vossius [Gerrit Vos], Dutch regent, dies at 71.Ref: 5
1653*Johan van Galen Admiral (battle of Livorno), dies in battle at 48.Ref: 5
1680*François Duc de La Rochefoucauld writer, dies.Ref: 5
1704 Menno baron van Coehoorn fort builder/Coevorden/howitzer, dies at 63.Ref: 5
1741*Jean-Baptiste b. Rousseau, French dramatist and poet, dies at age 70.Ref: 70
1764*George Parker English astronomer, dies.Ref: 5
1782*Daniel Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician, dies at age 82.Ref: 70
1796 Pieter Paulus lawyer/Dutch CEO (National Convention), dies at 41.Ref: 5
1800*English warship Queen Charlotte catches fire; 700 die.Ref: 5
1801*Juan de Sesse y Balaguer composer, dies at 64.Ref: 5
1803*Candido Jose Ruano composer, dies at 42.Ref: 5
1806 David Dale industrialist & philanthropist, dies.Ref: 5
1846*Friedrich W Bessel German astronomer (Bessel Functions), dies at 61.Ref: 5
1849*Willem II Frederik GL King of Netherlands (1840-49), dies at 56.Ref: 5
1853*Christian Doppler, best known for his explanation of perceived frequency variation of sound and light waves, known as the Doppler effect, dies at age 49.Ref: 2
1855*Ramon Carnicer y Batlle composer, dies at 65.Ref: 5
1857*Adolph Trube composer, dies at 42.Ref: 5
1861*Petter Conrad Boman composer, dies at 56.Ref: 5
1862*Fromental Halevy [Elie Levy], French opera composer, dies at 62.Ref: 5
1864*Alexandre Calamo Swiss painter/etcher/lithographer, dies at 53.Ref: 5
1871*Robert Chambers, Scottish author and publisher, dies at age 68.Ref: 70
1886*Twenty African Americans are killed in the Carrollton Massacre in Mississippi.Ref: 2
1889*Joseph A Alberdingk Thijm [Pauwels Foreestier], poet, dies at 68.Ref: 5
1891*Napoleon JKP Bonaparte Fren prince/member National Convention, dies at 68.Ref: 5
1891*British Steamer "Utopia" sinks off Gibraltar killing 574.Ref: 5
1891*Nicholas August Otto, German inventor, responsible for an early internal combustion engine, dies.Ref: 17
1898*Blanche Kelso Bruce (Senator-MS, 1875-1881), dies in Washington DC at 57.Ref: 5
1899*Windsor luxury hotel in NYC catches fire, 92 die.Ref: 5
1901*Franz Melde German physicist (Melde Test), dies at 69.Ref: 5
1902*George William Warren composer, dies at 73.Ref: 5
1906 Carlos Calvo Argentina diplomat (Calvo Clause), dies at 82.Ref: 5
1910*Joaquin Valverde composer, dies at 64.Ref: 5
1912*George Wallace Melville, US naval engineer, arctic explorer, dies.Ref: 17
1915*Walter Crane English painter/cartoonist/illustrator, dies at 69.Ref: 5
1921 Sailors revolt in Kronstadt (thousands die).Ref: 5
1927*James Scott Skinner composer, dies at 83.Ref: 5
1933*Ferdinand Von Alten actor (Champagne), dies at 48.Ref: 5
1941*Isaak Emmanuilovich Babel Russian writer (Crvena Konjica), executed at 46.Ref: 5
1941*Joachim Schepke German commandant (U-100), dies in battle.Ref: 5
1943*Arthur Hinsley, English Roman Catholic cardinal and archbishop of Westminster, dies at age 77.Ref: 70
1949*Felix Bressart actor (Escape, Ninotchka, Iceland), dies at 54.Ref: 5
1953*Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta composer, dies at 73.Ref: 5
1954*Victor Rousseau Belgian sculptor, dies at 88.Ref: 5
1956*Fred Allen [John Florence Sullivan], comedian (Colgate Comedy Hour, Fred Allen Radio Show), dies at age 61.Ref: 5
1957*Ramon Magsaysay, Philippine president (1953-7), dies at age 49 in a plane crash.Ref: 70
1959*Raffaele d' Alessandro composer, dies on 48th birthday.Ref: 5
1961*Suzanna Salter first US female mayor/temperance leader, dies at 101.Ref: 5
1962*Frank Orth actor (Boston Blackie, The Brothers), dies at 82.Ref: 5
1963*On the small Indonesian island of Bali in the Indian Ocean, one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions of the twentieth century occurs when Mount Agung erupts, producing ash flows that kill over 1,000 people.Ref: 3
1963*William Henry Squire composer, dies at 91.Ref: 5
1965*Almos Alonzo Stagg football coach (University of Chicago), dies in California at 102.Ref: 5
1965*Quentin Reynolds newscaster (Its News to Me)/author (FBI), dies at 62.Ref: 5
1966*Walter Lang composer, dies at 69.Ref: 5
1967*Frank Wisbar director (Fireside Theater), dies at 67.Ref: 5
1967*Richard Reeves actor (Murph-Date With an Angel), dies at 54.Ref: 5
1970*Fernand Crommelynck Belgian playwright (Chaud et Frois), dies at 83.Ref: 5
1971*Ernst Bachmeister writer, dies.Ref: 5
1973*Geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker Dutch actress (2 Orphans), dies at 81.Ref: 5
1974*Louis I. Kahn, American architect, dies at age 73.Ref: 70
1974*Carroll Nye actress (Lawless Woman), dies at 72.Ref: 5
1976*Luchino Visconti di Modrone It director (Terra Diaeresis), dies at 69.Ref: 5
1980*Rudolf G Escher Dutch composer (Vrai Visage de la Paix), dies at 68.Ref: 5
1982*Hans ter Laag Dutch sound technician, murdered in El Salvador.Ref: 5
1982*Jan Kuiper Dutch news editor (IKON), murdered in El Salvador.Ref: 5
1982*Joop Willemsen Dutch cameraman, murdered in El Salvador.Ref: 5
1982*Koos Koster Dutch newscaster (IKON), murdered in El Salvador.Ref: 5
1982*4 Dutch TV crew members shot dead in El Salvador.Ref: 5
1985*Richard Ramirez, the infamous Night Stalker, buys a gun and then kills his first two two women, Dayle Okazaki and Veronica Yu, in separate attacks in Los Angeles,Ref: 3
1986*Hal Buckley actor (John Quincy-OK Crackerby), dies at 49.Ref: 5
1989*Merritt Butrick actor (Shy People, Wired to Kill), dies of AIDS at 29.Ref: 5
1990*Capucine [Germaine Lefebvre] actress (Rendez-Vous de Juillet, Curse of the Pink Panther), commits suicide in Lausanne Switzerland at 57.Ref: 5
1990*Marí Mejía Guatemalian feminist, murdered.Ref: 5
1990*Rick Grech rocker (Blind Faith, Traffic), dies at 44.Ref: 5
1992*Charles Rea British actor (Ipcress File), dies at 69.Ref: 5
1992*George Lovi US columnist (Sky & Telescope's "Ramblings"), dies.Ref: 5
1992*Grace Stafford Lantz cartoon voice (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 87.Ref: 5
1992*Jack Arnold actor/director (Sid Caeser Special, Emmy 1967), dies at 75.Ref: 5
1992*Islamic Jihad truck bombs Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires Argentina killing 29.Ref: 5
1993*Helen Hayes actress (Airport), dies of congestive heart failure at 92 in Nyack NY.Ref: 5
1993*Laadi Flici Algerian MP, murdered.Ref: 5
1993*Skip Young actor (Smokey & Hotwire Gang), dies at 62.Ref: 5
1993*86 killed by bomb attack in Calcutta.Ref: 5
1994*Arthur C Jacobs poet, dies at 57.Ref: 5
1994*Harold Myers film journalist, dies at 81.Ref: 5
1994*Mai Zetterling actress (Night is My Future), dies of cancer at 68.Ref: 5
1994*Walter Janka German writer (Troubles with Truth), dies at 79.Ref: 5
1994*Iran transport aircraft crashes in Azerbaijan (32 killed).Ref: 5
1995*Ahmad Khomeini youngest son of Iran ayatollah Khomeini, dies at 48.Ref: 5
1995*Donald Baverstock television producer, dies at 71.Ref: 5
1995*Marcus Jan Adriani biologist/director (Weevers' Duin), dies at 56.Ref: 5
1995*Rick Aviles US comic/actor (Ghost), dies of AIDS.Ref: 5
1995*Sunnyland Smart jazz/blues singer/pianist (Delta Blues), dies at 87.Ref: 5
1995*Ronnie Kray English gangster (The Firm), dies at 61.Ref: 5
1996*Bela Szigeti theoretical physicist, dies at 83.Ref: 5
1996*Kenneth Jameson art educationalist, dies at 83.Ref: 5
1996*Rene Clement film director, dies at 83.Ref: 5
1996 Thomas Enders diplomat, dies at 64.Ref: 5
1997*Gail Davis actress (Annie Oakley), dies at 71Ref: 5

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