Ken Fussichen's History Of The Day For
April 25th

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1058*The coronation of Malcolm III (of England) by Eadsige at Winchester Cathedral.Ref: 16
1449*Anti-pope Felix V resigns.Ref: 5
1507*Geographer Martin Waldseemuller first used name America.Ref: 5
1530*The Augsburg Confession was read publicly at the Diet of Worms. Written principally by Philip Melanchthon, the document comprised the first official summary of the Lutheran faith.Ref: 5
1541*Liege flooded after heavy down pour.Ref: 5
1614 Amsterdam Bank of Loan forms.Ref: 5
1660*London Convention Parliament meets & votes to restore Charles II to the British throne.Ref: 5
1747 Prince Willem V appointed viceroy of Zealand.Ref: 5
1762*Thomas Jefferson begins to study law with George Wythe. 
1831*The New York and Harlem Railway was incorporated in New York City.Ref: 4
1847*Donner Party: The last of the Donner Party arrives at Bear Mountain. 46 of 87 survived, 2/3 of the women and children and 1/3 of the men.Ref: 27
1850*Paul Julius Reuter, uses 40 pigeons to carry stock market prices.Ref: 5
1859 Ground is broken for the Suez Canal.Ref: 5
1865*(Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy) Secretary of War Edwin Stanton orders that the heads of the alleged conspirators be kept covered by canvas hoods.Ref: 87
1867 Tokyo is opened for foreign trade.Ref: 2
1875*Latest date for measurable snow in NYC (3").Ref: 5
1881*250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany.Ref: 5
1886*Sigmund Freud opens practice at Rathausstrasse 7, Vienna.Ref: 5
1891*President Benjamin Harrison visits San FranciscoRef: 5
1901*New York became the first state to require automobile license plates; the fee was $1.Ref: 70
1905 Whites win right to vote in South Africa.Ref: 5
1925*Paul von Hindenburg elected 2nd President of Germany (Adolf Hitler is 3rd).Ref: 5
1926*In Iran, Reza Kahn is crowned Shah and chooses the name "Pehlevi."Ref: 2
1929*The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America was organized in Detroit, partly in response to the insurgence of Communism in Eastern Europe. Previously, its parishes were under jurisdiction of the Patriarchate in Bucharest, Hungary.Ref: 5
1933*US & Canada drop Gold Standard.Ref: 5
1944*United Negro College Fund incorporates.Ref: 5
1945*(through June 26th) The United Nations Charter is drawn up by the representatives of 50 countries at the United Nations Conference on International Organization, which met at San Francisco.Ref: 44
1945*Truman receives first in-depth briefing on the Manhattan Project from Stimson and Groves.Ref: 91
1947*Trial against WWII mayor of Amsterdam Edward Voûte begins.Ref: 5
1950 Ambon proclaims RMS (Republik Maluku Selatan).Ref: 5
1952 German "Country" Bathe-Württemberg forms.Ref: 5
1954*US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island.Ref: 5
1957*Ibrahim Hashim forms Jordanian government.Ref: 5
1959*The St. Lawrence Seaway--linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes--opens to shipping.Ref: 2
1961*France performs nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria.Ref: 5
1961*Premier Moïse Tsjombe of Katanga arrested in Congo.Ref: 5
1962*US resumes above ground nuclear testing, at Christmas Island.Ref: 5
1967*Colorado Governor John Love signed the first law legalizing abortion in the United States. The law was limited to therapeutic abortions when agreed to, unanimously, by a panel of three physicians.Ref: 4
1967*Britain grants internal self-government to Swaziland.Ref: 5
1971*The country of Bangladesh is established.Ref: 2
1971*US canal rights in Nicaragua & rights to Corn Islands expire.Ref: 5
1971*USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR.Ref: 5
1973*US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.Ref: 5
1974*Dictator Antonio Salazar overthrown in Portugal.Ref: 5
1974*Chancellor Willy Brandt Secretary Günther Guillaume found to be a spy.Ref: 5
1974*Leo Tindemans forms Belgium government.Ref: 5
1974*Marcello Caetano overthrown in Portugal; he is exiled to Madeira and later to Brazil (Carnation revolution).Ref: 5
1975*First Boeing Jetfoil revenue service, Hong Kong to Macao.Ref: 5
1975 Mario Soares' Socialist Party wins first free election in Portugal.Ref: 5
1975*USSR performs underground nuclear test.Ref: 5
1975*West German embassy blown-up in Stockholm Sweden.Ref: 5
1976*Elections in Vietnam for a National Assembly to reunite the country.Ref: 5
1976 Portugal adopts constitution.Ref: 5
1977*USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR.Ref: 5
1978*Supreme Court rules pension plans can't require women to pay more.Ref: 5
1980*President Jimmy Carter tells the American people about the hostage rescue disaster in Iran.Ref: 2
1980*USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR.Ref: 5
1981*Workers at nuclear power plant in Tsurga, Japan exposed to radioactive material during repairsRef: 62
1981*Maureen Reagan (40) marries 3rd husband, Dennis Revell (28).Ref: 5
1982 Captured in 1967, the Sinai Peninsula was returned by Israel to Egypt, as part of the 1979 Camp David Accord.Ref: 5
1982*Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.Ref: 5
1982*USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR.Ref: 5
1983*Soviet leader Yuri V. Andropov invited Samantha Smith to visit his country after receiving a letter in which the schoolgirl from Maine expressed fears about nuclear war.Ref: 70
1983*France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island.Ref: 5
1984*USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR.Ref: 5
1985*West German Parliament ruled it illegal to deny the holocaust.Ref: 5
1988*John Demjanjuk (Ivan the Terrible, Nazi prison guard), sentenced to death in Jerusalem.Ref: 5
1989*A tornado hits Xenia OH injuring 16 people, destroying six buildings. (Dayton Daily News, p. 3B, 9/16/2001) 
1990*Violeta Barrios de Chamorro was inaugurated as president of Nicaragua, ending 11 years of leftist Sandinista rule.Ref: 70
1991 Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, facing harsh criticism during a closed-door meeting of the Communist Party's Central Committee, offered to resign as party leader, an offer that was rejected.Ref: 6
1991*The White House threatened to "take whatever steps are necessary" should Iraq fail to meet a deadline for withdrawing its security forces from the refugee zone in northern Iraq.Ref: 6
1991*Designer Mary McFadden (52) announces divorce of Kohie Yohannan (23).Ref: 5
1992*A 7.1 earthquake shakes northern California. (XDG, p 4A, 4/25/2002)Ref: 83
1992 Islamic forces in Afghanistan took control of most of the capital of Kabul following the collapse of the Communist government.Ref: 70
1993*Referendum supports the president and the reformsRef: 89
1993*300,000 homosexuals march on Washington, DC demanding freedom from discrimination.Ref: 10
1993*Russia elects Boris Yeltsin leader.Ref: 5
1994*14" of snow in Southern California.Ref: 5
1994*King Azlan Shah of Malaysia resigns.Ref: 5
1994*Mexican businessman & billionaire Angel Losada kidnapped.Ref: 5
1994*Tsutomu Hata elected premier of Japan.Ref: 5
1996 A day after the PLO annulled clauses calling for Israel's destruction, Israel's governing Labor Party abandoned its long-standing opposition to a Palestinian state.Ref: 6
1996*Ford Motor Company announced a recall of about eight million cars, minivans and pickups because of an ignition switch fire hazard.Ref: 6
1997*A federal judge ruled for the first time that the Food and Drug Administration can regulate tobacco as a drug, but said it couldn't restrict cigarette advertising. (XDG, p 4A, 4/25/2002)Ref: 83
1998*Whitewater prosecutors questioned first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton on videotape about her work as a private lawyer for the failed savings and loan at the center of the investigation.Ref: 70
2001*Federal regulators ordered limited price controls on CA wholesale electricity markets.Ref: 70
2003*Georgia lawmakers voted to scrap the Dixie cross from the state's flag.Ref: 70
1684*Patent granted for the thimble.Ref: 5
1928*Buddy, the first seeing eye dog, was presented to Morris S. Frank on this day. Many seeing eye organizations and schools continue to offer specially trained dogs “ enhance the independence, dignity, and self-confidence of blind people...”Ref: 4
1953*The magazine Nature publishes an article by biologists Francis Crick and James Watson, describing the "double helix" of DNA.Ref: 2
1954*AT&T scientists, Gerald Pearson, Daryl Chapin and Calvin Fuller, demonstrate the solar battery, the first successful device to convert useful amounts of the sun's energy directly and efficiently into electricity. (Ref 
1957*First experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated.Ref: 5
1960*The first submerged circumnavigation of the Earth is completed by a Triton submarine.Ref: 2
1961*Robert Noyce granted a patent for the integrated circuit.Ref: 5
1961*Mercury/Atlas rocket lifts off with electronic mannequin; when inertial guidance system fails 40 seconds after launch, rocket destroyed by range safety officerRef: 5
1962*US Ranger spacecraft crash lands on the Moon.Ref: 5
1972*Hans-Werner Grosse glides 907.7 miles (1,461 km) in an AS-W-12.Ref: 5
1983*The "Pioneer Ten" spacecraft crossed Pluto's orbit, speeding on its endless voyage through the Milky Way.Ref: 70
1988*NASA launches space vehicle S-211.Ref: 5
1990*The Hubble Space Telescope was deployed from the space shuttle Discovery.Ref: 5
1185 Sea battle at Dan-no-ura Minamoto Yoritomo beats Taira-family.Ref: 5
1590 The Sultan of Morocco launches a successful attack to capture Timbuktu.Ref: 2
1604 Count Maurits' army lands at Cadzand.Ref: 5
1607 Don Juan Alvarez Spanish Admiral (Gibraltar), dies in battle.Ref: 5
1607 Jacob van Heemskerck Dutch Admiral (Nova Zambia), dies in battle.Ref: 5
1607 Battle at Gibraltar Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet.Ref: 5
1626 Battle at the Dessauer bridge Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld.Ref: 5
1678*French troops conquer Ypres.Ref: 5
1707 At the Battle of Almansa, Franco-Spanish forces defeat the Anglo-Portugese forces.Ref: 2
1781*Generals Phillips and Arnold moved up the James River and defeated Steuben and the militia at Blandford and burned supplies at Petersburg. Two days later, they took or burned more than 20 Virginia ships and then plundered Chesterfield Courthouse. 
1846*Mexicans attack and defeat Fort Texas (later Fort Brown, site of Brownsville, Texas) on the American side of the Rio Grande opposite Matamoros marking the unofficial beginning of the Mexican War. 
1861*7th New York arrives to reinforce Washington DC.Ref: 5
1861*Battle of Lavaca TX.Ref: 5
1862*Battle of New Orleans LA US Admiral Farragut occupies New Orleans.Ref: 5
1864*After facing defeat in the Red River Campaign, Union General Nathaniel Bank returns to Alexandria, Louisiana.Ref: 2
1864*Battle of Marks' Mill AR (Camden Expedition).Ref: 5
1881*French troops occupy Algeria & Tunisia.Ref: 5
1882*French commander Henri Riviere seizes the citadel of Hanoi in Indochina.Ref: 2
1898*Both houses of Congress approve a declaration of war on Spain a voice vote. The United States formally declared war on Spain.Ref: 70
1915*France, Russia, Italy and Britain conclude secret Treaty of London.Ref: 9
1915*78,000 Allied soldiers (Australian and New Zealanders) invade the Gallipoli Peninsula in an unsuccessful attempt to take the Ottoman Turkish Empire out of World War I.Ref: 70
1918*British and Australian troops stop the German advance near Amiens. 
1927 Spain routes 20,000 soldiers to Morocco (uprising Rifkabylen).Ref: 5
1941*Operation Merkur Hitler orders conquest of Kreta.Ref: 5
1942*Luftwaffe bombs Bath.Ref: 5
1945*Last Boeing B-17 attack against Nazi Germany.Ref: 5
1945*During World War II, United States and Soviet forces meet at Torgau, on the Elbe River, in central Europe, a meeting that dramatized the collapse of Nazi Germany.Ref: 70
1945*Clandestine Radio 1212, used to hoax Nazi Germany's final transmission.Ref: 5
1945*Allied air raid on Surabaja Java.Ref: 5
1945*British troops reach Grebbe line Netherlands.Ref: 5
1945*Red army completely surrounds Berlin.Ref: 5
1951*After a three day fight against Chinese Communist Forces, the Gloucestershire Regiment is annihilated on "Gloucester Hill," in Korea.Ref: 2
1952*After a three day fight against Chinese Communist Forces, the Gloucestershire Regiment is annihilated on "Gloucester Hill," in Korea.Ref: 2
1954*British raid Nairobi Kenya (25,000 Mau Mau suspects are arrested).Ref: 5
1971*About 200,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters march on Washington DC.Ref: 5
1979 Peace treaty between Israel & Egypt goes into effect.Ref: 5
1876*The Chicago Cubs win their first NL game, beating Louisville 4-0 in the first National League shutout.Ref: 86
1901*On Opening Day at Bennett Park in Detroit, the Tigers tally ten times in the bottom of the ninth to beat Milwaukee, 14-13.Ref: 1
1901*Erve Beck hit the first home run in the American League.Ref: 5
1902*Erwin Harvey becomes first Cleveland ballplayer (Cleveland Bronchos) to have six hits in one game.Ref: 5
1904*Yankees pitcher Jack Chesbro wins the first of his record 41 victories he'll record this season.Ref: 1
1933*Yankees rookie hurler Russ Van Atta goes 4-for-4 and shutouts the Senators, 16-0 in his major league debut.Ref: 1
1943*Rufus Gentry, playing for Buffalo in the International Baseball League, tied a record originally set in 1916 by winning an 11-inning, no-hitter. Buffalo defeated Newark 1-0.Ref: 4
1947 Lou Thesz beats Whipper Watson in St Louis, to become wrestling champion.Ref: 5
1950*Chuck Cooper becomes the first black to play in the NBA.Ref: 5
1952*After homering in his major league debut up two days ago, Giant hurler Hoyt Wilhelm hits a three-bagger in his second major league at bat. During the next 21 years, covering a span 1070 games and 432 official at-bats, the Giant hurler will never triple or homer again.Ref: 1
1952 American Bowling Congress approves use of an automatic pinsetter.Ref: 5
1952*6th NBA Championship Minneapolis Lakers beat New York Knicks, 4 games to 3.Ref: 5
1962*Cleveland sends Harry Chiti to Mets for a player to be named later, on June 15 the Mets send Chiti back to Cleveland.Ref: 5
1964*Stanley Cup Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 3.Ref: 5
1965*19th NBA Championship Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 1.Ref: 5
1965*Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Pensacola Golf Invitational.Ref: 5
1966*Emile Griffith outpoints Dick Tiger for the middleweight boxing championship.Ref: 97
1967*Dodger third baseman Jim Lefebbvre commits three errors in the fourth inning paving the way for a Braves 7-1 win.Ref: 1
1968*Groundbreaking ceremonies are held for Three Rivers Stadium, the new home of the Pirates (and Steelers) to be constructed on Pittsburgh's North Side. Among the featured speakers is former track star and Olympic Champion Jesse Owens.Ref: 86
1970*Tiger pitcher Earl Wilson nearly scores after he strikes out because Twin catcher Paul Ratliff inadvertently rolled the ball to the mound instead off tagging the batter or throwing to first after trapping a third strike.Ref: 1
1971*Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational.Ref: 5
1972*Bill Sharman, ending his first year as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, was named Coach of the Year in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Sharman had a first year record of 69 wins and 13 losses.Ref: 4
1974*NFL moves the goal posts & adopts sudden-death playoff.Ref: 5
1975*Dodger pitcher Andy Messersmith strokes three doubles in his 6-5 win over the Giants.Ref: 1
1976*Cubs' outfielder Rick Monday becomes a national hero when he takes away an American Flag about to be set on fire by two fans at Dodger Stadium.Ref: 1
1976*Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic.Ref: 5
1977*George Foster has seven RBIs, scores five runs times, bangs out four hits (two home runs, double and a single) as the Reds rout the Braves 23-9. Cincinnati ties a NL record by scoring 12 runs in one inninng.Ref: 1
1978*The Cardinals fire manager Vern Rapp and and replace him with fan-favorite Ken Boyer.Ref: 1
1978*Phillie Phanatic makes first appearance.Ref: 5
1980 Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Wayne Webb.Ref: 5
1980*Oakland A's manager Billy Martin restrained by umps from attacking a fan.Ref: 5
1981*Seattle Mariners manager Maury Wills is suspended for 2 games after ordering Seattle's grounds crew to enlarge batter's boxes by one foot.Ref: 5
1982*Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Orlando Lady Golf Classic.Ref: 5
1982*Yankees fire manager Bob Lemon & replaces him with Gene Michael.Ref: 5
1985*For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Cup game.Ref: 5
1985*Los Angeles Dodger Fernando Valenzuela set the major league record for consecutive innings at the start of the season without allowing an earned run with 41 before the Padres ended the streak.Ref: 86
1985*Philadelphia Flyers 2-New York Islanders 6-Patrick Division Finals-Flyers hold 3-1 lead.Ref: 5
1989*Penguin Mario Lemuix ties NHL playoff record of 4 goals in first period.Ref: 5
1989*Mike Tyson gets a speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY.Ref: 5
1991*Lisa Olson brings suit against NFL New England Patriots for sexual harassment.Ref: 5
1992 Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Marc McDowell.Ref: 5
1995*The 257-day strike ends as the Dodgers beat the Marlins 8-7. The work stoppage caused last season to end early, the cancellation of World Series, and delayed the opening of this season.Ref: 1
1997*In an Indian 11-4 victory, the Tribe (8 - a team record) and Brewers (3) tie a major league record for a home runs in a nine-inning night game slugging a combined 11 dingers. Matt Williams contributes three homers and David Justice goes deep twice.Ref: 1
1997*Seattle Mariner Ken Griffey Jr hits his 250th homerunRef: 5
1998*The 'Iron Man's' streak continues as Cal Ripken plays in his 2,500th consecutive game as the Orioles host the A¹s at Camden Yards.Ref: 1
1999*A monument in honor of Joe DiMaggio is unveiled in Yankee Stadium's Monument Park.Ref: 86
2000*Honoring the work stoppage called by Cuban-Americans work stoppage over the Elian Gonzalez situation, Marlins Alex Fernandez, Vladimir Nunez, Michael Tejera and Mike Lowell, DevilRays¹ Jose Canseco and Mets¹ Rey Ordonez and Cookie Rojas do not participate in major league action.Ref: 1
2001*Padres' outfielder Rickey Henderson, 42, breaks the career walks record established by Babe Ruth when he receives his 2,063rd base on balls.Ref: 1
2001*San Diego Padre Rickey Henderson works career walk No. 2,063 off Philadelphia's Jose Mesa to break Babe Ruth's M.L. record.Ref: 86
1719 Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe is published in London.Ref: 2
1856*Charles Dodgson, later known as Lewis Carrol, meets Alice Liddel, model for Alice in Wonderland.Ref: 10
1896*Sidney Jones & Harry Greenbacks musical premieres in London.Ref: 5
1926*Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot", premieres at La Scala in Milan with Arturo Toscanini conducting.Ref: 5
1932*Rose Franken's "Another Language", premieres in NYC.Ref: 5
1938 Your Family and Mine, a radio serial, was first broadcast.Ref: 4
1940*W2XBS (now WCBS-TV) in New York City presented the first circus on TV. No, it wasn’t a political debate or a daytime tabloid talk show. It was a three-hour special broadcast from Madison Square Garden.Ref: 4
1946*The popular Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra records Cement Mixer for Majestic records.Ref: 4
1946 Christopher Fry's "Phoenix too Frequent", premieres in London.Ref: 5
1949 Friedrich Dürrenmatt's "Romulus der Grosse", premieres in Basel.Ref: 5
1953*NBC-TV presented Ethel and Albert, the video version of the popular radio show. Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce starred in the program.Ref: 4
1956*Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" goes to number one on the charts.Ref: 2
1956 Noël Coward's musical "South Sea Bubble", premieres in London.Ref: 5
1961*"Young Abe Lincoln" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 27 performances.Ref: 5
1962*Lion & Tiger Veldt at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is dedicated.Ref: 5
1967*Jules Feiffer's "Little Murders", premieres in NYC.Ref: 5
1968*"Half a Sixpence" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 512 performances.Ref: 5
1969 5,400th and last radio broadcast of "Mrs Dale's Diary" on BBC Radio.Ref: 5
1970*DJs around the U.S. played the new number one song, ABC, quite often, as The Jackson 5 reached the number one spot in pop music for two weeks. ABC was the second of four number one songs in a row for the group from Gary, IN. I Want You Back was their first. ABC was one of 23 hits for Michael, Tito, Jackie, Jermaine and Marlon. ABC was knocked out of first place by The Guess Who and their hit, American Woman.Ref: 4
1970*"Park" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 5 performances.Ref: 5
1970*Freda Payne releases "Band of Gold".Ref: 5
1970*Melanie releases "Lay Down".Ref: 5
1973*The group, The Sweet, received a gold record for the hit Little Willy. The English rocker band recorded four hits in addition to their first million-seller, Ballroom Blitz, Fox on the Run, Action and Love is like Oxygen. Little Willy was a top-three hit, while the group’s other gold record winner, Fox on the Run made it to the top five.Ref: 4
1979 "Rock 'n Roll High Schools" premieres.Ref: 5
1983*"Nightline" expands from ½ hour to a full hour.Ref: 5
1984*Rock group Wings disbands.Ref: 5
1985*Big River (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) opened at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre on Broadway in New York City. The Tony Award-winning score for the show was written by Roger Miller (his first Broadway production). The show, about life on the Mississippi, with Daniel Jenkins in the starring role of Huck Finn, ran for 1,005 performances and won the Tony for Best Musical of the Year. Big River picked up several more Tony Awards: Featured Actor in a Musical to Ron Richardson; Best Director (Musical) to Des McAnuff; Best Book (Musical) to William Hauptman; and Best Scenic Designer and Lighting Designer to Heidi Landesman and Richard Riddell respectively.Ref: 4
1985*For the first time in 40 years, Smokey Bear went into hibernation. The symbol of the U.S. Forest Service was put aside for a public service announcement about an arson suspect being booked at the police station. Representatives of the Ad Council (the public service agency that produced these messages for radio and TV) wanted to keep his image “warm and fuzzy.”Ref: 4
1988*"Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel.Ref: 5
1990*25th Academy of Country Music Awards Clint Black & Kathy Mattea win.Ref: 5
1991*"Grand Hotel" closes at Beck Theater NYC after 1018 performances.Ref: 5
1991*Lucy Simon & Marsha Norman's musical "The Secret Garden" premieres in NYC.Ref: 5
1992*"Shimada" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances.Ref: 5
1993*Willy Russell's "Blood Brothers" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 839 performances.Ref: 5
1995*"Month in the Country" opens at Roundabout Theater NYC for 79 performances.Ref: 5
1995*16th Emmy Sports Award presentation.Ref: 5
1996*"Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk", opens at Ambassador Theater NYC.Ref: 5
2003*(Napster) A court rules that Grokster and StreamCast Networks can keep distributing internet file-sharing software, forcing the music industry to intensify its legal pursuit of individuals who distribute copyrighted works online. (WSJ, p B1, 9/09/2003)Ref: 33
1214*Louis IX, king of France (1226-1270), is born.Ref: 2
1228*Koenraad IV Roman Catholic German king (1237-54), is born.Ref: 5
1284*Edward II of England (1307-1327) is born at Caernarfon Castle, Gwynedd.Ref: 53
1567*Aurelio Signoretti composer, is born.Ref: 5
1599*Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58), is born.Ref: 5
1608*Jean duke of Orléans brother of French King Louis XIII/General, is born.Ref: 5
1608 Gaston de France d'Orlean is born.Ref: 10
1614 Hieronymus van Beverningk chief Dutch treasurer/maecenas, is born.Ref: 5
1614*Marc'Antonio Pasqualini composer, is born.Ref: 5
1666*Johann Heinrich Buttstett composer, is born.Ref: 5
1677*Guillaume Coustou Sr French sculptor (Chevaux the Marly), is born.Ref: 5
1690*Gottlieb Theophil Muffat composer, is born.Ref: 5
1710*James Ferguson astronomer, is born.Ref: 5
1723*Giovanni Marco Rutini composer, is born.Ref: 5
1730*Fedele Fenaroli composer, is born.Ref: 5
1744*Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer and inventor of the Celsius thermometer scale, dies at age 42.Ref: 70
1769*Mark Isambard Brunel engineer/inventor, is born.Ref: 5
1792*Birth of John Keble, English clergyman and poet. Credited with having founded the Oxford Movement in 1833, Keble also authored the hymn, "Sun of My Soul, Thou Savior Dear" (1820).Ref: 5
1818*Marek Konrad Sokolowski composer, is born.Ref: 5
1824*Gustave-Rodolphe-Clarence Boulanger painter, is born.Ref: 5
1825*Charles Ferdinand Dowd US, standardized time zones, is born.Ref: 5
1837*William Charles Levey composer, is born.Ref: 5
1840*James Dearing Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1865, is born.Ref: 5
1841*Pauline Lucca soprano, is born.Ref: 5
1842*Antonio Fogazzarro Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila), is born.Ref: 5
1849*Felix Klein German mathematician (Evanston Colloquium), is born.Ref: 5
1853*John Frank Stevens, American chief civil engineer of the Panama Canal (1905-7), is born.Ref: 70
1862*Edward Grey English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs, is born.Ref: 5
1867*Jean Demoor Belgian physician/physiologist, is born.Ref: 5
1869*Karl Prohaska composer, is born.Ref: 5
1871*Sara Amsel Indonesian/Dutch actress, is born.Ref: 5
1873*Howard Garis, American creator of the Uncle Wiggily series of children's stories, is born.Ref: 70
1873*Walther de la Mare, poet and novelist (Memoir of a Midget, Come Hither), is born.Ref: 68
1874*Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Italy, inventor (radio) (Nobel 1909), is born in Bologna, Italy.Ref: 68
1876*Ruben Marcos Campos composer, is born.Ref: 5
1881*Hans Windisch German new testament expert, is born.Ref: 5
1883*Elsa Maxwell Keokuk IA, writer (Jack Paar Show), is born.Ref: 5
1892*Maud Hart Lovelace, children's author, is born.Ref: 2
1895*Stanley Rous British soccer official, is born.Ref: 5
1897*Haro Levoni Step'anyan composer, is born.Ref: 5
1900*Lord [Hubert Miles] Gladwyn [Jebb] MP (Liberal), is born.Ref: 5
1900*Wolfgang Ernst Pauli, Austria, physicist (Pauli inhibition/Nobel 1945), is born.Ref: 5
1901*Ernst Gernot Klussmann composer, is born.Ref: 5
1903*Camilla Horn actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Polterabend, Matinee Idol), is born.Ref: 5
1903*Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen composer, is born.Ref: 5
1905*Walter Hassan engineer, is born.Ref: 5
1905 Hugh Willatt solicitor/public servant, is born.Ref: 5
1906*Sally Salminen writer, is born.Ref: 5
1906*(US Supreme Court Justice) William J Brennan Jr, Newark NJ, 92nd Supreme Court justice (1956-90), authored more than 1,200 opinions, including many landmarks: free press [New York Times v. Sullivan], women’s rights [Frontiero v. Richardson], reapportionment [Baker v. Carr], civil rights [Cooper v. Aaron, Green v. County School Board], is born. (TWA, 1986)Ref: 95
1906*Zoltan Gardonyi composer, is born.Ref: 5
1907*Paula Trueman New York NY, actress (Gran-Billy), is born.Ref: 5
1907*Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy composer, is born.Ref: 5
1907*Fred Zinnemann, American director, is born.Ref: 68
1908*Edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person), is born.Ref: 5
1909*Jaroslav Doubrava composer, is born.Ref: 5
1912*Gladys L. Presley, mother of Elvis Presley, is born.Ref: 2
1913*Earl Bostic, alto sax player, bandleader: Flamingo, Sleep, You Go to My Head, Cherokee, Temptation; is born.Ref: 4
1913*Russ Conway Brandon Manitoba, actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye), is born.Ref: 5
1914*Claude Mauriac, French novelist, journalist and critic, is born.Ref: 70
1914*Marcos Perez Jimenez President/dictator Venezuela, is born.Ref: 5
1914*Ross Lockridge, Jr., novelist (Raintree Country), is born.Ref: 2
1915*Sal Franzella jazz musician: alto sax, clarinet: group: Sal Franzella & the Accordionaires: Yesterdays, Oh Marie, Paradise, is born.Ref: 4
1915 A J A Quintus Bosz Indonesian/Suriname lawyer, is born.Ref: 5
1915*William Goyen writer, is born.Ref: 5
1916*Jerry Barber golfer: PGA Champion [1961: Barber & Don January tied at 277, Barber won playoff 67 to 68]; died in 1994, is born.Ref: 4
1917*79 Ella Fitzgerald 4/25/1917 6/15/1996 American jazz singerRef: 70
1918*Astrid Varnay Stockholm Sweden, soprano (Metropolitan Opera 1941-56), is born.Ref: 5
1918*[Ibolyka] Astridm Varnay Hungarian/US singer (Walküre), is born.Ref: 5
1918*Ella Fitzgerald Newport News VA, jazz singer (The First Lady of Song, Is it live or Memorex, A-Tisket A-Tasket), is born.Ref: 5
1919*Heinz Wunderlich composer, is born.Ref: 5
1920*Jean Carmet actor (Cache Cash, Miss Mona, Night Magic), is born.Ref: 5
1921*Jean Mogin Belgian poet, is born.Ref: 5
1921*Karel Appel painter (Vragende Children), is born.Ref: 5
1923*Albert King (Nelson), Indianola MS, blues singer/guitarist (Bad Look Blues), is born.Ref: 68
1923*Anita Bjorak actress (Miss Julie, Loving Couples, Night People), is born.Ref: 5
1923*Melissa Hayden Toronto Ontario Canada, ballerina (1961 Silver Bowl), is born.Ref: 5
1923*Aafje J R Bouber [Blom] actress (Traveller Without Baggage), is born.Ref: 5
1923*Francis Graham-Smith British astronomer, is born.Ref: 5
1924*Erzsebet Szonyi composer, is born.Ref: 5
1924*Franco Mannino composer, is born.Ref: 5
1925*Flannery O'Connor short story writer (or 03/25), is born.Ref: 5
1925*Anthony Christopher British trade unionist, is born.Ref: 5
1926*Paul Walter Furst composer, is born.Ref: 5
1927*Ernst Widmer composer, is born.Ref: 5
1929*José Angel Valente Spanish poet (A modo the esperanza), is born.Ref: 5
1929*Yvette Corlett athlete, is born.Ref: 5
1929*Yvette Williams New Zealand, long jumper (Olympics-gold-52), is born.Ref: 5
1930*Dotty Mack Cincinatti OH, actress (Paul Dixon Show), is born.Ref: 5
1930*Lynn Hamilton Yazoo City MS, actress (Alice Morgan-Port Charles, Donna-Sanford & Son), is born.Ref: 5
1930*Paul Mazursky Brooklyn NY, writer/director (Moscow on the Hudson), is born.Ref: 5
1931*David Shepherd painter, is born.Ref: 5
1932*Meadowlark [George] Lemon basketball star (Harlem Globetrotter), is born.Ref: 68
1932*Willis ‘Gator’ Jackson composer, tenor sax: invented the gator horn: Chuck’s Chuckles, Dance of the Lady Bug, Back Door, Later Gator; married to singer Ruth Brown; is born.Ref: 4
1932*Lia Manoliu Romania, discus thrower (Olympics-gold-1968), is born.Ref: 5
1932*William Roache England, actor (Ken Barlow-Coronation Street), is born.Ref: 5
1933*J. Anthony Lukas Pulitzer Prize-winning author: Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families; is born.Ref: 4
1933*Helen Paling British circuit judge, is born.Ref: 5
1933*Jerry Leiber songwriter/record producer (Leiber & Stoller), is born.Ref: 5
1934*Denny "Scott" Miller Bloomington IN, actor (Wagon Train), is born.Ref: 5
1934*David de Peyer cancer research campaigner, is born.Ref: 5
1935*Robert Gutowski U.S. pole vaulter: world record: 4.78m. [April 27, 1957], is born.Ref: 4
1937*Bo Brundin Stockholm Sweden, actress (Rhinemann Exchange), is born.Ref: 5
1937*Thomas Faber publisher, is born.Ref: 5
1939*Richard Earl of Lichfield English photographer, is born.Ref: 5
1939*Veronica Sutherland British diplomat, is born.Ref: 5
1940*Al (Alfredo James) Pacino, NYC, actor (And Justice For All, Godfather, Scorpio), is born.Ref: 5
1940*Marian Norrie, is born.Ref: 5
1940*O B McClinton [Burnett] Senatobia MS, country singer (Keep your arms around me), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Bertrand Tavernier actor (Captain Conan, L627, Daddy Nostalgie), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Chris Augustine rocker (Every Mother's Son), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Lawrence J Smith (Representative-Democrat-FL, 1983- ), is born.Ref: 5
1942*John Martin Dalby composer, is born.Ref: 5
1942*Jon Kyl (Representative-Republican-AZ), is born.Ref: 5
1944*John Bryant editor (Europeans), is born.Ref: 5
1945*Björn Ulvaeus Gothenburg Sweden, guitarist/songwriter (ABBA-Waterloo, Dancing Queen), is born.Ref: 5
1945*Stu Cook Oakland CA, rock bassist (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary), is born.Ref: 5
1945*Walt Wesley NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers), is born.Ref: 5
1945*Michael Kogel rocker, is born.Ref: 5
1946*Talia [Rose Coppola] Shire, Lake Success NY, actress (Adrienne-Rocky, Godfather), is born.Ref: 5
1946*Terry Hermeling football: Washington Redskins tackle: Super Bowl VII, is born.Ref: 4
1946*Digby Fairweather jazz trumpeter, is born.Ref: 5
1946 Peter Sutherland CEO (Allied Irish Banks), is born.Ref: 5
1946*Ronnie Gilbert rocker (Lifeline, Harp), is born.Ref: 5
1946*Vladimir Volfovich Zhirinovsky Russian ultra nationalist/anti semite, is born.Ref: 5
1947*Bill Fontana composer, is born.Ref: 5
1947*Jeffrey DeMunn Buffalo NY, actor (Blaze, Frances, Windy City), is born.Ref: 5
1947*Johan Cruyff Dutch soccer player/coach (Ajax/Barcelona), is born.Ref: 5
1949*Michael Brown (Lookofsky), New York NY, keyboardist/songwriter (The Left Banke-Walk Away Renee), is born.Ref: 5
1950*Steve Ferrone Brighton England, drummer (Average White Band), is born.Ref: 5
1951*Ian McCartney MP, is born.Ref: 5
1951 Linda Stone pharmacist, is born.Ref: 5
1952*Don Martineau hockey: NHL: Atlanta Flames, Minnesota North Stars, Detroit Red Wings [all-star: 1976-1977], is born.Ref: 4
1952*Cory Day Bronx NY, rock vocalist, is born.Ref: 5
1952*Vladislav Tretiak USSR hockey player (Olympics-gold-1972, 76), is born.Ref: 5
1954*Rob Crosby Sumter SC, country singer (She's a Natural), is born.Ref: 5
1955*Buster Mottram tennis player, is born.Ref: 5
1955*Joanne Abbott Sarnia Ontario Canada, yachter (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1955*John Nunn British chess player, is born.Ref: 5
1957*Eric "The Crafty Cockney" Bristow London England, dart thrower (5 World Masters titles), is born.Ref: 5
1958*Fish [Derek William Dick] Edinburgh Scotland, rock vocalist (Marillion-Real to Reel), is born.Ref: 5
1958*Chris Johnson Arcata CA, LPGA golfer (1990 Atlantic City Classic), is born.Ref: 5
1958*Flab, rocker, is born.Ref: 5
1959*Billy Rankin Glasgow, Scotland, rocker, is born.Ref: 5
1959*Tony Phillips Atlanta GA, baseball outfielder Chicago White Sox, is born.Ref: 5
1964*Andy Bell rocker (Erasure-Oh L'Amour), is born.Ref: 5
1964*Jackie Campbell Los Angeles CA, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-5th-1993), is born.Ref: 5
1965*Denis Perez hockey defenseman (Team France 1998), is born.Ref: 5
1965*Mark Bryant NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets), is born.Ref: 5
1966*Darren Holmes Asheville NC, pitcher (Colorado Rockies), is born.Ref: 5
1966*Isabelle Pasco France, actress (Ave Maria)/model (Elle, Vogue), is born.Ref: 5
1967*Angel Martino Americus GA, 50 meter/100 meter freestyle (Olympics-gold/2 bronze-92, 96), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Darren Woodson NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Jon Olsen US, 100 meter freestyle/400 meter/800 meter medley (Olympics-gold-1992, 96), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Marisa Pedulla Bellefonte PA, half-lightweight judoka (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Nir Shental Israel, Men's 470 yachter (Olympics-15th-1996), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Travis Fryman Lexington KY, infielder (Detroit Tigers), is born.Ref: 5
1969 Renée Zellweger is born.Ref: 10
1970*Corwin Brown NFL safety (New York Jets, New England Patriots), is born.Ref: 5
1970*Steve Tovar NFL linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Andrew Grigg CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Brad Clontz Stuart VA, pitcher (Atlanta Braves), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Eric England NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Joël Bourgeois Moncton New Brunswick, 3000 meter Steeplechase (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Michelle Harris Newark DE, Miss Delaware-America (1996), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Pam Schaffrath Chicago IL, female catcher (Colorado Silver Bullets), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Percell Gaskins linebacker (Carolina Panthers), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Alek Stojanov Windsor, NHL right wing (Pittsburgh Penguins), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Barbara Rittner Krefeld German Federal Republic, tennis star (1992 Schenectady), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Paige Gordon North Vancouver British Columbia Canada, diver (Olympics-16-92, 96), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Wes Martin Calgary Alta, golfer (1990 Alberta Jr Masters-2nd), is born.Ref: 5
1974*Brad Hassell Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1974*Libor Prochazka hockey defenseman (Team Czechoslovakia Olympics-gold-1998), is born.Ref: 5
1974*Tricia Dunn ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics-98), is born.Ref: 5
1974*Twan Russell linebacker (Washington Redskins), is born.Ref: 5
1975*Ruben Gomez rocker (Menudo-Cannonball), is born.Ref: 5
1975*Jacque Jones San Diego CA, baseball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96), is born.Ref: 5
1976*Tim Duncan NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), is born.Ref: 5
1977*Jonathan Angel San Francisco CA, actor (Tommy Delucca-Saved By The Bell), is born.Ref: 5
1977*Marguerite Moreau actress (Connie-Mighty Ducks, D2, D3), is born.Ref: 5
1985*Jonathan Halyalkar Ramsey NJ, actor (Billy-Who's the Boss)Ref: 5
974*Ratherius of Verona/Liege bishop/abbot, dies at about 84.Ref: 5
1295*Sancho IV the Brave, scholar/king of Castile/León, dies.Ref: 5
1342*Benedict XII [Jacques Fournier] Pope (1334-42), dies.Ref: 69
1472*Leon Battista degli Alberti scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies.Ref: 5
1482*Margaret of Anjou Queen (Henry VI), dies.Ref: 5
1566*Diane de Poitiers lover of French King Henry II, dies.Ref: 5
1595*Torquato Tasso Italian poet: Jerusalem Delivered [Conquered]; dies at age 51.Ref: 4
1635*Alessandro Tassoni Italian political writer (Rape of Bucket), dies at 69.Ref: 5
1644*The Ming Chongzhen emperor commits suicide by hanging himself, ending the Ming Dynasty in China.Ref: 72
1647*Matthias Gallas Austrian earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna, dies at 62.Ref: 5
1663*Heinrich Pape composer, dies at 53.Ref: 5
1690*David Teniers the Younger Flemish painter (Pictorium), dies at 79.Ref: 5
1728*John Woodward geologist/physician, dies.Ref: 5
1792*Highwayman Nicolas Jacques Pelletier became the first person under French law to be executed by the guillotine at age 54.Ref: 70
1792*Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann composer, dies at 54.Ref: 5
1800*Death of William Cowper, 69, English poet. A lifelong victim of depression, Cowper nevertheless left a great spiritual literary legacy, including three enduring hymns: "God Moves in a Mysterious Way," "Oh, For a Closer Walk with God" and "There is a Fountain."Ref: 5
1808*Alois Luigi Tomasini composer, dies at 66.Ref: 5
1813*Louis-Sébastien Mercier French poet (Le Déserteur), dies at 73.Ref: 5
1822*Frederick "William" Herschel German/British astronomer, dies at 83.Ref: 5
1828 John Goldberg Dutch patriot/statesman, dies at 64.Ref: 5
1840*Siméon-Denis Poisson French mathematician (Poisson verdeling), dies.Ref: 5
1845*Thomas Duncan painter, dies.Ref: 5
1853*William Beaumont, American army surgeon, dies at age 67.Ref: 70
1862*Charles Ferguson Smith US Union General-Major, dies of infection at 55.Ref: 5
1878*Anna Sewell, English author ("Black Beauty"), dies at age 58.Ref: 70
1882*Johann CF Zöllner German astronomer (astro photography), dies.Ref: 5
1896*Fight in Central Dance Hall starts fire (Cripple Creek Colorado).Ref: 5
1905*Jacob Olie Dutch photographer, dies at about 70.Ref: 5
1906*John Knowles Paine US composer, dies at 67.Ref: 5
1915*Nicola d' Arienzo composer, dies at 72.Ref: 5
1925*George Stephanescu composer, dies at 81.Ref: 5
1926*Ellen K S Key Swedish author/feminist (Century of the Child), dies at 76.Ref: 5
1928*Floyd Bennett, American aviatorm dies at age 37.Ref: 70
1928*Pjotr N Wrangel Russian baron General, dies at 49.Ref: 5
1937*Clem Sohn air show performer dies at 26 when his chute fails to open.Ref: 5
1938*Rudolf Stammler, German jurist and teacher, dies at age 82.Ref: 70
1942*Paul Kornfeld writer, dies at 52.Ref: 5
1943*Vladimir Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, Russian playwright (Life in Russian Theater), dies at age 84.Ref: 70
1944*Krazy Kat cartoonist George Herriman dies.Ref: 4
1946*"Exposition Flyer" rammed at Napierville IL, killing 48.Ref: 5
1947*Anna Sage, John Dillinger's informant, dies in Romania, of a liver ailment.Ref: 42
1951*Jerzy Fitelberg composer, dies at 47.Ref: 5
1954*Joseph Hergesheimer novelist (Java Head), dies.Ref: 5
1955*Constance Collier actress (Perils of Pauline), dies at 77.Ref: 5
1955*Paulus B Barth Swiss painter/lithographer, dies at 73.Ref: 5
1958*Charles Mauguin, French mineralogist and crystallographer, dies at age 79.Ref: 70
1960*Hope Emerson actress (I Married Joan, Peter Gunn), dies at 62.Ref: 5
1960*Amanullah emir/king of Afhanistan (1919-28), dies at 67.Ref: 5
1960*Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn composer, dies at 92.Ref: 5
1961*Hans F Blunck writer, dies.Ref: 5
1966*Maurice Roelants Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70.Ref: 5
1966*Drunk driver kills 10 children in Asse Belgium.Ref: 5
1969*Margarita Xirgu actress (Bloody Wedding), dies at 80.Ref: 5
1970*Anita Louise (Fremault) actress: Retreat, Hell!, Wagons Westward, The Little Princess, Marie Antoinette, That Certain Woman, Judge Priest, dies at about age 55.Ref: 4
1971*Max Drischner composer, dies at 80.Ref: 5
1972*Actor George Sanders, the voice of Disney's Shere Khan in "The Jungle Book", commits suicide at age 65, leaving a note saying he was bored with it all and not looking forward to old age.Ref: 73
1974*Bud Abbott, American comedian, dies at age 76.Ref: 70
1976*Sir Carol Reed motion picture director (3rd Man), dies at age 69.Ref: 70
1976*Margaret Bannerman actress (Great Defender), dies at 79.Ref: 5
1981*Dixie a mouse who lived 6½ years, dies.Ref: 5
1982*Don Wilson TV announcer (Jack Benny Show), dies at 81Ref: 68
1982*Celia Johnson actress (Brief Encounter, Happy Breed), dies at 73.Ref: 5
1982*John Cody US cardinal/archbishop of Chicago (1965-82), dies at 74.Ref: 5
1982*Paul de Vree Flemish writer/essayist (Round Table), dies.Ref: 5
1982*William R Burnett US, writer (Asphalt Jungle), dies at 82.Ref: 5
1984*Richard Benedict actor (Okinawa), dies of a heart attack at 64.Ref: 5
1984 David A. Kennedy OD dies.Ref: 10
1985*Murray Matheson actor (Felix-Banacek), dies at 72.Ref: 5
1985*Richard Haydn British actor (Mutiny on the Bounty), dies at 80.Ref: 5
1986*ETA bomb attacks Madrid killing 5.Ref: 5
1988*Boris Kremenliev composer, dies at 76.Ref: 5
1988*Carolyn Franklin singer/songwriter/son of Aretha, dies at 43.Ref: 5
1988*Clifford D[onald] Simak sci-fi author (Hugo, Way Station), dies at 83.Ref: 5
1989*George Coulouris actor (Papillon, Runaway Bus), dies at 85.Ref: 5
1990*Dexter Gordon jazz saxophonist, dies in Philadelphia of kidney failure at 67.Ref: 5
1991*Frank Hamilton actor (Subterraneans), dies at 66.Ref: 5
1991*Theo Laseroms [Tank] Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), dies.Ref: 5
1992*Brian Macleod Canadian musician, dies of cancer at 39.Ref: 5
1992 Dany [Daniël S] Tuijnman Dutch minister of traffic & water, dies at 77.Ref: 5
1992*Panos Christi entertainer, dies of AIDS at 54.Ref: 5
1992*Yutaka Ozaki Japanese rock artist, dies at 26 of pulmonary edema.Ref: 5
1993*Rosita Moreno actress (Walls of Gold), dies of heart attack at 85.Ref: 5
1994*David Langton British actor (Upstairs Downstairs), dies at 82.Ref: 5
1994 George Gennimatas Greek minister of National Economy, dies at 55.Ref: 5
1994*Talaat Yassin Hamman militant Moslem leader, shot dead at 32.Ref: 5
1994*Bomb attack on taxi stand in Johannesburg, 10 killed.Ref: 5
1994*Fishing boat with school children capsize at Lanaka Syria, 46 killed.Ref: 5
1995*Show business legend Ginger Rogers (Virginia Katherine McMath) dies in Rancho Mirage, CA, at age 83.Ref: 70
1995*Art Fleming game show host (Jeopardy), dies at 74.Ref: 5
1995 Francis Henry Smith librarian, dies at 85.Ref: 5
1995*Joseph Heifitz film director, dies at 89.Ref: 5
1996 John Eustace Theodore Brancker lawyer/parliamentarian, dies at 87.Ref: 5
1996*John Lorne Campbell folklorist, dies at 90.Ref: 5
1996*Saul Bass designer, dies at 74Ref: 5
1999*Michael Morris Killanin, Irish author and president of the International Olympic Committee, dies at age 84.Ref: 70
2000*Assailants shot and killed Zika Petrovic, an ally of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.Ref: 6
2000*David Merrick (Margulois) Broadway producer: Gypsy, Hello, Dolly!, Beckett, Oliver, Fanny, Stop the World: I Want to Get Off, 42nd Street; dies.Ref: 4
2002*A 4.7 earthquake kills 5 in the northwestern Caucasus.Ref: 85
2002*Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, a member of the Grammy-winning trio TLC, died in a car crash in Honduras at age 30.Ref: 70

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