Ken Fussichen's History Of The Day For
May 31st

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1417*Jacoba van Bavarian becomes countess of Holland/Zealand/Henegouwen.Ref: 5
1433*Sigismund is crowned emperor of Rome.Ref: 2
1495*Emperor Maximilian, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand, Isabella & Venice sign anti-French Saint League.Ref: 5
1531*"Women's Revolt" in Amsterdam: wool house in churchyard aborted.Ref: 5
1621*Sir Francis Bacon thrown into Tower of London for 1 night.Ref: 5
1634*US colony Massachusetts Bay annexes Maine colony.Ref: 5
1638*Colonial clergyman Thomas Hooker, 51, first arrived at the site of New Haven, CT, having migrated there with his church members who repudiated the autocratic rule of Puritanism in Boston. Hooker (the founder of Connecticut) believed Boston had become corrupt, and that church authority should rest in the people's consent.Ref: 5
1659*Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague.Ref: 5
1665*Jerusalem's rabbi Sjabtai Tswi proclaims himself Messiah.Ref: 5
1678*The Godiva procession, commemorating Lady Godiva's legendary ride while naked, becomes part of the Coventry Fair.Ref: 2
1692*(Salem Witch Trials) Hathorne, Corwin and Gednew examine Martha Carrier, John Alden, Wilmott Redd, Elizabeth Howe and Phillip English. English and Alden later escape prison and do not return to Salem until after the trials end.Ref: 20
1696 John Salomonsz elected chief of Saint-Eustatius.Ref: 5
1727*France, England & Netherlands sign accord of Paris.Ref: 5
1765*The House of Burgesses rescinds the fifth (and most radical) Stamp Act Resolve. Henry apparently had already left Williamsburg and was not present during this session of the burgesses. 
1790*First U.S. Copyright law enacted seeking to protect ownership of literary compositions, plays & mapsRef: 5
1816*Jamestown, Ohio is formally platted. (XDG, p. 9, 6/27/1953)Ref: 83
1821*The first Catholic cathedral in the US The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Mary was dedicated in Baltimore.Ref: 5
1837*Astor Hotel (most elaborate in US) opens in NYC, it later becomes the Waldorf-Astoria.Ref: 5
1846*Donner Party: The last of the wagons is ferried over the Blue River.Ref: 27
1847*Rotterdam-Hague Railway opens.Ref: 5
1862*Brigadier General Dan Sickles and his brigade get their first taste of war at the Battle of Fair Oaks on the Virginia Peninsula. Ref 
1868*First Memorial Day parade held in Ironton OH.Ref: 5
1870*Congress passes first Enforcement Act (rights of blacks).Ref: 5
1878*US Congress accept decrease in dollar circulation.Ref: 5
1879*First electric railway opens at Berlin Trades Exposition.Ref: 5
1891*Work on trans-Siberian railway begins.Ref: 5
1899*Bronx acquires Keltch Memorial Park.Ref: 5
1899 Conference of Bloemfontein fails.Ref: 5
1905 Emperor Wilhelm II lands in Tanger.Ref: 5
1909*The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) holds its first conference.Ref: 2
1910 The Union of South Africa was founded; Cape of Good Hope becomes part of the Union of South Africa.Ref: 5
1910 Colony of Natal merged into the Union of South Africa.Ref: 10
1911 The White Star Line launches the 46,329-ton Titanic. (WSJ, p B1, 10/02/2003)Ref: 33
1912*US marines land on Cuba.Ref: 5
1913 The last concrete was poured on the locks at the Panama CanalRef: 62
1913*The 17th amendment to the Constitution, providing for the popular election of US senators, was declared in effect.Ref: 5
1921*Oklahoma City mobs call for the lynching of Dick Rowland, a black man who shined shoes, after hearing reports that on the previous day he had assaulted Sarah Page, a white woman, in the elevator she operated in a downtown building. A local newspaper had printed a fabricated story that Rowland tried to rape Page. In an editorial, the same newspaper said a hanging was planned for that night. 
1921*Trial begins at Dedham, Massachusetts.Ref: 87
1923 China & USSR exchange diplomats.Ref: 5
1924*Rich Chicago students Leopold and Loeb confess to thrill murder; Clarence Darrow to defend.Ref: 10
1926*Portuguese President Bernardino Machedo resigns after coup.Ref: 5
1927*Ford Motor Company produces last "Tin Lizzie" (begins Model A).Ref: 5
1929*Atlantic City Convention Center opens.Ref: 5
1930 Building begins on Albert Canal in Belgium.Ref: 5
1937*The first quadruplets to complete college courses of study were awarded Bachelor of Arts degrees, individually. Mary, Mona, Roberta and Leota Keys received their degrees from Baylor University in Waco, TX.Ref: 4
1941*German occupiers forbids Jews access to beach & swimming pools.Ref: 5
1943*Surveying begins for K-25, the gaseous diffusion uranium enrichment plant at Oak Ridge.Ref: 91
1945*Critical mass tests with plutonium begin at Los Alamos.Ref: 91
1947*Italian Government of Gasperi forms.Ref: 5
1947 Communists grab power in Hungary.Ref: 5
1949*A crowd of 35,000 people paid tribute to radio personality Mary Margaret McBride at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, (one of the five boroughs that make up NY City). McBride was celebrating her 15th year in radio.Ref: 4
1950*(Rosenberg) (month, day unspecified) The Rosenbergs visit a photographer to obtain passport photos.Ref: 87
1951 Netherlands & South Africa sign cultural accord.Ref: 5
1953*Lebanese President Camille Shamun disbands government.Ref: 5
1955*The Supreme Court orders that states must end racial segregation "with all deliberate speed."Ref: 2
1955*Great Britain proclaims emergency crisis due to railroad strike.Ref: 5
1957*Great Britain performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric).Ref: 5
1958*US performs nuclear test at Bikini Island (atmospheric tests).Ref: 5
1961*Judge Irving Kaufman orders Board of Education of New Rochelle, to integrate.Ref: 5
1961*JFK visits Charles de Gaulle in Paris.Ref: 5
1961*Union of South Africa becomes a republic, leaving the Commonwealth.Ref: 5
1974 Israel & Syria sign an agreement concerning Golan Heights.Ref: 5
1974*USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR.Ref: 5
1977*Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani becomes heir apparent to throne of Qatar.Ref: 5
1977*The trans-Alaska oil pipeline, three years in the making, is completed.Ref: 5
1979*Zimbabwe proclaims its independence.Ref: 2
1980 Police & youthful rebels battle in Zurich.Ref: 5
1984*57th National Spelling Bee: Daniel Greenblatt wins spelling luge.Ref: 5
1984*US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.Ref: 5
1985 Guatemala adopts constitution.Ref: 5
1986 26,000 buried chicken carcasses explode in Sheridan, OR sending chicken pieces 40 feet or more after gases build up from decayRef: 62
1988*President Ronald Reagan arrives in Moscow, the first American president to do so in 14 years.Ref: 2
1989*House Speaker Jim Wright (Rep-D-TX), dogged by questions about his ethics, announced he would resign. (Thomas Foley later succeeded him.)Ref: 5
1990*63rd National Spelling Bee: Amy Marie Dimak wins spelling fibranne.Ref: 5
1991 Oldest bride Minnie Munro, 102, weds Dudley Reid, 83, in Australia.Ref: 5
1991*Federal health officials announced a new Medicare fee schedule.Ref: 5
1993*President Dobrica Cosic of little Yugoslavia flees.Ref: 5
1994*The United States announced it was no longer aiming long-range nuclear missiles at targets in the former Soviet Union.Ref: 5
1996*Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory in Israel's election for prime minister, defeating incumbent Shimon Peres by nine-tenths of one percent.Ref: 5
1996*Mark Van Thillo & Abigail Alling, former biospherian win $100,000 lawsuit against Biospheric Development for Space Biospheres Ventures.Ref: 5
2000*President Clinton, visiting Portugal, tried to calm fears of a nuclear arms race that would leave Europe vulnerable by promising to share any new missile defense technology with U-S allies.Ref: 5
2001*Veteran FBI agent Robert Hanssen pleaded innocent to charges of spying for Moscow. (He later changed his plea to guilty and was sentenced to life in prison.)Ref: 70
1578*Italian archaeologist Antonio Bosio became the first man in modern times to rediscover the Christian catacombs in Rome. Researchers (e.g., Giovanni B. de Rossi) who followed him dubbed Bosio "the Columbus of the Catacombs."Ref: 5
1805*Lewis & Clark: The Corps of Discovery enters what are now called the White Cliffs of the Missouri – remarkable sandstone formations that the men compare to the ruins of an ancient city. (This section of the river is now protected by Congress and remains the most unspoiled section of the entire Lewis and Clark route.) "As we passed on," Lewis writes, "it seemed as if those scenes of visionary enchantment would never have an end."Ref: 65
1853*Elisha Kane's Arctic expedition leaves New York aboard the Advance.Ref: 5
1870*Edward J. de Smedt of New York City patents asphalt pavement.Ref: 5
1884*Patent for "flaked cereal" applied for (Dr. John Harvey Kellogg).Ref: 5
1908*Miss Pottelsberghe de la Pottery is first airplane passenger (Belgium).Ref: 5
1919*First wedding held in an aircraft (over Houston TX).Ref: 5
1919*NC-4 aircraft commanded by AC Read completes first crossing of Atlantic.Ref: 5
1928*The first flight over the Pacific takes off from Oakland.Ref: 2
1930*Comet 73P/1930 (Schwassmann-Wachmann 3) approaches 0.0617 astronomical units (AUs) of EarthRef: 5
1943*Mauchly and Eckert begin work on the ENIAC. 
1955*Construction begins on Soviet cosmodrome launch facilities.Ref: 5
70 Rome captures first wall of the city of Jerusalem.Ref: 5
1564 Battle on Gotland: Lübeck & Denmark beat Sweden.Ref: 5
1744*French troops conquer Kortrijk.Ref: 5
1861*General Beauregard is given command of Confederate Alexandria Line.Ref: 5
1861*The Mint at New Orleans closes.Ref: 5
1862*At the Battle of Fair Oaks (aka Battle of Seven Pines), Union General George B. McClellan defeats Confederates outside of Richmond.Ref: 2
1862*The Battle of Seven Pines as Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army attacks McClellan's troops in front of Richmond and nearly defeats them. But Johnston is badly wounded.Ref: 5
1862*Robert Hatton Confederate Brigadier-General, dies in battle at about 34.Ref: 5
1864*Raid at Morgan's Kentucky.Ref: 5
1883*French fleet under Pierre begins siege of Tamatave, Madagascar.Ref: 5
1900*British troops under Lord Roberts occupy Johannesburg.Ref: 5
1900 Piet de Law captures Lieutenant-Colonel Spragges Irish Yeomanry.Ref: 5
1900*U.S. troops arrive in Peking to help put down the Boxer Rebellion.Ref: 2
1902*Boer War Ends; Treaty of Vereeniging signed, Britain annexes Transvaal.Ref: 5
1915*German Zeppelins dropped the first bombs from the sky on a city; 3,000 lbs. of bombs fall on London.Ref: 2
1916*The 2-day Battle of Jutland begins, the only major naval engagement of the war results in 10,000 dead with no clear winner.Ref: 38
1916*British battle cruiser Invincible explodes, killing all but 6.Ref: 5
1937*German battleships bomb Almeria Spain.Ref: 5
1940*Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris.Ref: 5
1940*General-Major Bernard Montgomery leaves Duinkerken.Ref: 5
1941*Commodore L.W. Murray of the Royal Canadian Navy is appointed commander of the Newfoundland Escort Force. 
1941*British troops vacate Kreta.Ref: 5
1941*An armistice is arranged between the British and the Iraqis.Ref: 5
1941*41 U boats sunk this month (325,000 ton).Ref: 5
1942*German warplanes bombed Canterbury, England, causing severe damage to the Canterbury Cathedral (seat of Anglicanism), in retaliation for Britain's assault on Cologne, Germany.Ref: 37
1942*The battleships Colorado and Maryland sail out of the Golden Gate to form a line of defense against the expected Japanese attack on San Francisco.Ref: 37
1942*Submarine U-432 torpedoes and sinks Canadian merchant ship Liverpool Packet off Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. Two die. 
1944*In Italy, Canadian forces occupy Frosinone. 
1944*Allied breakthrough in Italy.Ref: 5
1991 Leaders of Angola's two warring factions signed a peace treaty, ending a 16-year-old civil war.Ref: 5
1859*The Philadelphia Athletics were formally organized to play the game of Town Ball. The name "baseball" didn’t come into being until almost 20 years later.Ref: 4
1868 Dr James Moore (UK) wins first recorded bicycle race, (2k) velocipede race at Parc fde St Cloud, Paris.Ref: 5
1869*The first rain out in professional baseball occurs when heavy rain postpones the Red Stockings game against the Anioch Nine.Ref: 1
1880 The League of American Wheelmen was formed in Newport, RI. It was the first national bicycle society to be organized in the United States.Ref: 4
1913*Alexis Ahlgren runs world record maraton (2:36:06.6).Ref: 5
1914*Chicago White Sox Joe Benz no-hits Cleveland Indians, 6-1.Ref: 5
1921*Suffy McInnis (1st base) begins an errorless string of 1,700 chances.Ref: 5
1927*There is an unassisted triple play for the second consecutive day in the major leagues. During the ninth inning of a 1-0 game at Navin's Field, first baseman John Neun saves the victory for the Tigers as he completes an unassisted triple play by catching a Homer Summa line drive, tagging Charlie Jamieson who was on first, and beating Glenn Myatt to second base.Ref: 1
1930*Golfing great Bobby Jones captured the first leg of the golfing grand slam by winning the British Amateur golf title.Ref: 4
1935*Babe Ruth grounds out in his final at bat.Ref: 5
1937*Brooklyn Dodgers snap NY Giant Carl Hubbell's 24-game winning streak.Ref: 5
1938*First baseman Lou Gehrig plays in his 2000th counsecutive game and collects a RBI single helping the Yankees defeat the Red Sox, 12-5.Ref: 1
1938*Henry Armstrong defeated Barney Ross in New York City to win the welterweight boxing title.Ref: 4
1942*Clyde Vollmer of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a home run in his first major league at bat on the first pitch (second game).Ref: 12
1942*25th PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Seaview CC Atlantic City NJ.Ref: 5
1943*Cardinals Mort Cooper pitches first of back-to-back one-hitters.Ref: 5
1947*79th Belmont Stakes: Ruperto Donoso aboard Phalanx wins in 2:29.6.Ref: 5
1948*Tommy Lasorda strikes out 25 Amsterdam Rugmakers (in 15 innings).Ref: 5
1949*Charley Lupica begins stay on 4-foot-square platform platform atop a 60' pole, vowing to stay until Indians clinch pennant. (They don't, and he comes down 117 days later).Ref: 5
1949*31st PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Hermitage CC Richmond VA.Ref: 5
1950*Due to rain, Indpls 500 shortened to 345 miles, Johnny Parson wins.Ref: 5
1956*Mickey Mantle homerun just misses clearing Yankee Stadium's roof.Ref: 5
1959*Mickey Wright wins LPGA Cavalier Golf Open.Ref: 5
1961*Batting for Carl Yastrzemski, Red Sox pinch hitter Carroll Hardy bunts for a single in the eighth inning of 7-6 loss to the Yankees. He will be the only player to pinch-hit for both Captain Carl and Ted Williams.Ref: 1
1964*The longest major-league baseball doubleheader (to the time) ended in 19 hours, 16 minutes. The New York Mets and the San Francisco Giants battled it out at Shea Stadium in NY. The first game of the doubleheader set a major-league mark for the longest game (by time) as the Giants beat the Mets 8-6. The game lasted 23 innings and was played in 7 hours and 23 minutes.Ref: 4
1964*Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open.Ref: 5
1965*Jim Clark becomes first foreigner in 49 years to win Indpls 500.Ref: 5
1970*Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA O'Sullivan Ladies' Golf Open.Ref: 5
1975*Fred Newman makes 12,874 baskets in a one-day exhibition.Ref: 5
1976*After an error sets up a six-run rally for the Padres in the eighth inning, the new Atlanta owner, Ted Turner, invites the 2,994 fans watching the Braves lose to the San Diego, 10-7 to come back the next night as his guests.Ref: 1
1979*In his major league debut, Tiger Pat Underwood blanks the Blue Jays for 8 1/3 innings and beats his brother Tom, 1-0.Ref: 1
1980*Twin outfielder Ken Landreaux goes hittless in four at-bats and sees his 31-game hitting streak come to an end as the Orioles beat Minnesota, 11-1.Ref: 1
1981*Cathy Reynolds wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship.Ref: 5
1983*37th NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers sweep Los Angeles Lakers in 4 games.Ref: 5
1984*Lightweight boxing champion Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini boomed no more. He was defeated in the 14th round of a scheduled 15-round World Boxing Association title fight in Buffalo, NY. Livingstone Bramble is the boxer who did the deed.Ref: 4
1985*New Orleans Saints are sold for $70,204,000.Ref: 5
1987*Saul Ballesteros drives 3 golf balls off Mount McKinley, Alaska.Ref: 5
1987*Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 3.Ref: 5
1987*Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic.Ref: 5
1988*Toronto Blue JayDave Stieb tosses his first career one-hitter, defeating the Milwaukee Brewers 9-0.Ref: 86
1989*Cito Gaston is named as the fifth Toronto Blue Jays manager.Ref: 86
1990 BPAA US Women's Bowling Open won by Dana Miller-Mackie.Ref: 5
1992*Barb Mucha wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic.Ref: 5
1994*Padres score 13 in 2nd vs Pirates.Ref: 5
1997*Ila Borders becomes the first woman to play in a minor league game. The St. Paul Saints reliever gives up three runs to Sioux Falls without recording an out, but redeems herself the next day by striking out the side.Ref: 1
1997*Donovan Bailey beats Michael Johnson in 150 meter raceRef: 5
1999*Umpire Frank Pulli uses a television replay to take away a home run from Cliff Floyd of the Marlins in the fifth inning of 5-2 loss to the Cardinals.Ref: 1
2000*The Arizona Diamondbacks turn the first triple play in club history in the fifth inning of their game against the St. Louis Cardinals with Mark McGwire at the plate.Ref: 86
2001*The Red Sox finally beat the Yankees in their eighth attempt, and for the first time in over a year since Pedro Martinez scoffed at the 'Curse'. The right-hander was 7-1 with a 1.44 ERA when he said, "Wake up the Bambino and let me face him -- I'll drill him in the %#$" but after the comment he managed only seven more winless starts making it first time he did not win in seven straight starts since the first seven major league appearances as a rookie with the Dodgers.Ref: 1
2001*After 25 years in the organization, manager Felipe Alou, 66, is fired by the Expos, and replaced by Jeff Torborg, an old friend of owner Jeffrey Loria. The former Montreal skipper is the winningest manager in franchise history compiling a 691-717 record in his nine year tenure.Ref: 1
2002*The World Cup soccer tournament opened in Asia for the first time with a match held in South Korea, which co-hosted the event with Japan.Ref: 70
2003*Olympic Park bombing suspect Eric Robert Rudolph was arrested outside a grocery store in Murphy, N.C.Ref: 70
1669*Samuel Pepys ends his diary after 9 1/2 years.Ref: 10
1849 Last edition of Orange sheet "Journal de La Haye".Ref: 5
1879*New York's Madison Square Garden opens its doors for the first time.Ref: 2
1917*First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball).Ref: 5
1926*Sesquicentennial Exposition opens in Philadelphia.Ref: 5
1938 NBC is first network to televise feature film, "Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel.”Ref: 10
1941*The very first issue of Parade: The Weekly Picture Newspaper went on sale. Some 125,000 copies were sold for a nickel each. Parade became the most-read publication in the U.S. with a circulation of over 22-million readers in 132 newspapers.Ref: 4
1943*A comic strip came to radio, as Archie Andrews was heard on the Mutual Broadcasting System for the first time. Archie, Veronica and the gang stayed on radio for about five years.Ref: 4
1958*Dick Dale invents "surf music" with "Let's Go Trippin".Ref: 5
1961*Rock ’n’ roll fans were ready for a good old-fashioned summertime as Chuck Berry’s amusement park, Berryland, opened near St. Louis, MO.Ref: 4
1961 Chuck Berry's amusement park, Berryland in St Louis, opens.Ref: 5
1962*"Tell It To Groucho" last airs on CBS-TV.Ref: 5
1969*John Lennon and Yoko Ono record "Give Peace a Chance."Ref: 2
1969*"Gitarzan" by Ray Stevens peaks at #8.Ref: 5
1969*Stevie Wonder’s My Cherie Amour was released by Tamla Records. The song made it to number four on the pop music charts on July 26 and stayed on the nation’s radios for eleven weeks.Ref: 4
1969*"Dear World" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 132 performances.Ref: 5
1974*William DeVaughn, a soul singer, songwriter and guitarist from Washington, DC, received a gold record for his only hit, Be Thankful for What You Got. The tune made it to number four on the pop music charts (6/29/74). Ever hear the phrase, "Don’t give up the day job?" This was quite applicable to DeVaughn, who was never heard musically again. His day job was working for the federal government.Ref: 4
1975*"Goodtime Charley" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 104 performances.Ref: 5
1976*Ear doctors didn’t have to drum up business this day. There were plenty of walk-ins as The Who put out a total of 76,000 watts of power at 120 decibels. They played the loudest concert anyone had ever heard, making it into The Guinness Book of World Records.Ref: 4
1977*"Beatlemania" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 920 performances.Ref: 5
1979*Radio City Music Hall (NYC) reopens.Ref: 5
1979*"I Remember Mama" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 108 performances.Ref: 5
1980*"Love Stinks" by J Geils Band peaks at #38.Ref: 5
1982*"Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" opens at Eugene O'Neill NYC for 63 performances.Ref: 5
1989*"Rambling with Gambling" 20,000th radio program on WOR-AM (NYC).Ref: 5
1989*First International Rock Awards.Ref: 5
1990*Seinfeld starring Jerry Seinfeld, debuts on NBC as Seinfeld Chronicles.Ref: 5
1992*5th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $1,060,000Ref: 5
1992*46th Tony Awards: Dancing at Lughnasa & Crazy For You win.Ref: 5
1997*"Once Upon a Mattress" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 187 performances.Ref: 5
1443*Margaret Beaufort, English mother of Henry VII, she founded St. John's & Christ's colleges, is born.Ref: 70
1469*Manuel I, King of Portugal (1495-1521), is born.Ref: 2
1472*Erardus van der Mark prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal, is born.Ref: 5
1557*Theodorus I (Fedor Ivanovitsj) czar of Russia (1584-98), is born.Ref: 5
1656*Marin Marias composer, is born.Ref: 5
1664*Giulio Alberoni Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal, is born.Ref: 5
1674*Friedrich Erhard Niedt composer, is born.Ref: 5
1701*Alexander Cruden compiler of a concordance to King James Bible, is born.Ref: 5
1744*Richard Edgeworth writer, Bath, is born.Ref: 5
1753*Pierre V Vergniaud French politician/police leader, is born.Ref: 5
1773*Ludwig Tieck writer, is born.Ref: 5
1802*Cesare Pugni composer, is born.Ref: 5
1804*Jeanne-Louise Farrenc composer, is born.Ref: 5
1810*Horatio Seymour Governor (Union), died in 1886, is born.Ref: 5
1817*Edouard Deldevez composer, is born.Ref: 5
1817*Georg Herwegh writer, is born.Ref: 5
1818*John Albion Andrew Governor (Union), died in 1867, is born.Ref: 5
1819*Walt Whitman, West Hills NY, poet (Leaves of Grass), is born in West Hill, NY.Ref: 5
1837*Ernest Daudet French writer (White Terror), is born.Ref: 5
1837*Stephen Dodson Ramseur Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1864, is born.Ref: 5
1837*William Henry Fitzhugh "Rooney" Lee Major General (Confederate Army), is born.Ref: 5
1838*Henry Sidgwick English philosopher (Wife at University), is born.Ref: 5
1841*William Rockefeller, American industrialist and financier; helped to establish Standard Oil with his brother, is born.Ref: 70
1847*William Pirrie, Irish shipbuilder; built the Titanic, is born.Ref: 70
1857*Pius XI [Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti] Italy, 259th Roman Catholic Pope (1922-39), is born.Ref: 68
1860*Walter Richard Sickert Munich Danish/English painter (The Miner), is born.Ref: 5
1861*Emily Perkins Bissell welfare worker (1st christmas seal drive, 1907), is born.Ref: 5
1863*Francis E Younghusband British journalist/explorer, is born.Ref: 5
1864*Albert J M Bakker Dutch actor (Teun the night watch), is born.Ref: 5
1866*Vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov composer, is born.Ref: 5
1872*Charles G Abbot US, astronomer (Constant Sun), is born.Ref: 5
1872*William Heath Robinson England, illustrator/cartoonist (Don Quixote), is born.Ref: 5
1875*Italo Montemezzi composer, is born.Ref: 5
1879*Mark Hambourg composer, is born.Ref: 5
1887*Saint-John Perse [MRA Alexis Léger], French poet (Nobel 1960), is born.Ref: 68
1887*Gunnar Olof Björling Finnish/Swedish language poet (Vilande Dag), is born.Ref: 5
1888*Jack Holt US, golddigger/actor (Cat People, San Francisco, Brimstone), is born.Ref: 5
1889*Athene Seyler London, actress (Make Mine Mink), is born.Ref: 5
1892*Gregor Strasser, German pharmacist/NSDAP-Reich organization leader, is born.Ref: 5
1892*Konstatin G Paustovski Russian author (Bespokojnaja Joenostj), is born.Ref: 5
1892*Louis Fourestier composer, is born.Ref: 5
1892*Willem Ravelli baritone singer, is born.Ref: 5
1894*Fred Allen (John Florence Sullivan), Cambridge MA, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show), is born.Ref: 5
1897*Margalo Gillmore London, actress (Skirts Ahoy, High Society), is born.Ref: 5
1898*Dr. Norman Vincent Peale clergyman: radio ministry; author and syndicated newspaper column: The Power of Positive Thinking; is born in Ohio.Ref: 5
1898*Johan Brouwer Dutch pianist/writer/resistance fighter, is born.Ref: 5
1899*Leonid Leonow writer, is born.Ref: 5
1900*Helma Wolf-Catz Dutch author (Undercurrent, Coral Reef), is born.Ref: 5
1902*Billy Mayerl composer, is born.Ref: 5
1902*Henk Schaer [Hendricus JM Schaareman] actor/conductor, is born.Ref: 5
1902*Ralph Walter Wood composer, is born.Ref: 5
1905*Roy Peaches Davis baseball pitcher, is born.Ref: 5
1907*Valston Hancock British air marshal, is born.Ref: 5
1908*Don Ameche, Kenosha WI, actor (Cocoon, Trading Places), is born.Ref: 68
1909*Thor Thorvaldsen Norway, yachtsman (Olympics-gold-1948, 52), is born.Ref: 5
1909*Jan Lewando British director (Marks & Spencer), is born.Ref: 5
1910*Francis Avery Jones British gastro-enterologist, is born.Ref: 5
1911*Edward Adamson art therapist/collector, is born.Ref: 5
1912*Henry M "Scoop" Jackson (Senator-D-WA), is born.Ref: 5
1912*Dave O'Brien Big Springs TX, actor (Kiss Me Kate, first Aid), is born.Ref: 5
1912*Martin Schwarzschild US astronomer (evolution), is born.Ref: 5
1912*Barbara Pepper New York NY, actress (Doris Ziffel-Green Acres, Rogue Tavern), is born.Ref: 5
1913*Peter Gibson British Rear-Admiral, is born.Ref: 5
1914*Akira Ifukube composer, is born.Ref: 5
1915*Conrad W Mönnich theologist (Branch of olive), is born.Ref: 5
1916*Bert Haanstra Holten Netherlands, director (Fanfare), is born.Ref: 5
1916*John Vivyan actor (Mr Lucky, Wrong Man, Imitation of Life), is born.Ref: 5
1916*Judy Campbell actress (Convoy, Bonnie Prince Charlie), is born.Ref: 5
1919*Chet Gierlach music publisher/composer, is born.Ref: 5
1919*Emmanual Tettey Mensah musician, is born.Ref: 5
1920*Edward Bennett Williams lawyer/team owner (Redskins, Baltimore Orioles), is born.Ref: 5
1921*Alida Valli Pola Italy, actress (Miracle of the Bells, 3rd Man), is born.Ref: 5
1921*Andrew Grima British jeweller, is born.Ref: 5
1921*Robert Arthur Ley UK, sci-fi author (Telepath, Power of X), is born.Ref: 5
1922*Denholm Elliott, London England, actor (Alfie, Cuba, Doll's House, King Rat), is born.Ref: 5
1922*Elisabeth arch duchess of Austria/princess of Liechtenstein, is born.Ref: 5
1923*Ellsworth Kelly American hard-edge [Abstract Geometric] painter: Seine, Green Red Yellow Blue, Blue Yellow Red III, Orange Red Relief, is born.Ref: 4
1923*Prince Rainer III head of state: Monaco (1949-); married American film star, Grace Kelly, is born.Ref: 4
1923*Wolfgang Lesser composer, is born.Ref: 5
1924*Patricia Harris, American public official; first African-American woman to serve in a presidential cabinet, is born.Ref: 70
1925 Julian Beck, theater manager, is born.Ref: 2
1926*Derek Birley British Vice-Chancellor (Ulster University), is born.Ref: 5
1927*Isabel Stoate British diplomat, is born.Ref: 5
1927*James Eberle British Admiral/director (Royal Institute of International Affairs), is born.Ref: 5
1927 Michael Sandberg British CEO (Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corp), is born.Ref: 5
1928*Jacob Lateiner Havana Cuba, pianist/professor (Juiliard), is born.Ref: 5
1929*The first reindeer to be born in the United States were born on this day in North Beverly, MA.Ref: 4
1929*Aladar Zoltan composer, is born.Ref: 5
1929*Elaine Stewart Montclair NJ, actress (Take the High Ground), is born.Ref: 5
1929 Neil Shaw British CEO (Tate & Lyle), is born.Ref: 5
1930*Clint Eastwood, San Fransisco CA, actor (Dirty Harry)/mayor (Carmel CA), is born.Ref: 5
1930*William Taylor British Chairman of Convocation (London University), is born.Ref: 5
1931*John Schrieffer US physicist (Nobel 1972), is born.Ref: 5
1931*Shirley Verrett New Orleans, mezzo-soprano (Cassandra-Les Troyens), is born.Ref: 5
1931*Steve Horn (Representative-R-CA), is born.Ref: 5
1931 Justice Turner, is born.Ref: 5
1932 Elizabeth Southey British CEO (National Federation of Women's Institutes), is born.Ref: 5
1932*George Vallings British Vice-Admiral, is born.Ref: 5
1932 Ronald Hampel British CEO (ICI), is born.Ref: 5
1933*Shirley Verrett opera singer: soprano: New York MetRef: 4
1934*Bent Peter Rasch Denmark, canoe (Olympics-gold-1952), is born.Ref: 5
1934*Jim Hutton Binghamton NY, actor (Ellery Queen), is born.Ref: 5
1934*Karl-Erik Welin composer, is born.Ref: 5
1935*Ronald Laird National Track & Field Hall of Famer: race walker: Pan-American Games gold medalist [1967], is born.Ref: 4
1937*Vladislav Ivanovich Gulyayev Russia, cosmonaut, is born.Ref: 5
1938*Peter Yarrow New York NY, (Peter, Paul & Mary-Puff the Magic Dragon), is born.Ref: 5
1938*John Prescott British MP, is born.Ref: 5
1939*Terry Waite, Anglican Church envoy/Lebanese hostage (1987-91), is born.Ref: 5
1939*Charles Drain singer, is born.Ref: 5
1940*Augie Meyers musician: keyboards: groups: Sir Douglas Quintet: She’s About a Mover; Texas Tornados: It was Fun While It Lasted; operates his studio north of San Antonio TX, is born.Ref: 4
1940*Elfi Mikesch cinematographer (Erotique, Out of America, Malina), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Johnny Paycheck (Donald Eugene Lytle), Greenfield OH, singer (Take This Job & Shove It), is born.Ref: 68
1941*Gil [Walter] Morgan Haddock GA, PGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open), is born.Ref: 5
1941*June Clark British Professor of Nursing (Middlesex University), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Kenneth Cooper New York NY, harpsichordist/professor (Barnard, Brooklyn), is born.Ref: 5
1942*Happy Hairston NBA star (Cincinnati, Detroit, Los Angeles), is born.Ref: 5
1942*John Daniel British Vice-Chancellor (Open University), is born.Ref: 5
1943*Sharon Gless Los Angeles CA, actress (Chris Cagney-Cagney & Lacey), is born.Ref: 5
1943*Joe Namath Beaver Falls PA, NFL QB (NY Jets), the $400,000 man (1969 Superbowl), is born.Ref: 5
1943*Earl of Macclesfield, is born.Ref: 5
1944*Mick Ralphs guitarist (Mott the Hoople, Bad Company), is born.Ref: 5
1945*Linda Davies British Judge, is born.Ref: 5
1945*Rainer Werner Fassbinder director: Chinese Roulette, Querelle, Veronika Voss, Berlin Alexanderplatz, Beware of a Holy Whore; is born.Ref: 4
1946 Debbie Moore founder/CEO (Pineapple Dance Studios), is born.Ref: 5
1946*Maeve Kinkead New York NY, actress (Guiding Light), is born.Ref: 5
1946*Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German director (Marriage of Maria Braum), is born.Ref: 5
1947*William H Campbell Jr rocker, is born.Ref: 5
1948*John ‘Bonzo’ Bonham musician: drums: group: Led Zeppelin: Whole Lotta Love, Stairway to Heaven, Immigrant Song; is born.Ref: 4
1948*Duncan L Hunter (Representative-R-CA, 1981- ), is born.Ref: 5
1948*Lynda Bellingham actress (Sweeney, Scarlet Tunic), is born.Ref: 5
1949*Steven Kampmann Philadelphia PA, actor (Kirk-Newhart), is born.Ref: 5
1950*Edward Barker cartoonist, is born.Ref: 5
1950*Gregory Harrison, Catalina CA, actor (Trapper John, Logan's Run), is born.Ref: 5
1950*Tom Berenger Chicago IL, actor (Big Chill, Someone to Watch Over Me), is born.Ref: 17
1952*Jean Lemieux hockey: NHL: Atlanta Flames, Washington Capitals, is born.Ref: 4
1955*Ben de Lisi British fashion designer, is born.Ref: 5
1955*Laura Baugh, Gainesville FL, LPGA golfer (1994 Youngstown Classic-9th), is born.Ref: 5
1956*Bart van Poppel Dutch bassist/guitarist/singer (Tambourine), is born.Ref: 5
1956*Yoshiko Sakakibara Chiba Japan, actress (Sailor Moon, Vampire Hunter), is born.Ref: 5
1957*Jim Craig North Easton MA, hockey goalie (Olympics-gold-1980), is born.Ref: 5
1957*Stephen Jones British milliner, is born.Ref: 5
1958*Angel Franco Asuncion Paraguay, golfer (1993 Nike Dominion), is born.Ref: 5
1958*Gary George Hallberg Berwyn IL, PGA golfer (1983 Andy Williams), is born.Ref: 5
1958*Kyle Secor Tacoma WA, actor (Tim Bayliss-Homicide), is born.Ref: 5
1958 Mkhuseli Jack South African UDF-leader (consumer boycots), is born.Ref: 5
1960*Chris Elliott New York NY, actor/comedian (Get a Life, David Letterman Show), is born.Ref: 5
1960*Norm Johnson NFL place kicker (Seattle Seahawk, Pittsburgh Steelers), is born.Ref: 5
1960*Peter Winterbottom British rugby player, is born.Ref: 5
1961*Harry Enfield London England, comedian (Dermot-Men Behaving Badly, Saturday Live), is born.Ref: 5
1961*Lea Thompson Rochester Minnesota, actress (Back to the Future, Caroline In The City, Casual Sex, Space Camp), is born.Ref: 5
1962*Corey Hart Montréal Canada, vocalist (I Wear My Sunglasses at Night), is born.Ref: 5
1962*Henry Williams CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos), is born.Ref: 5
1962*Joe Orsulak Glen Ridge NJ, outfielder (Florida Marlins), is born.Ref: 5
1962*Noriko Hidaka actor (Ranma ½, Baoh, Akazukin Chacha), is born.Ref: 5
1963*Wendy Smith rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good), is born.Ref: 5
1964*DMC rocker, is born.Ref: 5
1964*Scotti Hill Manhasset NY, rock guitarist (Skid Row-Psycho Love), is born.Ref: 5
1965*Brooke Shields New York NY, model/actress (Blue Lagoon, Suddenly Susan), is born.Ref: 5
1965*Annette Renee Peters [nee Hand] Reno NV, 1500/3000 runner, is born.Ref: 5
1966*Jessica Monroe Palo Alto CA, Canadian rower (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1967*Sandrine Bonnaire Clermont France, actress (Vagabond, Police), is born.Ref: 5
1967*Kenny Lofton, baseball: Houston Astros [AL rookie-season record: most stolen bases [66: 1992], Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians [record: most stolen bases], is born in East Chicago IL.Ref: 4
1968*Duane Causwell NBA center (Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings), is born.Ref: 5
1969*Juliet Haslam Adelaide South Australia, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1970*Cory Mantyka CFL guard (British Columbia Lions), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Brad Elberg CFL running back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Lenny McGill NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Murray Hocking Victoria Australia, badminton player (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Sarah O'Hare model (Cosmopolitan-Jan 1994), is born.Ref: 5
1971*Troy Malave Cumana Venezuela, outfielder (Boston Red Sox), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Bryan Walker safety (Washington Redskins), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Eileen Richetelli Milford CT, diver (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Dominique van Roost Verviers Belgium, tennis star (1995 Futures-Great Britain), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Marty Janzen Miami FL, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), is born.Ref: 5
1973*Tyrone Williams NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31), is born.Ref: 5
1974*Bindi Mansfield Mooerbank New South Wales Australia, diver (Olympics-96), is born.Ref: 5
1974*Jim Carey Dorchester MA, NHL goalie (Washington Capitals), is born.Ref: 5
1974*Steve Martin defensive tackle (Indpls Colts), is born.Ref: 5
1990*Liberty Irene Kasem daughter of Casey & Jean KasamRef: 5
455*Petronius Maximus senator/Emperor of Rome, lynched.Ref: 5
1091*Hendrik van Verdun bishop of Luik (1075-91), dies.Ref: 5
1198*Moses ben Solomon Ha-Cohen rabbi of Mainz, dies.Ref: 5
1504*Engelbert II earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz, dies.Ref: 5
1551 Aristotele "Basiano" da Sangallo Italian set designer, dies.Ref: 5
1567*Péreguin de la Grange French minister/martyr of Reform, dies.Ref: 5
1594*Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti), Italian artist, dies in Venice, Italy at age 75.Ref: 68
1596*John Leslie, Scottish bishop; advisor to Queen Mary, dies at age 68.Ref: 70
1620*Willem Louis earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies at 59.Ref: 5
1665*Pieter J Saenredam Dutch architectural painter, dies at 67.Ref: 5
1696*Heinrich Schwemmer composer, dies at 75.Ref: 5
1740*Frederick-William I king of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51.Ref: 5
1806*Michaël FB baron von Melas Austrian general, dies at 77.Ref: 5
1809*Composer Franz Joseph Haydn dies on his 77th birthday in Vienna, Austria. (Also: Almanac of Famous People, ISBN 0-7876-0044-X, 1998)Ref: 68
1809*Ferdinand von Schill Prussian officer/rebel, dies in battle at 33.Ref: 5
1832*Evariste Galois, French mathematician, dies at age 20.Ref: 70
1837*Joseph Grimaldi clown: ‘greatest clown in history’, ‘king of pantomime’: Joey the Clown; singer, dancer, acrobat; dies at age 57.Ref: 4
1849*Léonard du Bus de Gisignies Governor-General of Netherlands-Indies, dies at 69.Ref: 5
1854*Vatroslav Lisinski composer, dies at 34.Ref: 5
1878*German battleship Grosser Kurfürst sinks, 284 killed.Ref: 5
1887*Thos.Spencer Baynes, English editor of 9th edition of Encyclopedia Britannica, dies at age 64.Ref: 70
1889*2,300 people died and thousands lost their homes on this unfortunate day in Johnstown, PA. Heavy rains throughout the month caused the Connemaugh River Dam to break, flooding Johnstown. Some 800 unidentified victims were buried in a common grave. The flood was such a tragedy that the phrase, “Johnstown Flood,” became synonymous with a disaster.Ref: 4
1900*James Loudon Governor-General of Netherlands-Indies (1871-75), dies at 75.Ref: 5
1900*John Power Irish baronet/whiskey manufacturer, dies in battle.Ref: 5
1906*King Alfonso XIII assassinated in Madrid.Ref: 5
1906*Hermann Schell German theologist (Gott und Geist), dies at 56.Ref: 5
1906*Victoria von Battenberg assassinated in Madrid.Ref: 5
1910*Elizabeth Blackwell Hastings, first woman doctor of medicine, is born.Ref: 5
1916*Horace Hood, British spy (Battle of Jutland), dies in battle.Ref: 5
1928 Ludwig Enneccerus German leader, dies at 85.Ref: 5
1928*Manuel de Oliveira Lima Brazilian historian, dies at 60.Ref: 5
1935*Jane Addams Nobel Peace Prize-winner [1931]: social worker for peace and women’s rights; founded Chicago’s Hull House; dies.Ref: 4
1935*Quake kills 50,000 in Quetta Pakistan.Ref: 5
1942*Reinhard Heydrich German protector of Bohemia & Moravia, assassinated.Ref: 5
1947*Eastern DC-4 crashes between Port Deposit & Perryville MD, kills 53.Ref: 5
1947*Adrienne Ames actress (Black Sheep, 24 Hours), dies at 39.Ref: 5
1947*Henri G Casadesus Fr altviolist/composer (viola d'amour), dies at 66.Ref: 5
1948*Jose Vianna da Motta composer, dies at 80.Ref: 5
1952*Walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies.Ref: 5
1955*"Wild Bill" Vukovich killed in the Indpls 500.Ref: 5
1955*Raoul Gunsbourg composer, dies at 95.Ref: 5
1960*Willem Elsschot [Alfons de Ridder] Flemish writer (Kas), dies at 78.Ref: 5
1961*Dominican Republic President Trujillo assassinated.Ref: 5
1962*Adolf Eichmann, the former SS commander, hanged for crimes against Jews in WWII at Ramie Prison in Israel at age 56.Ref: 5
1962*Eduardo Toldra composer, dies at 67.Ref: 5
1963*Carel C van Essen archaeologist (Art of Ancient Rome), dies at 63.Ref: 5
1964*Charles Schmid kills first Pied Piper victim.Ref: 5
1967*Billy Strayhorn, American pianist and composer, dies at age 51.Ref: 70
1970*At 03:23 PM, Yungay Peru levelled by 7.75 earthquake (50-70,000 die), leaves 800,000 homeless with $billions in damage.Ref: 5
1971*Massimo Campigli Italian painter/illustrator, dies at 75.Ref: 5
1971*Reinhold Niebuhr US theologist, dies at 78.Ref: 5
1973*Albert Egges van Giffen Dutch archaeologist, dies at 89.Ref: 5
1974*Adelle Davis US author, nutrionalist (Let's stay healthy), dies at 70.Ref: 5
1976*Martha Mitchell (Beall) socialite: wife of US Attorney General John Mitchell of the Nixon administration; dies in New York at 57.Ref: 4
1976*Jacques Monod, French Nobel Prize-winning biologist, is born.Ref: 70
1977*Ben Grauer radio actor, announcer: NBC radio: Ben Grauer’s Americana; dies.Ref: 10
1982*Jack Dempsey former heavyweight boxing champion/actor, dies at 86.Ref: 5
1983*Jack (William Harrison) Dempsey boxer: ‘The Manassa Mauler’: world heavyweight boxing champion [1919-1926]; NY restaurateur; dies.Ref: 4
1983*(Green River Killer) Yvonne Shelley Antosh, 19, is last seen. She is the 25th of 48 women Gary Ridgway admits killing. (USA Today, p 3A, 11/06/2003)Ref: 13
1983*(Green River Killer) (date given as between May 31 and June 13) Carrie Ann Rois, 15, is last seen. She is the 26th of 48 women Gary Ridgway admits killing. (USA Today, p 3A, 11/06/2003)Ref: 13
1985*41 Tornados in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York & Canada kill 88 & injure more than 1,000.Ref: 5
1987*Dorothy Patrick actress (Torch Song, New Orleans, High Wall), dies.Ref: 5
1989*Terry Drinkwater CBS news correspondent, dies at 53 of cancer.Ref: 5
1989*Owen Lattimore, American writer, lecturer, sinologist; and victim of McCarthyism, dies at age 88.Ref: 70
1989*Dr Charles A Hufnagel artificial heart valve pioneer, dies at 72.Ref: 5
1990*NYC's Zodiac killer shoots 3rd victim, Joseph PonceRef: 5
1990*Art Lund singer: Mamselle, actor: The Most Happy Fella, Donnybrook, Black Caesar, Bucktown, The Last American Hero; dies.Ref: 4
1991*Angus Wilson [Johnstone-W] British writer (Wrong Set), dies.Ref: 5
1991 H N "Swanie" Swanson literary agent, dies at 91 from a stroke.Ref: 5
1992 Lutz Stavenhagen top aid to Chancellor Helmut Kohl, dies at 52.Ref: 5
1993*John Granger actor (Advise & Consent), dies at 69.Ref: 5
1994*Emmanuel "Manny" Klein trumpeter, dies at 86.Ref: 5
1994*Herva Nelli soprano, dies at 85.Ref: 5
1994*Sidney Gilliat British screenwriter/director, dies at 86.Ref: 5
1995*Stanley Elkin author: Boswell, A Bad Man, The Dick Gibson Show, The Franchiser, The Living End, George Mills, Alex & the Gypsy; died in 1995; dies.Ref: 4
1995*Tim Mara owner (New York Giants), dies at 59.Ref: 5
1996*Timothy Francis Leary Harvard professor/LSD guru, dies of cancer at 75.Ref: 5
1996*Colin Morris playwright/documentary filmmaker, dies at 80.Ref: 5
1996*Elsbeary Hobbs singer, dies at 59.Ref: 5
1996*Neela Sanjiva Reddy President of India (1977-82), dies.Ref: 5
1996*Paul Peter Piech artist, dies at 76.Ref: 5
1996*Peter Gordon Dorrell archaeologist/photographer, dies at 68.Ref: 5
1997*Rosie Will Monroe, WWII icon (Rosie the Riveter), dies at 76Ref: 5
2000*Bandleader Tito Puente dies in New York at age 77.Ref: 70
2001*Arlene Francis (Kazanjian) actress: Murders in the Rue Morgue, Stage Door Canteen, All My Sons, One, Two, Three, The Thrill of it All; Broadway: All that Glitters, Danton’s Death, Journey to Jerusalem, The Doughgirls; radio actress/host: Blind Date, The Arlene Francis Show [WOR]; TV emcee: Home, Who’s There, Talent Patrol, The Comeback Story, Blind Date; panelist: What’s My Line; dies.Ref: 4

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