Ken Fussichen's History Of The Day For
July 19th

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-2781*-BC- Presumed start of Egyptian calendarRef: 5
-1321 -BC- Origin of Era of Menophres.Ref: 5
532 Start of Dionysian Pascal Cycle.Ref: 5
1525 The Catholic princes of Germany form the Dessau League to fight against the Reformation.Ref: 2
1545*King Henry VIII of England watches his flagship, Mary Rose, capsize as it leaves to battle the French.Ref: 2
1553*15-year-old Lady Jane Grey is deposed as Queen of England after claiming the crown for nine days. King Henry VIII daughter Mary is proclaimed queen.Ref: 5
1588*After being dispersed by a storm, the Spanish Armada reassembles and enters the English Channel.Ref: 62
1649*In London, Edward Winslow, governor of the Plymouth Colony, helped organize the Society for Propagating the Gospel in New England, for the purpose of converting the American Indians to Christian faith.Ref: 5
1692*(Salem Witch Trials) Rebecca Nurse, Susannah Martin, Elizabeth Howe, Sarah Good and Sarah Wildes are hanged at Gallows Hill.Ref: 16
1788*Prices plunge on the Paris stock market.Ref: 2
1816 Survivors of French frigate Medusa rescued off Senegal after 17 days.Ref: 5
1821*Coronation of George IV.Ref: 10
1825*The American Unitarian Association was founded by members of the liberal wing of the Congregational churches in New England.Ref: 5
1843*Isambard Kingdom Brunel's steamship "The Great Britain" launched by Prince Albert.Ref: 10
1846*Donner Party: The Boggs Company and several others camp at the Little Sandy River in present-day Wyoming. A group of emigrants decides to take Hastings Cutoff. They elect George Donner their captain, thus creating the Donner Party. The other emigrants take the usual Fort Hall route. The George Donners take in a stranger, Luke Halloran, who is ill and cannot continue on his own.Ref: 28
1848*(and 20th) The first Women's Rights Convention convenes in Seneca Falls, N.Y, organized by Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.Ref: 2
1860*First railroad reaches Kansas.Ref: 5
1875*Emma Abbott, a floating hospital for sick kids, makes trial trip, NYC.Ref: 5
1878*The Lincoln County, New Mexico, War draws to an end following the Five Days Battle at Lincoln. Ref Billy the Kid is one of many outlaws still loose and running. While Pat Garrett likely knew Billy the Kid, saying they were friends is an overstatement. Neither had much in common, except both were expert with guns. (Garrett was not in the Lincoln County War.) Ref 
1880*SF Public Library allows patrons to start borrowing booksRef: 5
1900*Paris subway opens for business.Ref: 10
1904*Construction began on the Liverpool Cathedral in England. The cathedral was completed 20 years later and consecrated on this same date in 1924.Ref: 5
1941*First US Army flying school for black cadets dedicted (Tuskegee Ala).Ref: 5
1941*President Roosevelt appointed FEP Committee.Ref: 5
1942*Himmler orders Operation Reinhard, mass deportations of Jews in Poland to extermination camps.Ref: 35
1942*Anne Frank and her family go into hiding in the attic above her father's office in an Amsterdam warehouse.Ref: 2
1945*Oppenheimer suggest to Groves that the U-235 from Little Boy be reworked into uranium/plutonium composite cores for making more implosion bombs (4 implosion bombs could be made from Little Boy's pit). Groves rejects the idea since it would delay combat use.Ref: 91
1949*Laos becomes associated state within French Union.Ref: 5
1950*Maiden flight of Boeing 707 in Seattle;cruises at 600 mph;can carry 219 passengers.Ref: 10
1955 Balclutha ties up at Pier 43 & becomes a floating museum.Ref: 5
1961*1st In-flight movie was shown (on TWA)Ref: 5
1966*Gov James Rhodes declares state of emergency in Cleveland (race riot).Ref: 5
1967*Race riots in Durham NC.Ref: 5
1974*The House Judiciary Committee recommends that President Richard Nixon should stand trial in the Senate for any of the five impeachment charges against him.Ref: 2
1979*2 supertankers collide off Tobago-260,000 TONS of oil spillRef: 5
1979*Patricia Harris, becomes sect of HEW.Ref: 5
1982*David S Dodge becomes the first American hostage in Lebanon.Ref: 5
1984*First female to captain a 747 across the Atlantic (Lynn Rippelmeyer).Ref: 5
1984*US Representative Geraldine A. Ferraro (Democrat, New York) wins the Democratic nomination for vice president by acclamation at the party's convention in San Francisco.Ref: 70
1985 George Bell of Durham, NC claimed the distinction of being ‘Big Foot’ with his size 28-1/2 shoe. George won first place in a biggest feet contest. Bell, 26, stood 7 feet, 10 inches tall.Ref: 4
1986*Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President John F. Kennedy, married Edwin A. Schlossberg in Centerville, Massachusetts.Ref: 70
1990*President Bush joined former presidents Ronald Reagan, Gerald R. Ford and Richard M. Nixon at ceremonies dedicating the Nixon Library and Birthplace in Yorba Linda, CA.Ref: 5
1991*The South African government acknowledged that it had been giving money to the Inkatha Freedom Party, the main rival of the African National Congress.Ref: 6
1993*President Clinton announced a compromise allowing homosexuals to serve in the military, but only if they refrained from homosexual activity.Ref: 70
1995*A pair of House subcommittees hold a joint hearing on the federal government's raid on the Branch Dividian compound near Waco TX. (XDG, p 4A, 7/19/2000)Ref: 83
1996 Bosnian Serb official Radovan Karadzic yielded to international pressure to give up all political power.Ref: 6
1996*A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee recommended, with some conditions, that the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 be approved.Ref: 6
1999 Six billionth person in the world born today at 12:14 a.m. as calculated by the US Census Bureau.Ref: 10
2000*President Clinton shuttled between Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and his own experts during peace talks at Camp David after delaying his departure for an economic summit in Japan.Ref: 6
2001*Japanese prosecutors charged a U.S. airman with rape in an alleged attack on a woman in Okinawa. (Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Woodland was later convicted and sentenced to nearly three years in prison.)Ref: 70
2002*ConAgra Foods, Greeley CO, recalls 19M lbs of beef trim and ground beef products for fear of e.coli contamination. (WSJ, p D2, 7/02/2003)Ref: 33
1799 The Rosetta Stone, a table with hieroglyphic translations into Greek, is found in Egypt.Ref: 2
1939*Dr. Roy P. Scholz of St. Louis, MO became the first surgeon to use fiberglass sutures.Ref: 4
1957*First rocket with nuclear warhead fired, Yucca Flat, NV.Ref: 5
1963*NASA civilian test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 105 km.Ref: 5
1967*US launches Explorer 35 for lunar orbit (800/7400 km).Ref: 5
1969*"Apollo Eleven" and its astronauts, Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins, go into orbit around the moon.Ref: 70
1975*The "Apollo" and "Soyuz" space capsules that were linked in orbit for two days separated.Ref: 70
1984*First female to captain a 747 across the Atlantic (Lynn Rippelmeyer).Ref: 5
1985*Christa McAuliffe of New Hampshire is chosen to be the first schoolteacher to ride aboard the space shuttle. (McAuliffe and six other crew members die when the "Challenger" exploded shortly after lift-off.)Ref: 70
1864 Final battle of civil war-Southern Ming dynasty vs Manchu Govt. in China at Nanking; 100,000 die.Ref: 10
1870*France declares war on Prussia; the Franco-Prussian war begins.Ref: 5
1917*Heavy Zeppelin raids on BritainRef: 62
1918*German armies retreat across Marne River in France (WW I).Ref: 5
1919*Peace celebrations all over the world for end of WWI.Ref: 10
1941*British Prime Minister Winston Churchill launched his "V for Victory" campaign in Europe. (Go to article.)Ref: 70
1942*German U-boats are withdrawn from positions off the US Atlantic coast due to effective American anti-submarine measures.Ref: 35
1942*Japanese forces invade New Guinea. 
1942*In Canada, Bill 80 passes second reading in Parliament, giving government power to conscript soldiers for war duty overseas. 
1943*US B-17s and B-24 Liberators carry out the first bombing raid on Rome.Ref: 36
1944*British and American governments turn down Eichmann's ransom demand of May 16. 
1944*U.S. Marines invade Guam in the Marianas.Ref: 5
1944*German Panther and Panzer tanks launch a counterattack on British and Canadian positions south of Caen, France. 
1979 The Nicaraguan capital of Managua fell to Sandinista guerrillas, two days after President Anastasio Somoza fled the country.Ref: 70
1877*First Wimbledon tennis championships held.Ref: 5
1902*Manager John McGraw, in his Giant debut, loses to the Phillies, 5-3. The Giants will finish in last place.Ref: 1
1909*With two men on base, Cleveland shortstop Neal Ball catches Ambrose McConnell's line drive, gets Heinie Wagner at second, and then tags Jake Stahl completing the first modern major league unassisted triple play in a 6-1 win over the Red Sox.Ref: 1
1910*Cleveland Nap Cy Young makes baseball history by winning his 500th game, 5-4 against Washington. Young spent 1890-1898 pitching with the Cleveland Spiders and joined the Naps from 1909-1911.Ref: 86
1911*Former circus acrobat Walter Carlisle completes an unassisted triple-play for Vernon (LA) of the Pacific Coast League when he catches a ball in shallow centerfield flips and touches second base and beats the runner back to first base.Ref: 1
1914*Boston began what was called its miracle drive as the Braves went from worst to first in the National League. They won the pennant and the World Series as well.Ref: 4
1915*The Washington Senators steal eight bases in one inning off of Cleveland catcher Steve O'Neil.Ref: 1
1926*Walter Hagen scored a 132 for 36 holes of golf at the Eastern Open tournament. He set a world’s record low tourney score in the process.Ref: 4
1927*Ty Cobb gets his 4,000th hit.Ref: 5
1933*Red Sox catcher Rick Ferrell hits a HR off his brother, but Wes also hits a HR marking the first time brothers on opposing teams homer in the same game.Ref: 1
1936*Seventeen year-old Iowa farmboy, Bob Feller, makes his major league debut pitching one inning of relief against the Senators in Washington, D.C. The hard throwing 'kid' allows no hits and no runs, striking out none and and walks two batters. (Feller claims the box score is wrong he claims to have struck out Buddy Lewis in his autobiography)Ref: 1
1951*Famous thoroughbred race horse Citation retired from racing.Ref: 4
1952*15th modern Olympic games opens in Helsinki.Ref: 5
1957*Don Bowden becomes first American to break 4 minute mile (3m58s7).Ref: 5
1960*Juan Marichal of the San Francisco Giants became the first pitcher to get a one-hitter in his major-league debut. Marichal allowed just one hit (a double in the eighth inning) as the Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies.Ref: 4
1963*Phila Phillies Roy Siever hits HR # 300.Ref: 5
1972*Mohammed Ali KO's Al Lewis in the 11th round in Dublin, Ireland.Ref: 96
1973*Willie Mays named to NL all star team for 24th time (ties Musial).Ref: 5
1974*Cleve Indian Dick Bosman no-hits Oakland A's, 4-0.Ref: 5
1977*NL beats AL 7-5 in 48th All Star Game (Yankee Stadium, NY).Ref: 5
1978*Yanks start 14 game comeback with 2-0 win.Ref: 5
1980*The Moscow Summer Olympics began, minus dozens of nations that were boycotting the games because of the Soviet military intervention in Afghanistan.Ref: 70
1982*In his major league debut, Tony Gwynn doubles of Philadelphia's Sid Monge for his first major league hit.Ref: 1
1986*Indian pitcher Phil Niekro wins his 307th game tying him with Mickey Welch for 14th place on all time win list.Ref: 5
1987*The Minnesota Twins retire Rod Carew's uniform no. 29.Ref: 29
1987*Don Mattingly sets AL record of extra base hits in 10 cons games.Ref: 5
1987*Don Mattingly of the NY Yankees tied the major-league record of Dale Long (set in 1956) by failing to get a home run after hitting round-trippers in eight consecutive games.Ref: 4
1990*Baseball’s all-time hits leader Pete Rose was sentenced in Cincinnati to five months in prison and fined $50,000 for filing false income tax returns. Rose, who spent 25 years in the majors with 4256 hits, 1314 RBIs and a lifetime average of .303, was released from prison Jan 7, 1991.Ref: 4
1990*Dave Raghetti pitches in his 499th game as a NY Yankee, passing Whitey Ford in most appearances as a NY Yankee.Ref: 5
1991*With NY Yankee victory, 10 of 14 AL teams are at .500 or betterRef: 5
1991*Miss Black America contestant accuses Mike Tyson of rape.Ref: 5
1994*Just three hours before game-time the first of four 15-pound Kingdome tiles fell to the ground. The game was postponed and the Mariners played the remainder of the season on the road.Ref: 86
1995*The Tampa Bay Devil Rays name Chuck LaMar as senior vice president of baseball operations and general manager. LaMar helped build the Atlanta Braves into a powerhouse, first as Director of Scouting and Player Development and later as Assistant General Manager.Ref: 86
1996*The Centennial Olympics opened in Atlanta, Georgia. In the biggest Olympics staged in the 100-year history of the Games, 197 nations marched in the opening ceremonies. Montreal singer Celine Dion sang "The Power of the Dream," written by David Foster, Kenneth (Babyface) Edmonds and Linda Thompson -- and commissioned for the Olympics. Former heavyweight champ and Atlanta native Evander Holyfield carried the Olympic torch into the stadium. Holyfield handed off to American swimmer Janet Evans Evans, who ran up the aisle with the torch and lighted the torch of heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali. (Evans also swam the 800m in the Olympics and was talking with a German TV crew when the infamous Olympic Centennial Park bomb exploded.)Ref: 4
1997*Daniel Komen of Kenya broke the 8-minute barrier for the 2-mile run while setting a new world record of 7:58.61 at the Hechtel Night of Athletics in Hechtel, Belgium. Komen actually ran two sub-4-minute-miles in this race, running his first mile in 3:59.2, then turned in a second mile of 3:59.4.Ref: 4
1998*Blue Jay's first baseman Carlos Delgado becomes the first player to reach the SkyDome's fifth deck with his Ruthian HR to right field.Ref: 1
1886*74 year-old piano virtuoso Franz Liszt gives last performance in Luxemburg.Ref: 10
1913*Billboard publishes earliest known "Last Week's 10 Best Sellers among Popular Songs" Malinda's Wedding Day is #1.Ref: 5
1939*Jack Teagarden and his orchestra recorded Aunt Hagar’s Blues for Columbia Records. Teagarden provided the vocal on the session recorded in Chicago, IL.Ref: 4
1942*The Seventh Symphony, by Shastakovich, was performed for the first time in the United States by Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra.Ref: 4
1946*Marilyn Monroe acted in her first screen test. She passed it with flying colors and was signed to her first contract with Twentieth Century Fox Studios. The first of her 29 films was Scudda-Hoo! Scudda-Hay!Ref: 4
1949*Singer Harry Belafonte began recording for Capitol Records on this day. The first sessions included They Didn’t Believe Me and Close Your Eyes. A short time later, Capitol said Belafonte wasn’t “commercial enough,” so he signed with RCA Victor (for a very productive and commercial career).Ref: 4
1966*Frank Sinatra married actress Mia Farrow this day. Sinatra, 50, married the 20-year-old actress and was photographed after the ceremony by 14 motion-picture cameras and 37 still cameras.Ref: 4
1974*David Bowie's Diamond Dog tour ends in NYCRef: 5
1976*Rock group Deep Purple disbandsRef: 5
1979*Record price of $500,000 paid for 4 postage stamps with JN-4 airplane printed upside down.Ref: 10
1980 David Bowie appears in role of Elephant Man in Denver.Ref: 5
1980*Billy Joel earned his first gold record with It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me, which reached the top of the Billboard pop music chart. He would score additional million-sellers with Just the Way You Are, My Life, Uptown Girl (for girlfriend and later, wife and supermodel Christie Brinkley) and We Didn’t Start the Fire. Joel reached the top only one other time, with Tell Her About It in 1983.Ref: 4
1985 Two years after its initial release, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial grossed an additional $8.8 million in its first three days in rerelease. The film placed second in popularity that weekend to another Steven Spielberg film, Back to the Future.Ref: 4
1814*Samuel Colt, inventor of the first practical revolver, is born.Ref: 2
1817*Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke, US, army nurse (union), is born.Ref: 5
1834*Edgar Degas, the French Impressionist painter and sculptor, is born.Ref: 70
1835*Birth of Jesse Engle, pioneer missionary. In 1898 he led the first party of five missionaries to Africa under sponsorship of the Brethren in Christ Missions.Ref: 5
1846*Charles Edward Pickering, pioneered American spectroscopist, is born.Ref: 5
1860*Lizzie Borden, accused ax murderess, is bornRef: 68
1865*Charles Horatio Mayo, co-founder of the May Clinic Foundation for Medical Education and Research, is born.Ref: 2
1875*Alice Nelson Dunbar, American novelist, poet and essayist, is born.Ref: 70
1883 Max Fleischer is born.Ref: 10
1893*Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian poet, is born.Ref: 2
1896*A.J. Cronin England, author (Citadel, Shining Victory), is born.Ref: 5
1898*Herbert Marcuse, Berlin, communist philosopher (One-Dimensional Man), is born.Ref: 5
1905*Boyd Neel Blackheath, Kent England, conductor (Story of an Orch), is born.Ref: 5
1905*Edgar Snow, journalist, is born.Ref: 2
1906*Klaus Egge Gransherad, Telemark Norway, composer (Noregsonger), is born.Ref: 5
1913*Charles Teagarden trumpeter, bandleader, brother of JackRef: 4
1916*Phillip Cavaretta baseball player (NL MVP 1945), is born.Ref: 5
1917*William W Scranton (Gov-R-Pa), is born.Ref: 5
1919*Patricia Medina Liverpool England, actress (High-Low), is born.Ref: 5
1920*Robert Mann Portland Oregon, violinist (String Quartet 1952), is born.Ref: 5
1921*Rosalyn Yalow Nobel Prize-winner for Physiology/Medicine [1977]: medical applications of radioactive isotopes: developed RIARef: 4
1922*Former Senator (D-SD) and 1972 presidential candidate George McGovern is born.Ref: 68
1923*Alex Hannum basketball: player: Syracuse Nationals; coach: only coach to win titles in both NBA [Philadelphia ’76ers] and ABA [Oakland Oaks]; is born. died Jan 18, 2002Ref: 4
1924*Pat Hingle actor: Batman, The Grifters, Splendor in the Grass, On the Waterfront, Norma Rae, Of Mice and Men, is born.Ref: 68
1926*Helen Gallagher Bkln, actress (Ryan's Hope, Strangers When We Meet), is born.Ref: 5
1926*Sue Thompson (Eva McKee) singer: Norman, Sad Movies [Make Me Cry], is born.Ref: 4
1927*Billy (William Frederick) Gardner ‘Shotgun’: baseball: NY Giants, Baltimore Orioles, Washington Senators, Minnesota Twins, NY Yankees [World Series: 1961], Boston Red Sox; manager: California Angeles, Minnesota Twins, is born.Ref: 4
1928 John Bratby is born.Ref: 10
1929*Sofia Muratova US, gymnist,(Olympic-6 gold/3 silv/4 bronze-1952-60), is born.Ref: 5
1935*Philip Agee CIA agent; author: Inside the Company: CIA Diary, is born.Ref: 4
1937*George Hamilton IV NC, actor (Evel Knievel, Love at first Bite), is born.Ref: 5
1937*Larry Boxx founded Land B Computer Serv, is born.Ref: 5
1938*Richard Jordan NYC, actor (Dune, Old Boyfriends, Interiors), is born.Ref: 5
1940*Dennis Cole Detroit, actor (Felony Squad, Brackens's World), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Natalya Bessmertnova Moscow, dancer (Bolshoi, Lenin Prize 1970), is born.Ref: 5
1941*Vikki Carr (Florencia Bisenta deCasilla Martinez Cardona), singer: It Must be Him, With Pen in Hand, The Lesson, is born in El Paso TX. (also TWA, 1998)Ref: 4
1943*Roy D Bridges Jr Atlanta Ga, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 51F, STS 61F), is born.Ref: 5
1945*Craig Cameron hockey: Minnesota North Stars, NY Islanders, is born.Ref: 4
1946*Alan Gorrie musician: bass, singer: group: Average White Band: Pick Up the Pieces, Work to Do, Let’s Go Around Again; solo: LP: Sleepless Nights, is born.Ref: 4
1946*Ilie Nastase Bucharest Romania, tennis player (US Open 1972), is born.Ref: 5
1947*Bernie Leadon guitarist/vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), is born.Ref: 5
1947*Brian May guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions), is born.Ref: 5
1947*Gerard Schwarz Weehawken NJ, trumpeter/conductor (LA Chamber Orch), is born.Ref: 5
1948*Beverly Archer Oak Park Ill, actress (Iola-Mama's Family), is born.Ref: 5
1948*Keith Godchaux keyboardist (Grateful Dead), is born.Ref: 5
1952*Alan Collins guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), is born.Ref: 5
1952*Howard Donald Saunders Danbury Ct, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), is born.Ref: 5
1954*Kathleen Turner actress (Accidental Tourist, Jewel of Nile), is born.Ref: 5
1956*Peter Barton Valley Stream LI, actor (Powers of Matthew Star), is born.Ref: 5
1959*Terri Treas KC KS, actress (Hannah-7 Brides for 7 Brothers), is born.Ref: 5
1961*Suzi Schott Springfield Ill, playmate (August, 1984), is born.Ref: 5
1962*Actor Anthony Edwards (from "ER") is born. (TWA, 1997)Ref: 95
1963*Sandor Wladar Hungary, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1980), is born.Ref: 5
1965*Clea Lewis actress: Ellen, Flying Blind, The Rich Man’s Wife, is born.Ref: 4
1968*Carolie DeVonne Howe Chugwater Wyoming, Miss Wyoming-America (1991), is born.Ref: 5
1972*Edgar Snow, American journalist and author, dies at age 66.Ref: 70
1976*RJ Williams actor (General Hospital, Full House), is born.Ref: 5
514*St Symmachus ends his reign as Catholic Pope.Ref: 5
1374*Petrarch (Francesco Petrarca), poet and scholar, dies near Padua, Italy.Ref: 5
1510*38 Jews are burned at the stake in Berlin Prussia.Ref: 5
1850*Margaret Fuller journalist: The Dial, The New York Tribune; author: Women in the Nineteenth Century; feminist; is killed with her husband and two-year-old son a in shipwreck off Long Island NY.Ref: 4
1873 Samuel Wilberforce dies.Ref: 10
1882*Francis Maitland Balfour, British zoologist and embryologist, dies at age 30.Ref: 70
1918*The worst train wreck in US history in Nashville, TN killing 101. (TWA, 1998)Ref: 95
1940*Samuel H Chang American newspaper magnate murdered in Shanghai.Ref: 5
1958 Robert Earl Hughes weighed 1,041 lbs (473 kg), dies at 32.Ref: 5
1964*Carol Veazie actress (Maude-Norby), dies at 69.Ref: 5
1965*Clyde Beatty (circus performer, lion tamer, circus owner, actor:) dies at age 62.Ref: 4
1965*Syngman Rhee, First president of the Republic of Korea (South Korea), dies at age 90.Ref: 70
1969*Mary Jo Kopechne dies at 28, in Ted Kennedy's car.Ref: 5
1970*Barry Wood singer (Your Hit Parade), dies at 61.Ref: 5
1971*John Jacob Astor, English journalist and chief proprietor of The London Times (1922-66), dies at age 85.Ref: 5
1974*Joe Flynn actor: The Tim Conway Show, McHale’s Navy, The Joey Bishop Show, The George Gobel Show, The Bob Newhart Show, The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet, Superdad, Million Dollar Duck, The Barefoot Executive, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes; dies at age 59.Ref: 68
1975*Lefty (William Orville) Frizzell Country Music Hall of Famer: If You’ve Got the Money, I’ve Got the Time, Always Late, Saginaw Michigan; dies.Ref: 4
1980*Hans J. Morgenthau, German-bn. American political scientist and historian, dies at age 76.Ref: 70
1983*(Green River Killer) Kelly Marie Ware, 22, is last seen. She is the 28th of 48 women Gary Ridgway admits killing. (USA Today, p 3A, 11/06/2003)Ref: 13
1984*Carol Eberts Veazie actor, dies at 89.Ref: 5
1989*112 people were killed when a United Air Lines DC-10 crashed while making an emergency landing at Sioux City, Iowa; 184 other people survived. The aircraft had no rear engine, part of the tail gone and no hydraulics for steering. (TWA, 1997)Ref: 95
1990*BASF plant in Cincinnatti explodes in flames, 1 dies.Ref: 5
1990*Johnny Wayne comedian (Wayne & Shuster), dies at 72 of cancer.Ref: 5
1990*Herbert Nelson actor (Guilding Light), dies at 76 of a stroke.Ref: 5
1994*Funeral services were held for North Korean dictator Kim Il Sung, who had died July 8th at age 82. (TWA, 1995)Ref: 95
1997 Sir James Goldsmith, dies.Ref: 10
1998*Elmer (William) Valo baseball: Philadelphia Athletics, KC Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Dodgers, LA Dodgers, Cleveland Indians, NY Yankees, Washington Senators, Minnesota Twins; dies.Ref: 4

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