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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1155 on: September 05, 2013, 11:31:47 AM »
This Day in History for 5th September


Famous Weddings


1725 - French King Louis XV marries Polish princess Mary Lesczynski
1991 - Actor John Travolta weds Kelly Preston
1992 - Andrew "Dice" Clay marries his long time partner Trinie
1992 - Rock singer John Mellencamp (40) weds model Elaine Irwin Mellencamp (23) in Indiana
1993 - Robocop Richard Eden (36) weds actress Shannon Hile (30)
1993 - "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" actress Nia Vardalos (30) weds "Felicity" actor Ian Gomez (28)
1997 - TV and radio host Larry King (64) weds singer Shawn Southwick (38) at the hospital room in
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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1156 on: September 05, 2013, 01:21:49 PM »
This Day in History for 5th September


Famous Birthdays 


                                   
The Sun King Louis XIV (1638)                 Outlaw Jesse James (1847)                      Actress Raquel Welch (1940)


Actor Michael Keaton (1951)


1187 - Louis VIII, [Coeur-de-Lion] king of France (1223-26)
1319 - Pedro IV, king of Aragon
1567 - Date Masamune, Renowned Samurai and Daimyo in Japan (d. 1636)
1568 - Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet (d. 1639)
1600 - Loreto Vittori, composer
1621 - Juan Andrés Coloma, Spanish noble (d. 1694)
1638 - Louis XIV, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, King of France (1643-1715), (Sun King), (d. 1715)
1644 - Gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft)
1666 - Gottfried Arnold, German theologist/historian/songwriter
1667 - Giovanni Gerolamo Saccheri, Italian mathematician (d. 1733)
1688 - Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice)
1694 - Frantisek Antonin Mica, composer
1695 - Carl Gustaf Tessin, Swedish politician (d. 1770)
1722 - Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony (d. 1763)
1725 - Jean-Étienne Montucla, French mathematician (d. 1799)
1734 - Jean-Benjamin de La Borde, composer
1735 - Johann Christian Bach, composer, son of JS Bach (English Bach)
1737 - Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer
1750 - Robert Fergusson, Scottish poet (Scots poems)
1767 - August Wilhelm Schlegel, German poet/translator/critic
1771 - Charles L J, archduke of Austria/Gov (Austria Netherland)
1775 - Juan Martín Díez, el Empecinado (the undaunted), Spanish guerrillero (d. 1825)
1787 - François Sulpice Beudant, French mineralogist and geologist (d. 1850)
1791 - Giacomo Meyerbeer, Vogelsdorf Germany, composer (Golt Und Die Natur)
1792 - Alexis-Charles-Maximilien Thibault, composer
1792 - Pierre-Armand Dufrénoy, French geologist and mineralogist (d. 1857).
1806 - Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general (d. 1865)
1807 - Richard Chenevix Trench, Irish Anglican clergyman and philologist (d. 1886)
1809 - Manuel Montt Torres, President of Chile (d. 1880)
1815 - Carl Wilhelm, composer
1815 - Tyree Harris Bell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1902
1817 - Aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet/writer [NS]
1826 - John Wisden, England cricketer (d. 1884)
1827 - Goffredo Mameli, Italian poet and writer (d. 1849)
1836 - Justiniano Borgoño, President of Peru (d. 1921)
1842 - Louis F J Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare)
1846 - John W Cromwell, Secy (American Negro Academy)
1847 - Jesse James, Missouri, outlaw, son of a clergyman, (d. 1882)
1848 - Manuel Giro, composer
1856 - Jacobus C J Hermans, actor (7th Command)
1867 - Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American composer and pianist (d. 1944)
1874 - Nap Lajoie, American baseball player (d. 1959)
1875 - Napoleon "Larry" Lajoie, RI, hall of fame shortstop (.426 in 1901)
1876 - Abdelaziz Thâalbi, Tunisian politician. (d. 1944)
1876 - Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, German field marshal (d. 1956)
1877 - O W Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter/etcher
1881 - Otto Bauer, Austrian social-democrat
1883 - Otto E Deutsch, Austrian musicologist (Schubert-Brevier)
1885 - John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam)
1888 - Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher
1890 - Albert H Edelkoort, theologist (Zondebesef)
1892 - Joseph Szigeti, Budapest Hungary, violinist (Violinist Notebook 1933)
1897 - Doris Kenyon, Syracuse NY, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton)
1897 - Luella Gear, NYC, actress (Joe & Mabel)
1897 - Morris Carnovsky, St Louis MO, actor (Dead Reckoning)
1898 - Ebbe Hamerik, composer
1901 - Florence Elridge, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Long Days Journey into the Night)
1901 - Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer
1902 - Darryl F Zanuck, film magnate/president (20th Century Fox)
1905 - Arthur Koestler, Hungary, British writer (Arrow in Blue)
1905 - Justiniano Montano, Filipino politician (d. 2005)
1906 - Peter Mieg, composer
1906 - Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Semj Dnej Nedeli) [NS=Sept 18]
1907 - Sunnyland Albert Luandrew Slim, blues pianist
1908 - Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer
1908 - Gloria Holden, British actress (d. 1991)
1909 - Archie Jackson, Australian cricketer (d. 1933)
1912 - John Cage, Los Angeles California, composer (Imaginary Landscape No 1/O'O)
1912 - Kristina Söderbaum, German actress and photographer (d. 2001)
1912 - Frank Thomas, American animator (d. 2004)
1913 - Connie Stuart, [Cornelia van Meygard], Dutch cabaret performer
1914 - Gail Kubik, South Coffeyville, Oklahoma, composer (Gerald McBoing Boing)
1914 - Nicanor Parra, Chilean poet (Defense of Violeta Parra)
1914 - Stuart Freeborn, London, England, motion picture make-up artist (Star Wars: Yoda, Jabba
           the Hut), (d. 2013)
1916 - Frank Yerby American novelist (d. 1991)
1916 - Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian (Wayne and Shuster) (d. 2002)
1917 - Jack Buetel, Dallas Tx, actress (Outlaw, Half Breed)
1918 - Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor (d. 1992)
1920 - Fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness)
1920 - Margaretha D Ferguson-Wigerink, Dutch author (Anna & her Father)
1920 - Peter Racine Fricker, British composer
1921 - Jack Valenti, Pres (Motion Picture Association of America)
1923 - Arthur C Nielsen, market researcher (TV's Nielsen's Ratings)
1923 - Ken Meuleman, Australian cricketer (d. 2004)
1924 - Krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, composer
1925 - Jos Vandeloo, Flemish journalist/playwright (Cola Drinkers)
1925 - Justin Kaplan, US
1927 - Paul Volcker, Federal Reserve chairman
1929 - Andrian Grigoryevich Nikolayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Vostok III, Soyuz 9)
1929 - Bob Newhart, Oak Park Ill, comedian (Bob Newhart Show, Newhart)
1933 - Vincent McDermott, composer
1933 - Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, Chilian catholic archbishop
1934 - Carol Lawrence, Illinois, dancer/actress (West Side Story)
1935 - Helen Gifford, composer
1935 - Mikhail Ivanovich Lisun, Russia, cosmonaut
1935 - Werner Erhard, Phila, founded EST
1936 - Alcee Hastings, (Rep-D-Florida)
1936 - Bill Mazeroski, MLB 2nd baseman (won 1960 World Series for Pitts)
1936 - Cornelius Boyson, bassist
1936 - John C Danforth, (Sen-R-Missouri, 1977- )
1936 - Jonathan Kozol, American writer, sociologist
1937 - William Devane, Albany NY, actor (Family Plot, Missles of October)
1937 - Antonio Valentin Angelillo, Argentinian footballer
1939 - George Lazenby, Goulburn Australia, actor (OHMSS-James Bond)
1939 - John Stewart, San Diego Ca, rocker (Kingston Trio-Fire in the Wind)
1939 - Clay Regazzoni, Swiss racing driver (d. 2006)
1940 - Lewis Spratlan, composer
1940 - Raquel Welch, Chicago Illinois, (Myra Breckenridge, 1,000,000 BC, 100 Rifles)
1942 - Eduardo Mata, Mexico City Mexico, conductor (Improvisaciones)
1942 - Werner Herzog, director (Burden of Dreams, Stroszek, Woyzeck)
1942 - Denise Fabre French television presenter.
1943 - Joe "Speedo" Frazier, rocker (Impalas)
1943 - Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician and former DSWD Secretary. (d. 2007)
1944 - Dario Bellezza, poet
1944 - Rod Arrants, LA CA, actor (Vamping, Ape, Young & Restless)
1945 - Al Stewart, Glasgow Scotland, rocker (Year of the Cat)
1946 - Buddy Miles, rocker
1946 - Dennis Dugan, Wheaton IL, actor/director (Can't Buy Me Love, Howling)
1946 - Freddie Mercury, [Bulsara], British vocalist (Queen-We are Champions)
1946 - Loudon Wainwright III, vocalist (April Fool's Day Morn)
1948 - Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Austrian diplomat and politician
1949 - David "Clem" Clempson, rocker (Humble Pie)
1950 - Cathy Guisewite, US cartoonist (Cathy)
1950 - Kathy Cronkite, actress (Annie-Hizzonner)
1950 - Paul William Roberts, Canadian writer
1951 - Michael Keaton, Pitts Pa, actor (Gung Ho, Batman, Beetlejuice)
1951 - Paul Breitner, German footballer
1951 - Patti McGuire, American model and television producer
1952 - Graham Salmon, blind runner (fastest 100m by a blind man)
1953 - Paulie Carmen, Champaign Ill, rock vocalist
1954 - Hans-Jorgen Gerhardt, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1980)
1954 - Frederick Kempe, American author, journalist, and executive
1955 - Bruno Zarrillo, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
1956 - Sandra Guiboard, US AFB German FR, actress (Donna-One Life to Live)
1956 - Steve Denton, tennis player (world's fastest tennis serve-138 mph)
1956 - Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings)
1957 - Peter Winnen, Dutch bicycle road athlete
1959 - Tom Pernice Jr, KC MO, Nike golfer (1989 Centel Classic-4th)
1960 - Rob Stull, Damascus Md, US pentathlete (Olympic-92)
1960 - Willie Gault, bob sledder/NFL receiver (Chicago Bears, LA Raiders)
1961 - Marc-André Hamelin, Canadian pianist
1962 - Beth Underhill, Guelph Ontario, equestrian jumper (Olympics-26-92, 96)
1962 - Peter Wingfield, Welsh actor
1963 - Brandon Krovoza, Newport Beach California, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1963 - Dave Brantley, Florence Alabama, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1963 - John Elliot, Bristol CT, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Miss Gulf Coast)
1963 - Tim McKyer, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1963 - Kristian Alfonso, Brockton, Massachusetts, American actress (Days of Lives, Falcon Crest)
1964 - Frank Farina, Australian footballer
1965 - Barbara Lufthansa Herzog, born during Lufthansa Frankfurt-NY flight
1965 - Christopher Nolan, Ireland, handicapped writer (Under Eye of Clock)
1965 - Tony Martin, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
1965 - César Rincón, colombian matador
1965 - Chris Gore, American filmmaker
1966 - Simone Jacobs, England, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-1984)
1966 - Achero Mañas, Spanish actor and film director
1966 - Milinko Pantić, retired Serbian footballer
1967 - Michele Ebadi, Omaha Nebraska, Miss Nebraska-America (1991)
1967 - Rein van Duynhoven, soccer player (Helmond Sport, MVV)
1967 - India Hicks, English model
1968 - Dennis Scott, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
1968 - Yuki Ishikawa, wrestler (NJPW)
1968 - Brad Wilk, American musician (Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine)
1969 - Dweezil Zappa, Hollywood CA, rock guitarist/son of Frank/VJ (MTV)
1969 - Maurice Miller, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
1969 - Leonardo Nascimento de Araujo, Brazilian footballer
1969 - Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer
1970 - Brad Hopkins, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)
1970 - Lori Harrigan, Anaheim California, softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96)
1970 - Michael Potts, Langdale AL, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1970 - Willie Clay, NFL safety (Detroit Lions)
1970 - Liam Lynch, American musician (Sifl and Olly)
1970 - Mohammad Rafique, Bangladeshi cricketer
1971 - Carlester Crumpler, NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks)
1971 - Kim Maher, Saigon Vietnam, US softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1971 - Adam Hollioake, England cricketer
1972 - Cari Shayne, Penn, actress (Karen Cates-General Hospital)
1972 - Dirk Copeland, Los Angeles California, pursuit cyclist (Olympics-92, 96)
1972 - Jimmy Haynes, La Grange GA, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles)
1972 - Tom Carter, NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins)
1973 - Jenny Whittle, Australian basketball center (Olympics-bronze-96)
1973 - Tina Yothers, actress (Family Ties)
1973 - Paddy Considine, English actor
1974 - Rawl Lewis, West Indian cricketer
1975 - Rod Barajas, American baseball player
1975 - George Boateng, Dutch footballer
1975 - Matt Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer
1975 - Jamie Spaniolo, American horrorcore rapper
1976 - Tatyana Gutsu, Ukrainian gymnast
1976 - Carice van Houten, Dutch actress
1977 - Minoru Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler
1977 - Alexey Harkov, Russian bassist (Kipelov, Sergey Mavrin)
1977 - Rosevelt Colvin, American football player
1977 - Joseba Etxeberria, Spanish football winger
1977 - Nazr Mohammed, American Basketball player
1978 - Laura Bertram, Canadian actress
1978 - Chris Jack, New Zealand rugby union footballer
1978 - Zhang Zhong, Chinese chess player
1978 - Sylvester Joseph, West Indian cricketer
1979 - John Carew, Norwegian footballer
1979 - Stacey Dales, Canadian basketball player and sportscaster
1979 - George O'Callaghan, Irish footballer
1980 - Franco Costanzo, Argentinian football goalkeeper
1981 - Drew Carter, American football player
1981 - Filippo Volandri, Italian tennis player
1982 - Alexandre Geijo, Spanish/Swiss footballer
1982 - Sondre Lerche, Norwegian musician
1983 - Eugen Bopp, Ukrainian-German footballer
1983 - Pablo Granoche, Uruguayan footballer
1983 - Xavier Susai, Australian comedian
1984 - Trey Hill, Grammy-nominated musician
1985 - Ryan Guy, American soccer player
1987 - Pierre Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco
1990 - Jeremy Snider, US actor (Eric Jr-Bold & Beautiful)
1990 - Kim Yu-Na, Korean figure skater
1991 - Skandar Keynes, English actor
1993 - Gage Golightly, American actress

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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1157 on: September 05, 2013, 01:25:57 PM »
This Day in History for 5th September


Famous Deaths


                 
Anthropologist/Pathologist                 Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa (1997)
Rudolf Virchow (1902)


1165 - Emperor Nijo of Japan (b. 1143)
1201 - Constance, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1161)
1235 - Henry I, duke of Brabant, dies
1548 - Catharine Parr, queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, dies at about 36
1566 - Suleiman I, Great Law Giver, sultan of Turkey (1520-66), dies at 71
1569 - Pieter Bruegel, South Netherlands painter, dies at about 44
1572 - Pieter Tichelmann, Flemish Franciscan, dies at about 71
1607 - Pomponne de Bellièvre, chancellor of France (b. 1529)
1629 - Domenico Allegri, Italian composer (b. c. 1585)
1659 - Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71
1683 - Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French Minister of Navy, dies at 64
1684 - John Uytenhage van Lacks, lawyer/author, drowned at 48
1786 - Jonas Hanway, English merchant, traveler, and philanthropist (b. 1712)
1803 - Francois Devienne, composer, dies at 44
1808 - John Home, Scottish writer (b. 1722)
1836 - Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (b. 1790)
1838 - Charles Percier, French architect (b. 1764)
1857 - Auguste Comte, French sociologist (b. 1798)
1858 - Moritz G, [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist, dies at 63
1859 - W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter, dies at 68
1867 - Santiago Derqui, Argentinian politician (b. 1809)
1876 - Manuel Blanco Encalada, first president of Chile (b. 1790)
1877 - Crazy Horse, [Tashunka Witko], last great Sioux war chief, dies at 27
1890 - Ludwig Deppe, composer, dies at 61
1898 - Sarah Emma Evelyn Edmonds, disguised as man fought for union, dies
1901 - Ignacij Klemenčič, Slovenian physicist (b. 1853)
1902 - Rudolf Virchow, German pathologist and politician, dies at 80
1906 - Ludwig Boltzmann, Austrian physicist (b. 1844)
1910 - Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist, dies at 70
1910 - Julian Edwards, composer, dies at 54
1912 - Arthur MacArthur, Jr., U.S. Army general (b. 1845)
1914 - Charles Péguy, French poet, essayist and editor (b. 1873)
1917 - Marian Smoluchowski, Polish physicist (b. 1872)
1920 - Robert Harron, actor (Intolerance), accidental shot to death at 27
1922 - Georgette Agutte, French painter (b. 1867)
1926 - Karl Harrer, German journalist and politician, founding member of the "DAP", which would
           become the Nazi Party (b. 1890)
1930 - Robert Means Thompson, American naval officer (b. 1849)
1931 - John Thomson, football player who died in an accidental collision during a match (b. 1909)
1932 - Paul Bern, husband of Jean Harlow, dies
1932 - Francisco Acebal, Spanish novelist, playwright and journalist (b. 1866)
1936 - Gustave Kahn, French Symbolist poet and art critic (b. 1859)
1939 - Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67
1942 - François de Labouchère, French aviator of World War II, compagnon de la Libération. (b.
           1917)
1944 - Willem M Groenewegen, resistance fighter, executed
1948 - Richard C. Tolman, American mathematical physicist (b. 1881)
1953 - Richard Walther Darré, Nazi politician, one of the leading 'blood and soil' ideologists (b. 1895)
1954 - Eugen Schiffer, German politician (b. 1860)
1961 - Ernest Bock, cricketer (Test for South Africa, 1935), dies
1965 - Thomas Johnston, Scottish-born politician (b. 1882)
1966 - Dezső Lauber, Hungarian athlete (b. 1879)
1968 - Juan Jose Castro, composer, dies at 73
1969 - Henk Bijvanck, composer, dies at 59
1969 - Mitchell Ayres, orchestra leader (Hollywood Palace), dies at 58
1972 - Josef Romano, Israeli olympian, murdered
1972 - Mosje Weinberg, Israeli olympic wrestling coach, murdered
1973 - Jack Fournier, American baseball player (b. 1889)
1975 - Georg Ots, Estonian singer (b. 1920)
1976 - A E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies
1977 - Marcel Thiry, Belgian writer and wallon militant (b. 1897)
1979 - Alberto di Jorio, former head of the Vatican Bank and secretary of the 1958 conclave (b.
           1884)
1980 - Barbara Loden, actress (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 48
1981 - Ayatollah Ali Qoddusi, prosecutor-general of Iran, assassinated
1982 - Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker, dies at 73
1982 - Douglas Bader, RAF fighter pilot in World War II (b. 1910)
1983 - Antonio Mairena, flamenco singer (b. 1909)
1987 - Bill Bowes, cricketer (Bodyline bowler, 68 wkts for England), dies
1988 - Gert Froebe, actor (Lover's Wood, Upper Hand), dies at 75
1990 - Beppo Brem, actor (Frontgockel), dies of heart failure at 84
1990 - Ivan Mihailov, Bulgarian revolutionary (b. 1896)
1992 - Billy Herman, 2nd baseman/manager (Dodgers, Cubs), dies at 83
1992 - Dorothy MacKaye, marital advisor (Ladies Home Journal), dies at 88
1992 - Irving Allen Lee, actor (Newspaper Boys), dies of AIDS at 43
1993 - Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (Spy Who Loved Me), dies at 78
1993 - John Truscott, Australian set designer (Camelot), dies at 57
1993 - René Klijn, [Dorian], singer (Mr Blue), dies of AIDS at 30)
1993 - Willem Wagter, actor (Ghetto, Medic Center West), dies at 60
1994 - Billy Usselton, saxophonist, dies at 68
1994 - Edgar Louis Vanderstegen Millington Drake, painter, dies at 62
1994 - John Newman, Australian parlement member (Lab), murdered at 47
1994 - William Usselton, US tenor saxophonist, dies at 68
1995 - Francis Showering, brewer, dies at 83
1995 - James "Pigmeat" Jarrett, pianist, dies at 95
1995 - John Britten, motorcycle Designer, dies at 45
1996 - Leonard Katzman, TV producer, dies at 69
1996 - Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby intl/journalist, dies at 67
1996 - Rose Isabel Williams, sister of Tennessee Williams, dies at 86
1997 - Georg Solti, conductor, dead, dies at 84
1997 - Leon Edel, biographer, dies at 89
1997 - Mother Teresa, Nobel (1979), dies of cardiac arrest at 87
1998 - Verner Panton, Danish designer (b. 1926)
1998 - Leo Penn, American film director (b. 1921)
1999 - Allen Funt, American radio and television personality (b. 1914)
1999 - Bryce Mackasey, Canadian politician (b. 1921)
2001 - Vladimir Žerjavić, Croatian UN statistician (b. 1912)
2001 - Justin Wilson, American Cajun chef and humorist (b. 1914)
2002 - David Todd Wilkinson, American astronomer, author of the first study of the Cosmic
           microwave background radiation (b. 1935)
2003 - Gisele MacKenzie, Canadian-born singer (b. 1927)
2005 - Roberto Viaux, Chilean Army General and the primary planner in two failed coup d'état
           attempt in Chile (b. 1917)
2007 - Jennifer Dunn, American politician (b. 1941)
2007 - Paul Gillmor, American politician (b. 1939)
2007 - D. James Kennedy, American televangelist (b. 1930)
2007 - Thomas Hansen (musician) (b. 1976)
2010 - Shoya Tomizawa Japanese MotoGP Racer (b. 1990)
2012 - Joe South, American singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies from heart failure at 72

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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1158 on: September 06, 2013, 10:27:08 AM »
This Day in History for 6th September


Historical Events


                                   
Classical musician and composer            Abolitionist Frederick Douglass                      25th US President
Mozart                                                                                                                           William McKinley

                                   
Heavyweight Boxing Champion              US Secretary of State                              Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Jack Dempsey                                              Frank Kellogg

                                   
Comedian Jerry Lewis                          Tennis Player Martina Navratilova              Pop Star & Beatle
                                                                                                                               Paul McCartney

                 
Singer-Songwriter                                Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme
 Sinead O'Connor


3114 BC - According to the proleptic Julian calendar the current era in the Maya Long Count Calendar
                started.
394 - Battle of Frigidus North-Italy
1492 - Columbus' fleet leaves Gomera, Canary islands
1522 - Magellen with Vittoria returns to Spain, after 1st round world trip
1543 - French & Turkish fleet occupies Nice
1620 - 1st stones layed in Western Tower
1622 - Spanish silver fleet disappears off Florida Keys; 1,000s die
1628 - Puritans land at Salem, from Mass Bay Colony, witches soon to settle
1634 - Battle at Nordlingen ends in Swedish/protestant German defeat
1669 - The siege of Candia ends with the Venetian fortress surrendering to the Ottomans.
1672 - Willem III's troops reconquer Naarden on France
1675 - Swedish admiral Stenbock sails out with fleet of 66 ships
1683 - Le Plecta appointed French minister of Finance
1688 - Austrian armies occupy Belgrade
1690 - King Willem III escapes back to England
1715 - Pro-James III-uprising in Scotland
1716 - 1st US lighthouse built (Boston)
1732 - VOC fires Neth-Dutch east indies governor-general Diederik Dare
1776 - Hurricane hits Martinique; 100 French & Dutch ships sinks; 600 die
1776 - 1st (failed) submarine attack (David Bushnell's "Turtle" attacks British sailboat "Eagle" in Bay
           of NY)
1776 - Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, killing more than 6000.
1781 - The Battle of Groton Heights takes place, resulting a British victory.
1791 - Mozarts opera "La Clemenza di Tito," premieres in Prague
1819 - Thomas Blanchard patents lathe
1837 - Oberlin Collegiate Institute of Ohio goes co-ed (4 women, 30 men)
1839 - Cherokee Nation forms
1839 - Great fire in NY
1848 - National Black Convention meets (Cleveland)
1853 - Women's Right's Convention met (NYC)
1861 - General Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky
1862 - Stonewall Jackson occupies Frederick, Maryland
1863 - -7] After 59 day siege Confederate troops vacate Fort Wagner SC (1700 casualties)
1866 - Frederick Douglass is 1st US black delegate to a national convention
1869 - 1st westbound train arrives in SF
1869 - Mine fire kills 179 at Avondale Pennsylvania
1870 - Ship sinks in Gulf of Biskaje; 483 die
1873 - Regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street
1876 - Race riot in Charleston SC
1876 - Southern Pacific line from LA to SF completed
1880 - Commencement of 1st Test Cricket in England, v Australia at The Oval
1880 - W G Grace scores 152 in debut Test Cricket innings, v Aust The Oval
1883 - Cub's Burns (extra bases), Williamson & Pfeiffer get 3 hits in 1 inn
1885 - Eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished.
1886 - Queen Victoria establishes Distinguished Service Order (DSO) award
1888 - Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season - a feat
           since accomplished only by Tom Richardson (twice), J.T. Hearne, Wilfred Rhodes (twice) and
           Tich Freeman (six times).
1889 - King Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda resigns
1898 - Lord Kitchener destroys Mahdi's tomb in Omdurman
1899 - Carnation processes its 1st can of evaporated milk
1899 - US min of Foreign affairs John Hay publishes his "Open Through Note"
1900 - British General Buller occupies Lydenburg South Africa
1901 - Pres William McKinley, shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at Pan American Exposition in Buffalo
           NY, he dies 8th days later
1903 - Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Creeping Man" (BG)
1904 - Soccer team Rheden forms
1905 - Atlanta Life Insurance Company forms
1905 - Chicago White Sox Frank Smith no-hits Detroit Tigers, 15-0
1905 - General Trade journal publishes 1st Dutch photo (train accident)
1909 - Word received, Adm Peary discovers North Pole 5 months earlier
1910 - Saskatchewan (then Regina) Roughrider football club formed
1912 - NY Giant Jeff Tesreau no-hits Phila, 3-0
1913 - 19th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jerry Travers
1913 - 1st aircraft to loop the loop (Adolphe Pégoud-France)
1913 - Hamilton Alerts apply for ORFU reinstatement, taking the name Hamilton Rowing Club
1914 - Battle of Marne; Germans prevented from occupying Paris
1917 - French pilot Georges Guynemer shoots down 54th German aircraft
1920 - 40th US Mens Tennis: Wm Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (61 16 75 57 63)
1920 - Jack Dempsey KOs Billy Miske in 3 for heavyweight boxing title 1st radio broadcast of a
           prizefight
1922 - 42nd US Mens Tennis: Wm T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston 46 36 62 63 64)
1923 - Queen Wilhelmina celebrates 25 year jubilee
1924 - Assassination attempt on Benito Mussolini fails
1924 - Charles Paddock captures 100 & 200 yd AAU national senior outdoor track & field
           championships
1927 - Buddy DeSylva & Lew Brown's musical "Good News" premieres in NYC
1927 - Red Sox beat NY Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings at Fenway Park
1928 - USSR signs Briand-Kellogg-pact
1930 - Brooklyn Dodgers beat Phillies 22-8
1930 - Democratically elected Argentine president Hipólito Yrigoyen is deposed in a military coup.
1937 - Spanish Civil War: The start of the Battle of El Mazuco.
1938 - Wilhelmina celebrates 40th anniversary jubilee as Dutch queen
1939 - 1st German air attack on Great-Britain in WW II
1939 - South Africa declares war on nazi-Germany
1939 - World War II: The Battle of Barking Creek.
1940 - Crown prince Michael succeeds Carol II as king of Romania
1940 - Generalissimo Gamelin arrested in France
1941 - 55th US Womens Tennis: Sarah H Cooke beats Pauline Betz Addie (75 62)
1941 - 61st US Mens Tennis: Robert L Riggs beats F Kovacs (2d 57 61 63 63)
1941 - All Jews over age 6 in German territories ordered to wear a star
1941 - Jews of Vilna Poland confined to their ghetto
1942 - 56th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats A Louise Brough (46 61 64)
1942 - Czech marathon runner Oskar Hêks transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau
1943 - "Congressional Limited" train derails near Frankfort Pa, kills 79
1943 - 63rd US Mens Tennis: J R Hunt Seaman beats Jack Kramer (63 68 108 60)
1943 - Carl Scheib becomes youngest pitcher in AL (16y 8 ms) of the A's
1944 - Gen Von Zangens 15th army escape from Zealand
1945 - A's catcher George George punches ump Joe Rue gets suspended
1946 - All-American Football Conference plays 1st game (Clev 44, Miami 0)
1946 - Terence Rattigan's "Winslow Boy," premieres in London
1948 - "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 perfs
1948 - 37th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (5-0)
1948 - Juliana becomes queen of Netherlands
1949 - Howard Unruh kills 13 neighbors in 12 minutes
1952 - Canadian TV begins in Montreal
1953 - Adenauers CDU wins elections in German FR
1953 - Roy Campanella sets record for HRs by a catcher at 38
1954 - 68th US Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats A Louise Brough (68 61 86)
1954 - 74th US Mens Tennis: E V Seixas Jr beats Rex Hartwig (36 62 64 64)
1954 - US plane shot down above Siberia
1954 - WINS NYC begins playing rock n roll with Alan Freed Show
1954 - Yankees use a record 10 pinch hitters
1955 - "Catch a Star" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 23 performances
1955 - J van Tilburg appointed governor of Suriname
1957 - Elvis records "White Xmas," "Silent Night" & "Here Comes Santa Claus"
1958 - Mary Ann Mobley (Miss), 21, crowned 31st Miss America 1959
1958 - US performs nuclear test at S Atlantic Ocean
1959 - Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1961 - USSR performs nuclear test at Kapustin Yar USSR
1962 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 - Historian Lee Allen says Indians-Senators game is 100,000th in history
1963 - Jerry Lee Lewis quits Sun Records
1963 - Major league baseballs 100,000th game
1963 - The Centre for International Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI) is founded.
1965 - India invades West Pakistan
1965 - KLNE TV channel 3 in Lexington, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 - Race riot in Atlanta Georgia
1968 - Swaziland gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1968 - Swaziland becomes independent.
1969 - "Cabaret" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 1166 performances
1970 - NY Met Tommy Agee hits for the cycle
1970 - Palestinians seize 3 jetliners
1970 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1971 - Jerry Lewis' 6th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises
1972 - John & Yoko appear on Jerry Lewis' Muscular Dystrophy Telethon
1972 - Summer Olympics resume in Munich Germany after massacre
1973 - NY Times reports almost all Superfectas run at Yonkers, Roosevelt & Monticello from Jan-Mar
           of 1973 were fixed
1975 - 6.8 quake along Anatolian Fault kills over 2,000 in Lice Turkey
1975 - 89th US Womens Tennis: Chris E L Mills beats E G Cawley (57 64 62)
1975 - Heavy earthquake at Lice Turkey; 3,000 killed
1975 - Tawny Elaine Godin (NY), 18, crowned 48th Miss America 1976
1975 - Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova asks for US political asylum in New York City during the
           US Open
1975 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1976 - Jerry Lewis' 11th Muscular Dystrophy telethon, Dean Martin appears
1976 - Russian pilot Belenko defects to Japan in a Mig 25 jet
1977 - Angels acquire Dave Kingman from Padres for cash 9 days later Yankees buy Kingman
          (started with Mets) who plays in all 4 divisions in 1977
1978 - Begin & Sadat meet at Camp David to discuss peace
1978 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1979 - "Peter Pan" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 578 performances
1980 - 94th US Womens Tennis: Chris E L Mills beats H Mandlikova (57 61 61)
1980 - Chantal Langlace sets women's record for fastest 100K run (7h27m22s)
1980 - College football longest losing streak of 50 games ends for
1980 - Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1980 - Susan Powell (Okla), 21, crowned 53rd Miss America 1981
1980 - Macalaster U of St Paul, Minn beating Mount Senario 17-14
1981 - "They're Playing Our Song" closes at Imperial NYC after 1082 perfs
1981 - Bob Lemon named NY Yankee manager for 2nd time
1982 - Dutch Internal minister Mr M Red assigns BVD to spy on communists
1982 - Jerry Lewis' 17th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $28,400,000
1982 - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1982 - Paul McCartney releases "Tug of War"
1982 - Pittsburgh Pirates retire Willie Stargell's #
1982 - Polish dissidents seize Polish Embassy in Bern, Switzerland
1983 - USSR admits to shooting down KAL 007 on 9/2
1984 - Lanford Wilson's "Balm in Gilead," premieres in NYC
1984 - Today Show begins live remote telecasts from Moscow
1985 - Midwest Express Airlines Flight 105, a Douglas DC-9 crashes just after takeoff from
           Milwaukee, Wisconsin, killing 31.
1986 - 300 invitees pay $5,000 to hear Barbra Striesand's benefit concert
1986 - Attack on synagogue in Istanbul, 23 killed
1986 - Jozef Pribilinec speed walking world record time (15,447k)
1986 - Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
1986 - USSR charges correspondent Nicholas Daniloff with spying
1987 - Benjamin & Patrick Binder separated at John Hopkins Hospital
1987 - Douglas Wakiihuri wins marathon (2:11:48)
1987 - Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks a CFL-record 60-yard field goal
1988 - Crippled soviet Soyuz TM-5 lands safely with 2 cosmonauts aboard
1988 - Thomas Gregory (11) swims English Canal
1988 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1989 - 6th MTV Awards: Living Colour wins
1989 - Amateur Athletic Fed strips Ben Johnson of all track records
1989 - Police computer accuses 41,000 Parisians of murder/prostitution
1990 - 7th MTV Awards: Sinead O'Connor wins
1991 - 33rd Walker Cup: US, 14-10
1991 - Ronald Venetiaan chosen president of Suriname
1991 - Soviet Union recognizes Estonian independence
1991 - USSR recognizes independence of the 3 Baltic republics
1991 - The name Saint Petersburg is restored to Russia's second largest city, which had been
           renamed Leningrad in 1924.
1992 - Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m (3:28.86)
1993 - Helen Dobson wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
1993 - Jerry Lewis' 28th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $46,014,922
1994 - 11th MTV Awards: Aerosmith, Lisa Marie & Michael Jackson win
1994 - Actor Jackson Pinckney awarded $487,000 for being partially blinded by Jean-Claude Van
           Damme during filming of "Cyborg"
1994 - Franziska van Almsick swims female record 200m freestyle (1:56.78)
1994 - Tom Dolan swims world record 400m medley (4:12.30)
1995 - Cal Ripken Jr breaks Gehrig's record, plays in 2,131 straight games
1995 - Senate Ethics committee votes 6-0 to ask for expulsion of Bob Packwood
1996 - Balt Orioles' Eddie Murray's 500th career HR
1997 - Princess Diana's funeral
1997 - Women's championship at US Tennis Open
1998 - Men's championship at US Tennis Open
2012 - 61 illegal immigrants die after a fishing boat capsizes off the coast of Turkey
2012 - Barack Obama accepts the Democratic nomination for President
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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1159 on: September 06, 2013, 11:41:15 AM »
This Day in History for 6th September


Famous Weddings


1997 - "Desperate Housewives" actress Felicity Huffman (34) weds "Fargo" actor William H. Macy (47)
           in Woody Creek, Colorado
2008 - Singer KT Tunstall (33) weds drummer Luke Bullen in a marquee overlooking the Atlantic
           Ocean on the Isle of Skye

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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1160 on: September 06, 2013, 11:55:43 AM »
This Day in History for 6th September


Famous Birthdays


                                   
Social Worker and Nobel Laureate           Rock Bassist/Vocalist                            Actress Jane Curtin (1947)
Jane Addams (1860)                                George Roger Waters (1943)


1577 - Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
1620 - Isabella Leonarda, composer
1627 - Pierre Verdier, composer
1633 - Sebastian Knupfer, composer
1644 - Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer
1648 - Johann Schelle, composer
1656 - Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723)
1697 - Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant
1702 - Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer
1711 - Henry Muhlenberg, German-born founder of the U.S. Lutheran Church (d. 1787)
1729 - Mozes Mendelssohn, German englightened philosopher (Haksalah)
1732 - Johan Wilcke, Swedish physicist (d. 1796)
1757 - Marquis de Lafayette, American patriot, French revolutionary
1762 - Theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral
1766 - John Dalton, English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter
1781 - Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher/composer
1788 - F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari)
1795 - Frances Wright, English writer and lecturer (d. 1852)
1797 - Wililam "Extra Billy" Smith, Confederacy (Confederate Army)
1802 - Alcide d'Orbigny, French naturalist (d. 1857)
1805 - Horatio Greenough, US, neo-classical sculptor/writer (Form & Function)
1808 - Abd al-Qadir, Algerian political and military leader (d. 1883)
1811 - James Melville Gilliss, founder (Naval Observatory in Washington)
1811 - Johanna D Courtmans-Berchmans, Flemish author (Rozeken Pot)
1814 - George Cartier, (C) Canadian co-PM (1858-62)
1815 - John Richardson Liddell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1815 - Karol Katski, composer
1816 - Francis Stebbins Bartow, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1861
1817 - Alexander Tilloch Galt, a Canadian founding father
1819 - Carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer
1819 - Nicolae Filimon, Romania, writer/critic (Ciocoii Vechi Si Noi)
1819 - William Starke Rosecrans, Mjr General (Union volunteers)
1827 - John Morrison Oliver, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1829 - Marie Zakrzewska, Polish physician (d. 1902)
1838 - Samuel Arnold, Lincoln conspirator (d. 1906)
1850 - Louis F H "Louis" Apol, painter/etcher/literary
1855 - Ferdinand B Hummel, composer
1857 - Zelia Nuttall, American archeologist and historian (d. 1933)
1860 - Jane Addams, Cedarville, Illinois, pacifist/social worker/feminist (Nobel 1931), (d. 1935)
1863 - Rodolfo Lenz, German/Chilian linguist (El Papiamento)
1868 - Heinrich Häberlin, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1947)
1869 - Felix Salten, [Siegmund Salzmann], Austria journalist (Bambi)
1869 - Walford Davies, composer
1876 - John J R Macleod, Scottish/Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923)
1876 - Willem A Bonger, Dutch sociologist/criminologist (Race & Crime)
1877 - Petar Stojanovic, composer
1877 - Buddy Bolden, American musician (d. 1930)
1879 - Neal Rev Dodd, Iowa, actor (You Belong to Me)
1879 - Max Schreck, German actor (d. 1936)
1880 - Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch night club performer (French governess)
1881 - Charlie Dell, NYC, actor (Pickle in the Middle)
1881 - Leo Carrillo, Los Angeles California, actor (Pancho-Cisco Kid)
1882 - John Powell, composer
1884 - Emerson Whithorne, composer
1885 - Franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall)
1885 - Otto Kruger, Toledo Ohio, actor (Lux Video Theater, High Noon)
1888 - Joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy
1890 - Clara Kimball Young, Illinois, actress (Return of Chandu)
1890 - Manfred Gurlitt, composer
1892 - Edward V Appleton, English physicist (Appleton-layer)
1893 - Irving Bacon, St Joseph MO, actor (Branded Men, Fort Ti)
1893 - Claire Chennault, American pilot (d. 1958)
1896 - Frutuoso de Lima Viana, composer
1896 - Mario Praz, Italian literary critic and scholar (La carne, la morte, e il diavolo)
1896 - Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, composer
1899 - Billy Rose, theatrical producer (Diamond Horse Show)
1900 - Julien Green, US/French writer (Frere Francois)
1900 - W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (d. 1979)
1901 - John Erik Jonsson, businessman/Mayor of Dallas
1902 - Morgan Beatty, Little Rock Ark, news anchor (Du Mont Evening News)
1904 - Karlo Arvi Kivimaa, Finnish writer (Groenende Cross)
1904 - Lyubomir Pipkov, composer
1904 - Maxie Rosenbloom, NYC, light heavyweight boxing champ (1930-34)
1906 - Alexander Bodon, Hungarian/Dutch architect (RAI building)
1906 - John Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher
1906 - Raymond Keane, Denver CO, actor (Midnight Sun, Love Eagle)
1907 - Elizabeth Morna MacTaggart Ferrars, crime writer
1907 - John A Kelly, US marathon runner (Berlin 1936, Boston 1935..1991)
1908 - Anthony Wagner, genealogist
1908 - Paul Lavalle, Beacon NY, bandleader (Cities Service Band of America)
1909 - John Ridgely, Chicago IL, actor (Northern Pursuit, Air Force)
1910 - Frank Fidler, artist
1911 - Bentley Bridgewater, British Museum secretary
1911 - Harry Danning, American baseball player (d. 2004)
1912 - Stephen Murray, Partney England, actor (Alice in Wonderland)
1912 - Vincent DiMaggio, baseball player (Giants, Phils, Reds, Braves)
1912 - Wayne Barlow, composer
1915 - Franz Josef Strauss, Germany, nazi/minister of defense (1956-62)
1916 - Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, English landowner
1917 - George Mann, captain English cricket team
1917 - Philipp von Boeselager, German Wehrmacht officer, failed assassin of Adolf Hitler (d. 2008)
1919 - Wilson Greatbatch, American Inventor
1921 - Robert Millar, journalist
1921 - Carmen Laforet, Spanish author (d. 2004)
1921 - Norman Joseph Woodland, Atlantic City, New Jersey, inventor (barcode), (d. 2012)
1923 - Peter II Karadjordjevic, King of Yugoslavia (1934-45)
1923 - William Kraft, Chicago, Ill, composer/percussionist
1924 - John Melcher, (Sen-D-MO)
1925 - Jimmy Reed, Mississippi, blues singer (Soulin', Big Boss Man)
1926 - Arthur William Oldham, composer
1926 - Claus von Amsberg, prince of Netherlands
1927 - Keith Humble, composer
1928 - Evgeny Svetlanov, Moscow Russia, conductor (Siberian Fantasy)
1928 - Rudolph Plukfelder, USSR, light heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
1928 - Robert M. Pirsig, American author
1929 - Tsang-houe' Hsu, composer
1930 - Andre Beullens, Flemish painter
1931 - Sander M Levin, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1983- )
1932 - Earl of Cawdor, British large landowner
1932 - Gilles Tremblay, composer
1934 - Jody McCrea, Los Angeles California, actor (Ben Matheson-Wichita Town)
1935 - Bob Bouber, [Boris Blom], Dutch singer (ZZ & Masks)/actor
1935 - Jock Wallace, soccer star/manager
1937 - Irina Bayanovna Solovyova, Russian cosmonaut
1937 - Jo Anne Worley, Lowell Indiana, comedienne (Laugh-in)
1937 - John Bernard, Dutch TV weatherman
1937 - Sergio Aragonés, Spanish-born illustrator
1937 - Brigid Berlin, American actor
1938 - Alan Charles Downes, cameraman
1938 - Joan Tower, New Rochelle NY, composer (Breakfast Rhythms)
1939 - David Allan Coe, country musician (Mysterious Rhinestone Cowboy)
1939 - Susumu Tonegawa, Japanese molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or
           Medicine
1939 - Dan Cragg, American soldier and author
1940 - Jackie Trent, singer
1941 - Monica Mason, England, ballerina
1941 - Willibrord Frequin, Dutch TV reporter
1942 - Dave Bargeron, NYC, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
1942 - Harry Jack Max, rocker
1942 - Les Burns, local councillor
1942 - Mel McDaniel, Checotah Oklahoma, singer (Baby's got her Blue Jeans On)
1943 - George Roger Waters, Cambridge England, rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the
           Wall)
1943 - Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in
           Physiology or Medicine
1944 - Gordon DeMarco, writer/activist
1944 - Linda Kaye Henning, Cal, actress (Betty Joe-Petticoat Junction)
1944 - M N Aubrey Mokoape, S Afr's VP (Azanian People Org)
1944 - Swoosie Kurtz, Omaha Nebraska, actress (Slap Shot, Garp, Sisters)
1946 - Bryan D O'Connor, Orange Cal, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 61B, STS 40)
1946 - Buizen Beernd, [Bennie Jolink], singer/guitarist/pianist (Normal)
1947 - Jane Curtin, Cambridge Massachusetts, actress (SNL, Allie Lowell-Kate & Allie)
1947 - Sylvester, rocker (Do Ya Wanna Funk)
1947 - Bruce Rioch, Scottish footballer and coach
1948 - Charles "Claydes" Smith, Jersey City NJ, guitarist (Kool & The Gang)
1949 - Jimmy Litherland, rocker (Mitarbeit)
1949 - Mhlabunzima Maphumulo, S Afr Kwazulu politician
1950 - Ria Oomen-Ruijten, Dutch MP (CDA)
1951 - Barry Troyna, teacher/educational sociologist
1953 - Katherine Cannon, Hartford Ct, actress (Father Murphy, Survivors)
1953 - Mohammed Kedir, Ethiopia, 10k runner (Olympic-bronze-1980)
1954 - Banner Thomas, rocker (Molly Hatchet)
1954 - Jon Erikson, US, 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981)
1954 - Patrick O'Hearn, rock bassist (Missing Persons)
1954 - Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard
1955 - Anne Henning, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1972)
1955 - Carl Erwin Walz, Cleve Ohio, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79)
1956 - Pam Allen, Billings MT, LPGA golfer (1988 Planters Pat Bradley-12th)
1956 - Bill Ritter, American politician
1957 - "Curley" Joe Smyth, Westbrook Me, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad)
1957 - Gwyn Evans, Welsh rugby player
1957 - Paul Lewis Harrhy, actor/opera singer (Intelligence Park)
1957 - Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor-General of Canada
1957 - José Sócrates, Prime Minister of Portugal
1957 - Tim Whitnall, English actor and narrator
1958 - Jeff Foxworthy, comedian (Jeff Foxworthy-The Jeff Foxworthy Show)
1958 - Michael Winslow, American actor and comedian
1958 - Buster Bloodvessel, British singer
1958 - Nigel Westlake, Australian musician and composer
1960 - Michael Winslow, Spokane WA, actor/comedian (Police Academy)
1961 - Pal Waaktaar, Oslo Norway, rock guitarist/vocalist (A-ha)
1961 - Peggy MacIntaggart, Midland Ontario, playmate (January, 1990)
1961 - Scott Travis, American musician (Judas Priest)
1961 - Simon Reeve, Australian journalist
1962 - Kevin Willis, NBA center (Houston Rockets)
1962 - Elizabeth Vargas, American journalist
1963 - Jozsef Kiprich, soccer player (Feyenoord)
1963 - Mark Chesnutt, Beaumont Tx, country singer (Too Cold at Home)
1963 - Alice Sebold, American novelist
1963 - Geert Wilders, Dutch politician
1963 - Bryan Simonaire, American politician
1963 - Pat Nevin, Scottish footballer
1964 - Rosie Perez, Bkln, actress (Do the Right Thing, White Men Can't Jump)
1965 - Johan Garrels, soccer player (Alphense Boys, RKC)
1965 - John Polson, Australian actor and film director
1966 - Joan Guetschow, Akron Ohio, biathelete (Olympics-1994)
1967 - Amy Lynn Baxter, model (Penthouse Pet 1990)
1968 - Gene Patrick, Phila, actor (Gemini: Twin Stars)
1968 - Pat Meares, Salina KS, infielder (Minnesota Twins)
1968 - Tommy Snider, American actor
1968 - Paul Rea, American television journalist
1968 - Christopher Brookmyre, Scottish writer
1969 - Aaron Pierce, NFL halfback (NY Giants)
1969 - Cece Peniston, Phoenix AZ, Miss Black AZ/singer (Finally)
1969 - Douglas Pirini, Auckland NZ, decathlete (Olympics-96)
1969 - Helen Labdan, Bracknell England, model (page 3)
1969 - Ben Finegold, American chess player
1969 - Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete
1969 - Michael Davis, American softball player (Solvents, et al)
1970 - Igor Korolev, Moscow Russia, NHLer (Team Russia, Winnipeg)
1970 - Shane Heal, Box Hill Melbourne VIC Austral, basketball guard (Oly-96)
1970 - Torrance Small, NFL wide receiver (NO Saints)
1970 - Paul Miller, American composer and author
1971 - Anthony Goldwire, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
1971 - Holli Rene Hyche, Indianapolis Indiana, runner
1971 - Kathy Wolfgramm, rocker (Jets)
1971 - Pavel Patera, Kladno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep, Oly-gild-98)
1971 - Sandra Natasha Abreu, Miss Universe-Dominican Republic (1996)
1971 - Devang Gandhi, Indian Cricketer
1972 - Eric Zeier, NFL quarterback (Cleveland Browns)
1972 - Frank Rocca, CFL corner (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1972 - China Miéville, English writer
1972 - Justina Machado, Puerto Rican actress
1972 - Anika Noni Rose, American actress and singer
1972 - Idris Elba, English/American actor
1972 - Dylan Bruno, American actor (Numb3rs)
1973 - Greg Rusedski, Montreal Quebec, tennis star (1995 Seoul)
1973 - Carlo Cudicini, Italian footballer
1974 - Justin Whalin, SF California, actor (Jimmy-Lois & Clark, Charles in Charge)
1974 - Tim Henman, English tennis player
1974 - Nina Persson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
1975 - Derrek Lee, American baseball player
1976 - Danny Blankers, soccer player (PSV/Willem II)
1976 - Michael Nakamura, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
1976 - N.O.R.E., American rapper
1976 - Hyun Young, South Korean actress and pop singer
1976 - Naomie Harris, American actress
1977 - Kiyoshi Hikawa, Japanese enka singer
1978 - Natalia Cigliuti, NY, actress (Lindsay-Saved By Bell: New Class)
1978 - Cisco Adler, American singer
1978 - Alex Escobar, Venezuelan baseball player
1978 - Mathew Horne, English Actor
1978 - Tony Thaxton, drummer (Motion City Soundtrack)
1979 - Massimo Maccarone, Italian footballer
1979 - Carlos Adrián Morales, Mexican footballer
1979 - Foxy Brown, American rapper
1979 - Brandon Silvestry, American professional wrestler
1980 - Samuel Peter, Nigerian heavyweight boxer
1980 - Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer
1980 - Yuji Hamano, Japanese archer
1980 - Jillian Hall, American professional wrestler
1981 - Yumiko Cheng, Hong Kong singer
1981 - Mark Teahen, American baseball player
1985 - Webbie, American rapper
1985 - Ali Ashfaq, Maldivian footballer
1985 - Alberto Valerio, Brazilian racing driver
1987 - Ramiele Malubay, American singer
1989 - Nikos Boutzikos, Greek footballer
2000 - Breanna Lynn Bartlett-Stewart, first Kleihauer-Betke stillbirth (d. 2000)
2006 - Prince Hisahito of Akishino, Japan Imperial Family member

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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1161 on: September 06, 2013, 12:06:31 PM »
This Day in History for 6th September


Famous Deaths


                 
Rocker Tom Fogerty (1990)          Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti (2007)


394 - Eugenius, linguistic/anti emperor of Rome (392-94), dies in battle
957 - Liudolf, Duke of Swabia
972 - John XIII Crescentii, pope (965-72), dies
1276 - Vicedomino de Vicedominis, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina and dean of the Sacred College of
           Cardinals (b. ca. 1215)
1511 - Ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (b. 1481)
1536 - William Tyndale, Protestant bible translator (b. c. 1494)
1625 - Thomas Dempster, Scottish historian (b. 1579)
1635 - Adrian A Metius, mathematician/fort architect, dies at 63
1649 - Famiano Strada, Ital jesuit (bello belgico decades duae), dies at 77
1649 - Robert Dudley, English navigator/writer (Arcano del Mare), dies
1701 - James II [Stuart], king of England (1685-88), dies at 68
1708 - Sir John Morden, English merchant and philanthropist (b. 1623)
1748 - Edmund Gibson, English jurist (b. 1669)
1782 - Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, wife of Thomas Jefferson (b. 1748)
1783 - Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (b. 1710)
1808 - Louis-Pierre Anquetil, French historian (b. 1723)
1811 - Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer, dies at 77
1819 - Georg Druschetzky, composer, dies at 74
1831 - Johann Ernst Friedrich Wollank, composer, dies at 49
1863 - Lucius March Walker, Confederate brig-general (in duel), dies at 33
1868 - Pierre Adolphe Rost, Louisiana judge, Confederate commissioner (b. 1797)
1902 - Frederick A Able, English chemist/inventor (cordiet), dies at 75
1902 - Philip James Bailey, English poet (Universal hymn), dies at 86
1903 - Charles Ammi Cutter, US bibliographer, dies at 66
1919 - Worm Pander, sculptor
1937 - Henry Kimball Hadley, composer, dies at 65
1938 - John Stuart Hindmarsh, British racing driver and aviator (b. 1907)
1939 - Arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71
1941 - Hugo Loudon, president-director (Royal Oil), dies at 81
1944 - Robert Lejour, Belgian lawyer/resistance fighter, murdered
1945 - John S Mccain, US admiral, (WW II-Pacific Ocean), dies
1947 - Paul Guthnick, German astronomer, dies at 76
1948 - Gerrit H Kersten, vicar/founder (Calvinist Party), dies at 66
1950 - Arthur Hill, cricketer (3 Tests), dies
1950 - Olaf Stapledon, British writer and philosopher (b. 1886)
1951 - James W. Gerard, American jurist and diplomat (b. 1867)
1952 - Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer, dies at 54
1952 - Gertrude Lawrence, English actress (b. 1898)
1956 - Felix Borowski, composer, dies at 84
1959 - Edmund Gwenn, actor (Them, Java Head, Miracle on 34th St), dies at 83
1959 - Kay Kendall, British actress (Genevieve), dies of leukemia at 32
1960 - Jimmy Savo, comedian (Through the Crystal Ball), dies at 65
1962 - Hanns Eisler, composer (N Vietnam/E German Natl Anthem), dies at 64
1962 - Seiichiro Kashio, Japanese tennis player (b. 1892)
1963 - Margarita Sierra, actress (Surfside 6), dies after heart surgery at 26
1965 - Konstantin Mostras, composer, dies at 79
1966 - Hendrik F Verwoerd, South African PM (1958-66), assassinated at 64
1966 - Luigi Perrachio, composer, dies at 83
1966 - Margaret Sanger, US feminist/birth control pioneer, dies at 86
1968 - Karl Ranki, composer, dies at 69
1969 - Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian football player (b. 1892)
1970 - Gerard Smithson, cricketer (Eng batsman against W Indies 1948), dies
1973 - William H Harris, composer, dies at 90
1974 - Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75
1974 - Otto Kruger, actor (Lux Video Theater), dies on 89th birthday
1975 - Rien van Nunen, Dutch actor (Spuit Elf), dies at 62
1977 - Guido Pannain, composer, dies at 85
1977 - Paul Burkhard, composer, dies at 65
1978 - Jan Berger, Dutch politician, dies at 59
1978 - Tom Wilson, American record producer (b. 1931)
1979 - Ronald Binge, composer, dies at 69
1981 - Joseph Yasser, composer, dies at 88
1981 - Maria Palmer, actress (Days of Glory, Web), dies
1981 - Christy Brown, Irish author (b. 1932)
1984 - E J Andre, actor (Eugene Bullock-Dallas), dies at 74
1984 - Ernest Tubb, singer (Grand Ole Opry), dies at 70
1985 - Jane Frazee, singer/actress (Alice-Beulah), dies at 67 of pneumonia
1985 - Johnny Desmond, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies of cancer at 65
1985 - Leon Orthel, composer, dies at 79
1986 - Blanche Sweet, US actress (DW Griffith movies), dies at 90
1987 - Quinn Martin, American television producer (b. 1922)
1988 - Leroy Brown, professional wrestler (b. 1950)
1990 - Leonard Hutton, cricketer (79 Tests for England, 6971 runs), dies
1990 - T Issan Dorsey, founder (Hartford St Zen Center SF), dies
1990 - Tom Fogerty, rocker (Creedence Clearwater), dies of tuberculosis at 48
1991 - Bob Goldham, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1922)
1993 - Josephine Rich Corday, vaudevillian, dies of kidney failure at 79
1994 - Duccio Tessari, Italian director, dies of cancer at 67
1994 - James Clavell, author/director (King Rat, Shogun), dies at 69
1994 - Max Kaminsky, trumpeter, dies at 85
1994 - Nicky Hopkins, rock pianist (Rolling Stones), dies at 50
1994 - Wolf Donner, Austrian movie historian/festival director, dies at 55
1995 - Buster Mathis, heavyweight boxer, dies at 52
1995 - Joanne Gail Abbott, exec (MTV), dies at 36
1996 - William James Moyce, armaments scientist, dies at 82
1997 - Philippe Rossillon, administrator, dies at 66
1997 - P. H. Newby, British author and BBC radio director (b. 1918)
1998 - Akira Kurosawa, Japanese film director (b. 1910)
1999 - René Lecavalier, French Canadian sportscaster (b. 1918)
2000 - Breanna Lynn Bartlett-Stewart, first Kleihauer-Betke stillbirth (b. 2000)
2001 - Carl Crack, German musician (Atari Teenage Riot) (b. 1971)
2003 - Harry Goz, American actor (b. 1932)
2003 - Mohammad Oraz, Iranian mountain climber (b. 1969)
2005 - Hasan Abidi, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet (b. 1929)
2007 - Madeleine L'Engle, American author (b. 1918)
2007 - Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor, dies at 71
2007 - Alex, African Grey parrot "student" of Dr. Irene Pepperberg (b. 1976)
2008 - Sören Nordin, Swedish harness racing driver and trainer (b. 1917)
2008 - Anita Page, silent film vixen, last living attendee of the 1st Annual Academy Awards, (b. 1910)
2012 - Art Modell [Arthur], American businessman, dies from heart failure at 87
2012 - Jake Eberts, Canadian film producer, dies from cancer at 71

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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1162 on: September 07, 2013, 09:07:33 AM »
This Day in History for 7th September


Historical Events


                                   
Comedian Jerry Lewis                              Tennis Player John McEnroe              Tennis Player Martina Navratilova


Tennis Player Martina Hingis


1251 BC - A solar eclipse on this date might mark the birth of legendary Heracles at Thebes, Greece.
70 - Roman army under Titus occupies & plunders Jerusalem
1159 - Ottaviano de Montecello elected as anti-Pope
1191 - Third Crusade: Battle of Arsuf - Richard I of England defeats Saladin at Arsuf.
1497 - Sailor Perkin Warbeck becomes English King Richard IV
1525 - Trial against "heretic" John Pistorius ends in the Hague
1543 - Duke Willem of Gulik surrenders to emperor Charles V
1596 - Dutch fleet bombs Banten Java
1599 - Earl van Essex & Irish rebel Tyrone signs treaty
1652 - Battle of Monte Christo: Dutch fleet under J van Galen beat English
1701 - Germany, England & Netherlands sign anti-French covenant
1714 - Treaty of Baden: Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI & France, ends War of Spanish Succession,
           French retain Alsace, Austria gets bank of Rhine
1800 - Zion AME Church dedicated (NYC)
1812 - Battle at Borodino: Napoleon-Kutuzov
1813 - "Uncle Sam" was 1st used to refer to US (Troy Post of NY)
1818 - Carl III of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway, in Trondheim.
1822 - Pedro I, son of King Joao VI declares Brazil's independence from Portugal (National Day)
1860 - Excursion steamer "Lady Elgin" drowns 340 in Lake Michigan
1863 - Federal naval expedition arrives off Sabine Pass
1871 - Bay of Biskaje: English warship HMS Captain fired on, 500 killed
1876 - Bank robbery by James/Younger fails (Cole/Bob/Jim Younger arrested)
1880 - Geo Ligowsky patents device to throw clay pigeons for trapshooters
1888 - Edith Eleanor McLean is 1st baby place in an incubator
1889 - Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Engineer's Thumb" (BG)
1891 - Captain Frederick Lugards army reaches Kavalli Equatoria
1892 - James Corbett KOs John Sullivan in 21 for heavyweight boxing title
1896 - A H Whiting wins 1st automobile race held on a closed-circuit track in Cranston, RI
1897 - George Davis (Giants) HR off Sport McAllister (Spiders) in DH
1901 - Peace of Peking - Ends Boxer Rebellion in China
1903 - Federation of American Motorcyclists organized in NY
1906 - Alberto Santos-Dumont flies his 14-bis aircraft at Bagatelle, France for the first time
           successfully.
1907 - Sutro's ornate Cliff House in SF destroyed by fire
1909 - Eugene Lefebvre (1878-1909), while test piloting a new French-built Wright biplane, crashes
           at Juvisy France when his controls jam. Lefebvre dies, becoming the first 'pilot' in the world to
           lose his life in a powered heavier-than-air craft.
1912 - Eddie Collins steals record 6 bases in 9-7 Athletics win over Detroit
1914 - NY Post Office Building opens to public
1915 - 35th US Mens Tennis: Wm Johnston beats M E McLoughlin (16 60 75 108)
1915 - John Gruelle patents his Raggedy Ann doll
1915 - St Louis Dave Davenport no-hits Chicago (Federal League), 3-0
1916 - Giants beat Brooklyn 4-1, to launch NY's record 26-game winning streak
1916 - Workmen's Compensation Act passed by Congress
1921 - In Atlantic City, New Jersey, the first Miss America Pageant, a two-day event, is held.
1922 - In Aydin, Turkey, independence of Aydin, from Greek occupation.
1923 - Boston Red Sox Howard Ehmke no-hits Phila A's, 4-0
1923 - Interpol forms in Vienna
1923 - Mary Katherine Campbell (Ohio), 16, crowned 2nd Miss America 1922-23
1927 - Philo Farnsworth demonstrates 1st use of TV in SF
1927 - The University of Minas Gerais is founded in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, by GovernorAntônio
           Carlos.
1928 - Sophie Treadwell's "Machinal," premieres in NYC
1932 - Earl Grace, ends NL catcher record streak of 110 cons errorless games
1934 - Luxury liner "Morro Castle" burns off NJ, killing 134
1936 - Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) begins operation
1936 - The last surviving member of the thylacine species, Benjamin, dies alone in her cage at the
           Hobart Zoo in Tasmania.
1939 - Radio NY Worldwide-WRUL begins radio transmission
1940 - 54th US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (62 63)
1940 - 60th US Mens Tennis: McNeill beats Robert Riggs (46 68 63 63 75)
1940 - German Air Force blitz London for 1st of 57 consecutive nights
1940 - Luftwaffe loses 41 bombers above England
1940 - Treaty of Craiova: Romania loses Southern Dobrudja to Bulgaria.
1941 - 61st US Mens Tennis: R L Riggs beats Francis Kovacs (2d 57 61 63 63)
1942 - 62nd US Mens Tennis: F Schroeder Jr beats F Parker (86 75 36 46 62)
1942 - German occupiers take silver anniversary coins in battle
1942 - Transport nr 29 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1942 - First flight of the Consolidated B-32 Dominator.
1943 - 987 Dutch Jewish transported to Auschwitz Concentration Camp
1943 - Fire in decrepit old Gulf Hotel kills 45 (Houston Texas)
1944 - SS-general Kurt Meyer takes Durnal Belgium
1944 - Strongest Hurricane of century in Netherlands (wind force 12)
1945 - Japanese at Rioekioe-islands surrender
1945 - Joe Kuhel hits inside-the-park HR, only HR hit by a Senator all season at Washington's
           Griffith Stadium
1947 - Battles between Hindus & Moslems in New Delhi
1948 - 1st use of synthetic rubber in asphaltic concrete, Akron Oh
1950 - Monasteries shut down in Hungary
1952 - 66th US Womens Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats Doris Hart (63 75)
1952 - 72nd US Mens Tennis: Frank Sedgman beats Gardnar Mulloy (61 62 63)
1952 - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Carrollton Golf Tournament
1952 - General Naguib forms Egyptian government/becomes premier
1952 - Outfielder Don Grate throws a baseball a record 434'1" (Tenn)
1952 - Whitey Ford becomes 5th pitcher to hurl consecutive 1 hitters
1952 - NY Yankees Johnny Mize's pinch-hit grand slam gives Yanks a 5-1 win at Washington He has
           now HRed in all 15 major league parks
1953 - 67th US Womens Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats Doris Hart (62 64)
1953 - 73rd US Mens Tennis: Tony Trabert beats Elias V Seixas Jr (63 62 63)
1953 - Roy Campanella sets catcher record of 125 (en route to 142) RBIs
1954 - Integration begins in Wash DC & Balt MD public schools
1955 - Yankees Whitey Ford is 5th to throw consecutive 1-hitters, beats A's
1956 - Bell X-2 sets Unofficial manned aircraft altitude record 126,000'+
1957 - 71st US Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats A Louise Brough (63 62)
1957 - WWL TV channel 4 in New Orleans, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
1958 - 72nd US Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats Darlene R Hard (36 61 62)
1958 - 78th US Mens Tennis: A J Cooper beats M J Anderson (62 36 46 108 86)
1960 - Ljudmila Shevcova runs female olympic record 800m (2:04.3)
1963 - American Bandstand moves to California, & airs once a week on Saturday
1963 - Pro Football Hall of Fame dedicated in Canton Ohio
1964 - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Valhalla Golf Open
1965 - -10] Hurricane Betsy, kills 74 in Florida, Miss & La
1965 - China announces that it will reinforce its troops in the Indian border.
1966 - KTNE TV channel 13 in Alliance, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1969 - 83rd US Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith Court beats Nancy Richey (62 62)
1969 - Carol Mann wins LPGA Molson's Canadian Golf Open
1969 - Rod Laver completes his 2nd grand slam winning US Tennis Open
1969 - US amateur Womens Tennis: Margaret Court beat Virginia Wade (46 63 60)
1970 - Jerry Lewis' 5th Muscular Dystrophy telethon
1970 - PLO hijacks 4 planes
1970 - White Sox use record 41 players in doubleheader & lose both games
1970 - Donald Boyles sets record for highest parachute jump from a bridge, by leaping off of 1,053'
           Royal George Bridge in Colorado
1970 - Fighting between Arabic guerillas and government forces in Amman, Jordan.
1973 - Jackie Stewart becomes Formula 1 world champion
1973 - Mike Storen becomes American Basketball Association's 4th commissioner
1974 - "Irene" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 605 performances
1974 - Shirley Cothran (Texas), 21, crowned 47th Miss America 1975
1975 - 95th US Mens Tennis: Manuel Orantes beats Jimmy Connors (64 63 63)
1975 - Carol Mann wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1975 - Cincinnati Reds, win earliest NL division title
1975 - Last day of 1st-class cricket for Hanif Mohammad
1975 - Manuel Orantes upsets #1 seed Jimmy Connors to win US Open
1976 - US courts find George Harrison guilty of plagiarism (He's So Fine)
1977 - Ethiopia drops diplomatic relations with Somalia
1977 - Pres Carter & Gen Herrera sign Panama Canal treaties
1978 - 1st game of Boston Massacre, Yanks beat Red Sox 15-3
1979 - 5 day MUSE concert against nuclear energy opens at Madison Square Garden, NY
1979 - The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) makes its debut.
1980 - 32nd Emmy Awards shown despite boycott
1980 - 32nd Emmy Awards: Taxi, Lou Grant, Ed Asner & Barbara Bel Geddes
1980 - Beth Daniel wins LPGA World Series of Women's Golf
1980 - Cape Verde adopts its constitution
1980 - Earnest Gray becomes 2nd NY Giant to score 4 TDs (vs St Louis)
1980 - Oakland A's pitch record 78th complete game of season
1980 - Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Barth Golf Classic
1980 - John McEnroe & Bjorn Borg stage one of the greatest US Open finals as 21 year old McEnroe
           fends off Borg to win his 2nd straight title (76 61 67 57 64)
1981 - Cleveland Browns' Brian Sipe sets club record with 57 pass attempts
1981 - Jerry Lewis' 16th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $31,500,000
1981 - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1981 - Judge Wapner & People's Court premier on TV
1981 - West Tampa Fl defeats Rich Va, 6-4 to win American Legion World Series
1983 - Drury Gallagher sets fastest swim around Manhattan (6h41m35s)
1984 - Met Dwight Gooden's 11 strikeouts gives him NL rookie record 236
1985 - 99th US Womens Tennis: Hana Mandlikova beats M Navratilova (76 16 76)
1985 - Mary Decker Tabb Slaney runs US 3K female record (8:25.83)
1986 - 100th US Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Helena Sukova (63 62)
1986 - 106th US Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Miloslav Mecir (64 62 60)
1986 - Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship
1986 - Desmond Tutu becomes Anglican archbishop of Capetown
1986 - Failed assassination attempt on Chilean dictator Pinochet, 5 killed
1986 - Ivan Lendl defeats Miloslav Mecir for US Tennis open title
1986 - Cleveland Browns becomes 1st team in NFL history to have a play reviewed by instant replay,
           Chicago 41, Browns 31
1987 - Jerry Lewis' 22nd Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $39,021,723
1987 - Netherlands routes 2 minesweepers to Persian Gulf
1987 - Rosie Jones wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1987 - South Africa frees Dutch anthropologist/Anc'er Klaas de Young
1988 - 5th MTV Awards
1988 - Guy Lafleur, Tony Esposito & Brad Park inducted in NHL Hall of Fame
1988 - NY Daily News reports boxer Mike Tyson is seeing a psychiatrist
1988 - Security & Exchange Comm accuses Drexel of violating security laws
1990 - "Street Scene" opens at NY State Theater NYC for 6 performances
1990 - Marjorie Judith Vincent (Ill), 25, crowned 64th Miss America 1991
1991 - 1st South African international competition in 25 years, gymnastics
1991 - Die Laughing wins Messenger Stakes
1991 - 105th US Womens Tennis Open: Monica Seles (17) defeats Martina Navratilova (34) (76 61)
1991 - Ty Detmer of Brigham Young passes NCAA record 11,606 yards
1992 - Army of Ciskei homeland kills 28 ANC demonstrators
1992 - Baseball commissioner Faye Vincent resigns
1992 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1993 - Brazil votes over importing monarchy
1993 - Cards Mark Whiten, hits 4 HRs & 12 RBIs in 2nd game of doubleheader
1994 - Jingyi Le/Ying Shan/Ying Le/Bin Lu swimming 4x100 freestyle (3:37.91)
1995 - 12th MTV Awards
1995 - STS 69 (Endeavour 9), launches into orbit
1995 - Sen Bob Packwoord (R-Ore) resigns rather than face expulsion
1996 - Women's championship at US Tennis Open
1997 - 111th US Womens Tennis: Martina Hingis beats Venus Williams (60 64)
1997 - 117th US Mens Tennis: Patrick Rafter beats Greg Rusedski (63 62 46 75)
1997 - Boone Valley Senior Golf Classic
1997 - Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1997 - Karrie Webb wins Safeway LPGA Golf Championship
1997 - Men's championship at US Tennis Open
1997 - Steve Jones wins Canadian Golf Open with a 275
1997 - The first test flight of the F-22 Raptor takes place.
1998 - Jerry Lewis' 33rd Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises
1998 - Google is founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University
1999 - A 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Athens, rupturing a previously unknown fault, killing 143,
           injuring more than 500, and leaving 50,000 people homeless.
2004 - Hurricane Ivan, a Category 5 hurricane hitting Grenada, killing 39 and damaging 90% of its
           buildings.
2005 - First presidential election was held in Egypt.
2008 - The US Government takes control of the two largest largest mortgage financing companies in
           the US, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
2011 - Plane crash in Russia kills 43 people, including nearly the entire roster of the Lokomotiv
           Yaroslavl Kontinental Hockey League team
2012 - US drone attack kills 8 people in Kismayo, south Somalia
2012 - 64 people are killed and 715 injured after a series of earthquakes in south-west China
2012 - Canada closes its Iranian embassy and expels Iranian diplomatic staff out of Canada

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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1163 on: September 07, 2013, 09:09:00 AM »
This Day in History for 7th September


Famous Weddings


1943 - "Gilda" actress Rita Hayworth (24) weds actor-director Orson Welles (28)
1945 - "Star Trek" actor DeForest Kelley (25) weds Carolyn Dowling
1984 - Actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) weds fellow R&B singer James DeBarge (21)
1991 - Harry Hamlin weds Nicollette Sheridan
1996 - Five-foot-eleven model-actress Eva Herzigova (23) weds Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres (43)
           in Sea Bright, New Jersey

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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1164 on: September 07, 2013, 09:16:55 AM »
This Day in History for 7th September


Famous Birthdays


                                   
English Monarch                                     Primitive Painter                                    Singer Buddy Holly (1936)                                       
Queen Elizabeth I (1533)                          Grandma Moses (1860)


786 - Emperor Saga, 52nd Emperor of Japan (d. 842)
1438 - Louis II, Landgrave of Hesse (d. 1471)
1471 - Frederik I, king of Denmark/Norway (1523-33)
1524 - Thomas Erastus, Swiss theologian (d. 1583)
1533 - Queen Elizabeth I, Greenwich, England, (1558-1603) daughter of Henry VIII and Anna Boleyn
           (d. 1603)
1631 - Clemens Thieme, composer
1635 - Pal Esterhazy, composer
1674 - Ernest Augustus (d. 1728)
1683 - Mary Anne of Austria, Archduchess of Austria and Queen consort of Portugal (d. 1754)
1694 - Johan Ludvig, Danish policitian (d. 1763)
1703 - Jean Monnet, composer
1705 - Matthäus Günther, German painter (d. 1788)
1707 - George-Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon, writer on natural history
1726 - Francois-Andre Danican Philidor, France, composer/chess champion
1731 - Damasus Brosmann, composer
1731 - Elisabetta de Gambarini, composer
1735 - Thomas Coutts, Scottish banker
1737 - Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomist/physicist
1739 - Joseph Legros, composer
1740 - Johan Tobias Sergel, Swedish sculptor (d. 1814)
1756 - Willem Bilderdijk, Dutch poet/literature (Disease of Scientists)
1777 - Heinrich Stölzel, German musician and composer (d. 1844)
1782 - Bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/general-major (Maastricht)
1784 - Frantisek Max Knize, composer
1810 - Hermann Heinrich Gossen, Prussian economist (d. 1858)
1811 - William Hamsley Emory, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1887
1815 - Howell Cobb II, Major General/Secy of Treas (Union), died in 1868
1815 - John McDouall Stuart, Australian explorer (d. 1866)
1817 - Louise of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark (d. 1898)
1818 - Thomas Talbot, 31st Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1886)
1819 - Jean E "Adriaan" van Bevervoorde, journalist (History of Holland)
1829 - August Kekule von Stradonitz, discovered structure of benzene ring
1829 - Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, US, geologist (Geograph Survey 1859-86)
1831 - Alexandre Falguière, French sculptor and painter (d. 1900)
1836 - Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British PM (L) (1905-08)
1836 - August Toepler, German physicist (d. 1912)
1842 - John H Zuckertort, German chess player
1851 - Edward Ashael Birge, American pioneer in limnology (d. 1950)
1855 - William Friese-Greene, British photographer (d. 1921)
1860 - Grandma Moses [Anna Maria], NY, primitive painter (Old Oaken Bucket), (d. 1961)
1860 - Willem H Nolens, priest/Dutch ambassador to Vatican
1864 - Giovanni Tebaldini, composer
1866 - Tristan Bernard, French playwright and novelist (d. 1947)
1867 - Albert Basserman, Mannheim Germany, actor (Foreign Correspondant) Dies 1952
1867 - Camilod d'Almeida Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China)
1869 - Margot SE Scharten-Antink, Dutch author (Catherina, Sprotje)
1870 - Aleksander Kuprin, Russian author (Pojedinok) [OS=Aug 26]
1870 - Thomas Curtis, American athlete (d. 1944)
1876 - C.J. Dennis, Australian poet and writer (d. 1938)
1877 - Mike O'Neill, Irish baseball player (d. 1959)
1879 - Nachman N "Neddy" Bamberg, Dutch actor (Haddock Mary)
1880 - Attilio Brugnoli, composer
1880 - Kurt von Wolfurt, composer
1881 - Constantly WL Scheurleer, Dutch archaeologist/banker/art expert
1882 - Johanna F Zandstra-Giezen, oldest person in Netherland (died at 111)
1885 - Harry Sinclair Lewis, US, writer (Babbitt, Nobel 1930)
1887 - Edith L Sitwell, English poetess/author (Wheels)
1889 - Albert Plesman, aviation pioneer/founder/director (KLM)
1889 - Bruce F Cummings, English author (Journal of a Disappointed Man)
1891 - Roscoe Karns, San Bernadino California, actor (Capt Shafer-Hennesey)
1893 - Leslie Hore-Belisha, British Minister of Transport
1899 - Leendert A Donker, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA)
1900 - "Janet" Taylor Caldwell, England, novelist (Melissa)
1900 - Emerson Treacy, Phila, actor (California Straight Ahead)
1902 - Roy Barcroft, [Howard Ravenscroft], Crab Orchard NE, actor (Freckles)
1905 - John Whitley, British air-marshal
1906 - Filip Gershkovich, composer
1907 - Ahmet Adnan Saygun, composer
1908 - Max Kaminsky, trumpeter
1908 - Michael E DeBakey, artificial heart pioneer
1908 - Paul Brown, Norwalk Ohio, NFL hall of famer (Browns, Bengals)
1909 - Elia Kazan, Constaninople Turkey, director (Streetcar Named Desire)
1909 - Jo Juda, Dutch musician
1909 - Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, singer
1910 - John Shea, US, 500m/1500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1932)
1911 - Todor C Zjivkov, Bulgaria partizan/premier/president
1912 - David Packard, electronic engineer/businessman
1913 - Anthony Quayle, England, actor (Anne of 1000 Days, Lawrence of Arabia)
1913 - Oswald Szemerenyi, philologist
1913 - Willem C L "Wim" van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer/undersec of Economy
1914 - Herbert Delauney Bill Hughes, educationist
1914 - Hugo Pfister, composer
1914 - Ian Ball, photographer
1914 - James Van Allen, US physicist (discovered Van Allen radiation belts)
1914 - Graeme Bell, Australian pianist and composer
1917 - John Cornforth, Australian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
1918 - Robert Lewis Campbell Lorimer, publisher
1919 - Alberic Schotte, Belgian cyclist (d. 2004)
1920 - Harri Webb, poet
1920 - Al Caiola, American guitarist
1921 - Josep Lluís Núñez, Spanish President of FC Barcelona (1978 - 2000)
1922 - Arthur Ferrante, pianist/composer (Ferrante & Tachere-Exodus)
1922 - Kirill Vladimirovich Molchanov, composer
1922 - Lucien Jarraud, Canadian radio host (d. 2007)
1923 - Louise Suggs, Atlanta GA, LPGA golfer (US Women's Open-1949, 52)
1923 - Peter Lawford, London England, actor (Mrs Miniver, Thin Man)
1924 - Charles Braswell, McKinney TX, entertainer
1924 - Daniel K. Inouye, Honolulu, Hawaii, politician (US Senator, 1963-2012), (d. 2012)
1924 - Hugh Aitken, composer
1924 - Leonard Rosenman, Brooklyn New York, American TV composer (Marcus Welby MD)
1924 - Bridie Gallagher, Donegal, Ireland, singer (A Mother's Love's A Blessing, The Boys from
           County Armagh), (d. 2012)
1925 - Allan Blakeney, Canadian politician
1926 - Erich Juskowiak, German footballer (d. 1983)
1927 - Don Messick, cartoon voice (Bam-bam, Astro, Scooby-Doo)
1927 - Graham Dudley Whettam, composer
1927 - Eric Hill, British children's Author
1929 - Gil Wolman, situationist
1929 - John Milford, Johnstown NY, actor (Lieutenant, Legend of Jesse James)
1929 - T[homas] P[atrick] McKenna, Ireland, actor (Rivals, Holocaust)
1930 - Baudouin I, king of Belgium (1951-93)
1930 - Sonny Rollins, NYC, jazz saxophonist (Blue Room)
1930 - Thijs van Vlijmen, Dutch MP (CDA)
1931 - Al McGuire, US, basketball coach (Marquette)
1931 - Charles Camilleri, composer
1931 - Cornelis de Wine, graphic artist
1934 - Bill Giles, Rochester NY, baseball owner (Philadelphia Phillies)
1934 - Little Milton, American musician (d. 2005)
1934 - Omar Karami, Prime Minister of Lebanon
1934 - Mary Bauermeister, German artist
1935 - Abdou Diouf, president of Senegal (1981- )
1935 - Don Messick, Buffalo NY, cartoon voice (Astro-Jetsons, Bamm Bamm)
1936 - Buddy Holly, Lubbock Tx, singer (Peggy Sue, That'll Be the Day), (d. 1959)
1936 - Romualds Kalsons, composer
1936 - Apostolos Kaklamanis, Greek politician
1937 - George Patrick Reid, schoolkeeper
1937 - John Phillip Law, Hollywood, actor (Barbarella, Love Machine)
1937 - Olly Wilson, composer
1937 - Cüneyt Arkın, Turkish film actor
1939 - Stanley David Griggs, Portland Oregon, astronaut (STS 51-D), STS 33)
1939 - [Benjamin] Latimore, US singer (Let's Straighten It Out)
1940 - Dario Argento, director (Creepers, Deep Red, Tenebrae)
1941 - Mogoboya NN Ramadike, South African politician in Lebowa
1942 - Garrison Keillor, humorist (Praire Home Companion)
1942 - Richard Roundtree, actor (Shaft, Earthquake)
1942 - Alan Oakes, British Footballer
1943 - Lena Valaitis, Lithuanian-German Schlager singer
1943 - Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada
1944 - Bertel Haarder, Danish politician
1945 - Luis Aravena Munoz, Chilean singer/exiled in Netherlands
1946 - Alfa Anderson, Bronx NY, rock vocalist (Chicago)
1946 - Willie Crawford, American baseball player (d. 2004)
1948 - Susan Blakely, Frankfurt Germany, actress (Rich Man Poor Man)
1949 - Gloria Gaynor, Newark NJ, disco singer (I Will Survive)
1949 - Barry Siegel, American journalist
1950 - Adriano Panatta, Rome, tennis star (French 1976, Italian 1976)
1950 - Peggy Noonan, author (What I Saw at the Revolution)
1950 - Julie Kavner, Los Angeles, California, American actress and voice artist (Brenda-Rhoda,
           Marge-Simpsons)
1951 - Chrissie Hynde, Akron Oh, rocker (Pretenders-Mystery Achievement)
1951 - Mark R McCumber, Jacksonville FL, PGA golfer (1979 Doral-Eastern)
1951 - William Katt, US, actor (Butch & Sundance Kid, Carrie)
1951 - Morris Albert, Brazilian singer
1951 - Mark Isham, American composer
1952 - Ricardo Tormo, Spanish motocyclist (d. 1998)
1953 - Ben Bossi, rocker (Romeo Void)
1953 - Michael Byron, composer
1954 - Benmont Tench, Gainesville Fl, rock keyboardist (Heartbreakers)
1954 - Corbin Bernsen, North Hollywood California, actor (Arnie Becker-LA Law)
1954 - Michael Emerson, American actor
1955 - Efim Zelmanov, Russian mathematician
1955 - Mira Furlan, Croatian actress
1956 - Michael J Feinstein, pianist (Isn't It Romantic)
1956 - Byron Stevenson, British footballer (d. 2007)
1956 - Diane Warren, American song writer
1957 - Margot Chapman, Hawaii, vocals (Starland Vocal Band-Afternoon Delight)
1957 - Melvin Edward Mays, one of FBI's most wanted
1958 - D Elmina Davies, filmmaker
1958 - Nadieh, Dutch singer/guitarist/composer (Haifa Blue)
1959 - Jermaine Stewart, rocker
1960 - David Steele, Birmingham, rock keyboardist (Fine Young Cannibals)
1960 - Carlos Martinez, American bowler
1960 - Andrew Voss, Australian television personality
1961 - LeRoi Moore, American Saxophonist (Dave Matthews Band) {d. 2008)
1961 - Jean-Yves Thibaudet, French Pianist
1962 - Jennifer Egan, American novelist
1963 - Eric Eazy-E Wright, rapper
1965 - Bruce Armstrong, NFL tackle (NE Patriots)
1965 - Danny Harris, Torrance California, 400m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1984)
1965 - Darko Pančev, Macedonian footballer
1965 - Andreas Thom, German footballer
1965 - Uta Pippig, German athlete
1966 - Christopher Acland, musician
1967 - Kathaleen K Cutone, Olenoridge NJ, fig skater (1994 Collegiate champ)
1967 - Toby Jones, British actor
1968 - Erik Williams, NFL tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
1968 - Kyle Stevens, NJ, rock guitarist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals)
1969 - Angie Everhart, Akron Ohio, model/actress (Jade, Last Action Hero)
1969 - Darren Bragg, Waterbury CT, outfielder (Seattle Mariners)
1969 - Rudy Galindo, San Jose California, 1996 US Mens' Champion
1969 - Diane Farr, American actress (Numb3rs)
1969 - Little Jimmy Urine, American singer (Mindless Self Indulgence)
1970 - Tom Everett Scott, American actor
1971 - Briana Scurry, Minneapolis MN, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics-96)
1971 - John Burke, NFL tight end (NE Patriots)>>
1971 - Tonny Jensen, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-96)
1971 - Wesley Leasy, NFL linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
1972 - Andreas Pusnik, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1972 - Cedric Davis, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
1972 - Jason Isringhausen, Alton IL, pitcher (NY Mets)
1972 - Willy Tate, NFL tight end (KC Chiefs)
1973 - Sam Couch, Newport Beach California, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
1973 - Shannon Elizabeth, American actress
1974 - Antonio McDyess, NBA forward (Phoenix Suns)
1974 - Mario Frick, Liechtensteiner footballer
1975 - Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle road racer (d. 2007)
1975 - Harold Wallace, Costa Rican footballer
1976 - Marja de Graaf, Miss Universe-Netherlands (1996)
1976 - Oliver Hudson, American actor
1977 - Nora Greenwald, American professional wrestler
1977 - Gianluca Grava, Italian footballer
1977 - Jon Macken, British Footballer
1978 - G[eneral] A[ustin], Columbus Ga, rapper (Another Bad Creation)
1978 - Erwin Koen, Dutch footballer
1979 - Pavol Hochschorner and Peter Hochschorner - Slovak slalom canoers
1979 - Brian Stokes, American baseball player
1980 - Gabriel Milito, Argentine footballer
1980 - Javad Nekounam, Iranian footballer
1980 - Mark Prior, American baseball player
1980 - Sara Carrigan, Australian cyclist
1981 - Gökhan Zan, Turkish footballer
1981 - Paul McCoy, American musician (lead singer of 12 Stones)
1982 - Andre Dirrell, American boxer
1983 - Philip Deignan, Irish cyclist
1983 - Mehmet Topuz, Turkisher footballer
1983 - Pops Mensah-Bonsu, British basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks
1983 - Annette Dytrt, German skater figure
1984 - Vera Zvonareva, Russian tennis player
1985 - Tatia Jayne Starkey, Ringo's 1st grandchild
1985 - Rafinha, Brazilian footballer
1986 - Colin Delaney, American Professional Wrestler
1986 - Spectacular Blue Smith, American musician (Pretty Ricky)
1987 - Aleksandra Wozniak, Canadian tennis player
1987 - Evan Rachel Wood, American actress
1988 - Kevin Love, American basketball player
1990 - Tanja Kolbe, German ice dancer
1993 - Joshua Wilkinson, prince of self proclaimed principality sealand

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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1165 on: September 07, 2013, 09:19:58 AM »
This Day in History for 7th September


Famous Deaths


                   
Rocker Keith Moon (1978)                  President of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko (1997)


355 - Claudius Silvanus, Roman usurper
1134 - Alfonso I de Strijdvaardige, king of Aragon (1104-34), dies
1151 - Geoffrey Plantagenet, earl of Anjou/duke of Normandy, dies at 38
1552 - Guru Angad Dev, second Sikh Guru (b. 1504)
1559 - Robert Estienne, French printer (b. 1503)
1625 - Rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension executive of Lead, dies at 64
1632 - Emperor Susenyos of Ethiopia
1644 - Guido Bentivoglio, Italian statesman (b. 1579)
1655 - Tristan l'Hermite, French dramatist/poet, dies (birth date unknown)
1657 - Arvid Wittenberg, Swedish count, field marshal and privy councilor (b. 1606)
1708 - Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia
1719 - John Harris, English writer
1721 - Bernhard Albinus, [Weiss], German artist (Frederik of Prussia), dies
1729 - William Burnet, British-born American statesman (b. 1688)
1775 - Johann Georg Holzbogen, composer, dies at 48
1783 - Leonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician, dies
1799 - John Ingen Housz, Dutch/English physician/nature investigator, dies at 68
1799 - Louis Guillaume Lemonnier, French botanist (b. 1717)
1809 - Caroline Schelling, [Michaelis], German author and academic dies at 46
1809 - Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, King of Thailand (b. 1737)
1819 - Jean-Louis Duport, composer, dies at 69
1820 - Coert L van Beyma thoe Kingma, Fries regent/patriot, dies at 67
1838 - Joseph Panny, composer, dies at 43
1845 - Isabella Colbran, wife of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies
1871 - Cowper Phipps Coles, English inventor (Steel warships), drowns
1871 - Mehmed E Ali Pasja, Turkish statesman, dies
1872 - Antoni Stolpe, composer, dies at 21
1881 - Sidney Clopton Lanier, composer, dies at 39
1891 - Lorenzo Sawyer, 9th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California (b. 1820)
1892 - John G Whittier, US poet/secretary Anti-Slavery Society, dies
1902 - Franz Wullner, composer, dies at 70
1907 - R F Armand Sully-Prudhomme, French poet (Poesies, Nobel 1901), dies
1909 - Eugene Lefebvre, dies test piloting a Wright A aircraft
1910 - William Holman Hunt, English painter, dies at 83
1914 - Lord O'Brien, British nobleman, dies at 73
1920 - Simon-Napoléon Parent, politician, premier of the province of Quebec (b. 1855)
1921 - Alfred William Rich, watercolor painter (b. 1856)
1925 - John Wesley Work, composer, dies at 52
1925 - René [Raphael] Viviani, French premier (1914-15), dies
1933 - Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/Foreign minister, dies
1939 - Kyoka Izumi, Japanese novelist (b. 1873)
1940 - Edmund Rumpler, Austria auto/airplane builder, dies
1942 - Cecilia Beaux, American portrait painter dies aged 87
1943 - J. P. Morgan, Jr., American financier (b. 1867)
1944 - Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer, dies at 70
1946 - Paul Zech, writer, dies at 65
1948 - Henricus A Poels, Dutch RC theologist/social foreman, dies at 80
1949 - José Clemente Orozco, Mexican painter (b. 1883)
1951 - Maria Montez, actress (Arabian Nights, Sudan), dies at 31
1954 - Bud Fisher, American cartoonist (b. 1885)
1955 - Earnest Rabel, Austrian/US civil rights activist, dies at 81
1955 - Ham Fisher, American cartoonist (b. 1900)
1956 - Charles Burgess Fry, English athlete/cricketer/journalist, dies at 84
1959 - Maurice Duplessis, Québec Prime Minister (b. 1890)
1960 - Wilhelm Pieck, president of German DR (1949-60), dies at 84
1961 - Pieter S Gerbrandy, lawyer/premier to London 1940-5, dies at 76
1962 - Karen Blixen-Finecke, baroness/writer (Out of Africa), dies at 77
1962 - Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese novelist (b. 1892)
1962 - Isak Dinesen, Danish author (b. 1885)
1965 - Catherine Dale Owen, actress (Behind Office Doors), dies at 62
1966 - Al Kelly, double talk comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 67
1969 - Everett McKinley Dirksen, (Sen-R), dies at 73
1971 - Spring Byington, actress (Lily Ruskin-December Bride), dies at 84
1972 - Jacques Pirenne, Belgian historian, dies at 81
1973 - Hans Lorbeer, writer, dies at 72
1977 - Gustave Reese, composer, dies at 77
1978 - Keith Moon, rock drummer (Who), dies of drug overdose at 31
1982 - Ken Boyer, American baseball player (b. 1931)
1983 - Hans Munch, composer, dies at 90
1983 - Henry Promnitz, cricketer (5-58 on debut for South Africa 1927-28), dies
1984 - Don Tallon, cricketer (great Queensland & Australian keeper), dies
1984 - Joe Cronin, shortstop/American League Pres, dies at 77
1986 - Ruth Polsky, record promoter, dies after being run over by a cab at 30
1986 - Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov, composer, dies at 83
1990 - Alan J P Taylor, British historian (Origins of WW II), dies
1991 - Archie N Menzies, playwright/composer (Under Your Hat), dies at 87
1991 - Ben Piazza, actor (Consenting Adults), dies of cancer at 58
1991 - John Crosby, US columnist/detective writer dies at 79
1991 - John Lawrence, examined effect of neutron radiation on fabric, dies
1992 - Henry Ephron, US screenwriter (Daddy Long Legs), dies at 81
1992 - Indra Kamadjojo, [Broekveld], Indon/Dutch dancer (Stille Kracht), dies
1992 - Leo van der Kar, masseur/businessman/founder (Sports Fund), dies at 79
1994 - Dennis Morgan, [Stanley], US actor (21 Beacon Street), dies at 83
1994 - Eric John Crozier, producer/librettist, dies at 79
1994 - Godfrey Quigley, actor (Barry Lyndon, Educating Rita), dies at 71
1994 - James Clavell, author (Shogun, Tai-Pan), dies at 69
1994 - Terence Young, British director (Thunderball), dies of at 79
1995 - Gordon DeMarco, writer/activist, dies at 51
1996 - Niccolo Castiglioni, composer, dies at 64
1997 - Alex Macintosh, broadcaster/actor (Hell Fight), dies at 72
1997 - Derek Taylor, Beatles publicist, dies of cancer at 65
1997 - Mobutu Sese Seko, President of Zaire (1965-97), dies at 66
1999 - Jim Keith, American conspiracy theorist (b. 1949)
2001 - Spede Pasanen, Finnish television personality (b. 1930)
2001 - Billie Lou Watt, American actress (b. 1924)
2002 - Katrin Cartlidge, British actress (b. 1961)
2002 - Erma Franklin, American singer (b. 1938)
2002 - Uziel Gal, Israeli firearm designer (b. 1923)
2003 - The Great Antonio, Canadian eccentric (b. 1925)
2003 - Warren Zevon, American musician (b. 1947)
2004 - Bob Boyd, American baseball player (b. 1925)
2005 - Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (b. 1933)
2005 - Hope Garber, Canadian actress (b. ca. 1924)
2008 - Dino Dvornik, Croatian singer (b. 1964)
2008 - Don Haskins, American College Basketball coach (b. 1930)
2008 - Nagi Noda, Japanese pop artist and director (b. 1973)
2008 - Ilarion Ciobanu, Romanian actor (b. 1931)
2010 - Amar Garibović, Serbian Cross Country Skier (b. 1991)
2010 - Barbara Holland, American writer (b. 1933)
2010 - John Kluge, American Businessman (b. 1914)
2010 - Glenn Shadix, American Actor (b. 1952)

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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1166 on: September 08, 2013, 11:08:21 AM »
This Day in History for 8th September


Historical Events


                                   
Painter Michelangelo                               Naturalist Charles Darwin                        Baseball Great Babe Ruth

                                   
32nd US President                                  Baseball Player Hank Aaron                    Tennis Player John McEnroe
Franklin D. Roosevelt

                                   
Tennis Player Steffi Graf                            Princess of Rock and Roll                     Tennis Player Pete Sampras
                                                                      Lisa Marie Presley


1024 - Duke Koenraad II chosen German king
1141 - -9] Battle of Samarkand: Yelutashi defeats Islams
1156 - Henry II Jasormigott leaves Bavaria
1264 - The Statute of Kalisz, guaranteeing Jews safety and personal liberties and giving battei din
           jurisdiction over Jewish matters, is promulgated by Boleslaus the Pious, Duke of Greater
           Poland.
1276 - John XXI elected Pope
1303 - Anagni: French king Philip IV captures Pope Boniface VIII
1331 - Stefan Dušan declares himself king of Serbia
1380 - Battle on Kulikovo: Moscow's great monarch Dimitri beats Mongols beginning the decline of
           the Tatars
1449 - Battle of Tumu Fortress - Mongolians capture the Chinese emperor.
1504 - Michelangelo's David is unveiled in Florence.
1514 - Battle of Orsha: Polish/Lithuania army defeat the Russian army
1522 - Spanish navigator Juan de Elcano returns to Spain, completes 1st circumnavigation of globe,
           expedition begins under Ferdinand Magellan
1536 - Earl of Nassau disbands siege of Peronne
1545 - English earl Hertford leads retaliatory mission against Scotland
1553 - City of Lichfield, England forms
1563 - Maximilian chosen king of Hungary
1565 - 1st permanent settlement in US forms (St Augustine, Florida)
1565 - Turkish siege of Malta broken by Maltese & Knights of St John
1628 - Bay of Matanzas Cuba: Piet Heyn captures Spanish silver fleet
1664 - Dutch surrender New Amsterdam (NY) to 300 English soldiers
1689 - China & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul)
1713 - Pope Clemens XI publishes degree "Unigenitus" against Jansenism"
1727 - A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78
           people, many of whom are children.
1755 - Battle at Lake George: English army beats France
1756 - French and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.
1760 - French army gives Montreal to Gen Jeffrey Amherst
1771 - Mission San Gabriel Archangel forms in California
1796 - Battle of Bassano-French beat Austrians
1831 - William IV is crowned King of Great Britain.
1833 - Charles Darwin departs to Buenos Aires
1847 - US under Gen Scott defeat Mexicans at Battle of Molino del Rey
1855 - Crimean war - assault of Malakof Tower under Mac-Mahon)
1858 - Lincoln makes a speech about when you can fool people
1860 - Loss of steamer, "Lady Elgin"
1863 - -10] Federal troops reconquer the Cumperland Gap, Tennessee
1863 - Battle of Sabine Pass TX: 47 Texas volunteers repel Federal forces
1863 - Battle of Telford's Depot TN
1868 - NY Athletic Club forms
1870 - Neth & Engl sign "Koelietraktaat" Br-Indian contract work in Suriname
1883 - NY Giants score 13 runs in an inning against Phillies
1883 - Northern Pacific RR's last spike driven at Independence Creek, Mont
1888 - In England the first six Football League matches ever are played.
1892 - 1st appearance of "Pledge of Allegiance" (Youth's Companion)
1899 - British government sends an additional 10,000 troops to Natal South Africa
1900 - 6,000 killed when a hurricane & tidal wave strikes Galveston, Texas
1905 - Pittsburgh Pirates strand NL record 18 men on base & lose to Reds 8-3
1907 - Pius X publishes encyclical Pasceni dominici gregis (anti-modernism)
1914 - British trader Oceanic sinks off Scotland
1914 - World War I: Private Thomas Highgate becomes the first British soldier to be executed for
           desertion during the war.
1915 - Association of Negro Life & History founded
1919 - Babe Ruth hits his 26th HR off Jack Quinn in NY, breaking Buck Freeman's 1899 HR mark of
           25
1920 - US Air Mail service begins (NYC to SF)
1921 - 1st Miss America crowned (Margaret Gorman of Washington DC)
1921 - Mary Gorman (Wash DC), 16, crowned 1st Miss America [or 9/14]
1923 - Honda Point Disaster: nine US Navy destroyers run aground off the California coast. Seven
           are lost.
1924 - Alexandra Kollontai of Russia becomes 1st woman ambassador
1926 - League of Nations Assembly voted unanimously to admit Germany
1930 - 1st appearance of comic strip "Blondie"
1930 - NYC public schools begin teaching Hebrew
1930 - Richard Drew creates Scotch tape
1933 - Spain's 2nd government of Azaña forms
1934 - 54th US Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats Wilmer L Allison (64 63 16 86)
1934 - Bradman scores 132 v Leveson-Gower XI, 90 mins, 24 fours 1 six
1934 - Luxury passenger ship Morro Castle for NJ catches fire, 133 die
1935 - Willy de Supervise swims runs world record 200 m freestyle (2:25.2)
1936 - Princess Juliana & German prince Bernard Lippe-Biesterfeld get engaged
1937 - Pan Arab conference about Palestine opens
1937 - Yankees trailing 6-1 in 9th, score 8 to beat Boston 9-6
1939 - FDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe
1939 - Gen Von Reichenaus pantzer division reaches suburbs of Warsaw
1939 - Indians Bob Feller, 20, is youngest pitcher to win 20 games
1939 - Yanks beat Red Sox 4-1 in 7, game called because of lightning
1941 - Blockade of Leningrad (St Petersburg) by Germany begins
1941 - Entire Jewish community of Meretsch, Lithuania is exterminated
1943 - Gen Eisenhower announce unconditional surrender of Italy in WW II
1943 - Italy surrenders to Allies in WWII
1943 - Lt-Gen Bradley flies to Carthago/Algiers Sicily
1943 - NY Giants' pitcher Ace Adams sets record by working in his 62nd game
1944 - 1st V-2 rockets land in London & Antwerp
1944 - Russians march into Bulgaria; Bulgaria declares war on Germany
1944 - World War II: London is hit by a V2 rocket for the first time.
1945 - US invades Japanese-held Korea
1945 - Hideki Tojo, Japanese PM during most of WW II, attempts suicide rather than face war crimes
           tribunal attempt fails, later he is hanged
1946 - 60th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Patricia Canning (119 63)
1946 - 66th US Mens Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Tom Brown Jr (97 63 60)
1946 - Bill Kennedy of Rocky Mount (CPL) strikes out minors record 456
1946 - Bulgaria ends monarchy
1946 - Jack Kramer wins US Tennis Open
1946 - SF 49ers play 1st AAFC game, lose to NY Yankees 21-7
1947 - British government sails "Exodus" with fugitives from Nazis
1948 - British De Havilland 08-fighter flies faster than sound
1951 - Japan signs peace treaty with 48 countries (SF)
1951 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Sempiternus Rex
1952 - 72nd US Mens Tennis: Frank A Sedgman beats Gardnar Mulloy (61 62 63)
1952 - Ernest Hemmingway's "Old Man & Sea" published
1953 - "Carnival in Flanders" opens at New Century Theater NY for 6 perfs
1953 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fulgeno corona
1954 - With a 3-2 count, Phillies Richie Ashburn fouls next 14, then walks
1954 - Alan Freed leaves Cleveland to NYC for WINS radio
1954 - SE Asia Treaty Org (SEATO) forms to stop communist spread in SE Asia
1955 - Earliest clinching of an NL pennant (Brooklyn Dodgers)
1956 - Harry Belafonte's album "Calypso," goes to #1 & stays #1 for 31 weeks
1957 - 77th US Mens Tennis: M J Anderson beats Ashley J Cooper (108 75 64)
1957 - Jackie Wilson, releases his 1st solo single "Reet Petite"
1957 - Pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV
1958 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open
1958 - Oman turns over Gwadur (on Baluchistan coast) to Pakistan
1958 - Paul Anka opens Asian tour in Tokyo
1959 - The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is established.
1960 - German DR limits access to East-Berlin for West Berliners
1962 - Chinese troops exceed Mac-Mahon-line (Tibet-India boundary)
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1962 - Last run of the famous Pines Express over the Somerset and Dorset Railway line (UK) fittingly
           using the last steam locomotive built by British Railways, 9F locomotive 92220 'Evening Star'
1963 - 77th US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Margaret Smith Court (75 64)
1963 - 83rd US Mens Tennis: R H Osuna beats Frank Froehling III (75 64 62)
1963 - Algerian population accepts constitution
1963 - Braves Warren Spahn ties Christy Mathewson with 13 20-win seasons
1963 - Ines Cuervo de Priete, 34, gives birth to quintuplets, all boys
1963 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open
1965 - Hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana & Florida
1965 - KC A's Bert Campaneris plays all 9 positions in a game
1966 - "Star Trek" premieres on NBC-TV
1966 - "That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas premieres on ABC-TV
1966 - The Severn Bridge is officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
1967 - Surveyor 5 launched; makes soft landing on Moon Sept 10
1967 - Uganda abolishes traditional tribal kingdoms, becomes a republic
1967 - The formal end of steam traction in the North East of England by British Railways.
1968 - "Funny Girl" with Barbra Striesand premieres
1968 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1968 - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Pacific Ladies Golf Classic
1968 - Saundra Williams wins 1st Miss Black America pageant
1969 - 2nd US Tennis Open smallest session - 3708 (men's singles final-rain)
1969 - 89th US Mens Tennis: Rodney G Laver beats Tony Roche (79 61 62 62)
1969 - Suleiman Maghrabi appointed premier of Libya
1969 - US amateur Mens Tennis: Stan Smith beats Bob Lutz (97 63 61)
1970 - Hijacking (and subsequent destruction) of three airliners to Jordan by Palestinians; the events
           to follow would later become known as Black September
1971 - John F Kennedy Center for Performing Arts opens in Washington DC
1972 - Chic Cub Ferguson Jenkins wins his 20th game for 6th straight year
1972 - Jim Ryan (US) & Billy Fordjour (Ghana) collide & fall in qualifying competitions for 1,500m
           finals, ending Ryan's chances for gold
1973 - 87th US Womens Tennis: M S Court beats E Goolagong Cawley (76 57 62)
1973 - Billy Martin named manager of Texas Rangers
1973 - Hank Aaron sets record of most HRs in 1 league (709)
1973 - Rebecca Ann King (Colo), 23, crowned 46th Miss America 1974
1973 - "Star Trek - Animated Series" premieres on TV
1974 - 88th US Womens Tennis: Billie J King beats Evonne Goolagong (36 63 75)
1974 - 94th US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ken Rosewall (61 60 61)
1974 - Ian Thompson wins marathon (2:13:18.8 )
1974 - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1974 - Pres Gerald Ford pardons former Pres R Nixon of all federal crimes
1975 - Boston begins court ordered busing of public schools
1975 - Guinee-Bissau declares independence from Portugal
1976 - Fons Rademakers' film "Max Havelaar" premieres in Amsterdam
1977 - Interpol sends a resolution concerning video piracy
1977 - Jimmy McCullough quits Wings
1978 - 2nd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 13-2
1978 - Irani army shoots on Khomeini followers in Teheran, 100s killed
1979 - Cheryl Prewitt (Miss), 22, crowned 52nd Miss America 1980
1979 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1980 - Bowie Kuhn suspends Ferguson Jenkins indefinitely due to drug arrest
1982 - Dutch social dem party wins elections, fascist enters Dutch parliament
1983 - NASA launches RCA-6
1984 - 98th US Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris E L Mills (46 64 64)
1984 - Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41G mission
1985 - "USA Weekend's" 1st issue, appears in 255 newspapers
1985 - 105th US Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (76 63 64)
1985 - 7 die in a car & train crash in San Jose Calif
1985 - Alayson Gibbons sets 24 hr women swim record of 42.05 mi in 25 m pool
1985 - Discovery flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
1985 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship
1985 - Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with 4,191 hits
1986 - Westinghouse sells Muzak
1987 - Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation
1988 - Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation
1988 - Javier Sotomayer of Cuba high jumps world record 2.43m
1988 - NL pres Bart Giamatti is unanimously elected baseball's 7th commish
1989 - George Brett gets his 2,500th hit
1989 - Mausoleum of Beatrice of Brabant (1288) discovered in Kortrijk Belgium
1989 - Norwegian Convair 580 crashes at Jutland in sea (55 murder)
1990 - 104th US Womens Tennis: Gabriela Sabatini beats Steffi Graf (62 76)
1990 - Ellis Island Historical Site opens on Ellis Island NYC
1991 - 111th US Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Jim Courier (62 64 60)
1991 - Buffalo Bill Jim Kelly passes for 6 touchdowns vs Pitts (52-34)
1991 - Macedonia votes for independence from Yugoslavia
1991 - Michelle Estill wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
1991 - Republic of Macedonia becomes independent.
1992 - Danny Tartabull has 9 RBIs as Yanks beat Orioles 16-4
1992 - Howard Stern Radio Show begins broadcasting in Dallas (KGEL-FM 97.1)
1993 - Baseball's proposed switch to a three-division format OKed in AL
1993 - Cheek Junxia wins world record ladies 10 km (29:31.78)
1993 - Houston's Darryl Kile throws 3rd no-hitter of season in 7-1 over Mets
1994 - "Philadelphia, Here I Come" opens at Criterion NYC for 52 perfs
1994 - Last US, British & French troops leave West-Berlin
1994 - MTV awards feature newlyweds Michael Jackson & Lisa Marie Presley
1994 - Man shoots another man on IRT #4 train at Grand Central Station
1994 - USAir Boeing 737 crashes at Pitts Airport, killing all 132 on board
1995 - Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title
1996 - "7 Guitars" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
1996 - 110th US Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (75 64)
1996 - 116th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Michael Chang (61 64 76)
1996 - 48th Emmy Awards: ER, Dennis Franz & Kathy Baker wins
1996 - Dottie Pepper wins Safeway LPGA title
1996 - Men's championship at US Tennis Open
1996 - Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
1996 - Sri Lanka defeat Australia to win Singer World Series at Colombo
1999 - United States Attorney General Janet Reno names former Senator John Danforth to head an
           independent investigation of the 1993 fire at the Branch Davidian church near Waco, Texas in
           response to revelations in the film Waco: The Rules of Engagement contradicting the official
           government stories.
2002 - Texas Rangers set a major league record by homering in their 26th consecutive game as
           Texas falls to the Tampa Bay
2004 - The NASA unmanned spacecraft Genesis crash-lands when its parachute fails to open.
2005 - Two EMERCOM Il-76 aircraft land at a disaster aid staging area at Little Rock Air Force Base;
           the first time Russia has flown such a mission to North America.
2012 - 6 people are killed by a Taliban suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan
2012 - 8 people are killed after a tractor is hut by a train in Romania

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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
« Reply #1167 on: September 08, 2013, 11:11:01 AM »
This Day in History for 8th September


Famous Weddings


1761 - Marriage of George III of the United Kingdom to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Queen
           Charlotte).
1953 - Actress Lana Turner (32) weds "Tarzan of the Apes" actor Lex Barker (34)
1969 - Polish politician and trade-union organizer Lech Walesa (25) weds Danuta Golos (20)
2012 - "How I Met Your Mother" actress Cobie Smulders (30) weds "Saturday Night Live" actor Taran
            Killam (30) at the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in Solvang, California
2012 - "Big Brother" TV personality winner Rachel Reilly (27) weds fellow Big Brother player Brendon
            Villegas (32) at the top of AT&T Center in downtown Los Angeles

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Re: ~ On This Day in History ~
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This Day in History for 8th September


Famous Weddings


2009 - '90s pop sensation singer Peter Andre (36) divorces glamour model Katie Price (31) due to
           unreasonable behaviour after 3 years of marriage

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« Reply #1169 on: September 08, 2013, 11:31:48 AM »
This Day in History for 8th September


Famous Birthdays


                                   
Provencal Poet                                            Country Singer                                            Actor and Comedian
Frederic Mistral (1830)                                 Jimmie Rodgers (1897)                                   Peter Sellers (1925)


Singer Pink (1979)


801 - Ansgar, German Catholic archbishop (d. 865)
828 - Ali al-Hadi, Shia Imam (d. 868)
1157 - Richard I, [Richard the Lion Hearted], King of England (1189-99)
1207 - Sancho II, king of Portugal
1271 - Charles Martel d'Anjou, son of Charles II of Naples (d. 1295)
1380 - Bernardinus of Siena, Italian saint
1474 - Ludovico Ariosto, Italy, poet (Orlando Furioso)
1515 - Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish Jesuit biblical scholar (d. 1585)
1588 - Marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian)
1591 - Jacqueline M A de Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess
1611 - Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (d. 1671)
1621 - Louis II Condé, [Great Condé], duke of Bourbon (Rocroy)
1633 - Ferdinand IV of Germany (d. 1654)
1672 - Nicolas de Grigny, composer
1718 - Francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer
1736 - Bernardo Ottani, composer
1749 - Gabrielle de Polastron, duchesse de Polignac, French aristocrat (d. 1793)
1749 - Marie-Louise, Princesse de Lamballe, French aristocrat (d. 1792)
1756 - Anton Teyber, composer
1767 - Karl August von Lichtenstein, composer
1774 - Anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet
1778 - Clemens Brentano, German poet (d. 1842)
1779 - Johann Philipp Samuel Schmidt, composer
1779 - Mustafa IV, sultan of Turkey (1807-08)
1783 - Nicolai Grundtvig, Danish writer and philosopher (d. 1872)
1792 - Joseph Netherclift, composer
1804 - Eduard Mörike, German poet (d. 1875)
1814 - Charles-Étienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (d. 1874)
1815 - Alexander Ramsey, Gov (Union), died in 1903
1821 - Henry Baxter, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1873
1824 - Jaime Nuno, composer
1826 - Disma Fumagalli, composer
1827 - Emil Naumann, composer
1828 - Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1829 - George Crook, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1829 - Seth Maxwell Barton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1900
1830 - Frederic Mistral, Maillane, France, Provencal poet (Nobel 1904), (d. 1914)
1831 - Wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author (Der Hungerpastor)
1841 - Antonín Dvořák, Nelahozeves Czech, composer (New World Symphony). Dies 1940
1841 - Charles J. Guiteau, American assassin of James A. Garfield (d. 1882)
1852 - Emperor Gwangmu of Korea (d. 1919)
1854 - Willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File
1857 - Georg Michaelis, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1936)
1863 - Gustavo Emilio Campa, composer
1865 - Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (Amore & Amore, Top)
1870 - Hermann Hans Wetzler, composer
1873 - David O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church
1873 - Max Reinhardt, Austria, theatrical director (Oedipus Rex)
1873 - Alfred Jarry, French absurdist playwright (d. 1907)
1880 - Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic chairman (1st Chamber)
1881 - Harry Hillman, American athlete (d. 1945)
1884 - Théodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver (d. 1921)
1886 - Siegfried L Sassoon, English poet/writer (Counterattack)
1887 - Prince George of Yugoslavia (d. 1972)
1888 - Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock)
1889 - Robert A Taft, (Sen-R-Ohio, Taft-Hartley Act)
1894 - Willem FJ Pijper, Dutch composer/critic
1895 - Sara García, Mexican actress (d. 1980)
1896 - Howard Dietz, American lyricist and librettist (d. 1983)
1897 - [James Charles] Jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman
1898 - Queenie Smith, NYC, actress/dancer (Funny Side)
1900 - Claude D Pepper, (Rep-D-FL, 1963- ), old people's advocate
1901 - Hendrik F Verwoerd, premier South Africa (1958-66) (assassinated)
1902 - Anthonie Donker, [Prof N Donkersloot], Dutch literary
1904 - Carlos Sanchez Malaga, composer
1905 - Henry Wilcoxon, actor (Cleopatra, Jericho, 10 Commandments)
1906 - Andrei P Kirilenko, Russian member of Central Committee of CP
1907 - Buck O'Neil, Old Negro League Baseball player
1907 - Gavin Muir, Chicago Illinois, actor (Hollister-Betty Hutton Show)
1907 - Leon Askin, Vienna Austria, actor (Pierre-Charlie Farrell Show)
1907 - Sid Tomack, actor (Life of Riley)
1908 - Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert
1910 - Gella Allaert, Flemish actress (La Round)
1910 - Jean-Louis Barrault, Vesinet France, actor (Les Enfants du Paradis)
1912 - Alexander Mackendrick, Boston, director (Man in the White Suit, Mandy)
1912 - Leo Cherne, NYC, economist/commentator (All Star News)
1914 - Dimitrios I, patriarch (primus interparis orthodox Christians)
1914 - Hillary Brooke, Abbott & Costello's neighbor (Hillary)
1915 - Frank Cady, actor (Mr Drucker-Green Acres), (d. 2012)
1915 - Frank Pullen, English business person and racehorse owner (d.1992)
1918 - Derek Barton, British chemist (Nobel 1969)
1918 - John F Seiberling, (Rep-D-OH, 1971-86)
1919 - David Johan Kvandal, composer
1919 - Richard Pool, naval Officer
1919 - Gianni Brera, (Giovanni Luigi Brera), Italian journalist and writer (d. 1992)
1921 - Hans Ulrich Engelmann, German composer (Ophelia)
1921 - Harry Secombe, Swansea Wales, actor (Down Among the "Z" Men)
1922 - Lyndon LaRouche, American presidental candidate (1980)
1922 - Sid Caesar, Yonkers NY, comedian (Your Show of Shows)
1923 - Alan Weeks, sports commentator
1923 - Francois Chaumette, actor (They Never Slept, Christine)
1924 - Wendell H Ford, (Sen-D-Kentucky, 1974- )
1924 - Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (d. 2005)
1924 - Marie-Claire Kirkland, Quebec politician
1925 - Alexander Nikolayevich Kholminov, composer
1925 - Denise Darcel, Paris France, actress (Dangerous When Wet)
1925 - Heinz Lau, composer
1925 - Magnus Blondal Johansson, composer
1925 - Peter Sellers, England, actor (Kato, Bobo, Pink Panther), (d. 1980)
1927 - Harlan Howard, American country music songwriter (d. 2002)
1929 - Severn Darden, actor (Popesco-Mary Hartman)
1929 - Christoph von Dohnanyi, German conductor
1929 - Roger Byrne, English footballer (d. 1958
1930 - Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, media tycoon
1930 - Jeanette Altwegg, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952)
1930 - Mario Adorf, Zurich Switzerland, actor (Bachelor, Abyssinia)
1930 - Nguyen Cao Ky, Premier of South Vietnam
1930 - Robert W. Firestone, Author, Artist, Clinical Psychologist
1931 - John Garrett, British politician (d. 2007)
1932 - Patsy Cline, Winchester Va, country singer (Crazy)
1933 - Eric Salzman, composer
1933 - Asha Bhonsle, Indian singer
1933 - Paul M. Fleiss, American pediatrician; father of Heidi Fleiss
1933 - Michael Frayn, British playwright
1934 - Peter Maxwell Davies, Manchester England, composer (Prolation, Taverner)
1934 - Rodrigue Biron, Canadian politician
1935 - James Clay, saxophonist
1937 - Virna Lisi, Italy, actress (Assault on a Queen, Bluebeard)
1938 - Sam Nunn, American politician (Sen-D-Georgia, 1972 - 1997)
1938 - Kenichi Horie, Japanese adventurer
1939 - Carsten Keller, German field hockey player
1939 - Guitar Shorty, American musician
1940 - Willie Tyler, Red Level Ala, ventriloquist (Lester)
1940 - Quentin L. Cook, LDS apostle
1941 - Alan Feinstein, NYC, actor (Max-Berrengers, Family Tree)
1941 - Bernard Sanders, (Rep-R-Vermont)
1941 - Dante Drowty, rocker
1941 - Bernie Sanders, American politician
1942 - Brian Cole, Tacoma Wash, rock vocalist/bassist (Association)
1942 - Nancy Ann Dibble, Netherlands, sci-fi author (Summerfair)
1942 - Sal Valentino, rocker
1943 - Adelaide C. Eckardt, American politician
1945 - Kelly Groucutt, rocker
1945 - Rogie Vachon, Quebec, NHL goalie (Canadiens, Kings, Vezina-1968)
1945 - Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, California, rocker (Grateful Dead, Grass Roots)
1946 - Dean Daughtry, rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
1946 - L.C. Greenwood, American football player
1947 - Amos Biwott, Uasin Gishee Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Oly-gold-1968)
1947 - Ann Beattie, Wash DC, short story writer (NYer Magazine)
1947 - Valery Afanassiev, Russian pianist
1948 - Great Kabuki, [Akihisa Yone Yoshi Mera], wrestler (NWA/NJPW/WAR/SWS)
1948 - Kathy Hite-James, LPGA golfer
1948 - Lynn/Marilyn [Lorraine] Abbey, US, sci-fi author (Black Flame)
1950 - Daniel Victor Starr, composer
1950 - Will Lee, bassist (Late Show with David Letterman)
1950 - Mike Simpson, American politician
1951 - Mark McCumber, golfer
1951 - Randy T Odle, Port Arthur Texas, astronaut
1951 - Timothy Gullikson, tennis player/coach (Pete Sampras)
1951 - Tom Gullikson, Wisc, tennis player (US mixed Doubles 1984)
1951 - Nikos Karvelas, Greek composer
1954 - Clayton Norcross, actor (Bold & Beautiful, Colbys, Santa Barbara)
1954 - Mark Foley, American politician
1956 - Maurice Cheeks, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Phila '76ers)
1956 - Frank Tovey, British musician (d. 2002)
1957 - Heather Thomas, Greenwich Ct, actress (Jody-Fall Guy, Coed Fever)
1957 - Melissa Whitmire, LPGA golfer
1958 - David Lewis, guitarist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1958 - Michael Lardie, American musician
1958 - Mitsuru Miyamoto, Japanese voice actor
1959 - Daler Nazarov, Tajik composer and actor
1960 - Stefano Casiraghi, husband of princess Caroline of Monaco
1960 - Aimee Mann, American musician
1961 - Franny Michel, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Patricia-Apple's Way)
1961 - Paul Zanetti, Australian political cartoonist
1962 - René Klijn, [Dorian], singer (Mr Blue)
1962 - Sergio Casal, Spanish tennis player
1962 - Christopher Klim, American novelist
1962 - Thomas Kretschmann, German actor
1963 - Gerald Williams, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers)
1963 - Li Ning, Chinese gymnast
1963 - Brad Silberling, American television and film director
1963 - Hitoshi Matsumoto, Japanese comedian
1964 - Steffan Peters, equestrian dressage (Olympics-bronze-96)
1964 - Michael Johns, American business executive
1964 - Scott Levy, American professional wrestler
1964 - Joachim Nielsen, Norwegian musician (d. 2000)
1965 - Barbra Fontana Harris, Manhattan Beach CA, volleyballer (Oly-4th-96)
1966 - Mike Dyer, Upland California, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1966 - Raymond Atteveld, Belgian soccer player (Waregem, Roda JC)
1966 - Carola, Swedish singer
1966 - Peter Furler, musician (Newsboys)
1967 - Brett Winslow, Santa Barbara California, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96)
1967 - Kimberly Peirce, American film director
1969 - Oswaldo Ibarra, Ecuadorian footballer
1969 - Lars Bohinen, Norwegian footballer
1969 - Gary Speed, Welsh footballer
1970 - Clarence Weatherspoon, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
1970 - Tomur Barnes, NFL cornerback (Houston Oilers)
1970 - Neko Case, American musician
1971 - Cristy Thom, LA Ca, playmate (Feb, 1991)
1971 - David Merritt, NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
1971 - Greg Minor, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
1971 - Henry Thomas, San Antonio TX, actor (ET)
1971 - Jan Pardavy, hockey forward (Team Slovakia)
1971 - David Arquette, Winchester, Virginia, American actor, director and producer (Scream, Kiss &
           Tell)
1971 - Brooke Burke, American model
1971 - Martin Freeman, English actor
1972 - Markus Babbel, German footballer
1972 - Giovanni Frezza, Italian actor
1972 - Lisa Kennedy, American television personality
1972 - Tomokazu Seki, Japanese voice actor
1972 - Phil Laak, Ireland-born professional poker player
1973 - Bob Wolcott, Huntington Beach Ca, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
1973 - Jason Downs, actor (Bobby-Hairspray)
1973 - Khamis Al-Owairan, Saudi Arabian footballer
1974 - Braulio Luna, Mexican footballer
1974 - Tanaz Eshaghian, Iranian-born American documentarian
1975 - Elena Likhovtseva, Alma-Ata Kazakhstan, tennis star
1975 - John Thomas, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
1975 - Richard Hughes, English musician (Keane)
1975 - Larenz Tate, American Actor
1975 - Lee Eul-Yong, South Korean footballer
1976 - Sjeng Schalken, Weert Neth, tennis star
1976 - Gerald Drummond, Costa Rican footballer
1976 - Jervis Drummond, Costa Rican footballer
1976 - Brendan Kelly, American musician (The Lawrence Arms)
1976 - Sarah Kucserka, American screenwriter
1977 - Maria Helena Selin, ice hockey right wing (Finland, Oly-98)
1978 - Marco Sturm, Dingolfing GER, NHL forward (Sharks, Team Germany 1998)
1978 - Gerard Autet, Spanish footballer
1978 - Gil Meche, American baseball player
1979 - Pink [Alecia Beth Moore], Doylestown, Pennsylvania, singer (Get the Party Started, Just Like a
           Pill)
1980 - Teruyuki Moniwa, Japanese footballer
1981 - Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Bethlehem PA, actor (Randy-Home Improvement)
1981 - Morten Gamst Pedersen, Norwegian footballer
1983 - Wali Lundy, American football player
1983 - Diego Benaglio, Swiss-Italian footballer
1983 - Chris Judd, Australian football player
1983 - Lewis Roberts-Thompson, Australian football player
1983 - Will Blalock, American basketball player
1984 - Vitaly Petrov, Russian racing driver
1984 - Peter Whittingham, English footballer
1985 - Yendi Phillips, Jamaican beauty pageant contestant
1986 - João Moutinho, Sporting Lisbon midfielder
1986 - Matt Grothe, American football player
1988 - Arrelious Benn, American football player
1988 - Chantal Jones, American fashion model
1988 - Caitlin Hill, Australian internet personality
1990 - Matt Barkley, American football player
1996 - Krystal Reyes, Filipina actress
1997 - Kimberlea Berg, English actress