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Events for tomorrow in history Birthdays  Deaths
1312 Roman Catholics German King Henry VII crowned
1377 French invasion fleet lands at Rye England
1428 Jacoba of Bavaria signs cease fire with Philip the Good
1529 Emperor Karel V & Pope Clemens VII sign Treaty of Barcelona
1534 Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward Islands Canada
1540 English ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic
1613 Shakespeare's Globe Theater burns down
1682 Sofia names herself regent of Russia
1694 Dutch fleet attacks French grain transports
1755 515 prominant filipinos baptized as Catholic
1762 Russian Czar Peter III divorces his wife Catharina II
1767 British passes Townshend Revenue Act levying taxes on America
1776 Mission Dolores founded by SF Bay
1776 Va state constitution adopted & Patrick Henry made governor
1800 Free mason lodge establishes in Alkmaar
1822 Prince Charles Bonaparte marries niece Zena‹de Bonaparte
1850 British ex-premier sir Robert Peel falls off his horse
1854 Gadsden Purchase (parts of Az, NM) from Mexico for $10 million
1854 Netherlands allows corporal punishment
1857 Battle at Chinhat (Indies rebel under Barkat Ahmed beat British)
1858 Great fire in London harbor
1858 Treaty of Algun, China cedes north bank of Amur River to Russia
1862 Day 5 of 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station Va
1863 Battle at Westminster Maryland: Federal assault
1863 George A Custer (23) appointed Union Brig-general
1863 Lee orders his forces to concentrate near Gettysburg, PN
1863 Very 1st First National Bank opens in Davenport, Iowa
1864 Grand Trunk Railway accident; 100 killed
1867 Pope Pius IX declares Gorcumse holy martyrs
1880 France annexes Otaheite (Tahiti)
1881 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Diuturnum illud
1891 100°F (SF, CA)
1891 National Forest Service organized
1897 Chicago beats Louisville 36-7 (baseball)
1899 Brazo River in Texas floods 12 miles wide causing $10 mil damage
1903 British govt protests against abuser in Belgian Congo
1904 2 prehistoric bones found in Weerdingerveen, Drenthe
1906 12th US Golf Open: Alex Smith shoots a 295 at Onwentsia Club Ill
1911 Freiherr Gautsch von Frankenthurn becomes premier
1913 2nd Balkan War begins-Bulgaria overthrows Greek/Serbian troops
1916 Boeing aircraft flies for 1st time
1921 34th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats E Ryan (62 60)
1926 Carter Woodson wins Springarn Medal for research of Black history
1927 1st flight from West Coast arrives in Hawaii
1929 1st high-speed jet wind tunnel completed Langley Field Ca
1929 31.1°C (88°F) hoogste temperatuur op deze dag in De Bilt
1929 Mexico & Vatican sign Concord
1931 109°F (43°C), Monticello, Florida (state record)
1931 Pope Pius XI encyclical on Nun abbiamo bisogno Mussolini
1932 USSR & China sign no attack treaty
1933 Primo Carnera KOs Jack Sharkey in 6 for heavyweight boxing title
1936 Empire State Building emanates high definition TV-343 lines
1936 Pope Pius XI encyclical to US bishops "On motion pictures"
1939 4th Dutch govt of Colijn falls
1939 Dixie Clipper completes 1st commercial plane flight to Europe
1940 Anjer (Carnation) Day-anniversary of Prince Bernhard
1940 US passes Alien Registration Act requiring Aliens to register
1940 Batman Comics, mobsters rubbed out a circus highwire team known as the Flying Graysons, leaving their son Dick (Robin) an orphan
1941 DiMaggio extends hitting streak to 42 breaking Sisler's record
1942 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 7th Symphony, premieres
1943 Pope Pius XII encyclical Mystic Corporis (mystic body of Christ)
1943 US forces landed at Nassau Bay, near Salamaua, New Guinea
1943 Germany begins withdrawing U-boats from North Atlantic in anticipation of the Allied invasion of Europe
1944 German counter attack at Caen
1944 Nazi Paul Touvier shoots 7 Jews dead
1944 Rommel & von Rundstedt travel to Berchtesgaden
1944 Soviet Armys join in Bobroesjk
1944 US 7th army corp conquers Cherbourg
1945 20.6 cm rainfall at Litchville North Dakota (state record)
1945 Ruthenia, formerly in Czechoslovakia, becomes part of Ukrainian SSR
1946 "Are You with It?" closes at Century Theater NYC after 264 perfs
1946 "Billion Dollar Baby" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 219 perfs
1946 Black Sabbath-Brits arrest 2700 Jews in Palestine as alleged terrorist
1946 British mandatory govt of Palestine arrests 100 leaders of Yishnuv
1947 2nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betty Jameson
1947 Yanks beat Senators 3-1 starting a 19 game win streak
1949 South Africa begins implementing apartheid; no mixed marriages
1949 US troops withdraw from Korea after WW II
1950 US beats England 1-0 in a world cup soccer game (next win in 1994)
1950 West Indies beat England by 326 runs thanks Ramadhin & Valentine
1952 1st aircraft carrier to sail around Cape Horn-Oriskany
1952 7th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Louise Suggs
1953 XETV TV channel 6 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
1954 Atomic Energy Comm voted against reinstating Dr J Robert Oppenheimer
1955 Argentine state of siege ends
1956 Charles Dumas, makes 1st high jump over 7' (2.13 m)-LA, Calif
1956 Federal interstate highway system act signed
1956 PM Drees refuses resignation of queen Juliana (Greet Hofmans)
1957 12th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1957 Malenkov, Molotov, Kaganowitsj & Sjepilov leave USSR communist party
1958 Brazil beats Sweden 5-2 in soccer's 6th World Cup at Stockholm
1959 Pope John XXIII 1st encyclical "On truth, unity, & peace, in charity"
1960 Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1960 KYA-AM in SF changes call letters to KDBQ (for 2 weeks)
1961 Launch of Transit 4a, with 1st nuclear power supply (SNAP-3)
1961 Willie Mays is 4th major leaguer with 3 or more HRs twice in a season
1962 1st flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner
1962 Frank Howard, hits the 5,000th Dodger home run
1962 JFK dines with premier MacMillan in London
1963 "Little Me" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 257 performances
1963 Beatles' 1st song "From Me to You" hits UK charts
1963 SVB, Students Unions, established under Barrel Regtien
1964 1st draft of Star Trek's pilot "Cage" released
1964 Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed after 83-day filibuster in Senate
1965 USAF Capt Joseph Henry Engle reaches 85,530 m in X-15
1966 In the Vietnam War, US planes bombed Hanoi & Haiphong for 1st time
1966 KBSC (now KVEA) TV channel 52 in Corona-Los Angeles, CA begins
1966 US bombs fuel storage facilities near N Vietnamese cities
1967 Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem
1967 Keith Richards is sentenced to 1 year in jail on drugs charge
1968 "Tip-Toe Thru' The Tulips With Me" by Tiny Tim peaks at #17
1969 1st Jewish worship service at White House
1969 24th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young
1969 On Billy Williams Day in Chicago, the Cubs outfielder passes Stan Musial's NL record for consecutive games played (896)
1970 US ends 2 month military offensive into Cambodia
1971 Rolling Stones Mick Jagger & Keith Richards sentenced on drug offense
1971 Soyuz 11 docks with Salyut 1 for 22 days
1972 Supreme Court rules (5-4) that Death Penalty is cruel & unusual
1972 USSR launches Prognoz 2 into earth orbit (549/200,000 km)
1974 Milt coup in Ethiopia
1975 3rd du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): JoAnne Carner
1975 8.10" (20.57 cm) of rainfall, Litchville No Dakota (state 24-hr rec)
1976 Seychelles gains independence from Britain
1977 Supreme Court rules out death penalty for rapists of adults
1977 Willie Stargell hits his 400th career HR
1978 VP Walter F Mondale begins trip to Mid-East
1979 "Moonraker" premieres in US
1979 San Diego Chicken reborn at Jack Murphy Stadium
1980 "Sweeney Todd" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 557 performances
1980 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
1981 Bomb attack on headquarters of Islamic Party in Teheran, 72 killed
1981 Hu Yaobang succeeds Hua Guofeng as leader of China PR
1982 Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended
1983 Angel Cordero wins his 5,000th horse races
1983 Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
1984 Orel Hershiser begins string of making every sched start until 1990
1984 Pete Rose plays in record 3,309th game, surpassing Carl Yastrzemski
1984 USSR offers to start talking about banning SDI
1985 NASA launches Intelsat VA
1985 STS 51-F vehicle moves to launch pad
1986 Argentina becomes world champion soccer team (3-2 against W-Germany)
1986 Boston Red Sox trade for Tom Seaver
1986 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1986 Sparky Anderson is 1st to win 600 games as manager in both leagues
1987 Phil's Steve Bedrosian is 1st to record 12 saves in 12 attempts
1987 Yanks blow 11-4 lead but trailing 14-11 Dave Winfield's 8th inning grand slammer beats Toronto 15-14; Mattingly also grand slams
1988 Emmy 15th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 9th time
1989 Emmy 16th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 10th time
1989 Susan Lucci loses daytime emmy for 10th straight year
1990 Marla Maples father sues National Enquirer for $12M
1990 NY Mets tie their team career high 11 game win streak
1990 A's Dave Stewart no-hits Blue Jays & Dodger's Fernando Valenzuela no-hits St Louis 6-0, 1st time no-hitters in both leagues
1991 "Jackie Mason - Brand New" closes at Neil Simon NYC after 216 perfs
1991 6.0 earthquake hits southern Calif
1991 Britain's Nick Brown, 591st rank beats 10th-seeded Goran Ivanisevic 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in 2nd round at Wimbledon
1992 "Salome" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 9 performances
1992 2 earthquakes including 7.4 hits southern Calif
1992 A's Dennis Eckersley sets record of 26th straight save of season
1992 NHL decides Eric Lindross goes to Flyers instead of Rangers
1994 Socialist, Tomiichi Murayama, elected premier of Japan
1994 US reopens Guantanamo Naval Base to process refugees
1995 George Foreman loses IBF boxing title, refused to fight Axel Schulz
1995 Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL game (vs Calgary Stampeders)
1996 Andrea Leah Plummer, of Tennessee, crowned 39th America's Junior Miss
1996 Superman's Action Comic #1 (1938) auctioned at Sotheby at $61,900
1997 "American Daughter" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 88 performances
1997 "London Assurance" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 72 perfs
1997 18th US Seniors Golf Open: Graham Marsh
1997 Greg Norman wins PGA St Jude Classic
1997 Michelle McGann wins ShopRite LPGA Classic
1997 Progress M-35 Soyuz Launch (Russia)
1997 Tyrenda Williams, 18, of Alabama, crowned 40th America's Junior Miss

Birthdays for tomorrow in history Events  Deaths
1397Joƒo II, King of Aragon (Spain)
1517Rembert Dodoens, [Rembertus Dodonaeus], physician/botanist
1738Constantin Reindl, composer
1746Joachim H Campe, German author (Robinson of the Jngere)
1783August Alexander Klengel, composer
1798Willibald Alexis, [Georg W Häring], German writer (Schloss Avalon)
1805Hiram Powers, US sculptor (Greek Slave)
1824Victor J van Hinsbergh, South Neth engraver (PTT Stempels)
1831William Thomas Clark, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1905
1842Josef Labor, composer
1849Sergei J Witte, Neth/Russ count/premier Russia
1850Joseph Paul Skelly, composer
1858George Washington Goethals, engineer (built Panama Canal)
1861William James Mayo, surgeon/co-founder Mayo clinic in Minnesota
1863James Harvey Robinson, Ill, historian (Ordeal of Civilization)
1864Anton Beer-Walbrun, composer
1864Pietro Bonfante, Italian lawyer (Roman law)
1865Shigechiyo Izumi, achieved oldest authenticated age (120 y 237 d)
1865William E Borah, lawyer/(Sen-R-Id)
1870Joseph Carl Breil, composer
1874Georg Gohler, composer
1876Nellie Taylor Ross, 1st woman to serve as a gov (Wyoming, 1925-27)
1879Zsigmond Móricz, Hungarian writer (S rarany [Mud gold])
1880Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")
1885Andre Gailhard, composer
1885S Pedro Humberto Allende, Chilian composer (And una Ma¤anita)
1885Virginia Pope, (NY Times)
1886George Frederick Boyle, composer
1886James Van DerZee, famous African
1886Juliane Gabriels, Flemish physician (Artus Quellin)
1886Robert Schuman, French premier
1893Aare Merikanto, composer
1893Antoon Schweigmann, Dutch religious poet/resistance fighter
1896Irene Browne, England, actress (All at Sea, Peg O' My Heart)
1897Ottmar Gerster, composer
1900Antoine Saint-Exupéry, France, aviator/writer (Wind, Sand & Stars)
1901Frieda Inescort, Edinburgh Scotland, actress (Pride & Prejudice)
1901Hendrik Diels, Flemish conductor
1901Nelson Eddy, Providence RI, baritone (Duets with Jeanette MacDonald)
1902Carl-Heinz Schroth, Innsbruck, director (Reaching for the Stars)
1902Ellen Clara Pollock, actress (Wicked Lady, Horror Hospital)
1905Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet/publisher (La lenta libertad)
1907Joan Davis, St Paul Minn, actress (I Married Joan)
1907Paul O'Dwyer, pres of City Council (D-NYC)
1908Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe)
1908Rene Gerber, composer
1909Leroy Anderson, US, composer (Syncopated Clock)
1910Franc Henry Loesser, US songwriter/composer (Most Happy Fella)
1911Bernard Herrmann, composer
1911Bernhard, Germany, Prince (Consort to Queen Juliana of Netherlands)
1911Klaus E J Fuchs, German/British/German nuclear physicist/spy
1912John Toland, US, political writer (Rising Sun, Pulitzer 1971)
1912José Pablo Moncayo Garcia, Guadalajara México, composer (Huapango)
1914Rafael Kubelik, Bychory Czechoslovakia, conductor (Cornelia Farooli)
1916David Donaldson, painter
1916Ruth Warwick, St Joseph Mo, actress (Citizen Kane, All My Children)
1918Jack Harkness, rose grower
1919Slim Pickens, Kingsburg Calif, actor (Dr Strangelove, Blazing Saddles)
1920Ray Harryhausen, movie special effect artist (Clash of Titans)
1922Vasko Popa, Yugoslavia/Serbian poet (Heaven is a Side Issue)
1923Chou Wen-Chung, Cheefoo China, composer (Mode of Shang)
1924Ezra Laderman, NYC, composer (Jacob & the Indians)
1925Cara Williams, Bkln NY, actress (Pete & Gladys, Cara Williams Show)
1925Hale Smith, composer
1928Ian Bannen, Airdrie Scotland, actor (Eye of the Needle, Gorky Park)
1929Johnny Ace, rocker
1929Michio Mamaia, composer
1929Peter George, Akron Ohio, weightlifter (Oly-gold/2 silver-48, 52)
1930Robert Evans, NYC, director/actor (Love Story, Godfather, Chinatown)
1934Carl Levin, (Sen-D-MI)
1934Henning Kronstam, dancer
1936David Jenkins, US, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1960)
1936Harmon Killebrew, baseball player (Minnesota Twins)
1936Leonard Lee, US vocalist (Shirley & Lee-Let the Good Times Roll)
1938Billy Storm, singer (Valiants-This is the Night)
1938Edmund Falkiner, jazz saxophinist/probation officer
1939Alan Connolly, cricketer (Australian pace bowler through 60s)
1939Ron Headley, cricketer (son of George, 2 Tests WI v England 1973)
1940Louise S Groenman, Dutch MP (D66)
1940Viacheslav Artyomov, composer
1941Margritta Gummel, German DR, shot putter (Olympic-gold-1968)
1941Stokeley Carmichael, [Kwame Toure], US, Black Power-activist
1942Bas J van der Vlies, Dutch MP (SGP)
1942Larry Snyder, jockey
1943Roger Ruskin Spear, London Eng, saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band)
1944Collin Peterson, (Rep-D-Minnesota)
1944Gary Busey, Goose Creek Tx, actor (Buddy Holly Story, Star in Born)
1945Johnnie Richardson, rocker (Johnnie & Joe)
1945Little Eva [Boyd], Belhaven NC, rock vocalist (Locomotion)
1947Jeff Moss, cricketer (one Test Australia v Pakistan 1979)
1947Richard Lewis, NYC, comedian (Marty Gold-Anything But Love)
1948Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & His Lost Planet)
1948Charles McCorquodale, art historian
1948Fred Grandy, Sioux City IA, (Rep-R-Iowa, 1986- )/actor (Love Boat)
1948Ian Paice, British hard rock drummer(White Snake, Deep Purple)
1948Loncoln Gordon, rocker
1949Dan Dierdorf, NFLer, sportscaster (Monday Night Football)
1953Billy Hinsche, rocker
1953Colin Hay, Scotland, rock vocalist (Men At Work)
1953Don Dokken, heavy metal rocker (Dokken-Alone Again)
1953Rosa Mota, Port marathoner (Olympic-gold-1988)
1954Rick Honeycutt, Chattanooga TN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1955Charles J Precourt, Waltham Mass, astronaut (STS 55, 71, 84, sk:91)
1957Maria Conchita Alonso, Cuba, actress (Moscow on the Hudson)
1958Leslie Browne, NYC, ballerina (Turning Point)
1958Richard Mettee, horse trainer
1959Edward F Humenik, Detroit MI, PGA golfer (1994 Kmart Greater-2nd)
1959Kim Hiett, jockey
1959Larry Parham, 4th victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (1st to die)
1960Sergey Kopylov, USSR, cyclist (Olympic-gold-1980)
1961Jean-François Senécal, Laval Quebec, rifle shooter (Olympics-3-92, 96)
1962Amanda Donohoe, London, actress (CJ Lamb-LA Law)
1962Sharon Lawrence, Charlotte NC, actr (Civil Wars, NYPD Blue, Fired Up)
1963Anne-Sophie Mutter, Rheinfeldin Germany, violinist (Berlin Phil)
1963Tracey E Bregman, Munich Germany, actress (Lauren-Bold & Beautiful)
1964Pepper Johnson, NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Cleve Browns)
1964Stedman Pearson, Essex, rock vocalist (Five Star-Silk & Steel)
1964Wendy Kilbourne, actress (Devon-Midnight Caller) [1964 Approx]
1965Barry D, [Iain Bakker], English pop musician (Jesus Jones)
1965Paul Jarvis, cricketer (England pace bowler 1988-93)
1967John Wehner, Pittsburgh PA, infielder (Pitts Pirates)
1967Melora Hardin, Houston Tx, actress (Family Tree, Best Times)
1968Theoren Fleury, Oxbow Sask, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames, Canada)
1969Erik Tammer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Go Ahead Eagles)
1969Simon Brown, cricketer (Durham pace bowler, England 1996)
1970Troy Drayton, tight end (Miami Dolphins)
1971Dennis Gerritsen, soccer player (NAC)
1971Mike Sillinger, Regina, NHL right wing (Vanc Canucks, Anaheim Ducks)
1971Wendee Espinosa, Stockton Calif, female outfielder (Silver Bullets)
1972Fabrice L'Henry, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
1972Samantha Smith, Houlton Mo, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street)
1973George Hincapie, Queens NY, road cyclist (Olympics-76th-92, 96)
1974Ted Giannous, San Diego, actor (KGB Chicken)
1975Mathew Gates, Baldock Engld, dance skater (& Chalom-1995 Nat Jr champ)
1976Sandhya Chib, Miss Universe-India (1996)
1977Sharon Cripps, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)
1977Tania Joy Gibson, Lake Barrington Ill, Miss America-Illinois (1997)
1993Angela & Amy Lakeberg, US Siamese twin (separated on Aug 20th)

Deaths for tomorrow in history Events  Birthdays
1021Notker Labeo, tutor in convent Sankt Gallen, dies
1293Hendrik van Gent, Flemish neo-Augustian philosopher/theologist, dies
1306Musho [Hokai], Zen teacher/found subtemple at Jochiji, dies
1458Mapheus Vegius, [Maffeo Vegio], Italian lawyer/humanist/poet, dies
1620John Aerts, Flemish sculptor
1696Michel Lambert, composer, dies
1744André Campra, French priest/composer/conductor (Tancrède), dies at 83
1779Anton R Mengs, German writer/neo-classic painter Madrid, dies at 51
1784Caesar Rodney, US judge/singer (Declar of Independence), dies at 55
1790Feike H Van de Crew, Fries writer (Mayke Jakkelis), dies
1798Kaat Mussel [Catharina Mulder], exerciser, dies
1818Carl P Fohr, German painter/cartoonist, dies at 22
1840Lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino/Musignano, dies at 65
1852Henry Clay, the great compromiser, dies at 75
1860Thomas Addison, English physician (A-Biermer Disease), dies at 67
1861Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, writer, dies at 55
1875Ferdinand I KLJM de Goedige, Emperor of Austria, dies at 82
1880George W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies
1903Rentaro Taki, composer, dies at 23
1911Oscar Carré, circus director, dies at 64
1923Fritz Mauthner, German author/philosopher (skepticism), dies at 73
1923Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer, dies at 66
1923J C Gomez, General/Venezuela's 1st VP, assassinated
1933Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, US actor (Keystone comedies), dies at 46
1940Paul Klee, Swiss/German painter/tutor (Modern Art), dies at 60
1941Ignace Jan Paderewski, Polish statesman pianist, dies in NY at 80
1949Walter Giffen, cricketer (brother of George, 3 Tests), dies
1953Jules van Nuffel, composer, dies at 70
1955Max Pechstein, German painter/graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73
1956Johan[nes F] Bakker Jr, actor, dies at 62
1959A Cecil Snyder, Chief Justice of Puerto Rico, dies at 51
1964Milenko Zivkovic, composer, dies at 63
1965Sidney Marion, actor (Outlaws is Coming, Quicksand), dies at 64
1966Ronald Shiner, actor (Aunt Clara, Forbidden, Girls at Sea), dies at 63
1966Isabel Dawn, writer, dies
1966Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer, dies at 82
1967Jayne Mansfield, actress (Female Jungle), dies in a car crash at 34
1967O M Graf, writer, dies at 72
1968Kitty Kelly, actress (Ladies of Jury, Behind Office Doors), dies at 66
1969Vesselin Stoyanov, composer, dies at 67
1969Shorty Long, soul singer/pianist (Here Comes the Judge), dies at 29
1969Moise K Tsjombe, premier Congo/Zaire, dies
1970Roman Ingarden, Polish philosopher (Studia philosophica), dies at 77
1970Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia), dies at 64
1971Vladimir Volkov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11-landing accident), dies at 35
1971Viktor Patsayev, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11-landing accident), dies at 38
1971Georgi T Dobrovolsky, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11-land accident), dies at 43
1975Jerry Verno, actor (River of Unrest, Ourselves Alone), dies at 79
1976Leonora Summers, entertainer, dies
1977Anton D Hildebrand, children's book writer (Monus), dies at 70
1978Bob Crane, actor (Hogan's Heroes), murdered at 59
1979Ben Barnett, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1938), dies
1979Lowell George, rocker (Mothers of Invention, Little Feat), dies at 34
1981Mohammed Hussein Beheshti, Iran ayatollah/politician, murdered
1982Gerard[us PM] Knuvelder, literature historian (Anthology), dies
1982Henry King, director, dies at 86
1986Ida Mae McKenzie, entertainer, dies
1986John P East, (Sen-R-NC), dies at 55
1986Robert Drivas, actor (Our Private World), dies at 47
1990Irving Wallace, author (Book of Lists, Peoples Almanac), dies at 74
1992Mohammed Boudiaf, president of Algeria, assassinated at 73
1992Pierre Billotte, French military man (IIGM), dies
1994Ray Crane, trumpeter, dies at 63
1994Kurt Eichhorn, conductor, dies at 85
1994Cameron Mitchell, actor (Man on Tightrope), dies of lung cancer at 76
1995Lana Turner, actress (Madame X), dies of cancer at 75
1995Roy Rowland, film director, dies at 84
1996Alexander George Ogston, biochemist, dies at 85
1996Bobby Keetch, footballer/entrepreneur, dies at 54
1996Pamela Mason, actress (Wild in the Streets), dies at 78
1997William Hickey, actor (Prizzi's Honor), dies of emphysema at 68

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