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Events for tomorrow in history Birthdays  Deaths
0524 Battle at Vezerone: Burgundy beats France
0996 Pope Gregory V crowns Otto III Roman Catholic German emperor of Elzas
1128 Battle of Akspoele: earl Willem of Normandy beats Diederik
1498 Jews are expelled from Nurenberg Bavaria by Emperor Maximillian
1529 Battle at Landriano: Leyva beats France
1547 Great fire in Moscow
1572 Garrison under Adrian of Swieten conquers Gouda
1607 1st Protestant Episcopal parish in America established, Jamestown
1633 Galileo Galilei is forced by Inquisition to "abjure, curse, & detest" his Copernican heliocentric views
1661 Treaty of Kardis: Russia & Sweden sign peace treaty
1667 Dutch Admiral Michiel de Ruyter occupies Sheerness, England
1672 Dutch pension advisor Johan de Witt seriously wounded
1672 French troops under king Louis XIV occupy Utrecht
1684 King Charles II revokes Massachusetts Bay Colony charter
1749 Pieter Steyn installed as pension advisor of Neth
1768 1st US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer)
1788 US Constitution goes into effect as NH is 9th to ratify
1788 Vizille France population demands local parliament
1791 Fleeing French King Louis XVI & family captured at Varennes-en-Argonne
1792 Vancouver meets Spanish ships Sutil & Mexicana off Vancouver, BC
1805 Great Stoneface Mt found in NH
1821 African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ) Church organizes (NYC)
1834 Cyrus Hall McCormick patents reaping machine
1849 Battle at Waghäusel: Prussian troops beat Baden rebels
1858 Louisiana chess prodigy Paul Morphy arrives in Europe
1863 Battle at Upperville Virginia, 389 casualities
1868 Wagner's opera "Meistersinger von Nuernberg," premieres in Munich
1879 F W Woolworth opens 1st store (failed almost immediately)
1887 Britain celebrates golden jubilee of Queen Victoria
1893 1st Ferris wheel premieres (Chicago's Columbian Exposition)
1894 Workers in Pittsburgh strike Pullman sleeping car company
1895 British Roseberry govt falls
1898 Guam becomes a territory of US
1900 Dodgers score 7 in top of 11th to go ahead of Phillies, 20-13, In bottom of 11th Phillies stalls so umpire forfeits game to Dodgers
1903 Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Mazarine Stone" takes place (BG)
1904 Boston Herald tells of Red Sox trade "Dougherty as a Yankee," 1st known reference to NY club as Yankees (became Yankees in 1913)
1907 13th US Golf Open: Alec Ross shoots a 302 at Phila Cricket Club PA
1907 E W Scripps founded United Press
1913 Tiny Broadwick is 1st woman to parachute from an airplane
1915 Anti-British revolt in South-Africa ends with arrest of Gen De Law
1916 Boston Rube Forster no-hits NY Yankees, 2-0
1916 Mexican troops beat US expeditionary force under Gen Pershing
1917 Hawaiian Red Cross forms
1919 Bauer forms German govt
1919 German Admiral von Reuter scuttles his own captured fleet
1921 HSC '21 soccer team forms in Haaksbergen
1923 Marcus Garvey sentenced to 5 years for using mail to defraud
1924 NCRV, Dutch Christian Radio Society, forms
1930 Ruth hits 3 HRs as Yanks blow 6-0 lead in 7th & lose 15-7
1932 Heavyweight Jack Sharkey TKOs Max Schmeling (NYC)
1932 Jack Sharkey beats Max Schmeling in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1933 1st Great Lakes-to-Gulf of Mexico barge trip completed, New Orleans
1937 French People's front govt-Blum falls
1938 Baseball's Pinky Higgins gets 12th straight hit
1938 Bradman scores 101* in 77 minutes, Australia v Lancashire
1939 Doctors reveal Lou Gehrig has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
1939 NY Yankees announce Lou Gehrig's retirement
1940 German occupiers disband Dutch States-General/Council of State
1941 2nd French troops occupies Damascus Syria
1941 After winning 20 straight at Fenway, Lefty Grove loses to Browns
1942 129°F (54°C), Tirat Zevi, Israel (Asian record)
1942 Jacqueline Kennedy's mother marries Hugh Auchincloss
1942 President Roosevelt/premier Churchill arrives in Washington, DC
1942 Rommel takes Tobruk in North Africa
1942 Seinheuer throws female world record spear (47.24m)
1943 Federal troops put down racial riot in Detroit 30 dead
1944 Very heavy bombing on Berlin
1945 US defeat Japanese forces on Okinawa during WW II
1946 10 die in fire at Baker Hotel, Dallas Texas
1946 Bill Veeck buys Indians for $2.2 million
1946 Fed judge rules Seattle club doesn't have to play returning serviceman
1948 1st stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I
1948 33 1/3 RPM LP record introduced (DR Peter Goldmark-Columbia Records)
1948 Lord Mountbatten resigns as gov-gen of India
1948 Rhodes conference on Israeli-Arab war opens
1948 WNAC (now KNEV) TV channel 7 in Boston, MA (CBS) begins broadcasting
1948 Columbia commits to 33 1/3 rpm records, plans to phase out 78's as Dr Peter Goldmark of CBS demonstrates "long playing record"
1950 Joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit
1951 "17" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 performances
1951 Patty Berg wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
1951 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Evangelii praecones
1952 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
1954 John Landy runs world record mile (3:58.0)
1956 Anti-protons detected in the atmosphere
1956 German DR frees almost 19,000 prisoners
1956 Oriole Connie Johnson beats WS Jack Harshman (1-0) in dual 1 hitters
1958 French franc devalues
1960 Armin Hary runs world record 100m (10.0)
1962 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m
1963 Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini) succeeds John XXIII
1964 Beckwith arrested for murder of Medger Evers, found guilty 30 yr later
1964 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Lady Carling Eastern Golf Open
1964 Phillies Jim Bunning pitches perfect game (Mets) on Fathers day, in 2nd game of DH, Mets get 3 hits, 3 being fewest hits in NL DH
1964 3 civil rights workers-Michael H Schwerner Andrew Goodman & James E Chaney-disappeared after release from a Mississippi jail
1965 65th US Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 282 at Bellerive CC in St Louis
1966 Queen Juliana opens Coen tunnel in Amsterdam
1967 Yanks take 5-3 lead in 11th & lose 6-5, in 2nd game Red Sox lead 3-2 in 9th & Yanks beat them 6-3
1968 Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns
1969 1st reported hearing of pirate radio WGHP (With God's Help Peace)
1969 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 14th Symphony, premieres in Moscow
1969 John Pennel pole vaults world record (5.45 m)
1969 Zager & Evans release "In the Year 2525"
1970 70th US Golf Open: Tony Jacklin shoots a 281 at Hazeltine Natl Minn
1970 Brazil beats Italy, 4-1, to win soccer's World Cup (in Mexico City)
1970 Detroit's Cesar Gutierrez goes 7-for-7 to tie a record set in 1892
1970 Judy Rankin wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic
1971 50,000 attend Celebration of Life, rock concert, McCrea Louisiana
1971 71st US Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 280 at Merion GC in Ardmore PA
1971 Indians Ken Harrelson retires from baseball to play pro golf
1971 Intl Court of Justice asks South-Africa to pull out of Namibia
1975 "Jaws" by Steven Spielberg opens
1975 Elton John, Eagles & Beach Boys play Wembley
1975 Ritchie Blackmore quits Deep Purple, forms Rainbow
1975 Soyuz 19 returns to Earth
1975 West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs to win Cricket World Cup
1976 Berlinguers PCI wins election in Italy
1977 Former White House chief of staff HR Haldeman enters prison
1977 Menachem Begin (Likud), becomes Israel's 6th PM
1978 Andrew Lloyd Webber & Rice's musical "Evita," premiers in London
1979 Sri Lanka beat Canada by 60 runs to win the 1st ICC Trophy
1981 12-bottle case of 1979 Napamedoc Cabernet wine auctioned for $24,000
1981 81st US Golf Open: David Graham shoots 273 at Merion GC in Ardmore Pa
1981 Don Fagan & Walter Becker quit Steely Dan
1981 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf
1981 Riots at Casablanca, kills 66-200
1981 Socialists/communists win French parliamentary election
1982 Paul McCartney releases "Take it Away"
1982 Wash DC jury finds John Hinckley Jr innocent by insanity
1982 John Hinckley found not guilty of 1981 attempted assassination of President Reagan by reason of insanity
1983 Stephanie Kay Ashmore, of Alabama, 18, crowned America's Junior Miss
1983 Tennis ace Arthur Ashe undergoes double bypass heart surgery
1985 American, Brazilian & West German forensic pathologists confirm skeletal remains exhumed in Brazil were Nazi Dr Josef Mengele
1986 "Living on Video" by Trans-X peaks at #61
1986 "Vienna Calling" by Falco peaks at #18
1986 Bo Jackson, Heisman Trophy winner, singns with KC Royals
1986 Heike Drechsler of East Germany long jumps 7.45 m (women's record)
1986 Pres Reagan gives speech defending his judicial appointments
1987 87th US Golf Open: Scott Simpson shoots a 277 at Olympic Club in SF
1987 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1987 Discovery rolls over from OPF to Vandenberg AFB
1987 Mike Tyson sexually harasses a parking lot attendant
1988 42nd NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Detroit Pistons, 4 games to 3
1988 Many killed at demonstration against general Ne Win in Rangoon
1988 Rascals begin 1st tour in 20 years
1989 Carlton Fisk becomes AL catcher HR hitter, 307th at Yankee stadium
1989 Melanie Griffith & Don Johnson remarry
1989 Supreme Court rules ok to burn US flag as a political expression
1989 Yankees trade Rickey Henderson to A's for Plunk, Cadaret & Polonia
1990 7.7 Earthquake with 100s of after shocks hits Iran; about 50,000 die
1990 Little Richard gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame
1990 NYC's Zodiac killer shoots 4th victim, Larry Parham
1990 Parliament of W & E Germany recognize Oder-Neissegrens
1990 US House of Reps vote 254-177 to stop US flag burning, doesn't pass
1990 At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap & proclaims "I am a Yankee!"
1991 Eleanor Mondale marries Greg "Thunder" Malban (Minn DJ)
1991 Islanders Denis Potvan & Michael Bossy inducted into NHL Hall of Fame
1991 Jörg Haider resigns as premier of Karinthia
1991 NY Islanders Denis Potvin & Mike Bossy, elected to Hockey Hall of Fame
1992 92nd US Golf Open: Tom Kite shoots a 285 at Pebble Beach GL Calif
1992 Actor Michael Chiklis (Commish) marries Michelle Epstein
1992 Actress Marina Sirtis (Star Trek NG) marries rocker Michael Lamper
1992 Danielle Ammaccapan wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
1992 Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham & Allan Lamb
1993 "Camelot" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 56 performances
1993 English mathematician Andrew Wiles proves last theorem of Fermat
1993 STS-57 (Endeavour) launches into orbit
1994 Steffi Graf becomes 1st defending tennis champ to lose in 1st round of a major tournament (Wimbledon to Lorrie McNeal)
1997 "Defending the Caveman," closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 671 perfs
1997 35th NHL draft Boston picks center Joe Thornton 1st
1997 Women's National Basketball Association begins as NY Liberty beats LA Sparks
1998 98th US Golf Open: at Olympic Club SF
1998 wins Friendly's Golf Classic
2001 Total solar eclipse in Madagascar-Atl Ocean (4m56s)
Birthdays for tomorrow in history Events  Deaths
1002Leo IX, [Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54)
1577Giovanni Del Turco, composer
1596Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov
1640Abraham Mignon, still life painter
1668Cajetan Kolberer, composer
1688Alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock)
1730Norinaga Moto'ori, Japanese scientist
1732Johann Christoph Frederic Bach, composer
1732Martha Washington, 1st, 1st lady (1789-97)
1740Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief)
1763Pierre P Royer-Collard, French attorney/philosopher
1774Daniel D Tompkins, (D-R), 6th US vice-president (1817-25)
1781Siméon-Denis Poisson, French mathematician (Poisson verdeling)
1790Wilhelm Speyer, composer
1805Karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer
1817James Brewerton Ricketts, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1887
1818Ernst II, duke of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93)/composer
1818Joseph Abel Haskin, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1874
1823Edward Elmer Potter, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1889
1839Joaquim M Machado de Assic, Brazil, writer (Epitaph of a small winner)
1839Johannes P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician
1839John Decatur Barry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867
1839Machado de Assis, writer
1844Ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo)
1851Daniel Carter Beard, US, organized 1st boy scout troop
1859Henry O Tanner, artist
1862Henry Holden Huss, composer
1862Johannes Schlaf, writer
1865Albert Herbert Brewer, composer
1873Henry M Tomlinson, British writer (Sea & Jungle)
1876Willem H Keesom, physicist (helium vast)
1879Umberto Brunelleschi, Italian cartoonist/illustrator (Candide)
1882Rockwell Kent, artist/painter/illustrator (Canterbury Tales)
1883Fjodor W Gladkow, Russian writer (Cement)
1884Claude "Auk" Auchinleck, British fieldmarshal North-Africa
1891Hermann Scherchen, Berlin Germany, conductor (Nature of Music)
1891Pier Luigi Nervi, Italian architect (Nuove Struttura)
1892Hilding Rosenberg, Bosjökloster Sweden, composer (Babels Torn)
1892Reinhold Niebuhr, US, theologian (Nature & Destiny of Man)
1893Alois H ba, Czech (opera)composer (Mother)
1899Pavel Haas, composer
1900Gunnar Ek, composer
1902Wilhelm Maler, composer
1903Al[bert] Hirschfield, St Louis Mo, cartoonist (NINA, NY Times)
1903Alf Sjöberg, Stockholm Sweden, director (Fadern, Oen, Domaren)
1903Dorothy Stickney, Dickinson ND, actress (And So They Were Married)
1903Helene Costello, dancer/actress (Love Toy)
1903Louis Krasner, violinist
1905Jacques Goddot, French publisher (Tour de France)
1905Jean Paul Sartre, existentialist/writer (Le Mur, Nobel 1964; declined)
1906Luis Maria Millet, composer
1909Kurt Schwaen, composer
1910Bela Tardos, composer
1910Charles Jones, composer
1912Mary McCarthy, US, novelist (Group)
1913Irving Shulman, author/screenwriter
1914Jan Decadt, composer
1914William Vickrey, economist
1916Joe Bamford, British manufacturer/multi-millionaire
1918James Bysse Joll, historian
1920Helen Cattanach, British Army Nursing Service (QARANC)
1921Frank Scott, Fargo ND, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show)
1921H Heiáenbttel, writer
1921Jane Russell, Bemidji MN, full-figured actress (Outlaw)
1921Jean Kent, London England, actress (Adv of Sir Francis Drake)
1921Joan Tetzel, NYC, actress (Hell Below Zero, Joy in the Morning)
1922Jim McConnon, cricketer (England off-spinner against Pakistan 1954)
1922Judy Holliday, NYC, comedienne/actress (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib)
1923John Compton, Lynchburg Tn, actor (Shannon-D.A.'s Man)
1924Wally Fawkes, cartoonist/jazz clarinettist
1925Maureen Stapleton, Troy NY, actress (Airport, Coccoon, Plaza Suite)
1927Carl Burton Stokes, Cleveland, (Mayor-Cleve)/TV newscaster
1927Jackie Collum, baseball player
1928Judith Raskin, NYC, soprano (Susanna-Le Nozze di Figaro)
1928V G Yershov, cosmonaut
1929Agha Saadat Ali, cricketer (Paki bat in Test v NZ 1956, scored 8*)
1929John Morgan, British ambassador (to Mexico)
1930Gerald Kaufman, British MP (shadow Foreign Secretary)
1930Mike McCormack, NFL offensive tackle (NY Yankees, Cleveland, Phila)
1930Patricia Lindop, radio biologist
1930Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London)
1931Lawrence K Grossman, News president (NBC-TV)
1931Margaret Heckler, US Secretary of Health & Human Services (1983-85)
1932Bernard Ingham, press secretary (Margaret Thatcher)
1932Lalo [Boris] Schifrin, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer
1932Ocie Lee "OC" Smith, US jazz singer (Little Green Apples)
1933Bernie Kopell, NYC, actor (Love Boat, Get Smart, That Girl)
1934Wulf Kirsten, writer
1935Françoise Sagan, [Quoirez], Cajarc France, novelist (Bonjour Trieste)
1935Monte Markham, Manatee Fla, actor (Second Hundred Years, Dallas)
1936O C Smith, rocker
1937Anna Davies, prof of Comparative Philology (Oxford U)
1937John Edrich, cricketer (England left-handed batsman, 310* v NZ 1965)
1938Dan Burton, (Rep-R-IN, 1983- )
1938James Botten, cricketer (all-rounder in 1965 S Afr series v England)
1938Ron Ely, Hereford Tx, actor (Tarzan, Doc Savage)
1939Charles Boone, composer
1940Joe Flaherty, Pitts Pa, comedian (SCTV, Blue Monday)
1940Mariette Hartley, NYC, actress (Poloroid spokesperson, Marooned)
1941Pia J Barendrecht, Indonesian/Dutch actress (Pinokkio)
1942Marg Margolies-Mezvinsky, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
1942William Bradford Reynolds, Conn, US asst attorney general
1944Corinna Tsopel, Athens, actress (Man Called Horse)/Miss Universe (64)
1944Frans Luitjes, Dutch athlete
1944Jon Hiseman, rocker
1944Miguel Danus, Vicens rocker
1944Ray Davies, London, singer/guitarist (Kinks-Come Dancing)
1945Chris Britton, England, rock guitarist (Troggs-Wild Thing)
1946Brenda Holloway, US singer/songwriter (When I'm Gone)
1946Kate Hoey, British MP (Lab)
1946Malcolm Rifkind, British QC MP (Sect of State for Defense)
1946Maurice Saatchi, English advertising CEO (Saatchi & Saatchi)
1947Dana Rohrabacher, (Rep-R-California)
1947Lex van Delden, Dutch actor (Soldier of Orange)
1947Meredith Baxter-Birney, Ca, actr (Family Ties, Bridget Loves Bernie)
1947Michael Gross, Chicago Ill, actor (Family Ties, FBI murders)
1948Joey Malland, Liverpool, rock guitarist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)
1948Leo Sayers, rocker (You Make Me Feel Like Dancing)
1949Jim Bacchus, (Rep-D-Florida)
1950Joey Kramer, NYC, hard rock drummer (Aerosmith-Toys in the Attic)
1950Terry Miskolczi, Dunnville ON, Canadian Tour golfer (1976 Alberta-3rd)
1951Nils Lofgren, Chicago, guitarist/singer/songwriter (East Street Band)
1953Benazir Bhutto, 1st female leader of a Moslem nation (Pakistan)
1953Charlie Moore Jr, baseball player
1953Robyn Douglass, Sendai Japan, actress (Lonely Guy, Romantic Comedy)
1954Anne Kirkbridge, actress (Deidre-Coronation Street)
1954Jeremy Coney, cricketer (NZ captain turned them into world-beaters)
1954Robert Pastorelli, Bkln NY, actor (Eldin-Murphy Brown)
1955David Marshall Grant, Westport CT, actor (Legs, French Postcards)
1955Leigh J McCloskey, LA Calif, actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp)
1956Mikhail Burtsev, USSR, sabres (Olympic-gold-1976)
1956Rick Sutcliffe, pitcher (LA Dodgers, Chicago Cubs)
1957Berke Breathed, cartoonist (Vegetarian, Bloom County, Outland)
1957Mark Brzezicki, rock drummer (Big Country-Wonderland)
1958Gennadi Ivanovich Padalka, Russian major/cosmonaut (SK: Soyuz TM-28)
1959Kathy Mattea, country singer (Love at the Five & Dime)
1959Tom Chambers, NBA forward, center (Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns)
1961Kip Winger, rocker (Winger-17)
1962Marc Copage, LA Calif, actor (Corey Baker-Julia)
1963Jeff Musselman, baseball player
1963Mike Sherrard, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
1964Doug Savant, Burbank Calif, actor (Matt Fielding-Melrose Place)
1964Kari Kennell, Colorado, playmate (Feb, 1988)/actress (Eric's Revenge)
1964Sammi Davis-Voss, Kidderminster England, actress (Hope & Glory)
1965Michael Dolan, Oklahoma City OK, actor (Hamburger Hill, Liberace)
1966David Williams, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers, NY Jets)
1966Nan Woods, actress (1 More Saturday Night)
1967Derrick Coleman, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
1967Michele Smith, Califon NJ, softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96)
1967Nicole Kidman, Honolulu Hawaii, actress (Dead Calm, Far & Away)
1967Robert Drummond, CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts)
1967Tim Simenson, rocker (Bomb the Bass)
1968Alastair Campbell Mackintosh, Hamilton NZ, coxless rower (Olympics-96)
1968Brandon Douglas, Okla City, actor (Dr Quinn, Father's Homecoming)
1968Darryl Shannon, Barrie, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
1968Henry Newby, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
1969Chris Perez, CFL tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1969Donovan Osborne, Roseville CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1970Brandon Moore, NFL tackle (NE Patriots)
1970John Roethlisberger, Afton Minn, gymnast (Olympics-5th-96)
1971Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, Crown Prince/son of King of Nepal
1971Nicole Stevenson, Melbourne Australia, backstroker (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
1971Tyrone Drakeford, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
1972Andrew Jordan, NFL tight end (Minn Vikings)
1972Billy Milner, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1972Heath Rylance, CFL quarterback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1972Jamal Ellis, NFL/WLAF cornerback (Denver Broncos, Rhein Fire)
1972Marv Marshall, NFL/WLAF receiver (Buccaneers, Barcelona Dragons)
1972Tony Berti, NFL tackle (SD Chargers)
1973Alyson Annan, Sydney NSW Aust, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1973Juliette Lewis, LA Calif, actress (Natural Born Killers, Cape Fear)
1973Merlakia Jones, WNBA guard/forward (Cleveland Rockers)
1973Sammie Burroughs, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
1974Rob Kelly, safety (New Orleans Saints)
1976Natalia Cronenbold Aguilera, Miss Universe-Bolivia (1996)
1977Jochen Hecht, Mannheim GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
1982William of Wales, son of Prince Chuck & Lady Di
Deaths for tomorrow in history Events  Birthdays
0524Chlodomir, king of the France to Orléans (511-24), dies at about 28
1208Philips van Zwaben Hohenstaufen, Roman-German King, dies
1377Edward III, king of England (1327-77), dies
1527Niccol• Machiavelli, Florentine statesman/author, dies at 57
1529John Skelton, English poet, dies at about 69
1573Antonie van Burgundy, mayor of sealand, dies in battle
1591Aloysius [Luigi] van Gonzaga, Prince/Italian Jesuit saint, dies
1874Anders J ngström, Swedish astronomer/physicist (-unit), dies at 59
1876Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Mexican general (took Alamo), dies at 79
1884Alexander, prince/last male descendent of Johan W Friso, dies
1887Adolf Schimon, composer, dies at 67
1900Polibo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 69
1908Nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64
1913Stefan O Iosif, Romanian poet (Beautiful Irine), dies at 37
1914Glauco Velasquez, composer, dies at 30
1917António JdC Feijó, Port diplomat/poet (Cancioneiro Chinˆs), dies at 55
1925Jan H Leopold, poet/classical (translated Omar Khayyam), dies at 60
1934[James] Thorne Smith, US, sci-fi author (Stray Lamb, Turnabout)
1940W Hasenclever, writer, dies at 49
1940Jean-douard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist, dies at 71
1940Hendrik Marsman, Dutch poet/writer/critic, drowns at 40
1940Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist, dies
1944Jan Bonekamp, Dutch resistance fighter/friend of Hannie Schaft, dies
1945Josef Hora, Czech writer/poet (Sinking Shadows), dies at 53
1946Heinrich Kaminski, composer, dies at 59
1957Frantisek Kupka, Czech writer, dies at 85
1957Don McBride, actor (Mr Clyde-My Friend Flicka), dies at 68
1964Andrew Goodman, US civil rights activist, murdered at 20
1964James Chaney, US civil rights activist, murdered at 21
1964Michael Schwerner, US civil rights activist, murder at 21
1965Bernard M Baruch, pres advisor (termed "Cold War"), dies at 94
1968Ruth St Denis, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses), dies at 91
1969Maureen "Little Mo" Connolly, 1st woman grand slam (1953), dies at 34
1970Achmed Sukarno, 1st president of Indonesia (1945-67), dies at 68
1972Seth Bingham, composer, dies at 90
1973Frank Leahy, football coach (Notre Dame), dies at 64
1975Heinz Lau, composer, dies at 49
1979Julian Orchard, actor (Perfect Friday, Bless this House), dies at 49
1981Gunnar Ek, composer, dies on 81st birthday
1983Anton G J van de Velde, Flemish writer/director (Tijl), dies at 87
1988Robert Lee "Bobby" Dodd, US football coach
1989Lee Quencey Calhoun, hurdler (Olympic-gold-1956, 60), dies at 56
1989Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist/TV host, dies at 70
1992Li Xiannian, Chinese President (1983-88), dies
1992Thomas Whitfield, gospel vocalist, dies of heart attack at 38
1993Jerry Strivelli, actor (Out for Justice, Lock Up), dies at 61
1993Frank Moro, entertainer, dies
1994Mark Robert Isfeld, combat Engineer, dies at 31
1995Kenneth Henry Lowry Lamb, broadcaster, dies at 71
1995Tristan Jones, sailor, dies at 71
1997Art Prysock, jazz musician, dies at 68

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