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Events for yesterday in history Birthdays  Deaths
1335 Ex-emperor Hanazono became a Zen priest
1708 Great Alliance occupies Rijsel
1721 Czar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"
1746 Princeton University (NJ) received its charter
1797 1st sky diver (André-Jacques Trim, above Paris)
1797 André-Jacques Garnerin makes 1st parachute jump from balloon (Paris)
1799 Russia leaves second anti-French Coalition
1812 Duke of Wellington seizes Burgos Spain
1819 1st ship sails by Erie-channel (Rome-Utica)
1836 Sam Houston inaugurated as 1st elected pres of Republic of Texas
1844 7th day adventists wait for appearance of Jesus
1861 1st telegraph line linking West & East coasts completed
1862 Battle at Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory
1862 Confederate troops reconquer Cumperland Gap, Tennessee
1868 Jacques Offenbach's opera "Geneviève de Brabant," premieres in NYC
1875 Sons of American Revolution organizes
1881 Boston Symphony Orchestra gives its 1st concert
1883 1st NY Horse Show held (Madison Sq Garden)
1883 Original Metropolitan Opera House (NYC) grand opening (Faust)
1884 General Gordon receives letter of Mahdi
1884 Sporting Life announces that both pennant winners will meet in 3 game series Oct 23-25 at Polo Grounds NYC to determine baseball champion
1885 John Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union
1895 David Belasco's "Heart of Maryland," premieres in NYC
1897 World's 1st car dealer opens in London
1899 British troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa
1904 Russian fleet shoots at British fishing ship
1906 3000 blacks demonstrate & riot in Phila
1907 Ringling Brothers Greatest Show on Earth buys Barnum & Bailey circus
1913 Explosion at Dawson NM coal mine kills 263 mine workers
1922 Lucerne Street in Bronx named
1922 Parsifal Place laid out in Bronx, named for knight in Wagner's Opera
1928 China expels all Russian instructors & civil servants
1928 ESL Robinson's "Far-Off Hills," premieres in Dublin
1928 Pres Hoover speaks of "American system of rugged individualism"
1929 French govt of Briand falls
1929 James H Scullin forms Australia government
1930 1st concerto of BBC Symphony Orchestra, under Adrian Boult
1930 Blake & Razaf's "Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930," premieres in NYC
1930 SC Genemuiden soccer team forms
1932 Charles de Broqueville becomes premier of Belgium
1932 George Kaufman & Edna Ferbers "Dinner at 8," premieres in NYC
1933 Primo Carnera beats Paulin in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1935 18th PGA Championship: Johnny Revolta at Twin Hills CC Oklahoma City
1936 1st commercial flight from mainland to Hawaii
1938 Chester Carlson demonstrates 1st Xerox copying machine
1939 1st TV NFL game-Eagles vs Dodgers
1941 Maxwell Anderson's "Candle in the Wind," premieres in NYC
1942 1st ships of invasion fleet for Oran (Algeria) leave Scotland
1942 US gens Clark & Lemnitzer & French gen Mast meet secretly in Algeria
1944 Kurita's vice-admiral fleet leaves North-Borneo
1946 2 British ships sink near Albania
1948 Egyptian flagship King Farouk sunk by Israel
1949 200 killed in train derailment near Nowy Dwor Poland
1949 Emile Zatopek runs world record 10,000m (29:21.2)
1950 LA Rams beat Baltimore Colts 70-27
1951 Earthquake hits Formosa, 100 killed
1951 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1953 Laos gains full independence from France
1954 West Germany joins North Atlantic Treaty Organization
1955 WWNY TV channel 7 in Carthage-Watertown, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 France intercept Moroccan plane, arrest Ben Bella
1956 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1957 Conrad Adenauer re-elected chancellor of West-Germany
1957 KJAC TV channel 4 in Port Arthur-Beaumont, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast
1959 "Take Me Along" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 448 performances
1959 Bob Merrill's musical "Take me Along," premieres in NYC
1961 75,000 Flemings demand equal rights & Flemish language in Belgium
1961 Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Antonio Golf Civitan
1962 JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba
1962 JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis
1962 JFK receives Ugandan premier Milton Obote
1962 Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center
1962 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1963 225,000 students boycot Chicago schools in Freedom Day protest
1964 EMI rejects audition by "High Numbers," they go on to become The Who
1964 French philosopher/author Jean-Paul Sartre refuses Nobel prize
1964 US performs underground nuclear test at Hattiesburg Miss
1966 USSR launches Luna 12 for orbit around Moon
1967 17th Ryder Cup: US wins 23«-8« at Champions GC Tex
1967 Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts
1967 Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive VP of A's by Charlie Finley
1967 Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA Carlsbad Jaycee Golf Open
1968 Apollo 7 returns to Earth
1969 KAPN-AM in Santa Barbara CA changes call letters to KDB-AM
1969 Paul McCartney denies rumors of his death
1971 USSR performs nuclear test
1972 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA GAC Golf Classic
1972 Oakland A's 1st championship; beat Reds, 4 games to 3 in World Series
1973 Israeli troops reconquer mountain Hermon
1973 Security Council Resolution 338-cease fire to Yom Kippur War
1974 Yanks trade Bobby Murcer to Giants for Bobby Bonds
1975 "Me & Bessie" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 453 performances
1975 Cin Reds beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 72nd World Series
1975 Soviet spacecraft Venera 9 soft-lands on Venus
1975 Turkish diplomat shot to death in Vienna
1975 World Football League disbands
1976 Rick Barry (SF), begins then longest NBA free throw streak of 60
1977 International Sun-Earth Explorers 1 & 2 launched into Earth orbit
1978 "King of Hearts" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 48 performances
1978 8th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:32:30
1978 9th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:12:12
1978 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Houston Exchange Golf Classic Clubs
1978 Grete Weitz runs female world record marathon (2:32:29.8)
1978 Laugh-in's Judy Carne arrested at Gatwick Airport for drug possession
1978 Pope John Paul II installed
1979 "One Mo' Time" with Vernel Bagners premieres in NYC
1979 Deposed Shah of Iran arrives in NY for medical treatment
1979 Walt Disney World's 100-millionth guest
1980 4th govt of Martens forms in Belgium
1980 New South Korean constitution comes into effect
1981 Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified
1981 Start of 1st-class game at Newcastle, NSW v Queensland
1981 US national debt tops $1 trillion
1981 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1982 Gene Mauch resigns as manager of Angels
1984 NFL quarterback Ken Stabler retires
1984 Paul McCartney releases "Give My Regards to Broad Street" soundtrack
1985 Bret Saberhagen gives KC Royals their 1st World Series win
1986 "Into the Light" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 6 performances
1987 "Cabaret" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 262 performances
1987 Nobel prize for literature awarded to Joseph Brodsky
1988 Elton John sells out MSG for a record 26th time
1988 Supreme Ct Justice Sandra Day O'Connor OK after breast cancer surgery
1989 Denver Nuggets beat Jugoplastika Split 135-129 in 3rd McDonald Open
1989 Red Khmer occupies Pailin in Cambodia
1991 General Motors announces 9 month lose of $2.2 billion
1992 Atlanta, becomes 1st US team to win a World Series game out of US
1992 Space Shuttle STS 52 (Columbia 13) launches into space
1992 Wendy Wasserstein's "Sisters Rosensweig," premieres in NYC
1993 Actor James Coburn (65) weds Paula Murad (37)
1993 Cosmonaut Aleksandr Serebrov makes record 9th space walk
1994 "Philadelphia, Here I Come" closes at Criterion NYC after 52 perfs
1994 Statue of Sam Houston unveiled in Texas
1994 Tony Rominger bicycles world record time (53,832 km)
1995 "Swinging On a Star" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 97 perfs
1996 NY Yankee Bernie Williams hits record tying 7th post season HR, as Yanks tie record of 6th straight post season road win (en route to 8)
1997 Cleve Marquis Grissom World Series hitting streak ends after 15 games
1997 Coldest World Series game Marlins vs Cleveland (38°F)
1997 Larry Flynt sells Hustler in a non-zoned area of Cincinnati
1997 Yahoo completes purchase of Four11
1997 NY Ranger Wayne Gretsky wife Janet is knocked unconcious & gets 2 stitches while watching the game as a plexiglass falls on her
1997 2nd longest 9 inning World Series game (4:12) as Marlins & Indians were tied 7-7 going into the 9th, Mariners win 14-11
1997 Compaq testifies Microsoft threaten to break Windows 95 agreement if they showcased a Netscape icon

Birthdays for yesterday in history Events  Deaths
1686Georg Balthasar Schott, composer
1689Joƒo V, Rei Fidelissimo, king of Portugal (1706-50)
1698Nicola Bonifacio Logroscino, composer
1737Vincenzo Manfredini, composer
1752Ambrogio Minoja, composer
1761Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, composer
1765Daniel Steibelt, composer
1766Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king
1790Jan Ackersdijk, Dutch political economist
1809Federico Ricci, composer
1810Henry Bohlen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1811Franz Liszt, Raiding Hungary, romantic composer/virtuoso pianist
1818Leconte de Lisle, writer
1826Guglielmo Quarenghi, composer
1832August Labitzky, composer
1832Leopold Damrosch, composer
1838Carl Fuchs, composer
1845Sarah Bernhardt, France, actress (Camille, Queen Elizabeth)
1847Jacobus Herculas [Uncle Koos] de la Rey, South African politician
1870Ivan Bunin, Russia, poet/novelist (Gentleman from SF-Nobel 1933)
1876Karl B Adam, German theologist (Christ our Brother)
1877Thaddäus Robl, German bicylist (world record)
1880Joe Carr, Ohio, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39)
1883Adolf A Joffe, Russian revolutionary/writer (Brest-Litovsk)
1883Viktor Jacobi, composer
1885Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)
1885Lothar Windsperger, composer
1887John Reed, journalist who reported on Mexican, Russian revolutions
1891Fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer
1896Charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C)
1898Damaso Alonso, Spanish poet (Hijos de la ira)
1898Marcel Mihalovici, composer
1900Edward R Stettinius, US, foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat
1900James Hall, Dallas TX, actor (Hell's Angels)
1901Charles Huggins, Canada, US physician
1903George Beadle, US biologist (Nobel 1958)
1904Paul Arma, composer
1905Constance Bennett, NYC, actress (Easiest Way, Ladies in Love)
1905Joseph Kosma, composer
1905Karl Jansky, Czech, discoverer (cosmic radio emissions in 1932)
1906Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper)
1906Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (One in White, Darkness at Noon)
1907Henriette Wyeth, 1st lady of american art
1907Jimmy Foxx, baseball HR hitter (534, Detroit Tigers)
1908Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist
1908John Sutton, Rawalpindi India, actor (Tower of London, Return of Fly)
1909Litz Pisk, movement teacher
1913Annette Rogers, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932, 36)
1913Bo Dai, last emporer of Vietnam
1913Patricia "Boots" Mallory, US dancer/actress (Handle With Care)
1915Harry Hickox, Big Springs Tx, (Herb-Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
1916Michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen)
1916Sid Miller, Shenandoah Pa, actor (Donald O'Connor Texaco Show)
1917Joan Fontaine, Tokyo Japan, actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca)
1918René de Obaldia, French writer/screenwriter (Fugue … Waterloo)
1919Doris Lessing, Kermanshah Iran, novelist (Golden Notebook)
1920Harry Potts, soccer star/manager
1920Mitzi Green, Bronx NY, actress (Little Orphan Annie)
1920Timothy Leary, Harvard prof (LSD taker)
1921Georges Brassens, French poet/cabaret singer
1922John H Chafee, (Sen-R-Rhode Island, 1976- )
1922John Weidner, war hero
1922Ton Lensink, Dutch actor (Rituelen)
1923Pete Pihos, NFL end (Phil Eagles)
1925Robert Rauschenberg, Port Arthur Tex, painter (Gloria)
1926Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
1927Helenard J "Allan" Hendrickse, leader of S Afr Labour Party
1927Ray Stern, mother of radio personality Howard Stern
1929Dory Previn, Rahway NJ, pop singer (Love Be My Cover)
1929Giorgio Gaslini, composer
1929Lev Jasjin, Russian soccer player (goalie)
1931Hikaru Hayashi, composer
1933Donald Herod Peterson, Winona Mississippi, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 6)
1934Donald McIntyre, Auckland NZ, Bass-Baritone (Wotan-Das Rheingold)
1935Judy Devlin Hashman, 10 time badminton champ (1957-67)
1936Neville E Alexander, South african (10 years in Robbeneiland Jail)
1937Tadeas Salva, composer
1938Christopher Lloyd, Stamford Ct, actor (Taxi, Back to the Future)
1938Derek Jacobi, London, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again)
1939Joaquim Chissano, president of Mozambique (1986- )
1939Ray Jones, rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
1939Tony Roberts, NYC, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show)
1941Charles Keating, London England, actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World)
1942Annette Funicello, Utica NY, actress (Mickey Mouse Club)
1942Bobby Fuller, rocker
1942Robin John Maconie, composer
1943Allen James Coage, NYC, HW judo (Olympic-bronze-1976)
1943Bobby Fuller, Texas, rock vocalist/guitarist (Bobby Fuller Four)
1943Catherine Deneuve, [Dorleac], Paris, actress (Repulsion, Hunger)
1943Paul Zukofsky, Brooklyn NY, violinist (Cappricio)
1943Robert Long, [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
1945Leslie West, [Weinstein] rocker (Mountain-Mississippi Queen)
1946Eddie Brigati, Garfield NJ, rock vocalist (Rascals)
1946Richard Loncraine, director (Missionary, Deep Cover, Bellman & True)
1947Edward F Feighan, (Rep-D-OH, 1983- )
1947Lee Meredith, [Judith Lee Sauls], River Edge NJ, actress (Producers)
1947Neil Burton Rolnick, composer
1948John Peterson, US, Middleweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
1948Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)
1949Manfred Burgsmuller, WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire)
1952Jeff Goldblum, Pitts Pa, actor (Fly, Jurassic Park, Independence Day)
1952Patti Davis, LA Calif, daughter of Nancy Reagan/writer (Bondage)
1953Roy Ristie, Suriname/Neth radio host (Apintie, Kankantrie)
1954Carla Dunlap, Newark NJ, bodybuilder (Pumping Iron 2)
1958Bobby Blotzner, rock drummer (Ratt-Round & Round)
1959Todd Graff, NYC, actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene)
1961Barbara Potter, Ct, tennis player (changed shirt on Wimbledon Court)
1961Donna Wynd, Auckland NZ, 1k sprint cyclist (Olympics-96)
1961Leonard Marshall, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, NY Jets)
1961Sanath Kaluperuma, cricketer (four Tests for Sri Lanka 1984-88)
1962Derrick Waldroup, Chicago Ill, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96)
1962Gayle Stammer, Livermore Calif, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1963Brian Boitano, Mountainview Calif, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1988)
1963Cherie Witter, Everett Wash, playmate (February, 1985)
1965Marvin Washington, NFL defensive end (NY Jets, SF 49ers)
1965Otis Smith, NFL cornerback (NY Jets)
1966Blair Hartland, cricketer (NZ opener)
1966Valeria Golino, Naples Italy, actress (Rain Man, Little Flames)
1968Keith Osik, Port Jefferson NY, catcher (Pitts Pirates)
1968Shelby Lynne, Quantico Va, country singer (If I Could Bottle This Up)
1968Stephane Quintal, Boucherville, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
1968Warry van Wattum, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)
1969Cuty [Yumi] Suzuki, Kawaguchi Japan, wrestler (Japan)
1969Kevin Carrasco, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1970Coleman Rudolph, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
1970Steve Campbell, Buffalo NY, tennis star
1970Winston Bogarde, soccer player (Sparta/Ajax)
1971Amanda Coetzer, Hoopstad South Africa, tennis star (1996 Aust semi)
1971Anthony "Pig" Miller, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Atlanta Hawks)
1971Mitchel van der Gaag, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Motherwell)
1971Timothy Christopher Carswell, Christchurch NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1972Scott Lachance, Charlottesville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
1972Tyrone Williams, WLAF/NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears, Rhein Fire)
1972Victoria Lagerstrom, Miss Sweden Universe (1997)
1973Kathy Butler, Edinburgh Scotld, Canad 3k/5k runner (Olympic-8-92, 96)
1974Layla Harvest Roberts, Kealakekua HI, playmate (Oct, 1997)
1974Miroslav Satan, Topolcany Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers, Sabres)
1975Melchior Schoenmakers, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1977Katrina Bergstrom, Miss North Dakota Teen USA (1996)
1979Eve Chalom, Detroit Mich, dance skater (& Gates--1995 Nat Jr champ)
1981Michael Fishman, Long Beach Calif, actor (DJ-Roseanne)
1985Zac Hanson, Tulsa OK, singer (Hansons-MMMMbop)
1990Jonathan William Lipnicki, actor (Jeff Foxworthy Show, Jerry McGuirre)

Deaths for yesterday in history Events  Birthdays
0741Charles Martel, ruler of the Franks, dies at 63
1383Ferdinand I, the wise, king of Portugal, dies
1494Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies
1565Jean Grolier de Serviéres, French bibliophile, dies
1613Mathurin Régnier, French poet (Macette), dies
1651Jacob Praetorius, composer, dies at 65
1707Cloudesley Shovell, Admiral, drowns at Scilly
1708Herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72
1725Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlotti, composer, dies at 65
1725Alessandro Scarlatti, composer, dies at 65
1751Willem IV KH Friso, prince of Orange-Nassau, dies at 40
1763French van Mieris "the Young", painter/historian, dies at 73
1764Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer, dies at 67
1802Samuel Arnold, English composer, dies at 62
1813August Harder, composer, dies at 38
1818Joachim H Campe, German theory/author, dies at 72
1835Willem G F Bentinck, earl/politician/organist, dies at 73
1852Hans C E Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king, dies at 86
1854J Gotthelf, writer, dies at 57
1859Louis (Ludwig) Spohr, composer (Faust), dies at 75
1869Michael Sars, Norwegian zoologist, dies at 64
1881Janis Cimze, composer, dies at 67
1882J nos Arany, Hungarians poet (Toldi Szerelme), dies at 65
1883George Coulthard, cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), dies
1889Olivier Metra, composer, dies at 59
1906Paul Cézanne, French painter, dies at 67
1919Bruce F Cummings, English author (Enjoying Life), dies at 30
1926Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies
1927Ross Youngs, Hall of Fame baseballer, dies of Bright's disease at 30
1932Anna Dickinson, dies just a week shy of her 90th birthday
1934Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, gangster, shot dead at 30 by FBI in Ohio
1942Gustave "Staff" de Clercq, leader Flemish Nationally Covenant, dies
1942Sybren Tulip, NSBer/supt of police in Amsterdam (1941-42), dies
1943Josef Venantius von Woss, composer, dies at 80
1948Augustyn Hlond, Polish cardinal, dies
1954Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot, dies at 54
1960Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian, painter/decorator, dies at 67
1965Dipa Nusantara Aidit, Indonesian leader (PKI 1951-65), murdered at 42
1965Paul Tillich, German/US Theologist (Courage To Be), dies
1966Hewlett Johnson, Red Deacon of Canterbury, dies
1969Giovanni Martinelli, Ital opera singer (NY Met), dies on 84th birthday
1970René Schneider, Chilean general/supreme commander, murdered
1972Kurt Edzard, German sculptor (nudist/portraits), dies
1973Pablo Casals, Spanish violin cellist/conductor/composer, dies at 96
1975Arnold Toynbee, English historian/cultural sociologist, dies at 86
1979Jesse Bishop, murderer, dies in Nevada gas chamber
1979Nadia Boulanger, French composer (Lasiréne), dies at 92
1981Michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies
1984Napoleon Whiting, actor (Silas-Big Valley), dies at 75
1984Harold Laurence Walters, composer, dies at 66
1986Albert Szent-Györgyi, bio-chemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937), dies at 93
1986Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68
1986Jane Dornnacker, WNBC-AM NYC helicopter traffic reporter, dies doing a live traffic report as her copter crashes
1987Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68
1989Roland Winters, actor (Jet Pilot, Meet Millie), dies at 84
1991Peter Willes, British actor/producer (Way We Live), dies
1992Cleavon Little, actor (Blazing Saddles), dies of colon cancer at 53
1992Red Barber, sportscaster (Dodgers, Yankees), dies at 84
1993Jiri Hajek, Czech lawyer/minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 80
1993Fred C Shapiro, US journalist (Tiananmen-square 1989), dies at 62
1993Elie A Cohen, physician (held in Auschwitz), dies at 84
1994Sandy Horn, lesbian Activist, dies at 59
1994Rollo May, founder (Humanistic Psychology Movement), dies at 85
1994Jimmy Miller, pop drummer/singer/producer (Motörhead), dies at 52
1994Harold Horace Hopkins, inventor (Endoscope), dies at 75
1994Fabio Grobart, founder (Cuban Communist Party), dies
1994David Buchan, ethno-Musicologist, dies at 55
1994Chester WIlliams, painter, dies at 73
1994BenoŒt Régent, French actor (Du Bottom du Coeur), dies at 41
1995Simone Gallimard, publisher, dies at 77
1995Ralph Whitlock, writer, dies at 81
1995Mary Wickes, actress (Sister Act), dies at 79
1995Kingsley Amis, author, dies of injuries from a fall at 73
1995K B Wilson, methodist principal (Westminster College), dies at 50
1995Edward Totah, art Dealer, dies at 46
1996Charles Edward Pevensey Tennant, aristocrat, dies at 39
1996John Bauldie, music journalist/Dylanologist, dies at 47
1996Matthew Harding, businessman/football supporter, dies at 42

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