1562)1649 - Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 781655 - Alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 831696 - Robert Campbell of Glenlyon, Scottish military commander (b.
1630)1769 - Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (b.
1769)1858 - A Emma WT von Waldeck-Pyrmont, queen/regent, dies at 761859 - Horace Mann, American educator and abolitionist (b.
1796)1869 - Alexandrine Tinne, Dutch explorer/photographer, murdered at 30 1872 - Judocus Smits, Dutch RC newspaper publisher (De Tijd), dies at 591873 - Frank Mori, composer, dies at 531876 - Wild Bill Hickok, shot dead (from behind) by Jack Mc Call while playing poker.
2003)1931 - Eddie Fuller, cricketer (South African fast bowler in 7 Tests 1952-58)1931 - Henryck Schiller, composer1931 - Peter Swinnereton-Dyer, mathematician1931 - Philippa Duke Schuyler, composer1931 - Viliam Schrojf, Slovak footballer (d.
2007)1931 - Pierre Du Maine, Catholic bishop1932 - Lamar Hunt, NFL owner (KC Chiefs)1932 - Marvin David Levy, composer1932 - Peter O' Toole, Ireland, actor (Lord Jim, Beckett, Lawrence of Arabia)1933 - Alan Tuffin, trade union leader1933 - John Gale, theatrical producer1933 - John Hannam, MP1933 - Lord Waddington, Governor of Bermuda1934 - Albert W Hall, actor (Apocalypse Now)1934 - Carl Cecil Cain, Freeport Ill, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1956)1934 - Valery Bykovsky, cosmonaut (Vostok 5, Soyuz 22, 31)1935 - Brian Wolfson, CEO (Wembley Pic)1935 - Derek Anthony Enright, politician1935 - John Mac Ivor Perkins, composer1936 - Anthony Edward Payne, composer1936 - Christopher Hogg, CEO (Courtaulds & Reuters)1937 - Alan Tuffin, trade union leader1937 - Garth Hudson, rocker1937 - Ronald Brierley, company chairman1937 - William Cannon, football player (Heisman-1959)1938 - Brunhilde Hendrix, German FR, relay runner (Olympic-silver-1960)1938 - Pierre de Ban, French Canadian politician1939 - Brian Wolfson, CEO (Wembley Pic)1939 - Edward Pattern, Atlanta Ga, singer (Gladys Knight & the Pips)1939 - Wes Craven, Cleveland OH, director (Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream)1939 - Benjamin Barber, American political theorist1940 - Doris Kenner, Passaic NJ, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy)1941 - Doris Coley, rocker1941 - Homer Banks, US singer/songwriter (Be What You Are)1942 - Garth Hudson, rock keyboardist (The Band)1942 - Leo Beenhakker, Dutch soccer trainer1942 - Isabel Allende, Chilean author1943 - Garth Hudson, Canada, pop musician (The Band-Life is a Carnival)1943 - Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven, Dutch MP (Pvd A)1943 - Kathy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters)1943 - Max Wright, Detroit, actor (Buffalo Bill, Alf, Misfits of Science)1943 - Rose Tremain, British novelist/playwright (Restoration)1943 - Tom Burgmeier, American baseball player1943 - Max Wright, American actor1944 - Joanna Cassidy, [Caskey], Haddonfield NJ, actress (240 Robert)1945 - Jewell Jackson Mc Cabe, pres (natl coaltion of 100 black women)1945 - John Bowis, MP1945 - Alex Jesaulenko, Australian rules footballer1947 - Rose Tremain, novelist/playwright1947 - Massiel, Spanish singer1948 - Robert P Holdstock, UK, sci-fi author (Ghost Dance, Labyrinth)1948 - Andy Fairweather Low, British guitarist1949 - "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band)1949 - Bertalan Farkas, Bulgaria, cosmonaut (Soyuz 36/35)1949 - John Bowis, MP1949 - Madeleine Smith, Sussex England, actress (Vampire Lovers)1949 - James Fallows, American journalist1950 - Kathryn Harrold, Tazewell Va, actress (Mac Gruder & Loud)1950 - Lance Ito, judge (OJ Simpson trial)1950 - Mathieu Carriere, Hanover W Germany, actor (Bay Boy, Woman in Flames)1950 - Sue Rodriguez, Canadian assisted suicide advocate (d.
Anderson.1934 - 1st airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it1934 - Adolph Hitler becomes commander-in-chief of Germany1934 - William Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour1937 - The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 is passed in America, essentially rendering marijuana and all its by-products illegal.1938 - 1st test of a yellow baseball (Dodgers vs Cardinals)1939 - Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers1940 - Clermont-Ferrand sentences Gen Charles de Gaulle to death1940 - KL-House of saxon & commandos focus on Gross Rosen, Silesia1941 - German 11st Army surrounds 20 Russian divisions at Oeman1941 - Hungarian Ruthenia, expels Jews1941 - Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia1942 - 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp1942 - Col-Gen Hoth' Pantser army reaches Kotelnikovo1943 - Armed revolt breaks out in Treblinka1943 - Lt John F Kennedy's PT-boat 109 sinks at Solomon islands1943 - RAF bombs Hamburg1943 - Sunderland seaplanes sinks U-706 & U-1061943 - Uprising at Treblinka Concentration Camp (crematorium destroyed)1944 - Amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts1944 - Jewish survivors of Kovono Ghetto emerge from their bunker1944 - Turkey breaks diplomatic relationship with nazi-Germany1945 - Potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill1953 - Betty Jack Davis, singer (w/Skeeter Davis), killed in car crash1953 - KCPQ TV channel 13 in Tacoma-Seattle, WA (IND) begins broadcasting1954 - Tahar Ben Ammar appointed premier of Tunisia1955 - USSR performs nuclear test1958 - Jordan & Iraq disolve their Arab Federation, after 3 months1959 - 41st PGA Championship: Bob Rosburg shoots a 277 at Minneapolis GC1959 - Milwaukee Brave Bill Bruton hits 2 bases loaded triples1959 - SF Giants 1st baseman Willie Mc Covey hits 1st of his 521 HRs1961 - Beatles 1st gig as house band of Liverpool's Cavern Club1961 - Cyrille Adula becomes premier of Congo1961 - St Louis Cards (NFL) beat Toronto Argonauts (CFL) 36-7 in Toronto1962 - NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m1963 - 30th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 20, Green Bay 17 (65,000)1964 - Dutch government gives Indonesia export guarantees1964 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Milwaukee Jaycee Golf Open1964 - North Vietnam fires on a US destroyer in Gulf of Tonkin1964 - Race riot in Jersey City NJ1965 - Morley Safer's sends 1st Vietnam report indicating we are losing1966 - Radio Vila (New Hebrides) begins transmitting1967 - New Orleans Saints 1st pre-season game, they lose to LA Rams 16-771967 - US's Lunar Orbiter 5 launched; enters lunar orbit Aug 51967 - The second Blackwall Tunnel opens in Greenwich, London.1968 - 35th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 34, All-Stars 17 (69,917)1969 - Bob Dylan makes surprise appearance at Hibbing HS Minn 10th reunion1969 - Pres Nixon visits Romania1970 - Baltimore defeats KC 10-8, Orioles 23rd straight win over the Royals1970 - France performs nuclear test at Fangataufa Island1970 - Songwriter Sammy Cahn marries Tita Curtis in Calif1972 - Gold hits record an ounce in London1973 - George Brett gets his 1st hit1975 - 104F (40C) at Providence, Rhode Island (state record)1975 - 107F (42C) at Chester/New Bedford, Massachusetts (state record)1979 - "Broadway Opry '79" closes at St James Theater NYC after 6 perfs1979 - Gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway1980 - Fascist bomb attack on Bologna Italy train station, 86 killed1980 - US swimmers set 3 world records at National championships1981 - Australia set 151 to win, all out 121, Botham 5-11 in 14 overs1981 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic1982 - Oakland's Rickey Henderson steals his 100th base of the season1982 - Roger Ebert's Movie News premieres on ABC FM network1983 - STS-8 vehicle moves to launch pad1983 - US District Court begins trying Yonkers accuse of race discrimination1984 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site1985 - 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo1985 - Delta Lockheed L-1011 crashes at Dallas-Ft Worth Airport, 137 die1985 - NASA launches space vehicle S-2091986 - Jackie Joyner-Kersee (US) sets record for heptathlon (7161 pts)1986 - TODAY/PC born today1987 - 25th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats USA in Vancouver Canada (2-1)1987 - Chris Johnson wins Columbia Savings LPGA National Golf Pro-Am1987 - Cin Red Eric Davis becomes 7th & earliest 30 HR 30 steal man1987 - Don Brown sets flight record for handbow (1,336 yds 1'3")1987 - Eric Davis is 7th to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases in one season1987 - Kevin Seitzer (KC Royals), gets 6 hits in one baseball game1987 - Michael Andretti runs fastest Indy car race in history (171.49 MPH)1987 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR1988 - Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo1988 - System Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC)1989 - NASA confirmed Voyager 2's discovery of 3 more moons of Neptune designated temporarily 1989 N2, 1989 N3 & 1989 N241990 - Iraq invades & occupies Kuwait, Emir flees to Saudi Arabia1990 - Yankees rookie Kevin Maas hits his 10th home run in just 77 at bats1991 - Funk singer Rick James, arrested on sexual torture charges1991 - Hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA1991 - Mike Jeffcoat is 1st AL pitcher to get an RBI since 19721991 - Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched1992 - "Death & the Maiden" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 159 perfs1992 - Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Welch's Golf Classic1992 - Kevin Bacon marries Kyra Sedgwick1992 - Tom Seaver, R Fingers, Hal Newhouser, & B Mc Gowan enter Hall of Fame1993 - NYC radio (WFAN) personality Don Imus' lung collapes1993 - Peter Angelos & William De Witt purchase Orioles1993 - Train crash in tunnel at Vega de Anzo Spain, 12 killed1993 - Shamrock Broadcasting, a Disney company, officially takes ownership of Cleveland's WMMS-FM/100.7 & WHK-AM/14201994 - Congressional hearings begin on White Water1994 - Explosion in lead/zinc mine in Guangxi China, 120 killed1994 - NY Supreme Court refuses Howard Stern's non financial disclosure1994 - Noureddine Morceli runs world record 3000m (.11)1998 - 26th du Maurier Golf Classic1998 - 30th Curtis Cup: US wins 10-8 at The Minikahda Club (Minneapolis, Minnesota, US)1455 - Johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99)1533 - Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d.
He held a pair of Aces & a pair of 8's1881 - Marcus Andrews Hislop Clarke, author (His Natural Life) at 351889 - Eduardo Gutirrez, Argentinian author (b.
1851)1903 - Martha Jane Cannary, [Calamity Jane], US desperado, dies1903 - Edmond Nocard, French veterinarian (b.
1763)1823 - Lazare Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (b.
1753)1827 - James Hewitt, composer, dies at 571849 - Mehemet Ali, British viceroy to Egypt, dies1849 - Governor Muhammad Ali of Egypt (b.
1961)1887 - Tommy Ward, Former South African cricketer (d.