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Historical Events

Events 1 - 25 of 25

1st - Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP, General Ducth Press Agency) forms in Amsterdam
2nd - Great Britain boxing team beat US team in 1st international Golden Gloves
5th - 1st "Hawaii Calls" radio program is broadcast
5th - 1st time brothers on opposing teams hit HRs, Tony & Al Cuccunello
5th - Chicago Cubs are 10½ games back in NL, & go on to win the pennant
5th - FDR signs National Labor Relations Act
5th - 55th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats G von Cramm (6-2 6-4 6-4)
6th - 48th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats H Jacobs (6-3 3-6 7-5)
6th - Rotterdam architect A van de Steurs Museum Boymans opens
8th - 3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
12th - Belgium recognizes Soviet Union
13th - Richard Strauss resigns as chairman of Reichskulturkammer
13th - US-Russian commerce treaty takes effect
16th - 1st automatic parking meter in US installed (Oklahoma City, Ok)
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt 17th - Variety's famous headline "Sticks Nix Hick Pix"
18th - Amsterdam city council accept city growth plan through the year 2000
20th - 1st broadcast of "Gang Busters" on NBC-radio
20th - Switzerland: A Royal Dutch Airlines plane en route from Milan to Frankfurt crashes into a Swiss mountain, killing thirteen.
22nd - Lester Walton appointed US minister to Liberia
24th - 1st greetings telegram sent in Britain
24th - The world's first children's railway opens in Tbilisi, USSR.
27th - Floods at Yangtzee Jiang & Hoangh, kills 200,000
28th - 29th Tour de France won by Romain Maes of Belgium
30th - 1st Penguin book is published, starting the paperback revolution
31st - 3rd Dutch government of Colijn sworn in

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 57 of 57

1st - James Cotton, blues vocalist
2nd - Dick Dolman, economist/Dutch politician 2nd Chamber
2nd - Ed Bullins, Phila, playwright
2nd - Gilbert Kalish, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook), born in Brooklyn, New York
3rd - Harrison H "Jack" Schmitt, Santa Rita NM, astronaut (Apollo 17)
3rd - John Swan, PM (Bermuda)
4th - Paul Scoon, governor-general of Grenada (1978-92), (d. 2013)
5th - Edward McInnes, German scholar
5th - John Gilmore, American true crime author
6th - 14th Dalai Lama, Tibet, spiritual leader of Tibet's Lamaistic Buddhists
8th - John David Crow, football player (Heisman Trophy 1957)
8th - Steve Lawrence, Bkln, singer/actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy)
8th - Vitali Ivanovich Sevastiyanov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 9, 18B)
9th - Mercedes Sosa, [La Negra], Argentina, singer
9th - Ronnie Burns, Evanston Ill, adopted son of George Burns
9th - Willem Duisenberg, minister of Finance (PvdA)/pres (Nethche Bank)
10th - Tura Satana, American actress
10th - Wilson Whineray, All Black (1957-65), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2012)
11th - Earlene Dennis Brown, Latero Tx, shot putter (Olympic-bronze-1960)
11th - Oliver Napier, Northern Irish politician
11th - Frederick Hemke, American saxophonist
12th - Barrie Wilson, British religious scholar (How Jesus Became Christian), (d. 1995)
12th - Chris Burger, cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1957-58)
13th - Jack F Kemp, (Rep-R-NY)/right-wing/US Secretary of Housing (1989-93)
15th - Alex Karras, NFLer (Detroit Lions)/actor (George-Webster), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2012)
15th - Ken Kercheval, Wolcottville Ind, actor (Cliff Barnes-Dallas)
15th - Donn Clendenon, baseball player (d. 2005)
16th - Tom Rosenthal, publisher/British broadcaster
17th - Donald Sutherland, St John New Brunswick, Canadian actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)
17th - Diahann Carroll, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York
17th - P D Q Bach, [Peter Schickele], Iowa, composer (5th of Beethoven)
18th - Tenley Albright, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952, 56), born in Boston, Massachusetts
18th - Jayendra Saraswathi, Hindu religious leader
19th - Vasily Livanov, Russian and Soviet film actor
20th - Lord Peter Palumbo, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
20th - Ted Rogers, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella), born in London, England
21st - Julian Pettifer, English TV-host
21st - Kaye Stevens, Pitts, singer/comedienne (Jerry Lewis Show)
21st - Norbert Blüm, German politician
21st - Moe Drabowsky, baseball player (d. 2006)
22nd - Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
23rd - Cleveland Dunkin, rocker (Penguins)
23rd - Hein Heinsen, Danish artist
24th - George Varnals, South African cricket batsman (England 1964-65)
24th - Les Reed, songwriter ("It's Not Unusual)
24th - Pat Oliphant, Australia, cartoonist (7 Pres: The Art of Oliphant)
24th - Trevor Chinn, CEO (Lex)
25th - Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi businessman/billionaire/arms dealer
25th - Barbara Harris, [Sandra Mankwitz], actress (Plaza Suite, Family Plot)
25th - Larry Sherry, American baseball player (d. 2006)
25th - Lars Werner, Swedish communist leader
27th - Billy McCullough, Northern Irish footballer
28th - Simon Dee, British television broadcaster
29th - Leonard Lee, rocker (Shirley & Lee)
29th - Peter Schreier, Meissen Germany, tenor (Dresden State Opera 1961)
31st - Geoffrey Lewis, Plainsfield NJ, actor (Earl-Flo, Gun Shy)
31st - Yvon Deschamps, French-Canadian author and humorist

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 8 of 8

2nd - Alfred Dreyfus, french colonel, dies
3rd - André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (b. 1878)
5th - Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament expert, dies at 58
12th - Alfred Dreyfus, French officier (Dreyfus Affair), dies
15th - Alfred Archer, cricketer (England batsman in one Test 1899), dies
15th - Pieter WA Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18), dies at 89
17th - George William Russell, Irish nationalist, poet and artist (b. 1867)
26th - Winsor McCay, American cartoonist (b. 1871)

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