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Historical Events

Events 1 - 31 of 31

1st - Driving test & license plates introduced in England
1st - Yanks set solo HR record with 6 beat Boston 7-2
2nd - Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player
2nd - 40th Men's French Championships: Fred Perry beats Gottfried von Cramm (6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3)
2nd - 40th Women's French Championships: Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-2, 6-1)
3rd - French liner Normandie sets Atlantic crossing record of 1,077 hours
3rd - One thousand unemployed Canadian workers board freight cars in Vancouver, British Columbia, beginning a protest trek to Ottawa, Ontario.
8th - 39th US Golf Open: Sam Parks Jr shoots a 299 at Oakmont CC PA
8th - 67th Belmont: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:30.6
8th - Lou Gehrig collides with Carl Reynolds & leaves the game
9th - Ho-Umezu Agreement: the Republic of China, under KMT administration, recognizes Japanese occupations in Northeast China.
10th - Dr Robert Smith & William Wilson of Akron form Alcoholics Anonymous
11th - Inventor Edwin Armstrong gives the first public demonstration of FM broadcasting in the United States, at Alpine, New Jersey.
Baseball Player Lou GehrigBaseball Player Lou Gehrig 12th - Weapons pact ends 3 year war of Gran Chaco (Bolivia vs Paraguay)
12th - Senator Huey Long of Louisiana spoke continually for 15½ hours in Senate's longest speech on record (150,000 words)
13th - Hammond scores his 100th hundred, 116 for Gloucs v Somerset
13th - James J Braddock beats Max Baer in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
14th - Chaco War between Bolivia & Paraguay ends
16th - US Congress accepts FDR's "New Deal"
23rd - Anthony Eden offers Benito Mussolini a Somalian harbor
25th - Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium
26th - Andrew Sandham's 100th FC hundred, 103 v Hants
26th - Lloyd Waner sets record of 18 putouts in center in doubleheader
26th - SDAP & CPH achieve majority in city council in Amsterdam
26th - Work service for recent graduates becomes obligatory in Germany
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe LouisBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis 27th - Danno O'Mahoney beats Jim Londos in Boston, to become wrestling champ
28th - Earl Averill's consecutive-game streak ends at 673
28th - FDR orders a federal gold vault to be built at Fort Knox, Kentucky
28th - 70th British Golf Open: Alf Perry shoots a 283 at Muirfield
30th - Danno O'Mahoney beats Ed George in Boston, to become wrestling champ
30th - The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its first congress.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 49 of 49

1st - James George, US, weightlifter (Olympic-silver-1960/bronze-1956)
1st - John Edward Porter, (Rep-R-IL, 1980- )
1st - Reverend Ike, SC, evangelist minister (Joy of Living)
1st - Reverend Ike, American televangelist
2nd - Carol Shields, American-born novelist (d. 2
2nd - Roger Brierley, English actor (d. 2005)
2nd - Dimitri Kitsikis, Greek turkologist
3rd - Edward McGrady, MP
3rd - Raoul Franklin, chancellor (City University London)
3rd - Ted Curson [Theodore], Jazz Trumpeter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
4th - Hendrikus C "Henk" Admiraal, Dutch actor (Rififi in Amsterdam)
5th - Peter Schat, Dutch opera composer (Labyrint, Houdine, Symposion)
6th - Bobby Mitchell, NFL running back/wide receiver (Browns, Redskins)
6th - Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar
6th - Misja Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist/composer (Reconstruction)
7th - Harry Crews, US writer/actor (Indian Runner), (d. 2012)
7th - Thomas Kailath, American engineer
9th - Diana Van Der Vlis, actress (Lovespell, Girl in Black Stockings)
10th - Tom Pendry, MP (Labour)
10th - Elio Fiorucci, Italian fashion designer, born in Milan (d. 2015)
11th - Sheikh Fazalur Rehman, cricketer (played 1 Test Pakistan v WI 1958)
12th - Christoph Meckel, writer
12th - Ian Craig, Australian cricketer (prodigious Australian bat of 50's), born in Yass, NSW (d. 2014)
13th - Aleksandr Alekseyevich Kiselyov, Russia, cosmonaut
13th - Christo [Javacheff], Bulgaria, artist, wrapper (Running Fence)
13th - Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebonnt, French artist
13th - Samak Sundaravej, Thai 25th Prime Minister (former)
14th - Jan Nijland, cattle breeder/Dutch MP (CDA)
15th - Belinda Lee, Devon England, actress (Who Done It, Runaway Bus)
15th - Fernand Schokweiler, British judge
16th - Jim Dine, Cincinnati Oh, pop artist (St John the Divine)
16th - James Bolam, Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, English actor (When the Boat Comes In, The Beiderbecke Trilogy)
18th - Hugh McColl, American banker
19th - Tommy Devito, Montclair NJ, rock vocalist (Four Seasons-Sherry)
20th - Anthony Pilkington, CEO (Pilkington Pic)
21st - Francoise Sagan, [Quoirez], Cajarc France, novelist (Bonjour Trieste)
21st - Monte Markham, Manatee Fla, actor (Second Hundred Years, Dallas)
22nd - V V Kumar, cricketer (useful Madras leggie who only played 2 Tests)
23rd - Maurice Ferre, former mayor of Miami
24th - Pete Hamill, journalist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
24th - Terry Riley, Colfax California, composer (Spectra)
25th - Eddie Floyd, Montgomery Al, singer/composer (California Girl, Falcons)
25th - Kurt Schwertsik, composer
25th - Wynand Breytenbach, South African under minister of Defense (1986- )
26th - Douglas Peterson, (Rep-D-Florida)
27th - Laurent Terzieff, Paris, actor (Head Over Heels, Milky Way)
27th - Eduard Pavlovich Kugno, Russia, cosmonaut
27th - Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor (d. 2007)
28th - John Inman, English actor (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 10 of 10

1st - Alberto Cametti, composer, dies at 64
6th - Jacques Urlus, tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth), dies at 68
6th - Julian Byng, British army officer (b. 1862)
7th - Ivan V Mitsjoerin, Russian botanist, dies
18th - August Reusner, composer, dies at 64
22nd - Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian, diplomat and politician (b. 1866)
Singer Carlos GardelSinger Carlos Gardel (24th) 24th - Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, dies in a plane crash at 44
27th - Eugene Augustin Lauste, French inventor (b. 1857)
29th - Jack O'Neill, American baseball player (b. 1873)
30th - William Brockwell, cricket (Brit all-rounder in 7 Tests 1893-99), dies

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