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Historical Events

Events 1 - 34 of 34

1st - 1st US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Berg
1st - Greece votes for monarchy
2nd - Johnny Neun replaces Bill Dickey as Yankee manager
2nd - Nehru forms government in India
5th - "Yours Is My Heart" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 36 performances
5th - Joe Garagiola plays his 1st major league baseball game
6th - All-American Football Conference plays 1st game (Clev 44, Miami 0)
6th - Terence Rattigan's "The Winslow Boy" premieres in London
8th - Bill Kennedy of Rocky Mount (CPL) strikes out minors record 456
8th - Bulgaria ends monarchy
8th - SF 49ers play 1st AAFC game, lose to NY Yankees 21-7
8th - 66th U.S. Men's National Championship: Jack Kramer beats Tom Brown Jr. (9-7, 6-3, 6-0)
8th - 60th U.S. Women's National Championship: Pauline Betz Addie beats Patricia Canning Todd (11-9, 6-3)
11th - 1st mobile long-distance car-to-car telephone conversation
12th - Court martial convicts Henry de Man to 20 years, in Brussels
13th - Boston Red Sox clinch AL pennant
15th - Dodgers beat Cubs 2-0 in 5 inns, games called because of gnats
17th - "Gypsy Lady" opens at Century Theater NYC for 79 performances
17th - "If the Shoe Fits" opens at Century Theater NYC for 20 performances
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe LouisBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis 18th - Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
20th - Churchill argues for a 'United States of Europe'
21st - Indians play their final game in League Park, ending a 55-year stay
22nd - Evelyn Dick charged with butchering husband
24th - Yanks set season attendance record of 2,309,029 besting 1929 Cubs
26th - 1st edition of Tintin (Kuifje), publishes until June 1993
27th - King George II of Greece returns from exile
28th - Greek king George II back in Athens
29th - "Adventures of Sam Spade" debuts on CBS Radio
29th - 1st time NL pennant ends in a tie (Cards & Dodgers)
29th - Al Couture knockouts Ralph Walton in Lewiston Maine in 10 secs
29th - Los Angeles (previously Cleveland) Rams play 1st NFL game in LA
29th - NPS, Nationale Party Suriname, forms
30th - 22 Nazi leaders found guilty of war crimes at Nuremberg
Nazi Politician Hermann GoeringNazi Politician Hermann Goering 30th - Joachim von Ribbentrop & Hermann Goering sentenced to death by Nuremberg trial

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 83 of 83

1st - Barry Gibb, Manchester England, guitarist/singer (Bee Gees)
1st - Greg Errico, American drummer (Sly & Family Stone-Stand!), born in San Francisco, California
1st - Roh Moo-Hyun, President of South Korea
2nd - Luis Avalos, actor (Condo, E/R, I Had 3 Wives), born in Havana, Cuba
2nd - Marty Grebb, rocker (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
2nd - Billy Preston, American soul musician/singer and pianist, 5th Beatle (David Brenner Show), born in Houston, Texas
3rd - Peter Morris, historian of France
4th - David Liebman, American saxophonist and flautist, born in Brooklyn, New York
4th - Gary Duncan, [Grubb], rock guitarist (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
4th - Greg Elmore, rock drummer (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
5th - Buddy Miles, rocker
5th - Dennis Dugan, Wheaton IL, actor/director (Can't Buy Me Love, Howling)
5th - Freddie Mercury, [Bulsara], British vocalist (Queen-We are Champions)
5th - Loudon Wainwright III, vocalist (April Fool's Day Morn)
6th - Bryan D O'Connor, Orange Cal, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 61B, STS 40)
6th - Buizen Beernd, [Bennie Jolink], singer/guitarist/pianist (Normal)
7th - Alfa Anderson, rock vocalist (Chicago), born in The Bronx, New York
7th - Willie Crawford, American baseball player (d. 2004)
8th - Dean Daughtry, rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
8th - L.C. Greenwood, American football player, (d. 2013)
9th - Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author
9th - Doug Ingle, rock vocalist/keyboards (Iron Butterfly), born in Omaha, Nebraska
9th - Pete Gavin, rocker
9th - Hayato Tani, Japanese actor
10th - James R Hines, Dumas Ark, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1968)
10th - Jim Hines, American athlete
10th - Michèle Alliot-Marie, French politician
11th - Dennis Tufano, rock guitarist/vocalist (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
14th - Jim Angle, American television reporter
15th - Fighting Mack, [Edwin Alberto], Antillian welterweight boxer
15th - Oliver Stone, director (Wall St, Good Morning Vietnam, Platoon), born in NYC, New York
15th - Tommy Lee Jones, actor (Executioner's Song, Bloody Monday, The Fugitive)
15th - Howard Waldrop, American science fiction author
16th - Lord Walton of Detchant, physician (Warden of Green College Oxford)
16th - Cathee Dahmen, American fashion model
16th - Mike Reynolds, Australian politician
16th - Camilo Sesto, Spanish singer
17th - Billy Bonds, British soccer player
17th - Michael Jack, British minister of state-home office
18th - Alan "Bam" King, rocker
18th - Nicholas Clay, English actor (d. 2000)
18th - Otis Sistrunk, American football player
19th - Hans van de Berg, actor (Ciske the Rat)
19th - John Coghlan, rock drummer (Status Quo), born in London, England
19th - Brian Henton, English racing driver
21st - Moritz Leuenberger, Swiss Federal Councilor
22nd - Daniel E "Dan" Lungren, (Rep-R-California, 1979-88)
22nd - King Sunny Ade, Nigerian singer
22nd - Dan Baker, American public address announcer
23rd - Franz Fischler, Austrian politician
24th - "Mean" Joe Greene, NFL tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), Coke spokesman
24th - Carson Van Osten, rocker
24th - Jacqueline Courtney, NJ, actress (Another World, One Life to Live)
24th - Jerry Donahue, rocker (Fairport Convention)
24th - Marc Edward Neikrug, composer
24th - Pat Pocock, cricketer (intermittent England off-spinner 1968-85)
24th - Richard Spring, British MP
24th - Robert Jackson, MP/minister of British Civil Service
25th - Bishan Bedi, cricketer (mighty Indian slow left-armer 1966-79)
25th - Felicity Kendal, Indies/British actress (Shakespeare Wallah)
25th - Gilmer Bryan Morgan, Wewoka OK, PGA golfer (1977 BC Open)
26th - Mary Beth Hurt, [Mary Supinger], Iowa, actress (Garp, Interiors)
26th - Andrea Dworkin, American feminist (d. 2005)
26th - Christine Todd Whitman, American politician
26th - Radha Krishna Mainali, Nepalese politician
27th - Peter H Kostmayer, (Rep-D-PA, 1977-81, 83- )
27th - Ronald Fox, senior partner (Fox Williams)
27th - Robin Nedwell, English comedy actor (d. 1999)
27th - T.C. Cannon, Kiowa/Caddo artist (d. 1978)
28th - Fiona Lewis, Westcliff England, actress (Stunts, Lisztomania)
28th - Helen Shapiro, Bethnal Green London, rock vocalist
28th - Herbert Jefferson Jr, Jersey City NJ, actor (Battlestar Galactica)
28th - Majid Khan, cricketer (great Pakistani batsman 1964-82)
28th - Peter Egan, actor (Bean, Chariots of Fire)
28th - Jeffrey Jones, American actor (Beetlejuice, Ferris Bueller's Day Off), born in Buffalo, New York
29th - Alasdair Fraser, QC/director (Public Prosecutions for N Ireland)
29th - Nick Taylor, singer/guitarist (Bloodrock)
29th - Patricia Hodge, actress (Heat of the Day, Shell Seekers, Sunset)
30th - Paul Sheahan, cricketer (dashing Australian Test batsman 1967-74)
30th - Sylvia Peterson, US vocalist (Chiffons-He's So Fine)
30th - Héctor Lavoe, Puerto Rican singer (d. 1993)
30th - Claude Vorilhon, founder of Raelism, a ufo religion
30th - William Thurston, Washington, mathematician (Fields Medal, 1982), (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 12 of 12

3rd - Carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer, dies at 79
4th - Paul Lincke, German composer/conductor (Lysistrata), dies at 79
7th - Paul Zech, writer, dies at 65
9th - Mynona, writer, dies at 74
11th - Arthur van Schendel, writer (Holland Drama), dies at 72)
13th - Eugene Lanceray, Russian painter (b. 1875)
16th - James Hopwood Jeans, Englsh physicist, mathematician and astronomer (The Mysterious Universe), dies at 69
17th - Frank Burke, American baseball player (b. 1880)
20th - Raimu, French actor (b. 1883)
21st - Leo Bittermieux, Flemish missionary (Congo), dies at 66
21st - Olga Engl, Austrian actress (b. 1971)
28th - Jean Van de Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter, dies

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