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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 599

Jan 1st - BOAC Britannia flies London to NY in a record 7h57m
Jan 1st - European Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation
Jan 1st - WMBD TV channel 31 in Peoria, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
Jan 1st - 44th Rose Bowl: #2 Ohio State beats Oregon, 10-7
Jan 1st - 24th Sugar Bowl: #7 Mississippi beats #11 Texas, 39-7
Jan 1st - 24th Orange Bowl: #4 Oklahoma beats #16 Duke, 48-21
Jan 2nd - Dmitri Shostakovitch' 2nd Piano concert, premieres in NY
Jan 3rd - Edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland
Jan 3rd - Lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick v South Africa at Cape Town
Jan 3rd - The West Indies Federation is formed.
Jan 4th - Sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up
Jan 4th - Sir Edmund Hillary reaches the South Pole
Jan 6th - Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to ee cummings
Jan 6th - Gibson patents Flying V Guitar
Jan 6th - WIPR TV channel 6 in San Juan, PR (PBS) begins broadcasting
Jan 7th - USSR reduces army to 300,000
Jan 8th - Cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana
Jan 9th - In basketball Oscar Robertson (Cin) scores 56, Seton Hall team 54
Country Singer Jerry Lee LewisCountry Singer Jerry Lee Lewis Jan 10th - Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the UK pop charts
Jan 12th - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
Jan 12th - NCAA adds 2 point conversion to football scoring
Jan 12th - NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 26-7
Jan 12th - Syracuse National Dolph Schayes sets NBA record at 11,770 points
Jan 13th - 9,000 scientists of 43 nations petition UN for nuclear test ban
Jan 13th - US newspaper "Daily Worker" ceases publication
Jan 13th - Moroccan Liberation Army ambushes Spanish patrol in the Battle of Edchera.
Jan 15th - NY Yankees sign million dollar plus deal to show 140 games on WPIX TV
Jan 16th - William Gibson's "Two for the Seesaw" premieres in NYC
Jan 18th - 1st black in NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)
NBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph SchayesNBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph Schayes Jan 19th - Canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League
Jan 20th - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
Jan 20th - KUED TV channel 7 in Salt Lake City, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
Jan 20th - A group attempting the 1st surface crossing of Antarctic join up at the South Pole
Jan 21st - KMOT TV channel 10 in Minot, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
Jan 21st - Phillies agree to televise 78 games into NYC (doesn't happen)
Jan 21st - 8th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 130-118 at St. Louis
Jan 22nd - KRSD (now KEVN) TV channel 7 in Rapid City, SD (ABC) 1st broadcast
Jan 23rd - "Body Beautiful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 60 performances
Jan 23rd - Dictator Marcos Perez Jiménez flees Venezuela, Larrazabal takes power
Jan 23rd - Hanif Mohammad completes 337 in 970 minutes v West Indies
Jan 24th - After warming to 100,000,000 degrees, 2 light atoms are bashed together to create a heavier atom, resulting in 1st man-made nuclear fusion
LPGA Golfer Betsy RawlsLPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls Jan 26th - H Laskow replaces Moshe Dayan on as Israeli minister of Defense
Jan 26th - Jack Smith takes over from Art Baker as TV host of "You Asked for It"
Jan 26th - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Lake Worth Open Golf Invitational
Jan 26th - Japanese ferry Nankai Maru capsized off southern Awaji Island, Japan, 167 killed.
Jan 27th - Ferenc Munnich succeeds Kadar as premier of Hungary
Jan 27th - 46th Women's Australian Championships: Angela Mortimer Barrett beats Lorraine Coghlan Robinson (6-3, 6-4)
Jan 27th - 46th Men's Australian Championships: Ashley Cooper beats Malcolm Anderson (7-5, 6-3, 6-4)
Jan 28th - Construction began on 1st private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor
Jan 28th - Dodger catcher Roy Campanella is paralyzed in an automobile wreck
MLB Catcher Roy CampanellaMLB Catcher Roy Campanella Jan 28th - The Lego company patented their design of Lego bricks, still compatible with bricks produced today.
Jan 29th - Murderer, Charles Starkweather, captured by police in Wyoming
Jan 30th - 1st 2-way moving sidewalk in service, Dallas Tx
Jan 30th - Baseball announces players & coaches rather than fans pick all stars
Jan 30th - Dore Schary's "Sunrise at Campobello" premieres in NYC
Jan 30th - UK House of Lords passes bill allowing women to take seats
Jan 31st - "Jackpot Bowling" premieres on NBC with Leo Durocher as host
Jan 31st - James van Allen discovers radiation belt
Jan 31st - US launches their 1st artificial satellite, Explorer 1
Feb 1st - 1st US satellite (Explorer I) launched
Feb 1st - Egypt & Syria announce plans to merge into United Arab Republic
Feb 1st - WFTV TV channel 9 in Orlando, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting
Baseball Player and Manager Leo DurocherBaseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher Feb 2nd - Fay Crocker wins LPGA Havana Biltmore Golf Open
Feb 2nd - Syria joins Egypt in United Arab Republic
Feb 2nd - WRIK (now WLUZ) TV channel 7 in Ponce, PR (PTC) begins broadcasting
Feb 3rd - Royal Teens' "Short Shorts" enters Top 40 chart & peaks at #3
Feb 4th - "Oh, Captain!" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 192 performances
Feb 4th - Hall of Fame fails to elect anyone for 1st time since 1950
Feb 5th - Clifton R Wharton confirmed as 1st US black foreign minister (Romania)
Feb 5th - Gamel Abdel Nasser nominated 1st president of United Arab Republic
Feb 5th - Test Cricket debut of Lance Gibbs, WI v Pakistan, Port-of-Spain
Feb 5th - Vanguard TV-3 back-up launches into Earth orbit; reaches 6 km
Feb 6th - Ted Williams signs with Red Sox for $135,000, making him highest paid
Feb 6th - 21 dead in air crash in Munich; 7 of those are from the Manchester United football team
Baseball Player Ted WilliamsBaseball Player Ted Williams Feb 7th - 1st showing of DAF 600 auto
Feb 7th - Dodgers officially become the Los Angeles Dodgers, Inc
Feb 7th - Dutch auto-transmission car DAF 600 introduced
Feb 8th - Edgar Whitehead succeeds Garfield Todd as premier of South Rhodesia
Feb 8th - French planes bomb Sakiet Tunisia, 75 die
Feb 8th - KIRO TV channel 7 in Seattle, WA (CBS) begins broadcasting
Feb 11th - Marshal Chen Yi succeeds Chu En-lai as Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs
Feb 11th - Ruth Carol Taylor is 1st African-American woman hired as flight attendant, Ithaca NY
Feb 11th - WTVC TV channel 9 in Chattanooga, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting
Feb 12th - Celtic Bill Russell grabs 41 rebounds to beat Syracuse 119-101
Feb 12th - Gen Miguel Ydegoras Fuentes elected president of Guatemala
Feb 14th - Arab Federation of Iraq & Jordan forms
Basketball Player Bill RussellBasketball Player Bill Russell Feb 15th - Ice Dance Championship at Paris won by June Markham/Courtney Jones GRB
Feb 15th - Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by Barbara Wagner/Rob Paul of CAN
Feb 15th - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Carol Heiss of USA
Feb 15th - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by David Jenkins USA
Feb 15th - Sjafroeddin Prawiranegara forms anti-government of Middle Sumatra
Feb 16th - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
Feb 17th - Comic strip "BC" 1st appears
Feb 17th - WETV (now WPBA) TV channel 30 in Atlanta, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
Feb 19th - Carl Perkins leaves Sun Records for Columbia Records
Feb 20th - Jockey Eddie Arcaro rides his 4,000th winner
Feb 20th - LA Coliseum Comm approves 2-yr pact allows Dodgers to use facility
Feb 21st - "Portotino" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 3 performances
Feb 21st - Egypt-Syria as United Arab Republic elect Nasser president (99.9% vote)
Feb 22nd - "Portotino" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 3 performances

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 729

Jan 1st - Grandmaster Flash, [Joseph Saddler], rocker (Message), born in NYC, New York
Jan 1st - Ren Woods, Portland Oregon, actress (Fanta-Roots)
Jan 2nd - Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Russian pianist
Jan 3rd - Shim Hyung-rae, South Korean filmmaker
Jan 4th - Matt Frewer, actor (Max Headroom, Doctor Doctor), born in Washington, D.C.
Jan 4th - Nina Foust, Asheboro NC, LPGA golfer (1994 Hawaiian Ladies Open-6th)
Jan 4th - Andy Borowitz, American comedian and satirist
Jan 4th - Gary Jones, Welsh-born actor
Jan 5th - Suzy Amis, actress (Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Jan 6th - Themos Anastasiadis, Greek journalist, television presenter and newspaper editor
Jan 6th - Scott Bryce, American actor
Jan 7th - Donna Rice, model/Gary Hart's lover, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
Jan 7th - Peter R Mokaba, president (South African Youth Congress)
Jan 8th - Rey Misterio, Sr., Mexican wrestler
Jan 9th - Mehmet Ali Ağca, Turkish attempted assassin of Pope John Paul II
Jan 9th - Stephen Neale, British philosopher
Jan 10th - Shawn Colvin, singer/guitarist
Jan 10th - Anatoly Pisarenko, Soviet weightlifter
Jan 11th - Lourdes Ann Kananimanu Estores, playmate (Jun, 1982), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
Jan 11th - Vicki Peterson, rock guitarist/vocalist (Bangles), born in Los Angeles, California
Jan 11th - Diego León Montoya Sánchez, former Colombian crime boss
Jan 12th - Curt Fraser, American ice hockey coach
Jan 13th - Ricardo Acuna, Chile, tennis star
Jan 14th - Colin Ferguson, murderer (6 people on the LIRR on Dec 7, 1993)
Jan 15th - Julian Sands, actor (One Night Stand)
Jan 15th - Boris Tadić, President of Serbia
Jan 16th - Anatoli Boukreev, mountaineer
Jan 16th - Lena Ek, Swedish politician
Jan 17th - Jez Strode, rocker (Kajagoogoo)
Jan 18th - Jeffrey N Williams, Superior Wisc, Major Army/astronaut
Jan 18th - Larry Smith, NBA player
Jan 19th - Thomas Kinkade, artist, born in Sacramento, California (d. 2012)
Jan 20th - Lorenzo Lamas, actor (Lance-Falcon Crest, California Fever), born in Los Angeles, California
Jan 21st - Miguel Alejandro, actor (Popi), born in NYC, New York
Jan 22nd - Nikos Anastopoulos, Greek football player and manager
Jan 23rd - Lorraine Michaels, Canterbury England, playmate (Apr, 1981)
Jan 24th - Frank Ullrich, East Germany, world biathlon champion
Jan 24th - Neil Allen, American baseball player
Jan 24th - Jools Holland, British musician
Jan 25th - Dinah Manoff, actress (Elaine-Soap, Carol Weston-Empty Nest), born in NYC, New York
Jan 25th - Gary Brian Tibbs, rock bassist (Adam & The Ants, Roxy Music), born in London, England
Jan 25th - Harti Weirather, Austrian alpine skier
Jan 26th - Anita Baker, Toledo Oh, singer (Giving You the Best That I Got)
Jan 26th - B James Lowry, rocker (Boys Band)
Jan 26th - Dave Rummells, Nike golfer (1993 Buick-2nd), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Comedian and TV Star Ellen DeGeneresComedian and TV Star Ellen DeGeneres (Jan 26th) Jan 26th - Ellen DeGeneres, comediene (Ellen Morgan-Ellen), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
Jan 26th - Norman Lamont Hassan, British reggae musician (UB40-Red Red Wine)
Jan 26th - Salvador Sánchez, Mexican boxer
Jan 27th - Alan Milburn, British MP
Jan 27th - Charles Waltz, rocker (Shooting Star)
Jan 27th - James Grippando, American novelist
Jan 27th - Kadri Mälk, Estonian artist and jewelry designer
Jan 29th - Judy Norton-Taylor, actress (Mary Ellen-Waltons), born in Santa Monica, California
Jan 29th - Ole Mortensen, cricketer (pace bowler for Derbyshire & Denmark)
Jan 30th - Brett Butler, Montgomery Ala, comedienne (Grace-Grace Under Fire)
Jan 30th - Rob van Zandvoort, Dutch rock vocalist/keyboardist (Jack of Hearts)
Jan 31st - Rafael Santana, shortstop (NY Mets, NY Yankees)
Jan 31st - Tom Schuman, pianist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
Feb 1st - Maureen Madill, Coleraine No Ireland, golfer (Brit Open Amateur 1979)
Feb 1st - Jackie Shroff, Indian actor
Feb 1st - Luther Blissett, English footballer
Feb 2nd - Dexter Manley, NFLer (Wash Redskins)
Feb 3rd - Lizzie Borden, director/writer (Love Crimes, Working Girls)
Feb 3rd - Joe Frank Edwards Jr, Richmond Va, Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 89)
Feb 3rd - Lee Crystal, rocker (Joan Jett & Blackhearts-Ashes in the Wind)
Feb 3rd - N. Gregory Mankiw, American economist
Feb 4th - Mary Ann Pascal, actress (Samantha-Brothers)
Feb 4th - Werner Schwab, writer
Feb 4th - Tomasz Pacyński, Polish writer
Feb 6th - Barry Miller, actor (Fame, Peggy Sue Got Married), born in Los Angeles, California
Feb 6th - Bill Dawley, baseball player
Feb 6th - Cecily Adams, entertainment caster (American Heart), born in Queens, New York
Feb 6th - Kelly Leadbetter, Phoenix AZ, LPGA golfer (1986 Hennessy French Open)
Feb 6th - Mark Hamilton, Louisville KY, sprint kayak Olympics-96)
Feb 6th - Simon Baker, Australian speed walker, (Olympics-84, 88, 96)
Feb 7th - Manuel Mijares, Mexico, spanish vocalist (Maria Bonita)
Feb 7th - Michele Drake, La Jolla CA, playmate (May, 1979)
Feb 7th - Matt Ridley, British science writer
Feb 8th - Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
Feb 9th - Alexander W B Lyle, Shrewsbury England, PGA golfer (1988 Phoenix Open)
Feb 9th - Sandy Lyle, British golfer
Feb 9th - Cyrille Regis, English former footballer
Feb 10th - Michael Weiss, American musician
Feb 11th - Michael Jackson, controller (BBC2)
Feb 12th - Ingrid Klich, Whittier California, rower (Olympics-96)
Feb 12th - Ruth Guerri, St Louis Mo, playmate (July, 1983)
Feb 12th - Grant McLennan, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens) (d. 2006)
Feb 13th - Mark Fox, congas/percussionist (Haircut 100-Nobody's Fool)
Feb 13th - Pernilla August, Swedish actress
Feb 13th - Marc Emery, Canadian cannabis activist
Feb 13th - Derek Riggs, British artist
Feb 13th - Tip Tipping, British actor and stuntman (d. 1993)
Feb 14th - Perry Stephens, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Loving, All My Children)
Feb 14th - Grant Thomas, Australian rules footballer
Feb 15th - Chrystine Brouillet, Quebec novelist
Feb 16th - Herb Williams, NBA center (Toronto Raptors, NY Knicks)
Feb 16th - Ice-T [Tracy Marrow], Newark, New Jersey, American rapper and actor (New Jack City, Tank Girl, Crazy Six)
Feb 16th - John Paul Morse, Marshall MI, PGA golfer (1995 United Airlines)
Feb 16th - Lisa Loring, actress (As the World Turns, Wednesday-Addams Family)
Feb 16th - Michael W. Burns, American politician

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 16 of 16

Jan 1st - Sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White
African American Activist Malcolm XAfrican American Activist Malcolm X (Jan 14th) Jan 14th - Activist Malcolm X marries fellow activist Betty Shabazz in Lansing, Michigan
Jan 29th - Academy Award-winning actor Paul Newman (33) weds "The Three Faces of Eve" actress Joanne Woodward (27) at the El Rancho hotel-casino in Las Vegas
Feb 15th - Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully (30) weds model Joan Crawford in California
Mar 27th - Latin American and magic realism leading novelist and short story writer "One Hundred years of Solitude" Gabriel Garc
Mar 27th - Writer Gabriel García Márquez (31) weds Mercedes Barcha
Apr 14th - Film director Stanley Kubrick (29) weds actress Christiane Harlan (25)
May 7th - "The Mark of Zorro" actor Tyrone Power (44) weds Debbie Ann Minardos
Jun 4th - Blues musician B.B. King (32) weds his second wife Sue Hall
Jun 14th - Nelson Mandela weds Winnie Madikizela
NBA Forward Elgin BaylorNBA Forward Elgin Baylor (Jun 22nd) Jun 22nd - NBA forward Elgin Baylor (23) weds Ruby Saunder at Mt Olive Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
Jul 19th - NFL coach Don Shula (28) weds first wife Dorothy Bartish
Aug 9th - Actor Robert Redford (21) weds Lola Van Wagenen in Las Vegas, Nevada
Aug 15th - Singer Buddy Holly weds receptionist Maria Santiago
Nov 26th - Model Bettie Page (35) weds Armond Walterson in Florida
Dec 21st - Actress Ingrid Bergman (43) weds producer Lars Schmidt

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

Actress Agnes MooreheadActress Agnes Moorehead (Mar 11th) Mar 11th - Actress Agnes Moorehead (57) divorces actor/film director Robert Gist (40) after 5 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 222

Jan 1st - David Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55
Jan 1st - Edward Weston, American photographer (b. 1886)
Jan 4th - Waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75
Jan 6th - Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85
Jan 7th - Petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74
Jan 8th - Paul Pilgrim, American athlete (b. 1883)
Jan 9th - Paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies
Jan 9th - Willis Rodney Whitney, American Chemist, founder of the General Electric research laboratory, and pioneer of industrial scientific research, dies at 89
Jan 10th - Charles de Trooz, Belgian writer, dies at 52
Jan 11th - Alec Rowley, composer, dies at 65
Jan 12th - Arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77
Jan 12th - Charles Mallory Hatfield, U.S. rainmaker (b. 1875)
Jan 13th - Edna Purviance, actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61
Jan 13th - John Lindeboom, Dutch vicar/church historian, dies at 75
Jan 13th - Jesse L. Lasky, U.S. film producer (b. 1880)
Jan 23rd - Nikolaos Georgantas, Greek discus thrower (b. 1880)
Jan 30th - Earnest H Heinkel, German airplane builder (WW II), dies at 70
Jan 30th - Jean Crotti, Swiss artist (b. 1878)
Feb 1st - Clinton Joseph Davisson, dies
Feb 3rd - Henry Kuttner, sci-fi author (Dark World, As You Were), dies at 42
Feb 3rd - Johannes F Buziau, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 81
Feb 4th - Frederik de Merode, Belgian prince, dies at 46
Feb 5th - Henry M Tomlinson, British writer (Under red ensign), dies at 84
Feb 6th - David Pegg, English footballer (b. 1935)
Feb 6th - Tommy Taylor, English footballer (b. 1932)
Feb 6th - Geoff Bent, English footballer (b. 1932)
Feb 6th - Roger Byrne, English footballer (b. 1929)
Feb 6th - Mark Jones, English footballer (b. 1933)
Feb 6th - Frank Swift, English footballer and journalist (b. 1913)
Feb 6th - Walter Crickmer, English football club secretary and manager
Feb 7th - Walter Kingsford, actor (My Favorite Blonde, Fly by Night), dies at 76
Feb 10th - Billy Vine, actor (54th Street Revue), dies at 42
Feb 11th - Ernest Jones, British psychonanalyst (b. 1879)
Feb 12th - Marcel Cachin, 1st communist French senator, dies at 88
Feb 13th - Georges Rouault, French painter (Christ aux outrages), dies at 86
Feb 13th - Dame Christabel Pankhurst, a leading suffragette (English) "Queen of the mob" (b.1880)
Feb 14th - Abdul Rab Nishtar, veteran leader of Pakistan Movement, (b. 1899)
Feb 17th - Hugh McCrae, Australian writer (b. 1876)
Feb 20th - Thurston Hall, actor (Mr Schuyler-Topper), dies at 75
Feb 21st - Duncan Edwards, English footballer (b. 1936)
Feb 24th - Fernand Baldensperger [Fernand Baldenne], French poet, dies at 86
Feb 27th - Harry Cohn, CEO (Columbia Pictures), dies of a heart attack
Mar 1st - Giacomo Balla, Italian painter, dies at 86
Mar 4th - Albert Kuyle, [Lou Kuitenbrouwer], writer (Jesus' Carpet), dies at 54
Mar 8th - Josephina OFF "Frieda" Herberich, actress (Salontiroler), dies at 85
Mar 11th - Ole Kirk Christiansen, Danish inventor of Legos (b. 1891)
Mar 12th - Ingeborg, Princess of Sweden, dies at 79
Mar 14th - Eugeen Van de Velde, Flemish musicologist/critic/composer, dies at 64
Mar 16th - Leon J Cadore, pitched the 26 inning game, dies at 65
Mar 19th - Vernon Ransford, cricketer (20 Tests for Australia, 1211 runs), dies
Mar 21st - Cyril M Kornbluth, US sci-fi writer (Space Merchants), dies at 34
Mar 22nd - Mike Todd, US film and theatre producer and 3rd husband of Elizabeth Taylor, dies in a plane crash at 48
Mar 23rd - Florian Znaniecki, Polish/US sociologist/philosopher, dies at 76
Mar 25th - Emerson Whithorne, composer, dies at 73
Mar 25th - Tom Brown, American musician (b. 1888)
Mar 26th - Phil Mead, cricketer (55061 1st-class runs 1905-36), dies
Mar 28th - Chuck Klein, Phila Phillie HR hitter, dies at 53
Mar 28th - William Christopher Handy, US conductor/composer (St Louis Blues), dies at 84 in New York
Apr 2nd - Josei Toda, Japanese second president of the Buddhist association Soka Gakkai (b. 1900)
Apr 3rd - Theodor Kramer, writer, dies
Apr 4th - Hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78
Apr 4th - Johnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure (b. 1925)
Apr 5th - Jozef Brems, Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at 87
Apr 7th - Judge Jackson, composer, dies at 75
Apr 7th - Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer, dies at 58
Apr 8th - Ethel Turner, Australian author (b. 1872)
Apr 10th - Chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30
Apr 11th - Konstantin Yuon, Russian painter (b. 1875)
Apr 15th - Estelle Taylor, dies at 64
Chemist and Molecular Biologist Rosalind FranklinChemist and Molecular Biologist Rosalind Franklin (Apr 16th) Apr 16th - Rosalind Franklin, British chemist (b. 1920)
Apr 18th - Maurice-Gustave Gamelin, French generalissmo (WW I, WW II), dies at 85
Apr 18th - Richard B Goldschmidt, German zoologist (butterflies), dies
Apr 26th - Joe Small, cricketer (WI all-rounder in 1928 series), dies
Apr 26th - Johan N C "Joan" Collette, painter, dies at 68
May 2nd - Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89
May 3rd - Frank Foster, cricketer (England all-rounder, 11 Tests 1911-12), dies
May 7th - Nyogen Senzaki, 1st Zen teacher to reside in USA, dies at 81
May 8th - Nasni Matni, Lebanese journalist, murdered
May 9th - Bill Goodwin, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), dies at 47
May 15th - Michael G the Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam), dies at 91
May 16th - Jeroom Verten [Jozef F Vermetten], Flemish playwright, dies at 49
May 19th - Bruno Sturmer, composer, dies at 65
May 19th - Ronald Colman, British actor (Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 67
May 19th - Archie Scott-Brown, English race car driver (b. 1927)
May 25th - Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa), dies
May 27th - Ainslie Pryor, actor (Adventures of Hiram Holiday), dies at 46
May 27th - Samuel Stritch, US cardinal/archbishop (Chicago), dies
May 28th - Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer, dies at 77
May 29th - Juan Ramon Jiménez, Spanish poet (Nobel 1956), dies at 76
Jun 4th - M Lichnowsky, writer, dies at 79
Jun 6th - Lily Theresa Strickland, composer, dies at 71
Jun 7th - Roger Hartigan, cricketer (2 Tests for Aust in 1908), dies
Jun 9th - Robert Donat, actor (Citadel, Goodbye Mr Chips, 39 Steps), dies at 53
Jun 10th - Angelina Weld Grimke, American journalist (b. 1880)
Jun 13th - Edwin Keppel Bennett, British writer (b. 1887)
Jun 15th - Francois de Vries, economist, dies at 74
Jun 16th - Jose Pablo Moncayo Garcia, composer, dies at 45
Jun 16th - Imre Nagy, Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1895)
Jun 18th - Douglas Jardine, cricketer (22 Tests for England), dies
Jun 20th - Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), dies

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