Today in History for July 1991

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 66 of 66

1st - "Terminator 2: Judgement Day" directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton and Edward Furlong premieres at Century City, California
2nd - Riot at Guns N' Roses concert in St Louis
2nd - Donald Trump proposes to Marla Maples and gives her a 7.5 carat diamond ring
3rd - Gateway Board of Trustees approve a 20-year lease with Cleve Indians
4th - 24th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Pan Pacific Hotel
5th - Colorado Rockies & Florida Marlins given final approval by owners
5th - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
5th - Lillian Cucuzza wins name Florida baseball team contest (Marlins)
6th - 98th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats G Sabatini (6-4 3-6 8-6)
7th - 105th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Michael Stich beats Boris Becker (6-4 7-6 6-4)
7th - Alice Miller wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
7th - Nolan Ryan possible 8th no-hitter ends in the 8th inning
8th - Pitts Pirate Pres Carl Barger becomes 1st pres of Fla Marlins
8th - Major league umpire Steve Palermo & former NFL defensive lineman Terence Mann were shot trying to help 2 waitresses from being robbed
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan RyanMLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan 9th - "A Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 7 perfs
9th - 62nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at SkyDome, Toronto
9th - All star MVP: Cal Ripken Jr (Balt Orioles)
9th - South Africa readmitted to Olympics
10th - Boris Yeltsin sworn in as 1st elected president of Russian Federation
10th - L'Express Airlines Beechcraft C-99 crashes in Alabama, killing 13
10th - Foreign Minister R.F. Botha of South Africa signs accession to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty on behalf of South Africa
11th - Calumet Farm, home to 8 Kentucky Derby winners, files bankruptcy
11th - Nigerian DC-8 crashes near Djeddah, 261 die
11th - Total solar eclipse is seen in Hawaii
13th - Bob Milacki & 3 other Balt Oriole pitchers no-hit A's 2-0
14th - 46th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Meg Mallon
14th - Failed military coup in Mali
LPGA Golfer Meg MallonLPGA Golfer Meg Mallon 15th - France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
15th - US troops leave northern Iraq
15th - Sandhi Ortiz-DelValle is 1st woman to officiate a men's pro basketball (USBL) game, game between New Haven Skyhawks & Phila Spirit
18th - Florida Marlins' logo unveiled
18th - Mike Tyson meets Miss Black America contestants
19th - Cal Ripken plays in his 1,500th consecutive game
19th - Mike Tyson rapes a Miss Black America contestant (Desiree Washington)
19th - With NY Yankee victory, 10 of 14 AL teams are at .500 or better
20th - Mike Tyson is accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant
21st - 120th British Golf Open: Ian Baker-Finch shoots 272 at Royal Birkdale
21st - Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
21st - Sharmell Sullivan (Gary Indiana), 20, crowned 23rd Miss Black America
LPGA Golfer Betsy KingLPGA Golfer Betsy King 21st - Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew, Tony Lazzeri, & Bill Veeck are elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY
22nd - Jeffrey Dahmer confesses to killing 17 males in 1978
23rd - James Farentino of "Dynasty" arrested in Canada for cocaine possession
23rd - Rob Dibble back from 3-game suspension, is ejected for throwing at & hitting Cubs baserunner Doug Dascenzo Cubs win, 8-5
24th - Ottawa Rough Riders Board of Directors resign
24th - U of Manchester scientist announce finding a planet outside of solar system
25th - Howard Stern adds a 4th radio market (KLSX FM-97.1 Los Angeles)
25th - Seattle Jay Buhner hits a 479' HR in Yankee Stadium
25th - Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long treated for an apparent suicide attempt after he learned he tested positive for steroid use
Serial Killer Jeffrey DahmerSerial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer 26th - CFL assumes ownership of Ottawa Rough Riders
26th - Expo's Mark Gardner no hits Dodgers for 9 innings, but loses in 10th
26th - Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) is arrested in Florida, for exposing himself at an adult movie theater
27th - TV Guide publishes its 2000th edition
28th - "Gypsy" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 105 performances
28th - 12th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus
28th - 29th Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Nottingham England (2-1)
28th - Buffalo Bills beat Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13 in American Bowl in Wembley
28th - Dennis Martinez pitches the 13th perfect game in baseball history
28th - Juli Inkster wins LPGA Bay State Golf Classic
28th - 78th Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
29th - 1st Sunday Night game at Shea Stadium (Mets beat Cubs 6-0)
MLB Pitcher Dennis MartínezMLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez 29th - Yankee Stadium fans throw cups & blowup dolls at Jose Canseco
30th - MTV announces it will split into 3 channels in 1993
30th - Red Sox Carlos Quintana is 11th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)
31st - Russia & US sign long range nuclear weapons reduction pact
31st - Senate votes to allow women to fly combat aircraft
31st - The Medininkai Massacre in Lithuania. Soviet OMON attacks Lithuanian customs post in Medininkai, killing 7 officers and severely wounding one other.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 9 of 9

5th - Jason Dolley, American actor
9th - Mitchel Musso, American actor
9th - Spencer Elden, Baby/Model on Nirvana (band)'s Nevermind album
12th - Erik Per Sullivan, American actor
16th - Randall Bentley, American actor
18th - Karina Pasian, American singer and pianist
20th - Scout Larue Willis, daughter of Bruce Willis & Demi Moore
20th - William Tomlin, British actor
29th - Miki Ishikawa, American actress

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 4 of 4

Folk Singer Mary TraversFolk Singer Mary Travers (6th) 6th - Folk singer Mary Travers (54) weds restaurateur Ethan Robbins
8th - "Sanford and Son" actor-comedian Redd Foxx (68) weds Ka Ho Cho at The Little Church of the West in Las Vegas
20th - Kirk Cameron marries Growing Pains co-star Chelsea Noble in upstate NY
27th - Rocker Jani Lane, (Warrant-Cherry Pie) marries model Bobbie Brown

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 36 of 36

1st - Joost Baljeu, painter/founder-editor Structure, dies
1st - Michael Landon, American actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven), dies of cancer at 54
2nd - Lee Remick, actress (Days of Wine & Roses), dies of cancer at 55
3rd - Irina Nijinska, Russian/US dancer, dies at 77
4th - Victor Chang, Australian physician (b. 1936)
5th - Howard Nemerow, US poet laureate (Pulitzer), dies
5th - Mildred Dunnock, dies at 87
6th - Thorley Walters, actor (Trog, Edwardians, Daisy), dies at 78
6th - Muda Lawal, Nigerian footballer (b. 1954)
8th - James Franciscus, actor (Mr Novak), dies at of emphysema 57
8th - Lotte Palfi Andor, actress (Lovesick, All the Jazz), dies
10th - Gerome Ragal, author (Hair), dies of cancer at 48
11th - Hitoshi Igarashi, Japanese interpreter (Satanic Verses), murdered
11th - James McCallion, actor (PT 109, Big Combo), dies at 72
13th - Cor Ria Leeman, Flemish (youth)writer, dies
14th - Nic van Bridges, Flemish poet, dies
15th - Bert Convy, actor (Snoop Sisters, Win Lose or Draw), dies at 57
16th - Cornelis Z Forster, [Da Kuneisi], Suriname granman/gaanman, dies
16th - Dwight Weist, Radio actor/film narrator (Radio Days), dies at 81
16th - Frank Rizzo, (Mayor-D-Phila, 1972-80), dies of a heart attack at 70
16th - Robert Motherwell, US painter (Elegies to Spanish Rep), dies at 76
18th - Andre Cools, Belgian budget minister, murdered at 63
18th - Harold Butler, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1947-48, 12 wkts), dies
20th - Henri Marius Rellys, dies at 86
21st - Theodore Wilson, dies at 47
21st - Paul Warwick, English racing driver (b. 1969)
24th - Freddie Brown, cricketer (English Test captain 1950-51), dies
24th - Isaac B Singer, Polish/US writer (Yentl, Nobel 1978), dies at 87
24th - Karl Ellis, dies at 41
25th - Brian Haines, actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, It), dies at 70
25th - Kaganovitch, Russian minister of Transport for Stalin, dies
25th - Toni Gerry, actress (Bullet for Joey, Lust for Life), dies at 61
27th - Carol Gillies, actress (Back Home, Baby Boom), dies at 50
28th - Luis Aravena Munoz, Chilean singer/exiled to Netherlands, dies at 45
30th - Leonardus S van Egerat, travel expert, dies at 68
30th - William Ball, actor (Suburban Commando), dies at 60

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