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post Oct 22 2012, 12:31 AM
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QUOTE(mmi16 @ Oct 22 2012, 01:09 AM) *
Wings - is she a distant relation? (old tyme spelling and all) laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif


Well...I understand we do have a lot of Royalty in our blood..... unsure.gif . Or was that
Royal Crown... huh.gif . I just remember Royal and Crown being discussed when I was
young and trying to earn my fairie wings..


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QUOTE(wingsovernc @ Oct 22 2012, 01:31 AM) *
Well...I understand we do have a lot of Royalty in our blood..... unsure.gif . Or was that
Royal Crown... huh.gif . I just remember Royal and Crown being discussed when I was
young and trying to earn my fairie wings..

Are you certain that wasn't Crown Royal?


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Historical events on October 22


362 - The temple of Apollo at Daphne, outside of Antioch, is destroyed in a mysterious fire.
794 - Emperor Kanmu relocates Japanese capital to Heiankyo (now Kyoto).
1335 - Ex-emperor Hanazono became a Zen priest
1383 - The 1383-1385 Crisis in Portugal: A period of civil war and disorder began when King Fernando died without a male heir to the Portuguese throne.
1575 - Foundation of Aguascalientes.
1633 - Ming dynasty fight with Dutch East India Company that Battle of southern Fujian sea (1633), Ming dynasty won great victory.
1708 - Great Alliance occupies Rijsel
1721 - Czar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"

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Russian Tsar Peter the Great

1746 - Princeton University (NJ) received its charter
1797 - 1st sky diver (Andre-Jacques Trim, above Paris)
1797 - Andre-Jacques Garnerin makes 1st parachute jump from balloon (Paris)
1799 - Russia leaves second anti-French Coalition
1812 - Duke of Wellington seizes Burgos Spain
1819 - 1st ship sails by Erie-channel (Rome-Utica)
1836 - Sam Houston inaugurated as 1st elected pres of Republic of Texas
1844 - Millerite Adventists wait for appearance of Jesus
1861 - 1st telegraph line linking West & East coasts completed
1862 - Battle at Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory
1862 - Confederate troops reconquer Cumperland Gap, Tennessee
1866 - Paraguay: Battle of Curupaytí against Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.
1867 - Foundation of the National University of Colombia.
1868 - Jacques Offenbach's opera "Genevieve de Brabant," premieres in NYC
1875 - Sons of American Revolution organizes
1875 - First telegraphic connection in Argentina.
1877 - The Blantyre mining disaster in Scotland kills 207 miners. Those widows and orphans who were unable to support themselves were evicted by the mine owners and likely sent to the Poor House.
1878 - The first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton.
1881 - Boston Symphony Orchestra gives its 1st concert
1883 - 1st NY Horse Show held (Madison Sq Garden)
1883 - Original Metropolitan Opera House (NYC) grand opening (Faust)
1884 - General Gordon receives letter of Mahdi
1884 - Sporting Life announces that both pennant winners will meet in 3 game series Oct 23-25 at Polo Grounds NYC to determine baseball champion
1885 - John Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union
1895 - David Belasco's "Heart of Maryland," premieres in NYC
1895 - In Paris an express train overruns a buffer stop and crosses more than 30 metres of concourse before plummeting through a window at Gare Montparnasse.
1897 - World's 1st car dealer opens in London
1899 - British troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa
1904 - Russian fleet shoots at British fishing ship
1906 - 3000 blacks demonstrate & riot in Phila
1907 - Ringling Brothers Greatest Show on Earth buys Barnum & Bailey circus
1907 - Panic of 1907: A run on Knickerbocker Trust Company stock sets events in motion that will lead to a depression.
1910 - Dr. Crippen is convicted at the Old Bailey of poisoning his wife and was subsequently hanged at Pentonville Prison in London.
1913 - Explosion at Dawson NM coal mine kills 263 mine workers
1922 - Lucerne Street in Bronx named
1922 - Parsifal Place laid out in Bronx, named for knight in Wagner's Opera
1924 - Toastmasters International is founded.
1926 - J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal.

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Magician & Escape Artist Harry Houdini

1928 - China expels all Russian instructors & civil servants
1928 - ESL Robinson's "Far-Off Hills," premieres in Dublin
1928 - Pres Hoover speaks of "American system of rugged individualism"
1928 - Phi Sigma Alpha fraternity is founded at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.
1929 - French government of Briand falls
1929 - James H Scullin forms Australia government
1930 - 1st concerto of BBC Symphony Orchestra, under Adrian Boult
1930 - Blake & Razaf's "Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930," premieres in NYC
1930 - SC Genemuiden soccer team forms
1932 - Charles de Broqueville becomes premier of Belgium
1932 - George Kaufman & Edna Ferbers "Dinner at 8," premieres in NYC
1933 - Primo Carnera beats Paulin in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1934 - In East Liverpool, Ohio, notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.
1935 - 18th PGA Championship: Johnny Revolta at Twin Hills CC Oklahoma City
1935 - Establishment of the rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union.
1936 - 1st commercial flight from mainland to Hawaii
1938 - Chester Carlson demonstrates 1st Xerox copying machine
1939 - 1st TV NFL game-Eagles vs Dodgers
1941 - Maxwell Anderson's "Candle in the Wind," premieres in NYC
1942 - 1st ships of invasion fleet for Oran (Algeria) leave Scotland
1942 - US gens Clark & Lemnitzer & French gen Mast meet secretly in Algeria
1944 - Kurita's vice-admiral fleet leaves North-Borneo
1946 - 2 British ships sink near Albania
1948 - Egyptian flagship King Farouk sunk by Israel
1949 - 200 killed in train derailment near Nowy Dwor Poland
1949 - Emile Zatopek runs world record 10,000m (29:21.2)
1950 - LA Rams beat Baltimore Colts 70-27
1951 - Earthquake hits Formosa, 100 killed
1951 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1953 - Laos gains full independence from France
1954 - West Germany joins North Atlantic Treaty Organization
1955 - WWNY TV channel 7 in Carthage-Watertown, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 - France intercept Moroccan plane, arrest Ben Bella
1956 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1956 - A concrete girder weighing 200 tons kills 48 in Karachi, Pakistan.
1957 - Conrad Adenauer re-elected chancellor of West-Germany
1957 - KJAC TV channel 4 in Port Arthur-Beaumont, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast
1959 - "Take Me Along" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 448 performances
1959 - Bob Merrill's musical "Take me Along," premieres in NYC
1961 - 75,000 Flemings demand equal rights & Flemish language in Belgium
1961 - Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Antonio Golf Civitan
1962 - JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba

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US President John F. Kennedy

1962 - JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis
1962 - JFK receives Ugandan premier Milton Obote
1962 - Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1963 - 225,000 students boycot Chicago schools in Freedom Day protest
1963 - BAC One-Eleven prototype airliner crashes on October 22 in UK with the loss of all on board.
1964 - EMI rejects audition by "High Numbers," they go on to become The Who
1964 - French philosopher/author Jean-Paul Sartre refuses Nobel prize

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Jean-Paul Sartre

1964 - US performs underground nuclear test at Hattiesburg Miss
1966 - USSR launches Luna 12 for orbit around Moon
1967 - 17th Ryder Cup: US wins 23½-8½ at Champions Golf Club (Houston, Texas, US)
1967 - Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts
1967 - Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive VP of A's by Charlie Finley
1967 - Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA Carlsbad Jaycee Golf Open
1968 - Apollo 7 returns to Earth
1969 - KAPN-AM in Santa Barbara CA changes call letters to KDB-AM
1969 - Paul McCartney denies rumors of his death
1971 - USSR performs nuclear test
1972 - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA GAC Golf Classic
1972 - Oakland A's 1st championship; beat Reds, 4 games to 3 in World Series
1973 - Israeli troops reconquer mountain Hermon
1973 - Security Council Resolution 338-cease fire to Yom Kippur War
1974 - Yanks trade Bobby Murcer to Giants for Bobby Bonds
1975 - "Me & Bessie" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 453 performances
1975 - Cin Reds beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 72nd World Series
1975 - Soviet spacecraft Venera 9 soft-lands on Venus
1975 - Turkish diplomat shot to death in Vienna
1975 - World Football League disbands
1976 - Rick Barry (SF), begins then longest NBA free throw streak of 60
1976 - Red Dye No. 4 is banned by the US Food and Drug Administration after it is discovered that it causes tumors in the bladders of dogs. The dye is still used in Canada.
1977 - International Sun-Earth Explorers 1 & 2 launched into Earth orbit
1978 - "King of Hearts" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 48 performances
1978 - 8th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:32:30
1978 - 9th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:12:12
1978 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Houston Exchange Golf Classic Clubs
1978 - Grete Weitz runs female world record marathon (2:32:29.8)
1978 - Laugh-in's Judy Carne arrested at Gatwick Airport for drug possession
1978 - Pope John Paul II installed

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264th Pope John Paul II

1979 - "One Mo' Time" with Vernel Bagners premieres in NYC
1979 - Deposed Shah of Iran arrives in NY for medical treatment
1979 - Walt Disney World's 100-millionth guest
1980 - 4th government of Martens forms in Belgium
1980 - New South Korean constitution comes into effect
1981 - Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified
1981 - Start of 1st-class game at Newcastle, NSW v Queensland
1981 - US national debt tops $1 trillion
1981 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1981 - The founding congress of the Nepal Workers and Peasants Organisation faction led by Hareram Sharma and D.P. Singh begins.
1981 - The TGV railway service Paris-Lyon is inaugurated.
1982 - Gene Mauch resigns as manager of Angels
1983 - Two correctional officers are killed by inmates in Marion, Illinois. The incident inspired the Supermax model of prisons.
1984 - NFL quarterback Ken Stabler retires
1984 - Paul McCartney releases "Give My Regards to Broad Street" soundtrack

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Pop Singer & Beatle Paul McCartney

1985 - Bret Saberhagen gives KC Royals their 1st World Series win
1986 - "Into the Light" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 6 performances
1987 - "Cabaret" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 262 performances
1987 - Nobel prize for literature awarded to Joseph Brodsky
1988 - Elton John sells out Madison Square Garden for a record 26th time

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Singer Elton John

1988 - Supreme Ct Justice Sandra Day O'Connor OK after breast cancer surgery
1989 - Denver Nuggets beat Jugoplastika Split 135-129 in 3rd McDonald Open
1989 - Red Khmer occupies Pailin in Cambodia
1991 - General Motors announces 9 month loss of $US2.2 billion
1992 - Atlanta, becomes 1st US team to win a World Series game out of US
1992 - Space Shuttle STS 52 (Columbia 13) launches into space
1992 - Wendy Wasserstein's "Sisters Rosensweig," premieres in NYC
1993 - Actor James Coburn (65) weds Paula Murad (37)
1993 - Cosmonaut Aleksandr Serebrov makes record 9th space walk
1994 - "Philadelphia, Here I Come" closes at Criterion NYC after 52 perfs
1994 - Statue of Sam Houston unveiled in Texas
1994 - Tony Rominger bicycles world record time (53,832 km)
1995 - "Swinging On a Star" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 97 perfs
1996 - NY Yankee Bernie Williams hits record tying 7th post season HR, as Yanks tie record of 6th straight post season road win (en route to 8)
1997 - Cleve Marquis Grissom World Series hitting streak ends after 15 games
1997 - Coldest World Series game Marlins vs Cleveland (38°F)
1997 - Larry Flynt sells Hustler in a non-zoned area of Cincinnati

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Magazine Publisher Larry Flynt

1997 - Yahoo completes purchase of Four11
1997 - NY Ranger Wayne Gretsky wife Janet is knocked unconcious & gets 2 stitches while watching the game as a plexiglass falls on her
1997 - 2nd longest 9 inning World Series game (4:12) as Marlins & Indians were tied 7-7 going into the 9th, Mariners win 14-11
1997 - Compaq testifies Microsoft threaten to break Windows 95 agreement if they showcased a Netscape icon
1999 - Maurice Papon, an official in the Vichy France government during World War II, is jailed for crimes against humanity.
2005 - Tropical Storm Alpha forms in the Atlantic Basin, making the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season the most active Atlantic hurricane season on record with 22 named storms.
2006 - A Panama Canal expansion proposal is approved by 77.8% of voters in a National referendum held in Panama.
2008 - India launches its first unmanned lunar mission Chandrayaan-1.


Music history on Oct. 22

1811 - Composer Franz Liszt was born.

1832 - Founder of the New York Philharmonic, Leopold Damrosch, was born in Russia.

1883 - The Metropolitan Opera House held its grand opening in New York.

1917 - Leopold Stokowski led the Philadelphia Orchestra in its first recording session.

1961 - Chubby Checker appeared on the "Ed Sullivan Show" and performed "The Twist."
1964 - The Who failed an audition with EMI. They were known as High Numbers at the time.

1965 - "Get Off My Cloud" was released in the U.K. by the Rolling Stones.

1966 - The Beach Boys released the single "Good Vibrations."

1974 - "Hotter Than heck was released by KISS. It was the second album to be released by the band.

1976 - Keith Moon performed for the last time with The Who.

1978 - Earth, Wind & Fire began a sold-out tour in the U.S. that consisted of 75 dates.
1982 - Mayor Sara Robertson in Worcester, MA, declared today Van Halen Day in response to local fans collecting 25,000 signatures requesting the band add a second show to their tour.

1983 - New York's Metropolitan Opera celebrated its 100th anniversary.

1997 - MTV Italy launched its first domestically planned and produced Italian-language show, "Sonic."

1997 - Italy's antitrust agency, the Guarantor for Competition fined the Italian divisions of BMG, EMI, PolyGram, Sony Music and Warner Music a total of 7.7 billion lire ($4.5 million), with the claim that they had formed a cartel to drown out competition.


Sports history on October 22

1939 - The first televised pro football game was telecast from New York. Brooklyn defeated Philadelphia 23-14.

1950 - The Los Angeles Rams set an NFL record by defeating the Baltimore Colts 70-27. It was a record score for a regular season game.

2000 - Corey Dillon (Cincinnati Bengals) ran for 278 yards against the Denver Broncos.

2011 - Albert Pujols (St. Louis Cardinals) became the third player to hit three home runs in a World Series game.


Famous birthdays on October 22

1071 - William IX, Duke of Aquitaine and poet (d. 1126)
1197 - Emperor Juntoku of Japan (d. 1242)
1592 - Gustaf Horn, Swedish soldier and politician (d. 1657)
1686 - Georg Balthasar Schott, composer
1688 - Nadir Shah of Persia (d. 1747)
1689 - King John V of Portugal (d. 1750)
1698 - Nicola Bonifacio Logroscino, composer
1701 - Maria Amalia of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1756)
1729 - Johann Reinhold Forster, German botanist (d. 1798)
1737 - Vincenzo Manfredini, composer
1752 - Ambrogio Minoja, composer
1761 - Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, composer
1765 - Daniel Steibelt, composer
1766 - Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king
1770 - Thomas Seebeck, Baltic German physicist (d. 1831)
1790 - Jan Ackersdijk, Dutch political economist
1809 - Federico Ricci, composer
1809 - Volney E. Howard, American politician (d. 1889)
1810 - Henry Bohlen, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1811 - Franz Liszt, Raiding Hungary, romantic composer/virtuoso pianist ( Faust Symphony), (d. 1886)
1818 - Leconte de Lisle, writer
1821 - Collis Potter Huntington, American railroad executive (d. 1900)
1826 - Guglielmo Quarenghi, composer
1832 - August Labitzky, composer
1832 - Leopold Damrosch, composer
1838 - Carl Fuchs, composer
1845 - Sarah Bernhardt, France, actress (Camille, Queen Elizabeth)
1847 - Jacobus Herculas [Uncle Koos] de la Rey, South African politician
1865 - Kristjan Raud, Estonian painter (d. 1943)
1870 - Ivan Bunin, Russia, poet/novelist (Gentleman from SF-Nobel 1933)
1870 - Alfred Douglas, English partner of Oscar Wilde (d. 1945)

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Writer/Poet Oscar Wilde (1870)

1873 - Gustaf John Ramstedt, Finland-Swedish linguist and diplomat (d. 1950)
1876 - Karl B Adam, German theologist (Christ our Brother)
1880 - Joe Carr, Ohio, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39)
1881 - Clinton Davisson, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)
1883 - Adolf A Joffe, Russian revolutionary/writer (Brest-Litovsk)
1883 - Viktor Jacobi, composer
1885 - Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)
1885 - Lothar Windsperger, composer
1886 - Erik Bergman, Lutheran pastor (d. 1970)
1887 - John Reed, journalist who reported on Mexican, Russian revolutions
1891 - Fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer
1891 - Parker Fennelly, American comedian and actor (d.1988)
1894 - Méi Lánfāng, Chinese opera performer (d. 1961)
1896 - Charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C)
1898 - Damaso Alonso, Spanish poet (Hijos de la ira)
1898 - Marcel Mihalovici, composer
1900 - Edward R Stettinius, US, foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat
1900 - James Hall, Dallas TX, actor (heck's Angels)
1901 - Charles Huggins, Canada, US physician
1903 - George Beadle, US biologist (Nobel 1958)
1904 - Paul Arma, composer
1905 - Constance Bennett, NYC, actress (Easiest Way, Ladies in Love)
1905 - Joseph Kosma, composer
1905 - Karl Jansky, Czech, discoverer (cosmic radio emissions in 1932)
1906 - Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper)
1906 - Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (One in White, Darkness at Noon)
1907 - Henriette Wyeth, 1st lady of american art
1907 - Jimmy Foxx, baseball HR hitter (534, Detroit Tigers)
1908 - Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist
1908 - John Sutton, Rawalpindi India, actor (Tower of London, Return of Fly)
1908 - John Gould, American humorist, essayist, and columnist (d. 2003)
1909 - Litz Pisk, movement teacher
1912 - Frances Drake, American actress (d. 2000)
1913 - Annette Rogers, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932, 36)
1913 - Bo Dai, last emporer of Vietnam
1913 - Patricia "Boots" Mallory, US dancer/actress (Handle With Care)
1913 - Tamara Desni, German-born British actress (d. 2008)
1913 - Hans-Peter Tschudi, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 2002)
1915 - Harry Hickox, Big Springs Tx, (Herb-Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
1916 - Michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen)
1916 - Sid Miller, Shenandoah Pa, actor (Donald O'Connor Texaco Show)
1917 - Joan Fontaine, Tokyo Japan, actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca)

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Actress Joan Fontaine (1917)

1918 - Lou Klein, American baseball player (d. 1976)
1919 - Doris Lessing, Kermanshah Iran, novelist (Golden Notebook)
1919 - Kathleen Ankers, American scenic designer (d. 2001)
1920 - Harry Potts, soccer star/manager
1920 - Mitzi Green, Bronx NY, actress (Little Orphan Annie)
1920 - Timothy Leary, Harvard prof (LSD taker)
1921 - Georges Brassens, French poet/cabaret singer
1921 - Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (d. 1986)
1922 - John H Chafee, (Sen-R-Rhode Island, 1976- )
1922 - John Weidner, Brussels, Belgium, war hero
1922 - Ton Lensink, Dutch actor (Rituelen)
1922 - Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentine footballer (d. 2001)
1923 - Pete Pihos, NFL end (Phil Eagles)
1923 - Bert Trautmann, German former footballer
1925 - Robert Rauschenberg, Port Arthur Tex, painter (Gloria)
1925 - Dory Previn [Dorothy Veronica Langan], Rahway, New Jersey, singer-songwriter (Mythical Kings, Iguanas), (d. 2012)
1926 - Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
1927 - Helenard J "Allan" Hendrickse, leader of S Afr Labour Party
1927 - Ray Stern, mother of radio personality Howard Stern
1928 - Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Brazilian movie director
1929 - Dory Previn, Rahway NJ, pop singer (Love Be My Cover)
1929 - Giorgio Gaslini, composer
1929 - Lev Jasjin, Russian soccer player (goalie)
1929 - Lev Yashin, Soviet footballer (d. 1990)
1931 - Hikaru Hayashi, composer
1933 - Donald Herod Peterson, Winona Mississippi, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 6)
1933 - Helmut Senekowitsch, Austrian footballer (d. 2007)
1934 - Donald McIntyre, Auckland NZ, Bass-Baritone (Wotan-Das Rheingold)
1935 - Judy Devlin Hashman, 10 time badminton champ (1957-67)
1936 - Neville E Alexander, South african (10 years in Robbeneiland Jail)
1937 - Tadeas Salva, composer
1937 - Manos Loïzos, Greek composer (d. 1982)
1938 - Christopher Lloyd, Stamford Ct, actor (Taxi, Back to the Future)
1938 - Derek Jacobi, London, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again)
1939 - Joaquim Chissano, president of Mozambique (1986- )
1939 - Ray Jones, rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
1939 - Tony Roberts, NYC, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show)
1939 - George Cohen, English footballer
1941 - Charles Keating, London England, actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World)
1942 - Annette Funicello, Utica NY, actress (Mickey Mouse Club)
1942 - Bobby Fuller, rocker
1942 - Robin John Maconie, composer
1943 - Allen James Coage, NYC, HW judo (Olympic-bronze-1976)
1943 - Bobby Fuller, Texas, rock vocalist/guitarist (Bobby Fuller Four)
1943 - Catherine Deneuve, [Dorleac], Paris, actress (Repulsion, Hunger)
1943 - Paul Zukofsky, Brooklyn NY, violinist (Cappricio)
1943 - Robert Long, [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
1943 - Jan de Bont, Dutch film director
1945 - Leslie West, [Weinstein] rocker (Mountain-Mississippi Queen)
1945 - Yvan Ponton, Canadian actor and television host
1946 - Eddie Brigati, Garfield NJ, rock vocalist (Rascals)
1946 - Richard Loncraine, director (Missionary, Deep Cover, Bellman & True)
1946 - Kelvin MacKenzie, British media tycoon
1946 - Claude Charron, French-Canadian politician and TV personality
1947 - Edward F Feighan, (Rep-D-OH, 1983- )
1947 - Lee Meredith, [Judith Lee Sauls], River Edge NJ, actress (Producers)
1947 - Neil Burton Rolnick, composer
1947 - Raymond Bachand, French-Canadian politician and businessman
1947 - Haley Barbour, American politician, governor of Mississippi
1948 - John Peterson, US, Middleweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
1948 - Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)
1948 - Lynette Fromme, American attempted assassin of Gerald Ford
1949 - Manfred Burgsmuller, WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire)
1949 - Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (d. 1990)
1949 - Vasilios Magginas, Greek politician
1949 - Arsène Wenger, French football manager
1952 - Jeff Goldblum, Pitts Pa, actor (Fly, Jurassic Park, Independence Day)
1953 - Roy Ristie, Suriname/Neth radio host (Apintie, Kankantrie)
1954 - Carla Dunlap, Newark NJ, bodybuilder (Pumping Iron 2)
1956 - Frank DiPino, American baseball player
1958 - Bobby Blotzner, rock drummer (Ratt-Round & Round)
1959 - Todd Graff, NYC, actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene)
1959 - Arto Salminen, Finnish writer (d. 2005)
1959 - Marc Shaiman, American composer
1960 - Darryl Jenifer, American bassist (Bad Brains)
1961 - Barbara Potter, Ct, tennis player (changed shirt on Wimbledon Court)
1961 - Donna Wynd, Auckland NZ, 1k sprint cyclist (Olympics-96)
1961 - Leonard Marshall, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, NY Jets)
1961 - Sanath Kaluperuma, cricketer (four Tests for Sri Lanka 1984-88)
1961 - Robert Torti, American actor
1962 - Derrick Waldroup, Chicago Ill, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96)
1962 - Gayle Stammer, Livermore California, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1963 - Brian Boitano, Mountainview California, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1988)
1963 - Cherie Witter, Everett Wash, playmate (February, 1985)
1964 - Toby Mac, American singer and songwriter
1965 - Marvin Washington, NFL defensive end (NY Jets, SF 49ers)
1965 - Otis Smith, NFL cornerback (NY Jets)
1965 - John Wesley Harding, American musician
1966 - Blair Hartland, cricketer (NZ opener)
1966 - Valeria Golino, Naples Italy, actress (Rain Man, Little Flames)
1967 - Rita Guerra, Portuguese singer
1967 - Ron Tugnutt, Canadian ice hockey player
1967 - Carlos Mencia, Honduras-born American comedian
1968 - Keith Osik, Port Jefferson NY, catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1968 - Shelby Lynne, Quantico Va, country singer (If I Could Bottle This Up)
1968 - Stephane Quintal, Boucherville, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
1968 - Warry van Wattum, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)
1968 - Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], Kingston, Jamaica, reggae rapper (Boombastic)

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Reggae Rapper Shaggy (1968)

1968 - Jay Johnston, American actor and comedian (Mr. Show)
1969 - Cuty [Yumi] Suzuki, Kawaguchi Japan, wrestler (Japan)
1969 - Kevin Carrasco, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1969 - Spike Jonze, American director and film producer
1969 - Helmut Lotti, Belgian singer
1970 - Coleman Rudolph, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
1970 - Steve Campbell, Buffalo NY, tennis star
1970 - Winston Bogarde, soccer player (Sparta/Ajax)
1971 - Amanda Coetzer, Hoopstad South Africa, tennis star (1996 Aust semi)
1971 - Anthony "Pig" Miller, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Atlanta Hawks)
1971 - Mitchel van der Gaag, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Motherwell)
1971 - Timothy Christopher Carswell, Christchurch NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1972 - Scott Lachance, Charlottesville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
1972 - Tyrone Williams, WLAF/NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears, Rhein Fire)
1972 - Victoria Lagerstrom, Miss Sweden Universe (1997)
1972 - D'Lo Brown, American professional wrestler
1973 - Kathy Butler, Edinburgh Scotld, Canad 3k/5k runner (Olympic-8-92, 96)
1973 - Andrés Palop, Spanish footballer
1973 - Ichiro Suzuki, Japanese baseball player
1974 - Layla Harvest Roberts, Kealakekua HI, playmate (Oct, 1997)
1974 - Miroslav Satan, Topolcany Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers, Sabres)
1974 - Tim Kinsella, American musician
1975 - Melchior Schoenmakers, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1975 - Martín Cardetti, Argentine footballer
1975 - Míchel Salgado, Spanish footballer
1976 - Jon Foreman, American musician (Switchfoot)
1976 - Helen Svedin, Swedish model
1977 - Katrina Bergstrom, Miss North Dakota Teen USA (1996)
1978 - Chaswe Nsofwa, Zambian footballer (d. 2007)
1978 - Owais Shah, English cricketer
1978 - Dion Glover, American basketball player
1979 - Eve Chalom, Detroit Mich, dance skater (& Gates--1995 Nat Jr champ)
1980 - Garrett Tierney, American musician (Brand New)
1981 - Michael Fishman, Long Beach California, actor (DJ-Roseanne)
1981 - Olivier Pla, French racing driver
1982 - Robinson Canó, Dominican baseball player
1982 - Heath Miller, American football player
1982 - Daniel M. Johnson "The Untouchable DJ Drastic", American DJ, music industry professional, and radio presenter
1983 - Glenn Loovens, Dutch footballer
1985 - Zac Hanson, Tulsa OK, singer (Hansons-MMMMbop)
1986 - Kara Lang, Canadian soccer player
1987 - Jake Richardson, English footballer
1990 - Jonathan William Lipnicki, actor (Jeff Foxworthy Show, Jerry McGuirre)
1992 - Sofia Vassilieva, American actress

Quote for today:

A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.
- General George S. Patton


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Historic events on October 23

4004 BC - Creation of the world begins according to the calculations of Archbishop James Ussher
42 BC - Roman Republican civil wars: Second Battle of Philippi - Brutus's army is decisively defeated by Mark Antony and Octavian. Brutus commits suicide.
425 - Valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6.
502 - The Synodus Palmaris, called by Gothic king Theodoric the Great, discharges Pope Symmachus of all charges, thus ending the schism of Antipope Laurentius.
585 - Burgundy king Guntram opens synod of Mâcon (Mastico)
787 - Byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea
1086 - Battle of az-Zallaqah: Army of Yusuf ibn Tashfin defeats the forces of Castilian King Alfonso VI
1091 - Tornado (possible T8/F4) strikes the heart of London killing 2 and demolishing the then wooden London Bridge
1157 - The Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country.
1229 - Otto II becomes earl of Gelre
1520 - King Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V
1588 - Medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander
1641 - Outbreak of the Irish Rebellion of 1641 - anniversary commemorated by Irish Protestants for over 200 years.
1642 - Battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament
1644 - Sea battle of Fehmarn Sont: Adm Thijssen beats Denen
1668 - Jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade
1679 - Meal Tub Plot against James II of England
1681 - French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Staatsburg
1684 - Colony Massachusetts under authority of English crown mounted
1690 - Revolt in Haarlem after public ban on smoking
1694 - American colonial forces, led by Sir William Phipps, fail to seize Quebec.
1702 - -24] Battle in Bay of Vigo: Neth/Engl fleet destroy Span/French fleet
1739 - War of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain.
1760 - 1st Jewish prayer books printed in US
1775 - Continental Congress approves resolution barring blacks from army
1790 - Slaves revolt in Haiti (later suppressed)
1805 - Sailing ship "Aeneus" sinks off Newfoundland killing 340
1812 - Failed coup against emperor Napoleon
1813 - The Pacific Fur Company trading post in Astoria, Oregon is turned over to the rival British North West Company (the fur trade in the Pacific Northwest was dominated for the next three decades by the United Kingdom).
1814 - 1st plastic surgery is performed (England)
1824 - 1st steam locomotive is introduced
1853 - Maastricht-Aken railway in Neth opens
1854 - The Times give precise British positions in Krim
1864 - Battle of Westport, Missouri
1864 - Union General Samuel R Curtis defeats Confederate General Stirling Price
1867 - 72 Senators are summoned by Royal Proclamation to serve as the first members of the Canadian Senate.
1871 - Columbia & Sappho (US) beat Livonia (UK) in 3rd America's Cup
1876 - New Orleans Mint reopens as an assay office
1884 - 1st World Series OKed by AA, Providence (NL) beats NY Mets (AA) 6-0
1886 - St Louis Browns win World Championship by beating Chicago 4-3 in 10
1888 - Pelham Bay Park in Bronx, vested
1890 - Opera "Prince Igor" is produced (St Petersburg)
1893 - C Dazey's "In Old Kentucky" premieres in NYC (27 seasons)
1905 - Edward Milton Royle's "Squaw Man," premieres in NYC
1910 - Blanche Scott became 1st woman solo a public airplane flight
1910 - Phila A's beat Chicago Cubs 4 games to 1 in 7th World Series
1910 - Ritz Hotel in Madrid opens: 200 chambers/100 bathtubs
1915 - 1st national horseshoe throwing championship (Kellerton, Iowa)
1915 - 25,000 women march in NYC, demanding right to vote
1917 - 1st Infantry division "Big Red One" shoots 1st US shot in WW I
1917 - Lenin speaks against Kamenev, Kollontai, Stalin & Trotsky
1918 - Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17)
1919 - Romberg & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC
1920 - Chicago grand jury indicts Abe Attell, Hal Chase, & Bill Burns as go-betweens in Black Sox World Series scandal
1921 - Green Bay Packers play 1st NFL game, 7-6 win over Minneapolis
1921 - Leos Janacek's opera "Kat'a Kabanova," premieres in Brno
1922 - Channing Pollock's "Fool," premieres in NYC
1922 - Conservative A Bonar forms new government in England
1923 - Babe Ruth makes a postseason exhibition appearance in a Giants uniform
1923 - Giants defeat Balt Orioles 9-0 to benefit former Giants owner John Day
1927 - Town of Netanya Israel founded by Nathan Strauss
1932 - "Fred Allen Show" premieres on radio
1932 - Pieter G Marais, S Afr minister of Education/Development aid
1934 - Jean Piccard & Jeanette Ridlen attain balloon height of 17.341 m (rec)
1935 - Gabby Hartnett selected NL MVP
1935 - Johnny Revolta wins PGA golf tournament
1935 - Dutch Schultz, Abe Landau, Otto Berman, and Bernard "Lulu" Rosencrantz are fatally shot at a saloon in Newark, New Jersey in what will become known as The Chophouse Massacre.
1941 - Walt Disney's "Dumbo" released
1942 - 1st ships of invasion fleet to Morocco leave Norfolk
1942 - During WW II, Britain launches major offensive at El Alamein, Egypt
1942 - German units go through Red October-factory in Stalingrad
1942 - All 12 passengers and crewmen aboard an American Airlines DC-3 airliner are killed when it is struck by a U.S. Army Air Forces bomber near Palm Springs, California. Amongst the victims is award-winning composer and songwriter Ralph Rainger ("Thanks for the Memory", "Love in Bloom", "Blue Hawaii").
1943 - 1st Jewish transport out of Rome reaches camp Birkenau
1943 - Burma railway opens
1944 - 1st Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam
1944 - Gulf of Leyte battle begin
1944 - Soviet army invades Hungary
1944 - Vice-adm Kurita's sailboat Atago sinks
1945 - Jackie Robinson signs Montreal Royal contract
1946 - UN General Assembly 2nd session convenes (1st NYC-Flushing Meadows)
1947 - NAACP petition on racism, "An Appeal to the World" presented to UN
1947 - Husband & wife Dr Carl Cori & Dr Gerty Cori are 1st spouses to be awarded joint Nobel Prizes
1953 - France grants Laos' sovereignty
1953 - German FR applies to NATO
1953 - WTRF TV channel 7 in Wheeling-Steubenville, WV (CBS) 1st broadcast
1954 - Britain, England, France & USSR agree to end occupation of Germany
1954 - German FR joins NATO
1954 - Pakistan governor-general Ghoelan Mohammed disbands parliament
1954 - WSAU TV channel 7 in Wausau, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 - Dominican League moves to winter baseball for 1st time
1956 - 1st video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast
1956 - Revolt against Stalinist policies begins in Hungary
1956 - Thousands of Hungarians protest against the government and Soviet occupation. (The Hungarian Revolution is crushed on November 4).
1957 - 1st test firing of Vanguard satellite launch vehicle, TV-3
1958 - De Gaulle offers Algerians defiance "peace of the brave"
1958 - Soviet novelist Boris Pasternak, wins Nobel Prize for Literature
1958 - USSR lends money to UAR to build Aswan High Dam
1958 - The Springhill Mine Bump - An underground earthquake traps 174 miners in the No. 2 colliery at Springhill, Nova Scotia, the deepest coal mine in North America at the time. By November 1, rescuers from around the world had dug out 100 of the victims, marking the death toll at 74.
1959 - Chinese troops move into India, 17 die
1961 - "Kwamina" opens at 54th St Theater NYC for 32 performances
1961 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1962 - Adlai Stevenson speaks at UN about Cuba crisis
1962 - USAF Major Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 40,800m
1962 - WCIV TV channel 4 in Charleston, SC (NBC) begins broadcasting
1963 - Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park," premieres in NYC
1964 - Japanese beat Russian for 1st Olympic Gold in woman's volleyball
1964 - Time Magazine uses term "op art" for 1st time
1966 - Sandra Spuzich/Jack Rule wins Haig & Haig Scotch Mixed Foursome Golf
1967 - "Henry, Sweet Henry" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 80 performances
1967 - NJ Americans (later NY/NJ Nets) play 1st ABA game
1968 - "Maggie Flynn" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 82 performances
1968 - Kip Keino (Kenya) wins gold medal for 1,500m (3 min 34.9 sec)
1969 - "Jimmy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 84 performances
1970 - Gary Gabelich sets auto speed record 622.4 mph (1,001 kph)
1971 - WXLT (now WWSB) TV channel 40 in Sarasota-Bradenton, FL (ABC) begins
1972 - "Pippin" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 1944 performances
1972 - Access credit cards introduced in Great Britain
1972 - WNJS TV channel 23 in Camden, NJ (PBS) begins broadcasting
1973 - Nixon agrees to turn over White House tape recordings to Judge Sirica
1973 - UN's revised International Telecommunication Convention adopted
1973 - Yankee GM & pres Lee MacPhail named AL president
1974 - Cubs trade Billy Williams to A's for Manny Trillo, Knowles & Locker
1974 - Lake Isaac in Cleveland Metroparks' Big Creek Reservation dedicated
1975 - Battle between Cuba & South Africa troops in Angola
1975 - Islander Glenn Resch's 5th shut-out opponent-Flyers 3-0
1977 - 7th NYC Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman in 2:43:10
1977 - 8th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:11:38
1977 - Panamanians vote 2:1 to approve new Canal treaties
1977 - Paleontologist Elso Barghoorn announces that 34-billion-year-old one-celled fossils, the earliest life forms, had been discovered
1978 - CBS raises LP prices to $8.98
1978 - China & Japan formally ends 4 decades of dissension
1978 - Sid Vicious attempts suicide while at Riker's Detention Center in NYC
1979 - Billy Martin is involved in a barroom altercation with Joseph Cooper, a Minn marshmallow salesman. Cooper requires 15 stitches
1980 - "Tintypes" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 93 performances
1980 - McCosker (168) & Dyson (152) make 319 opening stand cricket, NSW v WA
1980 - Soviet PM Nikolai Tichonov succeeds Alexei Kosygin, due to illness
1981 - US national debt hits $1 trillion
1983 - 13th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:27:00
1983 - 14th NYC Marathon won by Rod Dixon in 2:08:59
1983 - 400,000 demonstrate in Brussels, against cruise missile
1983 - Suicide terrorist truck bomb kills 243 US personnel in Beirut
1984 - Cubs Rick Sutcliffe, selected as a unanimous choice as NL Cy Young
1984 - NBC airs BBC footage of Ethiopian famine
1984 - STS 51-A launch vehicle moves to launch pad
1987 - Dutch government gives Fokker's Aircraft Ÿ212 million credit
1987 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1987 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1988 - Boston Celtics play Spain in Madrid
1988 - Robert Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by US Senate
1989 - Browns' Bernie Kosar sets club record with a 97-yard TD pass
1989 - George Harrison releases "Best of Dark Horse 1976-89" album
1989 - Hungary proclaims itself a republic & declares communist rule ended
1989 - US 62nd manned space mission STS 34 (Atlantis 5) returns from space
1989 - William Nicholson's "Shadowlands," premieres in London
1990 - Iraq announces release of 330 French hostages
1991 - "Les Miserables," opens at Mogador Theatre, Paris
1991 - Clarence Thomas, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
1991 - Dr Jack Kevorkian's suicide machine kills 2 women
1992 - Emperor Akihito becomes the first Emperor of Japan to stand on Chinese soil.
1993 - 7 killed by IRA-bomb attack in Belfast
1993 - Paramilitia kills 22 demonstrators at Bijbihara Kashmir
1993 - Tor Blue Jays beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 2, in 89th World Series
1994 - 3rd Solheim Cup: US beats Europe, 13-7 at Greenbrier WV
1996 - NY Yankees set record by coming back from 6-0 in World Series game to beat Atlanta Braves 8-6, also set record of 7th straight road win
1997 - "Triumph of Love," opens at Royale Theater NYC
1997 - At 6:11 AM San Francisco experiences a black out
1997 - Dow Jones drops 186.88 pts
1997 - Les Alexander, owner of Houston Rockets buys NHL's Edmonton Oilers
1998 - Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat reach a "land for peace" agreement.
2001 - The Provisional Irish Republican Army of Northern Ireland commences disarmament after peace talks.
2001 - Apple releases the iPod.
2002 - Moscow Theatre Siege begins: Chechen rebels seize the House of Culture theater in Moscow and take approximately 700 theater-goers hostage.
2004 - A powerful earthquake and its aftershocks hit Niigata prefecture, northern Japan, killing 35 people, injuring 2,200, and leaving 85,000 homeless or evacuated.
2009 - The United Nations "Rotterdam Rules" convention regulating international maritime carriage of goods is ratified with its twentieth signature.
2011 - A powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Van Province, Turkey, killing 582 people and injuring thousands.


Music history on Oct. 23

1941 - "Clarinet a la King" was recorded by Benny Goodman and his orchestra.

1962 - Steveland Morris Judkins, later known as Little Stevie Wonder, at the age of 12 recorded his first single. The song was "Thank you for Loving Me All the Way."

1965 - "Turn! Turn! Turn!" was released by the Byrds.

1972 - The musical "Pippin" opened on Broadway.

1978 - Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious attempted to commit suicide while awaiting trial for killing his girlfriend Nancy Spungen.

1978 - CBS Records raised the price of vinyl records by one dollar to $8.98.

1995 - In Houston, TX, a jury convicted Yolanda Saldivar of the murder of Selena.

1995 - Tone-Loc was ordered to take an anger management class after fighting with a pizza delivery person.

1997 - The musical "Triumph of Love" opened at the Royale Theatre.

1998 - Eddie Nichols (Royal Crown Revue) was arrested in Toledo, OH, for allegedly hitting a sheriff in a diner. Nichols was charged with a felony and held without bail over the weekend.

2000 - The PJ Havey album "Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea" was released. It was her fifth studio album.

2005 - In Chicago, IL, Lou Rawls gave his last performance when he performed the national anthem of the United States to start Game Two of the 2005 World Series.


Sports history on Oct. 23

1930 - J.K. Scott won the first miniature golf tournament. The event was held in Chattanooga, TN.

1945 - The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Jackie Robinson.

1978 - Bryan Trottier (New York Islanders) broke an NHL record when he scored six points in one period.

1988 - Dan Marino (Miami Dolphins) passed for 521 yards, three touchdowns and completed 35 of 60 against the New York Jets. It was considered the single-best passing day in NFL history.

1993 - Joe Carter (Toronto Blue Jays) became only the second player to end the World Series with a homerun.

1993 - The Toronto Maple Leafs set an NHL record when they won their ninth straight game at the start of the season.

1996 - The civil trial of O.J. Simpson opened in Santa Monica, CA. Simpson was later found liable in the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole and her friend, Ronald Goldman.

1998 - Mark Messier (Vancouver Canucks) became only the 10th player in NHL history to reach 600 career goals.

2002 - Brett Hull (Detroit Red Wings) got his 1,250th career point.

2003 - Peter Forsberg (Colorado Avalanche) scored his 200th career goal. He scored three goals in the Avalanche's 6-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.


Famous birthdays on Oct. 23

1503 - Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (d. 1539)
1516 - Charlotte de Valois, princess of France (d. 1524)
1543 - Juan de la Cueva, Spain, dramatist
1634 - Hedvig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen of Sweden (d. 1715)
1654 - Johann Bernhard Staudt, composer
1698 - Ange-Jacques Gabriel, French court architect (Palace de la Concorde)
1705 - Maximilian Ulysses Count Browne, Austrian field marshal (d. 1757)
1713 - Peter Burmannus Secundus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch classicist
1715 - Peter II Aleksejevitsj, Saint Petersburg, tsar of Russia (1727-30)
1752 - Nicolas Appert, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet)
1762 - Samuel Morey, American inventor (d. 1843)
1766 - Emmanuel, marquis de Grouchy, French marshal (d. 1847)
1767 - H Benjamin Constant, [de Rebeque], French politician/writer
1771 - Jean-Andoche Junot, French general (d. 1813)
1773 - Pietro Generali, composer
1788 - Sarah Hale, founder (Seaman's Aid Society of Boston)
1790 - Chauncey Allen Goodrich, American clergyman (d. 1860)
1794 - Joseph Panny, composer
1796 - Stefano Franscini, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1857)
1797 - John J Rochussen, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1845-51)
1801 - Gustav Albert Lortzing, composer
1805 - Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Nachsommer)
1805 - John Russell Bartlett, American linguist (d. 1886)
1810 - [Sarah] Margaret Fuller Ossoli, US feminist/revolutionary (NY Tribune)
1813 - Ludwig Leichhardt, German explorer (d. 1848)
1815 - João Maurício Wanderley, Brazilian magistrate and politician (d. 1889)
1817 - Pierre Athanase Larousse, French lexicographer (d. 1875)
1819 - Isac Baker Woodbury, composer
1820 - James Monroe Goggin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1889
1824 - Thomas Gamble Pitcher, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1828 - Turner Ashby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1835 - Adlai Stevenson, (D) 23rd VP (1893-97)
1844 - Louis Riel, Manitoba, leader of insurrection of Metis
1844 - Robert S Bridges, England, poet laureate (Eros & Psyche)
1846 - Alexander Andreyevich Archangel'sky, composer
1851 - Guillaume Couture, composer
1852 - Jean-Louis Forain, French etcher/lithographer
1865 - Neltje Blanchan, American writer (d. 1918)
1868 - Rama V, [Chulalongkorn], leader of Thailand (-1910)
1869 - Jacobus H "Koos" Speenhoff, Dutch singer
1870 - Francis Kelley, Catholic Bishop of Oklahoma (d. 1948)
1873 - William D. Coolidge, American physicist and inventor (d. 1975)
1875 - Gilbert N. Lewis, American chemist (d. 1946)
1876 - Franz Schlegelberger, German judge and politician (d. 1970)
1880 - Una O'Connor, Belfast Ireland, actress (David Copperfield)
1885 - Lawren Harris, Canadian painter (d. 1970)
1888 - Onésime Gagnon, Canadian politician (d. 1961)
1893 - Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Peau d'Ane)
1893 - Gummo Marx, American actor (d. 1977)
1894 - Rube Bressler, baseball player (d. 1966)
1896 - André Lévêque, French engineer (d. 1930)
1899 - Lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond)
1900 - Douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain)
1902 - Otmar Nussio, composer
1902 - Otto J Gombosi, Hungarian/US musicologist
1903 - Milford Dolliole, pioneer jazz drummer
1904 - Harvey Penick, American golfer (d. 1995)
1905 - Alexander Shamil'yevich Melik-Pashayev, composer
1905 - Felix Bloch, Swiss/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1952)
1906 - Gertrude Ederle, NYC, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1924)
1906 - Miriam Gideon, composer
1910 - Hayden Rorke, Bkln NY, actor (Dr Bellows-I Dream of Jeannie)
1910 - Sally O'Neil, Bayonne NJ, actress (Beggar's Holiday, Moth)
1914 - Frank (Bruiser) Kinard, NFL, AAFC tackle (Bkln, NY Yankees)
1917 - Robert Bray, Kalispell Mont, actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West)
1918 - James Daly, Wisc, actor (Medical Center)
1918 - Peggy Moran, actress (Double Date, Horror Island)
1920 - Ted Fujita, Japanese meteorologist (d. 1998)
1921 - Tom Manders, Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus)
1922 - Coleen Gray, Staplehurst Nebraska, actress (Apache Drums)
1922 - Stuart Sloan, war hero/test pilot
1923 - Frank Sutton, Clarksville Tenn, actor (Sgt Carter-Gomer Pyle USMC)
1923 - Ned Rorem, Richmond Indiana, composer/author (Sky Music)
1925 - Johnny Carson, Corning Iowa, comedian (Tonight Show, Who Do You Trust)
1925 - Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer/conductor (Never on Sunday)
1925 - Nanni Loy, film director
1927 - Edward Kienholz, US sculptor (Roxy)
1927 - Leszek Kolakowski, Polish philosopher (Conversations with the Devil)
1928 - Alexander Tanev, composer
1928 - Bella Darvi, [Bayla Wegier], Sosnowiec Poland, actress (Racers)
1928 - Patrick Peter Sacco, composer
1930 - Gerard Blain, Paris France, actor (Hatari)
1931 - Diana Dors, [Fluck], Swindon England, actress (Berserk!, Steaming)
1931 - Jim Bunning, Phillies pitcher (perfect Game vs Mets 1965)/(Rep-R-Ky)
1931 - Jim Bunning, American baseball player and politician
1932 - Dimitra Arliss, actress (Rich Man Poor Man II)
1933 - Tom Dewdney, cricket pace bowler (WI of 50's)
1935 - Chi Chi Rodriguez, Rio Piedras PR, PGA golfer (1972 Byron Nelson)
1935 - Zbigniew Rudzinski, composer
1936 - Barry Sinclair, cricketer (21 Tests for NZ in the 60's, 3 centuries)
1936 - Philip Kaufman, director (Right Stuff, Henry & June)
1938 - John Heinz, (Sen-R-PA, 1977- )
1938 - Jordan Christopher, Youngstown Ohio, actor (Secrets of Midland Heights)
1939 - Charlie Foxx, US songwriter/soul singer (Mockingbird)
1939 - Ellie Greenwich, rocker
1940 - Freddie Marsden, Liverpool, rock drummer (Gerry & The Pacemakers)
1940 - Pelé [Edson Arantes do Nascimento], Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Brazilian footballer (Player of the Century - 1281 goals in 1363 games)
1941 - Colin Milburn, cricketer (England bat whose career was cut short)
1941 - Igor Smirnov, Moldovan politician
1941 - Mel Winkler, American actor
1942 - Anita Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)
1942 - Michael Crichton, Chicago, novelist (Andromeda Strain, Congo, Looker), (d. 2008)
1944 - Warren Burton, Chicago IL, actor (Jason Dunlap-Another World
1945 - Kim Larsen, Danish singer
1946 - Gerda Lenten-Havertong, Surinam, Dutch singer/actress (Sesame St)
1946 - Miklos Nemeth, Hungary, javelin thrower (Olympic-gold-1976)
1946 - Mel Martinez, American politician
1947 - Greg Ridley, rocker
1948 - Hermann Hauser, Austrian-born entrepreneur
1948 - Brian Ross, American journalist
1948 - Tony Anselmo, American animator and cartoon voice actor
1949 - Michael 'Wurzel' Burston, British musician (Motörhead)
1949 - Nick Tosches, American writer
1950 - Harry Sacksioni, Dutch guitarist (Around the Corner)
1951 - Michael Rupert, Denver Colo, actor (Pasadena Playhouse)
1951 - Charly García, Argentine singer
1951 - Fatmir Sejdiu, President of Kosovo
1952 - Pierre Moerlen, French drummer and percussionist (d. 2005)
1954 - Ang Lee, director (Ice Storm, Wedding Banquet, Sense & Sensibility)
1954 - Ang Lee, Taiwanese-born director
1956 - Betsy Nagelsen, St Petersburg FL, tennis star
1956 - Darrell Pace, Cin Ohio, archer (Oly-2 gold/silver-1976, 84, 88)
1956 - Dwight Yoakam, Pikeville Ky, country singer (Honky Tonk Man)
1957 - Louann Fernald San Antonio TX, playmate (Jun, 1979)
1957 - Sue Ertl, LPGA golfer
1958 - Michael Eric Dyson, American activist, professor, author
1959 - Weird Al Yankovic [Alfred Matthew], California, parody singer (Eat It, UHF, Naked Gun)
1959 - Sam Raimi, actor (Indian Summer, Thou Shalt Not Kill Except)
1960 - Wayne Rainey, American motorcyclist
1960 - Randy Pausch, American computer science professor, author
1961 - Laurie Halse Anderson, American writer
1961 - Don and Ron Harris, American professional wrestlers
1961 - Andoni Zubizarreta, Spanish footballer
1962 - Beatie Edney, London England, actress (Diary of a Mad Old Man)
1962 - Christo van Rensburg, South Africa, tennis star
1962 - Daria Scagliola, Italian/Dutch photographer (vuurtorenpostzegels)
1962 - Doug Flutie, CFL/NFL quarterback (Argonauts, Generals, Bears, Pats)
1962 - Jaime Yzaga, Peru, tennis star
1962 - Mike Tomczak, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1963 - David Bedard, Montreal QUE, 3m springboard diver (Oly-84, 88, 92, 96)
1963 - Katherine Hushaw, Anaheim Ca, playmate (Oct, 1986)
1965 - Al Leiter, Toms River NJ, pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Mets)
1965 - Augusten Burroughs, American writer
1966 - Alex Zanardi, Italian race car driver
1967 - Jaime Yzaga, Lima Peru, tennis star
1967 - Michael Philbrick, CFL defensive tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1967 - Dale Crover, American musician (Melvins, The Men of *bleep*, Altamont)
1968 - Bettina Fulco Villella, Mar Del Plata Arg, tennis star (1993 Futures)
1968 - Kendall Gammon, NFL center (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - Kevin Henry, NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - Maggie Philgence, St Lucia Castries VI, WPVA (Oly Fest-gold-91)
1969 - Brooke Theiss, California, actress (Wendy-Just the 10 of Us, Good & Evil)
1969 - Kristine Bailey, Livonia Mich, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995)
1970 - Grant Imahara, American TV Mythbuster
1971 - Alai Kalaniuvalu, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
1972 - Daryl Price, defensive end (San Francisco 49ers)
1972 - Patrise Alexander, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1972 - Tiffeny Milbrett, Portland Oregon, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
1973 - Blaine McElmurry, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1973 - Mac Cozier, soccer forward (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 - Shawn Wooden, free safety (Miami Dolphins)
1973 - Sjoerd Sanders, soccer player (PSV/MVV)
1974 - Beatrice Roini Liua Faumuina, NZ, discus thrower (Olympics-96)
1974 - Dani Tyler, Denver Colo, softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1974 - Kaleena Kiff, Santa Monica California, actress (Patti-Love Sidney)
1974 - Sander Westerveld, soccer player (FC Twente)
1975 - Keith Van Horn, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
1975 - Odalys García, Cuban actress
1975 - Jessicka, American artist
1976 - Julie Howard, Brantford ON, 100m/200m backstroker (Olympics-27-92, 96)
1976 - Cat Deeley, English model and television personality
1976 - Ryan Reynolds, Canadian actor and comedian
1978 - Steve Harmison, English cricketer
1978 - Jimmy Bullard, English footballer
1978 - Archie Thompson, Australian footballer
1979 - Simon Davies, Welsh footballer
1979 - Jorge Solís, Mexican professional boxer
1980 - Jade Davidson, Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)
1980 - Pedro Liriano, Dominican baseball player
1981 - Jeroen Bleekemolen, Dutch racing driver
1981 - Ben Francisco, American baseball player
1982 - Valentin Badea, Romanian footballer
1983 - Filipos Darlas, Greek footballer
1983 - Josh Strickland, American entertainer
1984 - Izabel Goulart, Brazilian model
1985 - James Kotecki, American political blogger
1986 - Briana Evigan, American actress
1986 - Jake Robinson, English footballer
1986 - Jessica Stroup, American Actress
1987 - Faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play)
1988 - Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player
1990 - Stevie Brock, American singer
1991 - Princess Mako of Akishino of Japan


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Historic events on October 24


1260 - Saif ad-Din Qutuz, Mamluk sultan of Egypt, is assassinated by Baibars, who seizes power for himself.
1260 - The spectacular Cathedral of Chartres is dedicated in the presence of King Louis IX of France; the cathedral is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
1360 - The Treaty of Brétigny is ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years' War.
1492 - 24 Jews are burned at stake in Mecklenburg Germany
1531 - Bavaria joins Schmalkaldische Union
1593 - Alleged teleportation of Gil Perez.
1596 - -26] Battle at Kerestes: Ottoman beat Austria-Hungary & Germany
1648 - Treaty of Westphalia ends 30 year war & Holy Roman Empire
1648 - Switzerland's independence recognized
1648 - The Peace of Westphalia is signed, marking the end of the Thirty Years' War.
1656 - Treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant
1681 - Earl of Shaftesbury accused of high treason in London
1795 - 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
1812 - Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Maloyaroslavets takes place near Moscow.
1818 - Felix Mendelssohn, 9, performs his 1st public concert (Berlin)
1836 - A Phillips patents match
1851 - William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel, satellites of Uranus
1856 - Constitution of South Australia adopted
1857 - World's 1st soccer club, Sheffield F C, founded in England
1861 - 1st US transcontinental telegram is sent (from SF to Wash DC)
1861 - 1st transcontinental telegram sent ending Pony Express
1861 - West Virginia seceded from Virginia
1871 - Mob in LA hangs 18 Chinese
1881 - Levi P Morton, US ambas to France drives 1st rivet in Stat of Liberty
1882 - Dr Robert Koch discovers germ that causes tuberculosis
1885 - Johann Strauss' opera "Zigeunerbaron," premieres in Vienna
1889 - Softball rules adopted by Mid Winter Indoor Baseball League
1899 - Battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army
1900 - General Redvers Buller returns to England
1901 - 1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)
1903 - 1st trotter to run a mile under 2 minutes (Lou Dillon 1:58.1)
1903 - George Sutton becomes billard champ
1904 - 1st NY subway opens
1908 - Billy Murray hits the charts with "Take Me Outto the Ball Game"
1911 - Robert Scott's expedition leaves Cape Evans for South Pole
1911 - Orville Wright remained in the air 9 minutes and 45 seconds in a glider at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina setting a new world record that stood for 10 years.
1913 - Joe Tinker fired as Cin Reds manager
1916 - Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont
1917 - Battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army
1922 - German parliament mandates Ebert president until July 1925
1922 - Irish Parliament adopts a constitution for an Irish Free State
1923 - Gen Otto von Lossow calls Reichswehr to Berlin to form a dictatorship
1924 - Christian Gen Feng Joe Siang occupies Beijing
1924 - Nobel prize for fysiologie/medicine awarded to W Einthoven
1926 - Harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.
1929 - "Black Thursday," start of stock market crash, Dow Jones down 12.8%
1929 - Ruby Vallee's Fleishmann Hour begins broadcasting on NBC radio
1929 - Belgium princess Marie-Jose & Italian crown prince Umberto gets engaged, assassination attempt on Umberto fails
1930 - A bloodless coup d'état in Brazil ousts Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, the last President of the First Republic. Getúlio Dornelles Vargas is then installed as "provisional president."
1931 - Gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years for tax evasion
1931 - George Washington Bridge connecting NY to NJ opens
1932 - British government signs trade treaty with USSR
1933 - Langston Hughes' "Mulatto," premieres in NYC
1935 - Italy invades Ethiopia [10/2]
1935 - Judge Landis fines ump George Moriarty, Cubs mgr Charlie Grimm & Chic players W English, B Jurges & B Herman for actions in World Series
1938 - US forbids child labor in factories
1939 - Benny Goodman records "Let's Dance"
1939 - Joe DiMaggio wins AL MVP, Jimmie Foxx is runner-up
1939 - Nazi require wearing of star of David
1939 - Nylon stockings go on sale for 1st time (Wilmington Delaware)
1940 - 40 hour work week goes into effect (Fair Labor Standards of 1938)
1940 - Hitler meets Marshal Pétain
1940 - Japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball
1940 - Protestant churches protest against dismissal of Jew civil servants
1942 - 2nd day of battle at El Alamein: British infantry
1943 - Anti-nazi Clandestine Radio Soldatsender Calais begins transmitting
1944 - Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners
1944 - US air raid on Jap battleships/cruisers in Sibuya Sea: Musashi sinks
1944 - US aircraft carrier Princeton sinks at Philippines
1944 - US capt David Mccampbell shoots down 9-11 Jap planes in Gulf of Leyte
1945 - Charter of United Nations of force became
1945 - France (PC/PS/MRP win parliamentary election (25/24/23%)
1945 - UN charter comes into effect
1946 - Netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire
1946 - A camera on board the V-2 No. 13 rocket takes the first photograph of earth from outer space.
1947 - Series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States)
1948 - Bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War"
1948 - Francis Poulenc's "Sinfonietta," premieres
1948 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical In Multiplicibus Curis
1948 - WJBK TV channel 2 in Detroit, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1951 - Jan de Hartog's "4 Poster," premieres in NYC
1951 - United Nation publishes its 1st postage stamps
1952 - Arab Liberation Movement becomes only party of Syria
1953 - KOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 - Dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam
1956 - AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year
1956 - Soviet troops invade Hungary, Imre Nagy becomes PM of Hungary
1957 - Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City
1957 - The USAF starts the X-20 Dyna-Soar program.
1958 - USSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam
1959 - US premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert
1960 - Disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash
1961 - "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 perfs
1962 - In Cuban missile crisis, the US blockade of Cuba begins
1963 - "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 perfs
1963 - KRO shows 1st Bonanza
1963 - Sandy Koufax is unanimous winner of Cy Young Award
1964 - "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs
1964 - 18th Olympic games close at Tokyo, Japan
1964 - Belgian para's liberate 1,000 white hostages in Stanleyville
1964 - Dr Kenneth David Kaunda becomes president of Zaire
1964 - Zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1964 - Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla scores 166 on Cricket debut v Australia
1964 - Test Cricket debut of Asif Iqbal, Majid Khan & Khalid Ibadulla v Aust
1965 - Benjamin Britten's "Voices for Today," premieres
1965 - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Golf Tournament
1968 - Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithful busted for pot, released on £50 bail
1969 - Hanif, Mushtaq & Sadiq Mohammad start their only Test Cricket together
1970 - Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show
1970 - Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile
1971 - Harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds)
1971 - Texas Stadium opens-Cowboys beat Patriots 44-21
1973 - Heavy fog causes 65 car collision killing 9 on NJ Turnpike
1973 - John Lennon sues US government to admit FBI is tapping his phone
1973 - Yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus
1974 - Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year (Texas Rangers)
1975 - Turkish diplomat shot dead in Paris
1976 - 1st Jewish film & TV festival
1976 - 6th NYC Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman in 2:39:11
1976 - 7th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:10:10
1976 - Hua Guofeng succeeds Mao as China's party leader
1976 - Sadiq & Mushtaq Mohammad score tons in same Test Cricket innings v NZ
1978 - Keith Richards convicted of heroin possession in Toronto
1978 - NHL Toronto Maple Leafs set own team record of 28 pts vs NY Islanders
1979 - Billy Martin punches a marshmallow salesman, puts job in jeopardy
1979 - Guinness Book of Records presents Paul McCartney with a rhodium disc
1980 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1980 - Iraqi troops occupies Khorramshar
1980 - John Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK
1980 - Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity
1982 - "Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." opens at St James Theater NYC for 9 perfs
1982 - 12th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:27:14
1982 - 13th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:29
1984 - 11 members of Colombo crime family arrested
1984 - Intelsat 5 re-enters Earth's atmosphere 5 months after it failed
1984 - Steffi Graf plays her 1st pro tennis match
1986 - Dodgers' Bill Russell, 38, announces his retirement
1986 - Great Britain drops diplomatic relations with Syria
1987 - Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate
1987 - NBC technicians accept pact, end 118 day strike
1988 - NY Islander's & NHL high scorer, Mike Bossy retires
1988 - Traveling Wilburys Volume One is released
1988 - Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown
1989 - After a weeks delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played
1989 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1989 - Rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud
1990 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1991 - "Dancing at Lughnasa" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 421 perfs
1991 - Larry Ryckman purchases CFL Calgary Stampeders
1992 - Toronto Blue Jays beat Atl Braves, 4 games to 2, in 88th World Series
1993 - "Wonderful Tennessee" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 9 performances
1994 - Bomb attack on opposition in Sri Lanka, 55+ killed
1995 - Total solar eclipse in SW/S Asia (2m09s)
1996 - Hasan Raza makes Test Cricket debut for Pakistan age 14 yrs 238 days
1996 - Last game at Atlanta County Fulton Stadium. Yanks win record 8th straight road post season win (with no loses)
1997 - Marv Albert sentenced in assault case
1998 - Launch of Deep Space 1 comet/asteroid mission
2002 - Police arrest spree killers John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, ending the Beltway sniper attacks in the area around Washington, DC.
2003 - Concorde makes its last commercial flight.
2004 - 10 people, including 4 family members of Rick Hendrick, are killed in a plane crash near Martinsville Speedway. The plane was owned by NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports.
2006 - Justice Rutherford of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice struck down the "motive clause", an important part of the Canadian Anti-Terrorism Act.
2008 - "Bloody Friday" saw many of the world's stock exchanges experienced the worst declines in their history, with drops of around 10% in most indices.
2009 - First International Day of Climate Action, organized with 350.org, a global campaign to address a claimed global warming crisis.


Music history on Oct. 24

1811 - Composer Ferdinand Hiller was born.

1939 - "Let's Dance" was recorded by Benny Goodman and his orchestra.

1962 - James Brown recorded "Live at the Apollo, Volume I."

1963 - The Beatles left Great Britain for their first tour outside of their homeland.

1970 - U.S. President Richard Nixon appealed to radio broadcasters to screen songs with lyrics that urge drug use.

1971 - In New York, Pablo Casals conducted the premiere of his "Hymn to the United Nations" with text by W.H. Auden.

1973 - Art Garfunkel received his first gold album of his solo career for "Angel Clare."

1974 - In London, "Stardust" premiered starring David Essex.

1975 - The First Planetary Celebration was held to promote awareness of mans global responsibility.

1978 - In Toronto, Keith Richards (Rolling Stones) pled guilty to heroin possession. He was given a one-year suspended sentence.

1980 - Guinness Book of World Records gave Paul McCartney a rhodium-plated disc for being history's all-time best-selling songwriter and recording artist.

1988 - The John Fogerty vs. Fantasy Records case began. Fantasy claimed that Fogerty had plagiarized his own song "Run Through The Jungle" when he wrote "The Old Man Down The Road."

1989 - Hank Ballard, Holland-Dozier-Holland, Bobby Darin, the Four Tops, the Four Seasons, Holland-Dozier-Holland, the Kinks, Carole King and Gerry Goffin, the Platters, the Who, Simon & Garfunkel were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

1992 - Madonna's album "Erotica" was released.

1993 - Duran Duran cancelled the remainder of their tour after Simon LeBon tore a vocal chord.

1995 - In Cleveland, OH, Chrissie Hynde (Pretenders) sang the national anthem in Game 3 of the World Series.

1995 - New York City declared October 24th Tony Bennett Day.

1995 - "It's A Mystery" was released by Bob Segar & the Silver Bullet Band. It was their first studio release in four years.

1996 - Berry Gordy, Jr., founder of Motown, received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

2000 - Linkin Park released their debut alumb "Hybrid Theory."

2001 - The cities of Detroit and Auburn Hills settled lawsuits with Dr. Dre. The lawsuits accused the cities of censorship by threatening to arrest him if he aired a sexually explicit video at a concert in July 2000.

2004 - Nine countries were added to the iTunes Music Store. The countries were Austria, Belgium, Finland, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain.


Sports history on Oct. 24

1857 - The Sheffield Football Club of England was formed.

1943 - The Green Bay Packers intercepted nine passes in a 27-6 victory over the Detroit Lions.

1948 - The Chicago Cardinals scored 35 points in the third quarter on the way to a 49-27 victory over the Boston Yanks.

1965 - Fran Tarkenton (Minnesota Vikings) threw for 407 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-41 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.

1970 - In Athens, Christo Papanikolaou (Greece) pole vaulted 18' 1/4". He was the first pole vaulter to clear the 18-foot mark.

1971 - Texas Stadium officially opened in Irving, TX.

1976 - Chuck Foreman (Minnesota Vikings) rushed for 200 yards and two touchdowns in a 31-12 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.

1992 - The Toronto Blue Jays became the first non-U.S. team to win the World Series.

1996 - The Atlanta Braves played their last game at Fulton County Stadium. They lost to the New York Yankees 1-0 in Game 5 of the World Series. The next season the Braves began playing at Olympic Stadium.

1997 - In Arlington, VA, former NBC sportscaster Marv Albert was spared a jail sentence after a courtroom apology to the woman he'd bitten during a sexual encounter.

1998 - Ricky Williams (Baylor Bears) became the leading scorer in NCAA Division I history. At the end of the game he had a total of 428 points.

2003 - The Chicago Blackhawks fired general manager Mike Smith.


Famous birthdays on Oct. 24

51 - Domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96)
1378 - David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402)
1607 - John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver
1632 - Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)
1675 - Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749)
1710 - Alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773)
1763 - Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839)
1788 - Sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb)
1789 - Jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-6)
1789 - Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, composer
1794 - Friedrich B Freiherr von Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant
1796 - August v Platen, writer
1804 - Wilhelm Eduard Weber, German physicist (d. 1891)
1808 - Ernst Friedrich Richter, composer
1811 - Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist/composer/conductor
1815 - John Edwards, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1830 - Belva Bennett Lockwood, attorney (1st lady to argue in Supreme Court)
1842 - Josef Nesvera, composer
1844 - Karl Lueger, anti semitic mayor of Vienna
1854 - Hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (Heterogenen Gleichgewichte)
1855 - James S. Sherman, Vice President of the United States (d. 1912)
1857 - Ned Williamson, American baseball player (d. 1894)
1863 - Manuel Manrique de Lara y Berry, composer
1867 - Franco Leoni, composer
1868 - Alexandra David-Néel, French explorer and writer (d. 1969)
1872 - Peter O'Connor, Irish athlete (d. 1957)
1875 - Konstantin Yuon, Russian painter (d. 1958)
1877 - Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer
1877 - Rika H E Hopper, Dutch actress (Anastasia)
1878 - Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)
1881 - Paulus B Barth, Swiss painter/lithographer
1882 - Sybil Thorndike, England, actress (Saint Joan)
1885 - Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem)
1886 - Delmira Augustini, Uruguayan poet (El Libro Blanco)
1887 - Victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso
1887 - Octave Lapize, French cyclist (d. 1917)
1890 - Chicago Mainbocher, uniform designer (Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Waves)
1890 - Kathleen Lockhart Manning, composer
1891 - Geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker, Dutch actress (The Two Orphans)
1891 - Rafael L Trujillo Molina, president/dictator of Dom Rep (1930-61)
1892 - Kurt Huber, German philosopher/resistance fighter
1894 - Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Bengali author (d. 1987)
1896 - Jack Warner, [Waters], London England, actor (Christmas Carol)
1897 - Lazar Weiner, composer
1899 - Ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)
1900 - Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages
1900 - Karl Otto Runolfsson, composer
1901 - Gilda Gray, Polish-born American actress and dancer (d. 1959)
1903 - Melvin Purvis, American FBI agent (d. 1960)
1904 - Moss Hart, Bronx NY, playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1)
1905 - Elizabeth Poston, composer
1906 - Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter
1906 - Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician (d. 1968)
1908 - John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist
1909 - Bill Carr, American athlete (d. 1966)
1911 - Clarence M Kelley, FBI head
1911 - Sonny Terry, rocker
1911 - Paul Grégoire, French Canadian archbishop of Montreal (d. 1993)
1913 - Molly Mary Hyde, cricketer
1913 - Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone (d. 1984)
1915 - Jean Vallerand, composer
1915 - Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone (Figaro-Barber of Seville)
1915 - Bob Kane, American cartoonist (d. 1998)
1915 - Roger Milliken, American millionaire
1915 - Marghanita Laski, British Journalist and Novelist(d. 1988)
1917 - Marshall Goldberg, NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals)
1919 - Frank Piasecki, American aeronautical engineer (d. 2008)
1920 - Louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Medea, Uncle Wanja)
1920 - Marcel-Paul Schützenberger, French mathematician (d. 1996)
1923 - Denise Levertov, American poet/essayist (Joy Beneath the Skin)
1923 - Reed van Delft, [Hendrika M Schwartz], actress (Golden draagkoets)
1924 - Jose Casanovas, composer
1924 - Piet Roozenburg, World champ checker player (1948 . . 55)
1925 - Jayaaram N Reddy, South African politician/banker
1925 - Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder)
1925 - Luciano Berio, Oneglia Italy, composer (Chemins)
1926 - Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)
1927 - Renato de Grandis, composer
1927 - Gilbert Bécaud, French composer and actor (d. 2001)
1928 - Gabriel Laub, Polish writer
1928 - Ken Hough, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in two Tests v England 1959)
1929 - George H Crumb, Charleston WV, composer (Pulitzer 1968-Echoes of Time)
1929 - James Brosnan, baseball player/writer (Long Season)
1929 - Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 2004)
1929 - Hubert Aquin, French-Canadian novelist and activist (d. 1977)
1930 - Big Bopper, [JP Richardson], Sabine Pass Tx, vocalist (Chantiily Lace)
1930 - Johan Galtung, Norway, polemologist (Meaning of Nonviolence)
1930 - Raj Bagri, Indies/British merchant in metal
1930 - Sultan Ahmad Shah, King of Malaysia
1931 - Sofiya Asgatovna Gubaydulina, composer
1931 - Sofia Gubaidulina, Russian composer
1932 - Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)
1932 - Robert Mundell, Kingston, Ontario, economist and Nobel laureate (1999)
1933 - Norman Rush, American writer
1934 - Arvind Apte, cricketer (brother of Madhav Scored 8 & 7 in one Test)
1934 - Margie Masters, LPGA golfer
1936 - Annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch politican (VVD)
1936 - Bill Wyman, England, rocker (Rolling Stones-Under My Thumb)
1936 - David Nelson, NYC, actor (Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet)
1936 - Rainer Kunad, composer
1937 - Miguel Angel Coria, composer
1938 - Fred E Finn, SF California, pianist (Mickie Finn's)
1939 - Uri Sharvit, composer
1940 - David Sainsbury, English billionaire/founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)
1940 - F Murray Abraham, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Amadeus, Mad Man)
1941 - Frank AM Aendenboom, Flemish actor (Lion of Flanders)
1941 - William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer
1943 - Jose Serrano, (Rep-D-New York)
1944 - Ted Templeman, rocker
1944 - Viktor Prokopenko, Ukranian footballer and coach (d. 2007)
1945 - Anthony Christian, English artist
1945 - Gérald Larose, Quebec labour union executive
1946 - Jerry Edmonton, Canada, rock drummer (Steppenwolf)
1947 - Edgar Broughton, rocker
1947 - Kevin Kline, St Louis, actor (Sophie's Choice, Big Chill)
1948 - Dale "Buffin" Griffin, rock drummer (Mott The Hoople)
1948 - Kweisi Mfume, (Rep-D-Maryland)/CEO (NAACP)
1948 - Paul and Barry Ryan, British composers-singers
1949 - Robert Pickton, Canadian charged with the first degree murder of twenty-six women
1950 - Terry Buffin, rock drummer (British Lions)
1950 - Steven Greenberg, American composer
1950 - Rawly Eastwick, American baseball player
1951 - Todd Crespi, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Magician)
1953 - Billy Thomas, Ft Meyers Fla, singer (McBride & Ride-I Count on You)
1953 - James di Donato, twin who swam the butterfly 406 miles
1953 - Jonathan di Donato, twin who swam the butterfly 406 miles
1954 - Doug Davidson, Glendale CA, actor (Paul Williams-Young & Restless)
1954 - Jaap J Feenstra, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1954 - Perry Lee "Tiny" Tavares, rocker
1954 - Brad Sherman, American politician
1954 - Thomas J. Mulcair, Quebec politician
1954 - Mike Rounds, American politician
1954 - Jozef Ráž, Slovak musician
1955 - Ghulam Parkar, cricketer (Indian batsman v England 1982)
1956 - Dale Maharidge, American author
1957 - Ron Gardenhire, German-born American baseball manager
1957 - John Kassir, American actor and comedian
1958 - Mathilde Santing, Dutch rock singer (Breast & Brow)
1958 - Pam Gietzen, LPGA golfer
1960 - Carolien de Windt, Suriname/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
1960 - Ian Baker-Finch, Nambour Queensland, PGA golfer (1991 British Open)
1960 - B.D. Wong, American actor
1960 - Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and comedian (d. 1999)
1960 - Joachim "Jo" Winkelhock, German race car driver
1961 - Rafael Belliard, Pueblo Nuevo Dom Rep, infielder (Atlanta Braves)
1961 - Russell Swanson, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer
1961 - Susan Leigh Still, Augusta Ga, lt cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 83, 94)
1961 - Mary Bono, American politician
1961 - Dave Meltzer, American wrestling journalist
1962 - B D Wong, SF CA, actor (Freshman, Mystery Date)
1962 - Jay Novacek, NFL tight end (Dallas Cowboys)
1963 - John Hendrie, Scottish footballer
1964 - Griffin O'Neal, actor (April Fools Day, Wraith)
1964 - Patrick Hunter, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
1965 - Donald Frank, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
1965 - Vernice Smith, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, St Louis Rams)
1965 - Kyriakos Velopoulos, Greek politician
1966 - F P Santangelo, Livonia MI, outfielder (Montreal Expos)
1966 - Shawn Lee, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
1966 - Roman Abramovich, Russian oil magnate
1967 - Ian Bishop, cricketer (West Indian fast bowler)
1968 - Adrian Dale, cricketer (prolific Glamorgan & England A batsman)
1968 - Francisco Claver, Spain, tennis star
1968 - Ken Ryan, Pawtucket RI, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
1968 - Robert Wilonsky, American journalist
1969 - Arthur Rhodes, Waco Texas, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles)
1969 - Kelvin Pritchett, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1969 - Morena Corwin, Seoul, Korea, playmate (Sep, 1992)
1969 - Adela Noriega, Mexican actress
1970 - Alonza Bevan, London, bassist/tabla (Kula Shaker)
1970 - Lamont Hollinquest, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1970 - Todd Riech, Polson Montana, javelin thrower
1970 - Walter Dunson, NFL running back/kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)
1970 - Rob Leslie-Carter, British Engineer and Project Manager
1971 - Aaron Bailey, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
1971 - Mike Verstegen, NFL guard (NO Saints)
1971 - Dervla Kirwan, Irish actress
1972 - Eric Sutton, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1972 - Louis Michael Anthony Sassin, Boston, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun)
1972 - Natasha Ann Courter, Davenport Iowa, Miss America-Iowa (1997)
1972 - Pat Williams, defensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
1972 - Ruxandra Dragomir, Pitesti Rom, tennis star (1996 Bournemouth doubles)
1972 - Susan Barnett, Miss Pennsylvania USA (1996)
1972 - T J Cunningham, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks)
1972 - Tom Fletcher, NFL defensive safety (Seattle Seahawks)
1972 - Kim Ji-soo, South Korean actress
1972 - Scott Peterson, American murderer
1972 - Pat Williams, American football player
1973 - Kenny Holmes, defensive end (Tennessee Oilers)
1973 - Levi Leipheimer, American cyclist
1973 - Mike Matthews, American baseball player
1973 - Jackie McNamara, Scottish footballer
1974 - Alexander PGR duke of Ulster, son of English prince Richard
1974 - Nathan Parks, tackle (KC Chiefs)
1974 - Jamal Mayers, Professional Hockey Player
1975 - Corey Dillon, HB (Cincinnati Bengals)
1975 - Juan Pablo Ángel, Colombian footballer
1976 - Yanda Nossiter, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1976 - Petar Stoychev, Bulgarian swimmer
1977 - Iván Kaviedes, Ecuadoran footballer

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The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
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Historical events on October 25

625 - Boniface V ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1131 - Crowning of Louis VII the Young, King of France
1147 - Battle at Doryleum: Arabs beat Koenraad III's crusaders
1147 - King Afonso I of Portugal occupiers Lisbon
1147 - Seljuk Turks defeat German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.
1241 - Goffredo Castiglioni elected as Pope Coelestinus IV (-Nov 10 1241)
1315 - Adam Banastre, Henry de Lea and William Bradshaw, led an attack on Liverpool Castle.
1415 - Battle of Agincourt, Welsh longbow defeat armored knight
1415 - John IV van Bourgondy becomes duke of Brabant/Limburg
1492 - Columbus' fleet sites "Zandislands" (Ragged Island Range, Bahamas)
1492 - Christopher Columbus' ship Santa Maria lands at Dominican Republic
1521 - Emperor Charles V bans wooden buildings in Amsterdam
1555 - Emperor Karel puts son Philip II in charge of Netherlands/Naples/Milan
1577 - Pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns
1596 - Spanish fleet sails from Lisbon to Ireland
1616 - VOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
1621 - Gov Bradford of US colony Plymouth disallows sport on Christmas Day
1666 - Brandenburg/Brunswick/Denmark/Neth form anti-French Quadruple Alliance
1671 - Giovanni Cassini discovers Iapetus, satellite of Saturn
1747 - British fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke defeats the French at the second battle of Cape Finisterre.
1760 - George III ascends British throne
1760 - George III becomes King of Great Britain.
1764 - John Adams marries Abigail Smith (marriage lasts 54 years)
1812 - US frigate United States captures British vessel Macedonian
1825 - Erie Canal opens, linking Great Lakes & Atlantic Ocean
1828 - The St Katharine Docks opened in London.
1854 - Charge of Light Brigade (Battle of Balaklava, Crimean War), 409 die
1854 - Prince Menshikov of Krim occupies British base at Balaclava
1859 - Merchant vessel Royal Charter runs aground at Liverpool, 459 die
1861 - Battle of Wilson's Creek, MI (Springfield)
1861 - Telegraph message sent from St Louis to SF
1861 - The Toronto Stock Exchange was created.
1864 - Battle of Marais Des Cygnes River, Kansas (Mine Creek)
1864 - Skirmish at Mine Creek, KS & Turkeytown, AL
1870 - Pimlico Race Course opens in Baltimore
1870 - Postcards 1st used in US
1875 - Peter Tsjaikofsky's "1st Pianoconcert up. 23" premieres in Boston
1875 - The first performance of the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is given in Boston, Massachusetts with Hans von Bülow as soloist.
1881 - Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday & Clanton engage in "Shootout at OK Corral"
1884 - 1st World Series OK by AA, Providence (NL) sweeps NY Mets (AA) in 3
1885 - John Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres
1891 - 1st International 6 day bike race (NY Madison Square Garden) ends
1893 - Battle of Shangani, Matabeleland: Dr Jameson beats Ndebeles
1900 - England annexes Transvaal
1902 - Maksin Gorki's "Na dne," premieres in Moscow
1902 - Santa Maria Guatemala hit by Earthquake; about 6,000 die
1906 - US inventor Lee de Forest patents "Audion," a 3-diode amplification valve which proved a pioneering development in radio & broadcasting
1907 - Frederik of Oaths disbands mental home colony Walden
1915 - Atty James L Curtis named minister of Liberia
1917 - Pan-Russian Congress opens in Petrograd
1918 - Canadian steamship "Princess Sophia" hit a reef off Alaska, 398 die
1923 - Senate committee publishes 1st report on Teapot Dome scandal
1924 - "Little Orphan Annie" comic strip 1st published
1925 - Lester Patrick takes over NY Rangers
1925 - Rightist German ministers disavows Treaty of Locarno
1926 - Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers
1929 - Former Interior Sec Albert Fall convicted of accepting $100,000 bribe
1930 - 1st football game in Atlantic City Convention Center
1930 - 1st scheduled transcontinental air service began
1932 - Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts Company consultant
1932 - Benito Mussolini promises to remain dictator for 30 years
1935 - Hurricane-produced floods kill 2,000 in Jeremie & Jacmel Haiti
1937 - Belgian government of Zealand falls due to black money
1937 - Casey Stengel signs to manage Boston Bees
1938 - Japanese troops occupies Hankou & Wuhan
1938 - The Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounces Swing music as "a degenerated musical system... turned loose to gnaw away at the moral fiber of young people", warning that it leads down a "primrose path to heck".
1939 - George Kaufman/Moss Hart's "Man Who Came to Dinner," premieres in NYC
1939 - William Saroyan's "Time of Your Life," premieres in NYC
1940 - Benjamin O Davis Dr became 1st Black general in US Army
1940 - Col Bo Davis attains rank of Brigadier General
1940 - Duke, Latouche & Felter's musical premieres in NYC
1940 - US Army Gen Benjamin Davis becomes 1st black general
1941 - 16,000 Jews massacred in Odessa Ukraine
1941 - Germany attacks Moscow
1941 - Winston Churchill routes "Forces South" to SE Asia
1942 - 3rd day of battle at El Alamein: British offensive
1942 - Battle of Henderson Field Guadalcanal begins
1942 - Fieldmarshal Rommel back in North-Africa
1943 - Burma railroad completed & opens
1944 - Battle at Cape Engano: 4 Japanese ships sink
1944 - Battle at Samar-island
1944 - Battle in Straits of Surigao: Japanese fleet destroyed
1944 - Gas output stopped in Amsterdam
1945 - Japanese surrender Taiwan to Gen Chiang Kai-shek
1946 - 1st trial against nazi war criminals (Neurenberg)
1947 - "Under the Counter" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 27 perfs
1947 - Bradman scores 156 for SA v the Indians, 152 mins, 22 fours
1947 - Sam Breadon sells Cards to Robert Hannegan & Fred Saigh for $4M
1948 - Special Council of Annulment convicts F Weinreb for collaboration
1950 - Dutch NSB leader C van Gelderen sentenced to life
1950 - Jean Anouilh's "La Repetition, ou L'Amour Pani," premieres in Paris
1950 - Sukarno appointed president of Republic Indonesia
1951 - Peace talks aimed at ending Korean War resumed in Panmunjom
1952 - 1st Dutch edition of youth magazine "Donald Duck"
1952 - French president inaugurates Donzère-Mondragonstuw Dam
1952 - Nazar Mohammad scores Pakistan's 1st Test century 124* v India
1953 - Cleveland Browns' QB Otto Graham sets club record with 4 fumbles
1953 - Coal mine in Seraing Belgium explodes, 26 die
1953 - Dmitri Sjostakovitch completes his 10th Symphony
1953 - KIEM TV channel 3 in Eureka, CA (NBC/CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
1955 - Austria resumed its sovereignty after departure of last Allied occupation forces, for 1st time since German occupation of 1938
1955 - Branch Rickey steps down as GM of the Pirates
1955 - Tappan sells 1st microwave oven
1956 - White Sox manager Marty Marion resigns. AL Lopez replaces him
1957 - Russian minister of Defense Zjoekov deposed
1960 - 1st electronic wrist watch placed on sale, NYC
1960 - Cuba nationalizes all remaining US businesses
1961 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1962 - 110th member of UN admitted (Uganda)
1962 - 1st Belgian nuclear reactor begins operation
1962 - American author John Steinbeck awarded Nobel Prize in literature
1962 - Stevenson demands USSR amb Zorin answer regarding Cuban missle bases saying "I am prepared to wait for my answer until heck freezes over"
1963 - Anti-Kennedy "WANTED FOR TREASON" pamphlets scattered in Dallas
1963 - Beatles begin their 1st full foreign tour in Sweden
1964 - Anton Geesink is 1st non-Japanese Olympic judo gold medal winner
1964 - Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Ladies' Golf Open
1964 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1964 - Viking Jim Marshall runs 66 yards in wrong direction for a safety
1965 - Rolling Stones release "Get Off of My Cloud"
1966 - 6 youths sentenced in "Johnson murderer!" in Amsterdam
1968 - Chicago recognizes Jean Baptiste Pointe de Sable as its 1st settler
1968 - Longest Oly field hockey game, Hol beats Spain 1-0 in 2h25m (6 OT)
1968 - Yoko Ono announces she is having John Lennon's baby
1970 - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Women's Golf Charities Open
1971 - Belgium & China PR establish diplomatic relations
1971 - General Meeting of UN agrees to admit China PR
1971 - Roy Disney dedicates Walt Disney World
1971 - UN votes to expel Chinese Nationalist-ruled Taiwan & admit Red China
1972 - Eddy Merckx (Belgium) covers 30 miles, 1,258 yards in 1 hr
1972 - Nobel prize for economy awarded to Kenneth J Arrow & John R Hicks
1973 - Chris Wills wins 1st National hang-gliding championship
1973 - Cubs trade Ferguson Jenkins to Rangers for Bill Madlock & Vic Harris
1973 - SF Giants trade Willie McCovey to SD Padres for pitcher Mike Caldwell
1974 - Air Force fires 1st ICBM
1974 - Dmitri Shostakovitch' 15th String Quartet premieres in Leningrad
1974 - Wings release "Junior's Farm"
1975 - Denver Nuggets 1st game at McNichols Sports Arena beat St Louis Spirits
1975 - USSR's Venera 10 makes day-side Venus landing
1976 - 5th Enterprise, approach & lands test (ALT) flight
1976 - Gov Wallace grants full pardon to Clarence Norris, last known survivor of 9 Scottsboro Boys who were convicted in 1931 rape
1977 - Digital Equipment Corporation releases OpenVMS V1.0.
1978 - Israeli government approves "in principle," a draft compromise peace
1978 - Padres Gaylord Perry is 1st to win Cy Young in both leagues (NL)
1979 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1980 - Mike Weaver KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
1980 - Barbra Streisand's "Guilty," album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks
1981 - 11th NYC Women's Marathon won by Allison Roe in 2:25:29
1981 - 12th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:08:13
1981 - 200,000 demonstrate in Brussel against cruise missile
1981 - Allison Roe (2:25:29) & Alberto Salazar (2:08:13) win NYC marathon
1981 - George Steinbrenner scuffles with 2 fans in a hotel elevator
1982 - David Hookes scores Cricket century in 34 balls 43 mins, SA v Victoria
1983 - US invades Grenada, a country 1/2,000 its population (US Wins!)
1984 - "Give My Regards to Broad Street" premieres (Gotham Theater-NYC)
1984 - Hepatitis virus is discovered
1984 - King Boudouin opens Museum for Modern Art in Brussels
1984 - Rangers beat Devils 11-2
1984 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1984 - West German Chancellor Rainer Barzel resigns due to corruption
1985 - Angels announce that they will not offer Rod Carew a new contract
1985 - Kosmos 1700 communications satellite placed in geostationary orbit
1986 - International Red Cross ousted from South Africa
1986 - Michael Sergio Parachutes into Shea Stadium during game 6 of WS
1986 - Trailing 5-3 with 2 out & no one on in bottom of 10th, NY rallies to win Game 6 of the World Series, 6-5, Bill Buckner misplays a ball
1987 - Minnesota Twins win their 1st World Series championship beating St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 84th World Series
1988 - ABC News reports on potbellied pygmy porkers' popularity as pets
1988 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1990 - Evander Holyfield KOs Buster Douglas in 3 for heavyweight boxing title
1990 - NY Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991)
1991 - Aaqib Javed takes 7-37 in 10 overs v India in cric 1-dayer at Sharjah
1992 - "Dancing at Lughnasa" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 421 perfs
1992 - "Jake's Women" closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 245 performances
1992 - Rene Lachemann hired as Fla Marlins 1st manager
1992 - Lithuania holds a referendum on its first post-Soviet constitution.
1993 - Airbus A310 of Air Nigeria hijacked, 1 dead
1993 - Canada Liberal Party/Bloc Québécois wins parliamentary election
1993 - Daryll Cullinan hits 337* for Transvaal, SAf 1st-class cricket record
1994 - Susan Smith claims her 2 kids were carjack (she actually killed them)
1995 - "Victor/Victoria," opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 738 performances
1996 - Frank, brother of Yank manager Joe Torre, receives a heart transplant
1997 - After a brief civil war which has driven President Pascal Lissouba out of Brazzaville, Denis Sassou-Nguesso proclaims himself the President of the Republic of the Congo.
2001 - Windows XP first became available.
2004 - Fidel Castro, Cuba's President, announces that transactions using the American Dollar will be banned by November 8.
2007 - The first Airbus A380 passenger flight, operating for Singapore Airlines, with flight number SQ 380, flying scheduled service between Singapore and Sydney, Australia.
2009 - The 25 October 2009 Baghdad bombings kills 155 and wounds at least 721.


Musical history on Oct. 25

1825 - Composer Johann II Strauss was born.

1838 - Composer Georges Alexandre-Cesar-Leopold Bizet was born. He is best remembered for his opera "Carmen."

1864 - Composer Alexander Tikhonovich Gretchaninov was born.

1960 - Mick Jagger and Keith Richards accidentally met on a train. They had known each other previously from school.

1964 - The Rolling Stones made their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

1969 - "Ummagumma" was released by Pink Floyd.

1973 - John Lennon sued the U.S. government claiming that his fight against deportation was prejudiced by U.S. officials.

1988 - Chico and Bobby DeBarge were convicted of trafficking cocaine in Michigan.

1991 - Bill Graham, concert promoter, was killed in a helicopter crash.

1994 - The Madonna album "Bedtime Stories" was released.

1995 - The musical "Victor/Victoria" opened.

1995 - Cliff Richard received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.

2002 - In Bloomfield, MI, an $800,000 house owned by Aretha Franklin burned down. Franklin had not lived in the house in two years.

2005 - The iTunes Music Store opened in Austaralia.

2006 - On the Opra Winfrey show, an interview with Madonna aired. Madonnna discussed her adoption of an 18-month old boy from Malawi in the 30-minute interview.


Sports history on Oct. 25

1947 - The Army football team was defeated by Columbia 21-20. The team had gone unbeaten in 32 games that spanned four seasons. They had earned two national titles in the same time frame.

1964 - Cotton Davis (Oakland Raiders) threw for 427 yards in a 40-7 victory over the Denver Broncos.

1964 - Jim Marshall (Minnesota Vikings) picked up a San Francisco fumble and ran the wrong way 66 yards into his own team's end zone for a safety.

1978 - Gaylord Perry became the first pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in both leagues when he won the award in the National League.

1981 - David Woodley (Miami Dolphins) passed for 408 yards in a 28-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

1981 - Brian Sipe (Cleveland Browns) threw for 444 yards in a 42-28 victory over Baltimore.

1986 - The Boston Red Sox lost Game 6 of the World Series to the New York Mets. The winning run was scored in the 10th inning when a ground ball went through Boston first baseman Bill Buckner's legs.

1987 - The Minnesota Twins defeated St. Louis in the first World Series to include indoor games. It was the first championship for the Twins.

1998 - Jason Elam (Denver Broncos) kicked a 63-yard field goal. The kick tied Tom Dempsey's 28-year-old NFL record.

1998 - Jerry Rice (San Francisco 49ers) set an NFL record when he caught a pass in his 184th consecutive game. Also during the game, Rice became the first player to surpass 17,000 career receiving yards.

1998 - Cris Carter (Minnesota Vikings) broke the team record when he caught a pass in his 106th straight game. He also tied Bill Brown's Minnesota record of 76 career touchdowns in the 34-13 victory over the Detroit Lions.

2000 - NBA Commissioner David Stern announced that the Minnesota Timberwolves would forfeit their next five first-round draft picks and would be fined $3.5 million due to violations of the NBA's salary cap.

2003 - Bobby Bowden (Florida State) became the winningest coach in major college football history with his 339th victory.

2005 - The Chicago White Sox defeated the Houston Astros 7-5 in the first World Series game to be held in Texas. The game also was the longest in World Series history at 5 hours and 41 minutes. The game actually ended on October 26th.


Famous birthdays on Oct. 25

1102 - William Clito, Count of Flanders (d. 1128)
1330 - Louis II of Flanders (d. 1384)
1360 - Louis, founder of house of Anjou
1510 - René/Renata de France, duchess of Ferara/daughter of Louis XII
1510 - Renée of France, french princess (d. 1574)
1528 - Seerp Galama, Dutch nobleman/soldier/politician
1576 - Thomas Weelkes, composer
1683 - Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, British politician (d. 1757)
1692 - Elisabeth Farnese, princess of Parma/queen of Spain
1709 - Georg Gebel, composer
1709 - John Wagenaar, Amsterdam merchant/historian, baptised
1716 - Petronio Maria Pio Sgabazzi, composer
1721 - Pierre Talon, composer
1735 - James Beattie, Scotland, poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth)
1759 - Baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07)
1759 - Maria Fyodorovna of Russia, wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia (d. 1828)
1772 - Corneille Vander Planken, composer
1782 - Levi Lincoln, Jr., 13th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1868)
1800 - Thomas Babington Macaulay, England, poet/historian (Ivry, Naaseby)
1802 - Joseph Montferrand, Canadian logger and strong man (d. 1864)
1803 - Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poetess (Daisies)
1806 - Max Stirner, [Johann C Schmidt], German philosopher (Der Einzige)
1811 - Évariste Galois, French mathematician (d. 1832)
1814 - Louis CPR van Orleans, French duke of Nemours
1815 - Ernesto Camillo Sivori, composer
1815 - Philipp Fahrbach, composer
1818 - Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [NS=Nov 6]
1819 - Zachariah Cantey Deas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1882
1825 - Johann Baptist Strauss, (the younger), Austria, composer (Waltz King)
1838 - Georges Alexandre-Cesar-Leopold Bizet, France, composer (Carmen)
1843 - Gleb Uspensky, Russia, author (Power of the Soil)
1856 - Dragutin Gorjanovic-Kramberger, Croatian paleontologist (d. 1936)
1859 - Stephanie H [Lapidoth-]Swarth, Dutch author (Lonely Flowers)
1864 - Alexander Tikhonovich Gretsjaninow, Russ/US composer (Snow White)
1864 - Alexander Gretchaninov, Russian composer (d. 1956)
1864 - John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (d. 1920)
1866 - Georg Alfred Schumann, composer
1867 - Józef Dowbór-Muśnicki, Polish general (d.1937)
1869 - August Otto Halm, composer
1869 - John Heisman, pioneering football coach/trophy namesake
1877 - Henry Norris Russell, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram)
1878 - Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher
1879 - Jean Rogister, composer
1879 - Mayhew Lake, composer
1881 - Pablo Picasso, Malaga Spain, artist (3 Dancers, Guernica), (d. 1973)
1882 - Heinrich Max Ludwig, composer
1884 - Eduardo Barrios, Chile, novelist (The Love-Crazed Boy)
1887 - Willem CN Andriessen, Dutch composer/pianist (Beethoven)
1888 - Francois Pauwels, Dutch writer/attorney
1888 - Richard E Byrd, Virginia, admiral/polar explorer (1926)
1888 - Nils von Dardel, Swedish painter (d. 1943)
1889 - Abel Gance, French film director (d. 1981)
1889 - Smoky Joe Wood, American baseball pitcher (d. 1985)
1891 - Father Coughlin, Roman Catholic priest and pro-Fascist radio broadcaster (d. 1979)
1892 - Leo G. Carroll, English actor (d. 1972)
1895 - Levi Eshkol, [Sjkolnik], Israeli PM (MWP) (1963-69)
1898 - Sidney van den Bergh, Dutch businessman/politician
1902 - Henry Commager, Pittsburgh, Steele historian
1902 - Henry Steele Commager, Pitts Pa, historian (Atlas of Civil War)
1902 - Eddie Lang, American jazz guitarist (d. 1933)
1903 - Katharine Byron, U.S. Congresswoman (d. 1976)
1903 - Harry Shoulberg, American painter (d. 1995)
1908 - Edmond Pidoux, Swiss writer (d. 2004)
1909 - Philleo Nash, US Bureau of Indian Affairs (1961-67)
1909 - Whit Bissel, NYC, actor (Time Machine, General Kirk-Time Tunnel)
1910 - William Higinbotham, American physicist (d. 1994)
1912 - Jack Kent Cooke, NFL team owner (Washington Redskins)
1912 - Minnie Pearl, [Sarah Ophelia Colley], Tenn, (Grand Old Opry, Hee-Haw)
1913 - Klaus Barbie, gestapo chief (Lyon)
1913 - Horace Grant Fletcher, composer
1914 - John Berryman, American poet (Friends & Associates)
1915 - Ivan M. Niven, Canadian mathematician (d. 1999)
1917 - Lee MacPhail, American baseball manager and league executive
1921 - Brian Malzard Foss, psychologist
1921 - Michael I, King of Romania (1927-30, 40-47)
1923 - Bobby Thomson, HR hitter (Giants win the pennant)
1923 - Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (d. 1990)
1924 - Billy Barty, Millsboro Pa, 3'9" actor (Under the Rainbow, Foul Play)
1925 - Yakov Rylskly, USSR, sabre team (Olympic-bronze-1956)
1926 - Biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter)
1926 - Galina Vishnevskaya, Leningrad, soprano (Madama Butterfly)
1926 - Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani painter
1927 - Barbara Cook, Atlanta Ga, stage singer/actress (Music Man)
1927 - Franklin "Bud" Held, javelin world champ (1949, 51, 53-55)
1927 - Hedley Keith, cricketer (solid left-handed for South Africa in the 1950's)
1927 - Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, President of Uruguay
1928 - Anthony Franciosa, [Papaleo], NYC, actor (Jeff-Name of the Game)
1928 - Jeanne Cooper, Minneapolis, actress (Kay-Young & Restless)
1928 - Marion Ross, Albert Lea Mn, actress (Marion-Happy Days, Bkln Bridge)
1929 - Peter Loader, cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA)
1929 - Peter Rohmkorf, writer
1929 - Roger John Tayler, astrophysicist
1931 - Annie Giradot, Paris France, actress (Gypsy, Jacko & Lise)
1931 - Jimmy McIlroy, Irish footballer and football manager
1932 - Lev Nikolayevich Smirenny, cosmonaut
1932 - Harry Gregg, Irish footballer and football manager
1933 - Larry J Hopkins, (Rep-R-KY, 1979- )
1933 - Ron Archer, cricketer (Aussie all-rounder mid-50's)
1933 - Roy Swetman, cricketer (England wicket-keeper late 50's)
1933 - Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (d. 2005)
1935 - Russell Luis Schweickart, Neptune NJ, astronaut (Apollo 9)
1935 - Zdenek Pololanik, composer
1936 - Alan Smith, cricket wicket-keeper (England1962-63 Aust-NZ tour)
1936 - Sir Martin Gilbert, British historian
1938 - Robert Webster, Berkeley Cal, diver (Oly-gold-1960, 64)
1939 - Robin Spry, Canadian filmmaker and producer (d. 2005)
1940 - Bobby Knight, college basketball coach (Indiana, Olympic-gold-1984)
1941 - Anne Tyler, American writer (Accidental Tourist)
1941 - Bobby Keetch, soccer player/entrepreneur
1941 - Helen Reddy, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (I Am Woman)
1943 - Roy Lynes, England, rock organist (Status Quo)
1943 - Selly Fernandes, Curacao poetess (Winking with Selly)
1944 - Jon Anderson, English rock singer for Yes
1944 - Kathy "Taffy" Danoff, Wash DC, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band)
1944 - James Carville, American political stategist and commentator
1945 - David Norman Schramm, physicist
1946 - Peter Lieberson, composer
1947 - Glenn Tipton, rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)
1947 - John Hall, rocker
1948 - Dan Gable, Waterloo Iowa, 68kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-gold-72)
1948 - Dan Issel, NBA coach/player (27,482 points, Denver Nuggets)
1948 - Dave Cowens, NBA forward (Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks)
1948 - Rob Halford, Engl metal singer (Judas Priest-Sin After Sin) [or 8/25]
1948 - Daniel Mark Epstein, American poet and biographer
1949 - Brian Kerwin, Chicago Ill, actor (Chisholms, King Kong Lives, Lobo)
1949 - Walter Hyatt, Musician
1949 - Réjean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player
1950 - John Matuszak, Milwaukee Wisc, NFLer (Raiders)/actor (Hollywood Beat)
1951 - Ransom Wilson, Tuscaloosa Alabama, flutist (Soliste NY)
1951 - Richard Lloyd, American guitarist (Television)
1952 - Ioannis Kyrastas, Greek footballer and manager (d. 2004)
1953 - Mark Will McNulty, Bindwa Zimbabwe, PGA golfer (1982 Danny Thomas-4th)
1953 - Muffin Spencer-Devlin, Piqua OH, LPGA golfer (1985 MasterCard Pro-Am)
1954 - Mike Eruzione, Winthrop Mass, jockey player (Olympics-gold-1980)
1955 - Danny Darwin, Bonham Texas, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1955 - Robin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist
1955 - Glynis Barber, English actress
1956 - Matthias Jabs, rock guitarist (Scorpions-Wind of Change)
1957 - Robbie Macintosh, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)
1958 - Dipak Patel, cricketer (in Kenya New Zealand off-spin all-rounder)
1958 - Kornelia Ender, Halle GDR, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-1972, 76)
1958 - Mark Miller, Dayton Ohio, actor (Search for Grace, Love Field)
1960 - Kelli McMullen-Temple, Columbus OH, Canadian equestrian (Olympics-96)
1960 - Scott Anthony Haneline, Indianapolis, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1960 - Tom Eplin, Hayward California, actor (Jake McKinnon-Another World)
1962 - Nick Hancock, British television presenter
1962 - Darlene Vogel, American actress
1963 - Tracy Nelson, California, American actress (Glitter, Square Pegs, Father Dowling)
1964 - Barb Broen-Ouellette, Edmonton Alberta, volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1964 - Johan de Kock, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
1964 - Melinda McGraw, Nicosa Cyprus, actress (Macenzie-Pursuit Of Happiness)
1964 - Michael Boatman, Colo Springs Colo, actor (Carter-Spin City)
1964 - Nick Thorp, rocker
1964 - Pat Swilling, NFL defensive end/linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
1964 - Nicole, German singer
1964 - Kevin Michael Richardson, American actor
1965 - Derrick Rostagno, LA California, tennis star
1965 - Leigh Ann Mills, Melbourne FL, LPGA golfer (1985 Mazda Champions)
1965 - Nick Thorpe, rocker (Curiosity Killed the Cat-Keep Your Distance)
1965 - Steve Decker, Rock Island IL, catcher (SF Giants)
1965 - Warren Ayres, cricketer (Victorian right-handed batsman since 1987-88)
1965 - Þorsteinn Bachmann, Icelandic actor
1965 - 2 Cold Scorpio, American professional wrestler
1966 - Wendel Clark, Kelvington, NHL left wing (Toronto, NY Islanders)
1966 - Perry Satullo, American professional wrestler
1967 - Anthony Johnson, NFL fullback (Chic Bears, Carolina Panthers)
1967 - Kelly Chase, Porcupine Plain Ca, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers)
1967 - Mazhar Hussein, cricketer (UAE batsman World Cup 1996)
1968 - Corey Miller, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
1968 - Lisa Trusel, Cal, actress (Lizette-Father Murphy, Days of our Lives)
1969 - Corey Harris, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins)
1969 - Eric Guliford, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, NO Saints)
1969 - Josef Beranek, Litvinov Cze, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks, Oly-G-98)
1969 - Larry Thomas, Miami FL, pitcher (Chic White Sox)
1969 - Oleg Salenko, Russian former footballer
1970 - Audra Wilks, Miss USA-Virginia (1997, Miss Photogenic)
1970 - Kelvin Ingram, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks)
1970 - J.A. Adande, American sports columnist
1970 - Peter Aerts, Dutch kickboxer and martial artist
1970 - Adam Goldberg, American actor
1970 - Adam Pascal, American actor
1970 - Ed Robertson, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies)
1971 - Jeffrey Prommayon, soccer player (PSV)
1971 - Laura Chapot, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-96)
1971 - Lee Gissendaner, NFL/WLAF receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Scottish Claymores)
1971 - Midori, violinist
1971 - Stephanie Martin-Cobb, LPGA golfer
1971 - Simon Charlton, English footballer
1971 - Athena Chu, Hong Kong actress and singer
1972 - Leland Taylor, defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens)
1972 - Jonathan Torrens, Canadian actor
1973 - Joe Angel Acosta Jr, SD CA, PGA golfer (1995 Greater Milwaukee-3rd)
1973 - Steve White, defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1974 - Chris Murray, Port Hardy, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens)
1974 - Frank Middleton, guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1974 - Joanne Black, Miss Universe-Ireland (1996)
1974 - Lee Byung-Kyu, Korean baseball player
1975 - Eirik Glambek Bøe, Norwegian musician
1975 - Ryan Clement, former XFL quarterback
1976 - Steve Jones, Irish footballer
1977 - Birgit Prinz, German footballer
1978 - Riley Mants, Winnipeg Manitoba, 200m breaststroker (Olympics-96)
1978 - Russell Anderson, Scottish footballer
1979 - Milena Roucka, Canadian former model current professional wrestler of Czech and Costa Rican descent.
1979 - Rob Hulse, English footballer
1979 - Sarah Thompson, American actress
1979 - Tony Torcato, American baseball player
1980 - Ilana Goldfogel, Denver Colo, pairs skater (& Erik Schulz)
1980 - Mehcad Brooks, American actor and former model
1981 - Shaun Wright-Phillips, English footballer
1981 - Jerome Isaac Jones, American singer
1981 - Austin Winkler, American lead vocalist (Hinder)
1982 - Jerome Carter, American football player
1982 - Eman Lam, Hong Kong singer
1983 - Han Yeo-reum, South Korean actress
1984 - Danny .S., English record producer
1984 - Sara Helena Lumholdt, Swedish musician (A-Teens)
1984 - Katy Perry [Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson], pop singer (I Kissed A Girl, Waking Up In Vegas)
1985 - Maximillian Roeg, actor (Aria)
1985 - Ciara Harris, American singer
1986 - DJ Webstar, American disc jockey
1986 - Eddie Gaven, American footballer
1987 - Darron Gibson, Irish football player
1987 - Fabian Hambüchen, German gymnast and Olympic medallist
1989 - Seth Mumy, actor (3 Wishes)
1995 - Conchita Campbell, Canadian actress
2001 - Princess Elisabeth of Belgium

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Historical events on October 26

740 - An earthquake strikes Constantinople, causing much damage and death.
1366 - Comet 55P/1366 U1 (Tempel-Tuttle) approaches 0.0229 AUs of Earth
1387 - Amsterdam buccaneer Herman of Kuinre sign peace
1407 - Mobs attack Jewish community of Cracow
1492 - Columbus' fleet anchors on Ragged Island Range, Bahamas
1492 - Lead pencils 1st used
1524 - Spanish troops give Milan to France
1529 - Thomas More appointed English Lord Chancellor
1534 - Charles V names Joris of Egmont, bishop of Utrecht
1662 - Charles II of England sold Dunkirk to France
1667 - Aru Palakka's occupies Makassar (Goa)
1674 - Prince Willem III occupies Grave
1682 - William Penn accepts area around Delaware River from Duke of York
1749 - Georgia Colony reverses itself & rules slavery is legal
1774 - 1st Continental Congress adjourns in Philadelphia
1774 - Minute Men organized in colonies
1776 - Benjamin Franklin departed from America for France on a mission to seek French support for the American Revolution.
1787 - "Federalist Papers" published, calls for ratification of Constitution
1795 - Pinckney's Treaty between Spain & US is signed, establishing southern boundary of US & giving Americans right to send goods down Mississippi
1795 - The French Directory, a five-man revolutionary government, is created.
1810 - US annexes western Florida
1822 - King Willem I obligates inhabitants of Brussels to use Dutch language
1825 - Erie Canal between Hudson River & Lake Erie opened
1830 - Belgian rebels occupy Antwerp
1858 - Hamilton Smith patents rotary washing machine
1859 - The Royal Charter is wrecked on the coast of Anglesey, north Wales with 459 dead.
1861 - Pony Express ends
1863 - Soccer rules standardized; rugby starts as a separate game
1863 - Worldwide Red Cross organized in Geneva
1863 - Football Association forms in England, standardizing soccer
1864 - Union troops ambush & kill 'Bloody' Bill Anderson in Richmond MI
1868 - White terrorists kill several blacks in St Bernard Parish La
1869 - 1st American steeplechase horserace (Westchester, NY)
1876 - President sends federal troops to SC
1881 - Gunfight at OK Corral, in Tombstone, Az
1886 - Modest Mussorgsky's "A Night on Bald Mountain," premieres in Russia
1887 - Detroit (NL) beats St Louis (AA) 10 games to 5 in World Series
1894 - German emperor Wilhelm II fires Chancellor Leo von Caprivi & premier Botho zu Eulenburg
1896 - Abyssinia & Italy sign peace treaty
1900 - After 4 years of work, 1st section of NY subway opens
1901 - 1st use of "getaway car" occurs after holding up a shop in Paris
1903 - Yerba Buena is 1st Key System ferry to cross SF Bay
1905 - 1st Soviet (workers' council) formed, St Petersburg, Russia
1905 - Union of Sweden & Norway ends
1911 - Phila A's beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 8th World Series
1912 - Serbian troops over run Skopje (Uskup)
1912 - Woolwich Tunnel under Thames opens
1913 - Huerta elected president of Mexico
1916 - Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control)
1917 - Petrograd Soviet accepts establishment of Military
1917 - World War I:Brazil declared in state of war with Central Powers.
1918 - Soldier revolt at Harskamp Veluwe
1919 - B C Hilliams musical "Buddies," premieres in NYC
1919 - Elgars "Cello concerto on 85" premieres in Queen's Hall London
1919 - President Wilson's veto of Prohibition Enforcement Bill is overridden
1921 - Solomon Porter Hood named minister to Liberia
1922 - Italian government resigns under pressure from fascists & Benito Mussolini
1923 - Dutch 2nd Chamber rejects Fleet laws (50-49 vote)
1923 - Government-Ruijs de Beerenbrouck resigns
1926 - Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC
1926 - Belgium stabilizes current value of franc (5 franc becomes 1 "Belga")
1927 - Duke Ellington sings "Creole Love Song"
1930 - Dmitri Sjostakovitch' ballet "Zolotoy Vyek," premieres in Leningrad
1931 - Eugene O'Neill's "Mourning Becomes Electra," premieres in NYC
1933 - French government of Serraut forms
1934 - While Wash player-mgr Joe Cronin honeymoons with Mildred Robertson owner Clark Griffith's niece & adopted daughter, he is sold to Red Sox
1939 - Polish Jewish forced into obligatory work service
1940 - The P-51 Mustang makes its maiden flight.
1941 - 2nd meeting partisans Tito & Draza Mihailovic in Yugoslavia
1941 - US savings bonds go on sale
1942 - 2nd day of Battle of Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
1942 - 4th day in battle at El Alamein: Australian breakthrough
1942 - Battle of Santa Cruz: USS SD shoots down a record 32 enemy planes
1943 - World War II: First flight of the Dornier Do 335 "Pfeil".
1947 - Maharajah of Jammu & Kashmir accedes to India
1947 - The British Military Occupation ends in Iraq.
1949 - President Harry Truman increases minimum wage from 40 cents to 75 cents
1950 - 630 Dutch volunteers depart (on)to Korea
1950 - Branch Rickey resigns as Brooklyn Dodger president
1950 - Mother Teresa founds Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India
1950 - South Korean troops reach Chosan at Chinese boundary
1951 - Emile Zatopek runs world record 30,000m, 25,000m & 15 miles
1951 - Rocky Marciano defeats Joe Louis at Madison Square Garden
1951 - Winston Churchill re-elected British PM
1952 - Pakistan's 1st Test Cricket win Fazal Mahmood 12 wkts v India
1953 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Emu Field Australia
1954 - Chevrolet unveils V-8 engine
1954 - Walt Disney's 1st television program, "Disneyland," premieres on ABC
1954 - Trieste return to Italy.
1955 - 1st edition of "Village Voice" (NYC) published
1955 - British troops occupy Saudi-Arabic oil field at Boeraimi
1955 - Ngo Dinh Diem proclaims Vietnam a republic with himself as pres
1956 - UN's International Atomic Energy Agency statute approved
1956 - Vietnam promulgates its constitution
1957 - USSR fires defense minister, Marshal Georgi Zhukov
1958 - PanAm flies 1st transatlantic jet trip-NY to Paris
1958 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1960 - AL approves Washington Senators move to become Minnesota Twins & announces franchises in LA & Wash DC for 1961
1961 - 1st Saturn launch vehicle made a flight test
1962 - Beatles tape "Please Please Me" & "Ask Me Why"
1962 - JFK warns Russia US will not allow Soviet missiles to remain in Cuba
1962 - Nikita Khrushchev sends note to JFK offering to withdraw his missiles from Cuba if US closed its bases in Turkey offer is rejected
1962 - US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island
1963 - US performs underground nuclear test at Fallon Nevada
1964 - Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show
1964 - Eric Edgar Cooke becomes last person in Western Australia to be executed.
1965 - Beatles receive MBEs at Buckingham Palace
1965 - Sylvia Likens tortured by teen girl gang
1966 - 1st Pacific communications satellite launched, Intelsat 2
1966 - US aircraft carrier Oriskany catches fire at Gulf on Tonken, 43 die
1967 - Shah of Iran crowns himself after 26 years on Peacock Throne
1968 - 1st European satellite launched, Esro 1, at Cape Kennedy
1968 - KMIR TV channel 36 in Palm Springs, CA (NBC) begins broadcastng
1968 - Soyuz 3 launched
1969 - Carol Mann wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
1969 - WHMA (now WJSU) TV channel 40 in Anniston, AL (CBS) 1st broadcast
1970 - "Doonesbury" comic strip debuts in 28 newspapers
1970 - Tanzania begins building railway Lusaka-Drone ash Salaam
1971 - UN votes to replace Taiwan with China
1972 - Guided tours of Alcatraz (by Park Service) begin
1972 - Henry Kissinger declares "Peace is at hand" in Vietnam
1973 - Israeli forces reach Suez, trapping Egyptian army
1973 - President Nixon released 1st White House tapes on Watergate scandal
1973 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1973 - Wings release "Helen Wheels"
1974 - Cleveland Coliseum opens for NBA's Cavaliers & MISL's Crunch
1975 - Anwar Sadat became 1st Egyptian president to officially visit US
1975 - China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1975 - Cuba beats Mexico for its 4th Pan Am Games Gold Medal in baseball
1975 - Mary Bea Porter wins LPGA Golf Inns of America
1976 - Transkei gains independence, not recognized outside of South Africa
1976 - Trinidad & Tobago becomes a republic
1977 - 5th & final test of space shuttle Enterprise
1977 - Dr Clifford R Wharton Jr named chancellor of State University of NY
1977 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1977 - The last natural case of smallpox was discovered in Merca district, Somalia. The WHO and the CDC consider this date the anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, the most spectacular success of vaccination.
1978 - Menachem Begin & Anwar Sadat named winners of 1978 Nobel Peace Prize
1978 - Independent Counsel Act is signed into law.
1979 - Park Chung-hee, President of South Korea is assassinated by KCIA head Kim Jae-kyu. Choi Kyu-ha becomes the acting President; Kim is executed the following May.
1980 - 10th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:25:41.3
1980 - 11th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:41
1980 - St Louis Cards sack Balt Colt QBs an NFL record tying 12 times
1981 - LA Dodgers beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 2 in 78th World Series
1982 - Steve Carlton became 1st pitcher to win 4 Cy Young awards
1982 - US budget deficit reaches more than $110 trillion for fiscal year 1982
1983 - Hugh Williams' "Pack of Lies," premieres in London
1983 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1984 - "Baby Fae" gets baboon heart transplant, lives 21 days
1985 - -Nov 6] Hurricane Juan, kills 97 in US
1985 - On a poor call in 6th game, umpire Don Deckinger starts a string of events costing Cardinals the World Series
1986 - "Into the Light" closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 6 performances
1987 - Dow Jones down 156.83 points
1987 - Head of Salvadoran Human Rights Comm assassinated by death squads
1988 - Donald Trump bills Mike Tyson $2,000,000 for 4 month advisory service
1988 - US-Soviet effort free 2 grey whales from frozen Arctic, Barrow, AK
1992 - The command and control system of the London Ambulance Service fails catastrophically.
1992 - The Charlottetown Accord fails to win majority support in a Canada wide referendum.
1992 - The London Ambulance Service was thrown into chaos after the implementation of a new CAD, or Computer Aided Despatch, system which failed.
1993 - NFL announces new expansion team, Carolina Panthers in Charlotte
1993 - NJ Devils lose 2-0 to Montreal, after winning 1st 7 games of 1993
1994 - Jordan & Israel sign peace accord
1995 - Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki in his hotel in Malta.
1996 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Lit de Justice, Storm Song, Jewel Princess, Da Hass, Boston Harbor, Pilsudski, Alphabet Soup at Woodbine
1997 - Bill Glasson wins Las Vegas Golf Invitational
1997 - Nichirei LPGA International
1997 - Raley's Gold Rush Senior Golf Classic
1997 - World Series: Fla Marlins beat Cleve Indians, 4 games to 3
1999 - Britain's House of Lords votes to end the right of hereditary peers to vote in Britain's upper chamber of Parliament.
2000 - NY Yankees defeat NY Mets 4-1 to win their 3rd straight World Series championship, MVP: Derek Jeter, NY Yankees
2000 - Laurent Gbagbo takes over as president of Côte d'Ivoire following a popular uprising against President Robert Guéï. Bret Hart retires.
2001 - The United States passes the USA PATRIOT Act into law.
2002 - Moscow Theatre Siege: Approximately 50 Chechen rebels and 150 hostages die when Russian Spetsnaz storm a theater building in Moscow, which had been occupied by the rebels during a musical performance three days before.
2003 - The Cedar Fire, the second-largest fire in California history, kills 15 people, consumes 250,000 acres (1,000 km²), and destroys 2,200 homes around San Diego.
2005 - Chicago White Sox defeat Houston Astros 4-0 in baseball's World Series championship, MVP: Jermaine Dye, Chicago.


Music history on October 26

1685 - Composer Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti was born.

1694 - Composer Johan Helmich Roman was born.

1935 - Judy Garland, at the age of 12, sang on Wallace Berry's radio show on NBC.

1959 - The Everly Brothers announced that they are considering leaving their record label.

1965 - The Beatles were awarded the MBE (Member of the British Empire) medals.

1971 - Al Green's "Tired of Being Alone," his first hit, went gold.

1975 - "A Chorus Line" premiered.

1978 - The Police played their first U.S. show in Boston at the Rat Club.

1980 - Paul Kantner of Jefferson Starship suffers a brain hemorrhage during a recording session. After 15 days in the hospital he recovers fully.

1981 - Queen and David Bowie record "Under Pressure" in Montreaux, Switzerland.

1992 - Pearl Jam sets a new record for first week sales when the LP "Vs." sold 950,000 copies.

1993 - Catholic churches in San Juan, Puerto Rico urge residents to tie black ribbons on trees to protest Madonna's first concert there.

1994 - Roseanne Barr appeared on her TV show "Roseanne" dressed as Prince.

1998 - Eros Ramazzotti released his "Eros Live" album.

1998 - A U.S. federal judge refused to issue an injunction against the sale of MP3. The device is used to play music downloaded from the Internet. The Recording Industry Association of America had brought the case to court.

1998 - Marilyn Manson began its Mechanical Animals tour in Kansas City, MO.


Sports history on Oct. 26

1990 - Wayne Gretzky became the first NHL player to reach 2,000 points.

1995 - Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh Penguins) scored his 500th National Hockey League (NHL) career goal against the New York Islanders in his 605th game. He became the second-fastest player to attain the plateau. Wayne Gretzky had reached 600 goals by his 575th NHL game.

2005 - The Chicago White Sox defeated the Houston Astros 7-5 in the first World Series game to be held in Texas. The game was also the longest in World Series history at 5 hours and 41 minutes. The game actually began on October 25th. It was their first World Series in 88 years.


Famous birthdays on October 26

Domenico Scarlatti 1685 - Composer

Joseph Aloysius Hansom 1803 - Architect, inventor (the hansom cab)

C.W. (Charles William) Post 1854 - Founder of Post cereals and products (Grape Nuts)

Abby (Greene Aldrich) Rockefeller 1874 - Philanthropist: cofounder of New York Museum of Modern Art

H.B. (Henry Byron) Warner 1876 - Actor (It’s a Wonderful Life, Lost Horizon, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Ten Commandments)

Napoleon Hill 1883 - Writer (Think and Grow Rich)

John S. (Shively) Knight 1894 - Reporter, editor, publisher (Knight-Ridder newspaper)

Jack Sharkey 1902 - Boxer

Primo Carnera 1906 - Boxer

Mahalia Jackson 1911 - Singer

Charlie Barnett 1913 - Musician (saxophone), bandleader

Jackie Coogan (John Leslie Coogan, Jr.) 1914 - Actor (The Kid), first child to appear in a full-lenth movie

Francois Mitterand 1916 - President of France (1981-1995)

Neal Matthews 1929 - Musician (Jordanaires)

John Arden 1930

Rodney "Hot Rod" Hundley 1934 - Basketball player, sportscaster

Bob Hoskins 1942 - Actor (Hook, Brazil, Who Framed Roger Rabbit)

Michael Piano 1944 - Singer (The Sandpipers)

Ivan Reitman 1946

Keith Hopwood 1946 - Singer, musician (Herman's Hermits)

Pat Sajak 1947 - TV host (Wheel of Fortune, The Pat Sajack Show)

Hillary Rodham Clinton 1947 - First Lady: wife of 42nd U.S. President William J. Clinton, U.S. Senator from New York (2000-), U.S. Presidential candidate in 2008

Jaclyn Smith 1947 - Actress (Charlie’s Angels, The Bourne Identity)

Toby (Colbert Dale) Harrah 1948 - Baseball player

Steve (Stephen Douglas) Rogers 1949 - Baseball player

Mike (Dudley Michael) Hargrove 1949 - Baseball player, manager

Chuck Foreman 1950 - Football player

Bootsy Collins 1951

Steve (Steven Robert) Ontiveros 1951 - Baseball player

Maggie Roche 1951 - Musician (The Roches)

Keith Strickland 1953 - Musician (B-52's)

Lauren Tewes 1954 - Actress (The Love Boat, Magic Kid, The China Lake Murders)

D.W. Moffett 1954

Rita Wilson 1958 - Actress (Sleepless in Seattle, Mixed Nuts, Runaway Bride)

Cary Elwes 1962 - Actor (Twister, Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, Robin Hood: Men in Tights)

Dylan McDermott 1962 - Actor (Twister, Steel Magnolias)

Marla Maples 1963

Natalie Merchant 1963 - Musician (10,000 Maniacs)

Thomas Cavanagh 1968 - Actor (TV: Ed)


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Guns are always the best method for a private suicide. They are more stylish looking than single-edged razor blades, and natural gas has gotten so expensive. Drugs are too chancy. You might miscalculate the dosage and just have a good time.
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Historic events on October 27

312 - Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross.
625 - Honorius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
710 - Saracen invasion of Sardinia.
939 - Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England.
1275 - Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
1492 - Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain
1523 - English troops occupy Montalidier France
1553 - Condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva.
1605 - Spanish army under General Spinola occupies Wachtendonk
1627 - English assault on French Il de Ré
1644 - 2nd Battle at Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies

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King of England King Charles I

1651 - English troops occupy Limerick Ireland
1662 - England sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres
1676 - Poland & Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw
1682 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded.
1688 - King James II fires premier Robert Spencer
1702 - English troops plunder St Augustine Florida
1775 - US Navy forms
1787 - Federalist letters start appearing in NY newspapers
1795 - Treaty of San Lorenzo, provides free navigation of Mississippi
1806 - The French Army enters in Berlin.
1810 - US annexes West Florida from Spain
1830 - Major-General Baron D Chasse bombs Antwerp (Belgium revolution)
1838 - Missouri governor Lilburn Boggs issues the Extermination Order, which orders all Mormons to leave the state or be exterminated.
1858 - RH Macy & Co opens 1st store, (6th Ave-NYC) Gross receipts $1106
1863 - Dutch railway to Harlingen opens
1864 - Battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess' Mill, Southside Railroad)
1864 - Battle of Fair Oaks, Va near Richmont
1864 - Confederate ship Albemarle torpedoed/sinks
1864 - Siege of Petersburg, VA
1867 - Garibaldi marches on Rome
1871 - Boss Tweed (William Macy Tweed), Democratic leader of Tammany Hall, arrested after NY Times exposed his corruption
1880 - Theodore Roosevelt marries Alice Hathaway Lee, on his 22nd birthday

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26th US President Theodore Roosevelt

1884 - Architect Henry Hardenberghs Dakota-complex opens in NYC
1886 - Musical fantasy "Night on Bald Mountain," performed in Russia
1893 - Hurricane hits coast between Savannah Ga & Charleston SC
1896 - 1st Pali Road completed in Hawaii (winds so strong streams flow UP!)
1901 - 1st complete performance of Debussy's "Nocturnes"
1904 - World's 1st subway, IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit), opens in NYC, subway/bus fare is set at one nickel (Bkln bridge-145 & Bdwy)
1913 - Pres Wilson says US will never attack another country
1914 - British battleship Audacious sunk by mine
1916 - 1st published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety)
1916 - Battle of Segale: Negus Mikael, marching on the Ethiopian capital in support of his son Emperor Iyasus V, is defeated by Fitawrari abte Giyorgis, securing the throne for Empress Zauditu.
1919 - Axeman of New Orleans claims last victim
1919 - US Congress sign Volstead Act
1920 - League of Nations moves headquarters in Geneva
1920 - Westinghouse radio station in East Pittsburgh, KDKA begins
1922 - 1st commemoration of Navy Day
1922 - Dutch 2nd Chamber votes for child labor laws
1924 - Uzbek SSR forms
1924 - The Uzbek SSR is founded in the Soviet Union.
1925 - Water skis patented by Fred Waller
1927 - Queen Wilhelmina opens Meuse-Waal Canal in Nijmegen
1931 - Chuhei Numbu of Japan, sets then long jump record at 26' 2½"
1935 - SDAP & NVV launchs "Plan for Work" in Utrect Netherlands
1938 - DuPont announces its new synthetic fiber will be called "nylon"
1941 - Chicago Daily Tribune editorialize there will not be war with Japan
1941 - Nazi's directs gypsy ghetto in Belgrade
1942 - 5th day of battle at El Alamein: heavy battles/Australian advance
1942 - US aircraft carrier Hornet sinks off Santa Cruz
1944 - Hertogenbosch & Tilburg freed from nazi occupation
1944 - Tito reaches free Belgrade
1945 - "Carib Song" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 36 performances
1945 - 1st edition of Elseviers Weekly newspaper (Elseviers Magazine)
1946 - Georgi Domitrovs National Front wins Bulgaria elections (78%)
1947 - "You Bet Your Life," with Groucho Marx, premieres on ABC radio

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Comedian Groucho Marx

1947 - WMAR TV channel 2 in Baltimore, MD (NBC) begins broadcasting
1948 - Albert Camus' "L'etat de Siege," premieres in Paris

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Author Albert Camus

1948 - Israel recaptures Nizzanim in Negev
1948 - Léopold Sédar Senghor founds the Senegalese Democratic Bloc (BDS).
1950 - Paul Creston's 3rd Symphony "Triumph of St Joan," premieres
1952 - "My Darlin' Aida" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 89 perfs
1954 - B O Davis Jr becomes 1st black general in USAF
1954 - Pres Eisenhower offers aid to S Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem
1954 - WISN TV channel 12 in Milwaukee, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting
1954 - Walt Disney's 1st TV show, "Disneyland," premieres on ABC
1954 - Benjamin O. Davis Jr. becomes the first African-American general in the United States Air Force.
1955 - Argentine peso devalued
1955 - Satomi Myodo, renews Zen nun vows & takes Buddhist name of Daien Myodo
1957 - Celal Bayar re-elected president of Turkey
1957 - WOWL TV channel 15 in Florence, AL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
1957 - WPTA TV channel 21 in Fort Wayne, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 - Gen Ayub Khan succeeds Iskander Mirza as president of Pakistan
1958 - WEDU TV channel 3 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1959 - Rare Pacific hurricane kills 2,000 in Western Mexico
1960 - AL admits LA & Washington to the league
1960 - Singer Ben E King records "Spanish Harlem" & "Stand By Me"
1961 - 1st Saturn launch vehicle makes an unmanned flight test
1961 - American Basketball League starts play
1961 - Outer Mongolia & Mauritania become 102nd & 103rd members of UN
1961 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya & Sary Shagan USSR
1962 - "Beyond the Fringe" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 673 perfs
1962 - Black Saturday - Russian nuclear missile crisis in Cuba
1962 - US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island
1962 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 - The plane of Enrico Mattei, Italian industry's most relevant figure, crashes in mysterious circumstances.
1963 - Bob Simpson completes 359 for NSW v Qld at Gabba
1963 - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Golf Tournament
1964 - "Ben Franklin in Paris" opens at Lunt Fontanne NYC for 215 perfs
1964 - Congo rebel leader Christopher Gbenye holds 60 Americans/800 Belgians
1964 - Singers Sonny & Cher wed, Cher wore bell-bottoms

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Goddess of Pop Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian)

1965 - WCFT TV channel 33 in Tuscaloosa, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
1966 - China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1966 - UN deprives South Africa of Namibia
1966 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1967 - 4 people from Baltimore pour blood on selective service records
1967 - Expo '67 closes in Montreal, Canada
1967 - NLF leaves People's Republic of South-Yemen
1968 - 19th Olympic games close at Mexico City, Mexico
1968 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA River Plantation Golf Invitational
1969 - Nobel prize for economy awarded to John Tinbergen
1969 - Ralph Nader sets up a consumer organization knowns as Nader's Raiders
1969 - St Vincent & Grenadines gains associated status with Britain
1970 - "Light, Lively & Yiddish" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 87 perfs
1971 - Republic of Congo-Kinshasa becomes Republic of Zaire
1971 - Steve Garvey weds Cynthia Truhan
1972 - Golden Gate National Recreation Area created
1973 - 1st time Islanders beat Rangers-3-2
1973 - Alabama sets offensive record (828 yds), beats Virginia Tech 77-6
1974 - Chantal Langlace runs female world record marathon (2:46:24)
1975 - Covers of both Time & Newsweek picture rock singer Bruce Springsteen
1977 - Amsterdam businessman M Caransa kidnapped
1977 - NASA launches space vehicle S-200
1978 - Begin & Sadat win Nobel Peace prize
1978 - President Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill
1979 - Islanders score 2 goals within 6 seconds 3 goals within 44 seconds
1979 - St Vincent & Grenadines becomes independent of UK (Natl Day)
1979 - Voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide
1980 - Astros owner John McMullen replaces GM Tal Smith with Al Rosen
1980 - Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
1981 - Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia
1981 - The Soviet submarine U 137 runs aground on the east coast of Sweden.
1982 - China announces its population at 1 billion people plus
1982 - IBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics
1984 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1984 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1984 - Wash State's Rueben Mayes sets col football rec of 357 yards rushing
1985 - 15th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:34
1985 - 16th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:11:34
1985 - Anthony Carter begins NFL streak of 100+ consecutive game receptions
1985 - Billy Martin is fired by Yankees for 4th time
1985 - Hurricane Juan ravages US Gulf states & east coast, 49 die
1985 - KC Royals beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 82nd World Series
1985 - Thieves steal 9 paintings, including 5 Monet's & 2 Renoir's
1986 - NY Mets beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 83rd World Series
1986 - Paul McCartney release "Pretty Little Head"

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Pop Singer & Beatle Paul McCartney

1986 - The United Kingdom government suddenly deregulates financial markets, leading to a total restructuring of the way in which they operate in the country, in an event now referred to as the Big Bang.
1987 - Lucas Mangopes Democratic Party wins Bophuthatswana elections
1987 - Peter Shaffer's "Lettice & Lovage," premieres in London
1987 - South Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution
1988 - "ET" released to home video (14 million presold)
1988 - Larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra

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Magazine Publisher Larry Flynt

1990 - "Michael Feinstein in Concert" closes at Golden NYC after 30 perfs
1990 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Bayakoa, Fly So Free, In The Wings, Meadow Star, Royal Academy, Safely Kept, Unbridled
1990 - Supreme Soviet of Kirghiz SSR chooses Askar Akayev as republic's first president.
1991 - "Andre Heller's Wonderhouse" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 9 perfs
1991 - "Homecoming" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 49 performances
1991 - John Brodie wins Security Pacific Senior Golf Classic
1991 - Minnesota Twins beat Altanta Braves 1-0 in 10 to win World Series in 7
1992 - Don Baylor appointed 1st manager of Colorado Rockies
1992 - Fox is to launch Tuesday night network TV, rescheduled to Decemeber
1992 - Great Britain issues postage stamp on 100th anniversary of Tolkien
1992 - Tipper Gore (wife of future VP) admits to covering clock on her VCR with black tape so she wouldn't have to watch it blink
1993 - Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcasting in El Paso Texas
1995 - Contract finalizing Cleveland Browns' move to Balt is signed
1995 - Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto
1995 - Latvia applies for membership in the European Union.
1996 - US beats Japan, 21½-14½, at Nichirei International Golf Tournament
1997 - Dow Jones crashes record 554 pts to 7161
1997 - Intel Corp buys Digital Equipment for $700 million
1997 - Microsoft argues it should be "free from government interference"
1997 - US releases a redesigned $50 bill
1999 - Gunmen open fire in the Armenian Parliament, killing Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan, Parliament Chairman Karen Demirchyan, and 6 other members.
2002 - Anaheim Angels defeat San Francisco Giants 4-3 in baseball's World Series championship, MVP: Troy Glaus, Anaheim
2002 - The ITV Network aired a constant regional service for the last time in England and Wales, but LWT lost its identity completely. All companies (except UTV, Channel, Scottish TV & Grampian TV) formed the national ITV1 with regional references only before regional programmes.
2004 - The Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time in 86 years
2005 - Riots begin in Paris after the deaths of two Muslim teenagers.
2011 - The Royal Australian Navy announces that they discovered the wreck of a World War II submarine in Simpson Harbour, Papua New Guinea during Operation RENDER SAFE - it is likely to be Japanese.


Music history on Oct. 27

1782 - Composer and violinist Nicolo Paganini was born.

1886 - The musical fantasy "A Night on Bald Mountain" was performed in St. Petersburg, Russia.

1956 - "Ain't Got No Home" by Clarence Henry was released. It was his first hit.

1960 - Ben E. King records his first solo songs, "Spanish Harlem" and "Stand by Me."

1964 - "Come See About Me" was released by the Supremes.

1975 - Bruce Springsteen was simultaneously on the cover of "Time" and "Newsweek."

1982 - Prince's album "1999" was released.

1990 - Xavier Cugat died of heart failure at the age of 90.

1991 - Lorrie Morgan and Brad Thompson were married.

1991 - Jimmy Dean and Donna Meade were married.

1995 - Gloria Estefan becomes the only pop artist to receive a call from the Pope to perform.

1995 - Yolanda Saldivar was sentenced to life in prison by a Texas jury for the murder of Selena.

1998 - Jazz singer Peggy Lee suffered a stroke and was hospitalized.

2010 - Twenty-five global premieres of Michael Jackson's "THIS IS IT" took place around the world. Fifteen were simultaneous.


Sports history on Oct. 27

1961 - The American Basketball League began play.

1973 - The New York Islanders beat the New York Rangers for the first time.

1985 - Anthony Carter began a National Football League (NFL) streak of 100+ consecutive game receptions.

1995 - The contract that finalized the Cleveland Browns' move to Baltimore was signed in secret.

1996 - Bud Adams, owner of the Houston Oilers, announced that he would allow his team to play one final season in Houston before moving the team to Nashville, TN.

1996 - Irving Fryer (Philadelphia Eagles) became the 15th player in NFL history to catch 600 passes in a career.

2002 - The Anaheim Angels won their first World Series. They beat the San Francisco Giants in Game 7 of the series.

2002 - Emmitt Smith (Dallas Cowboys) became the all-time leading rusher in the NFL when he extended his career yardage to 16,743. He achieved the record in his 193rd game. He also scored his 150th career touchdown.

2003 - The Monday Night Football game between the San Diego Chargers and the Miami Dolphins was played in Tempe, Arizona. The game had been moved from San Diego due to wild fires.

2004 - Barry Bonds' 700th home run ball was sold at auction for $804,129.


Famous birthdays on Oct. 27

1156 - Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (d. 1222)
1401 - Catherine of Valois, queen of Henry V of England (d. 1437)
1728 - James Cook, Yorkshire, England, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands
1739 - Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer
1744 - Mary Moser, English painter (d. 1819)
1746 - Georg Anton Kreusser, composer
1760 - August W A Grave von Gneisenau, Prussian fieldmarshal
1762 - Gijsbert K van Hogendorp, Dutch count/minister of Foreign affairs
1775 - Traugott Maximilian Eberwein, composer
1782 - Niccolo Paganini, Genoa It, composer/violin virtuoso (Princess Lucca)
1800 - Benjamin Franklin Wade, MC (Union), died in 1878
1809 - Peter "Peerke" Donders, Dutch RC missionary to Suriname
1811 - Issac Merrit Singer, inventor (1st practical home sewing machine)
1811 - Stevens Thomson Mason, first Governor of Michigan (d. 1843)
1814 - Daniel H. Wells, Mormon leader and politician (d. 1891)
1817 - Antoni Katski, composer
1828 - Jacob Dolson Cox, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
1829 - Christopher Columbus Andres, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1838 - John Davis Long, 32nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1915)
1842 - Giovanni Giolitti, 5x premier of Italy (1892..1921)
1844 - Klas Arnoldson, Sweden, politician/pacifist (Nobel 1908)
1854 - Sir William Smith, Scottish founder of the Boys' Brigade (d. 1914)
1858 - Theodore Roosevelt, NYC, ® 26th Pres (1901-09; Nobel 1906), (d. 1919)
1865 - Charles Spencelayh, English painter (d. 1958)
1872 - Emily Post, authority on social behavior/writer (Etiquette)
1873 - Henry Tate, composer
1876 - Jacqueline Royaards-Sandberg, actress (Un Soir Un Train)
1877 - George Thompson, English cricketer (d. 1943)
1885 - Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter (d. 1948)
1889 - Enid Bagnold, novelist (Chalk Garden, 1956 Award of Merit)
1892 - Graciliano Ramos, Brazilian author/mayor of Palmeira
1892 - Victor E van Vriesland, Dutch poet/critic (Mirror of Dutch Poetry)
1893 - Johan G Dancer, Dutch poet (Meetings)
1894 - Antonius "Toon" Verhey, violin cellist/conductor (Residence-orch)
1894 - Fritz Sauckel, German Nazi General of Labor
1894 - Oliver Leese, British general (d. 1978)
1895 - John Boles, Greenville TX, singer/actor (Babes in Baghdad)
1896 - Edith Haisman, Titanic survivor
1904 - Erno Schwarz, Hungarian American soccer player (d. 1974)
1906 - Anton AM Struyken, minister of justice/governor Dutch Antilles
1906 - Earle Cabell, American politician (d. 1975)
1907 - Helmut Walcha, German organist (church music)
1907 - Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles
1908 - Lee Krasner, American painter (d. 1984)
1910 - Fred de Cordova, film/TV producer (Tonight Show)
1910 - Jack Carson, Manitoba Canada, actor (Star is Born, Mildred Pierce)
1911 - Leif Erickson, California, actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront)
1912 - Conlon Nancarrow, Texarkana Arkansas, composer (Soundings 4)
1914 - Dylan Thomas, Swansea Wales, poet (Child's Christmas in Wales)
1914 - Stanislaw Brunstein, artist
1915 - Harry Saltzman, St Johns NB Canada, producer (Goldfinger)
1916 - Bob de Lange, [Jacob Bernard], Dutch actor/director (Daniel)
1916 - Kazimierz Brandys, writer
1917 - Jack Plimsoll, cricketer (S Afr lefty quick, 3-143 in only Test 1947)
1917 - Oliver Tambo, co-founder (African National Congress)
1917 - Augustine Harris, British Bishop of Middlesbrough (d. 2007)
1918 - Paul Dixon, Earling Iowa, Ohio talk show host (Paul Dixon Show)
1918 - Teresa Wright, NYC, actress (Eleanor Gehrig-Pride of the Yankees)
1920 - Nanette Fabray, San Diego California, actress (Katherine-One Day at a Time)
1920 - K. R. Narayanan, 10th President of India
1921 - Anestis Logothetis, composer
1921 - Warren Allen Smith, American encyclopedist
1922 - Carlos Andres Perez, president of Venezuela (1974-79/89-94)
1922 - George Young, soccer star
1922 - Ralph Kiner, HR hitter (Pittsburgh Pirates)/sportscaster (NY Mets)
1923 - Roy Lichtenstein, NYC, Pop art painter (painted comic book panels)
1923 - Ruby Dee, Cleve Ohio, actress (Raisin in the Sun, Cat People, Roots)
1923 - Roy Lichtenstein, American artist (d. 1997)
1924 - Michel Galabru, Safi Morocco, actor (Judge & the Assassin)
1925 - Jane Connell, Oakland California, actress (Jane-Stanley, Bridget-Dumpling)
1925 - Mary Kay Steans, Glendale California, actress (Mary Kay & Johnny)
1925 - Warren M Christopher, US, lawyer/minister of Foreign affairs (1993- )
1925 - Albert Medwin, American inventor
1926 - H R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure)
1926 - P G "Nana" Joshi, cricket wicketkeeper (Indian during 1950's)
1926 - H.R. Haldeman, American political personality (d. 1993)
1927 - Dominick Argento, York Penn, composer (Colonel Jonathan the Saint)
1927 - Edward Ralph Keinholz, sculptor
1928 - Datta Gaekwad, cricketer (father of Anshuman, batted in 11 Tests 50's)
1928 - Kyle Rote, NFL halfback (NY Giants 1951-61)
1928 - Stefan Wewerka, German architect/sculptor
1929 - Marino Iandioro, canned Tomato Pioneer
1930 - Bill George, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, LA Rams)
1931 - David Bryant, English world champion bowler/tv-host
1931 - Nawal el-Saadawi, Egyptian writer
1932 - Jean-Pierre Cassel, Paris France, actor (Trout)
1932 - Kathy Cornelius, LPGA golfer
1932 - Sylvia Plath, [Victoria Lucas], US, poet (Colossus, 3 Women, Bell Jar)
1933 - Floyd Cramer, La, cowboy singer (Last Date, On the Rebound)
1933 - John Sturdy, scholar
1934 - David Barclay, British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
1934 - Frederick Barclay, British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
1934 - Giorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director
1937 - Lara Parker, American actress
1938 - Maurice Hinchey, (Rep-D-New York)
1939 - John Cleese, Weston-Super-Mare England, comedian (Monty Python)
1940 - Anthea Joseph, music producer
1940 - Lee Greenwood, country singer (God Bless the USA)
1940 - Maxine Hong Kingston, US, author
1940 - John Gotti, Bronx NY, mafia head of the Gambino family
1941 - Dick Trickle, American auto racer
1942 - Phillip Catherine, rocker
1942 - Lee Greenwood, American singer
1945 - Carrie Snodgress, Park Ridge Ill, actress (Diary of Mad Housewife)
1945 - Peter Martins, Copenhagen, dancer-choreographer
1945 - Luis Inácio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil
1945 - John Kane, actor/writer
1946 - Leslie Byrne, (Rep-D-Virginia)
1946 - Peter Martins, Danish actor(?)
1946 - Steven R Nail, Canton Ill, USAF/astr (STS 51-G, 61-A, 37, 55)
1946 - Terry J Hart, Pittsburgh Penn, astronaut (STS 41C)
1947 - Terry Anderson, AP correspondent/US hostage held in Lebanon (1985-91)
1948 - Byron Allred, Logan Ut, rocker (Steve Miller Band)
1949 - Garry W Tallent, rocker (E Street Band)
1949 - Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
1949 - Jose J P Hageman, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1949 - Mike Kopetski, (Rep-D-Oregon)
1949 - Clifford Antone, American businessman (d. 2006)
1950 - Fran Lebowitz, author/actress (Resident Alien)
1951 - Jayne Kennedy-Overton, Wash DC, actress (Penitentary)
1951 - K K Downing, rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)
1951 - Carlos Frenk, Mexican/British cosmologist
1951 - Nancy Jacobs, American politician
1952 - Roberto Benigni, Italian director and actor
1953 - Michael Baker, Memphis Tn, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 43, 52, 68, 81)
1953 - Peter Firth, Bradford England, actor (Equus, Lifeforce, Tess)
1953 - Robert Picardo, Phila, actor (Frame Up, Gremlins 2)
1954 - Chris Tavare, cricketer (England opener & occasional scorer of runs)
1954 - Jan Duursema, American comic book artist
1955 - Debra Bowen, American politician
1956 - Patty Sheehan, Middlebury VT, LPGA golfer (1994 US Women's Open)
1956 - Jaq D. Hawkins, British author, occultist and lecturer
1957 - Glen Hoddle, English soccer ball player (Tottenham)
1957 - Jeff East, rocker
1958 - Hazell Dean, rocker (Always Doesn't Mean Forever)
1958 - Simon Le Bon, rock vocalist (Duran, Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
1958 - Lee Carter, Alabama Judge of the 25th Judicial Circuit
1960 - Tom Nieto, American baseball player
1961 - Rick Gibson, Calgary Alta, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 CPGA)
1963 - Deborah Moore, London England, actress (Danielle-Day of Our Lives)
1963 - Marla Maples, [Trump], Dalton Ga, actress (Will Rogers Follies)
1964 - Jill Hetherington, Brampton Ontario, tennis player (Olympics-96)
1964 - Mark Taylor, cricketer (genius Australian captain since 1994)
1964 - Mary Meagher-Plant, 100m butterfly swimmer (Oly-3 gold/silv/br-84, 88)
1965 - Krista Blomquist, New Haven Conn, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-7th-1995)
1966 - Brad Lauer, Humboldt, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
1966 - Grant Kenny, Norfolk Island NSW, Australasia golfer
1966 - Timm Rosenbach, NFL quarterback (NO Saints)
1966 - Matt Drudge, American blogger
1967 - Jaren Jackson, NBA guard/forward (Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs)
1967 - Scott Weiland, American singer (Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver)
1968 - Antoinette Lucas, Crozier VA, field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
1968 - Kata Karkkainen, Helsinki Finland, playmate (Dec, 1988)
1968 - Vinny Samways, English footballer
1969 - Annie Patterson, composer
1969 - Corey Foster, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
1969 - John Kasay, NFL kicker (Carolina Panthers)
1970 - Bert Emanuel, wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
1970 - Vernon Lewis, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
1970 - Felix Bwalya, Zambian boxer
1970 - Adrian Erlandsson, Swedish drummer (Cradle of Filth)
1971 - Liz Pagano, Seattle Wash, WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1994)
1971 - Matt Brown, WLAF guard (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 - Mike Ricci, Scarborough, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)
1971 - Zaddick X Longenbach, Greenwalds Pa, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1971 - Theodoros Zagorakis, Greek footballer
1971 - Jade Arcade, American comics artist and writer
1971 - Jorge Soto, Peruvian footballer
1972 - Brad Radke, Eau Claire WI, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
1972 - John Steel, Auckland NZ, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96)
1972 - Maria Mutola, Maputo Mozambique, 800m runner (Olympics-bronze-96)
1972 - Lee Clark, English footballer
1972 - Elissa (singer), Lebanese singer
1972 - Marika Krook, Finnish singer (Edea)
1973 - Alison "Ali" Malyn Shumate, Union City Tenn, Miss America-Tenn (1996)
1973 - Monica Louwerens, Greenville Miss, Miss America (Miss-Top 10-1996)
1974 - Juan Viedna Schenkhuizen, soccer player (Ajax, NEC)
1975 - Emily John Orton, Creswell Oregon, Miss America (Oregon-2nd-1996)
1975 - Zadie Smith, British novelist
1977 - Jiří Jarosík, Czech footballer
1977 - Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer
1978 - Vanessa-Mae, Singapore musician
1978 - Sergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player
1979 - Melanie Vallejo, Australian TV actress
1980 - Tanel Padar, Estonian singer
1980 - Cassia Riley, American model
1981 - Han Hye-jin, South Korean actress
1981 - Kristi Richards, Canadian freestyle skier
1982 - Patrick Fugit, American actor
1982 - Dennis Moran, American computer hacker
1982 - Takashi Tsukamoto, Japanese actor
1982 - Keri Hilson, American singer, songwriter
1983 - Brent Clevlen, American baseball player
1984 - Kelly Osbourne, English television personality
1984 - Brady Quinn, American football player
1984 - Irfan Pathan, Indian cricketer
1986 - Matty Pattison, English footballer
1987 - Andrew Bynum, American basketball player
1987 - Yi Jianlian, Chinese basketball player (Disputed)

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Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity.
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Historic events on October 28


306 - Mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome
312 - Emperor Constantine the Great beats rivaal Maxentius
969 - Byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria
1061 - Emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II
1422 - Charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France
1467 - Battle at Brustem: Charles the Stoute beats the Luikenaars
1516 - Battle of Yaunis Khan: Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mameluks near Gaza.
1531 - Battle of Amba Sel: Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi again defeats the army of Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia. The southern part of Ethiopia falls under Imam Ahmad's control.
1538 - The first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established.
1574 - Prince Willem van Orange installs university
1595 - Battle at Giurgevo: Zsigmond Bathory of Transylvania beats Turks
1612 - Robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I
1628 - Hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu
1636 - Harvard University (Cambridge Mass) founded
1646 - 1st Protestant church assembly for indians (Massachusetts)
1664 - The Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established.
1740 - Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]
1746 - Peruvian cities of Lima & Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die
1776 - Battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ
1790 - NY gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000
1793 - Eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin
1834 - The Battle of Pinjarra occurs in the Swan River Colony in present-day Pinjarra, Western Australia. Between 14 and 40 Aborigines are killed by British colonists.
1846 - Pioneers suffer blizzard in Sierra Nevada; 42 die
1848 - The first railroad in Spain - between Barcelona and Mataró - is opened.
1858 - Macy's Dept store opens in NYC
1863 - Battle at Wauhatchie Georgia: 865 killed or injured
1864 - Second Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri
1864 - Battle at Fair Oaks, Virginia, ends after 1554 casualties
1864 - Battle of Wauhatchie, TN
1867 - Maimonides College in Penns is 1st Jewish college in the US
1882 - Athletics reveal $22,000 profit in their 1st season in the American Association
1886 - Statue of Liberty dedicated by Pres Grover Cleveland, it is celebrated by 1st confetti (ticker tape) parade in NYC
1890 - Last NL-AA World Series game Bkln ties Louisville 3 games & 1 tie
1891 - Quake strikes Mino-Owari, Japan kills 7,300
1893 - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducted 1st performance of "Symphony Number Six in B minor, "Pathetique"
1894 - German emperor Wilhelm II fires chancellor Leo von Caprivi & premier Botho zu Eulenburg
1900 - After over 5 months 2nd Olympic games in Paris France, close
1904 - St Louis police try a new investigation method-fingerprints
1906 - Belgian-British "Union Minstry of Haut-Katanga" begins
1911 - Bill Dobbie of Calgary Tigers kicks 10 singles in a game
1914 - German battle cruiser Goeben enters Black Sea
1914 - Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, founded at Howard University, incorporates
1915 - Richard Strauss' Alpensymfonie, premieres in Berlin
1918 - Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up
1919 - Volstead Act passed by Congress, start prohibition over Wilson's veto
1921 - Amsterdam's Tuschinski movie theater opens
1922 - 1st coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game
1922 - Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government
1924 - French-Russian trade agreement signed
1924 - White Sox beat NY Giants 8-4 in Dublin, less than 20 fans attend
1927 - Josip Broz (Tito) begins 7 months jail sentence in Croatia
1927 - KLM-plane "Homing Pigeon" leaves Neth-Indies after 1st regular flight
1928 - Bradman scores 131 NSW v Queensland, 212 mins, 14 fours
1928 - Indonesian child laws enfoced in Bahasa Indonesia
1929 - Dow Jones plummets 38.33 pts (13%) to 260.64
1934 - Brooklyn & Pittsburgh play a penalty free NFL game
1935 - Sidney Kingsley's "Dead End," premieres in NYC
1936 - FDR rededicates Statue of Liberty on its 50th anniversary
1938 - Farewell parade of International Brigade (Barcelona)
1939 - Anti-German demonstrations/strikes in Czechoslovakia
1939 - Spitfire shoots German Heinkel-111 down above Scotland
1940 - Greece successfully resists Italy's attack
1940 - Meeting between Hitler & Benito Mussolini in Florence
1942 - 6th day battle at El Alamein: British offensive under Montgomery
1942 - Train crashes into bus, killing 16 & injuring 20 (Detroit Michigan)
1943 - U-220 sinks
1944 - Russia & Bulgaria sign weapon pact
1946 - German rocket engineers begin work in USSR
1948 - Flag of Israel is adopted
1949 - Georges Bidault elected president of France
1951 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1952 - Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Women's Texas Golf Open
1953 - Bud Grant of Winnipeg Blue Bombers intercepts 5 passes (record)
1953 - Red Barber, resigns as Dodger sportscaster to join Yankees
1954 - Ernest Hemingway wins Nobel prize for literature
1954 - Major league owners vote down sale of A's to a Phila syndicate
1954 - N Richard Nash' "Rainmaker," premieres in NYC
1954 - Nobel prize for literature awarded to Ernest Hemingway
1955 - Egypt & Saudi-Arabia sign defense treaty
1956 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus
1957 - WMVS TV channel 10 in Milwaukee, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1958 - Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, elected Pope, taking name John XXIII
1958 - Pete Runnels wins Comeback Player of Year (avg went from .230 to .322)
1959 - Buffalo Bills enter AFL
1959 - Jean Genet's "Les Negres," premieres in Paris
1961 - "Fiorello!" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 796 performances
1961 - Ground broken for Municipal (Shea) Stadium for NY Mets
1962 - Khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba, ending crisis
1962 - NY Giant YA Tittle passes for 7 touchdowns vs Wash Redskins (49-34)
1962 - Radio Moscow reports nuclear missiles in Cuba deactivated
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1962 - Cuban missile crisis ends after JFK and Khrushchev make a public and secret agreement
1965 - Gateway Arch (630' (190m) high) completed in St Louis, Missouri
1965 - Pope Paul VI proclaims Jews not collectively guilty for crucifixion
1966 - Belgium's Gaston Roelants runs 12-4/5 miles in 1 hour
1970 - NBA Cleveland Cavaliers 1st home game, lose to San Diego 110-99
1970 - US/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts
1971 - England becomes 6th nation to have a satellite (Prospero) in orbit
1971 - John & Yoko record "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in NYC
1972 - "Mother Earth" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 12 performances
1973 - Elmore Smith of Lakers blocks 17 shots in a game (NBA record)
1973 - Sharon Miller wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
1974 - 1st time 2 Islanders hat trick in same game-MacMillian & Westfall
1974 - Luna 23 launched (landing on Moon)
1974 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1975 - Calvin Murphy (Houston) begins NBA free throw streak of 58 games
1975 - Cleveland Metroparks assume operating responsibilities for Zoo
1976 - Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year (NY Yankees)
1976 - Train collision at Goes Neth, 7 die
1977 - TV's Rhoda gets married
1978 - Don Ritchie runs world record 100k (6:10:20)
1979 - Dick Howser (best Yank mngr win-lost pct .636) replaces Billy Martin
1979 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1981 - Edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia
1981 - NY Yankee George Frazier loses 3 World Series games
1982 - NASA launches RCA-E
1982 - Spain's socialists win/communists lose elections
1984 - 14th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:29:30
1984 - 15th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53
1984 - Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament
1985 - Ravi Ratnayeke takes 8-83 for Sri Lanka v Pakistan
1986 - KOB-AM in Albuquerque NM changes call letters to KKOB
1986 - KOB-TV in Albuquerque NM's final transmission
1986 - The centennial of the Statue of Liberty's dedication is re-celebrated in New York Harbor.
1988 - Jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister
1988 - Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library
1989 - Oakland A's sweep SF Giants in earthquake/BART series
1992 - Lee Jang Rim predicts that today would be the end of the world!
1993 - Cleveland Metroparks lease Brookside Park from Cleveland for 99-years
1993 - Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters resigns
1994 - Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth for 3rd time
1995 - Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series
1995 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Cigar, Desert Stormer, Inside Information, My Flag, Northern Spur, Ridgewood Pearl, Unbridled's Song
1996 - Goa upset Karnataka to win their 1st Ranji Cricket Trophy game ever
1997 - NBA announces hiring of Dee Kantner & Violet Palmer as 1st women to officiate a major-league all-male sports league
1998 - An Air China (Mainland China) jetliner is hijacked by disgruntled pilot Yuan Bin and flown to Taiwan.
2005 - Plame affair: Lewis Libby, Vice-president Dick Cheney's chief of staff, is indicted in the Valerie Plame case. Libby resigns later that day.
2006 - Funeral service for the peace of the executed at Bykivnia forest, outside of Kiev, Ukraine, with reburial of 817 Ukrainian civilians (out of some 100,000) executed by Bolsheviks at Bykivnia in 1930s - early 1940s.
2009 - The 28 October 2009 Peshawar bombing kills 117 and wounds 213.
2009 - NASA successfully launches the Ares I-X mission, the only rocket launch for its later-cancelled Constellation program.


Music history on Oct. 28

1798 - Composer Henri-Jerome Bertini was born.

1893 - Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducted his first public performance of his Symphony Number Six in B minor "Pathetique."

1896 - Composer Howard Hanson was born.

1956 - Elvis Presley's song "Love Me Tender" became the No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit. He became the first artist to follow himself into the No. 1 position. The song "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog" had been the No. 1 song for 11 weeks.

Today in Elvis Presley History 1956 - Elvis Presley appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show for the second time.

1965 - The studio recording of "My World Is Empty Without You" was made by the Supremes.

1972 - The United States Council for World Affairs announced that it was adopting the Who song, "Join Together" as its official theme.

1977 - "Nevermind The *bleep* Here's the Sex Pistols" was released in America.

1999 - Terrell Davis (Denver Broncos) made his debut as a hip-hop artist when he performed with rapper Legit.

2007 - The game "Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock" was released in North America.

2010 - Michael Jackson's "THIS IS IT" opened in theaters.


Sports history on Oct. 28

1961 - Construction began on Municipal (Shea) Stadium for the New York Mets.

1923 - Fats Henry was credited with a 94-yard punt. Research later indicated that it was an 83-yard punt.

1984 - The New York City Marathon was marred by its first fatality when a French runner collapsed and died.

1993 - Ron Francis (Pittsburgh Penguins) became only the 38th player in NHL history to achieve 1,000 career points.

1994 - The NFL Management Council and the NFL Players Association announced an agreement for the formulation and implementation of the most comprehensive drug and alcohol policy in sports.

1996 - Members of the New York Yankees and their manager appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman.

1997 - The NBA announced that they had hired the first women to officiate a major-league all-male sport. The women were Dee Kantner and Violet Palmer.


Famous birthdays on Oct. 28

Desiderius Erasmus 1467
Georges Escoffier 1846
Elsa Lanchester 1902
Edith Head 1907
Jonas Salk 1914
Bowie Kuhn 1926
Cleo Laine 1927
Dody Goodman 1929
Joan Plowright 1929
Bruce Morton 1930
Suzy Parker 1933
Jim Beatty 1934
Charlie Daniels 1936
Marcian E. (Ted) Hoff 1937
Jane Alexander 1939
Curtis Lee 1941
Hank Marvin (Shadows) 1941
Dennis Franz 1944
Wayne Fontana 1945
Telma Hopkins 1948
Rick Reynolds (Black Oak Arkansas) 1948
Bruce Jenner 1949
Annie Potts 1952
Bill H. Gates 1955
Stephen Morris (New Order) 1957
Ron Hemby (The Buffalo Club) 1958
William Reid (The Jesus & Mary Jane) 1958
Neville Henry (Blow Monkeys) 1959
Daphne Zuniga 1962
Lauren Holly 1963
Eros Ramazzotti 1963
Paul Wylie 1964
Jami Gertz 1965
Andy Richter 1966
Julia Roberts 1967
Caitlin Cary 1968
Ben Harper 1969
Jeremy Davies 1969
Brad Paisley 1972
Terrell Davis 1972
Joaquin Phoenix 1974


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Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
- Mahatma Gandhi


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Historic events on October 29

529 BC - The international day of Cyrus the Great, king of Persia, who declared the first charter of human rights in the world also known as Cyrus Cylinder.
437 - Valentinian III, Western Roman Emperor, marries Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of his cousin Theodosius II, Eastern Roman Emperor in Constantinople. This unifies the two branches of the House of Theodosius
439 - Vandalen under Genseric occupy Carthago
1268 - Conradin, the last legitimate male heir of the Hohenstaufen dynasty of Kings of Germany and Holy Roman Emperors, is executed along with his companion Frederick I, Margrave of Baden by Charles I of Sicily, a political rival and ally to the hostile Roman Catholic church.
1390 - First trial for witchcraft in Paris.
1467 - Battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege
1508 - Gelderse troops occupies Kuinre
1552 - Czar Ivan IV escapes back to Moscow after battle
1591 - Giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX
1618 - English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.
1658 - Action of 29 October 1658 (Naval battle)
1665 - Battle of Ambuila, where Portuguese forces defeated the forces of the Kingdom of Kongo and decapitated king Antonio I of Kongo, also called Nvita a Nkanga..
1675 - Leibniz makes the first use of the long s, ∫, for integral.
1682 - William Penn lands at what is now Chester Pennsylvania
1709 - England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"
1727 - Severe earthquake in New England
1787 - Opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague)
1792 - Mount Hood (Oregon) is named after the British naval officer Alexander Arthur Hood by Lt. William E. Broughton who spotted the mountain near the mouth of the Willamette River.
1794 - French troops occupies Venlo
1811 - 1st Ohio River steamboat leaves Pittsburgh for New Orleans
1814 - "Demologos," 1st steam-powered warship, is launched
1833 - 1st US college fraternity to have a fraternity house founded
1859 - Spain declares war on Morocco.
1863 - Intl Comm of Red Cross forms (Nobel 1917, 1944, 1963)
1864 - Greek parliament accept new Constitution
1867 - Mail packets "Rhone" & "Wye" capsizes off St Thomas Virgin Islands
1872 - J S Risdon patents metal windmill
1881 - Judge (U.S. magazine) first published.
1888 - Lord Salisbury grants Cecil Rhodes charter for BSA Company
1889 - NY Giants (NL) beat Bkln (AA) in world series 6 games to 3
1889 - Queen Victoria grants Cecil Rhodes rights to Zambezia
1889 - Stanley Park dedicated in Vancouver, BC
1894 - 1st election of Hawaiian Republic
1901 - In Amherst, Massachusetts nurse Jane Toppan is arrested for murdering the Davis family of Boston with an overdose of morphine.
1904 - 1st intercity trucking service (Colorado City & Snyder, Texas)
1904 - IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit) subway (NYC) opens
1905 - Hottentot chief Hendrik Witbooi fataly injured
1910 - Bob Simpson of Hamilton Tigers kicks record 11 singles in a game
1913 - Floods in El Salvador kill thousands.
1914 - Russia declares war on Turkey
1914 - Turkish warships storm Black Sea
1915 - Aristide Briand becomes premier of France
1915 - Thomas Masaryk claims independence for Czechoslovakia
1920 - Ed Barrow appointed GM of NY Yankees
1921 - The Link River Dam, a part of the Klamath Reclamation Project, is completed.
1923 - "Runnin' Wild" (introducing Charleston) opens on Broadway
1923 - Army move SPD/KPD-government to German part of Saxon
1923 - Gibbs/Grey/Wood's revue "Runnin' Wild," premieres in NYC
1923 - Textile strike in Enschede Neth, against lower wages, begins
1923 - Turkey declares independence (successor state to Ottoman Empire)
1924 - "Dixie to Broadway," opens at Broadhurst Theater
1924 - Labour loses British parliamentary election
1929 - "Black Tuesday," Stock Market crashes triggers "Great Depression"
1930 - 1st Eastern Canada night CF game: Oshawa vs Toronto Balmy Beach
1931 - Lefty Grove, A's pitcher who won 31 games, is named the AL's MVP
1932 - French liner Normandie is launched
1939 - Golden Gate International Exposition closes (1st closure)
1939 - NHL Babe Seibert Memorial Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3
1940 - Sec of War Henry L Stimson drew 1st number-158-in 1st peacetime military draft in US history
1941 - Cole Porters musical "Let's Face It," premieres in NYC
1942 - 16,000 Jews killed in Pinsk Russia
1942 - 7th day of battle at El Alamein: Montgomery assault
1942 - Alaska highway completed
1942 - Branch Rickey named president/GM of Brooklyn Dodgers
1942 - Nazi's murder 16,000 Jewish in Pinsk, Soviet Union
1943 - 3 allied officers escape out camp Stalag Luft 3
1944 - 1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda Neth
1944 - Breda freed
1944 - Cabadese 2nd Infantry division frees Goes South-Beveland
1945 - 1st ball point pen goes on sale, 57 years after it is patented
1945 - Happy Chandler, resigns as US Senator, remains as baseball commish
1945 - Getulio Vargas, president of Brazil, resigns.
1947 - Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherland form Benelux Union
1947 - Trial of art forger Han of Meegeren begins in Amsterdam
1948 - Israeli forces liberate Meron & Gush-Halev
1948 - Safsaf massacre
1949 - White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A's for Nellie Fox
1950 - British minister of Finance Stafford Cripps resigns
1950 - Wally Triplett avgs 735 yards on 3 kickoff returns
1950 - Cleveland Browns' Marion Motley sets record for highest avg gain in a game with 17.1 (10 attempts), Cleveland 45, Pittsburgh 7
1953 - A Baltimore group purchases St Louis Browns
1954 - Colonel Nasser disbands Moslem Brothership
1954 - Sweden begins experimental TV
1955 - Belgium signs accord for 5 day work week (45 hours)
1955 - Emile Zatopek runs world record 15 mile (1:14:01) & 25,000m (1:16:36)
1956 - Chet Huntley & David Brinkley, NBC News, team up
1956 - International zone of Tangier returns to Morocco
1956 - Israeli paratroopers drop into Sinai to open Straits of Tiran
1957 - Hand grenade explodes in Israel's Knesset (Parliament)
1958 - Boris Pasternak refuses Nobel prize for literature
1958 - Dr F Mason Sones is 1st doctor to perform a coronary angiogram
1958 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1959 - 10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced
1960 - Chartered C46 carrying Cal State's football team crashes, kills 16
1960 - Muhammad Ali's (Cassius Clay) 1st professional fight, beats Tunney Hunsaker in 6
1961 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 - "Meet the Beatles" booklet is published
1964 - Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings v Pakistan
1964 - Karmi'el founded in Galilee
1964 - Star of India & other jewels are stolen in NY
1964 - Town of Karmiel founded in Galilee
1964 - United Rep of Tanganyika & Zanzibar renamed United Rep of Tanzania
1965 - US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians
1966 - Lunar Orbiter 1 crashes on moon: 6.7°N 162°E
1966 - National Organization of Women founded
1967 - Danny Abramowicz begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
1967 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
1967 - MacDermot, Ragni & Rado's musical "Hair," premieres in NYC
1967 - London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall.
1968 - USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
1969 - Supreme Court orders end to all school desegregation "at once"
1969 - Tom Seaver voted NL Cy Young Award
1969 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1969 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1970 - WYEA (now WLTZ) TV channel 38 in Columbus, GA (NBC) 1st broadcast
1972 - Don Cockroft of Cleveland Browns kicks 57-yard field goal
1972 - Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
1974 - Law bans discrimination of sex or marital status in credit application
1975 - Boston's Fred Lynn is the overwhelming choice as AL Rookie of Year
1975 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1975 - Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffer kills 1st victim
1977 - "Act" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 233 performances
1977 - Texas' Russell Erideben kicks his 3rd 60 yard field goal of the season
1977 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1979 - Billy Martin fired as Yankee manager (2nd time)
1979 - Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open
1981 - Bill Giles becomes CEO of Philadelphia Phillies
1982 - Car maker John DeLorean indicted for drug trafficking, later acquitted
1982 - Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "Girl is Mine"
1983 - 550,000 Dutch demonstrate against cruise missile
1983 - Notre Dame's Gil Fenerty rushes for 337 yards & 6 touchdowns
1984 - Orlando Pizzolato (2:14:53) & Greta Weitz (2:29:30) win NY Marathon
1985 - Cards' Joaquin Andujar suspended for 10 games for bumping an ump
1985 - Major General Samuel K. Doe is announced the winner of the first multiparty election in Liberia.
1986 - Kirk Muller scores NJ Devil record 6 point, beat Penguins, 8-6
1986 - Padres pitcher LaMarr Hoyt is arrested at US-Mexico border for drugs
1986 - West Indies all out for 53 v Pakistan (Abdul Qadir 6-16)
1987 - "Don't Get God Started" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 86 perfs
1987 - Thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title
1988 - 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics
1988 - China announces a herbal male contraceptive
1988 - Jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi
1988 - Soviets 1st scheduled shuttle launch (postponed)
1989 - Colleen Walker wins LPGA Nichirei Golf International
1989 - NYC MTA opens 63rd street extension to subway
1989 - Ozzie Newsome ends NFL streak of 150 consecutive game receptions
1990 - 30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria
1991 - Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as NY Yankee manager
1993 - Dow Jones index reaches record 3687.86
1994 - Antonov AN-12 having an accident at Ust-Ilimsk Kaluga, 21 killed
1994 - NY Lotto pays $60 million+
1994 - National Museum of American Indian opens (NYC)
1995 - "Fool Moon" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC
1995 - Sunday NY News increases price from $1.00 to $1.25
1995 - US beats Japan, 19-17, at Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament
1998 - Apartheid: In South Africa, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission presents its report, which condemns both sides for committing atrocities.
1998 - While en route from Adana to Ankara, a Turkish Airlines flight with a crew of 6 and 33 passengers is hijacked by a Kurdish militant who orders the pilot to fly to Switzerland. The plane instead lands in Ankara after the pilot tricked the hijacker into thinking that he was landing in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia to refuel.
1998 - Hurricane Mitch, the second deadliest Atlantic hurricane in history, made landfall in Honduras.
1998 - Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off on STS-95 with 77-year old John Glenn on board, making him the oldest person to go into space.
1998 - ATSC HDTV broadcasting in the United States is inaugurated with the launch of STS-95 space shuttle mission.
1999 - Deadliest Indian Ocean tropical cyclone hits Orissa, India. This event was known as 1999 Orissa cyclone ever since.
2002 - Ho Chi Minh City ITC Inferno, a fire destroys a luxurious department store with 1500 people shopping. Over 60 people died and over 100 are missing. It is the deadliest disaster in Vietnam during peacetime.
2004 - In Rome, European heads of state sign the Treaty and Final Act establishing the first European Constitution.
2004 - The Arabic news network Al Jazeera broadcasts an excerpt from a video of Osama bin Laden in which the terrorist leader first admits direct responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks and references the 2004 U.S. presidential election.
2005 - 29 October 2005 Delhi bombings kill more than 60.
2007 - Argentina elects its first female president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
2008 - Delta Air Lines merges with Northwest Airlines, creating the world's largest airline and reducing the number of US legacy carriers to 5.
2008 - The Philadelphia Phillies defeat the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5 of the 2008 World Series to become champions of Major League Baseball.
2011 - Record-breaking snowstorm in the northeastern United States leaves nearly 2 million residents without power for more than 36 hours.


Music history on Oct. 29

1904 - Composer Vivian Ellis was born.

1936 - Hank Snow made his first recordings, "Lonesome Blue Yodel" and "Prisoned Cowboy."

1956 - Maria Callas made her Metropolitan Opera debut in "Norma."

1957 - "Oh Boy!" by Buddy Holly & the Crickets was released.

1963 - The Hollies began recording their first sessions for their first album.

1967 - The musical "Hair" opened off Broadway.

1970 - Neil Diamond received a gold record for "Cracklin' Rosie."

1971 - Duane Allman was killed in a motorcycle accident in Macon, GA.

1975 - Joan Baez became a member of Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue.

1977 - "Bat Out Of heck" was released by Meat Loaf.

1990 - The Byrds, LaVern Baker, John Lee Hooker, The Impressions, Wilson Pickett, Jimmy Reed and Ike & Tina Turner were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

1991 - Three members of Pink Floyd were injured in a auto race in Mexico.

1996 - In Pasadena, California, a judge drops drug possession charges against Scott Weiland, the singer for the Stone Temple Pilots. The judge concluded that Weiland had made significant progress in rehab.

1998 - Steven Adler surrendered to authorities to begin serving a sentence of 150 days for two counts of battery and violation of probation.

1998 - East Bay Ray, Klaus Flouride and D.H. Peligro, all former members of the Dead Kennedys, filed suit against Jello Biafra. The claim was that the former lead singer had diverted money owed to the other band members for his own use.

2002 - Christina Aguilera's album "Stripped" was released.


Sports history on Oct. 29

1973 - O.J. Simpson, of the Buffalo Bills, set two NFL records. He carried the ball 39 times and he ran 157 yards putting him over 1,000 yards at the seventh game of the season.

1979 - Willie Mays severed all ties with major league baseball when he accepted a public relations job with an Atlantic City casino.

1989 - Ozzie Newsome ended his NFL streak of 150 consecutive game receptions.

1993 - A group of U.S. athletes were attacked by skinheads in Germany.

1995 - Jerry Rice of the San Francisco 49ers became the NFL's career leader in receiving yards with 14,040 yards.


Famous birthdays on Oct. 29

Daniel Emmett 1815
Fanny Brice 1891
Douglas Montgomery 1891
Akim Tamiroff 1899
William Juzda 1920
Bill Mauldin 1921
Neal Hefti 1922
Zoot (John Haley) Sims 1925
Jon Vickers 1926
Sonny Osbourne (Osborne Brothers) 1937
Lee Clayton 1942
Denny Laine (Moody Blues, Wings) 1944
Melba Moore 1945
Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) 1946 - Richard Dreyfuss 1947
Kate Jackson 1948
Ed Dyck 1950
Denis Potvin 1953
Steve Kellough (Wild Horses) 1957
Randy Jackson (Jackson Five) 1961
Peter Timmins (Cowboy Junkies) 1965
Paris 1967
Joely Fisher 1967
SA (311) 1970
Toby Smith (Jamiroquai) 1970
Winona Ryder 1971
Tracee Ellis Ross 1972
Trevor Lissauer 1973
Brendan Fehr 1977


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I'm opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.
- Mark Twain


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Historical events on October 30

637 - Antioch surrenders to the Muslim forces under Rashidun Caliphate after the Battle of Iron bridge.
701 - John VI of Greece begins his reign as Catholic Pope
942 - Alberic nominates Pope Marinus II (Martinus III)
1077 - German king Henry IV gives away bisdom Utrecht county Staveren
1137 - Battle of Rignano between Ranulf of Apulia and Roger II of Sicily.
1270 - 8th & last crusade is launched
1270 - The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis end by an agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis IX of France, who had died months earlier) and the sultan of Tunis.
1340 - Battle of Rio Salado.
1389 - French king Charles VI visits pope Clemens VII
1468 - Charles the Stout occupies & plunders Luik
1470 - Henry VI of England returns to the English throne after Earl of Warwick defeats Yorkists in battle.
1485 - King Henry VII Tudor crowned "Yeomen of the Guard"
1485 - Henry VII of England crowned.
1489 - Peace of Tours, between emperor Maximilian I & Flemings
1502 - Vasco da Gama returns to Calicut for the second time.
1503 - Queen Isabella of Spain bans violence against indians
1534 - English Parliament passes Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the English church - a role formerly held by the Pope
1611 - Gustaaf II Adolf (17) becomes king of Sweden
1629 - King Charles I gives Bahamas to Sir Robert Heath
1697 - Germany signs French/English/Spanish/Neth/Brandenburgs peace treaty ending 9 year War
1739 - England declares war on Spain: War of Jenkin's Ear [NS=Oct 19]
1768 - 1st Methodist church in US initiated (Wesley Chapel, NYC)
1772 - Capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown
1775 - 1st navy in US forms
1851 - Alfred de Mussets "Bettine," premieres in Paris
1864 - Helena, Montana's capital, founded
1866 - Jesse James gang robs bank in Lexington Missouri ($2000)
1868 - John Menard of Louisiana is 1st black elected to Congress
1871 - Phila Athletics beat Chicago for 1st Natl Association baseball pennant
1873 - P T Barnum's circus, "Greatest Show on Earth," debuts (NYC)
1883 - Austria-Hungary/Germany/Romania signs military treaty
1886 - Great-Britain/Germany divide boundaries in East-Africa
1888 - John J Loud patents ballpoint pen
1888 - Ndebele-king Lobengula grants Cecil Rhodes, Mashonaland £100 per month
1893 - Senate approves repealing Sherman Silver Purchase Act of 1890
1894 - Daniel Cooper patents time clock
1894 - Domenico Melegatti obtains a patent for a procedure to be applied in producing pandoro industrially.
1896 - Martha Hughes Cannon of Utah becomes 1st female senator
1899 - Battle at Ladysmith Natal: Boers beat lt-general Whites army
1899 - British Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill reaches Capetown
1900 - 1st-ever US auto show opens in Madison Square Garden in NYC
1901 - Battle at Bakenlaagte: lt-col Bensons unit vs Boers
1905 - "October Manifesto" Russian Tsar Nicholas II grants civil liberties
1905 - GB Shaw's "Mrs Warren's Profession," premieres in NYC
1905 - Tsar of Russia accepts 1st Duma (Parliament)
1911 - Clark Griffith is named manager of Wash Senators
1914 - Allied offensive at Ypres (Belgium) begins
1917 - British government gives final approval to Balfour Declaration
1918 - Slovakia asks for creation of Czechoslovakian state
1919 - Baseball league presidents call for abolishment of spitball
1920 - The Communist Party of Australia is founded in Sydney.
1922 - Anxious to compete with the Yankees, the NY Giants pay $65,000 & 3 players for Jack Bentley (hits .349 & is 13-1 as pitcher in 1922)
1922 - Benito Mussolini forms government in Italy
1925 - KUT-AM in Austin TX begins radio transmissions
1929 - The Stuttgart Cable Car is constructed in Stuttgart, Germany.
1930 - Turkey & Greece sign a treaty of friendship
1931 - W2XB TV channel 1 in NYC, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting
1938 - Orson Welles panics a nation with broadcast of "War of the Worlds"
1939 - USSR & Germany agree on partitioning Poland, Hitler deports Jews
1939 - German U boat fails on attack of English battleship Nelson with Winston Churchill, Dudley Pound & Charles Forbes aboard
1940 - Cole Porters musical "Panama hattie," premieres in NYC
1941 - USS Reuben James torpedoed by Germans, even though US is not in war
1942 - 8th day of battle at El Alamein: new Australian assault
1942 - US aircraft carrier Enterprise reaches Noumea
1943 - Italian director Federico Fellini marries actress Giulietta Masina
1943 - Molotov-Eden-Cordell Hull accord over operations at UN
1943 - Soviet forces under Tolbuchin stick Sivash-bay about
1944 - Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring," premieres in Wash DC
1944 - Anne Frank (of Diary fame) is deported from Auschwitz to Belsen
1944 - Last transport for Auschwitz arrives in Birkenau
1944 - Scottish Highlanders liberate Waalwijk
1944 - Sweden announces intention to stay neutral & refuse sanctuary in WW II
1944 - Tholen Island freed
1945 - Branch Rickey signs Jackie Robinson to a Montreal Royals
1945 - US government announces end of shoe rationing
1947 - 23 countries sign GATT agreement in Geneva
1947 - Darius Milhauds 3rd Symphony "Hymnus Ambrosianus," premieres in Paris
1948 - 20 die & 6,000 made ill by smog in Donora Pennsylvania
1948 - Operation Hiram: Israelis take control of Galilee
1949 - "Lost in the Stars" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 281 perfs
1949 - Kurt Weill & Maxwell Anderson's musical premieres in NYC
1950 - David Diamond's 3rd Symphony, premieres
1950 - Pope Pius XII witnesses "The Miracle of the Sun" while at the Vatican.
1951 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1952 - Clarence Birdseye sells 1st frozen peas
1953 - Dr Albert Schweitzer & Gen George C Marshall win Nobel Peace Prize
1954 - Defense Department announces elimination of all segregated regiments
1954 - US Armed Forces end segregation of races
1955 - Imtiaz Ahmed scores 209 v NZ, the record for a no 8 batsman
1956 - Israel captures Egyptian militay post at El-Thamad
1956 - Dodgers sell Ebbets Field to a real estate group They agree to stay until 1959, with an option to stay until 1961
1957 - Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 11th Symphony premieres in Moscow
1957 - Soviet Union launches, Sputnik II, carrying a dog named Laika
1957 - WLWI (now WTHR) TV channel 13 in Indianapolis, IN (ABC) 1st broadcast
1957 - WYTV TV channel 33 in Youngstown, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
1960 - Guatemala's "La Hora" reports plan for invasion on Cuba
1960 - Michael Woodruff performs the first successful kidney transplant in the United Kingdom at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
1961 - Soviet Union tests a 58 megaton hydrogen bomb
1961 - UN unanimously elects U Thant acting secretary general of the UN
1961 - Soviet Party Congress unanimously approves a resolution removing Stalin's body from Lenin's tomb in Red Square
1962 - US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island
1963 - Morocco & Algeria signs cease fire
1963 - Sandy Koufax wins NL MVP award
1964 - Tran Van Huong appointed premier of South Vietnam
1965 - Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Las Cruces Golf Open
1965 - Fireworks explosions kill 50 in Cartagena, Colombia
1966 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Las Cruces Ladies Golf Open
1967 - Arthur Allyn says White Sox will play 9 games in Milwaukee in 1968
1967 - Ferdinand Bracke bicycles world record time (48,093 km)
1967 - USSR Kosmos 186 & 188 make 1st automatic docking & Venmera 13 launch
1968 - Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Lars Onsager (thermodynamics)
1968 - Nobel prize for physics awarded to Luis Alvarez (bubble chamber)
1968 - Queen Juliana opens IJ tunnel in Amsterdam
1969 - WXPO (now WNDS) TV channel 50 in Manchester, NH (IND) 1st broadcast
1970 - KVEW TV channel 42 in Kennewick, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1972 - 45 die in a train crash in Chicago Ill
1972 - Worst US rail accident in 14 years; 45 die in Chicago
1973 - Tom Seaver becomes 1st non-20-game winner to win Cy Young award
1973 - The Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time.
1974 - California Angel Nolan Ryan throws fastest recorded pitch (100.9 MPH)
1974 - Catfish Hunter is named AL Cy Young Award
1974 - Muhammad Ali KOs George Foreman in 8th round in Kinshasa Zaire
1975 - Giants pitcher John "the Count of" Montefusco wins NL Rookie of Year
1975 - John Bucyk, Boston, became 7th NHLer to score 500 goals
1975 - Juan Carlos assumes power in Spain
1975 - NY Daily News runs headline "Ford to City: Drop Dead"
1976 - "Going Up" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 49 performances
1976 - Jane Pauley becomes news co-anchor of Today Show
1976 - Rev Joseph Evans elected president of United Church of Christ
1977 - Panama 747SP lands after polar flight around Earth in record 54:07
1978 - Laura Nickel & Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701-1
1978 - Uganda troops attack Tanzania
1979 - NASA launches space vehicle S-203
1979 - Richard Arrington elected mayor of Birmingham
1980 - Honduras & El Salvador settle their boundary dispute
1980 - NASA launches Flt Satcom-4
1982 - Portugal revises constitution
1983 - The first democratic elections in Argentina after seven years of military rule are held.
1984 - Tigers reliever Willie Hernandez wins AL Cy Young Award
1985 - 22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61-A)-Challenger 9-launched
1986 - Discovery moves to OPF where more than 200 modification are made
1987 - In Japan, NEC releases the first 16-bit home entertainment system, the TurboGrafx-16, known as PC Engine.
1988 - 2 gambling clubs & 1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot
1988 - Beth Daniel wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship
1988 - Jim Elliott (US) completes 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi
1988 - NY Jets finally beat Pittsburgh Steelers for 1st time
1989 - August A Busch III becomes CEO of St Louis Cards
1989 - Smith Dairy at Orrville Ohio, makes largest milk shake (1,575.2 gal)
1990 - England-France complete "Chunnel"
1991 - Colombian government negotiate with M-19-guerrilla
1991 - Mark Sauer becomes CEO of Pittsburgh Pirates
1991 - Mid East peace conference begins in Madrid Spain
1991 - Singer Clint Black (34) weds actress Lisa Hartman (29)
1992 - MTA begins installing automated fare collection turnstiles
1993 - Toronto Maple Leafs lose 1st game of season after going 10-0-0
1994 - Leftist coalition wins Marcedonia parliamentary election
1994 - Thomas Nicely reports bug in Intel's Pentium-processor on Internet
1994 - US wins Nichirei LPGA Golf International
1995 - Quebec Referendum votes to remain part of Canada
1997 - "Cherry Orchard," opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
1997 - Shirley Allen, 51, held Illinois police off for 39 days captured
2002 - British Digital terrestrial television (DTT) Service Freeview begins transmitting in parts of the United Kingdom.
2005 - The rebuilt Dresden Frauenkirche (destroyed in the firebombing of Dresden during World War II) is reconsecrated after a thirteen-year rebuilding project.


Music history on October 30

1894 - Composer Peter Warlock was born.

1970 - Jim Morrison was sentenced to 6 months in jail and fined $500 for exposing himself in Miami, FL.

1973 - John Lennon released the album "Mind Games."

1974 - Kathy Silva files for a divorce from Sylvester Stewart and was awarded custody of their 14-month-old son. Stewart disappeared with his son and was believed to be in hiding.

1978 - The movie "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" aired on NBC-TV.

1982 - Paul Weller announced the breakup of The Jam.

1984 - Linda Ronstadt made her operatic debut in "La Boheme" in New York City, NY.

1984 - Barry Manilow opened at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The shows sold out for $1.9 million. Manilow beat the previous record by $100,000 that was held by Diana Ross.

1986 - The Beastie Boys released the LP "License To Ill."

1988 - Kurt Cobain smashed his very first guitar.

1995 - David Bowie, Tom Donahue, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Pete Seeger, Jefferson Airplane, Little Willie John, Pink Floyd, The Shirelles and The Velvet Underground are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

1997 - Sally Nyolo (formerly of Zap Mama) began her first U.S. tour.

1997 - The U.S. Senate passd the "La Cienega" bill. The bill closed a loophole in the 1909 copyright act that put most pre-1978 music copyrights in jeopardy.

2001 - Michael Jackson's album entitled "Invincible" was released.

2002 - U.S. President George W. Bush signed an act that renamed the Oakwood Postal Station in Los Angeles the Nat King Cole Post Office.


Sports history on October 30

1919 - The professional baseball association ruled that spitballs and shineballs were illegal.

1974 - In Kinshasa, Zaire, Muhammad Ali regained his heavyweight-boxing title by knocking out George Foreman in the eighth round.

1988 - The New York Jets beat the Pittsburgh Steelers for the first time.

1992 - Magic Johnson played his last game in the NBA before retiring for the second and last time.

1997 - Violet Palmer became the first woman to officiate an NBA game. The game was between the Dallas Mavericks and the Vancouver Grizzlies.

2001 - In New York City, U.S. President George W. Bush threw out the first pitch at Game 3 of the World Series between the New York Yankees and the Arizona Diamondbacks.

2001 - Michael Jordan returned to the NBA with the Washington Wizards after a 3 1/2 year retirement. The Wizards lost 93-91 to the New York Knicks.


Famous birthdays on October 30

John Adams (US President), 1735
Richard Sheridan 1751
Alfred Sisley 1839
Ezra Pound 1885
Charles Atlas 1893
Ruth Gordon 1896
Sue Carol 1907
Gordon Parks 1912
Fred Friendly 1915
Joe Adcock 1927
Louis Malle 1932
Hamilton Camp 1934
Dick Vermeil 1936
Dick Gautier 1937
Claude Lelouch 1937
Eddie Holland 1939
Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane/Starship) 1939
Ed Lauter 1940
Otis Williams (The Temptations) 1941
Henry Winkler 1945
Timothy B. Schmidt (Poco, The Eagles) 1947
Harry Hamlin 1951
Charles Martin Smith 1953
T. Graham Brown 1954
Shanna Reed 1955
Kevin Pollak 1958
Joey Belladonna 1960
Diego Armando Maradona 1960
Ty Detmer 1967
Gavin Rossdale (Bush) 1967
Nia Long 1970
Kassidy Osborn (SHeDAISY) 1976
Christopher Backus 1981

Quote for today:

The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains that I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time.
- George Bernard Shaw


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1270 - 8th & last crusade is launched
1270 - The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis end by an agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis IX of France, who had died months earlier) and the sultan of Tunis.


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Historic events on October 31


445 BC - Ezra reads the Book of the Law to the Israelites in Jerusalem (see Nehemiah 9:1, NLTse).
802 - Empress Irene of Byzantium driven out
834 - 1st All Hallows Eve (Halloween) observed to honor the saints
1517 - Luther posts 95 theses on Wittenberg church-Protestant Reformation
1541 - Michelangelo Buonarroti's paints "last judgement" in Sistine Chapel
1552 - Emperor Karel & Markgraaf Albecht strike siege for Metz
1587 - Leiden University Library opens its doors after its founding in 1575.
1596 - English/French/Dutch delegates sign anti-Spanish "Drievoudig Covenant"
1617 - Laurens Reael resigns as governor-general of East-Indies
1759 - Earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred
1793 - Execution of Girondins at Paris, during Reign of Terror
1794 - John Dalton 1st lecture to Manchester Literary/Philosophical Society
1808 - Holland Brigade battle at Durango, Spain
1815 - Sir Humphrey Davy of London patents miner's safety lamp
1837 - Collision of river boat Monmouth & Trement on Miss; 300 die
1846 - Donner party, unable to cross the Donner Pass, construct a winter camp
1863 - The Maori Wars resumed as British forces in New Zealand led by General Duncan Cameron began their Invasion of the Waikato.
1864 - Nevada admitted as 36th state
1868 - Standard uniform approved for postal carriers
1871 - Founding of Netherland Protestant Union in Dokkum
1876 - Cyclone hits Bengal, about 200,000 die
1876 - A monster cyclone ravages India, resulting in over 200,000 human deaths.
1881 - Metropolitan club plays its last game of its non-league season They win 80 of 151 games (18-43 versus NL teams)
1887 - Rimski-Korsakov's "Capricio Espagñol," premieres in St Petersburg
1888 - John Boyd Dunlop patents pneumatic bicycle tire
1892 - Arthur Conan Doyle publishes The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
1900 - AL pres Ban Johnson writes to NL pres Nick Young seeking peace
1905 - Great revolutionary demonstration for amnesty in St Petersburg
1906 - George Bernard Shaw's "Caesar & Cleopatra," premieres in NYC
1907 - Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club's 1st game defeating Strathcona Rugby Foot-ball Club 15-0 at Calgary
1908 - 4th Olympic games ends in London
1913 - 1st US paved coast-to-coast highway, the Lincoln Highway is dedicated
1914 - Great Britain & France declare war on Turkey
1916 - Clare Kummer's "Good Gracious Annabelle," premieres in NYC
1917 - Eugene O'Neill's "In the Zone," premieres in NYC
1917 - World War I: Battle of Beersheba - "last successful cavalry charge in history"
1918 - Spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week
1918 - Banat Republic founded
1920 - Romania annexes Bessarabia
1921 - Federation Sportive Feminine Intl forms (1st woman track & field association)
1922 - Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) becomes premier of Italy
1922 - Karel & Josef Capék's "World We Live In," premieres in NYC
1923 - 160 consecutive days of 100 degrees at Marble Bar, Australia begins
1924 - World Savings Day was announced in Milano/Italy by the Members of the Association at the 1st International Savings Bank Congress (World Society of Savings Banks).
1925 - Cossack officer Reza Chan replaces sultan Ahmad Shah in Persia
1932 - Greek government of Venizelos falls
1936 - The Boy Scouts of the Philippines was formed.
1937 - Spanish government moves from Valencia to Barcelona
1938 - Great Depression: In an effort to try restore investor confidence, the New York Stock Exchange unveils a fifteen-point program aimed to upgrade protection for the investing public.
1939 - 27 U boats sunk this month (135,000 ton)
1940 - 63 U boats sunk this month (325,000 ton)
1940 - Battle of Britain: Germany & Britair control of English Channel, ends
1940 - Deadline for Warsaw Jews to move into Warsaw Ghetto
1941 - 13 U boats sunk this month (62,000 ton)
1941 - Mount Rushmore is completed
1941 - Prior to US in WW II, Germany torpedoes US destroyer Reuben James
1941 - Clothing factory fire in Huddersfield, England kills 49
1942 - 94 U boats sunk this month (619,000 ton)
1942 - 9th day in battle at El Alamein
1943 - Wash Redskin Sammy Baugh passes for 6 touchdowns vs Bkln (48-10)
1943 - World War II: F4U Corsair accomplishes the first successful radar-guided interception.
1944 - Chief of staff Kruls names De Quay chairman of Universal Commission
1949 - "Regina" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 86 performances
1949 - Amsterdam Telegraph-director/SS'er Henri Holdert sentenced to 12 years
1949 - WOC (now KWQC) TV channel 6 in Davenport, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast
1950 - Collazo & Torresola attempt to kill Harry Truman in Washington, DC
1951 - Second Chamber accept plan-Schuman
1952 - 1st thermonuclear bomb detonated-Marshall Islands
1953 - TV broadcasting begins in Belgium
1954 - Algerian Revolution against French begins
1954 - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Texas Golf Open
1954 - KREM TV channel 2 in Spokane, WA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
1955 - Mgr Alfrink appointed archbishop of Utrecht
1956 - 1st American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek
1956 - Britain & France begin to bomb Egypt to reopen Suez Canal
1956 - Brooklyn, NY ends streetcar service
1957 - "Jamaica" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 558 performances
1959 - Lee Harvey Oswald announces in Moscow he will never return to US
1959 - USSR & Egypt sign contracts for building Aswan Dam
1960 - Cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 10,000 die
1961 - Hurricane Hattie, kills 400 in British Honduras
1961 - Federal judge rules that Birmingham, Alabama, laws against integrated playing fields are illegal
1963 - Ed Sullivan witnesses Beatles & their fans at London Airport
1963 - J Edgar Hoover's last meeting with president John F Kennedy
1963 - Leaking propane gas explodes, kills 64 at "Holiday on Ice" (Indiana)
1964 - Barbra Streisand's "People," album goes #1 for 5 weeks
1967 - KIMO TV channel 13 in Anchorage, AK (ABC) begins broadcasting
1967 - Nguyen Van Thieu took oath of office as 1st pres of S Vietnam 2nd Rep
1967 - SF's Mike McCormick wins NL Cy Young Award
1968 - Linda Eastman moves to UK permanently
1968 - Milwaukee Bucks win their 1st game beating Detroit 138-118 (6th game)
1968 - President Johnson orders a halt to all bombing of North Vietnam
1968 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1969 - George Harrison's "Something" is released in UK
1969 - Race riot in Jacksonville Florida
1971 - "On the Town" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 65 performances
1972 - Gaylord Perry wins AL Cy Young award
1973 - Tom Seaver wins NL Cy Young Award
1974 - Ted Bundy victim Laura Aime disappears in Utah
1974 - Marines terminate gijzelingsactie in strafgevangenis Scheveningen
1975 - Bob Geldof 1st appearance with Boomtown Rats
1976 - Javed Miandad, 206 v NZ, age 19 yrs 141 days (29 fours 1 six)
1978 - Iranian oil workers go on strike
1978 - People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (South) adopts constitution
1979 - Mike Flanagan, wins AL Cy Young Award
1979 - US DC-10 crashes at Mexico-City, 74 killed
1980 - Julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16,806 m)
1980 - Polish government recognizes Solidarity
1980 - Senegal routes troops to Gambia due to Libyan threat
1981 - 1st live radio drama in 25 years (Halloween Story on NBC)
1982 - "Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." closes at St James NYC after 9 perfs
1982 - Pope John Paul II becomes 1st pontiff to visit Spain
1983 - Paul McCartney releases "Pipes of Peace" album
1983 - Ron Grant completes a 217 day, 8,316 mile run around Australia
1984 - Howard Goodall/Melvyn Bragg's musical "Hired Man," premieres in London
1984 - Puerto Rican tanker, San Francisco explodes spilling 2 million gallons of oil as ship caught fire
1985 - Last day in Test cricket for Zaheer Abbas
1987 - 1st jockey to win 9 races in 1 day (Chris Antley at Belmont)
1987 - A pair in Coventry, England ties world record for longest singles tennis match at 80 hrs 21 minutes
1988 - 19°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Oct
1988 - 1st Monday Night NFL game in Indianapolis, Colts beat Denver 55-23
1988 - Journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia
1989 - AR Gurney's "Love Letters," premieres in NYC
1989 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1989 - Turgat Ozal elected president of Turkey
1989 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1990 - Pakistan make 3-0 drubbing of NZ, Waqar Younis 29 series wkts
1991 - Palestinians attend US mideast peace talks in Madrid
1992 - Don Keller makes his 18,000th sky diver
1992 - Roman Catholic church reinstates Galileo Galilei after 359 years
1992 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: A P Indy, Fraise, Gilded Time, Liza, Lure, Paseana, Thirty Slews at Gulfstream Park
1993 - "Wonderful Tennessee" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 9 perfs
1993 - 25 people killed during Ghana-Ivory Coast soccer match
1993 - Germany unemployment hits country record of 3.5 million
1993 - Rapper Tupac Shakur charged with aggravated assault
1993 - US wins Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament
1994 - American Eagle ATR-72 crash down at Gary, Indiana: 68 killed
1995 - NHL NJ Devils agree to stay in NJ
1996 - The Fokker F100 on TAM Transportes Aéreos Regionais Flight 402 crashes into several houses in São Paulo, Brazil killing 98 including 2 on the ground.
1997 - British au pair Louise Woodward, 19, sentenced to life in death of Matthew Eappen 8½ months (judge changes to time served)
1998 - Iraq disarmament crisis begins: Iraq announces it would no longer cooperate with United Nations weapons inspectors.
1999 - Roman Catholic Church and Lutheran Church leaders sign the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification, ending a centuries-old doctrinal dispute over the nature of faith and salvation.
1999 - Yachtsman Jesse Martin returns to Melbourne after 11 months of circumnavigating the world, solo, non-stop and unassisted.
1999 - EgyptAir Flight 990 traveling from New York City to Cairo crashes off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, killing all 217 on-board.
2000 - The last Multics machine was shut down.
2000 - A chartered Antonov An-26 explodes after takeoff in Northern Angola killing 50
2000 - A Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-400 operating as Flight 006 collides with construction equipment upon takeoff in Taipei, Taiwan killing 79 passengers and four crew members
2002 - A federal grand jury in Houston, Texas formally indicted former Enron Corp. chief financial officer Andrew Fastow on 78 counts of wire fraud, money laundering, conspiracy and obstruction of justice related to the collapse of his ex-employer.
2003 - A bankruptcy court approves MCI's reorganization plans, essentially clearing the telecommunications company to exit bankruptcy.
2003 - Mahathir bin Mohamad resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia and is replaced by Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, marking an end to Mahathir's 22 years in power.
2011 - The world population reaches 7 billion inhabitants according to the United Nations
2011 - Socialite and model Kim Kardashian files for divorce from basketball player Kris Humphries 72 days after getting married.


Music history on October 31

1970 - Michelle Phillips, formerly of the Mamas and Papas, and actor Dennis Hopper were married. The two divorced 8 days later.

1985 - Producer Joseph Papp died of cancer at the age of 70. He was the co-creator of "A Chorus Line."

1988 - Debbie Gibson held a séance at her Halloween party to contact the spirits of Liberace and Sid Vicious.
1992 - Prince and the New Power Generation released the album "."
~From Wings: That was supposed to be Prince's new 'Symbol' but it wouldn't translate onto these Forums.

1993 - Tupac Shakur was arrested for allegedly shooting two off-duty Atlanta policemen.

1995 - Alice in Chains released "Alice in Chains" as a vinyl edition. It was not available on CD or cassette until November 7, 1995.

1997 - Over 200 counterfeit tickets were confiscated at a Jane's Addiction reunion concert in New York.

1998 - KISS kicked off its Psycho-Circus tour with a Halloween extravaganza in Los Angeles, CA. The Smashing Pumpkins were the opening act.

1999 - Bryan White sang the National Anthem at the Adelphia Coliseum in Nashville prior to the game between the Tennessee Titans and the St. Louis Rams. Following the game, White gave his second annual Howl-O-Ween concert at the north end of the coliseum.

2000 - The Outkast album "Stankonia" was released.

2005 - The iTunes Music Store reached 1 million videos sold.


Sports history on Oct. 31

1968 - The Milwaukee Bucks won their first game. They beat Detroit 138-118.

1995 - The NHL's New Jersey Devils announced that they would stay in New Jersey.

1999 - Bryan White sang the National Anthem at the Adelphia Coliseum in Nashville prior to the game between the Tennessee Titans and the St. Louis Rams. Following the game, White gave his second annual Howl-O-Ween concert at the north end of the coliseum.

2001 - In Miami Beach, FL, Jose Canseco was involved in a nightclub brawl. Canseco later violated his probation and was sentenced to two years of house arrest and three years probation.

2010 - For the first time in major league history, two former presidents attended the same World Series Game. George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush both attended Game 4 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, TX.


Famous birthdays on Oct. 31

1291 - Philippe de Vitry, French composer/poet
1345 - Ferdinand I, the wise one, king of Portugal (built navy)
1424 - Wladyslaw III Warnenczyk, king of Poland/Hungary
1538 - Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (d. 1607)
1541 - Hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer
1599 - Denzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles, English statesman and writer (d. 1680)
1620 - John Evelyn, British diarist (Life of Mrs Godolphin)
1622 - Pierre Paul Puget, French artist (d. 1694)
1632 - Jan Vermeer, Holland, painter (Procuress, Astronomer), (d. 1675)
1636 - Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1679)
1638 - Meindert Hobbema, Amsterdams landscape painter, baptised
1692 - Comte de Caylus, French archaeologist (d. 1765)
1705 - Clemens XIV, [Giovanni Ganganelli], Pope (1769-74)
1705 - Pope Clement XIV (d. 1774)
1711 - Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (d. 1778)
1724 - Christopher Anstey, English writer (d. 1805)
1737 - James Lovell, American educator (d. 1789)
1740 - William Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
1750 - Leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet
1755 - Jean Louis van Aelbroeck, Flemish agronomist
1757 - Ignaz Spangler, composer
1761 - Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck, Dutch patriot/earl/Grand Pensionary
1785 - George F Kersting, German painter
1791 - Ferdinand Huber, composer
1795 - John Keats, London, England, romantic poet (Ode to a Grecian Urn), (d. 1821)
1815 - Karl Weierstrass, Germany, mathematician (theory of functions)
1825 - Raleigh Edward Colston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1825 - Charles Lavigerie, French cardinal (d. 1892)
1826 - Hugh Boyle Ewing, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1905
1827 - Richard Morris Hunt, American educator (d. 1895)
1831 - Daniel Butterfield, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1901
1831 - Paolo Mantegazza, Italian neurologist (d. 1910)
1835 - Adelbert Ames, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1933
1835 - J F W Adolf Ritter von Baeyer, German chemist (Nobel 1905)
1835 - Krišjānis Barons, Latvian writer (d. 1923)
1838 - King Louis of Portugal (d. 1889)
1847 - Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (2-fasenmotor)
1848 - Boston Custer, brother of George Armstrong Custer (d. 1876)
1851 - Lovisa of Sweden, queen of Denmark (d. 1926)
1852 - Mary E W Freeman, US writer (Revolt of Mother)
1854 - Georg A Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt)
1860 - Juliette Gordon Low, activist/founder (Girl Scouts of America)
1875 - Seerp Anema, poet/writer (Dutch Coasts)
1875 - Vallabhbhai Patel, Indian freedom fighter and statesman (d. 1950)
1876 - Eduard van Oort, zoologist (Ornithology of Netherlands)
1883 - Marie Laurencin, French painter (d. 1956)
1887 - Chiang Kai-shek, Chekiang Province China, pres of Nationalist China
1887 - Edouard Lalonde, Canada, NHLer (Mont Canadiens)/lacrosse player
1888 - George Hubert Wilkins, Aust, polar explorer (Flying the Arctic)
1888 - Harold Vincent Milligan, composer
1888 - Napoleon Lapathiotis, Greek poet (d. 1944)
1891 - Charlotte "Lotte" Bartschart, German/Dutch operetta singer
1892 - Ruth Fuller Sasaki, US, Zen teacher (1st Zen Institute of America)
1893 - Sara Allgood, Dublin Ireland, actress (Jane Eyre, Spiral Staircase)
1895 - Basil H Liddell Heart, English military historian/publicist
1895 - C K Nayudu, cricketer (brother of C S, India's 1st Test capt)
1896 - Ethel Waters, Chester Pa, actress (Beulah)/singer (Stormy Weather)
1897 - Wilbur (Pete) Henry, NFL tackle (Canton, NY Giants, Pottsville)
1898 - Alfred Sauvy, French statistician (Affluence & Population)
1900 - Carl Hubbard, Missouri, baseball & football Hall of Famer
1902 - Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet (Claro Enigma)
1902 - Eduard Franz, Milwaukee Wisc, actor (Zorro)
1902 - Willie Shaw, race car driver (Indy 500-1937, 39, 40)
1902 - Abraham Wald, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1950)
1906 - Jo Vis, resistance fighter (Yad Vashem-distinction)
1906 - Louise Talma, Arcachon France, composer (Summer Sounds)
1907 - Helen Lessore, artist
1912 - Dale Evans, [Frances Butts], Uvalde Tx, cowgirl (Roy Rogers Show)
1912 - Ollie Johnston, American animator (d. 2008)
1914 - Joe Carcione, American consumer advocate (d. 1988)
1914 - John Hugenholtz, Dutch race track designer (d. 1995)
1916 - Carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden
1917 - Erik Routley, composer
1917 - William Hardy McNeill, historian (Rise of the West)
1917 - Thomas Hill, Canadian actor
1918 - Ian Stevenson, American parapsychologist (d. 2007)
1919 - Magnus Wenninger, American priest, author of Polyhedron models
1920 - Dick Francis, Wales, jockey/detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes)
1920 - Joseph Gelineau French composer (d. 2008)
1920 - Dedan Kimathi, Kenyan rebel leader (d. 1957)
1920 - Helmut Newton, German photographer (d. 2004)
1920 - Fritz Walter, German footballer (d. 2002)
1922 - Barbara Bel Geddes, NYC, actress (Vertigo, Miss Ellie-Dallas, Caught)
1922 - Norodom Sihanouk, king/pres/prem Cambodia (My War with the CIA), (d. 2012)
1922 - Anatoli Papanov, Soviet actor (d. 1987)
1922 - Illinois Jacquet, American saxophonist (d. 2004)
1923 - Hicks B Waldron, Amsterdam NY, CEO (Avon)
1925 - John Pople, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)
1926 - Shirley Dinsdale, SF California, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters)
1926 - Jimmy Savile, English entertainer
1927 - Lee Grant, [Lyova Haskell Rosenthal], NYC, actress (Shampoo, Landlord)
1927 - Lee Grant, American actress
1928 - Andrew Sarris, movie critic (Village Voice)
1929 - Bud Spencer, Italian actor (Aladdin, Extralarge, Go For It)
1929 - Eddie Charlton, Australian snooker player (d. 2004)
1930 - Michael Collins, Rome, Mjr Gen USAF/astronaut (Gemini 10, Apollo 11)
1930 - Ray Crane, trumpeter
1931 - Dan Rather, Wharton Tx, news anchor (CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes)
1931 - David Lumsdaine, composer
1931 - Dan Rather, American television journalist
1933 - Phil Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player
1934 - Norman Beaton, actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn)
1934 - Walter Steffens, composer
1936 - Sergei Nikolayevich Gaidukov, Russia, cosmonaut
1936 - Michael Landon, Forest Hills NY, actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven)
1937 - Tom Paxton, Chicago, folk singer/songwriter (Forest Lawn)
1938 - Rives McBee, Denton TX, PGA golfer (1989 RJR Bank One Classic)
1939 - Ron Rifkin, American actor
1939 - Tom O'Connor, British comedian
1939 - Alui Farka Touré, Malian musician
1941 - Lucas Brown Jackson, San Marcos Tx, basketballer (Olympic-gold-1964)
1941 - Derek Bell, British racing driver
1941 - Dan Alderson, American scientist
1942 - Ben M J Hennekam, Dutch MP (CDA)
1942 - David Ogden Stiers, Peoria Ill, actor (Winchester-M*A*S*H, Doc)
1942 - Dave McNally, American baseball player (d. 2002)
1943 - Stephen Rea, actor (Crying Game, Michael Collins)
1944 - Deidre Hall, Milwaukee, actress (Days of our Lives, Our House)
1944 - Kinky Friedman, Palestine Tx, country rocker (Ride 'em Jewboy)
1944 - Sally Kirkland, NYC, actress (Anna, Sting, Pvt Benjamin, Big Bad Mama)
1945 - Brian Doyle-Murray, American comedian and actor
1946 - Ramnath Parkar, cricket batsman (Indian in 2 Tests v England 1972-73)
1946 - Stephen Rea, Irish actor
1946 - Norman Lovett, British actor
1947 - Frank Shorter, Munich Germany, US marathoner (Oly-gold/silver-72, 76)
1947 - Russ Ballard, rocker (Argent)
1949 - Bob Selbenberg, rocker (Supertramp)
1949 - Dumisa B Ntsebeza, South African attorney/anti-apartheid activist
1949 - Mike Parker, (Rep-D-Mississippi)
1949 - Odaline de la Martinez, composer
1949 - Terrence W Wilcutt, Russellville Ky, Major USMC/astronaut (STS 68, 79)
1950 - Jane Pauley, Indianapolis Indiana, newscaster (Today, NBC Weekend)
1950 - John Candy, Ontario Canada, comedian (SCTV, Uncle Buck)
1950 - Jozef Stolorz, polish art painter
1950 - Zaha Hadid, British architect
1950 - Antonio Taguba, US Army Major General
1951 - Nick Saban, American college football coach
1952 - Bernard Edwards, Greenville NC, bassist (Chicago-Addicted to Love)
1953 - John Lucas, Durham NC, NBA guard (Houston, Golden State, Milwaukee)
1953 - Michael J. Anderson, American actor
1956 - Anders Lago, Swedish Social Democratic politician
1957 - Robert Pollard, American rocker
1957 - Brian Stokes Mitchell, American singer and actor
1958 - Russell Earl Cochran, Paducah KY, PGA golfer (1991 Centel Western)
1958 - Jeannie Longo, French cyclist
1959 - Ann Henricksson, St Paul MN, tennis star
1959 - Neal Stephenson, American author
1960 - Janice Harrer, Torrance Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1989, Oly-96)
1960 - Reza Pahlavi, Iran, son of Shah of Iran
1960 - Luis Fortuño, Puerto Rican delegate to Congress
1960 - Arnaud Desplechin, French film director
1961 - Alonzo Babers, Montgomery Ala, 400m/4X400m relay (Olympic-gold-1984)
1961 - Christine Bridged, Australian European class yachter (Olympics-96)
1961 - Glenn "Doc" Rivers, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
1961 - Larry Mullen Jr, Dublin Ireland, rock drummer (U2-I Will Follow)
1961 - Sterling Hinds, Toronto, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-1984)
1961 - Peter Jackson, Pukerua Bay, New Zealand, film director (Lord of the Rings - Academy Award, Best Director, 2003)
1961 - Kate Campbell, American musician
1963 - Dermot Mulroney, Alexandria VA, actor (Samantha, Sunset, Long Gone)
1963 - Fred McGriff, Tampa FL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)
1963 - Johnny Marr, rocker (Smiths-Ask, Girl Afraid)
1963 - Rob Schneider, actor (SNL, Jamie Coleman-Men Behaving Badly)
1963 - Dunga, Brazilian footballer
1963 - Mikkey Dee, Swedish musician, drummer for Motörhead
1964 - Amanda Sandrelli, Rome Italy, actress (The Key)
1964 - Marco van Basten, Dutch soccer star (Ajax, AC Milan)
1964 - Colm Ó Cíosóig, Irish drummer (My Bloody Valentine, Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions)
1964 - Marty Wright, American professional wrestler
1964 - Darryl Worley, American country singer
1965 - Annabella Lwin, [Myant Aye], Rangoon Burma, singer (I Want Candy)
1965 - Blue Edwards, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1965 - Ruud Hesp, soccer player (Roda JC)
1965 - Rob Rackstraw, voice actor
1966 - Ad-Rock, [Adam Horowitz], rocker (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight)
1966 - Brian Keyser, Castro Valley CA, pitcher (Chic White Sox)
1966 - Koji Kanemoto, wrestler (NJPW/AAA/UWA, Tiger Mask, King Lee)
1966 - Joseph Boyden, Canadian novelist
1966 - Mike O'Malley, American actor
1967 - Vanilla Ice, American rapper (Ice Ice Baby) and actor (Cool as Ice)
1968 - Antonio Davis, NBA forward/center (Indiana Pacers)
1968 - Eddie Taubensee, Beeville TX, catcher (Cin Reds)
1968 - Russ McCullough, WLAF offensive linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1969 - Damon Mashore, Ponce Puerto Rico, outfielder (Oakland A's)
1969 - Henry John Mills, NFL tight end (Houston Oilers)
1969 - Lee Woodall, NFL linebacker (SF 49ers)
1970 - Steve Trachsel, Oxnard California, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
1970 - Nicky Wu, Taiwanese actor and martial arts expert
1970 - Linn Berggren, Swedish singer (Ace of Base)
1970 - Rogers Stevens, American guitarist (Blind Melon)
1970 - Mitch Harris, American guitarist (Napalm Death, among others)
1970 - Johnny Moeller, American blues guitarist
1971 - Phillip Tataurangi, Auckland NZ, Australasia golfer
1971 - Alphonso Ford, American basketball player (d. 2004)
1971 - Ian Walker, English footballer
1971 - Toby Anstis, British radio presenter
1972 - Clifford Rozier, NBA center/forward (Golden State Warriors)
1972 - Jamie Asher, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins)
1972 - Matt Dawson, English rugby union footballer
1973 - Fiona Smith, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Oly-98)
1973 - Ross Verba, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1973 - Grigorios Georgatos, Greek footballer
1973 - Tim Byrdak, American baseball player
1973 - David Dellucci, American baseball player
1974 - Jeff Gooch, linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1974 - Julie Minta Gleneck, Miss New Hampshire USA (1996)
1974 - Serge Heuveling, soccer player (NEC)
1974 - Muzzy Izzet, Turkish footballer
1974 - Natasja Saad, Danish hip hop and reggae artist (d. 2007)
1975 - Carla Boyd, Wynyard Tasmania, basketball player (Olympics-bronze-96)
1975 - Jagan Hames, Australian decathlete (Olympics-96)
1975 - Fabio Celestini, Swiss footballer
1976 - Guti, Spanish footballer
1976 - Piper Perabo, American actress
1977 - Sylviane Félix, French athlete
1977 - Séverine Ferrer, French singer
1978 - Joselina Garcia, Miss Honduras Universe (1997)
1978 - Emmanuel Izonritei, Nigerian boxer
1978 - Zachary Knighton, American actor
1978 - Martin Verkerk, Dutch tennis player
1979 - Simão Sabrosa, Portuguese footballer
1979 - Ricardo Fuller, Jamaican Footballer
1979 - Saaphyri Windsor, American reality tv figure
1980 - Eddie Kaye Thomas, American actor,
1980 - Samaire Armstrong, American actress
1980 - Alondra de la Parra, Mexican founder and artistic director of the New York-based Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas
1981 - Irina Denezhkina, Russian writer
1981 - Frank Iero, American musician (My Chemical Romance, Leathermouth, Pencey Prep; founder of Skeleton Crew)
1981 - Selina (Jiaxuan) Ren, member of Taiwanese girl-group S.H.E
1981 - Jon Crocker, American songwriter
1982 - TomᚠPlekanec, Czech ice hockey player
1982 - The Cheeky Girls, British-Romanian singers
1982 - Justin Chatwin, Canadian actor
1983 - Katy French, Irish model (d. 2007)
1986 - Chris Alajajian, Australian racing driver
1986 - Christie Hayes, Australian actress
1988 - Sébastien Buemi, Swiss racing driver
1990 - James Charles Lewis aka Lil' JJ, American actor/singer
1991 - Jordan-Claire Green, American actress
2000 - Willow Smith, American actress
2005 - Infanta Leonor of Spain, daughter of Felipe, Prince of Asturias and Letizia, Princess of Asturias


Quote for today:

The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant --- and let the air out of their tires.
- Dorothy Parker


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Historic events on November 1


996 - 1st use of name "Austria" for Ostarrichi/in oorkonde
1210 - King John of England begins imprisoning Jews
1248 - Earl Willem II of Holland crowned as RC German emperor
1349 - Duke of Brabant orders execution of all Jews in Brussels, accusing them of poisoning the wells
1462 - Arch duke Albrecht VI van Habsburg occupies Vienna
1512 - Michelangelo's paintings on ceiling of Sistine Chapel, 1st exhibited
1570 - Netherlands hit by flood disaster, 1,000s killed
1604 - William Shakespeare's tragedy "Othello" 1st presented
1611 - Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Tempest" 1st presented
1612 - (22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky
1623 - Fire at Plymouth, Massachusetts destroys several buildings
1628 - French king Louis XIII occupies La Rochelle
1671 - French King Louis XIV & RC German emperor Leopold I sign secret anti-Dutch treaty
1683 - The British crown colony of New York is subdivided into 12 counties.
1721 - Prince Eugenius of Savoye unveals statue of himself
1755 - Lisbon earthquake kills more than 50,000
1765 - Stamp Act goes into effect in British colonies
1776 - Mission San Juan Capistrano founded in California
1783 - Continental Army dissolved; George Washington's "Farewell Address"

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First US President George Washington

1784 - Maryland grants citizenship to Lafayette & his descendents
1787 - 1st free school in NYC (African Free School) opens
1800 - 1st president to live in white house (John Adams)
1802 - Delegates meet at Chillicothe, Ohio to form a state constitutional convention.
1814 - Congress of Vienna opens to re-draw the European political map after the defeat of France, in the Napoleonic Wars.
1834 - 1st published reference to poker (as Mississippi riverboat game)
1848 - 1st US woman's medical school opens (Boston)
1849 - Dutch government of Thorbecke forms
1859 - The current Cape Lookout, North Carolina, lighthouse was lit for the first time. Its first-order Fresnel lens can be seen for about 19 miles (30 kilometers), in good conditions.
1861 - Gen George B McClellan made general in chief of Union armies
1863 - -8] Averell's Raid (on)to Lewisburg, West Virginia
1863 - Fortifications built on Angel Island (SF Bay) by troops
1864 - -Dec) Tennessee campaign
1865 - Zutphen-Fishing Dutch railway opens
1866 - 1st Civil Rights Bill passes
1867 - "Harpers Bazaar" publishes
1869 - Deli Me forms T B V tobacco in Sumatra
1870 - US Weather Bureau begins operations (24 locations)
1876 - King Willem III opens North Sea Canal (Amsterdam-IJmuiden)
1876 - New Zealand's provincial government system is dissolved.
1877 - Dutch government of Heemskerk-Van Lynden resigns
1878 - Edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)
1884 - The Gaelic Athletic Association is set up in Hayes's Hotel in Thurles, County Tipperary.
1885 - Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Immortale Dei
1886 - Ananda College, a leading Buddhist school in Sri Lanka was established with 37 students.
1889 - North & South Dakota entered the union as the 39th & 40th states
1894 - Vaccine for diphtheria announced by Dr Roux of Paris
1894 - Nicholas II becomes the new Tsar of Russia after his father, Alexander III, dies.

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Last Emperor of Russia Nicholas II

1896 - 1st bare women breast (Zulu) to appear in National Geographic Mag
1901 - Sigma Phi Epsilon, the largest national male collegiate fraternity is established at Richmond College, in Richmond, VA.
1904 - George Bernard Shaws "John Bull's Other Island," premieres in London

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Playwright George Bernard Shaw

1910 - 1st issue of "Crisis" published by editor W E B Du Bois
1913 - Notre Dame upsets Army 35-13, 1st to use forward pass effectively
1914 - Connie Mack asks waivers on Jack Coombs, Eddie Plank & Chief Colby
1914 - German-British fleet battle at Coronel, Chile
1914 - Pope Benedictus Xv's encyclical Ad beatissimi, against integrity
1914 - Von Hindenburg named marshal of Eastern front
1915 - Parris Island is officially designated a Marine Corps Recruit Depot.
1916 - Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.
1917 - In WW I, the 1st US soldiers are killed in combat
1918 - 102 die in a NYC BMT subway derailment at Malbone Street Brooklyn
1918 - Yugoslav battleship Viribus Unitis sunk by Italians
1920 - Eugene O'Neill's "Emperor Jones," premieres in NYC
1920 - American Fishing Schooner Esperanto defeats the Canadian Fishing Schooner Delawana in the First International Fishing Schooner Championship Races in Halifax.
1921 - National Birth Control League & Voluntary Parenthood League merge as American Birth Control League
1922 - Ottoman Empire abolished
1922 - Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam
1923 - Bruno E Lucander forms Aero E/Y (Finnair)
1924 - 1st US NHL franchise, Boston Bruins founded
1924 - Forest Peters of Montana State U hits 17 of 22 attempted field goals
1925 - VARA, Vereniging van Workers Radio Amateurs forms in Amsterdam
1926 - Air Commerce Act passes
1928 - 1st celebration of Author's Day
1928 - Bradman scores a century each innings (131 & 133*), NSW v Qld
1928 - Graf Zeppelin sets airship distance record of 6384 km
1929 - Lundy, part of British Isles, issue their own stamps
1931 - Dupont introduces synthetic rubber
1932 - Wernher von Braun named head of German liquid-fuel rocket program

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Rocket Scientist Werner von Braun

1935 - TS Eliot's "Murder in the Cathedral," premieres in London
1936 - Benito Mussolini describes alliance between Italy & Germany as an "axis"

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Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini

1936 - Rodeo Cowboy's Association founded
1937 - Stalinists executed by shooting Pastor Paul Hamberg and seven members of Azerbaijan's Lutheran community (including three women).
1938 - German colonel-general Gerd von Runstedt retires
1938 - NL batting champ Ernie Lombardi is named MVP
1938 - Seabiscuit beats War Admiral in a match race at Pimlico
1939 - 1st animal conceived by artificial insemination (rabbit) displayed
1939 - 1st jet plane, Heinkel He 178, demonstrated to German Air Ministry
1939 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Sertum laetitiae
1940 - 1st US air raid shelter, Fleetwood, Pa
1940 - Dutch "Curfew" forms (12 AM - 4 AM)
1941 - Chetniks attacks Tito's partizans in Uzice Yugoslavia
1941 - Japanese marine staff officiers Suzuki/Maejima arrive in Pearl Harbor
1942 - 10th day of battle at El Alamein
1942 - John H Johnson publishes 1st issue of Negro Digest
1942 - Vice-admiral Cunningham becomes British commander-in-chief
1943 - Dim-out ban lifted in SF Bay area
1943 - US troops land on Bougainville Island on Solomon Island
1944 - Mary Coyle Chase' "Harvey," premieres in NYC
1944 - Zeeuws & Flanders freed
1944 - World War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.
1945 - 1st issue of Ebony magazine published by John H Johnson
1946 - Charles S Johnson becomes 1st black president of Fisk University
1946 - Cleveland Indians owner Bill Veeck's right foot is amputated
1946 - German "Country" Nedersaksen forms
1946 - Marken soccer team forms
1946 - NY Knicks 1st basketball game beat Toronto Huskies 68-66
1946 - Right foot of Cleve Indian's owner Bill Veeck is amputated
1946 - WABC becomes WCBS radio in NYC
1946 - WEAF radio changes call letters to WNBC (NYC)
1946 - West German state of Niedersachsen formed
1947 - "Medium & The Telephone" closes at Barrymore NYC after 211 perfs
1947 - 1st Aloha Week Parade held in Hawaii
1947 - Howard Hughes flies "Spruce Goose," a large wooden airplane
1947 - UN trusteeship for Nauru granted to Australia, NZ & UK
1948 - Mao's Red army conquerors Mukden, Manchuria
1950 - 1st negro player in NBA, (Celtic's Charles Cooper) Ft Wayne Ind
1950 - 82°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Nov
1950 - Puerto Rican nationalists try to kill Pres Harry Truman at Blair House

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33rd US President Harry Truman

1950 - Pope Pius XII witnesses "The Miracle of the Sun" while at the Vatican.
1950 - Pope Pius XII claims Papal Infallibility when he formally defines the dogma of the Assumption of Mary.
1951 - Johnny Mercer's "Top Banana" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 356 performances

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Composer and lyricist Johnny Mercer

1951 - 1st atomic explosion witnessed by troops, NM
1951 - Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella wins 1st of his 3 NL MVP
1951 - Brooklyn catcher Roy Campanella wins NL MVP
1951 - Jet magazine founded by John H Johnson
1951 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1952 - 1st hydrogen device exploded at Eniwetok Atoll in Pacific Fusion occurs for 1st time on Earth
1953 - Emile Zatopek runs world record 10K (29:01.6) & 6 mile (28:08.4)
1953 - KCEN TV channel 6 in Temple-Waco, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953 - KMGH TV channel 7 in Denver, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 - WHEC TV channel 10 in Rochester, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
Lyricist and Songwriter Johnny Mercer 1954 - Algeria begins rebellion against French rule
1954 - General Fulgencio Batista elected pres of Cuba
1954 - India takes over administration of 4 French Indian settlements
1954 - KUON TV channel 12 in Lincoln, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
1954 - US Senate admonishes Joseph Mccarthy because of slander campaign
1954 - The Front de Libération Nationale fires the first shots of the Algerian War of Independence.
1955 - Time bomb aboard United DC-6 kills 44 above Longmont Colorado
1956 - Delhi becomes a territory of Indian union
1956 - Indian state of Madhya Pradesh forms
1956 - Indian states of Punjab, Patiala & PEPSU merge as Punjab protection
1956 - Nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact
1956 - Nobel for physics awarded to Shockley, Brattain & Bardeen
1956 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Laetamur admodum
1956 - Formation of Kerala state in India.
1957 - KVII TV channel 7 in Amarillo, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
1957 - KXGN TV channel 5 in Glendive, MT (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1957 - WICZ TV channel 40 in Binghamton, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting
1957 - World longest suspension bridge opens (Mackinac Straits Mich)
1958 - USSR performs nuclear test
1959 - 1st NHL goalie to wear a hockey mask (Jacques Plante)
1959 - Jim Brown scores 5 TDs in Cleveland Browns 38-31 win over Balt
1959 - Patrice Lumumba arrested in Belgian Congo
1959 - WOV-AM in NYC changes call letters to WADO
1960 - Balitmore Oriole shortstop Ron Hansen voted AL Rookie of Year
1960 - Benelux treaty goes into effect
1962 - Greece enters European Common Market
1962 - KYVE TV channel 47 in Yakima, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 - US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island
1962 - USSR launches Mars 1; radio contact lost before arrival at Mars
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1962 - WNYC TV channel 31 in New York, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 - WZZM TV channel 13 in Grand Rapids, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
1964 - George Blanda of Houston throws NFL-record 37 passes in 68 attempts
1964 - KC Chief Len Dawson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Denver (49-39)
1964 - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Las Cruces Ladies' Golf Open
1964 - Vietcong-assault on airport Bien Hoa at Saigon
1965 - 1st concert at Fillmore Auditorium, SF
1965 - Ernie Terrel beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing
1965 - Trackless trolley plunged into Nile River drowning 74 (Cairo Egypt)
1966 - Indian Haryana state created from Punjab; Chandigarh terr created
1966 - NFL awards New Orleans its 16th franchise (All Saints Day)
1966 - Sandy Koufax becomes 1st 3-time Cy Young Award winner
1966 - William Dana in X-15 reaches 93 km
1968 - "Noel Coward's Sweet Potato" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 36 perfs
1968 - Detroit Tiger Denny McLain unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award
1968 - Motion Picture Association of America introduces rating system (G, M, R, X)
1968 - US pro soccer 14 teams merged into 1 all star team
1968 - University of Suriname opens
1969 - Beatles' "Abbey Road," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 11 weeks
1970 - 1st regular season Giants-Jets game, Giants win 22-10 at Shea
1970 - Discotheque in Grenoble France burns, all exits padlocked & 142 die
1970 - Fire on Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France, 144 die
1970 - KGTF TV channel 12 in Agana, GU (PBS) begins broadcasting
1971 - Eisenhower dollar put into circulation
1972 - 1st gay theme TV movie - "That Certain Summer"
1972 - Germaoin Gagnon scores 1st Islander hat trick
1973 - "Molly" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 68 performances
1973 - The Indian state of Mysore was renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu .
1974 - Fire kills 189 in less than 25 min (Sao Paulo Brazil)
1974 - UN affirms independence of Cyprus
1976 - "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" opens at Playhouse NYC for 16 perfs
1976 - Britain gives Gilbert Island (Kiribati) self rule
1976 - W German Gens Krupinski/Franke admit to being Nazis
1977 - Islander Goran Hogosta's only shut-out Flames 9-0-Trottier 4 goals
1977 - Pres Carter raises minimum wages of $2.30 to $3.35 for Jan 1 1981
1977 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1978 - NY Yankee Ron Guidry unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award
1979 - A L Webber musical "Joseph & Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," premieres
1979 - Bolivia military coup under Gen Busch, pres Guevara flees
1979 - Edward Bennett Williams buys Orioles from Hoffberger for $12.3 million
1979 - Federal government made $1.5 billion loan to Chrysler
1979 - Tanker Burmah Agate off Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 10.7 m gallons of oil, in US's worst oil spill disaster
1980 - USSR performs nuclear test
1981 - 1st Class Mail raised from 18 cents to 20 cents
1981 - 3rd meeting of Giants-Jets, Jets up 2-1 with 26-7 win
1981 - Antigua & Barbuda gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1981 - Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament
1982 - Andrew "Dice" Clay & George Wendt appear in "Trick or Treatment"
1982 - Major leagues vote not to renew Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's contract
1982 - Honda becomes the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the United States with the opening of their factory in Marysville, Ohio. The Honda Accord is the first car produced there.
1984 - 1st NBA game at LA Memorial Sports Arena - Clipper beat Knick, 107-105
1984 - Larry Shues "Foreigner," premieres in NYC
1984 - Willem de Kooning's "Two Women" sells for $1,980,000
1984 - Despite Mike Bossy 4 goals Islanders lose 5-6 to Canadians making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-77-3-4
1985 - Neth decides definative sites for cruise missiles
1985 - Nostalgia Television begins on cable
1986 - Fire in Sandoz-factory Basel, 30 tons of chemicals in the Rhine
1986 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Brave Raj, Capote, Lady's Secret, Last Tycoon, Manila, Skywalker, Smile at Santa Anita
1987 - 17th NYC Women's Marathon won by Priscilla Welch in 2:30:17
1987 - 18th NYC Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein in 2:11:01
1987 - 22,000 run in NYC Marathon (won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya 2:11:01)
1987 - Fukumi Tani wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship
1987 - NY Jets retire Don Maynards #13
1987 - New Orleans Saints shutout Atlanta Falcons 38-0
1988 - Actor Jeff Goldblum & actress Gena Davis wed in Las Vegas
1988 - Chris Sabo, wins National League Rookie of Year award
1988 - Staten Island ferry gets 1st pay phones
1989 - "Les Miserables," opens at Curran Theatre, SF
1989 - Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup
1989 - Scandinavian Airlines System bans smoking on many flights
1990 - "Oh, Kay!" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 77 performances
1990 - Last of Margaret Thatcher's original government resigns, Deputy PM Howe


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British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher


1990 - Rhetoric escalates as Bush likens Saddam to Hitler
1990 - Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts

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Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson

1991 - New Dutch Regulations Traffic rules & Traffic signs enforced
1991 - Three faculty, and one staff member of the department of physics and astronomy, were killed, along with one administrator, when physics graduate student Gang Lu went on a shooting rampage at the University of Iowa.
1992 - 22nd NYC Women's Marathon won by Lisa Ondieki in 2:24:40
1992 - 23rd NYC Marathon won by Willie Mtolo in 2:09:29
1992 - NY Jet Al Toon becomes 10th NFL to catch a pass in 100 straight games
1992 - Space Shuttle STS 52 (Columbia 13) lands (scheduled)
1993 - Atlantic Radio (20 radio stations) becomes American Radio Systems
1993 - Last day in 1st-class cricket for Mike Whitney, NSW v NZ
1993 - STS-58 (Columbia) lands
1994 - Moslem fundamentalists in Mostaganem Algeria murder 5 children
1995 - "Tempest" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 71 performances
1998 - Nichirei Golf International
1998 - The European Court of Human Rights is instituted.
2003 - Panajot Pano is selected as the Golden Player of Albania by the Football Association of Albania as their most outstanding player of the past 50 years to celebrate UEFA's Jubilee
2005 - First part of the Gomery Report, which discusses allegations of political money manipulation, is released in Canada.
2009 - The inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is held at the Yas Marina Circuit.


Music history on November 1

1877 - Composer Roger Quilter was born.

1894 - "Billboard Advertising" was published for the first time. It later became known as "Billboard."

1934 - Composer William Mathias was born.

1964 - The Dave Clark Five performed "Glad All Over" on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

1968 - George Harrison released the soundtrack "Wonderwall." He was the first Beatle to release a solo album.

1969 - Faces was added to Warner Brothers records.

1991 - The Nirvana album "MTV Unplugged in New York" was released.

1993 - Fats Domino's album "Christmas Is a Special Day" was released on EMI/Right Stuff. It was his first major-label album in 25 years.

1993 - Flavor Flav (Public Enemy) was arrested for allegedly trying to shoot another man in a dispute over a woman. William Drayton (Flavor Flav's real name) was charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.

1994 - Nirvana's "MTV Unplugged" performance was released as "MTV Unplugged in New York."

2006 - Apple created a category for Latino and Hispanic content for iTunes.


Sports history on November 1

1913 - Notre Dame defeated Army 35-13. It was the first time the forward pass was used as a main offensive weapon in football.

1950 - Charles Cooper became the first black man to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

1959 - Jacques Plante, of the Montreal Canadiens, became the first goalie in the NHL to wear a mask.

1964 - Jim Brown (Cleveland Browns) became the first NFL player to exceed 10,000 yards rushing.

2001 - Dan Neil (Denver Broncos) was fined $15,000 for an illegal block that broke the leg of Bryan Cox (New England Patriots).

2010 - The San Francisco Giants won their first World Series since moving to California. They defeated the Texas Rangers in five games.


Famous birthdays on November 1

846 - Louis the Stammerer, King of West Francia (877-79) (d. 879)
1050 - Henry IV, German emperor (1056/84-1105) [or Nov 11]
1339 - Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (d. 1365)
1351 - Duke Leopold III of Austria (d. 1386)
1500 - Benvenuto Cellini, sculptor/goldsmith/author (Perseus)
1526 - Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, queen of Sweden and duchess of Finland (d. 1583)
1530 - Étienne de La Boétie, French judge and writer (d. 1563)
1539 - Pierre Pithou, French lawyer and scholar (d. 1596)
1549 - Anna of Austria, fourth wife of Philip II of Spain (d. 1580)
1567 - Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, conde de Gondomar, Spanish diplomat (d. 1626)
1578 - Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (d. 1642)
1585 - Jan Brożek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer (d. 1652)
1607 - Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, German poet (d. 1658)
1611 - François-Marie, comte de Broglie, Italian-born French commander (d. 1656)
1618 - Johannes Flittner, composer
1629 - St. Oliver Plunkett, last Catholic martyr to die in England. (d. 1681)
1636 - Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, French poet and critic (d. 1711)
1643 - John Strype, English historian and biographer (d. 1737)
1661 - Florent Carton Dancourt, French dramatist and actor (d. 1725)
1666 - James Sherard, composer
1704 - Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (d. 1779)
1720 - Toussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte, French admiral (d. 1791)
1727 - Ivan Ivanovich Shuvalov, founder of the Moscow University (d. 1797)
1731 - Theodore-Jean Tarade, composer
1748 - Christoph Rheineck, composer
1757 - Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor
1761 - Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer
1762 - Spencer Perceval, (Tory), British PM (1809-12)
1778 - Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (d. 1837)
1782 - Viscount Goderich, (Tory), British PM (1827-28)
1798 - Benjamin Lee, Baronet Guinness, Irish brewer/Dublin mayor
1805 - Alessandro Nini, composer
1808 - John Taylor, American religious leader (d. 1887)
1815 - Crawford Williamson Long, surgeon/pioneer (use of ether)
1815 - Douglas Hancock Cooper, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1879
1825 - Joseph Benjamin Palmer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1890
1832 - Johann Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, composer
1835 - Godfrey Weitzel, (Union volunteers Major general, died in 1884)
1847 - Emma Albani, Canadian soprano (d. 1930)
1853 - Jose Santos Zelaya, (L), ruler of Nicaragua (1893-1910)
1855 - Guido Adler, Austria, musicologist (Still in the Music)
1859 - Charles Brantley Aycock, (Gov-NC)
1859 - William Henry Grattan Flood, composer
1860 - Boies Penrose, United States Senator from Pennsylvania (d. 1921)
1862 - Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano)
1863 - Alfred Reisenauer, composer
1865 - Monty Bowden, cricketer (England Test capt v South Africa at 23)
1871 - Alexander Afanasii Spendiaryan, composer
1871 - Stephen Crane, Newark, New Jersey, novelist/poet (Red Badge of Courage), (d. 1900)

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Novelist Stephen Crane (1871)

1877 - Roger Quilter, British composer
1878 - Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Buenos Aires, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936), (d. 1959)

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Nobel Peace Laureate Carlos Saavedra Lamas (1878)


1878 - Konrad Mägi, Estonian painter (d. 1925)
1879 - Pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary (1920-21, 39-41)
1880 - Alfred L Wegener, German meteorologist (continental shift)
1880 - Grantland Rice, sportswriter (NY Her Trib 1914-30, Colliers 1925-37)
1880 - Karel Paul van der Mandele, financier/director (Rotterdamsche Bank)
1880 - Sholem Asch, Poland, Yiddish novelist/playwright (Three Cities)
1881 - Edward Van Sloan, American actor (d. 1964)
1886 - Hermann Broch, Austria, novelist (Sleepwalkers, Bewitchment)
1887 - Max Trapp, composer
1887 - L. S. Lowry, British painter of industrial scenes (d. 1976)
1889 - Philip John Noel-Baker, statesman/disarmament advocate (Nobel 1959)
1890 - James Barton, NJ, Broadway actor (Tobacco Road, Iceman Cometh)
1891 - Dirk Vollenhoven, Dutch composer/philosopher
1892 - Alexander Alekhine, Russia, world chess champion (1927-35, 37-46)
1896 - Edmund Blunden, English poet/critic (Undertones of War)
1897 - Naomi Mitchison, author (African Heroes, Return to Fairy Hill)
1898 - Arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (d. 1960)
1902 - Eugen Jochum, Babenhausen Bavaria, German conductor (Hamburg Orch)
1902 - Nordahl Grieg, Norwegian poet/dramatist/novelist (The Defeat)
1903 - Don Robey, US gospel singer
1903 - Gerard "Ge" Nabrink, Dutch anarchist/co-founder (NVSH)
1903 - Jean Tardieu, author
1903 - Max Adrian, Enniskillen Northern Ireland, actor (Devils, Music Lover)
1903 - Max Adrian, Irish actor (d. 1973)
1903 - Edward "Carji" Greeves, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
1904 - Laura Laplante, St Louis MO, actress (Cat & Canary)
1905 - Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (d. 1960)
1906 - Johnny Indrisano, American boxer and actor (d. 1968)
1907 - Rio Gebhardt, composer
1907 - Terence Tenison Cuneo, artist
1909 - Bruno Bjelinski, composer
1911 - Henri Troyat, French author and historian (d. 2007)
1914 - William "Sabby" Lewis, jazz pianist/arranger
1915 - Carlos A Nicolaas, Bonaire, teacher/poet
1915 - Michael Denison, York England, actor (Importance of Being Ernest)
1917 - Clarence E Miller, (Rep-R-OH, 1967- )
1917 - Margaret Taylor Burroughs, US author/house painter (Black Queen)
1917 - Zenna [Chlarson] Henderson, US, sci-fi author (Anything Box)
1919 - John Secondari, Rome Italy, newscaster (Open Hearing)
1920 - James J Kilpatrick, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, columnist (60 Minutes)
1920 - Ted Lowe, English former snooker commentator
1921 - Ilse Aichinger, Austria, author
1921 - Jan Tausinger, composer
1921 - John Willard Peterson, composer
1922 - George S Irving, Springfield Mass, singer/actor (Dumplings)
1922 - Jeff Richards, Portland Oregon, actor (Don't Go Near the Water)
1923 - Bruce Dooland, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner, 3 Tests mid-forties)
1923 - Edward A de Jongh, Antillian author (The Arch)
1923 - Gordon R[upert] Dickson, Canada, sci-fi author (Genetic General)
1923 - Victoria de los Angeles, Spanish soprano (d. 2005)
1924 - Robert N Rapoport, social anthropologist
1924 - Süleyman Demirel, 9th President of Turkey
1928 - James Edward Bradford, DC, HW weightlifer (Olympic-silver-1952, 56)
1928 - Leon Hart, NFLer (Heisman Trophy)
1929 - Betsy Palmer, E Chicago Ind, actress (Mr Roberts, Friday the 13th)
1929 - Nicholas Mavroules, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )
1929 - Rudy [Herman R] Kousbroek, literary (Leopold the Buch)
1930 - A. R. Gurney, American playwright
1932 - John Clark, English-born actor/director
1932 - Al Arbour, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1934 - Aat Veldhoen, Dutch artist
1934 - Hugh Bidwell, mayor (London)
1934 - Umberto Agnelli, VP (Fiat)
1934 - William James Matthias, composer
1934 - William Mathias, British composer (d. 1992)
1935 - Gary J Player, Johannesburg South Africa, PGA golfer (Brit Open-1959, 68, 74)
1935 - Edward Said, Palestinian-born literary critic (d. 2003)
1936 - Eddie Colman, English footballer (d. 1958)
1937 - Bill Anderson, country singer (Still, From This Pen)
1938 - Patrick Buchanan, commentator/politician (Crossfire)
1939 - Barbara Bosson, Belle Vernon Pa, actr (Fay-Hill St Blues, Hooperman)
1940 - Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, Chief Justice of India
1940 - Barry Sadler, American singer (d. 1989)
1941 - Joe Louis Caldwell, Texas City, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1964)
1941 - Johnny Kendall, [Johan Donkerkaat], Dutch blues singer
1941 - Robert Foxworth, Houston Tx, actor (Chase-Falcon Crest, Frankenstein)
1941 - Alfio Basile, Argentine football coach
1942 - John M Spratt Jr, (Rep-D-SC, 1983- )
1942 - Larry Flynt, Lakeville, Kentucky, magazine publisher (Hustler)
1942 - Marcia Wallace, Creston Iowa, actress (Carol-Bob Newhart Show)
1942 - Shere Hite, author/sex therapist
1943 - Salvatore Adamo, popular singer
1943 - John McEnery, English actor
1944 - Oscar Temaru, President of French Polynesia
1945 - Rick Grech, Bordeaux France, rock bassist (Blind Faith, Traffic)
1946 - Dennis Muren, American special effects artist
1947 - Rolando Garbey, Oriente Cuba, light MW boxer (Olympic-silver-1968)
1947 - Jim Steinman, American songwriter
1947 - Bob Weston, Devon, England, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac)(d. 2012)
1948 - Anna Stuart, American Actress (Another World, All My Children)
1948 - Phil Myre, Canadian ice hockey player
1949 - Jeannie Berlin, LA Cal, actress (Heartbreak Kid, Portnoy's Complaint)
1949 - Michael D. Griffin, NASA chief administrator
1950 - Dan Peck, Panama City Fla, rock vocalist/guitarist (America)
1950 - Tony Hymphris, political activist
1951 - Craig Serjeant, cricketer (Australian batsman late seventies)
1951 - Ronald Bell, Youngstown Oh, rock sax (Kool & The Gang)
1951 - Fabrice Luchini, French actor
1953 - Jackie Zeman, actress (Bobbie Spencer-General Hospital)
1953 - Michael Zaslow, Inglewood CA, actor (One Life to Live, Guiding Light)
1953 - N Jan Davis, Cocoa Beach Florida, PhD/astronaut (STS 47, 60, 85)
1954 - Ruben Guerrero, Mexico, relay swimmer (Olympic-1968)
1955 - Beth Leavel, American musical theatre actress
1956 - Charles Moore, British editor-in-chief (Sunday Telegraph)
1957 - Lyle Lovett, Klein Tx, country singer (God Will, Joshua Judges Ruth)
1957 - Carlos Paião, Portuguese singer (d. 1988)
1958 - Rachel Ticotin, NYC, actress (Grace-For Love & Honor, Total Recall)
1958 - Jim Steinmeyer, Illusion creator
1958 - Charlie Kaufman, American screenwriter
1959 - Eddie MacDonald, rocker (The Alarm-Knocking on Heaven's Door)
1960 - Damon Green, Pensacola FL, Nike golfer (1990 Pensacola Open-49th)
1960 - Elizabeth Dennehy, actress (Guiding Light) [or Oct 1]
1960 - Fernando Valenzuela, Navajua Mexico, pitcher (LA Dodgers, SD Padres)
1960 - Said Aquita, runner (Oly-gold/bronze-1984)
1961 - Anne Donovan, Ridgewood NJ, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)
1961 - Kim Krizan, California, writer/actress (Slacker, Dazed & Confused)
1961 - Magne Furuholmen, Oslo Norway, keyboardist/vocalist (Aha-Take on Me)
1961 - Paul Jackson, cricketer (slow lefty bowler for Victoria & Queensland)
1961 - Louise Boije af Gennäs, Swedish writer and novelist
1961 - Calvin Johnson, American musician (Beat Happening, The Halo Benders, Dub Narcotic Sound System)
1962 - Anthony Kiedis, rock vocalist (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
1962 - Kelly Kelland, London Ontario, softball 1st baseman (Olympics-96)
1962 - Maga Furuholmen, rocker
1962 - Michelle Estill, Scottsdale AZ, LPGA golfer (1991 PING-Cellular One)
1962 - Robert Willis, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer
1963 - Antonella Ella, Italian entertainer
1963 - Brian Forde, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
1963 - Rick Allen, rock drummer (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)
1963 - Kenny Alphin, American guitarist (Big & Rich)
1963 - Monty Sopp, American professional wrestler
1963 - Mark Hughes, Welsh footballer
1964 - Eddie Williams, Sheveport LA, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
1964 - Kosala Kuruppuarachchi, cricketer (bowls 2 Tests for Sri Lanka 86-87)
1964 - Richard Cooper, NFL tackle (NO Saints, Philadelphia Eagles)
1964 - Daran Norris, American actor
1965 - Richard Stephens, NFL guard/tackle (Oakland Raiders)
1966 - Bob Wells, Yakima WA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
1966 - Danny Everett, 4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
1966 - Paul Lewis, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
1966 - Ruud Cabbage, soccer player (FC Twente)
1966 - Willie D, American hip hop artist, famous for being a member of The Geto Boys
1966 - Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (d. 2002)
1967 - Steve Fritz, Salina Kansas, decathlete
1967 - Sophie B. Hawkins, American musician
1967 - Tina Arena, Australian singer
1967 - Carla van de Puttelaar, Dutch photographer
1968 - Bernard Dafney, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens)
1968 - Kent Graham, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)
1968 - Park Shin-yang, South Korean actor
1968 - Barron Wortham, NFL linebacker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1969 - Darryl Ashmore, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
1969 - Jill Reeve, Hoosick Falls NY, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1969 - Tie Domi, Windsor, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1970 - Alla Korot, Odessa USSR, actress (Jenna Norris-Another World)
1970 - Dawn Marple, Salem Ohio, team handball wing/back (Olympics-1996)
1970 - Sherwin Campbell, cricketer (WI opening batsman 1995)
1971 - Keith Whitecotton, Camrose Alberta, golfer (Alberta Jr-1989, 90)
1971 - Laura Moss, Kings Mt Ohio, actress (Amanda Cory-Another World)
1971 - Rob Waldrop, CFL defensive tackle (Toronto Argonauts)
1971 - Terry Dean, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)
1971 - Vikram Chatwal, Indian hotelier
1972 - Glen Murray, Halifax, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
1972 - Jenny McCarthy, Chicago IL, playmate (Oct, 1993)/host (Singled Out)
1972 - Toni Collette, Australian actress
1972 - Paul Dickov, Scottish footballer
1973 - Aishwarya Rai, Indian actress
1973 - Geoff Horsfield, English footballer
1974 - V V S Laxman, cricketer (Indian Test batsman v South Africa 1996- )
1975 - Van Hiles, NFL safety (Chicago Bears)
1975 - Bo Bice, American singer
1975 - Scott "Skippy" Chapman, American musician
1976 - Matt Chapman, American cartoonist and voice actor
1976 - Logan Marshall-Green, American actor
1978 - Manju Warrier, Indian actress
1978 - Mary Kate Schellhardt, American actress
1979 - Delgado, Angolan footballer
1979 - Milan Dudić, Serbian footballer
1979 - Henry Shefflin, Irish hurler
1979 - Coco Crisp, American baseball player
1982 - Michael Copon, American actor
1983 - Yuko Ogura, Japanese model
1983 - Josh Wicks, American soccer player
1983 - Jon Wilkin, English rugby league footballer
1984 - Natalia Tena, English actress
1985 - Dizzee Rascal, English rapper
1986 - Penn Badgley, American actor
1987 - Caitlin McCarthy, Victoria's Secret model
1988 - Ross Montague, English footballer

Quote for today:

A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing.
- Hesiod

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Historic events on November 2

676 - Donus begins his reign as Catholic Pope replacing Pope Adeodatus II
1327 - King Alfonso IV of Aragon crowned
1355 - English invasion army under king Edward lands at Calais
1418 - Utrecht conquerors Ijsselstein
1532 - Zealand/South Holland flooded
1570 - A tidal wave in the North Sea devastates the coast from Holland to Jutland, killing more than 1,000 people.
1642 - 2nd battle at Breitenfeld Saksen: Sweden beat Ferdinand III
1648 - 12,000 Jews massacred by Chmielnicki hordes in Narol Podlia
1675 - A combined attack by the Plymouth, Rhode Island, Massachusetts Bay and Connecticut colonies attacks the Great Swamp Fort, owned by the Narragansetts during King Philip's War.
1712 - Suriname government gives French hijacker Jacques Cassard, ƒ682,800
1722 - Willem KH Friso (11) appointed viceroy of Gelderland
1749 - English Ohio Trade Company forms 1st trade post
1772 - Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms
1783 - Gen Washington bids farewell to his army
1813 - Treaty of Fulda
1824 - Popular presidential vote 1st recorded; Jackson beats J Q Adams
1835 - 2nd Seminole War begins in Osceola
1841 - Akbar Khan successfully revolts against Shah Shuja in Afghanistan
1851 - Louis Napoleon takes power in France
1852 - Franklin Pierce elected as president of US
1854 - Cobblestone paving of Washington St between Dupont & Kearny starts
1861 - American Civil War: Western Department Union General John C. Fremont is relieved of command and replaced by David Hunter.
1868 - Time zone: New Zealand officially adopts a standard time to be observed nationally
1875 - Verney Cameroon reaches Benguela Angola, from Africa's east coast
1879 - In a 6-day footrace a Mr Weston loses to a horse, 900 to 885 km
1880 - James A Garfield ® elected president
1881 - Dutch New-Malthusiaanse Union forms
1889 - North Dakota becomes 39th & South Dakota becomes 40th state
1892 - Paul Verlaine visits Netherlands
1895 - 29th Belmont: Fred Taral aboard Belmar wins in 2:11½
1898 - French government-Dupuy forms
1898 - Theodor Herzl arrives in Jerusalem
1898 - Cheerleading is started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team.
1899 - Boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal
1903 - Lyceum Theater (New Lyceum) opens at 149 W 45th St NYC
1903 - New Amsterdam Theater opens at 214 W 42nd St NYC
1904 - British newspaper, "Daily Mirror," begins publishing
1907 - Ottawa Mint Proclamation is published
1913 - St Louis Browns mgr George Stovall is 1st to jump to Federal League
1914 - Great Britain annexes Cyprus
1914 - Russia declares war on Turkey
1914 - V Herbert & H Blossoms "Only Girl," premieres in NYC
1914 - Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
1915 - 1st US election by proportional representation, Ashtabula, Ohio
1916 - Ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France
1917 - 1st US soldiers killed in combat in WW I
1917 - Balfour Declaration proclaims support for a Jewish state in Palestine
1917 - Lansing-Ishii Agreement; US recognizes Japan's privileges in China
1920 - KDKA (Pittsburgh) goes on air as 1st commercial radio station
1920 - Warren G Harding elected 29th president
1921 - Eugene O'Neill's "Anna Christie," premieres in NYC
1922 - Allies deliberate over German mark
1923 - Bloody street battles in Aken: pro-French separatists
1923 - Bloody street fights in Aken (pro-French separatists driven)
1923 - Stresemann's SPD-ministers in Germany, step down
1924 - Sunday Express publishes 1st British crossword puzzle
1928 - Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 1st Symphony, L Stokovski premieres in Phila
1930 - Ras Tafari crowned Haile Selassie I, 225th emperor of Solmonic Dynasty
1931 - Warren, Dixon & Young's musical "Laugh Parade," premieres in NYC
1934 - Babe Ruth tours Tokyo Japan
1936 - 1st high-definition TV broadcast service, by BBC in London
1936 - The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is established.
1937 - AL batting champ Charlie Gehringer wins MVP
1938 - Babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns' manager
1938 - Jimmie Foxx wins his 3rd AL MVP
1941 - German troops occupy Rostov
1942 - 11th day of battle at El Alamein: British assault on Tel el Aqqaqir
1942 - Montgomery (Br) defeats Rommel (G) in battle of Alamein Egypt (WW II)
1943 - Jewish ghetto of Riga Latvia is destroyed
1944 - Auschwitz begins gassing inmates
1944 - Canadian troops occupy Knokke
1944 - US 28th Infantry division opens assault on Schmidt Hurtgenwald
1947 - 7th Ryder Cup: US wins 11-1 at Portland Golf Club (Portland, Oregon, US)
1947 - Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" flies for 1st (& last) time
1948 - Pres Harry Truman re-elected in an upset over Republican Thomas Dewey
1948 - WJZ TV channel 13 in Baltimore, MD (ABC) begins broadcasting
1949 - Netherland recognizes Indonesia as a sovereign state
1949 - Textile/meat/cheese/rijstdistributie disbands
1950 - "Barrier" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances
1950 - Phillies reliever Jim Konstanty wins NL MVP
1953 - Pakistan becomes islamic republic
1954 - Charles C Diggs Jr elected Michigan's 1st black congressman
1954 - JS Thurmond is 1st senator elected by write-in vote (SC)
1954 - Taiwan & US sign military pact
1955 - Clarton-Schwerdt & Schaffer discover polio virus
1955 - David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli government
1956 - Hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion
1956 - Israel captures Gaza & Sheham
1957 - 1st titanium mill opened, Toronto Ohio
1957 - The Levelland UFO Case in Levelland, Texas, generates national publicity, and remains one of the most impressive UFO cases in American history.
1959 - "Girls against the Boys" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 perfs
1959 - Charles Van Doren confesses, TV quiz show-"21," was fixed
1959 - The first section of the M1 motorway, the first inter-urban motorway in the United Kingdom, is opened between the present junctions 5 and 18, along with the M10 motorway and M45 motorway
1960 - Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th String quartet, premieres in Leningrad
1960 - George Weiss, at 66, resigns as GM of NY Yankees
1960 - Penguin Books publishes "Lady Chatterley's Lover"
1960 - Roger Maris nips Mickey Mantle as AL MVP, 225-222
1961 - "Kean" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 92 performances
1961 - Max Frisch' "Andorra," premieres in Zurich
1963 - "Tambourines to Glory" opens at Little Theater NYC for 24 performances
1963 - Only 1st-class cricket game played in Uganda, MCC v E African XI
1964 - CBS purchases 80% of Yanks for $11,200,000, later buys remaining 20%
1964 - Faisal succeeds Saudi as king of Saudi Arabia
1966 - KHSD TV channel 11 in Lead, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting
1966 - The Cuban Adjustment Act enters force, allowing 123,000 Cubans the opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the United States.
1968 - "Her First Roman" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 17 perfs
1969 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA River Plantation Women's Golf Open
1969 - NFL record of 12 passing touchdowns, New Orleans Billy Kramer & St L Charlie Johnson pass for 6 touchdowns each
1970 - Cleveland Cavaliers lose by biggest margin-54 pts (Phila 141-87)
1971 - "Great Harp" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 7 performances
1971 - Orioles Pat Dobson no-hits Yomiuri Giants, 2-0
1972 - Construction begins on Kingdome, Seattle
1972 - Phillies' Steve Carlton wins unanimous NL Cy Young Award
1972 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1973 - "Barbra Streisand ...and Other Musical Instruments" airs on CBS TV
1973 - OLADE (Latin American Energy Organization) forms
1974 - Art Modell gets snowed in & misses his 1st Cleve Brown game in 33 yrs
1974 - Braves trade Hank Aaron to Milwaukee Brewers for OF Dave May
1974 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1974 - 78 die when the Time Go-Go Club in Seoul, South Korea burns down. Six of the victims jumped to their deaths from the seventh floor after a club official barred the doors after the fire started.
1975 - Ed Giacomin as a Red Wing returns to Mad Sq Garden beats Rangers 6-4
1975 - Summit in Houston opens - Rockets beat Milwaukee Bucks, 104-89
1976 - Jimmy Carter (D) defeats Gerald Ford ® for president
1976 - NJ voters approve gambling for Atlantic City
1976 - SD Padre Randy Jones wins NL Cy Young
1977 - Phillies' Steve Carlton wins 2nd Cy Young Award
1978 - Crew of Soyuz 29 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 31
1978 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1978 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1979 - Peter Shaffers musical "Amadeus," premieres in London
1982 - Fire in Salung tunnel, Afghanistan, 1,000+ Russians die
1982 - Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament
1983 - President Reagan signed bill establishing Dr Martin Luther King Jr holiday
1983 - Abp Hickey conducts papal investigation of Abp Hunthausen, Seattle
1983 - Pres Reagan signs a bill establishing Martin L King day
1984 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1984 - Capital punishment: Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the United States since 1962.
1985 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Cozzene, Life's Magic, Pebbles, Precisionist, Proud Truth, Tasso, Twilight Ridge
1986 - 16th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:06
1986 - 17th NYC Marathon won by Gianni Poli in 2:11:06
1986 - Ayako Okamoto wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship
1987 - Entertainer Lola Falona is diagnosed with multiple schlerosis
1987 - Harrison releases "Cloud 9" & McCartney releases "All the Best"
1988 - 1st Mrs America beauty pageant
1988 - Computers virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab & 6 universities
1988 - Mexican radio station erronously reports Mike Tyson dies in car crash
1988 - Walt Weiss wins AL rookie of year (3rd straight for Oakland A's)
1988 - The Morris worm, the first internet-distributed computer worm to gain significant mainstream media attention, is launched from MIT.
1989 - "Meet Me in St Louis" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 253 perfs
1990 - 1st NBA game at Target Center, Minn Timberwolves beat Mavericks 98-85
1991 - Jermaine Jackson releases "Word to the Badd!!" anti Michael song
1991 - Nevada makes biggest comeback in NCAA football history, overcoming a 35-pt deficit in the 3rd quarter & rallying to beat Weber State 55-49
1991 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arazi, Black Tie Affair, Dance Smartly, Miss Alleged, Opening Verse, Pleasant Stage, Sheikh Albadou
1991 - Bartholomew I becomes the Patriarch of Constantinople.
1992 - 1st test flight of Airbus A330
1993 - 1st commemorative bricks are laid at Bob Feller Memorial
1993 - Actor Roger Moore (James Bond) has his enlarge prostate removed
1993 - Christie Todd Whitman ® elected 1st woman governor of NJ
1993 - Dow Jones hits record 3697.64
1993 - Ehud Olmert elected mayor of Jerusalem
1993 - Rudolph Guliani ® elected 107th mayor of NYC
1994 - Benzine explosion in Dronka Egypt, 400+ killed
1995 - "Busker Alley," premieres at St James Theatre, NY
1995 - "Sacrilege" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 21 performances
1995 - Spanish Broadcasting System buys NY radio station WPAT-FM for $83.5M
1996 - "Hughie," closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC
1997 - "Barrymore," closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 240 performances
1997 - 27th NYC Women Marathon won by Franziska Rochat-Moser of Switz 2:28:43
1997 - 28th NYC Marathon won by John Kagwe of Kenya in 2:08:12
1997 - Ralphs Senior Golf Classic
1997 - Toray Japan Queens LPGA Cup
1997 - Typhoon Linda kills at least 208 in southern Vietnam
1997 - USA beats Japan 23-13 at LPGA Nichirei International
2000 - The first crew arrives at the International Space Station.


Music history on November 2

1739 - Composer Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf was born.

1915 - Composer Douglas Lilburn was born.

1962 - The Elvis Presley film "Girls! Girls! Girls!" premiered.

1963 - Dion stormed out of a taping of the English TV show "Ready Steady Go!" He complained that the go-go dancers were distracting him from his performance.

1963 - Kate Smith gave her first full concert to paying customers.

1963 - The Beach Boys' "Be True To Your School" was released.

1966 - Mississippi John Hurt died at the age of 73.

1968 - Stevie Wonder's "For Once In My Life" was released.

1974 - George Harrison began his first tour in eight years. He was the first former Beatle to attempt a nationwide solo tour.

1979 - The movie "Quadrophenia" opened. The movie features Sting.

1979 - Mick and Bianca Jagger were divorced.

1989 - The musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" opened.

1990 - "Graffiti Bridge," Prince's fourth film, co-starring Tevin Campbell and Mavis Staples opened.

1998 - Atlantic Records launched an online music video service, Instavid.

2003 - Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs ran in the New York City Marathon. He finished in 4 hours, 14 minutes and 54 seconds. He raised $2 million dollars for children.


Sports history on Nov. 2

1938 - It was announced that George Herman "Babe" Ruth had applied for the job of Manager of the St. Louis Browns after being released as a coach from the Brooklyn Dodgers.

1964 - CBS purchased 80% of the New York Yankees for $11,200,000.

1972 - Construction began on the Kingdome in Seattle, WA.

1988 - A Mexican radio station erroneously reported that Mike Tyson had died in a car crash.

1992 - Magic Johnson retired from the NBA again, this time for good because of fear due to his HIV infection.

1996 - Michael "Air" Jordan was on the cover of TV Guide.

1997 - Eric Metcalf (San Diego Chargers) set an NFL record when he ran back two kicks for touchdowns. The two returns gave him the league record with 10 in his career.


Famous birthdays on November 2

1082 - Emperor Huizong of China (d. 1135)
1475 - Princess Anne of York (d. 1511)
1528 - Peter S Lotichius, [Peter Lotz], Neo latin poet (Collected Works)
1636 - Edward Colston, English merchant and philanthropist (d. 1721)
1667 - James Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland (d. 1737)
1692 - Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer (d. 1766)
1696 - Conrad Weiser, Pennsylvania's ambassador to the Native Americans (d. 1760)
1699 - Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, French painter (d. 1779)
1709 - Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (d. 1759)
1734 - Daniel Boone, Oley Valley, Pennsylvania, frontiersman/explorer (US Hall of Fame-1915), (d. 182)
1739 - Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf, composer
1741 - Joan Derk van Capellen, leader of Neth Democratic Patriots
1755 - Marie Antoinette, Vienna, Queen of France(1774-1792), "let them eat cake", (d. 1793)
1766 - Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, Austrian field marshal (d. 1858)
1777 - Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor (d. 1822)
1777 - Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom (d. 1848)
1785 - Frederic Kalkbrenner, composer
1785 - Johann Leopold Fuchs, composer
1795 - James Knox Polk, NC, 11th Pres (D) (1845-1849)
Queen of France Marie Antoinette (1755) 1808 - Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, French writer (d. 1889)
1810 - Andrew Atkinson Humphreys, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1812 - Abraham I van Lier, theater director (Gran Theatre-van Lier)
1815 - George Boole, mathematician (Boolean algebra)
1821 - Sir George Bowen, British provincial governor (d. 1899)
1822 - James Byron Gordon, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1826 - Robert Hopkins Hatton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1826 - William Haines Lytle, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1828 - Byron Grimes, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1880
1833 - Mahendralal Sarkar, Indian doctor (d. 1904)
1837 - Émile Bayard, French artist, illustrator (d. (1891)
1842 - Otto Reubke, composer
1843 - Caryl Florio, composer
1843 - Elek Erkel, composer
1843 - William James Robjohn, composer
1846 - Antonio Pena y Goni, composer
1847 - George Sorel, French Socialist thinker/author (violent revolutions)
1857 - Joseph F F Babinski, Polish/French neurologist (Babinski reflex)
1865 - Warren Gamaliel Harding, Ohio, ® 29th pres (1921-23)
1876 - Eugeniusz Morawsky-Dabrowa, composer
1877 - Claire McDowell, NYC, actress (Big Parade)
1877 - Victor Trumper, cricketer (Australia batsman 1899-1912)
48th Shia Iman Aga Khan III (1877) 1877 - Aga Khan III, Karachi, Shia Imam (1885-1932), (d. 1957)
1877 - Joseph De Piro, Maltese founder of the Missionary Society of St. Paul (d. 1933)
1879 - Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer (Prince Regent)
1880 - John Foulds, composer
1882 - Leo Perutz, writer
1883 - Frico Kafenda, composer
1883 - Jean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve, cardinal and archbishop of Quebec (d. 1947)
1885 - Harlow Shapley, US, astronomer (studied the galaxies)
1886 - Philip Merivale, Rehutia India, actor (Nothing But Trouble)
1886 - Dhirendranath Datta, Bangladeshi politician (d. 1971)
1890 - Henry Borginon, Flemish nationalist/senator
1892 - Alice Brady, NYC, actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee, Zenobia)
1892 - Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Viktoria und ihr Huzar)
1893 - Battista Farina, founder of Pininfarina company (d. 1966)
1894 - William Johnston, tennis champ (US Open-1915)
1894 - Alexander Lippisch, German scientist (d. 1976)
1897 - Dennis King, Coventry England, comedian (Devil's Brother)
1897 - Jacob A B "Jack" Bjerknes, Norwegian/US meteorologist (USAF in London)
1899 - Eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet
1901 - James Dunn, NYC, actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, It's a Great Life)
1901 - Paul Ford, Balt Md, actor (Phil Silvers Show)
1902 - Gyula Illyes, Hungarian author/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes)
1902 - Marius W Holtrop, economist/president (Netherlands Bank)
1903 - Travis Jackson, American baseball player (d. 1987)
1905 - Fred Lipmann, watchmaker
1905 - James Dunn, American actor (d. 1967)
1906 - Luchino Visconti, Milan Italy, director (Damned, Death in Venice)
1906 - Daniil Andreev, Russian poet (d. 1959)
1908 - Reginald Beckwith, York England, actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love)
1910 - Fouad Serageddin, Egyptian politician (d. 1999)
1911 - Odysseus Elytis Alepoudellis, Greece, poet (Nobel 1979)
1911 - Raphael Robinson, US mathematician (d. 1995)
1912 - Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, composer
1913 - Burt Lancaster, NYC, actor (From Here to Eternity, Elmer Gantry)
1913 - Ivor Roberts-Jones, sculptor
1914 - Johnny Vander Meer, baseball player (d. 1997)
1915 - Douglas Gordon Lilburn, composer
1915 - Beryl McBurnie, Trinidadian dancer (d. 2000)
1915 - Sidney Luft, American movie director (d. 2005)
1917 - Durward Knowles, England, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968-Bahamas)
1919 - Jorge de Sena, Portuguese engineer/poet (Reino da Estupidez)
1919 - Warren Stevens, Clark's Summit Pa, actor (Richard Boone Show), (d. 2012)
1920 - Fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, composer
1920 - Lewis Charles, NYC, actor (Feather & Father Gang)
1920 - Ann Rutherford, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, actress, (d. 2012)
1921 - Fernando Correia de Oliveira, composer
1921 - Willaim D Schaefer, Maryland, (Gov-D-Md)
1921 - Shepard Menken, American voice actor (d. 1999)
1921 - Bill Mosienko, National Hockey League player (d. 1994)
1922 - John Pinsent, classical scholar
1924 - Father David Bauer, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1988)
1924 - Rudy Van Gelder, American recording engineer
1927 - John Sainsbury, English billionaire
1927 - Steve Ditko, American artist
1928 - Geoffrey Pardoe, engineer
1928 - Paul Johnson, British historian
1929 - Harold Farberman, NYC, conductor/composer (Medea)
1929 - Milan Stibilj, composer
1929 - Rachel Ames, Portland Oregon, actress (Line Up, Audrey-Gen Hospital)
1930 - Denis Gerald Barrington, artist
1932 - Henri Namphy, Cap Hatien Haiti, President of Haiti (1986-88)
1932 - Romano L Mazzoli, (Rep-D-KY, 1971- )
1934 - Ken Rosewall, Sydney Australia, tennis star (US Open 1956)
1934 - Bill Gothard, American speaker
1935 - Mohammad Munaf, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 4 Tests 1959-62)
1936 - Rose Elizabeth Bird, California Supreme Court Justice
1936 - Abdullah the Butcher, wrestler
1937 - Earl "Speedoo" Carroll, NYC, rocker (Cadillacs, Coasters)
1938 - Jay Traynor, rocker (Jay & The Americans)
1938 - Patrick Buchanan, conservative political columnist
1938 - Ria Beckers-de Bruijn, Dutch MP (PPR)
1938 - Jay Black, American singer (Jay and the Americans)
1938 - Queen Sofia of Spain
1939 - Howard Wolpe, (Rep-D-MI, 1979- )
1939 - Pauline Neville-Jones, English diplomat
1939 - Richard Serra, American sculptor and video artist
1940 - Gigi Proletti, Italian entertainer
1941 - Bruce Welch, [Cripps], rocker (Shadows Bognor Regis)
1941 - David Knapp Stockton, San Bernardino CA, PGA golfer (1970 PGA)
1942 - Shere Hite, St Joseph Missouri, sex therapist (Hite Report)
1942 - Stefanie Powers, Hollywood Ca, actress (Girl From UNCLE, Hart to Hart)
1943 - Oldrich Pelcak, Czechoslovakia, cosmonaut
1944 - Keith Emerson, England (Emerson, Lake & Palmer-Brain Salad Surgery)
1944 - Jeffrey Alan Hoffman, Bkln, PhD/astronaut (STS 51-D, 35, 46, 61, 75)
1944 - Liesel Westermann, German FR, discus thrower (Olympic-silver-1968)
1944 - Patrice Chereau, actress (Danton)
1946 - Alan Jones, Australia, auto racer (1980 World Champion)
1946 - Giuseppe Sinopoli, Venice Italy, conductor/composer (Sunnyata)
1947 - Dave Pegg, British pop bassist (Jethro Tull-Crest of a Wave)
1947 - David Anthony Ahern, composer
1948 - Rich Gooch, rock bassist (Quarterflash)
1949 - Simon Augustini, Albanian politician
1951 - Kathy Hammond, US, 400m runner (Olympics-bronze-1972)
1951 - Thomas Mallon, American novelist and critic
1951 - Lindy Morrison, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens)
1952 - Kate Linder, Pasadena Ca, actress (Esther Valentine--Young & Restless)
1952 - Maxine Nightingale, English soul singer
1953 - Alfre Woodard, Tulsa Oklahoma, actress (St Elsewhere, Extremities)
1954 - Pat Croce, American entrepreneur
1955 - Frank Gilligan, Queens NY, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)
1955 - Mark Reynolds, San Diego California, star yachter (Olymp-8th-1988, 92, 96)
1955 - Chris Burnett, American musician
1957 - Rita Crockett, San Antonio Tx, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)
1957 - Carter Beauford, American drummer (Dave Matthews Band)
1958 - Willie McGee, SF CA, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals, NL MVP-1985)
1959 - Peter Mullan, Scottish actor and film maker
1960 - Adam Lingner, NFL center (Buffalo Bills)
1960 - Bruce Baumgartner, Haledon NJ, wrestler (Oly-gold/br-84, 88, 92, 96)
1960 - Mardi Jacquet, Chateauroux California, playmate (October, 1980)
1960 - Robert Harold Lohr, Cincinnati OH, PGA golfer (1988 Walt Disney)
1960 - Rosalyn Nideffer, Durban South Africa, tennis star (1993 Futures-Midland MI)
1960 - Saïd Aquita, Morocco, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
1960 - Tihomir Blaškić, Croatian war criminal
1961 - k.d. lang, [Kathy Dawn], Consort Alberta, country singer
1961 - K.D. Lang, Canadian musician
1962 - Andrew Elt, singer (Sleeze Beez)
1962 - Donna Spangler, LA California, wrestler (Coal Miner's Daughter-GLOW)
1962 - David Brock, American political commentator, pundit
1962 - Mireille Delunsch, French soprano
1962 - Simon Hill, English-Australian Football commentator
1963 - Ines Diers, German DR, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1980)
1963 - Susie Scott, San Diego Ca, playmate (May, 1983)
1963 - Bobby Dall American rocker (Poison-Every Rose Has a Thorn)
1963 - Craig Saavedra, American filmmaker
1964 - Kevin Gogan, NFL guard (Oakland Raiders, SF 49ers)
1964 - Michael D'Asaro II, Bkln NY, fencer-sabre
1964 - Britta Lejon, Swedish politician
1965 - Chuck Klingbeil, NFL nose tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1965 - Shahrukh Khan, Indian actor
1966 - Orlando Merced, Hato Rey Puerto Rico, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1966 - Rosalyn Fairbank, South Africa, tennis player
1966 - Sean Kanan, actor (AJ-Gen Hospital, Rich Girl, Karate Kid Part 3)
1966 - Tim Kirkman, American filmmaker
1966 - Khaled Abol Naga, Egyptian actor
1967 - Chris Port, NFL guard/tackle (NO Saints)
1967 - Darla Michele Pruett, Canton Georgia, Miss Georgia-America (1991)
1967 - Derek Porter, Belfast Ireland, Canadian rower (Oly-gold/silver-92/96)
1967 - Marc van Roon, Dutch improvising musician
1968 - Brandi Brandt, Santa Clara California, playmate (October, 1987)
1968 - Helle Michaelsen, Alborg Denmark, playmate (Aug, 1988)
1968 - Melissa Evridge, Lexington Ky, playmate (Aug, 1990)
1968 - Ultra Naté, American musician
1969 - Dwayne Gordon, NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers, NY Jets)
1969 - Reginald Arvizu, American bassist (KoЯn)
1970 - Corbin Lacina, NFL guard (Buffalo Bills)
1970 - Sharmell Sullivan, American professional wrestling valet
1971 - Pete Vordenberg, Rota Spain, US cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1971 - Ricky Martin, PR, rocker (Menudo)/actor (Gen Hospital) [or Dec 24]
1972 - Alfred Schreuders, soccer player (RKC)
1972 - Jeni Stephens, Memphis Tennessee, Miss America-Tennessee (1997)
1972 - Marie Josee Gibeau, Lachine Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)
1972 - Samantha Janus, British entertainer
1972 - Darío Silva, Uruguayan footballer
1973 - Jason Smith, Calgary, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils)
1973 - Marisol Nichols, American actress
1974 - Alex Tanaka, actor (Saja-Swan's Crossing)
1974 - Jaroslav Spacek, NHL defenseman (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998, (Sweden)
1974 - Ruslan Salei, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Oly-98, Anaheim)
1974 - Orlando Cabrera, Colombian baseball player
1974 - Nelly, American rapper
1974 - Prodigy, American rapper (Mobb Deep)
1975 - Danny Cooksey, Moore Oklahoma, actor (Sam-Diff'rent Strokes)
1975 - Stéphane Sarrazin, French rally driver
1975 - Chris Walla, American musician (Death Cab for Cutie)
1976 - Sidney Ponson, Aruban baseball player
1977 - Jason Cerbone, American actor (The Sopranos)
1977 - Randy Harrison, American actor
1978 - Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro, Brazilian mixed-martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion
1979 - Julie Lund, Danish actress
1980 - Kim So-yeon, South Korean actress
1981 - Wilson Betemit, Dominican baseball player
1981 - Avy Scott, American actress
1982 - Kyoko Fukada, Japanese actress, model and singer
1982 - Charles Itandje, French footballer
1984 - Tamara Hope, Canadian actress
1984 - Julia Stegner, German supermodel
1986 - Erika Jo, American musician
1986 - Lara Sacher, Australian actress
1987 - Danny Cipriani English rugby union player.
1988 - Lindze Letherman, American actress (General Hospital)
1989 - Katelyn Tarver, American singer
1990 - Natasha Smirnoff, daughter of Yakov Smirnov


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Historic events on November 3

644 - Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim caliph, is killed by a Persian slave in Medina.
1394 - Jews are expelled from France by Charles VI
1468 - Liège is sacked by Charles I of Burgundy's troops.
1493 - Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica
1527 - Ferdinand of Austria/Bohemia chosen as king of Hungary
1529 - London] 1st sitting of the Reformation Parliament
1534 - English parliament accepts Act of Supremacy: Henry VIII church leader
1620 - Great Patent granted to Plymouth Colony
1629 - Prince Frederik Hendrik festival in The Hague
1640 - English Long Parliament forms
1655 - England & France sign miltary & economic treaties
1656 - Treaty of Vilnius Russia/Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant [NS]
1676 - Kara Mustafa succeeds Ahmed Kiprulu as Turkish grand vizier
1679 - Great panic occurs in Europe over close approach of a comet
1716 - Pacification Treaty of Warsaw: Czar Peter the Great guarantees Saxon monarch August I's Polish kingdom
1752 - Georg Friedrich Handel undergoes (failed) eye operation
1760 - Battle at Torgau, Saxony: Prussia beats Austria
1762 - England & Spain signs Treaty of Paris
1762 - Spain acquires Louisiana
1783 - Washington orders Continental Army disbanded
1783 - John Austin, a highwayman, is the last to be publicly hanged at London's Tyburn gallows.
1791 - Battle at Wabash: indians assault general St Clair/killed 637 soldiers
1793 - French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined.
1794 - French troops conquer Maastricht
1796 - John Adams elected president of the United States of America
1812 - Napoleonic armies defeated at Vyazma
1813 - US troops under General Coffee destroy Indian village at Talladega Ala
1820 - Cuenca Ecuador declares independence
1838 - The Times of India, the world's largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce.
1839 - 1st opium war - 2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks
1839 - Palace of Gulhane Turkey, freedom of religion proclaimed
1848 - Johan Thorbeckes revises Great Force
1856 - A British fleet bombs Canton.
1862 - Battle until the 5th November between gunboats at Bayou Teche, a waterway in Louisiana
1863 - Battle of Grand Coteau in Southwestern Louisiana in the American Civil War
1867 - Battle at Mentana: French/pontifical troops beat Garibaldi
1868 - 1st black Congressman elected (John W Menard, Louisiana)
1868 - Ulysses Grant ® wins presidential election over Horatio Seymour (D)
1869 - Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms
1871 - Henry M Stanley in Tanganyka say "Dr Livingstone, I presume?"
1874 - James Theodore Holly, elected bishop of Haiti
1883 - Race riots in Danville Virginia (4 blacks killed)
1883 - US Supreme Court decides Native Americans can't be Americans
1883 - American Old West: Self-described "Black Bart the poet" gets away with his last stagecoach robbery, but leaves an incriminating clue that eventually leads to his capture.
1885 - Tacoma vigilantes drive out Chinese, burn their homes & businesses
1886 - Friars of Tilburg arrives on Curacao
1888 - Amsterdam: 1st concerto of Concert worker, under Willem Kes
1889 - Chaplain Ariëns founds 1st roman catholic workers group
1896 - J H Hunter patents portable weighing scales
1896 - Martha Hughes Cannon of Utah elected 1st female senator
1896 - William McKinley ® defeats William Jennings Bryan (D) for president
1899 - James J Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title
1900 - 1st US automobile show opens at Madison Square Garden (NYC)
1903 - Colombia grants Panama independence
1905 - Csar Nicholas II of Russia signs a document of amnesty for the political prisoners.
1908 - William Howard Taft ® elected 27th pres over William Jennings Bryan
1911 - Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in competition with the Ford Model T.
1913 - The USA introduces an income tax.
1916 - Treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar
1917 - 1st class mail now costs 3 cents per ounce
1918 - Austro-Hungarian Empire disolves
1918 - Poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I
1920 - "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater
1922 - Greek parliament bans prince Andreas for life
1926 - 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins
1926 - Ty Cobb resigns as Detroit Tigers manager
1927 - 22.3 cm rainfall at Somerset, Vermont (state record)
1927 - Rodgers & Hart's musical "Connecticut Yankee," premieres in NYC
1927 - Tropical storm flooding kills 84 in Winooski River Valley (Vt)
1928 - Turkey switches from Arabic to Roman alphabet
1930 - 1st vehicular tunnel to a foreign country (Detroit-Windsor) opens
1930 - Bank of Italy becomes Bank of America
1930 - Getúlio Dornelles Vargas became Head of the Provisional Government in Brazil after a bloodless coup on October 24.
1931 - 1st commercially produced synthetic rubber manufactured
1934 - Although Lou Gehrig wins Triple Crown, Mickey Cochrane wins AL MVP
1934 - Dizzy Dean chosen as NL MVP
1935 - George II returns to Greece & regains monarchy
1935 - Kitei Son runs world record marathon (2:26:42)
1936 - President FDR (D) wins landslide victory over Alfred M Landon ®
1937 - Archambaud bicycles world record time (45,796 km)
1937 - NHL Howie Morenz Memorial Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 6-5 in Mont
1939 - Clare Booth's "Margin for Error," premieres in NYC
1941 - Hirohiti's accord on Yamamoto's attack plan on Pearl Harbor fails
1942 - 12th day of battle at El Alamein: Scottish assault
1942 - Despite Ted Williams wins Triple Crown, Yanks Joe Gordon wins AL MVP
1942 - Mort Cooper wins NL MVP
1942 - William L Dawson elected to Congress from Chicago
1943 - Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th Symphony premieres in Moscow
1943 - P-47D Thunderbolt shot down above North-Holland
1944 - Allied commando's lands at Westkapelle Walcheren
1944 - German troops in Vlissingen surrenders
1944 - Pro-German government of Hungary flees
1944 - US 28th Infantry division occupies Schmidt Hurtgenwald
1945 - Lindsay Hassett scores 187 & 124* for Aust Services at Delhi
1946 - Emperor Hirohito proclaims new Japanese constitution
1948 - 2nd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Chicago
1952 - Clarence Birdseye markets frozen peas
1952 - Egypt protests German retribution payments to Israel
1953 - 1939 sacrifice fly rule restored: no time at bat for sac fly
1953 - 1st live color coast-to-coast telecast (NYC)
1954 - Nobel for physics awarded to Max Born & Walter Bothe
1955 - 1st virus crystallized (announced)
1955 - Alabama woman bruised by a meteor
1955 - Argentine ex-president Peron arrives in Nicaragua
1955 - Australia takes control of Cocos Islands
1955 - Bernardus J Alfrink installed as archbishop of Utrecht
1956 - "Wizard of Oz" 1st televised (CBS-TV)
1957 - USSR launches Sputnik 2 with a dog (Laika), 1st animal in orbit
1958 - USSR performs nuclear test
1959 - Ben-Gurion's Mapai-party wins Israeli parliamentary election)
1960 - "Unsinkable Molly Brown" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 532 perfs
1960 - Ivory Coast adopts constitution
1960 - Pittsburgh Pirates' Vern Law wins Cy Young Award
1960 - Tammy Grimes' "Unsinkable Molly Brown," premieres in NYC
1961 - General Assembly unanimously elects U Thant acting secretary general
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1962 - Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 72 points vs LA Lakers
1963 - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Cavern City Golf Open
1964 - LBJ (D) soundly defeats Barry Goldwater ® for pres
1964 - Phila voters approve $25 million to build a new sports stadium
1965 - Sandy Koufax wins NL Cy Young Award unanimously
1967 - Boston's Jim Lonborg wins AL Cy Young
1967 - Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins.
1968 - Bob Packwood is elected senator of Oregon
1968 - Ex-premier Papandreou buried/300,000 demonstrate against fascist junta
1968 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Canyon Ladies Golf Classic
1968 - NY Jet Jim Turner kicks 6 field goals to beat Buffalo 25-21
1969 - Congo president Mobutu visits Belgium
1970 - "President's Daughter" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 72 perfs
1970 - Bob Gibson wins NL Cy Young Award
1970 - Pres Nixon promises gradual troop removal of Vietnam
1970 - Salvador Allende inaugurated as president of Chile
1971 - "Play Misty For Me" premieres
1973 - Mariner 10 launched-1st Venus pics, 1st mission to Mercury
1974 - "Lorelei" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 320 performances
1974 - Chako Higuchi wins Japan LPGA Golf Classic
1975 - Good Morning America premieres on ABC (David Hartman & Nancy Dussault)
1976 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA/Japan Mizuno Golf
1977 - Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
1978 - 1st broadcast of "Diff'rent strokes" on NBC TV
1978 - Dominica gains independence from UK & adopts constitution
1978 - Michiko Okada wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
1978 - USSR & Vietnam sign peace & friendship treaty
1979 - 5 mortally wounded during anti-Ku Klux Klan demonstration in NC
1979 - Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mizuno Japan Golf Classic
1979 - Marocco offensive against Polisario
1980 - Ianford Wilsons "5th of July," premieres in NYC
1980 - Walter Hass Jr becomes CEO of Oakland A's
1981 - Brewers reliever Rollie Fingers wins AL Cy Young Award
1982 - Detroit blocks 20 Cleve Cav shots tying NBA regulation game record
1982 - Pete Vuckovich becomes Milwaukee's 2nd consecutive AL Cy Young
1983 - Jesse Jackson launches his 1st campaign for presidency (D)
1983 - Nashville Network begins on cable TV
1984 - 3,000 die in 3 day anti-Sikh riot in India
1984 - Body of assassinated Indian PM Indira Gandhi cremated
1985 - Argentine pres Alfonsíns Radical Burgerunie wins elections
1985 - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament
1986 - Federated States of Micronesia signs Compact of Free Association with US
1986 - Joaquim Chissano elected president Mozambique
1986 - John Lennon releases "Menlove Avenue" album
1986 - Lebanese magazine Ash Shirra reveals secret US arms sales to Iran
1986 - Northern Mariana Islands becomes a Commonwealth associated with US
1987 - Oakland 1st baseman Mark McGwire wins AL Rookie of Year
1987 - On Wall Street, after 5 consecutive gains, Dow Jones down 50.56
1988 - Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane
1988 - Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill
1988 - Soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew
1988 - Talk-show host Geraldo Rivera's nose is broken as Roy Innis brawls with skinheads at TV taping
1989 - 100s of Bulgarian demonstrate in Sofia for democratic rights
1989 - Lou Piniella is named manager of the Reds, replacing banned Pete Rose
1989 - Minn Timberwolves' 1st NBA game, loses to Seattle, 106-94
1990 - Gro Harlem Brundtland installed as premier of Norway
1991 - 21st NYC Women's Marathon won by Liz McColgan of Scotland in 2:27
1991 - 22nd NYC Marathon won by Salvador Garcia of Mexico in 2:09:28
1991 - Ayrton Senna wins shortest Formula One race ever run (17 laps)
1992 - Bill Clinton (D) wins US presidential election over Pres Bush ®
1992 - Carol Moseley Brown elected 1st black female in US Senate
1993 - Ken Daneyko sets NJ Devil 'Ironman' record by playing 322nd cons game
1994 - Atlantis 13 launched
1994 - Dutch & British astronomers find spiral nebula Dwingeloo 1
1994 - Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), launches
1994 - Susan Smith who claimed her 2 kids were carjacked arrested for murder
1994 - Total solar eclipse in South America (4m23s)
1995 - 1st NBA game at FleetCenter, Boston Celtics lose to Mil Bucks, 101-100
1995 - 1st NBA game at Rose Garden, Port Trailblazers lose to Grizzlies 92-80
1995 - 1st NBA game at Skydome, Toronto Raptors beat NJ Nets 94-79
1996 - "It's a Slippery Slope," opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC
1996 - 26th NYC Women's Marathon won by Anuta Catuna of Romania in 2:28:18
1996 - 27th NYC Marathon won by Giacomo Leone of Italy in 2:09:54
1996 - Mayumi Hirase wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup
1996 - Toray Japan Queens Cup
1997 - Boston shortstop Nomar Garciaparra is 6th unanimous AL Rookie of Year
1997 - California law ends affirmative-action
1997 - David Duval wins Championship at the Champions Golf Club
1997 - Phillies 3rd baseman Scott Rolen selected unanimous Rookie of Year
2007 - Pervez Musharraf declared emergency rule across Pakistan. He suspended the Constitution, imposed State of Emergency, and fired the chief justice of the Supreme Court.


Music history on November 3

1587 - Composer Samuel Scheidt was born.

1801 - Composer Vincenzo Bellini was born.

1957 - Sun Records released "Great Balls of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis.

1957 - "At the Hop" was released by Danny & the Juniors.

1972 - James Taylor and Carly Simon were married. They separated in 1982 and were divorced later.

1977 - During a concert in London, Elton John announced that he was retiring from live performances. He resumed touring on February 3, 1979 in Sweden.

1988 - The U2 concert movie "Rattle And Hum" opened.

1992 - "Keep The Faith" by Bon Jovi was released. It was their first album in 5 years.

1995 - An out of court settlement was reached by Hootie and the Blowfish and Bob Dylan concerning the group's unauthorized use of Dylan's lyrics in their song "Only Want To Be With You."

1997 - John Denver's last recording, "The Unplugged Collection," was released in the UK.

1998 - In the US
, Alanis Morissette's "Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie," Beck's "Mutations," Celine Dion's "These Are Special Times," U2's "The Best of 1980-1990," and the John Lennon boxed set "Anthology" were released.

1998 - The live Bee Gees album "One Night Only" was released.


Sports history on November 3

1929 - Providence became the first NFL team to host a game at night under floodlights. The game was against the Cardinals.


1948 - Gordie Howe (Detroit Redwings) made the first of his record 21 All-Star appearances.

1953 - The Rules Committee of organized baseball restored the sacrifice fly. The rule had not been used since 1939.

1972 - Joe Namath was featured on the cover of LIFE magazine.

1989 - The Minnesota Timberwolves played their first NBA game. They lost to Seattle 106-94.

1989 - Lou Piniella was named the manager of the Reds. He replaced the banned Pete Rose.

1993 - Greg Maddux (Atlanta Braves) became the first player to win back-to-back Cy Young Awards on different teams.

1993 - Ken Daneyko (New Jersey Devils) set a record when he played in his 322nd consecutive game.

1995 - The FleetCenter, Rose Garden and the Skydome hosted their first NBA games.

1996 - Jerry Rice (San Francisco 49ers) became the first NFL player to catch 1,000 career receptions.

1998 - Minnesota elected Jesse "The Body" Ventura, a former pro wrestler, as its governor.


Famous birthdays on November 3

39 - Lucan, Cordova Spain, Latin poet (Bellum Civile)
1470 - Edward V, King of England (Apr 9-Jun 25 1483)
1560 - Annibale Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1609)
1587 - Samuel Scheidt, composer
1604 - Osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22)
1611 - Henry Ireton, English general/MP (Edgehill)
1618 - Aurangzeb, [Alamgir], Emperor of India (1658-1707)
1619 - Willem Kalf, Rotterdam Neth, painter (still lifes)
1621 - Renatus Rapinus, [René Rapin], French jesuit/poet (Hortorum libri IV)
1633 - Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (d. 1714)
1656 - Georg Reuter, composer
1689 - Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer
1718 - John Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor (sandwich)
1736 - Christian Brunings, Dutch hydraulic engineer
1749 - Daniel Rutherford, Scottish chemist and physician (d. 1819)
1753 - August G Meissner, German author
1753 - Friedrich Christoph Gebtewitz, composer
1780 - Victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer
1781 - Johann Ernst Friedrich Wollank, composer
1793 - Stephen Fuller Austin, colonized Texas
1794 - William Cullen Bryant, poet (Thanatopsis)
1798 - Mason James Murray, (Confederacy), died in 1871
1799 - William Sprague III, American politician from Rhode Island (d. 1856)
1801 - Karl Baedeker, Germany, published travel books
1801 - Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (La Sonnambula, Norma)
1815 - Adrien Louis Victor Boieldieu, composer
1815 - John Mitchel, Fenian
1816 - Jubal Anderson Early, Lt General (Confederate Army), died in 1894
1818 - Gustavus Adolphus DeRussy, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1891
1826 - Jasper Adalmorn Maltby, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1830 - Esten Cooke, John (Confederate Army), died in 1886
1830 - Jacob M van Bemmelen, Dutch physicist/chemist
1833 - Edward Dorr Tracy, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1844 - Mehmed V Reshad, sultan of Turkey (1909-18)
1845 - Edward Douglass White, 9th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1921)
1852 - Mutsuhito, 122nd emperor of Japan (1867-1912)
1856 - Jim McCormick, baseball player (d. 1918)
1857 - Michail V Alekseyev, Imperial Russian general and WW I Chief of Staff (d. 1918)
1861 - Johann Peter Kirsch, Luxembourg church historian/archaeologist
1863 - Eugene Samuel-Holeman, composer
1867 - Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, composer
1871 - Albert Goldthorpe, English rugby league footballer
1872 - Paul Panzer, actor (Cat's Paw, Mildred Pierce, Hotel Berlin)
1875 - Emils Darzins, composer
1876 - Stephen Peter Alencastre, Roman Catholic prelate (d. 1940)
1877 - Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, Chilean president. (d. 1960)
1879 - Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Canada, Arctic explorer/ethnologist
1880 - Edmond Barrett, heavyweight wrestler (Olympic-bronze-1908)
1880 - Raffaele Casimiro Casimiri, composer
1883 - Enny Vrede, [Maria M Muller], Dutch actress/wife of Eduard Verkade
1884 - Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch author (Me Own Way)
1887 - Samuil Marshak, Russian writer, translator and children's poet (d. 1964)
1888 - William Charles Denis Browne, composer
1889 - Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glazer
1890 - Eustaquio van Lieshout, Dutch priest (d. 1943)
1893 - R Lindley Murray, tennis champ (US Open-1918)
1896 - Gustaf Tenggren, Swedish illustrator (d. 1970)
1897 - Karel Salmon, composer
1899 - Gleb Wataghin, Ukrainian-Italian physicist (d. 1986)
1900 - Roger Blunt, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in 9 Tests 1930-32)
1900 - Adolf Dassler, founder of Adidas (d. 1978)
1901 - Andre Malraux, [Berger], France, novelist/art historian (L'Espoir)
1901 - Leopold III, [Filip von Saksen-Coburg], King of the Belgians (from 1934, abdicated 1951), d. 1983
1903 - Walker Evans, US, photographer (Fortune Magazine)
1904 - Gideon Fagan, composer
1904 - Janis Kalnins, composer
1905 - Lois Mailou Jones, US painter (Peasants on Parade)
1905 - William Donald Campbell, diarist/ornithologist
1907 - James Geoffrey Cutcliffe Hepburn, tap-dancer/socialist
1907 - Joe Turner, US jazz pianist
1908 - Bronko Nagurski, NFL fullback (Chicago Bears)
1909 - James "Scotty" Barrett Reston, Clydebank Scotld, journalist (NY Times)
1910 - Richard Hurndall, British actor (d. 1984)
1911 - Vladimir Ussachevsky, Hailar Manchuria, composer (Creation)
1912 - Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay (1954-89)
1914 - Hallgrimur Helgason, composer
1918 - Bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters)
1918 - Russell B Long, (Sen-D-LA, 1948-86)
1918 - Bob Feller, baseball player
1918 - Elizabeth P. Hoisington, American Brigadier General (d. 2007)
1918 - Dean Riesner, film and television screenwriter (d. 2002)
1919 - Bert Freed, NYC, actor (Rufe-Shane)
1919 - Jesús Blasco, Spanish comic book author (d. 1995)
1920 - Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Australian writer (d. 1993)
1921 - Charles Bronson, Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, actor (Magnificent Seven, Death Wish, Dirty Dozen), (d. 2003)
1922 - Earl of Lonsdale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1923 - Tomás Cardinal Ó Fiaich, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1990)
1924 - Shirley Chisholm, (D-Rep-NY), 1st black congresswoman/pres candidate
1925 - Dieter Wellershoff, German author (Minotaur)
1926 - Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania
1927 - Zbigniew Cybulski, Pniarz Poland, actor (See You Tommorrow)
1927 - Andy Williams, Wall Lake, Iowa, singer/actor (Andy Williams Show, "Butterfly"), (d. 2012)
1928 - Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist (d. 1989)
1930 - Ken Berry, Moline Ill, actor (F Troop, Mayberry RFD, Mama's Family)
1930 - Lois Smith, Topeka Ks, actress (Reckless, Reuben Reuben)
1930 - Philip M Crane, (Rep-R-IL, 1969- )
1930 - William H Dana, pilot (X-15)
1930 - D. James Kennedy, American theologian (d. 2007)
1930 - Brian Robinson, British cyclist
1931 - Monica Vitti, [Ceciarelli], Rome Italy, actress (Tigers in Lipstick)
1931 - Yon Hyong-muk, North Korean politician (d. 2005)
1932 - Thomas J Manton, (Rep-D-NY, 1985- )
1933 - Aneta Corsaut, Jutchinson Ks, actress (Helen Crump-Andy Griffith)
1933 - Jeremy Brett, Berkswell England, actor (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Freddie-My Fair Lady)
1933 - Louis W Sullivan, US Sec of Health & Human Services (1989- )
1933 - Michael S Dukakis, (Gov-D-Mass, 1988 Pres Candidate)
1933 - John Barry, English composer
1933 - Amartya Sen, Santiniketan, Bengal, economist and Nobel Prize laureate (welfare economics and social choice theory)
1934 - Derek Richardson, cricketer (played one innings for England 1957)
1934 - Hans Janmaat, Dutch MP (CD)/(fascist)
1934 - Ruma Guha Thakurta, Singer, Actress, Dancer, Founder of Calcutta Youth Choir
1936 - Roy Emerson, Australia, tennis player (Wimbledon-1964, 65, US Open-61)
1937 - Lynn Woolsey, (Rep-D-California)
1937 - Paula Wayne, Hobart Oklahoma, vocalist (Everything's Great)
1938 - Pupi Avati, Bologna Italy, director (Festival, Bix, Impiegati)
1938 - Martin Dunwoody, British mathematician
1938 - Jean Rollin, French director and screenwriter
1939 - Terrence McNally, St Petersburg Fla, playwright (Bad Habits)
1940 - Dieter Acker, composer
1941 - Brian Poole, Essex England, vocalist (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)
1943 - Bert Jansch, rocker
1945 - Ken Holtzman, American baseball pitcher and manager
1945 - Gerd Müller, German footballer
1946 - Nick Simper, rocker (Deep Purple)
1946 - Tommy Dee, rocker
1946 - Tom Savini, American actor
1947 - Mazie Hirono, American politician
1948 - Lulu, Glasgow Scotland, singer/actress (To Sir With Love)
1948 - Tom Shales, TV critic (Washington Post)
1948 - Helmut Koinigg, Austrian racing driver (d. 1974)
1949 - Larry Holmes, heavyweight boxing champ (1978-85)
1949 - Michael Evans, Salisbury NC, actor (Lionel-All in the Family)
1949 - Roswitha Krause, USSR, 4 X 100m swimmer (Olympic-silver-1968)
1949 - Anna Wintour, English-American editor
1949 - Mike Evans, American actor (d. 2006)
1950 - Joe Queenan, American writer
1950 - Massimo Mongai, Italian writer
1951 - Azmat Rana, cricketer (one Test for Pakistan against Australia 1980)
1951 - Ed Murawinski, American cartoonist, New York Daily News
1952 - Felix R de Rooy, Curacaos poet/sculptor
1952 - Kate Capshaw, [Nail], Fort Worth Tx, actress (Little Sex, Dreamscape)
1952 - Roseanne, [Barr Arnold], Salt Lake City, comedienne/TV star (Roseanne)
1952 - Jim Cummings, American voice actor
1952 - David Ho, Taiwanese-American AIDS researcher
1953 - Dennis Miller, Pitts Pa, comedian/TV host (SNL, Dennis Miller Show)
1953 - Kathy Kinney, actress (Mimi-Drew Carey Show)
1953 - Helios Creed, American musician (Chrome)
1953 - Larry Herndon, baseball player
1954 - Adam Ant, [Stuart Goddard], London, English punk rocker (If I Strip For You)
1954 - Godzilla, Japanese monster (Godzilla)
1954 - Kevin P Chilton, LA California, Lt Col USAF/Astronaut (STS 49, 59, 76)
1955 - Phil Simms, NFL quarterback (NY Giants, Superbowl 1986)
1956 - Kevin Murphy, American actor and puppeteer
1956 - Gary Ross, American film director
1957 - Dolph Lundgren, Swedish actor
1958 - Andrew Mapple, US water skier
1958 - Sue Daniels, Adelaide Australia, golfer (1983 Victorian Amateur Champ)
1959 - Dolph Lundgren, Stockholm Sweden, actor (Rocky IV) [or Oct 17]
1959 - Timothy Patrick Murphy, Hartford Conn, actor (Dallas, Glitter)
1959 - Hal Hartley, American film director and writer
1960 - James Prime, British rock keyboardist (Deacon Blue-Pay Day)
1960 - Karch Kiraly, Jackson Mich, volleyballer (Oly-2 gold-1984, 88)
1960 - Marcel "Baaf" Stavenuiter, Dutch drummer (Bob Color)
1960 - Sharon Monplaisir, NYC, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
1960 - [Charles] Karch Kiraly, Jackson MI, volleyballer (Oly-3 g-84, 88, 96)
1961 - David AC viscount Linley, son of English princess Margaret/mystic
1961 - Kari Michaelsen, NYC, actress (Katie-Gimme a Break)
1962 - Kimberly Evenson, Bremerhaven Germany, playmate (September, 1984)
1962 - Kym Hampton, WNBA forward (NY Liberty)
1962 - Marilyn, rocker (You Don't Love Me)
1962 - Jacqui Smith UK Home Secretary
1963 - Howard Ballard, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
1963 - Stephen Corkin, Auckland NZ, judoka (Olympics-96)
1963 - Ian Wright, English footballer
1963 - Shigeaki Hattori, Japanese racing driver
1964 - Brian Young, cricketer (NZ Test opening batsman)
1965 - John Feskens, Dutch soccer player (Willem II)
1965 - Maty Monforth, TV host (Mike & Maty)
1965 - Michael Paul Springer, SF CA, PGA golfer (1994 Greater Milwaukee)
1966 - Todd Reynolds, Norwalk Conn, pairs skaters (Olympics-1994)
1966 - Tracey Fuchs, Centereach NY, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-88, 96)
1966 - Joe Hachem, Lebanese-born Australian poker player
1967 - Rob Cowie, Toronto, NHL defenseman (LA Kings)
1968 - Antonio Pettigrew, Macon Ga, 400m (Olympics-96)
1968 - Debbie Rochon, Vancouver BC, actress (Tromeo & Juliet)
1968 - Lee Germon, cricketer (NZ keeper & captain 1995- )
1968 - Paul Quantrill, London Ontario, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1969 - Jim Mckenzie, Gull Lake, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets)
1969 - Leslie Shepherd, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1969 - Robert Miles, Swiss record producer, composer and musician in trance and ambient music.
1970 - Doug Zmolek, Rochester, NHL defenseman (LA Kings)
1971 - Bob Kronenberg, WLAF center (Rhein Fire)
1971 - Colbie Bell, Edmonton Alberta, 100kg Greco Roman wrestler (Oly-96)
1971 - Darrin Hancock, NBA guard/forward (Charlotte Hornets)
1971 - Joan Kenmore, actress (Wizard of Oz)
1971 - Matthew Lawton, Gulfport MS, outfielder (Minnesota Twins)
1971 - Tricia Carolyn Nosko, Miss USA-Indiana (1997)
1971 - William Strong, NFL cornerback (NO Saints)
1971 - Dylan Moran, Irish comedian
1971 - Diego Alessi, Italian race car driver
1972 - Chris Shelling, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
1972 - Verl Mitchell, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons)
1973 - Derrick Alexander, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings)
1973 - Nemone, athlete and broadcaster
1973 - Kirk Jones (Sticky Fingaz), American musician
1973 - Mick Thomson, American guitarist (Slipknot)
1974 - Tariq Abdul Wahad, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
1975 - Darren Sharper, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1976 - Guillermo Franco, Argentine-Mexican footballer
1977 - Aria Giovanni, American model
1979 - Jamie Duffney, Miss Minnesota Teen USA (1997)
1979 - Pablo Aimar, Argentine footballer
1979 - Tim McIlrath, American musician (Rise Against)
1979 - Beau McDonald, Australian Rules Footballer
1981 - Sten Pentus, Estonian racing car driver
1982 - Evgeny Plushenko, Russian figure skater
1983 - Suzane von Richthofen, Brazilian murderess
1984 - Ryo Nishikido, Japanese Idol (member of NEWS (band) and Kanjani8)
1984 - Christian Bakkerud, Danish racing driver
1987 - Felix Schütz, German ice hockey player
1987 - Gemma Ward, Australian model
1987 - Colin Kaepernick, American football player
1987 - Elizabeth A. Smart, American abductee and activist
1988 - Angus McLaren, Australian Actor
1989 - Paula DeAnda, American singer
1990 - Ellyse Perry, Australian soccer player/cricket player


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1959 - Dolph Lundgren, Stockholm Sweden, actor (Rocky IV) [or Oct 17]


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