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Events 1 - 192 of 192
30 BC - Battle of Alexandria: Mark Antony achieves a minor victory over Octavian's forces, but most of his army subsequently deserts, leading to his suicide.
432 - St Sixtus III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
768 - [Philip] begins & ends his reign as Catholic Pope
781 - The oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji (Traditional Japanese date: July 6, 781).
1291 - Egyptian Mamelukken occupies Akko, crusaders driven out of Palestine
1423 - Hundred Years' War: Battle of Cravant - the French army is defeated at Cravant on the banks of the river Yonne.
1451 - Jacques Cœur is arrested by order of Charles VII of France.
1498 - Christopher Columbus on his third voyage discovers the island of Trinidad
1620 - Pilgrim Fathers depart Leiden for England before heading to America
1653 - Fronde-leaders surrender in Bordeaux
1655 - Russo-Polish War (1654-1667): the Russian army enters the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vilnius, which it holds for six years.
Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus 1658 - Aurangzeb appoints himself Mongol emperor
1664 - Pierre Corneille's "Othon" premieres in Paris
1667 - Peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs New-Netherlands ends
1703 - Daniel Defoe is placed in a pillory for the crime of seditious libel after publishing a politically satirical pamphlet, but is pelted with flowers.
1718 - Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish
1737 - Prince Frederick of Wales escapes English court
1741 - Charles Albert of Bavaria invades Upper Austria and Bohemia.
1751 - Fire in Stockholm destroys 1,000 houses
1771 - Paul Potters "Great ossendrift" sold for Ÿ9050 in Amsterdam
Novelist Daniel Defoe 1777 - Marquis de Lafayette, 19, made major-general of Continental Army
1790 - 1st US patent granted, to Samuel Hopkins for a potash process
1792 - Cornerstone laid for 1st US government building: US Mint in Philaelphia
1794 - All Jacobijnse clubs together in Haarlem
1809 - 1st practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila
1813 - British invade Plattsburgh NY
1849 - Benjamin Chambers patents breech loading cannon
1852 - Hottest July in Netherlands since at least 1783 (68.4°F (20.2°C) avg)
1855 - Hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4°C avg)
1856 - Christchurch, New Zealand, is chartered as a city.
1861 - 9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record
US President & Union General Ulysses S. Grant 1864 - Ulysses S. Grant is named General of Volunteers
1865 - The first narrow gauge mainline railway in the world opens at Grandchester, Australia.
1874 - Patrick Francis Healy, SJ, inaugurated as pres of Georgetown U
1876 - US Coast Guard officers' training school established (New Bedford MA)
1879 - The first cable connection between South Africa and Europe is laid by the British electrical engineer Charles Tilston Bright as part of his project to link the British Empire with growing telecommunications technologies
1893 - Henry Perky patents shredded wheat
1899 - Albert Trott hits Monty Noble over the Pavilion at Lord's
1900 - Boer Generals Prinsloo & Roux surrender in Brandwater Basin
1901 - Abraham Kuyper becomes premier of Netherlands
1905 - Matumbi rebellion at Samanga German East Africa
1909 - Bill Burns has no-hitter broken up with 2 outs in 9th
1910 - Chic Cub King Cole no-hits St Louis, 4-0 in a 7 inning game
1910 - Clement van Maasdijk gives flying demonstration
1911 - Hungarian education is only taught in German
1912 - RBC soccer team forms in Roosendaal
1912 - US government prohibits movies & photos of prize fights (censorship)
1914 - German Emperor Wilhelm II threatens war, orders Russia to demobilize
1914 - Oil discovered in Lake of Maracaibo
1917 - 3rd battle of Ypres begins
1919 - Germany accepts Weimar Constitution
1922 - 18-year-old Ralph Samuelson rides world's 1st water skis (Minn)
1922 - General strike in Italy against fascist violence
1923 - Belgian Chamber discusses bilinguality at Ghent University
1925 - Last allied occupying troops leave Ruhrgebied
1925 - Unemployment Insurance Act passed in Britain
1928 - 1st woman to win a track and field olympic gold medal, Halina Konopacka of Poland
1929 - Aristide Briand becomes premier of France
Baseball Player Lou Gehrig 1930 - Lou Gehrig grand slams as Yanks beat Red Sox 14-13
1932 - 27th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)
1932 - Cleveland Municipal Stadium opens-Phila A's beat Indians 1-0
1932 - George Washington quarter goes into circulation
1932 - German Election (NSDAP gets 37.3%)
1934 - 29th Davis Cup: Great Britain beats USA in Wimbledon (4-1)
1934 - St Louis Cards defeat Cin Reds 8-6 in 18 innings, pitchers Dizzy Dean & Tony Freitos go the distant
1935 - 3rd Dutch government of Colijn sworn in
1936 - Tokyo Japan is awarded the 1940 Olympics (later cancelled)
1937 - Politburo enables Operative Order 00447: execute 193,000 Russians
1938 - NY Yanks suspend Jake Powell, after he said on Chicago radio he'd "hit every colored person in Chicago over head with a club"
1938 - Archaeologists discover engraved gold and silver plates from King Darius in Persepolis.
1940 - 38 U boats sinks this month (196,000 ton)
1940 - Riechskommissar Seyss-Inquart bans homosexuals
1941 - U boats sink 21 allied ships this month: 94,000 ton
1942 - German SS gases 1,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
1942 - U-boats sank 96 allied ships this month: 476,000 ton
1943 - Transport nr 58 departs with French Jews to nazi Germany
1944 - Last deportation train out Mechelen departs to Auschwitz
1944 - Transport nr 77 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1944 - US troops occupy Sansapor, New-Guinea
1945 - Pierre Laval, the fugitive former leader of Vichy France, surrenders to Allied soldiers in Austria.
1948 - "Brigadoon" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 581 performances
1948 - US President Harry Truman dedicates Idlewild Field (now Kennedy Airport), NY
1949 - Lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills SS & 3rd baseman
1951 - Japan Airlines is established.
1953 - Dept of Health, Education & Welfare created
1954 - Mil Braves' Joe Adcock sets record of 18 total bases (4 hrs, 1 double)
1954 - First ascent of K2, by an Italian expedition led by Ardito Desio.
1955 - Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Battle Creek Golf Open
1955 - KRNT (now KCCI) TV channel 8 in Des Moines, IA (CBS) 1st broadcast
1955 - WHIS (now WVVA) TV channel 6 in Bluefield, WV (NBC) 1st broadcast
1956 - Laker takes 10-53 in Australia's 2nd innings, 19-90 for match
1958 - Anti-Chinese uprising in Tibet
1959 - 1st exhibit of bongos at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens
1960 - Elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, calls for a black state
1960 - KSOO (now KSFY) TV channel 13 in Sioux Falls, SD (NBC) 1st broadcast
1960 - Patty Berg wins LPGA American Women's Golf Open
1961 - 31st All Star Baseball Game: 1-1 tie ends by rain at Fenway, Boston
1961 - Israel welcomes its 1,000,000th immigrant
1962 - Federation of Malaysia forms
1962 - Statham is Test cricket's leading wkt-taker (229), beating Lindwall
1963 - Arturo Illia elected president of Argentina
1963 - Cleve ties record of 4 consecutive HRS (Held, Ramos, Francona, Brown)
1963 - Indians' Woodie Held, Pedro Ramos, Tito Francona, & Larry Brown hit consecutive home runs in one inning (vs California Angels)
1964 - Al Parker glides 644 miles without a motor
1964 - Rolling Stone concert in Ireland halts after 12 minutes due to riot
1964 - US Ranger 7 takes 4,316 pictures before crashing on Moon
1965 - Cigarette advertsing banned on British TV
Musician and Beatle John Lennon 1966 - Alabamans burn Beatle products due to John Lennon's anti-Jesus remark
1967 - Rolling Stone Mick Jagger & Keith Richards end 1 month jail sentence
1968 - Beatles close Apple Boutique, giving clothes away for free
1969 - KWIH TV channel 44 in Winona, MN (IND) begins broadcasting
1969 - Mariner 6 flies past Mars
1969 - National Guard mobilizes in racial disturbances in Baton Rouge, La
1970 - 37th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Kansas City 24, All Stars 3 (69,940)
1970 - Chet Huntley retires from NBC, ends "Huntley-Brinkley Report"
1970 - Black Tot Day: the last day of the officially sanctioned rum ration in the Royal Navy.
1971 - Apollo 15 astronauts take 6½ hour electric car ride on Moon
1971 - Deventer Soccer team Go Ahead Eagles forms
1972 - Dick Allen is 7th to hit 2 inside-the-park homers in a game
1972 - Thomas Eagleton withdraws as Democratic VP candidate
1973 - ABA Virginia Squires trade Julius Erving to NY Nets
1973 - Delta Airlines DC-9 crashes in fog at Logan Airport, Boston, killing all but one of 89 aboard. Lone survivor dies 6 months later
1973 - Frank Hayes scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v WI as England lose
1976 - Seychelles Independence (Independence day)
1976 - Waldemar Cierpinski runs Olympic marathon (2:09:55.0)
1977 - Debbie Austin wins LPGA Pocono Northeast Golf Classic
1977 - E Henry Knoche, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1977 - John F Blake promoted from acting to deputy director of CIA
1978 - Gunman shoots his way into Iraqi Embassy in Paris
1978 - NY Yanks now 7½ out of 1st, picked up 7 games in previous 2 weeks
1978 - Pete Rose ties NL record hitting streak at 44
1979 - "But Never Jam Today" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 7 performances
1980 - John Phillips of Mamas & Papas is arrested on drug charges
1980 - Rangers snap Orioles pitcher Steve Stone's 14-game winning streak
1980 - Soyuz 37 crew returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 36
1980 - USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1981 - 42 day old, 2nd major league baseball strike ends
1981 - Arnette Hubbard installed as 1st woman president of Natl Bar Association
1982 - 46 kids & 7 adults die as 2 buses & several cars collide in France
1982 - Car/bus collision near Beaune, France, 53 die
1982 - Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria & France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)
1982 - USSR performs nuclear Test
1983 - 38th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Jan Stephenson
1983 - B Robinson, J Marichal, G Kell, & W Alston inducted into Hall of Fame
1983 - Dutch July avg temp is 20.1°C; warmest July since 1852
1984 - Leeza Gibbon's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight
1984 - US men's gymnastics team won team gold medal at LA Summer Olympics
1984 - Venz commandos terminate hijacking of an aircraft, 2 killed
1987 - "Living Daylights" premieres in US
1987 - Battle between Iranian pilgrims & Saudi-Arabian troops, 402 killed
1987 - Eddie Murray hits his 300th HR
1987 - Guns & Roses song "Appetite for Destruction" is released
1987 - Oriole Eddie Murray hits his 299th & 300th career home runs
1987 - Rockwell International awarded contract to build a 5th shuttle
1987 - A rare, class F-4 tornado rips through Edmonton, Alberta, killing 27 people and causing $330 million in damage.
1988 - Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Greater Washington Golf Open
1988 - Jose Canseco is 1st to hit 30 HRs in 1st 3 years
1988 - Last Playboy club closes (Lansing Michigan)
1988 - Miami Dolphins beat SF 49ers 27-21 in London
1988 - Willie Stargell became 200th man inducted in Baseball's Hall of Fame
1988 - 32 people are killed and 1,674 injured when a bridge at the Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal collapses in Butterworth, Malaysia.
1989 - Twins trade AL Cy Young Award winner Frank Viola to Mets
1990 - Bosnia-Hercegovina declares independence
1990 - Nolan Ryan becomes 20th major league pitcher to win 300 games
1991 - Russia & US sign long range nuclear weapons reduction pact
1991 - Senate votes to allow women to fly combat aircraft
1991 - The Medininkai Massacre in Lithuania. Soviet OMON attacks Lithuanian customs post in Medininkai, killing 7 officers and severely wounding one other.
1992 - Jeff Rouse swims world record/OR 100m backstroke (53.86 sec)
1992 - Kieren John Perkins swims world record/OR 1500m free style (14:43.4)
1992 - Tamas Darnyi swims world record/Olympics 200m backstroke (1:59.36)
1992 - Thai Airbus crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, 113 die
1992 - Yang Wenyi swims world record/OR 50m freestyle (24.79 sec)
1993 - A's trade Rickey Henderson to Blue Jays
1993 - Allman Bros guitarist Dickey Betts arrested for shoving 2 cops
1993 - Inkatha-arm forces killed 49 ANC-followers in Johannesburg
1993 - Prince Ronald "Ronnie" Mutebi crowned king of Uganda
1994 - 102.7°F (39.3°C) in Pleschen, East-Germany
1994 - 28th Curtis Cup: Draw, 9-9
1994 - Arcen Limburg averages 71.6°F (22.0°C) in July: record
1994 - Helen Alfredss wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship
1994 - Netherlands' warmest July since 1783 - average 21.4°C
1994 - Phil Rizzuto (Yanks) & Steve Carlton (Phils) enter the Hall of Fame
1994 - Sergei Bubka ploe vaults his 35th world record (6.14 m)
1994 - Stockholm averages 21.5°C; the warmest July since 1855
1994 - UN votes 12-0 (2 abstentions) to authorize use of force against Haiti
1997 - A's trade Mark McGwire to St Louis Cards
1999 - Discovery Program: Lunar Prospector - NASA intentionally crashes the spacecraft into the Moon, thus ending its mission to detect frozen water on the moon's surface.
2002 - Polaroid Corporation is purchased by One Equity Partners, creating a new company that now operates under the Polaroid Corporation name, launching a new era for Polaroid.
2006 - Fidel Castro hands over power temporarily to brother Raúl Castro. This leads to a celebration in Little Havana (La Pequeña Habana in Spanish), Miami, Florida, where many Cuban Americans participated.
2007 - Operation Banner, the presence of the British Army in Northern Ireland, and longest-running British Army operation ever, comes to an end.
2012 - Two car bombs kill 21 people in Baghdad, Iraq
2012 - A second power grid failure in two days leaves 670 million people in India without power
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Events 1 - 197 of 197
70 - Tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans
870 - Kings Charles the Bare & Louis the German divide Lutherans
936 - German king Otto I the Great crowned
1220 - Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.
1322 - Emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect
1509 - The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire.
1549 - France declares war on England
1567 - Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels, Belgium
1570 - Peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots
1579 - Cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory
1585 - Pope Sixtus excommunicates Hendri of Navarra (Henri IV)
Astronomer Tycho Brahe 1585 - John Davis enters Cumberland Sound in search of the Northwest Passage.
1605 - The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden.
1609 - Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope
1619 - Duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen
1647 - The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill - English Parliamentary forces defeat Irish forces.
1673 - Dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC
1700 - Denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty
1709 - 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)
Astronomer & Physicist Galileo Galilei 1758 - British troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg
1786 - US Congress adopts silver dollar & decimal system of money
1786 - Jacques Balmat & Michel Paccard are 1st to climb to top of Mont Blanc
1788 - King Louis XVI calls French States & Generals together
1793 - The insurrection of Lyon occurs during the French Revolution.
1794 - Joseph Whidbey and George Vancouver lead an expedition to search for the Northwest Passage near Juneau, Alaska.
1796 - Boston African Society establishes with 44 members
1809 - 70 disciples of Gaon of Vilnius, arrive in Palestine
1814 - Peace negotiations begin in Ghent, Belgium
1816 - Bavaria joins Holy Alliance
1829 - French government of De Polignac forms
1831 - Battle of Hasselt - Dutch army drives out Belgian Army
1839 - Beta Theta Pi is founded in Oxford, Ohio.
1843 - Natal (in South Africa) is made a British colony
1844 - Brigham Young chosen Mormon Church head following Joseph Smith death
1853 - Russian fleet appears at Nagasaki, Japan
1854 - Smith & Wesson patents metal bullet cartridges
1860 - Queen of Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) arrives in NYC
1863 - American Civil War: Tennessee's "military" Governor Andrew Johnson frees his personal slaves. During the early 20th century, the day was celebrated by blacks in Tennessee as a holiday.
1864 - Comet C/1864 N1 (Tempel) approaches within 0.0964 AUs of Earth
1864 - Red Cross forms in Geneva
1864 - Union troops/fleet occupy Fort Gaines, Alabama
1868 - Earthquake destroyes Arica, Chile
1870 - Magic (US) defeats Cambria (England) in 2nd running of America's Cup
1870 - The Republic of Ploieşti, a failed Radical-Liberal rising against Domnitor Carol of Romania.
1876 - Dan O'Leacy completes 500 mile walk in 139h32m
Inventor Thomas Edison 1876 - Thomas Edison patents mimeograph
1882 - Snow falls on Lake Michigan
1900 - 1st Davis Cup tennis competition, named after Dwight Filley Davis, began at Longwood Cricket Club in Mass, & won by US 2 days later
1902 - 2nd Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in New York (3-2)
1903 - 3rd Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Boston (4-1)
1903 - In 11th an old black ball is put into play against Cleve, Tigers' Nap Lajoie protests ignored, he hurls ball out of park & forfeits game
1910 - The US Army installs the first tricycle landing gear on the Army's Wright Flyer.
1911 - The millionth patent is filed in the United States Patent Office by Francis Holton for a tubeless vehicle tire.
1911 - Public Law 62-5 sets the number of representatives in the United States House of Representatives at 435. The law would come into effect in 1913.
1913 - Richard Corfields "Camel Corps" opens "Mad Mullah" in Burao Somalia
1914 - 3rd pole expedition Ernest Shackleton "Endurance"
1914 - French troops under Gen Bonneau occupy Mulhouse at Elzas
1914 - Montenegro declares war on Germany
1916 - A's set AL record with 19th consecutive loss on road
1918 - Canada/Australian/British breakthrough with 600 tanks at Amiens
1918 - 6 US soldiers are surrounded by Germans in France, Alvin York is given command & shoots 20 Germans & captures 132 more
1919 - Treaty of Rawalpindi, British recognise Afghanistan's independence
1920 - Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes
1922 - Italian general strike broken by fascist terror
1922 - Pirates set record of 46 hits in a doubleheader (against Phillies)
1924 - British-Russian trade agreement signed
1925 - 1st national march of Ku Klux Klan (200,000) in Washington, DC
1929 - German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight
1929 - Salem Oregon airport dedicated
1930 - St Louis Cards are 12 games back in NL, & go on to win pennant
1931 - Wash Senator Bob Burke no-hits Boston Red Sox, 5-0
1937 - Bonneville Dam on Columbia River begins producing power
1938 - Great Trek Centenary Celebrations commence; the Great Trek was a migration involving Boers leaving the Cape Colony and settling in the interior of South Africa
1940 - 31 German aircraft shot down over England
1940 - The "Aufbau Ost" directive is signed by Wilhelm Keitel.
1941 - 20 divisions of Russian 6th/12th Army surrender at Oeman
1942 - "Monty" appointed commander of British 8th Army at Alamein
1942 - 6 convicted Nazi saboteurs who landed in US executed in Washngton, DC
1942 - British corvette HMS Dianthus sinks U-379
1942 - Russian anti-offensive of Voronezh under marshal Timosjenko
1943 - Common Chiefs of staff meet in Quebec
1943 - US amphibians land at St Agata on North coast of Sicily
1943 - Vegetables & fruit rationed in Holland
1944 - Canada/Polish troops occupy Cramesnil/Secqueville/Cintheaux/St-Aignan
1944 - US 15th Army corps occupies Le Mans
1945 - England & Australian Services draw 4th Victory Test
33rd US President Harry Truman 1945 - President Harry Truman signs the UN Charter
1945 - US, USSR, Britain & France sign Treaty of London, set down procedures for Nuremberg trials
1945 - USSR declares war against Japan in WW II
1945 - USSR establishes a communist government in North Korea
1946 - India agrees to give Bhutan 32 sq miles
1946 - Dreyfuss family, owners of Pittsburgh Pirates since 1900, sells club to Frank McKinney & John Galbreath for $25 million
1946 - First flight of the Convair B-36.
1947 - Pakistan's National Flag is approved.
1948 - "Hold It!" opens at National Theater NYC for 46 performances
1949 - Bhutan, land of Dragon, becomes an independent monarchy
Swimmer Florence Chadwick 1950 - Florence Chadwick swims English Channel (13:23)
1950 - Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA All-American Golf Open
1952 - Syngman Ree re-elected president of South-Korea
1953 - Russia's Georgi Malenkov reports possession of hydrogen bomb
1953 - US & South Korea initial a mutual security pact
1955 - Fidel Castro forms "July 26th Movement"
1955 - Geneva conference held to discuss peaceful uses of atomic energy
1956 - Fire & explosion kill 263 miners at Marcinelle, Belgium
1956 - WDIQ (now KMCT) TV channel 2 in Dozier, AL (PBS) begins
1957 - USSR offers Syria economic/military aid
Cuban President Fidel Castro 1960 - "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini" hits #1
1960 - Ivory Coast declares independence
1960 - South Kasai secedes from the Congo.
1960 - Charges against 53 of the 76 Africans detained after the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa are dropped
1961 - Ham Tigercats (CFL) beat Buff Bills (NFL) 38-21 in Hamilton, Ontario
1961 - Verne Gagne beats Gene Kiniski in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ
1963 - Great Train Robbery in England, £2.6 million ($7.3 million)
1963 - Kingsmen release "Louie, Louie", radio stations label it obscene
1963 - LA Dodgers F Howard & B Skowron are 3rd to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1963 - Verne Gagne beats Fritz Von Erich in Amarillo, to become NWA champ
1964 - "110 in the Shade" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 330 perfs
1964 - Dutch Opera forms in Amsterdam
1964 - Rolling Stones 1st Dutch concert
1965 - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Milwaukee Golf Open
1965 - Singapore leaves Malaysian Federation
1966 - South Arican Broadcasting bans Beatles (Lennon's anti-Jesus remark)
1967 - Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore & Thailand meet to form Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
1968 - Jarry Park is approved by Mayor Jean Drapeau for interim use by Expos
1968 - Race riot in Miami, Florida
1968 - Republican convention in Miami Beach nominates Richard Nixon for president
1970 - NY Yankees honor Casey Stengel, retiring his number 37 (BTG was there)
1971 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1971 - Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Pepsi Golf Open
1972 - NY Yanks sign 30-year lease to play in remodeled Yankee Stadium
1973 - US vice-president Spiro T Agnew says reports he took kickbacks are "damned lies" from government contracts in Maryland. He vowed not to resign (Right!)
1974 - US President Richard Nixon announces he'll resign his office 12PM Aug 9
1975 - Hank Williams Jr. falls off the side of Ajax Peak in Montana
1976 - Chicago White Sox suit up in shorts
1977 - Maurine Stuart, ordained as Zen priest by Eido Tai Shimano Roshi
1977 - Texas Rangers turn their 1st triple play (vs A's)
1978 - Pioneer-Venus 2 with 5 atmospheric probes launched toward Venus
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein 1979 - Iraqi President Saddam Hussein executes 22 political opponents
1980 - LBV Conference Center & Club Lake Villas open
1981 - At a summit South African Trade Unions resolve to defy apartheid and labour laws
1982 - 64th PGA Championship: Ray Floyd shoots a 272 at Southern Hills Tulsa
1982 - Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
1983 - Brig Gen Efrain Rios Montt deposed as president of Guatemela
1983 - Jury in KC, Mo, awards TV anchorwoman Christine Craft $500,000 in sex discrimination suit against KMBC-TV (later overturned)
1983 - Military coup in Guatemala, Pres Rios Montt flees
1984 - "Rink" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 204 performances
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis 1984 - Carl Lewis wins 3rd (200m) of 4 gold medals in Summer
1984 - Milwaukee 10-game losing streak ends
1985 - Baseball's new agreement permits 2 new NL teams in 1993
1985 - Japan launches Planet A, a probe to Halley's comet
1986 - Record 3 grandslams in a game-(Harrah-Tex, Sheets & Dwyer-Orioles)
1986 - Altaf Hussain's address at Nishtar Park Karachi, announcing the establishment of the MQM political movement.
1987 - Brewers' Rob Deer struck-out 5 times in a game
1987 - Lynne Cox became 1st to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait
1987 - Pakistan all out 708 v England at The Oval, Botham 3-217
1988 - -11] Army in Rangoon shoots on students, 5-10,000 killed
Golfer Gary Player 1988 - 9th US Seniors Golf Open: Gary Player
1988 - Angola, Cuba & South Africa sign cease fire treaty
1988 - Discovery of most distant galaxy (15 * 10 ^ 12 light yrs) announced
1988 - Duchess of York gives birth to 6 lb 12 oz baby girl
1988 - Goose Gossage registers career save #300
1988 - Jennifer Levin's parents file $25M suit against Dorrian Red Hand Bar
1988 - Jose Canseco becomes 11th to get 30 HRs & 30 steals in a season
1988 - Matt Biondi swims US record 200m freestyle (1:47.72)
1988 - Minnesota Twins pull 2nd triple-play of year & beat Cleve 6-2
1988 - Renovated Central Park Zoo reopens after 4 years
1988 - Russian troops begin pull out of Afghanistan after 9 year war
1988 - US Secretary of State Shultz narrowly escapes assassin attempt in Bolivia
1988 - South Africa declares cease-fire in Angola
1988 - Temperature hits high of 88 deg F on 8/8/88 in NYC
1988 - Cubs & Phillies attempt to play 1st night game ever at Wrigley Field but are rained out in 4th inning with Chicago leading, 3-1
1988 - Cease fire between Iran & Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war
1988 - The "8888 Uprising" occurs in Burma.
1989 - US space shuttle STS-28 launched
1990 - Balt Orioles pull their 10th triple play (1-6-3 vs Oakland)
1990 - Carlton Fisk ties Johnny Bench hitting 327 HRs as a catcher
1990 - Iraq annexes Kuwait as its 19th province
1990 - Pete Rose begins 5-ms prison term at Marion (IL) Federal prison camp
1991 - Billy Preston charged with exhibiting pornography to a minor
1991 - Carlos Santana pleads no contest to marijuana possession charge
1991 - Gary Oldman, actor (State of Grace), arrested for drunk driving
1991 - Shi'ite Muslims release British hostage John McCarthy
1991 - With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)
1991 - The Warsaw radio mast, at one time the tallest construction ever built, collapses.
1992 - Lou Whitaker hits his 200th career HR
1993 - Dana Lofland wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic Dormann at Stratton Mt
1993 - Tropical storm Bret ravages Venezuela, about 100 killed
1995 - Jeff King of Pirates is 16th NL player to HR twice in one inning
1997 - Mariners Randy Johnson strikes out 19 Chicago White Sox
2000 - Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor.
2007 - An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York State, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.
2008 - Georgian invasion into South Ossetia. Begin of five-day war between Georgia and Russia.
2012 - China announces that it plans to close 23 rare earth mines and up to 50 smelting companies
2012 - 16 people are killed from flooding from heavy rain in Manilla, Philippines
2013 - 28 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan
2013 - 14 people are killed by a bomb explosion in Nangarhar, Afghanistan
2013 - 4 people are killed and 4 are wounded in a shooting spree in Dallas, Texas
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3114 BC - According to the Lounsbury correlation, the start of the Mayan calendar
523 - St John I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1099 - Raniero elected as Pope Paschal II
1326 - Aradia de Toscano, according to legend/folklore, is initiated into a Dianic witchcraft cult and subsequently founds the tradition of Stregheria, later known as the Malandanti.
1415 - King Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River
1516 - The Treaty of Noyon between France and Spain is signed. Francis recognises Charles's claim to Naples, and Charles recognises Francis's claim to Milan.
1521 - Spanish conquistadors under Hernán Cortés capture Aztec Emperor Cuauhtémoc in Tenochtitlan marking the end of the Aztec Empire
1536 - Buddhist monks from Kyōto's Enryaku Temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout Kyoto in the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance. (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1536).
The Last Aztec Emperor Cuauhtémoc 1553 - Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic.
1578 - Duke Frans of Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands
1608 - John Smith's story of Jamestown's first days submitted for publication
1624 - Cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister of France by Louis XIII
1630 - Ferdinand II dismisses supreme commander Albrecht von Wallenstein
1642 - Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap
1645 - Sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro
1651 - Litchfield, CT, founded
1695 - -15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels
1696 - State of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor
1704 - French & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany
French Enlightenment Philosopher Voltaire 1732 - Voltaire's "Zaire" premieres in Paris
1740 - Hunger strike in Rotterdam
1784 - British parliament accepts India Act
1788 - Prussia joins Anglo-Dutch alliance to form Triple Alliance to prevent spread of Russo-Swedish War of 1788-90
1792 - Revolutionaries imprison French royals including Marie Antoinette
1799 - British fleet under Lord Seymour overthrows Suriname
1814 - Cape of Good Hope formally ceded to British by the Dutch
1814 - Treaty of London-Netherland stops transporting slaves
1864 - Battle of Deep Bottom VA (Strawberry Plains) & Fussell's Mill VA
1868 - Earthquakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador)
Queen of France Marie Antoinette 1876 - The Bayreuth Festspielhaus opens with the first complete performance of Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle
1881 - Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolese monarch
1886 - John A. Macdonald uses a silver hammer to pound a gold spike, officially completing the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway in British Columbia
1889 - William Gray patents coin-operated telephone
1892 - US black newspaper "Afro-American" begins publishing from Baltimore
1898 - US forces under George Dewey captures Manila during Spanish-Amer war
1902 - England beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory
Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald 1906 - Black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas
1906 - Cub's Pitcher Jack Taylor ends a string of completing 202 games (187 complete, 15 relief) by Dodgers in 3rd inning
1907 - 1st taxicab (NYC)
1908 - Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team
1908 - Kind Edward VII of Great Britain meets with Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria at Ischl; the King tries to persuade the Emperor to advise Germany against aggressive (anti-British) policies
1910 - Dodgers & Pirates play to 8-8 tie, both have 38 at bats, 13 hits, 12 assists, 2 errors, 5 strikeouts, 3 walks, 1 pass ball & 1 hit by pitch
1913 - Otto Witte, a German acrobat and fantasist, is purportedly crowned King of Albania.
1913 - Invention of stainless steel by Harry Brearley, Sheffield, England
1914 - -14] German army occupies forts at Liege
1914 - Carl Wickman begins Greyhound, the 1st US bus line, in Minnesota
1914 - France declares war on Austria-Hungary
1917 - Phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves
1918 - Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany.
1919 - British troops open fire on demonstrators in Amritsar, India; killing 350
1919 - Man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga)
1920 - 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio
1921 - Simon Kaufman & Marc Connelly's "Dulcy" premieres in NYC
1923 - Gustav Stresemann becomes premier of German coalition government
1923 - Turkish National Congress selects Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Pasja as president
1923 - US Steel Corp initiates 8-hour work day
1928 - Soviet Union Spartacan Games begins
1931 - Cin Red Tony Cuccinello goes 6 for 6
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler 1932 - Hitler refuses President Von Hindenburg's proposal to become vice-chancellor of Germany
1932 - Yankee pitcher Red Ruffing homers & wins game 1-0 in 10 tying
1933 - 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee
1933 - Jacques van Egmond becomes world champion amateur cyclist
1935 - Transcontinental Roller Derby begins (Chicago Coliseum)
1937 - Japanese attack at the beinnging of the Battle of Shanghai during Second Sino-Japanese War. Involves nearly 1 million troops
1939 - Yankees set AL shutout margin with 21-0 victory over A's
1939 - Sabotage suspected in crash of 'City of San Francisco'
Nazi Politician Hermann Goering 1940 - Hermann Goering's "Adler Tag" (Eagle day) ;45-48 German aircraft shot down over Southern England (Battle of Britain)
1941 - Red army evacuates Smolensk
1943 - Red army recaptures Spas-Demensk
1944 - British 8th Army occupies Florence
1944 - Generals Montgomery/Dempsey/Bradley discuss naderende breakthrough
1944 - Jackie Gleason-Les Tremayne show premieres on NBC radio
1946 - Britain diverts illegal immigrants bound for Palestine to Cyprus
1948 - Satchel Paige at 42, pitches his 1st major league complete game
1950 - Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship
33rd US President Harry Truman 1950 - US President Harry Truman gives military aid to Vietnamese regime of Bao-Dai
1951 - Great Britain & Iraq sign new oil contract
1953 - 4-5 million French go on strike against economizations
1953 - US President Dwight Eisenhower establishes Government Contract Compliance Committee
1953 - US General Omar Bradley becomes US chief of staff
1954 - 21st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Detroit 31, All-Stars 6 (93,470)
1955 - Larry Doby's ends AL record of 167 errorless games in outfield
1956 - WBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
1958 - Indians' right fielder Rocky Colavito makes his pitching debut, hurling 3 hitless innings, Detroit 3, Cleveland 2
1959 - US Military satellite Discoverer 5 launched (into polar orbit)
1960 - Central African Republic & Chad proclaim independence from France
1960 - USSR withdraws advisors from China
1960 - The first two-way conversation via satellite is undertaken using Echo 1
1961 - Construction of the Berlin Wall begins in East Germany
1961 - Louise Suggs wins LPGA Kansas City Golf Open
1962 - Bert Campaneris of Daytona Beach (FSL) pitches ambidextrously
1963 - US Customs agents confiscate 21 gold coins from Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas
1963 - Warren Spahn sets left-hander strike out mark at 2,382
1964 - 1st broadcast by Trans World Radio on Bonaire
1967 - WQLN TV channel 54 in Erie, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1969 - Balt Oriole Jim Palmer no-hits Oakland A's, 8-0
1969 - Temp Commissioner Bowie Kuhn elected for 7-year term by unanimous vote
1971 - Paul & Linda McCartney release "Back Seat of My Car"
1972 - Dutch KRO-TV transmits 440th & last episode of "Bonanza"
1972 - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Pabst Ladies Golf Classic
1975 - Viv Richards out for 291 v England at Cricket Oval
1977 - 1st test glide of space shuttle
1977 - Randy Bachman quits BTO, they disband
1978 - Bomb attack in Beirut, 175 killed
1978 - Judy wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic Rankin
1978 - Yanks score 5 runs in top of 7th. but rain causes game to be halted & thus score goes back to previous inning, Balt wins 3-0
1979 - Lou Brock, is 14th to get 3,000 hits
1980 - Suriname president Johan Ferrier ousted
1980 - Tatyana Kazankina of USSR sets 1.5k woman's record (3:52.47) in USSR
1981 - Last broadcast of "The Waltons" on CBS-TV
1981 - Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 200m butterfly (2:05.96)
1984 - Morocco & Libya sign "Arabic-African Union" treaty
1986 - KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KBLX (now KBFN)
1987 - Cards outfield sets record of no putouts in a 4-2 in 13 inning
1987 - Jackie Joyner-Kersee ties world record with 24'5½" jump
1988 - Boston Red Sox win AL record 24 straight home games
1988 - Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit opens
1988 - US beats Jamacia 5-1 in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1988 - Ronald J Dossenbach sets world record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver, BC to Halifax, NS in 13 days, 15 hr, 4 min
1989 - 2 hot-air balloons crash at Alice Springs, Australia, 13 killed
1989 - 71st PGA Championship: Payne Stewart shoots 276 at Kemper Lakes GC Ill
1989 - US space shuttle STS-28 lands
1991 - Michael Ray Barrowman swims world record 200m breaststroke (2:10.60)
1991 - Test Cricket debut of Mike Whitney for Australia versus England at Old Trafford
1991 - US Vice-President Dan Quayle makes a speech attacking lawyers
MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson 1993 - Blue Jay Rickey Henderson pays Turner Ward $25,000 for his #24
1993 - Hotel in Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand, collapses, 114 killed
1993 - US Court of Appeals rules congress must save all E-Mail
1994 - Train crash in Tbilisi Georgia, 24 killed
1995 - 77th PGA Championship: Steve Elkington shoots a 267 at Riviera Calif
1995 - Beth Daniels wins LPGA PING Welch's Golf Championship
1996 - Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 3.0
1997 - Boston Red Sox trade Mike Stanley back to the NY Yankees
1997 - SD Padres trade Rickey Henderson to Anaheim Angels
1997 - South Park's first episode is aired.
2004 - 156 Congolese Tutsi refugees massacred at the Gatumba refugee camp in Burundi.
2004 - Black Friday crackdown by NSS on a peaceful protest in the capital city of Maldives, Malé.
2004 - Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 storm, strikes Punta Gorda, Florida and devastates the surrounding area.
2012 - Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus is stripped of her shot-put gold medal after failing a drugs test
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Events 1 - 197 of 197
2 - Venus and Jupiter in conjunction - possible astrological explanation for Star of Bethlehem
573 - Gregory of Tours selected bishop of Tours
636 - Battle at Yarmuk: Moslems beat Byzantines [or August 15]
917 - Battle at Anchialus: Bulgaria army counter attacks Byzantines
1000 - The foundation of the Hungarian state, Hungary is established as a Christian kingdom by Stephen I of Hungary.
1191 - Crusader King Richard I kills 3,000 muslim prisoners in Akko
1391 - Konrad von Wallenrode becomes the 24th Hochmeister of the Teutonic Order.
1534 - Turkish admiral Chaireddin "Barbarossa" occupies Tunis
1566 - Iconoclasm reaches Antwerp, Belgium
1597 - 1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East
1604 - Spanish garrison of Sluis surrenders to count Maurice
King Richard the Lionheart 1619 - 1st Black slaves brought by Dutch to colony of Jamestown Virginia
1641 - England & Scotland sign Treaty of Pacification
1648 - Battle of Lens: French duke d'Enghien defeats Spaniards
1672 - Former Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis are brutally murdered by an angry mob in The Hague.
1741 - Alaska discovered by Danish explorer Vitus Bering
1745 - Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle, Scotland
1781 - George Washington begins to move his troops south to fight Cornwallis
1794 - Gen Mad Anthony Wayne defeated the Indians at Fallen Timbers Ohio
1795 - Joseph Haydn returns to Vienna from England
First US President George Washington 1828 - Gioacchino Rossini's opera "Le Comte Ory" premieres in Paris
1856 - Wilberforce University forms in Ohio
1861 - Skirmish at Jonesboro, MO
1864 - 8th/last day of battle at Deep Bottom Run Va (about 3,900 casualties)
1865 - President Andrew Johnson proclaims an end to "insurrection" in Texas
1866 - President Andrew Johnson formally declares Civil War over
1879 - Government Kappeijne of Coppello resigns
1882 - Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" opens in Moscow
1888 - Longest US men's single tournament match Palmer Presbrey defeats T S Tailer, 19-21, 8-6, 6-1, 6-4, an 80-game 1st-round contest
Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1892 - The Transvaal National Union, a political organisation, is set up with J. Tudhope as president
1893 - Shechita (ritual slaughtering) prohibited in Switzerland
1895 - Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Norwood Builder" (BG)
1896 - Dial telephone patented
1900 - Great Britain beats France in cricket in Olympic Games
1900 - Japan's primary school law is amended to provide for four years of mandatory schooling.
1901 - The Fawcett Commission visits Mafeking concentration camp in Cape Colony
1905 - Sun Yat-sen, Chinese revolutionary, forms the first chapter of T'ung Meng Hui, a union of all secret societies determined to bringing down the Manchus
1908 - Congo Free State becomes Belgian Congo
1908 - America's Great White Fleet arrives in Sydney, Australia, to be greeted with a tremendous welcome; 221 American sailors desert to remain in Australia
1910 - US supported opposition brings down Madriz in Nicaragua
1912 - Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect
1912 - Wash Senator Carl Cushion no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0 in 6 innings
1913 - 1st pilot to parachute from an aircraft (Adolphe Pégoud, France)
1913 - Piotr Nesterow 1st flight (Kiev Ukraine)
1914 - German General von Bulow executes 211 Belgians
1914 - -24] Battle of Bounderies: Lorraine, Ardennen, Sambre & Meuse, Mons
1914 - Battle at Gumbinnen, East-Prussia: Russians beat Germans
1914 - Battle at Morhange: German troops chase French, killing thousands
1914 - Bavarian troops kill 50 inhabitants of Nomeny, France
1914 - German army captured Brussels as the Belgian army retreated to Antwerp
1915 - White Sox obtain Joe Jackson from Cleve in exchange for Robert Roth, Larry Chappell, Ed Klepfer, & $31,500
1918 - Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I
1919 - Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for a .505 avg)
1920 - 1st US commercial radio station, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit begins daily broadcasting
1920 - Allen Woodring wins Oympic 200 m dash wearing borrowed shoes
1920 - Israel publishes its first medical journal "Ha-Refuah"
1920 - Preliminary meeting in Akron to form American Pro Football League
1920 - Red Sox-Indians game postponed in Boston to allow Indian players to attend Ray Chapman's funeral in Cleveland
1921 - 35th US Women's Tennis: Molla Mallory beats M Browne (4-6 6-4 6-2)
1922 - 1st world championship athletics for women, held in Paris
1923 - London dock strike ends
1925 - WJR-AM in Detroit MI begins radio transmissions
1926 - Uprising against Rezā Shāh Pahlavi in Iran
1926 - Japan's public broadcasting company, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai(NHK) is established.
1929 - 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed
1930 - Bradman scores 232 in 5th Test Cricket at The Oval
1930 - Dumont's 1st TV broadcast for home reception (NYC)
1931 - 45th US Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats Eileen Whitingstall (6-4 6-1)
1934 - Ponsford out for 266 in his final Test Cricket match
1935 - Miltary coup by General Pons & president Ibarra in Ecuador
Baseball Player Lou Gehrig 1938 - Lou Gehrig hits record 23rd & last grand slam
1939 - 1st black bowling league formed (National Bowling Assoc)
1939 - Russian offensive under General Zjoekov against Japanese invasion in Mongolia
1940 - 1st Polish squadrons fight along allies in the Battle of Britain
1940 - British PM Churchill says of Royal Air Force, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"
1941 - Police raid 11th district of Paris, takes 4,000+ Jewish males
1942 - Dim-out regulations implemented in SF
1944 - "Anna Lucasta" opens on Broadway
1944 - 26th PGA Championship: Bob Hamilton at Manito G & CC Spokane Wash
1944 - Gen de Gaulle returns to France
1944 - Russian offensive at Jassy & Kisjinev
1944 - US & British forces destroy German 7th Army at Falaise-Argentan Gap
1945 - Dodgers Tommy Brown, 17, is youngest player to hit a HR
1945 - Robert Hamilton wins PGA golf tournament
1945 - Russian troops occupy Harbin & Mukden
1945 - Tommy Brown, Bkln Dodger becomes youngest HR hitter (17)
1947 - Boston Braves hit a million attendance for 1st time
1947 - Turner Caldwell in D-558-I sets aircraft speed record, 1131 kph
1948 - 15th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Cards 28, All-Stars 0 (101,220)
1948 - US expels Soviet Consul General in New York, Jacob Lomakin
1949 - 78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland
1949 - Hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution
Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin 1952 - Stalin meets Chou Enlai
1953 - General Fazlollah Zahedi arrests premier Mossadeq of Persia
1953 - Russia publicly acknowledges hydrogen bomb test detonation
1955 - 1st airplane to exceed 1800 mph (2897 kph)-HA Hanes, Palmdale Ca
1955 - Hundreds killed in anti-French rioting in Morocco & Algeria
1956 - Republicans convene at Cow Palace
1957 - "Simply Heavenly" opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 62 performances
1957 - Chicago White Sox Bob Keegan no-hits Wash Senators, 6-0
1957 - USAAF balloon breaks an altitude record at 102,000' (310,896 m)
1957 - White Sox Bob Keegan no-hits Senators 6-0
1958 - Cubs use 1st baseman Dale Long as their 1st lefty catcher since 1906
1958 - Dale Long becomes 1st major league lefty catcher in 52 years
1958 - Detroit Tiger Jim Bunning no-hits Boston Red Sox, 3-0
1959 - Belgium shortens military conscription to 12 months
1960 - Senegal breaks from Mali federation, declaring independence
1960 - USSR recovers 2 dogs, 1st living organisms to return from space
1961 - Phillies set then dubious record of 23 straight loses, beat Braves
1961 - East Germany begins erecting 5' high wall along the border with the west to replace the barbed wire put up Aug 13
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1964 - US President Johnson signs Economic Opportunity Act, an anti-poverty measure totaling nearly $1 billion
1964 - Rex Sellers bowls 5-1-17-0 v India in only Test Cricket innings
MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra 1964 - Yankee Phil Linz plays harmonica on bus despite Yogi Berra's orders
1965 - Rolling Stones release their single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (their 1st #1 US hit) in the UK
1965 - Eddie Mathews & Hank Aaron (1954-65) pass Babe Ruth-Lou Gehrig hitting 772 HRs while playing together on the same team
1966 - Beatles pelted with rotten fruit during Memphis concert
1967 - Alvin Dark (52-69) is fired, rehired, & fired again as manager of A's
1967 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
1968 - 650,000 Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia
1968 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Baseball Player Hank Aaron 1969 - 69 cm rainfall in Nelson County, Virginia (state record)
1970 - -21] Hurricane Dorothy, kills 42 in Martinique
1971 - FBI begins covert investigation of journalist Daniel Schorr
1972 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Ladies Golf Open
1972 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1974 - Brooklyn pitcher Dan Bankhead is 1st black to homer in his 1st at bat
1974 - Nelson Rockefeller selected US Vice President by President Ford
1974 - Nolan Ryan pitch measured at record 161.6 kph (100.4 mph)
38th US President Gerald Ford 1974 - Gerald Ford assumes office of US President after Richard Nixon's resignation
1975 - Il-62 crashes south of Damascus, Syria, killing 126
1975 - Viking 1 launched to orbit around Mars, soft landing
1977 - NASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune
1978 - Gunmen open fire on an Israeli El Al Airline bus in London
1978 - Mark Vinchesi of Amherst Mass keeps a frisbee aloft 15.2 seconds
1978 - Sandra Post wins LPGA Lady Stroh's Golf Open
1978 - Tatyana Providokhina runs female world record 1k (2:30.6)
1979 - India premier Charan Singh resigns
1979 - Singer Vikki Carr & Michael Nilsson wed
1979 - The East Coast Main Line rail route between England and Scotland is restored when the Penmanshiel Diversion opens.
1980 - Mt Everest climbed by Italian Reinhold Messner, alone
1980 - NY Yankee Bob Watson hits Seattle Kingdome speaker, 2nd straight day
1980 - Pitts Omar Moreno steals record 70 bases for 3rd consecutive season
1980 - Reinhold Messner of Italy is 1st to solo ascent Mt Everest
1980 - Cleve Dan Spillner, 545 ERA, is 2 outs from a no-hitter when White Sox rookie Leo Sutherland singles
1980 - UN Security Council condemns (14-0, US abstains) Israeli declaration that all of Jersualem is its capital
1982 - Don Lever becomes 1st captain of NJ Devils
1982 - US marines land in Beirut Lebanon
1983 - Miss National Teen-Ager
1983 - The South African anti-apartheid umbrella organization, United Democratic Front (UDF) is launched at Rocklands Community Centre in Cape Town, South Afrca
1985 - 1st NL pitcher to strike out 200+ in 1st 2 seasons (Dwight Gooden)
1985 - Israel ships 96 TOWs to Iran on behalf of US
1985 - Libya throws out 1000s Tunisian/Egyptian gas workers
1985 - Met Dwight Gooden strikes out 16 on way to his 13th consecutive win
1985 - Hanspeter Beck of South Australia, finishes a 3,875 mile, 51 day trip from Western Australia to Melbourne on a unicycle
1986 - Postal worker Patrick Sherrill shot 14 fellow workers dead in Edmond, Oklahoma
1986 - Phils Don Carmen perfect game bid is broken in 9th
1988 - 6.5 earthquake strikes India/Nepal, 1,000s killed
1988 - Yordanka Donkova of Bulgaria sets 100m hurdle woman's record (12.21)
1988 - "Black Saturday" of the Yellowstone fire in Yellowstone National Park
1988 - Peru becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
1989 - Dredger "Bow Belle" collides with pleasure boat "Marchioness" on the River Thames in central London; the "Marchioness" sinks in 30 seconds, drowning 51
MLB Third Baseman Howard Johnson 1989 - Howard Johnson joins Barry Bonds & Willie Mays to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases
1989 - Janet B Evans swims female world record 800m freestyle (8:16.22)
1989 - Said Aouita runs world record 3,000 m (7:29.45)
1990 - Gene Michael names NY Yankee VP/GM replacing Harding Peterson
1990 - George Steinbrenner steps down as NY Yankee owner
1990 - Iraq moves Western hostages to military installations (human shields)
1990 - NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 HRs (approx 132 at bat)
1991 - Norbert Rosza swims world record 100m breast stroke (1:01.29)
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino 1991 - Dolphin Dan Marino surpasses Joe Montana as the highest paid NFL player with a 5-year extension for $25 million
1991 - Estonia formally declares its independence from the USSR
1991 - The United Democratic Front, one of the most prominent anti-apartheid movements, comprising of over 400 workers', church, civic and student organisations, dissolves
1992 - England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs Pakistan, then world ODI record
1993 - Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
1993 - Howard Stern is fired from WLUP-AM, Chicago
1993 - Mother Teresa hospitalized with malaria
1993 - After rounds of secret negotiations in Norway, the Oslo Peace Accords are signed, followed by a public ceremony in Washington, D.C. the following month.
Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa 1994 - 109.8°F (43.2°C) in Cordoba Spain
1994 - Archbishop Quarracino wants all homosexuals to leave Argentina
1994 - Ferry boat sinks at Chandpur Bangladesh, 300-350 killed
1994 - Vuyani Bungu, the South African junior feartherweight, wins IBF World Boxing Title
1995 - "The Play's the Thing" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 75 performances
1995 - Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 37th consecutive save
1995 - Kerrie Webb wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open
1996 - India defeat Pakistan in Under-15 World Challenge Final at Lord's
1997 - Shelly Moore, 18, of Tenn, crowned 15th Miss Teen USA
1997 - Souhane massacre in Algeria; over 60 people are killed and 15 kidnapped.
1998 - The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Quebec cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government's approval.
1998 - U.S. embassy bombings: the United States military launches cruise missile attacks against alleged al-Qaida camps in Afghanistan and a suspected chemical plant in Sudan in retaliation for the August 7 bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. The al-Shifa pharmaceutical factory in Khartoum is destroyed in the attack.
Golfer Tiger Woods 2000 - 82nd PGA Championship: Tiger Woods shoots a 270 at Valhalla Golf Club
2002 - A group of Iraqis opposed to the regime of Saddam Hussein take over the Iraqi Embassy in Berlin for five hours before releasing their hostages and surrendering.
2006 - 88th PGA Championship: Tiger Woods shoots a 270 at Medinah Country Club
2008 - Spanair Flight 5022, from Madrid to Gran Canaria, skids off the runway and crashes at Barajas Airport. 146 people are killed in the crash, 8 more die afterwards. Only 18 people survive.
2012 - 20 people are killed in a riot in Caracas, Venezuela
2012 - South Africa become the top-ranked test cricket nation after defeating England
2013 - 9 Islamist militants are killed by Russian police in North Caucasus
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Events 1 - 137 of 137
1071 - Battle of Manzikert, Byzantine Armenia (modern Malazgirt, Turkey). Fought between Byzantine Empire and Seljuq Turks.
1278 - Battle of Marchfeld: Rudolf of Habsburg defeats Ottokar II
1303 - Ala ud din Khilji captures Chittorgarh.
1346 - Battle of Crécy, south of Calais in northern France; Edward III's English longbows defeat Philip VI's army, cannons used for first time in battle
1466 - A conspiracy against Piero di Cosimo de Medici in Florence, led by Luca Pitti, is discovered.
1498 - Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà.
1541 - Turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Buda and annexes Hungary
1545 - Pope Paul III names his son Pierluigi Farnese as Duke of Parma
1549 - Battle of Dussingdale, near Norwich: John Dudley, Earl of Warwick, defeats rebels and ends "John Kett's Rebellion"
Painter Michelangelo 1629 - Cambridge Agreement, Massachusetts Bay Company stockholders agree to emigrate
1634 - Battle at Nordlingen Bavarian: emperor Ferdinand II & Spain beat Sweden & German protestants
1641 - West India Company conquerors Sao Paulo de Loanda, Angola
1648 - People's uprising against Anna of Austria & Cardinal Mazarin
1652 - Battle of Plymouth: General-at-Sea George Ayscue of the Commonwealth of England attacked a convoy of the Dutch Republic commanded by Vice-Commodore Michiel de Ruyter. Dutch victory
1745 - Britan, Prussia & Hannover sign treaty
1748 - The first Lutheran denomination in North America, the Pennsylvania Ministerium, is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1778 - The first recorded ascent of Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia.
1791 - John Fitch granted US patent for his working steamboat
1794 - French troops occupy Lock
1843 - Charles Thurber patents a typewriter
1846 - Felix Mendelssohn's "Elijah" premieres
1846 - W A Bartlett appointed 1st US mayor of Yerba Buena (SF)
1858 - First news dispatch by telegraph.
1863 - Battle of Rocky Gap, WV (White Sulphur Springs)
1873 - First free kindergarten in the U.S. started by Susan Blow in Carondelet, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri
1874 - 16 blacks lynched in Tennessee
1894 - Netherlands Social-Democratic Worker's party (SDAP) forms
1895 - Electric central at Niagara Falls gives 1st steam
1896 - Armenian revolutionairy assault on Ottoman Bank Constantinople
1903 - Phillies walk 17 Dodgers in a game
Magician & Escape Artist Harry Houdini 1907 - Harry Houdini escapes from chains underwater at Aquatic Park in 57 sec
1909 - Frank Tarrant scores cricket 145 & 13-67 for Middlesex v Gloucs
1909 - Middlesex beat Gloucs (Bristol) by Inn & 31 in a single day
1912 - 32nd US Men's Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats W F Johnson (3-6 2-6 6-2 6-4 6-2)
1912 - Walter Johnson's 16-game winning streak ends
1913 - 33rd US Men's Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats R N Williams (6-4 5-7 6-3 6-1)
1914 - -9/10] Russian army attacks Austrian army in Galicia
1914 - Battle of Tannenberg - 8th German army defeats Russian Narev army
MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson 1915 - German troops overrun Brest-Litovsk, Russia
1916 - Phila A's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleve, 5-0
1916 - Yanks turn triple-play beating Browns 10-6
1918 - W Smith & F Bacon's "Lightnin'" premieres in NYC
1920 - Percy Fender (Surrey v Northants) scores 100 in 35 mins
1922 - Japanese cruiser Niitaka driven onto rocks in storm at Kamchatka, 284 killed
1924 - (August 13 Old Style) The Catastrophe of Smyrna, known as the Asia Minor Catastrophe to Greeks, occurs. The Ottoman army expels Greeks and other non-Turks from Asia Minor.
1929 - First US roller coaster built
1930 - Hack Wilson hits his 44th HR, breaks Chuck Klein's NL record
1933 - Jan van Houten bicycles world record time (44,588 km)
1935 - CCC camp opens in Brecksville Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks
1937 - Franco's troops conquer Santander
1937 - Pumping to build Treasure Island in SF Bay is finished
1938 - British leaders & Arabians fight in Palestine
1938 - Montreal Maroons dropped from NHL
1939 - 1st major league baseball telecast-Reds beat Bkln Dodgers (W2XBS NY)
1939 - Belgium mobilizes
1939 - Croatia gets autonomous status
1940 - RKC soccer team forms in Waalwijk
1940 - Chad is the first French colony to join the Allies under the administration of Félix Éboué, France's first black colonial governor.
1942 - 7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France
1942 - Japanse troops lands on New-Guinea, Milne Bay
1942 - Russian counter offensive begins in Moscow
1942 - Transport nr 24 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1944 - Bulgaria announces withdrawal & German troops are to be disarmed
1944 - De Gaulle marches along the Champs-Elysees
1944 - US 12nd Army Corps crosses river Seine East of Paris
1945 - Japanese diplomats board USS Missouri to receive instructions on Japan's surrender at the end of WW II
1947 - 1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat)
1950 - 39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1)
1951 - Jongbloed in Paris demonstrates artificial heart
1952 - Fluoridation of SF water begins
1955 - 1st color telecast (NBC) of a tennis match (Davis Cup)
1956 - KREY TV channel 10 in Montrose, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1956 - Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Denver Golf Open
1956 - Yankees announce purchase of outfielder Enos Slaughter from KC
1957 - USSR announces successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile
1961 - Official International Hockey Hall of Fame opens in Toronto
1962 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Salt Lake City Golf Open
1962 - Minnesota Twins Jack Kralick no-hits KC A's, 1-0
1963 - W I beat England 2-1 in series, 1st holders of Wisden Cricket Trophy
1964 - Italian Communist Party selects Luigi Longo as chairman
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson 1964 - LBJ nominated at Democratic convention in Atlantic City, NJ
1966 - Balt Orioles Roznovsky & B Powell are 4th to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1966 - KLOC (now KCSO) channel 42 in Charlotte, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
1967 - Beatles, Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
1967 - Dean Chance pitches a 2-1 no-hitter, & Twins sweep Cleveland
1967 - Dutch 2nd Chamber demands US stop bombing North Vietnam
1971 - Dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia
1971 - NY Giant football team announces they're leaving Bronx for NJ in 1975
1971 - Orioles' Don Buford struck out 5 times in a game
1972 - 20th Olympic games open at Munich German FR
Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher 1972 - Leo Durocher replaces Harry Walker as manager of Astros
1972 - NY Cosmos beat St Louis Stars, 2-1 to win NASL championship
1972 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1973 - David Eisenhower writes his last sports column
1973 - Sandra Palmer wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open
1973 - University of Texas (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing
1973 - 10-year-old Mary Boitano is 1st woman to win 6.8-mile Dipsea Race in Marin County, CA, beating a field of 1,500 runners
1974 - Guinee-Bissau becomes independent of Portugal
1974 - Soyuz 15 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3
1977 - Frank Martinus Arion forms Surinamese Writers group 77
1978 - Cardinal Albino Luciani of Venice becomes Pope John Paul I
1978 - Soyuz 31 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 East German) to Salyut 6
1979 - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
1980 - Pete Comita replaces Tom Peterson as bassist of Cheap Trick
1980 - John Birges plants a bomb at Harvey's Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada.
1981 - Space Shuttle vehicle moves to Launch Complex 39A for STS-2 mission
1981 - Voyager 2 takes photos of Saturn's moon Titan
1982 - NASA launches Telesat-F
1983 - Floods destroy most of the old town of Bilbao, Spain.
1984 - Betsy King wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
1984 - Tatyana Kazankina of USSR sets 3k woman record (8:22.62) in Leningrad
1984 - Zdena Silvaha (Cz) throws discus 74.55 m (women's world record)
MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray 1985 - Balt Oriole Eddie Murray knocks in 9 RBIs in a game vs California Angels
1985 - French government denies knowledge of attack on Rainbow Warrior
1986 - Rosa Mota wins Stuttgart female marathon (2:28:38)
1987 - Paul Molitor goes 0-for-4 ends hitting streak at 39 consecutive games
1988 - Mehran Karimi Nasseri arrives at Charles de Gaulle International Airport.
1989 - Trumbull Conn, is 1st US team since 1983 to win Little League WS
1990 - 2 slain college students found in Gainesville Florida
1990 - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Northgate Golf Classic
1990 - Bo Jackson hits 4th of 4 consecutive HRs
1991 - Royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0
1992 - "Anna Karenina" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 46 performances
1995 - Andrew Symonds hits 20 sixes in match for Gloucs v Glamorgan
1995 - Lara completes 7th Test Cricket century, 179 at The Oval
42nd US President Bill Clinton 1996 - President Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law, representing major shift in US welfare policy
1997 - Beni-Ali massacre in Algeria; 60-100 people killed.
1999 - Michael Johnson breaks the 400 metres world record with a time of 43.18 seconds.
2002 - Earth Summit 2002 begins in Johannesburg, South Africa.
2003 - The Columbia Accident Investigation Board releases its final reports on Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.
2008 - Russia unilaterally recognizes the independence of the former Georgian breakaway republics Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
2011 - The 787 Dreamliner, Boeing's all-new composite airliner, receives certification from the EASA and the FAA
2012 - 15 year-old New Zealand golfer, Lydia Ko, becomes the youngest LPGA Tour event winner and the first amateur winner since 1969
2012 - 36 people are killed in a bus crash in Yan'an, China
2012 - 17 villagers in Afghanistan's Kajaki district are beheaded by an unknown organization
2012 - A Legionella outbreak in Quebec City, Canada, kills 8 and infects 104
2013 - 25,000 applicants to the University of Liberia fail their university entrance examination
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36 BC - In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.
301 - San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world's oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.
590 - St Gregory I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1189 - Richard the Lionheart is crowned in Westminster. 30 Jews are massacred after the coronation - Richard ordered the perpetrators be executed.
1260 - Battle of Ain Djaloet, Palestine defeats Mongols army
1483 - Utrecht surrenders to Habsburg army
1543 - Cardinal Beaton replaces the Earl of Arran as regent for Queen Mary of Scotland
1632 - Battle of Nuremberg: Duke Wallenstein beats Sweden
1650 - Battle of Dunbar: England vs Scotland
1651 - Battle of Worcester-Oliver Cromwell destroys English royalists
English Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell 1658 - Richard Cromwell ("Tumbledown Dick") succeeds his father as Lord Protector of the Commonwealth
1683 - Turkish troops break through defense of Vienna
1697 - King William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick
1709 - 1st major group of Swiss/German colonists reaches NC/SC
1725 - Britain, France, Hannover & Prussia sign Covenant of Hannover
1731 - Willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Friesland
1752 - Britain and the British Empire (including the American colonies) adopt the Gregorian Calendar, losing 11 days. People riot thinking the government stole 11 days of their lives
1777 - Cooch's Bridge - Skirmish of American Revolutionary war in New Castle County, Delaware where the Flag of the United States was flown in battle for the first time.
1779 - Earl d'Orvilliers (French/Spanish Armada) sails back to Brest
1783 - Treaty of Paris signed (ending the American Revolutionary War)
1791 - French Constitution passed by French National Assembly
1798 - Weeklong battle of St. George's Caye began between Spanish and British off the coast of Belize.
1803 - English scientist John Dalton started using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements.
1826 - USS Vincennes leaves NY to become 1st warship to circumnavigate globe
1832 - Rebellious slaves set fire to Paramaribo Suriname
1833 - New York Sun begins publishing (1st daily newspaper)
Abolitionist Frederick Douglass 1838 - Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor
1849 - California State Constitutional Convention convenes in Monterey
1852 - Anti-Jewish riots break out in Stockholm, Sweden
1855 - Indian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under American General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village, killing 100 men, women, and children.
1861 - Confederate forces enter Kentucky, thus ending its neutrality
1864 - Battle of Berryville, VA
1864 - US, British, French & Dutch naval officer sails Straits of Simonoseki
1865 - Army commander in SC orders Freedmen's Bureau to stop seizing land
1874 - The congress of the state of México elevates Naucalpan to the category of Villa, with the title of "Villa de Juárez".
1878 - British passenger paddle steamer Princess Alice sunk in a collision on the River Thames with the collier Bywell Castle; 645 die
1881 - 1st US Men's Tennis: Richard D Sears beats William E Glyn (6-0 6-3 6-2)
1881 - Anton Bruckner completes his 6th Symphony
1882 - French/Vietnamese/Chinese battle at Hanoi, 100s die
1890 - Oliver S Campbell wins US Tennis Open
1891 - 11th US Men's Tennis: Oliver S Campbell beats C Hobart (2-6 7-5 7-9 6-1 6-2)
1891 - Cotton pickers organize union & stage strike in Texas
1891 - John Stephens Durham named US minister to Haiti
1895 - 1st pro football game played, Latrobe beats Jeanette 12-0 (Penn)
1900 - With a proclamation by General Lord Roberts, Britain annexes the Boer Republic of South Africa
1900 - Russian troops now control both sides of the Amur River on the Russo-Manchurian boundary
1901 - Boer General Smuts enters Kiba Drift in Cape Colony
1902 - Pittsburgh Pirates, win earliest pennent (full season)
1902 - Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Illustrious Client"
1903 - Resolute beats Shamrock III (England) in 13th America's Cup
1904 - St Louis Olympics closes
1906 - Phila Giants win Negro Championship Cup in Phila before 10,000 fans
1906 - Yanks win 2nd game on a forfeit over A's; 2nd forfeit win
1908 - James Barries "What Every Woman Knows" premieres in London
1911 - 31st US Men's Tennis: Wm A Larned beats Maurice E McLoughlin (6-4 6-4 6-2)
1912 - Arnold Schoenberg's "Funf Orchesterstucke" premieres
1912 - World's first cannery opens in England to supply food to the Royal Navy
1914 - British expeditionary army/general Lanrezacs army attack the Marne
1914 - Cardinal Giacome della Chiesa becomes Pope Benedict XV
1914 - French troops vacate Rheims
1914 - Prince Wilhelm von Wied leaves Albania
1914 - Lemburg capital of Galicia, is taken after a three-day battle in which the Russians rout the Austrians
1916 - Allies turned back Germans in Battle of Verdun
1917 - 1st night bombing of London by German aircraft
1917 - German troops overrun Riga, Latvia
1917 - Grover Cleveland Alexander pitches complete wins in a doubleheader
1917 - Utrecht soccer team Holland forms
1918 - 38th US Men's Tennis: R L Murray beats William T Tilden (6-3 6-1 7-5)
1918 - 5 soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot (or Camp Logan riot); in all 19 mutineers were executed.
1918 - Allies forced Germans back across Hindenburg Line
1921 - 16th Davis Cup: USA beats Japan in New York (5-0)
1921 - KPB, Communist Party of Belgium forms
1923 - Dorothys Donelly's "Poppy" premieres in NYC
1924 - Civil war breaks out in China (Gen Tsi moves to Shanghai)
1924 - L Stallings & M Anderson's "What Price Glory?" premieres in NYC
1925 - 1st international handball match held
1925 - Dirigible "Shenandoah" crashed near Caldwell Ohio, 13 die
MLB Legend Ty Cobb 1928 - Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb got his 4,191th & final career hit
1929 - Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches all time high of 381.17, to be shortly followed by the Crash of 1929.
1930 - Hurricane kills 2,000, injures 4,000 (Dominican Republic)
1932 - Ellsworth Vines beats Henri Cochet for US Tennis title
1932 - Jimmie Foxx of A's hits 50th & 51st HRs to become 3rd to hit 50
1933 - Yevgeniy Abalakov reaches the highest point of the Soviet Union - Communism Peak (7495 m).
1934 - Tunisia began its move for independence
1935 - 1st automobile to exceed 300 mph, Sir Malcolm Campbell (301.337 mph)
1935 - Andrew Varipapa sets bowling record of 2,652 points in 10 games
1936 - 3rd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 7, Detroit 7 (76,000)
1938 - 1940 Olympic site changed from Tokyo Japan to Helsinki Finland
1939 - German submarine U-30, commanded by Oberleutnant Fritz-Julius Lemp, sinks British passenger ship SS Athenia; 117 people die, among them 28 Americans
1939 - Yanks beat Red Sox on a forfeit, their 4th forfeit win
1939 - Britain declares war on Germany after invasion of Poland. France follows 6 hours later quickly joined by Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Canada
1940 - First showing of high definition color TV
1940 - 39.4 cm rainfall at Sapulpa, Oklahoma (state record)
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler 1940 - Hitler orders invasion in England on Sept 21 (Operation Seelöwe/Sealion)
1940 - Dutch government in exile of Gerbrandy forms in London
1940 - Sicherheits police bans Free masons, Rotary & Red Cross
1940 - US gives Britain 50 destroyers in exchange for Newfoundland base lease
1941 - 1First use of Zyclon-B gas in Auschwitz (on Russian prisoners of war)
1941 - KYW TV channel 3 in Philadelphia, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1943 - British 8th Army lands in Southern Italy (Messina)
1943 - General Castellano signs cease fire treaty in Sicily
1944 - 58th US Women's Tennis: P Betz beats Margaret Osborne duPont (6-3 8-6)
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank 1944 - 68th & last transport of Dutch Jews (including Anne Frank) leaves for Auschwitz concentration camp
1944 - Canadian troops liberate Abbeville, France
1944 - Frank Parker beats Bill Talbert for US Tennis title
1944 - French troops liberate Lyon
1944 - Last transport from Westerbork to Auschwitz
1944 - Prince Bernhard appointed supreme commander of Neth Domestic Arm Force
1944 - Tank division of British Guards free Brussels
1945 - 65th US Men's Tennis: Sgt Frank A Parker beats Wm Talbert (14-12 6-1 6-2)
1945 - Japanese forces in Philippines surrender to Allies
1947 - Phila A's Bill McCahan no-hits Wash Senators, 3-0
1947 - Yanks get 18 singles to beat Red Soxs 11-2
1948 - W Gomulka deposed as general secretary of Polish Worker's party
1949 - Fire in Chiang-king, China, destroys 7,000 lives
1950 - "Nino" Farina becomes the first Formula One Drivers' champion after winning the 1950 Italian Grand Prix.
1951 - TV soap opera "Search for Tomorrow" debuts on CBS
1953 - European Convention on Human Rights goes into effect
1953 - French minister Francois Mitterrand, resigns due to colonial policy
1954 - China begins artillery bombing on Quemoy & Amoy
1954 - Espionage & Sabotage Act of 1954 signed in the US, prompted by the cold war
1954 - Pope Pius X canonized a saint
1954 - The People's Liberation Army begin shelling the ROC-controlled islands of Quemoy.
1954 - The German U-Boat U-505 began its move from a specially constructed dock to its final site at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.
1955 - KTBS TV channel 3 in Shreveport, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 - Tanks are deployed against racist demonstrators in Clinton, Tennessee
1957 - Dodgers play last game in Jersey City (11-4 in NJ)
1957 - KTCA TV channel 2 in St Paul-Minneapolis, MN (PBS) begins broadcasting
1957 - Warren Spahn sets record for a lefty pitcher with 41st shut-out
1962 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Spokane Golf Open
US Attorney General Robert Francis Kennedy 1964 - US attorney general robert kennedy resigns
1964 - Wilderness Act signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson
1965 - Curt Flood's record of 568 straight chances without an error begins
1965 - Garcia Godoy forms government in Dominican Republic
1965 - Jim Hickman becomes 1st NY Met to hit 3 HRs in a game
1965 - Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Mysterium Fidei
1965 - Preparing a move to Anaheim, Angels change their name from LA to Calif
1966 - 24th World SF Convention honors Gene Roddenberry
1966 - Donovan hits #1 with "Sunshine Superman"
1967 - Final episode of "What's My Line?" hosted by John Charles Daly
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson 1967 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' World Series of Golf
1967 - Last broadcast of "What's My Line" on CBS TV
1967 - Nguyen Van Thieu elected President of South Vietnam under a new constitution
1967 - Sweden begins driving on right-hand side of road
1967 - WJPM TV channel 33 in Florence, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 - Chicago White Sox set AL record of 39 loses by 1 run
1970 - After NL record 1,117 consec games, Billy Williams asks to sit out
1970 - Bill Halley & Comets reject $30,000 for 15 date tour of Australia
1970 - Indonesian president Suharto visits Netherlands
1971 - John Lennon leaves UK for NYC, never to return
Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu 1971 - Manlio Brosio resigns as secretary general of NATO
1971 - Qatar regains complete independence from Britain
1971 - Watergate team breaks into Daniel Ellsberg's doctor's office
1973 - General Walters ends term as acting director of CIA
1973 - Jerry Lewis' 8th Muscular Dystrophy telethon
1974 - Giants John Montefusco makes his major league debut
1974 - NBA guard Oscar Robertson retires
1974 - US & German Democratic Republic establish diplomatic relations
1975 - Chartered Boeing 707 crashes in Atlas Mts of Morocco, 188 die
1975 - Steve Garvey begins his NL record 1,207 consecutive game streak
NBA Player Oscar Robertson 1976 - Viking 2 soft lands on Mars (Utopia), returns photos
1977 - Japan's Sadaharu Oh hits 756th HR to surpass Hank Aaron's total
1977 - Last broadcast of "Mary Tyler Moore Show" on NBC-TV
1978 - Crew of Soyuz 31 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 29
1978 - Leonid Mossejev becomes European marathon champ (2:11:57.5)
1978 - Pope John Paul I officially installed as 264th supreme pontiff
1979 - Hurricane David, a strong Atlantic storm kills over 1,000
1979 - Iran army conquerors Mahabad
1979 - Jerry Lewis' 14th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $30,000,000
Comedian Jerry Lewis 1979 - Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1981 - Gerald P Remy of Boston gets 6 hits in a baseball game
1981 - Longest game in Fenway Park, suspended in 19, Mariners-7, Red Sox-7
1982 - Jorgensen government in Denmark resigns
1984 - 28 year old Chicagoan wins $40 million in Illinois state lottery
1984 - Bruce Sutter breaks NL record for saves in a season with his 38th
1984 - Cindy Hill wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1984 - Jerry Lewis' 19th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $32,074,566
1984 - South Africa adopts constitution
1985 - 20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I)-Discovery 6-returns to Earth
1985 - England regain Cricket Ashes by beating Australia at The Oval
1985 - NY Met Gary Carter hits 3 consecutive HRs in a game
1986 - Alan Ayckbourn's "Woman in Mind" premieres in London
1986 - Astros & Cubs use a record 53 players in an 18 inning game
1987 - Coup in Burundi suspends constitution
1988 - Dennis Eckersley sets A's record with his 37th save en route to 45
1988 - Estimated by this date 50,000 Kurdish civilians and soldiers killed by Iraq, many using chemical weapons, in aftermath of Iran-Iraq War
1989 - "Into the Woods" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 764 perfs
1989 - Iljushin-62 crashes down on residential area of Havana, 170 die
1989 - Chris Evert defeats 15-year-old Monica Seles for her 101st & last US Tennis Open singles victory
1990 - 9th no-hitter of 1990: Blue Jay Dave Steib beats Cleve 3-0
1990 - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1990 - Helen Hudson sings national anthem in 26th park of year (San Diego)
1990 - Jerry Lewis' 25th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $44,172,186
1990 - White Sox reliever Bobby Thigpen sets save record at 47 en route to 57
1992 - Jerry Lewis' 27th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,759,368
1994 - Circulation of Neth Telegraph/News of the Day reaches 800,000
1995 - Carolina Panthers lose their 1st NFL game (Atlanta-23 Carolina-20 OT)
1995 - Jacksonville Jaguars lose their 1st NFL game (Houston-10, Jaguars-3)
1995 - NY Yankee Tony Fernandez hits for the cycle
1995 - Soyuz TM-22, launched into orbit
1995 - eBay founded.
1996 - Slowinski & Gage discovers 2^1257787-1 (34th known Mersenne prime)
1997 - A Vietnam Airlines Tupolev TU-134 crashes on approach into Phnom Penh airport, killing 64.
2004 - The Beslan school massacre ends in the deaths of approximately 344 people, mostly teachers and children.
2012 - 3 people are killed and 19 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan
2012 - Typhoon Bolaven kills 48 people in North Korea
2012 - New Zealand announces withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan
2013 - 15 militants are killed by an Egyptian Army helicopter in Sinai Peninsula
2013 - Microsoft purchases Nokia for $7.2 Billion
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3114 BC - According to the proleptic Julian calendar the current era in the Maya Long Count Calendar started.
394 - Battle of Frigidus, Northern Italy
1492 - Columbus' fleet leaves Gomera, Canary islands
1522 - Magellen with Vittoria returns to Spain, after 1st round world trip
1543 - French & Turkish fleet occupies Nice
1620 - 1st stones layed in Western Tower
1622 - Spanish silver fleet disappears off Florida Keys; 1,000s die
1628 - Puritans from Masschusetts Bay Colony land at Salem
1634 - Battle at Nordlingen ends in Swedish/protestant German defeat
1669 - The siege of Candia ends with the Venetian fortress surrendering to the Ottomans.
1672 - Willem III's troops reconquer Naarden from France
1675 - Swedish admiral Stenbock sails out with fleet of 66 ships
1683 - Le Plecta appointed French minister of Finance
Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus 1688 - Austrian armies occupy Belgrade
1690 - King Wiliam III escapes back to England
1715 - Pro-James III-uprising in Scotland
1716 - 1st lighthouse built in north America (Boston)
1732 - VOC dismisses Dutch east indies governor-general Diederik Dare
1776 - Hurricane hits Martinique; 100 French & Dutch ships sinks; 600 die
1776 - 1st (failed) submarine attack (David Bushnell's "Turtle" attacks British sailboat "Eagle" in Bay of NY)
1776 - Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, killing more than 6,000.
1781 - The Battle of Groton Heights takes place, resulting a British victory.
1791 - Mozart's opera "La Clemenza di Tito" premieres in Prague
1819 - Thomas Blanchard patents lathe
1837 - Oberlin Collegiate Institute of Ohio goes co-ed (4 women, 30 men)
1839 - Cherokee Nation forms
1839 - Great fire in New York
1848 - National Black Convention meets in Cleveland
US President & Union General Ulysses S. Grant 1861 - General Ulysses S. Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky
1862 - Stonewall Jackson occupies Frederick, Maryland
1863 - -7] After 59 day siege Confederate troops vacate Fort Wagner SC (1700 casualties)
1866 - Frederick Douglass is 1st US black delegate to a national convention
1869 - 1st westbound train arrives in SF
1869 - Mine fire kills 179 at Avondale, Pennsylvania
1870 - Ship sinks in Gulf of Biscay; 483 die
1873 - Regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street
1876 - Race riot in Charleston SC
1876 - Southern Pacific line from LA to SF completed
1880 - Commencement of 1st Test Cricket in England, v Australia at The Oval
Abolitionist Frederick Douglass 1880 - W G Grace scores 152 in debut Test Cricket innings, v Aust The Oval
1883 - Cub's Burns (extra bases), Williamson & Pfeiffer get 3 hits in 1 inn
1885 - Eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished.
1886 - Queen Victoria establishes Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
1888 - Queen Victoria grants William Mackinnons' Imperial British East Africa Company political & commercial rights
1888 - Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season - a feat since accomplished only by Tom Richardson (twice), J.T. Hearne, Wilfred Rhodes (twice) and Tich Freeman (six times).
1889 - King Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda resigns
1898 - Lord Kitchener destroys Mahdi's tomb in Omdurman
1899 - Carnation processes its 1st can of evaporated milk
1899 - US minister of Foreign affairs John Hay publishes his "Open Through Note"
1900 - British General Buller occupies Lydenburg, South Africa
25th US President William McKinley 1901 - US President William McKinley is shot by Leon Czolgosz, an anarchist, while visiting the Pan-American Exposition in New York
1903 - Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Creeping Man" (BG)
1904 - Soccer team Rheden forms
1905 - Atlanta Life Insurance Company forms
1905 - Chicago White Sox Frank Smith no-hits Detroit Tigers, 15-0
1905 - General Trade journal publishes 1st Dutch photo (train accident)
1909 - Word received that Admiral Peary discovers North Pole 5 months earlier
1910 - Saskatchewan (then Regina) Roughrider football club formed
1912 - NY Giant Jeff Tesreau no-hits Phila, 3-0
1913 - 19th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jerry Travers
1913 - 1st aircraft to loop the loop (Adolphe Pégoud-France)
1913 - Hamilton Alerts apply for ORFU reinstatement, taking the name Hamilton Rowing Club
1917 - French pilot Georges Guynemer shoots down 54th German aircraft
1920 - 40th US Men's Tennis: Wm Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (6-1 1-6 7-5 5-7 6-3)
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey 1920 - Jack Dempsey KOs Billy Miske in 3 for heavyweight boxing title 1st radio broadcast of a prizefight
1922 - 42nd US Men's Tennis: Wm T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (4-6 3-6 6-2 6-3 6-4)
1923 - Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands celebrates her silver jubilee
1924 - Assassination attempt on Benito Mussolini fails
1924 - Charles Paddock captures 100 & 200 yd AAU national senior outdoor track & field championships
1927 - Buddy DeSylva & Lew Brown's musical "Good News" premieres in NYC
1927 - Red Sox beat NY Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings at Fenway Park
1928 - USSR signs Briand-Kellogg-pact
US Secretary of State Frank Kellogg 1930 - Brooklyn Dodgers beat Phillies 22-8
1930 - Democratically elected Argentine president Hipólito Yrigoyen is deposed in a military coup.
1937 - Spanish Civil War: The start of the Battle of El Mazuco.
1938 - Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands celebrates 40th anniversary
1939 - 1st German air attack on Great Britain in WW II
1939 - South Africa declares war on Nazi-Germany
1939 - World War II: The Battle of Barking Creek.
1940 - Crown prince Michael succeeds Carol II as king of Romania
1940 - Generalissimo Gamelin arrested in France
1941 - 55th US Women's Tennis: Sarah H Cooke beats Pauline Betz Addie (75 62)
Argentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen 1941 - 61st US Men's Tennis: Robert L Riggs beats Francis Kovacs (2d 5-7 6-1 6-3 6-3)
1941 - All Jews over age 6 in German territories ordered to wear a star
1941 - Jews of Vilna Poland confined to their ghetto
1942 - 56th US Women's Tennis: Pauline Betz beats A Louise Brough (46 61 64)
1942 - Czech marathon runner Oskar Hêks transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau
1943 - "Congressional Limited" train derails near Frankfort Pa, kills 79
1943 - 63rd US Men's Tennis: J R Hunt Seaman beats Jack Kramer (6-3 6-8 10-8 6-0)
1943 - Carl Scheib becomes youngest pitcher in AL (16y 8 ms) of the A's
1944 - Gen Von Zangen's 15th army escape from Zealand
1945 - A's catcher George George punches ump Joe Rue gets suspended
1946 - All-American Football Conference plays 1st game (Clev 44, Miami 0)
1946 - Terence Rattigan's "The Winslow Boy" premieres in London
1948 - "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 perfs
1948 - 37th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (5-0)
1948 - Juliana becomes queen of Netherlands
1949 - Howard Unruh kills 13 neighbors in 12 minutes in Camden, New Jersey
1952 - Canadian TV begins in Montreal
1953 - Konrad Adenauer's CDU wins elections in German Federal Republic
MLB Catcher Roy Campanella 1953 - Roy Campanella sets record for HRs by a catcher at 38
1954 - 68th US Women's Tennis: Doris Hart beats A Louise Brough (6-8 6-1 8-6)
1954 - 74th US Men's Tennis: E V Seixas Jr beats Rex Hartwig (36 62 64 64)
1954 - US plane shot down above Siberia
1954 - WINS NYC begins playing rock n roll with Alan Freed Show
1954 - Yankees use a record 10 pinch hitters
1955 - "Catch a Star" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 23 performances
1955 - J van Tilburg appointed governor of Suriname
1957 - Elvis records "White Christmas", "Silent Night" & "Here Comes Santa Claus"
1958 - Mary Ann Mobley (Miss), 21, crowned 31st Miss America 1959
1958 - US performs nuclear test at S Atlantic Ocean
1959 - Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1961 - USSR performs nuclear test at Kapustin Yar USSR
1962 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 - Historian Lee Allen says Indians-Senators game is 100,000th in history
Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis 1963 - Jerry Lee Lewis quits Sun Records
1963 - Major league baseballs 100,000th game
1963 - The Centre for International Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI) is founded.
1965 - India invades West Pakistan
1965 - KLNE TV channel 3 in Lexington, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 - Race riot in Atlanta, Georgia
1968 - Swaziland gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1969 - "Cabaret" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 1166 performances
1970 - Palestinians seize 3 airiners
1970 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Comedian Jerry Lewis 1971 - Jerry Lewis' 6th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises
1972 - John & Yoko appear on Jerry Lewis' Muscular Dystrophy Telethon
1972 - Summer Olympics resume in Munich Germany after massacre
1973 - New York Times reports almost all Superfectas run at Yonkers, Roosevelt & Monticello from Jan-Mar of 1973 were fixed
1975 - 6.8 quake along Anatolian Fault kills over 2,000 in Lice, Turkey
1975 - 89th US Women's Tennis: Chris E L Mills beats E G Cawley (57 64 62)
1975 - Tawny Elaine Godin (NY), 18, crowned 48th Miss America 1976
1975 - Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova asks for US political asylum in New York City during the US Open
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova 1975 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1976 - Jerry Lewis' 11th Muscular Dystrophy telethon, Dean Martin appears
1976 - Russian pilot Belenko defects to Japan in a Mig 25 jet
1977 - Angels acquire Dave Kingman from Padres for cash 9 days later Yankees buy Kingman (started with Mets) who plays in all 4 divisions in 1977
1978 - Begin & Sadat meet at Camp David to discuss peace
1978 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1979 - "Peter Pan" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 578 performances
1980 - 94th US Women's Tennis: Chris E L Mills beats H Mandlikova (57 61 61)
1980 - Chantal Langlace sets women's record for fastest 100K run (7h27m22s)
1980 - College football longest losing streak of 50 games ends for
1980 - Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1980 - Susan Powell (Okla), 21, crowned 53rd Miss America 1981
1980 - Macalaster U of St Paul, Minn beating Mount Senario 17-14
1981 - "They're Playing Our Song" closes at Imperial NYC after 1082 perfs
1981 - Bob Lemon named NY Yankee manager for 2nd time
1982 - Dutch Internal minister Mr M Red assigns BVD to spy on communists
1982 - Jerry Lewis' 17th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $28,400,000
1982 - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney 1982 - Paul McCartney releases "Tug of War"
1982 - Pittsburgh Pirates retire Willie Stargell's #
1982 - Polish dissidents seize Polish Embassy in Bern, Switzerland
1983 - USSR admits to shooting down KAL 007 on 9/2
1984 - Lanford Wilson's "Balm in Gilead" premieres in NYC
1984 - Today Show begins live remote telecasts from Moscow
1985 - Midwest Express Airlines Flight 105, a Douglas DC-9 crashes just after takeoff from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, killing 31.
1985 - Mark Messier loses control of his Porsche and totals three cars, and would later be charged with hit and run and careless driving (he would pay a fine)
1986 - 300 invitees pay $5,000 to hear Barbra Striesand's benefit concert
1986 - Attack on synagogue in Istanbul, 23 killed
1986 - Jozef Pribilinec speed walking world record time (15,447k)
1986 - Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
1986 - USSR charges correspondent Nicholas Daniloff with spying
1987 - Conjoined twins Benjamin & Patrick Binder separated at John Hopkins Hospital
1987 - Douglas Wakiihuri wins marathon (2:11:48)
1987 - Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks a CFL-record 60-yard field goal
1988 - Crippled soviet Soyuz TM-5 lands safely with 2 cosmonauts aboard
1988 - Thomas Gregory (11) swims English Channel
1988 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1989 - 6th MTV Awards: Living Colour wins
1989 - Amateur Athletic Fed strips Ben Johnson of all track records
1989 - Police computer accuses 41,000 Parisians of murder/prostitution
Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor 1990 - 7th MTV Awards: Sinead O'Connor wins
1991 - 33rd Walker Cup: US, 14-10
1991 - Ronald Venetiaan chosen president of Suriname
1991 - USSR recognizes the independence of the 3 Baltic republics (Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania)
1991 - The name Saint Petersburg is restored to Russia's second largest city, which had been renamed Leningrad in 1924.
1992 - Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m (3:28.86)
1993 - Helen Dobson wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
1993 - Jerry Lewis' 28th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $46,014,922
1994 - 11th MTV Awards: Aerosmith, Lisa Marie & Michael Jackson win
1994 - Actor Jackson Pinckney awarded $487,000 for being partially blinded by Jean-Claude Van Damme during filming of "Cyborg"
Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme 1994 - Franziska van Almsick swims female record 200m freestyle (1:56.78)
1994 - Tom Dolan swims world record 400m medley (4:12.30)
1995 - Cal Ripken Jr breaks Gehrig's record, plays in 2,131 straight games
1995 - Senate Ethics committee votes 6-0 to ask for expulsion of Bob Packwood
1996 - Balt Orioles' Eddie Murray's 500th career HR
1997 - Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales
2001 - 18th MTV Awards: Lady Marmalade, Eve f/ Gwen Stefani & Moby f/ Gwen Stefani wins
2012 - 61 illegal immigrants die after a fishing boat capsizes off the coast of Turkey
44th US President Barack Obama 2012 - Barack Obama accepts the Democratic nomination for US President
2012 - 29th MTV Awards: Rihanna f/ Calvin Harris, Nicki Minaj & Chris Brown wins
2013 - 20 people are killed by Islamist militants in villages in northeast Nigeria
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Today's World Changing Events

1356 - English forces under The Black Prince defeat French at Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during the Hundred Years War
1870 - Siege of Paris by Prussian Forces begins (lasts until January 28 1871)
1893 - New Zealand is first country to grant all women the right to vote
1985 - 12,000 die & 40,000 injured in Mexico's earthquake (8.1)
1986 - Fed health officials announce AZT will be available to AIDS patients
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Events 1 - 159 of 159
335 - Dalmatius is raised to the rank of Caesar by his uncle Constantine I.
1356 - English forces under The Black Prince defeat French at Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during the Hundred Years War
1523 - Emperor Charles I & England sign anti-French covenant
1559 - 5 Spanish ships sinks in storm off Tampa, about 600 die
1580 - Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General)
1602 - Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
1642 - Perpignan surrenders to French troops
1656 - Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg
1657 - Brandenburg & Poland sign Treaty of Wehlau
1668 - Polish king John II Kazimierz resigns/goes to France
1676 - Rebels under Nathaniel Bacon set Jamestown Va on fire
1755 - Great Britain & Russia sign military agreement
1777 - Battle of Freeman's Farm (Bemis Heights) or 1st Battle of Saratoga
1778 - The Continental Congress passes the first budget of the United States.
1795 - Tula, leader of Curacao slave opposition, imprisoned
First US President George Washington 1796 - George Washington's farewell address as president
1799 - English & Russian invasion army conquerors Receiver
1833 - Charles Darwin visits Guardia del Monte, Argentina
1838 - Ephraim Morris patents railroad brake
1848 - Hyperion, moon of Saturn, discovered by Bond (US) & Lassell (England)
1849 - 1st commercial laundry established, in Oaklan, California
1854 - Henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car
1862 - -20] Battle at Blackford's Ford Virginia
1862 - Battle at Iuka Mississippi (1,700 casualties)
1863 - Battle of Chickamauga GA (near Chattanooga) begins; Union retreat
1864 - 3rd Battle of Winchester Virginia (Opequon, 3rd Winchester)
Naturalist Charles Darwin 1865 - Atlanta University forms
1870 - Siege of Paris by Prussian Forces begins (lasts until January 28 1871)
1876 - 1st carpet sweeper patented (Melville Bissell of Grand Rapids, Mich)
1876 - Talks begin to set up a football club in Ottawa
1879 - Thomas Ray becomes youngest to break a world track & field record pole-vaulting 11' 2½" at age 17 years & 198 days
1879 - The Blackpool Illuminations are switched on for the first time.
1888 - World's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium)
1890 - Turkish frigate "Ertogrul" burns off of Japan, kills 540
1893 - New Zealand is first country to grant all women the right to vote
1901 - 11 baseball games canceled due to funeral of Pres William McKinley
1903 - King Leopold II denies Belgian cruelty in Congo
1904 - Gen Nogi's assault on Port Arthur: 16,000 Japanese casualties
1908 - Gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony premieres in Prague
1910 - George Cohan's "Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford" premieres in NYC
1911 - Red Tuesday-20,000 protest for universal rights
1912 - Pius X encyclical Singular quadam, against interconfess unions
1912 - Soccer team NAC (Noad Advendo Combination) forms in Breda
1914 - Brooklyn's Ed Lafitte no-hits KC (Federal League), 6-2
1916 - First landing at Schiphol Airport, Netherlands (Farman F-22 of Soesterberg)
1916 - Belgian troops conquer Tabora, German East Africa
1921 - 41st US Men's Tennis: William T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (6-1 6-3 6-1)
1922 - Queen Wilhelmina assumes Dutch throne with 119 word speech
1923 - Ernst Tollers "Hinkemann," premieres in Leipzig
1925 - 45th US Men's Tennis: Wm T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (4-6 11-9 6-3 4-6 6-3)
1926 - 80,000 demonstrate for democratic peace in Hague
1926 - The San Siro is inaugurated with a match between AC Milan and Inter.
1928 - Mickey Mouse's screen debut (Steamboat Willie at Colony Theater NYC)
1929 - Latvia dictator A Woldemaras chased out
1931 - 14th PGA Championship: Tom Creavy at Wannamoisett CC Rumford RI
1931 - Japanese troops conquer Mukden, South Manchuria
1931 - Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of season over White Sox, 2-1
1933 - NY Giants clinch the pennant
1934 - Bruno Haptmann arrested for kidnapping Lindbergh baby
1939 - British Expeditionary Force reaches France
1939 - Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) becomes radio host of Reichsrundfunk Berlin
1939 - Wehrmacht (German regular army) murders 100 Jews in Lukov Poland
1940 - Nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes
1940 - Witold Pilecki is voluntarily captured and sent to Auschwitz in order to smuggle out information and start a resistance.
1941 - 1st meeting of partisan leaders Tito & Draza Mihailovic in Yugoslavia
1941 - German army conquerors Kiev
1941 - Nazis force German Jews, 6 & over to wear Jewish stars
1943 - Fanny Whiteers-Koen breaks jumping world record
1943 - Liberator bombers sinks U-341
1944 - Luftwaffe bombs Eindhoven: 200 killed
1944 - Armistice between Finland and Soviet Union is signed. (End of the Continuation War).
1945 - Kim Il Sung arrives in harbor of Wonsan, Korea
1945 - Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce) sentenced to death in London
Baseball Player Jackie Robinson 1947 - Jackie Robinson is named 1947 "Rookie of Year"
1948 - 62nd US Women's Tennis: M Osborne duPont beats A L Brough (4-6 6-4 15-13)
1948 - 68th US Men's Tennis: "Pancho" Gonzales beats E Sturgess (6-2 6-3 14-12)
1948 - Richard A Gonzales wins US Tennis Open
1950 - European Payment Union forms in Paris
1950 - Great Three acknowledge Bond government as only German government
1950 - UN reject membership of China's People Republic
1951 - 1st broadcast of "Search for Tomorrow" on CBS-TV
1951 - Italian civil servants strike for pay increase
1952 - The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England.
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin 1953 - "Hazel Flagg" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 190 perfs
1954 - Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open
1955 - Argentine president Juan Peron, resigns & flees
1955 - Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits record 5th grand slam of season
1955 - Hurricane Hilda, kills 200 in Mexico
1956 - 1st international conference of black writers & artists meets (Sorbonne)
1957 - 1st underground nuclear explosion at Las Vegas Nevada
1957 - Dalida is the first artist to be awarded a gold record in France for 300,000 sales of "Bambino".
1959 - Nikita Khrushchev is denied access to Disneyland
1960 - Chubby Checkers' "Twist" reaches #1
First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev 1961 - Betty and Barney Hill claim that they saw a mysterious craft in the sky and that it tried to abduct them.
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1963 - Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. is founded at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.
1965 - Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
1965 - Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections
1966 - Mike Burke named Yankees pres
1967 - Nigeria begins offensive against Biafra
1968 - Denny McLain's 31st win & Mickey Mantle's 535th HR
1970 - "Mary Tyler Moore" show premieres
1971 - 1st NYC Women's Marathon won by Beth Bonner in 2:55:22
1971 - 2nd NYC Marathon won by Norman Higgins in 2:22:54
1972 - A parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat.
Actress Mary Tyler Moore 1973 - Carl XVI Gustaf, becomes King of Sweden
1973 - Frank Robinson homers in record 32nd ML park (Arlington Tx)
1973 - NL refuses to allow San Diego Padres move to Washington DC
1973 - Pirate Radio Free America (off Cape May NJ) forms
1973 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1974 - -20] Hurricane Fifi hits coast of Honduras; about 5,000 die
1975 - Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor
1976 - "Going Up" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 49 performances
1976 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Portland Golf Classic
1979 - No Nukes Concert at Madison Square Garden includes Springsteen & Crosby, Stills & Nash
1980 - Titan II missile explosion (Damascus, AR)
1981 - Satellites China 10 & 11 launched into Earth orbit by B-1 rocket
1981 - Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert
1982 - 34th Emmy Awards: Hill St Blue, Barney Miller, Alan Alda & Carol Kane win
1982 - New Orleans Saints 1st road shutout victory beating Chic Bears 10-0
1982 - Sandra Haynie/Kathy McMullen wins Portland Ping Team Golf Championship
1982 - Streetcars stop running on Market St after 122 years of service
1983 - David Slowinski on 2 CRAY-1 comp's find 2^132049-1 prime #
1983 - St Kitts & Nevis declares independence from UK
1984 - Britain & China complete a proposed agreement to transfer Hong Kong to China by 1997
1985 - 12,000 die & 40,000 injured in Mexico's earthquake (8.1)
1986 - "Captain EO" with Michael Jackson premieres
1986 - Chicago White Sox Joe Crowley no-hits California Angels, 7-1
1986 - Dean Jones scores 210 v India at Madras
1986 - Fed health officials announce AZT will be available to AIDS patients
1987 - Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (Mich), 24, crowned 61st Miss America
1988 - Israel launches 1st satellite, for secret military reconnaissance
1988 - US Olympic diver Greg Louganis hits his head on diving board
1989 - Chase Manhattan Discovery Center at Brooklyn Botanic Garden opens
1989 - French DC-10 crashes near Niger, 171 die
1989 - Appeals court restores America's Cup to US after NY Supreme Court gave it to NZ (NZ protested US's use of a catamaran)
1991 - Precious Bunny wins the 46th Little Brown Jug
1991 - Ötzi the Iceman, 3,300 BCE old mummy discovered by German tourists.
1992 - Sergei Boebka pole vaults world record (6.13m)
1992 - UN Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia
MLB Legend Barry Bonds 1992 - Barry Bonds joins Willie Mays, Howard Johnson & Ron Gant as having (2) 30-HR/30-steal seasons
1993 - 45th Emmy Awards: seinfeld, Picket Fences & Ted Danson win
1993 - Actress Michele Phillips (Knots Landing) is robbed at gunpoint
1993 - Brandie Burton wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1993 - Kimberly Clarice Aiken, 18, Miss SC wins 67th Miss America
1993 - Parliamentary election in Poland
1993 - Tom Glavine wins 20 games in 3 straight years
1994 - 3,000 US militia lands on Haiti
1994 - Swedish government of Bildt resigns
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld 1995 - Andres Galarraga is 4th to hit 30 HRs for Rockies in 1995
1995 - Padres Ken Caminiti switch hits HRs in 3rd of 4 games
1995 - The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber's manifesto.
1996 - "Skylight" opens at Royale Theater NYC
1997 - Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria; 53 killed.
2000 - Ken Griffey, Jr. pinch-hits his 400th home run. The first major leaguer to reach the mark as a pinch-hitter
2004 - 56th Emmy Awards: The Sopranos, Arrested Development, James Spader & Allison Janney win
2006 - The Thai military stages a coup in Bangkok. The Constitution is revoked and martial law is declared.
MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux 2008 - Greg Maddux pitches his 5,000th career inning against the San Francisco Giants
2012 - 9 people are killed and 20 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Afghanistan
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1066 - The Battle of Stamford Bridge; an English army under King Harold Godwinson beat the invading Norwegians led by King Harald Hardrada and Harold's brother Tostig, who were both killed. Three weeks later Harold died fighting the Normans at Hastings.
1513 - Vasco Nunez de Balboa is first European to see Pacific Ocean
1789 - US Congress proposes Bill of Rights (10 of 12 will ratify)
1906 - In the presence of the king and before a great crowd, Leonardo Torres Quevedo successfully demonstrates the invention of the Telekino in the port of Bilbao, guiding a boat from the shore, in what is considered the birth of the Remote control.
1956 - First transatlantic telephone cable goes into operation (Newfoundland-Oban)
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Events 1 - 193 of 193
303 - On a voyage preaching the gospel, Saint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded in Amiens, France.
953 - Ratherius becomes bishop of Luik
955 - Bishop Ratherius of Luik flees
1066 - The Battle of Stamford Bridge; an English army under King Harold Godwinson beat the invading Norwegians led by King Harald Hardrada and Harold's brother Tostig, who were both killed. Three weeks later Harold died fighting the Normans at Hastings.
1212 - Emperor Frederik II ends Golden Degree (Bohemia)
1340 - England & France sign disarmament treaty
1396 - Battle of Nicopolis: Sultan Bajezid I defeats Crusades armies
1492 - Crewman on Pinta sights "land"-a few weeks early
Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus 1493 - Columbus sails with 17 ships on 2nd voyage to the Americas
1513 - Vasco Nunez de Balboa is first European to see Pacific Ocean
1555 - Freedom of Religion in Augsburg
1560 - Spanish king Philip II names Frederik Schenck of Toutenburg as 1st archbishop of Utrecht
1597 - Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV
1639 - First printing press in America
1639 - Suzuki Shosan, Samurai monk of Zen Buddhism, found awakening
1654 - England & Denmark sign trade agreement
1663 - Austrian Fort Neuhausl surrenders to invading Turkish army
1690 - Publick Occurrences, first newspaper in the American colonies (Boston), publishes first & last edition
American Revolutionary War Patriot Ethan Allen 1775 - American Revolutionary War hero Ethan Allen captured
1777 - British general William Howe conquers Philadelphia
1780 - Benedict Arnold joins the British
1781 - -26] Joan Derks scatters "On the People of Netherlands" pamphlets
1789 - US Congress proposes Bill of Rights (10 of 12 will ratify)
1804 - 12th amendment to US constitution, regulating judicial power
1820 - French Physicist Francois Arago announces electromagnetism in his discovery that a copper wire between the poles of a voltaic cell could laterally attract iron filings to itself
1829 - Failed assassination attempt on Simon Bolívar
1836 - HMS Beagle anchors at St Michael
Military and Political Leader Simon Bolívar 1844 - Canada defeats USA by 23 runs in the 1st cricket international
1846 - US troops under Gen Taylor occupies Monterey Mexico
1857 - Relief of Lucknow by Havelock & Outram begins
1861 - Secretary of US Navy authorizes enlistment of slaves
1862 - Skirmish at Davis' Bridge, Tennessee
1866 - (Leonard W) Jerome Park opens in Bronx for horse racing
1867 - Congress creates 1st all-black university, Howard U in Wash DC
1868 - The Imperial Russian steam frigate Alexander Nevski shipwrecks off Jutland while carrying Grand Duke Alexei of Russia.
1878 - British physician Dr. Charles Drysdale warns against the use of tobacco in a letter to The Times newspaper in one of the earliest pubic health announcements on the dangers of smoking
1882 - 1st baseball doubleheader (Providence & Worcester)
1886 - Comedy opera "Dorothy" 1st produced in London
1888 - Royal Court Theatre, London, opens
1888 - Start of Sherlock Holmes "Hound of Baskervilles" (BG)
1890 - Congress establishes Yosemite National Park (California)
1890 - Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Silver Blaze" (BG)
1897 - 1st British bus service opens
1904 - Charles Follis is 1st black to play proessional American football
1906 - John Galsworthy's "Silver Box" premieres in London
1906 - In the presence of the king and before a great crowd, Leonardo Torres Quevedo successfully demonstrates the invention of the Telekino in the port of Bilbao, guiding a boat from the shore, in what is considered the birth of the Remote control.
1907 - Jean Sibelius' 3rd Symphony premieres
1908 - Cubs' Ed Reulbach becomes only pitcher to throw doubleheader shutout
1909 - Hudson-Fulton Celebration opens in NY
1911 - French battleship Liberte explodes at Toulon Harbor, 285 killed
1911 - Ground breaking begins in Boston for Fenway Park
1912 - Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is founded in New York, New York.
1915 - Battle of Loos commenced, lasted until 14th October. Chlorine gas deployed by the British was blown back into their own trenches: 59,000 British & 26,000 German casualties
1915 - The Second Battle of Champagne begins.
28th US President Woodrow Wilson 1919 - President Woodrow Wilson is paralyzed by a stroke
1920 - 34th US Women's Tennis: Molla Mallory beats M Zinderstein (6-3 6-1)
1920 - Vern Bradburn of Winnipeg Victorias kicks 9 singles in a game
1922 - Giants beat St Louis, to clinch John McGraw's 8th pennant
1924 - Malcolm Campbell sets world auto speed record at 146.16 MPH
1926 - 9th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at Salisbury Golf Club in Westbury, New York
1926 - Henry Ford announces 8 hour, 5-day work week
1926 - International slavery convention signed by 20 states
1926 - NHL grants franchises to Chicago Black Hawks & Detroit Red Wings
Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford 1926 - Yankees take a doubleheader from Browns to clinch AL pennant
1926 - Mackenzie King is re-elected as Prime Minister of Canada
1929 - Queen-mother Emma opens Antonie van Leeuwenhoek House in Amsterdam
1930 - Austrian government of Vaugoin forms
1930 - Roger Hornsby replaces Joe McCarthy as Cubs manager
1930 - Zoe Akins' "Greeks Had a Word for it" premieres in NYC
1932 - Jimmie Foxx hits his 58th HR in last game of season
1933 - 1st state poorhouse opens in Smyrna, Georgia
1933 - 5th "extermination campaign" against communists in Nanjing China
1934 - John Van Druten's "Distaff Side" premieres in NYC
Baseball Player Lou Gehrig 1934 - Lou Gehrig plays in his 1,500th consecutive game
1934 - Rainbow (US) beats Endeavour (England) in 16th America's Cup
1935 - Maxwell Anderson's "Winterset" premieres in NYC
1936 - Joe Medwick sets a still-standing NL record with his 64th double
1937 - "il duce" visits Berlin/named "the Fuhrer" to corporal 1st class
1937 - Battle of of P'ing-hsin-kuan Wutai Mountain
1939 - German Luftwaffe strikes Warsaw with (fire)bombs
1939 - Versailles Peace Treaty forgot to include Andorra, so Andorra & Germany finally sign an official treaty ending WW I
1940 - German High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling government
1940 - Luftwaffe bombs Spitfire factory in Southampton
1941 - Brooklyn Dodgers win their 1st pennant in 21 years
1943 - Russian troops liberate Smolensk
1948 - "Heaven on Earth" closes at Century Theater NYC after 12 performances
1949 - 4th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Louise Suggs
1949 - Despite 71 injuries, Yankees have been in 1st place all season until Red Sox move into a tie for 1st place
1952 - Hal Newhouser of Tigers wins his 200th game
1954 - Francois "Doc" Duvalier wins Haitian presidential election
1954 - Indians win AL record 111 games
1954 - WCBD TV channel 2 in Charleston, SC (ABC) begins broadcasting
1955 - Detroit outfielder Al Kaline, 20, is youngest batting champ
1955 - Patty Berg wins LPGA Clock Golf Open
1955 - The Royal Jordanian Air Force is founded.
1956 - First transatlantic telephone cable goes into operation (Newfoundland-Oban)
1956 - Brooklyn Dodger Sal Maglie no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 5-0
1957 - 300 US Army troops guard 9 black kids return to Central HS in Ark
1957 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1957 - Soviet 7 year plan (1959-1965) announced
1960 - Chubby Checker's "Twist" hits #1
1960 - For 1st time since 1927, Pirates clinch NL pennant
1960 - NY Yankees clinch AL pennant
1960 - Phillies beat Reds 7-1, ending 16 consecutive Sunday loses
1961 - KTPS TV channel 62 in Tacoma, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 - Black church is destroyed by fire in Macon Georgia
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston 1962 - Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1st round for heavyweight title
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1962 - Weatherly (US) beats Gretel (Aust) in 19th running of America's Cup
1962 - Yankees clinch AL pennant
1964 - Jens Otto Krag forms minority government in Denmark
1965 - "Do I Hear a Waltz?" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 220 perfs
1965 - 60 year old Satchel Paige of KC A's pitches 3 scoreless innings
1965 - Beatle cartoon show begins in US
1965 - Children find trunk with corpse in Amsterdam canal
1966 - 12th LPGA Championship won by Gloria Ehret
1966 - Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Cello Concert premieres in Moscow
1966 - Smallest Yankee stadium crowd, 413 see White Sox win 4-1
1967 - WGBX TV channel 44 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting
Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr 1970 - Ringo Starr releases his album "Beaucoups of Blues"
1972 - Dutch air force drives away Russian Tupolev-bomber
1972 - KAVT (now KSMQ) TV channel 15 in Austin, MN (PBS) begins broadcasting
1972 - Norway votes to join European common market
1972 - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
1973 - 3-man crew of Skylab 3 make safe splashdown in Pacific after 59 days
1973 - Mets beat Expos 2-1 on Willie Mays Night at Shea Stadium
1974 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1974 - Scientists first report that freon gases from aerosol sprays are destroying the ozone layer
MLB Legend Willie Mays 1975 - Jackie Wilson, suffers heart attack & lapse into a 9 yr terminal coma
1976 - "Porgy & Bess" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 122 performances
1976 - Expo's last game at Montreal's Jarry Park
1977 - Jane Blalock wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
1978 - PSA Boeing 727 & a Cessna private plane collide by San Diego, 144 die
1979 - "Evita" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 1568 performances
1979 - California Angels win their 1st NL West pennant
1980 - Chevy Chase calls Cary Grant a homo on Tomorrow show (suit follows)
1980 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1980 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1980 - Jerry Mumphrey joins Ozzie Smith, & Gene Richards to steal 50 bases this year for Padres
1980 - The first congress of the Democratic Youth Organization of Afghanistan held in Kabul.
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan 1981 - Nolan Ryan's 5th career no-hitter as Astros beat Dodgers 5-0
1981 - Rolling Stones begin their 6th US tour (JFK Stadium, Phila)
1981 - Sandra Day O'Connor sworn in as 1st female supreme court justice
1982 - Northwestern ends 34 football game losing streak, beats No Ill 31-6
1982 - Penn prison guard George Banks kills 13 (5 were his own children)
1982 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1983 - 35th Emmy Awards: Hill St Blue, Cheers, Ed Flanders & Shelley Long win
1983 - Bob Forsch pitches 2nd career no-hitter, Cards beat Expos 3-0
1983 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1984 - "Quilters" opens at Jack Lawrence Theater NYC for 24 performances
1984 - 1st London performance of musical "Stepping Out" presented
1984 - Egypt & Jordan regain diplomatic relations
MLB Legend Ty Cobb 1984 - NY Met Rusty Staub joins Ty Cobb, who hit HRs as a teen & in 40s
1985 - Akali Dal wins Punjab State election in India
1985 - Palestinian terrorists kill 3 Israeli sailors at Lanaca Cyprus
1985 - Rickey Henderson steals Yankee record 75th base of season
1986 - Antonin Scalia appointed to Supreme Court
1986 - Houston Astro Mike Scott no-hits SF Giants, 2-0
1987 - 2nd coup on Fiji led by Major General Sitiveni Rabuka
1988 - Florence Griffith Joyner runs Olympic record 100m in 10.54s
1988 - Kathy Guadagnino wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson 1988 - Christopher Jacobs, Troy Dalbey, Tom Hunter & Matt Biondi, swim world record 4x100 m freestyle (3:16.53)
1989 - Archaeologists open Titus of Rhine grave in Amsterdam
1989 - Ronald Harwood's "Another Time" premieres in London
1989 - Wade Boggs is 1st to get 200 hits & 100 walks in 4 consecutive seasons
1990 - "Les Miserables" opens at Forrest Theatre, Phila
1990 - 1st 8 NY Yankees hit safely vs Balt Orioles to tie record
1990 - Oakland A's clinch 3rd straight AL West title
1990 - Saddam Hussein warns that US will repeat Vietnam experience
1990 - UN Security Council vote 14-1 to impose air embargo against Iraq
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein 1991 - "Good & Evil" premieres on ABC TV
1991 - Paramount at Madison Square Garden in NYC opens
1992 - "Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" opens at Paramount NYC
1992 - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
1992 - Opening Main-Donau canal (North Sea-Black Sea)
1992 - Sparky Anderson ties Hughie Jennings as Detroit's winningest manager
1992 - US Mars Observer launched from Space shuttle
1992 - Gregory Kingsley, 12, wins right to divorce his parents & live with his foster parents, he takes name Shawn Russ
1994 - Oliver McCall TKOs Lennox Lewis in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
1996 - The last of the Magdalen Asylums closes in Ireland.
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis 1997 - "ER" is performed live on TV
1997 - Britain's Andy Green sets jet-powered car record (714 mph)
1997 - Marv Albert plea bargains in assault case
1997 - STS 86 (Atlantis 20) launches into orbit
1997 - WNBA announces it will add Detroit & Wash DC franchises
2002 - The Vitim event, a possible bolide impact in Siberia, Russia.
2003 - A magnitude-8.0 earthquake strikes just offshore of Hokkaidō, Japan.
2005 - E1 Train Disaster
2008 - China launches the spacecraft Shenzhou 7.
2008 - The "Celtic Tiger" slides into recession for the first time in over two decades, recording a 0.5% fall in second quarter GDP, following a 0.3% decline in the first quarter; its last recession in 1983 saw thousands of people leave Ireland to seek work overseas
2012 - 50 Taiwanese ships clash with the Japan Coast Guard in waters off the Senkaku Islands
2012 - Anouchka van Miltenburg is elected President of the House of Representatives in the Netherlands
2013 - Oracle Team USA defeats Team New Zealand 9-8 to win the America's Cup
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Today's World Changing Events

935 - Saint Wenceslas is murdered by his brother, Boleslaus I of Bohemia.
1066 - William the Conqueror invades England landing at Pevensey Bay, Sussex
1781 - 9,000 American forces & 7,000 French forces begin siege of Yorktown
1887 - Gele River (Huang Ho) in China floods, kills about 1.5 million
1939 - Soviet-German treaty agree on 4th partition of Poland (WW II) & gives Lithuania to USSR, last Polish troops surrender
Today's Historical Events


Events 1 - 269 of 269
48 BC - Pompey the Great is assassinated on orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt.
235 - Bishop of Rome Pontianus steps down
351 - Battle at Mursa: emperor Constantine II beats emperor Magnentius
365 - Roman usurper Procopius bribes two legions passing by Constantinople, and proclaims himself Roman emperor.
935 - Saint Wenceslas is murdered by his brother, Boleslaus I of Bohemia.
995 - Members of Slavník's dynasty - Spytimír, Pobraslav, Pořej and Čáslav are murdered by Boleslaus's son, Boleslaus II the Pious.

Roman Military and Political Leader Pompey the Great 1066 - William the Conqueror invades England landing at Pevensey Bay, Sussex
1106 - Battle at Tinchebrai: English King Henry I beats his brother Robert
1322 - Battle of Muhldorf
1362 - Guillaum de Grimoard elected as Pope Urban V
1394 - Cardinal Pedro de Luna of Aragon chosen (anti)pope Benedictus XIII
1448 - Christian I is crowned king of Denmark.
1521 - Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
1528 - Spanish fleet sinks in Florida hurricane; about 380 die
1538 - Battle at Preveza: Turkish fleet under Barbarossa beats Spanish
1542 - Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay
1621 - Battle at Chocim Dniester: King Sigismund II beats Turks
1652 - English-Dutch sea battle at Kentish Knock
1687 - Venetians take Athens from the Turks
1701 - Divorce legalized in Maryland, USA
1708 - Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy
1760 - Russian & Austrian army occupies Berlin
1767 - Gentlemen 17 forbid private slave transport India to Cape of Good Hope

Ist US Chief Justice John Jay 1779 - American Revolution: Samuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay.
1781 - 9,000 American forces & 7,000 French forces begin siege of Yorktown
1785 - Napoleon Bonaparte (16) graduates from the military academy in Paris (42nd in a class of 51)
1787 - Congress sends Constitution to state legislatures for their approval
1815 - Joachim Murats fleet sails from Corsica to Naples
1829 - Walker's Appeal, racial antislavery pamphlet, published in Boston
1844 - Oscar I of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.
1850 - US Navy abolishes flogging as punishment

French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte 1858 - Donati's comet becomes 1st to be photographed
1864 - -30) Battle of Fort Harrison VA (Chaffin's Farm New Market Heights)
1867 - Toronto becomes capital of Ontario
1867 - The United States takes control of Midway Island.
1868 - Battle of Alcolea, causes Queen Isabella II of Spain to flee to France
1868 - Opelousas Massacre at St Landry Parish Louisiana (200 blacks killed)
1879 - Sydney Australia inaugurates steam motor tram route
1887 - Gele River (Huang Ho) in China floods, kills about 1.5 million
1889 - The first General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) defines the length of a meter as the distance between two lines on a standard bar of an alloy of platinum with ten percent iridium, measured at the melting point of ice.
1892 - 1st night football game played (Mansfield Pa)
1894 - Simon Marks & Tom Spencer open Penny Bazaar in Manchester
1899 - Transvaal mobilizes
1901 - Guerrilla's assault unarmed US soldiers in Balangiga Phil, 38 killed
1904 - Woman arrested for smoking a cigarette in a car on 5th Avenue, NYC
1906 - US troops reoccupy Cuba, stay until 1909
1912 - SS Kichemaru disappears in storm off Japanese coast, 1,000 die
1914 - German forces move into Antwerp Belgium (WW I)
1915 - Battle of Kut-el-Amara: British defeat Turks in Mesopotamia
1919 - Fastest major league game (51 mins), Giants beat Phillies 6-1
1920 - 8 White Sox indicted, threw 1919 World Series (Black Sox scandal)
1920 - Dirk Fock appointed as governor-general of Dutch East Indies
Golfer Walter Hagen 1921 - 4th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at Inwood CC Far Rockaway NY
1922 - Benito Mussolini marches on Rome
1923 - Abyssinia (Ethiopia) leaves League of Nations
1923 - Radio Times 1st published
1923 - Yanks slaughter Red Sox 24-4
1924 - 2 US Army planes end around-world flight, Seattle to Seattle, 57 stops
1924 - French government names Gen Serrail gov-gen of Syria
1924 - Gen Plutarco Calles elected president of Mexico
1926 - Russia & Latvia treaty of neutrality signed
1928 - 1st recording session in Nashville (Warmack's Gully Jumpers)
Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini 1928 - Juan de la Cierva makes 1st helicopter flight over English Channel
1928 - NY Yanks clinch pennant #6
1928 - Prussia forbids speech from Adolf Hitler
1928 - US acknowledge Chinese government of Chiang Kai-shek
1928 - Valentin Katayev's "Kvadratura Kruga" premieres in Moscow
1928 - UK passes the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis.
1929 - 1st CF interception return for a touchdown (Joe Hess-U of Alberta)
1930 - Lou Gehrig's errorless streak ends at 885 consecutive games
1931 - Peking (200,000 demonstrators demand declaration of war on Japan)
Baseball Player Lou Gehrig 1932 - 1932 Baseball World Series opens with the Chicago Cubs vs. NY Yankees (6-12)
1933 - Greer Garson wed Edward Snelson
1936 - Bachelor's Children debuts on CBS radio (at 9:45 am)
1936 - Brooklyn & Boston play a penalty free NFL game
1937 - FDR dedicates Bonneville Dam on Columbia River (Oregon)
1938 - Clare Boothe's "Boys Goodbye" premieres in NYC
1938 - Dutch Premier Colijn sends radio message "No war coming"
1939 - Estonia accepts Soviet military bases
1939 - Final broadcast of The Fleischmann Hour was heard on radio
1939 - Soviet-German treaty agree on 4th partition of Poland (WW II) & gives Lithuania to USSR, last Polish troops surrender
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1940 - Michigan's Tom Harmon runs 72, 86 & 94 yard touchdowns
1940 - Nazi occupiers present "New Dutch Culture" in German
1940 - Bud Brennan, a fan at Memorial Stadium, races out of stands & attempts to tackle Tom Harmon at 3-yard line, Harmon easily evades Brennan
1941 - Phillies lose club record 111th game
1941 - Ted Williams ended the baseball season with .406 batting avg
1942 - Luftwaffe bombs Stalingrad
1942 - NY Americans NHL team folded
1944 - 1st TV Musical comedy (The Boys from Boise)
1944 - Battle of Arnhem, Germans defeat British airborne in Netherlands
1944 - Nazi murders in Marzabotto, Italy (SS-major Reder)
Baseball Player Ted Williams 1945 - "Mildred Price" starring Joan Crawford opens at Strand
1945 - Canadian football's Calgary Bronks changes its name to Stampeders
1945 - Robert T Duncan appears as Tonio in "I Pagliacci"
1946 - Greek king George II back in Athens
1948 - WBAP-TV, (NBC affiliate) Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting
1949 - "My Friend Irma" is 1st of 12 films starring Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis
1950 - Indonesia becomes 60th member of UN
1951 - Allie Reynolds' 2nd no-hitter of 1951; Yanks clinch pennant #18
1951 - Franchot Tone wed Barbara Payton
Comedian Jerry Lewis 1951 - Norm Van Brocklin of Rams passes for NFL-record 554 yards
1953 - "Bob & Ray Show" TV Variety last air on NBC
1953 - "Juvenile Jury" TV Children's last airs on NBC, moved to CBS
1953 - "Racket Squad" TV Crime Drama last airs on CBS
1953 - Dutch government proclaims 5% general pay increase on Jan 1, 1954
1953 - KOAT TV channel 7 in Albuquerque, NM (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting
1955 - 1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)
1955 - WITN TV channel 7 in Washington, NC (NBC) begins broadcasting
1956 - "Johnny Carson Show" TV Variety last airs on CBS-TV
Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley 1956 - RCA Records reports Elvis Presley sold over 10 million records
1957 - "Dollar A Second" last airs on NBC-TV
1957 - "Gisele MacKenzie Show" debuts on NBC-TV
1957 - "Honeycomb," by Jimmie Rodgers hits #1
1957 - Dutch Queen Juliana opens Velser Tunnels
1958 - France adopts constitution
1958 - Guinea votes for independence from France
1958 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 - USAF selects Thor over Jupiter rocket for mass production as ICBM's
1959 - "Hennesey" debuts on CBS-TV
1959 - Edward Franklin Albee's "zoo story" premieres in Berlin
1959 - Explorer VI reveals an intense radiation belt around Earth
Playwright Edward Albee 1960 - "Millionaire" last airs on CBS-TV
1960 - "My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own" by Connie Francis hits #1
1960 - "Queen For A Day" moves to ABC-TV
1960 - "Sunrise at Campobello" premiered at Palace theater
1960 - Ted Williams hits his final homer #521 (off Jack Fisher)
1961 - "Doctor Kildare" debuts on NBC-TV
1961 - "Hazel" starring Shirley Booth debuts on NBC-TV
1961 - "Purlie Victorious", a farce by Ossie Davis, opens on Broadway
1961 - Syria withdraws from United Arab Republic
1961 - USN Comdr Forrest S Petersen takes X-15 to 30,720 m
1961 - Walt Disney's movie "Grey Friars Bobby" premieres
1962 - "Brighter Day" last airs on CBS-TV daytime
1962 - "I'm Dickens, He's Fenster" debuts on ABC-TV
1962 - "Jan Murray Show" last airs on NBC-TV
1962 - "Tonight Show" last airs on NBC-TV
1962 - "Verdict Is Yours," last airs on CBS-TV
1962 - Alouette (Canada), 1st Canadian satellite, launched
1962 - Paddington tram depot fire destroys 65 trams in Brisbane, Australia.
1963 - "King Leonardo" cartoon last airs on NBC-TV
1963 - "Little Deuce Coupe" by The Beach Boys peaks at #15
1963 - "Martian Hop" by The Ran-Dells peaks at #1
1963 - "New Phil Silvers Show" debuts on CBS-TV
1963 - "Nick Teen & Al K Hall" by Rolf Harris peaks at #95
1963 - "Sally, Go 'Round The Roses" by Jaynetts peaks at #2
1963 - "Shari Lewis Show" last airs on NBC-TV
1963 - "Surfer Joe" by Surfaris peaks at #62
1963 - "Tennessee Tuxedo" cartoon debuts on CBS-TV
1963 - Giuseppe Cantarella roller-skates record 25.78 mph (415 k) for 440 yds
1963 - Murray The K, a NY DJ plays "She Loves You" on the radio
1964 - 53rd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (3-2)
1964 - Suriname governor A Currie resigns
1965 - Jack McKay in X-15 reaches 90 km
1965 - Lava flows kill at least 350 (Taal Philippines)
1965 - Volcano explodes on Luzon Philippines; 500 killed
1967 - Walter Washington elected 1st mayor of Washington, DC
1968 - "Happy Time" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 286 performances
1968 - "Noel Coward's Sweet Potato" opens at Barrymore NYC for 17 perfs
1968 - Alberto Giolani of Italy roller skates record 23.133 miles in 1 hr
1968 - Atlanta Chiefs beat San Diego Toros 3-0 for NASL championship
1968 - Beatles' "Hey Jude" single goes #1 and stays #1 for 9 weeks
1968 - Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) completes 37 of record 69 passes
Singer Janis Joplin 1968 - Janis Joplin announces she's leaving "Big Brother & Holding Co"
1968 - Marisa Danisi of West Germany roller skates record 21.995 miles in 1 hr
1969 - Joe Kapp (Minnesota Vikings) passes for 7 touchdowns vs Balt Colts (52-14)
1969 - Minnesota vs Baltimore, gains 530 yards passing!
1969 - SPD wins West German Parliament elections
1970 - "Words & Music" debuts on NBC-TV
1970 - Anwar Sadat replaces Egyptian President Nassar
1970 - Intrepid (US) beats Gretel II (Aust) in 22nd America's Cup
1971 - Cardinal Josef Mindszenty of Hungary took refuge in US Embassy in
1971 - NY Times reports growing interest of white youth in black gospel music
1971 - Budapest in 1956 to escape treason charges, ends exile & flies to Rome
1971 - UK passes the Misuse of Drugs Act banning the medicinal use of cannabis.
1972 - David Bowie sells out his 1st show in NY Carnegie Hall
1972 - Japan & Communist China agree to re-establish diplomatic relations
1972 - Canada defeats the USSR in the eigth and final game of the ice hockey Summit Series.
1973 - Palestinian Terrorists hijack Austrian train
1973 - ITT Building in New York City bombed to protest ITT's involvement in the September 11 1973 coup d'état in Chile.
1974 - "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing" by Aretha Franklin peaks at #47
1974 - "I'm A Ramblin' Man" by Waylon Jennings peaks at #75
1974 - "Live It Up Part 1" by Isley Brothers peaks at #52
Singer James Brown 1974 - "Papa Don't Take No Mess Part 1" by James Brown peaks at #31
1974 - "Rock Me Gently" by Andy Kim peaks at #1
1974 - "Surfin' USA" by Beach Boys reenters chart & peaks at #36
1974 - US 1st Lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy
1974 - California Angel Nolan Ryan 3rd no-hitter beats Minn Twin, 4-0
1974 - John Lennon appears as guest DJ on WNEW-FM (NYC)
1974 - Mick Ronson joins Mott the Hoople
1975 - 5th NYC Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt in 2:46:14
1975 - 6th NYC Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:19:27
1975 - Bill authorizes admission of women to military academies
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan 1975 - Oakland A's Vida Blue, Glenn Abbott, Paul Linblad & Rollie Fingers, no-hits California Angels 5-0
1975 - The Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people were taken as hostages, takes place in London.
1976 - A&M sues George Harrison who fails to meet deadline for LP completion
1976 - US Congress passes Toxic Substances Control Act
1976 - Muhammad Ali beats Ken Norton in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1978 - Israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord
1978 - Pieter Botha succeeds Vorster as premier of South Africa
1978 - Syrians & Lebanese engage in heavy fighting in Lebanon
WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes 1979 - Larry Holmes TKOs Earnie Shavers in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1980 - "Charlie & Algernon" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 17 perfs
1980 - Carl Sagan's 13 part "Cosmos" premieres on PBS
1980 - Jaromir Wagner is 1st to fly Atlantic standing on wing
1980 - Jerilyn Britz wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
1981 - Joseph Paul Franklin, avowed racist, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing 2 black joggers in Salt Lake City
1982 - 1st reports appear of death from cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules
1982 - NASA launches Intelsat V satellite, no. 505
1983 - STS-9 vehicle moves to launch pad
1984 - 1st floodlit ODI outside of Australia (India v Aust, New Delhi)
1984 - Cleve Indians down 0-10 to Minnesota Twins, win 11-10
1985 - "Don't Lose My Number" by Phil Collins peaks at #4
1985 - "Every Step Of The Way" by John Waite peaks at #25
1985 - "Freedom" by Wham! peaks at #3
1985 - "Janet" by Commodores peaks at #87
1985 - NASA launches Intelsat VA
1985 - Race riot in London area of Brixton
1986 - Record 23,000 start in a marathon (Mexico City)
1986 - Tight end Brian Foster of RI catches NCAA record 18 passes for 327 yds
1986 - Cleveland Browns' Gerald McNeil sets the team record for the longest punt return with an 84-yard run (and TD), Browns 24, Detroit 21
1987 - "Star Trek: The Next Generation," debuts on syndicated TV
1987 - Gladys Knight & Smokey Robinson on "$10,000 Pyramid"
1988 - Bronx Museum for Arts opens
1988 - Javed Miandad scores his 19th Test Cricket century (v Aus, Faisalabad)
1988 - LA Dodger Orel Hershiser sets record for consecutive scoreless inns
1990 - Exiled emir of Kuwait visits White House
Singer Marvin Gaye 1990 - Marvin Gaye gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame
1991 - "Commish" debuts on ABC-TV
1991 - "Good Time" by Ziggy Marley & Melody Makers peaks at #85
1991 - "Love Of A Lifetime" by Firehouse peaks at #5
1991 - "Shiny Happy People" by REM peaks to #10
1991 - NY Yankees set record of 75 games without a complete pitched game
1991 - UN weapons inspectors ends 5-day standoff with Iraq
1992 - "Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" closes at Paramount Theater NYC
1992 - "Dog City" cartoon debuts on Fox-TV
1992 - Oakland A's win AL West title
1992 - Pakistani Airbus A-300 crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, 167 dies
MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez 1993 - Dennis Martinez is 7th to win 100 games in AL & NL
1993 - Gas field in Caracas explodes, 53 killed
1993 - Ron Wood releases "Slide On Live"
1994 - "Baseball" TV Miniseries last airs on PBS
1994 - "Cats" 5,000th Broadway performance (joins Chorus Line & Oh! Calcutta!)
1994 - "Ed Wood" premieres
1994 - 909 people die when an Estonian ferry capsizes & sinks in Baltic sea
1995 - "Batman Forever" released Czech Republic
1995 - Dennis Martinez pitch breaks Kirby Puckett's jaw in Indians 12-4 win
1995 - Mary Tyler Moore returns to series TV in "NY News" on CBS
Actress Mary Tyler Moore 1995 - Singer Bobby Brown escapes injury in gun battle
1995 - Troy Dixon scores cricket century on 1st-class debut for Qld v W Prov
1995 - Yitzhak Rabin & Yasir Arafat, sign accord to transfer West Bank
1995 - Bob Denard and a group of mercenaries take the islands of Comoros in a coup.
1996 - 1st ODI played in Kenya between home team & Sri Lanka
1996 - Joyce Giraud, crowned 8th Ms Venus Swimwear
1996 - NY Yankee Jim Leyitz is 2nd catcher to wear a hockey mask
1996 - Nebraska & Penn State are 5th & 6th major colleges to win 700
1996 - Orioles' Roberto Alomar suspended 5 games for spitting at ump
1996 - Troy Davis of Iowa State ran for 378 yards, 3rd highest in college football games (others: Michigan, Notre Dame, Texas & Alabama)
1997 - 32nd Ryder Cup: Europe wins 14½-13½ to retain the Cup at Sotogrande Spain
1997 - Emerald Coast Senior Golf Classic
1997 - Newscaster David Brinkley, 74, retires after 54 years in broadcasting
MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire 1997 - St Louis Cardinals Mark McGwire hits his 58th HR of 1997 (34 with Oak A's)
1997 - Wendy Ward wins LPGA Fieldcrest Cannon Classic
2000 - Al-Aqsa Intifada: Ariel Sharon visits the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
2008 - SpaceX launches the first ever private spacecraft, the Falcon 1 into orbit.
2009 - The military junta leading Guinea, headed by Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, sexually assaulted, killed and wounded protesters during a protest rally in a stadium called Stade du 28 Septembre.
2012 - Aircraft crash kills 16 people in Kathmandu, Nepal
2012 - Nigeria suspends flights to Saudi Arabia after hundreds of Nigerian women travelled without a male escort
2013 - 27 villagers are killed by Boko Harem in northeast Nigeria
2013 - Hawthorn defeats Fremantle to win the 2013 Australian Rules Premiership
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