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Births   Deaths   Events
871   Battle at Basing: Danish invasion army beats Ethelred of Wessex
1371   King Robert II Stuart of Scotland crowned
1510   Jews are expelled from Colmar Germany
1517   Turks conquer Cairo
1528   England & France declare war on Emperor Charles V
1575   English queen Elizabeth I grants Thomas Tallis & William Byrd music press monopoly
1584   Parts of Switzerland adopt Gregorian calendar (& parts in 1812)
1588   Pope Sixtus V decrees "Immense aeterni" (Reformed curia)
1673   Postal service between New York & Boston inaugurated
1689   Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords
1689   Prince Willem III calls English parliament together
1690   Iroquois tribes renew allegiance to British against French
1758   Russian troops occupy K”nigsberg, East Prussia [OS=Jan 11]
1760   Battle at Wandewash India: British troops beat French
1771   Spain cedes Falkland Islands to Britain
1775   Marshal Oscar von Lubomirski expels Jews from Warsaw Poland
1798   Coup of Midderigh
1813   Americans capture Frenchtown, Canada
1814   1st Knights Templar grand encampment in US held, NYC
1816   Lord Byron completes "Parisina" & "Siege of Corinth"
1817   English freighter Diana sinks off Malaysia
1831   Charles Darwin takes his Bachelors of Art exam
1837   Earthquake in southern Syria kills thousands
1850   Alta California becomes a daily paper, 1st such in Calif
1857   National Association of Baseball Players founded, NY
1859   Brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover
1862   Confederate govt raises premium for volunteers from $10 to $20
1863   Union Gen Burnside's "Mud March"
1873   Britains SS Northfleet sinks at Dungeness England, 300 die
1879   James Shields (D) elected US senator from Missouri after previously serving as US senator from Illinois & Minnesota
1879   Zulus attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana South Africa
1881   Ancient Egyptian obelisk "Cleopatra's Needle" erected in Central Park
1883   England complete 1st innings victory in Tests v Aust MCG
1890   Jos‚ Marti forms La Liga (Union of Cuban exiles) in NYC
1895   National Association of Manufacturers organized in Cincinnati
1901   After 63 years England stops sale of Queen Victoria postage stamps series & begins King Edward VII series
1905   Bloody Sunday: Russian demonstrators fired on by tsarist troops
1909   Vassily Kandinsky forms Knstlerverein in Munich
1910   Opera "Germania," premieres in NYC
1914   Paul Claudel's "L'‚change," premieres in Paris
1918   Ukraine proclaimed a free republic (German puppet)
1924   Baldwin govt resigns in England
1924   Dutch Blast Furnace & Steel Factory opens
1924   KGO-AM in San Francisco CA begins radio transmissions
1925   Albania Republic proclaimed under Pres Achmed Zogu
1926   Belgian chief of staff Gen Maglinse quits
1930   -35øF (-37øC), Mount Carroll, Illinois (state record)
1931   French govt of Steeg falls
1931   VARA begins experimental TV broadcast in Diamantbeurs Amsterdam
1932   British Anglicans & Old-Catholic church merge
1934   Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' opera "Lady MacBeth," premieres in Leningrad
1936   French Laval govt falls
1938   "Our Town," Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer-winner of small-town life in Grover's Corners, NH, premieres (NJ)
1939   Aquatic Park, near Fisherman's Wharf, SF, is dedicated
1939   Uranium atom 1st split, Columbia University
1940   1st radio broadcast of "Road to Happiness" on CBS
1941   1st mass killing of Jews in Romania
1941   British/Australian troops capture Tobruk from Italians
1942   Japanese air raid on Rabaul, New Britain
1942   Sietze de Groot wins 8th Dutch 11 city skate (8:44:06)
1943   66.3 cm precipitation at Hoegees Camp, Calif (state record)
1943   Battle of Anzio: Italy; Allies stopped on beach[1944]-
1943   Joint Chiefs of Staff determine invasion in Sicily for July 10th
1943   Temperature rises 49øF (9øC) in 2 minutes in Spearfish, SD
1944   During World War II, Allied forces begin landing at Anzio Italy
1945   Burma highway reopens
1945   Heavy US air raid on Okinawa
1946   US president sets up CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
1947   1st commercial TV station west of Mississippi opens, Hollywood CA
1947   KTLA TV channel 5 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
1948   Jim Laker takes 7-103 in his 1st Test Cricket innings v WI Barbados
1949   "All for Love" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 121 perfs
1949   Chinatown telephone exchange closed
1950   Polly Riley wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
1951   Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Johncrowe Ransom
1951   Fidel Castro ejected from a Winter League game after beaning batter
1953   Arthur Miller's "Crucible," premieres in NYC
1955   Norwegian government of Einar Gerhardsen forms
1956   30 die in a train crash in Los Angeles
1956   Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
1956   Canadian Football Council forms
1957   Israeli forces withdraw from Sinai Peninsula
1957   Mad Bomber (George P Metesky) accused of 30 explosions, arrested
1958   KRSD (now KEVN) TV channel 7 in Rapid City, SD (ABC) 1st broadcast
1959   USAF concludes less than 1% of UFO's are unknown objects
1960   10th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 125-115 at Philadelphia
1960   Coal mine of Johnburg caves-in, 417 die
1960   French president De Gaulle escape attempt by general Massu
1960   Paul Pender beats Sugar Ray Robinson for middleweight boxing title
1963   Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Naples Professional Golf Tournament
1964   Kenneth Kaunda becomes premier of North-Rhodesia (Zambia)
1964   World's largest cheese (15,723 kg) manufactured, Wisconsin
1965   US launches TIROS 9 weather satellite
1967   NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 20-10
1968   "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" premieres on NBC
1968   Apollo 5 launched to Moon; unmanned lunar module tests made
1968   NBA announces it will expand to Milwaukee & Phoenix
1969   "Celebration" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 110 performances
1969   Billy Preston becomes 5th Beatle
1969   Orbiting Solar Observatory 5 launched into earth orbit
1969   Roy Campanella & Stan Musial elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1970   1st commercial Boeing 747 flight, NY to London in 6« hours
1970   Test debut of Barry Richards, S Africa v Australia, Cape Town
1971   John & Yoko record "Power to the People"
1972   "Emergency" with Robert Fuller premieres on NBC TV
1972   22nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 112-110 at LA
1973   George Foreman TKOs Joe Frazier in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
1973   Roe vs Wade: US Supreme Court legalizes some abortions
1973   US, North & South Vietnam & Vietcong sign boundary accord
1975   Landsat 2, an Earth Resources Technology Satellite, launched
1976   Bank robbery in Beirut nets $20-50 million (record)
1980   Dissidents Andrei Sacharov & Jelena Bonner banished to Gorki
1980   PGA begins a senior golf tour
1980   West Indies beat England 2-0 to win 1st World Series Cup
1981   40th Islander shut-out opponent-3-0 vs Red Wings-Billy Smith 15th
1981   O A "Bum" Phillips becomes head coach of New Orleans Saints
1982   75% of North America is covered by snow
1983   2nd flight readiness firing of Challenger's main engines; 22 seconds
1983   Houston is 1st NBA team to be held scoreless in an overtime Portland Trail Blazers out score them 17-0 & win 113-96
1984   Annette Kennedy of SUNY sets women's basketball record with 70 pts
1984   Hilbert van de Thumb becomes European all-round skates
1984   Superbowl XVIII: LA Raiders beat Wash Red Skins, 38-9 in Tampa Superbowl MVP: Marcus Allen, LA Raiders, RB
1985   -30øF (-34øC), Mountain Lake Bio Station, Virginia (state record)
1985   Cold wave damages 90% of Florida's citrus crop
1985   Kelly Hu, 16, of Hawaii, crowned 3rd Miss Teen USA
1985   Zak Starkey (Ringo's son) marries Sarah Menikides
1986   Ghorbanifar 1st suggests diversion of cash to contras, says North
1987   Blizzard in NJ, as 334 attend Devils-Flame NHL game, NJ wins 7-5
1988   1st-class cricket debut of Brian Lara, Trinidad & Tobago v Leeward Is
1988   1st-class cricket debut of Hansie Cronje, OFS v Transvaal
1988   Mike Tyson TKOs Larry Holmes in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
1989   Superbowl XXIII: SF 49ers beat Cin Bengals, 20-16 in Miami Superbowl MVP: Jerry Rice, San Francisco, WR
1989   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1990   17th American Music Award: Milli Vanilli
1990   Wasim Akram scores Test century (123) at Adelaide
1990   Will Clark, NL's MVP signs a $15M 4-year contract with SF Giants
1992   Princess Sarah Ferguson wears paper bag over her head on airline ride
1992   Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) launches into space
1993   Johan Koss skates world record 5 km in 6:38.77
1994   45th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 9-8 at NY Rangers
1994   5.5 earthquake strikes Sumatra
1994   51st Golden Globes: Schlinder's List, Steven Speilberg
1994   East beats West 9-8 in 45th NHL All Star Game at MSG in NYC
1995   Palestinian bomb attack in Beit Lid Israel, 21-22 killed
1995   Pat Bradley wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament
1997   Space Shuttle Atlantis Returns to Earth, Successful
1998   NHL's Minnesota franchise selects the nickname Wild
1998   Rickey Henderson, rejoins Oakland A's for 4th time
1998   STS 89 (Endeavour 12) launches into orbit
1998   World League of American Football becomes NFL East

1440   Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania
1561   Francis Bacon, England, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum)
1571   Robert Bruce Cotton, English antiquary, politician
1592   Pierre Gassendi, Champtercier Provence, scientist/philosopher
1649   Pascal Collasse, composer
1655   Geleyn Evertsen, lt-admiral (Zealand)
1707   Carl Hockh, composer
1709   Joseph Reipel, composer
1727   Claude-Benigne Balbastre, composer
1729   G E Lessing, writer
1729   Giuseppe Luigi Tibaldi, composer
1729   Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Germany, critic/dramatist
1748   Lewis Edson, composer
1753   Peter Fuchs, composer
1756   Vincenzo Righini, composer
1766   Antoine-Vincent Arnault, French writer (Les V‚nitiens)
1779   Stefano Pavesi, composer
1781   Fran‡ois-Antoine Habeneck, composer
1788   Lord [George Gordon Noel] Byron, England, romantic poet (Don Juan)
1800   Nat Turner, slave that revolted [or Oct 2]
1802   Richard Upjohn, US, gothic architect (Trinity Chapel, NY)
1815   Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger, composer
1820   Hermann von Lingg, German playwright/poet
1820   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter (Jahresringe)
1824   Josef Leopold Zvonar, composer
1826   [Merriwether] Jeff Thompson, Partisan (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1842   Charles Henri Marechal, composer
1845   Jacob Verdam, Dutch philologist
1845   Paul Vidal de la Blanche, France, geographer
1848   Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist (Middle Ages)
1849   August Strindberg, Sweden, dramatist/novelist (Apologia)
1855   Ernst Kullak, composer
1858   Beatrice Potter Webb, England, economist
1858   Frederick Lugard, British captain/baron (Congo)
1861   Karel Stecker, composer
1865   Friedrich Paschen, German physicist
1870   Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer
1871   Leon Jessel, composer
1874   Wincenty Witoz, Galicia, PM of Poland (1920-21, 1923, 1926)
1875   Bonifacius C de Jonge, governor (Dutch East Indies)
1875   D[avid] W Griffith, movie producer/director (Birth of a Nation)
1875   Thomas W Ross, actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm)
1877   Hjalmar Schacht, president of German Reichsbank/minister of Economics
1878   Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
1878   Francis Picabia, French painter/illustrator
1886   John Joseph Becker, composer
1890   Fred M Vinson, Ky, 13th Chief Justice of US Supreme Court (1946-53)
1891   Franz Alexander, Hungarian/US psycho analytical
1891   Moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La Souris Boiteuse)
1892   Marcel Dassault, [Bloch], French airplane builder
1893   Conrad Veidt, Potsdam Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Calgary)
1894   Charles Morgan, England, writer (Fountain)
1894   Matt McHugh, PA, actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast, Innocent Affair)
1897   Josef Stanislav, composer
1897   Rosa Ponselle, opera diva (Casta Diva, La Forza del Destino)
1898   Alexander Abramsky, composer
1898   Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch writer (Arid Earth)
1898   Gustaf Paulson, composer
1898   Hans van Werveke, Flemish historian (Diocese Terwaan)
1898   Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss)
1899   Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)
1899   Martti Haavio, [P Mastap„„], Finnish linguist/poet
1900   Franz Salmhofer, composer
1901   Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Sonata Ritmica)
1903   Robin Humphrey Milford, composer
1904   George Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9]
1906   Robert E[rvin] Howard, US, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror)
1906   Willa B Brown (Coffey), US black air pioneer (NAAA)
1907   Marie Dressler, actress (Anna Christie, Dinner at 8)
1909   Ann Sothern, [Harriette Lake], ND, actress (Lady in a Cage)
1909   Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962)
1909   [Sithu] U Thant, Burma, 3rd UN sec-genl (1962-72)
1911   Bruno Kreisky, Austria, bandleader/chancellor (1970-83)
1911   Roberto Garcia Morillo, composer
1913   Verdina Shlonsky, composer
1914   Dimitri Dragatakis, composer
1914   Suzanne Danco, Belgian singer
1915   Tom Burtt, cricketer (slow left-armer took 33 wickets for NZ)
1916   Henri Dutilleux, Angers France, composer
1917   Albert "Pud" Brown, clarinetist/saxophonist
1917   Herwig Hensen, [Flor Mielants], Flemish poet/playwright
1918   Richard Eastham, Opelousas La, actor (Falcon Crest) [or Jun 22]
1920   George Breakston, Paris France, actor/director (Jungle Stampede)
1920   Piet Van Lishout, Flemish writer (Eva & I)
1920   William Warfield, singer (Show Boat)
1921   Andre Hodeir, composer
1921   Andy Ganteaume, cricketer (WI batsman, 112 in only Test innings 1948)
1922   Howard Moss, poet/editor (New Yorker)
1923   Diana Douglas, Devonshire Bermuda, actress (The Cowboys)
1923   Friedrich Zehm, composer
1923   Leslie Bassett, composer
1924   J J Johnson, composer/jazz trombonist
1924   Margaret Whiting, big band singer
1925   Leslie Silver, English paint manufacturer/multi-millionaire
1926   Lord Erskine of Rerrick, peer
1926   Tom Blackburn, writer
1927   Joe Perry, NFL Hall-of-Famer
1927   Lou Creekmur, Baseball Hall-of-Famer
1928   Birch Bayh, (Sen-D-Ind)
1929   Rita Gillespie, TV director
1931   Galina Zybina, USSR, discus thrower (15 world records between 1952-58)
1931   Rauno M„kinen, Finland, Greco-Roman featherweight (Olympic-gold-1956)
1932   Piper Laurie, [Rosetta Jacobs], Detroit Mich, actress (Twin Peaks)
1934   Bill Bixby, SF Calif, actor (Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian)
1934   Graham Kerr, chef (Galloping Gourmet)
1935   Pierre S Du Pont IV, (gov-Del)
1935   Sam Cooke, Chicago Ill, soul singer (Sam & Dave-You Send Me)
1935   Seymour Cassel, Detroit, actor (Faces, Plain Clothes, Valentino)
1937   Ed‚n Pastora G¢mez, Nicaraguan contra leader
1937   Joseph Wambaugh, East Pittsburgh Pa, police writer (Onion Fields)
1940   Addie "Micki" Harris, Passaic NJ, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy)
1940   John Hurt, England, actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express)
1940   Tilo Medek, German composer
1943   H James "Jim" Saxton, (Rep-R-NJ, 1984- )
1945   Michael Cristofer, actor/writer (Little Drummer Girl)
1945   Oliver, rocker
1946   Andrew Rubin, New Bedford Mass, actor (Hometown, Joe Bash) [or Jun 22]
1949   James P Pennington, rocker (Exile)
1949   Rein P Hummel, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1949   Steve Perry, Hanford Calif, vocalist (Journey-Open Arms, Oh Sherry)
1952   Karen Moe [Thornton], US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1972)
1952   Teddy Gentry, Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)
1953   Myung-Whun Chung, Seoul South Korea, pianist/conductor
1954   Chris Lemmon, LA Calif, actor (Brothers & Sisters, Duet) [or Jun 22]
1955   Thomas David Jones, Balt Md, PhD/Astronaut (STS 59, 68, 80, sk: 98)
1956   Becky Pearson, LPGA golfer
1957   Mike Bossy, NHL forward (NY Islanders), 1st 50 goals in 50 game
1959   Linda Blair, St Louis Mo, actress (Exorcist, Chained Heat, Savage St)
1960   Michael Hutchence, Australia, rock vocalist/actor (INXS-Dogs in Space)
1961   Barb Thomas Whitehead, Sibley IA, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian Open)
1962   Robert Mailhouse, New Haven Ct, actor (Brian-Days of our Life)
1963   Jeff Treadway, US baseball infielder (LA Dodgers)
1964   Ann Rowe, Auburn Maine, Miss Maine-America (1991)
1964   Maria Ellingsen, Reykjavik Iceland, actress (Katrina-Santa Barbara)
1964   Stojko Vrankovic, NBA center (LA Clippers)
1964   Wayne Kirby, Williamsburg VA, outfielder (Cleve Indians, LA Dodgers)
1965   Jazzy Jeff Townes, rapper (Parents Just Don't Understand)
1965   Ray Mayhew, rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
1965   Steven Adler, Cleveland Ohio, drummer (Guns & Roses-Sweet Child)
1965   Tim Prukop, WLAF linebacker-secondary coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
1966   Carlton Haselrig, NFL guard (NY Jets)
1966   Nishantha Ranatunga, cricket (bro of Arjuna Sri Lankan ODI allrounder)
1967   Manabu Nakanishi, wrestler (NJPW)
1967   Nicholas Gillingham, British swimmer (world record 200m freestyle)
1967   Olivia d'Abo, London England, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy)
1968   Andrey Sokolov, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1968   Brian Jones, NFL linebacker (NO Saints)
1969   Christina Marie Leardini, St Petersburg Fla, playmate (Apr, 1991)
1969   Keith Gordon, US baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds)
1969   Ousmane Bary, WLAF cornerback (Barcelona Dragons)
1969   Shelley Sandie, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-88, 96)
1969   Vinnie Clark, NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970   Brian Gaskill, actor (David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children)
1970   Keith Wagner, NFL/WLAF tackle (NY Giants, Redskins, Scot Claymores)
1971   Bucky Brooks, wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971   Jennifer Christine Joseph, Wendover Nev, Miss America-Nevada (1996)
1972   Steve Scifres, guard/tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
1972   Toddrick McIntosh, NFL defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1973   Deon Minor, Paris Texas, 400m runner
1973   George Noga, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1973   Reggie Barlow, wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1973   Said Larossi, soccer player (Emmen/Vitesse)
1973   Vincent Bradford, linebacker (San Francisco 49ers)
1974   Pavel Mikhalevitch, soccer player (NEC)
1974   Stephanie Rottier, St Niklaas Belgium, tennis star (1995 semi Prague)
1975   Lee Maxwell Francis Vertongen, Palmerston North NZ, cyclist (Oly-96)
1976   Balthazar Getty, actor (Young Guns 2, Lord of the Flies)
1979   Melanie Winiger, Miss Switzerland Universe (1997)
1982   Kevin Sheridan, actor (Soul Man)
2179   Hikaru Walter Sulu, SF, California (character on Star Trek)

1336   Louis III, last Earl of Loon, dies
1531   Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter, dies at 44
1552   Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, beheaded for treason
1581   Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies
1581   Seerp Galama, Dutch nobleman/military/politician, dies at 52
1599   Cristofano Malvezzi, composer, dies at 51
1640   Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55
1700   Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer, dies at 39
1781   Johann Siebenkas, composer, dies at 66
1796   Bernhard Hupfeld, composer, dies at 78
1798   Lewis Morris, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 71
1798   Matija A Reljkovic, Croatian writer (Satire of Wild Man), dies at 66
1799   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist/alpinist, dies at 58
1847   Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71
1850   Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint, dies at 54
1852   George Rodwell, composer, dies at 51
1868   Moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61
1879   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle
1879   George Shepstone, British political affiliate, dies in battle
1893   Vincenz Lachner, composer, dies at 81
1895   Edward Solomon, composer, dies at 39
1901   Victoria, [Alexandrine], Britain's Queen (1837-1901), dies at 81
1909   Richard A C E Erlenmeyer, German chemist, dies at 83
1913   Ferdinand van der Haeghen, Flemish librarian/bibliographer, dies at 82
1914   Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60
1916   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63
1922   Benedictus XV, [Giacomo Markies D Chiesa], pope (1914-22), dies at 67
1923   Max Nordau, [Sdfeld], German physician/zionists leader, dies at 73
1924   Maurice du Plessys, French poet (Le Feu Sacr‚), dies at 59
1936   Louis Glass, composer, dies at 71
1942   Reimond Tollenaere, leader Flemishch Natl Front, dies at 81
1942   Walter Richard Sickert, British painter (Free House!), dies at 81
1945   A Wolfenstein, writer, dies at 61
1945   Carlo Felice Boghen, composer, dies a day before 76th birthday
1945   Else Lasker-Schler, writer, dies at 48
1945   Johan Eykman, theologist (World Church), dies at 52
1950   Alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57
1951   Eastwood Lane, composer, dies at 71
1952   Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Mysteries of Love), dies at 52
1956   P A M Speet, Dutch broadcast CEO (KRO), dies
1959   A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73
1964   Marc Blitzstein, US composer (Cradle Will Rock), dies at 58
1966   Herbert Marshall, actor (Dark Angel, Duel in the Sun), dies at 75
1967   Jobyna Ralston, actress (Wings, Girl Shy, Freshman), dies at 66
1968   Duke Kahanamoku, 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-12, 20, 24), dies at 77
1969   Judy Garland, singer/actress (Wizard of Oz), dies at 48 of an overdose
1973   Lyndon B Johnson, president (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64
1974   Leon Lontoc, actor (Henry-Burke's Law), dies at 64
1975   Klaas Voskuil, Dutch journalist, dies at 79
1978   Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (54 Tests for England 4555 runs), dies
1979   Ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have
1980   Iris Meredith, actress (Lawless Land, Gambling Terror), dies at 64
1981   Fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113
1982   Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70), dies at 71
1983   Fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies
1987   R Budd Dwyer, Penns State Treasurer, facing prison for conspiracy & per
1988   Georgi M Malenkov, Russian premier (1953-55), dies at 86
1988   Parker Fennelly, actor (Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm), dies at 96
1992   A J Antoon, director (That Championship Season), dies at 47
1992   Ali Amini, PM of Iran (1961-62), dies
1993   Alexander Bodon, Hung-Dutch architect (RAI, Dollywood), dies at 86
1993   Charlie Gehringer, baseball player, dies at 89
1993   Kobo Abe, Japanese writer (Wife in the Sand), dies at 68
1993   Maria Vlamynck, Flemish author, dies at 75
1994   Frances Gifford, dies of emphysema, at 71
1994   Irving B Kahn, inventer (teleprompter), dies at 76
1994   Jean-Louis Barrault, French actor (La Ronde), dies at 83
1994   Telly Savalas, actor (Kojak), dies of prostate cancer at 70
1995   Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author, dies at 48
1995   Mahmoud Sayed Selim, Egyptian moslim leader, shot to death at 29
1995   Margaret Barbara Lambert, British historian (Saar), dies at 88
1995   Nico Adriaans, founder of Rotterdam Junkiebond, dies of AIDS at 37
1995   Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mother of pres John F Kennedy, dies at 104
1996   Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77
1996   Efua Theodore Sutherland, writer, dies at 71
1996   Mabel Leigh, potter, dies at 80
1996   Yisrael Eldad, extremist politician, dies at 85
1997   Ian Arthur Hoyle Munro, medical journalist, dies at 73
1997   Irwin Levine, composer (Tie a Yellow Ribbon), dies at 58
1997   Mollie Panter-Downes, writer , dies at 90
1997   Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster, dies at 66

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