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YEAR EVENTS
930   World's oldest parliament, the Iceland Parliament, established
1295   Pope Boniface VIII enters Rome
1298   Duke Albrecht von Habsburg chosen Roman Catholic German king
1305   French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge
1532   Henry VIII & Fran‡ois I signs secret treaty against emperor Karel V
1585   Spanish army under Tassis beats Amerongen Staatse troops
1611   Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again
1658   Dutch troops occupy last Portugese Fort Jafnapatnam Ceylon
1661   Marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal
1683   William Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania; only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken"
1724   Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
1757   Robert Clive defeats Indians at Plassey, wins control of Bengal
1760   Battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia
1775   1st regatta held on Thames, England
1776   Final draft of Declaration of Independence submitted to US Congress
1784   1st US balloon flight (13 year old Edward Warren)
1794   Empress Catherine II grants Jews permission to settle in Kiev
1810   John Jacob Astor organizes Pacific Fur Co (Astoria, Oregon)
1821   Dutch troops conquer Palembang
1848   Antoine Joseph Sax patents Saxophone
1848   Bloody insurrection of workers in Paris
1854   Antwerp-Roosendaal railway goes into use
1860   Congress establishes Government Printing Office
1860   US Secret Service created
1863   Tullahoma campaign, TN
1865   At Ft Towson, Gen Stand Watie surrenders last sizeable confed army
1868   Christopher Latham Sholes patents "Type-writer"
1888   Frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president
1902   Gioacchino Rossini's unveils monument to Santa-Croce
1909   Confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections
1915   Yanks get record 16 walks & 3 wild pitches beat A's Bruno Hass, 15-0
1915   Zeb Turner, country-rock performer (Chew Tobacco Rag)
1917   31st US Womens Tennis: Molla Mallory beat Marion Vanderhoef (46 60 62)
1917   Ammunition factory in Boleweg Bohemia explodes, killing 1,000
1917   Ernie Shore replaces Red Sox pitcher Babe Ruth with a runner on, he throws him out & retires all 26 he faces for a perfect game
1918   Boston Red Sox Dutch Leonard's 2nd no-hitter beats Tigers, 5-0
1919   Marcus Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Assn (UNIA) incorporates
1919   Nitti govt forms in Italy
1922   57th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 300 at Royal St George
1924   8 month Twenste textile strike ends
1925   British warship fires on Hong Kong harbor strikers
1925   Landslides create 3-mile long "Slide Lake" (Gros Ventre Wyoming)
1926   8th govt of Briand van France forms
1926   Commencement of the West Indies' 1st Test cricket match, at Lord's
1927   Lou Gehrig hits 3 HRs in 11-4 victory over Red Sox
1930   Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 21-8
1931   Wiley Post & Harold Catty took off for flight around world
1932   Lou Gehrig plays 1,103rd successive game in a NY uniform, equaling Joe Sewell's record with one team (Cleveland)
1933   Don McNeill's Pepper Pot (Breakfast Club) begins 35« year run on NBC
1935   Anthony Eden offers Mussolini, Somalian harbor
1938   Civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established
1938   Marineland opens in Florida-1st aquarium
1938   NYC Mayor LaGuardia assigns 21 cops to patrol subway
1939   Bronko Nagurski beats Lou Thesz in Houston, to become wrestling champ
1939   France turns over Sanjak of Alexandretta (Hatay) to Turkey
1940   Marcel Louette seeks opposition group "White Brigade" on Antwerp
1940   RAF bombs Schiphol
1941   Germany occupies Telz Lithuana
1943   Dutch artsens protest against nazis
1943   RAF discovers Werner von Brauns V1/V2-base in Peenemnde
1944   4 tornadoes strike Appalachia, killing 153
1944   Russian offensive in central front sector
1944   Thomas Mann becomes a US citizen
1945   77th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Pavot wins in 2:30.2
1945   Last organized Japanese defiance broken (Tarakan)
1947   Compton & Bill Edrich make 370 stand for 3rd wkt v S Africa
1947   Truman's veto of Taft-Hartley Act overridden by congress
1949   1st 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School
1949   Dutch Constellation plunge at Bari in sea, 33 die
1950   Indians' Luke Easter hits longest ball in Cleveland Stadium history, 477 feet, into upper deck, Section 4
1950   Swiss parliament refuses voting right for women
1950   Yanks & Tigers hit record 11 HRs, Tigers win 10-9
1951   British diplomats Guy Burgess & Donald Maclean flee to USSR
1951   Most expensive US hailstorm ($1.5M crop damage & $14M property-Kansas)
1952   US airplanes bomb energy centers at Yalu Korea
1953   Patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Women Golf Tournament
1954   122øF (50øC), Overton, Nevada (state record until June 29, 1994)
1955   Walt Disney's "Lady & the Tramp" released
1956   "Jimmy Durante Show," last airs on NBC-TV
1956   "Transfusion" by Nervous Norvous peaks at #8
1956   Gamal Abdel Nasser elected president of Egypt
1958   Dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers
1958   Fed judge rules race separation must end in 2« years in Little Rock
1958   Foundation Praemium Erasmianum (Erasmus Prize) established
1960   "Pat Boone Show," last airs on ABC-TV
1960   Japan signs security treaty with the US
1961   Antarctic Treaty goes into effect
1961   Cubs Ernie Banks ends his 717 consecutive-games-played streak
1961   Phillies overcome 9-0, losing 11-2 they score 4 in 8th & 6 in 9th
1961   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,830 m
1962   "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs
1962   Laos Suvanna Phuma forms govt
1962   Larry Doby, retires from Cleve Indians to play in Japan
1963   63rd US Golf Open: Julius Boros shoots a 293 at The Country Club Mass
1963   Mickey Wright wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
1963   NY Mets Jimmy Piersall, hits his 100th HR, he circles bases backwards
1963   Pres Kennedy tours West-Europe
1964   Gen Maxwell Taylor appointed US ambassador in South Vietnam
1967   Jim Ryun sets mile record (3:51.1, Bakersfield CA)
1967   John Entwistle of rock group Who weds Alison Wise
1967   LBJ & Alexei Kosygin hold 1st of 2 summit meetings in Glassboro, NJ
1967   US Senate censures Thomas J Dodd (D-Ct) for misusing campaign funds
1969   French government of Couve de Murville resigns
1969   Joe Frazier TKOs Jerry Quarry in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1969   Warren E Burger sworn in as Supreme Court Chief Justice
1970   "Red Skelton Show," last airs on CBS-TV, moved to NBC-TV
1970   Charles Rangel defeats Adam Clayton Powell in Democratic primary
1970   Rocker Chubby Checker arrested for marijuana possession
1971   Phillies Rick Wise no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 4-0
1971   WTVP TV channel 47 in Peoria, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1972   Hurricane Agnes is costliest natural disaster in American history
1972   Nixon & Haldeman agree to use CIA to cover up Watergate
1972   Pres Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports
1973   "Cyrano" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 49 performances
1973   "Sugar" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 506 performances
1973   Phillies Ken Brett 4th consecutive game HR in which he pitched
1974   1st extraterrestrial message sent from Earth into space
1974   20th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie
1975   75th US Golf Open: Lou Graham shoots a 287 at Medinah CC ILL
1975   Rocker Alice Cooper falls off stage in Vancouver, breaks 6 ribs
1976   CCN Tower in Toronto, tallest free-standing structure (555 m) opens
1977   13th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 6-4
1978   33rd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Hollis Stacy
1979   Charlie Daniels Band releases "Devil Went Down to Georgia"
1979   Rock group, the Knack releases "My Sharona"
1979   West Indies beat England by 92 runs to win Cricket World Cup
1980   "David Letterman Show," debuts on NBC-TV daytime
1980   1st solar-powered coast-to-coast two-way radio conversation
1980   West German wins European soccer title (2-1 against Belgium)
1981   "This Was Burlesque" opens at Princess Theater NYC for 28 performances
1981   33 inning game ends, Pawtucket 3, Rochester 2
1981   Amanda Maccaro becomes 1st American to win Russian Ballet Competition
1981   Dave Koza scores Marty Barrett with bases-loaded single in bottom of 33rd inning, Pawtucket beats Rochester 3-2
1981   French govt of Mauroy forms, with 4 communists
1981   NYC mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy
1982   "Cleavage" opens & closes at Playhouse Theater NYC
1982   -117øF; All time low at South Pole
1982   Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb)
1982   Intelligence Identities Protection Act (Public Law 97-200)
1982   Mary Hart joins Entertainment Tonight
1983   Syria throws out PLO leader Arafat
1983   US Supreme Court ruled Congress could not veto presidential decisions
1985   Alice Miller wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1985   Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die
1985   Laffit Pincay Jr becomes 2nd jockey to win $100 million
1986   Pedro Morales swims world record 100m butterfly (52.84)
1986   Tip O'Neill refuses to let Reagan address House
1988   Charlotte Hornets & Miami Heat begin their NBA expansion draft
1988   Yank manager Billy Martin's 5th term ends, Lou Pinella named manager
1989   Movie "Batman" premieres
1990   A rally to save Alien Nation from cancellation held at Stat of Liberty
1990   Moldavia declares independence
1990   Police find marijuana at Chuck Berry's home
1990   TV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of year
1990   Zimbabwe beat the Netherlands by 6 wickets to win ICC Trophy
1991   "Odd Couple" opens & closes at Belasco Theater NYC
1991   "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Babalu Music"
1991   Beth Daniel wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
1991   Mazda becomes 1st Japanese car to capture Le Mans 24 hour race
1992   "Tin Bigha Day" protest in India of corridor opening to Bangladesh
1992   Emmy 19th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 13th time
1992   Rabin wins Israeli parliamentary election
1993   Lindsay Wagner (Bionic Woman) files for divorce from Lawrence Mortorff
1993   Lorena Gallo Bobbitt amputates husband's John Wayne Bobbitt's penis
1993   UN authorizes worldwide oil embargo against Haiti
1994   Replay shows A's Bobby Witt beat KC's Gagne to 1st in 6th but ump Gary Cedarstrom calls him safe, runing Witt's perfect game
1994   South Africa reclaims its seat in UN
1996   "Tartuffe: Born Again" closes at Circle in Sq NYC after 29 perfs
1996   Dottie Pepper wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
1996   Nintendo 64 goes on sale in Japan
1997   Dow Jones drops 192.25 pts

BIRTHS
1160   Johannes de Matha, French saint/founder (Trinitarians)
1540   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer
1612   Justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet
1749   Konrad Back, composer
1763   Jos‚phine Martiniques, empress of France (1804-14)
1774   Matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling)
1801   Daniel Smith Donelson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1810   Franziska"Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina
1818   Simon Vissering, Dutch economist/minister of Finances (1879-81)
1822   Young Marshall Moody, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1866
1824   Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke, composer
1837   Ernest Guiraud, composer
1838   Edwin Henry Stoughton, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1846   George Sax, inventor (saxophone)
1848   Antoine Joseph Sax, inventor (saxophone)
1852   Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer
1855   Maude Valerie White, composer
1858   William Ernst Johnson, Cambridge England, mathematician
1859   Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdams social alderman (building of houses)
1875   Carl Milles, Uppsala Sweden, fountain sculptor (Wedding of Rivers)
1876   Irvin S Cobb, Ky, writer/humorist (Old Judge Priest)
1877   Blair Fairchild, composer
1877   Hermann Stephani, composer
1879   William Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman
1884   Werner Krauss, Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Caligari, Joyless Street)
1887   Ernst Rowohlt, German publisher (Rowohlt-Verlag)
1887   John Finley Williamson, Canton Ohio, conductor (Westminster Choir)
1888   Anna Achmatova, [AA Gorenko], Russian conductor (Tsjetki)
1888   Lee Moran, Chicago IL, actor (Circus Clown)
1892   Able Kiviat, US, runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
1892   Edmund Cobb, Albuquerque NM, western actor (Comanche Territory)
1892   Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish/US pianist
1893   Donald McBride, Brooklyn NY, actor (Mr Clyde-My Friend Irma)
1894   Alfred Kinsey, entomologist/sexologist (Kinsey Report)
1894   Edward VIII, King of Great Brit/N-Ireland/emperor of India (1936)
1897   Winifred Wagner-William, German organizer (Wagner Festival)
1899   Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, composer
1901   Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador
1901   Paul Verhoeven, Unna Germany, director (4th Man, Basic Instinct)
1902   Howard T Engstrom, Boston, computer designer (Univac)
1903   Anthony Veiller, NYC, writer (Night of Iguana, Moulin Rouge)
1903   Hans C Branner, Danish writer (Toys, Horse Rider)
1904   Carleton Coon, prof of anthropology (What in the World)
1904   Quintin McMillan, cricketer (South African leg spinner 1929-32)
1904   Willie Mae "Mother" Smith, gospel singer/evangelist folk artist
1906   Wolfgang Koeppen, writer
1908   Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each)
1910   Jean Anouilh, France, dramatist (Thieves' Carnival)
1911   David Ogilvy, advertising whiz (Ogilvy & Mathers)
1912   Alan Turing, mathematician/pioneer in computer theory (Turing Machine)
1912   Maurice Dallimore, England, actor (Collector, Lad: A Dog)
1913   Jacques Rabemananjara, Hungarian author/vice-president (Antsa)
1913   Molly Harris, actress/writer (Immortal)
1913   William P Rogers, Norfolk NY, US secretary of state (1969-73)
1915   Dennis Price, Twyford England, actor (Adventurers, Millionairess)
1916   Irene Worth, [Hattie Abrams], Nebraska, actress (Nicolas & Alexandra)
1916   Len Hutton, cricketer (England opener, 364 v Australia The Oval 1938)
1917   Sid Watters Jr, horse trainer
1920   Paul Des Marais, composer
1921   Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1964- )
1922   Francis Thorne, Bay Shore NY, composer (Burlesque Overture)
1922   Leonard Dorfman, horse trainer
1925   Amada Galvez Santos Ocampo, composer
1925   Art Modell, owner (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores)
1925   Richard Barber, cricketer (scored 12 & 5 in only Test NZ v WI 1956)
1926   Lars Johan Werle, composer
1927   Bob Fosse, Chicago Ill, choreographer/director (Cabaret, Damn Yankees)
1929   Dave King, Twickenham England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)
1929   Henri Pousseur, Malm‚dy Belgium, composer (Homo Habitis)
1929   June Carter Cash, Maces Spring Va, country singer (Johnny Cash Show)
1930   Donn Fulton Eisele, Columbus Ohio, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 7)
1931   Urs Jaeggi, writer
1932   Bob Blair, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 19 Tests in 50s)
1933   Bert Convy, St Louis MO, game show host (Win, Lose or Draw)
1935   Gy”rgy K rp ti, Hungary, water polo (Olympic-gold-1952, 56, 64)
1936   Berend Boudewijn [van der Woude], Dutch TV host/director (Baantjer)
1940   Adam Faith, England, singer (Poor Me, What Do You Want?)
1940   Alexander Irvine, Lord Chanceller of UK (1997- )
1940   Diana Trask, Australia, singer (Sing Along With Mitch)
1940   Mike Shrimpton, cricketer (occasional NZ Test batsman 1963-74)
1940   Simon Hobday, Mareking South Africa, PGA golfer (1994 US Senior Open)
1940   Stuart Sutcliffe, Edinburgh Scotland, rocker (Beatles)
1940   Wilma Rudolph, St Bethlehem Tenn, runner (Olympic-3 gold-1960)
1943   James Levine, musical conductor (Tosca)/dir (Metropolitan Opera)
1944   Rosetta Hightower, US singer (Don't Hang Up)
1945   K B Wilson, methodist Preacher/Principal (Westminster College Oxford)
1945   Paul Goddard, Georgia, rock bassist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
1946   Russ Thacker, Wash DC, producer (Golden Seal)
1946   Ted Shackelford, Okla City Okla, actor (Gary-Dallas, Knots Landing)
1947   Bryan Brown, Sydney, actor (F/X, Gorillas in the Mist, Kim, Tai-Pan)
1948   Clarence Thomas, Savannah Ga, 108th US Supreme Court Justice (1991- )
1948   Myles Goodwyn, Montreal, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine)
1948   Nigel Osborne, composer
1950   Sally Geeson, Sussex England, actress (Bless This House)
1953   Filbert Bayi, Karatu Tanzania, 3k steeplechase (Olympic-silver-1980)
1953   Roberta Leighton, Minneapolis Mn, actress (Ginger-Days of Our Lives)
1955   Debbie Boostrom, Peoria ILL, playmate (Aug, 1981)
1957   David Houghton, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 266 v Sri Lanka 1994)
1957   Frances McDormand, actress, (Fargo, Academy Award)
1957   Lee John, [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
1959   Danny Sharp, Hamilton Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Quinte Festival)
1961   LaSalle Thompson, NBA forward/center (Phila 76ers)
1961   Mark Drillich, Dutch pop bassist (Kong-Slauerhoff)
1962   Paul LaGreca, Bronx NY, actor (Big Trouble)
1962   Richard Coles, rock keyboardist (Communards)
1963   Kari Takko, Uusikaupunki FIN, hockey goalie (Team Finland)
1964   Joey Allen, Ft Wayne Indiana, rock guitarist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
1964   Trent Bushey, Haverhill Mass, actor (David Rampal-All My Children)
1965   Dawn Whiteham, New London Ct, bodybuilder (Penthouse Nov 1995)
1965   John "Chip" McKibben II, Balboa Island Calif, rower (Olympics-1996)
1965   Leith Wastle, Benalla VIC, Australasia golfer
1965   Peter O'Malley, Bathurst NSW, Australasia golfer
1966   Barbara Jordan, US softball outfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1966   Chantal Daucourt, Bienne Switz, mountain cyclist (world-bronze-95)
1966   Vladislav Neiman, Israel, Men's flyweight boxer (Oly-1996)
1967   Derrick Walker, NFL tight end (KC Chiefs)
1967   Laurie Wood, Orange Calif, playmate (March, 1989)
1968   Kent Steffes, Ann Arbor Mich, beach volleyballer (Olympics-gold-96)
1968   Ronnie West, WLAF RB (London Monarchs)
1969   Elbert Ellis, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers)
1970   A C Earl, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
1970   Kerri Ann Buchberger, Russell Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1970   Mike Bartrum, tight end (New England Patriots)
1970   Rich Manning, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1970   Robert Brooks, NFL wide reciever (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1970   Roger Knarren, soccer player (MVV)
1971   Felix Potvin, Anjou, NHL goalie (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1971   Joe Rumolo, CFL defensive linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1972   Cory Schlesinger, NHL running back (Detroit Lions)
1972   Larry Whigham, NFL safety (NE Patriots)
1972   Roell Preston, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
1973   Mark Larsen, jockey
1974   Dontonio Wingfield, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
1974   Lisa Bamford, Raleigh NC, Miss America-NC (1996)
1974   Maria Carolina Christina, Princess of Netherlands
1974   Mark Hendrickson, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
1975   Alexander Serikow, Landshut GER, hockey forward (Team Germany)
1975   Jane Jamieson, Australian heptathlete (Olympics-96)
1976   Paola Suarez, Pergamino Arg, tennis star (1995 Futures-Buenos Aires)
1977   Hayden Foxe, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

DEATHS
758   Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher/disciple of Hui-neng, dies at 74
1075   Theoduinus, Beiers prince-bishop of Liege, dies
1137   Adalbert I, archbishop of Mainz (1111-1137), dies
1139   Andries van Kuik, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1444   Marcus, [Manuel] Eugenicus, Byzantine bishop of Efeze/theologist, dies
1771   Jean-Claude Trial, composer, dies at 38
1801   Bendix Friedrich Zinck, composer, dies at 58
1817   Otto Carl Erdmann Kospoth, composer, dies at 63
1833   Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer, dies at 73
1866   Samuel Sarphati, Amsterdam physician/social activist, dies at 53
1878   George Backing, English sea officer/explorer (B's River), dies at 81
1888   Emil Naumann, composer, dies at 60
1891   Francis Henry Brown, composer, dies at 73
1891   George Parr, cricketer (Nottinghamshire & All-England), dies
1895   Joseph Paul Skelly, composer, dies at 44
1901   Charles Kensington Salaman, composer, dies at 87
1916   Victor Chapman, US legionaire/WW I pilot, killed
1919   Amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist, dies
1924   Cecil [James] Sharp, English folk musician, dies at 64
1928   Thomas H Rollinson, composer, dies at 84
1945   Lt Gen Ushijima, Japanese commander, commits suicide at Okinawa
1951   Armin Knab, German composer (Wunderhorn), dies at 70
1956   Reyngol'd Moritsevich Glier, composer, dies at 81
1957   Louis Frnberg, writer, dies at 48
1958   Edvard Armas Jarnefeldt, composer, dies at 88
1959   Jean Gallon, composer, dies at 80
1961   Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (Rubens' Daughter), dies at 70
1965   Mary Boland, actress (Boy Trouble, New Moon), dies at 83
1969   Stanley Andrews, actor (Old Ranger-Death Valley Days), dies at 78
1971   George Blagoi, entertainer, dies
1971   Walter Schulthess, composer, dies at 76
1972   Elton Britt, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree), dies at 54
1973   Fay Holden, actress (Mother-Andy Hardy films), dies at 77
1975   William Hansen, actor (Homebodies), dies at 64
1980   John Laurie, actor (39 Steps, Jericho, Kidnapped), dies at 83
1980   Odile Versois, actress (Nude in a White Car, Young Lovers), dies
1980   Sanjay Gandhi, Indian politician, dies
1980   Walter Rodney, Guyanese historian (bomanslag), dies
1981   Zarah Leander, Swedish/German singer/actress (Gabriela), dies at 79
1986   Nigel Stock, actor (Lost Continent, Young Sherlock Holmes), dies
1988   Dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies
1988   Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool), dies at 73
1988   M Gregor-Dellin, writer, dies
1991   Antonio Jacinto, Angolan poet, dies at 66
1991   Bill Buysman, Dutch guitarist/singer (Kilima Hawaiians), dies
1992   Lou Ramos, entertainer, dies
1992   Renie Irene Brouillet Conley, US, costume designer (Cleopatra), dies
1994   Alan Frank, music publisher, dies at 83
1994   Piet van Elk, cartoonist, dies at 74
1994   Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker, dies at 50
1995   Jonas Salk, biologist (Polio vaccine), dies of heart failure
1996   Andreas George Papandreou, PM of Greece (1981-89, 93-96), dies at 76
1996   Angelo John Novarese, record company founder, dies at 72
1996   Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge, dies at 98
1996   Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer, dies at 69
1996   William Walsh, academic, dies at 80
1997   "Wino" Willie Forkner, biker (Wild One), dies of heart attack at 77
1997   Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X, suffering from burns, dies at 63

   
 
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