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Births   Deaths   Events
530   Boniface II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
530   St Felix IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope
530   [Discorus] begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1504   Settle engagement of Karel of Luxembourg & Claudia the Beaujeu
1504   Treaty of Blois: Philip van Bourgondi‰ & Maximilian I & Louis XII
1529   Cardinal Thomas Wolsey lays-off English Lord Chancellor
1586   Battle at Zutphen: English vs Dutch army
1656   All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her)
1665   MoliŠres "L'amour M‚decin," premieres in Paris
1692   Last (8) person hanged for witchcraft in US (Salem Mass)
1699   People of Rotterdam strike over high cost of butter
1711   French troops occupy Rio de Janeiro
1733   Polish King Lesczynski flees to Danzig
1735   Robert Walpole is 1st British PM to live at 10 Downing Street
1745   Bonnie Prince Charlies army returns to Edinburgh
1753   Pangeran Gusti installed as sultan of Banten
1756   Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University
1784   Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, AK
1789   Office of Postmaster General is created under the Treasury Department
1792   Origin of French Republican Era
1817   John Quincy Adams becomes secretary of State
1861   Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians
1862   President Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1
1864   Battle of Fisher's Hill VA-Gen Early Retreats to Brown's Gap
1864   Sheridan sets up camp in Harrisonburg VA
1868   Race riots in New Orleans La
1869   Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold," premieres in Munich
1893   1st auto built in US (by Duryea brothers) runs in Springfield
1903   Italo Marchiony granted patent for ice cream cone
1905   11th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 314 at Myopia Club Mass
1905   Race riot in Atlanta Georgia (10 blacks & 2 whites killed)
1906   Race riot in Atlanta Georgia, kills 21
1908   Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
1910   England's 1st aircraft flight
1910   Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union forms
1911   Cy Young beats Pitts 1-0 for his final career victory, number 511
1912   Eddie Collins repeats record of stealing 6 bases in a game (9/7/12)
1913   Coal mine explosion kills 263 at Dawson New Mexico
1913   George Cohan's "7 Keys to Baldpate," premieres in NYC
1914   1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die
1915   Red Sox ask Braves for use of their larger park for World Series
1915   Southern Methodist University (Dallas Texas) holds its 1st class
1915   Xavier University, 1st Black Catholic College in US, opens in NO LA
1919   -Jan 20] Steel strike in the US
1920   Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series
1921   Estonia & Lithuania admitted to League of Nations
1921   Music Box Theater opens at 239 W 45th St NYC
1925   Yank Ben Paschal hits 2 inside-the-park-homers
1926   Belgian crown prince Leopold & Swedish princess Astrid get engaged
1927   Famous "Long count" fight (Dempsey loses boxing title to Tunney)
1927   Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1927   Yanks Earle Coombs hits 3 triples
1932   Hungarian govt of K rolyi falls
1935   Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115
1937   Forest fire kills 14 & injures 50 in Cody Wyoming
1941   British signal officer Bill Hudson lands in Montenegro
1942   Meulenberg robs of church bells
1943   British dwarf submarines attack Tirpitz
1943   Destroyer Itchen torpedoed & sinks
1943   Destroyer Keppel sinks U-229
1944   Boulogne reoccupied by Allies
1944   Operation Market Garden: Polish paratroopers land at Driel
1944   US troops land on Ulithi
1945   Stan Musial gets 5 hits off 5 pitchers on 5 consecutive pitches
1946   Evelyn Dick charged with butchering husband
1947   Dodgers clinch NL pennant
1949   USSR detonates its 1st atomic bomb
1949   WFMY TV channel 2 in Greensboro-High Point, NC (CBS) 1st broadcast
1950   Nobel peace prize awarded to Ralph J Bunche (1st black winner)
1950   Omar N Bradley promoted to rank of 5-star general
1953   Islamic uprising in Atjeh at Indonesia
1954   Bkln Dodger Karl Spooner strikes out 15 NY Giants in his 1st game
1955   (ITV) Commercial TV begins in England
1955   -28] Hurricane Janet, kills 500 in Caribbean
1955   Commercial TV begins in England
1955   Heavyweight champ Rocky Mariano KOs Archie Moore in 9
1957   "Maverick" premieres
1957   Duke Snider's 39th & 40th home runs are last hit at Ebbets Field
1958   KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
1958   US nuclear sub USS Skate remains 31 days under Pole (record)
1959   Chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant
1960   Mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France
1961   Antonio Albertondo (Argentina) at 42, completes 1st "double" crossing swim of English Channel in 43 hrs 10 min
1961   Jim Gentile's ties record of 5 grand slams in a year
1962   Bob Dylan plays NYC Carnegie Hall
1963   Czechoslovakian premier Sikory deposed by Josef Lenart)
1963   Mickey Wright wins LPGA Visalia Ladies' Golf Open
1964   "Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 3242 perfs
1964   "Man from U.N.C.L.E," premieres on NBC-TV
1965   India & Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect
1966   Edward Albee's "Delicate Balance," premieres in NYC
1966   KMEB TV channel 10 in Wailuku, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966   Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game
1966   Orioles beat A's 6-1 to clinch their 1st AL pennant
1966   Surveyor 2 crashes on Moon
1967   Phillies release pitcher Dallas Green, their future manager
1967   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1968   Iraq adopts constitution
1968   Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Kings River Golf Open
1968   KMTC (now KDEB) TV channel 27 in Springfield, MO (IND) 1st broadcast
1968   Twins' Cesar Tovar pitched a hitless inning & plays all 9 positions
1968   Zond 5 completes flight
1969   "Music Scene" debuts on ABC-TV
1969   China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1969   SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes 2nd player to hit HR # 600
1969   Willie Mays hits his 600 HR off Mike Corkins
1970   Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses
1971   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1972   Dictator Idi Amin throws 8,000 Asians out of Uganda
1973   "Little Night Music" opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway
1973   20th Ryder Cup: US, 19-13 at Muirfield, Scotland
1973   Balt Oriole Al Bumbry hits 3 triples vs Milwaukee Brewers
1973   Henry Kissinger, sworn in as America's 1st Jewish Secretary of State
1975   Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate President Ford in SF Calif
1975   World Football League folds
1977   Minn Twin Bert Blyleven no-hits Calif Angels, 9-0
1977   Preston Jones' "Texas Trilogy," premieres in NYC
1977   West German RAF terrorist kills policeman in Utrecht
1978   Israeli PM Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit
1979   Israel performs nuclear test at Indian Ocean
1979   Larry Parrish (Expos) HRs off Rawly Eastwick (Phillies) in DH
1980   Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway
1980   Iraqi troops seize part of Iran in a border dispute; war begins
1980   John & Yoko sign a recording contract with Geffin Records
1981   Sandra Day O'Connor appointed to Supreme Court
1982   Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka v India
1982   SF's cable cars made a final run before closing down for 20-month
1983   Everly Brothers reunite after 10 years (Royal Albert Hall)
1983   NASA launches Galaxy-B
1983   USSR performs underground nuclear test
1983   Zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4"
1984   Brussels princess Astrid marries arch duke Lorenz of Austrian-Este
1985   37th Emmy Awards: Cagney & Lacey, Cosby Show & Tyne Daly win
1985   Billy Martin's right arm is broken by pitcher Ed Whitson
1985   Earthquake strikes Mexico, 2,000 killed
1985   France premier confesses on attack of Rainbow Warrior
1985   Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes to become Heavyweight Boxing Champ
1985   Rock & country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Ill
1985   St Louis Cardinals set an unusual streak record by winning 9 of 10 games, each pitched by a different man
1985   Val Skinner wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
1986   35 countries signs disarmament accord in Stockholm
1986   India v Australia Test Cricket at Madras finishes in a tie
1986   LA Dodger Fernando Valenzuela is 1st Mexican to win 20 games
1987   2nd regular-season National Football League player strike begins
1987   Dow-Jones index rises record 75.23 points
1987   Janet B Evans swims female world record 400m freestyle (4:03.85)
1987   NFL players go on strike for 24 days
1987   Red Sox Wade Boggs ties AL record of 200 hits for 5 straight seasons
1988   Canada begins production of a $5 silver Maple Leaf bullion coin
1988   South Korean coaches attack NZ referee after disputing his decision, Olympic Korean boxer stages a 67 minute sit-in
1989   Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs
1989   IRA-bomb kills 10 British marines in Kent
1990   Andre Dawson steals his 300th base & is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 HRs, 300 steals & 2,000 hits
1990   Saudi Arabia expels many Jordanian & Yemeni envoys
1991   ABN & AMRO Dutch banks merge
1991   Calif University makes Dead Sea Scrolls public
1991   Harry Gant wins NSACAR Goody's 500
1991   Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory
1991   NY MTA yanks 6,000 ads for "Dr Tusch" (Dr Jeffrey Lavigne)
1991   Pat Bradley wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1992   Heavy storm in South France, 34 die
1993   Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game
1993   STS-51 (Discovery) lands
1993   Supreme Soviet dismisses president Boris Yeltsin
1994   Rasmussen govt in Denmark, resigns
1996   4th Solheim Cup: US beats Europe 17-11 at St Pierre Wales
1997   Elton John releases Diana tribute "Candle in the Wind 1997"
1997   Marv Albert pleads not guilty to sexual charges

130   Claudius Galenus, Italian physician/scholar
1290   Bilbo Baggins, (in Shire Reconning)
1515   Anna van Kleef, queen of England/4th wife of Henry VIII
1601   Anna van Oostenrijk, queen of France/daughter of Philip III
1694   Lord Chesterfield, letter writer; introduced Gregorian calendar (1752)
1720   Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer
1729   George Wilhelm Gruber, composer
1733   Anton Filtz, composer
1738   Dionysius G Van de Keessel, lawyer (Theses Selectae)
1741   Peter S Pallas, German geologist/zoologist (Siberia/Krim)
1757   Herman H Vitringa, politician (National Meetings)
1791   Michael Faraday, discovered principle of electric motor
1796   Ret Cornelius Kinchiloe Stribling, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1880
1822   Brig Gen Eppa Hunton, fought in most ANV campaigns
1827   John Grubb Parke, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
1829   William Worth Belknap, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1833   Stephen Dill Lee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1908
1842   Abdl-Hamid II, 34th sultan of Turkey (lost Romania & Serbia)
1849   John Godden, English explorer (Cura‡ao)
1860   Heinrich Reitsch, composer
1862   [Auguste-]Maurice BarrŠs, French writer/member of parliament
1864   Louis Van Deyssel, writer (Small Republic, One Love)
1870   Arthur Willard Pryor, composer
1872   Luis Villalba Munoz, composer
1875   Mikolajus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer
1878   Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese PM (most of 1946-54)
1880   Asser B Kleerekoper, journalist/2nd-Member of parliament (SDAP)
1882   Emil Abranyi, composer
1882   Wilhelm Keitel, German fieldmarshal
1883   Robert Franz Richard Hernried, composer
1884   Minerva Urecal, CA, actress (Accent on Love, Crazy Knights)
1885   Erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)
1887   Hobart Cavanaugh, US, actor (Border Town, Black Angel)
1888   Roger BissiŠre, French painter
1888   Sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool)
1890   Ferdinand Gonseth, Swiss mathematician/philosopher
1891   Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor (Residence Orch)
1892   Billy West, Russia, actor (Further Perils of Laurel & Hardy)
1892   Frank Sullivan, humorist (NYer Magazine)
1892   Hans Albers, Hamburg Germany, actor (Blue Angel)
1894   Hieronim Feicht, composer
1894   Johnnie Gough, Boston MA, actor (Smooth as Satin, Circus Kid)
1895   Babette Deutsch, US poet (Animal vegetable mineral)
1895   Paul Muni, actor (Acad Award 1936-Angel on My Shoulder, Juarez)
1901   Allan "Rocky" Lane, Mishawaka Ind, actor (voice of Mr Ed, Red Ryder)
1901   Charles Huggins, surgeon/medical researcher
1902   F R Boschvogel, [French LJ Ramon], Flemish writer (War of Worlds)
1902   John Houseman, Bucharest Romania, actor (Kingsfield-Paper Chase)
1906   Phyllis Hartnoll, writer/editor
1909   David Riesman, US sociologist (Lonely Crowd)
1910   Klement Slavicky, composer
1912   Alfred G Vanderbilt, thoroughbred horse owner (Native Dancer)
1913   Leroy Holmes, Pittsburgh Pa, orch leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57)
1914   Martha Scott, Jamesport Mo, actress (Dallas, Bionic Woman, Our Town)
1915   Arthur Lowe, Hayfield England, actor (Captain Mainwaring-Dad's Army)
1917   Peter Adams, LA CA, actor (Alternative)
1918   Archibald James Potter, composer
1918   Hans Scholl, German resistance fighter (Die Weisse Rose)
1918   Henryk Szeryng, Zelazowa Wola Poland, violinist (Brahms Concerto)
1919   Jack Russell, Saratoga Springs NY, singer (Your Show of Shows)
1920   Bob Lemon, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)/manager (NY Yankees, 1978)
1920   Ismay Thomas, teacher
1922   Chen Ning Yang, China, US physicist/disproved parity (Nobel 1957)
1924   Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, politician
1924   Norvel la Follette Ray Lee, lt-HW boxer (Olympic-gold-1952)
1924   Sieto Hoving, actor (Holiday in Havana, Palm Beach Story)
1925   Virginia Capers, Sumter SC, actress (White Mama, Original Intent)
1926   William O Smith, composer
1927   Eligio [Kika] De La Garza, (Rep-D-Texas, 1965- )
1927   Tom Lasorda, baseball manager (LA Dodgers)
1928   Eugene Roche, Boston MA, actor (Foul Play, Slaughterhouse Five)
1929   Serge Garant, composer
1929   William E Dannemeyer, (Rep-R-CA, 1979- )
1930   Antonio Saura, Spanish painter
1930   Roger Durham Hannay, composer
1932   Ingemar Johansson, Sweden, world heavyweight boxing champ (1952)
1933   Leonardo Balada, composer
1935   Harriet King, US, fencing (Olympic-1972)
1936   Art Metrano, Bkln NY, comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi)
1939   Junko Tabei, Japan, 1st woman to climb Mount Everest
1939   Mike Sullivan, (Gov-Wyoming)
1939   Timothy E Wirth, (Rep-D-CO, 1975- )
1940   Anna Karina, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Alphaville)
1940   Edward Boguslawski, composer
1942   David J Stern, NBA commissioner (1984- )
1942   Dick Pickering, trade unionist
1942   William C Nelson, rep/astronaut (STS 24)
1944   John Tanner, (Rep-D-Tennessee)
1946   Daniel E "Dan" Lungren, (Rep-R-Calif, 1979-88)
1948   Bill Orton, (Rep-D-Utah)
1948   Mark A P Phillips, British ex of princess Anne
1949   David Coverdale, England, rock vocalist (Whitesnake, Deep Purple)
1949   Harold Carmichael, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
1950   Carel P de Haseth, Cura‡aos author/publisher (Bida after kol¢)
1950   Meryl Streep, actress (Silkwood)
1952   Paul LeMat, Rahway NJ, actor (Fuirehouse, Hanoi Hilton, PK & the Kid)
1952   Robert W Goodlatte, (Rep-R-Virginia)
1954   Shari Belafonte Harper, NYC, actress (Julie-Hotel)
1955   Jerry Anderson, Montreal, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1982, 83)
1956   Debby Boone, Hackensack NJ, singer (You Light Up My Life)
1957   Johnette Napolitano, rocker (Concrete Blonde)
1957   Lynn Herring, Enid Oklahoma, actress (Lucy Coe-General Hospital)
1957   Mark Johnson, Madison WI, NHL forward (Olympic-gold-1980, Pitts, NJ)
1957   Nick Cave, Australian singer/songwriter (Bath Seeds-Murder Ballads)
1957   Pete Jones, rocker
1957   Philip Arnold Blackmar, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1988 Provident)
1958   Vasili Yuriyevich Lukiyanyuk, Russian cosmonaut
1959   Greg Bruckner, Inglewood CA, Nike golfer (1992 New England Classic)
1960   Joan Jett, Phila, singer (Blackhearts-I Love Rock 'n Roll)
1960   Scott Baio, Bkln, (Joanie Loves Chachi, Charles in Charge, Zapped)
1960   Victor Stevenson, CFL tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)
1961   Catherine Oxenberg, NYC, princess/actress (Dynasty, Overexposed)
1961   Dot Richardson, Orlando Fla, softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1961   Eric Stoltz, American Samoa, actor (Mask)
1962   Rob Stone, Chicago Ill, actor (Kevin-Mr Belvedere)
1963   Michele Berteotti, LPGA golfer
1963   Missie Berteotti, Pittsburgh PA, LPGA golfer (1993 PING/Welch's Champ)
1964   Bonnie Hunt, actress/comedian (Jumanji, Jerry Maguire)
1964   Marq Torien, rocker (Bullet Boys-For Love of Money)
1965   Mark Guthrie, Buffalo NY, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
1966   Mike Richter, Abington PA, NHL goalie (NY Rangers, Team USA 1998)
1967   Elfrid Payton, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1967   Harald Hasselbach, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1967   Matt Howard, Fall River MA, infielder (NY Yankees)
1968   Godfrey Myles, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
1968   Lisa Alexander, Toronto Ontario, synchro swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)
1969   Marian Chlad, soccer player (FC Groningen)
1969   Melissa Lynn Costello, Shenandoah WV, Miss WV-America (1991)
1969   Nicole Bradtke, Melbourne Australia, tennis star (1995 Auckland)
1970   Eric L Blount, CFL running back (Edmonton Eskimos)
1970   Greg Huntington, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970   Mike Matheny, Columbus OH, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1970   Prince Wimbley, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1971   Chesney Lee Haskes, England, singer (Feels So Alive)
1971   Christian Fauria, NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks)
1971   Ian Van Der Wal, Darwin Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1972   Nate Dingle, NFL linebacker (Phila Eagles)
1974   Gary Trent, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
1976   "Ronaldo" de Lima, Brazilian soccer player (Cruzeiros/PSV)
1976   Karita Tuomola, Miss Finland Universe (1997)

1197   Petrus Cantor, French theologist (Verbum Abbreviatum), dies
1253   Dogen Kigen, 1st Zen patriarch of Japanese Soto line, dies at 53
1286   Mugaku Sogen, Zen Rinzai line founder of Engakuji temple, dies at 60
1392   Aleid van Poelgeest, lover of earl Albrecht of Bavaria, murdered at 22
1392   Willem Cuser, earl Albrecht of Beierens, murdered
1408   Johannes VII Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor (1376-77, 90/1404-8), dies
1520   Selim I, captured Baghdad/Sultan of Turkey (1512-20), dies at 53
1531   Louise Van Savoye, French regent of king Fran‡ois I, dies at 55
1566   John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister, dies
1607   Alessandro Agnolo Allori, Italian painter/carpet designer, dies at 72
1658   Georg Philipp Harsd”rfer, poet (Poetischer Trichter), dies at 50
1702   Hoessein K”prl, Turkish great vizer (peace of Karlowitz), dies
1712   Jose Solana, composer, dies at 69
1737   Francesco Mancini, composer, dies at 65
1737   Michel Pignolet de Monteclair, composer, dies at 69
1774   Clement XIV, [Giovanni Ganganelli], Pope (1769-74), dies
1776   Nathan Hale, US captain/patriot/spy, hanged by British at 21
1796   George Wilhelm Gruber, composer, dies on 67th birthday
1796   Joseph Lederer, composer, dies at 63
1814   A W Iffland, writer, dies
1826   J P Hebel, writer, dies at 66
1828   Shaka, South African Zulu king, dies
1865   Heinrich Christian Pander, Russian zoologist, dies at 71
1880   G F Grace, cricketer (one Test v Australia), dies
1890   Johanna D Courtmans-Berchmans, Flemish author, dies at 79
1905   Galli-Mari‚, French mezzo-soprano, dies at 64
1914   Alain-Fournier, French writer (Grand Meaulnes), dies in battle at 27
1923   Marquess of Ripon, game hunter, dies, after shooting 52nd grouse
1927   Giannotto Bastianelli, composer, dies at 44
1935   Karl Schroder, composer, dies at 86
1944   "Cab" Calloway, British scout, dies in battle of Oosterbeek
1949   Sam Wood, US communist fighter/director (Night at Opera), dies at 66
1952   Cor Ruys, actor (Princess Stage), dies at 62
1953   William Brann, cricketer (3 Tests for S Africa), dies
1959   Benjamin P‚ret, French writer/poet (Le grand jeu), dies at 60
1959   Jane Winton, actress (Hell's Angel, Patsy, Don Juan), dies at 53
1959   Josef Matthais Hauer, composer, dies at 76
1960   Melanie Klein, Austria/British psycho analyst, dies at 78
1961   Marion Davies, actress (Not So Dumb, 5 & 10), dies of cancer at 64
1963   Fred Le Roux, cricketer (S Afr all-rounder in only Test), dies
1969   Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico, dies at 59
1971   Joseph Ford McGuinn, director, dies of heart attack at 67
1971   Yvonne St Clair, dancer, dies at 57
1972   Robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary, dies at 53
1975   Franz Salmhofer, composer, dies at 75
1975   Patricia Doyle, actress (Wuthering Heights), dies at 60
1978   Lina Carstens, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), dies at 85
1985   Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate (Bild Zeitung), dies at 73
1987   Christopher Stryker, entertainer, dies at 27
1987   Dan Rowan, actor (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in), dies at 65
1987   John F "Jaco" Pastorius, rock guitarist (Weather Report), dies at 35
1987   Louis Philip Kentner, composer, dies at 82
1989   Irving Berlin, composer (God Bless America), dies at 101
1989   Jan Teulings, Dutch actor/director (Dorp aan de Rivier), dies
1991   Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname religious leader, dies
1991   Reynold Abel Dorris, (Broken Cord), dies at 23 in car crash
1993   Margaret MacDonald, maid to Queen Elizabeth, dies at 89
1994   Forest Cowles Bud Forrest Sagendorf, cartoonist, dies at 79
1994   John Edward Teddy Buckner, trumpeter, dies at 85
1994   Leonard Geoffrey Feather, jazz critic/musician, dies at 80
1994   Mattie Moss Clark, gospel Singer, dies at 69
1995   Albert Goodwin, historian, dies at 89
1995   Arthur Benfield, formed head of Cheshire CID, dies at 82
1995   Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, folk musician/composer, dies at 62
1996   Dorothy Lamour, actress (Road to Bali, Road to Rio), dies at 81
1996   Ludmilla Chiraeff, ballet dancer, dies at 72
1996   Mohammed Ben Amhed Abdelghani, PM of Algeria (1979-84), dies
1997   Bryan Woods, soldier/clerk, dies at 76
1997   Eric William Hunter Christie, barrister, dies at 77
1997   George Bryan Ingham, artist, dies at 61
1997   Ruth Picardie, journalist, dies at 33
1997   Shoichi Yokoi, Jap WW II fighter (surrendered in 1972), dies at 82

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