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0259 Dionysius elected as bishop of Rome, succeeding Sixtus II
0260 St Dionysius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1298 English defeat Scots at Battle of Falkirk
1306 King Phillip the Fair, orders expulsion of Jews out of France
1456 Battle at Nandorfehervar (Belgrade): Hungarian army under J nos Hunyadi beats sultan Murad II
1489 "Tractate Niddah" a talmudic edition, 1st printed
1489 Treaty of Frankfurt
1515 Anna of Bohemia (12) marries Karel van Ferdinand of Austria
1515 Louis of Hungary (9) marries Maria of Bohemia & succession to Hungarian throne
1515 Congress of Vienna settles issues between Poland & Holy Roman Empire
1535 Christians captured in Tunis in uprising against Adm Barbarossa
1582 Willem van Orange moves from Antwerp to Delft
1587 2nd English colony forms on Roanoke Island off NC
1627 English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhé [OS=June 12]
1632 Foundation laid in Madrid for Buen Retiro-palace for king Philip IV
1648 10,000 Jews of Polannoe murdered in Chmielnick massacre
1686 City of Albany, NY chartered
1691 Battle at Aghrim: English/Dutch army beats France
1729 Diamonds found in Minas Geras Brazil
1731 Spain signs Treaty of Vienna
1739 Turks defeats Holy Roman Emp at Crocyka Yugoslavia & threaten Belgrade
1775 George Washington takes command of US troops
1796 Cleveland, Ohio, founded by Gen Moses Cleveland
1812 Duke of Wellington defeats French at Battle of Salamanca, Spain
1859 V E Walker takes 10-74 in an innings for England v Surrey
1864 Battle of Atlanta-Hood attacks Sherman, 8449 conf, 3641 US die
1865 V E Walker takes 10-104 in an innings for Middlesex v Lancs
1893 Katharine Lee Bates writes "America the Beautiful," in Colorado
1898 Belgica crew see 1st sunrise in 1600 hrs-1st to endure Antarct winter
1901 Serbia reactivates diplomatic relations with Montenegro
1905 Phila Athletic's Weldon Henley no-hits St Louis Browns, 6-0
1912 5th Olympic games in Stockholm closes
1916 A bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in SF killing 10
1917 Alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM
1917 British bomb German lines at Ypres, 4,250,000 grenades
1918 Lightning kills 504 sheep in Utah's Wasatch National Park
1919 De Falla & Massine's "Three-cornered Hat," premieres in London
1921 25th US Golf Open: Jim Barnes shoots a 289 at Columbia CC in MD
1922 Cards enter 1st place, marks 1st time both St Louis teams are on top
1923 Walter Johnson becomes 1st to strikeout 3,000 (en route to 3,508)
1925 Yankees purchase infielder Leo Durocher
1926 105°F (41°C), Waterbury, Connecticut (state record)
1926 108°F (42°C), Troy, NY (state record)
1926 Cin Red Curt Walker ties record of 2 triples in an inning
1933 1st solo flight round the world 7d 19hrs (Wiley Post)
1933 Caterina Jarboro sings "Aida," NYC-1st negro prima donna in US
1933 Wiley Post completes 1st round-the-world solo flight
1935 Lester Walton appointed minister to Liberia
1936 Phillies John Moore hits 3 consecutive HRs
1937 Irish premier Eamon de Valera wins elections
1937 Senate rejects FDR proposal to enlarge Supreme Court
1939 1st black woman judge (Jane Matilda Bolin-NYC)
1940 Dutch prime minister De Geer meets Hitler seeking peace talks
1940 Jacqueline Kennedy's parents divorce
1942 4th Russian Pantser army forms with 80 tanks
1942 Gasoline rationing using coupons begins
1942 Warsaw Ghetto Jews (300,000) are sent to Treblinka extermination Camp
1943 US forces led by Gen George Patton liberate Palermo Sicily
1944 Soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation
1946 Estelle Bennett, rocker (Ronettes)
1946 Menachen Begin's opposition group surprise attack on King David hotel
1947 -8°F (-13°C), Charlotte Pass, NSW (Australian record)
1950 Frank Worrell completes 261 v England at Trent Bridge
1950 King Leopold, after 6 years in exile, returns to Belgium
1951 Gen Francisco Craveiro Lopes appointed pres of Portugal
1952 Poland adopts Communist-imposed Constitution
1954 Virgin Islands (US) adopts constitution (Revised Organic Act)
1954 WTHI TV channel 10 in Terre Haute, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 1st VP to preside over cabinet meeting-R Nixon
1955 Phillies longest win streak since 1892 hits 11
1958 US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Bikini Island
1959 Benjamin Britten's "Missa Brevis" in D, premieres
1959 Earth gas found at Kolham (Slochteren) Groningen
1960 Cuba nationalizes all US owned sugar factories
1961 WBNB TV channel 10 in Charlotte Amaile, VI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1962 1st US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off
1962 44th PGA Championship: Gary Player shoots a 278 at Aronimink GC PA
1962 Chic White Sox Floyd Robinson goes 6 for 6 (all singles)
1962 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Tournament
1963 Beatles release "Introducing the Beatles"
1963 Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
1964 Steve Ballesteros wins British Golf Open
1965 Edward Heath succeeds Alec Douglas-Hume as leader of Brit Cons party
1967 1st major appearance by Vanilla Fudge (Village Theater NYC)
1967 Atlanta Braves use a record 5 pitchers in 9th inning
1967 Carol Mann wins LPGA Supertest Ladies' Golf Open
1967 Jimi Hendrix quits as opening act of the Monkees' tour
1969 Aretha Franklin arrested for disturbing peace in Detroit
1969 USSR launches Sputnik 50 & Molniya 1-12 communications satellite
1971 Sudan military counter coup under premier Numeiry
1972 10.84" (27.53 cm) of rainfall, Fort Ripley, Mn (state 24-hr record)
1972 Venera 8 makes soft landing on Venus
1973 28th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning
1975 House of Reps votes to restore citizenship to Gen Robert E Lee
1976 "Let My People Come" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances
1979 Pat Meyers wins LPGA Greater Baltimore Golf Classic
1981 Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca sentenced in a Rome to life
1982 Academic Text Processing Service forms in Seattle
1982 Biggest mass wedding, Rev Sun Myung Moon weds 2,200 couples in NYC
1983 -128.6°F (-89.2°C) recorded, Vostok, Antarctica (world record)
1983 Angels OF Brian Downing error ends his record streak at 244 games
1983 Dick Smith makes 1st solo helicopter flight around the world
1983 Poland's PM Januzelski lifts martial law
1984 113th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 276 at St Andrews
1984 22nd Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats Australia in Sao Paulo Brazil (2-1)
1984 Kathy Whitworth wins Rochester Golf International (her 85th win)
1984 Laurent Fignon wins Tour de France
1986 House of Reps impeaches Judge Harry E Claiborne on tax evasion
1987 Said Aouita of Morocco sets 5k record (12:58.39) in Rome
1987 Soyuz TM-3 launched with 3 cosmonauts (1 Syrian)
1987 US began escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers in Persian Gulf
1988 500 US scientists pledge to boycott Pentagon germ-warfare research
1989 Kristin Huxhold, 18, of Missouri, crowned America's Junior Miss
1990 119th British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots 270 at St Andrews Scotland
1990 90th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Phil Mickelson
1990 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
1990 Greg LeMond of US wins his 3rd Tour de France
1991 Jeffrey Dahmer confesses to killing 17 males in 1978
1992 Colombia drug baron Pablo Escobar escapes prison
1992 Soyuz TM-15 launches
1993 NY Yankee Don Mattingly hits his 200th HR
1993 Soyuz TM-17 lands
1994 23rd & last part of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter (since July 16th)
1994 Doc Gooden admitted to Betty Ford Center
1994 Mariners play Red Sox as home team at Fenway, as Kingdome is repaired
1994 Military coup in Gambia: Pres Dawda Jawara flees
1994 OJ Simpson pleads "Absolutely 100% Not Guilty" of murder
1994 William Sigei runs world record 10k (26:52.53)
1995 Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), lands
1995 Susan Smith found guilty of drowning her 2 children in SC
1997 Fire breaks out at Palais de Chaillot in Paris
Birthdays for tomorrow in history Events  Deaths
1478Philip I, (the Handsome), 1st Habsburg King of Spain (1504-06)
1597Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer
1621Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury/minister (1660-73)
1642Johann Quirsfeld, composer
1647Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint
1649Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italy, Pope (1700-21)
1651Ferdinand Tobias Richter, composer
1721François-Joseph Krafft, composer
1722Jean-Noël/Joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian
1784Friedrich W Bessel, German astronomer (star parallax, Bessel Function)
1804Jean C F Demolombe, [prince de l'exégèse], French lawyer
1807Karolina Pawlowa, writer
1820Louis Powell Harvey, Governor (Union), died in 1862
1822Gregor Mendel, monk/geneticist, discoverer of laws of heredity
1822Hamilton Prioleau Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1897
1822John George Walker, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1893
1830Herbert Stanley Oakeley, composer
1830William Sooy Smith, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1916
1833Benjamin Hanby, composer
1834Daniel McCook Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1844William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)
1849Emma Lazarus, Jewish poet ("New Colossus"-base of Statue of Liberty)
1853Victor Roger, composer
1863Alec Hearne, cricketer (brother of George & Frank, Kent 1884-1910)
1871Akos Buttykai, composer
1872David D Salas, Antillian writer (Josefina)
1873Ettore Pozzoli, composer
1878Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un destin: Martin Luther)
1879Gustaf Heintze, composer
1882Edward Hopper, US painter (House by the Railroad)
1887Gustav Hertz, German quantum physicist (Nobel 1925)
1888Raymond Chandler, Chic, mystery writer (Farewell My Lovely)
1889Frederick Preston Search, composer
1890Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mom of JFK, RFK & Ted
1892Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal
1892John MacBryan, cricketer (one Test Eng v S Africa 1924 DNBat, DNbowl)
1894O M Graf, writer
1895Hans Rosbaud, Graz Austria, conductor (Tonhalle Orch Zrich)
1898Alexander Calder, sculptor (mobiles, stabiles)
1898Stephen Vincent Benét, US, writer (Devil & Daniel Webster)
1901Charles Weidman, Nebraska, modern dancer/choreographer (Candide)
1902Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, composer
1905Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble)
1908Amy Vanderbilt, authority on etiquette (Complete Book of Etiquette)
1910Edith Abbo, daughter of Mien Wenneker/Dutch Prince Henry
1913Licia Albanese, Bari Italy, operatic soprano (NY Met Opera)
1914Cecil Effinger, composer
1916Hipolito M Ocalia, Curaçao, landscape painter
1918Pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry
1920Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman
1921William V Roth Jr, (Sen-R-Delaware, 1971- )
1923Robert J Dole, (Sen-R Kansas, 1969-95)/presidential candidate (R-1996)
1924Margaret Whiting, Detroit, singer (Kreisler Bandstand, Strauss Family)
1926Bryan Forbes, director/producer (Endless Games, King Rat)
1926Peter Michael Grayson, showman
1927George Hunter, South Africa, light heavyweight boxer (Oly-gold-1948)
1928Georg Dreyfus, composer
1928Orson Bean, Burlington VT, actor/comedian (To Tell the Truth)
1929Vivien Merchant, Manchester England, actress (Under Milk Wood)
1930Leoncjusz Ciuciura, composer
1930Marcia Henderson, Andover Mass, actress (Kathleen-Aldrich Family)
1931Charles Huxtable, General commander (English ground armies)
1931Perry Lopez, NYC, actor (Chinatown, Death Wish 4)
1932Oscar de la Renta, Dom Rep, designer (Coty Hall of Fame-1973)
1932William Wilkinson, businessman/conservationist
1933Chuck Cassey, Chicago, choral director (Jimmy Dean Show)
1934Louise Fletcher, Birmingham AL, actress (One Flew over Cuckoo's Nest)
1935Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
1936Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket pace bowler (1959)
1936Krasimir Kyurkchiiski, composer
1937John Price, England cricket fast-medium bowler (1964-72)
1937V B Ranjane, Indian cricket fast bowler (early 1960's)
1939Terence Stamp, England, actor (Collector, Alien Nations)
1940Alex Trebek, Sudbury Ontario, TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy)
1940Stan Ross, NYC, actor (New Bill Cosby Show)
1940Yuriy Klimov, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976)
1941George Clinton, Kannapolis NC, rocker (Parliament-Funkadelic)
1941Susie M Berning, Pasadena CA, LPGA golfer (US Women's Open-1972, 73)
1941Thomas Wayne, rocker (Tragedy)
1943Bobby Sherman, actor/singer (Seattle)
1943Jimmy Castor, rocker
1943Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)
1944Estelle Bennett, NYC, vocalist (Ronettes-Be My Baby)
1944Guich Koock, Austin Tx, actor (Harley Puckett-Carter Country)
1944Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)
1944Sparky Lyle, relief pitcher (NY Yankees, Cy Young)
1946Mirelle Mathieu, Acignon France, singer (So Ein Schöner Abend)
1946Paul Schrader, director (American Gigolo, Cat People, Hardcore)
1946Steve Friedman, TV news executive/actor (American Anthem)
1947Albert Brooks, LA Calif, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America)
1947Curt Weldon, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania)
1947Danny Glover, SF CA, actor (Lethal Weapon, Operation Dumbo Drop)
1947Don Henley, Linden Tx, rock drummer/vocalist (Eagles-Desparado)
1949Dianne Dailey, LPGA golfer
1949Lasse Viren, Finland, 5K/10K runner (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
1951Tisa Farrow, LA Calif, actress (Zombie, Fingers, Grim Reaper)
1952Herbert Chang, West Indian cricket batsman (1979)
1952Madeleine Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
1952Mary Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
1954Al Dimeola, rocker
1954Henriette Allais Jacksonville FL, playmate (Mar, 1980)
1955Willem Dafoe, Wisc, actor (Platoon, Roadhouse 66, Mississippi Burning)
1956Michael Spinks, US, middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1976)
1956Mick Pointer, rock drummer (Marillion)
1957Dave Steib, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1958Sandra Elizabeth Greenberg, Spokane Wash, playmate (June, 1987)
1960Denyse Julien, Rouyn Quebec, badminton player (Olympics-9-92, 96)
1962Alvin Robertson, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
1963Eddie Anderson, NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)
1963Joanna Going, actress (Lisa Grady-Another World)
1964Bonnie Langford, English actress (Wombling Free)
1964David Spade, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep)
1964Rafael Addison, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
1965Alondra Johnson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
1965Doug Riesenberg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
1965John Leguizamo, Columbia, actor (Mambo Mouth, Whispers in the Dark)
1965Patrick Laborteaux, LA Calif, actor (Albert-Little House on Prairie)
1965Shawn Michaels, [Mike Hickenbottom], San Antonio, wrestler (WWF/AWA)
1966Anna Wood, Roeumond Neth, Dutch/Australian canoeist (Olympics-88, 96)
1966Daniel Nowak, Schwennigen GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
1966Tim Brown, NFL wide receiver (Oakland Raiders)
1967Andreas Motzkus, WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire)
1967Pat Badger, heavy metal bassist (Extreme-More Than Words)
1967Shawn Wilbourn, US decathlete
1968Sean Vanhorse, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
1970Dan Jones, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
1970Melvin Aldridge, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1970Sergei Zubov, Moscow Russia, NHL defenseman (Team Russia, Pittsburgh)
1970W R Tillman, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)
1971Kristine Marie Lilly, NYC, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96)
1971William Bell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
1977Maria Jose Lopez, Miss Ecuador Universe (1997)
1978Heather Noelle Jones, Miss Oregon Teen USA (1996)
1989Caroline Giuliani, daughter of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994- )
1993Patricia Quinn, 11th child of actor Anthony Quinn (78)
Deaths for tomorrow in history Events  Birthdays
1035Robert II/I, Duke of Normandy, dies
1387French Ackerman, Ghent rebel/leader of Reisers, murdered at about 57
1461Charles VII, King of France (1422-61), dies at 58
1477Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen, dies in battle at 39
1497Francesco Botticini, Italian painter, dies at about 52
1499Neithart Fox, [Jonker Fox], German passage leader, slain in battle
1635Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer, dies at 45
1645Gaspar de Guzm n, premier of Spain (1621-43), dies at 58
1676Clement X, [Emilio Altieri], Italian Pope (1670-76), dies at 86
1786Vaclav Kalous, composer, dies at 71
1794Jean-Benjamin de La Borde, composer, dies at 59
1802Marie-François-Xavier Bichat, a founder of histology, dies
1826Giuseppe Piazzi, monk/mathematician (found 1st asteroid), dies at 80
1832Napoleon FKJ Bonaparte, [l'aiglon], king of Rome, dies at 21
1840Josef Jawurek, composer, dies at 83
1848Karl Guhr, composer, dies at 60
1861Barnard Elliot Bee, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 37
1863Carl Schuberth, composer, dies at 52
1864James Birdseye Mcpherson, US Union gen-major, dies in battle at 35
1864William Henry Talbot Walker, Confederate gen-mjr, dies in battle at 47
1868Zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer, dies at 51
1870Josef Strauss, composer, dies at 42
1880Anna Caroline Oury, composer, dies at 72
1909D v Liliencron, writer, dies at 65
1913Adhémar Esmein, French Reichts leader, dies at 65
1929Edouard baron Empain, Belgian builder (Heliopolis), dies at 76
1929Bror Beckman, composer, dies at 63
1932Roosje Vos, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 71
1932Roses Fox, Trade union leader, dies at 71
1934John Dillinger, shot dead at Biograph Theater in Chicago, at 33
1937Ted McDonald, cricketer (43 wickets for Australia), dies in car crash
1940Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (& dídsnat), dies at 72
1950William LM King, premier of Canada (1921-30, 35-48), dies at 75
1952August Balthazar, Belgian politician, dies at 58
1952Antonio Maria Valencia, composer, dies at 49
1953Cy Kendall, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown), dies at 55
1955Joseph Foley, actor (Mr Peepers), dies at 45
1958Karl Nunes, cricketer (1st WI Test captain 1928), dies
1958Michail M Zosjtsjenko, Russian author, dies at 62
1967Carl Sandburg, poet (Abraham Lincoln: Prairie Years), dies at 89
1968Giovanni Guareschi, Italian author: Don Camillo/Peppone, dies at 60
1969Hammy Love, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, played for Australia), dies
1972Pavel Borkovek, composer, dies at 78
1972Hugo Kauder, composer, dies at 84
1974Edna Lewis Thomas, US actress (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 88
1974Lili Darvas, Hungarian actress (Szerelem, Cimmaron), dies at 68
1974Wayne L Morse, (Sen-D-Oregon), dies at 73
1979Hope Summers, actress (Clara-Andy Griffith Show), dies at 78
1979Soschtschenko, writer, dies at 83
1979Tony "Two-Ton" Galento, boxer/actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 69
1980Fred Kaps [Abram PA Bongers], magician (world champ 1955), dies at 54
1987A G Kripal Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India), dies
1988Duane Jones, dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 51
1988Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars), dies at 87
1990George Wood, dies of diabetes complications at 56
1990Preben Neergaard, Danish actor (Mordskab), dies of cancer at 70
1992David Wojuarowicz, artist (U2 album cover), dies of AIDs at 37
1992Souleiman Franjieh, president Lebanon (1970-76), dies
1992Wayne McLaren, model (Marlboro Man), dies of lung cancer at 51
1995Percy Humphrey, musician, dies at 90
1995Harold Larwood, cricket (98 wkts bowling for Engl 1926-34), dies at 91
1995Dave Clark, music promoter/songwriter, dies at 85
1996Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader, dies at 65
1996Leon Shenandoah, native American leader, dies at 81
1996Peter Ludwig, businessman/art collector, dies at 71
1996Richard Day, engineer/development expert, dies at 48
1996Robert Collins, keyboard player, dies at 33
1996Tamara Danz, singer, dies at 43

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