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1371 Battle of Maritsa: Serbia-Turkey
1396 Sultan Bajezid I beheads 100s of crusaders
1404 Brussels Brabants/Limburgse audit-office established
1580 Francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England
1629 Sweden & Poland signs Peace of Altmark
1655 Peter Stuyvesant recaptures Dutch Ft Casimir from Swedish in Delaware
1680 Tax revolt in Gorinchem due to tax on cereal
1687 Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians
1733 France, Spain & Sardinia sign anti-German covenant
1771 Denis Diderot's "Le Fils Naturel," premieres in Paris
1772 New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine
1777 British troops occupy Philadelphia during American Revolution
1786 England & France sign trade agreement
1789 4th Postmaster General: Samuel Osgood of Mass takes office
1789 Jefferson appointed 1st Sec of State; John Jay 1st chief justice;
1789 Samuel Osgood 1st Postmaster & Edmund J Randolph 1st Attorney Genl
1815 Russia, Prussia & Austria sign Holy Alliance
1824 Kapiolani defies Pele (Hawaiian volcano goddess) & lives
1831 Robert Montgomery Bird's "Gladiator," premieres in NYC
1835 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucia di Lammermoor," premieres in Naples
1861 2nd British Golf Open: Tom Morris Sr shoots a 163 at Prestwick Club
1874 1st Grand International Rifle match held
1876 1st Belgian parachute jump (Glorieux)
1884 Suriname army shoots on British-Indian contract workers, 7 killed
1887 Emile Berliner patents the Gramophone
1890 US stops minting $1 & $3 gold coin & 3› piece
1892 1st public appearance of John Philip Sousa's band (NJ)
1892 Diamond Match Co patented book matches
1895 Italian general Oreste Baratieri lands in Massawa, Eritrea
1898 Victor Herbert/Harry Smith' musical premieres in NYC
1901 Boer General Botha captures Fort Itala in Natal
1901 Great Britain annexes Gold Coast (Ghana)
1904 Charles Kleins "Music Master," premieres in NYC
1904 Earl Grey is named British governor-general of Canada
1904 GB Shaw's "How He Lied to Her Husband," premieres in NYC
1906 Pitts Lefty Leifield no-hits Phillies, 8-0 in 6 inning game
1907 NZ declares independence from UK
1908 Ed Ruelbach shuts-out Dodgers in a doubleheader
1914 Federal Trade Commission formed to regulate interstate commerce
1914 Germans arrest A Max, mayor of Brussels
1916 Bishop speak against Catholics in trade unions
1917 British assault on Menin-street, France
1918 Battle of the Argonne, final major battle of WW I
1919 US President Wilson hit by a heart attack
1921 Yankee Ruth hits HRs 57 & 58 to beat Indians 8-7
1923 Stresemann Govt ends resistance against occupiers in Ruhrgebied
1925 8th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at Olympia Fields CC Matteson Ill
1925 Italian sub "Sebastiano Veniero" lost off Sicily with 54 dead
1926 JB Fagan's "And So to Bed," premieres in London
1926 Shortest double header, Yanks lose 6-1 in 72 minutes & lose again 6-2 in 55 minutes to Browns. Yanks had already clinched pennant
1927 St James Theater (Erlanger) opens at 246 W 44th St NYC
1929 John Schrober becomes chancellor of Austria
1931 Earl Claus von Stauffenberg marries Freiin Nina von Lerchenfeld
1933 Sidney Kingsley's "Men in White," premieres in NYC
1934 British liner Queen Mary is launched
1938 Hitler issues ultimatum to Czech government, demanding Sudenten Land
1939 German seaplane shoots KLM-aircraft (1 killed)
1940 Airplane manufacturer in Woolston bombed, 30 killed
1940 Japanese troops attack French Indo-China
1941 Nazi's slaughter about 34,000 Jews of Kiev
1944 British & Polish paratroopers evacuate Oosterbeek (Arnhem)
1944 Soviet forces occupy Estonia
1945 All old Dutch banknotes declared invalid
1946 1st edition of Tintin (Kuifje), publishes until June 1993
1947 Happy Chandler announces Ford & Gillette to sponsor World Series
1948 Boston Braves win 1st NL championship since 1914
1950 Australia wins Davis Cup tennis tournament
1950 Because of forest fire in Br Columbia, blue moon appears in England
1950 Phils pitcher Jim Konstanty makes record 71st appearance of year
1950 UN troops in Korean War recapture South Korean capital of Seoul
1951 Prof Youngblood demonstrates artificial heart in Paris
1952 Yanks clinch 4th straight & 19th AL pennant, beating A's 5-2
1953 Billy Hunter is last St Louis Browns player to homer in a game
1953 KERO TV channel 23 in Bakersfield, CA (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 Polish govt fires/imprisons Cardinal Wyszynski
1953 US & Spain sign defense treaty (4 US bases in Spain)
1954 Japanese ferry boat Toya Maru sinks in Strait of Tsugaru, 1172 die
1954 KODE TV channel 12 in Joplin, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
1954 KUTV TV channel 2 in Salt Lake City, UT (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 Patty Berg wins LPGA Ardmore Golf Open
1954 Typhoon hits Japan - 5 ferryboats sink killing about 1,600
1954 WANE TV channel 15 in Fort Wayne, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 WCAX TV channel 3 in Burlington, VT (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 A's defeats Yanks 8-6 in last game franchise will play in Phila
1954 Yogi Berra plays his only game at 3rd & Mickey Mantle plays shortstop
1955 NY Stock Exchange worst price decline since 1929
1957 "West Side Story" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 734 perfs
1957 Bernstein & Sondheim's musical "West Side Story," premieres in NYC
1957 Dag Hammarskjöld re-elected secretary-general of UN
1957 Musical "West Side Story," opens on Broadway
1957 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1958 Columbia (US) beats Sceptre (England) in 18th America's Cup
1958 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1959 Japan hit by typhoon Vera; about 5,000 die
1959 Milwaukee Braves Warren Spahn becomes winningest NL lefty
1959 SF Giants Sam Jones 2nd no-hitter, beats St Louis Cards, 4-0
1959 Vera, Japan hit by a typhoon; about 5,000 die
1960 1st of 4 TV debates Nixon & Kennedy took place (Chicago)
1960 Longest speech in UN history (4 hrs, 29 mins, by Fidel Castro)
1960 Ted Williams last at bat is his 521st HR (off Jack Fisher)
1961 "From the Second City" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 87 performances
1961 Roger Maris hits HR #60 off Jack Fisher, tying Babe Ruth's record
1962 LA Dodger Maury Wills becomes 1st to steal 100 bases (en route to 104)
1962 TV comedy series "Beverly Hillbillies" premieres on CBS
1962 Yemen Arab Republic proclaimed (National Day)
1963 1st edition of NYC Review of Books
1963 Lee Harvey Oswald travels on Continental Trailways bus to Mexico
1964 Braves (25) & Phillies (18) set record by using 43 players in 9 inn
1965 11th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie
1965 Minnesota gains its 1st AL pennant by defeating Washington, 2-1
1965 Queen Elizabeth decorates Beatles with Order of British Empire
1966 "Staten Island," 1st icebreaker to enter SF bay
1967 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Violin concert, premieres in Moscow
1968 1st broadcast of "Hawaii Five-O" on CBS-TV
1968 Marcelo Caetano elected premier of Portugal
1968 St Louis Cards' Bob Gibson's 13th shutout, ends with 1.12 ERA
1968 Theatre censorship ends in Britain
1969 Beatles release "Abbey Road" album
1969 Bolivia military coup under general Ovando Candia
1969 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1970 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
1971 Jim Palmer is 4th Oriole to win at least 20 games this season
1971 Pam Higgins wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
1971 WGBY TV channel 57 in Springfield, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1972 American Museum of Immigration dedicated
1972 Norway rejects membership in European Common Market
1973 Concorde flies from Washington DC to Paris in 3h33m
1973 Turkey's state of siege ends (after 2« years)
1973 Wilt Chamberlain signs with ABA San Diego Conquistadors
1974 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1975 Phillies & NY Mets play a doubleheader that ends at 3:15 AM
1976 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1976 Denver's Rick Upchurch returns 2 punts for TDs against Cleveland
1976 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Carlton Golf
1976 Phillies clinch their 1st NL East Division title
1977 Cleveland Browns play their 1st overtime game, beat Patriots 30-27
1977 Sir Freddie Laker begins cut-rate "Skytrain" service, London to NY
1978 RR clerks go on strike, halting more than 2/3s of rail service
1978 NY District Court Judge Constance Baker Motley rules that women sportswriters cannot be banned from locker rooms
1979 1984 summer LA Olympic coverage sold to ABC for $225 million
1979 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1980 Bomb attack on Octoberfest in Munich, 12 killed
1980 Cuban govt closes Mariel Harbor ending "freedom flotilla"
1980 Soyuz 38 returns to Earth
1981 Houston Astro Nolan Ryan 5th no-hitter beats LA Dodgers, 5-0
1981 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1982 "Doll's Life" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 5 perfs
1982 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1983 Ali Haji-Sheikh kicks NY Giant record 56 yard field goal
1983 Australia II wins America's Cup yacht race (1st non-US winner)
1983 Cosmonauts Titov & Strekalov are saved from exploding Soyuz T-10
1983 Lebanon premier Chafiq Wazzan offers to resigns
1983 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic
1983 St Louis Card Bob Forsch 2nd no-hitter beats Montreal Expos, 3-0
1984 5,251 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
1984 Berlin appeals court clears Paul McCartney in a paternity suit
1984 Britain & China initial agreement return Hong Kong to China in 1997
1984 Dutch Queen Beatrice opens University
1984 Phila's Juan Samuel sets record for steals by a rookie with his 72nd
1984 Pres Reagan vetoes sanctions against South Africa
1985 Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Libya
1986 Antonin Scalia, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
1986 RUN-DMC is 1st rap group to hit top 10 (Raisin' Hell)
1986 William Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Chief Justice of Supreme Court
1986 Bobby (Patrick Duffy) returns to Dallas, his death is attributed to his wife Pam's bad dream (erases all of last season)
1987 Padres Benito Santiago sets rookie hitting streak to 28 games
1988 Canada`s Ben Johnson stripped of his 100-m gold failing drug test
1988 NYC's Rockefeller Center declared a national landmark
1988 Polish communist party picks propaganda chief Rakowski as new PM
1988 US space shuttle STS-26 launched
1989 Last Vietnamese soldier leaves Cambodia
1989 Last Vietnamese soldiers leave Cambodia
1989 MPAA creates NC-17 rating for movies with adult themes
1989 Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze calls for total destruction of Soviet & US chemical weapons
1990 Motion Picture Assn of America creates new NC-17 rating
1991 2 year experimental Biosphere 2 in Oracle Arizona begins
1992 Jimmy Connors beats Martina Navratilova, 7-5, 6-3
1992 Nigerian Hercules C-130 crashes at Lagos, 163 die
1992 Roseanne Barr Arnold gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
1992 Tsuruhiko Kiuchi discovers comet Swift-Tuttle
1992 1st time a positional player pitches for NY Mets, Phil Pecota, in 19-2 lose to Pirates
1993 30th Ryder Cup: US beats Europe, 15-13 at The Belfry, England
1993 Cubs bat out of order against Pirates in 2nd inning
1993 Indians win their last game at Cleveland Stadium, beating Brewers 6-4
1993 Kris Monaghan wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
1993 Seattle's Randy Johnson joins 300-strikeout club
1994 Estonia government of Laar flees
1994 Switzerland bans racist propaganda
1995 "George" magazine premieres, published by John F Kennedy Jr
1995 Earliest 1st-class cricket in Aust season (Qld v Western Prov)
1995 Sri Lanka complete 2-1 Test Cricket series win in Pakistan from 0-1
1996 SF Giant Bobby Bond is 2nd player to hit 40 HRs & steal 40 bases
1996 Space Shuttle STS 79 (Atlantis 17), lands
1997 Seattle Mariner Ken Griffey Jr hits his 56th HR of 1997
Birthdays for tomorrow in history Events  Deaths
1688Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist
1729Moses Mendelssohn, philosopher/critic/Bible translator
1759Hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen
1767Wenzel Muller, composer
1774John Chapman, [Johnny Appleseed], frontier nurseryman
1791J L A Théodore Géricault, French painter (Easy-Going of Medusa)
1820Isvar Chandra Vidyasagar, father of Bengali prose (Exile of Sita)
1821Alvin Peterson Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1823Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist (Denj, Moskvitsh)
1832Pyotr Petrovich Sokal'sky, composer
1841Pavel Ivanovich Blaramberg, composer
1867Maggie L Walker, black business & civic leader
1868Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer
1870Christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47)
1872Ottokar T Czernin von und zu Chudenitz, Austrian Foreign min (1916-18)
1873Amilcare Zanella, composer
1875Edmund Gwenn, Wales, actor (Miracle on 34th Street)
1876C B "Buck" Llewellyn, cricketer (S Afr lefty all-rounder 1896-1912)
1876Edith Abbott, dean (U of Chic Social Sciences)
1877Alfred Cortot, French pianist
1879Petko J Todorov, Bulgaria, writer (Fairy, Samodiva Fee)
1885Anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26]
1887Antonio Moreno, Madrid Spain, actor/director (It, Careers)
1888T S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948)
1889Martin Heidegger, Germany, Existentialist (Being & Time)
1891Alfred Plane, US sharp shooter (Olympic-gold-1912, 20)
1891Charles Mnch, Strasbourg Alsatian conductor (French Legion D'Honeur)
1893Milos Crnjanski, Serbian poet (Seobe)
1894Gladys Brockwell, Brooklyn NY, actress (Long Pants, Oliver Twist)
1895Fay Holden, Birmingham England, actress (Mother-Andy Hardy films)
1897Pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78)
1897Victor O Stomps, writer
1897Wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress/act teacher (Goethe/Brecht)
1898George Gershwin, [Jacob Gershvin], Bkln, composer (Rhapsody in Blue)
1901Donald Cook, Portland Ore, actor (Too Young To Go Steady)
1902Umberto "Albert" Anastasia, US gangster (Murder Inc)
1903Gerhard Nebel, writer
1907Anthony F Blunt, British historian/spy for USSR
1907Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, European Boxing Champ (Oly-silver-1928)
1907Ralph Michael, London England, actor (Quest, Doctor in the House)
1908Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker
1909Helen Giuliani, mother of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994-2002)
1911Jan F Hampe, pathologist-anatomy (Fabric & Stoflongen)
1913Ernst Schnabel, German sailor/dramatist (Anne Frank)
1914Jack LaLanne, exercise mogul (Juice Tiger)
1918Humphrey van Loo, Dutch news director (ANP/Reuter)
1919Barbara Britton, Long Beach, Calif, actress (Young & Willing)
1925Bobby Shantz, baseball player (1952 AL MVP)
1925Marty Robbins, Glendale Az, singer (Devil Woman, I Walk Alone)
1926Buland Al Haidary, poet
1926Giuseppi Chiari, composer
1926Imre Vincze, composer
1926Julie London, Santa Rosa Calif, actress (Nurse McCall-Emergency)
1927Patrick O'Neal, Ocala Fla, actor (Kaz, Alvarez Kelly, King Rat)
1929Meredith C Gourdine, Newark NJ, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1952)
1930Fritz Wunderlich, Kusel Germany, tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58)
1930Philip Bosco, Jersey City, actor (Trading Places)
1931Donald J Pease, (Rep-D-OH, 1977- )
1931George Chambers, MS, rock bassist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)
1931Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (father of Sanjay, reliable Indian batsman)
1932Clifton C Williams Jr, Mobile Alabama, Major USMC/astronaut
1932Giuacomo Manzoni, composer
1932Joyce Jameson, Chicago Ill, comedienne (Spike Jones Show)
1933Clari Baruch, [Clara C de Lieme], actress (Man With White Flower)
1933Donna Douglas, [Dot Smith], Pride La, actress (Beverly Hillbillies)
1934Dick Heckstall-Smith, rocker (Alexis Korner Band)
1934Raphael Samuel, historian
1934Winnie Mandela-Madikizela, South African anti-apartheid protestor
1935Bob Barber, cricketer (dashing England lefty bat in 28 Tests 1960-68)
1937Joop Admiral, Dutch actor/director (You Are My Mother)
1938Andrei Lukanov, politician
1938Michael V Love, US test pilot (X-24)
1939Judith P Appelbaum, magazine & newspaper editor, educator
1941Joe Bauer, Memphis Tn, rock drummer (Youngbloods)
1941Martine Beswicke, Jamacia, actress (Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde)
1942Ingrid Mickler-Becker, German FR, long jumper/relayer (Oly-gold-72)
1942Kent McCord, LA Calif, actor (Officer Jim Reed-Adam 12)
1943Georgie Fame, [Clive Powell], rocker (Georgie Fame & Blue Flames)
1943Ian Chappell, Australian cricket player (batsman 1964-80)
1944Angela Dorian, (Victoria Vetri), SF, playmate (Sep 1967, Year-1968)
1945Brian Ferry, England, rocker (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together)
1946Mary Beth Hurt, [Mary Supinger], Iowa, actress (Garp, Interiors)
1947Dick Roth, US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1964)
1947Graham Faulkner, London, actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon)
1947Lynn Anderson, ND, country singer (I Never Promised you a Rose Garden)
1947Richard Roth, US, 400m swim medley (Olympic-gold-1964)
1948Olivia Newton-John, Cambridge England, singer (Lets Get Physical)
1948Vladimir Remek, Czechoslovakia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 28)
1949Leonide F M "Leonie" Triesschijn, Dutch actress/mime
1949Martin Delray, Texarkana Ar, country singer (Get Rhythm))
1951Tom Quirke, journalist
1952James Keane, Buffalo NY, actor (Willis Bell-Paper Chase)
1954Craig Chaquico, rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship)
1955Carlene Carter, Nashville Tn, country singer (I Fell in Love)
1956Linda Hamilton, Salisbury Md, actress (Catherine-Beauty & the Beast)
1960Bret Erickson, Bennington Nebraska, US trap (Olympics-1996)
1962Melissa Sue Anderson, Cal, actress (Little House on the Prairie)
1962Steve Moneghetti, Australian marathoner (Olympics-5th-88, 92, 96)
1962Tracey Thorn, rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl)
1963Douglas Wakiihuri, Kenyan marathon runner (Olympic-silver-1988)
1963Lysette Anthony, London, actress (Angelique-Dark Shadows, Switch)
1964Bobby Joe Edmonds, NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1964Dave Martinez, Manhattan NY, outfielder (Chic White Sox)
1964Gerrie Slagboom, Dutch soccer player: Dordrecht '90
1964Robin Hood, Mishawaka IN, LPGA golfer (1989 Planters Pat Bradley)
1964Ty Miller, Granada Hills Calif, actor (The Kid-Young Riders)
1966Craig Heyward, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)
1966Francisco Andreu, Dearborn Mich, road cyclist (Olympics-4th-88, 96)
1967Craig Janney, Hartford, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
1967Martha Nix, Orange County Calif, actress (Serena-Waltons)
1968Scott Schorer, Burke, Va, rower (Olympics-1996)
1970Paul Laus, Beamsville, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
1970Rachel Jacobs, Ririe Idaho, actress (It's Not Easy)
1970Trevor Ruffin, NBA guard (Phila 76ers)
1971Elva Dryer, Durango Colorado, 1.5K/5K runner
1971Patterson Thompson, cricketer (WI Test fast bowler v New Zealand 1996)
1972Mark Haslam, cricketer (New Zealand slow left-armer 1992)
1972Shawn Stockman, [Slim], Phila Pa, rapper (Boyz II Men)
1973David Richie, NFL nost tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1974Alison Davies, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1974Gary Hall Jr, US, 50m/100m/400m free relay (Oly-gold/2 silver-96)
1974Katie Kauffman, West Lawn Pa, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1974Martin Muursepp, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
1979Jaycie Phelps, Indianapolis Ind, gymnast (World-brz-95/Oly-gold-96)
Deaths for tomorrow in history Events  Birthdays
1023Godfried I, duke of Neth-Lutherans, dies
1342John I, ruler of Poland, dies
1345Willem IV, earl of Henegouwen/Holland/Zealand, dies at about 27
1371Vlkasin, Hungarian general/co-king of Serbia, dies
1614Felice Anerio, Italian composer (pontifical royal chapel), dies
1626Lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71
1657Hadji Chalfa/Kƒtib Tsjelebi, Turkish geographer, dies at 48
1788François Bainville, composer, dies at 63
1808Pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51
1820Daniel Boone, frontiersman, dies in Missouri at 85
1866Carl Almqvist, Swedish author (Amorina), dies at 72
1871Philip Cipriani Hambly Potter, composer, dies at 78
1904Lafcadio Hearn, author (Soul of the Great Ball), dies at 54
1917Edgar H G Degas, French painter (ballerina), dies
1935Andy Adams, US writer (Cattle fire), dies at 76
1936Harriet Monroe, US poet (Poet's Life), dies at 75
1937Bessie Smith, singer, dies of injuries sustained in car crash at 43
1940Walter Benjamin, writer, dies at 48
1944Ernst Isler, composer, dies at 64
1944Julien Cahn, cricketer (private cricket promoter during 30's), dies
1945Béla V J Bartók, Hungarian pianist/composer dies at 64
1945R Beer-Hofmann, writer, dies at 78
1947Hugh Lofting, writer (Gub Gub Book), dies at 61
1952George Santayana, US philosopher/poet (Last Puritan), dies at 88
1956Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un Destin, Martin Luther), dies at 78
1958Carl Brisson, actor (Ship Cafe, Ring, Song of Soho), dies at 64
1959Solomon Bandaranaike, PM of Ceylon (1956-59), assassinated at 60
1960William Ling, cricketer (S African batsman in 6 Tests 1921-23), dies
1961Juanita Hansen, actress (Fast Company), dies of heart ailment at 67
1961Eily Malyon, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch), dies at 81
1964Calvin Thomas, actor (Judge Hunter-One Man's Family), dies at 79
1964Ida Moore, actress (Mr Music, Johnny Belinda), dies at 82
1965Clara Bow, actress (It, Red Hair, Wings), dies of heart attack at 59
1965Otto Nothling, cricketer (did next to nothling in Aust), dies
1966Helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62
1971Muriel Kirkland, actress (Nana, Fast Workers), dies of emphysema at 68
1972Charles J Correll, actor/voice (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82
1973Anna Magnani, Italians actress (Roma, Citt… Aperta), dies at 64
1973Anton Schnack, German writer/poet, dies at 81
1975Jacob Paludan, Danish pharmacist/writer (Slíret Sandhed), dies at 79
1979Seymour Shifrin, composer, dies at 53
1979John Cromwell, actor/director (Of Human Bondage), dies at 91
1979Arthur Hunnicutt, actor (Big Sky, Apache Uprising), dies at 68
1982Alec Hurwood, cricketer (Australian off-spinner v WI 1930-31), dies
1983Tino Rossi, French singer, dies
1984Walter Pidgeon, actor (Forbidden Planet), dies of strokes at 87
1989Pavlos Bakoyannis, Greek parliament leader, murdered in Rome
1990Alberto Moravia, Italian writer (Woman in Red), dies at 82
1992Ralph Manheim, translator (Mein Kampf), dies at 85
1993James Boyden, British Labour MP (1959-79), dies at 82
1994Jessie Kesson, author, dies at 77
1994Maurice Ashley, historian, dies at 87
1994Miguel Angel Martinez Soto, mariachi, dies at 22
1996Geoffrey Wilkinson, chemist, dies at 75
1996George Henderson, priest/politician, dies at 74
1996Mark Frankel, actor (Leon the Pig Farmer), dies on motorcycle at 34

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