Today in United States of America History (Part 11)

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Related Topics: American Civil War - American Indian Wars - American Revolutionary War - Civil Rights - Cold War

Historical Events

Events 1001 - 1,100 of 1,298

1987-02-04 - Stars & Stripes beats Australia's Kookaburra 3, sweeps America's Cup
1987-02-07 - Dennis Conner & Stars & Stripes bring America's Cup back to US
1987-02-20 - David Hartman quits ABC's "Good Morning America," after 11 years
1987-03-09 - Chrysler Corp offered to buy American Motors Corp for $1 billion
1987-04-28 - American engineer Ben Linder is killed in an ambush by U.S.-funded Contras in northern Nicaragua.
1987-05-19 - 1st American Comedy Award
1987-06-20 - Chuti Tiu, 17, of Wisconsin, crowned America's Junior Miss
1987-08-01 - Nurse Mary R Stout chosen chairperson of Vietnam Veterans of America
1987-08-07 - 5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala
1987-09-19 - Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (Mich), 24, crowned 61st Miss America
1987-11-15 - Leile McBridge (Denver), crowned Miss Black America
1987-12-02 - Jennifer Steele, 17, of Colo becomes Miss Teen of America [Approx]
Singer and actress Whitney HoustonSinger and actress Whitney Houston 1988-01-25 - 15th American Music Award: Anita Baker, Paul Simon & Whitney Houston
1988-03-15 - Eugene Marino of Atlanta, appointed 1st African American archbishop
1988-05-14 - Carrollton bus collision: a drunk driver going the wrong way on Interstate 71 near Carrollton, Kentucky, United States hits a converted school bus carrying a church youth group. The crash and ensuing fire kill 27.
1988-05-15 - 2nd American Comedy Award: Robin Williams & Tracey Ullman
1988-06-12 - Andy Hampton is 1st American to win Round of Italy
1988-06-25 - Kristen Logan, 17, of Mississippi, crowned America's Junior Miss
Actor & Comedian Robin WilliamsActor & Comedian Robin Williams 1988-08-04 - Congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WW II
1988-09-09 - US Stars & Stripes H3 defeats NZ's KZ-1 at the 27th America's Cup: NZ appeal in court but eventually lose
1988-09-10 - Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson (Minn), 22, crowned 62nd Miss America 1989
1988-10-19 - 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel
1988-12-06 - Arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden
1989-01-30 - 16th American Music Award: Randy Travis & George Michael wins
1989-01-30 - The American embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan closes.
Rock Vocalist George MichaelRock Vocalist George Michael 1989-03-01 - The United States becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
1989-03-28 - New Zealand wins America's Cup over Stars & Stripes, in a NY court
1989-04-07 - NY Supreme Court takes America's Cup away from SD Yacht Club for using a catamaran against NZ. Appeals court eventually overrules
1989-05-23 - 3rd American Comedy Award: Paula Poundstone
1989-07-22 - Kristin Huxhold, 18, of Missouri, crowned America's Junior Miss
1989-07-23 - FOX-TV tops ABC, NBC & CBS for 1st time (America's Most Wanted)
1989-07-24 - Paula Gwynn, 22, crowned 21st Miss Black America
1989-09-16 - Debbye Turner (Mont), 23, crowned 63rd Miss America 1990
1989-09-17 - NYC court of appeals overturns lower court decision & returns America's Cup back to US (from NZ)
1989-09-19 - Appeals court restores America's Cup to US after NY Supreme Court gave it to NZ (NZ protested US's use of a catamaran)
Cartoonist Matt GroeningCartoonist Matt Groening 1989-12-17 - The longest-running American sitcom the simpsons had its debut.
1989-12-19 - American Airlines purchases Eastern Airline's Latin American route
1990-01-22 - 17th American Music Award: Paula Abdul & Bobby Brown win
1990-03-01 - Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
1990-03-10 - 4th American Comedy Award: When Harry Met Sally
1990-03-27 - The United States begins broadcasting TV Martí to Cuba in an effort to bridge the information blackout imposed by the Castro regime.
Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula AbdulSinger & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul 1990-04-26 - NY court of appeals ends 2½ year legal battle over 1988 America's Cup by refusing jurisdiction of case
1990-05-02 - "Some Americans Abroad" opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 62 perfs
1990-05-24 - A car carrying American Earth First! activists Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney explodes in Oakland, California, critically injuring both.
1990-06-17 - "Some Americans Abroad" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 62 perfs
1990-07-14 - Sara Martin, of Illinois, crowned America's Junior Miss
1990-07-23 - Rosie Jones (St Louis), 26, crowned 22nd Miss Black America
1990-07-26 - President Bush signs Americans With Disabilities Act
US President George H. W. BushUS President George H. W. Bush 1990-08-16 - Iraq orders 4000 Britons & 2500 Americans in Kuwait to Iraq
1990-08-27 - 52 Americans arrive in Turkey from Iraq
1990-08-29 - Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq
1990-09-07 - Marjorie Judith Vincent (Ill), 25, crowned 64th Miss America 1991
1990-09-26 - Motion Picture Association of America creates new NC-17 rating
1991-01-28 - 18th American Music Award: M C Hammer & Janet Jackson
1991-02-05 - All American Bowl ends after 14 years
1991-03-04 - Bank of Credit & Commerce Intl divests itself of 1st American Bank
Singer Janet JacksonSinger Janet Jackson 1991-03-08 - Planeloads of US troops arrive home from the Persian Gulf, Iraq hands over 40 foreign journalists & 2 American soldiers it captured
1991-03-09 - 5th American Comedy Award: Dennis Wolfberg
1991-04-22 - Shalom America (Jewish cable network) is launched in Brooklyn & Queens
1991-06-08 - Warren Schutte, is 1st non American to win NCAA Div 1 golf title
1991-06-26 - Amy Elizabeth Goodman, of California, crowned America's Junior Miss
1991-07-18 - Mike Tyson meets Miss Black America contestants
1991-07-19 - Mike Tyson rapes a Miss Black America contestant (Desiree Washington)
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike TysonHeavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson 1991-07-20 - Mike Tyson is accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant
1991-07-21 - Sharmell Sullivan (Gary Indiana), 20, crowned 23rd Miss Black America
1991-07-28 - Buffalo Bills beat Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13 in American Bowl in Wembley
1991-08-06 - Debbie Doom (US) pitches 2nd consecutive perfect game in women's softball at the Pan American Games, beats Nicaragua, 8-0
1991-09-13 - Kim Zmeskal is 1st American to win a medal at World Gymnastics Championships, she wins the gold with 39.848 pts
1991-09-14 - Carolyn Suzanne Sapp (Hawaii), 24, crowned 65th Miss America 1992
1991-11-14 - American and British authorities announce indictments against two Libyan intelligence officials in connection with the downing of the Pan Am Flight 103.
1991-12-02 - Muslim Shites release American held in Lebanon hostage Joseph Cicippio
1991-12-04 - Pan American World Airways ceased operations
1992-01-26 - Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect
1992-01-27 - 19th American Music Award: C & C Music Factory, Michael Bolton win
1992-03-28 - 6th American Comedy Award: Cathy Ladman, Judy Watkins, Billy Crystal
1992-04-13 - American Airlines reduce its 1st-class fares 20%-50%
1992-05-09 - America Cup finals begin in San Diego
1992-06-01 - America West Arena opens in Phoenix
1992-07-19 - Ebony P Warren, crowned 24th Miss Black America
1992-09-20 - Leanza Cornett (Florida), 21, crowned 66th Miss America 1993
1992-11-07 - 1st NBA game at America West Arena, Phoenix Suns beat Clippers 111-105
1993-01-05 - Washington state executes Westley Allan Dodd by hanging (the first legal hanging in America since 1965).
Singer Mariah CareySinger Mariah Carey 1993-01-25 - 20th American Music Award: Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey win
1993-02-28 - 7th American Comedy Award: seinfeld wins
1993-05-04 - "Angels in America-Millennium Approaches" opens at Kerr for 367 perfs
1993-06-06 - 47th Tony Awards: Angels in America & Kiss of the Spider Woman win
1993-06-26 - Rebecca Jones, 18, of Georgia, crowned America's Junior Miss
1993-07-04 - Pilar Fort crowned 25th Miss Black America
1993-09-18 - Kimberly Clarice Aiken (SC), 18, crowned 67th Miss America 1994
1993-09-19 - Kimberly Clarice Aiken, 18, Miss SC wins 67th Miss America
Comedian Jerry SeinfeldComedian Jerry Seinfeld 1993-10-13 - Captured American Pilot Mike Durant is filmed in an interview in captivity by a CNN camera crew.
1993-11-01 - Atlantic Radio (20 radio stations) becomes American Radio Systems
1993-11-20 - Savings and Loan scandal: The United States Senate Ethics Committee issues a stern censure of California senator Alan Cranston for his "dealings" with savings-and-loan executive Charles Keating.
1993-11-23 - "Angels in America-Perestroika" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 216 perfs
1994-02-07 - 21st American Music Award: Whitney Houston wins
1994-03-07 - 8th American Comedy Award: Carrot Top wins
1994-03-07 - The Supreme Court of the United States rules in Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc.that parodies of an original work are generally covered by the doctrine of fair use.
1994-05-28 - "Cafe American" last airs on NBC-TV
1994-06-12 - 48th Tony Awards: Angels in America: Perestroika & Passion win
1994-07-05 - The United States announced it would refuse further unrestricted immigration from Haiti.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 8,927

1900-12-12 - Sammy Davis, Sr., American dancer (d. 1988)
1900-12-23 - Otto Soglow, American comics artist (d. 1975)
1901-01-13 - A. B. Guthrie, American novelist, historian (d. 1991)
1901-01-16 - Frank Zamboni, American inventor (d. 1988)
1901-02-01 - Clark Gable, Cadiz Ohio, American actor (Gone With the Wind)
1901-02-09 - James Murray, American actor (d. 1936)
Actor Clark GableActor Clark Gable (1901-02-01) 1901-02-16 - Vincent Coleman, American actor (d. 1971)
1901-02-28 - Linus Pauling, Portland, Oregon, American chemist/peace activist (Nobel 1954, 1962)
1901-03-16 - Edward Pawley, American actor (d. 1988)
1901-03-18 - William H. Johnson, African-American artist of the Harlem Renaissance (d. 1970)
1901-03-22 - Greta Kempton, American artist (d. 1991)
1901-03-24 - Ub Iwerks, American cartoonist (d. 1971)
1901-03-27 - Carl Barks, American illustrator (d. 2000)
1901-04-01 - Whittaker Chambers, American writer, editor, and defector (d. 1961)
1901-04-09 - Paul Willis, American actor (d. 1960)
1901-04-12 - Lowell Stockman, American representative (d. 1962)
Chemist & Peace Activist Linus PaulingChemist & Peace Activist Linus Pauling (1901-02-28) 1901-04-18 - Al Lewis, American lyricist (d. 1967)
1901-05-01 - Heinz Eric Roemheld, American film composer (d. 1985)
1901-05-05 - Blind Willie McTell, American ragtime singer and guitarist (d. 1959)
1901-05-31 - Alfredo Antonini, American conductor and composer (d. 1983)
1901-06-08 - Lena Baker, American murderer (d. 1945)
1901-07-23 - Hank Worden, American actor and rodeo cowboy (d. 1992)
1901-07-25 - Lila Lee, American actress (d. 1973)
1901-08-07 - Ann Harding, American actress (d. 1981)
1901-09-02 - Adolph Rupp, American college basketball coach (d. 1977)
1901-09-26 - George Raft, NYC, American actor (Each Dawn I Die, Scarface, Some Like It Hot)
1901-10-24 - Gilda Gray, Polish-born American actress and dancer (d. 1959)
1901-11-11 - F. Van Wyck Mason, American author (d. 1978)
1901-11-25 - Tibor Serly, Losonc Hungary, violinist/composer (American Elegy)
1901-12-05 - Milton H. Erickson, American psychiatrist (d. 1980)
1901-12-09 - Carol Dempster, American actress (d. 1991)
1902-01-02 - Barry Goldwater, American politician (d. 1998)
1902-01-22 - Daniel Kinsey, American hurdler (d. 1970)
1902-01-24 - E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (d. 1965)
1902-02-02 - Newbold Morris, American politician (d. 1966)
1902-02-06 - George Brunies, American musician (d. 1974)
1902-02-12 - William Collier, American stage and film actor (d. 1987)
1902-03-08 - Louise Beavers, American actress (d. 1962)
1902-03-09 - Will Geer, Frankfort Indiana, American actor (Grandpa Walton-The Waltons)
1902-03-27 - Charles Lang, American cinematographer (d. 1998)
1902-03-30 - Brooke Astor, American philanthropist (d. 2007)
1902-04-04 - Stanley G. Weinbaum, American science-fiction author (d. 1935)
1902-05-06 - Harry Golden, American journalist (d. 1981)
1902-05-22 - Al Simmons, Milwaukee, American baseball outfielder (A's), lifetime batting avg of .334 (d. 1956)
1902-06-06 - Jimmie Lunceford, American bandleader (d. 1947)
1902-06-17 - Sammy Fain, American popular music composer (d. 1989)
1902-06-22 - Marguerite De La Motte, American actress (d. 1950)
1902-08-06 - Dutch Schultz, American bootlegger (d. 1935)
1902-08-22 - Thomas Pelly, American politician (d. 1973)
Gangster Carlo GambinoGangster Carlo Gambino (1902-08-24) 1902-08-24 - Carlo Gambino, Palermo Sicily, Italian-born American mafioso (Gambino family)
1902-09-17 - Esther Ralston, Bar Harbor ME, American Venus/actress (Old Ironsides)
1902-10-25 - Eddie Lang, American jazz guitarist (d. 1933)
1902-11-23 - Aaron Bank, American OSS officer and founder of the US Army Special Forces (d. 2004)
1902-12-22 - Joe Adonis, Italy, American crime-syndicate boss in NY & NJ
1902-12-23 - Norman Maclean, American author (d. 1990)
1903-01-10 - Violet Wilkey, American actress (d. 1976)
1903-01-27 - Otto P. Weyland, American military figure (d. 1979)
1903-02-04 - Frank Howley, Hampton NY, Brigadier General (Answers for Americans)
1903-02-12 - Joseph F. Biroc, American cinematographer (d. 1996)
1903-02-21 - Fairfax M. Cone, American advertising executive (d. 1977)
1903-02-22 - Robert Weede, American baritone (d. 1972)
1903-02-28 - Vincente Minnelli, American film director (d. 1986)
1903-03-04 - William C. Boyd, American immunochemist (d. 1983)
1903-03-04 - John Scarne, American magician (d. 1985)
1903-03-14 - Adolph Gottlieb American painter (d. 1974)
1903-03-25 - Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (d. 1990)
1903-03-28 - Charles Starrett, American actor (d. 1986)
1903-03-30 - Joy Ridderhof, American missionary (d. 1984)
1903-04-17 - Morgan Taylor, American athlete (d. 1975)
1903-04-27 - Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown)
1903-05-14 - Billie Dove, American actress (d. 1997)
1903-06-03 - Eddie Acuff, American actor (Guns of the Pecos, Phantom Creeps, Outer Gate), (d. 1956)
1903-06-12 - Emmett Hardy, American musician (d. 1925)
1903-06-16 - Helen Traubel, American soprano (d. 1972)
1903-06-18 - Jeanette MacDonald, Phila, American actress and singer (When I'm Calling You), (d. 1965)
1903-06-21 - Al Hirschfeld, American cartoonist (d. 2003)
1903-06-25 - Anne Revere, American actress (d. 1990)
1903-07-11 - Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (d. 1976)
1903-07-21 - Roy Neuberger, American financier
1903-08-25 - Arpad Elo, American chess writer (d. 1992)
1903-09-09 - Phyllis Whitney, American writer (d. 2008)
1903-09-22 - Joseph Valachi, American gangster (d. 1971)
1903-10-05 - M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (d. 1989)
1903-10-17 - Nathanael West, American novelist (Day of the Locusts)
FBI Agent Melvin PurvisFBI Agent Melvin Purvis (1903-10-24) 1903-10-24 - Melvin Purvis, Timmonsville South Carolina, American FBI agent
1903-10-25 - Harry Shoulberg, American painter (d. 1995)
1903-11-06 - June Marlowe, American actress (d. 1984)
1903-11-07 - Grace Stafford, American actress (d. 1992)
1903-12-28 - Earl Hines, American musician (d. 1983)
1904-01-05 - Jeane Dixon, American astrologer "A Gift of Prophecy" (d. 1997)
1904-01-14 - Emily Hahn, American writer (d. 1997)
1904-01-18 - Anthony Galla-Rini, American accordionist (d. 2006)
1904-01-26 - Ancel Keys, American scientist (d. 2004)
1904-03-04 - Chief Tahachee, American-born Old Settler Cherokee Indian stage and film actor (d. 1978)
1904-03-09 - Paul Klipsch, American engineer, noted for his loudspeaker designs. (d. 2002)
1904-03-14 - Doris Eaton Travis, American actress, Ziegfeld girl
1904-03-21 - Forrest Mars Sr., American candymaker (d. 1999)
1904-04-03 - Russel Wright, American industrial designer (d. 1976)
1904-04-09 - Sharkey Bonano, American musician (d. 1972)
1904-04-18 - Pigmeat Markham, American comedian (d. 1981)

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 1001 - 1,100 of 3,933

1975-01-27 - Bill Walsh, American producer and writer (b. 1913)
1975-02-03 - William D. Coolidge, American physicist and inventor (b. 1873)
Musician Louis JordanMusician Louis Jordan (1975-02-04) 1975-02-04 - Louis Jordan, American musician (b. 1908)
1975-02-04 - Howard Hill, American archer (b. 1899)
1975-02-16 - Morgan Taylor, American athlete (b. 1903)
1975-02-16 - Norman Treigle, American bass-baritone (b. 1927)
1975-03-09 - Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor (b. 1888)
1975-03-16 - Richard W. DeKorte, American politician (b. 1936)
1975-06-19 - Sam Giancana, American gangster, dies of multiple gunshot wounds at 67
1975-06-29 - Tim Buckley, American singer-songwriter (b. 1947)
1975-07-06 - Ruffian, American racehorse (b. 1972)
1975-07-07 - Ruffian, American thoroughbred racehorse (b. 1972)
1975-07-19 - Lefty Frizzell, American country music singer and songwriter (b. 1928)
Gangster Sam GiancanaGangster Sam Giancana (1975-06-19) 1975-09-25 - Bob Considine, newscaster (Tonight! America After Dark), dies at 68
1975-10-21 - Charles Reidpath, American athlete (b. 1887)
1975-10-27 - Rex Stout, American mystery writer (b. 1886)
1975-10-28 - Oliver Nelson, American jazz composer and arranger (b. 1932)
1975-11-05 - Edward Lawrie Tatum, American geneticist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1909)
1975-11-05 - Lionel Trilling, American critic and writer (b. 1905)
1975-11-10 - Ernest M. McSorley, American ship captain (b. 1912)
1975-11-19 - Roger D. Branigin, American politician (b. 1902)
1975-12-01 - Anna E. Roosevelt, American radio personality (b. 1906)
1975-12-11 - Lee Wiley, American jazz singer (b. 1908)
1975-12-29 - Euell Gibbons, American outdoorsman and proponent of natural diets (b. 1911).
1976-01-31 - Ernesto Miranda, American litigant (b. 1941)
1976-02-01 - George Whipple, American scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1878)
1976-02-05 - Rudy Pompilli, American musician (Bill Haley and His Comets) (b. 1926)
1976-03-07 - Wright Patman, American politician (b. 1893)
1976-03-31 - Paul Strand, American photographer (b. 1890)
1976-04-06 - Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (b. 1903)
1976-06-05 - Violet Wilkey, American actress (b. 1903)
1976-07-07 - Walter Giesler, American soccer coach (b. 1910)
1976-07-29 - Mickey Cohen, American gangster (b. 1913)
1976-12-28 - Katharine Byron, American politician (b. 1903)
1977-01-02 - Errol Garner, American musician (b. 1921)
1977-01-18 - Yvonne Printemps, actress (Paris Waltz, Voyage to America), dies at 81
1977-02-04 - Brett Halliday, American writer (b. 1904)
1977-02-27 - John Dickson Carr, American author (b. 1905)
1977-03-11 - Ulysses S. Grant IV, American geologist (b. 1893)
1977-03-14 - Fannie Lou Hamer, American civil rights activist (b. 1917)
1977-03-27 - A. P. Hamann, American politician
1977-05-31 - William Castle, American film director (b. 1914)
1977-06-14 - Robert Middleton, American actor (b. 1911)
1977-06-22 - Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu) (b. 1952)
1977-07-20 - Gary Kellgren, American music producer (b. 1939)
1977-09-16 - Maria Callas, American-born prima donna, dies in Paris at 53
1977-10-11 - MacKinlay Kantor, American author (b. 1904)
1977-12-10 - Adolph Rupp, American basketball coach (b. 1901)
1978-01-10 - Don Gillis, American composer (b. 1912)
1978-01-23 - Vic Ames, American singer (Ames Brothers) (b. 1925)
1978-02-16 - E. Roland Harriman, American financier (b. 1895)
1978-02-28 - Philip Ahn, American actor (b. 1905)
1978-03-23 - Bill Kenny, American singer, dies at 63
1978-06-18 - Walter C. Alvarez, American physician (b. 1884)
1978-08-24 - Louis Prima, American singer, dies at 67
1978-09-06 - Tom Wilson, American record producer (b. 1931)
1978-10-08 - Tibor Serly, Hungarian violist/composer (American Elegy), dies at 76
1978-10-10 - Ralph Marterie, American big band leader (b. 1914)
1978-10-19 - Gig Young, American actor, kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64
1978-11-25 - Elaine Esposito, American woman who hold the record for longest coma (b. 1934)
1978-12-07 - Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (b. 1886)
1978-12-11 - Vincent du Vigneaud, American chemist and Nobel laureate (b. 1901)
1978-12-17 - Don Ellis, American jazz band leader (b. 1934)
1979-03-04 - Willi Unsoeld, American mountain climber (b. 1926)
1979-04-29 - Hardie Gramatky, American author and animator (b. 1907)
1979-05-25 - John Arthur Spenkelink, American murderer (b. 1949)
1979-05-29 - John H. Wood, Jr., American federal judge (b. 1916)
1979-06-07 - Forrest Carter, American author (b. 1925)
1979-06-16 - Nicholas Ray, American film director (b. 1911)
1979-06-19 - Paul Popenoe, American eugenicist (b. 1888)
1979-06-21 - Angus Maclise, American mystic, shaman, musician, and composer (b. 1938)
1979-06-25 - Philippe Halsman, American photographer (b. 1906)
1979-07-08 - Robert B. Woodward, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)
1979-07-29 - Bill Todman, American television producer (b. 1916)
1979-09-02 - Otto P. Weyland, American military figure (b. 1903)
1979-10-05 - Charlie Smith, oldest American (137 year), dies
1979-11-01 - Mamie Eisenhower, First Lady of the United States (b. 1896)
1979-11-23 - Judee Sill, American musician and songwriter (b. 1944)
1979-12-11 - James J. Gibson, American perceptual psychologist (b. 1904)
1979-12-23 - Peggy Guggenheim, American art collector (b. 1898)
1980-01-08 - John Mauchly, American physicist (b. 1907)
1980-01-14 - Robert Ardrey, American author (b. 1908)
1980-02-12 - Muriel Rukeyser, American poet (b. 1913)
1980-02-29 - Gil Elvgren, American artist (b. 1914)
1980-03-21 - Peter Stoner, American mathematician, astronomer and Christian apologist (b. 1888)
1980-03-23 - Arthur Melvin Okun, American economist (b. 1928)
1980-03-25 - Milton H. Erickson, American psychiatrist (b. 1901)
1980-03-25 - James Wright, American poet (b. 1927)
1980-04-04 - Red Sovine, American country music singer (b. 1917)
1980-06-01 - Arthur Nielsen, American market analyst (b. 1897)
Author Henry MillerAuthor Henry Miller (1980-06-07) 1980-06-07 - Henry Miller, American artist/author, dies at 88
1980-06-23 - Clyfford Still, American painter (b. 1904)
1980-07-23 - Mollie Steimer, anarchist agitator and American political prisoner (b. 1897)
1980-08-05 - Harold Runnels, American politician (b. 1924)
1980-08-09 - Jacqueline Cochran, American aviatrix (b. 1906)
1980-08-20 - Joe Dassin, American singer (b. 1938)
1980-08-22 - James Smith McDonnell, American aircraft manufacturer, dies of a stroke at 81 (b. 1899)
1980-08-26 - Tex Avery, American cartoonist (b. 1908)
1980-08-27 - Douglas Kenney, American humorist (b. 1947)
1980-09-09 - John Howard Griffin, American writer (b. 1920)


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