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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 753

Jan 1st - 47th Australian Women's Tennis: Margaret Court beats Goolagong (64 75)
Jan 1st - Britain, Ireland & Denmark become 7th-9th members of Common Market
Jan 1st - West African Economic Community formed (Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Upper Volta)
Jan 3rd - George Steinbrenner III buys Yankees from CBS for $12 million
Jan 5th - Mali & Niger break diplomatic relations with Israel
Jan 5th - Netherlands recognizes German DR
Jan 6th - "Schoolhouse Rock," premieres on ABC-TV with Multiplication Rock
Jan 7th - "Purlie" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 14 performances
Jan 7th - British Darts Organisation founded in North London
Jan 7th - Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
Jan 7th - Johnny Watkins bowls six overs 0-21 v Pakistan Never again
New York Yankees Owner George SteinbrennerNew York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Jan 7th - US poet James Merrill wins Bollingen Prize
Jan 7th - WNPB TV channel 13 in Marquette, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
Jan 8th - "Tricks" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 8 performances
Jan 8th - Greg Chappell's best Test bowling, 5-61 v Pakistan at SCG
Jan 8th - Secret peace talks between US & North Vietnam resumed near Paris
Jan 8th - USSR launches Luna 21 for Moon landing
Jan 9th - Luna 21 launched, to Moon
Jan 10th - Gas tank on Staten Island explodes, 40 die
Jan 10th - For the first time graduates studying from home with 'the Open University' receive their degrees
Jan 11th - American League adopts designated hitter rule
Jan 11th - Famous victory at the SCG Pakistan chasing 158 all out 106
Jan 11th - Trial of Watergate burglars begins in Wash DC
Jan 13th - "Tricks" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 8 performances
Jan 13th - Lasse Daniel Efskind skates world record 1000m (1:17.6)
Jan 14th - Grateful Dead bass player, Phil Lesh, busted on drugs in Calif
Jan 14th - Super Bowl VII: Miami Dolphins beat Wash Red Skins, 14-7 in LA, MVP: Jake Scott, Miami, S
Jan 14th - Dancer Roy Castle measured at 1,440 taps/min on BBC TV
Jan 14th - 2 Royal Ulster Constabulary officers are killed in Derry by a booby-trap bomb attached to their car by the Irish Republican Army
Jan 15th - 4 Watergate burglars plead guilty in federal court
Jan 15th - Gene Shalit joins Today Show panel
Jan 15th - Pope Paul VI holds an audience with Golda Meir at Vatican
Jan 15th - Pres Nixon suspends all US offensive action in N Vietnam
Jan 16th - NBC presents 440th & final showing of "Bonanza"
Jan 16th - USSR's Lunakhod 2 begins radio-controlled exploration of Moon
Jan 17th - City of Amsterdam decides to support Hanoi
Jan 17th - New Philippine constitution names Marcos president for life
Jan 18th - Boston Red Sox sign Orlando Cepeda as 1st player signed as a DH
Jan 18th - Islanders break 12 game losing streak, 20 game road winless streak
Actor, Comedian John CleeseActor, Comedian John Cleese Jan 18th - John Cleese's final episode on "Monty Python's Flying Circus," on BBC
Jan 20th - A car bomb explodes in Sackville Place, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, killing 1 person and injuring 17 (no organisation claimed responsibility)
Jan 21st - 3rd NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 33-28
Jan 21st - Leslie Nielson appears on M*A*S*H in "Ringbanger"
Jan 22nd - George Foreman TKOs Joe Frazier in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
Jan 22nd - Roe vs Wade: US Supreme Court legalizes some abortions
Jan 22nd - US, North & South Vietnam & Vietcong sign boundary accord
Boxing Champ George ForemanBoxing Champ George Foreman Jan 23rd - 23rd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 104-84 at Chicago
Jan 23rd - Helgafell, island of Heimaey Iceland erupts for 1st time in 7,000 yrs
Jan 23rd - Jordan Air crash at Kano, Nigeria kills 176 Moslem pilgrims
Jan 23rd - US President Nixon announces an accord has been reached to end Vietnam War
Jan 23rd - Shah of Iran announces that the 1954 operating agreement between a consortium of oil companies and Iran will not be renewed when it expires in 1979
Jan 24th - Warren Spahn is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Jan 26th - Belgium government of Leburton forms
Jan 27th - UCLA's basketball team wins 61st consecutive game (NCAA record)
Jan 27th - US & North Vietnam's William Rogers & Nguyen Duy Trinh sign cease-fire, ending longest US war and miltary draft
Jan 27th - US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
Jan 27th - US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr
Jan 28th - "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV
Jan 28th - Henry Boucha, Detroit Red Wings, scores 6 sec into a game vs Mont
Jan 28th - Mickey Welch, George Kelly & Billy Evans elected to Hall of Fame
Jan 28th - Ron Howard appears on M*A*S*H in "Sometimes You Hear the Bullet"
Jan 28th - In the run up to the first anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday' there is serious rioting in Derry, North Ireland
Jan 30th - 26th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at NY Rangers
Jan 30th - Jury finds Watergate defendants Liddy & McCord guilty on all counts
Jan 30th - KISS plays their 1st show (Coventry Club in Queens NY)
Feb 1st - Monte Irvin elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Feb 2nd - "Midnight Special" rock music show debuts on NBC-TV
Feb 2nd - James R Schlesinger, becomes 9th director of CIA (until July)
Feb 2nd - Richath Helms, ends term as 8th director of CIA
Feb 2nd - Test Cricket debut of Richard John Hadlee, NZ v Pakistan, Wellington
Feb 3rd - Dr Hook's "Cover of "Rolling Stone"" enters Top 40 & peaks at #6
Feb 4th - "No, No Nanette" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 861 performances
Feb 4th - Islanders & Sabres had a penalty free game
Feb 4th - Manfred Kokot runs world record 50m indoor (5.61 sec)
Feb 4th - Reshef, Israel's missile boat, unveiled
Feb 4th - British Army snipers shoot dead a Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer and three civilians at the junction in Belfast during the 'Troubles' in N Ireland
Feb 4th - An International inspection team is sent to Vietnam to observe progress on the Paris truce agreement
Feb 5th - Comic strip "Hagar The Horrible" debuted
Feb 5th - Funeral for LC William Nolde, last US soldier killed in Vietnam War
Feb 5th - Juan Corona sentenced to 25 consecutive life terms for 25 murders
Feb 6th - "Shelter" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 31 performances
Feb 6th - 40,000 civil servants demonstrate against higher pension contribution
Feb 6th - 6th ABA All-Star Game: West 123 beats East 111 at Utah
Feb 6th - Bernice Fekete skips her curling rink to 2nd straight 8-ender, Edm
Feb 7th - 1st time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
Feb 7th - Senate createse Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities
Feb 7th - The United Loyalist Council hold a one-day strike to "re-establish some sort of Protestant or loyalist control over the affairs of the province"; loyalist paramilitaries forcibly tried to stop many people going to work and to close any businesses that had opened, North Ireland
Feb 8th - Jean Kerrs "Finishing Touches," premieres in NYC
Feb 8th - Mushtaq & Asif Iqbal make 350 stand for 4th wicket v NZ
Feb 8th - Senate names 7 members to investigate Watergate scandal
Feb 9th - Biju Patnaik of the Pragati Legislature Party elected leader of opposition in the state assembly in Orissa, India.
Feb 10th - 2nd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
Feb 10th - 83m wide gas tank on Staten Island explodes, 40 die
Feb 10th - Mushtaq Mohammad follows up 201 to take 5-49 v NZ Dunedin
Feb 11th - 1st one-day international for Pakistan & NZ
Feb 11th - 1st sub 17-min 1,500m female free style swim (Shane Gould 16m56.9s)
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth Feb 11th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Naples-Lely Golf Classic
Feb 11th - Philadelphia 76ers lose their 20th NBA game in a row
Feb 12th - 1st US POWs in N Vietnam released; 116 of 456 flown to Philippine
Feb 13th - Musical "El Grande de Coca-Cola," premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 1,252

Jan 1st - Clyde Wijnhard, soccer player (Ajax, RKC)
Jan 1st - Fang Li, Hunan China, tennis star (1991 Futures-Bilbao-ESP)
Jan 1st - Justin Armour, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
Jan 1st - Mercury Hayes, wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
Jan 1st - Anwar Mansoor Mangrio, Sindhi poet & research scholar.
Jan 2nd - Abu Wilson, running back (Indianapolis Colts)
Jan 2nd - Chris Woodruff, Knoxville Tenn, tennis star (1993 NCAA Division I)
Jan 2nd - Fredric Ford, WLAF CB (Scotland Claymores)/NFL cornerback (Eagles)
Jan 2nd - Sarah Schwald, Bellingham Wash, 1.5k runner
Jan 2nd - Lucy Davis, British actress
Jan 2nd - Will Kirby, American actor
Jan 3rd - Paula Knoll, Moorhead Minnesota, Miss America-Minnesota (1996)
Jan 3rd - Tyrone Brown, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
Jan 4th - Lamont Warren, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts)
Jan 4th - Ray Mickens, cornerback (NY Jets)
Jan 4th - Todd Sauerbrun, NFL punter/kicker (Chic Bears)
Jan 4th - Frank Høj, Danish cyclist
Jan 4th - Harmony Korine, American film director and artist
Jan 5th - Phil Joel, Australian bassist (Newsboys)
Jan 6th - Sairaj Bahatule, cricketer (promising Bombay leg-spin all-rounder)
Jan 7th - Bobby Engram, wide receiver (Chicago Bears)
Jan 7th - Brian Milne, fullback (Cincinnati Bengals)
Jan 7th - Ricky Wood, Van Nuys California, diver (Olympics-96)
Jan 7th - Robert Dunn, Glenn Cove NY, team handball left wing (Olympics-1996)
Jan 7th - Jonna Tervomaa, Finnish singer
Jan 8th - Mark Knight, English sound designer
Jan 9th - Aaron Holbert, US baseball infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
Jan 9th - Ronald Hamming, soccer player (FC Groningen, Fortuna Sittard)
Jan 9th - Sean Paul, Kingston Jamaica, reggae singer
Jan 10th - Berry Radstraat, Dutch soccer player (NEC, SCH)
Jan 10th - Glenn Robinson, Gary In, NBA forward (Milw, Olympics-gold-96)
Jan 10th - Travis Davis, NFL strong safety (NO Saints, Jacksonville Jaguars)
Jan 10th - Ryan Drummond, American voice actor
Jan 11th - Dave Dickenson, CFL quarterback (Calgary Stampeders)
Jan 11th - Rahul Dravid, cricket batter (prolific Karnataka, Tests for India 96)
Jan 11th - Joanna Brodzik, Polish actress
Jan 11th - Rockmond Dunbar, American actor
Jan 12th - Greg Morton, Milwaukee Wisc, actor (Scarecrow & Mrs King)
Jan 12th - Dan Haseltine, American singer (Jars of Clay)
Jan 12th - Matt Wong, American musician (Reel Big Fish)
Jan 12th - Hande Yener, Turkish singer
Jan 13th - Nikolai Khabibulin, Sverdlovsk Russia, NHL goalie (Winnipeg Jets)
Jan 13th - Gloria Yip, Hong Kong actor
Jan 14th - Ed Howard, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
Jan 14th - Lethon Flowers, NFL defensive back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
Jan 14th - Rod Myers, Conroe TX, outfielder (KC Royals)
Jan 14th - Giancarlo Fisichella, Italian race car driver
Jan 15th - Daniel Nijhof, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
Jan 15th - Randy Srochenski, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
Jan 15th - Essam El-Hadary, Egyptian footballer
Jan 16th - Josie Davis, actress (Sarah-Charles in Charge) [or Jun 19], born in Los Angeles, California
Jan 16th - Mario Bates, NFL-running back (New Orleans Saints)
Jan 16th - Willie Whitehead, CFL defensive end (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
Jan 17th - Amanda Elizabeth Spivey, Spartanburg SC, Miss America-SC (1996)
Jan 17th - Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Mexican footballer
Jan 17th - Liz Ellis, Australian netball captain
Jan 18th - Crispian Mills, vocalist/guitarist (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
Jan 18th - Edward Jasper, defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
Jan 18th - Junior Burrough, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
Jan 18th - Regilio Vreede, soccer player (Blue White, RKC)
Jan 19th - Chris Stynes, Queens NY, infielder (KC Royals)
Jan 19th - Antero Manninen, Finnish Cellist
Jan 19th - Aaron Yonda, YouTube celebrity
Jan 20th - Eddie Kennison, wide receiver (St Louis Rams)
Jan 20th - Jalen Rose, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
Jan 20th - Princess Mathilde, Duchess of Brabant
Jan 21st - Bubba Miller, corner (Philadelphia Eagles)
Jan 21st - Grady Jackson, defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders)
Jan 21st - Jamal Cox, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
Jan 22nd - Deon Minor, Paris Texas, 400m runner
Jan 22nd - George Noga, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
Jan 22nd - Reggie Barlow, wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
Jan 22nd - Said Larossi, soccer player (Emmen/Vitesse)
Jan 22nd - Vincent Bradford, linebacker (San Francisco 49ers)
Jan 22nd - Rogerio Ceni, Brazilian footballer
Jan 23rd - Mark Kolesar, Minnedosa, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
Jan 23rd - Lanei Chapman, American actress
Jan 24th - Chris Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Oly-94, NY Rangers)
Jan 24th - Erik Gervais, Valleyfield Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)
Jan 24th - Peter Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Oly-94, NY Rangers)
Jan 24th - Richard Aimonetto, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
Jan 25th - Anthony Harris, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
Jan 25th - Elvis Presley Jr, alleged son of Elvis Presley
Jan 25th - Marco Battaglia, tight end (Cincinnati Bengals)
Jan 25th - Rodney Young, NFL safety (NY Giants)
Jan 25th - Terrell Wade, Rembert SC, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
Jan 25th - Scott Milanovich, Butler Pennsylvania, coach and quarterback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
Jan 25th - Geoff Johns, American comic book writer
Jan 25th - Chris Guy, American professional wrestler
Jan 26th - Mark Brook, WLAF LB (Rhein Fire)
Jan 26th - Tatsuki Katayama, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
Jan 26th - Tony Ramirez, tackle (Detroit Lions)
Jan 26th - Mayu Shinjo, Japanese mangaka
Jan 27th - Eddie Davis, CFL cornerback (Calgary Stampeders)
Jan 27th - Margot Bourgeois, Miss Universe-3rd place (Trinidad & Tobago, 1997)
Jan 28th - Bronwyn Thompson, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
Jan 28th - Jerome Allen, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)
Jan 28th - Joe Stephens, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)
Jan 28th - Robert Braknis, Montreal Quebec, 100m backstroke/4 x 100 (Olympics-96)
Jan 29th - Darnell Stephens, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 24 of 24

Actor Michael CaineActor Michael Caine (Jan 8th) Jan 8th - Actor Michael Caine (40) weds model Shakira Baksh (25) at Candlelight Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada
Apr 18th - American science fiction writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 5th wife Leslie (Tessa) Busby
May 26th - Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney (34) weds Mila Pivnicki (19)
Jun 16th - Talk show host Jerry Springer (29) weds Micki Velton
Jun 30th - Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark (34) weds lawyer Maureen McTeer (21)
Jul 4th - British Army officer Andrew Parker Bowles (33) weds Camilla Rosemary Shand (26) at Guards Chapel in Birdcage Walk in London, England
16th Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark16th Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark (Jun 30th) Jul 6th - "The Avengers" actress Diana Rigg (35) weds Israeli painter Menachen Gueffen (43)
Jul 28th - "Charlie's Angels" actress Farah Fawcett (26) weds "The Six Million Dollar Man" actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California
Jul 28th - Actress Farrah Fawcett (26) weds film and voice actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California
Aug 9th - Actor Anthony Perkins (41) weds photographer Berinthia Berenson (25) in Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Aug 19th - Kris Kristofferson weds Rita Coolidge
Sep 8th - Ice hockey star Bobby Orr (25) weds speech therapist Peggy Wood at a secret ceremony in Ontario, Canada
Sep 17th - "The Osmonds" lead singer and bassist Merrill Osmond (20) weds Mary Carlson
Cartoonist Charles M. SchulzCartoonist Charles M. Schulz (Sep 22nd) Sep 22nd - Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz (50) weds Jean Forsyth Clyde
Oct 20th - Canadian actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Marcy Lafferty
Oct 25th - American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon (46) weds actress Marsha Mason (31)
Nov 10th - Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully (45) weds Sandra Hunt
Nov 12th - MLB baseball player Hank Aaron (39) weds Billye Aaron
Nov 14th - Britain's Princess Anne marries commoner, Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey
Nov 30th - Science fiction author Issac Asimov marries 2nd wife psychoanalyst and science fiction author Janet Jeppson
Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac AsimovAuthor, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov (Nov 30th) Nov 30th - Sci-fi author Isaac Asimov (53) weds author Janet Jeppson (47)
Dec 1st - NFL running back Gale Sayers (30) weds second wife Ardythe Bullard
Dec 4th - NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle (47) weds activist Carrie Cooke
Dec 31st - MLB executive Tony La Russa (29) weds Elaine Coker

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 2 of 2

Oct 9th - Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years
Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac AsimovAuthor, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov (Nov 16th) Nov 16th - Sci-fi author Isaac Asimov (53) divorces Gertrude Blugerman after 31 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 347

Jan 5th - Cornelis van Dis, Dutch MP (SGP), dies at 79
Jan 11th - Isabel Randolph, actress (Missing Corpse), dies at 83
Jan 11th - Rudolf Kubin, composer, dies a day after 64th birthday
Jan 15th - Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor, dies at 68
Jan 15th - Ivan Petrovsky, Russian mathematician (b. 1901)
Jan 15th - Coleman Francis, American film director (b. 1919)
Jan 16th - Ray Barrett, sportscaster (Gillette Summer Sports Reel), dies at 65
Jan 17th - Fred Essler, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 77
Jan 19th - Max Adrian, Irish actor (Boy Friend), dies of a heart attack at 69
Jan 20th - Amilcar L Cabral, fought for Guinea Bissau independence, murdered 51
Jan 20th - Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician (b. 1885)
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson (Jan 22nd) Jan 22nd - Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th US President (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64
Jan 23rd - Alexander Onassis, Greek heir of the Onassis family (b. 1948)
Jan 23rd - Kid Ory, American jazz trombonist (b. 1886)
Jan 24th - Alan Lisette, cricketer (took 3 wickets in 2 Tests for NZ 1956), dies
Jan 24th - J Carrol Naish, actor (Charlie Chan-Adv of Charlie Chan), dies at 73
Jan 24th - Masao Ohba, world champion Japanese boxer (b. 1949)
Jan 26th - Edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], actor (Little Caesar), dies at 79
Jan 26th - Meijer Sluyser, Dutch journalist/commentator (VARA), dies at about 71
Jan 26th - Jay C. Higginbotham, American musician (b. 1906)
Jan 28th - John Banner, actor (Schultz-Hogan's Heroes), dies on 62nd birthday
Jan 29th - Johannes Paul Thilman, composer, dies at 67
Jan 29th - Ludwig Stossel, Austrian actor (Man With a Camera), dies at 89
Jan 30th - Jack McGowan, actor (On Our Selection), dies at 54
Jan 31st - Ragnar Frisch, Norwegian economist (Nobel 1969), dies at 77
Feb 2nd - Henry J Elias, Flemish historian/mayor of Gent, dies at 70
Feb 2nd - Hendrik Elias, Belgian politician (b. 1902)
Feb 3rd - Edward Lockspeiser, composer, dies at 67
Feb 5th - George Morrison, dies at 82
Feb 5th - L C William Nolde, last US soldier killed in Vietnam, funeral
Feb 6th - Ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar), dies at 74
Feb 8th - Herbie Taylor, cricketer (2936 runs in 42 Tests for South Africa), dies
Feb 9th - Max Yasgur, owner Woodstock-festival farmland, dies at 53
Feb 9th - Vasiliki Maliaros, Greek actress (b. 1883)
Feb 11th - Hans D Jensen, German physicist (Nobel prize 1963), dies at 65
Feb 12th - Benjamin Frankel, composer, dies at 67
Feb 15th - Tim Holt, actor (Stagecoach, Hitler's Children), dies of cancer at 55
Feb 15th - Wally Cox, actor (Mr Peepers, Hollywood Squares), dies at 48
Feb 16th - Pieter Van der Bijl, cricketer (outstanding S Af bat in 1938-39), dies
Gangster Frank CostelloGangster Frank Costello (Feb 18th) Feb 18th - Frank Costello, American gangster, dies of a heart attack at 82
Feb 20th - Brigitte Reimann, writer, dies at 39
Feb 20th - Joseph Szigeti, Hungarian/US violinist, dies at 80
Feb 20th - Maurice Dallimore, actor (Collector), dies at 60
Feb 22nd - Elizabeth Bowen, Anglo-Irish novelist (Cat Jumps), dies in Lond at 73
Feb 22nd - Katina Paxinou, actress (For Whom the Bell Tolls, Zita), dies at 72
Feb 22nd - Winthrop Rockefeller, US governor (Arkansas), dies at 60
Feb 22nd - Jean-Jacques Bertrand, Quebec politician, Premier of Quebec (b. 1916)
Feb 23rd - Dickinson W. Richards, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1895)
Feb 24th - Art Smith, actor (Quicksand), dies of heart attack at 73
Feb 26th - Mary Finney, actress (Honestly Celeste), dies at 68
Feb 27th - Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslav composer/conductor, dies at 72
Feb 28th - Cecil Kellaway, actor (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), dies at 78
Feb 28th - Hope Landin, actress (I Remember Mama, Sugarfoot), dies at 79
Mar 2nd - Cleo Noel, US ambassador to Sudan, assassinated
Mar 4th - Samuel Tolansky, British scientist and expert on spectroscopy (b. 1907)
Mar 5th - Rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45
Mar 5th - Michael Jeffery, British music manager (b. 1933)
Mar 6th - Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 72
Mar 6th - Pearl S[ydenstricker] Buck, American author (Good Earth - Nobel Prize 1938), dies at 80
Mar 6th - Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki), dies at 67
Mar 7th - Andre de Meulemeester, Belgium WW I pilot [Eagle of Flanders], dies at 78
Mar 8th - Gordon Leggat, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ, 351 runs at 21 93), dies
Mar 8th - Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, rocker (Grateful Dead) dies at 27
Mar 10th - Richard Sharples, governor of Bermuda, assassinated
Mar 10th - Eugene 'Bull' Connor, American segregationist (b. 1897)
Mar 12th - Esther Williamson Ballou, composer, dies at 57
Mar 12th - Frankie "Fordham Flash" Frisch, baseball player, dies at 74
Mar 12th - Manuel Rojas Sepulveda, Chilean writer (Hijo de Ladron), dies at 77
Mar 13th - Stacy Harris, actor (NOPD, Doorway to Danger), dies at 54
Mar 14th - Murat B "Chic" Young, US comic strip artist (Blondie), dies at 72
Mar 14th - Rafael Godoy, Colombian composer (b. 1907)
Mar 15th - Carl Benton Reid, actor (Burke's Law), dies at 82
Mar 16th - Carl Benton Reid, actor (Trap, Underwater City), dies at 79
Mar 16th - M Revis, [Willem Fisherman), author (People that Mutiny), dies at 68
Mar 17th - Geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker, Dutch actress (2 Orphans), dies at 81
Mar 18th - Lauritz L H Melchior, Danish baritone/actor (Luxury Liner), dies at 82
Mar 21st - Antoni Szalowski, composer, dies at 65
Mar 23rd - Ken Maynard, actor (Phantom Rancher, $50,000 Reward), dies at 77
Mar 25th - Edward Steichen, pioneer of US photography, dies at 93
Mar 26th - George Sisler, hall of famer 1st baseman (257 hits-1920), dies at 80
Mar 26th - Noel Coward, English playwright (Private Letters), dies at 73
Mar 26th - Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/musicologist, dies at 67
Mar 26th - Johnny Drake, American football player (b. 1916)
Mar 26th - Don Messer, Canadian fiddler (b. 1909)
Mar 27th - Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer, dies at 72
Mar 28th - Hakuun Yasutani, Zen teacher/co-founder (Sanbo Kyodan), dies
Mar 31st - Kurt George Hugo Thomas, composer, dies at 68
Apr 1st - Arthur Wood, cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), dies
Apr 2nd - Jascha Horenstein, Russian-born American conductor
Apr 5th - John Coleman, Australian rules footballer (b. 1928)
Apr 7th - Nick Stuart, bandleader, dies of cancer at 69
Artist Pablo PicassoArtist Pablo Picasso (Apr 8th) Apr 8th - Pablo (Ruiz y) Picasso, Spanish/French painter (Guernica), dies at 91
Apr 11th - Ted Decorsia, actor (Police Chief Hegedorn-Steve Canyon), dies at 69
Apr 13th - Alexandre A M Stols, publisher/typographer (Schoone Book), dies at 73
Apr 14th - Magda Janssens, Flemish actress (Nederlands in 7 Lessons), dies at 88
Apr 14th - Minna Gombell, dies in Santa Monica CA
Apr 20th - Robert Armstrong, actor (Fall Guy, Exposed), dies at 82
Apr 21st - Ursula Jeans, actress (Cavalcade, Over the Moon), dies at 66
Apr 21st - Arthur Fadden, thirteenth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1894)
Apr 23rd - Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar, dies at 85

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