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Historical Events

Events 1 - 96 of 96

1st - 11th US Seniors Golf Open: Lee Trevino
1st - 18th du Maurier Golf Classic: Cathy Johnston
1st - 1st Zen winter session in Sydney Zen Center's Gorrick's Run Zendo
1st - Despite Andy Hawkins no-hitting White Sox, Yankees lose 4-0
1st - Dordrecht '90 soccer team forms in Dordrecht
1st - FC Swells soccer team forms in Swells
1st - German Democratic Republic accepts Deutsche Mark as its currency
1st - In Victoria, Australia, helmetless bike riding becomes illegal
1st - NY Yankee Andy Hawkins throws no-hitter in Comiskey Park, losing 4-0
2nd - Imelda Marcos & Adnan Khashoggi found not guilty of racketeering
2nd - Panic in tunnel of Mecca: 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death
3rd - Members of 2 Live Crew formally charged with obscenity in Florida
3rd - Liberian President, Samuel Kanyon Doe offers to resign in response to rebel incursions in his country; he will later be kidnapped and executed
4th - 400 New Kids on the Block fans treated for heat exhaustion in Minn
4th - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
4th - Wrestler Brutus Beefcake injured during para-sailing
4th - 2 Live Crew release "Banned in the USA" the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner & Gettysburg Address
5th - Zina Garrison upsets Steffi Graf in Wimbledon semi-finals
6th - "Jetson's the Movie" with Tiffany, premieres
Tennis Player Steffi GrafTennis Player Steffi Graf 6th - After pitching a no-hitter lose, NY Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game & loses 2-0
7th - 97th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Z Garrison (64 61)
7th - NJ Devils sign Russians Viacheslav Fetisov & Sergei Starikov
7th - Italy beats England in soccer's World Cup consolation game
8th - 12:34:56 on 7/8/90 (1234567890)
8th - Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning
8th - Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for soccer's 14th World Cup in Rome
8th - Greg Lemond wins his 3rd Tour de France (90:43:20 avg 23.3 mph)
8th - Tina Purtzer wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
8th - Trailing 7-0, Brewers tie Angels & then score 13 in 5th to win 20-7
9th - 104th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: S Edberg beats B Becker (62 62 36 36 64)
9th - Richard Hadlee takes 5-53 to end his Test Cricket career with 431 wkts
10th - 61st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-0 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
10th - All star MVP: Julio Franco (Texas Rangers)
10th - Andrew Dice Clay cries on Arsenio Hall Show
10th - Last day of Test Cricket for Richard Hadlee
11th - NYC police arrest "Dartman" (stabbed over 50 women with darts)
11th - Oka Crisis: First Nations land dispute in Quebec, Canada begins.
12th - "Les Miserables," opens at National Theatre, Washington
Russian President Boris YeltsinRussian President Boris Yeltsin 12th - Boris Yeltsin quits Soviet Communist Party
12th - Chicago White Sox Melido Perez no-hits Yankees 8-0 in a rain shortened 6 inning game at Yankee Stadium (7th no-hitter of 1990)
12th - In Soweto, South Africa, Shanty town women strip to the waist and confront bulldozers sent by authorities to demolish their homes
14th - "Howard Stern's Summer Show" premieres on WWOR-TV (NYC)
14th - Sara Martin, of Illinois, crowned America's Junior Miss
15th - 45th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King
16th - 400 die in a (7.7) earthquake in Philippines
16th - Bridgette LeAnn Wilson, 17, of Oregon, 8th crowned Miss Teen USA
16th - Civil trial by parents of Suicide victims against Judas Priest begins
16th - NYC's Empire State Building catches fire-No fatalities
16th - Rick Dee's "Into the Night," premieres on ABC-TV
16th - Ukraine declares independence
16th - The ANC send a report on police violence to President F. W. de Klerk and demanded an end to "the shocking inhumanity" of police action in rural areas of South Africa
17th - Hussein's Revolutionary Day speech claims Kuwait stole oil from Iraq
17th - NY Yankee Deion Sanders hits an inside park homer
17th - Minnesota Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0
19th - BASF plant in Cincinnati explodes in flames, 1 dies
19th - Cincinnati Red Pete Rose is sentence to 5 months for tax evasion
19th - Richard Nixon library opens in Yorba Linda, Calif
19th - Dave Raghetti pitches in his 499th game as a NY Yankee, passing Whitey Ford in most appearances as a NY Yankee
20th - Justice William Brennan resigns from Supreme Court after 36 years
21st - Goodwill Games opens in Seattle Wash
21st - Pink Floyds' "Wall" is performed where Berlin Wall once stood
22nd - 119th British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots 270 at St Andrews Scotland
22nd - 90th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Phil Mickelson
22nd - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
22nd - Greg LeMond of US wins his 3rd Tour de France
23rd - Rosie Jones (St Louis), 26, crowned 22nd Miss Black America
23rd - South Africa workers' union leader Billy Nair arrested
24th - Ms. Magazine hits newstands again after an 8 month hiatus
24th - US warships in Persian Gulf placed on alert after Iraq masses nearly 30,000 troops near its border with Kuwait
25th - "Les Miserables" opens at Princess Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
25th - KC Royal George Brett hits for the cycle
25th - Nadezhda Ryashkina of USSR sets 10K walk woman's record (41:56.23)
Comedienne and Actress Roseanne BarrComedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr 25th - Roseanne Barr sings National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres game
25th - US Ambassador tells Iraq, US won't take sides in Iraq-Kuwait dispute
25th - US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
26th - General Hospital records its 7,000th episode
26th - President Bush signs Americans With Disabilities Act
26th - US beats Soviet Union 17-0 in baseball at Goodwill Games
27th - Graham Gooch scores 333 v India at Lord's
27th - Tom Moody scores 100 in 26 mins in county cricket, world record
27th - White-Russia declares independence
27th - Zsa Zsa Gabor begins a 3 day jail sentence for slapping a cop
28th - Alberto Fujimoro installed as president of Peru
28th - Blackout hits Chicago
29th - 26th Curtis Cup: US wins 14-4
29th - 28th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats USSR in Atlanta Georgia (2-1)
29th - 36th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Beth Daniel
US President George H. W. BushUS President George H. W. Bush 29th - Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game
29th - South Africa Communist Party begins 1st legal conference
30th - 5 Bank of Credit & Commerce members found guilty of money
30th - Graham Gooch scores 123 v India to follow up 1st innings 333
30th - Soldiers opens fire on worshippers in Monrovian church, 200-600 die
30th - George Steinbrenner is forced by Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign as prinicipal partner of NY Yankees
30th - The first Saturn automobile rolls off the assembly line.
31st - Bosnia-Hercegovina declares independence
31st - Nolan Ryan becomes 20th major league pitcher to win 300 games

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 13 of 13

9th - Fábio and Rafael da Silva, Brazilian footballers
11th - Connor Paolo, American actor
11th - Caroline Wozniacki, Danish tennis player
13th - Matt Weinberg, American actor
19th - Steven Anthony Lawrence, American actor
24th - Evan James Springsteen, Los Angeles California, rocker Bruce Springsteen's son
24th - Daveigh Chase, American actress
27th - Cheyenne Kimball, American musician
27th - Nick Hogan, American reality TV star
27th - Indiana Evans, Australian actress
28th - Soulja Boy, American rapper
28th - Shana Swash, English actress
31st - Olga Galchenko, Russian juggler

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 4 of 4

17th - PLO-leader Jasser Arrafat marries Soha Tawil in Tunis
17th - Record producer Berry Gordy (60) weds Grace Easton
17th - Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (56) weds Suha Tawil (27)
27th - NBA star Patrick Ewing (27) weds Rita Williams

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 65 of 65

1st - Anna Palk, actress (Play it Cool, Frozen Dead), dies of cancer at 48
1st - Jurriaan Schrofer, graphic designer, dies
2nd - Muntu Myeza, S Afr anti-apartheid activist, dies in auto at 39
2nd - Snooky Lanson, singer, dies at 76
3rd - Ludi Claire Hugo, entertainer, dies at 70
3rd - Maurice Girodias, French publisher, dies at 71
5th - Mitch Snyder, homeless advocate, commits suicide by hanging at 46
6th - Jim Samuels, comedian, dies of spinal meningitis at 41
6th - Paul Wynne, KGO-TV SF reporter, dies of AIDS at 46
6th - Nathaniel Wyeth, American chemist and inventor (created PET plastic beverage bottle), dies at 78
7th - Bill Cullen, game show host (Price is Right), dies at 70 of cancer
7th - Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle, Jes priest/apprentice Zen teacher, dies at 92
7th - Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer (b. 1958)
8th - Howard Duff, actor (Heist, Knots Landing), dies of heart attack at 72
8th - Malcolm Hilton, English cricket slow left-arm (4 Tests), dies
9th - Brigitte D'Ortschy, Zen teacher Sanbo Kyodan line, dies in Japan at 69
9th - Howard Duff, actor (Kramer vs Kramer), dies at 76 of a heart attack
10th - Hans Faverey, poet, dies
10th - Irene Champlin, dies after long illness at 59
11th - Onno Molenkamp, Dutch actor (Ciske the Rat, Lifespan), dies at 67
12th - Richard R Briggs, dies after short illness at 71
12th - João Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager (b. 1917)
13th - Lois Moran Young, dies of cancer at 81
14th - Dallas Alinder, dies
14th - Philip Leacock, dies of collapsed lungs at 73
15th - Alison Leggatt, actress (Day of Triffids, Cows), dies at 86
15th - Margaret Mary Lockwood, actress (Man in Grey, Wicked Lady), dies at 73
15th - Troy Dixon, rapper (Trouble T-Roy of Heavy D), dies at 22 of a fall
16th - Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (b. 1927)
16th - Sidney Torch, English composer, conductor and organist (b. 1908)
17th - Bernard Cowan, TV announcer, dies of kidney disease at 68
18th - Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Asterix, Kuifje), dies at 78
18th - Karl Menninger, psychatrist (Menninger Clinic), dies at 96 of cancer
18th - Yoon Boseon, President of South Korea (b. 1897)
18th - Gerry Boulet, Quebec rock singer (b. 1946)
19th - Eddie Quillan, actor (Brigadoon, Summer Magic), dies of cancer at 83
19th - Herbert Nelson, actor (Guilding Light), dies of a stroke at 76
19th - Johnny Wayne, comedian (Wayne & Shuster), dies of cancer at 72
20th - Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Obsessions, Pygmalion), dies
20th - Herbert Jenkins, Atlanta's longest serving police chief (b. 1907)
21st - Manuel Puig, Argentine writer (Buenos Aires Affair), dies at 57
21st - Sacha Piteoff, dies of heart failure at 70
21st - Stanley Shapiro, dies of leukemia at 65
22nd - George Wood, dies of diabetes complications at 56
22nd - Preben Neergaard, Danish actor (Mordskab), dies of cancer at 70
23rd - Georges Flamant, actor (La Chienne), dies in Paris at 86
23rd - Joe Turner, jazz pianist, dies of cardiac arrest at 82
23rd - Robert Sommer, singer, dies of liver failure at 42
23rd - Kenjiro Takayanagi, Japanese development of television (b. 1899)
24th - Alan Clarke, director (Elephant, Road, Scum, Firm), dies at 54
26th - Brent Mydland, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots), dies at 38
27th - Bobby Day, rocker (Rockin' Robin), dies of cancer at 58
27th - Elizabeth Allan, actress (Tale of 2 Cities, Camille, Java Head), dies
27th - Kim Thomas-Friedland, news anchor (FNN), dies at 32
27th - Nick Pippins, actor (Simon), dies of AIDS at 35
27th - Bobby Day, American singer (b. 1928)
27th - Salim Ali, Indian Ornithologist (Birdman of India), dies at 90
28th - Armando Frid, of Argentina (Born May 24, 1866 Guin rec), dies at 124
28th - Jill Esmond, actress (13 Women, My Pal Wolfe, FP 1), dies at 82
28th - Maurice Braddell, actor (Things to Come), dies
29th - Bruno Kreisky, union chancellor Austria, dies
30th - Ian Gow, British Conservative parliament leader, murdered
30th - Karl Weber, dies of heart failure at 74
31st - Fernando Sancho, dies after operation for malignant tumor at 72
31st - Albert Leduc, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1902)

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