This Day in History for 30th April

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 217

311 - Roman Emperor Galerius isssues Edict of Toleration, ending persercution of Christians in the Roman Empire
313 - Licinius unifies the entire Eastern Roman Empire under his rule.
711 - Islamic conquest of Iberia: Moorish troops led by Tariq ibn-Ziyad land at Gibraltar to begin their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula (Al-Andalus).
1064 - German King Henry IV gives away Utrecht county of West Friesland
1315 - Enguerrand de Marigny is hanged on the public gallows at Montfaucon.
1349 - Jewish community at Radolszell, Germany, exterminated
1396 - Crusaders & Earl of Nevers depart from Dijon
1483 - Orbital calculations suggest that on this day, Pluto moved inside Neptune's orbit until July 23, 1503.
1492 - Columbus is given royal commission to equip his fleet
1492 - Spain announces it will expels all Jews
1506 - Philip of Burgundy & England sign trade agreement
1527 - Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France signed the Treaty of Westminster, pledging to combine their forces against Holy Roman Emperor Charles V in an attempt to win the War of the League of Cognac
Explorer of the New World Christopher ColumbusExplorer of the New World Christopher Columbus 1562 - 1st French colonists in North America: Jean Ribault & colonists arrive in Florida
1563 - Jews are expelled from France by order of Charles VI
1598 - 1st theater performance in America (Spanish comedy-Rio Grande)
1616 - King James I of England leaves Brielle/Vlissingen
1650 - French rebel Henri de la Tour Turenne signs treaty with Spain
1661 - Tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa
1671 - Petar Zrinski, the Croatian Ban from the Zrinski family, is executed.
1695 - William Congreve's "Love for Love" premieres in London
1722 - Game of Billiards is mentioned in New England Courant
1725 - Emperor Charles VI & King Philip IV of Spain sign Treaty of Vienna
1748 - Ceasefire at Aken ends
1763 - Member of Parliament and journalist John Wilkes confined in the Tower of London, charged with seditious libel
King of Great Britain James I and VIKing of Great Britain James I and VI 1772 - John Clais patents 1st scale
1774 - Pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee
1789 - George Washington inaugurated as first president of the United States of America
1790 - Colonial troops occupy Bonni's marroon village
1794 - The Battle of Boulou is fought, in which French forces defeated the Spanish under General Union.
1798 - US Department of the Navy forms
1803 - US doubles in size through Louisiana Purchase ($15 million)
1804 - Hague's Theater opens
1808 - 1st practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri
1812 - (Eastern) Louisiana admitted as 18th US state
1838 - Nicaragua declares independence from Central American federation
1852 - Anton Rubinsteins opera "Dmitri Donskoi" premieres in St Petersburg
First US President George WashingtonFirst US President George Washington 1857 - San Jose State University forms
1859 - Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" is first published in literary periodical All the Year Round, continues in weekly installments until Nov 26
1859 - Paul Morphy returns from 10-month chess tour of Europe, retires
1860 - Navaho indians attack Fort Defiance (Canby)
1861 - President Lincoln ordered Federal Troops to evacuate Indian Territory (US Civil War)
1862 - Swift Run Gap, WV skirmishes
1863 - -5/1] Battle of Snyder's Bluff, Virginia (part of the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War): General Sherman beaten by Confederate forces
1863 - Mexican forces attacked the French Foreign Legion in Hacienda Camarón, Mexico.
1864 - Battle of Jenkin's Ferry, Arkansas; Gen W R Scurry is killed
1864 - New York becomes 1st state to charge a hunting license fee
Union General William Tecumseh ShermanUnion General William Tecumseh Sherman 1869 - Hawaiian YMCA organized
1871 - The Camp Grant Massacre of Apaches in Arizona Territory, perpetrated by white & Mexican adventurers; 144 die
1885 - Boston Pops Orchestra forms
1887 - 1st game played at Broad & Huntingdon St Park (Baker Bowl) in Philadelphia; Phillies beat Giants 19-10
1888 - Hail stones kills about 250 in Moradabad district of Delhi
1889 - 1st US national holiday, on centennial of Washington's inauguration
1898 - Championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl
1900 - 165 lb Robert Fitzsimmons KOs 305 lb Ed Dunkhost in a boxing match
1900 - USA annexes Hawaii
1900 - Casey Jones dies in a train wreck in Vaughn, Mississippi, while trying to make up time on the Cannonball Express.
1902 - Debussy's opera "Pelléas et Mélissande" premieres in Paris
1903 - NY Highlanders (Yankees) 1st home game, (Hilltop Park-168th St & Broadway, Manhattan), they beat Wash Senators, 6-2
1904 - Ice cream cone makes its debut
1905 - 1st official soccer game between Belgium-Netherlands (1-4)
1907 - Honolulu, Hawaii becomes an independent city.
1910 - Cleve Indian Addie Joss wins 2nd no-hitter beating White Sox
1911 - Portugal approves female suffrage
1916 - Chicago Cubs play 1st game at Weeghman Park (Wrigley Field) beat Reds
1918 - Orange Nassau soccer team forms in Groningen
1919 - Phillies beat Bkln Dodgers 9-0 in 20 innings
1920 - The British Government ends military conscription
1921 - American Professional Football Association reorganizes in Akron
1921 - Pope Benedict XV encyclical "On Dante"
1922 - Chicago White Sox Charles Robertson perfect games Detroit Tigers, 2-0
1925 - Automaker Dodge Brothers, Inc is sold to Dillon, Read & Company for $146 million plus $50 million for charity.
1927 - Princess Juliana gets seat in Dutch Council of State
1928 - Cherkess Autonomous Region forms in RSFSR (until 1957)
1929 - Earnest Streeruwitz becomes chancellor of Austria
1934 - Austria gets "Austrian facist" constitution
1935 - World Congress for Women's Rights concludes in Istanbul
1937 - The Philippines holds a plebiscite for Filipino women on whether they should be extended the right to suffrage; over 90% would vote in the affirmative.
Cricket Legend Donald BradmanCricket Legend Donald Bradman 1938 - Bradman scores 258 Aust v Worcs, 293 mins, 33 fours 1 five
1938 - The first televised FA Cup Final takes place between Huddersfield Town and Preston North End.
1939 - New York World's Fair opens
1939 - NBC/RCA 1st public TV demo with FDR at opening of NY World's Fair
1939 - Tropicana ballet of Havana, Cuba, forms
1940 - Bkln Dodger Tex Carleton no-hits Cin Reds, 3-0
1941 - Spread of Judaism begins in Croatia
1942 - 1st submarine built on Great Lakes launched, (Peto), Manitowoc, Wi
1943 - Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms
1943 - Dutch strike against forced labor in Nazi Germany's war industry
1943 - Noel Coward's "This Happy Breed" premieres in London
1944 - NY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs
1944 - NY Giant, Mel Ott scores 6 runs in 1 game drawing 5 walks for 4th time
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1945 - "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio
1945 - Concentration camp Munchen-Allag freed
1945 - "Lord Haw-Haw" calls for crusade against the Bolsheviks
1945 - Red Army occupies Demmin
Soldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev and Georgij Bulatov raise the Soviet Union flag on the roof of the Reichstag building in BerlinSoldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev and Georgij Bulatov raise the Soviet Union flag on the roof of the Reichstag building in Berlin

1945 - Red Army opens attack on German Reichstag building in Berlin
1945 - Russian Army frees Ravensbruck concentration camp
1945 - US troops attack the Elbe
1946 - Cleve Indian Bob Feller's 2nd no-hitter beats NY Yankees, 1-0
1947 - Boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover
1948 - "Inside USA" opens at Century Theater NYC for 339 performances

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 203

1245 - King Philip III of France (d. 1285)
1309 - Kazimierz III de Great, King of Poland (1333-70)
1553 - Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont, queen of France (d. 1601)
1602 - William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
1651 - Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest/theorist/saint
1662 - Queen Mary II of England (d. 1694)
1664 - François Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (d. 1709)
1710 - Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (d. 1795)
1717 - Guillaume Gommaire Kennis, composer
1723 - Mathurin Jacques Brisson, French naturalist (d. 1806)
1743 - Robert Jasper van de Capellen, master of Marsch/politician
1767 - Jean Henri Appelius, lawyer/minister of Finance
1770 - David Thompson, English/Canadian explorer (Columbia River)
Mathematician, Astronomer, and Physicist Carl Friedrich GaussMathematician, Astronomer, and Physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777) 1777 - Carl Friedrich Gauss, world's great mathematician
1790 - John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrialist
1792 - Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer
1797 - Andreas V Michiels, Dutch military governor of West-Sumatra
1803 - Albrecht Graf von Roon, Prime Minister of Prussia (d. 1879)
1805 - William Kerley Strong, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1867)
1812 - Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel van Bathe
1823 - George JD Campbell, Scottish/Brit Minister to Indies (1868-74/80-85)
1830 - Davis Tillson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
1837 - Alfred Gaul, composer
1846 - Rosalie Amstein, writer
1853 - Alfred v Berger, writer
1857 - Eugen Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (d. 1940)
1858 - Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893)
1864 - Frans Netscher, Dutch writer/journalist (Studies of nude model)
1864 - Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet (d. 1913)
1865 - Max Nettlau, German anarchist (d. 1944)
1869 - Hans Poelzig, German architect (d. 1936)
1870 - Franz Lehar, operetta composer (Naughty Marietta)
1874 - Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian priest/writer
1876 - Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (d. 1937)
1877 - Alice B. Toklas, American companion of Gertrude Stein (d. 1967)
1882 - Trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author (To the Invisible)
1883 - David John de Lloyd, composer
1884 - Albert Israel Elkus, composer
1885 - Luigi Russolo, composer
1886 - Frank Merrik, composer
1888 - John Crowe Ransom, US poet/critic (God Without Thunder)
1889 - Acario Cotapos, composer
1889 - Rudolph Hermann Simonsen, composer
1891 - Watze Cuperus, Frisian author (Swart mar leaflik)
Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von RibbentropForeign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893) 1893 - Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister (d. 1946)
1895 - Philippe Panneton, French Canadian physician, diplomat and writer (d. 1960)
1896 - Gary Davis, Laurens SC, blues/folk guitarist (A Little More Faith)
1896 - Hans List, Austrian inventor (d. 1996)
1897 - Humberto Mauro, Brazillina director and screenwriter (d. 1983)
1899 - Jannetje Fisherman-Roosendaal, author (regional novels)
1899 - Lucie Mannheim, actress (East Meets West, 39 Steps), born in Berlin, Germany
1901 - Simon Kuznets, Ukrainian-born economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1985)
1902 - Andre-Francois Marescotti, composer
1902 - Rudolf Wittelsbach, composer
1903 - Gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Symphony Breve)
1905 - John Peters Humphrey, Hampton, New Brunswick, Canadian jurist and human rights advocate (Universal Declaration on Human Rights)
Jurist John Peters HumphreyJurist John Peters Humphrey (1905) 1908 - Eve Arden, American actress (d. 1990)
1908 - Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic foreign and later prime minister (d. 1970)
1909 - Juliana, Queen of Netherlands (1948-80)
1909 - F. E. McWilliam, Irish sculptor (d. 1992)
1910 - Al Lewis, actor (Leo-Car 54, Grandpa-Munsters)
1911 - Hans Studer, composer
1911 - John-Baptist J Walgrave, [Henricus/Humanus], Flemish, theologist
1911 - Luise Rinser, writer
1912 - Eve Arden, Mill Valley California, actress (Connie-Our Miss Brooks)
1912 - Manuel Gutierrez Mellado, soldier/politician
1913 - Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general (ITA)
1913 - Edith Fowke, folklorist
1914 - Sid Weiss, bassist
1916 - Claude Shannon, information theorist
1916 - Dugo D Schenker, Suriname/Antillian producer
1916 - Robert Shaw, Red Bluff California, chorale conductor (Robert Shaw Chorale)
1917 - Bea Wain, US singer/radio host (Lucky Strike Hit Parade)
1918 - W Donald McNeill, tennis champ (US Open-1940)
1919 - Valeer [Valerius V] van Kerkhove, Flemish writer/producer
1920 - Duncan Hamilton, driver
1920 - Leen 't Hart, Dutch organist/composer
1921 - Roger Easton, American scientist & inventor (GPS), born in Craftsbury, Vermont (d. 2014)
1922 - Anton Murray, cricketer (South African batsman in 10 Tests 1951-55)
1923 - Alan Wharton, cricketer (England batsman once v NZ 1949, scored 7 & 13)
1923 - George Byatt, playwright
1923 - Al Lewis, American actor (d. 2006)
1924 - Sheldon Harnick, lyricist (Fiorello, Fiddler on the Roof), born in Chicago, Illinois
1925 - Corinne Calvet, Paris France, actress (Phantom of Hollywood)
1925 - Johnny Horton, American musician (d. 1960)
1926 - Cloris Leachman, actress (Last Picture Show, Phyllis), born in Des Moines, Iowa
1926 - Corinne Calvet, France, actress (Apache Uprising)
1926 - Edmund Cooper, UK, sci-fi author (Seed of Light, All Fool's Day)
1927 - Johnny Horton, rocker, born in Los Angeles, California
1927 - Lars Hall, Sweden, Pentathelete (Olympic-gold-1952)
1928 - Hugh Hood, Canadian author (d. 2000)
1929 - Peter Carsten, Weissenberg Bavaria, actor (Mr Super Invisible)
1930 - Raoul de Keyser, [Dekeyser], Flemish painter
1931 - William L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- )
1932 - Anton Larrauri, composer
1934 - Jerry Lordan, English composer and singer (d. 1995)
1936 - Zohra Lampert, actress (Doctors' Hospital, Girl With Something Extra)
1938 - Gary Collins, Venice California, actor (6th Sense, Home Show), (d. 2012)
1938 - Larry [Van Cott] Niven, US, sci-fi author (5 Hugo, Neutron Star)
1938 - Juraj Jakubisko, Slovak film director

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 17 of 17

1290 - Joan of Acre (18), daughter of Edward I marries (1) Gilbert de Clare, Duke of Hertford at Westminster Abbey.
Golfer Walter HagenGolfer Walter Hagen (1923) 1923 - Golfer champion Walter Hagen (30) weds Edna Straus at the Hotel Biltmore in New York
1932 - Cricketer Donald Bradman (23) weds Jessie Martha Menzies at St Paul's Anglican Church in Burwood, Sydney
1937 - General Douglas MacArthur (57) marries 2nd wife Jean Faircloth
1945 - MLB catcher Roy Campanella (23) weds Ruthe Willis
1949 - Ice hockey goaltender Jacques Plante (20) weds Jacqueline Gagne in Quebec, Canada
1961 - Lee Harvey Oswald marries Marina Prusakova in Minsk USSR
1988 - Actor Tom Hanks (31) weds actress Rita Wilson (31)
1989 - Actor and comedian Robin Williams (37) weds nanny Marsha Garces at a private ceremony in Lake Tahoe, California
1990 - Game show host Alex Trebek (49) weds real-estate mogul Jean Currivan (27) at the Regency Club in Los Angeles
Brazilian Football Legend PeleBrazilian Football Legend Pele (1994) 1994 - Soccer great Pele (53) weds psychologist Assiria Seixas Lemos (36)
1995 - Country singer Rosanne Cash (39) weds record producer John Leventhal (42)
1997 - Actor Max Von Sydow (68) weds filmmaker Catherine Brelet
1998 - Boyzone singer Ronan Keating (21) weds model Yvonne Connolly at the Caribbean isle of Nevis
2007 - "Timbiriche" pop singer Paulina Rubio (35) weds Spanish public relations executive Nicolas "Colate" Vallejo Najera in Cancun, Quintana Roo
2008 - Singer-songwriter Mariah Carey (41) weds actor and rapper Nick Cannon (31) at Bahamian estate on the island of Windermere
2011 - Actor Lorenzo Lamas (53) weds model Shawna Craig at Casa Dorada Resort in Cabo, San Lucas

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 131

65 - Lucan, Roman poet (b. 39)
313 - Gaius G V Maximus, [Daia], Emperor of Rome, dies
535 - Amalaswintha, queen of Ostrogoten, murdered
1030 - Mohammud van Ghazna, Turkish mayor (G'widen)/Islamic ruler, dies
1063 - Emperor Renzong of China (b. 1010)
1131 - Adjutor, Roman Catholic Saint
1196 - Boudouin II, bishop of Utrecht (1178-96), dies
1214 - Huguccio/Hugo van Pisa, Italian bishop, dies
1328 - ... Eckhard, German theologist/mystic, dies
1341 - John III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1285)
1439 - Richard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick, English military leader (b. 1382)
1524 - Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, French soldier (b. 1473)
1544 - Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England
1630 - Ercole Porta, composer, dies at 44
1632 - Jean de Tilly, fieldmarshal, dies
1632 - Sigismund III, King of Poland/Sweden, dies at 65
1642 - Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (b. 1578)
1655 - Eustache Le Sueur, French painter (b. 1617)
1660 - Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 84
1696 - Robert Plot, British naturalist (b. 1640)
1708 - Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies
1712 - Philippus van Limborch, remonstrants theologist/vicar, dies at 78
1736 - Johann Albert Fabricius, German classical scholar and bibliographer (b. 1668)
1743 - Pedro de Peralta y Barnuevo, Peruvian playwright/poet, dies
1758 - François d'Agincourt, French composer (b. 1684)
1784 - Franz K earl von Velbruck, German free mason, dies
1785 - Frederick Philipse 3, land owner (Bronx, Westch & Putnam), dies at 65
1792 - Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer, dies at 36
1792 - John Montague 4th Earl of Sandwich, English Naval minister, dies at 73
1793 - Lorenzo Fago, composer, dies at 88
1795 - Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, French writer and numismatist (b. 1716)
1800 - John H Midderigh, Rotterdam patriot, dies at 46
1829 - George Washington Adams, son of John Q Adams, dies on City Is NYC
1841 - Peter Andreas Heiberg, Danish author and philologist (b. 1758)
1847 - Charles L J, archduke of Austria/gov-gen (Austria-Netherland), dies
1848 - Friedrich Freiherr Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant, dies at 53
1855 - Henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor, dies at 68
1859 - Sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67
1865 - Robert Fitzroy, English admiral and meteorologist (b. 1805)
1875 - Jean Frederic Waldeck, French explorer, lithographer, and cartographer (b. 1766)
Impressionist painter Edouard ManetImpressionist painter Edouard Manet (1883) 1883 - Édouard Manet, French impressionist painter dies at 61
1887 - Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer, dies at 71
1893 - Gyula Beliczay, composer, dies at 57
1895 - Gustav Freytag, writer, dies at 78
1896 - Antonio Cagnoni, composer, dies at 68
1900 - John Luther (Casey) Jones, dies in Cannonball Express train wreck
1903 - Emily Stowe, Canadian physician and suffragist (b.1831)
1912 - František Kmoch, Czech composer, dies at 63
1919 - Henry Wood, England cricket wicket keeper (in 4 Tests 1888-92), dies
1922 - David M Chumaceiro, Curacaos poet, dies
1931 - Sammy Woods, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia, 3 for England), dies
1933 - Luis Sanchez Cerro, Pres of Peru, assassinated by Hurtado de Mendoza
1934 - William Henry Welch, dies at 75
1936 - Alfred Edward Housman, English poet (b. 1859)
1942 - Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51
1942 - J van Hoddis, writer, dies at 54
1943 - Beatrice Potter Webb, British writer (My Apprenticeship), dies at 85
1943 - Etty Hillesum, Dutch diarist, dies in Auschwitz
1943 - Otto Jespersen, Danish philologist (b. 1860)
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler (1945) 1945 - Adolf Hitler, German Dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56
1945 - Eva Braun, German mistress/wife of Hitler, commits suicide at 33
1952 - Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
1956 - Alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78
1957 - Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80
1959 - Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81
1963 - Bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74
1965 - Helen Chandler, American actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 59
1966 - Richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident
1970 - Hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82
1970 - Inger Stevens, actress (Katy-Farmer's Daughter), commits suicide at 35
1970 - Jacob Presser, historian/writer (Doom, Ondergang), dies at 71
1971 - Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70
1972 - Gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38
1972 - Ntare V, king of Burundi, murdered
1973 - Josie Sedgwick, actress (White Moth), dies of stroke at 75
1973 - Václav Renč, Czech poet, dramatist and translator (b. 1911)
Actress Agnes MooreheadActress Agnes Moorehead (1974) 1974 - Agnes Moorehead, American actress (Endora-Bewitched), dies of uterine cancer at 73
1976 - Edvard Fliflet Braein, composer, dies at 51
1977 - Clive Martin Douglas, composer, dies at 73
1980 - Mary McCarty, actress (French Line), dies
1980 - Luis Muñoz Marín, Puerto Rican poet, journalist, and politician (b. 1898)
1981 - Peter Huchel, German poet, dies at 78
1982 - Albert TLCA Bird, lecture artist, dies
1982 - Herman Tholen, Dutch cabaret performer (Juveniles), dies
1982 - Taisen Deshimaru, founder of several Zen centers in France, dies at 67
1982 - Lester Bangs, American music journalist, author, and musician (b. 1949)
1983 - George Balanchine, Russian/US ballet composer/choreographer, dies from Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease at 79
Ballet Choreographer George BalanchineBallet Choreographer George Balanchine (1983) 1983 - Jerry Hatsuo Fujikawa, actor (Uncle Matsu-Mr T & Tina), dies at 71
1983 - Muddy Waters, US blues singer/guitarist (Mad Love), dies at 70
1983 - Joel H. Hildebrand, American Chemist whose research led to new treatments for divers with the 'bends' through the use of helium and oxygen breathing mixtures, dies at 101
1984 - Arthur T "Bomber" Harris, bombed nazi-Germany, dies
1987 - Hugh Dempster, actor (Anna Karenina, Candles at Nine), dies
1988 - James McCracken, US tenor, dies at 61
1989 - Sergio Leone, Italian director (Good, Bad & Ugly), dies at 60
1989 - Yi, Bang-ja, Crown Princess of Korea (b. 1901)
1991 - George Sperti Sperti, inventor (Preparation H), dies at 91
1991 - Michael G Hagerty, actor (Overboard), dies at 39
1992 - Daan van Driel, Dutch cartoonist/WWII resist fighter (Trouw), dies
1993 - David Waymer, NFLer (Saints, 49'ers, Raiders), dies at 34
Blues Musician Muddy WatersBlues Musician Muddy Waters (1983) 1993 - Eric Rowan, cricketer (26 Tests for South Africa), dies

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