This Day in History for 30th April

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 214

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
Explorer of the New World Christopher ColumbusExplorer of the New World Christopher Columbus 1492 - Spain announces it will expels all Jews
1506 - Philip of Burgundy & England sign trade agreement
1527 - England & France sign Treaty of Westminster to end the War of the League of Cognac
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
King of Great Britain James I and VIKing of Great Britain James I and VI 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
1772 - John Clais patents 1st scale
1774 - Pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee
1789 - George Washington inaugurated as 1st president of the United States of America
1790 - Colonial troops occupy Bonni's marroon village
First US President George WashingtonFirst US President George Washington 1794 - The Battle of Boulou is fought, in which French forces defeated the Spanish under General Union.
1798 - US Dept of 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
1857 - San Jose State University forms
Novelist Charles DickensNovelist Charles Dickens 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.
Union General William Tecumseh ShermanUnion General William Tecumseh Sherman 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
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
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
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt 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
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
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
1948 - Org of American States charter signed at Bogota, Colombia

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 201

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), died in 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), died in 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, Berlin, actress (East Meets West, 39 Steps)
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)
Jurist John Peters HumphreyJurist John Peters Humphrey (1905) 1905 - John Peters Humphrey, Hampton, New Brunswick, Canadian jurist and human rights advocate (Universal Declaration on Human Rights)
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
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, Chicago, lyricist (Fiorello, Fiddler on the Roof)
1925 - Corinne Calvet, Paris France, actress (Phantom of Hollywood)
1925 - Johnny Horton, American musician (d. 1960)
1926 - Cloris Leachman, Des Moines Iowa, actress (Last Picture Show, Phyllis)
1926 - Corinne Calvet, France, actress (Apache Uprising)
1926 - Edmund Cooper, UK, sci-fi author (Seed of Light, All Fool's Day)
1927 - Johnny Horton, Los Angeles Ca, rocker
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
1939 - Ellen Taafe Zwilich, Miami Florida, (1st woman composer Pulitzer 1982)

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
Host of Jeopardy! Alex TrebekHost of Jeopardy! Alex Trebek (1990) 1990 - Game show host Alex Trebek (49) weds real-estate mogul Jean Currivan (27) at the Regency Club in Los Angeles
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
Singer Mariah CareySinger Mariah Carey (2008) 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, 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, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56
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)
Ballet Choreographer George BalanchineBallet Choreographer George Balanchine (1983) 1983 - George Balanchine, Russian/US ballet composer/choreographer, dies from Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease at 79
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
Blues Musician Muddy WatersBlues Musician Muddy Waters (1983) 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
1993 - Eric Rowan, cricketer (26 Tests for South Africa), dies

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