This Day in History for 28th July

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 167

388 - Battle at Aquileja: Emperor Theodosius beats emperor Magnus Maximis
754 - Pope Stephen II, [III] makes Pippin de Korte, King of France
1148 - Crusaders attack Damascus
1434 - Navigator Gil Eanes leaves Cape Bojador for Lisbon
1579 - Cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid
1586 - Sir Thomas Harriot introduces potatoes to Europe on return to England
1609 - Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
1635 - Spanish marshal Piccolomini conquerors Schenkenschans
1696 - De Croissy succeeds Le Plectia as French minister of Finance
1708 - Monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC
1717 - Prussian king Frederik Willem I gives compulsory education to 5-12 yrs
1741 - Capt Bering discovers Mount St Elias, Alaska
1742 - Prussia & Austria sign peace treaty
1794 - French Revolution figure Robespierre & 22 other leaders of "the Terror" guillotined to thunderous cheers in Paris
1808 - Mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey
1821 - Peru declares independence from Spain (National Day)
1849 - Memmon is 1st clipper to reach SF, 120 days out of NY
1851 - Total solar eclipse captured on a daguerreotype photograph
1858 - First use of fingerprints as a means of identification is made by Sir William James Herschel of the Indian Civil Service
1858 - Nadar takes 1st airborne photo (in a balloon)
1862 - Confederate forces defeated at More's Hill, Mo
1864 - 2nd day of battle at Deep Bottom Run, Virginia
1864 - Battle of Atlanta: GA (Ezra Church) - second sortie US700 CS4642
1866 - Metric system becomes a legal measurement system in US
1868 - US Secretary of State William H. Seward announces 14th Amendment ratified by states, grants citizenship to ex-slaves
Composer Richard WagnerComposer Richard Wagner 1882 - Richard Wagner's opera "Parsifal" premieres in Beirut
1883 - Shocks triggered by volcano Epomeo (Isle of Ischia, Italy) destroyed 1,200 houses at Casamicciola killing 2,000
1886 - British Salisbury government forms
1893 - A petition demanding women's suffrage is delivered to the New Zealand parliament; it is signed by more 25,000 women, about a 5th of the entire adult European female population
1896 - City of Miami incorporated
1898 - Spanish troops in Ponce, Puerto Rico, surrender
1898 - Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Retired Colourman"(BG)
1900 - Hamburger created by Louis Lassing in Connecticut
1904 - Rafael Reyes becomes dictator of Colombia after losing Panama
1904 - Interior Minister of Russia, Vyacheslav Plehve is assassinated; as leader of the most reactionary elements of government, he was hated for his repressive policies
1906 - Yankees turn triple-play, beat Cleveland 6-4
1911 - 96°F (35.6°C) in De Bilt Netherlands
1913 - 12th Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)
1914 - Foxtrot 1st danced at New Amsterdam Roof Garden (NYC, by Harry Fox)
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston ChurchillSoldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill 1914 - First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill orders British Grand Fleet to Scapa Flow
1914 - Austria-Hungary decides against mediation and declares war on Serbia - first decalation of war of WWI
1915 - Because of virtual anarchy, US Marines go ashore in Haiti on orders from President Wilson; this will lead to an occupation that will last until 1934
1917 - Silent Parade 10,000 African-American march on 5th Ave (NYC) protesting against lynching
1919 - Vrije Vakbewegings Internationale (VVI) forms in Amsterdam
1926 - US & Panamanian pact about safeguard of Panama Canal
1928 - 9th Olympic Games open in Amsterdam
1929 - Chicago Cardinals become 1st NFL team to train out of state (Mich)
1929 - 24th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)
1930 - 114°F (46°C), Greensburg, Kentucky (state record)
1931 - White Sox score 11 in 8th to beat Yankees 14-12
1932 - Battle between unemployed war veterans & federal troops, 4 die
31st US President Herbert Hoover31st US President Herbert Hoover 1932 - President Hoover evicts bonus marchers from their encampment
1933 - 1st singing telegram delivered (to Rudy Vallee), NYC
1933 - NFL divides into (2) 5 team divisions
1933 - Spain recognizes the USSR
1934 - 118°F (48°C), Orofino, Idaho (state record)
1935 - Belgium's Romain Maes wins Tour de France
1937 - Eddie Paynter scores 322 for Lancashire against Sussex
1937 - Richard Moore scores 316 for Hampshire against Warwickshire
1938 - 34,000-ton Cunard-White Star liner Mauretania launched at Birkenhead
1938 - Bradman scores 202 Aust v Somerset, 225 mins, 32 fours
1939 - 5th Dutch government of Colijn falls
1940 - Radio Orange, London begins broadcasting
1940 - Yankee Charlie Keller hits 3 HRs to beat White Sox 10-9
1942 - Nazis liquidate 10,000 Jews in Minsk Belorussia Ghetto
1942 - Zionists partisans ZOB forms in Poland
Italian Dictator Benito MussoliniItalian Dictator Benito Mussolini 1943 - Italian Facist dictator Benito Mussolini resigns
1943 - Pres FDR announces end of coffee rationing in US
1943 - World War II: Operation Gomorrah: The British bomb Hamburg causing a firestorm that kills 42,000 German civilians.
1944 - Hitler routes 4 division of South France to Normandy
1944 - US 8th Army corp occupies Coutances France
1945 - Japanese premier Suzuki disregards US ultimatum to surrender
1945 - US Army B-25 crashes into 79th floor of Empire State Bldg, 14 die
1945 - US Senate ratifies UN charter 89-2
1947 - Iuliu Maniu's Boer party becomes forbidden in Romania
1948 - I G Farben chemical plant explodes in Ludwigshafen, Germany, 182 die
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler 1948 - The Metropolitan Police Flying Squad foils a bullion robbery in the "Battle of London Airport".
1951 - "Kiss Me, Kate" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 1077 perfs
1951 - Walt Disney's "Alice In Wonderland" released
1952 - Rogers Hornsby replaces Luke Sewell as Cincinnati Reds manager
1954 - Ernest Blochs 4th string quartet premieres
1955 - The Union Mundial pro Interlingua is founded at the first Interlingua congress in Tours, France.
1957 - Jerry Lee Lewis makes his 1st TV appearance (Steve Allen Show)
1957 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open
1957 - White Sox' James Landis struck out 5 times in a game
Country Singer Jerry Lee LewisCountry Singer Jerry Lee Lewis 1957 - Heavy rain and a mudslide in Isahaya, western Kyūshū, Japan, kill 992.
1958 - Baltimore Colts wins NFL-championship
1959 - Great-Britain starts using postal codes
1959 - Hawaii's 1st US election sends 1st Asian-Americans to Congress
1960 - Republican National convention selects Richard Nixon as candidate
1962 - 19 die in a train crash in Steelton Pa
1962 - Mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean
1963 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open
1964 - England all out 611 in reply to Australia's 8-656 Match a draw
37th US President Richard Nixon37th US President Richard Nixon 1964 - Ranger 7 launched toward the Moon; sent back 4308 TV pictures
1965 - LBJ sends 50,000 more soldiers to Vietnam (total of 125,000)
1967 - Pirate Radio Station 390 (Radio Invicta) (England) closes down
1971 - 16 time gold glover Brook Robinson commits 3 errors in 6th inning
1971 - Dutch ends censorship of "Blue Movie"
1972 - 39th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Dallas 20, All Stars 7 (54,162)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 196

1165 - Ibn al-'Arabi, Muslim mystic/philosopher
1347 - Margherita of Durazzo, queen of Naples (d. 1412)
1456 - Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia)
1514 - Maximilian of Burgundy, viceroy of Holland
1609 - Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
1659 - Charles Ancillon, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1715)
1719 - Jan Nepveu, governor-general of Suriname (1769-79) [or Aug 27]
1745 - Piotr A von der Pahlen, milt governor (St Petersburg)
1746 - Thomas Heyward, soldier, signed Decl of Ind
1750 - Fabre d'Églantine French dramatist and politician, creator of the French Republican calendar (d. 1794)
1778 - Charles Stewart, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1869
1796 - Ignaz Bösendorfer, Austrian musician (d. 1859)
1804 - Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man is what he eats)
1808 - Charles Lucas, composer
1809 - Ormsby McKnight Mitchel, astronomer/Major General (Union volunteers)
1813 - Alberto Mazzucato, composer
1815 - Stefan Dunjov, Banat Bulgarian military figure (d. 1889)
1825 - William Duncan Smith, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1833 - James Henry Lane, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) [or Jun 22 1814]
1835 - Jose Garcia Robles, composer
1837 - Christian Barnekow, composer
1844 - Gerard Manley Hopkins, England, poet (Windhover)
1857 - Ballington Booth, Brighouse, England, Officer in The Salvation Army and co-founder of Volunteers of America
1860 - Elias M. Ammons, governor of Colorado (d. 1925)
1860 - Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia (d. 1922)
1863 - Hussein Khan Nakhichevanski, Russian general (d. 1919)
Children's Author Beatrix PotterChildren's Author Beatrix Potter (1866) 1866 - Beatrix Potter, England, children's author (Tale of Peter Rabbit)
1867 - Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer (d. 1951)
1868 - George Morren, Flemish painter/sculptor
1868 - Thomas P Krag, Norwegian writer (Jon Graeff, Ulf Ran)
1870 - Henri Jaspar, premier of Belgium (1927-31)
1872 - Albert P Sarraut, Fren gov-gen of Indo-China (1911..19)/PM (1933/36)
1874 - Ernst Cassirer, Germany, philosopher/educator (Essay on Man)
1887 - Marcel Duchamp, Blainville-Crevon, French sculptor and painter (Nude Descending a Staircase)
1890 - Marie Lohr, Sydney Australia, actress (Pygmalion, Small Hotel)
Painter and Sculptor Marcel DuchampPainter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp (1887) 1891 - Ron Oxenham, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1928-32)
1892 - Joe E Brown, Holgate Ohio, comedian (Buck Circus Hour)
1892 - Petro Petridis, Greek composer (Isotope Suite)
1893 - Rued Immanuel Langgaard, composer
1896 - Barbara La Marr, American actress (d. 1926)
1897 - Emmy Arbous, [Emilia J Henke], Dutch actress (Little Rascal)
1898 - Lawrence Gray, American actor (d. 1970)
1900 - Maurice Johnstone, composer
1901 - Rudy Vallee, Vt, singer (Vagabond Dreams, My Time Is Your Time)
1901 - Sandor Vandor, composer
1901 - Freddie Fitzsimmons, American baseball player (d. 1979)
1902 - Karl Popper, Austrian/British philosopher (Logic of Forschung)
Philosopher and Professor Karl PopperPhilosopher and Professor Karl Popper (1902) 1902 - Kenneth F Fearing, US, poet (Dead Reckoning)
1903 - Catherine Dale Owen, actress (Behind Office Doors), Louisville KY
1904 - [John] Selwyn [Brooke] Lloyd, British statsman
1905 - Charles William Hutton, architect
1906 - Gottlob Frick, singer
1907 - Earl S Tupper, inventor (Tupperware)
1908 - Zbigniew Turski, composer
1909 - Malcolm Lowry, English novelist (Under the Volcano)
1910 - Bill Goodwin, SF California, announcer (Jolson Story, Burns & Allen)
1910 - Clive Robertson Caldwell, British fighter pilot
1911 - Ann Doran, Amarillo Tx, actress (Longstreet, Shirley)
1911 - Gerhard Stoeck, Germany, javelin thrower (Olympic-gold-1936)
1914 - Carmen Dragon, American composer (d. 1984)
1916 - David Brown, NYC, director (Jaws, Planet of the Apes)
1916 - Laird Cregar, Phila, actor (Charley's Aunt, Hangover Square)
1922 - Jacques Piccard, Switzerland, undersea explorer (bathyscaph Trieste)
1923 - Kent L Lee, US vice-admiral (WW II-Marianas/Palau)
1923 - Mary Jane Odell, Iowa, secretary of state
1923 - Michio Watanabe, politician
1924 - Fred Fisher, cricketer (one Test for NZ v SA 1953)
1924 - Peter James Frederick Green, CEO (LLoyd's of London)
1925 - Bruce Matthews, newspaper executive
1925 - Kenneth M Stewart, euro MP for Merseyside West
1925 - Larry Pruden, composer
1925 - Baruch S. Blumberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate
1926 - Charlie Biddle, American-born Quebec jazz bassist (d. 2003)
1927 - John Ashbery, American poet
1928 - Adrian Ratiu, composer
1929 - Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, NY, 1st lady (1961-63)
1929 - Remco [Wouter] Campert, Dutch literary/poet/son of Jan Campert
1930 - Jean Roba, Belgian comics author (d. 2006)
1930 - Junior Kimbrough, American bluesman (d. 1998)
1931 - Darryl Hickman, Hollywood, California, American actor (Human Comedy, Tea & Sympathy)
1931 - Johnny Martin, Australian cricket left-arm chinaman bowler (60's)
1933 - Charlie Hodge, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender
1934 - Jacques d'Amboise, Dedham Mass, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Company)
1934 - Norman D Shumway, (Rep-R-California, 1979- )
1935 - Simon Dee, British television broadcaster
1936 - Russ Jackson, Canadian football player
1937 - Peter Duchin, NYC, pianist/bandleader (Peter Duchin Orch)
1937 - Francis Veber, French film director and screenwriter
1938 - Alberto Fujimoro, president of Peru (1990- )
1938 - George Cummings, rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show)
1938 - Robert Hughes, [Studley Forrest], Australia, writer/critic (Barcelona)
1938 - Luis Aragonés, Spanish football manager
1939 - Clem Cattini, rock drummer (Tornados London)
1940 - Phil Proctor, comedian (Firesign Theater)
1941 - Riccardo Muti, Napoli Italy, conductor (Philadelphia Orch)
1942 - Marty Brennaman, American sportscaster
Basketball Player/US Senator Bill BradleyBasketball Player/US Senator Bill Bradley (1943) 1943 - Bill Bradley, Crystal City Ms, Basketball player (NY Knicks), Democratic US Senator (1979-1997)
1943 - Lawrence Elkins, football player FL (Houston Oilers)
1943 - Mike Bloomfield, Chicago Ill, blues guitarist/singer (Analine)
1943 - Richard Wright, Hatch End, Middlesex, English singer/songwriter (Pink Floyd-Time, Echoes)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 17 of 17

King of England Henry VIIIKing of England Henry VIII (1540) 1540 - English King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife
1683 - Anne Stuart marries prince Georges of Denmark
1727 - Philosopher Jonathan Edwards (23) weds Sarah Pierpont
1847 - Chancellor Otto Von Bismarck (32) weds noblewoman Johanna von Puttkamer (23) in Kolczyglowy, Poland
1906 - Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin (27) weds Ekaterina Svanidze (21) at St. David's Church in Tiflis
1950 - Actress Bette Davis (42) weds actor Gary Merrill (34) in Mexico
1957 - "Wuthering Heights" actress Merle Oberon (46) weds Italian industrialist Bruno Pagliai
1962 - NBA player Lenny Wilkens (24) weds Marilyn Reed
1973 - "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
Actress Farrah FawcettActress Farrah Fawcett (1973) 1973 - Actress Farrah Fawcett (26) weds film and voice actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California
1983 - Russian president Vladimir Putin (30) weds flight attendant Lyudmila Shkrebneva (25)
1993 - Pink Floyd vocalist George Roger Waters (49) weds Pricilla Phillips
1997 - Two-time Grammy Award winner Sheena Easton (38) weds documentary director Timothy Delarm (35) in Las Vegas
1999 - "Sixteen Candles" actress Molly Ringwald (31) weds French writer Valery Lamerignere in Bordeaux, France
2001 - Six-time golf winner Nick Faldo (44) weds third wife Valerie Bercher on a lavish ceremony in Windsor, England
2007 - Comedian and actor Steve Martin (61) weds Anne Stringfield (35) at his Los Angeles home
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick FaldoGolfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo (2001) 2012 - "Franklin & Bash" actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar (38) weds advertising executive Catriona McGinn at the Sunstone winery in Santa Ynez, California

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

1964 - Broadway musical actress-singer Ethel Merman (56) divorces academy award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine (47) after 32 days of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 120

450 - Theodosius II de Jongere, emperor Austrian Empire, dies
1057 - Victor II, [Gebhard], Pope (1055-57), dies
1101 - Su Tung-p'o, Chinese poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher, dies at 64
1128 - William Clito, Count of Flanders (b. 1102)
1230 - Duke Leopold VI of Austria (b. 1176)
1285 - Queen Keran of Armenia, consort of Leo III of Armenia
1330 - Michael III, Tsar of Bulgaria, dies in battle
1527 - Rodrigo de Bastidas, Spanish conquistador
Lawyer and Statesman Thomas CromwellLawyer and Statesman Thomas Cromwell (1540) 1540 - Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed
1631 - Guillén de Castro y Bellvis, Spanish dramatist (b. 1569)
1641 - John Amner, composer, dies at 61
1655 - Cyrano de Bergerac, French dramatist/novelist, dies at 36 in Paris
1655 - Suzuki Shosan, Samurai/monk/propagator of Zen Buddhism, dies at 76
1667 - Abraham Cowley, English poet (Mistress/Sex libri plantarum), dies
1675 - Bulstrode Whitelocke, English lawyer (b. 1605)
1685 - Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington, English statesman (b. 1618)
1711 - Gerard Lairesse, painter, buried
1718 - Etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630)
1723 - Mariana Alcoforado, nun (schreef no Lettres Portuguese), dies at 63
Violin Virtuoso & Composer Antonio VivaldiViolin Virtuoso & Composer Antonio Vivaldi (1741) 1741 - Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Italian composer, dies at 63
1746 - John Peter Zenger, journalist, involved in 1st amendment fight, dies
1750 - Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (Art of the Fugue), dies at 65
1762 - George Dodington, 1st Baron Melcombe, English politician (b. 1691)
1778 - Arvid Niclas Hopken, composer, dies at 68
1794 - Georges Couthon, French politician, beheaded at 39
1794 - Maximilien Robespierre, Fr revolutionary/avocat (1781), guillotined
1802 - Giuseppe Sarti, Italian composer (Il er pastore, Ifigenia), dies at 72
1811 - Heinrich J von Collin, Austria dramatist/poet (Coriolan), dies
Composer Johann Sebastian BachComposer Johann Sebastian Bach (1750) 1818 - Gaspard Monge, French mathematician (b. 1746)
1835 - Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier, French marshal (b. 1768)
1837 - John Ross, composer, dies at 73
1838 - Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer, dies at 62
1842 - C Brentano, writer, dies at 63
1844 - Joseph Bonaparte, older brother of Napoleon I and King of Naples and Spain (b. 1768)
1849 - Charles Albert, King of Sardinia (1831-49), dies
1850 - Stefano Pavesi, composer, dies at 71
1863 - James Deshler, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 30
1864 - Johann Hermann Kufferath, composer, dies at 67
1864 - Samuel Benton, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at about 44
1869 - Carl G Carus, German arts/psychologist/philosopher, dies
1869 - Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Czech anatomist (b. 1787)
1872 - Friedrich Kaiser, astronomer (Kaiser-Compass), dies
1878 - George Law Curry, Newspaper publisher and Governor of Oregon (b. 1820)
1895 - Joannes Kappeyne van Coppello, Internal minister (1877-89), dies at 72
1904 - Plehve, Russian foreign minister (bomb under carriage), dies
1915 - Vilbrun G Sam, rebellion leader/president of Haiti, lynched
1934 - Louis Tancred, cricketer (fourteen Tests batting for South Africa 1905-14), dies
1934 - Marie Dressler, Canadian-American actress (Dinner at 8, Anna Christie), dies at 65 of cancer
1937 - Abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer, dies at 51
1937 - Joseph Lee, father of Playgrounds movement, dies
1939 - William J Mayo, US surgeon/co-founder Mayo Clinic, dies at 78
1940 - Johann Richard Ohlsson, composer, dies at 66
1956 - Ludwig Klages, German philosopher/graphologist, dies at 83
1957 - Edith Abbott, American social worker, educator, and author (b. 1876)
1965 - Maurice Yvain, composer, dies at 74
1965 - Minor Watson, actor (Woman of the Year, Viva Cisco Kid), dies at 75
1965 - Edogawa Ranpo, Japanese author (b. 1894)
1967 - Karl W. Richter, Lieutenant, USAF, American aviator (b. 1942)
1968 - Charles W Mayo, US surgeon, dies at 70
1968 - Otto Hahn, German physicist/chemist (Nobel 1944), dies at 89
1969 - Ernst Tittel, composer, dies at 59
1969 - Frank H Loesser, US songwriter/composer (Guys & Dolls), dies at 59
1969 - Gabriel von Wayditch, composer, dies at 80
1969 - Ramón Grau, Cuban president (b. 1882)
1971 - Diane Arbus, [Nemerov], photographer (Vogue), commits suicide at 48
1971 - Myril Hoag, American baseball player (b. 1908)
1971 - Charles E. Pont, American artist (b. 1898)
1972 - Helen Traubel, American soprano (b. 1903)
1972 - Charu Majumdar, Indian revolutionary leader (b. 1918)
1973 - Royal Butler, actor, dies at 80
1974 - Jack Ellis, cricketer (Victorian WK, Ashes tourist 1926), dies
1974 - Truman Bradley, TV host (Science Fiction Theater), dies at 69
1976 - Jacob Soetendorp, rabbi, dies at 62
1976 - Lucie Mannheim, actress (39 Steps), dies at 77
1978 - Jan Willem van Otterloo, composer, dies at 70
1979 - Charles Shadwell, English conductor and bandleader (b. 1898)
1980 - Cecil Burleigh, composer, dies at 95
1981 - Fr. Stanley Rother, Roman Catholic Priest, Martyr and Missionary to Guatemala (b. 1935)
1982 - George Kleinsinger, US composer (Tubby the Tuba), dies at 68
1983 - Alec Marks, cricketer (good NSW batsman 1928-37), dies
1984 - Bess Flowers, actress (View from Pompey's Head), dies at 85
1985 - Grant Williams, actor (Shrinking Man), dies of toxic poisoning at 54
1986 - Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower), dies at 91
1986 - Syd Curnow, South African cricketer (168 runs in 7 Tests), dies
1987 - James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism), dies at 81
1989 - Jeff Richards, actor (Don't Go Near the Water), dies at 66
1990 - Armando Frid, of Argentina (Born May 24, 1866 Guin rec), dies at 124
1990 - Jill Esmond, actress (13 Women, My Pal Wolfe, FP 1), dies at 82
1990 - Maurice Braddell, actor (Things to Come), dies
1991 - Luis Aravena Munoz, Chilean singer/exiled to Netherlands, dies at 45
1993 - Herbert Joeks, [van Hugten], Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown), dies at 77
1994 - Bernard Delfont, Rus/Brit impresario (Thorn EMI), dies at 84
1994 - Colin Turnbull, anthropologist, dies at 69
1994 - Selwyn Powell, art Editor, dies at 82
1996 - Harold C Fox, Fashion designer/musician, dies at 86
1996 - Mickey Fenn, docker/socialist, dies at 58
1996 - Roger Tory Peterson, ornithologist/artist, dies at 87
1997 - Louis Cohen, physicist, dies at 71
1997 - Seni Pramoj, PM of Thailand (1945-46, 75, 76), dies
1998 - Lenny McLean, English bareknuckle fighter (b. 1949)

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