This Day in History for 28th July

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 174

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
Mob Hitman Mad Dog CollMob Hitman Mad Dog Coll 1931 - Mob hitman Mad Dog Coll allegedly participates in a kidnapping attempt that results in the shooting death of a child, which earns him the nickname "Mad Dog"
1932 - Battle between unemployed war veterans & federal troops, 4 die
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
31st US President Herbert Hoover31st US President Herbert Hoover 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
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.
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler 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
1945 - Physicist Raemer Schreiber and Lieutenant Colonel Peer de Silva arrive on the Pacific island of Tinian with the plutonium core used to assemble the Fat Man bomb used in the bombing of Nagasaki on August 9
1947 - Iuliu Maniu's Boer party becomes forbidden in Romania
1948 - I G Farben chemical plant explodes in Ludwigshafen, Germany, 182 die
Physicist Raemer SchreiberPhysicist Raemer Schreiber 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
1954 - "On the Waterfront", starring Marlon Brando, is released
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)
LPGA Golfer Mickey WrightLPGA Golfer Mickey Wright 1957 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open
1957 - White Sox' James Landis struck out 5 times in a game
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
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth 1964 - England all out 611 in reply to Australia's 8-656 Match a draw
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

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 and illustrator ("The 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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