9th April, on this day

193 Septimius Severus is proclaimed Roman Emperor by the army in Illyricum (in the Balkans).
475 Byzantine Emperor Basiliscus issues a circular letter (Enkyklikon) to the bishops of his empire, supporting the Monophysite christological position.
715 Constantine ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1241 Battle of Liegnitz - Mongol armies defeat Poles and Germans
1388 Battle of Näfels; Glarius Swiss defeat Habsburg (Austrian) army
1413 Henry V is crowned King of England.
1440 Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.
1454 Milan/Venice signs peace of Lodi
1474 Breisach land guardian Peter von Hagenbach throws out Walloon/Italians
1483 Edward I (12) succeeds Edward IV as king of England
1555 Marcello Cervini elected Pope Marcellus II
1667 1st public art exhibition (Palais Royal, Paris, France)
1682 Robert La Salle claims lower Mississippi (Louisiana) for France
1691 French troops occupy Mons
1770 Captain James Cook discovers Botany Bay (Australia)
1783 Tippu Sahib drives out English from Bednore India
1808 Mayor Wolters offers French king Louis Napoleon townhall as a palace
1814 Elias Canneman (L) resigns as minister of Finance
1816 African Methodist Episcopal Church organizes (Philadelphia PA)
1829 Danzig (Gdansk) dike break flood kills 1,200
1831 Robert Jenkins loses an ear, starts war between Britain and Spain
1833 1st tax-supported public library (Peterborough, NH)
1838 National Galley opens in London
1864 Battle of Pleasant Hill, LA, 2870 casualities
1865 Federals capture Fort Blakely, AL
1865 Robert E Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender to US Grant at Appomattox
1866 Civil Rights Bill passes over President Andrew Johnson's veto
1867 Alaska purchase: Passing by a single vote, the United States Senate ratifies a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska.
1869 Hudson Bay Company cedes its territory to Canada
1870 American Anti-Slavery Society dissolves
1872 Samuel R Percy patents dried milk
1878 1st Lady Lucy Hayes begins egg rolling contest on White House lawn
1894 1st performance of Anton Bruckner's 5th Symphony in B in Graz
1906 Intercalated Games opens in Athens - special Olympic gathering that helped get the Olympic movement back on track
1909 The U.S. Congress passes the Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act.
1912 Titanic leaves Queenstown, Ireland for New York
1914 1st full color film shown "The World, The Flesh and the Devil" (London)
1914 Tampico incident - US ship crew arrested in México
1916 Battle of Verdun - German forces launch their third offensive of the battle.
1917 Battle of Arras begins
1917 Vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops
1918 Latvia proclaims independence from Russia
1923 Sean O'Casey's "Shadow of a Gunman", premieres in Dublin
1927 Italy and US anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti given death sentences
1928 Mae West's NYC debut in a daring new play "Diamond Lil"
1928 Eugene O'Neill's "Lazarus Laughed", premieres in Pasadena
1928 Turkey passes separation of church and state
1937 The Kamikaze arrives at Croydon Airport in London - it is the first Japanese-built aircraft to fly to Europe.
1939 Marian Anderson sings before 75,000 at Lincoln Memorial
1940 German cruiser Blücher torpedoed/capsizes in Oslofjord, 1,000 die
1940 Germany invades Norway and Denmark during WWII (Denmark surrenders)
1942 Battle of Bataan - US-Filipino forces overwhelmed by Japanese at Bataan
1942 Japanese Navy launches air raid on Trincomalee in Ceylon (Sri Lanka); Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Hermes and Royal Australian Navy Destroyer HMAS Vampire are sunk off the island's east coast.
1944 World War II: Charles de Gaulle, in exile in England, is appointed leader of the Free French Government
1944 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientals Ecclesiae
1945 Liberty ship at Bari, Italy carrying aerial bombs explodes, kills 360
1945 Pocket battleship Admiral Scheer is sunk
1947 US Atomic Energy Commission is formed
1947 Tornadoes striking West Texas and Oklahoma kill 169, injuring 1,300
1947 The Journey of Reconciliation, the first interracial Freedom Ride begins through the upper South in violation of Jim Crow laws. The riders wanted enforcement of the United States Supreme Court's 1946 Irene Morgan decision that banned racial segregation in interstate travel.
1948 Jorge Eliécer Gaitán's assassination provokes a violent riot in Bogotá (the Bogotazo), and a further ten years of violence in all of Colombia (La violencia).
1948 Massacre at Deir Yassin.
1949 UN International Court of Justice held Albania responsible for incidents in Corfu Channel and awards Britain damages
1950 Bob Hope's 1st TV appearance
1952 Popular uprising in Bolivia
1953 "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue
1953 Warner Brothers premieres the first 3-D film, entitled "House of Wax"
1953 Jomo Kenyatta sentenced to 7 years in Kenya
1955 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1957 Suez Canal cleared for all shipping
1959 Mercury program: NASA announces the selection of the United States' first seven astronauts, which the news media quickly dub the "Mercury Seven".
1960 South African premier Verwoerd wounded in battle
1963 Sir Winston Churchill proclaimed honorary U.S. citizen in White House ceremony
1965 Beatles "Ticket to Ride" is released in UK
1965 India and Pakistan engage in border fight
1966 Anaheim Stadium for the California Angels opens
1966 Sophia Loren marries married Carlo Ponti in Paris, France
1967 1st Boeing 737 rolls out
1968 German Democratic Republic adopts constitution
1968 Martin Luther King Jr, buried in Atlanta, GA
1969 1st flight of Concorde 002 (Filton-Bristol)
1969 The "Chicago Eight" plead not guilty on federal charges of conspiracy to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
1970 Paul McCartney announces official split of the Beatles
1971 Ringo releases "It Don't Come Easy" in UK
1972 USSR and Iraq sign friendship treaty
1973 Otto Kerner, former Governor of Illinois, convicted for his role in an illegal racetrack scheme
1974 San Diegp Padres owner Ray Kroc, addresses fans "Ladies & gentlemen, I suffer with you I've never seen such stupid baseball playing in my life"
1976 US and Russia agree on the size of nuclear tests for peaceful use
1977 Communist party legally allowed in Spain after 40 years )
1979 Longest doubles ping-pong match of 101 hours, begins
1980 Soyuz 35 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6
1980 Belgium's Marten's government resigns
1981 US sub George Washington rams Japanese freighter Nisso Maru
1983 6th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 1 returns to Earth
1983 English trainer Jenny Pitman becomes the first woman to train the winner of the Grand National - Corbiere - at Aintree, Liverpool
1986 "Dallas" announces it will revive the killed Bobby Ewing character
1988 US imposes economic sanctions on Panamá
1989 Mike Tyson strikes a parking attendant when asked to move his car
1991 Georgia SSR votes to secede from the USSR
1992 John Major, (Conservative Party) elected Prime Minister of England
1992 US Federal Court finds former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega guilty on drug and racketeering charges. He is sentenced to 30 years in prison.
1999 Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, President of Niger, is assassinated.
2003 2003 invasion of Iraq: Baghdad, Iraq falls to American forces.
2005 HRH Charles, Prince of Wales weds Camilla Parker Bowles.

9th April 2006

Iraq angered by civil war warning

Dozens dead in Pakistan stampede

Eight bodies found at Canada farm

9th April 2007

Ukraine's rival leaders battle on

Tourist's spacecraft at ISS

Zimbabwe bishops warn of revolt

9th April 2008

IMF slashes world growth forecast

Seven dead in Nepal poll violence

Chaos at Nigerian home sell-off

9th April 2009

Colombia drugs battle claims 29

Riots as Baloch chiefs found dead

Huge rallies spark Thai shutdown

9th April 2010

Thai protesters reinstate TV station

Iran unveils 'faster' centrifuges

Australia halts asylum claims

Birthdates which occurred on 9th April :

1598 Johann Crüger German organist/composer/music theorist
1611 Giacomo Maria Predieri composer
1627 Johann Kaspar Kerll composer
1634 Albertine Agnes princess of Orange-Nassau
1649 James Scott Duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II
1716 Johann Georg Zechner composer
1717 Georg Matthias Monn composer
1754 Antonio Frantisek Becvarovsky composer
1754 Pieter Paulus Dutch lawyer/CEO (National Convention)
1757 Wojciech Boguslawski composer
1785 Sibrand Acker Stratingh Dutch physician/chemist (electric car 1835)
1794 Theobald Böhm flautist/composer
1798 Giuditta Pasta [Negri] soprano
1802 Elias Lönrot folklorist
1806 Isambard Kingdom Brunel designer of 1st transatlantic steamer
1806 Louis count of Barrthyányi premier of Hungary
1812 Randolph Barnes Marcy Brevet Major General (Union Army), died in 1887
1821 Charles-Pierre Baudelaire France, symbolist poet (Flowers of Evil)
1826 Thomas Hewson Neill Brevet Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885
1830 Eadweard Muybridge England, pioneered study of motion, photography
1835 Leopold II King of Belgians (1865-1909)
1847 Sir Francesco Paolo Tosti composer
1847 Francis William Davenport composer
1848 F A MacKinnon cricketer (later the 35th Mackinnon of Mackinnon)
1848 Helena Lange German feminist
1850 Herman Zumpe composer
1851 C E Arthur Wichmann German/Dutch geologist (Netherlands Indies)
1854 Seaborn M Denson composer
1855 Gyula Reviczky Hungarian author/poet
1861 Charles Holroyd painter/etcher
1865 Charles Proteus Steinmetz Germany, experiment with AC electricity
1865 Erich Ludendorff General (Germany)
1871 Arthur Fickenscher composer
1872 Léon Blum statesman
1872 Léon Blum French premier (People's front government)
1874 Julius Bittner Austrian composer (Little Violet)
1879 Gerald Festus Kelly artist
1883 Renzo Bossi composer
1884 Franco Vittadini composer
1888 Sol Hurok theatrical impresario
1888 Florence Smith Price US composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932)
1889 Efrem Zimbalist Rostov-on-Don Russia, composer/concert violinist
1891 John Gobau Flemish/Dutch actor (Electricity, Hostage Rights)
1894 Ernest Kanitz composer
1895 Mance Lipscomb Navasota TX, blues musician (Texas Sharecropper)
1895 Michel Simon [Francois], Geneva Switzerland
1895 Rudolf Kattnigg composer
1898 Earl (Curly) Lambeau NFL coach (Green Bay Packers)
1898 Paul Robeson Philadelphia PA, singer (Old Man River)/actor/football player
1898 Julius Patzak Austrian tenor singer
19-- Christopher Durham actor (Ryan's Hope)
19-- Vincent Bufano New York NY, actor (Turtle-Flatbush, Rick-Eischied)
1900 Allen Jenkins Staten Island NY, actor (Hey Jeannie, Top Cop, Girl Habit)
1902 Frantisek Suchy composer [or April 21, 1891]
1903 Ward Bond Benkelman NE, actor (Quiet Man, Fort Apache, Seth-Wagon Train)
1903 Willem Pée Belgian linguist
1904 Lyle Latell Elma IA, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon)
1905 J William Fulbright (Senator-Democrat-AR)
1906 Antal Dorati Budapest Hungary, conductor (Dresden Opera 1928-29)
1906 Todd Naylor "Hugh" Gaitskell MP (Labour Party)
1908 Fred Lohse composer
1908 Victor Vasarely Hungarian/French painter/author (Op Art)
1909 Domenico Enrici Apostolic Nuncio
1909 Robert Murray Halpmann dancer
1909 Ivan Ivonovich Dzerzhinsky composer
1909 Robert Helpmann Mount Gambier Australia, actor (Second Time Lucky)
1910 Abraham A Ribicoff (Senator-Democrat-CT)
1910 Sharon Lynn Weatherford TX, actress (Way Out West, Big Broadcast)
1911 Lord Deramore architect
1911 Albert Remy Sevres France, actor (Grand Prix, Gigot, Train)
1914 Richard Young CEO (Boosey & Hawkes)
1917 Vincent O'Brien racehorse trainer
1917 Johannes Bobrowski writer
1918 Jörn Utzon Danish architect (Sydney Opera House)
1919 John Presper Eckert co-inventor (1st electronic computer-ENIAC)
1920 Art Van Damme Norway MI, jazz accordionist (Chicago Jazz)
1920 David Walker Professor of Law (Glasgow University)
1920 Alexander Moulton English bicycle designer (folding bicycle)
1920 F Don Miller Racine WI, Boxing coach (Olympics-1956)
1921 Frankie Thomas New York NY, actor (Tom Corbett Space Cadet)
1922 Gerald Moverley Roman Catholic bishop (Hallam)
1922 Michael Palliser head of British diplomatic service
1922 Carl Amery writer
1923 Bruno Kiefer composer
1924 Harald Heilmann composer
1925 Tom Jackson British union leader (Post Office)
1925 Michael Richardson vice CEO (N M Rotschild)
1926 Graham Hills principal (Strathclyde University, England)
1926 Lord Fitt MP (Belfast Ireland)
1926 Michael Ogden QC
1926 Harris Wofford (Senator-Republican-PA)
1926 Hugh [Marston] Hefner Chicago IL, magazine publisher (Playboy)
1928 Brian Cubbon British senior civil servant
1928 Floyd D Spence (Representative-Republican-SC, 1971- )
1928 Tom Lehrer parody/folk singer (That Was The Week That Was)
1929 Harvey Lichtenstein president (Brooklyn Academy of Music)
1931 Bill Gilbert Washington DC, sports author (They Also Served, The Big E)
1931 Martin Rogers director (Farmington Institute for Christian Studies)
1932 Carl Perkins Jackson TN, singer/songwriter (Blue Suede Shoes)
1932 Jim Fowler Albany GA, naturalist (Wild Kingdom)
1932 Paul Krassner comic strip cartoonist (MAD Magazine)/founder (Yippies)
1932 Peter Moores director (Littlewoods)
1932 Vladimir Aleksandrovich Degtyaryov cosmonaut
1933 Richard Rose Professor of Public Policy (Strathclyde University)
1933 Gian Maria Volontè [John Welles] Milan Italy, actor (Fistful of Dollars)
1933 Jacques Molicard translator/navigator
1933 Jean-Paul Belmondo Paris France, actor (Casino Royale, Magnifique)
1935 Avery Schreiber Chicago IL, comedian (My Mother the Car)
1935 Aulis Sallinen composer
1936 Michael Somare British foreign affairs minister (Paupa & New Guinea)
1936 Jerzy Maksymiuk composer
1937 Valerie Singleton British broadcaster
1937 Barrington J[ohn] Bayley UK, sci-fi author (Collision Course)
1939 Michael Learned Washington DC, actress (Olivia-The Waltons, Nurse)
1940 Vasily Dmiotriyevich Shcheglov Russian cosmonaut
1941 Hannah Gordon actress (Oh Alfie)
1942 Brandon De Wilde Brooklyn NY, actor (Jamie, Wild in the Sky)
1942 Earl F Hillard (Representative-Democrat-AL)
1942 Galina A Kulakova USSR, nordic skier (Olympics-3 golds-1972, holds 9 world titles)
1943 Terry Knight rock vocalist (Gloria, Terry Knight & the Pack)
1944 Gene Parsons Los Angeles CA, rock drummer (Byrds, Gene Clark Group)
1945 Gus Hardin [Carol Ann Blankenship], Tulsa OK, country singer
1946 Les Gray vocalist (Mud-The Cat Crept In)
1946 Philip Wright rocker (Paper Lace)
1946 Alan [Philip Eric] Knott Belvedere Kent England, great English cricket wicketkeeper (1967-81)
1948 Chico Ryan Arlington MA, rock vocalist (Sha Na Na)
1949 Steve Gadd jazz drummer (Triplet Hop, Complex Jazz)
1950 Nathan Cook Philadelphia PA, actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel)
1950 Ehtesham-ud-din cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 5 Tests 1980-82)
1950 Kenneth D Cockrell Austin TX, astronaut (STS 56, 69, 80)
1952 Magnar Am composer
1953 Hal Ketchum Greenwich NY, country singer (Small Town Saturday Night)
1954 Dennis Quaid Houston TX, actor (Big Easy, Dreamscape, Right Stuff)
1957 Ednita Nazario Ponce Puerto Rico, Spanish singer
1957 Sevériano Ballesteros Spain, golfer (British Open 1979, 84, 88)
1958 Tony Sibson boxer
1959 Dave Innis Bartlesville OK, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
1961 Mark Kelly Dublin Ireland, rock keyboardist (Marillion-Real to Reel)
1961 Kirk McCaskill Kapuskasing Ontario Canada, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1962 Freddie Joe Nunn NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
1962 Jeff Turner NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1964 Shane Robinson Adelaide SA, Australasia golfer
1965 Paulina Porizkova Prostejov Czechoslovakia, model/Sports Illustrated swimsuit covergirl
1965 Hal Morris Fort Rucker AL, infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
1965 Helen Alfredsson Goteborg Sweden, LPGA golfer (1993 Dinah Shore)
1965 Paolo Cane Itaty, tennis star
1966 Cynthia Nixon New York NY, actress (Addams Family Values, Pelican Brief)
1966 Oliver Barnett NFL defensive end (San Francisco 49ers)
1967 Graeme Lloyd Australia, pitcher (New York Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers)
1968 Janne Ojanen Tampere Finland, hockey forward (Team Finland)
1968 Terry Brands Omaha NE, 125½ lbs/57 kg freestyle wrestler/identical twin of Tom (Olympics-96)
1968 Tom Brands Omaha NE, 136½ lbs/62 kg freestyle wrestler/identical twin of Terry (Olympics-gold-96)
1969 Amy Feng Tianjin China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)
1969 Karl Krikken cricketer (Derbyshire 1989-, wicketkeeper)
1969 Timothy Young Philadelphia PA, rower (Olympics-silver-1996)
1970 Chuck Bradley CFL/WLAF tackle (British Columbia Lions, Barcelona Dragons)
1970 Neal Caloia Torrance CA, free pistol (Olympics-1996)
1970 Olaf Kolzig Johannesburg SAF, NHL goalie (Team Germany, Washington)
1971 Wang Yang youngest Olympic record breaker at age 17 (Olympics-1988)
1971 Anthony Redmon NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
1971 Austin Peck Hawaii, actor (Austin Reed-Days of Our Lives)
1971 Derwin Gray NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
1971 James Hundon wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals)
1971 Mujaahid Maynard Brooklyn NY, 105½ lbs/48 kg greco-roman wrestler (Olympics-96)
1972 Brian DeMarco NFL tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1972 Craig Jones Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1972 Jeff Wilkins kicker (St Louis Rams)
1972 Jeffrey van As soccer player (MVV)
1972 Karen Clark Calgary Alberta, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)
1974 Ben Bordelon tackle (San Diego Chargers)
1974 Kevin Mathis cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
1974 Sharon Pelletier Madawaska ME, Miss Maine-America (1996)
1979 Keshia Knight Pulliam Newark NJ, actress (Rudy-Crosby)
1980 Kristin Lee Bethesda MD, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)
1990 Marston Glenn Hefner son of Hugh Hefner & Kimberley Conrad


Deaths which occurred on April 9th:
0715 Constantine I Greek/Syrian Pope (708-15), dies
1024 Benedict VIII [Theophylactus van Tusculum] Pope (1012-24), dies
1483 Edward IV King of England (1461-70, 71-83) dies at 38
1492 Lorenzo de' Medici Florentine statesman, dies
1553 François Rabelais French author (Gargantua/Pantagruel), dies at 49
1557 Michael Agricola Finnish theologist/church reformer/bishop, dies
1626 Francis Bacon Viscount St Albans, statesman, dies
1681 Alfonso Marsh composer, dies at 54
1747 Simon Fraser (Lord Lovat) 12th baron Lovat Jacobite, last man beheaded in England
1754 Christian von Wolff German philosopher, dies at 75
1761 William Law theologian, dies
1765 Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 77
1793 Ernestus Weinrauch composer, dies at 62
1804 Jacques Necker financier/statesman, dies
1806 Willem V Batavus prince of Orange-Nassau, dies at 58
1807 John Opie England, painter/illustrator; Shakespeare gallery, dies at 45
1821 Felix Maximo Lopez composer, dies at 78
1850 William Prout physician/chemist, dies
1851 Antoine-Charles Glachant composer, dies at 80
1852 John Howard Payne actor/playwright (Fair Warning), dies
1862 George W Johnson US planter/Confederate (Governor-KY), dies at about 50
1865 Thomas Alfred Smyth Irish/US Union General-Major, dies at 32
1879 Ernst Friedrich Richter composer, dies at 70
1882 Dante Gabriel Rossetti poet/pre-Raphaelite painter, dies at 53
1882 Jules Quicherat French historian/archaeologist (Mélanges), dies at 66
1886 Joseph V von Scheffel German writer (Ekkehard), dies at 60
1893 Disma Fumagalli composer, dies at 66
1904 Isabella II Queen of Spain (1833-68), dies at 73
1909 Charles Conder artist, dies
1916 Vicente Goicoechea Errasti composer, dies at 62
1917 Edward Thomas poet, killed in WWI
1923 Mauritius H Binger director/producer (Living Ladder), dies
1931 Paul Antonin Vidal composer, dies at 67
1933 Sigfrid Karg-Elert composer, dies at 55
1939 Emilio Serrano y Ruiz composer, dies at 89
1940 Mrs Patrick Campbell English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies
1944 Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski composer, dies at 59
1945 Dietrich Bonhoeffer German theologist/antifascist, hanged
1945 Hans Oster German Major-General/spy, "July 20th plot", hanged
1945 Hans von Dohnanyi "July 20th plotter", hanged
1945 Theodor Haecker German cultural philosopher (Mensch?), dies at 65
1945 Wilhelm Canaris Admiral/headed Germany Abwehr, hanged
1947 Konrad Friedrich Noetel composer, dies at 43
1948 Jorge Elecier Gaitán Colombian politician, murdered
1951 Sadiq Hidajat Persian writer (Hadji Aga), dies
1951 Vilhelm F K Bjerknes Norwegian/US physicist/meteorology, dies at 89
1954 Philip Greeley Clapp composer, dies at 65
1959 Frank Lloyd Wright US architect (Guggenheim Museum, New York), dies at 89
1961 Zog I [Ahmed Zogu] King of Albania (1925-39), dies at 65
1962 Juan Belmonte famed bullfighter, dies at 70
1966 Sutan Sjahrir premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57
1976 Akio Yashiro composer, dies at 46
1976 Phil Ochs singer (Draft Dodger Rag), commits suicide at 35
1979 Staats Cotsworth dies at 71
1980 Kathleen Burke dies
1982 Wilfrid Pelletier symphony conductor (Voice of Firestone), dies at 85
1982 Robert H G Havemann German chemist/dissident, dies
1984 Basil Henry Blackwell British publisher, dies
1986 Jean Mogin Belgian poet, dies at 64
1988 Brook Benton singer (Just a Matter of Time), dies of meningitis at 56
1988 Dave Prater rocker (Sam & Dave), dies in a car crash at 50
1991 Maurice Binder title designer (James Bond Movies), dies at 73
1992 Gale McGee Senator (Wyoming, 1959-77), dies at 77
1992 Ruth Hammond dies in her sleep at 96
1993 Wouter Perquin journalist/Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 74
1994 Cornelis N "Cor" van Dis Jr Dutch MP (1971-94), dies at 71
1994 Keith Watson British comic strip artist (Dan Dare), dies at 59
1994 Marcel Ichac French alpinist/director (Karakoram), dies at 87
1994 Raouf Khayrat Egyptian General-Major, murdered
1995 James Bullock colliery manager, dies at 92
1996 James William Rouse US builder (shopping malls), dies at 81
1996 Maisie Fitter editor/conservationist, dies at 83
1996 Richard Thomas Condon author, dies at 81
1996 Sandy Becker NYC Kiddie TV Show host (Sandy Becker Show), dies at 74
1997 Helene Hanff author (84 Charing Cross Road), dies at 80
1998 Tammy Wynette [Virginia Wynette Pugh] country singer (Stand By Your Man), dies from a blot clot at 55

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