22nd March, on this day

238 Gordian I and his son Gordian II are proclaimed Roman emperors
1349 Townspeople of Fulda Germany massacre Jews (blamed for black death)
1457 Gutenberg Bible became the 1st printed book
1556 Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury
1594 French King Henri IV festival in Paris France
1621 The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags
1621 Hugo de Grote escapes in bookcase from Loevenstein castle, Netherlands
1622 Jamestown massacre: Algonquian Indians kill 347 English settlers around Jamestown, Virginia, a third of the colony's population.
1630 Massachusetts Bay Colony outlaws the possession of cards, dice, and gaming tables.
1638 Anne Hutchinson is expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony for religious dissent.
1680 Parliament of Breisach accept French sovereignty over Elzas
1692 Emperor Leopold I names duke Earnest August of Braunschweig, king
1733 Joseph Priestly invents carbonated water (seltzer)
1752 Pope Stephen II elected to succeed Zacharias, died 2 days later
1765 Stamp Act passed: 1st direct British tax on colonists
1775 Edmund Burke presents his 13 articles to the English parliament
1778 Captain Cook sights Cape Flattery, in Washington state
1784 The Emerald Buddha is moved with great ceremony to its current place in Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand.
1790 Thomas Jefferson becomes the 1st US Secretary of State
1794 Congress bans US vessels from supplying slaves to other countries
1822 Gioacchino Rossini marries Isabella Colbran in Bologna
1829 The three protecting powers (Britain, France and Russia) establish the borders of Greece.
1841 Cornstarch patented (Orlando Jones)
1849 The Austrians defeat the Piedmontese at the Battle of Novara.
1859 In Melbourne, Australia, Ben Douglas becomes chairman of the Political Labour League of Victoria - the first Labour Party
1861 1st US nursing school chartered
1862 San Marino and Italy conclude treaty of friendship and cooperation
1865 Raid at Wilson's: Chickaswas AL to Macon GA
1872 Illinois becomes 1st state to require sexual equality in employment
1873 Slavery is abolished in Puerto Rico
1882 Edmunds Act adopted by US to suppress polygamy in the territories
1888 The English Football League is formed by 12 clubs during a meeting at an hotel in Fleet Street, London
1895 The first celluloid film is shown on a screen to the public by Auguste and Louis Lumiere in Paris
1896 Charilaos Vasilakos wins 1st marathon (3:18)
1903 Niagera Falls runs out of water because of a drought
1914 World's 1st airline, St Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line, begins
1922 British court sentences Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years in prison
1926 The first directional arrows and markings are introduced onto British roads at Hyde Park Corner in London causing confusion and leading to seven accidents on the first day
1929 66 horses run in Irish Grand National Sweepstakes
1929 USCG vessel sank Canadian schooner suspected of carrying liquor
1933 FDR legalises wine and beer and allows up to 3.2% alcohol
1934 Fire destroys Hakodate Japan (kills 1,500, injures 1,000)
1935 Blood tests authorised as evidence in court cases (New York)
1939 Lithuania state, forced to give Memel territory to Germany
1941 Grand Coulee Dam in Washington goes into operation
1942 Heavy German assault on Malta
1942 In the Mediterranean Sea, Britain's Royal Navy confronts Italy's Regia Marina in the Second Battle of Sirte.
1943 SS police chief Rauter threatens to kill half Jewish children
1943 The entire population of Khatyn in Belarus is burnt alive by German occupation forces.
1944 600+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Berlin
1945 Seven Middle East countries agree to form The Arab League which will resist the international decision to create the state of Israel in Palestine
1945 US 3rd Army crosses Rhine at Nierstein
1946 1st US rocket to leave the Earth's atmosphere (50 miles up)
1946 Britain signs treaty granting independence to Jordan
1947 President Truman signs executive order calling for loyalty
1952 Dutch DC-6 crashes near Frankfurt, killing 44
1953 Antonín Zápotocky chosen as president of Czechoslovakia
1953 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Golf Open
1954 1st shopping mall opened in Southfield. MI
1954 Closed since 1939, the London bullion market reopens.
1957 Earthquake gives San Francisco shakes
1957 Republic of India adopts Saka calendar along with Gregorian
1958 Faisal succeeds Saudi as king of Saudi-Arabia
1958 Liz Taylor's 3rd divorce (Mike Todd)
1958 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1960 1st patent for lasers, granted to Arthur Schawlow and Charles Townes
1963 Beatles release 1st album, "Please Please Me"
1963 British Minister of War John Profumo denies having sex with Christine Keeler
1964 Barbra Streisand appears on the cover of New York Times Magazine section
1965 D Senanayake wins general elections in Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
1965 US confirms its troops used chemical warfare against the Vietcong
1967 Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay] KOs Zora Folley in 7 for heavyweight boxing title in 1st Madison Square Garden figh
1967 The film 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' previews in New York
1968 Jarmila Novotna resigns presidency of Czechoslovakia
1968 Lynda Johnson ordered off San Francisco cable car for eating an ice cream cone
1968 Student riot in Nanterre near Paris, France
1971 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1972 Congress approves Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified)
1975 A fire at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant in Decatur, Alabama causes dangerous lowering of cooling water levels.
1977 Dutch Den Uyl government falls
1977 Indira Gandhi resigns as Prime Minister of India
1978 France performs nuclear test
1978 Karl Wallenda of the The Flying Wallendas dies after falling off a tight-rope between two hotels in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
1979 Margaret Thatcher puts down an early day motion censuring the government, which leads to the defeat of the Labour government of James Callaghan.
1979 Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt
1981 Soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6
1982 3rd Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 3 launched
1982 Iran offensive against Iraq
1983 Chaim Herzog elected Israeli president
1985 NASA launches Intelsat VA
1986 Trevor Berbick beats Pinklon Thomas in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1988 Congress overrides Reagan's veto of sweeping civil rights bill
1990 Anchorage jury finds Captain Hazelwood innocent of Valdez oil spill
1991 Pamela Smart (HS teacher) found guilty in New Hampshire of manipulating her student-lover to kill her husband
1992 Record producer Lou Adler weds Paige Hannah (Daryl's sister)
1992 US Air New York to Cleveland crashes on take off at La Guardia, 27 die
1993 Intel introduces Pentium-processor (80586) 64 bits-60 MHz-100+ MIPS
1994 Dutch Ambassador to US christens a new tulip (the Hillary Clinton)
1994 South African Government/ANC take power in Ciskei homeland
1995 Cosmonaut Valeriy Polyakov returns after setting a record for 438 days in space.
1995 Deputy Governor of Bank of England, Rupert Pennant-Rea, resigns following revelations of his affair with a freelance journalist
1997 Comet Hale-Bopp Closest Approach to Earth (1.315 AU)
2004 Ahmed Yassin, co-founder and leader of the Palestinian Sunni Islamist militant group Hamas, and bodyguards are killed in the Gaza Strip when hit by Israeli Air Force AH-64 Apache fired Hellfire missiles.
2006 ETA, armed Basque separatist group, declares permanent ceasefire.
2006 BC Ferries' M/V Queen of the North runs aground on Gil Island British Columbia and sinks; 101 on board, 2 presumed deaths.

22nd March 2006

Eta declares permanent ceasefire

EU issues 'unsafe' airlines ban

Blaze at Japanese nuclear plant

22nd March 2007

UN chief shaken by Baghdad blast

EU backing for 'open skies' deal

Bolton admits Lebanon truce block

22nd March 2008

Turkish police clash with Kurds

US air strike kills 'Iraq allies'

Ten missing after S Lanka sinking

22nd March 2009

Deadly brawl at Sydney airport

Tibetan monks 'held after riot'

Pope Mass draws big Angola crowds

22nd March 2010

Ivory bids fall on poaching fears

Angola police jailed for killings

Bush and Clinton visit Haiti

Birthdates which occurred on 22nd March :

1459 Maximilian I of Habsburg German Emperor/archduke of Austria
1599 Sir Anthony Van Dyck Flemish painter (Charles I of England)
1609 John II Casimir Vasa cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)
1700 Giuseppe Sellitto composer
1728 Anton Raphael Mengs German writer/neo-classic painter
1728 Giacomo Insanguine composer
1752 Johann Georg Joseph Spangler composer
1767 Cornelis T Elout Dutch minister of Finance
1771 Heinrich D Zschokke Swiss author (Das Goldmacherdorf)
1785 Adam Sedgwick Dent Yorkshire England, British geologist
1797 Kaiser Wilhelm I German emperor (1871-88)
1799 F W A Argelander Memel E Prussia, cataloguer of 324,188 stars
1803 Anthonie Waldrop Dutch painter/lithographer
1813 Gabriel Rene Paul Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1814 Thomas Crawford US sculptor (Babes in the Wood)
1817 Braxton Bragg General (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1819 William Wirt Adams Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1888
1822 Ahmed Djevdet Pasha Turkish minister of Education/Justice
1822 Isaac D Fransen van de Putte Dutch premier (1866)
1822 Seth Williams Brevet Major General (Union Army), died in 1866
1824 William Henry Chase Whiting Major General (Confederate Army)
1834 Francis Asbury Shoup Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1842 Carl A N Rosa German violinist/composer
1842 Mykola Vytal'yevich Lysenko composer
1846 Randolph Caldecott England, illustrator (Caldecott Medal namesake)
1852 Theodor Birt [Beatus Rhenanus], German classical/writer
1857 Arnold Sauwen Flemish poet (Along the Meuse)
1857 Paul Doumer Governor-General of Indo-China/13th President of France (1931-32)
1865 Theophile Ysaye composer
1867 Meijer Linnewiel [Professor Kokadorus], Amsterdam's pitchman
1868 Hamish MacCunn composer
1868 Henry W Methorst lawyer/director (Dutch Cent Bureau of Statistics)
1868 Robert A Millikan US physicist (photoelectric effect; Nobel 1923)
1874 Ellen Glasgow novelist
1885 Adriano Lualdi composer
1885 Jakabs Medins composer
1887 Chico [Leonard] Marx New York NY, comedian (Marx Brothers)
1895 Joseph Schildkraut Vienna Austria, actor (Flame of Barbary Coast, Joseph Schildkraut Presents)
1896 Giulia D De Albertis writer
19-- Veleka Gray New Orleans LA, actress (Young & Restless)
1902 Ellin Berlin [MacKay] Mrs Irving Berlin, writer (Lace Curtain)
1903 James S Russell US pilot/Admiral (WWII Pacific Ocean)
1903 Jochen Klepper writer
1905 Carlo Alberto Pizzini composer
1905 Grigorij M Kosinzev Russian director
1905 Phyllis McGinley poet
1905 Ruth Page US choreographer/ballet leader (Diaghilev, Pygmalion)
1907 James Gavin US, 82nd Airborne Division General (Sicily/Normandy)
1907 Paul J Steenbergen Netherlands, actor (Ciske Rat)/founder (Hague's Comedy)
1908 Albrecht Goes writer
1908 Louis D L'Amour Jamestown ND, author (Hondo, Jubal Sackett)
1908 Maurice H Stans Shakope MN, US Secretary of Commerce (1969-72)
1909 Gabrielle Roy French-Canadian novelist (Tin Flute)
1909 Jack Popplewell composer/playwright
1910 Nicholas Monsarret England, writer (Cruel Sea)
1912 Henri Rousselot Admiral
1912 Lord Alport
1912 Wilfrid Brambell Dublin Ireland, actor (Hard Day's Night)
1913 James Westerfield Nashville TN, actor (Jungle Heat, Lucky Johnny)
1913 Karl Malden Chicago IL, actor (Mike-Streets of San Francisco, American Express)
1913 Martha Mödl German singer/soprano (Wagner)
1914 Cec Burke cricketer (New Zealand leg-spinner vs Australia 1946, 1 & 3, 2-30)
1914 Lord Stokes
1914 Masao Maruyama social scientist
1915 Forest Sagendorf cartoonist
1915 George Cresswell cricketer (3 Tests for New Zealand aged 35)
1916 George Wyle New York NY, orchestra leader (Jerry Lewis Show, Flip Wilson Show)
1916 Josephine van Gasteren Dutch actress/director (Bluejackets)
1917 C S Pick publisher
1917 Paul Rogers Plympton Devon England, actor (Looking Glass War, Billy Budd)
1917 Virginia Grey Los Angeles CA, actress (Another Thin Man, Idiot's Delight, Idaho)
1918 Cheddi B Jagan dentist/founder PPP/Guyanese Premier (1953, 1957-64)
1918 Harry Kay vice-chancellor (Exeter University)
1918 Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen composer
1920 Fanny Waterman concert pianist & teacher
1920 James Brown Desdemona TX, actor (Targets)
1920 Ross Martin Grodek Poland, actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West)
1921 Wilhelmus Norbert Schmelzer Netherlands, foreign minister (KVP)
1922 Mujib ur-Rahman Pakistan, sheik/premier
1922 Stewart Stern screenwriter (Rebel Without A Cause)
1923 Bryan Clieve Roberts lawyer/civil servant
1923 Cor N van Dis Jr Dutch MP (SGP, 1971-94)
1923 Marcel Marceau Strasbourg France, mime (Barbarella, Silent Movie)
1924 Al Neuharth newspaper founder (USA Today)
1924 Bill Wendell New York NY, TV announcer (Late Night With David Letterman)
1925 Colin Spedding CEO (Council of Science & Technology Institutes)
1925 Wolfgang Bächler writer
1926 Julius Marmur biochemist/geneticist
1926 Lawrence Jackson Provost Emeritus (Blackburn)
1927 George Thoms cricketer (1 Test Australia against West Indies 1952, scored 16 & 28)
1927 Viscount Bolingbroke
1928 Betty Callaway figure skating trainer
1928 Bill Archer (Representative-Republican-TX, 1971- )
1928 DC Ingman CEO (British Waterways Board)
1928 Dmitri Antonovitch Volkogonov soldier/historian
1928 Ed Macauley NBA'er (Boston Celtics)
1930 Derek Bok college president (Harvard)
1930 Lynden O Pindling Prime Minister of Bahamas (1967-92)
1930 Pat Robertson televangelist (700 club, Presidential candidate-Republican-1989)
1930 Stephen Sondheim New York NY, lyricist/composer (Sweeney Todd, Into The Woods, West Side Story, A Little Night Music)
1931 Igor Hajek translator/writer
1931 Leslie Thomas author
1931 William Shatner Montréal Canada, actor (Star Trek, T J Hooker)
1932 Richard Thomas Admiral
1933 Buddy MacKay (Representative-Democrat-FL, 1983- )
1933 Chris Duckworth cricketer (South African batsman vs England 1956-57)
1934 Leslie Turnberg President (Royal College of Physicians)
1934 Orrin G Hatch (Senator-Republican-UT, 1977- )
1934 Sheila Cameron QC, Vicar-General (Province of Canterbury)
1935 M[ichael] Emmet Walsh Ogdensburg NY, actor (Wildcats, War Party)
1936 Alan Bleasdale author/playwright (Are You Lonesome Tonight)
1936 May Britt [Maybritt Wilkens] Lidinga Sweden, actress (Young Lions)/wife of Sammy Davis Jr
1936 Philip Ely President (British Law Society)
1936 Roger Whittaker Nairobi Kenya, country singer (Durham Town)
1936 Ron Carey union president (Teamsters)
1937 Jon Hassell composer
1938 Vivian Pulliam horse trainer
1940 William Ritchie vice-chancellor (Lancaster University)
1941 Bruno Ganz Zurich Switzerland, actor (Strapless, Wings of Desire)
1941 Gary Lewis horse trainer
1942 Barbara Parkins Vancouver British Columbia, actress (Peyton Place, Asylum)
1942 Jon Arthur English composer
1943 George Benson Pittsburgh PA, singer/guitarist (Greatest Love of All)
1943 Joseph Schwantner composer
1943 Keith Relf Richmond London England, rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance)
1944 Jeremy Clyde Buckinghamshire England, rocker (Chad & Jeremy-Yesterday's Gone)
1944 R P Mardling headmaster (Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield)
1944 T S "Tony" McPhee rocker (Sad Go Round)
1945 Alan Opie baritone (Boughton Bethlehem, Britten 5 Canticles)
1945 Charles "Chuck" Jackson US singer (Playboy, Independents)
1945 Paul Schockemöhle showjumper
1946 Don Chaney NBA player (Houston Rockets)/coach (Detroit Pistons)
1946 Laraine Ashton fashion models' agent (London)
1946 Rudy/Rudolf [von Bittner] Rucker US, sci-fi author (Wetware)
1946 Serge [Ruud Schaap] Dutch singer/guitarist (Saskia & Serge)
1947 Harry Vanda [Vandenberg] Hague Netherlands, rock guitarist (Easybeats)
1947 Patrick Olive percussionist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
1947 Priscilla Yates director (Royal Academy of Dancing)
1948 Andrew Lloyd Webber London England, composer (Evita, Starlight Express, Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar)
1948 Randy Hobbs rocker (Johnny Winter Band, McCoys)
1949 Brian Hanrahan British TV newsman (BBC)
1949 D Watson director (Brighton University)
1949 Fanny Ardant Monte Carlo, actress (Australia, Confidentially Yours)
1950 Mary Tamm Dewsbury Yorkshire England, actress (Odessa File, Doctor Who)
1951 Howard Reitzes Southgate CA, rocker (Iron Butterfly)
1951 Musa Khiramanovich Manarov USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-4, TM-11)
1952 Bob Costas Queens NY, sportscaster/talk show host (Later)
1953 Peter McEvoy Australia, actor (Against the Innocent)
1953 Thomas H Andrews (Representative-Democrat-ME)
1956 Lena Olin Stockholm Sweden, actress (Enemies A Love Story)
1956 Lyndsay Stephen Donnybrook WA, Australasia golfer
1957 Stephanie Mills singer/actress (Wiz)
1958 Joyce Lester Australian softball catcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1958 Pete Wylie Liverpool England, rocker (Sinful)
1959 Matthew Modine Loma Linda CA, actor (Full Metal Jacket, Pacific Heights)
1960 Laurie Sargent rock vocalist (Face To Face)
1962 Diane Pavich Melbourne Australia, golfer (1993 T50 Alpine Australia Ladies)
1962 Juan Aguilera Spain, tennis star
1962 Tim Elliott Perth WA, Australasia golfer
1963 Hannu Virta Turku Finland, hockey defenseman (Team Finland)
1963 Rich Monteleone Tampa FL, pitcher (California Angels)
1963 Suzanne Sulley Sheffield South Yorkshire, rocker (Human Leauge-Human)
1964 Jeffrey Wagner Sydney New South Wales Australia, Australasia golfer
1966 Brad Edwards NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)
1966 Brian Shaw NBA guard (Orlando Magic, San Francisco Warriors)
1966 Sean Berry Santa Monica CA, infielder (Houston Astros)
1966 Todd Ewen Saskatoon, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1966 Yahya Ayyash militant
1968 Ramon Martinez Santo Domingo Dominican Republic, pitcher (Los Angeles Dodgers)
1969 Russell Maryland NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders)
1970 Jason Rouser Tucson AZ, 200 meter/400 meter runner
1970 Reggie White NFL nose tackle (New England Patriots)
1970 Travis Richards Crystal MN, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)
1971 Richard Castillo jockey
1972 Elvis Stojko Richmond Hill Ontario, (Olympics-silver-94)
1972 John Farquhar tight end (New Orleans Saints)
1972 Mikhail Sloutsky WLAF LB (Scotland Claymores)
1972 Pieter Christiaan Prince of Netherlands
1972 Shawn Bradley NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, New Jersey Nets, Space Jams)
1973 Joe Nedney kicker (Arizona Cardinals)
1973 Luther Elliss NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions)
1974 Kim Yun-Jung Miss Korea-Universe (1996)
1974 Marcus Camby NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
1974 Tuomas Gronman NHL defenseman (Team Finland Olympics-Bronze-1998, Pittsburgh Steelers)
1975 Chris Bayne safety (Atlanta Falcons)
1975 Dax Griffin Atlanta GA, actor (Tim Truman-Sunset Beach)
1975 Jiri Novak Czechoslovakia, tennis star
1976 Kellie Shanygne Williams Washington DC, actress (Laura-Family Matters)
1979 Mariah Leanne Bergmann Miss Kansas Teen-USA (1997)


Deaths which occurred on March 22nd:
0337 Constantine Emperor of Rome, dies at 47
1471 George van Podiebrad king of Bohemia (1458-71), dies
1589 Lodovico Guicciardini Ital historian, dies at 67
1627 Cornelis van Aerssen Flemish Clerk of the House, dies at about 81
1639 Thomas Carew English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies
1661 Hendrick Uylenburgh art dealer, buried at about 73
1743 Jean-Baptiste Lully Ital/Fr composer (Forced Marriage), dies at 77
1758 Jonathan Edwards theologian/philosopher (Original Sin), dies at 54
1771 Gottlieb W Rabener German author (Bremer Beiträge), dies at 56
1777 John Bartram father of American botany, dies at 77
1796 Gaspare Gabellone composer, dies at 68
1798 Justin Morgan composer, dies at 51
1820 Stephen Decatur killed in a duel with Com James Barron, at 41
1824 Johann Melchior Dreyer composer, dies at 76
1832 J W Goethe writer, dies at 82
1838 Hendrik Fagel Dutch/English baron, dies at 73
1845 Franz Joseph Volkert composer, dies at 67
1867 Ferdinando Giorgetti composer, dies at 70
1871 Johnny Cuzens cricketer (Australian aboriginal tourist 1868), dies
1890 Désiré de Haerne Belgian priest/Congressional leader, dies at 85
1906 Martin Wegelius Finnish musicologist/composer, dies at 59
1909 Gyula Erkel composer, dies at 66
1922 Louis A Ranvier French anatomist/historian, dies at 86
1923 Theophile Delcassé French statesman, dies at 71
1924 R G Nivelle French General (Verdun), dies at 67
1929 Anton Beer-Walbrun composer, dies at 64
1931 Ban Johnson founder of baseball's American League, dies at 67
1944 ... Pucheu French Internal minister to Vichy, executed
1945 J Postuma Dutch resistance fighter, dies
1946 Clemens A von Galen bishop of Munster/anti fascist, dies at 68
1951 J Willem Mengelberg Dutch conductor (Matthäus Passion), dies at 79
1953 James Anderson II (Jo-Northern Exposure), dies
1956 George A L Sarton Belgian/US historian, dies at 71
1958 Michael Todd producer (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 56
1962 Aura Abranches Port actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio), dies at 65
1964 Addison Richards actor (Colonel-Pentagon), dies at 76
1969 Ernst Deutsch [Dorian], Czechoslovakian actor (3rd Man, Golem), dies at 78
1971 Martin Bodmer writer, dies
1974 Peter Revson US race car driver (Indianapolis 500), dies at 35
1975 Asa Smith Bushnell Jr Secretary of US Olympics (1945-65), dies at 75
1975 Cass Daley actress (Red Garters), dies at 59
1975 Paul Verhoeven German director, dies at 73
1978 Karl Wallenda falls to death walking high-wire in Puerto Rico, at 73
1979 Ben Lyon actor (I Cover the Waterfront, Indiscreet), dies at 78
1986 Charles Starrett actor (Silver Streak, Jungle Bride), dies
1987 Joan Shawlee actress (Abbott & Costello Show), dies at 58
1991 Gloria Holden actress (Dracula's Daughter, Test Pilot), dies at 73
1993 Cec Pepper cricketer (New South Wales & Commonwealth XI leggie), dies
1993 Gret Palucca German dancer/choreographer (Entartet), dies at 91
1993 Phia [Sophia R] Berghout Dutch harpist, dies at 83
1993 Steve Olin pitcher (Cleveland Indians), drowns at 27
1993 Tim Crews pitcher (Cleveland Indians), drowns at 31
1994 Dan Hartman US singer/songwriter (Love Sensations), dies at 42
1994 Igor Aleinikov Russian director (tractors, air crash), dies at 32
1994 Luther Diamond radio Personality, dies at 89
1994 Walter Lantz US cartoonist (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 93
1995 Peter Woods newsreader, dies at 64
1996 Claude Mauriac writer, dies at 81
1996 Robert Franklin Overmyer astronaut (STS 5, STS 51-B), dies at 59
1996 Robert Mellors gay activist, dies at 47
1996 Ronald George Hayward political manager, dies at 78

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