28th May, on this day

585 BC Thales Miletus predicts solar eclispe Persian-Lydian battle ends
640 Severinus begins his reign as Catholic Pope (elected in 638)
1037 German emperor Koenraad II removes "Constitutio the Feudis"
1156 Battle at Brindisi: King Willem of Sicily beats Byzantine fleet
1349 60 Jews murdered in Breslau Silesia
1358 Daint-Leu at Oise begins French boer uprising
1503 James IV of Scotland and Margaret Tudor are married by Pope Alexander VI according to Papal Bull.
1503 The Treaty of Everlasting Peace between Scotland and England is signed, which would actually last 10 years.
1521 Pope Leo X signs treaty with German emperor Charles V
1533 England's archbishop voids King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn's marriage
1539 Hernando de Soto lands in Florida
1588 The Spanish Armada, with 130 ships and 30,000 men, begins to set sail from Lisbon heading for the English Channel. (It will take until May 30 for all ships to leave port)
1644 Bolton Massacre by Royalist troops under the command of the Earl of Derby.
1664 1st US Baptist Church is organised in Boston
1674 German Parliament declares war on France
1731 All Hebrew books in Papal State are confiscated
1741 Spain and Bavaria sign treaty
1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)
1754 Battle of Jumonville Glen : Military commander George Washington, fighting for the British, destroys a French regiment in Pennsylvania in the first major battle of the French Indian Wars

1774 The first Continental Congress convenes.
1818 1st steam-vessel to sail Great Lakes launched
1830 Congress authorizes Indian removal from all states to western prairie - Indian Removal Act
1842 Britain's first public library opens in Frederick Street, Salford
1845 Fire in Québec Canada, 1,500 houses destroyed
1849 Princess WFLC Marianne and Albrecht of Prussia separate
1851 Sojourner Truth attends Women's Rights Convention
1858 Dion Boucicault's "Foul Play" premieres in London
1863 1st black regiment (54 Massachusetts) leaves Boston to fight in Civil War
1871 Paris communards revolt put down
1894 Belgium Princess Josephine marries Prince Karl von Hohenzollern
1900 Britain annexes Orange Free State (as Orange River Colony)
1900 Solar eclipse occurs
1905 The Battle of Tsushima ends with the destruction of the Russian Baltic Fleet by Admiral Togo Heihachiro and the Imperial Japanese Navy.
1915 John B Gruelle patents Raggedy Ann doll
1918 Tatars declares Azerbaijan, in Russian Caucasus, independent
1919 Armenia declares it's independence
1923 US Attorney General says it is legal for women to wear trousers anywhere
1926 Military coup by General Manuel Gomes da Costa in Portugal
1928 Dodge Brothers Inc and Chrysler Corp merged
1929 1st all color talking picture "On With the Show" exhibited (NYC)
1930 Georges Forbes succeeds Joseph Ward as premier of New Zealand
1934 The first Glyndebourne Festival of Opera opens with Mozart's Figaro
1934 Birth of the world's first surviving quintuplets - Annette, Cecile, Emilie, Marie and Yvonne Dionee born in Ontario
1936 Alan Turing submits On Computable Numbers for publication.
1937 Golden Gate Bridge in San Fransisco opens to vehicular traffic
1937 Neville Chamberlain becomes PM of England
1938 Foundation for Tel Aviv harbor laid
1940 Belgium surrenders to Germany, King Leopold III gives himself up
1940 British-French troops capture Narvik, Norway
1940 Irving Berlin's musical "Louisiana Purchase" premieres in NYC
1941 British army begins evacuation of Kreta
1942 1,800 Czechoslovakians murdered by Nazis during attack on Heydrich
1943 British militia reaches Tito
1945 World War II: the English broadcaster of Nazi propaganda, William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw) is captured near Hamburg. He is later tried for treason, found guilty, and hanged
1948 Iraq captures Ge'ulim settlement
1951 In Britain, BBC radio broadcasts the first edition of The Goon Show
1952 The women of Greece gain the suffrage.
1953 Premier of 1st animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor-"Melody"
1956 Eisenhower signs farm bill allows government to store agricultural surplus
1957 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 French Government of Pflimlin resigns/200,000 demonstrate against De Gaulle
1959 Johnson and Bart's musical "Lock Up Your Daughters" premieres in London
1959 Monkeys Able and Baker zoom 300 miles (500 km) into space on Jupiter missile, became 1st animals retrieved from a space mission
1961 Amnesty International is founded (Nobel Peace Prize 1977). Peter Benenson's article "The Forgotten Prisoners" is published in several internationally read newspapers.
1961 The last journey for the Orient Express, from Paris to Bucharest, after being in operation for 78 years
1962 Suit alleging de facto school segregation filed in Rochester, NY
1962 US stock market drops $20.8 B in 1 day
1963 Cyclone hits Chittagong, Bangladesh; estimated 22,000 die and 1 million houses destroyed
1963 Jomo Kenyatta becomes 1st PM of Kenya
1964 Jawaharlal Nehru cremated in New Dehli
1964 Palestine National Congress forms the PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in Jerusalem
1964 Unmanned Apollo 2 Saturn test launched into Earth orbit
1965 Fire and explosion at Dhori mine in Dhanbad India kills 400
1967 Francis Chichester arrives home at Plymouth from Round-the-world trip
1967 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1971 USSR Mars 3 launched, 1st spacecraft to soft land on Mars
1972 White House "plumbers" break into Democratic National HQ at Watergate
1974 Italians fascist bomb demonstrators in Brescia, 6 killed
1974 Northern Ireland's power-sharing Sunningdale Agreement collapses following a general strike by loyalists.
1975 Fifteen West African countries sign the Treaty of Lagos, thus creating the Economic Community of West African States.
1977 165 killed in a fire at Beverly Hills Supper Club in Kentucky
1979 European Market accepts Greece as member
1982 Pope John Paul II is 1st pope to visit Great Britain
1982 Falklands War: British troops re-capture Port Darwin and Goose Green - taking almost 1500 Argentine prisoners
1985 David Jacobsen taken hostage in Beirut, Lebanon
1986 Democratic Labor Party wins parliamentary election in Barbados
1987 A 19 year old West German, Mathias Rust, surprises the Soviet authorities by flying a light plane undetected from Helsinki to Moscow and landing safely in Red Square
1987 Monitor, Civil War warship, is discovered by a deep sea robot
1988 Genie Francis (General Hospital) weds Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek TNG)
1990 César Gaviria Trujillo installed as President of Colombia
1990 Eugenia Charles' Dom'n Freedom Party wins election in Dominica
1990 Longest wheelie (David Robilliard with 5 hours 12 minutes 33 seconds (Channel Islands)
1991 In Ethiopia rebel troops and tanks enter the capital, Addis Ababa, and bring an end to the Marxist Government which had been in power for 17 years
1993 200,000 demonstrate against mafia terror
1993 Polish Government of Suchocka falls
1995 Earthquake hits Russian town of Khabarovsk, killing 2,000 people
1996 U.S. President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, James McDougal and Susan McDougal, and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud.
1997 Bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis
1997 Linda Finch completes Amelia Earhart attempted around-the-world flight
1997 Tornado in Jarrell, TX kills at least 28
1998 Pakistan detonates 5 nuclear explosions in retaliation for similar nuclear tests by their neighbours, India, earlier in the month. The United States and Japan respond with economic sanctions against Pakistan
1999 In Milan, Italy, after 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci's newly-restored masterpiece "The Last Supper" is put back on display.
1999 Two Swedish police officers are murdered with their own fire arms by the bank robbers Jackie Arklöv and Tony Olsson after a dramatic car chase.
2002 NATO declares Russia a limited partner in the Western alliance.
2004 The Iraqi Governing Council chooses Ayad Allawi, a longtime anti-Saddam Hussein exile, to become prime minister of Iraq's interim government.

28th May 2006

Search for Java quake survivors

Lebanon border clash breaks out

Sri Lankan landmine kills seven

28th May 2007

US warns Iran over arming Iraqis

Afghan demonstrators 'shot dead'

Chinese warning over toy safety

28th May 2008

Nepal votes to abolish monarchy

Mass evacuation from quake lake

Life sentence for French killer

28th May 2009

Fresh blasts hit Pakistani city

Iran: Blast in mosque 'kills 15'

Bulgaria bus crash leaves 16 dead

28th May 2010

India 'Maoist' train attack kills more than 100

Pakistan mosque attacks kill scores

4 policemen killed in Pakistan

Birthdates which occurred on 28th May :

1371 John the Fearless Burgundy France, Duke of Burgundy/warrior
1577 Floris II van Pallandt Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician
1660 George I king of England (1714-27)
1738 Dr Joseph Ignace Guillotin France, physician/inventor (guillotine)
1759 William Pitt the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06)
1765 Jean Baptiste Cartier composer
1777 Joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees composer
1778 Friedrich Westenholz composer
1780 Joseph Frohlich composer
1782 Wouter J van Troostwijk Dutch painter
1789 Bernard S Ingemann Danish author (Tomorrow- og Aftensange)
1798 Josef Dessauer composer
1807 Jan van Swieten Dutch general/Governor of West-Sumatra
1807 Louis Agassiz Switzerland, naturalist/geologist/teacher
1810 Alexandre Calamo Switzerland, painter/etcher/lithographer
1818 Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard St-Bernard LA, US Confederate General (Hero of Sumter)
1819 William Birney Brevet Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1907
1820 Willem Doorenbos [Keerom] literary/critic
1828 Alpheus Baker Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1828 Bartel Wilton machinefabrikant/ship builder
1830 George Lucas Hartsuff Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1874
1830 Karoly Filtsch composer
1831 Eliza Ann Gardner underground railway conductor
1838 Basil Wilson Duke Kentucky, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1916
1841 Giovanni Sgambati composer
1844 Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur composer
1851 Dick Barlow cricketer (immortal England all-rounder of 1880's)
1862 Henry W Slocum Jr tennis champion (US Open-1888)
1863 Georg Adler German state economist
1865 Gerrit Grijns Dutch physiologist (Vitamin E)
1868 Claude Anet [Jean Schopfer] French writer (Fille Perdue)
1874 G K Chesterton writer
1879 Milutin Milankovic Yugoslavian astronomer/meteorologist
1883 George Dyson composer
1883 Luigi Perrachio composer
1884 Edvard Benes premier/President of Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48)
1884 Theo(door) van Reijn Dutch sculptor/lithographer
1886 Nicolai Sokoloff near Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Seattle Symphony)
1887 Hank Mann New York NY, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road)
1888 Jim [James Francis] Thorpe Shawnee OK, decathlete (Olympics-gold-1912)
1889 Jose Padilla composer
1892 Minna Gombell Baltimore MD, actress (Bad Girl, Thin Man, Hello Sister)
1894 Sammy White Rhode Island, actor (711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off)
1896 Marius Monnikendam Dutch choir composer
1896 Warren Giles baseball's National League president
1897 Henry Kendall London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich & Strange)
1898 Andy Kirk jazz musician
1900 Owen Aisher president (Marley)
1903 Gaston Duribreux Flemish writer (Golden Sail)
1904 Shalva Mikhaylovich Mshvelidze composer
1906 Mary Ralton director (British WRAC)
1906 Phil Regan singer (My Wild Irish Rose)
1907 Frederick George Emmison archivist/historian
1907 Henry Ritz comedian/dancer (Ritz Brothers)
1907 Patrick Browne British Lord justice of appeal
1908 Ian Lancaster Fleming London England, author (James Bond)
1909 John Schepens [Jean Baudoux] Flemish journalist/writer (Polyfoto)
1910 Rachel Kempson actress (Captive Heart)
1910 Stuart Piggott archaeologist
1910 T-Bone Walker Linden TX, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done)
1911 Bob Crisp cricketer (South African pace bowler of 30's)
1911 Jean-Pierre Levy resistance leader
1912 Leslie Monson diplomat
1912 Patrick White Australia, novelist (Happy Valley, Nobel 1973)
1913 Gordon Wolstenholme physician
1914 W G G Duncan-Smith fighter pilot
1915 Scott McKay Pleasantville IA, actor (Stage Door)
1915 Wolfgang Schneiderhan violinist
1916 C Wright Mills US sociologist (Power Elite) [or Aug 28]
1916 Gerald McArthur detective
1916 Thora Hird actress (Nightcomers, Kind of Loving)
1916 Walker Percy Birmingham AL, author (Adventures of a Bad Catholic)
1916 Walker Percy Birmingham AL, writer (Adventures of a Bad Catholic)
1917 Barry Commoner Brooklyn NY, biologist (Science & Survival)
1917 Gerald Cash Governor-General (Bahamas)
1917 Marshall Reed Englewood CA, actor (Fred Asher-Lineup)
1917 Papa John Creech rocker (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane)
1919 Duke of Rutland British land owner/multi-millionaire
1919 Frank Middlemass actor (Island, Oliver Twist)
1919 John Eldridge CEO (Matthews Wrightmson)
1922 John Alderson chief constable (Devon & Cornwall UK)
1923 György Ligeti Dicsöszentmartin Transylvania Hungary composer
1923 Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao India, film star (Patala Bhairavi)
1924 Edward du Cann CEO (Lonrho)
1924 Lord Rippon British MP
1924 Reginald Eyre solicitor/MP
1925 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Zehlendorf Germany, baritone (Doktor Faust)
1925 Martha Vickers Ann Arbor MI, actress (Alimony, Man I Love, Ruthless)
1927 Bernhard Lewkovitch composer
1927 François Nourissier French writer (Un petit bourgeois)
1927 Norman Ireland CEO (Bowater)
1927 Robert Evans CEO (British Gas)
1928 Albert Booth British government minister
1928 Jacob R Druckman composer
1929 Leslie Wight cricketer (one Test West Indies vs India 1953, scored 21)
1929 Patrick McNair-Wilson MP
1930 Edward Seaga PM (Jamaica)
1930 Julian Penkivil Slade composer
1931 Carroll Baker Johnstown PA, actress (Andy Warhol's Bad, Babydoll, Harlow)
1931 Ervin Junger composer
1931 Peter Talbot Westergaard composer
1931 Raymond Miquel chairman (Scottish Sports Council)
1931 Stephen Birmingham Hartford, author (Real Lace America's Irish Rich)
1932 Henning Christiansen composer
1932 Lord Timothy Renton MP (Conservative)
1933 John Karlen Brooklyn NY, actor (Harvey Lacey-Cagney & Lacey)
1933 Philip Otton high court judge
1934 Dionne Quintuplets (Annette Cécile, Émilie, Marie, Yvonne), Ontario Canada, First known set of surviving quintuplets, these girls were treated as a side show and lived in a virtual museum
1934 Julian Slade composer
1934 Rob du Bois composer
1935 Kenneth Kleinwort English banker/multi-millionaire
1936 Maki Ishii composer
1938 Jerry West Cabin Creek WV, NBA superstar (Los Angeles Lakers, Olympics-gold-1960)
1938 Prince Buster Jamaican reggae musician/producer (Madness)
1940 Betty Shabazz educator/talk show hostess/widow (Malcolm X)
1940 Hans Dulfer tenor saxophonist/director (Paradiso)
1940 Thomas E Petri (Representative-R-WI, 1979- )
1941 Beth Howland Boston MA, actress (Vera-Alice, Company)
1941 Guntram Vesper writer
1943 Dennis Riley composer
1943 Liz Edgar horse show jumper
1943 Ray Mitchell governor (Albany Prison, England)
1943 Tony Mansfield [Anthony Bookbinder], rock drummer (Billy J Kramer)
1944 Adriaan T "Ad" Zuiderent poet/critic (On the Droge)
1944 Billy Vera musician (& the Beaters-At This Moment, Into the Night)
1944 Gladys Knight Atlanta GA, singer, leader of the Pips (Last train)
1944 Rudy Giuliani (Mayor-R/L-NYC, 1994- )
1945 Gary Stewart Latcher County KY, country singer (She's Actin' Single)
1945 John Fogerty Berkeley CA, rock vocals (Creedence Clearwater Revival
1946 Madeleine Le Roux Wyoming, Broadway actress (Cry Uncle)
1947 Beth Howland Boston MA, actress (Vera-Alice)
1947 Faith Brown impressionist
1947 Patti Reynolds Chicago IL, playmate (Sept, 1965)
1947 Sondra Locke Shelbyville TN, actress (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter)
1948 Bob Shearer Melbourne Victoria Australia, Australasia golfer
1948 Ray Laidlaw British rock drummer (Jack the Lad)
1949 Shelley Hamlin San Mateo CA, LPGA golfer (1978 Patty Berg Classic)
1949 Sue Holderness actress (Marlene-Only Fools & Horses, Sandbaggers)
1949 Wendy O[rleans] Williams Rochester NY, punk rocker (Plasmatics)
1953 Arto Lindsay rocker/actor (Cookie, Desperately Seeking Susan)
1954 George E Mahlberg Astrophysicist, Mount Palomar/Mount Wilson CA (1974-78)
1954 Joâo Carlos De Oliveira Brazil, triple jumper (Olympics-bronze-1976, 80)
1956 Germaine Montenesdro 2nd victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)
1956 Jeff Dujon cricket wicket-keeper (West Indies 1981-91, their most successful)
1956 Mark Alexander Lees rowing Coach
1956 Susie Diane Owens Arkansas City KS, playmate (March, 1988)
1957 Kirk Gibson Michigan, outfield (Tigers, Dodgers, 1988 National League MVP)
1957 Walter R Tucker (Representative-D-CA)
1958 Yvet Anna painter
1959 Leon "The Bop" Klaasse rock drummer/singer (The Pilgrims-Red)
1960 Allan Green cricketeer
1961 Roland Gift Birmingham England, rocker (Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy)
1962 Brandon Cruz actor (Eddie-Courtship of Eddie's Father)
1963 Eugene Robinson NFL safety (Seattle Seahawk, Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1964 Armon Gilliam NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks, New Jersey Nets)
1964 Beth Herr Middletown OH, tennis star
1964 Leisa Sheridan Omaha NE, playmate (July 1993)
1964 Mark MacKay Brandon Germany, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
1965 Catherine Tanvier France, tennis star
1965 Chantal Bailey Champaign IL, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
1965 Christa Miller New York NY, actress (Kate-Drew Carey Show)
1965 Michael Charles Brisky Brownsville TX, PGA golfer (1995 Buick-2nd)
1966 Gavin Robertson New South Wales cricket off-spin all-rounder (Australia ODI-Pakistan 1994)
1967 Glen Rice NBA guard/forward (Charlotte Hornets)
1967 Kari Wuhrer Brookfield CT, MTV/actress (Remote Control, Beverly Hills 90210, Out Of Sync)
1967 Tory Epps NFL defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints)
1968 Char Thompson WLAF running back (Barcelona Dragons)
1968 Kylie Minogue Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (Locomotion)
1968 Sandra Bacher Long Island NY, half-heavyweight judoka (Olympics-92, 96)
1968 Tomas P Pukstys Chicago IL, javelin thrower (Olympics-96)
1969 Bob Meeks WLAF corner (Barcelona Dragons)
1969 Damian Rhodes St Paul, NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators)
1969 Frank McCormack Leicester MA, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1970 Ben Williams WLAF defensive end (London Monarchs)
1970 David Roberts Alameda CA, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)
1970 Jason Belser NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
1970 Morgan Fox Prince George British Columbia, playmate (December 1990)
1971 Jeff Gove Seattle WA, Nike golfer (1991 Ralphs Senior Classic)
1971 Nick Bravin New York NY, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1972 Cheryl Demkowski Syracuse NY, dance skater (& Gregory Maddalone)
1972 Denise Booker Liverpool, golfer (South Australian Jr champion 1990)
1973 Pat Peake Rochester, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
1973 Todd Sweeris Grand Rapids MI, table tennis player (Olympics-96)
1975 Caresa Winters Miss South Dakota USA (1996)
1975 Mike Fisher Naperville IL, soccer midfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1977 Ashley Ryan Ruiz Offord Miami FL, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)
1980 Cheri Wheeler Miss Georgia Teen USA (1997)


Deaths which occurred on May 28th:
1089 Lanfrance Archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1259 Christoffel I King of Denmark, dies
1317 Guy van Avesnes/Henegouwen bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 63
1357 Afonso IV King of Portugal (1325-57), dies at 66
1521 Willem van Croij duke of Soria, dies at about 62
1534 Dirk Martens Flemish printer/humanist, dies at about 83
1650 Gilles Hayne composer, dies at 59
1685 Pieter de la Court economist/historian, dies at about 67
1787 Johann Georg Leopold Mozart Austrian composer, dies at 67
1791 Joseph Schmitt composer, dies at 57
1805 Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini Italian composer/cellist (Minuet), dies at 62
1833 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner composer, dies at 74
1836 Anton Reicha composer, dies at 66
1838 Thomas Busby composer, dies
1843 Noah Webster lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary), dies at 84
1849 Anne Bronté novelist, dies
1863 Edmund Kirby Jr Union-Brigadier-General, dies of injuries at 23
1864 Henry H Giesy US Union-Brigadier-General, dies in battle
1883 August Freyer composer, dies at 79
1889 Willem M d'Ablaing lawyer, dies at 37
1890 Viktor Ernst Nessler composer, dies at 49
1898 Edward Bellamy US author (Looking Backward), dies
1911 Stephanus J du Toit South African theologist/journalist (African Bond), dies
1913 Lord Avebury [John Lubbock] British banker/politician, dies
1914 Adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld composer, dies at 76
1921 Geo Mestdagh Belgian aviation pioneer, dies
1922 Carl Tieke composer, dies at 58
1927 Georges Eekhoud Belgian writer (Belgian Kempen), dies
1937 Alfred Adler Austrian psychiatrist (Individual Psychology), dies at 67
1940 Adriaan J Enschedé director (Dutch printers Joh Enschedé), dies at 50
1940 Randle Ayrton actor (Manx Man), dies at 70
1940 Theodor Streicher composer, dies at 65
1940 Walter Connolly actor (It Happened One Night, Good Earth), dies at 53
1942 Jean F van Royen German secretary PTT (Camp Amersfoort), dies
1944 Katri Vala Finnish poet, dies at 42
1954 Achille Longo composer, dies at 54
1958 Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky composer, dies at 77
1959 Bert Collins cricketer (19 Tests for Australia 1920-26), dies
1963 Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin composer, dies at 60
1964 John Finley Williamson conductor (Westminster Choir), dies at 76
1969 Rhys Williams actor (Nightmare, Okinawa, Corn is Green), dies at 71
1971 Audie Murphy actor (Whispering Smiths), dies at 46
1972 Duke of Windsor who abdicated the throne, dies in Paris at 77
1972 Edward VIII King of Great Britain/Northern Ireland/emperor (India 1936), dies at 77
1973 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt German composer/conductor (Hassan), dies at 73
1973 Jacques Lipchitz Polish/French/US art critic sculptor, dies at 81
1975 Eric Emerson entertainer, dies
1975 Roy Roberts actor (Petticoat Junction, Lucy Show), dies at 75
1977 Jiri Reinberger composer, dies at 63
1981 Mary Lou Williams black musician, dies at 71 in Durham NC
1981 Stefan Wyszynski Polish Cardinal, dies
1984 Eric Morecambe British comedian (Morecambe & Wise), dies at 58
1986 Lurene Tuttle actress (Father of Bride, Julia), dies at 79
1987 Charles Ludlam actor (Big Easy), dies at 44
1990 Giorgio Manganelli writer, dies at 67
1990 Hussein Bin Onn 1st minister of Malasia (1976-81), dies
1990 Joseph Hardy actor/director (Tree Grows in Brooklyn), dies at 71
1991 Brigitte B Fischer writer, dies
1991 Ethel Lois Payne journalist (Chicago Defender), dies at 79
1993 Billy Conn boxer/actor (Pittsburgh Kid), dies at 75
1993 Charles Barnett cricketer (20 Tests for England), dies
1994 Julius Boros pro golfer (US Open 1952), dies of heart attack at 74
1994 Rita Gillespie tV Director, dies at 65
1995 Daniela Rocca actress (Battle of Austerlitz), dies at 57
1995 Henning Kronstam dancer, dies at 60
1995 Jean Elizabeth Leuckert Muir British designer dressmaker/model, dies at 66
1996 John "Jack" Layden local politician, dies at 70
1996 Sidney Greenbaum grammarian, dies at 66
1998 Phil[ip Edward] Hartman actor/comedian (NewsRadio, Saturday Night Live), shot to death while asleep in his bed by his wife at 49

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