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Friday, 25 July 2014

1959  King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence on this day in history.  

1960  Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles.  

1962  "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

1963  On this day in history aFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14  

1963  Leonardus G Kortenhorst, Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1964  Karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow on this day in history.  

1964  USS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown on this day in history.  

1966  On this day in history first black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD)  

1966  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

1967  On this day in history coup in Togo  

1967  On this day in history rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show  

1968  "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam  

1968  On this day in history minnesota North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)  

1968  Bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history beatles release "Yellow Submarine" album  

1969  Fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (Engld, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history bernard "Heinz" Lammerding, Germ SS-gen/contractor (Tulle), dies at 65  

1976  Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1978  On this day in history former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66.  

1978  On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  

1979  Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam on this day in history.  

1979  On this day in history yMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song  

1979  Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 on this day in history.  

1980  On this day in history head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium  

1980  On this day in history togo's constitution becomes effective  

1980  On this day in history andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78  

1981  Barbara Sonntag, Colorado, crochets record 147 stitches/minutes for 30 minutes on this day in history.  

1981  Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1982  On this day in history hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame  

1982  Seventy-eight people die in Washington, D.C., when an Air Florida 737 crashes into a bridge after takeoff and falls into the Potomac River on this day in history.  

1982  On this day in history marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379) was born on this day in history.  

1381  On this day in history birth of st Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)  

1406  Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile) was born on this day in history.  

1505  On this day in history birth of joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)  

1562  On this day in history birth of mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)  

1596  On this day in history birth of jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter  

1610  On this day in history birth of maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665)  

1616  On this day in history birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Famous Deaths In January - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0086  On this day in history death of gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC)  

0533  On this day in history remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96  

0858  On this day in history aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies  

0888  Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on this day in history.  

1049  On this day in history derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle  

1138  Death of Simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076) on this day in history.  

1151  On this day in history death of abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)  

1177  On this day in history hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies