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On this day in 1998: Eric Robert Rudolph is charged with six bombings (including the 1996 Olympic bombing) in Atlanta, Georgia.
On this day in 1998: Eric Robert Rudolph is charged with 6 bombings including the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia.
On this day in 1996: The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 40.62 to close at 6,010.00, the Dow's first close above 6,000.
On this day in 1996: The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 40.62 to 6,010.00, closing above 6,000 for the first time ever.
On this day in 1994: Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, and Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres receive the Nobel Peace Prize.
On this day in 1993: Stack's auctions the Reed Hawn Collection; the Mickley specimen of the Class I US 1804 Draped Bust dollar sells for $475,000. The Reed Hawn US 1913 Liberty Head 5-cent coin sells for $875,000.
On this day in 1992: The Toronto Blue Jays win a 9-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics in Game six of the American League Championship Series.
On this day in 1992: IBM and Motorola announce the production of PowerPC 601 microprocessors, in 50 MHz and 66 MHz versions. PowerPC stands for Power Performance Chip, and incorporates an integer unit, a floating-point unit, and 32 MB cache.
On this day in 1992: In Game 7 of the National League Championship Series the Atlanta Braves win 3-2 over the Pittsburgh Pirates, winning the series.
On this day in 1991: Bulgarian right wing opposition celebrates the end of the rule of the Bulgarian Communist Party.
On this day in 1990: San Francisco 49ers' Joe Montana passes for six touchdowns versus Atlanta Falcons (45-35).
On this day in 1989: Texas A&I, Johnny Bailey sets NCAA season rush record at 6,085 yards.
On this day in 1988: New Jersey Devils raise their first pennant (Patrick Division Playoff Champions).
On this day in 1987: In Midland, Texas, 1.5-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22 feet (7m) down a well.
On this day in 1987: 18-month-old Jessica McClure (Baby Jessica) falls down an abandoned well in Midland, Texas (her nationally televised rescue takes 58 hours).
On this day in 1986: The International Olympic Committee decides to stagger the Winter and Summer Olympic schedule.
On this day in 1986: Concentration camp survivor Elie Wiesel wins Nobel Peace Prize.
On this day in 1986: Tim Kides of West New York, New Jersey performs 25,000 leg raises in 11:57:15.
On this day in 1985: On Monday Night football, New York Jets retire Joe Namath's number 12, beat Miami Dolphins 23-7.
On this day in 1984: Detroit Tigers beat San Diego Padres, four games to one in 81st World Series.
On this day in 1983: US Marine peacekeeper Sargeant Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut, Lebanon.
On this day in 1983: Grenada leftist coup under Vice-Premier Coard.
On this day in 1982: 6,000 Unification church couples wed in Korea.
On this day in 1982: New York Islanders assessed 108 penalty minutes Pittsburgh Penguins 125 (233 total).
On this day in 1982: New York Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) versus Pittsburgh Penguins.
On this day in 1982: U.S. President Ronald Reagan proclaims a War on Drugs.
On this day in 1981: Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt.
On this day in 1981: Citing official misconduct in the investigation and trial, Amnesty International charges the U.S. government with holding Richard Marshall of the American Indian Movement as a political prisoner.
On this day in 1981: Vice President Hosni Mubarak is elected President of Egypt one week after Anwar Sadat was assassinated.
On this day in 1980: The Staggers Rail Act is enacted, deregulating American railroads.
On this day in 1980: US President nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court.
On this day in 1979: NHL's Wayne Gretsky scores his first NHL goal.
On this day in 1979: The first Gay Rights March on Washington, D.C. demands an end to all social, economic, judicial, and legal oppression of lesbian and gay people, draws 200,000 people.
On this day in 1978: Despite Denis Potvin's hat trick in 3:21 New York Islanders lose 7-10, making Islanders' record when scoring a hat trick-22-2-1.
On this day in 1973: Thailand's University Students protest for a democratic government; 77 are killed and 857 injured.
On this day in 1971: Two killed in Memphis, Tennessee racial disturbances.
On this day in 1971: Two people are killed in a Memphis, Tennessee race riot.
On this day in 1970: Cleveland Cavaliers lose to Buffalo Braves in their first game 107-92.
On this day in 1953: US President Dwight Eisenhower promises to fire as Red (Communist) any federal worker taking 5th amendment.
On this day in 1951: Detroit Lions' Jack Christiansen returns two punts for touchdowns versus Los Angeles Rams.
On this day in 1950: Reverend Sun Young Moon liberated from Hung Nam prison.
On this day in 1912: Bull Moose Teddy Roosevelt shot while campaigning in Milwaukee.
On this day in 1912: While campaigning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, former president Theodore Roosevelt is shot by saloonkeeper William Schrank. With a fresh flesh wound and the bullet still in him, Roosevelt still delivers his scheduled speech.
On this day in 1906: All Chicago World Series, first American League victory, Chicago White Sox win four games to two (World Series #3).
On this day in 1882: University of the Punjab is founded in present day Pakistan.
On this day in 1867: 15th and last Tokugawa Shogun resigns in Japan.
On this day in 1867: The 15th and last Shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate resigns in Japan.
On this day in 1864: The New York Gold Exchange is organized.
On this day in 1863: American Civil War: Battle of Bristol Station - Confederate General Robert E. Lee forces fail to drive the Union Army out of Virginia.
On this day in 1862: Baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting home run, dies 10/18.
On this day in 1840: Maronite leader Bashir II surrenders to the British forces and goes into exile in Malta.
On this day in 1835: John Templeton, John Moore, Stanley Cuthbart and Ellen Ritchie were charged in Wheeling, Virginia with illegally teaching blacks to read.
On this day in 1834: In Philadelphia, Whigs and Democrats stage a gun, stone and brick battle for control of a Moyamensing Township election, resulting in one death, several injuries, and the burning down of a block of buildings.
On this day in 1834: Henry Blair is the first African American to obtain a US patent. The patent was for a corn planter.
On this day in 1806: Battle of Auerstadt-French beat Prussians.
On this day in 1806: Battle of Jena-Auerstädt France defeats Prussia
International Awareness Days
World Standards Day
Global Handwashing Day
White Cane Safety Day
National Boss Day (Boss's Day), World Food Day
World Anaesthesia Day
World Food Day
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
National Chocolate Week
International Pronouns Day
Black History Month
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Nata?a Kej?ar, Slovenian swimmer was born on this day in 1976.
Jessica Drake, American porn star was born on this day in 1974.
Jorge Costa, Portuguese footballer was born on this day in 1971.
Daniela Pe?tov?, Czech supermodel was born on this day in 1970.
David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999) was born on this day in 1969.
Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer was born on this day in 1968.
Sylvain Lefebvre, former National Hockey League player was born on this day in 1967.
Constantine Koukias, Australian composer was born on this day in 1965.
Olu Oguibe, American artist was born on this day in 1964.
Jaan Ehlvest, Estonian chess player was born on this day in 1962.
Mike Tramp in Denmark; heavy metal rocker (White Lion - Mane Attraction). was born on this day in 1961.
Steve Cram, British track athlete was born on this day in 1960.
A.J. Pero in Staten Island, New York, USA; drummer (Twisted Sister - We're Not Gonna Take It). was born on this day in 1959.
Thomas Dolby, British musician was born on this day in 1958.
Thomas Dolby; rocker (She Blinded Me With Science). was born on this day in 1958.
Beth Daniel in Charleston, South Carolina, USA; LPGA golfer (1980 player of the year). was born on this day in 1956.
Greg Evigan in South Amboy, New Jersey; actor (BJ - BJ and the Bear). was born on this day in 1953.
Nikolai Andrianov, Soviet gymnast was born on this day in 1952.
Nikolai Adrianov in the USSR; gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976). was born on this day in 1952.
Sheila Young Ockerwitz; American 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1976). was born on this day in 1950.
Katy Manning, British actress was born on this day in 1949.
Harry Anderson, American actor was born on this day in 1948.
Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist and actor was born on this day in 1947.
Charlie Joiner in Many, Louisiana, USA; NFL receiver (Houston Texans, Cincinnati Bengals, San Diego Chargers). was born on this day in 1947.
Justin Hayward, English musician (Moody Blues) was born on this day in 1946.
Craig Venter, American biologist was born on this day in 1946.
Justin Hayward; singer (Moody Blues - Nights in White Satin). was born on this day in 1946.
Udo Kier, German actor was born on this day in 1944.
Lance Rentzel; NFL receiver (Minnesota, Los Angeles)/ex-husband of Joey Heatherton. was born on this day in 1943.
Perrie Mans, South African snooker player was born on this day in 1940.
Christopher Timothy, British actor was born on this day in 1940.
Cliff Richard, British singer was born on this day in 1940.
Cliff Richards [Harry Webb] in England; rocker (Suddenly). was born on this day in 1940.
Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer was born on this day in 1939.
Ralph Lauren; fashion designer (Chaps). was born on this day in 1939.
John W. Dean III, American White House counsel and Watergate figure was born on this day in 1938.
Empress Farah Diba of Iran was born on this day in 1938.
Ron Lancaster, Canadian Football League quarterback and coach was born on this day in 1938.
John Dean III; White House counsel, Watergate figure. was born on this day in 1938.
La Monte Young, American composer was born on this day in 1935.
La Monte Young in Bern, Idaho, USA; composer (Compostion in 1990). was born on this day in 1935.
Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician (d.1986) was born on this day in 1931.
Rafael Puyana in Bogota?, Colombia; baroque harpsichordist (New York debut 1957). was born on this day in 1931.
Joseph Mobutu, President of Zaire (d. 1997) was born on this day in 1930.
Gary Graffman in New York City, New York, USA; pianist (Leventritt Award). was born on this day in 1928.
Roger Moore, English actor was born on this day in 1927.
C. Everett Koop, United States Surgeon General was born on this day in 1916.
C Everett Koop surgeon general (1981-89). was born on this day in 1916.
Dick Durrance, American skier (d. 2004) was born on this day in 1914.
Raymond Davis Jr., American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate was born on this day in 1914.
Le Duc Tho, Vietnamese general and politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1990) was born on this day in 1911.
John Wooden, American basketball player and coach was born on this day in 1910.
John Wooden basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships). was born on this day in 1910.
Bernd Rosemeyer, German racecar driver (d. 1938) was born on this day in 1909.
Allan Jones, American actor and singer (d. 1992) was born on this day in 1908.
Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (d. 2003) was born on this day in 1908.
Pert Kelton Great Falls Montana, USA; actress (Cavalcade of Stars). was born on this day in 1907.
Hannah Arendt, German political theorist and writer (d. 1975) was born on this day in 1906.
Imam Hassan al Banna, Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (d. 1949) was born on this day in 1906.
Benita Hume London England, actress (Vicky-The Halls of Ivy). was born on this day in 1906.
Hannah Arendt Germany, historian (Origins of Totalitarianism). was born on this day in 1906.
Christian Pineau, French World War II resistance fighter (d. 1995) was born on this day in 1904.
Alan Washbond US, two-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932). was born on this day in 1899.
Lillian Gish silent film/stage actress (a Nation). was born on this day in 1896.
E. E. Cummings, American poet (d. 1962) was born on this day in 1894.
E.E. Cummings Cambridge Massachusetts, poet (Tulips and Chimneys). was born on this day in 1894.
Heinrich Lnbke in Enkhausen, Germany; President of the Federal Republic of Germany (1959-1969). was born on this day in 1894.
Lillian Gish, American actress (d. 1993) was born on this day in 1893.
Sumner Welles, American diplomat (d. 1961) was born on this day in 1892.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. general and 34th President of the United States (d. 1969) was born on this day in 1890.
Dwight D Eisenhower Denison, Texas (Republican) 34th President (1953-1961). was born on this day in 1890.
Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand writer (d. 1923) was born on this day in 1888.
Katherine Mansfield New Zealand writer (Aloe, Garden Party). was born on this day in 1888.
Charlie Parker, English cricketer (d. 1959) was born on this day in 1882.
Eamon de Valera, Irish politician and patriot (d. 1975) was born on this day in 1882.
Eamon DeValera New York, President of Ireland (1937-48, 1951-54, 1957-59). was born on this day in 1882.
Ray Ewry, American athlete (d. 1937) was born on this day in 1873.
Raymond C Ewry Indiana, polio victim who won ten Olympic golds. was born on this day in 1873.
Alexander von Zemlinsky Vienna Austria, composer (Der Schneeman). was born on this day in 1871.
Joseph Duveen, British art dealer (d. 1939) was born on this day in 1869.
Joseph Duveen England, art connoisseur (Elgin marbles). was born on this day in 1869.
Masaoka Shiki Japan, haiku and tanka poet/diarist (Salt Water Ballads). was born on this day in 1867.
Artur Gavazzi, Croatian geographer (d. 1944) was born on this day in 1861.
Elwood Haynes, American automobile pioneer (d. 1925) was born on this day in 1857.
Elwood Haynes auto pioneer, built one of first US autos. was born on this day in 1857.
Joe Start, baseball player (d. 1927) was born on this day in 1842.
Preston King, U.S. Senator from New York (d. 1865) was born on this day in 1806.
Joseph Plateau, Belgian physicist (d. 1883) was born on this day in 1801.
King Ferdinand VII of Spain (d. 1833) was born on this day in 1784.
Frantois Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (d. 1798) was born on this day in 1733.
Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (d. 1813) was born on this day in 1726.
George Grenville, Prime Minister of Great Britain (d. 1770) was born on this day in 1712.
George Grenville British Prime Minister (1763-65). was born on this day in 1712.
Robert Simson, Scottish mathematician (d. 1768) was born on this day in 1687.
William Penn, English founder of Pennsylvania (d. 1718) was born on this day in 1644.
William Penn English Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania. was born on this day in 1644.
Bahadur Shah I, Mughal Emperor of India (d. 1712) was born on this day in 1643.
James II of England and VII of Scotland (d. 1701) was born on this day in 1633.
James II king of England (1685-88). was born on this day in 1633.
Sophia of Hanover (d. 1714) was born on this day in 1630.
Anne of Denmark, wife of James I of England and VI of Scotland (d. 1619) was born on this day in 1574.
Claude of France, wife of Louis XII of France (d. 1524) was born on this day in 1499.
Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1568) was born on this day in 1493.
King Przemysl II of Poland (d. 1296) was born on this day in 1257.
William (the Conqueror) at Falise, son of Duke Robert the Devil of Normancy and Herleve (or Arlette). was born on this day in 1027.
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