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Gregor Samsa awoke....

category leitrim | environment | press release author Wednesday July 02, 2003 17:33author by a bored ipsiphi Report this post to the editors

what happened today.

"As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect..."
1883 -- Franz Kafka (1883-1924) born in Prague. Czech-born German writer & anarchist sympathizer whose posthumously published novels express the alienation of 20th century man.
Also in 1805 the first cultivated Strawberry!

strawberries1.jpg

in Ïrish history:
-- On July 2, 1779, on the West Indies isle of Grenada, whose name would be famous again in the 1980s, Colonel Arthur Dillon and his regiment of the Irish Brigade of France were among 2,300 troops landed from ships commanded by the Count d'Estaing. Another Irishman, Lord Macartney, was in charge of the British troops on the island. As the French came ashore, he retreated to the heights of Morne de l'Hopital. Macartney had only 700 troops, but his defensive position on the fortified heights was very strong. Besides the steep incline, there were several walls on the hillside placed to impede the progress of any attackers. D'Estaing sent Colonel Dillon and some other officers to reconnoiter the possible assault routes just before dark on the 3rd and then ordered a rare night-assault on the position. The French attacked with a three pronged assault; Dillon's regiment made up much of the center and left columns of the assault. Count d'Estaing showed his respect for the Irish by personally leading the grenadiers of Dillon's regiment. Despite the obstacles in their way, the French and Irish troops fought their way up the slope and had taken the position by morning, forcing Macartney's surrender. Several officers of Dillon's regiment were among the 106 French casualties.
http://www.thewildgeese.com/pages/dates.html



Today Vietnam was officially re-united.

1976 Formal reunification of North & South Vietnam
The two Vietnams, divided by the Geneva Conference of 1954, were united as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on this day. Formal unification followed North Vietnam's capture of the South Vietnamese capital of Saigon in April of 1975. The city was renamed Ho Chi Minh City, with officials from the former North Vietnam assuming the reins of government.
http://www.asiasource.org/thisday/ah_mp_01.cfm



1614 mount Etna errupted.
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vwdocs/history/EventCalendar.html

Mathematicians born on this day:
1622 : Sluze
1820 : Rankine
1852 : Burnside
1925 : Oleinik


Mathematicians who died on this day:

1613 : Pitiscus
1621 : Harriot
1919 : Reye
1947 : Chebotaryov


http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Day_files/Day702.html

black history.

Vermont became the first US territory to abolish slavery, 1777
USA -Civil Rights Act passed, 1964

other history, oh the bleeding never stops.


ahem.
Strawberries have been growing wild for over 2,200 years, with history recording them in Italy as long ago as 234 b.c. This juicy, heart-shaped berry—a member of the rose family—grows wild throughout the world and is native to every continent except Africa.
_But on this day in 1805
Michael Keens exhibits first cultivated strawberry.
laying the way for GM food.





0311 - St Militiades begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1140 - Hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht
1214 - Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers)
1214 - English king John begins siege around Lille France
1298 - Battle on Hasenbühl (Göllheim) between German kings Adolf & Albrecht I
1576 - Muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea
1600 - Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army
1644 - Battle of Marston Moor: Parliamentary forces defeat royalists
1681 - Earl of Shaftesbury arrested for high-treason
1687 - King James II disbands English parliament
1776 - NJ gave all adults who could show a net worth of 50£ right to vote
1776 - Continental Congress resolves "these United Colonies are & of right ought to be Free & Independent States"
1777 - Vermont becomes 1st American colony to abolish slavery
1787 - De Sade shouts from Bastille that prisoners are being slaughtered
1794 - 2nd Battle of Seneffe: France-Austria
1808 - Simon Fraser completes his trip down Fraser R, BC, lands at Musqueam
1843 - An alligator falls from sky during a Charleston SC thunderstorm
1847 - Envelope bearing 1st US 10ø stamps, still exists today
1849 - Garibaldi in Rome begins hunger strike
1850 - Benjamin Lane patents gas mask with a breathing apparatus
1858 - Partial emancipation of Russian serfs
1861 - Battle of Hoke's Run, WV - small Union victory
1862 - Lincoln signs act granting land for state agricultural colleges
1863 - Battle of Gettysburg (2nd day)
1863 - R Morgan's: Burksville, KY to Salineville, OH [->JUL 26]
1864 - Gen Early & Confederate forces reach Winchester en route to Wash DC
1864 - Statuary Hall in US Capitol forms
1865 - William Booth founds Salvation Army (Army of the Salvation)
1867 - 1st US elevated railroad begins service, NYC
1881 - Pres Garfield shot by Charles J Guiteau a disappointed office-seeker
1885 - Canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear
1890 - Congress passes Sherman Antitrust Act
1894 - Government obtains injunction against striking Pullman Workers
1900 - Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin 1st airship LZ-1, flies
1900 - Sibelius' "Finlandia," premieres in Helsinki
1901 - Butch Cassidy & Sundance Kid rob train of $40,000 at Wagner Montana
1902 - John J McGraw becomes manager of NY Giants (stays for 30 years)
1903 - AL/NL batting champ Ed Delahanty, disappears, found dead days later
1903 - Pitcher Jack Doscher, 1 son of a major leaguer debuts with Cubs
1906 - Yanks win by forfeit, for their 1st time
1916 - Lenin says Imperialism is caused by capitalism
1916 - Russian offensive in Armenia
1917 - Riots in East St Louis Mo
1921 - 41st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: B Tilden beats B Norton (46 26 61 60 75)
1921 - Jack Dempsey KOs George S Carpentier in 4 for heavyweight boxing title 1st million dollar gate ($1.7m) boxing match (Dempsey KOs Carpentier)
1926 - US Army Air Corps created; Distinguish Flying Cross authorized
1927 - 40th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats L de Alvarez (62 64)
1927 - Earthquake hits Palestine
1928 - British parliament accept female sufferage
1932 - 52nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Ellsworth Vines beats H Austin (64 62 60)
1932 - FDR makes 1st presidential nominating conventional acceptance speech
1933 - Carl Hubbell shuts-out Cards 1-0 in 18 innings without a walk
1934 - General Lazáro Cárdenas elected president of Mexico
1935 - C Jackson discovers asteroid #1357 Khama
1935 - Great Britain boxers beat US team in 1st intl Golden Gloves
1937 - 57th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Don Budge beats G von Cramm (63 64 62)
1937 - Amelia Earhart & Fred Noonan disappear over Pacific Ocean
1937 - C Jackson discovers asteroids #1429 Pemba & #1456 Saldanha
1938 - 51st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (64 60)
1940 - Dutch PM Colijn publishes "Borders of 2 Worlds" (German victory)
1940 - Hitler orders invasion of England
1940 - Lake Washington (Seattle) Floating bridge dedicated
1940 - PM Churchill meets gen-mjr B Montgomery
1941 - DiMaggio breaks Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak (45th of 56)
1941 - Earthquake hits Palestine
1941 - Nazi mass murder in Lvov/Lemberg (7,000 dead)
1941 - Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit," premieres in London
1943 - Gulf of Biskaje: Liberator bombers sinks U-126
1943 - Indians score 12 runs in 4th inning & beat Yankees 12-0
1943 - Lt Charles Hall, becomes 1st black pilot to shoot down Nazi plane
1944 - Marshal von Kluge replaces General von Rundstedt
1946 - Dutch Beel govt forms
1946 - Harbor workers end strike at Rotterdam & Amsterdam
1947 - Military coup discovered in France
1948 - 62nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Falkenburg beats Bromwich (75 06 62 36 75)
1949 - "High Button Shoes" closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 perfs
1949 - "Red Barber's Clubhouse" sports show premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV
1949 - 56th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: L Brough beats M duPont (10-8 16 10-8)
1950 - Indian Bob Feller, wins his 200th game, 5-3 over Detroit
1951 - Bill Veeck buys St Louis Browns from Bill & Charlie DeWitt
1951 - Bob & Ray show premieres on NBC radio
1951 - Hugo Yarnold stumps 6 at Dundee, Worcester v Scotland
1951 - Island advisor of Curaçao installed
1951 - Leidse astronomers discover radio signal out of Milky Way system
1952 - Princess Beatrice opens miniature city of Madurodam
1952 - Zulu-leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi marries Irene Mzila
1954 - 68th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: J Drobny beats K Rosewall (13-11 46 62 97)
1954 - Denis Compton scores 278 in 290 minutes v Pakistan
1955 - "7th Heaven" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 44 performances
1955 - "Almost Crazy" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 16 performances
1955 - "Lawrence Welk Show" premieres on ABC
1955 - 10th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Fay Crocker
1955 - 62nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats B Fleitz (75 86)
1955 - Desmond Tutu marries Leah Nomalizo Shinxani
1956 - Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel"
1956 - US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)
1957 - 1st submarine designed to fire guided missiles launched, Grayback
1957 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Le pèlerinage De Lourdes
1958 - US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1959 - "Plan 9 From Outer Space," one of the worse films ever, premieres
1959 - Prince Albert marries Princess Paola in Brussels
1960 - "Once Upon a Mattress" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 460 perfs
1961 - Maris hits 29th & 30th en route to 61 homers
1962 - Cubans minister of Foreign affairs Raúl Castro arrives in Moscow
1962 - Fidel Castro visits Moscow
1963 - Giant Willie Mays' HR in 16th inning gives them a 1-0 win over Braves
1963 - Juan Marichal (Giants) beats Warren Spahn (Braves), 1-0 in 16 innings
1964 - Cilla Black records Beatle's "Its For You," McCartney plays piano
1964 - Grand jury indicts Beckwith in murder of Medger Evers
1964 - Pres Johnson signs Civil Rights Act & Voting Rights Act into law
1965 - 79th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (62 64 64)
1966 - 1st France nuclear explosion on Mururoa atoll
1966 - 73rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie J King beats Frasier (63 36 61)
1966 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1967 - 22nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Catherine Lacoste
1967 - Catherine Lacoste becomes youngest (22), 1st foreigner (France) & 1st amateur to US Women's open golf tournament
1969 - Ireland bowl out WI for 25 at Londonderry, win by 9 wkts
1969 - Leslie West & Felix Pappalardi form rock group Mountain
1970 - 1st Boeing 747 to land in Amsterdam & Brussels
1970 - NY Yankees Horace Clarke breaks up a no-hitter in the 9th for 3rd time in 28 days
1971 - 78th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Evonne Goolagong beats M Smith (64 61)
1971 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1972 - "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 3242 perfs
1972 - 27th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning
1972 - Bob Seagren pole vaults world record 5.63m
1972 - India & Pakistan sign peace accord
1973 - James R Schlesinger, ends term as 9th director of CIA
1973 - Nation Black Network begins operation on radio
1974 - Fernando Mameda of Portugal sets record for 10,000 m (27:13.81)
1976 - 83rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats E Goolagong (63 46 86)
1976 - Formal reunification of North & South Vietnam
1976 - Supreme Court rules death penalty not inherently cruel or unusual
1977 - 91st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Björn Börg beats Connors (36 62 61 57 64)
1978 - Pitcher Ron Guidry sets Yankee record of 13-0 start
1979 - Susan B Anthony dollar is issued, 1st US coin to honor a woman
1980 - Grateful Dead's Bob Weir & Mickey Hart are arrested for incitement
1980 - Julie Marie Bryan, 18, of Georgia, crowned America's Young Woman of Yr
1981 - L E Gonzalez discovers asteroid #3495 Colchagua
1982 - Larry Walters using lawn chair & 42 helium balloons, rose to 16,000'
1982 - Soyuz T-6 returns to Earth
1983 - 90th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats A Jaeger (60 63)
1985 - Andrei Gromyko appointed president of USSR
1985 - European Space Agency launches Giotto (Halley's Comet Flyby)
1986 - After 14 wins, Roger Clemens suffer his 1st loss of year
1986 - General strike against Pinochet regime in Chile
1986 - Supreme Court upholds affirmative action in 2 rulings
1987 - Jim Eisenreich, comeback after nervous disorder in 1984
1988 - 95th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Navratilova (57 62 61)
1989 - 10th US Seniors Golf Open: Orville Moody
1989 - 17th du Maurier Golf Classic: Tammie Green
1989 - E F Helin discovers asteroids #4838, #5773, #5774, #5959 Shaklan, #6238 & #8271
1990 - Imelda Marcos & Adnan Khashoggi found not guilty of racketeering
1990 - Panic in tunnel of Mecca: 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death
1991 - Riot at Guns N' Roses concert in St Louis
1992 - Braniff Airlines goes out of business
1992 - E F Helin & L Lee discovers asteroid #8290
1993 - Boat sinks at Bocaue Philippines, 325 die
1993 - F-28 crashes at Sorong Irian Barat, 41 die
1993 - Kansas Royals rename stadium Ewing Kaufman Stadium after founder
1993 - Moslem fundamentalists in Sivas Turkey, set hotel on fire, kill 36
1993 - NY Met Anthony Young loses a record 25th straight game (goes to 27)
1993 - Pope John Paul II hospitalized for Cat Scan test
1994 - 101st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: C Martinez beats Navratilova (64 36 63)
1994 - 37 dies in US Air DC-9 crash in NC
1994 - John Wayne Bobbitt & Kristina Elliot arrested for domestic battery
1994 - Richard Johnson takes 10-45 for Middlesex against Derbyshire
1994 - US Air DC-9 crash in NC, 37 killed
1995 - "Rose Tattoo" closes at Circle in the Square NYC after 80 perfs
1995 - 16th US Seniors Golf Open: Tom Weiskopf
1995 - Michelle McGann wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic
1995 - Thailand: Banharn Silpa-Archa's party wins election

Famous birthdays for this day ..


0419 - Valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55)
1489 - Thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr
1581 - Johann Staden, composer
1589 - Guillaume van Messaus, composer
1636 - Daniel Speer, composer
1644 - Abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], German court vicar
1647 - Daniel Finch 2nd earl of Nottingham, English min of foreign affairs
1652 - Guillielmus "Willem" Kerricx, Flemish sculptor (Rozenkrans)
1714 - Christoph W Ritter von Gluck, Austria composer (Il there pastore)
1724 - Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet
1737 - François Leonard Rouwyzer, composer
1746 - Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, composer
1756 - Christian G Körner, German lawyer/father of Karl
1763 - Peter Ritter, composer
1793 - Antoine Prumier, composer
1810 - Robert Augustus Toombs, Secy State (Confederacy), died in 1885
1814 - Atale Therese Annette Wartel, composer
1821 - Charles Tupper, (C) 6th Canadian PM (1896)
1822 - Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails/trains)
1830 - John Bordenave Villepigue, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1834 - Hendry P G Quack, lawyer/economist/secr Dutch Bank
1836 - Henry Eugene Davies, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1847 - Marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer (tectonic geology)
1857 - Francesco Spetrino, composer
1865 - Lili Braun, Prussia, feminist/socialist writer (Im Schatten Titanen)
1867 - Herbert Prior, England, actor (Caught Short, Slave of Desire)
1876 - Wilhelm Cuno, German ship owner/republic chancellor (1922-23)
1877 - Hermann Hesse, Switzerland, novelist/poet (Steppenwolf, Nobel 1946)
1880 - Albert Szirmai, composer
1882 - Edgar Mayne, cricketer (Australian batsman, prolific for Victoria)
1884 - Otto Böhm, Prussia, scientist (helped create England Radar)
1887 - Marcel Tabuteau, Compiègne France, oboist (Phila Orch 1915-54)
1888 - Selman Waksman, Russ/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)
1889 - Cor Hermus, Dutch actor/director/writer (A Mother)
1892 - Jack Hylton, English orchestra leader/impresario (Crazy Passage Show)
1893 - August Maes, Flemish actor/director (Shylock-Hamlet)
1894 - Walter Brennan, Swampscott Mass, actor (Real McCoys, At Gun Point)
1901 - Arthur Rex Alston, sports commentator
1903 - Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, (C) British PM (1963-64)
1903 - Olav AFEC of Schleswig-Holstein-S-G, King Olav V of Norway (1957-91)
1904 - Carl Weinrich, composer
1904 - Gerarda "Meik" Rueter, Dutch (sculptress, if that word exists)
1905 - Jean-Rene Lacoste, France, US Open (1926)/alligator shirt designer
1906 - Alan Webb, actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie)
1906 - Hans Bethe, physicist (Nobel 1967), peace worker
1906 - Robert Levine Sanders, composer
1907 - Eppo Doeve, Dutch cartoonist/painter
1907 - Leo O'Brien, cricketer (Australian batsman in 5 Tests 1932-36)
1908 - Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner
1908 - Thurgood Marshall, Md, 1st black Supreme Court justice (1967-91)
1909 - Hermann Bengtson, German historian (Greeks Ancient Times)
1910 - Earl Hawley Robinson, composer
1910 - Hans Günther Adler, German writer
1910 - William Douglas Denny, composer
1911 - Diego Fabbri, Italian, playwright/leader (Vatican movie bureau)
1913 - Edith Heerdegen, Dresden Germany, actress (Serpent's Egg, Monpti)
1914 - Frederick Fennell, Cleveland Ohio, conductor (Time & Winds)
1915 - 8th duke of Wellington, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1915 - Bert Decorte, Flemish poet
1916 - Barry Gray, [Bernard Yaroslaw], interviewer (started call-in radio)
1916 - Ken Curtis, [Curtis Gates], Lamar CO, actor (Ripcord, Festus-Gunsmoke)
1917 - Pierre Dubois, Dutch literary
1918 - Imam Elissa, singer
1918 - Sheikh Iman, player/singer
1919 - Johnny Bradford, Long Branch NJ, actor (Ransom Sherman Show)
1920 - Eliseo Diego, latin American poet
1922 - Dan Rowan, Beggs Okla, comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in)
1922 - Genrikh Matusovich Vagner, composer
1924 - Rick Besoyan, composer
1925 - Marvin Rainwater, Wichita Ks, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
1925 - Patrice E Lumumba, Zaire, revolutionary/1st premier of Congo
1925 - Yasushi Akutagawa, composer
1926 - Billy Usselton, saxophonist
1926 - Lee Allen, Pittsburg, Ks, tenor sax (Walkin' With Mr Lee)
1927 - Brock Peters, NYC, actor/singer (Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird)
1927 - Jerome Meyer, horse trainer
1927 - Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director
1928 - Estelita Rodriguez, Cuba, actress (Cuban Fireball, Havana Rose)
1928 - Pavel Kohout, Czech, director/author (Poor Murderer)
1930 - Carlos Saúl Menem, president of Argentina (1989- )
1931 - Imelda Marcos, politician/shoe collector/1st lady of Philippines
1931 - Robert Ito, Vancouver BC, actor (Sam-Quincy ME)
1932 - Dave Thomas, founder (Wendy's Restaurants)
1932 - Ken McMillan, Bkln NY, actor (Malone, Concrete Beat)
1932 - Sammy Turner, Paterson NJ, vocalist (Lavender Blue)
1933 - David Benjamin Lewin, composer
1933 - Kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner
1934 - Ivan Madray, WI cricket leg-spin all rounder, 2 Tests 3 runs 0-108)
1935 - Dick Dolman, economist/Dutch politician 2nd Chamber
1935 - Ed Bullins, Phila, playwright
1935 - Gilbert Kalish, Brooklyn NY, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook)
1937 - Dick Berardino, baseball player
1937 - Polly Holliday, Jasper Ala, actress (Flo-Alice, Flo-Flo)
1937 - Richard Petty, auto race driver (Daytona 500-1979,81)
1939 - John H Sununu, US Secretary of State (R, 1989-91)
1939 - M[ichael] A[nthony] Foster, US, sci-fi author (Gameplayers of Zan)
1939 - Michael N Castle, (Rep-R-Delaware)
1939 - Paul Williams, rocker (Temptations-My Girl)
1939 - Valeri Vasilyevich Illarianov, Russia, cosmonaut
1942 - Georgi Ivanov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33)
1945 - James Orville Fulkerson, composer
1947 - Ervin Hall, Phila, 100m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1968)
1947 - Larry David, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Fridays)/writer (Seinfeld)
1947 - Luci Baines Johnson Nugent Turpin, daughter of Pres LBJ
1949 - Roy Bittan, rocker (E Street Band)
1950 - Johnny Colla, Calif, rock sax (Huey Lewis & The News-Need a New Drug)
1951 - Joey Puerta, rocker (Ambrosia)
1952 - Johnny Coila, rocker
1952 - Linda M Godwin, Cape Girardeau Mo, PhD/astronaut (STS 37, 59, 76)
1952 - Wayne Haner, rock bassist (Axe)
1953 - Tony Armas, baseball player
1954 - Wendy Schaal, Chicago Ill, actress (It's a Living, Julie-Fantasy Is)
1956 - Jeffrey Cooper, rock guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1956 - Jerry Hall, Mesquite Tx, model/Mrs Mick Jagger (Batman, Freejack)
1956 - Julie Montgomery, KC Mo, actress (Samantha-1 Life to Live, Kindred)
1956 - Leslie Reid, Vancouver BC, equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
1957 - Mike Anger, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
1959 - Eduardo Bengoechea, Argentina, tennis star
1959 - Hoogie Drexler, jockey
1959 - Wendy B Lawrence, Jacksonville Fla, astronaut (STS 67, 86, sk:91)
1961 - Alba Parietti, Torino Italy, actress (Galagoal, Abbronzatissima)
1961 - James McNichol, LA Calif, actor (Fitzpatricks, California Fever)
1961 - Pat Dufficy, Westerly RI, female catcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
1962 - Brandel Eugene Chamblee, St Louis MO, PGA golfer (1994 Honda-3rd)
1964 - Dave Parsons, rocker (Transvision Vamp, Sham 69-That's Life)
1964 - DeAnne Hemmens, SF Calif, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
1964 - Joe Magrane, baseball player
1964 - José Canseco, Havana Cuba, outfielder (Oak A's, Red Sox, 1988 AL MVP)
1964 - Shannon Ritter, jockey
1966 - Blaise Rhodes, Berwyn Heights MD, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1966 - Tim Spehr, Excelsior Springs MO, catcher (Montreal Expos)
1967 - Debee Ashby, Coventry England, topless model (There's Girl in My Soup)
1968 - Mark Tewsksbury, Canada swimmer (world record backstroke)
1968 - Mike Lee, Neptune NJ, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Tommy Armour Tour)
1970 - Derrick Ralph Adkins, Brooklyn NY, 400m hurdler (Olympics-gold-96)
1971 - Jared Palmer, NYC, tennis star
1971 - Troy Brown, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
1972 - Towanna Stone, Miss USA-Tennessee (1997, 3rd)
1974 - Natali Sacco, Miss Universe-Peru (1996)
1975 - Catalina Cristea, Bucharest Rom, tennis star (1995 quarter Jakarta)
1975 - Daniel Kowalski, Singapore, Aust swimmer (Olympics-bronze/silver-96)
1975 - Eric Daze, Montreal Quebec, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
1977 - Shannan McCray, Miss District of Columbia Teen USA (1996)
1986 - Lindsay Lohan, actress (Alli Fowler-Another World)

Famous deaths for this day ..

0783 - Bert(h)a/Berthrada, mother of Charles the Great, dies
0936 - Henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies
1298 - Adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43
1504 - Stefanus III Bogdanowitsj, ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies
1566 - Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62
1619 - Olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies
1644 - William Gascoigne, introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24
1663 - Thomas Selle, composer, dies at 64
1700 - Lambert Doomer, painter/cartoonist, dies at about 77
1708 - Willem of Nassau, mister of Zuylenstein/lt-gen/baron Enfield, dies
1743 - Spencer Compton earl of Wilmington, English minister of Finance, dies
1778 - Jean-Jacques Rousseau, composer, dies at 66
1794 - Franz Xaver Thomas Pokorny, composer, dies at 65
1798 - John Fitch, American inventor, clockmaker, etc, dies
1822 - Denmark Vesey, & 5 aides hanged at Blake's Landing, Charleston, SC
1843 - Samuel Hahnemann, German physician, dies at 88
1850 - Robert "Bobbie" Peel, British PM/founder London Police, dies at 62
1861 - Peter A de Genestet, vicar/poet, dies at 31
1863 - Stephen Hinsdale Weed, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 28
1878 - François-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer, dies at 61
1895 - William Rockstro, composer, dies at 72
1911 - Felix Mottl, composer, dies at 54
1912 - Tom Richardson, cricketer (88 wickets in 14 Tests for England), dies
1914 - Joseph Chamberlain, British minister to Germany, dies at 78
1915 - Gen Porfirio [José de la Cruz] Diaz, president Mexico, dies
1917 - Herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor/director (Hamlet), dies
1918 - Mohammed V Resjad, sultan of Turkey (1909-18), dies
1921 - Edwin Evans, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia), dies
1926 - Emile Coué, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion), dies
1929 - Gladys Brockwell, actress (Oliver Twist), dies at 34
1930 - Anders Randolf, actor (Love of Sunya, Dangerous Curves), dies at 59
1932 - Manoel II, last king of Portugal (1908-10), dies at 43
1935 - Alfred Dreyfus, french colonel, dies
1936 - Harry Northrup, actor (Who's Knocking at My Door), dies at 60
1937 - Amelia Earhart Putnam, Dutch pilot/1st female to fly Atl, dies at 40
1937 - Fred L Noonan, US navigator, disappeared over Pacific Ocean
1939 - Alfred R Zimmerman, mayor of Rotterdam (1906-22), dies
1940 - Ben[jamin] Turpin, US comic (Saps at Sea, His New Job), dies
1940 - Bertram Shapleigh, composer, dies at 69
1941 - Mohammad Baqa Jilani, cricketer (Test for India), dies at 29
1946 - Anthony Overton, publisher/cosmetics manufacturer/banker, dies at 81
1949 - Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49), dies at 67
1951 - Earnest F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon, dies at 75
1952 - Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cello player/pianist/composer, dies at 56
1961 - Ernest Hemingway, writer, commits suicide at 61
1961 - Louis-Ferdinand Céline, writer (Voyage Au Bout de la Nu), dies at 67
1964 - Glenn "Fireball" Roberts, biggest NASCAR money winner, dies in crash
1965 - Theodora E "Betsy" Ranucci-Beckmann, actress (Klatergoud), dies at 88
1968 - Francis Brennan, US cardinal of Philadelphia, dies at 74
1970 - Jessie Street, Australian civil rights activist, dies
1971 - Edward Ballantine, composer, dies at 84
1972 - Joseph F Smith Jr, leader US mormon chuch, dies at 95
1973 - Betty Grable, US actress (How to Marry a Millionaire), dies at 56
1973 - George Macready, US, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place), dies at 73
1973 - Swede Savage, dies of injuries at Indianapolis 500
1975 - James Robertson Justice, actor (DR at Large, Dr om Love), dies at 70
1976 - Frances Howard, actress (Swan, Shock Punch), dies at 73
1977 - Vladimir V Nabokov, Russian/US writer (Lolita), dies at 78
1981 - Robert Emmett Keane, actor (Rookie Cop, Red Dragon), dies
1982 - Poul Rovsing Olsen, composer, dies at 59
1984 - Ramiro Cortes, composer, dies at 50
1987 - Karl Linnas, accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia
1987 - Michael Bennet, choreographer (Chorus Line), dies of AIDS at 44
1990 - Muntu Myeza, S Afr anti-apartheid activist, dies in auto at 39
1990 - Snooky Lanson, singer, dies at 76
1991 - Lee Remick, actress (Days of Wine & Roses), dies of cancer at 55
1992 - Borisav Pekic, Serbian writer/politician, dies
1992 - Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist, dies at 42
1992 - Franco Cristaldi, Italian producer/Claudia Cardinale's husband, dies
1992 - Jose Monje, [Camaron de la Isla], Spanish flamenco singer, dies
1993 - Don Drysdale, pitcher (Dodgers), dies of a heart attack at 56
1993 - Fred Gwynne, actor (Herman-Munsters), dies of pancreatic cancer at 66
1994 - Andres Escobar, Colombia world cup soccer star, shot for losing to US
1994 - Marion Williams, gospel singer, dies of diabetes at 66
1994 - Maung Maung, premier of Burma (1988), dies at 69
1994 - Ralph C Rinzler, folklorist (Greenbriar Boys), dies at 59
1995 - Gail Gordon, actor (Our Miss Brooks, Lucy Show), dies of cancer at 89
1995 - George Seldes, journalist, dies at 104
1995 - Gervase F Ashworth Jackson-Stops, architectural adviser, dies at 48
1995 - Krissy Taylor, model (17 Mag), dies of respitory problems at 17
1996 - Hugh Davson, physiologist/writer, dies at 86
1997 - Jimmy Stewart, actor (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 89

Related Link: http://www.eskimo.com/~recall/

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author by ipsiphi watcherpublication date Wed Jul 02, 2003 17:51Report this post to the editors

I suppose you think you're being tremendously witty and eclectic with your little list.

But you're not.

I know what you are. I think you know as well. Certainly, everyone else knows.

So why don't you just fuck off and annoy people on the Just17 magazine forums or something. I'm sure your caustic intelligence will be properly appreciated there.

You wankshaft!

author by bored and stuck without bike. - and it wasn't even a BMX.publication date Wed Jul 02, 2003 18:46Report this post to the editors

on this day lots happened.
but what was most important
was the theft of the bycylce
i use, and have been using.
It was locked outside the supermarket
DIA. near the Cathedral.

here attached is the pdf file which is open to lots on implant technology GSAT tracing.
As you will know, human implanting began in the 1992-1994 period for the commercial market.
First to be GSAT traced implanted were certain South American millionaires in fear of kidnap. The STASI experimented with both radioactive tagging and implant technology, but the study participants died due to radiation poisoning.

Todays implants vary in size from orthodental, to a variety of others which may fit in any one of the natural cavity spaces of the body.

author by birthday boy - 2nd July Societypublication date Wed Jul 02, 2003 18:47Report this post to the editors

.

author by I psipublication date Wed Jul 02, 2003 18:53Report this post to the editors

nice to see you take the bait.
and be "in the room".

author by phipublication date Wed Jul 02, 2003 19:03Report this post to the editors

aquí tambe hi ha botifero? magedelero? com es diu, cada dia com mi mateix aquí n aquest espai, es curió puc recordar cada dia. Alliberem els veus silenciades, marginaliztat, també els veus boig_ en aquest espai tan irlandés com barna es catalan, en aquest rincón d cyberespai cada dia ens veiem. Han robat meva bici, qué llastim, estic per vacances pero no son pagades, i cada dia akí, on esta akí? aquí aquesta lloc d cyberespai una café alrededor d Barcino i seus parades, tinc ganas tan ganas d articular, intentar a articular, una cosa solo.
¡que se vayan todos! k creen que tienen derecho de silenciar un otro.
me agrada com fan aquesta guerra de baix intensidad alrededor de meva kasa.
no me importa meva bici.
Avui també havian dos bombas contra l'estat espanyola en 1972. Londres i Paris.
Recordem recordem recordem.

author by R Isible 1 of IMC Editorial Group - IMC Irelandpublication date Wed Jul 02, 2003 19:46Report this post to the editors

it's not a very wise use of the newswire is it? Restraint please.

author by iosafpublication date Wed Jul 02, 2003 19:55Report this post to the editors

there is a lot of irish interest.
the use of photo space may encroach on space restrictions but the images are copyleft and may be used by any reader.
there are a lot of links to similar pages.

it is already linked to several other threads on the global net.

it records the loss of my bike, and for this weeks them of GM food, points the way for the freelnace journalisty types to informative stuff elsewhere.

It eventhough the good Irish volunteer lived along time ago "fadO fadó" he was from Leitrim.

and strawberries are a most emblematic image.

author by ipsi-history.publication date Wed Jul 02, 2003 20:06Report this post to the editors

the mutiny of pir@tes:
1576

1687 - King James II disbands English parliament

1776 - NJ gave all adults who could show a net worth of 50£ right to vote

1776 - USA. began.

1777 - Vermont becomes 1st American colony to abolish slavery

1787 - De Sade shouts from Bastille that prisoners are being slaughtered
1843 - An alligator falls from sky during a Charleston SC thunderstorm
1849 - Garibaldi in Rome begins hunger strike
= italy.

1850 - Benjamin Lane patents gas mask with a breathing apparatus

for the tear gas.









1858 - Partial emancipation of Russian serfs
and the anarchy?

1865 - William Booth founds Salvation Army (Army of the Salvation)
stayed a Sally Army?


1881 - Pres Garfield shot by Charles J Guiteau a disappointed office-seeker
1916 - Lenin says Imperialism is caused by capitalism
1916 - Russian offensive in Armenia
1928 - British parliament accept female sufferage
1935 - C Jackson discovers asteroid #1357 Khama
1937 - Amelia Earhart & Fred Noonan disappear over Pacific Ocean
1937 - C Jackson discovers asteroids #1429 Pemba & #1456 Saldanha
1940 - Dutch PM Colijn publishes "Borders of 2 Worlds" (German victory)
1940 - Hitler orders invasion of England
1941 - Nazi mass murder in Lvov/Lemberg (7,000 dead)
1943 - Lt Charles Hall, becomes 1st black pilot to shoot down Nazi plane
1947 - Military coup discovered in France
1951 - Leidse astronomers discover radio signal out of Milky Way system
1956 - US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)
1957 - 1st submarine designed to fire guided missiles launched, Grayback
1957 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Le pèlerinage De Lourdes
1958 - US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1959 - "Plan 9 From Outer Space," one of the worse films ever, premieres
1962 - Fidel Castro visits Moscow
1964 - Pres Johnson signs Civil Rights Act & Voting Rights Act into law
1966 - 1st France nuclear explosion on Mururoa atoll
1966 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1969 - Ireland bowl out WI for 25 at Londonderry, win by 9 wkts
1971 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1972 - "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 3242 perfs
1972 - 27th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning
1972 - Bob Seagren pole vaults world record 5.63m
1972 - India & Pakistan sign peace accord
1973 - James R Schlesinger, ends term as 9th director of CIA
1973 - Nation Black Network begins operation on radio 1976 - Formal reunification of North & South Vietnam
1976 - Supreme Court rules death penalty not inherently cruel or unusual

like look through the dross.

today is NUCLEAR TEST DAY.

author by sci fipublication date Wed Jul 02, 2003 22:34Report this post to the editors

the strawberry we may note has not been around for ever, it is a recent arrival in the garden and on the table just like nuclear bombs the product of a emergent science.
http://www.czechrtd.info/dokum_kat_por/1_LIFE_v3_4.pdf

and the fuss @ link.

Related Link: http://lists.indymedia.org/mailman/public/imc-sc/2003-F....html
author by by day by day by day.publication date Thu Jul 03, 2003 16:03Report this post to the editors

july 3. 1973
George Bush 1
began his term as CIA director.

author by :-)publication date Thu Jul 03, 2003 22:06Report this post to the editors

x file stuff.
Scully
http://scully.harvard.edu/~cgi/CheckMP
helps you trace your minor planets.
number 5029 is "ireland".

author by .publication date Thu Jul 03, 2003 22:09Report this post to the editors

was discovered in 1921 on the 3rd of February.
1921-2-3.
it has not moved to anyone's dis-satisfaction.

author by watcher watcher.publication date Sat Apr 24, 2004 20:58Report this post to the editors

how may you put it all back together again?
All the kings horse and the kings men?
For humpty has fallen, and Gullivar is aghast at the Liluputian arguments.

author by still boredpublication date Fri Jul 02, 2004 16:32Report this post to the editors

gregor samsa awoke.
Iraq is Iraq again.
All the Iraqi people are there.
Almost all the characters in their true places.
The TV shows Saddam tell the USA it has no right to try him.
The foreign media can now report the little feelings of ordinary Iraqis, hey look it's Saddam! The war must be over now, he's back on the telly. Oh yes I think the tourism trade suffers from all this beheading stuff, we Iraqis are known for being hospitable.
Yes well I was thinking of sending the kids away to Europe for a year before they begin university. OH yes he has lost weight hasn't he? OH no I don't like Bush, oh no, no-one likes Bush. Yes well I could never understand why we weren't allowed in Eurovision. We have terrible problems with the beaches. They're full of cigarette butts.

oh yes.
Normality has returned.
where next?

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