lauantaina, elokuuta 21, 2004

Yesterday's news

Shelly Moore, 18, of Tenn, crowned 15th Miss Teen USA
India defeat Pakistan in Under-15 World Challenge Final at Lord's
"Play's the Thing" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 75 perfs
Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 37th consecutive save
Kerrie Webb wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open
109.8 F (43.2 C) in Cordoba Spain
Archbishop Quarracino wants all homosexuals to leave Argentina
Ferry boat sinks at Chandpur Bangladesh, 300-350 killed
Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
Howard Stern is fired from WLUP-AM, Chicago
Mother Teresa hospitalized with malaria
England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs Pakistan, then world ODI record
Rocker Sting weds Trudie Styler
After the attempted coup in the Soviet Union, Estonia declares
Norbert Rosza swims world record 100m breast stroke (1:01.29)
Dolphin Dan Marino surpasses Joe Montana as the highest paid NFL player with a 5-year extension for $25 million
Estonia declares it's independence from USSR itself independent
Gene Michael names NY Yankee VP/GM replacing Harding Peterson
George Steinbrenner steps down as NY Yankee owner
Iraq moves Western hostages to military installations (human shields)
NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 HRs (approx 132 at bat)
Aak crashes into pleasure boat The Margin on the Thames, 51 killed
Howard Johnson joins B Bonds & W Mays to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases
Janet B Evans swims female world record 800m freestyle (8:16.22)
Said Aouita runs world record 3000 m (7:29.45)
6.5 earthquake strikes India/Nepal, 1,000s killed
Yordanka Donkova of Bulgaria sets 100m hurdle woman's record (12.21)
Mail carrier Patrick Sherrill, Edmond Ok, shot 14 fellow workers dead
Phils Don Carmen perfect game bid is broken in 9th
1st NL pitcher to strike out 200+ in 1st 2 seasons (Dwight Gooden)
Israel ships 96 TOWs to Iran on behalf of US
Libya throws out 1000s Tunisian/Egyptian gas workers
Met Dwight Gooden strikes out 16 on way to his 13th consecutive win
Hanspeter Beck of South Australia, finishes a 3,875 mile, 51 day trip from Western Australia to Melbourne on a unicycle
Miss National Teen-Ager
Don Lever becomes 1st captain of NJ Devils
US marines land in Beirut Lebanon
Mt Everest climbed by Italian Reinhold Messner, alone
NY Yankee Bob Watson hits Seattle Kingdome speaker, 2nd straight day
Pitts Omar Moreno steals record 70 bases for 3rd consecutive season
Reinhold Messner of Italy is 1st to solo ascent Mt Everest
Cleve Dan Spillner, 545 ERA, is 2 outs from a no-hitter when White Sox rookie Leo Sutherland singles
UN Security Council condemns (14-0, US abstains) Israeli declaration that all of Jersualem is it's capital
India premier Charan Singh resigns
Singer Vikki Carr & Michael Nilsson wed
Gunmen open fire on an Israeli El Al Airline bus in London
Mark Vinchesi of Amherst Mass keeps a frisbee aloft 15.2 seconds
Sandra Post wins LPGA Lady Stroh's Golf Open
Tatyana Providokhina runs female world record 1k (2:30.6)
NASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune
Il-62 crashes south of Damascus, Syria, killing 126
Viking 1 launched to orbit around Mars, soft landing
Brooklyn pitcher Dan Bankhead is 1st black to homer in his 1st at bat
Nelson Rockefeller becomes VP
Nolan Ryan pitch measured at record 161.6 kph (100.4 mph)
Pres Gerald Ford, assumes office after Richard Nixon's resignation
Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Ladies Golf Open
USSR performs underground nuclear test
FBI begins covert investigation of journalist Daniel Schorr
Hurricane Dorothy, kills 42 in Martinique
69 cm rainfall in Nelson Co., Virginia (state record)
650,000 Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia
USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Alvin Dark (52-69) is fired, rehired, & fired again as manager of A's
Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
Beatles pelted with rotten fruit during Memphis concert
Rolling Stones release "Satisfaction" (their 1st #1 US hit)
Eddie Mathews & Hank Aaron (1954-65) pass Babe Ruth-Lou Gehrig hitting 772 HRs while playing together on the same team
LBJ signs anti-poverty measure totaling nearly $1 billion
President Johnson signs Economic Opportunity Act
Rex Sellers bowls 5-1-17-0 v India in only Test Cricket innings
Yankee Phil Linz plays harmonica on bus despite Yogi Berra's orders
USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
Phillies set then dubious record of 23 straight loses, beat Braves
East Germany begins erecting 5' high wall along the border with the west to replace the barbed wire put up Aug 13
Senegal breaks from Mali federation, declaring independence
USSR recovers 2 dogs, 1st living organisms to return from space
Belgium shortens conscription to 12 months
Cubs use 1st baseman Dale Long as their 1st lefty catcher since 1906
Dale Long becomes 1st major league lefty catcher in 52 years
Detroit Tiger Jim Bunning no-hits Boston Red Sox, 3-0
"Simply Heavenly" opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 62 performances
Chic White Sox Bob Keegan no-hits Wash Senators, 6-0
USAAF ballon breaks an altitude record at 102,000' (310,896 m)
White Sox Bob Keegan no-hits Senators 6-0
Republicans convene at Cow Palace
1st airplane to exceed 1800 mph (2897 kph)-HA Hanes, Palmdale Ca
Hundreds killed in anti-French rioting in Morocco & Algeria
General Fazlollah Zahedi arrests premier Mossadeq of Persia
Russia publicly acknowledges hydrogen bomb test detonation
Stalin meets Chou Enlai
78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland
Hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution
15th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Cards 28, All-Stars 0 (101,220)
US expels Soviet Consul General in New York, Jacob Lomakin
Boston Braves hit a million attendance for 1st time
Turner Caldwell in D-558-I sets aircraft speed record, 1131 kph
Dodgers Tommy Brown, 17, is youngest player to hit a HR
Robert Hamilton wins PGA golf tournament
Russian troops occupy Harbin & Mukden
Tommy Brown, Bkln Dodger becomes youngest HR hitter (17)
"Anna Lucasta," opens on Broadway
26th PGA Championship: Bob Hamilton at Manito G & CC Spokane Wash
Gen de Gaulle returns to France
Russian offensive at Jassy & Kisjinev
US & British forces destroy German 7th Army at Falaise-Argentan Gap
Dim-out regulations implemented in SF
Police raid 11th district of Paris, takes 4,000+ Jewish males
1st Polish squadrons fight along in the Battle of Britain
Leon Trotsky, revolutionary, icepicked by Frank Jackson, dies Aug 21
British PM Churchill says of Royal Air Force, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"
1st black bowling league formed (National Bowling Assoc)
Russ offensive under gen Zjoekov against Jap invasion in Mongolia
Lou Gehrig hits record 23rd & last grand slam
Milt coup by General Pons & president Ibarra in Ecuador
Ponsford out for 266 in his final Test Cricket match
45th US Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Eileen Whitingstall (64 61)
Bradman scores 232 in 5th Test Cricket at The Oval
Dumont's 1st TV broadcast for home reception (NYC)
1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed
Uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia
WJR-AM in Detroit MI begins radio transmissions
London harbor strike ends
1st world championship athletics for women, held in Paris
35th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats M Browne (46 64 62)
1st US coml radio, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit began daily broadcasting
Allen Woodring wins Oympic 200 m dash wearing borrowed shoes
Israel publishes it's 1st medical journal "Ha-Refuah"
Preliminary meeting in Akron to form American Pro Football League
Red Sox-Indians game postponed in Boston to allow Indian players to attend Ray Chapman's funeral in Cleveland
Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for a .505 avg)
Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I
Italy declares war on Turkey
White Sox obtain Joe Jackson from Cleve in exchange for Robert Roth, Larry Chappell, Ed Klepfer, & $31,500
Battle of Bounderies: Lorraine, Ardennen, Sambre & Meuse, Mons
Battle at Gumbinnen, East-Prussia: Russian beat Germans
Battle at Morhange: German troops chase French, killing 1000s
Bavarian troops kill 50 inhabitants of Nomeny France
German army captured Brussels as the Belgian army retreated to Antwerp
1st pilot to parachute from an aircraft (Adolphe PÇgoud-France)
Piotr Nesterow 1st flight (Kiev Ukraine)
Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect
Wash Senator Carl Cushion no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0 in 6 innings
US supported opposition brings down Madriz in Nicaragua
Congo Free State becomes Belgian Congo
Fawcett committee visits Mafeking concentration camp in Cape Colony
Great Britain beats France in cricket in Olympic Games
Dial telephone patented
Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Norwood Builder" (BG)
Shechita (ritual slaughtering) prohibited in Switzerland
Longest US men's single tournament match Palmer Presbrey defeats T S Tailer, 19-21, 8-6, 6-1, 6-4, an 80-game 1st-round contest
Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" opens in Moscow
Govt Kappeijne of Coppello resigns
Pres Andrew Johnson formally declares Civil War over
Pres Johnson proclaims an end to "insurrection" in Tx
8th/last day of battle at Deep Bottom Run Va (about 3900 casualties)
Skirmish at Jonesboro MO
Wilberforce University forms in Ohio
Steamer "Atlantic" collided with fishing boat, sinks with 250 aboard
Joseph Haydn returns to Vienna from England
Gen Mad Anthony Wayne defeated the Indians at Fallen Timbers Ohio
Danish navigator Vitus Jonas Bering discovers Alaska
George Washington begins to move his troops south to fight Cornwallis
Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland
Alaska discovered by Danish explorer Vitus Bering
Battle of Lens: French duke d'Enghien defeats Spaniards
Britain & Scotland sign Treaty of Pacification
1st Black slaves brought by Dutch to colony of Jamestown Virginia
Spanish garrison of Sluis surrenders to count Maurice
1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East
English queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: aid to Netherland
Iconoclasm reaches Antwerp Belgium
Turkish Admiral Chaireddin"Barbarossa" occupies Tunis
Crusader King Richard I kills 3,000 muslim prisoners in Akko
Battle at Anchialus: Bulgaria army counter attacks Byzantines
Battle at Yarmuk: Moslems beat Byzantines [or August 15]
Gregory of Tours selected bishop of Tours
Venus-Jupiter in conjunction-Star of Bethlehem(?)