Patricia M. Derian, human rights activist (born 1929) Brandon Grove, U.S. Ambassador to East Germany and Zaire (1984–1987) (born 1929) Albert M. Sackett, Navy rear admiral (born 1920) Wheelock Whitney Jr., sports executive (born 1926) May 21 Homeboykris, racehorse (born 2007) Nick Menza, German-born drummer (born 1964) May 22
Patricia Molly Owens (January 17, 1925 – August 31, 2000) was a Canadian-born American actress, working in Hollywood. She appeared in about 40 films and 10 TV episodes in a career lasting from 1943 to 1968.
1779 – Oliver Ames, youngest son of John Ames, was born in West Bridgewater on April 13. 1803 – Oliver Ames came to Easton, and on August 1, bought for $1600 a forge, nail-making shop, dwelling house, and several pieces of land near the Shovel Shop Dam on Pond Street. This dam and the shops had been built in 1792-3.
Loftus Hall. by Edward Dullard Photography. Kilkenny, Ireland. 29 182. County Wexford, Ireland. Loftus Hall is a large mansion house on the Hook peninsula, County Wexford, Ireland that is said to have been haunted both by the devil and by the ghost of a young woman. The Redmond family built the original building in about 1350 during the time of ...
Jul 01, 2010 · Michael Collins was born in Rome, Italy, on October 31, 1930. Married to the former Patricia M. Finnegan of Boston, Massachusetts. Three grown children (two daughters, one son). His hobbies include fishing and handball. Collins remained in the Apollo 11 space capsule as Amstrong and Aldrin desended to the moon's surface.
Afro-German actress Toxi (1946) starred as a child in a successful drama about racism. As a young adult, she appeared under her real name Elfi Fiegert in a few more films and on TV. German postcard by Rüdel-Verlag, Hamburg-Bergedorf, no. 378. Photo: Lilo / FONO / Allianz-Film. Brown Babies. Toxi was born as Elfi (or Elfie) in 1946.
General Manuel Bonilla, elected on November 3, was sworn in as President of Honduras.After only four years of existence, the city of Strathcona, Alberta, was incorporated into Edmonton, which had been incorporated in 1904. The merger had been approved by a 518–178 margin of Strathc...The Stamford Brook station opened to serve District Railway and London and South Western Railway trains, eventually becoming part of the London Underground.A two-seat biplane prototype was test flown by aviator Geoffrey de Havilland at the Royal Aircraft Factory, Farnborough Airport, Hampshire, England.Royal Navy submarine HMS A-3, with 14 men aboard, sank off of the Isle of Wight after being rammed by the depot ship Hazard.A general strike in Brisbane involving tramway workers turned violent when police officers and special constables attacked a crowd of 15,000 demonstrators assembling in the city's Market Square in...The Union Party retained their majority in general elections held on the Faroe Islands.U.S. Senator Robert M. La Follette had been the foremost challenger against incumbent U.S. President William Howard Taft for the Republican Party nomination, until he went ahead with a speech to th...The French government decreed that the indigenes of Algeria, male residents of Arab descent, were to be drafted for three years service into the French Army. The move was opposed by French Algerian...The rules of American football were revised by the National Collegiate Athletic Association following two days of deliberations. Among the alterations were that the length of the field was shortene...Born:King George and Queen Mary arrived back in the United Kingdom at Spithead, England after an absence of almost three months. The royal family had departed on November 10 to travel to British India.U.S. President William Howard Taft ordered an increase of the number of American troops guarding the nation's border with Mexico.An ice bridge over Niagara Falls broke and carried an Ohio teenager and a Canadian husband and wife to their deaths over the falls, as thousands of spectators watched in horror. The 1,000-foot-wide...Parisian tailor and inventor Franz Reichelt plunged to his death after jumping from the Eiffel Tower to test a wearable parachute.The first threat to the Mormon colonies in Mexico, that had been founded by Americans more than 25 years earlier, when the residents of Colonia Juárezrefused a demand by a force of Mexican rebels f...The British Arbitration League, a peace society, issued an appeal against air warfare, with signatories including renowned British authors Arthur Conan Doyle and Thomas Hardy, and American painter...The first exhibition of Futurist painting was held, opening in Paris.Portuguese army reinforcements began arriving in Dili, East Timor to help put down a revoltin the interior.The colonial administration of German Samoa abolished the chieftain position of Ali'i Sili (paramount chief) following the death of Mata'afa Iosefo. Samoans Tanumafili I and Tamasese Meaole I were...The city of Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, was created and incorporated as a township.Born: Eva Braun, German photographer, companion and wife of Adolf Hitler, in Munich (d. 1945, by suicide); Christopher Hill, English historian, leading expert on early modern Britain, in York (d. 2...One day after announcing that federal appellate judge William Cather Hook would be his nominee to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court that had been caused by the death of John Marshall Harla...The U.S. Marines landed at Puerto Cortés in the Honduras.The Usambara Railway officially opened for operation in German East Africa (now Tanzania).A rail line of 4 miles 7 chains (6.6 kilometres) in length opened between Jammerdrif to Wepener, South Africa.Robert G. Fowler landed his airplane in Jacksonville, Florida, after starting from Los Angeles on October 19, becoming the first pilot to fly across the United States from west to east (California...Emmanouel Argyoropoulos became the first Greek pilot, taking a Nieuport airplane aloft at Athens. On his second flight of the day, he was accompanied by Greek Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelosas...Australia inaugurated its first wireless telegraphic station, at Melbourne, as part of a plan to establish a network of 19 stations nationwide.Japan began shipment of 6,040 cherry blossom seedlings to the United States. The shipment arrived in Washington, D.C., the following month.A eight-year old Tunisian Arab child was struck and killed by a tram operating by an Italian operator in Tunis. Witnesses to the tragic accident reported the operator being drunk while operating th...Born: Thomas Hinman Moorer, American naval officer, Chief of Naval Operations during the Vietnam War, in Mount Willing, Alabama (d. 2004); Futabayama Sadaji, Japanese sumo wrestler, 35th yokozuna,...Died: Hyacinthe Loyson, 84, French clergy, excommunicated by the Catholic Church after questioning the doctrine of papal infallibility (b. 1827)The French Senate ratified the Moroccoagreement.The Sáenz Peña Law (named after President Roque Sáenz Peña) was put into effect, allowing universal suffrage for all male citizens in Argentina. Women's suffragewould not be achieved in the country...Archibald Peake of the Liberal Union Party defeated incumbent John Verran of the United Labor Party in the state election for South Australia.Seven state governors sent former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelta letter urging him to declare that he would accept the Republican nomination for the presidency. 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