|What Events in History|
2013 Event - Anti-apartheid leader and former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, age 94 is hospitalized for, what sources say, was a routine checkup
2012 Event - For the first time, Curiosity, the Mars rover, discovers what could be determined as direct evidence of a fast-moving stream bed, a prior watersource, on Mars
2012 Event - German poet, Gunter Grass, awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature, is declared a persona non grata by the Internal Affairs Minister of Israel, over his poem, 'What Must Be Said.'
2011 Event - Crewmembers of the Endeavour space shuttle Mike Fincke and Greg Chamitoff take what is potentially the last spacewalk ever conducted by a space shuttle crew
2004 Death - Art James, game show host/announcer, ", The Who, What, Where Game, ", dies at 74
2001 Death - Arlene Francis, actress, What's My Line?, dies at 93
1999 Death - Shirley Hemphill, actress, What's Happening!, dies at 52
1999 Death - Mabel King, actress, What's Happening!, dies at 66
1998 Death - Cary Middlecoff, professional golfer with what is currently known as the PGA Tour in the 1940s, University of Mississippi's first golf All-American 1939, dies in Memphis, Tennessee at age 77
1997 Death - Wally Bruner, journalist (ABC, What's My Line), dies at 66
1996 Death - Roger Bowen, actor (M*A*S*H, Main Event, What about Bob), dies at 62
1994 Event - "What's Wrong With this Pic?" closes at Circle in Sq New York City after 12 perf
1994 Event - "What's Wrong With this Picture?" opens at Circle in Sq New York City for 12 per
1993 Death - Wensley Pithey, actor (Oh What a Lovely War), dies at 79
1993 Event - "What's Love Got to Do with It", premieres
1993 Death - Marv Johnson, U.S. soul singer (You Got What it Takes), dies at 54
1993 Death - Marian Anderson, U.S. contralto (My Lord, What a Morning), dies at 96
1992 Event - Stefan Edberg beats Michael Chang in what is believed to be the longest match in U.S. Open history (5hr 26min)
1991 Death - Ronnie Brody, British actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse), dies at 72
1986 Event - AIDS charity record "That's What Friends are For," hits #1
1984 Event - "(What) In Name Of Love" by Naked Eyes peaks at #39
1984 Death - Esther Phillips, U.S. singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48
1982 Event - "I Know What Boys Like," by The Waitresses hits #62
1981 Death - Carleton Coon, anthropology professor (What in the World), dies at 76
1981 Event - Barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be
1980 Death - Tex Avery, cartoon director (What's up, doc?), dies at 72
1980 Event - 22nd Grammy Awards: What a Fool Believe, Streisand-Diamond duet
1979 Event - "What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'" by Stephanie Mills peaks at #22
1978 Birthday - Charlie Korsmo, actor, Dick Tracy, What About Bob
1977 Death - Louis Untermeyer, poet/critic/TV panelist (What's My Line), dies at 92
1976 Birthday - Freddie Prinze, Jr., actor, I Know What You Did Last Summer
1975 Death - Max Lamberty, Flemish sociologist (What is Culture?), dies at 81
1975 Death - Larry Blyden, actor (Joe and Mabel, What's My Line), dies at 49
1975 Event - Wings release "Listen to What the Man Said" in UK
1974 Event - "Daddy What If" by Bobby Bare peaks at #41
1971 Birthday - Snoop Doggy Dogg, born in Long Beach, California, rap singer, Grammy-Award nominee, hit songs, 'Gin and Juice', 'What's My Name'
1971 Death - Bennett Cerf, (Random House)/panelist (What's My Line), dies at 73
1971 Death - Dick Kollmar, actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60
1969 Birthday - David Hollander, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Lewis and Clark, What's Happenings?
1969 Event - Joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw," premieres in London
1968 Event - "What Makes Sammy Run?" closes at 84th St. Theater New York City after 540 performances
1967 Event - Final episode of "What's My Line?," hosted by John Charles Daly
1967 Event - Last broadcast of "What's My Line" on CBS TV
1966 Birthday - Ronna Reeves, born in Big Spring, Texas, female country music singer, albums titled, 'Only the Heart', 'The More I Learn', 'What Comes Naturally'
1965 Death - Dorothy Kilgallen, columnist (What's My Line?), dies at 52
1965 Birthday - Glen Goldsmith, rocker, What You See is What You Get
1965 Event - "What Makes Sammy Run?" closes at 84th St. Theater New York City after 540 performances
1965 Event - "Oh What a Lovely War" closes at Broadhurst New York City after 125 performances
1964 Event - "Oh What a Lovely War" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 125 performances
1964 Event - "What Makes Sammy Run?" opens at 84th St. Theater New York City for 540 performances
1963 Event - Kingston Trio are mystery guest on "What's My Line?"
1963 Event - Tony Sheridan and Beat Brothers record "What'd I Say" and "Ruby Baby"
1961 Event - Francis the Talking Mule is mystery guest on "What's My Line"
1960 Birthday - Amy Grant, vocalist, That's What Love Is, Baby Baby
1958 Event - What might be called greatest NFL game, Colts beat Giants 23-17
1958 Birthday - Angela Bassett, born in New York City, actress, What's Love Got to Do With It
1956 Birthday - Lynda Barry, born in Richland Center, Wisconsin, cartoonist, author, known for comic strip, 'Ernie Pook's Comeek', wrote 'The Good Times are Killing Me', 'What It Is'
1955 Birthday - Cary Middlecoff, born in Halls, Tennessee, professional golfer with what is currently known as the PGA Tour in the 1940s, University of Mississippi's first golf All-American 1939
1955 Birthday - Randy Jackson, New Orleans, guitarist, Zebra-Tell Me What You Want
1954 Birthday - Nancy Wilson, rock guitarist, Heart-Never, What about Love
1953 Birthday - Samantha Sang, born in Melbourne, Australia, singer, pop genre, hit song at age 15 titled, 'You Made Me What I Am'
1953 Birthday - Michael Bolton, Connecticut, rock vocalist, That's What Love Is All About
1950 Birthday - Bill Murray, born in Evanston, Illinois, comedian, SNL, What About Bob, Stripes
1950 Birthday - Peggy Noonan, author, What I Saw at the Revolution
1950 Event - Longest-running prime-time game show, "What's My Line" begins on CBS
1950 Event - 1st broadcast of "What's My Line," on CBS-TV
1948 Birthday - Michael Peters, choreographer, What's Love Got to Do with It
1947 Birthday - Tom Sullivan, born in Boston, Massachusetts, blind actor, If You Could See What I Hear
1946 Birthday - Sydne Rome, born in Akron, Ohio, actress, What?, Candy
1945 Birthday - Lee Michaels, born in Los Angeles, California, guitarist, organist, pianist, known for Top 10 hit 'Do You Know What I Mean'
1944 Birthday - Mick Jones, rock guitarist, Foreigner-Want to Know What Love is
1944 Birthday - Jackie DeShannon, Hazel Kentucky, singer, What the World Needs Now
1944 Birthday - Jackie Lomax, Liverpool, rocker, Is This What You Want
1943 Birthday - Neale Donald Walsch, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, author, wrote series of books titled, 'Conversations With God', which include, 'What God Wants', 'Happier than God', 'Friendship with God', ' Communion with God'
1941 Birthday - Homer Banks, U.S. singer and songwriter, Be What You Are
1941 Birthday - Lonnie Mack, born in Aurora, Indiana, rocker, Baby What's Wrong
1941 Birthday - Barrett Strong, Detroit, vocalist, Money, That's What I Want
1940 Birthday - Tony Bill, SD Cal, actor, What Really Happened to the Class of '65
1940 Birthday - Adam Faith, born in England, singer, Poor Me, What Do You Want?
1940 Birthday - Tom Jones, born in Pontypridd, Wales, singer, What's New Pussycat
1939 Birthday - Billy Henderson, rocker, Spinners-That's What Girls Are Made For
1939 Birthday - Jimmy Ruffin, vocalist, What Becomes of Broken Hearted
1938 Event - Clifford Goldsmith' "What a Life," premieres in New York City
1937 Birthday - Emile Ford, born in Saint Lucia, West Indies, rocker, singer, guitarist, produced UK chart-topper 'What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For?,' recorded for Pye Records
1936 Birthday - Marvin Junior, singer, Dells-Oh What a Night
1935 Birthday - Folke Rabe, born in Stockholm, Sweden, composer, electronic drone pieces, works include 'What??'
1933 Birthday - Joe Tex, singer and songwriter, Hold What You've Got
1933 Birthday - Roger Bowen, actor, M*A*S*H, Main Event, What about Bob, Petulia
1929 Birthday - Don Larsen, pitcher, New York Yankees, on what must have been a perfect day
1928 Birthday - Tom Aldredge, born in Dayton, Ohio, actor in What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers
1924 Event - L Stallings and M Anderson's "What Price Glory?," premieres in New York City
1924 Birthday - Dinah Washington, Chicago, singer, What a Difference a Day Makes
1924 Birthday - Johanna M van de Berg, actress, What See I?
1918 Birthday - Ronnie Brody, England, actor, Superman 3, What's Up Nurse, Ritz
1914 Birthday - John Daly, South Africa, newscaster/TV game show host, What's My Line
1913 Birthday - Dorothy Kilgallen, born in Chicago, Illinois, columnist, What's My Line?
1912 Birthday - Willard Parker, New York City, actor, Kiss Me Kate, What A Woman
1910 Birthday - Dick Kollmar, Rigewood, New Jersey, actor, Broadway Spotlight, Guess What
1908 Event - James Barries "What Every Woman Knows," premieres in London
1908 Birthday - Tex Avery, cartoon director, What's up, Doc?
1907 Birthday - Arlene Francis, Boston, radio/TV host, What's My Line?
1907 Birthday - Froelich Rainey, born in Wisconsin, quiz moderator, What in the World
1905 Birthday - Dolores Del Rio, born in Durango, Mexico, actress, What Price Glory?
1904 Birthday - Carleton Coon, prof of anthropology, What in the World
1899 Birthday - Phyllis Haver, Douglas, Kansas, silent screen actress, What Price Glory
1898 Birthday - Bennett Cerf, publisher, Random House, panelist, What's My Line
1888 Birthday - Richard Courant, German/U.S. mathematician, What is mathematics?
1884 Event - Police seize all copies of Tolstoy's "What I Believe In"
1881 Birthday - Leon Errol, Australian actor, Ziegfeld Follies, What a Blonde!
1881 Birthday - Lois Weber, 1st U.S. woman film director, What Do Men Want?
1879 Event - National Association of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter
1872 Death - Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man what he eats), dies at 68
1844 Event - Samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg)
1804 Birthday - Ludwig A. Feuerbach, German philosopher, Man is what he eats
1682 Event - William Penn lands at what is now Chester, Pennsylvania
1674 Event - Father Marquette builds 1st dwelling in what is now Chicago
1628 Event - 1st deportation from what is now U.S., Thomas Morton from Mass
1613 Event - Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees
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