Andy Events in History



2014 Event - Rebekah Brooks has been declared not guilty, and Editor Andy Coulson has been pronounced guilty in the 'News of the World' phone hacking case

2013 Event - At the U.S. Open, defending men's singles champion Andy Murray is beaten in straight sets by Swiss player, Stanislas Wawrinka

2013 Event - At the 2013 Wimbledon Championships, Andy Murray wins the Men's Singles after beating Novak Djokovic in straight sets; he becomes the first British man to win since Fred Perry's Wimbleton 1936 win

2013 Event - Serbian tennis pro Novak Djokovic achieves a four-set victory over opponent Andy Murray, winning the men's singles at the 2013 Australian Open

2012 Event - At the 2012 U.S. Open, Andy Murray of the U.K. wins the Men's Singles, defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic; Murray becomes the first British player to win a Grand Slam singles title since Fred Perry 76 years ago

2012 Event - Britain tennis pro Andy Murray wins the16th gold medal for Britain during the 2012 Summer Olympics after defeating Roger Federer in the men's singles final

2012 Event - At the 2012 Wimbledon Championships, tennis pro Roger Federer beats Andy Murray three sets to one at the Men's Singles final

2011 Event - A large, rare, Andy Warhol self-portrait in red and white sells for $10.79 million pounds at Christie's auction house in London, England

2004 Event - Wimbledon Men's Finals, Roger Federer beat Andy Roddick

2003 Event - Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Findals, Martina Navratilova and Leander Paes beat Andy Ram and Anastassia Rodionova,

2000 Death - Jester Hairston, actor/composer, Amos 'n' Andy, dies at 98

1997 Event - Britain's Andy Green sets jet-powered car record (763.035 mph)

1997 Event - Andy Green's Jet-powered car reaches record 749.69 MPH

1997 Event - Britain's Andy Green sets jet-powered car record (714 mph)

1995 Event - Andy and Grant Flower make 269 stand vs Pak, brotherly record

1994 Event - Andy Waller out handled the ball for Mashonaland CD vs. Mash U24

1994 Birthday - Nicholas Joseph Mills, son of Chris Evert and Andy Mills

1994 Event - 500th commentary by Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes

1992 Death - Andy Russell, drummer/vocalist (Your Hit Parade), dies of stroke at 72

1992 Event - Andy Flower scores 115* on ODI debut, Zimbabwe vs. Sri Lanka

1991 Death - Andy Milligan, cinematographer/director (Sweeney Todd), dies at 62

1991 Event - Andy Williams weds Debbie Hass

1990 Event - After pitching a no-hitter lose, New York Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game and loses 2-0

1990 Event - Despite Andy Hawkins no-hitting White Sox, Yankees lose 4-0

1990 Event - New York Yankee Andy Hawkins throws no-hitter in Comiskey Park, losing 4-0

1990 Event - "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine

1988 Event - Tennis star Chris Everett weds skier Andy Mills

1988 Event - Andy Hampton is 1st American to win Round of Italy

1988 Death - Andy Gibb, singer, dies of heart infection at 30

1987 Event - Andy Van Slyke home runs off R. McDowell in both ends of double header

1987 Death - Andy Warhol, pop artist, dies of a heart attack at 58

1987 Birthday - Andrew Lawrence, Philadelphia, actor, Andy Roman-Brotherly Love

1986 Event - 1st-class cricket debut of Andy Flower, ZCU Presidents XI vs. Young WI

1986 Death - Alvin Childress, actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 78

1985 Event - 85th U.S. Golf Open: Andy North shoots a 279 at Oakland Hills CC Michigan

1984 Death - Andy Kaufman, comedian (Latka-Taxi), dies of cancer at 35

1984 Event - Andy Kaufman and Fred Blassie's "My Breakfast With Blassie" premieres

1982 Death - Freeman "Amos" Gosden, U.S. radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 83

1982 Birthday - Andy Roddick, born in Omaha, Nebraska, professional tennis player, ranked number one in the World for singles in November 2003

1982 Event - Andy Taylor of rock group Duran Duran weds Tracie Wilson

1980 Death - Lillian Randolph, actress (Roots, Amos n Andy), dies at 65

1978 Event - 78th U.S. Golf Open: Andy North shoots a 285 at Cherry Hill CC in Denver

1977 Event - Yankees purchase Andy Messersmith from Braves

1977 Death - Andy Devine, Jeremiah Schwartz, actor (Andy's Gang), dies at 71

1977 Death - Burt Mustin, actor (All in the Family, Andy Griffith Show), dies at 92

1976 Event - Judge Oliver upholds Seitz's decision on Andy Messersmith free agency

1976 Birthday - Andy Milonakis, born in Katonah, New York, actor, comedian, uses comedy to deflect from his congenital growth-hormone condition, giving him the voice, appearance of an adolescent boy, appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live television show

1975 Event - Peter Seitz makes Andy Messersmith and Dave McNally free agents

1975 Event - Players' Association, files a suit on behalf of Dodgers Andy Messersmith

1974 Event - "Rock Me Gently" by Andy Kim peaks at #1

1974 Death - Janos Prohaska, actor (Andy Williams Show), dies at 52

1971 Birthday - Andy Sheets, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, infielder for the Seattle Mariners

1971 Birthday - Andy Fox, Sacramento California, infielder, New York Yankees

1970 Birthday - Grant Flower, cricketer, bro of Andy Zimbabwe Test opening batsman

1970 Birthday - Andy Bichel, cricketer, Australian pace bowler vs. WI 1997

1970 Birthday - Andy Antoine, CFL receiver, Montreal Alouettes

1970 Birthday - Andy McCollum, NFL center/guard for the New Orleans Saints

1969 Birthday - Scott DeFreitas, Newton Massachusetts, actor, Andy Dixon-As the World Turns

1969 Birthday - Andy Harmon, NFL defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles

1968 Birthday - Andy Caddick, English cricket pace bowler, New Zealand 1993

1968 Birthday - Donovan Leitch, Jr., actor/musician, I Shot Andy Warhol

1968 Event - Paul McCartney and Jane Asher attend an Andy Williams concert

1968 Birthday - Andy Kelly, WLAF quarterback for the Rhein Fire

1968 Birthday - Andy Flower, cricketer, Zimbabwe keeper and victorious Test captain

1967 Death - Amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65

1967 Birthday - Andy Benes, born in Evansville, Indiana, pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals

1967 Birthday - Andy Ashby, born in Kansas City, Missouri, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1967 Death - Andy Clyde, Hopalong Cassidy's sidekick, dies at 75

1967 Birthday - Andy Heck, NFL tackle, Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears

1966 Birthday - Andy Tomberlin, Monroe, North Carolina, outfielder for the New York Mets

1966 Birthday - Andy Richter, Yorkville, Illinois, writer/sidekick, Conan O'Brien

1965 Birthday - Andy Dick, Charleston, South Carolina, actor, Matthew-Newsradio

1965 Death - Johnny Lee, actor (Calhoun-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 67

1965 Birthday - Andy Beal, Germany, Canadian Tour golfer, 1989 West of England Pro

1964 Birthday - Andy Gabel, born in Chicago, Illinois, short track skater 1994 Olympics

1964 Birthday - Andy Stankiewicz, born in Inglewood, California, infielder, New York Yankees, Montreal Expos

1964 Birthday - Andy Bell, rocker, Erasure-Oh L'Amour

1963 Event - 6 year old Donny Osmond singing debut on Andy Williams Show

1963 Birthday - Andy Cousin, rocker, All About Eve-All About Scarlet and Other Stories

1962 Event - Osmond brothers debut on Andy Williams Show

1962 Event - Beatles cut "Love Me Do" and "PS I Love You" with Andy White on drums

1962 Birthday - Andy Green, UK, 1st to break sound barrier on land

1962 Birthday - Andy Hampsten, born in Columbus, Ohio, cyclist 1996 Olympics

1961 Birthday - Andy Lau, born in Hong Kong, China, singer, film actor, producer, Cantopop genre, appeared in over 100 films, 300 TVB television mini-series

1961 Birthday - Andy Connel, rocker, Swingout Sister-Swingout

1961 Death - Jack Kane, orchestra leader (Steve and Eydie, Andy Williams Show), dies at 37

1961 Birthday - Andy Taylor, England, rock guitarist, Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf

1960 Birthday - Andy Van Slyke, born in Utica, New York, professional baseball player, outfielder, played for the St. Louis Cardinals, coached first base for the Detroit Tigers

1960 Event - "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio

1960 Birthday - Andy Moog, NHL goalie, Oilers, Bruins, Olympics-Canada-1988

1959 Birthday - Andy McNab, British Novelist

1959 Birthday - Andy Waller, cricketer, big-hitting Zimbabwe batsman-1992 World Cup

1959 Birthday - Andy McClusky, rocker, Orchestal Manoeveres in the Dark-Electricity

1958 Death - Tim Moore, actor (Kingfish-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 70

1958 Event - "Andy Williams Show" premieres on ABC (later on CBS and NBC)

1958 Birthday - Gary George Hallberg, Berwyn, Illinois, PGA golfer, 1983 Andy Williams

1958 Birthday - Andy Gibb, born in Manchester England, singer and TV host, Solid Gold

1957 Event - Comic strip "Andy Capp" made its debut

1956 Birthday - Andy Pycroft, cricketer, Zimbabwe Test batsman

1956 Birthday - Andy Garcia, Cuba, actor, Stand and Deliver, 8 Million Ways to Die

1956 Birthday - Andy Cox, rock guitarist, Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy

1955 Birthday - Andy Gray, born in Glasgow, Scotland, professional soccer player, striker, pundit for ESPN, Sky Sports

1955 Event - "No Time for Sergeants" opens on Broadway, starring Andy Griffith

1953 Birthday - Jay Dean Haas, born in St. Louis, Missouri, PGA golfer, 1978 Andy Williams-San Diego

1953 Birthday - Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken, English pop drummer, The Pogues

1953 Birthday - Andy Partridge, English rock vocalist and guitarist, XTC-Oranges and Lemons

1953 Event - "Amos 'n Andy," TV Comedy, also radio from '29; last aired on CBS

1953 Birthday - Andy Hertzfeld, American Inventor

1953 Birthday - Andy Bean, born in Lafayette, Georgia, PGA golfer, Western 1978, Kemper 1978

1953 Birthday - Andy Mill, skier/husband of Chris Everet

1952 Birthday - Andy Fraser, born in Paddington, West London, pianist, guitarist, songwriter, played bass for Free, composed "All Right Now", wrote hits for Robert Palmer, Rod Stewart, Joe Cocker

1952 Birthday - Andy Shernoff, born in Bronx, New York, pen name Adny Shernoff, rocker, musician, singer, songwriter, founding member of The Dictators, punk band, bassist with The Fleshtones 1989 - 1990

1951 Birthday - Andy Fletcher, rocker, Depeche Mode-Just Can't Get Enough

1951 Event - "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV

1951 Birthday - Andy Roberts, cricketer, brilliant WI quickie with 202 wickets 74-84

1951 Birthday - Andy Hummell, born in Memphis, Tennessee, rock bassist, Big Star

1950 Birthday - Andy Powell, born in Stepney, London, guitarist, singer, songwriter, rock, progressive rock, art rock genres, founding member, Wishbone Ash

1949 Birthday - Andy Kaufman, born in New York City, comedian/actor, Latka Gravas-Taxi

1948 Birthday - Perry King, Alliance, Ohio, actor, Andy Warhol's "Bad"

1948 Event - Andy Ganteaume scores 112 for West Indies in only Test Cricket innings

1947 Birthday - Andy Irvine, rugby player

1947 Birthday - Andy Roxburgh, soccer manager, Scotland

1947 Birthday - Andy Roberts, cricketer, New Zealand batsman 1976

1946 Birthday - Andy MacKay, born in London, rock sax/oboe, Roxy Music-Dance Away

1946 Birthday - Andy Brown, rock drummer, Fortunes Birmingham

1943 Birthday - Andy Roxburgh, manager soccer team, Scotland

1943 Birthday - Andy Etchebarren, baseball catcher for the Baltimore Orioles

1943 Birthday - Charles Haid, born in San Francisco, California, actor, Andy Renko-Hill St. Blues, Altered States

1942 Birthday - Andy Summers, born in Blackpool, England, rock guitarist, Police-Roxanne

1942 Birthday - Claudine Longet, France, former Mrs. Andy Williams/singer

1936 Birthday - Mort Shuman, born in Brooklyn, New York, singer, songwriter, pianist, co-wrote 'Viva Las Vegas', ' Turn Me Loose', compositions recorded by Dion, Andy Williams, Bobby Darin, Elvis Presley

1936 Birthday - Andy Grove, Hungarian Businessman

1935 Death - Andy Adams, U.S. writer (Cattle fire), dies at 76

1933 Birthday - Monique van Vooren, born in Belgium, actress, Andy Warhol's Frankenstein

1932 Birthday - Andy Bathgate, Canada, New York Ranger, 1958 NHL MVP

1931 Birthday - Carroll Baker, Penn, actress, Andy Warhol's Bad, Babydoll, Harlow

1930 Birthday - Andy Williams, Wall Lake Iowa, singer, Moon River, Andy Williams Show

1930 Birthday - Andy Ireland, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Representative-R-Florida 1981 - 1993

1928 Event - "Amos and Andy" debuts on radio (NBC Blue Network-WMAQ Chicago)

1928 Event - "Bunion Run" race from Los Angeles to New York City begins; It is won by Andy Payne

1927 Birthday - Andy Warhol, born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, artist/producer, Frankenstein, Bad

1926 Birthday - Dick Williams, born in Wall Lake, Iowa, choral director, Andy Williams Show

1926 Birthday - Andy Griffith, Mount Airy, North Carolina, actor, Andy Griffith Show, Matlock

1925 Birthday - Andy Robustelli, NFL defensive end, Los Angeles Rams, New York Giants

1924 Birthday - Allyn Ferguson, born in San Jose, California, orchestra leader, Andy Williams Show

1924 Birthday - Colin Romoff, New York City, orchestra leader, Andy Williams Show

1921 Birthday - Andy Ganteaume, cricketer, WI batsman, 112 in only Test innings 1948

1919 Birthday - Andy Russell, born in Los Angeles, California, singer, Andy and Della Russell Show

1919 Birthday - Andy Rooney, born in Albany, New York, CBS news correspondent, 60 Minutes

1917 Birthday - Reg Smyth, English cartoonist, Andy Capp

1915 Birthday - Alvy West, born in Brooklyn, New York, orchestra leader, Andy Williams Show

1914 Event - 39th Preakness: Andy Schuttinger aboard Holiday wins in 1:53.8

1907 Event - 33rd Kentucky Derby: Andy Minder aboard Pink Star wins in 2:12.6

1905 Birthday - Andy Devine, Jeremiah Schwartz, Flagstaff, Arizona, actor, Andy's Gang

1899 Death - Andrew "Andy" Wauchope, British general-major, dies in battle

1899 Birthday - Freeman Gosden, Richmond, Virginia, radio actor, Amos-Amos 'n' Andy

1898 Birthday - Johnny Lee, Missouri, actor, Calhoun-Amos 'n' Andy

1898 Birthday - Andy Kirk, jazz musician

1893 Birthday - Spencer Williams, born in Vidalia, Louisiana, actor, Andy-Amos 'n' Andy

1893 Event - Andy Bowen and Jack Burke box 7 hours 19 minutes to no decision (111 rounds)

1892 Birthday - Andy Clyde, born in Scotland, actor, George-Real McCoys, Cully-Lassie

1890 Birthday - Charles [Andy] Correll, Peoria, Illinois, actor, Calvin and Colonel

1884 Birthday - Burt Mustin, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actor, All in the Family, Andy Griffith Show

1859 Birthday - Andy Adams, U.S. writer, Log of a Cowboy













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