Except Events in History

1982 Event - 10 Arabian oryx, extinct except in zoos, released in Oman

1971 Event - Peruvian Airlines Electra crashes at headwaters of Amazon, killing all except Juliane Margaret Koepcke found 10 days later

1968 Event - Spain closes border to Gibraltar except to Spaniards

1962 Event - President Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food and drugs

1959 Birthday - Sam Raimi, actor, Indian Summer, Thou Shalt Not Kill Except

1939 Event - Grimmett and Ward rip through Qld except Bill Brown (156)

1923 Event - Harry Heilmann goes 2-for-2, sit out rest of season, except for a pinch single on final day, hitting .403

1923 Event - New Egyptian law allows suffrage for men, except soldiers

1919 Event - Red Sox owner Harry Frazee announces they will deal any player except Harry Hooper, Hooper is sent to the White Sox after 1920 season

1906 Event - Finnish Senate accepts universal suffrage, except for poor

1901 Event - NL Rules Committee decrees that all fouls are to count as strikes except after two strikes

1872 Event - Amnesty Act restores civil rights to Southerners (except for 500)

1861 Event - Louisiana delegation except Mr. Bouligny withdraws from Congress

1847 Event - Michigan becomes 1st English-speaking jurisdiction to abolish the death penalty (except for treason against the state)

1700 Event - Protestant West-Europe (except England) begin using Gregorian calendar

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