Fisher Events in History



2010 Death - Eddie Fisher, American singer, dies in Berkeley, California

2002 Death - Denys Fisher, inventor, created the Spirograph, dies at 84

2000 Death - Gail Fisher, actress, Mannix, dies at 65

1996 Death - Nigel Thomas Loveridge Fisher, politician, dies at 83

1996 Death - Sylvia Fisher, opera Singer, dies at 86

1996 Death - Humphrey Fisher, TV Producer, dies at 72

1995 Death - June Rosemary Fisher, teacher/trade unionist, dies at 66

1995 Death - Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer, dies at 67

1995 Death - Edmund Boyd Fisher, publisher, dies at 56

1994 Event - Amy Fisher's lover Joey Buttafuoco is released from jail

1994 Death - Avery Fisher, U.S. audio manufacturer (1st hi-fi), dies at 87

1993 Event - Mattel and Fisher Price toys merge

1992 Event - Amy Fisher sentenced 5-15 years for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco

1992 Event - Bobby Fisher beats Boris Spassky to with Chess title in Belgrade

1992 Death - M F K Fisher, cook book author, dies of Parkinson Disease at 83

1992 Death - M. F. K. Fisher, American Writer

1992 Event - Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco in Massapequa LI

1989 Event - Singer Natalie Cole marries record producer Andre Fisher

1989 Event - "Les Miserables," opens at Fisher Theatre, Detroit

1984 Event - Yankees trade catcher Rick Cerone to Braves for pitcher Brian Fisher

1984 Event - Anna Fisher becomes 1st "mom" to go into orbit

1983 Event - Paul Simon weds Carrie Fisher

1979 Birthday - Natasha Fisher, Miss Nebraska Teen USA 1997

1976 Birthday - Isla Fisher, Australian Actress

1975 Birthday - Mike Fisher, Naperville, Illinois, soccer midfielder, 1996 Olympics gold

1974 Birthday - Regina Fisher, Miss West Virginia USA 1996

1974 Birthday - Amy Fisher, born in Long Island, New York, shot Mary Jo Buttafucco

1974 Birthday - Derek Fisher, NBA guard, Los Angeles Lakers

1972 Death - Geoffrey Fisher, Clergyman

1968 Death - Vardis A. Fisher, U.S. writer, Darkness and Deep, dies at 73

1968 Death - Vardis A Fisher, U.S. writer (Passion Spin the Plot), dies at 73

1967 Birthday - Salli Richardson, born in Chicago, Illinois, television, film, actress, 'Posse', 'A Low Down Dirty Shame', and 'Antwone Fisher', appeared in 2007 film, 'I Am Legend'

1967 Birthday - Joely Fisher, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Paige-Ellen

1964 Event - Liz Taylor's 4th divorce (Eddie Fisher)

1963 Birthday - Fisher Stevens, Chicago, actor, My Science Project, Short Circuit

1963 Birthday - Scott Fisher, born in San Jose, California, Australian basketball forward 1996 Olympics

1962 Event - NY's Philharmonic Hall (since renamed Avery Fisher Hall) opens as 1st unit of Lincoln Center for Performing Arts

1962 Death - Ronald Fisher, English Mathematician

1961 Event - Roger Maris hits home run number 60 off Jack Fisher, tying Babe Ruth's record

1961 Event - Oriole Jack Fisher walks 12 LA Angels in a 9 inning game

1960 Event - Ted Williams last at bat is his 521st home run off Jack Fisher

1959 Event - Liz Taylor's 4th marriage (Eddie Fisher)

1956 Birthday - Rob Fisher, Bath England, rock keyboardist, Naked Eyes

1956 Birthday - Carrie Fisher, born in Beverly Hills, California, actress, Princess Lelia-Star Wars

1952 Birthday - Michael Jeter, born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, actor, Fisher King

1950 Birthday - Morgan Fisher, rock keyboardist, British Lions

1949 Birthday - Anna Lee Fisher, St. Albans, New York, MD/astronaut, STS-51-A

1947 Death - Irving Fisher, U.S. economist, dies at 80

1946 Birthday - Matthew Fisher, born in England, keyboardist, Procol Harum-Conquistador

1946 Birthday - William Frederick Fisher, Dallas Texas, MD/astronaut, STS-51-I

1946 Birthday - Matthew Fisher, born in London, rock keyboardist, Procol Harum

1943 Birthday - Richard Goode, Bronx, concert pianist, 1980 Avery Fisher Award

1940 Death - Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher, historian, dies

1939 Birthday - Edmund Boyd Fisher, publisher

1936 Event - United Auto Workers stage 1st sit-down strike, at Fisher Body Plant

1935 Birthday - Gail Fisher, Orange, New Jersey, actress, Peggy-Mannix

1933 Birthday - Peter Hartling, born in Chemnitz, Germany, writer, poet, managing director, S. Fisher Verlag publishing house, editor, Der Monat, magazine

1930 Birthday - Buddy Bregman, Chicago, orchestra leader, Eddie Fisher Show

1929 Birthday - June Rosemary Fisher, teacher/trade unionist

1928 Birthday - Eddie Fisher, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, singer, Oh My Papa, Lady of Spain

1928 Birthday - Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer

1924 Birthday - Fred Fisher, cricketer, one Test for New Zealand vs. SA 1953

1923 Birthday - Fred Robbins, born in Baltimore, Maryland, DJ, Coke Time with Eddie Fisher, Robbins Nest

1923 Birthday - Humphrey Fisher, TV producer

1921 Birthday - William Preston, Columbia Penn, actor, Fisher King, Waterworld

1921 Birthday - Lady Fisher, founder, British Women Caring Trust

1913 Birthday - Nigel Thomas Loveridge Fisher, politician

1912 Event - Irving Fisher patents archiving system with index cards

1910 Event - Alva Fisher patents electric washing machine

1910 Birthday - Sylvia Fisher, soprano, Albert Herring Opera

1908 Birthday - M. F. K. Fisher, American Writer

1895 Birthday - Vardis A Fisher, U.S. author, Darkness and Deep

1890 Birthday - Ronald Fisher, English Mathematician

1887 Birthday - Lord Geoffrey Fisher of Lambeth, archbishop of Canterbury

1887 Birthday - Geoffrey Fisher, Clergyman

1886 Event - 14th Preakness: S Fisher aboard Bard wins in 2:45

1884 Event - 12th Preakness: S Fisher aboard Knight of Ellerslie wins in 2:39

1879 Birthday - Dorothy Canfield Fisher, U.S., novelist, Book-of-Month-Club

1867 Birthday - Irving Fisher, U.S. economist, compensating dollar

1865 Event - Drunken sailor attacks munitions at Ft. Fisher NC, 40 die

1865 Event - Ft. Fisher, North Carolina falls to Union troops

1865 Event - Union fleet bombs Fort Fisher NC

1864 Event - Battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia, General Early Retreats to Brown's Gap

1841 Birthday - John Arbuthnot Fisher, Ceylon, 1st Baron Fisher/admiral of the fleet

1810 Birthday - Oliver Fisher Winchester, rifle maker, Winchester

1808 Death - Fisher Ames, Representative-Massachusetts 1789 - 1797, dies

1758 Birthday - Fisher Ames, born in Dedham, Massachusetts, Representative-Massachusetts 1789 - 1797

1656 Event - 1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested)

1535 Death - John Fisher, English bishop (1504-35)/cardinal, beheaded at about 65