Grace Events in History

2007 Death - Grace Paley, dies in Vermont, of breast cancer, at 84

1996 Death - Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, bBC Executive, dies at 88

1995 Death - J Peter Grace, Jr., CEO (W R Grace), dies at 81

1995 Death - Joseph Peter Grace, businessman, dies at 61

1994 Event - Singer Grace Slick arrested for pointing a gun at a cop

1993 Event - "Grace Under Fire," starring Brett Butler debuts on ABC-TV

1992 Death - Grace Stafford Lantz, cartoon voice (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 87

1992 Death - Grace Hopper, computer scientist, dies at 85

1987 Birthday - Madeline Zima, born in New Haven, Connecticut, actress, Grace Sheffield-Nanny

1982 Death - Grace Kelly, princess of Monaco, dies in a car crash at 52

1982 Death - Grace, Princess of Monaco, dies at 52 in a car crash

1978 Birthday - Topher Grace, born in New York City, New York, actor, appeared in 'Spider-Man 3' and television series, 'That '70s Show'

1978 Birthday - Grace Murray Tubbs, Miss Montana Teen USA 1996

1977 Death - Grace Mary Williams, composer, dies at 70

1975 Death - Jackie "Moms" Mabley, comedienne (Amazing Grace), dies at 81

1972 Event - Grace Slick maced by police when a band official called cops, pigs

1971 Event - Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane seriously injured in a car accident

1971 Birthday - China Slick, rocker, daughter of Grace Slick

1968 Birthday - Debra Messing, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, appeared on 'Will & Grace', 'The Starter Wife', television shows

1968 Birthday - Traci Lords, born in Steubenville, Ohio, actress, producer, appeared in porn films at age 15, appeared in 'Penthouse' magazine, B-movies 'Will and Grace' television show

1967 Death - Grace Cunard, actress (Untamed, Ressurection), dies at 73

1964 Birthday - Billy Ripken, Havre de Grace, Maryland, 2nd baseman, Bal Orioles, Texas Rangers

1964 Birthday - Julie Peterson, Havre de Grace, Maryland, playmate, Feb, 1987

1963 Death - Grace Darmond, silent screen actress (Below the Surface), dies at 69

1961 Birthday - Grace Jackson, born in St. Ann, Jamaica, 200m runner 1988 Olympics silver

1960 Birthday - Cal Ripken, Havre de Grace, Maryland, shortstop, Baltimore Orioles, game streak

1958 Birthday - Mark Miller, Dayton Ohio, actor, Search for Grace, Love Field

1958 Birthday - Gary Oldman, actor, Sid and Nancy, Criminal Law, State of Grace

1957 Death - Grace Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29), dies at 78

1957 Birthday - Brett Butler, comedian, Grace Under Fire

1956 Event - U.S. actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III

1956 Event - Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco (civil ceremony)

1955 Event - 27th Academy Awards - "On the Waterfront," Brando and Grace Kelly win

1954 Birthday - Anne Lamott, born in San Fransisco, California, author and activist, wrote 'Grace: Thoughts on Faith' and 'Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith'

1953 Birthday - Grace Jones, born in Kingston, Jamacia, she claims but actually 5/19/48

1951 Death - Montagu Odd, cricket bat-maker (W G Grace), dies

1950 Birthday - Murphy Cross, born in Harve de Grace, Maryland, actor, Phyl and Mikhy, Perfect

1950 Event - Last horse race at Havre de Grace Track in Md, is run

1949 Birthday - Nickolas Grace, Cheshire England, actor, Diamond's Edge

1948 Birthday - Dave Thomas, St. Catherines Ontario, comedian, SCTV, Grace Under Fire

1948 Birthday - Grace Jones, born in Spanishtown Jamacia, singer and actress, Vamp

1947 Death - Grace Moore, U.S. soprano/actress (1 Night of Life), dies at 45

1947 Death - Grace Moore, soprano/actress (One Night of Love), dies at 45

1946 Birthday - Alfred Jones, born in Grace, Mississippi, middleweight boxer 1968 Olympics bronze

1945 Event - 1st "bug" in a computer program discovered by Grace Hopper, a moth was removed with tweasers from a relay and taped into the log

1943 Death - Simone Weil, French philosopher (Le pesanteur et la grace), dies at 34

1943 Birthday - Mike Newell, director, Bad Blood, Awakening, Amazing Grace and Chuck

1943 Birthday - Sherian Grace Cadoria, brigadier general

1939 Birthday - Grace Slick, Chicago, rock vocalist, Jefferson Airplane-White Rabbit

1939 Death - Grace Abbott, social worker (US Children Bureau), dies at 60

1937 Birthday - Gordon Crosse, Bury Lancashire England, composer, Grace of Todd

1937 Birthday - Grace Bumbry, St. Louis, mezzo-soprano, Venus in Tannhauser

1932 Event - Earl Grace, ends NL catcher record streak of 110 cons errorless games

1930 Birthday - Grace Lee Whitney, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, actress, Yeoman Rand-Star Trek

1928 Birthday - Grace Kelly, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, actress, Rear Window, Princess, Monaco

1928 Event - Noel Coward's musical "This Year of Grace," premieres in London

1927 Birthday - John Kelly, Jr., U.S., sculls, Olympic-bronze-1956, brother of Grace Kelly

1924 Birthday - Grace Metalious, American Novelist

1922 Birthday - Grace Paley, born in New York, short story writer, political activist, pacifist, poet

1922 Birthday - Charles Evers, civil rights leader, Amazing Grace

1915 Death - W G Grace, British cricketer, dies

1914 Event - Last day of club cricket for W G Grace at age 66 He made 69

1913 Birthday - Joseph Peter Grace, businessman

1909 Birthday - Grace Mitchell, educator

1907 Birthday - Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, Executive, BBC

1907 Birthday - Grace Hamilton, 1st black member of Georgia state legislature

1906 Birthday - Grace Murray Hopper, computer innovator

1906 Birthday - Grace Mary Williams, composer

1901 Birthday - Grace Moore, U.S., soprano, One Night to Live

1901 Birthday - J Pat O'Malley, born in England, actor, Touch of Grace, Gunn, Star!

1899 Event - W G Grace's last day of Test cricket aged 50 years 320 days

1899 Event - Cricket test debut of Wilfred Rhodes and Victor Trumper in Grace's last

1895 Event - W. G. Grace scores his 1,000th Cricket run of the season after 22 days

1895 Event - W G Grace completes his 100th 100 vs. Somerset at Bristol

1893 Birthday - Grace Cunard, born in Columbus, Ohio, silent screen actress, Resurrection

1889 Birthday - John B Kelly, Olympic champion rower/father of Grace Kelly

1886 Event - W G Grace made his highest Test Cricket score, vs. AuAustraliast, The Oval

1880 Event - W G Grace scores 152 in debut Test Cricket innings, vs. Australia The Oval

1879 Birthday - Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady, 1923-29

1878 Birthday - Grace Abbott, Grand Island, Nebraska, social worker, US Children Bureau

1870 Event - Official proclamation sets April 15 as last day of grace for U.S. silver coins to circulate in Canada

1866 Event - 1st-class debut of G F Grace aged 15 years 159 days

1865 Event - 1st class cricket debut of Dr. W. G. Grace

1860 Event - 11-year-old Grace Bedell writes to Lincoln, tells him to grow a beard

1850 Birthday - G. F. Grace, cricketer, brother of W G

1848 Birthday - William Gilbert Grace, Victorian England's greatest cricketer

1842 Death - Grace Darling, English Celebrity

1841 Birthday - E. M. Grace, cricketer, brother of W G

1815 Birthday - Grace Darling, English Celebrity

1690 Event - England passes Act of Grace, forgiving followers of James II