Hall Events in History



2014 Event - New Baseball Hall of Fame inductees determined by Baseball Writers' Association of America voters include: Frank Thomas, Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and managers Tony La Russa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox

2013 Event - It is announced that Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Nirvana, KISS and Cat Stevens will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014

2013 Event - The Astronaut Hall of Fame inducts three new members: Curtis Brown, Eileen Collins, and Bonnie Dunbar

2013 Event - For the first time since 1996, no candidates were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame

2012 Event - In London, the 23rd James Bond film, 'Skyfall' receives its Royal premiere at the Royal Albert Hall

2011 Event - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Dr.John, Tom Waits, Alice Cooper, Darlene Love and Neil Diamond into its Hall of Fame

2003 Death - Conrad Hall, American Artist

2002 Death - Mickey Newbury, singer, member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, wrote songs for Acuff-Rose Music, dies

2000 Death - Gus Hall, American Businessman

2000 Death - Brian Statham, cricketer, 20th century's leading fast bowler, inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, 2009, dies in Stockport, England, of leukemia, at age 69

1999 Death - Theodore Hall, American Criminal

1998 Event - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama and Papas and Eagles

1998 Event - Don Sutton selected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1997 Event - Mario Lemieux enters NHL Hall of Fame

1997 Event - Seve Ballesteros and Nick Faldo elected to World Golf Hall of Fame

1997 Event - Michael Jackson and Bee Gees inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

1997 Event - Tommy Lasorda, Nellie Fox and Willie Wells for Hall of Fame

1996 Death - Catherine Mary Hall, nurse, dies at 73

1996 Event - J Bunning, E Weaver, B Foster, and N Hanlon inducted in Hall of Fame

1996 Death - Robert Edwin Hall, mountaineer/businessman, dies at 35

1996 Death - Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist, dies at 88

1996 Event - Earl Weaver and Jim Bunning, elected to Hall of Fame

1996 Event - For 1st time in 25 years no one is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1995 Event - "Les Miserables" opens at Cable Hall, Helsinki

1995 Event - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opens in Cleveland, Ohio

1995 Event - Richie Ashburn and Mike Schmidt enter basaeball's Hall of Fame

1995 Death - Rick Ferrell, Hall of Fame catcher, dies at 89

1995 Event - Mike Schmidt is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

1994 Event - Phil Rizzuto Hall of Fame Night

1994 Event - Phil Rizzuto (Yankees) and Steve Carlton enter the Hall of Fame

1994 Event - Last steel beam is placed on Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

1994 Death - Reginald Hall, endocrinologist, dies at 83

1994 Event - Final broadcast of Arsenio Hall talk show

1994 Event - Arsenio Hall announces he will end his show in May 1994

1994 Event - Phil Rizzuto elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1994 Death - Ken Hall, Australian director/producer (Kokoda front line), dies at 92

1994 Event - Steve Carlton (Phillies) elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1993 Death - Janet Margolin, U.S. actress (Annie Hall), dies at 50 of ovarian cancer

1993 Death - Adelaide Hall, U.S. jazz singer (Cotton Club), dies at 92

1993 Death - Hall Bartlett, U.S. director (Jonathan Livingston Seagull), dies at 70

1993 Event - Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York

1993 Event - New York Islander goalie Billy Smith elected to NHL Hall of Fame

1993 Event - Cleveland breaks ground for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

1993 Death - Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish/U.S. pianist (Carnegie Hall), dies at 100

1993 Event - Arsenio Hall's 1,000th show retrospective seen in Netherlands

1993 Event - Construction begins on Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

1993 Event - Reggie Jackson elected to Hall of Fame

1992 Event - Tom Seaver, R Fingers, Hal Newhouser, and B McGowan enter Hall of Fame

1992 Event - Tracy Austin, 29, is youngest inductee of International Tennis Hall of Fame

1992 Event - William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and DeForest Kelley inducted into National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame

1992 Event - Anita Hall swims female world record 200m freestyle (2:25.35)

1992 Event - "Late Night's 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall" on NBC

1992 Event - Tom Seaver and Rollie Fingers elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

1991 Event - IM Pei receives $5 million for design of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

1991 Event - New York Islanders Mike Bossy and Denis Potvin inducted into NHL Hall of Fame

1991 Event - Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew, Tony Lazzeri, and Bill Veeck are elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York

1991 Death - Martin Rosenblatt, actor (Splitz, Annie Hall, New York Stories), dies at 74

1991 Event - Islanders Denis Potvan and Michael Bossy inducted into NHL Hall of Fame

1991 Event - New York Islanders Denis Potvin and Mike Bossy, elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

1991 Death - Kevin Peter Hall, actor (Harry and Hendersons), dies of AIDS at 35

1991 Event - Scotty Bowman and Neil Armstrong elected to NHL Hall of Fame

1991 Event - Bill Veeck and Tony Lazzeri elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1991 Event - Bob Knight, Larry O'Brien, Tiny Archibald, Dave Cowens, Harry Gallatin and Larry Fleisher elected to NBA Hall of Fame

1991 Event - Joni Mitchel inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame

1991 Event - Hall of Fame's board of directors vote 12-0 to bar Pete Rose

1991 Event - Jan Stenerud becomes 1st pure placekicker to make NFL Hall of Fame

1991 Event - Baseball officially bans Pete Rose from being elected to Hall of Fame

1991 Event - Gaylord Perry, Ferguson Jenkins and Rod Carew elected to Hall of Fame

1991 Event - Rod Carew is 22nd player elected to Hall of Fame on 1st try

1990 Event - Arsenio Hall gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

1990 Death - John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer, dies at 84

1990 Death - Manly Hall, Canadian Philosopher

1990 Event - Jim Palmer and Joe Morgan inducted into hall of fame

1990 Event - Andrew Dice Clay cries on Arsenio Hall Show

1990 Event - TV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of year

1990 Death - Stuart Hall, actor (Cavalcade, Dawn Patrol), dies

1990 Event - World's largest bunny hop at Radio City Music Hall in New York City

1990 Event - No one elected to Hall of Fame for 2nd time in 3 years

1990 Event - 5th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Awards: Bobby Darin

1990 Event - Kinks inducted into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

1990 Event - Jim Palmer and Joe Morgan elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1990 Death - Bronislau "Bronko" Nagurski, football hall of famer, dies at 81

1989 Event - 51st NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Michigan beats Seton Hall 80-79 in overtime

1989 Event - Red Schoendienst and Al Barlick elected to Hall of Fame

1989 Event - Celtic Kansas City Jones and Cavalier Lenny Wilkens elected to NBA Hall of Fame

1989 Event - Johnny Bench and Carl Yastrzemski elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1988 Death - Hall Ashby, U.S. director (Shampoo, 8 Million Ways to Die), dies at 59

1988 Event - Guy Lafleur, Tony Esposito and Brad Park inducted in NHL Hall of Fame

1988 Event - Willie Stargell became 200th man inducted in Baseball's Hall of Fame

1988 Event - "Everything Your Heart Desires" by Daryl Hall and John Oates peaks at #3

1988 Birthday - Carly Patterson, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, singer, gymnast, Olympic All-Around Champion, 2004, USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame inductee

1988 Event - Willie Stargell (Pittsburgh Pirate), elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1987 Event - Mohammad Ali elected to "Ring" magazine's Boxing Hall of Fame

1987 Event - Oliver North's secretary Fawn Hall tesifies at Iran-Contra hearing

1987 Event - Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams are elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1987 Event - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts 1st female artist Aretha Franklin

1986 Event - Carnegie Hall reopens after a $50 million facelift

1986 Death - Hall B Wallis, U.S. movie production (Barefoot in Park), dies at 87

1986 Death - Cliff Burton, bass player for Metallica, a thrash metal band, dies in Sweden at age 24, when tour bus for the band skidded and crashed, inducted posthumously into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Metallica

1986 Event - Willie McCovey, Bobby Doerr, and Ernie Lombardi inducted in Hall of Fame

1986 Event - Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mazda Hall of Fame Golf Championship

1986 Event - Hall of Fame and Museum announced to be built in Cleveland

1986 Event - Ernie Lombardi, NL MVP in 1938, and Bobby Doerr, elected to Hall of Fame

1986 Event - 1st induction of Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Domino, Everly Bros, B Holly, J L Lewis and Elvis Presley)

1986 Event - Willie McCovey is 16th elected to Hall of Fame in his 1st year

1985 Death - Grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58

1985 Event - Establishment of a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is announced

1985 Event - L Brock, Slaughter, A Vaughan, and H Wilhelm inducted into Hall of Fame

1985 Event - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mazda Hall of Fame Golf Championship

1985 Event - Arthur Ashe is named to International Tennis Hall of Fame

1985 Event - Enos Slaughter and Arky Vaughan are elected to baseball Hall of Fame

1985 Event - Lou Brock and Hoyt Wilhelm, elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

1984 Event - Harmon Killebrew, Rick Ferrell, Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese, and Luis Aparicio inducted into Hall of Fame

1984 Event - Pee Wee Reese and Rick Ferrell elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

1984 Event - Luis Aparicio, Harmon Killebrew, and D Drysdale elected to Hall of Fame

1983 Event - Everly Brothers reunite after 10 years (Royal Albert Hall)

1983 Event - B Robinson, J Marichal, G Kell, and W Alston inducted into Hall of Fame

1983 Event - Walter Alston, Dodgers manager, elected to Hall of Fame

1983 Event - Brooks Robinson and Juan Marichal elected to Hall of Fame

1982 Death - Frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84

1982 Event - Travis Jackson and Happy Chandler elected to Hall of Fame

1982 Event - "Night of 100 Stars" takes place at New York's Radio City Music Hall

1982 Event - Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame

1981 Event - Johnny Mize and Rube Foster elected to baseball Hall of Fame

1981 Event - Bob Gibson elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

1980 Event - Formal opening of meditation hall of Zenshin Temple in Riverdale Bronx

1980 Event - Kaline, Snider, Klein, and Tom Yawkey inducted into Hall of Fame

1979 Event - Winterland Rock Concert Hall in San Francisco closes after 556 concerts

1979 Death - Jon Hall, actor (Ramor of the Jungle), dies at 66

1979 Event - Cleveland Browns' Dino Hall sets club records with 9 kickoff returns

1979 Event - Willie Mays, Warren Giles, and Hack Wilson inducted in Hall of Fame

1979 Event - National Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls, New York) dedicated

1979 Death - Betty Evans Grayson, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1959), dies at 53

1979 Event - Radio City Music Hall (New York City) reopens

1979 Event - "Utter Glory... Morrissey Hall" opens and closes at Mark Hellinger New York City

1979 Death - M Marie Widlow, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957), dies at 61

1979 Event - Warren Giles and Hack Wilson selected to baseball Hall of Fame

1979 Event - Willie Mays elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1978 Birthday - Dante Hall, American Athlete

1978 Event - Eddie Mathews, Addie Joss, and Larry MacPhail inducted to Hall of Fame

1978 Event - 50th Academy Awards - "Annie Hall," Rich Dreyfuss and Diane Keaton win

1978 Event - Addie Joss and Larry MacPhail elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1978 Event - Eddie Mathews elected to Hall of Fame

1977 Birthday - Bridget Hall, Dallas Texas, model, Ford

1977 Event - Elton John honored by MSG Hall of Fame

1977 Death - Jim Boles, actor (Kraft Music Hall, One Man's Family), dies at 63

1977 Death - Gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67), dies at 73

1977 Event - Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall" premieres

1977 Event - Martin Dihigo John Lloyd elected to Hall of Fame

1977 Event - Joe Sewell, Amos Rusie, and Al Lopez elected to baseball Hall of Fame

1977 Event - Edward W Stack replaces Paul Kerr president of Hall of Fame

1977 Event - Ernie Banks elected to Hall of Fame

1976 Event - Oakland releases Billy Williams, ending his Hall of Fame career

1976 Event - Oscar Charleston selected to baseball's the Hall of Fame

1976 Event - Roger Connor, Fred Lindstrom and ump Cal Hubbard elected to Hall of Fame

1976 Event - Liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall

1975 Event - William "Judy" Johnson selected to baseball Hall of Fame

1975 Event - Billy Herman, Earl Averill, and Bucky Harris elected to Hall of Fame

1975 Event - Ralph Kiner elected to baseball's Hall of Fame

1974 Event - SF Visitors Center at City Hall opens

1974 Birthday - Gary Hall, Jr., U.S., 50m/100m/400m free relay, Olympic-gold/2 silver-96

1974 Event - Yankees Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford become 1st teammates elected to hall of fame on same day

1974 Death - Willem Dudok, Dutch architect (Hilversum Town Hall), dies at 89

1974 Event - Pioneer Hall opens

1974 Birthday - John Hall, kicker for the New York Jets

1974 Birthday - Tim Hall, running back for the Oakland Raiders

1974 Event - James "Cool Papa" Bell is named to baseball's Hall of Fame

1974 Event - Sam Thompson, Jim Bottomley, and Jocko Conlan elected to Hall of Fame

1974 Event - New York Yankees Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford elected to Hall of Fame

1973 Birthday - Caroline Hall, Bristol England, golfer, Curtis Cup 1992

1973 Event - Roberto Clemente and Warren Spahn inducted into Hall of Fame

1973 Event - Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis and Althea Gibson elected

1973 Death - George Sisler, hall of famer 1st baseman (257 hits-1920), dies at 80

1973 Event - Roberto Clemente elected to Hall of Fame, 11 weeks after his death

1973 Event - Monte Irvin elected to baseball Hall of Fame

1973 Event - Mickey Welch, George Kelly and Billy Evans elected to Hall of Fame

1973 Event - Warren Spahn is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1972 Birthday - Melissa Hall, Miss USA-Minnesota 1997

1972 Death - Hall Overton, U.S. composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies at 52

1972 Event - David Bowie sells out his 1st show in New York's Carnegie Hall

1972 Event - Gordie Howe and Jean Beliveau inducted in Hockey Hall of Fame

1972 Event - Hall of Fame inducts Berra, Sandy Koufax, Lefty Gomez and Early Wynn

1972 Birthday - Travis Hall, defensive tackle for the Atlanta Falcons

1972 Death - Harold "Pie" Traynor, hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates), dies at 72

1972 Event - Josh Gibson and Buck Leonard selected to Hall of Fame

1972 Event - Bob Douglas is 1st black elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

1972 Event - Lefty Gomez, Ross Youngs and William Harridge selected for Hall of Fame

1972 Event - Sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra, and Early Wynn elected to Hall of Fame

1971 Event - Le Roy (Satchel) Paige inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame

1971 Event - Rolling Stone Mick Jagger weds Bianca Macias at St. Tropez Town Hall

1971 Event - Royal Albert Hall opens

1971 Birthday - Ray Hall, NFL defensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars

1971 Event - Royal Albert Hall bans scheduled concert featuring Frank Zappa

1971 Event - Satchel Paige becomes 1st negro-league player elected to baseball Hall of Fame

1971 Birthday - Dennis Hall, Milwaukee, 125 lbs greco-roman wrestler, Silver Medals 1992, 1996 Olympics

1971 Event - Baseball announces a special hall of fame wing for blacks

1971 Event - & Dave Bancroft and George Weiss elected to baseball Hall of Fame

1970 Birthday - Robert Hall, WLAF wide reciever for the Amsterdam Admirals

1970 Event - Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe Trophy and Bill Masterson trophy stolen from NHL hall of fame

1970 Birthday - Chris Hall, WLAF safety for the Frankfurt Galaxy

1970 Birthday - Lemanski Hall, NFL linebacker, Houston/Tennessee Oilers

1970 Event - Expos beat White Sox 10-6 in the annual Hall of Fame game

1970 Event - L Boudreau, Earle Combs, Ford Frick, and Jesse Haines enter Hall of Fame

1970 Death - Hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82

1970 Event - Joni Mitchell's final concert at Royal Albert Hall

1970 Event - Ford Frick, Earle Combs and Jesse Haines elected to Hall of Fame

1969 Event - Creams' final concert (Royal Albert Hall)

1969 Birthday - Dana Hall, NFL safety for the Cleveland Browns

1969 Event - Stan Coveleski and Waite Hoyt are voted into baseball Hall of Fame

1969 Death - Pauline Hall, composer, dies at 78

1969 Event - Roy Campanella and Stan Musial elected to baseball Hall of Fame

1968 Birthday - Rhett Hall, NFL defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles

1968 Birthday - Courtney Hall, NFL center for the San Diego Chargers

1968 Death - Donald L Hall, airplane designer (Spirit of St. Louis), dies at 69

1968 Event - San Francisco's Old Hall of Justice demolished

1968 Birthday - Anthony Michael Hall, born in Boston, Massachusetts, comedian, SNL, Breakfast Club

1968 Death - Juanita Hall, actress (Captain Billy), dies at 66

1968 Event - Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield Massachusetts, opens

1968 Event - Goose Goslin and Kiki Cuyler elected to baseball Hall of Fame

1968 Event - Joe Medwick elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1967 Birthday - Michael "Sean" Hall, Williamsburg, Virginia, rower 1996 Olympics

1967 Death - Jimmy Foxx, baseball hall of famer (Detroit Tigers/534 home runs), dies at 59

1967 Event - Gijsbert van Hall resigns as mayor of Amsterdam

1967 Event - Queen Elizabeth Hall (South Bank Center) opens in London

1967 Event - Red Ruffing selected to Hall of Fame

1967 Event - Branch Rickey and Lloyd Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1966 Birthday - Darryl Hall, NFL cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers

1966 Event - Yankee manager Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame

1966 Event - Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame

1966 Birthday - Darryl Hall, CFL linebacker for the Calgary Stampeders

1965 Death - Carl Hoff, orchestra leader (Music Hall), dies at 60

1965 Birthday - Moby, born in Harlem, New York, Richard Melville Hall, singer, songwriter, DJ, electronica, eight top 40 songs, album, Play sold 10 million copies worldwide

1965 Birthday - James Jagger, son of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall

1965 Event - Pud Galvin elected to baseball Hall of Fame

1964 Birthday - Alex Solis, born in Panama City, Panama, jockey, in the Calder Race Course Hall of Fame, over 4,500 career wins

1964 Birthday - Ron Hall, NFL tight end, Detroit Lions

1964 Event - 101st member elected to baseball's hall of fame (Luke Appling)

1964 Event - Beatles 1st New York City concert at Carnegie Hall

1964 Event - Red Faber, Burleigh Grimes, Tim Keefe, Heinie Manush, John Montgomery Ward, and Miller Huggins are selected to Hall of Fame

1963 Event - "Nick Teen and Al K Hall" by Rolf Harris peaks at #95

1963 Event - Pro Football Hall of Fame dedicated in Canton, Ohio

1963 Event - Oriole's Dick Hall retires his 28th consecutive player in relief

1963 Event - Charter members of Canadian Football Hall of Fame chosen

1963 Death - Harry Steers, bowling hall of famer, dies

1963 Event - Jim Thorpe, Red Grange and George Halas elected to football hall of fame

1963 Event - Sam Rice, Eppa Rixey, Elmer Flick, and John Clarkson elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1963 Birthday - Dave Foley, actor/comedian, Kids In The Hall, Dave Nelson-NewsRadio

1962 Event - Glenn Hall set NHL record of 503 consecutive games as goalie

1962 Birthday - Michael Andretti, Indy-car racer/Auto Hall of Fame, elected 1986

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

1962 Event - Bob Dylan plays New York City Carnegie Hall

1962 Death - Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59

1962 Event - Tony Bennett debuts in concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City

1962 Event - Jackie Robinson is 1st Black elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1962 Event - Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1962 Event - Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to John Hall Wheelock

1961 Death - Thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies

1961 Event - Official International Hockey Hall of Fame opens in Toronto

1961 Event - New San Francisco Hall of Justice opens

1961 Event - NFL officially recognizes Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio

1961 Event - New York DA arrests professional gamblers who implicate Seton Hall players

1961 Event - Cellist Jacqueline du President debut in Wigmore Hall

1961 Birthday - Robert Edwin Hall, mountaineer/businessman

1960 Event - Agricultural Hall of Fame forms

1960 Event - Hall of Fame allows veteran committee to vote annually

1960 Event - Harry Belafonte 2nd Carnegie Hall performance

1960 Event - BBWAA voters fail to elect a new Hall of Fame member

1959 Birthday - Razor Ramon, Scott Hall, wrestler, WWF/WCW/NWA/Florida/AWA/KC

1959 Death - Bert Bell, NFL hall of famer, dies at 64

1959 Birthday - Magic Johnson, born in Lansing, Michigan, professional basketball player, inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame, 2002, played for Michigan State, NBA All-Star Games

1959 Birthday - Scott Thompson, comedian, Kids in the Hall, Larry Sanders Show

1959 Event - Kraft Music Hall with Milton Berle, last airs on NBC-TV

1959 Event - Wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore

1959 Birthday - Terry Hall, born in Coventry, England, singer, The Specials, member of Fun Boy Three, The Colourfield, collaborated with Sinead O'Connor, David A Stewart and others

1959 Event - Zack Wheat unanimously elected to baseball Hall of Fame

1958 Birthday - Edd Hall, TV announcer, Jay Leno's Tonight Show

1958 Event - Test Cricket debut for Wes Hall, vs. India at Bombay

1958 Birthday - Dickie Thon, born in South Bend, Indiana, Richard William 'Dickie' Thon, baseball player, shortstop, played for Major League Baseball teams California Angels, Milwaukee Brewers, suffered Mike Torrez fastball facial injury, Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Famer, 2003

1958 Event - Brooks Hall in Civic Center dedicated in San Francisco

1958 Birthday - Brad Hall, born in Santa Barbara, California, comedian, SNL

1958 Death - Thurston Hall, actor (Mr Schuyler-Topper), dies at 75

1958 Event - Hall of Fame fails to elect anyone for 1st time since 1950

1958 Event - In basketball Oscar Robertson (Cin) scores 56, Seton Hall team 54

1957 Event - Miles Davis Quintet debuts a jazz concert at Carnegie Hall in NY

1957 Birthday - Glenn Hoddle, born in Hayes, London, soccer team manager for Swindon Town, formerly played for Swindon Town, National Football Museum Hall of Fame inductee

1957 Event - San Francisco Public Library's bookmobile initiated in front of City Hall

1957 Event - Gijsbert of Hall appointed mayor of Amsterdam

1956 Event - Joe Cronin and Hank Greenberg inducted into Hall of Fame

1956 Birthday - Jerry Hall, born in Mesquite, Texas, model and Mrs. Mick Jagger, Batman, Freejack

1956 Event - Hank Greenberg and Joe Cronin are elected to Hall of Fame

1955 Event - E. Arcaro, E. Sande and G Woolf 1st inductees in Jockey hall of fame

1955 Birthday - Ann Bancroft, born in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, author, teacher, adventurer, Arctic and Antarctic explorer, National Women's Hall of Fame inductee

1955 Event - Future Hall of Famer Oriole Brooks Robinson goes 2-4 in his 1st game

1955 Birthday - Kevin Peter Hall, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actor, Misfits of Science

1955 Birthday - Arsenio Hall, comedian, Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America

1954 Event - Boxing Hall of Fame's 1st election selects 24 modern and 15 pioneers

1954 Birthday - John Greg Adams, born in Scottsdale, Arizona, PGA golfer, 1982 Hall of Fame-2nd

1953 Death - Porter Hall, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity), dies at 64

1953 Event - Dizzy Dean, Al Simmons Chief Bender, Bobby Wallace, Harry Wright, Ed Barrow, and Bill Klem and Tom Connolly are inducted into Hall of Fame

1953 Birthday - Jon Faddis, born in Oakland, California, musician, jazz trumpeter, conductor, composer, music educator, sound compared to his mentor, Dizzy Gillespie, member Lionel Hampton's big band, led Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, released Grammy-Award nominated work, Remembrances, 1999

1953 Birthday - Bruce Hall, Champaign, Illinois, rock bassist, Reo Speedwagon

1952 Birthday - Kenny Aaronson, born in New York City, New York, rocker, bass guitar player, played for Dust, Stories, Hall & Oates, toured with Billy Squier, Joan Jett, Billy Idol

1952 Event - Hall of Famer Honus Wagner, 77, retires; Pirates retire his #33

1952 Event - Harry Heilmann and Paul Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1951 Birthday - John Mellencamp, born in Seymour, Indiana, singer, songwriter, sold over 40 million albums worldwide, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, hits include, 'Jack & Diane'

1951 Birthday - Gary Hall, U.S. swimmer, Olympics-bronze/2 silver-1968, 72

1951 Death - Harry Heilmann, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Det), dies at 56

1951 Death - James Norman Hall, American Author

1951 Death - Simon Barere, pianist, dies while perfoming at Carnegie Hall

1951 Death - Edward Collins, Hall of Fame infielder (White Sox, A's), dies at 63

1951 Event - SF City Hall dome fire

1951 Event - Mel Ott and Jimmie Foxx elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1950 Birthday - Nora Roberts, born in Silver Spring, Maryland, author, wrote 165 romance novels, Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame inductee, sold over 280 million books

1950 Birthday - Willie Hall, born in Memphis, Tennessee, rocker, drummer, played with Isaac Hayes' The Movement, member of The Bo-Keys

1950 Birthday - Cathy Sherk, born in Bancroft, Ontario, professional golfer, achieved No. 1 World ranking by Golf Digest, 1978, earned silver medal with Canadian team at 1978 World Amateur Golf Team Championships, joined LPGA tour, inducted into Canadian Golf Hall of Fame, 1995

1950 Birthday - Julius Irving, born in Roosevelt, New York, basketball, helped legitimize the now-defunct American Basketball Association (ABA), inducted in the Basketball Hall of Fame

1950 Event - Writers fail to elect anyone to Baseball's Hall of Fame

1950 Birthday - Jack Youngblood, born in Jacksonville, Florida, professional football player, Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, voted into College Football Hall of Fame

1949 Event - Tiger 2nd baseman Charlie Gehringer selected to Hall of Fame

1949 Birthday - Jimmy Hall, rocker, Wet Willie

1949 Birthday - John Oates, born in New York City, rock guitarist and vocalist, Hall and Oates-Rich Girl

1949 Birthday - Patrick Deuchar, CEO, Albert Hall

1948 Birthday - Daryl Hall, rocker/songwriter, Hall and Oates-Sara Smile

1947 Event - Dizzy Gillespie presented his 1st Carnegie Hall concert in NY

1947 Birthday - Ervin Hall, born in Philadelphia, 100m hurdler, Silver Medal 1968 Olympics

1946 Event - 11 players Tinker, Evers, Chance, Burkett, McCarthy, Waddell, Plank, Walsh, Chesbro, Griffith, and McGinnity are named to Hall of Fame

1946 Birthday - Diane Keaton, born in Louisiana, actress, Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl

1945 Event - The rules are revised for election of modern players to the Hall of

1945 Death - Walraven [Wally] van Hall, Dutch banker/resisted Nazis, executed at 39

1945 Event - Wally van Hall, "banker in defiance," arrested

1945 Event - Baseball writers again fail to elect a new Hall of Famer

1945 Event - No one is elected to baseball's Hall of Fame

1944 Event - German troops blow-up Heusden North Brabant city hall, 134 die

1944 Birthday - Deidre Hall, Milwaukee, actress, Days of our Lives, Our House

1943 Event - Lt Charles Hall, becomes 1st black pilot to shoot down Nazi plane

1943 Birthday - Peter Graves, supt minister, Westminster Central Hall

1942 Birthday - Dick Butkus, Chicago, NFL hall of fame linebacker, Bears, sportscaster

1942 Event - Hitler proclaims fall of Stalingrad from Munich beer hall

1942 Birthday - Willis Reed, NBA hall of fame MVP center/coach for the New York Knicks

1942 Birthday - Tony P. Hall, born in Dayton, Ohio, Representative-D-Ohio 1979 - 2003

1942 Event - Rogers Hornsby is 14th player selected to the Hall of Fame

1941 Birthday - Jacques LaPerriere, NHL defensive Hall of Famer

1941 Birthday - Doris Coley, born in Goldsboro, North Carolina, lead singer of The Shirelles, married names are Doris Coley Kenner and Doris Kenner Jackson, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

1941 Birthday - Larry Hall, rocker, Tape Heads

1941 Event - PGA establishes Golf Hall of Fame

1941 Birthday - Carol Mann, Buffalo, New York, golfer, LPGA Hall of Fame 1977, 1965 U.S. Open

1940 Birthday - Joe Gibbs, born in Enka, North Carolina, football coach, owner, NASCAR Championship team, Pro Football Hall of Fame, coached Washington Redskins for 12 seasons, producing 8 playoff appearances, 4 NFC Championship titles, 3 Superbowl Titles

1940 Birthday - Galen Hall, WLAF Head Coach, Orlando Thunder, Rhein Fire

1940 Birthday - Lance Alworth, born in Houston, Texas, NFL hall of famer, Charger, Cowboys

1940 Birthday - Joan Joyce, Waterbury, Connecticut, softball pitcher, Hall of Fame 1983

1940 Death - James Hall, writer/actor (Millie, Hell's Angels), dies at 39

1940 Birthday - Mickey Newbury, born in Houston, Texas, singer, member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, wrote songs for Acuff-Rose Music

1940 Event - Dance hall fires kills 198 (Natchez Miss)

1940 Death - Florrie Forde, music hall artist, dies

1940 Birthday - Braulio Baeza, jockey, National Horse Racing Hall of Famer

1940 Birthday - Herve Filion, sulky driver, 1969 Canadian Sports Hall of Fame

1939 Event - Lou Gehrig, 36, is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

1939 Birthday - Tony Roberts, New York City, actor, Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show

1939 Birthday - Carl Yastrzemski, born in New York, Boston Red Sox great, 1967 AL MVP, Hall of Fame

1939 Event - Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown, New York

1939 Birthday - Herb Adderley, born in Philadelphia, NFL hall of famer, Packers, Cowboys

1939 Death - Joe Carr, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39), dies at 59

1939 Event - Federal Hall National Monument established

1939 Event - Eddie Collins, Willie Keeler and George Sisler elected to Hall of Fame

1938 Event - Alexander Cartwright selects to Baseball's Hall of Fame

1938 Birthday - Mickey Stratton, born in Meriden, Connecticut, softball catcher, Hall of Fame 1969

1938 Birthday - Glen Hall, cricket leg-spinner, South African in one Test vs. England 1964

1938 Event - Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown, New York

1938 Event - Pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander is elected to Hall of Fame

1938 Event - Benny Goodman refuses to play Carnegie Hall when black members of his band were barred from performing

1938 Event - Eduard van Beinum becomes world's 1st conductor at Concert Hall

1938 Birthday - Frank Mahovlich, NHL Hall of Famer, Mont Canadians

1937 Birthday - Albert Hall, Boothton Alabama, actor, Trouble in Mind, Ryan's 4

1937 Birthday - Juan Marichal, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants

1937 Birthday - Wesley Hall, West indian/British politician

1937 Event - Cy Young, Tris Speaker and Nap Lajorie elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1936 Birthday - Tom T. Hall, Olive Hill, Kentucky, country singer and writer, Harper Valley PTA

1936 Event - 1st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame - Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson

1935 Birthday - Woody Allen, Allen Konigsberg, Brooklyn, actor, Zelig, Annie Hall

1934 Birthday - Al Kaline, born in Baltimore, Maryland, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Detroit Tigers

1934 Birthday - Albert W. Hall, actor, Apocalypse Now

1934 Event - "It Happened One Night," opens at New York's Radio City Music Hall

1933 Birthday - Ian Tyson, born in British Columbia, Canada, singer, songwriter, guitarist, song 'Four Strong Winds' chosen as greatest Canadian song of all time, in Canada's Country Music Hall of Fame

1933 Birthday - John Hall, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire

1933 Event - "King Kong," premieres at Radio City Music Hall and RKO Roxy New York City

1933 Birthday - Raymond Berry, Texas, NFL hall of famer for the Baltimore Colts

1932 Event - Radio City Music Hall opens (New York City)

1932 Birthday - Roosevelt Brown, Virginia, NFL hall of fame tackle for the New York Giants

1932 Birthday - Oscar de la Renta, Dominican Republic, designer, Coty Hall of Fame-1973

1932 Birthday - John Lyons, Cambridge England, Master, Trinity Hall

1932 Birthday - Halston, R Halston Frowick, fashion designer, 1972 Hall of Fame

1932 Birthday - Rick Hall, country/R&B singer

1932 Birthday - Joe Schmidt, NFL Hall of Fame linebacker, Detroit Lions

1931 Birthday - Ed Matthews, Hall of Famer/Milwaukee Brave/home run hitter, 512

1931 Birthday - Reginald Hall, endocrinologist

1931 Death - Hall Caine, British Novelist

1931 Birthday - Ed Hall, Roxbury Massachusetts, actor, Dr. Bicker-Medical Center

1930 Birthday - Peter Hall, born in Suffolk, England, director, Royal Shakespeare Company

1930 Birthday - Brian Statham, born in Gorton, England, cricketer, 20th century's leading fast bowler, inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, 2009

1930 Birthday - Doug Atkins, Humbolt, Tennessee, NFL hall of famer, Browns, Bears, Saints

1930 Birthday - Justin Gosling, principal, St. Edmund Hall Oxford

1929 Birthday - Amar Bose, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, electrical engineer, Ph.D. from MIT, founder, chairman, Bose Corporation, patented dominantly reflecting sound field mimicking listening space of the audience in a concert hall

1929 Birthday - Dave King, born in Twickenham, England, comedian, Kraft Music Hall

1929 Birthday - Willis Hall, British writer

1928 Birthday - Jack Christiansen, Kansas, NFL hall of famer defensive back, Lions

1928 Birthday - Edward "Whitey" Ford, hall of fame pitcher, New York Yankees

1928 Event - Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb got his 4,191th and final career hit

1928 Birthday - Pierre Olaf, Cauderan France, actor, Kraft Music Hall

1928 Event - Record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field, as Yankees beat A's 9-7

1928 Birthday - G R Hall, nuclear scientist

1927 Death - Ross Youngs, Hall of Fame baseballer, dies of Bright's disease at 30

1927 Birthday - Leonard Patrick "Red" Kelly, NHL hall of famer, Norris trophy

1927 Birthday - Lars Hall, Sweden, Pentathelete 1952 Olympics gold

1927 Birthday - Joe Perry, AAFC/NFL Hall of Fame fullback, San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Colts

1927 Event - Dodgers announce release of future Hall of Fame Zack Wheat

1926 Birthday - Bill Justis, born in Birmingham, Alabama, musician, musical arranger, rock and roll pioneer, celebrated for Grammy Hall of Fame song "Raunchy" and Australian hit "Tamoure"

1926 Birthday - Conrad Hall, American Artist

1926 Birthday - Robert Hall Lewis, composer

1926 Death - Georges Vezina, NHL Hall of Fame goalie (Canadiens), dies

1926 Birthday - Norm Van Brocklin, NFL quarterback and coach of the Los Angeles Rams, hall of famer

1926 Birthday - Marques Haynes, NBA hall of famer, Harlem Globetrotters

1925 Birthday - Betty Evans Grayson, born in Portland, Oregon, softball pitcher, Hall of Fame 1959

1925 Birthday - Doc Pomus, born in Brooklyn, New York, given name Jerome Solon Felder, blues singer, songwriter, inducted in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Blues Hall of Fame

1925 Birthday - Chuck Bednarik, Penn, NFL hall of fame center/linebacker, Philadelphia

1925 Birthday - Bertha Tickey, born in Dinuba, California, softball pitcher, Hall of Fame 1973

1925 Birthday - John Bury, born in England, theatre designer of sets, costumes, and lighting, made Amadeus with Peter Hall, nominated for multiple Tony awards

1924 Birthday - James Galanos, Philadelphia, fashion designer, Coty Hall of Fame-1959

1924 Birthday - Darrell Royal, born in Hollis, Oklahoma, football coach, in 20 years as head coach, University of Texas Longhorn never lost a season, elected to College Football Hall of Fame, 1983

1924 Death - G. Stanley Hall, American Psychologist

1924 Event - George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at Carnegie Hall (New York City)

1923 Event - Beer Hall Putsch-Nazis fail to overthrow government, 16 die/Hitler flees

1923 Event - Hitler stages unsuccessful "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munchen (Munich)

1923 Birthday - Monty Hall, Winnipeg Canada, TV game show host, Lets Make a Deal

1923 Birthday - Ralph Hall, born in Fate, Texas, Representative-D-Texas 1981 -

1922 Birthday - Catherine Mary Hall, nurse

1920 Birthday - Hall Overton, Bangor Michigan, composer, Enchanted Pear Tree

1920 Birthday - Early Wynn, Hartford Ala, baseball Hall of famer, pitcher

1919 Event - Elgars "Cello concerto op 85" premieres in Queen's Hall London

1919 Birthday - Huntz Hall, New York City, actor, Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game

1919 Birthday - [Harold] Pee Wee Reese, Hall of Fame shortstop, Dodgers

1919 Birthday - Tony Canadeo, Chicago, NFL hall of fame halfback for the Green Bay Packers

1919 Birthday - Monty Irvin, baseball hall of famer for the New York Giants

1918 Birthday - Florence Chadwick, born in San Diego, California, swimmer, Hall of Fame 1970

1918 Birthday - Aldo E van Eyck, Dutch architect, City Hall

1918 Birthday - Norman Wisdom, born in London, England, comedian, Kraft Music Hall

1917 Birthday - M Marie Widlow, born in St. Louis, Missouri, softball pitcher, Hall of Fame 1957

1917 Birthday - Jean Graham Hall, circuit court judge, England

1917 Birthday - Jerry Wexler, born in New York, music journalist, music producer, in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

1916 Birthday - Eddie Arcaro, jockey, 1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns

1915 Event - SF City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph

1915 Birthday - Arnold Hall, CEO, Hawker Siddeley Group

1914 Birthday - Edward T. Hall, American Scientist

1914 Birthday - Sammy Baugh, born in Texas, American football player, coach, inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

1913 Birthday - Bryan Hextall, NHL hall of famer for the New York Rangers

1913 Birthday - Jon Hall, born in Fresno California, actor, Ramor of the Jungle

1912 Birthday - Richard D'Aeth, president, Hughes Hall Cambridge

1911 Birthday - Sid Gillman, NFL hall of fame coach, LA, San Diego, Houston

1910 Birthday - Gus Hall, American Businessman

1910 Birthday - Cliff Battles, born in Akron, Ohio, NFL hall of famer, Braves, Redskins

1909 Birthday - Fawn Hall, American Celebrity

1909 Birthday - Mel Ott, 1st NLer to hit 500 home runs, hall of famer for the New York Giants

1909 Birthday - Douglas Hall, Governor, Somaliland Protectorate

1908 Birthday - Paul Brown, born in Norwalk, Ohio, NFL hall of famer, Browns, Bengals

1908 Event - Dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, New York

1908 Birthday - Albie Booth, collegiate Hall of Fame football star, Yale

1907 Birthday - Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist and saxophonist

1907 Birthday - Johnny Longden, jockey/trainer, 1958 Racing Hall of Fame

1907 Birthday - Aubrey "Dit" Clapper, NHL hall of famer, Boston Bruins

1906 Death - William "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (New York Giants), dies at 67

1906 Birthday - Earl "Dutch" Clark, Colorado, NFL hall of fame quarterback, Spartans, Detroit

1906 Event - Republic museum opens Rembrandt hall in Amsterdam

1906 Birthday - John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer, elected 1962

1906 Birthday - Walraven, Wally, van Hall, Dutch banker/resisted Nazis

1905 Birthday - Rick Ferrell, baseball Hall of Fame catcher

1905 Event - Frances Willard becomes 1st women honored in National Statuary Hall

1904 Death - William Hall, Canadian Soldier

1904 Birthday - Gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam, 1957-67

1903 Birthday - Richard Hall, composer

1903 Birthday - Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, .320 avg

1903 Birthday - Vincent Richards, hall of fame tennis pro, elected 1961

1902 Birthday - Morris "Red" Badgro, Wash, NFL hall of famer, Yankees, Giants, Dodgers

1902 Birthday - Eddie Shore, Boston Bruins, #2, hall of famer

1902 Birthday - Alice Tully, born in Corning, New York, singer/patroness, Carnegie Hall

1901 Birthday - Juanita Hall, Keyport, New Jersey, actress, Captain Billy

1901 Event - Hall of Fame for Great American on NYU campus dedicated

1901 Birthday - Manly Hall, Canadian Philosopher

1901 Birthday - Jascha Heifetz, Vilna Lithuania, U.S. violin virtuoso, Carnegie Hall

1900 Birthday - Carl Hubbard, Missouri, baseball and football Hall of Famer

1900 Birthday - James Hall, born in Dallas, Texas, actor, Hell's Angels

1900 Birthday - [Leon] Goose Goslin, baseball hall of famer, AL bat champ 1928

1900 Event - American Hall of Fame found

1899 Birthday - Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman, Pirates

1899 Event - San Francisco City Hall turned over to city, after 29 years of building

1899 Birthday - Jan F van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter

1899 Birthday - Forrest "Red" DeBernardi, basketball hall of famer, elected 1961

1898 Birthday - Frederick Douglass Hall, composer

1898 Birthday - Earl Sande, jockey, Hall of Famer

1898 Birthday - Gracie Fields, England, music hall/vaudeville performer

1897 Birthday - Earl H Blaik, Det, college football hall of fame coach, elected 1965

1896 Event - Fight in Central Dance Hall starts fire (Cripple Creek Colorado)

1896 Event - Premier of motion pictures (Koster and Bial's Music Hall, New York City)

1895 Birthday - Charles W. Bidwill, Sr., Chicago, NFL hall of famer, Chicago Cardinals

1895 Event - 1st Queen's Hall Promenade Concerto (Wagners "Rienzi")

1895 Birthday - G B "Duke" Keats, hockey hall of famer, elected 1958

1894 Birthday - Cliff Hall, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Crime Photographer

1894 Birthday - Harry Heilmann, born in San Francisco, California, baseball hall of famer outfielder, Detroit

1894 Birthday - Lloyd A. Hall, born in Illinois, pioneer in food chemistry

1894 Birthday - Herb Pennock, hall of fame pitcher, Yankees, 243 career wins

1893 Event - Dvoraks "From the New World" premieres at Carnegie Hall New York City

1893 Birthday - Lou Little, college football hall of fame coach, elected 1960

1892 Event - 1st CRU championship game: Osgoode Hall defeats Montreal, 45-5

1892 Birthday - K Rudolf Mengelberg, composer/musicologist, Amsterdam Concert Hall

1891 Event - Music Hall (Carnegie Hall) opens in New York, Tchaikovsky as guest conductor

1891 Birthday - Dazzy Vance, hall of fame pitcher, led NL in strike-outs 7-yrs

1891 Birthday - Frank Foyston, NHL Hall of Famer, Seattle

1890 Birthday - Pauline Hall, composer

1888 Birthday - Porter Hall, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, actor, Half-Breed, Double Indenity

1888 Birthday - Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect, Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavillion

1888 Birthday - Hall Johnson, composer

1887 Birthday - Edward Collins, New York, Hall of Fame infielder, White Sox, A's

1887 Birthday - James Norman Hall, American Author

1886 Birthday - John "Home Run" Baker, hall of famer, hit 2 home run in 1911 world series

1884 Birthday - Willem Dudok, Dutch architect, town hall Hilversum/Beehive Rotterdam

1884 Death - Cyrus Hall McCormick, inventor, dies

1884 Birthday - Abraham "Abe" Attell, boxing hall of famer

1883 Birthday - George Hoyt, NBA hall of fame referee, elected 1961

1883 Birthday - Charles Bender, only American Indian in baseball's Hall of Fame

1883 Event - Fire at un-insured New Hall Hotel in Milwaukee Wisconsin, kills 71

1882 Birthday - John Lowry, Mount Vernon, New York, New York City builder, Radio City Music Hall

1882 Birthday - Thurston Hall, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actor, Roaming Lady, In Society

1881 Birthday - William J Clothier, 1st President of tennis hall of fame, U.S. Open 1906

1881 Birthday - Oliver Seibert, hall of fame hockey player, elected 1963

1880 Birthday - Joe Carr, Ohio, NFL hall of famer/NFL president, 1921-39

1880 Birthday - Joseph Tinker, baseball Hall of Famer, 1/3 of fame double play combo

1879 Birthday - Roger P Bresnaham, hall of fame catcher/manager

1878 Death - Boss Tweed, born in New York City, New York, American Politician, Democratic leader of Tammany Hall

1877 Event - Asaph Hall discovers Mars' moon Phobos

1877 Event - Phobos (Martian satellite) discovered (A Hall)

1877 Event - Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos

1876 Birthday - Mordecai, 3 finger, Brown, hall of fame pitcher

1876 Event - 1st to hit 2 home runs; and score 5 runs in 9 inn NL game (George Hall, A's)

1876 Event - 1st player to hit for cycle (George Hall, Philadelphia Athletics)

1875 Event - William Marcy "Boss" Tweed, New York City - Tammany Hall, escapes from jail

1875 Birthday - Napoleon "Larry" Lajoie, Rhode Island, hall of fame shortstop, .426 in 1901

1875 Birthday - Frank "Pop" Morgenweck, basketball hall of famer, elected 1962

1874 Event - William Marcy "Boss" Tweed, of Tammany Hall in New York City convicted of defrauding city of $6M, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment

1872 Event - Woman's Suffrage Convention held at Merchantile Liberty Hall

1871 Event - Boss Tweed (William Macy Tweed), Democratic leader of Tammany Hall, arrested after New York Times exposed his corruption

1871 Event - William Hammond Hall's maps and surveys of Golden Gate Park accepted

1871 Event - Albert Hall opens by Queen Victoria in London

1868 Birthday - Helen Miller Shepard, philanthropist/established Hall of Fame

1868 Event - Conservatives and military, seize Convention Hall in Florida

1867 Event - Royal Albert Hall foundation laid by Queen Victoria

1866 Birthday - Jack McAuliffe, U.S. lightweight boxing champ, hall of famer

1866 Birthday - William "Sliding Billy" Hamilton, New Jersey, hall of fame baseball player

1866 Birthday - Henri [Hendrik J] Hall, Dutch MP/comic, Put a Lid on it

1864 Event - Statuary Hall in U.S. Capitol forms

1863 Death - Frederick William Faber, theologian, wrote 'Faith of Our Fathers', 'My God, how wonderful thou art', 'Oh, gift of gifts', founded religious community in Cotton Hall, Birmingham, dies

1861 Event - Dutch Premier Floris A van Hall resigns

1859 Birthday - William "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher, New York Giants, for the Cincinnati Reds

1855 Birthday - Edwin H Hall, U.S. physicist, Hall effect

1855 Birthday - Alice Freeman Palmer, educator, Hall of Fame

1853 Birthday - Hall Caine, British Novelist

1853 Event - Netherlands Van Hall government forms

1850 Event - 17th Postmaster General: Nathan K Hall of New York takes office

1844 Birthday - Granville Stanley Hall, U.S., psychologist

1844 Birthday - G. Stanley Hall, American Psychologist

1843 Event - Boston conducts its 1st town meeting (Faneuil Hall)

1842 Birthday - Sidney Clopton Lanier, U.S., composer/poet, Hall of Fame

1834 Event - Cyrus Hall McCormick patents reaping machine

1833 Birthday - Edwin Thomas Booth, U.S., U.S. Hall of Fame/actor, Hamlet

1829 Birthday - Asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars, Phobos and Deimos

1827 Birthday - William Hall, Canadian Soldier

1823 Birthday - Boss Tweed, corrupt Democratic political boss, Tammany Hall in New York City

1820 Birthday - Anne Bronte, English novelist/poet, Tenant of Wildfell Hall

1815 Birthday - Robert Hall Chilton, Brigadier General Confederate Army

1814 Birthday - Frederick William Faber, born in Calverley, England, theologian, wrote 'Faith of Our Fathers', 'My God, how wonderful thou art', 'Oh, gift of gifts', founded religious community in Cotton Hall, Birmingham

1811 Birthday - James Hall, U.S. geologist, Natural history of New York

1809 Birthday - Cyrus Hall McCormick, inventor, Mechanical reaper

1807 Death - Prince Hall, activist/Masonic leader, dies in Boston

1803 Birthday - James Outram, Bulterley Hall Derbyshire, general

1800 Birthday - George Bancroft, historian, Hall of Fame

1799 Birthday - Rufus Choate, U.S., lawyer, Hall of Fame

1797 Birthday - Mary Lyon, U.S., educator, Mount Holyoke, Hall of Fame

1791 Birthday - Baron Floris A van Hall, Dutch minister of Justice/Finance

1790 Death - Lyman Hall, U.S. physician and signer Declaration of Independence, dies at 66

1790 Birthday - Marshall Hall, Basford Nottinghamshire, physician

1789 Event - 1st U.S. Congress begins regular sessions, Federal Hall, New York City

1787 Event - 1st Black Masonic Lodge (African # 459) forms Prince Hall, Boston

1787 Birthday - Emma Willard, U.S., opens school for young ladies, Hall of Fame

1786 Event - Commercially made ice cream 1st advertised, Mr Hall, New York City

1785 Birthday - Thomas Love Peacock, English author, Headlong Hall

1768 Birthday - Maurits C van Hall, Dutch ruler of Heicop and Boeicop, lawyer/politician

1761 Birthday - James Hall, Scotland, geologist

1756 Event - Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University

1743 Event - 1st American town meeting (Boston's Faneuil Hall)

1742 Event - Faneuil Hall opens to public

1734 Birthday - Daniel Boone, frontiersman/explorer, U.S. Hall of Fame-1915

1731 Birthday - Anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor, Town Hall of Westzaan

1724 Birthday - Lyman Hall, U.S. physician, signed Declaration of Independence

1656 Death - Joseph Hall, English Clergyman

1652 Event - Fire on Dutch Dam, Amsterdam's city hall burns

1574 Birthday - Joseph Hall, English Clergyman

1512 Death - Antoon Keldermans, Flem builder (Middelburg town hall), dies at 72

1419 Event - Anti-Catholic Hussites, followers of executed reformer Jan Hus, stormtown hall in Prague and throw Catholic councillors out the windows













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