Joe 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 - A $3.4 billion takeover bid by American global food-processing giant Archer Daniels Midland for GrainCorp, an Australian agribusiness, is rejected by Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey

2013 Event - The new U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is sworn in by Vice President, Joe Biden

2012 Event - NASA reports its three-man crew of Joe Acaba and Russian colleagues Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin landed safely in the Russian-made Soyuz capsule after 123 days at the International Space Station

2011 Event - Joe Lieberman, an independent U.S. Senator from Connecticut announces he will not seek re-election in 2012

2008 Event - Joe Biden is elected the 47th Vice President of the United States

2005 Death - Joe Grant, American Artist

2004 Death - Joe Gold, American Businessman

2004 Death - Joe Viterelli, mob actor, Analyze This, dies at 66

2003 Death - Joe Skeen, Representative-R-New Mexico 1981 - 2003

2003 Death - Bill Mauldin, cartoonist, Willie and Joe, dies at 81

2002 Death - Joe Strummer, rocker, The Clash, dies at 50

2002 Death - Joe Cobb, actor, an original Our Gang cast member, dies at 84

2001 Death - Joe Henderson, American Musician

2001 Death - Joe Moakley, Representative-D-Massachusetts 1973 - 2001, died of Myelodysplastic syndrome

2000 Death - Joe Mayhew, cartoonist/reviewer, Washington Post Book World, dies at 57

1999 Death - Joe Adcock, first baseman, outfielder, played for Cincinnati Reds dies

1999 Death - Joe Williams, jazz singer, sang with Count Basie, dies at 80

1999 Death - Joe DiMaggio, athlete, dies at 84

1997 Event - San Francisco 49ers retire Joe Montana's #16

1997 Event - RJR Nabisco announces it will replace Joe Camel in new ads

1997 Event - 35th NHL draft Boston picks center Joe Thornton 1st

1997 Event - Pitts Penguins' Joe Mullen, is 1st American to score 500 NHL goals

1996 Death - Joe Coral, bookmaker, dies at 92

1996 Event - Frank, brother of Yank manager Joe Torre, receives a heart transplant

1996 Death - Joe Elsby Martin, boxing coach, dies at 80

1996 Death - Joe Minogue, journalist, dies at 72

1995 Event - Bruce Seldon TKOs Joe Hipp in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1995 Death - Joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd, dies at 71

1995 Event - Quarterback Joe Montana announces his retirement from football

1995 Death - Joseph Anthony "Joe" Richards, singer and actor (Colorado Ranger), dies at 44

1995 Event - "Smokey Joe's Cafe," opens at Virginia Theater New York City

1995 Event - 10,000s South Africans attend state funeral of Joe Slovo

1995 Death - Joe Slovo, Latvian/South African attorney/secretary-general (SACR), dies at 68

1994 Death - David Bache, son of footballer Joe Bache, car designer, worked with Rover, dies at 69

1994 Death - Joe Pass, U.S. jazz guitarist (The Trio), dies at 65

1994 Death - Joe Layton, director (Richard Pryor Live on Sunset Strip), dies at 63

1994 Death - Joe Daley, jazz tenor/clarinet/flute player, dies at 75

1994 Death - Jersey Joe Walcott, boxer, dies at 80

1994 Event - Actor Joe Pantoliano (41) weds model Nancy Sheppard (31)

1994 Death - Joe Mays, actor (Mr Saturday Night), dies of AIDS at 44

1993 Event - Joe Petruzzi files for divorce from Annabella Sciorra (Jungle Fever)

1993 Death - "Curly" Joe DeRita, last of Three Stooges, dies of pneumonia at 83

1993 Death - Billy Conn, boxer (fought Joe Louis 1951), dies of pneumonia at 75

1993 Death - Joe Keenan, actor (Conviction of Kitty Dodd), dies of cancer at 69

1992 Event - WCBS TV news anchor Carol Martin weds Joe Terry

1992 Death - Joe Shuster, co creator (Superman), dies at 78

1992 Death - Joe Newman, U.S. jazz trumpetist (Count Basie), dies

1992 Death - Joe Burke, president (Kansas City Royals), dies at 68, dies

1992 Death - Joe Medwick, vocalist, dies at 61

1991 Event - Joe Carter is 1st to have 3 consec 100-RBI seasons with 3 differ teams

1991 Event - Joe Coleman 3rd 100 RBI season in a row 3 teams (Cleveland, San Diego and Toronto)

1991 Death - Joe Pasternak, producer (Spinout, Big City), dies of Parkinson's at 73

1991 Event - Dolphin Dan Marino surpasses Joe Montana as the highest paid NFL player with a 5-year extension for $25 million

1991 Event - Joe Dumaars (Detroit) ends NBA free throw streak of 62 games

1991 Event - 1st exhibition baseball games at Joe Robbie Stadium (Yankees-Orioles)

1991 Event - Joe Dumaars (Detroit) begins NBA free throw streak of 62 games

1991 Death - Joe Hicks, baseball coach, dies of cancer at 64

1990 Event - Shoeless Joe Jackson's signature is sold for $23,100

1990 Event - SF 49er Joe Montana passes for 6 touchdowns vs. Atlanta (45-35)

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

1990 Death - Joe Turner, jazz pianist, dies of cardiac arrest at 82

1990 Event - H. Wayne Huizenga buys Joe Robbie Stadium and 15% of Dolphins for $30M

1990 Event - Superbowl XXIV: San Francisco 49ers beat Denver Broncos, 55-10 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, quarterback

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

1989 Event - Actress Annabella Sciorra (Jungle Fever) weds Joe Petruzzi

1989 Death - Joe De Santis, dies at 80

1989 Event - Cleveland Indian Joe Carter has his 4th 3 home run game

1989 Death - Joe Valdez Caballero, creator of hard taco, shell, dies at 81

1989 Death - Joe Silver, actor (Rage, Rapid, Deathtrap, Shivers), dies at 66

1989 Death - Joe Raposa, composer/songwriter (Sesame Street), dies at 51

1989 Death - Joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51

1988 Event - Red Sox replace manager John McNamara with Joe Morgan

1988 Death - Joe Besser, comedian (3's Stooges, Abbott and Costello), dies at 80

1987 Event - Joe Montana of 49ers completes NFL record 22 consecutive passes

1987 Event - Twins Joe Niekro is caught with a file on the mound and is ejected

1987 Death - Joe Liggins, U.S. composer (I've a Right to Cry), dies at 71

1987 Event - Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, opens

1987 Event - Phil Niekro 314th combines with Joe to have most wins by bros (530)

1986 Event - Chicago White Sox Joe Crowley no-hits California Angels, 7-1

1986 Event - White Sox Joe Cowley sets record striking out 1st 7 Rangers he faces

1985 Event - On Mon Night football, Jets retire Joe Namath's #12, beat Miami 23-7

1985 Event - Yankees trade Jim Deshaies to Astros for 40-year-old Joe Niekro

1985 Death - Joe Jones, drummer, dies at 73

1985 Event - Mary Joe Fernandez, 14 years and 8 days old is youngest to win a U.S. Tennis Open match (beats Sara Gomer in 1st round)

1985 Death - Joseph "Smoky Joe" Wood, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies at 95

1985 Death - Smokey Joe Wood, American Athlete

1985 Event - Superbowl XIX: San Francisco 49ers beat Miami Dolphins, 38-16 in Stanford Superbowl MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, quarterback

1984 Event - SF 49er Joe Montana misses his 1st start in 49 games

1984 Event - Joe Kittinger completes 1st solo balloon crossing of Atlantic

1984 Death - Joe Cronin, shortstop and American League President, dies at 77

1984 Event - Joe Morgan sets career home run mark for 2nd basemen with #265

1984 Event - Boston Red Sox retires #9 (Ted Williams) and #4 (Joe Cronin)

1984 Event - Joe Lucius scored his 13th hole-in-one on same hole

1983 Event - Buffalo Bill quarterback Joe Ferguson passes 419 yards with 5 TDs

1982 Death - Jack Webb, actor (Joe Friday-Dragnet), dies of a heart attack at 62

1982 Event - Joe Altobelli succeeds retiring Earl Weaver as Oriole manager

1982 Event - Joe Altobelli succeeds Earl Weaver as Oriole manager

1982 Event - Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game

1982 Death - Joe E Ross, comedian (Toody-Car 54, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 77

1982 Death - Joe Tex, Joseph Arrington Jr, singer (Getting Scarce), dies at 49

1982 Death - Joe Tex, rocker, dies at 49

1982 Death - Joe Sawyer, actor (Biff O'Hara-Adventures of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 80

1982 Event - Superbowl MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, quarterback

1981 Event - New York Giant Joe Danelo ties NFL record of 6 field goals in a game

1981 Event - Joe Danelo kicks then New York Giant record 55 yard field goal

1981 Death - Joe Louis, also known as the 'Brown bomber', U.S. heavyweight champ 1937 - 1949, dies at 66

1981 Event - Red Sox trade Fred Lynn to Angels for Frank Tanana and Joe Rudi

1980 Event - Joe Darby does a standing long jump of 12'5"

1980 Death - Luella Gear, actress (Joe and Mabel), dies at 82

1978 Death - Joe Wong, actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75

1978 Event - Aerosmith's Steve Tyler and Joe Perry injured by a cherry bomb

1978 Event - Reds Joe Morgan is 1st to hit 200 home runs and have 500 stolen bases

1978 Event - Reds Joe Morgan ends record streak of 91 cons errorless games at 2nd

1977 Event - "Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Fat Woman)" by Joe Tex hits #12

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

1976 Event - Quarterback Joe Namath last game as a New York Jet

1976 Event - Reds Joe Morgan wins his 2nd straight NL MVP Award

1976 Event - 1st mass-market free-agent reentry draft, Reggie Jackson, Joe Rudi, Gullett, Tenace, Fingers, Baylor, Grich and McCovey, available

1976 Event - Bowie Kuhn voids A's sales, totaling $35 million, of Joe Rudi and Rollie Fingers to Red Sox, and Vida Blue to Yankees

1976 Event - Only home run of Joe Niekro's 22-year career, comes off brother Phil

1976 Death - Phil Ochs, rock producer (Joe Hill), dies at 35

1976 Death - Fuzzy Knight, actor (Gun Town, Ragtime Cowboy Joe), dies at 74

1975 Event - Joe Walsh recruited to join Eagles

1975 Event - Reds 2nd baseman Joe Morgan is named NL MVP

1975 Event - Heavyweight Muhammad Ali KOs Joe Frazier in Manilla

1975 Event - Muhammad Ali TKOs Joe Frazier in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1975 Birthday - Joe Andruzzi, NFL guard, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31

1975 Birthday - Joe Smith, NBA forward, Golden State Warriors

1975 Event - New York Met Felix Milan hits 4 singles; erased by Joe Torres 4 double plays

1975 Event - Muhammad Ali beats Joe Bugner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1975 Event - Heavyweight Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Bugner in Malaysia

1975 Death - Larry Blyden, actor (Joe and Mabel, What's My Line), dies at 49

1974 Death - Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker, dies at 60

1974 Death - Joe Flynn, actor (McHale's Navy), dies at 49

1974 Event - Lee MacPhail takes over as AL president, succeeding Joe Cronin

1973 Event - AL President Joe Cronin refuses to allow Dick Williams to manage Yankees

1973 Death - Sessue Hayakawa, actor (Tokyo Joe), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 83

1973 Birthday - Joe Hudepohl, U.S., 800m freestyle relay, 1996 Olympics gold

1973 Birthday - Joe Angel Acosta, Jr., SD California, PGA golfer, 1995 Greater Milwaukee-3rd

1973 Death - Joe Devlin, actor (Sam-Dick Tracy), dies at 74

1973 Birthday - Joe Carollo, WLAF G for the Frankfurt Galaxy

1973 Death - Joe E Brown, comedian, dies after long illness at 80

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 Event - Joe Ferguson, hits the 6,000th Dodger home run

1973 Birthday - Joe Spiteri, Australian soccer striker, Olyroos, 1996 Olympics

1973 Birthday - Joe Nedney, kicker for the Arizona Cardinals

1973 Birthday - Joe Stephens, NBA forward for the Houston Rockets

1973 Event - George Foreman TKOs Joe Frazier in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1972 Event - N.Y. Jet Joe Namath passes for 6 touchdowns vs. Baltimore Colts (44-34)

1972 Event - All star MVP: Joe Morgan (Cincinnati Reds)

1972 Birthday - Joe Rudolph, NFL guard for the Philadelphia Eagles

1972 Birthday - Joe Aska, NFL running back for the Oakland Raiders

1972 Birthday - Joe Johnson, NFL defensive end for the New Orleans Saints

1972 Birthday - Claire Forlani, born in Twickenham, London, actress, appeared in 'Meet Joe Black', 'Boys and Girls', 'The Pentagon Papers'

1972 Birthday - Joe O'Brien, WLAF defensive tackle for the Scottish Claymores

1972 Event - Joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1972 Event - Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Ron Stander

1972 Death - "Crazy" Joe Gallo, mobster, killed at his 43rd birthday party

1972 Birthday - Billie Joe Armstrong, singer/musician, Green Day

1972 Birthday - Joe Garten, WLAF center for the Frankfurt Galaxy

1972 Birthday - Joe Horn, wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs

1972 Event - Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Terry Daniels

1971 Birthday - Joe Dziedzic, Minneapolis, NHL left wing for the Pittsburgh Penguins

1971 Birthday - Joe Fleming, CFL defensive end for the BC Lions

1971 Death - Joe Adonis, U.S. crime-syndicate boss in New York and New Jersey, dies at 68

1971 Event - Joe Torre wins NL MVP, Vida Blue wins AL MVP

1971 Birthday - Mary Joe Fernandez, Dominican Republic, U.S. tennis star, 1996 Olympics gold

1971 Birthday - Mary Joe Fernandez, Dominican Republic, tennis player, U.S. National 16s

1971 Birthday - Joe Rumolo, CFL defensive linebacker for the Hamilton Tiger Cats

1971 Death - Joe E. Lewis, comedian, singer, famous for Al Capone's heavies beating him after he refused to renew his contract at Green Mill Cocktail Lounge in Chicago, Illinois, movie, book, 'The Joker is Wild', dies in New Jersey, age 69

1971 Event - Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali at Madison Square Garden

1971 Death - Joe Valachi, American Celebrity

1971 Event - Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali in 15, retains heavyweight boxing title

1971 Event - Jake Beckley, Joe Kelley, Harry Hooper, Rube Marquard, Chick Hafey

1971 Birthday - Joe Panos, NFL guard/center for the Philadelphia Eagles

1971 Birthday - Billy Joe Hobert, NFL quarterback for the Oakland Raiders

1970 Event - Joe Frazier KOs Bob Foster in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1970 Birthday - Joe Cocozzo, NFL guard for the San Diego Chargers

1970 Birthday - Joe Montford, CFL linebacker for the Hamilton Tiger Cats

1970 Event - Yankees dedicate plaques to Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio

1970 Birthday - Joe Vitiello, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, infielder for the Kansas City Royals

1970 Birthday - Joe Bowden, NFL linebacker, Houston/Tennessee Oilers

1970 Event - Joe Frazier TKOs Jimmy Ellis in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1969 Birthday - Joe Randa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, infielder for the Kansas City Royals

1969 Birthday - Joe Courtney, NBA forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers

1969 Event - Joe Kapp (Minnesota Vikings) passes for 7 touchdowns vs Baltimore Colts (52-14)

1969 Event - New York Yankee Joe Pepitone is reinstated

1969 Event - Joe Pepitone quits Yankees after being fined $500 for leaving the bench

1969 Event - Joe Namath agrees to sell interest in Bachelors 3, to stay in NFL

1969 Birthday - Joe Sakic, Burnaby BC, NHL center, Colorado Avalanche, Canada 1998

1969 Event - Joe Frazier TKOs Jerry Quarry in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1969 Event - Joe Namath resigns from NFL after Pete Rozelle, football commissioner, said he must sell his stake in a bar

1969 Event - Joe Frazier KOs Dave Zyglewick in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1969 Event - Joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw," premieres in London

1969 Birthday - Joe Valerio, NFL outside corner/tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs

1969 Birthday - Joe Sacco, Medford, NHL right wing, Anaheim Mighty Ducks

1969 Event - Superbowl III: New York Jets beat Baltimore Colts, 16-7 in Miami Superbowl MVP: Joe Namath, New York Jets, quarterback

1968 Birthday - Joe Scuderi, cricketer, South Australian all-rounder

1968 Event - Joe Frazier beats Oscar Bonavena in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1968 Birthday - Joe Garten, WLAF corner/guard, Barcelona Dragons

1968 Event - Joe Frazier TKOs Manuel Ramos in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1968 Event - Paul McCartney and John Lennon appear on Johnny Carson Show to promote Apple records, Joe Garagiola is substitute host

1968 Birthday - Joe King, NFL safety for the Oakland Raiders

1968 Event - Joe Frazier TKOs Buster Mathis in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1968 Event - Joe Medwick elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1968 Birthday - Joe Juneau, Pont-rouge, NHL center for the Washington Capitals

1967 Event - Joe Garagiola joins Today Show panel

1967 Event - Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive Vice President of A's by Charlie Finley

1967 Birthday - Joe Murphy, London, NHL right wing, Chicago Blackhawks

1967 Death - Joe Orton, English actor and playwright (Leaf, Murdered), dies at 34

1967 Event - Bobby Gentry releases her only hit "Ode to Billy Joe"

1967 Event - Bobbie Gentry records "Ode to Billie Joe"

1967 Birthday - Joe Deloach, U.S., 200m runner 1988 Olympics gold

1967 Death - Joe Forte, actor (Horwitz-Life With Luigi), dies at 70

1967 Death - Joe Meek, rocker (Tornados)/producer (Telstar), commits suicide

1966 Birthday - Joe Wolf, NFL guard for the Arizona Cardinals

1966 Event - Jimi Hendrix Experience releases its 1st single, "Hey Joe," in the UK

1966 Birthday - Joe Staysniak, NFL guard for the Indianapolis Colts

1966 Birthday - Joseph Barbara, New Symrna, Florida, actor, Joe Carlino-Another World

1966 Birthday - Joe Nieuwendyk, NHL forward, Dallas Stars, Team Canada 1998

1965 Event - Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 80 km

1965 Event - Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 82 km

1965 Birthday - Joe Oliver, born in Memphis, Tennessee, catcher for the Cincinnati Reds

1965 Event - Joe Morgan is 1st Houston player with 6 hits in a game

1965 Birthday - Joe Cain, NFL linebacker, Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks

1965 Birthday - Joe Cioe, Cranston, Rhode Island, Canadian Tour golfer, New Hampshire Open - 1992, 1993

1965 Birthday - Joe Reekie, Victoria, NHL defenseman for the Washington Capitals

1965 Event - Joe Ortons "Loot," premieres in Brighton

1965 Event - New York Jets sign quarterback Joe Namath

1964 Birthday - Joe Wolf, NBA forward and center, Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets

1964 Birthday - Joe LeSte, born in San Diego, California, rock vocalist, Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals

1964 Birthday - Joe Girardi, Peoria, Illinois, catcher, New York Yankees

1964 Birthday - Bobby Joe Edmonds, NFL running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1964 Event - Bunning continues pitching perfectly to New York Mets until 2 outs in 5th, when Joe Christopher beats out a bunt. He totals 15 innings

1964 Birthday - Joe Hamorski, born in Peru, Indiana, Nike golfer, 1994 NIKE Greater Greenville-9th

1964 Birthday - Joe Magrane, born in Des Moines, Iowa, Joseph David Magrane, baseball player, pitcher, MLB Network broadcaster, played for Major League Baseball teams, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox, California Angels, NBC sports analyst at 2008 Summer Olympics

1964 Event - Buster Mathis defeats Joe Fraizer to qualify for U.S. Olympic team

1964 Event - Joe Orton's "Entertaining Mr. Sloan," premieres in London

1964 Event - Van Joe Orton's "Entertaining Mr. Sloane"

1964 Birthday - Joe Durant, born in Pensacola, Florida, Nike golfer, 1992 Boise Open-7th

1964 Event - GI Joe character created

1964 Event - GI Joe, debuts as a popular American boy's toy

1963 Birthday - Gideon Joe Ng, born in Toronto, Ontario, table tennis player 1996 Olympics

1963 Event - "Surfer Joe" by Surfaris peaks at #62

1963 Event - NASA civilian test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 67 miles (106 km)

1963 Event - NASA civilian Test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 105 km

1963 Birthday - Joe Phillips, NFL defensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs

1963 Birthday - Joe Walter, NFL tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals

1963 Birthday - Joe Dumars, NBA guard, Detroit Pistons

1963 Birthday - Joe Scarborough, American Politician

1963 Birthday - Joe Lloyd, Highland Park, Illinois, Canadian Tour golfer, 1993 Space Coast

1963 Event - Joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km

1962 Birthday - Joe Orsulak, Glen Ridge, New Jersey, outfielder for the Florida Marlins

1962 Event - Joe Pepitone 2nd Yankee to hit 2 home runs in 1 inning (Joe DiMaggio)

1962 Birthday - Freddie Joe Nunn, NFL defensive end for the Indianapolis Colts

1962 Birthday - Joe Handle, U.S. baseball pitcher for the Florida Marlins

1962 Birthday - Joe Kleine, NBA center, Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls

1961 Birthday - Joe Lando, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Byron Sully-Dr. Quinn

1961 Event - Charlie Finley, changes A's manager Joe Gordon (26-33) for Hank Bauer

1961 Event - Milwaukee sets record of 4 consecutive home runs (Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron Joe Adcock and Frank Thomas)

1961 Death - Joe Howard, singer (Gay Nineties Revue), dies at 94

1960 Event - 26th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Bellino, Navy (HB)

1960 Birthday - Joe Nash, NFL defensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks

1960 Event - Detroit trades manager Jimmy Dykes for Cleveland's manager Joe Gordon

1960 Birthday - Joe Carter, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays

1960 Event - Little Joe 4 suborbital Mercury test reaches 16 km

1959 Event - USAF Captain Joe B. Jordan reaches 103,395 feet in F-104 jet fighter

1959 Event - Yankees trade Marv Thronberry, Don Larsen, Hank Bauer and Norm Seibern for Roger Maris, Kent Hadley and Joe Deaestri

1959 Event - Joe Foss named 1st commissioner of AFL

1959 Birthday - Joe Elliot, heavy metal vocalist, Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages

1959 Birthday - Joe Elliott, English Musician

1959 Death - Joe Kelly, TV host (Quiz Kids), dies at 57

1959 Death - Joe Cook, Stage comedian, dies at 69

1959 Birthday - Joe Hesketh, U.S. baseball player for the Boston Red Sox

1959 Event - Joe Cronin signs 7 year pact to become head of AL

1958 Birthday - Joe Diffie, Tulsa, Oklahoma, country singer/guitarist, Home

1958 Birthday - Joe Fithian, actor, Tracey Nash-Please Don't Eat the Daisies

1958 Birthday - Joe Frank Edwards, Jr., Richmond, Virginia, Commander USN/astronaut, STS-89

1957 Birthday - "Curley" Joe Smyth, country singer, Betty's Bein' Bad

1956 Birthday - Glynnis O'Connor, New York City, actress, California Dreaming, Ode to Billy Joe

1956 Birthday - Joe Penny, London, actor, Gangster Wars, Riptide, Jake and the Fatman

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

1956 Birthday - Joe Satriani, born in Westbury, New York, instrumentalist, guitarist, Grammy-Award nominee, recruited by Mick Jagger to play lead guitar for The Rolling Stones' tour, in 1988, lead guitarist for Deep Purple in 1994, performed in annual G3 Jam Concerts, influenced by Eric Clapton

1956 Birthday - Joe Montana, NFL quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers

1956 Event - Reds' John Klippstein, Hershel Freemman and Joe Blacks no-hitter, broken up with 2 outs in 10th and lose to Braves in 11th, 2-1

1956 Birthday - Joe [Naomichi] Ozaki, Tekushima, Japan, golfer, 1995 Phoenix Open-8th

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

1955 Birthday - Joe Leeway, born in Islington, England, musician, songwriter for the Thompson Twins, played bongos, congas for album, 'A Product of ... (Participation)'

1955 Event - Willie Mays hits record tying 9th home run at Ebbets Field (ties Joe Adcock)

1955 Birthday - Danny Joe Pohl, born in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, PGA golfer, 1986 Colonial

1955 Birthday - Joe Doherty, Ireland, IRA activist, jailed in U.S.

1954 Event - U.S. Senate censures Joe McCarthy, Senator-R-Wisconsin, for "conduct that tends to bring Senate into dishonor and disrepute"

1954 Birthday - Joe Jackson, English singer/pianist/composer, The Harder they Come

1954 Event - Mil Braves' Joe Adcock sets record of 18 total bases (4 home runs, 1 double)

1954 Event - Cards' Joe Cunningham hits 2 home runs for record 3 home runs in his 1st 2 days

1954 Death - Joe Laurie, Jr., comedian (Can You Top This?), dies at 61

1954 Event - Joe Turner releases "Shake, Rattle and Roll"

1954 Event - New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio marries actress Marilyn Monroe

1953 Birthday - Joe Toplyn, Boston, comedic writer, Late Night with David Letterman

1953 Birthday - Willy "Mink" Deville, Borsay, U.S. blues/rock singer, Hey! Joe

1953 Event - Pittsburgh trades outfielder Ralph Kiner and Joe Garagiola to Chicago

1953 Event - Heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Joe Walcott in Chicago

1953 Event - Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 1 for heavywgt boxing title

1953 Event - Joe Adcock is 1st to homer into Polo Grounds' center field bleachers

1953 Birthday - Joe Bob Briggs, born in Dallas, Texas, actor, film critic, wrote for 'Texas Monthly' and 'Dallas Times Herald'

1952 Event - Dodgers pitcher Joe Black wins NL Rookie of Year

1952 Event - Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 13 for hw boxing title

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 Event - Jersey Joe Walcott beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for hw boxing title

1951 Birthday - Joe Jordan, born in Carluke, Scotland, professional soccer player, the only soccer player to score in three World Cups in 1974, 1978 and 1982

1951 Event - Joe DiMaggio announces his baseball retirement

1951 Death - "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, of baseball's black sox scandal, dies

1951 Death - Shoeless Joe Jackson, American Athlete

1951 Event - Lefty O'Doul's all-stars, including Joe DiMaggio and Billy Martin, lose 3-1 to Pacific League all-star team (Japan)

1951 Event - Rocky Marciano defeats Joe Louis at Madison Square Garden

1951 Birthday - Joe Pantoliano, born in Jersey City, New Jersey, actor, Finelli Boys, Fugitive

1951 Event - Jersey Joe Walcott at 37 becomes oldest to win heavyweight champion

1951 Event - Yankee Joe DiMaggio and manager Casey Stengel feud

1951 Birthday - Joe Piscopo, born in Passaic, New Jersey, comedian, SNL, Miller Lite commercials

1951 Event - Joe Louis scored his last knock out victory

1951 Event - Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title

1951 Event - South Carolina House urges "Shoeless Joe" Jackson be reinstated

1950 Event - Jockeys W Shoemaker and Joe Culmone set record of 388 wins in a year

1950 Birthday - David Leisure, actor, Joe Isuzu, Airplane, Charley-Empty Nest

1950 Event - Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles KOs Joe Louis in New York City for heavyweight boxing title

1950 Event - Philadelphia A's Joe Astroth is 4th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (6th)

1950 Event - Joe DiMaggio becomes 1st to hit 3 home run in a game at Griffith Stadium

1950 Birthday - Joe Perry, born in Boston, Massachusetts, rock guitarist, Aerosmith-Walk this Way

1950 Event - Hitting just .279, Yank great Joe DiMaggio is benched for 1st time

1950 Event - Casey Stengel asks Joe DiMaggio to play 1st base (handles 13 chances)

1950 Event - Joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit

1950 Event - Joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit, Yankees beat Indians 8-2

1950 Birthday - Joe Bugner, Hungarian/British/Australian boxer, European Champ 1971

1950 Event - Senator Joe McCarthy claims to have list of 205 communist government employees

1950 Event - Senator Joe McCarthy finds "communists" in U.S. Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1949 Event - Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title

1949 Event - White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A's for Nellie Fox

1949 Event - A's trade 2nd baseman Nellie Fox to White Sox for Joe Tipton

1949 Event - Yankees trade Joe Gordon to Cleveland for Allie Reynolds

1949 Birthday - Joe Barton, born in Waco, Texas, Representative-R-Texas 1985 -

1949 Birthday - Joe Barton, American Politician

1949 Birthday - Joe Theismann, NFL quarterback, Redskins, sportscaster

1949 Birthday - Joe Regalbuto, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown

1949 Event - Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title

1949 Birthday - Doug Sheehan, actor, Joe Kelly-General Hospital

1949 Event - Joe Louis retires as heavyweight boxing champ

1949 Birthday - Joe Lavender, born in Rayville, Louisiana, football cornerback, played for National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins

1949 Event - Joe DiMaggio becomes 1st $100,000/year baseball player (New York Yankees)

1948 Birthday - Joe Dallesandro, Pensicola, Florida, actor, Heat, Trash, AW Frankenstein

1948 Event - Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1948 Event - Joe Cronin pinch hit home runs in both ends of a doubleheader

1948 Birthday - Joe Roth, American Director

1948 Event - Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive home runs

1948 Event - New York Yankees Joe Dimaggio hits for cycle (single, double, triple, home run)

1948 Birthday - Joe Bonsall, Philadelphia, country singer, Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira

1948 Birthday - Billy Zoom, born in Savanna, Illinois, musician, guitarist, founder of punk rock band X, Guitar Player named him greatest guitar player of all time in 2007, worked with Gene Vincent, rockabilly legend, as well as Etta James, Big Joe Turner

1947 Event - Joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1947 Event - Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote

1947 Birthday - Joe Walsh, Wichita, Kansas, guitarist/rocker, Eagles-Take it Easy

1947 Birthday - Joe Mantegna, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor, House of Games, Weeds

1947 Birthday - Joe Morton, New York City, actor, Hal-Grady, Abel Marsh-Another World

1947 Birthday - Bob Weir, born in San Francisco, California, guitarist, Grateful Dead-Uncle Joe's Band

1947 Event - Al Gionfriddo makes a great catch off Joe Dimaggio in World Series

1947 Event - Former Yank manager Joe McCarthy signs to manage Red Sox

1947 Birthday - Joe Manchin, American Politician

1947 Event - Heavyweight Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello

1947 Birthday - Joe Ely, Amarillo, Texas, country vocalist, Honky Tonk Masquerade

1947 Birthday - Joe Coleman, baseball pitcher, Washington, Detroit

1947 Birthday - Joe Baca, American Politician

1946 Birthday - Joe Dante, director, Matinee, Twilight Zone, Police Squad, Gremlins

1946 Birthday - Joe Correro, Greenwood Ms, rock drummer, Paul Revers and The Raiders

1946 Birthday - "Mean" Joe Greene, NFL tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Coke spokesman

1946 Event - Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1946 Birthday - Joe Klein, American Journalist

1946 Event - Joe Garagiola plays his 1st major league baseball game

1946 Birthday - Joe Spano, born in San Francisco, California, actor, Henry Goldblume-Hill St. Blues

1946 Event - 1st TV sports spectacular - Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn

1946 Event - Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1946 Event - Bill Dickey replaces Joe McCarthy as Yankee manager

1946 Death - Joe Humphries, cricket wicket keeper (3 Tests for England 1907-08), dies

1945 Birthday - Domonic Barber, attorney, Howard Stern, Jessica Hahn, Joe Buttafucco

1945 Event - Heavyweight champ Joe Louis is discharged from army

1945 Event - Joe Kuhel hits inside-the-park home run, only home run hit by a Senator all season at Washington's Griffith Stadium

1945 Event - A's catcher George George punches ump Joe Rue gets suspended

1945 Birthday - Johnnie Richardson, rocker, Johnnie and Joe

1945 Birthday - Joe Schermie, Madison Wi, bassist, 3 Dog Night-Joy to the World

1945 Event - General "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell and truck convoy reopen Burma Road to China

1944 Death - Lupe Velez, actress (Joe Palooka), overdoses on seconal at 34

1944 Birthday - Joe Eszterhas, screenwriter, Basic Instinct, Showgirls

1944 Birthday - Joe Niekro, baseball knuckler, New York Yankees

1944 Birthday - Smokey Bear, named after New York City fireman Smokey Joe Martin

1944 Birthday - Bobbie Gentry, Mississippi, singer and songwriter, Ode to Billy Joe

1944 Birthday - Joe Amato, NHRA top fuel drag racing champion 1991

1944 Event - Joe Nuxhall, 15, of Cincinnati Reds is youngest player in major league

1944 Birthday - Joe Cocker, Sheffield Eng, rock vocalist, Little Help From My Friends

1944 Event - Joe McCarthy returns as Yankee manager after an illness

1944 Event - Youngest baseball player, Cincinnati Reds sign 15 year old Joe Nuxhall

1944 Birthday - Joe Frazier, born in Beaufort, South Carolina, heavyweight boxer, 1964 Olympic gold medal, World Heavyweight Boxing Champion 1968 - 1973

1943 Birthday - Chas Hodges, born in Edmonton, London, rocker, pianist, guitarist, vocalist, member of English duo Chas & Dave, worked with producer Joe Meek, backed Jerry Lee Lewis

1943 Event - Yankee 2nd baseman Joe Gordon announces retirement (hates New York)

1943 Birthday - Robert Walden, New York City, actor, Joe Rossi-Lou Grant, New Doctors

1943 Birthday - Joe Leonard Morgan, 2nd baseman, Reds, commentator, ESPN

1943 Birthday - Joe Morgan, American Athlete

1943 Birthday - Joe Simon, U.S. singer, Power of Love

1943 Birthday - Tony Joe White, born in Oak Grove, Louisiana, nickname, 'The Swamp Fox', singer, guitarist, songwriter, known for hit 'Polk Salad Annie', swam rock genre

1943 Event - Player-manager Joe Cronin of Red Sox hits two 3-run pinch home runs

1943 Birthday - Joe [William] Haldeman, U.S., sci-fi author, Hugo, Nebula, Worlds Apart

1943 Birthday - Joe Haldeman, American Author

1943 Birthday - Joe Namath, Pennsylvania, NFL quarterback for the New York Jets, $400,000 man, 1969 Superbowl

1943 Event - New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio, enlists into the U.S. army

1943 Birthday - Joe Pesci, born in Newark, New Jersey, actor, Half Nelson, Goodfellas

1942 Birthday - Joe McGinniss, Rye, New York, author, Selling of President 1968

1942 Birthday - Joe Biden, born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Senator-D-Delaware 1973 - 2009, 47th Vice President of the U.S.

1942 Event - Despite Ted Williams wins Triple Crown, Yankees Joe Gordon wins AL MVP

1942 Birthday - Joe Chambers, born in Los Angeles, California, rock guitarist and vocalist, Chambers Brothers

1942 Birthday - Jerry Garcia, SF, rocker, Grateful Dead-Uncle Joe's Band

1942 Event - 46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Mass in 2:26:51.2

1942 Birthday - Billy Joe Royal, born in Valdosta, Georgia, country singer, Down in the Boondocks

1942 Event - Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 6 to retain heavyweight boxing title (New York City)

1942 Birthday - Joe Lieberman, Sen-D Connecticut

1942 Event - Joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1942 Birthday - K Callan, born in Dallas, Texas, actress, Joe's World, Martha-Lois and Clark

1942 Birthday - Country Joe McDonald, California, rock guitarist and vocalist, & the Fish

1941 Event - Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP

1941 Birthday - Joe Louis Caldwell, born in Texas City, basketball player 1964 Olympic gold

1941 Event - Joe Louis TKOs Lou Nova in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Birthday - Joe Bauer, born in Memphis, Tennessee, rock drummer, Youngbloods

1941 Birthday - Joe Butler, rocker, drummer, vocalist, founding member of The Lovin' Spoonful, performed in musical production of Hair

1941 Event - Browns pitcher Johnny Niggling gets Joe DiMaggio in 4 at bats to stop DiMaggio's streak of 74 games in reaching base

1941 Event - New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak ends in Cleveland

1941 Event - Joe Dimaggio goes 3 for 4, hitting in his 56th straight game

1941 Birthday - Robert Pine, born in Scarsdale, New York, actor, Joe Getraer-CHiPs

1941 Event - Joe Dimaggio on way to 56, ties Willie Keeler's 44 game hit streak

1941 Event - Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe Louis beats Buddy Baer on DQ in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe DiMaggio starts 56-game hitting streak; Yankees lose 13-1

1941 Birthday - Joe Brown, singer/guitarist

1941 Event - Joe Louis TKOs Tony Musto in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe Louis KOs Gus Dorazio in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe Louis KOs Red Burman in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Birthday - Joe Terranoua, rocker, Danny and The Juniors

1940 Birthday - Phil Ochs, born in El Paso, Texas, anti-war folk singer, Joe Hill, War is Over

1940 Event - Joe Louis KOs Al McCoy in 6 for heavyweight boxing title in Chicago

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 - Chris Farlowe, born in North London, England, John Henry Deighton, rocker, singer, soul, rhythm and blues, jazz rock, signed with Columbia and Immediate, once used pseudonym 'Little Joe Cook'

1940 Birthday - Joe Pepitone, baseball 1st baseman, New York Yankee

1940 Birthday - Tim Rose, born in Washington, D.C., born Timothy Alan Patrick Rose, singer, songwriter, guitarist, voice compared to Ray Charles, Rod Stewart, Joe Cocker

1940 Birthday - Joe Negroni, rock vocalist, Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers

1940 Birthday - Joe Torre, American Athlete

1940 Birthday - Joe Flaherty, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, comedian, SCTV, Blue Monday

1940 Event - Joe Louis TKOs Arturo Godoy in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1940 Event - Joe Louis KOs Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight boxing title

1940 Birthday - Joe South, Atlanta, guitarist/songwriter/singer, Games People Play

1940 Event - Joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1939 Event - Joe DiMaggio wins AL MVP, Jimmie Foxx is runner-up

1939 Event - Joe Louis KOs Bob Pastor in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1939 Birthday - Joe Azcue, baseball player

1939 Event - 7th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, New York New York Yankee/AL maanager Joe McCarthy starts 6 Yankees

1939 Event - Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1939 Birthday - Joe Clark, Charles Joseph, P-C, 16th Canadian PM, 1979-80

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

1939 Event - Joe Louis KOs Jack Roper in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1939 Birthday - Joe Kapp, NFL QB, Minnesota Vikings, Boston Patriots, Houston Oilers

1939 Birthday - John Fahey, singer, Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death

1939 Event - Joe Louis KOs John Henry Lewis in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1938 Event - Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of 1st round at Yankee Stadium

1938 Event - Joe Louis KOs Harry Thomas in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1938 Event - Joe Louis KOs Nathan Mann in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

1937 Event - St. Louis Cardinals Triple Crown winner Joe Medwick is named NL MVP

1937 Event - Joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1937 Event - Joe DiMaggio's 1st grand slammer

1937 Event - Joe Louis KOs James J. Braddock in 18 for heavyweight boxing title

1937 Event - Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive home runs against St. Louis Browns

1937 Birthday - Joe Henderson, American Musician

1937 Event - Joe DiMaggio takes Ty Cobb's advice and replace his 40 with 36 oz bat

1937 Birthday - Joe Rivers, rocker, Johnnie and Joe

1937 Birthday - Adam Wade, actor, Kiss Me Goodbye, Crazy Joe

1937 Birthday - Joe Raposa, composer/songwriter, Sesame Street

1936 Event - Joe Medwick sets a still-standing NL record with his 64th double

1936 Event - Joe DiMaggio becomes 5th to hit 2 home runs in 1 inn, Yankees beat Browns 18-4

1936 Event - German boxer Max Schmeling World Champion KOs Joe Louis

1936 Event - Joe McCarthy is named to manage AL All-Stars, rather than high-strung Mickey Cochrane, who is very close to a nervous breakdown

1936 Event - New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio makes his major-league debut, gets 3 hits

1936 Birthday - Joe Don Baker, Groesback, Texas, actor, Eischied, Walking Tall, Fletch

1935 Birthday - Peter Boyle, Philadelphia, actor, Joe, Candidate, Everybody Loves Raymond

1935 Birthday - Bobby Joe Morrow, Brownsville, Texas, sprinter, Olympic-3 gold-1956

1935 Event - Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium

1934 Event - New York Yankees buy Joe DiMaggio from San Francisco Seals (Pacific Coast League)

1934 Event - While Washington player-mgr Joe Cronin honeymoons with Mildred Robertson owner Clark Griffith's niece and adopted daughter, he is sold to Red Sox

1934 Birthday - Vern Gosdin, Woodland Al, country singer, Set 'em Up Joe

1934 Birthday - Joe Santos, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Rockford Files, AKA Pablo, Shamus

1934 Event - Kenesaw Mountain Landis denies Joe Jackson's appeal for reinstatement

1933 Event - Joe Lilliard quarterbacks Chicago Cardinals; last NFL black until 1946

1933 Birthday - Joe Knollenberg, born in Mattoon, Illinois, Representative-R-Michigan 1993 - 2009

1933 Event - Sally Eilers weds Harry Joe Brown

1933 Birthday - Joe Tex, singer and songwriter, Hold What You've Got

1933 Event - Joe Dimaggio ends 61 game hitting streak in Pacific Coast League

1933 Event - Lou Gehrig and Joe McCarthy thrown out of game, McCarthy suspended 3 games but Gehrig isn't, so he continues his streak at 1,249 games

1933 Death - Giuseppe [Joe] Zangara, electrocuted for assassination attempt on FDR

1933 Birthday - Joe Orton, England, actor/dramatist, Prick Up Your Ears

1932 Birthday - Joe Clark, born in Los Angeles, California, WLAF off coordinator coach for the Amsterdam Admirals

1932 Event - Joe Kershalla scores 71 points in a college football game

1932 Birthday - Joe H. Engle, born in Abilene, Kansas, Brigadier General USAF/astronaut, STS-T-2, T-4, 2, 51I

1932 Event - Lou Gehrig plays 1,103rd successive game in a New York uniform, equaling Joe Sewell's record with one team (Cleveland)

1932 Birthday - Joel Grey, Joe Katz, actor, Cabaret, Remo Williams, 7% Solution

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

1932 Birthday - Joe Schmidt, NFL Hall-of-Famer

1931 Event - Joe McCarthy debuts as New York Yankee manager

1930 Event - Sporting News picks Bill Terry as NL MVP and Joe Cronin as AL MVP

1930 Event - AP votes Joe Cronin unofficial AL MVP and BWA names Hack Wilson NL MVP

1930 Event - Yankees announce signing Joe McCarthy to manage for 4 years

1930 Event - Roger Hornsby replaces Joe McCarthy as Cubs manager

1930 Birthday - Joe Solomon, cricketer, WI batsman of 50's Cap fell on wkt vs. Australia

1930 Event - Joe Sewell, strikes out twice of his 3 times in 1930, by Pat Caraway

1930 Birthday - Kenny Ball, born in Essex, England, musician, lead trumpet player, Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen, appeared in film Live It Up!, featured with Joe Brown, Brenda Lee on Kapp Records

1930 Birthday - Barbara Lawrence, Carnegie, Oklahoma, actress, Joe Dakota

1930 Birthday - Eddie Egan, Bronx New York City, actor, Joe Forrester

1929 Event - 1st CF interception return for a touchdown (Joe Hess-University of Alberta)

1929 Birthday - Joe Modise, South African commandant of Umkhonto we Sizwe, 1965-

1929 Birthday - "Crazy" Joe Gallo, mobster

1927 Event - Walter Hagen beats Joe Turnesa for 4th consecutive PGA title

1927 Birthday - Joe Adcock, born in Coushatta, Louisiana, first baseman, outfielder, played for Cincinnati Reds, homered four times in a single game against Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field

1927 Birthday - Joe Skeen, born in Roswell, New Mexico, Representative-R-New Mexico 1981 - 2003

1927 Birthday - Joe Moakley, born in Boston Massachusetts, Representative-D-Massachusetts 1973 - 2001

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

1927 Birthday - Joe Perry, NFL Hall-of-Famer

1926 Birthday - Joe Garagiola, born in St. Louis, Missouri, sportscaster/host, Today Show

1925 Birthday - David Bache, born in Worcestershire, England, David Ernest Bache, son of footballer Joe Bache, car designer, worked with Rover, established design company David Bache Associates, created the Land Rover, Series II Land Rover

1924 Birthday - Joe Paterno, football coach, Penn State, SI Sportsman of 1986

1924 Birthday - Joe Flynn, Youngstown Ohio, actor, McHale's Navy

1924 Event - Christian General Feng Joe Siang occupies Beijing

1924 Event - Joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game

1924 Birthday - Audie Murphy, born in Kingston, Texas, WW II hero/actor, Destry, Joe Butterfly

1924 Birthday - Joe Black, baseball player

1923 Birthday - Joe Minogue, journalist

1923 Birthday - Joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd

1922 Birthday - Joe Silver, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor, Mr I Magination, Fay

1922 Event - Browns George Sisler's 41-game hit streak is stopped by New York's Joe Bush

1922 Birthday - Joe Gold, American Businessman

1921 Birthday - Joe "Ducky" Medwick, baseball player

1921 Birthday - Joe Loco, musician

1920 Event - American Pro Football League's Chicago Tiger Joe Guyon punts 95 yards

1920 Birthday - Jack Webb, born in Santa Monica, California, actor, Joe Friday-Dragnet

1920 Event - Joe Malone, Quebec Bulldogs, sets NHL record with 7 goals in a game

1920 Event - Quebec's Joe Malone sets NHL record of 7 goals in a game

1919 Event - Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for a .505 avg)

1918 Birthday - Joe Williams, Cordele, Georgia, jazz singer, Everyday I have the Blues

1918 Death - Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36

1918 Birthday - Joe Daley, jazz tenor/clarinet/flute player

1918 Birthday - Joe Carveth, NHL forward, scored 20 or more goals in 3 seasons

1918 Event - Montreal Canadien Joe Malone scores 5 goals beating Ottawa 9-4

1917 Birthday - Joe Pasternak, Transylvania Hungary, producer, Spinout, Big City

1917 Event - Red Sox sell Smokey Joe Wood, his arm dead at 26, to Cleveland for $15,000

1916 Birthday - Joe Bushkin, New York City, jazz pianist, A Couple of Joes

1916 Event - Philadelphia A's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleveland, 5-0

1916 Birthday - Joe Liggins, U.S. composer, Pink Champagne

1916 Birthday - Joe Bamford, British manufacturer/multi-millionaire

1915 Death - Joe Hill, Labor leader/songwriter, executed for murder

1915 Event - White Sox obtain Joe Jackson from Cleveland in exchange for Robert Roth, Larry Chappell, Ed Klepfer, and $31,500

1915 Event - 41st Kentucky Derby: Joe Notter aboard Regret wins in 2:05.4

1915 Birthday - Joe Hitchcock, darts player, leader of St. Dunstan's Four

1914 Birthday - Joe DiMaggio, Yankee Clipper, 56 game hitting streak

1914 Birthday - Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker

1914 Event - Chicago White Sox Joe Benz no-hits Cleveland Indians, 6-1

1914 Birthday - Joe Louis, world heavyweight boxing champion, 1937 - 1949

1914 Birthday - Jersey Joe Walcott, heavyweight boxing champ, 1951-52

1914 Event - IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia

1913 Event - Joe Tinker fired as Cincinnati Reds manager

1912 Event - Red Sox pitcher Joe Wood ties then record of 16 straight wins

1912 Birthday - Joe Stydahar, NFL tackle for the Chicago Bears

1911 Birthday - Joe Jones, born in Chicago, Illinois, drummer

1911 Event - Boston Red Sox Joe Wood no-hits St. Louis Browns, 5-0

1911 Event - Boston Red Sox Smokey Joe Wood no-hits St. Louis Browns, 5-0

1911 Birthday - Joe Hardstaff, Jr., cricketer, son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England

1911 Event - Red Sox Joe Wood strikes out 3 pinch hitters in 9th for 5-4 win

1911 Birthday - Joe Turner, KC, blues singer, Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle and Roll

1911 Birthday - Margot Grahame, born in Canterbury, England, born Margaret Clark, actress, compared to Jean Harlow, dubbed the 'Aluminum Blonde', performed with Bebe Daniels in The Fabulous Joe

1909 Birthday - Lupe Velez, Guadelupe Velez de Villabos, actress, Joe Palooka

1909 Event - 43rd Belmont: Eddie Dugan aboard Joe Madden wins in 2:21.6

1909 Birthday - Joe Arpaio, American Public Servant

1908 Event - 42nd Belmont: Joe Notter aboard Colin win

1908 Birthday - Joe Grant, American Artist

1907 Birthday - Joe Turner, U.S. jazz pianist

1907 Event - Cards Ed Konetchy steals home twice and Joe Delahanty also steals home for record 3 steals of home (vs Boston)

1907 Birthday - Joe Lederer, Austrian actress/writer, Drei Tage Liebe

1906 Birthday - Joe Cronin, baseball, Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL President

1906 Event - New York Highlander Joe Doyle debuts pitching back-to-back shut-outs

1906 Birthday - Joe Primeau, NHL center

1905 Birthday - Joe E. Ross, comedian, Gunther Toody-Car 54, Ritzik-Phil Silvers Show

1904 Birthday - Joe Coral, bookmaker

1903 Birthday - Joe Valachi, American Celebrity

1903 Event - Joe McGinnity wins his 3rd doubleheader of month

1903 Event - Joe Pulitzer donated $1 million to Columbia U and begins Pulitzer Prizes

1902 Birthday - Joe Adonis, Italy, American crime-syndicate boss in New York and New Jersey

1902 Birthday - Joe E. Lewis, born in New York City, New York, comedian, singer, famous for Al Capone's heavies beating him after he refused to renew his contract at Green Mill Cocktail Lounge in Chicago, Illinois, movie, book, 'The Joker is Wild'

1901 Event - Joe McGinnity, suspended from NL for punching and spitting on an ump

1901 Birthday - Joe Davis, English snooker/billiards-world champ, 1927-46

1898 Birthday - Frank McHugh, actor, Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young

1898 Event - Joe Darling hits the 1st six in Tests (out of the ground)

1897 Event - 3rd U.S. Golf Open: Joe Lloyd shoots a 162 at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Illinois

1897 Birthday - Luella Gear, New York City, actress, Joe and Mabel

1894 Event - Test Cricket debut of Joe Darling, Ernie Jones, Archie MacLaren

1892 Birthday - Joe Guyon, NFL halfback, Canton, Cleveland, Oorang, Rock I, etc

1892 Birthday - Joe E Brown, born in Holgate, Ohio, comedian, Buck Circus Hour

1891 Death - Joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Australia tour), dies

1890 Birthday - Robert Armstrong, Saginaw, Michigan, actor, Mighty Joe Young, King Kong

1889 Birthday - Smokey Joe Wood, American Athlete

1889 Birthday - Shoeless Joe Jackson, American Athlete

1887 Birthday - Joe Jackson, black sox player, Say it aint so, Joe

1886 Birthday - Joe Cox, cricketer, South African pace bowler in 1913-14 series vs. England

1885 Event - 11th Kentucky Derby: Babe Henderson aboard Joe Cotton wins in 2:37

1882 Birthday - Joe Hardstaff Sr, cricketer, "Hotstuff" in 1907-08 MCC tour of Australia

1882 Birthday - Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler, WW I

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

1879 Birthday - Joe Hill, Jevla Sweden, organizer, IWW, songwriter, Union Scab, martyr

1876 Event - 1st NL no-hitter (Joe Borden, Boston)

1872 Event - 6th Belmont: James Roe aboard Joe Daniels wins in 2:58

1870 Birthday - Joe Darling, cricketer, Australian lefty batsman at turn of century

1870 Event - Jem Mace and defends his heavyweight crown against Irish champ Joe Coburn, it lasts 1 hour and 17 minutes, and neither is struck by a punch

1867 Birthday - Joe Howard, New York City, vocalist, Gay Nineties Revue

1864 Event - Confederate General Joe Wheeler besieges Dalton, Georgia

1864 Event - CSA President Davis replaces General Joe Johnston with John Bell Hood

1863 Event - Joe Coburn KOs Mike McCoole for U.S. boxing title in 63rd round

1862 Event - General Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at 7 Pines

1738 Death - Joe Miller, English comic, dies













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