Journey Events in History



2014 Event - NASA Mars probe MAVEN is on track to enter the planet's orbit after a 10-month journey; the probe will collect data for a year on the upper Martian atmosphere to potentially answer questions about climate change on the planet

2003 Event - Tony Awards, Hairspray, Take Me Out, Long Day's Journey Into Night revival and Nine revival won major awards

1999 Death - Bethel Leslie, actress/writer, Long Day's Journey into Night, dies at 70

1996 Death - Mohamed Amin, cameraman, photojournalist, known for photos of Ethiopian famine, fall of Idi Amin, wrote, 'Journey Through Pakistan', dies at 53

1993 Death - Ely A Landau, producer (Long Day's Journey), dies of stroke at 73

1989 Event - After 12-year, 4-billion-mile journey, Voyager 2 flies over cloudtops of Neptune and its moon Triton, sending back photographs of swamps

1987 Event - Daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel and Anne Knabe complete cycling journey of 15,266 mi from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Argentina

1987 Event - "334" club forms as 334 brave Devil fans journey through 20" of snow to attend New Jersey Devils 7-5 victory over Calgary at Meadowlands

1986 Event - Daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel and Anne Knabe begin cycling journey of 15,266 miles from Prudhoe Bay Alaska to Argentina

1983 Event - "Faithfully" by Journey peaks at #12

1980 Birthday - Eliza Dushku, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actress, This Boy's Life, True Lies, Journey

1978 Event - Steve Perry joins Journey

1970 Event - Ringo releases his 1st solo album "Sentimental Journey"

1962 Birthday - Ike Eisenmann, born in Houston, Texas, actor, Scott-Fantastic Journey

1961 Death - Louis-Ferdinand Celine, born in Courbevoie, France, novelist, 'Journey to End of Night', dies in Paris, France, at age 67

1961 Event - U.S. nuclear submarine Patrick Henry arrives at Scottish naval base of Holy Loch from South Carolina in a record underseas journey of 66 days 22 hours

1957 Event - 11th Tony Awards: Long Days Journey into the Night and My Fair Lady win

1956 Event - Hannes Lindemann begins journey across Atlantic in a 17' craft

1954 Birthday - Steve Smith, born in Los Angeles, California, rock drummer, Journey

1950 Birthday - Prairie Prince, born in Charlotte, North Carolina, born Charles L'Empereur Prince, rocker, drummer, member of The Tubes, founding member, Journey

1950 Birthday - Jonathan Cain, Chicago, rock guitarist/keyboardist, Journey, Babys

1946 Birthday - Aynsley Dunbar, rocker, Journey, Jefferson Starship

1944 Event - Pulitzer prize awarded to Martin Flavin (Journey in the dark)

1944 Event - 1st feature-length foreign movie, African Journey, shown on TV, New York City

1943 Birthday - Mohamed Amin, born in Kenya, cameraman, photojournalist, known for photos of Ethiopian famine, fall of Idi Amin, wrote, 'Journey Through Pakistan'

1942 Birthday - Ross Valory, rocker, Journey

1942 Birthday - John McLaughlin, rock guitarist, Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy

1941 Birthday - Gigi Perreau, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Journey to Center of Time

1931 Event - Ernest Lassy completes longest canoe journey without port (6,102 mi)

1930 Birthday - Carl Franklin, Richmond California, actor, Fantastic Journey

1929 Event - Robert Sherriff's "Journey's End," premieres in London

1927 Birthday - Sterling Lanier, U.S., writer, Hiero's Journey

1904 Birthday - Anthony Bushell, Kent England, actor, Journey's End

1901 Birthday - Florence Elridge, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Long Days Journey into the Night

1896 Birthday - Robert Sheriff, playwright, Journey's End

1894 Birthday - Louis-Ferdinand Celine, born in Courbevoie, France, novelist, 'Journey to End of Night'

1889 Event - New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began her attempt to surpass fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around world in less than 80 days She succeeded, by finishing trip following January in 72 days, 6

1879 Event - 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London and Cyprus

1876 Birthday - Hans Bethge, born in Dessau, Germany, writer, short stories, essays, plays, poetry on love, nature, works include, 'Agyptische Reise' 'Egyptian Journey'

1872 Event - U.S. cargo ship Mary Celeste set sail from New York on a journey which ended when it is found mysteriously abandoned the following month

1806 Event - Zebulon Pike began his journey to explore the Southwest

1790 Event - Columbia returns to Boston after 3 year journey, 1st ship to carry U.S. flag around the world

1768 Death - Lawrence Sterne, writer (Sentimental Journey France and Italy), dies

1689 Event - Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan













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