Spokane Events in History



1985 Event - KHQ-AM in Spokane Washington's final transmission

1985 Event - KHQ-AM in Spokane WA changes call letters to KLSN (now KAQQ)

1972 Birthday - Desiree Leipham, born in Spokane, Washington WPVA volleyballer, Nationals-17th-1995

1970 Birthday - Scott Levins, Spokane, NHL right wing, Ottawa Senators

1968 Birthday - Barbara Ann Moore, Spokane, Washington, playmate, Dec, 1992

1967 Event - KSPS TV channel 7 in Spokane, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966 Birthday - Eric Uptagrafft, Spokane, Washington prone rifle 1996 Olympics

1963 Event - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open

1962 Event - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Spokane Golf Open

1962 Birthday - John Stockton, born in Spokane, Washington, NBA guard, Utah Jazz, 1996 Olympics gold

1961 Event - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open

1961 Event - 108 degrees F, Spokane, WA

1960 Birthday - Michael Winslow, born in Spokane, Washington, actor/comedian, Police Academy

1960 Birthday - Kris Monaghan, Spokane, Washington, golfer, 1990 Red Robin Kyocera Inamori

1959 Birthday - Ryne Sandberg, born in Spokane, Washington, infielder for the Chicago Cubs

1959 Event - Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Spokane Golf Open

1958 Birthday - Sandra Elizabeth Greenberg, Spokane, Washington playmate, June, 1987

1954 Event - KREM TV channel 2 in Spokane, WA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953 Event - KXLY TV channel 4 in Spokane, WA (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1952 Event - KHQ TV channel 6 in Spokane, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1950 Birthday - Gary Frank, Spokane, Washington, actor, Enemy Territory, Deadly Weapon

1946 Event - 9 Spokane baseball players (Western League), die in a bus crash

1946 Birthday - Craig T. Nelson, born in Spokane, Washington actor, Poltergeist, Hayden Fox-Coach

1944 Event - 26th PGA Championship: Bob Hamilton at Manito G and CC Spokane Wash

1929 Birthday - Marilyn Clark, Spokane, Washington, actress, House of Party Beach

1929 Birthday - Tom Foley, born in Spokane, Washington, Representative-D-Washington 1965 - 1995, majority whip and speaker of house

1927 Event - KGA-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions

1925 Birthday - Patrice Munsel, Spokane, Washington soprano, Patrice Munsel Show

1922 Birthday - Darren McGavin, Spokane, Washington actor, Night Stalker, Tribes, Turk 182

1922 Event - KHQ-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions

1921 Birthday - Susan Peters, Spokane, Washington, actress, Random Harvest, Young Ideas

1921 Birthday - James Clifton, Spokane, Washington actor, Live and Let Die

1913 Birthday - Bob Crosby, Spokane, Washington, Bing's brother, orchestra leader, Bob Crosby Show

1912 Birthday - Jane Ross, Spokane, Washington actress, Audrey-Phyllis, Coed Fever

1910 Event - Father's Day celebrated for 1st time (Spokane, Wash)

1907 Birthday - John McIntire, born in Spokane, Washington, actor, Naked City, Wagon Train, Virginian

1902 Birthday - William Edmundson, Spokane, Washington vocalist, Southernaires

1894 Birthday - Seena Owen, Spokane, Washington, silent screen actress, Queen Kelly

1889 Event - 15th Kentucky Derby: Thomas Kiley aboard Spokane wins in 2:34













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