Amos Events in History

2000 Death - Jester Hairston, actor/composer, Amos 'n' Andy, dies at 98

1998 Death - Amos "Junior" Wells, blues musician, dies at 63

1990 Event - Dr. Amos Sawyer installed as interim President of Liberia

1982 Death - Freeman "Amos" Gosden, U.S. radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 83

1981 Event - Paul 'Bear' Bryant ties Amos Alonzo Stagg with 314 football wins

1980 Death - Lillian Randolph, actress (Roots, Amos n Andy), dies at 65

1980 Death - Amos Milburn, rocker, blues singer, pianist, played rhythm and blues, boogie-woogie, important figure in the history of blues musicianship, dies at 52

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

1975 Birthday - Troy Amos Ross, born in Georgetown, Guyana, Canadian boxer 1996 Olympics

1967 Death - Amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65

1966 Death - Smiley Lewis, Overton Amos Lemons, rocker, dies at 46

1965 Birthday - Amos Mansdorf, born in Tel Aviv, lsrael, professional tennis player, ranked 67th in the World for doubles, May, 1986

1963 Birthday - Tori Amos, born in North Carolina, pianist/vocalist, Under The Pink,

1960 Event - "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio

1960 Event - Amos Alonzo Stagg retires as a football coach at 98

1953 Event - "Amos 'n Andy," TV Comedy, also radio from '29; last aired on CBS

1951 Event - "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV

1950 Birthday - Amos Gitai, actor, Neo-Fascist Trilogy, Golem, Arena of Murder

1948 Birthday - Samuel L. Jackson, actor, Amos and Andrew, White Sand, Pulp Fiction

1947 Birthday - Amos Biwott, born in Uasin Gishee, Kenya, 3K steeplechaser, Gold Medal 1968 Olympics

1942 Birthday - Amos Tom Wargo, born in Marlette, Michigan, PGA golfer, 1993 PGA Seniors Champion

1939 Birthday - John Amos, Newark, New Jersey, actor, Good Times, Coming to America

1939 Birthday - Amos Oz, Jerusalem Israel, author, My Michael

1936 Birthday - Wally Amos, born in Tallahassee, Florida, actor, speaker, co-wrote, 'The Power in You', founder, 'Famous Amos' chocolate chip cookie brand, first African-American talent agent, represented Diana Ross & the Supremes, Simon & Garfunkel

1934 Birthday - Amos "Junior" Wells, born in Memphis, Tennessee, blues singer, In My Younger Days

1928 Event - "Amos and Andy" debuts on radio (NBC Blue Network-WMAQ Chicago)

1927 Birthday - Amos Milburn, born in Houston, Texas, rocker, blues singer, pianist, played rhythm and blues, boogie-woogie, important figure in the history of blues musicianship

1920 Event - General Amos Fries appointed 1st U.S. Army chemical warfare chief

1918 Event - Babe Ruth's blast over the fence in Fenway scores Amos Strunk, the Red Sox win 1-0 over Cleveland, prevailing rules reduce Babe's Hhome runR to a triple

1888 Death - Amos Bronson Alcott, U.S. theory/poet (Table Talk), dies at 88

1862 Birthday - Amos Alonzo Stagg, football pioneer, inventor, tackling dummy

1825 Death - Amos Bull, composer, wrote book of hymns 'The Responsary', used in New England churches, dies at 81

1806 Birthday - Amos Beebe Eaton, Major General Union Army

1799 Birthday - Amos Bronson Alcott, U.S. educator/poet, Concord Days

1744 Birthday - Amos Bull, composer, wrote book of hymns 'The Responsary', used in New England churches

1592 Birthday - Jan Amos Komensky, Comenius, Moravian educational reB03281603 Stephan Otto, composer