Mary Events in History

2014 Event - General Motors announces the recall of almost 3.4 additional vehicles for safety issues, bringing the current year recall total to almost 6 million; GM CEO Mary Barra has been keeping the U.S. Congress informed of the company's corrective actions

2013 Event - U.S. automaker General Motors appoints Mary Barra CEO; she becomes the first female to become CEO of an automative company

2012 Event - Jan van Eyck is credited as the painter of 'The three mary's at the tomb' a painting from the 1430's held in a Rotterdam museum

2010 Event - Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop, is canonized by Pope Benedict XVI at Saint Peter's Square

2010 Event - The Vatican approves of Australian Mary MacKillop as their first saint for canonization

2010 Event - The Queen Mary 2 makes her first port call in China at the Port of Shanghai, since her maiden voyage in 2004

2007 Death - Mary Douglas, dies in London, from complications of cancer, at 86

2005 Death - Rose Mary Woods, American Celebrity

2004 Death - Mary McGrory, writer, The Washington Post, dies at 85

2002 Death - Mary Hansen, Australian Musician

2002 Death - Barry Took, comedian, writer, television presenter on BBC program Points of View and BBC Radio 4 program The News Quiz, wrote comedy with Mary Feldman

2002 Death - Mary Stuart, long-time soap star, Search for Tomorrow, dies at 76

2001 Death - Mary Whitehouse, British Activist

2001 Death - Mary Kay Ash, businesswoman, started a major cosmetics company, dies at 83

2000 Death - David Tomlinson, actor, Mary Poppins, dies at 83

2000 Death - Mary Jenkins Langston, cook, cooked peanut butter and banana sandwiches for Elvis, dies at 77

1999 Death - Hazel Frederick, face in a crowd, faced the camera when Mary Tyler Moore tossed her hat in the opening credits of her show, dies at 91

1999 Death - Mary Kay Bergman, cartoon voice, South Park, dies at 38

1999 Death - Mary Jane Croft, actress, The Lucy Show, dies at 83

1998 Death - Mary Millar, actress, Keeping Up Appearances, dies at 62

1998 Death - Mary Calderone, doctor/writer, Talking With Your Child About Sex, dies at 94

1998 Death - Mary Frann, actress, Newhart, dies at 55

1998 Event - Mary Kay LeTourneau, 36, former teacher, who violated probation by seeing 14 year old father of her baby, sentenced to 7 years

1997 Event - Jana Novotna (Czechoslovakia) beats Mary Pierce (France) in Chase Tennis Champ

1997 Death - Mary Louise Smith, first woman to chair the Republican National Committee, dies at 82

1997 Event - 71st Australian Womens Tennis: Martina Hingis beat Mary Pierce (62 62)

1996 Death - Mary Leakey, British Scientist

1996 Death - Sylvia Mary Paget Chancellor, philanthropist, dies at 95

1996 Death - Mary Tuck, social researcher/civil servant, dies at 68

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

1996 Death - Mary Perot Nichols, journalist, dies at 79

1996 Death - Pamela Lyndon Travers, writer (Mary Poppins), dies at 96

1996 Death - Fearless Mary Nadia Wadia, actress, dies at 88

1995 Death - Mary Bruce, dance Teacher, dies at 95

1995 Death - Mary Madge Lascelles, literary critic/poet, dies at 95

1995 Death - Mary Wickes, actress (Sister Act), dies at 79

1995 Event - Mary Tyler Moore returns to series TV in "NY News," on CBS

1995 Death - Molly Mary Hyde, cricketer, dies at 81

1995 Event - Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic

1995 Death - Mary Adshead, muralist/painter, dies at 91

1995 Death - Patricia Highsmith, Mary Patricia Plangman, US/Swiss, dies at 74

1995 Event - 69th Australian Women's Tennis Open: Mary Pierce beats Vicario (63 62)

1995 Event - 69th Australian Womens Tennis: Mary Pierce beats A S Vicario (63 62)

1994 Death - Mary Durack, poet, author, historian, dies at 81

1994 Death - Mary Ann McCall, singer, dies at 75

1994 Death - Mary Maxwell Gates, philanthropist/mother of Bill Gates, dies at 64

1994 Event - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (21 days after his divorce) weds Mary Richardson

1994 Death - Sally Mary Caroline Belfrage, writer, dies at 57

1993 Event - Political campaigners James Carville (49) and Mary Matalin wed

1993 Death - Mary C Lawton, jurist (CIA's Agency Seal Medallion), dies at 58

1993 Death - Mary Duncan Sanford, dies at 98

1993 Death - Mary Philbin, actress (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 89

1992 Event - Amy Fisher sentenced 5-15 years for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco

1992 Death - Mary Smithuysen, Dutch dancer/actress (Bridge Too Far), dies

1992 Death - Mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88

1992 Death - Mary Wells, U.S. soul singer (My Guy), dies at 49

1992 Event - Gary Dell'Abate (Howard Stern Show) marries Mary

1992 Event - Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco in Massapequa LI

1992 Event - Balki and Mary Ann wed on "Perfect Strangers"

1992 Death - Alice Mary Riley, entertainer, dies of cancer at 51

1992 Death - Mary Osborne, jazz guitarist, dies at 70 of liver cancer

1991 Death - Mary Lawrence, actress (Best Man), dies of respiratory failure at 73

1991 Death - Mary Bacon, jockey, dying of cancer, commits suicide by gun at 43

1991 Event - Designer Mary McFadden (52) announces divorce of Kohie Yohannan (23)

1990 Event - Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton weds Shannon Kelley

1990 Event - Mary Robinson elected as 1st female president of Ireland

1990 Death - Mary Martin, actress (Peter Pan), dies of cancer at 76

1990 Death - Margaret Mary Lockwood, actress (Man in Grey, Wicked Lady), dies at 73

1990 Death - Mary Ward, Myra Syrier, actress (Playing for Keeps), dies

1990 Death - Mary Victor Bruce, who flew around empire state building in 1930, dies

1990 Death - Mary Jane Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, Second Wife), dies

1989 Death - Mary McCarthy, author (Group), dies, at 77

1989 Death - Mary Treen, actress (Career, Rock-a-bye Baby), dies at 71

1989 Event - Entertainment Tonight's Mary Hart marries producer Burt Sugarman

1989 Event - Mary Martin in "Peter Pan," 1st seen on TV since 1973

1988 Death - Mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies

1987 Death - Mary Astor, actress (Cynthia, Meet Me in St. Louis, Fiesta), dies at 81

1987 Event - Mary Beth wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic

1987 Event - Nurse Mary R. Stout chosen chairperson of Vietnam Veterans of America

1987 Death - Mary Spinell, actress (Last Horror Film), dies

1987 Death - Cathryn Damon, actress (Mary Campbell-Soap), dies at 56

1986 Event - Mary Lou Retton retires as a gymnast

1986 Death - Ted Knight, Tadeus Konopka, actor (Mary Tyler Moore), dies at 62

1986 Event - Mary Beth Whitehead christens surrogate Baby M, Sara

1986 Birthday - Mary Kate Olsen, twin actress, Michelle-Full House

1986 Birthday - Ashley Slaney, daughter of Olympians Mary Decker and Richard Slaney

1986 Birthday - Mary Beth Whitehead, American Celebrity

1986 Event - Mary Beth Zimmerman wins Uniden LPGA Golf Invitational

1986 Event - Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA Standard Register/Samaritan Golf Classic

1986 Event - Mary Lund of Minn, is 1st female recipient of an artificial heart

1985 Event - Mary Lund is 1st woman to receive a Jarvik VII artificial heart

1985 Death - Mary MacLaren, actress (Black Swan), dies at 85 of respiratory probs

1985 Event - Mary Decker Tabb Slaney runs U.S. 3K female record 8:25.83

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 Event - Mary Decker Slaney runs mile in world record 4:16.71

1984 Event - Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie passes (472 yards), including game ending 48 yard touchdown (Hail Mary Pass) to end game and beat Miami 47-45

1984 Event - Mary Decker trips on heel of Zola Budd during 3,000m Olympic run

1984 Death - Mary Miles Minter, actress (Drums of Fate), die at 82 of heart failure

1984 Event - Pulitzer prize awarded to Mary Oliver for "American Primitive"

1984 Death - Mary Zeldenrust-Noordanus, Dutch sexuologist (NVSH), dies at 55

1983 Death - Mary Renault [Challans], British author (Funeral games), dies at 78

1983 Death - Mary Livingstone, Sadye Marks, Comedienne, (Jack Benny), dies at 77

1982 Event - English ship Mary Rose, which sank during an engagement with France in 1545, raised at Portsmouth, England

1982 Event - Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic

1982 Event - Mary Hart joins Entertainment Tonight

1981 Event - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic

1981 Event - Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 100m butterfly (57.93)

1981 Event - Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 200m butterfly (2:05.96)

1981 Birthday - Mary Beth Arnold, born in Reno, Nevada, gymnast, World-bronze-95

1981 Death - Mary Lou Williams, black musician, dies at 71 in Durham NC

1981 Death - Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83

1981 Event - Mary Terstegge Meagher swims female record 100 m butterfly (58.91)

1981 Event - Mary Terstegge Meagher swims female record 200 m butterfly (2:05.65)

1980 Death - Mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77

1980 Event - Malcolm McDowell wed Mary Steenburgen

1980 Event - Jerilyn Britz wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic

1980 Death - Mary McCarty, actress (French Line), dies

1979 Event - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic

1979 Death - Mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84

1979 Death - Mary Pickford, actress (Coquette, Suds, Secrets), dies at 86

1979 Event - Mary Therese Friel, New York, crowned 28th Miss USA

1978 Event - Gerald Lascelles (under English princess Mary) weds Elizabeth Colvin

1977 Event - 29th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Carroll O'Conner and Bea Arthur

1977 Event - Last broadcast of "Mary Tyler Moore Show" on NBC-TV

1977 Death - Grace Mary Williams, composer, dies at 70

1977 Event - Mary Shane hired by Chicago White Sox as 1st woman TV play-by-play

1976 Death - Mary Nash, actress (Philadelphia Story, Till the Clouds Roll By), dies at 91

1976 Event - Battle East Sussex: Mary Langdon becomes 1st British firewoman

1976 Event - 28th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Jack Albertson and M Learned

1976 Death - Mary Margaret McBride, TV hostess (Mary Margaret McBride), dies at 76

1975 Event - "Hail Mary Pass"-Cowboys beat Vikings 17-14 on last second pass

1975 Event - Mary Bea Porter wins LPGA Golf Inns of America

1975 Event - 27th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Robert Blake and Jean Marsh

1975 Death - Mary Philips, actress (Farewell to Arms), dies at 75

1975 Death - Mary Ure, actress (Sons and Lovers, Where Eagles Dare), dies at 42

1975 Birthday - Mary Pierce, born in Montreal, Canada, tennis star, 1995 Australian Open

1974 Birthday - Amy Fisher, born in Long Island, New York, shot Mary Jo Buttafucco

1974 Death - Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90

1974 Event - 26th Emmy Awards: MASH, Alan Alda and Mary Tyler Moore win

1974 Event - Pope Paul VI encyclical "To Honor Mary"

1973 Event - Nixon's personal sec, Rose Mary Woods, tells a federal court she accidentally caused part of 18 -minute gap in a key Watergate tape

1973 Death - John Ford, U.S. director (Mary of Scotland, Stagecoach), dies at 78

1973 Event - 10-year-old Mary Boitano is 1st woman to win 6.8-mile Dipsea Race in Marin County, California, beating a field of 1,500 runners

1973 Death - Mary Frasca, singer/actress, dies in New York City

1973 Event - Mary Lou Crocker wins LPGA MARC Equity Golf Classic Crocker

1973 Event - Mary Mills wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic

1973 Death - Mary Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, 2nd Wife), dies at 99

1973 Event - 19th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills

1973 Death - Mary Kornman, actress (Desert Trail, Swing it Professor), dies at 57

1973 Event - 25th Emmy Awards: Waltons, All in the Family and Mary Tyler Moore

1973 Death - Mary Finney, actress (Honestly Celeste), dies at 68

1972 Event - Paul McCartney and Wings release "Mary Had a Little Lamb"

1972 Birthday - Mary Elizabeth Donaldson, Australian Royalty

1971 Birthday - David Walliams, born in Surrey, England, actor, appeared on 'Little Britain', 'Neighbours', 'Capturing Mary', television shows

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 - Mary Lynn Rajskub, American Actress

1971 Birthday - Mike Craig, St. Mary's, NHL right wing for the Toronto Maple Leafs

1971 Death - Mary Dorna, Dutch author, dies at 79

1971 Birthday - Mary J. Blige, born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, also known as Brook-Lynn, singer, songwriter, record producer, rhythm and blues, soul, hip hop genres, 26-time Grammy Award nominee, has sold over 48 million albums worldwide

1970 Event - Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show

1970 Event - "Mary Tyler Moore" show premieres

1970 Death - Mary Clare, dies at 76

1970 Event - Mary Mills wins LPGA Len Immke Buick Golf Open

1970 Event - Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary) plead guilty to "taking immoral liberties" with a 14 year old girl

1969 Event - Peter, Paul and Mary's "Leaving on a Jet Plane" reaches #1

1969 Event - Mary Mills wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic

1969 Birthday - Mary McCartney, daughter of Beatle Paul McCartney

1969 Event - Edward Kennedy pleads guilty to leaving scene of an accident a week after the Chappaquiddick car accident that killed Mary Jo Kopechne

1969 Death - Mary Jo Kopechne, in Ted Kennedy's car, drowns at 28

1969 Event - Mary Hopkin's Postcard album on Apple is released

1969 Birthday - Mary Stoker, Miss Wisconsin USA 1996

1969 Birthday - Mary McCormack, actress, Murder One, Private Parts

1968 Death - Enid Mary Blyton, author (Before I Go To Sleep), dies at 70

1968 Event - 11 year-old Mary Bell strangles 4 year-old

1968 Birthday - Mary Lou Retton, Fairmont, West Virginia, gymnast, Olympic-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-84

1967 Birthday - Mary McCagg, born in Seattle, Washington rower, Olympics-4th-92, 96

1967 Death - Mary Garden, opera star, dies at 92

1966 Birthday - Mary Hansen, Australian Musician

1966 Birthday - Mary Stuart Masterson, born in Houston, Texas, actress, Some Kind of Wonderful

1966 Event - 18th Emmy Awards: Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore

1965 Birthday - Mary Waddell Gainey, Hartsville, South Carolina, Miss SC-America, 1991-2nd

1965 Death - Henry Travers, actor (Bells of St. Mary, High Sierra), dies at 91

1965 Event - Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open

1965 Event - Mary Mills wins LPGA St. Louis Golf Open

1965 Death - Mary Boland, actress (Boy Trouble, New Moon), dies at 83

1965 Birthday - Jacqueline Mary Nelson, Upper Hutt New Zealand, points race cyclist 1996 Olympics

1965 Death - VAA Mary, English princess, dies at 67

1964 Event - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational

1964 Birthday - Mary Meagher-Plant, 100m butterfly swimmer, 1984, 1988 Olympics

1964 Event - 10th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills

1964 Birthday - Susan Walters, Georgia, actress, Lorna-Loving, Mary Beth-Dear John

1964 Death - Mary Howe, composer, pianist, studied with Nadia Boulanger, famous works include 'Chain Gang Song', 'Sand, Stars, Rock', dies at 82

1964 Event - Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Ladies' Golf Open

1964 Event - Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" released

1964 Birthday - Mark H. Lascells, grandson of English princess Mary

1964 Event - 16th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show, Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore

1964 Event - Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA St. Petersburg Women's Golf Open

1964 Death - Frank Conroy, actor (Midnight Mary, Threat), dies at 73

1963 Birthday - Mary Ramsey, singer, 10,000 Maniacs

1963 Event - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational

1963 Event - Mary Ann Fischer, Aberdeen, South Dakota, gave birth to America's 1st surviving quintuplets, 4 girls and a boy

1963 Event - 18th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mary Mills

1963 Event - Peter, Paul and Mary win their 1st Grammy (If I Had a Hammer)

1963 Event - "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter, Paul and Mary hits #2

1963 Birthday - Rebeca Arthur, actress, Mary Anne-Perf Strangers, Opposites Attract

1963 Event - 1st round-trip swim of Strait of Messina, Italy (Mary Revell of U.S.)

1962 Birthday - Mary Ellen Clark, Abington, Pennsylvania, diver, Olympics-2 bronze-92, 96

1962 Event - Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open

1962 Birthday - Mary Ellen Weber, born in Cleveland, Ohio, PhD/astronaut, STS-70

1962 Event - Peter, Paul and Mary release their 1st hit "If I Had a Hammer"

1962 Event - Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Tournament

1962 Birthday - Martin D Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary

1961 Birthday - Venice Kong, St. Mary Jamaica, playmate, September, 1985

1961 Birthday - Mary Beth Evans, born in Pasadena, California, actress, Katherine Ashton-General Hospital

1961 Death - Mary Charleson, actress (Upstairs and Downstairs), dies at 76

1961 Birthday - Mary Bono, American Politician

1961 Birthday - Mary Ellen Stuart, actress, Frannie Crawford-As the World Turns

1961 Birthday - Mary Lou, Daniels Chicago lL, tennis star

1961 Event - Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open

1961 Event - Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament

1961 Event - Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1961 Birthday - Mary Elizabeth McDonough, born in Van Nuys, California, actress, Erin-Waltons

1961 Event - Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Babe Didrikson Zaharias Golf Open

1961 Death - Philippine "Pine" Belder, Mary de Klerk, actress, dies at 93

1961 Event - Jean Kerr's "Mary, Mary," premieres in New York City

1961 Birthday - Mary Beth Evans, born in Pasadena, California, actress, Katherine-General Hospital

1961 Birthday - Mary Page Keller, actress in Duet, Scared Stiff, Baby Talk

1961 Birthday - Mary Docter, U.S., 3000m speed skater, Olympics-1980, 84, 88, 92

1960 Birthday - Mary Beth Zimmerman, Mount Vernon, Illinois, LPGA golfer, 1987 Henredon Classic

1960 Birthday - Mary Ostergren, St. Paul, Minnesota, biathelete 1994 Olympics

1960 Event - Typhoon Mary in China killed at least 1,600

1959 Birthday - Mary Holland, born in San Diego, California, WPVA volleyballer

1959 Birthday - Mary Crosby, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Kristin-Dallas, Ice Pirates

1959 Birthday - Mary Murphy, Birmingham, Michigan, LPGA golfer, 1990 U.S. Women's Open-5th

1958 Birthday - Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, born in Oak Park, Illinois, actress, Color of Money

1958 Event - Mary Ann Mobley (Miss), 21, crowned 31st Miss America 1959

1958 Death - Mary Ritter Beard, American historian, dies at 82

1958 Event - Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Macktown Golf Open

1958 Birthday - Mary Decker Tabb Slaney, New Jersey, olympic track star, mile record 4:16.71

1958 Event - Betty Jameson/Mary Lena Faulk wins Homestead 4-Ball Golf Tournament

1958 Birthday - Mary Ann Pascal, actress, Samantha-Brothers

1958 Birthday - Judy Norton-Taylor, born in Santa Monica, California, actress, Mary Ellen-Waltons

1957 Death - Maria "Mary" Beekman, actress (Modern Landhaaien), dies at 73

1957 Birthday - Mary Cadorette, born in East Hartford, Connecticut, actress, Vicky-3's a Crowd

1957 Event - Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA St. Petersburg Golf Open

1957 Death - Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83

1956 Event - Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Open

1956 Birthday - Catherine Mary Stewart, born in Edmonton, actress, Passion and Paradise

1955 Birthday - Mary Landrieu, born in Arlington, Virginia, politician, Democrat, U.S. Senator from the State of Louisiana, considered among most conservative Democrats in the Senate

1955 Birthday - Bo Derek, Mary Collins, born in Long Beach, California, actress, 10, Tarzan the Ape Man

1955 Event - Betty Jameson/Mary Faulk wins Virg Hot Springs 4-Ball Golf Tournament

1955 Death - Mary McLeod Bethune, educator and civil rights leader, dies at 79

1955 Event - Mary Martin as "Peter Pan" televised

1955 Birthday - R Jeremy H Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary

1954 Birthday - David Paymer, actor, Love Mary, Mr. Saturday Night

1954 Death - Mary Church Terrell, educator/civil rights leader, dies at 90

1954 Birthday - Mary Jane Smith, born in Van Nuys, California, WPVA volleyballer, National-9th-1993

1953 Birthday - James E Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary

1953 Birthday - Mary Matalin, American Celebrity

1953 Event - Mary Terrell wins struggle to end segregation in Washington D.C. restaurants

1953 Birthday - Henry Lascelles, English grandson of princess Mary

1953 Birthday - Mary Gross, born in Chicago, Illinois, actress and comedian, SNL, Club Paradise, Feds

1953 Death - Mary, queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, dies at 85

1953 Birthday - Mary Steenburgen, Newport, Arkansas, actress, Parenthood, Time After Time

1953 Birthday - Lucinda Williams, born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, singer, songwriter, wrote Grammy-Award-winning song, 'Passionate Kisses', recorded by Mary Chapin Carpenter, successful album, 'Car Wheels on a Gravel Road', combined country, blues, rock, Americana genres

1952 Birthday - Annie Potts, born in Nashville, Tennessee, actress, Mary Jo-Designing Women

1952 Birthday - Mary Collinson, born in Malta, twin playmate, Oct, 1970

1952 Event - Gerald D. Lascelles (under English princess Mary) weds Angela Dowding

1952 Birthday - Catherine Watkins, Hartford, Connecticut, actress, It's Not Easy, Mary

1952 Birthday - Mary McDonnell, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, actress, Sneakers, Independence Day

1951 Birthday - Mary Hart, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, TV hostess, Entertainment Tonight

1951 Birthday - Mary McAleese, born in Irish Statesman

1950 Birthday - David H G viscount Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary

1950 Birthday - Merry Martin, Camden, Michigan, actress, Leslie-Peter Loves Mary

1950 Birthday - Mary Hopkin, South Wales, singer, Those Were the Days

1950 Event - University of Miami ends William and Mary straight tennis match victories at 82

1950 Birthday - Mary Tamm, British actress, Odessa File

1949 Birthday - Claudia Jennings, Mary Ellen Chestrerton, Minnesota, playmate, Nov, 1969

1949 Birthday - Mary Gordon, U.S., author

1949 Birthday - Mary Bea Porter-King, Everett, Washington, LPGA golfer, 1975 Golf Inns Classic

1949 Birthday - [Mary] Kathleen Turner, born in Springfield, Missouri, actress, Romancing The Stone

1949 Death - Mary Antin, Russian Activist

1949 Birthday - Mary Maples Dunn, college president, Smith College

1949 Birthday - Mary Alice Williams, news reporter, NBC-TV

1949 Birthday - Christopher Durang, Montclair, New Jersey, playwright/actor, Sister Mary

1948 Birthday - Graham Zellick, principal, Queen Mary and Westfield College London

1948 Birthday - Mary Gordon-Watson, born in England, equestrian 3 day event, 1972 Olympics gold

1947 Birthday - Mary Kay Place, Tulsa Oklahoma, actress/country singer, Mary Hartman!

1947 Birthday - Alice Playton, New York City, actress, Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name

1947 Birthday - Dodie Stevens, actress, Mary Hartman!

1947 Birthday - Mary Louise Cleave, Southampton, New York, PhD/astronaut, STS-61-B, STS-30

1946 Birthday - Mary Beth Hurt, Mary Supinger, Iowa, actress, Garp, Interiors

1946 Birthday - Mary Meyer, U.S., 500m speed skater, Silver Medal 1968 Olympics

1945 Birthday - Stu Cook, rock bassist, Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary

1945 Birthday - Doug Clifford, rock drummer, Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary

1944 Birthday - Mary Archer, British Scientist

1944 Event - Mary Coyle Chase' "Harvey," premieres in New York City

1944 Birthday - Mary Lou Crocker, LPGA golfer

1944 Birthday - Mary Robinson, President of Republic of Ireland, Labour, 1990-

1944 Death - Ethel Mary Smyth, composer, dies at 86

1944 Birthday - Mary Wilson, born in Detroit, Michigan, vocalist, Supremes-Where Did Our Love Go

1944 Birthday - Shelley Fabares, born in Santa Monica, California, actress, singer, television debut 'Letter to Loretta', played role of Mary Stone in sitcom 'The Donna Reed Show', Primetime Emmy Award nominee for ABC sitcom 'Coach'

1943 Birthday - Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts, New York, actress, Eating Raoul, Terror Vision

1943 Birthday - Lauren Hutton, Mary, Charleston, South Carolina, model/actress, American Gigolo

1943 Event - British premier Churchill travels on the Queen Mary to Canada

1943 Birthday - Mary Wells, Detroit, singer, My Guy

1943 Birthday - Mary Frann, born in St. Louis, Missouri, actress, Joanna-Newhart, Days of Our Live

1942 Event - "Queen Mary" slices cruiser "Curacao" in half, killing 338

1942 Birthday - Carlos Monzon, boxer/actor, La Mary, Sonar Sonar

1941 Birthday - Mary Alice, Indianola MS, newscaster, CBS, Lettie-Different World

1941 Birthday - Alf Clausen, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, orchestra leader, Mary, Simpsons

1940 Birthday - James Burrows, TV producer/director, Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cheers

1940 Birthday - Valerie Harper, born in Sufferin, New York, Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda, Valerie

1940 Birthday - Mary Jo Kopechne, Ted Kennedy's driving buddy

1940 Birthday - Ricky Nelson, New Jersey, rock star, Hello Mary Lou, It's Late, Garden Party

1940 Birthday - Mary Ellen Mark, American Photographer

1940 Birthday - Mary Rose Oakar, born in Cleveland, Ohio, politician, first Democratic woman elected to U.S. Congress, member, U.S. House of Representatives

1940 Birthday - Mary Rand-Bignal-Toomey, England, long jumper 1964 Olympic gold

1940 Birthday - Mary Mills, born in Laurel, Mississippi, professional golfer, member, LPGA Tour, won 9 LPGA Tour victories

1939 Birthday - Denise Alexander, actress, Mary McKinnon-Another World

1939 Birthday - Mary Parkinson, British broadcaster

1939 Birthday - Mary Peters, born in England, pentathlete, Gold Medal 1972 Olympics

1939 Birthday - Dusty Springfield, Mary O'Brien, London, vocalist, Growing Pains

1939 Birthday - Louise Lasser, New York City, actress, Mary Hartman! Mary Hartman!

1939 Birthday - Mary Ann Mobley, Biloxi Ms, Miss America-1959/actress, Diff'rent Strokes

1939 Birthday - Mary Ellen McAnally, Illinois, poet, Dance of the Zygotes

1938 Birthday - Tina Turner, Brownsville, Texas, singer, Proud Mary

1938 Birthday - Mary Frances Berry, educator/head, US Commission on Civil Rights

1937 Birthday - Paul Stookey, singer/musician, Peter, Paul, and Mary

1937 Birthday - Mary Tyler Moore, born in Brooklyn, actress, Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People

1936 Birthday - Mary Travers, born in Louisville, Kentucky, folk singer, Peter Paul and Mary

1936 Birthday - Sally Mary Caroline Belfrage, writer

1936 Event - Queen Mary completes its maiden voyage, arriving in New York

1936 Event - RMS Queen Mary leaves Southampton for New York on maiden voyage

1936 Event - Mary Joyce ends a 1,000 mile trip by dog in Alaska

1935 Birthday - Julie Andrews, England, actress and singer, Sound of Music, Mary Poppins

1935 Birthday - Mary Oliver, American Poet

1935 Event - British King George and Queen Mary celebrates silver jubilee

1935 Event - Mary Hirsch, becomes 1st woman licensed as a horse trainer

1935 Birthday - Renee Taylor, born in New York City, actress, Jack Paar Show, Mary Hartman, Nanny

1935 Event - Actress Mary Pickford marries actor Douglas Fairbanks

1934 Event - British liner Queen Mary is launched

1934 Birthday - Mary Quant, Kent England, fashion designer, Chelsea Look, Mod Look

1933 Birthday - Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley, England, Duchess of Kent

1933 Birthday - Mary Ure, England, model/actress, Reflection of Fear, Windom's Way

1933 Birthday - Sheree North, Dawn Bethel, Louisiana, actress, Mary Tyler Moore Show

1932 Birthday - Mary Moon, Headmistress, Manchester High School for Girls

1932 Birthday - Antonia Fraser, biographer, Mary Queen of Scots

1932 Birthday - Dabney Coleman, born in Austin, Texas, That Girl, Mary Hartman, Buffalo Bill

1931 Birthday - Skeeter Davis, Mary Penick, Dry Ridge, Kentucky, singer, End of World

1931 Birthday - A M F, Sandy, Ross, managing-director, Mary Quant

1931 Birthday - Mary Murphy, Washington D.C., actress, A Man Alone, Maggie-Investigators

1930 Birthday - Jean-Luc Godard, French director, Alphaville, Hail Mary, Breathless

1930 Birthday - Mary Moore, principal, St. Hilda's College, Oxford

1930 Death - Mary E. W. Freeman, U.S. writer (Pembroke), dies at 77

1929 Birthday - Mary Higgins Clark, born in Bronx, New York, author, Cry in the Night, Stillwatch

1929 Birthday - Edward Asner, Kansas City Kansas, actor, Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant

1929 Death - Mary MacLane, author, individualistic style included feminist rhetoric, raw admissions, first book, 'The Story of Mary Mac Lane' published in 1902, sold 100,000 copies in the first month, dies at age 48, in Chicago, Illinois

1929 Birthday - Mary Maxwell Gates, philanthropist/mother of Bill Gates

1929 Event - Pulitzer prize awarded to Julia Peterkin (Scarlet Sister Mary)

1929 Birthday - Mary Joan Nielubowicz, rear admiral/nurse

1928 Birthday - Margaret Rule, consultant, Mary Rose Trust

1928 Birthday - Barry Took, born in Muswell Hill, North London, England, comedian, writer, television presenter on BBC program Points of View and BBC Radio 4 program The News Quiz, wrote comedy with Mary Feldman

1928 Birthday - Richard Sherman, composer/lyricist, Mary Poppins

1928 Birthday - Thea Musgrave, Barnton Midlothian Scot, composer, Mary Queen of Scots

1928 Birthday - Mary Tuck, social researcher/civil servant

1928 Birthday - Mary Zeldenrust-Noordanus, CEO, NVSH

1927 Birthday - Mary Perot Nichols, journalist

1927 Birthday - Leontyne Mary Violet Price, Laurel Mississippi, opera soprano, Porgy and Bess

1926 Birthday - Mary Stuart, born in Miami, Florida, actress, Jo-Search for Tomorrow

1926 Event - 2nd French Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Mary K Browne (61 60)

1926 Birthday - Elizabeth, Alexandra Mary Windsor II, Queen of England, 1952-

1925 Birthday - Mary Kay Steans, born in Glendale California, actress, Mary Kay and Johnny

1925 Birthday - Nina [Mary] Bawden, English author, Afternoon of a Good Woman

1924 Birthday - Gerald D Lascelles, son of English princess Mary

1924 Birthday - Mary Ford, Colleen Summer, vocalist/actress, Queen of Outer Space

1924 Birthday - Mary Carver, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Cecilia-Simon and Simon

1924 Birthday - Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Vinton, Louisiana, blues singer, Mary is Fine

1924 Birthday - Mary Tregear, Oriental art historian

1924 Birthday - Mary Catherine Small Long, born in Hackensack, New Jersey, Representative-D-Louisiana, 1985 - 1987

1923 Birthday - Ted Knight, born in Terryville, Connecticut, Mary Tyler Moore, Too Close for Comfort

1923 Birthday - Glynis Johns, Pretoria South Africa, actress, Mary Poppins

1923 Birthday - Mary McCarty, Winfield, Kansas, actress and singer, Starch-Trapper John MD

1923 Event - Mary Katherine Campbell (Ohio), 16, crowned 2nd Miss America 1922-23

1923 Birthday - Mary Jane Odell, Iowa, Secretary of State

1923 Birthday - Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Smith, Texas, journlist/author, WNBC, New York Daily News

1922 Birthday - Catherine Mary Hall, nurse

1922 Event - English princess Mary marries viscount Lascelles

1922 Birthday - Betty White, Oak Park, actress, Mary Tyler Moore Show, Golden Girls

1921 Birthday - James Menter, principal, Queen Mary College

1921 Birthday - Mary Douglas, born in San Remo, Italy, British anthropologist, wrote about symbolism, human culture

1920 Birthday - Amy Clampitt, born in New Providence, Iowa, poet, author, professor at Amherst College, College of William and Mary, Smith College, received Guggenheim, MacArthur Fellowship

1920 Event - Actor Douglas Fairbanks marries actress Mary Pickford

1920 Event - Film stars Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks wed

1919 Birthday - Mary Ann McCall, singer

1918 Death - Liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer, dies at 56

1918 Birthday - Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress, 2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife

1917 Birthday - Rose Mary Woods, American Celebrity

1917 Event - Vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal

1917 Event - 1st appearance of Mary to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal

1917 Birthday - David Tomlinson, Scotland, actor, Mary Poppins, Helter Skelter

1916 Birthday - Mary [Florence Elinor] Stewart, UK, sci-fi author, Crystal Cave

1916 Birthday - Mary Ward, Myra Syrier, actress, Jenny Kissed Me, Playing for Keeps

1916 Event - Dwight Eisenhower marries Mary 'Mamie' Geneva Doud in Denver. Colorado

1916 Birthday - Mary Wickes, character actress, Sister Act

1915 Birthday - Mary Kornman, Idaho Falls ID, actress, Queen of the Jungle

1915 Birthday - Dody Goodman, Columbus Ohio, comedienne, Mary Hartman!, Max Duggan

1914 Event - 28th U.S. Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Marie Wagner (62 16 61)

1913 Birthday - Mary Martin, Weatherford, Texas, actress, Peter Pan, Larry Hagman's mom

1913 Event - 1st modern elastic brassiere patented by Mary Phelps Jacob

1913 Birthday - Molly Mary Hyde, cricketer

1913 Birthday - Edith Mary Ellis Peters Pargeter, author

1913 Event - 27th U.S. Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Dorothy Green (62 75)

1913 Birthday - Mary Green, headmistress, Kidbrooke School

1913 Birthday - Mary Durack, born in Adelaide, Australia, poet, author, historian, wrote Kings in Grass Castles and Keep Him My Country

1913 Birthday - Mary Leakey, British Scientist

1912 Death - Mary Frances Allitsen, composer, dies at 63

1912 Birthday - Mary McCarthy, U.S., novelist, Group

1912 Event - 26th U.S. Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Eleonora Sears (64 62)

1912 Birthday - Mary Wickes, born in St. Louis, Missouri, actress, Dennis the Menace, Julia, Doc

1912 Birthday - Mary Lavin MacDonald Scott, author

1912 Birthday - Kathleen Mary Ferrier, born in England, contralto, Orfeo Ed Evridice

1910 Death - Mary Baker Eddy, founder Christian Science Monitor, dies

1910 Birthday - Mary Whitehouse, British Activist

1910 Birthday - Mary Lou Williams, U.S. jazz pianist/composer, Zodiac Suite

1910 Death - Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77

1909 Birthday - Mary Cheney, American Celebrity

1909 Birthday - Mary Antin, Russian Activist

1908 Birthday - Mary Hemingway, writer, Ernest Hemmingway Biography

1908 Birthday - , Fearless, Mary Nadia Wadia, actress

1907 Birthday - Mary Treen, born in St. Louis, Missouri, actress, Emily-Willy

1907 Birthday - Mary Coyle Chase, playwright, Harvey-Pulitzer Prize

1906 Birthday - Mary Ralton, director, British WRAC

1906 Birthday - Mary Astor, Quincy, Illinois, actress, Maltese Falcon, Dinky

1906 Birthday - Grace Mary Williams, composer

1905 Birthday - Mary Renault, Mary Challens, writer, King Must Die, Funeral Games

1905 Birthday - Molly Mary Nesta Keane, writer

1904 Birthday - John Hoyt, Bronxville, New York, actor, Gimme a Break, Tom Dick and Mary

1904 Event - Mary McLeod Bethune opens Daytona Normal and Industrial School

1904 Birthday - Mary Calderone, physician and president and co-founder of the SIECUS

1904 Birthday - Mary Adshead, muralist/painter

1903 Birthday - Mary Philbin, born in Chicago, Illinois, actress, Phantom of the Opera

1903 Death - Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer, dies at 55

1901 Birthday - Sylvia Mary Paget Chancellor, philanthropist

1900 Birthday - Mary Bruce, dance Teacher

1900 Birthday - Mary Philips, CT, actress, Farewell to Arms, Incendiary Blonde

1899 Birthday - Mary Margaret McBride, Paris, Missouri, radio personality, WOR-AM, New York City

1899 Birthday - Pamela Lyndon Travers, writer, Mary Poppins

1898 Birthday - Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer/journalist, Mary, Revolt in Congo

1897 Birthday - VAA Mary, English princess

1895 Birthday - Mary Marquet, born in St. Petersburg, Russia, actress, Matter of Resistance

1894 Birthday - Mary Clare, born in London, England, actress, Evil Mind, Young and Innocent

1893 Event - British King George V marries princess Victoria of Teck (Queen Mary)

1893 Birthday - Mary Pickford, actress, Poor Little Rich Girl

1891 Birthday - Mary Dorna, Dutch author

1888 Death - Mary Ann Nicholls, a 42-year-old prostitute, was found stabbed to death in London, 1st of at least five murders by Jack the Ripper

1887 Birthday - Mary Ellen Chase, U.S. linguistic/author, White Gate

1887 Birthday - Mary Ellen Chase, educator/author, Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award

1885 Birthday - Mary Nash, Troy, New York, actress, Philadelphia Story, Till the Clouds Roll By

1885 Birthday - Lili Green, Alice Sally Mary, Netherlands/England dancer

1885 Event - Dr. W W Grant of Iowa, performs 1st appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22)

1884 Death - Alice Mary Smith, composer, dies at 45

1884 Birthday - Maria "Mary" Beekman, actress, Genius against Violence

1883 Birthday - Mary Forbes, Hornsey England, actress, Terror by Night

1882 Birthday - Mary Howe, born in Richmond, Virginia, composer, pianist, studied with Nadia Boulanger, famous works include 'Chain Gang Song', 'Sand, Stars, Rock'

1881 Birthday - Ethel Mary Dell, English author, Storm Drift

1881 Birthday - Mary MacLane, born in Winnipeg, Canada, author, individualistic style included feminist rhetoric, raw admissions, first book, 'The Story of Mary Mac Lane' published in 1902, sold 100,000 copies in the first month

1881 Birthday - Mary Webb, English Novelist

1880 Birthday - Mary Boland, Philadelphia, U.S., comedienne/actress, Ruggles of Red Gap

1879 Birthday - Nachman N "Neddy" Bamberg, Dutch actor, Haddock Mary

1879 Death - Bernadette, st/(saw Virgin Mary at Lourdes), dies in Nevers France

1878 Birthday - James M. Kilroe, priest of St. Mary Star of the Sea, in the Bronx

1876 Birthday - Mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer, Miss Pinkerton

1876 Birthday - Mary R. Beard, born in Indianapolis, historian, Woman as a Force in History

1875 Birthday - Mary McLeod Bethune, South Carolina, slave/educator, Bethune-Cookman College

1874 Event - Mary Walsh and Charles Colson are 1st couple to be married in a balloon

1874 Birthday - Mary Carr, born in Philadelphia, actress, Forbidden Trail, Pack Up Your Troubles

1874 Birthday - Henry Travers, born in England, actor, Bells of St. Mary, High Sierra

1874 Birthday - Mary Garden, Aberdeen Scotland, opera star

1873 Birthday - Mary Carr Moore, composer

1873 Birthday - Lilian Mary Baylis, manager, Old Vic and Sadler's Wells Theater

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

1868 Birthday - Mary Austin, Illinois, feminist/nature writer, Land of Little Rain

1867 Birthday - Mary, queen of Great Britain and North Ireland

1867 Birthday - Philippine "Pine" Belder, Mary de Klerk, actress, Hope of Blessing

1867 Death - Mary, Victoria MALOPCA of Teck, queen of Gt Brit, dies at 85

1865 Event - Mary Edward Walker, 1st Army female surgeon, awarded Medal of Honor

1865 Death - Mary Surratt, and 3 other Lincoln conspirators, hanged

1865 Event - Mary Surratt is arrested as a conspirator in Lincoln's assassination

1863 Birthday - Mary Church Terrell, civil rights activist

1863 Birthday - Emma Mary Wooley, educator, Mary Anna Wells

1862 Birthday - Liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer

1858 Birthday - Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady, 1889-1893

1858 Birthday - Ethel Mary Smyth, composer

1858 Birthday - May Robson, Mary J Robison, born in Melbourne, Australia, actress, Apple Annie

1858 Event - 1st apparition of Mary to 14-year-old Bernadette of Lourdes France

1855 Death - Mary Russell Mitford, English playwright and poet (Julian), dies at 67

1854 Event - Pope Pius IX proclaims Immaculate Conception, makes Mary, free of Original Sin

1852 Birthday - Mary E. W. Freeman, U.S. writer, Revolt of Mother

1851 Death - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist (Frankenstein), dies at 53

1850 Birthday - Mary Mills Patrick, U.S., 1st President of Istanbul Woman's College

1848 Birthday - Mary Frances Allitsen, composer

1847 Birthday - Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer

1847 Death - Mary Lamb, writer, dies

1844 Birthday - Mary Johnson Lincoln, educator, Boston Cooking School

1844 Birthday - Mary Cassatt, U.S., Impressionist painter, Woman Bathing

1842 Event - Abraham Lincoln marries Mary Todd in Springfield, Illinois

1839 Death - Ethel Mary Dell, Mrs G T Savage, romantic novelist, dies

1839 Birthday - Alice Mary Smith, composer

1832 Birthday - Mary Edwards Walker, U.S., doctor/women's rights leader

1831 Birthday - Mary Mapes Dodge, New York City, writer, Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates

1830 Event - "Mary Had A Little Lamb," is written

1830 Birthday - Mary Harris Jones, Mother Jones, activist

1829 Birthday - Mary Harris Thompson, 1st American woman surgeon

1823 Birthday - Mary Ann Shadd Cary, 1st black U.S. newspaper publishers

1823 Birthday - Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer, Heir of Redclyffe

1821 Birthday - Mary Ashton Livermore, American reformer/women's suffrage leader

1821 Birthday - Mary Baker Eddy, founded Christian Science, Science and Health

1821 Event - Cathedral of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary, 1st U.S. Catholic cathedral, is dedicated in Baltimore

1819 Birthday - George Eliot, Mary A Evans, England, author, Silas Marner

1818 Birthday - Mary Todd Lincoln, 1st lady, 1861-65

1817 Birthday - Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke, U.S., army nurse, union

1809 Event - Mary Kies is 1st woman issued a U.S. patent (weaving straw)

1804 Death - Mary Bright, British Prime Minister Rockingham, dies

1797 Birthday - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, born in London, England, author, Frankenstein

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

1789 Death - Mary Ball Washington, mother of George Washington, dies

1788 Birthday - Sarah Josepha Hale, author, Mary Had a Little Lamb

1784 Death - Mary Mead, wife of English journalist John Wilkes, dies

1778 Event - Mary Ludwig Hayes "Molly Pitcher" aids American patriots

1776 Event - 1st U.S. fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa (William and Mary College), forms

1774 Event - Mass militiamen successfully attacked arsenal of Ft. William and Mary

1774 Event - 1st incident of Revolution-400 attack Ft. William and Mary, New Hampshire

1759 Birthday - Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley

1759 Birthday - Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist, Female Reader

1746 Death - Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68

1734 Event - Prince Willem KHF van Orange marries George II's daughter Mary Anne

1731 Death - Mary Astell, English writer and feminist, wrote 'Some Reflections upon Marriage', dies soon after having breast cancer

1725 Event - French King Louis XV marries Polish princess Mary Lesczynski

1695 Death - Mary II Stuart, queen of England, dies at 32

1694 Death - Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32

1693 Event - College of William and Mary opens

1693 Event - William and Mary college is 2nd college chartered in US

1693 Event - Royal charter granted College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va

1689 Birthday - Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric

1689 Event - William III and Mary Stuart proclaimed king and queen of England

1689 Event - William III and Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain

1689 Event - Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen

1689 Event - English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne

1677 Event - Prince Willem III Henry marries English princess Mary Stuart

1666 Birthday - Mary Astell, born in Newcastle, England, English writer and feminist, wrote 'Some Reflections upon Marriage'

1660 Death - Mary I Henriette Stuart, queen of England, dies at 29

1656 Event - 1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested)

1642 Event - English Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands

1641 Event - Prince Willem II (14) marries English princess Henriette Mary Stuart (9)

1631 Birthday - Mary I Henriette Stuart, daughter of Charles I/queen of England

1587 Death - Mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed

1587 Death - Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44

1587 Death - Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44

1587 Death - Mary Queen of Scots, Scottish Royalty

1587 Event - English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence

1586 Event - Mary Queen of Scots goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth

1586 Death - Anthony Babington, page/conspirator to Mary Stuart, executed at 24

1578 Birthday - Francesco Albana, Italian painter, Mary's Ascension

1568 Event - Conference of York begins: trial against Mary Stuart

1568 Event - English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary

1568 Event - Mary Queen of Scotland flees to England

1568 Event - Mary Queen of Scots is defeated by English at battle of Langside

1567 Event - Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate and 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland

1567 Event - Mary, Queen of Scots, imprisoned in Lochleven Castle prison Scotland

1567 Event - Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell

1567 Death - Lord Darnley Stuart, husband of English queen Mary, murdered

1567 Death - Henry Stuart, earl of Darnley/Consort of Mary Queen of Scots, murdered

1566 Death - David Riccio, Italian singer/secretary of Mary Stuart, murdered

1565 Event - Mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

1561 Event - Mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leith Scotland to assume throne after spending 13 years in France

1560 Death - Mary of Lorraine, pro-French Regent of Scotland, dies at 44

1560 Death - Mary de Guise, queen-mother of Scotland

1559 Event - Scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary

1558 Event - Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary

1558 Death - Mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42

1558 Event - Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois

1554 Event - Sir Thomas Wyatt gathers an army in Kent, rebels against Queen Mary

1548 Event - Mary queen of Scotland (6) arrives in France

1547 Event - English demand Edward VI, 10, wed Mary Queen of Scots, 5

1545 Event - King Henry VIII's flagship Mary Rose sinks at Portsmouth; 73 die

1545 Death - Roger Grenville, English captain of Mary Rose, drowns

1543 Event - Cardinal Beaton replaces earl Arran as regent for Mary of Scotland

1542 Birthday - Mary Queen of Scots, Scottish Royalty

1542 Birthday - Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, 1560-1587

1518 Event - Henry VIII's daughter Mary marries French crown prince

1516 Birthday - Mary I Tudor, Bloody Mary, Greenwich, queen of England, 1553-58

1515 Birthday - Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland

1514 Event - King Louis XII of France marries Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII

1477 Event - Maximilian I, son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, weds Mary of

1251 Event - The Virgin Mary gives Simon Stork a haircut (legend)