Time Events in History

2015 Event - Giant panda Mei Xiang gives birth to twin cubs at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C.; the cubs appear healthy but will alternate between an incubator and nursing time with their mother

2015 Event - North Korea reverts its time zone to that used prior to Japanese colonialization in 1910 in order to commemorate 70 years of liberation from the ‘wicked Japanese imperialists’

2015 Event - A pending merger between telecommunication giants Comcast and Time Warner Cable is canceled after regulators indicate that there are concerns regarding competitive and public interest issues

2015 Event - France has outlawed the hiring of models who do not meet new Body Mass Index (BMI) minimums for a certain period of time before and during a modeling job; the law aims to prevent promotion of anorexia among models and people who emulate them

2015 Event - A small treasure of 2,300-year-old coins and jewelry is found in a cave in the Galilee region of Israel; the items date from the time of Alexander the Great

2015 Event - U.S. President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address, promoting free community college education, increased capital gains taxes on the rich, more paid time off for employees, and greater tax credits for the middle class

2014 Event - A 219-year-old time capsule is being excavated from beneath the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House in Boston; the capsule, first found in 1855 and reburied, is likely the oldest in the U.S.

2014 Event - NASA awakens its New Horizons craft from hibernation for the last time; the vessel was launched 9 years ago to travel over 3 billion miles to Pluto and will be within range to begin data collection on the planet in January 2015

2014 Event - Ford Motor Company begins using aluminum instead of steel in the body of its most popular truck, the F-150; the change has cost the company time and money in conversion of production lines but will make the vehicle more fuel efficient

2014 Event - A man is apprehended inside the White House after scaling the fence and running into the building; U.S. President Barack Obama and his family were not there at the time of the incident

2014 Event - Movie studio Warner Brothers announces plans to lay off employees and reduce costs in order to improve efficiency; parent company Time Warner Inc. is seeking improvements across its divisions after rejecting a buyout offer by Rupert Murdoch earlier this year

2014 Event - French judicial officials are investigating IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde for her alleged role in fraudulent payments during her time as France's finance minister; LaGarde believe that the charges are unfounded

2014 Event - Twenty-First Century Fox, headed by Rupert Murdoch, rescinds its offer to buy Time Warner Inc. after the latter's resistance to the proposal

2014 Event - Time Warner, Inc. may be offered $75 billion by Twenty-First Century Fox in a proposed merger deal that would create the world's largest media company; Time Warner rejected an earlier proposal by Fox

2014 Event - The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 17,000 for the first time

2014 Event - The U.S. is pressing Iraq to put a new government into place as soon as possible in order to keep the nation from being torn apart by sectarian violence; the U.S. plans to send military advisors but not direct military assistance at this time

2014 Event - Japanese banks are promoting women to upper management levels for the first time in history; four women in the nation's top three banks have been promoted in the last year

2014 Event - Vladimir Putin visits Crimea today for the first time since annexing the region; the visit coincides with a holiday celebrating the U.S.S.R. victory in the Second World War

2014 Event - An Australian geophysical company has identified a large aluminum deposit that appeared around the time of the Malaysian Air Flight 370 disappearance on March 8th, suggesting that the plane may have crashed in the Bay of Bengal and not the Indian Ocean

2014 Event - Pope Francis canonizes John XXIII and John Paul II; this is the first time that the Catholic Church has elected two former popes to sainthood in the same ceremony

2014 Event - Google publicly offers Google Glass for the first time in a one-day online sale at $1,500 apiece

2014 Event - Tiger Woods will miss the Masters Tournament for the first time in 20 years as he recovers from surgery for a pinched nerve

2014 Event - President Obama meets with the Dalai Lama for the third time despite protests from China and warnings that the meeting could threaten diplomatic relations

2014 Event - Lebanon's new Prime Minister Tammam Salam declares that he has been able to form a new cabinet, breaking the 10-month impasse between Hezbollah and Sunni rival parties; Salam intends to hold presidential elections on time

2014 Event - For the first time in history, millionaires made up the majority of Congress in 2012; The Center for Responsive Politics study reveals that of the 534 members, 268 had a net worth of $1 million or more

2014 Event - Scientists from Australian National University observe the oldest star in the universe for the first time. The star, located 6,000 light years from Earth, serves as a fingerprint of the first stars in the universe; it is believed to be 13.7 billion years old

2013 Event - Pope Francis is named 'Time' magazine's 'Person of the Year'

2013 Event - In an effort to hunt for terrorists 'hiding in plain sight' online, spies at U.S. surveillance agencies may have spent time playing online games such as 'World of Warcraft', 'Second Life', and may have gathered information on the gaming network, Xbox Live

2013 Event - Pope Francis displays relics believed to be the bones of St. Peter at a mass in St. Peter's Square; the first time the bones have ever been shown to the public

2013 Event - Pro golfer Tiger Woods is named the PGA Tour Player of the Year, the 11th time Woods has been honored as the Tour's Player of the Year

2013 Event - The brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, is found in tap water near New Orleans, the first time ever detected in the U.S. water supply

2013 Event - At the U.S. Open, tennis pro Serena Williams defeats Victoria Azarenka, winning Women's Singles for the fifth time

2013 Event - Southern Japan's Mount Mount Sakurajima erupts for the 500th time, covering the city of Kagoshima in ash

2013 Event - The Pentagon will furlough 650,000 civilian employees without pay for six days this year after receiving warnings that mandatory budget cuts might idle defense workers for a longer period of time

2013 Event - British cyclist Chris Froome wins his first time competing in the 2013 Tour de France

2013 Event - Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears for the first time in court since his arrest April 19; he pleads not guilty to 30 charges, including using a weapon of mass destruction

2013 Event - For the first time since 2010, gold falls below $1,200 per ounce

2013 Event - Two hours before the Boston Marathon bombings occur, Ethiopian long-distance runner Lelisa Desisa wins the Boston Marathon, with a time of 2:10:22

2013 Event - For the first time in its history, the European Parliament rejects a European Union budget

2013 Event - NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) spacecraft transmits images that for the very first time, allow scientists to create a 3D reconstruction of ancient water channels below the surface of Mars

2013 Event - New findings from the University of Leicester indicate decreasing sitting time by 90 each day can result in major heath advantages, such as reducing the risk of Type 2 Diabetes

2013 Event - The United Kingdom's bond credit rating is downgraded for the first time in history; Moody's Investor's Service changed the bond credit rating from AAA to AA1

2013 Event - For the first time since launching Google Maps, Google extends its data coverage of North Korea, filling in previously blank areas on most of the country with detailed maps that identify landmarks

2013 Event - European Bioinformatics Institute scientists have successfully stored audio and text on fragments of DNA, and retrieved them with 99.99% accuracy - the first time in history DNA has been used for data storage

2013 Event - For the first time since the Battle of Mogadishu, the U.S. announces it will officially recognize, and open diplomatic relations with, the new government of Somalia

2013 Event - At the 70th Golden Globe Awards, the Time Warner Inc. film 'Argo' wins for best drama and best director

2013 Event - For the first time since 1996, no candidates were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame

2012 Event - United Kingdom's Queen Elizabeth II attends a meeting of the Cabinet for the first time, receiving a gift honoring her Diamond Jubilee; this was first time a Cabinet meeting was attended by a British monarch since the reign of Queen Victoria

2012 Event - All members of the Commonwealth of Nations, who have the British Monarch as their head of state, agree to the Succession of the Crown Bill, enabling a female child, for the first time, to become monarch

2012 Event - For the second time in four months, New Zealand's Mount Tongariro volano erupts; the volcano is located on the country's North Island

2012 Event - Noam Chomsky, a Jewish-American philosopher, linguist and human rights activist, visits Gaza for the first time, attending a seminar with Gazan thinkers and intellectuals

2012 Event - Antisa Khvichava, a Georgian woman believed to be the oldest woman of all time, dies at age 132

2012 Event - For the first time, Curiosity, the Mars rover, discovers what could be determined as direct evidence of a fast-moving stream bed, a prior watersource, on Mars

2012 Event - The U.S. commemorates the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and for the first time no special security alert is issued on the anniversary of the attacks

2012 Event - For the first time, a browsable, analysable overview of four million functional elements of the human genome discovered to date, are made available to the public in the 'Encyclopedia of DNA Elements'

2012 Event - A proposal for a statue to George Orwell is flatly turned down by the BBC, who said Orwell resigned from the organization, 'because for some time past I have been conscious that I was wasting my time and the public money on doing work that produces no results.'

2012 Event - For the first time since the Vietnam War ended in 1975, the United States plans to help clean up herbicide Agent Orange from areas in Vietnam

2012 Event - A poll by the British Film Institute's 'Sight and Sound' magazine lists Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 thriller 'Vertigo' as the greatest film of all time

2012 Event - 'Time' magazine includes 'Awaara' on its list of All-Time 100 Greatest Films

2012 Event - The broadway show, 'The Lion King', becomes the highest grossing show of all time, overtaking 'Phantom of the Opera'

2012 Event - A children's story by James Joyce is published for the first time in Dublin; the story, 'The Cats of Copenhagen' is called an 'outrage'

2012 Event - For the first time in nearly 17 years, Spain's unemployment number passes five million

2011 Event - Financial disputes lead New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to report that the National September 11 Museum will not open on time

2011 Event - In Berlin, Social Democrats do well in a state election; the Pirate Party enters a state parliament for the first time, with the Free Democrats achieving 2% of the vote

2011 Event - In Nepal, Sherpa Apa Sherpa achieves a new record by climbing Mount Everest for the 21st time

2011 Event - Following a show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the band U2's tour, 360 degrees, becomes the highest grossing music tour of all time

2011 Event - For the first time since 1979 Iranian Revolution, two ships from the Iran Navy are sent through the Suez Canal

2010 Event - In Beijing, the minimum wage is raised by 20%, the second time in six months

2010 Event - For the first time in ten years, Burmese pro-Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is reunited with her son

2010 Event - Over 250 people die as a result of the cholera outbreak in the 2010 Haitian cholera outbreak; cholera is detected for the first time in Port-au-Prince

2010 Event - For the first time in two years, South Korea and North Korea reach an agreement to hold working-level military talks

2010 Event - The Medal of Honor is awarded for the first time since the Vietnam War; U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta received the medal for his actions during the War in Afghanistan

2010 Event - In Chile, 33 miners trapped half a mile beneath the surface make contact with their families for the first time in three weeks since the incidentally

2010 Event - Sumatra's Sinabung volcano erupts for the first time in 400 years, killing one and causing Indonesia to evacuate thousands of people

2010 Event - James Cameron's film, Avatar, surpasses his 1997 film Titanic, and becomes the highest grossing film of all time

2009 Event - For the first time in 17 years, North Korea raises the value of its currency

2009 Event - The C40 Large Cities Climate Leadership Group meets for the third time in Seoul

2008 Event - Oil reaches $100 per barrel for the first time

2006 Event - Dow closes above 12,000 for the first time

2006 Event - Dow closes above 11,800 for the first time

2000 Death - Peter Levi, poet, writer, professor of poetry, University of Oxford, Catholic, spent time in the priesthood, dies

1998 Event - 1st time the British flag is flown over Buckingham Palace

1998 Event - Rickey Henderson, rejoins Oakland A's for 4th time

1997 Event - More Swedes died than were born in 1997, 1st time since 1809

1997 Death - Brendan Gill, writer, film critic, author, wrote film critiques for Film Comment, wrote articles for The New Yorker, and a book about his time at The New Yorker magazine, dies at 83

1997 Event - For 1st time U.S. movie box office receipts pass $6 billion

1997 Event - 1st time a Channukah candle is officially lit in Vatican City

1997 Event - Artist Peter Max pleads guilty to tax fraud and time served

1997 Event - British au pair Louise Woodward, 19, sentenced to life in death of Matthew Eappen 8 months (judge changes to time served)00690901

1997 Event - 1st time 3 cons home runs in post season-Raines, Jeter, O'Neill (New York Yankees)

1997 Event - For only 2nd time Stanley Cup leaves North America (heads to Russia)

1997 Event - Wallace Berg, 42, is 4th American to scale Mount Everest for 3rd time

1997 Event - Emmy 24th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 17th time

1997 Event - White Sox Frank Thomas reaches base safely for 15th straight time

1997 Event - 48th time opposing pitchers hit home runs, Carlos Perez (Mon)/Darren Holmes

1997 Event - Travis Fryman homers off R Hernandez in both games of double header 1st time since 1961 that 2 doubleheaders are played in the same city Giants vs Mets and Oakland A's vs Yankees in NY

1996 Event - Dow Jones closes over 6,000 for 1st time (6,010)

1996 Event - Christie Brinkey gets married for 4th time, she marries Peter Cook

1996 Death - Jane Baxter, actress (We Live Again, Blossom Time), dies at 87

1996 Event - New York Yankees sweep complete season series in Baltimore for 1st time

1996 Death - Clay Jones, horticulturalist, broadcaster, Chairman of the program Gardener's Question Time on BBC Radio 4, voted tenth alongside Carol Klein as the nation's all-time favorite gardener, dies at 72

1996 Event - Emmy 23rd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 16th time

1996 Death - Whit Bissell, actor (Time Tunnel), dies at 86

1996 Event - For 1st time in 25 years no one is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1995 Event - Dow Jones closes above 5,000 for 1st time

1995 Event - Browns and Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleveland for only time, Browns 22-6 over Tampa, Indians 5-3 over Orioles

1995 Event - Indians and Browns play in Cleveland on same day for 1st time ever both lose - Chicago 5, Indians 1; Giants 19, Browns 13 (exhibition)

1995 Death - Lovelace Watkins, born in New Jersey, nicknamed, 'The Black Sinatra', singer, considered the greatest male soul singer of his time, dies of leukemia at 57

1995 Event - 47th time opposing pitchers hit home runs, K Foster (Cubs)/M Freeman (Rocks)

1995 Event - Emmy 22nd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 15th time

1995 Event - 1st time 13 people in space

1995 Event - Dow Jones closes above 4,000 for 1st time (4,003.33)

1995 Death - Urias Nooteboom, Dutch journalist/critic (The Time), dies at 54

1994 Event - Tony Rominger bicycles world record time (55,291 km)

1994 Event - Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth for 3rd time

1994 Event - Tony Rominger bicycles world record time (53,832 km)

1994 Event - Miguel Indurain bicycles world record time (53,040 km)

1994 Death - William A Henry III, critic (Time Mag), dies of heart attack at 44

1994 Event - Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (52,713 km)

1994 Event - Dow Jones closes above 3,900 for 1st time (3,914.48)

1993 Death - Anthonius AM "Ton" Kors, writer (Time of Anton de Lange), dies at 47

1993 Event - Sydney Australia Stock Market index above 2000, for 1st time

1993 Event - Trailing 3-1 with 2 outs in 9th, time is called prior to Mike Stanley pop out, gets a 2nd chance, and Yankees rally to beat Boston 4-3

1993 Event - Paul Molitor at 37 is oldest to reach 100 RBIs for 1st time in career

1993 Event - New York City radio (WFAN) personality Don Imus' lung collapes for 2nd time

1993 Event - Tony Gwynn gets 6 hits, 4th time in 1993 a Padre gets 5 or more hits

1993 Event - Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (51,596 K)

1993 Event - Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught and most home runs by a catcher

1993 Event - "Late Night with David Letterman" airs for last time on NBC-TV

1993 Event - Emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time

1993 Event - Dow Jones closes above 3,500 for 1st time (3,500.03)

1993 Event - Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday observed in all 50 states for 1st time

1993 Death - Lacey Fosburgh, author (Closing Time), dies of breast cancer at 50

1992 Birthday - Miley Ray Cyrus, pop-rock singer, actress, 100 Most Influential People in the World list, Time magazine, 2008, star of Disney's 'Hannah Montana', debut album, 'Meet Miley Cyrus' had first top ten single, 'See You Again'

1992 Event - New York Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is reinstated for 8th time

1992 Event - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: A P Indy, Fraise, Gilded Time, Liza, Lure, Paseana, Thirty Slews at Gulfstream Park

1992 Death - Laurie Colwin, novelist (Happy All the Time), dies at 48

1992 Event - 1st time AL East and West champs have same record (96-66)-Tor and Oak

1992 Event - Los Angeles Dodgers for 1st time in history clinch last place

1992 Event - 1st time a positional player pitches for New York Mets, Phil Pecota, in 19-2 lose to Pirates

1992 Event - 1st time Baltimore Orioles draw 3 million fans at home

1992 Event - Randy Myers blows his 6th save of the season and it marks the 5th time he's blown a potential win for Greg Harris

1992 Event - Emmy 19th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 13th time

1992 Event - New York Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time

1992 Event - 3 astronauts simultaneous walked in space for the 1st time

1992 Event - New York Jets finish perfect 5-0 pre-season for 1st time

1992 Event - Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner

1992 Event - New York Mets lose 1st 3 home games for 1st time since 1962

1992 Death - Johnny Mack, British actor (Time Lord-Dr. Who), dies at 70

1992 Event - "On Borrowed Time" closes at Circle in Sq Theater New York City after 99 performances

1991 Event - Ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of Year

1991 Event - Hulk Hogan defeats Undertaker to become 4th time WWF champion

1991 Event - "On Borrowed Time" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 99 performances

1991 Event - Elizabeth Taylor weds for 8th time (Larry Fortensky)

1991 Event - "Good Time" by Ziggy Marley and Melody Makers peaks at #85

1991 Death - Magdalena G Schenk, historical (Vorstenhuizen of our time), dies

1991 Event - 1st time Seattle Mariners are 9 games over .500

1991 Event - Emmy 18th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 12th time

1991 Event - Mount Pinatubo (Philippines) erupts for 1st time in 600 years

1991 Event - A's Rickey Henderson steals an all time record 939th base vs Yankees

1991 Event - Dow Jones closes above 3,000 for 1st time (3,004.46)

1991 Event - Matt Barr's field goal with no time left gives New York Giant 15-13 Victory over defending champs San Francisco 49ers, for NFC title

1991 Event - U.S. and 27 allies attack Iraq for occupying Kuwait (U.S. time)

1990 Event - Salman Rushdie, author, ordered to death by Iran for blasphemy, appears in public for 1st time in 2 years

1990 Event - 1st time 12 people in space

1990 Event - 1st time since 1966 that all 8 grand slam tennis champs are different

1990 Event - 1st time in New York Yankee history they are completely swept season series, Oakland A's beat them 12 games to 0

1990 Event - For 3rd time in 1990 a no-hitter is broken up with 2 outs in 8th inning. Doug Drabek of Pitts still beats Philadelphia 11-0

1990 Event - A's Dave Stewart no-hits Blue Jays and Dodger's Fernando Valenzuela no-hits St. Louis 6-0, 1st time no-hitters in both leagues

1990 Event - Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time

1990 Event - Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers for 1st time since 1974 in Portland

1990 Event - For 2nd time this season, Cecil Fielder belts 3 home runs in a game

1990 Event - Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974

1990 Event - 46th time opposing pitchers hit home run, Valenzuela (Dodgers)/Gross (Expos)

1990 Event - 3rd time Saturday Night Live uses time delay (Andrew Dice Clay hosts)

1990 Event - Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 points in a game

1990 Death - Gary Merrill, actor (Time Tunnel, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 75

1990 Event - No one elected to Hall of Fame for 2nd time in 3 years

1990 Event - 32nd Grammy Awards: Wind Beneath My Wings, Nick of Time wins

1990 Death - Robert F Adams, U.S., sci-fi author (Castaways in Time), dies at 57

1989 Event - "I Love Lucy" Christmas episode, shown for 1st time in over 30 years

1989 Event - Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer

1989 Event - Glenn Frey joins Don Henley on-stage (for 1st time since 1981)

1989 Event - Ronald Harwood's "Another Time," premieres in London

1989 Death - Bert Oosterbosch, racing cyclist, won World amateur team time trial championship, won World Professional individual pursuit title, successful track and road racer, dies at age 32, of acute cardiac arrest

1989 Event - FOX-TV tops ABC, NBC and CBS for 1st time, America's Most Wanted

1989 Event - Greg LeMond wins Tour de France in fastest time

1989 Event - Emmy 16th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 10th time

1989 Event - Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson marry for 2nd time

1989 Event - For one second this morning, the time is 01:23:45, 6-7-89

1989 Event - Dow Jones Avg passes 2,500 mark for 1st time, closes at 2,501.1

1989 Event - 1st time since 1948 a player hit 6 consecutive doubles (Kirby Puckett)

1989 Event - Steve Garvey marries Candace Thomas while at same time being accused of fathering children by 2 other women

1989 Event - Wayne Gretzky passes Marcel Dionne to become NHL's 2nd all time scorer

1988 Event - U.S. agrees to talk to Palestine Liberation Org (1st time in 13 yrs)

1988 Event - Soviets stop jamming Radio Liberty; 1st time in 38 yrs

1988 Event - New York Jets finally beat Pittsburgh Steelers for 1st time

1988 Event - Elton John sells out MSG for a record 26th time

1988 Event - Latvian flag raised in Riga for 1st time since annexation by U.S.S.R.

1988 Event - Lou Piniella is fired as manager of Yankees for 2nd time

1988 Event - 10th time, 4 players hit baseball major-league record grand slams

1988 Death - Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama, dies at 86

1988 Event - Emmy 15th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 9th time

1988 Event - 45th time opposing pitchers hit home runs, Mark Davis (Padres)/Mike Krukow

1988 Event - New Jersey Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes

1988 Death - Brook Benton, singer (Just a Matter of Time), dies at 56 of meningitis

1988 Event - New Jersey Devils beat Blackhawks, 4-3 in OT to join playoffs for 1st time

1988 Death - Lin[wood V] Carter, U.S., sci-fi writer (Lost World of Time), dies at 57

1987 Event - "Nightline" is seen in U.S.S.R. for 1st time

1987 Event - Woody Woodward resigns as New York Yankee General Manager, Lou Piniella is named General Manager and Billy Martin is named New York Yankee manager for 5th and final time

1987 Event - Dow Jones for 1st time falls more than 100 pts (108.35)

1987 Event - Nolan Ryan passes the 200-strikeout barrier for record 11th time

1987 Event - Philip Rush of New Zealand, set record for triple crossing English Channel his time 28:21, 10 hours faster than 1st man to do it

1987 Event - Dow Jones Industrial Avg closes above 2,700 for 1st time (2,700.57)

1987 Event - Dow Jones closes above 2,500 (2,510.04) for 1st time

1987 Event - 1st time in 20 years a delegation from U.S.S.R. lands in Israel

1987 Event - Emmy 14th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 8th time

1987 Death - Rashid Karame, 10 time premier of Lebanon, dies in bomb attack at 65

1987 Event - For 3rd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Stanley Cup game Wayne Gretzky passes Jean Beliveau as all time playoff scoring champ

1987 Event - Anti-smoking ad airs for 1st time on TV, featuring Yul Brynner

1987 Event - Dow Jones avg closes above 2,200 for 1st time

1987 Event - Dow Jones closes above 2,000 for 1st time (2,002.25)

1986 Event - Russian TU-144 flies for 1st time faster than sound

1986 Event - Reagan administration exceeds SALT II arms limitations for 1st time

1986 Event - 2nd time Saturday Night Live uses a time delay (Sam Knison hosts)

1986 Death - Robert Helpmann, actor (Second Time Lucky, Patrick), dies at 77

1986 Event - Jozef Pribilinec speed walking world record time (15,447k)

1986 Event - Don Baylor gets hits by a pitch for a record 25th time in a season

1986 Event - Emmy 13th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 7th time

1986 Event - San Diego Padre Steve Garvey ejected for 1st time

1986 Event - Marvin Johnson wins record 3rd time, light heavyweight boxing title

1985 Event - Dow Jones closes above 1,500 for 1st time (1,511.70)

1985 Event - Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above 1,500 level for 1st time

1985 Event - President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for 1st time

1985 Event - Billy Martin is fired by Yankees for 4th time

1985 Event - New York Yankee Don Baylor is hit by a pitch for a record 190th time

1985 Death - Kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72

1985 Event - Emmy 12th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 6th time

1985 Birthday - Michael Phelps, born in Baltimore, Maryland, professional swimmer, winner, 14 Olympic gold medals, considered greatest Olympian of all time, broke 37 world records

1985 Event - Dow Jones industrial avg closes above 1300 for 1st time

1985 Event - Billy Martin named New York Yankee manager for 4th time

1985 Event - For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Cup game

1985 Death - Reginald Beane, pianist (Starlit Time, Once Upon a Tune), dies at 63

1984 Event - Scotty Bowman becomes NHL's all time winningest coach

1984 Event - Niki Lauda becomes 3rd time motor racing world champ

1984 Event - Cubs break 2 million in home attendance for 1st time

1984 Death - Woodrow Parfey, actor (Time Express), dies at 61 of a heart attack

1984 Event - Emmy 11th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 5th time

1984 Event - U.S. missile shot down an incoming missile in space for 1st time

1984 Event - Cyndi Lauper's 1st #1 "Time After Times"

1984 Event - Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" becomes #1

1984 Event - Arnold Palmer fails to make U.S. Open golf tournament 1st time in 32 yrs

1984 Event - South Africa prisoner Nelson Mandela sees his wife for 1st time in 22 years

1984 Event - 1st time 11 people in space

1984 Death - Garry Winogrand, prolific photographer, known for 20th century portraits of America, focusing on social issues of the time, exhibited at Museum of Modern Art, published 'The Animals', 'Public Relations', dies of gallbladder cancer at age 56

1984 Event - John Lennon releases "Borrowed Time"

1984 Event - 1st time 8 people in space

1984 Event - Mr Glynn Wolfe marries for non-bigamous record 26th time, Las Vegas

1984 Event - Francesco Moser bicycles world record time: 50,808 km

1983 Event - Yogi Berra named Yankee manager for 2nd time

1983 Event - 1st time Congress invokes War Powers Act

1983 Event - 1st time a satellite is retrieved from orbit, by Space Shuttle

1983 Event - Emmy 10th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 4th time

1983 Event - Dow Jones Industrial Avg breaks 1,200 for 1st time

1983 Event - Only known typo on Time Magazine cover (control=contol), all recalled

1983 Event - OPEC cut oil prices for 1st time in 23 years

1983 Event - Dow Jones closes above 1100 mark for 1st time

1983 Birthday - Samantha Mumba, born in Dublin, Ireland, singer, actress, song, 'Gotta Tell You' reached number one in the Irish charts, appeared in movie, 'The Time Machine'

1983 Event - Alabama Governor George C. Wallace, becomes governor for record 4th time

1983 Event - Billy Martin named New York Yankee manager for 3rd time

1982 Event - TIME's Man of the Year is a computer

1982 Event - 5th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 3-0

1982 Event - 30th time Islanders shut-out-2-0 vs North Stars

1982 Event - Sugar Ray Leonard retires for 1st time

1982 Death - Jack Mullaney, actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), dies at 49

1982 Event - -117 degrees F; All time low at South Pole

1982 Event - Emmy 9th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 3rd time

1982 Event - Gene Michael becomes New York Yankee manager for 2nd time

1982 Event - NCAA Tournament Selection televised live for 1st time

1982 Event - Golden Gate Bridge closed for 3rd time by fierce storm

1981 Birthday - Britney Spears, born in McComb, Mississippi, singer, songwriter, dancer, entertainer, number one Billboard Hot 100 hit 'Baby One More Time'

1981 Event - 2nd shuttle mission-1st time spacecraft launched twice (Columbia 2)

1981 Birthday - Serena Williams, born in Saginaw, Michigan, professional tennis player, winner, top earning female athlete of all time, 5th Australian title at 2010 Australian Open

1981 Event - Bob Lemon named New York Yankee manager for 2nd time

1981 Birthday - Roger Federer, born in Wollerau, Switzerland, professional tennis player, ranked number one in the World in March 2010, many consider him the greatest tennis player of all time

1981 Death - William Saroyan, U.S. stagewriter (Time of your life), dies at 72

1981 Event - Emmy 8th Daytime Awards - Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time

1981 Death - Mike Bloomfield, musician, guitarist, composer, number 22 on Rolling Stone's '100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time', dies of drug overdose at 36

1981 Event - Bernhard Goetz is assault for 1st time on a New York subway train

1981 Event - Dynasty, a prime time soap opera inspired by Dallas, premieres on ABC

1980 Event - 1st (& only) time Phillies win World Series (in 98 years)

1980 Event - Emmy 7th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 1st time

1980 Event - Egypt and Israel exchange ambassadors for 1st time

1979 Event - Billy Martin fired as Yankee manager (2nd time)

1979 Event - "One Mo' Time" with Vernel Bagners premieres in New York City

1979 Event - Pete Rose reaches 200 hits in a season for 10th time

1979 Event - Billy Martin becomes Yankee manager (2nd time), replacing Bob Lemon

1979 Event - Phillies wear burgundy uniforms for 1st and last time

1979 Death - Richard Beckinsale, actor (Doing Time, Porridge, Lovers), dies at 31

1979 Event - Costliest single periodical ad, $3.2 million, Gulf + Western in Time

1979 Death - Nelson Rockefeller, former Vice President and (4 time Governor-R-New York), dies at 70

1979 Event - Gavaskar gets twin tons for India for the third time (v WI)

1978 Event - Gavaskar gets twin cricket tons for India for 2nd time

1978 Event - Yankees beat Red Sox for 6th time in 2 weeks, 3-2

1978 Event - Price of gold tops $200-an-oz level for 1st time

1978 Birthday - Shiloh Strong, actor, Maybe This Time, House of Cards

1978 Event - Angels Nolan Ryan strikes out 15 Mariners, 20th time he has 15 in game

1978 Death - Paul McGrath, actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74

1978 Event - Geoff Boycott captains England for the 1st time, vs. Pak Karachi

1978 Event - Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 and Soyuz 26 (1st time 3 spacecraft link)

1977 Event - 1st Islander 0-0 tie-Kings at Nassau-25th time shutout-Resch's 15th

1977 Event - Willie McCovey smashes 2 home runs in inning for 2nd time (Apr 12, 1973)

1977 Event - Roy C. Sullivan of Virginia is struck by lightning for 7th time

1977 Event - Space Shuttle test model "Enterprise" carries a crew aloft for 1st time, It was fixed to a modified Boeing 747

1977 Event - A. J. Foyt wins Indianapolis 500 for a record 4th time

1977 Event - Netherlands/Belgium/Luxembourg adopt summer time

1977 Event - 1st time Jay Leno appears on Tonight Show with host Johnny Carson

1977 Event - 4th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 4-0

1976 Death - Bobby Hackett, jazz cornetist/orchestral leader (Air time '57), dies at 61

1976 Death - Alan Dewitt, actor (Mr Tyler-It's About Time), dies at 52

1976 Event - "One Piece At A Time" by Johnny Cash hits #29

1976 Event - British pounds falls below $2 for 1st time

1975 Birthday - Tiger Woods, born in Cypress, California, pro golfer, highest paid pro athlete, most successful golfer of all time

1975 Event - 1st time New York Islanders shut-out New York Rangers, 3-0-Billy Smith's 5th

1975 Event - 1st broadcast of "One Day at a Time" on CBS TV

1975 Event - 1st time Saturday Night Live uses a time delay - Richard Pryor as host

1975 Event - Covers of both Time and Newsweek picture rock singer Bruce Springsteen

1975 Death - Charles Weidman, U.S. dancer and choreographer (Fables for Our Time), dies

1975 Event - House of Commons is broadcast live by radio for 1st time

1975 Death - William F Jenkins, author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants), dies at 78

1975 Event - NBC paid $5M for rights to show 'Gone with the Wind' one time

1975 Event - Houston's Bob Watson scores baseball's one-millionth run of all time

1975 Event - Only 2nd time Islanders beat Rangers

1975 Event - Bernard Slade's "Same Time, Next Year," premieres in New York City

1975 Death - George Stevens, U.S. director (Swing Time, Gunga Din), dies at 70

1974 Event - 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)

1974 Event - 1st time 2 Islanders hat trick in same game-MacMillian and Westfall

1974 Event - 1st time Washington Caps are shutout as they are beat 6-0 by Minnesota

1974 Event - 6th time Phils get just 1 assist in game; no other team did it twice

1974 Event - 3rd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0

1973 Event - 1st time since 1885, tennis has 2 top males (S Smith and J Connors)

1973 Event - 1st time Islanders beat Rangers-3-2

1973 Death - Jim Croce, vocalist (Time in a Bottle), dies in a plane crash at 30

1973 Event - Gene Krupa, drummer, plays for final time with Benny Goodman Quartet

1973 Event - Willie Mays named to NL all star team for 24th time (ties Musial)

1973 Event - Brothers Jim and Gaylord Perry face each other for only time, Tigers beat Indians 5-4, as Gaylord loses

1973 Event - Garvey, Lopes, Cey and Russell play together for 1st time, set record of staying together as an infield for 8 years (Los Angeles Dodgers)

1973 Event - For 2nd time, Johnny Bench hits 3 home runs in a game

1973 Event - 15th Grammy Awards: 1st Time Ever I Saw Your Face, America

1973 Event - 10th time Islanders shut-out-4-0 vs Penguins

1973 Event - WI vs. Australia at Kingston, 1st time since 1955 without Sobers

1973 Event - 2nd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0

1973 Event - 1st time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0

1973 Event - Helgafell, island of Heimaey Iceland erupts for 1st time in 7,000 yrs

1972 Event - Jet's Don Maynard becomes all time pro reception leader (632)

1972 Event - Dow Jones closes above 1,000 for 1st time (1003.16)

1972 Event - Dow Jones Index moves above 1,000 for 1st time

1972 Event - 1st time Islanders shut-out-5-0 vs Penguins

1972 Event - "Arthur Godfrey Time" ends a 27 year run on radio

1972 Event - Cornell NCAA hockey team shut out for 1st time in 225 games (Boston U)

1972 Event - 1st time Cleveland Cavaliers beat New York Knicks (111-109)

1972 Event - President Velasco Ibarra of Ecuador deposed for 4th time

1971 Event - TV movie "Brian's Song," airs for 1st time on ABC-TV

1971 Event - Ron Hunt is hit by a pitch for record 50th time in a season

1971 Event - 16 time gold glover Brook Robinson commits 3 errors in 6th inning

1970 Event - Supersonic airliner Concorde lands for 1st time at Heathrow airport

1970 Death - Ralph W. Sockman, Protestant pastor, author, successful radio show, National Radio Pulpit, considered by Time magazine as the best Protestant preacher in the U.S., dies at age 80

1970 Event - Phillies Larry Bowa steals home for 2nd time in 1970

1970 Event - Ron Hunt gets hit by a pitch for a record 119th time

1970 Event - New York Yankees Horace Clarke breaks up a no-hitter in the 9th for 3rd time in 28 days

1970 Death - Arthur Shields, actor (Your Show Time), dies at 73

1970 Event - NFL selects Wilson as official football and scoreboard as official time

1970 Death - Conrad Nagel, actor (Celebrity Time), dies at 73

1970 Event - Holy Eucharist given by women for 1st time in Roman Catholic service

1970 Event - "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT)

1969 Birthday - Matthew McConaughey, actor, Contact, A Time to Kill

1969 Event - 1st time 7 people in space

1969 Event - 1st time 5 people in space

1969 Event - New York Mets sweep Montreal Expos putting them in 1st place for 1st time

1969 Death - Ted Hecht, actor (Time to Kill, Song of India, Gangster), dies

1969 Death - Joszi Jeno Tersanszky, Hungarian writer (Till Next Time), dies at 81

1969 Birthday - Erin Hartwell, Philadelphia, time trial cyclist, Olympic-bronze/silver-92, 96

1969 Event - 11th Grammy Awards: Mrs. Robinson, By the Time I Get to Phoenix wins

1968 Event - 1st time, 2 soon-to-be-named MVPs oppose each other Cards Bob Gibson beat Tigers Denny McLain 4-0

1968 Event - "Happy Time" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 286 performances

1968 Death - Westbrook Van Voorhis, announcer (March of Time), dies at 64

1968 Event - British adopts year-round daylight savings time

1968 Event - "Happy Time" opens at Broadway Theater New York City for 286 performances

1967 Event - Beatles release "Christmas Time is Here Again"

1967 Event - Puerto Rico placed on Atlantic Standard Time

1967 Event - Ferdinand Bracke bicycles world record time (48,093 km)

1967 Event - Palace of Fine Arts reopens (1st time during 1915 exposition)

1967 Event - 1st time an AFL team beats an NFL team, Broncos beats Detroit 13-7

1967 Event - Phillies Larry Jackson beats New York Mets for 18th straight time

1967 Event - U.S. planes bomb Haiphong for 1st time during Vietnam War

1967 Event - In the Vietnam War, U.S. planes bombed Haiphong for 1st time

1967 Event - 1st time Jimi Hendrix burns his guitar (London)

1966 Event - Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" airs for 1st time on CBS

1966 Event - Radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, Md to Boulder, Colorado

1966 Event - Radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, Maryland

1966 Birthday - Debbe Dunning, born in Burbank, California, actress, Tool Time Girl-Home Improvement

1966 Event - In the Vietnam War, U.S. planes bombed Hanoi and Haiphong for 1st time

1966 Event - "Time for Singing" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 41 performances

1966 Event - Dave Clark 5 set record as they appear for 12th time on Ed Sullivan

1966 Event - "Time for Singing" opens at Broadway Theater New York City for 41 performances

1966 Event - 5 time Horse of the Year, Kelso, retires

1965 Birthday - Shania Twain, born in Windsor, Canada, born Eileen Regina Edwards, singer, album, 'Come on Over' best-selling album of all time by a female musician

1965 Event - Astronauts Gordon Cooper and Pete Conrad successfully launch Gemini 5, the 11th manned spaceflight mission of all time

1965 Event - Rock group "Animals" 1st time on British charts

1965 Birthday - Glenn Scarpelli, born in Staten Island, New York, actor, Alex-One Day At a Time, Fantasy

1964 Event - 1st time 4 people in space

1964 Event - For 1st time since 1800, residents of Washington D.C. permitted to vote

1964 Event - Time Magazine uses term "op art" for 1st time

1964 Event - 1st time 3 people in space

1964 Birthday - Trey Anastasio, born in Fort Worth, Texas, singer, multi-instrumentalist, member of Phish rock band, ranked 73rd on 'Rolling Stone' 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

1964 Event - 10th time Mantle switch-hits home run in a game, one goes 502 feet

1964 Event - Mickey Mantle switch-hits home run record 10th and final time in a game

1964 Event - Giants sweep Mets 5-3 and 8-6 in 23 inn, records include elapsed time of 9:50, 47 strikeouts, 7:22 for 2nd game and New York's 22 K's in 2nd games

1964 Birthday - Pierre Trentin, France, 1K time trials, Gold Medal 1968 Olympics

1964 Birthday - Steve Nevius, film editor, Eden, Fall Time, Damascus

1963 Event - Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir played music together for the 1st time

1963 Event - Berlin Wall opens for 1st time to West Berliners

1963 Event - 1st time since 1910 no AL player, played in every game

1963 Birthday - Whitney Houston, born in Newark, New Jersey, singer, One Moment in Time, Bodyguard

1963 Event - John F. Kennedy says segregation is morally wrong and that it is "time to act"

1963 Birthday - Yazz, Yasmin Evans, Mrs. Simon La Bon/rocker, Fine Time

1963 Event - Beatles meet Rolling Stones for 1st time

1963 Death - Alec A Templeton, composer/pianist (Alec Templeton Time), dies at 52

1962 Event - 1st time 2 people in space

1962 Event - 1st time 2 manned crafts in space (U.S.S.R.)

1962 Birthday - Gina Gershon, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, film roles include, 'Cocktail', 'Bound', 'Showgirls', author of children's book, 'Camp Creepy Time'

1962 Event - Beatles meet their producer George Martin for 1st time, they record "Besame Mucho" with Peter Best on drums

1962 Birthday - Jesse Johnson, born in Rock Island, Illinois, Jesse Woods Johnson, musician, guitarist, funk, rocky, rhythm and blues genres, original member of The Time, contributed to hit singles, 'The Bird', 'Jungle Love', on The Time's third album, 'Ice Cream Castle'

1962 Event - Laser beam successfully bounced off Moon for 1st time

1962 Event - MIT sends TV signal by satellite for 1st time: CA to MA

1962 Birthday - M C Hammer, Stanley Kirk Burrell, born in Oakland California, rapper, Hammer Time

1962 Event - 8 of 9 planets align for 1st time in 400 years

1961 Event - Equal access rule, political parties get TV broadcasting time

1961 Event - For 2nd time in his career, St. Louis' Jerry Norton has 4 interceptions

1961 Birthday - Chela Quintana, Venezuela, LPGA golfer, 8 time Venezuelan Amat Champ

1961 Birthday - Elizabeth McGovern, Evanston, Illinois, actress, Once Upon a Time in Amer

1961 Death - Gary Cooper, 2 time Academy award winning actor (High Noon), dies at 60

1961 Event - Botvinnik wins world chess championship for 3rd time

1961 Event - Hawaii's, then all time low temperature, 14 degrees F recorded atop Haleakale

1960 Event - Italy beats U.S. in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years U.S. not in finals)

1960 Event - Flintstones premieres, 1st prime time animation show

1960 Event - For 1st time since 1927, Pirates clinch NL pennant

1960 Event - White Sox Ted Kluzewski's 3-run home run is disallowed as ump called time

1960 Birthday - Mike Hucknail, rocker, Simply Red-Every Time We Say Goodbye

1960 Birthday - Valerie Bertinelli, 1 Day at a Time, Sydney, Ms. Eddie Van Halen

1960 Death - Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52

1959 Birthday - MacKenzie Phillips, Alexandria, Virginia, actress, Julie-1 Day at a Time

1959 Event - Far side of Moon seen for 1st time, compliments of U.S.S.R.'s Luna 3

1959 Birthday - Basia Trzetrzelevska, Poland, jazz singer, Time and Life

1959 Death - Helen Broderick, comedienne/actress (Swing Time, Top Hat), dies

1959 Event - During a game in Wrigley Field, 2 balls were in play at same time

1959 Event - Yankees sink to last place, 1st time since May 25, 1940

1959 Event - "Today" show goes abroard 1st time (Paris France)

1958 Birthday - Carlos Carson, born in Lake Worth, Florida, football player, wide receiver, played in ten National Football League seasons, from 1980 to 1989, all time Pro Bowl NFL player

1958 Birthday - Paul Hardcastle, keyboardist, Don't Waste My Time, Just for Money

1958 Event - Braves Eddie Mathews strikes out for World Series record 11th time

1958 Event - Hall of Fame fails to elect anyone for 1st time since 1950

1957 Event - Braves' Lew Burdette beats Yankees for 3rd time in 1 World Series

1957 Event - 1st edition newspaper the Ware Time (in Suriname), 1,700 die

1957 Birthday - Bert Oosterbosch, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands, racing cyclist, won World amateur team time trial championship, won World Professional individual pursuit title, successful track and road racer

1957 Event - John Lennon (16) and Paul McCartney (15) meet for 1st time as Lennon's rock group The Quarry Men perform at a church dinner

1957 Birthday - Richard Powers, born in Evanston, Illinois, author, wrote novel, 'The Time of Our Singing', 'Plowing the Dark', 'The Echo Maker', 'Generosity: An Enhancement'

1957 Birthday - Jerry Marotta, rocker, Orleans-Love Takes Time

1956 Event - Mickey Mantle hits home run from both sides of plate for record 3rd time

1956 Event - Dow Jones closes above 500 for 1st time (500.24)

1956 Birthday - Dale Murphy, born in Portland, Oregon, slugger, Atlanta Braves, 2 time NL MVP

1956 Birthday - Paul Young, rock vocalist/keyboardist, Every Time You Go Away

1955 Birthday - Ian Botham, cricketer, all time great all-rounder Extrovert

1955 Event - Time bomb aboard United DC-6 kills 44 above Longmont Colorado

1955 Event - Austria resumed its sovereignty after departure of last Allied occupation forces, for 1st time since German occupation of 1938

1955 Event - Dominican League moves to winter baseball for 1st time

1955 Event - "No Time for Sergeants" opens on Broadway, starring Andy Griffith

1955 Event - Ira Levin's "No Time for Sergeants," premieres in New York City

1955 Event - "Mr Peepers" (TV Comedy) starring Wally Cox airs for last time on NBC

1954 Event - "The Shadow," airs for last time on radio

1954 Event - White Sox win 90th game, 1st time they win this many since 1920

1954 Birthday - Greg Ginn, born in America, guitarist, singer, songwriter, leader, Black Flag, hardcore punk, Rolling Stone's, 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

1954 Birthday - Alides Hidding, singer/guitarist, Time Bandits

1953 Event - 1939 sacrifice fly rule restored: no time at bat for sac fly

1953 Birthday - Boyd Gaines, born in Atlanta, Georgia, actor, Mark-One Day at a Time, Sure Thing

1953 Event - 25th Academy Awards - "Greatest Show on Earth," Gary Cooper and Shirley Booth win (1st time televised)

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

1953 Birthday - Paul Allen, born in Seattle, Washington, co-founder of Microsoft with Bill Gates, worth $10 billion, 'Time' magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World

1952 Event - Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in New York City

1952 Birthday - Christopher Reeve, New York City, actor, Superman, Somewhere in Time

1951 Birthday - David Rappaport, born in London, England, 3'11" actor, Wizard, Time Bandits

1951 Death - Sigmund Romberg, Hungarian/US composer (Blossom Time), dies at 64

1951 Birthday - Al Greenwood, keyboardist, Foreigner-Feels Like the First Time

1951 Event - "Courtin' Time" closes at National Theater New York City after 37 performances

1951 Event - "Courtin' Time" opens at National Theater New York City for 37 performances

1951 Event - Dick Button wins U.S. skating title for 6th time

1950 Event - Cleveland Browns play Pittsburgh for 1st time, beat Steelers 30-17

1950 Event - Radio's "Grand Ole Opry" is broadcasted on TV for 1st time

1950 Event - For a record 6th time, New York Yankee Johnny Mize hits 3 home runs in one game

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

1950 Event - 1st time U.S. and North Korean forces clash in Korean War

1950 Birthday - Barbi Benton, Klein, California, Playboy model, Hee Haw, Sugar Time!

1949 Event - North Atlantic Treaty Council meets for 1st time

1949 Event - Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz wed for the second time

1948 Birthday - Richard Masur, New York City, actor, David-One Day at a Time

1948 Birthday - Michael Lembeck, born in Brooklyn, actor, Max-One Day at a Time

1948 Event - National Security Council authorizes covert operations for 1st time

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

1948 Event - Miranda, famous moon of Uranus, photographed for 1st time

1948 Event - "Nature of Things" science show premieres on NBC prime time

1947 Event - Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" flies for 1st (& last) time

1947 Event - Boston Braves hit a million attendance for 1st time

1947 Birthday - Richard Beckinsale, born in Nottingham, England, actor, Porridge, Doing Time

1947 Birthday - George Alec Effinger, U.S., sci-fi author, Nick of Time

1947 Death - Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53

1946 Event - 1st time NL pennant ends in a tie (Cards and Dodgers)

1946 Birthday - Kathryn Jean Whitmire, Houston Texas, 4 time Mayor-Houston

1946 Death - H[erbert] G[eorge] Wells, sci-fi author (Time Machine), dies at 79

1946 Event - 1st time all major-league baseball games (8) are played at night

1946 Event - Attempt made to recall Mayor Lapham (1st time in San Francisco history)

1946 Event - League of Nations assembles for last time

1946 Event - U.N. General Assembly meets for 1st time in London

1945 Birthday - Diane Sawyer, born in Glasgow, Kentucky, newscaster, 60 Minutes, ABC Prime Time

1945 Event - Women in France allowed to vote for 1st time

1945 Event - Tigers and Cubs meet in World Series for 4th time

1945 Birthday - Eddy Merckx, Belgium, cyclist, 5 time winner of Tour de France

1945 Event - "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio

1945 Event - Tokyo in fire after night time B-29 bombing

1944 Event - U.S. Army troops entered Germany for 1st time

1944 Birthday - Paul Young, actor, Another Time Another Place

1944 Birthday - Patrick Sercu, born in Belgium, 1K time trial 1964 Olympic gold

1944 Event - New York Giant, Mel Ott scores 6 runs in 1 game drawing 5 walks for 4th time

1944 Event - Tippett's oratorium "Child of Our Time," premieres in London

1944 Birthday - Ronnie Milsap, born in Robbinsville, North Carolina, country singer, Legend in My Time

1944 Birthday - Bonnie Franklin, Santa Monica Cal, TV actress, Ann-1 Day at a Time

1944 Death - C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies

1943 Birthday - Owen Keir Davidson, Australia, 4 time Wimbledon mix double champ

1943 Birthday - Robert Crumb, U.S., cartoonist, Father Time, Fritz Cat

1943 Birthday - Mike Bloomfield, born in Chicago, Illinois, musician, guitarist, composer, number 22 on Rolling Stone's '100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time'

1942 Event - U.S. bombers struck Italian mainland for 1st time in WW II

1942 Birthday - Sandy Gilmour, Montclair, New Jersey, newscaster, Prime Time Sunday

1942 Event - Time puts Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich on its cover

1942 Birthday - Lynn Farleigh, Bristol England, actress, Lovers of Their Time

1942 Event - Mexico changes from 3 time zones to 2

1942 Event - Japan forces Java to use "Tokyo time" 1 hour forward

1942 Event - Daylight Savings War Time goes into effect in U.S.

1942 Birthday - Jim Croce, Philadelphia, rock vocalist, Time in a Bottle

1941 Birthday - Dan Hicks, born in Little Rock, Arkansas, singer, songwriter, performed with dance bands, performed on Time Out For Teens radio program, part of San Francisco's folk music scene

1941 Birthday - David Warner, born in Manchester, New Hampshire, actor, Star Trek VI, Time Bandits

1941 Death - Marx Dormoy, French socialist, killed by a time bomb

1941 Event - Howard Florey and Norman Heatley meet for 1st time, 11 days later they successfully recreate penicillin

1941 Event - Giants use plastic batting helmets for 1st time

1941 Event - Ted Williams raises his batting avg over .400 for 1st time in 1941

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

1940 Birthday - Clem Curtis, born in Trinidad, singer, lead vocalist for The Foundations, a British soul group, including hits, 'Baby Now That I've Found You', 'Back On My Feet Again', 'Any Old Time'

1940 Event - Yankees, lose to A's and eliminated from pennant for 1st time since 1935

1940 Event - Amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time)

1940 Birthday - John Irvin, actor, Moment in Time

1939 Event - Nylon stockings go on sale in U.S. for 1st time

1939 Event - William Saroyan's "Time of Your Life," premieres in New York City

1939 Event - Nylon stockings go on sale for 1st time (Wilmington Delaware)

1939 Birthday - Kathy Whitworth, Monahans, Texas, golfer, 7 time LPGA Player of Year

1939 Birthday - Phillip Ramey, born in Elmhurst, Illinois, pianist, composer, associated with Aaron Copeland, wrote, 'Irving Fine: An American Composer in His Time'

1939 Event - Heinkel He 176 rocket plane flies for 1st time, at Peenemunde

1939 Event - SN Behrman's "No Time for Comedy," premieres in New York City

1939 Birthday - Yvette Mimieux, Hollywood Cal, actress, Time Machine, Where the Boys Are

1938 Event - 3 DiMaggio brothers play together for 1st time, charity all star game

1938 Event - Rugers beats Princeton 1st time in 60 years as Rutgers Stad dedicated

1938 Event - Time capsule, to be opened in 6939, buried at World's Fair in New York City (capsule contained a woman's hat, man's pipe and 1,100' of microfilm)

1938 Event - Only time brothers hit back-to-back home runs (Lloyd and Paul Waner, Pitts)

1938 Death - Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Space, time and deity), dies at 79

1938 Death - Suzanne Lenglen, 6 time Wimbledon champ, dies at 39 of anemia

1938 Birthday - Frank Converse, actor, It's About Time, Dr. Cook's Garden, Movin' On

1938 Birthday - Glen Campbell, singer, By the Time I get to Phoenix, Galveston

1938 Birthday - Charles Siebert, born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, actor, One Day at A Time, Trapper John

1938 Birthday - Lovelace Watkins, born in New Jersey, nicknamed, 'The Black Sinatra', singer, considered the greatest male soul singer of his time

1938 Event - Paul Osborn's "On Borrowed Time," premieres in New York City

1937 Birthday - Bobby Allison, auto racer, 3 time winner of Daytona 500

1937 Event - Archambaud bicycles world record time (45,796 km)

1937 Event - Frans Slaats bicycles world record time (45,563 km)

1937 Birthday - David Behrman, born in Salzburg, Austria, composer, producer, Music of Our Time series, Columbia Records, founding member, Sonic Arts Union

1936 Event - Radio used for 1st time for a presidential campaign

1936 Birthday - Wilt Chamberlain, born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, NBA great center, Los Angeles Laker, 5 time MVP

1936 Event - 1st time in 20th century, 1st 2 batters in a game-Roy Johnson and Rabbit Warstler of Boston Bees-lead off with home runs

1936 Birthday - John Dancy, born in Jackson, Texas, newscaster, Prime Time Sunday

1936 Birthday - James Darren, actor, Time Tunnel

1936 Birthday - Glen Campbell, born in Delight, Arkansas, actor/singer, Time I Get to Phoenix

1935 Birthday - Lester Piggott, British jockey, 11 time champ

1935 Birthday - Judy Devlin Hashman, 10 time badminton champ, 1957-67

1935 Event - 1st time brothers on opposing teams hit home runs, Tony and Al Cuccunello

1935 Birthday - Lee Meriwether, born in Los Angeles, California, Miss America, Time Tunnel, Barnaby Jones

1935 Event - Newfoundland changes time to 3 hours W of Greenwich, repeats 44 sec

1935 Event - Monopoly board game goes on sale for 1st time

1935 Event - 1st "March of Time" newsreel premieres at the Capitol

1934 Event - Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player

1934 Event - New York Times erroneously declares Ruth 700 home run record to stand for all time

1934 Birthday - Sam Donaldson, born in El Paso, Texas, ABC White House correspondent, Prime Time

1934 Birthday - Huey "Piano" Smith, pianist, Having a Good Time

1934 Event - Fenway Park catches fire for 2nd time (May 8th 1926 also)

1933 Birthday - Jack Perkins, born in Cleveland, Ohio, newscaster, Prime Time Sunday, NBC Magazine

1933 Birthday - John Mayall, MacClesfield England, pop musician, Don't Washed Me Time

1933 Birthday - Ian Tyson, born in British Columbia, Canada, singer, songwriter, guitarist, song 'Four Strong Winds' chosen as greatest Canadian song of all time, in Canada's Country Music Hall of Fame

1933 Event - Jan van Houten bicycles world record time (44,588 km)

1933 Event - Yankees are shut out for 1st time after 308 games (since Aug 2, 1931)

1933 Event - 1st time, brothers on opposite teams homer in the same game. Red Sox

1933 Birthday - Richard Schickel, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, documentary filmmaker, film critic, author, journalist, historian, received Guggenheim Fellowship, published in Time, and Life, magazines, books include, 'Woody Allen: A Life in Film', 'Elia Kazan: A Biography'

1932 Birthday - Wynn Irwin, New York City, actor, Lotsa Luck, Sugar Time

1932 Event - Groucho Marx performed on radio for 1st time

1932 Event - Franklin Delano Roosevelt (D) elected 32nd president for 1st time

1932 Birthday - Jack Mullaney, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actor, My Living Doll, It's About Time

1932 Birthday - Robert [Franklin] Adams, U.S., sci-fi author, Castaways in Time

1932 Event - Australia beat South Africa in cricket by an inn in 5 hours 53 minutes playing time

1932 Event - America enter Olympic 2-man bobsled competition for 1st time

1931 Birthday - Frederic Raphael, writer, After the War, California Time

1931 Birthday - Billy Casper, born in San Diego, California, William Earl Billy Casper, Jr., professional golfer, golf course designer, won the PGA Tour 27 times, named 15th greatest golfer of all time by Golf Digest in 2000, considered best putter of his era

1931 Event - "There Ought To Be A Moonlight Saving Time" by Guy Lombardo hits #1

1931 Birthday - Peter Levi, born in Ruislip, England, poet, writer, professor of poetry, University of Oxford, Catholic, spent time in the priesthood

1931 Event - West Indies beat Australia for the 1st time, by 30 runs at SCG

1930 Event - 2nd time in 1930, Chuck Klein of Phillies hits in 26 straight games

1930 Birthday - Doug Harvey, hockey star, 3 time James Norris winner

1929 Birthday - George H Crumb, Charleston, West Virginia, composer, Pulitzer 1968-Echoes of Time

1929 Birthday - Pat Harrington, Jr., New York City, actor, Danny Thomas Show, 1 Day at a Time

1929 Event - 1st time New York curb stock exchange transacts more business than New York Exch

1929 Birthday - Beverly Sills, born in New York, opera singer, popularized opera, called "America's Queen of Opera" by Time magazine

1929 Event - Jimmy Hatlo's "They'll Do It Every Time" cartoon debuts in SF

1929 Birthday - Ulu Grosbard, Belgium, actor, Straight Time, Georgia, Falling in Love

1929 Birthday - Rod Taylor, born in Sydney, Australia, actor, Bearcats, Time Machine

1928 Event - 1st issue of Time magazine, Japanese Emperor Hirohito on cover

1928 Event - Ty Cobb, 41, steals home for 50th and final time

1928 Event - Yankees are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926

1928 Birthday - Garry Winogrand, born in New York City, New York, prolific photographer, known for 20th century portraits of America, focusing on social issues of the time, exhibited at Museum of Modern Art, published 'The Animals', 'Public Relations'

1927 Event - Interstate Commerce Commission transfers Ohio to Eastern time zone

1927 Birthday - Billy Pierce, pitcher, Chicago White Sox, seven time all star

1926 Event - Weather map televised for 1st time

1926 Birthday - Frank Aletter, Long Island, New York, actor, Mac-It's About Time, Tom-Nancy

1925 Event - Only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out

1924 Birthday - Roloff Beny, Alberta, painter/photographer, A Time of Gods

1923 Birthday - Clay Jones, born in England, horticulturalist, broadcaster, Chairman of the program Gardener's Question Time on BBC Radio 4, voted tenth alongside Carol Klein as the nation's all-time favorite gardener

1923 Event - Young Stribling held light-heavyweight boxing championship for shortest amount of time (3 hours). Referee overturns decision

1923 Birthday - Fred Robbins, born in Baltimore, Maryland, DJ, Coke Time with Eddie Fisher, Robbins Nest

1923 Birthday - John McKay, West Virginia, football coach, USC, Tampa Bay, 5 time Rose Bowl champ

1923 Birthday - A Louise Brough Clapp, born in Oklahoma, tennis player, 4 time Wimbledon champ

1923 Event - Time magazine debuts

1923 Event - Ottawa Senator Cy Denneny becomes NHL's all time scorer (143 goals)

1923 Event - Ink paste manufactured for 1st time by Standard Ink Company

1922 Event - For 1st time, entire World Series broadcast over radio (WJZ and WGY)

1922 Event - Babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922

1922 Event - 1st "old time" musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta)

1922 Event - Cards enter 1st place, marks 1st time both St. Louis teams are on top

1922 Event - Ty Cobb gets 5 hits in a game for record 4th time in a year

1922 Birthday - Colin Fletcher, author, Walking Through Time

1921 Birthday - Rashid Karami, Lebanon, 10 time PM: 1955..87 of Lebanon

1921 Event - Babe Ruth becomes all time home run champ with number 120, Gavvy Cravath

1921 Event - 1st transcontinental flight in 24 hours flying time arrives Florida

1920 Birthday - Nanette Fabray, born in San Diego, California, actress, Katherine-One Day at a Time

1920 Event - Time Square Theater opens at 217 W 42nd St. New York City

1920 Event - Radio compass used for 1st time for aircraft navigation

1920 Event - Azerbaijan SSR joins U.S.S.R. (1st time)

1920 Event - U.S. Senate rejects Treaty of Versailles for 2nd time refusing to ratify League of Nations' covenant (maintaining isolation policy)

1919 Birthday - Alan Young, England, actor, Time Machine, Wilbur Post-Mr Ed

1919 Birthday - Rusty Gill, born in St. Louis, Missouri, singer, Polka Time

1918 Birthday - Madeleine L'Engle, born in New York City, American writer, known for "A Wrinkle in Time"

1918 Birthday - Sebastian Cabot, London, actor, Mr French-Family Affair, Time Machine

1918 Event - 1st daylight savings time in U.S. goes into effect

1918 Event - Congress authorizes time zones and approves daylight saving time

1917 Event - General Pershing and U.S. troops see action on Western Front for 1st time

1917 Birthday - Fernando Rey, Arambillet, La Coruna Spain, actor, Matter of Time

1917 Birthday - Vinoo Mankad, cricketer, India's greatest all-rounder to his time

1916 Event - Market Street's "Path of Gold" lit for 1st time

1916 Event - Boeing aircraft flies for 1st time

1916 Event - Britain begins "Summer Time" (Daylight Savings Time)

1916 Event - British Summer Time (Daylight Savings), 1st introduced

1916 Birthday - Bill Williams, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Starlit Time, Date With the Angels

1916 Event - U.S. invades Cuba for 3rd time, this to end corrupt Menocal regime

1915 Birthday - Dorothy Kirsten, Montclair, New Jersey, soprano, Time to Sing, Chevy Show

1915 Birthday - Jimmie Rogers, born in Detroit, Michigan, singer, Sugar Hill Time

1915 Event - New York Yankees don pinstripes and hat-in-the-ring logo for 1st time

1915 Event - Pluto photographed for 1st time (although unknown at the time)

1915 Birthday - Bobby Hackett, born in Providence, Rhode Island, trumpeteer/orchestral leader, Air Time '57

1914 Birthday - [Arthur] Wilson "Bob" Tucker, U.S., sci-fi author, Time Masters

1914 Birthday - Marion Ladewig, Michigan, bowler, 9 time woman bowler of year 1950-63

1914 Birthday - Brendan Gill, born in Hartford, Connecticut, writer, film critic, author, wrote film critiques for Film Comment, wrote articles for The New Yorker, and a book about his time at The New Yorker magazine

1914 Birthday - Frederick Fennell, born in Cleveland, Ohio, conductor, Time and Winds

1914 Event - Oscar Egg bicycles world record time (44,247 km)

1914 Event - Oscar Egg bicycles world record time (44,247 km)

1914 Event - "Perils of Pauline" shown for 1st time in Los Angeles

1914 Birthday - Ralph Herman, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, orchestra leader, Circus Time

1913 Birthday - Frances Langford, born in Lakeland, Florida, singer, Armed Forces Hour, Star Time

1912 Event - 1st time an aircraft recovers from a spin

1912 Event - U.S. Marines invade Cuba, 3nd time

1911 Event - Audience throws vegetables at actors for 1st recorded time in US

1911 Birthday - Alan Gifford, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actor, Time Lock, Up Periscope

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

1910 Birthday - Ray McKinley, born in Ft. Worth, Texas, orchestra leader/drummer, Glenn Miller Time

1910 Event - Halley's comet seen by naked eye 1st time this trip (Curacao)

1909 Birthday - Whit Bissel, New York City, actor, Time Machine, General Kirk-Time Tunnel

1909 Birthday - Robert Helpmann, born in Mount Gambier, Australia, actor, Second Time Lucky

1909 Event - Gustav Mahler conducts New York Philharmonic for his 1st time

1909 Event - U.S. military forces leave Cuba for 2nd time

1908 Birthday - William Saroyan, U.S., novelist/playwright, Time of Your Life

1908 Event - 1st time, ball signifying new year dropped at Times Square

1907 Event - For 1st time a ball drops at Times Square to signal new year

1907 Birthday - Shimen Rushkin, Poland, actor, Beau Brummel, Having a Wonderful Time

1906 Event - Alberta adopts Mountain Standard Time

1906 Event - Yankees win by forfeit, for their 1st time

1906 Event - Russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time

1906 Event - Coen de King skates world record time: 32,370 km

1906 Event - 1st time Dow Jones closes above 100

1905 Death - Martinus W van AA Meerbeke, head-editor (Time), dies at 75

1905 Event - Baseball outfielder Frank Huelsman traded for 6th time in 8 months

1905 Birthday - Michael Kemp Tippett, English composer and conductor, Child of our Time

1904 Birthday - Paul McGrath, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor, Witness, No Time for Love

1904 Birthday - John J. Sirica, born in Waterbury, Connecticut, John Joseph Sirica, judge, Chief Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, presided over Watergate scandal, Time magazine Person of the Year, 1973

1902 Event - Tinker, Evers, and Chance appear together for 1st time

1902 Event - Canada's Maritime Provinces switch from Eastern to Atlantic time

1902 Event - 2 deaf-mutes face each other for 1st time as Dummy Hoy leads off for the Reds against Dummy Taylor of the Giants, Reds win 5-3

1901 Birthday - Joyce Wethered, Surrey England, golfer, 4 time British Amateur champ

1901 Birthday - Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama, 1940-41, 49-51, 68

1901 Birthday - Rudy Vallee, Vt, singer, Vagabond Dreams, My Time Is Your Time

1899 Event - 24th Preakness: R Clawson aboard Half Time wins in 1:47

1898 Birthday - Henry R. Luce, born in Tengchow, China, publisher, Time, Fortune, Life

1897 Event - Yerkes Observatory 40" (1m) refractor used for 1st time

1896 Birthday - William Fitzgerald Jenkins, author, Time Tunnel, Land of Giants

1896 Birthday - Conrad Nagel, born in Keokuk Iowa, actor, Celebrity Time

1896 Event - Cave of Winds at Niagara Falls goes almost dry for 1st time in 50 yrs

1895 Event - Norway adopts Mid-European time

1894 Event - Daniel Cooper patents time clock

1894 Event - Denmark adopts Mid-European time

1893 Event - For only time in history of U.S. Tennis championships, an event is held off the Eastern seaboard. Men's double championship in Chicago

1893 Event - Paul Kruger elected president of Transvaal for 3rd time

1892 Birthday - Dumas Malone, Mississippi, historian, Jefferson and His Time

1891 Birthday - Helen Broderick, U.S., comedienne/actress/singer, Swing Time

1891 Birthday - Elizabeth Ryan, Anaheim California, doubles tennis champ, 6 time Wimbled

1891 Birthday - Osip E Mandelstam, Warsaw Poland, Russian poet, Noise of Time

1890 Event - Nellie Bly beats Phileas Fogg's time around world by 8 days (72 days)

1889 Birthday - Ralph W. Sockman, born in New York, New York, Protestant pastor, author, successful radio show, National Radio Pulpit, considered by Time magazine as the best Protestant preacher in the U.S.

1889 Birthday - Martin Heidegger, Germany, Existentialist, Being and Time

1889 Event - Alexander Dey patents dial time recorder

1889 Event - George Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time

1888 Event - National Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time

1888 Event - Bandai volcano (Japan) erupts for 1st time in 1,000 years

1887 Birthday - Sigmund Romberg, Nagykanizsa Hungary, operetta composer, Blossom Time

1887 Death - Multatuli, writer, named most important Dutch writer of all time, 2002, Society for Dutch literature, dies in Ingelheim am Rhine, Germany

1884 Event - Greenwich established as universal time meridian of longitude

1884 Event - U.S. adopts Standard Time

1883 Event - New Brunswick adopts Eastern Standard Time (until 1902)

1883 Event - Standard time zones forms by railroads in U.S. and Canada

1879 Event - Milk was sold in glass bottles for 1st time

1878 Birthday - Lord Dunsany, Edward JMD Plunkett, Irish sci-fi writer, Time and Gods

1878 Event - Phonograph shown for 1st time at Grand Opera House

1877 Event - 1st time federal troops are used to combat strikers

1876 Event - City of Anaheim incorporated for 2nd time

1873 Event - Postal cards sold in San Francisco for 1st time

1872 Event - Metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for 1st time

1870 Event - City of Anaheim incorporates (1st time)

1869 Event - Postage stamps showing scenes are issued for 1st time

1867 Event - Blacks vote for 1st time in a state election in South

1866 Birthday - H. G. Wells, born in Bromley, England, author, Time Machine

1865 Event - Flag flown at full staff over White House, 1st time since Lincoln shot

1865 Event - Congress of Confederate States of American adjourns for last time

1864 Event - Spectrum of a comet observed for 1st time, by Giovanni Donati

1863 Event - Samuel Clemens becomes Mark Twain for 1st time

1862 Event - Congress outlaws polygamy (1st time); bad news for Utah

1862 Birthday - May Irwin, U.S. comedienne/singer, Hot Time in the Old Town

1862 Event - Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time

1861 Event - Confederate constitutional convention meets for 1st time in Montgomery, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina elect Jefferson Davis President of Confederacy

1860 Event - Organized baseball played in San Francisco for 1st time

1859 Event - Dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity 1st time this defense is successfully used

1854 Event - Major streets lit by coal gas for 1st time

1849 Event - Lincoln says "You can fool some of the people all of the time, and of people some of time, but you can't fool all of the people all of time"

1847 Event - Urbain J J Leverrier and John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for 1st time at home of John Herschel

1846 Event - Anesthetic ether used for 1st time (Dr. Wm Morton extracts a tooth)

1845 Event - 1st time, U.S. Senate overrides presidential (Tyler) veto

1842 Event - Ether was used as an anaesthetic for 1st time by Dr. Crawford Long

1837 Birthday - Paul Morphy, New Orleans, greatest chess player of all time, 1857-61

1836 Event - HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin leave South-America for last time

1836 Event - Davy Crockett arrives in Texas, just in time for the Alamo

1830 Birthday - Martinus W van der Aa, author/Dutch head-editor, The Time

1825 Birthday - Charles Ferdinand Dowd, U.S., standardized time zones

1820 Birthday - Multatuli, born in Amsterdam, Eduard Douwes Dekker, writer, named most important Dutch writer of all time, 2002, Society for Dutch literature

1813 Birthday - Judocus Smits, Dutch Catholic newspaper pioneer/founder, The Time

1811 Event - President Madison prohibits trade with Britain for 3rd time in 4 years

1804 Event - 1st locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for 1st time, in Wales

1802 Event - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers established (2nd time)

1792 Event - 500 Marseillaisian men sing France's national anthem for 1st time

1790 Event - Supreme Court convenes for 1st time (New York City)

1782 Event - Great Seal of U.S. used for 1st time

1779 Event - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers established (1st time)

1778 Event - "Stars and Stripes" arrives in foreign port for 1st time (France)

1776 Event - St. Leger horse race run for 1st time

1775 Event - 2nd Continental Congress convenes in Pennsylvania issues paper currency for 1st time

1742 Event - George Frederic Handel's "Messiah" performed for 1st time (Dublin)

1732 Event - Mass celebrated for 1st time at St. Joseph's Church in Philadelphia

1715 Event - John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time

1700 Birthday - Daniel Bernoulli, born in Basel, Switzerland, mathematician, 10 time French award

1651 Birthday - Francois Fenelon, France, writer, Playing for Time

1605 Event - Valse Dimitri crowned Russian tsar for 1st time

1600 Event - Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler meet for 1st time near Prague

1346 Event - Battle at Crecy-England's longbows defeat France, cannons used for 1st time in battle

1322 Event - Jews are expelled from France for 3rd time

1245 Event - Pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time

1178 Event - Proposed time of origin of lunar crater Giordano Bruno

1146 Event - European leaders outlaw crossbow intending to ending war for all time