Vera Events in History

1996 Death - Vera von der Heydt, psychoanalyst, dies at 96

1996 Death - Vera Chapman, writer, dies at 98

1993 Death - Vera, scarf/linen designer, dies of cardiac arrest at 87

1987 Event - Rhino Records 1st #1-Billy Vera and Beaters' "At This Moment"

1982 Death - Vera [A Veronica] Bondam, actress, dies at 86

1974 Death - Vera Vague, Barbara Jo Allen, actress 'Follow the Leader', dies at 70

1973 Death - Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki), dies at 67

1970 Birthday - Luis Miguel, born in Vera Cruz, Mexico, spanish singer

1963 Birthday - Joey Vera, heavy metal rocker, Armored Saint-Aftermath

1962 Event - 69th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Karen Susman beats Vera Sukova (64 64)

1962 Death - Vera Reynolds, actress (Dragnet Patrol, Lawless Woman), dies at 62

1959 Event - Japan hit by typhoon Vera; about 5,000 die

1956 Birthday - Vera Sosulya, U.S.S.R., toboggan, 1980 Olympics gold

1949 Birthday - Vera Wang, American Designer

1945 Birthday - Vera Misevich, born in U.S.S.R., equestrian dressage, 1980 Olympics gold

1944 Birthday - Billy Vera, musician, & Beaters-At This Moment, Into the Night

1942 Death - Vera Figner, writer, dies

1942 Birthday - Vera C slavsk -Odlozilova, Czechoslovakia, gymnast, Gold Medals 1964, 1968 Olympics

1932 Birthday - Jayne Mansfield, Vera Jane Palmer, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, actress, Fat Spy

1930 Birthday - Vera Miles, Ralston, Boise City ID, actress, Psycho

1928 Birthday - Vera Rubin, American Scientist

1919 Birthday - Vera Hruba Ralston, born in Czechoslovakia, actress, Dakota, Accused of Murder

1917 Birthday - Vera Lynn, singer, Anniversary Waltz

1914 Event - U.S. Marines march out of Vera Cruz, Mexico

1914 Event - U.S. Marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, stay 6 months

1906 Birthday - Vera Menchik, Moscow, 1st official women's world chess champ, 1927

1905 Birthday - Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author, Sputniki

1904 Birthday - Vera Vague, Barbara Jo Allen, New York City, actress, Follow the Leader

1899 Birthday - Vera von der Heydt, psychoanalyst

1899 Birthday - Vera Reynolds, Richmond, Virginia, silent screen actress, Lawless Woman

1898 Birthday - Vera Chapman, writer

1895 Birthday - Vera Bondam, actress

1882 Birthday - Charles Trowbridge, Vera Cruz Mexico, actor, Fatal Hour

1864 Event - Mexican Emperor Maximilian arrives at Vera Cruz

1859 Event - Vera Cruz besieged by Miramon (Cons) in Mexican War of Reform

1858 Event - War of Reform (Mexico); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz

1847 Event - U.S. General Scott occupies Vera Cruz Mexico

1500 Event - Pedro Cabral lands and annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz)