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Berkeley - Historical Events
Date Event
1619-12-04

38 colonists from Berkeley Parish in England disembark in Virginia and give thanks to God. Considered by many as the first Thanksgiving in the Americas.

1796-05-14

English country doctor Edward Jenner administered the first inoculation against smallpox, using cowpox pus, in Berkeley, Gloucestershire

1834-03-16

HMS Beagle anchors at Berkeley Sound, Falkland Islands

1866-05-24

Berkeley, California named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne)

1909-12-21

1st junior high school established (Berkeley California)

1910-01-02

1st junior high schools in US opens (Berkeley California)

1929-11-04

John Baldridge' "Berkeley Square" premieres in NYC

1936-12-24

1st radioactive isotope medicine administered, Berkeley, Ca

1954-02-15

1st Bevatron particle accelerator in operation-Berkeley, California

1961-02-14

Element 103, Lawrencium, 1st produced in Berkeley Calif

1963-04-29

KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KPAT

1964-12-03

Police arrests 800 sit-in students at U of Cal at Berkeley

1971-01-06

Berkeley chemists announces 1st synthetic growth hormones

1972-06-11

KPAT-AM in Berkeley CA returns from KRE

1986-08-13

KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KBLX (now KBFN)

1990-09-27

Gunman holds 33 people (killing 1) hostage in Berkeley Calif

2017-02-02

Milo Yiannopoulous' speech at UC-Berkeley canceled over protest

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Berkeley - Notable Birthdays

Tom FogertyNov 9, 1941

Mike DirntMay 4, 1972

Ben AffleckAug 15, 1972

Berkeley - Birthdays
Date Event
1685-03-12

George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne

1860-02-24

Daniel Berkeley Updike, printer/publisher/writer (Printing Types)

1864-06-24

Gertrude Berkeley, Break the News to Mother

1881-04-01

Mowbray Berkeley, Fires of Faith

1881-08-18

Reginald Berkeley, The World Moves On

1888-04-17

Berkeley Barrington, The Violin Maker of Nuremberg

1893-07-05

Anthony Berkeley, Suspicion

1895-11-29

Busby Berkeley, Los Angeles CA, choreographer

1903-05-12

Lennox R F Berkeley, British composer (Castaway)

1904-08-06

Ballard Berkeley, In Which We Serve

1911-03-01

Mowbray Berkeley, The Unearthly

1918-12-08

Berkeley Smith, Episode #2.1

1920-07-22

Guy Elmes, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

1921-06-13

George Berkeley, Life Stinks

1929-02-03

Russell Arms, Berkeley California, vocalist (Your Hit Parade)

1932-07-31

John Searle, Berkeley in the Sixties

1933-01-17

Berkeley Harris, Guiding Light

1938-10-25

Robert Webster, Berkeley Cal, diver (Oly-gold-1960, 64)

1939-12-15

Michael Rossman, Berkeley in the Sixties

1940-12-10

William Fred Dempster, Berkeley California, crew member (Biosphere 2)

1941-11-09

Tom Fogerty, Berkeley California, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival), (d. 1990)

1942-12-08

Mario Savio, Berkeley in the Sixties

1944-01-27

Nicholas Berkeley Mason, drummer (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)

1944-02-25

Karen Grassle, Berkeley, California, American actress (Caroline-Little House on Prairie)

1945-05-28

John Fogerty, Berkeley California, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival)

1946-12-21

Christopher Keene, Berkeley California, conductor (La Traviata)

1948-05-29

Michael Berkeley, Ian McEwan: On Chesil Beach

1950-10-11

Despoina Karvela, Berkeley to apogevma

1951-11-22

Kent Nagano, Berkeley California, Conductor

1953-08-31

Marcia Clark, [Kleks], Berkeley CA, LA DA (OJ Simpson Case)

1955-12-16

Xander Berkeley, American actor

1955-12-16

Xander Berkeley, Terminator 2: Judgment Day

1957-06-21

Berkeley Breathed, Mars Needs Moms

1962-09-02

Jon Berkeley, author and illustrator

1967-08-28

Darren Lewis, Berkeley CA, outfielder (Chicago White Sox)

1968-07-05

Molly Brock, Berkeley California, rower (Olympics-96)

1968-09-04

Rick McNair, Berkeley California, water polo 2m defender (Olympics-96)

1972-05-04

Mike Dirnt [Michael Ryan Pritchard], Berkeley, California, American musician (Green Day)

1972-08-15

Ben Affleck, Berkeley California, actor (Armageddon, Pearl Harbor)

1974-06-02

Tammy Holmes, Berkeley California, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets)

1982-08-28

Matt Berkeley-Lobato, The Color of Magic

1985-04-24

Sia Berkeley, Wild Target

1985-04-24

Nick Roth, Berkeley

Berkeley - Deaths
Date Event
1678-08-28

John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, English soldier (b. 1602)

1753-03-12

George Berkeley, philosopher/bishop (Cloyne), dies on 68th birthday

1931-11-06

Claude Berkeley, Check and Double Check

1935-03-30

Reginald Berkeley, The World Moves On

1946-06-15

Gertrude Berkeley, Break the News to Mother

1948-12-28

Mowbray Berkeley, Fires of Faith

1960-08-10

Frank Lloyd, director (Berkeley Square, Blood on the Sun), dies at 72

1971-03-09

Anthony Berkeley, Suspicion

1976-03-14

Busby Berkeley, US choreographer/dir (Strike Up the Band), dies at 80

1979-05-01

Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin, cricketer (2 Tests for WI), dies

1984-09-17

Berkeley Harris, Guiding Light

1986-12-29

Hylda Tyson, Berkeley Square

1988-01-16

Ballard Berkeley, In Which We Serve

1988-01-19

Ballard Berkeley, actor (East meets West), dies at 83

1989-12-26

Lennox Berkeley, composer, dies at 86

1989-12-26

Lennox Berkeley, Hotel Reserve

1992-02-01

George Berkeley, actor (Life Stinks, Capts & Kings), dies at 70

1992-02-01

George Berkeley, Life Stinks

1996-11-06

Mario Savio, Berkeley in the Sixties

2003-04-22

Berkeley Smith, Episode #2.1

2003-12-01

Clark Kerr, first Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley (b. 1911)

2004-09-18

Mowbray Berkeley, The Unearthly

2006-05-18

Andrew Martinez, U.C. Berkeley's "Naked Guy" (b. 1972)

2008-05-12

Michael Rossman, Berkeley in the Sixties


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