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National - Notable Historical Events

Frederick DouglassJul 6, 1853

Abraham LincolnMar 3, 1863

Elizabeth Cady StantonMay 15, 1869

Custer BattlefieldJan 29, 1879

Benjamin HarrisonJan 6, 1893

Nicolas IIJun 16, 1907

Theodore RooseveltJun 18, 1912

Adolf HitlerJul 29, 1921

Herbert HooverFeb 27, 1922

Calvin CoolidgeOct 15, 1924

Robert A. MillikanNov 9, 1925

John DillingerOct 23, 1933

FDRJul 5, 1935

Archer John Porter MartinJun 7, 1941

NimitzSep 30, 1942

W.E.B. Du BoisJun 22, 1943

Ho Chi MinhSep 2, 1945

Mao ZedongOct 1, 1949

Paul HarveyDec 3, 1950

Elvis PresleyJan 28, 1956

Nat King ColeDec 17, 1957

Dolph SchayesJan 12, 1958

Richard NixonJul 28, 1960

LBJNov 23, 1963

JFKNov 25, 1963

Yasser ArafatFeb 4, 1969

Roberto ClementeAug 6, 1973

Paul BrownJan 1, 1976

Kathy WhitworthSep 10, 1978

Jimmy CarterOct 13, 1978

Nancy LopezMar 25, 1979

Donna CaponiMar 23, 1980

Pat BradleyAug 25, 1985

Weird Al YankovicMay 16, 1987

chris johnsonAug 2, 1987

Aung San Suu KyiSep 27, 1988

Nelson MandelaJun 23, 1990

Roseanne BarrJul 25, 1990

William ShatnerApr 15, 1992

President ClintonApr 23, 1995

Kelly RobbinsFeb 9, 1997

Ronald ReaganFeb 6, 1998

EnyaJun 29, 2007

David AttenboroughSep 14, 2009

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National - Historical Events
Date Event
1219-06-15

Dannebrog - oldest national flag in the world - and flag of Denmark. According to legend, fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse (now Tallinn) in Estonia, and turned the Danes' luck.

1524-07-15

Emperor Karel I bans German national synode

1607-01-13

The Bank of Genoa fails after announcement of national bankruptcy in Spain.

1636-12-13

The Massachusetts Bay Colony organizes three militia regiments to defend the colony against the Pequot Indians. This organization is recognized today as the founding of the United States National Guard.

1638-02-28

Scottish Presbyterians sign National Convent, Greyfriars, Edinburgh

1773-10-14

The first recorded Ministry of Education, the Komisja Edukacji Narodowej (Polish for Commission of National Education), is formed in Poland.

1777-12-18

1st national Thanksgiving Day, commemorating Burgoyne's surrender

1780-01-03

Danish national anthem "Kong Kristian...," 1st sung

1789-06-17

3rd Estate in France declared itself a national assembly

1789-07-15

Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette, is named by acclamation colonel-general of the new National Guard of Paris.

1789-08-04

French National Meeting ending feudal system

1789-08-27

French National Assembly issues "Declaration of Rights of Man & Citizen"

1789-10-03

Washington proclaims 1st national Thanksgiving Day on Nov 26

1789-11-05

French National Meeting declares all citizens equal under law

1789-11-26

1st national Thanksgiving in USA

1791-07-17

Members of the French National Guard under the command of General Lafayette open fire on a crowd of radical Jacobins at the Champ de Mars, Paris, during the French Revolution, killing as many as 50 people.

1791-09-03

French Constitution passed by French National Assembly

1791-09-30

The National Constituent Assembly in Paris is dissolved; Parisians hail Maximilien Robespierre and Jérôme Pétion as incorruptible patriots.

1792-07-30

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

1792-09-21

Collot D'Herbois, first man to propose to abolish the monarchy in France at National Convention

1792-09-22

French First Republic formed by the National Convention, stripping French King of his powers

1793-01-16

French King Louis XVI sentenced to death by the National Convention during the French Revolution

1794-02-04

French National Convention proclaims abolishment of slavery

1795-07-09

James Swan pays off the $2,024,899 US national debt

1795-07-15

"Marseillaise" becomes French national anthem

1796-03-01

1st National Meeting in the Hague

1797-09-01

2nd National Meeting in Hague

1804-01-01

Haiti gains independence from France (National Day)

1806-03-29

Construction is authorized of the Great National Pike, better known as the Cumberland Road, becoming the first United States federal highway.

1809-08-10

Ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day)

1810-04-20

The Governors of Caracas declares the national sovereignty from Spain.

1810-09-18

Chile declares independence from Spain (National Day)

1811-05-14

Paraguay gains independence from Spain (National Day)

1811-12-26

A theater fire in Richmond, Virginia kills the Governor of Virginia George William Smith and the president of the First National Bank of Virginia Abraham B. Venable.

1814-05-17

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden (National Day)

1821-03-25

Greece gains independence from Turkey (National Day)

1821-07-28

Peru declares independence from Spain (National Day)

1822-01-13

The design of the Greek flag is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus.

1822-09-07

Pedro I, son of King Joao VI declares Brazil's independence from Portugal (National Day)

1824-03-04

The "National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck" was founded in the United Kingdom, later to be renamed The Royal National Lifeboat Institution in 1858.

1824-05-10

The National Gallery in London opens to the public in its temporary home in a townhouse on Pall Mall

1825-08-06

Bolivia gains independence from Peru (National Day)

1825-08-25

Uruguay declares independence from Brazil (National Day)

1830-09-15

1st National Negro Convention begins in Phila

1831-06-04

National Congress selects Leopold von Saksen-Coburg as King of Belgium

1831-06-06

2nd national black convention (Phila)

1832-05-21

1st Democratic National Convention (Baltimore)

1832-06-04

3rd national black convention meets (Phila)

1833-06-03

4th national black convention meets (Phila)

1834-06-02

5th national black convention meets (NYC)

1835-01-08

The United States national debt is 0 for the first and only time.

1835-06-01

6th national black convention (Philadelphia)

1836-02-03

Whig Party holds its 1st national convention (Albany NY)

1836-12-04

Whig party holds its 1st national convention, Harrisburg, Pa

1838-04-09

UK National Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square, London

1839-02-26

Jem Mason on Lottery wins 1st Grand National Steeplechase (Britain)

1842-03-02

The Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver.

1843-08-15

National black convention meets (Buffalo NY)

1844-02-27

Dominican Republic gains independence from Haiti (National Day)

1848-05-13

First performance of Finland's national anthem.

1848-05-18

Opening of the first German National Assembly (Nationalversammlung) in Frankfurt, Germany.

1848-09-06

National Black Convention meets in Cleveland

1849-06-05

Danish National Day-Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy

1850-08-23

1st national women's rights convention convenes in Worcester Mass

1852-01-01

National debt of Britain & Ireland is 765,126,582 pounds

1852-07-23

1st interment in US National Cemetery at Presidio

1853-07-06

National Black convention meets in Rochester NY, ex-slave Frederick Douglass attends

1853-10-06

4th National Women's Rights Convention opens in Cleveland Ohio

1854-08-24

National emigration convention meets in Cleveland

1856-02-22

1st national meeting of Republican Party (Pittsburgh)

1856-06-17

Republican Party opens its 1st national convention in Philadelphia

1857-01-22

National Association of Baseball Players founded, NY

1857-02-16

Gallaudet College (National Deaf Mute college) forms in Washington DC

1859-03-21

Scottish National Gallery opens in Edinburgh

1863-02-25

Congress creates national banking system, comptroller of currency

1863-02-26

Lincoln signs National Currency Act

1863-03-03

Abraham Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences

1863-05-01

Confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars & Bars"

1863-06-20

1st bank chartered in US (National Bank of Davenport Iowa)

1863-06-29

Very 1st First National Bank opens in Davenport, Iowa

1864-10-04

National black convention meets (Syracuse NY)

1864-10-20

US President Lincoln formally establishes Thanksgiving as a national holiday

1865-02-01

13th amendment approved (National Freedom Day)

1866-03-21

US Congress authorizes national soldiers' homes

1866-09-06

Frederick Douglass is 1st US black delegate to a national convention

1866-11-20

First national convention of Grand Army of Republic (veterans' org)

1867-10-22

Foundation of the National University of Colombia.

1868-05-20

Republican National Convention, meets in Chicago, nominates Grant

1869-01-13

Colored National Labor Union, 1st Black labor convention meets in Wash DC

1869-05-15

National Woman Suffrage Association forms in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

1870-02-09

US Army establishes US National Weather Service

1870-03-18

1st US National Wildlife Preserve (Lake Meritt in Oakland California)

1870-11-27

NY Times dubs baseball "The National Game"

1871-03-17

National Association of Professional Base-Ball players organized

1871-05-04

1st baseball league game (National Association of Baseball Players), (Ft Wayne 2, Cleveland 0) Deacon Jim White gets 1st hit, a double

1871-10-06

Fisk Jubilee Singers begin 1st national tour

1871-11-24

National Rifle Association organized (NYC)

1872-02-22

1st national convention of Prohibition Party (Columbus Ohio)

1872-03-01

Yellowstone becomes world's 1st national park

1872-04-10

1st National black convention meets in New Orleans

1872-06-05

Republican National Convention meets (Phila)

1874-11-18

National Woman's Christian Temperance Union organizes in Cleveland

1875-11-13

National Bowling Association organized in NYC

1876-02-02

Baseball's National League forms with teams in Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Hartford, Louisville, New York, Philadelphia, St Louis

1876-05-02

Ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League

1876-06-02

Hristo Botev, a Bulgarian poet and national revolutionary, is killed in Stara Planina

1877-08-22

Nez Perce-indians flee into Yellowstone National Park

1877-09-20

Chase National Bank opens in NYC (later merges into Chase Manhattan)

1879-01-23

US National Archery Association forms (Crawfordsville, Ind)

1879-01-25

The Bulgarian National Bank is founded.

1879-01-29

Custer Battlefield National Monument, Mont established

1879-08-12

1st National Archery Association tournament (Chicago)

1880-02-12

US National Croquet League organizes (Phila)

1880-06-24

First performance of "O Canada," the song that would become the national anthem of Canada, at the Congrès national des Canadiens-Français.

1881-08-03

US National Lawn Tennis Association removes "National" from its name

1883-08-17

The first public performance of the Dominican Republic's national anthem, Himno Nacional.

1883-09-24

National black convention meets in Louisville, Kentucky

1884-04-24

National Medical Association of Black physicians organizes (Atlanta)

1884-09-10

Congressman John R Lynch presides over Republican National Convention

1886-08-31

Crocker-Woolworth National Bank organized

1886-12-22

1st national accountants' society in US formed (NYC)

1888-01-13

National Geographic Society founded (Washington, DC)

1888-01-27

National Geographic Society organizes (Wash DC)

1888-10-01

National Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time

1888-10-03

New Zealand Natives, a privately organised and mainly Māori rugby team, plays first game in UK; the first national rugby team to wear the silver fern

1889-04-30

1st US national holiday, on centennial of Washington's inauguration

1889-05-14

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) is launched in London.

1890-01-25

National Afro-American League forms in Chicago

1890-09-25

Congress establishes Yosemite National Park (California)

1890-10-01

Yosemite National Park forms

1891-06-29

US National Forest Service organized

1892-05-19

National Society of Colonial Dames of America founded

1892-08-20

The Transvaal National Union, a political organisation, is set up with J. Tudhope as president

1892-10-10

Entire Hong Kong national cricket team dies in shipwreck off Taiwan

1893-01-06

The Washington National Cathedral is chartered by Congress. The charter is signed by President Benjamin Harrison.

1893-04-08

The Critic reports that ice cream soda is our national drink

1893-11-28

Women vote in a national election for the first time: the New Zealand general election.

1894-02-24

Nicaragua captures Tegucigalpa, Honduras (National Day, sort of)

1894-10-17

Ohio national guard kills 3 lynchers while rescuing a black man

1895-01-12

The National Trust is founded in Britain.

1895-01-22

National Association of Manufacturers organized in Cincinnati

1896-01-04

AFL charters Actors' National Protective Union, NYC

1896-07-21

National Federation of Afro-American Women & Colored Women's

1896-11-01

First bare-breasted women (Zulu) to appear in National Geographic Magazine

1897-01-08

Michael Eagan wins 1st US national amateur handball championship

1897-02-17

National Organization of Mothers forms (Parent Teacher Association)

1898-06-07

Social Democracy of America party holds 1st national convention, Chicago

1898-09-15

National Afro-American Council forms in Rochester NY

1899-07-19

National Brotherhood of Electrical Workers forms

1900-08-23

National Negro Business League organizes (Boston)

1900-12-12

National Negro Anthem, "Lift Every Voice & Sing", composed

1900-12-16

A National Civic Federation is formed in the US to arbitrate labor disputes

1901-02-04

Emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Franz Joseph, gives a speech condemning the demands of national groups and calls for economic and social reform

1901-02-27

A General Committee of National Liberal Federation meets and adopts a resolution deploring the continuation of the war in South Africa and condemning the British Government's insistence on unconditional surrender by the Boers

1901-03-03

Congress creates National Bureau of Standards, in Dept of Commerce

1901-05-31

At the opening of the Greek National Assembly, Prince George, High Commissioner of Crete, asks it to endorse the union of Crete with Greece; the proposal is later rejected

1901-06-24

Jewish National Fund starts

1901-09-05

National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues forms

1901-11-01

Sigma Phi Epsilon, the largest national male collegiate fraternity is established at Richmond College, in Richmond, VA.

1902-01-08

1st National Bowling Championship held (Chicago, Ill)

1902-11-21

Baseball's Phila Athletics & Phillies form pro football teams, joining Pitts Stars in 1st attempt at a National Football League

1903-01-09

Baseball's National & American Leagues make peace

1903-01-09

Wind Cave National Park, SD established

1903-03-14

1st national bird reservation established in Sebastian, FL

1904-02-21

National Ski Association forms in Ishpeming Mich

1904-06-06

National Tuberculosis Association organized, Atlantic City, NJ

1905-01-02

Japanese troops capture Port Arthur from Russia, a blow to national morale and causing further discontent within Russia

1905-01-05

National Association of Audubon Society, a non-profit, environmental organization dedicated to conservation, incorporates

1905-01-20

The US begins supervision of the Dominican Republic's national and international debts, testing Roosevelt's 'Corollary' to the Monroe Doctrine

1905-02-17

Frances Willard becomes 1st women honored in National Statuary Hall

1905-09-05

50 prominent men meet in Sydney's Australia Hotel to found the National Defense League fueled by fear of Japan after it's victory over Russia

1905-12-09

French Assembly National votes for separation of church & state

1907-02-07

The Mud March was the first large procession organized by the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS).

1907-06-16

Tsar Nicolas II of Russia dissolves the Second Duma (parliament) and issues an edict that will increase representation of propertied classes while reducing that of peasants, workers and national minorities

1907-09-29

Construction begins on Washington National Cathedral

1908-01-09

Muir Woods National Monument, California established

1908-01-16

Pinnacles National Monument, California established

1908-04-16

Natural Bridges National Monument forms (Lake Powell, Utah)

1908-08-25

National Association of Colored Nurses forms

1908-11-14

Liberal candidate Jose Miguel Gomez wins national elections for president in Cuba

1909-02-12

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) forms

1909-05-13

Christian National Labor Workers (CNV) party begins in Netherlands

1909-05-30

National Conference on the Negro is held

1909-06-18

Nannie Burroughs forms national training School for Women

1909-07-30

John A Heyder becomes president of baseball's National League

1909-12-15

Thomas J Lynch becomes president of baseball's National League

1910-01-19

National Institute of Arts & Letters incorporated by Congress

1910-05-11

Montana's Glacier National Park forms

1911-03-20

National Squash Tennis Association forms (NYC)

1911-06-11

The Greek national assembly adopts a more liberal constitution

1912-01-05

1st National Hockey Association game (Victoria)

1912-01-08

Chiefs, representatives of people's and church organisations, and other prominent individuals form the African National Congress and declare its aim to bring all Africans together as one people to defend their rights and freedoms

1912-06-18

The Chicago national Republican Convention splits between President Taft and Theodore Roosevelt; after Taft is nominated, Roosevelt and progressive elements of the Party form the Progressive Party (also known as the 'Bull Moose Party')

1912-07-15

British National Health Insurance Act goes into effect

1912-11-27

Albanian National Flag adopted

1912-12-28

National Council of Young Israel convenes

1913-01-02

National Woman's Party forms

1913-02-04

National Institute of Arts & Letters founded

1913-07-25

A meeting in Johannesburg, called by the South African Native National Congress, now African National Congress, is attended by a large number of people from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland

1913-12-09

John K Tener becomes president of baseball's National League

1914-07-01

Gen. J.B.M. Hertzog founds the Free State National Party

1915-01-26

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo established

1915-03-03

US National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics(NACA) created, the predecessor of NASA

1915-04-23

ACA becomes National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA)

1915-05-17

National Baptist Convention chartered

1915-10-04

Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado & Utah is established

1915-10-23

1st national horseshoe throwing championship (Kellerton, Iowa)

1916-04-01

1st US national women's swiming championships held

1916-06-03

US National Defense Act establishes Reserve Officers Training Corps

1916-06-17

1st national congress of Sarekat Islam at Bandoeng Java

1916-08-01

Hawaii National Park forms

1916-08-25

US Department of Interior forms National Park Service

1916-09-03

US President Wilson signs Adamson Act, providing an 8-hour day on interstate railroads, preventing a national railroad strike

1916-10-28

Australian government holds a national referendum seeking support for the proposal of compulsory conscription; it is rejected

1917-11-22

NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Association disbands

1917-12-06

Finland declares independence from Russia (National Day)

1918-02-16

Lithuania declares independence from Russia & Germany (National Day)

1918-04-23

National Urban League forms

1918-07-22

Lightning kills 504 sheep in Utah's Wasatch National Park

1918-12-10

John A Heyder becomes president of baseball's National League

1919-01-05

National Socialist Party (Nazi) forms as German Farmers Party

1919-02-21

German National Meeting accepts Anschluss: incorporation of Austria

1919-02-26

Acadia National Park forms (as Lafayette N P), Maine

1919-02-26

Congress forms Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona

1919-03-12

Austrian National Meeting affirms Anschluss (incorporate into Germany)

1919-05-17

War Department (UK) orders use of National Star Insignia on all airplanes.

1919-08-10

Ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine

1919-09-02

National Commission recommends a best-of-9 World Series

1919-09-27

Democratic National Committee voted to allow female members

1919-11-10

1st observance of National Book Week

1919-11-10

American Legion's 1st national convention (Minneapolis)

1919-12-20

Canadian National Railways established (N America's longest, 50,000 KM)

1920-01-04

1st Black baseball league, National Negro Baseball League, organizes

1920-02-13

National Negro Baseball League organizes

1920-04-23

Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara

1920-04-23

The national council in Turkey denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution.

1920-04-26

Harlow Shapley & Heber D. Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae, dalaxies and size of universe at US National Academy of Sciences, Washington D.C.

1920-05-02

1st game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis

1920-09-17

National Football League organizes in Canton Ohio 12 teams pay $100 each to join American Prof Football Association

1921-03-04

Hot Springs National Park created in Arkansas

1921-05-12

National Hospital Day 1st observed

1921-05-19

Congress sharply curbs immigration, setting a national quota system

1921-07-11

Mongolia gains independence from China (National Day)

1921-07-29

Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party.

1921-11-01

National Birth Control League & Voluntary Parenthood League merge as American Birth Control League

1922-01-24

Lehman Caves National Monument established

1922-01-28

American Pro Football Association renamed "National Football League"

1922-02-27

Commerce Sec Herbert Hoover convenes 1st National Radio Conference

1922-03-24

Grand National at Aintree sees only 3 horses out of 32 starters finish

1922-08-12

Dedication of Frederick Douglas' home in Wash DC as national shrine

1922-09-02

President Ebert declares "Deutschland uber alas" as German national anthem

1922-11-18

Turkish National Assembly nominates Abdul Medjid kalief

1922-11-30

Hitler speaks to 50,000 national-socialists in Munich

1923-01-24

Aztec Ruins National Monument, NM established

1923-08-13

Turkish National Congress selects Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Pasja as president

1924-04-19

"National Barn Dance" premieres on WLS Chicago

1924-09-06

Charles Paddock captures 100 & 200 yd AAU national senior outdoor track & field championships

1924-10-15

Pres Calvin Coolidge declares Statue of Liberty a national monument

1925-02-01

1st national conference of KPD's Rotfrontkämpferbund in Berlin

1925-02-25

Glacier Bay National Monument established in Alaska

1925-08-08

1st national march of Ku Klux Klan (200,000) in Washington, DC

1925-11-07

Italians liberal-national party joins fascist

1925-11-09

Robert A. Millikan confirms the existence of cosmic rays from outer space in a speech to the National Academy of Sciences at Madison, Wisconsin

1925-12-16

Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity is founded at Lafayette College.

1926-07-09

Chiang Kai-shek appointed to national-revolutionary supreme commander

1926-07-16

National Geographic takes 1st natural-color undersea photos

1926-07-26

National Bar Association incorporates

1926-09-09

National Broadcasting Co created by Radio Corporation of America

1926-09-09

The U.S. National Broadcasting Company formed.

1926-10-09

NBC (National Broadcasting Corporation) forms

1926-12-15

Facist national symbol elevated in Italy

1927-01-21

1st national opera broadcast from a US opera house (Faust, Chicago)

1927-01-30

Left wins national election in Thuringen

1927-04-27

Carabineros de Chile (Chilean national police force and gendarmery) are created.

1927-05-14

The University of Chicago's local collegiate organization, Phi Sigma, becomes incorporated under Illinois law as Eta Sigma Phi, the National Honorary Classical Fraternity.

1928-06-14

Republican National Convention, meeting in KC, nominates Herbert Hoover for President

1929-01-19

Acadia National Park, Maine established

1929-01-26

Indian National Congress proclaims goal for India's independence

1929-02-26

US Pres Calvin Coolidge establishes Grand Teton National Park

1929-03-22

66 horses run in Irish Grand National Sweepstakes

1930-01-23

George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Va established

1931-02-04

National League adopts a deader baseball

1931-03-03

"Star Spangled Banner" officially becomes US national anthem by congressional resolution

1931-03-20

Bishop Schreiber warns against national-socialism in Berlin

1932-04-24

German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia)

1932-05-10

Government declares "Wilhelmus" as the Netherlands' national anthem

1932-10-11

1st political telecast (Democratic National Committee) at CBS, NYC

1933-01-18

White Sands National Monument, NM established

1933-04-07

'National Beer Day" Cullen-Harrison act comes into effect legalising sale of low alcohol beer

1933-05-17

Vidkun Quisling and Johan Bernhard Hjort form Nasjonal Samling — the national-socialist party of Norway.

1933-05-22

World Trade Day/National Maritime Day 1st celebrated

1933-06-16

National Industrial Recovery Act becomes law (later struck down)

1933-08-01

NRA (National Recovery Administration) forms

1933-10-03

Gustave "Staf" de Clerq forms Flemish National Covenant

1933-10-23

John Dillinger and his gang rob Central National Bank, in Greencastle, Indiana. They take $75, 000

1934-01-05

National & American baseball leagues select a uniform ball

1934-01-15

While robbing the First National Bank in East Chicago, Indianapolis, Dillinger is shot several times by officer William O'Malley, but survives because he is wearing a bullet proof vest.

1934-04-12

The US Auto-Lite Strike begins, culminating in a five-day melee between Ohio National Guard troops and 6,000 strikers and picketers.

1934-05-23

The Auto-Lite Strike culminates in the "Battle of Toledo", a five-day melée between 1,300 troops of the Ohio National Guard and 6,000 picketers.

1934-06-15

Great Smokey Mountains National Park dedicated

1934-12-11

Ford C Frick becomes president of baseball's National League

1935-01-04

Ft Jefferson National Monument, Fla established

1935-03-24

Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour goes national on NBC Radio Network

1935-04-17

Provincial-National elections (Musserts NSB achieves 7.9%/44 chairs)

1935-07-05

FDR signs National Labor Relations Act

1935-08-31

1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis)

1935-12-05

National Council of Negro Women forms by Mary McLeod Bethune (NYC)

1935-12-24

National Council of Negro Women forms

1936-02-05

National Wildlife Federation forms

1936-02-14

National Negro Congress organizes in Chicago

1936-03-01

A strike occurs aboard the S.S. California, leading to the demise of the International Seamen's Union and the creation of the National Maritime Union.

1936-05-22

Aer Lingus (Aer Loingeas) is founded by the Irish government as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland.

1937-02-21

The League of Nations bans foreign national "volunteers" in the Spanish Civil War.

1937-03-24

National Gallery of Art established by Congress

1937-09-02

US Housing Authority created by National Housing Act

1938-01-11

Frances Moulton elected 1st woman president of a US national bank

1938-01-14

National Society for Legalization of Euthanasia forms (NY)

1938-03-25

1st US bred and owned horse (Battleship) to win British Grand National Steeplechase

1938-07-01

The South African Press Association (SAPA) is established as a non-governmental institution by South Africa's major newspapers to facilitate the sharing of news, both national and international

1938-07-29

Olympic National Park forms

1938-11-24

National Semi-Pro Basketball Congress authorizes yellow basketball

1938-12-31

Dutch national debt hits ƒ3,986,629,805.70

1939-01-26

Federal Hall National Monument established

1939-08-20

1st black bowling league formed (National Bowling Assoc)

1939-09-08

FDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe

1939-12-31

Dutch national debt hits ƒ4,218,553,180.99

1940-04-01

Filippino President Quezon officially authorizes the printing and publication of the grammar and dictionary prepared by the Institute of the National Language.

1940-04-10

Vidkun Quisling forms Norwegian "national government"

1940-08-31

US National Guard assembles

1940-09-02

Great Smoky Mountains National Park dedicated

1940-12-08

1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0

1941-03-16

National Gallery of Art opens in Wash DC

1941-06-07

Chemists Archer John Porter Martin and Richard L. M. Synge give the first demonstration of partition chromatography (separation of mixtures) at a meeting of the Biochemical Society held at the National Institute for Medical Research, Hampstead

1941-09-17

The New Zealand Labour Party abolish the death penalty (It is reintroduced by the National government in 1950 before being finally removed from the statute book in 1961)

1941-12-13

German occupiers forbid National Front & Netherland Union

1942-01-12

National War Labor Board created

1942-09-30

Admiral Nimitz's B-17 finds Guadalcanal using National Geographic map

1942-11-25

National Organization for Aid to Underground, LO, forms

1942-11-26

Anti-fascist Council for National Liberation (AVNOJ) forms

1943-06-20

National Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) organizes

1943-06-20

Sweden's Gunther Hagg beats favorite Greg Rice by 35 yards in 5,000m at national AAU track & field championship in NY

1943-06-22

W.E.B. Du Bois becomes 1st Black member of National Institute of Letters

1943-07-12

National Committee Freies Deutschland forms

1943-12-20

"Internationale" is no longer USSR National Anthem

1944-07-22

Soviets set up Polish Committee of National Liberation

1944-09-09

Bulgaria liberated from Nazi control (National Day)

1945-04-04

Hungary liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day)

1945-06-17

Day of Unity in West Germany (National Day)

1945-06-28

Polish Provisional government of National Unity set up by Soviets

1945-09-02

Ho Chi Minh declares Vietnam independence from France (National Day)

1945-11-22

"Day before Spring" opens at National Theater NYC for 167 performances

1946-01-01

National Assembly proclaims Hungary a republic

1946-04-14

"Day Before Spring" closes at National Theater NYC after 167 perfs

1946-04-18

"Call Me Mister" opens at National Theater NYC for 734 performances

1946-05-11

United Malays National Organisation is created.

1946-05-25

Jordan gains independence from Britain (National Day); Abdullah ibn Hussein becomes king of Jordan

1946-05-29

KVP wins Provincial National election in Netherlands

1946-06-02

Italian plebiscite chooses republic over monarchy (National Day)

1946-10-27

Georgi Domitrovs National Front wins Bulgaria elections (78%)

1946-11-12

A branch of the Exchange National Bank in Chicago, Illinois opens the first ten drive-up teller windows.

1947-07-26

National Security Act establishes CIA

1947-08-08

Pakistan's National Flag is approved.

1947-09-18

National Security Act passes

1947-12-06

The Everglades National Park in Florida is dedicated.

1947-12-14

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is founded in Daytona Beach, Florida.

1948-01-10

"Call Me Mister" closes at National Theater NYC after 734 performances

1948-06-12

"Hold It!" closes at National Theater NYC after 46 performances

1948-06-18

National Security Council authorizes covert operations for 1st time

1948-07-05

Britain's National Health Service Act begins

1948-08-08

"Hold It!" opens at National Theater NYC for 46 performances

1948-08-15

Republic of Korea (South Korea) proclaimed (National Day)

1948-11-30

Baseball's Negro National League disbands

1948-12-16

"Lend an Ear" opens at National Theater NYC for 460 performances

1949-08-03

Basketball Association of America & National Basketball League merge to form National Basketball Association

1949-08-04

NBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association

1949-10-01

People's Republic of China proclaimed by Mao Zedong (National Day)

1949-10-07

German Democratic Republic formed from Russian occupation zone (National Day). Wilhelm Pieck becomes 1st president, Otto Greatwohl becomes 1st premier

1949-11-02

NL scheme for national distribution of textiles, meat and cheese disbands

1950-01-15

4,000 attend National Emergency Civil Rights Conference in Wash DC

1950-01-21

"Lend an Ear" closes at National Theater NYC after 460 performances

1950-03-01

Chiang Kai-shek resumed the presidency of National China on Formosa

1950-03-03

3 months as National-American Football League takes back NFL name

1950-03-16

1st annual National Book Awards

1950-08-22

Althea Gibson becomes 1st black competetor in a US national tennis competition

1950-10-23

President Elpidio Quirino issued Executive Order No. 355 which replaced the National Land Settlement Administration with Land Settlement Development Corporation (LASEDECO) which takes over the responsibilities of the Agricultural Machinery Equipment Corporation and the Rice and Corn Production Administration

1950-11-29

National Council of Church of Christ in US forms

1950-12-03

Paul Harvey begins his national radio broadcast

1950-12-28

The Peak District becomes the United Kingdom's first National Park.

1951-02-06

Radio commentator Paul Harvey arrested for trying to sneak into Argonne National Laboratory, a nuclear test site located 20 miles (32 km) west of Chicago

1951-06-14

"Courtin' Time" opens at National Theater NYC for 37 performances

1951-07-14

"Courtin' Time" closes at National Theater NYC after 37 performances

1951-10-08

Ford C Frick replaces Happy Chandler as 3rd commissioner of baseball Warren C Giles becomes president of baseball's National League

1951-11-20

Snowdonia becomes a British National Park

1951-12-20

Walter Zinn's Experimental Breeder Reactor I, the first nuclear reactor to produce electric power, goes live at the Argonne National Laboratory, USA

1952-01-12

NFL Pro Bowl: National Conference beats American Conference 30-13

1952-02-02

B. B. King's "3 O'Clock Blues" hits #1 on the US Billboard's R&B hit parade to become his first national hit

1952-04-09

Hugo Ballivian's government is overthrown by the Bolivian National Revolution, starting a period of agrarian reform, universal suffrage and the nationalisation of tin mines

1952-04-15

Franklin National Bank issues 1st bank credit card

1953-01-10

NFL Pro Bowl: National Conference beats American Conference 27-7

1953-01-23

NFL's National & American conference become Eastern & Western conf

1953-02-18

"Maggie" opens at National Theater NYC for 5 performances

1953-02-21

"Maggie" closes at National Theater NYC after 5 performances

1953-04-15

Malans National Party wins South African elections

1953-06-19

Albert W Dent elected president of US National Health Council

1953-07-14

1st US National monument dedicated to a Negro-George Washington Carver

1953-11-06

French National Meeting grants Saarland more autonomy

1954-01-20

The National Negro Network is established with 40 charter member radio stations.

1954-05-13

Chinese Middle School students in Singapore take part in anti-National Service riots.

1954-05-16

Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA National Capital Golf Open

1954-07-07

Formation of the TANU party (Tanganyika African National Union ) in Tanzania

1954-08-04

The Government of Pakistan approves the National Anthem, written by Hafeez Jullundhry and composed by Ahmed G. Chagla.

1954-09-20

1st National People's Congress adopts Chinese constitution

1955-01-18

Battle of Yijiangshan Islands between Chinese National Revolutionary Army and the People's Liberation Army

1955-03-31

US Assay Office in Seattle, Washington closes Chase National (3rd largest bank) & Bank of the Manhattan Company (15th largest bank) merge to form Chase Manhattan

1955-11-19

National Review publishes its first issue.

1956-01-18

German DR forms own army (National People's Army)

1956-01-28

Elvis Presley's 1st appearance on National TV (Dorsey Bros Stage Show)

1956-05-04

Queen Juliana unveils National Monument to Dams in Amsterdam

1956-07-04

Independence National Historical Park forms in Philadelphia

1957-03-28

1st National Curling Championship held

1957-04-06

Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis buys the Hellenic National Airlines (TAE) and founds Olympic Airlines.

1957-09-04

Governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubus, calls out National Guard to stop 9 black students from entering a Little Rock high school

1957-11-02

The Levelland UFO Case in Levelland, Texas, generates national publicity, and remains one of the most impressive UFO cases in American history.

1957-12-17

The last episode of The Nat King Cole Show airs on NBC due to lack of national sponsorship

1957-12-20

Elvis Presley given draft notice to join US Army for National Service

1958-01-12

Syracuse National Dolph Schayes sets NBA record at 11,770 points

1958-03-14

South Africa government prohibits the African National Congress

1958-05-08

US President Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central HS, Little Rock, Arkansas

1958-06-17

The Wooden Roller Coaster at Playland, which is in the Pacific National Exhibition, Vancouver, Canada opened, and is still open to this day

1958-07-29

US President Eisenhower signs into law National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958

1958-09-02

National Defense Education Act was signed

1958-10-01

US space agency NASA begins operations incorporating earlier National Advisory Council on Aeronautics and other bodies

1958-10-02

Guinea (French Guinea) gains independence from France (National Day)

1958-12-10

1st domestic (NY-Miami) passenger jet flight-National 707 flew 111

1958-12-18

Niger gains autonomy within French Community (National Day)

1958-12-31

Willie Shoemaker 1st jockey to win national riding championship 4X

1959-06-01

Constitution of Tunisia promulgated (National Day)

1959-08-17

7.1 quake strikes Yellowstone National Park

1959-10-12

At the national congress of APRA in Peru a group of leftist radicals are expelled from the party. They will later form APRA Rebelde.

1960-01-12

Syracuse National Dolph Schayes is 1st NBA'er to score 15,000 points

1960-03-15

National Observatory at Kitt Peak, Arizona dedicated

1960-07-28

Republican National convention selects Richard Nixon as candidate

1960-08-17

Gabon gains independence from France (National Day)

1960-10-01

Nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day)

1960-11-22

French National Meeting decide to build own nuclear weapons

1960-12-20

National Front for the Liberation of Vietnam is formed.

1961-07-01

Haleakala National Park forms in Hawaii

1961-08-01

Whitney Young Jr named executive director of National Urban League

1961-08-31

Amsterdam National Ballet forms

1961-12-04

The female contraceptive 'pill' becomes available on the National Health Service in Britain

1962-04-15

US national debt above $300,000,000,000

1962-07-01

Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)

1962-08-31

Trinidad & Tobago gain independence from Britain (National Day)

1962-09-26

Yemen Arab Republic proclaimed (National Day)

1962-10-01

US National Radio Astronomy Obs gets a 300' (91m) radio telescope

1962-11-11

Kuwait's National Assembly ratifies the Constitution of Kuwait.

1963-01-08

"Mona Lisa," on loan, unveiled in America's National Gallery of Art

1963-06-25

Curnick Ndlovu, South African Trade Unionist and African National Congress Leader, is arrested

1963-07-03

In New Zealand, a National Airways Corporation Dakota DC-3 crashes in the Kaimai Ranges; all 23 passengers and crew are killed in what is still New Zealand's worst internal civil aviation accident

1963-11-23

LBJ proclaims Nov 25 a day of national mourning (for JFK)

1963-11-25

JFK laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

1964-01-15

Teamsters negotiate 1st national labor contract

1964-05-28

Palestine National Congress forms the PLO in Jerusalem

1964-09-12

Canyonlands National Park is designated as a National Park.

1964-10-01

San Francisco cable cars declared a national landmark

1964-10-24

Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)

1965-05-11

Ellis Island added to Statue of Liberty National monument

1965-07-03

Harold Strachan, member of the Communist Party of South Africa and Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress, is served with a restriction order in terms of the Suppression of Communism Act

1965-08-09

Singapore gains independence from Malaysia (National Day)

1965-12-22

Great Britain sets national maximum road speed at 70 miles per hour

1966-01-03

Floyd B McKissick, named national director of CORE

1966-05-16

National Welfare Rights Organization organizes

1966-07-05

National Guard mobilizes in Omaha after 3rd night of rioting

1966-09-09

The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act is signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.

1966-09-30

Botswana (formerly Bechuanaland) gains independence from Britain (National Day)

1966-10-04

Lesotho (Basutoland) gains independence from Britain (National Day)

1966-10-29

National Organization of Women founded

1966-11-30

Barbados gains independence from Great Britain (National Day)

1967-01-10

PBS (the National Educational TV) begins as a 70 station network

1967-05-27

Australians vote in favor of a constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census.

1967-06-11

Race riot in Tampa Florida; National Guard mobilizes

1968-02-29

National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (Kerner Comm) reports against racism & demands aid given to blacks

1968-03-12

Mauritius gains independence from Britain (National Day)

1968-05-27

The meeting of the Union Nationale des Étudiants de France (National Union of the Students of France) takes place. 30,000 to 50,000 people gather in the Stade Sebastien Charlety.

1968-06-08

The body of assassinated U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy is laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

1968-08-28

Police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago's Demcratic National Convention

1968-09-06

Swaziland gains independence from Britain (National Day)

1968-11-14

"National Turn in Your Draft Card Day" features draft card burning

1968-12-06

PBA National Championship won by Wayne Zahn

1969-02-04

The Palestine National Congress appoints Yasser Arafat chairman of the PLO

1969-03-22

31st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Purdue 92-72 UCLA wins its 5th national championship in 6 years

1969-07-31

National Guard mobilizes in racial disturbances in Baton Rouge, La

1969-09-05

Frente Obrero wins Dutch Antilles national elections

1969-10-21

Bloodless coup in Somalia (National Day)

1970-01-01

Charles "Chub" Feeney becomes president of baseball's National League

1970-02-23

Guyana becomes a republic (National Day)

1970-05-04

National Guard kills 4 at Kent State in Ohio

1970-05-21

National Guard mobilizes to quell disturbances at Ohio State U

1970-06-04

43rd National Spelling Bee: Libby Childress wins spelling croissant

1970-08-13

Pamphlet bombs which scatter revolutionary African National Congress propaganda leaflets explode in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and Port Elizabeth, South Africa

1970-10-10

Fiji gains independence from Britain (National Day)

1971-01-08

Voyageurs National Park, Minn established

1971-02-04

National Guard mobilized to quell rioting in Wilmington NC

1971-03-31

South Africa national debt hits 5.45 billion

1971-04-14

Fort Point, SF dedicated as a national historic site

1971-05-03

"All Things Considered" premieres on 112 National Public Radio stations

1971-05-03

National Public Radio begins programming

1971-05-21

National Guard mobilizes to quell riot in Chattanooga Tenn

1971-06-10

44th National Spelling Bee: Jonathan Knisely wins spelling shalloon

1971-06-15

Vernon E Jordan Jr, appointed exec director of National Urban League

1972-03-25

UCLA wins its 6th consecutive national basketball title

1972-08-27

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1972-10-27

Golden Gate National Recreation Area created

1973-04-01

John & Yoko form a new country with no laws or boundaries, called Nutopia, its national anthem is silence

1973-06-14

46th National Spelling Bee: Barrie Trinkle wins spelling vouchsafe

1973-07-12

A fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States.

1973-08-03

National People's party wins Dutch Antilles National elections

1973-08-06

Roberto Clemente & Warren Spahn inducted into National Baseball Hall of Fame

1973-08-12

WPBA National Championship won by Betty Morris

1973-08-26

Sandra Palmer wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1973-08-31

PBA National Championship Won by Earl Anthony

1973-10-25

Chris Wills wins 1st National hang-gliding championship

1974-02-07

Grenada gains independence from Britain (National Day)

1974-06-06

47th National Spelling Bee: Julie Ann Junkin wins spelling hydrophyte

1974-08-24

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1974-09-12

Coup overthrows Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia (National Day)

1974-09-27

Austr National Gallery buys W de Kooning's "Woman V" for $850,000

1974-10-08

Franklin National Bank collapses due to fraud and mismanagement; at the time it was the largest bank failure in the history of the United States.

1974-10-10

The Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) and its political wing the Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP)founded at the Spa Hotel in the village of Lucan near Dublin

1974-10-15

National Guard mobilizes to restore order in Boston school busing

1975-02-20

A feud begains between the Official Irish Republican Army and the Irish National Liberation Army; the two groups assassinate a number of each other's volunteers until the feud ends in June 1975

1975-06-05

48th US National Spelling Bee: Hugh Tosteson wins spelling incisor

1975-07-09

The National Assembly of Senegal passes a law that paves way for a (albeit highly restricted) multi-party system.

1975-08-24

Judy Rankin wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1975-09-16

Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)

1975-11-11

Angola gains independence from Portugal (National Day)

1975-11-25

Netherlands grants Suriname independence (National Day)

1975-12-02

Lao People's Democratic Republic founded (National Day)

1976-01-01

After 45 years of coaching, Paul Brown announces his retirement from the National Football League

1976-03-29

8 Ohio National Guardsmen indicted for shooting 4 Kent State students

1976-04-25

Elections in Vietnam for a National Assembly to reunite the country

1976-06-10

49th National Spelling Bee: Tim Kneale wins spelling narcolepsy

1976-06-27

In South Africa, the National President of the Black People's Convention, Kenneth Hlaku Rachidi, declares that riots in Soweto have lead to a new era of political consciousness

1976-07-19

Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.

1976-08-29

Sandra Palmer wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1976-12-17

Superstation WTBS in Atlanta went national

1977-06-05

Coup in Seychelles (National Day)

1977-06-09

50th National Spelling Bee: John Paola wins spelling cambist

1977-09-11

Joanne Carner wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1977-09-18

Joanne Carner/Judy Rankin wins LPGA National Team Golf Championship

1977-10-14

Linda Ronstadt sings national anthem at World Series

1978-03-31

Red Rum wins 3rd consecutive Grand National & retires

1978-04-27

Afghanistan revolution (National Day), pro-Russian military coup

1978-06-08

51st National Spelling Bee: Peg McCarthy wins spelling deification

1978-08-22

Sandinistas occupy National Palace in Managua, Nicaragua

1978-08-29

USTA National Tennis Center opens in Flushing NY

1978-09-10

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

1978-10-13

US President Jimmy Carter answers callers' questions on National Public Radio

1978-12-01

Pres Carter more than doubles national park system size

1979-02-18

Pres Zia ur-Rahmans National Party wins elections in Bangladesh

1979-03-25

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sahara National Pro-Am Golf Tournament

1979-03-30

Airey Neave, a British politician, is killed by a car bomb as he exits the Palace of Westminster. The Irish National Liberation Army claims responsibility.

1979-05-21

National Volksraad installed in Namibia

1979-06-07

52nd National Spelling Bee: Katie Kerwin wins spelling maculature

1979-07-09

Dr Walter Massey named director of Argonne national Lab

1979-07-21

National Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls, NY) dedicated

1979-07-26

Estimated 109 cm (43") of rain falls in Alvin, TX (national record)

1980-03-23

Donna Caponi Young Pro-Am wins LPGA National Golf Tournament

1980-04-12

Samuel Doe takes control of Liberia in a coup d'etat, ending over 130 years of national democratic presidential succession.

1980-04-29

Corazones Unidos Siempre Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority Inc. is founded.

1980-05-29

53rd National Spelling Bee: Jacques Bailly wins spelling elucubrate

1980-05-29

Attempted assassination on Vernon Jordan Jr National Urban League pres

1980-07-01

'O Canada' officially becomes the national anthem of Canada.

1980-08-02

US swimmers set 3 world records at National championships

1980-11-23

National Black Independent Party forms

1981-06-04

54th National Spelling Bee: Paige Pipkin wins spelling sarcophagus

1981-08-28

National Centers for Disease Control announces high incidence of Pneumocystis & Kaposi's sarcoma in gay men

1981-09-09

Vernon E Jordan resigns as president of National Urban League

1981-10-22

US national debt tops $1 trillion

1981-10-23

US national debt hits $1 trillion

1981-11-01

Antigua & Barbuda gains independence from Britain (National Day)

1982-03-19

National Guard jet tanker crashes killing 27

1982-06-03

55th National Spelling Bee: Molly Dieveney wins spelling psoriasis

1982-07-01

ABC national music radio network scheduled premiere (never happened)

1982-08-05

Stephabue Hix, of Alabama, 18, crowned Miss National Teen-Ager

1982-09-30

National railroad strike in Belgium

1982-10-17

1st live orch on commerical network since 1954 (National Symphony)

1982-11-25

The Minneapolis Thanksgiving Day Fire destroys an entire city block, including the Northwestern National Bank building and the recently closed Donaldson's Department Store.

1982-12-06

Droppin Well bombing: 11 British soldiers and 6 civilians are killed by an Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) time bomb at the Droppin' Well Bar in Ballykelly, County Londonderry

1983-01-02

Several African National Congress(ANC) members detained in Swaziland decide to leave the country voluntarily for Mozambique.

1983-04-17

1st National Coin Week begins

1983-05-25

1st US National Missing Children's Day is proclaimed

1983-06-09

56th National Spelling Bee: Blake Giddens wins spelling purim

1983-10-16

25th Ryder Cup: US, 14½-13½ at PGA National Golf Club (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, US)

1983-12-31

Nigeria's National Assembly dissolves after military coup

1984-03-09

Emile Gumbs' Anguilla National Alliance wins elections

1984-03-12

National Union of Mine Workers in Britain begins a 51 week strike

1984-05-17

Prince Charles calls a proposed addition to the National Gallery, London, a "monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend," sparking controversies on the proper role of the Royal Family and the course of modern architecture.

1984-05-31

57th National Spelling Bee: Daniel Greenblatt wins spelling luge

1984-08-04

Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Faso (National Day)

1985-03-03

National Union of Mine Workers in England end a 51 week strike

1985-03-10

French socialists lose election (National Front 9%)

1985-04-19

Advance Australia Fair is proclaimed as Australia's national anthem, and green and gold as the national colours.

1985-06-06

58th National Spelling Bee: Balu Natarajan wins spelling milieu

1985-08-25

Pat Bradley wins LPGA National Pro-Am Golf Tournament

1986-02-15

Philipines National Assembly authorizes 6 more years for Ferdinand Marcos

1986-03-05

"Today" tabloid launched (Britain's 1st national color newspaper)

1986-04-03

US national debt hits $2,000,000,000,000

1986-05-16

The Seville Statement on Violence is adopted by an international meeting of scientists, convened by the Spanish National Commission for UNESCO, in Seville, Spain.

1986-05-29

59th National Spelling Bee: Jon Pennington wins spelling odontalgia

1986-06-12

P W Botha declares South African national emergency

1986-06-24

In Britain, Foreign Office Minister Lynda Chalker, meets Oliver Tambo, president of the African National Congress to discuss means of ending Apartheid without violence

1986-07-03

Kuwait's National Assembly (Majlis al Umma) dissolves

1986-08-03

Amy Alcott wins LPGA National Golf Pro-Am

1986-09-23

Congress selects the rose as US national flower

1986-12-11

A Bartlett Giamatti becomes president of baseball's National League

1987-01-22

Pennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself at a press conference on live national television, leading to debates on boundaries in journalism.

1987-02-09

Former national security adviser Robert McFarlane attempts suicide

1987-04-07

National Museum of Female Physician opens in Wash DC

1987-05-16

Weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show

1987-05-28

60th National Spelling Bee: Stephanie Petit wins spelling staphylococci

1987-07-18

Molly Yard elected new pres of National Organization for Women

1987-08-02

chris johnson wins Columbia Savings LPGA National Golf Pro-Am

1987-08-09

The National Union of Mineworkers begin South Africa's longest wage strike

1987-09-22

2nd regular-season National Football League player strike begins

1987-11-14

Sam's Town National Bowling Pro-Am won by Debbie Bennett

1987-12-26

"Les Miserables" opens at National Theatre of Iceland, Reykjavik

1988-04-06

African American polar explorer Matthew Henson buried next to R Peary in Arlington National Cemetery

1988-06-02

61st National Spell Bee: Rageshree Ramachandran wins spelling elegiacal

1988-08-01

Rush Limbaugh begins his national radio show.

1988-08-20

"Black Saturday" of the Yellowstone fire in Yellowstone National Park

1988-09-26

NYC's Rockefeller Center declared a national landmark

1988-09-27

The National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi is founded in Burma (Myanmar)

1988-11-01

Chris Sabo, wins National League Rookie of Year award

1989-02-02

FW de Klerk replaces Botha as South Africa's National Party leader

1989-02-14

African National Congress (ANC) opens office in Amsterdam

1989-06-01

62nd National Spelling Bee: Scott Isaacs wins spelling spoliator

1989-06-29

The National Party adopts a five year programme of its objectives which included a political "reform" plan to give South Africa's Black majority a role in national as well as local government spheres; the African National Congress (ANC) said that it would consider nothing less than a one-man, one-vote system

1989-09-21

Poland's Sejm (National Assembly) approves prime minister Mazowiecki

1990-01-31

1st ever all-sports daily "National" begins publishing

1990-03-17

PBA National Championship Won by Jim Pencak

1990-04-08

New Democracy wins the national election in Greece.

1990-04-21

National League umpire is arrested for stealing baseball cards

1990-05-02

South Africa & African National Congress open talks to end apartheid

1990-05-06

Former president PW Botha quit South Africa's ruling National Party

1990-05-31

63rd National Spelling Bee: Amy Marie Dimak wins spelling fibranne

1990-06-04

Dr Jack Kevorkian assisted an Oregon woman to commit suicide, beginning a national debate over the right to die

1990-06-11

Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress

1990-06-23

African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, on a US tour, receives a tumultuous welcome in Boston.

1990-06-25

African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela meets with President George Bush at the White House

1990-06-29

Marla Maples father sues National Enquirer for $12M

1990-07-12

"Les Miserables," opens at National Theatre, Washington

1990-07-25

Roseanne Barr sings National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres game

1990-08-15

At least 150 people die in clashes between the African National Congress and Inkatha Freedom Party, South Africa

1990-09-03

Helen Hudson sings national anthem in 26th park of year (San Diego)

1990-09-29

Washington National Cathedral construction is completed after 83 years

1991-01-02

Colorado wins its 1st AP national title poll

1991-03-30

PBA National Championship Won by Mike Miller

1991-05-30

64th National Spelling Bee: Joanne Lagatta wins spelling antipyretic

1991-06-13

The National, 1st all-sports daily newspaper, ceases publication

1991-09-05

Nelson Mandela chosen as president of African National Congress

1991-11-30

San Diego State's Marshall Faulk is 1st freshman to capture national rushing & scoring titles

1992-01-22

Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation.

1992-03-28

PBA National Championship Won by Eric Forkel

1992-04-15

William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy & DeForest Kelley inducted into National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame

1992-04-15

The National Assembly of Vietnam adopts the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

1992-05-28

65th National Spelling Bee: Amanda Goad wins spelling lyceum

1992-07-07

South Africa's national soccer team, Bafana Bafana, win South Africa's first ever FIFA sanctioned match

1992-07-08

Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe creates the office of High Commissioner on National Minorities.

1992-07-13

The Tripartite Alliance, consisting of the African National Congress, South African Communist Party and Congress of South African Trade Union, outlines a mass action plan for August

1992-08-23

Wilhelm Verwoerd, grandson of former South African Prime Minister, Hendrik Verwoerd, main architect of apartheid, joins the African National Congress

1993-02-27

PBA National Championship Won by Ron Palombi Jr

1993-06-03

66th National Spelling Bee: Geoff Hooper wins spelling kamikaze

1993-10-16

Anti-Nazi riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching British National Party headquarters

1994-01-01

The Zapatista Army of National Liberation initiates twelve days of armed conflict in the Mexican State of Chiapas.

1994-03-05

PBA National Championship won by David Traber

1994-06-02

67th National Spelling Bee: Ned Andrews wins spelling antediluvian

1994-09-24

National League for Democracy is formed by Aung San Suu Kyi and various others to help fight against dictatorship in Myanmar.

1994-10-29

National Museum of American Indian opens (NYC)

1995-01-30

Workers from the National Institutes of Health announce the success of clinical trials testing the first preventive treatment for sickle-cell disease.

1995-02-25

PBA National Championship Won by Scott Alexander

1995-03-08

Dutch Liberal Party wins Provincial-National elections

1995-03-12

Congress party loses India national election

1995-04-23

President Clinton declares a national day of mourning for Oklahoma City

1995-06-01

68th National Spell Bee: Justin Tyler Carroll wins spelling xanthosis

1995-08-09

South Africa celebrates the first National Women's Day

1996-01-30

Gino Gallagher, the suspected leader of the Irish National Liberation Army, is killed while waiting in line for his unemployment benefit.

1996-05-30

69th National Spelling Bee: Wendy Guey wins spelling vivisepulture

1996-06-08

PBA National Championship Won by Butch Soper

1996-09-02

A peace agreement is signed between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro National Liberation Front in Malacañang Palace.

1996-11-19

Lt. Gen. Maurice Baril of Canada arrives in Africa to lead a multi-national policing force in Zaire.

1996-12-10

Rwandan Genocide: Military advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General and head of the Military Division of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations of the United Nations Maurice Baril recommends that the UN multi-national forces in Zaire stand down.

1997-02-02

Mark O'Meara wins Pebble Beach National Golf Pro-am

1997-02-09

Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Diet Dr Pepper National Pro-Am

1997-02-09

Palm Beach National LPGA Pro-Am

1997-03-29

PBA National Championship Won by Rick Steelsmith

1997-05-29

70th National Spelling Bee: Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym

1997-06-21

Women's National Basketball Association begins as NY Liberty beats LA Sparks

1997-08-16

The South African soccer team, Bafana Bafana wins against the national team of the Democratic Republic of the Congo at First National Bank stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa

1998-02-06

Washington National Airport is renamed Ronald Reagan National Airport.

1998-08-11

Palestine Liberation Organisation and Palestinian National Authority president, Yasser Arafat, arrives in Cape Town on his first state visit to South Africa at the invitation of President Nelson Mandela

1998-08-28

Pakistan's National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the "Qur'an and Sunnah" the "supreme law" but the bill is defeated in the Senate.

1999-02-24

The State of Arizona executes Karl LaGrand, a German national involved in an armed robbery, in spite of Germany's legal action to attempt to save him.

1999-04-08

Haryana Gana Parishad, a political party in the Indian state of Haryana, merges with the Indian National Congress.

1999-08-09

The Diet of Japan enacts a law establishing the Hinomaru and Kimi Ga Yo as the official national flag and national anthem.

1999-12-26

Severe weather in France kills over 100 people and causes extensive damage to property, trees and the French national power grid (see Lothar).

2001-01-10

The White House announces it will not designate the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a national monument; environmentalist groups had been pressing for national monument status for the ANWR to prevent oil drilling

2001-02-19

An Oklahoma City bombing museum is dedicated at the Oklahoma City National Memorial.

2001-09-14

Historic National Prayer Service held at Washington National Cathedral for victims of the September 11 attacks. A similar service is held in Canada on Parliament Hill, the largest vigil ever held in the nation's capital.

2002-06-28

In South Africa, the Congress of South African Trade Unions and the Treatment Action Campaign table a national HIV/AIDS treatment plan in the National Economic, Development and Labour Council

2002-08-18

84th PGA Championship: Rich Beem shoots a 278 at Hazeltine National Golf Club

2002-10-27

The ITV Network aired a constant regional service for the last time in England and Wales, but LWT lost its identity completely. All companies (except UTV, Channel, Scottish TV & Grampian TV) formed the national ITV1 with regional references only before regional programmes.

2003-03-28

In a "friendly fire" incident, two A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft from the United States Idaho Air National Guard's 190th Fighter Squadron attack British tanks participating in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, killing British soldier Matty Hull.

2003-06-27

The United States National Do Not Call Registry, formed to combat unwanted telemarketing calls and administered by the Federal Trade Commission, enrolls almost three-quarters of a million phone numbers on its first day.

2004-01-14

The national flag of Georgia, the so-called "five cross flag", was restored to official use after a hiatus of some 500 years.

2004-03-07

New Democracy wins the national elections in Greece.

2004-03-12

Roh Moo-hyun, President of South Korea is impeached by its national assembly for the first time in the nation's history.

2004-04-08

U.S. National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice testifies before the 9/11 Commission.

2004-06-11

Ronald Reagan's funeral is held at Washington National Cathedral.

2004-08-17

The National Assembly of Serbia unanimously adopts new state symbols for Serbia: Boze Pravde becomes the new anthem and the coat of arms is adopted for the whole country.

2004-11-11

New Zealand Tomb of the Unknown Warrior dedicated at the National War Memorial, Wellington.

2005-03-05

The Burkinabé Party for Democracy and Socialism holds its first National Convention.

2005-03-07

Mass protest outside the National Assembly of Kuwait building for women's voting rights in Kuwait.

2005-05-16

Kuwait permits women's suffrage in a 35-23 National Assembly vote.

2005-07-03

The national law legalizing same-sex marriage takes effect in Spain.

2005-10-15

Riot in Toledo, Ohio breaks out during a National Socialist/Neo-Nazi protest; over 100 are arrested.

2005-11-17

Italy's choice of national anthem, Il Canto degli Italiani, becomes official in law for the first time, almost 60 years after it was provisionally chosen following the birth of the republic.

2005-11-25

Polish Minister of National Defence Radek Sikorski opens Warsaw Pact archives to historians. Maps of possible nuclear strikes against Western Europe, as well as the possible nuclear annihilation of 43 Polish cities and 2 million of its citizens by Soviet-controlled forces, are released.

2006-09-30

the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Constitutional Act that proclaimed the new Constitution of Serbia.

2006-10-22

A Panama Canal expansion proposal is approved by 77.8% of voters in a National referendum held in Panama.

2007-01-03

National Express has its worst ever coach crash just outside Heathrow Airport.

2007-02-11

A national referendum in Portugal legalises non-therapeutic abortion when requested by the woman during the first 10 weeks of pregnancy.

2007-05-04

The Scottish National Party wins the Scottish general election and becomes the largest party in the Scottish Parliament for the first time ever.

2007-05-16

Alex Salmond is elected First Minister of Scotland. He is the first Scottish National Party leader to be elected as First Minister after winning a historic victory at the Scottish general election on the 3rd May.

2007-06-29

Enya receives an honorary doctorate from the National University of Ireland, Galway

2007-11-24

Australians elect the Kevin Rudd-led centre-left Australian Labor Party at the federal election, ending the eleven-year tenure of the John Howard-led centre-right Liberal/National coalition government.

2008-02-10

The 2008 Namdaemun fire severely damages Namdaemun, the first National Treasure of South Korea.

2008-12-01

The US economy has been in recession since December 2007, the National Bureau of Economic Research announces today

2008-12-28

The Detroit Lions finished the season 0-16 with a 31-21 lost to the Green Bay Packers The first time in National Football League history that a team went winless in a 16-game season.

2009-04-12

President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian National Authority makes a courtesy phone call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, restarting the Palestinian-Israeli dialogue

2009-08-16

91st PGA Championship: Yang Yong-eun shoots a 280 at Hazeltine National Golf Club

2009-09-05

Denmark celebrates the first national flagday, in memory of the fallen Danes in international operations since 1948.

2009-09-14

David Attenborough and Prince William officially open the Darwin Centre at the National History Museum London, in what is the Museum's most significant expansion since 1881

2009-11-14

The National Statistical Service of Greece states that the country has been in recession since the beginning of the year

2010-09-09

A court in the Philippines orders Imelda Marcos to repay the government almost $280,000 for funds taken from the National Food Authority by Ferdinand Marcos in 1983

2010-09-20

The National Bureau of Economic Research state today that the US left the recession in June 2009, with managing director Lakshman Achuthan of the Economic Cycle Research Institute saying GDP recovered to 70% of the pre-recession level

2011-08-23

Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi is overthrown after the National Transitional Council forces take control of Bab al-Azizia compound during the 2011 Libyan Civil War.

2012-04-04

Somalia's National Theatre is struck by a suicide bomber killing ten people including the presidents of the Somali Olympic Committee and Football Federation

2012-09-11

50 Al-Shabaab fighters are killed in conflict with the Somali National Army

2012-12-16

A gang rape of a woman on a bus in India that resulted in her death leads to national and international outrage

2013-02-20

Estonia becomes the first country to establish a national system of fast chargers for electric cars

2013-02-22

In its National Economic Report of Bermuda for 2012, the Bermudan Ministry of Finance expects GDP will decline by 0% to 1.5% in 2013 but five years of recession will end with "modest growth in 2014"

2013-03-10

Aung San Suu Kyi is re-elected leader of the Burmese National League for Democracy

2013-04-23

The French National Assembly passes an amended bill legalizing same-sex marriage

2013-09-07

Tony Abbott becomes Prime Minister of Australia after a Liberal-National Coalitions wins the election

2014-02-09

Australian National University scientists discover the oldest known star at 13.6 billion years old

2014-05-10

The African National Congress wins the 2014 South African General Election

2014-06-03

Hashim Amla becomes the first non-white captain of the South African national cricket team

2014-09-20

New Zealand's National Government wins a 3rd term in the elections despite allegations of corruption and revelations about state surveillance

2015-12-11

Honduras national soccer player Arnold Peralta shot dead at shopping mall

2016-02-07

Lady Gaga sings national anthem at Super Bowl 50

2016-05-19

Trump pulls ahead of Clinton in new national poll

2016-05-27

2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee crowns co-champions...again

2016-06-09

Yellowstone National Park: Man dies after falling into hot spring

2016-07-03

Argentines take to streets, demand Messi return to national team

2016-07-26

Democratic National Committee apologizes to Sanders over emails

2016-08-25

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary

2016-09-15

Colin Powell calls Trump 'national disgrace' in email leak

2016-12-29

Obama Designates Two New National Monuments, Protecting 1.35 Million Acres

2017-02-21

Trump Chooses HR McMaster as National Security Adviser

2017-04-04

Trump Donates First-Quarter Salary to National Park Service

2017-08-12

Virginia governor orders National Guard on standby ahead of 'alt-right' rally

2017-10-27

Trump declares opioid crisis a national public health emergency

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National - Notable Birthdays

Joan of ArcJan 6, 1412

Glenn HallOct 3, 1931

National - Birthdays
Date Event
1412-01-06

Joan of Arc, Domrémy, Roman Catholic Saint and national heroine of France (legendary date) (d. 1431)

1746-02-04

Tadeusz Kościuszko, Polish, Lithuanian and American National hero and general (d. 1817)

1749-06-19

Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, France, chairman (National Convention)

1754-04-09

Pieter Paulus, Dutch lawyer/CEO (National Convention)

1754-06-16

Salawat Yulayev, Bashkir national hero, poet (d. 1800)

1757-09-22

Herman H Vitringa, politician (National Meetings)

1798-12-24

Adam B Mickiewicz, Poland, national poet (Pan Tadeusz)

1799-03-07

Frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech poet (national anthem, folk song)

1808-02-04

Josef Kajetán Tyl, Czech playwright, author of the Czech national anthem(d. 1856)

1814-02-25

Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian national poet/painter (3/9 NS) [OS]

1814-03-09

Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine, national poet/painter/prof of Kiev [NS]

1822-09-09

Napoleon J K P Bonaparte, French prince/member National Convention

1833-01-26

Cornelius Bliss, Republican National Committee of 1900

1842-12-18

Nathan Bay Scott, Republican National Committee of 1900

1845-01-15

Ella Flagg Young, 1st woman pres (National Educational Association)

1863-01-16

Alice Fischer, National Red Cross Pageant

1867-07-04

Stephen Mather, organized US National Park Service

1869-03-29

Ales Hrdlicka, US, anthropologist/curator (US National Museum)

1871-11-09

Florence Sabin, American Scientist who was the first woman to graduate from Johns Hopkins and the first lifetime woman member of the National Academy of Sciences

1871-11-23

Edith Wynne Matthison, National Red Cross Pageant

1879-04-21

Kartini, Indonesian national figure (d. 1904)

1879-09-25

Lope K. Santos, Filipino writer and labor leader, Father of the Philippine National Language and Grammar (d. 1963)

1880-08-12

Christy Mathewson, Christy Mathewson and the New York National League Team

1880-10-08

Ernest F E Douwes Dekker, Dutch founder (National-India Party)

1882-04-20

Ben Ali Haggin, National Red Cross Pageant

1884-03-30

Alec Craig, National Velvet

1885-01-11

Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)

1885-09-05

John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam)

1889-10-27

Enid Bagnold, National Velvet

1892-06-26

Gerald Oliver Smith, National Velvet

1894-04-19

Leonard Smith, National Velvet

1895-02-20

Freida Geiken, autobiographer (National Historic Taping)

1895-06-22

James Arthur Calata, Anglican clergyman and African National Congress (ANC) leader, Rabula, Keiskammahoek, Eastern Cape.

1895-07-22

James Arthur Calata, African National Congress (ANC) leader and Anglican clergyman

1896-05-28

Warren Giles, baseball's National League president

1896-07-06

Thomas W McKnew, president (National Geographic Society)

1899-08-31

Paul E Garber, US founder/1st curator of National Air & Space Museum

1902-12-29

Nels Stewart, National Hockey League player (d. 1957)

1905-05-05

Arnold Meijer, Dutch leader of fascist Dutch National/Black Front

1906-03-04

Georges Ronsse, Belgian national cyclo-cross and world champion road bicycle racer (d. 1969)

1906-03-21

Helen Deutsch, National Velvet

1906-04-16

Marion Lloyd Vince, Brooklyn New York, American fencer (National champ 1928, 31)

1907-06-11

Paul Mellon, US, oil magnate/pres (Washington National Gallery of Art)

1907-07-22

Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (d. 1987)

1908-02-06

Thomas Dorrington Tomlinson, national Park Warden

1908-06-10

Brinsley Ford, CEO (National Art Collections Fund)

1908-11-18

Imogene Coca, National Lampoon's Vacation

1908-9-13

Mae Questel, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

1909-01-01

Frank Kettering, National Barn Dance

1910-10-10

Theodore Reeves, National Velvet

1910-10-14

John Wooden, basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships)

1910-11-05

John Hackett, National Service

1911-05-23

Melvin M Payne, president (National Geographic Society)

1911-11-27

Fe del Mundo, Filipino pediatrician and National Scientist

1912-11-29

Alan Courtney, The National Pastime

1913-06-11

John Elliott Terry, managing director (National Film Finance Corp)

1913-08-31

Peter Stursberg, CTV National News

1914-03-14

Lee Petty, Daytona 500/National Ski Jumping Championships

1914-08-20

Brazilian National Soccer Team, O Dia em Que o Brasil Esteve Aqui

1915-02-07

Eddie Bracken, National Lampoon's Vacation

1915-05-29

David Jenklins, librarian (National Library of Wales)

1916-05-31

Bert Haanstra, National Geographic Specials

1917-10-27

Oliver Tambo, co-founder (African National Congress)

1917-9-04

Larry Henderson, The National

1917-9-11

Kay Dean, National Velvet

1918-07-12

Alice Van Springsteen, National Velvet

1918-09-27

James McCallion, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Mi Taylor-National Velvet)

1919-03-30

McGeorge Bundy, Boston, national security adviser (JFK)

1920-06-08

Bert Leysen, TV director (Belgian National TV)

1921-01-03

Nagayoshi Akasaka, National Kid

1921-01-18

Robert Glaser, Providence, Rhode Island, educational psychologist (National Assessment of Educational Progress), (d. 2012)

1921-04-30

Dottie Green, The National Pastime

1921-10-17

Pricilla Lanford Buckly, editor/columnist (National Review)

1921-11-02

Bill Mosienko, National Hockey League player (d. 1994)

1922-03-24

Dorothy Irene Height, president (national council of negro women)

1922-06-26

Campbell Adamson, CEO (Abbey National Pictures)

1923-03-04

Norbert Pawlicki, National Treasure

1923-05-26

Oren Lee Staley, 1st pres of National Farmers Organization (1955-79)

1924-07-03

Gail Ingram, National Velvet

1924-12-03

Francisco Sionil José, Filipino novelist, Philippine National Artist for Literature

1925-03-19

Brent Scowcroft, Ogden Utah, Lt Gen (USAF)/National Security Council

1925-08-11

Floyd Curry, National Hockey League player (d. 2006)

1925-11-04

Doris Roberts, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

1925-11-24

William F. Buckley Jr, New York, American conservative author and commentator (National Review, Firing Line)

1926-01-31

Prunella Briance, founder (National Childbirth Trust)

1926-06-19

Gaylin P. Schultz, National Lampoon's Vacation

1927-05-08

Philip Wilkinson, deputy chairman (National Westminster Bank)

1927-05-29

Trevor Holdsworth, CEO (National Power)

1927-06-08

Michael Levey, director (British National Gallery)

1927-11-12

Fritz Ford, National Lampoon's Vacation

1928-03-28

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Warsaw, national security advisor (Carter)

1928-04-02

Kaye Pownall, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

1928-06-20

Jean-Marie le Pen, France, leader (National Front party)

1928-08-26

Mari Carmen Taibo, National Mechanics

1928-12-10

Alexander Grasshoff, National Geographic Specials

1929-01-20

Glen 'Fireball' Roberts, Daytona 500/National Ski Jumping Championships

1930-06-24

William Gaskill, The National Theatre: Part One - The Dream

1930-10-18

Frank Carlucci, National Security Adviser/Sec of Defense (1987-89)

1931-01-11

Betty Churcher, director of the National Gallery of Australia

1931-04-07

Daniel Ellsberg, War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State

1931-04-22

Ronald Hynd, British choreographer (English National Ballet)

1931-06-24

Juanita Quigley, National Velvet

1931-10-03

Glenn Hall, Humboldt Saskatchewan, National Hockey League goaltender

1931-10-15

Abdul Kalam, 50th National Film Awards

1932-04-12

Jennifer Nicks, The National Skating Association Centenary Gala

1932-10-12

Ned Jarrett, Conover, North Carolina, American race car driver and announcer (50 Grand National victories)

1933-05-24

Tony Mullett, dir-general (National Criminal Intelligence Service)

1933-07-19

Frank C. Decot, National Geographic Specials

1934-07-15

Simon Gournlay, president (British National Farmer's Union)

1934-10-02

Duncan Thompson, keeper (Scottish National Portrait Gallery)

1934-10-08

J Carter Brown, Providence RI, art director (Wash National Gallery)

1934-11-05

Terrence Currier, National Treasure

1935-01-12

Robert Guenette, National Geographic Specials

1935-02-15

Magdalena Ruiz Guiñazú, Aventura National Geographic

1935-03-26

Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestine National Authority

1935-08-15

Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr, civil rights activist (National Urban League)

1935-10-10

William Brayne, National Wealth

1936-01-04

Scott Perry, National Lampoon's Vacation

1936-10-26

Bruce Belland, National Lampoon's Vacation

1936-12-28

Gail Peyton, National Velvet

1937-04-08

Seymour Hersh, War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State

1937-06-30

Larry Henley, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1937-07-23

Dave Webster, Led his football team to a National Championship in 1958

1937-08-29

Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins, National Velvet

1938-01-18

Curt Flood, The National Pastime

1939-07-21

John Negroponte, 1st United States Director of National Intelligence

1939-07-30

Eleanor Smeal, leader (National Organization for Women)

1940-03-26

Braulio Baeza, jockey (National Horse Racing Hall of Famer)

1940-08-27

David Hart, gen-sect (National Association of Head Teachers)

1940-10-02

Lord Davies, chairman (Welsh National Opera)

1941-08-06

Lyle Berman, National Heads-Up Poker Championship

1942-06-19

Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)

1943-03-28

Richard Eyre, British director (National Theatre)

1943-04-04

Ian Robertson, British museum director (National Army Museum)

1943-10-08

Chevy Chase, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

1944-04-11

R J B Knight, deputy director (National Maritime Museum)

1944-04-19

Margo MacDonald, Scotish national broadcaster

1944-05-18

Peter Ryan, British national director (Police Training)

1944-08-07

Robert S. Mueller III, National Geographic: The FBI

1944-9-26

Anne Robinson, Test the Nation: The National IQ Test 2002

1945-04-22

Robert Key, MP/British undersecretary for National Heritage

1945-10-19

Patricia Ireland, feminist/president (National Organization of Women)

1946-01-26

Timothy Clifford, director (National Galleries of Scotland)

1946-06-16

Neil MacGregor, director (British National Gallery)

1947-04-18

Lori Martin, Glendale California, actress (Velvet-National Velvet)

1947-05-06

Igor Dobryakov, Peculiarities of the National Hunt

1947-05-21

Albert Miniaci, National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze

1947-07-05

Todd Akin, Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure

1947-07-23

Conrad W. Denke, National Desk

1948-04-26

Boyd Matson, TV host/correspondent (National Geographic Explorer)

1948-05-20

James Staley, National Lampoon's Vacation

1948-08-03

Pierre Lacroix, National Hockey League executive

1948-10-10

David Tereshchuk, Spear of the Nation: The Story of the African National Congress

1948-10-18

Hal Whitby, National Lampoon's Vacation

1948-12-31

René Robert, National Hockey League player

1949-09-04

Dean Pees, National Football League defensive coordinator

1949-11-08

Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice Presidenf of the National Rifle Association.

1950-01-23

John Greaves, English musician (Henry Cow, National Health)

1950-04-09

Nathan Cook, National Lampoon's Vacation

1950-07-28

Michael Kaufman, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

1950-08-24

Frank Murray, Australian field hockey national coach (Oly-sil-92, 96)

1950-10-01

Natalija Nogulich, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

1951-02-27

Lee Atwater, Republican National Committee Chairman (1989-91)

1951-03-26

Aleksey Buldakov, Peculiarities of the National Fishing

1951-03-28

Chip Reese, National Heads-Up Poker Championship

1951-07-24

Jim Kouf, National Treasure

1951-11-15

Beverly D'Angelo, Columbus, Ohio, American actress (National Lampoon's Vacation)

1952-06-02

Gary Bettman, American National Hockey League commissioner

1952-08-13

John Wagner, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

1952-11-20

John Van Boxmeer, National Hockey League player

1952-9-04

Sheila Scott-Wilkenson, The National Health

1953-05-07

Pat McInally, American National Football League player

1953-08-19

Andrew Barrett, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

1953-11-10

Les Miles, 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game

1953-11-30

June Pointer, National Lampoon's Vacation

1954-01-06

Nicolette Scorsese, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

1954-03-21

Mary Jane Smith, Van Nuys Ca, WPVA volleyballer (National-9th-1993)

1954-05-20

Aleksandr Zavyalov, Peculiarities of the National Hunt

1955-04-19

Dragoljub Denda, National Class Category Up to 785 ccm

1955-05-05

Robert Feld, Nashville Tn, National Scrabble Champion (1990)

1955-06-15

J.V. Martin, National Geographic: Hitler and the Occult

1955-08-22

Sergey Russkin, Peculiarities of the National Hunt

1955-10-07

Yo-Yo Ma, Paris, France, world famous cellist (2001 National Medal of Arts, 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom)

1955-11-16

Pierre Larouche, Canadian National Hockey League player

1955-12-23

Carol Ann Duffy, National Theatre Live: Everyman

1956-06-23

Randy Jackson, The National Christmas Tree Lighting

1956-12-09

Antony Alda, National Treasure

1957-12-10

Semyon Strugachyov, Peculiarities of the National Hunt

1957-9-07

Stewart Finlay-McLennan, National Treasure

1958-12-20

Joseph Whelan, National Task Force

1959-02-13

Gaston Gingras, National Hockey League defenceman

1959-05-04

Randy Travis, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1959-10-28

Cormac Wibberley, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1959-12-24

Tom Schneider, National Heads-Up Poker Championship

1960-02-15

Jeanne Goldsmith, Los Angeles California, WPVA volleyballer (National-5th-1987)

1960-03-22

Christopher Jackson, National Lampoon's Vacation

1960-05-13

Shannon Vessup-Millen, Los Angeles California, WPVA volleyballer (National-9th-1991)

1960-07-06

Maja Lalevic, National Class Category Up to 785 ccm

1961-05-19

Gregory Poirier, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1961-10-07

Amy Lavine, National Pornographic 3

1961-10-14

Marco Kyris, National Treasure

1961-11-12

David Lawrence, Safe Haven: The Delmarva Fox Squirrel and Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

1961-12-28

Heather Hafner, Santa Barbara Ca, WPVA volleyballer (National-7th-90)

1961-9-15

Oren Aviv, National Treasure

1961-9-18

Mark Olson, National Lampoon's Senior Trip

1962-04-01

Phillip Schofield, Test the Nation: The National IQ Test 2002

1962-05-05

Michael Stone Forrest, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1962-07-09

James Davidson Bennett, National Treasure

1962-07-30

Jay Feaster, American National Hockey League executive

1962-08-22

Melly Still, National Theatre Live: Nation

1963-04-15

Charles Segars, National Treasure

1963-08-08

Jon Turteltaub, National Treasure

1963-11-25

Lorenzo Charles, Phi Slama Jama for Never Winning a National Championship

1963-9-12

Thom Brenneman, 2009 FedEx BCS National Championship Game

1964-07-10

Urban Meyer, 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game

1964-11-18

Rita Cosby, National Memorial Day Parade

1965-02-11

Rob G. Kahn, National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze

1965-06-12

Marianne Wibberley, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1966-03-03

Wendy Fletcher, Boston Mass, WPVA volleyballer (National-5th-1993)

1966-04-09

Angus Mackechnie, The National Theatre: Part Two - War and Peace

1966-11-11

Gina Pillitiere, Akron Oh, WPVA volleyballer (National-25th-1994)

1967-03-17

Melissa Allen, Port OR, WPVA volleyballer (Reebok National-13th-1994)

1967-04-13

Jonathan Emmett, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1967-08-09

Deborah Lee, Hamilton Ontario, LPGA golfer (1989 National Amat France)

1967-08-31

Melanie Sullivan, Branford Ct, WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1994)

1967-12-05

Ann Schirman, San Diego, WPVA volleyballer (National-17th-1994)

1968-02-17

Bryan Cox, National Football League player

1968-05-03

Michael Drout, National Geographic: Beyond the Movie - The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

1968-07-24

John P. Navin Jr., National Lampoon's Vacation

1968-08-23

Sam Hutchins, National Treasure

1969-01-15

Marsha Miller, Rochester NY, WPVA volleyballer (National-17th-1995)

1969-07-08

Lisa Arce, Manhattan Beach CA, WPVA volleyballer (National-4th-1995)

1969-08-19

Kirk Herbstreit, 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game

1969-12-19

Matthew Carrano, National Geographic: Dino Death Trap

1969-12-31

Suzanne Barnes, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1969-9-26

Gary Preisler, National Lampoon's Gold Diggers

1970-01-12

Jenny Griffith, Burbank California, WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1995)

1970-06-05

Deborah Yates, National Treasure

1970-11-14

David Wesley, National Geographic: The Incredible Human Body

1970-9-16

James Landrith, Documentary: National March on Washington Against the War on Iraq

1971-03-20

Monique Kavelaars, National Lampoon's Senior Trip

1971-05-06

Sergey Kupriyanov, Peculiarities of the National Hunt

1971-08-09

Mary Joe Fernandez, Dom Rep, tennis player (US National 16s)

1971-08-28

Todd Eldredge, Chatham Mass, figure skater (1997 National Sr champ)

1971-10-27

Liz Pagano, Seattle Wash, WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1994)

1971-12-21

Michael S. Patterson, National Geographic Explorer

1971-9-24

Es Devlin, National Theatre Live: Hamlet

1972-01-11

Andrey Malakhov, Russian National Selections

1972-05-12

Tamar Howard, National Lampoon's Movie Madness

1973-01-04

Mike D. Anderson, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1973-01-19

Robert Barlow, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1973-02-07

Leanne Schuster, Mesa Az, WPVA volleyballer (National-9th-1995)

1973-09-20

Ronald McKinnon, National Football League linebacker

1973-10-02

Danny Smith, National Lampoon's Senior Trip

1973-12-19

Joshua Bitton, National Treasure

1974-12-01

Michael Maize, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1974-12-05

Charlie Batch, National Football League quarterback

1974-9-26

Josh Arieh, National Heads-Up Poker Championship

1975-01-24

Jason Pinardo, National Treasure

1975-02-18

Jeff Shulman, National Heads-Up Poker Championship

1975-04-27

Rabih Abdullah, former National Football League player

1975-05-24

Hee-Jin Woo, National Security

1975-09-24

Kyle Turley, former National Football League offensive lineman

1976-08-06

Colleen Casey, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1977-01-31

Jim Kleinsasser, National Football League tight end

1977-04-25

Constantinos Christoforou, Cypriot National Final

1977-04-26

Jason Earles, National Treasure

1977-05-17

Jere Michael, Aspen Colo, figure skater (1994 National Jr champ)

1977-09-15

Leander Jordan, National Football League offensive lineman

1978-02-07

David Aebischer, National Hockey League goaltender

1978-03-01

Alicia Leigh Willis, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1978-04-29

Mike Bryan, Oxnard California, tennis star (USTA National 18 doubles)

1978-12-21

Amber Corwin, Harbor City Ca, figure skater (1997 National Sr - 5th)

1978-9-23

Josh Miller, National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze

1979-01-24

Tatyana Ali, National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze

1979-02-02

Christine Bleakley, National Movie Awards

1979-02-12

Antonio Chatman, National Football League runningback

1979-03-16

Rashad Moore, National Football League player

1979-06-30

Travis Minor, National Football League Runningback

1979-11-25

Michael Lehan, American National Football League player

1980-01-05

Bennie Joppru, National Football League tight end

1980-01-21

Aubrie Rippner, Los Angeles California, tennis star (1995 USTA National Girls 18)

1980-09-02

Dany Sabourin, French Canadian Goaltender in the National Hockey League

1980-09-10

Timothy Goebel, Evanston Ill, figure skater (1996 National Jr champ)

1980-10-02

Shane Andrus, National Football League kicker

1981-01-05

Chandi Mason, National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze

1981-01-06

Asante Samuel, National Football League Defensive Back

1981-01-17

Cay Templeton, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1981-02-06

Ty Warren, National Football League defensive lineman

1981-03-27

Carey Davis, National Football League fullback

1981-04-13

Mike Costello, National Geographic: Inside 9/11

1981-04-17

John Greenewald Jr., National Geographic: Hitler and the Occult

1981-04-25

Dwone Hicks, National Football League runningback

1981-05-05

Danielle Fishel, National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze

1981-09-24

Drew Gooden, National Basketball Association player

1982-01-31

Jānis Sprukts, National Hockey League player

1982-04-01

Daniel Millar, National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

1982-04-26

Cooper Wallace, National Football League tight end

1982-05-05

Randall Gay, National Football League player

1982-05-20

Natalya Podolskaya, Russian National Selections

1982-06-04

Ronnie Prude, National Football League player

1982-08-07

Martin Vucic, Macedonian National Final

1982-11-05

Gregory Allen Gabroy, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1982-11-15

D. J. Fitzpatrick, National Football League kicker

1982-11-15

Lofa Tatupu, National Football League

1982-12-07

David Spiegelman, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1982-12-16

Antrel Rolle, National Football League defensive back

1982-12-17

Ryan Moats, National Football League runningback

1982-12-26

Kenneth Darby, American National Football League player

1983-02-03

Richard Bartel, National Football League quarterback

1983-02-12

Carlton Brewster, National Football League player

1983-04-25

DeAngelo Williams, National Football League runningback

1983-08-04

Cody Burger, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

1983-09-09

Sam Hollenbach, National Football League quarterback

1983-09-14

Frostee Rucker, National Football League defensive end

1983-09-25

Terrance Pennington, National Football League guard

1984-05-21

Brandon Fields, National Football League punter

1984-10-04

Lindsey Tusing, National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze

1984-11-17

Alex Ferguson, National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze

1984-12-25

Alastair Cook, The National Television Awards 2011

1984-9-02

Michael B. Chait, A-10: Michigan Air National Guard

1985-01-25

Acie Law IV, National Basketball Association player

1985-03-29

Mickey Pimentel, National Football League linebacker

1985-04-16

Timothy Baugh, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1985-09-13

Keyunta Dawson, National Football League player

1985-11-24

Tony Hunt, National Football League player

1986-06-19

Natasha Parnian, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1986-11-30

Jordan Farmar, National Basketball Association player

1986-12-06

Matt Niskanen, American National Hockey League Player

1987-02-25

Natalie Dreyfuss, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1987-04-03

Daniel Michael DeLuca, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1987-05-15

Chris Luensman, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1988-9-14

Kirsten Haglund, National Memorial Day Parade

1991-11-23

Anurag Kashyap, 2005 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion

1991-12-20

Hunter Gomez, National Treasure

1992-08-13

Katharine Close, Scripps National Spelling Bee champion

1994-03-23

Aaron Cornelison, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1995-10-15

Billy Unger, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1995-9-28

Ian Bodell, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

1999-9-11

Savannah French, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

National - Notable Weddings

Cate BlanchettDec 29, 1997

George TakeiSep 14, 2008

National - Weddings
Date Event
1940-01-02

Archibald Campbell Mzoliza Jordan, Xhosa writer, linguist and academic and outspoken critic of the South African National Party government's Bantu Education policy, marries Priscilla Phyllis Ntantla.

1976-06-21

Country singer Reba McEntire (21) weds national steer wrestling champion Charlie Battles

1981-07-27

British television: On Coronation Street, Ken Barlow marries Deirdre Langton, proving to be a national event with massive viewer numbers

1993-09-04

Five-time U.S. national champion figure pair skater Jerod Swallow (26) weds his partner Elizabeth Punsalen

1997-12-29

Actress Cate Blanchett (28) weds screenwriter Andrew Upton (31) at Blue Mountains National Park in New South Wales, Australia

2006-07-06

"National Treasure" director Jon Turteltaub (42) weds co-founder of Creative Visions Foundation Amy Eldon at Saddlerock Ranch and Vineyard in Malibu, California

2006-07-07

"Extreme Makeover" Bill Dorfman (47) weds former contestant on "The Apprentice" and beauty queen Jennifer Murphy (27) at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California

2007-08-06

NBA Houston Rockets center Yao Ming (27) weds Chinese women's national basketball team member Ye Li (26) at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai

2008-09-14

Actor George Takei (68) weds Brad Altman at Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles

2009-10-25

Socialite Ivanka Trump (27) weds New York Observer owner Jared Kushner (28) at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey

2013-01-19

Figure skater five-time world champion Michelle Kwan (32) weds director of strategic planning on the National Security Clay Pell at the First Unitarian Church of Providence, Rhode Island

National - Notable Divorces

Vladimir PutinJun 7, 2013

National - Divorces
Date Event
2013-06-07

Russian President Vladimir Putin announces his divorce with his wife on national TV

National - Notable Deaths

George HainsworthOct 9, 1950

National - Deaths
Date Event
1580-06-10

Luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal's national poet (Os Lusiados), dies

1796-03-17

Pieter Paulus, lawyer/Dutch CEO (National Convention), dies at 41

1801-05-19

Herman H Vitringa, politician (National Meetings), dies

1856-04-11

Juan Santamaría, national hero of Costa Rica (b. 1831)

1857-02-09

Dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798)

1862-08-06

Francisco Acuna de Figueroa, Uruguay national anthem, dies at 71

1864-11-03

Antonio Goncalves Dias, Brazilian national poet, dies at sea

1883-05-26

Abdelkader El Djezairi, Algerian leader, scholar and national hero (b.1808)

1904-09-13

Raden Ayu Kartini, Indonesian national heroine (b. 1879)

1908-02-10

Mustafa Kamil Pasha, Egyptian lawyer, journalist, Nationalist and a founder of Egyptian National Party, dies at 33

1911-10-09

Cornelius Bliss, Republican National Committee of 1900

1924-01-02

Nathan Bay Scott, Republican National Committee of 1900

1925-10-07

Christy Mathewson, Christy Mathewson and the New York National League Team

1934-02-23

Augusto Sandino, Nicaraguan patriot, assassinated by National Guard

1938-04-21

Muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65

1943-04-08

Richard Sears, 1st to win US amateur national tennis match, dies at 81

1945-06-25

Alec Craig, National Velvet

1945-09-16

John McCormack, Irish singer (Irish national anthem/folk songs), dies

1946-03-02

Fidél Pálffy, Hungarian National socialist (b. 1895)

1947-06-25

Alice Fischer, National Red Cross Pageant

1947-10-20

Leonard Smith, National Velvet

1949-05-24

Mildred Griffiths, National Velvet

1950-08-08

Ernest F E Douwes Dekker, founder National-India Party, dies

1950-10-09

George Hainsworth, National Hockey League goaltender, dies in a car accident at 55

1951-09-02

Ben Ali Haggin, National Red Cross Pageant

1955-09-23

Edith Wynne Matthison, National Red Cross Pageant

1963-05-01

Lope K. Santos, Filipino writer, Father of the Philippine National Language and Grammar (b. 1879)

1969-11-02

Marion Lloyd Vince, fencer (National champ 1928, 31), dies at 63

1970-05-04

4 students, at Kent State University killed by Ohio National Guard

1971-02-11

Whitney Young Jr, National Urban League director, drowns in Nigeria

1971-03-11

Whitney M Young Jr, leader (National Urban League 1961-71), dies at 49

1973-06-09

Frank Kettering, National Barn Dance

1980-05-18

Reid Blackburn, a photojournalist for National Geographic was also a victim of Mount St. Helens eruption (b. 1952)

1983-06-16

James Arthur Calata, African National Congress (ANC) leader and Anglican clergyman, at 87

1985-11-28

Geoffrey Grigson, Our National Heritage: The Living Pattern

1987-08-17

Clarence Brown, National Velvet

1987-11-16

Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (b. 1907)

1988-06-11

Nathan Cook, National Lampoon's Vacation

1988-10-03

Generoso Pope Jr, National Enquirer owner, dies at 61

1990-07-15

Norbert Pawlicki, National Treasure

1990-12-18

Anne Revere, actress (National Velvet), dies of pneumonia at 87

1991-06-15

Albert 'Happy' Chandler, The National Pastime

1992-03-15

Helen Deutsch, National Velvet

1992-07-01

Mamie Ruth Moberly, A National Heirloom

1992-10-26

Dottie Green, The National Pastime

1993-04-24

Oliver R Tambo, chairman (African National Congress), dies at 75

1994-01-10

Charles "Chub" Feeney, baseball pres (National League), dies at 72

1994-04-25

George Gennimatas, Greek minister of National Economy, dies at 55

1994-06-26

Nagayoshi Akasaka, National Kid

1994-07-13

Jimmie Reese, A National Heirloom

1995-05-30

Thomas Dorrington Tomlinson, Brit national park warden, dies at 87

1996-01-21

René Marc Jalbert, sergeant-at-Arms at the National Assembly of Quebec (b. 1921)

1996-04-26

Milt Gaston, A National Heirloom

1996-09-16

McGeorge Bundy, US national security advisor (1961-66), dies at 77

1997-01-20

Curt Flood, The National Pastime

1997-09-10

John Hackett, National Service

1997-09-11

Camille Henry, National Hockey League player (b. 1933)

1997-10-23

Bert Haanstra, National Geographic Specials

1998-01-04

Mae Questel, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

2000-04-05

Lee Petty, Daytona 500/National Ski Jumping Championships

2000-09-03

Clyde Sukeforth, A National Heirloom

2001-06-02

Imogene Coca, National Lampoon's Vacation

2001-08-14

Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins, National Velvet

2002-09-24

Mike Webster, National Football League player (b. 1952)

2002-11-14

Eddie Bracken, National Lampoon's Vacation

2003-10-31

Robert Guenette, National Geographic Specials

2004-07-12

Betty Oliphant, co-founder of National Ballet of Canada (b. 1918)

2006-04-11

June Pointer, National Lampoon's Vacation

2006-08-25

Fritz Ford, National Lampoon's Vacation

2006-11-26

Larry Henderson, The National

2007-02-19

Celia Franca, founder of National Ballet of Canada (b. 1921)

2007-03-18

Bob Woolmer, South African cricketer and Pakistan national coach (b. 1948)

2007-04-13

Gail Ingram, National Velvet

2007-09-02

Max McNab, National Hockey League executive (b. 1924)

2007-09-11

Ian Porterfield, Manager of Armenia National Football Club (b. 1946)

2007-12-04

Chip Reese, National Heads-Up Poker Championship

2007-12-28

Aidin Nikkhah Bahrami, Iran national basketball team player (b. 1982)

2008-04-05

Alexander Grasshoff, National Geographic Specials

2008-07-01

Gaylin P. Schultz, National Lampoon's Vacation

2008-09-13

Alice Van Springsteen, National Velvet

2009-03-25

Frank C. Decot, National Geographic Specials

2009-07-03

Antony Alda, National Treasure

2010-04-08

Hal Whitby, National Lampoon's Vacation

2010-11-08

Emilio Eduardo Massera, Argentine naval officer and National Reorganization Process figure (b. 1925)

2011-06-27

Lorenzo Charles, Phi Slama Jama for Never Winning a National Championship

2011-08-06

Fe del Mundo, Filipino pediatrician and National Scientist (b. 1911)

2011-10-20

Moatassem Gaddafi, Son of Moammar Gaddafi and National Security Adviser of Libya (b. 1977)

2011-11-27

Gary Speed, Former Welsh international footballer and Wales national football team manager (b. 1969)

2013-03-12

Christopher Jackson, National Lampoon's Vacation

2014-04-01

William Brayne, National Wealth

2014-08-31

Peter Stursberg, CTV National News

2014-12-18

Larry Henley, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

2015-07-27

Abdul Kalam, 50th National Film Awards

2015-10-01

Igor Dobryakov, Peculiarities of the National Hunt

2015-12-02

Sandy Berger, National Security Adviser Under Bill Clinton, Dies

2016-08-11

Sasi Shankar, National Award-winning Malayalam filmmaker, dies aged 58

2016-08-15

Na Muthukumar, national award-winning Tamil film lyricist, dies aged 41

2016-09-25

Ian Mercer, giant of national-park movement, dies aged 83

2016-12-23

Famous Grand National winning jockey John Buckingham dies, aged 76

2017-01-13

Brian Fletcher, rider of Grand National hero Red Rum, dies, aged 69

2017-05-27

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, dies aged 89

2017-05-28

Former US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski dies aged 89


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