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Balt - Notable Historical Events

Connie MackJul 7, 1914

Jim BrownNov 1, 1959

Johnny UnitasAug 14, 1973

Nolan RyanJun 1, 1975

Reggie JacksonJul 23, 1976

Eddie MurrayAug 26, 1985

President BushMay 15, 1991

Cal Ripken JrJul 9, 1991

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Balt - Historical Events
Date Event
1846-06-05

Telegraph line opens between Phila & Balt

1877-07-20

Military shoots on stopped railroad workers in Balt, kills 9

1885-08-10

Leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt)

1900-02-03

Rival forces fight for control of the Union Park ball grounds in Balt

1901-03-11

Cincinnati Enquirer reports Balt mgr John McGraw signed Cherokee Indian Tokohoma, who is really black 2nd baseman Charlie Grant

1903-01-09

Frank Farrell & Bill Devery purchase AL Balt franchise for $18,000 & move it to NYC (Yankees)

1906-10-01

Hugh Jennings resigns as Balt manager to take over at Detroit in 1907

1910-12-19

1st US city ordinance requiring white & black residential areas (Balt)

1914-04-13

1st Federal League Game: Balt Terrapins beat Buffalo 3-2

1914-07-07

Balt Orioles' (IL) owner Jack Dunn offers Babe Ruth, Ernie Shore & Ben Egan for $10,000 to Connie Mack, who refuses, pleading poverty

1923-10-23

Giants defeat Balt Orioles 9-0 to benefit former Giants owner John Day

1948-04-21

2nd NBA Championship: Balt Bullets beat Phila Warriors, 4 games to 2

1949-12-09

NFL merges Cleveland Browns, SF '49ers & Balt Colts from AAFC

1950-04-20

Balt's Memorial Stadium opens - Orioles of International League

1950-10-02

Chic Cards Jim Hardy passes for 6 touchdowns vs Balt Colts (55-13)

1953-09-29

Balt Mayor D'Alesandro buys Veeck's interest in Browns for $2,475,000

1953-11-06

Jimmy Dykes succeeds Marty Marion as manager of Balt Orioles

1953-12-22

Jack Dunn III, owner of Balt Orioles in Intl League, turns name over to newly relocated St Louis Browns

1954-04-13

Balt Orioles 1st game, loses to Tigers in Detroit 3-0

1954-09-07

Integration begins in Wash DC & Balt MD public schools

1955-04-03

Balt Orioles pull their 1st triple play (3-6-2 vs KC Athletics)

1958-07-08

25th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Memorial Stadium, Balt

1958-12-29

Balt Colts beat NY Giants 23-17 in NFL championship game

1959-04-09

Balt Orioles pull their 2nd triple play (3-6-3 vs Wash Senators)

1959-11-01

Jim Brown scores 5 TDs in Cleveland Browns 38-31 win over Balt

1959-12-27

Balt Colts beat NY Giants 31-16 in NFL championship game

1960-05-27

1st use of oversized catching mitt (Balt Oriole Clint Courtney)

1960-05-27

Balt manager Paul Richards devises oversized catcher's mitt

1960-07-15

Balt Orioles' Brooks Robinson goes 5 for 5 including the cycle

1961-05-09

Balt Oriole Jim Gentile hits 2 grand slams (9 RBIs) vs Minnesota Twins

1961-06-25

Balt & California use a record 16 pitchers in a game (8 each) in 14 inns

1962-05-05

LA Angel Bo Belinsky no-hits Balt Orioles, 2-0

1963-05-03

Leslie Narum is only Balt Oriole to homer on his 1st at bat

1963-05-26

Wes Stock becomes only Balt Oriole to win a doubleheader

1964-05-24

Longest HR (471') in Balt Memorial Stadium (Harmon Killebrew, Minn)

1964-12-27

Cleveland Browns beat Balt Colts 27-0 in NFL championship game

1965-05-16

Balt Oriole Jim Palmer's pitching debut, beats Yankees 7-5 & homers

1966-07-12

All star MVP: Brooks Robinson (Balt Orioles)

1966-08-26

Balt Orioles Roznovsky & B Powell are 4th to hit consecutive pinch HRs

1966-10-09

Balt Orioles sweep LA Dodgers, in 63rd World Series

1967-03-14

1st NFL-AFL common draft, Balt Colts pick Bubba Smith

1968-04-17

A's 1st game in Oakland-Alameda Stadium, lose 4-1 to Balt Orioles

1968-04-27

Balt Oriole Tom Phoebus no-hits Boston, 6-0

1968-06-10

AL games at Balt & Chicago postponed honoring Robert Kennedy

1968-12-29

Balt Colts beat Cleveland Browns 34-0 in NFL championship game

1969-01-12

Super Bowl III: NY Jets beat Balt Colts, 16-7 in Miami Super Bowl MVP: Joe Namath, NY Jets, QB

1969-05-17

Balt, Cleve & Pitts agree to go from NFC to AFC in NFL

1969-08-06

Balt Orioles pull their 3rd triple play (5-4-3 vs KC Royals)

1969-08-13

Balt Oriole Jim Palmer no-hits Oakland A's, 8-0

1969-09-28

Joe Kapp (Minnesota Vikings) passes for 7 touchdowns vs Balt Colts (52-14)

1969-11-06

1st Cy Young Award tie (Mike Cuellar, Balt & Denny McLain, Det)

1970-11-11

Balt Oriole Boog Powell wins AL MVP

1971-01-17

Super Bowl V: Balt Colts-16, Dallas Cowboys-13 in Miami Super Bowl MVP: Chuck Howley, Dallas, LB

1971-04-30

25th NBA Championship: Milwaukee beat Balt Bullets in 4 games

1971-05-09

Largest walk in crowd (31,626) in Balt Oriole history

1971-10-17

Pittsburgh Pirates beat Balt Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 68th World Series

1972-01-02

Miami Dolphins beat Balt Colts 21-0 in AFC championship game

1972-09-24

NY Jet Joe Namath passes for 6 touchdowns vs Balt Colt (44-34)

1972-10-03

Balt Roric Harrison is last AL pitcher to homer until interleague play 25 years later

1973-07-07

Balt Orioles pull their 4th triple play (5-4-3 vs Oakland)

1973-08-14

Johnny Unitas files $725,000 suit against Balt Colts

1973-09-22

Balt Oriole Al Bumbry hits 3 triples vs Milwaukee Brewers

1973-09-29

Balt Orioles pull their 5th triple play (5-4-3 vs Detroit)

1973-11-28

Balt Oriole Al Bumbry wins AL Rookie of Year

1974-05-06

A's pitcher Paul Lindblad makes an errant throw in 1st inning of 6-3 loss to Balt ends his record streak of 385 consecutive errorless games

1975-06-01

California Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Balt Orioles, 1-0

1976-07-23

Balt Oriole Reggie Jackson homers in 6th straight game

1976-11-05

Balt Jim Palmer wins AL Cy Young Award

1976-12-19

Piper Cherokee crashes into Balt Memorial Stadium upper stands, 10 minutes after Colts lose 40-14 to Steelers. No one seriously hurt

1977-06-03

Balt Orioles pull their 6th triple play (9-6-4-6-6 vs KC Royals)

1978-08-13

Yanks score 5 runs in top of 7th. but rain causes game to be halted & thus score goes back to previous inning, Balt wins 3-0

1978-09-01

Indians' Sammy Stewart tosses 7 consecutive strikeouts (vs Balt)

1978-09-09

Balt Orioles pull their 7th triple play (5-4-3 vs Toronto)

1979-04-05

Balt manager Earl Weaver wins his 1,000th game as a skipper

1979-06-10

Balt Orioles pull their 8th triple play (5-4-3 vs Cleve)

1979-10-17

Pittsburgh Pirates beat Balt Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 76th World Series

1980-10-26

St Louis Cards sack Balt Colt QBs an NFL record tying 12 times

1983-10-16

Balt Orioles beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 3 in 80th World Series

1985-06-14

Earl Weaver comes out of retirement to manage Balt Orioles

1985-08-12

Balt Orioles W Gross & L Sheets are 6th to hit consecutive pinch HRs

1985-08-26

Balt Oriole Eddie Murray knocks in 9 RBIs in a game vs California Angels

1986-06-08

Longest 9 inning AL game (4h16m), Balt Orioles beat Yankees 18-9

1986-08-06

Record 3 grand slams hit in game Tx vs Balt (Harrah, Sheets & Dwyer)

1988-04-12

Frank Robinson replaces Cal Ripkin as manager of Balt Orioles

1988-04-20

Balt Orioles set worst record to start a season 0-14 (will go 0-21)

1988-05-02

Balt Orioles sign a 15 year lease to remain in Balt & get a new park

1988-06-04

Longest game in Balt Memorial Stadium (5:46) 14 inn (beat NY 7-6)

1988-12-06

Agnes Neil Williams purchases Baltimore Orioles for $70 million Eli Jacobs becomes CEO of Balt Orioles

1989-06-15

Balt Orioles pull their 9th triple play (vs Yankees)

1989-11-07

Balt's Gregg Olson is 1st relief pitcher to win AL Rookie of Year

1990-08-08

Balt Orioles pull their 10th triple play (1-6-3 vs Oakland)

1990-09-25

1st 8 NY Yankees hit safely vs Balt Orioles to tie record

1991-05-15

President Bush takes Queen Elizabeth to Oakland A's-Balt Oriole game

1991-06-16

With 3 runs in 9th, Balt ends Twins 15 game win streak 6-5

1991-07-09

All star MVP: Cal Ripken Jr (Balt Orioles)

1991-07-13

Bob Milacki & 3 other Balt Oriole pitchers no-hit A's 2-0

1991-11-19

Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP

1992-04-06

1st game at Camden Field, Balt-Orioles beat Indians 2-0

1992-05-03

Balt's Gregg Olson, 25, is youngest to record 100 saves

1992-06-20

Kelly Saunders is 2nd female baseball PA announcer (Balt Orioles)

1994-11-27

82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Balt Stallions, 26-23

1995-06-13

Indians' Dennis Martinez no-hits Balt 11-0

1995-09-18

Art Modell 1st meets (he claims) with Balt to move Browns

1995-10-01

Mike Mussina tosses Balt's 5th consecutive shutout 4-0 win over Tigers

1995-10-27

Contract finalizing Cleveland Browns' move to Balt is signed

1995-11-06

Art Modell officially announces Cleveland Browns are moving to Balt

1995-11-19

83rd CFL Grey Cup: Balt Stallions defeats Calgary Stampeders, 37-20

1996-02-08

NFL & Cleveland allows Art Modell to move his NFL franchise to Balt but he had to leave the Browns' name behind

1996-09-01

Balt Ravens (Cleveland Browns) 1st NFL game, beat Oakland Raiders, 17-14

1996-09-06

Balt Orioles' Eddie Murray's 500th career HR

1996-09-27

Balt Oriole Roberto Alomar spits in face of umpire John Hirschbeck

1996-09-29

Balt Orioles end season with record 257 HRs

1996-10-05

Cleve Indians strike out 23 Balt Orioles in 12 inn playoff game

1997-10-15

Cleve Indians beat Balt Orioles 4 games to 2 in ALCS

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Balt - Notable Birthdays

Johnny UnitasMay 7, 1933

David HasselhoffJul 17, 1952

Balt - Birthdays
Date Event
1889-10-07

Clarence Muse, Balt MD, actor (Sam-Casablanca, Black Stallion)

1896-11-07

Herbert R O'Connor, Balt Md, (Sen-Md)/TV narrator (Crime Syndicate)

1900-01-25

Mildred Dunnock, Balt, actress (Baby Doll, Nun's Story)

1901-11-02

Paul Ford, Balt Md, actor (Phil Silvers Show)

1903-05-30

Countee Cullen, Balt Md, poet (Black Christ & Other Poems)

1908-06-19

Mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)

1910-06-18

Avon Long, Balt Md, actor (Roots: Next Generation)

1911-07-07

Eddie Mayehoff, Balt Md, actor (Hour Glass, How to Murder Your Wife)

1914-02-10

Larry Adler, Balt, hamonicist (Harmonicats) (blacklisted performer)

1915-01-31

Garry Moore, [Thomas Garrison Morfit], Balt, host (I've Got a Secret)

1915-12-05

Margaret Hayes, Balt Md, actress (Robert Montgomery Presents)

1916-01-01

Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)

1917-04-15

Hans Conried, Balt Md, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy)

1920-05-31

Edward Bennett Williams, lawyer/team owner (Redskins, Balt Orioles)

1922-07-27

Lillian Hayman, Balt Md, actress (Leslie Uggams Show)

1923-09-28

Fred Robbins, Balt Md, DJ (Coke Time with Eddie Fisher, Robbins Nest)

1925-06-05

Art Donovan, NFL defensive tackle (Balt, NY Yanks, Dallas), (d. 2013)

1927-01-27

Joe Perry, AAFC/NFL Hall of Fame fullback (SF 49ers, Balt Colts)

1927-10-08

Gigi Durston, Balt Md, singer (Sonny Kendis Show)

1928-08-30

Johnny Mann, Balt Md, music director (Johnny Mann Stand Up & Cheer)

1929-05-16

Adrienne Cecile Rich, Balt Md, feminist writer (Diamond Cutters), (d. 2012)

1930-03-30

John Astin, Balt Md, actor (I'm Dickens He's Fenster, Addams Family)

1930-08-14

Earl Weaver, St Louis Mo, manager (Balt Orioles 1968-82, 85-86), (d. 2013)

1933-05-07

Johnny Unitas, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, NFL QB (Balt Colts, San Diego); one of the greats

1935-12-17

Cal Ripken Sr, baseball manager (Balt Orioles)

1936-07-09

David Joel Zinman, NYC, composer/conductor (Balt Symphony-1983)

1936-08-16

Anita Gillette, Balt Md, actress (Quincy ME, Marathon, Moonstruck)

1937-11-30

Paul Stookey, Balt, singer (Peter, Paul & Mary-Wedding Song)

1939-02-22

Steve Barber, pitcher (Balt Orioles, NY Yankees)

1939-07-03

Jay Tarses, Balt Md, actor/writer (Open All Night, Duck Factory)

1940-03-28

Kevin Loughery, NBA star/coach (Balt, Phila)

1941-09-19

"Mama" Cass Elliot, Balt Maryland, rock vocalist (Mamas & The Papas)

1943-06-20

Andy Etchebarren, baseball catcher (Balt Orioles)

1944-02-06

Michael Tucker, Balt MD, actor (Stuart Markowitz-LA Law)

1944-11-21

Earl "the Pearl" Monroe, Phila Pa, NBA Guard (NY Knicks, Balt Bullets)

1945-02-28

Charles "Bubba" Smith, Tx, NFLer (Balt Colts)/actor (Police Academy)

1945-10-19

Divine, [Harris Glenn Milstead], Balt MD, actress (Pink Flamingo)

1947-11-18

Jameson Parker, Balt Md, actor (American Justice, Simon & Simon)

1947-11-24

Dwight Schultz, Balt Md, actor (A-Team)

1949-03-23

Ric Ocasek, Balt, rock vocalist (Cars-Double Life, Bye Bye Love)

1950-07-03

Damon Harris, Balt Md, rocker (Temptations-My Girl), (d. 2013)

1950-10-17

Howard E Rollins Jr, Balt Md, actor (Bannister-Wildside, Another World)

1950-11-24

Damon Evans, Balt Md, actor (Lionel-The Jeffersons)

1950-11-30

Margaret Whitton, Balt Md, actress (Good & Evil, Major League)

1951-01-30

Charles S Dutton, Balt Md, actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc)

1952-07-17

David Hasselhoff, Balt Md, actor (Night Rider, Mitch-Baywatch)

1952-12-28

Ray Knight, 3rd baseman (NY Mets, Balt Orioles)

1953-12-11

Bess Armstrong, Balt Md, actress (Julia-On Our Own, 4 Seasons, Jaws)

1955-01-22

Thomas David Jones, Balt Md, PhD/Astronaut (STS 59, 68, 80, sk: 98)

1959-08-06

Grant Aleksander, Balt Md, actor (Guiding Light, All My Children)

1960-12-21

Roger McDowell, Cincinnati OH, pitcher (NY Mets, Balt Orioles)

1961-12-14

Jeff Robinson, baseball player (Det, Balt)

1962-07-04

Pam Shriver, Balt MD, tennis star (1991 US Open doubles/Oly-gold-88)

1963-02-23

Bobby Bonilla, NYC, outfielder (NY Mets, Balt Orioles, Marlins)

1964-03-20

Ruth Davidon, Balt MD, rower (Olympics-6th-96)

1966-06-05

Tina Barrett, Balt, LPGA golfer (1989 Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State)

1966-10-11

Gregg Olson, Omaha NE, pitcher (Balt Orioles, Detroit Tigers)

1967-05-14

Tony Siragusa, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts, Balt Ravens)

1968-02-01

Kent Mercker, Dublin OH, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, Balt Orioles)

1968-02-02

Scott Erickson, Long Beach CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins, Balt Orioles)

1968-11-08

Parker Posey, Balt Md, actress (Tess Shelby-As the World Turns)

1969-12-27

Suzanne Paxton, Balt Md, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)

1970-02-24

Jonathan Ward, Balt Md, actor (Doug-Charles in Charge, Beans Baxter)

1971-03-13

Tony Vinson, NFL running back (Atl Falcons, Lon Monarchs, Balt Ravens)

1971-09-09

Jill Sudduth, Balt MD, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)

1973-04-05

Spencer Folau, NFL/WLAF offensive tackle (Balt Ravens, Rhein Fire)

1973-10-10

Zach Thornton, Balt Md, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics-gold-96)


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