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Durham - Historical Events
Date Event
1865-04-26

Battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro)

1865-04-26

Confederate Gen J E Johnston surrenders Army of Tenn, at Durham NC

1871-06-16

The University Tests Act allows students to enter the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Durham without religious tests, except for courses in theology.

1891-09-03

John Stephens Durham named US minister to Haiti

1908-03-23

American diplomat Durham Stevens is attacked by Korean assassins Jeon Myeong-un and Jang In-hwan, leading to his death in a hospital two days later.

1942-10-20

"Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations

1954-09-02

WTVD TV channel 11 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting

1956-12-15

WRAL TV channel 5 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (CBS) begins broadcasting

1959-07-06

WENH TV channel 11 in Durham, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-07-19

Race riots in Durham NC

1968-11-04

WRDU (now WPTF) TV chan 28 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (NBC) 1st broadcast

1989-09-22

Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs

1994-06-06

Brian Lara scores 501 not out for Warwickshire vs Durham

1994-06-06

Warwickshire score 4 for 810 declared against Durham

1996-09-13

Phil Simmons scores 171 & takes 6-14 for Leics v Durham

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Durham - Notable Birthdays

Gertrude BellJul 14, 1868

James HerriotOct 3, 1916

Kevin CostnerJan 18, 1955

Durham - Birthdays
Date Event
1633-01-31

Nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham)

1791-04-09

George Peacock, Denton County Durham, English Mathematician (algebraic theory)

1792-04-12

John George Lambton, London, statesman (1st Earl of Durham)

1828-04-13

Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham

1851-02-01

Durham Stevens, American diplomat (d. 1908)

1856-03-11

George Durham, Texas Rangers

1868-07-14

Gertrude Bell, Durham, British archaeologist (Desert & The Sown), (d. 1926)

1877-06-27

Louis Durham, A Crook's Sweetheart

1906-04-16

Pigmeat Markham, Durham NC, comedian (Here Comes da Judge-Laugh In)

1912-02-14

Dorothea Durham, Cabin in the Sky

1914-11-23

Roger Avon, Durham actor (d. 1998)

1916-10-03

James Herriot [Alfred Wight], Sunderland, County Durham, veterinarian/novelist (All Creatures Great and Small), (d. 1995)

1917-9-06

Richard Durham, The Greatest

1918-04-06

Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)

1920-01-10

Max Patkin, Bull Durham

1920-06-21

Marcel Durham, The Dark Crystal

1920-12-04

Yank Durham, Episode #23.20

1925-01-26

David Jenkins, Bishop (Durham)

1930-09-22

Roger Durham Hannay, composer

1930-9-08

Marilyn Durham, The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing

1931-04-17

Ruth Etchells, principal (St John's College-Durham)

1932-05-21

John Armitage, principal (College of St Hilda & St Bede Durham)

1932-11-15

Clyde L McPhatter, Durham NC, singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love)

1933-02-14

Evelyn Ebsworth, Vice-Chancellor (Durham U)

1933-03-27

Frank Taylor, Chief Constable (Durham)

1936-02-01

G H Blake, Principal (Collingwood College, Durham U)

1936-03-22

Roger Whittaker, Nairobi Kenya, country singer (Durham Town)

1936-08-11

D V Day, Principal (St John's College, Durham U)

1938-12-16

Michael Greer, Durham NC, actor (Bobby Gentry Show)

1941-05-24

Martin Mogg, governor (British Durham Prison)

1943-07-03

Judith Durham, singer

1943-07-03

Judith Durham, The Benny Hill Show

1943-12-17

Dave Dee, Meet Judith Durham

1946-10-04

Susan Sarandon, [Tomaling], Jackson Hgts NY, actress (Bull Durham)

1947-02-12

Jim Durham, The NBA on TBS

1948-03-26

Armin Ganz, Bull Durham

1949-07-22

Geoffrey Durham, Episode #2.3

1951-08-01

David Jasper, British principal (St Chad's College Durham England)

1951-10-09

Robert Wuhl, Union NJ, actor (Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam)

1953-10-31

John Lucas, Durham NC, NBA guard (Houston, Golden State, Milwaukee)

1955-01-18

Kevin Costner, Los Angeles California, American actor (Fandango, Silverado, Bull Durham)

1955-08-01

David Jasper, British principal (St Chad's College Durham England)

1955-12-27

Jeff Hyde, Bull Durham

1956-10-25

Danny Gans, Bull Durham

1957-07-31

Leon Durham, American baseball player

1957-07-31

Leon Durham, Little Big League

1957-08-31

Gina Schock, Bull Durham

1958-06-19

Butch Davis, Bull Durham

1958-10-16

Tim Robbins, West Covina CA, actor (Bull Durham, Shawshank Redemption)

1959-04-09

Christopher Durham, One Life to Live

1962-11-14

Sid Akins, Bull Durham

1963-07-02

Garnet Durham, The Pledge

1963-11-02

Jenny Robertson, Bull Durham

1966-07-10

Mike Durham, Cactus Jack Invades ECW

1969-02-21

Chad Durham, Wide Open

1969-06-29

Simon Brown, cricketer (Durham pace bowler, England 1996)

1971-11-30

Ray Durham, Charlotte, North Carolina, American MLB infielder (Chicago White Sox)

1971-11-30

Ray Durham, Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs

1971-9-27

Amy Durham, Jesus Freak

1972-05-21

Russell Durham Comegys, The Punisher

1975-11-06

Katy Durham, Bedazzled

1978-07-01

Rhea Durham, The Wedding Scammer

1981-05-06

Adam Durham, Children's Ward

1982-02-09

Alex Durham, The Andromeda Strain

1989-06-15

Danielle Durham, A Descent of Woodpeckers

1989-08-10

Sophie Durham, Son of a Gun

1990-05-16

Timothy Durham, First Day

1992-05-02

Henry Durham, Mid Life Christmas

Durham - Notable Weddings

Mark WahlbergAug 1, 2009

Durham - Weddings
Date Event
1815-01-02

Leading Romantic Age poet Lord Byron (27) marries Anne Isabella Milbanke (22)by special licence, at Seaham Hall in County Durham.

2009-08-01

Fashion model Rhea Durham (34) weds actor and producer Mark Wahlberg (41) at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills

Durham - Deaths
Date Event
1437-11-20

Thomas Langley, bishop of Durham, cardinal and lord chancellor (b. 1363)

1845-04-02

Philip Charles Durham, Royal Navy Admiral (b. 1763)

1889-12-21

Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61

1908-03-25

Durham Stevens, American diplomat (b. 1851)

1909-06-28

Israel Durham, Phillies president dies

1940-05-28

George Durham, Texas Rangers

1960-06-28

Louis Durham, A Crook's Sweetheart

1981-05-28

Mary Lou Williams, black musician, dies at 71 in Durham NC

1984-04-27

Richard Durham, The Greatest

1987-03-06

Eddie Durham, Arizona Dream

1989-01-16

Trey Wilson, actor (Bull Durham, Twins, Raising Arizona), dies

1990-04-15

Dorothea Durham, Cabin in the Sky

1995-10-09

Armin Ganz, Bull Durham

1998-12-21

Roger Avon, Durham actor (b. 1914)

1999-10-30

Max Patkin, Bull Durham

2006-02-16

Mike Durham, Cactus Jack Invades ECW

2008-03-05

Jeff Hyde, Bull Durham

2008-04-26

Nino Candido, Bull Durham

2008-07-06

Bobby Durham, American jazz drummer (b. 1937)

2009-01-09

Dave Dee, Meet Judith Durham

2009-05-01

Danny Gans, Bull Durham

2012-11-04

Jim Durham, The NBA on TBS

2015-03-19

Marilyn Durham, The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing

2016-03-10

Durham cricket pioneer Don Robson dies aged 82

2016-03-15

Extreme Weight Loss' Rod Durham dies aged 52


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