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DiocletianNov 20, 284

Christopher ColumbusOct 12, 1492

Charles IIMar 27, 1668

James CookAug 22, 1770

BismarckFeb 17, 1885

Nicholas IINov 4, 1910

GandhiJan 4, 1932

Anne LindberghMar 1, 1932

John D. Rockefeller JrMar 24, 1947

KhrushchevJun 28, 1963

JFKNov 23, 1963

Yoko OnoJun 6, 1971

Pat BradleyDec 7, 1975

Nancy LopezNov 12, 1978

Mike SchmidtOct 4, 1980

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East - Historical Events
Date Event
284-11-20

Diocletian is proclaimed Roman Emperor by his soldiers in the army of the east

379-01-19

Theodosius installed as co-emperor of East Roman Empire

921-11-07

Treaty of Bonn: East France & West France recognize each other

976-07-21

Emperor Otto II gives earl Leopold I, East Bavaria

1054-07-16

Three Roman legates fracture relations between Western and Eastern Christian churches by placing invalid Papal Bull of Excommunication on altar of Hagia Sophia during Saturday afternoon divine liturgy. Often dated as start of the East-West Schism.

1492-10-12

Christopher Columbus's expedition makes landfall on Caribbean island he names San Salvador (likely Watling Island, Bahamas). The explorer believes he has reached East Asia (OS 21 Oct)

1497-12-16

Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama sailing along African East Coast names it Natal, first European to sail so far

1534-03-26

Lübeck accepts free Dutch ships into East Sea

1541-04-07

Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies.

1594-03-12

Company of Distant established for business on East-Indies

1597-08-20

1st Dutch East India Company ships return from the Far East

1598-03-25

Cornelis de Houtman's fleet departs for East-Indies

1600-12-31

British East India Company chartered

1601-02-13

John Lancaster leads first East India Company voyage from London

1602-03-20

United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms

1603-12-18

First fleet of the Dutch East India Compnay under Admiral Steven van der Haghen departs for the East-Indies

1609-03-25

Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co

1609-09-01

Pieter Both sworn in as 1st governor general of Dutch East Indies

1613-02-20

Gerard Reynst appointed Dutch gov-gen of East-Indies

1617-10-31

Laurens Reael resigns as governor-general of East-Indies

1621-03-07

John Pieterszoon Coen's troops land on Lontor, East Indies

1633-10-22

Ming dynasty fight with Dutch East India Company that Battle of southern Fujian sea (1633), Ming dynasty won great victory.

1639-08-22

Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers.

1641-01-14

United East Indian Company conquerors city of Malakka, 7,000 killed

1643-12-25

Christmas Island founded and named by Captain William Mynors of the East India Ship Company vessel, the Royal Mary.

1650-04-20

Dutch East India Company (VOC) management sets new guidelines

1652-04-06

Cape Colony, the 1st European settlement in South Africa, established by Dutch East India Company under John of Riebeeck

1668-03-27

English king Charles II gives Bombay to East India Company

1697-02-04

Three Dutch East India Company ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia

1714-11-11

A highway in Bronx is laid out, later renamed East 233rd Street

1732-02-02

King Frederik Willem I moves Lutherans towards East-Prussia

1732-09-06

VOC dismisses Dutch east indies governor-general Diederik Dare

1748-08-16

"Geldermalsen" sails to East-Indies

1752-01-03

East Indies invasion "Geldermalsen" leaves at Malakka: 92 killed

1758-01-11

Russian troops occupy Königsberg, East-Prussia [NS=Jan 22]

1758-01-22

Russian troops occupy Königsberg, East Prussia [OS=Jan 11]

1770-08-22

James Cook's expedition lands on the east coast of Australia.

1773-10-14

American Revolutionary War: The United Kingdom's East India Company tea ships' cargo are burned at Annapolis, Maryland.

1800-01-01

Dutch East Indies Company dissolves

1804-03-26

Congress orders removal of Indians east of Mississippi to Louisiana

1806-07-10

The Vellore Mutiny is the first instance of a mutiny by Indian sepoys against the British East India Company.

1814-09-05

-15] Battle of Masurische Meren: Germans chase Russians out of East Prussia

1821-02-22

Spain sells (east) Florida to United States for $5 million

1822-03-30

Congress combined East & West Florida into Florida Territory

1830-03-10

The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created.

1835-12-29

The Treaty of New Echota is signed, ceding all the lands of the Cherokee east of the Mississippi River to the United States.

1839-01-19

Aden conquered by British East India Company

1849-02-28

1st boat load of gold rush prospectors arrives in SF from east coast

1851-07-13

John F Loudon discovers tin on East Indian Island of Billiton

1856-02-01

Auburn University is chartered as the East Alabama Male College.

1858-08-02

Government of India transferred from East India Company to Crown

1861-10-22

1st telegraph line linking West & East coasts completed

1862-04-21

Ellen Price Wood's "East Lynne" premieres in Boston

1865-07-02

One-time Methodist Reform Church minister William Booth and his wife Catherine found the Salvation Army (Army of the Salvation) as the East London Christian Mission

1865-11-11

Treaty of Sinchula is signed in which Bhutan ceded the areas east of the Teesta River to the British East India Company.

1870-03-07

Cin Red Stockings, 1st pro BB team, begin 8-mo tour of Midwest & East

1875-02-24

The SS Gothenburg hits the Great Barrier Reef and sinks off the Australian east coast, killing approximately 100, including a number of high profile civil servants and dignitaries.

1875-11-02

Verney Cameroon reaches Benguela Angola, from Africa's east coast

1875-11-28

British explorer Verney Cameron reaches East Africa

1882-03-04

Britain's first electric trams run in East London.

1882-08-07

Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die

1884-07-27

The East Cleveland Street Railway Company begins the first U.S. commercial electric streetcar line in Cleveland, Ohio, on the Bentley-Knight system

1885-02-12

Carl Peters founds German East-Africa Society

1885-02-17

Bismarck gives Carl Peters' firm management of East-Africa

1886-10-30

Great Britain and Germany agree boundaries in East Africa

1887-05-24

Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Association at East African harbors

1888-09-06

Queen Victoria grants William Mackinnons' Imperial British East Africa Company political & commercial rights

1888-12-19

Stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa

1889-02-14

1st train load of fruit (oranges) leaves LA for east

1889-03-23

The free Woolwich Ferry officially opens in east London.

1890-12-26

King Mwanga of Uganda signs contract with East Africa Company

1891-09-14

"Empire State Express" train goes from NYC to East Buffalo, a distance of 436 miles, in a record 7H6M

1893-01-06

Great Northern Railway connects Seattle with east coast

1897-02-11

White Rose Mission opens on East 97th Street, NYC

1901-11-26

Italy and Britain sign an agreement fixing the frontier between their colonies of Eritrea and Sudan in East Africa

1901-11-29

East 182nd Street in Bronx is paved & opened

1903-06-16

Roald Amundsen commences the first east-west navigation of the Northwest Passage by leaving Oslo, Norway.

1903-11-17

In the Treaty of Petropolis, Bolivia cedes the territory of Arce to Brazil; Bolivia gains rail and water outlets in the east

1904-06-15

Side-wheeler passenger paddlesteamer "General Slocum" burns in NY's East River (1,031 die)

1904-10-01

JB van Heutsz becomes governor general of Dutch East Indies

1905-04-01

British East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya

1905-05-27

Japanese fleet destroys Russian East Sea fleet in Straits of Tushima

1905-07-31

Matumbi rebellion at Samanga German East Africa

1905-08-14

Ngindo-rebellion killed 5 RC German clergymen in East-Africa

1905-08-16

Mbunga-rebellion occupy German post Ifakara East-Africa

1905-08-30

Pogoro/Ngindo attack Fort Mahenge German East-Africa

1905-08-31

Mbunga-rebellion takes German Fort Mahenge East-Africa

1905-09-23

Mbunga-siege of Fort Mahenge German East-Africa broken

1906-12-30

The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan.

1907-06-10

France and Japan sign an agreement to maintain the independence and integrity of China, equality for all nations in trading with China, and the status quo in the Far East

1908-05-26

At Masjed Soleyman (مسجد سليمان) in southwest Persia, the first major commercial oil strike in the Middle East is made. The rights to the resource are quickly acquired by the United Kingdom.

1910-11-04

Russian Tsar Nicholas II visits German Emperor Wilhelm II at Potsdam; they force tentative agreements on spheres of influence in the Middle East

1911-01-16

Pandora becomes 1st 2-man sailboat to round Cape Horn west to east

1911-10-10

The KCR East Rail commences service between Kowloon and Canton.

1914-01-13

IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia

1914-08-07

Russia invades East Prussia

1914-08-12

Russian troops take East-Prussia & occupy Marggrabowa

1914-08-20

Battle at Gumbinnen, East-Prussia: Russians beat Germans

1914-08-22

General Martos' troops occupy Soldau/Neidenburg East Prussia

1914-08-22

Von Ludendorff & von Hindenburg move into East Prussia enroute to Russia

1914-08-31

German troops reconquer Soldau/Neidenburg East-Prussia

1915-01-18

Japan issues the "Twenty-One Demands" to the Republic of China in a bid to increase its power in East Asia.

1915-11-06

1st military flight in Dutch East Indies (Tandjong Priok)

1916-05-06

Belgian troop march into Kigali, German East-Africa

1916-06-06

Voters in East Cleveland approves women suffrage

1916-09-19

Belgian troops conquer Tabora, German East Africa

1916-11-16

Eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff" premieres in NYC

1917-05-27

Race riot in East St Louis Illinois, 1 black killed

1917-06-14

1st German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East London

1917-07-01

Race riots in East St Louis Illinois (40 to 200 reported killed)

1917-07-02

Riots in East St Louis Mo

1918-04-23

Dover Patrol overthrows Germany U-boat in East Sea

1920-07-23

British East Africa renamed Kenya & becomes a British crown colony

1920-09-02

W Somerset Maugham's "East of Suez" premieres in London

1920-09-28

Dirk Fock appointed as governor-general of Dutch East Indies

1920-10-27

Westinghouse radio station in East Pittsburgh, KDKA begins

1923-01-18

1st radio telegraph message from Netherlands to Dutch East Indies

1923-03-14

Allies accepts Vilnus taking East-Galicia in Poland

1924-10-21

KLM Fokker's F7 H-NACC departs to Dutch East Indies

1925-08-01

Shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk & Netherland East-Indies

1925-12-26

1st East West football game at Ewing Park before 25,000 fans

1926-03-26

ACD de Graeff appointed gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies

1929-05-01

Farm workers strike begins in East-Groningen

1931-06-10

Norway occupies East Greenland

1932-01-04

British East Indies Viceroy Willingdon arrests Gandhi & Nehru

1932-03-01

The 20 month old son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh is kidnapped from their home in East Amwell, New Jersey in what became known as the "Lindbergh kidnapping"

1932-08-18

Englishman James Mollisson is 1st to fly east to west over Atlantic

1932-09-09

Steamboat SS Observation explodes in NYC East River (71 killed)

1933-09-10

1st Negro League All-Star Game, West beats East 11-7 (Comiskey Park)

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.

1934-07-03

FDIC pays off 1st insured depositors, Fon du Lac Bank, East Peoria IL

1934-10-22

In East Liverpool, Ohio, notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

1938-11-10

8.3 earthquake shakes East of Shumagin Islands, Alaska

1938-11-16

K B Regiment refuses round-table conference in East-India

1939-01-14

All commercial ferry service to East Bay ends

1939-12-26

Earthquake in East Anatolia Turkey

1940-06-21

The first successful west-to-east navigation of Northwest Passage begins at Vancouver, British Columbia.

1941-11-26

Japanese naval carrier force left its base & moves east toward Pearl Harbor

1941-12-09

1st US WW II bombing mission in Far East, Luzon, Philippines

1942-01-13

German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast

1942-02-28

Japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies

1942-04-14

Destroyer Roper sinks German U-85 of US east coast

1942-04-28

Nightly "dim-out" begins along US East Coast

1942-06-09

German-Neth press reports, 3 million Dutch sent to East-Europe

1942-08-06

Churchill fires Gen Auchinlek as Middle-East commander

1943-10-03

British 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy

1944-07-18

7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen

1944-08-01

Adam Clayton Powell elected 1st black congressman from East

1944-08-26

US 12nd Army Corps crosses river Seine East of Paris

1945-03-24

Operation Varsity: British, US & Canadian airborne landings east of the Rhine

1945-04-02

1st US units reach east coast of Okinawa

1945-04-09

World War II: The Battle of Königsberg, East Prussia, ends.

1945-05-03

WWII: German ship "Cap Arcona" laden with prisoners sunk by Royal Air Force in East Sea, 5,800 killed - one of largest maritime losses of life

1945-08-17

Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) declares independence from The Netherlands

1945-12-05

"Lost Squadron" crashes east of Florida (Bermuda Triangle)

1946-03-02

Dutch troops land on East Bali

1946-04-07

Part of East Prussia incorporated into Russian SFSR

1946-04-21

Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany

1947-01-02

Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali

1947-03-24

John D. Rockefeller Jr donates NYC East River site to the UN

1948-11-30

Soviets set up a separate municipal government in East Berlin

1949-05-30

East German constitution approved

1949-06-01

British government grants Cyrenaica (East-Libya) independence

1949-11-29

Uranium mine explosions in East Germany kills 3,700

1950-07-26

KNIL (Royal Dutch East Indies Army) unites

1950-09-15

East German premier Grotewohl pleads for German reunification

1951-03-02

1st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 111-94 at Boston

1952-06-13

Soviet fighters shoot Swedish Dakota down over East Sea, kills 8

1952-07-12

East German SED decides to form German DR army

1953-04-07

1st west-to-east jet transatlantic nonstop flight

1953-06-17

Riots in East Germany for reunification

1954-01-17

NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 20-9

1954-07-14

117°F (47°C), East St Louis, Illinois (state record)

1954-08-30

Hurricane Carol kills 68 on the US East Coast

1955-01-16

NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 26-19

1955-02-19

South East Asia Collective Defense Treaty goes into effect

1955-05-14

Warsaw Pact is signed by the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland & Romania

1956-01-15

NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 31-30

1956-05-12

East Pakistan struck by cyclone & tidal waves

1956-07-10

Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu, Mamelodi, east of Pretoria, South Africa, a soldier of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the armed wing of the ANC

1957-01-05

Eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Mid East

1957-01-13

NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 19-10

1957-06-14

42.0 cm rain falls on East St Louis, Illinois (state record)

1957-06-15

42.01 cm (16.54") of rainfall, East St Louis, Ill (state record)

1957-09-17

The North East Humanists group is founded in Newcastle upon Tyne.

1958-01-12

NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 26-7

1959-01-11

NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 28-21

1959-02-03

American Airlines Electra crashes in NY's East River, killing 65

1959-06-23

Convicted Manhattan Project spy Klaus Fuchs is released after only nine years in prison and allowed to emigrate to Dresden, East Germany (where he resumed a scientific career).

1960-01-17

NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-21

1960-01-22

10th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 125-115 at Philadelphia

1960-08-30

East Germany imposes a partial blockade on West Berlin

1960-09-08

German Democratic Republic limits access to East-Berlin for West Berliners

1960-09-30

West Germany signs trade agreement with East Germany

1960-10-11

Hurricane ravages East-Pakistan (6,000 die)

1961-01-15

NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 35-31

1961-08-13

Construction of the Berlin Wall begins in East Germany

1961-08-16

250,000 West Berliners demonstrate against East Berlin

1961-08-20

East Germany begins erecting 5' high wall along the border with the west to replace the barbed wire put up Aug 13

1961-08-23

East Germany imposed new curbs on travel between West & East Berlin

1961-10-01

East & West Cameroon merge as Federal Republic of Cameroon

1962-01-07

AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 47-27

1962-01-14

NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 31-30

1962-01-24

28 refugees escape from East to West Germany

1962-07-17

East Berliner Peter Fechter flees over Berlin Wall

1962-10-08

Spiegel scandal: Der Spiegel publishes the article "Bedingt abwehrbereit" ("Conditionally prepared for defense") about a NATO manoeuver called "Fallex 62", which uncovered the sorry state of the Bundeswehr (Germany's army) facing the communist threat from the east at the time. The magazine was soon accused of treason.

1963-01-13

AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14

1963-01-13

NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 30-20

1963-04-10

USS Thresher, a nuclear powered submarine, sinks 220 miles east of Boston

1963-06-28

Khrushchev visits East-Berlin

1963-10-13

15th Ryder Cup: US beats 23-9 at East Lake Country Club (Atlanta, Georgia, US)

1963-11-23

JFK's body lay in repose in East Room of White House

1963-12-12

Kenya (formerly British East Africa) declares independence from UK

1963-12-17

West & East Berlin sign accord about travel rules

1964-01-12

NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 31-17

1964-01-14

14th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 111-107 at Boston

1964-01-19

AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 27-24

1964-03-10

US reconnaissance plane shot down over East Germany

1965-01-10

NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 34-14

1965-01-16

AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-14

1965-02-24

East German president Ulbricht visits Egypt

1965-11-09

Hurricane hits north east US/Canada

1966-01-15

NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 36-7

1966-01-29

Snow storm in north east US kills 165

1966-12-02

Love, Moby Grape & Lee Michaels perform at Fillmore East

1967-01-21

AFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 30-23

1967-01-22

NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 20-10

1967-04-03

113 East Europeans attending World Amateur hockey championships in Vienna, ask for political asylum

1967-06-07

Israel captures Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem, Jericho & Bethlehem

1967-06-28

Israel annexes East Jerusalem

1967-08-08

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore & Thailand meet to form Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

1967-09-08

The formal end of steam traction in the North East of England by British Railways.

1968-01-09

1st ABA All-Star Game: East 126 beats West 120 at Indiana

1968-01-21

AFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 25-24

1968-01-21

NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-20

1968-03-08

Fillmore East opens

1968-04-06

94.5% of East German voters approve new socialist constitution

1968-04-08

New socialist constitution of East Germany takes effect

1968-05-11

The Toronto Transit Commission opens the largest expansion of its Bloor-Danforth Line, going to Scarborough in the east, and Etobicoke in the west.

1968-06-30

East German Communist Party leader Walter Ulbricht receives "Order of October Revolution"

1969-01-19

AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-25

1969-01-19

NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 10-7

1969-01-21

22nd NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 3-3 at Montreal

1969-01-28

2nd ABA All-Star Game: West 133 beats East 127 at Louisville

1969-03-04

The Kray brothers, Ronald and Reginald, London East End gang bosses, are found guilty of murder. Both will die in captivity.

1969-04-14

Tornado strikes Dacca East Pakistan killing 540

1969-07-25

1st performance of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Fillmore East, NY)

1969-09-24

NY Mets clinch NL East pennant

1970-01-17

AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 26-3

1970-01-18

NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 16-13

1970-01-20

20th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 142-135 at Philadelphia

1970-01-20

23rd NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 4-1 at St Louis

1970-01-24

3rd ABA All-Star Game: West 128 beats East 98 at Indiana

1970-04-24

China PR launches its 1st satellite transmitting song "East is Red"

1970-10-12

Rock Memorabilia Auction at Filmore East

1970-11-12

240 KPH cyclone hits East Pakistan (Bangladesh); 3-500,000 die

1970-11-12

Cyclone Bhola makes landfall, deadliest tropical cyclone recorded kills up to 500,000 in East Pakistan (modern Bangladesh),

1971-01-19

24th NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 2-1 at Boston

1971-01-23

4th ABA All-Star Game: East 126 beats West 122 at Carolina

1971-03-13

Live at Fillmore East recorded

1971-03-26

Bangladesh (East Pakistan) declares its independence

1971-04-29

Bill Graham closes down Fillmore & Fillmore East

1971-05-03

Erich Honecker succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader

1971-06-06

John Lennon & Yoko Ono unannounced appearance at Fillmore East in NYC

1971-06-28

Fillmore East closes

1971-12-16

Bangladesh (East Pakistan) declares independence from Pakistan

1972-01-10

Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan

1972-01-11

East-Pakistan becomes independent state of Bangladesh

1972-01-21

Assam's North East Frontier Agency becomes Arunachal Pradesh terr

1972-01-22

22nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 112-110 at LA

1972-01-25

25th NHL All-Star Game: East beats West 3-2 at Minnesota

1972-01-29

5th ABA All-Star Game: East 142 beats West 115 at Louisville

1972-08-14

East German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, killing 156

1972-09-10

WKAR TV channel 23 in East Lansing, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-10-16

A Protestant youth member (15) of the Ulster Defence Association, and a UDA member (26) are run over by British Army vehicles during riots in east Belfast

1972-12-21

Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany

1973-01-23

23rd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 104-84 at Chicago

1973-01-30

26th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at NY Rangers

1973-02-06

6th ABA All-Star Game: West 123 beats East 111 at Utah

1973-06-25

Udo Beyer of East Germany puts the shot a record 20.47 m

1973-10-03

Willi Stoph succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader

1974-01-15

24th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 134-123 at Seattle

1974-01-20

7th ABA All-Star Game: East 128 beats West 112 at Virginia

1974-01-29

27th NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 6-4 at Chicago

1974-04-03

The Super Outbreak : tornadoes in the east, south & midwest United States killed approximately 315 people, with nearly 5,500 injured

1974-08-11

Coup in East-Timor under UDT

1974-12-08

Sandra Post wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open

1975-01-28

8th ABA All-Star Game: East 151 beats West 124 at San Antonio

1975-09-19

Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor

1975-11-28

Democratic Republic of East-Timor proclaimed

1975-12-07

Indonesian army occupies East Timor

1975-12-07

Pat Bradley wins Colgate-Far East Ladies Tournament Golf Tournament

1976-02-01

East Lansing police arrest Dodgers reliever Mike Marshall for taking batting practice at Mich State U after he is warned not to

1976-02-03

26th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 123-109 at Philadelphia

1976-06-02

East Timor People's Assembly accepts annexation by Indonesia

1976-06-17

Indonesia annexes Portuguese East-Timor

1976-07-17

Indonesian president Suharto annexes East Timor

1976-08-21

Battle, East Sussex: Mary Langdon becomes 1st British firewoman

1976-09-26

Phillies clinch their 1st NL East Division title

1976-11-27

Amy Alcott wins LPGA Colgate-Far East Golf Championship

1977-09-27

Phillies clinch 2nd straight NL East Division title

1977-10-01

Yanks win 2nd consecutive AL East title

1977-11-13

Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open

1978-06-29

VP Walter F Mondale begins trip to Mid-East

1978-08-26

Soyuz 31 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 East German) to Salyut 6

1978-09-30

Phillies clinch NL East title

1978-09-30

Cleveland, Houston, NY, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Phillies win 3rd consecutive NL East Division title

1978-10-02

Syrian & Palestinians shoot in East Beirut, 1,300 killed

1978-10-02

Yanks win 3rd straight AL East beating Red Sox 5-4 in a playoff game. Guidry wins #25 aided by Dent's homer & Pinella's fielding

1978-11-10

Israel's top negotiators broke away from Middle East peace talks

1978-11-12

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open

1979-08-20

The East Coast Main Line rail route between England and Scotland is restored when the Penmanshiel Diversion opens.

1979-10-29

Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open

1980-02-03

30th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 144-136 (OT) at Washington

1980-08-01

Gerd Wessig of East Germany set high jump record

1980-10-04

Mike Schmidt's 2-run HR clinches NL East title for Phillies

1981-02-01

31st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 123-120 at Cleveland

1981-04-02

Heavy battle between Christian militia & Syrian army in East Lebanon

1981-10-27

The Soviet submarine U 137 runs aground on the east coast of Sweden.

1982-01-31

32nd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 120-118 at New Jersey

1982-09-27

Cards clinching NL East title

1982-10-03

Milwaukee whips Baltimore 10-2 to win AL East championship

1983-02-13

33rd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 132-123 at LA

1983-06-25

Udo Beyer of East Germany sets record for shot put, 22.22 m

1983-07-18

Despite being in 1st place in NL East, Phils fire manager Pat Corrales

1984-01-29

34th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 154-145 (OT) at Denver

1984-07-20

Uwe Hohn of East Germany throws javelin a record 104.8 m

1984-09-18

Tigers clinch AL East championship (spent all year in 1st place)

1984-09-24

Cubs clinch NL East title

1984-10-04

Detroit Tigers clinch AL East

1985-02-10

35th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 140-129 at Indiana

1985-08-03

"Nihilator" set harness pacing mile (1:49.6) in East Rutherford, NJ

1985-08-31

Night Stalker suspect that terrorized S California captured in East LA

1985-10-27

Hurricane Juan ravages US Gulf states & east coast, 49 die

1986-01-21

Bomb attack in East-Beirut, 27 killed

1986-02-09

36th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 139-132 at Dallas

1986-06-21

Heike Drechsler of East Germany long jumps 7.45 m (women's record)

1986-07-28

Bomb attack in East Beirut, 25 killed

1986-08-29

Heike Drechsler of East Germany ties world women's 200 m mark (21.71s)

1986-09-17

Mets clinch NL East Championship

1986-12-12

Russian Tupolev-134 crashes in East Berlin, 70 killed

1987-02-08

37th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 154-149 (OT) at Seattle

1987-05-05

Detroit Tigers are 11 games back in AL, but go on to win AL East

1988-02-07

38th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 138-133 at Chicago

1988-03-31

Last East Limburg coal mine closes in Gent Belgium

1988-06-13

Boston Red Sox are 10 games back in AL, & go on to win AL East

1988-11-25

Widespread earthquake hits North East US, Canada, no damage reported

1989-02-12

39th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 143-134 at Houston

1989-05-23

Cleve loses & drop to 21-22, this is the latest a sub .500 team is in 1st place (AL East)

1989-07-05

Toronto Blue Jays are 10 games back in AL, & go on to win AL East

1989-09-10

East Germans begin their flight to west (via Hungary & Czechoslovakia)

1989-09-30

Toronto Blue Jays wins AL East title

1989-10-01

Thousands of East Germans flee to West Germany

1989-10-18

East German state/party leader Erich Honecker, resigns

1989-11-09

East Berlin opens its borders

1989-12-01

East Germany drops communist monopoly from its constitution

1990-02-11

40th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 130-113 at Miami

1990-03-18

1st free elections in East Germany, Conservatives beat Communists

1990-04-12

1st meeting of East German democratically elected parliament, acknowledges responsibility for Nazi holocaust & asks for forgivenesss

1990-04-24

West & East Germany agree to merge currency & economies on July 1st

1990-05-18

East and West Germany sign a monetary union treaty

1990-06-30

East & West Germany merge their economies

1990-08-10

The Massacre of more than 127 Muslims in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitaries.

1990-08-23

East & West Germany announced that they would unite on Oct 3

1990-08-31

East & West Germany sign a treaty to join legal & political systems

1990-09-12

US, England, France, USSR, East & West Germanys sign agreements allowing 2 Germanys to merge

1990-09-24

East Germany leaves Warsaw Pact

1990-09-30

Pittsburgh Pirates wins NL East title

1990-10-03

Reunification of East & West Germany. West German flag raised above Brandenburg Gate on the stroke of midnight

1990-10-04

Regional elections held, in what is East Germany

1990-12-13

US Secretary of State Baker questions Iraq's seriousness about Middle East peace

1991-02-05

Big East Football conference forms

1991-02-10

41st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 116-114 at Charlotte

1991-04-15

East-Europe Bank forms in London

1991-10-02

Toronto Blue Jays clinches AL East title & becomes 1st team to draw 4 million fans

1991-10-30

Mid East peace conference begins in Madrid Spain

1991-11-04

Mid East peace conference ends in Madrid Spain

1991-11-12

Dili Massacre, Indonesian forces open fire on a crowd of student protesters in Dili, East Timor.

1992-02-09

42nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-113 at Orlando

1992-02-09

NBA All Star Game - West beats East 153-113

1992-02-13

West beats East 14 to 9 in Major Soccer League all star game

1992-09-27

Pittsburgh Pirates win their 3rd straight NL East title

1992-10-03

Toronto Blue Jays win AL East title

1992-10-04

1st time AL East & West champs have same record (96-66)-Tor & Oak

1993-02-21

43rd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 135-132 (OT) at Salt Lake City

1993-03-13

Blizzard of '93 hits north-east US

1993-05-21

Opposition leader Xanana Gusmao of East-Timor sentenced to life

1993-07-05

Kurd guerrillas murder 32 villager in East Turkey

1993-11-13

7.1 seaquake east of Kamchatka

1994-01-22

45th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 9-8 at NY Rangers

1994-01-22

East beats West 9-8 in 45th NHL All Star Game at Madison Square Garden in NYC

1994-02-13

44th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 127-118 at Minneapolis

1994-07-31

102.7°F (39.3°C) in Pleschen, East-Germany

1994-12-29

B737-400 flies into a mountain at Edremit East Turkey, 54 killed

1995-02-12

45th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 139-112 at Phoenix

1996-01-20

46th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at Fleet Center Boston

1996-02-11

46th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 129-118 at San Antonio

1996-06-11

Exxon states that it will begin work on its $15-billion Sakhalin I oil and natural gas development in Russia's Far East

1997-01-18

47th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 11-7 at San Jose Arena

1997-02-09

47th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 132-120 at Cleveland

1997-08-21

Typhoon Winnie kills 140, injures 3,000 in East China

1997-08-25

Egon Krenz, the former East German leader, is convicted of a shoot-to-kill Berlin Wall policy.

1998-02-08

48th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 135-114 at NYC

1999-08-30

East Timorese vote for independence in a referendum.

1999-09-12

Indonesia announces it will allow international peace-keepers into East Timor.

2001-07-05

Australia and East Timor sign an agreement to share royalties from oil and natural gas production in the Timor Sea, which separates the two countries

2002-05-20

The independence of East Timor is recognized by Portugal, formally ending 23 years of Indonesian rule and 3 years of provisional UN administration (Portugal itself was the former colonizer of East Timor until 1976).

2002-09-27

Timor-Leste (East Timor) joins the United Nations.

2003-08-28

An electricity blackout cuts off power to around 500,000 people living in south east England and brings 60% of London's underground rail network to a halt.

2006-07-04

North Korea tests four short-range missiles, one medium-range missile, and a long-range Taepodong-2. The long-range Taepodong-2 reportedly fails in mid-air over the Sea of Japan/East Sea.

2008-02-11

In East Timor, assassination attempts were made on Xanana Gusmao and Jose Ramos-Horta. Both failed.

2011-03-11

An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km (80 miles) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.

2012-03-03

Lorry crash in east Guinea kills 50 and injures 27

2012-03-06

Francisco Xavier do Amaral, East Timorese President, dies at 75

2012-07-02

Monsoon rain in East India kills at least 79 people and leaves 2.2 million homeless

2012-12-17

10 girls collecting firewood are killed by a mine blast in east Afghanistan

2013-01-08

130 wildfires across Australia's east coast force thousands to evacuate their homes

2014-03-12

8 people are killed, 70 are injured, & 2 buildings are leveled by a gas explosion in East Harlem, New York

2016-06-03

Middle East peace talks to start in Paris

2016-09-18

Middle East|US Admits to Strike in Syria That Russia Says Killed 62 Syrian Troops

2016-10-04

Middle East|US Suspends Talks With Russia on Syria

2016-11-24

At Least 40 Killed in East China Scaffolding Collapse

2017-06-06

50 years today since the start of the 1967 Middle East War

2017-12-11

Middle East protests erupt after Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital

2018-03-12

All five passengers died after helicopter crashes in New York City's East River

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East - Notable Birthdays

Christopher WrenOct 20, 1632

Jonathan EdwardsOct 5, 1703

Connie MackDec 22, 1862

Tupac ShakurJun 16, 1971

East - Birthdays
Date Event
384-09-09

Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423)

1462-02-14

Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)

1547-09-16

Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch East Indies poet

1588-02-19

Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies

1613-09-25

Claude Perrault, Paris, French Architect and Physician (east facade of the Louvre)

1619-06-24

Rijcklof Volckertsz van Goens, governor-general (Neth East Indies)

1632-10-20

Christopher Wren, East Knoyle, Wiltshire, England, astronomer/great architect (St. Paul's Cathedral), (d. 1723)

1635-05-04

Willem van Outhoorn, Dutch governor-general (Dutch East Indies)

1653-10-18

Abraham van Riebeeck, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1713)

1671-05-22

Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)

1685-01-07

Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company

1703-10-05

Jonathan Edwards, East Windsor, Connecticut Colony, Christian preacher, philosopher, and theologian (Original Sin)

1704-11-28

Jacob Mossel, governor-general (Dutch East Indies)

1762-03-07

Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company)

1780-02-02

Johannes van den Bosch, gov-gen (Neth East Indies)

1803-04-18

Charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen of Neth East Indies (1856-61)

1812-11-04

Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/East poet (Lettere a Maria)

1814-01-17

Ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey)

1814-01-17

Mrs. Henry Wood, East Lynne

1839-03-31

Nikolay Przhevalsky, naturalist, explorer of east central Asia (OS)

1847-04-13

Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Neth East-Indies)

1848-11-04

Joseph R. Grismer, Way Down East

1850-01-18

Seth Low, Opening of New East River Bridge, New York

1851-02-03

Johannes B van Heutsz, lt-gen/gov-gen Dutch East Indies

1853-09-04

Hermann von Wissmann, German Africa explorer/governor East-Africa

1860-01-10

Louis Stern, Where East Is East

1860-02-14

Major Gordon W. 'Pawnee Bill' Lillie, Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Far East

1862-01-23

David Hilbert, Königsberg East Prussia, mathematician

1862-08-21

Burr McIntosh, Way Down East

1862-12-22

Connie Mack, East Brookfield, Massachusetts, HOF baseball executive/manager (Phila A's 1900-1950), (d. 1956)

1865-10-17

George Neville, Way Down East

1869-03-21

Vivia Ogden, Way Down East

1870-03-16

E.M. Newman, High Spots of the Far East

1870-03-20

Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Prussian general/politician (East Africa)

1873-02-22

Muhammad Iqbal, Dutch East Indies lawyer/poet/philosopher

1873-10-27

Philip Hubbard, East Is East

1874-07-03

Āpirana Ngata, Te Araroa on the East Coast of New Zealand, a prominent Maori New Zealand politician and lawyer

1875-01-22

Bonifacius C de Jonge, governor (Dutch East Indies)

1878-12-27

Porter Strong, Way Down East

1879-10-04

Edward Murray East, Du Quoin Illinois, American Botanist and Geneticist who developed hybrid corn

1880-12-01

Anna Dewey, East of Eden

1882-01-25

Edgar Nelson, Way Down East

1882-05-24

Creighton Hale, Cork Ireland, actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East)

1883-08-23

Jonathan M. Wainwright, Midway Is East

1884-10-25

Victor Georg, Way Down East

1886-05-27

E. Lloyd Sheldon, Dawn of the East

1889-05-19

Florence Short, Way Down East

1889-06-06

Nona Thomas, The Girl from the East

1892-11-21

Mrs. Wong Wing, Where East Is East

1895-01-01

J. Edgar Hoover, Walk East on Beacon!

1895-11-26

William Wilson (Bill), East Dorset, Vermont, co-founder (alcoholics anonymous), (d. 1971)

1898-10-21

Amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/gov-gen of Ital East-Africa

1899-04-30

Lucie Mannheim, Berlin, actress (East Meets West, 39 Steps)

1905-01-01

Charles Melvin Price, East St. Louis, Illinois, a longtime member of the US House of Representatives

1905-03-10

Betty Amann, East of Shanghai

1906-05-04

Esmond Knight, East Sheen England, actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder)

1906-09-25

Phyllis Pearsall, East Dulwich, London, British painter and writer (A to Z Map Company)

1907-06-27

William Lively, East Side Kids

1908-11-19

Alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches)

1909-03-04

Leonid Malyugin, The Train Goes East

1911-01-10

Jan Boon, [Tjalie Robinson], Dutch East Indies publicist (Tong Tong)

1912-08-25

Erich Honecker, Germany, Pres (East Germany)

1912-10-08

George Church, East of Eden

1913-01-01

William R. Forman, Krakatoa: East of Java

1913-11-19

Stewart East, The Golden Toad

1914-10-06

Vilma Kurer, Walk East on Beacon!

1914-12-30

Jo Van Fleet, Oakland, California, American actress (Cool Hand Luke, East Eden)

1915-07-24

Frank Thistlethwaite, vice chancellor (University of East Anglia)

1916-04-11

Joyce Bryant, East Side Kids

1916-05-20

Owen Chadwick, chancellor (U of East Anglia)

1916-11-21

Bud Perkins, Fastest Gun in the East

1917-05-21

Rudolf Klicks, The Riders of German East Africa

1918-08-09

Harold Gordon, East of Eden

1919-12-25

Noele Gordon, East Ham London, British actress (Crossroads)

1920-11-13

Jack Elam, Miami, Arizona, American actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo)

1920-12-17

Armin Mueller-Stahl, Tilsit East Prussia, actor (Kafka, Music Box)

1921-03-12

Gordon MacRae, East Orange NJ, singer/actor (Oklahoma, Carousel)

1921-07-18

Alberico Vitalini, East of Kilimanjaro

1921-07-31

Harris Berger, East Side Kids

1921-08-03

Marilyn Maxwell, actress (East of Sumatra)

1922-04-19

Ward Londelius, Headin' East

1922-06-01

Joan Caulfield, East Orange NJ, actress (Liz-My Favorite Husband)

1922-08-16

Ernie Freeman, Dinah East

1922-09-01

Joe Astroth, East Alton, Illinois, MLB player (Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics), (d. 2013)

1922-10-18

Lidiya Dranovskaya, The Train Goes East

1923-11-18

Alan B Shepard Jr, East Derry NH, Rear Adm USN/astro (Merc 3, Ap 14)

1925-04-04

Elizabeth Wilson, Grand Rapids Mich, actor (Doc, East Side/West Side)

1925-12-02

Julie Harris, Grosse Pt Mich, actress (Bell Jar, East of Eden), (d. 2013)

1925-12-02

Julie Harris, East of Eden

1926-07-09

O'Neill Nolan, East of the River

1927-9-21

Cliff Gould, Krakatoa: East of Java

1928-01-27

Hans Modrow, a German politician, premier of East Germany

1928-02-05

Pananayiotis Taki Vatikiotis, middle east scholar

1928-07-05

Warren Oates, Depoy Ky, actor (East of Eden, Stoney Burke)

1928-12-23

Frank Pratt Jr., The Trolley at East Troy

1929-02-07

Charles Street, The Trolley at East Troy

1929-11-13

Leland Murray, Dinah East

1929-9-18

Billy Daydoge, Wagons East

1930-10-26

Shirley Abicair, East of Howerd

1931-11-30

Gunther Herbig, Usti-nad-Labem Czech, conductor (East Berlin Orch)

1932-03-20

Robert East, Elveszett illúziók

1932-08-07

Ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie)

1932-9-10

John M. East, Mary Millington's World Striptease Extravaganza

1935-05-12

Gary Peacock, The Keith Jarrett Trio: Live at Open Theatre East

1936-10-05

Annerose Schmidt, East German pianist

1937-01-22

Joseph Wambaugh, East Pittsburgh Pa, police writer (Onion Fields)

1937-03-19

Egon Krenz, President of East Germany

1937-10-26

Dave Gavitt, formed Basketball's Big East Conference (1979)

1938-04-20

Peter Snow, 1973 Middle East

1938-05-19

Moisés da Costa Amaral, East Timorese leader (d. 1989)

1939-08-25

John Bardon, East Is East

1939-08-25

Sumi Haru, Krakatoa: East of Java

1939-12-30

Mircea Andreescu, 12:08 East of Bucharest

1940-12-12

Dionne Warwick, East Orange NJ, singer (Solid Gold, Way to San Jose)

1941-05-24

Baroness Hollis of Heigham, history lecturer (U of East Anglia)

1941-09-04

Ramesh Sethi, East African cricketer

1942-01-29

Ismael 'East' Carlo, General Hospital

1942-03-28

Conrad Schumann, East German border guard (d. 1998)

1942-9-22

Carlos East, Isle of the Snake People

1943-08-26

Ron East, Super Bowl V

1944-04-12

John Kay [Joachim Krauledat], Tilsit, East Prussia, rock vocalist (Steppenwolf)

1944-05-25

Joyce Rae, East of Hope Street

1945-04-04

Walter Charles, East Strousberg PA, actor (Fletch Lives, Weeds)

1945-11-11

Niaz Ahmed, cricketer (1st & last East Pakistani to play Test cricket)

1946-02-02

Fernando Colomo, The Near East

1946-06-20

Xanana Gusmão, President of East Timor

1946-07-03

Joe Taylor, Dinah East

1946-10-13

Edwina Currie, London and South East

1947-07-19

Hans-Jürgen Kreische, East German footballer

1947-9-20

Billy Bang, Ritual Trio: Live at the River East Art Center

1948-01-03

Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)

1948-01-20

Natan Sharansky, Relentless: Struggle for Peace in the Middle East

1948-02-03

Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo, East Timor politician, Nobel Peace laureate

1948-02-03

C.F. Ximenes Belo, Bitter Paradise: The Sell-out of East Timor

1948-08-11

Don Boyd, director (Goldeneye, 21, East of Elephant Rock)

1948-11-16

Jay Kerr, East Meets West

1949-10-17

Timothy Bottoms, Santa Barbara California, actor (Adam-East of Eden)

1949-12-26

José Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor, Nobel laureate

1950-02-04

Linda Bassett, East Is East

1950-06-04

Wayne Powers, New Rochelle NY, actor (Laverne & Shirley, 13 East)

1950-08-09

Andy Davis, Dinah East

1950-10-18

Om Puri, East Is East

1950-12-22

Dianne Heyden, East L.A. Warriors

1951-04-13

Joachim Streich, East German footballer

1951-06-03

Denise Williams, Far East

1951-06-21

Nils Lofgren, Chicago, guitarist/singer/songwriter (East Street Band)

1951-08-30

Timothy Bottoms, Santa Barbara CA, actor (Paper Chase, East of Eden)

1951-12-28

Ian Buruma, Anglo-Dutch scholar and writer on Japan and the Far East.

1952-02-17

Karin Janz, East German gymnast

1954-02-06

Jade East, Puss 'n Boots

1955-03-11

[Kater]Nina Hagen, East Berlin German DR, actress (Blue Angel)

1955-12-08

Nathan East, Eric Clapton

1956-06-02

Vincent Pollard, Dinah East

1956-10-03

Hart Bochner, Toronto, actor (Aron-East of Eden, Supergirl, Die Hard)

1957-03-08

Clive Burr, East Ham, London, drummer (Iron Maiden 1979-82), (d. 2013)

1957-03-31

Mary Cadorette, East Hartford Ct, actress (Vicky-3's a Crowd)

1957-05-22

Nate Thomas, East of Hope Street

1957-06-12

Timothy Busfield, East Lansing Mich, actor (Elliot-30 Something)

1957-10-27

Jeff East, Kansas City, Missouri, American actor (Huckleberry Finn, Superman)

1957-10-27

Jeff East, Superman

1958-01-24

Frank Ullrich, East Germany, world biathlon champion

1958-05-29

Deborah Mollison, East Is East

1958-06-16

Ulrike Tauber, East German swimmer

1958-11-17

East Bay Ray, The Social Network

1959-01-15

'Sister' Carol East, Rachel Getting Married

1959-07-27

David East, cricketer

1960-01-23

Misha Mck, East Orange NJ, actress (Gerri-Me & Mrs C)

1960-07-26

LaTaunya Pollard, East Chic Ind, (Olympics-1980, 84)

1960-12-12

Volker Beck, East/West - Sex & Politics

1961-10-06

Kathrin Dörre, East German marathoner (Olympic-bronze-1988)

1962-03-06

Luis Raul, East Side Story

1962-08-01

Joetta Clark, East Orange NJ, 800m runner (Olympic-1992)

1963-07-29

Caroline Paul, East WInd, Rain

1964-03-29

Ming Tsai, East Meets West with Ming Tsai

1964-04-17

Jeet Matharru, Woman from the East

1964-04-20

Jeff Turner, East End Babylon

1964-12-03

Judit Gombos, East of Paris

1964-9-04

Richard Perez-Feria, East Side Story

1965-01-09

Carin Garbarra, East Orange NJ, soccer forward (Olympics-96)

1965-01-09

Cindy Brooks, East Hampton CT, rower (Olympics-96)

1965-04-28

Takayuki Takemoto, East Wind Rain

1965-10-23

Craig Repass, Wagons East

1965-10-30

Charnele Brown, East Hampton NY, actress (Kim-A Different World)

1966-04-15

Samantha Karen Fox, East End London England, singer (Touch Me)

1967-05-04

John Child, East York Ontario, beach volleyballer (Olympics-bronze-96)

1967-08-13

Richard Matthews, 31 North 62 East

1968-07-18

Kevin Brauch, A Feast from the Far East

1968-07-25

Alec East, Die Another Day

1968-12-16

Julián Teurlais, The Near East

1969-02-12

Shkumbin Istrefi, East, West, East: The Final Sprint

1969-04-05

Ellen-Alinda Verhoeff, Abbie Down East

1969-06-13

Nick East, Nothing to Hide II: Justine

1969-11-17

Darlene Mann, East Side Story

1969-12-29

Tereza Kopácová, East Side Story

1970-02-24

Raji James, East Is East

1970-04-18

Heike Friedrich, East Germany swimmer (world record 200m)

1971-06-16

Tupac Shakur, East Harlem New York, American rap star/actor (Juice, Bullet) (killed in 1996)

1971-07-05

Donna Faber, East Orange NJ, tennis star

1971-08-07

Jauretsi Saizarbitoria, East of Havana

1972-08-13

David Wyble Jr., All Access: PAX East

1972-08-28

Laura Day, Savannah: East 55th Street

1973-03-26

Larry Page, East Lansing, Michigan, American search engine pioneer and co-founder of Google

1973-12-11

Ralph Intranuovo, East York, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)

1974-01-05

Iwan Thomas, North East England

1974-02-22

Andrew White, East Yorkshire Walks with Andrew White

1974-06-26

Fiona Pears, 31 North 62 East

1975-06-16

Heather Peace, 31 North 62 East

1975-06-27

Asier Etxeandia, The Near East

1975-07-21

Chris Bisson, East Is East

1975-11-11

Corbett Redford, Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk

1975-11-13

Nicolas Richard, Stockholm East

1975-12-12

Asanio Lara, East of Hope Street

1975-12-17

Nick Farrell, East York Ontario, boxer (Olympics-96)

1976-05-06

Jennifer 'Tiger' Torre, Jan-Gel, the Beast from the East

1977-03-05

Wally Szczerbiak, 2009 East Finals Game 5: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers

1977-08-24

Anthony Marchitiello, Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk

1977-9-15

Cory Schneider, East Side Story

1978-10-06

Ricky Hatton, Pacquiao vs. Hatton: The Battle of East and West

1978-10-29

Christina Krawetz, East of Euclid

1978-12-17

Manny Pacquiao, Pacquiao vs. Hatton: The Battle of East and West

1979-01-26

René Alvarado, East Side Story

1979-02-01

Nur Al Levi, The Near East

1980-09-21

Raegan Tomaster, East Patgchogue NY, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)

1980-12-16

Boris Cabrera, East L.A. King

1980-12-17

Carlos East Jr., Magia

1980-12-17

Ernesto East, Keiko en peligro

1981-08-08

Karen Gardner, Witches of East End

1982-04-27

Noah East, Beverly Lane

1982-10-21

Dominic Ceci, East Side Story

1982-12-24

Chris Goulder, 31 North 62 East

1987-04-12

Jacob East, Granny's House

1987-04-20

Michaela Girouard, The East

1988-02-08

Arnar Dan, East of the Mountain

1989-10-11

Kristen Brown, East of Islip

1989-12-29

Alex East, Chasing Life

1990-10-31

Nicholas Kohut, East Coast Alien

1990-9-05

Emma Carr, 31 North 62 East

1991-05-29

Tangelene Bolton, East of Hollywood

1992-03-16

Josie Nelder, 31 North 62 East

1993-04-19

Avery Segal, Africa/Middle East

1994-10-31

Clovis Asong, North East England

East - Notable Weddings

Tom StoppardJun 7, 2014

East - Weddings
Date Event
1932-12-05

"East of Eden" director Elia Kazan (23) weds playwright Molly Day Thatcher (25)

1994-08-27

TV executive Anthony Radziwill (35) weds Emmy Award-winning journalist Carole Di Falco (31) in East Hampton, New York

2000-06-28

Business magnate Ron Perelman (69) weds actress Ellen Barkin (46) in a traditional Jewish ceremony at an upper East Side synagogue

2014-06-07

Playwright Tom Stoppard (76) weds brewery heiress Sabrina Guinness on an intimate register office ceremony in East Dorset, England

2014-06-21

TV journalist Katie Couric (57) weds financier John Molner in East Hampton, New York

East - Deaths
Date Event
423-08-15

Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies

856-02-04

Hrabanus Maurus, East France, archbishop of Mainz, dies

869-11-20

King Edmund of East Anglia

876-08-28

Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies

876-09-08

Lodewijk de Duitser, king of East French Republic (833-76), dies at 72

918-12-23

Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies. Born 890

1539-07-25

Lorenzo Campeggi(east), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat, dies at 65

1552-12-03

St Francis Xavier, Jesuit missionary to the East (b. 1506)

1600-08-02

Arent van Dorp, Dutch governor of East-Zealand, dies at about 70

1615-03-06

Pieter Both, Dutch admiral/1st gov-gen (East Indies, 1609-14), drowns

1629-09-21

John Pieterszoon Coen, merchant/gov-gen of East-Indies, dies at 42

1645-04-19

Anton van Diemen, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at about 51

1653-05-18

Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48

1653-05-19

Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48

1659-09-05

Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71

1678-01-24

Joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72

1699-06-22

Josiah Child, English Governor of the East India Company (b. 1630)

1713-11-17

Abraham van Riebeeck, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (b. 1653)

1737-05-03

Abraham Patras, gov-gen of East-Indies (1735-37), dies at 65

1760-04-10

Gerard George Clifford, head of East-Indian Company, dies at 75

1761-05-15

Jacob Mossel, governor-general (Dutch East Indies), dies at 56

1795-07-31

Jose B da Gama, Portuguese poet (East Uraguay), dies at 54

1811-08-03

Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, Dutch dir-gen of East Indies Co, dies at 49

1873-08-31

Charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen (Dutch East Indies), dies at 70

1887-02-10

Mrs. Henry Wood, East Lynne

1905-06-15

Hermann von Wissmann, German African expl/gov East-Africa, dies

1908-09-03

Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Dutch East-Indies), dies

1916-09-17

Seth Low, Opening of New East River Bridge, New York

1922-03-05

Joseph R. Grismer, Way Down East

1923-06-11

Porter Strong, Way Down East

1931-01-18

Philip Hubbard, East Is East

1932-08-18

George Neville, Way Down East

1935-08-11

William Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies

1938-11-09

Edward Murray East, American Botanist and Geneticist who developed hybrid corn, dies at 59

1941-02-15

Louis Stern, Where East Is East

1941-10-13

GJ Berenschot, general/supreme commander Dutch East Indies army, dies

1942-02-03

Major Gordon W. 'Pawnee Bill' Lillie, Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Far East

1942-04-28

Burr McIntosh, Way Down East

1942-12-05

Buck Jones, Hollywood's last cowboy hero actor (Headin' East), buried

1944-11-06

Lord Moyne, British prefect (Middle-East), murdered

1946-07-10

Florence Short, Way Down East

1949-05-29

Harry Lash, Headin' East

1952-01-18

Ed East, Holding the Bag

1952-12-22

Vivia Ogden, Way Down East

1953-04-16

E.M. Newman, High Spots of the Far East

1953-05-15

Voldemar Vetluguin, East Side, West Side

1953-09-02

Jonathan M. Wainwright, Midway Is East

1955-01-11

Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72

1956-03-03

Dale Collins, East of Shanghai

1956-08-11

Jackson Pollock, abstract artist, dies in auto accident (East Hampton)

1957-01-24

E. Lloyd Sheldon, Dawn of the East

1957-06-04

Mary Hay, Way Down East

1957-07-10

Sholem Asch, Polish/Israeli writer (East River), dies at 77

1958-03-08

Andy Anderson, East of Eden

1959-01-19

Harold Gordon, East of Eden

1966-09-30

Mrs. Wong Wing, Where East Is East

1972-05-02

J. Edgar Hoover, Walk East on Beacon!

1973-06-07

Bill Borzage, Way Down East

1976-08-22

Oskar Brusewitz, East German vicar, sets self on fire

1978-09-19

Rolf Gunther, East German priest, self imolation

1981-04-29

William R. Forman, Krakatoa: East of Java

1981-05-15

Ernie Freeman, Dinah East

1982-04-03

Warren Oates, actor (East of Eden, Stoney Burke), dies at 53

1983-11-21

Harris Berger, East Side Kids

1984-10-26

John Hambleton, East of Eden

1985-03-17

Athole Shearer, Way Down East

1986-06-29

John P East, (Sen-R-NC), dies at 55

1988-01-19

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

1988-05-12

Paul Osborn, East of Eden

1989-02-06

Chris Gueffroy, East German attempted defector (b. 1968)

1989-02-23

Bud Perkins, Fastest Gun in the East

1989-04-10

Joan Barry, East of Shanghai

1989-04-20

Henry East, The Awakening

1990-08-03

Betty Amann, East of Shanghai

1992-05-25

Philip C Habib, US diplomat (Middle-East/Asia), dies at 72

1992-10-30

Jack Ellis, East Side Sadie

1992-11-14

Earnest FH Happel, East German soccer/trainer/coach, dies

1993-07-20

Donald Alexander, System director/producer (East Valley), dies at 79

1994-10-11

Carlos East, Isle of the Snake People

1997-07-18

Charles Street, The Trolley at East Troy

1997-09-05

Rudolf Klicks, The Riders of German East Africa

1997-12-15

Pananayiotis Taki Vatikiotis, middle east scholar, dies at 69

1998-06-20

Conrad Schumann, East German border guard (b. 1942)

2000-01-01

O'Neill Nolan, East of the River

2000-01-04

Dianne Heyden, East L.A. Warriors

2000-11-23

George Church, East of Eden

2003-04-01

John M. East, Mary Millington's World Striptease Extravaganza

2004-06-10

Joyce Bryant, East Side Kids

2004-11-26

Leland Murray, Dinah East

2006-11-09

Markus Wolf, East German Intelligence Director (b. 1923)

2006-12-09

Alberico Vitalini, East of Kilimanjaro

2007-02-18

Stewart East, The Golden Toad

2007-11-22

Frank Pratt Jr., The Trolley at East Troy

2007-12-20

Billy Daydoge, Wagons East

2008-02-04

Vilma Kurer, Walk East on Beacon!

2008-07-11

Lidiya Dranovskaya, The Train Goes East

2011-04-11

Billy Bang, Ritual Trio: Live at the River East Art Center

2013-08-24

Julie Harris, East of Eden

2013-10-19

Cliff Gould, Krakatoa: East of Java

2014-02-02

Luis Raul, East Side Story

2014-09-12

John Bardon, East Is East

2014-10-16

Sumi Haru, Krakatoa: East of Java

2016-04-30

Oscar-winning special effects guru and East Sheen native Kit West dies aged 80

2016-05-08

Margot Honecker, the 'Purple Witch' of East Germany, dies aged 89

2016-10-29

Actor Manfred Krug, a star in East and West Germany, dies aged 79


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