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Elizabeth Cady StantonJul 19, 1848

Robert PeelJun 29, 1850

David LivingstoneNov 17, 1855

Francisco FrancoMar 28, 1939

Alice CooperJun 23, 1975

Hank Williams JrAug 8, 1975

Saddam HusseinApr 7, 2003

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Falls - Historical Events
Date Event
73-04-16

Masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Jewish Revolt.

135-08-05

Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome

1071-04-16

Bari falls to Robert Guiscard, ending Byzantine rule in Italy.

1258-02-13

Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.

1268-05-18

The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch.

1453-05-29

Constantinople falls to Muhammad II (Turks); ends Byzantine Empire

1531-10-28

Battle of Amba Sel: Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi again defeats the army of Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia. The southern part of Ethiopia falls under Imam Ahmad's control.

1574-02-18

Zeeland falls to Dutch rebels

1655-08-29

Warsaw falls without resistance to a small force under the command of Charles X Gustav of Sweden during The Deluge.

1740-12-16

Prussian Libya falls to Silezie

1767-04-08

Ayutthaya kingdom falls to Burmese invaders.

1776-08-30

US army evacuates Long Island and falls back to Manhattan, NYC

1804-04-05

High Possil Meteorite: The first recorded meteorite in Scotland falls in Possil.

1814-07-25

Battle of Niagara Falls (Lundy's Lane); Americans defeat British

1836-10-12

18" of snow falls in Bridgewater, NY

1843-07-02

An alligator falls from sky during a thunderstorm in Charleston, South Carolina

1848-03-29

Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam

1848-07-19

1st US women's rights convention held in Seneca Falls NY, organised by Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Lucretia Mott

1848-07-26

1st Woman's Rights Convention (Senecca Falls NY)

1850-06-29

British ex-Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel falls off his horse; de died three days later

1855-03-08

1st train crosses 1st US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls

1855-11-17

David Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe.

1859-06-30

Charles Blondin is 1st to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope

1861-01-14

Fort Pikens, Florida, falls into state hands (US Civil War)

1861-12-31

22,990mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in India in 1861, a world record

1862-04-07

Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls

1865-01-15

Ft Fisher, NC falls to Union troops

1868-05-15

Dutch government of Zuylen van Nijevelt falls

1879-01-16

January record 13" of snow falls in NYC (broken Jan 7, 1996)

1879-05-10

Meteor falls near Estherville, Iowa

1879-12-28

North British Railway's train falls as Tay bridge collapses (Scot)

1880-01-09

6' (1.8 meters) of snow falls in Seattle in 5 days

1882-01-26

France government of Gambetta falls

1882-05-23

6" of snow falls in eastern Iowa

1882-08-08

Snow falls on Lake Michigan

1883-12-20

Intl cantilever railway bridge opens at Niagara Falls

1887-02-05

Snow falls on San Francisco

1895-02-15

23 cm (9 inches) of snow falls on New Orleans

1895-06-21

British Roseberry government falls

1895-08-26

Electric central at Niagara Falls gives 1st steam

1896-02-18

Cave of Winds at Niagara Falls goes almost dry for first time in 50 yrs

1896-05-20

The six ton chandelier of the Palais Garnier opera house in Paris falls on the crowd resulting in the death of one and the injury of many others.

1896-11-14

Power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation

1900-06-05

Pretoria, capital of the Boer Republic of South Africa, falls to the British led by General Buller

1901-10-24

First woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)

1903-02-22

Due to drought the US side of Niagara Falls runs short of water

1903-03-22

Niagera Falls runs out of water because of a drought

1903-06-12

Niagara Falls, Ontario incorporated as a city

1905-01-18

French government of Combes falls

1905-04-29

2" rain falls in 10 mins in Taylor, TX

1906-03-08

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Smiths Falls (Ont) in 2 games

1907-12-21

Dutch government of De Master falls due to war budget

1911-06-08

Belgium government of Schollaert falls

1911-07-15

46" of rain (begining 7/14) falls in Baguio, Philippines

1913-12-02

Government -Barthou falls due to overtime conscription

1915-05-17

Last liberal British government of Asquith falls

1916-01-23

Temp falls from 44°F (7°C) to -56°F (49°C) night of 23-24, Browning MT

1916-05-15

Asiago, Italy, falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front

1916-07-15

22.22" (56.4 cm) of rain falls in Altapass NC (state record)

1917-03-11

World War I: Baghdad falls to Anglo-Indian forces commanded by General Stanley Maude.

1918-06-15

1" of snow falls in Northern Pennsylvania

1920-06-08

Reds' Edd Roush falls asleep in center during long infield argument Heinie Groh goes to wake him, but ump ejects Roush for delay of game

1922-02-09

Italian government of Bonomi falls

1923-06-15

Belgium's Theunis government falls because of mine, post & railroad strike

1923-10-11

German Mark falls to 10 billion per £, 4 billion per $

1923-11-23

Germany's Stresemann government falls to SPD

1924-02-27

Belgium's Theunis government falls

1924-05-30

Socialist Matteotti falls in Italian parliament by fascists

1924-10-08

British Labour government of Ramsay MacDonald falls to Conservatives

1925-08-28

Meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island

1925-11-11

Night of Kersten - Colijn Dutch government falls by SGP-amendement

1925-12-05

German government of Luther falls

1926-03-14

A train in Costa Rica falls into the Río Virilla, killing 248 and injuring 93.

1926-03-15

Belgium's "black monday", franc falls

1926-05-13

German government of Luther falls

1926-06-15

7th French government of Briand falls

1926-12-17

German Marx government falls due to cooperation with red army

1927-01-28

Serbian-Croatian-Slavic government of Oezonowitsj falls

1927-04-17

Japan's Wakarsoeki government falls/Baron Tanaka becomes premier

1928-07-06

Worlds largest record hailstone 1.5 lbs (7 inchs in diameter) at the time falls in Potter, Nebraska

1929-01-02

US & Canada agree to preserve Niagara Falls

1929-02-16

KID-AM in Idaho Falls ID begins radio transmissions

1929-04-01

Austrian government of Ignaz Seipel falls

1929-10-22

French government of Briand falls

1929-11-25

Belgian government of Jaspar falls

1930-02-17

French government of Tardieu falls

1930-12-04

French government of Tardieu falls

1931-01-22

French government of Steeg falls

1931-02-14

Spanish government of General Damasco Berenguer falls

1931-05-10

Golf ball size hail falls in Burlington, NJ

1931-05-21

Belgian government of Jaspar falls

1931-06-16

Austrian government of Ender falls

1932-01-12

France's Laval government falls

1932-09-12

German government of Papen falls/Reichstag dissolved

1932-09-22

Hungarian government of Károlyi falls

1932-10-18

Belgium government of Renkin falls

1932-10-31

Greek government of Venizelos falls

1932-12-14

French government of Herriot falls

1933-01-28

French government of Paul Boncour falls

1933-01-28

German government of Von Schleicher falls

1934-01-27

French government of Chautemps falls (Stavisky Affair)

1935-01-21

12.0" (30.5 cm) of rain falls, Quinault RS, Wash (state record)

1936-01-22

French Laval government falls

1936-11-09

Albanian government of Frasheri falls

1937-06-21

French People's front government-Blum falls

1937-09-05

Spanish Civil War: Llanes falls.

1937-10-25

Belgian government of Zealand falls due to black money

1939-02-09

Belgian Spaak government falls

1939-02-27

Belgian government of Pierlot falls

1939-03-28

Spanish Civil War ends, Madrid falls to Francisco Franco

1939-06-29

4th Dutch government of Colijn falls

1939-07-28

5th Dutch government of Colijn falls

1940-03-19

French government of Daladier falls

1940-04-19

"Lake Shore Ltd" derails speed killing 34 near Little Falls NY

1940-06-22

France falls to Nazi Germany; armistice signed, France disarms

1941-05-31

-June 1) 32.0 cm rain falls on Burlington Kansas (state record)

1941-06-27

Bialystok Poland falls to Germany

1941-12-15

Nazi's transfers 100 Czech citizens/Heinrich Himmler falls faint

1942-07-17

3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15

1943-02-09

NL seeks buyer for Phillies, as owner Gerry Nugent, falls in arrears

1943-02-16

-32°F (-36°C), Falls Village, Connecticut (state record)

1943-03-03

Bomb fleeing crowd falls into London shelter; 173 die

1944-03-20

Bus falls off bridge into Passaic River NJ, killing 16

1944-03-23

Nicholas Alkemade falls 5,500 m without a parachute & lives

1944-10-16

Hungary: Horthy government falls/nazi count Szalasi becomes premier

1952-01-07

French Plevin government falls

1953-03-01

KAUZ TV channel 6 in Wichita Falls, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-04-12

KFDX TV channel 3 in Wichita Falls, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-12-20

KID (now KIDK) TV channel 3 in Idaho Falls, ID (CBS) 1st broadcasting

1954-02-02

Snow falls on Gibraltar

1954-03-21

KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-07-15

110°F (43°C) at Balcony Falls, Virginia (state record)

1955-05-18

28.7 cm rain falls at Lake Maloya New Mexico (state record)

1955-05-30

KMVT TV channel 11 in Twin Falls, ID (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1956-08-12

KOTI TV channel 2 in Klamath Falls, OR (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1957-06-14

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

1958-04-02

Wind speed reaches 450 kph in tornado, Wichita Falls, TX (record)

1958-04-16

French government of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis

1958-10-05

KRTV TV channel 3 in Great Falls, MT (CBS) begins broadcasting

1958-10-11

2nd US Moon probe, Pioneer 1, reaches 113,810 km, falls back

1958-12-06

US lunar probe Pioneer 3 reaches 107,269 km, falls back

1958-12-11

4th (last) Dutch government of Drees falls

1959-07-17

2,000 ft long by 1,300 foot wide section of ridge falls into Madis

1960-01-21

Rock falls traps 437 at Coalbrook, South Africa; 417 die of methane poisoning

1960-02-24

Italian government of Segni falls

1960-06-12

KORN (now KDLT) TV channel 5 in Mitchell-Sioux Falls, SD (ABC) begins

1960-07-31

KSOO (now KSFY) TV channel 13 in Sioux Falls, SD (NBC) 1st broadcast

1960-12-23

De Quay's Dutch government falls

1961-01-21

KIFI TV channel 8 in Idaho Falls, ID (NBC) begins broadcasting

1961-02-10

Niagara Falls hydroelectric project begins producing power

1961-08-23

US lunar probe Ranger 1 reaches 190 km from Earth, falls back

1962-01-21

Snow falls in San Francisco

1962-07-28

Mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean

1965-02-26

Dutch government of Marijnen falls

1966-09-21

5inches of rain falls on NYC

1966-10-14

Dutch government of Cals falls by motion of Schmelzer

1968-02-07

Belgium government of Vanden Boeynants falls

1969-02-08

Meteorite weighing over 1 ton falls in Chihuahua, Mexico

1969-05-10

Turtles play White House, Mark Volman falls off stage 5 times

1970-01-14

Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) officers begin to patrol the Falls Road area of Belfast for the first time since August 1969

1970-02-10

26.4 cm precipitation falls on Mount Washington NH (state record)

1970-06-05

The Falls Road curfew in North Ireland, imposed by the British Army while searching for IRA weapons, is lifted after a march by women breaches the British Army cordon

1970-07-03

The British Army imposed a curfew on the Falls Road area of Belfast as they search for weapons; during the operation they come under attack from the Official IRA (OIRA) and republican rioters

1970-07-04

The Falls Road curfew in North Ireland, imposed by the British Army while searching for IRA weapons, continues throughout the day; a man is killed by the British Army.

1970-07-06

Irish Minister for External Affairs Partick Hillery pays an unofficial visit to the Falls Road area of Belfast, an areas only just subject to a curfew by British Army

1970-12-09

Dutch Antilles: government of Petronia falls

1971-10-23

Two female members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) are shot dead by the British Army in the Lower Falls area of Belfast

1971-12-28

Hasj falls from now on under(neath) the Opiumwet

1972-03-09

Four members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) die in a premature explosion at a house in Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast

1972-06-16

The largest single-site hydro-electric power project in Canada starts at Churchill Falls, Labrador.

1972-10-10

3 members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) die in a premature explosion in a house in Balkan Street, Lower Falls, Belfast

1974-01-19

Belgium government of Leburton falls

1974-05-08

Canada government of Trudeau falls

1975-06-16

Randy Farland finds a 14-leaf clover near Sioux Falls, SD

1975-06-23

Rocker Alice Cooper falls off stage in Vancouver, breaks 6 ribs

1975-07-06

Argentine government falls

1975-08-08

Hank Williams Jr. falls off the side of Ajax Peak in Montana

1975-09-30

5 drown in flash flood of sewer & water tunnel (Niagara Falls NY)

1975-12-03

Laos falls to communist forces; Lao People's Democratic Rep proclaimed

1976-03-05

British pound falls below $2 for 1st time

1976-03-08

1,774 kg (largest observed) stony meteorite falls in Jilin, China

1977-01-19

Snow falls in Miami, Florida. This is the only time in the history of the city that snowfall has occurred. It also fell in the Bahamas.

1977-03-22

Dutch Den Uyl government falls

1977-03-22

Uyl government falls

1977-11-06

39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga

1978-09-14

Portugal government of Da Costa falls

1978-10-05

Sweden's Fälldin government falls

1979-02-18

Snow falls in Sahara Desert

1979-03-28

British government of Callaghan falls

1979-04-10

Red River Valley Tornado Outbreak: A tornado lands in Wichita Falls, Texas killing 42 people.

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)

1980-03-01

Snow falls in Florida

1980-05-20

710 families in Love Canal area (Niagara Falls NY) are evacuated

1981-07-26

2 climbers fall 550 m down cliff near Angel Falls, Venezuela

1981-12-16

Dutch Van Agt's 2nd government falls

1982-01-13

Air Florida 737 took off in a snowstorm, crashes into 14th St Bridge in Washington, DC, & falls into Potomac River, killing 78

1983-01-23

Russian radioactive satellite falls into Indian Ocean

1984-04-27

Over 70 inches of snow falls on Red Lake Montana

1987-10-14

In Midland, Tx 1½-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22' (7m) down a well

1987-10-15

6th Belgium government of Martens falls

1987-10-16

Dow Jones for 1st time falls more than 100 pts (108.35)

1989-02-08

5 cm of snow falls in outskirts of Los Angeles

1989-04-12

Peter Ueberroth deal to purchase Eastern Airlines falls through

1989-04-29

2nd government of Lubbers falls

1991-09-13

55 ton concrete beam falls in Montreal's Olympic Stadium

1992-11-14

Actress Peg Phillips (Northern Exposure), falls & breaks 3 fingers

1993-05-28

Polish government of Suchocka falls

1993-11-25

Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters falls

1993-12-17

Northern Exposure star Barry Corbin falls off his horse

1994-01-15

Queen Elizabeth falls off her horse & breaks her left wrist

1994-02-01

Large meteorite falls near Kusaie, Pacific Ocean

1994-04-17

Aruba government of Oduber falls

1994-09-04

Bulgarian government of Berov falls

1997-10-22

NY Ranger Wayne Gretsky wife Janet is knocked unconcious & gets 2 stitches while watching the game as a plexiglass falls on her

2001-10-18

Crude Oil for November delivery falls to its lowest level since August 1999 on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX)

2001-11-06

Crude oil for December delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) falls to a two-year low after OPEC members warn that a downward price spiral could occur if major non-OPEC oil exporters do not reduce oil production

2002-09-08

Texas Rangers set a major league record by homering in their 26th consecutive game as Texas falls to the Tampa Bay

2003-04-07

U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein's regime falls two days later.

2003-04-09

Baghdad falls to U.S. forces ending the invasion of Iraqi but resulting in widespread looting

2003-07-10

A Neoplan bus, owned by Kowloon Motor Bus, collides with a truck, falls off a bridge on Tuen Mun Road, Hong Kong, and plunges into the underlying valley, killing 21 people. This is the deadliest traffic accident to date in Hong Kong.

2007-02-27

The Chinese Correction: the Shanghai Stock Exchange falls 9%, the largest drop in 10 years.

2008-08-13

The Baltic state slides into recession with a 0.9% fall in second-quarter GDP after a drop of 0.5% in the first quarter; it falls deeper into recession in the third quarter when the economy contracted 3.3%

2008-09-08

Latvia joins its northern neighbor Estonia in recession as GDP falls 0.2% in the second quarter from the first quarter, when it fell 0.3%; property markets and construction have suffered in both Baltic states

2008-09-29

Following the bankruptcies of Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual, The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 777.68 points, the largest single-day point loss in its history.

2009-01-23

UK officially enters recession as GDP falls by 1.5% in the last quarter of 2008 following a 0.6% drop in the third quarter, with unemployment growing by 131,000 to 1.92 million (6.1%)

2010-05-08

The last piece of Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two year demolition process.

2010-06-09

Finland falls back into a state of recession after GDP contracted 0.4% in Q1 2010 and 0.2% in Q4 2009

2012-03-22

Ireland returns to recession as GDP falls by 0.2% in the fourth quarter of 2011 following a fall of 1.1% in the third quarter

2012-05-21

13 people are killed and 22 people injured after a bus falls 80 metres off a cliff in Albania

2012-06-07

A bus falls into a ravine in La Paz, Bolivia, killing 16 and injuring 32 people

2012-06-16

30 people are killed and 15 injured after a bus falls into a gorge in Osmanabad, India

2012-08-14

Hungary falls back into recession as GDP falls by 0.2% in the second quarter of 2012 following a fall of 1.0% in the first quarter

2012-09-04

42 people are killed and 25 injured as a passenger bus falls down a ravine in Morocco

2012-09-04

Carpet that can help prevent falls in elderly by warning them after detecting unusual footsteps is developed

2012-12-09

13 people are killed and 10 are injured after a bus rolls of a cliff and falls 100 meters in Taiwan

2012-12-10

11 people are killed and 23 are injured after a bus falls into a roadside pond in Minquan County, China

2012-12-10

9 people are killed and 32 are wounded after a bus falls of a 300 meter cliff in Columbia

2013-01-21

18 people are killed and 24 are injured after a bus falls down a ravine in Yungas, Bolivia

2013-03-16

24 Pakistani Army soldiers are killed after their bus falls down a ravine in Rawalpindi

2013-05-08

33 people are killed after an overloaded bus falls into a river in Himachal Pradesh, India

2013-12-16

21 people are killed and 20 are injured after a bus falls from an elevated highway in Manila, Philippines

2014-01-02

30 people are killed after a bus plunges off a cliff and falls 400 ft in Malshej Ghat, India

2014-02-04

10 people are killed & 35 injured after a bus falls into a ravine in Pune, India

2016-04-27

Apple revenue falls for first time since 2003

2016-05-29

Cincinnati zoo gorilla shot dead as boy falls into enclosure

2017-02-24

Baidu's quarterly revenue falls 2.6 percent

2017-12-23

32 killed as bus falls into river in western India

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Falls - Notable Birthdays

Brian KobilkaMay 30, 1955

Falls - Birthdays
Date Event
1882-10-11

Nathaniel Dett, Niagara Falls

1887-03-03

Lincoln Beachey, Niagara Falls Celebration

1887-10-07

Jack Mulhall, Wappinger Falls NY, actor (Ken Murray Show)

1891-02-18

Chester Clute, NJ, actor (Niagra Falls)

1894-05-08

Miguel Matamoros, Before Night Falls

1905-02-27

Franchot Tone, Niagara Falls NY, actor (Dr Freeland-Ben Casey)

1907-10-14

Pert Kelton, Great Falls Mont, actress (Cavalcade of Stars)

1909-02-02

Franc Albertson, Fergus Falls MN, actor (Psycho, Alice Adams)

1911-04-01

Maurice Tarplin, The Falls

1915-04-17

Joe Foss, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, American fighter ace (Medal of Honor-1943) and politician (d. 2003)

1915-12-27

Mary Kornman, Idaho Falls ID, actress (Queen of the Jungle)

1917-05-28

Papa John Creach, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, American blues violinist (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane)

1917-07-23

Doug Chandler, Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel

1918-03-02

Elmira Roessler, Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel

1919-08-24

Benny Moré, Before Night Falls

1920-08-11

William Masselos, Niagara Falls NY, pianist/prof (Juilliard 1976)

1921-08-06

Ella Raines, Sinoqualmie Falls Wash, actress (Janice Dean RN)

1923-01-30

Václav Chochola, Flights and Falls

1923-02-28

Charles Durning, Highland Falls NY, actor (Fury, Sting, Tootsie), (d. 2012)

1924-07-26

Louis Bellson, Rock Falls Ill, orchestra leader (Pearl Bailey Show)

1925-10-30

Teo Macero [Attilio Joseph Macero], Glens Falls New York, American composer

1928-05-02

Joe Falls, The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

1929-05-22

Shirley Falls, Earth vs the Spider

1930-07-30

Tony Lip, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, actor (Sopranos, Donnie Brasco, Good Fellas), (d. 2013)

1931-05-25

John Gabriel, Niagara Falls NY, actor (Cat Gang, Fantasies)

1932-04-14

Peter Scott, Under the Frozen Falls

1935-01-06

Nino Tempo, Niagara Falls NY, rock vocalist (Deep Purple)

1935-08-25

Lones Wigger, Great Falls Mont, shooter (Oly-gold/silver-1964, 72)

1936-04-29

April Stevens, Niagara Falls NY, rock vocalist (Deep Purple)

1939-02-28

Tommy Tune, Wichita Falls Tx, dancer/choreographer (Boyfriend)

1939-06-21

Darlene Demarest, Wilbur Falls

1943-07-16

Reynaldo Arenas, Before Night Falls

1944-10-28

John Stanton, Darkness Falls

1947-06-05

Laurie Anderson, Before Night Falls

1950-03-18

John Hartman, Falls Church Va, rock drummer (Doobie Brothers)

1951-11-08

Mary Hart, Sioux Falls SD, TV hostess (Entertainment Tonight)

1952-02-18

Brian Gari, Wilbur Falls

1952-02-22

Wayne John Levi, Little Falls NY, PGA golfer (1983 Buick Open)

1952-9-11

Tracy Langan, Twin Falls Idaho

1954-08-12

Pat Metheny, jazz guitarist (As Wichita Falls)

1955-05-30

Brian Kobilka, Little Falls, Minnesota, American Nobel Prize winning professor

1955-07-09

Lisa Banes, Chagrin Falls OH, actress (Cocktail, Look Back in Anger)

1956-01-29

Amii Stewart, Empire Falls

1956-12-24

Brian Pinske, Gooseberry Falls

1957-04-13

Gary Kroeger, Cedar Falls Iowa, comedian (SNL, Return of Shaggy Dog)

1957-11-18

Seán Mac Falls, Irish-born poet

1958-07-05

Veronica Guerin, When the Sky Falls

1959-03-02

Margaret Molster, Cherry Falls

1959-05-14

Connie Brighton, Wichita Falls TX, playmate (Sept, 1982)

1959-12-12

Scott D Vangen, Granite Falls MN, astronaut

1959-9-02

Mark V Healy, Ride the Workhorse 'Till the Tail Falls Off

1959-9-02

Steve Morris, Ride the Workhorse 'Till the Tail Falls Off

1959-9-25

Mina Azarian, When Darkness Falls

1960-07-15

Kim Alexis, The Magic of David Copperfield XII: The Niagara Falls Challenge

1960-08-15

Tony Abruzzo, When the Night Falls

1960-08-18

Stuart Matthewman, Twin Falls Idaho

1961-08-24

John Fasano, Darkness Falls

1961-10-25

Mike Hardy, The Falls

1963-12-23

Carol Peterka, Little Falls MN, team handball back court (Oly-92, 96)

1964-11-10

Tish Certo, Niagara Falls NY, LPGA golfer (1981 Erie County (NY Champ)

1965-06-01

Attila Gáspárik, Light Falls on Your Face

1965-08-14

Lynette Falls, Ridgewood NJ, Miss NJ-America-1991

1966-03-07

Terry Carkner, Smiths Falls, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)

1966-04-18

Chuck Wade, Menomonee Falls Wisc, diver (Olympics-96)

1967-01-28

Stuart Wells, Fairview Falls

1967-02-28

Cecelia Specht, Darkness Falls

1968-02-27

Jacqueline Collen, As Darkness Falls

1968-08-31

Jim Bob Howard, Wichita Falls Texas, actor (Flash & Bone)

1968-11-14

Doug Croxall, Timber Falls

1969-03-25

Leslie Nease, Ride the Workhorse 'Till the Tail Falls Off

1969-10-28

David-Michael Petragnani, Night Falls Fast

1969-11-01

Jill Reeve, Hoosick Falls NY, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)

1969-12-20

Henry Herman, Seraphim Falls

1970-07-14

Missy Gold, Great Falls Mont, actress (Katie-Benson)

1970-08-06

Mike Strange, Niagara Falls Ontario, boxer (Olympics-96)

1970-10-30

Mark Polish, Twin Falls Idaho

1970-12-07

Cam Cannon, A Haunting at Silver Falls

1970-12-28

Harold Phillips, The Falls

1970-9-26

Jeremy Tarling, The Falls

1971-01-14

Colin D. Simpson, Grizzly Falls

1972-01-27

Josh Randall, Timber Falls

1972-01-29

Scott Davis, Great Falls Mont, figure skater (Olympics-1994)

1972-04-04

Matt Wagner, Cedar falls IA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)

1972-08-20

Chaney Kley, Darkness Falls

1972-09-15

Amanda Lynn Granrud, Great Falls Montana, Miss America-Montana (1996)

1973-01-23

Amy Hurt, Cherry Falls

1973-04-08

Emma Caulfield, Darkness Falls

1973-04-10

Melanie Yeats, When a Man Falls

1973-10-07

Sean Thomas Danley, Glacier Falls

1973-11-10

Klára Tompa, Light Falls on Your Face

1973-9-04

Eduardo Arroyuelo, Before Night Falls

1974-02-11

Marcus Aurelius Nicolas Christensen, When Heaven Falls

1974-10-31

Suzanna Urszuly, Timber Falls

1974-11-11

David Tully, The Falls

1974-12-15

Juliane Glantz, Wilbur Falls

1974-9-10

Miller Daurey, Wilbur Falls

1975-04-27

Chris Carpenter, 7-On-7/Fantasy/The Great Falls

1975-07-12

Matt Small, Empire Falls

1975-08-09

Erik Olle, The Rain Falls on Our Souls

1975-11-30

Brian Allard, The Falls

1977-05-19

Sascha Rosemann, Timber Falls

1977-9-27

Jesse Janowsky, Cherry Falls

1978-04-17

Jaron de Paauw, Jack Falls

1979-03-14

James Jordan, Seraphim Falls

1980-04-30

Oldoz Javidi, When Darkness Falls

1980-05-17

Michael Sinitsin, Dead End Falls

1980-06-23

Michael A. Valenzano, Fairview Falls

1980-12-26

Caroline Perreyclear, Cherry Falls

1981-05-30

Gary Britten, Jack Falls

1981-07-29

Jennie Thompson, Wichita Falls TX, gymnast (Jr Natl-champ-93, Oly-96)

1981-9-23

Ryan Wiik, Timber Falls

1982-04-23

Claudia Charriez, The Ax Falls

1982-07-09

Stacie Bono, When a Man Falls

1982-10-21

Chavon James, Shiloh Falls

1983-9-21

Joana Solnado, The World Falls Apart (And Still People Fall in Love)

1984-02-01

Sarah Doreen, Amazon Falls

1984-04-06

Ryan Moat, A Tree Falls

1984-08-23

Menno Schaatsbergen, Jack Falls

1984-9-09

Craig Lyons, Empire Falls

1985-01-20

Olivia Hallinan, Jack Falls

1985-03-21

Mark Peters, As Darkness Falls

1986-06-11

Elias Scoufaras, Cleanly Falls

1987-02-26

Henrique Pina, The World Falls Apart (And Still People Fall in Love)

1988-03-10

Erika Schwarz, Pizza Delivery: A Jossington Falls Adventure

1988-07-01

Jade Fassbinder, The Fairytale Falls Apart

1988-10-16

Man-shu Chien, When a Wolf Falls in Love with a Sheep

1990-11-06

Ross Peterson, Fergus Falls

1992-02-08

Lee Cormie, Darkness Falls

1993-02-13

Miranda Gruss, Crest Haven Falls

1993-08-13

Miles Chandler, Empire Falls

Falls - Notable Weddings

Bronko NagurskiDec 28, 1936

Falls - Weddings
Date Event
1936-12-28

Football player Bronko Nagurski (28) weds childhood sweetheart Eileen Kane in International Falls, Minnesota

Falls - Deaths
Date Event
1829-11-13

Sam Patch, loses his live in a 125' dive into Genesse Falls

1883-07-24

Matthew Webb, English Channel swimmer, drowns above Niagara Falls

1891-05-04

Sherlock Holmes, "dies" at Reichenbach Falls

1915-03-14

Lincoln Beachey, Niagara Falls Celebration

1943-10-02

Nathaniel Dett, Niagara Falls

1956-04-02

Chester Clute, actor (Niagara Falls), dies at 65

1963-06-29

Frank Dane, Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel

1978-03-22

Karl Wallenda, falls to death walking high-wire in PR at 73

1990-12-07

Reynaldo Arenas, Before Night Falls

1991-03-20

Conor Clapton, Eric Clapton's son, falls out of 53rd floor window at 5

1995-10-24

Shirley Falls, Earth vs the Spider

1996-06-26

Veronica Guerin, When the Sky Falls

2001-07-04

Tracy Langan, Twin Falls Idaho

2004-08-11

Joe Falls, The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

2005-08-27

Václav Chochola, Flights and Falls

2007-07-24

Chaney Kley, Darkness Falls

2014-07-19

John Fasano, Darkness Falls


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