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Figure - Historical Events
Date Event
1794-07-28

French Revolution figure Robespierre & 22 other leaders of "the Terror" guillotined to thunderous cheers in Paris

1852-03-13

Uncle Sam cartoon figure made its debut in the NY Lantern weekly

1914-03-20

1st international figure-skating tournament held in US, New Haven

1914-03-21

US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld

1914-03-21

US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Norman M Scott

1918-03-17

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Rosemary Beresford

1918-03-17

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles

1920-03-20

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld

1920-03-20

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

1921-02-27

US female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard

1921-02-27

US male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

1922-03-07

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard

1922-03-07

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

1923-02-16

US female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard

1923-02-16

US male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

1924-02-18

US female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard

1924-02-18

US male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

1925-02-25

US female Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran

1925-02-25

US male Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles

1927-02-11

US female Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran

1927-02-11

US male Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles

1928-03-27

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1928-03-27

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1929-03-27

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1929-03-27

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1930-03-23

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1930-03-23

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1931-03-21

US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1931-03-21

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1932-02-18

Sonja Henie wins her 6th straight World Women's figure skating title

1933-03-18

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1933-03-18

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1934-03-10

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Suzanne Davis

1934-03-10

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1935-02-09

US female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1935-02-09

US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

1936-02-14

US female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1936-02-14

US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

1936-02-15

Sonja Henie, Norway, wins 3rd consecutive Olympic figure skating gold

1937-02-13

Maribel Vinson wins her 9th US figure skating championship

1937-02-13

US female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1937-02-13

US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

1938-02-26

US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer

1938-02-26

US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

1939-01-21

US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer

1939-01-21

US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

1940-02-10

US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer

1940-02-10

US male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner

1941-02-01

US female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn

1941-02-01

US male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner

1942-02-21

US female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn

1942-02-21

US male Figure Skating championship won by Bobby Specht

1943-03-08

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

1943-03-08

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Arthur Vaughn

1945-03-05

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

1946-03-03

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

1946-03-03

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1947-03-09

US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

1947-03-09

US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1948-02-03

Dick Button becomes 1st world figure skating champion from US

1948-02-05

Dick Button becomes 1st US figure skating Olympic champion

1948-02-13

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Richard Button USA

1948-04-03

1st US figure skating championships held

1948-04-03

US female Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

1948-04-03

US male Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1949-02-17

Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Paris won by Alena Vrzanova of CZE

1949-02-17

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Richard Button USA

1949-02-17

Richard Button retains world figure skating championship in Paris

1949-03-13

US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Yvonne C Sherman

1949-03-13

US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1950-03-07

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in London won by Alena Vrzanova CZE

1950-03-07

Men Figure Skating Championship in London won by Richard Button (USA)

1950-03-24

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Yvonne C Sherman

1950-03-24

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1951-02-04

US female Figure Skating championship won by Sonya Klopfer

1951-02-04

US male Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1951-02-24

Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Milan won by Jeanette Altwegg of GRB

1951-02-24

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Milan won by Richard Button USA

1952-02-21

Dick Button performs 1st figure skating triple jump in competition

1952-02-29

Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Paris won by Jacqueline du Bief of FRA

1952-02-29

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Richard Button USA

1952-03-28

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

1952-03-28

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1953-01-11

J. Edgar Hoover declines 6 figure offer to become president of International Boxing Club

1953-02-10

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Tenley Albright USA

1953-02-10

Men's Figure Skating Champion in Davos won by Hayes Alan Jenkins USA

1953-03-28

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

1953-03-28

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

1954-02-10

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Oslo won by Gundi Busch GER

1954-02-10

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Oslo won by Hayes Alan Jenkins US

1954-03-19

US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

1954-03-19

US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

1955-02-17

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Vienna won by Tenley Albright US

1955-04-02

US female Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

1955-04-02

US male Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

1956-02-17

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Garmisch won by Carol Heiss USA

1956-02-17

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Garmisch won by H A Jenkins USA

1956-03-16

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

1956-03-16

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

1957-03-03

Men's Figure Skating Champ in Colo Springs won by David Jenkins (USA)

1957-03-03

Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Colo Spr won by Carol Heiss (US)

1958-02-15

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Carol Heiss of USA

1958-02-15

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by David Jenkins USA

1959-02-01

US female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss

1959-02-01

US male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins

1959-02-28

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Colo Spr won by Carol Heiss USA

1959-02-28

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Colo Spr won by David Jenkins USA

1960-01-30

US female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss

1960-01-30

US male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins

1960-02-26

USA's David Jenkins wins Olympic Gold for men's figure skating

1960-03-05

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Vancouver won by Alain Giletti (FRA)

1960-03-05

Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champions in Vancouver won by Carol E Heiss (USA)

1961-01-29

US female Figure Skating championship won by Laurence Owen

1961-01-29

US male Figure Skating championship won by Bradley Lord

1961-02-15

Entire US figure skating team of 18, dies in Belgian Sabena 707 crash

1962-02-04

US female Figure Skating championship won by Barbara Roles

1962-02-04

US male Figure Skating championship won by Monty Hoyt

1962-03-20

Sjoukje Dijkstra becomes world champion figure skater

1962-10-27

The plane of Enrico Mattei, Italian industry's most relevant figure, crashes in mysterious circumstances.

1963-02-10

US female Figure Skating championship won by Lorraine Hanlon

1963-02-10

US male Figure Skating championship won by Thomas Litz

1963-02-15

1st US female world figure skating champ (Tenley Albright)

1964-02-02

Sjoukje Dijkstra (Neth) wins Olympic gold for figure skating

1964-02-12

US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming

1964-02-12

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen

1965-02-13

Peggy Fleming, 16, wins ladies senior figure skating title

1965-02-13

US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming

1965-02-13

US male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti

1966-01-29

US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming

1966-01-29

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen

1966-02-27

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US

1966-02-27

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Emmerich Danzer AUT

1967-01-21

US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming

1967-01-21

US male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti

1967-03-04

Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champion in Vienna won by Peggy Fleming (US)

1968-01-20

US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming

1968-01-20

US male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood

1968-02-10

Peggy Fleming wins Olympic figure skating gold medal, Grenoble, France

1968-03-02

Men's Figure Skating Champions in Geneva won by Emmerich Danzer (AUT)

1968-03-02

Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Geneva won by Peggy Fleming (US)

1969-02-01

US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

1969-02-01

US male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood

1969-02-28

Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Colo Spr won by Gabriele Seyfert GDR

1969-02-28

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Colo Springs won by Tim Wood USA

1970-02-07

US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

1970-02-07

US male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood

1970-03-07

Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Ljubljana won by Gabriele Seyfert (GDR)

1970-03-07

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Ljubljana won by Tim Wood (USA)

1971-01-31

US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

1971-01-31

US male Figure Skating championship won by John Misha Petkevich

1972-01-06

US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

1972-01-06

US male Figure Skating championship won by Kenneth Shelley

1973-01-27

US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

1973-01-27

US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr

1974-02-09

US female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill

1974-02-09

US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr

1975-02-02

US female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill

1975-02-02

US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr

1976-01-11

Dorothy Hamill wins her 3rd consec natl figure skating champions

1976-01-11

US female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill

1976-01-11

US male Figure Skating championship won by Terry Kubicka

1976-02-13

Dorothy Hamill wins Olympic figure-skating gold, Innsbruck, Austria

1977-01-26

Soviet figure skaters Sergei Shakrai & Marine Tcherkasova are 1st to perform a quadruple twist lift, Helsinki

1977-02-05

US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne

1977-02-05

US male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner

1977-03-03

Men's Figure Skating Champions in Tokyo won by Vladimir Kovalev (USSR)

1978-02-12

US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne

1978-02-12

US male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner

1978-03-09

Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Anett Potzsch (GDR)

1978-03-09

Men's Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Charles Tickner (USA)

1979-02-03

US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne

1979-02-03

US male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner

1979-03-17

Men's Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Vladimir Kovalev (USSR)

1979-03-17

Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Linda Fratianne

1980-01-20

US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne

1980-01-20

US male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner

1980-03-13

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Dortmund won by Jan Hoffmann GDR

1980-03-14

Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Dortmund won by Anett Potzsch

1981-02-08

US female Figure Skating championship won by Elaine Zayak

1981-02-08

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

1981-03-05

Men's Figure Skating Champions in Hartford won by Scott Hamilton (USA)

1981-06-06

A passenger train travelling between Mansi and Saharsa, India, jumps the tracks at a bridge crossing the Bagmati river. The government places the official death toll at 268 plus another 300 missing; however, it is generally believed that the actual figure is closer to 1,000 killed.

1982-01-30

US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners

1982-01-31

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

1982-08-18

1st time NYSE tops 100 M figure, 132.69 M shares traded

1983-02-03

US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners

1983-02-04

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

1983-03-11

Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Helsinki won by Rosalynn Sumners (USA)

1984-01-20

US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners

1984-01-21

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

1985-02-01

US female Figure Skating championship won by Tiffany Chin

1985-02-02

US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano

1985-03-09

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Katarina Witt (GDR)

1985-03-10

Mens Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Alexandr Fadeev (URS)

1986-02-07

US female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas

1986-02-08

US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano

1986-03-22

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Debi Thomas (USA)

1986-03-25

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Brian Boitano (USA)

1987-02-06

US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary

1987-02-07

US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano

1987-03-14

Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Cincinnati won by Katarina Witt

1988-01-08

US female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas

1988-01-09

US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano

1988-02-20

Brian Boitano wins Olympic gold medal in figure skating

1988-02-27

Katarina Witt (GDR) wins 2nd consecutive Olympic figure skating

1988-03-27

Men's Figure Skating Champions in Budapest won by Brian Boitano (USA)

1989-02-11

US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary

1989-02-12

US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman

1989-03-19

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Kurt Browning (CAN)

1989-03-19

Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Paris won by Midori Ito (Japan)

1989-11-13

Paul McCartney releases "Figure of 8" & "Ou Est Le Soleil"

1990-02-10

US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary

1990-02-11

US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge

1990-03-10

Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Halifax won by Jill Trenary (USA)

1990-03-10

Mens Figure Skating Championship in Halifax won by Kurt Browning (CAN)

1991-02-16

US female Figure Skating championship won by Tonya Harding

1991-02-17

US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge

1991-03-14

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Munich won by Kurt Browning (CAN)

1991-03-16

Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Munich won by Kristi Yamaguchi

1992-01-11

US female Figure Skating championship won by Kristi Yamaguchi

1992-01-12

US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman

1993-01-23

US female Figure Skating championship won by Nancy Kerrigan

1993-01-24

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Davis

1993-03-11

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Prague won by Kurt Browning CAN

1993-03-14

Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Prague won by Oksana Baiul (UKR)

1994-01-07

US female Figure Skating championship won by Tonya Harding

1994-01-08

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Davis

1994-03-26

Yuka Sato of Japan wins world figure skating championship in Tokyo

1994-03-27

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Chiba won by Yuka Sato (JPN)

1994-03-27

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Chiba won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)

1995-02-10

US female Figure Skating championship won by Nicole Bobek

1995-02-11

US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge

1995-03-12

Men's Figure Skating Champions in Birmingham won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)

1995-03-12

Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Birmingham won by Chen Lu (CHN)

1996-01-20

US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan

1996-01-21

US male Figure Skating championship won by Rudy Galindo

1997-02-15

US female Figure Skating championship won by Tara Lipinski

1997-02-15

US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldridge

1997-03-20

Mens Figure Skating Championship in Lausanne won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)

1998-01-11

US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan

1998-01-11

US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge

1998-02-10

Olympic figure skater Peggy Fleming undergoes breast cancer surgery

1998-02-20

Tara Lipinski wins Olympic figure skating gold medal

1998-04-01

World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Minn

1998-04-02

World Mens Figure Skating Championship in Minn

1998-04-03

World Ice Dance Figure Skating Championship in Minn

2002-12-18

2003 California recall: Then Governor of California Gray Davis announces that the state would face a record budget deficit of $35 billion, roughly double the figure reported during his reelection campaign one month earlier.

2013-03-15

Patrick Chan of Canada wins the men's 2013 World Figure Skating Championships

2013-03-16

Kim Yu-Na of South Korea wins the women's 2013 World Figure Skating Championships

2014-02-12

Tatyana Volosozhar and Maksim Trankov win the Olympic gold in pairs figure skating

2015-11-05

World's first figure-8 ferris wheel opens in Macau

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Figure - Notable Birthdays

Alexander NevskyMay 30, 1220

Carlos GardelDec 11, 1890

Figure - Birthdays
Date Event
1220-05-30

Alexander Nevsky, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Vladimir-Suzdal, Prince of Novgorod and Grand Prince of Vladimir, considered the key figure in medieval Rus (1252-63)

1724-04-27

Col. Thomas Gardner, a heroic political figure and soldier (d. 1775)

1750-04-17

François de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (d. 1828)

1780-09-28

Elie Decazes, France, Bourbon Restoration political figure

1792-08-26

Manuel Oribe, Uruguayan political figure (d. 1857)

1815-07-28

Stefan Dunjov, Banat Bulgarian military figure (d. 1889)

1828-05-12

Gabriel Dante Rossetti, England, poet/painter, Pre-Raphaelite figure

1845-08-09

André Bessette, Canadian religious figure (d. 1937)

1857-03-23

Fannie Farmer, Boston, Massachusetts, American culinary figure

1858-01-07

Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, key figure in the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language (d. 1922)

1859-06-08

Smith Wigglesworth, British religious figure (d. 1947)

1859-12-26

William Stephens, U.S. political figure (d. 1944)

1873-01-11

John Callan O'Laughlin, American political and military figure and journalist (d. 1949)

1873-12-18

Francis Burton Harrison, American political figure (d. 1957)

1876-02-09

Martin Stixrud, Norway, figure skater (Olympic-bronze-1920)

1877-08-07

Ulrich Salchow, Swedish figure skater (d. 1949)

1879-04-21

Kartini, Indonesian national figure (d. 1904)

1884-08-26

William Slade, His Military Figure

1886-07-31

Salvatore Maranzano, Sicilian-born American organized crime figure (d. 1931)

1888-12-20

Fred Merkle, American baseball figure (d. 1958)

1890-11-12

Lily Kronberger, Hungarian figure skater (d. 1974)

1890-12-11

Carlos Gardel, Buenos Aires, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango (d. 1935)

1894-07-04

Henry Carlson, basketball coach (originated figure 8 play)

1901-09-16

Andree Joly Bunet, France, figure skater pair (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)

1902-06-28

Pierre Brunet, France, figure skater pair (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)

1902-09-24

Ayatollah Khomeini [Ruhollah Khomeini], Supreme leader of Iran (1979-89), religious figure, and political leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution (d. 1989)

1903-01-27

Otto P. Weyland, American military figure (d. 1979)

1905-02-10

Walter Brown, Massachusetts US, original owner of the Boston Celtics and important figure in the development of ice hockey in the United States

1905-09-27

Ernest Baier, Germany, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1936)

1907-07-27

Mollie Doreen Phillips, British figure skater/judge (Olympics 1932,36)

1914-01-31

Sri Daya Mata, Hindu religious figure

1919-02-07

Ilse Pausin, Austria, figure skating pairs (Olympics-silver-1936)

1920-04-08

Erik Pausin, Austria, figure skating pairs (Olympics-silver-1936)

1920-10-08

Maxie Herber, Germany, figure skater pairs (Olympic-gold-1936)

1920-11-28

Cecilia Colledge, England, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1936)

1925-06-30

Micheline Lannoy, Belgium, figure skating pairs (Olympic-gold-1948)

1925-10-09

Johnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure (d. 1958)

1926-10-27

H R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure)

1928-03-22

Betty Callaway, figure skating trainer

1928-05-09

Barbara Ann Scott, Ottawa Ontario, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1948), (d. 2012)

1929-07-18

Dick Totten Button, Englewood NJ, figure skater (Olympic-gold-48, 52)

1930-09-08

Jeanette Altwegg, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952)

1931-10-16

Charles W Colson, Boston Massachusetts, presidential adviser (Watergate figure), (d. 2012)

1933-11-23

Hayes Jenkins, US, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)

1935-07-18

Tenley Albright, Boston Mass, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)

1936-05-19

Elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)

1936-06-29

David Jenkins, US, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1960)

1938-10-14

John Dean III, former White House counsel (Watergate figure)

1939-06-15

Ward Connerly, American political figure

1940-01-20

Carol Heiss Jenkins, NYC, figure skater (Oly-gold/silver-56, 60)

1940-08-31

Alain Calmat, France, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1964)

1940-11-13

Joan Haanappel, figure skater/sports reporter

1942-03-23

Walter Rodney, Guyanese historian and political figure (d. 1980)

1942-06-28

Sjoukje Dijkstra, Holland, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1964)

1946-01-12

Lady Cosgrove, Scottish judiciary figure

1947-01-23

Gatewood Galbraith, [Louis], Carlisle, Kentucky, Lawyer, American political activist, iconic Kentucky political figure, (d. 2012)

1947-09-14

Wolfgang Schwartz, Austria, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1968)

1947-11-04

Alexei Ulanov, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)

1948-07-27

Peggy Fleming Jenkins, San Jose California, figure skater (Olym-gold-1968)

1948-10-20

Andrei Suraikin, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-silver-1972)

1949-07-21

Ludmila Smirnova, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-silver-1972)

1949-09-09

John Curry, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1976)

1949-09-12

Irina Rodnina, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)

1951-01-22

Ondrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (d. 1989)

1951-04-13

Beatrix "Trixie" Schuba, Austria, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972)

1952-06-16

Aleksandr Zaitsev, USSR, pairs figure skating (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)

1953-02-11

Alan Rubin, music figure (Blues Brothers)

1956-07-26

Dorothy Hamill, Riverside Ct, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1976)

1957-03-17

Robin Cousins, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1980)

1957-08-31

Dean Teaster, Figure in the Forest

1958-06-28

Sergei Shakrai, USSR, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1980)

1958-08-13

Scott Hamilton, Toledo Ohio, figure skater (Oly-gold-1984)

1959-10-28

Robert J. Baker, Go Figure

1960-02-08

Linda Fratianne, Los Angeles California, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1980)

1960-08-02

Linda Fratianne, US, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1980)

1961-12-18

Brian Orser, Canada, figure skater (Olympics-Silver-88)

1961-9-25

Tracy Wilson, 1992 Winter Olympics Figure Skating

1963-01-28

Denise Beillmann, Switz, figure skater (Olympics-4th-1980)

1963-05-21

Yelena Vodorezova, USSR, figure skater (Olympic-1976)

1963-10-22

Brian Boitano, Mountainview California, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1988)

1963-12-03

Terri Schiavo, American right to die figure (d. 2005)

1964-10-28

Paul Wylie, figure skater (Olympic-silver)

1964-11-17

Marina Tcherkasova, US, pairs figure skater (Olympic-silver-1980)

1965-04-12

Elaine Zayak, NJ, figure skater (Olympics-6th-1984)

1965-08-07

Elizabeth Manley, Canada, figure skater (Olympics-Silver-88)

1965-12-03

Katarina Witt, Staaken GDR, figure skater (Olympic-Gold-1984, 88)

1966-06-18

Kurt Browning, Alberta, figure skater (Olympic-5-1994)

1967-03-25

Debi Thomas, US, figure skater (Olympic-bronze-1988)

1967-12-09

Caryn Kadavy, Erie Pa, figure skater

1969-08-13

Midori Ito, 1992 Winter Olympics Figure Skating

1969-08-21

Josee Chouinard, Rosemont Quebec, figure skater (Olymp-9th-1994)

1969-10-12

Nancy Ann Kerrigan, Woburn Mass, figure skater (Olympics-silver-1994)

1970-04-02

Marcus Christensen, Toronto Ontario, figure skater (1995 Canadian-2nd)

1970-05-07

Sebastien Britten, Brossard Que, figure skater (1995 Canadian Champ)

1970-11-12

Tonya Harding, Portland Or, figure skater (Oly-8th-1994/US Champ 1994)

1971-03-01

Shepherd Clark, Atlanta Ga, figure skater (1994, 97 Eastern Sr champ)

1971-07-12

Kristi Tsuya Yamaguchi, Hayward California, figure skater (Olympic-Gold-92)

1971-08-25

Michael Chack, Toms River NJ, figure skater (1997 Pac Coast Sr champ)

1971-08-28

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

1972-01-29

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

1972-04-21

Gwendal Peizerat, The 2002 Olympic Games Figure Skating Competition/Exhibition

1972-05-09

Dan Hollander, Royal Oak Mich, figure skater (1996 Great Lakes champ)

1972-10-11

Kyoko Ina, Tokyo Japan, figure skater (1993 North Atlantic Sr champ)

1973-04-04

Damon Allen, Winston-Salem NC, figure skater (1997 Midwestern champ)

1973-09-13

Philip Dulebohn, Washington DC, figure skater (1997 Eastern Sr - 3rd)

1973-10-18

John Baldwin Jr, Dallas TX, figure skater (1996 SW Pacific Sr champ)

1974-03-11

Kevin Donovan, Des Plaines Ill, figure skater (1997 Great Lakes-2nd)

1974-05-29

Robyn Petroskey, Minneapolis Minn, figure skater (1996 Midwest champ)

1975-03-20

Brian Buetsch, Rockford Ill, figure skater (1997 Great Lakes Sr champ)

1975-08-30

Marina Anissina, The 2002 Olympic Games Figure Skating Competition/Exhibition

1976-05-06

Lindsay Page, Madison Wis, figure skater (1997 E Great Lakes Sr-3rd)

1976-08-02

Michael Weiss, Washington DC, figure skater (1997 World Champ-7th)

1976-11-24

Chen Lu, China, figure skater (Olympics-Bronze-94)

1976-11-24

Lu Chen, 1998 Olympic Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition Highlights

1977-04-15

Lisa Bell, Rockford Ill, figure skater (1997 Midwestern Sr champ)

1977-04-20

Lisa Ervin, figure skater (US Nationals-4th-1992)

1977-05-02

Amy D'Entremont, Stoneham Mass, figure skater (1995 NE Jr champ)

1977-05-17

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

1977-08-23

Nicole Bobeck, Chic, figure skater (US Champ 1995)

1977-11-16

Oksana Baiul, Ukraine, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1994)

1978-01-05

Sabrina Harman, American military figure and accused torturer

1978-06-01

Karen Kwan, Torrance California, figure skater (1995 Pac Coast Sr champ)

1978-07-01

Jacqie Turner, west Covina California, figure skater, 1997 SW Pacific-2nd

1978-12-21

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

1979-01-29

Scott Davis, 1994 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition and Exhibition Highlights

1979-02-09

Irina Slutskaya, The 2002 Olympic Games Figure Skating Competition/Exhibition

1979-06-20

Sydne Vogel, Anchorage Alaska, figure skater (1996 NW Pac Sr champ)

1979-08-09

Alizah Allen, NYC NY, figure skater (1997 North Atlantic Sr champ)

1979-10-31

Saaphyri Windsor, American reality tv figure

1980-03-18

Alexei Yagudin, 1998 Olympic Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition Highlights

1980-05-09

Angela Nikodinov, Spartanburg SC, figure skater (1997 Pacif Sr champ)

1980-06-17

Brittney McConn, Largo Fla, figure skater (1997 Eastern Sr champ)

1980-07-07

Michele Kwan, Torrance California, figure skater (Oly-94, Oly-silver-98)

1980-07-07

Michelle Kwan, The 2002 Olympic Games Figure Skating Competition/Exhibition

1980-09-10

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

1980-12-26

Serena Phillips, Corvallis Ore, figure skater (1997 Pruetten champ)

1980-9-10

Timothy Goebel, The 2002 Olympic Games Figure Skating Competition/Exhibition

1982-06-10

Tara Lipinski, Philadelphia Pa, figure skater (1997 World Champ)

1982-08-06

Kevin van der Perren, Belgian figure skater

1982-09-01

Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian figure skater

1982-11-03

Evgeny Plushenko, Russian figure skater

1983-09-07

Annette Dytrt, German skater figure

1984-07-02

Johnny Weir, American figure skater

1984-10-26

Sasha Cohen, American figure skater

1984-10-26

Sasha Cohen, The 2002 Olympic Games Figure Skating Competition/Exhibition

1985-05-02

Sarah Hughes, American figure skater

1985-05-02

Sarah Hughes, The 2002 Olympic Games Figure Skating Competition/Exhibition

1985-06-04

Evan Lysacek, American figure skater

1985-10-24

Jason Gulati, The Figure of Authority

1986-01-13

Joannie Rochette, Canadian figure skater

1986-07-24

Andrei Lutai, Russian figure skater

1987-02-08

Carolina Kostner, Italian European champion figure skater

1987-03-25

Nobunari Oda, Japanese figure skater

1987-12-18

Miki Andō, Japanese figure skater

1988-07-26

Zachary Maxell, Figure It Out

1988-08-21

Whitney Sloan, Go Figure

1988-09-26

Kiira Korpi, Finnish figure skater

1989-01-26

Emily Hughes, American figure skater

1989-03-28

Mira Leung, Canadian figure skater

1989-10-04

Kimmie Meissner, American figure skater

1990-01-07

Elene Gedevanishvili, Georgian figure skater

1990-05-27

Ekaterina Zaikina, Russian figure-skater

1990-09-05

Kim Yu-Na, Korean figure skater

1990-09-25

Mao Asada, Japanese figure skater

1991-06-04

Jordan Hinson, Go Figure

1992-07-21

Rachael Flatt, American figure skater

1993-04-16

Mirai Nagasu, American Figure Skater

1993-05-20

Caroline Zhang, American figure skater

1994-04-12

Austin Jepson, Go Figure

2003-07-04

Alessia di Matteo, Italian medical figure (d. 2005)

Figure - Notable Weddings

Virginia WoolfAug 10, 1912

Figure - Weddings
Date Event
1912-08-10

British literary figure (author of "To the Lighthouse") Virginia Woolf (30) weds political theorist Leonard Woolf (31)

1949-09-15

Figure skater and actress Sonja Henie (36) weds Winthrop Gardner Jr

1956-06-06

Three-time Olympic Champion figure skater Sonja Henie (44) weds Norwegian shipping magnate and art patron Niels Onstad (47)

1984-09-14

Figure skater Marina Klimova (18) weds her partner Sergei Ponomarenko (23)

1993-09-04

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

1999-06-05

1994 Figure Skater World Champion Yuka Sato (26) weds her fellor skater Jason Dungjen

2000-07-08

Olympic figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi (28) weds Carolina Hurricanes ice hockey player Bret Hedican (29) at the Mauna Lani Resort in Kona, Hawaii

2002-06-10

1988 and 1994 Olympic Champion skater Ekaterina Gordeeva (31) weds 1998 Olympic Champion figure skater Ilia Kulik (25) in San Francisco

2005-12-31

Olympic gold medal skater Jamie Sale (28) weds her pair figure skater David Pelletier (31) at Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Canada

2006-12-30

Canadian pair figure skaters David Pelletier (31) weds partner Jamie Sale (28) at the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel in Alberta, Canada

2013-01-19

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

Figure - Notable Deaths

Julius CaesarMar 15, -44

Carlos GardelJun 24, 1935

Farrah FawcettJun 25, 2009

Figure - Deaths
Date Event
44

Julius Caesar, Roman military and political figure, is stabbed to death at 55

BC
AD
1093-11-13

Malcolm III (Canmore, "Big Head") King of Scots, dies in battle at Alnwick, Northumberland. Historical figure Shakespeare's character based on.

1828-01-10

François de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750)

1843-02-15

Theodoros Kolokotronis, Greek military figure (b. 1770)

1889-08-29

Stefan Dunjov, Banat Bulgarian military figure (b. 1815)

1900-12-21

Roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847)

1914-08-22

Giacomo Radini-Tedeschi Italian religious figure

1915-01-15

Fannie Farmer, American culinary figure and author dies aged 57

1919-11-15

Mohammad Farid, an influential Egyptian political figure.

1928-06-03

Li Yüan-hung, Chinese general and political figure (b. 1864)

1935-06-24

Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, dies in a plane crash at 44

1937-01-06

André Besette, Canadian religious figure (b. 1845)

1944-03-04

Louis Capone, New York organized crime figure (b. 1896) (executed)

1944-04-24

William Stephens, U.S. political figure (b. 1859)

1949-03-14

John Callan O'Laughlin, American political and military figure and journalist (b. 1873)

1949-04-19

Ulrich Salchow, Swedish figure skater (b. 1877)

1950-05-08

William Slade, His Military Figure

1956-03-02

Fred Merkle, American baseball figure (b. 1888)

1957-11-21

Francis Burton Harrison, American political figure (b. 1873)

1958-04-04

Johnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure (b. 1925)

1961-02-15

Marubel Vinaon Owen, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1932), dies

1967-07-08

Fatima Jinnah, Pakistani political figure (b. 1893)

1969-10-12

Sonja Henie, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1928, 32, 36), dies at 57

1970-06-11

William 'Billy Batts' Devino, American crime figure (b. 1921)

1979-09-02

Otto P. Weyland, American military figure (b. 1903)

1986-06-15

Christian Stengel, La figure de proue

1988-12-12

Anthony "Tony Pro" Provenzano, American Mafia figure (b. 1917)

1989-02-02

Ondrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (b. 1951)

1994-04-15

John Curry, English figure skater (Oly-gold-76), dies of AIDS at 44

1994-12-15

Mollie Doreen Phillips, Brit figure skater (Eur-bronze-33), dies at 87

1995-11-20

Sergei Grinkov, figure skater (Oly-gold), dies of heart attack at 28

1997-03-20

Carlo Fassi, figure skating coach (Fleming, Hamill), dies at 67

1997-04-13

Dorothy Frooks, American author and military figure (b. 1896)

1998-05-08

Bebe Rebozo, American banker and Watergate figure (b. 1912)

2000-08-19

Bineshwar Brahma, Bodo littérateur and religious figure (birth date unknown)

2003-04-06

Gerald Emmett Cardinal Carter, Canadian religious figure (b. 1912)

2003-08-22

Arnold Gerschwiler, Swiss figure skating trainer (b. 1914)

2005-01-22

Rose Mary Woods, American Watergate scandal figure (b. 1917)

2005-03-31

Terri Schiavo, American figure in right to die case (b. 1963)

2007-01-23

E. Howard Hunt, American Watergate figure (b. 1918)

2007-07-12

Mr. Butch, Iconic Boston street figure (b. 1951)

2007-08-29

Richard Jewell, central figure in the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing (b. 1962)

2008-01-10

Christopher Bowman, American figure skater (b. 1967)

2008-05-29

Dianne Odell, American medical figure (b. 1947)

2008-05-30

Lorenzo Odone, American medical figure (b. 1978)

2008-08-13

Bill Gwatney, American political figure (b. 1959)

2009-06-25

Farrah Fawcett, American actress and pop culture figure (b.1947)

2009-08-31

Eraño Manalo, Filipino religious figure (b. 1925)

2010-11-08

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

2010-11-10

Nicolo Rizzuto, Sicilian-born Canadian organized crime figure (b. 1924)

2010-11-25

Bernard Matthews, British poultry industry figure (b. 1930)

2010-11-30

Rajiv Dixit, Indian scientist and Swadeshi movement figure (b. 1967)

2010-11-30

Faye Wright, American spiritual figure (b. 1914)

2011-04-24

Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru, spiritual figure (b. 1926)

2012-01-04

Gatewood Galbraith, [Louis], lawyer, American political activist, iconic Kentucky political figure, dies from pneumonia at 64

2012-09-30

Barbara Ann Scott, Canadian figure skater, dies at 84

2015-11-03

Ahmed Chalabi, controversial Iraqi political figure, dead at 71

2016-04-20

Barry Davies, legendary SAS figure, dies aged 71

2017-07-30

Algeria independence figure Redha Malek dies aged 86


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