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Pacific - Notable Historical Events

Ferdinand MagellanNov 28, 1520

Francis DrakeJul 26, 1579

James CookAug 25, 1768

Charles DarwinJun 10, 1834

John A. MacdonaldNov 5, 1873

Joe DiMaggioJul 26, 1933

Amelia EarhartJul 2, 1937

Edward TellerNov 1, 1952

Mickey WrightSep 11, 1966

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Pacific - Historical Events
Date Event
1513-09-25

Vasco Nunez de Balboa is first European to see Pacific Ocean

1520-10-21

Exploer Ferdinand Magellen and his fleet reach Cape Virgenes and become first Europeans to sail into the Pacific Ocean

1520-11-28

Ferdinand Magellan begins crossing Pacific Ocean

1579-07-26

Francis Drake leaves San Francisco to cross Pacific Ocean

1700-02-27

Pacific Island of New Britain discovered

1768-08-25

Captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England on his first voyage, on board the Endeavour, bound for the Pacific Ocean

1776-07-12

Captain Cook departs with Resolution for 3rd trip to Pacific Ocean

1776-11-30

Captain Cook begins 3rd & last trip to Pacific (South Sea)

1788-06-11

1st British ship built on Pacific coast begun at Nootka Sound, BC

1793-07-22

Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean becoming the first Euro-American to complete a transcontinental crossing of Canada.

1804-05-14

Meriwether Lewis & William Clark's expedition commissioned by Thomas Jefferson sets out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

1805-11-07

Lewis and Clark sight Pacific Ocean

1805-11-19

Lewis & Clark reach Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross continent

1806-09-23

Lewis & Clark return to St Louis from Pacific Northwest

1810-06-23

John Jacob Astor organizes Pacific Fur Co (Astoria, Oregon)

1811-04-12

1st US colonists on Pacific coast arrive at Cape Disappointment, WA

1813-03-25

1st US flag flown in battle on the Pacific, frigate Essex

1813-10-23

The Pacific Fur Company trading post in Astoria, Oregon is turned over to the rival British North West Company (the fur trade in the Pacific Northwest was dominated for the next three decades by the United Kingdom).

1834-06-10

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails Pacific Ocean

1855-01-28

The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway.

1856-01-23

Steamer Pacific lost

1857-04-29

US Army, Pacific Div HQ permanently forms at Presidio (SF)

1858-08-15

Regular mail to Pacific coast begins

1862-07-10

US begins construction of Central Pacific Railroad

1863-03-03

US Congress authorizes track width of 4'8½" for Union Pacific Railroad

1867-08-28

United States occupy Midway Islands in the Pacific

1870-02-15

Ground broken for Northern Pacific Railway near Duluth, Minn

1873-11-05

Due to the fallout from the Pacific Scandal, John A. Macdonald resigns as Prime Minister of Canada

1875-06-04

Pacific Stock Exchange opens

1875-06-05

Pacific Stock Exchange formally opens in San Francisco

1875-11-04

Passenger Steamship "Pacific" collides with sailing vessel "Orpheus" off Cape Flattery Wash, 236 die

1876-09-06

Southern Pacific line from LA to SF completed

1879-03-23

War of the Pacific was fought between Chile and the joints forces of Bolivia and Peru. Chile successfully took over Arica and Tarapacá which left Bolivia as a landlocked country.

1879-04-05

Chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific.

1879-05-21

War of the Pacific: Two Chilean ships blocking the harbor of Iquique (then belonging to Peru) battle two Peruvian vessels in the Battle of Iquique.

1879-10-08

War of the Pacific: the Chilean Navy defeats the Peruvian Navy in the Battle of Angamos, Peruvian Admiral Miguel Grau is killed in the encounter.

1880-06-07

War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), that ended the Campaña del Desierto (Desert Campaign).

1882-09-18

Pacific Stock Exchange opens (as Local Security Board)

1883-09-08

Northern Pacific RR's last spike driven at Independence Creek, Mont

1885-11-07

Canadian Pacific Railway completed at Craigellachie

1889-02-07

Astronomical Society of Pacific holds 1st meeting in SF

1889-06-03

The Canadian Pacific Railway is completed from coast to coast.

1889-11-17

Union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland & SF

1891-02-06

1st great train robbery by Dalton Gang (Southern Pacific #17)

1899-01-17

US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific

1900-01-16

The US gains control over Tutuila in Samoa and several smaller Pacific islands

1901-05-09

A financial panic begins in the USA following the struggle between two groups to control the railroads between the Great Lakes and the Pacific

1901-07-12

Striking Canadian salmon fishermen on the Pacific coast, resentful of the nonunion Japanese who continue to fish, maroon and imprison 47

1902-12-28

Trans-Pacific cable links Hawaii to US

1903-07-04

Pacific Cable (SF, Hawaii, Guam, Phil) opens, Pres TR sends message

1904-03-06

The Japanese fleet bombards Vladivostok, the major Russian port on the Pacific

1904-04-08

Great Britain and France establish their Entente Cordiale, a technical treaty settling long-standing disagreements over Morocco, Egypt, Africa, and the Pacific

1904-10-20

Bolivia and Chile sign a treaty ending the War of the Pacific; it recognizes Chile's possession of the coast, but provides for construction of a railway to link La Paz, Bolivia, to Arica on the coast

1906-05-22

A British garrison leaves Esquimalt, on the Pacific coast, after a military occupation that began in 1858: these were the last British soldiers stationed in Canada

1908-11-30

The US Secretary of State and Japan's ambassador to the US exchange notes in what becomes known as the Root-Takahira Agreement: they affirm support for an independent China with an 'open door' policy and for the status quo in the Pacific

1909-06-01

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition opens in Seattle

1912-01-03

South Pacific RR offers to bring Liberty Bell to Exposition, free

1913-04-26

Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in SF

1913-10-10

Gamboa Dam in Panama blown up; Atlantic & Pacific waters mix

1914-11-09

Off Cocos Island, near Sumatra, the Australian cruiser 'Sydney' sinks German cruiser 'Emden', which has been attacking ships in the Pacific

1915-01-16

Congress authorizes $1 & $50 Panama-Pacific Intl Expo gold coin

1915-02-20

Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in San Francisco

1915-06-15

US government mints 1st $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo

1915-12-04

Panama-Pacific International Exposition closes in San Francisco

1916-01-12

Britain proclaims Gilbert & Ellice Is colony in Pacific

1916-07-15

Boeing Company (Pacific Aero) formed by William Boeing in Seattle Wash

1920-12-17

Japan receives League of Nations mandate over Pacific islands

1921-11-13

US, France, Japan & British Empire sign a Pacific Treaty

1922-05-10

The United States annexes the Kingman Reef in n the North Pacific Ocean

1926-02-11

Tokelau (Union) Islands in South Pacific transfers to NZ

1928-05-31

1st aerial crossing of Pacific takes off from Oakland

1928-06-09

Charles Kingsford-Smith & Charles Ulm are 1st to fly across the Pacific when they end their flight from California to Brisbane

1929-08-25

Graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage

1933-02-06

Highest recorded sea wave (not tsunami), 34 m, in North Pacific hurricane by USS Ramapo

1933-07-26

Joe DiMaggio ends 61 game hitting streak in Pacific Coast League

1934-03-02

Union Pacific tests light-weight high-speed passenger train, Omaha

1934-11-21

NY Yankees buy Joe DiMaggio from SF Seals (Pacific Coast League)

1935-02-12

Great airship, USS Macon, crashes into Pacific Ocean

1935-10-17

Pacific Association of AAU votes not to participate in Berlin Olympics

1935-11-21

First commercial crossing of Pacific by plane (China Clipper)

1935-11-22

China Clipper (flying boat) took off from Alameda, California, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight

1937-04-28

1st commercial flight across Pacific, Pan Am

1937-07-02

Amelia Earhart & Fred Noonan disappear over Pacific Ocean

1939-04-06

US & UK agree on joint control of Canton & Enderbury Is (Pacific)

1941-07-13

Eddie Mayo (LA-Pacific Coast League), spits in face of ump Ray Snyder

1942-01-06

Pan American Airlines becomes the first commercial airline to schedule a flight around the world ("Pacific Clipper").

1942-05-04

Battle of Coral Sea begins in the Pacific (1st sea battle fought solely in air) between Japanese, US and Australian navies and air forces

1942-08-07

1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is

1943-01-30

USS Chicago sinks in Pacific Ocean

1943-02-09

Japanese troops evacuate Guadalcanal, ends epic WWII battle on the Solomon Islands in the Pacific

1943-03-26

Battle of Komandorski Islands, Pacific Ocean

1943-08-14

-Aug 24th: Quadrant conference over strike in Pacific Ocean

1944-06-15

US forces begin invasion of Saipan in Pacific

1945-01-07

The last surface engagement between Allies and Japanese in the Pacific campaign, World War II

1945-03-23

Largest operation in Pacific War (WWII), 1,500 US Navy ships bomb Japanese island of Okinawa

1945-07-28

Physicist Raemer Schreiber and Lieutenant Colonel Peer de Silva arrive on the Pacific island of Tinian with the plutonium core used to assemble the Fat Man bomb used in the bombing of Nagasaki on August 9

1945-07-29

After delivering the Atomic Bomb across the Pacific, the cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed & sunk by a Japanese submarine

1946-12-19

Noel Cowards musical "Pacific 1860" premieres in London

1947-07-18

US begins administering Trust Territory of Pacific Islands

1947-08-07

Thor Heyerdahl and his fellow adventurers aboard the Kon-Tiki reach the Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia after 101 days at sea crossing the Pacific Ocean

1947-12-11

Pacific Coast League application for major league status rejected

1949-04-07

"South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances

1950-04-09

4th Tony Awards: Cocktail Party & South Pacific win

1950-05-01

Pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers & Hammerstein (South Pacific)

1951-11-13

Lefty O'Doul's all-stars, including Joe DiMaggio & Billy Martin, lose 3-1 to Pacific League all-star team (Japan)

1952-04-28

WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect

1952-11-01

"Ivy Mike", the first thermonuclear weapon to utilize the H-bomb design of Edward Teller and Stanislaw Ulam, is detonated in the Marshall Islands, Pacific Ocean

1954-01-16

"South Pacific" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 1928 performances

1955-05-14

US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean

1957-09-15

SF Seals (Pacific Coast League) play their last game

1958-05-19

South Pacific soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 31 weeks

1958-06-17

The Wooden Roller Coaster at Playland, which is in the Pacific National Exhibition, Vancouver, Canada opened, and is still open to this day

1958-07-29

Southern Pacific Bay ferries stop running

1959-10-27

Rare Pacific hurricane kills 2,000 in Western Mexico

1960-01-23

Bathosphere "Trieste" reach bottom of Pacific (10,900 m)

1962-03-16

US Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167

1962-05-06

US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean

1962-10-12

Infamous Columbus Day Storm strikes the U.S. Pacific Northwest with record wind velocities; 46 dead and at least U.S. $230 million in damages

1962-10-22

Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center

1963-06-03

A Northwest Airlines DC-7 crashes in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of British Columbia, killing 101.

1964-12-16

US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean

1965-02-12

Nuclear test at Pacific Ocean

1966-03-04

Canadian Pacific airliner explodes on landing at Tokyo, 64 die

1966-09-11

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pacific Ladies' Golf Classic

1966-10-26

First Pacific communications satellite launched, Intelsat 2

1967-09-10

Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Pacific Golf Classic

1967-12-01

Pacific Northwest Sports awarded AL expansion franchise (Seattle)

1968-09-08

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Pacific Ladies Golf Classic

1969-01-15

Nuclear test at Pacific Ocean

1969-07-26

Sharon Sites Adams, 39, becomes 1st lady to solo sail the Pacific

1972-10-16

"Pacific Paradise" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 5 performances

1972-10-21

"Pacific Paradise" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 5 performances

1973-06-23

World Court condemns French nuclear tests in the Pacific

1973-07-21

France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Atoll un the Pacific

1973-09-25

3-man crew of Skylab 3 make safe splashdown in Pacific after 59 days

1976-01-11

"Pacific Overtures" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 193 perfs

1976-01-11

Stephen Sondheim's musical "Pacific Overtures," premieres in NYC

1976-06-27

"Pacific Overtures" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 193 perfs

1979-01-30

Varig 707-323C freighter, flown by the same commander as Flight 820, disappears over the Pacific Ocean 30 minutes after taking off from Tokyo.

1979-05-01

Marshall Islands (in Pacific) become self-governing

1979-10-12

The lowest recorded non-tornadic atmospheric pressure, 87.0 kPa (870 mbar or 25.69 inHg), occurred in the Western Pacific during Typhoon Tip.

1980-03-31

The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railroad operates its final train after being ordered to liquidate its assets due to bankruptcy and debt owed to creditors.

1981-01-01

Palau (Trust Territory of Pacific Is) becomes self-governing

1981-08-03

France performs nuclear test in Pacific

1981-11-12

1st balloon crossing of Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V)

1987-12-07

43 die in Pacific Southwest Airline crash in California (man shot pilots)

1989-02-24

US Boeing 747 loses parts of roof over Pacific, 9 die

1990-10-01

Meteorite explode above Pacific Ocean

1991-05-12

A new cancer drug is announced which can only be found in bark of a rare tree in the Pacific Northwest

1991-09-14

386 yards & scored 7 touchdowns as the Aztecs beat Pacific 55-34

1991-10-27

John Brodie wins Security Pacific Senior Golf Classic

1994-02-01

Large meteorite falls near Kusaie, Pacific Ocean

1995-02-22

Steve Fossett completes 1st air balloon over Pacific Ocean (9600 km)

1996-09-11

Union Pacific Railroad purchases Southern Pacific Railroad.

1998-02-26

Total solar eclipse in Venezuela-Pacific Ocean (4m09)

1998-07-26

19th US Senior Golf Open ends at Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Calif

2000-01-31

Alaska Airlines flight 261 MD-83, experiencing horizontal stabilizer problems, crashes in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Point Mugu, California, killing all 88 persons aboard.

2001-03-23

The Russian Mir space station is disposed of, breaking up in the atmosphere before falling into the southern Pacific Ocean near Fiji.

2007-08-15

An 8.0-magnitude earthquake off the Pacific coast devastates Ica and various regions of Peru killing 514 and injuring 1,090.

2013-02-01

Zenit-3SL, a Ukranian-Russian carrier rocket, fails 40 seconds after liftoff and crashes into the Pacific Ocean

2014-11-08

Protests across New Zealand against the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations

2014-11-09

Asia-Pacific countries, including China and the United States, announce plans to co-operate more closely in the fight against corruption

2016-04-10

Asia Pacific|Fire at Temple in Southern India Kills at Least 80

2016-04-24

Pilot lands solar-powered plane after risky flight across Pacific Ocean

2016-05-20

Asia Pacific|Taiwan Installs 1st Woman President Amid Tension With China

2016-05-25

Asia Pacific|Taliban Confirm Death of Leader, Mullah Mansour, in US Drone Strike

2016-06-23

Kim Jong-un says North Korea missiles can reach US in Pacific

2016-11-30

Canada PM Approves Controversial Pipeline to Pacific Coast

2016-12-25

China's 1st Aircraft Carrier Heads for Western Pacific

2018-04-02

China space lab mostly burns up on re-entry in south Pacific

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Pacific - Notable Birthdays

Chester NimitzFeb 24, 1885

Iva MajoliAug 12, 1977

Pacific - Birthdays
Date Event
1757-06-22

George Vancouver, surveyed Pacific coast from San Francisco to Vancouver Island

1822-09-16

Charles S Crocker, Pres of Central & South Pacific Railroad

1832-05-05

H H Bancroft, historian, publisher (History of Pacific States)

1871-10-02

Cordell Hull, The Pacific Boils Over

1875-04-23

Lee Tung Foo, Across the Pacific

1880-05-14

Samuel E. Hines, Across the Pacific

1880-07-30

Robert R. McCormick, Hawaii Pacific Miracle

1882-10-30

William "Bull" F Halsey, US vice-admiral (WW II Pacific)

1884-12-21

Paul Stanton, Across the Pacific

1884-12-30

Hideki Tojo, The Pacific Boils Over

1885-02-24

Chester Nimitz, US admiral (commanded Pacific fleet in WW II)

1886-06-25

Henry H. Arnold, Army Air Forces - Pacific

1887-07-29

Mamoru Shigemitsu, Victory in the Pacific

1888-06-11

Arthur Grimble, Pacific Destiny

1891-04-27

Ilona Vas, Kansas Pacific

1892-03-10

Arthur Honegger, Le Havre, France, composer (King David, Pacific 231)

1892-03-28

Spencer Chan, Across the Pacific

1892-05-08

Ezio Pinza, Rome Italy, bass singer (South Pacific, RCA Victor Show)

1894-07-27

Gerald F Bogan, US vice-admiral (WW II-Pacific Ocean)

1896-05-21

Kathryn Johnson, South Pacific

1898-06-11

Delmer Blair, South Pacific

1903-03-22

James S Russell, US pilot/admiral (WW II Pacific Ocean)

1904-01-26

Douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail)

1904-06-18

Keye Luke, Canton China, actor (Across the Pacific, Yangtse Incident)

1905-07-13

Satini Pualoa, Wings Over the Pacific

1906-03-18

Roy L Johnson, US admiral (WW II-Pacific Ocean)

1906-04-08

Max Afford, Pacific Adventure

1906-07-07

Hank Vadare, South Pacific

1906-12-18

Kam Tong, actor (Across the Pacific, Flower Drum Song)

1907-02-03

James A. Michner, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, American author (Tales of the South Pacific, Hawaii)

1907-02-03

James A. Michener, South Pacific

1907-11-19

George Hall, South Pacific

1908-10-05

Joshua Logan, Broadway producer (South Pacific)

1909-10-06

David Bilcock Sr., Pan-Pacific Jamboree

1910-01-16

David McCampbell, US pilot/capt (WW II-Pacific-downed 34 Jap planes)

1912-07-18

Henry L "Hank" Miller, US pilot/lt adm (WW II-Pacific)

1912-12-26

Ben Kadish, South Pacific

1913-01-13

Jeff Morrow, NYC, actor (Bart-Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising)

1914-03-02

Fred Feldkamp, America Goes to War in the Pacific

1914-04-19

Archie Savage, South Pacific

1916-08-06

Roland Got, Across the Pacific

1916-11-22

Ila McAvoy, South Pacific

1916-9-18

Rossano Brazzi, South Pacific

1919-12-25

Freddie Baker, South Pacific

1919-9-19

Roy Voris, Pacific: February 1942-July 1945

1920-9-11

Scott Forbes, Operation Pacific

1921-05-17

Alice Hammerstein, Passion, Prejudice and South Pacific: Creating an American Masterpiece

1921-08-27

Roy Damron, South Pacific

1923-01-08

Giorgio Tozzi, South Pacific

1923-04-25

Floyd Simmons, South Pacific

1923-07-18

Reuben Bercovitch, Hell in the Pacific

1924-10-16

Joe Bailey, South Pacific

1925-04-07

Patrick Filmer-Sankey, SOS Pacific

1926-05-17

Geoffrey Caston, vice chancellor (U of South Pacific)

1927-02-28

John Swire, British aircraft magnate (Cathay Pacific)

1927-11-07

Michael Berechet, Piratii din Pacific

1929-11-05

Faye Antaky, South Pacific

1929-9-18

Jack Mullaney, South Pacific

1930-01-01

Yvonne De Lavallade, South Pacific

1930-04-26

Buck Class, South Pacific

1931-09-04

Mitzi Gaynor, Chicago Illinois, American actress/singer/dancer (Anything Goes, South Pacific)

1931-11-15

John Kerr, NYC, actor (South Pacific, Peyton Place, Pit & Pendulum)

1931-11-15

John Kerr, South Pacific

1931-12-16

Lenmana Guerin, South Pacific

1932-02-15

Adrian Swire, British aircraft magnate (Cathay Pacific)

1932-04-17

Jonni Paris, South Pacific

1932-11-11

John Caler, South Pacific

1933-03-12

Durwood Bloomgren, South Pacific

1933-10-12

Donald Mundell, South Pacific

1933-10-13

Monica Meyer, South Pacific

1933-12-12

John Severson, Pacific Vibrations

1934-08-14

Anita Louise Dano, South Pacific

1934-11-13

Nobu McCarthy, Pacific Heights

1934-12-28

Yûjirô Ishihara, Alone on the Pacific

1935-07-01

Carl Esser, South Pacific

1936-02-02

Darlene Engle, South Pacific

1936-04-10

Barbara Donaldson, South Pacific

1936-9-04

John Coldren, South Pacific

1939-05-16

Roland S. Jefferson, Pacific Inferno

1944-06-18

Rick Griffin, Pacific Vibrations

1947-9-09

Corky Carroll, Pacific Vibrations

1948-04-04

John Lee Beatty, 'South Pacific' in Concert from Carnegie Hall

1948-06-22

Maria Melin, Sergeant Körmy and the South Pacific

1948-07-23

David Nuuhiwa, Pacific Vibrations

1949-02-12

Robin Thomas, Pacific Rim

1949-11-08

Julian Barnes, Pacific Rim

1951-03-19

Warren Hsieh, South Pacific

1952-10-25

Mark Syers, Pacific Overtures

1954-11-10

Gary Deneault, Pacific Rim

1956-07-19

Nikki Sudden, The Pacific and Eddy

1956-10-16

James H Newman, Trust Territory of Pacific, PhD/Astronaut (STS 51, 69)

1958-05-06

Vladislav Fyodorov, Pacific Rim

1958-12-02

Delphine Pacific, The Fast and the Furious

1960-02-27

Paul Humphreys, rock synthesizer (OMD-Crush, Pacific Age)

1960-12-13

Randy Stoklos, Pacific Palisades Ca, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)

1961-02-06

Robert Morse, Pacific Rim

1965-07-17

Santiago Segura, Pacific Rim

1966-07-23

Steve Salisbury, Heroes of the Pacific

1966-10-27

Timm Rosenbach, 2003 Pacific Life Holiday Bowl

1967-04-03

Madison McKoy, South Pacific

1968-07-31

Patrick J. Barry, Pacific Rim

1970-06-16

Clifton Collins Jr., Pacific Rim

1970-11-29

Larry Joe Campbell, Pacific Rim

1970-9-01

Alex Murray-Leslie, Our Island in the South Pacific

1971-02-22

Callum Greene, Pacific Rim

1971-04-23

Chuck Adams, Pacific Palisades California, tennis star (1989 USTA Boys)

1971-05-25

Cindy Sit, Pacific Rim

1971-08-06

Craig Ball, South Pacific

1972-03-30

Brian Walsh, Pacific Rim

1972-05-01

Alexander H. Gayner, Pacific Rim

1973-02-14

Bradley James Allan, Pacific Rim

1973-05-23

Holger Burghardt, Death Train to the Pacific

1973-10-18

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

1974-01-30

Siluck Saysanasy, Pacific Rim

1975-12-25

Aaron Weintraub, Pacific Rim

1976-02-09

Charlie Day, Pacific Rim

1976-02-09

Matt Middleton, Pacific Rim

1977-02-02

Zach Hunt, Pacific Rim

1977-03-09

Shamu Naidu, Pacific Rim

1977-03-22

Alan Tang, Pacific Rim

1977-08-12

Iva Majoli, Zagreb Croatia, tennis star (1996 Pan Pacific)

1978-03-03

Cam McLauchlin, Pacific Rim

1978-07-01

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

1979-03-25

Robin Johnson, Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault

1979-08-11

Jodie Lea Ranzinger, Camp Pacific

1979-08-25

Ryan Bradley, Pacific Rim

1979-11-27

Emerson Wong, Pacific Rim

1979-9-14

Leigh Boone, 'South Pacific' in Concert from Carnegie Hall

1980-04-10

Charlie Hunnam, Pacific Rim

1980-04-27

Jonathan Graham, Pacific Rim

1980-10-23

Drew F. Levinson, The Pacific and Eddy

1980-9-16

Matthew R. Laudermilk, Wake Island: Alamo of the Pacific

1981-01-06

Rinko Kikuchi, Pacific Rim

1981-05-08

Amanda Wojtaszek, Pacific Rim

1981-10-13

Jordana Woodland, Dogfights over the Pacific

1981-9-25

Mark Gregg, The Pacific and Eddy

1982-08-20

Darryl Stawychny, Pacific Rim

1982-9-29

Matt Giteau, Pacific Warriors

1983-02-14

Sebastian Pigott, Pacific Rim

1983-11-18

Robert Kazinsky, Pacific Rim

1985-11-26

Katie Heenan, Pacific Alliance Championships

1986-03-04

Csaba Wagner, Pacific Rim

1986-08-31

Tobi Pacific, Girlvert 13

1987-07-15

Charles Luu, Pacific Rim

1987-07-15

Mark Luu, Pacific Rim

1988-01-10

Dan Tyler, Midway: Taking Back the Pacific

1988-02-19

Allyse Ishino, Pacific Alliance Championships

1990-9-12

Hollie Dykes, Pacific Alliance Gymnastics Championships

1995-05-24

Sabrina Vega, Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships

1997-01-23

Lexie Priessman, Pacific Rim Championships

1998-01-21

Amelia Hundley, Pacific Rim Championships

Pacific - Weddings
Date Event
1996-05-26

"Seinfield" actor-comedian Wayne Knight (41) weds makeup artist Paula Sutor (44) in Pacific Palisades, California

1998-01-05

"Hercules" actor Kevin Sorbo (39) weds actress Sam Jenkins (33) at the Beurge Chapel in Pacific Palisades, California

2010-09-25

Actress Emily Deschanel (33) weds writer-actor David Hornsby (34) in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles

2011-05-21

TV actress Sara Rue (33) weds Kevin Price (35) at Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades, California

2014-04-04

TV personality Taylor Armstrong (42) weds attorney John Bluher at the Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades, California

Pacific - Notable Deaths

Douglas MacArthurApr 5, 1964

Pacific - Deaths
Date Event
1912-12-07

George Darwin, theorized Moon was pulled out of Pacific Ocean, dies

1937-07-02

Fred L Noonan, US navigator, disappeared over Pacific Ocean

1939-11-17

Samuel E. Hines, Across the Pacific

1945-09-06

John S Mccain, US admiral, (WW II-Pacific Ocean), dies

1948-11-30

Roland Got, Across the Pacific

1948-12-23

Hideki Tojo, The Pacific Boils Over

1950-01-15

Henry H. Arnold, Army Air Forces - Pacific

1953-08-03

Ilona Vas, Kansas Pacific

1954-11-02

Max Afford, Pacific Adventure

1955-04-01

Robert R. McCormick, Hawaii Pacific Miracle

1955-07-23

Cordell Hull, The Pacific Boils Over

1955-10-09

Paul Stanton, Across the Pacific

1956-12-13

Arthur Grimble, Pacific Destiny

1957-01-26

Mamoru Shigemitsu, Victory in the Pacific

1959-08-16

William "Bull" F Halsey, US vice-admiral (WW II Pacific), dies

1962-01-09

LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68

1964-04-05

Douglas MacArthur, US general (Pacific theater-WW II), dies at 84

1968-03-25

Douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail), dies in Hollywood

1971-07-04

Thomas C Hart, US admiral/commander (Pacific Fleet), dies at 94

1979-03-23

Lee Valle, Canadian Pacific

1980-11-16

Boris Aronson, Pacific Overtures

1981-07-13

A.C. Zoulis, Union Pacific

1982-06-27

Jack Mullaney, South Pacific

1983-05-15

Mark Syers, Pacific Overtures

1984-03-03

Ted Husserl, South Pacific

1985-01-14

Darlene Engle, South Pacific

1986-05-09

Tex Brodus, South Pacific

1986-09-08

Ray Nazarro, Kansas Pacific

1987-07-17

Yûjirô Ishihara, Alone on the Pacific

1988-01-09

Spencer Chan, Across the Pacific

1988-01-18

Jean Mitry, Pacific 231

1991-06-17

Harry Bavaird, South Pacific

1991-08-18

Rick Griffin, Pacific Vibrations

1991-12-16

Michael Berechet, Piratii din Pacific

1993-10-29

John Caler, South Pacific

1994-10-22

Ben Kadish, South Pacific

1994-12-24

Rossano Brazzi, South Pacific

1995-03-27

Freddie Baker, South Pacific

1996-10-13

Lenmana Guerin, South Pacific

1997-02-25

Scott Forbes, Operation Pacific

1997-03-14

Sonia Wolfson, South Pacific

1997-10-16

James A. Michener, South Pacific

1998-04-07

Satini Pualoa, Wings Over the Pacific

1999-01-06

Walter Ledgerwood, South Pacific

1999-01-26

Jonni Paris, South Pacific

2000-01-30

Ila McAvoy, South Pacific

2001-02-17

Joe Bailey, South Pacific

2002-04-06

Nobu McCarthy, Pacific Heights

2002-08-14

John Coldren, South Pacific

2003-02-04

Archie Savage, South Pacific

2005-08-10

Roy Voris, Pacific: February 1942-July 1945

2006-03-26

Nikki Sudden, The Pacific and Eddy

2007-07-24

Mark Gregg, The Pacific and Eddy

2008-04-01

Floyd Simmons, South Pacific

2008-04-17

Durwood Bloomgren, South Pacific

2008-05-03

Monica Meyer, South Pacific

2009-02-21

Warren Hsieh, South Pacific

2009-04-11

Leigh Boone, 'South Pacific' in Concert from Carnegie Hall

2011-05-30

Giorgio Tozzi, South Pacific

2012-08-31

Kevin Hutchinson, Pacific Rim

2013-02-02

John Kerr, South Pacific

2013-07-26

Maria Melin, Sergeant Körmy and the South Pacific

2015-02-26

Alice Hammerstein, Passion, Prejudice and South Pacific: Creating an American Masterpiece

2016-04-23

Pacific music pioneer Bill Sevesi dies, aged 92


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