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MacbethAug 15, 1040

William ShakespeareJan 29, 1595

Ben JonsonJan 13, 1605

George Bernard ShawApr 19, 1911

Mae WestApr 9, 1928

Tennessee WilliamsDec 26, 1944

Ted WilliamsMar 9, 1946

Jackie RobinsonApr 15, 1947

Agatha ChristieOct 6, 1952

Samuel BeckettJan 13, 1957

Richard NixonNov 21, 1959

Gordie HoweNov 27, 1961

Mickey MantleSep 18, 1965

Elton JohnJun 21, 1975

Ivan LendlJan 16, 1981

Paul McCartneySep 1, 1986

Darryl StrawberryJul 3, 1987

Rickey HendersonOct 7, 1989

Betsy KingDec 9, 1990

Magic JohnsonSep 29, 1992

Eddie MurrayMay 13, 1997

Scarlett JohanssonDec 28, 2009

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Date Event
1040-08-15

King Duncan I of Scotland killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth (not murdered in his sleep as per Shakespeare's play). The latter does succeed him as King.

1595-01-29

William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed. First published early 1597

1605-01-13

The controversial play Eastward Hoe by Ben Jonson, George Chapman, and John Marston is performed, landing two of the authors in prison.

1665-08-27

"Ye Bare & Ye Cubb" is first play performed in North America (Acomac, Va)

1732-12-06

1st play in American colonies acted by professional players, NYC

1804-03-17

Friedrich Schiller's play "Wilhelm Tell" premieres

1858-05-28

Dion Boucicault's "Foul Play" premieres in London

1859-05-31

Phila A's organize to play "town ball" became baseball 20 years later

1862-12-25

40,000 watch Union army men play baseball at Hilton Head, SC

1867-09-16

Ottawa Rough Riders & Senators play Canadian Football game

1869-05-16

Cincinnati Reds play their 1st baseball game, win 41-7

1869-06-02

Cleveland's Forest City play their 1st game (vs Cin Red Stockings)

1873-04-01

Mehmed Kemals play "Vatan" premeres in Constantinople

1874-07-30

1st baseball teams to play outside US, Boston-Phila in British Isles

1876-04-02

Philadelphia A's & Boston Red Caps play 1st NL game, in Phila

1876-09-23

Ottawa Rough Riders play their 1st game

1877-08-10

Phillies & Expos play a doubleheader that ends at 3:23 AM

1877-11-21

Tom Edison announces his "talking machine" invention (phonograph) - first machine to play and record sound

1878-05-08

1st unassisted triple play in organized baseball, by Paul Hines

1888-10-20

Chicago & All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ

1888-11-14

USC Trojans (then Methodists) play their 1st football game

1889-10-18

1st all NYC World Series NY Giants (NL) play Bkln (AA)

1891-12-21

18 students play 1st basketball game (Springfield College)

1892-03-19

3 brothers Hearne play in same Test Cricket Eng v SA (Cape Town)

1893-01-19

Henrik Ibsen's play The Master Builder premieres in Berlin.

1894-02-23

Stanley Cup: Montreal AAA's awarded cup by trustees as Ottawa refuses to travel to Toronto to play

1894-12-25

1st midwestern football team to play on west coast, University of Chicago defeats Stanford 24-4 at Palo Alto, CA in football

1895-01-05

Henry James' play "Guy Domville" opens in London

1902-07-17

Orioles forfeit to St Louis having only 5 players available to play they then forfeit their franchise back to the AL

1903-08-08

In 11th an old black ball is put into play against Cleve, Tigers' Nap Lajoie protests ignored, he hurls ball out of park & forfeits game

1903-08-15

The New Zealand All Blacks play their first Rugby Test Match against Australia's Wallabies at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; New Zealand wins, 22-3

1903-08-16

Tigers play a home game in Toledo Ohio, Yanks win 12-8

1904-09-25

Charles Follis is 1st black to play proessional American football

1904-10-10

Yanks 2 games out play 1st place Red Sox on final day doubleheader 41 game winner Chesbro loses 1st game & chance at pennant

1904-12-19

Dawson City hockey team begins 9 day walk to get a boat to Seattle to catch a train to Ottawa to play in Stanley Cup on Jan 13 1905

1905-04-24

Senators execute a triple-play & beat Yankees 4-3

1905-04-26

Cubs Jack McCarthy becomes only major league player to throw out 3 runners at plate in 1 game, all were ends of a double play

1906-07-28

Yankees turn triple-play, beat Cleveland 6-4

1908-09-04

Caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship

1909-07-16

Det & Wash play longest scoreless game in AL history-18 innings

1909-07-19

Cleveland shortstop Neal Ball executes an unassisted triple play

1910-04-21

Cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0

1910-08-13

Dodgers & Pirates play to 8-8 tie, both have 38 at bats, 13 hits, 12 assists, 2 errors, 5 strikeouts, 3 walks, 1 pass ball & 1 hit by pitch

1910-08-27

Using twenty 137,000 candlepower arc lights, 2 amateur baseball teams play a night game at White Sox Park

1911-04-19

George Bernard Shaw's "Fanny's First Play" premieres in London

1912-10-15

Red Sox Tris Speaker's makes only world series unassisted double play, from the outfield

1914-02-01

NY Giants & Chicago White Sox play an exhibition baseball game in Egypt

1916-04-30

Chicago Cubs play 1st game at Weeghman Park (Wrigley Field) beat Reds

1916-08-26

Yanks turn triple-play beating Browns 10-6

1916-10-14

Sophomore tackle and guard Paul Robeson is excluded from the Rutgers football team when Washington and Lee University refused to play against a black person.

1917-07-01

Robins (Dodgers) play their 1st Sunday game in Brooklyn

1917-08-22

Pittsburgh Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers

1917-12-19

Quebec Bulldogs play their 1st professional hockey game

1918-04-18

Cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play

1918-06-01

White Sox losing 5-4 against NY Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a triple play

1918-08-09

Reds manager Christy Mathewson suspects Hal Chase of taking bribes to fix games, & suspends him "for indifferent play"

1919-05-04

Giants play their 1st legal Sunday home game, 35,000 see Phils win 4-3

1919-05-12

Yanks & Senators play 2nd straight extra inning tie, 4-4 in 15

1919-07-17

Yanks 21 hits, Browns 17 hits Browns win 7-6 in 17, on squeeze play

1919-08-14

Yankee Muddy Ruel hits into a triple-play

1920-05-14

Giants inform Yankees that the lease allowing them to play in the Polo Grounds will not be renewed at end of 1920 season

1920-07-25

Red Sox turn triple-play, but Ruth's 35th HR leads Yanks to 8-2 win

1920-10-10

1st Grandslam in WS (Smith) & 1st unassisted triple play (Wambsganss)

1920-10-10

Phoenix Cardinals (then in Chicago) play 1st NFL game, a 0-0 tie

1920-10-10

Indian Bill Wambsganns makes 1st unassisted World Series triple play

1920-10-17

Chicago Bears (as Decatur Staleys) play 1st NFL game, win 7-0

1920-11-25

WTAW of College Station, Tx, broadcast 1st football play-by-play

1921-10-23

Green Bay Packers play 1st NFL game, 7-6 win over Minneapolis

1922-05-30

Cubs swap Max Flack for Cards Cliff Heathcote during middle of doubleheader. Both play for both teams that day

1922-09-11

Yankees play their farewell home game in Polo Grounds win doubleheader

1922-10-01

Former Chicago Staleys play 1st NFL game as Chicago Bears, win 6-0

1922-10-05

Yanks & Giants play an infamous 3-3 tie World Series game

1922-12-24

BBC broadcasts 1st British radio play "Truth about Father Christmas"

1923-07-20

Yanks hit into a triple-play but beat A's 9-2

1923-09-14

Red Sox 1st baseman George Burns pulls off an unassisted triple play

1923-10-06

1st NL unassisted triple play (Ernie Padgett, Braves against Phillies)

1923-10-10

NY Giants & NY Yankees become 1st teams to play each other for 3 consecutive World Series, also 1st played at Yankee Stadium

1924-04-10

Tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play

1924-06-07

56th Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Mad Play wins in 2:18.8

1924-06-30

England score 2-503 in day's play v South Africa at Lord's

1925-05-07

Pirate shortstop Glenn Wright makes an unassisted triple play

1925-10-11

NY Giants play 1st NFL game, lose to Providence 14-0

1926-06-05

Indians triple-play Yankees & win 15-3

1926-11-17

NHL's Chicago Black Hawks play their 1st game, beat Tor St Pats 4-1

1926-11-27

110,000 watch US Army & Navy play a 21-all tie

1927-01-07

Harlem Globetrotters play 1st game (Hinckley, Illinois)

1927-01-31

NL Pres John Heydler rules Rogers Hornsby can't hold stock in the Cardinals & play for the Giants

1927-05-31

Tiger 1st baseman Johnny Neun makes an unassisted triple play

1928-04-09

Mae West's NYC debut in a daring new play "Diamond Lil"

1929-02-20

Red Sox announce they will play Sunday games at Braves Field

1930-09-14

Detroit Lions (as Portsmouth Spartans) play 1st NFL game, win 13-6

1930-10-04

A's Jack Quinn, 46, pitches 2 inn, is oldest to play in World Series

1931-02-21

Chicago White Sox & NY Giants play 1st exhibition night game

1931-04-20

British House of Commons agrees for sports play on Sunday

1931-06-06

Yanks turn triple-play but lose 7-5 to Indians

1931-12-26

Pulitzer Prize-winning musical play "Of Thee I Sing" opens on Bdwy

1932-10-02

Washington Redskins (as Boston Braves) play 1st NFL game, lose 14-0

1933-05-13

59th Preakness: Charley Kurtsinger aboard Head Play wins in 2:02

1933-09-20

Pittsburgh Steelers (as Pirates) play 1st NFL game, lose 23-2

1933-10-15

Philadelphia Eagles play 1st NFL game, lose to NY Giants 56-0

1934-03-21

Babe Didrikson pitches an inning in an A's-Dodgers exhibition game Walks 1, hits the next guy, 3rd guy hits into triple-play

1934-04-29

Pitts is last major league city to play a home game on a Sunday

1934-10-28

Brooklyn & Pittsburgh play a penalty free NFL game

1935-04-27

Yanks pull a 1st inning triple-play & beat Phila A's 9-8

1936-09-05

Red Sox turn a triple-play on Yankees

1936-09-28

Brooklyn & Boston play a penalty free NFL game

1938-06-07

1st play telecast with original Broadway cast, "Susan & God"

1938-10-09

Cleveland Browns & Chicago Bears play a penalty free NFL game

1938-11-06

3 DiMaggio brothers play together for 1st time, charity all star game

1938-12-14

AL permits Cleveland & Philadelphia to play night games

1938-12-25

George Cukor announces Vivien Leigh will play Scarlett O'Hara

1940-10-24

Japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball

1940-11-10

Pittsburgh & Philadelphia play a penalty free NFL game

1942-03-01

Baseball decides that players in milt can't play when on furlough

1944-06-26

Yanks, Dodgers & Giants play unique 6 inn game for War Bonds, each playing successive innings, final score Dodgers-5, Yanks-1 & Giants-0

1944-12-26

Tennessee Williams' play "Glass Menagerie," premieres in Chicago

1945-07-21

Detroit Tigers & Phila A's play 24 inning 1-1 tie

1946-03-09

Ted Williams is offered $500,000 to play in Mexican Baseball League, he refuses

1946-05-22

Yankees turn triple-play & defeat Tigers 5-3

1946-06-07

Pirates players vote 20-16 to walkout rather than play the Giants

1946-06-21

Fed judge rules Seattle club doesn't have to play returning serviceman

1946-06-28

Permanent radio play-by-play of Cleve Indians games begins

1946-09-08

SF 49ers play 1st AAFC game, lose to NY Yankees 21-7

1946-09-21

Indians play their final game in League Park, ending a 55-year stay

1946-09-29

Los Angeles (previously Cleveland) Rams play 1st NFL game in LA

1946-12-23

U of Tenn refuses to play Duquesne U, because they may use a black player in their basketball game

1947-04-15

Jackie Robinson becomes 1st African-American to play in US major league baseball (Dodgers)

1947-05-01

Cleve Indians abandon League Park to play all games at Municipal Stad

1949-07-08

Monte Irvin & Hank Thompson are 1st blacks to play for NY Giants

1949-08-20

78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland

1949-10-02

Yanks & Red Sox, tied for 1st place, play final game of season. Yanks win 5-3 & clinch pennant #16

1950-04-18

Sam Jethroe is 1st black to play for Boston Braves

1950-04-25

Chuck Cooper becomes 1st black to play in NBA

1950-07-03

Casey Stengel asks Joe DiMaggio to play 1st base (handles 13 chances)

1950-08-15

Indians make their 1st triple play at Cleveland Stadium

1950-09-16

Cleveland Browns (formerly AAFC) play 1st NFL game, beat Phila 35-10)

1950-09-17

San Francisco 49ers (formerly AAFC) play 1st NFL game, lose 21-17

1950-10-03

Baseball rules Phils lefty Curt Simmons cannot play in World Series despite his being on furlough from Army

1950-10-08

Cleveland Browns play Pittsburgh for 1st time, beat Steelers 30-17

1951-03-08

Intl Table Tennis Federation bans Egypt (for refusing to play Israel)

1951-05-01

Minnie Minoso becomes the 1st black to play for the White Sox

1951-08-22

Harlem Globetrotters play in Olympic Stadium, Berlin before 75,052

1951-10-02

Dodgers beat Giants 10-0, in 2nd game of play-offs

1952-10-06

Agatha Christie's play "The Mousetrap" opens in London (still running)

1952-12-12

Dallas Texans (former Boston Yanks) play last game, last original team

1953-01-31

NY, Cleveland, & Boston retaliate at Bill Veeck, forcing the Browns to play afternoon games to avoid sharing TV revenues

1953-05-22

Yankee Irv Noren hits into a triple-play, Yanks beat Wash 12-4

1953-08-23

Braves Phil Paine is 1st former major leaguer to play in Japan

1953-09-13

Pitcher Bob Trice is 1st black to play on Phila A's

1953-09-27

St Louis Browns play last game in Sportsman's Park, losing 100th game

1954-09-26

A's defeats Yanks 8-6 in last game franchise will play in Phila

1955-04-03

Balt Orioles pull their 1st triple play (3-6-2 vs KC Athletics)

1955-08-19

WINS radio, announces it will not play "copy" white cover versions of R&B (DJs must play Fats Domino's "Ain't It A Shame," not Pat Boone's)

1957-01-13

"All that Fall", first radio play by Samuel Beckett, aired on BBC Third Programme

1957-02-22

Walter O'Malley says Dodgers may play 10 exhibitions in California in 1958

1957-09-03

Dodgers play last game in Jersey City (11-4 in NJ)

1957-09-15

SF Seals (Pacific Coast League) play their last game

1957-09-24

Brooklyn Dodgers play last game at Ebbets Field, defeat Pirates 2-0

1957-09-29

NY Giants play & lose their last game at Polo Grounds (9-1 to Pitts)

1958-03-07

Chicago Cardinals announce they will play their 1958 opener in Buffalo

1958-06-06

Ozzie Virgil is 1st black to play as a Tiger

1958-11-06

AL announces that KC will play AL record 52 night games in 1959

1958-11-11

AL announces Kansas City will play AL record 52 night games in 1959

1959-03-11

"Raisin in the Sun", 1st Broadway play by a black woman, opens

1959-04-09

Balt Orioles pull their 2nd triple play (3-6-3 vs Wash Senators)

1959-06-30

During a game in Wrigley Field, 2 balls were in play at same time

1959-10-29

10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced

1959-11-21

Jack Benny (violin) & Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet

1960-01-30

Riot curtails third days play at Port-Of-Spain WI v England

1961-10-27

American Basketball League starts play

1961-11-27

Gordie Howe becomes 1st to play in 1,000 NHL games

1961-12-31

Beach Boys play their debut gig under that name

1962-03-23

Wake Forest coach "Bones" McKinney becomes 2nd person to play & coach

1962-06-23

Larry Doby retires from Cleve Indians to play in Japan

1962-09-30

NY Mets lose record 120th game as Cubs turn triple play & beat NY 5-1

1964-02-29

NC high school basketball teams play to 56-54 score in 13 overtime

1964-05-17

Phillies triple play Houston Colt .45s

1964-08-15

Phillies triple-play NY Mets

1964-09-15

Beatles play at Public Auditorium in Cleveland

1964-10-02

Phillies tie major league record with season's 3rd triple play (Reds)

1964-11-10

Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium

1965-04-02

Hochhuths play "Stellvertreter" banned in Italy

1965-08-15

Beatles play to 55,000 at Shea Stadium

1965-08-15

Japanese community of SF holds Masanori Murakami Day at Candlestick Park to honor 1st Japanese player to play in major leagues

1965-09-18

Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium: Mantle play his 2,000th game

1966-05-15

1st day of Sunday play in County Cricket, Essex v Somerset

1967-01-01

Day's play in the Calcutta Test v W Indies cancelled by riots

1967-08-06

Oriole Brooks Robinson hits into a record 4th triple play

1967-10-23

NJ Americans (later NY/NJ Nets) play 1st ABA game

1967-10-30

Arthur Allyn says White Sox will play 9 games in Milwaukee in 1968

1968-06-03

Yanks turn 21st triple-play in their history lose 4-3 to Twins

1968-06-16

Lee Trevino is 1st to play all 4 rounds of golf's US open under par

1968-07-29

Gram Parsons refuses to play with the Byrds in South Africa

1968-07-29

Wash DC Ron Hansen makes unassisted triple play vs Cleve

1968-07-30

Wash Senator Ron Hansen makes 1st unassisted triple-play in 41 years

1968-08-23

Yanks & Tigers play 3-3 tie in 19 due to 1 AM curfew

1968-10-16

Milwaukee Bucks play their 1st game losing 89-84 to Chicago Bulls

1969-05-10

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

1969-07-05

Rolling Stones play a free concert in London's Hyde Park

1969-08-06

Balt Orioles pull their 3rd triple play (5-4-3 vs KC Royals)

1969-12-15

Plastic Ono Band, play their only concert at London's Lyceum Ballroom

1970-02-17

Robert Marasco's "Child's Play," premieres in NYC

1970-04-30

Cubs Billy Williams is 1st NLer to play in 1,000 consecutive games

1970-05-15

South-Africa excluded from Olympic play

1970-06-24

Reds play final game at Cincinnati's Crosley Field, beat Giants 5-4

1970-12-23

7,511th performance of Agatha Christie's play "The Mousetrap" (record)

1971-06-21

Indians Ken Harrelson retires from baseball to play pro golf

1971-09-14

Cleve Indians & Wash Senators, play 20 innings

1971-11-03

"Play Misty For Me" premieres

1972-01-08

NCAA announces freshman can play on teams starting in fall

1972-05-16

"Don't Play Us Cheap" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 164 perfs

1972-08-08

NY Yanks sign 30-year lease to play in remodeled Yankee Stadium

1972-10-01

"Don't Play Us Cheap" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 164 perfs

1972-10-03

Balt Roric Harrison is last AL pitcher to homer until interleague play 25 years later

1972-10-13

Commish Bowie Kuhn allows Bert Campaneris to play in World Series

1973-06-13

Garvey, Lopes, Cey & Russell play together for 1st time, set record of staying together as an infield for 8½ years (LA Dodgers)

1973-07-07

Balt Orioles pull their 4th triple play (5-4-3 vs Oakland)

1973-09-29

Balt Orioles pull their 5th triple play (5-4-3 vs Detroit)

1975-03-26

Washington Capitals play record NHL 37th road game without a win & NHL record of 17 straight loses

1975-06-21

Elton John, Eagles & Beach Boys play Wembley

1975-07-18

Jury can't decide on trial of Dave Forbes of Boston Bruins (1st athlete indicted for excessive violence during play)

1975-09-26

Phillies & NY Mets play a doubleheader that ends at 3:15 AM

1975-12-28

"The Hail Mary", with 32 seconds left in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game, Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach throws a desperate 50-yard winning touchdown pass to Drew Pearson to defeat the Minnesota Vikings, and the "Hail Mary" play is born

1976-08-01

Seattle Seahawks play 1st (preseason) game (SF 27, Seattle 20)

1976-09-12

Seattle Seahawks play 1st regular-season game (St L 30, Sea 24)

1977-01-04

Mary Shane hired by Chicago White Sox as 1st woman TV play-by-play

1977-06-03

Balt Orioles pull their 6th triple play (9-6-4-6-6 vs KC Royals)

1977-08-08

Texas Rangers turn their 1st triple play (vs A's)

1977-09-09

Tiger rookies Lou Whitaker & Allan Trammell debut together & will play together for 19 years

1977-09-26

Cleveland Browns play their 1st overtime game, beat Patriots 30-27

1978-01-29

Joanne Carner wins Colgate Triple Crown Match-Play Golf Championship

1978-09-09

Balt Orioles pull their 7th triple play (5-4-3 vs Toronto)

1978-10-10

Yanks & Dodgers play in World Series # 75

1979-02-21

2 Iowa girls HS basketball teams play 4 scoreless quarters game was won 4-2 in 4th overtime period

1979-03-25

Major riot at Bourda prevents day's play in WSC Supertest

1979-03-26

Padres & Giants announce plans to play exhibition series in Tokyo but Giant players reject it

1979-05-07

Gary Roenicke hits into Orioles 13th triple play (Oakland)

1979-06-10

Balt Orioles pull their 8th triple play (5-4-3 vs Cleve)

1979-08-24

Cars play concert in NY Central Park

1979-08-30

Kathy Horvath (14y5d) is youngest to play in US Tennis Open, she loses

1980-01-26

Islanders & Whalers play a NHL penalty-free game

1980-02-24

Rangers score 5 power-play goals against Islanders

1980-05-01

Sabres & Islanders play to 1:20 of 5th period in a playoff

1980-08-06

University adm declares 5 Pac-10 schools ineligible for conference titles & post-season play due to transcript & curriculum abuses

1980-09-30

1,754 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1981-01-04

"Red Right 88", trailing 14—12 with little time remaining the Browns chose to attempt an end zone pass play (Red Right 88) before trying for a game-winning field goal in the final minute, but the pass is intercepted by Raiders safety Mike Davis and Oakland wins

1981-01-16

Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Bjorn Borg

1981-01-24

Islanders scored 5 power play goals against Nordiques

1981-03-03

NY Islanders & Edmonton Oilers play to an 8-8 tie

1981-04-17

Isle Potvin's 3 playoff power-play goals tie NHL record vs Oilers

1981-04-19

Rochester Red Wings & Pawtucket Red Sox play to 2-2 tie in 32 innings, game suspended at 4:07 AM (Pawtucket later wins in 33rd)

1981-05-17

Islanders score 5 power play goals against Flyers in a playoff

1981-11-05

Charles Fuller's "Soldier's Play" premieres in NYC

1982-06-07

LA Dodger Steve Garvey is 5th to play in 1,000 consecutive games

1982-06-27

"Play Me a Country Song" opens & closes at Virginia Theater NYC

1982-09-21

2,251 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1982-11-23

NY Islanders & Minn North Stars play to an 8-8 tie

1983-01-13

Quebec Nordiques play 251st NHL game without being shut out

1983-09-20

3,112 turn out to see Pirates play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1984-05-09

White Sox & Brewers play 8:06, game, longest timed baseball game

1984-08-30

Red Sox Jim Rice grounds into record 33rd double play en route to 36

1984-09-26

5,251 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1986-06-13

Steve Garvey 1st ejection from a game, after Atlanta's triple-play

1986-07-09

Atlanta's Dale Murphy doesn't play ending consecutive streak at 740

1986-08-14

Phillies & Pirates play a 6 game series in 4 days

1986-09-01

Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album

1986-09-07

Cleveland Browns becomes 1st team in NFL history to have a play reviewed by instant replay, Chicago 41, Browns 31

1986-09-14

Saskatchewan & Hamilton play 1st CFL regular-season overtime game

1987-06-06

NY Yankees play their 13,000th game

1987-07-03

NY Met Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates Wally Backman & Lee Mazzilli for criticizing his play

1988-02-23

Chicago gives Cubs right to install lights & play up to 18 night games

1988-07-24

US & Jamacia play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup

1988-07-27

Baseball star Tommy John commits rec 3 errors on 1 play as Yanks rout Brewers 16-3

1988-08-08

Minnesota Twins pull 2nd triple-play of year & beat Cleve 6-2

1988-08-08

Cubs & Phillies attempt to play 1st night game ever at Wrigley Field but are rained out in 4th inning with Chicago leading, 3-1

1988-09-04

Phoenix Cardinals play 1st regular-season NFL game

1988-10-23

Boston Celtics play Spain in Madrid

1989-03-29

1st Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL

1989-06-06

Mets turn their 1st triple play in 7 years but lose to Cubs 8-4

1989-06-15

Balt Orioles pull their 9th triple play (vs Yankees)

1989-07-01

Yanks beat Milwaukee Brewers 4-1, score is changed to 5-1 after game is over. Umpire rules Roberto Kelly scored before a double-play

1989-09-14

Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2

1989-10-07

Rickey Henderson steals a record 8 bases in a play off (5 games)

1989-12-16

Commencement of 1st Test Cricket play at Bellerive Oval, Hobart (v SL)

1990-02-07

Lisa Leslie of Morningside HS in Inglewood California scores 101 in 1st half, South Torrance HS decides not to play 2nd half & loses 102-24

1990-04-13

4th largest NBA crowd (45,458) see Orlando play at Minneapolis

1990-08-08

Balt Orioles pull their 10th triple play (1-6-3 vs Oakland)

1990-08-30

Ken Griffey & Ken Griffey Jr become 1st father & son to play on same team (Seattle Mariners), both single in 1st inning

1990-08-31

Ken Griffey Sr & Jr are 1st father & son to play on same team each goes 1 for 4 for Seattle Mariners

1990-09-21

Pirate Bobby Bond is 2nd to hit 30 HRs & steal 50 bases in a season (so he can play in 6 decades) because it is a publicity stunt

1990-10-09

Radio stations around world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon

1990-12-09

Betsy King wins Itoman LPGA World Match Play Golf Championship

1991-03-27

NCAA bans U of Minn football team from postseason play in 1992

1991-04-16

St Louis Blues becomes 8th NHL team in Play-off to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in game 7

1991-05-15

Red Sox & White Sox play then slowest 9 inning game (4:11)

1991-09-09

Only 1,695 fans watch Boston Red Sox play Cleveland

1991-09-17

4,355 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1991-11-18

Auburn men's basketball team was placed on 2 yr probation for recruiting violations & is not eligble for post-season play in 1991-92

1991-12-15

Deb Richard wins JBP Cup LPGA Match Play Golf Championship

1992-05-23

NY Yankees play in their 4th straight extra inning game

1992-06-14

Ozzie Smith breaks Roy McMillan's NL mark by taking part in his 1,305th career double play

1992-08-07

Cleveland Indians turn a triple play

1992-09-20

Phils' Mickey Moradini makes an unassisted triple play

1992-09-23

1st female to play in a NHL exhibition game (Manon Rheaume, goalie) for Tampa Bay Lightning - gives up 2 goals on 9 attempts in 1 period

1992-09-29

Magic Johnson announces return to play basketball (he doesn't)

1992-12-13

Dawn Coe-Jone wins Pizza-La LPGA Match Play Golf Championship

1993-07-07

Red Tom Browning decides to watch his team play at Wrigley Field from the roof of a building across Sheffield Ave, he is fined $500

1993-09-01

Goran Ivanisevic & Daniel Nestor play longest tie-break in US Tennis

1993-09-18

LA Mighty Ducks play their 1st NHL pre-season game against Penguins

1993-10-03

Indians play their last game at Cleve Stadium, Chicago wins 4-0

1994-06-13

Chicago Cub 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg, retires due to poor play, he forfeits $15.7 million of his $25 million contract

1994-07-22

Mariners play Red Sox as home team at Fenway, as Kingdome is repaired

1995-07-04

Birmingham Barracudas play 1st CFL game (vs Winnipeg)

1995-07-09

"Play's the Thing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 75 performances

1995-08-06

Indians & Browns play in Cleveland on same day for 1st time ever both lose - Chicago 5, Indians 1; Giants 19, Browns 13 (exhibition)

1995-08-20

"The Play's the Thing" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 75 performances

1995-08-30

Tigers teammates Lou Whitaker & Alan Trammell play in 1,914 game together tying AL record

1995-09-10

Browns & Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleve for only time, Browns 22-6 over Tampa, Indians 5-3 over Orioles

1996-01-18

Baseball owners unanimously approve interleague play in 1997

1996-03-13

Sri Lanka beat India in World Cup semi as riots stop play

1996-05-30

Albert Belle uses a forearm to break up a double play & nearly breaks Brewer 2nd baseman Fernando Vina's nose, Belle gets 2 game suspension

1996-08-05

Dallas Cowboys play KC Chiefs in Monterrey Mexico

1996-10-13

Yanks (3) & Orioles (3) combine to tie play off record of 6 HRs

1996-11-26

Baseball owners approve interleague play, 26-4

1997-03-20

"Play On!" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 61 performances

1997-04-19

SD Padres & St Louis Cards play at Aloha Stadium Hawaii

1997-05-10

Chicago Cubs turn baseballs 68th triple play (vs SF Giants)

1997-05-11

"Play On!" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 61 performances

1997-05-13

Eddie Murray is 6th baseball player to play in 3,000 games

1997-07-12

Cubs play in their 5,000th consecutive gane with out being no-hit

1997-11-18

FBI says no evidence of foul play in 1996 TWA 800 crash

1999-07-18

128th British Golf Open: at Carnoustie Scot Paul Lawrie wins after play off

2002-01-19

"Tuck Rule Game", with less than two minutes to play in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game, the New England Patriots trailed the Oakland Raiders, 13-10, in a game played mostly under a driving snowstorm, when a Tom Brady fumble was instead ruled an incomplete pass because of the "tuck rule". The Patriots would win 16-13 in overtime and go on to win the Super Bowl

2003-05-22

In Fort Worth, Texas, Annika Sörenstam becomes the first woman to play the PGA Tour in 58 years.

2006-12-21

Puzzle Play aired to network Ten, replacing In the Box

2009-12-28

Scarlett Johansson makes her debut on Broadway in the Arthur Miller play "A View from the Bridge"

2010-12-19

"Miracle at the New Meadowlands", trailing the New York Giants by 21 points with under eight minutes to play in the 4th quarter, the Philadelphia Eagles score four unanswered touchdowns in the final seven minutes and 28 seconds of play, including the final score, a dramatic walk-off punt returned for a touchdown by DeSean Jackson as time expires

2012-01-08

"The 3:16 Game", the Denver Broncos' Tim Tebow connected with Demaryius Thomas on an 80-yard touchdown pass on the first scrimmage play of overtime, giving the underdog Broncos a 29—23 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Wild Card Playoff Game

2014-05-16

Paris Saint-Germain F.C. & Manchester City F.C. are each fined €60 million for breaching Fair Play Regulations

2017-04-04

NHL Announces It Won't Play Nice With 2018 Winter Olympics

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Toni StoneJul 17, 1921

Play - Birthdays
Date Event
1847-02-14

Anna Howard Shaw, Your Girl and Mine: A Woman Suffrage Play

1867-07-09

Frank Lacey, Women Who Play

1871-04-05

Glenn 'Pop' Warner, Defensive Play

1874-9-29

Sári Kürthy, Cat's Play

1876-06-26

Nico[laas P] de Jong, Dutch radio play actor (Laughter & Tears)

1879-07-05

Wanda Landowska, Blacktop: A Story of the Washing of a School Play Yard

1880-03-27

Mrs. Medill McCormick, Your Girl and Mine: A Woman Suffrage Play

1880-07-27

Joseph Tinker, baseball Hall of Famer, 1/3 of fame double play combo

1884-01-03

O.B. Keeler, How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 10: 'Trouble Shots'

1884-02-01

Red Wing, White Fawn's Devotion: A Play Acted by a Tribe of Red Indians in America

1885-08-27

Frank Kesson, How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 10: 'Trouble Shots'

1886-06-16

Olive Wyndham, Your Girl and Mine: A Woman Suffrage Play

1887-04-21

Joe McCarthy, Sport Thrills: Play Ball

1889-01-28

Alexander Kökert, Play in the Summer Breezes

1892-02-01

Kathleen Boutall, Fanny's First Play

1893-06-12

Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor/radio play director (Paul Vlaanderen)

1894-07-04

Henry Carlson, basketball coach (originated figure 8 play)

1903-05-17

James "cool papa" Bell, Starkville, Mississippi, baseball center fielder in Negro league baseball, considered by many to have been one of the fastest men ever to play the game (d. 1991)

1905-01-31

Anna Blaman, To Play or To Die

1907-04-20

Miran Bux, cricketer (his one season of Test & 1st-class play 1954-55)

1907-10-11

Rollin Moriyama, Foul Play

1907-11-09

Burrill Phillips, Omaha Nebraska, composer (Play Ball)

1908-04-18

Eric Spear, Play Up the Band

1908-12-27

Lillian Steuber, Play It Again, Charlie Brown

1909-04-21

Erna Fentsch, A Heart's Foul Play

1909-07-11

Irene Hervey, Play Misty for Me

1910-01-14

Jim Crawford, Play It Cool

1910-02-26

Nils Gustafsson, The Heavenly Play

1910-06-10

Margaret Thomson, Child's Play

1910-10-04

Frank Crosetti, Sport Thrills: Play Ball

1913-03-15

Otto Arneth, A Heart's Foul Play

1913-03-19

Bob Hunter, Double Play

1913-07-23

Neno Russo, Foul Play

1913-10-14

Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust)

1914-01-03

Maria Antinea, The Games Men Play

1915-9-21

Mary Hatton, The Insect Play

1916-02-15

George Werier, Child's Play

1916-04-28

Rune Lindström, The Heavenly Play

1917-9-20

Clarice Taylor, Play Misty for Me

1919-03-22

Eivor Landström, The Heavenly Play

1919-04-05

Ted Liss, Child's Play

1919-11-11

Hamish Henderson, Play Me Something

1920-04-20

Brownie Dene, Play Now, Pay Later

1920-08-29

Éva Bázsa, Cat's Play

1920-11-10

Pamela Standish, The Insect Play

1921-03-03

Tibor Kaján, Cat's Play

1921-07-17

Toni Stone [Marcenia Lyle Alberga], St. Paul Minnesota, American baseball player (first woman to play in a men's league)

1921-12-02

William Reilly, Come Play with Me

1922-01-25

Erika Pauli, The Play on the Tenne

1922-04-16

Kingsley Amis, Only Two Can Play

1922-08-20

Peter Gladke, The Honeymooners: Play It Again, Norton

1923-03-10

Ernõ Bajor Nagy, Cat's Play

1924-04-28

Kenneth Kaunda, Have You Heard from Johannesburg: Fair Play

1924-10-25

Billy Barty, Millsboro Pa, 3'9" actor (Under the Rainbow, Foul Play)

1925-05-09

Albert Johnson, Play It As It Lays

1925-06-02

Inga-Lilly Forsström, The Heavenly Play

1925-12-25

Hugo Caprera, Let's Play in the World

1926-07-05

Otis Clements, School Play

1926-08-06

George Harrison Marks, Come Play with Me

1926-12-01

Mieczyslaw Rakowski, I'll Play It for You

1927-05-22

Peter Matthiessen, At Play in the Fields of the Lord

1927-06-20

Dennis Brennan, Play Dirty

1927-08-18

Georgia Dell, Child's Play

1927-09-20

Rachel Roberts, Llanelly Wales, actress (Foul Play, Doctor's Wife)

1927-11-29

Richmond Johnson, Child's Play

1928-01-17

F. Jo Mohrbach, Foul Play

1928-09-22

Eugene Roche, Boston MA, actor (Foul Play, Slaughterhouse Five)

1928-11-11

Arthur Cunningham, Play Your Hunch

1928-9-28

Duke Everts, Play Misty for Me

1929-01-28

Russell Faith, Child's Play

1929-02-11

Wanda Wilkomirska, I'll Play It for You

1929-08-10

John Alldis, The Wakefield Shepherd's Play

1929-10-27

Tita Cooley, Moebius Play

1929-11-17

Jim Flick, Play Your Best Golf

1930-01-15

Jo Heims, Play Misty for Me

1930-07-13

George Fargo, Play Misty for Me

1931-06-24

Jay Van Leer, Don't Play Us Cheap

1931-10-28

Charles Rydell, School Play

1932-01-13

Lan O'Kun, Lamb Chop's Play-Along

1932-10-14

Enrico Di Giuseppe, Foul Play

1933-01-27

Jerry Buss, Play Anything: Part 1

1934-02-17

Walter Kightly, Never Play Cards with Strangers

1934-04-01

Ion Teodorescu, Foul Play

1934-10-12

Frank Carey, Don't Play Us Cheap

1934-10-13

Jack Colvin, Child's Play

1934-10-15

Peter Haskell, Child's Play 2

1935-02-04

Wallis Mathias, cricketer (1st non-Muslim to play for Pakistan)

1935-04-01

John Murray, cricketer (Eng 1961-67, 1st wk called Murray to play Tests)

1936-02-27

Virginia Maskell, Only Two Can Play

1936-03-27

Jerry Lacy, Sioux City Iowa, actor (Play it Again Sam)

1936-04-08

David Cole, Foul Play

1936-07-08

David Jones, Shadow Play

1936-12-07

Bo Belinsky, Play It to the Bone

1936-12-17

Frank Martinus Arion, [F Efraim M], Antilles, writer (Double Play)

1936-12-26

Mitchell McGuire, The Game People Play

1937-03-31

Gundolf Willer, How to Play the Seduction Game

1938-01-23

Georg Baselitz, Play Your Own Thing: A Story of Jazz in Europe

1938-05-02

Savannah Bentley, Child's Play

1939-02-10

Philip Larson, The Games Children Play

1940-01-08

Cristy Lane, Extended Play

1940-02-28

Joe South, Atlanta, Georgia, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Games People Play), (d. 2012)

1940-08-17

Thomas Williams, US, ice hockey play (Olympic-gold-1960)

1940-12-11

Donna Mills, Play Misty for Me

1941-01-04

Joe Renzetti, Child's Play

1941-01-31

Jessica Walter, Brooklyn, New York, American actress (Play Misty For Me, Arrested Development)

1941-01-31

Jessica Walter, Play Misty for Me

1941-02-01

Anatoliy Firssov, USSR, ice hockey play (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)

1941-05-05

Aleksandr Ragulin, USSR, ice hockey play (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)

1941-06-09

Peggy Elliott, Play It Loose

1941-08-08

Lily Chakravarty, Choker Bali: A Passion Play

1941-12-26

Toni Arthur, Play School

1942-04-07

Joel Dorn, Play Misty for Me

1942-07-24

Chris Sarandon, WV, actor (Child's Play, Dog Day Afternoon, Lipstick)

1942-08-14

Lionel Morton, Play School

1942-09-29

Rajinder Goel, cricketer (slow lefty who didn't play for India)

1943-03-09

Arlon Ober, Child's Play

1943-12-20

George Kimball, Play It to the Bone

1944-01-02

Péter Eötvös, Cat's Play

1944-02-14

Ros Drinkwater, Games People Play

1944-03-14

Sigi Rothemund, Piratensender Power Play

1944-06-30

William R. 'Bob' Smedley, Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things

1944-9-20

Lars-Henrik Schönberg, Play Strindberg

1945-01-13

Stefania Careddu, Any Gun Can Play

1945-06-15

Joy Bang, Play It Again, Sam

1945-07-26

Metin Çekmez, The Shadow Play

1945-11-11

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

1945-9-26

Brit Lind, Play Misty for Me

1946-11-23

Hans Hoekman, Dutch radio play actor

1946-9-18

Herbie Braha, Child's Play 2

1947-05-03

Doug Henning, Ft Garry Manitoba, magician (Broadway play-Magic)

1947-10-10

Tommy Gerard, Child's Play

1947-11-01

Ted Hendricks, If I Didn't Play Football

1947-11-05

Diana Davila, Play It Again, Sam

1947-11-26

Susanne Zenor, Play It Again, Sam

1947-12-23

Ildikó Piros, Cat's Play

1947-12-29

Laola Ohai, The Grandstand Play: Part I

1947-9-27

Gary Diamond, How You Play the Game

1948-03-25

Linda Beardon, School Play

1949-03-25

Tuck Milligan, State of Play

1949-04-01

Gil Scott-Heron, State of Play

1949-04-04

Vladimir Dodig-Trokut, Play Me a Love Song

1949-07-01

Richard Marion, Child's Play 3

1949-11-27

Gerrit Graham, Child's Play 2

1949-9-25

Jack Bender, Child's Play 3

1951-07-22

Nathan Bradley Smith, Foul Play

1951-08-06

Catherine Hicks, Scottsdale Az, actress (Star Trek IV, Child's Play)

1951-08-06

Catherine Hicks, Child's Play

1951-08-26

Delvene Delaney, End Play

1951-10-09

Suzanne Church, Child's Play

1952-01-18

Hiroko Asano, Play it, Boogie-Woogie

1952-05-28

Victoria Cunningham, Play Nice

1952-07-12

Stephen R. Johnson, Peter Gabriel: Play

1953-06-29

Andrès Roé, Foul Play

1953-07-17

Jennifer Lonsdale, Mice at Play: Part 2

1953-08-10

Mark Diekman, Beware: Children at Play

1953-10-14

Roland Butcher, cricketer (1st black to play for England 1981)

1954-05-06

Dianne Galke, Play Only with Me

1955-05-17

Barry M. Grey, Play Ball!: The Authentic Little League Baseball Guide to Fielding

1955-08-12

Diane Hammond, State of Play

1955-10-16

Yegor Dyakov, School Play

1957-03-31

Michaela Hughes, Affair Play

1957-04-02

Kaye Bramblett, Squeeze Play

1957-9-28

Konstantin Grivsky, Don't Even Think! Independence Play

1958-02-12

Ruth Guerri, Playboy: Playmates at Play

1958-02-26

Jeff Fithian, The Day the Play Got Away

1958-02-26

Joe Fithian, The Day the Play Got Away

1958-06-14

Carina Persson, Playboy: Playmates at Play

1958-07-22

Sandy Greenberg, Playboy: Playmates at Play

1958-12-14

Steven Rock-Savage, Shadow Play

1958-12-27

Tony Tucker, Play It to the Bone

1959-07-09

Susumu Nishikawa, Role Play

1959-08-11

Linda Rhys Vaughn, Playboy: Playmates at Play

1959-12-01

Buster, Leather Bears at Play

1960-05-26

John Koziol, Civilization III: Play the World

1960-10-02

Django Bates, Play Your Own Thing: A Story of Jazz in Europe

1961-07-28

Robert Tisdale, Play Dead

1961-08-01

Michael Alan Spiller, Games People Play

1961-10-21

Michel Pagès, Foul Play

1961-11-13

Peter Riga, Beware: Children at Play

1962-01-03

Gavin Hastings, Play On

1962-02-08

Mario Sablic, Play Me a Love Song

1962-05-25

Zulqarnain, cricketer (last person in alphabetical order to play Test)

1963-01-25

Don Mancini, Child's Play

1963-02-23

Bobby Bonilla, Play Ball

1964-01-27

Hal Dace, Play Normally!

1964-03-01

Clinton Gregory, Martinsville, Virginia, American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter (Play, Ruby, Play)

1964-03-06

Cher Butler, Playboy: Playmates at Play

1964-03-26

Geno Andrews, Cold Play

1964-04-05

Christopher "Kid" Reid, American rapper (Kid 'n Play)

1964-05-03

Marietta DePrima, Power Play

1964-05-06

Kim Oden, Ala, US Olympic volleyball player (NCAA Play of Decade-80s)

1964-08-15

Michael Berresse, State of Play

1965-02-12

Christine Elise, Child's Play 2

1965-05-26

Eddie Petersen, Play Dead

1965-10-16

Tom Petrone, Play Hooky

1965-9-24

Mark Monto, Beware: Children at Play

1966-03-16

Jean-Marc Moutout, Work Hard, Play Hard

1966-08-03

Christine Richters, Playboy: Playmates at Play

1967-03-11

Mary Bartram, Kidsongs: Play Along Songs

1967-04-28

Monique Noel, I Like to Play Games

1967-06-29

Stephanie Weier, State of Play

1967-07-14

Mitch Halpern, Play It to the Bone

1967-07-22

Andrea Sedlácková, Fair Play

1968-01-29

Stefaan De Wasch, Child's play - kinderspel

1968-10-04

Kent Winfrey, Child's Play 3

1968-10-04

Sabrina Bliss, Let's Play Bondage

1968-10-29

Johann Olav Koss, Right to Play

1969-03-17

Patricia Ford, Play It to the Bone

1969-03-25

J.M. Hurley, Shut Up and Play the Hits

1969-06-26

Ken Steadman, I Like to Play Games

1969-11-08

J.D. Larabee, Uncle Pete's Play Time

1970-02-09

Spencer Stephens, The Final Play

1970-06-17

Susannah Kudrath, Oi Oi Saveloy! Just Play the Game

1971-02-15

Jason Frankovitz, X-Play

1971-05-23

Jeff Hoffman, Role Play

1971-07-25

Tim Graham, Play It to the Bone

1971-11-11

Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner, All Work All Play

1972-03-15

Rick Brody, Two Play

1972-06-05

Chuck Klosterman, Shut Up and Play the Hits

1972-08-30

Christopher Carter, Kid 'n' Play

1972-10-31

Brian Thomas Hodgkin, Hope and Play

1972-12-05

Stefano Bollani, Play Your Own Thing: A Story of Jazz in Europe

1973-02-09

Nestor L. Lopez-Duran, To Play and to Fight

1973-02-21

John Ennis, PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy's High Stakes

1973-07-30

Bella Cosper, The Final Play

1973-08-02

Tomochika, Why Don't You Play in Hell?

1973-10-03

John Simmons, Those That Play Your Clowns

1973-12-01

Chad Rabinovitz, Civilization III: Play the World

1974-05-14

John B. Watt, Play-Mate of the Apes

1974-10-30

Angel Manfredy, Play It to the Bone

1974-11-01

Davor Petricic, Play Me a Love Song

1974-12-06

Jewels Hanson, Child's Play

1974-9-06

Justin Whalin, Child's Play 3

1975-03-17

Hrvoje Keckes, Play Me a Love Song

1975-06-25

Demarlo King, EyeToy: Play 2

1976-04-13

Jon Spira, Anyone Can Play Guitar

1976-10-19

Jason 'J.J.' James, The Final Play

1977-04-16

Olaf Olgiati, The Game They Play

1977-07-28

Gabriel Diggs, Play to Your Strengths

1977-12-11

Dave Hanson, Fair Play

1977-9-11

Hans Christianson, Games People Play: Hollywood

1977-9-15

Siren Jørgensen, Play

1978-03-05

David Gabriel, Play Me!

1978-03-29

Alex Kramer, Make Your Play

1978-06-12

Zo Christien, Make Your Play

1978-07-12

Olga Olgiati, The Game They Play

1978-08-02

Natashia Williams, Two Can Play That Game

1978-9-20

Dante Hall, Fore Play

1979-03-06

Joshua Coleman, Games People Play: New York

1979-05-19

Diego Forlan, Manchester United: Play Like Champions

1979-06-19

Kléberson, Manchester United: Play Like Champions

1979-06-22

Paul Campbell, Play the Game

1979-07-29

Karina Play, Out Numbered 4

1979-11-28

Brian Nolan, Role/Play

1980-06-13

Johnathan Paul, Fields Where We Play

1980-12-02

Nikita, Cum Out and Play

1980-9-07

Alan C. Beard, How to Play the Game

1981-04-24

April Glover, Play the Game

1981-04-29

Alex Vincent, Child's Play

1981-06-28

Bre Seltzer, Kidsongs: Play Along Songs

1982-02-23

Nadia Owusu, Games People Play: New York

1982-07-26

Gabe Klinger, Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater

1982-08-02

Julia Gorr, Come and Play

1983-02-20

Sandy Andrle Roffman, State of Play

1983-04-14

Steven Lang, Passion Play

1984-02-10

Alana Play, Black Girls Wanna Cracker?

1984-04-23

Alexandra Kosteniuk, How to Play Chess

1984-05-02

Rachael Kemery, Play

1984-07-07

Alberto Aquilani, Third Place Play-Off: Uruguay vs. Italy

1984-07-17

Ivan Djuricic, Play Me a Love Song

1984-12-10

Tom Hern, The Play's the Thing

1985-01-16

Philippe Iujvidin, State of Play

1985-06-20

Jesse Gullion, Play

1985-07-07

Chad Seltzer, Kidsongs: Play Along Songs

1986-07-07

Miyagi Chilombo, Kidsongs: Play Along Songs

1986-11-15

Indrasish Roy, Lorai: Play to Live

1987-05-23

Rebecca Andreassen, Kidsongs: Play Along Songs

1987-08-12

Bryan J. Terrill, Magic in the Mirror: Fowl Play

1987-08-19

Anaïs Lameche, Swedish singer (Play)

1987-08-19

Anaïs Lameche, Play: Evergirl

1987-09-26

Rosie Munter, Swedish singer (Play)

1987-10-23

Faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play)

1987-10-23

Faye Hamlin, Play: I Must Not Chase the Boys/Whole Again

1988-10-10

Jordan Elizabeth Gelber, Play Hooky

1989-01-06

Samantha Jordanne Reid, The Play

1989-02-22

Anna Sundstrand, Play: Evergirl

1989-06-06

Dominique Spencer, Come Out to Play

1989-07-06

Justin Mather, State of Play

1989-10-07

Cory Parravano, Fair Play

1989-10-09

John Calvin McCann, Baby, Let's Play House

1990-05-19

Michael Blake Kruse, Double Play

1991-03-11

Taylor Thomas, Play for Pay

1992-9-10

Nathan Coenen, At Play

1993-06-23

Kayla Schmitt, Dating Games People Play

1994-01-09

Petra Môciková, Fair Play

1994-08-22

Marianna Gigante, Role Play

1995-08-17

Sarah LeVan, Dating Games People Play

1996-05-17

Michaela Môciková, Fair Play

2003-07-20

Lauren Beach, Children's Hospital: A Play in Three Acts

2005-06-03

Moxie Jillette, Play Dead

2006-05-22

Zolten Jillette, Play Dead

Play - Notable Weddings

Chris MartinDec 5, 2003

Play - Weddings
Date Event
1993-08-14

Shari Beadley weds Christopher Martin (Kid 'n Play)

2003-12-05

Cold play band lead vocalist Chris Martin (35) weds actress and singer Gwyneth Paltrow (39) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California

Play - Notable Deaths

Toni StoneNov 2, 1996

Play - Deaths
Date Event
1919-07-02

Anna Howard Shaw, Your Girl and Mine: A Woman Suffrage Play

1939-09-29

Frank Kesson, How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 10: 'Trouble Shots'

1944-12-31

Mrs. Medill McCormick, Your Girl and Mine: A Woman Suffrage Play

1948-10-16

Nora Lane, Don't Play Bridge with Your Wife

1950-08-30

Alexander Kökert, Play in the Summer Breezes

1952-01-05

Nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies

1954-09-07

Glenn 'Pop' Warner, Defensive Play

1959-08-16

Wanda Landowska, Blacktop: A Story of the Washing of a School Play Yard

1960-07-13

Anna Blaman, To Play or To Die

1965-01-21

Harvey Zorbaugh, doctor/TV host (Play the Game), dies at 68

1968-01-25

Virginia Maskell, actress (Only Two Can Play), dies at 31

1968-08-26

Kay Francis, actress (Charley's Aunt, Play Girl), dies of cancer at 65

1978-01-13

Joe McCarthy, Sport Thrills: Play Ball

1978-04-22

Jo Heims, Play Misty for Me

1979-05-28

William Edmonson, Shadow Play

1981-04-24

Otto Arneth, A Heart's Foul Play

1981-07-23

George Fargo, Play Misty for Me

1983-05-26

Dianne Galke, Play Only with Me

1984-08-05

Isodore 'Tuts' Washington, Piano Players Rarely Ever Play Together

1985-05-29

Kathleen Boutall, Fanny's First Play

1985-11-05

Ion Teodorescu, Foul Play

1986-04-29

Philip Larson, The Games Children Play

1986-05-24

Margit Dajka, Cat's Play

1988-06-08

Cyril Magnin, Foul Play

1988-12-03

Neno Russo, Foul Play

1989-01-30

Nils Gustafsson, The Heavenly Play

1990-07-01

Anna Palk, actress (Play it Cool, Frozen Dead), dies of cancer at 48

1990-08-29

Sandy, dog in the play Annie, dies at 16

1991-03-24

Maudie Edwards, Only Two Can Play

1991-07-29

Maria Antinea, The Games Men Play

1991-08-07

Billy James, comedian/singer (Women at Play, Lusty Business), dies

1992-03-03

Ted Liss, actor (Child's Play), dies of heart attack at 72

1992-03-03

Ted Liss, Child's Play

1992-10-28

Savannah Bentley, Child's Play

1992-12-25

Rollin Moriyama, Foul Play

1993-04-15

Hans-Ulrich Horster, A Heart's Foul Play

1993-10-21

Bob Hunter, Double Play

1995-10-15

Tita Cooley, Moebius Play

1995-10-22

Kingsley Amis, Only Two Can Play

1996-01-12

Thomas Anderson, Don't Play Us Cheap

1996-05-05

Peter Gladke, The Honeymooners: Play It Again, Norton

1996-09-20

Ken Steadman, I Like to Play Games

1996-11-02

Toni Stone, first woman to play professional baseball in a men's league, dies at 75

1996-11-04

Yegor Dyakov, School Play

1997-03-31

Arthur Cunningham, Play Your Hunch

1997-06-27

George Harrison Marks, Come Play with Me

1997-11-26

Erna Fentsch, A Heart's Foul Play

1998-10-17

Albert Johnson, Play It As It Lays

1998-12-15

Georgia Dell, Child's Play

1998-12-20

Irene Hervey, Play Misty for Me

1999-07-19

Richard Marion, Child's Play 3

2000-08-20

Mitch Halpern, Play It to the Bone

2001-11-23

Bo Belinsky, Play It to the Bone

2002-02-11

Frank Crosetti, Sport Thrills: Play Ball

2002-03-08

Hamish Henderson, Play Me Something

2002-09-05

Hugo Caprera, Let's Play in the World

2004-06-08

F. Jo Mohrbach, Foul Play

2004-08-04

Eivor Landström, The Heavenly Play

2004-09-01

Russell Faith, Child's Play

2004-12-20

Arlon Ober, Child's Play

2005-04-15

Inga-Lilly Forsström, The Heavenly Play

2005-12-01

Jack Colvin, Child's Play

2005-12-30

Margaret Thomson, Child's Play

2005-12-31

Enrico Di Giuseppe, Foul Play

2007-12-17

Joel Dorn, Play Misty for Me

2008-11-08

Mieczyslaw Rakowski, I'll Play It for You

2009-01-04

George Werier, Child's Play

2010-02-15

Duke Everts, Play Misty for Me

2010-02-25

Richmond Johnson, Child's Play

2010-04-12

Peter Haskell, Child's Play 2

2010-09-05

Ernõ Bajor Nagy, Cat's Play

2010-12-20

John Alldis, The Wakefield Shepherd's Play

2011-05-27

Gil Scott-Heron, State of Play

2011-05-30

Clarice Taylor, Play Misty for Me

2011-07-06

George Kimball, Play It to the Bone

2012-11-05

Jim Flick, Play Your Best Golf

2013-02-18

Jerry Buss, Play Anything: Part 1

2014-04-05

Peter Matthiessen, At Play in the Fields of the Lord

2014-09-17

David Jones, Shadow Play

2015-01-26

Stephen R. Johnson, Peter Gabriel: Play

2017-06-20

Play School presenter Brian Cant dies aged 83

2018-03-20

Kwong, first player of Asian heritage to play in NHL, dies at age 94


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