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Release - Notable Historical Events

Babe RuthDec 29, 1933

Fidel CastroDec 23, 1961

Bob DylanJul 24, 1965

Ernie BanksDec 1, 1971

Paul McCartneyMay 12, 1972

Stevie WonderMar 26, 1982

Michael JacksonOct 29, 1982

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Release - Historical Events
Date Event
631-06-11

Emperor Taizong of Tang of China, sends envoys to the Xueyantuo bearing gold and silk to persuade release of Chinese prisoners captured during transition from Sui to Tang from northern frontier; succeeded in freeing 80,000 Chinese men and women.

1438-07-07

French church/King Charles VII release Pragmatieke Sanctie of Bourges

1902-07-08

John McGraw, accused by Ban Johnson of trying to wreck Baltimore & Washington clubs, negotiates his release from the Orioles

1903-01-01

In Delhi, a great durbar, or formal reception, marks the coronation of King Edward VII as Emperor of India; the British release some 16,000 prisoners in honor of the occasion

1923-03-23

Frank Silver & Irving Conn release "Yes, We Have No Bananas"

1927-01-01

Dodgers announce release of future Hall of Fame Zack Wheat

1930-12-13

George Sisler's career ends when Boston Braves release him

1933-12-29

Yank refuses to release Babe Ruth so he can manage the Cin Reds

1935-02-26

NY Yankees release Babe Ruth, he signs with Boston Braves

1937-10-15

Rather than accept any trade offers, the Yanks release Tony Lazzeri

1940-11-25

Woody Woodpecker debuts with release of Walter Lantz's "Knock Knock"

1945-10-17

Loyalty Day in Argentina, mass demonstrations held to release Juan Perón

1950-11-09

White Sox release Luke Appling, who had been a Sox since 1930

1956-08-25

To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto

1960-06-08

Argentine government demands release of Adolf Eichmann

1961-02-25

Paul Bikle in glider climbs from 1208 m at release to record 14,10

1961-03-09

Supremes release "I Want A Guy" & "Never Again"

1961-12-23

Fidel Castro announces Cuba will release 1,113 prisoners from failed 1961 Bay of Pigs Invasion for $62M worth of food & medical supplies

1962-05-25

Isley Brothers release "Twist & Shout"

1962-08-11

Beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari"

1962-08-18

Peter, Paul & Mary release their 1st hit "If I Had a Hammer"

1962-10-05

Beatles release their 1st record "Love Me Do"

1963-01-11

Beatles release "Please Please Me" & "Ask Me Why"

1963-02-25

Beatles release their 1st single in US "Please Please Me"

1963-03-22

Beatles release 1st album, "Please Please Me"

1963-06-07

1st Rolling Stones TV appearance (Thank Your Lucky Stars) & release 1st single, "Come on"

1963-07-22

Beatles release "Introducing the Beatles"

1963-08-08

Kingsmen release "Louie, Louie", radio stations label it obscene

1963-08-23

Beatles release "She Loves You" in UK

1963-11-22

The Beatles release their second album "With the Beatles" in UK

1963-11-28

1st million copy record prior to release "I Want to Hold Your Hand"

1963-11-29

Beatles release "I Want to Hold Your Hand"

1963-12-26

Beatles release "I Want To Hold Your Hand"/"I Saw Her Standing There"

1964-05-09

Peter & Gordon release "World Without Love"

1964-06-21

Three civil rights workers, Michael H Schwerner, Andrew Goodman & James E Chane, disappeared after release from a Mississippi jail

1964-06-25

WMCA (NYC) plays Beatles' Hard Days Night Album (10 days prior to its scheduled release date), they decide to release it June 26th

1964-06-26

Beatles release "A Hard Day's Night" album

1964-06-27

Jan & Dean release "Little Old Lady From Pasadena"

1964-09-17

Supremes release "Baby Love"

1964-11-23

Beatles release "I Feel Fine" & "She's a Woman"

1964-12-04

Beatles release "Beatles For Sale" album

1965-02-08

Supremes release "Stop In the Name of Love"

1965-06-06

Rolling Stones release single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

1965-06-14

Beatles release album "Beatles VI"

1965-07-24

Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"

1965-08-06

Beatles release "Help" album in UK

1965-08-20

Rolling Stones release their single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (their 1st #1 US hit) in the UK

1965-09-13

Beatles release "Yesterday"

1965-10-06

Supremes release "I Hear a Symphony"

1965-10-25

Rolling Stones release "Get Off of My Cloud"

1965-12-29

Supremes release "My World is Empty Without You"

1966-04-15

Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"

1966-05-13

Rolling Stones release "Paint it Black"

1966-05-23

The Beatles release "Paperback Writer"

1966-07-25

Supremes release "You Can't Hurry Love"

1966-08-05

Beatles release "Revolver" album in US

1966-08-05

Beatles release single "Yellow Submarine" with "Eleanor Rigby" in UK

1966-12-16

Beatles release "Everywhere it's Christmas" in UK

1967-01-14

Sonny & Cher release "Beat Goes On"

1967-01-28

Rolling Stones release "Let's Spend the Night Together"

1967-02-17

Beatles release "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields"

1967-03-20

The Supremes release "The Happening"

1967-06-01

Beatles release Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in US & goes gold

1967-08-18

Rolling Stones release "We Love You"

1967-09-22

Phillies release pitcher Dallas Green, their future manager

1967-11-27

Beatles release "Magical Mystery Tour"

1967-12-15

Beatles release "Christmas Time is Here Again"

1968-02-22

Rock group Genesis release their 1st record "Silent Sun"

1968-03-13

Beatles release "Lady Madonna" in the UK

1968-05-25

Rolling Stones release "Jumping Jack Flash"

1968-06-08

Gary Puckett & Union Gap release "Lady Will Power"

1968-06-08

Rolling Stones release "Jumpin' Jack Flash"

1968-09-30

Supremes release "Love Child"

1968-11-21

Supremes & Temptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"

1968-11-22

Beatles release "Beatles" (White Album), their only double album

1968-11-29

John & Yoko release their 1st album "Two Virgins" in UK

1968-12-05

Rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP

1969-01-06

Supremes release "I'm Livin' In Shame"

1969-01-09

Beatles release "Yellow Submarine" single and its album "Revolver" in the US

1969-05-06

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Chichester-Clark announces an amnesty for all offences associated with demonstrations since 5 October 1968, resulting in the release of, among others, Ian Paisley and Ronald Bunting

1969-05-09

Following his release from prison Ian Paisley, North Ireland Loyalist holds a 'victory' meeting

1969-05-23

Who release rock opera "Tommy"

1969-06-04

Beatles release Ballad Of John & Yoko/Old Brown Shoe, in US

1969-06-07

Tommy James & Shondells release "Crystal Blue Persuasion"

1969-06-21

Zager & Evans release "In the Year 2525"

1969-07-11

Rolling Stones release "Honky Tonk Woman"

1969-09-26

Beatles release "Abbey Road" album

1969-10-09

Supremes release "Someday We'll Be Together"

1969-11-07

John & Yoko release their 2nd album "Wedding Album" in UK

1969-11-11

Beatles with Billy Preston release "Get Back" in UK

1970-02-26

Beatles release "Beatles Again" aka "Hey Jude" album

1970-03-06

Beatles release "Let it Be" in UK

1970-04-01

John & Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations

1970-05-07

"Long & Winding Road" becomes Beatles' last American release

1970-05-08

Beatles release "Let it Be" album

1971-05-01

Rolling Stones release "Brown Sugar"

1971-08-13

Paul & Linda McCartney release "Back Seat of My Car"

1971-12-01

Cubs release Ernie Banks & sign him as a coach

1971-12-01

John & Yoko release "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in US

1971-12-07

Wings release their 1st album "Wild Life"

1972-02-01

Wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK

1972-05-12

Paul McCartney & Wings release "Mary Had a Little Lamb"

1972-07-21

Dodgers release & end career of pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm

1972-08-05

Moody Blues release "Nights in White Satin"

1972-12-01

Wings release "Hi, Hi, Hi" in UK

1973-05-04

Wings release "Red Rose Speedway" in UK

1973-06-01

Paul McCartney & Wings release "Live & Let Die"

1973-07-23

Pres Nixon refuses to release Watergate tapes of conversations in the White House relevant to the Watergate investigation

1973-10-26

Wings release "Helen Wheels"

1973-12-07

Wings release "Band on the Run"

1974-04-20

Paul McCartney & Wings release single "Band on the Run"

1974-04-29

President Nixon said he will release edited tapes made in White House

1974-06-28

Wings release "Band on the Run" & "Zoo Gang" in UK

1974-10-18

Wings (Country Hams) release "Walking in the Park with Eloise"

1974-10-25

Wings release "Junior's Farm"

1975-01-08

Judge Sirica orders release of Watergate's John W Dean III, Herbert W Kalmbach & Jeb Stuart Magruder from prison

1975-05-05

A's release pinch runner Herb Washington (played 104 games without batting, pitching, or fielding He stole 30 bases, & scored 33 runs)

1975-05-16

Wings release "Listen to What the Man Said" in UK

1975-05-30

Wings release "Venus & Mars" album

1975-09-05

Wings release "Letting Go"

1975-11-10

Royals release slugger Harmon Killebrew, ending his 22-year career

1975-11-28

Wings release "Venus & Mars/Rock Show" medley

1976-03-26

Wings release "Wings at the Speed of Sound" album

1976-04-30

Wings release "Silly Love Songs"

1976-07-23

Wings release "Let 'em In"

1976-11-26

Sex Pistols release their debut single "Anarchy In The UK"

1976-12-10

Wings release triple album "Wings Over America"

1977-02-04

Wings release "Maybe I'm Amazed"

1977-08-03

Radio Shack issues a press release introducing TRS-80 computer 25 existed, within weeks thousands were ordered

1977-11-11

Wings release "Mull of Kintyre" & "Girl's School"

1978-03-24

Wings release "With a Little Luck"

1978-03-31

Wings release "London Town" album

1978-09-18

All four Kiss members release solo albums

1979-03-23

Wings release "Goodnight Tonight"

1979-05-30

Percom Data Company Inc release Microdos for Radio Shack's TRS-80

1979-06-01

Wings release "Old Siam, Sir"

1979-06-08

Wings release "Back to the Egg" album

1979-08-10

Wings release "Getting Closer" & "Baby's Request"

1980-05-24

Iran rejects a call to World Court to release US hostages

1980-12-22

Cardinals release outfielder Bobby Bonds

1981-01-19

US & Iran sign agreement to release 52 American hostages

1981-07-01

Radio Shack 3rd release of Model III TRSDOS 1.3

1982-03-26

Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder release "Ebony & Ivory" in the UK

1982-10-29

Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "Girl is Mine"

1982-12-12

"Snowplow Game", after a snowstorm holds both New England and Miami scoreless, Mark Henderson, a convict on work release, on order of Patriots coach Ron Meyer, clears the path for John Smith's attempt, which wins the game for the Patriots, 3-0 (the practice of using snow plows during games is later banned)

1983-10-03

Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "Say, Say, Say" in UK

1984-01-27

John & Yoko release "Milk & Honey" album

1984-09-24

Paul McCartney release "No More Lonely Nights"

1985-11-14

Brewers release 39-year-old pitcher Rollie Fingers

1986-06-25

Phillies give Steve Carlton, 41, his unconditional release

1986-08-01

Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia release from hospital after 3 week coma

1986-10-27

Paul McCartney release "Pretty Little Head"

1987-02-26

1st release of Beatles compact discs

1988-07-29

Judge orders NASA to release unedited tape from Challenger cockpit

1988-10-03

Lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh (held for 30 months)

1988-10-17

Traveling Wilbury's 1st release "Handle With Care"

1990-04-12

James Brown moves to a work-release center after serving 15 months

1990-04-22

Lebanon release US hostage Robert Polhill after 39 months

1990-06-26

New Kid on the Block Donnie Wahlberg release from hospital after fall

1990-07-04

2 Live Crew release "Banned in the USA" the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner & Gettysburg Address

1990-10-23

Iraq announces release of 330 French hostages

1990-11-20

Saddam Hussein announces plans to release German hostages

1990-12-04

Iraq announces it will release all 3,300 Soviet hostages

1990-12-06

Saddam anounces release of all foriegn hostages

1991-08-08

Shi'ite Muslims release British hostage John McCarthy

1991-08-11

Shite Moslems release US hostage Edward Tracy

1991-11-18

Moslem Shi'ites release hostages Terry Waite & Thomas Sutherland

1991-12-02

Muslim Shites release American held in Lebanon hostage Joseph Cicippio

1991-12-03

Muslim Shiites release US hostage Alan Steen

1991-12-04

Muslim Shites release last US hostage Terry Anderson (held 6½ years)

1992-06-02

Wilson Phillips release their 2nd album "Shadows & Light"

1992-07-14

386BSD is released by Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz beginning the Open Source Operating System Revolution. Linus Torvalds release his Linux soon afterwards.

1993-08-16

The Debian distribution was first announced by Ian Murdock, then a student at Purdue University. Murdock initially called his system the "Debian Linux Release"

1997-11-17

Metallica release the album "ReLoad"

1998-11-17

Tori Amos release a compilation of her videos, "Tori Amos: The Complete Collection: 1992-1998"

2004-04-30

U.S. media release graphic photos of American soldiers abusing and sexually humiliating Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.

2005-07-26

Samir Geagea, the Lebanese Forces (LF) leader, is released after spending 11 years in a solitary confinement. His release came after the end of the Syrian occupation to Lebanon.

2012-10-18

Google stock trading is suspended after a premature release of a quarterly report indicating a 20% drop in profits and a 9% fall in share price

2013-05-21

Microsoft announces the release of Xbox One

2015-11-25

Chicago protesters march, block streets after police release shooting video

2016-01-17

Iran announces release of 5 Americans after sanctions lifted

2016-01-29

State Department will not release 22 'top secret' Clinton emails

2016-03-01

Trump rivals call for release of NY Times editorial board tape

2016-04-20

Thousands rally to call for release of Israeli soldier who shot Palestinian assailant

2016-05-29

Judge orders release of documents in Trump University suit

2016-08-26

Judge orders search of new Clinton emails for release by September 13

2017-03-07

Malaysian PM Najib calls on North Korea to release all Malaysians

2017-04-17

Protesters Call For Release Of Trump's Taxes

2018-01-30

House panel votes to release Republican memo alleging anti-Trump bias

2018-02-03

Trump escalates fight over Russia probe, approves release of secret memo

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Release - Birthdays
Date Event
1829-06-08

John Everett Millais, England, painter (Order of Release)

1891-01-01

Gerda Calander, Release the Prisoners to Spring

1915-03-30

Lilly Clausen, Temporary Release

1926-01-23

Lasse Björne, Release the Prisoners to Spring

1926-04-05

Harold Winston Hefner, Catch or Release?

1933-08-25

Rune Gustafsson, Release the Prisoners to Spring

1940-05-14

Bill Carlsson, Release the Prisoners to Spring

1941-05-13

Urban Sahlin, Release the Prisoners to Spring

1946-03-03

Bertil Rosengren, Release the Prisoners to Spring

1950-11-03

James Rothman, Haverhill Massachusetts, American Biochemist and Nobel Laureate who discovered how vesicles, sac-like structures that transport hormones and growth factors, reach their destination in cells and know where and when to release their contents

1951-07-14

Esther Dyson, Zurich Switz, computer publisher (Release 1.0)

1962-05-31

Timm Mehrens, Emergency Release

1965-06-01

Frank Feys, Day Release

1971-02-09

Jesper Rosenberg Antonsen, Temporary Release

1976-06-11

Danny Roddick, Amazônia: Release

1976-10-18

Michael Darling, Release the Funny

1979-06-29

John Barnum, Release the Head

1981-07-20

Lisa Thibault, The Giving G/Release the Craigan

1981-08-26

David J. Chung, The Giving G/Release the Craigan

1982-02-12

Chantal Simpson, Release Me

1982-02-26

Nhu Diep, The Giving G/Release the Craigan

1982-06-28

Vocab, Jay-Z Album Release Party

1984-05-03

Sara Casasnovas, Day Release

1985-03-07

John Deligiannis, The Giving G/Release the Craigan

1986-06-11

Geoffrey Cowper, Day Release

1987-07-16

Gil Ventura, Day Release

1987-10-30

Toke Kristian Suhr, Temporary Release

1990-12-03

Austin Buchanan, Grand Theft Auto 5 Release

1991-02-02

Sean Gravel, Release

1994-04-20

Theo Alves, Release Part II

2000-06-28

Joshua Friesen, Catch and Release

2004-06-16

Keira Peña, Kayley Stallings CD Release Party & Earth to Echo Review

Release - Deaths
Date Event
1976-09-24

Gerda Calander, Release the Prisoners to Spring

2006-06-03

Lilly Clausen, Temporary Release

2007-09-13

Danny Roddick, Amazônia: Release

2008-03-27

Harold Winston Hefner, Catch or Release?

2012-06-15

Rune Gustafsson, Release the Prisoners to Spring

2013-01-05

Lasse Björne, Release the Prisoners to Spring


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