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Table Tennis
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Table Tennis - Historical Events
Date Event
1901-12-14

1st table tennis tournament is held (London Royal Aquarium)

1951-03-08

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

1955-04-02

Pancho Gonzales retains tennis title by winning a tournament playing under table tennis rules

1971-04-10

US table tennis team arrives in China PR

1971-11-10

US table tennis team arrived in China

1991-02-12

North & South Korea form a joint team for table tennis competition

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Table Tennis - Birthdays
Date Event
1921-10-15

Angelica Rozeanu, Romanian table tennis player (World Champ 1950-55)

1952-02-17

Insook Bhushan, Seoul Korea, US US table tennis player (Olympic-92)

1954-06-13

Daniel Seemiller, Pitts, US Olympic table tennis player (Olympic-92)

1961-03-21

Wei Wang, Beijing China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1961-08-13

Bettine Vriesekoop, Dutch table tennis star

1962-02-28

Chunli Li, Auckland NZ, table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1962-10-05

Johnny Huang, Canton China, table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1963-08-22

Lily Yip, Canton China, US table tennis player (Olympics-92, 96)

1963-09-01

David Zhuang, China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1963-11-15

Gideon Joe Ng, Toronto Ontario, table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1964-07-14

Barbara Chiu, Canton China, Canada table tennis player (Oly-33-92, 96)

1967-07-31

Sean O'Neill, Toledo OH, US Olympic table tennis player (Olympic-92)

1969-04-09

Amy Feng, Tianjin China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1971-02-15

Jim Butler, Iowa City Iowa, table tennis player (Olympics-92, 96)

1973-05-28

Todd Sweeris, Grand Rapids Mich, table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1979-02-02

Petra Cada, Prague Czech, Canadian table tennis player (Olympics-96)

1981-08-09

Li Jiawei, Singaporean Olympic table tennis player

1982-08-05

Ryu Seung Min, Korean table tennis player

1983-12-15

Wang Hao, Chinese table tennis player

1984-03-22

Joshua Simon, The True Table Tennis

1986-08-31

Feng Tianwei, Singaporean table tennis player

Table Tennis - Deaths
Date Event
1972-02-28

Victor Barna, table tennis champ, dies

1993-10-19

Bert Schoofs, table tennis star, dies at 48


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